2016 White House Correspondents' Dinner: Red Carpet Looks

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The annual White House Correspondents dinner has been dubbed the "nerd prom," but it looks cooler than any prom we've ever attended. Check out all the looks from the evening's star-studded event.

1. Barack and Michelle Obama

Barack and Michelle Obama
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama share a kiss.

2. Will Smith

Will Smith
Will Smith takes a spirited selfie.

3. Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren stuns in a purple gown and shows off a hand-drawn tattoo in honor of the late Prince.

4. Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner
Kendall Jenner looks gorgeous in a black Vivienne Westwood strapless gown and strappy heels.

5. Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington wows in a black Victoria Beckham dress and Stuart Weitzman shoes.

6. Emma Watson

Emma Watson
Emma Watson has a laugh and rocks red lips.

7. Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama shines in a champagne-colored Givenchy gown.

8. Tony Goldwyn

Tony Goldwyn
Scandal's president of the U.S. Tony Goldwyn brought his A-game.

9. Emily Ratajkowski

Emily Ratajkowski
Emily Ratajkowski in a floral Monique Lhuillier gown.

10. Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin
The queen of RESPECT waves to the crowd.

11. NeNe Leakes

NeNe Leakes
NeNe Leakes looks fabulous in a black ball gown with a side slit.

12. Bryan Cranston and Robin Dearden

Bryan Cranston and Robin Dearden
Bryan Cranston and Robin Dearden hit the red carpet.

13. Carrie Fisher and Tom Hiddleston

Carrie Fisher and Tom Hiddleston
Carrie Fisher with Tom Hiddleston and her dog Gary.

14. Ed Burns and Christy Turlington

Ed Burns and Christy Turlington
Ed Burns and Christy Turlington turn heads on the red carpet.

15. Neve Campbell

Neve Campbell
Neve Campbell in a forrest green embroidered, strapless number.

16. Shonda Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes
The queen of primetime drama, Shonda Rhimes.

17. Michelle Dockery

Michelle Dockery
Michelle Dockery in a marigold Cushnie et Ochs gown.

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