It happens, whether because of campaigning or a mistake or a misguided sense that certain perfs should be pushed where they don't belong. And it seems to pay off because all these people won their categories (with one still pending, but building steam).
Before you chime in with "But you forgot...": No, I didn't. These are my personal favorites. Feel free to tell me yours.
I've always talked about how difficult it must be to be a former child star, trying to reconfigure your career as you look for other ways to get the thrill of acceptance you once got just for stepping in front of a camera. It's rough! And now, Tatum O'Neal--whom I love--is back in rehab for coke ... More >>
New Hollywood's apex
My "good/bad" movie club has one rule, which is, "If any of us ever runs into anyone from one of the movies we've seen, you must approach them and ask them about it." This has led to lively dialogues between myself and esoteric stars like Lynn Redgrave, Leslie Uggams, and Tatum O'Neal about ... More >>
I have a deep distrust for most reality shows, especially ones in which people seek to heal their personal relationships in front of a camera. But Ryan and Tatum O'Neal have always struck me as charismatic and fascinating people, and their Ryan & Tatum show on OWN is a big notch above most o ... More >>
...she'd be Queen Bee! Yes, it's time for THAT fun little parlor game again, the one where you marry off two celebs that would make for a felicitously wacky new name. And so--with respects to my colleague Cindy Adams, who's perfected this sort of thing:
What a difference an exclusive makes! The Post's coverage of Tatum O'Neal's drug bust is downright upbeat compared to that of the Daily News. The Post is playing the redemption narrative, while the News goes with one of skepticism toward a known drug addict — "Tatum laughs it off" reads the fr ... More >>
The Post and the Daily News each take a different approach to the news that actress Tatum O'Neal was busted trying to buy crack and cocaine last night on the Lower East Side. News of her arrest makes both front pages, but with varying degrees of importance. The Post splashes O'Neal's picture on pag ... More >>
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