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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The niece of Scientology leader David Miscavige, Jenna Miscavige Hill, has posted a letter of support to her website, www.exScientologykids.com. Miscavige Hill left Scientology...
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I wrote this story on March 8,. 2001. When Tom Cruise filed for divorce against Nicole Kidman a month earlier, the papers told a...
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EXCLUSIVE: Who's going to sit next to Kelly Ripa come this September? That's when Disney TV, ABC, and Michael Gellman have to make a...
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US Magazine is busy grinding out unsourced stories on Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise like crazy. But craziest by far, so far, is that...
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OK, your wife has just pulled a public exit, and taken your six year old daughter with her to a new apartment. Do you...
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On May 29th, Wikipedia banned any outside editing on pages having to do with Scientology. The story was under-reported at the time, perhaps because...
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The news about the death of Andy Griffith is sweeping the internet and trending high on Twitter. It's possible that Griffith, star of his...
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Just reading the New York Times take on Tom Cruise's career. They're missing the point. Cruise last had a non tentpole, non franchise hit...
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Fame is fleeting, and teenagers do grow out of things so quickly. Last week, Justin Bieber debuted at number 1 and sold 373,000 copies...
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"Sparkle" -- the movie billed as Whitney Houston's last recording, last appearance, etc-- came from the music of Curtis Mayfield. The 1976 film featured...