Joyful Heart in the News

The Variety Power of Women luncheon honored Julianne Moore, Lupita Nyong'o, Megyn Kelly, Misty Copeland, Vera Wang and Mariska Hargitay for philanthropic work that included gun safety initiatives, global health, child and sex abuse prevention

April 8, 2016
U.S. News & World Report
Jocelyn Noveck

NEW YORK (AP) — Host Billy Eichner quipped at Variety's Power of Women luncheon Friday that he wasn't being paid nearly enough for the emcee job he was doing — and that's why he knows what it's like to be a woman in Hollywood.

But otherwise, the event focused squarely on the serious philanthropic efforts of the celebrity honorees, who included two Oscar-winning actresses (Lupita Nyong'o and Julianne Moore), a Fox anchor much in the news this election season (Megyn Kelly), a trailblazing ballerina (Misty Copeland), a top fashion designer (Vera Wang), and a TV star (Mariska Hargitay).


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