Thursday, June 25, 2015|8:03 p.m.
Retired UFC star and Fox’s “UFC Tonight” co-host Kenny Florian and 2006 Miss Hooters International and actress Michelle Nunes hosted the 19th Yearly Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant on Wednesday night in the Joint at the Acid rock Hotel with more than 100 hopefuls competing.
The winner of the 2015 Miss Hooters World was Lydia Hipkiss (# 34) from England in a blue bikini, and the victor of the 2015 Miss Hooters International title was Meagan Pastorchik (# 69) from Charleston, S.C.
Also honored: Hooters’ Mariana Villarreal of Roswell, Ga., who a few weeks back contributed among her kidneys to a Hooters customer, a young girl. 2014 Miss Hooters Janet Layug of Lakeland, Fla., crowned her successor.
Participants were examined based upon responses to interview questions, character, total contribution to the Hooters brand and– let’s be honest right here, most importantly swimsuit outfit.
The judges were NFL veteran running back Clinton Portis; retired UFC boxer and Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin; 2014 Miss Florida UNITED STATE, 2014 Miss USA fourth runner-up and fashion and swimsuit model Brittany Oldehoff; American snowboarder, 2010 Winter Olympic bronze medalist and 2004 World Quarterpipe champion Scotty Lago; and the “Initial Hooters Lady,” model and actress Lynne Austin.
Don Chareunsy is the Las Vegas Sun’s home entertainment and luxury senior editor and has been a reporter for nearly 20 years.
Robin Leach of “Lifestyles of the Rich & & Famous fame” has actually been a journalist for more than 50 years and has actually spent the past 15 years offering readers the within scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum play ground.
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Acid rock Hotel & & Gambling establishment
Probably one the coolest joints in the area, the Acid rock Hotel & & Gambling establishment houses some of Vegas’ best home entertainment, restaurants and night life.
At Acid rock, it’s everything about the music. From the lighting fixtures constructed of drum cymbals and guitar shaped door deals with to stage outfits and devices of the trade of legendary artists showed on the walls, the hotel screams rock-and-roll. The Hard Rock’s Joint has actually hosted some the greatest names in music– from The Who to Bob Dylan to hometown heroes, The Killers.
Aside from the music locations, the swimming pool at the Acid rock is among its greatest destinations. Spread out over 4.7 acres, the swimming pool location showcases swim-up blackjack, a bar and grill, personal cabanas, a bunch of remote nooks, a waterfall and an extensive live music location with a dance floor. Throughout the summer season, the pool changes into the Rehab club on Sunday afternoons.
The resident club Body English fuses European elegance with a rock star bachelor pad and it commonly a hot area for checking out celebrities and popular DJs. Vintage rock souvenirs lines the walls at Wasted Space, Acid rock’s anti-club.
Restaurants at Hard Rock are simply as hip as the remainder of the gambling establishment. Pink Taco dishes out Mexican dishes, in addition to a Central American and Caribbean menu. Nobu, one of five worldwide Japanese-specialty dining establishments from well known Nobu Matsuhisa, pleases a different taste. For round-the-clock cuisine, Mr. Lucky’s 24/7, makes certain to alleviate your appetite even after a Vegas-all-nighter.
4455 Paradise Road Las Vegas, NV 89169 702-693-5000 The Joint The Joint, which holds 4,000 individuals, features 7 luxury suites, a VIP studio level, a cutting edge stereo and a superior video system. It has received many awards including “Best Concert Venue” in Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Finest of Las Vegas” awards in 2010, 2011 and 2012, “No. 1 Hottest Club in America” award by Billboard Publication in 2011, “Best New Significant Show Venue” at the 2010 Pollstar Awards, and “Best Live Music Location” in AOL City’s Finest 2010 awards. The Joint has been the place for shows by Paul McCartney, Prince, The Killers, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Game Fire, Avenged Sevenfold, Guns N’ Roses, Increase Versus, Paramore, Muse, Drake and No Doubt. The venue hosted Vegas’s first rock n’ roll residency, “Supernatural Santana: A Trip through the Hits,” and in February 2012, Vegas’s very first acid rock residency, “Mötley Crüe in Sin City.” In 2011, the venue invited “Tiësto In Show,” a groundbreaking live program created specifically for The Joint showcasing the world’s No. 1 electronic DJ and producer Tiësto. See Home entertainment schedule.
4455 Paradise Road Las Vegas, NV 89169 702-693-5000