Movie PictureMarc Cherry (Desperate Housewives) receiving award from Doris Roberts and Andrea Bowen Forget {0} and {1} is the hottest lady in tinseltown. With the release of {2}'s film starring {3}, there is renewed interest in this tragic young Queen of France. Actress, poet, and filmmaker {4}, has created a poetic film, Let Them Eat - which reaches deep into the heart and psyche of Marie Antoinette, through her poetry and extraordinary beauty. A soul sister indeed! Cottle's breathtaking performance and compassionate portrayal of the much maligned queen will touch your heart. Let them Eat, is now available on DVD for $19.99. It can also be purchased on line at Amazon.com. Compare it to Coppola's film - remember bigger is not always better.
Movie PictureLet Them Eat DVD Cover with Leslie Cottle The Thalians Mental Health Clinic at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center celebrated their 51st year in great style Actress, entrepreneur and humanitarian {5} and her daughters {6} (star of the new sitcom Til Death) and {7} were named as Ms Wonderfuls, and {8}, creator of Desperate Housewives received his Mr. Wonderful Award from {9}. The irrepressible Mom from Everybody Loves Raymond, teased, What about a show about desperate widows? I'm available. Cherry's sense of humor, timing and self depreciation were a joy to witness. Particularly when he translated' a tragic Korean love song, and turned it into a howling comedic interpretation. He also won the bid to name an adorable lion cub, and said he would call her {10} ,because she is a man-eater.
Movie PictureConnie Stevens and daughters Tricia Leigh and Joely The unsinkable {11} and {12} opened the show with a rousing chorus of Together - as well they are. These two gutsy gals have worked tirelessly to support the Thalians, and prove that energy and enthusiasm (let alone good bone structure) lasts forever. Among the beautiful people in the star-studded audience was actress {13}, who won an adorable doggie auctioned off by Ruta. Daphne is currently working with Ruta in a new flick, Christmas Every Day, along with comedian {14}, who was the MC that evening.
Movie PictureDebbie Reynolds & Ruta Lee at Thalians Ball Comedic barbs were flying fast and furious by members of the ABC News team headed by {15}. One of the news flashes was that {16} (offspring of {17}) looks a great deal like {18}...and you know, there is some resemblance. Also Debbie Reynolds, who was with her daughter {19}, and grandkids, remarked that they and Connie Steven's daughters looked very much alike. No wonder, since both Debbie and Connie were married to {20} - who is the father of them all! It was that kind of evening, fun, fast, furious and fulfilling. Brava to all concerned.
Movie PictureJay Mohr & fiancé Nikki Cox{21}, President of the Los Angeles Dodgers will be honored as Woman of the Year by Friendly House at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. {22}, baseballs #1 fan, will present her with her award, and a number of Dodgers vets including {23}, will be on hand. For reservations please call 213-389-9964. Even though the Dodgers didn't make it all the way to the World Series, Saturday, October 21st (first day of this year's World Series) will still be a big day for the Dodgers on the Hollywood Beat.
Movie PictureDaphne Zuniga (Beautiful People)