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We heard a rumor about this last week, and we're excited to see it come to fruition: right now, Gilt City has a pricey package up for the MTV VMAs at Nokia. But what's really intriguing is everything that goes with it: you get access to an agency that arranges for you to get VIP treatment at mysterious, velvet-ropey sounding events. It's part entertainment, part networking, from the sound of it. So anyway, can someone with a few bucks to spare pony up and let us know which famous people you meet? [Gilt Groupe]