Rewind: Watch Amber Riley And Derek Hough Show Off Their Fancy Footwork On ‘DWTS’

amber riley Rewind: Watch Amber Riley And Derek Hough Show Off Their Fancy Footwork On DWTSActress Amber Riley is looking to edge out her ‘Dancing With The Stars’ rivals weekly in hopes of being the last contestant standing with the Mirror Ball Trophy on the show’s finale.

The ‘Glee’ star, photographed arriving at rehearsal yesterday, said about the competition: ”I don’t want anybody to be like she can move for her size. I want them to be like she can dance.” Watch her work the dance floor with partner Derek Hough for Latin Night inside.

Amber Riley Hits The Red Carpet

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Lisa Kudrow To Join ‘Scandal’ For Season 3, Evan Ross Cast In ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’

hollywood1  Lisa Kudrow To Join Scandal For Season 3, Evan Ross Cast In Hunger Games: MockingjayLisa Kudrow has been tapped for a recurring role as a politician on Shonda Rhimes’ hot political drama ‘Scandal’, Deadline.com reports. The 50-year-old ‘Friends’ alum will join Kerry Washington and company as a politician on the upcoming third season. I am clutching my pearls at the prospect of Ms. Smelly Cat appearing as a rival of Olivia Pope.

Evan Ross, better known as simply LaMichael here in Crunkland, has scored a role in the ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 and Part 2′. Get money bitch!

The 25-year-old will lend his Norwegian swag (patent pending, hoe) to the role of Messalla, according to the official Twitter account for Lionsgate. The fantasy adventure character is taken directly from Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Game novels, in which n which he is a camera crew member who helps capture footage of Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) leading a rebellion against the powerful Capitol.

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Red Carpet Recap: Essence Black Women In Music Event [PHOTOS]

red carpet Red Carpet Recap: Essence Black Women In Music Event [PHOTOS]

Essence saluted Solange Knowles and Lianne La Havas at its 4th Annual Essence Black Women In Music Event. The Lincoln sponsored invitation-only affair was hosted by Essence magazine editor-at-large Emil Wilbekin and last year’s honoree Kelly Rowland.

“Lianne and Solange are the perfect examples of what’s current in music and having Lincoln sponsor an event celebrating these two young progressive African-American women is an honor,” says Lincoln manager of Multicultural Marketing Shawn Thompson.

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“African-American women play an important role in the luxury landscape, and events like these allow us the opportunity to appeal to them while celebrating their creativity and diversity.”

Did you favorite star bring their fashion A-game? Click through to see who dazzled and whose looks fell flat on the purple carpet.

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Party People: Amber Riley Celebrates Her Birthday Vegas Style

amber riley Party People: Amber Riley Celebrates Her Birthday Vegas Style

‘Glee’ star Amber Riley was all smiles as she got her photo op on inside Tabu Ultra Lounge at MGM Grand on Saturday (February 18) in Las Vegas. Digging her little black dress? Additional flicks from the evening including Gabourey Sidibe’s braised ankles (served with au jus for dipping)  under the cut.

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