Star Gazing 11.03.09

Star Gazing 11.03.09
ESSENCE.COM Nov, 03, 2009

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Zoe Saldana attends the Hamilton Behind the Camera Awards at The Highlands on November 8, 2009 in Hollywood, California.

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Leona Lewis leaves the London Television Studios on November 8.

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Gabourey ‘Gabby’ Sidibe visits the “Today Show” in NYC on November 9.

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Actor Lance Gross and recording artist Ciara attend the Denver Nuggets game against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on November 7, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Music producer Tricky Stewart, Kiyan Anthony, son of Carmelo Anthony of the Denver Nuggets, and recording artist Ciara attend the Denver Nuggets game against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on November 7, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Ciara attends the Denver Nuggets game against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on November 7, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Tyra Banks strolls around the East Village carrying a shopping bag and wearing a Gucci fanny pack on November 6.

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Ciara attends the Denver Nuggets game against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on November 7, 2009 in Atlanta

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Aston Merrygold, Ortise Williams, Marvin Humes and Jonathan ‘JB’ Gill of JLS pose for portraits to launch their new studio album JLS on November 3, 2009 in London, England.

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A gorgeous Halle Berry attends the March of Dimes 4th Annual Celebration of Babies at Four Seasons Hotel in L.A. on November 7.

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Al Malnik, Venus Williams, Brett Ratner attend the 15th Annual InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish Ball on November 7.

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Sean Patrick Thomas® and his family attend the March of Dimes’ Fourth annual Celebration of Babies at the Four Season Hotel on November 7, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Nicole Richie attends the March of Dimes’ Fourth annual Celebration of Babies at the Four Season Hotel on November 7, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Garcelle Beauvais and kids attend March of Dimes Celebration in Beverly Hills on November 8.

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Singer Janelle Monae performs at the Kia Presents ‘The Soul Collective’ in Hollywood, California on November 7.

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Rapper Jay-Z performs onstage during his Blueprint 3 Tour at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion on November 8, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

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Music star MC Hammer launches the new Xbox karaoke title ‘Lips: Number One Hits’ which includes his song ‘U Can’t Touch This’, and demonstrates Xbox’s Twitter feature, at the Sofitel Melbourne on November 9, 2009 in Melbourne, Australia.

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Will.i.am and Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas perform during BBC Switch Live at the Carling Hammersmith Apollo on November 8, 2009 in London, England.

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Alexandra Burke performs during BBC Switch Live at the Carling Hammersmith Apollo on November 8, 2009 in London, England.

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Amber Rose stops by LIV at Fontainebleau in Miami on November 7.

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Dr. Maya Angelou enters the “Today Show” studios in NYC on November 8.

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Samuel L. Jackson heads to the gates at Los Angeles International Airport on November 8.

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Mercy James, Madonna’s adopted daughter arrives at an Upper West Side building on November 7.

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Gabourey Sidibe arriving at MTV studios in New York City for an appearance on “Its On With Alexa Chung” on November 6.

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Actress Halle Berry, Gabriel Aubry and their daughter Nahla arrive into Los Angeles International Airport on November 6.

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Beyonce and Jay-Z spend some time together after the awards on November 4.

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Alicia Keys arrives on the red carpet at the 2009 Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas on November 5, 2009.

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Alicia Keys performs onstage during the 10th annual Latin GRAMMY Awards held at Mandalay Bay Events Center on November 5, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Actor Edi Gathetigi attends “The Twilight Saga : New Moon” Cast tour at Nordstrom on November 5, 2009 in Canoga Park, California.

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Christy Teigen and John Legend attend the 14th annual National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund’s New York Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on November 5, 2009 in New York City.

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Omara Portuondo, Grammy winner for Best Contemporary Tropical Album poses in the press room during the 10th annual Latin GRAMMY Awards held at Mandalay Bay Events Center on November 5, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Alicia Keys and Alejandro Sanz pose in the press room at the 2009 Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas, NV on November 5, 2009.

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Nine-time Grammy-winning Mary J. Blige gave the nation chills when she sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” at Yankee Stadium Wednesday, when the New York Yankees won their historic 27th World Series title over the Philadelphia Phillies. Blige’s ninth album Stronger will be in stores in December.

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Actress Paula Patton attends The Cinema Society & Tommy Hilfiger screening of ‘Precious’ at the Crosby Street Hotel on November 5, 2009 in New York City.

