Music, Movie and Entertainment News 1st May 2006

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Jackman Horrified By Punk'd Prank

1st May 2006 2:34

LATEST: X-MEN star HUGH JACKMAN was horrified when he thought he had accidentally blown up director BRETT RATNER's house - only to find out it was...

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Depp Sues Over 'Ruined' Views

1st May 2006 2:34

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star JOHNNY DEPP is suing West Hollywood, Los Angeles, for authorising construction which will obstruct views from his...

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Fascinating Fact 1452

1st May 2006 2:34

Legendary rockers THE WHO have been told they will not be able to play at a leisure centre in Carlisle, England, in June (06) because the venue will...

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Gnarls Barkley Score UK Chart Double

1st May 2006 2:34

American duo GNARLS BARKLEY have scored a UK chart double, topping both the singles and album countdowns. The hip-hop outfit, comprising GORILLAZ...

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Kylie Buys More Island Paradise

1st May 2006 2:34

SPINNING AROUND singer KYLIE MINOGUE has snapped up more land on a luxurious island in Australia, where she is building a hideaway and possibly...

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Mccartney Makes Peace With Sacked Publicist

1st May 2006 2:34

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has made peace with the publicist he sacked in acrimonious circumstances two years ago (04). The former BEATLE sent GEOFF BAKER...

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Doherty Claims Needle Was Empty

1st May 2006 2:34

LATEST: Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY has told police he was drawing blood from the girl who featured in the British newspaper photographs which...

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Conflicting Reports Over Richards Accident

1st May 2006 2:34

LATEST: ROLLING STONES star KEITH RICHARDS is recovering in hospital in Auckland, New Zealand, but press reports disagree over how the guitarist was...

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Rapper Gravy Shot Outside New York Radio Station

1st May 2006 2:34

US rapper GRAVY was shot outside notorious New York City radio station Hot 97 when he arrived to give an interview on Wednesday (26APR06). The...

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Rv Drives To Top Of Us Box Office

1st May 2006 2:34

ROBIN WILLIAMS and his family-vacation romp RV cruised to the top of the US box office with a $16.4 million (GBP9.4 million) haul this weekend...

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Russell Relied On Cruise For Stunt Safety

1st May 2006 2:34

Actress KERI RUSSELL is grateful to co-star TOM CRUISE for protecting her when they filmed dangerous stunts for blockbuster sequel MISSION:...

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Willis: 'I'm An Eternal Bachelor'

1st May 2006 2:34

Hollywood hardman BRUCE WILLIS insists he will eternally be a bachelor since he lacks the commitment to be faithful to one woman. Willis, who was...

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Blaine Blacks Out During Training

1st May 2006 2:34

LATEST: American illusionist DAVID BLAINE blacked out on Friday (28APR06) while holding his breath underwater in preparation for his latest daredevil...

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Cohen To Marry Fisher In Secret Ceremony?

1st May 2006 2:34

ALI G star SACHA BARON COHEN is reportedly set to tie the knot with fiancee ISLA FISHER in a secret ceremony in August (06). The 34-year-old...

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Love Banned From Filming In Church

1st May 2006 9:38

British director NICK LOVE has been banned from shooting his new movie in an English church, because a local priest objected to the violence in his...

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Cruise's Trash Troubles

1st May 2006 9:38

TOM CRUISE is so worried about people going through his rubbish in a bid to obtain personal details, he has reportedly assigned a security guard to...

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Willis: 'Ashton Is Part Of The Family'

1st May 2006 9:38

Actor BRUCE WILLIS is still best pals with ex-wife DEMI MOORE, and he insists he is "great friends" with her husband ASHTON KUTCHER too. The screen...

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Crowe Amazed By Change In Stone's Appearance

1st May 2006 9:38

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Ledger Snubs Homeland Over Water Stunt

1st May 2006 9:38

HEATH LEDGER refused to attend the Australian premiere of his latest movie, after being squirted by water pistols carried by members of the paparazzi...

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Timberlake And Furtado Collaborate

1st May 2006 9:38

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and NELLY FURTADO have collaborated on a new track after meeting up in a Miami, Florida, studio recently. The singers are both...

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Bolton Babysat Abdul

1st May 2006 9:38

AMERICAN IDOL judge PAULA ABDUL insists MICHAEL BOLTON learned all his parenting skills from her, after getting a job babysitting the wildchild. ...

