nep·o·tism


[nep-uh-tiz-uhm]
–noun patronage bestowed or favoritism shown on the basis of family relationship, as in business and politics. In the entertainment industry, this is known as Hollywood NepotismTM. Talent not required.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Danny and Rhea's Sad Split

Earlier this month, longtime loves and frequent co-stars Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman announced plans to end their marriage of over 30 years. Did you know that Danny and Rhea have other actors in the family? Click here for more on the DeVito-Perlmans

Friday, October 12, 2012

Brangelina's Baby to Play a Princess

Brad and Angelina's daughter, Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, is only a toddler, but it appears she's already been bitten by the acting bug. Vivienne is set to star opposite her mother in the 2014 retelling of the classic fairytale Sleeping Beauty in Disney's Maleficent. Angelina will play the evil title character. Click here for more on the Jolie-Pitt bunch!

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Sly Stallone's Son Dies

Action star Sylvester Stallone, best-known for playing macho men "Rocky" and "Rambo," is currently mourning the loss of his son, actor/director Sage Stallone. Sage, who appeared with his movie star dad in Rocky V (1990) and Daylight (1996), was found dead in his Los Angeles apartment on July 13, 2012. The cause of death is unknown at this time. He was 36-years-old. For more on Sly and Sage's family ties, click here

Thursday, July 5, 2012

"Katy Perry: Part of Me" Premieres

Pop starlet Katy Perry's documentary Katy Perry: Part of Me premieres today. The movie goes behind the bubbly nature of the "California Gurls" singer to show the grueling rehearsals and her marital woes with Russell Brand. Did you know that Katy is the niece of an Oscar-winning director/producer/screenwriter? Click here to see her Hollywood connection.

Monday, July 2, 2012

Meet Mrs. Eastwood & Company

The new E! reality show Mrs. Eastwood & Company stars legendary actor Clint Eastwood's wife, Dina Eastwood, as she deals with daily life and works as a music manager trying to promote a South African band, Overtone. In addition to glimpses of Clint, the show also features several of Clint's seven children (by five different women), most of whom are aspiring to reach the superstar status of their father. Click here for more on Clint and his (almost) famous family!

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Amy Winehouse's Dad Releases Book

Mitch Winehouse, aspiring singer and father of late singer Amy Winehouse, has released a book about his famous daughter. In the book, titled Amy, My Daughter, Mitch reminisces about memories from Amy's childhood through the tumultuous later years of her tragically short life. The book comes about a year after her death at 27, and Mitch's debut album release. Click here for more on the father-daughter duo. 

Charlie Sheen's First Dose of "Anger Management" Tonight!

Former Two and a Half Men star Charlie Sheen, son of actor Martin Sheen and brother of actor Emilio Estevez, is no stranger to catching flack for his on-set antics and public displays of aggravation. Starting tonight on FX, the disgruntled former employee is turning over a new leaf, starring on Anger Management, in which he plays a disgruntled former ballplayer-turned-anger management therapist. Will you be tuning in for Sheen's comedic words of widsom? Click here for more on this family of actors. 

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Screenwriter Nora Ephron Loses Leukemia Battle

Screenwriter Nora Ephron, famous for romantic comedies like Sleepless in Seattle and You've Got Mail, passed away on June 26 after a brave battle with Leukemia. Nora's three sisters are also well-known names in showbiz, as well as her screenwriter parents, who worked on a number of award-winning movies from the 1940s-1960s. Want to know more? Click here for more on Nora's famous family.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Arthur Godfrey's Granddaughter No Longer a "Housewife"

[Photo Credit: BravoTv.com]
Legendary TV and radio entertainer Arthur Godfrey's granddaughter, Mary Schmidt Amons, starred on Bravo's "The Real Housewives of D.C." for the show's one and only season. With the recent announcement of plans to divorce her husband, Rich Amons, after 26 years of marriage and five children, it appears she will no longer be a "wife" at all. Click here for more!

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Spoofin' Starlets


Known for her wide-eyed quirkiness, New Girl star Zooey Deschanel (sister of Bones star Emily Deschanel) recently got laughs as the host of Saturday Night Live. In one particular skit, Zooey teamed up with second-generation SNL cast member Abby Elliott. Zooey did an impressive impersonation of one of the Olsen twins, while Abby did a dead-on impression of Zooey. To see the skit, click here.


 
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