While many of his celebrity peers were celebrating Christmas with friends and family, Neil Patrick Harris was in a state of sorrow.
The “How I Met Your Mother” star took to his Instagram account on Tuesday (December 30) to share that his 92-year-old grandmother Martha Jeanne Harris passed away on Christmas Day. Neil wrote, "My grandma passed away on Thursday night, services are today. Martha Jeanne Harris was 92, lived a long, lovely life. We shared a birthday, 6/15. She'll be missed."
The “How I Met Your Mother” hunk is hosting the big shindig, and he’s asking his fans to spread the word as part of their Christmas festivities. Neil tells the crowd, “Instead of traditional presents, give people the gift of simply telling them to watch me host the Oscars.”
Always up for a good show, Gwyneth Paltrow supported her mother Blythe Danner in the Broadway Opening Night of “The Country House in Manhattan on Thursday evening (October 2).
The “Shakespeare in Love” lady looked lovely in a black crop top with a lace skirt and black satin peep toe sandals as she mingled with fellow guests like Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka and Zachary Quinto.