The NAACP Image Awards celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film, and the 49th annual event welcomed top talent in the industry. For a look at some of the memorable fashion moments, see below.
I’ve heard Jerry Seinfeld is a cantankerous curmudgeon from reliable sources, which shouldn’t surprise anyone whose watched his iconic self-titled show, given that it largely reflected his many social quirks. So when Ke$ha greeted Seinfeld with a hug on the red-carpet and he refused to comply, one can only laugh at the oh-so-Seinfeld moment. Watch the awkward exchange below, followed by Seinfeld’s hilarious explanation of the event. To be fair, it’s a little odd to approach someone during an interview for a hug, and it’s also odd to request a hug from a celebrity, whether your famous or not.
Though the entire fashion community reports on the Oscars, I personally prefer the Kid’s Choice Awards. It’s the perfect place for a creative color palette, with young, youthful looks that set a fashion-forward precedent. Plus, it provides an entertaining conundrum for the adults who attend, given the delicate balance between dressing inside your age range while also sustaining the fun factor.
Who needs a long, boring ceremony when you can just skip it and head to the coolest party in town? Take a look at some pictures from the Vanity Fair party. Rumor has it that it’s the most exclusive party in town.
The 2017 Oscars are in full force, which means the fashion extravaganza has begun. Though I’ve been mostly disappointed with the less-than-innovative designs, there are a few winners, and it’s surprisingly the most simplistic silhouettes. In fact, sometimes beauty is at it’s height when most toned-down, which means Viola Davis and Taraji P. Henson win the award. Get your fix of fashion photos below, and hover over the images to see each name.
A few months ago, I wrote a piece about a disturbing Billboard article which revealed Camila Cabello’s personal battle with anxiety. She detailed “awful mental health situations” and said of stardom:
“They sell you this present of rainbows and butterflies, and as a 16-year-old that’s what I bought. It’s why I did X Factor and why I ended up in a group. But then you’re working so hard, so young. [Meanwhile] my friends are in college, telling me about their days and what they’re studying. You’re having to put on a smile on a red carpet. It’s like, ‘Who am I? Am I for myself or for this?’ “
Though many might think it’s daunting to dismiss such a glamorous life, after reading that article, I completely support her decision to move on and quit the group that launched her career. Plus, Zayn Malik set the stage for releasing a high-quality solo album that drastically differs from his work in One Direction. He also suffers from anxiety, and I can only imagine that the grueling demands of his pop-group contributed to his crippling panic attacks. But judging from Fifth Harmony’s response to Cabello’s decision to quit, they are less than happy to hear the news, saying, “After four and a half years of being together, we have been informed via her representatives that Camila has decided to leave Fifth Harmony. We wish her well.” Their latent aggression is dismissive at best.
Let this be a lesson to anyone in pursuit of fame. It’s not all “rainbows and butterflies.” It’s hard work, and you’re only young once. Is it worth it? Cabello doesn’t think so, and neither do I. Good luck, Fifth Harmony, and here’s hoping you are actually enjoying the ride. As for your statement, I’d say “grow up,” but I imagine you are already doing that . . . too fast.
“ALLIED” is the story of intelligence officer Max Vatan (Pitt), who in 1942 North Africa encounters French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour (Cotillard) on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Reunited in London, their relationship is threatened by the extreme pressures of the war. See images from the UK red carpet premiere below.
Andrew Garfield, Vince Vaughn, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer and Director Mel Gibson walked the red carpet at the US Premiere of HACKSAW RIDGE at The Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Los Angeles.
The film is the true story of Pfc. Desmond T. Doss (Andrew Garfield), who won the Congressional Medal of Honor despite refusing to bear arms during WWII on religious grounds. Though ostracized by fellow soldiers for his stance, he was later acknowledged for his bravery after he risked his life — without firing a shot — to save 75 men in the Battle of Okinawa. See pictures from the event below.