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Thompson Moves Oscars From Restroom

EMMA THOMPSON has been forced to move her two Oscar statuettes from her bathroom at home - to make way for her nine-year-old daughter's artwork. The British actress won a Best Actress Academy Award for...

Thompson Tells Heathrow Minister To "Get A Grip"

Award-winning British actress Emma Thompson has hit back at a Cabinet minister who accused her of hypocrisy over her opposition to a new runway at Heathrow.Thompson is among a group of celebrities outspokenly critical of...

By on 17 January 2009

Thompson + Politician Trade Blows In Airport Row

Oscar-winning actress EMMA THOMPSON has hit back at scathing remarks by a British politician, who criticised her protests against the expansion of London's Heathrow Airport. Transport minister Geoff Hoon singled out the Sense and Sensibility...

Thompson Raged About Sexy Bus Ad

Actress EMMA THOMPSON grew so sick and tired of slipping standards in using sex to sell in her native Britain she was prompted to pen an angry letter to London's former Mayor KEN LIVINGSTONE. The...

Thompson Protests Against Airport Expansion

Oscar-winning actress EMMA THOMPSON is battling to prevent a controversial expansion of London's Heathrow Airport. The British Airports Authority (BAA) is hoping to get the go-ahead from the U.K. government to build a further runway,...

Thompson Calls On Madonna's Trainer To Help Her Get Fit

Actress EMMA THOMPSON has turned to MADONNA's fitness expert in an effort to get in shape. The beloved Brit admits she has always struggled to look good - and now has turned to Tracy Anderson...

Thompson Understood Madonna's 'Emotionally Retarded' Outburst

Actress EMMA THOMPSON felt a rapport with MADONNA when the pop superstar publicly referred to her ex-husband GUY RITCHIE as "emotionally retarded", because she thinks the same of her spouse, actor GREG WISE. The Oscar...

Laurie's Affection For Thompson

HOUSE star HUGH LAURIE looks back on his relationship with EMMA THOMPSON with fond memories, because their time together was "blissful". The British actor enjoyed a romance with Thompson when the pair studied at the...

Stars Prepare For Golden Globe Awards

The Hollywood award season kicks into gear today as stars prepare to attend the Golden Globe awards.Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Judi Dench, Kirstin Scott Thomas and Hugh Laurie are all in the running for top...

By on 11 January 2009

Thompson's Struggle With Depression

British actress EMMA THOMPSON has long struggled with depression and insists the only way to beat her condition is to use creative therapy techniques. The Oscar-winner first experienced the illness during a stint on the...

Movie Reviews Last Chance Harvey

It's all about the performers, Manohla Dargis suggests in her review of Joel Hopkins's Last Chance Harvey , which opened in six theaters over the weekend in order to qualify for Oscar consideration. The performers...

Thompson's Lies To Miserly Husband

British actress EMMA THOMPSON is forced to lie to her husband when she buys new clothes - because he hates her spending money on expensive designer gear. Thompson admits her partner, fellow thespian Greg Wise,...

Frost/nixon And Benjamin Button Up For Five Golden Globes

Frost/Nixon and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button are the frontrunners for the 2009 Golden Globes, with five nominations each.Both films are named in the best drama category while their leading men are up for...

By on 11 December 2008

Thompson Sets Sights On New York For Harrowing Art Show

EMMA THOMPSON is on a mission to turn New York's Times Square into a mock detention centre for a hard-hitting protest about human trafficking. The British actress and activist staged a similar art installation/protest on...

Thompson's Backyard Bar

Actress EMMA THOMPSON doesn't have to go far to fetch a drink - her husband has built a pub in their backyard. The Oscar-winner admits she was equally distraught as her actor husband Greg Wise...

Thompson Upset About Missing Prince Charles' 60th

Actress EMMA THOMPSON is upset she missed Royal pal PRINCE CHARLES' 60th birthday celebrations in England to promote her new film LAST CHANCE HARVEY. The Oscar winner admits she had to turn down the chance...

