05:43 PM EDT 03/19/2015
Originally posted 12/04/2008 12:10PM
Lucy Liu has received a special 40th birthday present: a Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award from UNICEF.
"I feel overwhelmed and incredibly happy," the Dirty Sexy Money star said at the UNICEF Snowflake Ball in New York Wednesday night, where guests included Téa Leoni, first daughter Barbara Bush, and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Liu's birthday was actually Tuesday, but that didn't stop the many guests at the event from wishing her well.
She also got a special birthday tribute from Oscar-nominated songwriter Jon McLaughlin, who sang "Happy Birthday" to her before performing his single "Beating My Heart."
The actress lost her voice before the event, but still participated in the evening's auction. She donated $10,000 for a raft to carry supplies over water.
Originally posted 11/17/2008 06:50PM
The U.K. Daily Mail is apologizing for what it now calls an "inaccurate" article about a relationship between David Duchovny and a tennis coach.
"On October 19, an article about actor David Duchovny may have suggested he had an amorous relationship with a tennis coach, Edit Pakay," the paper says. "We now accept this is inaccurate and Ms. Pakay and Mr. Duchovny are only friends who used to play tennis occasionally. Their relationship went no further and was not a factor in Mr. and Mrs. Duchovny's separation. We apologize to Ms. Pakay, Mr. Duchovny and to Mr. Duchovny's family."
Originally posted 10/20/2008 02:50PM
David Duchovny, who is separated from wife Téa Leoni, denies a report he had an affair with his tennis coach, the actor's lawyer tells PEOPLE.
"The stories about an alleged affair between David Duchovny and his tennis instructor, Edit Pakay, are completely false," attorney Larry Stein says.
The U.K.'s Mail on Sunday reports that the two became involved after Duchovny, 48, hired Pakay for private tennis lessons and that the pair had been "physical" for at least six months.
Originally posted 10/16/2008 02:00PM
Though David Duchovny and Téa Leoni confirmed that they have been separated for several months, a source who knows the couple says they still appear close and friendly.
"They get along great together," says a source in their New York City neighborhood.
"They are such a nice family, so down-to-earth," the source adds. The family was seen together at the Czech Street Festival in Manhattan earlier this month.
Originally posted 10/15/2008 06:35PM
David Duchovny, who recently left rehab for sex addiction, and wife Téa Leoni released a statement Wednesday saying they have been separated for some time.
"In light of continuous speculation over the lives and marriage of Tea Leoni and David Duchovny, the couple has confirmed that they have in fact been separated for several months," the statement says. "The couple had hoped to keep this separation private for the sake of their children."
Duchovny, 48, has been married to actress Leoni since 1997. They have two children, daughter Madelaine West, 9, and son Kyd, 6.
Originally posted 10/07/2008 01:00PM
Fresh out of rehab for sex addiction, David Duchovny looked cozy with wife Téa Leoni when the pair stopped by the Czech Street Festival Saturday in Manhattan.
"They looked like normal people, just a husband and wife enjoying the festival," a representative for the Czech Center New York told PEOPLE.
"They came in the early part of the day – around 11 or noon – visited the festival, bought some food and left," said the source for the Czech Center, which organized the festival. "It looked like they might have walked through on a morning walk."
Originally posted 09/01/2008 05:30PM
The show must go on, but leading lady Téa Leoni is sitting this year’s Toronto International Film Festival out.
Just days after David Duchovny announced that he has entered a rehabilitation center for sex addiction, Leoni, his wife of 11 years, has canceled her scheduled appearance at the upcoming fest, where her film Ghost Town is set to premiere, her rep confirms to PEOPLE.
Originally posted 12/15/2004 06:00AM
Tea Leoni got a little kinky with Adam Sandler in their new movie, Spanglish. The actress, who plays a neurotic mother and wife, says she insisted to the film's director, James L. Brooks, on just one thing during the couple's coupling scene. "I told Jim, 'The only thing is – and I really feel adamant about this – I want to leave her sneakers on.' " Leoni, who has two children with husband David Duchovny, says she'd never leave her running shoes on while being intimate in real life, but her character, Deborah, isn't the touchy-feely type. "Jim, I think, thought I was nuts, but there's something about me leaving my shoes on. You know where (the love scene) is not going to end up, which is cuddling in bed or falling asleep or relaxing."
Originally posted 10/14/2002 11:00AM
This weekend provided a good workout for Tea Leoni -- and for a good cause.
Originally posted 06/18/2002 01:00AM
The couple's "dramatic" 3-year-old daughter, Madelaine West, has a new sibling: a baby brother born Saturday to the Hollywood couple.
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