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 for 6/16/18 Jun 16, 2018

DEAR STACY: Is Chevy Chase still working or did he retire? Haven't seen him in a while. I know he's supposedly a flaming jerk, but he always made me laugh. — Chris in Georgia DEAR CHRIS: Yes, Chase continues on. He and Richard Dreyfuss have a m... Read More

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Ask Stacy for 6/9/18 Jun 09, 2018

DEAR STACY: I binge-watched a lot of "Breaking Bad" with a friend who'd never seen it. What is the amazing Bryan Cranston doing these days? — Jim A., St. Louis, Missouri DEAR JIM: Cranston aims to bring his stage version of "Network" to Broadwa... Read More

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Ask Stacy for 6/2/18 Jun 02, 2018

DEAR STACY: What are James Roday and Dule Hill doing these days? It was fun to see them back at their old antics in the "Psych" movie. — S.D. DEAR S.D.: Dule Hill continues juggling work on two series. On USA Network's "Suits," which he joined ... Read More