Variety's third annual "Power of Women" luncheon, set for September 23 in Beverly Hills, will honor five women: Annette Bening, Eva Longoria, Lea Michele, Stacey Snider and Olivia Wilde - all recognized for making a significant difference through their philanthropic efforts.
"The goal of Variety's Power of Women is to give voice to the philanthropic and charitable causes closest to our Lifetime Impact Honorees' hearts, and to utilize the influence of the entertainment community to generate momentum for these same causes," said Variety VP and Associate Publisher Michelle Sobrino-Stearns.
"Extra" correspondent Jerry Penacoli sat down with the cast of "Glee" to talk about their upcoming "Glee: The 3D Concert Movie" -- and the hoopla surrounding the reports that key cast members Lea Michele, Corey Monteith and Chris Colfer will be "graduating" from the show at the end Season 3.
The show's creator Ryan Murphy recently announced Michele, Monteith and Colfer would be leaving the show after the next season because their characters are seniors and would realistically be exiting high school. But during last week's FOX TCA tour, network executives clarified that it still an ongoing creative process and nothing concrete has been decided.
Perky "Glee" cast member Lea Michele opens up to Harper's Bazaar about her career plans, saying, "I don't stop. I want to do movies, make music. 'Glee' is only the beginning."
Michele, who refused to get plastic surgery, said, "Managers told me, 'Get a nose job. You're not pretty enough.' But I proved them wrong."
It looks like Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and Chris Colfer are among the "Glee" cast members permanently graduating at the end of Season 3 in 2012.
The hit FOX show just earned a slew of Emmy nominations, including one for Colfer, who toasted his nod for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series with "Extra's" Jerry Penacoli, and confirmed that this coming season will be his last.
"Do I wanna leave the show? Absolutely not," said Colfer. "This is home for me, but I understand. It's time for a conclusion."
"Glee" co-creator Ryan Murphy broke the news to the Hollywood Reporter. "You can keep them on the show for six years and people will criticize you for not being realistic, or you can be really true to life and say when they started the show they were very clearly sophomores and they should graduate at the end of their senior year."
Bride-to-be Reese Witherspoon is counting down to her wedding next weekend and is getting every last workout so she can slip into her designer wedding gown.
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Gleeks, rejoice! FOX's hit TV show announced "Glee Live! In Concert!," a North American concert tour starring 13 members of the cast, to begin this spring.
Kicking off Friday, May 21 at Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas, "Glee" stars Lea Michele (Rachel), Cory Monteith (Finn), Amber Riley (Mercedes), Chris Colfer (Kurt), Kevin McHale (Artie), Jenna Ushkowitz (Tina), Mark Salling (Puck), Dianna Agron (Quinn), Naya Rivera (Santana), Heather Morris (Brittany), Harry Shum, Jr. (Mike), Chord Overstreet (Sam) and Darren Criss (Blaine) will perform in an all-new singing and dancing celebration of the Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning show.
"The cast and I were so moved by the love and enthusiasm of our fans at last year's concerts that we knew we had to do it again," said show creator Ryan Murphy. "There is something magical about thousands of 'Gleeks' coming together to share a special night with our cast, and this tour is one way we can thank them for their unbelievable support from the beginning."
The list of celebrities participating in this year's Super Bowl continues to grow!
Lea Michele will sing America the Beautiful, Urban will croon one of his hits, and Maroon 5 is set to perform "Never Gonna Leave This Bed," the new single from their third studio album, "Hands All Over."
As previously announced, Christina Aguilera will perform the National Anthem (her second Super Bowl appearance) and Black Eyed Peas will star in this year's Bridgestone Super Bowl XLV Half-time Show.
Super Bowl Sunday is February 6.