Empire star Taraji P. Henson beat out female impersonator Bruce Jenner to be named USA Today’s Entertainer of the Year.
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The husband of a NYPD officer who died in the line of duty while rescuing 9/11 victims returned her posthumous Glamour Award after the magazine named female impersonator Bruce Jenner “woman” of the year.
NYPD Officer James Smith said Glamour magazine “insulted” the memory of his wife, fallen NYPD Officer Moira Smith, and other courageous biological women by honoring a narcissistic cross-dresser as “woman” of the year.
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Stylish actress Malinda Williams, left, was spotted in New York City attending the “Salute Her: Superwomen Making A Difference Awards”. She was presented with the Gentle Treatment Woman of Style award.
Superstar Janelle Monáe looked stunning in a red and black embroidered cape and matching slacks as she arrived at Cipriani Wall Street for the 2015 Gordon Parks Foundation Awards Dinner and Auction in NYC. Janelle posted a B&W image of the late Ebony magazine photog on her Instagram page, along with the caption: “So excited to be invited back this year to celebrate the life and work of Mr. Parks at the Gordon Parks Foundation Awards Dinner! Looking forward to your performance, @pharrell! #gordonparksfoundation”
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ESPN’s Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly (ESPY) Awards aired last night. And, as usual, ESPN chose to focus on the effeminate aspects of men in sports. ESPY Host Drake, left, and NBA players Paul George and Lance Stephenson are seen bonding onstage during The 2014 ESPYS at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Wednesday, July 16, in Los Angeles, California.
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Former Disney child star Zendaya Coleman, 17, showed her haters what part of her anatomy to kiss during last night’s BET Awards. Earlier in the day, Lifetime Network announced that Zendaya would not play the role of Aaliyah in the upcoming biopic on the singer’s life. Zendaya quit after Aaliyah’s family and fans protested the fact that a biracial/mixed race actress was playing a black woman. Zendaya may not be playing Aaliyah, but a lot more people know who she is now. The TV movie has been put on hold until another actress can be found to fill the coveted role.
The weekend leading up to last night’s BET Awards was marred by violence. 1 man is dead and 5 others were injured in separate incidents in Los Angeles. But the show must go on — and on, and on… Most people (this writer included) didn’t stay up for the almost 4 hourlong awards show. So we missed the part when rapper Nicki Minaj accepted her trophy for best female hip hop artist — and dissed pseudo-rapper Iggy Azalea at the same time.
Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o was all smiles as she waded through a sea of paparazzi at Los Angeles Airport (LAX) today. Nyong’o, 31, won the Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for her role in 12 Years a Slave on Sunday. Lupita was upstaged by her lesser famous sibling Peter Nyong’o, who attends Stetson University in DeLand, Florida. Peter photo bombed a star-studded Selfie that was tweeted by Ellen Degeneres, who hosted the Oscars.
12 years a Slave screenwriter John Ridley, right, exclusively tells Page Six that omitting the name of director Steve McQueen during his acceptance speech wasn’t intentional.
Best Supporting actress Lupita Nyong’o posed with her coveted Oscar trophy in the Press Room at the 86th Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, Mar. 2. According to Red Carpet Fashion blog, Lupita wore a baby blue Prada silk pleated gown.
The skirt was enriched with delicate crystal beading on the edges of the pleats to add a sparkle as she posed for the camera. She completed her look with Fred Leighton jewels, which included an ear cuff, satin Prada platform sandals, and a matching Prada raso clutch with baguette crystal detail, framed in gold… Source
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