"We’d go to bookstores and libraries all the time and I was like, 'Why aren’t there any pictures of kids that look like my kids?'" So fretted actress Garcelle Beauvais, mother to biracial sons. She was so frustrated by the situation, she went ahead and wrote a children's book herself.
Yesterday at Essence magazine's sixth annual Black Women in Hollywood awards luncheon, tears flowed as honorees took the stage.
How do stars know which events are compulsory? Like, how do they hear about an "Evening of Cocktails and Shopping to Benefit the Children's Defense Fund" and know everyone will be there, looking fabulous? Maybe there's some secret cabal of mind-melding managers...
The Heart Truth fashion show — at which celebs don red dresses for women's heart health — is always fun to watch, sort of like a mega-wedding where every bridesmaid gets to choose her own dress. And this was the best one yet.
Heidi Klum's star-studded Halloween Party is always a scene of costume carnage. So to soften the blow, let's also delve into the Halloween apparel of those starts celebrating with their kids first. Afterwards? Avert your boobs.
[Los Angeles, October 30: The actress with her totally fucking adorable kids, Jax and Jaid. Also, wouldn't it be cool if all red carpets required Halloween attire? Way more fun. Image via Bauer-Griffin.]
Dita, Courtney, Sharon, Kylie and amfAR's Inspiration Gala Los Angeles to benefit the Foundation's AIDS research programs was ostensibly honoring "men of style." None of which explains the appalling duds on display.
J.Lo, Joan Collins and Lucci, oh my! Not to mention Gladys Knight, Halle and Paris. Unless you have a very high tolerance for glitz, glam and cleavage, avert your eyes from the 32nd Anniversary Carousel Of Hope Gala!
The fun didn't stop on the red carpet! And by "fun" I mean stars in grotesque outfits. At the Weinstein Co. and Warner Bros./InStyle GG parties, the sartorial awfulness didn't stop until the break of dawn.
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans premiered at L.A.'s ArcLight Cinemas last night, representing the first and last time any woman will voluntarily see the flick. Clothes —and shoes! — were appropriately awful.
As mentioned yesterday, is quite so exciting as a movie that smells like a flop from miles away. But the best thing about a bad movie is how really random celebs show up for its premiere. Take last night's screening of 10,000 B.C. Although Maria Sharapova, left, looked pretty (as did Camilla Belle, although I am…
Last night in Beverly Hills, Essence hosted a red-carpet event honoring Black Women in Hollywood. Katie Holmes (not black) came! Star Jones (not Hollywood) was also on hand! Katie, of course, looked gorgeous, as did so many of the other women in attendance, including Jada Pinkett Smith, Tatyana Ali (who embraced the…