Gwen Stefani Throws Scooby-Doo Party for Son's Birthday (and Blake Shelton Was Shaggy!)
There was no lack of creativity at the Scooby-Doo birthday party for Gwen Stefani's son Apollo, where she and Blake Shelton dressed as Daphne and Shaggy
Jinkies — it’s, like, the coolest birthday ever!
Featuring Stefani dressed to the nines as Daphne (red wig and all!) and her boyfriend Blake Shelton as Shaggy, the party — whose guest of honor went as the titular canine character — included face painting, a show by Bob Baker Marionette Theater and even a visit from Scooby himself.
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While not watching the show or getting their energy out in the huge castle-shaped bounce house, guests noshed on a variety of desserts (Stefani’s oldest son Kingston James McGregor, 11, was a big fan of the cotton candy).
The confectionery centerpieces? Multiple cakes themed after the famous animated series, included one purple-frosted version with a haunted house topper and a second topped with a culinary rendering of Scooby’s head.
Held in late August, the spellbinding soirée included Hogwarts house banners and balloons in coordinating colors, life-size cutouts of characters from the films, a potion-themed candy bar, a replica of Platform 9¾ and much more.
“There’s days where you go, ‘Oh my God, when does school start?’ ” he said. “An hour later you’re going, ‘God, I can’t wait ’til they get home.’ ”
“They’re so damn funny,” added the country singer. “It’s just my first time being around it, and it’s easy to fall in love with those kids. They’re pretty special.”