PLANET HOLLYWOOD: Flexing his pulling power in the name of the planet, Leonardo DiCaprio pulled a surprise performance by Madonna out of the hat for the fourth edition of his namesake foundation’s annual gala, held in Saint-Tropez on Wednesday night.
The evergreen pop star performed a string of greatest hits including “Ray of Light,” “Open Your Heart” and “La Isla Bonita” to guests including DiCaprio bestie Kate Winslet, Adrien Brody, Sean Penn, Tobey Maguire and Gerard Butler, with Grammy-winning artist Lenny Kravitz also entertaining the crowd.
In fact, the evening turned into a reunion for “Titanic” co-stars DiCaprio, Winslet and Billy Zane, who posted a picture of the three on Instagram with the caption: “Gangs back together. Now we’re saving icebergs. Go figure.”
Kate Winslet at the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation 4th Annual Gala in Saint-Tropez.
Courtesy of LeonardoDiCaprio Foundation
Works by artists including Damien Hirst, Urs Fischer and Richard Prince went on the block during a live auction conducted by Simon de Pury, with $30 million raised so far, as guests dined on a sustainable pescatarian menu featuring local fish and produce sourced locally.
The night’s chairs included Prince Albert II of Monaco, Cate Blanchett, Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz, Tom Hanks, Kate Hudson, Edward Norton, Emma