Rita Wilson attended the 2015 Tony Awards last night at New York City's Radio City Music Hall, where she remarked about her fight against breast cancer.
While walking the red carpet, the Greek-American producer, actress and singer stated to E! News, "I feel great. When you do Broadway, you have a family there and one at home as well. I had so much love through the process. I'm very thankful." In April, the entertainer had a double mastectomy and breast reconstruction, after being diagnosed with invasive lobular carcinoma. Wilson commented that she is currently in recovery.
This marks her first public appearance since she disclosed her illness. Previously Wilson described, "I feel blessed to have a loving, supportive husband, family, friends and doctors and that I am the beneficiary of advances in the field of breast cancer and reconstruction...I am getting better every day and look forward to renewed health...I hope this will encourage others to get a second opinion and to trust their instincts if something doesn't 'feel' right."
Rita Wilson was escorted to the 2015 Tony Awards by her son Colin. Wilson's mother was born in a Greek village, in modern day Albania. The star's Hellenic ethnicity plays a large role in her existence. She served as My Big Fat Greek Wedding's producer, which is the highest grossing independent film ever. The Greek-American also produced and held a role in My Life in Ruins and is now set to produce the sequel to My Big Fat Greek Wedding!