A history-making alternative got here calling for Kristen Bell—fairly actually.
The actress is slated to take the stage Sunday night time because the first-ever SAG Awards host within the ceremony’s 23-year historical past. So, how did the particular gig come about? Properly, a cellphone name to begin.
“They only referred to as and stated, ‘Would you need to?’ and at first I used to be nervous to say sure, however that in a short time morphed into flattery, which I am vulnerable to, so I simply stated, ‘Sure, completely’ and it appears very poignant that it was additionally to be a girl,” she informed E!’s Sibley Scoles.
Given the nationwide reckoning at present going down over sexual misconduct and abuses of energy in Hollywood and different industries, Bell will steadiness the celebration with visible symbols of solidarity.
“No one must be overwhelmed over the pinnacle with any kind of messaging as a result of the visible will converse for itself,” she defined. “This will probably be a variety of stunning, highly effective, encouraging, supportive ladies.”
As the primary emcee of the primary occasion, Bell needs everybody to additionally count on enjoyable and pleasure. “Enjoyable and pleasure can sort of be an an infection and I plan on infecting the viewers with it tomorrow night time,” she stated forward of the present. “Do not come in the event you’re allergic to laughing.”
As has been beforehand introduced, the entire award classes will probably be introduced by ladies. In contrast to the 2018 Golden Globes, the place most girls wore black ensembles in assist of the Time’s Up motion, Bell stated there will probably be no coordinated coloration. Nonetheless, the star will certainly be sporting noir.
“I will probably be carrying all black throughout the present, which uniquely simply kind of labored out that manner, in order that was possibly the universe’s messaging to me to face with the solidarity and put on all black,” the Good Place actress stated. However, count on a colourful sea of fashion.
As Bell famous, “Everybody goes to be individually expressing themselves.”
For full protection of the 2018 SAG Awards, watch E! Information Monday, Jan. 22, at 7 and 11 p.m.!