I am all about the dress ^^ Amy wore to the New York premiere for Snatched. It plays to my every sartorially dramatic need: Cape? Check. Bold color statement? Check. A panther threatening to eat my heart out if I don’t WERK THIS OUTFIT? Check. And it’s perfect above the knee-length, full length would have made it matronly. Honestly, I could do an entire post on my love for this dress. And Amy looks great in it. *stares adoringly at computer*
Sorry – where was I? Right, Amy and the premiere of Snatched… as you probably know by now, Amy stars with Goldie Hawn. I adore Goldie, as may be obvious by now – what with me saying it every time I write about her. On CB’s post the other day, everyone was talking about which movie of Goldie’s was their favorite and my answer is, “Yes. Whichever one you just said, that one.” Apparently, we’re not alone. Amy’s father, Gordon, is also in love with Goldie. Amy has a huge soft spot for her dad, who suffers from MS. He raised the family after her mother left them for Gordon’s best friend. CB reminded me that Colin Quinn played him in Trainwreck in a bittersweet homage. I don’t think it’s a reach to say that Amy would do anything she could for her father. So as soon as she found herself in the position of being able to introduce him to “the love of his life,” she did so. She posted this to Instagram:
We all have this person, right? I could list a bunch of celebrities I’d like to meet but there are a few celebs that were “there” for me when I needed it most. The 49ers got me through high school. Paul McCartney is right up there. Alan Alda, probably, and I am sure there are a handful of others who represented something more than just someone who entertained me (eternal shout out to Mr. Rogers!) So I love this. I imagine this is why Amy sought to work with Goldie, she must have been an icon in their home. And I love that Goldie is getting just as much out of this. I wonder if that kind of adulation ever becomes trite? I understand this is different, Goldie cares for Amy and by extension, her father, but if she didn’t know anyone involved – that still has to feel pretty good.
As I said, Amy would make anything happen for her father if she could. Fortunately, her fame and money means she “can” a lot these days. She recently bought back the farm he was forced to sell when the family went bankrupt. For all the ways I could complain about Amy – and there are many – I certainly applaud her for her financial generosity. While on Howard Stern’s Sirius XM show, he asked her about her habit of over-tipping and rewarding service people who showed her a kindness. Amy said she feels obligated to after serving in the service industry for 10 years. When Howard asked if it was “rich guilt,” Amy said no, she feels fine with having money. But then she added that the reason she thinks she’s fine with her own wealth is because she gives when she can. Plus, she said, “it does make me feel great.” It really does. Giving feels almost as good as receiving – I am all for paying it forward, even if it’s not cash outright.
And I’m sorry, but this is just funny:
ps – Amy’s dad is not the only one who got choked up because of Goldie. Reese Witherspoon lost it a few times at Goldie and Kurt Russell’s joint Walk of Fame ceremony:
— Variety (@Variety) May 4, 2017
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