The flooding of the original venue at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles didn’t put a damper on the Teen Choice Awards, or the pre-celebration hosted by Backstage Creations.
The entire production was moved last minute to the Shrine Auditorium and before the hottest teens on television, film, music and sports took to the stage for the show hosted by Tyler Posey and Sarah Hyland, they got pampered and entertained at the Celebrity Retreat.
Stars including American Idol alum Jordin Sparks, Modern Family’s Nolan Gould, Heart of Dixie’s McKayley Miller and Twilight actress Nikki Reed all snuck to the Backstage Creations suite to check out the goodies that included Cold Stone Creamery ice cream and captivating toys.
One of the biggest hits at the beach-themed lounge was Hasbro’s Simon Swipe, about which Hayley Orrantia was said, “I’m on an 80s show, so this is perfect!”
Teen singer Zendaya got goofy in the Dell Venue 8 Tablet photo booth, pulling off a tough chick pose with her hands laden down with heavy rings.
Newly-engaged Posey was already planning presents for this future kids. “Hopefully I’ll have a little girl one day and then I’ll definitely get her a Boodle Box,” he said. The Teen Wolf star also grabbed an extra Snackeez 2-in-1 Cup for fiancée Seana Gorlick.
Meanwhile, The Tomorrow’s People hunk Robbie Amell marveled at the futuristic Flips Audio headphones that magically transform into speakers, saying, “I wish I’d thought of that.”
The stars even got to take home a gift bag packed with products including Zoomer Dino toys, Wacky! Kinetic Sand and Audiovox ShutterBall for perfecting the art of taking epic selfies.
As Popdust previously reported, the 2014 Teen Choice Awards featured performances by Demi Lovato, Cher Lloyd, Jason Derulo, Becky G, Rixton and MAGIC, and attracted star guests such as Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Bella Thorne, Kim Kardashian and, Kendall and Kylie Jenner.