Happy happy birthday to the baddest broad I know. Thanks for showing us every single day how to use our super powers for good, @charlizeafrica. You are absolutely superlative. 🎂⚡️💛
If you are anywhere near Brooklyn NY, go check out the extraordinary art exhibit @beyondthestreetsart. It’s a massive, brilliantly curated exhibit that focuses on street art and its incredible impact on American culture, from graffiti and mural artists and outsider art to hip hop, skate and punk culture and massive street stars like Banksy, Shepard Fairey ( @obeygiant), Murakami ( @takashipom), @patrick_martinez_studio and more. It is one of the most impressive and expansive art experiences I have ever encountered, and reminds you that people are still doing meaningful and beautiful things in the world every single day, often with very little.
#Repost @courageandstone ・・・ There's nothing worse than getting home after a long day and having to do... anything. Just pop the top off your #CourageandStone, pour, drink and enjoy. We've got the perfect 80-proof Whiskey Old Fashioned, 70-proof Gin Old Fashioned, and 80-proof Manhattan ready wherever, and whenever, you are. Now aren’t you sophisticated! Enjoy, champ. 🥃
Spent a lovely night celebrating and toasting our beloved @thesaragilbert with @thetalkcbs hosts old and new! Such a great night with brilliant women I deeply admire. So grateful I was able to work with Sara for six incredible years. I know of no one more dedicated, more passionate, more present than Sara. She puts her heart into every single thing she does. Congratulations on an extraordinary run on the beautiful show you created, Sara. I am so honored to know you and I cannot wait to see the incredible things you do next. I will be on the sidelines cheering you on, and waiting to toast you. Excelsior! 🥂💛 @thesaragilbert @sharonosbourne @therealeve @carrieanninaba
Stopped by my buddy @richeisen’s place to ply him with strong drink far too early in the day. He was game. See what I did there? 🥃🏈 #Repost @courageandstone ・・・ Cheers! 🥃 Aisha stopped by @richeisenshow to do some day drinking with our smooth, high-proof Whiskey Old Fashioned. Tough job but someone's gotta do it.
Go see my best girl @emilybett be brilliant off-broadway in reborning @realitycurve. She’s an absolute superstar. #getit ・・・ “This here is Kelly and I am fortunate to get to bring her to life tonight at the @sohoplayhouse 🤘🏼Zayd Dorhn’s Reborning is a wild rollercoaster that @loritriolo @paul.piaskowski and I are currently riding. Tonight we officially open!!! 💥 This has been an experience of a lifetime. 👶🖤🧡🖤👶”
Next Thursday I’ll be at @StoneLibertyStation for #HopCon. It’s like no other beer festival you’ve ever been to and the perfect complement to all the Comic-Con stuff going next week in San Diego. Beer (including my own creation) food, Quiz-o-Tron and live music. Tickets are still available but it WILL sell out. Copy and paste for details: https://www.stonebrewing.com/events/hop-con-70”
What’s up Tuscany why don’t you slide into my DMs right quick🍷☀️🇮🇹 (Peep that leisure lady hat game 👑)
We’re not waiting for anyone to “give us” equality. We’ll just take it, thank you very much.
Happy birthday to this sweet and beautiful creature. @edward_joseph_ you are a delight in every context. Get out there and catch them happy birthday D’s! 🎂🌶
Happy Father’s Day, Daddy. You’re one bad mutha... (shut yo’ mouth!) But I’m talking about Dad! And I can dig it.
#Repost @chemical_x_lab ・・・ Inequality is the biggest issue facing the world. Inequality in economics, gender, healthcare, education, opportunity, ethnicity, environment and of course housing. Skid Rodeo Drive attempts to close that gap visually in an effort to close it physically. There is only one race, the human race. We should treat each other fairly. Hope you have a good day today.
#Repost @chemical_x_lab ・・・ Homelessness jumps 12% in L.A. County and 16% in the city; officials ‘stunned’. 🙄
#fb to the time I went to the #treblereunion at #oldtrafford and had the time of my life. Huge thanks to @manchesterunited and especially @gem_thompson7 for an extraordinary day and all the players for an epic game that raised money for the @manchesterunitedfoundation’s very important work with youth. Got to meet all the Legends and got this sweet jersey. Feeling fine! #redforlife
#Repost @aclu_nationwide ・・・ Share this widely. Know your rights. 🔗 You can donate to support our work for abortion rights at the link in @aclu_nationwide’s bio
Had SUCH a great time on the set of @outlander_starz today! 🏴🥃 HUGE thanks to @samheughan for the incredibly warm welcome and Scottish TLC, and @caitrionabalfe for her sunshine loveliness ☀️ and taking this photo in her robe (she is an utter champion and looks good in anything, all the time). Thanks also to @matthew_b_roberts for the killer visit and all the juicy inside showrunner dish. I learned so much! You’re a monster of rock. 👊🏾 I’m such a huge fan of #Outlander — can’t wait for Season 5 to air — it’s going to be 🎥🌲👸🏻🤴🏻🔥 #sassenach #outlander #thekingandqueeninthenorth
