Music, Movie and Entertainment News 3rd May 2005

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50 Cent Sold Drugs To His Own Family

3rd May 2005 3:02

Rapper 50 CENT was such a good street hustler as a kid he used to sell drugs to his own family - without them knowing. The IN DA CLUB hitmaker...

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Lil' Kim Hit With More Legal Woes

3rd May 2005 3:02

Troubled rapper LIL' KIM has been slapped with another legal hassle - two songwriters claim she owes them cash. The hip-hop diva, real name...

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Jackson's Aide 'Cashed Cheques To Fund Kidnap Plot'

3rd May 2005 3:02

MICHAEL JACKSON's senior aide told the singer's child molestation trial on Monday (02MAY05) he cashed two cheques worth $1.5 million (GBP809,000)...

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Fleck Slams Doherty For Stealing Babyshambles' Limelight

3rd May 2005 3:02

BABYSHAMBLES drummer ADAM FLECK has slammed bandmate PETE DOHERTY for stealing the group's limelight, by dating supermodel KATE MOSS, taking drugs...

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Bono Treats Extras To Impromptu Gig

3rd May 2005 3:02

Irish rockers U2 thrilled fans by performing an impromptu gig to thank them for starring in the band's latest music video for forthcoming single...

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Bon Jovi's Car Park Gig

3rd May 2005 3:02

Rockers BON JOVI were forced to play in a car park in Las Vegas, Nevada at the weekend (30APR05) because they were too big for the Hard Rock...

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Clapton Weeps At Cream Reunion Concert

3rd May 2005 3:02

Rock legend ERIC CLAPTON wept last night (02MAY05) as he thanked fans for waiting more than 36 years for his band CREAM's reunion at London's Royal...

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Affleck And Garner Spark Pregnancy Reports

3rd May 2005 3:02

BEN AFFLECK's girlfriend JENNIFER GARNER has sparked reports she's pregnant with the Hollywood hunk's baby after she was photographed with a...

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Jolie Brands Pitt Phone Sex Reports 'Bulls**T'

3rd May 2005 3:02

Hollywood beauty ANGELINA JOLIE has slammed reports BRAD PITT's estranged wife JENNIFER ANISTON caught her having phone sex with him. The...

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Eazy-e Wanted To Manage Black Eyed Peas

3rd May 2005 3:02

Tragic rapper EAZY-E was on the verge of becoming BLACK EYED PEAS' manager when he was struck down with AIDS and died. The NWA star was partly...

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Presley Upset About Bed Scene

3rd May 2005 3:02

PRISCILLA PRESLEY vetoed one scene in upcoming ELVIS miniseries, after insisting it was inaccurate. The socialite was called in as a consultant...

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Rockwell's Movie Tribute To War Hero Grandfather

3rd May 2005 3:02

Actor SAM ROCKWELL accepted a role in forthcoming military movie JARHEAD as a tribute to his war hero grandfather. The 37-year-old actor agreed...

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Mcgregor Fears Backlash For The Island

3rd May 2005 3:02

Scottish hunk EWAN McGREGOR fears he'll be blasted for appearing in upcoming Hollywood movie THE ISLAND. The 34-year-old star is convinced his...

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Freeman Quits Comedy For Good

3rd May 2005 3:02

British funnyman MARTIN FREEMAN has devastated fans by announcing his plans to quit comedy for good. The star shot to fame in hit British TV...

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Bloom Begs For Coronation Street Role

3rd May 2005 3:02

Hollywood hunk ORLANDO BLOOM has begged bosses of British soap opera CORONATION STREET to allow him to follow actor SIR IAN McKELLEN's footsteps by...

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Schwimmer's Battle With Depression

3rd May 2005 3:02

DAVID SCHWIMMER ensures he always has a full calendar of work lined up - because he spirals into depression when he's relaxing at home. The...

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Nighy And Geldof To Protest Outside G8 Summit

3rd May 2005 3:02

LATEST: Actor BILL NIGHY is urging fans to join him and SIR BOB GELDOF when they protest outside July's (05) G8 Summit meeting in Scotland, to...

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Simple Plan's Strong Bond Survives Touring Tension

3rd May 2005 9:33

Canadian rock band SIMPLE PLAN are always desperate to go their separate ways after a long tour - but soon find themselves craving one another's...

