Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 5th January 2007

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Brown's Widow Fears She's Lost Home

5th January 2007 0:00

LATEST: JAMES BROWN's widow TOMI RAE HYNIE fears she has lost the mansion she has called home for the past decade as part of a shady tax-saving move...

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Tough Guy Campanella Dead

5th January 2007 0:00

TV and movie tough guy FRANK CAMPANELLA has died at his home in the San Fernando Valley, California on Saturday (30DEC06). He was 87. The actor...

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Rocker Cheats Death After Surgery Allergic Reaction

5th January 2007 0:00

PAUL CATTEN, the frontman of British hard rockers MURDER ONE, was left in a coma after an appendix operation went badly wrong. Catten is now...

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Fascinating Fact 2648

5th January 2007 0:00

The Berlin Film Festival is all `good' this year (07) - GEORGE CLOONEY's THE GOOD GERMAN, THE GOOD SHEPHERD and acclaimed director BILLE AUGUST's...

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Injured Schwarzenegger To Make Inauguration Speech In Person

5th January 2007 0:00

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER will make his first public appearance since a Christmas (06) skiing accident left him in hospital later today (05JAN06) when...

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Bernal Non-plussed By Hollywood Stereotypes

5th January 2007 0:00

Mexican actor GAEL GARCIA BERNAL refuses to allow Hollywood stereotypes of central American countries anger him. Instead, the MOTORCYCLE DIARIES...

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Brown's Widow Blasts Reports She No Longer Loved Soul Star

5th January 2007 0:00

The widow of late soul legend JAMES BROWN has blasted reports she and her husband were bitter enemies in the weeks leading up to his death -...

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Mcgregor's Anti-ageing Trick

5th January 2007 0:00

EWAN MCGREGOR has revealed the secret behind his youthful looks - he shaves his body hair. The 35-year-old insists the trick takes 10 years off his...

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Heston Sued By Neighbours

5th January 2007 0:00

CHARLTON HESTON is being sued by his neighbours, who claim their luxury home was damaged in 2005 as a result of the Hollywood legend's land...

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Crash Star Esposito Weds In Secret

5th January 2007 0:00

CRASH star JENNIFER ESPOSITO and actor fiance BRADLEY COOPER celebrated the New Year as husband and wife after secretly marrying at the end of last...

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Sgt Pepper's Voted Best Album Sleeve

5th January 2007 0:00

THE BEATLES classic SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND has the best album sleeve of all time, according to a new poll. The Fab Four's 1967 album...

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Stunned Sharpton Tried To Pass Off Brown's Death As Bad Dream

5th January 2007 0:00

US civil rights leader REV AL SHARPTON was so stunned by the news his longtime friend and mentor JAMES BROWN had died, he tried to shake off the...

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Lloyd Webber Fears For Future Of British Theatre

5th January 2007 0:00

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has blasted UK media regulator Ofcom over plans to sell radio frequencies to the highest bidder - claiming theatres who use...

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Knowles Loves Difficult Fame

5th January 2007 0:00

BEYONCE KNOWLES enjoys her widespread fame and wouldn't change her superstar status for the world, despite the pressures it places her under. The...

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Kattan Engaged

5th January 2007 0:00

Comedy actor CHRIS KATTAN and model SUNSHINE TUTT are engaged to be married. The former SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE star proposed to Tutt at her...

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Kidman Plans Trip Down Rabbit Hole

5th January 2007 0:00

NICOLE KIDMAN is to star in the film adaptation of Broadway play RABBIT HOLE. The Aussie actress will also produce the movie. Former SEX + THE CITY...

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Waters Records Film Tune With Oscar-winning Composer Shore

5th January 2007 0:00

PINK FLOYD rocker ROGER WATERS has recorded his second movie tune with acclaimed film composer HOWARD SHORE. The odd couple collaborated on HELLO (I...

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Johansson: 'I'm No Diva'

5th January 2007 0:00

Hollywood actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON has rubbished reports she acted like a diva on the set of JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's new music video. The LOST IN...

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Winfrey Sued By 'Injured' Guest

5th January 2007 0:00

OPRAH WINFREY's studio is being sued for $50,000 (GBP25,600) by a woman who alleges she was injured in a dash for seats for a recording of the talk...

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Lamontagne Has To Stay Sober

5th January 2007 0:00

Melancholic rocker RAY LaMONTAGNE forces himself not to drink alcohol, because he is prone to depression and fears the consequences. The TROUBLE...

