Star Gazing 12.01.09

Star Gazing 12.01.09
ESSENCE.COM Dec, 01, 2009

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Rihanna attends the NY Knicks game in NYC on December 7.

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs attends his ‘Last Train To Paris’ album release party at mur.mur nigntclub at the Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City on December 7.

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Rihanna visits the Bryant Park Hotel in Midtown Manhattan on December 7.

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Sigourney Weaver, Zoe Saldana attend a photocall for the film “Avatar” in Berlin, Germany.

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Janet Jackson’s arrives in Paris on December 8.

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Dawn Richards, Sean ‘P Diddy’ Combs and Kaleena from Dirty Money attending Diddy’s “Last Train To Paris” Album Release Party at Mur.Mur Nightclub in Atlantic City.

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Chris Rock and Spike Lee attend the NY Knicks Game in NYC on December 7.

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Rihanna and gal pal Melissa Forde go to see a Knick’s game at Madison Square Garden in NYC on December 7.

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Jada Pinkett Smith poses to promote the new series “Hawthorne” at Regent Hotel on December 8, 2009 in Berlin, Germany.

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Adrien Fenty and Michelle Fenty pose for photographers on the red carpet before the 32nd Kennedy Center Honors at Kennedy Center Hall of States on December 6, 2009 in Washington, DC.

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Solange Knowles and Janelle Monae attend the Maybach presents David LaChapelle’s ‘Bliss Amongst Chaos’ party at the Raleigh Hotel on December 5, 2009 in Miami Beach, Florida.

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Usher appears on ABC “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.”

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Kerry Washington, Tamara Tunie and LaChanze pose at the opening night after party for ‘Race’ at the Redeye Grill on December 6, 2009 in New York City.

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Actress Katerina Graham arrives at the Los Angeles Premiere “The Lovely Bones” at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on December 7, 2009 in Hollywood, California.

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Actress Kerry Washington attends the after party for the Broadway opening of ‘Race’ at Redeye Grill on December 6, 2009 in New York City.

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Richard Thomas, David Alan Grier, James Spader, and Kerry Washington take a bow after the Broadway opening night of ‘Race’ at The Ethel Barrymore Theatre on December 6, 2009 in New York City.

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David Alan Grier departs “Race” on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theater in NYC on December 6.

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Russell Simmons, Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez all attended Art Basel 2009 in Miami Beach on December 6.

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Brandy and Serena Williams Party at LIV at Fontainbleau in Miami on December 6.

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Brandy Parties at LIV at Fontainebleau in Miami Beach on December 6.

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Janet Jackson at Whisky Mist nightclub in London on December 5.

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Vivica A. Fox launches her Cougar Crunch milkshake at Millions Of Milkshakes on December 6, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

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Padma Lakshmi attends a special screening of ‘A Single Man’ hosted by The Cinema Society and Bing at MOMA on December 6, 2009 in New York City.

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Designer Rachel Roy attends a special screening of ‘A Single Man’ hosted by The Cinema Society and Bing at MOMA on December 6, 2009 in New York City.

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Ne-Yo attends the Capital FM Jingle Bell Ball – Day 2 at 02 Arena on December 6, 2009 in London, England.

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Russell Simmons meditates on the sands of Miami Beach, FL.

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Russell Simmons gets cozy with friend in Miami Beach on December 6.

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Kelly Rowland hosts a party at a Nightclub at the Borgata in Atlantic City on December 5.

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Nick Cannon arrives at KIIS FM’s Jingle Ball at Nokia Theater on December 5, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

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Keri Hilson arrives at KIIS FM’s Jingle Ball 2009 at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on December 5, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

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Rihanna arriving at the SNL afterparty at Abe & Arthur’s Restaurant in NYC on December 5.

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Nas dines at Katsuya in Hollywood, California.

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Anthony Mackie and Gregory Mikell on location for “Adjustment Bureau” on December 5, 2009 in New York City.

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Tyra Banks arrives at LAX airport on December 5.

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Whoopi Goldberg announcing her forthcoming musical “Sister Act” at a press conference in Hamburg, Germany.

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Actors Corbin Bleu, Jesse McCartney, AnnaLynne McCord, Variety Publisher Brian Gott, Miranda Cosgrove and KeKe Palmer attend Variety’s 3rd annual ‘Power of Youth’ event held at Paramount Studios on December 5, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

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Naturi Naughton arrives at Variety’s 3rd annual ‘Power of Youth’ event held at Paramount Studios on December 5, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

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Vin Diesel takes a stroll in Paris on December 5.

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Ciara wore her sunglasses at night, yesterday at the Lakers game.

