Music, Movie and Entertainment News 4th October 2006

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Allen, Yorke And Skinner Triumph At Digital Awards

4th October 2006 0:00

British chart-topper LILY ALLEN and RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE were honoured for their contribution to the digital revolution at the BT Digital...

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Minogue To Make Surprise Appearance At Aria's?

4th October 2006 0:00

Pop star KYLIE MINOGUE is set to make a surprise appearance at the Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards later this month (OCT06)...

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Longoria Dumped Parker For Flirting

4th October 2006 0:00

LATEST: DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA dumped boyfriend TONY PARKER after learning that he was getting close to a former girlfriend,...

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Carrey And Diaz Reunion Collapses

4th October 2006 0:00

JIM CARREY and CAMERON DIAZ's plan to reunite in a new movie has fallen flat - both they and the movie's directors have walked away from the...

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Chan Turns Down Rambo

4th October 2006 0:00

JACKIE CHAN turned down the chance to appear in the next RAMBO movie but hasn't ruled out appearing alongside SYLVESTER STALLONE one day. The Hong...

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Hilton And Moakler File Charges Against Each Other After Club Bust-up

4th October 2006 0:00

Singer/actress PARIS HILTON claims she was punched in the face by former beauty queen SHANNA MOAKLER at Hollywood nightclub Hyde in the early hours...

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Panic! Defend Queen Cover

4th October 2006 0:00

PANIC! AT THE DISCO have defended their decision to cover QUEEN classic BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY on tour, insisting their hard work perfecting the difficult...

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Fawcett Battling Cancer

4th October 2006 0:00

TV legend FARRAH FAWCETT is battling cancer, according to press reports in the US. Doctors discovered a malignant tumour in her lower intestine and...

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Applegate's 'Horribly Embarrassing' Dress Clash

4th October 2006 0:00

CHRISTINA APPLEGATE was left devastated at a recent celebrity dinner, when she arrived wearing the same dress as fellow actress RACHEL GRIFFITHS. ...

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Knowles Fashion Line Comes Under Fire

4th October 2006 0:00

BEYONCE KNOWLES was left red-faced at the launch of her new fashion boutique House Of Dereon in Chicago on Thursday (28SEP06), when her mother TINA...

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Daniel Smith Death Investigation Continues

4th October 2006 0:00

LATEST: The investigation into the death of ANNA NICOLE SMITH's 20-year-old son DANIEL will continue following the release of the latest toxicology...

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Spelling Confirms Pregnancy

4th October 2006 0:00

LATEST: TORI SPELLING has confirmed she is expecting her first child with husband DEAN MCDERMOTT. The former BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 star is more than...

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Forman Blasts 'Laughable' Mozart Opera Cancellation

4th October 2006 0:00

LATEST: Czech movie director MILOS FORMAN is the latest figure to blast the Berlin opera company which last week (27SEP06) scrapped a WOLFGANG...

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Scott's Abusive Streak Inspires Crowe

4th October 2006 0:00

RUSSELL CROWE decided how to portray an Englishman living in rural France in new movie A GOOD LIFE when he saw British director RIDLEY SCOTT's...

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Knight Still Bitter About Stevie Wonder's Song

4th October 2006 0:00

Soul legend GLADYS KNIGHT is still bitter pal STEVIE WONDER didn't ask her to record UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (THAT'S WHAT I'M GONNA DO) after she...

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Jackson And Timberlake To Reunite?

4th October 2006 0:00

Pop stars JANET JACKSON and JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE are planning to reunite on national TV for the first time since their disastrous performance at the...

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Clooney To Date Everyone To End Paparazzi Reign

4th October 2006 0:00

Hollywood superstar GEORGE CLOONEY is so desperate to bring paparazzi culture to an end, he plans to start dating as many A-list beauties as...

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Flowers: 'Theatrical Rock Is Credible'

4th October 2006 0:00

THE KILLERS frontman BRANDON FLOWERS refuses to accept his band has less integrity because they dress up to stage theatrical concerts. The MR...

