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Helena Bonham Carter Praises Protesters

Helena Bonham Carter and Carey Mulligan have praised protesters for disrupting the UK premiere of their new film, 'Suffragette'.The 49-year-old actress and her co-star, 30, were temporarily blocked from the red carpet outside the Odeon...

'Suffragette' Premiere Disrupted By Feminist Protestors

Dozens of feminist protestors have staged a demonstration at the red carpet reception for the movie Suffragette, which held its premiere at Leicester Square in London on Wednesday afternoon.Activists from the feminist group Sisters Uncut,...

Protesters Lie Down On The Red Carpet At Meryl Streep Premiere

The 12 activists, wearing matching black T-shirts and leggings, were voicing their anger over a new U.K government decision to cut funding for domestic violence services. It is not clear whether Streep,...

Editors Defend Meryl Streep's Controversial T-shirt

The Hollywood actress appeared on the front of Time Out London in a top emblazoned with the slogan "I'd rather be a rebel than a slave" to promote her new movie Suffragette....

Meryl Streep Criticised By Activists Over 'Slave' T-shirt

Photographs of the actress and her castmates in tops emblazoned with the legend "I'd rather be a rebel than a slave" appeared in British magazine Time Out London last week (ends04Oct15). The...

U.s. Federal Officials Launch Investigation Into Hollywood Studios

The entertainment industry has come under close scrutiny in recent months, as civil rights activists along with many Hollywood stars, including Patricia Arquette and Meryl Streep, have come out fighting for equal pay...

Meryl Streep's 'Suffragette' T-shirts Provoke Angry Online Backlash

A publicity photo featuring Meryl Streep and her Suffragette co-stars in T-shirts bearing a feminist slogan has sparked a social media backlash.Streep, Anne-Marie Duff, Romola Garai and Carey Mulligan were photographed for the front cover...

Playwright Brian Friel Dies

Friel passed away Friday (02Oct15) after a long illness. Further details about his death were not released as WENN went to press. He is best known for his 1990 play Dancing...

Meryl Streep Regrets Lack Of Time Spent With Friends

Meryl Streep regrets not spending more time with her friends during her illustrious film career. The 66-year-old actress is one of the busiest women in the industry and as a result her relationships with her...

Meryl Streep's Exciting Role

Meryl Streep can't believe she got to play a rock'n' roll musician in her sixties.The 66-year-old Oscar winning actress plays the titular character in 'Ricki and the Flash', a woman who walked out on her...

Meryl Streep 'Lucky' To Have A Happy Marriage

Meryl Streep feels very lucky to have a successful marriage.The 66-year-old actress has been married to sculptor Don Gummer for over 30 years and admits she doesn't know the secret to a happy relationship but...

Michael Moore Backs Meryl Streep For Us Presidency

Michael Moore thinks Meryl Streep should try to become the US President.The 61-year-old filmmaker - who's best known for his movies 'Fahrenheit 9/11' and 'Bowling for Columbine' - has suggested the Oscar-winning actress should follow...

Meryl Streep Accuses Politicians Of Ignoring Her Gender Equality Letter

Back in June (15), the actress sent a note to all 535 politicians along with a copy of an equal rights book, calling for the country's laws to be amended to make sure women can...

Meryl Streep Has No Rock Career Plans

The Oscar winner took lessons, practised for months, and even received some tutoring from rock legend Neil Young to join musician/actor Rick Springfield as part of a band in the comedy. However,...

Mamie Gummer Is A 'Guard Dog' For Meryl Streep

Mamie Gummer is her mother Meryl Streep's ''guard dog'' as she has taken on the responsibility to protect her from intrusive fans. The 32-year-old actress accepts her world famous parent will always attract a lot...

Diablo Cody: I'm 'Obsessed' With Rick Springfield

Diablo Cody is ''obsessed'' with Rick Springfield.The 'Ricki and the Flash' screenwriter has admitted she was thrilled to work with the rock star as she thinks he has the ''charisma'' movie stars lack.She said: ''I'm...

Meryl Steep For Britannia Award

Meryl Streep, Sam Mendes and James Corden will be honoured at the Britannia Awards.The stars are the first to be named by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles for the ceremony,...

Meryl Streep, Sam Mendes And James Corden Among First British Academy Britannia Awards Recipients

The stars will be feted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in California on 30 October (15). Streep has been picked...

Top 10 Highest Paid Male Actors Make 119% More Than Top 10 Female Actors

Jennifer Lawrence has been named as the highest paid female actor in the world in Forbes’ 2015 list. Lawrence made $52 million over the past year, pre-tax and fees. Whilst Lawrence’s grand fortune is certainly...

Meryl Streep: Every Day Is A Comrpomise

Meryl Streep believes ''every day is a compromise'' for working women.The 66-year-old actress - who has grown up children Mamie, Grace, Louisa and Henry with husband Don Gummer - has successfully balanced her award-winning career...

Ruby Rose: Our Likeness Must Be Frustrating For Justin Bieber

Ruby Rose thinks her likeness to Justin Bieber must be ''frustrating'' for him.The 'Orange is the New Black' star has acknowledged she looks similar to the 'Boyfriend' hitmaker and confessed she has heard he regularly...

Rick Springfield Vows To Make Up For Axed Shows

The Jessie's Girl hitmaker was offered a role in comedy-drama Ricki and the Flash by director Jonathan Demme but he had to cancel gigs Down Under because they clashed with the shooting schedule....

Meryl Streep's New Film Dedicated To Bass Player

Rick Rosas, who plays Buster opposite the Oscar winner's rocker character Ricki, lost his battle with cancer in November (14), shortly after filming wrapped on the Jonathan Demme project and there's a special...

Meryl Streep Learns A New Skill For Ricki And The Flash

At age 66, Meryl Streep continues to add to her bag of acting tricks. For her role as an ageing rocker in Ricki and the Flash, she took a crash course in guitar playing from...

Rick Springfield Nearly Passed On Ricki And The Flash Audition

The Jessie's Girl star was approached by director Jonathan Demme to play a guitarist in Streep's onscreen band, and although Springfield was thrilled at the prospect of working with the two Oscar winners,...

Neil Young's Guitar Lesson For Meryl Streep

Neil Young taught Meryl Streep to play guitar.The 'Into The Woods' star has revealed she got tips on how to play the instrument from the 'Heart Of Gold' hitmaker in a 45-minute private lesson.She said...

Meryl Streep Took First Guitar Lesson With Neil Young

The Into the Woods star plays a failed musician in the movie and had to cover several songs by artists including Lady Gaga, Bruce Springsteen and Tom Petty live.Streep also had to take guitar lessons...

Meryl Streep Praises Daughter Mamie Gummer's Acting Talent

Meryl Streep has applauded her daughter for being the ''real deal'' in their new movie 'Ricki and the Flash'.The 66-year-old actress plays the lead role as a retired rock star (Ricki) who returns home to...

Meryl Streep Couldn't Talk To Daughter On Movie Set

Demme asked the Academy Award winner to avoid her daughter while filming, but the request led to an awkward environment because he forgot to inform Gummer. Streep says, "I was...

Meryl Streep Invited To Join Bono Onstage

The Oscar winner covers one of the band's songs in her new film, Ricki and the Flash, and she believes Bono was impressed by her live cover and was reaching out when he...

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