E! News Weekend
October 29th 1999
Reporting on the October 28th 1999 Children's Benefit
The premiere of Hedwig benefited the Neil Bogart Fund for Children's cancer, leukemia and AIDS research.
Performance was attended by Ben Affleck, Paul Reiser, Steven Segal, Gene Simmons, Rebecca DeMornay, Neil Simon & more
Ben Affleck was seen hobnobbing with a statuesque blonde and it wasn't Gweneth Paltrow - it was a man!
Affleck was hobnobbing with Hedwig better known as actor Michael Cerveris at the Los Angeles premiere of Hedwig and the Angry Inch.
Just about the greatest thing put before an audience.
What Ben is talking about is Hedwig and the Angry Inch- a rock opera having it's charity premiere in Los Angeles.
Michael & Ben Affleck
This is Ben with Hewig but what is the Angry Inch?
That's sort of a personal question isn't it?
I would imagine that's a reference to a small (bleeped)
Well I could show you ...-
I know it is a cable station..
.. but I think you do have some parameters.
The actual is inch is made of a rubberized plastic thing that's very angry. That's all I can say it's very angry..
Michael & Paul Reiser
Well whatever the angry inch is - it also peaked the curiousity of celebrities such as Rebecca DeMorna, Neil Simon and LaMont Doger
Michael and Rebecca DeMorney