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Aziz Ansari And “Master Of None” Emphasize The Importance Of Diversity

Diversity matters, but saying so isn’t enough — it’s time to do the work.

Megan Reynolds |

Watch: Amy Schumer Crushes As SNL Host

Last night Schumer made her SNL hosting debut and managed to skewer the right things as much as she could: The ‘plastic’ Kardashians, attacks on Planned Parenthood, our out of…

Katrin Higher |

Salma Hayek Talks Her New Film “The Prophet,” Studio Discrimination

In a recent interview, Salma Hayek sat down and laid out her thoughts on her new animated adaptation of Kahlil Gibran’s ‘The Prophet” , which opens today. As expressed in the…

Bronwyn Isaac |

Emma Thompson On Sexism In Hollywood: “I Still Think It’s Complete Shit”

She’s been in the business for over 25 years, and, according to her, the situation hasn’t gotten any better.

Megan Reynolds |

Rose McGowan Was Fired By Her Agent For Calling Out Hollywood Sexism

“Charmed” actress Rose McGowan was fired by her acting agent last night after speaking out against Hollywood sexism. While there has been no official word from her agent, it’s safe…

Megan Reynolds |

Meryl Streep Funds A New Lab For Women Screenwriters Over 40

She’s really the best.

Megan Reynolds |

What To Watch Tonight: HBO Documentary “Going Clear”

If you’re anything like me, you are completely obsessed with any show, movie or documentary about creepy cults and religions. If you are in a cult right now, I’m so…

Katrin Higher |

Watch Nikki DeLoach of “Awkward” And “Talk Nerdy” Host Cara Santa Maria Talk About Sexism In Hollywood

Nikki DeLoach, who plays Lacey on MTV’s “Awkward,” and Cara Santa Maria of the podcast “Talk Nerdy” paid a visit to “The Rubin Report” to talk about sexism in Hollywood.

Claire Hannum |

A (Secret) Oscar Voter Shares What Goes On Behind The Scenes

I haven’t put much stock in the Academy Awards since Michael Fassbender didn’t even get nominated for “Shame.” (Yes, I’m still mad about it.) But some people live and die…

Jessica Wakeman |

Amy Poehler Compares Hollywood To A Bad Boyfriend, Feminism To A Car

“Power sometimes comes down to knowing the vocabulary, figuring out how the system works and how to work within it. You need to believe that you deserve to be in…

Ami Angelowicz |

There Were Fewer Women In Charge In Hollywood In 2013 Than 1998

The rates of employment for women in film production are below what they were over a decade ago. Each year, the Center for the Study of Women In Television &…

Claire Hannum |

The Rest Of Hollywood Is As Sexist As Seth MacFarlane

It’s never really a good year for the Bechdel test.  But is it possible that things are degenerating for women in film? According to a study done by USC’s Annenberg School of

Sarah Gray |

All The Famous People At San Diego’s Comic-Con

Comic-Con is going on right now, and in case you were wondering, pretty much all of Hollywood is there. And many of them are wearing weird costumes! In case you…

Julie Gerstein |

Well Played: Scarlett Johansson On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Hellooooo, Scarlett! Disregarding the fact that, like, everyone and their corgi seems to be getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Scarlett nailed it in Preen yesterday at…

Rachel Krause |

In Defense Of Katherine Heigl & The “America’s Sweetheart” Problem

Let’s get one thing straight: I am not a fan of Katherine Heigl movies and I probably won’t see her new film “One for the Money” unless I’m forced. But…

Julie Gerstein |

We Feel Weird About Elle Fanning’s Fashion Muse Status

Okay, okay, so I get it: fashion’s always on to the next. The newest, the weirdest, the most avant-garde — and apparently, the youngest. And that’s why the Fanning children,…

Julie Gerstein |

“There’s A Misogyny In Audiences,” Says Director

“Nicholas Stoller, director of ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’ and ‘Get Him To The Greek,’ says, “There’s a misogyny in audiences, a much higher bar of required likability for women stars. You…

Jessica Wakeman |

Today’s Lady News: “Gentleman Prefer Blondes” Actress Jane Russell Dies

“Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” and “The Outlaw” actress Jane Russell passed away yesterday in California at age 89. In addition to acting, Jane Russell was a pin-up girl during World…

Jessica Wakeman |