December 20, 2013 |
ORIGINAL "Charlie's Angel" and longtime Kmart designer Jaclyn Smith spoke to media outside an LA courthouse yesterday. Smith offered her support to actor Ryan O'Neal . The "Paper Moon" actor is engaged in a court battle with the University of Texas at Austin over a portrait Andy Warhol made of O'Neal's late love Farrah Fawcett , who was Smith's dear friend and fellow Angel. O'Neal claims the Warhol belongs to him and Redmond O'Neal , his son with Fawcett. The university says Fawcett willed her entire art collection, including the painting, to the university.
December 5, 2013 |
J-Law kills early and often The New York Film Critics Circle Awards, among the earliest of the big filmic prize season, came out Tuesday. Jennifer Lawrence , natch, won for best supporting actress in American Hustle , her flick with Bradley Cooper . Shape of things to come? And guess what - Hustle won best picture! Other winners: Cate Blanchett for best actress in Woody Allen 's Blue Jasmine ; Robert Redford for best actor in All Is Lost ; Jared Leto for best supporting actor in Dallas Buyers Club ; Fruitvale Station as best first film; and the controversial Blue Is the Warmest Colo r for best foreign film.
July 9, 2009
RE Christine Flowers' op-ed "Touched by an Angel" on the death of Farrah Fawcett: I couldn't agree more. The final days of June brought much tragedy. I feel not only a loss but a subtle betrayal that the death of Michael Jackson overshadowed everything else, especially Farrah's passing. I don't dismiss Jackson's musical ingenuity or his iconic stature, but I agree with Christine that Farrah "had a humanity that, for all his genius and epochal accomplishment, he didn't. " Despite that fact that, at 31, I was just a child at the height of Farrah's stardom, she had a quality that seemed to cross over generations in a much different way than Jackson did. As a young girl in the '70s, I remember my mother (like most women back then)
July 2, 2009 |
Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett's talent was undeniable, but it was their authentic sense of style that made them among the last of a dying breed: the true celebrity fashion icon. Just look at how we've spent the last week remembering their legacies. Seconds after we learned of the Charlie's Angel's demise, Twitter and Facebook came alive with remembrances of the perfectly feathered hair and wonderfully white teeth of the 1970s beauty. The death of the King of Pop has been even more steeped in style.
June 26, 2009 |
FARRAH FAWCETT, whose one season on "Charlie's Angels" more than 30 years ago helped define her for millions, spent decades trying to prove that she was more than a hairstyle and an iconic swimsuit poster. And over and over, from her first Emmy-nominated performance as a battered wife who fought back in "The Burning Bed" to documenting her own nearly three-year fight against the anal cancer that killed her, Fawcett, who died yesterday at St. John's Health Center, in Santa Monica, Calif.
June 26, 2009 |
Actress and incandescent beauty Farrah Fawcett, 62, died yesterday at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif., after a long battle with cancer. Her longtime companion, Ryan O'Neal, and best friend, Alana Stewart, were at her side. "Although this is an extremely difficult time for her family and friends," O'Neal said, "we take comfort in the beautiful times that we shared with Farrah over the years and the knowledge that her life brought joy to so many people around the world.
October 6, 2006 |
Farrah Fawcett, 59, is reportedly battling intestinal cancer. According to the National Enquirer and TV shows Extra and Entertainment Tonight, the Charlie's Angels star has been undergoing radiation treatment and is preparing for surgery to remove a tumor in her lower intestine. "Please respect my privacy at this challenging time," ET says Fawcett's rep asks in a statement. Extra says that "in a bizarre twist," both of Fawcett's Angels costars Kate Jackson and Jaclyn Smith also have battled cancer.
August 19, 1998 |
Yes, Farrah Fawcett trashed her ex-boyfriend's house and took a swing at his car with a baseball bat, but that doesn't mean he was justified in beating her up, a Santa Monica, Calif., jury decided yesterday. Jurors found filmmaker James Orr guilty on one count of misdemeanor battery, stemming from an ugly January scene in which he slammed Fawcett's head to the ground and tried to choked her. Orr, 44, was acquitted of another charge involving an earlier fight. He faces up to a year in jail and a $6,000 fine.
February 6, 1998 |
What happened last week between Farrah Fawcett and filmmaker James Orr still isn't clear, but the duo put out a statement saying: "Two good friends had a misunderstanding [that] has been cleared up. We are still good friends and have moved on with our lives. . . . We are both doing great. " At 4:30 a.m. Jan. 28, L.A. cops were called to Orr's Beverly Hills shelter, where, the Brit tab Daily Mirror reports, Fawcett had beaten on him for "alleged womanizing. " Next week's Globe says that Fawcett, who turned 51 Monday, "burst into" Orr's house swinging a baseball bat. The tab said that it would go with pix showing the house trashed and that it has neighboring security guards saying they saw a woman inside the house "in a wild frenzy.
January 18, 1996 |
Put those scissors down, ladies. Contrary to rumors, Jennifer Aniston of "Friends" isn't getting a totally new hairdo just because all of you decided to imitate her old one like so many sheep getting shorn. "It's a hell of a threat, and it makes good press, but all she is doing is growing it long," "Friends" executive producer Kevin Bright said at an NBC publicity event this week. And that noise you hear is the sound of thousands of women with "Rachel cuts" letting loose a sigh of relief.