Jennifer Coolidge has another trophy so as to add to her shelf this awards season.
The breakout “White Lotus” crowd-pleaser, 61, will obtain the 2023 Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year accolade from Harvard University.
On Feb. 4, the Boston native will command a parade via Harvard Square and Hasty Pudding will then host a roast of her.
“We are so excited to welcome Jennifer Coolidge back to her hometown and to Harvard, the iconic setting of ‘Legally Blonde,’ ” mentioned Maya Dubin, Harvard’s Man and Woman of the Year coordinator, in a statement.
Coolidge well-known stole scenes from Reese Witherspoon in 2001 “Legally Blonde” and its 2003 sequel. A 3rd installment is reportedly now within the works.
Now, the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actress can be honored with the long-lasting Pudding Pot prize. Following the ceremony, a efficiency of the Pudding’s 174th manufacturing, Cosmic Relief, will happen.
“Her glittering personality and comedic presence are so Pudding,” Dubin added. “We know she’ll fit right into the Pudding’s musical spectacular, though she’ll still have to earn her Pudding Pot onstage.”
“Better Call Saul” star Bob Odenkirk can be honored Feb. 2 with the Man of the Year award, however as custom dictates, there can be no parade.
Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals — the thespian pupil society on the school — created the Woman of the Year trophy again in 1951.
The medal is given yearly to entertainers who’ve made an enduring contribution to Hollywood.
Coolidge has just lately scored an Emmy, Golden Globe and a Critics Choice awards for her work on “The White Lotus.”
She revealed earlier this month how she didn’t anticipate to get emotional when accepted her Golden Globe on Jan. 10.
“I was surprised at how I spilled my guts!” she told Page Six. “I was standing in front of that crowd and I forgot where I was. I was saying a lot of my feelings. I wasn’t trying to be funny — I was being serious.”
The speech consisted of Coolidge saying how her desires of being within the leisure biz had been “fizzled” by life and she or he supported herself by occurring a string of small ring elements again within the days earlier than her breakout position.