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Jennifer Jason Leigh is single again after three-year divorce battle

October 8th, 2013 3:02am EDT
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Jennifer Jason Leigh is finally divorced from her husband Noah Baumbach almost three years after filing papers.

The Single White Female star moved to end her marriage from the director in November 2010, citing irreconcilable differences for the split.

Both parties asked a judge for joint custody of their son, Rohmer, leaving them battling out a settlement ever since.

Although the final agreement remains confidential, they filed documents in Los Angeles Superior Court last month (Sep13) claiming they had "equally divided all of their community assets and liabilities".

The pair wed in 200...

Forgotten Friday Flick- 'Miami Blues'

March 30th, 2012 12:22pm EDT
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I’m feeling a bit angry this week that there’s a sequel to a flick that I utterly detested. (See the remake of "Clash of the Titans" and it’s now needless sequel "Wrath of the Titans!") So I’m going with an outing about bitter angry man fresh from prison looking to wreak a little havoc – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! The pick of choice this week is from the brilliant mind of underappreciated writer/director George Armitage. A funny, nasty and all around engaging little nugget complete with vicious violence, dead Hare Krishnas and home cooked pork chops. We’re talking about the unf...

Celebrities That Turn 50 In 2012

January 4th, 2012 8:00am EST
Celebrities That Turn 50 In 2012
The year was 1962, John F. Kennedy was President of the United States and the cold war with Russia was in full swing as the world witnessed the Cuban Missile Crisis. Also in 1962, Marilyn Monroe died of a drug overdose at the age of 36 and Johnny Carson took over the duties of "The Tonight Show." Landmark movies that hit the big screen in '62 included "Lawrence of Arabia" and "To Kill a Mockingbird." The Academy Award winner for best picture that year was none other than "West Side Story."

We think you'll be surprised at how young many of today's popular celebrities look who were born in ...

Break-Up Round-Up: Jennifer Jason Leigh & George Lopez's Wife Each File For Divorce

November 24th, 2010 7:55am EST
Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh is bidding to become a "Single White Female" again after filing for divorce.

The actress filed in Los Angeles last week, according to

She wed moviemaker Noah Baumbach in 2005 and gave birth to the couple's first child Rohmer earlier this year.

Citing irreconcilable differences, the star is seeking spousal support and primary custody of her baby son.

Meanwhile, funnyman-turned-TV host George Lopez's wife Ann is moving forward with plans to make their split official - she filed divorce papers on Tuesday.

The couple, which has been married for 17 years and...

Jennifer Jason Leigh To Be A First-Time Mom

September 23rd, 2009 11:21pm EDT
Jennifer Jason Leigh pregnant
Single White Female Star and her director husband Noah Baumbach are expecting their first child together, according to reports. The couple, who wed in 2005, has been trying to start a family for more than a year.

A source tells the National Enquirer, "Having children is something they have wanted for some time. They are overjoyed with the news.

"Jennifer wanted to play it safe and not tell anyone until she was past the three-month mark. But now that she has reached that stage, she has been telling some of those close to her.

"Noah and Jennifer are so in love - and they're going to...

Exclusive: Allie Grant From 'Weeds' Discusses The Upcoming Fifth Season

June 5th, 2009 9:25am EDT
Allie Grant
The fifth season of Weeds premieres on Monday, June 8. Allie Grant, who plays Celia's [Elizabeth Perkins] lesbian daughter Isabelle, joins us to discuss what to expect from the upcoming season; what it's like working with such an amazing cast; the reaction she gets when returning home to Mississippi considering the show's subject matter and answers some reader questions.

Mike: What were your thoughts on the "Weeds" script when you first read it? Obviously your character, Isabelle, is a lot different than your characters on the Disney shows.

Allie Grant: Yeah. I remember the fir...

