–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.

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.

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