Roger Friedman

Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News. He writes for Parade magazine and has written for Details, Vogue, the New York Times, Post, and Daily News and many other publications. He is the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals.

This is the end, my friend. The rape allegations and stories were bad enough. Even worse was the admission by Bill Cosby's former assistant...
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The really great film "The Imitation Game" opens today, and now all Ognosticators are scrambling around with predictions and poses. This week we had...
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Sting performed in his first Macys Thanksgiving Parade this morning-- showing off a big, reworked number from his Broadway musical "The Last Ship." And...
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Michael Brown's parents hit the Today show this morning, and CBS Morning News. Brown's mother, Lesley McSpadden, told Gayle King and Charlie Rose that...
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Leon Russell did have band instruments stolen from his bus yesterday while on tour. But that's not the worst thing that happened to the...
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Even top popsters are having trouble selling CDs. One Direction sold 401,000 copies of their new album, called "Four." Hey-- anyone would take that...
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Country superstar Garth Brooks has decided to cancel or postpone publicity for his new album and tour because of the incident in Ferguson. He...
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The nominees for the Independent Spirit Awards are out. Four of the five Best Features could be Academy Award nominees for Best Picture-- Whiplash,...
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All the really awful, commercial pop stars couldn't save the really awful, commercial American Music Awards from a ratings disaster on Sunday night. The...
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The grand jury says no probable cause to file any charges. Not a surprise. Darren Wilson goes free. There can still be a civil...