Alanis Morissette Will Guest Star On 'Weeds'

May 13th, 2009 11:12am EDT
Alanis Morissette
Alternative rock star Alanis Morissette will travel to Ren-Mar for the 5th season of Showtime's drama Weeds, premiering Monday, June 8th at 10p PT/ET. The multiple Grammy-winning singer/songwriter will guest star as a no-nonsense clinic obstetrician, "Dr. Audra Kitson," who treats Nancy (Mary Louise Parker) in at least seven of the season's 13 episodes. Morissette joins Jennifer Jason Leigh as season five special guest stars.

This season on "Weeds," Nancy's (Parker) pregnancy brings security, then jeopardy and maybe the end of Esteban's (Demian Bichir) political career; Celia's return ...

Our Favorite High School Movies

September 18th, 2008 10:00am EDT
The Breakfast Club
Perhaps you've heard about "Assassination of a High School President," the Bruce Willis/Mischa Barton movie that darkly satirizes high school politics. While much of the high school set is eagerly anticipating the film's theatrical release in early 2009, early reviews from its January screening at Sundance have been mixed. MTV has praised it as a cross between "Rushmore" and "The Usual Suspects," while Variety labeled it an "uninventive," "muddled parody." Only time will tell if the movie becomes an instant classic or ends up in the bargain DVD bin next to "Encino Man."

There has been...

Coen Brothers Spotlight: From Their Beginnings To 'Burn After Reading'

September 12th, 2008 11:37am EDT
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Many things come to mind when thinking about the films of Joel and Ethan Coen. Dark witty humor, highly stylized production and costume designs, reoccurring actors, clever and often poetic dialogue, and above all some of the best character names in celluloid history.

Just look back at some of the brothers' most memorable characters: The Snoat brothers in Raising Arizona, Bernie Bernbaum and Eddie Dane in Miller's Crossing, Lou Breeze in Barton Fink, Norville Barnes in The Hudsucker Proxy, the Swedish-Americans Marge Gunderson and Jerome Lundegaard in Fargo, Jackie Treehorn and Jesus Q...

Slideshow: Favorite Movie Prostitutes

September 11th, 2008 12:12pm EDT
We all know that your average run-of-the-mill prostitute isn’t going to be the most attractive and eye-catching individual, however the next time you’re having a special rendezvous or appointment with your professional "love connection" this slideshow will help you fantasize or imagine that they’re someone else.

So to help you with your own personal fantasy, here’s some of Hollywood’s beloved working gals or guys, whatever the case may be.

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'Baby Boom' For A New Generation: Top 5 Unlikey Mothers In Film

April 21st, 2008 11:50am EDT
Baby Mama
More than a decade after high-powered corporate, suit-wearing J.C. Wiatt inherited a baby that changed her life in Baby Boom - and in many ways how people viewed single, career-driven mothers - the story has been redone.

In Baby Mama, opening Friday, Tina Fey plays a thirty-something, upper middle class woman who wants to have a baby but can't and opts for surrogacy. Enter the blunt and often abrasive Amy Poehler, who Fey hires and then invites to live with her in this female buddy comedy flick. So in honor of the transformation the pregnancy causes not only on these women as individu...

Julia Roberts & Jennifer Jason Leigh Make Memorable Hollywood Hookers List

March 24th, 2008 8:44am EDT
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Julia Roberts and Jennifer Jason Leigh are among the stars who've landed on an online poll naming the 25 most memorable on-screen prostitutes.

Roberts' role as a hooker with a heart of gold in Pretty Woman and Leigh's whore in Last Exit To Brooklyn both feature in magazine Entertainment Weekly's online countdown.

Also included on the Tricks Of The Trade: 25 Hollywood Hookers list are Patricia Arquette for True Romance; Dermot Mulroney for his turn as a male prostitute in The Wedding Date; and Kim Basinger for her Oscar-winning performance in L.A. Confidential.

(This news a...

Jennifer Jason Leigh Pregnant?

February 27th, 2008 8:41am EST
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Jennifer Jason Leigh has reportedly pulled out of her latest movie because she is pregnant. Website claims studio bosses were overheard at the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday discussing the actress' departure from romantic comedy "Spread" and her reasons for leaving the cast.

