Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 7th May 2003

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Romijn-stamos Prefers To Play Flawed Characters

7th May 2003 1:48

Sexy actress REBECCA ROMIJN-STAMOS tries her best to steer clear from playing pretty girls in movies - because she finds such characters boring. ...

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Speed Problems For Charlize

7th May 2003 1:48

Speed lessons CHARLIZE THERON took for her role in revamped heist movie THE ITALIAN JOB are causing her all kinds of problems - because now she...

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Chuck Norris Hopes To Resurrect Dumped Tv Show

7th May 2003 1:48

CHUCK NORRIS is hoping his Hawaii-based TV series will make it on the air - even though major network NBC pulled out of it. Chuck's brother AARON...

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Sarah Jessica Parker Bemoans Female Pressures

7th May 2003 1:48

Actress SARAH JESSICA PARKER finds it hugely difficult to maintain her flawless figure - even though she can afford personal trainers to keep her in...

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Leguizamo Gives Tv Network Zilch

7th May 2003 1:48

MOULIN ROUGE! star JOHN LEGUIZAMO is set to create a cartoon series especially for men - about a pair of film geeks. The Hollywood actor has...

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Vaughn Hitches On To Hutch Pic

7th May 2003 1:48

Hollywood actor VINCE VAUGHN has signed up to join the star-studded cast of STARSKY AND HUTCH. JULIETTE LEWIS, CHRIS PENN, FRED WILLIAMSON and AMY...

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Knoxville In Hotdog Battle

7th May 2003 1:48

JACKASS star JOHNNY KNOXVILLE is set to star in and produce a new comedy - about battling hotdog vendors. The TV prankster - who recently wrapped...

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Arnie Copies Redford

7th May 2003 1:48

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER is poking fun at constant rumours about his political ambitions by revamping the poster for hit 1972 movie THE CANDIDATE -...

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Thornton Heads Home

7th May 2003 1:48

BILLY BOB THORNTON is helping swell the coffers of his native Arkansas by shooting his next film there. Thornton will film CHRYSTAL (corr) in the...

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Renee's Tears At "Lonely" Life

7th May 2003 1:48

Gorgeous film star RENEE ZELLWEGER is so upset at not being able to find a man, she broke down in tears at a dinner party in front of stunned...

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Violent Lyrics Make Fans Aggressive

7th May 2003 1:48

Songs with violent lyrical content can increase aggressive thoughts and emotions in listeners, according to a new study by the American...

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Soft Boys Split Again

7th May 2003 1:48

Cult rockers THE SOFT BOYS have split again after reforming last year (02). The group's co-founder ROBYN HITCHCOCK has walked out on the seminal...

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Mcknight's Musical Therapy

7th May 2003 1:48

R+B singer BRIAN McKNIGHT put himself through intense therapy when his 13-year marriage broke down - by putting all of his energies into his latest...

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Blur To Make Music In Baghdad?

7th May 2003 1:48

British alternative band BLUR have only just released their latest longplayer THINK TANK, but are already planning to record another LP - in...

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Boy George Convinced Robbie + Jonathan Are Gay

7th May 2003 1:48

BOY GEORGE is convinced ROBBIE WILLIAMS and his best pal JONATHAN WILKES are gay - after a chance meeting in a Los Angeles tattoo parlour. ...

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More Tour Trauma For Tatu

7th May 2003 1:48

The party seems to be over for Russian lesbian act TATU - they've now had to cancel the German leg of their tour. The ALL THE THINGS SHE SAID...

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Dixie Chicks' Florida Show Draws Just One Protester

7th May 2003 1:48

The DIXIE CHICKS' controversy levels are showing signs of melting away - just one protester showed up outside their sold-out show in Florida on...

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Britney The Super Prankster

7th May 2003 1:48

BRITNEY SPEARS proved she's the queen of pranks when she pulled a double `punk' on MTV's hit practical joke show. The BOYS pop star first duped...

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Mcgregor Clears Up English Confusion

7th May 2003 9:17

Scottish actor EWAN McGREGOR has a irritating problem whenever he works in America - he's constantly mistaken for an Englishman. The MOULIN ROGUE!...

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Diaz's Perfected Fashion

7th May 2003 9:17

Actress CAMERON DIAZ is so fussy about what she wears to star-studded events, she takes more pride in her outfits than her home. The CHARLIE'S...