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The Things They Say 3707

5th January 2007 0:00

"We knew he wasn't going to go to the beach because that would mess his hair up and he was not going to have that." JAMES BROWN's daughter DEANNA...

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Mexican Tv Star Jimenez Dead At 69

5th January 2007 0:00

The Mexican director who inspired SALMA HAYEK's new TV hit show UGLY BETTY has died of a heart attack. SERGIO JIMENEZ, 69, directed Latino TV hit LA...

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The Things They Say 3705

5th January 2007 0:00

"You can't just phone MADONNA. You have to write to her, then she calls you back." Staying in touch with his pop superstar pal is hard for actor...

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Hadley To Star In Chicago

5th January 2007 0:00

Eighties pop star TONY HADLEY is making a musical comeback - he has signed to star on London's West End stage, playing crooked lawyer BILLY FLYNN in...

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Mcgregor Keeps His Clothes On

5th January 2007 0:00

Hollywood star EWAN MCGREGOR insists the days of him stripping on film are over. The STAR WARS star has made a habit of revealing all, and has...

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Childish To Appear At Controversial Exhibition

5th January 2007 0:00

Cult rocker/artist/writer BILLY CHILDISH is making a personal appearance at the tail end of a month-long controversial exhibition of his paintings...

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Albarn Inspired By Racial Mix

5th January 2007 0:00

DAMON ALBARN's new album was inspired by the rich racial mix in his London neighbourhood and his hatred of racist stereotypes promoted by...

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The Things They Say 3706

5th January 2007 0:00

"The character is absurd. It's an absurd situation. You can't take it too seriously." Reluctant superhero NICOLAS CAGE on his motorcycling character...

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Craig's Star Trek Secret

5th January 2007 0:00

JAMES BOND star DANIEL CRAIG is hiding a secret acting ambition - he dreams of appearing in STAR TREK. The suave screen idol is a massive fan of the...

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Styles P 'Drops Charges'

5th January 2007 0:00

LATEST: Rapper STYLES P has reportedly dropped all charges against the truck driver accused of breaking his leg in a road rage attack. According to...

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Zellweger Quits As Producer

5th January 2007 0:00

RENEE ZELLWEGER has quit her brief career as a Hollywood producer, after hating her role in new movie MISS POTTER. As well as starring as children's...

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Britney Reaches Out To Fans

5th January 2007 0:00

BRITNEY SPEARS has reached out to fans in a posting on her website, pleading with them to stick by her in 2007. The singer reveals she feels more...

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Madonna Wins Support Of Malawian Government Over Adoption

5th January 2007 0:00

MADONNA has won the support of the Malawian government over her treatment of DAVID BANDA. The star, who brought the one-year-old to the UK from his...

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Stallone Defends Mexicans, Opposes Border Fence

5th January 2007 0:00

SYLVESTER STALLONE used a promotional trip to Mexico yesterday (04JAN07) to blast plans to build a fence along the country's US border to keep...

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Trump's Daughter Weighs In Against O'donnell

5th January 2007 0:00

LATEST: DONALD TRUMP's daughter IVANKA has joined his war with ROSIE O'DONNELL, branding the comedienne "a bully". O'Donnell upset Trump, the owner...

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Craig: 'Bond Has Made Me A Hermit'

5th January 2007 0:00

Starring as JAMES BOND has forced DANIEL CRAIG to become a recluse, because he hates being mobbed by fans. The English actor could socialise in...

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Paper Presley Cup Sells For $200

5th January 2007 0:00

A paper cup ELVIS PRESLEY gave to a fan at a concert in 1976 has sold on auction website eBay for more than $200 (GBP103). The King passed on the...

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Romantic Restaurant Table Named After Gere

5th January 2007 0:00

Veteran actor RICHARD GERE has had the most romantic table at a New York City restaurant named after him, in honour of his days as a bachelor. ...

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Jackman Mourns Broadway Producer

5th January 2007 0:00

Movie star HUGH JACKMAN has paid tribute to the musical producer who have him his Broadway break, BEN GANNON - who died yesterday (04JAN06) aged 54. ...

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Metallica Work 9-5 On New Album

5th January 2007 0:00

METALLICA's new album is taking longer to make, because the bandmembers have had to shed their wild rocker pasts and become responsible adults. The...

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B-movie Icon Hall Dead At 80

5th January 2007 0:00

B-movie western star LOIS HALL has died of a heart attack and stroke at a Los Angeles hospital. She was 80. Among her many movies were COLORADO...

