Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 2nd April 2004

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The Wire And The Office Pick Up Peabody Awards

2nd April 2004 2:27

Cop drama THE WIRE and hit British series THE OFFICE were among the TV shows honoured at the 63rd annual PEABODY AWARDS announcement on Wednesday...

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Beckham Wants Role For Posh In Pink Panther

2nd April 2004 2:27

Soccer superstar DAVID BECKHAM has told movie bosses he will only make his acting debut in the upcoming prequel to THE PINK PANTHER if his wife...

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Nighy: Women Find Money Attractive

2nd April 2004 2:27

LOVE ACTUALLY star BILL NIGHY has become wary of his younger female admirers - because he reckons they're only after him for his money. The...

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Ja Rule Returns To The Movies

2nd April 2004 2:27

Rapper JA RULE is to return to the big screen in the remake of cult 1976 movie ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13. The gruff-voiced HALF PAST DEAD star has...

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Modine Looking For The New Beatles

2nd April 2004 2:27

Hollywood actor MATTHEW MODINE is looking to turn four unknown teenagers into 1960s rock stars in a new movie. The CUTTHROAT ISLAND star has...

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Ben Affleck's Hot Kitchen Bother

2nd April 2004 2:27

BEN AFFLECK was left red all over while shooting JERSEY GIRL, when he burned his buttocks on an oven - prompting him to swear in front of his...

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Carrey's Heartbreaking Movie Experience

2nd April 2004 2:27

Hollywood funnyman JIM CARREY was forced to confront his demons on the set of new movie ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND, and cast his mind...

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Three Doors Down Star Acquitted Of Assault

2nd April 2004 2:27

LATEST: THREE DOORS DOWN bass player TODD HARRELL has been acquitted of a single assault charge following a fight at a gas station last month...

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Duncan Fancies Heart Dj Erika

2nd April 2004 2:27

British pop star DUNCAN JAMES is smitten - but not with his girlfriend. The sexy BLUE singer - who is currently dating model ANYA LAHIRI - has...

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The Darkness Keen To Further Onstage Antics

2nd April 2004 2:27

Rock band THE DARKNESS are determined to stage even bigger and more outrageous concerts for their devoted fans. The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED...

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Limp Bizkit Scrap South African Shows Again

2nd April 2004 2:27

Rockers LIMP BIZKIT have cancelled two upcoming concerts in South Africa for "personal reasons". The ROLLIN' stars - led by outspoken frontman...

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The Distillers Singer Hits Out At Osbourne

2nd April 2004 2:27

THE DISTILLERS' singer BRODY DALLE has hit back at KELLY OSBOURNE's claims her ex-husband TIM ARMSTRONG is the writing talent behind all the band's...

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Ozzy + Geezer Eye A Full Black Sabbath Reunion

2nd April 2004 2:27

OZZY OSBOURNE has thrilled BLACK SABBATH fans by reuniting with former bandmate GEEZER BUTLER on his summer (04) OZZFEST tour. Butler has taken...

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Morrissey Blasts Marr For Ruining Smiths Myth

2nd April 2004 2:27

MORRISSEY has slammed former sidekick JOHNNY MARR, blaming him for ruining the legacy of THE SMITHS. The British singer claims guitarist Marr...

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Chris Klein's Tooth Problem

2nd April 2004 8:54

Hollywood hunk CHRIS KLEIN had a huge problem charming the ladies for a chunk of his high school years - because one of his front teeth was...

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Tori Spelling Opts For Small Home

2nd April 2004 8:54

Former BEVERLY HILLS 90210 star TORI SPELLING has developed a strong dislike for large homes, after living in sprawling mansions with her...

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Driver Distracted During Meeting With The Queen

2nd April 2004 8:54

British actress MINNIE DRIVER had a bizarre meeting with QUEEN ELIZABETH II - because she was fixated with the flies buzzing around the monarch's...

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Doherty Threatens Her Own Fansite

2nd April 2004 8:54

Former BEVERLY HILLS 90210 star SHANNEN DOHERTY is campaigning to save her favourite fansite, after bosses threatened to pull the plug on it. ...

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Noth A Sex Disappointment

2nd April 2004 8:54

Actor CHRIS NOTH proved to be a huge disappointment for SEX AND THE CITY fans hoping to speak with him about the show - because he sang BEATLES...

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April Fools Day Honour For Funnyman Belushi

2nd April 2004 8:54

Comedy legend JOHN BELUSHI was honoured in Los Angeles yesterday (01APR04) with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The funnyman's brother...

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Reubens Warns Americans To Check Their Belongings

2nd April 2004 8:54

Actor PAUL REUBENS is warning all Americans to ask themselves if they have anything incriminating in their home, after he had electronics and...

