Music, Movie and Entertainment News 9th December 2003

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Beethoven's Opus 127 Goes Under The Hammer

9th December 2003 2:23

One of composer LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN's final compositions sold at auction in London on Friday (05DEC03). The original manuscript from OPUS 127...

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Jack White: Money Hasn't Changed Me

9th December 2003 2:23

Rocker JACK WHITE is so disaffected by his new found wealth, he hasn't even treated himself to a new guitar. THE WHITE STRIPES frontman admits...

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Osbournes Get Ready For Christmas In Style

9th December 2003 2:23

THE OSBOURNES are getting into the Christmas spirit with a little help from their fellow reality TV superstars. OZZY OSBOURNE's rocking family...

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Hendrix Tribute Album Will Be A Must-have In 2004

9th December 2003 2:23

JIMI HENDRIX's estate is further planning to cash in on the late guitar legend's hits with the release of a new tribute album. The rock icon's...

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Petty Gets A Diamond

9th December 2003 2:23

TOM PETTY AND THE HEARTBREAKERS had two reasons to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the release of their GREATEST HITS album last week...

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Tyler Falls Asleep During Daughter's Movie

9th December 2003 2:23

Rock veteran STEVEN TYLER may be an ardent supporter of his daughter LIV's movie career, but that didn't stop him falling asleep during a screening...

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Williams Kicks Up Toilet Stink

9th December 2003 2:23

Pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS has demanded toilet covers are made readily available to him and his entourage - because he's desperate to avoid picking...

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Church's Ex To Sell Sex Secrets

9th December 2003 2:23

CHARLOTTE CHURCH's traumatic split with two-timing ex boyfriend STEVEN JOHNSON is poised to bring her more heartbreak - he's trying to sell their...

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Beckham's Hip-hop Song Wins Fans' Votes

9th December 2003 2:23

VICTORIA BECKHAM's quest to become a hip-hop star has been dealt a timely boost - fans have voted for her new urban tune to be the flagship song of...

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Osbourne Seriously Hurt In Quad Bike Smash

9th December 2003 2:23

Rock wildman OZZY OSBOURNE has been rushed to hospital after crashing his quad bike. The former BLACK SABBATH frontman broke his collarbone, six...

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Mickey Rourke: I Was A Hellraiser

9th December 2003 2:23

Hollywood actor MICKEY ROURKE blames his career slide on a succession of flop movies and his reputation for destructive behaviour. The ANGEL...

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Thornton Did Armageddon For The Cash

9th December 2003 2:23

BILLY BOB THORNTON signed up to play the head of NASA in ARMAGEDDON to help him cope with divorce payments. The actor was splitting from wife...

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Pitt Learns From Stage Stalwarts

9th December 2003 2:23

Hollywood hunk BRAD PITT was so "in awe" of stage star BRIAN COX's acting talent on the set of epic movie TROY, he spent every possible moment...

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Frost To Head Rock Show?

9th December 2003 2:23

Actress SADIE FROST is poised to front a new TV rock show in her native Britain - after impressing bosses with her passionate contribution to a...

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West Left Unimpressed By Julia Kiss

9th December 2003 2:23

British actor DOMINIC WEST has given PRETTY WOMAN JULIA ROBERTS a poor six-out-of-10 score for kissing, because his smooching scenes with the...

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Travolta And Thurman Team Up For Get Shorty Sequel

9th December 2003 2:23

PULP FICTION co-stars JOHN TRAVOLTA and UMA THURMAN are reteaming for the sequel to GET SHORTY. The statuesque KILL BILL actress had a...

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Oprah Stays Away From Letterman

9th December 2003 2:23

OPRAH WINFREY has decided she'll never join fellow chat show host DAVID LETTERMAN as one of his guests again - because she can't bear to be the...

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Farrell's Mum Begs Him To Calm Down

9th December 2003 2:23

Hellraiser COLIN FARRELL is ignoring his worried mother's request to curb his wild ways - because he's "just a normal Irish person". The PHONE...

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Mccartney In Fashion Crisis

9th December 2003 2:23

Rock daughter STELLA McCARTNEY's fashion company is in crisis - her label slipped into the red yesterday (08DEC03) after posting losses of $7.2...

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Kidman Upset With Tom's Openness

9th December 2003 2:23

NICOLE KIDMAN has made it public she's less than pleased with TOM CRUISE's loose tongue at the premiere of her new film COLD MOUNTAIN. The...

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Mccarthy's Missing Underwear Spoils Her Playboy Bash

9th December 2003 9:26

JENNY McCARTHY regretted not wearing any underwear when she hosted the PLAYBOY 50th ANNIVERSARY TV special - because she wanted to leave some...

