Star Gazing: 5.22.12

Star Gazing: 5.22.12
ESSENCE.COM May, 21, 2012

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President Barack Obama greets Joplin High School graduates just before Monday night’s commencement ceremony for the Class of 2012 at the Missouri Southern State University Leggett & Platt Athletic Center in Joplin, Missouri. President Barack Obama spoke at the event in commemoration of the one year anniversary of the city being struck by an EF-5 tornado.

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Deborah Cox attends Life Ball Welcome Party at Le Meridien hotel in Vienna, Austria. The 20th Life Ball, an annual charity ball raising funds for HIV & AIDS projects, took place at the town hall in Vienna, Austria.

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Naomi Campbell walks the catwalk during the Italian Vogue fashion show at the Life Ball 2012 AIDS charity fundraiser at City Hall in Vienna, Austria.

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Gabrielle Union visits PUMA at the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 at Bicentennial Park in Miami.

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Alek Wek attends the Life Ball 2012 AIDS charity fundraiser event and worked the catwalk during the Italian Vogue Fashion Show at City Hall in Vienna, Austria.

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Viola Davis gives the keynote address during the 2012 Providence College Commencement Ceremony at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Will and Jada Pinkett Smith attend game five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs at TD Garden in Boston.

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Chaka Khan attends the 40th annual Fifi awards at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Jason Derulo and Jordin Sparks attend the 2012 Billboard Music Awards Official After-party at 1 Oak in Las Vegas.

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Kelis attends the Abu Dhabi Digital Domain Event at the 65th Cannes Film Festival at Plage de La Quinzaine des Realisateurs in Cannes.

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Chris Tucker arrive at the Nice Airport in Cannes, France during Cannes Film Festival.

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Eva Pigford is seen outside her Midtown hotel New York City.

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Nicole Richie attends the 40th annual Fifi awards at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Cassie, Sean Combs and Rita Ora attend the Chopard Mystere Party during the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes.