About Stacy Jenel Smith

Stacy Jenel Smith

Stacy Jenel Smith

Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith have covered the Hollywood beat for decades -- Elvis and "Easy Rider" through the Jonas Brothers and "Avatar," and all the stars and their triumphs and scandals in between. Their Creators Syndicate column, Beck/Smith Hollywood Exclusive, is a source of top celebrity interviews, entertainment industry news and opinion. 

Stacy Jenel (pronounced "Janelle") Smith is also a regular contributor to Popeater. In addition, she has authored the weekly syndicated Ask Stacy column for more than two decades, in addition to writing for publications including Guideposts, Emmy magazine, the Los Angeles Times, Reader's Digest, USA Today, TV Guide, People and Us magazines. She has appeared on numerous television and radio shows and as a guest lecturer for professionals groups and university classes. Smith served as a regular correspondent on E! Entertainment Television's "The Gossip Show" for five years, and for two years appeared daily on the Internet's Alternative Entertainment Network (AENTV.com). Twice nominated for the prestigious ICG Publicists Guild Press Award, Smith is a native Angelino, a graduate of the University of Redlands. She has partnered with Beck since 1990. Smith resides in the San Fernando Valley with her daughter, Darcy, who was born in 1991. She is a runner who's completed dozens of races including the Pasadena Marathon.

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Ask Stacy -- Week of 10/14/17 Oct 14, 2017

DEAR STACY: I greatly admired the way Ariana Grande returned to Manchester, England following the bombing of her concert there and did a fundraiser. What is next for her? — RGE DEAR RGE: Grande, who recently wrapped the "Dangerous Woman" world ... Read More

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Ask Stacy -- Week of 10/7/17 Oct 07, 2017

DEAR STACY: I just heard that Jimmie Walker, the "Dyn-o-mite!" guy, and Ann Coulter are a couple. This can't be true! Can it? — Elenor M. Saginaw, Michigan DEAR ELENOR: This story dates back to last spring, when producer Norman Lear — Wal... Read More

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Ask Stacy for 09/30/17 Sep 30, 2017

DEAR STACY: What is the status of the lawsuit Olivia de Havilland filed against the makers of "Feud"? — Hannah_B DEAR Hannah_B: The 101-year-old screen legend won a victory in court earlier this month when Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Holly... Read More