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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Three time Oscar winner Meryl Streep has given $1 million to New York's- and Joe Papp's -- Public Theater. The announcement was made last...
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Exclusive: The Rolling Stones still have not sorted out their issues with the O2 Arena in London and Barclays Center in Brooklyn. But now...
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Guys: I was never a Rush fan. Sorry. But everyone's welcome to their opinion, and Rush fans are welcome here. Petition the Rock and...
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Thursday was the kind of classic night New York night you only get when the stars line up just right. At the Cort Theater, Paul...
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I'm getting a lot of calls about the Michael Jackson story in Vanity Fair, which is an excerpt of a book by Randall Sullivan....
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UPDATE: "Skyfall" was released at 7:07pm Eastern and it's already number 1 on iTunes this morning. It may be the fastest trip to number...
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The new Michael Jackson book excerpted in Vanity Fair looks like a clip job. As well, author Randall Sullivan seems to have depended on...

Justin Timberlake is having charitable problems His registered 501c3, the Justin Timberlake Foundation, has a zero balance. Three years ago it had $160,000. Even...
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"American Idol" auditions head to Baton Rouge, Louisiana now, with more fake fireworks planned among the judges. As everyone knows by now, in Charlotte,...
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You want press for your nominees list? Release it at 4pm. You want to hide it and keep it out of newspapers, let alone...