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Kevin Bacon: 'Fame could have left me dead'

April 28th, 2014 6:20am EDT
Kevin Bacon
Kevin Bacon thinks his "obsession" with fame could have left him in "rehab" or "dead".
The 'Footloose' star admits the idea of becoming famous was "seductive" throughout his early career but it wasn't until he had two children, Travis and Sosie, with his wife Kyra Sedgwick, that he realized there was more to life than being a celebrity.
He told The Sun newspaper: "You can end up in rehab or dead unless there is something else in your life other than celebrity.
"People will be nice to you for no other reason than they've seen your movies.
"So what do you do to escape the obsession with fame...
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Kevin Bacon's wife exchanges all his gifts of jewellery

February 18th, 2014 3:10am EST
Kevin Bacon
Kevin Bacon has yet to master the art of picking out perfect presents for his wife Kyra Sedgwick - the actress had to return a recent anniversary present, over two decades after exchanging her engagement ring.

The Footloose star admits he still struggles to get it right whenever it comes to gifts for special occasions and he has gotten used to keeping the receipts.

Recalling the engagement ring he purchased in the late 1980s, he says, "I don't know anything about jewellery, so I went out and bought this ring that I thought was good...

"But about three months later, she wakes up in the mi...
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Kevin Bacon: 'Fame is bizarre'

January 20th, 2014 4:20am EST
Kevin Bacon
Kevin Bacon thinks fame is 'bizarre.'
'The Following' actor admits his life can be "weird", but after being in the spotlight for over 30 years, he has adjusted and grown accustomed to living in the public eye.
He said: "Fame is very, very bizarre. If you just got it all of a sudden, out of nowhere, you would be like: 'This is very weird.'
"Then you kind of get used to it and think: 'This is what my life is."
However, the 55-year-old actor - who has 21-year-old daughter Sosie with wife Kyra Sedgwick - did admit that he would like to be able to disappear sometimes.
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Kyra Sedgwick praises daughter Sosie

January 13th, 2014 10:20am EST
Kyra Sedgwick
Sosie Bacon's mother thought she was a "great" Miss Golden Globe.
The 21-year-old aspiring actress took the title - which is given to the child of a celebrity and enables them to network in their own right - and, as part of the role, helped hand out trophies at last night's (01.12.14) Golden Globe Awards and her famous parents Kyra Sedgwick and Kevin Bacon thought she did very well in such a high-profile position.
Kyra told USA Today newspaper: "She was great, really calm, really relaxed. They've asked her before and this year was a good year for her. She wants to be an actress."
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Tina Fey mocks Leonardo DiCaprio

January 13th, 2014 6:20am EST
Leonardo DiCaprio
Tina Fey poked fun at Leonardo DiCaprio's love life at last night's (12.01.14) Golden Globe awards.
The 'Wolf of Wall Street' actor - who has previously dated models including Bar Rafaeli, Gisele Bunchden and Erin Heatherton and is currently romancing Toni Garrn - took to the stage at the Beverly Hilton Hotel to present the Best Actress in a Drama award to Cate Blanchett and was the subject of a risque joke from the host as she introduced him to the stage.
Tina said: "And now, like a supermodel's vagina, let's all give a warm welcome to Leonardo DiCaprio."
However, the 39-year-old star wasn...
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Kyra Sedgwick nervous about Golden Globes

January 12th, 2014 1:10pm EST
Kyra Sedgwick
Kyra Sedgwick is "very nervous" for her daughter ahead of the Golden Globe Awards tonight (01.12.14).
'The Closer' star and her husband Kevin Bacon's daughter Sosie, 21, will assist hosts Amy Poehler and Tina Fey on stage after being named Miss Golden Globe 2014 ahead of the 71st annual ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, and the 48-year-old actress admits she is extremely anxious.
Kyra, who is set to formally introduce Sosie on stage at the event, told People.com: "I've been very nervous. I was less nervous today at rehearsal. I was glad to get the muscle memory going. I j...
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Kevin Bacon is very proud of his daughter

