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Ono Sues Over Lennon's Imagine

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has launched a second legal bid - she is suing a filmmaker for using the former BEATLE's hit track IMAGINE without permission. Ono and Lennon's two sons Sean and Julian...

Yoko Ono In Court Over Secret Footage Of John Lennon

John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono is due in court next week to prevent the publication of footage showing the former Beatle smoking cannabis.Massachussetts-based company World Wide Video is claiming ownership of nine hours of video...

By on 23 April 2008

Ono Fights To Keep Lennon Tapes Private

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has launched a legal bid to stop a video company from airing footage of the late Beatle smoking pot. The nine-hour clip - owned by Massachusetts-based World Wide Video -...

Lennon 'A School Failure'

Late BEATLE star JOHN LENNON failed to impress his former school teachers - because he liked to act as the school's "clown". Lennon's teachers couldn't recognise his talents that rocketed him to worldwide fame -...

Lennon In Police Drugs Blunder

JOHN LENNON was once escorted by police from a drug dealer's house with a pocket-full of marijuana, according to former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR's father-in-law. The late Beatle was discovered inside the den when...

Lennon Assassination Film An Unexpected Hit

JARED LETO's controversial portrayal of JOHN LENNON's killer in CHAPTER 27 has become an unexpected hit in America. The much-delayed film, which also stars Lindsay Lohan, has already been released straight to DVD in many...

Yoko Sympathises With Mills

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has spoken out about HEATHER MILLS' bitter divorce battle with SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY - insisting she sympathises with the former model. The 75-year-old - who was married to MCCartney's Beatles...

Lost Lennon Song Set For Aspinall Tribute Album?

A lost JOHN LENNON song has been unearthed for a tribute album to the man known as the 'fifth Beatle'. Neil Aspinall rarely spoke of the raw track, Now + Then, he recorded with Lennon,...

Lennon Snubbed 'Silly' Acting Career

Late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON turned down a career as an actor - branding the profession "silly". Lennon starred in a variety of movies throughout his career, including A Hard Day's Night and Help! along...

Ono Pays Tribute To Fifth Beatle Aspinall

LATEST: JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has paid tribute to the man widely acknowledged as the 'fifth BEATLE', who died on Monday (24Mar08). Neil Aspinall had reportedly been receiving treatment for lung cancer in New...

Leto's Weight Gain Nightmare

Actor JARED LETO has vowed never to fatten-up for a movie role again, after he piled on 60 pounds (27.2 kilograms) to play JOHN LENNON's killer - and ended up in a wheelchair. Leto is...

Beatles' Business Partner And Friend Neil Aspinall Dies

Neil Aspinall, the man who ran Apple Records for the Beatles and long-time friend of the band, has died at the age of 66.A statement released by surviving band members Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr...

By on 24 March 2008

Lennon The Womaniser

BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON was a secret womaniser who even cheated during his "lost weekend" with former assistant MAY PANG. Lennon and Pang dated for 18 months after the rocker's wife Yoko Ono set...

The Beatles Almost Reunited By Lennon's 'Lost Weekend' Lover

JOHN LENNON's ex-girlfriend MAY PANG came within days of reuniting THE BEATLES during her 18-month relationship with the star. May Pang dated Lennon during his "lost weekend" in 1974 and 1975, after working as...

Lennon, Yoko And The 'Divorce' That Almost Happened

YOKO ONO and JOHN LENNON began divorce proceedings five years before he was murdered - the late Beatle's ex-girlfriend claims. The star dated his former assistant May Pang for 18 months from 1974 to...

Macca Positive On Beatles Download Deal With Itunes

The Beatles back-catalogue is set to be released for download thanks to a deal between Sir Paul McCartney and iTunes, according to reports.A deal believed to be worth around £200 million would be split between...

By on 08 March 2008

Lennon's Ex Releases Hidden Snapshots

JOHN LENNON's former girlfriend MAY PANG has spoken of her relationship with the "real Lennon" as she releases a collection of intimate snaps of the former BEATLE. Pang began an 18-month fling with Lennon in...

Lennon Was A Tv Addict

JOHN LENNON was a TV addict who spent hours each day lying in bed and flicking channels, his ex-girlfriend MAY PANG reveals. Pang, who was Lennon's assistant and then dated him from 1973 to 1975...

$5 Million Pop Memorabilia Collection To Be Auctioned Off

A vast collection of pop memorabilia including JOHN LENNON's coat, SUPERMAN's red cape and INDIANA JONES' whip is to go under the hammer in Las Vegas next month (Mar08). The famous items are owned by...

Lennon's Ex-wife Praises Pang's Book Of Photos

JOHN LENNON's first wife CYNTHIA has pledged her full support to the late BEATLE's ex-girlfriend MAY PANG and the forthcoming release of her book INSTAMATIC KARMA. Pang - who was Lennon's assistant and lover in...

'Mccartney To Remember Linda And John At His Brits Performance'

BEATLES star PAUL MCCARTNEY will perform an emotional tribute to his late wife LINDA MCCARTNEY when he receives his Lifetime Achievement Award at tonight's Brit Awards.A report in the Daily Mail claims that the musical...

By on 20 February 2008

Julian Lennon Voices Support For Rocker Lennon In Ono Row

LATEST: JOHN LENNON's son JULIAN has hit out at his stepmother YOKO ONO for objecting to a singer/songwriter for naming her band LENNON. Ono, 74, has tried to prevent rocker Lennon Murphy from gaining the...

Ono Denies Suing Lennon

LATEST: Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has slammed "hurtful" reports claiming she is suing a singer/songwriter for naming her band LENNON. Ono was reported to have filed court papers accusing rocker Lennon Murphy...

Ono Sues Lennon

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is suing a singer/songwriter for naming her band LENNON. Ono has filed court papers accusing rocker Lennon Murphy of fraudulently registering Lennon as a trademark and for the...

Ono Blocks Plans For Lennon Film

YOKO ONO has vetoed a film writer's request to use the songs of her late husband JOHN LENNON in a new film about the couple's 1969 trip to Scotland - because the holiday evokes "bad...

Macca To Hold Linda Exhibition

Sir Paul McCartney is to host the first major UK exhibition of photography by his late wife Linda.The former Beatle has been assembling the collection for the last three years and will stage the exhibit...

By on 16 January 2008

Concert Rocks Liverpool Arena

A musical extravaganza took place in Liverpool last night to mark the opening of the city's new Echo arena.The inauguration of the concert venue is part of the beginning of Liverpool's Capital of Culture year...

By on 13 January 2008

Ono Launches Musical Bus

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has launched an educational bus to teach children in North America the basics in recording music. The vehicle - which is dedicated to the late Beatle - was unveiled at...

Lennon Neckties On The Way

An American clothing brand is in final negotiations with YOKO ONO to use artwork by her late husband JOHN LENNON on a new line of neckties. Ralph Marlin and Company have proposed designs for eight...

Movie Reviews: The Killing Of John Lennon

Some critics are of two minds about Andrew Piddington's The Killing of John Lennon, which opens in New York today (Wednesday). On the one hand, they all seem to agree that the writing, directing, and...

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