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  1. David Geffen on His Playhouse Turning 20: "I'm Only the Benefactor"

    9:00 am 2/11/2016

    The philanthropist mogul is leading the charge to build an endowment for the beloved Westwood theater as Hollywood stars (Chris Pine, Annette Bening) and writers (Beau Willimon) add to the 522-seat venue's industry pedigree. Says David Mamet of what late founder Gil Cates created: It's a "happy oasis in the arid pesthole we know as the entertainment industry."Read more

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  2. David Geffen: "I Am Not Supporting Anybody" for Democratic Nomination

    8:38 am 2/8/2016

    In 2007, the mogul publicly accused the Clintons of being liars and threw his support behind Barack Obama, but this election year he's staying neutral.Read more

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  3. David Geffen Gifts UCLA With $100M for New Secondary School

    9:00 pm 11/11/2015

    The money will go towards the completion of a grade 6 through 12 preparatory school called the Geffen Academy at UCLA. Read more

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  4. The Dangers When Financiers Think They Can Produce Movies, Too

    5:00 am 10/1/2015

    From Ryan Kavanaugh's failed Relativity to David Ellison's 'Terminator' trouble, the shift from film financier to creative producer often is rocky. Says one veteran: "They all think movies grow on trees and they can plant the same trees the studios do."Read more

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  5. The Entertainment Industry's Biggest Givers

    9:00 am 8/20/2015

    From stem cell research to a $130 million New York park, here's where the industry wrote its checks.Read more

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  6. The Other Side of Cannes, Exposed: Debauchery, Danger and the Dirty Secrets Aboard the Super-Rich's Superyachts

    9:00 am 5/12/2015

    Jealous of those out on the sumptuous floating party palaces? "Don't be," says one power publicist, as insiders reveal the entitlement and inappropriate behavior that goes on inside the luxury boats.Read more

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  7. At 92, Liz Smith Reveals How Rupert Murdoch Fired Her, What It Felt Like to Be Outed

    1:24 pm 4/7/2015

    New York's grande dame of gossip has still got it, as she talks, kisses and tells about NYC's most powerful, revealing which mogul asked her advice on coming out, which famous friend cared less about her after she lost her column and how turning 90 was different from being 80 ("When I was 80, I was doing fine. I was still part of life. But something happens when you have to say you’re 90").Read more

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  8. David Geffen’s Malibu Beach Inn Sold to Soho House Building Owners (Exclusive)

    10:50 am 2/27/2015

    The billionaire mogul had opened the oceanfront lodging near his own home in 2008 after a $10 million renovation.Read more

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  9. David Geffen's Alleged Stalker Sentenced to Stay 200 Yards Away From Mogul

    10:02 am 2/10/2015

    Jamie Kuntz must also undergo psychiatric counseling and remain on probation for two years as part of a plea deal. Read more

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  10. David Geffen's Alleged Ex-Lover to Face Stalking Charge In Court

    12:34 pm 12/30/2014

    Jamie Kuntz's attorneys claim the mogul's accusations are untrueRead more

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