Sunday, July 04, 2010

Blind Items Revealed

June 2, 2010

A few weeks ago this C list movie and television actress who used to be B and has a very distinctive voice was in the airport when she met a woman and her wheelchair bound daughter. The mom and daughter were going back to their home after being in Los Angeles for what they thought was going to be a Make A Wish type event. NOT Make A Wish but some other organization. Anyway, it turned out that the event the daughter was supposed to go to to meet one of her favorite musicians was canceled. Literally all the daughter got was a t-shirt. No Disneyland, no nothing. Well, our actress called her manager, canceled her own ticket on the flight and took both the mom and the daughter to a hotel, called all of her friends and anyone else she could think of and threw the girl a party at her house with about 20 A and B list actors and also the girl's favorite musician. She then arranged for a limo to take the two to the airport the next day.

Joey Lauren Adams

36 comments:

PS said...

OOH!! That was my guess! Woohoo! LOVE HER!

flwrgurl said...

Yes sounds like her!! love her used to work for her and she was just a delight!

Good Work Joey!

Shmooey said...

Don't know who this is - name rings a bell but can't put a face to it - but VERY well done!

I shall google this person now...

Little Miss Smoke and Mirrors said...

Yay!!!! Thanks for revealing this one!

Jesslikesstuff said...

That's so awesome that it's her! What has she been in lately? I know her from Chasing Amy...but that was ages ago! I guess if she's still C list it means she's got a career going...what is she in?

anita_mark said...

I can see her doing that. I wonder who the musician is/was.

RocketQueen said...

I remember someone DID guess Joey, but late in the game - congrats PS :)

PollyPureBred said...

I want to know who her fab guests were - what a great story!!

Cheryl said...

Very cool!

timebob said...

shanna leigh said...

joey lauren adams?
8:07 AM

PS you guessed it right after her.

eyeonu2 said...

This was a cool thing to do! Great reveal!

Joanna said...

That is awesome! She has always seemed like a very nice person. Good for her!
I love blinds like that.

Lissette said...

What a fantastic story! YAY! I've always loved her. GREAT to hear--a celebrity using their celebrity for good.
YAY!

timebob said...

Joey used to date Kevin Smith she was in one of his movies.

heatherhug said...

This is just awesome. I like to think if I were remotely famous I'd do something like this. I'm going to go watch Dazed and Confused again in her honor (and I'll boo at the Jason London parts).

Whitney said...

Oh, I was hoping this one would be revealed! Yay for her. :)

Kelsey said...

love these kindness blinds!

nancer said...

i love her. i remember when she was dating vince vaughn and they made a pretty good movie together.

very nice.

Shmooey said...

Ok, so I've just read the Trivia section of her imdb.com page.

This is my favourite bit:

"Often mistaken for Renée Zellweger. During her appearance on "Dinner for Five" (2001) she said the person who most-often makes that mistake is Miramax co-founder Harvey Weinstein."

:D

ctkat1 said...

She had a supporting part on "United States of Tara" this past season- I've always liked her, now even more so!

Moosefan said...

Awesome! Glad that she was able to turn it around for them! And props to the people she called that showed!

mngddess said...

God bless her. That was a lovely thing to do.

Mrs.M5 said...

oh man, i'm so glad it was her! i thought it might be Fran Drescher, but i LOVE Joey Lauren Adams, too!

KLM said...

Love kindness blinds. How nice of her - I've always liked her in movies, now I know she is a good person, too. Thanks for the reveal!!

not on my dollar said...

Don't know her but glad for her act of kindness.

Julie said...

glad to hear she's awesome :)

i wish we knew who the musician was, because thats awesome that Joey could just call them up like that and they'd show up.

My daughter was going to get a "make a wish", but we didn't want to because we thought our wishes were granted when she overcame all her hardships from her stroke.

There are a lot of charities out there that are shams. You'd be surprised. We lived at the Ronald McDonald house for 6 months, but still somehow got snailmail about all these different charities. I showed them to my daughters social worker and even she had said she'd never heard of them.

sickening :\

jess said...

Good! shee always semmed nice. Now who was that musician?

heatherhug said...

@Julie: I hope your daughter is doing ok. I have a special needs brother, and had the same experience with charities. Thanks for sharing!

shakey said...

Julie, very happy for your daughter's recovery.

Joey Lauren Adams starred with Adam Sandler in Big Daddy. Oh damn - I was going to guess Billy Idol, but we're talking about a young daughter.

Which musician in with the younger set and would be hip enough to be friends with her and show up at a party with Kevin Smith, Adam Sandler, et al?

Eminem was in Funny People ...

Amit! said...

I was so sure that this was Fran Drescher, but I loved this.

Elizabeth said...

Love stories like this...

Mango said...

Wow, what a kind, kind thing to do.

Ms.Leigh said...

i don't believe i know who she is, but i will google her and join her fan club!!

featherbell said...

It's so great to read that an actress you like is also capable of being kind and generous. Thanks for this! BTW: she was in a bunch of Kevin Smith's films, but I liked her in a movie from awhile back called "In the Shadows," with Matthew Modine.

bionic bunny! said...

she was with kevin for like 8 years, IIRC. and i can totally see her doing this sort of thing! good for her!

MCH said...

I loved this story!! So sweet! I want to know the musician too! That day was probably better than whatever MAW-like was going to do.