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Jennifer Aniston Working On 9 to 5 Reboot
Jennifer Aniston
Will Update
9 to 5

Jennifer Aniston Will Update 9 to 5

Her production company is making a reboot of the 1980 office satire

(Newser) - The 1980 office satire 9 to 5 is getting a modern retelling courtesy of Jennifer Aniston's production company, reports the Guardian . Aniston's Echo Films is working on a reboot, with Juno screenwriter Diablo Cody handling the script, per Variety . It's not clear if Aniston herself will take...

Some of the Best Super Bowl Ads, and a Letdown
Who Won the
Super Bowl Ad Wars?

Who Won the Super Bowl Ad Wars?

Critics liked Ben Affleck, Christopher Walken spots; a 'Friends'-themed ad was deemed a 'letdown'

(Newser) - The Chiefs won the game, but who won the Super Bowl ad wars?
  • Twins: The USA Today Ad Meter contest gives a nod to the "Like a Good Neighbaaa" State Farm commercial featuring a Twins reunion of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito. Watch it here .
  • Walken: New York Times

Jennifer Aniston on Matthew Perry: 'He Wasn't Struggling'

She says he was getting in shape, 'on a pursuit' before death

(Newser) - At the end of their interview for Variety's Emmys issue , Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon talked about Aniston's Friends co-star and longtime friend Matthew Perry. Aniston said that before Perry's death, "He was happy. He was healthy. He had quit smoking. He was getting in shape....

Matthew Perry's Famous Stepdad Breaks His Silence

Asks fans to donate to Matthew Perry Foundation

(Newser) - Jennifer Aniston took the opportunity on Giving Tuesday to promote a foundation established earlier this month in Matthew Perry's honor—as did Keith Morrison, the actor's famous stepfather, breaking his silence following the death of Perry at age 54 last month. "This is not the sort of...

Aniston, Schwimmer Share Tributes to Matthew Perry

'Rest little brother,' Aniston writes

(Newser) - Jennifer Aniston and David Schwimmer have followed Courteney Cox and Matt LeBlanc in paying heartfelt tributes to Friends co-star Matthew Perry. In an Instagram post Wednesday, Aniston said she had been going over their old text messages, "laughing and crying then laughing again," Variety reports. She shared one...

Jennifer Aniston Caught Up in Storm Over Jamie Foxx Post

Accusations of antisemitism, misunderstanding of Black vernacular abound

(Newser) - Jamie Foxx continues to make headlines, but this time it has nothing to do with his mystery illness . The 55-year-old Ali and Django actor caused ripples over the weekend after putting up a post online that some decried as antisemitic, then issuing an apology for it. The offending post, which...

Aniston: Comedians Now Not 'Allowed' to Do Certain Things

Actress reflects on the decades-later accusations that 'Friends' is offensive

(Newser) - Jennifer Aniston admits there's some truth to the criticisms of Friends decades after the sitcom was made: "There were things that were never intentional and others ... Well, we should have thought it through," the actress tells AFP in an interview cited by Deadline . "But I don’...

TV Star John Aniston, Jennifer's Dad, Dies at 89
Jennifer Aniston Says
Goodbye to 'Sweet Papa'

Jennifer Aniston Says Goodbye to 'Sweet Papa'

'Days of Our Lives' star John Aniston dies at 89

(Newser) - Jennifer Aniston said goodbye to her "sweet papa" in an Instagram post Monday. Her father John Aniston, an actor best known for playing the charming but villainous Victor Kiriakis on Days of Our Lives from 1985 onward, died Friday at age 89, People reports. Aniston, like Kiriakis, was a...

Aniston: I Tried 'Everything' to Have a Baby
Aniston: I Tried
'Everything' to
Have a Baby

Aniston: I Tried 'Everything' to Have a Baby

The years of speculation were 'really hard,' but they helped her 'become who I was meant to be'

(Newser) - In 2016, Jennifer Aniston penned an op-ed describing the daily harassment she faced as journalists obsessed over whether or not she was pregnant. Mostly, she wrote about "the perpetuation of this notion that women are somehow incomplete, unsuccessful, or unhappy if they're not married with children." What...

