Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 6th July 2005

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Jeff + Harrison Team Up With Amazon.com

6th July 2005 2:45

Movie stars JEFF BRIDGES and HARRISON FORD have teamed up with Internet shopping service Amazon.com to help the company celebrate its 10th...

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Mcandrews Fears Fame Will Cripple Her Career

6th July 2005 2:45

Rising star RACHEL McANDREWS fears her increasing celebrity status is crippling her burgeoning movie career - by making her too nervous to act. ...

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Disney Turns Snow White Into Martial Arts Epic

6th July 2005 2:45

Bosses of movie giant Disney are so desperate to tap into the Chinese cinema market - they are making a martial arts version of their 1937 animated...

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Law Fails To Charm Angry Traffic Warden

6th July 2005 2:45

Movie hunk JUDE LAW was horrified last night (05JUL05) when his notorious charm and celebrity status failed to persuade a traffic warden to unclamp...

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Arnie Took Humour Lessons From Milton Berle

6th July 2005 2:45

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER took joke lessons from beloved US funnyman MILTON BERLE when he first arrived in America. The Austrian-born action...

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Hurley Finally Reunited With Dog

6th July 2005 2:45

LATEST: British model ELIZABETH HURLEY is thrilled she's finally been reunited with her beloved pet dog EMILY - because she was convinced the...

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Hudson And Robinson Make Divorce Pact

6th July 2005 2:45

Movie beauty KATE HUDSON and her rocker husband CHRIS ROBINSON have agreed to end their five-year marriage if either of them commits adultery. ...

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Vaughn Slams Reports He's Romancing Aniston

6th July 2005 2:45

Movie hunk VINCE VAUGHN has hit out at reports he's romancing his new co-star JENNIFER ANISTON. Vaughn is currently filming THE BREAK UP with...

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Country Star Downing Dies At 65

6th July 2005 2:45

African-American country star BIG AL DOWNING has died from leukaemia at a hospital near his home in Massachusetts. He was 65. The piano player...

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Coldplay Choose Fans Over Beyonce For New Video

6th July 2005 2:45

British rockers COLDPLAY thrilled fans at their British gig on Saturday (04JUL05) by asking the entire audience to star in the video for their...

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Bassey Slams Church's Pop Transition

6th July 2005 2:45

DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY has attacked fellow Welsh singer CHARLOTTE CHURCH's ill-advised move from classical music into pop. The BIG SPENDER star...

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Timberlake Set For Batman Begins Baddie Role?

6th July 2005 2:45

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is being considered as the villainous HARVEY DENT in the BATMAN BEGINS sequel. The pop star is up against actor LIEV SHREIBER...

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Suge Praised For Stopping Trouble After Taxi Fight

6th July 2005 2:45

Rap mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT has been praised after helping Las Vegas, Nevada police diffuse a potentially nasty situation when a drunken pal of...

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Mccartney, Who And Lennox Donate Live 8 Profits

6th July 2005 2:45

LATEST: A galaxy of stars including SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, THE WHO and ANNIE LENNOX have followed PINK FLOYD's example - by donating extra profits...

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Doherty Blames Geldof's Saucy Daughter For Duet Disaster

6th July 2005 2:45

LATEST: Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY has blamed Live 8 co-organiser SIR BOB GELDOF's daughter for his disastrous duet with SIR ELTON JOHN at the...

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Motorhead's Lemmy Hospitalised With Dehydration + Exhaustion

6th July 2005 2:45

Heavy rocker LEMMY KILMISTER has been hospitalised in Germany after suffering from dehydration and exhaustion. The British MOTORHEAD frontman...

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Longoria Loves Her Body

6th July 2005 9:09

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA is thrilled with her "beautiful" body. The petite actress, who was recently crowned world's sexiest...

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Schwarzenegger's Early Accent Nightmare

6th July 2005 9:09

Action man-turned-California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER was desperate to shake his heavy accent when he first started out in Hollywood, because...

