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Jackson Was On A Cocktail Of Drugs For Months - Report

A cocktail of seven prescription drugs triggered MICHAEL JACKSON's cardiac arrest on Thursday morning (25Jun09), according to new reports from Los Angeles.The pop superstar, 50, was pronounced dead at 2.36pm local time after falling into...

Jackson Family Pal Blames 'Medication Abuse' For Icon's Death

MICHAEL JACKSON's longterm family friend BRIAN OXMAN has hinted the icon was killed by an abuse of prescription drugs - likening his death to tragic star ANNA NICOLE SMITH.The legendary superstar was pronounced dead this...

Right Makes Might(y Big Audiences)

Although some TV columnists had predicted that the fortunes of Fox News would shift into reverse following the election of Barack Obama and his enduring popularity in the polls, the conservative-leaning news channel is on...

Will Iranian Video Of Woman's Death Mark A Turning Point?

The video of the young Iranian woman bleeding to death after being shot during a demonstration in Tehran has raised the weightiness of "citizen journalism" in the age of the Internet, several publications observed Monday....

Jolie's Tearful Tv Appearance

ANGELINA JOLIE was reduced to tears on U.S. TV on Thursday (18Jun09) as she recalled the plight of refugee children around the world.The actress, a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador, appeared on Anderson Cooper's CNN show...

Iran Cracks Down On Foreign Media

Iran has closed the Tehran bureau of Al-Arabiya, the Saudi-Arabian-backed competitor of the Al-Jazeera satellite news channel. The government also acted to shut down Internet communication among protesters sympathetic to reformist Mir Hossein Mousavi, who...

Cable News Networks Cut Back Reports On Iran Protests

"Cable news normally serves as the front line for breaking news, but the channels largely took the weekend off as Tehran exploded in protests after Iran's presidential election," the New York Times commented in its...

Vardalos Fires Off At 'Fat-ist' Hollywood

Actress NIA VARDALOS has fired off at Hollywood executives who greenlight film romances featuring "fat" RUSSELL CROWE and SETH ROGEN and then poke fun at her for finding love with hunks on the big screen.The...

Cnn Co-founder Blasts Cnn Interview With Accused Killer

Reese Schonfeld has blasted CNN, the cable news network he co-founded with Ted Turner, for "giving alleged abortion murderers a platform." In a commentary posted on the Huffington Post blog, Schonfeld maintained that CNN's jailhouse...

Depp's Sparrow Tops Sea-faring Swashbucklers List

JOHNNY DEPP's pirate skipper CAPT. JACK SPARROW has topped a new online poll of movie mariners.The Pirates of The Caribbean rogue, which Depp based on rock star Keith Richards, beat Russell Crowe's Jack Aubrey in...

L.a. Mayor Dates Tv Reporter -- Another Conflict?

Raising new questions about ethical standards among celebrity journalists, it was reported Tuesday that Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has been dating Lu Parker, a reporter and sometime anchor for KTLA, the Tribune-owned TV station...

Chen Insists Sex Snaps Were Consensual

Shamed Asian pop star EDISON CHEN has broken his silence on his recent sex photo scandal - insisting the explicit snaps were all taken with the consent of the women involved.The Hong Kong-based singer/actor hit...

Idol Viewers Want Recount

Most U.S. viewers believe that there should be a recount of the votes in the last American Idol contest and also believe that "power texting" influenced the results, according to a study conducted by New...

Stevie G: I Want To Be Bond

Liverpool and England footballer Steven Gerrard has hinted at a future acting career after he retires from the game, including a wish to play James Bond on the big screen.The midfielder told journalists at the...

By on 26 May 2009

Plans For Twitter Tv Series

Reports suggest the social messaging website Twitter could be subject of a new TV series.Variety magazine claims the planned programme will involve people being "put on the trail of celebrities in a revolutionary competitive format".The...

By on 26 May 2009

Cooper's Ratings Collapse

The New York Post 's "Page Six" column observed today (Monday) that ratings for Anderson Cooper's primetime segment on CNN have plunged since the inauguration, after peaking last year during the election race. The column...

Elizabeth Taylor 'Fine' Despite Hospital Admission

Dame Elizabeth Taylor is "doing fine" despite being admitted to a hospital in Los Angeles, her spokesman has said.The Oscar winner "entered the hospital for a routine visit and is doing fine", her publicist confirmed,...

