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'Grande Dame of Dish' Dies

Gossip columnist Liz Smith was 94

(Newser) - Liz Smith, the legendary gossip columnist who started dishing up inside info on celebrities when the grandparents of some of today's stars were babies, has died. She was 94. The New York Post , one of nine New York newspapers Smith wrote for in her long career, reports that her... More »

Cattrall to Gossip Journo: Get a Real Job at 'Roybers'

Er, Reuters ... sorry, 'SATC' star was a bit buzzed

(Newser) - Check, check: Kim Cattrall is not a fan of gossip reporters. When approached by one, from the New York Post ’s Page Six, the Sex and the City star opined, “You're a smart girl,” and advised switching to a more “respectable” job. “Why don't you... More »

Showbiz Scribe Army Archerd Dead at 87

Column appeared in Variety for 52 years

(Newser) - Army Archerd, who chronicled Hollywood for 52 years as a columnist for Variety, died today of mesothelioma, the showbiz publication reports. He was 87; the cancer was thought to be related to exposure to asbestos during World War II. He was known for injecting a social consciousness into his reporting,... More »

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