Music, Movie and Entertainment News 6th March 2006

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Clooney And Weisz Among Early Oscar Winners

6th March 2006 3:01

Triple nominee GEORGE CLOONEY won the first Academy Award at Sunday's (05MAR06) ceremony, when his role in SYRIANA earned him the accolade for Best...

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Fascinating Fact 1128

6th March 2006 3:01

Pop stars PINK and AVRIL LAVIGNE are styled for red carpet events by ANGELINA JOLIE's longtime fashion advisor JENNIFER RADE.

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The Things They Say 1495

6th March 2006 3:01

"I like sleeping in men's white work shirts - ones that I have, not necessarily from guys." Singer/actress LINDSAY LOHAN on her preferred pyjamas.

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Mcgraw Goes Home For Tv Special

6th March 2006 3:01

Country star TIM MCGRAW has opened up his Nashville, Tennessee farm for an upcoming US TV special, in which he sings a duet with wife FAITH HILL as...

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Patton Invites Norah To Be Naughty

6th March 2006 3:01

Former FAITH NO MORE star MIKE PATTON has corrupted NORAH JONES on his new album - by inviting her to belt out a foul-mouthed tirade. Jones guests...

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V Festival Sells Out In Three Hours

6th March 2006 3:01

Britain's V Festival has sold out in record time with all 130,000 tickets going in under three hours. Tickets for the annual weekend summer (06)...

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The Vines Star Autistic

6th March 2006 3:01

THE VINES frontman CRAIG NICHOLS has been diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome. The GET FREE hitmaker was prompted to visit a psychologist after a...

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Etheridge Thanks Spielberg And Capshaw For Fashion Tip

6th March 2006 3:01

Rocker MELISSA ETHERIDGE turned to pals STEVEN SPIELBERG and KATE CAPSHAW for fashion advice during her cancer struggle and they gave her the courage...

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Madonna Explains Britney Kiss To Lourdes

6th March 2006 3:01

Pop superstar MADONNA's televised kiss with BRITNEY SPEARS backfired, when her daughter LOURDES asked her to clarify her sexuality. The HUNG UP...

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Geldof Receives Freedom Award In Dublin

6th March 2006 3:01

Live 8 organiser SIR BOB GELDOF declared himself "flattered and honoured" to be awarded with the Freedom of the City in his Irish hometown of Dublin,...

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The Things They Say 1498

6th March 2006 3:01

"I wanted to change my last name when I was little and starting acting and stuff and my dad is a crazy Eastern European barbarian and he was like,...

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Fascinating Fact 1129

6th March 2006 3:01

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER put politics on hold on Saturday (04MAR06) to attend his annual bodybuilding convention, the Arnold Sports Festival in...

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Hatcher Depressed By Single Status

6th March 2006 3:01

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star TERI HATCHER is sad over the lack of love and companionship in her life, three years after her divorce. Since the star...

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The Things They Say 1497

6th March 2006 3:01

"I'd like to go out authentic." Actress DIANE KEATON, 60, refuses to consider plastic surgery or Botox injections.

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The Things They Say 1496

6th March 2006 3:01

"Finally there's an awards show host that you wanna f**k; like JON STEWART. I can see myself getting all HEATH LEDGER on him." CLERKS director KEVIN...

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Allen's Mad Monkey Mayhem

6th March 2006 3:01

Movie star TIM ALLEN risked life and limb in his latest comedy THE SHAGGY DOG - at the hands of a mad, menopausal monkey. THE SANTA CLAUSE star...

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Perry Still On Top At The Us Box Office

6th March 2006 3:01

TYLER PERRY's urban comedy MADEA'S FAMILY REUNION is still stunning the US box office, claiming a second week at the top of the pile. The film only...

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Borg Selling Off Wimbledon Trophies

6th March 2006 3:01

Swedish tennis legend BJORN BORG is auctioning off his five Wimbledon trophies in a bid to boost his personal fortune. The athlete, the only player...

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Gervais Added To Guinness Book Of Records

6th March 2006 3:01

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has been added to the Guinness Book of Records after scoring the world's most successful podcast. More than 500,000...

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Salma Has High Praise For Gentleman Farrell

6th March 2006 3:01

SALMA HAYEK has dubbed Irish hellraiser COLIN FARRELL a true gentleman after he helped her through a freezing nude scene on the set of new movie ASK...

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Knightley Calls On Miller With Pre-oscar Nerves

6th March 2006 3:01

Tearful Oscar-nominee KEIRA KNIGHTLEY was comforted by SIENNA MILLER just hours before the Academy Awards ceremony yesterday (05MAR06), after the...

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Fascinating Fact 1131

6th March 2006 4:36

Oscar winner JAMIE FOXX and 2006 nominee TERRENCE HOWARD joined forces to host a top secret post-Academy Awards party last night (05MAR06), but the...

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Fascinating Fact 1130

6th March 2006 4:36

FELICITY HUFFMAN's husband WILLIAM H MACY asked jewellery designer pal FELEENA to create a one-of-a-kind sapphire necklace for his wife to wear to...

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The Things They Say 1499

6th March 2006 4:36

"I would love the day when I can have a mortgage-burning party... but I think I'll relish the opportunity to have an Oscar even more so. We just want...

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The Things They Say 1505

6th March 2006 4:36

"We named him ANDY and I don't know why, except the wardrobe supervisor said, `My boyfriend's name was Andy and he was a real d**k.'" Oscar nominee...

