Skip to comments.Bush daughter's night out
Posted on 02/13/2004 12:10:13 PM PST by presidio9
Girls just wanna have fun - even the President's daughter. Barbara Bush put on quite a show when she stepped out Wednesday night with her "very good friend" Fabian Basabe, a preppy party-hopper dubbed one of the city's most eligible bachelors.
They hit the dance floor at a swank soiree for fashion designer Jennifer Nicholson (daughter of Jack) at the Chelsea hot spots Sette and Viscaya.
First Daughter Barbara wore a flouncy, cleavage-baring slip dress over jeans and high heels, while Basabe, son of an Ecuadoran businessman, had on a sweater and polo shirt.
The 21-year-old Yale senior - who was busted with her twin, Jenna, for underage drinking in Texas in 2001 - sipped margaritas at a table littered with Veuve Cliquot champagne bottles.
Then she and her date showed off dance moves they could have picked up from the sword-wielding belly dancer gyrating on the bar. It was all captured exclusively by Daily News photographer Richard Corkery.
With drag queen Lady Bunny at the turntables, Bush straddled Basabe's leg, gazed into his eyes and let him dip her to the floor. She hung off him like a dangling chad.
And you thought Jenna Bush was the wild one.
The club was mobbed with boldfaced names like Grace Hightower (Mrs. Robert DeNiro) and Ivanka Trump (the original apprentice).
But all eyes were on Bush as she made the rounds, with Secret Service agents tailing her at a discreet distance.
"She hopped around," said one guest. "She's very friendly, uninhibited. She wasn't exactly Paris Hilton, but she's fun. She's not afraid to have a drink."
Christiaan McPherson said he took Bush for a spin - and gave her high marks.
"We got into it, and she was a lot of fun," he said. "She knows how to shake her shoulders."
The genie-themed shindig was hosted by first cousin Lauren Bush, socialites Amanda Hearst, Tinsley Mortimer and Elisabeth Kieselstein-Cord and PR man R. Couri Hay.
Basabe didn't want to talk about his relationship with Bush, and the White House never comments on the private lives of the presidential progeny.
But from the pelvis-pounding dance they did, it sure looked as if Basabe had joined Bush's coalition of the willing.
"He's very attractive, and they were dancing, shall we say, closely," a partygoer told The News. "Some might say dirty dancing."
Bush and Basabe, 25, an aspiring actor featured in E! Entertainment Network's "Young, Rich and Famous," have been quietly close for some time.
"You could say he's her very good friend," one insider said.
Gotham magazine put him on a list of eligible bachelors, and the Learning Channel hired him for its "Faking It" series.
The "it" boy has said he was "promised" to lingerie-empire heiress Martina Borgomanero, but was "semi-single" and dating other people.
Secret Service agents must get really nervous in a crowded nightclub.
yea really...and from what i hear she's not one for politics so i say they should leave the bush girls alone its obvious neither one of them have any bloody interest in the election,
The 21-year-old Yale senior - who was busted with her twin, Jenna, for underage drinking in Texas in 2001
Reminded me of a post I had previously seen by a prescient Freeper: (sorry, don't know how to link)
Associated Press News of the Future:
June, 2006 In a stunning ceremony marked with pomp and fanfare, Jenna Bush, daughter of the American President, was married today to Prince William of Windsor, becoming the first American who will become a member of the royal family. Princess Jenna, who was best-known for her bouts of underage drinking.....
July, 2009Prince William and Princess Jenna announce today the birth of the first twins in the history of the British royal family. Born late yesterday evening, the twins, a boy and a girl, will be named Prince Philip George in honor of the grandfathers, and Princess Elizabeth Barbara in honor of the grandmothers. The twins are healthy, despite Princess Jenna's early history of drinking...
November, 2017 Jenna, Princess of Wales, was named today as this years's Nobel Peace Prize winner, for her work in organizing African relief efforts which brought stability to Central Africa. Princess Jenna, who was cited for underage drinking...
June, 2031 King William and Queen Jenna, parents of the heir to the throne and beloved by all of Britain, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary today in a joyous celebration culminated by fireworks over the Thames. Queen Jenna, once cited for underage drinking....
7 posted on 11/25/2002 7:04:20 AM EST by Miss Marple
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