Stars Brave Times Square For "This Is It" New York Premiere

by KENDRA SEAY · October 28, 2009

Julie Henderson, Russell Simmons [All photos by CHANCE YEH for PMc] Dozens of celebrities ventured to the Regal Cinema in Times Square braving the tourists and rainy weather for the premiere of the highly anticipated documentary This Is It which premiered worldwide in 17 cities Tuesday night including New York. The film, capturing Michael Jackson's last days of rehearsals in London brought in quite the star-studded crowd of MJ fans.

More story and photos below...Guests included Russell Simmons, Alexandra Richards, DJ Cassidy, Dan Abrams, Derek Blasberg, Elie and Rory Tahari, Nigel Barker, Rosie Perez, Spike Lee, Lauren Bush with David Lauren and many more who stepped out to catch 105 minutes of footage documenting the King of Pop during his last days doing what he loved the most...Dancing, singing, and owning the stage unlike any other.

Elie Tahari, Rory Tahari Derek Blasberg Elie Tahari, Rory Tahari, Derek Blasberg

Lauren Bush, David LaurenRosie Perez Lauren Bush, David Lauren, Rosie Perez

DJ Cassidy Dan Abrams DJ Cassidy, Dan Abrams

Gayle King Satchel Lee, Spike Lee, Jackson Lee Gayle King, Satchel Lee, Spike Lee, Jackson Lee

Nigel BarkerAlexandra Richards Nigel Barker, Alexandra Richards

Andy CohenKylie Case, Gilles Mendel Andy Cohen, Kylie Case, Gilles Mendel