“We couldn’t wait for tonight,” said a beaming Kate Hudson as she entered the party in Beverly Hills on Wednesday night — her first since giving birth to daughter Rani Rose five weeks ago. She wasn’t referring to the clutch of family with her — stepdad Kurt Russell, son Ryder Robinson and partner Danny Fujikawa — but to Michael Kors, her longtime friend and now fellow World Food Programme ambassador.
The two spoke earlier at the University of California, Los Angeles, where Hudson — not surprisingly — gushed that her daughter is “so cute!” While moderating the conversation, NBC journalist Natalie Morales noted, “If she is taking herself away from her daughter just five weeks later to be here today, it tells you how important this cause is to her.”
“— and how much I need a break,” the mother of three added, prompting laughter from the audience.
While Hudson has been working closely with the organization for two years, she was named a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations World Food Programme on Nov. 1.
Michael Kors and Kate Hudson in conversation for the World Food Programme in L.A. on Nov. 7.
“I connect to it on so many different levels,” Hudson said,