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Zellweger Shocked By Us/uk Culture Clash

5th January 2007 0:00

RENEE ZELLWEGER was stunned when she first visited Britain, because she always presumed it was like the US. Although the two nations share the...

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Hurley To Wear Gbp4,000 Wedding Sari

5th January 2007 0:00

British model/actress ELIZABETH HURLEY will wear a GBP4,000 ($7,800) pink silk sari at her wedding to businessman ARUN NAYAR, according to newspaper...

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Manson's Wife Files For Divorce

5th January 2007 0:00

Shock rocker MARILYN MANSON's marriage to burlesque star DITA VON TEESE is over after just a year, according to US reports. The former Playboy model...

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Snoop Caught Up In Reality Tv Legal Battle

5th January 2007 0:00

Rapper SNOOP DOGG is at the centre of a new lawsuit after promising to star in a reality TV project surrounding his involvement with a youth football...

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Brown's Kids Pull Out Of Chat Show Over Widow's Interview

5th January 2007 0:00

JAMES BROWN's grown-up children refused to be part of a TV tribute to the late soul legend on CNN show LARRY KING LIVE on Wednesday night (03JAN07)...

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Brown Told Lawyers To Dna Test His Son From His Deathbed

5th January 2007 0:00

JAMES BROWN instructed his attorneys to carry out DNA tests to determine whether his wife's son JAMES BROWN II was really his in the hours before he...

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Ferguson's Guilt At Queen Screening

5th January 2007 0:00

Flame-haired royal SARAH FERGUSON, DUCHESS OF YORK was wracked by guilt during a screening of acclaimed HELEN MIRREN movie THE QUEEN, because she...

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Gibson's Apocalypto Sparks Ratings Row In Italy

5th January 2007 0:00

MEL GIBSON's bloody epic APOCALYPTO has become the subject of a film rating legal battle in Italy after the country's cinema review board ruled the...

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Timberlake Takes Mother To Movie Premiere

5th January 2007 0:00

LATEST: Pop star JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is fuelling rumours he has split with longtime girlfriend CAMERON DIAZ after attending the premiere of his new...

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Hannah Launches Sex-slave Crusade After Escaping Sick Trade

5th January 2007 0:00

KILL BILL star DARYL HANNAH narrowly avoided being sold as a sex slave in Las Vegas in the late 1970s and is now coming forward with her seedy secret...

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Pitt And Jolie Set For Mr + Mrs Smith Sequel?

5th January 2007 0:00

BRAD PITT and girlfriend ANGELINA JOLIE had such a good time filming MR + MRS SMITH they are considering reprising their roles in a sequel. The...

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Anderson Blasts Ex Rock

5th January 2007 0:00

PAMELA ANDERSON has launched a thinly disguised attack on her estranged husband KID ROCK, apparently branding him self-obsessed and "childish". The...

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Dench Reveals Suicide Sorrow

5th January 2007 0:00

Veteran British actress DAME JUDI DENCH's early career was marred by personal tragedy when an unrequited love committed suicide. The IRIS star's...

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Allen Paid 'Ransom' For Stolen Dog

5th January 2007 0:00

LATEST: British pop star LILY ALLEN paid a GBP500 ($975) ransom for the safe return of her stolen dog, insisting she had "no choice". The SMILE star...

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Paul Wall Lands Car Deal

5th January 2007 0:00

Rapper PAUL WALL has joined forces with automotive accessory firm Zenetti to create a new line of shiny car bling. The Houston, Texas rapper, who...

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Timberlake's Film Still Facing Delay

5th January 2007 0:00

LATEST: JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's new movie ALPHA DOG faces a lengthy release delay if an accused murderer gets his way in an appeals court. The film, in...

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Sayer 'Killed' On Internet Encyclopedia

5th January 2007 0:00

Veteran singer LEO SAYER has been dramatically 'killed off' by a fan penning his entry on online encyclopedia site Wikipedia. The 1970s pop star...

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Sizemore Turns Heroin Home Videos Into Reality Show

5th January 2007 0:00

Troubled movie star TOM SIZEMORE has turned the grainy home videos he took of himself at the height of his heroin addiction last year (06) into a new...

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Lohan Recovering After Emergency Surgery

5th January 2007 0:00

LINDSAY LOHAN is back in hospital after having emergency surgery to remove her appendix yesterday (04JAN07). The 20-year-old star was diagnosed with...

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Jordan Reveals Cause Of Son's Burns

5th January 2007 0:00

LATEST: British model KATIE PRICE's son HARVEY was burned when he jumped into a bath and turned on the hot tap, she reveals. Price - also known as...

