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ESSENCE.COM Nov, 18, 2010

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Naomi Campbell and Pharrell Williams attend an Art Basel event in Miami.

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Wendy Williams does some Christmas shopping on Valley Road in Montclair, NJ.

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Chrisette Michele hosted a tea party for her new album ‘Let Freedom Reign’ in New York City.

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Denzel Washington announced actress Jennifer Lopez as the new national spokesperson for The Boys & Girls Club Of America at a press conference in Los Angeles, California.

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El DeBarge performs at Highline Ballroom on November 30, 2010 in New York City.

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Boyz II Men performed at the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting at Rockefeller Center on November 30, 2010 in New York City.

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Jay-Z performs at the Etihad Stadium on December 1, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia.

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Star Jones attends the 5th Annual Serving for a Cure Fundraiser for Cancer Research at Jazz at Lincoln Center on November 30, 2010 in New York City.

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Selita Ebanks and Kanye West wrap Christmas presents at the New Yorkers for Children Wrap to Rap benefit at The Ainsworth on November 30, 2010 in New York City.

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Mariah Carey performs during the dress rehearsal for the 2010 Rockefeller Center tree lighting at Rockefeller Center on November 30, 2010 in New York City.

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Halle Berry attends the premiere of ‘Frankie and Alice’ at the Egyptian Theatre on November 30, 2010 in Hollywood, California.

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Garcelle Beauvais attends the premiere of ‘Frankie and Alice’ at the Egyptian Theatre on November 30, 2010 in Hollywood, California.

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Taraji P. Henson attends the premiere of ‘Frankie and Alice’ at the Egyptian Theatre on November 30, 2010 in Hollywood, California.

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Gabriel Aubry and daughter Nahla go out shopping at The Grove in Los Angeles, California.

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Bravo invited ESSENCE.com to go behind the scenes for the taping of “What Watch Happens Live!”“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kandi Burruss is pictured with her “mama” Joyce and host, Andy Cohen.

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Erin Heatherton and Chanel Iman warm things up in a hot chocolate truck at the VS PINK store in NYC.

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Halle Berry attends Variety’s Los Angeles screening series presentation of “Frankie and Alice” on November 29, 2010 in Hollywood, California.

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Tyson Beckford attends the Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Rangers game at Madison Square Garden on November 29, 2010 in New York City.

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John Legend and The Roots perform at the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam.

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Angela Simmons and Leona Lewis go holiday shopping at The Grove in Los Angeles, California.

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Blair Underwood attends a Thanksgiving food drive in L.A.

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Garcelle Beauvais and sons Jax and Jaid Nilon at Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! There’s a Party in My City! at Nokia L.A. Live on November 26, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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inger Christina Milian and daughter Violet at Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! There’s a Party in My City! at Nokia L.A. Live on November 26, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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Kelis and son Knight Jones at Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! There’s a Party in My City! at Nokia L.A. Live on November 26, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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Isaiah Mustafa and daughter do some shopping in L.A.

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Vivica A. Fox attends the Hollywood Christmas Parade.

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Chanel Iman goes shopping with her boyfriend in New York City.

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George Lopez and Arsenio Hall attend a game between the Indiana Pacers and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples on November 28, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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Trey Songz performs during the OMG Tour at Sprint Center on November 27, 2010 in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Singer Usher performs during the OMG Tour at Sprint Center on November 27, 2010 in Kansas City, Missouri.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama with daughters Sasha and Malia watch a game on November 27, 2010 at Howard University in Washington.

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Diddy and DJ Irie at Mansion Nightclub in Miami Beach, Florida.

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Gladys Knight pictured next to her photo in the Apollo legends mural located in the theater’s lobby.

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M.I.A. performs live in Amsterdam.

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Kanye West and Nicki Minaj perform at the Hot 97 Thanksgiving concert at Hammerstein Ballroom on November 25, 2010 in New York City.

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Nicki Minaj and Keyshia Cole Hot 97 Thanksgiving concert at Hammerstein Ballroom on November 25, 2010 in New York City.

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Nicki Minaj and Rihanna at the Hot 97 Thanksgiving concert at Hammerstein Ballroom on November 25, 2010 in New York City.

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First Lady Michelle Obama with daughters Sasha and Malia are excited as they receive the White House Christmas Tree at the White House in Washington, DC.

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Chrisette Michele attends her album release party at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill on November 24, 2010 in New York City.

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Jay-Z performs on stage at Mt Smart Stadium on November 25, 2010 in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Fantasia Barrino designs her milkshake called Fantasia’s Southern Paradise Milkshake at Millions of Milkshakes on November 24, 2010 in Culver City, California.

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Kanye West attends the 84th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 25, 2010 in New York City.

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Brandy attends the 91st Annual 6ABC IKEA Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 25, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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President Barack Obama packs and gives bags of food to area residents, with the help of his daughter Sasha in Washington, DC.

