‘Grandparents goals’: Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell dress up as iconic Disney characters for granddaughters birthday

Oct 09, 2022
Goldie Hawn and her 4-year-old graddaughter Rani Rose share an adorable twinning moment. Source: Getty

Hollywood icons Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell are being praised as “grandparents of the year” after the couple attended their granddaughter’s birthday party wearing outfits straight out of a fairytale.

Taking to Instagram, “glamma” Goldie and grandpa Kurt showed they were ready to make their granddaughter Rani Rose’s dreams come true.


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In the adorable snap, Hawn, Russell and Rani donned matching costumes influenced by Disney’s iconic Cinderella. 

The 76-year-old and her 4-year-old granddaughter both wore the princess’ recognisable blue and white, sparkling ballgown while Russell, 71, dressed as the dashing Prince Charming.

“Happy 4th birthday our precious Rani Rose. You are the real queen! I’ll take Lady in waiting everyday as long as the prince is always beside me! WE LOVE YOU!!!” Hawn captioned her post.

The couple’s dress-up efforts absolutely delighted Hawn’s followers as her post was met with an outpour of praise, calling them “Hollywood royalty” and “grandparents of the year.”

Oh my gawd this is the BEST,” wrote fellow Hollywood star Sharon Stone. 

“Kurt & Goldie…grandparent goals!!”

“What a lovely childhood to have grandparents who become whomever to make the dream work. Just lovely,” someone wrote.

“This is awesome! What wonderful grandparents you are!”

“How awesome and what a lucky Rani to have such beautiful grandparents!,” commented another.

When it comes to her grandchildren, Hawn will no doubt push mountains to ensure they grow up happy and supported.


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Having struggled with her own mental health as a child and in her 20s, the award-winning actress made a promise to herself that she would help as many young children cope with their own mental health battles.

Hawn is an active advocate for mental health and has been vocal about her journey in navigating her way out of her dark adolescent times.

In May 2021, Hawn appeared on Good Morning Britain where she spoke to hosts Alastair Campbell and Susanna Reid about her personal experience with depression and talked about the devastating impact the recent global pandemic has had on children’s mental health for Mental Health Awareness Month.

After realising she was in the unique position to be able to help people, in 2003 the actress launched MindUP, a mindfulness-based social and emotional learning program for early learning services and schools.

“It is my mission to keep activating my dream for children to have a more manageable life and become the next generation helping to bring balance to our world, and yes, more happiness and peace in their hearts,” Hawn wrote in a social media post.


If you’re depressed or need someone to talk to, there are many 27/4 support lines available, including Lifeline on 13 11 14, the Suicide Call Back Service on 1300 659 467, MensLine Australia on 1300 789 978 and Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636.

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