May 22, 2024


Art Is Experience

Susan Lucci Remembers 'Hollywood Royalty' Kirk Douglas After Death at 103: He Was 'an Inspiration' (Exclusive)

Kirk Douglas’ loss of life on Wednesday at the age of 103 was felt throughout all of exhibit company, as entertainers reflected on the acclaimed star’s iconic legacy and incomparable occupation.

Tv icon Susan Lucci was amongst the quite a few stars who shared their memories and condolences adhering to the information.

ET spoke with Lucci at the American Coronary heart Association’s Once-a-year Go Pink for Girls Pink Dress Collection style exhibit at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York Town on Wednesday, and she opened up about the information of Douglas’ loss of life.

“He is Hollywood royalty and, properly, deservedly so,” Lucci reflected. “He was seriously an inspiration for quite a few folks in the business and a fantastic guy. I want his loved ones all the greatest.”

“I remember looking at Catherine Zeta-Jones, his daughter-in-law at an celebration with him and she was so wonderful with him,” Lucci extra fondly.

While reminiscing on Douglas’ daily life, Lucci also opened up about her involvement in the American Coronary heart Association’s annual celebration, which aims to elevate recognition about the principal threat to women of all ages in America — coronary heart disorder.

“I have had events in my daily life… and I have realized so substantially and I’m so proud of the association,” Lucci said, referring to her possess brush with loss of life when she had to bear emergency coronary heart operation in October 2018, narrowly preventing what he physicians referred to as a “a widow-maker” coronary heart attack.

“I’m below to test and notify women of all ages to put on your own on your to do listing,” Lucci shared. “You know, as women of all ages, we don’t. I failed to. It’s important to do it. You can preserve your possess daily life.”

Lucci is amongst quite a few celebs who have shared their memories and tributes to Douglas adhering to his loss of life — together with his son, Michael Douglas, and quite a few other people.

For additional on the Spartacus star’s daily life and legacy, see the video clip beneath.

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