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Watch Closely Now: Does Streisand ‘A Star Is Born’ Deserve Second Look?

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By Joe Ferrelli As the Lady Gaga/Bradley Cooper take on the rising star/falling star showbiz tale opens around the world, Flagrant looks back at the Barbra Streisand/Kris Kristofferson (Google him, children) juggernaut that rocked the box office, Billboard charts and awards shows in 1976-77. If you count “What Price Hollywood?” (1932), the Streisand/Kristofferson version of…

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Babs, Gwyneth Joining Ben Platt For New Ryan Murphy Series ‘Politician’

Entertainment  

Ben Platt is apparently the latest gay actor to give Ryan Murphy a Hollywoody, because Murphy just signed a two-season straight-to-series order with Netflix for his new show Politician, which will star Platt as the titular politician. The show is apparently a “comedy” with “social commentary,” which does not actually guarantee any actual comedy or…

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Viva Gaga! Vegas Residency, ‘Star Is Born’ Remake Coming Next Year

Entertainment, Featured  

There’s an unspoken rule in the music industry that in order to be a next-level queer icon and “that bitch,” you have to complete a Las Vegas residency. Lady Gaga is finally THAT bitch. While we continue our Las Fat-ass residencies of bingeing on The Crown, Gaga will pocket a cool $14 million for performing…

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Hurricane Harvey Benefit Concert Will Feature Barbra And Beyonce

Entertainment, Featured  

You can almost always count on those the Trump administration dismisses as “the Hollywood elite” to come through following any disaster on American soil. A-listers such as Beyoncé, Barbra Streisand, Blake Shelton and Oprah Winfrey will headline an hour-long telethon, reminiscent of the one that took place shortly after 9/11, is being planned to raise funds…

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Barbra, Bette, Cher Find New Common Ground: Disgust With Trump

Featured, Politics  

Barbra Streisand. Bette Midler. Cher. Sure, they’re all diva entertainers of a certain age but listing the specific qualities shared by these three gay faves would require an essay the length of an encyclopedia. Our favorite is easy, however. It’s the intense disgust they feel toward our current president, each in a distinct way similar…

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Lady Gaga: A Star Is Boring

Entertainment, Featured  

Forever starved for attention/authenticity/adulation, Lady Gaga is going to debut Five Foot Two, “a documentary about her life” in September. The film will simultaneously debut at the Toronto International Film Festival and on Netflix September 24. She tweeted three short clips of the documentary, showing her in various, artsy Instagram-filtered clips speaking about how she…

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