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Rebel Wilson Says She's Never Been Pressured To Lose Weight

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 01.28.2016 | Entertainment

It seems that nearly every actress in Hollywood has a story from the time a producer/director/agent asked them drop a few pounds, but that's not a re...

"Everything you've heard.........it's all true."

Tony Woodcock | Posted 01.25.2016 | Arts
Tony Woodcock

Like millions of other people I couldn't wait for the premiere of the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens last December. I attended a few days after the ...

May the Force Be With You As a Seasoned Woman at Work

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 01.15.2016 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

The double standard for men and women continues in the workplace. The recent media debate about whether Carrie Fisher is aging well or not in the blockbuster, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" movie, is an example of women facing scrutiny about looks and appearance in the workplace that does not equally apply to men.

Youth and Beauty are not Accomplishments

Jim Joseph | Posted 01.12.2016 | Fifty
Jim Joseph

I may be the only one on the planet willing to say this right now...but I am not a fan of the Star Wars franchise. Sure I saw the first film back when...

How Carrie Fisher Is Leading The Fight Against Ageism

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 01.09.2016 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

It's illegal for employers to allow the age of their workers to influence decisions about hiring, promotion, and retention. There are laws banning discrimination in the workplace on the basis of age in the U.S. as well as the U.K. However, these laws don't mean that ageism doesn't exist in more subtle ways.

Carrie Fisher and the Cult of Casual Body Shaming

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 01.06.2016 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

The ways in which we talk about girls and women's bodies in our everyday matter every bit, if not more, as the way they get talked about by critics, columnists, and cultural pundits.

Shame on the Star Wars Body Shamers

Graham Milne | Posted 01.04.2016 | Entertainment
Graham Milne

The success of The Force Awakens should have been celebrated as an unreserved triumph for Carrie Fisher and yet, the movie not yet three weeks in theaters, it is instead dragging out old issues that she's struggled with her entire life.

An Open Letter To The Princess Leia Body-Shamers

Janet Eve Josselyn | Posted 12.31.2015 | Women
Janet Eve Josselyn

I have this to say to you: Stop it, you stupid, ignorant young idiots.

Carrie Fisher Shuts Down Critics On Twitter Like A Boss

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 12.29.2015 | Entertainment

Carrie Fisher doesn't have time to deal with senseless critics online.  The "Star Wars" icon took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to shut down peo...

Interviewing Hamill, Fisher and Ford in 1977 Before 'The Force' Was With Them

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 12.28.2015 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

The box office news just keeps on comin'. Having already passed $1 billion in ticket sales faster than any movie in history, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set to overtake Avatar as the highest grossing film of all time within days.

Pop Culture's Best Performances Of 2015

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.21.2015 | Entertainment

Whether an award show gave them proper due or the Internet paid them any mind doesn't matter when it comes to 2015's best performances, even though m...

Star Wars Returns! For the First Time In Over 20 Years!

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 12.18.2015 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

The special effects are wonderful from lightsabers to explosions and lasers from the guns. They are a huge part in the film and bring the movie to life.

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Is Like Visiting Old Friends

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.16.2015 | Entertainment

Many "Star Wars" fans vividly remember their early experiences with that galaxy far, far away, which makes it near impossible to recapture the magic ...

Here's What 'Star Wars' Movie Premieres Looked Like Through The Decades

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment

As the seventh installment of the epic space saga "Star Wars" debuts in theaters around the world this week, let's take a look back at movie premieres...

Carrie Fisher Can't Stop Swearing During 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Live Telecast

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment

Carrie Fisher was in fine form at the Los Angeles premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" on Monday night. The 59-year-old actress has been...

The Empire Strikes Back: A Lifetime in Three Years

David Glanzer | Posted 12.14.2015 | Entertainment
David Glanzer

As the summer of Star Wars turned to fall, it marked the beginning of the next school year, and here is where my life truly changed. While my best fri...

Watch Ellen And Carrie Fisher Sell 'Star Wars' Tickets On The Street

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 12.14.2015 | Entertainment

Ellen DeGeneres and Princess Leia just made a few "Star Wars" fans very happy.  In a segment for Monday's episode of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," ...

Carrie Fisher Is REALLY Not Enjoying Growing Older

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.10.2015 | Fifty

  Carrie Fisher, whose return to the big screen is imminent as General Leia in the much-anticipated blockbuster Star Wars Episode VII: The Force...

Carrie Fisher Calls Controversy Over Princess Leia Bikini Toys 'Stupid'

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 12.06.2015 | Entertainment

Carrie Fisher continues her candid press round for upcoming film "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."  The actor, who will reprise her role as L...

May 27, 1977 - MY FIRST TIME

David Glanzer | Posted 12.02.2015 | Entertainment
David Glanzer

It was a Friday night, and as was usual my best friend and I got together a few hours after school. What was unusual was we decided to go see a movie ...

Princess Leia Will Go By A Different Name In 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 11.11.2015 | Entertainment

But will her hairstyle change, too? It looks like Leia is dropping the title of princess in the upcoming installment of the epic sci-fi series. In an...

Princess Leia's Gold Bikini Could Become A 'Star Wars' Relic

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.04.2015 | Entertainment

Ross Geller may have to find a new fantasy because it looks like Princess Leia's gold bikini is going out of style. Disney is reportedly phasing out ...

Debbie Reynolds Shares Sweet Photo On Daughter Carrie Fisher's Birthday

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 10.25.2015 | Entertainment

It's nice to see that Hollywood hasn't ruined this family.  Legendary actress of stage, screen and "Halloweentown," Debbie Reynolds celebrated h...

THIS Is Why 'Princess Leia' Is The Realest Badass

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 10.22.2015 | Healthy Living

Carrie Fisher is a total badass. The actress, who is reprising her role as the formidable Princess Leia in the next installment of the Star ...

Mark Hamill Denies Famous 'Star Wars' Fumble

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 10.14.2015 | Entertainment

Perhaps no film franchise in the history of cinema has been as heavily scrutinized as "Star Wars." From continuity errors to the complete lack of che...