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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If we gave royal citations in this country. the word Dame would go before Shirley MacLaine. So Dame MacLaine gave a very humorous toast...
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Lindsay Lohan? She’s alive and well, thanks. And not getting into any trouble. Right now. I ran into Lindsay last night at the New York...
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One blogger insists it’s $40 million. Another says $30 million. “They are each wrong,” an insider tells me about Conan O’Brien’s settlement with NBC. “And...
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We told you yesterday morning exclusively about George Clooney’s Haiti telethon. It’s almost laughable then how so many blogs simply lifted the story without...
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It’ s not just Conan O’Brien who gets the shaft in NBC’s late-night debacle. It’s his entire staff, too. For four years the Conan staff...
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We all know Robert De Niro is man of few words. He does not give a lot of public endorsements. But Thursday night in Hollywood,...
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Not on Our Watch– the charity formed by George Clooney, Don Cheadle, Brad Pitt, producer Jerry Weintraub, and David Pressman–has directed $1 million to...
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Sources tell me that Conan O’Brien’s deal to exit NBC is “very close” to being signed. “The lawyers are almost finished,” the source says. The...
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The National Board of Review tried like crazy to get the stars to their annual gala Tuesday night. To do it, they gave...
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Yes, they host the 10 a.m. hour of “Today.” But Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kodb are good pals off screen, too. Yesterday they...