Snapped: Celebrities spotted in the UAE this week
How many did you spot?
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…
After a stellar show at W Dubai – The Palm’s Wake Up Call festival, Rita Ora hung around in the city to celebrate her sisters birthday with friends. The group were spotted enjoying a desert escape in Ras Al Khaimah, as well as heading to the desert for some sandboarding.
Football star & @realmadrid coach Zinedine Zidane, Veikka Gustafsson, world champion in mountaineering, & Stephane Houdet, Wheelchair Tennis Champion speak at the first #Dubai Artificial Intelligence in Sports conference, in a session titled Sporting Legends – The Future Vision. pic.twitter.com/0TgKgRPHKu
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) October 14, 2019
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane was in Dubai to speak at a conference around A.I. While here, he also met up with Manchester United football player Paul Pogba, who has been spending some time recovering in the city. While the meeting caused some speculation, since his return from the UAE, Zidane has confirmed it was by chance that the two met up.
Rapper Wiz Khalifa was in Dubai to perform at Meydan super clubs Drai’s and White this weekend. He spent most of his time at his hotel – staying at the lavish W Dubai – The Palm.
One of the world’s most well known chefs, Massimo Bottura, was in Dubai on the pots and pans at his restaurant Torno Subito at W Dubai – The Palm this week. Team What’s On caught up with the chef behind Osteria Francescana, formerly ranked the world’s best restaurant to talk about new openings, and addressing the issues surrounding global food waste.
Congratulations are in order for reality TV star Olivia Attwood, who got engaged to footballer boyfriend Bradley Dack in Dubai this week. Taking to Instagram to announce the news, the former Love Island turned TOWIE star announced the news with a sweet snap of the duo on the beach below the Burj Al Arab.
Dubai it’s been real??????
Next stop Los Angeles tonight. pic.twitter.com/cEtwhCRXJA
— Black Coffee (@RealBlackCoffee) October 20, 2019
After his set at Base Dubai was moved from Thursday to Saturday due to travel issues, it turned into a short but sweet trip for South African DJ Black Coffee. He headed straight for the airport after his performance, captioning the morning’s beautiful sunrise shot with the caption “Dubai it’s been real”.