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Oprah Winfrey68, and the “Believe” singer, Sher76, impressed at the premiere Sydney in Los Angeles on September 21. The talk show host looked elegant in a white button-up top with sheer sleeves and a layered floor-length skirt. She also wore her black hair in a half-up, half-down style on the red carpet. Oprah completed the ensemble with black pumps and heart-shaped diamond earrings. Cher also looked chic as ever in a monochrome black trouser suit for the evening. Cher’s single ruffle lapel and black platform boots added to her look. There was, however, a pop of color with Cher’s glittery red eyeshadow and rosy cheeks.

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Oprah Winfrey at the premiere of the film “Sydney” on September 21. (Matt Baron/BEI/Shutterstock)

It’s not often the two icons are at premieres, but Wednesday night was a special occasion. Apple Original Movie, Sydneypremiered that night just eight months later death actor and director Sidney Poitier. Sydney is a documentary about the late actor’s legendary life. Sidney was famous for becoming the first black actor to win the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1964. He has starred in many Hollywood classics such as Guess who’s coming to dinner (1967), In the middle of the night (1967), Sir, with love (1967), Lilies of the valley (1963), and many others.

Attended the premiere too The entire Sidney family. His daughter, who shares his name, Sydney Tamiya Poitier48, and her sisters attended the red carpet as a united front. Annika Poitier50, Beverly Poitier-Henderson70, Pamela Poitier68, and Gray Poitiers, 66, all looked gorgeous on the red carpet with their sister. Sidney had another daughter, Gina Poitierwho sadly passed away in 2018 at the age of 57. Oprah graciously popped in to take a group shot with Sidney’s daughters, which had them all grinning from ear to ear.

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Cher at the premiere of the film “Sydney” in Los Angeles on September 21. (Matt Baron/BEI/Shutterstock)

Other celebrities came out to pay tribute to the late actor for the much-anticipated documentary. The list of celebrities on the red carpet included: In Moesha Sheryl Lee Ralph, Waiting to exhale a star Loretta Devinean actress Shari Belafonte, Saints and sinners an actress Vanessa Bell Callowayand Diana Rossson Evan Ross. The Beauty and the Beast an actor John Savage73, also attended and appeared with his girlfriend, Blanka Blanka41.

Not only did Oprah hit the red carpet because she’s a fan of the new documentary, but she also appears in the movie! U trailerwhich was released on August 16, The Oprah Winfrey Show the presenter was seen in tears as she spoke about Sidney. “When you grow up in a community where all you know is powerful and good and it’s black, there’s no concept of race — that’s what Sidney Poitier defines. Here’s a summary of it,” Oprah said. Towards 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 through tears.

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