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Carey Embarrassed By Glitter Performance

4th October 2006 0:00

Popstar and aspiring actress MARIAH CAREY was thrilled when she found out the producer of her latest film missed her performance in the box-office...

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Madonna Fuels Adoption Rumours

4th October 2006 0:00

Pop superstar MADONNA reignited rumours she's set to adopt an African baby when she arrived in Malawi earlier today (04OCT06). The MATERIAL GIRL is...

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Harry Potter 'Promotes Witchcraft', Hearing Hears

4th October 2006 0:00

JK ROWLING's HARRY POTTER books should be banned from all public schools in Gwinnett County, Georgia because they promote witchcraft, a hearing heard...

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Gladys Knight Befriended Tupac Before His Death

4th October 2006 0:00

Slain rap star TUPAC SHAKUR found an unlikely soulmate in soul legend GLADYS KNIGHT in the months before his death after taking his mother and record...

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Dane Takes Up Permanent Residency On Grey's Anatomy

4th October 2006 0:00

ERIC DANE has joined the cast of hit medical drama GREY'S ANATOMY as a regular character. Dane plays plastic surgeon DR MARK SLOAN on the show, a...

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Irwin's Advertisements Altered After Death

4th October 2006 0:00

A commercial advertising CROCODILE HUNTER STEVE IRWIN's family wildlife park in Australia has been edited to remove a poignant comment from Irwin's...

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Abdul To Be Honoured By Ballet

4th October 2006 0:00

Popular AMERICAN IDOL judge PAULA ABDUL has been named Woman of the Year by a Nevada ballet company for her efforts in dance and choreography. ...

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Braff Rules Out Movies For Money

4th October 2006 0:00

Actor ZACH BRAFF has ruled out making a movie just for money following how much effort he put into making his critically-acclaimed directorial debut...

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Photojournalist Launches Anna Nicole Smith Paternity Lawsuit

4th October 2006 0:00

The photojournalist claiming to be the father of ANNA NICOLE SMITH's baby daughter has filed court papers to establish paternity and obtain legal...

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Ludacris Tops Us Albums Chart

4th October 2006 0:00

LUDACRIS has ended JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's two-week reign at the top of the US albums chart. Ludacris' RELEASE THERAPY is a new entry at number one in...

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Police Investigate Chair Assault At Dmx Gig

4th October 2006 0:00

LATEST: A 29-year-old woman suffered a laceration to the head at a DMX concert in Uniondale, New York on Saturday (30SEP06), after being hit by a...

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Tupac Lawsuit Dismissed By Supreme Court

4th October 2006 0:00

A libel suit filed against two Philadelphia, Pennsylvania newspapers over late rapper TUPAC SHAKUR's lyrics won't be revived, the Supreme Court has...

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Black Convinced Meat Loaf To Play Dad

4th October 2006 0:00

Actor/singer JACK BLACK insists there was only one clear choice when it came to casting his father in upcoming TENACIOUS D film THE PICK OF DESTINY-...

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Cooper And Esposito Engaged

4th October 2006 0:00

WEDDING CRASHERS star BRADLEY COOPER and CRASH star JENNIFER ESPOSITO are engaged. Cooper, 31 and Esposito, 34, have kept their romance very low...

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Dance Thrilled To Strip Naked On Set

4th October 2006 0:00

JAMES MCAVOY was staggered when his STARTER FOR TEN co-star CHARLES DANCE appeared before him completely naked on set - because the veteran star was...

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Jennie Garth Gives Birth

4th October 2006 0:00

Former BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 star JENNIE GARTH and husband PETER FACINELLI have welcomed a new baby girl. FIONA EVE FACINELLI was born on Saturday...

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Fergie Did Home Renovations While High

4th October 2006 0:00

BLACK EYED PEAS singer FERGIE did major home improvement projects when she was high on crystal meth. The LONDON BRIDGE star, real name STACY...