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Keri Hilson sighting on November 25, 2010 in New York City.

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First Lady Michelle Obama and daughter Malia distribute food at Martha’s Table in Washington, DC.

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Wendy Williams gives the media a sneak peak inside her Thanksgiving dinner.

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Vivica Fox stops by the ESSENCE office on November 23.

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Vivica Fox stops by the ESSENCE office on November 23.

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India.Arie arriving at a hotel in New York City.

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Nicki Minaj appears at Best Buy in NYC, to sign her new CD.

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Stacey Dash and kids out and about in New York City.

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Denzel Washington talking with Bulls player Joakim Noah at the LA Lakers game.

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Beyonce arrives at LAX Airport on November 23.

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Ciara performs on stage during the Summerbeatz Music Festival at the Burswood Entertainment Complex on November 23, 2010 in Perth, Australia.

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Usher shops on Robertson Boulevard with his security in Los Angeles, California.

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Mariah Carey performs on the TV special ‘Mariah Carey: Merry Christmas to You.’ The special will feature Mariah performing songs from her new holiday album.

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Dwayne Johnson arrives at the ‘Faster’ Los Angeles Premiere at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on November 22, 2010 in Hollywood, California.

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Monica and Khloe Kardashian attend a game between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on November 21, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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Kanye West performs at the 84th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving day parade rehearsal at Macy’s Herald Square on November 22, 2010 in New York City.

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Ashanti attends the launch of Lorraine Schwartz’s ‘2BHAPPY’ jewelry collection at Lavo NYC on November 22, 2010 in New York City.

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Tina Knowles attends the launch of Lorraine Schwartz’s ‘2BHAPPY’ jewelry collection at Lavo NYC on November 22, 2010 in New York City.

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Tyson Beckford attends Lorraine Schwartz ‘2BHAPPY’ Jewelry Collection launch at Lavo on November 22, 2010 in New York City.

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Beyonce Knowles and Mary J. Blige attend the launch of Lorraine Schwartz’s ‘2BHAPPY’ jewelry collection at Lavo NYC on November 22, 2010 in New York City. Beyonce wears a Cesare Paciotti SS2011 dress and studded triple platform sandals.

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Tichina Arnold stops by the ESSENCE office on November 22.

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Tichina Arnold stops by the ESSENCE office on November 22.

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Tichina Arnold stops by the ESSENCE office on November 22.

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Chanel Iman arrives at the Victoria’s Secret SoHo Store in New York City.

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Keri Hilson went classic with a twist in this LBD at the 2010 AMA.

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Diddy and Dirty Money do a black and blue theme on the red carpet at the AMA.

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Nicki Minaj in one of her colorful and creative ensembles at the 2010 AMA. Rihanna said, ‚ÄúNicki is the only person who can wear green hair and look good.‚ÄĚ

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Usher wearing that black leather on the red carpet at the AMA Awards.

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Rock star in the making, Willow Smith showed off her red carpet style at the 2010 AMA.

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Rihanna heats up the red carpet with this scarlet see-through dress and her crimson curly hair. RiRi also won the Best R&B/Soul Female Award.

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Serena Williams and Kelly Rowland attend the Miami Dolphins Game.

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Rihanna receives a gift from a fans in Manhattan, NY.

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Christina Milian at the VEVO and Compound Entertainment Present ‘Ne-Yo And Friends’ at Avalon on November 21, 2010 in Hollywood, California.

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Brandy and Ray J at the VEVO and Compound Entertainment Present ‘Ne-Yo And Friends’ at Avalon on November 21, 2010 in Hollywood, California.

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Actress Jada Pinkett Smith arrives at the 2010 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 21, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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Singer Kelly Rowlands and Tristan Wilds at the VEVO and Compound Entertainment Present ‘Ne-Yo and Friends’ at the Avalon on November 21, 2010 in Hollywood, California.

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Diddy and Ne-Yo backstage at the VEVO and Compound Entertainment Present ‘Ne-Yo And Friends’ at Avalon on November 21, 2010 in Hollywood, California.

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Keri Hilson and Ne-Yo attend the VEVO and Compound Entertainment Present ‘Ne-Yo and Friends’ at the Avalon on November 21, 2010 in Hollywood, California.

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Beyonce debuted her concert-DVD last night in NYC. Check out her Thanksgiving special this Thursday on ABC at 9:30 P.M. EST.

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Presenter Halle Berry onstage during the 2010 CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute held at The Shrine Auditorium on November 20, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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Jennifer Hudson attends the Happy Hearts Fund’s Land of Dreams Thailand at the Metropolitan Pavilion on November 20, 2010 in New York City.

