Star Gazing: 8.17.12

ESSENCE.COM Aug, 16, 2012

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Omari Hardwick holds up a picture of Whitney Houston on the red carpet of the Sparkle premiere in Hollywood.

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Tika Sumpter, Jordin Sparks and Carmen Ejogo arrive at the Sparkle premiere at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

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Mike Epps with wife Michelle at the Sparkle premiere in Hollywood, California.

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Niecy Nash at the Sparkle premiere in Hollywood, California.

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Tasha Smith at the Sparkle premiere in Hollywood, California.

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Garcelle Beauvais at the Sparkle premiere in Hollywood, California.

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Elise Neal at the Sparkle premiere in Hollywood, California.

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Loretta Devine at the Sparkle premiere in Hollywood, California.

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Cissy Houston arrives at the premiere of Sparkle in Hollywood, California.

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Nick Cannon donates backpacks to the Office Depot Foundation to help kids in need in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Zoe Saldana runs errands in Beverly Hills sporting a cast on her left hand.

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Arielle Hawkins, Gabby Douglas and Natalie Hawkins attend the America’s Got Talent post show red carpet at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, New Jersey.