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WATCH: Kerry Washington Was Fired from Two TV Shows for Not Being ‘Hood’ Enough

Things weren’t always so easy for the Scandal star.

Jelani Addams Rosa | June 7, 2016 - 2:20 pm

The Countess Will Sing Our Nation’s Anthem at Super Bowl 50

America’s greatest treasures will soon become one.

Mia Lardiere | February 2, 2016 - 5:54 pm

‘The Hunger Games’ Might Be Getting a Prequel: It Will ‘Live on and on’

May the odds be ever in our favor.

Mia Lardiere | December 8, 2015 - 3:48 pm

Lena Dunham Is Getting a New Show About Feminism

Life post-Girls exists for Lena Dunham.

Mia Lardiere | October 15, 2015 - 6:00 pm

John Stamos Checks into Rehab for Substance Abuse

John Stamos is seeking help for substance abuse one month after his DUI arrest.

Mia Lardiere | July 11, 2015 - 9:44 am

Lena Dunham Being a Kick-Ass Woman Leads Today’s Star Sightings

Girl power? More like Girls power.

Gabrielle Chung | April 24, 2015 - 9:00 pm

Giveaway Alert: Win Variety’s ‘Power of Women’ Luncheon Gift Bag, Valued at Almost $1,000!

Variety’s annual “Power of Women” issue is here and its accompanying luncheon honoring its cover stars is upon us this Friday. To celebrate, we’re giving away the same gift bag that will be given to attendees like Kim Kardashian, Lena Dunham, Whoopi Goldberg, Rachel Weisz, and Glenn Close — so you know there’ll be tons of…

Gabrielle Chung | April 24, 2015 - 11:00 am

Kim Kardashian, Lena Dunham and More Honored in Variety’s ‘Power of Women’ Issue

Variety’s latest issue is dedicated to the “Power of Women,” and honors celebs like Kim Kardashian, Lena Dunham, Glenn Close, Whoopi Goldberg and Rachel Weisz on the cover.

Kaitlyn Laurie | April 22, 2015 - 3:27 pm

Jennifer Lopez, Reese Witherspoon Cover Variety’s Power of Woman Issue

Who runs the world? Girls.

Jennifer Lopez and Reese Witherspoon are just few of ladies who are fronting Variety’s sixth annual Power of Women issue this month. Focusing on each stars who are using their clout to bring attention to worthy causes, the publication also highlights work done by Viola Davis, Jane Fonda, and Universal…

Gabrielle Chung | October 8, 2014 - 9:00 pm

Pre-Emmy’s Fashion: Stars Stun on the ‘Entertainment Weekly’ and ‘Variety’ Red Carpets

The Emmy’s did not disappoint when it came to amazing fashion statements last night… And while I absolutely loved seeing all the red carpets styles, I’ve also been obsessing over all the ensembles that hit the pre-Emmy’s red carpets over the weekend.

Celebs brought their fashion A-game during both Entertainment Weekly’s party as…

Kendall Fisher | August 26, 2014 - 1:45 pm

Claire Danes, Susan Sarandon, and Sarah Jessica Parker Put the ‘Power of Women’ on Display

Strong women have been a force in Hollywood ever since the first curtain rose on a movie however many years ago. Today though, those women come together in support of one another. Oh, and if you’re Susan Sarandon, you rock a suit better than most men in this industry do.

Jason Marshall | April 26, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Giveaway Alert: Win Variety’s ‘Power of Women’ Gift Bag, Valued at More Than $350!

Variety’s Power of Women honors women in entertainment whose passion and commitment have contributed to the progress and success of their chosen causes. This year’s honorees included Nicole Kidman, Amy Pascal, Amy Poehler, Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington.

Now, we’re giving one lucky reader the chance to win the same gift bag given to…

Matt Russoniello | October 11, 2013 - 1:30 pm

‘Modern Family’ Star Ariel Winter on Sofia Vergara and Jesse Tyler Ferguson’s Engagements: ‘They’re Both So Happy’ (VIDEO)

Ariel Winter will have at least two weddings to shop for in the next year or so, thanks to the recent engagements of costars Sofia Vergara and Jesse Tyler Ferguson and their respective partners.

On Friday night, the Modern Family actress spoke out about Vergara’s upcoming wedding to businessman beau Nick Loeb and…

Peggy Truong | September 22, 2012 - 10:13 am