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The Things They Say 1504

6th March 2006 4:36

"I have to say that several times a day, I turn to my husband and I go, `Oh listen, I forgot to tell you something,' and he says, `What?' and I say,...

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The Things They Say 1503

6th March 2006 4:36

"I get nervous for contestants on AMERICAN IDOL. You don't need to egg me on in terms of anxiety." Oscars host JON STEWART on his nerves before...

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The Things They Say 1502

6th March 2006 4:36

"I went to the Golden Globes and it was a bit like being in a dog show - you kinda get trotted out as sort of Britain's prize poodle... and they give...

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The Things They Say 1501

6th March 2006 4:36

"I miss the free wings." Oscar nominee AMY ADAMS on what she misses about her old job as a waitress at US fast food chain HOOTERS.

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Fascinating Fact 1137

6th March 2006 4:36

Having a dress worn by an Oscar winner is worth $25.5 million (GBP15 million) of free advertising for designers, according to estimates by the...

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Fascinating Fact 1136

6th March 2006 4:36

Low budget films dominated this year's Academy Awards. Only one of the Best Picture nominees, MUNICH, had a budget over $15 million (GBP8.6 million)....

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Fascinating Fact 1135

6th March 2006 4:36

2006 was the year of the Oscar newcomers - 14 of the 20 acting nominees have never been nominated before, the highest number for nine years.

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Fascinating Fact 1134

6th March 2006 4:36

GEORGE CLOONEY is only the the fifth star to be nominated for acting, directing and writing awards in the same year. The other four are ORSON WELLES...

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Fascinating Fact 1133

6th March 2006 4:36

GEORGE CLOONEY became the first person to be nominated for acting and directing Oscars, for different movies. He picked up nods for Best Supporting...

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Fascinating Fact 1132

6th March 2006 4:36

At 71, DAME JUDI DENCH became the oldest Best Actress nominee since JESSICA TANDY won for DRIVING MISS DAISY in 1990, aged 80. Dench was nominated...

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The Things They Say 1500

6th March 2006 4:36

"I watch it now and I can pick it apart completely - the way I speak, the way I look, the way I move, anything." KEIRA KNIGHTLEY insists she isn't...

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The Things They Say 1507

6th March 2006 4:36

"If RUSSELL CROWE gets mad at me, it's not like I work at the hotel he's staying at, anyway - he can't throw anything at me." Oscars host JON STEWART...

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The Things They Say 1506

6th March 2006 4:36

"You've got a minute and half up there at the most. I don't want to spend that thanking people, just for the sake of glorifying (them)... I would...

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Sugababes' Collaboration Wish-list

6th March 2006 9:15

British girl band SUGABABES are planning to collaborate with superstars ANDRE 3000 and SCISSOR SISTERS on their upcoming album. The PUSH THE BUTTON...

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The Things They Say 1508

6th March 2006 9:15

"He was one hairy b**tard when it came to the beard. The guy could grow a full size Russian beard in two days!" Bodyguard TONY FUNCHES has fond,...

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Shyne Finds God

6th March 2006 9:15

Jailed rapper SHYNE is changing his name to MOSES MICHAEL LEVIY after converting to Judaism in prison. Belize-born Shyne, a former protege of...

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Williams In Hypnotic Stunt

6th March 2006 9:15

British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS volunteered to take part in a dangerous hypnotic needle stunt for a magic show to be broadcast on British television...

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Cassidy Returns Home

6th March 2006 9:15

Rapper CASSIDY has reunited with his family after being released from a prison in Philadelphia on 2 March (06). The HOTEL hitmaker served eight...

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Nichols Kicks Cannabis For Mental Health

6th March 2006 9:15

LATEST: THE VINES frontman CRAIG NICHOLS kicked his cannabis habit, because he fears the drug exacerbates his Asperger's Syndrome. The GET FREE...

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Rock Laughs Off Conspiracy Claims

6th March 2006 9:15

LATEST: KID ROCK has ridiculed SCOTT STAPP'S claims their infamous sex tape was released to sabotage his solo career, insisting the former CREED...

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Aguilera Warns Of Softer Image

6th March 2006 9:15

Former DIRRTY girl CHRISTINA AGUILERA is planning her pop comeback following her marriage to JORDAN BRATMAN last year (NOV05), but warns she won't be...

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Crash Takes Gold At The Oscars

6th March 2006 9:15

Stirring movie CRASH served up an Oscars surprise at the 78th Academy Awards last night (05MAR06) when it beat out red-hot favourite BROKEBACK...

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Baldwin Gives Up Coffee To Perfect His Voice

6th March 2006 9:15

ALEC BALDWIN has discovered the secret to becoming a great voiceover artist - give up coffee. The PEARL HARBOR star, who used to voice cartoon...

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Seymour Gives Kids Bronze Sculpture

6th March 2006 9:15

British actress JANE SEYMOUR has found a novel way of making her kids feel extra special at Christmas - she sculpts and paints them. The DR QUINN,...

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Hayek Freezes For Nude Scene With Farrell

6th March 2006 9:15

Sexy Mexican star SALMA HAYEK developed the early stages of pneumonia while shooting a love scene with movie hunk COLIN FARRELL in the freezing...

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Burton Forced To Go Horseriding With Joker Jack

6th March 2006 9:15

Quirky movie-maker TIM BURTON had to take a crash course in horseriding to secure JACK NICHOLSON as THE JOKER in BATMAN after the actor suggested he...