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LL Cool J attends the GBK Thank You Lounge backstage at the CNN Heroes Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on November 20, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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Tamala Jones arrives at the 2010 CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute held at The Shrine Auditorium on November 20, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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Melanie Fiona arrives at the 2010 CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute held at The Shrine Auditorium on November 20, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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Holly Robinson Peete arrives on the red carpet for the ‘CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute’ awards show at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on November 20, 2010.

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Loretta Devine arrives at the 2010 CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute held at The Shrine Auditorium on November 20, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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Jennifer Lopez attends the Launch of Gucci Children’s Collection on November 20, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Garcelle Beauvais attends the Launch of Gucci Children’s Collection on November 20, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Garcelle Beauvais, Jax and Jaid attend the Gucci Children’s Collection event on November 20, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California.

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Lisa Raye spotted in Beverly Hills on November 19.

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Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez seen out and about in NYC.

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Mariah Carey performs a holiday song for the Rockefeller tree lighting in NYC.

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Muhammad Ali and Lionel Richie attend an intimate evening with David Foster and Friends in support of organ donor awareness at a private home on November 19, 2010 in Toronto, Canada.

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Tichina Arnold visits Planet Hollywood Times Square on November 19, 2010 in New York City.

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Actress Tracee Ellis Ross attended the Santiago Gonzalez Dinner at Mr. Chow in Beverly Hills.

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Halle Berry leaving The Lion restaurant in New York City.

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Common plays around with the Miami Dolphins’ mascot at the Miami vs. Chicago Bears football game.

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Nicki Minaj stops by “Fuse Top 20 Countdown” in New York City.

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Brandy Norwood arrives at Us Weekly’s Hot Hollywood event in Hollywood, California.

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Taraji P. Henson hosts the Herve Leger boutique opening Costa Mesa, California.

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Joy Bryant hosts The Oxfam Party in Los Angeles, California.

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Beyonce heads to a photo shoot in downtown New York City.

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Keri Hilson at the 2010 UNICEF Snowflake Lighting at The Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City.

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Keri Hilson performs at the UNICEF Snowflake Lighting Ceremony in NYC.

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A model walks the runway during the Lanvin for H&M Haute Couture Show at The Pierre Hotel in New York City.

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John Legend performs at the 2010 holiday windows unveiling at Bloomingdale’s in New York City.

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Serena Williams and Kelly Rowland arrive on the Orange carpet at the Miami Dolphins vs Chicago Bears game in Miami, Florida.

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Gayle King at the American Museum of Natural History’s 2010 Museum Gala in New York City.

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Anika Noni Rose at the Housing Works’ Fashion For Action 2010 event in New York City.

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Chris Brown arrives at the L.A. Superior Court for a progress report hearing.

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Wyclef Jean stopped by the ESSENCE office on November 18.

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Wyclef Jean stopped by the ESSENCE office on November 18.

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Wyclef Jean stopped by the ESSENCE office on November 18.

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Wyclef Jean stopped by the ESSENCE office on November 18.

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Halle Berry spotted out and about in New York City.

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Jesse Williams arrives at the 15th annual ‘GQ Men of the Year’ party held at Chateau Marmont on November 17, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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Will Smith on the set of ‘Men in Black 3’ in NYC.

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Jamie Foxx and guest attend Kennedy Center Gala in New York City.

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Usher shopping at Fred Segal in West Hollywood, CA.

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Zoe Saldana goes to the LA Mart Fashion and Design Retail Center in L.A.

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Halle Berry and Ruby Dee attend the after party for the special screening of ‘Frankie & Alice’ in NYC.

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Wendy Williams on a tandem bike with her son Kevin jr. in New York.

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Ludacris and Wyclef Jean visit BET’s ‘106 & Park’ at BET Studios on November 17, 2010 in New York City.

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Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy seen on location for ‘Tower Heist’ on November 17, 2010 in New York City.

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Jennifer Williams, Shontelle and Selita Ebanks attend the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation’s a Magical Evening 20th Anniversary Gala at The New York Marriott Marquis on November 17, 2010 in New York City.

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Drake arrives at the 15th Annual GQ Men of the Year party held at Chateau Marmont on November 17, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

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Jay-Z promotes ‘Decoded’ at Barnes & Noble on November 17, 2010 in New York City.

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Vivica Fox attends the Champagne Life Tour party at Lavo on November 17, 2010 in New York City.

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Ne-Yo and Ashanti attend the Champagne Life Tour party at Lavo on November 17, 2010 in New York City.

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Anika Noni Rose attends a special screening of ‘Frankie & Alice’ at Cinema 2 on November 17, 2010 in New York City.

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Halle Berry, wearing a dress designed by Pamela Rolland, attends a special screening of ‘Frankie & Alice’ at Cinema 2 on November 17, 2010 in New York City.

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Maxwell attends a special screening of ‘Frankie & Alice’ at Cinema 2 on November 17, 2010 in New York City.