Music, Movie and Entertainment News 1st August 2005

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Hope Reburied Two Years After Funeral

1st August 2005 2:52

Late American funnyman BOB HOPE has been reburied in a garden dedicated to his memory - two years after he was laid to rest in a Los Angeles...

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Berry Making Room For A Family?

1st August 2005 2:52

Sexy actress HALLE BERRY has made a big step towards becoming a mother, after purchasing a family-sized Hollywood Hills home from MALCOLM IN THE...

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Miller Wins Back Sedgwick Role Following Law Scandal

1st August 2005 2:52

LATEST: Actress SIENNA MILLER has won back her role as pop artist ANDY WARHOL's muse EDIE SEDGWICK in forthcoming movie FACTORY GIRL - two months...

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Stewart 'Was Secret Anti-communist Fbi Agent'

1st August 2005 2:52

Screen legend JAMES STEWART worked as a secret agent for notorious FBI leader J EDGAR HOOVER, rooting out suspected communists from Hollywood,...

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Anderson: 'Romance With Lee Is For Publicity'

1st August 2005 2:52

PAMELA ANDERSON has declared that she and her ex-husband TOMMY LEE have been stepping out together to generate publicity for his upcoming reality...

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Aniston Furious About Tell-tale Pitt And Jolie Photos

1st August 2005 2:52

Movie beauty JENNIFER ANISTON was "angry, hurt and embarrassed" when she first saw photos of her estranged husband BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE...

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Fayed: 'Diana Was Murdered Because She Was Pregnant'

1st August 2005 2:52

MOHAMED AL FAYED, the father of DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES' lover DODI, is convinced a new investigation will prove the late British royal was...

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Stone On First Name Terms With Bush

1st August 2005 2:52

Soul sensation JOSS STONE shocked US President GEORGE W BUSH when she performed for him last year (04) - by calling him by his first name. The...

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Spiteri Turned Down Kidman's Moulin Rouge! Role

1st August 2005 2:52

TEXAS singer SHARLEEN SPITERI was offered NICOLE KIDMAN's part in hit movie musical MOULIN ROUGE! - but turned it down because she doesn't know how...

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Warren G Week Announced In Long Beach

1st August 2005 2:52

Hip-hop star WARREN G has received the ultimate honour from the mayor of his native Long Beach, California - a whole week named in his honour. ...

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Lennon Musical Postponed For Emergency Changes

1st August 2005 2:52

The Broadway premiere of a new musical about late BEATLE JOHN LENNON has been postponed for two weeks for producers to make emergency changes. ...

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Eninem Buys Out Theatre To View Wedding Crashers

1st August 2005 2:52

EMINEM was so eager to watch the new movie WEDDING CRASHERS with his D12 bandmates in peace, he rented out an entire Las Vegas theatre for the...

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Osbourne To Meet With High-paying Fans

1st August 2005 2:52

Rocker OZZY OSBOURNE is offering fans the chance to meet him - for $1,000 (GBP550). Ten fans are being offered the opportunity to purchase a...

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Franz Ferdinand Bust-up Made Them Stronger

1st August 2005 2:52

FRANZ FERDINAND drummer NICK McCARTHY is glad he threatened to leave the Scottish band in November (04) following a vicious row with frontman ALEX...

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Mccready's Arraignment Postponed

1st August 2005 2:52

LATEST: Country singer MINDY McCREADY's arraignment has been postponed until 30 August (05), following her apparent suicide attempt. The...

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Foxx Disturbed By Daughter's Fast Development

1st August 2005 2:52

Oscar-winning actor JAMIE FOXX is disturbed by his 11-year-old daughter CORRINE's fast development - because he fears her curves are already...

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Original Lightsabers Sell For $284 Million

1st August 2005 2:52

LATEST: The legendary lightsabers brandished by STAR WARS characters LUKE SKYWALKER and DARTH VADER have been sold for a staggering $284 million...

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Reynolds: 'Nelson And I Would Have Made Great Gay Lovers'

1st August 2005 2:52

DELIVERANCE star BURT REYNOLDS was so impressed with country legend WILLIE NELSON when they met, the actor's now convinced they'd have made the...

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Mcconaughey: 'I Adore New York'

1st August 2005 20:31

Screen hunk MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY has rubbished the longstanding belief that New Yorkers are hard-bitten tough guys, as he insists they are his...

