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Barbra Streisand Flattered by Jen Aniston's Homage to Her | Jennifer Aniston

Barbra Streisand Flattered by Jennifer Aniston's Transformation

Originally posted 08/05/2010 06:40PM

Jennifer Aniston's amazing transformation into Barbra Streisand has caught the attention of none other than the Funny Girl herself.

"I was very flattered that Jennifer Aniston chose to interpret my style with the photos in Harper's Bazaar," Streisand, 68, says on her Web site.

So much so that the Oscar winner and Grammy-winning singer posted her own set of look-alike photos of the two stars, which shows them each lying on their sides with their heads resting on their left hand.

Aniston, 41, who paid homage to her idol in the fashion magazine's September issue, is "a delightful person," says Streisand. "I think she did a wonderful job."

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Jennifer Aniston's Amazing Transformation into Barbra Streisand | Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston's Amazing Transformation into Barbra Streisand

Originally posted 08/04/2010 08:00AM

Jennifer Aniston is one funny lady – but in a new photo shoot she's channeling Funny Girl star Barbra Streisand.

Aniston, who is a Streisand superfan, didn't need much convincing to dress up like one of her idols for the September issue of Harper's Bazaar.

In fact, San Fernando Valley-born Aniston, 41, who stars in the Aug. 20 movie release The Switch, was already intimately acquainted with the Brooklyn-born Oscar-, Grammy-, Emmy- and Tony-winning superstar, 68.

"[Barbra] was wonderful, and you could talk to her about anything," Aniston tells the magazine about meeting Streisand at a Hollywood party on New Year's Eve a few years ago.

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Barbra Streisand Didn't Have a Doll, Couch Growing Up | Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand Didn't Have a Doll, Couch Growing Up

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.

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Barbra Bashes Bush and 'Reign of Witches' | Barbra Streisand

Barbra Bashes Bush and 'Reign of Witches'

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.

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Barbra, Billy, Whoopi Stump for Kerry | Barbra Streisand

Barbra, Billy, Whoopi Stump for Kerry

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.

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Ashton in 'Love,' Babs Meets 'Fockers'

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.

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Streisand Sues Over Photos of Home

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.

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Gill Duets with Babs for Thanksgiving

Originally posted 11/13/2002 11:00AM

Vince Gill is getting a special gift for Thanksgiving: a duet with Barbra Streisand.

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Barbra Streisand Sings for Democrats

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.

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Streisand: Only Retired for Republicans

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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