Chris Pratt on Anna Farris’ Emmy appearance: she ‘did an amazing job’

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I’m living proof that just because you are divorced that you have to hate each other. (If you could only read the joke-packed Facebook exchanges between my ex-husband and I, you would know I speak the truth.) And, even though they split up, Chris Pratt and Anna Farris don’t seem to have a mean thing to say about each other (for the moment, of course).

Anna made her first post-split appearance at Sunday night’s Emmy Awards. Although she didn’t walk the red carpet, she appeared on stage during the ceremony, presenting the award for Outstanding Variety Special with her Mom co-star, the amazing Allison Janney. Anna wore a purple hued gown with a bedazzled bodice by Marc Jacobs. My esteemed colleague Kaiser accurately described it as “a boring dress that she’s not connected to at all…probably something her stylist picked out.” I have to agree, but I do like the color of the dress and I think her hair and makeup look pretty good.

Chris, who claims he “wasn’t invited” to the Emmys, complimented his ex-wife’s look when he was approached by the paparazzi, telling TMZ “I know she did great. Anna did an amazing job, man. She rules. Her and Allison, they both looked great. Go watch ‘Mom’ on CBS.” I’ve tried watching Mom, and a plug, no matter how genuine, from Chris proves that he must still love her in some capacity.

Allison also shared praise for her co-star on the Emmy red carpet, telling Entertainment Tonight, “She’s fantastic.” She went on to add, “You know, life things happen to all of us, but she comes to work, she’s a professional and we still have a great time together. We do it. It’s good to have things like work to hang on to when you’re going through a difficult time. It’s what gets us through — friends and laughter and work.”

Say what you will about Anna and Chris, but they are definitely keeping it classy (again, so far) about their relationship. Sometimes it just doesn’t work out, and that seems to be the case here. And, Allison Janney rules.

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  1. Crowdhood says:

    That show makes me so sad because prior to its existence I thought Allison Janney could read me the phone book and I would love it. That show proved me wrong.

  2. Seraphina says:

    I really liked these two together as a couple. I read they were getting counseling??? Maybe it will work, BUT both need to be invested in making it work and unfortunately the odds are always 50/50.

    I agree with you Corey, I love the color and the dress.

  3. MeowuiRose says:

    B.S tohim not getting invited. He’s part of a huge franchise (GotG) and an alum of a much loved tv series (P&R). Something is fishy about their split. Maybe I’m falling into a patriarchal/sexist mindset but it seems like Chris is the one acting like everything is fine and mutual and Anna is just trying to keep a brave face, play along and maybe hope he’ll come back if she does. Just the way she’s talked about her marriage, she seemed like she needed him more than he needed her. He seems very selfish and she seems very insecure. From personal experience, its not a great combo.

  4. Nicole says:

    Eh from the stories shot both of them they had their own messes behind the scenes. But I’m glad they aren’t bashing each other in public. It’s not necessary and they have a kid to think about

  5. wheneight says:

    Wow, she looks a billion times better without those severe bangs across her face. Take note, Taylor Swift.

  6. detritus says:

    Pink is a really good colour for her.
    I’m assuming he didn’t go because this is fresh and it would hurt her or both of them. Mature and thoughtful, if it’s true. They’ve both handled this admirably so far.

  7. MeowuiRose says:

    Just realized, she looks like an older Emma Stone in the top pic. Kinda crazy (though not surprising) how many celebrities look so similar. Hollywood has a “type” for sure.

  8. Parigo says:

    That color looks great on her, so much better than the dark one below.

    I think people are making way too much of this statement. He didn’t say anything exceptional, “they both looked great”. For his career and PR he doesn’t want to come off as a jerk.

  9. Anastasia says:

    I just need to say I miss the pudgier Chris Pratt. Andy Dwyer for life or longer.