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Press Deliberately Embarrassed Law, Says Norton

1st August 2005 20:31

Irish TV star GRAHAM NORTON has leaped to the defence of JUDE LAW, because he believes the British tabloid press deliberately picked unflattering...

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Keaton Hails Londoners

1st August 2005 20:31

American actor MICHAEL KEATON has hailed the strength of Londoners in the aftermath of last month's (07JUL05) bombings in the British capital. ...

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Judge Allows Widow To Continue Orbach's Legal Fight

1st August 2005 20:31

Late LAW + ORDER star JERRY ORBACH's legal battle against Hilton Hotels can continue after a US judge ruled his widow can act as executor of his...

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Bacall Slams Cruise's 'Shocking, Vulgar' Behaviour

1st August 2005 20:31

Screen legend LAUREN BACALL has brandishing TOM CRUISE's public declarations of love for fiancee KATIE HOLMES as "shocking" and "vulgar". THE...

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Zellweger Slams Wedding Rift Rumours

1st August 2005 20:31

Oscar-winner RENEE ZELLWEGER has slammed reports her three month marriage to country singer KENNY CHESNEY is in trouble. British newspaper the...

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Rimes Looks Out For Nashville Star Winner Jo

1st August 2005 20:31

Country singer LeANN RIMES has offered to help the winner of US TV talent show NASHVILLE STAR cope with the pressures of the music industry. ...

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Stone's Parents Keep Her Drug-free

1st August 2005 20:31

English soul sensation JOSS STONE is adamant she will never become involved with the drug-fuelled London party scene, because her parents keep a...

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Eminem's Staggering Demands For One Night Gig

1st August 2005 20:31

Hip-hop star EMINEM has made a huge set of demands for his headline set at Slane Castle, Ireland next month (17SEP05) - despite only doing one...

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Ryan: 'Blue Mimed'

1st August 2005 20:31

British pop hunk LEE RYAN quit British chart-topping boyband BLUE because he was sick of miming. The 22-year-old GUILTY singer was desperate to...

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Stewart Expecting A Boy?

1st August 2005 20:31

ROD STEWART's glamorous fiancee PENNY LANCASTER has hinted that their future child will be a boy, despite insisting they want the sex to be a...

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Jagger Turns To Drumming

1st August 2005 20:31

SIR MICK JAGGER has a new role within THE ROLLING STONES as a part-time drummer. The BROWN SUGAR singer and his guitarist bandmate KEITH...

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Astudillo Arrested For Dwi

1st August 2005 20:31

American Tejano singer/songwriter PETE ASTUDILLO has been arrested in San Antonio, Texas, after allegedly driving while intoxicated (DWI) into a...

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Norton Treads Carefully On New Show After Bombings

1st August 2005 20:31

Irish comedian GRAHAM NORTON is struggling to fill his new current affairs UK TV show with witty one-liners in the aftermath of last month's...

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Charlie Star's Life Was A 'Drunken Haze'

1st August 2005 20:31

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY star DAVID KELLY was such a heavy drinker in his youth, there are entire epochs of history he simply doesn't...

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Ford Shows Kids The Sky's The Limit

1st August 2005 20:31

HARRISON FORD is so keen to remain chairman of an Experimental Aircraft Association initiative for children, he has decided to serve for at least...

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Foxx Defends Cruise From Bad Press

1st August 2005 20:34

Academy Award winner JAMIE FOXX has hit out at the press for giving his COLLATERAL co-star TOM CRUISE a hard time in recent months. Foxx...

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Casablancas Fumes With Campbell Over 'Apology'

1st August 2005 20:34

Elite Model boss JOHN CASABLANCAS has slammed his former protegee NAOMI CAMPBELL for claiming he had apologised to the beauty after he criticised...

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David Turned Down Threesome For A Night Alone

1st August 2005 20:34

R+B singer CRAIG DAVID was so amazed to see two naked groupies standing in front of him when he answered his door in a German hotel, he decided to...

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Frank Black Confident About New Pixies Album

1st August 2005 20:34

Singer FRANK BLACK is convinced his first album in 15 years with the PIXIES will be a success, even though he has yet to write any new songs. ...

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Franz Ferdinand Decide To Name Album After All

1st August 2005 20:34

LATEST: Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND have gone back on their plan to colour-code their albums rather than name them, after announcing a title...