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The Things They Say 1513

6th March 2006 9:15

"There are a few names. Oscar isn't one." RACHEL WEISZ has no plans to name her unborn baby after her Academy Award win last night.

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Portman Vents Anger Through Rap

6th March 2006 9:15

NATALIE PORTMAN stunned TV viewers in America on Saturday night (04MAR05) with a foul-mouthed rap in which she heralded her love for fighting and...

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Lee: 'Brokeback Is The Biggest Winner'

6th March 2006 9:15

ANG LEE claims BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN is a bigger winner, despite missing out on the Best Picture Award last night (05MAR06) - because it is making more...

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The Things They Say 1512

6th March 2006 9:15

"Trying not to curse was the hardest thing." JON STEWART on the struggles of hosting the biggest event in the showbiz calendar.

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Witherspoon's Second Hand Dress

6th March 2006 9:15

Best Actress Academy Award winner REESE WITHERSPOON found her Oscar night dress in a second hand shop. The WALK THE LINE star discovered the...

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The Things They Say 1511

6th March 2006 9:15

"I felt so stupid talking to the mirror. I think I'll be pretty safe without one." KEIRA KNIGHTLEY didn't prepare a speech ahead of the Oscars last...

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The Things They Say 1510

6th March 2006 9:15

"I got up at 5.30 this morning, ate half a melon, then did some jazzercise." Oscars host JON STEWART reveals his preparation for the awards ceremony.

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The Things They Say 1509

6th March 2006 9:15

"Is this about ANG LEE? I don't like that guy. I've seen him about a lot. I've caught him stealing at award ceremonies." Gracious GEORGE CLOONEY...

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Lee: 'Ledger Was Like Brando'

6th March 2006 9:15

ANG LEE has urged HEATH LEDGER not to be too disappointed at missing out on the Best Actor Oscar - insisting his performance in BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN...

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Witherspoon: 'I'm Unemployed'

6th March 2006 9:15

Best Actress Academy Award winner REESE WITHERSPOON is appealing for movie roles, because she has no idea what her next job will be. Despite...

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Knightley Disappointed By Nicholson Snub

6th March 2006 9:15

Oscar-nominee KEIRA KNIGHTLEY was devastated she didn't turn JACK NICHOLSON's head at the Academy Awards, despite her glamorous VERA WANG dress and...

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Lee Almost Quit Before Brokeback

6th March 2006 9:15

ANG LEE almost quit movies making before making BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, after suffering a "midlife crisis". The 51-year-old was physically and mentally...

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Fascinating Fact 1140

6th March 2006 9:15

At 71, DAME JUDI DENCH became the oldest Best Actress nominee since JESSICA TANDY won for DRIVING MISS DAISY in 1990, aged 80. Dench was nominated...

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Dench's Oscar Jetsetting

6th March 2006 9:15

Oscar nominee DAME JUDI DENCH flew straight from the Bahamas set of the new JAMES BOND film to attend the Academy Awards last night (05MAR06). The...

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Sinatra Hints About Her Oscar Vote

6th March 2006 9:15

Oscar voter NANCY SINATRA left her vote until the last minute - but she was rooting for PAUL GIAMATTI and RACHEL WEISZ to claim the Best Supporting...

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The Things They Say 1515

6th March 2006 9:15

"I watch it now and I can pick it apart completely - the way I speak, the way I look, the way I move, anything." KEIRA KNIGHTLEY insists she isn't...

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Amy Adams Sings Away Her Nerves

6th March 2006 9:15

Oscar nominee AMY ADAMS belted out 1940s jazz standards on her way to the Academy Awards in an effort to calm her nerves. The JUNEBUG star insisted...

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Fascinating Fact 1139

6th March 2006 9:15

Oscar winner JAMIE FOXX and 2006 nominee TERRENCE HOWARD joined forces to host a top secret post-Academy Awards party last night (05MAR06), but the...

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Parton Turned To Loyal Designer On Oscar Night

6th March 2006 9:15

Country legend DOLLY PARTON helped her longtime designer realise his ultimate dream, by asking him to create her Oscar gowns. Costumier ROBERT...

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Fascinating Fact 1138

6th March 2006 9:15

FELICITY HUFFMAN's husband WILLIAM H MACY asked jewellery designer pal FELEENA to create a one-of-a-kind sapphire necklace for his wife to wear to...

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The Things They Say 1514

6th March 2006 9:15

"I would love the day when I can have a mortgage-burning party... but I think I'll relish the opportunity to have an Oscar even more so. We just want...

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Jada Asks Will To Leave Her Alone For The Oscars

6th March 2006 9:15

WILL SMITH is banished from his actress wife JADA PINKETT's dressing room when she prepares for big awards shows - because he's too much of a...

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Hosts And Stars Team Up To Poke Fun At Presenting The Oscars

6th March 2006 9:15

BILLY CRYSTAL, MEL GIBSON, STEVE MARTIN, CHRIS ROCK, HALLE BERRY and GEORGE CLOONEY teamed up to start last night's (05MAR06) Oscars telecast on a...

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Dolly Considered Streaking At The Oscars

6th March 2006 9:15

DOLLY PARTON had Oscar bosses worried as they prepared for last night's (05MAR06) Academy Awards - when she threatened to sit naked in the...

