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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Bob Dylan's 20 minute MusiCares acceptance speech is here. This is a master class, from the greatest. Read it and learn. If only every...
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Grammy weekend is in full swing in Hollywood, where it's raining. Raining! That always stinks. Meantime, rehearsals downtown at the Staples Center are full...
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Crazy Roger Waters of Pink Floyd tried unsuccessfully to get international rock star Alan Parsons to boycott Israel. Waters belongs to BDS (I say...
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Brian Williams has sent this note to his colleagues at NBC. He says it's for the next few days. But really, there's every reason...
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The numbers are coming in for last night. "Jupiter Ascending" did around $6.2 million for the night, with a projected $16 mil weekend. That's...
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Bob Dylan looked like the most miserable bar mitzvah boy in history last night as he received the MusiCares Person of the Year Award....
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UPDATE Brian Williams will be replaced by Lester Holt this week. And, I predict, permanently. EARLIER The Brian Williams scandal is turning into a big...
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Rosie O'Donnell is leaving "The View" and has split from wife Michelle Rounds. Page Six got the scoop tonight. This may explain Rosie's behavior...
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Carly Simon's "You're So Vain"? Ringo Starr's "Photograph"? Leo Sayer's "When I Need You"? How about Rod Stewart's resurgence over five volumes of American...
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Call it Fifty Shades of Black! When Kerry Washington was on the cover of InStyle's Weddings issue, she looked like her beautiful self. Gorgeous,...