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Redford Blasts Bush's Energy Bill

9th December 2003 9:26

Concerned Hollywood star ROBERT REDFORD has attacked the American government's energy legislation, calling it one of the worst bills he's ever...

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Kidman Cooks Up Smelly Treats

9th December 2003 9:26

Talented star NICOLE KIDMAN has a secret skill - she cooks up perfumes for her celebrity pals. The Aussie actress is always being complimented...

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Affleck Insists On Script Change

9th December 2003 9:26

Baseball fan BEN AFFLECK refused to adopt the NEW YORK METS as his favourite team for his latest movie character - because his Boston,...

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Anna Nicole's Ex Plans To Cash In

9th December 2003 9:26

ANNA NICOLE SMITH's jailed former boyfriend is far from over his busty ex - he's planning to use his connection to her to make a fortune. MARK...

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Stallone: Greed Cost Planet Hollywood

9th December 2003 9:26

Hollywood hunk SYLVESTER STALLONE blames the demise of his PLANET HOLLYWOOD celebrity restaurant chain on poor quality control. The hamburger...

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Julia Roberts Ponders Motherhood

9th December 2003 9:26

OSCAR winning actress JULIA ROBERTS is seriously considering motherhood - but she still can't imagine sharing her husband DANNY MODER with a...

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Paltrow And Martin Marry?

9th December 2003 9:26

Celebrity couple GWYNETH PALTROW and CHRIS MARTIN have got married in a secret ten minute ceremony, according to a British newspaper. The OSCAR...

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David Buys Plush Pad To Attract Latin Lover

9th December 2003 9:26

R+B star CRAIG DAVID has splashed out $2.55 million (GBP1.5 million) on a London home - in the hope of convincing his Latin lover to move in with...

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Richie Given A Boost In Her Drug Sobriety

9th December 2003 9:26

Soul star LIONEL RICHIE's daughter NICOLE has been applauded for her sobriety by the California judge who sentenced her for felony drug...

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Alicia Keys' Nervous Meeting With Stevie Wonder

9th December 2003 9:26

GRAMMY-winning singer ALICIA KEYS is still embarrassed about meeting musical idol STEVIE WONDER - because she was so nervous she made a fool of...

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Kelly Rowland's Turkey Success

9th December 2003 9:26

DESTINY'S CHILD star KELLY ROWLAND had a delightful Thanksgiving holiday with her family last month (NOV03), because she finally managed to cook...

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Ludacris Honoured For Charity Work

9th December 2003 9:26

Hip-hop star LUDACRIS was interrupted during a concert in Mississippi, America to receive an award for his efforts in raiding funds for the...

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George Clinton Arrested On Drug Charge

9th December 2003 9:26

Funk pioneer GEORGE CLINTON has been arrested and charged with drug possession after allegedly telling an officer he had cocaine in his pocket. ...

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Julia Roberts Turns Real-life Teacher To Young Co-stars

9th December 2003 14:05

JULIA ROBERTS' MONA LISA SMILE co-stars were given life lessons by the PRETTY WOMAN star - she taught them how to be powerful without being a...

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Gisele Snubbed By Brazilian Males

9th December 2003 14:05

Brazilian men have been left cold by the charms of native model GISELE BUNDCHEN - she only came ninth in a survey to find the world's sexiest...

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Halliwell's Fat Slags Film In Trouble

9th December 2003 14:05

GERI HALLIWELL's upcoming movie FAT SLAGS has already been hit by trouble months before it's released - the creators of the original characters are...

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Orlando And Kate's Emotional Reunion

9th December 2003 14:05

LORD OF THE RINGS star ORLANDO BLOOM and girlfriend KATE BOSWORTH have enjoyed an emotional reunion at a Los Angeles airport. The British actor,...

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Mcgregor Trains To Avoid Kidnap

9th December 2003 14:05

Scottish star EWAN McGREGOR will undergo kidnap avoidance training before he sets off on his mammoth three-month motorcycle adventure. The BIG...

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Grant Shrugs Off 'Not Serious' Divine Incident

9th December 2003 14:05

British star HUGH GRANT has played down his scandalous 1995 indiscretion with prostitute DIVINE BROWNE - claiming he "never thought it was that...

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Schwarzenegger Drops Sexual Misconduct Investigation Plans

9th December 2003 14:05

California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER has scrapped plans to conduct an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct levelled against...

