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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It took the New York Times to say what's been on a lot of people's minds for a year: Vanity Fair, and its annual...
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Two big shockers in the news right now: Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, has been charged in Florida for two counts...
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Stick a fork in "Extra." If I were Mario Lopez, I'd be updating my resume fast. Last December the Warner Bros. distributed syndicated celebrity show...
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HBO may yet have to reconsider broadcasting "Leaving Neverland." Today the Michael Jackson estate sued the cable company to prevent them from showing the controversial...
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Is Whoopi Goldberg the secret host of this Sunday's Academy Awards? Probably not-- but let's wager some guesses. A rumor is circulating on the...
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Is it Goop or gulp? In Ramin Setoodeh's excellent cover story in Variety, former Oscar winner Gwyneth Paltrow announces she's leaving the Marvel Comics...
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The Oscars have announced a second wave of presenters including Elsie Fisher, Danai Gurira, Brian Tyree Henry, Michael B. Jordan, Michael Keaton, Helen Mirren,...
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Tick, tick, tick. Oscar voting ends at 5pm on Tuesday, February 19th. Just think: next year at this time, the Oscars will already be...
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The Oscars are going to be a hit even if they run for 24 hours. The Academy and producers have added Queen with Adam...
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Everyone is trying figure out why Jussie Smollett got himself into this mess. Why would a hot young actor in a hit series create...