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Diana Ross, in a custom satin tuxedo designed by Bob Mackie and his partner, Ray Aghayan, at the Academy Awards on March 27, 1973. Ms. Ross, a Best Actress nominee that year for her role in “Lady Sings the Blues” is flanked by her then husband, Robert Silberstein, and her parents, Ernestine and Fred Ross, Sr. Photo: Ron Galella/WireImage.
Before Nicki there was this. I loved this shit when it happened. This shit was talked about for YEARS afterward.
The look on Ms. Ross’ face right there.
Every Black woman that had a hand in raising me has given me that look at one point.
“Baby I love you, but what is you right now?”
“ She’ll out rehearse you, out dress you, and outperform you so you best stay out of her way. I appreciate Diana’s trip and her talent, She’s worked hard for everything she’s achieved.”
Marvin Gaye, [from the biography] Divided Soul: The Life of Marvin Gaye (via fkyahdianaross)