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Simpson: 'Silly Scammer Called My Company For Freebies'

1st August 2005 20:34

LATEST: JESSICA SIMPSON was amazed when COURTNEY HANDEL, who scammed $12,000 (GBP6,600) from cosmetics companies by posing as her aide, finally...

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Dumped David Inspired By His Heartbreak

1st August 2005 20:34

British singer CRAIG DAVID was so devastated when he split up with his ex-girlfriend, he decided to use the emotional experience as inspiration for...

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Shakira: 'We Are Not The Beckhams'

1st August 2005 20:34

Colombian singer SHAKIRA refuses to allow herself and fiance ANTONIO DE LA RUA - the son of Argentina's former president FERNANDO DE LA RUA - to be...

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Hawkins: 'I Almost Quit The Darkness'

1st August 2005 20:34

Flamboyant singer JUSTIN HAWKINS nearly walked out on THE DARKNESS when his relationship with his guitarist brother DAN hit the rocks. The I...

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Discovery Bag Stewart's Show Repeat

1st August 2005 20:34

US lifestyle guru MARTHA STEWART's forthcoming daytime TV show is to be repeated on Discovery's The Learning Channel (TLC) after Martha Stewart...

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Moore Rattles Us Health Service

1st August 2005 20:34

Maverick film-maker MICHAEL MOORE's latest attention-grabbing documentary is in development - and it has already thrown the American health service...

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Lowe 'Contributes' To Terror-stricken London

1st August 2005 20:34

THE WEST WING star ROB LOWE is supporting Britain in the wake of the London bombings last month (07JUL05) - he's bringing his family to the English...

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Anderson Snubs Petco Anniversary

1st August 2005 20:34

Busty beauty PAMELA ANDERSON has ditched a personal appearance at US pet store Petco's 40th anniversary convention next week (begs07AUG05), because...

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Crowe A Hero At Home

1st August 2005 20:34

Movie star RUSSELL CROWE has displayed a softer side to his much scrutinised personality by donating a large sum of money to a struggling primary...

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Bloom's Gem Obsession

1st August 2005 20:54

Hollywood heart-throb ORLANDO BLOOM is obsessed with collecting jewellery after falling for the adornments during filming of the LORD OF THE...

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Olsen Twins Rent Out Penthouse

1st August 2005 20:54

Twin actresses MARY-KATE and ASHLEY OLSEN have decided to make the most of their New York City penthouse, by renting it out for a reported $35,000...

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Keaton Makes Tidy Profit On Bel-air Home

1st August 2005 20:54

ANNIE HALL star DIANE KEATON has raked in a huge $11 million (GBP6.1 million) profit, after selling off a home she renovated in Los Angeles'...

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Shatner's Cigar-smoking Makes Him Sick

1st August 2005 20:54

Former STAR TREK actor WILLIAM SHATNER smokes so many cigars on the set of his acclaimed new TV show BOSTON LEGAL, they once made him ill. The...

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Gyllenhaal Shows Off Singing Skills

1st August 2005 20:54

SECRETARY star MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL took on her "scariest" onscreen task for her new movie HAPPY ENDINGS - singing. The 27-year-old actress plays a...

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Reynolds Still Regrets James Bond Snub

1st August 2005 20:54

Veteran actor BURT REYNOLDS holds such a deep regret about turning down the role of JAMES BOND in the 1970s, he still wakes up in a cold sweat...

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Aniston Still In Love With Pitt

1st August 2005 20:54

Movie beauty JENNIFER ANISTON will always love her estranged husband BRAD PITT - despite the fact she filed for divorce amid reports he was having...

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Saudi King Fahd Dies

1st August 2005 20:54

Saudi Arabian royal KING FAHD died of an unspecified illness in the early hours of this morning (01AUG05). He was 84. King Fahd died at the King...

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Ludacris Loves Belgian Waffles

1st August 2005 20:54

Hip-hop star LUDACRIS has named Belgium his favourite European destination - because he loves the country's waffles. The AREA CODES rapper has...

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Bowie's Wife Iman Is Sexiest Over 50

1st August 2005 20:54

DAVID BOWIE's glamorous wife IMAN has topped a poll as the world's sexiest woman over the age of 50. The Somalian supermodel, 50, impressed...

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Mccartney's Dyeing Shame

1st August 2005 20:54

Former BEATLE SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has become adept at colouring his hair a natural dark brown - but his early days of dyeing were disastrous. The...

