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David Schwimmer: 'Britain Is Ignoring Scale Of Child Abuse'


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In addition to his acting career, the 49-year-old has spent 18 years as the director of The Rape Foundation Board, a body which pioneers treatment for survivors of child sexual abuse.

And he believes that statistics from America show that estimates from a survey conducted by researchers at British charity the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) that one in 20 children have suffered abuse may be grossly underestimating the problem.

"In the States, the figures are very different and I feel are closer to the truth," he tells British breakfast news show Good Morning Britain. "In the States, it's one in four girls and one in six boys."

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Friends Producer: 'We Prepared For Uproar After Lesbian Wedding'


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Carol, the ex-wife of David Schwimmer's character Ross Geller, married her partner Susan in the season two episode back in 1996, and Marta recalled how she, along with the cast and crew, expected a backlash.

At the time the sitcom, which also starred Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Lisa Kudrow and Matt LeBlanc, was averaging more than 30 million viewers each week, and there were growing fears that many would be alienated by the scenes.

"When we did the lesbian wedding episode of Friends, everybody was up in arms," she told The Hollywood Reporter. "(Network) NBC put 104 operators on (the phones) for fear of getting a million phone calls. They got two."

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'Ex On Beach' Star Naomi Hedman Arrives At Nick Cannon's Party

Naomi Hedman, and sister , Friends - 'Ex on Beach' star Naomi Hedman and her sister arrive in a stylish Rolls Royce at Nick Cannon's party in London at Hotel Rafael, battersea, London - London, United Kingdom - Monday 30th May 2016

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Matt Leblanc Finds Another Friend In New Sitcom


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Days after he was named a new co-host of long-running BBC car show Top Gear, the former Friends actor will lead and executive produce a multi-cam series for America's CBS network.

Created by husband-and-wife team Jackie and Jeff Filgo - the writers of That '70s Show, I'm Not Your Friend centres on a contractor (LeBlanc) who discovers that raising kids is more challenging than he thought after his wife goes back to work.

The new sitcom adds to a busy slate for LeBlanc, who is gearing up to film his fifth season of Episodes. He is set to make his Top Gear debut when the revamped series returns in May (16).

Matthew Perry Doesn't Remember Filming Three Seasons Of 'Friends'


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Matthew Perry has opened up about his past struggles with substance abuse, claiming that he has virtually no recollection of about three years of filming ‘Friends’ because of his addiction.

The 46 year old actor was interviewed on Chris Evan’s breakfast show on BBC Radio 2 last Friday (January 22nd), and when he was asked about his favourite and least favourite episodes of the hit show, in which he played the sarcastic Chandler Bing for ten years, he admitted that he had very little memory of some seasons.

Matthew PerryMatthew Perry claims he can't remember seasons 3-6 of 'Friends'

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Friends Co-creators To Be Honoured At Wga Awards


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The duo is set to receive the Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award, the organisation's highest prize which is dedicated to writers who have had an outstanding career in television writing.

"Marta Kauffman and David Crane have quietly and triumphantly created amazing television," WGA West president Howard A. Rodman says in a statement. "They have individually and in partnership raised the bar for smart, funny writing. And then there's Friends, whose cleverness of storytelling, clarity of character development, consistent wisdom and wit made it one of the most memorable television series in history - it inhabited our living rooms for a decade, and will inhabit the culture forever. We salute them for what they have done, and for raising the bar for the rest of us."

Kauffman and Crane, who also created Matt LeBlanc's series Episodes and Netflix show Grace and Frankie, will be feted at the WGA Awards West Coast ceremony in Los Angeles on 13 February (16).

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'Friends' Cast Set For TV Special Reunion


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More than a decade since it went off air, ‘Friends’ is set to get a long-awaited cast reunion, as the stars have announced they will get together for an NBC special in honour of the comedy’s director, James Burrows.

NBC made the exciting announcement on Wednesday (January 13th) at the Television Critics Association’s press tour in Pasadena, California. Burrows, who directed 15 ‘Friends’ episodes as well as a number of other comedy favourites like ‘Taxi’, ‘Cheers’, ‘Frasier’ and ‘Will & Grace’, recently wrapped the 1,000th episode of television he’s filmed in his career.

Lisa KudrowLisa Kudrow will be joining the NBC special

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Friends Cast Reuniting For Tv Special Honouring Director James Burrows


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Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer will appear in a TV special, which will be produced by actor Sean Hayes, who will also reunite the cast of his hit comedy Will and Grace for the tribute.

Burrows directed several episodes of Will and Grace and Friends, as well as Mike and Molly among other shows. He recently took charge of his 1,000th episode of TV.

He previously reunited with Kudrow on her show The Comeback and was honoured by Aniston in 2013.

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Former 'Friends' Star David Schwimmer Set For New Channel 4 Sitcom


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British fans of ‘Friends’ trying to get their heads round the fact that their beloved sitcom ended over 10 years ago will be pleased to hear that David Schwimmer will be returning to Channel 4 for a new comedy series in 2016.

Schwimmer, who played Ross Geller in ten series of ‘Friends’ between 1994 and 2004, will be starring in a six-part series called ‘Morning Has Broken’. Created by Julia Davis, he’ll be playing the part of an American TV producer brought in to rescue a failing British daytime TV show that features Gail Sinclair, a self-styled ‘queen of daytime’ played by Davis herself.

David SchwimmerDavid Schwimmer will be making a return to British TV screens in 'Morning Has Broken'

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Catalina Film Festival Friday Night Gala

Dillion Sisson, Margina Sisson, Gary Sisson , Friends - Catalina Film Festival Friday Night Gala at Avalon Theater - Avalon, California, United States - Friday 25th September 2015

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Kate Hudson Shares Instagram Selfie With Social Media Shy Jennifer Aniston


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It’s rare to see Jennifer Aniston on social media so it came as a surprise when her face popped up on Kate Hudson’s Instagram. Hudson managed to grab a selfie with Aniston on the set of Mother’s Day and shared the picture with her 2.1 million followers. The picture appeared to be on the first day of filming as Hudson marked it ‘Day 1’ so we may see more of Aniston on Hudson’s social media as filming progresses.

Jennifer AnistonJennifer Aniston at the L.A. premiere of She's Funny That Way in August 2015.

Read More: Justin Theroux Explains Marriage To Jennifer Aniston Feels "Different".

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Matt Leblanc And Chris Rock Take Turns As Models At Taylor Swift Concert


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The pop star played the second of five sold-out gigs at the Staples Center, and during her hit Style, she brought out model Sean O'Pry, who starred as her love interest in her Blank Space music video.

After introducing the "number one model in the world" to the stage, Swift said, "Please welcome the number two and number three male models in the world - Chris Rock and Matt LeBlanc!"

Rock and LeBlanc strutted down the long catwalk, waving to fans and dancing as they made their way to the stage in the middle of the arena.

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The Imagine Ball Benefiting Imagine LA - Inside

James Tupper, Anne Heche and Friends - The Imagine Ball presented by John Terzian & Randall Kaplan benefiting Imagine LA - Inside at House Of Blues - West Hollywood, California, United States - Thursday 4th June 2015

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Face Forward Gala Supporting Victims Of Domestic Abuse_Inside

Bonnie Somerville, Family and Friends - Stars attended the 5th Annual Face Forward Gala in support of victims of domestic abuse in Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 13th September 2014

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Graham Norton Leaves Chiltern Firehouse

Graham Norton and Friends - Graham Norton leaves Chiltern Firehouse with two other friends - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 16th July 2014

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