Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 4th April 2005

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Rappaport's Crab Woes

4th April 2005 3:36

Actor MICHAEL RAPPAPORT walked away with more than a flop movie when he made METRO with EDDIE MURPHY in 1997 - he also caught crabs. The actor...

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Sin City Tops American Box Office

4th April 2005 3:36

New movie SIN CITY has raced to the top of the American box office with a weekend haul of $28.1 million (GBP14.7 million). The comic book...

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Anderson Praises Canadian Women's Creativity In Bed

4th April 2005 3:36

Busty beauty PAMELA ANDERSON has deemed her fellow Canadian females "more creative" than their American counterparts when it comes to sex. The...

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Alba Finds Love

4th April 2005 3:36

Screen siren JESSICA ALBA has found love again after overcoming the heart break of her failed engagement to ex-fiance and DARK ANGEL co-star MARK...

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Sizemore Sounds Off During Tv Interview

4th April 2005 3:36

Troubled actor TOM SIZEMORE's stormed out of his first US primetime TV interview since being sentenced to 17 months and four months in drug...

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Queen's Religious Role Behind Marriage Snub

4th April 2005 3:36

British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II is snubbing her son PRINCE CHARLES' wedding to CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES on Friday (08APR05) because her position as...

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Law's Marriage To Miller On Hold

4th April 2005 3:36

Hunky actor JUDE LAW's wedding to screen beauty SIENNA MILLER is on hold because the LAYER CAKE actress is having doubts about the strength of...

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Bennett Won't Stoop To Politics

4th April 2005 3:36

Legendary crooner TONY BENNETT has no intention of using his celebrity status to kickstart a career in politics. The STRANGER IN PARADISE icon...

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Evans Hoping To Leave The Past Behind

4th April 2005 3:36

R+B beauty FAITH EVANS is hoping to leave her past behind and be recognised as an artist in her own right with the release of her new album. ...

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U2 Battle Pirates

4th April 2005 3:36

Irish rockers U2 have embarked on a mission against merchandise pirates as they set off their VERTIGO world tour. The company which licences U2...

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Kanye's Autograph-signing Session Cut Short

4th April 2005 3:36

GRAMMY-winning rapper KANYE WEST was forced to flee an autograph-signing session at a California boutique on Saturday (02APR05), after a fight...

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Christie's Triple Chart Crown

4th April 2005 3:36

Veteran crooner TONY CHRISTIE has continued his dominance of the British charts by notching up his third week at the top of the UK singles chart...

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Abdul In More Car Troubles

4th April 2005 3:36

PAULA ABDUL's car troubles continued on Friday evening (01APR05), when her limousine was involved in an accident as she travelled to the set of a...

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Moss Sparks Doherty Duet

4th April 2005 3:36

KATE MOSS has fulfilled her dream of becoming a rock star by recording backing vocals for troubled lover PETE DOHERTY's band BABYSHAMBLES - and the...

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Culkin's Dad: 'My Son Did Not Sleep With Jackson'

4th April 2005 3:36

Actor MACAULAY CULKIN's estranged father KIT is adamant under fire pop star MICHAEL JACKSON did not sleep with his son during visits to the...

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Culkin's Dad: 'Jackson Was Prissy About Sex'

4th April 2005 9:15

MACAULAY CULKIN's father KIT finds it hard to believe MICHAEL JACKSON is guilty of the child molestation charges he is facing, because the troubled...

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Horn Holidays In Mexico

4th April 2005 9:15

American Illusionist ROY HORN is sporting a glowing tan after taking his first vacation since his October 2003 tiger attack. Horn has retreated...

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Zahn Observes Treatment Of Horse Poop

4th April 2005 9:15

SAVING SILVERMAN star STEVE ZAHN has developed a fascination with horse excrement since setting up home with his family in Kentucky. The actor...

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King's Nude Prank On Ferguson

4th April 2005 9:15

RAY star REGINA KING left comedian CRAIG FERGUSON in a state of excitement on Friday (01APR05), when she told him she'd performed a nude scene in...

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Knievel's Son To Star In Reality Show

4th April 2005 9:15

The son of famed daredevil EVEL KNIEVEL is jumping into reality television with a new US cable series. KNIEVEL'S WILD RIDE, starring motorcycle...

