Charity, Events, Lifestyle
Sep 11, 2019

Voice For The Animals “Wait Wait… Don’t Kill Me!” Comedy Gala

The 3rd annual Voice For The Animals “Wait Wait…Dont Kill Me!” Comedy Gala was a success this past weekend in Santa Monica, California.

Photo Credit: Vince Bucci

Maria Menunous and Lily Tomlin showed off their awesome t-shirt’s as they rocked the red carpet in support of animals, ahead of the charity’s comedy show that evening.

Scene from the Voice For The Animals 3rd Annual “Wait Wait… Don’t Kill Me” Comedy Gala on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica, CA.

Maria Menounos, Heidi Jo Markel and LUSH Cosmetics were honored with Lily Awards (after Lily Tomlin’s namesake). Actor/Comedian Kevin Nealon, best known for Saturday Night Live, Weeds, and currently starring on CBS’s Man With A Plan, served as the evening’s host. Lily Tomlin served as Scorekeeper and Margaret Cho, Pete Holmes, Leslie Jordan and Allee Willis competed with one another answering animal themed questions and participated in an unforgettable night of stand-up comedy. Margaret Cho won the competition. Guests experienced a live auction where Lily Tomlin auctioned a phone voice recording and threw in her blue Carolina Herrera dress worn to the Emmy’s! Maria Menounos jumped up impromptu, to show everyone the dress on her phone and encouraged guests to give to help save the animals! VFTA supporter and music icon Cher, also donated 2 backstage Meet & Greets at an upcoming show in Las Vegas.