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Hopkins Wants American Idol: The Movie

SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS is such a big fan of reality show AMERICAN IDOL, he wants to turn the TV hit into a movie - and star as the show's Mr. Nasty, SIMON COWELL. The legendary Hannibal...

Jay-z Gets Constructive Criticism From James

JAY-Z has given his basketball player pal LEBRON JAMES an extra special preview of his highly anticipated album BLUEPRINT 3 - so the rap superstar can get some pointers on how to improve his record. The...

Nelly Pitching Variety Show

Rapper NELLY is planning a career on the small screen - he's pitching his own variety show to TV executives. The Dilemma hitmaker, real name Cornell Haynes, Jr., has created a series with the brains behind...

Mccartney Hopes Beatles Rock Band Game Will Keep His Music Alive

BEATLES legend SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY hopes a new Rock Band game based on the Fab Four will help to introduce his music to a new generation of kids. The Hey Jude hitmakers' record label Apple Corps....

Santana Hits Out At Cam'ron's 'Syrup' Claims

Rapper JUELZ SANTANA has blasted his former pal CAM'RON for alleging he has a drug addiction - insisting the DIPSET frontman is only creating controversy to promote his forthcoming album. Cam'ron recently claimed in a magazine...

Recession Wallops Viacom

Viacom today (Thursday) joined a raft of media conglomerates reporting dismal results for the last quarter. In its SEC filing, the company, which owns Paramount Pictures, the MTV Networks, Nickelodeon, BET, Comedy Central and other...

Snoop Dogg Joins Mtv

Hip-hop icon SNOOP DOGG has signed a groundbreaking new deal with MTV to release his next album and launch a variety show. The Drop It Like It's Hot star recently quit his label Interscope Records after...

Gaga Misses Trl

LADY GAGA misses axed U.S. TV show TRL because she used to be among the regulars who would scream at pop stars outside the MTV video request programme's Times Square studio in New York.The Just...

T.i. Poised To Take Over Atlantic Records Post?

Rap superstar T.I. has been tipped to take over a top position at his label Atlantic Records following the promotion of company executive JULIE GREENWALD.The Live Your Life hitmaker, real name Clifford Harris, Jr., is...

West Ashamed Of Mtv Video Music Awards Fall-out

Outspoken rap star KANYE WEST is deeply ashamed of his "spazz out" at MTV bosses after his performance at the Video Music Awards in 2007.The Stronger hitmaker famously threatened to boycott MTV, claiming he had...

Spears Re-hires Assistant Culotta

BRITNEY SPEARS has re-hired the assistant who was by her side during the pop star's glory days.Felicia Culotta has returned to Spears' entourage after quitting as a Jonas Brothers aide. She'll reportedly join the pop...

Nas & Marley Collaborative Album In The Works

Hip-hop icon NAS is teaming up with reggae star DAMIAN 'JUNIOR GONG' MARLEY to release a new album.The I Can hitmaker reveals he has been busy in the studio with Bob Marley's son to produce...

Nas Excited To Become New Father

Rapper NAS has confirmed he is expecting a baby with his R&B singer wife KELIS.Reports surfaced last month (Jan09) alleging the Milkshake hitmaker was pregnant with her first child, and now Nas - who has...

Smokey Urges Kanye To 'Chill Out'

Soul man SMOKEY ROBINSON has sent a stern message to KANYE WEST - "relax".The Motown great is disappointed West rages about missing out on Grammys and MTV music honours at big awards shows - because...

Stewart's Son Returns To Reality Tv

ROD STEWART's wildchild son SEAN STEWART has been tapped for a return to reality TV in a show documenting his attempt to start his own fashion line. The reformed hellraiser, an aspiring songwriter, musician and model,...

Downey Jr. Dismisses Rourke's Iron Man Role

ROBERT DOWNEY JR. has denied fellow Oscar nominee MICKEY ROURKE is set to play his nemesis in the upcoming IRON MAN sequel. Downey Jr. played the lead role of tycoon-turned-superhero Tony Stark in the 2008 comic...

Mtv Executives Deny Reality Catfight Claims

Executives at MTV have denied reports they encouraged the stars of new show THE CITY to engage in a physical fight to boost ratings. The show, which is a New York spin-off of Los Angeles-based The...

Combs Blames Djs For Lack Of Hip-hop Inspiration

SEAN COMBS has blamed a current lack of creativity in the global DJ scene for stifling hip-hop music. The rap mogul is adamant that the genre is in the midst of a "recession" because there are...

Richard Has 'No Choice' But To Write For Cassie

DANITY KANE star DAWN RICHARD has found herself with no choice but to write music for other artists following the disintegration of the reality TV show band. The group, put together by Sean 'Diddy' Combs for...

Combs 'Devastated' Over Danity Kane Demise

Rap mogul SEAN COMBS is "devastated" following the break-up of his girl band DANITY KANE, according to former member DAWN RICHARD. The group, put together by Combs for his reality TV series Making The Band, confirmed...

Dicaprio's Girlfriend To Revive House Of Style

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO's model girlfriend BAR REFAELI has been tipped to front a revival of the U.S. TV series HOUSE OF STYLE. The popular show, which ran from 1989 to 2000, focused on fashion and design and...

Confusion Over Joaquin Phoenix's Rap Career 'Hoax'

Joaquin Phoenix's recent foray into rap is not a hoax, his publicist has claimed, despite reports claiming the actor has conceived an elaborate joke.The Walk the Line star announced in October that he was quitting...

By on 29 January 2009

Richard 'Devastated' By Danity Kane Split

SEAN COMBS' pop band DANITY KANE is no more, according to DAWN RICHARD - one of the only two remaining members. The group, put together by Combs for his reality TV series Making The Band, lost...

Green Hornet Movie In Turmoil

A new movie set to star SETH ROGEN as comic book hero THE GREEN HORNET is heading for the scrap heap, according to Hollywood gossip. After years of development and numerous names touted to direct...

Prince Of Persia Poster To Get First Showing During Shopaholic Film

The film poster for JAKE GYLLENHAAL's latest project will get its first airing in upcoming comedy CONFESSIONS OF A SHOPAHOLIC.A PRINCE OF PERSIA: THE SANDS OF TIME poster will be seen in the background of...

By on 26 January 2009

Jay-z Taking Time With New Album

Rapper JAY-Z has warned fans they may have a long wait to hear his highly anticipated forthcoming album The Blueprint 3. The 99 Problems hitmaker began work on the record last year (08) and was...

New Eminem Album 'Almost Done'

EMINEM'S forthcoming album RELAPSE is almost complete, according to fellow rapper 50 CENT.The Slim Shady star has been on a lengthy hiatus since his last album, 2004's ENCORE, with some reports claiming he was clinically...

By on 22 January 2009

Hobbits To Return For Prequel

LORD OF THE RINGS star DOMINIC MONAGHAN is convinced he will be returning to the magical franchise for upcoming prequel THE HOBBIT along with co-stars ELIJAH WOOD, SEAN ASTIN and BILLY BOYD. The actors played...

Original Karate Kid Slams Remake

The original KARATE KID has lashed out at plans for a big budget remake of the hit franchise - urging Hollywood producers to leave classic films alone. Ralph MACchio shot to international fame as a...

Usher Stole Candy From Obama

USHER has recalled his frosty first meeting with U.S. President-elect BARACK OBAMA - when the pair battled over a candy bar. The R+B star built up an appetite after spending a day campaigning with the...

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