Music, Movie and Entertainment News 4th December 2007

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Otep Star Silenced Between Shows

4th December 2007 1:46

OTEP star OTEP SHAMAYA has been struck dumb between shows on the group's tour after learning she has a polyp on her left vocal cord. The rock singer...

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Maines Campaigns For Release Of 'Wrongfully Convicted' Murderers

4th December 2007 1:46

Outspoken DIXIE CHICKS star NATALIE MAINES is campaigning for the release of three men she claims were wrongfully convicted of murder as teenagers in...

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Singer Arjona Killed By Hitman's Bullet

4th December 2007 1:46

Mexican singer ZAYDA PENA ARJONA has been shot and killed in a Tamaulipas motel. The 28-year-old Zayda y Los Culpables star was killed by a reported...

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Latino Star Arjona Launches New Wine

4th December 2007 1:46

Guatemalan singer RICARDO ARJONA has become the latest celebrity to invest in wine after launching a new vintage called Santo Pecado. Named after...

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Rocker Gommans Suffers Mid-air Seizure

4th December 2007 1:46

Dutch rocker SANDER GOMMANS is recovering after suffering a seizure on his way to a show in the Czech Republic on Friday (30Nov07). The After...

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Crowes Confirm New Members

4th December 2007 1:46

Rockers THE BLACK CROWES have confirmed LUTHER DICKINSON and ADAM MACDOUGALL as their new guitarist and keyboardist respectively. North Mississippi...

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Scherzinger Dons $3 Million In Jewels, But Beyonce Dazzles

4th December 2007 1:46

PUSSYCAT DOLLS star NICOLE SCHERZINGER wore $3 million (GBP1.5 million) worth of diamonds for her rendition of MARILYN MONROE's DIAMONDS ARE A GIRL'S...

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Heigl: 'Husband-to-be Is Such A Bastard'

4th December 2007 1:46

KNOCKED UP star KATHERINE HEIGL will never forgive her husband-to-be JOSH KELLEY for playing hard to get when they first started dating. Kelley...

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Lohan Bodyguard Sues U.s. Magazine For Libel

4th December 2007 1:46

A former bodyguard of LINDSAY LOHAN is suing Star magazine for libel, claiming the U.S. publication printed his photo alongside an article in which...

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Dempsey Is New Face Of Versace

4th December 2007 1:46

GREY'S ANATOMY star PATRICK DEMPSEY has signed on as the new face of fashion house Versace. The actor will front the company's 2008 men's...

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Fascinating Fact 4424

4th December 2007 1:46

ANTHRAX guitarist SCOTT IAN finished sixth in the Beauty And The Bet poker tournament in Las Vegas on Sunday (02Dec07).

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Selleck Considered Quitting After Premiere Dog Tragedy

4th December 2007 1:46

TOM SELLECK considered quitting the movie business after watching film fans crush a dog to death during a stampede at a movie premiere in Paris. The...

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Penn Keen To Quit Acting

4th December 2007 1:46

SEAN PENN is keen to turn his back on acting because he no longer enjoys the process, and finds himself bored and homesick on film sets. The...

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Monroe's Pal Wants Johansson Or Bosworth To Play Her On Screen

4th December 2007 1:46

MARILYN MONROE's one-time best friend JEANNE CARMEN wants SCARLETT JOHANSSON or KATE BOSWORTH to play her in a new biopic because mum-to-be CHRISTINA...

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Bale To Star In Terminator Sequel

4th December 2007 1:46

Actor CHRISTIAN BALE has reportedly signed up to star in the fourth TERMINATOR film. The actor will play John Connor in Terminator Salvation: The...

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Beowulf Still Slaying Global Box Office

4th December 2007 1:46

BEOWULF continues to slay the competition at the international box office - the animated warrior epic is the world's number one film for a third...

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Fascinating Fact 4425

4th December 2007 1:46

HEROES star ZACHARY QUINTO learned he had been signed up to play a young MR. SPOCK in the upcoming STAR TREK prequel on his 20th birthday in June...

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A Sunday In Kigali Wins At Kuala Lumpur Festival

4th December 2007 1:46

Canadian movie A SUNDAY IN KIGALI emerged the big winner at the Kuala Lumpur International Film Festival on Sunday (02Dec07). Directed by Robert...

