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Stars Come Out For Harrell

Stars including MARY J. BLIGE, JAY-Z and CHRIS ROCK have gathered at a party in New York to toast the health of hip-hop mogul ANDRE HARRELL - who recently underwent heart surgery. The rap entrepreneur and...

Obama Makes Life Tough For Comics

The rise to the presidency of Barack Obama has posed a problem for comedians, Chris Rock has told CNN. There's little that is funny about him. "He's just one of those guys, you know, like...

Rock Can't Joke About Obama

CHRIS ROCK has branded BARACK OBAMA a stand-up comedian's worst nightmare - because the President-elect is too awe-inspiring to make fun of. Rock lampoons various public figures in his new comedy DVD special Kill the...

Collette And Rock's Airplane Bond

Oscar nominee TONI COLLETTE and comedian CHRIS ROCK are unlikely pals - after the pair forged a close friendship during a traumatic cross country flight. Collette insists the funnyman has a friend for life, after...

Rock To Pen Second Book

Funnyman CHRIS ROCK is planning a follow-up to his first book - over 10 years after releasing his literary debut. The 43-year-old's new tome will follow a similar theme to his 1997 release Rock This!...

Madagascar Sequel Roars Way To UK Box Office Top Spot

Animated sequel Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa has topped the UK box office charts after its opening weekend on release.The Dreamworks film took an estimated 6.3 million to unseat last week's number one film Four Christmases.Voice...

By on 09 December 2008

Rock Pleads With Winehouse To Quit Drugs

Funnyman CHRIS ROCK fears for the future of troubled singer AMY WINEHOUSE - and has pleaded with the star to sort out her drug problems. The comedian is a big admirer of the Back to...

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Tops Us Box Office

Animated sequel Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa has hit the number one spot at the US box office after its first weekend on release.The Dreamworks film took an estimated $63.5 million (40.2 million) from 4,056 screens...

By on 10 November 2008

Rock Studies 'Good Hair' In Documentary

Funnyman CHRIS ROCK has turned documentary maker to find out all there is to know about good hair. The comedian has hit the world's top stylists and hair shows as part of new film Good...

Lee Takes Record Back From Rock

British funnyman LEE EVANS is to perform for 80,000 people in a sell-out run of shows - smashing the record set by CHRIS ROCK. Evans has sold out five-nights at London's 16,000-capacity O2 Arena this...

Rock 'Prepares For The Worst' At Every Gig

Funnyman CHRIS ROCK is always prepared to be booed off stage at his stand-up gigs, because he knows his comedy career can't last forever. The Head of State actor recently returned to his stand-up roots...

Brand Calls On Rock For Tips

Outrageous British funnyman RUSSELL BRAND has called on CHRIS ROCK to advise him prior to his MTV Video Music Awards hosting stint this weekend (07Sep08). Brand was a surprising choice to host the prizegiving, but...

Washington Denies Wrecking Rock's Marriage

RAY star KERRY WASHINGTON is laughing off reports she wrecked CHRIS ROCK's marriage, insisting the comedian and his wife are still very much together. The actress claims many people "bought the hype" when Washington played...

Stars Pay Last Respects To Mac At Funeral

Thousands of mourners, including actor SAMUEL L. JACKSON and comic CHRIS ROCK, gathered for the funeral of U.S. funnyman BERNIE MAC on Saturday (16Aug08). Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer and Reverend Jesse Jackson were among...

Rock And Ice-cube Pay Tribute To Mac

CHRIS ROCK and rapper ICE-CUBE have paid tribute to comedian BERNIE MAC who died on Saturday (09Aug08). MAC passed away after losing his battle with pneumonia at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. He was...

Rock Stuns With Pub Gig

Comedian CHRIS ROCK stunned a pub crowd in Australia on Friday night (01Aug08) by taking to the stage with a hilarious, foul-mouthed routine. Rock asked promoter Artie Lang to arrange the show at the Roxbury...

Rock Duped Over Sex Case

Funnyman CHRIS ROCK was accused of having underage sex with a girl - as a practical joke. The comedian - who is currently touring in South Africa - was duped by rumours he was about...

Hoffman Humour Leaves Chat Show Host Feeling Awkward

DUSTIN HOFFMAN turned a joke into an awkward moment on late night TV in America on Thursday night (05Jun08) when he repeated an ill-advised CHRIS ROCK joke. The Tootsie star was telling a gag about...

Rock: 'South African Killings Down To Poverty'

Comedian CHRIS ROCK has condemned reports blaming a wave of killings in South Africa on racist violence - insisting they are motivated by poverty. More than 60 people have been killed and 100,000 foreigners forced...

Chris Rock Smashes Comedy Audience Record

Comedian Chris Rock has broken British records for audience size after performing to 15,900 people at London's O2 Arena last night.The Bigger and Blacker star has smashed the UK record for the largest comedy audience...

By on 24 May 2008

Chris Rock To Enter Record Books

Comedian CHRIS ROCK is set to make history when he performs in front of the largest U.K. comedy audience ever gathered. Rock, 43, will break the current record of 10,108 - previously set by British...

Hollywood Pi Convicted Of 76 Racketeering Charges

Infamous Hollywood private investigator Anthony Pellicano has been convicted on 76 of the 77 federal charges against him.A federal jury has convicted the former private eye of several racketeering offences - including wiretapping, identity theft...

By on 16 May 2008

Sandler, Stiller + Rock Raise Money For Autism

A galaxy of comedians including ADAM SANDLER, BEN STILLER and CHRIS ROCK teamed up to raise money for autism on Sunday (13Apr08) night. The funnymen took the stage at New York's Beacon Theatre for a...

Rock's Mother Spoils Comedy Shows

CHRIS ROCK's mother disrupts his comedy shows every time she is in the audience - because the funnyman is too scared to swear in front of her. Rosalie Rock imposed a strict ban on swear...

Bbc Rapped For Live Earth Expletives

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has been reprimanded for the foul language of stars including MADONNA and comedian CHRIS ROCK at last year's (07) Live Earth concert. The U.K.'s TV watchdog Ofcom ruled the network...

Rock Testifies In Pellicano Trial

LATEST: Comedian CHRIS ROCK has admitted he hired shamed Los Angeles private investigator ANTHONY PELLICANO to snoop on a woman who accused him of rape. The funnyman testified in California's Federal court on Friday morning...

Rock/pellicano Phone Conversation Surfaces

LATEST: A phone conversation allegedly between CHRIS ROCK and disgraced private investigator ANTHONY PELLICANO has surfaced - amid reports the comedian has been named as a potential witness in the detective's ongoing wiretapping and bribery...

Celebrity Trial Of The Decade Begins

The U.S. Attorney's Office in Los Angeles has released a list of possible witnesses who may testify in the trial of former private investigator Anthony Pellicano. They include such celebrities as Keith Carradine, Farrah Fawcett,...

Stallone + Rock Named In Pellicano Witness List

Action man SYLVESTER STALLONE and comedians CHRIS ROCK and GARRY SHANDLING have been named among a list of potential witnesses in the trial of disgraced private investigator ANTHONY PELLICANO. The stars are just some of...

Rock Chose Comedy To Forget Racial Slurs

Funnyman CHRIS ROCK turned to comedy after years of racial abuse left him living a "hermit" existence. The 42-year-old was sent to an all-white school in his native New York and was taunted by racist...

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