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Angela Bassett Makes Her Directorial Debut with 'Whitney'

Angela Bassett Makes Her Directorial Debut with 'Whitney'

Angela Bassett shows off her toned abs in a crop top at the premiere of Lifetime’s Whitney at The Paley Center for Media on Tuesday evening (January 6) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 56-year-old director of the TV movie was joined at the event by stars Yaya DaCosta, Yolonda Ross, Arlen Escarpeta, and Suzzanne Douglas along with Niecy Nash, Smokey Robinson, Deborah Cox, Magic Johnson, and David Foster.

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Though she skipped pictures, Angela‘s American Horror Story co-star Gabourey Sidibe came out to show her support.

“Went to an early screening of #Whitney last night. It was dope! I’m so excited for .@ImAngelaBassett directorial debut!” Gabourey tweeted.

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    OMG, Angela hasn’t aged since she turned 30.