Made-for-television drama, Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay, aired on the CBS television network in 2002.
Mary Kay Ash was ahead of her time, all the time. An iconic leader and trailblazing entrepreneur, her unrivaled success story has inspired millions and captured the attention of film makers. The 2002 made-for-television drama, Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay, stars actresses Shirley MacLaine, Parker Posey and Shannen Doherty.
The plot for the fictional drama centers on Mary Kay Ash, portrayed by Shirley MacLaine, who is threatened by a younger rival. Caught in the middle of the rivalry is Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultant Lexi Wilcox, played by American actress Shannen Doherty. Described as both a drama and comedy, the film aired on CBS in the United States.
The film received two Golden Globe nominations: Shirley MacLaine was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television and Parker Posey received a nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television.
In reality, Mary Kay created a company for women to feel confident, beautiful and connected. She always believed that the right values could carry you all the way to the top. Mary Kay remained faithful to the life lessons that shaped her as a person and used the Golden Rule to guide her, making sure she was always leading by example and lifting others along the way.
Her unwavering integrity has inspired millions of women and made her one of the world’s greatest leaders and entrepreneurs – both onscreen and off.