Music, Movie and Entertainment News 6th August 2004

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Bond Go To Hollywood

6th August 2004 3:05

Classical girl group BOND are set for Hollywood after filming a role in the forthcoming XXX action sequel. The stunning string quartet - who...

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Heather Mills' Night Off

6th August 2004 3:05

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER MILLS had her first night out drinking this week (begs02AUG04) since the birth of her daughter BEATRICE in...

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Greek Composer Theodorakis Hospitalised

6th August 2004 3:05

ZORBA THE GREEK composer MIKIS THEODORAKIS rushed 80 kilometres (49.7 miles) to an Athens, Greece hospital on Wednesday (04AUG04) after falling...

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Jamelia Slams Beyonce And Britney For Miming

6th August 2004 3:05

British pop beauty JAMELIA has slammed her American contemporaries BEYONCE KNOWLES and BRITNEY SPEARS for miming on stage. The SUPERSTAR singer,...

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Atomic Kitten Break Extended

6th August 2004 3:05

ATOMIC KITTEN singer NATASHA HAMILTON has announced the pop trio's one-year hiatus will be even longer now she is pregnant with her second child. ...

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Van Zant Patriarch Dies

6th August 2004 3:05

American rocker LACY VAN ZANT has died after suffering a chronic pulmonary illness. He was 89. The patriarch of the musical Van Zant family...

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Springsteen Breaks Political Silence

6th August 2004 3:05

Rock legend BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN gave readers of yesterday's (05AUG04) NEW YORK TIMES newspaper a list of reasons to vote US President GEORGE W BUSH...

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Benet's Other Woman Speaks Out

6th August 2004 3:05

The woman at the centre of HALLE BERRY's marriage meltdown has spoken out for the first time about her affair with ERIC BENET, insisting the stars'...

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Johansson Fell Into Monroe Look By Accident

6th August 2004 3:05

Hollywood beauty SCARLETT JOHANSSON was amazed when she accidentally turned herself into a MARILYN MONROE lookalike at this year's (FEB04) BAFTA...

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Cruz Stays Away From Surgery

6th August 2004 3:05

Spanish movie siren PENELOPE CRUZ has refused to undergo cosmetic surgery and insists she will grow old gracefully. The CAPTAIN CORELLI'S...

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Douglas Family Star In Hitchhiker's Guide

6th August 2004 3:05

The family of late author DOUGLAS ADAMS have signed up to appear in the new movie version of his cult novel HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY. ...

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Rivers Slams Crowe Again

6th August 2004 3:05

American comedienne JOAN RIVERS has named Antipodean bad boy RUSSELL CROWE as her worst interviewee ever. The former E! red carpet fashion...

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Hilton's Pooch Goes In For Therapy

6th August 2004 3:05

American socialite PARIS HILTON has brought her beloved pet dog TINKERBELL to therapy after the tiny pooch snapped at her. The A SIMPLE LIFE...

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Damon Predicts Bourne 3

6th August 2004 3:05

Hollywood hunk MATT DAMON will make a third JASON BOURNE movie - as long as the script is good enough. The OSCAR-winner's second outing as US...

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Schiffer Banned From Filming In Germany

6th August 2004 3:05

Supermodel CLAUDIA SCHIFFER has been banned from filming an advert in her native Germany over fears she could damage a national landmark. The...

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Smith To Move To London

6th August 2004 3:05

Actor WILL SMITH is following in the footsteps of fellow Hollywood stars by moving to England. American A-listers MADONNA and GWYNETH PALTROW...

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Bellucci's Pregnant Pose Infuriates The Vatican

6th August 2004 3:05

Italian screen siren MONICA BELLUCCI's naked and pregnant pose on the country's edition of VANITY FAIR magazine has infuriated The Vatican. The...

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Landry Hates Being Single

6th August 2004 9:29

Sexy actress ALI LANDRY is hoping she'll find a man to settle down with soon - because she hates being single. After six years of courtship,...

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Joaquin Wants To Go Back In Time

6th August 2004 9:29

GLADIATOR star JOAQUIN PHOENIX wishes he was born 20 years earlier - because he's fixated with the music and movies of the 1960s and '70s. The...

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Voight Stayed Single For Kids' Sake

6th August 2004 9:29

Veteran actor JON VOIGHT never remarried because he wanted to devote his time to daughter ANGELINA JOLIE and her brother JAMES HAVEN. Voight...

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Brittany Hides Poster With Ashton

6th August 2004 9:29

BRITTANY MURPHY is so worried her failed romance to ASHTON KUTCHER will scare off potential boyfriends, she hides their JUST MARRIED poster in her...

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Lohan And Valderrama To Wed?