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Macy Hopes For The Naked Truth At Post-oscars Parties

6th March 2006 9:15

Movie star WILLIAM H MACY couldn't wait to start partying after the Oscars last night (05MAR06) because the post-show celebrations can be eye-opening...

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Nervous Clooney Suffers Sleepless Nights

6th March 2006 9:15

Academy Awards winner GEORGE CLOONEY was shattered before the Oscars last night (05MAR06) - because the countdown to the big night turned him into an...

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Howard Broke His Finger On Hustle + Flow Set

6th March 2006 9:15

TERRENCE HOWARD suffered for his Best Actor Oscar nomination - he broke his finger during the making of HUSTLE + FLOW. The actor's character, DJAY,...

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Kidman Frustrated With Oscars Blind Date

6th March 2006 9:15

NICOLE KIDMAN is seriously considering having laser eye surgery after struggling to read cue cards during the Oscars rehearsals. The short-sighted...

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The Things They Say 1522

6th March 2006 9:15

"If RUSSELL CROWE gets mad at me, it's not like I work at the hotel he's staying at, anyway - he can't throw anything at me." Oscars host JON STEWART...

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The Things They Say 1521

6th March 2006 9:15

"You've got a minute and half up there at the most. I don't want to spend that thanking people, just for the sake of glorifying (them)... I would...

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Howard Finds A New Respect For Pimps After Hustle + Flow

6th March 2006 9:15

Oscar nominee TERRENCE HOWARD spent six weeks living with a pimp to get into the mindset of playing a hustler in hit film HUSTLE + FLOW, and...

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The Things They Say 1520

6th March 2006 9:15

"We named him ANDY and I don't know why, except the wardrobe supervisor said, `My boyfriend's name was Andy and he was a real d**k.'" Oscar nominee...

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The Things They Say 1519

6th March 2006 9:15

"I have to say that several times a day, I turn to my husband and I go, `Oh listen, I forgot to tell you something,' and he says, `What?' and I say,...

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The Things They Say 1518

6th March 2006 9:15

"I get nervous for contestants on AMERICAN IDOL. You don't need to egg me on in terms of anxiety." Oscars host JON STEWART on his nerves before...

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Ray Is Wise To Oscar Fashions

6th March 2006 9:15

Actor RAY WISE followed pal GEORGE CLOONEY's lead when it came to Oscars fashion last night (05MAR06) - he donned the same tuxedo he wore to his last...

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Parton Still Stunned By Last-minute Oscar Song

6th March 2006 9:15

DOLLY PARTON is still pinching herself after picking up an Oscar nomination for her TRANSAMERICA tune TRAVELIN' THRU' (corr) - because the song...

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The Things They Say 1517

6th March 2006 9:15

"I went to the Golden Globes and it was a bit like being in a dog show - you kinda get trotted out as sort of Britain's prize poodle... and they give...

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The Things They Say 1516

6th March 2006 9:15

"I miss the free wings." Oscar nominee AMY ADAMS on what she misses about her old job as a waitress at US fast food chain HOOTERS.

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Adams Avoids Her Crush At The Oscars

6th March 2006 9:15

JUNEBUG star AMY ADAMS tried to avoid GEORGE CLOONEY at the Oscars last night (05MAR06) - because she turns into a foolish teenager when she's in his...

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Oscar Presenters Land $100,000 Gift Basket

6th March 2006 9:15

The 22 presenters at last night's (05MAR06) Oscars each received a $100,000 (GBP58,800) gift basket, stuffed with luxury items, free car hire and the...

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Clooney Pities Women On Oscar Night

6th March 2006 9:15

GEORGE CLOONEY realised how lucky he is to be a man when he discovered he was nominated for three Academy Awards - because he has an easy decision...

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Rush's Daughter Dolls Up Oscar

6th March 2006 9:15

SHINE star GEOFFREY RUSH has revealed he gave his Best Actor Oscar to his 13-year-old daughter ANGELICA to use as a plaything. Angelica even...

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Fascinating Fact 1145

6th March 2006 9:15

Having a dress worn by an Oscar winner is worth $25.5 million (GBP15 million) of free advertising for designers, according to estimates by the...

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Fascinating Fact 1144

6th March 2006 9:15

Low budget films dominated this year's Academy Awards. Only one of the Best Picture nominees, MUNICH, had a budget over $15 million (GBP8.6 million)....

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Fascinating Fact 1143

6th March 2006 9:15

2006 was the year of the Oscar newcomers - 14 of the 20 acting nominees have never been nominated before, the highest number for nine years.

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Fascinating Fact 1142

6th March 2006 9:15

GEORGE CLOONEY is only the the fifth star to be nominated for acting, directing and writing awards in the same year. The other four are ORSON WELLES...

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Fascinating Fact 1141

6th March 2006 9:15

GEORGE CLOONEY became the first person to be nominated for acting and directing Oscars, for different movies. He picked up nods for Best Supporting...

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Fascinating Fact 1146

6th March 2006 11:24

Advertisements for movies are banned during the Academy Award telecast to prevent the appearance of a conflict of interest that might arise if one...

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Fascinating Fact 1147

6th March 2006 11:24

CHARLIZE THERON was already a big winner at the Oscars before she set a foot on the red carpet - jewellers PearlParadise (corr) created a...

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Fascinating Fact 1148

6th March 2006 11:24

Oscar nominee FELICITY HUFFMAN and CRASH star SANDRA BULLOCK's STUART WEITZMAN shoes were flown first class from Spain so the actresses would be sure...