December 8th, 2013 6:20pm EST
Kevin Bacon
Kevin Bacon has advised his daughter to practice walking in high heels before the Golden Globe Awards next month.
'The Following' star's 21-year-old daughter, Sosie, with his wife Kyra Sedgwick, has been named Miss Golden Globe 2014 and will assist hosts Amy Poehler and Tina Fey on stage during the ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 12.
Asked if he had any tips for his daughter, the 55-year-old award-winning actor told People.com: "Don't trip! Just practice walking in the heels. But, I know she will do a great job."
Kevin, who celebrated his 25th wedding anniversary with Kyra i...
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Kevin Bacon's Daughter Sosie Named Miss Golden Globe

November 22nd, 2013 11:51am EST
Sosie Bacon
Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick's daughter Sosie has been named Miss Golden Globe 2014. On Jan. 12, the aspiring actress will help presenters hand out trophies during the 71st annual event.

The Hollywood Foreign Press, which is behind the Golden Globes, traditionally gives the honor to celebrity offspring.

The 21-year-old said during the annoucement: "I am so grateful to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for naming me this year's Miss Golden Globe. As a young actress who is just beginning my career, it is truly an honor to be a part of such a special night in film and television."

Ot...
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Kevin Bacon's daughter named Miss Golden Globe

November 22nd, 2013 3:20am EST
Kevin Bacon
The daughter of Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick has been named Miss Golden Globe 2014 ahead of the upcoming Hollywood prizegiving.

Sosie Bacon, who has followed her famous parents into acting, will assist presenters and help hand out trophies at the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony on 12 January (14).

During the announcement on Wednesday (20Nov13), the 21 year old said, "I am so grateful to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for naming me this year's Miss Golden Globe. As a young actress who is just beginning my career, it is truly an honor to be a part of such a special night ...
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Sylvester Stallone's film pulled from fundraising website

September 19th, 2013 8:31pm EDT
Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone's film Reach Me has been pulled from fundraising site Kickstarter.com and moved to another, despite reaching its goal.

Director John Herzfeld and producers turned to the site to raise $250,000 (£166,660), after one of the movie's financial backers pulled out, setting a 19 September (13) deadline to raise the funds.

The filmmakers were able to secure the money, but decided to cancel the Kickstarter.com campaign and move it over to Indiegogo.com, where they have more flexibility on how the funds are raised.

Herzfeld explains, "Indiegogo doesn't have the same guidelines...
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Blu-ray Review: 'The Possession'

January 16th, 2013 12:00pm EST
the possession
Ready for a little creepy box flick where Gizmo ain’t in sight?  Then check out our review of the new to Blu-ray film "The Possession" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.  The review of the box and its contents lies below!

 

   

   Title: "The Possession"

   Grade: 3

   Cast: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kyra Sedgwick, Natasha Calls

   Director: Ole Bornedal

   Rating: PG-13

   Runtime: 92 minutes

   Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

   Website: www.lionsgatebluray.com

 

The Flick: There is a very subtle eerie quality to "The Possession" that can’t be ignored.  That...
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Kyra Sedgwick's Horror Film 'The Possession' Is Based On True Story

August 23rd, 2012 5:30pm EDT
The Possession
Actress Kyra Sedgwick was extra spooked while shooting new horror film The Possession because it is based on a true story.

The movie centers around a little girl named Em, who goes to a yard sale and buys an antique box, which turns out to be haunted by an evil spirit.

And The Closer star, who plays the child's mother, admits she struggled to keep her wits about her since the project was inspired by a real series of events.

She tells the New York Post, "This is based on a true story. In real life, there's this guy who bought one little box at a flea market, and suddenly evil things ha...
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Top 10 Celebrity Couples

July 14th, 2012 2:30pm EDT
Will Smith &  Jada Pinkett Smith
Approximately 40 to 50 percent of marriages end in divorce in the United States, and if you add celebrity to the equation that percentage seems to increase exponentially.