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Dancing With Sweeney Todd Made Bonham Carter Sick

4th December 2007 1:46

HELENA BONHAM CARTER struggled through dancing scenes in new movie musical SWEENEY TODD because she was three months pregnant with director TIM...

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The Things They Say 6370

4th December 2007 1:46

"I've always been frightened of karaoke so I never tried it. It scares the hell out of me... And I've never been that drunk." JOHNNY DEPP, who debuts...

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The Things They Say 6369

4th December 2007 1:46

"Just because our beliefs are different, does that mean we are not allowed to be friends? Does that mean I need to take out my Bible and club him...

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Mark Wallinger Wins Turner Prize

4th December 2007 6:31

Mark Wallinger has been awarded the Turner prize for Sleeper 2004/5 at a ceremony in Liverpool.The British artist spent ten consecutive nights...

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Williams To Publicly Apologise To Manager

4th December 2007 7:25

British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS has been forced to publicly apologise to his former manager NIGEL MARTIN-SMITH. Martin-Smith - who managed boy band...

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Mccartney Slams The British Press

4th December 2007 7:25

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has launched a scathing attack on the British press - insisting U.K. newspapers "lack integrity". The Beatle insists his...

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Parton Plays Down Council Feud Over Visit

4th December 2007 7:25

LATEST: Country legend DOLLY PARTON has played down reports of a feud over her visit to England for the launch of her children's literacy scheme. ...

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Morrissey: 'I Am Not Racist'

4th December 2007 7:25

LATEST: MORRISSEY has insisted he is not racist after he was accused of using "naive and inflammatory" language on the topic of immigration in...

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Fascinating Fact 4426

4th December 2007 7:25

The white fur-trimmed Berglund of Copenhagen jacket BRITNEY SPEARS picked up as a birthday gift on Saturday night (01Dec07) cost $7,000 (GBP3,500).

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Desperately Seeking Susan's Disastrous Losses

4th December 2007 7:25

LATEST: Disastrous ticket sales for the London stage adaptation of DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN are estimated to have lost producers $7 million (GBP3.5...

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Labelle Insisted Usher's Bride Wear Antique Jewellery

4th December 2007 7:25

Soul star PATTI LABELLE felt so terrible when a family tragedy kept her from attending stylist and pal TAMEKA FOSTER's September (07) wedding to...

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Chesney Sells Out Stadium In 15 Minutes

4th December 2007 7:25

Country star KENNY CHESNEY's 26 July (08) concert at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts sold out in just 15 minutes on Monday (03Dec07). The...

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Simmons Signs Up For Ugly Betty Cameo

4th December 2007 7:25

Rocker GENE SIMMONS is the latest celebrity to sign up for a guest role in hit U.S. TV show UGLY BETTY. The Kiss frontman is rumoured to be playing...

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Richie + Madden Launch Charity Mums Giveaway

4th December 2007 7:25

Pregnant socialite NICOLE RICHIE and her rocker boyfriend JOEL MADDEN hosted a surprise baby shower party for 100 shocked, expectant and new mums on...

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Kite Runner Producers Were 'Wrong' Over Local Casting

4th December 2007 7:25

Executives behind new movie THE KITE RUNNER were "mistaken" to cast Afghanistan locals in the film - because bosses didn't fully understand the...

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Trump Eyeing Northern Irish Golf Resort

4th December 2007 7:25

U.S. property tycoon DONALD TRUMP is setting his sights across the Irish sea after his bid to build a $1 billion (GBP500 million) golf resort in...

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Tiger Attack At Hedren's Nature Reserve

4th December 2007 7:25

A man has been attacked by a tiger at an endangered big cats sanctuary founded by MELANIE GRIFFITH's mother TIPPI HEDREN. Caretaker Chris Orr was...

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Cowell Terrified Of Dickinson

4th December 2007 7:25

Music mogul SIMON COWELL is terrified by former supermodel JANICE DICKINSON - because she is so intimidating. The American Idol judge is famed for...

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Penn + Krakauer Pay Cocktail Tribute To Dead Wanderer

4th December 2007 7:25

SEAN PENN and author JON KRAKAUER celebrated the life of real-life hero CHRIS MCCANDLESS by sipping the tragic adventurer's favourite drink during a...

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Lohan Tops Dumbest List

4th December 2007 7:25

LINDSAY LOHAN has topped a new list of dumb celebrities. New York's Daily News has judged stars based on their IQs, poor fashion choices and bad...

