Music, Movie and Entertainment News 7th July 2003

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50 Cent Blasts Ja Rule - Again

7th July 2003 2:34

50 CENT has fired back at rap rival JA RULE in the same urban magazine where the HOLLA, HOLLA star took aim at EMINEM's protege. Ja Rule, real...

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Prince William's Love For Beyonce Revealed

7th July 2003 2:34

Eligible British royal PRINCE WILLIAM has had his attraction to sexy singer BEYONCE KNOWLES revealed - by his dad. The CRAZY IN LOVE singer was...

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Kissing Scene Upsets Danes

7th July 2003 2:34

Movie star CLAIRE DANES is trying to come to terms with her boyfriend's new role as a big screen heart-throb - after watching him kiss another girl...

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Gabrielle Upset Over Bad Boys Decapitation Scene

7th July 2003 2:34

Actress GABRIELLE UNION has banned her family from taking her young nieces and nephews to see her new film BAD BOYS 2 - because they'll have...

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Paul Newman Puts Days Of Physical Heroism Behind Him

7th July 2003 2:34

Screen legend PAUL NEWMAN came to the aid of a woman who had been the victim of a mugging - but drew the line at physical heroism. The ROAD TO...

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Paul Bettany's Wimbledon Woes

7th July 2003 2:34

British movie actor PAUL BETTANY is reportedly having trouble portraying on-court competence while filming romantic-comedy WIMBLEDON. The...

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Cassavetes Works On 'Close To Home' Drug Film

7th July 2003 2:34

Celebrated screenwriter/director NICK CASSAVETES is working on a movie about a fugitive drug dealer - because his family was touched by the...

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Tyson Looking Forward To Death

7th July 2003 2:34

Boxer MIKE TYSON has been put on suicide watch after admitting in a two-hour interview that he's looking forward to "going to the other world." ...

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Colin Farrell Moves In On Liberty X Star

7th July 2003 2:34

Irish movie hunk COLIN FARRELL has set his sights on another celebrity beauty - British pop star KELLI YOUNG. THE RECRUIT star made a beeline...

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Arnie Terminates July 4 Opposition

7th July 2003 2:34

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER has terminated the American box office opposition again with an impressive $72.5 million (GBP45.3 million) opening. T3:...

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Ashanti's Belching Shame

7th July 2003 2:34

ASHANTI is terrified one of her burps will wind up on an upcoming record - because her engineers are always threatening not to edit out her...

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Westlife Star Gets A Kick Out Of Fan

7th July 2003 2:34

WESTLIFE star NICKY BYRNE gave a keen fan an unwitting memory of a charity soccer match - broken arm tendons. The FLYING WITHOUT WINGS crooner...

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Stereophonics Singer's Violent Rage At Ex's New Love

7th July 2003 2:34

Welsh rocker KELLY JONES of the STEREOPHONICS has admitted to smashing up his friends car - after he found out he was bedding his ex-fiancee. ...

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Meat Loaf's Bad Behaviour At Pop Concert

7th July 2003 2:34

Rocker MEAT LOAF caused a storm at yesterday's (06JUL03) PARTY IN THE PARK event in London when he refused to get off the stage - and carried on...

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Dolly Agrees To 9 To 5 2

7th July 2003 2:34

DOLLY PARTON is quietly planning a return to the big screen to revamp her hit comedy 9 TO 5 after a low-key reunion in Atlanta, Georgia, last month...

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Russian Blasts Rock Festival

7th July 2003 2:34

Sixteen Russian rock fans have lost their lives and 48 have been injured after two suicide bombers wrecked an outdoor music festival in Moscow on...

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Duff Meets Disney Horse

7th July 2003 9:30

Two of DISNEY's biggest hits have met for the first time as part of a new celebrity animal book. Teenage LIZZIE McGUIRE star HILARY DUFF met the...

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Gabrielle's Car Terror

7th July 2003 9:30

Movie star GABRIELLE UNION had to overcome her fears of stunt driving to star in the BAD BOYS sequel - and spent hours on set sobbing and...

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Moneypenny To Quit With Bond

7th July 2003 9:30

The actress who plays cult character MISS MONEYPENNY in the hit JAMES BOND movies is vowing to quit the franchise at the same time as current 007...

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Cowell Moves To Dating Game Show

7th July 2003 9:30

Infamous AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL launches his new dating game show this week (ends11JUL03) - but critics claim poor timing may cause the...

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Farrell's Naked Dancing

7th July 2003 9:30

Hollywood hellraiser COLIN FARRELL has a passion for dancing in the nude to eighties disco beats. The PHONE BOOTH hunk's just one of a long line...

