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Kathy Bates Never Goes Shopping For Holiday Presents

The Misery actress is currently starring in the Bad Santa sequel but it certainly hasn't put her in the festive spirit.Kathy has revealed she is done with Christmas shopping so in recent years, her friends...

Billy Bob Thornton Felt 'Really Good' Making Bad Santa 2

Billy Bob Thornton says it was ''really good'' to reprise his role in 'Bad Santa 2'.The 61-year-old actor stars as Willie - the titular bad Santa - in the recently released sequel to the 2003...

Bad Santa 2'S Original Casting Plan

Robert Duvall was originally cast in 'Bad Santa 2' before Kathy Bates.The 68-year-old actress stars in the sequel to the popular Christmas comedy movie as the mother of the main character, Willie - played by...

Kathy Bates Left Red-faced After Sex Toy Elevator Mishap

The 68-year-old actress was appearing on Late Night with Seth Meyers on Wednesday night (16Nov16) to promote her upcoming film Bad Santa 2, in which she plays the mother of Billy Bob Thornton's outrageous Santa....

Kathy Bates Struggled With Theatre Role After Dad's Suicide Attempt

The Misery star originated the role of Jessie in the 1983 Marsha Norman play, about a woman planning to take her own life, and never imagined it would impact her so much....

Kathy Bates Was Not Prepared For Freezing Bad Santa 2 Shoot

The actors play mother and son in the upcoming Bad Santa sequel, and although Kathy jumped at the chance to get involved in the festive film, she was not prepared for the big...

Kathy Bates To Play Joan Blondell In Feud

Ryan Murphy's new project will chronicle Joan Crawford and Bette Davis' classic rivalry on the set of What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Lange and Sarandon will take on the movie icons, while...

Chapter Three Of 'American Horror Story: Roanoke' Explains The Story Behind The Haunting (Spoilers)

The third episode of 'American Horror Story: Roanoke' has arrived and we finally learn the story behind the violent haunting of Shelby and Matt's North Carolina farmhouse. However, little Flora is still missing and things...

Kathy Bates Honoured With Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

The Oscar-winning actress was joined by Shirley MACLaine and Billy Bob Thornton as she had her star unveiled on Tuesday (20Sep16) outside the former Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Bates, who...

Kathy Bates Set For Hollywood Walk Of Fame Honour

Shirley MACLaine will be among the celebrity guests saluting the Misery actress when she unveils her plaque on Hollywood Boulevard in front of the fabled Chinese Theatre on 20 September (16). News...

Adele Is Set To Head To Hollywood For A Film

Adele is set to star in a Hollywood movie alongside Kit Harington and Natalie Portman.The 'When We Were Young' hitmaker will reportedly have a small role in 'The Death and Life of John F Donovan',...

Chuck Lorre's New Sitcom 'Disjointed' Coming To Netflix, With Kathy Bates As Its Star

Following massive successes with the likes of ‘The Big Bang Theory’ and ‘Two and a Half Men’, writer Chuck Lorre’s new sitcom ‘Disjointed’ has found a home on Netflix for its debut season, and has...

Kathy Bates Joins Bad Santa Sequel

The 67-year-old actress will portray the mother of leading man Billy Bob Thornton's Bad Santa character, Willie. Kathy is joining Tony Cox and Brett Kelly, who are also returning for the ensemble....

Hi Mommy! 'American Horror Story' Plays Host To A Chilling Family Reunion [Spoilers]

'American Horror Story' has returned with yet more blood and supernatural horrors than ever before with 'Season 5: Hotel'. If you thought 'Freak Show' was as bizarre as it could go, you'd be wrong. And...

Kathy Bates Was Miserable On Misery Set

In a 25th anniversary reunion with co-star James Caan for Entertainment Weekly magazine, the star reveals she was injured on day one after twisting her ankle falling down the steps of her trailer,...

