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Liam Neeson Still Struggles To Cope With Natasha Richardson's Tragic Passing - His Feelings On It Today Speak Volumes About Their Love

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It has been almost five years since Natasha Richardson tragically passed away, leaving behind her hubby Liam Neeson and her two sons.

While the 62-year-old actor has opened up about his late wife's death in past interviews, years later, he's still coping with Natasha's death.

In an interview with Anderson Cooper, Liam revealed:

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Emma Stone To Make Her Sultry Broadway Debut?!

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This husky-voiced funny girl is about to get reeaalllll serious — about Broadway, that is!!!

Emma Stone is reportedly in talks to star in the much-anticipated revival of Cabaret!

Um, yes please!!!!

If Emma is in fact cast, she would take on the iconic role of Sally Bowles — the American underground club singer with a drama-filled life that stirs the plot.

The actress would be filling the glamorous shoes of former Sallies including Judi Dench, Natasha Richardson, and — YES — LIZA MINELLI!!!!!

Sounds like a far cry from Gwen Stacy, but we know our uber-talented gurl crush can do it.

Better start resting up those vocals sweetie-pie because they would be crazy to NOT hire you!!!

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Neil Patrick Harris To Co-Host Live! With Kelly Post-Oscar Broadcast!

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There's still no permanent replacement for Regis Philbin on Live! With Kelly, but she'll be certainly getting some good special guests to fill that seat in the coming weeks!

For the show's first-ever post Oscar broadcast, Neil Patrick Harris will be joining Kelly Ripa on location from the Kodak Theatre, where the duo will be interviewing both the winners AND presenters, as well as special fashion panel that includes Isaac Mizrahi, Maria Menounos, and Guy Lawrence Zarian!

Nice!

And check out the rest of Kelly's co-hosts for that week…AFTER THE JUMP!

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Liam Neeson Opens Up About Losing Natasha Richardson

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We can't imagine the pain that Liam Neeson must still feel after having lost his wife, Natasha Richardson, in that shocking ski accident two years ago. He's been rather private about the ordeal, handling his grief without the involvement of the press, but this week, for the first time, he's opening up about his loss.

In the March issue of Esquire, Liam recounts the horrible day of Natasha's accident and explained how he almost didn't get to spend her precious last moments together. He explained:

"I walked into the emergency — it's like seventy, eighty people, broken arms, black eyes, all that — and for the first time in years, nobody recognizes me. Not the nurses. The patients. No one… So I went outside. It's freezing cold, and I thought, What am I gonna do? How am I going to get past the security?"

Luckily, a nurse who was on her smoke break finally did recognize Liam and escorted him to Natasha right away. It was there that a group of "young doctors" gave him the "worst" news of his life. Liam reveals that in order to escape the pain after her death, he threw himself into work. He added:

"It's easy enough to plan jobs, to plan a lot of work. That's effective. But that's the weird thing about grief. You can't prepare for it. You think you're gonna cry and get it over with. You make those plans, but they never work…It hits you in the middle of the night — well, it hits me in the middle of the night. I'm out walking. I'm feeling quite content. And it's like suddenly, boom. It's like you've just done that in your chest."

Poor man. He misses her so much - probably always will. It was really brave of him to come forward like this. Maybe talking about it more will help ease some of the pain.

Our thoughts are still with you, Liam, and your boys.

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Liam Neeson Dating Again

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And her ex-husband speaks very highly of her! How often does that happen?

It's been over a year since poor Natasha Richardson was tragically taken from her children and husband, Liam Neeson, but it seems like Liam is taking the first steps into letting love back into his life.

Liam was spotted earlier this moth with Frya St. Johnston, a U.K.-based public relations executive. The couple were holding hands and looked generally happy. We're told the like Liam, Frya has two young children and according to her ex-husband, she is a "wonderful person and a fantastic mother."

Two very important qualities, for sure.

As for Liam, sources close to the actor say that he is being very cautious about dating again and that his primary focus remains on his two boys.

As it should be, but Liam, we're sure Natasha would want you to be happy. Don't sell yourself short. Only got one life!

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