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Cruz Honoured By Spanish Queen

4th December 2007 7:25

Actress PENELOPE CRUZ has been honoured by QUEEN SOFIA of Spain for promoting Hispanic culture around the globe. The Spanish star was given her...

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The Things They Say 6371

4th December 2007 7:25

"I love living. I think that's infectious. That's something you can't fake. And I think the camera can feel I'm happy doing what I do." WILL SMITH...

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Richie Launches Charity For Kids

4th December 2007 8:12

Reality television star Nicole Richie has opened a charity for children in Los Angeles.People magazine reports that The Simple Life star, who is...

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Heigl 'Went All-out Over Man'

4th December 2007 8:12

Katherine Heigl has said she spared no effort and broke all conventional dating rules in order to get her boyfriend to propose to her.In an interview...

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Crowe Replaces Pitt

4th December 2007 10:52

Russell Crowe has stepped in to replace Brad Pitt in political thriller State of Play, after the Fight Club star withdrew from the project.The part...

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Mika Postpones London Shows

4th December 2007 11:53

Pop singer Mika has been forced to postpone two London shows after being diagnosed with a virus.The Grace Kelly star was scheduled to perform at...

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Kylie Sells Out And Adds Dates

4th December 2007 11:53

Seven extra dates have been added to Kylie Minogue's UK tour after the first eight gigs sold out in under two hours.Tickets for concerts in London,...

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Marc Bannerman Says He Was A "Rat" Over Jungle Relationship

4th December 2007 12:13

I'M A CELEBRITY star MARC BANNERMAN refers to himself as a "rat" for the way he handled his on-screen relationship with fellow camper CERYS...

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Janet Shuns Jackson Family Reunion

4th December 2007 12:30

JANET JACKSON has refused to join her siblings in a JACKSON FAMILY world tour - because she is reportedly trying to distance herself from her...

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Wyclef Slams 'Unjust' Haiti Aids Research

4th December 2007 12:30

Rapper WYCLEF JEAN has hit out at research that claims the AIDS virus entered the U.S. via his native country of Haiti, branding the study...

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Spears Avoids Trouble At Birthday Bash

4th December 2007 12:30

BRITNEY SPEARS celebrated her birthday in an unusually sedate and low-key fashion on Saturday (01Dec07) night. Spears, who turned 26 on Sunday...

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Minogue Extends U.k. Tour

4th December 2007 12:30

KYLIE MINOGUE has added extra dates to her U.K. tour after the first eight shows sold out in less than two hours. Tickets for the Australian...

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Halliwell Apologises For Quitting Past Tour

4th December 2007 12:30

SPICE GIRL GERI HALLIWELL issued an emotional apology to her bandmates and fans at their comeback gig in Vancouver, Canada, on Sunday (02Dec07) - for...

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Melua's Charity Call To Tv Bosses

4th December 2007 12:30

Singer KATIE MELUA is pleading with bosses of British TV show THE X FACTOR to donate profits from their Christmas single to charity. The 23-year-old...

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Church To Host Talent Show

4th December 2007 12:30

Singer CHARLOTTE CHURCH has signed on to present British composer ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's new TV talent contest. The 21-year-old - whose singing...

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The Things They Say 6372

4th December 2007 12:30

"I had a few worries with my knee at the start of the show, it was telling me: 'You're too old for that!'" SPORTY SPICE MELANIE CHISHOLM won't be...

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Fascinating Fact 4427

4th December 2007 12:30

Soccer star DAVID BECKHAM, husband of POSH SPICE VICTORIA, bought each of the SPICE GIRLS a bracelet to celebrate the start of their world tour in...

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Page: 'Collins Was A Disastrous Drummer'

4th December 2007 12:30

JIMMY PAGE has blamed PHIL COLLINS' poor percussion skills for ruining one of LED ZEPPELIN's previous attempts at a reunion gig. The guitarist, 62,...

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Fascinating Fact 4429

4th December 2007 12:30

Punk legends the SEX PISTOLS have signed up to headline one of three nights at the U.K.'s Isle of Wight Festival in June of next year (08).

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Fascinating Fact 4428

4th December 2007 12:30

TAKE THAT star GARY BARLOW feared he would miss his wife during the band's U.K. Beautiful World tour - so hired her as a backing dancer.

