Driver Announces Her Pregnancy Tonight on Jay Leno 3/13/08
OSCAR NOMINATED ACTRESS MINNIE DRIVER BREAKS EXCLUSIVE NEWS OF HER
PREGNANCY ON “THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO”
Driver Confirms to Leno Tonight After Months of Speculation
BURBANK – March 13, 2008 -- "The Tonight Show with Jay
Leno" (Monday - Friday, 11:35 p.m. - 12:37 a.m. ET on NBC) welcomed
Minnie Driver as guest and musical act performing "Mockingbird"
from her album "Seastories" on Thursday night's show.
Driver surprised both Jay and the studio audience by confirming the
rumors circulating gossip pages for months. When Leno asked the actress
point blank if she was pregnant, Driver responded with a definitive
"Yes, I am." She also added, "I love it more then anything
else," but took the opportunity to quip, "I don't know why they
call it morning sickness, I am sick morning, noon and night, but it's a
fair trade off."
Driver is currently starring in the critically acclaimed "The
Riches" on F/X for which she received both a Golden Globe and Emmy
nomination. Driver has also achieved film success, having been nominated
for an Oscar for her performance in "Good Will Hunting" in the
best supporting actress category.
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