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Ellen Barkin Upset With Police Behavior On New Year's Eve

1/2/2012 4:15pm EST
Ellen Barkin
Actress Ellen Barkin has taken aim at New York's cops after witnessing their heavy-handed attempts to thwart Occupy Wall Street protests on New Year's Eve.

The Sea of Love star was on her way home from a night out at Joe's Pub with rumored boyfriend Sam Levinson when the couple was reportedly accosted by police.

She took to on Sunday to tell followers and fans about her ruined New Year's Eve, writing, "Walking home...13th & 6th, police making random arrests of non protesters.Young girl in police van screaming, 'I'm just trying 2 get home'... People being thrown in police vans,...

Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Johnny Handsome'

12/23/2011 12:12pm EST
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Since Christmas is almost here and the holidays sometimes bring out the nostalgia in all of us, I thought why not examine a flick with a sensitive side. (But also a distinctive 'getting even' side as well!) Welcome to the...Forgotten Friday Flick! Sometimes style and substance can take an old idea and infuse new life, even to the point of five-star stardom. This week’s selection is no different; a fantastically memorable tale of revenge, romance and redemption all with a tasty twist. So let’s head down the path of no return and get a little as we examine famed Director Walter Hill’s hi...

Ellen Barkin Gave Son 'Cursing Hour'

11/27/2011 3:39pm EST
Ellen Barkin
Foul-mouthed actress Ellen Barkin allowed her young son to cuss to his heart's delight for an hour a day so he would avoid swearing at school.

The Ocean's Thirteen star, who is known for her love of curse words, admits she adopted the unusual method of parenting in a bid to keep Jack Daniel, now 22, from using bad language in front of his teachers.

She says, "I used to give my son cursing hour when he was little to get it all out so he wouldn't curse at school.

"(He was) maybe like, five. Otherwise he'd do it at school and say he learned it from his mother and father."

Jack is Barkin's ...

Ellen Barkin: 'I'm A Little Anti-Social'

11/8/2011 4:20pm EST
Ellen Barkin
Anti-social actress Ellen Barkin joined to make friends.

The Ocean's Thirteen star has long shunned social media but she recently took a liking to Twitter and created her own profile to expand her inner circle.

She explains, "I did start Twitter because, you know, it's that thing called social media... and I don't have a whole lot of friends. I'm a little anti-social. That's the great thing about Twitter; I don't like to leave my house. So now I have 27,000 new friends."

And Barkin is taking her new hobby seriously - reading her new followers' profiles in case of a chance ...

Ellen Barkin's Publicist Slams Wedding Rumors

9/23/2011 2:27pm EDT
Ellen Barkin
Actress Ellen Barkin's representative has shut down reports suggesting the actress is set to wed for the third time.

The Ocean's Thirteen star found her love life under scrutiny earlier this year when it emerged the 57 year old was dating writer/director Sam Levinson, the 26-year-old son of moviemaker Barry Levinson, who directed Barkin in her breakthrough 1980s film Diner.

The couple has been in a low-key relationship for three years and editors at the National Enquirer this week suggested Barkin was so taken by Levinson, she had proposed to her young beau. They went on to allege the l...

65th Annual Tony Awards Round-Up: Winners, Fashion & More

6/13/2011 8:31am EDT
Neil Patrick Harris
"South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone's hit musical "The Book Of Mormon" swept the board at the 2011 Tony Awards on Sunday, scooping nine top honors including the prestigious Best Musical.

The critically-acclaimed show, about two Mormon missionaries sent to Uganda, was nominated for 14 prizes at the New York ceremony, which celebrates the best of Broadway.

Host Neil Patrick Harris opened the awards show at The Beacon Theatre with a comical song-and-dance number titled "It's Not Just For Gays Anymore," and Hugh Jackman, a previous Tony Awards host, later joined the actor onstage...

Labor Dispute Over Tony Awards Settled

6/11/2011 12:30pm EDT
Neil Patrick Harris
The 2011 Tony Awards will go ahead in New York without the threat of picketing after show producers and members of a stagehands' union settled a labor dispute on Friday.

Nominated stars including Al Pacino, Vanessa Redgrave, Ellen Barkin and Edie Falco are all expected to walk the red carpet at Sunday's glitzy event at The Beacon Theatre, while performers include Daniel Radcliffe and U2 rockers Bono and The Edge with the Spider-Man musical cast.

Representatives for the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees had vowed to stage a noisy protest outside the venue to demonstrate ...

Popular Drag Queen Lands Role In Don Johnson's Hairdressing Drama

4/12/2011 8:35am EDT
Don Johnson
A top reality TV drag queen has landed a leading role in "Miami Vice" star Don Johnson's new drama set in a Beverly Hills hairdressing salon.

D.J. Pierce, aka Shangela, was a hit on quirky TV show "RuPaul's Drag Race," and now he's set for more television stardom.

He tells, "I play Snip. He's a hairstylist out of New York who comes to Los Angeles and gets into the busy life of the salon. I'm a gay queen from New York City who does hair, so you know I have a bit of a b**ch in me."

