Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 9th May 2005

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Stewart's Painful Proposal

9th May 2005 2:21

ROD STEWART rushed PENNY LANCASTER for an answer when he proposed to her, because the injured knee he bent down on was causing him severe pain. ...

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Geldof Denies Live Aid Ii Involvement

9th May 2005 2:21

LATEST: SIR BOB GELDOF has rubbished reports he's organised a LIVE AID II concert to coincide with July's (05) G8 summit in Britain. UK...

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Abdul Urged To Take Lie Detector Test

9th May 2005 2:21

The former AMERICAN IDOL contestant who claims to have had an affair with PAULA ABDUL is urging the talent show judge to take a lie detector...

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Lennon's Killer Set For Tv Interview

9th May 2005 2:21

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK DAVID CHAPMAN is preparing to discuss the rock legend's death on TV for the first time, as part of an upcoming British...

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Kingdom Of Heaven Tops Us Box Office

9th May 2005 2:21

ORLANDO BLOOM's new epic KINGDOM OF HEAVEN has opened at the top of the American box office with earnings of $20 million (GBP10.5 million). The...

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Shannon Elizabeth Urges Cheating Men To Watch Oprah

9th May 2005 2:21

AMERICAN PIE star SHANNON ELIZABETH is urging men to start watching OPRAH WINFREY's chat show - so they can learn how to outsmart their women when...

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Knightley's Gun Terror

9th May 2005 2:21

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY has developed an irrational fear on film sets that reduces her to a crying wreck - firing fake machine guns. The British actress...

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Degeneres' Big Vegas Treat

9th May 2005 2:21

ELLEN DeGENERES gave her entire chat show audience a special Mother's Day treat on Friday (06APR05) - by taking them all to gambling haven Las...

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Neve Campbell Supports Epilepsy Rights

9th May 2005 2:21

SCREAM star NEVE CAMPBELL is backing an epilepsy "Bill of Rights" to draw attention to the disease and inform people how to cope with it. People...

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Knightley's Lapdance Double

9th May 2005 2:21

Actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY enlisted a stunt double for her lapdancing scenes in new movie DOMINO - because she didn't have time to master the moves. ...

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Caviezel Attended Pope's Funeral

9th May 2005 2:21

Actor JIM CAVIEZEL was so taken by the late POPE JOHN PAUL II, he dropped all of his plans to attend the pontiff's funeral last month (APR05). ...

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Blake Claims He Offered Cash To Late Wife's Children

9th May 2005 2:21

Actor ROBERT BLAKE claims he once offered $250,000 (GBP131,578) to settle a wrongful-death lawsuit brought by the children of his murdered wife - a...

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Akon Scores Double Chart Triumph

9th May 2005 2:21

R+B singer AKON has ended crooner TONY CHRISTIE's seven-week reign atop the British singles chart. And the American star, whose new entry LONELY...

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Simple Plan Join Anti-drunk Driving Campaign

9th May 2005 2:21

The members of SIMPLE PLAN have intensified their stance against drink-driving by adding a special message to the end of the sombre video for...

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The Game Evades Us Security Systems

9th May 2005 2:21

Former G-UNIT rapper THE GAME has blasted American security officials for always allowing him to board planes - even though he wears a knife around...

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Richard And Melua Sing To Wartime Veterans

9th May 2005 9:31

Pop stars including SIR CLIFF RICHARD, KATIE MELUA and WILL YOUNG performed for London's wartime survivors yesterday (08MAY05) to mark the 60th...

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New Mayoral Fan For Coldplay

9th May 2005 9:31

British rockers COLDPLAY have discovered they have an important new fan in San Francisco - the city's Mayor GAVIN NEWSOM. Newsom, 36, spent 15...

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Stars Attempt To Save New York Club

9th May 2005 9:31

SOPRANOS star STEVEN VAN ZANDT, rock poet PATTI SMITH and 1980s star CYNDI LAUPER have pledged their support to the campaign to halt the closure of...

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Osbourne: 'Sabbath Won't Make An Album For The Money'

9th May 2005 9:31

OZZY OSBOURNE has assured cynical critics the newly reformed BLACK SABBATH will steer clear of the recording studio, unless they write a batch of...