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Actress Defends Jamie Foxx

7th May 2003 9:17

LATEST: Actress REGINA KING has lashed out at New Orleans, America police after they arrested her pal JAMIE FOXX in a club last weekend (26APR03). ...

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Arnie's Arm Pain

7th May 2003 9:17

Tough guy ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER has been given the all clear after months of intensive therapy on his badly damaged shoulder - but he admits it has...

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Matt's Hawaiian Hideaway Is A Haven For The Stars

7th May 2003 9:17

MATT LeBLANC's Hawaiian marriage paradise has become a new celebrity hot-spot with BEN STILLER and BETTE MIDLER buying luxury homes there. And now...

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Everett V's Firth: Battle Of The Brits

7th May 2003 9:17

British actors RUPERT EVERETT and COLIN FIRTH have fallen out again - just a year after filming THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. The suave stars...

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Mcgregor Launches Tribeca Film Festival

7th May 2003 9:17

STAR WARS hunk EWAN McGREGOR and pop supremo BONO have launched this year's (03) TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL in New York. The duo were joined by...

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Ashton Reveals Bush Twins Antics

7th May 2003 9:17

MTV prankster ASHTON KUTCHER has heaped more embarrassment on American President GEORGE W BUSH and his party-loving daughters - and this time it's...

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Gay Shock For Robbie's Ex

7th May 2003 9:17

ROBBIE WILLIAMS convinced an ex-girlfriend he was bisexual - by moaning a male pal's name during intercourse. The pop superstar, who insists he...

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Nasty Simon Gets Romantic

7th May 2003 9:17

AMERICAN IDOL's nasty British judge SIMON COWELL is playing CUPID with a new American dating show. When the current American Idol contest wraps up...

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More Trouble For Rod Stewart's Son

7th May 2003 9:17

ROD STEWART's son SEAN faces a series of hefty legal fees when he leaves a rehab lockdown in June (03) following new charges from the surfer he beat...

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Sexual Problems For Depressed Williams

7th May 2003 9:17

The anti-depressant pills British pop sensation ROBBIE WILLIAMS are taking are ruining his sex life - they're making him ejaculatory impotent. The...

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Great White Club Fire Claims 100th Victim

7th May 2003 9:17

Another victim has died as a result of February's (03) fire at the GREAT WHITE show in Rhode Island - bringing the death toll to 100. PAMELA...

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Aguilera Auctions Concert Tickets For Charity

7th May 2003 9:17

Sexy singer CHRISTINA AGUILERA is using her upcoming tour with JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE as an opportunity to raise some cash for battered women - by...

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Kelly Blasts Bob Dole Over Osbournes Attack

7th May 2003 9:17

LATEST: Singer KELLY OSBOURNE has hit back at politician BOB DOLE after the former American senator used his 60 MINUTES TV debate segment to blast...

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Surgeon Sues 50 Cent

7th May 2003 9:17

Rapper 50 CENT is at the centre of gun-related troubles again - the surgeon who treated him for bullet wounds three years ago is suing for more than...

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Malkovich Can't Stand His Own Voice

7th May 2003 13:34

Hollywood star JOHN MALKOVICH never entertained the idea of appearing in his upcoming directorial debut THE DANCER UPSTAIRS - because he can't...

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De Bernieres Naked Truth

7th May 2003 13:34

Best-selling author LOUIS DE BERNIERES added a sex scene to the movie version of his novel CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOLIN - so he could see PENELOPE...

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Keanu's Gift For Matrix Stuntmen

7th May 2003 13:34

Generous MATRIX RELOADED star KEANU REEVES has splashed out on 12 motorbikes worth more than $200,000 (GBP130,000) as a parting gift for stuntmen...

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Dahl To Play Andress In New Sellars Bio-pic

7th May 2003 13:34

Stunning model SOPHIE DAHL has landed her first major movie role - playing JAMES BOND babe URSULA ANDRESS. The 25-year-old blonde Brit, who has...

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Crowe Thank-you Dinner For Strangers

7th May 2003 13:34

RUSSELL CROWE has agreed to dine with a couple of strangers - because they returned his address book after the actor left it on a plane. The...

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Lopez And Affleck Argue Over Hair

7th May 2003 13:34

Hollywood supercouple JENNIFER LOPEZ and BEN AFFLECK have been spotted locked in a furious row - over the actor's errant hairstyle. The pair...