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Corgan Confirms New Album And Tour

5th January 2007 0:00

SMASHING PUMPKINS lead singer BILLY CORGAN has confirmed the band will release a new album and tour later this year (07). The TODAY singer posted a...

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Jackson Plasters Prompt Plastic Surgery Suspicions

5th January 2007 0:00

Fears that JERMAINE JACKSON may share his brother MICHAEL's fondness for plastic surgery have been sparked after the singer sported a bizarre plaster...

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Phish Star Pleads Not Guilty To Drug Possession Charges

5th January 2007 0:00

Former PHISH star TREY ANASTASIO has pleaded not guilty to a drug possession charge in a Whitehall, New York court. The rocker was arraigned on...

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Cox Hits Back At Tv Critics

5th January 2007 0:00

COURTENEY COX is shocked at the brutal criticism and reviews she has received for her new TV show DIRT. The former FRIENDS star plays tabloid...

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Urban's Accuser Misses Court Date

5th January 2007 0:00

LATEST: Legal problems for a model accusing country star KEITH URBAN of having an affair with her remain unresolved after she failed to appear in...

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Jagger Makes Us Sitcom Debut

5th January 2007 0:00

THE ROLLING STONES star SIR MICK JAGGER has kicked off his US sitcom career in style by showing off his soccer skill on KNIGHTS OF PROSPERITY. The...

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Rhymes Free On Bail After Arrest

5th January 2007 0:00

LATEST: Rap star BUSTA RHYMES has been released on $3,500 (GBP1,795) bail after turning himself in to police in Manhattan, New York on Wednesday...

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Hynie: 'Brown Was Planning To Renew Wedding Vows When He Died

5th January 2007 0:00

Late soul great JAMES BROWN was making plans to renew his vows to wife TOMI RAE HYNIE when he died on Christmas Day (25DEC06), according to his...

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Scott Stapp And Wife Welcome Daughter

5th January 2007 0:00

Former CREED frontman SCOTT STAPP and his wife JACLYN are celebrating the New Year in style after welcoming their first child together yesterday...

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Dion To Close A New Day In December

5th January 2007 0:00

CELINE DION is planning a Christmas 2007 farewell to Las Vegas after announcing she'll bring the curtain down on her hit A NEW DAY show on 15...

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Longoria Gets Sporty For Bebe

5th January 2007 0:00

Newly-engaged DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA will be getting sporty in 2007 - not only will she wed basketball star TONY PARKER, she'll also...

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Miller: 'No More Older Boyfriends'

5th January 2007 0:00

Actress SIENNA MILLER has vowed never to date an older man after relationships with JUDE LAW and DANIEL CRAIG revealed they can't keep up with her...

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Take That The Musical?

5th January 2007 0:00

British boy band TAKE THAT have been announced as the unlikely inspiration for a new West End musical. The recently reformed foursome - GARY BARLOW,...

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Pitt Inspired By Dancing Travolta

5th January 2007 0:00

JOHN TRAVOLTA has been hailed the inspiration behind BRAD PITT's acting career, after his super-cool role in SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER bowled Pitt over. ...

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Mamma Mia To Close As A Record Breaker In Las Vegas

5th January 2007 0:00

Beloved ABBA musical MAMMA MIA! is to end its run in Las Vegas next summer (08) after scoring 2,300 performances in over five years at the Mandalay...

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Cross Concerned About Award Show Attire

5th January 2007 0:00

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star MARCIA CROSS is desperately trying to find something to wear to the Golden Globe Awards ceremony on 15 January (07) because...

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Sigler Keen To Strip On Camera

5th January 2007 0:00

THE SOPRANOS star JAMIE-LYNN SIGLER is prepared to strip on camera - despite unequivocally refusing to do onscreen nudity just a few years ago. The...

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Danes + Crudup Split?

5th January 2007 0:00

Acting couple CLAIRE DANES and BILLY CRUDUP have reportedly ended their three-year romance after splitting just before Christmas (06). American...

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Top Gear To Show Hammond Crash Footage

5th January 2007 0:00

LATEST: British motoring show TOP GEAR will broadcast dramatic footage of star RICHARD HAMMOND's September (06) jet car crash which almost killed the...

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Boy Band Star To Make Broadway Bow In Hairspray

5th January 2007 0:00

Former O-TOWN pin-up ASHLEY PARKER ANGEL is set to take his Broadway bow in hit musical HAIRSPRAY. The pop star will make his debut in the...

