The world was shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of James Gandolfini yesterday. Holstens, a New Jersey ice cream shop which served as the backdrop for the iconic final diner scene of “The Sopranos,” quickly filled with fans who wanted to experience a piece of Gandolfini’s entertainment legacy. As a tribute to the late actor, the restaurant placed a “reserved” sign on the empty table where Tony Soprano sat down for his final meal. It’s a striking image, isn’t it?
Meanwhile, Gandolfini’s former co-stars and friends are reacting to his death. One of the most touching messages came from Edie Falco, who played Gandolfini’s TV wife, Carmela Soprano. Keep reading »
While Carmella Soprano would have baked her kids eggplant parmesan, Edie Falco prefers to embarrass hers. This week, she described both of her adopted kids to People, likening her 5-year-old son Anderson to Fabio. Meanwhile, she described her 2-year-old daughter Macy as having “bright red hair and blue eyes. She looks like Chucky. She likes to say ‘Maaa! Maaa!’ in a [loud] scary voice, because she knows it cracks me up … She really is like a devil.” Edie’s obviously got motherly love for her kids but I don’t know if calling your daughter Chucky is much of a compliment? Way to give the girl a complex. [People]
Oh, but celebrities have said worse. Here are some other off-color comments that famous parents have said about their kids. Keep reading »