The glitz and glam of the Academy Awards was back with all the big games in film. Vanessa Hudgens brought the energy as a co-host to ABC's Oscars Red Carpet Show interviewing stars as they arrive for the 94th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. She chatted with anyone you can think of from her tick, tick...BOOM! co-star Andrew Garfield to Best Actress nominee Nicole Kidman. Vanessa brought the joy and hype to the pre-show event that got us ready for the big night. Before channeling her hosting persona, she went through rehearsals and was so excited she even called her mom, Gina to show her what she's up to.
Vanessa Hudgens in Michael Kors Spring Collection. She kept it classy in a black, floor length cut-out gown with matching emerald and diamond jewels to complete the look.
H.E.R. shines in a bright green high-low Carolina Herrera dress by Creative Director Wes Gordon. Although red seemed to be the color of the night, H.E.R. pulls off an equally stunning color with her signature shades.
Frederic Aspiras got a shout out from Lady Gaga herself for his Oscar nomination who was "responsible for all the hair artistry for the character Patrizia in House Of Gucci."
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Hollywood premieres are back with some adjustments to keep everyone safe, of course. From onsite covid testing to limited media space on the carpets, the new normal has set in, and Hollywood Blvd. is back in business, and this week it was the World Premiere of Marvel's Shang-Chi!
ABS-CBN's Hollywood Correspondent and newly appointed member of the Hollywood Critics Association Yong Chavez was 1 of 18 media Journalists and Outlets that made the cut to witness the Asian excellence in Hollywood that evening.
Our favorite Hollywood Photographer, Sthanlee B. Mirador, was also in attendance and captured Social Media Personality and Singer Bella Poarch's first red carpet premiere. Bella stunned in an all-black look from head to toe, looking like she just stepped out of her "Build a B***h" music video. It might have been her first big premiere, but she was absolutely ready for her close-up.
Also in attendance was newly engaged Singer/Songwriter AJ Rafael and Executive Producer of Disney's Launchpad Short Film series and retired Disneyland Princess Alyssa Navarro. As well as our guy Guapdad 4000 dripping in some Alexander McQueen.
With Shang-Chi being Marvel's first Asain superhero movie and helping break barriers in Hollywood for actors of Asian descent to lead blockbuster movie roles, Gold House Co. has once again stepped up to help advocate for this history-breaking event.
Gold House continues to lead their "Gold Open" movement, pushing for films such as Shang-Chi to be seen, ensuring that these opening weekends are a success. To date, the Gold Open community has supported over 25 Asian-led films and engaged hundreds of thousands of people in showing the world that we are here to be seen and valued.
Speaking of representation, we can't forget about the superheroes behind the scenes. Check out the latest installment of our MYX Original Series "Making it in America," featuring Marvel's Senior Visual Development Artist, Anthony Francisco!