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Leslie Jones Arrives for Hosting Duties at MTV Movie & TV Awards 2021

Leslie Jones is hitting the red carpet!

The 53-year-old comedian and actress had the biggest smile on her face as she arrived at the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards on Sunday night (May 16) at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles.

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For her arrival, Leslie rocked a coral-colored gown with sexy slit all the up to her waist.

Leslie is serving as host for the awards show, which is airing TONIGHT on MTV!

You can check out the full list of nominees for the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards here.

In a recent interview, Leslie Jones opened up about why she didn’t want to get the COVID-19 vaccine at first. Find out why here.

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Leslie Jones Didn't Want To Get The COVID-19 Vaccine At First

Leslie Jones is in preparation to host the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards this weekend.

The 53-year-old actress took some time out during rehearsals and spoke with Variety, where she revealed how she was once a doubter about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Click inside to see what she shared…More Here! »

'Saturday Night Live' Stars Who Broke Character During Skits

There’s a lot of pressure when it comes to putting on an episode of Saturday Night Live: it is live, after all.

As a result, cast members and hosts need to stick to their scripts closely in order to keep the sketches flowing smoothly – and they also need to keep a straight face as they fly through dozens of jokes every night. But what happens when they…can’t?

Time and time again, we’ve watched over the years as the cast of SNL, and myriad celebrity hosts, absolutely lose it after cracking up at one of the jokes they’ve said, the sheer absurdity of the sketch, or something entirely unexpected happening in a scene. In most cases, it only makes the sketch even more hilarious for the audience watching at home.

We’ve rounded up some of the best moments where the SNL stars have absolutely lost it during a sketch.

Check out all the times Saturday Night Live stars broke character inside…

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.

Click inside to see every red carpet look… More Here! »

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'Coming 2 America' Cast - Meet the New Additions for the Sequel!

The highly anticipated movie Coming 2 America is now available to watch from the comfort of your own home and the film features so many great new cast members.

Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, Shari Headley, and all of your favorite stars from the first movie returned and they added some great stars for the sequel.

Here is the film’s synopsis: Set in the lush and royal country of Zamunda, newly-crowned King Akeem (Murphy) and his trusted confidante Semmi (Hall) embark on an all-new hilarious adventure that has them traversing the globe from their great African nation to the borough of Queens, New York – where it all began.

Coming 2 America was supposed to be released in theaters in August 2020, but Paramount Pictures decided to sell the film to Amazon for $125 million when the pandemic shut down the movie theaters around the country.

Click inside to meet the new stars of the franchise… More Here! »

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Watch a New 'Coming 2 America' Trailer!

Coming 2 America is coming!

The highly anticipated sequel to the beloved 1988 comedy Coming to America is arriving on Amazon Prime Video on March 5, and a new trailer arrived on Wednesday (February 3).

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The movie stars Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall reprising their roles as Prince Akeem and Semmi. The two actors will also reprise their roles of the My-T-Sharp Barber Shop’s Clarence, Saul and Morris as well as Reverend Brown and Randy Watson, lead singer of the band Sexual Chocolate.

Here’s a plot summary: “In the sequel, directed by Craig Brewer, newly-crowned King Akeem and Semmi embark on a new adventure that has them traversing the globe from Zamunda, back to Queens.”

Original cast members returning including James Earl Jones, Shari Headley, John Amos and Louie Anderson, while new additions to the cast include Wesley Snipes, Leslie Jones, Tracy Morgan, Jermaine Fowler, Bella Murphy, Rotimi, KiKi Layne, Nomzamo Mbatha and Teyana Taylor.

Coming to America was a cultural phenomenon that is one of the most loved and celebrated comedies of all time. Thanks to Eddie Murphy’s comedic genius along with the brilliant filmmakers, writers and fabulous cast, we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate this new adventure. We know audiences around the world will fall in love with this hilarious, joyful movie that will surely become a timeless favorite,” said Amazon’s Jennifer Salke.

Eddie Murphy recently celebrated after winning this award for the first time!

Eddie Murphy's 'Coming 2 America' Trailer Is Finally Here - Watch Now!

The trailer for Coming 2 America, the sequel to the hit 1988 movie Coming to America, is finally here!

Here’s a synopsis: Set in the lush and royal country of Zamunda, newly-crowned King Akeem (Eddie Murphy) and his trusted confidante Semmi (Arsenio Hall) embark on an all-new hilarious adventure that has them traversing the globe from their great African nation to the borough of Queens, New York – where it all began.

Jermaine Fowler, Leslie Jones, Tracy Morgan, KiKi Layne, Shari Headley, with Wesley Snipes and James Earl Jones also star.

The film will debut on Amazon Prime on March 5, 2021. Be sure to check it out! Will you be streaming the film when it debuts?

Watch the trailer for the highly anticipated sequel…