In recent weeks, he has rubbed shoulders
with Celine Dion at a Los Angeles ball, partied with Elton John at the Ivor Novello music awards in London and appeared on TV to promote Diana memorial teddies.
The Kirkby ABC teenager - who rubbed shoulders
with Oscar De La Hoya, Erik Morales and Shane Morsley in Las Vegas over Christmas - was robbed of victory in the Class 3 48kg division.
On the perimeter of the Kodak Theatre, security was tight, and down the block, movie fans and protesters rubbed shoulders
Still, never one to turn down a party invite, the actress spent the first half of her evening at the Dorchester Hotel and then hotfooted it to the nearby Grosvenor House for the Black Filmmakers Magazine Film And Television Awards, where she rubbed shoulders
with ER's Eriq La Salle and Babyfather actress Diane Parish.
Owners Dorothy and Robert Webster have only rubbed shoulders
with the royals at nearby Crathie Kirk, where Robert is an elder.
He was a big Celtic fan and regularly rubbed shoulders
with the faithful at Parkhead.
The election must have been a grave disappointment for a man who had rubbed shoulders
with the likes of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher.