Los Angeles Daily News
Harris, Vilanch full of fun at event
Article Last Updated:04/07/2008 11:52:50 PM PDT
I had a ringside seat for the 40th Annual Academy of Magical Arts Awards show on Saturday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, and it was certainly an event worthy of my tuxedo.
You also know it’s gonna be a fun awards show when among the first celebs on stage are Neil Patrick Harris and Bruce Vilanch.
Neil to Bruce: “There’s a lot more to show business than just doing tricks!”
Bruce: “This is not what Bette Midler told me.”
Later, the famously overweight and shaggy-haired Bruce (wearing a black T-shirt emblazoned with the words “Big Boned”) suddenly noticed his image being projected on a large video screen and said:
“That’s a very scary close-up. I look like Anna Nicole’s mother!”