Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 10th January 2005

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Kevin Bacon Spent Christmas In The Jungle

10th January 2005 3:41

KEVIN BACON decided to go back to nature for the Christmas holidays - by holidaying in the jungles of Costa Rica. The FOOTLOOSE star and his...

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Hopper's Reservoir Regrets

10th January 2005 3:41

Acting veteran DENNIS HOPPER bitterly regrets turning down the chance to star in cult QUENTIN TARANTINO film RESERVOIR DOGS. The EASY RIDER...

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Jerry Springer Opera A Hit With Viewers

10th January 2005 3:41

LATEST: The controversial television screening of JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA was a hit with viewers - bringing in the highest ever rating for a BBC...

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Nixon Heads To Er

10th January 2005 3:41

Former SEX AND THE CITY actress CYNTHIA NIXON has signed up to take on a much less raunchy role for her next TV venture, as a guest star on hit...

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Diggs' Wife Menzel Injured In Stage Fall

10th January 2005 3:41

Actor TAYE DIGGS' wife IDINA MENZEL is nursing a cracked rib, after falling though a trap door during the Saturday (08JAN05) matinee of her...

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Affleck Buys Family-sized Home

10th January 2005 3:41

Hollywood hunk BEN AFFLECK has further fuelled speculation he plans to settle down with girlfriend JENNIFER GARNER, after buying a family-sized...

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Jackson's Radicalism Threatened His Life

10th January 2005 3:41

PULP FICTION star SAMUEL L JACKSON was forced to rethink his radical political ideals at the age of 21 - when the FBI warned his mother he'd be...

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Geldof: 'I'm Ugly'

10th January 2005 3:41

Rocker SIR BOB GELDOF has labelled himself "unattractive", insisting he attracts women by his "unwashed" appearance. The former BOOMTOWN RATS...

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Harry Connick Jr Heading To Broadway

10th January 2005 3:41

Singer HARRY CONNICK JR is making his way to the stages of New York city to star in a Broadway revival of the 1950s classic THE PAJAMA GAME. ...

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East Asian Stars Sing For Tsunami Victims

10th January 2005 3:41

Over 150 singers from China, Hong Kong and Taiwan joined forces on Friday (07JAN05) to raise money for victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami in a...

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Church Turns Karate Queen

10th January 2005 3:41

Welsh soprano CHARLOTTE CHURCH is taking karate lessons in a bid to lose weight. The opera singer, 18, has finally quit smoking and has made a...

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Jealous Classmates Prompt Jojo To Quit School

10th January 2005 3:41

Teen pop sensation JOJO has been forced to quit school - because her success lead to intense jealousy among her classmates. The 14-year-old...

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J.lo Defends Quick Marriage

10th January 2005 3:41

Latina superstar JENNIFER LOPEZ has lashed out at critics of her whirlwind third marriage to MARC ANTHONY, insisting the media and public don't...

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Jackson's Lawyers Move To Block Old Molestation Claims

10th January 2005 3:41

Lawyers for MICHAEL JACKSON are asking a judge to deny a prosecution request to present evidence of alleged past sexual offenses during the...

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Madsen's Man Embarrassed Pals

10th January 2005 3:41

VIRGINIA MADSEN's friends were so appalled by the actress' last choice of boyfriend, they were often embarrassed for her when she stepped out with...

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Stiller's Fockers Still On Top

10th January 2005 3:41

BEN STILLER's comedy MEET THE FOCKERS has continued its reign on the Hollywood box office for a third weekend, after taking in $28.5 million (GBP15...

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Shatner A Paintball Fan

10th January 2005 9:41

Veteran actor WILLIAM SHATNER has discovered a new pastime to keep him busy when he's not working - paintball bouts. The former STAR TREK star,...

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Coolidge Writes For Herself

10th January 2005 9:41

Actress JENNIFER COOLIDGE has been forced to write her own comedy scripts, because she's found there are no film roles available for funny women. ...

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Madsen Turned Down Big Money When She Needed It Most

10th January 2005 9:41

CANDYMAN star VIRGINIA MADSEN once rejected a lucrative part written just for her - even though she was deep in debt. Madsen, 42, made a...

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Sutherland Blames Hearing Problems On Action Roles

10th January 2005 9:41

24 star KIEFER SUTHERLAND blames his hearing problems on the numerous action movies he's performed in over the years. The London-born actor's...

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Rossum Lips Swollen From Kissing Wilson

10th January 2005 9:41

Teen actress EMMY ROSSUM spent so much time kissing PATRICK WILSON on THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA set, she ended up with swollen lips. Rossum, who...

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Rhys-meyers Visa Embarrassment

10th January 2005 9:41

Irish actor JONATHAN RHYS-MEYERS had an embarrassing encounter with a US visa processor recently, after the star was told he wasn't fit to play...

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Shrek 2 Dominates People's Choice Awards

10th January 2005 9:41

Animated movie sequel SHREK 2 swept the boards at last night's (09JAN05) 31st Annual PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS with a staggering five wins. The...

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No Drink And Drugs Policy Saves Pixies Comeback

10th January 2005 9:41

PIXIES guitarist FRANK BLACK credits bassist KIM DEAL's anti-drink and drugs policy with making the band's reunion possible. Black was...

