Topic: celebrity letters

Poll: Is Tyler Perry’s Letter To The 11-Year-Old Penn State Sexual Abuse Victim Genuine Or Opportunistic?

Poll: Is Tyler Perry's Letter To The 11-Year-Old Penn State Sexual Abuse Victim Genuine Or Opportunistic?

Filmmaker Tyler Perry has been very open about the sexual abuse since he admitted on The Oprah Winfrey Show in 2010 that he had been molested as a child. It makes sense, then, that he would reach out to the 11-year-old Penn State sexual abuse victim with an open letter. But are his motives entirely pure, or is he taking advantage of a national news story for attention? More »

Alan Rickman’s Heartfelt Goodbye to ‘Harry Potter’ Letter Proves That Snape Has a Heart

Alan Rickman's Heartfelt Goodbye to 'Harry Potter' Letter Proves That Snape Has a Heart

Blame it on nostalgia from seeing the Harry Potter exhibition in Times Square last weekend, but I thought this letter from Alan Rickman, posted in last month’s Empire magazine, was so sweet. He speaks highly of the young stars who portrayed the famous trio — Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint — as well as J.K. Rowling, who managed to entice him to play Severus Snape with only three of the seven books. More »