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Jamelia Receives Royal Cake Slice

3rd May 2005 9:33

Pop beauty JAMELIA received an unusual present from British royal PRINCE CHARLES - a slice of his and new wife CAMILLA, DUCHESS OF CORNWALL's...

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Stewart's Strict House Rules

3rd May 2005 9:33

Veteran rocker ROD STEWART has banned his children from kissing or copulating in his home. The former FACES singer, who lives with fiancee PENNY...

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Osmond Happy Her Instinct Told Her To Say No To Stageshow

3rd May 2005 9:33

MARIE OSMOND has learned to trust her instinct after turning down a huge Broadway, New York, role left her with time to spend with her dying...

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Usher Wants Men To Show Women Greater Respect

3rd May 2005 9:33

R+B star USHER has pleaded with men to start treating women with respect and stop turning them into sex objects. The YOU MAKE ME WANNA singer,...

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Carey Owes Her Fame To Her Fairy Godsister

3rd May 2005 9:33

MARIAH CAREY owes her career to 1980s hitmaker BRENDA K STARR - because she not only gave the pop star a job as her backing singer, she also made...

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50 Saves Lives By Never Going Home

3rd May 2005 9:33

50 CENT never returns to the streets where he grew up and sold cocaine because the rapper fears he'd endanger the lives of those following in his...

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Deschanel: 'I Was Bored By Filming'

3rd May 2005 9:33

Hollywood actress ZOOEY DESCHANEL was always desperate to act on stage, despite being raised on film sets. The ALMOST FAMOUS star's parents...

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Campbell Goes British

3rd May 2005 9:33

WILD THINGS star NEVE CAMPBELL has embraced her new life in Britain - even learning to speak like an English girl. The Canadian actress fell in...

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Oprah Treats O'connell To A Home Makeover

3rd May 2005 9:33

Actor JERRY O'CONNELL was so concerned his new girlfriend REBECCA ROMIJN would dump him after visiting his messy bachelor pad, he called in OPRAH...

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Nolte's Miracle Heart

3rd May 2005 9:33

NICK NOLTE is wowing his doctors with his healthy heart - thanks to a constant search to find medicines that keep him in perfect condition. The...

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The Hulk Helps Los Angeles Woman Fight Mould Battle

3rd May 2005 9:33

Former THE HULK star LOU FERIGNO is putting his considerable weight behind one Los Angeles woman's legal tussle with her landlord over mould in her...

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Rockwell Thanks Ex For Hitchhiker's Success

3rd May 2005 9:33

Actor SAM ROCKWELL credits his ex-girlfriend, actress GINA BELLMAN with being the brains behind his portrayal of alien ZAPHOD BEEBLEBROX in his...

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Freeman Slams Hollywood Blockbusters

3rd May 2005 9:33

THE OFFICE star MARTIN FREEMAN has slammed his former co-star MACKENZIE CROOK for accepting roles in "horrible, over-the-top" Hollywood...

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Kurt Russell Fell For 'Trampy' Goldie

3rd May 2005 9:33

KURT RUSSELL fell in love with longtime girlfriend GOLDIE HAWN on the set of SWINGSHIFT in 1984 when she displayed "just enough trampiness" for the...

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James Bond Villain Charged With Murder

3rd May 2005 9:33

LATEST: Former JAMES BOND baddie IRVIN ALLEN will be charged with the murder of his wife today (03MAY05). The 70-year-old retired actor played...

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Jamiroquai Slams Ex Love

3rd May 2005 14:03

JAMIROQUAI singer JAY KAY has slammed his former lover because she sold her story to the British media after their relationship crumbled. The...

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Charitable Jagger

3rd May 2005 14:03

Charity bosses have blasted rocker SIR MICK JAGGER's mean reputation - revealing he made three large donations to a clinic for alcoholics. The...

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The Game Slams Publicity Stunt

3rd May 2005 14:03

Hip-hop star THE GAME has slammed rumours his falling out with mentor 50 CENT following a shooting outside a New York radio station earlier this...

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Lohan Eyes Iraq Trip

3rd May 2005 14:03

Teen star LINDSAY LOHAN is hoping to give US troops in Iraq a moral boost by visiting the war-torn country. The RUMORS singer, 18, will be...

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Minnelli: 'Gest Wants His 15 Minutes Of Fame'

3rd May 2005 14:03

LIZA MINNELLI's lawyer attacked the singing legend's estranged husband DAVID GEST in a New York court yesterday (02MAY05), for using his failed...

