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Rock Signs Up For Sitcom Based On His Life

Comedian CHRIS ROCK is set to give fans a taste of his life as a child in Brooklyn, New York, in a new sitcom. Rock, who hosted last month's (FEB05) ACADEMY AWARDS, will narrate...

Sideways Director Parts Ways With Wife

SIDEWAYS director ALEXANDER PAYNE and his wife SANDRA OH, who starred in the hit comedy, are separating. A spokeswoman has confirmed that the Hollywood couple "have mutually decided to separate". A statement reads,...

Brody's Soldier Pal Injured In Action

The childhood pal ADRIEN BRODY name-checked in his 2002 OSCARS acceptance speech has been injured in Iraq. The actor turned TOMMY ZAROBINSKI (corr) into an overnight celebrity when he paid tribute to the soldier...

Cruz's Pre-oscars Fast Food Ritual

Spanish star PENELOPE CRUZ always dines out on fast food before the OSCARS - because Hollywood's diners help her combat her nerves. The VANILLA SKY star famously gobbled down a cheeseburger minutes before she...

Renee's Love-in With Rice

BRIDGET JONES: THE EDGE OF REASON star RENEE ZELLWEGER has settled down with Irish singer DAMIEN RICE. The couple have been secretly dating for a while, but their romance hit the public eye when...

Robin Reveals Banned Oscars Song

ROBIN WILLIAMS got his own back on OSCARS organisers on Monday night (07MAR05) when he gave American TV viewers a taste of the ACADEMY AWARDS song he was banned from performing. Appearing on pal...

Puck Has Hip Surgery After Oscars Pain

OSCARS chef WOLFGANG PUCK was fighting through severe pain as he served up culinary treats at the ACADEMY AWARDS - he was on the verge of hip surgery. The celebrity cook, who catered for...

The Jacket Director Slams Baby Oscar Wins

THE JACKET director JOHN MAYBURY has launched a scathing attack on MILLION DOLLAR BABY's triumph at last month's (FEB05) OSCARS, labelling the CLINT EASTWOOD movie "crap". The English film-maker, who has won a string...

Kylie's Boyfriend Linked To Hayek

KYLIE MINOGUE's boyfriend OLIVIER MARTINEZ has fuelled speculation the couple's 22-month relationship is in trouble - by spending the last four evenings with Mexican actress SALMA HAYEK. The UNFAITHFUL actor has been on several...

Law Sacks Agent Over Rock Jibes

JUDE LAW reportedly sacked his agent after being mocked by OSCARS host CHRIS ROCK at last week's (27FEB05) ACADEMY AWARDS. Rock questioned the English actor's credibility when addressing the star-studded audience, asking, "Who is...

Leigh Directs Prime Minister's Wife

Film-maker MIKE LEIGH has directed British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR's wife CHERIE in a new advert to raise money for breast cancer research. The VERA DRAKE creator filmed the commercials with the premier's spouse...

Roberts Struggling With Large Bust

Actress JULIA ROBERTS is struggling to come to terms with her enlarged bust after giving birth to twins PHINNAEUS and HAZEL last year (NOV04). The OCEAN'S TWELVE beauty's chest has expanded so much since...

Nighy: 'Oscars Ignore Comedies'

British actor BILL NIGHY has slammed OSCARS judges for focusing on emotionally-charged movies because comic roles are harder for actors to play. The LOVE ACTUALLY star argues the ACADEMY AWARDS take itself too seriously...

Griffith's Mystery Ankle Injury

MELANIE GRIFFITH arrived at Sunday's (27FEB05) ACADEMY AWARDS ceremony with her left ankle in plaster and reportedly joked she suffered the injury during a passionate sex session. But husband ANTONIO BANDERAS, who supported the...

Davis And Martin Date

Former SEX AND THE CITY beauty KRISTIN DAVIS has reportedly found love with a veteran comic almost 20 years her senior - STEVE MARTIN. The TV star and the FATHER OF THE BRIDE funnyman...

