Star Gazing 10.23.12

ESSENCE.COM Sep, 12, 2012

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Kerry Washington arrives at the 16th Annual Hollywood Film Awards Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

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President Barack Obama greets First Lady Michelle Obama after the last debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida.

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President Barack Obama and presidential candidate Mitt Romney participate in the third and final presidential debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida.

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Halle Berry on set of The Tonight Show With Jay Leno in Burbank, California.

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Viola Davis attends the Black Perspectives Award during the 48th Chicago International Film Festival at the AMC River East 21 movie theater in Chicago, Illinois.

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Gabrielle Union celebrates her 40th birthday with Jaleel White and other friends at PH-D Rooftop Lounge at Dres Downtown in New York City.

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Solange Knowles attends the Angel Ball 2012 hosted by Gabrielle's Angel Foundation at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

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Ashanti and Nelly attend the Angel Ball 2012 hosted by Gabrielle's Angel Foundation at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

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Angela Simmons attends the Angel Ball 2012 hosted by Gabrielle's Angel Foundation at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

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Estelle attends the Angel Ball 2012 hosted by Gabrielle's Angel Foundation at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

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Wendy Williams attends the Angel Ball 2012 hosted by Gabrielle's Angel Foundation at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

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Tina Knowles attends the Angel Ball 2012 hosted by Gabrielle's Angel Foundation at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

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Lianne la Havas attends the Q Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, England.

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Dionne Warwick attends the Q Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, England.

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Mary J Blige attends the Planned Parenthood Action Fund 'Yes, We Plan' Shoot in New York City.

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Cissy Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown and Nick Gordon attend The Houstons: On Our Own series premiere party at the Tribeca Grand Hotel in New York City.

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Tamar Braxton and Vincent Herbert

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Soledad O'Brien, Boris Kodjoe and Tiffany R. Warren attend the 2012 ADCOLOR Awards at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas.