Idina Menzel

Menzel has had her ups (big ones) and downs

A strange, sad Thanksgiving seemed to prepare Idina Menzel for any bumps ahead.
She was 15 and doted-upon. Ever since she was 3, she would burst into song for her parents, her younger sister and anyone else nearby.
Then, suddenly, her parents called the guests to cancel Thanksgiving dinner. Thye told the girls there would be a divorce (an amicable one) … and then took them to a grim dinner in a restaurant.
That was an eye-opening experience, Menzel (shown here) says in her new film on Disney+. She learned that “in life, nothing is what you expect.” Read more…