Lyons addresses the speech, in which she acknowledged her relationship with Courtney Crangi, for the first time, saying,
It’s just as surprising to me as it probably is to everyone else. It certainly is strange to wake up, at 44, and look at the person next to you and think: ‘Oh! This wasn’t what I expected.’ But I don’t think love works that way, and I am O.K. with that.
Mickey Drexler also weighed in.