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Vanessa Williams Shines at Nelson Mandala Gala in London

Vanessa Williams goes glam on the red carpet as she arrives at the Nelson Mandala Global Gift Gala on Tuesday night (April 24) at the Rosewood in London, England.

The 55-year-old actress looked pretty in a shimmering silver and blue gown as she arrived for hosting duties at the event.

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While arriving at the event, Vanessa revealed what the late political leader meant to her.

“I know about his legacy and the impact it had not only on South Africa but the entire world,” Vanessa told Press Association. “And it lives on, no matter how long it’s been since he’s passed. What he did lives on. I’m honored to be the honorary chair of Global and particularly to be honoring the Nelson Mandela foundation. It’s wonderful to be able to continue his work.”

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Michael Urie Opens 'Torch Song,' Gets Support from Vanessa Williams!

Michael Urie hits the red carpet with his longtime friend Vanessa Williams at the opening night party for his Off-Broadway play Torch Song on Thursday (October 19) in New York City.

The two actors starred together in the beloved series Ugly Betty for many years!

Michael was joined at the event by his co-star Mercedes Ruehl and the show’s writer Harvey Fierstein.

Other stars who attended the opening included Matthew Broderick, Fisher Stevens, and Kate Mulgrew.

Torch Song is currently playing at Second Stage in New York until December 3.

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Leslie Jones Was Obsessed with Christian Siriano's NYFW Show!

Leslie Jones had the time of her life at Christian Siriano’s Fashion Show!

The newly 50-year-old SNL star got super into the fashion show as she sat front row alongside Christian‘s husband Brad Walsh along with Danielle Brooks, Jackie Cruz, Gina Gershon, Patricia Clarkson, and Vanessa Williams on Saturday afternoon (September 9) at Pier 59 in New York City.

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Watch the moment below when Leslie totally lost it when she saw Coco Rocha strut her way down the runway!

Also pictured inside: Danielle Brooks looking sexy in a gray dress at the Harper’s Bazaar Icons Party on Friday night (September 8) in NYC.

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jonathan Groff, & More Sing Sondheim Tunes for One Special Night!

Jesse Tyler Ferguson poses with conductor Gustavo Dudamel during the intermission of the Hollywood Bowl’s production of Sondheim on Sondehim on Sunday (July 23) in Hollywood.

The Los Angeles Philharmonic provided the music while Jesse, Jonathan Groff, Vanessa Williams, and more performers sang some of composer Stephen Sondheim‘s most famous tunes.

The highlights of the night were Jesse singing “Franklin Shepard Inc.” from Merrily We Roll Along, Jonathan belting out “Being Alive” from Company, and Vanessa doing a mash-up of Follies‘ “Losing My Mind” and Merrily‘s “Not a Day Goes By” with Solea Pfeiffer.

The other performers included Sarah Uriarte Berry, Phillip Boynkin, Lewis Cleale, Carmen Cusack, Claybourne Elder, and Ruthie Ann Miles.

Vanessa reunited with her former Ugly Betty co-stars America Ferrera and Ana Ortiz after the show. See the photo below!

PBS National Memorial Day Concert 2017 - Performer List!

Are you tuning into PBS’ big 2017 National Memorial Day Concert today?

The annual event will feature a ton of performances from the U.S. Capitol’s West Lawn in Washington, DC.

Scotty McCreery, Vanessa Williams, Auli’i Cravalho, and more are expected to sing “in honor of the military service of all our men and women in uniform, their families at home, and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.”

“The concert’s mission is to unite the country in remembrance and appreciation of the fallen and to serve those who are grieving.”

The 2017 PBS National Memorial Day Concert will air live TONIGHT, May 28th @ 8PM on PBS.

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