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Ellen Barkin joins Jagger and kids at L'Wren Scott's funeral

March 25th, 2014 9:30pm EDT
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Mick Jagger and actress Ellen Barkin were among the mourners at tragic designer and stylist L'Wren Scott's Hollywood funeral on Tuesday (25Mar14).

Jagger, the fashion icon's longtime boyfriend, helped plan the send off with members of Scott's family.

The private funeral was held at the Hollywood Forever Funeral Home in Los Angeles.

Jagger and Scott's brother Randall Bambrough were among those who shared their memories of the 49-year-old designer, who took her own life in her New York City apartment on 17 March (14), at the service.

The rock star's daughters Karis and Jade read a poem an...

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

January 2nd, 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 Twitter.com 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'

December 23rd, 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'

November 27th, 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'

November 8th, 2011 4:20pm EST
Ellen Barkin
Anti-social actress Ellen Barkin joined Twitter.com 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

September 23rd, 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

June 13th, 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

June 11th, 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

April 12th, 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 Eonline.com, "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...

HBO Shines Spotlight On Legendary Jerry Weintraub In Documentary 'His Way'

April 2nd, 2011 11:00am EDT
His Way Documentary Jerry Weintraub
Legendary film producer and personal manager Jerry Weintraub steps out from behind the scenes as he takes his turn in the spotlight with the feature-length documentary HIS WAY, debuting MONDAY, APRIL 4 (9:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT) only on HBO. Directed by Oscar® nominee Douglas McGrath, produced by Emmy®- and Peabody-winning documentary producer Graydon Carter, Alan Polsky and Gabe Polsky, and executive produced by Oscar® winner Steven Soderbergh and Audrey Rosenberg, HIS WAY chronicles the five-decade career of the trailblazing Hollywood entrepreneur, utilizing personal video, archival ...

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

July 8th, 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

May 19th, 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

April 29th, 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...

Ellen Barkin Sued By Her Ex-Husband

November 29th, 2007 3:13pm EST
Ellen Barkin
Actress Ellen Barkin is facing a multi-million dollar lawsuit from her tycoon ex-husband Ron Perelman - who claims she stole money from a production company he financed. The Revlon cosmetics boss' suit names Barkin and her brother George as co-defendants.

Perelman alleges the Barkins formed Applehead II to compete with Applehead I - which he had formed with them - and then stole money from the original company to pay for their new one.

He also claims she used his money to pay for a lawsuit she filed against him, and pay George Barkin a $250,000 -a-year salary. He is seeking uns...

Starpulse's 'Holiday Survival Movie Guide'

November 23rd, 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

November 19th, 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 ...

Notable Quotables

July 2nd, 2007 8:30pm EDT
Nelly Furtado
"I was cracking up - they looked so cute dancing along to the songs." Nelly Furtado on watching Princes William and Harry dancing along to her hits at the Concert For Diana on Sunday.

"They gave me candy, I smiled; they took it away, I got very upset." Meryl Streep's daughter Mamie Gummer on her acting debut, aged 18 months, in Heartburn.

"I was so happy to be invited to that party. And mostly I was so happy I hadn't slept with anybody!" Ellen Barkin was pleased to team up with Hollywood hunks including George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Matt Damon in sequel Ocean's Thirteen.


Memorable Celebrity Quotes

June 19th, 2007 9:32am EDT
Jessica Alba
"I secretly sucked my thumb until I was nine, so I had the bucked teeth... and, in all my school photos, one eye always went in a little bit." Sexy star Jessica Alba insists she wasn't always a beauty.

"We're going to do a medley of 'We Are The World,' 'Are They Aware It's Christmas' (sic) and 'No Nukes.'" Beastie Boys star Mike D on the trio's plans for their upcoming Live Earth concert.

"I had an audition yesterday. I didn't get it. That keeps you grounded." Kyra Sedgwick insists winning a Golden Globe in January hasn't drastically affected her career or ego.

"I didn't wa...

Ellen Barkin Turns Blind Eye To Son's Cannabis Use

June 19th, 2007 9:16am EDT
Ellen Barkin
Ellen Barkin refuses to chastise her 18-year-old son when he comes home smelling of marijuana because she used to smoke cannabis with her family. The 53-year-old turns a blind eye to Jack, her son with former husband Gabriel Byrne, when the teenager has obviously been indulging.

She says, "I used to smoke with my family. On Passover we would all smoke pot as a family."

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Notable Quotables

May 19th, 2007 9:30am EDT
Brad Pitt
"He's the kiss of death. If you're playing cards and he comes up behind you, even brushes your shoulder, you're done. Just pack in your cards and go home. I've never seen a jinx like that in my life." Brad Pitt on pal George Clooney's gambling curse.

"I don't see why I can't be a Mormon and sing in a band. But I realize that being a Mormon is not the coolest thing a rock 'n' roll singer can be." The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers fears rock and religion do not mix.

"I get a ton of under-eye circles because I don't sleep." Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz is surprised he was voted on...

Celebrity Quotes

May 15th, 2007 12:36pm EDT
Rebecca Romijn
"Did they really go and look at every single person in this world? I don't think so." Rebecca Romijn doesn't take lists naming her as one of the world's most beautiful women seriously.

"She's so sexy and human. Or maybe that's just Helen Mirren. I find her sexy even in The Queen. Anyone who can handle a Range Rover like that knows what they're doing." Helen Mirren has conquered director David Fincher's heart.

