Mariska Hargitay on the 103rd Floor
Mariska Hargitay on the 103rd Floor

Celebrity Visits

ESB EXCLUSIVE: Mariska Hargitay Talks the Joyful Heart Foundation and Her Role as Olivia Benson

Mariska Hargitay, star of "Law & Order: SVU" and founder of the Joyful Heart Foundation, visited the Empire State Building Observatory for a lighting ceremony to honor Sexual Assault Awareness Month and season 25 of the hit show in early April.

Mariska Hargitay lights ESB with her children

After she flipped the famous switch and lit the building in teal and green, Mariska sat down to discuss the impact of her role as Olivia Benson and some of the Joyful Heart Foundation's most impactful moments throughout its 20-year history.

See the full interview below!

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