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January 13, 2013 | By OIiver Gettell
Here is a transcript of Jodie Foster's acceptance speech in receiving the Cecil B. DeMille award at Sunday night's Golden Globes: "Well, for all of you 'SNL' fans, I'm 50! I'm 50! You know, I need to do that without this dress on, but you know, maybe later at Trader Vic's, boys and girls. What do you say? I'm 50! You know, I was going to bring my walker tonight but it just didn't go with the cleavage. "Robert [Downey Jr.], I want to thank you for everything: for your bat-crazed, rapid-fire brain, the sweet intro.
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April 23, 2014 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Jodie Foster married girlfriend  Alexandra Hedison over the weekend, her rep has confirmed. Word that the Oscar winner, 51, had quietly wed the 44-year-old photographer first came via E! News, with the Associated Press then confirming the news with Foster's rep.  The low-key nature of this "big event" is par for the course for the "Elysium" and "The Silence of the Lambs" actress, who famously, finally, sort-of came out publicly in 2013 in a rather rambling speech delivered when she accepted the Cecille B. DeMille lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes.
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ENTERTAINMENT
January 14, 2013 | By Oliver Gettell
Jodie Foster's winding, emotional acceptance speech upon receiving the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes was one of the show's standout moments. The six-and-a-half-minute oration, in which Foster addressed her sexuality, her privacy, her career and her family, seemed to draw a unanimous reaction at first: one of sheer surprise. After the initial shock subsided, two big questions hung in the air. Had Foster come out as gay? And had she announced her retirement?
BUSINESS
March 26, 2014 | By Lauren Beale
Jodie Foster, the Academy Award-winning actress, has put her home in Hollywood Hills West back on the market for $5.75 million. The Spanish-style villa, built in 1935, features a step-down living room with a cathedral ceiling, a fireplace, French doors and views of Century City. The 6,000 square feet of living space includes a screening room, an office, four bedrooms, four full bathrooms, two half-baths and an attached guest apartment. The master suite has a sauna and a seating area.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 1, 2012 | By Susan King
Actress and director Jodie Foster will receive the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.'s 2013 Cecil B. DeMille Award, the group announced Thursday morning. "Jodie is a multi-talented woman that has achieved immeasurable amounts of success and will continue to do so in her career," HFPA President Aida Takla-O'Reilly said in a statement. The award, named after the legendary producer-director of such classic films as "The Greatest Show on Earth" and "The Ten Commandments," is given annually to "talented individuals who have made an incredible impact on the world of entertainment.
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April 23, 2014 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Jodie Foster married girlfriend  Alexandra Hedison over the weekend, her rep has confirmed. Word that the Oscar winner, 51, had quietly wed the 44-year-old photographer first came via E! News, with the Associated Press then confirming the news with Foster's rep.  The low-key nature of this "big event" is par for the course for the "Elysium" and "The Silence of the Lambs" actress, who famously, finally, sort-of came out publicly in 2013 in a rather rambling speech delivered when she accepted the Cecille B. DeMille lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes.
HOME & GARDEN
April 28, 2011 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Actress Jodie Foster has listed her Beverly Hills compound for sale at $9,975,000, the Multiple Listing Service shows. The main house, with seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms, was built in 1949. Climbing vines and red brick accents give the home an East Coast vibe. Encompassing nearly an acre of land, the compound includes a tennis court, a swimming pool and a guesthouse. Foster, 48, began working in commercials and television as a child. The actress-producer-director won Oscars for her roles in "The Accused" (1988)
BUSINESS
June 13, 2013 | By Lauren Beale
Academy Award-winning actress Jodie Foster has listed her 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. PHOTOS: Grandest pool around? Malibu has it Foster, 50, gained recognition for her starring role in “Taxi Driver” (1978) at age 13. She won Oscars for “The Accused” (1989)
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January 14, 2013 | By John Horn
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.
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July 16, 2012 | By Nardine Saad
Kristen Stewart has come a long way since her "Panic Room" days. Just ask her former costar Jodie Foster, a newcomer to last weekend's Comic-Con International in San Diego. "[Kristen] really should've given me some tips" on dealing with screaming fans, the actress told "Access Hollywood. " Foster was there to promote her own flick, "Elysium," costarring Matt Damon. Foster said Stewart was "absolutely brilliant" in "Snow White and the Huntsman" and was happy to reflect on her former costar, who was only 12 years old when she played Foster's daughter in the 2001 thriller.
BUSINESS
June 21, 2013 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
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)
NATIONAL
April 12, 2013 | By Wes Venteicher, Washington Bureau
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.
OPINION
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.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 14, 2013 | By Amy Kaufman
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.
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January 14, 2013 | By John Horn
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.
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January 14, 2013 | By Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times Film Critic
I will take Jodie Foster's 6 minutes and 40 seconds of unfiltered passion, confusion, confession and love, so much love, over anything else anyone in Hollywood has said in a very, very long time. The occasion was Sunday night's Golden Globes, and as the actress-director gripped the Cecil B. DeMille statuette she'd just been handed for a lifetime of work, she let go of a lifetime of feelings. After years of putting up walls, Foster was real and raw - chanting "I'm 50! I'm 50!" as if that were the shocker.
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January 13, 2013 | By Mark Olsen
Receiving the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award during the Golden Globes telecast is usually a time for some  benignly pleasant remarks. Jodie Foster, however, used the platform Sunday night to publicly address her sexuality and private life. Introduced by Robert Downey Jr., who captured the freewheeling, slightly needling spirit one might more typically expect, Foster declared what "feels like the end of one era and the beginning of something else. " The actor-director seized the moment for an obliquely playful, complex and emotional speech in the middle of an evening otherwise reserved for glitzy Hollywood puffery.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 14, 2013 | By Yvonne Villarreal
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)
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