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Closer Weekly

September 23, 2019

Closer Weekly reports the latest news about a generation of celebrities who deserve to be called "stars"- from Dolly Parton and Doris Day to Michael Douglas and Paul McCartney. Along with health tips, decorating advice and delicious recipies, each issue is packed with features that you won't get in any other magazine.

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news now

JULIE NEWMAR “If you wake up happy, you’re going to have more success on Earth.”— Julie, to Closer Letting the Cat Out of the Bag She’s ready to spill secrets — and the cat hasn’t got her tongue! Hollywood icon and Batman supervillain Julie Newmar reveals to Closer exclusively that she’s writing her memoirs, The Nine Lives of Julie Newmar. Will she kiss and tell? “Oh, my dear, you know, as long as they’re dead, I can do that!” the Artist Forever Known as Catwoman purrs. “I mean, how much can they yell at me?” Julie, who recently turned 86, will also write about her childhood in LA as the daughter of a football player and a Ziegfeld Follies dancer. “Do you know the first word I ever said was beautiful?” she shares.…

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hellos & goodbyes

● WEDDING BELLS Labor of love. Over the Labor Day weekend, Lodge 49’s Wyatt Russell, 33, and actress Meredith Hagner, 32, got hitched in a Western-themed ceremony at the Colorado ranch of his folks, Goldie Hawn, 73, and Kurt Russell, 68. Meanwhile, Supergirl’s Melissa Benoist, 30, and Chris Wood, 31, tied the knot in Ojai, Calif., and Whiplash star Miles Teller, 32, married girlfriend Keleigh Sperry, 26, in Hawaii. ● SCENE-SETTER Alright, alright, alum. Recently, Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey, 49, was appointed as professor of practice at his alma mater the University of Texas at Austin. He’ll be joining the faculty of UT’s Moody College of Communications, where he had been a visiting instructor teaching a course called Script to Screen. “It’s the class I wish I would have had when I was…

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picture perfect

BARBARA EDEN Living the Dream At the Hollywood Museum’s Aug. 22 I Dream of Jeannie lobby dedication in LA, Barbara was as modest as the outfit that famously covered her belly button for ’60s TV censors. “They’re honoring my costume,” she told Closer. “But it feels great!” Pals like Peter Marshall, Loni Anderson, Anson Williams and more helped her celebrate with some cake! KIRSTEN DUNST Star Mom There were two major unveilings at LA’s Hollywood Walk of Fame on Aug. 29: a star for Kirsten (who’s been one since 1994’s Interview With the Vampire, when she was 11) and the first public appearance of Ennis, 16 months, her son with actor Jesse Plemons. “It almost feels like I get to be at my own funeral,” she joked. “When else do you get to hear people…

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farewell to a tv favorite

Ed Asner put it best, praising his former Mary Tyler Moore Show co-star Valerie Harper as “a beautiful woman, a wonderful actress and a great friend. Her brilliance burst through and shined its light upon all of us.” Mary Richards could turn the world on with her smile, but her BFF and onetime upstairs neighbor, Valerie’s Rhoda Morgenstern, warmed the hearts of the world with her plucky chutzpah. So, too, did Valerie, who died on Aug. 30 at 80 after a long and brave battle with leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, a rare condition in which cancer cells spread into the meninges, the membranes surrounding the brain. Mary and Rhoda’s on-screen relationship felt so real because Mary Tyler Moore and Valerie truly bonded behind the scenes. “Almost any scene we ever did, we could look…

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the roles of valerie’s lifetime

THE MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW Valerie won four Emmys for playing Rhoda — three on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and one on Rhoda. RHODA Her wedding became TV’s second-highest-rated episode ever, behind only Little Ricky’s birth on I Love Lucy. VALERIE “She was a very, very special person,” raves Jason Bateman, who played her son on the ’80s sitcom. “And someone I learned a lot from.” DANCING WITH THE STARS Valerie hoped it “might prove inspiring to people to see a 74-year-old woman with terminal cancer dancing.”…

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a very brady anniversary

It’s been a mind-boggling half-century since a “man named Brady” married a woman with “three very lovely girls.” Still, the passage of time hasn’t dimmed The Brady Bunch’s popularity. “Tens of millions of American kids would come home from school, make a peanut butter sandwich and watch The Brady Bunch,” Mike Lookinland (Bobby) tells Closer about the show’s enduring popularity in syndication. “Now those people have kids and some of them are old enough to have kids — we’re literally on the fourth generation who grew up with The Brady Bunch!” The surviving cast — Mike, 58, and his TV siblings Barry Williams, 64, Maureen Mc-Cormick, 63, Christopher Knight, 61, Eve Plumb, 61, and Susan Olsen, 58 — recently reunited for A Very Brady Renovation, an HGTV series about the restoration…