On Thursday night, Manhattan magazine had a party to celebrate its September issue with Jennifer Hudson gracing the cover. The sensational soiree was hosted by magazine editor-in-chief Cristina Cuomo and held at The Standard, East Village. Several celebrity guests attended this posh party in NYC.
The beautiful people gathered in the glorious penthouse at The Standard. Everyone enjoyed panoramic views of New York City as they sipped Purity vodka cocktails, Peroni beer and Nestle waters. The cocktail reception celebrated the September issue of Manhattan magazine featuring the lovely Jennifer Hudson.
A variety of celebrity guests attended this incredible event including Hilaria and Alec Baldwin, Matthew Carroll, SVP & Group Publisher, Modern Luxury and Pamela Fiori, Manhattan contributor. Others in attendance included actor T.R. Pescod, Mark Mullett, Agent, William Morris Endeavor Entertainment and Sara Ziff, Model and Founder of the Model Alliance.
The party celebrating the September issue featuring Jennifer Hudson was appropriately held The Standard, East Village which located in the heart of NYC. The Standard Hotel brand is part of Andre Balazs Properties. The 21 story tower has stunning views of the city. The 21st floor penthouse is available for the poshest parties in New York. The hotel also has 145 rooms and suites where people can stay in luxury after attending a party at the penthouse.
Early in September, Manhattan magazine shared images and info with us about their interview and cover shoot with Jennifer Hudson. Jennifer discussed everything from her admiration for President Barack Obama to her feelings about drugs. Jennifer currently appears in “Winnie Mandela,” a biopic from Darrell J. Roodt.
Jennifer’s film “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete” is scheduled for release on October 11, 2013. Her co-stars include Anthony Mackie, Adewale-Akinnuoye-Agbaje and Jordin Sparks. The movie is about two inner city youths who are left to take care of themselves after their mothers are taken away by the authorities. During her interview with Manhattan magazine, Jennifer admitted she had never had a drink or done a drug in her entire life. This made it a challenge to play the part of an addicted mother.
In her Manhattan magazine photo shoot, Jennifer looked gorgeous wearing designs from Versace, Jason Wu and other leading designers. Jennifer is also the spokesperson for Weight Watchers. Known for her amazing voice, she spoke to Manhattan magazine about her upcoming album. Jennifer stated, “Should I give away the title? Let’s just say you’re gonna get Jennifer-ized.”