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Goldie Hawn: Michael Eisner Says Beautiful Women Can’t Be Funny, Hawn Is the Exception

Goldie Hawn and Michael Eisner shared the stage Thursday at the Aspen Ideas Festival on Thursday, and the former Disney CEO said the actress is the “exception to the rule” that beautiful and funny is not the norm in Hollywood. “From my position, the hardest artist to find is a beautiful, funny woman,” Eisner said to Goldie Hawn. “By far. …

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Lucille Ball Fans Demand ‘Ugly’ and ‘Deranged’ Statue Be Removed in the Legendary Star’s Hometown

Lucille Ball fans are demanding that an “ugly” statue of the legendary comedian be removed from a park in the I Love Lucy star’s hometown. Granted, the life-size bronze statue in Celoron, New York, does look more like Conway Twitty, the snake from “Beetlejuice” and actor Steve Buscemi, as fans claim, than Lucille Ball. The mayor of Celoron, Scott Schrecengost, …

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Hollywood Remembers ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’ Actor Taylor Negron

Hollywood is remembering Taylor Negron, 57, who died Saturday after a long battle with cancer and is known for his role as the Pizza Guy in 1982’s Fast Times at Ridgemont High. “I want to inform you that my cousin Taylor Negron just passed away. His mother, his brother Alex and my brother Rene and his wife Julie were all …

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Kathy Bates Likens Melissa McCarthy to Lucille Ball

Kathy Bates has been around the Hollywood scene for some time and has seen actresses come and go. But she sees something very different and unique about her Tammy co-star Melissa McCarthy. The well-respected actress had some very flattering things to say about McCarthy, even comparing the Bridesmaids star to comedic genius Lucille Ball. The Oscar-winning actress recently told Tim …

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Alicia Silverstone Reminisces at ‘Clueless’ Reunion

There was a Clueless reunion Tuesday and it was, like, totally awesome. Alicia Silverstone, 37, and her Clueless costars, Stacey Dash and Elisa Donovan, were reunited Tuesday, May 6, at the Nokia Theater for an L.A. Film Festival screening of the 1995 hit comedy that defined a generation and coined expressions like “as if” and “my bad.” Joined by creator/director …

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Jerry Lewis Makes Attempt To Clarify Comments

Jerry Lewis had some serious backpedaling to do after his comments a few years ago, and in his attempt, did graciously tip his hat to classic comediennes Carol Burnett and Lucille Ball, according to AP. The offensive comment that he made went something like he thought women were funny, but not when crude. I could agree, but some who are …

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Jerry Lewis Praises Lucille Ball and Carol Burnett

Jerry Lewis was full of praise Saturday for fellow comedians Lucille Ball and Carol Burnett while having prints of his hands and feet immortalized in the cement outside the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood. Lewis, 88, hasn’t always been a big proponent of female comedians. In fact, there was a time when Lewis said he didn’t like female comedians at …

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Jerry Lewis Doesn’t Find Crude Women Funny

Jerry Lewis isn’t impressed by female comics who cross the line into vulgarity. He simply doesn’t find them funny. The 88-year-old comedian and actor was once criticized for expressing what many believed was his distaste for female comics altogether. He clarified his comments, however, on Saturday when he was honored following the placing of his hands and feet in cement …

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Jerry Lewis Honored, Said Women Are Funny

Jerry Lewis was immortalized in hand and foot prints at famed TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on Saturday, and said that women are funny, but not when they are crude. The 88-year-old entertainer was criticized for expressing his distaste for female comedians a few years ago, but delivered clarifying comments on the matter after leaving his prints in cement …

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Lucie Arnaz Remembers Christmas With Ricky & Lucy

The I Love Lucy show is such a familiar favorite that it runs on many different channels at all times of the year. It originally aired in 1951 through 1959 on CBS and it was one of the most watched shows on television. It can still be viewed today via reruns. I Love Lucy is an American television comedy sitcom …

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Lucie Arnaz Remembers Mom ‘Lucy’ During the Holidays

Lucille Ball’s comedic genius portrayed in the timeless classic I Love Lucy still garners an audience today. In honor of the holidays, a special colorized episode is being released on CBS. Christmas was a special time enjoyed by Lucille Ball in private as well. Ball’s daughter, 62-year-old Lucie Arnaz, recently spoke about her childhood family memories surrounding the holiday season. …

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Shirley Mitchell, From “I Love Lucy” Dies At 94

Shirley Mitchell died yesterday at the age of 94. She was most well-known to audiences as Marion Strong, the funny friend of Lucy Ricardo’s on the hit television show, I Love Lucy. She is believed to be the last surviving member of the cast, and the television world lost another star yesterday. Mitchell’s sister-in-law, Nancy Olson, was the one who …

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