She may be the queen of Red table conference, but gold is definitely Jada Pinkett Smith’s color. Making her first public appearance after the Oscars following husband Will Smith’s controversial victory and outburst onstage, the actress shone in a strapless gold gown that rivals Smith’s new best actor statuette in sheen.
Pinkett Smith, 50, wore the sparkly number to join Debbie Allen and Shonda Rhimes for the opening of the Shonda Rhimes Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles on Saturday night. Sharing images of her stylish look on Sunday, the Red table discussion the host paid tribute to choreographer, actor and director Allen, whose Debbie Allen Dance Academy will be part of the Grey’s Anatomy creator’s new art venue. Pinkett Smith worked with Allen when the latter produced and directed the sitcom A different worldand took part in a tribute to the legendary dancer during the 2021 Emmys.
“[Debbie Allen] said wrap it all in gold and come let the children fill your soul,” Pinkett Smith wrote. “Congratulations Debbie on the opening of your Debbie Allen Dance Academy. You are the legacy upon which so many other legacies will rest. Thanks for all you’ve done.”
“You came to KILL, Honey!” Allen replied. “I love you and thank you!”
Comments on the post were limited by Pinkett Smith, whose only public response to the Oscars skirmish involving her husband so far was a March 29 post that read, “It’s a healing season and I I’m here for that.” On Friday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced a 10-year ban on Smith, who had previously quit as a member, as punishment for slapping Rock on the Oscars telecast in response to the joke. of the comedian on the bald head of Pinkett Smith. The actress, who suffers from alopecia, had previously been targeted by Rock’s jokes.
As Pinkett Smith posed with Samuel L. Jackson — who presented her husband with his Best Actor Oscar at the March 27 ceremony — on the red carpet Saturday night, her daughter Willow was in New York City. The 21-year-old singer made a surprise appearance on saturday night liveperforming “Psychofreak” with musical guest Camila Cabello for the first time.
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