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Melua In Flower Honour

1st May 2006 9:38

British pop star KATIE MELUA has been honoured in the Netherlands where botanists have named a tulip after her. The NINE MILLION BICYCLES singer...

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Barat Fears For Doherty After 'Heroin Photos'

1st May 2006 9:38

British singer CARL BARAT fears for his former bandmate PETE DOHERTY after pictures of the BABYSHAMBLES frontman purportedly injecting an unconscious...

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Hot 97 Facing Eviction

1st May 2006 9:38

Notorious New York City radio station Hot 97 is facing eviction from its SoHo offices, after another shooting was linked to the rap broadcaster. ...

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The Things They Say 1931

1st May 2006 9:38

"It was just great to kiss TOM CRUISE, it's the experience of a lifetime!" Actress MICHELLE MONAGHAN on kissing co-star TOM CRUISE in MISSION:...

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Lost Stars Promise 'Sex-off'

1st May 2006 9:38

LOST actress EVANGELINE LILLY is convinced the tension between her and co-star MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ during the filming of the hit series will result in...

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Dalton: 'Playing Bond Was The Best'

1st May 2006 9:38

Screen star TIMOTHY DALTON insists playing JAMES BOND did his profile the world of good, ensuring he was welcomed with open arms wherever he went. ...

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Lumley Spearheads Anti-veal Campaign

1st May 2006 13:49

British screen star JOANNA LUMLEY is fronting a campaign to shame the UK government into upholding a ban against live veal calf exports. The JAMES...

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Clooney Speaks Out For Sudan At Rally

1st May 2006 13:49

GEORGE CLOONEY yesterday (30APR06) joined thousands of protesters at a rally to encourage US President GEORGE W BUSH to step in and help stop the...

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Fascinating Fact 1453

1st May 2006 13:49

An exclusive BECK remix of hit song GO IT ALONE is being promoted in a forthcoming Manga comic, out in June (06). The SUPERTHRILLER track will be...

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Duncan James Slams Ex-bandmates

1st May 2006 13:49

Ex-BLUE star DUNCAN JAMES has launched a scathing attack on his former bandmates, ridiculing their solo efforts as "rushed" and "cheesy". The...

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Owen To Make Bandmates Godparents

1st May 2006 13:49

TAKE THAT singer MARK OWEN is planning to name his bandmates as godfathers when his girlfriend gives birth to their first child together later this...

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Spears 'Fires Four Minders'

1st May 2006 13:49

Pop princess BRITNEY SPEARS has fired four of her minders - after police complained their erratic driving could endanger her and other motorists. ...

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Matronic: 'Coachella Has To Move'

1st May 2006 13:49

SCISSOR SISTERS singer ANA MATRONIC threw doubt on the future of the Coachella Valley Arts And Music Festival yesterday (30APR06), when she told the...

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Lohan's Uncle Jailed

1st May 2006 13:49

Singer/actress LINDSAY LOHAN is facing fresh embarrassment after her uncle was jailed in the US on Friday (28APR06) for theft. The HERBIE: FULLY...

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Madonna Attacks Bush At Festival

1st May 2006 13:49

MADONNA radically altered her music to attack US President GEORGE W BUSH during her appearance at California's Coachella Valley Arts And Music...

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Springsteen Blasts Katrina Response

1st May 2006 13:49

Veteran rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN yesterday (30APR06) slammed the official response to Hurricane Katrina during a performance at New Orleans' Jazz +...

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The Things They Say 1933

1st May 2006 13:49

"I've been to the cinema with MADONNA and our knees were touching." Designer MATTHEW WILLIAMSON boasts friends in high places.

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Mirren's Nude Regret

1st May 2006 13:49

British actress DAME HELEN MIRREN regrets stripping off for nude movie scenes, insisting it has saddled her with an undeservedly racy reputation. ...

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The Things They Say 1932

1st May 2006 13:49

"I see them dressed up on TV and I think, 'Is that any way to treat a relative?'" PETA activist PAMELA ANDERSON is campaigning to stop the use of...

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Smith Re-teams With Muccino

1st May 2006 13:49

Actor WILL SMITH and director GABRIELE MUCCINO enjoyed their recent collaboration on THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS so much, they have agreed a second...

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Trump Becomes Scottish Ambassador

1st May 2006 13:49

Business tycoon DONALD TRUMP is endorsing his Celtic roots by becoming an ambassador for Scotland. THE APPRENTICE star, who is half Scottish and...

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Ritchie To Film Madonna

1st May 2006 13:49

British director GUY RITCHIE is making another film with his wife MADONNA - in their first collaboration since 2002's cinematic disaster SWEPT...

