Cher & Oprah Winfrey Make Rare Red Carpet Appearances At ‘Sidney’ LA Premiere
Oprah Winfrey68 years old and singer “Believe”, Cher76 years old, surprised when debut Sidney in Los Angeles on September 21. The talk show host looked elegant in a white button-up shirt with see-through sleeves and a layered skirt. She also wore jet black hair in a stylish half-up and half-down style when appearing on the red carpet. Oprah completed the ensemble with a black pump and heart-shaped diamond earrings. Cher also looked as chic as ever in a monochrome black jumpsuit for the evening out. Adding touches to her look were Cher’s ruffled single lapel and black boots. However, there is a pop of color with Cher’s shimmery red eyeshadow and blush.
The two icons don’t come out very often, but Wednesday night was a very special occasion. Original Apple Movies, Sidneypremiered that night just eight months after the actor-director’s death Sidney Poitier. Sidney is a documentary film that looks back at the legendary life of the late actor. Sidney is known as the first Black actor to win the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1964. He starred in many Hollywood classics such as Guess who will come to join me (1967), In the heat of the night (1967), To Him, With Love (1967), Lilies of the field (1963), and many more.
Attending the launch were the whole Sidney family. His daughter, who shares the same name as him, Sydney Tamiia PoitierThe 48-year-old and her sisters attended the red carpet as a united front. Anika Poitier50, Beverly Poitier-Henderson70, Pamela Poitier68 and Sherri Poitier66 years old, they all look great on the red carpet with their sisters. Sidney had another daughter, Gina Poitierwho sadly passed away in 2018 at the age of 57. Oprah kindly took a group snapshot with Sidney’s daughters, in which they all smiled at each other.
Other celebrities appeared in honor of the late actor for the much-anticipated documentary. The list of famous faces on the red carpet includes: By Moesha Sheryl Lee Ralph, Wait to exhale star Loretta Devineactress Shari Belafonte, Saints and Sinners actress Vanessa Bell Callowayand Diana Ross‘ Boy, Evan Ross. The Beauty and the Beast actor John Savage73 years old, also present and appeared with his girlfriend, white white41.
Not only does Oprah appear on the red carpet because she’s a fan of the new documentary, but she also appears in the movie! In the trailer, which was released on August 16, Oprah Winfrey Program the presenter was in tears while talking about Sidney. “When you grow up in a community where everything you know is strong and good, and it’s Black, there’s no concept of race – that defines Sidney Poitier. That’s the summary of him,” Oprah said. At the end of the trailer, Oprah and the late actor kissed on the set of her talk show. “I love him so much,” she added through tears.