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Joan Jett Shielded Kristen Stewart From Snappers On Runaways Set

Joan Jett shielded Twilight beauty Kristen Stewart from photographers on the set of her biopic The Runaways because she knew the young star was overwhelmed by her sudden rise to fame.The 22 year old signed...

Tom Cruise Rock Of Ages' Singing: What Did You Think?

Tom Cruise stars in a new trailer for the much-anticipated Rock of Ages movie, giving it some serious rock action and belting out a version of Bon Jovi's 'Wanted Dead or Alive.' The rock comedy...

Joan Jett Takes Aim At Noel Gallagher Over Cow Cruelty Comments

Animal-loving Joan Jett has challenged Noel Gallagher to a fight after the former Oasis star boasted about his love of "throwing stuff" at cows in a recent interview.The Brit recently joked about taking his sons...

Jett & Van Zandt Help Ramone's Brother Record Final Tracks

Joan Jett and Steven Van Zandt have stepped in to help Joey Ramone's brother complete an album of tracks the late punk icon was working on when he died in 2001.The Ramones star's sibling Mickey...

Lita Ford And Joan Jett Reunite In New York

Rocker Lita Ford was wary of initiating a meeting with Joan Jett - as she feared her ex-The Runaways bandmate would snub her.The pair has not spoken for years, but Ford recently reached out to...

Paul Mccartney Immortalised On Peta Stamp

Sir Paul McCartney, Natalie Portman and Ellen DeGeneres are among stars to feature on a new stamp range featuring the 20 most famous vegetarians of all-time.The trio of famous faces have agreed to lend their...

Guns N' Roses Score Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Nomination

Guns N' Roses, The Cure and Red Hot Chili Peppers are nominated for entry into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012.The acts are all on the shortlist to be inducted to the...

Runaways Stars Sue Over Tribute Album

Rockers Joan Jett and Cherie Currie are fighting to halt the release of a tribute album to their old band The Runaways.The Cherry Bomb hitmakers filed suit in New York on Thursday (09Jun11) against bosses...

Joan Jett Joins Fight Against Seal Trade

Rocker Joan Jett has waded into the debate over Canada's controversial seal cull, urging European Union (E.U.) officials to uphold a ban on imported pelts.Thousands of seals are clubbed to death annually in Canada as...

Joan Jett Encourages Students In High School Visit

Joan Jett inspired students in Washington on Monday (23May11) by visiting a local high school to encourage them to work hard for good grades.The rocker visited Scriber Lake High School in Edmonds, where she spoke...

Jett And Pickler Perform In Iraq

Rock veteran JOAN JETT and country star KELLIE PICKLER performed a concert in Iraq on Wednesday night (12Jan11) to entertain U.S. troops stationed in the war-torn country.The singers flew to the Middle East this week...

Kristen Stewart Has Cinema Bond

Kristen Stewart loves old movies.The 20-year-old actress bonded with musician Joan Jett - who she portrays in new rock biopic 'The Runaways' - over their similar cinema tastes.Explaining how they became friends, Kristen said: "I...

Dakota Fanning's Movie Life Lessons

Dakota Fanning took on her latest movie role so she could experience normal life.The 16-year-old actress - who shot to fame aged just seven appearing in 'I Am Sam' - loved playing rocker Cherie Currie...

Kristen Stewart Has Nervous Smell

Kristen Stewart starts to "smell bad" when she gets nervous. The 'Twilight' star admits she clams up when she is being interviewed and starts to sweat profusely because of the pressure. Kristen, 20, explained to...

Kristen Stewart's Dakota Restrictions

Kristen Stewart "wasn't allowed to grope" Dakota Fanning on the set of 'The Runaways'.The actress told how there were strict rules in place when she performed her on-screen kiss with the teenage star, but their...

Dakota Fanning: 'I'm No Rock Star'

Dakota Fanning has little in common with her 'Runaways' character Cherie Currie.The teen actress - who performs alongside Kristen Stewart as Joan Jett in the movie - admits she does not have any desire to...

