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The LA Press Club

Posted on November 21, 2012, in My Blog, with 9 Comments

Last Sunday I received the first ever Visionary Award For Improving the Lives of Others from the Los Angeles Press Club. It was a big honor I felt, and a moving experience. Robert Redford flew into town especially to present the award to me and his words were so beautiful and generous. (He looked pretty beautiful, too).

Lily Tomlin sat at my table along with Melanie Griffith and friend Kathy Griffin who presented the Luminary Award to Hollywood Reporter publisher Janice Min.…

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MY TIME IN THE BIG EASY FILMING “THE BUTLER” PART 1

Posted on September 14, 2012, in My Blog, with 8 Comments

I got here on Saturday and Hilary Shor, one of the producers of “The Butler,” took me to the gorgeous old New Orleans home in the Garden District, where our director, Lee Daniels, is staying. It is a breathtaking house but I was not allowed to take photos except for details of the unique crown moldings in the ceiling.…

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Janie Buffett’s Birthday Party

Posted on August 27, 2011, in My Blog, with 7 Comments

Following my Leno appearance (and though I know it’s hard to believe), Richard and I took the red eye to New York Friday night to go to our friend, Janie Buffett’s, 60th birthday party in Sag Harbor, Long Island. Janie is married to Jimmy and Jimmy was playing at the Jerome Hotel in Aspen 25 years ago when I danced all night with Richard.…

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