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Lowe Spends $6 Million On 'Temporary' Home

4th April 2005 9:15

ROB LOWE and his wife SHERYL have spent $6 million (GBP3.1 million) on a "temporary" home in Montecito, California, as they wait for their dream...

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Anderson's Chat Show Chaos

4th April 2005 9:15

PAMELA ANDERSON was taken to the New York City set of a chat show by police escort on Friday (01APR05), after her vehicle she was travelling in got...

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Director Garrison Dies

4th April 2005 9:15

Legendary TV director GREG GARRISON has died of pneumonia in his Los Angeles home. He was 81. After growing up in Brooklyn, New York, Garrison...

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Evans Grateful To P Diddy For Letting Her Go

4th April 2005 9:15

FAITH EVANS is grateful to hip-hop mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS for allowing her to leave his BAD BOY RECORDS label - even though she was still under...

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Bennington Prepares For Solo Night

4th April 2005 9:15

LINKIN PARK frontman CHESTER BENNINGTON is going solo - at least for one show. On 21 May (05), the rocker will headline the 10-year anniversary...

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Simpson Mocks Buffalo Faux Pas

4th April 2005 9:15

Pop beauty JESSICA SIMPSON has poked fun at her much-mocked comments about buffalos in a new US TV commercial for franchise eatery PIZZA HUT. ...

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Fight Breaks Out At Presley Gig

4th April 2005 9:15

LISA MARIE PRESLEY's recent California concert erupted into chaos, after a frisky man sparked a huge fight in the crowd. The LIGHTS OUT singer...

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Elton John Vamps It Up With Another Musical

4th April 2005 9:15

British rocker SIR ELTON JOHN is bringing another musical masterpiece to New York's Broadway stage. The flamboyant singer-songwriter, whose...

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Evans Slams Persistent Shakur Rumours

4th April 2005 9:15

FAITH EVANS has slammed the persistent allegation she sparked the intense rivalry between her late husband NOTORIOUS BIG and iconic rapper TUPAC...

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Crow Speaks Out Against Illegal Downloading

4th April 2005 9:15

Sexy rocker SHERYL CROW is speaking out on behalf of her fellow artists about downloading in light of the US Supreme Court GROKSTER case. The...

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Jackson Promises Victory In Call To Fans

4th April 2005 14:22

Troubled superstar MICHAEL JACKSON promised to be "victorious" in his current child molestation trial in a speakerphone call to fans on Sunday...

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Lavigne And K-os Top Juno Awards

4th April 2005 14:22

Rock chick AVRIL LAVIGNE and rapper K-OS were the big winners at this year's (05) JUNO AWARDS in Winnipeg, Canada, yesterday (03APR05). The MY...

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Fonda: 'I'm A Natural Icon'

4th April 2005 14:22

Veteran actress JANE FONDA is convinced she's a natural icon who turns anything she's involved with into a smash hit. The 67-year-old boasts...

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Scott Thomas: 'France Inspired Me To Act'

4th April 2005 14:22

Actress KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS has turned her back on her British roots - by crediting the French, not the English, with inspiring her to become a...

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Fonda Best Pals With Third Ex-husband

4th April 2005 14:22

Veteran screen goddess JANE FONDA has hit out at claims she's been traumatised by three divorces, insisting the experience has left her with a...

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Milian Not To Blame For J.lo Insult

4th April 2005 14:22

CHRISTINA MILIAN fears a line in her new film BE COOL may have angered chart pal JENNIFER LOPEZ, thwarting any possible future collaborations. ...

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Robinson Ordered To Apologise Over Homophobic Insult

4th April 2005 14:22

TV presenter ANNE ROBINSON has been ordered to apologise for claiming all women prison officers are lesbians, during her British quiz THE WEAKEST...

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Charles 'Refuses To Invite Ferguson To Wedding'

4th April 2005 14:22

British royal PRINCE CHARLES has refused to invite SARAH FERGUSON, DUCHESS OF YORK to his wedding to CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES this Friday (08APR05) -...

