Magazine article Variety

Eichner Hosts Fete for NYC's Most Impactful

Magazine article Variety

Eichner Hosts Fete for NYC's Most Impactful

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Asked about the powerful women who have Inspired him over the years, Billy Eichner will cite a wide range that includes "everyone from Ruth Bader Ginsberg to Kelly Clarkson." The comic and star of "Billy on the Street" and Hulu's "Difficult People" is set to host the Power of Women luncheon April 8 and goes on to say that while there are too many women to name, other favorites include: "Madonna, of course. A lot of the great gay icons I grew up watching and still do - Streisand, Bette Midler. Real performers who can deliver the goods"

That includes comedians like his "Parks and Recreation" co-star and "Difficult People" producer Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Joan Rivers and the "uniquely brilliant" Sandra Bernhard.

Eichner's appreciation and support of women, along with his sharp comedic skills, makes him a great fit for the job. …

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