Plus, Giuliana works the E! red carpet for the first time since her mastectomy, and Bill gives the most challenging speech of his career.
Giuliana Rancic is a pro at putting on a happy face even when she’s not feeling her best, and she does it with such grace when prepping for her big return to the E! red carpet for the Golden Globes on the May 1 episode of Giuliana & Bill.
She’s still healing from her mastectomy when she picks out her dress for the awards show, and admits to feeling insecure in the low-cut dresses that were staples in her wardrobe before the surgery. So instead, Giuliana chooses an elegant, floor-length gown with a high neckline that she feels much more comfortable in than the ill-fitting strapless number she wore to the Emmys and had to keep adjusting.
But then she notices the scars.
The tiny incisions show through the dress’s sheer fabric, and Giuliana only notices them at a last-minute fitting before the show. But, true to form, she doesn’t let it get her down. While she admits to feeling self-conscious about new look, she acknowledges the scars are part of her now.
“It’s all a part of my journey,” she says. “Theres nothing I can do to change it at this point, so I’m going to embrace it. I can look at my scars and know I overcame something huge.”
Meanwhile, her hubby Bill Rancic is in Las Vegas preparing to give the biggest speech of his career by opening for former president Bill Clinton. After a rocky rehearsal the night before (none of his presentation slides were synching and he got kicked off the stage before nailing down his speech), Bill manages to pull off one of his best appearances ever.
But instead of staying in Vegas to celebrate with his management team, Bill catches the first flight back to Los Angeles to be with Giuliana because he knows she’s had a hard time being home alone since her surgery.
“You look like a beauty queen,” he tells her when she meets him at the airport late at night, and tells him she’s anxious about hitting Golden Globes red carpet.
But Giuliana returns to her old self the minute the cameras start rolling, and the red carpet goes off without a hitch. She looks a little self-conscious when stars like Sarah Michelle Gellar, Elle Macpherson and Viola Davis tell her how much they admire her for going public about her battle with breast cancer — she didn’t to “be one of those hosts who talks about themselves,” but takes their compliments humbly. She’s so strong!
Then, the moment they’ve been waiting for. Bill and Giuliana jet to Denver to meet their surrogate, who’s seven weeks pregnant, at Baby Rancic’s first ultrasound! They walk in hoping for the best, but prepared to hear the worst, since IVF and surrogacy can sometimes show a false positive on a pregnancy test.
But everything looks good on the ultrasound when they get a first look at their baby. They even get to see its tiny heart beating!
What do YOU think, HollywoodLifers? Is Baby Rancic a boy or a girl?
— Kaydi Poirier
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