Christie Brinkley and husband Peter Cook
Celebs Become Angels
As Rich Fights Cancer
Photos by Sharyn Weintraub
HE G&P Foundation for Cancer Research held its Angel Ball at Manhattan’s Marriott Marquis where Queen Noor of Jordan, Sir Paul McCartney and former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev were honored. Songwriter Denise Rich and her son-in-law, Philip Aouad, founded the organization in 1996 in memory of her daughter, Gabrielle Rich Aouad, who died at age 27 from AML Leukemia.
Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell
Pres. Bill Clinton was honorary chairman of the event. Larry King emceed a star-studded program that included Marc Antony, *NSYNC, Natalie Cole, Patti LaBelle, Shedaisy and Lillias White.
Among the celebrity guests were Robert DeNiro, Goldie Hawn, Hillary Clinton, Drew Barrymore, Lenny Kravitz, Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kim Basinger, Naomi Campbell, Lorraine Bracco, Jessye Norman and Ivana Trump.