Regard Magazine Red Carpet Experience in Celebration of The ESPY Awards

BEL AIR, Calif. (JULY 17th, 2018) — The Experience Magazine had exclusive access to a celebrity filled party in Bel Air. Regard Magazine along with Grand Marnier, Lyft and Soul Restaurant sponsored a sun soaked afternoon of gourmet bites and delicous handcrafted cocktails. This event was held in celebration of The ESPY’S hosted by CJ (Lana) Perry, who is the cover celebrity of this month’s edition of Regard Magazine. This is the magazine’s annual sports edition. Event host CJ Perry is a WWE Diva on E’s WWE Diva show. She was walking the red carpet and posing for photos with guests and VIPs.

Event host CJ (Lana) Perry finding a bit of shade as she arrives at the red carpet. Photo by Dustin Brown

Pro Bowler and former Denver Bronco Byron Chamberlain was looking stylish on the step and repeat. Byron is a former American football tight end in the NFL. He’s played with the Denver Broncos, the Minnesota Vikings, and the Washington Redskins. Byron won back-to-back Super Bowl Championships as a member of the Denver Broncos (Super Bowls XXXII & XXXIII). Byron and actor Steve Cederquist are co hosting a show for Rio Vista Universal called The Front Lines.

Steve Cederquist (L) with Byron Chamberlain (R)

Steve Cederquist was on the red carpet. We asked him about the HGTV reality show “Flip or Flop”. He was happy to talk about his love for flipping properties and remodeling homes. Steve is working on The Front Lines with co host Byron Chamberlin.  Steve shared that he also just appeared in the short film “REASON”(2018) directed by Graeme Finlayson. Steve plays a chef in that short film.

Dr. Chris Metzler (L) with sexy Bai Ling (R) together striking a pose in front of one of the Maybach luxury cars

Dr Chris Metzler stopped by.  He is a scholar and a national on-camera political pundit. He can be seen on CNN and many other news shows offering his view on legal issues and other important topics.

Dr. Sam Nguyen with her husband Chris Luong. Photo by Experience Magazine staff photographer
Antoine and Spencer Holmes (Transformers). Photo by Dustin Brown

Dr. Sam Nguyen was on hand with her husband Chris Luong. Dr. Nguyen is a Ms National Woman of Achievement recipient. She was awarded a Lifetime Presidential Award from President Obama in 2015.

Who’s that seeking shade? It’s In Touch Magazine and Life & Style Editor Rick Egusqiza (L) with Rockstar Rachel Lorin (R). Photo by Dustin Brown

This event was at an incredible location at the top of Sepulveda Pass. The upscale home featured a swimming pool and two seperate putting greens. Mercedes Benz had three luxury model Maybach’s on the front lawn. Actress Bai Ling posed for photos in front of the stunning cars with VIPs.  Former pro basketball player turned designer and actor, Jason Faulknor, walked the red carpet. Antoine and Spencer Holmes (Transformers) were causing double vision in identical outfits.

Champion Boxer Mia Saint John on the red carpet. Photo by Dustin Brown

World Champion Boxer Mia Saint John was shadow boxing as she posed for photos on the red carpet. Mia has a foundation where she helps the homeless. She is currently working on a documentary film. Check out Mia’s Foundation website here; Mia Saint John Foundation. Rachel Lorin looked fabulous on the step and repeat. Rachel debuted on the Billboard ROCK charts and is working on a new album to be released next year. She was featured on Oxygen/E Networks show “Next Big Thing.” Follow Rachel Lorin on Instagram here.

The red carpet experience took place with buckets of California sunshine. Photo by the Experience Magazine

The celebrties and VIPs moved from the red carpet to the back yard where guests were treated to gifts from the many sponsors. The gazebo by the pool was full of VIPs that were relaxing in the shade. There were many great opprounities to take social media photos or hang out in the gorgeous Bel Air home.

Bottled water from Sobaba was gifted to the thirsty party goers. Sobaba’s mission is to make childhood hunger a thing of the past. When you buy a bottle, a meal is donated. They work together with local community food banks.

Jen Oloo’s Yahooty Who? puppet. Photo by Dustin Brown

Jen Oloo’s Yahooty Who? puppets were at the party and posing for Insta photos. The Yahooty Who? project is Kickstarting an animated feature based on the fun puppets.

By the end of the afternoon, guests that were leaving the event were treated to complimentary luxury level rides on Lyft. Gift bags of thoughtful items were given out as a memento of the afternoon. The bags featured puppets by Yahooty Who?, an iphone charging cable by Cords of Steel and other unique gifts.

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