Debra Messing Says Playing Lucille Ball for ‘Will & Grace’s’ ‘I Love Lucy’ Tribute Was the ‘Hardest Thing’ She’s Ever Done

Published on Apr 10, 2020

Debra Messing Says Playing Lucille Ball for ‘Will & Grace’s’ ‘I Love Lucy’ Tribute Was the ‘Hardest Thing’ She’s Ever Done

You wouldn’t be the first person to tell Debra Messing that she looks like Lucille Ball. You also wouldn’t be the most important person to mention it — that honor belongs to Ball’s daughter, Lucie Arnaz.

Last year, the cast of “Will & Grace” filmed a very special “I Love Lucy” tribute episode, which aired on Thursday night. Messing recalled, on the “Variety After-Show,” the moment when Arnaz came into the dressing room to see her full transformation for the first time.

“I was in the green dress. We were about to shoot the song and dance [number] and

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Author: Angelique Jackson