Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith attend the 40th NAACP Image Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on February 12 in Los Angeles. Will took home the award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for his role in “Seven Pounds.”
Proving she’s growing up, child actress Keke Palmer, 15, stopped by the ESSENCE office in New York. After working with Tyler Perry, Angela Bassett and Laurence Fisburne in the past, she now stars in her own Nickelodeon show “True Jackson, VP!”
Rihanna and Chris Brown attend a pre-Grammys party honoring Clive Davis at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 7 in Beverly Hills. After leaving the event, the two were allegedly involved in a violent altercation.