May 28, 2010

Katherine Heigl Chokes Up (VIDEO)

This week on the Tonight Show Katharine Heigl had emotional moments, choking up as xhe talked about her brother her passed away.

Said Heigl, "I don't know how to explain it, it's so strange, but anytime I see a film or a television show that has to deal with anything tragic or hard or difficult between a mother and a child, my whole -- my reaction is -- I used to just watch it and feel empathy and now I feel like, 'Oh my god..'"

Heigl talked about how she has a deeper perspective on what it means to be a mother, as she raises her young child and imagines how it must have felt for her mother, when Katharine's brother died 20 years ago.

Katherine Heigl Chokes Up

Katherine Heigl stopped by 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno' (weeknights, 11:35PM ET on NBC) to chat about her new film, 'Killers,' but the conversation took a more serious turn when the actress started to talk about her late brother. Heigl discussed her new baby, Naleigh, and the challenges of being a new mom, especially the change in her emotions. Heigl said. "The crying begins and I try and not cry because Josh just mercilessly makes fun of me ..." Then, Heigl's attention turned to her brother's passing 20 years ago, around the 4 minute part.

Katherine Heigl Chokes Up

Posted at May 28, 2010 4:59 PM