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Krall Beat The Press To Pregnancy Announcement

4th October 2006 0:00

LATEST: Jazz singer DIANA KRALL had no qualms about announcing her pregnancy with twins to the press, because she wanted to tell the world before...

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South Park Creators Went To Oscars On Acid

4th October 2006 0:00

SOUTH PARK creators TREY PARKER and MATT STONE attended the 2000 Academy Awards dressed in drag because they had taken LSD. The animators were...

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Elton: 'Whitney Stands A Better Chance Away From Bobby'

4th October 2006 0:00

SIR ELTON JOHN hopes WHITNEY HOUSTON will start rebuilding her career now she has separated from husband BOBBY BROWN, because she stands a better...

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Megadeath Star Devoted To Yoga

4th October 2006 0:00

MEGADEATH singer-guitarist DAVE MUSTAINE has shunned the hard-partying that goes with life on the road and devoted himself to his yoga practice. The...

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Aunt Rosemary Taught Clooney Fame Pitfalls

4th October 2006 0:00

GEORGE CLOONEY credits his late singer aunt ROSEMARY CLOONEY with teaching him how to handle fame. The OCEAN'S ELEVEN actor observed how Rosemary,...

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Kidman Helps Urban Pick Album Songs

4th October 2006 0:00

NICOLE KIDMAN is already inspiring new husband KEITH URBAN musically - she drove him to record one of his favourite tunes. The Australian couple...

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Gibson Accused Of Drinking Again

4th October 2006 0:00

Troubled movie star MEL GIBSON is accused of faltering in his battle with alcohol addiction, in a forthcoming issue of American tabloid National...

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Barton Blasts Richie

4th October 2006 0:00

MISCHA BARTON has lashed out at NICOLE RICHIE for severing their friendship, branding THE SIMPLE LIFE star "fickle". THE OC beauty used to be...

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Bardot Defends Peta Shop Invasion

4th October 2006 0:00

Actress-turned-activist BRIGITTE BARDOT has defended an animal rights group's invasion of JEAN PAUL GAULTIER's Paris boutique, branding the designer...

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Cher Sale Kicks Off

4th October 2006 0:00

Pop veteran CHER kicked off her hotly anticipated glitzy auction yesterday (03OCT06), selling off hundreds of personal items for charity. The I GOT...

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Fascinating Fact 2209

4th October 2006 0:00

DAVE MATTHEWS, STEEL PULSE, GOV'T MULE, JERRY LEE LEWIS, STEVE EARLE and ALLISON MOORER joined co-founders WILLIE NELSON, NEIL YOUNG and JOHN...

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Patrick Wilson Praises Streep's Talented Daughter

4th October 2006 0:00

ANGELS IN AMERICA star PATRICK WILSON has heaped praise on MERYL STREEP's daughter MAMIE GUMMER, insisting she has inherited her mother's acting...

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Phillippe 'Plastered' At Golden Globes

4th October 2006 0:00

RYAN PHILLIPPE has attributed his Golden Globe exuberance earlier this year (JAN06) to being "plastered". The actor memorably jumped up and down,...

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Stewart Questions Jail Time

4th October 2006 0:00

MARTHA STEWART still doesn't understand why she was thrown in jail - two years after serving a five month prison sentence for lying to stock market...

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Bosworth 'Alarmingly Thin'

4th October 2006 0:00

KATE BOSWORTH shocked party-goers in New York City recently with her gaunt, skeletal appearance - prompting concerns she has developed an eating...

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Bonham Carter: 'Act Your Age'

4th October 2006 0:00

HELENA BONHAM CARTER has advised Hollywood colleagues to start acting their age and leave young roles for "actual 20-year-olds". The British beauty,...

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Photographer Accuses Federline Bodyguard Of Causing Injury

4th October 2006 0:00

A photographer has accused KEVIN FEDERLINE's bodyguard of pushing her camera into her nose and face, leaving her "in pain for three or four days". ...

