10:55 AM EDT 09/13/2016
Masters of Sex
Beau Bridges Says Playing a Closeted Gay Man Was a 'Wonderful Chance to Shed Light on What That Was Like'
Originally posted 09/08/2016 10:40AM
Beau Bridges has portrayed an eclectic mix of roles over his six-decade career in Hollywood, but a turn as Barton Scully, the married Provost of Washington University on Showtime's Masters of Sex, really intrigued the actor.
"To be a powerful, closeted gay man in those times was a very tough place to be," Bridges tells PEOPLE in this week's issue. "I realized this was a wonderful chance to shed light on what that was like."
Sarah Silverman Says Boyfriend Michael Sheen's Okay with Her Using Their Sex Life in Her Comedy: 'Because No One Will Believe It's True'
Originally posted 05/17/2016 10:05AM
Comedian Sarah Silverman confesses that one of the reasons her boyfriend Michael Sheen makes a great romantic partner for her is that he doesn't mind if she uses their real-life relationship quirks as fodder for her standup material.
"I have so much material about him, and he's always great about it," Silverman, 45, told PEOPLE as the couple attended a special awards consideration screening of Masters of Sex.
"One, he's not going to like inhibit my art and my process, and I appreciate that," explained Silverman, who's renowned for her outrageously risqué, scatological, taboo-testing and frequently sexually charged standup routines. "But also because he said, 'No one will ever believe that it's true. No one will ever believe that everything you're saying is exactly true.' "
"So I said, 'Yeah, you're right' – except now, when I'm telling PEOPLE magazine it's all true!" she laughed.
Originally posted 05/11/2016 12:45PM
The actress and husband Joe Tapper are "so excited" to welcome their son in early September, they tell PEOPLE exclusively
Masters of Sex Season 3 Premiere: Masters & Johnson Learn What Life (and Sex) Is Like in the Limelight
Originally posted 07/12/2015 03:50PM
Originally posted 05/05/2015 03:00PM
Charles joins Showtime's Masters of Sex for a major role in season 3, which premieres July 12
Originally posted 08/25/2014 03:10PM
Though the duo has been spotted out spending time together, Lizzy Caplan is setting the record straight about her relationship with Bachelorette costar James Marsden.
Originally posted 07/11/2014 10:40AM
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Originally posted 07/10/2014 05:05PM
Good thing Lizzy Caplan doesn't give too much credence to her daily horoscope.
Originally posted 04/28/2014 07:20AM
Chinese authorities have ordered video streaming websites in the country to stop showing four popular American TV shows, including The Big Bang Theory and The Good Wife, representatives from two sites said Sunday.
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