Poolside cabanas are already at capacity with the likes of Lance Bass, Jesse Metcalf of “Desperate Housewives” and Chris Kattan, who don’t seem too interested in the bikini-clad crowd, including Kimberly Stewart, who passes the time knitting a scarf, while Nicky Hilton, clad in a pool-appropriate black shorts jumpsuit, helps Las Vegas mayor Oscar Goodman present comedian Jeff Beacher with a key to the city as fishnet-drenched go-go dancers jiggle on a black fabric-draped stage on the fake beach.
Jessica Alba and pseudo-beau Cash Warren make an appearance.
Shannon Elizabeth beats Dave Navarro in a celebrity poker tournament. “I think guys underestimate women card players,” she says with a shrug.
At the outdoor Bon Jovi concert, Zeta-Jones and Douglas rock out in the bleachers while Heather Locklear and daughter Ava watch Richie Sambora sing “I’ll Be There For You” from the wings. C-list troika Cris Judd, Wilmer Valderrama and Joey Fatone sway in sync to the ballad.
Robbie Williams regales the Body English crowd with Camp Freddy’s version of Queen’s “Fat-Bottomed Girls” as several silicon-enhanced women grab his behind from the stage pit.
SUNDAY, MAY 1
David Spade eats breakfast alone at Mr. Lucky’s Cafe while reading The Los Angeles Times, and several rockers from Incubus and Linkin Park grab a bite before heading on to the next desert oasis, the Coachella music festival.