I’ve never been happier. Thank you ❤️🌸
New Jersey night 1 🖤🦋
I can’t tell you how many times people have introduced me to their best friends as, “She’s my Gayle.” The reason our friendship has worked for over 40 years, without arguments or fallouts, is that we’ve always been happy with our own lives. A true friend can’t be jealous of you, or want to take advantage of you in any way. Ever since we met in 1976, we’ve been doing the same thing. Listening. Talking. Laughing (a lot). Building dreams. Cheering. Being a shoulder to cry on. Speaking the truth. Being the truth. And now? Posing for our FIRST @oprahmagazine cover for September’s friendship issue. Link in bio for more. 📸: @ruvenafanador
In the beginning was the Word. Toni Morrison took the word and turned it into a Song…of Solomon, of Sula, Beloved, Mercy, Paradise Love, and more. She was our conscience. Our seer. Our truth-teller. She was a magician with language, who understood the Power of words. She used them to roil us, to wake us, to educate us and help us grapple with our deepest wounds and try to comprehend them. It is exhilarating and life-enhancing every time I read and share her work. This pic was her first appearance on the Oprah Show. She was Empress-Supreme among writers. Long may her WORDS reign!
Me looking at you eating carbs like
Cant believe I get to be a part of this album @chancetherapper you’re truly the best man thank you! #BallinFlossin
Keep families together.. Please support organizations like @supportKIND, that are working to #protectfamilies imprisoned at the border. supportkind.org
Feeling on cloud 9
Two beautiful nights in the Bay Area 🌸♥️
Everyone’s safe including all the animals. Thank you for your service. 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾#mauipolicedepartment #mauifiredepartment #mauihumanesociety
Struck magic in LA this weekend. Thank you for everything ❤️
Got a kiss from a little Angel in Denver the other night x
St. Louis ♥️🌸
This ever happen to y’all...You start out on one side and get edged out of your own bed. #3dognight 😂
I’m thinking about being in 9th grade right now. The day after I posted one of my first covers onto YouTube back in 2014.. at school walking down the hall straight into a group of older guys yelling out “sing for me Shawn sing for me!” In a way that made me feel absolutely horrible... made me feel like a joke, like what I was doing was just stupid & wrong. I was lucky though, I had the best friends & the best parents anyone could ask for... no matter what they would never let me stop doing what I LOVED to do just because someone ELSE thought it was stupid. It’s not joke to me. To make someone feel bad about doing what they love... every single person deserves to do what makes them feel alive. I’m writing this not only to the 15 year old kid who’s scared to follow their heart because of what people might say but also to the 50 year old who may be doing the exact same thing. I know it’s not just that easy & I’m not asking you to change your world over night, BUT I want you to know that no matter how old you are, no matter who you are, no matter where you’re from... you deserve to follow your heart Im here & i’m rooting for you
My favourite moment of every show. I love you guys with all my heart. Thank you for loving, singing and letting go with me every night.. ♥️
Most comfortable show I’ve done EVER! IN SNEAKERS 👟👟 Almost burned last night’s heels but instead I gave them to an audience member in tonight’s show. All I have to say to her is: Wear them, put them in your closet, use them as sculpture…just bless your feet 🤣🤣 Thank you, Edmonton! Last stop: Vancouver! #PathMadeClear
#Señorita video with @camila_cabello midnight ET tonight! Join us for the premiere on YouTube starting at 10pm & chat at 11pm ET x
Calgary I loved being with you tonite🇨🇦...but my feet died about 20 minutes into the show. Could you tell?! The pitch of the shoe was killing the balls of my feet and I could barely move. Looking for a fire pit to burn these shoes!🔥🔥 #PathMadeClear
Thank you Montreal. 3 cheers to you all and loved walking in your beautiful Mount Royal Park! Now off to Calgary tonight! If you’re coming to the show, I want to know: Where are you on your path and what is the dream you hold for yourself? Link in bio for tickets. #PathMadeClear 🇨🇦
Ive been a die-hard fan of Indian cricket since childhood. Invested so much emotion into our beloved team. Willing and wanting them to be the undisputed best in the world. And then, there was VIRAT KOHLI. Ive witnessed a brash boy evolve into the very embodiment of class. Displaying a rare brand of ferocity and passionate expression, he changed the face of Indian cricket forever. He’s well on his way to being hailed as the greatest of all time. Leading our country like a true alpha warrior. Yeh naya India hai, aur yeh banda naye India ka Hero hai. We are proud of you, Kaptaan. 🇮🇳 @virat.kohli
A beacon of positive energy! A true exemplar of the champion mindset and gentlemanly conduct! Always invigorating to meet him! 😍❤️🙏🏽 Saari duniya jise GABBAR ke naam se jaanti hai! @shikhardofficial 🏏👊🏽 wish you a speedy recovery, Shera!
