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ESSENCE.COM Oct, 28, 2010

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First Lady Michelle Obama showed her support for California Democrat Sen. Barbara Boxer, at a fundraiser in Los Angeles on October 26, 2010. Now that’s a co-sign.

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Chris Brown and Trey Songz parlayed at GQ’s The Gentlemen’s Ball at The Edison Ballroom on October 27, 2010 in New York City. Lookin’ good, P.Y.T.’s.

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At Maria Shriver’s Women’s Conference in Long Beach, California, Oprah Winfrey was honored with Minerva Award on October 26, 2010 for being an outstanding woman. Oprah, you’re a stunner.

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Rihanna got flora to autograph copies of her new photo book at Barnes & Noble in New York City.

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President Barack Obama and Jamie Foxx joked together at a Moving America Forward rally at the University of Southern California on October 22, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. Talk about having friends in high places.

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Monica and her fiancé Shannon Brown shared smiles at her birthday celebration in L.A. Happy birthday, Mon’.

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Niecy Nash attended the 11th Annual Dream Halloween Chicago at Chicago House on October 23, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois dressed like Dorothy from the “Wizard of Oz.” There’s no place like home, girl.

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Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez made the sexiest couple on the carpet at the 32nd Annual Carousel of Hope Ball at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 23. You better work that red dress, Halle!

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First Lady Michelle Obama and Maria Shriver squeezed each other’s hands during Shriver’s Women’s Conference at the Long Beach Convention Center on October 26. Look at those smiles.

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Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera and Diddy kicked it backstage at the Justin Timberlake & Friends Concert on October 23, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This looks like a reality show waiting to happen.

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Grey Goose Vodka hosted an intimate soiree for Drake’s 24th birthday where he was honored as a GREY GOOSE Rising Icon.

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Singer Chrisette Michele and eye candy model Miguel Perdomo took a break from shooting Michele’s “I’m a Star” video to catch up on their news.

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Jay-Z and Beyonce clowned around with each other at the New Jersey Nets Vs. Detroit Pistons basketball game on Oct. 27, 2010 in Newark, NJ. We love how much fun these two seem to have.

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Denzel and Pauletta Washington always remind us that real love exists in Hollywood. Here they are at the World Premiere of ‘Unstoppable’ in NYC.

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Gabrielle Union glowed in a Grecian-style, biased-cut, royal purple gown at the 30th Anniversary of the Promise at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, DC.

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Chris Brown attended the inaugural Eunice Kennedy Shriver Challenge Presented by Audi, where the star led the “Chris Brown Youth Fun Run.” Run, Chris, run!

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Janet Jackson and Tyler Perry celebrated the success of “For Colored Girls” at an after party for the movie in New York City. These two are a dream team.

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Mary J. Blige spoke on day three of the of Maria Shriver’s Women’s Conference. She’s always so inspirational.

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Kim Kardashian threw her BFF Ciara a surprise birthday bash at NYC’s Greenhouse. She looks surprised! Good job, Kim.

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All the kids were out as everyone prepared for Halloween. Garcelle Beauvais took her son Jax Nilon to the Pottery Barn Kids’ Halloween Carnival benefitting Operation Smile at a private residence on October 23, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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Christina Milian and her cute little baby girl Violet attended the Rally for Kids with Cancer on October 23, 2010 in Hollywood, California. Just look at those cheeks!


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