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Just last night, actress Garcelle Beauvais posted a #TBT picture of herself in her first feature film, the classic Coming to America. Before she was Fancy on The Jamie Foxx Show, or Mr. Big’s wife and R. Kelly’s lover in the “Down Low (Nobody Has to Know)” video, she was one of three beautiful flower bearers in Eddie Murphy’s beloved comedy. When she shared the image, people not only remarked on the fact that they remembered her from the movie, but also on how young she still looks nearly 30 years later. Ain’t that the truth!
Beauvais, who is turning 50 this November, is still a stunner. She’s managed to maintain her glow all these years, and you would never guess that she’s a mother of three boys — including a 25-year-old son. To help her stay in fighting shape, the star has shared her fitness regimen with Self and People in the past, which includes quite a few resistance training exercises, as well as Pilates and treadmill work.
And a good balanced diet, which includes a few earned cheat days, also helps a lot.
“I try to eat healthy, but I don’t go crazy or anything,” the star told People in 2014. “I really do believe that it’s a balance. If I’m with my kids and it’s pizza night, I am having a couple of slices of pizza, for sure. And then the next day I’ll have something a little healthier. I really think it’s a balance and also, it comes from within.”
And when all is well on the inside, you can’t help but look this great on the outside. Check out a few more images of the beauty (and her sons) below:
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It’s been three years since we’ve seen actress and former fashion model Garcelle Beauvais on the big screen in White House Down, but she’s making a grand return with Marvel Studios and Columbia Pictures.
According to Deadline, Beauvais, who currently serves as co-host on Hollywood Today Live, is joining the star-studded cast of the highly-anticipated Spider-Man: Homecoming film. The actress who is known by many for her role as Francesca “Fancy” Monroe on The Jamie Foxx Show and ADA Valerie Heywood on NYPD Blue, will be working alongside Robert Downey Jr., Zendaya, Donald Glover, and many more. Details regarding her role have yet to be released, but this new gig will be a great addition to her film résumé.
Spider-Man: Homecoming is set to be released in theaters on July 7, 2017.
At the age of 47, actress Garcelle Beauvais is radiating a kind of glow that only true happiness can bring. You can see it oozing from her pores. According to US Weekly her twin boys (age 6) are making the transition from kindergarten to first grade this school year. The White House Down actress is a mother of three and takes pride in making her children her first priority:
“It’s a juggle, and have to be organized, but like most mommy’s my first priority is my kids. So if I can, I try schedule meetings or personal errands between hours of school drop off and pick up so I can be the one to get them. I also get help from family, friends. It takes a village!”
Most times, the stylish mom is seen on the red carpet with her babies. She always looks super stunning and opts for edgy glam when it comes to hairstyles. One of our favorite looks on Garcelle would have to be her bob hairstyles–whether jaw, mid or shoulder length–it’s perfect! Not to mention, she loves spicing up her hairstyles with subtle highlights or loose curls. She’s the perfect hair inspiration if you’re looking for a change of hairstyles this season. Click continue to check out some of Garcelle’s best hair moments!
Garcelle Beauvais Best Red Carpet Hair Moments
Beauty is in the eye of the holder and for these celebs who have jungle fever, they see no color when it comes to dating someone outside of their race.
Perhaps best known as magneto in the blockbuster franchise X-Men, Michael Fassbender knew he wanted to be an actor since he was 17 years old. His first role came in the television miniseries “Band of Brothers.” The German-Irish actor has been romantically linked to actress Nicole Baharie and Leasi Andrews. He also dated Zoe Kravitz for several years. Recently rumors were sparked last month when the 12 Years a Slave actor was spotted hugging and kissing supermodel Naomi Campbell while dining at a London restaurant.
Last week while discussing the fact that she’s often referred to as a sex symbol, actress Garcelle Beauvais broke down what it means to be subtle and sexy, pointing out that while she loves her, Beyoncé tends to be “overt” with her sex appeal.
“For me, you’re obviously flattered when someone calls you sexy or thinks you’re sexy,” the mother of three told HelloBeautiful. “I think that’s great. But, for me now, there’s so many ways to be sexy without being overt about it. I think you can wear a great short dress, but if you have long sleeves and you’re only showing leg. I think you have to stick to a body part and show that. I don’t think you have to show all of it. As I get older, I still want to be sexy, but I want to do it in a different way. I want to do it in a way that’s more classy. Certain things are just too overt for kids. I love Beyoncé. I love her. I think she’s beautiful and talented. But, I think there has to be a fine line where you have to take responsibility for what you do. I think it’s good to be sexy, but sexy can come across in so many different ways. It doesn’t have to be everything showing out grinding, all of the time.”
In no time, Beyoncé fans took to social media sites in droves to defend their queen—and attack Garcelle. The 47-year-old beauty kept it classy though and simply clarified her statement.
That didn’t satisfy the BeyHive though. Instead of letting up, they continued their verbal assault, calling her a hypocrite and pointing out that there are provocative and topless photos of her all over the Internet.
Back in the late 90s, Garcelle Beauvais was the object of Black men’s fantasy while playing roles like “Fancy” the prettiest hotel clerk in “King’s Towers” that caught Jamie Foxx’s eye on “The Jamie Foxx Show” or R.Kelly’s love interest in “Down Low,” where she donned that scintillating transparent maxi. These days it’s still safe to say this ageless beauty knows a thing or two about being sexy, but sexy looks different to the actress now that she’s settled down, started a family and penned her first children’s book.