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Mills To Revise Autobiography

4th December 2007 12:30

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's estranged wife HEATHER MILLS is planning to remarket her autobiography - after revising it to include details of her failed...

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Moss Makes It Into Who's Who

4th December 2007 12:30

Supermodel KATE MOSS has secured a place in the annual list of notable living Britains, after she was named in the new edition of WHO'S WHO. The...

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Bonham Carter's Breast Problems

4th December 2007 12:30

British actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER's breasts caused major problems during the filming of her new movie SWEENEY TODD. The 41-year-old is currently...

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Green No Longer Bond's Girl

4th December 2007 12:30

Actress EVA GREEN has quashed rumours she will make an appearance in the next JAMES BOND film. The 27-year-old French beauty, who played the secret...

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Sawyer Ridicules New York Mayor

4th December 2007 12:30

U.S. TV host DIANE SAWYER has risked offending Mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg - by branding him a "munchkin". The feisty news anchor was...

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Crowe Saves State Of Play

4th December 2007 12:30

LATEST: RUSSELL CROWE has been confirmed as BRAD PITT's replacement in political thriller STATE OF PLAY after Hollywood-strike related issues forced...

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Ritchie: 'Madonna Knows Best'

4th December 2007 12:30

British director GUY RITCHIE is happy to let his wife MADONNA give him career advice - because she always knows best. The 39-year-old filmmaker has...

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Everett Desperate To Get Tattooed

4th December 2007 12:30

British actor RUPERT EVERETT is desperate to get his first tattoo - blaming his new life ambition on a "mid-life crisis". The My Best Friend's...

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Kidman Trades Career For Touring

4th December 2007 12:30

NICOLE KIDMAN is scaling back on the number of movies she stars in - because she hates being apart from husband KEITH URBAN. The 40-year-old actress...

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Dickinson's Threesome With Jones And Lundgren

4th December 2007 12:30

Former supermodel JANICE DICKINSON once enjoyed a drug-fuelled threesome with singing icon GRACE JONES and 1980s movie hunk DOLPH LUNDGREN. The...

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Knightley: 'Mcavoy Is Atonement Star, Not Me'

4th December 2007 12:30

British actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY has dismissed reports she is a demanding star - by insisting her co-star JAMES MCAVOY take the credit for the movie's...

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The Things They Say 6374

4th December 2007 12:30

"He has a complete solidity with the character. He cannot be swayed. You cannot get him out of character. I've never seen anything like it. It's...

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The Things They Say 6373

4th December 2007 12:30

"It's tough sometimes. There are days when you just want to stay in bed. But in my business there are no sick days, there is no option to hide from...

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Hope Deny Scraps

4th December 2007 12:34

X Factor rejects Hope have denied that their time on the ITV1 talent show was marred by internal rivalries.Rumours had persisted that the dominant...

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Kite Runner Stars In Hiding

4th December 2007 12:54

Four young stars of upcoming film The Kite Runner have been shipped out of Afghanistan after fears arose concerning their safety.The four - aged 11...

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Weiland Denies Dui

4th December 2007 16:33

LATEST: SCOTT WEILAND's publicist has denied the singer was driving under the influence when he crashed his car in California last month (Nov07). ...

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Minogue Accused Of Diva Behaviour On U.k. Tv Show

4th December 2007 16:33

Australian pop star KYLIE MINOGUE has been accused of "behaving like a diva" on the U.K. version of reality TV show DANCING WITH THE STARS. The...

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Allen's Violent Nanny

4th December 2007 16:33

LILY ALLEN's childhood prayers were answered when her mother rescued her from the violent wrath of a nanny - a moment of divine intervention that...

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Keys Shuts Down The Pyramids

4th December 2007 16:33

R+B star ALICIA KEYS' aides once ushered tourists out of an ancient Egyptian tourist attraction - so the singer could sing in private. Keys was...

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Kidnapped Mexican Singer Found Strangled

4th December 2007 16:33

The lead singer of popular Mexican band K-PAZ DE LA SIERRA has been found dead after he was kidnapped following a concert on Sunday night (02Dec07). ...

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The Things They Say 6375

4th December 2007 16:33

"He's the unluckiest driver in London, I'll tell you that. I don't know why he bothers. Why doesn't he start getting black cabs?" THE VERVE frontman...

