Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 8th November 2004

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O'neal Sells Home To Japanese Rocker

8th November 2004 3:00

Basketball star and rapper SHAQUILLE O'NEAL has sold his Beverly Hills home to a Japanese rocker, after celebrities including BRITNEY SPEARS eyed...

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Murphy Attracts Female Eyes

8th November 2004 3:00

Hollywood actress BRITTANY MURPHY has found that more women than men have made passes at her over the years. The bubbly beauty, ex-girlfriend of...

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Pussycat Dolls In Battle With Defunct Porn Theatre Chain

8th November 2004 3:00

Burlesque troupe the PUSSYCAT DOLLS - who have performed with such stars as PAMELA ANDERSON and CARMEN ELECTRA - are locked in a legal battle with...

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The Incredibles Scoops Incredible Box Office Haul

8th November 2004 3:00

Animated superhero adventure THE INCREDIBLES has lived up to its name, after topping the American box office with a debut haul of $70.7 million...

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Givens Wanted To 'Protect' Tyson

8th November 2004 3:00

Actress ROBIN GIVENS felt the need to "protect" her ex-husband MIKE TYSON while they were married - even though he was physically abusing her. ...

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Busey Settles Dispute With Landlord

8th November 2004 3:00

Actor GARY BUSEY and his landlord have settled a lawsuit filed against the star after he stopped paying the rent on his Malibu, California, home. ...

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Bundchen In No Hurry To Marry Dicaprio

8th November 2004 3:00

Supermodel GISELE BUNDCHEN is in no rush to marry boyfriend LEONARDO DiCAPRIO, because she doesn't want to end up getting divorced. Gorgeous...

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Givens: 'I Often Talked Tyson Out Of Suicide'

8th November 2004 3:00

Former heavyweight boxing champ MIKE TYSON has been talked out of committing suicide on numerous occasions, according to his ex-wife ROBIN...

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Belushi Sues Newmar

8th November 2004 3:00

Actor JAMES BELUSHI is suing his next-door neighbour JULIE NEWMAR for $4 million (GBP2.2 million) in damages, accusing her of a "campaign of...

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'Gutted' Brosnan Speaks Out About Bond

8th November 2004 3:00

PIERCE BROSNAN has further spoken of his anger when movie bosses told him he would no longer be playing superspy JAMES BOND. The 51-year-old...

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Stefani And Rossdale Caught In Japanese Earthquake

8th November 2004 3:00

Sexy singer GWEN STEFANI's promotional tour of Japan hit a stumbling block recently - when a hotel she was staying at was rocked by an...

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Public And Private Funerals To Be Held For Peel

8th November 2004 3:00

A public funeral is to be held for late DJ JOHN PEEL this Friday (12NOV04), when he is buried near his Suffolk, England, home. The veteran BBC...

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Eminem Wins UK Singles Battle

8th November 2004 3:00

EMINEM has topped the British singles chart with JUST LOSE IT, in a week that saw new entries from America's hottest talent jostling for the top...

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Jay-z Shuns Champagne During Morning Interview

8th November 2004 3:00

Hip-hop star JAY-Z is eager to stress his life is nowhere near as lavish as it's portrayed in his music videos, after he was offered Cristal...

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Elton Not Interested In Marrying Furnish

8th November 2004 3:00

SIR ELTON JOHN has no interest in marrying his boyfriend DAVID FURNISH, but would consider tying the knot if it ever means he can guarantee...

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Dr Dre Returns To Detox

8th November 2004 3:00

Hip-hop veteran DR DRE has decided to make a return to performing, resuming work on his shelved album DETOX. Earlier this year (04), Dre - real...

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Almond Hopes To Make Full Recovery

8th November 2004 3:00

LATEST: Former SOFT CELL singer MARC ALMOND is confident of making a full recovery following a motorcycle crash that left him in intensive care...

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Bilson Buys Mcgowan's Home

8th November 2004 9:18

CHARMED beauty ROSE McGOWAN has sold her Hollywood Hills home to THE OC star RACHEL BILSON. The home, which Bilson purchased for $1.2 million...

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Mcconaughey Buys House Next Door To His Own

8th November 2004 9:18

Hollywood actor MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY has given himself an expensive birthday treat - he's purchased a $1.3 million (GBP722,000) house next door to...

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Perez's Dog Likes To 'Make Out' With Her

8th November 2004 9:18

Actress ROSIE PEREZ's pet dog adores her so much, he often likes to "make out" with her. The 40-year-old FEARLESS star admits her four-legged...

