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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The best thing that ever happened to Conan O'Brien was getting fired. {Proof of this was shown last night at Radio City Music Hall as...
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Elizabeth Taylor has revealed for the first time her love letters from Richard Burton. They're in the new issue of Vanity Fair. I can only...
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Paul Simon is going back to Columbia Records. After three decades with Warner Music, Simon tells me he's moving his whole solo catalog back to...
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Tom Cruise is back. Well, he obviously wants to come back. So badly it hurts. A month before James Mangold's "Knight and Day," returns Cruise...
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The Ken Starr scandal is going to be far reaching and affect not just big name celebrities but plenty of small investors. One producer of...
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I can't overemphasize how much I loved Lynn Hirschberg's piece on rap singer M.I.A. in the May 25th New York Times Magazine. It is...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPUsQDm-HQY Ollie (Ali) Woodson of the Temptations died on Sunday. He was 58 and had been suffering from leukemia. Woodson was not an original member...
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Marvin Rosen, Bill Clinton's chief fundraiser in the mid 1990s, is embroiled in the Ken Starr Hollywood Ponzi story. Two years ago, when Starr was...
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A multi million dollar settlement with the family of radio's Lois Lane this past January may have triggered the panic that caused money manager...
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Catherine Zeta Jones picked up her Best Actress in a Musical award yesterday afternoon from the Outer Critics Circle at Sardi's. She gestured to...