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Miller Slams Gay Rumours

5th January 2007 0:00

PRISON BREAK star WENTWORTH MILLER has hit out at media reports questioning his sexuality, insisting he is straight. The 34-year-old star is still...

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Seagal Attacks Stuntman Abuse Accusations

5th January 2007 0:00

STEVEN SEAGAL has hit out at a former co-star's claims he abuses stuntmen on his movies. Fight trainer STEPHEN QUADROS has accused Seagal of...

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Barrymore Reveals Secret To Strokes Relationship

5th January 2007 0:00

DREW BARRYMORE has credited laughter with the longevity of her relationship with THE STROKES star FABRIZIO MORETTI. The actress has been dating the...

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Rock Visits African Slums

5th January 2007 0:00

Comedian CHRIS ROCK has brought some cheer to Kenya's biggest slum by promising to help the people who live in squalor there. The three-time Emmy...

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Fascinating Fact 2644

5th January 2007 0:00

Supermodel KATE MOSS has joined forces with the sons of veteran singer BRYAN FERRY and business tycoon SIR RICHARD BRANSON in a star-studded new...

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Wright Honoured With Playground

5th January 2007 0:00

Country star CHELY WRIGHT has been stunned by officials in Topeka, Kansas after they named a kids playground after her. Humanitarian Wright...

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Broadway Ends 2006 With A Record Week

5th January 2007 0:00

Broadway bosses are still toasting 2006 after the final week of the old year became the most profitable in New York theatreland's history. The...

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Fascinating Fact 2647

5th January 2007 0:00

Former DALLAS actor PATRICK DUFFY's star turn on the British pantomime circuit has seen box office records at Woking's Victoria Theatre smashed this...

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Lloyd Webber Undergoes Eye Surgery

5th January 2007 0:00

Composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER is recovering after undergoing surgery on his eye yesterday (04JAN07). It is thought the theatre impresario was...

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The Things They Say 3700

5th January 2007 0:00

"We all sit round the table and eat together. Andrew and I believe in total parent unity. We're best friends." SARAH FERGUSON, DUCHESS OF YORK...

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Conductor Furst Dies

5th January 2007 0:00

Celebrated Hungarian violinist and conductor JANOS FURST has died in a Paris hospital. He was 71. He passed away yesterday (04JAN07) after a battle...

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The Things They Say 3699

5th January 2007 0:00

"The one good thing was the shocks stopped my hands getting frostbite. I definitely wouldn't do another one at this time of year." FATBOY SLIM vows...

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The Things They Say 3702

5th January 2007 0:00

"CHRISTIAN and I call each other our fake husband and fake wife." SHARON STONE on her reported romance with actor and BOBBY co-star CHRISTIAN SLATER.

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The Things They Say 3701

5th January 2007 0:00

"I have 10 dogs. When I buy dogs I buy them out of Germany - and I buy them as champions. I buy them when they are obedient." Action star STEVEN...

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The Things They Say 3704

5th January 2007 0:00

"You've got a stylist with a hand fan and mineral water. And you get a nice lunch." LEONARDO DiCAPRIO didn't suffer for his art on the hot South...

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Fascinating Fact 2643

5th January 2007 0:00

Campaigning rocker BOB GELDOF is to receive an honorary doctorate from Newcastle University in England in recognition of his charity work with Make...

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The Things They Say 3703

5th January 2007 0:00

"There were vocal performances I didn't feel were good enough." Perfectionist JOSS STONE isn't a fan of her first two albums.

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Fascinating Fact 2646

5th January 2007 0:00

Movie legend SOPHIA LOREN starts every day off by calling her childhood best friend ADELA "for a gossip".

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Fascinating Fact 2645

5th January 2007 0:00

Opera star PLACIDO DOMINGO's name means "peaceful Sunday".

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Lily Allen Pays Dog-nappers

5th January 2007 8:04

Singer Lily Allen has paid a 500 "ransom" to get her beloved dog Maggie May back.Speaking to the Mirror, the singer says that her English bull...

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Mamma Mia For Abba Star

5th January 2007 8:04

A member of Swedish pop group Abba is being chased by the tax office for unpaid taxes for the second time in as many years. According to the Swedish...

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Britney Admits "Rocky Moment"

5th January 2007 11:15

Britney Spears is aware that she is going through a "rocky moment" but knows "exactly what she needs to do" to get her music career back on track,...

