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  • Halle Berry on Leaving Modeling for Acting: ‘It Took Me Years to Build Respect’

    Jun 30, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *The Hollywood Reporter sat down with “Extant” producer and star Halle Berry as part of a roundtable of CBS actresses and showrunners to discuss “the woman problem” in Hollywood. Actresses and showrunners from the network gave their take on sexism in Hollywood, pay inequality and being labeled. “It’s a hard nut to crack, this business, […]

  • Tracee Ellis Ross Talks Sex & Racism in Hollywood

    May 29, 15 by Ny MaGee Leave a comment


    *For the magazine’s June 5 issue, The Hollywood Reporter sat down with Tracee Ellis Ross (“black•ish”), comedian Amy Schumer, Lena Dunham (“Girls”), Ellie Kemper (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), Gina Rodriguez (“Jane the Virgin”), and “Saturday Night Live’s” Kate McKinnon to discuss the struggles of being a woman in entertainment and the sexism they’ve encountered throughout their […]

  • Chris Rock Essay Details Just How White Hollywood Is

    Dec 3, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Chris Rock wrote a very lengthy essay for The Hollywood Reporter detailing his experience with the film industry’s race problem. The “Top Five” writer, director and star explains what it’s really like to be black in the entertainment industry (you get asked to play Huggy Bear, not Starsky or Hutch) and the racial politics of crossing over: […]

  • Shonda Rhimes Fires Another Shot at Katherine Heigl

    Oct 9, 14 by Cherie Saunders 7 Comments


    *In a new cover story for The Hollywood Reporter, Shonda Rhimes was more candid than ever before regarding her opinion of Katherine Heigl, a former star of her ABC series “Grey’s Anatomy.” It all started in June 2008, when the actress withdrew her name from Emmy consideration claiming the writing for her character that year […]

  • Kerry Washington, Fellow Emmy Noms Talk Most Challenging Scenes

    Aug 5, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *The Hollywood Reporter got this year’s Emmy-nominated actresses to write about their most challenging scenes of the season. Among them was best actress in a drama nominee Kerry Washington for “Scandal.” She wrote: All of last season was a challenge for me, on a few levels. For one thing, I was going through this amazing […]

  • ‘12 Years a Slave’: Solomon Northup’s Descendants (5 Generations) Gather for Photo Shoot (Watch)

    Feb 26, 14 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *The Hollywood Reporter recently brought together five generations from the family tree of Solomon Northup, whose story is depicted in the Oscar nominated film “12 Years a Slave.” [Click through to watch video of the gathering.] Many in Northup’s direct lineage have known about their ancestor’s odyssey from an early age — he has been […]