Star Gazing: 8.10.12

ESSENCE.COM Aug, 09, 2012

1 of 13 Splash News

Rihanna seen in a stunning yellow dress shooting for a Barbados tourism campaign on the east coast of the caribbean island.

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Kerry Washington arrives at the The Hollywood Foreign Press Association annual Installation Luncheon at Beverly Hills Hotel in California.

3 of 13 Michael Rowe

Common strikes an assertive pose while visiting ESSENCE to promote his new film, The Odd Life of Timothy Green, and season two of the AMC drama, Hell on Wheels.

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On the eve of her live performance in honor of World Humanitarian Day, Beyoncé meets Secretary General Ban Ki moon at the UN General Assembly Hall.

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Viola Davis and her husband Julius Tennon at Mr. Chow for dinner in LA.

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Gold medalist Claressa Shields of the United States celebrates her win for the Women’s Middle (75kg) Boxing final bout on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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Garcelle Beauvais arrives at the 11th Annual InStyle Summer Soiree at The London Hotel in West Hollywood, California.

8 of 13 Michael Rowe

Olympic swimmer Lia Neal shows off the Bronze medal she won in the women’s freestyle relay during a visit to ESSENCE.

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Naomi Campbell hosts Fashion for Relief charity dinner at Downtown Mayfair in London.

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Jourdan Dunn attends an olympic celebration dinner in partnership with Fashion For Relief, Interview Magazine and Downtown Mayfair celebrating the accomplishments of Team GB in London.

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Ozwald Boateng attends Fashion for Relief charity dinner at Downtown Mayfair in London.

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Shingai Shoniwa of the Noisettes performs at BT London Live at Hyde Park in London.

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Rutina Wesley attends the Into The Woods opening night celebration at the Delacorte Theater in New York City.