Check out the stars who have filed for divorce in 2012 alone: Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise, Seal and Heidi Klum, David Arquette and Courteney Cox, and Debra Messing and Daniel Zelman. Johnny Depp and his longterm partner Vanessa Paradis also called it quits.

Despite rampant divorce rumors, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith have weathered the storm after 15 years of marriage. And believe it or not, there are several celebr...
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Kyra Sedgwick: 'Bernie Madoff Is A Sick Man'

July 7th, 2012 2:03pm EDT
Kyra Sedgwick
Actress Kyra Sedgwick has blasted incarcerated U.S. conman Bernie Madoff as a "sick man", although she insists she has learned to move past her hatred for him after losing big money in his high-profile fraud scheme.

Financier Madoff was arrested in December, 2008 amid accusations he siphoned billions of dollars from his wealthy clients to fund his lavish lifestyle, and he is currently serving a 150-year prison term for his crimes.

John Malkovich, Steven Spielberg and Sedgwick's husband Kevin Bacon were among the top names burned by the scandal, but in an interview on CNN show Piers Morg...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Man On A Ledge'

June 4th, 2012 11:22am EDT
Man on a Ledge photo
What could be so wrong that one would want to end it all in a single jump? And could you really go through with it if Elizabeth Banks was your negotiator? We’re checking in with the new flick "Man on a Ledge," now out on Blu-ray from Summit Entertainment. Don't look down – except to read my review!

Title: "Man on a Ledge"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Ed Harris

Director: Asger Leth

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 102 minutes

Release Company: Summit Home Entertainment

Website: www.summit-ent.com

The Flick: "Man on a Ledge" is actually a very simple tit...
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2012 SAG Awards Fashion: A Skinny Angelina, Lots Of Black Gowns & More

January 30th, 2012 9:10am EST
2012 SAG Fashion
Many stars attended last night's Screen Actors Guild Awards, and black was one of the most popular colors on the red carpet.

Angelina Jolie showed off her particularly thin figure in a draped black gown. Other stars in black included Stacy Keibler, Jayma Mays, Amber Heard, Ashlee Simpson, Emma Stone, Glenn Close, Heather Morris, Tina Fey and Melissa McCarthy.

But there were some spots of color in the bunch, including Sofia Vergara's bright pink gown and Emily Blunt's seafoam green dress.

Check out all the looks on the following pages:

Michelle Williams

Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie...
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Two Jews' Review 'Man On A Ledge' And Both Say 'Jump Off' (Video)

January 26th, 2012 2:00pm EST
Man On A Ledge
Two Jews on Film - By Joan Alperin Schwartz: A former NYPD officer, Nick Cassidy (Sam Worthington) escapes from Sing-Sing. His next stop is the famed Roosevelt Hotel on 45th and Madison in the heart of New York City. Nick checks in, making sure his room is on one of the highest floors.

Nick orders a lobster and a bottle of champagne. He eats, drinks a glass of the bubbly, wipes off his fingerprints, writes a short note, takes a few deep breaths and then steps outside onto a ledge, a ledge that is 225 feet above The Big Apple.

It doesn't take long before the whole city notices would ...
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Kyra Sedgwick & Kevin Bacon Are Distant Cousins

January 14th, 2012 1:00pm EST
Kyra Sedgwick & Kevin Bacon
Happily married couple Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick have been left stunned and shaken by a new family tree study - after discovering they are distant cousins.

The pair teamed up with top genealogist Henry Louis Gates, Jr. for new TV special "Finding Your Roots," and he reveals they were not exactly thrilled with what they dug up.

The historian explains, "It turns out they share two things - they both are descendants from people who owned slaves, and they are indeed distant cousins."

And they weren't the only celebrities shocked by findings from the past on the show - crooner Harry Conni...
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Cindy Crawford, Lance Bass, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Aida Yespica & More Celebs Rang In The New Year At The Beach (See Pics!)