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O'connell Plays With Himself In Central Park

8th November 2004 9:18

Actor JERRY O'CONNELL recently resorted to playing with himself in New York's Central Park, after the chilly weather shrivelled his manhood before...

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Mullally Adds Own Jokes To Will And Grace

8th November 2004 9:18

Actress MEGAN MULLALLY was so exhausted while filming a special Thanksgiving episode of her sitcom WILL + GRACE, she started slipping in her own...

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Knoxville Treats Former Jackass Co-stars To Male Strippers

8th November 2004 9:18

JOHNNY KNOXVILLE unleashed his old prankster ways on former JACKASS co-stars, by sending male strippers to CHRIS PONTIUS' recent bachelor party. ...

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Givens Saw Tyson's Attack On Holyfield Coming

8th November 2004 9:18

Actress ROBIN GIVENS insists she wasn't shocked when her ex-husband MIKE TYSON bit off a chunk of EVANDER HOLYFIELD's ear during a 1997 boxing bout...

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Trump Unimpressed With Ex-wife's Beau Dressing As Him

8th November 2004 9:18

Property tycoon DONALD TRUMP has slammed ex-wife IVANA TRUMP's current boyfriend for dressing up as him for Hallowe'en. Ivana, who was divorced...

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Prince William And Middleton Still Together

8th November 2004 9:18

LATEST: Pals of PRINCE WILLIAM have rubbished reports the British royal has split with his girlfriend KATE MIDDLETON. On Saturday (06NOV04) UK...

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Muniz's Drummer Dreams Inspired By Hanson

8th November 2004 9:18

Pop act HANSON have inspired MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE star FRANKIE MUNIZ to pursue his dreams of drumming in a rock band. The 18-year-old actor...

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Combs' Chauffeur Days

8th November 2004 9:18

Rap mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS once worked as a chauffeur for actress and choreographer ROSIE PEREZ. Combs, who quickly worked his way up...

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Stone's Dislike Of Photos

8th November 2004 9:18

Soul sensation JOSS STONE hates posing for photographs because she wants to promote her music, not herself. The YOU HAD ME singer admits her...

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T-boz Urges African-americans To Give Blood

8th November 2004 9:18

TLC star TIONNE 'T-BOZ' WATKINS is urging African-Americans to donate more blood to help her fellow sickle cell sufferers. Watkins, 34, has been...

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Jackson Enjoys Malcolm In The Middle

8th November 2004 9:18

Pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON is such a huge fan of MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE, he once invited the show's star FRANKIE MUNIZ to visit him at his...

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Stone: 'I Recorded Soul Sessions For The Kids'

8th November 2004 9:18

Teenage singer JOSS STONE only agreed to record an album of soul standards to bring the legendary music to her generation's attention. Stone,...

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John Offers Support To Williams

8th November 2004 9:18

Veteran rocker SIR ELTON JOHN has pledged his support to pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS, ending the pair's recent bitter war of words. Williams...

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Jacobi Lands Bad Guy Role In Underworld

8th November 2004 14:18

British thespian SIR DEREK JACOBI is delighted he has finally been offered a Hollywood villain role after decades of starring on the small...

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Godfather Ii Is Top Sequel

8th November 2004 14:18

Gangster sequel GODFATHER: PART II has been named the top movie sequel in history, in a new poll. Users of website MOVIES.COM voted the 1974...

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Beckinsale 'Daunted' By Scorsese

8th November 2004 14:18

Hollywood beauty KATE BECKINSALE was terrified at the prospect of working with director MARTIN SCORSESE on upcoming movie THE AVIATOR, because she...

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Beckham Scores On The Big Screen

8th November 2004 14:18

English soccer ace DAVID BECKHAM is set to make his big screen debut in MEL GIBSON's sports film GOAL!. The REAL MADRID player will take a small...

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Dallas Star Keel Dies

8th November 2004 14:18

DALLAS star HOWARD KEEL has lost his battle with colon cancer. He was 85. The Illinois-born actor launched to fame in 1950 as BETTY HUTTON's...

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Darkness Beckon Band Aid Errors

8th November 2004 14:18

THE DARKNESS felt so inferior in the company of the legendary stars signed up to the new BAND AID project, they prayed for them to hit a "bum...

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Live Aid Tax Boost

8th November 2004 14:18

LIVE AID organisers have been given a $7.2 million (GBP4 million) financial boost by the British Government. Rockers SIR BOB GELDOF and MIDGE...

