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Trend Report: Try the Sexy Suit for the Perfect New Years Eve Party Look

Trend Report: Try the Sexy Suit for the Perfect New Years Eve Party Look
Stars like Kim Kardashian West, Gabrielle Union and Jane Fonda have all rocked this trend

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Gabrielle Union Is a Boss and Her Gift Guide Proves It

Gabrielle Union Is a Boss and Her Gift Guide Proves It
This was a big year for Gabrielle Union, and now it's time to celebrate in true holiday fashion. For the actress, living her best 2017 life included starring in Bet's Being Mary Jane, writing a best-selling novel, helping women care for their hair, supporting her NBA star player (a.k.a. her husband Dwanye Wade) and designing a capsule collection with NY & Co.—she has it going on. With the holiday spirit in mind, the star revealed to E! News what she's giving this season, based on the people and opportunities that have made an impact on her this year. Check out the star's top picks below! Don't Stop Shopping: More Celebrity 2017...
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Gabrielle Union critiques the #MeToo movement: “I think the floodgates have opened for white women”

Gabrielle Union has a long history of speaking out against sexual predators. The Being Mary Jane star has been forthcoming about her own sexual assault in interviews and her new memoir, We’re Going To Need More Wine. Union’s had to be because, as she recently pointed out to the New York Times, media coverage of sexual…

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Editor's Picks: Best Hair Products for Curly Hair

When it comes to reaching Rihanna-level curls, products are everything. Any celeb pro or beauty blogger will tell you that finding the right products for your unique curl pattern is half the battle.  In comparison to the few popular African-American hair products in the early '90s (think: Pink Lotion, Just for Me, Blue Magic and African Heritage oil), thankfully, today's beauty industry is a lot more inclusive. Curly hair has become a legit subdivision of the hair market with companies like DevaCurl, Shea Moisture and Gabrielle Union's Flawless using science to create beauty products specifically for curly hair. These brands, as well as the larger beauty manufacturers, are also much more natural than...
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Slamdance 2018 Announces Shorts and Emerging Filmmaker-Led Beyond Section Lineups, and More

Slamdance 2018 Announces Shorts and Emerging Filmmaker-Led Beyond Section Lineups, and More
Our bi-weekly Film Festival Roundup column explores notable stories and news updates from the circuit.

– Slamdance has announced the Beyond and Shorts programs for their 24th edition. The 2018 Slamdance Film Festival will run January 19 – 25 in Park City, Utah. This year, several Slamdance Alumni return with highly anticipated presentations in the Beyond lineup. All films program are made by emerging filmmakers working just beyond their first features.

“The films in the Beyond Program exhibit singular directorial vision while sharing a common commitment to challenge audiences to step outside their comfort zones,” said Beyond programmer, Josh Mandel in an official statement. “These bold and adventurous filmmakers represent the most current voices in American independent film, and will continue to push boundaries in the years ahead.”

This year’s short film lineup showcases productions from 26 countries, including: Canada, Iran, USA, and beyond. Shorts in the Narrative, Documentary, Animation, Anarchy, and Experimental sections are
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Gabrielle Union Says with #MeToo Movement, 'The Floodgates Have Opened for White Women'

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Gabrielle Union Says with #MeToo Movement, 'The Floodgates Have Opened for White Women'
As allegations of sexual harassment and assault continue to pour through Hollywood, Gabrielle Union is speaking out about the hot-button topic — and how women of color fit into the discussion.

In a new interview with The New York Times, the Being Mary Jane star opened up about the growing #MeToo movement, which went viral this fall in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

According to the Times reporter, Union, 45, asserted strongly that women of color haven’t been heard as enthusiastically.

“I think the floodgates have opened for white women,” she said. “I don’t think it’s a
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Mom Body Shamed By a Stranger at the Supermarket: ‘How Are People So Rude?’

Mom Body Shamed By a Stranger at the Supermarket: ‘How Are People So Rude?’
An Ohio mom was shocked after a stranger body shamed her on a recent trip to the supermarket.

Charli Stevens was shopping with her 5-month-old son when she noticed a woman staring.

“I honestly thought she was going to tell me ‘Go Buckeyes’ as I was wearing an Ohio State top and they were playing later that night — and we were in Columbus, Ohio. I never thought for a second she would say anything about my appearance besides that,” Stevens, 27, tells People.

Instead, the woman told Stevens, “I think your clothes are a little too small on you.” Stevens was taken aback and responded with,
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Gabrielle Union Says ‘The Floodgates Have Opened for White Women’ When It Comes to Sexual Assault

Gabrielle Union Says ‘The Floodgates Have Opened for White Women’ When It Comes to Sexual Assault
Gabrielle Union is making headlines for a new interview in The New York Times in which talks about the bias that exists when it comes to believing women who share stories of sexual assault and harassment. Union, who has spoken openly about her own history with sexual assault in the past, doesn’t think it’s a coincidence that the #MeToo anti-harassment movement exploded this fall after several high profile white actresses came forward to accuse powerful men such as Harvey Weinstein.

