Debbie Reynolds and Elizabeth Taylor share a complicated history.
The actresses first met as classmates in the early 1950s. “I went to MGM when I was around 17, and Liz was there too, but she was already a star,” Debbie told People in 2015. “We went to school together on the lot, when she was in between films. I was just a beginner, and she and I were not in any manner alike, but we got along very well because I was in awe of going to school with Elizabeth Taylor. And if anyone said they weren’t, … read more
Debbie Reynolds is best known as the song-and-dance whiz who dazzled us in “Singin’ on the Rain,” “The Tender Trap” and “The Unsinkable Molly Brown.” The woman never stopped working. New generations were introduced to her through “Will & Grace,” “Halloweentown,” “Behind the Candelabra” and a wealth of other roles.
Reynolds, who died Wednesday at age 84, was also a gossip fixture thanks to her friendship with the high priestess of the tabloids, Elizabeth Taylor. The … read more
Hollywood is a little bit dimmer now that one of its brightest stars has faded.
Debbie Reynolds—star of Singin’ in the Rain and other film classics—died Wednesday at age 84, just one day after her daughter, actress Carrie Fisher, suddenly passed away at age 60. In light of the tragedies, Reynolds’ fans and friends took to social media to share their sympathies.
One of the most heartwarming tributes came courtesy of Kristen Anderson-Lopez (of Frozen songwriting fame). The Grammy-winning lyricist’s … read more
Let’s make this casting news happen!
While promoting the season three premiere of The Royals last week, Elizabeth Hurley revealed she wants ”best friend” Hugh Grant to make a guest appearance on the hit E! series (and Alexandra Park agrees!).
“It would be wonderful,” Hurley told E! News exclusively. “If we’re lucky enough to go forward and do a fourth season there’s a lot of people we’d like to have as guest stars and yeah, Hugh would be fantastic. There’s a lot of people we’d like.” “I’d like … read more
Raising the royal roof! Prince William turned Kensington Palace into a huge party pad on Wednesday night, November 10, to raise $1.9 million for the homeless charity Centrepoint. The Duke of Cambridge, 34, was joined by 420 guests and friends including celebrity pals Ellie Goulding, Elizabeth Hurley, Joan Collins and cousin Princess Beatrice. Guests had paid up to $6,250 for a ticket to the event, which took place at Kensington Palace’s Orangery. Centrepoint — which works tirelessly to provide … read more
Oh, you thought things couldn’t get more dramatic than that Real Housewives of Atlanta season nine teaser? Well, buckle up.
According to Phaedra Parks, the trailer didn’t even show the half of it. “I thought the trailer was, really, a watered-down version of what you’re gonna see,” she told E! News’ Zuri Hall in advance of Sunday’s big premiere. “Honey, it’s way more explosive than that.”
What, pray tell, does she mean by that tease? “Well, of course, someone’s trying to blow me up.” Of course. “This … read more
”Dynasty” is the latest TV series to get the reboot treatment, thanks to The CW. The network is set to develop a new version of the iconic series, which ran from 1981–89, with the help of “Gossip Girl” writers Stephanie Savage and Josh Schwartz, Deadline reports.
If anyone can turn “Dynasty” into a modern soap worth watching, its Savage and Schwartz, who, along with Leighton Meester, brought the headband-wearing HBIC Blair Waldorf to life. The writing duo has teamed up with “Revenge” … read more
Well, we’re probably not getting Will and Grace back, but another classic TV series is hoping to grab a new generation of fans and bring back memories of big hair and shoulder pads for its original fan base. The Colbys and Carringtons are returning to the small screen with the reboot of the nighttime soap opera Dynasty. The CW announced the return of the show, which is now in the hands of Gossip Girl creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage.
The original show ran from 1981-1990, which makes … read more
Another day, another reboot.
The CW is looking to bring back one of TV’s most iconic dramas ever: Dynasty. Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, the masterminds behind Gossip Girl and The O.C., are rebooting the ’80s primetime soap opera for the network, E! News has learned. The duo will team up with Esther Shapiro and Richard Shapiro, the creators of the original series, for the modernized reboot. Here’s the log-line for the CW series: “The Rolls Royce of all primetime soaps, returns in a modernized … read more
Britain is so last year, darling. The U.K.’s most over-the-top faux P.R. gurus are leaving London behind for greener pastures in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie. In this exclusive behind-the-scenes featurette, the cast and crew of the film dish about its setting in the South of France. “The sky’s blue and the sea’s blue and the sun is gold and that looks beautiful and everything looks ravishing,” explains Joanna Lumley, a.k.a. Ab Fab’s Patsy Stone. Absolutely Fabulous
An ageless Joan Collins, 83, … read more
Rumors of Kim Kardashian and Harry Styles cameos in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie have been greatly exaggerated.
Actually, they’re just plain false.
Eddy and Patsy Ab Fab stars Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley are setting the record straight.
“I don’t know who put the rumor out but it was never a fact,” Saunders told E! News about Kim K. while promoting the film this weekend in London. “It’s not like [Kim] was on the phone going, ‘But I want to be in it. I want to do it.'”
One report claimed … read more
When Joanna Lumley was offered the chance to kiss Leonardo DiCaprio, she did what any sane woman would do – she stocked up on mints. “There was a lot of peppermint involved,” revealed the British actress on the U.K.’s The Graham Norton Show, reminiscing about her intimate embrace in which she “went for it” with the Hollywood star in the Martin Scorsese film The Wolf of Wall Street. “We were both very clean, like a surgery.” In the Oscar-nominated film, the 70-year-old Absolutely Fabulous star … read more
It’s a British institution, having been founded in honour of one of the country’s most famous Monarchs and her consort.
So it was no surprise to see Queen of the catwalk, Kate Moss, pulling out all the stops when it came to the style stakes at the star-studded Victoria and Albert Museum party, in London, on Thursday night.
Arriving in a sheer, plunging purple gown, the 42-year-old looked every inch the supermodel as she flashed more than a hint of skin, however, she faces some stiff competition … read more
Today, Britons head to the polls for a referendum on whether they’ll remain in the European Union. It’s a history-making vote that the British have nicknamed “Brexit.” But what is a “Brexit?” And why should those of us across the pond care? First off, let’s cover the basics. What is a Brexit?
A Brexit is shorthand for “British exit” from the European Union. If Britons choose to leave – to Brexit – it will be monumental. No country has ever left the EU before. Trade deals will take years to renegotiate. … read more
Was it Beatlemania? The unflappable suavity of James Bond? The mystique of Princess Diana? Did Downton Abbey meld upstairs and downstairs in your mind forever? Are you among the millions who wish the wizarding world of Harry Potter was real?
When you pick a direction to go in, is it One Direction? Or maybe your all-time favorite Englishman is William Shakespeare.
Whatever the decade in which you boarded the HMS Anglophile, there’s no question that Americans have harbored a long-running fascination … read more