Eastwood's Oscar Snub To Daughter

Movie legend CLINT EASTWOOD didn't invite his 11-year-old daughter to watch him pick up two OSCARS at Sunday's (27FEB05) ACADEMY AWARDS. Eastwood picked up the Best Director and Best Picture trophies for his movie...

Foxx Hopes Oscar Win Will Inspire African-americans

JAMIE FOXX is particularly thrilled he and MORGAN FREEMAN won both male acting OSCARS on Sunday (27FEB05), because their double triumph will inspire black children to dream big. Foxx won the Best Actor statuette...

Travolta's Ever Changing Hair

Mystery surrounds JOHN TRAVOLTA's hairline after the PULP FICTION star appeared to have ditched his current crewcut look for a full head of hair at the OSCARS. The actor's publicists are refusing to comment...

Winfrey Scared To Approach Berry For Tv Role

OPRAH WINFREY was nervous about asking HALLE BERRY to star in her TV movie THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD because she felt intimidated by the MONSTER'S BALL star's OSCAR win. The iconic US chat...

Law's Double Oscar Snub

JUDE LAW was too busy to attend Sunday's (27FEB05) ACADEMY AWARDS ceremony - so he was unable to counter host CHRIS ROCK's scathing attack branding him a "second choice actor". Despite starring in a...

Swank's Oscars Dream Fear

ACADEMY AWARD winner HILARY SWANK was terrified she would wake up after Sunday's (27FEB05) OSCARS ceremony to discover it was only a dream. The two-time winner was in a state of shock when she...

Foxx Kept Out Of Oscars Party

OSCAR winner JAMIE FOXX's big night out after the ACADEMY AWARDS turned sour on Sunday (27FEB05) when fire marshalls prevented him from attending a charity bash where he was the guest of honour. The...

Williams Forced To Scrap Oscars Song

ROBIN WILLIAMS was forced to cut a lewd song about the SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS homosexual controversy from his OSCARS presentation speech on Sunday night (27FEB05) after show producers raised objections. Williams, who walked onto the...

Spears Serves Chicken To The Stars

BRITNEY SPEARS landed her dad JAMIE an OSCARS catering contract much to the delight of Best Actor winner JAMIE FOXX. The TOXIC beauty went out of her way to give her father's fledgling catering...

Okonedo Staggered By Cruise Praise

British actress SOPHIE OKONEDO almost fainted when TOM CRUISE praised her performance in HOTEL RWANDA. The MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE hunk approached Okonedo - who lost out to CATE BLANCHETT in the Best Supporting Actress category...

John Slams 'Predictable' Oscars

SIR ELTON JOHN launched a scathing attack on Sunday's (27FEB05) "predictable" ACADEMY AWARDS, only a year after labelling the OSCARS "boring". The flamboyant musician hosted his annual post-Oscar bash at Los Angeles' Pacific Design...

Winslet's Oscars Early Night

OSCAR nominee KATE WINSLET wasn't in the mood for partying after the ACADEMY AWARDS on Sunday (27FEB05), because she had to get up early the next day. The ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND...

Blanchett Unfazed By Oscar Loss

CATE BLANCHETT kept her cool when her Best Supporting Actress statuette went missing at VANITY FAIR's post-OSCARS party on Sunday (27FEB05). THE AVIATOR beauty refused to go in search of her missing award -...

Hayek In Bloom

ORLANDO BLOOM sparked rumours he is romancing screen siren SALMA HAYEK after they were seen holding hands at an OSCARS after-party. The English LORD OF THE RINGS heart-throb split from girlfriend KATE BOSWORTH after...

Griffith Explains Foot Injury

LATEST: MELANIE GRIFFITH has come clean about her smashed foot after claiming she'd fallen while attempting to climb Mount Everest on the red carpet at the OSCARS. The WORKING GIRL star arrived at the...

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