Fact: Comedian Aziz Ansari and veteran actress Judith Light are set to be honoured with special Made in NY honours from bosses at the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment. The accolades will be presented at next month's (Nov16) Gotham Awards, during which the department officials will receive their own special appreciation award for nurturing filmmaking in the Big Apple.
Quote: "Relax and breathe and make sure you know having been nominated is truly enough, because it's such a small category, so that any time you're nominated that's the real honour. Whether you get it or not is not what's important, what's important is that you can focus on being nominated and being a part of this great theatrical community." Two-time Tony Award winner Judith Light shares a little advice with nominees for the 2016 awards in New York on Sunday (12Jun16).
Quote: "I am so proud of him. He's talking about being HIV positive. He is being incredibly proactive. He now has a wonderful husband named Wil. He's giving a different face to what is still a disease that has not been handled." Actress Judith Light heaps praise on her Who's the Boss? onscreen son Danny Pintauro after he went public with his health battle over the weekend (26-27Sep15). The openly-gay actor, 39, confessed he has been fighting the disease for the past 12 years during an interview on Oprah Winfrey's Where Are They Now? series.
Quote: "No, I don't wanna see any of that... If you believe the good ones you say, 'Hey, oh my God, look how fabulous I am!' Just as soon as you do that there's going to be one that says, 'That's the worst thing I've ever seen.' If you believe one, you have to believe the other." Veteran actress Judith Light refuses to read reviews of her upcoming performance in Broadway play LOMBARDI, set to debut on 21 October (10).
Fact: UGLY BETTY star Judith Light has recorded a public service announcement aimed at raising cash and support for firefighters dealing with the wildfires in southern California.
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