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L'oreal Tell Longoria She's Worth It

4th April 2005 14:22

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES beauty EVA LONGORIA has been presented with a $1.9 million (GBP1 million) contract to be the new face of cosmetics giant...

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Soprano's Pastore Accused Of Beating Fiancee

4th April 2005 14:22

THE SOPRANOS star VINCENT PASTORE has been accused of smashing his actress fiancee's head against his car dashboard and dragging her out by her...

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Slim Evans Loves Male Attention

4th April 2005 14:22

R+B beauty FAITH EVANS in revelling in her new slender physique since losing 22 kilograms (50 pounds) and encourages male admirers to whistle at...

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Keys Moved By Pupils' African Performance

4th April 2005 14:22

R+B star ALICIA KEYS was moved to tears during a visit to an American school on Thursday (31MAR05) - because the pupils celebrated their African...

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Stefani Beats Moss In Fashion List

4th April 2005 14:22

Flamboyant singer GWEN STEFANI and Burlesque dancer DITA VON TEESE have caused a furore in the fashion world - by beating supermodel KATE MOSS to...

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Bewitched Composer Dies

4th April 2005 14:22

TV composer JACK KELLER died Friday (01APR05) following a battle with leukaemia. He was 68. The songwriter's most famous work was the theme song...

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Yarrow Calls For Vietnam Apology

4th April 2005 14:22

Folk rocker and peace activist PETER YARROW has pleaded with the Vietnamese to forgive America for the Vietnam War in Ho Chi Minh City. The...

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Jackson's Lawyers Accuse Prosecution Of Money Plot

4th April 2005 14:22

A lawyer for MICHAEL JACKSON's previous accuser testified on Friday (01APR05) that he did not advise the singer's current accuser GAVIN ARVIZO to...

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Evans' Unusual Country Inspiration

4th April 2005 17:40

FAITH EVANS stopped listening to R+B in the months before she composed her latest album - preferring instead to blast out classic country music. ...

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Lemmy In Plea To Record Company Scouts

4th April 2005 17:40

MOTORHEAD singer LEMMY KILMISTER fears hordes of talented bands will remain unsigned because record companies aren't spending enough time hunting...

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Evans' Album Inspired By Dignified First Ladies

4th April 2005 17:40

R+B star FAITH EVANS has called her new album THE FIRST LADY in tribute to the wives of US presidents who kept their lives private. The urban...

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Dion Thanks Late Pope For Spiritual Experience

4th April 2005 17:40

Canadian singer CELINE DION has paid an emotional tribute to late POPE JOHN PAUL II by recalling the spiritual experience she shared with the Holy...

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Stewardess's Jackson Testimony Questioned

4th April 2005 17:40

The testimony of the flight attendant who alleged it was her idea to serve MICHAEL JACKSON's accuser wine in a Diet Coke can has been called into...

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Parton Plans Dollywood World Domination

4th April 2005 17:40

Country star DOLLY PARTON thrilled fans during the 20th anniversary celebration of her Dollywood theme park on Friday (01APR05) - by vowing to open...

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Culkin's Dad Slams Jackson's 'Cancer' Comparison

4th April 2005 17:40

MACAULAY CULKIN's father KIT has attacked MICHAEL JACKSON for comparing his troubled childhood to the plight of young cancer victims, who have lost...

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Pollack: 'My Movie Needs More Sex And Violence'

4th April 2005 17:40

Director SYDNEY POLLACK fears his forthcoming movie THE INTERPRETER will be a box office flop - because it doesn't feature enough sex scenes and...

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Willis Seeks Approval Of Kids

4th April 2005 17:40

Hollywood action hero BRUCE WILLIS will only date women his children approve of. The 50-year-old DIE HARD star's three kids with ex-wife DEMI...

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Cattrall Astounded By Burglary Claims

4th April 2005 17:40

KIM CATTRALL has rubbished reports she was the victim of an attempted burglary at her rented London home. The former SEX AND THE CITY actress...

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Otto Slams Klum's 'Fired Over Pregnancy' Claims

4th April 2005 17:40

LATEST: Supermodel HEIDI KLUM's former employers at German fashion house OTTO have slammed her claims they fired her because she's pregnant. The...

