Los Angeles Times

Amy Kaufman

Writer

Amy Kaufman is a film writer at the Los Angeles Times. A Boston native, she moved to L.A. at age 18 to pursue an acting career. At USC, however, she quickly discovered she’d rather interview celebrities than become one herself. While covering Young Hollywood, she has gotten 'tude from Justin Bieber on the red carpet and avoided the paparazzi with Kristen Stewart. She has a love-hate relationship with “The Bachelor.”

Recent Articles

  • Fans urge Marvel to give Captain America a boyfriend

    Fans urge Marvel to give Captain America a boyfriend

    For the second time this month, fans are urging Disney to give the star of one of the studio’s films a same-sex partner. In early May, Twitter users launched the #GiveElsaAGirlfriend campaign, asking the studio behind “Frozen” to consider including a lesbian relationship in the musical's upcoming...

  • A mother's love and loneliness inform Lorene Scafaria's 'Meddler'

    A mother's love and loneliness inform Lorene Scafaria's 'Meddler'

    Gail Scafaria loves the Grove. The kitschy trolley, the fountain, the litter-free walkways -- it all reminds her of being on Main Street at Disneyland. She doesn’t even mind the hordes of tourists, packed in at the Apple store or queuing for Sprinkles cupcakes. “My husband worked in New York, and...

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