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.
–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.
Thursday, July 5, 2012
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.
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Monday, July 2, 2012
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!
Posted by Hollywood Nepotism at 5:56 PM