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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Hard times indeed: pop and R&B star Usher is having just as much trouble as everyone else in the music biz. He's resorted to...
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Today in Los Angeles at the AFI Fest, the two remaining films of the Oscar season will be screened. "Selma," by Ava Duvernay, and...
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UPDATE: First a correction: Dick Clark Prods. doesn't own the People's Choice Awards. And second: Dick Clark Productions is now owned by the same...
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Excuse me. I guess I wasn't paying attention. I knew that Pink Floyd's "Endless River" was stitched together from old material. I knew that...
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What is it with these celebrity foundations? I just received a press release saying that Nick Jonas, who's trying to push his new solo...
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From Sir Elton John's Facebook page this morning: Many artists have decided to boycott Russia on their recent tours. Last night in...
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Right after poor Jett Travolta died in January 2009 at age 16, his parents established a tax free foundation in his memory. Jett died...
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"Selma," the Ava Duvernay film about Martin Luther King's world and life changing 1965 civil rights march, is ready to be seen. Duvernay mentioned...
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After months of stillness the box office was back this weekend. The two new movies of the weekend scored a total of $106 million,...
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Jerry Seinfeld says he thinks he's on Autism spectrum. Brian Williams did an interview with him, maybe for NBC Nightly News (I'm not sure...