25 Best Celeb Photos of 2009
TOAST OF THE TOWN
Happy 2009! Reality-star sisters Khloe, Kim and Kourtney Kardashian party it up at LAX nightclub in Las Vegas, ringing in what would be one their biggest years with champagne, hundreds of revelers and near-matching sparkly party dresses.
WALK THIS WAY
AYE AYE, SKIPPER
This is your captain speaking! John Mayer gets into the nautical spirit – and shows a lot of leg while doing it! – aboard the Mayercraft Carrier 2, his four-day spring music cruise to Mexico. The singer posted on Twitter about his plans to don his thong "mankini," which he wore on last year's voyage.
MAD FOR PLAID
Nice legs! Gossip Girl's Ed Westwick struts his stuff on the runway in a traditional Scottish kilt during March's Dressed to Kilt fashion show at New York City's M2 Ultra Lounge. The event, which paid tribute to all things Scottish, was hosted by famous Scotsman Sir Sean Connery.
She has her own mini-me! Katy Perry celebrates the launch of her new music video, "Waking Up in Vegas," with a look-alike admirer – and now ex-boyfriend Travis McCoy (not pictured) – during a spring bash at Mr. West in New York.
Dance queen Lady Gaga gets something off her chest – literally! – at June's MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto. The edgy singer – who performed her hits "LoveGame" and "Poker Face" – was joined by Kelly Clarkson, the Black Eyed Peas and hosts the Jonas Brothers.
Need a lift? Paris Hilton trades Cadillacs for camels, traveling in style during a summer visit to Dubai. The heiress traveled to the Persian Gulf to film a new installment of her reality series, Paris Hilton's Dubai BFF.
And the flamboyant stunts continue! Brüno, a.k.a. Sacha Baron Cohen, indulges his wild side in June, donning a furry bull costume at the Spanish premiere of his film at Madrid'a Las Ventas building.
JUMP ON IT
Don't mess with The Piven! The Entourage actor launches his assault against WWE star John Cena while guest-hosting Monday Night Raw at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. Piven was at the event to promote his upcoming film, The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard, which hit theaters Aug. 14.
Look who's on the prowl! Zac Efron gets ready to make his move – and bares his ripped abs! – while on the Burnaby, British Columbia, set of The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud in August.
IN THE BUFF
She's got your smile! Doting dad Tom Cruise savors a sweet – and smiley! – moment with his 3-year-old daughter Suri, during a fall outing to the Charles River basin in Cambridge, Mass.
She's got moves! First Lady Michelle Obama displays her hula-hooping skills in Washington, D.C., during a Healthy Kids Fair on the White House lawn. More than 100 school children attended the October event, where Obama helped educate them about exercise and nutritious foods.
Kate Hudson and her father Kurt Russell cheer for the New York Yankees in early November as her baseball player beau Alex Rodriguez helps his team win their 27th World Series title.