Tag Archives: Lucille Ball

Personal thoughts on Elizabeth Taylor’s passing

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: I flipped on the television this morning to MSNBC and heard anchor Thomas Roberts share the news that Elizabeth Taylor had died. I felt suddenly so sad. We knew she had been so ill but it still came as a shock much like when Lucille Ball died in[...]

Quentin Tarantino to be “roasted” by Samuel L. Jackson, Eli Roth and more

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Quentin Tarantino loves to talk. For one night, though, the Oscar-nominated director will be forced to listen. That’s because Tarantino has agreed to sit in the big chair and be “saluted” as part of the 2010 Friars Club Roast, which will be held on Friday, Oct. 1, at[...]

Gay men are drawn to divas because they were traditionally oppressed

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: So often, I will have met a guy for the first time and – if he’s roughly my age – it will turn out that we grew up listening to Diana Ross, Cher, Bette Midler or Barbra Streisand. We also worship Elizabeth Taylor and Bette Midler and boy,[...]

Oprah Winfrey’s life to be made into a movie

HollywoodNews.com: Oprah Winfrey is no doubt one of the most famous and influential persons in the world, and is one of the dominating hosts on television. Now her fascinating life is going to be made into a movie. The movie will be directed by Larry A. Thompson, who will be basing[...]

“I Love Lucy: The Movie” DVD gets released today

By Greg Hernandez When Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz were riding high in 1953 as the stars of I Love Lucy, they decided to capitalize on their show’s popularity by signing to do the movie The Long, Long Trailer. What is not widely known is that the release of the movie in[...]