Oprah Winfrey68 years old and singer of “Believe”, dear76 years old, seduced at the premiere of sydney in Los Angeles on September 21. The talk show host looked stylish in a white shirt with sheer sleeves and a long layered skirt. She also wore her jet black hair in a sleek half-up, half-down style on the red carpet. Oprah completed the ensemble with black pumps and heart-shaped diamond earrings. Cher also looked as chic as ever in a monochromatic black pantsuit for the evening. Cher’s unique ruffled lapel and black platform boots added an edge to her look. There was a pop of color though with Cher’s glittery red eyeshadow and rosy cheeks.
The two icons don’t go out for premieres too often, but Wednesday night was a very special occasion. The Original Apple Movie, sydneypremiered that night, just eight months after the death actor and director Sidney Poitier. sydney is a documentary film that looks back on the legendary life of the late actor. Sidney was known for being the first black actor to win the Best Actor Oscar in 1964. He starred in many Hollywood classics like Guess who’s coming to dinner (1967), In the heat of the Night (1967), To sir, with love (1967), field lily (1963), and many others.
Also present at the premiere All of Sydney’s family. His daughter who bears his name, Sydney Tamia Poitier48, and her sisters attended the red carpet as a united front. Anika Poitier50, Beverly Poitier-Henderson70, Pamela Poitier68, and Sherri Poitier, 66, all looked stunning on the red carpet with their sister. Sydney had another daughter, Gina Poitierwho sadly passed away in 2018 at the age of 57. Oprah kindly stepped in for a group snapshot with the Sidney girls, in which they all smiled from ear to ear.
Other celebrities have come forward to honor the late actor in the highly anticipated documentary. The list of famous faces on the red carpet included: by Moesha Sheryl Lee Ralph, wait to expire star Loretta Devineactress Shari Belafonte, Saints and sinners actress Vanessa Bell Callowayand Diana Ross‘ son, Evan Ross. The The beauty and the Beast actor Jean Sauvage73, was also present and showed up with his girlfriend, Blanca Blanco41.
Oprah not only appeared on the red carpet because she’s a fan of the new documentary, but she also appears in the film! In the teaserwhich was released on August 16, The Oprah Winfrey Show the host was seen in tears as she spoke about Sidney. “When you grow up in a community where everything you know is powerful and good, and it’s black, there’s no concept of race – that’s what defines Sidney Poitier. That’s the summary of him,” Oprah said. Near the end of the trailer, Oprah and the late actor were seen sharing a kiss on the set of her talk show. “I love him so much,” she added in tears.