A representative for Leigh has refused to confirm or deny the reports, telling the website, "We don't comment on our clients' personal lives."

Leigh is married to writer/director Noah Baumbach. PageSix reports Laura Linney is scheduled to replace her in the film, which also stars Asht...

Jennifer Jason Leigh: 'Stop Writing About My Age'

December 17th, 2007 2:44pm EST
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Actress Jennifer Jason Leigh wants reporters to stop writing about her age - because it's stopping her from landing good roles.

The 45-year-old believes the more people know about actors and actresses, the harder it becomes for them to take on different characters - particularly as they get older.

She explains, "I don't think your career is over when you turn 40, but it doesn't help when people's ages are constantly written about. I think the more you demystify someone, the harder it is to believe they are someone else."

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Nicole Kidman's Tree Hideout

November 25th, 2007 3:30pm EST
Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman had to be lured down from a tree on the set of new movie Margot At The Wedding after discovering it was the perfect hideout. The actress confesses she is a big kid at heart and loved a scene in the film where her on-screen sister - played by Jennifer Jason Leigh - challenges her to climb a tree.

She says, "I love daydreaming. I spent hours up that tree and when they said, 'You can come down.' I said, 'No no, I'm ok.'"

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(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)

Notable Quotables

November 22nd, 2007 9:01am EST
Helena Bonham Carter
"I've got my own side of our house, which is very feminine - Beatrix Potter and eminently tasteful. Tim decorated his side, which is very Tim. We have strange things like Oompa-Loompas and a life-size Sammy Davis Jr. waxwork." Helena Bonham Carter on living with eccentric moviemaker Tim Burton.

"Keep up the good work, Matt." Jude Law congratulates Matt Damon on his new "Sexiest Man Alive" title. Law is a previous holder of magazine People's accolade.

"I think I'd be a lot richer." Jennifer Jason Leigh on how her life would have been different had she agreed to play Sarah Connor ...

Jennifer Jason Leigh Is Smitten With Samantha Morton

November 20th, 2007 8:52am EST
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Jennifer Jason Leigh has confessed to a lesbian crush on British actress Samantha Morton, revealing she's desperate to work with the star. Asked by gay magazine The Advocate who she'd court if she was a lesbian, the newly-married star named Morton.

She says, "I think she's a genius, and I'd go see her in anything. I would love to work with her in any way."

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Jennifer Jason Leigh Would Have 'Performed' In 'The Brown Bunny'

November 19th, 2007 10:00pm EST
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Actress Jennifer Jason Leigh would have performed fellatio on actor Vincent Gallo if she'd agreed to take the role Chloe Sevigny played in controversial movie The Brown Bunny. Sevigny is reported to have actually performed oral sex on Gallo for a scene in the film, and Leigh admits she wouldn't have flinched if she'd taken the role.

The Single White Female star turned the part down because "it just didn't work out," but it had nothing to do with the potential controversy.

She says, "I think I would've done it if I weren't in a relationship at the time. I don't think there's any st...

'Margot At The Wedding' Stars Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Jason Leigh

November 17th, 2007 8:24am EST
Margot At The Wedding
Written and directed by Noah Baumbach, Margot At The Wedding is a follow-up to his Academy Award nominated “The Squid and the Whale,” and is a daringly funny and bracingly honest exploration of the tender, absurd and sometimes excruciating relationship between siblings and the fallout for those in their wake: children, husbands, lovers.

Margot Zeller (Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman), a savagely bright, razor-tongued short-story writer who creates chaos wherever she goes, sets off on a surprise journey to the wedding of her estranged and free-spirited, unassuming sister Pauline (Gol...

Memorable Celebrity Quotes

November 16th, 2007 9:00am EST
Rainn Wilson
"I have excellent personal hygiene, and I'm funny. Women dig funny guys, even when they look like trolls. That's always worked for me." TV actor Rainn Wilson explains his appeal.

"I've really toned up, but the funny thing is my bum has gotten bigger." Spice Girls star Melanie Brown on shaping up for TV reality show Dancing With The Stars.