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Blue Singer Vows To Stay Beside Love Child

8th November 2004 14:18

BLUE singer DUNCAN JAMES has vowed to stand by his "soulmate" and former love CLAIRE as she prepares to give birth to his first child in April...

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Peel Book War

8th November 2004 14:18

British DJ JOHN PEEL's sudden death last month (OCT04) has sparked a publishing war between two rival UK book firms. Last year (03) the iconic...

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Ryan's Ode To Williams

8th November 2004 14:18

LEE RYAN reacted to ROBBIE WILLIAMS' confession that he considers the BLUE singer an "archetypal gay bloke" by wearing a t-shirt of the British pop...

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Elton Explodes Again

8th November 2004 14:18

Temperamental rocker SIR ELTON JOHN has launched another blistering attack - this time at a friend of British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR's wife...

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Sinatra's Daughter Hails His Mafia Connections

8th November 2004 14:18

FRANK SINATRA's daughter has staunchly defended her late father's links to the Mafia, insisting all crooners of his era had to build friendships...

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Carey In Financial Trouble?

8th November 2004 14:18

Singer MARIAH CAREY is reportedly facing financial problems after spending most of the $28 million (GBP15.5 million) she was paid to end her...

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Mccartney Too Old To Sing For Band Aid Iii

8th November 2004 14:18

LATEST: SIR PAUL McCARTNEY won't be asked to sing on the new BAND AID single, because at 62 organisers consider him too old. The former BEATLE...

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Windsor: 'I Wish I'd Done Porn'

8th November 2004 17:35

British actress BARBARA WINDSOR's biggest career regret is turning down the opportunity to pose naked for the first ever edition of PENTHOUSE...

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Linney's Slow Movie Start

8th November 2004 17:35

Actress LAURA LINNEY took her time forging a movie career, as she struggled to bridge the gap between theatre and film. The TRUMAN SHOW star...

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Firth Amused By Sex Symbol Status

8th November 2004 17:35

British screen hunk COLIN FIRTH is still baffled so many women found his PRIDE AND PREJUDICE lake-plunge so sexy, nearly ten years after starring...

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Tomei To Sue Cruise Liner?

8th November 2004 17:35

Hollywood actress MARISA TOMEI is reportedly considering suing a cruise liner for naming her as a performer on one of their voyages next spring...

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Beckinsale's Good Relations With Ex

8th November 2004 17:35

Hollywood beauty KATE BECKINSALE remains close to her ex-partner MICHAEL SHEEN and insists the actor gets on well with her new husband LEN...

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Spacey's Darin Devotion

8th November 2004 17:35

KEVIN SPACEY was so determined to make BOBBY DARIN biopic BEYOND THE SEA with himself in the lead role, he began rehearsing the singer's hits...

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Farrow Pleas For Peace In Sudan

8th November 2004 17:35

American actress MIA FARROW is heart-broken, after hearing horrific stories from Sudan refugees about their lives in the war-torn Darfur region. ...

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Six Feet Under Is Going Under

8th November 2004 17:35

American TV series SIX FEET UNDER will end after the upcoming fifth season, the show's creator ALAN BALL has confirmed. Ball, who is also...

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Cosby Gets Hip-hop

8th November 2004 17:35

Comedian BILL COSBY has teamed up with hip-hop artists to launch a community service programme aimed at underprivileged urban youths on America's...

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Andre's Bachelor Boudoir

8th November 2004 17:35

OUTKAST rapper ANDRE 3000 sleeps on a mattress on the floor of his home - despite having millions of dollars in the bank. The HEY YA! star says...

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Turkish Star Tatlises Accused Of Threats

8th November 2004 17:35

Turkish singing sensation IBRAHIM TATLISES has been accused of threatening his former lover, belly dancer ONUR CAKMAK. Dancer Cakmak, whose...

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Combs: 'Citizen Change Will Carry On'

8th November 2004 17:35

SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS vows his CITIZEN CHANGE campaign to encourage young people to vote will continue, even though the American presidential...

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Jovovich Dating Lennon?

8th November 2004 17:35

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON's son SEAN is reportedly dating actress MILLA JOVOVICH. Last week (ends4NOV04), the pair were spotted together at SEAN...

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Brando Son Linked To Jackson Case

8th November 2004 17:35

LATEST: Late movie legend MARLON BRANDO's son MIKO has been implicated in MICHAEL JACKSON's alleged plot to abduct the teenage boy who accused him...

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Elton John's On Air Rage

8th November 2004 17:35

Foul-mouthed rocker SIR ELTON JOHN shocked British radio listeners today (08NOV04) when he launched into a four-letter outburst live on air. The...

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