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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First Sarah Palin invented "refudiate" out of repudiate and refute. Now Sean P Diddy Combs has invented "repercaution" out of repercussion...
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Who can explain the wacky Grammy Awards and their weird nominations? Last night, the announcement came on national TV. Justin Bieber and other prefab product...
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There have been a lot of new, shocking developments in the murder case of beloved Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen. Last night in Los...
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Kirsten Dunst--a late entry in the Oscar race  in Andrew Jarecki's "All Good Things"--is shooting Jack Kerouac's classic novel, "On the Road" right now....
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Whoops! Did Uma Thurman have any idea what she was in for when she agreed to sit on the dais next to Quentin Tarantino...
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We can add "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" to the list of Broadway shows posting closing notices. Last night the cast of the clever musical was...
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Oscar winner Kate Winslet admitted last night to a "secret relationship" with Michelle Williams, star of "Blue Valentine." Winslet told this a pretty high falutin...
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At last, we had the premiere of Darren Aronofsky's excellent, cutting edge psychological thriller, "Black Swan," last night. Aronofsky and Natalie Portman are old pro's...
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Okay. A day after it was announced that today's newly minted Indie Spirit nominee and probable Oscar nominee James Franco is co-hosting the Oscars,...
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The 2011 Spirit Awards aren't going to look too different from the 2011 Academy Awards. This morning's nominees include studio movies like "127 Hours,"...