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Super Bowl Third On All-time Us Tv Hits

The Super Bowl was the third most watched event in US television history, new figures have shown.Data from Nielsen indicated a mammoth audience for the NFL finale, as the Indianapolis Colts beat the Chicago Bears...

By on 06 February 2007

Brown's Widow Sues For Estate + Son's Toys

LATEST: JAMES BROWN's widow TOMI RAE HYNIE is suing her late husband's kids, demanding half of his estate and the return of her son's toys. The singer, who was left out of Brown's will, insists...

James Brown Wanted Murphy To Play Him

EDDIE MURPHY is hoping to give director SPIKE LEE an easy solution to his search for a movie JAMES BROWN - the soul legend always wanted the actor to play him in a biopic. Murphy,...

Lee On The Hunt For The New James Brown

Moviemaker SPIKE LEE is hunting for the perfect JAMES BROWN, so he can make a start on a planned biopic of the soul legend. Lee, who was picked to direct the film by producer BRIAN...

Brown's Widow Rocks On At Metal Skool Show

JAMES BROWN's widow TOMI RAE HYNIE stunned fans of rock act METAL SKOOL at the tribute group's weekly Los Angeles showcase last week (22JAN07) when she joined them onstage for a song. Hynie, who is...

Brown's Children Request Trustees Be Removed

LATEST: JAMES BROWN's six adult children have filed court papers to remove trustees from overseeing their late father's estate because of alleged "mismanagement". An emergency petition was filed late on Wednesday (24JAN07) in Aiken County,...

Jackson Returns To Us

MICHAEL JACKSON has ended his self-imposed exile and set up a new home in America - 19 months after he left following his acquittal on child molestation charges. The superstar has lived a mythical existence...

James Brown Honoured With 10,000 Pairs Of Shoes

The organisers of next month's (01FEB07) Soles4Souls benefit concert in Las Vegas will donate 10,000 pairs of shoes to natural disaster victims to honour headliner JAMES BROWN. The soul legend was set to join LITTLE...

Brown's Widow Contests Will

LATEST: JAMES BROWN's widow TOMI RAE HYNIE is contesting the late singer's will after learning she and her five-year-old son have been cut out. Hynie, who was a backing singer in Brown's band, claims her...

Brown's Body Moved To Secret Location

LATEST: Deceased singer JAMES BROWN's body has been moved from a temporary resting place in his home to a secret location. The Godfather of Soul's body was moved on Thursday (18JAN07) from a guarded,...

James Brown Omits Wife And Child From Will

'Godfather of Soul' James Brown has reportedly omitted his five-year-old child and partner Tomi Rae Hynie from his will.The will, which was created prior to his marriage to Hynie and the birth of his son,...

By on 19 January 2007

Brown's Will Still Omits Partner And Young Son

LATEST: JAMES BROWN's partner TOMI RAE HYNIE and five-year-old child were not named as beneficiaries in his will filed on Thursday (18JAN07) in Georgia. The document, which was filed in Aiken County, names six children...

Murphy Intimated By Dreamgirls Dancing

EDDIE MURPHY insists the hardest part about playing fictional soul legend JAMES 'THUNDER' EARLY in DREAMGIRLS was learning how to dance properly. The DADDY DAY CARE star won a best supporting actor Golden Globe Award...

Brown's Will Drawn Up 'Before Marriage'

LATEST: JAMES BROWN's will was drawn up 10 months before the birth of his five-year-old son and over a year before his marriage to his widow TOMI RAE HYNIE, according to reports. Hynie has been...

Brown Kids To Create Shrine For Dad

The children of soul legend JAMES BROWN want to turn his home into a museum - and they're using ELVIS PRESLEY's Graceland home as the business model. Brown's family are set to consult Presley's...

Brown's Wife Left Out Of Soul Man's Will

JAMES BROWN's widow and five-year-old son have been cut out of the soul legend's will, fuelling reports his marriage wasn't legal and the boy isn't his biological son. TOMI RAE HYNIE has been fighting the...

Brown Still Not Buried

LATEST: The body of soul legend JAMES BROWN has yet to be buried, even though he died more than two weeks ago (25DEC06). The burial delay has been caused by family disagreements over his estate...

Brown's Scared Widow Hires Bodyguard

JAMES BROWN's widow has hired a round-the-clock bodyguard because she's convinced someone is out to kill her following the death of her husband on Christmas Day (25DEC06). TOMI RAE HYNIE fears her life is at...

Brown Rape Case Continues

LATEST: A rape case brought against soul star JAMES BROWN will continue, despite his unexpected Christmas Day (25DEC06) death. JACQUE HOLLANDER claims she was forced to have sex with the singer at gunpoint in 1988...

Franklin Asks Washington For Help With Film Roles

Music legend ARETHA FRANKLIN is so desperate to land another film role she is asking DENZEL WASHINGTON to use his influence in Hollywood on her behalf. The THINK singer hasn't been offered a role on...

Clarkson To Receive Top New Orleans Honour

Two-time Emmy Award winner PATRICIA CLARKSON has been named the 2007 celebrity monarch for the Krewe Of Orpheus parade in New Orleans, Louisiana. A celebrity is chosen each year to lead the parade - founded...

Brown's Widow Seeks Sanctuary With Tommy Lee's Sister

JAMES BROWN's widow has called on the sister of rocker TOMMY LEE to help her get back on her feet after the death of the soul legend. Grieving TOMI RAE HYNIE has been living with...

Brown's Widow Angry About Family's Burial Plans

JAMES BROWN's angry widow has blasted the soul legend's children for allegedly digging up her husband's body after burying him without including her. TOMI RAE HYNIE has fallen out with Brown's kids as they challenge...

Brown Told Lawyers To Dna Test His Son From His Deathbed

JAMES BROWN instructed his attorneys to carry out DNA tests to determine whether his wife's son JAMES BROWN II was really his in the hours before he died on Christmas Day (25DEC06). Family lawyer DEBRA...

Hynie: 'Brown Was Planning To Renew Wedding Vows When He Died

Late soul great JAMES BROWN was making plans to renew his vows to wife TOMI RAE HYNIE when he died on Christmas Day (25DEC06), according to his widow. Hynie reveals her husband was planning a...

Brown's Widow Fears She's Lost Home

LATEST: JAMES BROWN's widow TOMI RAE HYNIE fears she has lost the mansion she has called home for the past decade as part of a shady tax-saving move pulled off by her late husband. Hynie...

Brown's Widow Blasts Reports She No Longer Loved Soul Star

The widow of late soul legend JAMES BROWN has blasted reports she and her husband were bitter enemies in the weeks leading up to his death - declaring they were just "passionate." TOMI RAE HYNIE...

Stunned Sharpton Tried To Pass Off Brown's Death As Bad Dream

US civil rights leader REV AL SHARPTON was so stunned by the news his longtime friend and mentor JAMES BROWN had died, he tried to shake off the late-night phone call as a bad dream....

Brown's Kids Pull Out Of Chat Show Over Widow's Interview

JAMES BROWN's grown-up children refused to be part of a TV tribute to the late soul legend on CNN show LARRY KING LIVE on Wednesday night (03JAN07) when they discovered his widow would be taking...

Brown's Widow Was Battling Pill Addiction When Soul Great Died

JAMES BROWN's widow TOMI RAE HYNIE was battling a painkiller addiction in hospital when she learned her husband had died on Christmas Day (25DEC06). Brown insisted his wife take time off to seek help for...

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