Goldie Hawn and supermodel Linda Evangelista were among the celebrities that showed up for an AIDS research and prevention fund-raising gala in Rio de Janeiro. Goldie Hawn was among 300 people who attended the $2,500-a-plate black tie gala.
(AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Rio de Janeiro
Supermodel Linda Evangelista, actress Goldie Hawn and designer Kenneth Cole lent their star power to a glitzy charity dinner and auction that raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for AIDS research and prevention.
Around 300 people in their evening finest showed up Friday at Rio de Janeiro's stately Copacabana Palace hotel for the $2,500-a-plate black tie gala organized by the international nonprofit organization amfAR. The AIDS research foundation hosts some of the world's most glamorous events, including the annual dinner during the Cannes Film Festival that's become a virtual Who's Who of the movie business.