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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...

Rock Wanted Stiller's Role

Hollywood funnyman CHRIS ROCK wanted to star in animated movie MADAGASCAR as ALEX the lion - and he blames EDDIE MURPHY for being cast as a zebra instead. Rock, who lost out on the...

Longest Yard Scores With Huge Weekend

Sports movie remake THE LONGEST YARD has scored a huge touchdown at the US box office, taking in $50 million (GBP26.3 million) in its opening weekend. The American football film, starring ADAM SANDLER, CHRIS...

Rock Wants More Pootie Tang

Funnyman CHRIS ROCK is urging fans of his cult comedy POOTIE TANG to launch an internet invasion in a bid to get a sequel to the quirky 2001 movie. Rock, who played a trio...

Chris Rock Unveils Shameful Basketball Skills

Comedian CHRIS ROCK believes he's an oddity as an African-American - because he can't play basketball. While the recent ACADEMY AWARDS host has confidence in keeping the masses amused, he's far less capable of...

Rock Turns To Psychiatrist To Perfect Comedy

Funnyman CHRIS ROCK fine tunes his comedy routines by visiting a psychiatrist once a week. The OSCARS host admits he's been a regular at his shrink's office for the past two years, and he's...

Chris Rock Hates Weddings

Comedian CHRIS ROCK winces every time he's invited to a friend or relative's wedding - because he hates attending matrimonial ceremonies. The HEAD OF STATE star, who has been married to wife MALAAK for...

Reynolds Gets Familiar With Rock

Comedian CHRIS ROCK was stunned when he worked with BURT REYNOLDS on the set of their new movie THE LONGEST YARD - because the veteran actor kept pinching his buttocks. Rock, ADAM SANDLER and...

Rock Wanted To Be Abdul's Secret Lover

Comedian CHRIS ROCK was horrified when he heard allegations PAULA ABDUL had sex with a former AMERICAN IDOL contestant - because he'd have happily climbed into bed with her instead. Ousted contestant COREY CLARK...

Rock's Oscars Confidence Boost

CHRIS ROCK credits his hosting stint at this year's (05) OSCARS with proving to critics he's not too foul-mouthed for mainstream audiences. The outspoken funnyman was delighted when bosses picked him to front the...

Rock Supports Steroids In Sport

CHRIS ROCK advocates the use of steroids in sport because they give sportspeople the physique to give their best performance. The controversial comedian insists if he was an athlete he would turn to...

Andre 3000 Performs In His Underpants

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 likes to be assured his costume is complete before a concert, after he was forced to perform onstage in his underwear. The HEY YA! hitmaker, who has long been known...

Rock's Chances Of 2006 Oscar Return Diminishing

CHRIS ROCK's fears he won't be asked back to present at next year's (06) ACADEMY AWARDS have been confirmed by one of the ceremony's bosses. The 40-year-old comedian received mixed reviews for his efforts...

Rock Blames Jackson's Super Bowl Flash For 'Censorship'

CHRIS ROCK blames the JANET JACKSON breast-baring controversy at the 2004 SUPER BOWL for the current atmosphere of censorship he feels is sweeping America. The HEAD OF STATE star, who hosted the OSCARS last...

Rock: 'Jackson Will Kill Himself If Found Guilty'

OSCARS host CHRIS ROCK believes MICHAEL JACKSON has no chance of being found innocent in his child molestation trial and will commit suicide rather than go to jail. HEAD OF STATE star Rock thinks...

Rock: 'Carrey Is The Funniest Man On The Planet'

OSCAR host CHRIS ROCK has laughed off compliments labelling him the funniest man on the planet, because he is in awe of JIM CARREY's comic talent. HEAD OF STATE star Rock, who turned his...

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