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Lexy Perez

Associate Editor

Lexy Perez is an Associate Editor for The Hollywood Reporter. Perez started as an Editorial Intern at The Hollywood Reporter in 2017 before being hired as THR’s Daily News Writer. She was later promoted to a Full-Time Assistant Editor before being promoted to Associate Editor. Across her five years at THR, Perez’s roles have included writing, editing and assigning breaking entertainment news stories, contributing original reporting and managing the news desk. She also helps with the production of print magazine stories and features for THR’s website. She is a graduate of Cal State San Marcos University.

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Michael Keaton Teases ‘Beetlejuice 2’: “We’re Doing It Exactly Like We Did the First Movie”

Michael Keaton is having fun reprising his role for Beetlejuice 2. While speaking with Empire, the actor teased that the film has been “so great” and teased that he, along with director Tim Burton, are following the same formula as the original 1988 film. “Beetlejuice is the most fuckin’ fun you can have working. It’s […]

Jay Leno Looks Back on Famous Hugh Grant 1995 Interview

Jay Leno is looking back at his famous interview with Hugh Grant on The Tonight Show. During a conversation with Chris Wallace on Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace?, available on Max and airing on CNN, the former late night host reflected on securing an interview with Grant in 1995, which was most notably after the […]

Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre’s Hollywood Bowl Show Rescheduled Amid Writers Strike

Snoop Dogg’s upcoming Hollywood Bowl show is being rescheduled amid the writers strike. The rapper announced the news on his Instagram Friday, explaining that the show, set to celebrate the 30th anniversary of his debut album Doggystyle, will be pushed from June to October. “Due to the ongoing WGA strike and the DGA and SAG/AFTRA […]

Edward James Olmos Opens Up About Battle With Throat Cancer: “It Took a Lot”

Edward James Olmos is opening up for the first time publicly about his battle with throat cancer. In an interview with Mando Fresko on Mando & Friends shared Thursday, the actor detailed his recent health scare. “This would be the first time publicly I’ll be coming out and saying it, but I had throat cancer,” […]

Jodi Benson, the Original Ariel, Praises Story Changes to ‘The Little Mermaid’

Jodi Benson, who voiced Ariel in the original 1989 The Little Mermaid, is praising the 2023 live-action reimagining starring Halle Bailey. In an interview with People magazine published Wednesday, Benson shared why she supports the adjustments made to give the original a modern twist and reflect current society. “When you look at our film, we […]

Angela Bassett, Mick Jagger, Oprah Winfrey, Forest Whitaker and More Pay Tribute to Tina Turner: “A Gift That Will Always Be ‘Simply the Best'”

Hollywood stars were heartbroken over the news of Tina Turner’s death on Wednesday and took to social media to pay tribute to the late music icon. Turner died Wednesday “after a long illness” in her home in Kusnacht near Zurich, Switzerland, her reps announced. “With her, the world loses a music legend and a role […]

‘Dragnet,’ Children’s Entertainment Highlighted in New USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center Gun Safety Study and Guide

The real-world impact of firearm representation in police programming like Dragnet, children’s shows and in storylines that feature women and gun are among the trends explored in a new media guide released by the Hollywood, Health, & Society at the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center. Published Tuesday, Trigger Warning: Gun Guidelines for the Media is a first-of-its-kind resource […]

Jeremy Renner Jogs for First Time Amid Recovery From Snowplow Accident

Jeremy Renner is continuing to make progress in his recovery after his New Year’s Day snowplow accident. Taking to his Instagram stories on Thursday, the actor shared a video of himself lightly jogging on a Boost Microgravity Treadmill, marking his first time jogging since his hospitalization. “First attempt at a light jog with weight assisted lift […]

Rachel Bilson Says She Lost a Job After “Speaking Candidly and Openly About Sex” on Podcast

Rachel Bilson says she is “floored” after allegedly losing a job following comments she made on a podcast. While speaking on Monday’s episode of her Broad Ideas podcast, the actress says, “It’s been an interesting week, guys. This is the first time it’s ever happened to me in my professional life that I lost a […]

Haley Lu Richardson Serves as Official Jonas Brothers Correspondent for the ‘Today’ Show

Haley Lu Richardson lived out an ultimate Jonas Brothers fan experience on Friday. The White Lotus actress served as the group’s official correspondent when the band performed on NBC’s Today show Friday to celebrate the release of the brothers’ new album, titled simply The Album. Richardson had revealed she would be taking on the role on […]

Paul Walker’s Daughter Meadow to Make Cameo in ‘Fast X’: “Blessed to Be Able to Honor My Father’s Legacy”

Paul Walker’s daughter will be making a cameo in the upcoming Fast X film. Meadow Walker took to her Instagram Thursday to reflect on her cameo while also sharing a screengrab preview of it. “The first Fast was released when I was one year old! I grew up on set watching my father, Vin [Diesel], […]

How ‘Bridgerton’ Author Julia Quinn Teamed With Shonda Rhimes to Go Beyond Series for ‘Queen Charlotte’ Book

[This story contains spoilers from the Queen Charlotte book by Julia Quinn and Shonda Rhimes.] In Queen Charlotte (Avon Books), out Tuesday, co-author Julia Quinn tells the origin story of Bridgerton’s Queen Charlotte and her love story with King George III. Quinn, who wrote nine books for her Bridgerton series, says working on this novel […]