6th August 2004 9:29

FREAKY FRIDAY star LINDSAY LOHAN has sparked speculation she's planning to marry boyfriend WILMER VALDERRAMA, after she was spotted sporting a ring...

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Foxx: Gooding Jr Has My Oscar

6th August 2004 9:29

Comedian JAMIE FOXX believes fellow actor CUBA GOODING JR owes him a valuable item - his Best Supporting Actor ACADEMY AWARD. Foxx auditioned...

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Anderson 'On The Market' For A Husband

6th August 2004 9:29

Former BAYWATCH star PAMELA ANDERSON has announced she's "on the market" and is eager to find herself another husband. The busty beauty, ex-wife...

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Burton's Widow Attacks Taylor

6th August 2004 9:29

RICHARD BURTON's widow SALLY HAY BURTON has accused ELIZABETH TAYLOR of driving her to the brink of suicide. Sally, who was Burton's fourth wife...

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Dunst And Gyllenhaal Together Again?

6th August 2004 9:29

KIRSTEN DUNST and JAKE GYLLENHAAL have prompted hopes of a reunion, after they were spotted enjoying a coffee break together. Last month...

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George Michael Sells Home

6th August 2004 9:29

Pop singer GEORGE MICHAEL has put his home in France's posh St Tropez up for sale - with a price tag of $5.8 million (GBP3.2 million). The...

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Judd Steps Out With Landry

6th August 2004 9:29

JENNIFER LOPEZ's ex-husband CRIS JUDD has been romantically linked to a new woman - actress ALI LANDRY. Landry recently married, and then split...

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Kravitz Top Hollywood Heartbreaker

6th August 2004 9:29

LENNY KRAVITZ's string of failed romances with a range of stunning women has earned him the title 'Hollywood's Biggest Heartbreaker'. The hunky...

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Cruise Grooves To Hip-hop

6th August 2004 9:29

Hollywood actor TOM CRUISE gave fans a glimpse of his youthful side yesterday (05AUG04), when he danced to a track by EMINEM's rap collective D12...

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Rimes Hits Out At Simpson's Accusations

6th August 2004 9:29

Country star LeANN RIMES has hit back at accusations she stole JESSICA SIMPSON's first boyfriend, insisting the claims are untrue. Simpson...

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Benet 'Scared' Of Berry

6th August 2004 9:29

The woman who had an affair with ERIC BENET while he was married to HALLE BERRY claims the R+B singer was petrified of the actress - and became her...

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Grant Downed Cleaning Detergents As A Child

6th August 2004 13:54

HUGE GRANT used to give his parents sleepless nights when he was a child - after he developed a love for drinking "household detergents". As a...

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Knightley Signs Autographs In The Nude

6th August 2004 13:54

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY graciously agreed to sign autographs for enthusiastic fans - while standing naked in a gymnasium-changing room. The KING ARTHUR...

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Garner Disappointed Over Divorce

6th August 2004 13:54

Movie beauty JENNIFER GARNER was devastated when her divorce to actor SCOTT FOLEY came through earlier this year (04) - as she felt she'd let down...

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Mckellen Tells Of Stalker Hell

6th August 2004 13:54

LORD OF THE RINGS star SIR IAN McKELLEN once got rid of a persistent stalker - by ignoring the disturbed individual. The OSCAR nominee, 64,...

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Moore And Kutcher To Holiday In Wales

6th August 2004 13:54

DEMI MOORE and her toy boy lover ASHTON KUTCHER are planning to enjoy a romantic break in Wales later this month (AUG04). The 41-year-old...

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Morton's Set Demands Upset Crew

6th August 2004 13:54

British actress SAMANTHA MORTON has reportedly upset the crew of her latest film RIVER QUEEN - with her list of extravagant demands. The...

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Smith's Manhood Concealed In Latest Film

6th August 2004 13:54

Filmmaker were so desperate to hide WILL SMITH's modesty in a steamy bathroom scene in I, ROBOT they strapped his penis to his leg. The...

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Hawkins Goes After Car Thieves

6th August 2004 13:54

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS plans to find the culprits who stole the wheels off his new JAGUAR - and he is armed with a shovel should he...

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Shaznay Lewis Takes Break To Marry

6th August 2004 13:54

Former ALL SAINTS star SHAZNAY LEWIS is taking a break from her chart comeback, so she can get married. The singer stormed back into the British...

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Maroon 5 Singer Appreciates Heartbreak

6th August 2004 13:54

MAROON 5 frontman ADAM LEVINE owes his worldwide success to having his heart broken. Levine drew inspiration from the end of a previous love...

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Ill Hawkins Cancels Gig

6th August 2004 13:54

Glam rockers THE DARKNESS have pulled out of a music festival in Japan this weekend - because frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS is suffering from...

