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 lawyers for AEGLive, the company being sued by Michael Jackson's family for his alleged wrongful death, are fuming. I am told they may...
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On Thursday a lot happens: while President Barack Obama makes a very important acceptance speech in Charlotte, North Carolina, Madonna will be playing at...
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EXCLUSIVE: Oscar winning "Crash" writer-director Paul Haggis has confirmed for me the story of Naz Boniadi, the beautiful Iranian born actress whom Scientology tried...
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click here for today's headlines Well, it's quite fascinating: Graydon Carter, never afraid of a bold move, has dumped Tom Cruise...
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Hal David died today at 91. It's a little heartbreaking for anyone lucky enough to have known him. He was a genius, and a...
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Exclusive: Jerry Lewis vs. the Muscular Dystrophy Association: after 50 plus years, MDA tossed Lewis out last year and replaced him as chairman of...
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Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" is a totally exhausting, fully encompassing movie about dangerous people.  This much anticipated film will show at the Venice...
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The Rolling Stones have picked their dates for four 50th anniversary shows this fall: November 26 and 27 in London at the O2 Arena...
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Exclusive: sources inside their camp tell me that the Rolling Stones will play four shows this November and December, two in London and two in...
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This is weird. I'm in Europe, but back in Los Angeles, The Hollywood Reporter got a "scoop" they posted in the early evening: their...