Tracee Ellis Ross takes a fashion risk in a red and black polka dot dress while stepping out in NYC… after revealing she was snubbed by Jay Leno’s booker
Tracee Ellis Ross showed off her elegant sense of style in a red and black polka dot dress, with a blue collar, while stepping out in New York City on Saturday afternoon.
The 50-year-old actress, known for her vibrant fashion looks, styled her eye-catching ensemble with a pair of large gold hoop earrings, black sunglasses and coordinating heels.
As she strutted down the street, toting an asymmetrical purse, the Black-ish star wowed with her dark locks slicked back in a sleek, high ponytail.
Her glamorous makeup look consisted of bronzer for a sun-kissed glow, nude lipstick and a generous swipe of blush across her cheekbones.
Fans excitedly snapped her picture on the street as she smiled at onlookers on her way out of a building.
Chic! Tracee Ellis Ross showed off her elegant sense of style in a red and black polka dot dress, with a blue collar, while stepping out in New York City on Saturday afternoon
Turning heads: The 50-year-old actress, known for her vibrant fashion looks, styled her eye-catching ensemble with a pair of large gold hoop earrings, black sunglasses and coordinating heels
On Sunday, she recalled her ‘biggest career highlight’ during an interview with Variety.
‘Winning the Golden Globe [for Black-ish],’ she raved. ‘I had never been to the Emmys. I couldn’t get on a late night talk show.’
The performer revealed that while starring on her series, Girlfriends, which ran for eight seasons between 2000 to 2006, Jay Leno’s talent person once told her publicist: ‘We love Tracee. Call us when she gets a role that we care about.’
‘That moment at the Golden Globes really shifted my career into a different place. I’ve always been the same person. But it changed some other things,’ she told the outlet.
When asked what she hates the most about Hollywood, the , Los Angeles native said: ‘The hard part is there’s a lot of frustrating moments. You’re pushing up against a system that honestly is not made for expansive liberation.’
‘I luckily come from a family where I was taught to not only know who I am, I was given an environment to thrive and blossom and become who I am and to trust who I am and to use my voice to not be afraid of authority,’ she continued.
The daughter of legendary singer Diana Ross went on to insist that ‘Hollywood doesn’t scare’ her and that she trusts who she is and to use her voice and ‘not be afraid of authority.’
As for if she has any career regrets, the star looked back on her ‘amazing run’ with pride.
Glamorous: As she strutted down the street, toting an asymmetrical purse, the Black-ish star wowed with her dark locks slicked back in a sleek, high ponytail
‘I did eight years on Girlfriends and eight years on Black-ish. That’s 16 years of my life,’ Tracee stated. Since Black-ish, I’ve done three movies and put out a podcast and I have a hair company. I’ve stayed pretty busy.’
And, she still thinks that the entertainment industry is ‘meant to support creative dreams.’
‘There is a sense of being able to tell stories that expand humanity and our understanding of ourselves and each other,’ she raved. ‘And when entertainment is done right, it has the ability to open minds and hearts and really change the course of the world.’
Tracee pointed out that ‘there are studies that say culture pushes policy.’
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