Read More:#MeToo Anti-Harassment Movement Named Time’s Person of the Year, Including Rose McGowan and More

“I think the floodgates have opened for white women,” Union told The Times. “I don’t think it’s a coincidence whose pain has been taken seriously. Whose pain we have showed historically and continued to show. Whose pain is tolerable and whose pain is intolerable. And whose pain needs to be addressed now.
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Gabrielle Union Says ‘The Floodgates Have Opened for White Women’ When It Comes to Sexual Assault

Gabrielle Union Says ‘The Floodgates Have Opened for White Women’ When It Comes to Sexual Assault
Gabrielle Union is making headlines for a new interview in The New York Times in which talks about the bias that exists when it comes to believing women who share stories of sexual assault and harassment. Union, who has spoken openly about her own history with sexual assault in the past, doesn’t think it’s a coincidence that the #MeToo anti-harassment movement exploded this fall after several high profile white actresses came forward to accuse powerful men such as Harvey Weinstein.

“I think the floodgates have opened for white women,” Union told The Times. “I don’t think it’s a coincidence whose pain has been taken seriously. Whose pain we have showed historically and continued to show. Whose pain is tolerable and whose pain is intolerable. And whose pain needs to be addressed now.
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Best Dressed Celebs of 2017: Zendaya, Harry Styles & More Stars Who Slayed the Fashion Game This Year

2017 has come and gone, and with it, a slew of celebrities who have turned heads and dropped jaws with their incredible red carpet ensembles and stylish street style.

The year included some top-notch fashion newcomers and stand-out stars, icons who dressed to impress, and couples who stepped out looking like they just walked off a runway.

Et is rounding up the most stylish celebrities of 2017. Scroll down to see who made the list.

Queen of 2017: Zendaya

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The 21-year-old starlet made headlines and ruled the red carpets with her show-stopping style. Never afraid to take risks and experiment with her look, Zendaya is a chameleon who excites fashion lovers with her unique and unexpected options. From her gold and coral Dolce & Gabbana gown and full hair at the 2017 Met Gala, to her fro and ruffled Schiaparelli dress at the InStyle Awards, to her blond pixie cut wig and sexy Vivetta dress at the Fashion Awards 2017, the
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Netflix Buys ‘Jingle Jangle’ Pitch From David Talbert

Netflix Buys ‘Jingle Jangle’ Pitch From David Talbert
Netflix has landed the pitch “Jingle Jangle” from “Almost Christmas” director David Talbert, which the streaming service will launch as a family holiday musical feature.

The pitch follows an embattled toymaker, his precocious granddaughter, and a magical invention, that if they can get it to work in time for the holidays, could change their lives forever.

Talbert is set to write, direct, and produce with Lyn Sisson-Talbert and Brillstein Entertainment Partners also producing.

Almost Christmas” made $42.5 million at the holiday box office last year. The director’s most recent pic, “El Camino Christmas,” written and produced by Ted Melfi and starring Luke Grimes, Tim Allen, Vincent D’Onofrio, Dax Shepard, and Jessica Alba, hits Netflix on Dec. 8.

Talbert is currently in development on an original half-hour comedy for ABC, produced by LeBron James and Gabrielle Union. He is repped by UTA and managed by David McIlvain at Brillstein Entertainment.

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Santa Barbara Film Festival To Open With Emilio Estevez’s ‘The Public’

Santa Barbara Film Festival To Open With Emilio Estevez’s ‘The Public’
The world premiere of Emilio Estevez’s the public has been selected to open the Santa Barbara Film Festival, which kicks off January 31. Estevez wrote, directed and stars with Alec Baldwin, Jena Malone, Christian Slater, Taylor Schilling, Che “Rhymefest” Smith, Gabrielle Union, Jacob Vargas, Michael K. Williams and Jeffrey Wright. The film follows a group of homeless library patrons, who, after learning that emergency shelters are at capacity during a brutal Midwestern…
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Emilio Estevez’s ‘The Public’ to Open Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Emilio Estevez’s ‘The Public’ to Open Santa Barbara International Film Festival
Emilio Estevez’s “The Public” will open the 33rd annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Wednesday, Jan. 31 at the Arlington Theatre. Directed, written by, and starring Estevez, the film — which will make its worldwide premiere at Sbiff — also stars Taylor Schilling, Alec Baldwin, Jena Malone, and Jeffrey Wright.

Gabrielle Union, Christian Slater, Che “Rhymefest” Smith, Jacob Vargas, and Michael K. Williams are also featured in the film. “The Public” is set in the Midwest during a brutal cold front, which prompts a group of homeless library patrons who refuse to leave Cincinnati’s downtown public library at closing time when they learn that emergency shelters have reached capacity. As a nonviolent act of civil disobedience escalates into a stand-off with law enforcement officials, issues such as homelessness, mental illness, and drug addiction are explored.

“I’ve long admired Emilio Estevez as an artist, actor, and director. With ‘The Public,’ I feel he
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Gabrielle Union & More Stars Support Terry Crews After He Accuses Agent of Sexual Assault

Gabrielle Union & More Stars Support Terry Crews After He Accuses Agent of Sexual Assault
In October, amid mounting allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein, Terry Crews claimed that in 2016, a “high level Hollywood executive” had “groped my privates” at a party. Crews eventually named his alleged assailant as Adam Venit.