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The Verve: 'Political Correctness Is Stifling Music'

4th December 2007 16:33

Reformed British rockers THE VERVE have hit out at political correctness - insisting the 'Big Brother' culture is stifling the music industry. ...

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Carter Enforces Media Ban

4th December 2007 16:33

GALLOWS frontman FRANK CARTER is boycotting interviews because he is sick of having his words twisted by the press. The British singer will enforce...

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Mccartney Obsessed With 17th Century Oil Painting

4th December 2007 16:33

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is obsessed with an iconic 17th century oil painting known as The Guitar Player. The star, 65, has reportedly viewed the work -...

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Bad Seeds Make Comeback

4th December 2007 16:33

Rockers NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS will mark their comeback with an album about biblical figure LAZARUS. The album Dig, Lazarus, Dig! - which...

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Fascinating Fact 4432

4th December 2007 16:33

British rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS have released two new songs on a limited edition record - under the secret codename THE DEATH RAMPS. In their new...

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Fascinating Fact 4431

4th December 2007 16:33

COLIN FARRELL, JOHN CUSACK, WILLIAM SHATNER and DANNY DeVITO were among the A-list stars who turned out to watch the return performances of CAROLE...

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Fascinating Fact 4430

4th December 2007 16:33

A 25th anniversary edition of MICHAEL JACKSON's THRILLER album will be re-released with reworked versions of songs by KANYE WEST, AKON and WILL.I.AM....

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Maclaine Honoured In Santa Fe

4th December 2007 16:33

SHIRLEY MACLAINE is flattered to have been honoured at the Santa Fe Film Festival on Saturday (01Dec07) - because the prize means more to her than...

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Clinton Hostage-taker Detained For Mental Exam

4th December 2007 16:33

LATEST: A judge has ordered a mental evaluation of the man accused of taking hostages at U.S. senator HILLARY CLINTON's campaign office on Friday...

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Farrow Attacks Sudan's 'Cruel' Leaders

4th December 2007 16:33

Actress MIA FARROW has blasted Sudanese leaders for jailing a British schoolteacher accused of blasphemy, calling their treatment of her a typical...

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Crash Director Sues Over Royalties Dispute

4th December 2007 16:33

CRASH director PAUL HAGGIS is suing one of his co-producers on the Oscar-winning movie over $4.7 million (GBP2.3 million) in unpaid royalties. ...

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Heigl: 'Marriage Is A Crapshoot'

4th December 2007 16:33

Actress KATHERINE HEIGL has described marriage as a "crapshoot" - just three weeks before she weds singer JOSH KELLEY. The Knocked Up star and...

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Cox To Make Stage Debut

4th December 2007 16:33

STARDUST actor CHARLIE COX is taking a break from the big screen to make his stage debut on London's West End. The star, 24, will make his first...

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Arrested Development Movie Plans Close To Completion?

4th December 2007 16:33

Plans for a movie adaptation of U.S. hit series ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT are getting closer to completion - after a number of meetings with the show's...

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Blair Splits From Felker

4th December 2007 16:33

Actress SELMA BLAIR has split from her boyfriend of one year, MATTHEW FELKER. The Cruel Intentions star, 35 - who began dating the model/actor after...

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Costner Fights To Preserve Sherwood Forest

4th December 2007 16:33

Hollywood star KEVIN COSTNER is lending his support to save England's Sherwood Forest - the home of legendary outlaw ROBIN HOOD. The actor, who...

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The Things They Say 6377

4th December 2007 16:33

"How are you gonna know nothing about Scientology and attack somebody...? How can I condemn someone for what they believe and I believe that God was...

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The Things They Say 6376

4th December 2007 16:33

"It's so dirty because I never take it off. I'd rather have a dirty ring than lose it down the sink. Look, it's like a big cloud." Supermodel HEIDI...

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Fascinating Fact 4433

4th December 2007 16:33

Director GONZALO ARIJON's STRANDED, about the survivors of a 1972 plane crash in the Andes who resorted to cannibalism, won the top award at the...

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Compensation Awarded In Barrymore Pool Death Case

4th December 2007 16:33

The father of the man who was found dead at the home of British entertainer MICHAEL BARRYMORE six years ago has been awarded compensation. The body...

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The Things They Say 6378

4th December 2007 16:33

"It was hell, awful, I wouldn't recommend it to anybody!" Actor DANIEL CRAIG jokes about working with THE GOLDEN COMPASS co-star NICOLE KIDMAN.

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Led Zeppelin To Play Two-hour Set

4th December 2007 16:35

LED ZEPPELIN have promise to treat fans to a two hour long set at their reunion show.NME has reported that guitarist JIMMY PAGE revealed that those...

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Fcc Approves Tribune Sale

4th December 2007 18:33

The FCC on Monday approved the sale of the Tribune Co. to a group led by investor Sam Zell for $8.2 billion and granted a permanent waiver of its...

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Are Studios Growing "Conciliatory?"

4th December 2007 18:33

Talks between the Writers Guild of America and the Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers are expected to resume today (Tuesday)...

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Networks Release Strike Schedules

4th December 2007 18:33

CBS and NBC on Monday unveiled revised schedules for winter that take into account an extended strike by the Writers Guild of America. The schedules,...

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Dvd Sales Spin Down

4th December 2007 18:33

For the first year since DVDs came on the market a decade ago, studios and retailers are expected to report a sales decline in the format this year....

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Fox News Blocks Political Ad

4th December 2007 18:33

A group calling itself the Center for Constitutional Rights accused the Fox News Channel Monday of refusing to allow it to buy ad time for a spot...

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Cuban Wants Cubs

4th December 2007 18:33

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban insists that he's dead serious about making an attempt to buy the Chicago Cubs from Sam Zell once the sale of...

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Weekend After Thanksgiving Is A Turkey

4th December 2007 18:33

On the weekend following the Thanksgiving holiday, when the box office ordinarily takes a dip, attendance reached its lowest point in over a decade,...

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Hd Dvd Users Going Online For Extras

4th December 2007 18:33

While ordinarily the "extras" that are included on DVD packages are not available for downloading, studios releasing films in the HD DVD...

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Fox Bites Apple

4th December 2007 18:33

Twentieth Century Fox has apparently been successful in persuading Apple to increase the wholesale fee it pays for movies on its iTunes Music Store....

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Bolton Quashes Sheridan Pregnancy Rumours

4th December 2007 19:35

Singer MICHAEL BOLTON has quashed reports his fiancee NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN is pregnant, insisting the baby rumours are "ridiculous". Last month...

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Allen Attacks Beautiful America

4th December 2007 19:35

Singer LILY ALLEN has blasted appearance-obsessed Americans for piling pressure on women to look perfect. The LDN star was left red-faced on a trip...

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Darr Stunned By Wentz Legal Confusion

4th December 2007 19:35

NEUROSONIC rocker JASON DARR is stunned his claim FALL OUT BOY's PETE WENTZ is threatening legal action against the band has been taken seriously. ...

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Spice 1 In Critical Condition After Double Shooting

4th December 2007 19:35

Rapper SPICE 1 is in a critical condition in hospital after he was shot in the chin and chest on Monday morning (03Dec07). Spice 1 - real name...

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Pink Sued For Copyright Infringement

4th December 2007 19:35

Pop star PINK has been hit with a copyright infringement lawsuit by a musician who claims he has not been paid for work on the singer's 2001 album,...

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Fascinating Fact 4434

4th December 2007 19:35

AMY WINEHOUSE received an unexpected visitor in the early hours of Tuesday (04Dec07) morning. BABYSHAMBLES frontman PETE DOHERTY arrived at the...

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Le Bon: 'I Never Thought We'd Work With Timberlake'

4th December 2007 19:35

DURAN DURAN star SIMON LE BON was elated when JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE stepped into the studio to record a song with his band - because he never believed...

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Toys Flood In For Mottola's Newborn

4th December 2007 19:35

Music mogul TOMMY MOTTOLA and his Mexican pop star wife THALIA have been flooded with gifts from celebrity friends CELINE DION and BILLY JOEL...

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Knievel Estate Sued By Injured Studio Boss

4th December 2007 19:35

A former Hollywood executive attacked by EVEL KNIEVEL 30 years ago is bidding to win back more than $100 million (GBP50 million) in unpaid damages...

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The Things They Say 6380

4th December 2007 19:35

"KEITH (RICHARDS)'s still getting a buzz out of playing GIMME SHELTER. If I was him, I'd be in the coffin with me fingers on me guitar, shaped on...