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Sad Paltrow Comforted By Martin

7th May 2003 13:34

Actress GWYNETH PALTROW is being comforted by her COLDPLAY singer boyfriend CHRIS MARTIN - after she pulled out of her new film due to exhaustion. ...

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Manson Joins The Divas

7th May 2003 13:34

Shock-rocker MARILYN MANSON has as many diva stipulations as JENNIFER LOPEZ or MARIAH CAREY - but they're predictably unusual. The TAINTED LOVE...

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Imbruglia's Fiance To Retire From Rock For Family

7th May 2003 13:34

NATALIE IMBRUGLIA's rocker fiance DANIEL JOHNS plans to quit his band to become a film score writer when the pair marry in December (03). The...

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Church's Drug Revelations

7th May 2003 13:34

Teen singing sensation CHARLOTTE CHURCH socialises with violent drug takers - but insists she doesn't dabble with drugs herself. Church, 17, has...

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S Club Rachel's Duet Future

7th May 2003 13:34

Fresh from her split from chart toppers S CLUB, sexy singer RACHEL STEVENS is already planning a return to the pop charts. Rachel has reportedly...

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Madonna's Bike Tactics

7th May 2003 13:34

The secret behind MADONNA's love of cycling has been revealed - she uses it as a ploy to avoid the press. The superstar singer recently confessed...

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Church Inherits Fortune Three Years Early

7th May 2003 13:34

Opera star CHARLOTTE CHURCH is looking forward to a massive spending spree - after discovering she will gain access to her $24 million (GBP16...

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Beckham Plans Surprise Dance Release

7th May 2003 13:34

Ex-SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM is planning to release a dance record under a pseudonym, then reveal herself as the singer - all to cement her fame...

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Spears Shapes Up To Win Back Pop Crown

7th May 2003 13:34

BRITNEY SPEARS has upped her already rigorous work-out routine as she prepares to try and win her pop crown back from ex-boyfriend JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE...

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Jack Osbourne's Crying Keeps Patients Awake

7th May 2003 13:34

LATEST: Troubled JACK OSBOURNE is annoying fellow patients at his Californian rehabilitation centre - because he noisily cries himself to sleep...

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Mccartney Fuming Over Heather Expose

7th May 2003 13:34

LATEST: SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is threatening legal action against the makers of a British TV documentary which claims his wife is a money hungry...

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Producers Start Work On Sars Projects

7th May 2003 17:15

Movie producers in China and Hong Kong have begun work on projects about the deadly Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). Two separate films...

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Ferris Bueller Star's Child Porn Case Headed For Plea

7th May 2003 17:15

Lawyers in the child pornography case against actor JEFFREY JONES are quietly attempting to settle the case by the end of the month (MAY03) with a...

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Roberts' Husband Seeks Advice From Her Ex

7th May 2003 17:15

JULIA ROBERTS' husband DANNY MODER has been spotted seeking advice from the stunning actress's ex-fiance, BENJAMIN BRATT. Actor Bratt - who is now...

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Burns And Turlington Set Date

7th May 2003 17:15

Actor ED BURNS and supermodel CHRISTY TURLINGTON have finally set a date for their much-delayed wedding - the pair will marry next month (JUN03). ...

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Church Is Too Big For Phantom

7th May 2003 17:15

Troubled opera star CHARLOTTE CHURCH has turned down a role in Hollywood movie PHANTOM OF THE OPERA - because the makers wanted her to lose weight. ...

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Hurley Considers First Film Role After Birth

7th May 2003 17:15

ELIZABETH HURLEY is in negotiations for her first film role following the birth of her son DAMIAN last year (04APR02). The stunning star is...

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Zellweger: I'd Gladly Admit To Dating Clooney

7th May 2003 17:15

RENEE ZELLWEGER is definitely not dating fellow Hollywood star GEORGE CLOONEY - because she'd proudly tell the world if she was. Despite...

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New Zealand Cinema Spends Millions To Secure Lord Of The Rings Premiere

7th May 2003 17:15

LATEST: The world premiere of the final LORD OF THE RINGS film will take place in New Zealand - after a local cinema agreed to $2.4 million (GBP1.6...

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Millions Awarded Over Ja Rule Record Dispute

7th May 2003 17:15

A dispute over an unreleased record by rapper JA RULE has seen a small independent record company win a $132 million (GBP88 million) verdict against...

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Timberlake The Sports Reporter

7th May 2003 17:15

Pop hunk JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has landed a new job - as a news correspondent for an American sports network. The 'N SYNC superstar will cover the...