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Snoop: Leave My Film Alone

6th August 2004 13:54

Rapper-turned-actor SNOOP DOGG has hit out at critics who claim his new movie SOUL PLANE portrays a negative stereotype of black America. The...

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Spears Fumigates Malibu Home

6th August 2004 13:54

BRITNEY SPEARS is fumigating her new $5.4 million (GBP3 million) mansion in Malibu, California - after discovering the pad is infested with creepy...

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Hudson Smokes Again To Lose Weight

6th August 2004 16:56

Hollywood beauty KATE HUDSON has resumed her smoking habit to help her lose the 27.21 kilograms (60 pounds) she gained during her pregnancy. ...

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Collette To Launch Singing Career

6th August 2004 16:56

ABOUT A BOY star TONI COLLETTE has shocked fans by turning her back on movies to launch a singing career. The 31-year-old decided to quit acting...

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Depp And Dicaprio Plan Kerouac Movie?

6th August 2004 16:56

Hollywood hunks JOHNNY DEPP and LEONARDO DiCAPRIO are reportedly planning an ambitious movie about the intense relationship between eccentric...

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Damon Nearly Rejected Two Blockbusters

6th August 2004 16:56

MATT DAMON nearly turned down movies THE BOURNE SUPREMACY and OCEAN'S TWELVE fearing the sequels wouldn't live up to the originals. The...

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Oprah To Celebrate Show's 25th Anniversary

6th August 2004 16:56

OPRAH WINFREY will present American TV series THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW until 2011, after signing a new three-year-deal. Winfrey has become one of...

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Smith's Character Obsession Affects Home Life

6th August 2004 16:56

WILL SMITH becomes so obsessed when preparing for a movie, his family "has to be prepared" to deal with the character he's playing. The I, ROBOT...

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Farrell Behaved 'Like A Baby' With Jolie

6th August 2004 16:56

Irish hunk COLIN FARRELL acted "like a baby towards his mother" when he first met actress ANGELINA JOLIE on the set of ALEXANDER, the film's...

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Damon Wants To Make A Porn Film

6th August 2004 16:56

The BOURNE SUPREMACY star MATT DAMON wants to make a "character-driven porn movie" with an intellectual plot. Damon, 33, believes x-rated films...

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Blues Brothers Voted Best Soundtrack

6th August 2004 16:56

The music in hit movie THE BLUES BROTHERS has been voted the best film soundtrack of all time. Listeners of British radio station BBC 6 chose...

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Grammys Return To La For 2005

6th August 2004 16:56

The prestigious GRAMMY AWARDS ceremony is celebrating its return to Los Angeles in 2005 by creating 107 awards. American music's eagerly...

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Wilson To Perform Smile To American Audiences

6th August 2004 16:56

Former BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON will finally perform tracks from his album SMILE in America next month (SEPT04). The GOD ONLY KNOWS singer...

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Isley Brother Has Stroke

6th August 2004 16:56

ISLEY BROTHERS legend RONALD ISLEY has had a minor stroke after being taken ill in London. The HARVEST FOR THE WORLD star, 63, fell ill...

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Pink Floyd Turn The Wall Into Musical

6th August 2004 16:56

Psychedelic rockers PINK FLOYD are turning their hit 1979 album THE WALL into a Broadway musical. The band's bassist ROGER WATERS has agreed to...

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P Diddy's Furious Yacht Battle

6th August 2004 16:56

LATEST: Hip-hop playboy SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS' vacation on the Spanish isle of Ibiza is getting more stressful, after a vicious fight with the man...

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Cox Arquette Regains Figure By Walking

6th August 2004 19:26

Actress COURTENEY COX ARQUETTE has endured obsessive walks to regain the figure she had before her pregnancy. The FRIENDS star, 40, has shed the...

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Collette Worships Maclaine

6th August 2004 19:26

Australian actress TONI COLLETTE worships screen veteran SHIRLEY MacLAINE after working with her on new movie IN HER SHOES. In the movie, THE...

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Basinger's Bad Mouth Upsets Her Dad

6th August 2004 19:26

KIM BASINGER's shocked dad once sent her a tube of tennis balls after she upset him by talking about oral sex in a TV interview. The actress was...

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Barton Hates Being Type-cast

6th August 2004 19:26

THE OC's MISCHA BARTON refuses to make a film until she can find a character "completely different" from herself. Barton, 18, is desperate to...

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Collateral Co-stars Take A Taxi Ride

6th August 2004 19:26

American TV presenter DIANE SAWYER took COLLATERAL co-stars JAMIE FOXX, TOM CRUISE and JADA PINKETT SMITH for a ride around New York in a yellow...

