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    A few YBFers copped an invite to the biggest wedding of the century. Go inside to see flicks of Oprah, Serena Williams, her husband Alexis Ohanian, Baby Olympia, Idris Elba and his fiance Sabrina Dhowre arrive to see Meghan Markle marry Prince Harry inside...

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    The day is finally here! We've been patiently awaiting this moment in history and now the royal wedding is finally here!

    A few YBF celebs copped invites to see Meghan Markle walk down the aisle to marry Prince Harry today at St. George's Chapel. She's now the Duchess of Sussex!

    "Queen of America" Oprah Winfrey rolled up to the royal wedding in a blush Stella McCartney dress and, of course, she topped her look off with some headgear to fit in with the British crowd. With Sunday church hat flare.

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    Blush seems to be the color of theme for the wedding as Serena Williams also rocked the hue:

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    The tennis superstar arrived in a classy Versace dress, dripping in jewels from Bulgari and Audemars Piguet.

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    She looks so happy to see her friend tie the knot. And stunning. Love that chick looks happier than ever after Olympia.

    Before heading to the wedding...

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    Rena snapped a few flicks with her hubby and baby Olympia. Awww!

    Also making their arrival...

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    British hottie Idris Elba and his fiancee Sabrina Dhowre served up black love vibes as they made their way inside.

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    They dressed the part --Sabrina in Gucci -- and made it look damn hot.

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    Meghan's "Suits" co-star Gina Torres came out to see her friend trek the aisle. Meghan's other "Suits" co-stars Sarah Rafferty and Rick Hoffman were in attendance as well. In an interview with the "TODAY" show on Friday, they ladies chopped it up about their bond with Meghan and finding out she was dating a prince.

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    Sarah Rafferty said that she, Markle and Torres “called ourselves the sister wives, we worked together for so many years on a show, it’s such an amazing experience. We were with each other for longer than we went to college or high school with our friends so we became family, we’re still family, so this is a wonderful family affair.”

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    "Quantico" actress Priyanka Chopra was also in attendance to see her former "Suits" co-star marry a prince. She rocked a lavender Vivienne Westwood blazer and skirt paired with a matching hat.

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    Other celebrities in the Royal pews: Amal and George Clooney, Victoria and David Beckham, Elton John and David Furnish, and James Cordon.

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    With butt injections on the rise, fitness trainer Jenlle "Get Bodied By J" Salazar Butler shares the real dangers and possible almost deadly outcome when you cut corners and get your butt done illegally. Hear her story inside....

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    Butt injections are at an all time high. Millions of women want that perfect, pert booty that'll look good in bodycon dresses and jumpsuits. With celebrities embracing bigger booties, butt enhancement surgery has skyrocketed to a 98% increase.

    Wendy Williams invited celebrity plastic surgeon Dr. Miami, editor of Show magazine and CEO of CME Agency Sean Cummings and fitness coach Jenelle Salazar Butler, aka "Get Bodied By J," to talk about the growing booty trend.

    Dr. Miami said he performs about 10-15 Brazilian butt lifts a week that cost $12,995 a pop. He's so popular, he's booked out two years in advance. Sheesh.

    If you're looking to have your butt enhanced, you should go to a licensed plastic surgeon, however, many women can't afford the cost of thesurgery. So, they cut corners and end up in somebody's basement or a hotel room where they let some non-licensed person inject them with material that isn't even 100% medical grade silicone.

    Jenelle paid a man, who she claims does "all the celebrities' booties," $2,000 to get her butt injected with liquid silicone in a hotel room. She said she started suffering complications after she got pregnant. Jenelle already had two children, but when she got pregnant with her third child, she said her butt wouldn't stop growing. She explained scar tissue started to grow in her butt to try and protect the baby.

    After it got too big, she decided to have the silicone injections removed. She said the way she was cut caused her to lose a lot of fat and tissue she needed and it left her "deformed" and "really messed up."

    The injections ended up causing infections, including necrosis, which caused her skin to turn black:

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    Jenelle has been chronicling her post-booty surgery journey on Instagram with her followers. 

    Now, she has to wear a body shaper everyday before she goes back for reconstructive surgery. Damn.

    See Jenelle talk aobut her situation for the first time on television below:

    Backstage...

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    Jenelle showed off her curves in a printed Free People mini dress and nude Christian Louboutins.

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    Let's hope her story stops another young lady from heading down the same path.

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    If you were expecting dramatics, too bad.  Meghan Markle has been doing EVERYTHING her way with this Royal Wedding, and that includes her classically gorgeous gown.  See the new Duchess of Sussex float down the aisle in a wedding dress that took everybody by surprise.

     

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    Meghan Markle is officially a Duchess!  She entered Windsor Castle's St George's Chapel today, just as England's high noon sunlight hit, giving her the most perfect glow no amount of Fenty Beauty could give. She kept her makeup and hair to an almost bare-minimum, but she's gorgeous nonetheless.

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    Just before that, we got our first sneak peek as she pulled up to the Castle in a burgundy Rolls Royce with her mother Doria Raglan.

     

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    The American princess exchanged vows with Prince Harry in understated, yet gorgeously low-key gown, created by Givenchy's first female artistic director appointed last year, Clare Waight Keller. It matched the old-modern mix of a not-so-traditional, very intimate and romantic ceremony.

