The Most Extravagant Dinner Parties in History

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Recession, What Recession?

Kylie MinogueLest you think debauchery is out with the latest global financial crisis, check out Sol Kerzner's shindig a few months back in Dubai.

Sol's a billionaire who collects casinos and supermodel ex-wives. He'd been working on his new hotel, the Dubai Atlantis, for several years. So he wasn't about to let a little meltdown come between him and the biggest party of the century.

Sol invited A-listers Robert de Niro, Janet Jackson, Wesley Snipes, Michael Jordan, Charlize Theron, Lindsay Lohan and two thousand others to party with him on November 20th, 2008. He hired four Michelin-starred chefs and five hundred sous chefs to cook up four-thousand lobsters, while the entertainment was provided by Kylie Minogue.

I guess if you throw a twenty-million dollar bash to celebrate the opening of a hotel, you're kinda counting on your casinos and supermodels being recession-proof. Isn't that right, Sol?

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