Fran Drescher - Opens Up About Her GAY Ex Husband And Her New TV Show Happily Divorced

Francine Joy "Fran" Drescher is an American film and television actress, comedian, screenwriter, director, producer, author, singer, talk show host, political lobbyist and health activist. She is best known for her role as Fran Fine in the hit TV series, The Nanny and is back with a hit new show Happily Divorced.

Every girl dreams of the day she will get married and live happily ever after. Well in Frans case she is happily divorced. Most marriages end because of infidelity. Frans ended because her husband is gay. Way before finding out he was gay. Her husband was always there by her side. When she made her screen debut with a small role in the 1977 blockbuster film Saturday Night Fever prior to appearing in films such as the biopic American Hot Wax, and Wes Craven's horror film Summer of Fear . 


In the 1980s, she gained recognition as a comedic actress in the films The Hollywood Knights , Doctor Detroit , This Is Spinal Tap, and UHF while establishing a television career with guest appearances on several series. In 1991, Drescher garnered her first leading role in the short-living CBS sitcom Princesses and, in 1993, achieved wider fame as Fran Fine in her own sitcom vehicle The Nanny, for which she was nominated for two Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress in a Comedy Television Series during the shows run. She received further recognition for her performances in Jack and The Beautician and the Beast and reinforced her reputation as a leading sitcom star with Living With Fran and Happily Divorced.

 

She is a uterine cancer survivor, a outspoken health care advocate and LGBT rights activist, and is noted for her work as a Public Diplomacy Envoy for Women's Health Issues for the U.S. State Department. Here is the woman of the hour Fran Drescher.

 

Fran and Me

  

David

Sun rise sun set. How is the funniest Jew in entertainment?

 

Fran

Hahahah I am doing well.

 

David

Congratulation on the success of your new show.

 

Fran

Thank you. I am really excited about it.

 

David

When your ex husband told you he was gay. What were your first thoughts?

 

Fran

I thought that I wanted him to be true to his orientation and to be happy.

 

David

Was the situation difficult for you?

 

Fran

Being married, in love and to know that your partner isn't sexual attracted to you doesn't make you feel good but it's life and I am happy for the time we shared and the relationship we have.

 

David

What advice can you give a couple that is going through a similar situation?

 

Fran

Honesty is the best policy.  It's better to lay down the truth then to live a lie.

 

David

In regards to your career, what direction do you see it going?

 

Fran

I do well in comedy but ideally I would like to play a more dramatic role. A character that as courage and is fearless.

 

David

What are your last words to all the readers?

 

Fran

Live in the moment and go after your dreams. Thank you all for reading and a special thanks to you David

 

 

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