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Sophia Loren Rings In 80th Birthday with World's Richest Man!

Sophia Loren is surrounded by stars while attending her 80th birthday gala held on Saturday (September 20) at Museo Soumaya in Mexico City, Mexico.

The legendary actress was joined at the party by actors Forest Whitaker, Jon Voight, and Andy Garcia. The party was thrown by her longtime friend Carlos Slims, who just so happens to be the richest man in the world.

Sophia‘s son, director Edoardo Ponti and his wife, Rizzoli & Isles actress Sasha Alexander, were in attendance at the gala as well!

“Happy Birthday to my dear #SophiaLoren! What a beautiful time we had in #mexicocity. Muchos Gracias Carlos!” Sasha tweeted.

35+ pictures inside of Sophia Loren and her celeb friends at the party… More Here! »

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Robin Williams' Former Co-Stars Andy Garcia & Forest Whitaker Release Statements On Shocking Death

Robin Williams‘s former co-stars Andy Garcia and Forest Whitaker have just expressed their sadness after hearing about his sudden death.

“My heart is broken at the loss of our friend Robin Williams. I say our friend because he was a friend to all. The only thing that out shined the immensity of his genius was the enormity of his heart. He always embraced you with his generous infectious spirit. His extraordinary artistry will live forever, and if you had the great privilege of his warm embrace you to will forever have been blessed by Robin. Rest in peace my friend. We will miss you deeply,” Andy, who starred with the 63-year-old actor in the 1991 film Dead Again, shared to JustJared.com.

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Forest, who starred in Robin‘s hit film Good Morning, Vietnam, said, “The world has lost a special soul, Robin touched our hearts, he gave us laughter, he gave us joy, he made us think about the impossible. I’m blessed to have been able to walk inside his universe. He forever changed this world with his presence. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and to all those who hold him dear.”

We continue send out our thoughts and condolences to Robin‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

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Jason Bateman & Forest Whitaker Bring Wives to Independent Spirit Awards 2014!

Jason Bateman suits up while attending the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards at the beach on Saturday (March 1) in Santa Monica, Calif.

The 45-year-old actor was joined by Forest Whitaker, Josh Radnor, and Patton Oswalt.

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Forest‘s film Fruitvale Station won Best First Feature, beating out Blue Caprice, Concussion, Una Noche, Artieda, and Wadjda. Congrats Forest!

During the ceremony, Jason and Kathryn Hahn presented the Robert Altman Award to the Mud cast, which included Matthew McConaughey and Reese Witherspoon.

Jason and Forest‘s wives – Amanda Anka and Keisha Nash – were also seen attending the star-studded ceremony. More Here! »

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Oprah Winfrey & Forest Whitaker - NAACP Image Awards 2014

Oprah Winfrey hits the red carpet at the 2014 NAACP Image Awards held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Saturday evening (February 22) in Pasadena, Calif.

The 60-year-old actress and talk show queen was joined by her Lee Daniels’ The Butler co-stars Forest Whitaker (with wife Keisha), Terrence Howard (with wife Miranda), David Oyelowo, and Elijah Kelley.

During the show, David won the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture and Forest was presented the prestigious Chairman’s Award.

Oprah was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture and for Outstanding Talk Series, but unfortunately didn’t win either award. We’re sure she doesn’t mind!

FYI: David wearing a Ted Baker London suit.

15+ pictures inside of Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker at the awards show… More Here! »

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Forest Whitaker & Barkhad Abdi - Producers Guild Awards 2014

Forest Whitaker suits up while attending the 2014 Producers Guild of America Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday (January 19) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 52-year-old actor posed on the red carpet by producer Nina Yang Bongiovi, who worked with him on Fruitvale Station, which will be honored tonight with the Stanley Kramer Award.

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“We are very excited that Fruitvale Station is being honored with the Stanley Kramer Award. It is a testament to the director, the production team and the incredible efforts of the many talented people in our crew and cast who worked so hard because they believed in the message of this movie. Many thanks to the Producers Guild of America for this recognition,” Forest recently shared in a statement.

Barkhad Abdi was also spotted arriving at the ceremony, where his film Captain Phillips is nominated for The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures.

10+ pictures inside of Forest Whitaker and Barkhad Abdi attending the Producers Guild Awards… More Here! »

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Oprah Winfrey & Forest Whitaker - SAG Awards 2014 Red Carpet

Oprah Winfrey hits the red carpet at the 2014 Screen Actors Guild Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on Saturday (January 18) in Los Angeles.

The 59-year-old entertainer was joined on stage during the show by her Lee Daniels’ The Butler co-star Forest Whitaker to present a clip from their film, which is nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

Oprah received a nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role while Forest was nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role.

Also pictured inside: Forest posing on the red carpet with his wife Keisha.

FYI: Oprah is wearing a Badgley Mischka dress and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry. Keisha is wearing a Georges Chakra Couture gown. More Here! »

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Chiwetel Ejiofor & Forest Whitaker - Critics' Choice Awards 2014

Chiwetel Ejiofor and Forest Whitaker attend the 2014 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards held at Barker Hanger on Thursday (January 16) in Santa Monica, Calif.

During the show, Forest was presented the Joel Siegel Award for his work with his charity the Whitaker Peace and Development Initiative, which is dedicated to helping people affected by violence regardless of age, gender, nationality or faith.

Chiwetel was nominated for Best Actor for his work in the movie 12 Years a Slave, but he lost to Dallas Buyers Club‘s Matthew McConaughey.

Watch Forest‘s acceptance speech below!


Oprah Winfrey Honors Forest Whitaker with the Joel Siegel Award

20+ pictures inside of Chiwetel Ejiofor and Forest Whitaker at the awards show… More Here! »

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