Celeb Cam: Candid Shots of the Week - March 21, 2013

Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah gear up for Latifah's new talk show, Beyonce and Tracee Ellis Ross welcome Spring, and Monica celebrates Letoya Luckett's birthda. See these and more of the best celeb pics from social media.

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BFF's Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah shoot promos for Latifah's new talk show, premiering in September. "Wearing my Executive Producer hat, standing beside the next daytime talk show superstar," wrote Pinkett SMith.

2 of 15 Beyonce/ Instagram

Beyonce took a break from tour rehearsals to celebrate the first day of spring.

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Chris Rock and Kevin Hart spend some bro time. "I thank God for surrounding me with great friends and role models! Chris Rocks comedic info is mind blowing!" wrote Hart.

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Adding to her star-studded birthday celebrations this past weekend, Letoya Luckett enjoyed a girls-only lunch with Monica and friends.

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Tracee Ellis Ross is "feeling kissy" just in time for the warmer weather. "Happy Spring," she tweeted.

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A playful Idris Elba dons an afro wig for his Twitter followers.

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Laz Alonso's Sunday morning waffles were a success, ladies. "First few looked like sponges but the last three were on point," he wrote.

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Eva Marcille and new beau Kevin McCall are as cute as ever after a workout.

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Jennifer Hudson takes to the studio to record a new album. "Music takes me to another place," she wrote blissfully. "The things it makes me feel I could never explain."

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John Legend has a special visitor at his table. "The Easter Bunny is very, very sorry," he wrote jokingly.

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New kid on the block Lauren London hangs out with her new castmates Wendy Raquel Robinson and Brandy from The Game during the show's press day in Los Angeles.

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Another R&B starlet celebrated her birthday this past week. Kandi Burruss snapped a pic of an expectant Tamar Braxton as she celebrated her big day.

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"Look who lost their first tooth," tweeted Usher as son Naviyd, 4, shows off his missing babby tooth.

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A laid back Ciara chats with director Little X about her forthcoming music video for "Body."

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Eric Benet celebrates the premiere of Johnny Gill's TV Unsung episode earlier this week.