"What actresses say is true: Usually you're treated differently on a movie set if you're a girl. It's sexism. But I wasn't treated any differently, and I've never felt as ap...

Ellen Barkin Says Her Marriage Meant No More Movies

May 15th, 2007 11:18am EDT
Ellen Barkin
Movie star Ellen Barkin has revealed she wouldn't have been able to make Ocean's Thirteen if she was still married to Revlon boss Ron Perelman. The actress recently called her "clueless" five-year marriage to Perelman "a dark time" in her life, and now explains she had to divorce her husband to reclaim her acting career.

She explains, "I wouldn't have been able to make Ocean's Thirteen... but I would have longed to. That's when marriage is dangerous - when it keeps you from doing the things you love, and you find you are looking for air."

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Ellen Barkin Turns Her Back On Blind Dates

May 14th, 2007 7:30pm EDT
Ellen Barkin
Actress Ellen Barkin dislikes friends setting her up on blind dates and refuses to have dinner with a stranger. The twice-married 53-year-old has started dating again since her divorce to billionaire Ron Perelman was finalized last year.

She tells US magazine More, "You think, 'Why am I here? And if it's a great dinner, why are we having dinner? Why don't we just go home? I mean isn't that the more important question? Let's first see if the sex thing works, and then we could go have dinner."

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)

Quotes By Matthew Fox, Rebecca Romijn & More

May 14th, 2007 11:12am EDT
Matthew Fox
"I'd imbibed so much that I threw up in the water and ended up swimming in my own vomit." Lost star Matthew Fox regrets having to shoot a swimming scene after a night of heavy drinking.

"I really would like to grow old gracefully, and I like my face to move." Model-turned-actress Rebecca Romijn has no plans for cosmetic surgery.

"Can you imagine me in Bond with (Daniel) Craig? There's no way I'd want to be good like a Bond babe, I'd have to be bad." British soul singer Amy Winehouse admits she'd much rather play a bad girl in any upcoming 007 films.

"I'm not proud of that ma...

Ellen Barkin Wonders Why She Married Ron Perelman

May 14th, 2007 11:02am EDT
Ellen Barkin
Ellen Barkin insists she was "crazy" and "clueless" to have let her acting career slide when she married billionaire businessman Ron Perelman. Barkin and Perelman wed in 2000, before divorcing six years later, and the Sea Of Love star cannot believe she allowed herself to think Perelman's contacts would further herself.

She says, "What the hell was I thinking? Marry a rich guy? Was I crazy? I didn't need that. I was already at the party. I didn't need someone to get me through the door. How could I be so clueless about who I am and what I value? Did I actually think I was going to gi...

Notable Quotables

May 8th, 2007 7:30pm EDT
Justin Timberlake
"We met somewhere in the middle. It was somewhere like a bulletproof designer necktie." Pop superstar Justin Timberlake explains how his upcoming, secretly-titled collaboration with hip-hop tough guy 50 Cent sounds.

"I aspire to be a brand, like Ralph Lauren." Jessica Simpson on her ambitions to become a household name.

"We call them Teva and Ony, they're so together all the time." Felicity Huffman reveals her affectionate nicknames for her Desperate Housewives co-star Eva Longoria and her fiance Tony Parker.

"I knew I wasn't conventionally pretty, with my crooked nose and s...

Ellen Barkin Still Fond Of 'Spectacular' Ex Gabriel Byrne

May 8th, 2007 4:00pm EDT
Ellen Barkin
Actress Ellen Barkin is convinced her seven-year marriage to Gabriel Byrne was a huge success - because they're still the best of friends. The Sea of Love star divorced the Irish actor in 1999 after a lengthy separation, but she can never accept the marriage failed.

Barkin has huge regrets about marrying Revlon boss Ron Perelman, stating, "It's certainly not the shining moment of my 53 years on this planet," but she'll never feel bad about her romance with Byrne.

She tells Parade magazine, "Gabriel Byrne is a spectacular man! He's a very smart, very moral guy from a big Irish fami...

Ellen Barkin Sold Off Her 'Battle Scar' Jewelry

May 8th, 2007 1:39pm EDT
Ellen Barkin
Actress Ellen Barkin sold all the jewelry her ex-husband Ron Perelman gave her because it reminded her of her miserable marriage. The actress split up from the Revlon cosmetics boss last February after six years of marriage. Last October Barkin sold gems Perelman had given her during their union for a staggering $20 million, and now describes them as "battle scars".

She tells Parade magazine, "I didn't want to look down at my hand and be reminded of why I left him. I didn't need to carry around baggage of a man who had tried to make me Mrs. Somebody. The jewelry wasn't a trophy for me...

Ellen Barkin Blames Ron Perelman For Missed Acting Opportunities

May 3rd, 2007 10:46am EDT
Ellen Barkin
Newly single Ellen Barkin has accused her ex-husband Ron Perelman of holding back her Hollywood career. The actress has re-ignited her movie career since her split from the Revlon cosmetics boss in February 2006 - and will soon appear in sequel Ocean's Thirteen.

Barkin, who is currently writing a novel, rumored to be about her relationship with Perelman, claims single life has reinvigorated her.

She tells the U.S. edition of Glamour magazine, "What I really love is being myself again. I don't know if I would feel so excited about my life at 53 if I had not gone through a black per...

Celebrity Birthdays, April 16

April 16th, 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...

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