    While Givenchy was not on anyone's radar when stylists and editors were playing guessing games to figure out who would design her Royal Wedding gown, it makes perfect sense.

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    Even though Clare is the head of a french fashion house, she is British by birth.  She is also a working mother who worked through all three of her pregnancies.  It's no secret Meghan is a feminist who staunchly supports working women, especially those who break glass ceilings. Kensington Palace confirms this saying:

    Ms. Markle also wanted to highlight the success of a leading British talent who has now served as the creative head of three globally influential fashion houses – Pringle of Scotland, Chloé, and now Givenchy.

    Who run the world?!

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    The deets surrounding just how Ms. Markle and Ms. Waight Keller developed this intentionally symbolized, timeless and elegant dress make us love the gown even more.  The Palace broke down the dress saying:

    True to the heritage of the house, the pure lines of the dress are achieved using six meticulously placed seams. The focus of the dress is the graphic open bateau neckline that gracefully frames the shoulders and emphasizes the slender sculpted waist. The lines of the dress extend towards the back where the train flows in soft round folds cushioned by an underskirt in triple silk organza. The slim three-quarter sleeves add a note of refined modernity.

    Tons of fabric mills throughout Europe were visited to find the perfect fabric for the dress, and Clare went with an exclusive double bonded silk cady.

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    This train tho.

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    As for all the symbolization in the dress and the gorgeous veil, which was also created by Clare:

    Ms. Markle expressed the wish of having all 53 countries of the Commonwealth with her on her journey through the ceremony. Ms. Waight Keller designed a veil representing the distinctive flora of each Commonwealth country united in one spectacular floral composition.

    The veil is five meters long and made from silk tulle with a trim of hand-embroidered flowers in silk threads and organza.

    Each flower was worked flat, in three dimensions to create a unique and delicate design. The workers spent hundreds of hours meticulously sewing and washing their hands every thirty minutes to keep the tulle and threads pristine.

     

    Meghan wanted to represent on a global level, especially her home country of America.  So in addition to the flora of the Commonwealth, she also selected two personal fave flowers to adorn her look:

    Wintersweet (Chimonanthus praecox), which grows in the grounds of Kensington Palace in front of Nottingham Cottage, and the California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica) the State flower from Ms. Markle’s place of birth, California.

    Symmetrically placed at the very front of the veil, crops of wheat are delicately embroidered and blend into the flora, to symbolize love and charity.

    A selection of flora distinctive from every member state of the Commonwealth is listed here

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    It was the tiara, though, that blew us away.  The veil was held in place by Queen Mary's diamond bandeau tiara, lent to Ms. Markle by The Queen. The diamond bandeau is English and was made in 1932, with the entre brooch dating from 1893.  Epic.

     

    Meghan's (super fine) Prince looked like a whole snack himself. 

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    Both Prince Harry and The Duke of Cambridge (Prince William) wore the frockcoat uniform of the Blues and Royals, which they were granted permission to do by the Queen.

     

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    When Prince Harry removed her veil, all he could say was "You look amazing. I'm so lucky."  He was seen saying "Wow" after removing her veil.

     

     

     

    They giggled often while exchanging vows (thanks to the crowd outside understandably doing the most), and they're clearly head over heels in love.

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    Awww!

    After the Duke & Duchess were married, they took a carriage ride through the streets.

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    Bishop Michael Curry was handpicked to speak during Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal wedding. And we're so glad he was. He totally stole the show with his fiery message, but some of the royals in the building were not ready for him. More inside...

    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's wedding was the blackest royal engagement ever. And we're not just saying that because her mom and some black celebs were in attendance.

    The former "Suits" star made sure to incorporate black excellence all up and through the nuptials. And we were loving every minute of if. From the all-black "The Kingdom Choir" filling our ears with their powerful voices as they sand "Stand By Me" and black cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason serving soft melodies to fill St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle.

    But it was Bishop Michael Curry who stole the show. He def brought the black church in the building, preaching about the powr of love, and some of the royals in attendance just were NOT ready. Their faces said it all. Ha!

    Bishop Curry, the 65-year-old leader of the Episcopal Church from Chicago, opened and ended his speech with Martin Luther King Jr., quotes. He also referenced slavery throughout his address. And he did all from his iPad.

    "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said: 'We must discover the power of love, the redemptive power of love. And when we discover that, we will be able to make of this old world a new world. Love is the only way,' he recited. "There’s power in love. Do not underestimate it. Anyone who has ever fallen in love, knows what I mean."

    There wasn't a "Come on, Bishop!" hollered out, but there should have been.

    His speech breaks royal wedding tradition as usually only British priests from the Church of England preside over royal events. In 2015, Bishop Curry became the first black presiding bishop of the predominantly white Episcopal Church. Episcopalianism is the American branch of the worldwide Anglican community; the Queen is the head of the Anglican church.

    "There’s power in love. Love can help and heal when nothing else can," he continued. "Love can lift up and liberate for living when nothing else will. And the love that brings two people together is the same love that can bind them together, Whether on mountaintops of happiness and through valleys of hardship."

    It's clear the couple used their big day to amplify those who are breaking barriers to making the world more inclusive. 

    Read his full speech here.

    Here are some of the tweets about Bishop Curry's address:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    HA!

    Peep his full sermon below:

    And listen to The Kingdom Choir slay "Stand By Me" and cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason perform below:

     

     

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    Mashonda, Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys have joined forces on a new blended family project that will hopefully help other families struggling to find a great co-parenting space. Deets on their new family book inside...

