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Ashley Judd Lost a Role Because She Wouldn't Take Her Shirt Off During the Screen Test

Ashley Judd Lost a Role Because She Wouldn't Take Her Shirt Off During the Screen Test

Ashley Judd is opening up about her experiences with sexual harassment and gender bias in Hollywood.

The Monster actress took the stage for Univision Communications’ Behind the Camera: Where Diversity Begins panel during Sundance Film Festival on Sunday (January 21) in Park City, Utah.

“Well first of all, my first audition yielded a screen test and I was asked to take my shirt off. It was between another woman and me, and I said that isn’t about our acting, that’s about evaluating a pair of breasts. And the answer was not ‘no’ but ‘hell no,’” Ashley said on stage.

She also revealed the price she has had to pay in her fight against sexual harassment.

“I have to know the hill on which I’m willing to die. And the hill on which I’m willing to die is equality, and if that means going to jail, being maligned, being defamed, having tremendous economic loss because I stood up to Harvey Weinstein — and it’s incalculable the amount of money I could have made that I didn’t — that’s the hill on which I’m willing to die,” Ashley added.

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Nick Jonas Teams Up With John Varvatos for New Collection

Nick Jonas Teams Up With John Varvatos for New Collection

Nick Jonas has joined forces with John Varvatos for the brand’s new Spring/Summer 2018 capsule collection!

The 25-year-old Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle star and the fashion designer announced their collaboration, JV x NJ, on Monday (January 22).

Nick is the face of the brand, and he appears in a short film shot in New York City.

“We sat down at dinner and I knew right away this was going to be a great friend of mine,” Nick said in a statement. “I think it made sense to both of us. The human connection was so real because the friendship evolved in such a natural way, the next step was trying to make something great together. Beyond just fashion and music and the tie in there, we’re thinking big picture about how do we influence the world in some way.”

Click inside to hear what else he had to say…More Here! »

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Busy Philipps Tears Up While Remembering Heath Ledger

Busy Philipps Tears Up While Remembering Heath Ledger

Busy Philipps is opening up about Heath Ledger on the 10th anniversary of his passing.

The 38-year-old actress was close with Heath while he was engaged to her best friend Michelle Williams.

Busy took to her Instagram story to talk about Heath and how MGMT‘s song “Time to Pretend” reminds her of him.

“I was just driving and I was thinking about my friends Heath who died 10 years ago and this song came on, ‘Time to Pretend,’” she said in the video.

She continued, “It came out after he passed away and I remember when it came out, because [I thought] it made me think of him. I just thought he would have liked this song. And for some reason, every time I hear this song…it’s weird.”

Head to her Instagram to hear all that she had to say.

Our thoughts are with Heath‘s friends and family on this difficult day.

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Ben Affleck & Lindsay Shookus Make a Sports Shop Stop!

Ben Affleck & Lindsay Shookus Make a Sports Shop Stop!

Ben Affleck and Lindsay Shookus are getting in some more quality time in NYC!

The couple was spotted while out and about on Monday afternoon (January 22) in New York City.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Ben Affleck

Both Ben and Lindsay rocked leather jackets as they headed inside Paragon Sports for some shopping. They were later seen exiting the store with a full bag of items!

The day before, Ben and Lindsay took a stroll in the Big Apple and stopped for lunch with a friend.

Ben has been in the city for a few days as the couple spend some time together.

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Sara Bareilles Returns to Broadway, Breaks Box Office Records

Sara Bareilles Returns to Broadway, Breaks Box Office Records

Sara Bareilles is back on Broadway in the musical Waitress and she helped the show break box office records in her first week back!

The Grammy and Tony-nominated singer, who wrote the music for Waitress, is now starring alongside her longtime friend Jason Mraz in the musical.

Waitress grossed $1,608,291.60 in the week ending January 21, 2018. This marks not only the highest grossing week thus far for the hit musical, but also the highest grossing week ever for the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, according to BroadwayWorld.com.

The previous record was set by Waitress for the week ending January 1, 2017, when the show grossed $1,452,079.60. This was also for a nine-show week whereas the current record was set with just eight shows.

The performance on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 8pm also marked the single highest grossing performance ever with $217,571.00.

Congrats to Sara on the massive success of her show. You can see her in the musical now through February 25.

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Taylor Kitsch & Melissa Benoist Join 'Waco' Cast for a Press Day

Taylor Kitsch & Melissa Benoist Join 'Waco' Cast for a Press Day

Melissa Benoist and Taylor Kitsch share a laugh while participating in an interview at the Build Series on Monday afternoon (January 22) in New York City.

The actors joined Michael Shannon and more co-stars from their new Paramount Network series Waco to chat about the show.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Melissa Benoist

Melissa and Taylor also stopped by SiriusXM that day to continue their press duties. She was looking super chic in her leather outfit!

FYI: Melissa is wearing a Zeynep Arcay leather blazer and trousers.

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Naomi Watts Shares Touching Tribute to Heath Ledger

Naomi Watts Shares Touching Tribute to Heath Ledger

Naomi Watts is remembering Heath Ledger on the 10 year anniversary of his death.

The 49-year-old actress dated Heath from 2002 to 2004, prior to his tragic passing in 2008 when he was just 28.

Naomi took to her Instagram to share a handsome photo of the late actor and write a touching tribute in his honor.

“Thinking about this beautiful soul today. 10 years ago he left this world,”
Naomi wrote.

She added, “He was a true original. Heart always on his sleeve, with the most powerful charisma, strength, humor and talent. I will never forget his gentle spirit.”

Our thoughts are with Heath‘s friends and family on this difficult day.