Kathy Bates Praises Positive Doctor

Kathy Bates' doctor helped her to turn her breast cancer diagnosis into something positive.The 'American Horror Story' actress, who underwent a double mastectomy three years ago, was angry when she developed lymphedema - a build-up...

Lady Gaga: American Horror Story Is My Personal Heaven

Lady Gaga felt as though she had ''died and gone to her personal heaven'' after her first day filming on 'American Horror Story: Hotel'.The pop superstar stepped on set for her first scenes in the...

Bradley Cooper And Quentin Tarantino For Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Bradley Cooper, Michael Keaton and Quentin Tarantino will get stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year.The stars are among a string of famous faces who have been announced as recipients of the accolade,...

American Horror Story's Dandy On Why Lady Gaga Is The Perfect Cast Addition

The man who played psychopath Dandy in the fourth series of 'American Horror Story' has given his thoughts on Lady Gaga's guest appearance in this year's chapter of the blood-spattered anthology.Finn Wittrock's portrayal of Dandy...

Evan Peters Returning To 'American Horror Story' For Upcoming Season, 'Ahs: Hotel'

Evan Peters is returning to American Horror Story: Hotel. The series' creator, Ryan Murphy, announced the news on Twitter on Friday (24th April). "This season, Evan Peters will be waiting for you in Room 64....

Kathy Bates Is Returning To 'American Horror Story'

The confirmed cast for the next series of 'American Horror Story' just keeps getting better, with co-creator Ryan Murphy announcing that fan favourite Kathy Bates will be returning to the show.Kathy Bates is making a...

Kathy Bates And Melissa Mccarthy Reteam For New Comedy

Tammy co-stars Kathy Bates and Melissa Mccarthy are reteaming for a new comedy about an ex-convict attempting to revamp her image.The Bridesmaids actress will play the titular Michelle Darnell in the film and Bates her...

Kathy Bates Still Struggling With Lymphedema

Kathy Bates has to undergo physiotherapy once a month due to an ongoing struggle with a painful condition stemming from her battle with cancer.The Misery actress has battled both ovarian and breast cancer, and she...

Stars Show Support For Charlie Hebdo On Golden Globes Red Carpet

This week has been a rough time to live on Earth in general, but the raw wound is still the horrific attack that took place in Paris. Even the stars walking the Golden Globes red...

Helen Mirren Pays Je Suis Charlie Tribute At Golden Globes

Dame Helen Mirren, George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin were among the Gold Globes stars who showed their support for Charlie Hebdo follow the recent Paris terrorist attacks. The 69-year-old actress held up a 'Je Suis...

Kathy Bates & Angela Bassett Judge Drag Queen Contest

Kathy Bates and Angela Bassett prepared for Halloween by judging a Tv drag queen contest on Thursday night (30Oct14).The American Horror Story co-stars were guests on raucous chat show Watch What Happens Live when three...

Nerves Nixed Kathy Bates' Plan To Dedicate Emmys Win To Robin Williams

Veteran actress Kathy Bates had second thoughts about dedicating her Primetime Emmy Awards win on Monday (25Aug14) to late comedian Robin Williams after suffering an attack of the nerves.The Misery star wasn't close to Williams,...

Jyoti Amge, Aka The World's Smallest Woman, Added To 'American Horror Story' Cast

Jyoti Amge, who became known as “the world’s smallest woman” has been cast in the fourth season of American Horror Story, which bears the somewhat questionable subtitle Freak Show. Creator and showrunner Ryan Murphy announced...

Ryan Murphy Has A Role Neil Patrick Harris Would "Love" On 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

Could Neil Patrick Harris be heading for American Horror Story's Freak Show? Ryan Murphy certainly seems willing for the How I Met Your Mother actor to join the cast!Neil Patrick Harris is a huge fan...

Melissa Mccarthy Shines In First Indie Project, "Tammy"

Melissa McCarthy’s star has risen rather rapidly over 2013 and 2014, with the world finally catching on to the comedienne’s brilliance. Now, despite a whole load of stupid that she has to deal with on...

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