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Shelley Winters Dies

Hollywood screen star SHELLEY WINTERS has died after suffering a heart attack. She was 85. Winters, who won Academy Awards for her roles in THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK and A PATCH OF BLUE,...

Cautious Kate Cancels Party Over Cocaine Fears

Supermodel KATE MOSS has ditched her lavish birthday plans for Monday (16JAN06), fearing some of her guests will bring drugs. Moss had reportedly organised a 50s-themed bash to celebrate her 32nd, but has cancelled...

Curtis: 'Monroe Became A Star When She Turned Stupid'

SOME LIKE IT HOT star TONY CURTIS credits ex-lover MARILYN MONROE's transparent shirts and "stupid woman" act for her iconic status - because she was nothing special when they dated. The 80-year-old movie veteran...

Monroe's Warning To Collins

Former DYNASTY star JOAN COLLINS was warned against the dark side of the showbusiness by the ultimate Hollywood victim - MARILYN MONROE. Collins, 72, was in her twenties when she met the late screen...

Diana's Other Wedding Gown Sells For $180,000

LATEST: DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES' spare wedding dress sold for $180,000 (GBP100,000) at auction in London yesterday (07DEC05). The dress served as a model for alterations on the DAVID EMMANUEL gown Diana wore when...

Hefner To Be Buried With Monroe

Playboy founder HUGH HEFNER wants to be buried next to screen goddess MARILYN MONROE. The 79-year-old considers Los Angeles' Westwood Cemetery the ideal final resting place, and has earmarked an ornate vault alongside the...

Keith Andes Dies

TORA! TORA! TORA! star KEITH ANDES was found dead in his Santa Clarita, California home earlier this month (11NOV05). He was 85. The Los Angeles County coroner's office has ruled the actor's death was...

Monroe Death Investigator: `Dig Up Marilyn For The Truth'

The Los Angeles County deputy district attorney who attended MARILYN MONROE's autopsy in 1962 is urging the authorities to dig up the screen icon's body and use modern technology to determine once and for all...

Hurley Turned Down Monroe

British actress ELIZABETH HURLEY turned down an offer to play screen goddess MARILYN MONROE because she didn't want to dye her hair blonde. The AUSTIN POWERS beauty, who dated HUGH GRANT for 13 years,...

Monroe's Studio Sex Session Nightmares Revealed In New Book

Tragic movie icon MARILYN MONROE's casting couch nightmares have been exposed in a new book by her former best friend June DiMAGGIO. DiMaggio, the niece of Monroe's one-time husband JOE DiMAGGIO, reveals the actress...

Monroe Investigator Backs Up Enema Claims With Taped Chat

The Los Angeles County deputy district attorney who attended MARILYN MONROE's autopsy in 1962 has declared he's almost certain the movie icon died of a poisoned enema. JOHN MINER has always maintained the actress...

Monroe Had 'Poor Hygiene'

British actor PETER LAWFORD refused to sleep with Hollywood sex symbol MARILYN MONROE, because he was repulsed by her personal hygiene. Lawford, who later married PATRICIA KENNEDY, grew close to the SOME LIKE IT...

Monroe's Final Thoughts To Appear In Playboy

MARILYN MONROE's state of mind before she died is set to be exposed by the US edition of Playboy. The men's magazine will print the transcript of a taped free association monologue interview as...

Monroe's Watch Gift To Kennedy Sells At Auction

A gold watch screen icon MARILYN MONROE gave to US President JOHN F KENNEDY has been auctioned for $120,000 (GBP66,650). The Rolex time-piece was sold at Alexander Auctions in Connecticut to an anonymous American...

The Beatles Are Icons Of The Century

THE BEATLES have topped a poll as the greatest entertainment icons of the past 100 years. The ever-popular Fab Four beat off competition from ELVIS PRESLEY, screen goddess MARILYN MONROE and jazz hero LOUIS...

Presley's Uncivilised Pals Cost Him A Date With Monroe

MARILYN MONROE once snubbed a date with ELVIS PRESLEY because she didn't like the company he kept. Presley's longtime confidante BYRON RAPHAEL, who was hired to wrangle beautiful one-night stands for the king of...

Delpy Warns Aspiring Actresses Beauty Is Skin Deep

French actress JULIE DELPY has urged young actresses not to follow in the footsteps of sex symbols MARILYN MONROE and LANA TURNER by relying on youthful glamour, because it will ruin their careers later in...

Lohan Bares All For Vanity Fair

LINDSAY LOHAN is set to bare all for an upcoming VANITY FAIR cover. The 19-year-old MEAN GIRLS star, who has been the subject of weightloss shock stories in the US media for the past...

Lawford Turned Down Marilyn Monroe

Rat Pack crooner PETER LAWFORD turned down sex with screen siren MARILYN MONROE because she smelled unpleasant - according to his son. In a new memoir, CHRISTOPHER LAWFORD KENNEDY reveals his British-born father -...

Lennon Memorabilia To Be Auctioned Online

The white suit JOHN LENNON wore on the front cover of THE BEATLES album ABBEY ROAD is to be auctioned next month (OCT05) on the internet - for an expected $150,000 (GBP83,000). The sale...

Stars Communist Files Revealed

Late screen siren MARILYN MONROE was a suspected communist and tracked by the FBI. Newly-released documents reveal Monroe was just a number of stars the Federal Bureau of Investigation kept files on - including...

Miles Davis Artwork Exhibition

The last painting by legendary jazz star MILES DAVIS is to be unveiled for the first time in Edinburgh, Scotland on Wednesday (21SEP05). The piece, entitled Gold Face, will form part of an exhibition...

Electra The New Face Of Max Factor

Sexy actress CARMEN ELECTRA has been chosen as the new face of cosmetics giant Max Factor. The former BAYWATCH beauty, ex-wife of DENNIS RODMAN, has taken over from British actress CAMILLA RUTHERFORD as a...

Spacey Recruits Altman To Direct London Play

KEVIN SPACEY is planning to set the London stage alight by recruiting legendary film-maker ROBERT ALTMAN to direct ARTHUR MILLER's acclaimed play RESURRECTION BLUES at The Old Vic theatre. The AMERICAN BEAUTY actor is...

Monroe Criticised For Studious Style

Screen goddess MARILYN MONROE was determined to study during her time at LEE STRASBERG's Actor's Studio and disappointed male students with her restrained style and pared down looks. The perennial sex symbol was already...

Monroe's Last Living Husband Dies

MARILYN MONROE's first and last surviving husband, JAMES DOUGHERTY, has died in California. He was 84. Dougherty, a retired Los Angeles detective and former local politician in Maine, died on Monday (15AUG05) in San...

Amerie Slams Reality

AMERIE has hit out at TV talent shows, insisting the public will never accept and celebrate manufactured artists. The R+B star claims the reality process destroys the myth and magic surrounding showbiz and celebrity...

Monroe Thanks Doctor For Orgasm Joy

Movie goddess MARILYN MONROE cried tears of joy after her first orgasm and credits her psychiatrist DR RALPH GREENSON with releasing her pent-up sexual tension. The SOME LIKE IT HOT star revealed her special...

Monroe Fantasised About Being Spanked By Daddy Gable

Late screen siren MARILYN MONROE fantasised about being spanked and cuddled by movie legend CLARK GABLE - because she was desperate for him to be her adopted father. THE MISFITS was Gable and Monroe's...

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