The Playboy Mansion lived up to its name Monday night as professional athletes and Hollywood’s elite attended the 8th Annual Bear Trap Entertainment All-Star Celebrity Kickoff Party. The star-studded affair, produced by BRANDed Management, included a Celebrity Bigg City Bouree Tournament and an auction benefiting The Artists and Athletes Alliance.
The annual affair kicked the summer sports awards season into high gear as celebrities were met at the red carpet by the premiere media outlets as they made their way into The Mansion for the kickoff celebration. Among those in attendance included, musicians Chris Brown, Snoop Dogg aka Snoop Lion, and Sean Kingston, actor Jamie Foxx and actress Bai Ling, Chelsea Lately star Chuy Bravo, Los Angeles Dodgers Outfielder Yasiel Puig, who is ESPY-nominated for Best Breakthrough Athlete, Formula One Driver Lewis Hamilton, Philadelphia Eagles Wide Receiver DeSean Jackson, San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who is also up for the ESPY for Best Breakthrough Athlete, Chicago Bears’ Wide Receiver Brandon Marshall, boxer Jose Ramírez, Denver Broncos Linebacker Von Miller, NFL Hall of Fame Warren Moon, New York Jets Safety Bret Lockett, Washington Wizards guard John Wall, Los Angeles Galaxy’s A. J. DeLaGarza, Chicago Bulls Forward Jimmy Butler, Denver Nuggets Forward Kenneth Faried, volleyball star Kim Glass, and Hank Baskett the former NFL wide receiver who also married former Girl Next Door star Kendra Wilkinson.
Once inside, the attendees were gifted with unique and trendy items including, Mophie®, creators of the original juice pack®, Thera°Pearl®, the dual action hot/cold packs for therapeutic relief, Paramount Sleep, an 80-year-old mattress manufacturer, 22 Days Nutrition, energy bars that are perfect nutrition for optimum wellness, ok.- Energy Drink, a Swiss energy drink distributed by Sadaf Distribution, Inc., Rockin’ Refuel®, a complete line of protein milk beverages made by Shamrock Farms, and Cuestion Tequila, among many other items.
As the night continued so did the entertainment with special performances by Tae Snap and DJ Cannon, who was recently named Def Jam VP of A&R. Celebrities and industry influencers also dined on one-of-kind menu items prepared by the world-renowned Chef William Bloxsom-Carter, The Playboy Mansion’s Executive Chef. The event also supported the Artists and Athletes Alliance, a non-for-profit organization that operates as a connector between the entertainment community and Washington, D.C. by helping artists and athletes better understand and navigate the political process.
The 8th Annual BTE All-Star Celebrity Kickoff Party was produced by BRANDed Management. For more information, please visit http://www.BRANDedMGMT.com.
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