Octavia Spencer

Leslie Jordan Dead at 67: Dolly Parton, Sean Hayes & More Pay Tribute

Leslie Jordan receives a farewell from Hollywood royalty following his tragic death. See tributes from "Will & Grace" co-stars, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Rosie O'Donnell & more.

October 25, 2022

"Gutted" Octavia Spencer Mourns Death of Her Nephew

Octavia Spencer announced the death of her nephew in a gut-wrenching message on May 31, telling her Instagram followers in part, "today was the second worst day of my life."

June 1, 2022

"Gutted" Octavia Spencer Mourns Death of Her Nephew

Octavia Spencer announced the death of her nephew in a gut-wrenching message on May 31, telling her Instagram followers in part, "today was the second worst day of my life."

June 1, 2022

Octavia Spencer Apologizes to Britney Spears For "Prenup" Comment

The Oscar winner takes to Instagram to issue a public apology to the "Lucky" singer and fiancé Sam Asghari over prenup joke. Watch!

September 15, 2021

Octavia Spencer Apologizes to Britney Spears and Sam Asghari Over Prenup Comment

Octavia Spencer says she reached out privately to Britney Spears and Sam Asghari over a comment she left in response to the singer's engagement announcement.

September 15, 2021

Britney Spears' Fiancé Sam Asghari Mocks Fans Urging Her to Sign a Prenup

After Britney Spears' engagement announcement led Octavia Spencer and other supporters to push for a prenup, the singer's fiancé, Sam Asghari, fired back at the concerns.

September 13, 2021

"The Help" Cast 10 Years Ago: Live From E! Rewind

"The Help" turns 10! In honor of heartfelt film's anniversary, take a look at these throwback interviews with Emma Stone, Viola Davis and more!

August 10, 2021


Kate Hudson Admits She's Been "Burned a Couple Times" for Being Too Trusting

Truth Be Told star Kate Hudson revealed she is sometimes trusting to a fault when it comes to past friendships during E! News' Daily Pop on Aug. 2.

August 2, 2021


See Octavia Spencer and Kate Hudson's Friendship Unravel in Truth Be Told Trailer

See Kate Hudson and Octavia Spencer's friendship unravel in the chilling trailer for the Apple TV+ series Truth Be Told, which premieres on Friday, August 20.

June 16, 2021


How Melissa McCarthy Really Feels About Training for Superhero Stunts

Melissa McCarthy discussed training for stunts for her new superhero movie, Thunder Force. Plus, Octavia Spencer revealed why their heroes are relatable.

April 5, 2021

Octavia Spencer, Gabrielle Union and More Stars React to Taraji P. Henson's Nude Photo Prank

Octavia Spencer "nearly fainted" after receiving a shocking text from her friend Taraji P. Henson. Scroll on to see the message the Empire star sent her celeb friends.

April 2, 2021

Octavia Spencer Shares Why She Broke Down in Tears Over Keanu Reeves' Birthday Tribute

Octavia Spencer received personalized tribute videos from her A-list pals for her 50th birthday. Read on to find out why Keanu Reeves’ video made the star break down to tears.

October 23, 2020

"The Witches" Trailer - New 2020

Anne Hathaway, Octavia Spencer, Chris Rock and Stanley Tucci team up for the HBO Max film based on Roald Dahl's book about a boy who stumbles upon a conference of witches. Watch!

October 2, 2020

Anne Hathaway Is Here to Terrorize Kids In First Trailer For Roald Dahl's The Witches

HBO Max released the first trailer for Roald Dahl's The Witches starring Anne Hathaway, Octavia Spencer, Stanley Tucci, Chris Rock and Jahzir Kadeem Bruno. Scroll on to see a sneak peek.

October 2, 2020

Mark Ruffalo, Octavia Spencer and More Stars Rally Around Young Boy Who Saved His Sister's Life

Mark Ruffalo and Octavia Spencer are applauding a 6-year-old boy after he saved his sister's life. Read the heroic story here.

July 15, 2020

Kendrick Sampson, Tessa Thompson & 300 Black Artists Call on Hollywood to Divest From Police

Developed alongside Black Lives Matter co-founders Patrisse Cullors and Melina Abdullah, the letter also demands that Hollywood divest from anti-Black content

June 23, 2020

Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer's BFF Showdown Takes an Unexpected Turn

Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer put their 20-year friendship to the test with a round of BFF Showdown on The Tonight Show—and it did not go as planned.

April 21, 2020

Here's Why Russell Crowe, Octavia Spencer and More Stars Were MIA During the 2020 Golden Globes

Russell Crowe, Octavia Spencer and Christian Bale were noticeably absent from the 2020 Golden Globes on Sunday. Find out where the celebs were during the ceremony!

January 6, 2020

Aaron Paul Calls Octavia Spencer a "Beacon of Light"

The "Truth Be Told" actor shares what it was like working alongside the Oscar-winning actress. Plus, find out who kept it light on set with a quick workout sesh?

December 6, 2019

Octavia Spencer and Aaron Paul Will Give You Chills in the Truth Be Told Trailer

The new Apple TV+ limited series drops in December

October 10, 2019

Octavia Spencer Shares How She Prepped For "Ma"

The Oscar-winning actress reveals what attracted her to the thriller and tells if she keeps in-touch with her costars from "The Help." Plus, hear Octavia's house rules.

May 18, 2019

From Rocketman to Aladdin: Which May 2019 Movie Release Are You Going to See in Theaters?

Which May release including UglyDolls and Rocketman will you be seeing this month?

May 1, 2019