More than 700 people came out to see “Mr. Legs XV,” the 15th installment of the men’s beauty pageant parody fundraiser for Bridge House/Grace House. The evening featured entertainment, food, music and a beauty pageant featuring male contestants in crazy costumes.
This year’s memorable show included: Mr. Uptown Funk, Taylor Swift, Prince Pretty “The King of Cutesville,” Bruce & Caitlyn Jenner, the Light-Weight Champion, the incomparable Chris Owens, Tom Cruise (think: Risky Business), Justin Timberlake doing “Suit & Tie,” Gus and his nurse, a Wicked Wizard and Patrick Fess and Bubblicious Bae.
Winner Mr. Legs XV, the 1st runner-up and the 2nd runner-up are determined by the amount of money raised by the respective contestants. The contestants alone raised over $40,000 this year! Other 2015 winners included awards for Skinniest Legs, Hairiest Legs, Sexiest Legs, Best Costume and Best Performance.
Laura Buchtel and Mike Hoss of WWL-TV provided an entertaining show as emcees. The judges put on a terrific performance as well, including: Jodi Borrello, Kirk Coco, Tamica Lee, Lauren “Fleurty Girl” Thom, Chris Reade and Sheba Turk.
Bridge House/Grace House would also like to extend a thanks to the Muff-A-Lottas and Les Rebelles for their performances.
EVENT AT A GLANCE
What: “Mr. Legs XV,” benefiting Bridge House/Grace House
When: Saturday, July 11
Where: Generations Hall