Confessions of a 'Friends' creator

Confessions of a ‘Friends’ creator

In this episode:

  • Marta Kauffman, the co-creator of “Friends”, got emotional when she admitted she regrets the lack of diversity on the show.
  • From Obama to Oprah, celebrities are stepping up as speakers at virtual graduation ceremonies.
  • And Chris Cuomo was literally caught with his pants – and everything else – down.


Here’s a closer look at some of today’s stories:

Friends lacked diversity

Marta Kauffman
Marta KauffmanGetty Images

“Friends” and “Grace and Frankie” creator Marta Kauffman teared up when asked about what she wished she knew when she started her career during a powerful panel discussion with female showrunners.

“I wish I knew then what I know today,” Kauffman, 63, said during an ATX TV… from the Couch panel, as she apologized for tearing up. “Sorry, I just wish I knew then what I know now. I would make very different decisions. “

She continued, “I mean that’s always encouraged people of diversity in our company, but I do enough and now all I can think about is what can I do?” What can I do differently? How can I run my show in a new way? And I wish I didn’t only wish I knew when I started showrunning, but I wish I knew all the way up through last year. “

A-list graduate speakers

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter
Beyoncé Knowles-CarterGareth Cattermole / Getty Images for Disney

During YouTube’s “Dear Class of 2020” virtual graduation, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter made a powerful statement on the Black Lives Matter movement and sexism in the music industry.

The singer started by congratulating the high school seniors who persevered through an unprecedented time in the country.

“Congratulations to the class of 2020, you have arrived here in the middle of a global crisis, a pandemic racial and global expression of outrage at the senseless killing of yet another unarmed Black human being. And you still make it, so be proud of you, ”she said.

Cuomo’s birthday-suit broadcast

Chris Cuomo
Chris Cuomo was apparently caught naked in the background of Cristina’s yoga video.Getty Images

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo was apparently caught naked in the garden of his Hamptons mansion during a social media yoga session filmed by his wife, Cristina Greeven Cuomo.

The younger brother of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is seemingly seen in a screengrab strutting his stuff in the buff outside his Southampton home.

The 49-year-old was allegedly seen au naturel outside, captured from behind through the large windows of their home, during an Instagram Live yoga video shot by Cristina. The video was quickly deleted after it was filmed around May 27, but not before some eagle-eyed followers grabbed a stark-naked screenshot.

Reps for the host of “Cuomo Prime Time” at CNN and his wife didn’t respond to multiple calls and emails to confirm it was the news anchor’s distinguished derriere, though Page Six has been working to get to the bottom of this birthday-suit. broadcast.

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