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Gyllenhaal And Sarsgaard Welcome First Child?

4th October 2006 0:00

Hollywood couple MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL and PETER SARSGAARD are celebrating the birth of their first child two weeks early, according to US reports. The...

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Hawaiian Fans Get Special Lost Preview

4th October 2006 0:00

Thousands of fans in Waikiki, Hawaii were treated to a special screening of the third season of hit TV series LOST on Saturday night (30SEP06). The...

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Clooney Intimidated By Blanchett's Talent

4th October 2006 0:00

Oscar winner GEORGE CLOONEY has lavished praise on his co-star CATE BLANCHETT, insisting she is so talented he found her "intimidating" to work...

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Mcavoy: 'I've No Oscar Ambitions'

4th October 2006 0:00

JAMES MCAVOY won't "lose sleep" if he doesn't get an Oscar nomination for his latest movie role - as he's still surprised he gets any work at all. ...

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Clapton Tries To Dodge Guitar Legend Tag

4th October 2006 0:00

ERIC CLAPTON became so stressed by his status as a guitar great he turned to drink and drugs to lower people's expectations. The...

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Rossellini Struggles To Find Work

4th October 2006 0:00

Italian actress ISABELLA ROSSELLINI is finding it difficult to find movie roles as she gets older, despite searching for decent parts. The highly...

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Horn Revisits Tiger Attack

4th October 2006 0:00

Illusionist ROY HORN revisited the scene where he was mauled onstage by a tiger to be inducted into the Las Vegas Walk of Stars yesterday (03OCT06). ...

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Beck Starred In Early Stone Roses Video

4th October 2006 0:00

The mystery bearded man panning for gold in the STONE ROSES 1989 video for their classic track FOOLS GOLD has finally been revealed as BECK. The...

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Aguilera Considers Movie Debut In Carmen Biopic

4th October 2006 0:00

CHRISTINA AGUILERA is reportedly vying for the role of pin-up icon JEANNE CARMEN in a new biopic. Internet fansite jeannecarmen.com claims the pop...

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Frances Bergen Dies

4th October 2006 0:00

Veteran model-turned-actress FRANCES BERGEN has died in Los Angeles after a long illness. She was 84. Bergen, the wife of late ventriloquist EDGAR...

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Lopez Dismisses Pregnancy Speculation - Again

4th October 2006 0:00

Superstar JENNIFER LOPEZ has again rubbished constant media speculation she is desperately trying for a baby with her husband MARC ANTHONY. The...

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Chan Prefers Chinese Method Of Camera Testing

4th October 2006 0:00

JACKIE CHAN prefers making movies in his native China when it comes to camera tests, because Hollywood directors spend a lot longer making sure...

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Craig Joyrides In Bond Car

4th October 2006 0:00

New OO7 DANIEL CRAIG bonded with his nemesis in CASINO ROYALE by taking secret spins in the movie's expensive cars - without film bosses knowing. ...

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Nirvana Tunes Turned Into Lullabies

4th October 2006 0:00

Baby Rock Records will release a collection of NIRVANA songs that have been re-worked into children's lullabies. ROCKABYE BABY: LULLABY RENDITIONS...

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Clapton Unimpressed By Industry Accolades

4th October 2006 0:00

ERIC CLAPTON refuses to take his status as a rock god seriously, and insists he takes all the accolades lavished upon him over the years "with a...

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Scissor Sisters: 'We Are A Band First, A Gay Band Second'

4th October 2006 0:00

SCISSOR SISTERS refuse to think of themselves as a gay band, despite three of the five-piece being homosexual. Singer JAKE SHEARS claims their...

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Minnelli: 'My Childlessness Was God's Will'

4th October 2006 0:00

LIZA MINNELLI has explained her string of childless marriages as "God's will". The Hollywood star was desperate for a brood of kids in her youth,...