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Oscar Nominee Wears Beads To The Oscars

6th March 2006 11:25

Best Song Oscar nominee KATHLEEN `BIRD' YORK was forced to wear cheap beads to the Academy Awards last night (05MAR06) because the budget on CRASH...

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Fascinating Fact 1149

6th March 2006 11:25

The first Academy Awards in 1929 lasted just 15 mintes. The longest ceremony ran for four hours and 18 mintes, in 2002.

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Fascinating Fact 1150

6th March 2006 11:25

Sterling Vineyards produced 600 cases of chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon exclusively for the post-Oscars Governors Ball.

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Tyson Strips For Oscars Charity

6th March 2006 11:25

Hunky model/actor TYSON BECKFORD raised temperatures at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood before the Oscars yesterday (05MAR06) by stripping to his...

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Top Chef Uses Oscars As A Timer

6th March 2006 11:25

Celebrity chef WOLFGANG PUCK uses the Oscars telecast to help him time the preparations for the post-show Governors Ball. The German cook has been...

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Fascinating Fact 1151

6th March 2006 11:25

ELTON JOHN went high-class Mexican for the menu at his postOscars party last night (05MAR06) - treats for his guests included maine lobster, goat...

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Fascinating Fact 1152

6th March 2006 11:25

Oscars presenter NAOMI WATTS was among the celebrities who gave up the chance to ride to the Academy Awards in a limousine in favour of saving the...

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The Things They Say 1523

6th March 2006 11:25

"I got my tuxedo from a place where they rent tuxedos to certain mariachi orchestras - it went with a different shirt." MATT DILLON left his tuxedo...

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Fascinating Fact 1153

6th March 2006 11:25

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY went red for the Oscars - the Academy Awards nominee stunned fans with a strawberry blonde look at the ceremony. She dyed her hair...

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Fascinating Fact 1154

6th March 2006 11:25

GEORGE CLOONEY took a special lucky charm to the Oscars last night (05MAR06) - his uncle George's cufflinks. They worked for him - Clooney won the...

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The Things They Say:

6th March 2006 11:25

"I sketched this myself and spent the last month in Melbourne (Australia) hand stitching and cutting." Oscars presenter ERIC BANA joked about how he...

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Fascinating Fact 1155

6th March 2006 11:25

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY wore a 1960s Bulgari necklace to the Oscars last night (05MAR06).

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The Things They Say 1524

6th March 2006 11:25

"I beat up somebody on the way to his wedding and just made a few changes and stole his clothes... This is the only tie I own." Director TIM BURTON...

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Fascinating Fact 1156

6th March 2006 11:25

SANDRA BULLOCK's date for the Oscars last night (05MAR06) was her SPEED co-star KEANU REEVES.

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Alba Sports New Tattoo At The Oscars

6th March 2006 11:25

JESSICA ALBA topped off her VERSACE look at the Oscars last night (05MAR06) with a new tattoo on the back of her neck. The actress, her mother and...

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The Things They Say 1525

6th March 2006 11:25

"I try to exercise, drink water and eat desserts." Oscars presenter JESSICA ALBA on how she achieved her Academy Awards look last night (05MAR06).

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The Things They Say 1526

6th March 2006 11:25

"We've been rather unburdened by success at most of these awards shows so we're pretty good at losing... I'll be the drunk in the back." GEORGE...

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The Things They Say 1527

6th March 2006 11:25

"Ladies, gentlemen, FELICITY..." Oscars host kicks off the Academy Awards by poking fun at FELICITY HUFFMAN's transgender role in TRANSAMERICA.

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The Things They Say 1528

6th March 2006 11:25

"Tonight is the night we celebrate excellence in film with me, the fourth male lead from DEATH TO SMOOCHY." Oscars host JON STEWART.

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The Things They Say 1529

6th March 2006 11:26

"Right now, around the world, we are being watched by hundreds of millions of people, nearly half of whom are in the process of being adopted by...

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The Things They Say 1530

6th March 2006 11:26

"SCHINDLER'S LIST and MUNICH... I think I speak for all Jews when I say I can't wait to see what happened to us next." Oscars host JON STEWART pays...

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Hanks Films A Warning To Over-verbal Oscar Winners

6th March 2006 11:26

Two-time Oscar winner TOM HANKS filmed a quirky public service announcement for last night's (05MAR06) Academy Awards, advising his peers to keep...

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Fascinating Fact 1157

6th March 2006 11:26

WALLACE + GROMIT: THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT directors NICK PARK and STEVE BOX celebrated their Best Animated Feature Oscar win last night...

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Fascinating Fact 1158

6th March 2006 11:26

BEN STILLER presented the Best Visual Effects Oscar dressed in head to toe in a green screen unitard outfit, boasting, "This is blowing (STEVEN)...

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The Things They Say 1531

6th March 2006 11:26

"I'm a little surprised CINDERELLA MAN didn't win that category... Imagine the difficulty in making RUSSELL CROWE look like he got into a fight."...

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Fascinating Fact 1159

6th March 2006 11:26

NICOLE KIDMAN further went public with her KEITH URBAN romance at the Oscars last night (05MAR06) - the country star was her date for the evening.

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Oscars Still Unlucky For Sound Man

6th March 2006 11:26

Sound engineer KEVIN O'CONNELL remains the unluckiest man in Hollywood after missing out on an Oscar for the 18th time last night (05MAR06). The...

