April 15, 2022 • Schneps Media
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BY FLO ANTHONY
Jimmy Fallon is very excited that his
children’s book, “NANA,” which was
released on March 29, has landed in
the number one spot on the New York Times
Fallon told viewers on his late night show
the book’s status and shared that after he
finished writing the book, it took two years
for it to come out. He also tweeted out the
Pamela Anderson looked stunning on
April 9 as she headed out for a family outing
with her son, Brandon Thomas Lee in
Manhattan, reports the Daily Mail.
The former Baywatch actress is starring
on Broadway as Roxie Hart in the longrunning
musical “Chicago” from April 12
through June 5. Anderson told OK! that she
is thrilled to be starring as Hart.
“I think I’ve been rehearsing my whole
life for this,” she said in a statement……..
A second actor has checked out of “Plaza
Suite” on Broadway, and now the play is
First, Matthew Broderick tested positive
for COVID-19 on April 5. At the time, since
his wife and co-star, Sarah Jessica Parker,
and understudy, Michael McGrath, both
had negative test results, it was announced
the show would go on and Broderick would
return on April 15.
However, on April 7, Parker tested positive
and the show is on hold. According to
AP, what happens with future performances
“will be announced as soon as possible,”
says the producers…..
COVID-19 has also hit television and
the political arena. Aside from Mayor Eric
Adams announcing he tested positive on
April 10, on April 11, Anderson Cooper
revealed his diagnosis in a post on his
“Just tested positive for Covid. Thankfully
the kids are negative,” he wrote. The
CNN anchor has two sons, Wyatt Morgan,
23 months, and 8-week-old Sebastian Luke.
Cooper added to his post, “Hope to get back
to work soon.”………..
The Brooklyn Fashion Incubator (BFI)
hosted its 2022 Fundraiser on April 6 at
The Blue Building on East 46th Street.
The event benefited BFI’s work mentoring
emerging U.S. Fashion brands to grow,
succeed and manufacture in the U.S.
The BK Style Foundation, is a grass roots,
Brooklyn based non profit which promotes
women-owned , minority owned fashion
brands, in fashion shows and other events.
This year, BFI honored fashion designer Regina
Kravitz, who started her own eponymous
label with a minimal investment in the
late 1970s and grew it into a multi-million
dollar brand with national distribution.
Also honored and showing
his 1980s fashion creations was
The Real Housewives of New York alum
Ramona Singer was spotted dancing like it
was 1999 on the dance floor at Mar-a-Lago
in Palm Beach on April 8 as Donald and
Top left: Pamela Anderson with Brandon Lee
Above: Cindy Guyer, Katlean de Monchy, Regina Kravitz and Rick Ducy
Melania Trump talked in the background.
According to OK!, Democratic defense
attorney Ron Filipkowski shared a video
on Twitter of the former President’s soiree,
and captioned it, “A Melania sighting
on the dance floor at Mar-a -Lago
last night. The former first lady has rarely
been seen since leaving the White House
in January 2021…….
Actor Eddie Redmayne was quite the
man around town recently.
He was spotted having dinner at Baltazar
in Tribeca on April 5. Then on April 6, he
attended a special screening of The Secrets
of Dumbledore. Redmayne portrays Newt
Scamander in the movie which will be released
in the United States and Canada on
Not letting any grass grow under his feet,
when he left the Big Apple, Redmayne headed
across the pond where he won a 2022
Olivier Award at Royal Albert Hall on April
10 in London……
REUTERS AND PROVIDED
Jimmy Kimmel visited Billy Crystal
backstage at his Broadway show “Mr. Saturday
Night” at the Nederlander Theater.
Kimmel was in the Big Apple for an April
Fools prank where he and Jimmy Fallon
surprised their audiences by hosting each
other’s shows. Fallon was in Los Angeles,
while Kimmel was in Rockefeller Center.
Kimmel posted on social media, “I could
not leave NY before seeing #mrsaturdaynight
starring the great Billy Crystal, who
is someone still in the prime of his career.
The show and cast and music is so funny and
touching and excellent and they even gave us
hats. Go see Mr. Saturday Night!”…….
Successful philanthropy TV Host Jean
Shafiroff co-chaired the 60th Anniversary
of the American Folk Art Museum Gala at
Gotham Hall on April 7. The artist Kaws,
aka Brian Donnelly, Bisa Butler and Faith
Ringgold, were all honored. Tennis icon
John McEnroe led the applause……
All that jazz
Pamela Anderson steps out in the city,
‘Plaza Suite’ rocked by COVID