Soon soon after Will Smith struck Chris Rock onstage at the Oscars Sunday, Jamie Lee Curtis introduced us with a puppy interlude.
She appeared with a small puppy in her arms as part of the In Memoriam phase.
Curtis held the pet when spending tribute to beloved actor and animal rescue advocate Betty White, who died on New Year’s Eve, shortly right before her 100th birthday.
“The greatest gift you could give Betty White is to open up your heart and your dwelling and adopt a rescue doggy just like MacNCheese from Paw Operates,” Curtis stated.
The up coming working day, she learned that John Travolta and his relatives had heeded equally her phrases and White’s case in point.
Englewood’s Travolta, 68, and his son Ben, 11, adopted MacNCheese, the exact same puppy she was keeping at the ceremony.
“A MAGICAL ending to the tale from final night time,” said Curtis, 63, in an Instagram article, sharing a picture of Travolta, Ben and the doggy originally posted by Travolta.
“At the Oscars I reconnected with my pal, John Travolta,” she continued. “We starred together in the film Great back in 1984. I experienced presently still left the Dolby theater final evening after honoring Betty White and was on my way household when anyone texted me a photo of John keeping very little mac & cheese in the inexperienced area before his presentation of the ideal actor Oscar. I believed it was so wonderful to see him with her and then currently I located out that he and his son, Ben have adopted attractive minimal mac & cheese and are using her household today.”
Prior to presenting the Oscar for very best actor to Will Smith, Travolta — who Curtis referred to as her “Pawfect” co-star — experienced a “Pulp Fiction” reunion with Samuel L. Jackson and Uma Thurman and danced on phase with Thurman.
Curtis termed the dog’s adoption “an emotional conclusion and a excellent tribute to Betty White.”
Throughout the Oscars memorial reel, the actor held the dog as the melody from “Golden Girls” topic tune “Thank You For Becoming a Friend” performed.
“Day in and working day out for virtually a century, she was was a girl who cared so a lot for not just her two-legged good friends, but for animals just like this,” Curtis stated of White.
“Oh, Betty,” she stated on Instagram just after the present. “We love you so. We miss out on you. The animals skip you more. They know how substantially you beloved them. I’m quite satisfied we have been in a position to honor YOU AND give the world a very small glimpse into the electricity of the confront of a tiny rescue puppy dog who is just looking for adore and relatives and protection and heat. Thank you for being a good friend to all of us and all of them and thank you to @pawworks and @theacademy for generating THIS minute!”
Paw Is effective is a pet rescue business dependent in Camarillo, Cailfornia.
Curtis explained she picked out MacNCheese from a collection of images of rescue puppies on the Paw Operates web-site.
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