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Kerry Washington, Billy Porter, & Janelle Monae Honor Their Friends at Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon!

Kerry Washington, Billy Porter, and Janelle Monae hit the carpet while attending the 2020 Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon on Thursday (February 6) at the Four Seasons’ Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The stars were all at the event to celebrate some of the most successful and inspiring black women in Hollywood!

No Time to Die‘s Lashana Lynch, When They See UsNiecy Nash, Queen & Slim director Melina Matsoukas, and Pose‘s MJ Rodriguez, Angelica Ross, Hailie Sahar, and Janet Mock were all presented with awards during the annual event.

Some more stars who stepped out for the luncheon included Gabrielle Union, Insecure‘s Issa Rae and Yvonne Orji, Aja Naomi King, Alfre Woodard, Eve, Dewanda Wise, Nafessa Williams, Naturi Naughton, Tia Mowry and husband Cory Hardict, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Logan Browning, Gina Torres, Loretta Devine, Danielle Brooks, Garcelle Beauvais, Loni Love, Aisha Hinds, Tika Sumpter, and Jenifer Lewis.

FYI: Kerry is wearing a Lanvin dress and Harry Kotlar earrings. Janelle is wearing a Marc Jacobs dress. Gabrielle is wearing a Rosie Assoulin dress. Issa is wearing a Solace London dress. Yvonne is wearing Sergio Rossi shoes, and Lulu Dharma jewels. MJ is wearing a Halpern dress. Janet is wearing a Prada dress. Angelica is wearing a Celestino dress. Naturi is wearing a Jovani dress. Aja is wearing a Prabal Gurung outfit. Garcelle is wearing a Tadashi Shoji dress. Ava is wearing Malone Souliers shoes and a Longchamp bag. Logan is wearing Tasaki jewelry. Danielle wore Kurt Geiger shoes. Eve wore Genny.

80+ pictures inside from the Essence Black Women in Hollywood event… More Here! »

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Jesse Williams, Taraji P. Henson, & Jordyn Woods Team Up for Diversity in Hollywood Event

Jesse Williams, Taraji P. Henson, and Jordyn Woods step out for the “Celebrate The Culture II” Celebrates Diversity In Hollywood event!

The 38-year-old Jacob’s Ladder actor, the 49-year-old Empire actress, and the 22-year-old model attended the event, presented by Patron Tequila, at Avenue on Sunday (September 22) in Los Angeles.

They were joined by actor Kendrick Sampson, Army WivesRyan Michelle Bathe, ClawsKarrueche Tran, Dear White People‘s Logan Browning, SextupletsBresha Webb, The View‘s Sherri Shepherd, Insecure‘s Yvonne Orji, Watchmen‘s Regina King, comedian Niecy Nash, singer Trevor Jackson, and former professional boxer Tim Witherspoon.

READ MORE: Kerry Washington & Taraji P. Henson Work the Emmys 2019 Red Carpet

35+ pictures inside of Jesse Williams, Taraji P. Henson, Jordyn Woods, and more at the event… More Here! »

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Jennifer Morrison & Gerardo Celasco Make Couple Debut at HBO's Emmys After Party 2019!

It’s red carpet official!

Jennifer Morrison happily posed alongside her new boyfriend Gerardo Celasco while attending HBO’s Post 2019 Emmy Awards Reception held at The Plaza at the Pacific Design Center on Sunday (September 22) in Los Angeles.

This is the first time Jennifer and Gerardo have been pictured together at an official event.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jennifer Morrison

Jennifer Morrison and Gerardo Celasco were joined at the event by Regina King, Malin Akerman, Mamie Gummer, Melissa Joan Hart, Nathalie Emmanuel, Amanda Crew, Mahershala Ali and his wife Amatus Sami-Karim.

Also in attendance were Retta, Vanessa Bayer, Natalie Morales, Kathy Griffin, Sarah Silverman, Clea DuVall, Emily Pendergast, Nina West, Julio Torres, Insecure‘s Yvonne Orji and Jean Elie, Jessy Hodge, Deadwood‘s Ian McShane and Paula Malcomson, and Terri Seymour.

