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Norman Lear Thanks TV Icon Carol Burnett While Being Honored with Her Eponymous Award at Golden Globes 2021 - Watch!

Norman Lear has received another huge honor!

The 98-year-old TV writer and producer was honored with the Carol Burnett Award during the 2021 Golden Globes on Sunday (February 28).

The Carol Burnett Award is presented annually to an honoree who has made outstanding contributions to the television medium on or off the screen.

In his acceptance speech, Norman thanked Carol Burnett, for which the award is named, saying “nobody has made me laugh harder.”

Norman went on to thank some of his creative partners over the years, before adding, “then of course, there’s my family – Lyn Davis Lear, five glorious daughters and my wonderful son, ranging in ages from 26 to 74,” as well as “my four fabulous grandchildren.”

“At close to 99, I can tell you that I’ve never lived alone, I’ve never laughed alone and that has as much to do with my being here today as anything else I know,” Norman said.

“And once more, thank you and bless you Carol Burnett for everything you have meant to me by way of joy, surprise, delight and laughter,” Norman added. “So glad we had this time together.”

Congrats Norman!

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Carol Burnett Granted Temporary Guardianship of 14-Year-Old Grandson

Carol Burnett has been appointed the temporary guardian of her grandson Dylan.

The 87-year-old actress and her husband Brian Miller have been granted guardianship of their 14-year-old grandson through January 8, 2021, according to court document obtained by People.

“The Court finds that sufficient evidence has been provided to grant the matter on calendar this date based upon the reading of the moving papers and consideration of all presented evidence,” the documents read. “The Petition – Appoint a Temporary Guardian (Subsequent) filed on 8/18/2020 by Petitioner(s) Carol Burnett, Brian Miller is granted. Carol Burnett & Brian Miller is/are appointed as Temporary Guardian(s) of the Person of Dylan Hamilton-West until 01/08/2021 and Temporary Letters shall be valid until that date.”

The decision comes after Carol asked the courts to be granted temporary custody of Dylan amid her daughter Erin Hamilton‘s substance abuse issues.

“Throughout her adult life, and since Dylan’s birth, Erin has suffered from severe substance abuse and addiction issues,” Carol said in filing a few weeks ago. “In the past 19 years, Erin has been in and out of rehabilitation centers and has been institutionalized a total of eight times for a minimum of 30 days each time.”

Dylan‘s father, Erin‘s ex-husband Tony West, is also unable to care for their son as he recently checked into a rehab center, the court documents revealed.

Carol Burnett Is Seeking Temporary Guardianship of Grandson Dylan

Carol Burnett has filed papers to get full custody of her grandson, according to The Blast.

The site reports that the 87-year-old legendary comedian and actress, along with husband Brian Miller, are seeking temporary guardian over their 13-year-old grandson Dylan due to her daughter, Erin Hamilton‘s, substance abuse issues.

The files state that Carol “wants to be able to provide him with temporary care, maintenance and support.”

The comedian says, “Throughout her adult life, and since Dylan’s birth, Erin has suffered from severe substance abuse and addiction issues. In the past 19 years, Erin has been in and out of rehabilitation centers and has been institutionalized a total of eight times for a minimum of 30 days each time.”

Earlier this year, Carol called in a welfare check on Erin, and Erin was subsequently placed on a 51/50 hold for suicidality and drug use.

Carol has asked the court to grant her temporary guardianship, which will allow her and Brian to handle her grandson’s affairs.

Just recently, Carol made a rare appearance at the 2020 Golden Globe Awards and presented an award to this talk show host.

Carol Burnett Will Present An Honorary Award To Ellen DeGeneres at Golden Globes 2020 Tonight

Carol Burnett walks the red carpet at the 2020 Golden Globe Awards on Sunday (January 5) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 86-year-old legendary comedienne posed for some pics with her husband, Brian Miller, on the carpet.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Carol Burnett

Carol will be presenting her namesake award to Ellen DeGeneres at the ceremony tonight.

The honorary award is given for outstanding and lasting contributions to television on or off the screen.

The Golden Globes will be hosted by actor and comedian Ricky Gervais this year, marking his fifth time as host. Make sure to tune in at 8pm ET/5pm PT on NBC.

FYI: Carol is wearing Bob Mackie.

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Carol Burnett Remembers 'Carol Burnett Show' Co-Star Tim Conway After His Death

Carol Burnett is paying tribute to her former The Carol Burnett Show co-star Tim Conway, who passed away at the age of 85.

“I’m heartbroken,” the 86-year-old actress and comedian told Deadline. “He was one in a million, not only as a brilliant comedian but as a loving human being. I cherish the times we had together both on the screen and off. He’ll be in my heart forever.”

Tim had been suffering from Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH), which is when excess cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) accumulates in the brain’s ventricles and causes many side effects.

Tim began working on The Carol Burnett Show in 1975 and won Emmys for his work in 1973 (where he acted as a guest), 1977 and 1978.

Ben McKenzie & Morena Baccarin Join Rose Byrne & Bobby Cannavale at 'Tootsie' Opening

Ben McKenzie and Morena Baccarin made it a date night at the opening of Tootsie!

The couple stepped out for the Broadway musical on Tuesday evening (April 23) at the Marquis Theatre in New York City.

They were also joined at the musical by Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale.

Other attendees included Debra Messing, Kristin Chenoweth, Bryan Cranston, Tyra Banks, Jane Krakowski, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Carol Burnett.

“WOW. Tonight was EPIC. @Tootsiemusical opened tonight on #Broadway and it was Amazinggggggggg! It is the funniest musical I’ve ever seen in my life. Run to see it. You never know who you’ll see there!” Debra wrote on her Instagram after the show.

Tootsie, based on the 1982 movie, follows an out-of-work actor who reinvents himself as actress Dorothy Michaels to wins the part in a soap opera.

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Carol Burnett's Memoir 'Carrie & Me' to Become a Movie

Carol Burnett‘s memoir “Carrie and Me,” a tribute to her late daughter Carrie Hamilton, will be turned into a movie.

Tina Fey is among the producers who will bring the story to the big screen.

The film will “follow the highs and lows of Burnett’s life as a working mother, actress, and producer – all told through her relationship with her daughter Carrie,” according to Deadline.

Carrie, who battled drug addiction as a teen and led a sober life as an adult, passed away at the age of 38 from cancer.