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Williamson Slams Spears

1st May 2006 13:49

British designer MATTHEW WILLIAMSON has berated BRITNEY SPEARS for her appalling dress sense, insisting he would never let the singer model his...

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Blunt Songwriter's Career Boost

1st May 2006 17:13

Songwriter AMANDA GHOST is grateful she co-wrote JAMES BLUNT's phenomenally successful single YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL, because otherwise she might never...

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White Loves Rocking With The Raconteurs

1st May 2006 17:13

Rocker JACK WHITE is thrilled to be a part of new supergroup THE RACONTEURS, because he can now branch out after years of deliberately constricting...

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Knopfler: 'Emmylou And I Sing About Misery Well'

1st May 2006 17:13

MARK KNOPFLER insists his recent collaboration with country star EMMYLOU HARRIS was a success because both artists are well-versed in singing about...

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Storch Defends Hilton

1st May 2006 17:13

Top producer SCOTT STORCH has slammed critics who claim PARIS HILTON is not a credible artist, insisting the heiress has talent. Storch, who has...

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Martin To Ditch Coldplay For The Classics

1st May 2006 17:13

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN is planning to carve out a career in the classical music world before becoming "too old" to rock. The CLOCKS singer,...

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The Things They Say 1935

1st May 2006 17:13

"I don't see my face, so it's not a torment. I only see it for five minutes in the morning when I brush my teeth." ISABELLA ROSSELLINI is undaunted...

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Monaghan Still Unknown?

1st May 2006 17:13

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE III star MICHELLE MONAGHAN is never recognised in pubic, despite having starred in a series of high-profile movies. The...

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Alba To Host Mtv Movie Awards

1st May 2006 17:13

Hollywood beauty JESSICA ALBA will host the 2006 MTV Movie Awards on 3 June (06). The 25-year-old star is herself nominated for three awards for...

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Ang Lee In Top 100 List

1st May 2006 17:13

Taiwanese director ANG LEE has made Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people who are shaping the world. The acclaimed film-maker,...

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Cleese: 'Don't Mention The War'

1st May 2006 17:13

JOHN CLEESE's legendary skit from THE GERMANS episode of 1970s sitcom FAWLTY TOWERS is being adapted to encourage a new initiative to break down...

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Mission: Impossible Iii Stunt Goes Wrong

1st May 2006 17:13

TOM CRUISE's MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE III publicity campaign has blown cinemagoers away - after strategically placed audio boxes singing the movie theme...

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Smith Wins Chance To Chase Millions

1st May 2006 17:13

The US Supreme Court today (01MAY06) awarded ANNA NICOLE SMITH the right to continue her legal battle in pursuit of her late oil tycoon husband's...

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The Things They Say 1934

1st May 2006 17:13

"I'm diabetic, bad knees, bad back. Ladies, I'm old but I ain't dead." Blues legend BB KING defends his ageless sex appeal.

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Rihanna Rides European Singles Chart

1st May 2006 17:13

R+B singer RIHANNA has topped the European singles chart with S.O.S. (RESCUE ME), beating out competition from US pop star PINK. Pink is at number...

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Stardust To Step Up Film Productions

1st May 2006 18:23

Days after its first film, Akeelah and the Bee, hit the box office -- with a thud, according to studio reports -- Starbucks is reported to be...

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Vanity Fair Editor Said To Be Latest Writer Threatened By Pellicano

1st May 2006 18:23

John Connolly, the Vanity Fair contributing editor who has written several articles for the magazine about Hollywood private eye Anthony...

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Revolution Winding Down

1st May 2006 18:23

Revolution Studios chief Joe Roth has acknowledged that "the time for the company is up." In an interview with today's (Monday) New York Times,...

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They Turned Out, After All

1st May 2006 18:23

Moviegoers turned out to see United 93 over the weekend in respectable, if not overwhelming, numbers. The film, which cost about $15 million to...

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Report: Anderson Cooper To Join 60 Minutes

1st May 2006 18:23

The Philadelphia Inquirer has added to the speculation that CNN's Anderson Cooper will be joining CBS's 60 Minutes by reporting that Cooper is...

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Msnbc Show The Most To Go Multimedia

1st May 2006 18:23

In what amounts to an extension of the Internet, cable news channel MSNBC is set to debut The Most at 3:00 p.m. today (Monday), presenting stories...

