You’ll Never Guess Who Nicole Ari Parker Was Mistaken for at a Club

Hint: She’s one of our Black Women in Hollywood honorees!

Nicole Ari Parker has one of the most recognizable faces in the industry, but apparently, a group of club-goers missed the memo.

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Parker opened up on our ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood red carpet, where she recalled recently being mistaken for Tracee Ellis Ross.

“I went to a club in Atlanta, and when I walked in, they were like, ‘Oh, snap! Tracee Ellis Ross is in the house!’” she said. “I was like, ‘Oh. My. Gosh.’ But if you saw the club I was in, I was like, ‘Yeah, I’m Tracee! Tell everybody Tracee was here!”

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Tracee might not have been there, but they definitely were in the presence of royalty. Best. Story. Ever.

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