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Posted on April 18, 2016, in My Blog, with 20 Comments

Pestana Palace Hotel entrance

My hairstylist, Matthew Shields and I, went for 2 days to Lisbon where L’Oreal asked me to speak at a conference on beauty and aging and do a bunch of interviews. Never having been, I was delighted at the opportunity.

We stayed at the spectacular Pestana Palace Hotel built by Marquis of Valle Flor who made …

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Jane Goodall by Jane Fonda

Posted on April 5, 2016, in My Blog, with 16 Comments

I wrote last month I wrote a blog called “Interviewing a Shero of Mine”.
The blog was about Dr Jane Goodall who I interviewed for Interview Magazine.
The Interview is now available in the April 2016 print edition of Interview magazine, and Interview Online at this link:
I hope you will read it and let me know …

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By Jane Fonda Written for Lenny: My Convoluted Journey to Feminism

Posted on March 23, 2016, in My Blog, with 17 Comments

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​The legendary Jane Fonda on how she came to define herself as a feminist​.

Lena asked me to write about my journey to feminism. Lena asks, I do. So here it is.

For starters, I was slow getting here.

In 1970, when I was 33, I learned that 5,000 women in New …

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Posted on March 11, 2016, in My Blog, with 4 Comments

This morning two big announcements have been made. First, as Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau meets with President Obama this week, they have made some huge announcements in regards to Arctic Protection and Indigenous rights.

An advance report says, “commercial activities will occur only when the highest safety and environmental standards are met, including national and global climate and environmental …

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Posted on February 27, 2016, in My Blog, with 12 Comments

Interview Magazine asked me to interview Dr Jane Goodall for an upcoming issue. I’ve known Jane since the 1980s. I got to know her better in the decade I was married to Ted Turner who has long been a friend and supporter of her foundation. I always knew when he was on the phone with her because he’d answer the …

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Posted on February 8, 2016, in My Blog, with 46 Comments

A visit to Miami to visit my son Troy Garity in town shooting Season 2 of the HBO series “BALLERS”.
This is my third trip to Miami since rediscovering it with Troy and his wife Simone last year. I did a huge blog last year about Miami so I won’t do it again. Suffice to say that, I …

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Posted on January 3, 2016, in My Blog, with 81 Comments

It took me about 2 days to decorate the tree and get things ready for the 8 days I had with my children and grandchildren. It took a bit less to take it all down. I enjoyed both actually. I was alone when I took it down (Except for when I was on top of the ladder and had to …

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Posted on December 23, 2015, in My Blog, with 28 Comments

Celebrated my 78th with family at the Santa Monica pier, a lifelong hang out for me as a child, for my son and daughter when they were children and for my grandkids. Richard had never ridden on the Ferris wheel or even gone to the end of the pier so we did that and a bunch of other things. (See …

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Posted on December 15, 2015, in My Blog, with 28 Comments

So much going on. Since we wrapped Grace & Frankie mid-November, Lily has been nominated for a Golden Globe both for her role as Frankie and for her lead performance in “Grandma” and I’ve been nominated for a Golden Globe for my role in “Youth.” “Youth” is the film I travelled to Switzerland and Italy to …

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