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Robert De Niro Criticizes Trump Administration’s ‘Hostility Towards Art’ in Lifetime Award Speech

9 May 2017 2:07 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Robert De Niro slammed President Donald Trump‘s government in a fiery speech as he accepted the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s 44th Chaplin Award, a lifetime achievement honor that has previously been bestowed on Audrey Hepburn, Al Pacino and Meryl Streep.

After thanking the film society for his award on Monday evening, joking that the organization waited until the release of Dirty Grandpa to give it to him, the Goodfellas star turned political, according to an Entertainment Weekly transcript.

Criticizing Trump’s administration’s “hostility towards art,” the 73-year-old actor described cuts to “life-saving and life-enhancing programs” such »

- Kate Samuelson

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Robert De Niro Slams "Mean-Spirited" Trump as He Accepts Career Honor

8 May 2017 6:40 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

"I don't make movies for rich liberal elites," Robert De Niro said Monday night during his speech accepting the Film Society of Lincoln Center's Chaplin Award at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theatre. "I've got my restaurants for that," he cracked, before adding, "I make them for everybody."

De Niro, the award's 44th recipient, was making the point that the "mean-spirited" Trump administration ought to stop targeting arts programs — he mentioned the National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities and Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which would be eliminated under the president's budget proposal — "for their own »

- Scott Feinberg

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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Attend Ballet Gala in NYC -- See Their Chic Black and White Looks!

14 April 2017 10:15 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are chic in New York City!

The stylish sisters attended Youth America Grand Prix's 2017 "Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow Gala" at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center on Thursday, both stepping out in floor-length dresses.

Watch: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Attend Rare Outing With Sister Elizabeth

Ashley opted for white for their rare appearance, pairing her bohemian frock with a black leather clutch, and rocking natural, loose waves. Mary-Kate wore a dress in her signature hue, black, styling it with a long-sleeved black tweed coat, platform wedges and green-and-silver earrings.

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Mary-Kate's husband, Olivier Sarkozy, was also in attendance, sporting a classic black tuxedo. He was all smiles while chatting with one of the young "stars of tomorrow" ballerinas at the gala performance, which featured guest performers from the world's leading dance companies.

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Last month, the 30-year-old twins opened up about balancing fame, fashion and freedom »

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