Because let’s be honest, we all love a bit of celebrity goss…

Dubai is the mini-break and stopover favourite for the world’s rich and famous.

With so many A-listers (and B, C and D-listers) visiting the glittering emirate every day, it can be hard to keep track of who was spotted where.

So in case you were wondering who to keep an eye out for at The Dubai Mall, we’ve put together a list of some of the famous faces spotted in Dubai and the UAE this week…

Will Smith

Hollywood star Will Smith has been touring India over the past week, hitting up famous sites like the Taj Mahal. It appears he made a stopover in Dubai this weekend – the actor shared a snap of himself sitting triumphantly on the “highest toilet on Earth”, located on the 154th floor of the Burj Khalifa.


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Alessandra Ambrosio

Brazilian supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio was in Dubai this week for a fashion event at Mall of the Emirates. The former Victoria’s Secret model shared a series of glamorous shots from what appears to be a shisha bar – who can tell where she is in this photo?


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Floyd Mayweather

We’re pretty sure no one has a better time when they come to the UAE than boxing champion Floyd Mayweather. The legend documented every moment of his latest vacation, from his visit to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque to his cartoon encounters at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi.


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The guy who invented the now-infamous Kiki Challenge was in Dubai this weekend, taking to the stage at d3 superclub Base Dubai. The comedian posted a shout-out to Will Smith in his Instagram Stories, asking the Hollywood star to give him a call while he was in Dubai.


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Willian Borges Da Silva

Brazilian football star Willian Borges Da Silva was also in Dubai over the weekend, enjoying a minibreak with his wife and twin daughters at the Burj Al Arab. The Chelsea FC player has previously described the emirate as one of his favourite holiday destinations.


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Another Brazilian pro footballer, Petros, enjoyed a desert safari in Dubai over the weekend. The star is currently playing for Riyadh-based club Al-Nassr.


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Gary Ablett Jr.

Aussie rules fans were also in luck this week, with Geelong star Gary Ablett dropping in for a visit. The AFL champion enjoyed a meal at the Burj Al Arab, spent some time relaxing at Nikki Beach, and ventured out on a desert safari.


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