The Gilmore family lost its patriarch today.
Edward Herrmann, who portrayed Richard Gilmore during The Gilmore Girls’ seven-year run on the CW, died today in Los Angeles after battling brain cancer.
I first remember seeing Herrmann in a small role in the original Great Gatsby film. Even then, his distinctive voice and upper-crust persona were in evidence.
Numerous obituaries list his Tony and Emmy award-winning work, but I’ll always think of him as Richard Gilmore, the rich grandpa who we’d love to have in our corner.
Logan was such a goob…am I right?
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This is my friend Wendy Molyneux and her sister Lizzie.
They are writers for Bob’s Burgers on FOX, and last night, they very deservedly won their very first Emmy Award!
Build a special shelf at your respective homes ’cause I am very sure…
This is just the first of many!
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CONGRATS TOM BERGERON!
So psyched that you won the Emmy for ‘Best Reality Show Host’ tonight for Dancing with the Stars.
Finally. So very deserved.
But don’t celebrate too hard. The season premiere of DWTS All-Stars is tomorrow night!
Oh, I’ll be there.
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And now for something completely different — a disparaging remark about “Twilight.”
Well…not really about the saga itself. It seems a member of the “Twilight” family is trying to score a bigger slice of the fame pie.
This instance seems particularly grabby….but maybe I should expect that from a hands model.
That’s right. Kimbra Hickey is a ‘parts model’ — as in hands and feet parts — who lives right here in New York City. Many moons ago, Hickey earned $300 for 2-hours work — the industry rate — to hold an apple for the book cover of “Twilight.”
Of course, at the time, no one knew what a smash hit the books and subsequent movies would be. And now Hickey wants her extra pound of flesh.
The model has taken to hanging out at the cash register at the local Barnes & Noble, telling “Twilight” book purchasers ‘those are my hands’ and giving autographs. She’s also attending “Twilight” fan conventions, selling apple-scented hand lotion.
Her ultimate goal? A role in the final two “Breaking Dawn” films.
Now, as you know, I’m all about self-promotion. But Hickey thinking she deserves special treatment from the “Twilight” movie producers based on that photograph would be like me expecting my own Emmy for being an extra in an award-winning episode of “30 Rock.” Granted, I was, and I joked about it…but I didn’t show up at the after-party and expect to get in, or demand a recurring role on the show. Even I admit that’s ridiculous.
What do you think? How should Hickey be handled? To help you make up your mind, check out her website, where she’s posted ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ and her “Twilight” promotional schedule.
Or just visit Barnes and Noble during your next trip to Manhattan. I hear her autograph is free…for now.
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