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Regina King Presented with “ICON Award” at The Hollywood Confidential

Brand Maverick Entertainment (BME) president and event creator, Steve Jones, moderated a conversation with Two (2) time EMMY award-winning actress Regina King, at the fifth installment of The Hollywood Confidential on Thursday, October 5, 2017, at The Saban Theater in Beverly Hills. Powered by Walgreens, the panel focused on career longevity, maintaining relevancy and staying power in the entertainment industry. With over 30 years in the entertainment industry, King recollected her experiences filming blockbuster films such as Ray, Jerry Maguire, Poetic Justice, and Boyz N The Hood. She even went down memory lane regarding her start on television as a child actress, portraying Brenda Jenkins on the hit show 227 and her success on the small screen over the past ten years.

When asked to give aspiring entertainers advice, King urged all to "be true to your craft, be persistent, and to never live inside of your comfort zone, because dreams die there."

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