Tyler Perry's 'I Can Do Bad All By Myself'

Tyler Perry's 'I Can Do Bad All By Myself'
ESSENCE.COM Sep, 08, 2009

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Black Hollywood hit the streets of New York last night for the premiere of Tyler Perry’s latest sure-to-be blockbuster, “I Can Do Bad All By Myself.” The film’s stars Mary J. Blige, Kwesi Boakye, Taraji P. Henson, and Perry share some face time on the red carpet.

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Perry’s leading lady, actress Taraji P. Henson, works the carpet at the New York premiere of “I Can Do Bad All By Myself” at the School of Visual Arts Theater on September 8, 2009.

At the after-party held at the trendy nightclub M2, Henson serenaded the crowd with the classic smash “Rock Steady.”

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Mary J. Blige does what she does best in the film, but was a vision of love in this winter white dress.

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Actress Hope Olaide Wilson, who plays Henson’s niece trying to make a way out of no way in the film, is a stunning rising star.

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Producer Roger Bob and singer/actress Demetria McKinney show their support.

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Brian White plays Henson’s “situation” and love interest and delivers the goods.

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Music legend Gladys Knight plays the church stalwart in the film and blessed attendees with a few selections at the after-party.

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Talk-show host Wendy Williams gave the cameras her best shot on the red carpet.

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New York radio and television personality Egypt is simply rosy.

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Actress Terry J. Vaughn works the red carpet and shows no signs of wear in her chic emerald dress.

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Devon Simone glows at the premiere.

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Gayle King lends her support to friend Perry.

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Alice Canon and producer Reuben Cannon are all smiles on the red carpet

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Songwriter/producers Nicolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson received a shout-out and brief tribute in song from Tyler Perry, who sang “Solid as a Rock!”

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Actor Freddy Siglar (who plays Henson’s nephew) shows a promising career at such a tender age.

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