FYI: Jennifer is wearing a Reem Acra dress. Malin is carrying an Atelier Swarovski clutch.

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Issa Rae on 'Insecure's Impact: 'We Haven't Really Had Our Stories Told in a Modern Way'

Issa Rae is all smiles as she strikes a pose backstage at the For Your Consideration screening and panel for her hit series Insecure held at the Wolf Theater at Saban Media Center Television Academy on Tuesday (May 28) in Los Angeles.

The 34-year-old actress and creator was joined at the event by her co-stars Kendrick Sampson, Natasha Rothwell, Yvonne Orji, director Prentice Penny and moderator Robin Thede.

“I think it just reflects a part of black womanhood that hasn’t been reflected for a while,” Issa expressed about the show’s impact. “I mean, you mentioned Girlfriends, that was like about 20 years ago, and we haven’t really had our stories told in a modern, successful way recently. That’s also not to say that it represents all of black womanhood — or all of womanhood — it could never, but it is the slice. And I’m just grateful that people respond to it, because they could easily see it and be like, ‘That’s not me, f*ck this show!’ But a lot of people are like, ‘Oh, this is me,’ and that’s cool.”

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Anna Faris & The Slay Team Are 'Sleighin' the Holidays' in Fun New Music Video!

Yvonne Orji, Anna Faris, and Cecily Strong are members of The Slay Team and they teamed up with wine and bubbly brand Barefoot for a special holiday-themed music video!

“Sleighin’ the Holidays” also features Pitch Perfect‘s Chrissie Fit and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt‘s Tituss Burgess.

Tony nominee Laura Bell Bundy is a founding member of The Slay Team and she co-wrote and co-directed the new video. She said, “The holidays can be a very stressful time of year, but we hope this song reminds people that when their glass is half full, they can ‘sleigh’ it– so just chill!”

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Issa Rae & Yvonne Orji Look Chic on the Red Carpet at Emmy Awards 2018!

Issa Rae and Yvonne Orji are looking chic on the red carpet at the 2018 Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on Monday (September 17) in Los Angeles.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Issa Rae

Issa is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. She is also presenting during the evening’s ceremony.

SNL‘s Weekend Update comedians Michael Che and Colin Jost are hosting the show. Make sure to tune in on NBC!

FYI: Issa is wearing a custom Vera Wang dress. Yvonne is wearing a Georges Chakra dress, Stuart Weitzman shoes and Hearts on Fire jewelry.

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Janelle Monae & Tiffany Haddish Step Out for Essence's Oscars Luncheon

Janelle Monae, Tiffany Haddish, and Sonequa Martin-Green hit the carpet at the 2018 Essence Black Women in Hollywood Oscars Luncheon on Thursday (March 1) at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Some of the other stars who attended the event included This Is UsSusan Kelechi Watson, Good GirlsRetta, brother and sister duo Jussie Smollett and Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Orange Is the New Black‘s Adrienne C. Moore, Get Out‘s Lil Rel Howery, Everything is Everything‘s Amandla Stenberg, The Mayor‘s Yvette Nicole Brown, grown-ish‘s Chloe x Halle, The Chi‘s Tiffany Boone, Luke Cage‘s Mike Colter, singer Estelle, director Dee Rees, Insecure‘s Yvonne Orji, Lethal Weapon‘s Chandler Kinney, and Tina Knowles.

FYI: Tiffany is wearing an alice + olivia dress. Sonequa is wearing a Dior jumpsuit, coat, and earrings. Tiffany is wearing a Cinq a Sept dress, an MSGM jacket, and APM Monaco jewelry. Susan is wearing BaubleBar earrings. Janelle is wearing Mateo jewelry.

40+ pictures inside of Janelle Monae, Tiffany Haddish, and more on the carpet…

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