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Manilow's Emmy Surgery Charm

4th October 2006 0:00

Veteran singer BARRY MANILOW took his Emmy Award with him as a good luck charm when he underwent double hip surgery last month (SEP06). Manilow...

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Elton Launches Candle Range

4th October 2006 0:00

SIR ELTON JOHN has launched a new range of candles and home fragrances in a bid to raise millions for his Elton John AIDS Foundation. The CANDLE IN...

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Us Supreme Court Turns Down Kiss Guitarist's Case

4th October 2006 0:00

An appeal filed by former KISS guitarist VINNIE VINCENT was declined by the US Supreme Court on Monday (02OCT06). Vincent has been involved in a...

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Clapton's Talent 'Declining'

4th October 2006 0:00

Rock great ERIC CLAPTON was stunned when he watched footage of himself on his 1997 blues tour, because he found he was a far better guitarist then...

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Johansson Embarrassed By Spelling Mistake

4th October 2006 0:00

SCARLETT JOHANSSON was mortified when she made a sign to discourage a photographer from taking her picture, only to find out it contained a spelling...

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Fascinating Fact 2208

4th October 2006 0:00

The editors of US magazine Interview are getting their money's worth of SIR ELTON JOHN this month - the regular contributor not only pens his own pop...

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The Things They Say 3050

4th October 2006 0:00

"I think it's hard for her. I've never been a dog person, but she basically got me to buy her dogs so she'll have some company when I leave. Of...

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The Things They Say 3057

4th October 2006 0:00

"Just before the Academy Awards, Robbins came over to me and said, 'If you win, you have to say, "Impeach Bush".'" GEORGE CLOONEY decided against...

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The Things They Say 3049

4th October 2006 0:00

"I've dodged so many bullets. Not only because of unsafe sex, but because of the amount of drugs I did or alcohol. By all rights I shouldn't be here,...

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The Things They Say 3056

4th October 2006 0:00

"Everybody thinks it's easy to drive a vehicle like this. Like riding a bicycle, one has to learn how to properly drive a Segway. Even when a person...

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The Things They Say 3051

4th October 2006 0:00

"It's the only time I get to be the boss. Every other time she gets to be the boss." MARC ANTHONY, and not his superstar wife JENNIFER LOPEZ, takes...

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Fascinating Fact 2210

4th October 2006 0:00

Director OTTO PREMINGER's rarely seen 1959 classic PORGY AND BESS, which has never been released on video or DVD, is being screened at the Los...

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Fascinating Fact 2211

4th October 2006 0:00

The Hollywood Film Festival has selected BEN AFFLECK to receive its Supporting Actor of the Year award. Affleck will receive the honour at the...

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The Things They Say 3052

4th October 2006 0:00

"Taking pharmaceutical heroin - stuff they give to the terminally ill. It comes in tablet form, but I was crushing it up and snorting it." Former...

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The Things They Say 3053

4th October 2006 0:00

"We're both gypsy kids." Country star KEITH URBAN insists he and new bride NICOLE KIDMAN are wanderers.

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Fascinating Fact 2207

4th October 2006 0:00

"They're always sending me pictures on my pager, and I download them and hang them in my apartment." Pop star JANET JACKSON on her relationship with...

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The Things They Say 3054

4th October 2006 0:00

I hated cued choreography and I hated cheerleaders. I thought they were disgusting." DEBORAH HARRY on her onstage dancing techniques.

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The Things They Say 3055

4th October 2006 0:00

"The first two takes, everything was cool, but by take 70 I was like, 'OK, am I doing something wrong? What's wrong with you?'" Rapper NE-YO found...

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Anna Nicole To Be Ordered To Return To Us?

4th October 2006 0:00

LATEST: The photojournalist who claims to be the father of ANNA NICOLE SMITH's baby is sending his lawyer to court today (04OCT06) to obtain an...

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Bennett: 'I'd Like Hector To Teach My Work'

4th October 2006 0:00

Acclaimed British playwright ALAN BENNETT has tipped one of his fictional teachers as the perfect candidate to teach his work in UK schools. ...

