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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...

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 -...

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...

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...

Stewart's Vintage Accessory

KRISTEN STEWART is wearing an extra-special prop to help her capture the character of JOAN JETT in new movie THE RUNAWAYS - a pair of the rocker's own vintage sneakers.Jett gave Stewart a pair of...

Stewart's Tears Over Runaways

Rocker JOAN JETT apologised to KRISTEN STEWART after reportedly reducing her to tears during a heated confrontation on the set of upcoming biopic THE RUNAWAYS.The pair have struck up a friendship since Stewart signed on...

Applegate Puzzled By Joan Jett Silence

Actress CHRISTINA APPLEGATE struck up an unlikely friendship with rocker JOAN JETT last summer (08) and has no idea why she was dropped. The odd couple became email pals after meeting on the set of video...

Stewart Researches Jett For Runaways Movie

KRISTEN STEWART is preparing to play rocker JOAN JETT in a new movie by listening to the icon's music and partying with the star. Twilight actress Stewart has landed the role of Jett in a new...

Stewart Keen To Sing In Jett Biopic

TWILIGHT star KRISTEN STEWART will be belting out her own rock tunes when she plays JOAN JETT in upcoming biopic RUNAWAYS. The actress, who showed off her singing skills while performing karaoke with Twilight co-star Robert...

Jett Happy With Biopic Pick

JOAN JETT is thrilled to hear TWILIGHT star KRISTEN STEWART will play her in an upcoming biopic - because she thinks the actress has the "right energy" to play the part. Stewart will play the I...

Stewart Plays Jett In New Biopic

TWILIGHT star KRISTEN STEWART has been tapped to play rock icon JOAN JETT in a forthcoming biopic about the 1970s star. The 18-year-old actress will take on the role in new film The Runaways, depicting...

Jett Hits Out At Spears Cover

Rock icon JOAN JETT has blasted BRITNEY SPEARS for covering her track I LOVE ROCK 'N' ROLL - because she isn't convinced the pop star is a fan of rock music. The 1970s rocker, who...

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