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Nicole Kidman Inspires New Gem Line

7th July 2003 9:30

NICOLE KIDMAN's $4 million (GBP2.5 million) OSCAR diamonds have become Hollywood's latest must-have - thanks to French jewellery designer PIERRE...

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Nolin's Obsessive Fans

7th July 2003 9:30

Former BAYWATCH beauty GENA LEE NOLIN had to call in the FBI after a mentally disturbed stalker sent her a knife in the post. The leggy blonde...

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Mandy Moore's Must-do List

7th July 2003 9:30

MANDY MOORE has started drawing up a list of things she wants to achieve before she turns 30 - after checking out pal MACAULAY CULKIN's ideas. ...

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Flat Feet Solution For Ashanti

7th July 2003 9:30

R'n'B sensation ASHANTI is thrilled with one doctor's breakthrough in flat foot correction - because it means she's no longer facing agonising...

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No Visitors For 50 Cent

7th July 2003 9:30

Tough guy rapper 50 CENT refused to let his friends visit him in hospital after he was shot and left for dead - because he didn't want them to see...

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Pop Stars With Stooges Again

7th July 2003 9:30

Legendary rocker IGGY POP has returned to his musical roots for the first time in 30 years - by recording with two of his original STOOGES...

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Ashanti's University Plans

7th July 2003 9:30

Singer ASHANTI is seriously considering a temporary break from the music industry - so she can go to college. The bright R'n'B star was a...

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Beyonce Knowles Advised By Bono

7th July 2003 9:30

Chart topper BEYONCE KNOWLES has been urged by U2 star BONO not to split from hit girl band DESTINY'S CHILD. Stunning Beyonce, who is currently...

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Forgive And Forget Maines' Mistake: Dolly Parton

7th July 2003 9:30

Country queen DOLLY PARTON has defended DIXIE CHICKS singer NATALIE MAINES' controversial remarks about American President GEORGE W BUSH -...

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50 Cent Accuses Cops

7th July 2003 9:30

Outspoken rapper 50 CENT has accused New York police detectives of stealing thousands of dollars in drug money - during a raid on his home in...

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Knightley Refuses To Get Fit - Unless She Has To

7th July 2003 9:30

BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM star KEIRA KNIGHTLEY is committed to living a lazy life - she'll only visit a gym if she really has to. The British actress...

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Kelly Brook Misses Her Hollywood Friends

7th July 2003 13:25

British starlet KELLY BROOK has made tons of famous friends since moving to Hollywood with actor boyfriend JASON STATHAM - but they never stick...

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Heritage Plaque For Comedian Spike

7th July 2003 13:25

A plaque to commemorate the life of late comedian SPIKE MILLIGAN has been erected at his former home in London. The funnyman died at his home in...

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Nolin: 'Justin Is A Little Boy'

7th July 2003 13:25

BAYWATCH beauty GENA LEE NOLIN fails to see why women are attracted to her pop pal JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE. Sexy Gena - who is recently single after a...

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Kelly Brook Keeps Her Man In Check

7th July 2003 13:25

British actress KELLY BROOK keeps her relationship with actor JASON STATHAM fresh and exciting by refusing to marry him. The 23-year-old...

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George W Bush The War Film Fan

7th July 2003 13:25

American President GEORGE W BUSH loves war movies, his favourites being BLACK HAWK DOWN and SAVING PRIVATE RYAN. Former WHITE HOUSE...

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Animal Rights Group Warns Becks To Take No Bull

7th July 2003 13:25

Soccer ace DAVID BECKHAM has been warned to be on his guard against scheming bullfighting bosses when he transfers to Spanish club REAL MADRID this...

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Kidman And Nicholson's Hotel Complaints

7th July 2003 13:25

A posh New York hotel has fired five members of staff after complaints from Hollywood guests NICOLE KIDMAN and JACK NICHOLSON. ANGER MANAGEMENT...

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Brad Pitt To Become Captain America

7th July 2003 13:25

Hollywood star BRAD PITT has reportedly signed to star as CAPTAIN AMERICA in a new movie about the comic book hero. Tinseltown bosses want the...

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Stone Praises Marital Harmony Days Before Split

7th July 2003 13:25

Sexy actress SHARON STONE revealed the secret of her marital happiness just days before husband PHIL BRONSTEIN filed for divorce. The BASIC...

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Daniel Bedingfield: No Sex For A Year And A Half

7th July 2003 13:25

Pop sensation DANIEL BEDINGFIELD hasn't had sex for a year and a half - despite his thousands of adoring female fans. The GOTTA GET THRU THIS...

