Lower your self some slack, Jennifer Love Hewitt!

The actress returned to the pink carpet Monday on the Fox Upfront. She was available to advertise her casting in Ryan Murphy‘s 9-1-1, marking her first TV function since Prison Minds. Although she felt assured on the occasion, after seeing images, she could not imagine what she noticed.

“It has been a extremely intense couple of days. Like, so nice, so blessed—however intense,” the 39-year-old actress mentioned in her Instagram Tales Tuesday afternoon. “We go to the Upfront yesterday and no person tells me the day goes to be like 12 hours lengthy and the humidity goes to be virtually 100 % in New York Metropolis. So, I simply must apologize. Carrying a black swimsuit? Not a good suggestion. Not sporting sufficient hairspray and teasing in my hair? Additionally a nasty concept.”

“I simply must apologize for a way wrecked I look in all the photographs which have come out. I used to be actually melting. By the point I received to the pink carpet, I used to be truthfully melting,” she mentioned. “My hair was flat, my make-up was working off my face and I seemed like I had fully forgotten I used to be an actress on this enterprise who is meant to look [perfect] once you step on the pink carpet.”

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“That isn’t what I will appear like on the present. I will have make-up on my face. I am not going to be sweating. I am not going to be overwhelmed by being in entrance of a pink carpet and crews once more. Actually, I apologize,” she mentioned with fun. “I ought to’ve actually gotten it collectively!”

Hewitt hadn’t slept “all night time,” due to her two toddlers. “It was our first time touring with them,” she defined. “Touring with toddlers…wow. I had no concept. I imply, I waited this lengthy as a result of I knew that it was going to be onerous. Initially, let me say: My youngsters have been ballers. Wonderful! They did an important job.” Hewitt mentioned she suffers from anxiousness and is afraid to fly, so she relied on Brian Hallisay‘s assist. “My husband is a saint,” she mentioned. “He actually held all of it collectively.”

Regardless of how she felt about her look, Hewitt advised her Instagram followers, “I had a tremendous time in New York, I had a tremendous time with my household, however I am comfortable to be dwelling!”

9-1-1 is the primary collection Hewitt will probably be capturing since turning into a mother, and it is “going to be an entire new studying factor,” she admitted, including that she’s “actually grateful for the chance.”

To prepare for her return to tv, an exuberant Hewitt promised followers, “I will be killing my boxing exercises once more, getting in nice form mentally, bodily and emotionally for all that is forward once we begin the season. I am simply feeling actually grateful, so I hope you are excited. I am excited. And I am actually sorry for wanting like a scorching mess on the pink carpet yesterday. Oh, my God! I used to be so scorching! I used to be like actually melting. Like, melting. Melting! However…I had a blast!”