Lorrie Lynch

Lorrie Lynch is Entertainment and Lifestyle Editor for AARP Media. She is a veteran celeb writer who has been covering entertainers for longer than she cares to admit. Among her favorite interviews were those she conducted (separately) with George Clooney, John Travolta, Harrison Ford and Oprah Winfrey. Follow her on Twitter @lorrlelynch.
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Kevin Spacey and Julia Louis-Dreyfus play ruthless, narcissistic U.S. presidents on TV. But as they opened the general session at AARP’s Ideas@50+ event in San Diego Friday, the actors were charming Hollywood celebrities, sharing not only the secrets of making their shows but life lessons gleaned from their own successful careers.
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Julian Hernandez, 60, and Ká Wright, 51, tied for first place in AARP’s Boomer Superstar contest in San Diego Friday night. Each won $5,000 and an audition with music label 19 Recordings. “Dream the possibilities,” Hernandez told a rockin’ audience of Ideas@50+ attendees. “I’m living proof.”
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Eight potential Boomer Superstars are headed to AARP's "Ideas@50" event in San Diego next week in hope of winning $5,000 and an audition with music label 19 Recordings in the Boomer Superstar competition Sept. 5.
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If you didn't tune into the 66 th Primetime Emmys Monday night, you missed a whole lot of love of women of a certain age.
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Diane Sawyer is stepping down from her hard-earned anchor seat at ABC's World News, which means that we'll return to a TV news landscape where every evening news anchor is a white man. Should we care?
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There was something so special about Jackie Kennedy Onassis that 20 years later we still mourn her early death. On May 23, 1994, Onassis - one of our most celebrated first ladies - was buried in Arlington National Cemetery next to her first husband, President John Kennedy, their stillborn daughter and their son Patrick, who died two days after his birth in 1963.
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Leaving in the dust a string of sweethearts and a public declaration that he would never wed, George Clooney, two-time " Sexiest Man Alive," has asked Beirut-born lawyer Amal Alamuddin to marry him. Why now? Here are five theories:
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The greatest actress of our time, Meryl Streep, admitted to a college audience in Indiana recently that back in her youth she thought she might be "too ugly to be an actress." Unbelievable.
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With its announcement today that Stephen Colbert, host of Comedy Central's The Colbert Report, will replace the retiring David Letterman, CBS put the last baby boomer in a host's chair on a network late night show. And while Colbert turns 50 next month, his hiring is clearly a move by CBS to appeal to a younger demographic.
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The Grand Budapest Hotel gets a wider release this week. We also recommend Le Week-end, a poignant look at a long-married couple, Nick and Meg (Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan), returning to the scene of their Paris honeymoon in a bid to recapture a bit of the magic of their early years together. This small, quiet, lethal film is hardly the lighthearted rom-com its ads dangle before you - it's much better than that. FULL REVIEW
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