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Taraji, Janelle, Octavia, Gabrielle Union, Anika Noni Rose & More Get All Dressed Up On The Pre-Oscar Party Scene In L.A.


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The pre-Oscar parties are in full effect and the YBF stars are on the scene. Go inside to see flicks of Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae, Octavia Spencer, Gabrielle Union, Anika Noni Rose and several more partying it up…

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Vanity Fair and luxury car company Genesis teamed up to celebrate Hidden Figures, the American biographical drama that shed light on three African-American female mathematicians -- played by Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson, and Janelle Monae-- who were responsible for sending the first American into space.

The film is up for three Oscar awards, including Best Picture.

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In TV news, Taraji will return as Cookie Lyon on the hit series "Empire" when it premieres March 22nd at 9pm on FOX.

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Janelle Monae stuck to her signature black and white theme, but last night’s look featured more color. The WONDALAND honcho rocked a colorful floral Reem Acra dress that served up retro vibes. She finished her look with Christian Louboutin sandals.

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Love was literally in the air.

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Octavia Spencer won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in 2012 for her role in The Help. And she’s nominated again in the same category for her role in Hidden Figures. Can she do it again? We hope so!

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“Survivor’s Remorse star Teyonah Parris gave us LIFE with this gorgeous look.

The hit STARZ series was renewed for season 4, so she’ll be taking over our television screens soon.

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Actor Darius McCrary was all smiles at the event despite being accused by his estranged wife of abusing and torturing their daughter. He clapped back at the reports and you can catch up HERE.

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Hidden Figures producer Mimi Valdes,Hidden Figures producer and co-composer Pharrell Williams came out for the party, snapping it up with SVP and Head of Genesis Brand Manfred Fitzgerald and Vanity Fair publisher/CRO Chris Mitchell.

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Hidden Figures star Saniyya Sidney, who also stars in FENCES, was probably up past her bedtime, but her parents couldn't let her miss out on the action. So adorbs.

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Aldis Hodge, who stars in Hidden Figures, was suited and booted for the soiree. He currently stars on WGN America's "Underground" series.

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“Atlanta” star Lakeith Stanfield showed off his eclectic style at the party. If you haven’t heard, “Atlanta” was been renewed for a 2nd season and we can’t wait to see it.

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Serve face! “Orange Is The New Black” starlet Samira Wiley got glammed up in a navy blue Wai Ming dress and silver sandals.

Fun times.

At another pre-Oscar event...

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Oscar nominated actress Viola Davis and her husband Julius Tennon hit up the 10th annual Women in Film Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party, presented by Max Mara and BMW, at the Nightingale Plaza.

The FENCES star, who’s up for Best Supporting Actress, glowed in a coral jumpsuit as she posed it up alongside her husband. Her skin is perfection.

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Fab directress Ava DuVernay, who just wrapped up filming her new film A Wrinkle In Time, is always a beauty on the red carpet.

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The Hollywood filmmaker was busy chatting it up with President of Women In Film Cathy Schulman and actress Meryl Streep.

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“Being Mary Jane” star Gabrielle Union pushed through in a black embroidered Rodarte dress and Young Frankk earrings for the star-studded affair. And as you can see, she debuted her new cropped angled bob that we’re loving.

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“STAR” actress Ryan Destiny and her former bandmate Chelsea Stone got a photo-op with Gabby. Ryan and Chelsea were in a girl group before Ryan landed a role in "STAR."

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"The Quad" star Anika Noni Rose was here usual gorgeous self.

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"Big Little Lies" star Zoe Kravitz and her boyfriend Karl Glusman, rocking pink hair, were coupled up on the carpet.

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Funnyman Keegan Michael Key and his ladylove Elisa Pugliese also served up coupledom vibes.

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Neighbors 2 actress Kiersey Clemons was in the mix. She hit the carpet before hugging it out with her DOPE co-star Zoe Kravitz. 

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New mom Jurnee Smollett Bell showed off a little leg action in a cute pink frock. 

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"The People vs. OJ Simpson" star Keesha Sharp was also about that leg action.


Fab times!


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