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Branson Signs Up For Fox Reality Show

2nd April 2004 8:54

British entrepreneur RICHARD BRANSON is following in the footsteps of property tycoon DONALD TRUMP, by searching for a new employee on a reality...

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End Of An Era For Siegfried + Roy

2nd April 2004 8:54

Cabaret giants SIEGFRIED + ROY's reign in Las Vegas has officially come to an end - the performers' massive billboard outside the MIRAGE hotel and...

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Kutcher Punks Punk'd Fans

2nd April 2004 8:54

Hollywood hunk ASHTON KUTCHER has given America the ultimate April Fool's Day (01APR04) - by announcing the return of his supposedly cancelled...

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Cattrall Named In Divorce Battle

2nd April 2004 8:54

SEX AND THE CITY star KIM CATTRALL has been named in an odd new divorce battle with an Arkansas man who claims he's married to the actress. An...

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Shakira Delighted To Show Off Her Stubborn Side On Dvd

2nd April 2004 8:54

Columbian pop sensation SHAKIRA is delighted with her new concert DVD LIVE + OFF THE RECORD - because it has helped her realise how stubborn she...

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Dupri Returns To Sprite

2nd April 2004 8:54

Rap mogul JERMAINE DUPRI is set to team up with soda giants SPRITE - a decade after penning the tune for one of the company's most successful...

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Avril's Ex Quits The Band

2nd April 2004 8:54

AVRIL LAVIGNE's ex-boyfriend JESSE COLBURN has quit her backing band. The rhythm guitarist has left to pursue other interests, according to...

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Eminem And 50 Cent Bodyguard Sued

2nd April 2004 8:54

A bodyguard at EMINEM's SHADY RECORDS is being sued after allegedly attacking a club-goer at a New York nightclub two years ago. SCOTT CHERRY, a...

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Howie Day Pleads Not Guilty

2nd April 2004 8:54

Singer/songwriter HOWIE DAY has pleaded not guilty to disorderly conduct and property damage charges brought against him after a tour bus...

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More Problems For Jackson

2nd April 2004 8:54

The son of MICHAEL JACKSON's former housekeeper may be called to testify against the King of Pop as the prosecution in his new child molestation...

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J.lo Wins Flashdance Battle

2nd April 2004 8:54

JENNIFER LOPEZ has won a legal battle over her decision to recreate FLASHDANCE scenes in her 2003 video I'm GLAD. J.LO was sued by a Canadian...

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Courtney Love Knocks Reports She's About To Die

2nd April 2004 8:54

COURTNEY LOVE has slammed recent reports stating she only has one week left to live. The former HOLE frontwoman, who has faced a range of legal...

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April Fools Day Split For A Simple Plan

2nd April 2004 13:19

Canadian rockers A SIMPLE PLAN staged an elaborate April Fools Day prank on their fans yesterday (01APR04) by breaking news they'd split. ...

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Church's Fears For Dad In Iraq

2nd April 2004 13:19

Teenage superstar CHARLOTTE CHURCH is worried about her dad JAMES' safety - because he's going on the first available package holiday to Iraq since...

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Love's Letterman Breast Flash Inspired By Barrymore

2nd April 2004 13:19

Wild rocker COURTNEY LOVE was inspired to flash her breasts at comedian DAVID LETTERMAN last month (MAR04) by DREW BARRYMORE's own raunchy...

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Craig Picks Girl's From 100 Sexiest In The World

2nd April 2004 13:19

R+B superstar CRAIG DAVID's unconventional means of finding a girlfriend has proved a success - he's picked his new love from FHM magazine's 100...

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Dylan Faces Opposition Over Concert

2nd April 2004 13:19

Legendary singer BOB DYLAN is facing angry opposition as he prepares for his open-air concert in Ireland. The MR TAMBOURINE MAN star is...

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Eminem's Ex-wife Kicked Out Of Rehab

2nd April 2004 13:19

LATEST: It's emerged EMINEM's ex-wife KIM MATHERS was kicked out of a court-ordered drug treatment program after giving oral sex to a fellow...

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Chris Martin Attacks Photographer - Again

2nd April 2004 13:19

COLDPLAY rocker CHRIS MARTIN reportedly launched a violent assault on an intrusive photographer in London last night (01APR04) - and he may be...

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Pregnant Paltrow Takes Up Ashtanga Yoga

2nd April 2004 13:19

OSCAR-winning actress GWYNETH PALTROW has taken up pre-natal ashtanga yoga classes to get through her pregnancy in good shape. The SHAKESPEARE...

