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Wanda Sykes talks about having breast cancer

HollywoodNews.com: Reading my copy of People magazine a few nights ago, it was strange to be going through an interview with Wanda Sykes where the funny lady isn’t making any jokes. That’s because Wanda was talking about her fight against breast cancer which resulted in her decision to have both of[...]

“The Rosie Show” gets a kind review from NY Times

HollywoodNews.com: The New York Times review of The Rosie Show describes Rosie O’Donnell’s new television effort as “colorful and spontaneous: the funny cousin who shows up for a family ceremony late and lets suitcases of clothes, shoes and presents spill out all across the living room floor.” The review also states:[...]

Wanda Sykes discusses her double mastectomy on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”

HollywoodNews.com: On today’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Wanda Sykes discusses having a double mastectomy after discovering she had breast cancer earlier this year. The cancer was detected after Wanda had undergone what was essentially a cosmetic procedure, to have a breast reduction. “I went for the reduction,” she explains to[...]

Kathy Griffin speaks out on recent teen suicides

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: If you watched Larry King Live, then you know that straight ally Kathy Griffin is damned serious when it comes to bullying and teen suicides. The Emmy-winning comedienne did not crack a joke during the entire hour of a panel King hosted on teen bullying that also included[...]

Will.I.Am responds to his MTV VMA critics via ‘Sesame Street’ video

HollywoodNews.com: PBS recently released a “Sesame Street” clip of Will.I.Am singing, in what is being perceived to be the singer’s response to critics of his controversial MTV Video Music Awards appearance. Two days ago, the Black Eyed Peas’ front man appeared in the Video Music Awards pre-show in an Astro Boy-style[...]

2010 Primetime Emmy Awards Complete Winner List

HollywoodNews.com: The 62nd Annual Primetime Emmys featured some wins from a handful of newcomers, as well as some repeat wins from previous years. As “Mad Men” took home the award for Best Drama Series and “Modern Family” took home the Emmy for Best Comedy Series, these shows aren’t the only[...]

Constance McMillan to receive $35,000 settlement for discrimination lawsuit

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Constance McMillan – the brave lesbian teen from rural Mississippi who took on her school when she was not allowed to bring her girlfriend to the prom, will receive $35,000 as part of a settlement of a discrimination lawsuit. The Itawamba County School District also agreed to follow[...]

“The Wanda Sykes Show” axed?

By Greg Hernandez Deadline Hollywood’s Nellie Andreeva is reporting that The Wanda Sykes Show is being canceled by Fox after just one season! Writes Nellie: The late-night talk show started off strong but tumbled in the ratings as the season went on and fell below the performance of predecessor MadTV in the[...]

Constance McMillen, the Mississippi teen fighting to take her girlfriend to her prom

By Greg Hernandez This girl is a real hero and I was so happy to have the chance to talk to her at the GLAAD Media Awards. Constance McMillen is just 16 and her world was turned upside down because she wants to take her girlfriend to her prom. She prevailed in[...]

“True Blood” star Anna Paquin is bisexual!

BY GREG HERNANDEZ Oscar winner Anna Paquin, who plays a telepathic vampire lover on HBO’s True Blood, has surprised many by coming out as bisexual. And I don’t believe this is an April Fool’s Day joke! Anna makes the announcement in a PSA video promoting the Give a Damn campaign, which features celebrities[...]
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