Garcelle is promoting her role in the new DVD “And Then There Was You” (in-stores now) where her character, “Natalie” struggles through her marriage after finding out her husband (played by actor Leon) cheated on her and is leading a double life. We chatted with Garcelle about the recent glorification of the“side chick” through shows like “Being Mary Jane” and “Scandal,” Beyonce’s racy performance at the 2014 Grammy Awards and how to be sultry and sexy without going overboard.
HelloBeautiful: Many women have dealt with a cheating partner. How do you feel about TV shows that portray the ‘side chick’s’ story?
Garcelle Beauvais: My thoughts are that entertainment is entertainment and you have to do what’s happening so people can relate. But, I do think it’s glorified and I do think that nowadays it seems like there are no consequences for bad behavior, there are no consequences for mistreating another human being. That part saddens my heart because I feel like young kids are seeing that it’s okay to do this and, as a mother and human being, we do have to take responsibility for some of the things that we put out there. It seems like now it’s okay to do that, if you’re not caught. And, even if you’re caught, nothing really happens. You can have a girl, be pregnant with somebody’s child and then be engaged to somebody else, it just seems like everything’s ok and it shouldn’t be.
HB: What was the hardest trait about yourself that you had to adapt to play your character in ‘And Then There Was You?’
GB: That hardest part for me in playing this character is being so completely their emotionally and surrendering to the pain of what her husband did and the betrayal, which I can also relate to.
HB: How do we get back to these situations having consequences?
GB: I wish I knew. I have no idea. Once people, I think, grow up, you become more aware. We’ve all done stuff, no one’s perfect, I’m certainly not perfect. But, I think,as you get older, you have more morals and integrity and you want to pass that around. But like I said, now, it seems like everything is ok.
Read more of Garcelle’s interview at HelloBeautiful.com
Back in October, actress Garcelle Beauvais released the first book from her I Am series titled, I Am Mixed. The book tells the story of biracial twins and how they’re able to learn about multiple cultures thanks to their parents being of different races. I Am Mixed has received quite the warm reception, especially from those who are biracial.
Recently, Beauvais spoke to UK publication The Voice about her thoughts on biracial people, particularly her twin boys whose father is white. In the interview, she said:
“But I don’t know why anybody [of mixed heritage] should have to choose. Why should my kids have to dismiss their dad’s heritage because they have a black mum? It just doesn’t make sense to me. Why can’t people just be happy with what they are and not have to choose?”
She also stated that she noticed how enraged the black community was when he was on the Oprah show (yes, she took it that far back) and didn’t refer to himself as being black.
Beauvais added that she thinks the books are important because they will start conversations between parents and children about the multicultural society we live in today.
It seems like the book has been reaching people in the way she envisioned it. Hopefully, future books in the series which discuss adoption and divorce will also be just as influential.
Sometimes a director will create a music video so raw and emotional we can’t help but think “darn you” as we reach for tissues and wipe away tears after a three-to-five minute emotional roller coaster of a video. That’s precisely the reaction we had when it comes to the items in this list. Here are 15 of the saddest music videos ever made.
Aaron Hall – “I Miss You”
Aaron Hall first started out with the group Guy, but after Teddy Riley decided to take his New Jack Swing to Blackstreet, Hall forged on with a solo career. His biggest hit by himself is the tender love song “I Miss You.” In the video, Hall is over the moon that his lady is expecting his child He showers her with love and affection but his world is turned upside down when she starts having complications from the pregnancy. He ruses her to the hospital but it’s too late.
While some women dread celebrating the big 4-0 and beyond, others transition into this new and exciting season of their lives quite gracefully. They realize that beauty knows no age restraints and as Vivica A. Fox frequently chants, “age is nothing to be ashamed of.” Have you ever wondered how your favorite celebrities over 40 maintain such youthful glows and skin flawless enough to compete with even the teeny boppers? The secrets are yours for the taking, but be prepared to click!
White House Down actress and mommy of three, Garcelle Beauvias, is currently gearing up for the launch of her new I Am book series, which is geared towards children and speaks on subjects like adoption, divorce and being bi-racial. The first release from the series titled, I Am Mixed, encourages children to embrace diversity.
“I Am Mixed is an invaluable teaching tool that all children from all races can learn from,” said fellow Hollywood actress, Halle Berry, who wrote the book’s foreword.
According to Beauvais, the book was inspired by her two younger sons.
“It was an opportunity to help my children understand what makes them special, to know their heritage and learn self-acceptance. I really hope it will start conversations for other families as well,” the 46-year-old Haitian beauty told parenting site Elizabeth Street.
“I want my children to have compassion for all human beings regardless of race, age, or any other differences. Having respect is a big part of what I want to instill in them. And most importantly, I want them to be proud of what makes them who they are!,” she continued.
She went on to say that when she moved from Haiti to Massachusetts, she was the only Black child in school and it was the first time she she was “different.”
“When I came here, we moved to Massachusetts and I didn’t speak English. When I went to school, I was the only black child, and the kids would touch my skin and feel my hair because they hadn’t seen someone like me. I never thought of myself as different until then. I learned to be more accepting of others because of my experience.”
A brief description of I Am Mixed found on Amazon.com reads:
“Jay and Nia are the children of two worlds, and as they will discover, they can enjoy the best of both. From Mommy’s jazz beats to Daddy’s classical piano, we will dance with the twins through a book that explores what it is to be of mixed ancestry, proving that a child is more than the sum of their parents.”