March 25, 2022 • Schneps Media
BIG APPLE BUZZ
BY FLO ANTHONY
Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson
is not going to be on Blue Origin’s
next space flight after the company
pushed back their launch date by six days,
The launch of the Jeff Bezos-owned company’s
rocket originally set for March 23 is
now slated to fly on March 29, the company
said in a tweet on March 17.
“Blue Origin’s next flight of New Shepard
has shifted to Tuesday, March 29. Pete Davidson
is no longer able to join the crew on this
mission. We will announce the sixth crew
member in the coming days,” the tweet said.
Meanwhile, Davidson was photographed
picking up his girlfriend Kim Kardashian
in a black Mercedes-Benz at LAX airport on
March 19 as she returned from throwing a
huge bash in Miami to celebrate her SKIMS
Swim line. According to the Daily Mail, once
inside The King of Staten Island actor’s car,
the couple were seen “passionately locking
lips” as the mom-of-four kids with Kanye
West, placed her hands on his face. Who
needs outer space when you have all that action
Plenty of laughs
Emmy winner Sherri Shepherd hit the
Big Apple a few days ahead of her scheduled
guest hosting duties on the “Wendy Williams
Show” to host a weekend of comedy shows
on March 18 and 19 at Caroline’s on Broadway.
The four sold-out shows were headlined
by transgender comedienne Flame Monroe,
who hosts a podcast called Listen & Learn
on Charlamagne Tha God‘s Black Effect
The two evenings of comedy also featured
Chicago-based Damon Williams, who hosts
the Martha’s Vineyard Comedy Festival.
Shepherd, who is set to premiere her own
self-titled daytime talk show starting in September,
told the crowd that she was trying out
some new material during the performances
to prepare to go on tour with singers Kem
and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds at the end
Top left: Sherri Shepherd with Gayle King and Flame Monroe at Caroline’s
Above: Maya Jama was seen with her fiancee Ben Simmons in SoHo.
At left: Will Smith and Aujanue Ellis at the National Board of Review’s Award Gala.
CBS anchor Gayle King was among the
audience members for one show. Attendees
said the BFF of Oprah Winfrey had a good
time laughing at all the comedy, and even
picked up the check for her entire table at the
end of the night……..
Simmons and Maya in SoHo
New Brooklyn Nets player Ben Simmons,
who was traded from the Philadelphia 76ers,
was spotted having brunch with his fiancee’
Maya Jama at popular SoHo celebrity filled
eatery Sadelle’s, reports the Daily Mail.
Jama is a British TV and radio personality.
The couple got engaged over the Christmas
holidays after seven months of dating.
According to several media outlets, Simmons
purchased the estimated $800,000
emerald cut diamond ring he presented his
bride-to-be with on Jewelers’ Row in the diamond
district of Philadelphia…….
PROVIDED AND REUTERS
Isabelle Bscher celebrated the opening of
her 20th Century Masters exhibition at Galerie
Gmurzynska on the Upper East Side.
The show featured works by Christo, who
famously created the orange gates at Central
Park, as well as Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro
and New York sculpture Louise Nevelson.
The exhibition runs through the spring……
Julianne Moore was among the celebrities
who attended the 2022 National Board of Review’s
Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street
on March 15. Other attendees included Licorice
Pizza star Bradley Cooper, Will Smith,
who picked up the Best Actor Award for his
role as Venus and Serena Williams’ father,
Richard Williams in King Richard, Smith’s
co-star Aujanue Ellis, who won Best Supporting
Actress for her portrayal of the tennis
stars’ mother, Oracene Price, and Zazie
Beatz from The Harder They Fall…….
Dishing up fun
No space for Pete Davidson, Sherri
Shepherd laughs it up and more