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Aniston Thrills Fan With Oscars Makeover

JENNIFER ANISTON helped make an Arizona teenager's OSCARS experience extra special by surprising her with a red carpet makeover. Like many viewers of US breakfast show GOOD MORNING AMERICA, the former FRIENDS star was...

Rock Explains Jude Law Joke

LATEST: OSCARS host CHRIS ROCK made a point of making a friend of actor SEAN PENN backstage after the ACADEMY AWARDS on Sunday (27FEB05) after the two men appeared to fall out over JUDE LAW....

Liz Thrills Elton By Attending His Party On Her Birthday

DAME ELIZABETH TAYLOR received a standing ovation when she arrived at pal ELTON JOHN's post-OSCARS party on Sunday night (27FEB05). Taylor fought recent ill health to celebrate her 73rd birthday at the PACIFIC DESIGN...

Robbins Loses Button At Oscars

Hollywood actor TIM ROBBINS is waiting for bosses of American cable network E! to return a button to him, after it popped off his VERSACE suit at Sunday's (27FEB05) ACADEMY AWARDS. The MYSTIC RIVER...

Brad Parties With Jen And Gwyneth

BRAD PITT brought his ex-lovers together on Friday night (25FEB05) when he joined estranged wife JENNIFER ANISTON and ex-fiancee GWYNETH PALTROW at a pre-OSCARS party in the Hollywood Hills on Friday night (25FEB05). The...

Paltrow Insists Martin No-show Isn't A Bad Sign

GWYNETH PALTROW fought off reports her marriage to CHRIS MARTIN is in trouble, after she failed to show up with him at the OSCARS - she was just sticking to her red carpet date rule....

Hartnett Sought By Writer

A writer is so eager to land JOSH HARTNETT in his planned movie, he's taken out an advertisement in the actor's hometown newspaper to lure him. PAUL MARTIN HENNESSEY says he doesn't know anybody...

Naomi Hates Fashion Perfection

MULHOLLAND DRIVE star NAOMI WATTS always aims to be on Hollywood's worst dressed lists because they tend to feature the most original ladies. The actress admits she'd prefer to keep company with the quirky...

Ice-t Bored Of Oscars

Outspoken rapper ICE-T is bored with the OSCARS and only attends because he wants to get his hands on all the free gifts dished out to celebrities. The GOTTA LOTTA LOVE star's wife COCO...

Blanchett Pays Tribute To Hepburn Relatives

Australian actress CATE BLANCHETT paid tribute to KATHARINE HEPBURN's relatives for their generosity, after winning an OSCAR for her portrayal of the late actress in THE AVIATOR. The blonde star was named Best Supporting...

Fascinating Oscar Fact:

Last night's (27FEB05) OSCARS marked the second time ANNETTE BENING lost out to HILARY SWANK in the Best Actress category. Bening was nominated in 2000 for her performance in AMERICAN BEAUTY, but the award went...

Freeman: 'Hollywood Is Evolving'

Hollywood actor MORGAN FREEMAN was delighted to be one of the two African Americans securing the male acting OSCARS last night (27FEB05) - a sign that "Hollywood is evolving". Over the years, the ACADEMY...

Foxx And Penn Clash Over Law

OSCARS host JAMIE FOXX infuriated 2004 winner SEAN PENN at last night's (27FEB05) ACADEMY AWARDS, when he doubted the acting ability of Penn's latest co-star JUDE LAW. The comedian placed Law as a 'second...

Eastwood Pays Tribute To Mother's Genes

Hollywood legend CLINT EASTWOOD has vowed to keep on working despite his advancing years, after being inspired by his 96-year-old mother RUTH. Eastwood, 74, brought his nonagenarian mum and wife DINA to the ACADEMY...

Eastwood Blasts Media For Scorsese 'Battle'

OSCAR-winning film-maker CLINT EASTWOOD has played down his hyped 'battle' with MARTIN SCORSESE in the weeks approaching the ACADEMY AWARDS. Eastwood, 74, has repeatedly triumphed over THE AVIATOR director Scorsese in movie awards this...

