We all have our favorite celebs. Whether you see them on a weekly television show or on the cover of magazines, we all have celebrities that we feel a slight connection to. I’m going to give y’all 10 of my favorite celebs who I consider friends in my head.
1. Issa Rae
Not only is this beauty a fellow Capricorn, but she’s responsible for web series The Misadventures of an Awkward Black Girl and the HBO series Insecure. I relate to both shows on a spiritual level. Both shows have made me laugh and cringe at the same time and I can't get enough. Issa has paved her own way in the industry, which is super inspiring and I can’t wait to meet her at the top.
Beyoncé, Beyoncé, Beyoncé. I think it’s self-explanatory as to why I love the Queen Bey, but I’ll elaborate. Beyoncé has been giving us life for over 15 years now. Through her music and dance moves, no one can compare. I’ve always been a fan of Beyoncé, but my love for her grew when she released Lemonade in 2016. Her views on race and woman issues are apparent and she very much unapologetic about it. And I can’t forget to mention the precision of her work. Every single song, performance, and album is done to perfection. She’s constantly looking to outdo herself and that’s what I admire the most about her.
3. Cardi B
I feel like everyone fell in love with Cardi B as soon as she stepped on to the scene. Cardi has blown up in the past year with hit after hit, a pregnancy, engagement, and platinum album. You can’t help but be happy for a glow up like Cardi’s. Through it all, she’s stayed consistent and continues to keep it real which make her even more relatable. Cardi's going to continue to do big things and I plan on rooting for her through it all.
4. Kim Kardashian West
The woman everybody loves to hate, Ms. Kim K. Whether you like her or not, there’s no denying the powerhouse Kim Kardashian has become over the past decade. She’s a successful entrepreneur, trend-setter, and knows how to hold down her man. She has continued to stay on top through all the adversity. KKW is okay in my book. Okurr.
5. Draya Michele
I consider Draya to be a friend in my head because she’s a boss. I remember being in high school when she had her Fine Ass Girls clothing line. Now she has her swim line Mint Swim and clothing line Beige and Coco. Seeing Draya go from being a reality star to running her own businesses is so dope to me. I feel every woman aspires to reach this level of authority in their life.
6. Cyn Santana
I originally saw Cyn Santana on VH1’s Love & Hip Hop, but I didn’t really become a fan until she started posting her kitchen concert videos on Instagram. I love them cause this is literally me when I’m alone about 75% of the time. Like me, the majority of the songs she lip syncs to are Beyoncé which is all the more reason to love the girl.
7. Wendy Williams
While I don’t agree with everything she may say, Wendy Williams is truly a friend in my head. I began watching her when I was 14 and have been watching ever since. Although she might not have the best rep, her assertive, unapologetic attitude is something to be applauded. In a world where women are told to keep their opinions to themselves, she's been very much vocal about hers. Wendy has reached the top and consistently stayed there in an industry that is heavily male-dominant.
8. Meagan Good
Everybody loves Meagan Good for her stunning looks and great acting, but she’s been a great spiritual role model for me. Not only do I look up to her as a successful actress, but I look up to her on a spiritual level too. A couple of years back I read her and her husbands, Devon Franklin, book The Wait and it's helped me a lot. Being a Christian during times like this can be hard, so it's nice to have someone, who's on the same journey, to look up to.
9. Gabrielle Union-Wade
For years now, I’ve looked up to Gabrielle Union for a good minute now. As an aspiring actress, Gabrielle has been a role model for me. She screams black girl magic and does wonders representing us on screen. Her openness and honesty in her last book We're Going to Need More Wine shows that she's just like us and isn’t afraid to be transparent. She deals with everyday struggles just like the rest of us, but she's constantly progressing.
10. Serena Williams
Of course, I’ve known who Serena William was since I was little, but it wasn’t until I started following her on Snapchat that I realized we’re literally the same person. Just based off of her daily posts, I can tell that we'd get each other and that our chemistry would amazing.