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Howard's Skydiving Stunt Has To Wait

6th March 2006 11:26

TERRENCE HOWARD has put his secret bid to conquer his fear of heights on hold after failing to pick up an Oscar in Hollywood last night (05MAR06). ...

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The Things They Say 1532

6th March 2006 11:26

"I'd like to thank the Academy for seating me next to GEORGE CLOONEY at the Nominees Luncheon." CORINNE MARRINAN (corr) already felt like a big...

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Fascinating Fact 1160

6th March 2006 11:26

Celebrated western writer LARRY MCMURTRY stuck true to his cowboy roots by wearing his lucky jeans to the Academy Awards last night (05MAR06)....

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Wait Continues For Hannibal Prequel

6th March 2006 14:01

The movie prequel of THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS has been stalled, because author THOMAS HARRIS has missed the deadline for finishing his new novel. ...

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Bardot Praises Mccartney Over Seal Stance

6th March 2006 14:01

French movie legend BRIGITTE BARDOT has praised SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY for travelling to Canada to highlight the plight of seals in the region. The...

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Willis 'Ignorant'

6th March 2006 14:01

Hollywood actor BRUCE WILLIS has been dubbed "ignorant" and "ungrateful" by the Colombian president after claiming the country's drug trade was...

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Campbell To Write Memoirs With Oprah

6th March 2006 14:01

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL is planning to write an autobiography with the help of celebrity friend OPRAH WINFREY. The talk show queen has persuaded...

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Hoffman Thanks Mother In Emotional Acceptance Speech

6th March 2006 14:01

Oscar-winner PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN thanked his mother as he collected his Best Actor Academy Award last night (05MAR06), for inspiring him to follow...

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Moss Accused In Another Tabloid Cocaine Scandal

6th March 2006 14:01

A former friend of KATE MOSS has told British newspaper The Sun the supermodel once snorted cocaine at the house of former South African president...

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Posh Spice Reveals Fashion Secrets

6th March 2006 14:01

Former SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM has offered her style secrets to devoted fans, including tips on unmatched underwear and children's clothing. ...

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Arcade Fire Blaze A Trail At Canadian Awards

6th March 2006 14:01

Canadian band ARCADE FIRE are celebrating after a double triumph at the Canadian Independent Music Awards last Week (01MAR06). The band's sombre...

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Glitter To Attack Media 'Conspiracy' In Memoirs

6th March 2006 14:01

Disgraced British rocker GARY GLITTER is writing his memoirs, in which he will blast the media "conspiracy" against him. The 61-year-old star, who...

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Gorillaz Go Bananas About Monkey

6th March 2006 14:01

GORILLAZ creators DAMON ALBARN and JAMIE HEWLETT are writing the score for an operatic production of cult 1970s TV show MONKEY. The project, which...

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Mccartney Seal Protest Will Make 'No Difference'

6th March 2006 14:01

LATEST: SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and HEATHER MILLS MCCARTNEY's visit to Canada will not make any difference to plans for this year's (06) seal hunt. The...

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Madonna To Buy 'Messiah' Home

6th March 2006 14:01

Singer MADONNA is reportedly planning to set up a centre for Kabbalah studies in the Israeli town of Rosh Pina - where, according to Kabbalah...

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Mccartneys Risked Charges After Cuddling Seal

6th March 2006 14:01

Ex-BEATLE SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and his wife HEATHER MILLS MCCARTNEY faced marine mammal interference charges after cuddling a white baby seal in Canada...

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The Things They Say 1534

6th March 2006 14:01

"To be a director you have to put on a dress and solicit blowjobs in Hollywood." Film-maker KEVIN SMITH pokes fun at shamed director LEE TAMAHORI,...

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Fascinating Fact 1163

6th March 2006 14:01

SCREAM star DAVID ARQUETTE is to play a suicidal businessman who literally shoots himself in the foot in actor/director JON FAVREAU's new TV sitcom...

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Diesel Stuns Spielberg With Fat Jack Look

6th March 2006 14:01

VIN DIESEL tested his look as real-life mobster GIACOMO 'FAT JACK' DiNORSCIO (corr) on pal STEVEN SPIELBERG and the movie mogul had no idea who he...

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Fascinating Fact 1162

6th March 2006 14:01

Actor/director ED BURNS is taking modelling tips from his wife CHRISTY TURLINGTON after signing on as the new face of menswear firm Nautica.

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Fascinating Fact 1161

6th March 2006 14:01

Horror icon VINCENT PRICE is to be resurrected on the London stage in a play about the actor and his third wife, CORAL BROWNE. Casting is on to find...

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Halle: 'X-men Made Me Sick'

6th March 2006 14:01

Movie star HALLE BERRY was violently sick on the set of forthcoming movie X-MEN: THE FINAL STAND, after a string of stunts left her reeling. Berry,...

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The Things They Say 1533

6th March 2006 14:01

"My body is just the space where I live. Though I'll admit, it's a pretty good body to have... I'd rather be a little heavier but nice, rather than...

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Campbell Boxes Into Shape

6th March 2006 14:01

Stunning supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL has revealed the secret to her fabulous physique - she boxes. The catwalk superstar is 36 this year, but looks...

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Stone: 'I'm Responsible For Higher Actress Wages'

6th March 2006 14:01

Oscar-nominated actress SHARON STONE has taken the credit for raising women's salaries in Hollywood. The 47-year-old, who is reportedly earning...

