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Shirley Bassey Launches Festive Charts Bid

The Goldfinger singer was approached by the three-piece band's Ollie Baines earlier this year (15) with the suggestion of performing a festive track, and they have now recorded a joint version of The...

Shirley Bassey Joins Race For Christmas No 1

Dame Shirley Bassey is going for Christmas number one.The 78-year-old star has joined forces with Brit Award-winning classical group Blake and will release a rendition of King Cole's classic 'The Christmas Song' for charity.Teasing the...

Rosie O'donnell Quits The View

Rosie O'Donnell has quit 'The View'.The 52-year-old star has announced she and her wife, Michelle Rounds, have decided to part ways and she's therefore stepping down from her role on the ABC daytime talk show...

Blake Excited For New Member

Blake can't wait to meet their new member following the departure of Jules Knight.The classical vocal quartet are currently a man down after original member Jules quit to ficus on his acting career, and the...

Britain's Classical Stars Unite For Haiti

British classical music stars including PAUL POTTS, FARYL SMITH, BOND and BLAKE have teamed up to record a charity single to support aid efforts in Haiti.A total of 23 artists, also including The Priests, All...

O'donnell Sought Parenting Advice From Madonna

Lesbian comedienne ROSIE O'DONNELL sought advice from her celebrity pal MADONNA on how to deal with parenting in public. O'Donnell and her 'wife' KELLI CARPENTER O'DONNELL are parents to PARKER, 10; CHELSEA, 8; BLAKE,...

Pitt Keeps It Clean

MICHAEL PITT shunned method acting in LAST DAYS, refusing even a sip of beer while playing his drug-addled KURT COBAIN-esque character BLAKE. The 24-year-old actor originally planned to shoot the entire movie in a...

Sonic Youth Regret Allowing Cobain To Distance Himself

SONIC YOUTH legends KIM GORDON and THURSTON MOORE regret allowing tragic rockstar KURT COBAIN to distance himself from them during the 18 months preceding his suicide in 1994. Gordon plays a record executive in...

Van Sant Fears Love Will Find Cobain Film Too Sad

Film-maker GUS VAN SANT has mixed emotions about COURTNEY LOVE seeing his new movie LAST DAYS, because he fears the rocker will be upset by scenes depicting her late husband KURT COBAIN's suicide. MICHAEL...

Cobain Film Inspired By Cheese

A film loosely based on the final days of singer KURT COBAIN's life was inspired by macaroni cheese. At the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL premiere of GUS VAN SANT's rock 'n' roll drama LAST DAYS,...

Cobain's Death Influences New Van Sant Film

Late icon KURT COBAIN's final hours before his suicide are the inspiration behind a new movie from GUS VAN SANT. For his latest picture LAST DAYS, the maverick film-maker is attempting to imagine how...

Applegate's Blake Trial Relief

THE SWEETEST THING star CHRISTINA APPLEGATE was delighted when actor ROBERT BLAKE fired his first attorney - because it meant she didn't have to become "the sideshow" at the trial. The actress was called...

Jackson Announces He 'Terminated' His Lawyers

LATEST: MICHAEL JACKSON has declared he personally "terminated" his two lead defence attorneys in his child molestation case, suggesting they had failed to give him their full attention. The 45-year-old BAD singer replaced his...

Fran Healy Gets Rained On Again

TRAVIS frontman FRAN HEALY got soaking wet on a soccer pitch on Friday (18JUL03) when he tried to record crowd chants for his band's new single. The singer and producer TCHAD (corr) BLAKE arranged...


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