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Halle Berry attends the Hollywood Reporter’s Annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast held at the Beverly Hills Hotel on December 4, 2009 in Beverly Hills.

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Model Tallulah Adeyemi attends the World Premiere of ‘Nine’ at Odeon Leicester Square on December 3, 2009 in London, England.

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Actress Gabrielle Union attends the Hennessy Black Orlando launch at Rain Ultra Lounge on December 3, 2009 in Orlando, Florida.

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Melanie Fiona attends the 1st Annual Beat Miami Holiday Yacht Party in Miami on December 3.

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Naomi Campbell and her boyfriend Vladislav Doronin have a laugh with friends on December 3.

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Halle Berry visiting a friend’s home in L.A on December 3.

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Pharrell Williams is spotted in the Miami on December 3.

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Michael Jordan is spotted in the W Hotel after having dinner on December 3.

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Angela Simmons takes her boyfriend for Christmas shopping in Hollywood on December 3.

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Zoe Saldana attends the Children’s Defense Fund’s 19th Annual Los Angeles ‘Beat the Odds’ Awards at Beverly Hills Hotel on December 3, 2009 in Beverly Hills.

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Actress Regina King attends the Children’s Defense Fund’s 19th Annual Los Angeles ‘Beat the Odds’ Awards at Beverly Hills Hotel on December 3, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Todd Eberle and Naomi Campbell attend a private dinner at Solea at W South Beach on December 3.

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Singer Rihanna and Chairman and CEO of Island Def Jam Music Group L.A. Reid pose backstage after her concert presented by MySpace and JetBlue at Hammerstein Ballroom on December 3, 2009 in New York City.

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Chris Brown appears on ABC News Exclusive in New York City on December 2.

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The Jackson’s appear on ‘Regis and Kelly’ on December 2 in New York City.

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Rihanna performs onstage in concert at Hammerstein Ballroom on December 3, 2009 in New York City.

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Rihanna performs onstage in concert at Hammerstein Ballroom on December 3, 2009 in New York City.

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Rihanna out celebrating after performing an album release concert at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

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Executive producer/actor Morgan Freeman, producer/director Clint Eastwood and actor Matt Damon arrive at the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Spyglass Entertainment’s ‘Invictus’ at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Theater on December 3, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Shingai Shoniwa arrives at Alto nightclub in London on December 3.

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Comedian Dwayne Perkins arrives at the Junior Hollywood Radio & Television Society’s 7th annual ‘Young Hollywood’ holiday party held at My House on December 3, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

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Seal out and about in Beverly Hills on December 3.

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Marlon Jackson and Jackie Jackson enter his Midtown Manhattan hotel on December 03, 2009 in New York City.

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Common waves to the First Family with the PS22 Chorus during the 2009 National Christmas Tree Lighting on December 03, 2009 in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama, Malia, Common, Jordan Sparks and Randy Jackson during The 2009 National Christmas Tree Lighting on December 03, 2009 at Presidents Park in Washington, DC.

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Mo’Nique arrives on the set of BET’s “The Mo’Nique Show” on December 2, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Rihanna arrives at LAX security check point on December 3.

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The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree after the lighting ceremony at the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting at Rockefeller Center on December 2, 2009 in New York City.

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Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson attends a signing for his book ‘When The Game Was Ours’ at Barnes & Noble Booksellers at The Grove on December 2, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

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Aretha Franklin performs onstage at attends the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting at Rockefeller Center on December 2, 2009 in New York City.

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Stevie Wonder and Susan Rice at the United Nations on December 3, 2009 in New York City.

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Keri Hilson poses in the press room during The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live! at the Club Nokia on December 2, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

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Leona Lewis performs live for BBC Radio 2 held at broadcasting House on December 3, 2009 in London, England.

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Jacqueline Lavinia Brown and Jessie Jackson attend the Alvin Ailey Opening Night Gala Party at the Hilton Hotel on December 2, 2009 in New York City.

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Drake poses in the press room during The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live! at the Club Nokia on December 2, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

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Patti LaBelle introduces her bedding collection “Patti LaBelle Home” at Macy’s Del Amo in Torrance, California.

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Soledad O’Brien attends the Alvin Ailey Opening Night Gala Party at the Hilton Hotel on December 2, 2009 in New York City.

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Geoffrey Holder and dancer Carmen de Lavallade attend the Alvin Ailey Opening Night Gala Performance at the New York City Center on December 2, 2009 in New York City.

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India.Arie attends the Alvin Ailey Opening Night Gala Performance at the New York City Center on December 2, 2009 in New York City.

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Janet Jackson with bodyguard at LAX on December 2.