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Oscar Guests Hit With Taxes

6th March 2006 17:25

Guests who took home gift-packed bags from yesterday's (05MAR06) Academy Awards ceremony may have to pay $30,000 (GBP17,500) in taxes on their new...

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Dench: 'Craig Makes A Great Bond'

6th March 2006 17:25

DAME JUDI DENCH has leaped to the defence of her CASINO ROYALE co-star DANIEL CRAIG, after the actor came under a barrage of criticism from JAMES...

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Altman: 'I Had To Hide Heart Surgery'

6th March 2006 17:25

Veteran director ROBERT ALTMAN kept his heart transplant a secret from Hollywood for over a decade, as he feared he would never work again if the...

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Lucas: 'The Blockbuster Is Dead'

6th March 2006 17:25

Movie mogul GEORGE LUCAS predicts Hollywood will soon start shifting away from mega-budget blockbusters in favour of making more independent films...

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Diana Crash 'An Accident'

6th March 2006 17:25

The car crash which claimed the life of DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES in 1997 was an accident, an interim report by Britain's former top cop is expected...

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Altman Shocks With News Of Secret Heart Transplant

6th March 2006 17:25

Veteran film-maker ROBERT ALTMAN shocked Hollywood last night (05MAR06) when he dramatically announced, onstage at the Oscars, that he owes his life...

news article: Altman Shocks With News Of Secret Heart Transplant

Arctic Monkeys To Release Short Films

6th March 2006 17:25

Rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS have finished shooting two short films, which will hit stores in their native UK early next month (10APR06). The shorts,...

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Fascinating Fact 1164

6th March 2006 17:25

Best Song winners THREE 6 MAFIA substituted the word 'witch' for 'bitch' in their Academy Award performance of IT'S HARD OUT THERE FOR A PIMP - but...

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David: 'I'll Go Naked For Cash'

6th March 2006 17:25

British R+B star CRAIG DAVID is willing to pose nude for pornographic magazine Playgirl, as long as the photographs are "done carefully". The FILL...

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Lennon And Jagger Back Together?

6th March 2006 17:25

Rock 'n' roll offspring SEAN LENNON and ELIZABETH JAGGER have sparked rumours their romance is back on after spending the evening together in a...

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Lavigne Opens Home To Fans

6th March 2006 17:25

Canadian singer AVRIL LAVIGNE has put her Toronto townhouse on the market for the bargain price of $600,000 (GBP350,000) - allowing fans to view her...

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Weinstein Could Make Me President, Says Parton

6th March 2006 17:25

Country queen DOLLY PARTON has offered movie boss HARVEY WEINSTEIN the job of campaign manager should she ever run for US president. The busty icon...

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George Michael Arrest 'Karma', Says Cop

6th March 2006 17:25

The police officer who arrested GEORGE MICHAEL in a Los Angeles public toilet in 1998 is thrilled the singer was recently apprehended on suspicion of...

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Author Glad To Sever Ties With 'Dysfunctional' Jacksons

6th March 2006 17:25

LATEST: The writer of a book questionning MICHAEL JACKSON's innocence of child molestation charges, sexuality and drug habits admits he was glad the...

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The Things They Say 1535

6th March 2006 17:25

"Everything I buy is vintage and smells funny. Maybe that's why I don't have a boyfriend." Hollywood beauty LUCY LIU rationalises her man troubles.

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Royal Girlfriends Make 'Sexy' List

6th March 2006 17:25

The girlfriends of British royals PRINCE WILLIAM and PRINCE HARRY have made it onto the UK magazine FHM's Sexiest Women list. KATE MIDDLETON, 24,...

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Fascinating Fact 1167

6th March 2006 17:25

SAMUEL L JACKSON turned down the role of LORENZO COUNCIL in new thriller FREEDOMLAND twice before he agreed to play the part.

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Campbell: 'I'm A Low Maintenance Girl'

6th March 2006 17:25

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL has hit back at former boyfriend TOMMY LEE's complaints of her high maintenance lifestyle, insisting there is nothing wrong...

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Fascinating Fact 1166

6th March 2006 17:25

The magic is over for long-running US witch drama CHARMED - the TV series starring MARILYN MANSON's ex-girlfriend ROSE MCGOWAN and ALYSSA MILANO is...

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Hilton's High Heel Horror

6th March 2006 17:25

Hotel heiress PARIS HILTON is suffering from a broken toe - and her main complaint is she is unable to wear her towering JIMMY CHOO high heeled...

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The Things The Say:

6th March 2006 17:25

"Ten years ago, I went to the awards because of my husband (WILLIAM H MACY). I can't believe I'm going again - and for me. And not as a seat-filler...

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Cuthbert: 'Give My Character A Chance'

6th March 2006 17:25

Actress ELISHA CUTHBERT is facing the critics on her return to cult TV series 24, after fans of the show previously became tired of her character's...

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Fascinating Fact 1165

6th March 2006 17:25

NATALIE PORTMAN combined her love of peace and STAR WARS for her guest hosting stint on US comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE at the weekend (04MAR06) -...

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Bochco Out As "Showrunner" On Commander In Chief

6th March 2006 18:31

In the latest shake-up in the production offices of ABC's Commander in Chief, Steven Bochco has been replaced by Dee Johnson as the show's...

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O'reilly Warns Olbermann's Fans He'll Sic Security On Them

6th March 2006 18:31

The Bill O'Reilly/Keith Olbermann feud became more bizarre over the weekend when a caller to O'Reilly's radio show, syndicated by CBS-owned...

