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Teyana Taylor Hosts a Star-Studded Party to Celebrate Her Album

Teyana Taylor hosted one of the first red carpet events to be held amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The 29-year-old singer was joined by a star-studded list of celeb friends at her The Album listening party on Wednesday night (June 17) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Teyana, who is pregnant with her second child, was joined by her husband Iman Shumpert and their four-year-old daughter Iman Jr., Cardi B and Offset with their daughter Kulture, Cynthia Erivo, Lena Waithe, Terrence J, Karrueche Tran, Winnie Harlow and boyfriend Kyle Kuzma, and many more.

Cardi took to her Instagram Stories after the party to rave about the album. She wrote, “Teyana Taylor album is sooo beautiful and sexy. Really good work.”

While some people at the party were pictured in face masks, it appears that the majority of partygoers didn’t wear one (at least for the photos).

30+ pictures inside of celebs attending Teyana Taylor‘s album listening party… More Here! »

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Aaron Paul & New 'Westworld' Stars Join Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton & More at Season 3 Premiere!

Evan Rachel Wood walks the red carpet alongside new co-star Aaron Paul at the season three premiere of Westworld on Thursday (March 5) at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

The actors were joined at the event by co-stars Tessa Thompson, Thandie Newton, Simon Quarterman, Angela Sarafyan, Ben Barnes, Luke Hemsworth, Clifton Collins Jr, Katja Herbers, Leonardo Nam, and Tao Okamoto.

More stars who are joining the cast for season three and were at the premiere included Lena Waithe, Vincent Cassel, Kid Cudi, John Gallagher Jr, Michael Ealy, Tommy Flanagan, and football player Marshawn Lynch.

Also in attendance were Aaron‘s wife Lauren Parsekian, Luke‘s wife Samantha Hemsworth, and Thandie‘s husband, director Ol Parker.

The third season of Westworld premieres on HBO on March 15!

FYI: Evan is wearing a Versace dress and Melinda Maria earrings. Thandie is wearing a Burberry gown, Sylva & Cie. earrings, and an Eva Fehren ring. Tessa is wearing a Loewe dress, Mizuki earrings, and rings by Eva Fehren and Ileana Makri. Angela is wearing a Redemption dress and Kallati jewelry. Aaron is wearing a Paul Smith suit and a Todd Snyder sweater vest. Luke is wearing Wolf & Shepherd shoes.

50+ pictures inside from the premiere of WestworldMore Here! »

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Cynthia Erivo & Jamie Foxx Arrive in Style for American Black Film Festival Honors Awards 2020

Cynthia Erivo and Jamie Foxx hit the red carpet as they arrive at the 2020 American Black Film Festival Honors Awards Ceremony on Sunday (February 23) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 33-year-old Tony-award winning actress donned a pretty purple dress while the 52-year-old Oscar-winning actor looked sharp in a black tux for the awards event.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Cynthia Erivo

Other stars at the awards event included Lena Waithe, Us stars Shahadi Wright Joseph and Evan Alex, black-ish actor Deon Cole, Dear White People actress Logan Browning, Raising Dion actress Alisha Wainwright, and Luke Cage actor Mike Colter.

FYI: Cynthia is wearing an Atelier Versace dress. Lena is wearing a Rich Fresh suit. Logan is wearing a Ralph & Russo dress. Alisha is wearing an August Getty Atelier dress and APM Monaco jewelry.

20+ pictures inside of the stars at the awards show…More Here! »

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Tiffany Haddish, Cynthia Erivo, & Angela Bassett Look Radiant at NAACP Image Awards 2020

Tiffany Haddish is all smiles on the red carpet as she arrives at the 2020 NAACP Image Awards on Saturday (February 22) at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, Calif.

The 40-year-old actress dazzled in a metallic silver outfit as she stepped out for the awards show.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Tiffany Haddish

Other stars at the awards show included Oscar-nominated actress Cynthia Erivo and her Harriet co-star Leslie Odom Jr, 9-1-1 star Angela Bassett, True Blood actress Rutina Wesley, writer/actress Lena Waithe, and Community actress Yvette Nicole Brown.

FYI: Tiffany is wearing an Aliette dress with Yvan Tufenkjian jewelry and Rene Caovilla heels. Cynthia is wearing a Prabal Gurung dress. Angela is wearing an Azzi & Osta dress, Loriblu shoes, an Heliopolis clutch and Wendy Yue jewelry.

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

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Lena Waithe to Voice Disney's First LGBTQ Animated Character

The new Disney and Pixar movie Onward is hitting theaters very soon and it will make history as the studio’s first animated film to feature an openly LGBTQ character.

Lena Waithe, who is an openly gay screenwriter and actor, will be voicing the role of Officer Spector, a Cyclops cop. Without giving away too many spoilers, in the film, the character mentions that she has a girlfriend with a daughter.

“It just kind of happened,” Onward producer Kori Rae told Yahoo Entertainment. “The scene, when we wrote it, was kind of fitting and it opens up the world a little bit, and that’s what we wanted.”

Director Dan Scanlon added, “It’s a modern fantasy world and we want to represent the modern world.”

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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Jamie Foxx, Jordan Peele & More Get Special Honors at AAFCA Awards 2020!

Jamie Foxx and Jordan Peele happily hit the stage to speak at The African American Film Critics Association’s 2020 AAFCA Awards held at the Taglyan Cultural Complex on Wednesday (January 22) in Hollywood.

The guys along with Eddie Murphy (not pictured) were among some of the honorees at the 11th annual ceremony in Los Angeles.

“People say so much about the other awards, but it’s special when it comes from your own people,” Jamie said (via USA Today), who won best supporting actor for his role in Just Mercy.

“It’s just special,” Jamie added after receiving the award from the organization, which actively reviews films with an emphasis on projects that include the black experience. The awards mainly highlight films produced, written, directed and starring people from the African diaspora along with other ethnic projects that break new ground.

Also in attendance at the ceremony were Sterling K. Brown, Issa Rae, Lena Waithe, Bong Joon Ho, Melina Matsoukas, Lil Rel Howery, Garcelle Beauvais and Trevor Jackson.

READ MORE: Jamie Foxx Took Pics Your Fave Celebs at SAG Awards 2020!

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