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Abdul Pokes Fun At American Idol Controversy

9th May 2005 9:31

LATEST: PAULA ABDUL proved she has a sense of humour by poking fun at the controversy surrounding her alleged involvement with an AMERICAN IDOL...

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Carrere Makes Room For Growing Family

9th May 2005 9:31

WAYNE'S WORLD actress TIA CARRERE is preparing for motherhood by selling off her West Hollywood bachelorette pad to move into a larger family...

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Doctors Appeal For Chef Oliver's Help

9th May 2005 9:31

British doctors are urging celebrity chef JAMIE OLIVER to help their campaign to boost the state of hospital food in the UK. Doctors at the...

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Stephen King Urges Graduates To Stay In Maine

9th May 2005 9:31

Best-selling author STEPHEN KING has urged students graduating from America's University of Maine to donate a tenth of their earnings to worthy...

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Clooney's Pig Is Still Alive

9th May 2005 9:31

GEORGE CLOONEY's girlfriend LISA SNOWDON has blasted British newspaper reports the actor's beloved pet pig has died. Earlier this year (05), the...

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Rock Wanted To Be Abdul's Secret Lover

9th May 2005 9:31

Comedian CHRIS ROCK was horrified when he heard allegations PAULA ABDUL had sex with a former AMERICAN IDOL contestant - because he'd have happily...

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Applegate Guilty About Dumping Pitt

9th May 2005 9:31

Actress CHRISTINA APPLEGATE still regrets taking BRAD PITT as her date to the 1989 MTV MOVIE AWARDS - because she dumped him for somebody else at...

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Knightley Begged For Film Role

9th May 2005 9:31

Hollywood beauty KEIRA KNIGHTLEY "begged" director JOHN MAYBURY to give her a part in THE JACKET, after he initially deemed her too innocent for...

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Eastwood Keen To Work With Swank Again

9th May 2005 9:31

Hollywood legend CLINT EASTWOOD is desperate to appear alongside his MILLION DOLLAR BABY leading lady HILARY SWANK again. The MYSTIC RIVER...

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Knoxville Predicts John's Wedding Designer

9th May 2005 9:31

ELTON JOHN and his boyfriend DAVID FURNISH's wedding outfits will be designed by DONATELLA VERSACE, according to former TV prankster JOHNNY...

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Hall Happy For Son To Date Older Women

9th May 2005 9:31

MICK JAGGER's ex-wife JERRY HALL would be happy if her teen son JAMES decided to romance a much-older woman - because she believes he would learn a...

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Rivers Demands Free Plastic Surgery

9th May 2005 13:46

Comedienne JOAN RIVERS insists she should be given face-lifts for free since appearing on hit US TV show NIP/TUCK (OCT04). The sharp-tongued...

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Weisz Overlooked For Doctor Who Assistant Role

9th May 2005 13:46

British beauty RACHEL WEISZ is devastated she was overlooked for the role of DOCTOR WHO's assistant in the cult sci-fi TV series' comeback. The...

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Crowe's Son Taking After Dad

9th May 2005 13:46

Antipodean star RUSSELL CROWE is delighted his baby son CHARLIE is following in his flirting footsteps - at the tender age of 18 months. The...

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Blackman Wants Dench's Bond Role

9th May 2005 13:46

Veteran actress HONOR BLACKMAN is vying to replace DAME JUDI DENCH as MI6 chief M in the JAMES BOND films. Dench has played the secret service...

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Burton And Bonham Carter's Son's Walk-on Role

9th May 2005 13:46

Acclaimed film-maker TIM BURTON's upcoming CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY movie is a real family affair - with both his partner HELENA BONHAM...

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Prince Harry Starts Army Training

9th May 2005 13:46

Young British royal PRINCE HARRY ditched his pampered life for basic barracks at Sandhurst Royal Military Academy when he began his officer...

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Hawn: 'I Will Never Marry Russell'

9th May 2005 13:46

Hollywood veteran GOLDIE HAWN has laughed off old reports she plans to wed long-term lover KURT RUSSELL, insisting their relationship is so strong...

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Timberlake Addicted To Golf

9th May 2005 13:46

Pop sensation JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE may be dating CAMERON DIAZ but he has a second love - playing golf. The hunky 24-year-old admits the game is not...

