Congrats to our Bellyitch Bumpwatch alum Cynthia Nixon on winning her second Tony award tonight for the Best Featured Actress in a Play her role in “The Little Foxes.”
The Sex and The City alum stunned earlier in the evening on the red carpet at the event held at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall in a custom pink Rosie Assoulin dress, Fred Leighton jewels, Paul Andrews heels and Fiona Akotur clutch.
She wasn’t the only Bellyitch alum to don a custom gown to the show. Tina Fey attended in a Sally LaPointe custom dress and Nixon’s pal Laura Linney also wore a custom dress by Derek Lam.
We love Chrissy Teigen‘s white with gold trim Pamella Rowland dress.
Olivia Wilde and Scarlett Johansson rocked in Michael Kors while Anna Kendrick looked amazing in MiuMiu and Uma Thurman presented in a black collared shirt and full skirt with Leighton cross necklace and jewels.
janet jackson not oldest celebrity
When Janet Jackson welcomed her son Essia this past Tuesday, January 3rd, she did not become the celebrity to have given birth at the oldest age. Jackson welcomed her newborn with husband Wissam Al Mana , an entire 4 months and 13 days before her 51st birthday which will be on May 16.
Singer Sophie B. Hawkins, best known for her hit “Damn, I Wish I Was Your Lover,” gave birth to her second child, daughter Esther Ballantine Hawkins, on July 7, 2015. She only had 3 months and 25 days to go before she turned 51 on November 1. In other words, Janet was 50 and 8 months old and Hawkins was 50 years and 9 months old when they each gave birth.
But who’s counting!?
Other celebrity women to give birth close to age 50 include Beverly D’Angelo who welcomed twins Anton and Olivia Pacino with Al Pacino at age 49. Actress Laura Linney was also 49 when she welcomed her son Bennett Armistead with Marc Schauer in January 2014.
After losing their 16-year-old son Jet in 2009, John Travolta and wife Kelly Preston tried for a third child. They were successful even though Preston would be 48 years old when they welcomed a baby boy, Benjamin, in November 2010. Geena Davis was also 48 when she too gave birth to twins, sons Kian William and Kaiis Steven, in May 2004. She had her daughter Alizeh Keshvar at age 46.
Finally, Halle Berry said she was not expecting to get pregnant again when she got pregnant with her son Maceo with then-husband Olivier Martinez. She welcomed him in October 2013 when she was 47-years old.
When Actress Laura Linney gave birth at 49 she had escaped all the excessive scrutiny and blow back that 50-year old Janet Jackson got when the singer announced last month that she was pregnant with her first child.
During an appearance on Live with Kelly (with co-host, husband Marc Consuelos), Linney explains that she wasn’t purposefully keeping it a secret but because it took her so long to finally successfully conceive and carry a child to term, she didn’t want to jinx it.
“I wanted to make sure that my child actually arrived, and was safe and healthy,”the John Adams HBO series star told Kelly Ripa.
She also clarified that she wasn’t purposefully hiding the pregnancy, but didn’t advertise it either. It’s just I “didn’t have a sign that said, ‘Hi, I’m pregnant now,” she added.
“I was just very, very quiet about it — I didn’t hide it intentionally, I just didn’t advertise it,” she added. “So, it was the right thing for me and my family…
The Love Actually actress also that no one ever questioned her about her pregnancy either.
On the flip side, after Jackson announced she was carrying her own child and not using a surrogate as many people assumed given Jackson’s age, the actress/Jackson family royalty was roasted by all the critics [read: members of the public] who thought she was too old and selfish for welcoming a child so late in her life.