Halsey (L), Taraji P Henson at 2018 Amfar Gala

Stars such as singer Halsey (Left) and actress Taraji P. Henson walked the red carpet in their designer finest at the annual amfAR gala in New York City on Wednesday.

amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, raises donations for AIDS research in America and around the world. The big news at this year's amfAR Gala was shoe designer Kenneth Cole resigned as director of the charity in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

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Janet Jackson attended a fundraising event for amfAR AIDS Research in Milan, Italy yesterday as part of the Milan Fashion Week. Isn't she glowing in her shimmering cobalt blue Versace dress designed by great and good friend Donatella versace?

The gala charity event for amfAR hosted by Janet raised more than a million dollars for AIDS research.

Other celebs in attendance were Rachel Bilson, Dita Von Teese, models Alek Wek and Chanel Iman, disgraced rapper Kaney west and his beard Amber Rose, and designer Giuseppe Zanotti.


Janet Jackson and african model Alex wek



Supermodel Chanel Iman



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