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Biden Campaign Shows Up Outside Trump Trial

After De Niro spoke, Trump staffers slammed him as a 'washed-up actor'

(Newser) - President Biden's campaign showed up outside Donald Trump's New York City criminal hush-money trial Tuesday with actor Robert De Niro and a pair of former police officers in an effort to refocus the presidential race on the former president's role in the Capitol attack. It was a...

Biggest Oscar Snubs of the Year
Biggest Oscar
Snubs of the Year

Biggest Oscar Snubs of the Year

'Barbie' director Greta Gerwig and star Margot Robbie are shut out

(Newser) - It's that time of year when actors and moviemakers huddle around screens for the reading of the Oscar nominations , shedding tears of joy and disappointment. For those who worked on Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer, which nabbed the most nominations for the 96th Academy Awards at 13, it was surely...

Awards Season Kicks Off With De Niro Going Off-Script

He claims his speech was edited without his permission at Gotham Awards

(Newser) - Celine Song's wistful romance Past Lives earned top honors at the Gotham Awards on Monday evening at an award-season kickoff where the night's biggest drama came in a political speech by Robert De Niro that the actor claimed had been edited without his permission, the AP reports. Past ...

Jury Sides With Ex-Assistant in Lawsuit Against De Niro

Actor's company is ordered to pay $1.2M

(Newser) - A jury awarded more than $1.2 million to Robert De Niro's former personal assistant on Thursday, finding that a company he formed to look after his personal needs was liable for gender discrimination and retaliation after Graham Chase Robinson accused the actor of subjecting her to a toxic...

De Niro Shouts 'Shame on You!' While Testifying

Actor got angry during trial to resolve dueling lawsuits between him and his ex-assistant

(Newser) - Frustrated in court amid a civil trial to resolve dueling lawsuits between him and his former employee, Robert De Niro shouted at her Tuesday before quickly glancing at the judge and apologizing. The actor sued Graham Chase Robinson in 2019 after she resigned, and she quickly sued him right back...

What Critics Are Saying About Martin Scorsese's Latest
DiCaprio Is the Star,
but She Is a 'Revelation'
movie review

DiCaprio Is the Star, but She Is a 'Revelation'

Martin Scorsese's latest is getting strong reviews, as is Lily Gladstone

(Newser) - One of the most highly anticipated movies in a while is out, and Killers of the Flower Moon was apparently worth the wait. Director Martin Scorsese reunites with Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro to tell the story of the 1920s murders of members of the Osage Nation in Oklahoma....

De Niro May Be Resurrecting Classic Line for Commercial
De Niro:
No, I'm Not
Travis Bickle


De Niro: No, I'm Not Resurrecting Travis Bickle

Spokesperson denies report he brought 'Taxi Driver' role back to life for an Uber ad

(Newser) - Film buffs might be able to exhale. A spokesperson for Robert De Niro denies a report that he resurrected his classic Travis Bickle character from Taxi Driver for an Uber commercial. The actor did make a spot for the ride-share company, but it has nothing to do with Bickle, who...

Cops: De Niro Grandson Got Drugs From 'Percocet Princess'

Sofia Haley Marks, 20, arrested during sting operation in NYC: reports

(Newser) - A 20-year-old woman dubbed the "Percocet Princess" has been arrested in connection with the suspected overdose death of Robert De Niro's grandson. Sofia Haley Marks, who allegedly sold drugs to 19-year-old Leandro De Niro-Rodriguez before he was found dead in New York City, was arrested around 6pm Thursday...

De Niro Grandson Dies at 19
De Niro's Daughter:
Fentanyl Killed My Son

De Niro's Daughter: Fentanyl Killed My Son

'Someone sold him fentanyl laced pills that they knew were laced yet still sold them to him'

(Newser) - Robert De Niro's eldest daughter says her son was killed by pills laced with fentanyl. In a comment on an Instagram post , Drena De Niro blamed drug dealers for the death of 19-year-old Leandro De Niro-Rodriguez, NBC reports. "Someone sold him fentanyl laced pills that they knew were...

Robert De Niro Now Has Children 50 Years Apart
De Niro Shares Photo,
Name of Baby No. 7

De Niro Shares Photo, Name of Baby No. 7

Gia Virginia Chen-De Niro is his child with partner Tiffany Chen

(Newser) - Robert De Niro revealed earlier this week that he had become a father again at age 79. On Thursday, CBS Mornings displayed a photo of baby No. 7, who is named Gia Virginia Chen-De Niro. De Niro had the child with partner Tiffany Chen, a martial arts instructor who met...