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Kaiser Chiefs' Blur Reunion Bid Backfires

6th July 2005 9:09

KAISER CHIEFS frontman RICKY WILSON dragged former BLUR star DAMON ALBARN to watch his ex-bandmate GRAHAM COXON's solo gig in a desperate bid to...

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Bassey Orders Fans To Stop Following Her

6th July 2005 9:09

DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY has ordered her dedicated fans to stop buying front row seats at every concert she plays - because she finds seeing the same...

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Akon Credits Prison Spell With Inspiring Music Career

6th July 2005 9:09

R+B star AKON credits his spell in prison for car theft with inspiring his burgeoning music career. The LONELY sensation - real name ALIAUNE...

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The Color Purple Heads To Broadway

6th July 2005 9:09

The musical adaptation of Pulitzer Prize-winning novel THE COLOR PURPLE has been such a smash hit in Atlanta, Georgia it's finally heading to...

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Barat And Lewis Land Modelling Jobs

6th July 2005 9:09

JULIETTE LEWIS and THE LIBERTINES rocker CARL BARAT are taking the fashion world by storm after signing up to model the elegant designs of Swedish...

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Bassey Attacks Church's Binge Drinking

6th July 2005 9:09

DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY has accused fellow Welsh singer CHARLOTTE CHURCH of setting a bad example to her peers by boasting about how much alcohol she...

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Geldof Calls G8 Summit Riots 'Stupid'

6th July 2005 9:09

Live 8 hero BOB GELDOF has blasted G8 Summit protestors who have marred last weekend's (02JUL05) historic concerts by clashing with police. More...

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Mccarthy Gets Turned On By Handyman Husband

6th July 2005 9:09

Model-turned-actress JENNY McCARTHY urges her husband JOHN ASHER to try a little do-it-yourself around their home, because watching men with...

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Ice-t's Holiday With A Little Work Thrown In

6th July 2005 9:09

Hip-hop star-turned-actor ICE-T has an ulterior motive for his current Australian tour - he's always wanted to holiday in the Antipodean country. ...

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Neeson: 'I'm A Terrible Shopper'

6th July 2005 9:09

LIAM NEESON avoids going shopping because he rarely finds what he's looking for, and obstructs other shoppers. The softly-spoken Irish actor has...

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Fever Pitch Renamed In British

6th July 2005 9:09

The FARRELLY BROTHERS' baseball comedy FEVER PITCH has been renamed THE PERFECT CATCH for British audiences. The Farrellys are the second...

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Burton's Family Angry He's Missed From List

6th July 2005 13:45

The family of late acting legend RICHARD BURTON are furious his name has been omitted from a new poll of Britain's best actors. The poll,...

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Wilson's Older Women

6th July 2005 13:45

OWEN WILSON is desperate to make a movie with British actress DAME HELEN MIRREN - as long as she takes her clothes off. The American actor stars...

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Coogan Rubbishes Beckham Rumours

6th July 2005 13:45

Actor STEVE COOGAN has rubbished reports former SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM will be starring in ALAN PARTRIDGE: THE MOVIE. Coogan, who has...

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Chiklis Called On Psychiatrist To Cure Costume Fear

6th July 2005 13:45

MICHAEL CHIKLIS was so terrified when he tried his costume on for his role as THE THING in upcoming movie FANTASTIC FOUR, it took a psychiatrist to...

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Brando Brought Laughter Back Into Kennedy's Life

6th July 2005 13:45

Screen legend MARLON BRANDO was the first person to make JACKIE KENNEDY ONASSIS laugh after the tragic assassination of her first husband - former...

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William Shows Compassion To Ill Children

6th July 2005 13:45

British royal PRINCE WILLIAM is following in the footsteps of his late mother DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES by giving courage and kindness to terminally...

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Jolie Adopts Ethiopian Baby

6th July 2005 13:45

ANGELINA JOLIE has agreed to adopt an Ethiopian baby girl orphaned by AIDS. The GIRL, INTERRUPTED beauty will complete the formalities of the...

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Kensit Learns To Love Her Curves

6th July 2005 13:45

Model-turned-actress PATSY KENSIT is enjoying her newfound curvy body after spending years starving herself to impress her string of rockstar...

