G2 stopped by a gathering at Bar Pilar on Sunday night to celebrate the premiere of MSNBC’s documentary “Witness: The Kidnapping of Patty Hearst.”
One of the District’s own, Patrick Owens — who sometimes can be found tending bar at Bourbon in Adams Morgan — was cast in the film by its producer, who also once worked at the popular Northwest watering hole.
“I played Willie Wolfe aka Cujo, who was the supposed boyfriend/aggressor of Patty for the re-enactment scenes,” Mr. Owens told us.
When asked how he prepared for the role, Mr. Owens jokingly said, “I showed up.” Then, in a more serious tone, he added: “I did a little bit of research, but I didn’t really know what was expected of me, so I just kind of went with my guns.”
Continuing, Mr. Owens shared his views about living as a creative type in a government-centered town like the nation’s capital.
“It’s fine,” he said.” I’m kind of a little tired of hearing how much it sucks from everyone that lives here. I actually don’t mind it. I enjoy it! I have nothing bad to say about D.C.”
Clash of the parties
The “Real World” partying continues.
On Monday, we reported that MTV’s “The Real World: DC” would debut Wednesday and that cast member Josh Colon would be hosting a premiere party at Tattoo Bar on K Street. Well, apparently he likes to fly solo because we’ve learned that four other cast members (Ty Ruff, Callie Walker, Emily Schromm and Ashley Lindley) will be holding a separate viewing soiree of their own — billed as the “official viewing party”- at BlackFinn DC, not far away on I Street.
Could this separation foreshadow rivalry in the young and restless cast? Stay tuned.
The rapper Nelly is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the man who broke into his suburban St. Louis home earlier this month, Associated Press reports.
CrimeStoppers announced the reward on Monday.
According to AP, someone forced his way through a locked window at Nelly’s Wildwood home in the early hours of Dec. 11 and got away with a duffel bag full of items that included electronics and other goods.View Entire Story
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