When I caught up with on the set of The View, she was thrilled to chat about her daughter Eve’s upcoming nuptials.
“It’s in New York,” the 63-year-old co-host tells me. “It was originally 150 and now it’s 200 people. The table arrangements alone could give me a nervous breakdown. Now I’m getting ‘I don’t want to sit next to him, et cetera.’”
With the big day rapidly approaching this weekend, Joy is putting the finishing touches on planning.
“I’m starting to get excited about it now as we get closer to it,” she tells me. “It’s going to be a big day. We have to videotape it because usually the bride doesn’t have any recollection of what happened. You’ve gotta put it on tape. We’re working on that.”
She says the thirty-something couple, who met playing volleyball, weren’t looking for love when it found them. Why do they make a perfect match? They come from similar backgrounds, she says, plus his medical skills are always helpful.
“He’s a serious guy. He’s a physician’s assistant at Beth Israel Hospital, so first of all he can write prescriptions. Number one asset. Number two, if you have a pain, he tells you what it is. You can’t do better than that.”
Her daughter is a ceramics artist. “Her love is art, and she has a studio now and she’s always doing beautiful stuff. She’s at evebeharceramics.com.”