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Donny Daft-o Providing The Big Brother Entertainment

5th January 2007 11:26

BIG BROTHER wannabe-wildman DONNY TOURETTE is providing the most interesting moments of the latest show so far.The lead singer of rock band THE...

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Donny And Ken Frustrate Bb Housemates

5th January 2007 12:55

Celebrity Big Brother housemates have only been in the house for two days but it seems that some of them have already managed to annoy everyone...

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Borat Nominated For Best Comedy

5th January 2007 15:15

Borat has been nominated for the best comedy at the South Bank Awards.Sacha Baron Cohen's fictional Kazakh journalist goes head to head with Ricky...

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Was Jagger Taking The Mick At All?

5th January 2007 15:15

SIR MICK JAGGER has allowed himself to be parodied in an over the top show for US television  but several critics are unsure how much of the...

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Jordan's Son Scalded In Bath

5th January 2007 15:26

Glamour model Jordan's management has said that her son Harvey is in hospital after he climbed into a bath and turned on the hot tap, scalding...

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Lindsay Lohan In Hospital

5th January 2007 16:08

Lindsay Lohan is currently in hospital after having her appendix removed.The 20-year-old actress began feeling unwell on Wednesday and visited a...

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J-lo: I Want A Family

5th January 2007 16:31

Jennifer Lopez has said that her large family upbringing has made her keen to start her own.The multi-talented singer and actress is currently...

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Movie Reviews: Code Name: The Cleaner

5th January 2007 18:32

Code Name: The Cleaner, starring Cedric the Entertainer, is being swept up and trashed by most critics. John Anderson in Newsday calls it, "the Motel...

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Movie Reviews: Happily N'ever After

5th January 2007 18:32

Critics are not too happy about Happily N'Ever After, yet another kids cartoon that pokes fun at fairy tales, or as Misha Davenport describes it in...

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Little Change At Box Office Expected This Weekend

5th January 2007 18:32

Night at the Museum, The Pursuit of Happiness, and Dreamgirls, all of which finished (in that order) at the top of the box office last week, are...

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Sag Bestows Double Laurels On Mirren, Dicaprio

5th January 2007 18:32

In their annual self-congratulations, the Screen Actors Guild selected Leonardo DiCaprio and Helen Mirren as nominees in two different categories of...

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U.k. Regulator To Probe Saddam Tape Broadcast

5th January 2007 18:32

OFCOM, the British communications regulator, said that it will investigate the BBC's decision to air the cell-phone video showing the execution of...

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Geraldo's Show Shut Down

5th January 2007 18:32

Geraldo at Largewill no longer be -- at large,that is -- following its cancellation by Fox. The syndicated newsmagazine was yanked Thursday because...

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Canadian Sues America's Funniest Home Videos

5th January 2007 18:32

A Canadian man who lost out for the grand prize on America's Funniest Home Videos is suing the producers because Canadians were not permitted to vote...

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New York Times Sells Its Tv Stations

5th January 2007 18:32

The New York Times, never a big presence in TV broadcasting like its rivals the Tribune Corp. and News Corp, has agreed to sell its nine TV stations...

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San Francisco Isp Shuts Down Website After Disney Complaint

5th January 2007 18:32

An Internet service provider in San Francisco has shut down a website that posted recorded excerpts by right-wing talk-show hosts on ABC affiliate...

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Wichita Tv Station Faces Penalty After F-word Is Aired

5th January 2007 18:32

The sports director of a Wichita, KS TV station, believing his microphone was off, shouted an obscenity on the air Thursday and will face...

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Judge Tells Simpson Not To Spend His Advance; Simpson Says He Did

5th January 2007 18:32

In what may well turn out to be another case of closing the barn door too late, a federal judge in Los Angeles has frozen the advance fee O.J....

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Celine To End Five Years In Vegas With A Tv Special

5th January 2007 18:32

Celine Dion plans to conclude her five-year stint at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas by taping her show, "A New Day," for a television special and DVD,...

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Look Who's Watching

5th January 2007 18:32

Viewers who watch TV programs on their computers, video iPods and the like also watch more primetime programs on their TV sets than the average...

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Pixar Rides Coming To Disney Theme Parks

5th January 2007 18:32

There was no mention of the much-rumored plan to turn Tom Sawyer's Island into a Pirates of the Caribbean Island, but the Walt Disney Company did...

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Movie Reviews: Freedom Writers

5th January 2007 18:32

Freedom Writers turns out to be a rather unlikely winner among the January throwaways. Starring Hilary Swank in the role of Erin Gruwell, a real-life...

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