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Tyra Banks Promotes Her SMiZE Cream at the Annual Day of Indulgence!

Tyra Banks promoted her new venture at a star-studded event this past weekend!

The America’s Next Top Model host, who coined the term “smize” on the show, brought her new SMiZE Cream to producer Jennifer Klein‘s annual Day of Indulgence party on Sunday (August 15) in Brentwood, Calif.

Guests at the event all got to enjoy the new ice cream brand. Tyra‘s Los Angeles flagship store recently opened in Santa Monica and there’s also nationwide shipping available!

Also in attendance at the event was Emmy nominee Laverne Cox, who showed up incognito in her full-face shield.

You might notice that lots of celebs left the party with Samsonite suitcases and LeSportsac weekender bags. There were so many great items inside the bags!

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Kate Beckinsale Gets Support from Friend Rita Ora at 'Jolt' L.A. Screening!

Rita Ora is playing the role of supportive friend to pal Kate Beckinsale!

The 30-year-old singer stepped out to attend a special screening of Kate‘s new Amazon Prime Video movie Jolt on Monday night (July 19) at the San Vicente Bungalows in West Hollywood, Calif.

Also in attendance at the screening were Kate‘s co-stars Jai Courtney and Laverne Cox, as well as Geoff Stults and Monet Mazur.

Here is the synopsis for Jolt: “Lindy is a beautiful, sardonically-funny woman with a painful secret: Due to a lifelong, rare neurological disorder, she experiences sporadic rage-filled, murderous impulses that can only be stopped when she shocks herself with a special electrode device. Unable to find love and connection in a world that fears her bizarre condition, she finally trusts a man long enough to fall in love, only to find him murdered the next day. Heartbroken and enraged, she embarks on a revenge-filled mission to find his killer, while also being pursued by the police as the crime’s prime suspect.”

Make sure to catch the movie on Amazon Prime Video on July 23. Watch the trailer below!

FYI: Kate is wearing a Zuhair Murad Couture outfit. Rita is wearing an Alexandre Vauthier Couture look. Laverne is wearing a Mugler look.

Click through the gallery for 50+ photos from the screening… More Here! »

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Kate Beckinsale's 'Jolt' Trailer Teases an Action-Packed Thriller

Kate Beckinsale stars in the action packed trailer for Jolt!

The film has a star-studded cast that also includes Bobby Cannavale, Jai Courtney, Laverne Cox, David Bradley, Ori Pfeffer, Susan Sarandon and Stanley Tucci.

Here’s the synopsis: Lindy is a beautiful, sardonically-funny woman with a painful secret: Due to a lifelong, rare neurological disorder, she experiences sporadic rage-filled, murderous impulses that can only be stopped when she shocks herself with a special electrode device. Unable to find love and connection in a world that fears her bizarre condition, she finally trusts a man long enough to fall in love, only to find him murdered the next day. Heartbroken and enraged, she embarks on a revenge-filled mission to find his killer, while also being pursued by the police as the crime’s prime suspect.

The film will hit Amazon on July 23. Check out the trailer…

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Laverne Cox Was Planning To Quit Acting Until 'Orange Is The New Black' Came Along

Laverne Cox is opening up about how she almost quit show business.

During a virtual appearance at Paley Center’s Pride Month programming, “A Salute to LGBTQ+ Pride Achievements in Television”, the 49-year-old actor revealed that landing her role in Orange is the New Black changed the plan.

“In the fall of 2012 we started shooting this show and I was just so happy to have a job; I was in rent arrears on my apartment, I had rolled back rent and I was in all kinds of debt and I was going to give up acting actually, a few months before I booked Orange,” Laverne reminisced. “I had turned 40 that year and had a breakout moment and I was in debt and things weren’t going the way I hoped they would.”

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Laverne Cox's Role in 'Promising Young Woman' Was Dubbed By Men in European Versions of the Movie

Fans of Laverne Cox might not have seen any of the European versions of Promising Young Woman, but if they did, they’d notice something really off about her character.

It was revealed that her role as Gail was being dubbed by men in versions of the Emerald Fennell movie that were released in Europe.

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Laverne Cox to Take Over E!'s Red Carpet Coverage Following Giuliana Rancic's Departure

Laverne Cox is hitting the red carpet!

The 48-year-old Orange Is the New Black actress has been tapped to take over red carpet coverage for E! and will also host a series of celebrity interview specials starting next year, per THR.

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Zendaya, Andra Day, & More Stun at Essence Event - See Every Red Carpet Photo!

The Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards event is streaming tonight (April 22) and photos from the pre-taped event have been released!

Zendaya looked gorgeous while walking her first red carpet in over a year and Oscar nominee Andra Day also made an in-person appearance for the awards show.

Other attendees included Laverne Cox, Leslie Jones, Storm Reid, and “Me Too” founder Tarana Burke.

Zendaya and Andra are both honorees at the event alongside Whoopi Goldberg, Cynthia Erivo, and Michaela Coel. The show is being hosted by Laverne and Storm is hosting the pre-show. Leslie and Tarana are two of the evening’s presenters!

Make sure to watch the show on Essence.com and Essence Studios.

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