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The Oscars® were no enormous shame, a few good jokes, no great shocks

I’m a big fan of Ellen DeGeneres and her understated, often brilliant humor. This was most evident when she hosted the 2001 Emmy Awards after the horrific events in New York and Washington that year. The show was postponed twice, and when it finally aired a couple of months later[...]

New Pics of Liza Minnelli

HollywoodNews.com: The legendary Liza Minnelli, winner of an Oscar, three Tonys, an Emmy, Golden Globe and a Grammy Legend award, is still going strong at 65. She is a showbiz survivor and continues to enjoy a good stretch after some personal low points. Liza looks fabulous in these photos taken by Terry[...]

Liza Minnelli is made an officer in France’s Legion of Honour

HollywoodNews.com: When you already have an Oscar, a special Grammy and several Emmys and Tonys, what other honors are there for an iconic entertainer like Liza Minnelli? How about being made an officer in France’s prestigious Legion of Honour! On Monday, a visibly moved Liza received the red-ribboned medal from the French[...]

Hollywood bits: Lady Gaga, Elton John, ‘Brothers & Sisters’

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: One diva meets another! The great Liza Minnelli attended Lady Gaga’s concert last night at Madison Square Garden in NYC. Gaga’s performance was being taped for an HBO special that will air on May 7. Gaga asked the audience to give Liza a standing ovation during the[...]

Liza Minnelli says everything by saying nothing

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: When I think about why I love Liza Minnelli, it’s because of her strength as a performer in her live stage shows and in films including Cabaret, New York, New York, and The Sterile Cuckoo. But when I watched Liza being interviewed on Larry King Live last week,[...]

Liza Minnelli still surprising fans at age 64

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: At 64 years old, Liza Minnelli is still surprising us. The icon has been healthy and in good form for several years now after bouts with addiction, health crisis and an ill-advised marriage to David Gest. Her positive spirit and energy is apparent in Confessions, her first non-cast studio[...]

Warner Bros. bolsters Smithsonian theater with substantial gift

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Big news from the realm of film preservation this afternoon. Warner Bros. Entertainment today made a $5 million donation to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History to establish a new theater to present the history of American film. The gift will enable the museum to transform[...]

Michael Jackson’s Nazi film fetish?

HollywoodNews.com: There’s no argument that Michael Jackson had eclectic tastes for various pleasantries in life. But here comes the oddest one, more than a chimpanzee for a pet: Jackson adored movies about Adolf Hitler and the Nazis. Digital Spy read a story on Page Six which mentioned that Jackson loved watching documentaries[...]

Kathy Griffin’s ‘My Life on the D-List’ back with Liza Minnelli

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: The legendary Liza Minnelli will appear on the sixth season premiere of “Kathy Griffin: My Life On the D List” tonight because Kathy’s show just isn’t gay enough already. Ha! Apparently this is how Liza is worked into the episode. Kathy, as we know, was cast in a guest[...]

Jack Nicholson Tells Mike Nichols: “Even Oysters Have Enemies”

By Roger Friedman hollywoodnews.com: Jack Nicholson showed up very late for Mike Nichols’ big AFI tribute last week in Hollywood—he’d been watching the Lakers, of course. Then Nicholson made everyone including Robin Williams—who later riffed on this—scratch their heads with his comments. Nicholson said: ”This is so wonderful about what every one[...]
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