02:18 PM EDT 03/19/2015
Originally posted 03/11/2014 12:30PM
It's been more than a decade since VH1's I Love the '80s went off the air, and in its absence, American teens have fallen behind in the crucial area of '80s awareness.
Fortunately the fight to remember the '80s has found its first celebrity spokesperson: Footloose star Kevin Bacon, who recorded a public service announcement for Mashable addressing the '80s remembrance gap.
Originally posted 02/17/2014 10:00AM
A young rebel rides into town alone and starts a dancing revolution against the wishes of the local elites, who think this youthful hedonism is all too much – the plot of the Kevin Bacon classic Footloose clearly bears no similarities to the world of today.
As the film that encouraged us all to cut our feet loose celebrates its 30th anniversary on Feb. 17, it's time to imagine a modern update. No, not the 2011 remake that is – unconscionably – the No. 1 Google result for "Footloose."
Instead, let's envision a different new Footloose, one that stars the one woman in America whose dance moves (solo or otherwise) can still cause a stir.
Originally posted 01/20/2014 04:30PM
You might recognize actress Valerie Cruz from her recurring roles on True Blood, Dexter, Homeland and Nip/Tuck, on which she starred opposite TV hunks Julian McMahon, Michael C. Hall, Jimmy Smits and Alexander Skarsgard.
Her latest role, as FBI Agent Gina Mendez on FOX's hit series The Following – it returned for its second season Sunday night – adds to her impressive resumé. It also officially places the 37-year-old stunner one degree closer to Kevin Bacon. She's also working on a new Amazon series called Bosch based on the Michael Connelly books.
Here are five "degrees" to get you closer to knowing all about Cruz:
Originally posted 01/13/2014 03:45PM
Apparently star power runs in the Bacon blood.
Originally posted 01/12/2014 10:05PM
Originally posted 01/12/2014 07:45AM
Proud parents of 2014 Miss Golden Globe, Sosie Bacon, Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick, did double duty Saturday night: seeing to a good cause, the Third Annual Sean Penn & Friends Help Haiti Home (A Gala for Haitian Relief), and seeing that their 21-year-old daughter was ready for Globes duty on Sunday night.
Originally posted 01/11/2014 10:55AM
Sosie Bacon may only be 21, but she has a lot going for her.
Originally posted 12/23/2013 03:30PM
Happy holidays from the stars to you.
Originally posted 12/08/2013 02:45PM
Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick's daughter Sosie Bacon has been named Miss Golden Globe 2014 and her parents are beyond thrilled.
"I'm very, very proud of my little girl," Bacon, 55, told PEOPLE at Friday's American Hustle after party presented by Peggy Siegal and OPI in New York. "I'm proud of her 365 days a year, and Kyra and I will be even more proud of her on that night."
Sosie, a 21-year-old actress, will assist hosts Amy Poehler and Tina Fey on stage during the Golden Globe ceremony, which will be presented live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 12.
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