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Ford To Explore Reality Show Production

1st May 2006 18:23

Ford is planning to produce an Apprentice-like TV series in which the auto manufacturer itself would play the role of Donald Trump. As described by...

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Reality Show Host Jumps Out Of A Job

1st May 2006 18:23

The Discovery Channel has dumped Jeb Ray Corliss IV, host of its Stunt Junkies, after he attempted to parachute from the Empire State Building....

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It's Official: Rosie To Join The View

1st May 2006 18:23

Barbara Walters and Rosie O'Donnell have confirmed that O'Donnell will join Walters's syndicated The View, replacing Meredith Vieira, who in turn...

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Daytime Awards No Nighttime Hit

1st May 2006 18:23

ABC's coverage of the Daytime Emmy Awards may have moved to Hollywood from New York and tacked on an additional hour, but it failed to improve its...

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Snow Patrol Star Regrets Rock Star Ego

1st May 2006 21:09

SNOW PATROL frontman GARY LIGHTBODY cringes when he recalls how he used to behave like a cliched rock star after recording the Northern Irish band's...

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Paisley And Cash Film Take Home Prisms

1st May 2006 21:09

Country music ruled at the Prism Awards in Beverly Hills on Thursday night (27APR06) when BRAD PAISLEY and JOHNNY CASH biopic WALK THE LINE claimed...

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Sonic Youth Say Goodbye To Cbgb

1st May 2006 21:09

Grunge icons SONIC YOUTH are planning to give legendary New York club CBGB a thrilling send-off when they kick off their upcoming US tour at the...

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Lennon's Lover Slams Seance

1st May 2006 21:09

LATEST: JOHN LENNON's former lover MAY PING has slammed a recent pay-per-view seance which allegedly 'contacted' the former BEATLE. Psychics staged...

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Bluegrass Star Fighting For Life After Accident

1st May 2006 21:09

Bluegrass legend ERNIE THACKER is fighting for his life in a Virginia hospital after sustaining multiple injuries in a traffic accident. Thacker's...

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Coachella Rocks As 60,000 Hit The Desert

1st May 2006 21:09

California's Coachella Valley Music + Arts Festival smashed attendance records over the weekend (29-30APR06) as more than 60,000 music fans basked in...

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Cash's Final Recordings Set For Release

1st May 2006 21:09

The final recordings made by country music legend JOHNNY CASH will be released by his longtime producer and friend RICK RUBIN this summer (06). ...

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Spears Shocks Agents With Possible Pregnancy

1st May 2006 21:09

Singer BRITNEY SPEARS' agents are shocked at news their star client may be pregnant again, because she has given them no warning. Last week...

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Fascinating Fact 1454

1st May 2006 21:09

The 2006 MTV Movie Awards will be seen in 171 countries and more than 470 million households.

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Rossellini: 'I've Got The Electra Complex'

1st May 2006 21:09

ISABELLA ROSSELLINI is obsessed with her famous director father ROBERTO, and insists he was always her favourite parent - despite her mother being...

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Police Brake Up Andy Dick Brawl

1st May 2006 21:09

Police in Pennsylvania were forced to break up a bar fight in Edinboro, Pennsylvania, at the weekend (29-30APR06) when actor/comedian ANDY DICK and a...

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China Delays Mission: Impossible Iii Release

1st May 2006 21:09

Government officials in China have delayed the release of TOM CRUISE's latest movie MISSION:IMPOSSIBLE III, because of fears it portrays the Chinese...

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Lansbury Plans Broadway Return At 80

1st May 2006 21:09

ANGELA LANSBURY is considering a return to the Broadway, New York City, stage at the age of 80. The BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS star, who recently...

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Schaech: 'I'll Always Love Christina'

1st May 2006 21:09

Actor JOHNATHON SCHAECH has declared his undying love for his estranged wife CHRISTINA APPLEGATE in his first TV interview since the couple split. ...

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Lopez Fires Agents

1st May 2006 21:09

Actress/singer JENNIFER LOPEZ has sacked her agents at top Hollywood firm International Creative Management (ICM) in an attempt to boost her film...

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New Mum Shields Wishes Cruise And Baby Well

1st May 2006 21:09

BROOKE SHIELDS is going public with her baby best wishes in an effort to end her war of words with TOM CRUISE. The MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE star, who is...

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Pitt And Jolie Hoping For Many More Babies

1st May 2006 21:09

Celebrity couple ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT are planning to adopt lots more babies after the TOMB RAIDER beauty gives birth to their first child...

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