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Paul Mccsrtney: The Beatles' Success 'Couldn't Happen Again'

Paul McCartney doesn't think any modern day bands can have the success that The Beatles had.The 73-year-old singer has insisted the success of the 'Eleanor Rigby' band - made up of Paul, John Lennon, Ringo...

John Lennon's Killer Wants Forgiveness From Yoko Ono

John Lennon's killer Mark Chapman wants The Beatles legend's widow Yoko Ono to forgive him for murdering the star.Chapman shot Lennon four times outside his home at the Dakota building in New York in December,...

Jared Leto Got Gout For Chapter 27

Jared Leto suffered with gout after putting on weight for 'Chapter 27'.The 42-year-old actor had to gain 67 lbs for his role of Mark Chapman - the deranged fan who assassinated John Lennon - in...

Paul Mccartney Ends Feud With Yoko Ono

Paul McCartney has quashed his feud with Yoko Ono once and for all.The Beatles hitmaker has finally put his long-standing grudge with John Lennon's widow to rest in a new interview with Rolling Stone magazine,...

Dentist To Clone John Lennon

A dentist is planning to clone John Lennon from one of his rotten teeth. Canadian doctor Michael Zuk bought the late star's decaying gnasher for £20,000 at an auction two years ago in Britain and...

John Lennon's Bloodstained Glasses: What Happened On December 8, 1980?

As an artist, Yoko Ono is familiar with the phrase "a picture paints a thousand words," and she hopes the age-old saying will prove true in the debate to change America's gun law debate. This...

John Lennon Killer Claims He Didn't Target Him

John Lennon's killer claims he didn't target the Beatles singer.The 'Imagine' hitmaker was shot dead outside his New York apartment in December 1980 by Mark Chapman but he claims he only killed him because he...

Yoko Ono Gave Smiling A Chance

Yoko Ono had to force herself to smile after the death of her husband John Lennon.The Japanese artist was inconsolable with grief after the iconic musician was shot dead in 1980 by deranged fan Mark...

Ringo Starr Asks For 'Peace' At Anti-weapons Initiative

Ringo Starr asked for "peace and love" as he launched a new anti-weapons initiative yesterday (08.12.11) on the 31st anniversary of John Lennon's murder.The former Beatles drummer called for tougher sentences for anyone caught with...

Brad Pitt In Talks To Play John Lennon?

Brad Pitt is in talks to play John Lennon in a new movie biopic. The 47-year-old actor is believed to have met with Yoko Ono, the widow of the late Beatle, to discuss playing the...

The Beatles' John Lennon Final Interview Is Published

THE BEATLES founding member JOHN LENNON is being remembered today on the 30th anniversary of his death. The singer-songwriter was 40-years-old when he was shot dead outside his apartment building in New York by crazed...

Chapman's Signed Lennon Album Up For Sale

The album JOHN LENNON autographed for his killer MARK CHAPMAN on the day he was murdered is up for sale.The current owner has decided to sell the signed Double Fantasy record for a staggering $850,000...

Lady Gaga Takes Out Restraining Order Against Fan

Lady Gaga has obtained a restraining order against a fan who allegedly sent her a death threat.The 'Alejandro' singer took action against Russian Anastasia Obukhova, 26, who had threatened to shoot her in the head.In...

Jonas Brothers Pay Tribute To Lennon

The Jonas Brothers paid tribute to the late John Lennon on YouTube to celebrate his 70th birthday.The pop group - consisting of brothers Joe, Kevin and Nick - celebrated the late Beatles star's 70th birthday...

Yoko Ono Still With John

Yoko Ono still lives in the building where John Lennon shot because she believes he is "still here".The Beatles legend was gunned down outside The Dakota Building, in New York, in 1980 by deranged fan...

Ono Still Opposes Parole For Lennon's Killer

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is continuing her staunch opposition to his killer's release - she has submitted her sixth letter to U.S. court officials in a bid to deny MARK CHAPMAN parole.The Beatles legend...

Lennon's Killer Regrets Murder

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN admits he is ashamed of murdering the former BEATLE. The confession came during his failed parole hearing last week (12Aug08), the transcripts of which were released on Tuesday (19Aug08). The...

Lennon's Killer Tried To Sell Signed Lp

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN attempted to sell an album the former BEATLE signed for him hours before he shot the star dead. The 53-year-old asked Lennon to sign the Double Fantasy LP before fatally...

Chapman's Wife To Reporters: 'Stop Calling Me'

The wife of JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN has hit out at the media - begging reporters to stop contacting her. Gloria Hiroko Chapman married 53-year-old Mark just 18 months before he shot Lennon dead...

Lennon's Killer Denied Parole

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN has been denied parole for the fifth time following a hearing on Tuesday (12Aug08). The 53 year old is expected to serve at least two more years at New York's...

Lennon's Killer Denied Parole

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN has been denied parole for the fifth time following a hearing on Tuesday (12Aug08). The 53-year-old is expected to serve at least two more years at New York's Attica Correctional...

Ono: 'Keep Lennon's Killer Locked Up'

JOHN LENNON'S widow YOKO ONO has urged prison bosses not to free murderer MARK CHAPMAN - insisting he will be killed if he is released. Ono believes Chapman could be hunted down and killed by...

Lennon Killer's Sex In Jail

JOHN LENNON'S incarcerated murderer MARK CHAPMAN has been enjoying conjugal visits from his wife - for 16 years. Chapman is serving 20-years to life for shooting the ex-Beatle outside his New York home in December...

Ono: 'Keep Chapman Locked Up For Life'

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has called for his murderer MARK CHAPMAN to be locked up until he dies. Chapman has been in prison since he shot Lennon to death outside his Manhattan home on...

Lennon Film Dropped

A TV movie boasting shocking revelations about the life of JOHN LENNON has been axed after his widow YOKO ONO reportedly withdrew her support. WORKING CLASS HERO listed the artist as Executive Consultant on the...

Lennon To Be Used As Tourist Trap

JOHN LENNON's childhood holidays in Scotland are being officially promoted to attract tourists to the Scottish Highlands. The late BEATLE was making plans to buy a Highland estate when he was shot dead aged 40...

Lennon Wanted To Be A Laird

JOHN LENNON planned to become a Scottish laird before he died, asking his cousin STANLEY PARKES to find him a Scottish Highland estate. The late BEATLE was making plans to become a Scottish landowner when...

Lennon's Killer Denied Parole

The crazed fan who murdered JOHN LENNON in 1980 has been denied parole for a fourth time because of the "violent nature" of his offence. MARK CHAPMAN, 51, faces at least another two years behind...

Ono Defends Living Choice

JOHN LENNON'S widow YOKO ONO has defended her decision to continue living in the building she once shared with the former BEATLE. The widow and her now-grown son SEAN lived in the Dallas Building, New...

Douglas Pushes For Tighter Gun Control

FATAL ATTRACTION star MICHAEL DOUGLAS is planning to lobby the US government for tighter gun control, because he's still haunted by rocker JOHN LENNON's 1980 shooting death. Lennon was murdered outside his New York...

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