07:03 AM EDT 10/03/2014
Originally posted 12/29/2008 04:00PM
Barbra Streisand is counted among Hollywood's royalty – but the singer is opening up about her humble beginnings.
"We never had a couch. We never had a living room," the singer/actress, who grew up living in a Brooklyn housing project, says in an interview set to air on CBS's Early Show Tuesday.
"We only had a dining room and then my grandmother and grandfather lived in one bedroom. My mother, my brother and I slept in another bedroom … Now, I love couches," says the star.
Another thing she lived without: "You know, I never had a doll – I had a hot water bottle," says Streisand.
Originally posted 11/09/2004 12:00PM
Barbra Streisand, never one to shy away from politics, has released a statement regarding President Bush's victory in last Tuesday's national election, in which the highly vocal Democrat quotes Thomas Jefferson.
Originally posted 06/03/2004 02:00PM
The stars will be singing the praises of Democratic presidential hopeful John Kerry next week in two separate fund-raising concerts: one on Monday at Los Angeles's Walt Disney Concert Hall and one Thursday at New York's Radio City Music Hall.
Originally posted 01/27/2004 01:45AM
Newly established box-office star Ashton Kutcher, whose critically bashed "The Butterfly Effect" emerged as last weekend's No. 1 movie, will team with "Something's Gotta Give" costar Amanda Peet for the upcoming romantic comedy "A Lot Like Love," according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Originally posted 06/02/2003 10:00AM
Barbra Streisand has launched a $10 million lawsuit against an aerial photographer and his associates, claiming that the pictures they took of her Malibu home and property violate her right to privacy.
Originally posted 11/13/2002 11:00AM
Vince Gill is getting a special gift for Thanksgiving: a duet with Barbra Streisand.
Originally posted 09/30/2002 12:00PM
In the audience: Christian Slater and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, as well as top House Democrats, including the Minority Leader from Missouri, Dick Gephardt.
Originally posted 08/20/2002 01:00PM
The notoriously stage-shy diva agrees to come out of retirement and take the stage for a $500-a-ticket Democratic fund-raiser.
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