Comedy stars of today and yesteryear attended Netflix’s Def Comedy Jam 25 Special Event hosted by Russell Simmons at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA on Sunday. The star-studded guest list included Karrueche Tran, left, Nia Long, center, and Katt Williams.

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Gabrielle Union, La La Anthony in New York City

Gabrielle Union and her bestie, Manhattan socialite La La Anthony dined at Cipriani with La La’s husband, Carmelo Anthony, in New York City. The trio went to the restaurant after watching Carmelo and his NY Knicks defeat Gabby’s hubby Dwyane Wade and the Chicago Bulls 104-89 at Madison Square Garden on Thursday. ‘Melo, 32, and La La, 37, have a 9-year-old son, Kiyan Anthony.

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Actress Nia Long graces the cover of the April/May issue of UPTOWN magazine. Long is best known for her roles in urban/hood movies such as Boyz n the Hood, Love Jones, Friday and The Best Man.

At 45, the sexy actress says she’s done playing roles that limits her growth as an actress.

“I’m a woman over 40, so thank God I’m working,” she told UPTOWN. “I’m not trying to be an ingénue anymore. I wouldn’t want those opportunities because then that would just mean that I haven’t grown.”

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Actress Nia Long heard that Teyana Taylor was rocking her signature short pixie haircut. So the 45-year-old beauty decided to bring back the original trend-setting cut. Socialite Nicole Murphy was spotted out & about in Beverly Hills wearing a virginal white summer frock, which she accessorized with a Louis Vuitton bicolor tote. Willow Smith was seen arriving at LAX in Los Angeles on Thursday.

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Former BET 106 & Park host-turned-actor Terrence Jenkins, 33, took his ‘Perfect Match‘ co-star Nia Long, 45, to the world famous Magic City strip club this weekend.

The Perfect Match, directed by former LaFace records exec Bille Woodruff, is currently in production in Atlanta.

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Nia Long and son Massai Zhivago Dorsey II at a Hollywood market grocery shopping.

Actress Nia Long and her son Massai Zhivago Dorsey II, 14, were spotted grocery shopping at a market in Hollywood on Monday. Women can’t teach boys how to be men, but a woman can teach a boy how to shop for good deals and how to cook to feed himself until he takes a wife. Massai appeared in his first acting role alongside his mom in Tyler Perry‘s The Single Moms Club. Nia, 44, also has a 3-year-old son, Kez Sunday Udoka, with ex-boyfriend Ime Udoka.
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Pregnant Nia Long looking happy in a striped maxi dress

It looks like the Dopamine has faded for actress Nia Long and San Antonio Spurs Assistant Coach Ime Udoka. Loyal reader Nikke Brown writes: “Funny, they didn’t sound broken up in any of her press interviews for The Best Man Holiday…”

And in a previous interview, Nia made it clear she wasn’t interested in a man putting a ring on it.

“Marriage is not a priority for me. I’m not saying I’ll never do it; It’s just not where we are as a family,” the mother of two revealed in the August issue of Essence.

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Actress Nia Long can certainly relate to songbird Ciara Harris. As I told you previously, Ciara kept her pregnancy under wraps because she feared losing work. According to an insider, Ciara feared she would not be booked for concerts and appearances if her pregnancy was revealed.

“She’s not making the announcement yet because she’s still working,” said the insider. He added: “No one will book her for concerts or nightclub appearances if they know she’s pregnant.”

Long says that’s exactly what happened to her. The 43-year-old mother of two says the calls stopped coming when her last pregnancy was announced.

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LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian Pam Byse and Morris Chestnut

Hollywood couples LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian and Morris Chestnut and Pam Byse were among the well-dressed celebrities attending the Hollywood premiere of ‘The Best Man Holiday’ on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Written and directed by Malcolm D. Lee, Best Man Holiday reunites ‘The Best Man’ college buddies after 15 years over the Christmas holidays. The film stars Monica Calhoun, Morris Chestnut, Melissa De Sousa, Taye Diggs, Regina Hall, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long, Harold Perrineau, and Eddie Cibrian.
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