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Costner Takes Casino Battle To South Dakota Supreme Court

4th October 2006 0:00

Actor/director KEVIN COSTNER is asking the South Dakota Supreme Court to help him sever ties with two business partners in a Deadwood casino he...

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Simpson Slams Carter Cheating Claims

4th October 2006 0:00

LATEST: Pop star ASHLEE SIMPSON has slammed NICK CARTER's claims they slept together while the BACKSTREET BOY was still dating socialite PARIS...

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Spears Asks Leibovitz To Snap Sutton Pierce

4th October 2006 0:00

Pop superstar BRITNEY SPEARS has reportedly asked ANNIE LEIBOVITZ to photograph her new baby SUTTON PIERCE. Spears gave birth to her second child...

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Photographer Refuses To Sue Federline

4th October 2006 0:00

LATEST: A photographer who claims KEVIN FEDERLINE's bodyguard pushed her camera into her face over the weekend (29SEP-01OCT06) insists she won't file...

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Irwins To Continue Wildlife Work

4th October 2006 0:00

LATEST: TERRI IRWIN is determined to return to the stage at Australia Zoo by Christmas (DEC06) to carry on the work of her husband, Crocodile Hunter...

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Chris Evans Joining Valderrama For Chips?

4th October 2006 0:00

FANTASTIC FOUR star CHRIS EVANS has been cast alongside WILMER VALDERRAMA in the feature film version of the classic TV series CHiPS, according to...

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Hilton Insists She's Single

4th October 2006 0:00

Socialite PARIS HILTON insists she is still single, despite being spotted with former BLINK 182 drummer TRAVIS BARKER in New York City and...

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Hoffman And Blanchett To Direct Plays In Australia

4th October 2006 0:00

Oscar winners PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN and CATE BLANCHETT will both direct stage plays for the Sydney Theatre Company in Australia next year (07). ...

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Simpson And Mayer Seeing Each Other Again?

4th October 2006 0:00

LATEST: JESSICA SIMPSON and JOHN MAYER were spotted at the posh Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on Monday night (02OCT06), just weeks...

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Chase Defends Gibson Arrest

4th October 2006 0:00

Veteran comic CHEVY CHASE has defended his friend MEL GIBSON following his infamous drink-driving arrest in July (06). In an episode of LAW + ORDER...

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Cruise And Holmes Deny Second Pregnancy

4th October 2006 0:00

Hollywood couple TOM CRUISE and KATIE HOLMES has laughed off rumours the actress is pregnant with their second child, just five months after giving...

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History Boys Reveal Classroom Pranks

4th October 2006 0:00

The young cast of English play-turned-movie THE HISTORY BOYS terrorised their on-screen teachers with a string of childish pranks. The boys, who...

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Law Laments Alfie's Masculinity

4th October 2006 0:00

English actor JUDE LAW believes his 2004 flop ALFIE would have been more successful if the lead character had been a woman. Law met his on/off...

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Geldof Daughter In Shoplifting Quiz

4th October 2006 0:00

SIR BOB GELDOF's teenage daughter PEACHES was questioned by security yesterday (03OCT06) after being accused of shoplifting in a central London...

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Pacino: 'My Grandfather Was Born In Corleone'

4th October 2006 0:00

AL PACINO has broken more than three decades of silence by revealing his grandfather was born in Corleone, Sicily - the town his character's family...

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Click Controls The UK Box Office

4th October 2006 0:00

ADAM SANDLER's romantic comedy CLICK took control of the UK and Ireland box office over the weekend (29SEP-01OCT06), taking $3.22 million (GBP1.79...

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Bocelli To Snub Home Country To Sing For England

4th October 2006 0:00

Italian tenor ANDREA BOCELLI has stunned his homeland by declaring he wants to sing the official World Cup song for the England soccer team in 2010. ...