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Zeta-jones Dresses Daughter In Same Clothes

6th August 2004 19:26

Hollywood beauty CATHERINE ZETA-JONES is dressing her daughter CARYS in the same clothes she wore as a child. The OSCAR-winning actress, 34,...

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Milano's Ex Offered Bachelor Gig

6th August 2004 19:26

Actress ALYSSA MILANO's ex-boyfriend CARL PAVANO has been offered the chance to star as the new BACHELOR in America's reality TV hit. The...

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The Ring Sequel Pushed Back

6th August 2004 19:26

The sequel to cult horror film THE RING has been pushed back dues to production delays. The film was due to open this November (04) but has been...

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More Legal Problems For Robin Givens

6th August 2004 19:26

Actress ROBIN GIVENS is heading back to court again after being sued by her former talent agency. Givens, who was once wed to boxer MIKE TYSON,...

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Rosie Turns Cruise Debut Into A Documentary

6th August 2004 19:26

Retired chat show host ROSIE O'DONNELL has turned her new gay cruise ship venture into a documentary. The actress has teamed up with bosses at...

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Dillon To Appear In Film About Thinking Car

6th August 2004 19:26

American actor MATT DILLON has been cast as a dashing driver in a new film based on the HERBIE series. The 40-year-old will reportedly star...

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The Rock Tackles Football Again

6th August 2004 19:26

Wrestler-turned-movie star DWAYNE `THE ROCK' JOHNSON is set to return to the American football field to star in new film GRIDIRON GANG. The...

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Newman + Redford Ride Again

6th August 2004 19:26

Movie veterans PAUL NEWMAN and ROBERT REDFORD are set to team up again 35 years after coming together for BUTCH CASSIDY + THE SUNDANCE KID. The...

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Dogg Encourages Bootleg Of New Movie

6th August 2004 19:26

Rapper-turned-actor SNOOP DOGG is thrilled an illegal copy of his new movie SOUL PLANE has hit the "hood" - because he believes it will encourage...

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Cruise Says No To Nicole Reunion, But They'll Always Be Close

6th August 2004 19:26

TOM CRUISE has ruled out the possibility of getting back together with ex-wife NICOLE KIDMAN, but he admits he's flattered people think they were a...

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Sharon Stone's Bed Man Revealed

6th August 2004 19:26

LATEST: The man who found himself getting cosy with SHARON STONE in a bed store was ROLLING STONE journalist ERIK HEDEGAARD (corr). Many...

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Cester Bottom Fetish

6th August 2004 19:26

JET frontman NIC CESTER is willing to sleep with his fans - but only if they have attractive bottoms. The Australian rocker boasts he sifts...

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Jewel's Armpit Trauma

6th August 2004 19:26

Sexy singer JEWEL hates being "armpit height" - because tall fans make her feel vulnerable and insecure. The INTUITION star, 30, - who measures...

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Bedingfield's Text Message Scandal

6th August 2004 19:26

Pop sensation NATASHA BEDINGFIELD was mortified when she accidentally sent a raunchy text message to a family friend. The THESE WORDS singer was...

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Elvis' Backing Groups Team Up For Unknown Rocker

6th August 2004 19:26

The vocal groups that helped give ELVIS PRESLEY his distinctive sound have come together for the first time since the King's death to help a...

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Kiss Star Goes Country In Video

6th August 2004 19:26

KISS rocker GENE SIMMONS has gone country to star in TRICK PONY's new video - as a leery priest. Simmons oversees an ill-fated marriage ceremony...

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Van Zandt Gives Former Beatle Pete Best A Boost

6th August 2004 19:26

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's guitarist STEVEN VAN ZANDT has given former BEATLE PETE BEST the chance to be cool again - by inviting him to play at his...

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Country Star Recovering After Car Crash

6th August 2004 19:26

Country star HEIDI NEWFIELD is recovering after being involved in a car crash in Destin, Florida. The TRICK PONY singer and sports agent husband...

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Mindy Arrested For Drug Fraud

6th August 2004 19:26

Country star MINDY McCREADY has been arrested at her home in Nashville, Tennessee, and charged with prescription drug fraud. Authorities claim...

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Backstreet Boys Turn To Reality Tv To Find A Bodyguard

6th August 2004 19:26

The BACKSTREET BOYS have become the latest pop group to get involved in reality TV - as they hunt for a new bodyguard. The five-piece are...

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Jackson's Lawyers Upset Over Lack Of Evidence

6th August 2004 19:26

LATEST: MICHAEL JACKSON's defence attorneys are furious items seized in a raid on the pop superstar's home last November (04) still haven't been...

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