Fat Pig's Ashlie Atkinson Featured on The Jane Pauley Show February 23
Ashlie Atkinson will be featured on THE JANE PAULEY SHOW next Wednesday, February 23rd, in an episode entitled "A Shift Towards Tolerance?" -- in New York, the show will air on WNBC at 11:00AM.
She talks about her performance in "Fat Pig," providing insight into Helen's character as well as the cultural resonance of the play's themes. There are clips from the play, as well as from "Rescue Me," in which Ashlie has a recurring role.
The show explores a shift towards tolerance in the media as it is becoming more common to see unconventional beauty in books, movies, TV, and advertising. Other guests include best-selling authors Jennifer Weiner and Wendy Shanker, and the people behind Dove's "Campaign for Real Beauty."