Diane Keaton Honoured By Elizabeth Banks & More At Women In Entertainment Breakfast, Pays Tribute To Her Mom [PHOTOS]

December 6th, 2012 // Leave a Comment

Diane Keaton accepted her Sherry Lansing Leadership Award at Hollywood Reporter’s 21st annual Women in Entertainment breakfast yesterday! The event honours the most powerful women in Hollywood.

The Oscar winner had the crowd cracking up with her acceptance speech and later paid tribute to her parents. She especially thanked her late mother Dot, who died in 2008 of Alzeimer’s. She described her mom as her “first and ost inspired lead.”

Keaton revealed all the things she wishes she had told her:

You know, mom, sometimes I wonder what would have happened if I had told you how much I love the sound of your laughter. Would that have made you feel proud of yourself? Or what if I just told you how proud I was to be the daughter of a really special former Mrs. Los Angeles? Would that have made a difference? Or if I’d, oh god, told you how quickly I ran home to you the day Dave Garland stuck his finger in my padded bra and made me feel humiliated? Would you have finally understood that you were irreplaceable, mom? Or what if I just told you how much fun it was for me just to sit across from the kitchen counter and watch you make your midafternoon snack of Wheat Thins with longhorns and dill pickles on the side, would you have felt fulfilled?

Shivers!

Others at the event included, Channing Tatum‘s wife Jenna Dewan, Elizabeth BanksKathy Griffin and more! Launch the gallery to check out photos of all these lovely ladies.

 

By Natasha Reda

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