EXCLUSIVE: ‘I’m grateful, happy to be here’: Lisa Rinna helps out charity Project Angel Food with husband Harry on Thanksgiving… after news of RHOBH ‘break’
The beauty told DailyMail.com exclusively that she was doing fine after being put in the spotlight this year with Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills.
‘It’s always amazing to be here at Project Angel Food. I’m grateful, thankful and happy to be here,’ the star shared.
Her TV show Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills was put on a little ‘minute break,’ which Andy Cohen confirmed this week.
Cool and caring couple: Lisa Rinna and her husband Harry Hamlin were lending a hand for a Project Angel Food event on Thanksgiving in Los Angeles
‘Beverly Hills, we’re taking a minute break,’ the executive producer told E! News. ‘And then we’ll be back shooting with them in the new year,’ he added.
He did not reveal which housewives would be returning for the next season.
Work it: The beauty told DailyMail.com exclusively that she was doing fine after being put in the spotlight this year with Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills
With the man of the day: Rinna and Hamlin with Project Angel Food CEO Richard Ayoub
Project Angel Food feeds 2,500 critically ill people every day, they are based in Hollywood. On Thursday they delivered 7,400 meals.
Lisa’s husband Harry also spoke to DailyMail.com.
He said his upcoming TV series called Mayfair Witches based on a novel by Anne Rice, will premiere on AMC on January 8.
Great team: Project Angel Food feeds 2,500 critically ill people every day, they are based in West Hollywood. On Thursday they delivered 7,400 meals; Hamlin, Lawrence Zarian, Rinna and Eileen Davidson
‘It’s a three-part series. It’s all about New Orleans and I play the patriarch of this family of witches,’ he said.
Harry told DailyMail.com why he and his family continue to do volunteer work.
‘We are extremely fortunate to have the gifts we have in our life and to live the life we do,’ he explained.
Good company: Amy Yasbeck joined the couple at Project Angel Food Thanksgiving 2022 at Project Angel Food
Good fall look: Amy had on a plaid shirt with brown slacks and matching lace up boots
‘There’s a flip side to that coin. There are a lot of people who are not living that life. So if we have any opportunity to give back, we take it. Project Angel Food means a lot to us.’
CEO Richard Ayoub also spoke with DailyMail.com.
‘At Project Angel Food every day is Thanksgiving because we deliver meals to people’s homes who are sick hungry and alone. All the meals are medically tailored to their illness.
‘But today, everyone else is award of PAF because we have celebrities here, the media, even the mayor. We have volunteers. This is something that happens 365 days a year because our clients need it. They can’t leave their home. They are sick and homebound and we come to them. Not only do we bring them food, we also bring them that human connection. We are that friend who visits them once a week.’
Fun day: Joan Rivers’ daughter Melissa Rivers posed with her son Cooper Endicott
Juan Pablo Di Pace who is on The Bad Girl premiering December 8 on ViX + said, ‘It’s a novel that we turned into a ten-episode series.’
Juan Pablo also shared, ‘I’m finishing a film that I wrote and directed called For Another Time. It’s an LGBTQ story. It’s a movie about memory, about something that happens in our life when we are teenagers. We sort of live our life as a response to that.
Cheyenne Jackson came with his husband Jason Landau and their six year old twins Ethan and Willow.
‘I was so excited that my kids are the age that they were able to come. I’m trying to teach them if you have something give, if you have time, give.
Good work: CEO Richard Ayoub also spoke with DailyMail.com. ‘At Project Angel Food every day is Thanksgiving because we deliver meals to people’s homes who are sick hungry and alone. All the meals are medically tailored to their illness’; seen with Eileen
‘This is a perfect example of showing them how they can make a difference. They got to scoop the cereal, it was great.’
DailyMail.com then asked him about his late co-star Leslie Jordan, who was his co-star on the sitcom Call Me Kat.
Last Christmas they also released a song together, a cover of the classic Little Drummer Boy.
‘Leslie was one of my best friends. It’s a huge loss not only to our show, but to Los Angeles, Hollywood and really the world. He was beloved by everybody. He always said he wanted to be like Dolly Parton. He told me that ‘nobody can ever say a bad thing about Dolly Parton and I want it to be same for me.’
Arm in arm on the red carpet: (L-R) Peter Porte and Juan Pablo di Pace
Mayor Eric Garcetti joined Ayoub, celebrity supporters and 225 volunteers and staff to prepare and deliver 7,400 meals on Thanksgiving Day seriously ill and housing insecure people throughout 4,700 square miles of L.A. County.
For many of the celebrities joining Project Angel Food’s Thanksgiving Day volunteer pool, the day was about sharing the experience with family.
Volunteers also included Weird Al Yankovic with his wife Suzanne and daughter Nina;; American Idol favorite Ava Maybee with her mother, and Melissa Rivers with son Cooper Endicott, continuing her mother Joan Rivers’ legacy of volunteering on Thanksgiving.
Avatar: The Way of Water star Trinity Bliss brought her parents just weeks before the December 16 release of the highly anticipated film.
Mr Mayor: Mayor Eric Garcetti joined Ayoub, celebrity supporters and 225 volunteers and staff to prepare and deliver 7,400 meals on Thanksgiving Day seriously ill and housing insecure people throughout 4,700 square miles of L.A. County; with Trinity Bliss