A number of big stars glittered The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sunday, July 1 for 2012 BET Awards. Tamar Braxton wowed the crowd gathering outside the venue by flaunting her toned legs in a hot pink-and-black strapless mini outfit. She finished off her chic look with matching glittering pumps.
La La Anthony sparkled with a glittered jumpsuit, silver belt and a pair of matching pumps. She completed her look by arranging her hair in a side braid. Kerry Washington showed off her tanned skin in a nude-colored strapless top and a black mini skirt. She finished off her look with a clutch and a pair of matching heels.
Michelle Williams (II) looked stunning in a pale-gray figure-hugging dress, and Regina King posed for the awaiting photographers in blue loose-fitting pants and a tube top. Tatyana Ali added more color with a yellow high-waisted peplum pencil skirt with a black sheer top.
Willow Smith was also spotted coming to the event. The teen singer chose a boyish look with black oversized sleeveless t-shirt, ripped leggings, bowler hat and boots. She posed with her brother Jaden Smith who looked almost similar in black hoodie, leopard-print skinny pants and sneakers.
Other attendees included Laurieann Gibson, Nadine Ellis, Jessica Reedy, LoLa Monroe, Taraji P. Henson and Tamia. Coming with their spouses were Samuel L. Jackson with Latanya Richardson and Monica with Shannon Brown. The gentlemen of the evening were Swizz Beatz, Flo Rida, 2 Chainz, Rick Ross, Miguel, Machine Gun Kelly, Big Sean, Jermaine Dupri and A$AP Rocky.
The show is hosted by Samuel. Usher, Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Jay-Z, Kanye West and Beyonce Knowles are expected to make live performances. Cissy Houston is going to celebrate the life and legacy of her late daughter Whitney Houston in a special tribute event.