June 21, 2013 |
Hoping to make contact with a buyer Academy Award-winning actress Jodie Foster has listed a home in Hollywood Hills West for $6.399 million. The Spanish-style house, built in 1935, features a step-down living room with a cathedral ceiling, a screening room, a study, a courtyard swimming pool, five bedrooms, six bathrooms and 6,060 square feet of living space. Foster, 50, gained recognition for her starring role in "Taxi Driver" (1978) at age 13. She won Oscars for "The Accused" (1989)
April 12, 2013 |
WASHINGTON - The man who shot Ronald Reagan and three other men in 1981 has been behaving normally when he leaves the mental hospital in Washington, D.C., where he is being treated, according to Secret Service observations in newly released court documents. John Hinckley Jr., 57, shops at Wal-Mart, Target and PetSmart during visits to his mother's home in Williamsburg, Va. One of his first stops is often a Wendy's. At home with his mother, he performs lots of chores, plays guitar and makes art. He shows few of the symptoms that led to the 1982 finding that he was insane, and therefore not guilty of attempted murder and other charges in the assassination attempt.
January 15, 2013
Jodie Foster is hardly the first celebrity to acknowledge that he or she is gay, but she may be the biggest so far and she did it on a big stage - the Golden Globes awards show, which was televised worldwide Sunday night and watched by some 20 million viewers. It may not have been breaking news for a roomful of Hollywood power brokers and stars - or for anyone who follows the entertainment industry closely - but it was no doubt a significant moment for the many moviegoers who generally believe, in the absence of any information to the contrary, that actors' sexual orientations parallel those of the characters they play on screen.
January 14, 2013 |
Jessica Chastain was still reeling Sunday over the fact that Kathryn Bigelow didn't receive an Oscar nomination for the lauded and controversial war film "Zero Dark Thirty. " "I'm very protective of my director," said Chastain, who played the role of Maya in the film. "Kathryn Bigelow is a genius. This feels like an arrow to the heart. " Chastain rushed down the red carpet at the Golden Globes just as attendees were being summoned to their seats, but she still had time to talk about the importance of a film she feels lucky to have made.
January 14, 2013 |
Jodie Foster's spellbinding, 6½ minute speech at the Golden Globes was moving to some, confusing to others, and certainly unforgettable. She referenced her sexuality, her privacy, the road ahead, and her ailing mother. Mel Gibson cheered her on. Her children smiled for the cameras. She gave a shout out to Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. members by name, then said hi to the tables at the back of the room, and even went to sit with them later. Foster, 50, was receiving the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award, for a career spanning more than four decades.
January 14, 2013 |
NeNe Leakes was looking fabulous Sunday on the Golden Globes red carpet. She even popped a twirl -- take that, Kenya! "Girl, this is how you do it," Leakes said, finishing it off with her signature catch phrase, "Bloop!" "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star was assuming her other persona -- that of an actress -- as she walked the carpet alongside Jodie Foster and Connie Britton. Leakes is a cast member in Ryan Murphy's NBC comedy "The New Normal. " Golden Globes 2013 : All nominees | Red Carpet | Winners | Ballot | Show highlights | Quotes | Best & Worst | Full coverage "I'll probably be nominated next year," she (kind of)