By Sandra Rose  | 

Gabrielle Union, left, and Janelle Monáe are ready for the 2018 MET Gala Ball tonight. The stylish ladies were spotted out and about in New York City on Monday.

Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle Union showed some leg in a white lace dress after an appearance on NBC's Today Show in New York City, while promoting her new film, Breaking In.

Photos by BACKGRID


Janelle Monáe was spotted leaving her NYC hotel, wearing all black and no makeup on Monday. The 32-year-old singer/actress is the latest superstar to join the natural women movement. The movement was launched on by women seeking to reclaim their femininity after they were mistaken for men wearing excessive makeup.

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  • WutizstillHERE!

    Janelle has well maintained skin

  • Zeta Phi Beta 1920

    I SCREAMED internally. at work.........
    "after they were mistaken for men wearing excessive makeup."

  • Vegas1989

    Let me get my train ticket. Because Janelle is looking like a rough Amtrak ticket puncher....LOL....Mrs. ma'am go back to the room and put something else on my dear.

  • Zeta Phi Beta 1920

    Gabby has the most adorable face.

  • tintin

    Monae neck looks 50 years old

  • ZRoJoTheLezBeyond

    She doesn't seem to age. She's stunning.

  • ZRoJoTheLezBeyond

    I was just about to say something about the meat rolls on her throat! Doesn't that usually mean a possible thyroid issue?

  • Kanyade

    Her hairstyle is really cute here, too.

  • Logan Roberts

    I rolled my eyes ?

  • BadAss Will

    Janelle Odd.... Not the good kind either

  • Logan Roberts

    Gabby looks so young & refreshed in the face. Janelle not so much.

  • Blue

    Is it me or has Janelle's look went down since she came out as pansexual? Don't beat me up. Just asking

  • Ain’t Misbehavin

    Even though she looks great, we are not about to pretend Janelle is 32. Gabby looks amazing, she is giving me Kelly Roland steez and I'm here for it.

  • Ozad

    trust and believe Janelle not happy about being caught and photographed makeup free

  • Kemi

    Gabby is such a timeless beauty! She’s blessed with good genes and money. Janelle is pretty but showing her real age in this pic. Or it’s just a bad pic.

  • hi-liter

    Gabby is wearing makeup, Janelle isn’t.

  • Ang

    Gabby is beautiful and has a youthful glow, however, I'm convinced she's desperate for attention these days. She's been in Hollywood since the early 90s now all of a sudden she's been wearing these hot mess outfits she knows are going to get press. Either that or she's lost all her fashion sense as she's gotten older. She needs a new makeup artist also.

  • Ang

    How old is Janelle really?

  • Shira Harding-James

    What in the Holy Christmas is going on up top?!

  • Dollface

    Janelle is a beautiful butterfly. Her skin is FLAWLESS as it runs in her family, everybody skin is FLAWLESS. Mos Def just a bad pic, she's been partying like the rock star while promoting her new her album.

  • Kemi

    She claims 32? Her neck is showing different.

  • Ang

    Lol. Maybe she was heavier at one point.

  • Smith Jane

    She’s had a career for the last 10 years and has been petite. How far back you trying to go? Prepubescent?!

  • Smith Jane

    What? Lol Janelle is stunning and looks damn good for any age #stopit

  • Smith Jane

    She’s only gotten more beautiful in my opinion. Especially since she’s decided to expand her color choices and clothing

  • Smith Jane


  • Ang

    It's not that serious. I know skinny women who have more stretch marks than 200 pound women because they were big as teenagers. You never know but it doesn't matter. The better question is why you guys are dissecting the woman's body. Most people aren't flawless. She's a pretty woman with gorgeous skin. That's all that matters.

  • mzwhang90210


  • mzwhang90210

    Wuttty Butty!!!!

  • FukkFolks2018

    Whang! It's me. Dub

  • mzwhang90210


  • FukkFolks2018

    Ladybug! Where you been? How are you and hubby and fam?

  • Lady Chatterley’s Lover

    ...but the worst fashion sense.

  • mzwhang90210

    I'm good bew how are you????? Long time no see!!

  • What???

    Janelle should just grow her goatee out. It'll make her look more feminine.

  • FukkFolks2018

    I'm doing babe! Dub23 turned 23 today. So the start of our annual birthday shuffle with me on Wed, and then mom on Sat.

  • Elevated Soul

    Make-Up does wonders.....Glad I don't need it.

  • Blue


  • Blue

    I sorry. I love her. Just asking for opinions.

  • Anunnaki

    I dont either

  • Sid

    I do. I’m glad my baby really love my butt because when the makeup off baby I’m giving Celie from The Color Purple some competition. When I’m bare faced it seems like he is busting me down the most???

  • Kayke

    Lmao! You're silly.

  • Kayke

    I like the "Pin-up girl" style hair on Gabby....fits her.

  • BlackFeeMale

    Thats hella sweet and cute. he luv uuuuuu

  • Evillene

    "The movement was launched on by women seeking to reclaim their femininity after they were mistaken for men wearing excessive makeup."

    LOL. That's kinda funny. I give it 7/10.

  • YouWontSayItButIWill

    Those face fillers are definitely working for Gabrielle.

  • Jethro

    OWW!!! The Gabster is lookin' all types of right. Sanaa needs to get back to normal so I can make a sammich.

  • HoneyyGoodMoneyy_

    Janelle's skin is poppin ! .. i pay Gabrielle dust .. carry on.

  • Trace da Ace

    hmmm....Gabby looks very "light" in the face.....what up with that....and I love Janelle....can't say nothing bad about her....

  • Quitedeliteful

    Yep... She looks plump and youthful...

  • Ain’t Misbehavin

    For clarity, Janelle does look great! My request is for Auntie to state the facts. #getoffmyteam

  • Shawty

    Gabby has make up on

  • davine puddin

    Janelle looking like her Lennys days. Or is she about to sing "i am your angel" by Yoko Lennon

  • kekeb

    No. She just has a Rosa Parks age neck (RIP). She still FINE tho

  • kekeb

    She said she drinks a gallon of water a day!!!! It shows

  • kekeb

    That's what I said!!!! Well I said Rosa Parks age, but it's more like Karli Redd age?????

  • kekeb

    Meat rolls?? u stupid!! And Nah I think its just a cosmetic issue (like frown lines). But I'm no physician so idk

  • YouWontSayItButIWill

    Right. Maybe we should get us some.