Jolie Tipped Off Photog for First Brangelina Scoop

'Rolling Stone' co-founder Jann Wenner dishes celebrity tales in memoir out Tuesday

(Newser) - Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner has a lot of celebrity anecdotes—some of which he's exposing in an upcoming memoir. Perhaps the juiciest tidbit to come out of Like a Rolling Stone involves the 2000s love triangle that was Jennifer Aniston, Brad Pitt, and Angelina Jolie. Wenner, who formerly...

Jennifer Aniston: Why I Dropped Unvaccinated Friends

'We have to care about more than just ourselves,' actress says

(Newser) - Jennifer Aniston got a little pushback after she revealed she's no longer seeing some of her friends because they chose not to get vaccinated—and now the actress is pushing back against the pushback. It all started earlier this week when Aniston told InStyle , "I've just lost...

Friends Reunion Guest Stars Include ... Malala?
Friends Reunion Guest Stars
Include ... Malala?

Friends Reunion Guest Stars Include ... Malala?

HBO Max releases the list, along with a premiere date of May 27

(Newser) - Fans of Friends now have a date to mark on their calendar: May 27. That's when Friends: The Reunion will debut on HBO Max, reports Mashable . The network released a "teaser trailer" for the reunion show, which you can see here . (It doesn't reveal much beyond the...

You Might've Seen It Coming. Now, Ellen Confirms It

Her show will wrap in 2022 after 19th season

(Newser) - The end of an era of daytime TV approaches, with Ellen DeGeneres' announcement that her long running NBC talk show will wrap next year. "As great as this show is, and as fun as it is, it’s just not a challenge anymore," the comedian tells the Hollywood ...

David Attenborough Joins Instagram, Smashes a Record

Naturalist reaches 1M followers faster than anyone else

(Newser) - Sorry, Ms. Aniston. Sir David Attenborough has just taken your Instagram record . The 94-year-old naturalist debuted on Instagram Thursday and reached 1 million followers in a little more than four hours, according to Guinness World Records . That broke Aniston's mark of 5 hours, 16 minutes, reports Mashable . As of...

Not Everyone Loved Jen Aniston's Firefighting at Emmys

Some say joke involving a flaming trash can was insensitive to those affected by Calif. wildfires

(Newser) - At any moment during the past eight months or so, have you felt like just setting everything on fire? In that regard, Jimmy Kimmel was all of us Sunday night at the Emmy Awards, and Jennifer Aniston was the hero who swooped in to temper our fears and put out...

Fast Times Reading Reunites a Famous Couple

Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt have a steamy scene

(Newser) - Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston have reunited for the second time this year, and this time, it was all about love—between their characters. The pair joined fellow celebrities for a live, virtual table read of the 1982 cult classic Fast Times at Ridgemont High, hosted by comedian Dane Cook....

Harvey Weinstein Email: 'Jen Aniston Should Be Killed'

Disgraced mogul faces sentence of up to 29 years

(Newser) - In court papers released ahead of his sentencing Wednesday, Harvey Weinstein says he is suicidal and talks about founding a hospital for other sex addicts. He also calls for Jennifer Aniston to be killed. The Aniston remark was in an email from Weinstein to his rep in Oct. 2017, weeks...

Friends Stars Will Be Here for You—for a Hefty Payday

Figures are ranging from between $2.5M to $4M each for hourlong 'Friends' special

(Newser) - "It's happening." That was the joint Instagram post Friday of Friends co-stars Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox, David Schwimmer, Matthew Perry, and Matt LeBlanc (whose post featured a slightly different twist). The happening they speak of: what Quartz describes as "an hourlong hangout session,"...

SAG Awards Include a Pitt-Aniston Moment

Both win, as does 'Parasite'

(Newser) - Parasite has officially infected Hollywood's award season. Bong Joon Ho’s Korean class satire became the first foreign language film to take top honors from the Screen Actors Guild on Sunday, setting itself up as a legitimate best picture contender to the frontrunner 1917 at next month’s Academy...

Jennifer Aniston's Instagram Debut Set a New Record

Her profile was so popular it crashed the app

(Newser) - Jennifer Aniston joined Instagram on Tuesday—and her debut will be hard to top. So many people viewed her newly created profile that it caused the app to crash, CNN reports. The Guinness Book of World Records says she set a new record by getting 1 million followers in just...

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