Katie Couric threw a birthday bash for husband John Molner’s sixtieth on the Chopping Room, we hear — and a slew of A-Listers stunned him with messages on his huge day.
Apparently Molner is a giant fan of magic trick, so the legendary broadcaster employed sleight of hand man Steve Cohen to wow his buddies on the Flatiron membership.
Sources say acquainted faces together with Rosanna Scotto, Bob Costas and “Intercourse And The Metropolis” star John Corbett have been among the many revelers, and the couple’s favourite musician, Peter Cincotti, performed tunes together with “You Don’t Know Me” and his personal composition, “Killer on the Keys.”
We’re informed that at one level within the night, the membership fired up a video made for the get together that included messages from well-known pals of the couple, set to the well-known theme tune from “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”
Mayor Michael Bloomberg admitted “I might be your father after which some!,” and Norah O’Donnell, the present occupant of Couric’s one-time anchor’s chair on the “CBS Night Information,” stated “could you’ve gotten extra martinis and birdies within the 12 months forward… As they are saying tee it excessive and let it fly.”
Hugh Jackman fooled round attempting to think about an excuse for not coming earlier than deciding on serving to together with his daughter’s homework,” and “Billions” creator or Occasions reporter Andrew Ross Sorkin stated, “Sorry I couldn’t be there tonight. I’m within the alps with the attractive individuals, enterprise leaders and coverage makers – all who’ve been coming as much as me asking me to want you a contented birthday.”
George Stephanopoulos and Ali Wentworth appeared collectively and the comedian quipped, “I simply celebrated 40. I’d wish to know what 60 is like.”
Richard Marx and Daisy Fuentes, Michael J. Fox and Julianne Moore all appeared to offer their birthday needs, and “Household Man” showrunner Wealthy Appel was “hysterical” “giving lame excuses about why he couldn’t come from LA,” together with the truth that Complete Meals was introducing a brand new smoothie that day.
Kristen Chenoweth ended the piece by singing “Completely happy birthday Mr. Molner” in fashion of Marilyn Monroe serenading JFK.