Star Gazing 9.29.15

ESSENCE.COM Sep, 29, 2015

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Venus Williams celebrates the 700th victory of her career after defeating Julia Goerges of Germany in their second-round match of the women's singles during the 2015 WTA Wuhan Open tennis tournament in Wuhan city, China.

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Jada Pinkett Smith is seen arriving at the airport in Los Angeles.

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Estelle performs during the Rock In A Free World concert at Highline Ballroom in New York City.  

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Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson, and Magic and Cookie Johnson attend the 2015 American Theatre Wing's Gala at The Plaza Hotel in New York City.  

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Cicely Tyson attends the American Theatre Wing honors James Earl Jones at the Plaza Hotel in New York City.  

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James Earl Jones attends the 2015 American Theatre Wing's Honors James Earl Jones at The Plaza Hotel in New York City.  

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Naomi Campbell attends the Fashion 4 Development's 5th annual Official First Ladies luncheon at The Pierre Hotel in New York City.  

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Kelly Rowland shops at Bristol Farms in Beverly Hills.

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Samira Wiley attends the 9th Annual Exploring The Arts Gala founded by Tony Bennett and his wife Susan Benedetto at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.  

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Uzo Aduba attends the 9th Annual Exploring The Arts Gala founded by Tony Bennett and his wife Susan Benedetto at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.

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Chiwetel Ejiofor visits Late Night with Seth Meyers.

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Tracee Ellis Ross goes shopping in Beverly Hills.

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Jaden Smith attends the GQ x GAP Best New Menswear Designer in America collection launch party at Crown Victoria in Brooklyn, New York.  

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 Alfonso Ribeiro attends 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 21 as guest judge at CBS Televison City in Los Angeles. 

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Kerry Washington spotted walking to her hotel while the streets where blocked for the visit of Pope Francis in New York City.

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Laverne Cox attends the 2015 Social Good Summit in New York City.  

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Kat Graham attends the press room during the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival held at MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas.  

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El DeBarge attends the 26th Annual Heroes and Legends Awards at Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills.

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Hoda Kotb attends 2015 WICT Leadership Conference in New York City.