Under the Tree at De Niro's, Police Say, Was a Thief

Officers report catching burglar bagging up the gifts

(Newser) - New York City police said they caught a burglar stealing the gifts under Robert De Niro's Christmas tree on Monday. The actor was home at the time but not on the same floor as the thief, CNN reports, and they didn't interact. Police said officers spotted Shanice Aviles...

Lawyer: Pandemic Has Wrecked De Niro's Finances

Actor cut spousal support to $50K a month

(Newser) - The pandemic has hit Robert De Niro's finances so hard that he "is going to be lucky if he makes $7.5 million this year," a Manhattan court heard this week. Caroline Krauss, a lawyer for the 76-year-old actor, said De Niro's earnings had been decimated,...

SAG Awards Include a Pitt-Aniston Moment

Both win, as does 'Parasite'

(Newser) - Parasite has officially infected Hollywood's award season. Bong Joon Ho’s Korean class satire became the first foreign language film to take top honors from the Screen Actors Guild on Sunday, setting itself up as a legitimate best picture contender to the frontrunner 1917 at next month’s Academy...

Welcome Scorsese's 'Haunting Masterpiece'
Welcome Scorsese's
'Haunting Masterpiece'

Welcome Scorsese's 'Haunting Masterpiece'

Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Al Pacino shine in 'The Irishman'

(Newser) - A legendary director joins with a trio of A-list actors in The Irishman , a Netflix film based on a 2004 book in which hitman Frank Sheeran confesses to dozens of killings in his work for the Italian mob—including that of Jimmy Hoffa. Now in theaters and debuting on Netflix...

Robert De Niro's Former Assistant: He Wanted Me to Scratch His Back

She sues actor after he first sues her

(Newser) - Robert De Niro has found himself in a real-life court drama, trading dueling lawsuits with his former assistant after their decade-long working relationship went dreadfully sour. He's accusing her of misappropriating money. She says he subjected her to sexist and harassing comments. Chase Robinson sued the 76-year-old De Niro...

De Niro Unloads on Trump —Even Worse Than Before

The actor surprises a Sunday morning host

(Newser) - Robert De Niro isn't exactly holding a torch for President Trump. Between remarks he made Friday at the premiere of his new movie The Irishman, and what he said Sunday on CNN, the actor is in full anti-Trump mode and ready to toss in a couple of f-bombs. Want...

This Might Be the Weirdest Detail in Any Embezzling Suit

De Niro's company says ex-employee binge-watched 55 episodes of 'Friends'

(Newser) - Robert De Niro's production company is going after a former employee it accuses of embezzling, and the lawsuit spotted by Variety has an odd and entertainment-esque detail. It accuses Chase Robinson of binge-watching an impressive 55 episodes of Friends over a four-day period in January while on the job....

Scorsese Took The Irishman to Netflix. That's a Big Deal
Why The Irishman Trailer
Release Is a Big Deal

Why The Irishman Trailer Release Is a Big Deal

The trailer, released Wednesday, paints it as an awards contender—and it's on Netflix

(Newser) - "One of the first trailers for an obvious awards-bait film" this season was just released , writes Ani Bundel at NBC News , but the film—Martin Scorsese's The Irishman—is heading to Netflix. That shouldn't be shocking in 2019, but the fact that "one of the biggest...

De Niro: Mueller's Performance Wouldn't Get Him an Oscar

Because 'calm, confident, and dignified' isn't what the academy honors, he writes

(Newser) - The byline of Robert De Niro's opinion piece for the Washington Post points out the actor received an Emmy nomination for playing Robert Mueller on SNL. So he's perhaps more of an expert than most on a "Mueller performance." And he begins in a tongue-and-cheek fashion,...

SNL Channels Its Inner Queen
SNL Channels Its Inner Queen

SNL Channels Its Inner Queen

Alec Baldwin returns as President Trump, cast is havin' such a good time in Cold Open

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin returned to Saturday Night Live as President Trump, only this time he brought his inner rock star, channeling Queen in a parody of "Don't Stop Me Now." He was joined by Cecily Strong as Melania Trump, Beck Bennett as Mike Pence, Aidy Bryant as Sarah...

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