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Rosie O’Donnell on Pushing to Play Her Character Gay in ‘A League of Their Own,’ Departure of ‘American Gigolo’ Showrunner

Rosie O’Donnell is discussing why she ignored requests to not play her A League of Their Own character as queer and the sudden exit of American Gigolo showrunner David Hollander, which she describes as “weird” and “unnerving.” A new interview with Vanity Fair sees the comedian, talk show host and actor reflecting on the impact […]

Natasha Lyonne on Landing Rosie O’Donnell for Secret Cameo in ‘Russian Doll’

The New York City subway plays such a key role in the second season of Netflix’s Russian Doll that Natasha Lyonne and her co-creators had to find a perfect voice for the MTA. In this season’s time-travel romp (the 6 train serves as a portal to the past), only keen-eared viewers will ID the train’s dispatcher as […]

How Death of His Sister Inspired Bob Saget’s Tireless Mission to Find Cure for Scleroderma

Dr. Luke Evnin not only hoped it would happen, he could picture it. Someday in the not-too-distant future, maybe 10 or 15 years, he and longtime friend Bob Saget would catch up and reminisce about their contributions that led to a cure for scleroderma, the rare and sometimes life-threatening autoimmune disorder that largely affects the […]

Anne Rice, Author and Screenwriter of ‘Interview With the Vampire,’ Dies at 80

Anne Rice, the famed New Orleans author whose sensational debut novel, 'Interview With the Vampire,' sent her down a supernatural path writing about blood-suckers, witches and werewolves, has died. She was xx.

Rosie O’Donnell on Getting More Roles as She Ages and the Bette Midler Connection to Her ‘Sleepless in Seattle’ Character

Rosie O’Donnell says she was never going to have plastic surgery as a Hollywood actress, a decision that has afforded her more opportunities in Hollywood as she’s aged. In a recent interview with Vulture, the League of Your Own and Sleepless in Seattle star spoke about her absence from movie and TV projects for a […]

Rosie O’Donnell Recalls Confronting Harvey Weinstein About M. Night Shyamalan Film ‘Wide Awake’

While 1999’s The Sixth Sense is rightly regarded as the film that launched M. Night Shyamalan’s career — his latest, Old, opens July 23 — the India-born, Philadelphia-raised director had made two features before it. The first, 1992’s Praying With Anger, was an autobiographical film starring Shyamalan and shot while he was a student at […]

Rosie O’Donnell Finally Addresses Spoiling ‘Fight Club’ on Her ’90s Talk Show

Rosie O’Donnell has finally addressed ruining the ending to Fight Club on her talk show back in October 1999 because she thought the movie was tasteless. The actress turned daytime host saw an early screening of the 20th Century Fox classic thriller and so detested its themes and violence that she proceeded to tell her […]

Rosie O’Donnell Joins Showtime’s ‘American Gigolo’

Rosie O'Donnell is joining Jon Bernthal and Gretchen Mol in Showtime's 'American Gigolo' update.

Daytime TV’s Dark Side: Former ‘TMZ on TV,’ ‘Ellen’ and ‘Rosie’ Employees Detail Abusive Work Culture

Long before DeGeneres' show came under fire, culture problems were rife at several shows produced by Telepictures: "What you had at 'Ellen' are showrunners who came from notoriously toxic environments." 

How I Came Out in Hollywood: A Decade-by-Decade Oral History

LGBTQ icons including Wanda Sykes, Jim Parsons, Rosie O’Donnell, Anderson Cooper and more recall the fears, funny moments and ultimate triumphs of telling the industry (and the world) who they really are: "I was scared to death."

Rosie O’Donnell Says She Visited Michael Cohen in Prison

Rosie O'Donnell on Tuesday told Howard Stern she visited disgraced former attorney Michael Cohen in prison and he apologized for helping President Donald Trump attack her through the years.

Broadway Producers Pledge $1 Million Challenge Match for Coronavirus Emergency Relief

More than 20 industry leaders including Marc Platt, Scott Rudin, Jeffrey Seller and David Stone have banded together to double the impact of an assistance fund set up by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.