Celeb Spotter 073: Celebs hit New York City for MTV VMAs

VMAs madness hits NYC!

The MTV Video Music Awards returned to New York City on Monday night, and stars like Kylie Jenner, Rita Ora, Blake Lively and Jennifer Lopez were among the big names spotted out and about around the Big Apple in the days before and after the big show.

Also out this week was Renee Zellweger, who made a rare high-profile outing at Catch in L.A. over the weekend, while Ashlee Simpson and husband Evan Ross, Jennifer Garner, Jonah Hill and Derek Hough also stepped out this week.

See all of the celebrity sightings that we loved below:

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Celeb Spotter 073: Celebs hit New York City for MTV VMAs

Pat Sajak and his daughter, Maggie, attended the Dodgers game in Los Angeles on Wednesday night.

(Photo by Jerritt Clark/Getty Images)

Ronnie Wood and his wife Sally Humphreys celebrated their son Tyrone's birthday at Scott's restaurant in London on Tuesday night.

(Photo by Ricky Vigil/GC Images)

Renee Zellweger made a rare public outing for dinner at Catch in West Hollywood on Saturday night.

(Photo by Hollywood To You/Star Max/GC Images)

Kylie Jenner was all smiles as she left dinner in NYC on Sunday night with friends.

(Photo by Gotham/GC Images)

Liev Schreiber was spotted with two of his children on his bike riding around NoHo on Tuesday.

(Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)

Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez were spotted outside of Beauty & Essex, where J.Lo celebrated her Video Vanguard Award win on Monday night after the VMAs.

(Photo by Andrew Toth/Getty Images for TAO Group)

Blake Lively took a group selfie with a bunch of fans outside the Crosby Street Hotel in SoHo on Sunday afternoon.

(Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)

Jon Hamm and Jason Bateman sat front row at the Dodgers' game at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday night in Los Angeles.

(Photo by Jerritt Clark/Getty Images)

Rita Ora rocked a feathery black ensemble to Jennifer Lopez's official MTV VMAs after party at Beauty & Essex on the Lower East Side on Monday night.

(Photo by TheStewartofNY/GC Images)

Kylie Jenner stepped out in New York City on Tuesday wearing a strapless white dress and black sunglasses.

(Photo by Gotham/GC Images)

Justin Theroux showed off his biceps while he got his morning bike ride in on Tuesday in New York City.

(Photo by Nancy Rivera/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

Jaden Smith performed at the one-year anniversary party for The h.wood Group's Poppy on Thursday night in Los Angeles.

(Credit: The h.wood Group)

The cast of "Model Squad" (Hannah Ferguson, Nadine Leopold, Devon Windsor, Shanina Shaik, Caroline Lowe and Ping Hue) were spotted out and about in New York City on Tuesday.

(Photo by Gotham/GC Images)

"Real Housewives of New York" star Carole Radiwill hosted B Floral's Circus Soiree at the Southampton Social Club in Southhampton, Long Island.

(Photo by Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images for B Floral)

Serena and Venus Williams posed together at the fourth annual Lotte New York Palace Invitational badminton tournament on Thursday in New York City ahead of the US Open.

(Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)

Jonah Hill was spotted multi-tasking as he was texting and walking while out and about in NYC on Monday.

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Evan Ross and Ashlee Simpson rocked bright ensembles while out and about in New York City on Sunday night.

(Photo by Gotham/GC Images)

George Takei emceed the opening of Japan House Los Angeles on Friday night.

(Photo by Paul Archuleta/Getty Images)

Jennifer Garner was spotted in a black-and-white ensemble at church in Los Angeles on Sunday.

(Photo by BG004/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

Hilaria Baldwin posed with her kids Carmen, Rafael and Leonardo at her "Fun In The Sun" party that she hosted with Little Tikes at her home in the Hamptons.

(Credit: Bill Davila/Michael Simon/startraksphoto.com)

Heidi Klum and boyfriend Tom Kaulitz held hands while entering a party in Los Angeles on Wednesday night.

(Photo by SMXRF/Star Max/GC Images)

Austin Mahone and Enrique Iglesias hung out backstage at Thomas J. Henry Law Firm's celebration of 25 Years Of Excellence event produced by celebrity production designer Dylan Marer in San Antonio, Texas, on Saturday night.

(Photo by Johnny Nunez/Getty Images for Thomas J. Henry Attorneys )

The cast of "Jersey Shore" posed for paparazzi outside of Build Series NYC on Wednesday afternoon.

(Photo by Nancy Rivera/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

Simon Cowell and his wife, Lauren Silverman, attended a party in Los Angeles on Wednesday night celebrating his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

(Photo by SMXRF/Star Max/GC Images)

Venus Williams hosted an event at Wolf & Badger's Soho store this week to celebrate the launch of her latest EleVen collection ahead of the US Open.

