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Idina Menzel Apologizes for Joke About Slitting Her Wrists

Idina Menzel has issued an apology after she received backlash for a comment she made that included a joke about suicide.

The Beaches actress was giving an interview in which she talked about the depressing music she likes to listen to.

“You’d think because I’m a singer I listen to a lot of music, which I do, but there’s certain music that I think is so devastatingly beautiful that it’s too painful to listen to sometimes,” she said. “There’s this Meshell Ndegeocello album Bitter that I just can’t listen to. It’s so good. It makes me just want to slit my wrists.”

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VIDEO: Idina Menzel's Son Walker Uses Her 'Frozen' Status To Up His Game!

Idina Menzel has admitted that her 7-year-old son Walker isn’t the biggest fan Frozen, but he sure doesn’t have a problem with it when it comes to the young ladies.

“He’s seen it [Frozen] maybe twice, he hates it. It’s princessy and it’s mommy singing so it means that she has to work and go sing the stupid song, and it takes me away from him,” the 45-year-old actress told Stephen Colbert while appearing on The Late Show on Wednesday evening (January 18) in New York City.

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“The only time he really liked was when I was volunteering at his kindergarten class last year and we were doing arts and crafts. He started talking to one of the little girls and the girl was looking at me so he goes, ‘do you want my mom’s autograph, she’s Elsa’,” Idina added. “That’s like his game, he’s got game.”

That same evening, Idina rocked a polka dot suit to attend a special screening of her upcoming Lifetime remake of Beaches held at the AMC Empire 25 Theater with her little co-star Grace Capeless.


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Idina Menzel Enjoys a Dinner Date with Fiance Aaron Lohr!

Idina Menzel is rarely spotted with her fiance Aaron Lohr, but we have been treated to some new photos of the cute couple!

The Tony-winning actress was seen going on a dinner date with Aaron on Friday night (January 13) at Craig’s Restaurant in West Hollywood, Calif.

Earlier in the day, Idina attended the 2017 TCA Winter Press Tour alongside Beaches co-star Nia Long to promote the upcoming television movie during Lifetime’s panel.

Nia stepped out that night to attend the premiere screening of the movie, set to air next Saturday.

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Idina Menzel Sings the 'Beaches' Soundtrack - Stream it Now!

Idina Menzel‘s soundtrack for the upcoming Lifetime remake of Beaches has been released and you can stream it here!

The movie is set to debut on the network on Saturday, January 21 at 8pm and it also stars Nia Long.

Idina and Nia made an appearance during Lifetime’s panel at the 2017 Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour on Friday morning (January 13) at the Langham Hotel in Pasadena, Calif.

“If I’m being completely honest, I was terrified at first,” Idina said of remaking the film. “Both those women, especially Bette Midler for me, was an idol my whole life. I continue to be inspired by her, but it’s a daunting task.”

FYI: Idina is wearing an Alejandra Alonso Rojas skirt.

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VIDEO: Idina Menzel & Nia Long Will Give You All The Feels In New 'Beaches' Extended Trailer

Grab the tissues for this newly-released extended trailer for the upcoming Lifetime movie Beaches.

Starring Idina Menzel and Nia Long, the story is a contemporary remake of the 1988 film.

Beaches follows the serendipitous meeting of two young girls on the Venice Boardwalk, who, though worlds apart in lifestyle, embark on unexpected and lifelong friendship.

CC (Menzel) is an aspiring singer trying to make it in Los Angeles until she is discovered by a director who gives her her first big shot.

Hillary (Long) is the daughter of a prominent civil rights lawyer who struggles to find her own destiny. Their friendship—even with its ups and downs—sustains them for decades.

Check out Beaches on Lifetime on Saturday, January 21 at 8/7c!


Lifetime’s Beaches – Extended Trailer

Idina Menzel: 'Wind Beneath My Wings' Stream & Download - LISTEN NOW!

Idina Menzel has dropped the studio version of her “Wind Beneath My Wings” cover, which is featured on the soundtrack for the remake of the movie Beaches.

The Tony-winning actress stars in the Lifetime movie in the role made famous by Bette Midler.

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There will be five songs featured on the soundtrack, all sung by Idina. The other tracks include “I Can Hear the Music,” “I’ll Stand By You,” “Last Time,” and “The Glory of Love.

The full soundtrack will be released on January 13, but you can get “Wind Beneath My Wings” right now as an instant download on iTunes.

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Idina Menzel, Damian Lewis & Jennifer Nettles Team Up To Raise Money For Rainforest Fund!

Idina Menzel and Jennifer Nettles have teamed up for an “incredibly important cause”!

The two singers were joined by Damian Lewis, Gina Gershon, designer Donna Karan and hosts Sting and his wife Trudie Styler at “Baby It’s Cold Outside”: The 2016 Revlon Holiday Concert for The Rainforest Fund Gala held at JW Marriott Essex House on Wednesday (December 14) in New York City.

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Idina, Jennifer and Sting hit the stage to raise awareness for the work of the Rainforest Fund, which provides to communities of indigenous peoples throughout Brazil and other countries, including Belize, Cameroon, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Madagascar, Mexico, Nicaragua, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela.

“One of the things about this night, the audience comes expecting to see unusual combinations of singers,” Sting said in the press release. “Because I’ve never recorded it, everyone lets their hair down. We raise a good amount of money for what I consider to be an incredibly important cause, but they have one heck of a night.”

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