By on 23 May 2009

Peters Pulls Explosive Hollywood Memoir

Hollywood producer JON PETERS has pulled plans to release an explosive memoir detailing Tinseltown's most torrid secrets - after he was threatened by a series of lawsuits from some of the industry's biggest players. The Batman...

Family Feud May Halt Mlk Movie

DreamWorks indicated on Thursday that it will not proceed with plans to produce a film about the life of Martin Luther King Jr. unless his three children resolve their differences. "We remain committed to pursuing...

Fan Gave Cole A Kidney

NATALIE COLE has an anonymous fan to thank for her recent kidney transplant - the unnamed donor provided the vital organ after the singer detailed her plight on TV. The star has been battling ill health...

Man-eater Myleene Klass

Myleene Klass is set to play a cannibal in a new movie.The British TV presenter - who recently signed a £100,000 deal to host the US version of 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of...

Usher Takes The Twitter Lead From Kutcher & Moore

Twitter.com-mad couple ASHTON KUTCHER and DEMI MOORE have a new disciple - R&B superstar USHER. The Hollywood stars have become as famous for their frequent updates on the social networking website as their movies, but they've...

Kutcher Pranks Turner - As Promised

ASHTON KUTCHER made good on his promise to prank CNN boss TED TURNER on Wednesday (13May09) by staging a demonstration outside the media mogul's Atlanta, Georgia headquarters. Kutcher challenged CNN to a 'Tweet-off' last month (Apr09)...

Energised Farrow Feeling 'Fine' As Fast Reaches Day 10

Fasting MIA FARROW's hunger strike has taken a surprising turn - the actress' 10 days without food has given her energy she never thought she'd have. Farrow is in the middle of a 21-day fast as...

Angels And Demons Premieres Near Vatican

In what some saw as a direct challenge to the Vatican, Sony's Angels and Demons , the prequel to The Da Vinci code, had its world premiere Monday night in Rome in a theater located...

Fascinating Fact 7299

U2 star BONO recently interviewed GEORGE CLOONEY for a CNN news special. The rocker asked the politically-motivated movie star if he'd ever truly considered running for office, to which Clooney replied, "I thought about it...

Cnn Getting Wrecked For Standing In The Middle Of The Road?

Competition from opinionated cable news outlets like Fox News and MSNBC has continued to weaken the ratings of the pioneer cable news network, CNN, the New York Times observed today (Monday). The newspaper quoted several...

Kutcher Pledges $100,000 To Malaria Charities

Hollywood star ASHTON KUTCHER has pledged $100,000 ($69,000) to aid the fight against malaria. Kutcher bet his Twitter.com site would gather one million followers before news network CNN.com. He won and CNN boss Ted Turner handed...

Kutcher Celebrates Twitter Victory

ASHTON KUTCHER is celebrating after beating news giant CNN to one million Twitter.com followers - and now he plans to prank the network's owner TED TURNER, and film it. In the early hours of Friday (17Apr09),...

Pirate Bay To Walk The Plank

In the courtroom equivalent to the military suppression of the Somali pirates, the four defendants in The Pirate Bay case in Sweden were found guilty of copyright crimes in Sweden, sentenced to a year in...

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Avengers: Age of Ultron Does Massive, MASSIVE, Business Overseas

Avengers: Age of Ultron is certainly tracking to bother those movies in the...

Morrissey Derides Crowdsourced Music As "Desperate" And "Insulting"

Legendary indie music icon Morrissey has spoken out against crowdsourcing...

'Dukes Of Hazzard' Star John Schneider For 'Furious 8' Role?

John Schneider, the former star of TV’s ‘Dukes of Hazzard’, has expressed...

Justin Bieber Crashes High School Prom

Justin Bieber has made headlines again, this time for crashing a high school senior prom! No negative fallout from...

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Marilyn Manson Fights Piracy By Releasing Album On Playstation 1 Discs

American rock icon Marilyn Manson may have discovered a novel way...

Vanilla Ice Defends Adam Sandler Movie From Accusations Of Racism

In the wake of approximately a dozen cast members walking off set last...

'The Grey' Affected Roger Ebert So Much, He Walked Out Of NEXT Screening

Remember The Grey? The Liam Neeson survival-action movie?...

David Beckham Beats Posh In The Style Stakes

It seems that even a high-flying, internationally-recognised and regularly-awarded fashion career...

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