Niecy Nash Photos

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ESSENCE.COM Sep, 15, 2008

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Nash’s now-signature hair ornament evokes the spirit of Billie Holiday.

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Nash is dressed-down – with her flower, of course! – and all about football on Superbowl Sunday.

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Nash arrives, in style, at this year’s Grammy Awards.

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Sleek and polished, Nash poses on the red carpet at the SAG Awards.

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Nash was married for 16 years before divorcing. She’s admitted that the dating game can be difficult for a single mom of three.

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Nash has said that the definition of a GAM is Grown A— Man. Every single woman should want one.

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Niecy Nash is accompanied by her three children, each wearing their Sunday best.

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Nash says mothers can still be sexy and ready to mingle.

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Nash hangs tough with actress Kim Coles and other friends.

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Nash stands tall alongside her mother. The actress serves as spokesperson for M.A.V.I.S (Mothers Against Violence in Schools), which was founded by her mother after her brother’s fatal shooting in 1993.

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Despite juggling a busy work schedule and motherhood, this lady in red devotes her time to raise awareness for causes like breast cancer and HIV/AIDS.

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Nash portrayed Taraji P. Henson’s best friend and coworker in T.D. Jakes’s film, “Not Easily Broken.”

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Nash kept us laughing as Deputy Raineesha Williams on Comedy Central’s “Cops” parody “Reno 911!”

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Nash appeared on a number of episodes of “The Bernie Mac Show” as Bernie’s sister, Bernita.

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In the now-defunct sitcom, “Do Not Disturb,” Nash played the head honcho of human resources at a New York hotel. Funnyman Jerry O’Connell co-starred.

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The entertainer has lent her voice to animated characters on The Cartoon Network’s “The Boondocks” and ABC Family’s “Slacker Cats.”

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The mother of three unites mirth and makeovers as the host of Style Network’s top show “Clean House.”

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Nash is known for her elegant style and her now-signature flower.

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Nash gives words of advice on how to avoid silly boys and attract “GAMs” (Grown A— Men).

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“If a man tells you that his wife and kids are a ‘situation’,” says Nash. “Keep it moving!”

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“Treat the dating game like you’re applying for a job,” says Nash. “Dust off your resume, present your qualifications and try to land that job that’s perfect for you.”

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Nash warns that a woman scorned should check her attitude twice before dating again.

“Don’t put yourself back out there bitter, angry and sad,” says Nash. “It reads as a woman beaten down by her last relationship.”

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Nash advises that a single sister should never settle.

“Believe that you deserve better,” says Nash. “And eventually it will come.”

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