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Kelly Osbourne Praises Record Label

9th May 2005 13:46

KELLY OSBOURNE is revelling in her new record deal, because SANCTUARY label bosses prefer to encourage their artists' creativity rather than...

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Bonachela Rocketed From Rambert To Work With Minogue

9th May 2005 13:46

Dance guru RAFAEL BONACHELA swapped avant-garde dance performances for the pop limelight when he accepted a surprise offer to choreograph KYLIE...

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Jamelia Slams Weight-obsessed Celebrity Mothers

9th May 2005 13:46

R+B sensation JAMELIA has hit out at celebrity mothers who regain their svelte figures almost immediately after giving birth. The SUPERSTAR...

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Grohl Beats Throat Infection With Whisky Injection

9th May 2005 13:46

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL miraculously recovered from a throat infection to perform a British concert this weekend (ends08MAY05) - after a...

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Stefani: 'I'm Not Cher'

9th May 2005 13:46

Solo star GWEN STEFANI has slammed internet rumours claiming her fabulous head of platinum locks is actually a wig - she accuses online...

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Kelly Osbourne Feared Arrest After Public Brawl

9th May 2005 13:46

KELLY OSBOURNE was convinced she would be arrested after brawling at a nightclub with a girl who accused the singer of wearing a wig. The feisty...

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Gallagher Encourages Bravery/killers Spat

9th May 2005 13:46

Outspoken OASIS singer LIAM GALLAGHER is relishing THE BRAVERY's war of words with THE KILLERS - and he's urged more rockers to get aggressive with...

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Hawn: 'Cannabis Nearly Ruined My Life'

9th May 2005 17:15

Hollywood actress GOLDIE HAWN has revealed how smoking cannabis unleashed horrific psychological problems for her, in her sensational new...

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Murray Still In Touch With The Creek Gang

9th May 2005 17:15

TV heart-throb CHAD MICHAEL MURRAY may have only starred in one season of DAWSON'S CREEK, but he is still friends with the stars of the defunct...

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Hawn's Italian Hell

9th May 2005 17:15

Movie star GOLDIE HAWN has blasted Italian director MARIO MONICELLI for treating her badly on the set of 1978 movie VIAGGIO CON ANITA (LOVERS AND...

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Lonely Hilton

9th May 2005 17:15

Socialite PARIS HILTON has only a few friends left after drastically reducing her social circle. The SIMPLE LIFE reality TV star, 24, was...

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Holmes' Racy Past

9th May 2005 17:15

TOM CRUISE's young new girlfriend KATIE HOLMES has a racy past - she frequently landed in trouble at school for wearing short skirts. The...

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Blanchett Broody For More Children

9th May 2005 17:15

OSCAR-winner CATE BLANCHETT is trying to persuade her husband ANDREW UPTON they should have more children. THE AVIATOR actress and her...

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Frost Planning Lawsuits

9th May 2005 17:15

JUDE LAW's ex-wife SADIE FROST is considering legal action against several British newspapers after a string of "ridiculous" stories about her. ...

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Ledger Escape Charges After Photographer 'Brawl'

9th May 2005 17:15

Australian heart-throb HEATH LEDGER has escaped charges after allegedly tackling a photographer on the set of his latest film CANDY. THE PATRIOT...

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Franz Ferdinand Save Money And Go Second-hand

9th May 2005 17:15

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND may be one of Britain's most successful bands, but they're still keen to save money and pick up bargains wherever...

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Church Rises Above Johnson's Tabloid Slurs

9th May 2005 17:15

Teen soprano CHARLOTTE CHURCH is philosophical about her former love KYLE JOHNSON exposing explicit details of their relationship in the press,...

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Hall And Oates Praise Philadelphia Soul Scene

9th May 2005 17:15

Eighties pop sensation HALL AND OATES have experimented with a wide range of musical styles, but always retained a strong link to the vibrant...

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The Beatles' Album Secret Revealed

9th May 2005 17:15

THE BEATLES' album cover for their classic 1965 disc HELP! was shot in a grim English car park - not the glamorous Austrian location originally...

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Church: 'I've Never Taken Drugs'

9th May 2005 17:15

Teen star CHARLOTTE CHURCH has laughed off reports she smokes cannabis, claiming the press confused a herbal cigarette for marijuana. The Welsh...

