Star Gazing 9.29.14

ESSENCE.COM Apr, 10, 2014

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Actress Viola Davis and husband Julius Tennon arrive at The Rape Foundation's Annual Brunch at Ron Burkles Green Acres Estate in Beverly Hills, California.

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"Obviously I couldn't have done anything that I've done without Michelle...not only has she been a great first lady, she is just my rock. I count on her in so many ways every single day."

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Ciara arrives at Givenchy Fashion Show during Paris Fashion Week, Womenswear SS 2015 in Paris, France.

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Iyanla Vanzant and Oprah Winfrey speak at Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

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Oprah Winfrey speaks at the Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend - Day 1 at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

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Tyler Perry attends the Opening Night Gala Presentation and World Premiere of Gone Girl during the 52nd New York Film Festival at Alice Tully Hall in New York City.

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Holly Robinson-Peete and Rodney Peete Jr. attends the 2014 Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards at the Louisville Marriott Downtown in Louisville, United States.

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Actress Tamara Taylor arrives at The Rape Foundation's Annual Brunch at Ron Burkles Green Acres Estate in Beverly Hills, California.

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Actress Jordin Sparks attends the premiere of 'Left Behind' at the 2014 Catalina Film Festival in Catalina Island, California.

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SNL's Jay Pharoah stops by ESSENCE with Orbit Gum on #ObitCoffeDay to help keep our breath fresh.