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Nate Parker Announces the Birth of His Fourth Child!

Nate Parker is all smiles on the red carpet at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Grants Banquet on Thursday (August 4) at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 36-year-old The Birth of a Nation star presented during the event with pregnant actress Jurnee Smollett-Bell.

Nate revealed to E! News at the event that he and his wife Sarah DiSanto have welcomed their fourth child into the world. The baby girl is named Justice.

Congratulations to the happy family on the new addition!

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Jurnee Smollett-Bell Joins 'Underground' Cast At Special Screening After Pregnancy Announcement!

Jurnee Smollett-Bell keeps it chic and sophisticated while attending a special screening of her hit show Underground held as part of the Awardsline Screening Series at Landmark Theatre on Tuesday (June 7) in Los Angeles.

The 29-year-old pregnant actress was joined at the event by her co-stars Aldis Hodge, Alano Miller, Amirah Vann, and Toby Nichols, costume designer Karyn Wagner, director Anthony Hemingway, executive producer Akiva Goldsman, and creators Joe Pokaski and Misha Green.

It was recently announced that Jurnee and her husband Josiah are expecting their first child together – Check out their sweet announcement here!

10+ pictures inside of Jurnee Smollett-Bell and her co-stars at their Underground screening… More Here! »

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Jurnee Smollett Is Pregnant, Expecting Baby with Husband Josiah Bell!

Jurnee Smollett-Bell and her husband Josiah are expecting their first child together!

“He+Me+Baby= Three. So in love with this beautiful blessing God has given us. #WeArePregnant!! ❤️❤️❤️ @josiahbell,” Jurnee announced on her Instagram account. This is the couple’s first child.

Jurnee‘s brother Jussie also took to social media to celebrate the news!

“My little baby is having a baby!!!!!!!! @jurneebell I remember mommy giving birth to you and now you’re about to have a baby of your own. I love you so so so so much. This is the most blessed event in life and you & @josiahbell are built for it. Love y’all so much. #BabyBell is coming! 🙌🏿 #UncleJussieForTheSecondTime,” he wrote.

Congrats to Jurnee and Josiah on the wonderful news!

Jurnee Smollett-Bell Teams Up With 'Underground' Cast At Emmy Event!

Jurnee Smollett-Bell strikes a pose on the red carpet alongside her co-star Aldis Hodge while attending the For Your Consideration Emmy Event for their hit show Underground held on Sunday (April 17) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 29-year-old actress and Aldis, also 29, were joined by their other cast mates Christopher Meloni, Jessica de Gouw, Anthony Hemingway, Amirah Vann, Alano Miller, and creators/executive producers Joe Pokaski and Misha Green.

In this week’s episode of Underground, innocence is lost when children are forced to face the harsh realities of the world – Check it out below!

Underground airs Wednesdays at 10/9c on WGN America.


‘Underground’ Ep 107 “Cradle” Trailer
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Mindy Kaling & Stephen Colbert Call Each Other Out On Being 'Unprofessional' - Watch Here!

Mindy Kaling flashes a smile as she makes her way out of NBC Studios after making an appearance on The Today Show on Thursday (April 7) in New York City.

That same day, the 36-year-old Mindy Project actress was joined by Jurnee Smollett-Bell, model Liya Kebede, Padma Lakshmi and Andre Leon Talley onstage at Tina Brown’s 7th Annual Women In The World Summit held at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Mindy Kaling

Later that evening, Mindy appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert where she promoted The Mindy Project and called out host Stephen for being “unprofessional” on the set of her show – Watch the hilarious interview below!


Mindy Kaling – ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’

10+ pictures inside of Mindy Kaling out and about promoting The Mindy ProjectMore Here! »

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Jurnee Smollett-Bell On 'Underground': 'This Is The Greatest Escape Story That's Never Been Told'

Jurnee Smollett-Bell strikes a pose while attending a special screening of her new show Underground held at the Schomburg Center on Tuesday (March 8) in New York City.

The 29-year-old actress was joined at the event by her co-star Alano Miller, and creators and executive producers Joe Pokaski and Misha Green.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jurnee Smollett-Bell

“We’ve never seen the story of the Underground Railroad told. Which is crazy. It’s one sentence in history books, and people sum it up as one person: Harriet Tubman,” Jurnee expressed (via Cosmopolitan). “When in actuality there were thousands of men and women who, because they attempted to escape, tore down the system of slavery. And that story hasn’t been told. This was the first integrated civil rights movement in our nation. It’s not just a slave narrative. So I would tell them you have not seen this story before — you just haven’t. And you haven’t seen it told in the way that we tell it. It’s so exciting to be a part of something that gives a voice to the voiceless like this. It puts a face to the thousands of people that had the courage to run. Misha and Joe, our showrunners, always say, “These were our superheroes.” And it’s true! They were our Justice League. This is the greatest escape story that’s never been told.”


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John Legend & Angela Bassett Help Premiere 'Underground' - Watch Trailer Here!

Angela Bassett strikes a pose on the red carpet while attending the premiere of WGN America’s brand new show Underground held at The Theatre at The Ace Hotel on Wednesday (March 2) in Los Angeles.

The 57-year-old actress was joined at the event by executive producer John Legend, stars of the show Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Aldis Hodge, Christopher Meloni, James Lafferty, Adina Porter, P.J. Marshall, Amirah Vann, Christopher Backus, Jessica De Gouw, and director Anthony Hemingway.


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and Isaiah Washington also came out to show their support for the forthcoming series about a group of slaves planning their escape from a Georgia plantation.

Underground premieres on Wednesday (March 9) on WGN America – Watch the trailer below!


‘Underground’ Full Length Trailer

FYI: Jurnee is wearing a silk faille off-the-shoulder baby doll cocktail dress by Marchesa.

40+ pictures inside of John Legend and others at the premiere of UndergroundMore Here! »

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