Rock Praises Kidman's 'Loser' Smile

OSCARS host CHRIS ROCK praised NICOLE KIDMAN for her "great performance" at the 2002 ACADEMY AWARDS, when she lost out to HALLE BERRY. The Australian beauty was nominated for her role as SATINE in...

Oscar Song Nominee Upset Over Ceremony Snub

OSCAR nominee JORGE DREXLER is upset with ACADEMY AWARDS boss GIL CATES for keeping him out of the big show. The Uruguayan songwriter penned nominated Best Song AL OTRO LADO DEL RIO for THE...

Beyonce Battles Bad Cold

DESTINY'S CHILD star BEYONCE KNOWLES battled a secret flu virus last week (ends25FEB05) in a desperate bid to make sure she was in top shape at the OSCARS last night (27FEB05). The singer, who...

Oscars Green Room Designed By Architectural Experts

Editors at top style magazine ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST commissioned designer ROY CHRISTOPHER to create a sanctuary for celebrities backstage at the OSCARS last night (27FEB05). The lavish green room, which was one of the only...

Catalina's Oscars Shoe Dilemma

Indecisive Best Actress OSCAR nominee CATALINA SANDINO MORENO was still mulling over which shoes to wear to the ACADEMY AWARDS two hours before the big show started. Celebrity designer STUART WEITZMAN designed an ankle...

Winslet's Oscars Gem Treat

KATE WINSLET was a winner before she arrived at the OSCARS last night (27FEB05) - she was covered in crystals and diamonds. The FINDING NEVERLAND star was chosen to take a Cleopatra clutch bag...

Cruz's Oscars Birthday Treat For Brother

PENELOPE CRUZ had a birthday treat for her brother EDUARDO (corr) - she took him to the OSCARS as her date. The actress' little brother turned 20 yesterday (27FEB05). Singer/songwriter Eduardo was...

Top Chef's Post-oscars Treat

Celebrity chef WOLFGANG PUCK catered for 1,600 guests at the Governor's Ball after the OSCARS last night (27FEB05). The German culinary expert hired 220 chefs and 600 waiters to serve a host of special...

Blanchett And Freeman Take Early Oscars

CATE BLANCHETT and MORGAN FREEMAN have taken the first acting prizes at the 77th ACADEMY AWARDS in Hollywood, scooping the Best Supporting Actress and Best Supporting Actor awards. On the biggest night of the...

Black Eye Peas Infuriate Stanton

The BLACK EYED PEAS' performance at a pre-OSCARS party in Los Angeles turned veteran actor HARRY DEAN STANTON's evening into a nightmare - because he hated the offensive noise they were creating. The 79-year-old...

Jessica, Ashanti And Lara Treat Oprah Fans To Makeovers

JESSICA SIMPSON, ASHANTI and LARA FLYNN BOYLE gave OPRAH WINFREY fans a pre-OSCARS makeover during a recent taping when the media mogul picked four deserving viewers for a day of pampering. The celebrity ladies...

Blanchett Shuns Hollywood's Finest Designers

OSCAR-nominee CATE BLANCHETT has shunned the services of Hollywood's finest dress designers for tonight's (27FEB05) ACADEMY AWARDS ceremony. The laid-back Australian beauty has rejected the free help offered by 80 stylists and life coaches...

Coppola's Translation Wins At France's Film Awards

LOST IN TRANSLATION has picked up the Best Foreign feature at this year's (05) prestigious CESAR awards - the French equivalent to the OSCARS. The SOFIA COPPOLA-directed romantic drama about two American strangers staying...

Ray's Regina Lands Weitzman Oscars Shoes

RAY star REGINA KING will be a big winner on the red carpet at the OSCARS on Sunday (27FEB05) - she has been picked to wear a special pair of STUART WEITZMAN shoes featuring MARILYN...

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