BIGGG DAWGGG!!! BOHT HARDDD!!! @rahulkl 🏏💥💥💥 That’s how you step up and make a statement!☝🏾 (dat Technique doe 🥶🥶🥶 ufffff)
Everyone says Canadians are kind and that was proven especially true in Montréal tonight. Thank you for giving me your Sunday night, I loved being with you. Enjoy the Toronto @raptors parade tomorrow! #PathMadeClear 🇨🇦
Vancouver thank you 💙🌸
Thank you so much Portland. The show was crazy tonight, thank you for your patience with the sound problems!! Love you x
Lol this lil guy!! Rocking a black stud in second grade, haircut by mum, over sized long sleeves with a little bit of water spilt on them always & still acting like he knows something you don’t... that’s a pretty cool dude
And what about this scene? @niecynash1 you killed it with @msisisking. Still haunted by @whentheyseeus. If you haven’t seen yet...please do. And for everyone who says it’s “hard to watch,” think about the people who still find it “hard to live.” All those families impacted! So proud of my sister friend @ava!
I don’t know who this guy is but he sure is happy to graduate! I shook hands with all 571 members of @coloradocollege's Class of 2019 and gave them a copy of The Path Made Clear. 📸: Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette
Do your own Max Fresh Rap, shoot it on video, & share it with me on #MaxFreshRapBattle #ColgateMaxFresh to get a chance to meet me & also win some sick merch. Go on, homes..lets see you drop ‘em bars like dey hot 🤟🏽 #MaxFreshRapBattle #ColgateMaxFresh Find Rap Details Here : http://colgatecares.co.in/maxfreshrapbattle/
Love you, don’t know how I’d live without you! Happy Mother’s Day mum x
Go watch the behind the scenes from the #IfICantHaveYou video shoot now on YouTube!
#IfICantHaveYou new single & video Midnight ET
#IfICantHaveYou Video at 12am ET! head into the premiere chat now for some previews & I’ll be joining soon. x Link in bio.
#IfICantHaveYou tonight midnight ET www.canthaveyou.com
Today I accepted the @hollywoodreporter’s Empowerment in Entertainment Award in honor of their new inclusion initiative, The Young Executives Fellowship. Students in underserved schools will be given the chance to access the business, marketing, and filmmaking side of Hollywood, all with the intention of empowering this next generation. Check out my stories for more on the luncheon. #Empowerment 📸: @ruvenafanador
VOTE!!! 🇮🇳 🗳
I’ve known these girls since they were 12 and 13 coming to my school. Graduating from college. Grad school. Now our first wedding. Looking for the perfect dress. #biglifemoment❣️
#ShawnMendesTheTour Asia dates have been announced! Go get all ticket presale & onsale info at shawnmendesthetour.com
Europe/UK thank you... The last two months has been the most fun I’ve ever had in my life & I would do it all over again today if I could! Love you so much 🌸💙
London, night 2 💙🌸
Limited tour merch now in the online store, plus popup shop & flower truck outside the O2 this week with some special London items 💙🌸
Dublin you all sing like angels! I love this city, I love the people, I love the Guinness I love it!!! Thank you for tonight. See you again tomorrow! 🌸💙
Maya would have been 91 today! This is my favorite picture of us. Even in death I feel the “unbroken continuity” of her mother-sister-friendship referenced in the Henry Scott Holland canon 🙏🏽❤️ Death is nothing at all. I have only slipped away to the next room. I am I and you are you. Whatever we were to each other, That, we still are. Call me by my old familiar name. Speak to me in the easy way which you always used. Put no difference into your tone. Wear no forced air of solemnity or sorrow. Laugh as we always laughed at the little jokes we enjoyed together. Play, smile, think of me. Pray for me. Let my name be ever the household word that it always was. Let it be spoken without effect. Without the trace of a shadow on it. Life means all that it ever meant. It is the same that it ever was. There is absolute unbroken continuity. Why should I be out of mind because I am out of sight? I am but waiting for you. For an interval. Somewhere. Very near. Just around the corner. All is well.