January 2nd, 2012 8:45pm EST
Celebs At The Beach 2012
Several celebrities rang in the New Year while on vacation around the world. Reality stars and A-listers alike, there was plenty of fun in the sun for the likes of Jessica Alba, Cindy Crawford, Stacy Keibler and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. The stars were sighted in sandy locales such as South Beach, St. Bart's and Cabo San Lucas. Real Housewives of New Jersey's Melissa Gorga, designer Marc Jacobs and South American hardbodies Aida Yespica and Claudia Galanti were also spotted.

Check out all the sizzling pics below!

The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Melissa Gorga and husband Joe ...
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Kyra Sedgwick Shows Off Her Tramp Stamp, Great Bikini Body In Hawaii

January 2nd, 2012 2:00pm EST
Kyra Sedgwick
We spotted Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgewick enjoy a day at the beach in Hawaii yesterday with their 17 year old daughter Sosi.

Kyra, 46, looked fabulous in a bikini and showed off a tattoo on her lower back. Hubby Kevin, 53, didn't look half bad either for a guy his age.

The actress's popular TNT show "The Closer" is winding down. The final six episodes of season seven leading up to a spinoff are set to air in early 2012. Kevin stars in the upcoming film "R.I.P.D." about a newly deceased cop who's drafted into a squad of zombie cops that battle the supernatural.
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'The Help' Tops List Of 2012 SAG Film Nominees

December 14th, 2011 10:22am EST
The Help
The Help has been tipped for glory at the 2012 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards after receiving four nominations.

The movie will compete for the coveted Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture prize, alongside The Artist, Bridesmaids, The Descendants and Midnight in Paris.

The film also earned nods in the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role category for Viola Davis, as well as Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role thanks to Jessica Chastain and Octavia Spencer.

Trailing with three nominations was silent film The Artist and...
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Spotted: Chelsea Handler, Shia Labeouf, Kevin Bacon, Demi Lovato & More Party In LA

August 30th, 2011 7:30pm EDT
Audrina
The stars hit the town this weekend and we’ve got all the details! [RIGHT] Shia Labeouf, Lindsay Lohan, Audrina Patridge, Chelsea Handler, Jesse Metcalfe and tons more all attended the (BELVEDERE)RED launch party Friday night held at The Box in Hollywood. Belvedere partnered up with product Red to help raise proceeds for the fight against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Africa. The celebs looked good and had fun, all for a good cause!

Saturday night we spotted a bevy of celebrities at Perez Hilton’s infamous "One Night In Los Angeles" pre-VMA bash held at the Wiltern in Los Angeles. The ...
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Kevin Bacon Eager To Play Himself In Bernie Madoff TV Biopic

June 1st, 2011 8:28am EDT
Kevin Bacon
Kevin Bacon is enthusiastic to appear as himself in a TV biopic about Bernie Madoff, the jailed conman who cost the actor almost all of his savings.

The Wall Street fraudster was jailed for 150 years in 2009 after pleading guilty to siphoning billions of dollars from his wealthy clients, including Bacon and his wife Kyra Sedgwick, John Malkovich and Zsa Zsa Gabor.

Robert De Niro has signed up to portray the convicted fraudster in a small screen biopic for HBO and Bacon wants to join his Sleepers co-star in the project.

He tells Britain's The Sun, "How great would it be if I could play...
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Robert De Niro To Portray Charlatan Bernie Madoff

May 16th, 2011 3:03pm EDT
Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro is set to bring the story of jailed conman Bernie Madoff to life on the small screen in a new TV biopic.

The Raging Bull star has signed up to portray the convicted fraudster, who is serving a 150-year prison term for stealing billions of dollars from wealthy clients such as John Malkovich, Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick, and ailing Zsa Zsa Gabor.

The TV movie, for HBO, will be based on New York Times reporter Diana Henriques' new book The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and The Death of Trust, reports Deadline.com.

