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.
3 1606

Imagine my surprise Saturday night when I stepped off the Amtrak train from Boston to New York in Penn Station. There, standing nose to...

Deadline.com keeps getting "exclusives" out of our old stories. Can't Nikki Finke teach her people to use Google? First it was the Barbra Streisand...

Exclusive: now I will tell you how that story about Paris Jackson spending time with Debbie Rowe, her biological mother, came to be in...
0 1812

Cyndi Lauper is the hardest working rock star I know. She started out when Madonna debuted. Everyone thought Cyndi would be the bigger star....

From June 2012: Our story, now making its way around the web like it's news. It ain't. We broke this ten months ago. Of...

The Chicago Sun Times reports the passing of Roger Ebert at age 70. It was just in the last two days that Ebert announced...

Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of "The Great Gatsby' is coming at last-- first to open here in early May, then play opening night at the...

Where is Kim Basinger? Does she know what's going on here in New York? Her 17 year old daughter with Alec Baldwin, Ireland, is...

Among music show singing contests, "American Idol" is now the underdog. Last night "Idol" scored a new Wednesday low with a 3.0 in the...

Three deaths in the last two days: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala was the exceptional writer who made those Merchant Ivory movies classics for all time....