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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I do have to laugh at this story. After a year of phone hacking, pie throwing in Parliament, more hacking, dozens of arrests, the...
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Is Sharon Stone back in good graces with celebrity AIDS organization amfAR? It was twoyears ago that this column caused a commotion when I...
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I wrote on Forbes.com back on March 26th that Fox might have trouble releasing "Neighborhood Watch." That's the film in which Ben Stiller, Vince...
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When you think of Los Angeles, you think of movies and television.  Theater, Opera, and spectacular performance art thrive in LA, and our Leah...

WITH SPOILERS FROM LAST NIGHT  "Mad Men" Episode 4 (technically), Season Five: Don Draper gets the flu and a fever, and dreams of cheating...
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I’ve been telling you here and on Forbes.com that the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame wouldn’t invite or acknowledge the only child of...
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So where did Jake Gyllenhaal head on Monday night after the Paul Newman tribute? Spies say Gyllenhaal headed downtown to the Mercer Hotel. It's...
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The L.A. County Coroner has played Whitney Houston's death a little fast and loose. After several weeks, thanks to the Smoking Gun, we now...

What a night for the 20 plus year Rainforest Foundation: Trudie Styler produced her biennial all-star fundraiser at Carnegie Hall, probably the best ever...
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It's Doris Day's birthday. I think she's 88. On the phone she sounds like springtime. I had the great honor of interviewing her for...