"I have no iPhone, no mobile, no email address, no watch, no jewelry, no wallet." Tom Cruise refuses to spend money on material things.

"I still get recognized it. But I don't remember the dialogue. People come up and say something, and I wo...

Nicole Kidman Gushes About Co-Star Jennifer Jason Leigh

October 23rd, 2007 11:35am EDT
Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman has confessed to a secret crush on new movie co-star Jennifer Jason Leigh. The pair star together in Margot At The Wedding and have posed together on the front cover of the November issue of Interview magazine.

Inside the magazine Kidman says of her co-star, "She's wonderful. I say that in a purring way. She's just that very rare creature. She's maintained her individuality."

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What's In A Name? Starpulse Features Famous Jennifers

October 17th, 2007 10:48am EDT
Jennifer Love Hewitt
The name "Jennifer" is one of the most popular and quite possibly successful names of the 21st century. It doesn't take more than one flip through celebrity magazines to see that Jennifers are making headlines everywhere.

Hollywood, for example, has the largest accumulation of Jennifers with high-profile leading ladies such as Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Tilly, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jennifer Garner, and Jennifer Connelly.

Multi-talented performers are causing a sensation as well, namely Jennifer Lopez and Jennifer Hudson. Even the world of sports boasts super...

Co-Stars Turn Housemates To Perfect Roles

September 4th, 2007 9:00am EDT
Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman, Jack Black and Jennifer Jason Leigh moved in together during filming for new movie Margot At The Wedding, because they wanted to perfect their roles as a dysfunctional family.

The three actors lived in a house in the Hamptons area of New York while working on the Noah Baumbach-directed drama earlier this year, and Kidman has fond memories of their time together.

She says, "We all lived in this house in the Hamptons. Jennifer would cook breakfast on Sunday, and we'd all go to work Monday to Friday, and hang out on the weekend.

"Jack (Black) would play guitar....

Celebrity Birthdays, February 5

February 5th, 2007 3:00am EST
Laura Linney
Happy Birthday to "Peter Pan" star Jeremy Sumpter (1989), Manchester United footballer Christiano Ronaldo (1985), country singer Sara Evans (1971), singer Bobby Brown (1969), baseball player Roberto Alomar (1968), Guns 'N Roses/Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagen (1964), actress Laura Linney (1964), actress Jennifer Jason Leigh (1962), Elton John's drummer Nigel Olsson (1949), actress Barbara Hershey (1948), actor/director/writer Christopher Guest (1948), British actress/former model Charlotte Rampling (1946), Blood, Sweat & Tears founder Al Kooper (1944), action film director Michael Mann...

Sean Bean To Be Creepy Villain in 'The Hitcher' Remake

June 16th, 2006 9:35am EDT
Sean Bean
Sean Bean is to recreate one of cinema's creepiest roles after reportedly signing on to play hitchhiker John Ryder in a remake of thriller The Hitcher. Bean will take over the villainous role played by Rutger Hauer in the 1986 cult classic.

Zachary Knighton and Sophia Bush are in negotiations to play the travelers trying to escape from Bean's Ryder. C. Thomas Howell and Jennifer Jason Leigh were the original tormented teens. Video director Dave Meyers will take charge of the project, according to

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Celebrity Birthdays, February 5

February 5th, 2006 3:00am EST
Laura Linney
Happy Birthday to "Peter Pan" star Jeremy Sumpter (1989), Manchester United footballer Christiano Ronaldo (1985), country singer Sara Evans (1971), singer Bobby Brown (1969), baseball player Roberto Alomar (1968), Guns 'N Roses/Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagen (1964), actress Laura Linney (1964), actress Jennifer Jason Leigh (1962), Elton John's drummer Nigel Olsson (1949), actress Barbara Hershey (1948), actor/director/writer Christopher Guest (1948), British actress/former model Charlotte Rampling (1946), Blood, Sweat & Tears founder Al Kooper (1944), action film director Michael Mann...

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