An Intimate Conversation with Ageless Queen Mother in Hollywood Confidential

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Monday, October 8th, 2018, Essence presented legendary Angela Bassett during this intimate evening in Saban Theatre at the heart of Beverly Hills. Would you wonder how Angela keeps getting better as she ages? Most people think when you turn 40 in Hollywood, everything fades away but Angela Bassett just turned 60 and she is getting better and better being on high demand with unlimited success in 2018 with Black Panther, Mission Impossible, FOX’s 911 Drama as Executive Producer & lead actress and more more.  Here’s the formula she previously shared on an interview for Mission Impossible

1.    NUTRITION IS  A MUST: Olive Oil & Almonds
2.    WORKOUT: (Invest in yourself by hiring a personal trainer and be accountable)
3.  Angela prefers  MASSAGE over Yoga.

Angela Bassett over the years keeps getting better and better. 

She was able to vividly and genuinely shared from her ups and downs in Hollywood since her early beginnings to her latest exclusive scenes from FOX’s drama 9–1-1. The event culminated with a lifetime achievement award by Essence and Angela inspired the audience with the classic Wakanda Forever salute

Angela Bassett as Ramona in Black Panther

Angela Bassett is a 60-year old beauty and she is aging just fine. 


Learning to navigate through the entertainment industry is a difficult feat for many. Oftentimes, obtaining the proper information to advance your career can be difficult without the proper resources and relationships. Each year, thousands of hopeful entertainers flock to Los Angeles with aspirations of becoming the next big thing, but are more times than not met head on with challenges including lack of direction, mentorship, and guidance. These challenges are often accompanied by bigger, even more seemingly impossible roadblocks such as financial issues, which can prevent access to necessities like medical care and housing.

In seeking to provide a solution, entertainment executive Steve Jones and his company, Brand Maverick Entertainment, launched a free panel series entitled The Hollywood Confidential, designed to educate aspiring actors, producers, writers and directors on the inner workings of entertainment from the perspective of industry veterans.

Specifically, The Hollywood Confidential is a forum where Hollywood’s elite come together for a discussion to reveal tips, strategies, and secrets, as well as recount their own behind-the-scenes experiences as some of the industry’s most respected power players.

Serving the entertainment community since 2013, The Hollywood Confidential has reached thousands of attendees, and has additionally pulled in over 20 million impressions online. The panel consistently features an array of topnotch talent and executives with the likes of Golden Globe nominee Michael Ealy, Actresses Sanaa Lathan, Brandy, Tichina Arnold, Meagan Good, Kimberly Elise, KeKe Palmer, executives Cori Murray (entertainment director, ESSENCE magazine), Endyia Kinney-Sterns (VP of Development, OWN Network), and Kimberly Hardin(casting director credited with the discovery of J. Lo, Halle Berry, and Taraji P. Henson) amongst it’s past participants. Follow @iamstevejones #HollywoodConfidential 

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