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Singer-turned-actor Justin Timberlake loves to belt out The Eagles' Desperado whenever he goes to a karaoke bar.

21st July 2011

Rodriguez Shot Short With Hayek To Help Her Land Hollywood Break

Moviemaker ROBERT RODRIGUEZ had to shoot a short film with SALMA HAYEK before he could convince studio bosses to hire the Mexican actress for DESPERADO - because they weren't sure her English was good enough...

9th July 2009

The Eagles Sue Over Desperado

Rockers THE EAGLES have filed a lawsuit against insurance firm Korean Life, claiming the company used their DESPERADO hit for an ad campaign - without the band's permission. The HOTEL CALIFORNIA hitmakers are seeking more...

26th March 2007

Banderas 'I Believe In Love At First Sight'

Hollywood heart-throb ANTONIO BANDERAS insists there is such a thing as love at first sight - and points to his marriage with MELANIE GRIFFITH as proof. The Spanish hunk first spied the American actress at...

17th January 2007

Eagles File Lawsuit Over Misused Hit

American rockers THE EAGLES have filed a $537,000 (GBP275,400) lawsuit against a South Korean insurance company, after it used one of their hits without permission. Bandmembers DON HENLEY and GLENN FREY are claiming Korea Life...

29th December 2006

Hayek Denies $100 Million Fortune Reports

Mexican beauty SALMA HAYEK denies reports she has a $100 million (GBP56 million) fortune, and insists she would donate the money to the poor in her native Mexico if she was so rich. The DESPERADO...

23rd July 2006

Jolie Heading To Sin City?

Actress ANGELINA JOLIE has met with director ROBERT RODRIGUEZ to discuss joining the cast of the sequel to his hit film SIN CITY. Jolie caught up with the DESPERADO director joining JESSICA ALBA, CLIVE...

3rd February 2006

Moore Offers To Perform With Ronstadt At The Aladdin

LATEST: Controversial director MICHAEL MOORE has offered to perform onstage with singer LINDA RONSTADT at the very casino she was ousted from for praising him onstage. Before singing DESPERADO for an encore at Las...

21st July 2004

Las Vegas Casino Boots Out Singer Ronstadt For Praising Moore

Country legend LINDA RONSTADT has become the latest celebrity political casualty, after being fired for praising MICHAEL MOORE's controversial film FAHRENHEIT 9/11 during a live performance. Before singing DESPERADO for an encore at Las...

20th July 2004

Banderas Shut Out Of Spanish Royal Wedding

ANTONIO BANDERAS has been left off the guest list at the wedding of the son of Spanish monarch KING JUAN CARLOS - and he fears it's because the royals are upset with his new big...

20th May 2004

Hayek's Linguistic Crisis

Latina actress SALMA HAYEK almost quit Hollywood after making her first English-language movie - because she misunderstood all her glowing reviews. The Mexican beauty was already a star in her home country when she...

5th January 2004

Tarantino Drafts In Rodriguez For Kill Bill Two

Director QUENTIN TARANTINO has drafted in movie-maker pal ROBERT RODRIGUEZ to compose the music for his eagerly-anticipated sequel KILL BILL VOL. 2. The PULP FICTION film-maker has been firm friends with the DESPERADO director...

20th November 2003

Banderas To Intimidate Daughter's Boyfriends

ANTONIO BANDERAS is planning to frighten his daughter's potential boyfriends by donning his DESPERADO costume and pulling out a sword. The Spanish star is so aware of his own heart-breaking behaviour as a youngster,...

6th November 2003

Hayek Cried Through First Love Scenes

SALMA HAYEK was so ashamed of her first movie love scenes she burst into tears. The actress worried her parents would be shocked to see her in DESPERADO, so she became an emotional wreck...

16th September 2003

Singing Gave Salma Diarrhoea

SALMA HAYEK was determined to help keep costs down on ROBERT RODRIGUEZ's new film ONCE UPON A TIME IN MEXICO by driving to the San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, set - and all she got...

9th September 2003

Banderas Battles Mexicans

ANTONIO BANDERAS has hit back at criticism from Mexicans who claim homegrown actors should have taken on many of his roles - by reminding them their native ANTHONY QUINN played a Russian Pope and a...

3rd September 2003

Director Makes Hayek Face Her Fears

Mexican actress SALMA HAYEK worries about revealing her innermost fears to director ROBERT RODRIGUEZ, because he always makes her face them on camera. The FRIDA star has featured in Rodriguez's flicks DESPERADO and FROM...

31st August 2003

Banderas And Griffith Celebrate Seventh Anniversary

Hollywood couple ANTONIO BANDERAS and MELANIE GRIFFITH celebrated their seventh wedding anniversary yesterday (14MAY03). And Banderas is convinced the union has lasted so long because they have shunned a Hollywood lifestyle. While the...

15th May 2003

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