“I had not been political in my life at all until I recognized and learned through the research that I did — that I was representing 80% of all the working women in this country. So I became politicized.”
Before the Alec Baldwin incident came the deaths of Jon-Erik Hexum and Brandon Lee. Both are still referenced frequently in Tinseltown, particularly by prop experts who train actors on how to safely handle weapons during production.
There was a time when being on “Survivor” meant being sent to a remote island to test physical and mental resilience. Nowadays, as one former contestant found out, walking to pilates class in Santa Monica is more treacherous.