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Mr T: 'I Survived Cancer In The Spotlight, So There's Hope For All'

4th October 2006 0:00

Action man MR T decided to write a book detailing his cancer battle to encourage fellow sufferers that if he can fight the disease in the public eye,...

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Pregnant Katona In Car Smash

4th October 2006 0:00

Former ATOMIC KITTEN singer KERRY KATONA was rushed to hospital on Monday (02OCT06) after a car crash in Lancashire, England. The pregnant TV...

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Abba To Join Cowell's X Factor

4th October 2006 0:00

ABBA legends BENNY ANDERSSON and BJORN ULVAEUS have reportedly agreed to guest judge for music mogul SIMON COWELL's UK talent show THE X FACTOR. The...

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Dj Shadow Fans Get Chance To Make Video

4th October 2006 0:00

Dance star DJ SHADOW has given die-hard fans the chance to record their own video for next single THIS TIME. The Californian mixmeister himself will...

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Duff Offers Financial Advice To Teenagers

4th October 2006 0:00

Singer/actress HILARY DUFF has used the opportunity as guest editor of US magazine Seventeen to hand out financial advice. Duff, who turned 19 last...

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Jet's Neighbour Troubles

4th October 2006 0:00

JET frontman CHRIS CESTER has been forced out of his dream Hollywood home after neighbours tried to get him arrested for late night parties. The ARE...

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Today Show Host Lauer And Pregnant Wife Split

4th October 2006 0:00

American TODAY show host MATT LAUER and his wife of seven years, ANNETTE, have officially separated. Lauer, 48, and his wife reportedly split in...

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Underwood Fronts Literacy Campaign

4th October 2006 0:00

AMERICAN IDOL winner CARRIE UNDERWOOD is fronting a literacy campaign in her home state of Oklahoma, alongside country singer TONY KEITH and actor...

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Bad Brains To Rock Cbgb One Last Time

4th October 2006 0:00

Hardcore legends BAD BRAINS will help close New York City's famed club CBGB next week (09-11OCT06), with three shows featuring the group's original...

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Bonham Carter: 'What's The Fuss About 40?'

4th October 2006 0:00

English actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER found turning 40 an uneventful moment, and is disappointed hitting middle age wasn't as dramatic as she hoped it...

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Britney's Violent Paparazzi Fantasy

4th October 2006 0:00

Singer BRITNEY SPEARS hopes to live out her fantasy of shooting the paparazzi in her next pop video. Spears, who gave birth to her second son SUTTON...

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Ryman Auditorium Honoured As Birthplace Of Bluegrass

4th October 2006 0:00

The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee has officially been named the Birthplace Of Bluegrass at a ceremony attended by banjo player EARL...

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Davies Honoured By Bmi

4th October 2006 0:00

LATEST: THE KINKS founder and frontman RAY DAVIES paid tribute to his bandmates as he accepted the Icon Award from the Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) in...

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Paltrow Blasts Skinny Stars

4th October 2006 0:00

Oscar winner GWYNETH PALTROW has blasted "awful" skinny stars, because she is struggling to lose her post-baby weight. The normally-svelte actress...

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Fratellis Suffering From 'Exhaustion'

4th October 2006 0:00

Rock newcomers THE FRATELLIS have been forced to cancel their appearance at tonight's (04OCT06) Diesel-U-Music Awards after suffering from...

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Barrett Set For Hometown Honour

4th October 2006 0:00

Late PINK FLOYD frontman SYD BARRETT will be honoured in his hometown of Cambridge, England, with a statue. The psychedelic rock legend died aged 60...

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The Things They Say 3046

4th October 2006 0:00

"I mean, there was a time when the first thing I'd look for in a hotel room was the minibar. And I'd empty it within half an hour. And then, 'What am...

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Burrell Turns Winemaker

4th October 2006 0:00

Late British royal DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES' former butler PAUL BURRELL is launching his own wine business. The former aide is releasing the 'Royal...

