Calista Flockhart Clarifies Support From Husband Harrison Ford After Solo Appearance at Feud: Capote Vs. The Swans’ New York Premiere

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The star-studded premiere of FX’s latest series, Feud: Capote vs. The Swans, at the Museum of Modern Art in New York on Tuesday night was a glittering affair that drew a constellation of stars.

Among them was Calista Flockhart, who graced the red carpet alongside Diane Lane, Chloe Sevigny, Naomi Watts, Tom Hollander, Demi Moore, and Molly Ringwald. Embracing the night’s black and white theme, the cast showcased a coordinated fashion display.

An Ensemble of Stars: Chloe Sevigny, Naomi Watts, Molly Ringwald, Demi Moore, and Calista Flockhart radiate Hollywood glamour at the MoMA premiere of 'Feud: Capote vs. The Swans' on January 23, 2024, in New York CityAn Ensemble of Stars: Chloe Sevigny, Naomi Watts, Molly Ringwald, Demi Moore, and Calista Flockhart radiate Hollywood glamour at the MoMA premiere of ‘Feud: Capote vs. The Swans’ on January 23, 2024, in New York City (Credit: Janet Mayer / INSTARimages)

Scheduled to premiere on January 31 on FX, Feud: Capote vs. The Swans marks the anthology series’ second season following its debut in 2017.

Like its predecessor, which centered around Bette and Joan, this season unfolds a gripping narrative inspired by real-life drama.

Walking Solo in Zuhair Murad Gown

While posing for photographs, Calista Flockhart, married to the legendary Harrison Ford, made a solo appearance on the red carpet. In the series, she plays Lee Radziwill, perpetually in the shadow of her sister, Jackie Kennedy.

For the occasion, the 59-year-old American actress radiated elegance in a Zuhair Murad gown from the Lebanese fashion designer’s Fall 2023 collection.

Calista Flockhart shines on the MoMA red carpet in an elegant Zuhair Murad gown at the premiere of "Feud: Capote vs. The Swans"Calista Flockhart shines on the MoMA red carpet in an elegant Zuhair Murad gown at the premiere of “Feud: Capote vs. The Swans” at MOMA on January 23, 2024, in New York City (Credit: Barbara Hine / Future Image / Cover Images)

Her plunging dress featured a sleek black velvet wrap bodice and a mesmerizing harlequin-patterned skirt that gracefully flowed to the ground.

Flockhart complemented her ensemble with Tiffany & Co. jewelry, including a silver choker necklace and matching earrings. Subtle makeup, highlighting glossy pink lips, and her bob hair styled with a middle part completed her elegant look.

Captured in her stunning black and white gown, Calista Flockhart exudes grace, accessorized with Tiffany & Co. jewelry at the series premiereCaptured in her stunning black and white gown, Calista Flockhart exudes grace, accessorized with Tiffany & Co. jewelry at the series premiere (Credit: Barbara Hine / Future Image / Cover Images)

In an exclusive interview with PEOPLE on the red carpet, Calista Flockhart shared insights into her relationship with Harrison Ford.

When asked how the 81-year-old American actor supports her, Flockhart told the outlet that he backs her up in “so many ways,” adding, “He supports me a lot. It’s a mutual thing.”

Stylish Couple at 2024 Critics Choice Awards

Calista Flockhart’s solo red carpet moment at the premiere came after a heartfelt acknowledgment from Harrison Ford, who expressed gratitude for her “support” during an emotional speech at the 29th Annual Critics Choice Awards on January 14.

Exuding joy as they walked arm-in-arm, the Morning Glory star showcased timeless elegance in a classic black tuxedo on the Santa Monica red carpet, living up to his “smoke show” reputation.

Meanwhile, his wife of nearly 24 years, Flockhart, captivated in a stunning sleeveless gown adorned with a floral print in a slightly deeper shade of purple.

At the 2024 Critics Choice Awards, Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart showcase their timeless style, with Ford in a classic tuxedo and Flockhart in a floral Erdem gownAt the 2024 Critics Choice Awards, Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart showcase their timeless style, with Ford in a classic tuxedo and Flockhart in a floral Erdem gown (Credit: Jennifer Bloc / Future Image / Cover Images)

The Ally McBeal actress’ silk Erdem dress boasted a flattering boat neck silhouette and an oversized bow at the waist.

Elevating her ensemble, she accessorized with dramatic, sheer black opera-length gloves and styled her hair in an updo with face-framing tendrils. Throughout their red carpet stroll, the long-time couple remained inseparable, exchanging adoring glances.

No strangers to award show date nights, the duo’s history traces back to their initial encounter at the 59th Golden Globe Awards in 2002.

The inseparable couple, Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart, exchange loving glances while elegantly dressed, celebrating years of togetherness at the 29th Annual Critics Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 14, 2024 in Santa Monica, CaliforniaThe inseparable couple, Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart, exchange loving glances while elegantly dressed, celebrating years of togetherness at the 29th Annual Critics Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 14, 2024 in Santa Monica, California (Credit: Jeffrey Mayer / Media Punch / INSTARimages)

Following a courtship, they tied the knot eight years later in 2010, a proposal taking place during a family vacation the preceding year.

Before their union, Harrison Ford had experienced two previous marriages and welcomed four children. The wealthy actor later embraced fatherhood by formally adopting Calista Flockhart’s son, Liam.

Harrison Ford’s Emotional Career Achievement Award Acceptance Speech

Harrison Ford was honored with the Career Achievement Award during the awards show. He became emotional during his speech and expressed gratitude to his wife.

At the event, Ford’s AppleTV+ series, Shrinking, received a nomination for Best Comedy Series, and he garnered an additional nod for Best Supporting Actor for portraying Dr. Paul Rhoades.

Witnessing her husband pay tribute to her in his speech, Flockhart was visibly moved, having received a standing ovation from the star-studded crowd.

In his acceptance speech, Ford said, “I’d like to thank my lovely wife. She supports me when I need a lot of support, and I need a lot of support.”

He continued, “I’m really happy to be here tonight to see what our business is turning into and all of the talented people that are getting opportunities that probably would not have existed in the early part of my career.”

The Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny star added, “I’m very happy about that. I’m here because of a combination of luck and the work of wonderful directors, writers, filmmakers. I feel enormously lucky. I’m happy for this honor and appreciate it very much.”

He concluded his speech, saying, “I’m grateful for all of the fine actors that I have worked with…  I’m deeply happy to have had the opportunities that I have had, and I’m grateful. Thank you. I won’t take any more of your time. Thank you.”

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