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Vanity Fair: The Hollywood Issue 2020

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 14, 2020 16:20:52 January 14, 2020 16:20:52
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Ethan James Green for Vanity Fair

Every year, Vanity Fair puts out a Hollywood Issue during award season, timed as Oscar momentum is building. This year, since the Oscars are earlier, the Hollywood Issue has come out earlier, just one day after Oscar nominations were announced. Full Story

Eddie, Tom, Joaquin, Adam: the lead actors at the Globes

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 6, 2020 13:56:20 January 6, 2020 13:56:20
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George Pimentel/ Michael Kovac/ Handout/ Steve Granitz/ Frazer Harrison/ Daniele Venturelli/ Getty Images

My biggest interview last night was Eddie Murphy. I don’t think we really believed we would get him going into it. This is Eddie Murphy, he’s not the most accessible of celebrities and he’s never the celebrity who gives every outlet on the press line a few minutes. That said, Eddie is campaigning for Dolemite Is My Name and if you haven’t seen this on Netflix… Let’s sidebar quickly about Dolemite because it’s GREAT. Full Story

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Eddie Murphy returns to SNL

Sarah Posted by Sarah at December 23, 2019 15:34:48 December 23, 2019 15:34:48
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Eddie Murphy, who is often credited with saving Saturday Night Live during the tumult of the early 1980s, the years in which Lorne Michaels walked away from the show, finally returned to Studio 8H after 35 years, hosting SNL for the first time since he left in 1984. (He appeared briefly in the 40th anniversary special, but performed in no sketches. Full Story

Friday, December 20, 2019

Dear Gossips,

I’m so excited about Eddie Murphy’s return to Saturday Night Live this weekend, it’s almost pathetic. But I can’t be the only one. SNL is excited. And I wonder if they’re actually planning two shows – the main show, obviously, but also a show behind the scenes.  Read Full Intro

Whitney according to Robyn

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 7, 2019 15:16:43 November 7, 2019 15:16:43

If you are a fan of Whitney Houston, you know about Robyn Crawford. Robyn was Whitney’s best friend from adolescence to adulthood. Robyn was Whitney’s creative director for a while and toured with her often. Where there was Whitney, there was always Robyn, until Robyn quit and left in 2000 because she couldn’t watch Whitney spiral out anymore …and also Bobby Brown. Full Story

Eddie and Jamie steal the show 

Joanna Posted by Joanna at October 28, 2019 15:21:56 October 28, 2019 15:21:56
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Kevin Winter/ Chris Delmas/ Getty Images

When you give Jamie Foxx a microphone at the Governors Awards, and let him know he has three to four minutes to adlib remarks while in a room with this year's Oscar contenders like Tom Hanks, Leonardo DiCaprio and Scarlett Johansson, you have to know the hype-man is going to dole out the shout-outs. Full Story

TIFF Review: Dolemite Is My Name

Sarah Posted by Sarah at September 13, 2019 19:36:11 September 13, 2019 19:36:11
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Jeremy Chan/ Emma McIntyre/ Isaiah Trickey/ Getty Images

Eddie Murphy returns to acting after a three year hiatus with Dolemite Is My Name, a biopic of Dolemite creator Rudy Ray Moore. Like every other biopic I’ve seen at TIFF this year, Dolemite is standard, run-of-the-mill biographical stuff, taking no real risks and doing nothing particularly inventive with the material. Full Story

Norm Macdonald’s SNL Story Time

Sarah Posted by Sarah at February 19, 2015 15:39:16 February 19, 2015 15:39:16
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Lainey emailed me last night and said I needed to go look at Norm Macdonald’s Twitter. So I did and it turns out that Macdonald, who appeared on SNL40 over the weekend, was having an SNL-themed story time about the week running up to the anniversary special. The big revelation that everyone is latching onto is that Eddie Murphy was supposed to appear in the “Celebrity Jeopardy” sketch as Bill Cosby, but that he backed out at the eleventh hour because he didn’t want to “kick a man when he was down”. Full Story