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Craig David Sings In Spanish

7th July 2003 13:25

Pop hunk CRAIG DAVID hopes to crack Europe and Latin America - by singing a song in Spanish. And the FILL ME IN singer reckons recording the new...

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Ashanti Can't Get A Boyfriend

7th July 2003 13:25

Pop stunner ASHANTI is finding it impossible to meet potential dating partners - because her burly bodyguards scare off any hunky suitors. The...

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A Rolling Stone Burial

7th July 2003 13:25

A British ROLLING STONES fan has vowed to hold on to a burial plot next to the grave of late bandmember BRIAN JONES - despite being offered $16,000...

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Mel C: Next Single Is The Real Test

7th July 2003 13:25

Former SPICE GIRL MEL C admits the chart performance of her next single is crucial - describing it as a "make or break" point in her career. The...

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Sugababe Mutya: We Don't Trust Siobhan

7th July 2003 13:25

SUGABABE MUTYA BUENA doesn't trust former bandmate SIOBHAN DOHERTY - because she keeps slating the pop trio in the press. Mutya and bandmates...

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Beyonce Knowles: A New Diva?

7th July 2003 13:25

Sexy pop star BEYONCE KNOWLES is earning a reputation as a diva - after screaming at her dancers at London's PARTY IN THE PARK concert. The...

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Barry White's Family In Row Over Will

7th July 2003 13:25

The family of music legend BARRY WHITE are embroiled in a dispute over his multi-million dollar fortune - just days after the soul legend passed...

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Justin Timberlake Livid Over Britney Sex Talk

7th July 2003 13:25

Pop hunk JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is furious after discovering his ex-lover BRITNEY SPEARS has told-all about losing her virginity to him. SLAVE star...

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Dance Tutor Gets Rights To Potter Ballet

7th July 2003 17:09

HARRY POTTER is to be transformed into a ballet after a British dance tutor won the backing of author JK ROWLING and studio bosses at WARNER...

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Ashton Kutcher Signs '70s Contract

7th July 2003 17:09

Hollywood hunk ASHTON KUTCHER has signed a contract to star in THAT '70S SHOW for another series. The JUST MARRIED star - who is dating sexy...

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Matthew Mcconaughey Gets The Blues

7th July 2003 17:09

Hollywood hunk MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY is set to star in TISHOMINGO BLUES - the latest adaptation of an ELMORE LEONARD best seller. The HOW TO LOSE...

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Kevin Bacon Stars As Child Molester

7th July 2003 17:09

Prolific Hollywood star KEVIN BACON is set to whip up a whirlwind of controversy with his latest role - a convicted child molester trying to piece...

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Jack Nicholson Favourite To Land Jr Role

7th July 2003 17:09

LATEST: JACK NICHOLSON has taken over from BRUCE WILLIS as favourite to win the much sought after role of JR EWING in a big screen version of hit...

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Brad Pitt's Foot Phobia

7th July 2003 17:09

TROY star BRAD PITT has reportedly banned cast-mates on the historical epic from looking at his feet - because he's convinced they're ugly. ...

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Demi Moore Tries To Kick Ashton's Habit

7th July 2003 17:09

Gorgeous Hollywood bombshell DEMI MOORE's relationship with toyboy ASHTON KUTCHER has encountered its first snag - his inability to stop smoking. ...

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Prince William The Pop Star?

7th July 2003 17:09

British music guru SIMON COWELL wants to turn PRINCE WILLIAM into a pop superstar. The AMERICAN IDOL judge is convinced the heir has what it...

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Ashton Kutcher Grateful To Be With Demi

7th July 2003 17:09

Movie hunk ASHTON KUTCHER is thanking his lucky stars his girlfriend is screen goddess DEMI MOORE - because he used to fantasize about her while...

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Eddie Vedder: Criticising Bush Is My Rock Right

7th July 2003 17:09

American rocker EDDIE VEDDER has defended his decision to don a mask of PRESIDENT GEORGE BUSH during a gig in Denver earlier this year (03). The...

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King Cole Influenced Beatles Hit, Say Experts

7th July 2003 17:09

Former BEATLE SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY was influenced by a NAT KING COLE track when he wrote smash hit YESTERDAY, according to music experts. The tune...

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Pearl Jam's Eddie On Roskilde Tragedy

7th July 2003 17:09

PEARL JAM singer EDDIE VEDDER has spoken about the moment he realised a tragedy was taking place during his band's set at the ROSKILDE FESTIVAL in...

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Duran Duran Reunite

7th July 2003 17:09

Eighties pop sensations DURAN DURAN will take to the stage in Japan today (7JUL03) for the first time since 1985. The five original members of...

