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  1. Goldie Hawn's beauty and fame causes even John Travolta to be starstruckRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | FansShare

    ... she revealed in a recent interview where she explained why there was no sequel made to very successful "The First Wives Club". Never one to hold back with her opinions she blamed the lack of a sequel to Hollywood gender pay gap. She explained that ...

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  2. Thanks for the party, Leslie GoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Washington Blade

    ... from Dusty Springfield to Joan Jett to Diane Keaton, Bette Midler and Goldie Hawn in the movie "The First Wives Club." When Gore first recorded the tune in 1964, she saw it as a "humanist" song. Then she told the Minneapolis Tribune in 2010, "As I ...

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  3. NYU's UltraViolet Live Showcases University's Top Talent,...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Boo on Netflix's Orange is The New Black. DeLaria is well known for film roles in Edge of Seventeen and The First Wives Club in addition to many other film and television credits. She has also starred on Broadway in On The Town and The Rocky Horror ...

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  4. NYU's UltraViolet Live to Showcase University's Top Talent, ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Boo on Netflix's Orange is The New Black. DeLaria is well known for film roles in Edge of Seventeen and The First Wives Club in addition to many other film and television credits. She has also starred on Broadway in On The Town and The Rocky Horror ...

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  5. Goldie Hawn Explains Why There Was Never a Sequel to "The First Wives Club"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KZKX-FM Lincoln

    When The First Wives Club was released in 1996, it was a huge box office hit and eventually became a cult classic. So why wasn't there a sequel to the film that followed three ex-wives as they got revenge on their former husbands? "We were all women of a certain age, and everyone took a cut in salary to do it so the studio could make what it needed.

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  6. The First Wives Club sequel scrapped over...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | NewsNet5

    A follow-up to hit comedy THE FIRST WIVES CLUB was shelved because studio bosses weren't willing to increase GOLDIE HAWN, BETTE MIDLER and DIANE KEATON's salaries when the film became an unexpected hit. The 1996 film about three divorced women seeking revenge on their ex-husbands topped box offices around the world and left fans clamouring for a sequel, but in a new interview with the Harvard Business Review, Hawn reveals plans for a follow-up fell apart because studio bosses refused to pay the film's stars more money.

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  7. Goldie Hawn on the Infuriating Reason There Wasn't a First Wives Club SequelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Time

    Nineteen years ago, The First Wives Club proved that a movie starring self-proclaimed "women of a certain age" could not only become a huge cultural phenomenon , but could also be a box office success. So why didn't the instant classic get a sequel? In a recent interview with Harvard Business Review , Goldie Hawn says that we can thank Hollywood's notorious gender pay gap: The big money goes to kids and young men - big tent-pole movies, which are expensive but have a great return.

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  8. Goldie Hawn explains why no sequel to 'First Wives Club'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | WTOP-FM Washington

    When The First Wives Club was released in 1996, it was a huge box office hit and eventually became a cult classic. So why wasn't there a sequel to the film that followed three ex-wives as they got revenge on their former husbands? "We were all women of a certain age, and everyone took a cut in salary to do it so the studio could make what it needed.

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  9. Goldie Hawn Explains Why There Was Never a Sequel to "The First Wives Club"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... Friday's Games= Indiana at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. New Orleans at Orlando, 7 p.m. ... (NEW YORK) - When The First Wives Club was released in 1996, it was a huge box office hit and eventually became a cult classic. So why wasn't there a sequel to the ...

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  10. The First Wives Club Sequel Scrapped Over Salary WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | ContactMusic.com

    A follow-up to hit comedy The First Wives Club was shelved because studio bosses weren't willing to increase Goldie Hawn , Bette Midler and Diane Keaton 's salaries when the film became an unexpected hit. The 1996 film about three divorced women seeking revenge on their ex-husbands topped box offices around the world and left fans clamouring for a sequel, but in a new interview with the Harvard Business Review, Hawn reveals plans for a follow-up fell apart because studio bosses refused to pay the film's stars more money.

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  11. Goldie Hawn Reveals Shady First Wives Club DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Refinery 29

    Have you ever wondered why they never came out with a sequel to The First Wives Club ? Goldie Hawn has the answer. We won't sugarcoat it - it's pretty disappointing.

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  12. Goldie Hawn Explains Why a First Wives Club Sequel Was Scrapped...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | E! Online

    Nineteen years after The First Wives club became a cult classic, one of its stars has finally revealed why a proposed sequel was scrapped. Goldie Hawn , who played washed-up Oscar winner Elise Elliot Atchison, explains that "the big money goes to kids and young men."

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  13. First Wives Club Musical Attacks "Dumb Girl Culture" With Motown HitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Playbill

    The hit comedy "The First Wives Club," about divorced women seeking revenge on their former husbands, has been adapted into a stage musical playing Chicago's Oriental Theatre. Musicals often take a long and winding road on their way to Broadway.

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  14. Goldie Hawn Explains Why We Never Got "The First Wives Club" SequelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    Goldie Hawn spoke with the Harvard Business Review about many things including sexism and how that played into the sequel for The First Wives Club. The entire article is good if you are a fan of Goldie.

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  15. Ansel Elgort, Alabama, Hillary Clinton, Kissing Kevin SpaceyRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Towleroad

    ... and Ronald Reagan speeches. Goldie Hawn tells Harvard Business Review about why there was no sequel to The First Wives Club : "We were all women of a certain age, and everyone took a cut in salary to do it so the studio could make what it needed. We ...

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  16. Goldie Hawn Reveals Why 'The First Wives Club' Sequel Didn't Get MadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Queerty

    We were all women of a certain age, and everyone took a cut in salary to do it so the studio could make what it needed. We all took a smaller back end than usual and a much smaller front end.

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  17. Lesley Gore, 68: Protofeminist heroineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Philly.com

    ... of the song are by the unlikely trio of Diane Keaton, Bette Midler, and Goldie Hawn in the 1996 movie The First Wives Club , and its use as a get-out-the-vote PSA with reproductive-rights resonance during the 2012 U.S. presidential campaign. The ...

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  18. Gore on a pivotal year and a breakthrough anthemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Boston.com

    ... in other languages (check out the German one, "Goodbye Tony" ). In 1996, it took on new life through "The First Wives Club," with the film's stars Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn, and Diane Keaton hamming it up as a wicked tale of revenge. More recently, ...

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  19. "It's My Party" Singer Dies at 68Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Externals

    ... occasions such as when Diane Keaton, Bette Midler and Goldie Hawnin covered the song for the 1996 film The First Wives Club. The song was also featured during a 2012 PSA about reproductive rights, which starred Girls star Lena Dunham. Gore also made ...

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  20. 'It's My Party': Feminist singer Lesley Gore dead at 68Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Raw Story

    ... The song, later covered by Dusty Springfield and by a trio including Bette Midler in the movie "The First Wives Club," was unusually forthright in an era long before Beyonce and other successful women in music have embraced feminism. "It's always ...

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