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Mick Jagger says goodbye at L'Wren Scott's funeral

Mick Jagger says goodbye at L'Wren Scott's funeral

March 26 (UPI) -- Mick Jagger said his final goodbye to girlfriend L'Wren Scott at her funeral on Tuesday.
Annie Martin
'The Normal Heart' teaser trailer debuts online

'The Normal Heart' teaser trailer debuts online

LOS ANGELES, March 10 (UPI) -- HBO's released the first teaser trailer for their upcoming TV film "The Normal Heart" Sunday.
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Pizza delivery guy for the Oscars got $1,000 tip

Pizza delivery guy for the Oscars got $1,000 tip

HOLLYWOOD, March 4 (UPI) -- Edgar, the pizza delivery guy who fed hungry celebrities during the Oscars on Sunday, stopped by "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Wednesday to get his tip.
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Julia Roberts reportedly cried during Bette Midler's 'In Memoriam' tribute

Julia Roberts reportedly cried during Bette Midler's 'In Memoriam' tribute

LOS ANGELES, March 3 (UPI) -- It's been an emotional month for Julia Roberts, whose half-sister committed suicide in February.
Kate Stanton
Liza Minnelli comes up short in Ellen's epic selfie

Liza Minnelli comes up short in Ellen's epic selfie

LOS ANGELES, March 3 (UPI) -- Ellen DeGeneres Oscar selfie -- now the most retweeted image ever -- seems to have everyone who's anyone in it.
Gabrielle Levy
'Gravity,' 'Hustle,' 'Slave' lead a competitive Oscar field

'Gravity,' 'Hustle,' 'Slave' lead a competitive Oscar field

"Gravity" and "American Hustle" go into Sunday's Oscar race in Los Angeles with 10 nods apiece, while "12 Years a Slave" is close behind with nine nominations.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Anonymous Oscar voter: Meryl Streep's performance 'bottom-drawer', Julia Roberts 'horrendous'

Anonymous Oscar voter: Meryl Streep's performance 'bottom-drawer', Julia Roberts 'horrendous'

HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Anonymous Oscar voters give brutally honest opinions on this year's Academy Award nominees to The Hollywood Reporter.
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Oscars 2014: A Brief Look at the Nominees

Oscars 2014: A Brief Look at the Nominees

HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A brief look at some of this year's Academy Award contenders.
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Weinstein laments rushing 'August: Osage County' into festival

Weinstein laments rushing 'August: Osage County' into festival

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Producer Harvey Weinstein says he did his movie "August: Osage County" a disservice by insisting it be ready for the 2013 Toronto Film Festival.
Julia Roberts cancels appearances as police investigate half-sister's likely suicide

Julia Roberts cancels appearances as police investigate half-sister's likely suicide

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Nancy Motes was found dead Sunday in her bathtub.
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Half-sister of Julia Roberts likely committed suicide, officials say

Half-sister of Julia Roberts likely committed suicide, officials say

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The death of Julia Roberts' half-sister, Nancy Motes, is being investigated as a suicide, the Los Angeles coroner's office said.
Nancy Motes, Julia Roberts' half sister, found dead of apparent overdose

Nancy Motes, Julia Roberts' half sister, found dead of apparent overdose

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Julia Roberts's 37-year-old half sister Nancy Motes was found dead of an apparent drug overdose Sunday.
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Julia Roberts' sister dies of apparent drug overdose

Julia Roberts' sister dies of apparent drug overdose

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Nancy Motes, the 37-year-old half-sister of siblings Eric and Julia Roberts, has died of an apparent drug overdose in Los Angeles, her family announced.
Madonna, Billie Joe Armstrong to perform at Grammys

Madonna, Billie Joe Armstrong to perform at Grammys

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Madonna, Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong and Miranda Lambert are to perform at the 56th annual Grammy Awards show in Los Angeles, CBS announced.
Bradley Cooper to star in 'Elephant Man' on Broadway

Bradley Cooper to star in 'Elephant Man' on Broadway

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Bradley Cooper's publicist has confirmed to EW the two-time Oscar nominee will star in a Broadway revival of Bernard Pomerance's "The Elephant Man."
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Julia Fiona Roberts (born October 28, 1967) is an American actress. She became a Hollywood star after headlining the romantic comedy Pretty Woman (1990), which grossed $464 million worldwide. After receiving Golden Globe Awards and Academy Award nominations for Steel Magnolias (1989) and Pretty Woman, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress in for her performance in Erin Brockovich (2000). Her films My Best Friend's Wedding (1997), Mystic Pizza (1988), Notting Hill (1999), Runaway Bride (1999), Valentine's Day (2010), The Pelican Brief (1993), Ocean's Eleven (2001) and Twelve (2004) have collectively brought box office receipts of over $2.4 billion, making her one of the most successful actors in terms of box office receipts.

Roberts had become one of the highest-paid actresses in the world, topping the Hollywood Reporter's annual "power list" of top-earning female stars from 2005 to 2006. Her fee for 1990's Pretty Woman was $300,000; in 2003, she was paid an unprecedented $25 million for her role in Mona Lisa Smile (2003). As of 2010, Roberts's net worth was estimated to be $140 million.

Roberts has been named one of People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" eleven times, tied with Halle Berry. In 2001, Ladies Home Journal ranked her as the 11th most powerful woman in America, ahead of then national security advisor Condoleezza Rice and former first lady Laura Bush. Roberts has a production company called Red Om Films.

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