Elizabeth Hurley had a big announcement to make on Monday.
When the Austin Powers actress sat down with Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush on the Today show, she shared that she’s worked with Estee Lauder for 27 years to raise breast cancer awareness, but this year is special because Estee Lauder is donating $50 million over the next five years to address disparities in breast cancer research.
“It’s going to be resolved,” she added.
EH News: Elizabeth Hurley had a big announcement to make on Monday
Lots of money: When the Austin Powers actress sat down with Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush on the Today show, she shared that she had worked with Estee Lauder for 27 years to raise breast cancer awareness, but this year is special as Estee Lauder is donating $50 million over the next five years to address the disparity in breast cancer research, she said
Hurley also spoke to a close friend.
She said she was a close friend of Elton John: “He’s an amazing man. He’s a longtime friend, he’s my son’s godfather and I went to live with him this summer, but he’s always helped raise breast cancer awareness… he’s phenomenal.
Hurley was also asked about being a mother to 20-year-old son Damian: ‘During lockdown we spent so much time with the family, we bonded and it was great.
The star also said she thinks bath time and school errands will be the hardest part of having a child, but she thinks adult children need more help.
I heart Elton: Hurley also spoke to a close friend. She said she was close friends with Elton John: ‘He’s an amazing man. He’s a long time friend, he’s my son’s godfather and I went to stay with him this summer’
Generous: And she added: ‘He’s always helped with breast cancer awareness…he’s phenomenal’
And the actress also said that with the Queen gone, it was the “end of an era”.
“She was the queen of the people,” she added.
Hurley cut a chic figure as she hit the Today set in New York on Monday. The 57-year-old actress stepped out in a silky pink top and black pants.
She walked in black high heels and she accessorized with a pair of reflective black sunglasses.
Also on Monday, the actress, who is a longtime global ambassador for ELC’s Breast Cancer Campaign, spoke exclusively to DailyMail about the impact her grandmother’s death has had on her conscience.
Trendy: Hurley cut a chic causal figure while heading to Today in New York on Monday
“Evelyn H. Lauder co-created the Pink Ribbon and founded the Estée Lauder Companies Breast Cancer Campaign because she recognized that women around the world were dying of breast cancer and no one was talking about it,” she began.
“Ironically, it was around the same time that I had just lost my beloved grandmother to breast cancer – she put off a doctor’s visit for a year and never got one. spoken,” the Austin Powers star began.
“Now, three decades later, it’s heartening to see that breast cancer is no longer the taboo it once was.”
Long locks: Her light brown hair was brushed to the left and fell in thick curls along her shoulders
“More and more people are talking about it and the levels of awareness and access to information about breast cancer have increased dramatically. But we still need to do more to improve self-check rates because we know early detection saves lives.
It comes as new research published by The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) UK & Ireland has found that eight in 10 women do not regularly check their breasts for signs of cancer and more needs to be done to encourage everyone world to check for signs of illness.
She supports this year’s Estée Lauder Companies Breast Cancer Campaign to encourage women to regularly check their breasts for signs of breast cancer.
Her light brown hair was swept to the left and fell in thick curls over her shoulders.
She flashed a dazzling white smile and her lips, painted a bright pink, matched her shirt perfectly.
Her appearance on the show was the same day she attended a breast cancer awareness event at the Empire State Building.
Big event: Her appearance on the show was the same day she attended a breast cancer awareness event at the Empire State Building
Stylish attire: At the event, hosted by the Estée Lauder Companies Breast Cancer Campaign, Hurley donned a shiny pink jacket and matching pants
Model: She posed in front of a model of the building
At the event, hosted by the Estée Lauder Companies Breast Cancer Campaign, Hurley donned a bright pink jacket and matching pants.
Hurley held a multicolored clutch in her hand and she posed in front of a model of the building.
She was joined by Estée Lauder Executive Chairman William P. Lauder at the event.
Holding a prize: Hurley held an iconic skyscraper-shaped statue in his hand
Matching shoes: She wore tall high heels which also matched the rest of her outfit
The duo lit up the Empire State Building by lowering a lever. The huge skyscraper lit up in a bright pink.
Estée Lauder has done much to fight breast cancer over the past 30 years, including funding more than $108 million worldwide for lifesaving research, education and medical services and more than $86 million to fund medical research grants through the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an international effort to fight the disease with which 2.3 million people are diagnosed each year.
Executive Chairman: She was joined by Estée Lauder Executive Chairman William P. Lauder at the event
To deliver a speech: Hurley stood on the podium and spoke at the event
All for the Mission: Regarding the organization’s mission, Hurley said, “Evelyn H. Lauder co-created the Pink Ribbon and founded The Estée Lauder Companies Breast Cancer Campaign because she has recognized that women around the world are dying of breast cancer.