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Memoir: Kirk Douglas
Assaulted Teen Natalie Wood
Nov 4, 2021 11:55 AM CDT
Memoir: Kirk Douglas Assaulted Teen Natalie Wood
Wood's younger sister writes that an old Hollywood rumor is true
- When Kirk Douglas died last year , the name Natalie Wood began trending on Twitter, notes the AP . The reason? An ugly Hollywood rumor. Now, however, a new memoir by Wood's younger sister asserts that the rumor was, in fact, true: Douglas sexually assaulted Wood when he was in his...
Michael Douglas: Stepmom
'Brought Out the Best' in Us
Apr 30, 2021 7:03 AM CDT
Michael Douglas: Stepmom 'Brought Out the Best' in Us
Kirk Douglas' widow, Anne Douglas, dies at 102
- Anne Douglas, the widow of Kirk Douglas and stepmother of Michael Douglas, died Thursday in California. She was 102. Douglas died at her home in Beverly Hills, according to an obituary provided by spokeswoman Marcia Newberger. No cause of death was given, per the AP . Kirk Douglas, the Hollywood legend...
Kirk Douglas Left Fortune
to Charity, Not Son: Report
Feb 24, 2020 6:43 AM CST
Kirk Douglas Left Fortune to Charity, Not Son: Report
But Michael Douglas already has $300M
- Late Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas reportedly left almost all of his $80 million fortune to charity instead of to his much wealthier movie star son. Page Six reports that Douglas, who died earlier this month at the impressive age of 103, left the bulk of his estate to the Douglas...
How a Helicopter
Feb 6, 2020 10:45 AM CST
How a Helicopter Crash Changed Kirk Douglas
'From this day forward I would be asking ... Why was I alive?'
- Not even two weeks after a helicopter crash killed an NBA legend , news outlets are revisiting a 1991 helicopter crash that nearly killed a legendary actor. Kirk Douglas, who died Wednesday at age 103, said his life was forever changed when the helicopter he was traveling in collided with an...
Kirk Douglas Has Left Us
Feb 5, 2020 6:15 PM CST
Kirk Douglas Has Left Us
The Hollywood star died Wednesday at 103
- A man who might have been the biggest male movie star since World War II died on Wednesday. His name was Kirk Douglas. "It is with tremendous sadness that my brothers and I announce that Kirk Douglas left us today at the age of 103," his son Michael...
Kirk Douglas Finally Gets
Some Vodka (Also Turns 100)
Dec 10, 2016 4:09 PM CST
Kirk Douglas Finally Gets Some Vodka (Also Turns 100)
Happy birthday to the Hollywood legend
- Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas celebrated his 100th birthday on Friday,
reports. More importantly, he finally got a nip of vodka. According to
, the party at the Beverly Hills Hotel was attended by Douglas' wife Anne, his son Michael (who, he joked, organized the party because "he...
Runs Obit for
Dec 1, 2014 10:58 AM CST
Goofs, Runs Obit for Kirk Douglas
He 'died TK TK TK'
- News of Kirk Douglas' death has been more than a little premature:
magazine appears to have accidentally posted the actor's obituary, reports the BBC , in the latest casualty of the pre-written obit. The post with the headline "DO NOT PUB Kirk Douglas Dies" was dated Sept. 29,...
Apr 20, 2013 8:28 PM CDT
27 Celebs' Real Names
Does Vincent Damon Furnier sound like a rocker's name?
- Alice Cooper wasn't actually born with his female-sounding name; his parents dubbed him Vincent Damon Furnier. Radar lists the real names of 26 more stars:
: Carlos Ray
: Gordon Sumner
: Issur Danielovitch
: Alicia Christian Foster
: Terry Jean Bollette
F-Bombs and Other
Big Oscar Moments
Feb 28, 2011 7:42 AM CST
F-Bombs and Other Big Oscar Moments
Melissa Leo's faux pas is sure to be watercooler fodder
- Worst Academy Awards ever? E! thinks so, calling it “clunky, amateurish, and pretty much lacking in actual entertainment value for those of us not picking up awards," and
suggests that the obituary reel "should include a mention of this show." Some of the highlights—...
Take Pity on
his celeb pals beg
Apr 8, 2010 10:50 AM CDT
Take Pity on Meth-Dealing Cameron Douglas
Hollywood life brought 'isolation and loneliness'
- There are some downsides to being a celebrity’s son (apparently, it can lead you into drug dealing), but it has its upsides—like all the famous friends who will support you when you’re due to be sentenced for said drug dealing. Cameron Douglas’ famous father, grandfather, and stepmom—...
I Put Career Before Son
Mar 1, 2010 10:56 AM CST
Michael Douglas: I Put Career Before Son
Now, he's trying to end destructive father-son cycle
- Michael Douglas’ family has a history of difficult father-son relationships, but as son Cameron faces 10 years behind bars on drug charges, Douglas talks with
about second chances—with his own father, with Cameron, and with his youngest children. “My priorities were very similar” to father Kirk’...
Jon Leibowitz, Stop Hiding
Your Real Name
Jul 24, 2009 12:44 PM CDT
Jon Leibowitz, Stop Hiding Your Real Name
Daily Show host Stewart a proud Jew ... just not proud enough
- Michael Jackson’s transformation from black to white makes Ron Rosenbaum of Slate think of Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz—the guy you may know as Jon Stewart. Just as Jackson was probably responding to racism that’s now much less prevalent, the
host’s stage name “is just...
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