Without a doubt, the roles that women have taken on throughout the history of film has evolved dramatically. Film actresses of the Golden Age of Hollywood fought tooth and nail to attain the same respect as their male counterparts. And slowly, over time, we've seen women take on powerful and complex lead roles in blockbusters, comedies, dramas and everything in between, thanks to the work of leading ladies like Hattie McDaniel, Audrey Hepburn and Ava Gardner. Browse through the women who have changed film history.
Mariah Carey revealed her bipolar disorder diagnosis to ‘People’ magazine. Although she was first diagnosed in 2001, she “didn’t want to believe it” and only recently sought treatment after “the hardest couple of years I’ve been through.” She’s now in therapy and on medication.
Rachel McAdams has reportedly welcomed a baby boy with boyfriend Jamie Linden, who was shown carrying what appeared to be a newborn in photos obtained by Hollywood Pipeline. The actress kept her pregnancy under wraps until this February.
Angelina Jolie is reportedly “seeing someone” for the first time following her 2016 divorce from Brad Pitt, according to ‘Entertainment Tonight.’ A source told the show that the actress is ”seeing a handsome, older-looking man who is a real estate agent” and “isn’t a celebrity.”
A second, darker season of ‘The Handmaid's Tale’ drops on Hulu April 25. "We're all living, currently, in an Atwood world," said show creator Bruce Miller. Elisabeth Moss, who won a Golden Globe for her performance, plays a pregnant Offred on the run.
Miley Cyrus is facing a $300 million copyright infringement over her 2013 hit ‘We Can’t Stop.’ Jamaican singer and songwriter Michael May alleges the lyrics “We run things / Things don’t run we” and that significant vocal melody, rhythm, cadence and inflection were taken from his 1988 song.
Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake have put their NYC SoHo penthouse on the market for nearly $8 million after buying a $20 million apartment twice the size in Tribeca. The 3-bedroom, 2.6K square-foot apartment has 10-foot ceilings and a private wraparound terrace.
Director Greta Gerwig’s new movie, ‘Lady Bird’ -- which broke indie box office records when it came out this month -- is now a critics’ favorite: The coming-of-age story is the most reviewed film to stay at 100 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, unseating ‘Toy Story 2.’
Frances McDormand won best actress for ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,’ her second Oscar. "I have two words to leave with you tonight, ladies and gentlemen: inclusion rider," she said in yet another nod to the #MeToo movement and diversity.