Parents TV talks to Mariska Hargitay, known as detective Benson in the Law and Order SVU series, about her lending her voice to an animation baby for Johnson's campaign.
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Mariska Hargitay: I like it. I feel like a new baby. We should do this more often. Female Speaker: Okay, this is definitely not the Mariska Hargitay we know from Law & Order: SVU. Detective Olivia Benson has turned in her badge and gun temporarily of course to help out Johnson & Johnson with their new ad campaign focused on the power of a mothers touch. Mariska Hargitay: Our first one is about an apprehensive mother going into a new baby massage class at a Yoga Studio and sort of not knowing what to do and she has heard about it, she knows that it's good, but she has never actually had hands-on experience. Hold on that. Please. you've never done this before? Mom, may be we should go. Female Speaker: No, Mariska has never done this before, never worked in animation that is, but she pulls off the voice of the baby like an old pro. Mariska Hargitay: How does that feel? So snugly, and so hexy, and I really just feel like I was this little kid, I was just dying to come out of me. So it was really, really fun. I enjoy it very, very much. You know me mom, I love trying new things. This looks like even more fun than a thought in this class. Female Speaker: Mariska is perfect for the part, she certainly knows a thing or two about babies, her adorable little boy turns 2 in June. Mariska Hargitay: Best part of being a mom is being able to express the love that we have freely and being able to give and receive love in a way that we never knew was possible. And to be witness to a miracle everyday and watching a miracle grow up before your eyes. Female Speaker: And now Mariska has the chance to channel her inner child. Mariska Hargitay: I feel like a new baby. Mom! We should do this more often. Looks like someone enjoyed their massage. It's me. Female Speaker: She probably like to do animation work more often, but for now Mariska, well, Detective Benson that is, is back to solving crimes on Law and Order: SVU. I love the whole concept and it was a blast.
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