Tony Award-winning actor Ben Vereen is Usher's godfather. In a 2012 interview with The Huffington Post, Vereen said of the R&B star, " He’s doing great work in the world. He keeps his fingers on the pulse on what’s happening."
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CeCe Winans and Bobbi Kristina
Winans was the godmother to late Bobbi Kristina Brown. In 2015, the singer opened up to Toldeo's The Blade about Bobbi Kristina's death, saying, "I don’t think there’s any words to describe a loss like that. I still can’t believe it...I still can’t believe Whitney’s gone, but now to see that Bobbi Kris is gone too … you just can’t even come to grips with it."
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Willie Mays and Barry Bonds
Mays was a close friend of Bobby Bonds, father of Barry Bonds, which resulted in Mays being asked to be Barry's godfather. The two have a pretty cute relationship with Barry sometimes photobombing his godfather, but always in good fun.
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Aretha Franklin and Whitney Houston
This is a bit murky, but Franklin may or may not have been Whitney Houston's godmother. According to Franklin, she never agreed to be Houston's godmother, a belief that led to beef between Franklin and Houston's cousin Dionne Warwick.
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Whitney Houston and Brandy Norwood
Norwood often referred to Houston as her ''fairy godmother," having formed a close bond when the two worked on 1997's Cinderella. Describing her shock at Houston's death in 2012, Norwood told Piers Morgan, ""I fell to the floor, in tears. And had been crying for weeks, and months after that. It hit me. It just hit me in ways I can't even, explain."
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Macaulay Culkin and Paris Jackson
Culkin and Jackson were recently spotted hanging out, showing off their matching tattoos on Instagram. Culkin is the godfather to all off Michael Jackson's children: Paris, Blanket, and Prince.
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Sugar Ray Leonard and Khloe Kardashian
We had no idea that Sugar Ray Leonard was godfather to Khloe Kardashian. But, back in 2014, Kardashian shared a photo to Instagram celebrating her late father Robert Kardashian, Bruce Jenner (now Caitlyn Jenner), and her godfather, Leonard.
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Patti LaBelle and Mariah Carey
Carey calls iconic singer Patti LaBelle godmother and it has its perks. LaBelle told Wendy Williams that Carey often sends her bottles of Cristal and white roses.
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Marisa Tomei and Zoe Kravitz and Cree Summer
As if Zoe Kravitz wasn't fortunate enough to call Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet mom and dad, Zoe also calls Marisa Tomei and Cree Summer her godparents.
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Michael Jackson and Nicole Richie and Quincy Jones
Nicole Richie is already a member of Hollywood royalty, but Richie also calls Quincy Jones and late icon Michael Jackson her godfathers.
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Cicely Tyson and Oprah Winfrey
Tyler Perry's son Aman is one lucky kid with Oprah Winfrey and Cicely Tyson as his godparents.
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