Proof That La La Anthony Is The Most In Demand Best Friend, Ever

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La La Anthony is a quiet but powerful force in the entertainment industry. She has been a consistent presence in music, TV, and film for over two decades. In addition to acting, she’s hosted award shows, produced television shows, and written books that are being turned into television shows. However, it's her personal life, and the people in it, that is truly impressive.
It shouldn't be a surprise that celebrities sometimes link up and become friends, especially when you've been around as long as La La has. But the mother-of-one and wife of hooper Carmelo Anthony has elevated her social game to new levels. While other celebrities may only tout a few fellow famous mates, La La has a list of close friends that include Black A-listers from just about every industry. My life goals now include paying off my student loans, writing a best-seller, and getting invited to one of her parties.
It is La La, not some talent agency, who is the real plug in Hollywood. I brought some receipts to prove it. This list is not exhaustive.
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She went to high school with Swizz Beatz.

She spent her formative years sharing the hallways with one of the greatest hip-hop producers ever. This also means she gets to hang out with Alicia Keys.
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Ciara is one of her best friends.

If Ciara has a major life event, like a superhero-themed birthday party, wedding, or baby shower, you can pretty much guarantee that La La is going to be there. She and Kelly Rowland were bridesmaids when Ciara said I do.
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Kelly Rowland is one of her best friends, too.

I don’t think there’s a cap on how many best friends a girl can have. I have four and counting. And when your besties include actual former members of Destiny’s Child, that’s a win-win for everyone.
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U already know.... 💯💯#ogstatus

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Kim Kardashian is also one of her best friends.

When Kim K returned to New York following her Paris robbery, La La and Jonathan Cheban were among the few non-family members who were able to check on her. La La and Kim have been friends for years.
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She got Michael Rainey Jr. to escort her cousin to prom.

For most people, your aunt hatching a plan to set you up with a date for one of the most important nights of your life seems like a disaster waiting to happen. That’s because our aunt isn’t La La. When her niece Siree needed a prom date, she got Michael Rainey Jr. — whom you might recognize from Power and Orange Is the New Black — to take Siree.
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She’s friends with Remy Ma...

La La and Remy Ma apparently go way back.
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We stepped into 2017 the right way @nickiminaj ❤❤HAPPY NEW YEAR!! 🍾❤😘

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...And Nicki Minaj.

La La might be our only hope for reconciliation.
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This sums up our night!!! Love u @serenawilliams #CostumeCouture 🎃👻🎃👻🎃👻

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Sometimes, she gets to touch Serena Williams in spandex.

La La is married to an athlete, but she considers some of them friends, too. She and Serena Williams partied it up for Halloween and this happened.
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Thanksgiving at The Anthony's 🦃❤️🙏🏽

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Her and Gabrielle Union are the coolest basketball wives.

You can’t say these two don’t have anything in common. They both work in entertainment and are married to NBA superstars. So they’re Thanksgiving plans are sure to include tall men at the very least. Not bad.
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Had the best time with @cassie and @iamdiddy!!! 💫💫💫💫💫❤️

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Yes, she’s cool with Queen Bey, too.

Because I know you’ve been dying to know. She got these cute snaps with Diddy and Cassie at Beyoncé’s Soul Train-themed birthday party.

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