Star Sightings: Ciara Stuns in NYC, Pharrell Williams Kicks Off Something in the Water Festival & More!
By Latifah Muhammad
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Level up! Ciara showed off her toned legs alongside singer-songwriter Sevyn Streeter as the two posed for a stunning photo backstage at the Essence Beauty Carnival in New York City on April 28.
Real Housewives of Atlantastar Eva Marcille and Urban Hydration founder Psyche Terry were spotted at the World Natural Hair Show in Atlanta, Georgia, on April 27.
Waterworks! Pharell Williams gathered some of music’s biggest names for the inaugural Something in the Water festival in Virginia Beach, Virginia, last weekend. The fun-filled festival included performances from Williams, whose headlining set featured an all-star lineup of friends including JAY-Z, Snoop Dogg, Missy Elliott, Gwen Stefani, Diddy, Usher, Busta Rhymes, Tyler, the Creator, Timbaland, and N.E.R.D.
The star-studded lineup also included performances from Janelle Monae, J Balvin, Lil Uzi Vert, Travis Scott, SZA, J Balvin, Chris Brown, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Pusha T, DRAM and Jhene Aiko, Teddy Riley and Charlie Wilson.
Brenda Song and Raven-Symoné were spotted at the Disney Channel Fan Fest at Disney’s California Adventure park on April 27.
Hovi baby! JAY-Z officially reopened New York City’s iconic Webster Hall last Friday, following the completion of a comprehensive renovation to modernize the historic concert hall. The B-Sides 2 show was the rap mogul’s first time playing the venue located in Manhattan’s East Village.
In late April, Gordon Ramsay went for a ride high above the Las Vegas Strip with Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters before heading to Exotics Racing, where he recorded a 54.90 lap time in a crimson red Ferrari 488 GTB.
Real Housewives of New Jersey's Teresa Giudice attended the MASK New York City Launch presented by NYC’s Hemp Garden on April 25.
On April 28, Music icon Deborah Cox celebrated the 30th anniversary of Jeffrey Sanker's White Party Palm Springs with a thrilling performance at the outdoor Circus T-Dance. The weekend-long White Party celebrates the LGBTQ+ community and attracts thousands of visitors to the desert each year.
Samantha Bee sipped on a SVEDKA "Wolf Spritzer" cocktail at Full Frontal With Samantha Bee's second annual Not the White House Correspondent’s Dinner on April 26, which was sponsored by the vodka brand.
Viola Davis posed for a photo at the premiere of Merck’s type 2 diabetes documentary, A Touch of Sugar, during the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival in New York City on April 25.
On the green! Justin Timberlake was spotted chatting with wife Jessica Biel at the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale, Missouri.
Eddie Alfano, Emily Chang, Brian Thomas Smith and Maya Stojan arrive at the 2019 Newport Beach Film Festival Debut of Sam Friedlander's Babysplitters at Triangle Square Theater on April 27 in Costa Mesa, California.
Sweet treats! Whitney Port was spotted putting together an Easter basket filled with SweeTarts Sour Jelly Beans and Ropes for her son in Los Angeles, California.
On April 23, Sophia Bush caught up with friends and toasted to the 2019 honorees at the TIME 100 gala with specialty Jane Walker by Johnnie Walker cocktails.
Avengers assemble! On April 22, Robert Downey Jr. and the cast of Avengers: Endgame hit the purple carpet for the film’s world premiere in Hollywood, California, presented by Audi.
Elsewhere on April 22, Rachel Zoe kept comfy at home with her Bearaby's Tree Napper, a sustainable weighted blanket made entirely of trees.
DJ-influencer Hannah Bronfman celebrated her new release, Do What Feels Good: Recipes, Remedies and Routines to Treat Your Body Right, with a book signing at the Beverly Center in Los Angeles, California, on April 17.
Madison Beer was spotted in Los Angeles on April 18th sporting her new favorite AUGUST & JUNE Mini Bubble Ring.
WAGS star Amber Nichole Miller was spotted on the red carpet wearing a Speechless dress along side Tito Ortiz at the Hotel Sofitel in Los Angeles.
Adaleta Avdic ran into designer Jonathan Marc Stein on set of Good Morning LalaLand in Los Angeles, CA. Avdic recently attended Stein’s Autumn/ Winter 2019 Collaboration Runway Show.
Newlyweds! Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson jetted to the breathtaking island of St. Lucia for their honeymoon at Sandals Grande St. Lucian Resort. The Dancing With the Starschampions experienced a luxurious stay where they enjoyed romantic candlelight dinners, mud baths and tours of local waterfalls.
Ashley Tisdale kicked back with a can of Cupcake Rose at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival.
In early April, Melissa Joan Hart dined at Benjamin Steakhouse Prime in New York City with her sister, brother-in-law and niece. The family enjoyed baked clams, rack of lamb, porterhouse steak and flourless chocolate cake.
Stacy Keibler made a rare appearance with husband Jared Pobre at the Artists, Adventurers and Athletes experience presented by Caldera+Lab Non-Toxic Skincare for Men at Hotel Joaquin in Laguna Beach, California, on April 21. The two-day beach retreat was hosted by Auric Road founder Paul Makarechian, Pat Tenore, founder and president of skate label RVCA, pro-surfer and photographer Danny Fuller, and California-based artist Sage Vaughn.
Jordon Clarkson got a little bling on April 25 when he stopped by to see celebrity cosmetic "Diamond Dentist” Anjali Rajpal. The point guard chose the gold $ dollar sign to have bonded to his pearly whites.
Ray Romano was all smiles when he took the stage at KROQ's Kevin & Bean's April Foolishness on April 26.
Tyler Rich was among the performers at a poolside BBQ party hosted by The Boots on Stage Hotel on April 28. Upon arrival, guests received exclusive Wrangler denim shirts and enjoyed specialty cocktails from Deep Eddy Vodka, beer from Michelob Ultra and fresh juices from Snap Kitchen.
Derek Hough enjoyed lunch al fresco at the Café at Bobby Hotel in downtown Nashville on May 1. In town for a show at the Grand Ole Opry, the World of Dance judge enjoyed the Roasted Chicken Provencal by chef Jeff Axline.
Actor Josh Cooke and wife Eleisha Eagle snacked on My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream while attending a reception at the Tribeca Film Festival for his new film, Framing John DeLorean, on April 30.
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