JA Control Panle

Soap opera community photos scoops news buzz and celebrities

  • increase font size
  • Default font size
  • decrease font size
Facebook Twitter YouTube RSS
 
Home Features Daytime Emmy Coverage Y&R’s Michelle Stafford Gets Decked in Designer

Y&R’s Michelle Stafford Gets Decked in Designer


E-mail Print PDF
User Rating: / 0
PoorBest 
Michelle Stafford's dress-up plans for the Daytime Emmy's 2004


Michelle Stafford's Emmy Wear and How She Deals with Being Nominated!

Photo LMS

Emmy Award Winner and nominee for this year, Michelle Stafford (Phyllis, Y&R) knows how to have a great time.  I caught up with her at the Creative Craft Achievement Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday night, May 15, 2004 and had the opportunity to not only chat with her about the upcoming Emmy’s, but to see her in action, displaying a warm and humorous camaraderie with the creative craft winners from her show’s production crew.  She was overjoyed and delighted at their win (Y&R won in several categories. Click here for all the winners) and wasn’t beyond getting a little goofy to show her support.

Nominated again this year for the fourth time, Stafford is as honored as the first time.  “It’s awesome to be nominated,” she shared.  “Just awesome, and I have to tell you, it’s more fun now.”  She went on to explain the three phases of dealing with being nominated. 

Michelle Stafford (Phyllis, Y&R) hams it up with Y&R creative craft winners back stage at the 31st Annual Daytime Emmy Creative Craft Awards in Los Angeles on May 15, 2004. Photo LMS

“In the beginning you take it too seriously because it’s new,” she said.  “Then, you go through a period of saying ‘I don’t care.  It’s not important. Why should actors be in competition?  It’s art.  It’s esoteric. You can’t compete.’  But then you go – wait, that’s just angry, bitter actor. That’s not cool.  And then – (phase three) –  it’s just fun.  That’s where I am at now.”

Stafford does not have a speech prepared in the event of a win on Friday night.  “You go over the stuff in your mind,” she admitted. “There’s a list of peeps at work to thank -- or else you get fired,” she said with a chuckle.  “I don’t plan anything. That’s kind of cheese ball.”  She prefers to keep things more impromptu. “To sort of know where you’re going (with what you’re going to say),” but she doesn’t have anything written in stone.

Michelle Stafford (Phyllis, Y&R) in a Maria Bianco Nero design at the 31st Annual Daytime Emmy Creative Craft Awards in Los Angeles on May 15, 2004. Photo LMS

For the awards ceremony, Stafford will be wearing jewels from Harry Winston.  She had not yet chosen the piece, but had an appointment at Harry Winston’s this week.  “I think it will only be earrings,” she shared. “The dress that I have has a lot going on, so I don’t think I will do anything more than just earrings.” 

Decked in a skin-tight, floor length pink satin strapless formal for the LA Creative Craft Awards designed by Maria Bianco Nero, Stafford’s dress for the Emmy’s broadcast is gold and bronze.  “The designer of my dress for the Emmy’s is Eduardo Lucero,” she shared. Both Lucero and Nero are LA based designers.

Michelle Stafford (Phyllis, Y&R) with Y&R creative craft winner back stage at the 31st Annual Daytime Emmy Creative Craft Awards in Los Angeles on May 15, 2004. Photo LMS

And as if all the EMMY brouhaha wasn’t enough, Stafford will also be heading out to Las Vegas to be a presenter for the upcoming Country Music Association Awards.  “I am a huge fan of country music,” she said. “HUGE!  Oh, and I’ll be wearing Dolce and Cabanna for that show,” she added with a smile.

 

Return to Soapdom's 2004 EMMY Headquarters

Trackback(0)
Comments (0)add comment

Write comment
You must be logged in to post a comment. Please register if you do not have an account yet.

busy
 

Welcome!

Linda Marshall-Smith (QueenRuler, Soapdom.com)
New to
Soapdom?

Start here!

Past Blast

ABC Daytime Airs Fan Favorite Episodes on Wednesday

On Wednesday, October 27, 2010, ABC Daytime is taking a step back from current storytelling, to re-air episodes of All My Children, General Hospital and One Life to Live.

Doing the "encore episode" thing is not new to ABC, as usually the network airs repeats on holidays or times when other networks may totally pre-empt programming for some special broadcast or other. But Wednesday, October 27th is no special holiday. There is no other reason for ABC to run a re-run, except to please fans by showing an episode that proved to be a fan favorite when it originally aired. Or, could there be more of a method to

Check It Out

Melody Thomas  Scott,, Eric Braeden, The Young and the Restless Snail Mail TPTB
Got a beef? Wanna praise?  Looking for an acting gig?  Reach out to the powers that be.
Celebrity Buzz and Gossip at Soapdom.com Celebrity Buzz & Gossip
Get your daily dose.
Soap Opera Baby Names
Name your baby after your favorite soap character. Get the scoop!

Soapdom on TwitterSoap Tweets
Follow Your Faves


36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards on the CW Promo


Top Members

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events currently scheduled.

Statistics

Members : 60452
Content : 18210
Web Links : 33
Content View Hits : 19887273

Advertisement