Carrie Fisher’s relationship with her mother, Debbie Reynolds, was the stuff of Hollywood legend.
Its own chapter in the proverbial annals of show business lore, thanks largely in part to Fisher’s 1987 novel Postcards From the Edge, mother and daughter gave their devoted fans exactly what they wanted when they appeared in public together, bickering like a Borscht Belt duo in “take my mom, please” fashion.
But though their relationship could rightfully be categorized as turbulent, the thornier aspects … read more
Debbie Reynolds tragically died of a stroke on Wednesday, December 28 at the age of 84, just one day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher passed away, but her legend lives on. The iconic Singin In The Rain star was known for much so more than being the Star Wars actresses’ mother, and to remember her Us Weekly has listed 10 thing you may not have known about her. 1. Her career was kick started at 16-years-old when she won the Miss Burbank beauty pageant in California in 1948. She was spotted by Warner … read more
In her day, Debbie Reynolds did it all. Subsequently, her day lasted for decades.
The actress, who became a national treasure as the star of one of the most beloved movies of all time and went on to enjoy a nearly 70-year career in film, television and theater, has died. She was 84. Her son, Todd Fisher, confirmed the news to the Associated Press.
No cause was immediately announced. Reynolds had been hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after reportedly suffering a stroke at Todd’s home, barely a day … read more
Just one day after the death of her daughter, actress Carrie Fisher, beloved Hollywood icon Debbie Reynolds died Wednesday. She was 84. Todd Fisher, her son, confirmed his mother’s death to Variety.
TMZ reported that Reynolds was hospitalized Wednesday for a medical emergency. She reportedly suffered a stroke at Todd’s Los Angeles home.
“She wanted to be with Carrie,” Todd told Variety. She was born Mary Frances Reynolds on April 1, 1932, in El Paso, Texas. In 1939, her family ― mother Maxine, … read more
Jolie and Pitt have been talking in private about their divorce The main concern is custody over their six children Angelina asked for custody in her divorce filing on September 18 The 41-year-old actress also said she wanted Pitt, 52, to get only visitation Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are reportedly negotiating their divorce in private. They are allegedly already going ‘full steam ahead’ in the process.
TMZ reports that the estranged couple are eager to settle their negotiations over custody … read more
Looks like there could be a fight over bling.
Angelina Jolie asked for ‘miscellaneous jewelry and other personal effects’ in the divorce documents filed on September 19 in Los Angeles when she split from Brad Pitt.
Now The Hollywood Reporter has claimed that could mean a fortune in baubles the 52-year-old Fury star gave his wife during their 12 year romance, including that $250,000 diamond engagement ring by Robert Procop. She likes her gems: Angelina Jolie asked for ‘miscellaneous jewelry and … read more
Angelina Jolie has an extensive list of accomplishments: She’s a visiting professor at the London School of Economics, she’s been a Special Envoy and a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN, she won the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award and an Oscar. Her romantic relationship is far from the most interesting thing about her. But as news of her split with Brad Pitt, with whom she has 6 children, dominates the news cycle, one incredible detail about Jolie stands out freshly to me: She has never allowed … read more
Beyoncé, Adele and Cuba Gooding Jr.’s 2016 Emmy nominations mean more than just the possibility of winning another award.
The three are now one step closer to being EGOT winners—aka winners of a Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.
Beyoncé is nominated for her third Emmy, for co-directing her HBO visual album and film Lemonade. She has won 17 Grammys as a solo artist and three with Destiny’s Child.
Adele is nominated for her first Emmy, for Outstanding Variety Special for Adele Live in New York City. … read more
Lights, camera, action—Hollywood’s biggest night of the year is finally here!
The 88th Annual Academy Awards are well underway and the evening’s host, Chris Rock, hasn’t even stepped onstage yet.
Today’s festivities are being held at the Dolby Theatre, just like previous years, and several actors have already been named winners before the telecast even aired.
Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds were all paid tribute and given their Oscar statues at the 7th Annual Governors Awards on Nov. … read more
The issue of diversity has dominated the discussion around this year’s Oscars, as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences failed to nominate any people of color in the major categories. But these omissions only become more egregious as you dig into the actual nominations, because as it turns out, you can’t even trust the Academy to get their white-people movies right. The only movie that absolutely needed to be nominated for Best Picture was Todd Haynes’s Carol, about a love affair … read more
Aside from having a successful career, striking good looks and a passion for giving back, if asked to describe Angelina Jolie in another way, we’d definitely call her a loving mother.
However, that wasn’t always a title the actress wanted for herself.
Speaking with the Associated Press (via CTV News) while filming her upcoming movie First They Killed my Father in Cambodia, Jolie admitted she never actually had the desire to be a mother.
“It’s strange, I never wanted to have a baby. I never wanted … read more
Four-time Grammy winner Lionel Richie, who will be honored with the 2016 MusiCares Person of the Year at Monday’s 58th annual Grammy Awards, doesn’t think black performers should boycott the Oscars. “I don’t think it’s necessary,” Richie told us at an event promoting his new home collection. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which hosts the Feb. 28 Oscar ceremony, is under fire this year for a lack of racial diversity among its nominees. “I think what you do is you show … read more
He certainly didn’t sugarcoat it. “Blackish” star Anthony Anderson tore into African-American Fox News contributor Stacey Dash during Friday’s NAACP Image Awards for her recent call to abolish Black History Month and black-centric awards shows — branding her “just an Ann Coulter dipped in butterscotch.” “Everybody give a round of applause for Stacey Dash,” the host joked before comparing Dash to the polarizing conservative firebrand. “What the hell is she doing? Doesn’t she … read more
It’s the question that has plagued America since last week: “Who’s Stacey Dash?” Actress Gabrielle Union mocked the “Clueless” has-been’s dubious call to eliminate the BET Awards and Black History Month amid the #OscarsSoWhite uproar — by pretending she’d never heard of Dash. “Who’s that? Who’s Stacey Dash? Is she like, related to Dame Dash? Was she on Roc-A-Fella (Records)?” the “Birth of a Nation” star joked during an Associated Press interview Tuesday. “I heard … read more
Sir Ian McKellen has joined the ongoing controversy against the Oscars with some fighting words — gay people are “disregarded” too. The two-time Academy Award nominee agreed that black people are left out, but widened the complains against the Academy’s lack of diversity. #OSCARSSOWHITE CONTROVERSY: WHICH CAMP ARE YOU IN? “It’s not only black people who’ve been disregarded by the film industry, it used to be women, it’s certainly gay people to this day,” the “X-Men” actor told Sky News. “I wonder … read more