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Critics Slam Stewart For Restraint

6th March 2006 18:31

Critics seemed to agree: It was one of the safest, least political Oscar telecasts in recent years. Jon Stewart, who has earned his considerable...

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Ratings Dip For Oscars

6th March 2006 18:31

Ratings for Sunday night's Oscar telecast were down about 10 percent from last year -- a decline far less dramatic than many analysts had...

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Churchgoers Turn Out Again For Madea

6th March 2006 18:31

The lesson of the weekend box office was clear: never underestimate the power of the church to turn out audiences. For the second week in a row,...

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Few Surprises Among Oscar Winners

6th March 2006 18:31

Except for the victory of Crash in the best film category, all other votes went pretty much as expected. Ang Lee received the award for best...

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Broke' Broken By Crash

6th March 2006 18:31

In a decision that elicited considerable surprise but little praise, Oscar voters on Sunday selected Lionsgate's Crash as the best picture of...

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Is Dateline About To Be Canceled?

6th March 2006 18:31

NBC's newsmagazine Dateline may be in its final season, according to Broadcasting & Cable columnist J. Max Robins. Friday night's edition was...

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The Things They Say 1538

6th March 2006 21:41

"I think I lost control of my bowels." Best Actor Oscar winner PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN upon hearing his name announced last night (05MAR06).

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Howard Eyes A Traditional Love

6th March 2006 21:41

TERRENCE HOWARD is looking for love again following the collapse of his marriage, but wants any potential girlfriend to have a traditional outlook. ...

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Lee Shocked By Brokeback Loss

6th March 2006 21:41

Director ANG LEE was devastated BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN lost out on the Best Picture Oscar to CRASH, but insists he is still proud of the movie The...

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Dazed Witherspoon Rescued By Foxx

6th March 2006 21:41

REESE WITHERSPOON was dazed and confused when she walked off-stage after receiving the Oscar for Best Actress - until JAMIE FOXX came to her rescue....

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Brokeback's Mcmurtry Accuses Academy Of Rural Discrimination

6th March 2006 21:41

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN co-writer LARRY MCMURTRY believes urban drama CRASH beat his film to the Best Picture Award, because Academy members discriminate...

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The Things They Say 1537

6th March 2006 21:41

"I heard that a lot of artists who had the 666 release date had requested to be moved. We demanded it." SONIC YOUTH rocker THURSTON MOORE has no...

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Fascinating Fact 1168

6th March 2006 21:41

Grammy Award winner JOHN LEGEND once played "a black Russian dude" in a high school musical adaptation of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF.

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Thurston Moore Nearly Blanked Actor Pitt's Band

6th March 2006 21:41

SONIC YOUTH star THURSTON MOORE almost didn't sign MICHAEL PITT's band PAGODA to his Ecstatic Media record label, because he was distrustful of an...

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The Things They Say 1536

6th March 2006 21:41

"I had to. My mom was watching." THREE 6 MAFIA member JORDAN "JUICY J" HOUSTON had no problem changing the lyrics to his gritty Oscar-winning song,...

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Depeche Mode Sing For The Sims

6th March 2006 21:41

Rockers DEPECHE MODE have recorded a song for the latest in the best-selling computer game series THE SIMS - in a made-up language. The three-piece...

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Sonic Youth Star's Label Signs Deal With Universal

6th March 2006 21:41

SONIC YOUTH frontman THURSTON MOORE has signed a deal for releases by his cult record label to be distributed through media giant Universal Music...

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Jackson's Brother: 'Michael Used Sperm Doctor'

6th March 2006 21:41

MICHAEL JACKSON conceived his two eldest children with ex-wife DEBBIE ROWE using a "sperm doctor", according to a book proposal the superstar's older...

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The Things They Say 1541

6th March 2006 21:41

"I don't have any interest in being the cool guy. There are plenty of guys trying to be the cool guy. I like being the everyman dork who sticks his...

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Fascinating Fact 1170

6th March 2006 21:41

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY has been picked to play KING HENRY VIII's ill-fated wife ANNE BOLEYN in a new movie about the British royal.

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Farrell The Singing Sensation

6th March 2006 21:41

Hollywood heart-throb COLIN FARRELL passes time on movie sets by singing songs from famous musicals. Farrell is currently filming ASK THE DUSK with...

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The Things They Say 1540

6th March 2006 21:41

"The one thing you've got to be prepared to do as a parent is not to be liked from time to time." EMMA THOMPSON hands out parenting advice.

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Fascinating Fact 1169

6th March 2006 21:41

Best actor-nominee TERRENCE HOWARD worked with designers DOLCE + GABBANA for his Oscar look and accessorised with a 30-carat platinum...

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Campbell's Dream Jacket

6th March 2006 21:41

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL is thrilled after legendary singer TINA TURNER gave her the jacket she wore in the video to WE DON'T NEED ANOTHER HERO. ...

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The Things They Say 1539

6th March 2006 21:41

"I don't know what people want from me. I'm the most out-of-work actor I know." Former child-star MACAULAY CULKIN has no idea why people are still...

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Clooney Inspired Real Life Character To Lose Weight

6th March 2006 21:41

Actor/director GEORGE CLOONEY's role as "pudgy" CIA agent BOB BAER in SYRIANA inspired the real-life character to get in shape. Clooney, who won...

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