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Gere 'Upset' Disabled Teens

3rd May 2005 14:03

Screen star RICHARD GERE has been accused of upsetting two disabled teenagers at a charity dinner in Washington DC by refusing to meet them. ...

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Prince Naseem Hamed In Car Crash Riddle

3rd May 2005 14:03

British boxer PRINCE NASEEM HAMED is being held by police following a high speed crash involving his luxury sports car yesterday (02MAY05). The...

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Jolie Slams Maddox's Nursery

3rd May 2005 14:03

ANGELINA JOLIE has hit out at the English nursery school she sends her adopted son - because it has robbed him of his individuality. The...

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Cruise Battles Journalist Over Scientology Boasts

3rd May 2005 14:03

Hollywood hunk TOM CRUISE battled a German journalist over his controversial Scientology religion recently, claiming the faith ran the world's...

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Plant Rubbishes Zeppelin Drug Legend

3rd May 2005 14:03

LED ZEPPELIN legend ROBERT PLANT has rubbished rumours about his supposed legendary drug intake during the band's 1970s heyday. The STAIRWAY TO...

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Martin's Coldplay Bandmates Jealous

3rd May 2005 14:03

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN's bandmates get jealous of all the attention he receives - until they see all the negative implications of being in...

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Butler Snubs La Women

3rd May 2005 14:03

Scottish actor GERARD BUTLER stays single when he's working in Hollywood because he find Los Angeles women lack the strength of personality he is...

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Nixon On Gay Marriage Crusade

3rd May 2005 14:03

Former SEX AND THE CITY star CYNTHIA NIXON is joining the campaign calling for gay marriages to be made legal across America. The 39-year-old,...

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Everett Auctions Autobiography

3rd May 2005 14:03

British actor RUPERT EVERETT is auctioning off publishing rights to his upcoming autobiography. The 45-year-old MY BEST FRIEND'S WEDDING star...

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Hilton Unhappy With Waxwork

3rd May 2005 14:03

Celebrity socialite PARIS HILTON is unhappy with her waxwork at MADAME TUSSAUD'S in New York. The hotel heiress and reality TV star witnessed...

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Scott Furious Over Kingdom Of Heaven Critics

3rd May 2005 17:18

KINGDOM OF HEAVEN director SIR RIDLEY SCOTT has hit out at claims the epic movie is anti-Islamic, and has accused the vocal objectors of forming...

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Plant Grew To Like Stairway To Heaven

3rd May 2005 17:18

LED ZEPPELIN legend ROBERT PLANT has grown to love his band's most famous hit STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN in recent years - after too much over-exposure...

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Hammond's Father-son Advice

3rd May 2005 17:18

THE STROKES star ALBERT HAMMOND JR's musician father convinced him to choose a rock career over academia. The guitarist was forced into a...

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The Game Stays Modest

3rd May 2005 17:18

Rap star THE GAME is modest about the huge success of his latest album, ensuring those who have helped him along the way take some of the credit. ...

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1984 The Opera

3rd May 2005 17:18

An opera based on GEORGE ORWELL's novel 1984 will open tonight (03MAY05) at London's Royal Opera House. The project is the brainchild of...

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Osbourne's Phone Sex With Williams

3rd May 2005 17:18

Reality TV stars THE OSBOURNES befriended ROBBIE WILLIAMS when matriarch SHARON accidentally engaged in phone sex with the British singer. The...

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Jamiroquai Star Blasts Hollywood Bosses

3rd May 2005 17:18

JAMIROQUAI singer JAY KAY has vowed never to work with Hollywood again after GODZILLA film-makers demanded he alter the lyrics to DEEPER...

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Martin Revels In Anonymity

3rd May 2005 17:18

COLDPLAY singer CHRIS MARTIN is grateful to people in London for letting him live in the British capital in peace - even though he is a prime...

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J.lo Wants To Be President

3rd May 2005 17:18

JENNIFER LOPEZ plans to utilise her "powerhouse" personality in the world of politics - and become America's first female president. The sexy...

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The Oc, Neill And Otto Win Logies

3rd May 2005 17:18

THE OC, actor SAM NEILL and LORD OF THE RINGS star MIRANDA OTTO were among the winners at Sunday's (01MAY05) annual LOGIE AWARDS, Australia's...

