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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This must hurt. "The X Factor" is just not doing well. We all know it. But on Wednesday night there was an added insult:...
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What looked like a good story for the reliable Smoking Gun website has kind of backfired. These things happen, as we all know. But...
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Ok, even I have to say this is nuts. The Beatles are going to issue a new box set on January 21st. Of all...
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I hate to argue with one of my favorite websites, the Smoking Gun. But today they're making it seem like Jane Fonda is using...
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John, Paul, George and Ringo will receive the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award this year on the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' arrival in the...
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Amy Poehler and Tina Fey should have a good time explaining this on the Golden Globes. In the category of comedy-musical, the Hollywood Foreign...
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I was wrong. I said a few months ago that Woody Allen's Lifetime Achievement Award from the Golden Globes guaranteed him a Best Picture...

The Golden Globes just snubbed Oprah Winfrey for her outstanding performance in"The Butler." In fact, they snubbed the entire movie, as well as "Fruitvale...
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The Golden Globe nominations are going to be weirder than ever on Thursday morning. Brace yourselves. Almost nothing they do will correlate with...
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Sam Shepard-- playwright, actor, etc-- does not do publicity. So when he showed up at today's lunch honoring beloved "August: Osage County" producer Jean...