Toronto has been ablaze with movie stars, film openings and parties for Toronto International Film Festival and Real Style Network editors and writers have been on the scene. Here are some of the behind the scenes moments and quotes of the last few days:
Drew and Jonathan Scott speaking about their show Property Brothers’ success at the APJ event ” The show premiered in the States as one of 5 top ranking shows in their category. We are looking forward to expanding to the U.S., but loving the Canadian show right now”.
Mary Murphy the judge of SYTYCD and a guest judge on the Canadian show talking about the Canadian show ” Only the four top Canadian dancers are strong enough to make it in the States. I’m afraid that the Canadian show is getting cancelled.” Gerard Butler looking very slim and dapper introducing Paul Haggis the director and the founder of the Artists For Peace And Justice.
George Stroumboulopoulos (Strombo) hosting a fab party at the Hazelton hotel which brought out Jon Hamm, Bono and Rob Lowe. Our fave vampire Alexander Skarsgard at the Hugo boss party and then at the hottest spot at this year’s fest Goodnight Gansevoort pop up lounge. George Clooney and his new girlfriend Stacey Keibler engaged in a romantic moment at an after party.
Grey Goose Soho House hosting the best celeb attended event for the afterparty for Dangerous Method directed by Canadian David Cronenberg. Keira Knightley showed up sporting her new short do and a gorgeous Erdem dress, Alexander Skarsgard, Evan Rachel Wood, Ryan Gosling were also there just to name a few.
Comedian Russell Peters known for his risque humour joking around at the NKPR IT lounge before his movie premiere Breakaway. Comedienne Kathy Gifford, dropping F-bombs to a full house at a charity fundraiser at Cinema Against Aids Gala benefiting amFar,when asked how come so many of the celebs are super svelte right now, she quipped ” We are all on meth“. Kim Cattrall looking forward to her play starting next week at the Royal Alexandra theatre before it moves to Broadway.
Madonna in town promoting her new film about Wallis Simpson and prince Edward said at the press conference ” I wanted to portray her as a real person”.