Live With Kelly: Carson Kressley and Dream Wedding Rehearsal Luau


Carson Kressley: Hawaiian Connection

Fashion guru Carson Kressley joined Kelly and Carrie Ann in Hawaii on “Live With Kelly” August 8; in a pair of fetching Hawaiian pants, nonetheless! Carson said that he has always loved visiting Hawaii, but it was not until recently that he discovered he had a very special connection to his favorite vacation destination: he was conceived there! After speaking to his parents, he realized that he was a “Mai Tai Baby!”

Carson Kressley: “Dancing with the Stars” Season 13

Carson Kressley Hawaii: Live With Kelly

Carson Kressley took on some wedding planning duties in Hawaii on "Live With Kelly." (s_bukley /


Of course, Carson and Carrie Ann know each other from Carson’s time on Season 13 of “Dancing with the Stars.” Kelly wanted to know if Carrie Ann was too harsh of a judge in Carson’s opinion. He said that Carrie Ann was always very nice to him; it was Bruno and Len that were the issue. He called Len a “curmudgeon.” Although, he would love a second chance to compete on the show.

Carson Kressley: Dream Wedding Winners’ Rehearsal Luau

Carson took a break from dancing and fashion and acted as wedding planner for “Live With Kelly’s” Dream Wedding Giveaway Winning Couple. The couple are Eileen Bellew and Kevin Houston, whose wedding will be televised at the Aulani Resort. Carson described what an amazing time Eileen and Kevin were having with their families, and the incredible memories they were all making thanks to their trip. He showed a few clips from the couples’ rehearsal dinner, which was a rehearsal Luau!

Kevin, Eileen, and their families were joined by Kelly and Mark, the Aulani Resort’s great dancers and entertainment, and of course, Carson, as they prepared for their special day. They enjoyed great food and delicious cocktails right on the beach. Carson and Kelly provided some of the entertainment with their Hawaiian headband runway duel.


During the Luau, Kevin and Eileen took a moment to make a speech and thank everyone at “Live With Kelly,” plus their friends and families for making their “second chance at love” a reality. After the clips, Eileen and Kevin had one more thing to be thankful for, when Kelly presented them with their beautiful wedding bands!

To see Eileen and Kevin tie the knot in paradise, tune in on Friday, August 10 2012.


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