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Celebrities Mourn Jonathan Demme's Death - Read Tweets

Celebrities Mourn Jonathan Demme's Death - Read Tweets

Celebrities have been taking to social media to mourn the death of director Jonathan Demme.

The 73-year-old director has an impressive resume of films he’s directed and has worked with tons of actors. He reportedly had been battling cancer.

Jonathan won an Oscar for Silence of the Lambs, and directed Philadelphia, Rachel Getting Married, The Manchurian Candidate, Married to the Mob, and so many more.

Click inside to read what some celebrities had to say about the late Jonathan Demme…More Here! »

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Meryl Streep Gets Praised By Viola Davis: 'I Always Feel Like She Sees Me'

Meryl Streep Gets Praised By Viola Davis: 'I Always Feel Like She Sees Me'

Viola Davis is opening up about her friendship with Meryl Streep, who wrote an essay about her after she was named one of Time magazine’s most influential people.

“What I love about Meryl is I always feel like she sees me,” Viola, 51, told ET while hitting the carpet at the Time 100 Gala on Tuesday night (April 25) in New York City. “I never feel like the words she has for me are haphazard. I feel like they’re very specific and they’re well thought out and that makes me feel good. It makes me feel like she really is a friend, that she really takes me in.”

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“Besides the fact that it’s Meryl Streep, she really doesn’t have to give me anything, really,” Viola added. “When she just sends me a text message she doesn’t know I get so happy. I try to play it off, I really do, I’m like, ‘Oh ok well have a good day’ but I’m really like, ‘Oh my god, she texted me back!’”

Pictured: Meryl hitting the red carpet with composer, lyricist and honoree Stephen Sondheim, Alan Cumming and Audra McDonald at PEN America’s 2017 Literary Gala held at the American Museum of Natural History on Tuesday (April 25) in New York City.

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Chris Soules Called 911 Before Fleeing Scene of Deadly Crash - Audio Revelead

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Jonathan Demme Dead - Oscar-Winning Director Dies at 73

Jonathan Demme Dead - Oscar-Winning Director Dies at 73

Jonathan Demme, who won an Oscar for directing the horror film Silence of the Lambs, has passed away at the age of 73.

According to reports, he passed away from esophageal cancer and complications from heart disease, IndieWire reports. Jonathan originally battled the disease back in 2010, but suffered a recurrence in 2015 and deteriorated in recent weeks.

In addition to directing Silence of the Lambs, Jonathan also directed Philadelphia, 2004′s The Manchurian Candidate, Melvin and Howard, Justin Timberlake + the Tennessee Kids, and many more. He worked with countless actors including Meryl Streep, Jodie Foster, Denzel Washington, Tom Hanks and more.

Jonathan is survived by his wife, artist Joanne Howard, and their three children.

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Pete Davidson Credits Girlfriend Cazzie David For Helping Him Stay Sober: 'I'm Very Lucky'

Pete Davidson Credits Girlfriend Cazzie David For Helping Him Stay Sober: 'I'm Very Lucky'

Pete Davidson is opening up about feeling thankful for having his girlfriend Cazzie David by his side while becoming sober for the first time in eight years.

“I’m very lucky. She’s very, very supportive.” the 23-year-old Saturday Night Live star expressed (via ET) while attending The Natural Resources Defense Council’s STAND UP! for the Planet benefit on Tuesday (April 25) at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts with Cazzie, who is Larry David‘s daughter, by his side.

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“She’s the most beautiful girl in the world, look how lucky I am. She’s so smart, look how smart she is,” Pete continued. “She is a very, very wonderful lady.”

“He really loves that I’m dating a comedian,” Cazzie revealed about her father Larry. “He loves it because he feels like the only people he can talk to are people who also make jokes. It worked out very well.”

Also in attendance at the benefit was Julia Louis Dreyfus, Amanda Peet, Jordana Brewster, Jerrod Carmichael, Martin Short, Molly Sims and her hubby Scott Stuber, Tony Hale, Pierce Brosnan, Chris Messina and wife Jennifer Todd, Marcia Cross and Christopher Meloni.

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Bill Cosby's Daughter Defends Him, Calls Rape Allegations 'Harsh & Hurtful'

Bill Cosby's Daughter Defends Him, Calls Rape Allegations 'Harsh & Hurtful'

Bill Cosby has been accused by over fifty women of rape, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, and more over the course of his career. Now, his daughter Evin is coming to his defense in a letter written to the public.

“My dad tried to defend himself. His lawyers tried to defend him, but they all got sued. People were constantly reaching out to me about why doesn’t your dad say something. I kept saying he’s trying, but the media is only interested in the stories of the women. Friends of ours tried to help, but the media wouldn’t print what they said or knew. Our friends that spoke up were pressured to shut up. No one wanted to print their supportive words. We live in a scandalous country where the more sexualized and provocative the story, the more attention it gets,” Evin wrote in her THR letter.

“The harsh and hurtful accusations of things that supposedly happened 40 or 50 years ago, before I was born, in another lifetime, and that have been carelessly repeated as truth without allowing my dad to defend himself and without requiring proof, has punished not just my dad but every one of us. They have punished the talented people who were still earning money and feeding their families from my dad’s shows and work. I am pleased that finally we are seeing the whole picture and seeing cases and claims dismissed from court. I just hope that those who pre-judged my dad are now willing to admit that they were wrong,” she continued.

Read the full letter over at The Hollywood Reporter.

Scarlett Johansson & Her Bachelorette Party Crew Get 'Rough Night' Character Posters!

Scarlett Johansson & Her Bachelorette Party Crew Get 'Rough Night' Character Posters!

Scarlett Johansson and her crew – Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell, Ilana Glazer, and Zoe Kravitz – are featured in five new character posters for their movie Rough Night!

The film, which hits theaters later this summer on June 16, takes place during a bachelorette party weekend, where a male stripped winds up dead.

ALSO CHECK OUT: New Trailer for ‘Rough Night’ Shows the Women Killing a Stripper

Colton Haynes, Demi Moore, Ty Burrell, and more also star. Be sure to check out the film when it hits theaters!

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