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Billy Crystal Salutes 'Big Brother' Muhammad Ali At Funeral

The comedian was among a long list of guest speakers at the public interfaith service, which was held at the KFC Yum! Center in Ali's native Louisville, Kentucky, where an estimated 15,000 fans,...

Bill Clinton And Billy Crystal To Lead Eulogies At Muhammad Ali's Funeral

Details of the boxing champion's funeral were revealed by his family at a news conference on Saturday (04Jun16), following the iconic sportsman's death on Friday (03Jun16), days after he had been admitted to...

U.s. President Barack Obama Leads Further Tributes To Muhammad Ali

The 74-year-old sports icon, born Cassius Clay, passed away on 3 June (16), days after being admitted to a medical centre in Phoenix, Arizona, for respiratory complications. Reports suggest he spent...

Billy Crystal Used Robert De Niro Impression To Calm Hamlet Nerves

Crystal was wracked with nerves as he prepared to shoot his scenes for the Shakespeare tragedy, because he feared he wouldn't be able to shake his New York accent, and would stand out...

Robert De Niro And Billy Crystal Surprise Whoopi Goldberg For 60th Birthday

The Ghost actress marked her age milestone with a special episode of The View, which was packed with unannounced celebrity visits and messages from her famous friends. Robert was the first surprise...

Celebrity Manager Larry Brezner Dies

Brezner died on Monday night (05Oct15) after spending the past three months at the City of Hope cancer facility in Pasadena, California, according to his longtime business partner, David Steinberg. Brezner is...

Hannibal Buress Conflicted Over Bill Cosby Controversy

In fan-recorded video which was posted online, Buress poked fun at The Cosby Show star's reputation at a gig in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania last year (14), suggesting Cosby has no right to tell black...

Billy Crystal's Home Overrun By Thirsty Critters

The When Harry Met Sally star's garden fish pond has become a mecca for raccoons and coyotes desperate for water. Crystal says, "They don't care about us and they just look at...

Billy Crystal's Grandson Wants To See Funnyman's Bus

The tot was in the back of his family car driving through Los Angeles when his mum, Crystal's daughter Lindsay, pulled up alongside a bus advertising his new series, in which he plays...

Pharrell Williams & Four Other Celebrities Who Turned To Writing Children's Books

Pharrell Williams has recently signed with publishers Putnam Books to pen four picture books based on his single 'Happy'. The announcement was made by the publishing house on Tuesday (17th February) and the first book...

Billy Crystal Attempts To Explain Controversial Gay Sex Scene Comments

Billy Crystal has been forced to explain some controversial comments he made about gay sex scenes during the Television Critics Association press tour, in which he shocked reporters when claiming today's TV writers are at...

Billy Crystal Put Off By Gay Themes On Tv

Billy Crystal has upset gay rights groups by confessing he's put off Tv shows that feature gratuitous and graphic portrayals of gay and lesbian themes.The funnyman, who played one of Tv's first gay characters in...

Billy Crystal Thinks Gay Sex On Tv 'Has Gone Too Far'

Billy Crystal thinks graphic scenes of gay sex on TV have gone too far.The 66-year-old star became one of network television's first gay characters on the comedy 'Soap' in the 1970s, but feels modern-day shows...

Billy Crystal Causes Controversy After Claiming Tv Is "Pushing It" With Gay Storylines

Although Billy Crystal may have portrayed one of the first openly gay characters on American television, the 66-year-old comedian thinks today's TV writers are at risk of "pushing it" with homosexual storylines.Crystal claims today's TV...

Neil Patrick Harris Is Hosting The Oscars - Watch His Seasonal Themed Promo!

Neil Patrick Harris is hosting the Oscars and the Academy has awarded us with a sneak peek of what's in store. As we expected the ceremony and Harris' hosting to be, the preview is quick,...

Robin Williams' Baseball Honour

Robin Williams was honoured by the San Francisco Giants last night (26.10.14).The late 'Mrs Doubtfire' star was a huge fan of the baseball team so ahead of their World Series game against Kansas City Royals...

