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Lorna Luft Performs Mum's Over The Rainbow Anthem For The First Time As Orlando Tribute

Luft sang Over the Rainbow at Feinstein's/54 Below, revealing she had never performed the song before. "It's not because it was too hard for me emotionally," she told the audience, "but because...

Judy Garland To Tour As A Hologram

Hologram USA, the team behind the digital recreation of Whitney Houston, is joining forces with Garland's son Joey Luft for a 360-degree virtual reality concert, which is set to debut in 2017....

Judy Garland's Wizard Of Oz Dress Sells At Auction For $1.56 Million

The blue and white gingham dress went under the hammer in New York on Monday (23Nov15), at the Bonham's and Turner Classic Movies Hollywood memorabilia auction. Featuring Garland's sweat stains around the...

Liza Minnelli Slams Marijuana Claims

Earlier this week (beg16Nov15), actor Leslie Odom, Jr. alleged Liza had been to see him as he performed in play Hamilton in New York City, while chatting to talk show host Seth Meyers....

Liza Minnelli Unfazed By Agent's Memoir

In June (15), Stevie Phillips released Judy & Liza & Robert & Freddie & David & Sue & Me in which she wrote about the drug abuse suffered by the star's late mother...

Judy Garland's Wizard Of Oz Dress Up For Auction

The dress is one of 10 versions of the costume worn by Garland's character Dorothy in the 1939 musical movie, but most of the outfits were recycled by staff at the MGM studio...

Judy Garland Fan Offers $1 Million Reward For Return Of Stolen Ruby Slippers

The shoes, one of four pairs used for the 1939 movie classic, were stolen from a glass case at the Judy Garland Museum in her hometown of Grand Rapids, Minnesota in 2005 and...

$1 Million Reward Offered For The Return Of Judy Garland's Stolen Ruby Slippers From 'The Wizard Of Oz'

An anonymous donor has offered a generous $1 million reward for ‘credible information’ which will help recover the the pair of Judy Garland’s red sequinned, ruby slippers which were stolen from a museum in her...

Divers Search For Judy Garland's Stolen Ruby Slippers

The shoes were stolen from a glass case at the museum in 2005 and bosses have been trying to track down the priceless memorabilia ever since. Longrunning rumours suggest the sparkly slippers,...

Actor/singer Jim Bailey Dies At 77

The performer passed away from complications of pneumonia on Saturday (30May15) in Los Angeles, according to the New York Times. Bailey was best known for performing in drag as several celebrities,...

Sam Smith Hasn't 'Spoken A Word In Three Days'

Sam Smith hasn't ''spoken a word in three days''.The 22-year-old singer - who will celebrate his birthday later this month - has reassured fans he is determined to make a full recovery after cancelling a...

Bradley Cooper To Direct A Star Is Born Remake

Bradley Cooper is set to make his directorial debut on a remake of 'A Star is Born'.The 40-year-old actor is in line to step behind the camera for the first time to re-imagine the story...

Liza Minnelli Doing 'Very Well' In Rehab

Liza Minnelli is doing ''very well'' in rehab.The 69-year-old actress has been seeking treatment for substance abuse and reportedly ''can't wait'' to get back to work.A source said: ''Liza is doing very well in rehab...

5 Things You Need To Know About Liza Minnelli

Liza Minnelli has recently been admitted into rehab so she can get help with substance abuse problems. The 69-year-old reportedly checked herself in early this week and is already showing signs of "excellent progress". Just...

Liza Minnelli Checks Into Rehab

Liza Minnelli has checked into rehab.The 69-year-old actress has been seeking treatment at an undisclosed medical centre for substance abuse for the past week, but it is thought she'll be released soon following her progress.Her...

Judy Garland's Daughter To Appear In New Tribute Show

Judy Garland's singer/actress daughter Lorna Luft is to pay homage to her late mother in a new theatre show based on the movie icon's life.Judy - The Life and Music of a Hollywood Legend will...

Coco Chanel Was 'Unquestionably' Private

Coco Chanel was ''unquestionably'' private.Canadian-born photographer, Douglas Kirkland, was invited to the designer's Parisian home for three weeks in 1962 to take photos for the picture magazine 'Look', and has reminisced about the enigmatic character,...

Sam Smith 'Hates' Christmas Songs

Sam Smith hates Christmas songs.The 22-year-old singer has admitted he isn't a fan of festive tunes despite recording his own version of a traditional holiday tune.Sounding not too dissimilar to the Grinch - the Dr....

Liza Minnelli Breaks Back After Accident With Dogs

Liza Minnelli has broken her back after an accident with her dogs.The Oscar winner was at home with her pets when one of the canines excitedly jumped at the star causing her to fall and...

William Shatner And Stars Pay Tribute To Mickey Rooney

William Shatner and Carol Channing are among the stars who have paid tribute to Hollywood actor Mickey Rooney who died yesterday (06.04.14).The veteran actor, whose career spanned over nine decades, passed away aged 93 due...

Mickey Rooney Has Died

Mickey Rooney has died.The veteran actor - who began his career when he was just 18 months old - passed away yesterday (06.04.14) aged 93 from natural causes following a lengthy period of ill health,...

Anne Hathaway: 'Judy Garland Project Is Not Cancelled'

Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway has dismissed rumours suggesting her long-awaited Judy Garland biopic has been shelved indefinitely.The Les Miserables star has been working on a film about the late screen legend since 2009, but the...

Tom Hardy To Play Both Kray Twins In Biopic

Tom Hardy will play both Kray twins in the forthcoming big screen biopic 'Legend'. The 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' actor is in talks to play famed criminals Reggie and Ronnie Kray - who were known...

Wizard Of Oz To Be Celebrated At Oscars

The Oscars will celebrate the 75th anniversary of 'Wizard Of Oz'.The iconic musical adventure film starring the late Judy Garland - which received six nominations in 1939 - will be given a special tribute at...

Liza Minnelli Braves Broken Wrist To Perform At Nyc Cancer Benefit

Liza Minnelli bravely ignored the pain of a broken wrist to perform at New York City's famed Birdland jazz club to benefit The Actors Fund's Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative and Tower Cancer Research Foundation's...

Lady Gaga Dresses As Dorothy For Wizard Of Oz-themed Show

Lady Gaga channelled Judy Garland's iconic portrayal of Dorothy in The Wizard Of Oz for a live performance on U.S. Tv on Monday morning (09Sep13).The singer started her performance on Good Morning America by singing...

Fat Joe Begins 4 Month Prison Sentence For Tax Evasion

Rapper Fat Joe has turned himself into Miami Police today (26th August) in order to serve a four month prison sentence. Fat Joe -whose real name is Joseph Cartagena- was sentenced in December for tax...

Margaret Pellegrini, One Of 'Wizard Of Oz' 'Munchkins', Dies Aged 89

Margaret Pellegrini, one of the last remaining Munchkins from The Wizard of Oz, died yesterday (August 7th). She was 89 years old. According to reports the actress died at around 7am after suffering a stroke....

Zooey Deschanel's Oz Obsession

Zooey Deschanel was ''obsessed'' with 'The Wizard of Oz' when she was a child.The singer-and-actress fell in love with the movie when she was just two years old, and spent hours learning the words to...

Hairstylist To The Stars Kenneth Battelle Dies

Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, and Judy Garland's beloved hairstylist has died at the age of 86.Kenneth Battelle passed away at his home in Wappingers Falls, New York on Sunday (12May13), according to the New York...

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