SAG-AFTRA Foundation To Honor Jeffrey Katzenberg And Spike Lee With Its “Patron of the Artists Awards”

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Charity Benefit Takes Place Thursday, November 8, in Beverly Hills LOS ANGELES (September 25, 2018) – The SAG-AFTRA Foundation announced today it will present its Patron of the Artists Awards to entertainment industry leader, WndrCo Co-founder and NewTV (working title)…

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Why Hollywood Is Rushing to the Defense of This Cosby Show Actor

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InStyle.com | By Sam Reed The name Geoffrey Owens might not ring any bells to the casual observer of the Hollywood scene, but he's certainly caught the attention of a number of show biz's biggest players. Here's why you keep hearing about him. NBC/Getty Images Who is he? Owens is best known for his role as Elvin Tibideaux on The Cosby Show. He was recently job-shamed for picking up a side hustle: A…

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SAG-AFTRA Foundation to Honor Harrison Ford and Lady Gaga with “Artists Inspiration Award”

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Event Takes Place Thursday, November 8, in Beverly Hills  LOS ANGELES (September 4, 2018) – The SAG-AFTRA Foundation announced today it will bestow this year’s  Artists Inspiration Awards to legendary actor Harrison Ford and superstar performer and actor Lady…

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Actors Defend Cosby Show Alum Geoffrey Owens After He’s Photographed Working at Trader Joe’s

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People.com | By Emily Zauzmer Owens Larry Busacca/Getty Images Stars want their followers to know that all hard work is honorable. A number of celebrities and entertainment insiders jumped to Geoffrey Owens’ defense after the Daily Mail and Fox News reported that the Cosby Show alum now works at a Trader Joe’s in New Jersey. A shopper had snapped pictures of him bagging groceries. Owens played Elvin Tibideaux on The Cosby Show from 1985 to 1992. He has since appeared on a…

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Actors defend The Cosby Show star Geoffrey Owens against job shaming

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EW.com | By Nick Romano Geoffrey Owens, a former actor on The Cosby Show, found himself at the center of the news cycle when shoppers captured photos of him working at a New Jersey Trader Joe’s. The sighting sparked a number of articles that many on social media saw as acts of job shaming, but something good came out of it, too: actors, directors, and other creatives were inspired to come…

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Celebs defend former ‘Cosby Show’ actor Geoffrey Owens after Trader Joe’s job shaming

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USAToday.com | By Kevin Davis and Cydney Henderson   Hollywood is jumping to the defense of former “Cosby Show” actor Geoffrey Owens. A number of celebrities took to Twitter over Labor Day weekend to commend Owens' hard work, after Fox News and the Daily Mail reported that the 57-year-old actor had been spotted bagging groceries at a supermarket, a move many social media users viewed as a form of shaming. Owens played Sondra…

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Wanda Sykes Steals the Show Reading The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake for Storyline Online®

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LOS ANGELES (January 8, 2018) – Wanda Sykes is on the case to bring a love of reading to millions of children worldwide as the newest reader for the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s children’s literacy website Storyline Online® (storylineonline.net). Sykes reads The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake (storylineonline.net/books/missing-carrot-cake). Written by Robin Newman, illustrated by Deborah Zemke and published by Creston Books, The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake is a humorous,…

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