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Derek Jeter visits the “Late Show” on November 5.

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Actress Angela Bassett arrives at the AFI FEST 2009 screening of the Weinstein Company’s ‘A Single Man’ on November 5, 2009 in Hollywood, California.

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Jay-Z and Beyonce poses backstage during the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards held at the O2 Arena on November 5, 2009 in Berlin, Germany.

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Singers Shakira and Beyonce poses for a picture backstage during the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards held at the O2 Arena on November 5, 2009 in Berlin, Germany.

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Kimora Lee Simmons and Djimon Hounson attend the Emerald Ball for the Elton John AIDS Foundation at Harrods in London.

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Machel Montano, Wendy Fitzwilliams and Tyson Beckford attends Antilia Presents Preview to Trinidad & Tobago Carnival held at Tribeca Penthouse in New York City.

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Singer Mary J. Blige performs the National Anthem prior to Game Six of the 2009 MLB World Series at Yankee Stadium on November 4, 2009 in New York, New York.

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Jay-Z performs during the New York Yankees World Series Victory Celebration at City Hall on November 6, 2009 in New York City.

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Spike Lee attends 2009 New York Yankees World Series Victory Parade on November 6, 2009 in New York City.

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Actress Gabourey Sidibe and Kyra Sedgwick attend The Cinema Society & Tommy Hilfiger screening of ‘Precious’ after party at the Crosby Street Hotel on November 5, 2009 in New York City.

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Screenwriter Sapphire, director Lee Daniels, actress Gabourey Sidibe, General Colin Powell and Linda Powell attend The Cinema Society & Tommy Hilfiger screening of ‘Precious’ after party at the Crosby Street Hotel on November 5, 2009 in New York City.

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Screenwriter Sapphire, director Lee Daniels and actress Gabourey Sidibe attend The Cinema Society & Tommy Hilfiger screening of ‘Precious’ after party at the Crosby Street Hotel on November 5, 2009 in New York City.

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Actress Lynn Whitfield attends the Cinema Society & Tommy Hilfiger screening of ‘Precious’ after party at the Crosby Street Hotel on November 5, 2009 in New York City.

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Sandra Bernhard and Iman attend the Cinema Society & Tommy Hilfiger screening of ‘Precious’ after party at the Crosby Street Hotel on November 5, 2009 in New York City.

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Actor Terrence Howard attends the Cinema Society & Tommy Hilfiger screening of ‘Precious’ after party at the Crosby Street Hotel on November 5, 2009 in New York City.

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Singer Leona Lewis arrives for the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards held at the O2 Arena on November 5, 2009 in Berlin, Germany.

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P Diddy and D J Clue attends P Diddy Private party at Kiss and Fly on 13th st in New York City on November 3, 2009.

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Thandie Newton arrives at the premiere of Columbia Pictures’ “2012” at the Regal Cinemas LA live on November 3, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

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Amerie out and about in Manhattan on November 5.

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Beyonce performs during the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards held at the O2 Arena on November 5, 2009 in Berlin, Germany.

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Michael K. Williams arrives at the AFI Fest 2009 premiere of ’’’The Road’’ at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on November 4, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

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Melanie Fiona seen at the Carol’s Daughter Store in the Lenox Mall on November 2, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Beyonce performs during the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards held at the O2 Arena on November 5, 2009 in Berlin.

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Derek Jeter #2 (top center facing camera) of the New York Yankees congratulates Alex Rodriguez #13 and Hideki Matsui #55 after they scored on Matsui’s 2-run home run in the bottom of the second inning against the Philadelphia Phillies in Game Six of the 2009 MLB World Series at Yankee Stadium on November 4, 2009 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

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Singer Beyonce Knowles arrives for the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards held at the O2 Arena on November 5, 2009 in Berlin, Germany.

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Ryan Leslie seen at the Carol’s Daughter Store in the Lenox Mall on November 2, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Singer Beyonce poses for a picture in the studio during the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards held at the O2 Arena on November 5, 2009 in Berlin, Germany.

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Alex Rodriguez arriving to celebrate the New York Yankees World Series Championship Win in New York Hot club 1 oak on November 4.

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Mariah Carey on a film set in Malibu Beach on November 4.

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Serena Williams is spotted at ITV studios in London on November 4.

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Jay-Z performs live on stage at Alexandra Palace on November 4, 2009 in London, England.

