Robert Downey, Jr., really loves his wife of 8 years, Susan Downey, and she really loves bacon! I like the way she thinks. Downey, Jr. threw her a huge bash to celebrate her 40th birthday. It was quite the affair that went on during a weekend getaway for the stars at Cavallo Point Lodge in Sausalito, California. That is north of San Francisco.
White roses and purple lights jazzed up the ballroom at the lodge while guests dined and participated in family-friendly fun. There was dancing, games, and of course, the obligatory photo booth. The night was lit up later on by a spectacular fireworks display over the bay in honor of Susan.
On Sunday morning the lucky guests were treated to brunch from Hapa SF and Bacon Bacon food trucks, which featured bacon, of course! the menu included pancakes, omelets, breakfast tacos, breakfast sandwiches, and burgers. But that's not all the food that starred at the bash. Susan was surprised with a a chorus of "Happy Birthday" and a huge cake made with all sorts of bacon: maple bacon, chocolate bacon, bacon bits, bacon jam and vanilla cake.
The party was family friendly, so there were lots of kids there. Exton, the Downeys' 21-month-old son, was there to celebrate Mom's birthday. The list of other guests at the over-the-top shindig was impressive and included Gwenyth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, along with all their children. Justin Theroux was there, along with Jason Bateman, Maya Rudolph, Jon Favreau, and Gavin Rossdale with Gwen Stefani.
Throughout brunch, an insider told Us that a videographer was recording their various guests giving messages and tributes to Susan. Paltrow must have had something amazing to say. "Gwyneth Paltrow talked on camera and was laughing and animated as she recorded her message," the source says.
I'm sure it was a night to remember for Susan Downey, and scored her hubby some major points!
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