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Abbey White

Associate Editor & News Writer

Abbey White is an associate editor and news writer for The Hollywood Reporter’s digital team, where they also report, edit and web produce features spanning film, TV, awards, theater, animation, children's & family, inclusion and more. A Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY alum, they’ve been recognized as a 2022 Curve Emerging Journalist, ASME Awards finalist, National A&E Journalism Awards winner and GLAAD Media Award nominee, among other honors.

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Robert De Niro Shares More About New Baby, “Very Happy” for Al Pacino Becoming a Dad Again

Robert De Niro says being a dad to a newborn daughter at 79 “feels great” but he’s also “very happy” for fellow actor Al Pacino, who’s becoming a dad again. The About My Father star spoke about becoming a dad for the seventh time this year while appearing Thursday on the Today show. When asked […]

Boston University President Accuses 2023 Graduates of “Cancel Culture” After They Boo David Zaslav During Commencement

Boston University’s outgoing president has said students who booed Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav during the school’s 2023 commencement were engaging in “cancel culture.” In a lengthy post published to the university’s website and the first full public response from the university following criticisms over the school’s decision to choose Zaslav to speak to […]

Megan Thee Stallion Taking a Break From Making Music to Focus on “Healing”

Meghan Thee Stallion is taking a break from music. The Grammy-winning singer revealed her plans to step out of the studio for a while and focus on self-care in a new interview with InStyle, in which she also promotes her new partnership with beauty brand Revlon. “Fans can expect new music when I’m in a […]

Amanda Seyfried on Elizabeth Holmes Reporting to Prison: “In a Lot of Ways It’s Fair”

Amanda Seyfried says Elizabeth Holmes’ 11-year prison sentence, after the disgraced former tech exec was convicted for overseeing a blood-testing hoax and defrauding investors at her start-up Theranos, is “fair.” While appearing on Good Morning America to promote her upcoming Apple TV+ series The Crowded Room, Seyfried — who play Holmes in an Emmy-winning performance […]

Kaley Cuoco Explains How Her Pregnancy Did — and Didn’t — Reshape Her ‘Based on a True Story’ Storylines

Kaley Cuoco says her pregnancy and first child were not a goal until fellow actor Tom Pelphrey came into her life, fueling a quick decision to start a family resulting in an unexpected storyline shift for Based on a True Story. Speaking to Emmy magazine, Cuoco and showrunner Craig Rosenberg explained the ways in which […]

How Amber Ruffin’s Mission to Have Fun Helped “Destroy and Then Rebuild” ‘Some Like It Hot’ for Broadway

When Amber Ruffin begins speaking from the other end of the phone line, she reveals that she’s eaten too many eggs. “Why did I do this?” she ponders. “It’s not normal. I eat a lot of eggs. But I don’t like to leave them because, you know, you can’t reheat them, so that means you […]

Priyanka Chopra Jonas Says She Paid a Movie Production Back After Backing Out Over a “Dehumanizing” Director

Priyanka Chopra Jonas paid back a production what it spent on her after she backed out just two days into filming due to the “dehumanizing” way she was treated by a director. The Citadel star spoke about why she made the decision to pay out of her own pocket after the experience in a recent […]

Kelly Clarkson Says Daytime Show Move to New York Was “100 Percent” Her Decision

Kelly Clarkson says that being closer to her family in North Carolina and getting a fresh start were among the reasons she asked to move The Kelly Clarkson Show from Los Angeles to New York. The singer and host of The Kelly Clarkson show recently appeared on TalkShopLive, where she opened up to Nancy O’Dell about […]

Celine Dion Cancels All 2023-2024 Courage World Tour Dates

All tour dates for Celine Dion’s Courage world tour have been canceled through 2023 and 2024. The news comes Friday along with an apologetic statement from the singer, who last December announced she had been diagnosed with the rare neurological disorder stiff person syndrome. “It is with tremendous disappointment that we have to announce today the […]

‘The Ultimatum: Queer Love’ Producer on the How Landmark Supreme Court Ruling Opened the Door for the Reality Series

The last two decades have seen a swath of reality dating shows sweep on — and sometimes off — TV screens, with series like The Bachelor, The Bachelorette, Married at First Sight, Love Island, Are You the One?, FBoy Island and 90-Day Fiancé garnering notable and even rabid followings. But much of that programming, despite ongoing efforts […]

‘Barbie’ Trailer Teases an Existential Doll Crisis Alongside New Dua Lipa Single

The newest trailer for the Greta Gerwig-directed, Margot Robbie-starring Barbie promises the classic Mattel doll is about to become very self-aware. Warner Bros. dropped the highly anticipated film’s global trailer Thursday, offering one of the fullest glimpses at how the film will take Barbie from her backyard to the real world. In it, Robbie’s leading […]

Why Tina Turner Passed on Starring in Steven Spielberg’s ‘The Color Purple’ — but Loved George Miller’s ‘Mad Max’ Sequel

Tina Turner, the Queen of Rock and Roll and eight-time Grammy winner, spent much of her career on the music stage. But the industry legend — who died Wednesday at 83 — had serious acting aspirations she says were limited by not just how few roles there were for Black women in Hollywood at the time, […]