Muppets Most Wanted Red Carpet Premiere – Part #2 (The After Party)

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Disclosure – I was invited to the #MuppetsMostWantedEvent. Costs and expenses for my trip were covered by Disney but all opinions expressed are my own.

So on Monday I shared that I attended the Muppets Most Wanted Red Carpet Premiere in Hollywood at the El Capitan for Muppets Most Wanted. I told you how I enjoyed the movie and all the attention walking into the theater. What I didn’t tell you about was the fun time that I had at the after party. The party that is for VIP guests only that were at the Red Carpet Premiere.

To get in the party, you had to have one of these.

Muppets Most Wanted Red Carpet Premiere Badge

My Muppets Most Wanted VIP Pass

Once the Muppets Most Wanted movie was over everyone headed outside the theater and was directed to walk across the street to the Dolby Theatre and to the Annex Room where the after parties are held.

Once you are inside the Annex Room, the fun begins. Not only will you find tables with fancy hors d’oeuvres, a bar to quench your thirst and games to keep the kids busy, you are also going to have access to most of the celebrities that were in attendance at the premiere. If you are lucky and get a chance to hang out and chat with them and maybe get a picture or two.

Being the Muppets fan that I am. I was excited that The Frugal Mom and I got to take a picture with Eric Jacobson (voice of Miss Piggy) and Matt Vogel (voice of Constantine). They were the funny bunch at the party and even talked to me and Dawn in their Muppets voices.

Eric Jaboson, Dawn Monroe, Matt Vogel, Stefani Tolson #MuppetsMostWantedEvent

Dawn Monroe and I with Eric Jacobson & Matt Vogel at Muppets Most Wanted After Party

It wouldn’t be a Muppets Most Wanted party without Ricky Gervais who plays Constatine’s sidekick Dominic in the movie. Every time I seen Ricky, he had the biggest grin on his face. Either that or he was just really happy to see me. :

Ricky Gervais & Stefani Tolson #MuppetsMostWantedEvent

Me with Ricky Gervais with the wrong lens at the party.

Now the picture above was taken with my 50mm lens. Had I been more prepared I would have got a better picture, but I was going to settle with what I could get. Luckily my friend Sam was able to have someone take a picture of us three with her cell phone to capture the moment.

Ricky Gervais & Stefani Tolson #MuppetsMostWanted

Sam from Have Sippy Will Travel, Ricky Gervais and I at the after party.

Another person I was able to meet and take a picture with was Terry Crews. He is one actor I find hilarious and it was a pleasure getting to meet him as well as put my arm around him for a picture. Next time I see one of his movies, I am going to think about this picture I have.

Terry Crews Muppets Most Wanted After Party

Me with Terry Crews.

Out of all the celebrities there, I think most the ladies had their eyes on Josh Grobin. Although I didn’t get a picture with him, I did get a picture of him at the party.

Josh Grobin Muppets Most Wanted After Party

Josh Grobin at Muppets Most Wanted After Party

Not only was there maybe a chance at taking pictures with a celebrity or two, there were also lots of different photo opps for those that like to take fun pictures like I do.

Muppets Most Wanted After Party Interpol Car - #MuppetsMostWantedEvent

Some of the #MuppetsMostWantedEvent group with the little Interpol car.

Here is another fun picture I enjoyed taking with the fun Muppets Most Wanted props.

Muppets Most Wanted After Party Props #MuppetsMostWantedEvent

Me coming out the Muppets Most Wanted Prop Box

If you watch the movie, you will see this funny big CIA badge in the movie. I had to take a picture with it.

Muppets Most Wanted CIA Badget

Me with the Muppets Most Wanted CIA Badge prop.

I got my nails done previously by OPI with the new Muppets Most Wanted Limited Edition colors but it was fun watching Skai Jackson who plays Zuri Ross on Disney’s show Jesse get her nails done Muppets Most Wanted style.

skai jackson from jesse at Muppets Most Wanted Party getting nails done by OPI

Skai Jackson getting her nails done by OPI.

Before the night was over I was able to chat with G. Hannelius and Francesca Capaldi from Dog With A Blog as well as Skai. I let them know that my daughter Hannah was a big fan of both shows and they agreed on letting me get a picture to brag with.

Muppets Most Wanted After Party Disney Kids

Skai Jackson, Francesca Capaldi, G. Hannelius and I.

