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Utah Affiliate Axes Gay-Themed NBC Sitcom

Mormon-owned station's move 'blatantly homophobic': Ellen Barkin

(Newser) - A Mormon Church-owned NBC affiliate won't be airing the network's new show about a gay couple because it's "excessively rude and crude," Gawker reports. The New Normal, which tells the story of the couple having a child through a surrogate, "feels inappropriate on several... More »

Tony Awards Snub Hollywood

Daniel Radcliffe, other big names miss out on nominations

(Newser) - Last year's Tony Awards saw a plethora of Hollywood winners— to the annoyance of some —but this year looks to be a different story. Quite a few big names were skipped over when nominations were announced today, most notably former frontrunner Daniel Radcliffe for How to Succeed in ... More »

Biggest Divorces of the Decade

From Brad and Jen to Madonna and Guy, these made headlines

(Newser) - For better or for worse, this decade will always be remembered as the one in which that homewrecker Angelina Jolie broke up Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston’s marriage. The Daily Beast comments on that, and nine other high-profile divorces of the '00s. More »

Barkin May Get Revenge on Ex Via New Show

Actress creates series based on her life and divorce

(Newser) - Ellen Barkin is producing and starring in an HBO pilot about a hot woman in her 50s "famous for her high-profile marriage, who divorces, and re-enters the singles market," the New York Post reports. Sound familiar? In 2006, Barkin's husband, billionaire Ron Perelman, surprised her with divorce papers... More »

Celeb Kids Raise Indie Bands' Profiles

Sarandon-Robbins, Byrne-Barkin offspring take the stage

(Newser) - The indie music scene abounds with newcomers, but few have the A-list relations the Ellis Unit does. The group includes the 18-year-old son of Gabriel Byrne and Ellen Barkin and Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner's 17-year-old son. Gus Wenner has jammed with Bob Dylan, and his connections have landed his... More »

Barkin Sues Ex for More Millions

Claims Perelman owes her film company

(Newser) - Ellen Barkin is $40 million richer after last year’s divorce from billionaire Ron Perelman, but now she says the Revlon mogul owes her production company $3.4 million. Barkin is suing her ex for the funding, promised in a contract—but Perelman has no intention of paying up, the... More »

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