Star Gazing: 6.29.12

Star Gazing: 6.29.12
ESSENCE.COM Jun, 28, 2012

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President Barack Obama talks on the phone with Solicitor General Donald Verrilli in the Oval Office after learning of the Supreme Court’s ruling on the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” in Washington, D.C.

2 of 12 Michael Rowe

Omari Hardwick stops by the ESSENCE office to talk about his latest projects and his upcoming role in the movie Sparkle.

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Chaka Kahn attends a press conference for her foundation at The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.

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ESSENCE Music Festival artist Melanie Fiona performs onstage at the 2012 BET Awards rehearsals in Los Angeles.

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Erykah Badu performs on stage at HMV Hammersmith Apollo in London.

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André 3000 and Hayley Atwell on set of the Jimi Hendrix film All is By My Side in Dublin, Ireland.

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Nicki Minaj performs a sold out show at Manchester Apollo in England.

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Singer Tamia enters the Good Morning America taping at the ABC Times Square Studios in New York City.

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June Ambrose attends the “ASPiRE” Television Network Launch Event at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.

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Joy Bryant attends the GenArt Summer Screening powered by Vikingfjord Vodka of her film Hit & Run in Los Angeles

11 of 12 Greg Rutowski / courtesy of The Velvet Rope Agency

Denyce Lawton arrives at BLVD Hotel’s “Year of the BLVD” event in LA.

12 of 12 Greg Rutowski / courtesy of The Velvet Rope Agency

Joyful Drake arrives at BLVD Hotel’s “Year of the BLVD” event. in LA.