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Jon Hamm Says No One Would Cast Him Before 'Mad Men'

Jon Hamm takes the stage at the 2015 Television Critics Association Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday evening (August 8) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 44-year-old Mad Men star was joined at the annual event by The Americans couple Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys, The FostersSherri Saum and Danny Nucci, director/producer Lee Daniels, and late-night host James Corden.

Jon accepted the award for Individual Achievement in Drama for his role in Mad Men.

“Literally no one wanted to cast me but one person, Matthew Weiner,” Jon said (via Variety). “Those of you who know him know he can be persuasive.”

FYI: Keri is wearing a Zuhair Murad dress.

15+ pictures inside of Jon Hamm, Keri Russell, and more at the TCA AwardsMore Here! »

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January Jones, Taraji P. Henson & Morena Baccarin Get Glam for Fox All-Star Party!

January Jones, Taraji P. Henson and Morena Baccarin flash a smile for photographers while attending the Fox All-Star Party held during the 2015 Summer TCA Tour at Soho House on Thursday (August 6) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The three ladies were joined by January‘s Last Man On Earth co-stars Will Forte and Cleopatra Coleman, Married‘s Judy Greer, Nat Faxon, and Sarah Burns Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s Andy Samberg, Chelsea Peretti, Stephanie Beatriz and Melissa Fumero, The League‘s Katie Aselton and Nick Kroll, as well as Empire executive producer Lee Daniels.

Also in attendance at the event was Bones actress Michaela Conlin and Morena‘s Gotham co-star Cory Michael Smith.

FYI: Taraji is wearing a Cushnie et Ochs dress and an Edie Parker clutch. Morena is wearing a Halston Heritage jumpsuit. Judy is wearing an A.L.C. jumpsuit and Kurt Geiger London pumps.

50+ pictures inside of January Jones, Taraji P. Henson and others at the Fox All-Star PartyMore Here! »

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Taraji P. Henson's Cookie Will Get an 'Empire' Spinoff Series

Taraji P. Henson is gorgeous in green while sitting on stage at the Empire panel held during the Fox portion of the 2015 Summer TCA Tour on Thursday (August 6) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 44-year-old actress was joined by the show’s executive producers Lee Daniels, Brian Grazer, and Ilene Chaiken.

It was at the panel that Lee revealed a spinoff based on a young Cookie will be coming soon.

“There is going to be a spinoff from Empire, without question,” he said (via TV Line). “There’s so much ripe story that we’ve talked about already— about Cookie’s family, what makes her her. That in itself is fascinating to me.”

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Mariah Carey To Guest Star on ' Empire', Celebrates Hollywood Walk of Fame Star at Beacher's Madhouse!

Mariah Carey goes glam while receiving her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday (August 5) in Hollywood.

The 45-year-old entertainer was joined at the ceremony by her twins Moroccan and Monroe, 4, who adorably stayed close to their mom as she posed for photos.

Also in attendance were Brett Ratner, Lee Daniels, and L.A. Reid.

According to E! News, it was there that Lee revealed Mariah will be appearing on the upcoming second season of Fox’s hit show Empire.

That same day, Mariah held a private luncheon to celebrate at Jeff Beacher‘s newly renovated Beacher’s Madhouse at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. She also hosted a private dinner by STK Out and Infuse Vodka at her Airbnb Malibu estate.

FYI: Mariah is wearing a custom gown by Yousef Aljasmi.

20+ pictures inside of Mariah Carey getting her star… More Here! »

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Naomi Campbell Shows Off Her Assets at Met Gala 2015

Naomi Campbell gets daring in a low-cut gown at the 2015 Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 4) in New York City.

The 44-year-old model stayed close to her longtime friend Lee Daniels while walking the red carpet before the big event.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Naomi Campbell

Also joining the two at the Met Ball was rapper Common and film director Baz Luhrmann.

FYI: Naomi and Lee are wearing Burberry. Common is wearing Prada.

10+ pictures inside of Naomi Campbell, Common, and more at the big bash… More Here! »

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Bradley Cooper Hangs With Sienna Miller Before Time Gala

Bradley Cooper is all smiles while walking the red carpet at the Time 100 Gala held at Jazz at Lincoln Center on Tuesday (April 21) in New York City.

The 40-year-old actor was spotted earlier in the day hanging out with his friend Sienna Miller, who he worked with in the smash hit movie American Sniper and the upcoming Chef.

Also in attendance at the event were Amy Schumer, Seth Meyers with wife Alexi Ashe, Transparent star Jeffrey Tambor and creator Jill Solloway, Last Week Tonight‘s John Oliver, George Lucas and wife Mellody Hobson, and Empire creator Lee Daniels with his show’s star Naomi Campbell.

FYI: Sienna is wearing a J Brand tank top.

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Empire's Jussie Smollett Performs 'No Apologies' on 'American Idol' - Watch Now!

Jussie Smollett suits up for the Empire ATAS Academy event held at The Theatre at The Ace Hotel on Thursday night (March 12) in Los Angeles.

The 31-year-old actor was joined by his co-stars Taraji P. Henson, Bryshere Gray, Grace Gealey, Kaitlin Doubleday, and Trai Byers, as well as creator Lee Daniels.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jussie Smollett

That same night, Jussie and Bryshere hit the stage during American Idol to perform their hit “No Apologies.” Watch below!

FYI: Bryshere is wearing Anthony Franco.


Empire Cast Performs on American Idol 3/12/15

10+ pictures inside of Jussie Smollett, Taraji P. Henson, and more at the Empire event… More Here! »

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