While many of the actor’s colleagues have chosen to remain silent about his allegation — a choice Crews has said he “understands” — some stars have publicly supported the Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor.

Terry Crews is a stand-up guy. Literally one of the nicest people in our industry. He is honest, kind & true professional. I believe him & stand by him. #MeToo,” Gabrielle Union tweeted.

Director Paul Feig
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Gabrielle Union Comes To The Defence Of Two Body-Shamed News Anchors

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Leave it to the inspirational Gabrielle Union to put social media’s body-shamers in their place. The actress, who recently launched her own line of clothing in collaboration with New York and Company, took to Instagram recently to share shameful stories of two female anchors who had been criticized for their on-air appearances. In one Woman […]
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Gabrielle Union Sends Pregnant News Anchor Clothes From Her New York & Co. Collection After She Was Body Shamed

Gabrielle Union Sends Pregnant News Anchor Clothes From Her New York & Co. Collection After She Was Body Shamed
Gabrielle Union is showing her support in style!

The actress, 45, age a pregnant Georgia news anchor Laura Warren some pieces from her New York & Co. clothing collection after the Wrdw broadcaster was body shamed by viewers during her recent pregnancy.

“Laura Warren is another hardworking news anchor that I found who was subjected to body shaming… and in this case, pregnant body shaming!” Union captioned her Woman Crush Wednesday dedication on social media. “I’m going to send you some outfits from my @nyandcompany collection so you can flaunt what your mama gave ya!”

Warren, who gave birth to son John Michael earlier this month,
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Exclusive Photo: Gabrielle Union for ‘We’re Going to Need More Wine’

Chicago – Actor Gabrielle Union is pulling no punches in her first book, “We’re Going to Need More Wine.” The memoir includes Union’s account of rape when she was a teenager. And at her book event sponsored by Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville (Ill.), she spoke of her experiences with sexual harassment in her career.

Gabrielle Union for Her New Book, ‘We’re Going to Need More Wine’

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Gabrielle Union was born in Omaha, Nebraska, and after her family moved to California, she attended both the University of Nebraska and UCLA. After modeling her Senior Year in college, she got roles in the teen movies “She’s All That”, “10 Things I Hate About You” (both 1999) and “Bring it On” (2000). She had her first lead role in “Deliver Us from Eva” (2003), and got good reviews for the offbeat independent film,
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Kim Kardashian’s Makeup Artist Mario Dedivanovic Offers $10,000 Reward After His Kit Was ‘Stolen’

Kim Kardashian’s Makeup Artist Mario Dedivanovic Offers $10,000 Reward After His Kit Was ‘Stolen’
Kim Kardashian West‘s makeup artist has lost an essential piece to his celebrity glam job.

Mario Dedivanovic, who frequently dolls up Kardashian West as well as her sister’s Kourtney and Khloé, posted on Thursday on Instagram a video and photos of his makeup kit, which he says was stolen on Wednesday at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Dedivanovic pled with his followers on Instagram and Twitter to help him find his kit, writing, “I flew home to NYC yesterday on JetBlue and my makeup kit was stolen from JFK airport. This has never happened to me before and
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These Celebrities Are Just as Excited as We Are About Another Royal Wedding

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These Celebrities Are Just as Excited as We Are About Another Royal Wedding
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced their engagement on Monday morning, and it wasn't long before the general public and a selection of their famous friends chimed in with their congratulations. If these star-studded responses are anything to go by, this is going to be one A-list wedding! Read on for the best celebrity reactions so far. RelatedPrince William and Kate Middleton Have the Sweetest Reaction to Harry's Engagement On the news of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle's engagement, The Prince of Wales, speaking for himself and The Duchess of Cornwall, said: "We're thrilled. We're both thrilled. We hope they'll be very happy indeed." - Clarence House (@ClarenceHouse) November 27, 2017 The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge said of the engagement: 'We are very excited for Harry and Meghan. It has been wonderful getting toknow Meghan and to see how happy she and Harry are together.' - Kensington Palace
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How Jena Malone Really Feels About Getting Cut from Batman v Superman

How Jena Malone Really Feels About Getting Cut from Batman v Superman
When director Zack Snyder was in production on Batman v Superman, many were surprised to see photos of the director's Sucker Punch star Jena Malone on the set, since she wasn't announced as part of the main cast. Rumors quickly circulated that she was playing Robin, a.k.a. Carrie Kelley. But it was revealed in Zack Snyder's director's cut that her character was Jenet Klyburn, a S.T.A.R. Labs forensic scientist who helps Lois Lane (Amy Adams) uncover the secrets from that mysterious bullet fired in the desert. When asked if it was "weird" to learn that her entire part had been cut from the movie, Jena Malone had this to say.

"No, it wasn't. I had some scenes. It wasn't-for me, the beauty of working with friends is that someone can call you up and be like, 'I'd love for you to come and do this part for two days.
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