Keith Girard

Paul Rudd All He Can Be, And More, As Hasty Pudding’s Man of the Year (photos!)

Paul Rudd, one of Hollywood’s most versatile actors in both comedies and dramas, now has another accolade honoring his career–The Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ Man of the Year Award. Rudd was roasted last night Rudd and presented with the traditional "Pudding Pot." Past contemporary recipients include Robert Downey Jr, Tom Hanks, Chris Pratt, Robert De Niro, Harrison Ford, Justin Timberlake and most recently, Ryan Reynolds....
Johnny Depp Pirates Premiere

Johnny Depp Goes All In to Back New Pirates Movie at LA Premiere (photos!)

Johnny Depp was here, there and everywhere at the Los Angeles premiere of his latest pirates movie “Dead Men Tell No Tales.” Despite a reputation for eccentricity, he went all in to make the fans, and movie execs happy, posing for photos and signing autographs with abandon. Johnny could use a little adulation after a crushing year that included a highly publicized divorce from wife of 15 months Amber Heard....

Bernadette Peters, Matthew Morrison Dazzle at PCF Gala (Photos!)

Broadway veteran Bernadette Peters and Matthew Morrison, best known for his role on hit Fox show “Glee,” were show stoppers at the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) dinner at restaurant Daniel on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The non-profit organization funds groundbreaking cancer research programs and has helped save millions of lives....

Oprah, Usher Lead Night of One Names at Robin Hood Gala in New York City

In a room where everybody was somebody, you were nobody at last night’s Robin Hood Foundation Gala in New York City–unless everyone knew you by only one name. There was Oprah and Usher and Katie and, well, you get the point. It was New York City’s biggest annual fundraiser. Ironically, those who made the night happen, raising $61 million to help fight poverty in New York City, were the nameless, faceless financial barons best known only on Wall Street. ...

Prince Harry Leads Royal Charge in Palm Beach Charity Polo Match

Prince Harry weathered a downpour not unlike soggy England to lead his Sentebale ISPS Handa team to victory in a round robin charity polo match at Valiente Polo Farm in Palm Beach earlier this week. It was only the second such event in the United States. More than 300 spectators turned out for the event to raise money for Prince Harry’s charity Sentebale. It supports young people living with HIV/AIDS in Lesotho, Africa. ...

Joe Jonas Headlines Diesel Madison Ave. Store Opening in New York City

Joe Jonas kicked off a blow out party to mark the opening of fashion brand Diesel’s flagship New York City store on Madison avenue over the weekend during New York Fashion Week. The action shifted to an after-party that saw a gathering of celebs, models and fashion industry types. Making the scene were high-profile models Coco Rocha, Eniko Malhalik and Naomi Campbell, UK singer Charli XCX, and up-and-comers like Kenya Kinski-Jones and Alicia Rountree. ...

Ben Stiller Swings Big Friggin’ Stick at Zoolander 2 London Debut (see!)

Ben Stiller made history at the London premiere of his new movie “Zoolander 2,” by swinging the largest selfie stick in the world and taking a photo of stars Will Ferrell, Owen Wilson, Penelope Cruz, Christine Taylor, Kristen Wiig, Justin Theroux and supporting cast of fans. The Guinness Book of World Records was on hand to document the feat and presented Stiller with a certificate, attesting to the new record. ...
Lee Woodruff and husband Bob Woodruff hosted the Hamptons Stands for Heroes event at the home of Joan and George Hornig. (Photo by Lenny Stucker)

Hamptons Stands for Heroes Honors Bob, Lee Woodruff Foundation

Bob Woodruff and wife Lee Woodruff hosted the Hamptons Stands for Heroes event to celebrate the work of The Bob Woodruff Foundation, which helps war veterans make a smooth transition when they return home. The event was held Friday (Aug. 28) at the home of Joan and George Hornig, Chief Operating Officer of Pine Bridge Investments and a co-founder of Wasserstein Perella & Company....

Jennifer Lawrence, Hunger Games Cast Has Final Reunion at Comic Con

Jennifer Lawrence was the center of attention at the Hunger Games panel at Comic Con in San Diego, but she had no problem sharing the spotlight with fellow cast members Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth. It was their final reunion and it produced some poignant moments. “The Hunger Games’ cast has been filming together since 2011. Lawrence was picked for the role of Katniss Everdeen out of nearly 30 other actresses who auditioned for the role, including Hailee Steinfeld, Emma Roberts, Chloë Grace Moretz and Shailene Woodley....

Melissa Rivers Celebrates New Book About Mom in New York (photos!)

Melissa Rivers, daughter of the late Joan Rivers, was the quest of honor at an event hosted by Denise Albert and Melissa Musen Gerstein, better known as The Moms, to mark the publication of Melissa’s new book. “The Book of Joan: Tales of Mirth, Mischief, And Manipulation,” is a behind-the-scenes look at Melissa’s celebrated mother-daughter relationship....

Taye Diggs Joins Families at Disney Monkey Kingdom Premiere (photos)

Taye Diggs and son Walker Diggs were among the celebrities and their families who turned out for the premiere of Disneynature’s latest animal documentary “Monkey Kingdom,” a film about a monkey troupe living among ancient ruins in Southeast Asia. “Monkey Kingdom” is narrated by Tina Fey, directed by Mark Linfield and co-directed by Alastair. Music is by award-winning composer Harry Gregson-Williams....

Alexa Ray Joel, Kristin Cavallari Hit NY Fashion Week ‘Go For Red’

Alexa Ray Joel, Kristin Cavallari and a host of other celebrities showed off the latest designs in red as part of the “Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection 2015″ presented by Macy’s at New York Fashion Week. “Orange is the New Black” actress Laverne Cox, Cynthia Bailey, “I Dream of Genie’s” Barbara Eden and members of singing group Fifth Harmony walked the runway. Also hitting the stage were singer Ciara, actress Zendaya Coleman, actress Donna Mills and “Today” show host Hoda Kotb....

Elton John Hosts 13th AIDS Foundation Enduring Vision Gala

Elton John hosted his 13th namesake AIDs Foundation gala in New York City last night (Oct. 28) that drew Alec Baldwin, Brooke Shields and other celebrities and socialites to raise money for research into the debilitating disease. The foundation is one of the world’s largest sources of funds for HIV research. It has raised more than $300 million for the treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS since its inception in 1992, with offices in offices in New York and London....

Keith Girard

Keith Girard is Editor and Pubilsher of TheImproper, New York City’s cutting edge arts, entertainment pop culture and lifestyle Web magazine. Before that, he was editor-in-chief of Billboard magazine and a reporter for the Washington Post among other media positions.