UPTOWN PRE-OSCAR GALA: HONORING LEE DANIELS02 Mar 2015, Posted by Film and Television, Lifestyle in
Those paying tribute to the director/writer/producer included singer Courtney Love and actors Trai Byers, Jussie Smollett and Bryshere Y. Gray, all of whom appear on the television series “Empire,” which has quickly become a ratings phenomenon. Also in attendance and heaping praise on Daniels were singer Brandy, actors David Oyelowo, Kate Hudson, Paula Patton, and comedian Mike Epps.
Other guests included fellow directors John Singleton and Debbie Allen, actress Lynn Whitfield, Richard Pryor’s widow Jennifer Lee Pryor and the legendary Gladys Knight.
Check the accompanying photo gallery to see who else was in attendance.