10 Celebs You Wouldn’t Believe Guest Starred in ‘Girlfriends’

Common, Loretta Devine, Kelly Rowland, and more! 10 celebs you forgot guest-starred in the hit show ‘Girlfriends’

Sana Moore

AfterBuzz TV Host & Writer
Posted On: October 20th, 2020 11:02 pm pst

Maria Menounos
Keven Undergaro
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Founded by Emmy winning journalist Maria Menounos and Producer Keven Undergaro, AfterBuzz TV is the artist-friendly entertainment news platform that celebrates, discusses, interviews, promotes and reports on the widest range of stars, creators and content through video, audio and article publications.

Have you been reliving the days when ‘Girlfriends’ premiered on the UPN channel back in the early to mid-2000s? Netflix answered the prayers and requests of superfans and released eight seasons on its streaming platform.This couldn’t have come at a better time, right? We’ve made a list of some of your favorite celebrities who guest-starred in the hit show. 

Kelly Rowland 

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The sweet Kelly Rowland we all know and love was a totally different person in the show! Matter of fact, she tricked and robbed Toni! Do you remember that episode?

Malik Yoba 

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You may have rolled your eyes when you saw his face because of how him and Joan ended. We won’t spoil the show for you if you haven’t hit that episode, but let’s just say you might end up liking him.

Jill Scott

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How could anyone forget Jill Scott? She was William’s girlfriend and she was not afraid to give him the reality check he well deserved. Out of all of William’s lovers, who was your favorite? 

Loretta Devine 

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How could anyone miss the legendary queen of aunties, Loretta Devine? She was the judge for Toni and Todd’s custody battle over their daughter Morgan. 

Kenya Moore

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You’ve seen her appear on ‘The Jamie Foxx Show’ and now you’ve seen her again as William’s new boo thang! What other show have you seen Moore guest star in?

Tia Mowry

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Tia appeared on an episode of Girlfriends when the two shows merged for a collab episode with ‘The Game’. You may have known her as Melody on ‘The Game’ and as Joan’s cousin on ‘Girlfriends’! 


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Lynn’s boyfriend! That’s all. That’s the statement! Common played her “friends with benefits” and poetry partner until someone else stepped in to replace him for good. 

Angie Stone

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Did you know Angie Stone sang the theme song for your favorite show, ‘Girlfriends’? 

Evan Ross

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Did you see Tracee Ellis Ross’s younger brother in season eight? Even though they were on the same show, they weren’t in the same scenes.

There’s a ton of other celebrities who’ve starred in ‘Girlfriends’! Which celebrity did you get the most excited to see on the show? Let us know in the comments!

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Sana Moore is a host at Afterbuzz TV who loves to add her own sparkle all things in entertainment! “Serving you the freshest tea with a dash of brown sugar!” IG: @iam_sana_

Founded by Emmy winning journalist Maria Menounos and Producer Keven Undergaro, artist-friendly AfterBuzz TV is the world’s largest digital broadcast network and pop culture news platform, producing post-game ‘after-shows’ for nearly all favorite TV shows, interviewing cast and showrunners and providing the widest video, audio and article coverage of shows, content and influencers than any entertainment news platforms in existence

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