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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Amy Poehler’

Amy Schumer Explains Why She Turned Down ‘The Daily Show’

Amy Schumer has confirmed that she was asked to take over for Jon Stewart after he leaves The Daily Show, saying she didn’t feel as if the position was a right fit for the comedian. Amy Schumer was one of the names floating about to take over for Stewart on the popular Comedy Central show. It wasn’t a stretch to …

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Amy Poehler Warns Aspiring Comedians About the Business: ‘It’s Not For the Weak’

Amy Poehler is cautioning up-and-coming comedians about the difficulties and pressures of show business, telling them “it’s not for the weak.” Amy Poehler offered these words of wisdom to aspiring actors at the Upright Citizen Brigade’s Del Close 17th Annual Marathon in New York City on Friday. During the press conference, the Parks and Recreation star entertained attendees with improv …

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Amy Poehler On New Movie: “I’ve Basically Been Paid For Being Happy”

Amy Poehler sat down for an interview recently about her new film Inside Out, and the Parks And Recreation alum says that although she took her job really seriously, she had a blast. Poehler told the Seattle Times that the Pixar film–which has been in the works for several years now–is unlike anything the company has done before, and she …

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Bill Cosby: Still Loved In Canada Despite Being An Accused Rapist

While Bill Cosby wiped out 10 American cities from his tour schedule, the comedian was welcomed with open arms in Canada. The embattled comedian received standing ovations for his shows at Kitchener, London, and Hamilton in Ontario. Late last year, Cosby was hit with multiple rape allegations with several women stepping forward accusing the comedian of taking advantage of them. …

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George Clooney’s Touching Tribute to Wife Amal Clooney at the Golden Globes Puts Men Everywhere to Shame

Women around the world swooned at George Clooney’s remarks for his new bride, Amal Clooney, while accepting his Lifetime Achievement Award at the 72nd Golden Globes ceremony Sunday. “I had a pretty good year myself and I’m not just referring to the fabulous reviews of The Monuments Men,” said Clooney. “It’s a humbling thing when you find someone to love. …

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Emma Watson, a UN Goodwill Ambassador, Named Top Feminist Celebrity of the Year

Emma Watson was named the top feminist celebrity of the year by the Ms. Foundation and Cosmopolitan.com. She was chosen by the public in an online survey. As a UN Goodwill Ambassador, Watson helped found the HeForShe Campaign this year, for which she gave a rousing speech urging men to take up the feminist cause, telling them, “gender equality is …

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Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Are As Hilarious As Ever in Golden Globes Promo

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will once again host the Golden Globes this year. In a new promo for the telecast, the duo claim it could be the same old, run-of-the-mill Fey-Poehler pairing like we see year in and year out. “This is our third time. How are we going to keep it fresh?” Poehler asks in the promo. “Uh, …

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Amy Poehler, Tina Fey Tease What They’ll Wear to 2015 Golden Globes

Amy Poehler and Tina Fey are fast approaching their third gig hosting the Golden Globes. Poehler says it will be the last time the two host the film awards show. Since the show is coming up in just over a month’s time, Poehler and Fey are already teasing fans about what designer duds they’ll don to enhance their hosting abilities. …

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Hulu Orders Amy Poehler-Produced ‘Difficult People’

Hulu announced today that it has given a straight-to-series order for Difficult People, a new Hulu Original series executive produced by Amy Poehler and starring Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner. The description is as follows: Difficult People hails from Julie Klausner (Billy on the Street) who stars alongside Emmy-nominated Billy on the Street host Billy Eichner. As best friends living …

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John Stamos Asked Amy Poehler To Dinner, But She Couldn’t Close The Deal

Comedian Amy Poehler recently dished about her love life to Howard Stern on his radio show, and it included a confession about going on a date with John Stamos. Poehler revealed that Stamos asked her to dinner while they were working on the movie They Came Together, in which she starred with Paul Rudd. “He did a little bit in …

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John Stamos: Amy Poehler Wore A Leslie Knope Shirt On Date With Actor

John Stamos was in the headlines recently for a rumored relationship with his former Full House costar Lori Loughlin, but another actress is coming forward with tales of a date she had with the handsome actor. Amy Poehler told Howard Stern this week that she once went to dinner with Stamos after he asked her, but looking back on it …

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Amy Poehler Comes Clean About Divorce and Drug Use

Although presently living the clean life, actress and comedian Amy Poehler reveals some hard truths about her past in her forthcoming memoir, Yes, Please. “I tried cocaine, which I instantly loved but eventually hated,” Poehler states in a chapter entitled Obligatory Drug Stories. “Cocaine is terrific if you want to hang out with people you don’t know very well and …

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