Julianne Moore was fired from ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ over fat suit, fake nose

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Julianne Moore was fired from her role as lesbian biographer Lee Israel in “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” because she wanted to wear a fat suit and prosthetic nose.

Moore told Andy Cohen on “Watch What Happens Live” that she was fired from the film by screenwriter Nicole Holofcener who was the director at the time.

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Social media provides fuel for Jussie Smollett story

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CHICAGO (AP) | The story Jussie Smollett told police had it all: racism, homophobia, politics, celebrity — all tied up with a hangman’s noose. There was no question the news coverage was going to be massive.

In many ways, that coverage is an object lesson in the foibles of modern reporting. The story showed where news outlets teeter on the line between driving social media and being driven by it, between healthy skepticism and cautious credulity.

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Andy Cohen reveals he’s having a baby boy

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Andy Cohen will be the father of a baby boy.

Cohen, 50, revealed the sex of his first child while hosting CNN’s New Year’s Eve special with Anderson Cooper.

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Harvey Fierstein has ‘never seen’ John Travolta in ‘Hairspray

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Harvey Fierstein revealed he has no comment on John Travolta’s performance as Edna Turnblad in the 2007 “Hairspray” film because he’s never seen it.

Fierstein appeared on Andy Cohen’s “Watch What Happens Live” in promotion of the Broadway revival of “Torch Song.” Cohen asked Fierstein what he thought of Travolta’s portrayal of Edna.

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Troye Sivan comments on ‘Watch What Happens Live’ spark another Azealia Banks Twitter rant

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Azealia Banks is known for her Twitter fights as much as she is known for her music, as the “212” rapper infamously posts extreme comments and engages in celeb fights online.

This year alone Banks has gone after Beyonce, Cardi B and Elon Musk all from her various social media accounts. This time her latest target is singer-songwriter, Troye Sivan.

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Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper reveal which one is kinkier on ‘WWHL’

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Real life best friends Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper got personal yet again on an episode of “What What Happens Live” on Sunday.

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kim Zolciak-Biermann asked the duo questions to see how well they know each other. The questions started out tame with “Does Andy wear boxers or briefs?” and “What is Anderson’s favorite TV show?” kicking off the game.

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Rosie O’Donnell says ‘everyone’ knew Whitney Houston’s sexuality

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Rosie O’Donnell got candid about Whitney Houston’s sexuality on “Watch What Happens Live” on Thursday claiming that “everyone” knew about the late singer’s sexuality and her romantic relationship with assistant Robyn Crawford.

When Andy Cohen asks O’Donnell what Houston and Crawford were like as a couple, she admits that she didn’t know them on a personal level but it was common knowledge they were a couple.

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Kathy Griffin accuses Andy Cohen of cocaine use, blasts Harvey Levin

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Kathy Griffin ripped into her former boss Andy Cohen and TMZ’s Harvey Levin in a 17-minute long YouTube video uploaded on Saturday.

“People like Andy Cohen and Harvey Levin honestly live to take women down,” Griffin says in the video.

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Andy Cohen replaces Kathy Griffin as co-host of CNN’s New Year’s Eve special

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ABOVE: Andy Cohen, left, and Anderson Cooper in their joint show AC2.  (Photo by Glenn Kulbak)

Andy Cohen will join Anderson Cooper as co-host of CNN’s New Year’s Eve special. He replaces Kathy Griffin who was fired following her controversial Trump severed head photo shoot.

“Andy is the life of the party wherever he goes, and what bigger party is there than New Year’s Eve?” Cooper said in a statement. “It’s going to be a blast.”

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Andy Cohen joins best bud Anderson Cooper on stage at the Straz Center for a night of conversation

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Andy Cohen is the wide-eyed, energetic host of everything. He executive produces the wildly popular Real Housewives reality television franchise on Bravo, and moderates the explosive reunions of the show’s housewives. He also hosts Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, and is the first openly gay host of an American late-night talk show.

This past summer, Cohen rebooted the ‘80s classic show Love Connection, which he also hosted, and hosts his own SiriusXM radio show called Radio Andy. As if that wasn’t enough to fill the schedules of a dozen people, Cohen also joins his best buddy Anderson Cooper on the road as they tour the U.S. with their show AC2: An Intimate Evening With Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen, coming to the Straz Center for the Performing Arts Oct. 7.

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Patti LuPone shades Madonna’s acting skills

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Broadway legend Patti LuPone gave a cutthroat critique on Madonna’s acting ability during her appearance on “What What Happens Live with Andy Cohen!” on Tuesday.

Cohen asked LuPone what she thought of Madonna’s performance in the movie version of “Evita” and LuPone got brutally honest.

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Susan Sarandon fuels Twitter feud with Debra Messing

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Susan Sarandon compared Debra Messing to President Donald Trump while discussing their Twitter feud on “Watch What Happens Live!” with host Andy Cohen.

Sarandon and Messing have been arguing on Twitter since the presidential election. Sarandon supported Bernie Sanders and tweeted, “Trump prezcy wud b better 4 the country thn Hillary.” The tweet didn’t sit well with Messing, a strong Hillary Clinton supporter. The pair has sparred on social media even past election season.

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