Jane Fonda Has the Life 'So Many of Us Dream Of,' Says Sandra Bullock

The American Film Institute’s celebration of Jane Fonda was like a Who’s Who of Hollywood women.

Meryl Streep, Sally Field, Sandra Bullock, Lily Tomlin and Cameron Diaz were among the actresses saluting the 76-year-old Oscar winner, who accepted AFI’s 42nd Life Achievement Award Thursday at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre.


The 5 Best White House Correspondents' Dinner Hosts

The White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner has come a long way since its inception in 1920. (For example, did you know that until 1962, it was only open to men, even though the WHCA’s contained women? That year – at the urging of Helen Thomas – JFK refused to attend until the ban on women was lifted.)

Wanda Sykes: I Feel Whole Again

Wanda Sykes says it didn’t take her long to decide to have both breasts removed.

“I just wanted the best odds,” the comedian, 47, tells PEOPLE in this week’s issue. “I made my decision because I love life.”

Sykes was diagnosed with DCIS [ductal carcinoma in situ], a noninvasive type of breast cancer, after having a breast reduction in February. “My first thought was, ‘Really? Me, breast cancer?’ I just couldn’t believe it,” she says. “But I knew this was doable.”

Wanda Sykes: I Had a Double Mastectomy

Wanda Sykes being outrageous – that’s expected. But for the actress-comedian to be serious? That’s rare. Even when the issue is personal.

POLL: Who Should Host Next Year's Oscars?

The first shot of next year’s awards season was fired Monday, with the welcome announcement that British raconteur Ricky Gervais will be hosting the Jan. 17 Golden Globe Awards ceremony. The appointment has even prompted an opinion piece in the Los Angeles Times, declaring that this could potentially take a lot of the glimmer off the Oscars.

Wanda Sykes Becomes Mom of Twins!

Wanda Sykes and her wife, Alex, welcomed twins on April 27, her rep tells PEOPLE exclusively.

Daughter Olivia Lou weighed in at 6 lbs., 7 oz., and was 19-inches long. Son Lucas Claude debuted at 7 lbs., 9 oz., and was 20-inches long. The comedian’s wife gave birth to the babies.

“All are happy and healthy and at home,” says Sykes’s rep Danica Smith.

Wanda Sykes Proclaims, 'I'm Proud to Be Gay'

Wanda Sykes came out against Proposition 8 – and came out of the closet, as well.

“I’m proud to be a black woman, and I’m proud to be gay,” the comedian, 44, said at a Las Vegas rally on Saturday. (To view a clip of Syke’s announcement, click here).