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Thom Yorke: People Read Too Much Into Lyrics

7th July 2003 17:09

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE reckons people read too much into his lyrics - many even think new album HAIL TO THE THIEF is anti-American. The...

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Beyonce: I'm Not Perfect And I Worry

7th July 2003 17:09

Pop beauty BEYONCE KNOWLES is still a normal girl - she panics about the way she looks just like everyone else. The CRAZY IN LOVE singer admits...

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Eminem Always At Work On New Material

7th July 2003 17:09

Badboy hip-hop superstar EMINEM is a workaholic who's always creating new material. The singer - who won a musical OSCAR earlier this year (03)...

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Timberlake Trouble

7th July 2003 17:09

Pop hunk JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has been accused of being a cheapskate, after trying to pay for a night out in San Francisco with free tickets to his...

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Kylie Minogue Lays Ground Rules For Olivier

7th July 2003 17:09

Pop superstar KYLIE MINOGUE has revealed her jealous streak - after witnessing actor boyfriend OLIVIER MARTINEZ film a steamy love scene with a...

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Ashton Kutcher Works Long Hours

7th July 2003 21:21

Hollywood heart throb ASHTON KUTCHER admits to a strict work ethic. The JUST MARRIED star - who is dating 40-year-old screen goddess DEMI MOORE...

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Orlando Learns From Brad + Johnny

7th July 2003 21:21

British movie pin-up ORLANDO BLOOM is well prepared for superstardom after graduating from the schools of BRAD PITT and JOHNNY DEPP. The LORD OF...

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Rings Fans Can Take A Trip To Middle Earth

7th July 2003 21:21

British fans of the LORD OF THE RINGS film trilogy will soon have a chance to see Hobbits, goblins and Orcs up close when a new exhibition opens in...

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Tara Reid's Party Night

7th July 2003 21:21

Hollywood babe TARA REID has cemented her party girl reputation after a wild night in the Hamptons. The AMERICAN PIE babe has claimed she wants...

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Bryant Battling Sexual Assault Claims

7th July 2003 21:21

Los Angeles basketball legend KOBE BRYANT has been arrested on sex charges. The LOS ANGELES LAKERS superstar turned himself into Colorado...

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Gilliam On The Look Out For Grimm Queen

7th July 2003 21:21

MONTY PYTHON star TERRY GILLIAM is frantically looking for his queen after losing NICOLE KIDMAN due to conflicting schedules. The actress was...

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Sean Connery Character To Return From The Grave?

7th July 2003 21:21

SEAN CONNERY is hoping to come back from the dead to star in a sequel of THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN. The movie star's character ALLAN...

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Buddy Ebsen Dies

7th July 2003 21:21

Actor BUDDY EBSEN has died from pneumonia, aged 95. The BEVERLY HILLBILLIES star was admitted to hospital in Torrance, California, earlier this...

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The Coral's Secret Hometown Gig

7th July 2003 21:21

Liverpool band THE CORAL delighted fans by playing a secret hometown concert at the city's ZANZIBAR club on Saturday (05JUL03). Although the...

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Eddie Vedder: People Enjoyed My Bush Dance

7th July 2003 21:21

American rocker EDDIE VEDDER has spoken of the audience reaction when he donned a mask of PRESIDENT GEORGE BUSH during a gig in Denver earlier this...

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Ashanti Treats Her Mum To A New Benz

7th July 2003 21:21

R'n'B star ASHANTI is splashing out on a brand new MERCEDES as a secret treat for her manager mum. The FOOLISH singer has yet to hand over the...

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Lollapalooza's Wet Start

7th July 2003 21:21

Heavy rain and technical problems failed to dampen spirits at the first LOLLAPALOOZA festival date of the summer (03) in Indiana at the weekend...

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Britney Plays The Field

7th July 2003 21:21

Pop babe BRITNEY SPEARS is enjoying being young, free and single for the first time in her life. The I'M A SLAVE 4 U diva split from long-time...

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P Diddy Desperate To Work With Buddy Snoop

7th July 2003 21:21

Rap mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS has revealed that he would love to executive produce SNOOP DOGG's next album - but only if long-term producer DR DRE...

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Osbournes Duet

7th July 2003 21:21

Rock wildman OZZY OSBOURNE is planning to record a new version of BLACK SABBATH hit CHANGES with his 18-year-old daughter KELLY. The pair will...

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Sigel Faces Attempted Murder Rap

7th July 2003 21:21

Rapper BEANIE SIGEL has been arrested and charged with attempted murder after a shooting incident in Philadelphia. Sigel is currently behind...

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