Tony Nominees Tell Us About Their Dream Roles (Video)

Posted May 8th 2011 at 01:00 PM by John Mitchell

Earlier this week, we were lucky enough to catch up with several Tony Award nominees at a press event in New York. As hard-hitting celebrity journalists, we prepared some really tough questions ... But then everybody was so nice that we forgot to ask them, and instead spent a few hours swooning over some of Broadway's biggest stars. But do not worry, beloved PopEater readers, we did ask Tony...

Composing 'The Book of Mormon' With 'South Park' Creators Was Like Being In a Band, Says Writer

Posted May 7th 2011 at 10:00 PM by John Mitchell

On Tuesday, 'The Book of Mormon' received 14 Tony nominations, making it this year's most nominated show by far. That's just shy of the record 15 nominations 'The Producers' and 'Billy Elliot' landed in 2001 and 2009, respectively. The irreverent musical is a collaboration between 'South Park' creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and 'Avenue Q' mastermind Robert Lopez and tells the story of two ...

Elizabeth Rodriguez on Former Co-Star Susan Lucci: 'She's Going to 'Desperate Housewives''

Posted May 6th 2011 at 11:00 PM by John Mitchell

EXCLUSIVE: Elizabeth Rodriguez just scored her first Tony nomination for her role in 'The Motherf**ker with the Hat,' an intense play about a former drug dealer (played by Bobby Cannavale) forced to deal with his still-using girlfriend (Rodriguez) while trying to get his life back together with the help of his parole counselor (Chris Rock). The hit show scored an impressive six Tony nominations, i...

Judith Light to LGBT Youth: 'You Are Appreciated and Loved and Valued'

Posted May 6th 2011 at 12:30 PM by John Mitchell

Earlier this week, we were lucky enough to catch up with several Tony Award nominees at a press event in New York. Everyone was as nice as could be, but no one was more genuine or more excited about their nomination than TV legend Judith Light, who is up for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for her turn in 'Lombardi,' which brings the life and times of legendary footb...

Elton John Confirms That Lady Gaga Is His Son's Godmother

Posted Apr 22nd 2011 at 01:40 PM by John Mitchell

After much speculation, Elton John and his partner David Furnish have confirmed to Barbra Walters, in an interview airing tonight on '20/20,' that Lady Gaga is the godmother of their four-month-old son, Zachary. "Yes, yes she is," John said when asked if Gaga was one of Zachary's godparents. "When you get to the real person under there, there's a real simple person under there who loves her par...

Yale Professor Believes Oprah Winfrey Is a Religious Icon

Posted Apr 22nd 2011 at 11:42 AM by John Mitchell

Many people joke about Oprah Winfrey's saintly nature, and the Queen of Talk has indeed used her show as something of a pulpit, preaching the importance of "being your best self." So it was only a matter of time before a bona fide brainiac conducted a study to prove what we already know: Oprah is a religious icon. Yale professor Kathryn Lofton writes in her new book, 'Oprah: The Gospel of an Ic...

Mel Gibson Breaks His Silence Over Leaked Rants, Denies Bigotry

Posted Apr 22nd 2011 at 09:56 AM by John Mitchell

Mel Gibson has finally opened up about the explosive audio recordings between himself and ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva that leaked onto the Internet last summer, inspiring a backlash many believe has killed the Oscar winner's career. "I've never treated anyone badly or in a discriminatory way based on their gender, race, religion or sexuality -- period. I don't blame some people for thinking...

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