The MTV VMAs was a party in itself, but when the show ended all the celebs spread out around town to keep the good times and red carpet highlights rolling. Lady GaGa was joined by Kristin Cavallari, Russell Brand, Jessica Alba, and Diddy for a bash at Avenue, while an Epic Records dinner at the Waverly Inn brought out Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony and Shakira. Pete Wentz hosted friends at his bar Angels & Kings, and InTouch's ICONS + IDOLS soiree gathered Kim Kardashian, Whitney Port, Gerard Butler and even Jon Gosselin. Jay-Z hit the official MTV post-awards celebration, as did Justin Timberlake and a tummy-baring Rihanna, before heading to 1Oak for an after-after party with Jessica Alba and Katy Perry.
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Images include: Kristin Cavallari, Russell Brand, Stephen Dorff, Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Shakira, Jay-Z, Holly Montag, Stacie Hall, Joe Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Kim Kardashian, Gerard Butler, Jon Gosselin, Kara DioGuardi, Stephanie Pratt, Miranda Cosgrove, Lo Bosworth, Corbin Bleu, Kenan Thompson, Frankie Delgado, Whitney Port, Pete Wentz, Jessica Alba, Mickey Rourke, Alessandra Ambrosio, Diddy, Katy Perry, Nicky Hilton, Rihanna