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The Things They Say 6379

4th December 2007 19:35

"It looked horrible and the piercing was too big - I looked like a troll." Portly singer BETH DITTO on a disastrous lip ring.

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Mendes Rules Out Cosmetic Surgery

4th December 2007 19:35

Actress EVA MENDES has vowed never to go under the knife, because she deems having perfect looks "boring". The 2 Fast 2 Furious star, who regularly...

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Mcavoy Credits Scots Roots For His Kissing Skills

4th December 2007 19:35

Actor JAMES MCAVOY credits his Scottish upbringing for his reputation as Hollywood's number one kisser. Atonement co-star Keira Knightley recently...

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'Inaccurate' Sweeney Todd Promo Campaign Scrapped

4th December 2007 19:35

Film bosses have been forced to withdraw posters promoting JOHNNY DEPP's new movie SWEENEY TODD because of major historical inaccuracies. In the...

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Lohan And Ledger?

4th December 2007 19:35

LINDSAY LOHAN ditched snowboarder lover RILEY GILES after hooking up with single Oscar-nominated star HEATH LEDGER, according to reports. The...

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Andy Lau Tops Poll Of Sexy Chinese Men

4th December 2007 19:35

Hong Kong actor ANDY LAU has topped a poll of the most desirable Chinese men in the world. The survey of over 100 Western women was carried out in...

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Winner To Leave Home To British Public

4th December 2007 19:35

Filmmaker MICHAEL WINNER is so set on turning his London mansion into a public museum after his death, he has the instruction written into his will. ...

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Kidman's Lingerie Saved Her Wardrobe Malfunction Blushes

4th December 2007 19:35

Actress NICOLE KIDMAN is thankful for her tasteful choice in lingerie - because her undergarments saved her from complete embarrassment when she...

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Dickinson: 'Stallone Dressed Up In Uniform For Sex'

4th December 2007 19:35

Former supermodel JANICE DICKINSON has hailed SYLVESTER STALLONE a "great lover" - especially when he dressed up in army uniform for sex. DICkinson,...

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Cusack Ditched Class To Star In First Film

4th December 2007 19:35

JOHN CUSACK turned his back on school to pursue an acting career - because he was convinced he knew everything. As a precocious teen actor, Cusack...

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Craig Uses Books To Cure Insomnia

4th December 2007 19:35

JAMES BOND star DANIEL CRAIG uses books to cure his insomnia. The actor is so energised when he is working on a movie set, he struggles to sleep...

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Grant Joins Fight To Save London Music Hall

4th December 2007 19:35

British actor HUGH GRANT has given his support to a campaign to save a historic London music hall from demolition. The Notting Hill star has put his...

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The Things They Say 6383

4th December 2007 19:35

"I've been doing it forever, and I still don't know what's right and what's not. I'm constantly putting my foot in my mouth." Actor JOAQUIN PHOENIX...

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The Things They Say 6382

4th December 2007 19:35

"Who knows - by the end of this next project we might be so tired of each other that we never want to see each other again." RUSSELL CROWE threatens...

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The Things They Say 6381

4th December 2007 19:35

"I have stared in the face of death and I can tell you, it's just boring." DEATH WISH director MICHAEL WINNER on contracting a life-threatening...

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The Things They Say 6384

4th December 2007 19:35

"I'd like to get into bed with THE QUEEN - and her Corgis." Former supermodel JANICE DICKINSON is keen to bed the British monarch and her many dogs.

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Rapper Pimp C Discovered Dead

4th December 2007 20:06

Rapper PIMP C has been found dead in a Hollywood hotel room. He was 33. The UGK member was discovered in bed by paramedics answering an emergency...

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Bauhaus To Split For Good After 'Incident'

4th December 2007 22:08

British goth rock supergroup BAUHAUS are to split for good after releasing one final album in 2008. The Bela Lugosi's Dead hitmakers reunited to...

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Adams Upset Over Fowl Play In Canada

4th December 2007 22:08

Rocker BRYAN ADAMS has become the latest celebrity to take aim at fast food giants Kentucky Fried Chicken, urging the Canadian arm of the company to...

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Led Zeppelin Bonnaroo Rumours Quashed

4th December 2007 22:08

LATEST: The organisers of Tennessee's Bonnaroo Festival have quashed internet rumours that reformed rock legends LED ZEPPELIN and METALLICA will...