When I showed my daughter Hannah this picture she told me, “you are soooo lucky mom”. What I didn’t tell Hannah was that our group got to walk to the elevator with Skai and her mom. They took the elevator while we took the stairs.

These are just some of the great photos I was able to capture for the evening. It was a night I will remember forever. I might just have to publish another post with the other fun pictures I got.

Stay tuned for my next Muppets Most Wanted post that includes an interview with Kermit, Miss Piggy and Constantine…

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Comments

  1. You took fantastic pictures!!

  2. Love the one with you, Matt and Jacob. That after party was so much fun.

  3. Oops. Mean to say with you, Eric, and Matt. lol.

  4. Oh my gosh this looks like so much fun! We love the Muppets!!

  5. That looks like such a fun event. I wanted to see this movie last weekend, but my boys didn’t want to go. I was so bummed.

  6. It looks like you had such a great time! I may be slightly jealous :)

  7. Looks like you had a great time. I would love to be able to go to a premiere and after party. Maybe some day.

  8. Oh how fun! My daughter is still dying to see this movie.

  9. oh you met Ricky. And I would have fawned all over Josh Groban. I LOVE his music. He has the most amazing voice!

  10. Terry Crews is my favorite! He is so funny in Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

  11. This looks like such a fun party! I love Ricky Gervais, that is cool that you got to meet him!

  12. Love Terri Crews, It had to be one of the best nights of you life!

  13. Oh wow!! That is so awesome that you were able to attend that! Looking good girl!

  14. So fun! I would love to meet Ricky Gervais, he is one of my favorites!

  15. How neat that you got to meet some of the celebs! I haven’t seen this movie yet, but my kids have been asking me to go!

  16. Sidenote, but I REALLY like the nailpolish you’re wearing in the first picture. What is it? This also looks super fun!

  17. Ashley M says:

    I love Terry Crews, definitely someone I would have liked to meet.

  18. Looks like a great time. I am SHOCKED that the actors spoke to you in muppet voices. Usually the Jim Henson studio is adamant about keeping the characters as their own identities!

  19. Looks like you had a blast at the after party schmoozing. Did you get your nails done there too, they were cute.

  20. I love Josh Gorbin and what a fun time you had. Cute huge police badge too.

  21. This looks like it was a ton of fun! How could hanging with the Muppets not be? Ricky Gervais is hilarious and I can only imagine what a great time he was to be around.

  22. Oooohhhh….the after party looks super fun. Love all the pictures and hearing about your awesome experience!

  23. Too funny that Opi nail polish has muppet colors…lol. It looks like you had a fantastic time! Great pics, too….thanks for sharing!

  24. I love Terry Crews. He’s hysterical in everything he’s in.

  25. This looks like a blast. I bet it was so fun to mingle with the voices behind the muppets

  26. What a fantastic experience! I love all of the pictures you took!

  27. What a fun party! I love that you were able to partake in this event, I followed along on social media and it was fun to see what everyone has said about the event as well as the movie. I love The Muppets and can’t wait to see this film!

  28. Looks like you had a great time! We’re excited to see this one!

  29. How fun for you! We just saw the movie two days ago. It was really good!

  30. We are big time Muppets fans. How cool to meet the people behind the characters.

  31. I see my friends in your pics. I love that you guys got to go and had so much fun!

  32. What a cool after party! I would have loved having my photo taken with Terry Crews and G. Hannelius!!

  33. I know Sam! You ladies look great! Glad you had a good time!

  34. The after party sounds like a blast! It’s great some of the cast was there and so interactive!

  35. I’m so jealous! That really looks like a lot of fun!

  36. Looks like you had a lot of fun on the trip! I still haven’t seen this movie – but want to!

  37. This looks absolutely like a great family movie. I cant wait for it to come out on DVD so we can eat homemade popcorn and have a blast watching

  38. That was such a fun movie! It looks like you enjoyed a star-studded event. I just adore Ricky Gervais!

  39. how fun is that?!? Looks like you had a great time!

  40. Things have really changed since y’all can take pictures like that. Very cool!

  41. How cool. You got some grwat shots!

  42. This seems like such a wonderful trip. Thank you for sharing the experience.

  43. I love Terry Crews. I just saw him the other day on Netflix in that Kevin Hart show “Real Husbands of Hollywood.” He is too funny. :)

  44. What an amazing experience! Terry Crews and Ricky Gervais?! I would have been smiling the whole time.

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