New week, new things! Last Friday was my last day taping the last episode of @crimmindscbs. This weekend the entire cast and crew danced and toasted and laughed and celebrated 15 seasons of a powerhouse show made incredible every day via the hard work of an incredible creative family. We danced until the lights came on and then we danced some more. ( @kirstenvangsness has some good photos in her story). In honor of such a magnificent end to a truly magnificent thing, I got myself a little wrap present, courtesy of the LEGENDARY @markmahoney_ssc at @shamrocksocialclub. What an honor to get inked by the king! 👑(@crimmindscbs fans can spot him in the last episode of CM I directed — “Broken Wing” (1409) — where I asked him to play... wait for it... a super cool tattoo artist 🖤 He nailed it.). My mom was there and took these pictures. It was a special day on a special weekend. This little baby reminds me to always be ready for life. To stay loaded for LIFE, because it doesn’t start tomorrow, or someday, or after you’ve lost five pounds or gotten a new outfit or a new lover or a new apartment or somehow made yourself into some idea of perfection. (And it‘s a metaphorical gun not a real one so save the judgmental comments; this gun only fires free hugs). Life is now. Happening all around you. In the little joys and the big triumphs. In the bittersweet farewells and the exciting new friendships. In life-changing experiences you’ve had, and new adventures that await. Be open. Be present. Be ready. #soitpret #mesnouvelles #wheelsup
Happy Mother’s Day to the most badass woman I know. Mom, I’ll never be as cool, smart or strong as you but I’m sure as heck going to try. 💗🥂🌸
Day 5 on the last episode of @crimmindscbs. It was a long night, but we made magic. This team never rests. Until we do. #lastdays #wheelsup 🕵🏻♀️🕵🏼♀️🕵🏼♀️🕵🏾♀️🖤🕵🏼♂️🕵🏼♂️🕵🏽♂️🕵🏻♂️
We are holding on as tightly as we can. Just a few more days left. @crimmindscbs ・・・・ day 5 of the last C.M 4 ever. (and based on our hands you can probably profile that we don’t want to let each other go)
Some friendships take a long time to build, and some come at you like a freight train out of nowhere and change your life forever. In the time I have known @stephenamell I have grown and learned and challenged myself in ways I could never have anticipated. I don’t know anyone hungrier for life or learning than this man, more generous, more caring, more willing to push himself, more willing to grow. The best friends are the ones who make you better, who share their happiness and find genuine joy in the happiness of the people they love. Plus that dude makes me laugh like an effing banshee. The happiest of birthdays, SA. So glad I talked all that shit to you at that party years ago. 🎂🖤 PS don’t ever make me watch you wrestle again. kthxbye.
I couldn’t make it to the Kentucky Derby this year, so instead I’m cooking recipes out of four-time James Beard nominee @chefedwardlee’s incredible cookbook #buttermilkgraffiti. He’s a master of southern cooking and one of the coolest cats I know. If you’re in Louisville this weekend go visit one is his many restaurants. If you’re watching from afar, grab this cookbook and bring his kickass modern southern cooking home. 🥃 🔥
Today is the first day of taping of the last episode of @crimmindscbs EVER. In honor of that, here are some shots from our very last table read in the entire universe ever, where @gublergram and I decided we would make it #jumpsuitmonday. We look like twins! #cmspiritday I’ll try to story a little bit every day I shoot these next two weeks. I love this cast and crew in a way I will never be able to fully articulate; in the four-plus years I have been here I have laughed and cried and hugged and yelled and grown so much in the company of these brilliant people. These days are so sweetly bittersweet. It’s hard to imagine my life without this place. We’re going to have an amazing last few days, hug it out, and drop the mic. #wheelsup #wheelsupwednesday #onelasttime #unsubforwhat
When it’s time for #wheelsup I like to dive into great books, like #lifewillbethedeathofme by my brilliant friend @chelseahandler. Raw, honest and unflinching, it is an expression of Chelsea at her finest: funny and vulnerable, but still able to pack a nuclear punch. Get it. Read it. Level up your life.
And also these motherfuckers. Love. #mayonnaisejar
I mean... these motherfuckers. 🥰 #mayonnaisejar
Almost all of our @crimmindscbs fam got to come out for the @backforkfilm premiere this week ( @gublergram is on tour for his amazing new book #rumplebuttercup and @pagetpagetgram had a VERY early call the next day and all the lines in the world to memorize). It’s out in sélect theaters today and on VOD everywhere April 9. So impressed by @j0shstewart’s surehanded writing and directing and our own @ajcook’s powerful and nuanced acting. Go see this important independent film about the #opiate crisis deeply affecting so many American families today.
Double #fbf: Sported my #womenontop sweater from my great conversation with @cindypinkceo about self-actualisation to the screening of the extraordinary upcoming @littlewoodsfilm, about women’s access to health care, sponsored by @plannedparenthood and @refinery29. Women’s health and personal freedoms are under attack now more than ever. Now is the time to stand up. #defendtitlex
So thrilled and honored to be at the @humanrightscampaign fundraising gala tonight. I believe so deeply in their mission and am grateful to have the opportunity to support the LGBTQIIA community in its fight for equality. Until all of us are free, none of us are free. #intersectionality 👊🏾✊🏾🏳️🌈 ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜✨
Got to honor the Queen of all Queens, the incomparable @rupaulofficial, when I moderated the @paleycenter @rupaulsdragrace panel today. What an honor to celebrate drag, gay, and queer culture and the impact this extraordinary show has had on advancing equality and acceptance. #youbettawerq 👑💎 Glam by @stephaniecozartburton & @porshawnanicole 📸 me biatch
When you tolerate hate you allow it to thrive. We are all humans first.
Health care is a human right. Reproductive health care is a human right. I stand against the latest attack on reproductive health care because people deserve to hear ALL their options. I stand with Planned Parenthood to #ProtectX: bit.ly/titlex-4