Friday, April 16, 2010 / 4:00 pm
Last month at the ShoWest Convention in Los Vegas, Katherine suffered a wardrobe disaster when her dress strap snapped as she went on stage to collect her "Female Star Of The Year" award. Fortunately, her blushes were spared by Access Hollywood presenter and event host Billy Bush who held the broken strap in place allowing Katie to preserve her modesty and complete her acceptance speech.
However, this near fashion disaster has had a lasting impression on Katherine, as she revealed at the ASPCA Bergh Ball in New York on Thursday evening, prior to stepping on stage to collect the organizations Presidential Service Award for her animal welfare work. "I’m really, really paranoid now after that," she laughed. "Every outfit I put on, I’m like, ‘Is it all in place?’ Scary."
Friday, April 16, 2010 / 11:03 am
Katherine Heigl told reporters at the 13th Annual ASPCA Bergh Ball in New York last night that she is learning a lot about herself and motherhood. She explains, "I’m a lot more strict than I thought I would be. I really feel like discipline and manners, a good schedule, a good night sleep and a good nap are really important. I didn’t think I would be quite so like that."
She also revealed that watching a movie or TV show involving a mother-daughter relationship has been a very emotional experience for her. "It is so gut wrenching in a way that I could have never predicted," she says. "You have this empathy suddenly – this compassion for a mother going through anything complicated or difficult with a child. It’s something that I understand now – that unbelievable drive and instinct to protect."
Friday, April 16, 2010 / 9:20 am
At the 13th Annual ASPCA Bergh Ball in New York on Thursday evening, Katherine was honored with the Presidential Service Award for her work and dedication to animal welfare through the Jason Debus Heigl Foundation which she established with her mother Nancy.
Entertainment Tonight was at the event, which was held at The Plaza, and in addition to chatting to Katherine about her award, family and life after "Grey’s Anatomy", they were also on hand to film her receiving the accolade.
Thursday, April 15, 2010 / 6:48 pm
Katherine Heigl attended the 13th Annual ASPCA Bergh Ball at The Plaza Hotel in New York this evening. She was honored at the star-studded event, themed ‘Animal House’, with the prestigious Presidential Service Award for her dedication to animal welfare.
The ASPCA recognized the work of the Jason Debus Heigl Foundation which she founded with her mother Nancy. The Presidential Service Award is given to individuals who have demonstrated their commitment to improving the quality of animals’ lives and to helping protect and prevent animal cruelty.
Thursday, April 15, 2010 / 10:52 am
Katherine was a guest on the Martha Stewart Show this morning where she got to test her artistic skills by showing viewers how to make personalized pet bowls and pet vacation tags. During her appearance she chatted with Martha about the Jason Debus Heigl Foundation, her new movie "Killers" and family life with baby daughter Naleigh.