Latest Debbie Reynolds Stories

2014-05-01 16:28:21

CALABASAS, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles based auction house Profiles in History is proud to present the third and final auction from actress Debbie Reynolds on May 17 and 18, 2014. This two-day sale features over 800 lots from Debbie Reynolds' legendary Hollywood collection covering the dawn of film on through Hollywood's golden age and beyond. Featuring props and costumes from films and stars like The Ten Commandments, Vivien Leigh's hat worn in Gone with the...

2012-06-21 23:01:31

According to court documents, on May 14th, 2012, Debbie Reynolds, of Reedy, W.V. filed a mass tort product liability claim in Philadelphia´s Common Pleas Court (case no. 120501125) alleging her use of the denture cream Fixodent caused her to experience paralysis and other physical injuries. In the April 1st, 2011 issue of General Dentistry, a study conducted by the University of Maryland was published revealing that excessive use of zinc-based denture adhesive cream may cause...

2011-04-25 12:05:00

LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Thalians 55th Anniversary Gala at the Playboy Mansion on April 30 is shaping up to be a jam-packed evening of music and comedy...and surprises. The Thalians will honor the iconic Hugh M. Hefner for a lifetime of philanthropy with the annual "Mr. Wonderful" award and also pays tribute to UCLA's Operation Mend. According to event chairs Kira and Bob Lorsch, the evening features an all-star entertainment line-up including Roastmaster General...

2011-03-29 12:41:00

LOS ANGELES, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Thalians, the entertainment industry's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to the treatment of mental health, will honor Hugh M. Hefner for a lifetime of philanthropy with the annual "Mr. Wonderful" award at their 55th Anniversary Gala at the Playboy Mansion, April 30, 2011. Timothy A. Miller, M.D., Chief of the Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Executive Director and Chief...

2009-08-03 12:35:31

Organizers of a British attempt at a world record for the most bikini-clad women photographed in one place say their bid failed when a paltry 42 women came out. Debbie Reynolds, 23, said the turnout at the Southend-on-Sea, England, beach was far less than the 1,924 women needed to break the world record, The Daily Telegraph reported Monday. It was sunny and everything, so we thought we'd get a good turnout, but it was very sad when we realized that 42 was the grand total, she said. It's...

2008-10-09 15:00:24

Clint Eastwood, the legendary international cinema icon, will be honored with The Thalians 53rd annual lifetime achievement award on Sunday, November 2 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel for his lifetime of contributions to entertainment as well as his humanitarian accomplishments. The award will be presented to Eastwood at The Thalians Ball, an evening which raises funds for the Thalians Mental Health Center at Cedars Sinai Hospital. The annual gala is co-hosted by The Thalians founding...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'