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Posh Loves To Do The Housework

9th December 2003 14:05

Multi-millionaire superstar VICTORIA BECKHAM insists she still does the housework, despite her busy lifestyle. The wife of soccer legend DAVID...

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50 Cent Booed Offstage In Australia

9th December 2003 14:05

Rapper 50 CENT has run into trouble on his first ever Australian tour - he was booed by fans last Friday night (05DEC03) in Melbourne after losing...

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Coldplay Rocker Is Related To Winston Churchill

9th December 2003 14:05

Scruffy COLDPLAY rocker CHRIS MARTIN has an intriguingly posh hidden past - he's related to celebrated British wartime Prime Minister WINSTON...

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Pink Flies Tommy Lee To Her Side

9th December 2003 14:05

PINK's romance with fellow rocker TOMMY LEE is hotting up - she's spent $34,000 (GBP20,000) on flying him to be with her. The TROUBLE singer was...

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Charlotte Lifts The Lid On Love Split

9th December 2003 14:05

Heartbroken teen soprano CHARLOTTE CHURCH has spoken out about her split with love rat boyfriend STEVEN JOHNSON for the first time - insisting she...

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Imbruglia's Island Wedding Plans

9th December 2003 14:05

Australian pop star NATALIE IMBRUGLIA is to marry her rocker boyfriend DANIEL JOHNS in a secret New Year's Eve (31DEC03) ceremony. The TORN...

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Costello Weds Krall

9th December 2003 14:05

British rocker ELVIS COSTELLO has wed Canadian jazz singer DIANA KRALL at a ceremony in his native England on Saturday (06DEC03), according to a...

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Courtney Escapes Detox To Go Clubbing

9th December 2003 14:05

Troubled star COURTNEY LOVE was spotted hitting the clubs of Los Angeles last Thursday (04DEC03) - despite supposedly being in a detox centre. ...

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Sharon In Ozzy Hospital Bed Dash

9th December 2003 14:05

LATEST: Rock matriarch SHARON OSBOURNE has rushed to the side of her hospitalised husband OZZY as he recovers from serious injuries sustained in a...

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Renee Has To Maintain Bridget Figure

9th December 2003 17:11

Movie beauty RENEE ZELLWEGER has been asked to remain at her larger BRIDGET JONES shape for the next three months, in case she is needed for...

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Lurhmann's 'Alexander' Back On

9th December 2003 17:11

BAZ LUHRMANN's film version of ALEXANDER THE GREAT will be going ahead, contrary to reports in Britain. HEAT magazine reported last week...

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Paris Hilton Eyes Tv Future

9th December 2003 17:11

Hotel heiress PARIS HILTON's stint on reality show THE SIMPLE LIFE has been such a success, eager TV bosses are already seeking out new projects...

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Ashton's Restaurant Robbed

9th December 2003 17:11

The plush Los Angeles eatery owned by movie hunk ASHTON KUTCHER has been robbed by masked men, according to sources in Tinsel Town. According to...

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Paltrow's Organised Christmas

9th December 2003 17:11

GWYNETH PALTROW will be relaxing with her feet up when everybody's rushing around to buy last-minute Christmas gifts - because she purchased all of...

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Renee And Jack Go Ring-shopping

9th December 2003 17:11

The relationship between RENEE ZELLWEGER and WHITE STRIPES frontman JACK WHITE appears to still be going strong - the couple have been spotted ring...

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Lopez And Medina Bury The Hatchet

9th December 2003 17:11

JENNIFER LOPEZ has called off her lawsuit against former manager BENNY MEDINA - intensifying speculation the pair are planning to work together...

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Stuntwoman Sues Arnie

9th December 2003 17:11

A stuntwoman is suing California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER for libel, claiming he smeared her reputation. RHONDA MILLER initially accused...

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Buena Vista Star Dies

9th December 2003 17:11

BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB star RUBEN GONZALEZ has died at the age of 84. The Cuban pianist died in Havana yesterday (08DEC03), according to the...

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Sharleen's Style Aspiration

9th December 2003 17:11

TEXAS frontwoman SHARLEEN SPITERI is happy to indulge her aspiration to look cool, because most people are followers of fashion. The SAY WHAT...

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Timberlake: Sex Is Part Of My Music And My Life

9th December 2003 17:11

Pop hunk JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has dismissed suggestions he and musical contemporaries CHRISTINA AGUILERA and BRITNEY SPEARS are sex-obsessed -...

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Jacko's Parents To Stick By Him

9th December 2003 17:11

Troubled superstar MICHAEL JACKSON's parents will declare their loyalty towards their son in an upcoming TV interview. JOE and KATHERINE JACKSON...

