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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When the Rolling Stones release their super deluxe anniversary edition of "Some Girls" next month, it will have quite a few unreleased tracks. One...
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The Gotham Awards announced their nominations today--this is like the East Coast version of the Spirit Awards, and has little to do with the...
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Exclusive: Kirstie Alley--newly slimmed down, but still a dieting Scientologist--is planning a Broadway debut. I'm told that Kirstie has agreed to do a three...
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One Rolling Stone is gathering no sales. Mick Jagger's weird super group album, "Super Heavy," has sold only 33,000 copies. It's dead on arrival....
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The New York Film Critics Circle will announce their winners on November 28th. The move is designed to beat the god awful National Board...
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This morning, Studio 54 will wake up with a hangover, look around the floor for its clothes, and try to remember what happened last...
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Mother and daughter Oscar nominees Diane Ladd and Laura Dern are working a lot together these days. They co-star in HBO's new hit show,...

Sources in Los Angeles tell me that Mel Gibson's horrible 93 year old father, Hutton Gibson is dying. As readers of this column know,...
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What a day! And a night! Around 9pm, Naomi Campbell, looking elegant and sophisticated in a stunning black dress, told me she was going...
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Exclusive: Both screenwriter James Toback and finance man Salvatore Carpanzano say they never approved a recent announcement naming them Executive Producers of "Gotti: In...