    Swizz Beatz's ex-wife Mashonda and his current wife Alicia Keys have come a loooong way.

    Long gone are the days of the ladies hating each other. Mashonda and Alicia put their big girl panties on and decided to come together and learn to get along with one another for the sake of their children.

    Swizz (real name Kasseem Dean) shares a son, 11-year-old son Kasseem Jr., with Mashonda, and has two sons with Aicia, 3-year-old Genesis Ali, 3, and 7-year-old Egypt Daoud. The producer also has two other children, 17-year-old son Prince Nasir and a 10-year-old daughter named Nicole. Swizz and Mashonda's divorce was finalized in May 2010. He married Alicia in July 2010.

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    With so many kids in the mix, it was important for Mashonda to find a healthy co-parenting balence when her son questioned her about why she doesn't get along with his father.

    “Six years ago, my [then] 5-year-old son asked me why his father and I didn’t like each other anymore. I realized that he was reacting to our lack of communication and unity as parents. It was a wake-up call,” the 40-year-old artist told PEOPLE magazine while chatting about her new book.

    Mashonda is currently on the promo trail promoting her new co-parenting book, "Blend: The Secret to Co-Parenting and Creating a Balanced Family," where she shares insights about her co-parenting journey with her ex-husband and her son's step mother.

    “Co-parenting and blending is a universal topic and many don’t know where to begin,” Mashonda added. “This book will serve as the inspiration and blueprint that is needed to raise emotionally and mentally healthy children.”

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    The "Superwoman" singer contributed to the book, providing a heartfelt foreword. And so did Swizz. He wrote a chapter for fathers.

    “With a dedicated chapter for fathers written by Swizz and a heartfelt foreword penned by Alicia, the three of us are raising our voices to help generations of families worldwide,” Mashonda shared. “I’m certain that the book will become a toolbox for mindful parents all over the world.”

    On Instagram, Mashonda captioned,

    "The journey to becoming a blended family has been surprising, fulfilling, and a huge blessing. With my co-parents @therealswizzz & @aliciakeys by my side we’ve raised our voices to help generations of families worldwide. I’ve been working on this book project for many years and it has truly been a labor of love and purpose. I’m so honored to share our story and the stories of other parents striving to blend. The book is on sale October 2 and is available for pre-order now. I can’t wait for you to read my blueprint, it’s a toolbox and a life map for humanity. Thank you to @penguinrandomhouse and @tarcherperigee for believing in me."

    I’m proud of us, I’m proud of you @mashondatifrere, I’m proud of this book, I’m proud of our family Swipe Preorder on amazon #family #love #blessings #theblendfamilybook," Alicia captioned on Instagram.

    "I'm so damn proud of us," Swizz posted on his Instagram account.

    "Blend: The Secret to Co-Parenting and Creating a Balanced Family" is set to be released on October 2nd.

    On Mother's Day, Mashonda and Alicia celebrated together with a family brunch as Swizz and Alicia's New Jersey home. Take a peek into their blended family fest below:

     

     

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    My sweet little yummy baby. We can do this all day!! Genesis #GennyGen

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    We likely can expect more blended family vacays as well. Good for them! 

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    The dance moves Donald Glover and the kiddies were busting out in "This Is America" were choreographed by 23-year-old Rwanda native Sherrie Silver and she just put together a tutorial to teach the signature dance moves. Also, we've rounded up some of the funny remixes that are floating around on our timelines inside...

    As he hosted his very first"Saturday Night Live" episode, Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino) released the video treatment for his track, "This Is America," and it totally was the hot topic the next day.

    In the socially charged visuals, Donald is seen busting out some of today's hottest dance moves with a group of kids behind him. They were the distraction to everything that was going down behind them, like police brutality and mass shootings.

    Sherrie Silver is the woman behind the moves. The 23-year-old choreographer said Donald's team hit up her after seeing some of her work in her YouTube videos. And they were especially interested in her work with children.

    "I basically wanted to bring my authentic style from different parts of Africa—not just my country—because I felt that it was very important to represent a lot of the continent," she told Glamour magazine. With the song being called 'This is America,' I wanted to make sure that there were some American references as well. That’s why you got dances in there like the Shoot and the Reverse and the Nene. And, obviously, Donald added his own style of movement."

     

     

    Unplanned, dancing is our language

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    The Rwanda native promised she would make a tutorial giving step-by-step instructions on how to do the dance moves in the video if the "This Is America" reached 100,000. Needless to say, it reached that goal, sitting at over 151,000 million views as of the time of this post. In the tutorial, she explains how to do the Gwara Gwara and The Neza dances with help from two kids from the kid's dance group, Dem 3.

    Check it:

    You can read her full interview with Glamour here. #BlackGirlMagic!

    Revisit Donald Glover's "This Is America" below:

    Since the video dropped, we've found a few "remixes" floating around our timelines. Folks are putting other musical tracks behind the dance moves in the video and it's Internet gold. Get your laugh on below:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Zero chill.

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    There's nothing like a fairytale that you make totally your own.  We've got every highlight you need from what will likely be the blackest, most romantic and most symbolic Royal Wedding you'll ever see in you lifetime.  Celebrate with your new fave Duke & Duchess inside...

    Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, just turned out the most relatable Royal Wedding, and we couldn't look away.

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    The head-over-heels in love (like, seriously, we're mad jealous and mad tearful at the same time) newlyweds brought their personal passions into their gorgeous wedding today at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle.

    Every part of the 22-page program, which surprisingly only took an hour to get through, had symbolism or a message attached.  And that is precisely how we expect Harry & Meghan to continue to live out their new duties as the new Duke & Duchess.

    Everything had a purpose - from Meghan's choice of gown designer to the performers chosen for the big day to the type of flowers in Meghan's bouquet, even the song selections had a bigger message.  When the couple broke protocol and tradition the few times they did, it was definitely for good reason.  And we love it.

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    In a much smaller venue than their newest double date buddies Duke & Duchess Kate & Will got married in, the couple got to live out their "People's Duke & Duchess" personalities and keep things intimate, meaningful, subtle, and about the bigger message at hand: Love.

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    Meghan chose Clare Waight Keller, the first woman to lead the House of Givenchy, to create her wedding dress and veil.  Meghan is a feminist, and is outspoken about supporting women and mothers who work and break barriers, just like Clare who is a mom of three.  She is the first self made Duchess, after all.

    Her entire look - which was far more understated than damn near everyone expected - was created with tons of meaning, from each of 50+ flowers incorporated into her look, to each of the flowers in her bouquet (there were salutes to America, California, Prince Harry and the late Princess Diana). We will say, Meghan made simple look stunning. All those details HERE.

    Even the names, Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have historical meaning rooted in civil rights.

     

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    Harry chose a blue military uniform not traditionally worn at a Royal Wedding, but he wanted to make his own mark.

    The couple had a Chicago Episcopal leader enter the pulpit to give a word, which is completely not in line with protocol that says only British ministers may preside over affairs such as these.  But a nod to Meghan's black culture and upbringing was a must, and Bishop Michael Curry almost stole the show.  Preach Bishop!

    It didn't hurt that the ceremony was pretty star studded, and right on theme with being more humanitarian than political, dignitaries were not invited.

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    Meghan's sole family member in attendance, her mother Doria, wore Oscar de la Renta - and almost that same color as the Queen - as she watched her daughter marry into Royalty.  She was seen taking several deep breaths and fighting back tears. Aww!

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    And it's clear where Meghan gets her passion for helping others from - her mother is a social worker who brought Meghan along on trips to Jamaica and domestically to see there are less fortunate people around us.  Similar to how Prince Harry's mother Princess Di did for him.  It was imperative that Doria was in attendance.

    The song selections were intentional, like the message Bishop Curry preached.  They were rooted in love, peace and used as a comfort too during the civil rights era.  They had a black choir singing a beautiful rendition of Etta James' "This Little Light of Mine," and Stand By Me," as well as black instrument players, like British teen award winning cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason, who were handpicked by Meghan herself.

    The cake is a gorgeous lemon cake concoction that mixes British ingredients with the American pastry chef who created the work of art.  See the cake and all the details HERE.

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    The most noticeable break in protocol was Prince Charles, her new father-in-law, walking Meghan down the aisle after she walked halfway down by herself.  The Royal family was more than happy to oblige, and show they have a united front in keeping Meghan above the rift raft her father's side of the family is causing.  This explains why they weren't invited. Her father allegedly was, and suddenly had heart surgery that prevented him from attending.  So her mother sat alone.

     

    A little tea: Harry's ex Chelsey was invited to the wedding (but not the super private reception), and she came.  She also came with a date.  Awkward, or nah?

    Probably not, because Prince Harry was too busy biting his lip and plotting on his new wife in the sexiest way:

    NOT.EVEN.MAD. Neither is Prince Will. We see you smirking in the background sir.

     

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    Meghan opted for low key everything, and the simplicity actually made a stunning statement.  Like in her everyday life, she kept her hair and makeup extremely natural, and still she was not overpowered by the dramatic, Gothic chapel.

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    The couple's first kiss on the stairs of the Chapel was absolutely magical, even though they didn't give in to the crowd's chant to do it again.

     

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    Until that carriage ride from the Chapel to the Queen's reception. Cute!

     

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    Y'all know Harry can't WAIT to get her home after all of today's hoopla.  By the way, they're postponing their honeymoon so they can attend Prince Charles' 70th birthday party next week.

    At tonight's reception, Meghan is braking away from protocol once again and giving her own speech.  She said she wants to commend the Royal Family on embracing her and her mother and her own family, and especially has some heartfelt words for her new husband.

     

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    Rapper Offset was involved in a really bad car crash and he's showing the aftermath photos. Thankfully, he's OK. See the bloody flicks, plus a video of Cardi B and Offset together in Atlanta following the accident inside...

    In unfortunate news, Migos rapper Offset was involved in a serious car crash that could have taken his life.

    According to reports, the "Motor Sport" rapper wrecked his green Dodge Challenger in Atlanta Wednesday night. He was taken to the hospital with minor injuries and later released.

    The details about what happened are a bit sketchy, but Offset's pregnant fiancee Cardi B offered up some details about the crash before deleting her tweet.

    "Crazy how Set had to swerve and hit a tree cause a crackhead was in the middle of the road trying to get hit or kill himself," Cardi tweeted, "but God do unexplainable things! Luckily a man was walking by, walked him home and just vanished. The Lord is real."