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Rapper Pimp C Discovered Dead

4th December 2007 22:08

Rapper PIMP C has been found dead in a Hollywood hotel room. He was 33. The UGK star - real name Chad Butler - was discovered in bed by paramedics...

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Fascinating Fact 4435

4th December 2007 22:08

Astronaut LELAND MELVIN will take a copy of QUINCY JONES' 1969 track WALKING IN SPACE to use as his `wake-up music' when Space Shuttle Atlantis lifts...

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Albarn To Guest Edit Bbc Radio Show

4th December 2007 22:08

BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN has signed up to guest edit an episode of BBC radio show TODAY over the Christmas (07) holiday period. The Beetlebum...

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Hudson Re-tapes Botched Somewhere

4th December 2007 22:08

Oscar-winning DREAMGIRLS star JENNIFER HUDSON was so disappointed with her performance of SOMEWHERE from WEST SIDE STORY at the Movies Rock event in...

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Usher 'Resigned' His Mum

4th December 2007 22:08

R+B hunk USHER "resigned" his mother as his manager - so she could dedicate her time to becoming a wife and grandmother to his baby boy. Reports...

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Voight: 'Bush Is No Dummy'

4th December 2007 22:08

Embattled U.S. President GEORGE W. BUSH has been given an odd boost by movie star JON VOIGHT, who has become an expert on American leaders. The...

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Quaids Sue Drug Manufacturer

4th December 2007 22:08

LATEST: Actor DENNIS QUAID and his wife KIMBERLY are suing a healthcare company for manufacturing a drug they claim left they twin babies critically...

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The Things They Say 6385

4th December 2007 22:08

"Tameka's given me one of the greatest gifts I'll ever have. With a child, now I have a purpose. I understand love. I understand how my mother loves...

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The Sounds Of Christmas Are A Big Hit In The U.s.

4th December 2007 22:08

More than 1,500 different holiday songs have been played on radio stations across the U.S. since Thanksgiving Day (25Nov07), according to the...

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Actor Rodgers Dies

4th December 2007 22:08

Veteran British actor ANTON RODGERS has died. He was 74. Rodgers starred in movies including Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and The Merchant Of Venice, but...

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Hennessy Welcomes Second Son

4th December 2007 22:08

U.S. TV star JILL HENNESSY has given birth to a baby boy. The Crossing Jordan actress, 39, and her husband Paolo Mastropietro welcomed their second...

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Cusack Accuses Celebrities Of 'Courting Fame'

4th December 2007 22:08

Actor JOHN CUSACK blames his publicity-seeking peers for the public's obsession with celebrity. The highly-private High Fidelity star claims he...

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Smith Pokes Fun At Sleepy Japanese Journalist

4th December 2007 22:08

WILL SMITH humiliated a Japanese journalist who fell asleep during a recent press conference by insisting on having his photo taken with the snoozing...

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The Things They Say 6386

4th December 2007 22:08

"My wife did laugh her head off. She found it hilarious." THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND star JAMES MCAVOY on being named People magazine's fifth sexiest...

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Reilly To Tour As Country Character

4th December 2007 22:08

Actor JOHN C. REILLY is taking his comedy music character from new movie WALK HARD: THE DEWEY COX STORY on the road for a series of concerts this...

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Meester Denies Crawford Romance

4th December 2007 22:08

U.S. TV actor LEIGHTON MEESTER has dismissed speculation she's dating her GOSSIP GIRLS co-star CHACE CRAWFORD, insisting they're just "really happy...

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Raiders Star Allen Shocked By Spielberg Call

4th December 2007 22:08

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK star KAREN ALLEN was stunned when STEVEN SPIELBERG phoned her and asked her to be part of the new INDIANA JONES movie -...

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The Things They Say 6387

4th December 2007 22:08

"I look at myself in the mirror and wondered if I could play Nic Cage's father and now we've become pals and I feel paternal with him." JON VOIGHT on...

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Kingsley + Ruffalo Join Dicaprio On Scorsese Movie

4th December 2007 22:08

BEN KINGSLEY and MARK RUFFALO have signed up to star alongside LEONARDO DiCAPRIO in MARTIN SCORSESE's upcoming movie SHUTTER ISLAND. DiCaprio will...

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