Natalie Imbruglia Ready For Love

Natalie Imbruglia wants to settle down again.The Australian singer – who has been romantically linked with actors David Schwimmer and Josh Hartnett, as well as Britain’s Prince Harry since splitting from husband Daniel Johns two...

Dakota Fanning's Comfortable Kristen Kiss

Dakota Fanning found kissing Kristen Stewart "comfortable".The 16-year-old actress locks lips with the 'Twilight Saga' star in their new movie 'The Runaways' - in which they play rockers Cherie Currie and Joan Jett respectively -...

Sorum To Runaway With Currie And Jett

Former GUNS N' ROSES drummer MATT SORUM is teaming up with THE RUNAWAYS star CHERIE CURRIE next week (beg09Aug10) to open for her former bandmate JOAN JETT.The Velvet Revolver rocker will join Currie for a...

Jett To Rock With Aerosmith

AEROSMITH have been given a boost ahead of the start of their Canadian tour - legendary rocker JOAN JETT has agreed to join the band on the road.The group kicked off its Cocked, Locked, Ready...

Runaways Stars Mobbed At Party

JOAN JETT and her former RUNAWAYS bandmate CHERIE CURRIE gave actresses KRISTEN STEWART and DAKOTA FANNING a taste of their rock 'n' roll lifestyle - when screaming fans mobbed them at a party.Stewart and Fanning...

Jett: 'I'll Never Retire'

Iconic 1970s rocker JOAN JETT has vowed never to retire because she'd be too "bored" living her life away from the limelight.Jett's teenage rock band The Runaways broke up in 1979, and she went on...

Currie & Jett Plan Runaways Revamp After Biopic Reunion

KRISTEN STEWART and DAKOTA FANNING's new THE RUNAWAYS biopic has brought the real-life characters they play back together - former bandmates JOAN JETT and CHERIE CURRIE plan to work on new material.Currie and Jett returned...

Jett Impressed With Stewart's Likeness In Runaways

JOAN JETT is delighted with KRISTEN STEWART's portrayal of her in new movie biopic THE RUNAWAYS - insisting the TWILIGHT star's "quiet intensity" defined her.The teenager studied Jett by listening to the icon's music and...

Stewart And Fanning Are Surprise Guests At Jett Concert

KRISTEN STEWART and DAKOTA FANNING whipped crowds into a frenzy at JOAN JETT's concert in Utah on Saturday (23Jan10) when they joined the rocker onstage to celebrate their new movie biopic, THE RUNAWAYS.Twilight star Stewart...

Stewart Becomes Left-handed For Jett Portrayal

TWILIGHT star KRISTEN STEWART went all out to portray rocker JOAN JETT in the new Runaways biopic - even becoming left handed.The young actress spent time with Jett, who was a consultant on the film...

Stewart & Fanning's The Runaways To Debut At Sundance Film Festival

THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON stars KRISTEN STEWART and DAKOTA FANNING's new movie about JOAN JETT's all-girl rock band will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah in January (09).In much-anticipated new film The...

Jett Sues Former Runaways Bassist

RUNAWAYS guitarist JOAN JETT has filed a lawsuit against former band member JACKIE FOX, accusing her of meddling in the production of a film biopic of the band.The movie, based on the story of the...

Stars Mourn Les Paul

Stars including THE BEACH BOYS songwriter BRIAN WILSON, JOAN JETT, KEITH RICHARDS and U2's THE EDGE have all paid tribute to late guitar legend LES PAUL.The musician-turned-guitar innovator died on Thursday (13Aug09) at the age...

Ford Refuses To Get Involved With Runaways Film

Rocker LITA FORD refuses to have anything to do with the much-hyped new film about her all-girl punk group THE RUNAWAYS after former bandmate JOAN JETT's manager reportedly offered her a pittance to get involved.Angry...

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