Fact: Actress Alexis Bledel had to call U.S. breakfast show Today on Tuesday (29Nov16) after becoming stuck in traffic en route to the New York City studios. The star had been booked to appear alongside her fellow Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life co-stars Lauren Graham, Kelly Bishop, and Scott Patterson for a cast interview about the new Netflix reboot, but she was unable to appear in person for the live TV chat. Apologising for her absence over the phone, she said, "I'm so sorry, we have the worst traffic!" Bledel finally made it to the studios and joined Lauren and Kelly for another interview in a later segment of the show.
Fact: Actor Milo Ventimiglia is set to reunite with his ex-girlfriend and former co-star Alexis Bledel when he reprises his role as Jess Mariano in the upcoming Gilmore Girls revival TV series. Ventimiglia portrayed Bledel's onscreen love interest, and the two dated offscreen from 2002 to 2006.
Quote: "Oh my God, besides him being a consummate professional with one of the best voices ever, he loved to have fun. He was highly intelligent. He loved to play. He mentored Alexis, he really took her under his wing because he realised she was new to the business. He was a doll. He was my buddy." Gilmore Girls actress Kelly Bishop remembers how her late onscreen husband Edward Herrmann helped young Alexis Bledel get settled into life on the cult TV series.
Quote: "Ed Herrmann was a wonderful actor and a kind man. He was endlessly knowledgeable about theatre, Tv and film, and would generously share his wisdom or tell stories from a long and rewarding career. I am grateful to him for that, and will miss him tremendously." Actress Alexis Bledel pays tribute to her Gilmore Girls grandfather, who died on New Year's Eve (31Dec14).
Tweet: "I know I swore I wouldn't tweet, but I got so tired of hearing about fake mes, so here I am. To clear the air! It's me Alexis." Actress Alexis Bledel joins Twitter.com to do away with impostors.
Fact: Actress Alexis Bledel has signed up to hit the world's catwalks as the latest addition to Kate Moss and Giselle Bundchen's modelling agency IMG.
Quote: "The only way I ever would have gotten into Yale (University) was fictionally. The show's exterior shots were all stock footage of the campus. We never did any filming there." Actress Alexis Bledel on her character's Ivy League schooling in TV show Gilmore Girls.