Gwyneth Paltrow rang in 2012 with an unlikely friend – rocker Courtney Love – in Abu Dhabi.
And Kim Kardashian, who is in the middle of divorce proceedings, turned philosophical posting a series of self-reflective tweets and showing off a new fringe into the bargain.
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She told her followers:"Funny how people look 4 a fresh start in the New Year but the truth is its just an excuse! U can start fresh & set goals any day of the year."
Meanwhile, over in Spain, Eva Longoria joined her boyfriend Eduardo Cruz, brother of Penelope Cruz , for a traditional Noche Vieja – New Year's Eve – in Madrid.
The Desperate Housewife posted a picture of herself eating 12 grapes – one for every chime of the clock at midnight as is the custom in his homeland.