Category Archives: 80s Celebs

“What Not To Wear” Goes back to the 80s!

Make sure and tune in to “What Not To Wear” on TLC this Friday.  In their season premiere, Stacy London and Clinton Kelly are making over Mindy Cohn — better known as Natalie from “The Facts of Life.”  The show … Continue reading

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Growing Pains: The Trials and Tribulations of 1980s TV Child Stars

A look at the troubled lives of Dana Plato, Andrew Koenig, Tracey Gold, MacKenzie Phillips, Corey Feldman, Jodi Sweetin, Gary Coleman, and Dustin Diamond. Tyler Lambert once aspired to follow his famous mother, “Diff’rent Strokes” actress Dana Plato, into show … Continue reading

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’80s Heartthrob Andrew McCarthy to Direct Gossip Girl

  Andrew McCarthy, the star of some of the most iconic teen movies of the ’80s (Pretty in Pink, Less Than Zero), is getting back to his roots by taking on the CW’s sexy drama, Gossip Girl. McCarthy, who will … Continue reading

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80’s Stars Shine in Made for TV Christmas Movies

If you’re wondering what some of your favorite stars from the 1980’s have been doing for the past two decades, you don’t have to look much farther than your DVR. 1980’s stars like Nancy McKeon, Rob Lowe and Candace Cameron-Bure … Continue reading

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80s Action Heroes are brought together for new film

Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis in the same movie?  Yes, its true.  They all shot a scene together for a film last weekend.  The movie is Stallone’s new picture called The Expendables.  Also in the film is Dolph Lundgren … Continue reading

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80s Megastar Patrick Swazye dies at age 57 of complications from cancer

  Patrick Swayze, the hunky actor who danced his way into viewers’ hearts with “Dirty Dancing” and then broke them with “Ghost,” died Monday after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 57. “Patrick Swayze passed away peacefully today with … Continue reading

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The Hottest ’80s Video Vixens

  Ah, the good ol’ days. MTV played videos, and those videos featured real people. Better yet, most of those real people were hot-looking women who really had no business being in a video. Except for the fact that they … Continue reading

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PopWatch has a Q&A session with Adrian Zmed

Adrian Zmed, soon to be on VH1’s new reality show “Confessions of a Teen Idol” sits down with PopWatch for a Q&A Session. When we asked which castmate on VH1’s newest celebreality show, Confessions of a Teen Idol (premieres Jan. … Continue reading

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Duran Duran’s John Taylor to guest on Samantha Who

John Taylor is to play Christina Applegate’s boyfriend on her hit TV show “Samantha Who.”  Samantha starts dating a former ’80s pop star, but doesn’t know who he is.  The Duran Duran bassist will play the part of Tommy Wylder, … Continue reading

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What Becomes of ’80s Pop Stars

  As W. Axl Rose of Guns N’ Roses prepares to release the band’s first album of new songs in 17 years, the British press is full of news that another 80s pop icon, Michael Jackson, will make a public … Continue reading

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