Countess Luann de Lessep, Jim Belushi celebrate Jay McInerney’s book launch: PHOTOS

Jim Belushi, Audrey Gruss, Jay McInerney (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)
Jim Belushi, Audrey Gruss, Jay McInerney (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)

On Tuesday night, philanthropist Audrey Gruss hosted a cocktail party at Midtown’s 21 Club to celebrate the publication of Jay McInerney’s most recent book, ‘Bright, Precious Days’.

Jay McInerney’s wife Anne Hearst McInerney attended along with her sister Patricia Hearst Shaw. Jim Belushi, Bill Bratton and Rikki Klieman, Nicole Miller, Chuck Scarborough and Alina Cho all showed their support.

Countess Luann de Lesseps, Thomas D'Agostino Jr. (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)
Countess Luann de Lesseps, Thomas D’Agostino Jr. (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)

Alex Papachristidis, Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, Somers and Jonathan Farkas, Countess Luann de Lesseps and Thomas D’Agostino Jr., Dennis Basso Hunt Slonim, Janna Bullock, and R. Couri Hay were also in attendance.

McInerney — whom LLNYC recently profiled – was recently at the eighth annual Hearst Castle Preservation Foundation Benefit Weekend with his wife.

Anne Hearst McInerney, Jay McInerney, Audrey Gruss (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)
Anne Hearst McInerney, Jay McInerney, Audrey Gruss (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)
Jim Belushi, Diana Fisketjon, Gary Fisketjon (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)
Jim Belushi, Diana Fisketjon, Gary Fisketjon (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)
William Bratton, Rikki Klieman (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)
William Bratton, Rikki Klieman (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)
Martine Schaefer, Ann Barish, Debbie Loeffler, Bettina Zilkha, Nicole Miller (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)
Martine Schaefer, Ann Barish, Debbie Loeffler, Bettina Zilkha, Nicole Miller (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)
Somers Farkas, Dennis Busso (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)
Somers Farkas, Dennis Busso (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)
Martine Schaefer, Richard Johnson, Ann Barish (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)
Martine Schaefer, Richard Johnson, Ann Barish (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)
Kim Taipale, Chele Farley, Richard Farley (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)
Kim Taipale, Chele Farley, Richard Farley (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)
Babette Cohn, Alex Papachristidis (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)
Babette Cohn, Alex Papachristidis (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)
Alina Cho (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)
Alina Cho (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)
Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, Deborah Bancroft (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)
Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, Deborah Bancroft (Image Credit : Sean Zanni/PMC)