Star Gazing 10.17.13

ESSENCE.COM Oct, 29, 2012

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Jody Watley stops by ESSENCE to talk about her new music.

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Angela Bassett arrives at The Paley Center for Media Hosts 2013 Benefit Gala Honoring FX in Los Angeles, California.

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Keke Palmer stops by ESSENCE to talk about her new movie, Crazy Sexy Cool: The TLC Story.

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Jennifer Hudson attends the 2013 God's Love We Deliver 2013 Golden Heart Awards Celebration at Spring Studios in New York City.

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Lupita Nyong'o attends the 2013 Variety screening series presents Fox Searchlight Pictures' 12 Years A Slave at ArcLight Hollywood in Hollywood, California.

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Lupita Nyong'o, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Alfre Woodard and director Steve McQueen attend Film Independent's Screening and Q&A of 12 Years A Slave at the Landmark Nuart Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

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Octavia Spencer visits FOX & Friends at FOX Studios in New York City.

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Angela Simmons attends Gilt And Stuart Weitzman Celebrate The 5050 Boot 20th Anniversary in New York City.

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Lil' Mama attends the 12 Years A Slave screening at AMC Empire 25 theater in New York City.