Eva Longoria has quite the busy schedule. On top of her usual acting gigs, she’s also been studying for her Master’s Degree in Chicano Studies. If everything goes according to plan, she’ll graduate in a few weeks.
She talked about it at the Lays Do Us A Flavor event, saying:
We can't begin to express to you how much we adore Amy Poehler, so it breaks our heart to see her so visibly upset like this!
But the normally very jovial Parks & Recreation comedienne is a both a Boston area native and graduated from Boston College, so it should come as no surprise that the heartwrenching drama surrounding the Boston Marathon bombing and the subsequent, incredibly violent 24 manhunt for the suspects would have a deeply profound affect on her.
Sadly, this is very clear in the latest "Ask Amy" video she posted on her "Smart Girls" YouTube channel this week.
During an interview with Ellemagazine, the March cover star said:
"It was crazy. It was pretty much, like, Helen Mirren, Cate Blanchett, Saoirse Ronan, and me. Then Jennifer Lawrence came in for a little bit, and Kate Winslet, Carey Mulligan…. But it was kind of all that group, with all of these different press things that we had to do. You're having meals together, and doing these roundtables—I felt like I was hallucinating. Most of those people I'd never met before, so it was like the moment when you're not at the kid's table anymore: Wow, not only am I sitting with these legends, but Kate Winslet saw me and ran across the room and grabbed me and with such a beautiful intensity said, 'I am so fucking excited for you!' I love her."
Imagine being hugged by your fave! Wouldn't you just die?!
Though she's on a high now with her career, things haven't always been easy for her. The 26-year-old admitted to the magazine that she doesn't have a relationship with her father and hasn't talked to him in a decade: