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.
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"Tammy" was a hit song long ago by Debbie Reynolds, America's sweetheart. Now it's a movie starring Melissa McCarthy, directed by her husband, Ben...
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This has not been a good week for Robin Thicke. Yesterday he did a much ballyhooed "takeover" of ABC, appearing on "Good Morning America,"...
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Here's the update on my story from yesterday. Jennifer Lopez made approximately $8,584 last week from sales of her "AKA" album. That's also the...
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Lady Gaga is officially out there somewhere, on her ARTPOP tour. But she just played the Montreal Jazz Fest with Tony Bennett, singing "Lush...
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Pierce Brosnan isn't ready for Broadway. The famed Irish leading man was in New York this week for the premiere of a new film,...
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You'd have to put Paul Mazursky in the category of Robert Altman, Hal Ashby, Sidney Lumet, Martin Ritt, Alan Pakula and Sydney Pollack. The...
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Yikes! It's worse than I thought. Robin Thicke's "Paula" album opened on iTunes today at number 8, and at 76 on amazon.com. That's after...
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It's pretty much curtains for the 2Pac musical "Holler If Ya Hear Me." Billboard prematurely announced the show was closing, which sent everyone into...
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Here's the full lyric video for "Lost Stars" from "Begin Again" performed by Adam Levine. Best song of the summer. An actual song! There...
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Lupita Nyong'o won an Oscar a few months ago. She's 24 and hot as a pistol these days. In this Vogue video, she tells...