De Niro is no stranger to Madoff - the pair were neighbors...
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Best & Worst Dressed At The 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards

January 31st, 2011 8:54am EST
SAG Fashion
Natalie Portman once again was the star of the evening. Last night she took home the Best Actress award at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards for her performance in "Black Swan." But she also gets an award from us for being one of the Best Dressed actresses of the night.

The pregnant star wore a white, strapless Azarro gown and a staggering $2 million worth of Tiffany jewels. A baby bump never looked so good!

Check out the fashion from last night's event, and tell us who YOU think was the best and worst dressed!

(And check out the winner's list here!)

THE GOOD

"Glee" star Dianna Agro...
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Five Celebrity Couples We Loved At The 2011 Golden Globe Awards

January 17th, 2011 1:17pm EST
Kevin Bacon & Kyra Sedgwick
This year's Golden Globes might have been especially colorful to watch given all the break-ups and match-ups of 2010 (or the painful hosting of Ricky Gervais). However, there were still some couples that we loved watching in between awards, who give us hope that not all of Hollywood is headed to divorce court:

Kevin Bacon & Kyra Sedgwick: Kyra, there as a nominee for The Closer, arrived with husband Kevin Bacon, beaming in a flowing orange Pucci gown. While Sedgwick didn't win in her category, camera shots revealed the pair cozy at their table enjoying the show.

Annette Bening & Warren Be...
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2011 Golden Globe Awards Fashion - The Hits & Misses

January 17th, 2011 9:07am EST
2011 Golden Globes Fashion
Strapless and shoulder-baring dresses were popular at Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards, and many celebrities walked the red carpet wearing all sorts of beautiful dresses.

Of course, there were a few duds as well, including "Modern Family" star Julie Bowen who showed a little nipple and Helena Bonham Carter who wore two different colored shoes.

Take a look at the photos below, and tell us what you think were the best and worst of the evening!

THE MISSES!

"Mad Men" star January Jones showed too much for such a classy event

Christina Aguilera

Sandra Bullock looks like she got stuc...
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Check Out 'The Closer' Season Finale Tonight

January 3rd, 2011 2:23pm EST
The Closer
"The Closer," which is enjoying growth this year as it continues to rank as ad-supported cable's number-one series of all time, stars Kyra Sedgwick as Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson, head of the LAPD's Major Crimes unit.

In addition to Sedgwick's newest Emmy, the show has also earned three SAG Award nominations for Outstanding Ensemble in a Drama Series for Sedgwick, Corey Reynolds, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Raymond Cruz, Michael Paul Chan and Phillip P. Keene, as well as Jon Tenney, J.K. Simmons and Robert Gossett.

This season, Brenda and her squad tackled cases involving a sn...
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2011 Golden Globe Nominations Announced; 'King's Speech,' 'The Fighter' & 'Social Network' Lead The Pack

December 14th, 2010 9:47am EST
The Kings Speech
The King's Speech is leading the charge for the 2011 Golden Globe Awards after landing seven nominations.

The cinematic tale about the British monarchy is heading up the main categories with nominations for Best Picture (Drama) and Best Director for Tom Hooper, while Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush have all received acting nods.

Boxing film The Fighter and Facebook-inspired movie The Social Network trailed with six nominations apiece, including mentions in the Best Picture (Drama) category, which also saw nods to ballet movie Black Swan and sci-fi blockbuster Inception...
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Kyra Sedgwick Confirms 'The Closer' Entering Final Season

December 11th, 2010 3:33pm EST
Kyra Sedgwick
The Closer TV series star Kyra Sedgwick will hand in her police badge when the hit TV series wraps next year.

The actress' portrayal of Los Angeles Police Department Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson earned her a Golden Globe and an Emmy Award earlier this year, but she has decided to bring the show to an end after its upcoming seventh season.

She says, "I cannot fathom how difficult it will be to say goodbye to the incredible family we've created on The Closer...

"I want to thank TNT and Warner Bros. Television, as well as the incredible fans of The Closer, for all of their unwavering s...
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