Tim Allen and Holly Madison made a surprise appearance at the “Salute Our Troops” dinner at the Palazzo Las Vegas Saturday night. The 70 wounded soldiers and their families continued a weekend of VIP treatment while enjoying a poolside dinner. Allen, currently headlining at The Venetian Showroom, and Madison, star of E!’s “Holly’s World” and Peepshow at Planet Hollywood Resort, came to show their appreciation and thanked the veterans for their courage and sacrifices.
The troops and their families where eager to line up and take photos with the surprise celebrity guests. “This is a really great event that the Palazzo is doing,” Madison said. “The fact that I was invited is an honor.” Guests took a break from enjoying barbeque favorites provided by Omaha Steaks to mingle and shake hands with the actor and reality star. “It’s an absolute pleasure to be here,” Allen said. “I have nothing but respect for them.” Allen later remarked that he and his wife got choked up while watching the troops arrive at The Palazzo yesterday afternoon.
The troops later enjoyed a performance of Jersey Boys followed by a VIP evening at Tao Nightclub at the Venetian. On Sunday, they will be treated to spa services at Canyon Ranch SpaClub, an ultimate sports fan experience at Lagasse’s Stadium and Blue Man Group before departing Monday morning.
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