Tyrese and Samantha Gibson Photo BET website/Paras Griffin

At the Black Girls Rock awards show, singer Tyrese performed with Indie.Ari, delivering one of the most heartfelt soulful tributes to honoree Roberta Flack. The tribute opens with Indie Arie delivering her rendition of a Roberta Flack classic and then she brings Tyrese to the stage for the home run. It marked the first BGR award show Tyrese attended with his beautiful wife Samantha. There was a lot of whispering and side eyes going on as Tyrese scurried himself down the red carpet. Still, it seemed his participation in this event was his way of showing the sisters he still loves and will always support Black girls who rock.

Even though the awards show focused on Black girls who rock, there was a lot of male eye candy in the house to also show support Jay Ellis (Lawrence from “Insecure”), Jussie Smollett (“Empire”), Laz Alonso (Detroit), Neyo, Maxwell, Anthony Anderson (“Blackish”), Wood Harris (“The Breaks”) and Mack Wilds attended. Debra Lee did advise us during her red carpet interview that BET is where they focus on the celebration of men; but events like “Black Girls Rock is an organization that is focused on young women, making sure they have the

Debra Lee did advise us during her red carpet interview that “Black Girls Rock is an organization that is focused on young women, making sure they have the self-esteem and stamina and passion and skills that they need to be themselves.”

Black Girl’s Rock is scheduled to air Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 8 p.m. EST on BET.

What are your thoughts on Tyrese showing up after all the media backlash after Black Twitter became aware of his new marriage?

 

Jonell Whitt

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