Roger Friedman

Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. He wrote the Intelligencer column for NY Magazine in the mid 90s, reporting on the OJ Simpson trial, as well as for the real Parade magazine (when it was owned by Conde Nast), and has written for the New York Observer, Details, Vogue, Spin, the New York Times, NY Post, Washington Post, and NY Daily News among many publications. He is 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.

Billy Crystal turned up with his family at the Governors Ball following the Oscars and got star treatment. In the 1930s themed nightclub setting,...
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When Steven Spielberg mentioned on last night's Oscar show a few great movies that never won the Academy Award, I got to thinking about...
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Here are a few notes from last night's Oscars. More will be coming this afternoon. Exclusive: Penelope Cruz says that her baby son with...
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Michael Fleming worked at Variety as a highly regarded reporter for 20 years. He's always covered the Academy Awards. He doesn't much like even...
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Helena Bonham Carter--Oscar nominee--won't be wearing the usual designer dress tonight at the Academy Awards. No Prada, Armani, Dior, Gucci for her. HBC, who...
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Ok. so while the "kids" at the Independent Spirit Awards were handing out statues down on the beach in Santa Monica, Barry Diller was...
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Considering how carniverous Hollywood is, a lot of celebs made it to Arianna Huffington's party on Friday night for Vegan crusader Kathy Freston (“Veganist:...
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Oscar alert: Michelle Williams, nominated for Best Actres in "Blue Valentine," is battling a cold. She'll be at the Oscars, but maybe in a...
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Tabloids, eat your hearts out: Taylor Swift and Reese Witherspoon had a big confab last night at CAA agent Bryan Lourd's annual Oscar party....
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On a night when traffic was gridlocked all over Hollywood thanks to parties, designer Tom Ford, Nick Jones of SoHo House, and art gallery owner...