(Credit: EleVen)

A tie-dye shirt-clad Travis Scott gave girlfriend Kylie Jenner a kiss on the cheek while out and about in New York on Tuesday.

(Photo by Gotham/GC Images)

Lo Bosworth and Vita Coco celebrated the west coast debut of Vita Coco Sparkling at Rose Cafe in Venice on Thursday.

(Credit: Greyson Tarantino)

Rita Ora was spotted out and about after the MTV VMAs in a sexy black cutout dress on Monday night in NYC.

(Photo by TheStewartofNY/GC Images)

Caroline Woniacki and her fiancé David Lee celebrated her cover of Hamptons magazine at American Cut in TriBeCa this week.

(Photo by Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images for Hamptons Magazine)

Blake Lively was all smiles in a purple pantsuit while making the promo rounds in NYC on Monday.

(Photo by TheStewartofNY/GC Images)

Chloe Grace Moretz flashed a peace sign as she walked into BBC Radio Studios on Wednesday in London.

(Photo by Neil Mockford/GC Images)

Netflix stars Diego Boneta, Selenis Leyva and Oscar Jaenada attended the official launch party for Live Aqua Urban Resort San Miguel de Allende at Spring Studios in New York City on Tuesday night.

(Photo by Andrew Toth/Getty Images for AFAR)

Derek Hough sipped on his smoothie as he made his way through LAX on Monday.

(Photo by SMXRF/Star Max/GC Images)

Kate Mara attended the DIRECTV NFL Sunday Ticket 25th season kickoff party in NYC on Thursday.

(Photo by John Lamparski/WireImage)

Vanessa Hudgens was spotted out and about in Los Angeles on Monday in Los Angeles.

(Photo by BG003/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

Sofia Reyes and The Knocks performed at the Café Bustelo popup in Santa Monica this week.

(Credit: Michael Simon/startraksphoto.com)

Bella Thorne posed with fans at Billboards Hot 100 Festival on Sunday at Jones Beach. 

(Photo by Patricia Schlein/Star Max/GC Images)

Kristin Cavallari hosted an intimate shopping event at her store, Uncommon James in Nashville.

Photo Credit: Eloise Photography

Debbie Gibson posed for paparazzi outside of Build Series NYC on Tuesday morning in a black dress and sparkling blazer.

(Photo by MediaPunch/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

Katharine McPhee and David Foster were spotted walking into a party in Los Angeles on Wednesday evening.

(Photo by BG023/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

Sarah Silverman was all smiles while leaving her hotel in New York City on Sunday.

(Photo by Gotham/GC Images)

Maggie Gyllenhaal was spotted running errands in NYC on Sunday in a simple ensemble of blue jeans and a white shirt.

(Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)

Jade Tolbert and Tanner Tolbert from the "Bachelor" franchise, with their daughter Emerson, co-hosted a charity event supporting the Vera Bradley and Blessings in a Backpack back-to-school tour at Broadmoor Elementary School in Louisburg, Kansas.

(Photo by Fernando Leon/Getty Images for Vera Bradley)

Josh Duhamel hung out with his family in between innings at a Dodgers' game in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

(Photo by Jerritt Clark/Getty Images)

Anna Kendrick was photographed out and about in New York City on Saturday in a patterned black mini dress.

(Photo by Gotham/GC Images)

Country star Brett Eldredge partnered with Chase and Southwest on the new Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority Card to surprise a Southwest flight from Nashville to NYC with a free round of drinks for 21+ passengers.

(Credit: Edgar Evan Moore)

The cast of E!'s upcoming reality show, "Model Squad," posed for paparazzi outside of Build Series NYC on Wednesday afternoon.

(Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)

Matthew McConaughey joined Ellen Kershaw and Clayton Kershaw at Clayton Kershaw's 6th Annual Ping Pong 4 Purpose on Thursday at Dodgers Stadium, where guests enjoyed Tequila Don Julio cocktails.

(Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Kershaw's Challenge )

Rita Ora was spotted in a slip dress while walking back into her hotel in downtown Manhattan the morning after the VMAs.

(Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)

Iggy Azalea posed for a selfie with a fan outside of Build Series NYC on Tuesday.

(Photo by Patricia Schlein/Star Max/GC Images)

Jennifer Garner was all smiles on Thursday in Los Angeles, one day after driving her ex, Ben Affleck, back to rehab.

(Photo by BG004/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

Idris Elba rocked all black for his appearance on BBC Radio 2 on Thursday in London.

(Photo by Neil Mockford/GC Images)

Kim Richards (L) and Wynn Katz attend the premiere of WE tv's "Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars" at HYDE Sunset on August 28, 2018 in West Hollywood, California.

(Photo by Earl Gibson III |Getty Images for WE tv )

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