    Yesterday, Offset hopped on Instagram to share photos of his badly damaged car and his bloody injuries. He thanked God for sparing his life in an Instagram post with pictures of the aftermath.

    "This is why I thank God Every day I could have been dead from this accident thank you all for you prayers all I can say is (G O D I S R E A L G E T W I T H H I M ) H E S A V E S L I V E S," he wrote.

    Brace yourself before scrolling down on these pics:

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    Swipe through all of the photos below:

    After getting news about Offset's accident, Cardi jetted to Atlanta to be by her man's side. Fans spotted the couple in the Cumberland Mall in Atlanta:

     

     

     

    Glad he's OK! Cardi is reportedly due to give birth to their kid in June.

    The guy who allegedly got beat up for asking Cardi for a autograph at the Met Gala is now suing them both.

    TMZ reports:

    Giovanni Arnold claims he was at The Mark Hotel just after 2 AM on May 8 -- outside a Met Gala after-party -- when Cardi walked out and shouted at him, "F*** outta here n****, I will slap the s*** out of you." He says he "expressed disappointment with being ignored."

    Arnold says shortly after Offset, who was trailing behind his fiancee, said, "Shut up, bro, before a n**** beat you out here."

    According to the lawsuit, filed by Daniel Szalkiewicz, Arnold says he tried de-escalating the situation, but within seconds 3 bodyguards attacked him. He says he didn't fight back. All he did was lie on the ground and try to protect his body.

    He went to a hospital and says he suffered injuries to his face, neck, back and body.

    Cardi's team claims Arnold was super aggressive and obnoxious

    Dude is thirsty for a come up.

    Also, Offset and the Migos are gearing up to head out on tour with Drake for his "Aubrey and the Amigos" Tour, which is set to kick off July 26th in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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    After saying "I Do" in front of the world and attending one reception following the royal wedding, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex changed to party it up at their second reception. Peep flicks of the newlyweds, plus shots of Meghan's friends Serena Williams and Priyanka Chopra inside....

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    Let the royal wedding festivities continue!

    The newly minted Duke and Duchess of Sussex captured the world's attention during an epic royal wedding ceremony inside St. George's Chapal in Windsor Castle. Every detail put into the nuptials gave us a modern day fairy tale wedding that dreams are made of.

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    After walking down the aisle and attending a more formal lunchtime reception with Queen Elizabeth II, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry changed out of their bridal attire into black tie ensembles to party the night away at their second, more intimate reception with family and friends.

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    The former "Suits" actress slipped out of her simple, yet classically gorgeous bridal gown created by Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy gown into a stunning bespoke Stella McCartney high neck lily white gown in silk crepe, serving up Hollywood glamour. She paired the dress with Aquazurra heels painted with a baby blue sole for her “something blue." She used a different hair stylist, George Norwood, for her evening look.

    Prince Harry escorted his beautiful bride out of Windsor Castle to head out for a reception hosted by his father Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, at Frogmore House.

    The happy couple hopped into a silver blue Jaguar E-Type Concept Zero. And Prince Harry made sure to help his wife get her dress into the vehicle.  This car was originally manufactured in 1968, and has since been converted to electric power, according to Kensington Palace.

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    The car featured a special touch too. The license plate reads "E190518," which is today's date. Aww!

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    See that rock?

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    For another tribute to Princess Diana, Meghan wore an aquamarine ring that once belonged to Harry's mother, Princess Diana, to the reception. About 200 of Meghan and Harry's closest family members and friends were in attendance.

    Watch the couple take off below:

     

     

    The couple joined 200 of their closest family and friends at Frogmore House for the real post-wedding turn up. It's reported the couple chose Whitney Houston's "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" as the opening track to kick off the reception.

    Guests were treated to a sit-down dinner as Meghan and Harry danced to a slow song for their first dance together as husband and wife. It's reported songs from 1960s R&B to the dance hits of the 1980s were played throughout the night. And guess who hopped in the DJ booth?

    Idris Elba! Of course.

    The night featured fireworks to celebrate the new union and a special drink inspired by the couple. Guests enjoyed "When Harry Met Meghan" cockstails, which featured ginger and rum, an apparent tribute to Harry's red hair. Cute.

    Prince Harry stood before their loved ones and gave a speech where he said he and his wife make a "great team" and expressed how happy he is that he found her.

    “I can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with you," he said to Meghan.

    With all of the drama surrounding her dad not being able to walk her down the aisle, Prince Harry praised Meghan for “navigating everything with such grace."

    Aww!

    It's also reported Meghan gave a speech as well, thanking the Royal Family for "welcoming" her.

    During the first reception, Elton John gave a toast to the couple, performing four songs inside St. George's Hall.

    As we all saw, Prince Harry's face lit up when he first saw Meghan in her Givenchy wedding gown. During the lunchtime reception, Prince Harry found designer Clare Waight Keller to thank her for creating such a stunning gown.

    “He came straight up to me and said, ‘Oh my God, thank you. She looks absolutely stunning,’ ” Waight Keller told reporters Sunday in Windsor. “I think everybody saw on television he was just absolutely in awe. I think she looked incredible.”

    As for some of the guests celebrating the married couple's royal love...

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    Meghan's friend Serena Williams returned for more fierce, sophisticated style. After wowing in a blush Versace dress, the tennis superstar changed into a floral Valentino gown paired with a bold BVLGARI necklace. Her hubby Alexis Ohanian was still right by her side.

