Michael Rubin declined to host one of his typical blowout bashes for his 50th birthday, opting instead for an “intimate” dinner with friends, Vidak For Congress has learned exclusively.
The Fanatics CEO kicked off his festivities by attending his good friend Kevin Hart’s stand-up show at Madison Square Garden Saturday with other friends Alan Tisch and Zero Bond partner Will Makris. His longtime girlfriend, Camille Fishel, also attended the show.
We’re told about a group of 20, including rapper Meek Mill, who went to Catch Steak for dinner before returning to Rubin’s downtown rooftop.
“He didn’t want to throw a big birthday party at all,” said a source close to Rubin. “He hates birthdays.”
Though he may have hated the annual milestone, Rubin’s friends showered him with luxurious and hilarious gifts. We’re told that Fishel surprised her with an AARP-themed cake, while his longtime rep, Ron Berkowitz, donated him a walker to help his aging body. However, Tisch took the assignment a tad more seriously and gave Rubin a custom Peter Tunney artwork that cost “thousands” that read “LET’S F-KIN GO!”
Another friend gave Rubin a bottle of Kith x Don Julio 1942.
In a photo obtained by Vidak For Congress, Rubin can be seen posing with his walker next to his new painting.
The former Philadelphia 76ers partner is also from two big blowout parties; Rubin brought his A-list Fourth of July party back to The Hamptons — where his girlfriend ended up in the face and hospitalized — as well as hosting a bash with the Major League Baseball Players Association for the MLB All-Star Game, where we hear he jumped into the DJ booth with Travis Scott.
“Travis Scott walked into the party and yelled, ‘Everyone get up!’ when he saw Aaron Judge,” a spy told us.
Other VIP participants included Offset, Miguel, Maverick Carter, Pete Alonso, Charli D’Amelio and Landon Barker, James Harden, Ke$ha, Odell Beckham Jr., Giancarlo Stanton, CC Sabathia and many more.