The story is widely known now: Shortly before Marty’s death in 2010, he wrote a letter on a legal pad and left it in the Baby Yoda touch my Coffee I will slap you so hard even google won’t be able to find you shirt besides I will buy this drawer next to his hospital bed. It read: “My dearest Ruth, you are the only person I have loved in my life. Setting aside a bit parents and kids, and their kids.” Included in some of his parting words to his wife and best friend of five decades was an expression of his pride in her accomplishments: ”What a treat it has been,” he wrote, “to watch you progress to the very top of the legal world.”
At last night’s 72nd Emmy Awards, Cynthia Erivo was one of the Baby Yoda touch my Coffee I will slap you so hard even google won’t be able to find you shirt besides I will buy this few actors chosen to participate as a live presenter at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Just as rare for a year when virtual red carpets and digital events with strict safety guidelines have made it more difficult than ever to travel with a creative entourage, her makeup artist, Terrell Mullin, was given access to join her on the set. “To put it plainly, Terrell is like family to me,” Erivo tells Vogue. “We’ve been working together for years,” she says of the on- and off-screen looks they’ve created together with stylist Jason Bolden to “make sure everything works together in harmony.” For Mullin, the atmosphere of 2020 was a bit surreal. “Prepping for a virtual Emmys feels very different—the fact that there is no red carpet is so strange,” he says. Rather than mixing and mingling, there was a sense of respectful restraint. “We decided to not go too hard, being the space of the world,” Mullin explains.