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Lena Waithe, Ava DuVernay & Shonda Rhimes Dazzle at Vanity Fair Oscar Party!

Lena Waithe keeps it cool in a fierce suit while hitting the carpet at the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Sunday night (February 9) at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 35-year-old Emmy-winner was joined at the event by her fellow storytellers Ava DuVernay, Shonda Rhimes, Janet Mock and her boyfriend, Pose star Angel Bismark Curiel, as well as writer-director J.J. Abrams.

Lena Waithe attended the after party bash solo. It was recently rumored that Lena may have called it quits with her wife, Alana Mayo.

FYI: Lena is wearing a Richfresh ensemble. Ava is wearing a Galia Lahav gown, Kurt Geiger pumps, Judith Leiber clutch and jewelry by APM Monaco and Ruchi New York. Janet is wearing an Oscar de la Renta gown with Jimmy Choo shoes and Gismondi 1754 Jewelry. Angel is wearing an ETRO suit with Jimmy Choo shoes.

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J.J. Abrams Explains Why He Included Same-Sex Kiss in 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker'

The new movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker features a same-sex kiss during a celebration scene at the end of the movie and now director J.J. Abrams is explaining why he included the moment.

“I just felt like in this one scene of celebration, it felt like an opportunity to show – without it being, you know, heavy-handed or too loud of a deal – it was sort of part of the whole experience to see a same-sex couple have a moment together that was explicitly saying in the Star Wars galaxy, you know, everyone is there and is welcome,” he told MovieZine.

“It doesn’t matter what your sexual preference is, doesn’t matter what your race/species, whether you’re organic or synthetic, Star Wars is for everyone and knowing that there hadn’t been a representation like that – it doesn’t take away from anyone, it just shows that Star Wars is for all of us,” he added.

READ MORE: ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Same-Sex Kiss Cut Out in Singapore

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Daisy Ridley Joins John Boyega & Oscar Isaac at 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' Premiere in London!

The stars of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker are bringing their new movie to London!

John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, and Oscar Isaac buddied up on the red carpet together at the premiere of the final Star Wars installment on Wednesday evening (December 18) at the Cineworld Leicester Square in London, England.

Fellow cast members at the premiere included Kelly Mare Tran, Keri Russell, Billy Dee Williams, Naomi Ackie, Richard E. Grant, Domhnall Gleeson, and Joonas Suotamo.

Director J.J. Abrams was also in attendance.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker hits theaters on Friday, December 20!

READ MORE:
‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Features Franchise’s First [SPOILER]

FYI: Daisy is wearing a Vivienne Westwood Couture gown and Beladora Jewelry. Kelly is wearing a Phuong My dress. Keri is wearing a Stephane Rolland Couture dress and Alexandra Mor jewelry. Joonas is wearing custom Joseph Abboud. Naomi is wearing a custom Christopher Kane dress. JJ is wearing Ted Baker London.

35+ pictures inside of the stars at the premiere…More Here! »

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J.J. Abrams Reveals Whether Baby Yoda Appears in 'Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker'

Will we be seeing Baby Yoda in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker?

Director J.J. Abrams opened up about The Mandalorian‘s breakout star while speaking with Variety at the film’s premiere on Monday (December 16) in Los Angeles.

“Baby Yoda is not in the movie,” he said, though he called the character the “cutest thing in the history of time.”

“How can you deny Baby Yoda?” J.J. Abrams added. “You can’t.”

Don’t miss Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker when it hits theaters on December 20!

READ MORE: Laura Dern Went to a Basketball Game with Timothee Chalamet & Talked About Baby Yoda

FYI: JJ is wearing Ted Baker London at the premiere.

'Star Wars' Cast Promote 'The Rise of Skywalker' at Brazil Comic-Con 2019!

The stars of Star Wars are getting ready for the release Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker!

Stars Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac, and John Boyega joined director J.J. Abrams at the 2019 Brazil Comic-Con to promote their new movie on Saturday (December 7) in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

During the event, the cast teased what to expect in the new movie – and J.J. said he “can’t wait” for fans to see the return of villain Emperor Palpatine.

“That character, as you’ll see, he’s got such extraordinary power. I can’t wait for you to see how and why that character’s back and what it means for these characters,” J.J. said while gesturing towards Daisy, John, and Oscar.

Also during their panel, the stars debuted the below promotional video.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker hits theaters on December 20!

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Jane Lynch & Catherine O'Hara Step Out for Hammer Museum Gala 2019

Jane Lynch and Catherine O’Hara are all smiles on the black carpet as they step out for the 2019 Hammer Museum Gala on Saturday night (October 12) at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.

The funny ladies both sported chic black looks as they attended the event, which celebrates artists and icons who have made profound contributions to society through their work.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jane Lynch

Other stars in attendance included Jordan Peele, J.J. Abrams and wife Katie McGrath, Joel McHale and wife Sarah Williams, activist Gloria Steinem, and designer Tom Ford.

15+ pictures inside of the stars stepping out for the event…More Here! »

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Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, & Daisy Ridley Promote 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' at D23 Expo

Oscar Isaac joins John Boyega and Daisy Ridley on stage during the D23 Expo on Saturday (August 23) in Anaheim, Calif.

The co-stars were joined by writer/director JJ Abrams as they promoted the upcoming Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

Other cast members in attendance included Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Joonas Suotama, Kelly Marie Tran, and newcomer Keri Russell.

During the event, the cast debuted the new movie poster, which features Emperor Palpatine looking over Rey and Kylo Ren fighting.

You can see Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker when it hits theaters on December 20.

FYI: Daisy is wearing Dolce&Gabbana.

15+ pictures inside of the stars at the expo…More Here! »

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