Friday, April 19, 2024

Legendary Writer, Producer Norman Lear, 95, Takes The Knee on Twitter


I love Norman Lear. The creator of “All in the Family” and so many important shows has always stood for the right things. He created People for the American Way. Now he kneels for the right thing on Twitter. God bless him. He’ll be given a Kennedy Center honor in December, too.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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