Thompson's Daughter Has Cocktail Waitress Dreams

Movie star EMMA THOMPSON's nine-year-old daughter GAIA has left teachers at her school in London flummoxed after applying for a job as a cocktail waitress. The youngster dreams of serving drinks to businessmen and barflys...

Thompson Was Knickerless On National Tv

EMMA THOMPSON has mixed emotions whenever she visits pal ELLEN DEGENERES' U.S. chat show - because she once appeared on the programme without her panties. The bubbly Brit decided her tight-fitting Zac Posen dress would...

Thompson's 'Son' Set For Big Things?

BARACK OBAMA's election win has heaped pressure on EMMA THOMPSON's unofficially adopted son TINDYEBWA AGABA - because his 'mum' now expects him to run for office. Before Obama's historic victory on 4 November (08), the...

Thompson: 'Motherhood Outweighs Acting Success'

British actress EMMA THOMPSON regards "giving birth without painkillers" as her biggest accomplishment in life, despite scooping two Oscars for her film work. The Love Actually star, 49, went through in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment...

Thompson Slams 'Prudish' Americans

British actress EMMA THOMPSON has hit out at U.S. critics who panned her new movie BRIDESHEAD REVISITED - insisting they are too prudish to enjoy the saucy tale. The film, based on Evelyn Waugh's 1945...

Thompson To Pen My Fair Lady Remake

British actress EMMA THOMPSON has been commissioned to pen a screenplay for a MY FAIR LADY remake. The Howards End star won an Oscar for adapting Sense + Sensibility for the big screen and now...

Thompson Prepared For Brideshead By Cooking

EMMA THOMPSON prepared for her role as a matriarch in forthcoming film BRIDESHEAD REVISITED by cooking "family" meals for her co-stars. The actress plays Lady Marchmain in the new film version of the novel, and...

Blanchett's Humble Oscar Plans Flushed Away

Actress CATE BLANCHETT wanted to follow fellow Academy Award winner EMMA THOMPSON's lead and place her 2004 Oscar statuette in the bathroom - but was too proud to hide her award away. The Australian star...

British Teenager Chosen As Main Role In Spielberg's Tintin

A British six form student has been chose to play the role of Tintin in Steven Spielberg's adaptation of the Belgian cartoon.Thomas Sangster, 17, was selected by Spielberg to play the boy reporter in a...

By on 29 March 2008

Thompson Battles To Prevent Deportation Of 'Adopted' Son

British actress EMMA THOMPSON has launched a desperate legal battle to prevent the deportation of her 'adopted' son. The Oscar-winning actress, along with husband Greg Wise, informally adopted Rwandan refugee Tindyebwa Agaba after he was...

Thompson Threatened To Quit Film After Atwell Told To Lose Weight

EMMA THOMPSON threatened to quit her upcoming movie BRIDESHEAD REVISITED after learning the film's producers had ordered her co-star HAYLEY ATWELL to lose weight. The Oscar winner was so outraged when she found out Atwell...

Actress's Adopted Son Criticises Celebrity Culture In The UK

The adopted son of actress EMMA THOMPSON has hit out at Britain's 'celebrity culture'.In an essay for a racism monitoring group in Exeter, Tindyebwa Agaba wrote that there has been a "complete death" of politically...

By on 05 March 2008

Hoffman: 'Thompson's Sexuality Is Refreshing'

DUSTIN HOFFMAN enjoyed working with his LAST CHANCE HARVEY co-star EMMA THOMPSON - because she isn't afraid of her sexuality. The Rain Man star - who plays the actress' unlikely romantic interest in the new...

Thompson: 'I Was Wrong To Wed Branagh'

Oscar-winner EMMA THOMPSON regrets marrying her ex-husband KENNETH BRANAGH - and insists the union would have been avoided had the couple visited a marriage guidance counsellor. The Sense And Sensibility actress divorced Branagh in 1994...

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