• Billy Connolly volunteers for Parkinson’s stem cell research

    Desperate times call for desperate measures. Billy Connolly, the iconic Scottish stand-up comedian and actor, has volunteered to become a “guinea pig” for Parkinson’s research. The news comes from his book, which is being serialized by The Daily Mail. “I’ve spoken to guys working on [stem cell research] at Harvard and told them I’ll be a guinea pig for them,” he writes. “I think they are going to take me

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    Robin Williams diagnosed with Parkinson’s before suicide

    Robin Williams, who was found dead on Monday, Aug. 11, after comitting suicide had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease recently. “Robin’s sobriety was intact and he was brave as he struggled with his own battles of depression, anxiety as well as early stages of Parkinson’s Disease, which he was not yet ready to share publicly,” Williams’ wife Susan Schneider said in a statement today. Schneider’s full statement is below: Robin

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    Curb Your Enthusiasm brings on Michael J. Fox to guest star

    If you ask us, any shred of news — as tiny as it might be — about the upcoming season of Curb Your Enthusiasm is much-wanted. So, we were thrilled when we saw Michael J. Fox has confirmed he’d be guesting on the HBO powerhouse comedy helmed by Larry David. TV Guide got the scoop, reporting that Fox will play himself in episode 10. Fox told TV Guide that Larry

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