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Kirk Douglas Award For Excellence in Film to Go to Jane Fonda

The Kirk Douglas Award For Excellence in Film is slated to go to Jane Fonda this year. The award is part of the Santa Barbara Film Festival and will be presented to Fonda at a black-tie gala dinner at Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara on Oct. 3. Jane Fonda is an obvious choice for the Kirk Douglas Award. …

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OJ Simpson Series: Selma Blair Cast as Kris Jenner in Upcoming ‘American Crime Story’ Run

An OJ Simpson series is coming to American Crime Story, and actress Selma Blair has been cast in the role of Kris Jenner. Then, of course, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians martriarch was better known as Kris Kardashian. Her husband Robert Kardashian defended OJ Simspon in the murder trial of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron …

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Kelly Preston’s Son, Ben, Makes A Reluctant TV Debut

Kelly Preston and John Travolta paid a visit to David Letterman on The Late Show to say farewell to David and to promote Travolta’s new movie, The Forger. While John Travolta was the main guest, his wife, Kelly Preston, waited backstage with their youngest son, Ben, who is four. Kelly Preston’s presence wasn’t known until John Travolta began to tell …

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John Travolta on Scientology: It’s ‘Not Understood’

John Travolta appeared on Good Morning America on Monday, and the topic, of course, turned to Scientology. He was there to promote his new film, The Purger, but seemed to have quite an agenda regarding his religion, too. “People really need to take time and read a book. You know, that’s my advice. You can read New Slant on Life, …

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John Travolta Defends Scientology After Going Clear Documentary

John Travolta is not jumping on the bash-Scientology bandwagon. When the HBO documentary Going Clear hit, it roped one of the biggest documentary audiences of all time. People came out of the woodwork to express shock at what the documentary represented Scientology as being like. Former Scientologists like Leah Remini spoke up about the documentary, agreeing with its stance. “They …

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Jett Travolta: John Travolta Says He Wouldn’t Have Made It Through His Son’s Death Without “Beautiful” Scientology

Jett Travolta, John Travolta’s son, died in 2009 following a seizure. Without Scientology, John Travolta says he wouldn’t have made it out of that alive. Jett Travolta’s death left John Travolta in pieces. “Oh, my god, I wouldn’t have made it without the church’s assistance,” Travolta said of Jett Travolta’s death. “Honestly.” John Travolta was not only helped through Jett …

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John Travolta, Tom Cruise Targeted In New Scientology Doc

John Travolta and Tom Cruise have been two of the biggest proponents for the Church of Scientology over the years, and now a documentary about the church and the role it plays in the actors’ lives has taken aim at revealing just how influential its leaders are. In HBO’s Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief, former members tell …

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Connie Britton to Play Faye Resnick in O.J. Simpson ‘American Crime Story’ Miniseries

Connie Britton is the latest star to join the cast of American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson. Ryan Murphy, creator of the series, announced the news Monday on Twitter that Connie Britton will play Faye Resnick in the 10-part miniseries, which is based on the book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson by Jeffrey …

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John Travolta Pronounces ‘Idina Menzel’ Correctly on 2015 Oscars Stage

John Travolta got a do-over of sorts at the 2015 Oscars, when he met on stage with Frozen star Idina Menzel–and pronounced her name correctly, Anyone who watched the 2014 Oscars, during which Menzel sang her hit song from Frozen, ‘Let It Go,’ knows John Travolta butchered the pronunciation of her name the first time around. Oscars host Neil Patrick …

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Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees Remembers His Late Brothers Ahead of Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Barry Gibb received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award Saturday on behalf of the Bee Gees, which will air on the Grammy ceremony Sunday, but said it would be a bittersweet moment without his late brothers Robin and Maurice Gibb there to share in the award. “Of course there will [be a void],” Barry Gibb told Entertainment Tonight. “But I always …

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Kris Jenner Channels Inner John Travolta at British National Television Awards

Kris Jenner channeled her inner John Travolta at the British National Television Awards in London this past week. In addition to mispronouncing one of the nominee’s names, a la Travolta at last year’s Academy Awards (when he introduced Frozen star Idina Menzel as Adele Dazeem), she completely missed her cue when preparing to present the multichannel award. The show, held …

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John Travolta to Play Robert Shapiro on ‘American Crime Story’

John Travolta is headed back to TV for the first time in decades. He will soon play the role of Robert Shapiro in American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson . Sarah Paulson, Cuba Gooding Jr., and David Schwimmer help comprise the cast. E! News reports that Travolta will portray O.J. Simpson’s defense attorney from the infamous 1990s trial. …

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