Janelle Monáe, Cate Blanchett and Patti LuPone were among the entertainment industry stars offering a salute to female frontline workers in the TV special “Lifetime Presents Variety’s Power of Women: Frontline Heroes,” which premiered Today on Lifetime. Natalie also appeared (briefly) in the show…

The tribute also featured such Hollywood notables as Laverne Cox and Nicole Kidman putting the spotlight on the work of women around the world who have been first responders in battling the coronavirus pandemic. Robin Roberts, anchor of ABC News’ “Good Morning America” and producer of Lifetime’s “Robin Roberts Presents” movie series — hosted the hourlong special.

Here’s the full video on Variety’s Facebook page. Natalie appears at 57:20…

Lifetime presents Variety's Power of Women: Frontline Heroes

Current and past Variety Power of Women honorees come together to celebrate the courageous women on the frontlines of the pandemic. 2020 Honorees: Cate Blanchett, Patti LuPone, Janelle MonáePrevious Honorees Appearing: Laverne Cox, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Jennifer Garner, Tiffany Haddish, Gigi Hadid, Nicole Kidman, Blake Lively, Eva Longoria, Natalie Portman, and Helen MirrenHosted By: Robin RobertsMusical Performance By: Andra DayPortions of this special program, "Lifetime presents Variety’s Power of Women: Frontline Heroes," have been pre-recorded.

Posted by Variety on Thursday, June 25, 2020