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Jones Sells Off Home He Bought For Sister

1st August 2005 20:54

Welsh singer TOM JONES is selling off a posh home he recently bought for his sister SHEILA - because it's a two-storey house and she wants to live...

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Big Pun's Family Launches Clothing Line

1st August 2005 20:54

The estate of BIG PUN has announced plans to launch a new line of T-shirts honouring the late rapper, in a bid to raise funds for his struggling...

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Simpson Batters Man With Pool Cue

1st August 2005 20:54

Pop beauty JESSICA SIMPSON left a man on the set of her new movie THE DUKES OF HAZZARD battered and bruised, after she mistook him for a stuntman...

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Cabaret Legend Hildegarde Dies

1st August 2005 20:54

American cabaret legend HILDEGARDE has died in a New York hospital. She was 99. Her manager and friend DON DELLAIR announced the star passed...

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Brothers In Arms Released In Time For 20th Birthday

1st August 2005 21:29

DIRE STRAITS' record-breaking album BROTHERS IN ARMS is to be reissued by Warner Brothers later this month (AUG05) to mark the project's 20th...

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Diamond Impresses Music Bosses With Comeback Album

1st August 2005 21:29

NEIL DIAMOND's new album is creating such a buzz among music executives at Columbia, they've pushed the release back so they can market the project...

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Beck's Mexican Stand-off

1st August 2005 21:29

Rocker BECK stunned fans in San Francisco last month (JUL05) by performing an impromptu gig at a Mexican restaurant. The GUERRO hitmaker used...

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Pink Floyd Crippled By Jealousy

1st August 2005 21:29

PINK FLOYD were so crippled by jealousy by the time they split in 1981 none of the bandmembers spoke to each other, according to bassist ROGER...

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Investigator Impressed By Jackson Throughout Trial

1st August 2005 21:29

Crack investigator SCOTT ROSS has nothing but admiration for MICHAEL JACKSON after working with his defence team throughout the pop star's recent...

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Brown And Houston's Bathroom Talk

1st August 2005 21:29

BOBBY BROWN's bid to propose to his wife WHITNEY HOUSTON a second time was marred by both singers' desperate need to use the bathroom. MY...

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Waters Slams 'Insecure' Floyd Bandmates

1st August 2005 21:29

ROGER WATERS has hit out at former PINK FLOYD bandmates DAVE GILMOUR and RICK WRIGHT for convincing him he was a terrible musician. Only after...

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Stoller's Odd Experience At Neverland

1st August 2005 21:29

Film school could never have prepared movie maker BRYAN MICHAEL STOLLER for the time he spent shooting MICHAEL JACKSON at his Neverland Ranch,...

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Stone Slams Dozier Engagement Reports

1st August 2005 21:29

Soul sensation JOSS STONE has rubbished reports she's engaged to her producer boyfriend BEAU DOZIER - insisting the jewel-encrusted ring she wears...

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Wedding Crashers Tops Us Box Office

1st August 2005 21:29

OWEN WILSON and VINCE VAUGHN have become the new kings of the US box office, after WEDDING CRASHERS hauled a staggering $20.5 million (GBP11.3...

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Comedy Writer Mccormick Dies

1st August 2005 21:29

Beloved US comedy writer PAT McCORMICK has died at the Motion Picture and Television Hospital in Woodland Hills, California. He was 78. A...

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Kidman Gets Snatched

1st August 2005 21:29

NICOLE KIDMAN is returning to horror in the proposed remake of scary B-movie classic INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS. According to movie industry...

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Kutcher Demands Brody's Oscar

1st August 2005 21:29

ASHTON KUTCHER is demanding ADRIEN BRODY's Academy Award, after successfully fooling the actor on his hit prank show PUNK'D. While many critics...

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Thornton Refuses To Marry Again

1st August 2005 21:29

Five-times divorced BILLY BOB THORNTON has confessed he's unlikely to get married again, because he's afraid of being wed more times than MICKEY...

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Potter Pirates Hit China

1st August 2005 21:29

Unauthorised Chinese versions of HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE have been sold in Beijing, China three months before the official...

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Simpson Kicked Out Of Convention

1st August 2005 21:29

Former American football star OJ SIMPSON was kicked out of an Illinois convention on Saturday (30JUL05), after showing up unannounced and selling...

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