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Artistic director Judith Jamison and musician Wynton Marsalis attend the Alvin Ailey Opening Night Gala Performance at the New York City Center on December 2, 2009 in New York City.

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Mariah Carey speaks onstage at the 2009 UNICEF Snowflake Ball at Cipriani 42nd Street on December 2, 2009 in New York City.

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Smokey Robinson, Maxwell, and President of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Neil Portnow pose in the audience during The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live! at the Club Nokia on December 2, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

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Host LL Cool J speaks onstage at The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live! at Club Nokia on December 2, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

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Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon attend the 2009 UNICEF Snowflake Ball at Cipriani 42nd Street on December 2, 2009 in New York City.

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Vivica Fox attends the Gillette Fusion DC MVP Experience at the Cuts Unlimited Barbershop on December 2, 2009 in Forestville, Maryland.

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Chrisette Michele performs onstage at the 2009 UNICEF Snowflake Ball at Cipriani 42nd Street on December 2, 2009 in New York City.

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Mary J. Blige appears on the Opera Show on November 30.

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Pharrell Williams attends Art Basel in Miami Beach on December 2.

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Maxwell performs during a pre-taped performance for the GRAMMY Nominations Concert at Club Nokia on December 1, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

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Mary J. Blige and Kendu Isaacs watches on during the game between the Orlando Magic and the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden November 29, 2009 in New York City.

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Robin Thicke and Paula Patton attend the Roger Vivier Boutique Opening in Miami on December 1.

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs visits Y 100 and The Beat radio stations at Clear Channel headquarters on December 1, 2009 in Miami, Florida.

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Dawn Richard visits Y 100 and The Beat radio stations at Clear Channel headquarters on December 1, 2009 in Miami, Florida.

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Halle Berry visits a friend’s house in L.A on December 1.

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Laila Ali with husband and son at LAX on December 1.

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Aretha Franklin arrives at her hotel in NYC on December 1.

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Alicia Keys and Jay-Z perform at Alicia Keys Live! World Aids Day Charity Concert Presented by American Express at Nokia Theatre on December 1, 2009 in New York City.

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Alicia Keys performs at Alicia Keys Live! World Aids Day Charity Concert Presented by American Express at Nokia Theatre on December 1, 2009 in New York City.

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Phylicia Rashad and director Debbie Allen attend the afterparty following the press night of ‘Cat On A Hot Tin Roof’, at the Paramount Club on December 1, 2009 in London, England.

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Richard Blackwood, Sanaa Lathan and Adrian Lester attend the afterparty following the press night of ‘Cat On A Hot Tin Roof’, at the Paramount Club on December 1, 2009 in London, England.

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James Earl Jones and Adrian Lester attend the afterparty following the press night of ‘Cat On A Hot Tin Roof’, at the Paramount Club on December 1, 2009 in London, England.

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Anthony Mackie on location for ‘Adjustment Bureau’ on December 1, 2009 in New York City.

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2009 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year Derek Jeter attends the 2009 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year Celebration at The IAC Building on December 1, 2009 in New York City.

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Morgan Freeman attends the Museum of The Moving Image salutes Clint Eastwood at the Paris Theatre on December 1, 2009 in New York City.

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Tyrese goes for an early morning workout in West Hollywood on December 1.

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Angela Simmons goes shopping in Hollywood on December 1.

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Taraji P. Henson poses at the 25th Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations Press Conference at Sofitel Hotel on December 1 in Los Angeles, California.

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Nick Cannon out and about In NYC on December 1.

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Tamala Jones attends “Up in the Air” Premiere in L.A on November 30.

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Anthony Lindsey, Kobe Bryant, Shannon Brown and Omarr Gilbert attend Birthday Celebration For Los Angeles Laker Shannon Brown at Playhouse Hollywood on November 29 in Los Angeles, California.

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Rihanna arrives at Los Angeles International Airport on November 30.

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Chris Rock and Malaak Compton-Rock attends IFP’s 19th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani on November 30, 2009 in New York City.

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Alexandra Burke attends photocall at Quality street’s festive carol singing event on December 1 in London.

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Alfonso Ribeiro enjoying the day at the pool in West Palm Beach on November 30.

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Actor Souleymane Sy Savane attends IFP’s 19th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani on November 30, 2009 in New York City.

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Executive director of IFP Michelle Byrd, actor Anthony Mackie and actress Rosie Perez attend IFP’s 19th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani on November 30, 2009 in New York City.

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Host Fonzworth Bentley walks the red carpet at the Gillette Fusion Men of Style Awards at the Lux Lounge on November 30, 2009 in Washington, DC.

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Audra McDonald films ‘Private Practice’ in Santa Monica on November 30.

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