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Scene & Heard: Carousel of Hope gala draws a starry crowd
Scene & Heard: Carousel of Hope gala draws a starry crowd

From onstage at the 32nd Carousel of Hope, emcee Jay Leno surveyed the crowd before him, describing the gala as one where "the audience is more famous than you." The Oct. 23 affair at the Beverly Hilton had no shortage of star-power onstage or off. Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson and Randy Jackson came to present awards to Maria Shriver and Quincy Jones; Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Gladys Knight and the rapper Akon performed; and the audience included Raquel Welch, Stevie Wonder, Sidney Poitier, Adrien Brody, Don Johnson, Rod Stewart, Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez. Guests credited the gala's drawing power to Barbara Davis, chairwoman of the event, which raised nearly $2.5...

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