Elizabeth Banks has teamed up with the American Heart Association to put out a funny little public service announcement in support of heart wellness issues. In the video, part of the association’s Go Red for Women campaign, Banks plays an over-stressed mom busy taking care of everything around her house while neglecting her own heart.
Humor is a good way of broaching difficult subjects and the video combines serious facts along with a touch of Banks’ Emmy-nominated flair.
Heart disease is the number one killer of American women, according to the American Heart Association. It’s also a personal issue for Banks. Her mother, father and sisters all suffer from heart disease. As a new mother, Banks says it’s important for her to stay healthy for her son.