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Paris And Paris Bonded Over Shared Name

3rd May 2005 17:18

PARIS HILTON first fell for her boyfriend PARIS LATSIS when they met in a nightclub when she was just 16. The pair didn't begin dating until the...

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Cruise Offers To Help The Needy

3rd May 2005 17:18

TOM CRUISE is on a crusade to cure all of the world's problems - and he believes the answer lies in the controversial religion Scientology. The...

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Theatre Boss Defends Spacey

3rd May 2005 17:18

A British theatre boss has defended the decision to appoint KEVIN SPACEY artistic director of London's Old Vic Theatre, despite disappointing...

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Cruise And Holmes Stun Las Vegas

3rd May 2005 17:18

Hollywood star TOM CRUISE shocked a crowd of Las Vegas revellers on Saturday (30APR05) - by inviting his new girlfriend KATIE HOLMES to an erotic...

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Diaz Laughs Off Marriage Reports

3rd May 2005 17:18

CAMERON DIAZ has laughed at reports she will marry lover JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE this weekend (07/08MAY05). British newspapers claimed at the weekend...

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Oxman Insists He's Still Jackson's Man

3rd May 2005 20:54

LATEST: Attorney BRIAN OXMAN is insisting he's still representing MICHAEL JACKSON and the Jackson family even though he was dismissed from the pop...

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Warner Music Bosses Hit Back At Linkin Park

3rd May 2005 20:54

LATEST: Executives at WARNER MUSIC GROUP have lashed back at LINKIN PARK's bid to free themselves from their contract, insisting their managers...

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Jackson's Ex Testimony Called Into Question By Detective

3rd May 2005 20:54

California detective STEVE ROBELL has blasted the testimony of MICHAEL JACKSON's ex-wife DEBBIE ROWE, claiming in court today (03MAY05) that she...

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Hayden's Run-in With John Mcenroe

3rd May 2005 20:54

STAR WARS star HAYDEN CHRISTENSEN was once a ballboy at the Canadian Open tennis tournament. The Canadian actor, who is a huge tennis fan,...

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Super Size Me Director Fronts 30-Day Tv Challenges

3rd May 2005 20:54

SUPER SIZE ME director and star MORGAN SPURLOCK is set to front a new reality TV series which challenges people to spend 30 days in challenging...

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Reese Considers Going On 80 Dates

3rd May 2005 20:54

REESE WITHERSPOON is in negotiations to try out her English accent again after snapping up the rights to JENNIFER COX's book AROUND THE WORLD IN 80...

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Depp Buys Up Rights To Hornby's New Book

3rd May 2005 20:54

JOHNNY DEPP has snapped up the rights to acclaimed British author NICK HORNBY's new book A LONG WAY DOWN. The movie star plans to produce the...

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Reid Refutes Metcalfe Romance

3rd May 2005 20:54

Sexy actress TARA REID has laughed off reports she is romantically involved with DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES heart-throb JESSIE METCALFE - but she does...

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Hilton Wants Kids To Complete Her

3rd May 2005 20:54

Heiress PARIS HILTON is determined to have children with Greek boyfriend PARIS LATSIS "in the next two years" - because she feels she has...

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Cruise Defends Spreading Scientology Word

3rd May 2005 20:54

Hollywood heart-throb TOM CRUISE has defended his decision to fund a Scientology mission on the set of WAR OF THE WORLDS, insisting he was merely...

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Simpson Thrills Willie With Birthday Treat

3rd May 2005 20:54

Country legend WILLIE NELSON celebrated his 72nd birthday in style on Saturday (30APR05) when DUKES OF HAZZARD co-star JESSICA SIMPSON surprised...

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Jay Kay Defends Maroon 5

3rd May 2005 20:54

JAMIROQUAI frontman JAY KAY has rejected accusations rockers MAROON 5 have stolen his musical style, insisting all contemporary artists borrow old...

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The Game Pays Tribute To Rap + R+b's Lost Souls

3rd May 2005 20:54

Rapper THE GAME pays his respects to hip-hop and R+B's tragic souls in his new DREAMS video, in which he retells the 2001 shooting incident that...

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American Head Charge Bassist Pays Tribute To Dead Bandmate

3rd May 2005 20:54

The members of rock group AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE have spoken out about the death of bandmate BRYAN OTTOSON, confessing they're struggling to come to...

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