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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Steve Perry, the raspy voiced former lead singer of Journey, has a message for politicians of all parties: Stop Believin'! Perry posted to Twitter last...
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Russell Simmons has doubled down on his pariah status. He's basically self-exiled in Bali, escaping charges of rape. Now Simmons, whose life in the...
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At last, the Washington Redskins say they're going "re-evaluate their name." Maybe it's because Nike dropped all their merchandise from their store. The fact is,...
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Ghislaine Maxwell, pegged as Jeffrey Epstein's "madame" and procurer of underage girls, was arrested this morning in Bedford, New Hampshire according to reports. She'll be...
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Finally, people with common sense! The BFI London Film Festival, set for October, will be virtual. They're not kidding us or themselves that there could...
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Ellen DeGeneres once highly vaunted TV talk show is in a ratings free fall. Last week, "Ellen" had just 1.2 million viewers. In February, for...
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Judge Alan D. Scheinkman of the Appelate Division of the New York State Supreme Court has opened the door to this summer's biggest bestselling...
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Mel Gibson's made a lot of bad movies. Some of them have never been seen by critics because they're weren't formally released. His new one,...
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When anyone says Cirque du Soleil you think of flying acrobats, nameless, faceless bodies from shows with strange names. But the recent bankruptcy filing from...