YBF Chats Up Paula Patton, Octavia Spencer, & More!+Who You Didn’t See At ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon

TheYBF.com talked to Oscar nominee Octavia Spencer about her BIG Sunday coming up, Hollywood’s "It" girl Paula Patton, Honoree Kerry Washington and so many more on yesterday’s 5th AnnualESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood carpet. 


Check out what they had to say about their overwhelming celebritidom, plus tons more pics of the YBF folks you didn’t see…

ESSENCE Honoree Paula Patton was her usual excited self before she even hit the stage to accept her Award yesterday.  YBF’s L.A. Correspondent Kalia Silva caught up with the Mission Impossible 4 star to find out just how she’s handling all this overwhelming attention…and how her hubby Robin Thicke is doing post-arrest.  And Oscar nominee (and Honoree) Octavia Spencer told us what’s REALLY on her mind about walking across that Oscar stage. 

Check out our exclusive red carpet video above.  Including our chats with Kelly Rowland, Tatyana Ali, Shonda Rhimes, and of course, Foxy Brown herself Honoree Pam Grier!


Mara Brock Akil in a grey sheath dress, Louboutin booties, and a Balenciaga clutch, Sparkle producer Debra Chase-Martin and Tika Sumpter in black lace LaQuan Smith and Casadei pumps.

Check out our gallery below of 30 MORE pics of the YBF folks you didn’t see in our red carpet post yesterday!


Video Credit: Kalia Silva

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