John Travolta broke out his famous ‘Saturday Night Fever’ dance moves at Madonna’s Oscars party.
The 59-year-old actor – who earned an Oscar nomination for his role as disco lover Tony Manero in the 1977 film – wowed an A-list audience by showing he’s still got the moves as Bee Gees hit ‘Stayin’ Alive’ played at the bash following the Academy Awards on Sunday.
John – who was accompanied by his wife Kelly Preston – did the famous dance which helped him earn a Best Actor nomination and other celebrity guests ”followed and started dancing”, according to the New York Post newspaper.
Celebrities at the party, which took place at the Los Angeles home of Madonna’s close friend and manager Guy Oseary, included Oscar-winning ‘Lincoln’ actor Daniel Day-Lewis, Channing Tatum and Selena Gomez.
Thanks largely to her blockbuster MDNA tour, the Queen of Pop reigns at No. 1 on the Moneymakers list for a second time. (She first crowned the tally for earnings in 2008.) MDNA was last year’s -biggest tour ($305 million gross), and the No. 10 top-grossing trek of all time. The 88-date tour earned Madonna an estimated $32 million in 2012. The globetrotting tour also supported her MDNA album, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and generated $1.5 million in physical and digital album sales for the artist. Her first studio release under a 360 deal with Live Nation, MDNA was released and promoted through Interscope, with U.S. sales buoyed by a promotion in which tour ticket buyers had an option of receiving the album as part of their purchase.
Pioneering DJ and producer Mark Kamins, who was instrumental in facilitating the signing of Madonna to Sire Records in 1982, has died. According to BlackBook, on Feb. 14, he suffered “a massive coronary” in Guadalajara, Mexico, where he has been teaching. Word spread on Facebook, where many friends of the Downtown New York City scenester posted remembrances. The particular poignancy of his passing is surely the marking of the chronology of those connected to the incipient development of the biggest musical star of our time — the mortality surrounding the cultural immortal that is the Queen of Pop.
In a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, Madonna writes: “I’m very sorry to hear about Marks death. I haven’t seen him for years but if it weren’t for him, I might not have had a singing career. He was the first DJ to play my demos before I had a record deal. He believed in me before anyone else did. I owe him a lot. May he Rest in Peace.” More »
Madonna’s boyfriend, dancer/model Brahim Zaibat, walked the runway at Wednesday’s Jeremy Scott Fall 2013 fashion show at New York Fashion Week, where he revealed to ET his Valentine’s Day plans with his girlfriend of two years.
“Go out, have dinner or something like this, watch a movie — like everybody else,” he said. “Valentine’s Day for me is every day. There is no one day for love. If you love, it’s every day.”