The YBF folks are out and about this week! We’ve got Jada Pinkett Smith, her mom, Phylicia Rashad, Debbie Allen, Monica, Jurnee Smollett, LaLa Anthony& Fat Joe. Check out the flicks inside…
Legendary producer/director/dancer Debbie Allen was in the celebratory mood last night at an event in Beverly Hills. The EMMY winning choreographer hosted her “Freeze Frame” gala at the JW Marriott. And it was a star-studded affair.
Joining Debbie on the carpet was her sister/regal actress Phylicia Rashad, actress Jada Pinkett-Smith and her fab mother Adrienne Banfield-Jones. They came out to support Debbie’s new production “Freeze Frame” where she tackles major issues, such as gun violence, through dance. “Freeze Frame” will be shown at the Wallis in Beverly Hills, Feb. 5th-7th, by the way.
This is one HOT mother-daughter duo. It's hard to believe Jada's mom is 62! She is slaying.
The fab chicks even linked up for their own epic selfie. Nothing is official until you snap that ish.
Also at the event....
ShondaLand mastermind Shonda Rhimes is looking snatched! If you haven't heard, chick has been hitting the gym and eating healthy and dropped 117lbs! Looking good Shonda.
R&B songstress Mary J. Blige popped looking gorge in a maroon dress and jacket paired with tan sandals. She snapped it up with Maria Shriver.
Over in Philly....
CODE RED singer Monica and upcoming “Underground” actress Jurnee Smollett continue the #BlackHistoryMonth discussion in Philadelphia.
After sitting on a panel in NYC, the ladies trekked it to a Macy’s Center City in Philly to engage in another conversation about the new wave of African American influencers who paved the way for present and future generations.
This time, the ladies brought their hubbys Shannon Brown and Josiah Bell along with them.
By the way, Jurnee is gearing up to star in WGN America's original series "Underground" that premieres March 9th.
After the discussion, the ladies snapped a few flicks with guests.
And Mo signed a few autographs for fans who copped her new CODE RED album. Nice!
MOTIVES ambassador and actress LaLa Anthony is currently in Miami this Super Bowl weekend. After touching down, she hit up the 2016 Market America Conference held at Airlines Arena. The "Power" star posed it up in a cute jumpsuit before heading inside.
Another celeb on the scene....
Rapper Fat Joe, who is the President of the Latin Urban Division of Market America, was also in the mix.
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