"Eastside Heartbeats: A New Rock 'N' Roll Musical" has been playing to packed houses in its back-by-popular-demand run in East Los Angeles' CASA 0101 Theater. Judging by the response to the show, it's likely to make its way out to the bigger world -- not unlike the Chicano band at the heart of the story, a 1965 collective of young guys in ...Read more
DEAR STACY: Any truth to the story that Sylvester Stallone and Carl Weathers will get back into the ring as their younger characters, Rocky Balboa and Apollo Creed, in the sequel to "Creed"? A friend told me this and I find it very hard to believe. - Jay B., Ontario, California
DEAR JAY: Stallone was talking about doing just that back in ...Read more
"Dancing With the Stars" pro and ballroom dance great Edyta Sliwinska is thinking of adding book authorship to her professional repertoire. She's been managing to keep up her career -- not to mention her great physical shape -- while being a fully engaged mother to her and husband Alec Mazo's 2-year-old son, Michael.
"I know I'm not a writer,...Read more
DEAR STACY: What has Mackenzie Phillips been doing lately? It seems she pretty much dropped out of sight after her bombshell revelation of incest with her father. -- Lauren G., San Luis Obispo, California
DEAR LAUREN: Not so. Phillips has done TV shows (including "Criminal Minds" and "Hot in Cleveland") and other acting work since her ...Read more
It must be getting hard for Coleeta Lewis not to notice Tiffany Haddish by now. Haddish plays saucy Nekeisha in the "The Charmichael Show," comic Jerrod Charmichael's critcally admired sitcom. The NBC offering became a bona fide hit last summer when it debuted and it's even bigger now, following the ratings rocking "Little Big Shots."
So ...Read more
The death of baby boomer icon Patty Duke last week at age 69 has left many of us with a sense of personal loss. The last time we spoke, in 2013, she had just completed a guesting on "Glee" in which she and Meredith Baxter played a lesbian couple. She loved the experience for several reasons -- as a supporter of the gay community, as one who ...Read more
DEAR STACY: Every time I sit down to watch TV, there is Jennifer Lopez in yet another commercial. Any idea how much she's making from all that? -- Scoooter
DEAR SCOOOTER: Billboard pegged her cash flow at an astonishing $40 million-plus a couple years back, including $17.5 million from "American Idol," $13.3 million from Coty fragrances, $6 ...Read more
The countdown is on for the ending of "The Good Wife," which wraps up its seven-season run this year. With just a couple of episodes left to shoot, the cast and crew of the Julianna Margulies starrer are feeling the pangs of goodbye.
"Michelle King was on set the other day, and we were looking at her with puppy dog eyes," reports the show's ...Read more
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DEAR STACY: I thought "Little Big Shots" was adorable. What is the future of this show? Also, I would like to know if Steve Harvey is married. -- PaulaW87
DEAR PAULAW87: NBC has ordered eight hour-long installments of the show produced by Harvey and Ellen Degeneres (who reportedly dreamed up the idea). If its first week ratings hold up at all,...Read more
The Lady Gaga-Diane Warren song "Til It Happens to You" may not have won an Oscar, but it has undoubtedly proven its worth in a profound way. Gaga's powerful Academy Awards performance, dedicated to victims of sexual abuse, has inspired courage and healing. Actress Jaime King is the most prominent example.
On Sunday, Feb. 28, King divulged in a...Read more
DEAR STACY: Can you tell me what everyone's favorite "Brady Bunch" mom, Florence Henderson, is up to lately? -- Janet H., Thousand Oaks, CA
DEAR JANET: Well, for one thing, the 82 year old is getting good sex from multiple "friends with benefits," as she has said herself -- TMI, Florence! The actress, whose second husband passed away in 2002 (...Read more