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Doherty Nearly Missed Live 8

6th July 2005 13:45

BABYSHAMBLES frontman PETE DOHERTY almost missed his duet with SIR ELTON JOHN at London's Live 8 concert on Saturday (02JUL05) completely - he woke...

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Coldplay Avoid Oasis Battle

6th July 2005 13:45

COLDPLAY are delaying the release of their next single, because they want to avoid a head-to-head race with rockers OASIS for the UK number one...

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Mccartney Busks For New Film

6th July 2005 13:45

Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY busked in disguise in London for a new film. The former BEATLE blended in anonymously on the British capital's...

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Otis Ferry Treated For Meningitis

6th July 2005 13:45

Rocker BRYAN FERRY's 22-year-old son OTIS is being treated in hospital after being diagnosed with the deadly brain disease meningitis. Otis was...

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Razorlight To Keep Live 8 Money

6th July 2005 13:45

British rockers RAZORLIGHT have angered Live 8 organisers by vowing to keep any extra royalties they earn as a result of their performance at the...

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Notorious Big Judge To Consider Mistrial

6th July 2005 13:45

The judge presiding over the NOTORIOUS BIG wrongful-death trial in Los Angeles will consider a request for a mistrial and sanctions against the...

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Ryder Earned Nothing For Six Years

6th July 2005 17:10

HAPPY MONDAYS frontman SHAUN RYDER has been poverty-stricken for the past six years as his earnings were stopped due to a legal dispute. The...

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Madonna Kept 'Far Away' From Mariah

6th July 2005 17:10

MADONNA was desperate to stay away from MARIAH CAREY at the Live 8 concert in London, and ordered aides to keep a distance between the two. The...

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Timberlake And Combs Never Booked For Live 8

6th July 2005 17:10

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS were never booked to appear at the Live 8 concert in Philadelphia on Saturday (02JUL05) - despite claims...

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Lauryn Hill: 'I Was Controlled By Fugees'

6th July 2005 17:10

LAURYN HILL has thrown the FUGEES reunion into disarray, claiming she hated her time in the group and was abused and controlled by the other...

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Ali G Insists Fisher Stays Dressed

6th July 2005 17:10

British Comedian SACHA BARON COHEN banned his fiancee ISLA FISHER from stripping nude in her new movie WEDDING CRASHERS. Australian Fisher has...

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Original Lightsabers Up For Auction

6th July 2005 17:10

The legendary lightsabers brandished by STAR WARS characters LUKE SKYWALKER and DARTH VADER are up for auction alongside a bevy of memorabilia from...

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Lohan Lost Weight Over Parents' Split

6th July 2005 17:10

Teen star LINDSAY LOHAN lost weight through the stress of her parents' breakup, according to her father MICHAEL. Lohan has been the subject of...

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Rock Artist Cannell Commits Suicide

6th July 2005 17:10

British album artist PAUL CANNELL committed suicide yesterday (05JUL05). Cannell rocketed to fame with his trademark colourful album covers for...

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Olsen And Leto Dating?

6th July 2005 17:10

Teen star ASHLEY OLSEN is reportedly dating eligible Hollywood bachelor JARED LETO. The pair have been spotted together in New York - where...

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Brando Snubbed Monroe

6th July 2005 17:10

Movie legend MARLON BRANDO lured his fellow sex symbol MARILYN MONROE back to his hotel, only to snub her as blondes weren't his type. The ON...

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Martha Sick Of Home Arrest

6th July 2005 17:10

MARTHA STEWART is so sick of the ankle bracelet she is forced to wear while under house arrest, she learned from the internet how to dismantle...

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Tarantino Woos Federline's Ex

6th July 2005 17:10

Maverick director QUENTIN TARANTINO has reportedly embarked on a romance, with the ex lover of BRITNEY SPEARS' husband KEVIN FEDERLINE - SHAR...

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Dafoe Weds In Secret

6th July 2005 17:10

Actor WILLEM DAFOE married Italian actress and director GIADA COLAGRANDE in a secret ceremony in New York six weeks ago (MAY05). The pair...

