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Mekhi Phifer Files Bankruptcy Papers

7th May 2014

Actor Mekhi Phifer has filed for bankruptcy.The former Er star lodged papers in court last month (Apr14) claiming his debts have spiralled to $1.3 million (£812,000). The cash include $1.2 million (£750,000) in back...

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Which One Of These Actors Should Play Tupac?

By Sophie Miskiw | 28th March 2014

18 years after the murder of Tupac Shakur the rapper will be bought back to life, this time not by a hologram projector but by an actor. The Tupac biopic is finally in the works,...

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The Things They Say: 4113911

17th March 2014

"I don't think he even drank at the time. All he drank was iced tea on the set, I remember that." Actor Mekhi Phifer on his memories of working with rapper Eminem on the film...

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Mekhi Phifer Is Married

31st March 2013

Actor Mekhi Phifer is a married man after exchanging vows with his fiancee in California.The former Er star wed Reshelet Barnes during an outdoor ceremony at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills on Saturday (30Mar13)....

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'8 Mile' Cast Reunite And Pay Homage To Brittany Murphy In Interview

By Stephen Caswell | 11th October 2012

Ten years after the release of Eminem's '8 Mile', the cast reunited, and took time to pay tribute to the late Brittany Murphy. The American rapper brought together the stars of the film, including Mekhi...

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Mekhi Phifer Initially Rejected 8 Mile Role

10th October 2012

Mekhi Phifer initially turned down Eminem's movie 8 Mile because he was offered the role two days after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and was too terrified to fly to the set.The actor was invited to...

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Tv Stars Take Off For Israel Image Boost Trip

8th May 2012

Annalynne Mccord, Mekhi Phifer and Holly Robinson Peete are among the stars who have jetted out to the Middle East to promote Israel.Omar Epps, One Tree Hill star Paul Johansson and The Vampire Diaries' Zach...

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The Things They Say 11504

4th March 2009

"DON CHEADLE and I play poker all the time at each other's houses. I would say I have a better poker face than him. He doesn't have many tells (signs), but we're actors! We pride...

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Phifer Returns To Work After Birth

1st November 2007

Actor MEKHI PHIFER was so eager to return to the set of his hit TV show E.R. - he abandoned his wife in hospital just hours after she gave birth. The 32-year-old and wife Souratha...

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Phifer Welcomes First Child

31st October 2007

ER star MEKHI PHIFER is celebrating after his fiancee ONI SOURATHA gave birth to a boy on Tuesday (30Oct07) morning. The 32-year-old actor and Souratha welcomed their first child, Mekhi Thira Phifer, in Los Angeles...

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Phifer Sues Builder

13th April 2007

ER star MEKHI PHIFER is suing a builder he claims carried out work on his home without getting the proper permits. In 2003 Phifer employed a construction company to raise a wall on his Los...

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Akon To Turn His Life Story Into A Movie

10th October 2006

R+B star AKON is turning his life story into hard-hitting new biopic ILLEGAL ALIEN, which will shed light on his early upbringing in Africa. The LONELY hitmaker was born and raised in Senegal before his...

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Er Goes To The Sudan

5th May 2006

The producers of medical drama ER have taken a lead from former castmember GEORGE CLOONEY and are getting political about the crisis in war-torn Darfur. The show's bosses set last night's (04MAY06) harrowing episode in...

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Phifer To Make Al Green Biopic

11th August 2005

Actor MEKHI PHIFER will star as AL GREEN in a new biopic of the R+B legend. The movie will chart Green's plunge into drink and drugs before he rehabilitated himself and became a reverend....

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Phifer To Make Directorial Debut

24th June 2005

ER star MEKHI PHIFER is going behind the camera to make his directorial debut on the independent comedy EASIER, SOFTER WAY. Phifer, who is also producing the movie, follows a pair of habitual marijuana...

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Phifer's Lego Devotion

11th March 2005

ER star MEKHI PHIFER is such a huge fan of LEGO, he's devoted a section of his living room to the plastic construction blocks. The 30-year-old actor has constructed a tabletop town made up...

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Phifer A Flower Fan

18th November 2004

8 MILE star MEKHI PHIFER has unveiled his favourite household item - flowers. The 29-year-old actor admits that the lack of foliage in his home when he was growing up has led to him...

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Reid And Phifer: A Budding Romance

23rd September 2004

AMERICAN PIE star TARA REID is reportedly romancing actor MEKHI PHIFER, after the pair were spotted getting close at a Los Angeles nightclub. The 29-year-old actress approached the 8 MILE star when she spotted...

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Onyx Star Producing Movie On Jam Master Jay

1st September 2004

ONYX rapper FREDRO STARR is set to produce a movie based on the life story of his mentor and late RUN-DMC DJ JAM MASTER JAY. The script is being written with a cousin of...

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Malinda Williams Joins Outkast Movie

17th August 2004

8 MILE star MEKHI PHIFER's ex-wife MALINDA WILLIAMS will now become the spouse of OUTKAST's BIG BOI in a new movie. Williams, who starred in TV series SOUL FOOD for four years, will appear...

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Er Stars Team Up For Computer Game

7th May 2004

ER stars NOAH WYLE, MEKHI PHIFER and SHERRY STRINGFIELD will lend their voices to a new computer game based on their hit drama. In the game, which is scheduled to hit stores in the...

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Mekhi Phifer's Christmas Hospital Dash

24th December 2003

8 MILE star MEKHI PHIFER's Christmas celebrations suffered an early setback this month (DEC03) - because his four-year-old son OMI got a pebble stuck in his ear. The actor, who now stars in medical...

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Phifer's Mum Shops For Him

23rd December 2003

8 MILE star MEKHI PHIFER has the perfect personal shopper at Christmas - his mum. The actor hates shopping and can't stand joining the queues at Christmas, so he has a secret arrangement...

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Missy's Acting Ambitions Stuck In Commercials

6th August 2003

Rapper MISSY ELLIOTT has been so busy with her music career, her acting ambitions have been relegated to TV commercials. The WORK IT star, who most recently shot ads for clothing giant GAP alongside...

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Phifer And Rhames In Dawn Of The Dead Remake

18th June 2003

Actors MEKHI PHIFER and VING RHAMES have teamed up to appear in a remake of horror classic DAWN OF THE DEAD. Production has begun in Canada on the movie, which UNIVERSAL PICTURES bills as...

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Mekhi Phifer Slams Ex-wife

11th June 2003

8 MILE star MEKHI PHIFER has launched a harsh attack on his ex-wife MALINDA WILLIAMS, after she spoke out about his infidelity. Actress Williams, who has a son with the ER star, blames the...

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Er Star's Gap Baby

29th May 2003

ER star MING-NA (corr) has been hiding a secret from her castmates on the medical drama - her real-life baby is the face of BABY GAP. Two-year-old MICHAELA is making the 39-year-old actress a...

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Mekhi Slams Sam

21st May 2003

Up-and-coming Hollywood star MEKHI PHIFER has slammed SAMUEL L JACKSON for saying he wouldn't work with hip hop stars. The 8 MILE star says that Jackson's statement that he wouldn't work with "rappers...

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Mekhi Phifer Likens Himself To Benetton

24th April 2003

8 MILE star MEKHI PHIFER enjoys his movie characters dating women of differing ethnicities - because it's a sign of the way the world is changing. Phifer, who is paired up with DARK ANGEL...

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50 Cent.s Movie Ambition

16th April 2003

Controversial rapper 50 CENT is not content with just dominating the world of hip-hop - he now wants to break into movies. The protege of EMINEM - who scored acting success in hit flick...

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