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The Things They Say 3048

4th October 2006 0:00

"I'd been having attention from girls, but with Charlotte, this wasn't allowed. She'd have a tantrum, so I said, 'OK, I won't speak to any girls ever...

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Fascinating Fact 2206

4th October 2006 0:00

A T-shirt worn by JAMES DEAN on the set of REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE will be put up for auction online by the Heritage Auction Galleries in Dallas,...

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The Things They Say 3044

4th October 2006 0:00

"It's a kick in the teeth to all those women who worked so hard to improve our rights. It is just getting out of control." Curvy SCISSOR SISTERS...

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The Things They Say 3043

4th October 2006 0:00

"One day I'd love to say a lot more - because there is a lot more." New Zealand model RACHEL HUNTER promises fans she will reveal the secrets of her...

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The Things They Say 3045

4th October 2006 0:00

"If I'm blessed in that department, great. If it doesn't happen then obviously someone doesn't want me having kids." SANDRA BULLOCK, 42, is allowing...

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The Things They Say 3047

4th October 2006 0:00

"Now, I ain't no shrink, but I don't shrink away from no challenge either. I'm just teaching fools some basic rules." MR T talks about his approach...

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Skinner's Wednesday Name

4th October 2006 0:00

THE STREETS rapper MIKE SKINNER refuses to answer to his name on Wednesdays, after declaring he will only answer to M.Y.COOL. The English MC insists...

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Netflix Announces $1-Million Prize

4th October 2006 17:26

Netflix, the online DVD rental company, said Sunday that it would award $1million -- The Netflix Prize -- to the software developer who could...

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U.s. Losing $20.5 Billion To Movie Pirates

4th October 2006 17:26

In an analysis of figures by the Motion Picture Association of Americashowing that motion picture piracy costs the major movie studios $6.1billion in...

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Theater Shuts Down Rather Than Screen "Drivel"

4th October 2006 17:26

The two-screen Lorraine Theater in Hoopeston, IL, reopened for businessFriday following a two-week protest shutdown by owner Greg Boardman.Boardman...

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Sony Loses Power

4th October 2006 17:26

Despite the continued success of its motion picture business, shares in SonyCorp. fell to a 2-1/2-month low today (Monday) over news of...

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Kutcher Is No. 1 & 2; Jackass Is No. 3

4th October 2006 17:26

It was a good weekend for Ashton Kutcher movies. Sony’s animatedOpen Season, in which he provides the voice of a smooth-talking deer,opened in...

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Broadcast Tv Makes A Comeback

4th October 2006 17:26

Broadcast television, long thought to be on the wane, appears to be making aremarkable comeback this season, Advertising Age observed today(Monday),...

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Segregation Ousted From Survivor

4th October 2006 17:26

In the end, racial and ethnic segregation on Survivor survived foronly two weeks. On Thursday night’s episode, host Jeff Probst suddenlyand...

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Former Espn Commentator: Espn Is "A Monopoly"

4th October 2006 17:26

Kansas City Star columnist Jason Whitlock, fired last week as an ESPNcommentator after calling fellow ESPN commentator Mike Lupica “aninsecure,...

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Can't Air On Tv? Put News On The Web

4th October 2006 17:26

While ABC was unable to provide details on the air of Florida CongressmanMark Foley’s sexually explicit emails and instant messages to...

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Fox's Ailes: "I Wouldn't Change Places With Anybody Else"

4th October 2006 17:26

Fox News chief Roger Ailes says that although he’s disappointed by asteep 13-percent decline in primetime viewership this year...

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Networks In Tight Sunday-night Battle

4th October 2006 17:26

Sunday-night competition between the networks turned out to be as fierce asthe gridiron action on NBC’s NFL telecast. At 7:00 Mike...

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Wright Denies He's Quitting Nbc Universal

4th October 2006 17:26

NBC Universal CEO Bob Wright accused News Corp of concocting stories that heis planning an early departure and that an informal executive search...

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