Phylicia Rashad said she was misquoted as saying people should "forget these women" when asked to respond to the recent rape allegations against her Cosby Show co-star Bill Cosby. She gave her first televised interview on the issue on Wednesday and what she had to say to clear up the misquote was not any better. Not…
Oh: actress Phylicia Rashad, Bill Cosby's one-time T.V. wife, has weighed in on the two dozen separate sexual assault allegations against him, telling an entertainment reporter "Forget these women." She implied that Cosby's accusers are all part of an orchestrated smear campaign. Clair Huxtable, what are you doing.
As black women try to shake off tired tropes like the angry black woman, which the New York Times raised from its shallow grave yesterday, let's focus on The Cosby Show's career-driven matriarch that kicked ass at home and at work, Clair Huxtable. The show and the icon that actress Phylicia Rashad brought to life has…
So James Franco deep-throats a pistol in
J.K. Rowling's newest novel,
James Franco and The Cavernous Sexual Ambiguity
the upcoming Harmony Korine film Spring Breakers. Details interviews Franco this month, and its reporter recalls another instance of a Franco onscreen blowjob in his NYU student film The Broken Tower.
OMFG it's here. Eat, Pray, Love premiered last night at NYC's Ziegfeld Theatre. And while I regret to inform you Franco was MIA, there was enough star-power and eye-candy — sartorial or otherwise — to please the most discerning seeker.
- Uh-oh: Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart had a huge fight on the set of Twilight: Eclipse.
NB, kids: "The Olivier Awards are recognised internationally as the highest honour in British theatre and are considered to be the theatre industry equivalent of the BAFTA Awards for television and film." Oh, and there are some really glam clothes!
- Jesus Luz went on a Brazilian TV program, Fantastico, and said of Madonna: "She is my friend, only my friend." Hmm. Wow. Okay. He also said:
- Actress Tara Reid has checked herself into Promises Treatment Center for unspecified reasons. "She checked in herself – it was her decision," says a friend. [People]
Looking for something with more substance after last night's 3+ hour Oscar fest? A new, three-hour adaptation of A Raisin in the Sun — Lorraine Hansberry's 1959 tale of black mobility and racial discrimination in Chicago — premieres tonight on ABC, and the critics are (mostly) crowing. Starring Phylicia Rashad, Audra…
The stars have been frolicking in the snow at the Sundance Film Festival all week, pretending to care about independent cinema and "art" and all those sorts of things. What they need to be focused on, though, is staying warm and wearing something — anything — other than Uggs and puffy jackets. Because frankly, with…