Porn personality/ columnist/ director Jason Sechrest will fill in for Will Clark this year as host of the annual "Cocktails With the Stars"pre-party on the eve of the Grabby Awards.

The event will be held at Gentry on State in downtown Chicago (404 N. State St.) on Friday, May 26, from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

This year's three-hour porn-star grilling/ autograph signing/ pornvid giveaway is expected to include appearances by Matthew Rush, Erik Rhodes, Roman Heart, Johnny Hazzard, Tyler Riggz, Caesar, Bret Wolfe, Markie, Pete Ross, and many more.

Grabby Awards co-host Chi Chi LaRue is also expected to be there.

"Last year was the first year in a long time that I didn't go to the Grabby Awards so I'm making up for it by doing more than ever this year!" said Sechrest who will also do the Grabbys' red carpet interviews as well as present an award.

The red carpet interviews along with Sechrest hosting pre-show and post-show footage will be filmed for the official Grabbys video by Maleflixxx.tv.

The 2006 Grabby Awards will be held at the Vic Theatre, 3145 N. Sheffield Ave., on Saturday, May 27. For ticket information visit Grabbys.com.

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