05:47 PM EDT 12/22/2014
Originally posted 09/17/2014 08:05PM
When Fran Drescher, star of TV Land's Happily Divorced, married Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai at their home on the beach in L.A. Sept. 7, they made sure to keep things intimate – and traditional.
Originally posted 09/07/2014 07:00PM
Fran Drescher, star of TV Land's Happily Divorced, is now happily married, a rep from Drescher's office confirmed exclusively to PEOPLE.
Originally posted 01/08/2014 01:00PM
You can call her Cinderella.
Originally posted 12/30/2013 08:30AM
Cinderella obviously has a cell these days.
Call Me Maybe singer Carly Rae Jepsen will make her Broadway debut in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
"Broadway has been a dream of mine since I was a little girl," said Jepsen, 28, "and I look forward to working with this incredibly talented cast to tell this classic tale."
Originally posted 06/05/2012 02:30PM
A year after making his moves on Dancing with the Stars, Ralph Macchio is now back on TV – this time, making pizza.
The former Karate Kid, 50, who finished fourth while on the dancing competition, will guest star on Wednesday's Happily Divorced finale, playing a New Yorker who vies for Fran Drescher's affection while he opens up a pizza parlor.
But with the announcement that DWTS is currently casting an all-star season, might Macchio be reaching for his dancing shoes once more?
Originally posted 06/13/2011 03:20PM
Fran Drescher didn't have to look far for inspiration for her new TV Land show Happily Divorced, which premieres June 15. The sitcom, about a woman whose husband turns out to be gay, is actually based on her own experience.
After her marriage of 21 years ended, Drescher's husband, Peter Marc Jacobson, came out of the closet.
"He had already been living a gay life away from me after we divorced, and he said, 'I don't want you to be shocked. I'm dating men,' " the actress, 53, tells PEOPLE in its current issue, on stands now.
Originally posted 03/15/2011 07:10PM
Wanted, one duck.
When Aflac announced it was giving Gilbert Gottfried the boot for his disrespectful Tweets about the Japanese tsunami, it created an immediate job opening for someone with a distinctive talent.
According to reports, Aflac will start a nationwide casting search, and already some frontrunners are being mentioned.
Fran Drescher, for one, has a trademark laugh and Gottfried's nasal tone, while Joan Rivers posses a loud, raspy voice.
Then there's Sofia Vergara. She's not only loud, but a recent Modern Family episode suggested she can already squawk like a bird.
Originally posted 12/09/2008 11:15AM
Everyone’s favorite nanny is looking to take her famous Queens accent to a new home – the U.S. Senate, that is.
Fran Drescher tells PEOPLE she's offering up her name as a replacement for Senator Hillary Clinton, who has been nominated as Secretary of State. New York Gov. David Paterson must find an interim to fill the remaining two years of Clinton's term.
"I'm a New Yorker. It's a part of the fabric of my being," says Drescher, 51. "It just seems natural to me to throw my hat in the ring."
Originally posted 12/08/2008 12:25PM
Here's one way to prevent any filibusters: Fran Drescher's screechy voice.
The former star of The Nanny – and inveterate New Yorker – wants to fill the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Hillary Rodham Clinton (who is leaving to become Barack Obama's Secretary of State).
New York Gov. David Paterson is said to be seriously considering former first daughter – and political activist – Caroline Kennedy, 51, for Clinton's position, but Drescher, also 51, is firm in her desire. New York magazine quotes the actress as saying she's qualified for the job, as well as "an authentic and honest person."
What do you think?
Originally posted 05/12/2005 08:00AM
ADOPTED: Sharon Stone, 47, has adopted a baby boy, born to "unknown and unrelated parents in Texas" on Saturday and named Laird Vonne Stone by the actress, Stone's publicist, Cindi Berger, said in a statement, adding "Mommy and her boys are over the moon." The Basic Instinct actress has a 4-year-old son, Roan. She and her husband, Phil Bronstein, divorced in 2004 after five years of marriage. She is currently in London filming Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction.
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