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Rock: 'Criminals Treated Better Than Homeless'

American actor/comedian CHRIS ROCK is disgusted by modern social values, insisting jailed criminals are treated better than those living on the streets. The EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS star claims convicts are privileged to be fed three...

Hosts And Stars Team Up To Poke Fun At Presenting The Oscars

BILLY CRYSTAL, MEL GIBSON, STEVE MARTIN, CHRIS ROCK, HALLE BERRY and GEORGE CLOONEY teamed up to start last night's (05MAR06) Oscars telecast on a hilarious note - with a skit about hosting the Academy Awards....

Rock Poised For West End

Comedian CHRIS ROCK is poised to become the next American import on London's West End stage. The star is being courted by playwright NEIL LaBUTE, who directed him in 2000 film NURSE BETTY, and...

Stewart Urges Oscar Bosses To Hand Out Cinema Discounts

Funnyman JON STEWART is convinced more top comics would be willing to host the Oscars if organisers offered them lifetime cinema passes. The comedian, who will make his first Academy Awards appearance on Sunday...

Keys Triumphs At Naacp Awards

ALICIA KEYS scooped three honours at the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP) annual Image Awards yesterday (25FEB06). The FALLIN' hitmaker put comeback queen MARIAH CAREY in the shade, after being...

Moore And Willis Team Up For Kutcher's Birthday Party

DEMI MOORE gave her new husband, ASHTON KUTCHER, a birthday party to remember on 4 February (06) by inviting the best speaker she knows to toast the PUNK'D star - her ex-husband. BRUCE WILLIS...

Rock Congratulates Stewart On Oscars Job

Comedian CHRIS ROCK has sent his congratulations to talk show host JON STEWART, who will take over his role as Oscars host in March (06). The Academy's original choice BILLY CRYSTAL was too busy...

Jon Stewart To Host Oscars?

Comedian and talk show host JON STEWART will host the 78th Academy Awards in March (06), according to reports in Hollywood. Oscar officials have yet to confirm Stewart's appointment - but the Los Angeles...

Timberlake Thanks Rock For Recommending Rubin

Pop maestro JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is grateful to comedian CHRIS ROCK for suggesting he collaborate with RICK RUBIN, because the legendary producer is his perfect foil. The CRY ME A RIVER hitmaker, who is also...

Everybody Really Does Hate Chris After Bad Santa Episode

Funnyman CHRIS ROCK's new TV series EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS has come under fire from family groups in America following a recent episode which questioned the existence of SANTA CLAUS. The show, which aired on...

Crystal Says No To Ninth Oscars

Eight-time Oscar host BILLY CRYSTAL has turned down an offer to return as the presenter of the Academy Awards in 2006. Crystal, an Oscars favourite, cited his busy work schedule, which includes touring with...

Snoop Dogg's Mother Launches Anti-gang Campaign

SNOOP DOGG's mother is hoping to recruit the mothers of BRITNEY SPEARS, BEYONCE KNOWLES and HILARY DUFF to back a new campaign to steer children away from violent gang life. BEVERLY BROADUS GREEN, an...

Stars Laugh About Pryor's Death At Tribute Night

Late funnyman RICHARD PRYOR was sent off with a few laughs last night (11DEC05) when stars including CHRIS ROCK, DAMON WAYANS and EDDIE MURPHY joined a comedy tribute to the comedian. The stars came...

Chris Rock Won't Be Hosting The Next Academy Awards

Comedian CHRIS ROCK has officially ruled himself out of the running as host for next year's (06) Academy Awards. Rock took on Oscar-hosting duties for the first time in February (05), and while he...

Martin, Hanks + Idle Form Comedy Trio For Telethon

STEVE MARTIN, TOM HANKS and ERIC IDLE have formed a supertrio for the upcoming EARTH TO AMERICA comedy telethon. The threesome will perform spoof songs and crack jokes during the show, which airs in...

Rock's Bed-wetting Shame

Comedian CHRIS ROCK constantly left bad odours behind wherever he went as a young child - because he wet his bed until he was nine years old. The HEAD OF STATE star admits that...

Rock A Soft Romantic At Heart

CHRIS ROCK is nothing like the tough-talking comedian he appears to be onstage - he is a soft romantic, according to his wife MALAAK COMPTON-ROCK. The 36-year-old beauty was recently thrilled when Rock, 40,...

Goldberg Tips Degeneres At Next Oscars Host

THE COLOR PURPLE star WHOOPI GOLDBERG has ruled out the possibility of ever hosting the Academy Awards again - and she's recommending ELLEN DeGENERES for the job. Goldberg has had enough after hosting the...

Rock Gets Apology From Old Teacher

One of CHRIS ROCK's former teachers has sent the funnyman a touching letter after realising the hell he went through as the only black kid in a New York City school. The teacher felt...

Plans Announced For Madagascar Sequel

Bosses of BEN STILLER, CHRIS ROCK and JADA PINKETT SMITH's film MADAGASCAR have announced plans to make a sequel to the animated hit. Madagascar, which was released in the US in May (05), has...

Rock Escapes Family Lawsuits

CHRIS ROCK tweaked the details of his new sitcom EVERYBODY LOVES CHRIS - because he feared being sued by his relatives. The show, which is based on Rock's childhood in New York City, is...

Seinfeld To Receive Comedian Award

American funnyman JERRY SEINFELD has been selected to receive the Comedian award at HBO and AEG Live's inaugural Comedy Festival. Seinfeld is set to be handed the honour during the event, which will take...

Katrina Benefit Broadcast 'Will Not Have Politics Edited Out'

The television broadcast of tonight's (09SEP05) Hurricane Katrina benefit show Shelter From The Storm will not edit out any political statements the artists choose to make. Producer JOEL GALLEN has assured concerned US TV...

Oprah Calls On Famous Friends To Help Hurricane Victims

LATEST: OPRAH WINFREY has enlisted famous friends including Oscar winners JULIA ROBERTS and JAMIE FOXX to help her bring hope to those devastated by Hurricane Katrina. The TV talkshow queen cut short her summer...

Friends Pay Tribute To Tragic Farley As He Gets A Star

Tragic funnyman CHRIS FARLEY was honoured in Hollywood yesterday (26AUG05) when the TOMMY BOY star received a belated star on the Walk of Fame. Friends CHRIS ROCK and DAVID SPADE joined members of Farley's...

Caine's Advice For Jude Law

Movie legend SIR MICHAEL CAINE has urged film protege JUDE LAW to cut down on the number of movies he makes - after he was mocked at this year's Academy Awards. Host CHRIS ROCK...

Dupri Hits Back At Rock

Rap mogul JERMAINE DUPRI has fired back at CHRIS ROCK, after the comedian made cutting remarks about his romance with pop beauty JANET JACKSON. Rock caused a stir at 2003's MTV Video Music Awards...

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