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Birkin Upstaged By Bag

British actress JANE BIRKIN admits the Hermes bag named after her is now more famous than her. The French-based star, who sang the breathy JE T'AIME with SERGE GAINSBOURG in the 1960s, was flattered when...

Stars Help Gainsbourg Prepare First Album In 20 Years

A host of stars including PULP frontman JARVIS COCKER and AIR are helping CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG record her first album in two decades. Gainsbourg, the daughter of legendary French singer SERGE GAINSBOURG and actress JANE BIRKIN,...

Gainsbourg's Struggle With Shyness

Actress/singer CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG still suffers from crippling shyness after 20 years working in front of cameras. The 21 GRAMS star, the daughter of French singer SERGE GAINSBOURG and British actress JANE BIRKIN, has always hated...

Birkin: 'Bardot Is Crazy'

Singer/actress JANE BIRKIN has labelled her DON JUAN co-star BRIGITTE BARDOT a "crazy" Right-winger, driven to distraction after years of being judged by her looks. Birkin, who married French icon SERGE GAINSBOURG after he split...

Birkin Blames Hermes For Arm Problems

Singer/actress JANE BIRKIN holds her oversized Hermes handbag responsible for the tendonitis she suffers in her arm, because it allows her to carry around too much junk. The JE T'AIME MOI NON PLUS star has...

Birkin's Boredom With Gainsbourg Excess

Singer/actress JANE BIRKIN was often left exasperated with her late second husband SERGE GAINSBOURG's drinking, which ended up pushing her into the arms of her third spouse JACQUES DOILLON. Gainsbourg was such a national icon...

Birkin Finally Accepts French Gong

Veteran actress and singer JANE BIRKIN fiercely rejected the LEGION D'HONNEUR two years ago (02) - but has delighted the French government by finally accepting an honorary gong from them. But Birkin is devastated...

Ferry Back With Ex-girlfriend

Rock legend BRYAN FERRY is reportedly back with his ex-girlfriend - 23-year-old dancer KATIE TURNER. The former ROXY MUSIC star, 58, went to great lengths not to be photographed with Turner - who ditched...

Bobby Gillespie: Kate Moss Is Great Singer

PRIMAL SCREAM rocker BOBBY GILLESPIE discovered his supermodel pal KATE MOSS could sing on a drunken train journey between London and Paris. The HIGHER THAN THE SUN singer was so impressed, he asked her...

Marie Trintignant Buried After Star-studded Tribute

An array of French stars turned out to pay tribute to French actress MARIE TRINTIGNANT at her funeral today (06AUG03). Trintignant - who died last week (ends01AUG03) aged 41, after sustaining severe head injuries...

Birkin's Pre-tour Blow Out Preparation

Veteran singer JANE BIRKIN prepared in style for her current tour - she got so drunk she vomited. The 56-year-old JE T'AIME (MOI NON PLUS) chanteuse gives up both alcohol and cigarettes when she...

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