Celebrity guests at the Givenchy show Sunday night — including Kanye West, Alicia Keys and Laetitia Casta — greeted each other in the pitch dark, and freezing cold, venue. That didn’t deter Sean “P. Diddy” Combs. “People always ask what I would love to do, and I think it’s going to Paris for the shows,” he said.
Combs deserved a little trip, having just won an Oscar as executive producer of the documentary “Undefeated.” He keeps the gold statuette in his Miami home, he said, “next to my Grammys, because they match.”
His on-off girlfriend Cassie Ventura was also in attendance. The R&B singer said she was in town to promote her new single “King of Hearts,” due to appear on her sophomore album, which is scheduled for release in September.
Marina Abramovic confessed to feeling slightly disoriented. “I just came from New York like two, three hours ago,” she said. She was off next to Milan, where her exhibition “The Abramovic Method” is opening at the PAC Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea on March 21. “I developed my own system to teach the public to perform,” she said of the show.
Sky Ferreira said she’s finishing her next album, “Wild at Heart,” and flying to Los Angeles soon to shoot the video for the single, “Red Lips,” with a well-known photographer in the director’s chair. And who might that be? “He likes wearing a lot of flannel,” she demurred, her clue a dead giveaway for Terry Richardson. Ferreira co-wrote “Red Lips” with Garbage front woman Shirley Manson, and she described it as “grungy.”
Keys said she was oblivious to the thumping soundtrack. “Oh my gosh, I could barely pay attention because I was too swept away in the clothes. I loved them!” she said after the show.