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Cross And Longoria Join Spears Tabloid Attack

4th April 2005 17:40

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES MARCIA CROSS and EVA LONGORIA have defended BRITNEY SPEARS' recent attack on "false tabloids" - and are considering uniting to...

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Reeve's Widow Mourns Through Book

4th April 2005 17:40

CHRISTOPHER REEVE's widow DANA has written a book about her life with the late SUPERMAN star - to help her come to terms with his death. ...

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Prince Postpones Wedding For Pope's Funeral

4th April 2005 17:40

British royal PRINCE CHARLES has been forced to postpone his wedding to fiancee CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES until Saturday (09APR05) so he can attend...

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Oberoi Accused Of Hyping His Tsunami Relief Work

4th April 2005 21:54

Indian actor VIVEK OBEROI has been accused of hyping up his charity work in aid of victims of last year's (26DEC04) Indian Ocean Tsunami to gain...

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Ringu Tops Asian Horror Film Poll

4th April 2005 21:54

Cult Japanese film RINGU has topped a new poll to find the best Asian horror film ever made. The 1998 HIDEO NAKATA chiller, which was remade...

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Paris Teams Up With Mewes In Buddy Drinking Comedy

4th April 2005 21:54

PARIS HILTON is set to help actor JASON MEWES launch a comeback after a much-publicised drugs bust. The socialite will team up with the JAY +...

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Astin Battles With Anderson's Bodyguard

4th April 2005 21:54

LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN got into a fight with PAMELA ANDERSON's bodyguard outside of a New York City hotel over the weekend (01-03APR05)....

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Demi To Play Bond Villain?

4th April 2005 21:54

DEMI MOORE is in talks to play a crime boss in the first movie in a new female JAMES BOND project. The actress is the favourite to play the...

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Cruz Fears Falling Victim To Hayek

4th April 2005 21:54

Spanish actress PENELOPE CRUZ is in a state of constant paranoia whenever she's around her pal SALMA HAYEK - because she fears becoming the victim...

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Justin Timberlake To Play Bruce's Son?

4th April 2005 21:54

Pop star JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is being groomed to play BRUCE WILLIS' son in DIE HARD 4.0. Willis was so impressed with the CRY ME A RIVER hunk's...

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Brosnan Back As Bond?

4th April 2005 21:54

All bets are off about the new JAMES BOND - it looks like PIERCE BROSNAN will be back as the suave super spy after all. According to Internet...

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Omarion Pranks Houston

4th April 2005 21:54

R+B star OMARION left his pal MARQUES HOUSTON in an awkward position, when a trip to a restaurant turned into a paternity battle. As part of a...

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Mel C Attacks Media For Treating Women Badly

4th April 2005 21:54

Former SPICE GIRL MELANIE CHISHOLM cites the media's harsh treatment of female celebrities as the chief cause of her depression. The British...

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Ladies Line Up For Eminem's Shady

4th April 2005 21:54

EMINEM's men's clothing line SHADY LTD has proved to be so popular with females, bosses are considering launching a collection for women. KEVIN...

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Destiny's Child, Kiss + Hootie Rock The Troops

4th April 2005 21:54

DESTINY'S CHILD and rockers KISS and HOOTIE + THE BLOWFISH were among the acts making US troops' dreams come true at Camp Pendleton, California, on...

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Ataris Drummer Commits Suicide

4th April 2005 21:54

Original Ataris drummer DERRICK PLOURDE (corr), who was found dead last week (30MAR05), is believed to have taken his own life with a firearm. ...

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Eminem + 50 Confirm Summer Dates

4th April 2005 21:54

LATEST: EMINEM and 50 CENT have confirmed they're hitting the road together for a month-long US tour this July (05). The pair's ANGER...

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Streisand And Gibb Make Sweet Music

4th April 2005 21:54

Veteran singer BARBRA STREISAND has reunited in the studio with BEE GEES star BARRY GIBB, 25 years after they first teamed up. Gibb has agreed...

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Former Neverland Manager Testifies To Seeing Drunk Minors

4th April 2005 21:54

The former manager of MICHAEL JACKSON's Neverland ranch today (04APR05) told jurors in the BAD singer's child molestation trial he saw three young...

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