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Singer Eve is spotted walking to lunch in New York City on November 4.

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Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor arrives at the premiere of Columbia Pictures’ “2012” at the Regal Cinemas LA live on November 3, 2009 in Los Angeles.

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Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor and actor Danny Glover arrives at the premiere of Columbia Pictures’ “2012” at the Regal Cinemas LA live on November 3, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

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Thandie Newton arrives at the premiere of Columbia Pictures’ “2012” at the Regal Cinemas LA live on November 3, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

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Toure and Lady Gaga stop by Fuse TV in New York City on November 3.

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Ludacris and Raheem DeVaughn backstage at the 2009 Soul Train Awards at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia on November 3, 2009. The show will air on Centric on November 29.

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Serena Williams Sighted at BBC Radio One on November 4, 2009 in London, England.

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Erykah Badu backstage at the 2009 Soul Train Awards at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia on November 3, 2009.

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Chrissette Michele at the 2009 Soul Train Awards at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia on November 3, 2009.

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Teraji P. Henson backstage dressed as Diana Ross at the 2009 Soul Train Awards at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia on November 3, 2009. The show will air on Centric on November 29.

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Robin Thicke, Musiq Soulchild, and Anthony Hamilton backstage at the 2009 Soul Train Awards at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia on November 3, 2009. The show will air on Centric on November 29.

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Mike Tyson legend visits Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales to see a statue of Johnny Owen, the tragic Welsh boxing hero who was killed in the ring.

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Rihanna appears in a clip promoting an exclusive interview on ABC’s “Good Morning America” on November 3.

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Rhianna leaves the Grammercy Hotel en route to JFK International Airport on November 3.

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Kelly Rowland has a blast on the beach on October 31.

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NY Jets player Calvin Pace spent his day off with middle-school students in Queens.

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Garcelle Beauvais attends a Jimmy Choo for H&M Collection event in L.A.

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Leona Lewis performs at the Hackney Empire on November 2, 2009, in London, England.

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Cedric the Entertainer performs at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia on November 2.

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Stacy Dash attends a Jimmy Choo for H&M Collection event on November 3.

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Rashida Jones attends a Jimmy Choo for H&M Collection event in L.A on November 2.

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Singer Kelly Rowland hangs out on the beach on October 31.

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Actor Taye Diggs attends the Casting Society of America’s 25th Artios Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel on November 2, 2009, in Los Angeles.

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Keke Palmer attends a pool party in L.A on November 2.

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M.I.A attends a Jimmy Choo for H&M Collection event in L.A on November 2.

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Serena Williams promotes her new book at Harrod’s in London on November 1.

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Kelly Rowland doing some exercise on the beach on October 31.

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Filmmaker Spike Lee and Dean of the Tisch School of the Arts Mary Schmidt Campbell attend the This is Tisch! Gala to benefit the Tisch School of the Arts at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on November 2, 2009, in New York City.

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CCH Pounder arrives at the “Wendy Williams Show” to promote her new Fox sitcom “Brothers” in New York City.

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Rihanna struts her stuff while out and about in New York on November 2.

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Janet Jackson tunes everything out while at Los Angeles International Airport on November 3.

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Mark Salling spotted leaving “The Wendy Williams Show” after chatting about his hit Fox series “Glee” in New York City.

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Actress Keke Palmer attends the Casting Society of America’s 25th Artios Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel on November 2 in Los Angeles.

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Sesame Street cast members Alison Bartlett O’Reilly, Desiree Casado, Sonia Manzano, Loretta Long, Bob McGrath, and Roscoe Orman attend the ‘Sesame Street’ 40th anniversary temporary street renaming in Dante Park on November 9, 2009 in New York City.

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Rihanna spotted leaving her hotel and heading to “It’s On with Alexa Chung” at MTV studios in New York City.

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Iman shows motherly affection to her daughter Alexandria Zahra as they make a quick stop at Chase bank and take a walk in the East Village.

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Disney Channel’s Imagination Movers hit the road with a 40-city national tour, which hit New York City’s Broadway on November 8, 2009. Sherri Shepherd of “The View” met the Movers backstage after the show.

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Musician Wyclef Jean (L) and executive vice president and president of the Americas Western Union Stewart Stockdale promote their special holiday strategic alliance at Western Union Times Square on November 9, 2009 in New York City.