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    Flawless.

    Another stunna on the scene....

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    Meghan's good friend Priyanka Chopra also stepped out for the post-royal wedding festivities, looking drop dead gorgeous in Dior. Perfection.

    Congrats again to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex! 

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    Nicki Minaj was tapped as the musical guest to close out another season of "Saturday Night Live." She also appeared in a skit as a total mean girl, but she had a good reason. Everything inside...

    Nicki Minaj returned to 30 Rock for her third time as the show's musical guest. But, this time, chick tapped into her acting background. Y'all know Nicki went to LaGuardia High School, a performing arts institution in NYC.

    The Head Barb tapped into her rap battle persona for a funny skit with Tina Fey, Aidy Bryant, and Kate McKinnon which was a parody to singing group Haim. One of Nicki's friends has an issue with one of the other chicks at the party, so Nicki gets into mean girl mode to defend her. Anything for your bestie, right?

    The "Friendship Song" might just turn into your new bestie anthem. Take a listen below:

    Ahead of dropping her fourth studio album QUEEN, the Young Money rapper performed her single "Chun-Li" for the first time on television. She served up Asian realness while channeling her Nicki The Ninja persona.

    Peep her performance below:

    The NYC raptress returned to the stage for another performance. This time, she joined Playboi Carti to perform their collaboration track, "Poke It Out." Check it:

    Host Tina Fey opened with a hilarious monologue that featured Chris Rock, Donald GLover, Jerry Seinfeld, Robert De Niro and more. Peep it below:

    And here's a clip at Nicki flexing her vocals before "SNL" rehearsals a few days ago:

     

     

    "SNL" was heavy with the Royal Wedding skits and we've rounded up a few from last night's episode:

    And here's how they closed out Season 43:

     

     

    After the show...

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    The "Barbie Tingz" rapper hosted a afterparty at The Highline Ballroom in NYC and everyone came out to turn up. Foxy Brown, Tracy Morgan, Chevy Chase, Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, Playboi Carti, Alec Baldwin and Donald Glover were all in the mix to celebrate after the "SNL" season finale.

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    Fun times.

    By the way, Nicki mentioned she's doing a movie with Tina Fey. We wonder if some of the footage from the show and/or the afterparty will be used.

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    He put a ring on it! Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston proposed to his longtime girlfriend Breion Allen, who is pregnant with their first baby! Deets inside...

     

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston didn't win a ring on the field this year. But, he's handing out rings off the filed. Well, only one ring.

    The 2013 Heisman Trophy winner popped the question and now he's about to be a married man AND a new dad. The 24-year-old athlete, who led the Florida State Seminoles to a National Championship, got down on one knee and asked his longtime girlfriend/real estate agent Breion Allen for her hand in marriage.

    The soon-to-be Mrs. Winston said "YES" and then he slid that stunning rock on her ring finger. Here's a closer look:

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    Fabulous. Good job Jameis.

     

     

     

     

    The couple has been dating since they were in high school and they are about to welcome their first child together, who's set to make his/her arrival in July. Just in time before the new football season rolls around.

    Congrats Jameis & Breion!

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    Russell Wilson showers his step son Future Zahir with love to celebrate his 4th birthday. And Ciara can barely stand how beautiful it is. More inside...

    Russell Wilson continues to prove why he's the ultimate dad.

    The Seattle Seahawks quarterback shared an extra special birthday tribute to his stepson Future Zahir Wilburn to celebrate his 4th birthday.

    The NFL player penned a special letter to his step son (via TraceMe), reminding the little cutie how proud he is of him and how he'll always have his back. It's painfully sweet.

    Check it below:

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    Aww! He also posted a cute birthday tribute on Twitter:

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    Papa Russ doesn't just do this for social media. He's really out here spending quality time, attending his tee-ball games on Saturday mornings. He's also pulling out big surprises.

    For Future's birthday, Russell took Future and his wife on a helicopter ride:

     

     

     

    So fun! 

    And Ciara can barely stand it: 

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    Can't blame her. We know her heart is melting.

    By the way, baby Sienna Wilsoncelebrated her 1st birthday last month.

     

     

    Photos: Russell's IG

     


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    John Legend hit the red carpet at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards gushing about the meaning behind his baby boy's name. Meanwhile, his wife Chrissy Teigen was at home hilariously shading him from the couch. Deets inside...

    John Legend just became a dad again after he and his wife Chrissy Teigen welcomed baby boy Miles Theodore Stephens three days ago.

    Here's the first look at their new bundle of joy:

     

    Chrissy happily captioned, "Hello, world! This is Miles Theodore Stephens – We are drowning in his little peeps and nuzzles,” wrote the proud mom. “Our household feels overwhelmed with love. Thank you for all your well wishes!”"

    Adorbs!

    Unfortunately for John, work called and he had to leave. He was tapped to perform "A Good Night" during the 2018 Billboard Music Awards, so he had to leave mom and baby behind.

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    Decked out in Gucci, the Grammy Award winner revealed the inspiration behind his son's name. He said they like to give their children names with meaning and history tied to it.

    “We named our first daughter Luna Simone Stephens (for Nina Simone); every name we give to our kids I think will have a little bit of musical history to it. So Miles is, of course, is the same name as the great Miles Davis,” the award winning singer said on the red carpet.

