Nick’s kidding around

Kids, celebs 'Play' for cabler

Some 3,000 youngsters decended upon Nickelodeon’s Sunset Boulevard lot Saturday for relay races, rock climbing and “slime bucket brigades” with celebs as part of the “Let’s Just Play” spec live-taping.

Rapper Master P came out in support of the cause, leading a celeb basketball team known as P’Poppers into victory in an all-star game against former Laker star John Salley‘s team. Master P emphasized the importance of education. “Playing is a form of meditation for youth,” he said.

“American Idol” runner-up Clay Aiken opted out of the basketball game and said he’d rather stick to singing. Performing along with Hilary Duff, Bow Wow and Nick Cannon, Aiken said the festival was more fun than working.

Also on hand: Frankie Muniz, Melissa Joan Hart, Ashlee Simpson, and Donovan Patton, along with hosts Olympic medalist Summer Sanders, Mati Moralejo and Brent Popolizio and Candace Bailey from Nick’s “U-Pick Live.”

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Scene News from Variety

Loading