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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Jermaine Jackson isn’t going to wait for (a) a month to pass since his brother died or (b) for his brother to be buried...
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“Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” opens Wednesday with a huge advance ticket sale and lots of great reviews from fans who’ve been...
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Whitney Houston’s big comeback CD, “I Look...
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I never thought I’d say this about a real network news operation, but ABC News is allowing itself to be used by Joseph Jackson,...
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Well, we can scotch that idea about Paul McCartney playing on the roof of the Ed Sullivan Theater on Wednesday night. Word from the...
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The man who made the Blues Brothers into a hit recording act and movie, and who put Cher’s “Believe” onto the charts, passed away...
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La Toya Jackson, fronting for her dastardly father Joseph, went to the British papers over the weekend with a wild accusation. She said that...
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A coming biography of Michael Jackson, due soon and excerpted in the New York Post over the weekend, is riddled...
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You might wonder: what kind of charity or people could bring Elton John, Tony Bennett, Gladys Knight and Billy Crystal to perform in St....