Tag Archives: Ronald Burkle

Elton John’s concert raises $3 million to battle Prop. 8

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Elton John gave a private concert last night in Beverly Hills and it wasn’t for Rush Limbaugh! (Still can’t seem to be able to wrap my head around that one, sorry. But onward!) The music icon and new dad performed a 16-song concert at Ron Burkle’s estate which[...]

From Harvey Keitel to Ron Burkle and everything in between

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Yes, that was Harvey Keitel having dinner at the Waverly Inn the other night. The Waverly remains the hot spot of the West Village despite losing our pal, chef John deLucie to the new Lion, east of Sixth Avenue… Hilarious: “One Life to Live” ’s ad-libbing Tuc Watkins[...]

Miramax and Disney talks off “For Now”

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Yes, the Wall Street Journal says this morning that talks between Harvey Weinstein-Ron Burkle and Disney over the sale of Miramax are off. However: sources say this has happened before, that the Journal story is spin, and that it’s not over ’til it’s over. Indeed, this story is a[...]

Miramax may return to rightful owners, the Weinstein brothers

By Roger Friedman Miramax–the name and the catalog–may finally be returned to its rightful owners, the Weinstein brothers. I was the first to write several months ago that once Disney decided to close Miramax, they should give the name back to the Weinsteins. Well, Disney does nothing for free, except when you[...]