Wanna get Lifted?!! So many of you are. It makes me so happy that 5 million downloads are resonating across the planet. I’ve been binge listening myself. And I declare, I still learn something new and rejuvenating every time. We’re halfway through our 10 part series. Come binge with me on #ANewEarth and feel the Lift!
I’m so excited to share with you the first look at our new scripted drama #DavidMakesMan. I knew as soon as I heard the pitch from @octarell_again that this was something that the world needed to see.
Can’t stop thinking about this movie. #Capernaum Saw it 3 days ago. Didn’t know when I watched it that the cast members were real people. Including these 2 phenomenal kids. Story of a young boy who sues his parents to stop having children they can’t afford. It’s about that and so much more. Surviving the daily traumas of being poor,proving your existence matters with no “papers.” Was nominated for Golden Globes. Hope the same happens for Oscars so more people can see it. Really worthy of your time. #Capernaum means chaos.
I couldn’t think of a better way to show how powerful and intense this season of @iyanlavanzant is going to be, besides showing you this. Iyanla stirring that tea cup gives me chills ☕️Everybody, breathe. The new season of #FixMyLife starts Tonight, 9p|8c.
@EckhartTolle has had a profound influence on me. Join Eckhart Tolle and me for a very special 10-part @SuperSoul Podcast series. This is one of my all-time favorite things to talk about. Quiet your mind, get your ego in check, and live a fully present life. Join us every Monday, beginning TODAY. Find it on Apple Podcasts or wherever you like to listen.
What’s #MyWhy for being a proud @WW member? I’m looking for balance. I have a real appreciation for every day that I wake up with a healthy mind and body. Everybody has their own reason to get healthy. What's yours? Visit ww.com to join us. #WellnessThatWorks #ForEveryBody #OWandWW
Thank you all for your kind words and condolences regarding my mother Vernita Lee’s passing. It gives our family great comfort knowing she lived a good life and is now at Peace.🙏🏾✝️
Look who I got to meet! Little @KaaviaJames, the miracle baby! Kaavia James, you are SO loved by your parents. Couldn’t be happier for @GabUnion and @DwyaneWade. I talk with them about their path to parenthood…this conversation is for every parent and anyone who became a family in their own way. Our television exclusive airs on OWN 12/8 at 8/7c.
A first: never seen this many Black directors in one room. All celebrating Ms. Cicely Tyson and her honorary Oscar!! Can you name them all?
Here at the Academy Governor’s Awards celebrating Royalty! Ms.Cicely Tyson’s getting a long overdue Oscar! And yes that IS THe Anita Hill standing behind chair!
Thanks @umasslowell for a great evening. And special thanks to scholarship students for your impressive letters.
Congratulations Chrishaunda on your new book. Hope it helps girls everywhere accept and love themselves.
Just finished watching QUINCY on Netflix! Worth your time. @rashidajones great job telling your Dad’s Phenomenal story.👏🏽👏🏽
Today we celebrated First Responders in our little town with a new commemorative stamp. It was an honor to thank them for their Bravery and service. True heroes all!
Ralph.. thanks for 50 yrs of designing dreams, telling stories,thru fashion. Loved celebrating #RL50 with you.
I still can’t believe how much bounty you get from a few seedlings. Anyone else growing tomatoes? Mine are poppin’ right now! #harvestday
Some people are hiking others have decided to shop! #HelloMontenegro
This new doc opens today it’s fearlessly revealing. Watched last night, woke up thinking about it.Footage we’ve never seen. Revelations we’ve never heard. A lot of questions answered. Excellent job @LisaErspamer and team!
One of the most incredible men I’ve ever met. Today on the @SuperSoul podcast, Anthony Ray Hinton’s gripping story. For more, pick up his memoir—my latest Book Club selection, ‘The Sun Does Shine’.