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Florence Henderson of Brady Bunch Fame Dead at 82

Beloved TV, Broadway star died surrounded by family and friends

(Newser) - Florence Henderson, the wholesome actress who went from Broadway star to television icon when she became Carol Brady, the ever-cheerful mom residing over the Brady Bunch, has died. She was 82. She died surrounded by family and friends, her manager, Kayla Pressman, said in a statement late Thursday. Millions loved,... More »

Florence Henderson, 80, Dishes on 'Friend With Benefits'

The 'Brady Bunch' star wants us all to know she still enjoys sex

(Newser) - Florence Henderson may be turning 81 next month, but she still enjoys sex. And she's making sure the world knows. In an interview with Closer , the Brady Bunch star revealed, among other things, that she likes "to date younger men"—think 60-something guys—"because they need... More »

Gilligan, Brady Bunch Creator Sherwood Schwartz Dead

He wrote both theme songs, too

(Newser) - Don't even pretend you don't know the words: Sherwood Schwartz, the man who created Gilligan's Island and the Brady Bunch—and wrote both theme songs—is dead at 94, reports the Los Angeles Times . Schwartz already had a successful career as a TV comedy writer when he... More »

Brady Bunch Mom Spills About Old Fling With Mayor

Florence Henderson says one-night stand with John Lindsay gave her crabs

(Newser) - The big revelation from Florence Henderson's upcoming memoir: After a one-night stand with then-mayor of New York City John Lindsay, the Brady Bunch star got crabs. "Guess I learned the hard way that crabs do not discriminate but cross over all socioeconomic strata," Henderson writes, adding that... More »

10 Cringeworthy Celeb TV Ads

Katy Perry's Proactiv gig isn't nearly as bad as some of these

(Newser) - Katy Perry’s 15 minutes aren’t even up, and she’s already shilling for Proactiv. In her honor, Olivia Allin of The Frisky lists the 10 most embarrassing celebrity product endorsements:
  • Serena Williams for Tampax: Her commercial includes the cringeworthy lines, “Well, there is plenty of blood, but
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