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Eminem Lyrics Probe Dropped

9th December 2003 17:11

LATEST: The American Secret Service have announced they will not be investigating president-baiting lyrics by rapper EMINEM. It had been...

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Spector's Ex Tells Of Devastation Over Murder Charge

9th December 2003 17:11

PHIL SPECTOR's ex-wife RONNIE SPECTOR GREENFIELD is "devastated" the producer has been charged with the murder of B-movie actress LANA CLARKSON. ...

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Tommy And Pink In Toilet Tryst

9th December 2003 17:11

Hot couple TOMMY LEE and PINK were so desperate to get their hands on each other on Friday night (05DEC03), they indulged in some raunchy antics in...

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Orlando's Kissing Disaster

9th December 2003 21:09

Movie heartthrob ORLANDO BLOOM wasn't always a hit with the girls - he had a disastrous first kissing experience. The LORD OF THE RINGS star...

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Ben's Shower Tunes Upset J.lo

9th December 2003 21:09

BEN AFFLECK loves to sing in the shower because his awful voice drives his fiancee JENNIFER LOPEZ crazy. The movie star admits he embraces his...

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Elijah's Ex Has A New Man

9th December 2003 21:09

ELIJAH WOOD's ex-girlfriend has proved she's not missing the hunky star - by hooking up with a new man. Stunning German actress FRANKE POTENTE,...

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Affleck Gives R Kelly A Morale Boost

9th December 2003 21:09

Troubled R+B star R KELLY has had an unlikely boost from BEN AFFLECK - the actor thinks the singer's CHOCOLATE FACTORY is the year's (03) best...

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Chuck Norris Backs Campaign Against Web Porn

9th December 2003 21:09

Hollywood action veteran CHUCK NORRIS is launching a campaign against paedophiles and internet pornographers. The former WALKER, TEXAS RANGER...

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Law Tops Variety International Star Of The Year Poll

9th December 2003 21:09

British actor JUDE LAW has been crowned International Star of the Year by American film magazine VARIETY. The sexy star - who is currently...

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Billy Bob Turns Down Pretty Horses Dvd Plan

9th December 2003 21:09

BILLY BOB THORNTON is refusing to release his ALL THE PRETTY HORSES movie until studio bosses show his director's cut on the big screen. The...

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Osbourne's Dog Eyes Romance With Harry Halliwell

9th December 2003 21:09

Rock matriarch SHARON OSBOURNE has finally found a suitable partner for her pet pooch MINNIE - GERI HALLIWELL's handsome Pomeranian HARRY. The...

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Stars Line Up For Sting Tribute

9th December 2003 21:09

BLACK EYED PEAS, newlyweds ELVIS COSTELLO and DIANA KRALL, SIR ELTON JOHN and DIDO are among the stars queuing up to praise STING when the British...

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Three Indicted In Rhode Island Nightclub Fire

9th December 2003 21:09

The owners of the nightclub where 100 people were killed in a fire at a GREAT WHITE concert have been indicted on involuntary manslaughter charges,...

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Westlife Hook Up With Martine For America

9th December 2003 21:09

Irish boyband WESTLIFE have enlisted the help of LOVE ACTUALLY star MARTINE McCUTCHEON for their latest attempt to break the American market. ...

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Mc Hammer Is The New Cosby

9th December 2003 21:09

Fallen R+B star MC HAMMER is set for a major comeback as a TV star after landing his own sitcom. The PRAY hitmaker has teamed with...

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Social Workers Seek Chat With Jackson's Children

9th December 2003 21:09

Following MICHAEL JACKSON's child molestation accusations, social workers are reportedly trying to interview the troubled pop star's three children...

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Government Calls Snoop To Testify In Drug Case

9th December 2003 21:09

Hip-hop star SNOOP DOGG has been served with a subpoena to testify in the drugs and gun-related trial of a record label executive. WELDON HAL...

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Britney In Bed With Ozzy!

9th December 2003 21:09

Pop beauty BRITNEY SPEARS has been filmed in bed with wrinkly rocker OZZY OSBOURNE - with wife SHARON's approval. The ME AGAINST THE MUSIC...

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Peter Pan Star Stunned By Rise To Fame

9th December 2003 21:09

PETER PAN star RACHEL HURD-WOOD finds it hard to believe she's part of a big budget film, because just a few months ago she was an ordinary...

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Eva's Breasts Prompt A Script Change

9th December 2003 21:09

Actress EVA MENDES prompted movie making siblings THE FARRELLY BROTHERS to rethink her character in new comedy STUCK ON YOU - because of her ample...

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