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Police Force Tatu To Move

7th May 2003 17:15

LATEST: British police have forced lesbian pop duo TATU to move the shoot for their new video to another London location. The Russian babes had...

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Radiohead's Hollywood Ad Scam

7th May 2003 17:15

British rockers RADIOHEAD have duped Hollywood hopefuls in Los Angeles with a cryptic publicity campaign to promote their new album. Posters have...

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Dre Loses Plagiarism Suit

7th May 2003 17:15

Rap superstar DR DRE has been ordered to pay a British record company $1.5 million (GBP1 million) after plagiarising a bass-line for one of his...

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Robbie's Gay Prank

7th May 2003 17:15

ROBBIE WILLIAMS once came close to posing nude for a gay magazine - so he could buy a new Jeep. The pop superstar was a naive teenage star in TAKE...

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Madonna Bashes The Us

7th May 2003 17:15

Music superstar MADONNA's appearance on a British talk show was reportedly edited - after she called Americans "rude and obnoxious". The MATERIAL...

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Pete Townshend Cautioned

7th May 2003 17:15

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND has been cautioned by police for accessing a child porn website. He will be placed on the Sex Offenders Register...

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Keira's Love For Looking Drab

7th May 2003 20:57

BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM stunner KEIRA KNIGHTLEY loved starring as a drug addict in new independent movie PURE - because she didn't have to look...

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Eager Matrix Fans Snap Up Tickets Online

7th May 2003 20:57

A ticket-buying frenzy is underway on the internet for fans eager to secure seats for THE MATRIX RELOADED. The highly anticipated sequel to 1999's...

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Nicholson Lookalikes Wanted

7th May 2003 20:57

Casting directors have embarked on a search around Hollywood - to find a horde of JACK NICHOLSON lookalikes. In the as-yet-untitled movie,...

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Robert Conrad's Court Appearance Postponed

7th May 2003 20:57

An arraignment for actor ROBERT CONRAD - who's accused of drunk driving - has been postponed a month because he's partially paralysed on his right...

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Doubt Looms Over Locklear's New Tv Show

7th May 2003 20:57

The arrival of sexy actress HEATHER LOCKLEAR's anticipated TV show has been thrown into doubt, after hitting delays. Locklear was picked up by...

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Gerard Depardieu Injured In Crash

7th May 2003 20:57

French movie star GERARD DEPARDIEU injured his right leg today (07MAY03) in a motorcycle accident near Paris's OLD OPERA HOUSE. The 54-year-old...

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Don Johnson's Money Matters Cleared Up

7th May 2003 20:57

LATEST: American actor DON JOHNSON has been spared any further drama over money wrangled with German authorities, after officials decided not to...

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Johnny Hallyday Slams Current French Music

7th May 2003 20:57

Legendary singer JOHNNY HALLYDAY has slammed the music in his native France - dubbing it all "superficial". The 59-year-old rocker is turned off...

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Deftones Defend Troubled Osbourne

7th May 2003 20:57

DEFTONES frontman CHICO MORENO has rushed to the defence of troubled teenager JACK OSBOURNE - calling him a "nice kid" and labelling HOLLYWOOD...

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Who Memorabilia Goes On Show

7th May 2003 20:57

A $750,000 (GBP500,000) collection of guitars, costumes and awards belonging to the late WHO bassist JOHN ENTWISTLE is going on show before being...

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Lisa-marie Keen To Hear What Mum Thinks

7th May 2003 20:57

LISA-MARIE PRESLEY is still waiting for her mother PRISCILLA to critique her debut album three weeks after it stormed the album charts around the...

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Kylie Covers Up At Body Art Exhibition

7th May 2003 20:57

Pop vixen KYLIE MINOGUE has attended the launch of a new body art exhibition - alongside a bevy of scantily-clad models. The singer was star guest...

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Sir Elton's Vampire Musical

7th May 2003 20:57

Rock superstar SIR ELTON JOHN is planning to take a musical version of movie INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE to the Broadway stage. The singer, who...

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Justin: Posh And Becks Were 'Constantly Groping'

7th May 2003 20:57

Pop hunk JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE claims former SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM and her soccer star husband DAVID were "constantly groping" when they all went...

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Suge Knight Denies Waste Mail

7th May 2003 20:57

Rap mogul SUGE KNIGHT is accusing a prankster of sending a package of human excrement to the editor of American celebrity magazine RADAR. MAER...

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