Shangela reveals his character won't be in drag at first, but adds, "I always got a wig in the ba...

Slideshow: Celebrities With The 'Bob' Hairstyle - Who Rocks It? Who Doesn't?

7/8/2009 11:55am EDT
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"Gary Unmarried" actress Jamie King is the latest star to sport the bob hairstyle. Whether straight edged or slanted with a diagonal cut, many celebrities have tried the look at one time or another - some successfully and some not so much. What do you think of the bob? Check out the photos, and let us know!

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Waiting For Parker Posey

5/19/2009 11:41am EDT
Parker Posey
Here's a little secret about entertainment reporting: When you read those little blurbs containing a quick celebrity quote, most likely those were obtained at some sort of premiere or charity function that said celebrity is appearing. Then, some stooge just like me will approach them and attempt to get a good enough quote to be included in the next day's copy. Now, this approach is a 50/50 proposition. Sometimes said celebrity will be gracious -- knowing that you're just trying to do your job -- other times they're, well, annoyed. And really... who can blame them? It probably goes without s...

Oldies But Goodies: Older Stars Who Keep On Acting

4/29/2008 12:28pm EDT
Dustin Hoffman
Everyone basically accepts that the entertainment biz is youth oriented. But in spite of the Hollywood bias, there are some older actors who keep at it. Below is a top 10 list of older folks who are still making it in showbiz (and we dare say these actors could teach Hollywood's current young whippersnappers a thing or two about how to have a long career).

10. Ellen Albertini Dow, age 89.

What's that? Her name doesn't ring a bell? Well, trust us, you know who she is. She had to make our list because at almost 90 Ellen is still lining up project after project. With her cute voice, b...

Starpulse's 'Holiday Survival Movie Guide'

11/23/2007 12:00pm EST
Shrek The Third
Another Christmas is upon us, as well as one more year down the drain. On that cheerful note, here are some recently released and upcoming DVD releases to help you survive another holiday season.

The first movie on our list is the third installment of the very popular family friendly "Shrek" series. In this sequel, Shrek and the love of his life Fiona attempt to have a fairy-tale wedding, but the death of King Harold throws a monkey wrench into their plans. The film stars the usual gang of suspects, Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz and Eddie Murphy, as well as the always funny John Cleese. It...

Check Out 'Ocean's Thirteen,' Now On DVD

11/19/2007 11:54am EST
Need an escape from the family during the Thanksgiving holiday? Check out Ocean's Thirteen, the third installment of director Steven Soderbergh's popular series of glitzy crime comedies. The film features a cavalcade of stars: Al Pacino, George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia, Don Cheadle, Bernie Mac, and Ellen Barkin.

Las Vegas hotelier Willy Bank (Pacino) has his share of enemies. When he betrays the wrong guy, Reuben Tishkoff (Elliott Gould), Bank has finally crossed the one man who could bring his entire empire crumbling to the ground -- Danny Ocean (Clooney). Ocean is ...

Celebrity Birthdays, April 16

4/16/2007 3:00am EDT
Martin Lawrence
Happy Birthday To "Alpha Dog" actor Lukas Haas (1976), "Firefly" actor Sean Maher (1975), Tejano singer Selena (1971; d. 1995), "Big Momma's House 2" star Martin Lawrence (1965), "Two And A Half Men" star Jon Cryer (1965), "Trust the Man" actress Ellen Barkin, British musician Gerry Rafferty (1947), Los Angeles Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1947), English singer Dusty Springfield (1939; d. 1999), singer Bobby Vinton (1935), jazz flute player Herbie Mann (1930), Pope Benedict XVI (1927), composer Henry Mancini (1924; d. 1994), actress/singer Edie Adams (1927), English actor/director Pet...

Celebrity Birthdays, April 16

4/16/2006 3:00am EDT
Martin Lawrence
Happy Birthday To "Alpha Dog" actor Lukas Haas (1976), "Firefly" actor Sean Maher (1975), Tejano singer Selena (1971; d. 1995), "Big Momma's House 2" star Martin Lawrence (1965), "Two And A Half Men" star Jon Cryer (1965), "Trust the Man" actress Ellen Barkin, British musician Gerry Rafferty (1947), Los Angeles Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1947), English singer Dusty Springfield (1939; d. 1999), singer Bobby Vinton (1935), jazz flute player Herbie Mann (1930), Pope Benedict XVI (1927), composer Henry Mancini (1924; d. 1994), actress/singer Edie Adams (1927), English actor/director Pet...

Ellen Barkin & Husband Reportedly Break Up

1/20/2006 2:43pm EST
Ellen Barkin
Actress Ellen Barkin and Revlon boss Ron Perelman have reportedly split after five years of marriage. The New York Post reports the billionaire tycoon, 62, served the 51-year-old film star divorce papers at their Manhattan mansion yesterday.

Under the couple's prenuptial agreement - signed before their June 2000 marriage - Barkin is rumored to receive $20 million in the event of a split, before a specific date. However, sources close to the couple tell the Post the predetermined date is fast approaching and Perelman, who has a $6 billion fortune, is keen to divorce his fourth wife a...