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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Jimmy Carter gets a bad rap and I can tell you why since I lived through the 1979 Iran Hostage Crisis with everyone else. The...
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I could just about cry. DA Pennebaker, the legendary filmmaker and my friend, has been chosen to receive an honorary Oscar. He's the first...
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Lady Gaga is getting ready to release a new album and/or project called Art Pop. And in typical fashion, it will be done in...
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The full Vanity Fair story about Tom Cruise and his strange personal life is out now, not just the part about Nazanin Boniadi. Most...
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It was a muggy night in New York, but Peggy Siegal managed to cool it off with not one but two premieres on the...
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Exclusive: as I told you it would happen AEG Live has filed two motions in Los Angeles Superior Court against the family of Michael...
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Everyone has a book this fall: Cyndi Lauper, Tony Danza, Alana Stewart, Rod Stewart, and so on. They're all pretty interesting. But the one...
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The Rolling Stones will release two new songs with a 48 song collection this fall. One of the songs is called "Doom and Gloom,"...
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It happened: Guggenheim Partners, which owns the Hollywood Reporter and Billboard has bought -- with minority partners-- Dick Clark Productions. That means trade magazines...
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Michael Strahan was just announced and presented as the new co-host of "Live."  There's some kind of weird synergy in the choosing of Michael...