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Ladykillers Star Hall Rebounds From Car Crash Injuries

2nd April 2004 13:19

Actress IRMA P HALL triumphed over serious injuries from a January (04) car crash to attend a private screening of her new movie THE LADYKILLERS...

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Winslet Feels Like Elephant Man

2nd April 2004 13:19

Actress KATE WINSLET has slammed the obsession superficial journalists have with scrutinising her fluctuating body shape, because it makes her feel...

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Prankster Stern Pulls Himself Off Air

2nd April 2004 13:19

Shock jock HOWARD STERN served up an April Fools Day prank yesterday morning (01APR04) when he announced at the beginning of his show that he had...

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Cruz Gets Over Split With Cruise

2nd April 2004 13:19

Actress PENELOPE CRUZ has already recovered from her high-profile split with movie hunk TOM CRUISE - because she's too determined to excel in...

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Degeneres To Marry Girlfriend

2nd April 2004 13:19

Lesbian comic ELLEN DeGENERES is preparing to marry her girlfriend in a summer (04) ceremony. The comedienne - who provided the voice for...

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Prince William In Love

2nd April 2004 13:19

Pals of PRINCE WILLIAM's new girlfriend KATE MIDDLETON boast they always knew the stunning brunette would woo the British royal, because she once...

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Preston: Scientology May Have Caused Cruise And Kidman Split

2nd April 2004 13:19

Actress and Scientology devotee KELLY PRESTON cites NICOLE KIDMAN's cynicism toward the controversial religion as a possible factor in her split...

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Stars Compromised On Punk'd Creator's Stolen Lap-top

2nd April 2004 17:35

The co-creator of prank show PUNK'D is fuming after a laptop featuring compromising photographs of big stars was stolen from his home. Producer...

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Katie Holmes Dreams Of Becoming A Writer

2nd April 2004 17:35

DAWSON'S CREEK actress KATIE HOLMES wants to quit acting and become a writer, because it would be "fun". The star, 25, who played JOEY POTTER on...

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Arquette Sees Error In His Wacky Style

2nd April 2004 17:35

Quirky actor DAVID ARQUETTE is finally ditching his outlandish style, after realising how much he hates one of his wildest outfits. Arquette,...

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Brosnan Loves Married Life

2nd April 2004 17:35

JAMES BOND star PIERCE BROSNAN loves being married and is serious about the sanctity of marriage. The Irish actor, 50, considers himself a...

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Gretchen Mol To Star As Bettie Page

2nd April 2004 17:35

Actress GRETCHEN MOL has signed up to play BETTIE PAGE in biopic on the legendary pin-up. THE BALLAD OF BETTIE PAGE will start filming in New...

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Sarah Jessica Parker Wants To Play A Lesbian

2nd April 2004 17:35

SEX AND THE CITY star SARAH JESSICA PARKER is desperate to diversify as an actor - and she wants to start by playing a lesbian. Now the hit HBO...

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Perry's Paparazzi Experience

2nd April 2004 17:35

FRIENDS star MATTHEW PERRY felt like the 'world's biggest star' when he was dating JULIA ROBERTS - because the paparazzi were permanently camped...

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Costner Agrees To More Children

2nd April 2004 17:35

Hollywood star KEVIN COSTNER has agreed to become a father for the fifth time - after his fiancee issued him with an ultimatum. The OPEN RANGE...

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Sugababe Not Marrying Mtv Man

2nd April 2004 17:35

British MTV presenter DAVE BERRY has rubbished reports he is engaged to SUGABABE singer HEIDI RANGE - although he insists she is an "amazing...

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Busted's Movie Plans

2nd April 2004 17:35

British band BUSTED have a burning ambition to get one of their tunes on a soundtrack. The pop trio, JAMES BOURNE, MATT JAY and CHARLIE SIMPSON,...

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Herbie Hancock Receives Jazz Award

2nd April 2004 17:35

Jazz legend HERBIE HANCOCK has been honoured with the JAZZ MASTERS FELLOWSHIP AWARD from the NATIONAL ENDOWMENT OF THE ARTS. Hancock received...

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Johnny Cash's Stepdaughter Faces Prison

2nd April 2004 17:35

Late rock legend JOHNNY CASH's step-daughter CARLENE CASH has been jailed in America - after reportedly failing a drugs test. Officials at...

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Morissette Marks Album Release With Marathon Broadcast

2nd April 2004 17:35

Canadian rocker ALANIS MORISSETTE will chart the release of her next album with a marathon eight-hour live TV special. Cable network OXYGEN will...

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Dido's Sibling Rivalry

2nd April 2004 17:35

British pop star DIDO and her producer brother ROLLO battled bitterly over her latest album LIFE FOR RENT. The 32-year-old has worked with...

