Robin Leach Celebrates 50 Years in Celebrity Journalism

Robin Leach at Surrender Nightclub
Robin Leach
 celebrated 50 years in celebrity journalism and his 70th birthday at Surrender Nightclub at Encore Las Vegas on September 9, 2011 (Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com).  

The Moet champagne and Belvedere vodka flowed as friends turned out to fete Leach including Teller of Penn & Teller, Joan Severance, Carrot Top, “Downtown” Julie Brown, Vince Neil, Miss July Playmate Jessa Hilton, Miss Nevada Sarah Chapman, and the lovely cast of the Luxor show Fantasy, among others.

Robin Leach and Teller at Surrender Nightclub
Robin Leach and Teller at Surrender Nightclub

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Journalism colleagues included the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Norm Clarke and Doug Elfman, and Oksar Garcia of the Associated Press.

Robin Leach and Vince Neil at Surrender Nightclub
Robin Leach and Vince Neil at Surrender Nightclub

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Ramona Acosta, Carla Marrow, Robin Leach, Ali Nehrkorn & Lauren Linck
Ramona Acosta, Carla Marrow, Robin Leach, Ali Nehrkorn & Lauren Linck

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Robin Leach with radio personality John Katsilometes
Robin Leach with radio personality John Katsilometes

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Robin Leach with George Lyons of "The Lyons Den" on KUNV Radio in Las Vegas
Robin Leach with George Lyons of "The Lyons Den" on KUNV Radio in Las Vegas

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Sara Chapman, Miss NV USA (2nd from left) with friends
Sara Chapman, Miss NV USA (2nd from left) with friends

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Downtown Julie Brown with Vince Neil
Downtown Julie Brown with Vince Neil

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Photos by Bryan Steffy/WireImage:

Carrot Top and Robin Leach
Carrot Top and Robin Leach

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Miss July Playmate Jessa Hilton
Miss July Playmate Jessa Hilton

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Robin Leach with the cast of FANTASY
Robin Leach with the cast of FANTASY

Photo credit: Bryan Steffy/WireImage.

Downtown Julie Brown and Robin Leach
Downtown Julie Brown and Robin Leach

Photo credit: Bryan Steffy/WireImage.