    Chrissy took a liking to Miles' middle name and that's how they came up with it:

    “Chrissy really liked the name Theodore, so we put it all together as Miles Theodore Stephens. When he came out and we hung out with him for a little while we were like, ‘Yeah, he looks like a Miles,’ ” John shared.

    Meanwhile, his wife is up to her usual Twitter antics. She hilariously shaded her hubby while watching the BBMAs from the couch at home:

     

    Ha!  Let 'em know Chrissy! The "didn't you just have a baby" shade works both ways.

    John responded: 

     

    He better take his butt home to L.A. after the show. No afterparties.

    Peep his performance of "A Good Night" below:

     

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    Cardi B. is now officially a Billboard Music Award winner, so its only right she gives her fans a present.  Get the first look at her upcoming art-imitates-life video for "Be Careful" inside...

    Cardi is killing it right now.  She just won her first BBMA for Top Female Rap Artist!

    So why not keep the buzz going with the new video for her Invasion of Privacy cut "Be Careful"?  The track definitely seems to be a personal one for Bardi, who warns her lover to stop being a f**boi and playing with her heart.

    The video doesn't drop till tomorrow, but here's the sneak peek.

     

     

    She and her rapper fiance Offset have been planning their real life wedding through some relationship ups and downs after Offset was blasted for allegedly cheating.  So she made the backdrop of her video the site of her and her man's nuptials:

    Next drop for Cardi will be the video for her collabo with Jennifer Lopez and DJ Khaled, "Dinero." Jenny revealed tonight at the BBMAs it drps this Thursday.

     

    Cardi was nominated for 8 Billboard Award tonight, and she interestingly lost Top New Artist to Taylor Swift.  Yes, this is after knocking Taylor out the Billboard Hot 100 spot last year with "Bodak Yellow" and beating her APPLE streaming record.

     

    Nan a lie told.

    No response from Cardi yet. She has bigger priorities to handle tonight.

     

    We feel you sis. #SundayWoes

     

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    Host Kelly Clarkson pulled out a medley during her Billboard Music Awards opener that had everybody boppin', but no one was as excited as singer Khalid. See his reaction, plus his BBMA speech inside...

     

    "American Idol" winner and singer Kelly Clarkson was tapped to host this year's Billboard Music Awards.

    After pausing for a moment of silence in honor of the lives lost in the Sante Fe high school shooting, the singer launched a medley of Billboard Hot 100 hits during her monologue. She put her own spin on several tracks climbing the charts. When she started to perform Kendrick Lamar's "Humble," folks started to turn up in the audience, especially Khalid.

    Then, she did a clip of Khalid's "Young, Dumb and Broke" and he really got hype. She also covered Bruno Mars & Cardi B's "Finesse," Ed Sheeran's "Shape Of You," Sam Smith's "Too Good At Goodbyes" and more.

    Peep a clip of her performance and Khalid's reaction below:

     

     

    The "Location" singer didn't leave the awards show empty handed...

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    The "Love Lies" singer copped the Best New Artist Award. Peep his acceptance speech below:

    And here's Khalid chatting it up on the red carpet:

    It's lit! Congrats Khalid!

     

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    Normani has arrived! Chick gathered our entire lives with her hot routine during a performance with Khalid at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards. Peep their "Love Lies" display inside...

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    Come.The. #*@&.Thru!

    If you had any doubt about Normani as a solo artist after going solo once Fifth Harmony went its separate ways, you can stop right now. Chick came to snatch ALL the wiggery and every last edge.  And that group situation just might have been holding her back.

    She's clearly been studying Beyonce (who she has said multiple times in interviews is one of her idols), Janet and all the stage slayers while adding her own flavor. And it's paid off.

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    The 21-year-old, who celebrates a birthday at the end of the month, hit the stage with singer Khalid (who just won Best New Artist) for a sultry performance of their joint track "Love Lies."  And chick served up all types of flawless vocals while hitting every dance move in a fire routine. HER VOICE!

    Normani nailed it, and she just proved she's most def got next.

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    Soak it all in below:

     

     

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    Before hitting the stage...

    The YBFer slayed this lace number for the awards show.

    Get ready for her takeover. She's already inked a solo management deal with s10 Entertainment & Media.

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    Jennifer Lopez waited to debut a live performance of her recently released track 'Dinero' with DJ Khaled and Cardi B on a main stage. See her BBMA performance inside....

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    Jennifer Lopez served up a Michael Jackson inspired routine for her performance at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards. And it was fitting being that his sister Janet Jackson was being honored with the prestigious ICON Award.

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    JLo rocked an oversized suit with a bedazzled corset and white hat, channeling MJ's "Smooth Criminal" visuals.

    On social media, Jennifer has been teasing fans about her new track "Dinero" with DJ Khaled and Cardi B and she just recently released the track to the masses. The "Shades of Blue" actress has also filmed a video for the track, but that hasn't been released yet.

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    The 51-year-old singer hit her fiery dance moves for the Spanglish track. Khaled was on hand for the intro, but Cardi was a no show. She's at home with her fiance Offset who was just in a serious car crash and enjoying pregnancy. However, a black and white video of Cardi reciting her lyrics played behind them on the big screen.

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    And she served up cake, per usual.

    Peep a clip from her performance below:

     


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    Janet Jackson hit the stage for her first televised performance in 9 years and she hasn't missed a beat. The 51-year-old served up some of her signature moves before accepting the Billboard Music Awards ICON Award. Peep her powerful speech inside...

