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Jennifer Coolidge receives a prestigious award from Harvard University
January 27, 2023
The star of “White Lotus”. Jennifer Coolidge it is undoubtedly a season of honors and accolades. Just weeks after receiving her first Golden Globe award, the actress is heading to Harvard University to receive another accolade. In addition to her role in the award-winning film ‘White Lotus’, Coolidge has appeared in films such as ‘American Pie’, ‘Legal Blonde’ and many others.
The actress won an Emmy Award and a Critics Choice Award for her performance in “White Lotus.” He was the only cast member retained for the series’ second season, which aired its final episode on December 11.
Read on to learn more.
Jennifer Coolidge became the 2023 Hasty Pudding Woman
Coolidge will travel to Harvard University early next month for a different reason than most. The actress has been announced as the recipient of the prestigious university’s 2023 “Hurry Pudding Woman of the Year” award. On Feb. 4, Coolidge will hold a parade in Harvard Square, after which Hasty Pudding will host a roast in his name.
Harvard University Man and Woman of the Year Coordinator, Maya Dublin, issued a statement expressing how excited the university was to welcome the beloved actress. “We are thrilled to welcome Jennifer Coolidge back to her hometown and to Harvard, the iconic location of ‘Legally Blonde,’” said Dubin.
Coolidge starred in the 2001 film “Legally Blonde” opposite Reese Witherspoon. She reprized her role as Paulette Bonafonté in the 2003 sequel and will play the character again in the upcoming third installment.
The Harvard Woman of the Year title was established in 1951
The Pudding Pot Awards will be followed by the 174th Pudding production’s performance of “Cosmic Relief.” Dubin went on to say, “His sparkling personality and comedic presence are such pudding. We know he will fit right in with the Pudding’s musical spectacle, although he has yet to find his Pudding Pot on stage.”
Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals is the oldest and one of the most prestigious theater organizations in the world. The organization created the Woman of the Year trophy as early as 1951. It is awarded annually to those in the entertainment industry who have “made a lasting and impressive contribution to the world of entertainment.”
Past recipients of the prestigious award include Viola Davis, Meryl Streep and Debbie Reynolds. “Better Call Saul” actor Bob Odenkirk will also receive the man of the year award on Feb. 2, but without a parade.
Bob Odenkirk receives the Man of the Year award
Odenkirk, an award-winning actor, writer and author, will receive the Pudding Pot Award alongside Coolidge. The actor is famous for playing Saul Goodman in the movie “Breaking Bad” and the spin-off series “Better Call Saul”.
On Thursday, Odenkirk was named the 2023 Person of the Year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals program. You can collect your Pudding Pot prize during a festive bake on February 2nd. After the event, the group revealed that Odenkirk would be attending a preview of “COSMIC RELIEF!”, Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ 174th production.
That statementProducer Aidan Golub said: “When choosing the 2023 Man of the Year, I knew right away that it was better to call him Bob Odenkirk. We have lots of surprises in store to celebrate Mr. Odenkirk’s contribution to the world of comedy both in front of and behind the camera.”
Jennifer Coolidge’s emotional speech at the Golden Globe Awards
comment Page six, Coolidge reflected on his acceptance speech when he won his first Golden Globe Award earlier this year. He revealed that he hadn’t expected to be so overcome with emotion that night that he forgot where he was for a moment.
After being named the Limited Series/Anthology Supporting Actor winner, Coolidge climbed on stage to accept the award to a standing ovation.
Coolidge talked about how embarrassed he was: “I was surprised that I spilled my guts! I stood there in front of the crowd and forgot where I was. I told a lot of my feelings. I didn’t mean to be funny, I meant to be serious.
The actress was clearly overwhelmed by the moment and gave an emotional speech about how her previous dreams of stardom had been cut short by life.