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MY NIGHT AT THE OSCARS (AND AFTER)

Posted on February 27, 2013, in My Blog, with 95 Comments

I was only asked to present Best Director with Michael Douglas about 10 days ago so preparations were very rushed. Donatella Versace sent me a sketch, I liked it, and last Fri (2 days before the Oscars) a tailor came from Italy with the partially made dress and they finished it on me with only one more final fitting on Saturday.…

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I'm giving Richard  Branson an award tonight at Clive Davis' pre Grammy party. The pall hangs heavy.

WHITNEY HOUSTON & LAST NIGHT’S PRE-GRAMMY PARTY

Posted on February 12, 2012, in My Blog, with 10 Comments

Like many others who were invited to Clive Davis’ annual pre-Grammy party, Richard and I wondered if the party would be cancelled when Whitney’s death in her room at the Beverly Hilton was announced. Kathy Griffin and a few others emailed asking if I thought it` would go on and if we were going. I emailed back saying I was certain it would not be cancelled.…

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JEFF BRIDGES AND CARRIE FISHER

Posted on January 24, 2010, in Film, Television & Theater, My Blog, with 40 Comments

I am utterly thrilled that Jeff Bridges is finally getting the kudos  he deserves. I had the great pleasure of working with Jeff in “The Morning After” and I know him socially because, like my brother, Peter, and my ex-husband, Ted Turner, Jeff as a home in Montana so we’ve seen each other in civilian life as well. He is really talented and truly a nice man.…

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RICHARD AND JANE’S XMAS PARTY

Posted on January 3, 2010, in My Blog, with 11 Comments

December 23

It was a really good party from all reports. Two reasons, I think: There were many but not too many people and they had the time and room to really talk. Also, it was a mixture of Richard’s friends and mine, so there was more diversity than usual—at least that’s what a number of people told us the next day.…

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