Salma Hayek

  • Salma Hayek Jan 25

    Salma Hayek Apologizes for Praising Controversial New Novel

    Salma Hayek is apologizing for promoting a controversial new novel, Jeanine Cummins’ “American Dirt,” without actually reading it. “American Dirt,” published Tuesday, tells the story of a Mexican woman and her 8-year-old son fleeing to the U.S. border after numerous family members are murdered in drug cartel-related violence. The heavily publicized book has been praised by Stephen King and...

  • New York Dec 2, 2019

    Veteran ‘Will and Grace’ Actress Shelley Morrison Dies at 83

    Shelley Morrison, an actress with a 50-year career who was best known for playing a memorable maid on “Will and Grace,” has died.

  • Angelina Jolie Nov 5, 2019

    Bomb Scare Reported on Marvel’s ‘Eternals’ Set

    According to various reports, Angelina Jolie and other members of the film “The Eternals” got a scare when a bomb was reportedly found on set. Multiple outlets have reported that production of the Marvel project was halted when members of the crew found an unidentified object in the near vicinity. “ET has learned that an unidentified object was found on...

  • Angelina Jolie Nov 5, 2019

    Bomb Scare Reported on Marvel’s ‘Eternals’ Set

    According to various reports, Angelina Jolie and other members of the film “The Eternals” got a scare when a bomb was reportedly found on set. Multiple outlets have reported that production of the Marvel project was halted when members of the crew found an unidentified object in the near vicinity. “ET has learned that an unidentified object was found on...

  • Angelina Jolie Nov 5, 2019

    Bomb Scare Reported on Marvel’s ‘Eternals’ Set

    According to various reports, Angelina Jolie and other members of the film “The Eternals” got a scare when a bomb was reportedly found on set. Multiple outlets have reported that production of the Marvel project was halted when members of the crew found an unidentified object in the near vicinity. “ET has learned that an unidentified object was found on...

  • Angelina Jolie Nov 5, 2019

    Bomb Scare Reported on Marvel’s ‘Eternals’ Set

    According to various reports, Angelina Jolie and other members of the film “The Eternals” got a scare when a bomb was reportedly found on set. Multiple outlets have reported that production of the Marvel project was halted when members of the crew found an unidentified object in the near vicinity. “ET has learned that an unidentified object was found on...

  • Mexico Sep 11, 2019

    Salma Hayek Wants to Protect Mexico’s Image

    Salma Hayek says she refrains from using social media to comment on problems in her native Mexico because she wants to protect the country’s image....
    During an appearance Tuesday to promote her Netflix series “Monarca” on a family’s tequila empire, the actress was asked why she doesn’t use her social media presence to draw more attention to Mexico’s...

  • Los Angeles Feb 23, 2019

    With No Woman Directors Nominated for the Oscars, #MeToo Has a Long Road Ahead

    In 2017, just as the #MeToo Movement was taking off, Salma Hayek said that during the shooting of “Frida” Harvey Weinstein sought to get rid of Frida Kahlo’s limp and unibrow, and increased the character’s sex appeal. Weinstein, who has been accused of abusing women, projected his view of them on the screen. “There are problems of diversity and sexual...

  • Mexico Jan 23, 2019

    From Schoolteacher to Oscar Nominee: Inside ‘Roma’ Star Yalitza Aparicio’s Road to Fame

    Yalitza Aparicio didn’t plan on auditioning for “Roma.” In fact, she didn’t even have plans to be an actor at all. When casting on Alfonso Cuarón’s highly personal film, based in part on his own childhood, came to her hometown of Tlaxiaco, Oaxaca in Mexico, she’d never even heard of the famed director. Instead, she was studying to be a...

  • New Year's Day Jan 4, 2019

    An Awards Show Crossroads 1 Year After the Time’s Up Globes

    To misquote “A Star Is Born,” awards shows were far from shallow in 2018. Many confronted sexual misconduct in the entertainment industry head on, but as a new year kicks off with the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday one question lingers: Will it continue for another year?

  • director May 12, 2018

    82 Women Walk the Red Carpet in Cannes Film Fest Protest

    Eighty-two women climbed the steps of the Palais des Festivals at the Cannes Film Festival in an unprecedented red carpet protest to press for improved gender equality in the film industry. The number of stars, filmmakers and film industry professionals ascending the steps represented the number of female filmmakers who have been selected to compete at Cannes during the festival’s...

  • Harvey Weinstein Mar 5, 2018

    Oscars Shine Spotlight on #MeToo and Time’s Up

    There may not have been a dress code, but the #MeToo movement has been a key talking point at the Oscars, especially in a segment that brought three women onstage who have been instrumental figures in the unfolding Harvey Weinstein story.

  • ACTRESS Dec 13, 2017

    ’My Monster’: Salma Hayek Says Rebuffing Weinstein Led to Nightmare on ‘Frida’

    In one of the most vivid accounts yet of Harvey Weinstein’s alleged abuse and harassment, Salma Hayek says the disgraced movie mogul turned the making of her 2002 passion project, the Frida Kahlo biopic “Frida,” into a nightmare after the actress refused Weinstein’s relentless advances. “For years, he was my monster,” Hayek wrote in an op-ed published Wednesday by The...

  • Suzanne Ciechalski Apr 26, 2017

    Ellen DeGeneres to Celebrate 20 Year Anniversary of Coming Out

    It’s been 20 years since Ellen DeGeneres came out on her sitcom “Ellen,” and now, the talk-show host is celebrating the anniversary on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” Friday.

  • ACTRESS Mar 4, 2017

    Another Win for Viola Davis: Harvard’s ‘Artist of the Year’

    Fresh from her best supporting actress Oscar win for her role in “Fences,” Viola Davis is set to receive the Harvard Foundation 2017 Artist of the Year Award. Davis will accept her arts medal at a ceremony Saturday at Harvard’s Cultural Rhythms Festival. In addition to the Oscar, Davis received the Critics’ Choice, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, and British...

  • The Associated Press Mar 1, 2016

    Neighbor Fired Air Rifle, Unaware He Hit Salma Hayek’s Dog

    A neighbor of Salma Hayek’s Washington state ranch told investigators he shot at the actress’ beloved Belgian Malinois with an air rifle because it was in his garage and fighting with his own dogs, investigators said Monday in finding the shooting justified. The neighbor told deputies he didn’t know he hit Hayek’s dog or that it soon died, the Thurston...

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