Mariska Hargitay: ‘Law & Order: SVU Feels New’

Thursday, January 9, 2014

MARISKA Hargitay says Law & Order: SVU feels like it’s a new show. The actress — who’s been on the program for 15 seasons — appeared on the TODAY show Wednesday, Jan. 8 and told anchor Matt Lauer that the show feels completely new to her. “I think it’s been a journey,” the 49-year-old actress explained. “I think the writing

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Mariska Hargitay Almost Fired From Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Monday, November 11, 2013

MARISKA Hargitay says she was almost fired from Law & Order: Special Victims Unit — because of a bad haircut! The actress — who has played Detective Olivia Benson on the drama since its debut in 1999 — has revealed she was in the middle of an episode when she called in a top French stylist to trim her hair

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Mariska Hargitay Adopts Her Second Child

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

MARISKA Hargitay is a mother again! The actress — who welcomed adopted daughter Amaya Josephine six months ago — has adopted her second child! Within a week of processing their paperwork for the second time, Hargitay, 47, and her husband Peter Hermann brought home a son, Andrew Nicolas Hargitay Hermann, who was born over the summer. “We never in a

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Jennifer Love Hewitt to Replace Mariska Hargitay on Law & Order: SVU?

Monday, May 16, 2011

JENNIFER Love Hewitt is in talks to replace Mariska Hargitay on Law & Order: SVU. According to Deadline, Hargitay has closed a new deal to return to the crime drama for its upcoming 13th season, in which she will pass the female lead baton on a new actress, rumored to be Hewitt. Deadline reports that “for the first 13 episodes,

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Mariska Hargitay Talks About Her New Daughter!

Monday, May 2, 2011

MARISKA Hargitay says her adopted daughter has “completed” her family. The actress and her husband — who already raise son August, 4½ — welcomed Amaya Josephine one month. “It’s very soothing to the heart,” Mariska told People magazine, “I feel like she really completed our little family of four. “You never know what you’re going to get with the second

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Mariska Hargitay to Quit Law & Order: SVU?

Friday, April 22, 2011

MARISKA Hargitay is ready to quit her role on Law & Order: SVU. The actress — who plays Olivia Benson on the show — is keen to be a full time mom to her 4-year-old son and the baby girl she adopted recently. “Mariska’s beyond excited to have a little baby girl,” a source told American tabloid the National Enquirer.

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Mariska Hargitay: Family Chose The Name For Mariska Hargitay’s New Daughter!

Friday, April 8, 2011

MARISKA Hargitay says naming her new daughter was a family decision. The actress — who already raises 4½-year-old son August with husband Peter Herman — has revealed everyone got involved in choosing a moniker for the 1-week-old tot. “We all talked about names because everything is a family decision in our house,” says Hargitay.”I threw out my name and he

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Mariska Hargitay Adds to Her Brood! Actress Mariska Hargitay Adopts a Girl!

Thursday, April 7, 2011

MARISKA Hargitay is a mom again! The Law & Order: SVU star has revealed that she and her husband, actor Peter Hermann, have adopted a baby girl. Baby Amaya Josephine was born about a week ago and is from the United States, according to People magazine. “I’m deliriously happy,” Hargitay said. “From the minute she was born, she was just

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Saturday, September 4, 2010

MARISKA Hargitay thinks she’s a “very attractive” lady. The Law & Order: SVU star says she’s “proud” to be a healthy size 8 — but admits she doesn’t consider herself beautiful. “I think I’m a very attractive person, but I don’t put myself in the realm of the beauty,” she said. “That’s not where I get my esteem. I’m a

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Mariska Hargitay Pays $500k For Guitar

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

MONEY is clearly no object for actress Mariska Hargitay! The Law & Order Special Victims Unit star has revealed how she splashed out a whopping $500,000 on Bruce Springsteen‘s 20-year-old Takamine guitar at a charity auction last fall. “I was determined!” Hargitay told the New York Daily News newspaper at Jason Binn‘s annual Hamptons Magazine Memorial Day Party this past

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