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Melanie Griffith Files for Divorce from Antonio Banderas

UpdatePosted 06/06/2014 03:00PM

Melanie Griffith Divorcing Antonio Banderas

Originally posted 06/06/2014 01:45PM

Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas are ending their 18-year marriage.

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Melanie Griffith Thrilled Her Daughter Dakota Johnson Will Be in 50 Shades

Melanie Griffith Thrilled Her Daughter Dakota Johnson Will Be in 50 Shades

Originally posted 09/03/2013 09:30AM

Melanie Griffith is 50 shades of delighted!

The actress spoke out Monday of her joy after author E L James revealed that Griffith and Don Johnson's daughter Dakota Johnson has been cast as Anastasia in the movie version of Fifty Shades of Grey.

"My beautiful child Dakota has been chosen to play Anna Steele in 50 Shades," Griffith, 56, wrote on Twitter. "Look out world! Here she comes!!! #proudmama."

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It's Official: Dakota Johnson & Charlie Hunnam Cast in Fifty Shades

UpdatePosted 09/02/2013 03:00PM

Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam Cast as Leads in Fifty Shades of Grey

Originally posted 09/02/2013 12:00PM

Fans of Fifty Shades of Grey have been waiting with bated breath to find out who would bring the erotic novel to life on the big screen.

Now, they know: On Monday, author E L James Tweeted, "I am delighted to let you know that the lovely Dakota Johnson has agreed to be our Anastasia in the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey."

The daughter of actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith, Johnson, 23, is a model-turned-actress who has been seen in The Social Network and the short-lived sitcom Ben and Kate.

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'90s Nostalgia: Stars from Beverly Hills, 90210 and Home Improvement Reunite

Beverly Hills, 90210 and Home Improvement Stars Reunite at L.A. Premiere

Originally posted 08/15/2013 02:35PM

Attention '90s TV fans: Prepare to have your minds blown.

On Wednesday, the Los Angeles red carpet premiere of Dark Tourist starring Melanie Griffith featured a double reunion of stars from two beloved '90s shows: Beverly Hills, 90210 and Home Improvement.

Beverly Hills' resident hunks Luke Perry and Jason Priestly, who played Dylan McKay and Brandon Walsh, looked as cooly casual as they found each other on the carpet and posed for photos with their signature smoldering stares. (Last year, the pair appeared together in an Old Navy commercial featuring fellow Beverly Hills alum Jennie Garth.)

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Pink Trades Sweatpants for Breast Cancer Benefit in L.A. | Pink

Pink Trades Sweatpants for Breast Cancer Benefit in L.A.

Originally posted 11/14/2012 06:00AM

Pink took a break from mommy duties to perform at Sony Studios in Culver City,Calif., benefitting the Margie Petersen Breast Center at Saint John's Health Center on Monday.

The "Blow Me (One Last Kiss)" singer wore a black long-sleeved top and a black leather skirt to perform an 11-song set. The star-studded audience included Heather Locklear, Valerie Bertinelli, Melanie Griffith and Rita Wilson.

"It's been a while since I sang. I'm usually in sweatpants singing 'Shoo Fly, Don't Bother Me,'" joked the mother of 17-month-old old Willow.

Earlier in the night, Locklear and Bertinelli were seen sitting together and chatting in the VIP area close to the stage.

Guests at the event enjoyed hors d'oeuvres by Wolfgang Puck, including tuna tartare, crab cakes, mini sliders, and fire-roasted eggplant tarts, as well as cocktails and Stella Artois.


– Gabrielle Olya

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PHOTOS: Antonio Banderas & Melanie Griffith's Daughter Stuns in Spain | Antonio Banderas

UpdatePosted 08/06/2012 09:00AM

Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith Take Daughter Stella to Charity Gala

Originally posted 08/05/2012 11:00AM

The family that walks the red carpet together, stays together.

Just weeks after Antonio Banderas, 51, and Melanie Griffith, 54, squashed rumors of marriage trouble, the pair looked happier than ever when they stepped out with daughter Stella at a charity event in Marbella, Spain.

And all eyes weren't on the famous couple, who first met in 1995 on the set of Two Much. Stella stunned in a curve-hugging, floor-length black dress at the Starlite gala. With her wavy locks pulled back into a simple chignon, the 16-year-old looked like a natural as she posed for photographers.

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Rumor Patrol: Trouble for Antonio Banderas & Melanie Griffith?

Antonio Banderas & Melanie Griffith Are 'Absolutely Fine,' Says Source

Originally posted 07/19/2012 06:00PM

Are Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith on the brink of divorce?

Despite persistent Internet buzz that Banderas, 51, and Griffith, 54, are fighting to save their marriage, two sources maintain all is well with the couple of 15 years.

"They seem absolutely fine. Honestly, they seem happy," a source who saw them together recently tells PEOPLE.

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Why Antonio Banderas Acted Weird Around Melanie Griffith for 3 Months | Antonio Banderas

Antonio Banderas: Why I Acted Weird Around Melanie Griffith for 3 Months

Originally posted 10/13/2011 11:35AM

Something wasn't quite right with Antonio Banderas. But his wife, Melanie Griffith, only later realized what was wrong.

The Spanish actor was filming Pedro Almodóvar's psychological thriller The Skin I Live In, and it was consuming him.

"When Melanie watched the movie in Toronto, something interesting happened," Banderas, 51, said Wednesday at the film's New York Film Festival premiere. "That night, when we got to the hotel, she was just looking at me weird ... and she said to me, 'Now I understand why you acted like that the last three months of your life!' "

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Antonio Banderas & Melanie Griffith: How They Dealt with Her Addiction | Antonio Banderas

Antonio Banderas & Melanie Griffith: We've Had As Many Problems As Anybody

Originally posted 09/22/2011 08:00AM

In 15 years of marriage, Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith "have had as many problems as anybody," he admits. Among them was Griffith's stint in rehab, her third, two years ago.

"We've never hidden it. We've been open about addictions, in the case of Melanie," the actor tells AARP The Magazine in its November issue.

This openness extends to their children, says Banderas. The couple have one daughter together, Stella, who turns 15 this week. Griffith also has two children from previous relationships, Alexander, 26, and Dakota, 21.

"The pretending is the worst, because kids are so smart," Banderas says. "They can see through all of those things, and if you don't talk openly about problems, it creates a very dark place. They carry that through the rest of their lives, to their marriages, to their kids."

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