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Peach Colored Tissues, Stripper Poles and Other Outrageous Celebrity Hotel Demands

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February 1, 2010 at 3:25 PM | by | ()

You know that famous story about Van Halen demanding M&Ms with all the brown ones removed in their dressing room before concerts? Well, that got us thinking: What do world-famous celebrities these days demand of the hotels they stay in? As we found out after a little bit of digging, the answer is quite a lot. All this week, well share some of the more bizarre, befuddling, and downright diva-licious celebrity demands we came across. Oh, and for the real story behind those Van Halen M&Ms, see what Snopes has to say about it.

When investigating this topic, it became clear right away that divas of the music and theatrical world were at the top for craziest demands. Babs, Mariah, J-Lo and Britney are all very particular about their homes away from homes.

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Party Dispatch :: Planet Hollywood's Grand Opening Weekend Saw Celebs Old and New and Random

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November 19, 2007 at 12:29 PM | by | ()

We spent the weekend in Vegas on a very tough assignment---attending the grand opening celebration of the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

Since we live in a celeb-obsessed world where everyone seems to know the name of Britney's anti-depression "medication", we are giving you our celeb scoop first. Then the bit about the rooms and the casino will come later.

Besides isn't everyone curious to find out how Sylvester Stallone looks in person?

Find out after the jump.

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Barbra Streisand and Jon Stewart To Perform at Planet Hollywood's Grand Opening Weekend

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October 31, 2007 at 1:30 PM | by | ()

She's soooo NOT retiring! Barbra Streisand and her voice like butter will serenade the guests at the Planet Hollywood three-day grand opening weekend in Las Vegas on Nov. 17.

The festivities will kick off on Thursday, November 15 with a premiere of comedian Katt William's movie, Katt Wiliams American Hustle: The Movie in the resort's Mezz Theatre.

On Friday, November 16 Jon Stewart will give a private performance to invited guests with an after-party in the ballroom attended by Bruce Willis and his band, DJ DMC, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and some surprise guests.

Then Queen Babs will perform Saturday night at the Planet Hollywood Theatre, followed by performances from Earth Wind & Fire and Sugar Ray in the Grand Ballroom.

Damn, that is a lot of action over three days and that's the way Planet Hollywood wants it. In the official party press release, co-chairman Robert Earl said, "We are throwing the biggest party Las Vegas has ever seen."

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