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.
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It was about time one of the Rolling Stones came to the library. Last night it was Keith Richards' turn, and he didn't take out...
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Angelina Jolie and James Taylor are connected to each other and to the Beatles--did you know that? The linchpin is Peter Asher, the famed music...
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Celine Dion has named her twin boys Nelson and Eddy. They are not named for Nelson Eddy, the famed singer-movie star of the 1940s who...
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After much speculation and some blogs trying to piece together the story, here it is: Ric Ocasek confirmed for me last night he and...
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Mel Gibson is heard shouting on those Oksana tapes about being broke. He is far from it. The new federal tax filing for Mel's A P...
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Liza Minnelli is perhaps the last great tragic show biz survivor. Even more than perpetually ill Liz Taylor. You'd think, especially with the release of...
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Anna Nicole Smith finally had her day in court today. Her doctor, Khristine Eroshevich, was found guilty on four counts including two of conspiracy...
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There's so much gold in Keith Richards' autobiography, called "Life," that I could make 2o more items for this column and still not be...
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All these stories about Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon having a boy--they are concocted. Mariah sent me an email last night that I will share...
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Patricia Arquette is so cool: she won a Humanitarian award last night from Matt Damon's very impressive OneXOne charity. She's been going back and...