In her recent appearance on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” the 50-year-old actress revealed her love of turning sad songs into something more… danceable, like her character does in her latest movie, “Beatriz at Dinner.” Hayek told the audience, “When I’m sad, I take a sad song and I turn it into a salsa […] and then it puts you in a good mood.” Luckily for the audience, Fallon had some sad songs already picked, “just in case” Hayek wanted to try one out. Hayek picked “All By Myself,” by Eric Carmen.
Though she was horrified, Dawson’s mom meant it as a compliment, as in Prince is so talented he’s got to be from another planet. Things turned out for the best, however, as Prince actually ended up hanging out till the next day and even made them pancakes. Not a bad story.
Colbert then brought up Dawson’s recent love connection with comedian Eric Andre.
To prove they were actually an item, Andre insisted on taking tongue-touching photos. Dawson who is a 37, called out Andre for being “such a millennial” when it came to social media PDA.
Being the boss that she is, Dawson agreed to prove to the world they were together.
In case you’re wondering, they’re still very much together. Dawson went on to praise Andre for how healthy he actually is. After a recent medical emergency, Andre got Dawson into legit meditation, eating healthier, and even journaling, saying, “he’s got me taking care of myself.” Andre even took care of Dawson when she had to wear a diaper after the surgery, to which both Colbert and Dawson agreed, “that is love.”
The conversation then turned to what Dawson thought her role would entail in the Marvel universe.
Dawson, who plays Claire Temple in multiple Netflix-Marvel originals – “Daredevil,” “Jessica Jones,” “Luke Cage,” “Iron Fist,” and “The Defenders,” originally thought she was going to get some kind of amazing superpower for her role, but that didn’t pan out like she thought. Her character is a nurse, but as Dawson informed the audience, her superpower is, “my superpower is being an awesome human, with great resources, who uses them and tools…”