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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Guess what? I'd never seen "Wicked" on Broadway before last night. It opened 12 years ago with Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel, made millions,...
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Robin Thicke is back. In fact is new single is called "Back Together" and features Nicki Minaj. Any recording artist who wants to prove...
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The Twitter account for River Bluff Dental, the office of Dr. William Palmer in Bloomington, Minnesota, is full of hubris. Today-- in an effort...
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Somehow, some interviewer messed up Paul Haggis's quotes about his Oscar winning Best Picture "Crash." Some people don't like the fact that "Crash" beat...
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Scientology keeps looking for people in distress and duress who might be vulnerable to their gibberish. According to the 2014 Federal tax filing for the...
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UPDATE: Sales of "No Sleeep" so far come to 91,000 digital downloads according to Nielsen. EARLIER: Janet Jackson, I hope you know some radio people...
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EXCLUSIVE I emailed Billy Joel this afternoon to congratulate him and wife Alexis on the birth of their baby girl, Della Rose. Billy responded:...
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Gabriel Day Lewis is the talented model-musician son of Daniel Day Lewis and Isabelle Adjani. He's debuting today in Calvin Klein's fall Platinum campaign....
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Eden Svendahl was recruited by Bill Cosby for a role on the Cosby Show. She says Cosby told her she had "it" and "was...
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Here's the trailer for Quentin Tarantino's "The Hateful Eight" starring Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Dern, Kurt Russell, and a sterling cast. Jackson told me...