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Spike Lee, Debbie Reynolds, Gena Rowland to Receive Academy’s 2015 Governors Awards

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted Tuesday night (August 25) to present Honorary Awards to Spike Lee and Gena Rowlands, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Debbie Reynolds. All three awards will be presented at the Academy’s 7th Annual Governors Awards[...]

Carrie Fisher on the impact of dad’s death on his exes

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Carrie Fisher, whose HBO special ‘Wishful Drinking’ debuted last Sunday, talked to the ‘Los Angeles Times’ about a variety of topics recently, including her dedicating the show to her late father, singer Eddie Fisher. He had been a huge star in the ’50s when he was[...]

Carrie Fisher’s ‘Wishful Drinking’ hits HBO tonight

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Carrie Fisher has had one helluva life. She’s got a movie star for a mom (Debbie Reynolds) and a famous singer for a dad (Eddie Fisher) and Elizabeth Taylor and Connie Stevens among her stepmothers. Among her ex-husbands is singer Paul Simon and her half-sister is[...]

Eddie Fisher, singing star of the 50s and 60s, dies at 82

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Eddie Fisher, the singing star of the 50s and 60s whose personal life ended up overshadowing his career, has died at the age of 82. Fisher, the father of actresses Carrie Fisher and Joely Fisher, was married to movie star Debbie Reynolds in 1958 when he[...]

Carrie Fisher talks about her upcoming special ‘Wishful Drinking’

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Carrie Fisher delighted us on the final day of the TV Critics Association Summer Press Tour on Saturday where she came to talk up the upcoming HBO special “Wishful Drinking.” It’s a documentary of her successful stage show that has wowed audiences from coast-to-coast, most recently[...]

Carrie Fisher Opens Up About Drugs, Sobriety, Insanity And Death

By Fred Topel HollywoodNews.com: Carrie Fisher put all the drama of her drug addiction, her parents’ love triangles and the Star Wars phenomenon in a one woman show based on her book Wishful Drinking. Now HBO is filming it and Fisher entertained the Television Critics Association with more tales of[...]