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There’s actually an honor out there Dame Helen Mirren hadn’t yet received — but she’s taking care of that now.
The actress has been named the 2014 Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year, an annual recognition by Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the nation’s oldest theatrical organization. Established in 1951, the Woman of the Year Award has been given to many A-list entertainers, including Meryl Streep, Katharine Hepburn, Julia Roberts, Jodie Foster, Elizabeth Taylor, Anne Hathaway, Claire Danes, and, most recently, Marion Cotillard.
“How very saucy of the Hasty Pudding organisation to offer me their award”” said Mirren in a release. »
- Erin Strecker
Being made the Pope can be something of a mixed bag: on the one hand, imagine all the wom…no, wait. Well, at least there’s all the wild parti…erm…
Maybe not, but you at least have hundreds of millions of the world’s population hanging onto your every word, and being the chosen representative of God on Earth must be a pretty heavy trip. You would essentially have the direct line to the main man upstairs. It’s the perfect excuse to extricate yourself from awkward social situations (“Oh sorry, I have to go. I have to take a call…from God”).
Pope Francis I, aka Jorge Mario Bergoglio (and a former nightclub bouncer no less), has quickly established himself as a seemingly more tolerant figurehead; his public displays showing a man more willing to »
- Joseph Viney
2 items from 2014
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