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The Emmy revelry began Thursday night, with a Diamond Information Center dinner at Martin and Kelly Katz's Beverly Hills home. "We needed a celebration again. It's time," the hostess said, as she made sure guests Debra Messing, Virginia Madsen, Jennifer Westfeldt, Brenda Strong, Courtney Ford, Jennifer Carpenter and Alicia Witt had their fill of both Champagne and bling. "I always pick out my jewelry first," said Messing. "Then I choose a dress to go with it." "The worst part is when someone comes to pick it up the next morning," said Madsen of her sparklers.
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