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Idina Menzel, Claire Danes honored for charity work

Variety magazine feted Idina Menzel, Iman, Claire Danes, and others Friday for their “Power of Women: New York” issue — not for how much power they have, but how they wield it for good.

The women, along with Sarah Jessica Parker, Susan Sarandon, and A&E President and CEO Nancy Dubac, were honored for their charitable work at a luncheon at ritzy Cipriani in Manhattan. It was hosted by designer Zac Posen and featured Katie Couric, Gayle King, Josh Groban, and others paying tribute.

“The fact that we’re here means we are really lucky…so why do this?” said Sarandon after she was given an award for her support of the group Hope North, which provides an education for Ugandan children of war. “It feels really good to know you have done something.” READ FULL STORY

Taye Diggs, Idina Menzel separate

Private Practice star Taye Diggs and Tony-winner Idina Menzel are separating after 10 years of marriage, People reports. The couple, who met while performing in the original Broadway production of Rent, have a four-year-old son.

“Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs have jointly decided to separate at this time,” the couple’s reps told People. “Their primary focus and concern is for their son. We ask that you respect their privacy during this time.”

Diggs stars in Best Man Holiday, out now; Menzel just wrapped a preview run of the new musical If/Then in Washington, D.C. and is the voice of Elsa in the Disney animated holiday film Frozen.

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