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    It's been 9 years since Janet Jackson rocked a stage that was televised for the masses. But, that streak is over.

    The singing queen hit the stage for the 2018 Billboard Music Awards where she was accepting the prestigious ICON Award. And she's the first black woman to do so. Woot! Such a trailblazer.

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    Bruno Mars hit the stage to sing her praises, before she emerged in a sparkly gold sweatshirt dress that she paired with shiny gold thigh high sneakers. She busted out her classic hit, "Nasty" before moving to "Throb."

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    We saw her mother Katherine Jackson and big sis Reebie all smiles in te audience, while Ciara, Tyra Banks and Normani were dancing in their seats.

     

    Ha! #ReebieJackson #KatherineJackson #JanetJackson #BBMAs

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    Reebie and her wiggery HAD to get her little sis.  Not mad.

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    There's no doubt that she's a musical ICON. The youngest Jackson became the first woman to debut a song directly in the Hot 100's top 10 when her duet with brother Michael Jackson, "Scream," started at No. 5 on June 17, 1995. Her fourth album, Rhythm Nation 1814, featured seven singles that hit the Top 5 of the Billboard Hot 100 in 1989-91.

    She's the only artist to boast three albums that each contain at least five top 10 Hot 100 hits. And she's been able to have reach the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart in four consecutive decades, a mark matched only by Barbra Streisand, Bruce Springsteen and U2.

    #BlackGirlMagic.

    Peep her performance below:

     

    After her performance...

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    She accepted the ICON Award where she talked about the incredible strength of a woman and standing with all women who have been abused.

    “I’m deeply humbled and grateful for this award," she said. "I believe that for all the challenges, all of our challenges, we live a great moment in history. It’s a moment that at long last women have made it clear that we will not be controlled, manipulated or abused. I stand with those women and those men.”

    Our public discourse is loud and harsh. My prayer is that weary of such noise, we will turn back to the source of all calmness, that source is God. Everything we lack, God has in abundance: compassion, sensitivity, patience and boundless love. Again I want to thank all of you for this honor and I thank God for giving me the precious energy that lets me live my life as an artist who every day seeks to expend my capacity to love," she continued.

    Peep her speech below:

     

    Congrats, Ms. Jackson!

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    Come on thru, ladies!  There's a new class of fire YBF Chicks taking over the music scene, and Normani Kordei and Justine Skye just proved why they're the hottest of the bunch.  Check out their Billboard Awards red carpet looks inside...

    The 2018 Billboard Awards were basically her coming out party.  It was her first performance as a solo artist, and one of the first times she put everybody on notice with a bad a** red carpet look.

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    Well, Hello Gorgeous!  Normani's no stranger to sexing it up on a carpet, but this look took things one step forward.  The "Love Lies" singer brought more heat to the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas in this black and nude lace dress that showed off her killer legs and curves.

    Before rocking the stage with Khalid with their hot track, she turned up the heat a little more on the carpet.  Work.

     

     

    Now that she's no longer sharing the spotlight with Fifth Harmony, chick can shine on her own.

     

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    Chick also got to meet her other idol Janet backstage, and complete awkwardness took over.  Here's how it went:

     

    Samsung Galaxy ambassador Justine Skye played co-host to Sway Calloway and a few others during the BBMAs pre-show Sunday night, and she rocked a slicked back half up, half down ponytail to perfection:

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    Janet would be proud.  The Ultraviolet singer also rocked a black and nude-gold number by Amen Style, hers sheer with golden fringe.

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    Cute. 

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    Here's how some of our fave queens arrived at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards.

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    It wasn't just another star studded night in Vegas Sunday.  It was a parade of queens who make the red carpet their b***h, every single time. And have done so for years.  Who says you can't out-slay everybody when you're over 40 (or 50)?! Every lady below did just that.

    Janet Jackson, the first black woman to receive Billboard's ICON Award, floated into the MGM Grand rocking a whole ball gown, plain white tee and a belt and made it look completely effortless.

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    It was the perfect look to kick off her night of returning to tv for the first time to perform for the masses and to receive her much deserved ICON status,

     

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    Ruffles, velvet and a curve hugging silhouette.  Tyra Banks flossed on the carpet in this Marc Bouwer creation.  Loving those shoes too.

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    She's got plenty to smize about these days.  The author and model's show "America's Next Top Model" goes back to its home of Bravo next season.

     

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    Salt-N-Pepa performed at the Awards, but firt, a few red carpet pics.  Pepa showed off the new curves her doctor gave her in this sheer black and sparkly jumpsuit.  And she left her new (still married) man at home, unless they've already broken up.

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    En Vogue blessed us with non-cracked black and a gorgeous glow before they hit the stage with Salt-N-Pepa.

    After their performance, they dropped deets about their new Electric Cafe album:

     

    And J.Lo's gonna always J.Lo a red carpet. 

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    She brought snakeskin Roberto Cavalli fabulousness in all oxblood and a sky high slit in her ruffle hem leather skirt to the carpet.  She topped it off with a sultry, beat face to boot.

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    These boots tho. 

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    She flew solo this time, sans her man Alex Rodriguez, all before hitting the stage to perform her new track "Dinero" with Cardi B. and DJ Khaled. Looking good Jenny!

     

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