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
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
Zsa Zsa Gabor has died at the age of 99. The actress and socialite died of a heart attack, according to TMZ.
At her peak, Gabor was one of the most famous women in the world. Known for her unapologetically lavish lifestyle and bombshell image, she was in the public eye for more than six decades. Though Gabor withdrew from the limelight in her later years, she remained an enduring figure of old Hollywood glamour. The daughter of a soldier and a European jewelry heiress, Sari Gabor was born on Feb. … read more
Yikes, it’s true.
Han and Leia fans had certainly glamorized the idea of Carrie Fisher and Harrison Fordbeing an item together in real life, as avid co-star shippers have continued to do for the past 40 years (and probably did since the dawn of cinema). But there was no proof that the then-19-year-old Fisher and 34-year-old Ford, who was married when Star Wars was shot, had ever gotten romantic during the making of the 1977 classic. And there still isn’t any proof, technically, but Fisher is saying … read more
For actors, romance often sparks on set. Yet, just as film can light the flames between two unsuspecting stars, it just as easily play a part in the relationship’s slow burn. Chalk it up to added pressure, mounting expectation or simple coincidence, celebrity couples who pair up in real life before or after joint on-screen projects simply don’t tend to last. The most recent proof of this theory is Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, a famous couple for more than a decade who unexpectedly revealed they … read more
The loss of a true legend. Edward Albee, the famous playwright perhaps best known for “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” and “A Delicate Balance,” died at his home in Montauk, New York, on Friday, September 16. He was 88.
According to USA Today, no cause of death was immediately given, though the writer was known to suffer from diabetes. Albee’s longtime personal assistant said the playwright died peacefully following a short illness. The three-time Pulitzer Prize winner was regarded … read more
To the likely chagrin of language traditionalists, a bunch of edgy new words were added to the Oxford English Dictionary last month. BRB, TTYL, l8r and other initialisms are among the additions to its printed pages, along with many two-word phrases, including “starter marriage” and “wake-up call.”
If you feel like you’ve read the news of these particular dictionary additions before, you might’ve. Oxford English Dictionary is the more discerning version of the company’s reference collections, … read more
The actor, 37, and his 45-year-old wife announced they are to divorce Talk outside their home came hours before they released a statement It’s claimed James has grown close to co-star Alexandra Shipp, 24 Pair met on set of X-Men: Apocalypse and struck up ‘close friendship’ They shocked fans by announcing they are set to split after almost 10 years of marriage.
And James McAvoy and his estranged wife Anne-Marie Duff looked tense as they were spotted deep in discussion outside their London home … read more
As the world mourns the death of Prince at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota, fans are also remembering Vanity, the music icon’s onetime protégé and paramour, who died just two months before the music icon. Sheila E, who was close to both stars, confirmed Vanity’s death on Twitter on Feb. 15, just before the Grammy Awards. Like Prince, Vanity was 57 when she passed away. Prince and Vanity had a sizzling partnership at the height of his fame, with the Minnesota native serving as a mentor for … read more
Could Shawn Johnson and Andrew East be any cuter?
The retired Olympic gold medalist and gymnast and two-time Dancing With the Stars competitor married the NFL player Saturday evening in Tennessee. The bride, 24, wore a custom-made, strapless, lace embroidered ivory Olia Zavozina wedding gown with a mermaid skirt with a long train and cathedral-length veil and carried a bouquet of white flowers, as seen in an exclusive video obtained by E! News. The groom, 24, wore a black tux, with an ivory tie, … read more
Best wishes to Lindsay Lohan!
The 29-year-old actress is engaged to boyfriend Egor Tarabasov, TMZ reported today. Two sources later confirmed to E! News. Although Lindsay has been active on social media since the purported proposal went down, she has yet to officially address her big news directly on social media.
Lindsay’s fiancé, 22, is a Russian business heir. “I haven’t known Egor for that long,” the Mean Girls star said in an interview with The Sun published last month. “We’ve been together … read more
He liked it and he put a ring on it and he wants you to see it!
Ray J, 35, and fiancée Princess Love recently made their red carpet debut as an engaged couple, appearing at the premiere party celebrating WE tv’s reality shows Kendra On Top, which is returning for season five, and Driven To Love, a new dating series he is hosting. The event took place at the Estrella Sunset restaurant in West Hollywood.
Princess Love wore a black mini dress, paired with a matching full-length jacket and multi-strap … read more
Did you know Ian McShane is 73 years old? I did not. I also did not know that he’s married to an American woman and that he’s been living in Venice Beach for the better part of 36 years. I’m just now realizing that I don’t know the first thing about Ian McShane! But his new Telegraph interview is an excellent primer on all things McShane, and even if you only have a passing interest in him, I would definitely suggest reading the whole piece. Ian is more talkative these days because he’s … read more
She’s smitten with her Russian real estate developer beau.
And Lindsay Lohan’s new man, Egor Tarabasov, has the approval of the actress’s mum Dina, with the 53-year-old reportedly keen for the couple to start a family.
TMZ reports that Dina is keen to become a grandmother and believes Egor, 22, is perfect father material. She was recently very forthcoming when Entertainment Tonight asked her for her thoughts on Lindsay’s beau.
She gushed: ‘We love him. He is a sweetheart. My other children and … read more