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Stone Learns To Say No

6th July 2005 17:10

British soul sensation JOSS STONE found learning to say 'no' is the most important thing she could have learned. The SUPER DUPER LOVE (ARE YOU...

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Church Endorses Label's Rival

6th July 2005 17:10

Teen sensation CHARLOTTE CHURCH was given an iPod for her 18th birthday by her record company - even though the music player is manufactured by...

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Madonna's Extravagant Vacation

6th July 2005 17:10

Pop superstar MADONNA is going on a summer vacation so extravagant, it will cost her and husband GUY RITCHIE a staggering $300,000 (GBP150,000). ...

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Bassey Attacks Carey's Diva Demands

6th July 2005 17:10

Welsh singer DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY has slammed comparisons between her outrageous demands and MARIAH CAREY's flamboyant requests - insisting the pop...

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Elton And Donatella Renew Friendship

6th July 2005 21:14

SIR ELTON JOHN is thrilled his old friend DONATELLA VERSACE is finally sober, because they can finally renew their friendship after years of...

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Timberlake's Movie Stalled

6th July 2005 21:14

Lawyers have pressed pause on pop star JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's movie debut, after insisting his controversial new film ALPHA DOG will heavily influence...

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Geldof Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

6th July 2005 21:14

Campaigning rocker SIR BOB GELDOF has been nominated for the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize for his tireless campaigning to save the African continent. ...

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Lil' Kim Gets Prison Sentence For Lying About Shoot-out

6th July 2005 21:14

Rapper LIL' KIM has been sentenced to serve a year and a day in prison for lying to a federal grand jury about those responsible for a 2001...

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Screenwriter Lehman Dies

6th July 2005 21:14

Six-time Oscar nominee ERNEST LEHMAN has died after suffering a heart attack in Los Angeles. The revered screenwriter, who penned classics like...

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Penguin Film Beating War Of The Worlds Per-screen

6th July 2005 21:14

A little documentary about migrating penguins has been declared the hit of the summer (05) in America - as far as individual screenings are...

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Movie Star Haver Dies At 79

6th July 2005 21:14

Forties movie star JUNE HAVER has died at her home in Brentwood, Los Angeles. She was 79. The actress, who was formerly married to FRED...

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Troubled Patridge Family Star Axed From Radio Show

6th July 2005 21:14

Former PARTRIDGE FAMILY child star DANNY BONADUCE has been ditched from his Los Angeles morning radio show after recently undergoing a rehab stint...

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Knoxville In Trouble Over Simpson Rumours

6th July 2005 21:14

JOHNNY KNOXVILLE's wife is furious about rumours the actor had an affair with his DUKES OF HAZZARD co-star JESSICA SIMPSON. The former JACKASS...

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Kidman's Film Under Fire For Hepatitis C Joke

6th July 2005 21:14

Officials at the American Liver Foundation are fuming with a joke in NICOLE KIDMAN's new movie BEWITCHED, which pokes fun at those suffering with...

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Holmes Not Ready To Wed 'Right Now'

6th July 2005 21:14

Actress KATIE HOLMES is not ready to marry "right now", despite her recent engagement to new love TOM CRUISE. The former DAWSON'S CREEK star and...

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Prince Albert Admits Love Child

6th July 2005 21:14

Monaco royal PRINCE ALBERT II has acknowledged he fathered an illegitimate child with a flight attendant, ending months of speculation. The...

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Strait Ends Rock's Run At The Top Of The Us Charts

6th July 2005 21:14

Country star GEORGE STRAIT has ended rock's run at the top of the US album charts with his third number one on the list. Strait's new album,...

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Hot Snakes To Split

6th July 2005 21:14

US punk group HOT SNAKES are to split after completing dates on their current world tour. Fronted by ROCKET FROM THE CRYPT star JOHN 'SPEEDO'...

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Madonna And Mccartney Duet?

6th July 2005 21:14

MADONNA discussed collaborating with rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY backstage at the Live 8 concert in London on Saturday (2JUL05). The pair...

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