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Lionel Laughed Off Nicole Proposal

9th May 2005 17:15

LIONEL RICHIE initially thought his daughter NICOLE RICHIE's boyfriend ADAM GOLDSTEIN was joking when he asked the soul legend for permission to...

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Ailing Stewart Postpones Concert

9th May 2005 17:15

Veteran rocker ROD STEWART has postponed a London concert tonight (09MAY05) after falling ill with a throat infection. The MAGGIE MAY star, 60,...

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Initials Mix-up Behind Diaz And Timberlake Wedding Reports

9th May 2005 17:15

OZZY and SHARON OSBOURNE inadvertently started rumours JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE would marry CAMERON DIAZ at the weekend (07-08MAY05), when they were...

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Berry Considers Test Tube Baby

9th May 2005 21:20

HALLE BERRY is considering having a baby by artificial insemination as she makes plans for motherhood. The OSCAR-winning actress, who turns 39...

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A Baby For The New Ben And Jen?

9th May 2005 21:20

Pregnancy rumours are spiralling around newly-engaged pair BEN AFFLECK and JENNIFER GARNER after set sources on the actress' hit show ALIAS started...

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Dave Matthews Band Performing On Webcast

9th May 2005 21:20

Fans of the DAVE MATTHEWS BAND are set to get a free treat - the rockers have signed up to perform a special live concert for the internet. To...

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Daryl Hall Dismisses 'Calculating' Slur

9th May 2005 21:20

Eighties pop star DARYL HALL has rubbished reports he has a "calculating" nature, insisting he hardly knows what he is doing much of the time. ...

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It Pays For Staples To Have A Little Faith

9th May 2005 21:20

Soul veteran MAVIS STAPLES was the big winner at last week's (05MAY05) WC HANDY AWARDS in Memphis, Tennessee, where excellence in soul and blues is...

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Morello Saves Starving Dog

9th May 2005 21:20

AUDIOSLAVE rocker TOM MORELLO showed off his animal loving side at the weekend (07-08MAY05) when he took time away from a show in Havana, Cuba, to...

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Church Defends High-maintenance Boyfriend

9th May 2005 21:20

Teen soprano CHARLOTTE CHURCH has rushed to the defence of her 'metrosexual' boyfriend GAVIN HENSON, declaring she loves his high-maintenance...

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Middle East Star Parsa Killed In Fight

9th May 2005 21:20

Afghan pop star NUSRAT PARSA has died in Canada after a scuffle with fans ended in tragedy. The singer, who was 35, had just performed a show at...

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Hawn's Wardrobe Nightmare

9th May 2005 21:20

GOLDIE HAWN's first meeting with British comedy icon PETER SELLERS was almost disastrous - because she risked enraging the star with her colourful...

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Blanchett Slams Botox

9th May 2005 21:20

OSCAR-winner CATE BLANCHETT is disgusted by how many of her Hollywood peers have succumbed to using face-paralysing Botox. THE GIFT star, 35, is...

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Bergman Attacks 'Boring' Godard

9th May 2005 21:20

Swedish director INGMAR BERGMAN has hit out at fellow film-maker JEAN-LUC GODARD, branding him a "f**king bore". The 86-year-old FANNY AND...

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Jolie Set To Stamp Out Poverty In Sierra Leone

9th May 2005 21:20

Screen siren ANGELINA JOLIE is jetting to Africa to meet Sierra Leone president AHMED TEJAN KABBAH in a bid to raise international awareness of the...

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Depression Wrecked Trust In Shields' Marriage

9th May 2005 21:20

Actress BROOKE SHIELDS fears the postpartum depression she suffered after the birth of her daughter ROWAN has permanently ruined the trust between...

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Purefoy Quits Vendetta Movie

9th May 2005 21:20

VANITY FAIR star JAMES PUREFOY has reportedly quit the set of new movie V IS FOR VENDETTA, leaving THE MATRIX villain HUGO WEAVING to take his...

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Hawn Recalls Her 'Extraordinary' Love For Elderly Man

9th May 2005 21:20

Screen star GOLDIE HAWN found romance whilst filming the 1979 movie VIAGGIO CON ANITA - with a man in his 90s. The 59-year-old recalls in her...

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