Robin Williams Honoured At Baseball World Series

Robin Williams' son Zak paid tribute to his late father at the World Series baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals on Sunday night (26Oct14) when he threw the ceremonial...

Neil Patrick Harris To Keep 2015 Oscars 'Classy'

Neil Patrick Harris wants to keep the 2015 Oscar Awards ''classy.''The 'Gone Girl' actor, who has previously emceed the Tony Awards and the Emmys several times, will present the star-studded 87th annual ceremony at the...

Billy Crystal Breaks Down At Robin Williams' Memorial

Billy Crystal broke down at Robin Williams' memorial service.The 66-year-old actor - who previously paid tribute to the star at this year's Emmy Awards in Los Angeles - hosted the touching ceremony at the Curran...

Star-studded Memorial For Robin Williams Held In California

Stars including Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg and Stevie Wonder headed to San Francisco, California on Saturday (27Sep14) to pay tribute to late actor Robin Williams following his death in August (14).The Good Will Hunting star...

Billy Crystal Pays Tribute To Retiring Baseball Icon Jeter

Funnyman Billy Crystal offered up his second Tv tribute to a beloved icon in as many months on Thursday (25Sep14) when he honoured retiring baseball legend Derek Jeter.The life-long New York Yankees fan's recorded video...

Whoopi Goldberg Fights Back Tears Remembering Robin Williams With Billy Crystal

Billy Crystal reduced Whoopi Goldberg to tears on U.S. Tv on Friday (19Sep14) as they reminisced about their late friend Robin Williams.The When Harry Met Sally actor was a guest on Goldberg's daytime talk show...

Billy Crystal: 'Honouring Robin Williams At Emmys Was Hardest Thing Ever'

Actor Billy Crystal struggled through his Emmy Awards tribute to his late friend Robin Williams at last month's (Aug14) ceremony, branding the stage salute "the hardest thing" he has ever done.The When Harry Met Sally...

At Emmys, Billy Crystal Pays Tribute To "Beautiful Light" Robin Williams

Billy Crystal delivered a clever, witty and typically funny tribute to his late friend Robin Williams at the 66th Emmy Awards on Monday (August 25, 2014). Crystal teamed up with Whoopi Goldberg to recall a...

Billy Crystal Pays Tribute To Robin Williams At Emmy Awards

Billy Crystal delivered a glowing tribute to his friend Robin Williams at the Emmy Awards last night (25.08.14).The comedian explained that, irrespective of the occasion, Williams - who died on August 11 - always managed...

Billy Crystal Pays Emotional Tribute To Late Comedian Robin Williams At Emmy Awards 2014

Robin Williams was honoured at the Primetime Emmy Awards 2014 on Monday (25th August) by his close friend Billy Crystal. Crystal's speech was sombre and poignant, in contrast to the vibrant man he described and...

Billy Crystal Salutes Robin Williams At Primetime Emmys

Veteran actor Billy Crystal saluted his late friend and fellow funnyman Robin Williams as a comedic "genius" in a touching tribute at the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Monday (25Aug14).The Oscar-winning Good...

Robin Williams To Be Honoured By Billy Crystal

Billy Crystal will honour the late Robin Williams at the upcoming Emmy Awards.The 66-year-old comedian will lead tributes to his longtime friend, who was found dead at his home in Tiburon, California on August 11...

Billy Crystal To Honour Williams At Emmy Awards

Billy Crystal will honour his late pal Robin Williams at the Emmy Awards on Monday (25Aug14).Announcing the news on Tuesday (20Aug14), show executive producer Don Mischer revealed the award ceremony would honour the Good Will...

Billy Crystal And Meg Ryan Reunite For Rob Reiner Celebration

Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan reunited at the Lincoln Center in New York City on Monday (28Apr14) to honour their When Harry Met Sally... director Rob Reiner.The prolific filmmaker, whose hits include This is Spinal...

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