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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The Empire Strikes Back: Kim Kardashian, here cast as Palpatine, is asking for compassion for her husband, Luke Skywalker, I mean Kanye West, as...
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Kanye West's 99th nervous breakdown continues apace. Working up to his album release on Friday (maybe, who knows, maybe he's imagining it), Kanye...
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Keith Richards was literally high as a kite 20 years or more. Mick Jagger rarely did drugs, or so he says. But Keith has...
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Madonna: Now she's promoting anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan on Instagram. This despite the fact that she carries on about "being Jewish" and claiming Jewish holidays, using...
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After his meltdown last night on Twitter, Kanye West-- promoting his new album-- welcomed fellow mental illness warrior Dave Chappelle to his ranch...
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What's it all about, Kanye? As I said on Sunday and again last night, it's all about the Benjamins. Money, honey. After a nightlong Twitter rant...
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UPDATE WEDS JULY 22 11:33am: "What's Love Got to Do with It" hung on for quite a bit at number 1. It's number 2...
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Kanye West has gone on a Twitter spree. It's a bipolar breakdown and it's not funny. He needs help. It looks like Kim...
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Kanye West won't be on the South Carolina ballot. He never turned in the signatures needed or the petitions so he would be eligible. According to...
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EXCLUSIVE There is chutzpah and then there is chutzpah. Michael Gyure (pronounced "jury," ironically) ran the famed Friars Club into the ground. He was finally dismissed,...