Cyndi Lauper Pulls A Marilyn Monroe On Mayor Bloomberg At The NYC Police Foundation Annual Gala

by KENDRA SEAY · March 4, 2009

[Do I sound like Marilyn? All photos by BEN GABBE for PMc]

New York City's own boys in blue traded their uniforms in for tuxedos as the NYC Police Foundation held their 31st Annual Gala at the legendary Waldorf Astoria Tuesday night. This year's event honoring Mayor Michael Bloomberg included guests George Lucas, Tommy and Thalia Mottola, Sir Harold Evans, and Charlie Rose as they joined the gala's honorary chair Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly to support the foundation which works to strengthen the NYPD services keeping our city streets safe.

More story and photos from this event below...

Thalia Mottola, Mayor Bloomberg, Mellody Hobson, Tina Brown, Valerie Salembier, and Charlie Rose stepped up to the podium while Cyndi Lauper took the stage with a little help from Commissioner Kelly on the bongos.

Commissioner Ray Kelly

George Lucas, Alexandra Lebenthal

Tommy Mottola, Thalia Mottola, Cindy Adams, Kathy Black

Cyndi Lauper

Jerry Frascetti, David Owen Ward, Patty Fahn, Joe Columbo, Paul Atkinson

Connie Berducci, Joe Armstrong, Katie Marron

Award Winners with Commissioner Ray Kelly

Mellody Hobson, Diane Finnerty, Commissioner Ray Kelly, Veronica Kelly