*Nicole Kidman Hosts “Gold Meets Golden” Welcomes Hollywood’s Celebrities
and Highly Decorated Olympic and Paralympic Athletes for Seventh-Annual
Event Benefiting Angel City Sports*
by Cheri Fox
Gold Meets Golden 7th Annual benefit for Angel City Sports hosted a special brunch at Virginia Robinson Gardens on Saturday, January 4th 2020. This star-studded celebrity event brought together some of the world’s greatest athletes to celebrate during Golden Globes.
The lavish charity event presented Hollywood wishes for good luck to the athletes of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020. Gold Meets Golden benefited Angel City Sports, a Los Angeles organization that fosters young athletes with disabilities with the resources, coaching, and equipment they need to train as future adaptive Paralympic hopefuls.
The celebrity list long and philanthropic beginning with Oscar and Golden Globe winner Nicole Kidman hosting the festivities with famous Olympian Nadia Comaneci. Celebrities and Athletes flowed throughout the pristine Virginia Robinson Gardens, Australian and Olympic Gold Medalist Legend swimmer Ian Thorpe chatting with fellow Aussies Nicole Kidman about her home in Australia and the unprecedented fires going on there currently, and Naomi Watts about the upcoming Olympics and hoping Australia can win a medal in Tokyo.
Rami Malek Golden Globe winner 2019 and was seen chatting award season with 2020 Golden Globes winner Taron Egerton who also presented the Team USA Bobsled team with Sochi 2014 medals they had recently upgraded due to the Russian doping scandal.
Kristi Yamaguchi brings her daughter and is shown a picture from Globes-nominee Kaitlyn Dever who idolized her as a child Ginnifer Goodwin and Beanie Feldstein chatted under the shade on a sunny Winter day.
Sports Illustrated model Jasmine Sanders sips on a cold glass of rosé with friends. Lou Ferrigno and his son chat it up with Former NFL Wide Receiver Willie Gault. X-Factor Star Emmanuel Kelly, a disabled singer with a Paralympian brother swimmer, performs an emotional rendition of his single “Never Alone” with Wheelchair dance troupe “the Rollettes”.
Then athletes pose with their former Wheaties boxes with a special photo op to create their own Wheaties box with Golden sports props. Celebrities participated in a special Paralympic Tennis Demo with Gold Medalist David Wagner and children from charity Angel City Sports. The Medals were presented by Sylvester Stallone‘s daughter, actress Sistine Stallone at Gold Meets Golden event presented by Coca-Cola, Beverly Hills BMW and FASHWIRE.
Guests of Gold Meets Golden benefit 2020 left with a jam-packed Gold-Medal Rolling Gift Bag from the Mr. Morris Foundation valued at over $10,000. Items included a Sanchaya Indonesian Resort Plush Robe and 5-night Resort Stay Coca-Cola Commemorative Toyko 2020 smartphone wallet BMW Beverly Hills mini Golf Kit, Herradura Tequila Ultra Anejo Bottle with Commemorative Gold Meets Golden Medal, Ghost Democracy Full Clean Skincare Kit, TONAL Fitness $500 coupon and Blender bottle, J’Adore Les Fleurs Everlasting Golden Flower Arrangement, UNIQLO Golden ultra-lightweight down jacket, ,
CBD Fire, and Ice roll-on and Peppermint lotion, Golden Door Full luxury body skincare kit + Gift Card to a 5-night stay at their resort spa, Cann Deux Full Spectrum CBD serum Le Grand Courtage Brut Rose Wine bottle, beatsbydreGolden Edition Headphones, The Giving Keys Rose Gold Mini Key Pendant Necklace and Official Limited Merchandise for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
(Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for Gold Meets Golden)
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