Oprah Winfrey, 68, and Believe singer, Cher, 76, wowed on the premiere of Sidney in Los Angeles on Sept. 21. The speak present host appeared elegant in a white button-up with clear sleeves and a multilayer floor-length skirt. She additionally wore her jet black hair in a trendy half-up-half-down model whereas on the purple carpet. Oprah accomplished the ensemble with black pumps and heart-shaped diamond earrings. Cher additionally appeared as stylish as ever sporting a monochromatic black pantsuit for the night time out. Adding an edge to her look was Chers single ruffled lapel and black platform boots. There was, nonetheless, a pop of shade with Chers glittery purple eyeshadow and rosy cheeks.
The two icons don’t step out for premieres all too usually, however Wednesday night time was a really special day. The Apple Original Film, Sidney, premiered that night time simply eight months after the loss of life of actor and director Sidney Poitier. Sidney is a documentary movie that takes a take a look at the legendary lifetime of the late actor. Sidney was recognized for being the primary Black actor for successful the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1964. He starred in lots of Hollywood classics like Guess Whos Coming To Dinner (1967), In the Heat of the Night (1967), To Sir, with Love (1967), Lilies of the Field (1963), and plenty of extra.
Also in attendance for the premiere had been Sidneys whole household. His daughter who shares his title, Sydney Tamiia Poitier, 48, and her sisters attended the purple carpet as a unified entrance. Anika Poitier, 50, Beverly Poitier-Henderson, 70, Pamela Poitier, 68, and Sherri Poitier, 66, all appeared wonderful on the purple carpet with their sister. Sidney did have one other daughter, Gina Poitier, who sadly handed away in 2018 on the age of 57. Oprah kindly popped in for a gaggle snapshot with Sidneys daughters, during which all of them smiled ear-to-ear.
Other celebrities confirmed as much as honor the late actor for the extremely anticipated documentary. The listing of well-known faces on the purple carpet included: Moeshas Sheryl Lee Ralph, Waiting to Exhale star Loretta Devine, actress Shari Belafonte, Saints and Sinners actress Vanessa Bell Calloway, and Diana Ross son, Evan Ross. The Beauty and the Beast actor John Savage, 73, was additionally in attendance and confirmed up together with his girlfriend, Blanca Blanco, 41.
Oprah not solely confirmed up on the purple carpet as a result of she is a fan of the brand new documentary, however she additionally seems within the movie! In the trailer, which was launched on Aug. 16, The Oprah Winfrey Show host was seen in tears when she talked about Sidney. When you develop up in a group the place all the things you understand is highly effective and good, and its Black, theres no idea of race that defines Sidney Poitier. Thats the abstract of him, Oprah mentioned. Towards the top of the trailer, Oprah and the late actor had been seen sharing a kiss on the set of her speak present. I like him a lot, she added by way of tears.