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Robbie's Friends Rally

2nd April 2004 17:35

ROBBIE WILLIAMS' 30th birthday party in Scotland turned into a five day clinic for the singer, who is still battling drug and alcohol addiction. ...

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Geri Takes Dance Classes To Help With Tour

2nd April 2004 17:35

Former SPICE GIRL GERI HALLIWELL is taking dance classes to help her get in shape for her pop comeback. The singer, 31, has started taking...

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Spears Demands Slimmer Posters

2nd April 2004 17:35

BRITNEY SPEARS is so desperate to look "perfect" on her tour posters - promoters have digitally slimmed down her curvy figure. According to...

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Pink Beats Competition To Play Joplin

2nd April 2004 17:35

Feisty pop punk PINK is set to become a big screen leading lady, after signing to star in a movie biopic of rock singer JANIS JOPLIN. Pink's...

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Ferrigno Wins Court Case

2nd April 2004 19:31

LATEST: Former INCREDIBLE HULK LOU FERRIGNO has won his legal battle with MERCURY INSURANCE GROUP in Los Angeles, after taking the firm to court to...

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Seymour's New Film Set For One City Release

2nd April 2004 19:31

Actress JANE SEYMOUR's new movie will be released only in Salt Lake City, Utah. The DR QUINN, MEDICINE WOMAN star shot family drama TOUCHING...

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Celebs Draw Attention To Charity

2nd April 2004 19:31

BRIGITTE BARDOT and rocker SIR PAUL McCARTNEY are among a host of celebrities helping a Scottish-based charity by donating crayon drawings for...

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Three Tolkien Books Net $3,780 At Auction

2nd April 2004 19:31

Three rare volumes of JRR TOLKIEN's LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy have reached a staggering GBP3,780 (GBP2,100) at auction this week (ends02APR04). ...

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Knoxville Regrets Leon Tattoo

2nd April 2004 19:31

JACKASS star JOHNNY KNOXVILLE is regretting his latest tattoo, because his family hate it. The daredevil-turned movie star had an image of...

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Scooby-doo Star Suffers In Mexico

2nd April 2004 19:31

SCOOBY-DOO star MATTHEW LILLARD is still recovering from a press trip to Mexico City, Mexico, after being struck down with food poisoning. The...

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Soderbergh Takes Over Che Movie

2nd April 2004 19:31

TRAFFIC OSCAR-winner BENICIO DEL TORO and director STEVEN SODERBERGH have teamed up again on a new biopic about Cuban revolutionary CHE GUEVARA. ...

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Sugar Ray Turn Their Tour Into A Reality Tv Show

2nd April 2004 19:31

Rockers SUGAR RAY are planning to turn their upcoming club and college tour into a new reality TV show. According to the band's official...

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Molly Hatchet Star's Wife Dead

2nd April 2004 19:31

The wife of MOLLY HATCHET rocker BOBBY INGRAM has been found dead at their Florida home. The body of STEPHANIE INGRAM was discovered by Clay...

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Sanchez Funeral Brings Out The Masses

2nd April 2004 19:31

Over 15,000 mourners closed down the streets of Norwalk, California, last night (01APR04) to pay tribute to pop star ADAN SANCHEZ. The...

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Ross' Lawyers Fight To Keep Her Out Of Jail

2nd April 2004 19:31

DIANA ROSS' attorneys are fighting to keep the soul diva out of jail insisting she was allowed to come and go as she served 48 hours in a...

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Nelly Scraps Charity Appearance Over Protests

2nd April 2004 19:31

Rap superstar NELLY has scrapped an appearance at a bone-marrow charity function in Atlanta, Georgia, after fundraisers criticised his videos. ...

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Pink Takes A Swipe At Aguilera

2nd April 2004 19:31

PINK poked fun at CHRISTINA AGUILERA during a British concert, by depicting her arch rival as an unattractive inflatable doll. The TROUBLE...

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Prince Controls Download Site For New Songs

2nd April 2004 19:31

Pop superstar PRINCE's quest to have complete control over all aspects of his music career continues unabated - he has launched his own music...

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Jackson Tries To Sell Washington Trip

2nd April 2004 19:31

MICHAEL JACKSON is attempting to sell a documentary about his two-day visit to Washington D.C. earlier this week to American TV networks. The...

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Timberlake To Play It Again

2nd April 2004 19:31

Pop superstar JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is rumoured to be planning to spoof his infamous SUPER BOWL incident with JANET JACKSON - in a new movie PLAYED. ...

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Spears Calls Off Third Show

2nd April 2004 19:31

BRITNEY SPEARS scrapped the third show of her ONYX HOTEL tour last night (01APR04) due to a mystery illness. The singer's fans were turned away...

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