Actress Charlize Theron presented William Morris with the Make Your Mark award at Points of Light’s youth service organization generationOn’s first block party on Saturday at the Fox Studios lot in Los Angeles, The Hollywood Reported reported.
“Every other week, a couple of kids come to WME to be mentored, ” said Theron. “I’m convinced I booked my last four jobs because of those kids, so I just want to say thank you.”
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WME co-CEO Ari Emanuel accepted the honor on behalf of the talent agency, saying he and the folks at WME were so touched, “We closed the doors for the entire day, and it was worth every minute because it symbolized the legacy my parents gave me, which is we can give our kids love, and we can give them education. That’s the culture and that’s the legacy we want to create at WME and IMG.”
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Ariel Zev “Ari” Emanuel is the brother of former White House Chief of Staff and current Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel, National Institutes of Health bioethicist Ezekiel J. Emanuel, and adopted sister Shoshana Emanuel. His father, Jerusalem-born Dr. Benjamin M. Emanuel, is a pediatrician who was active in the Israeli underground before 1948, and his mother, Marsha Emanuel (née Smulevitz), was a civil rights activist, and the one-time owner of a Chicago-area rock and roll club. Ari Emanuel is married to Sarah Hardwick Addington— “Sarah Emanuel! ” Emanuel once told the New Yorker, adding: “I negotiated that”—and they have three sons.