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Damson Idris (R) might as well change his name. The British actor still isn't famous enough to get into Hollywood parties.

Damson showed up at a HBO party following the Emmy Awards on Monday in Los Angeles. But he was turned away at the door because no one recognized him.

The "Snowfall" actor wrote on his Instagram Story, "Just showed up to a HBO party and was turned away for not being on the list lol."

This isn't the first time Damson has been embarrassed for not being as famous as his last name.

In December 2021, acting legend Denzel Washington told an interviewer he didn't know who Damson was.

When asked about Damson — whom he is often compared to — Washington said, "Who are you talking about. I don't know who that is."

The reporter was surprised by his statement. "You gotta know who he is," she insisted.

Washington should have known him. Damson auditioned to play Washington's son in the 2016 movie Fences (he didn't get the part).

Damson plays ruggedly handsome drug dealer Franklin Saint on Snowfall, which debuted on FX in 2017.

The series was so popular that it was renewed for a full season in 2018 after its initial 10-episode first season.

FX renewed the series for a fourth season in August 2019, which was originally scheduled to premiere in 2020, but filming was temporarily suspended due to the COVID pandemic.

In April 2022, FX renewed the series for a sixth and final season.

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Wendy Williams made a rare appearance at a MET Gala after party on Monday night. The 57-year-old former talk show host attended an after party at The Standard hotel with blogger Jason Lee.

Wendy, 57, wore a pleated rainbow-inspired colorblock dress, while Lee opted for a black lace pantsuit that clashed with her frock.

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Fans remarked how great Wendy looked and her makeup wasn't overdone for the occasion.

Wendy promised to return to her daytime TV talk show, even though the show was canceled and her spot taken by Sherri Shepherd.

"I'm going to be back on the Wendy show," she said in March. "Bigger and brighter than ever."

However, the show's producers announced in February that Sherri, who frequently stepped in to host during Wendy's extended absences, was getting her own talk show, Sherri.

Wendy is still battling Wells Fargo Bank for control of a locked account containing $3 million.

Check out more photos below of celebrities out and about.

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Singer Alicia Keys arrives at a MET Gala afterparty in New York. The singer looked stunning carrying a clutch with a NYC skyline design that matched her gown.


Megan Thee Stallion turned heads as she arrived at the Casa Cipriani Met Gala Afterparty in New York City.


Lala Anthony wore lingerie as she arrived at the Ritz Hotel after the Met Gala to visit her BFF Kim Kardashian.

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Rapper Cardi B showed off 2 different looks at Met Gala after parties in New York City, without her husband Offset.

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Saweetie made a spectacular entrance at Jay Z's Oscar Awards after-party at the famed Chateau Marmont on Sunday night.

The 28-year-old rapper showed up at the star-studded after-party wearing a black cut out frock that left nothing to the imagination.


Saweetie also showed up at Elton John's Oscars viewing party and the Vanity Fair after-party at the Wallis Anneberg Center, wearing a cut out, floor length number.


Photographers and male guests jockeyed for position to watch Saweetie stroll in.

Her final stop of the evening left tongues wagging and eyes watering. Saweetie had switched to a different knock out dress with plunging neckline to make sure she was seen at Jay Z's bash.


According to DailyMail.com, Saweetie struggled to hold the thin fabric of her frock together to avoid giving Jay Z's guests an eyeful of her ample assets.

Female guests whispered that Saweetie was lucky Beyonce wasn't there with her husband.


Saweetie flung a jacket around her shoulders in an attempt to cover up some skin and maintain her respectability. She was not nominated for any Oscar awards, but Twitter users say she should've been.

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Alicia Keys and husband Swizz Beatz attended the MTV VMA Awards on Sunday, Sept. 12. Afterwards, she celebrated Swizz's 43rd birthday with friends at Little Sister in NYC.

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Stars attending the intimate bash included Vanessa Bryant, left, La La Anthony, right, Mary J. Blige, rapper Fabulous and Emily B, rappers French Montana, Busta Rhymes, and more.

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On Monday night, Alicia was surprised by fans singing her hit song "Empire State of Mind" as she emerged from the Hotel Carlyle on her way to the 2021 Met Gala.

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After attending the Met Gala with Swizz, Alicia threw the best Met Gala after-party of the night.

Stars attending the super private event at Casa Cipriano include actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Zoe Kravitz and her boyfriend Channing Tatum, NBA legend Michael Jordan, Elon Musk, Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa Bryant and their daughter Natalia Bryant, and more.

See the photos from the party HERE.

According to WENN.com, Alicia treated her celebrity guests to a performance before joining them on the dance floor.

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Other Met Gala after parties includes one thrown by Rihanna, which was attended by Madonna's daughter, Lourdes Leon, who created a buzz by showing off her armpit hair on the Met Gala red carpet.


Beyonce Knowles-Carter and her husband, rapper Jay Z, attended a Grammys after party at Di Girogio Baldi restaurant after she made Grammy history as the winningest woman on Sunday night.

Beyonce almost triggered a cancel culture meltdown on social media when she arrived at the restaurant without a face covering.

California still has draconian Covid-19 restrictions such as face mask mandates in place -- and violation can result in a fine of $1,000.


When someone reminded Beyonce of the face mask laws, she covered her mouth and nose with her hand -- as her frantic assistant rushed to get her a mask.


The assistant helped Beyonce put on her face mask because Jay Z refused to let go of her hand. How adorable is that?

The 39-year-old fashion plate wore a custom silver metallic Burberry ensemble featuring nail head mesh embroidery, a crystal-embellished corset bodice and a matching head wrap with a sheer veil covering her face, according to PEOPLE.


Beyoncé paired the metallic outfit with platform heels and over 50 carats of Lorraine Schwartz diamonds.

Her husband, 51, dressed casually in a black hoodie, a black trench coat and sunglasses.

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