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Bedingfields To Duet At Brits

10th January 2005 9:41

Sibling singers DANIEL and NATASHA BEDINGFIELD are set to duet at next month's (09FEB05) BRIT AWARDS in London. The British stars have signed to...

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Gallaghers Argue Over Oasis Single

10th January 2005 9:41

Famous siblings NOEL and LIAM GALLAGHER are embroiled in another battle - over their next OASIS single. The rock brothers have had a string of...

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J.lo Sings About Bennifer Break-up On New Album

10th January 2005 9:41

Latina beauty JENNIFER LOPEZ has written a "special song" about her discovery BEN AFFLECK wasn't her 'Mr Right' on her forthcoming album...

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Faltskog Slams Lyngstad Rift Rumours

10th January 2005 9:41

Pop legend AGNETHA FALTSKOG has slammed reports of a long-running feud with her former ABBA bandmate ANNIFRID LYNGSTAD. The blonde singer spoke...

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Cowell Searches For Teen Songwriter

10th January 2005 9:41

SIMON COWELL is teaming up with AMERICAN IDOL winner FANTASIA to select and launch the career of a budding teenage songwriter. Cowell - who...

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J.lo And Anthony Buy Marital Home

10th January 2005 9:41

Superstar couple JENNIFER LOPEZ and MARC ANTHONY are buying their first marital home together, in South Beach, Florida. The New York natives,...

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Richardson Refuses To Live In Mother's Shadow

10th January 2005 14:01

NIP/TUCK TV star JOELY RICHARDSON refuses to live in her legendary parents VANESSA REDGRAVE and TONY RICHARDSON's shadows - preferring to judge her...

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Hoffman Reinvents Sex Scenes With Streisand

10th January 2005 14:01

OSCAR winner DUSTIN HOFFMAN credits his life-long friendship with superstar BARBRA STREISAND with their realistic sex scene in their latest movie...

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Star Wars Tops Special Effects Poll

10th January 2005 14:01

The STAR WARS movies' opening sequences have been voted the best special effects in cinematic history. Readers of British sci-fi magazine SFX...

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Cattrall To Get In Character

10th January 2005 14:01

Sexy actress KIM CATTRALL has vowed to follow in the footsteps of her SEX AND THE CITY TV character SAMANTHA JONES - by becoming a sex hungry...

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Grant's 'Secret Gay Marriage'

10th January 2005 14:01

Hollywood legend CARY GRANT's shocking new biography alleges the late actor shared a secret "gay marriage" with American movie hunk RANDOLPH...

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Stallone In Talks To Join British Reality Show

10th January 2005 14:01

SYLVESTER STALLONE's mother JACKIE is in talks to join British reality TV show CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER, which stars her former daughter-in-law...

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Dicaprio's Uncle: 'My Nephew Hasn't Left Gisele'

10th January 2005 14:01

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO's uncle has lashed out at reports THE AVIATOR star has split from longterm love GISELE BUNDCHEN. The 30-year-old hunk has been...

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Kidman Joins Who's Who

10th January 2005 14:01

Australian actress NICOLE KIDMAN has joined the nation's top politicians, peers, judges and diplomats in the 2005 edition of Britain's prestigious...

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Beckham Heads Tsunami Appeal

10th January 2005 14:01

LATEST: Soccer superstar DAVID BECKHAM will front a worldwide appeal to raise money for children affected by last month's (26DEC04) devastating...

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Pitt Hid Marriage Problems From Family

10th January 2005 14:01

LATEST: Hollywood actor BRAD PITT's family are stunned he's separating from wife JENNIFER ANISTON - because he kept his marriage problems secret...

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Fat Joe: 'I Don't Like Pot'

10th January 2005 14:01

Rapper FAT JOE steers clear of drugs, after an uncomfortable experience with marijuana. While weed is the narcotic of choice for many of Joe's...

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Mccartney Mistaken For Lennon

10th January 2005 14:01

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER MILLS reportedly exploded in rage at a passer-by in New York last week (ends07JAN05), after he mistook her...

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50 Cent Warns Father

10th January 2005 14:01

50 CENT has warned his estranged father not to return to his life in search of money. The IN DA CLUB superstar and his mother SABRINA were...

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Odb's Bad Childhood 'A Lie'

10th January 2005 14:01

OL' DIRTY BASTARD exaggerated his troubled childhood to boost his career, according to the late rapper's father. ODB, who died in November (04)...

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Bbc To Be Sued Over Jerry Springer Opera

10th January 2005 14:01

LATEST: The controversial TV screening of musical JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA has prompted furious Christians to sue Britain's BBC network for...

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Madonna's Tsunami Water Blasted As Publicity Stunt

10th January 2005 14:01

LATEST: Superstar MADONNA has been attacked for donating 10,000 bottles of Kabbalah Water to victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami. The MATERIAL...

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Britney: 'I'm Not Jealous Of My Sister'

10th January 2005 14:01

Pop superstar BRITNEY SPEARS has slammed reports she's jealous of her sister JAMIE LYNN's rising stardom - because she sees herself as a mother...

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More Bands Confirmed For Tsunami Aid Concert

10th January 2005 17:46

MANIC STREET PREACHERS, BADLY DRAWN BOY, SNOW PATROL and EMBRACE have joined the line-up for the forthcoming LIVE AID-style extravaganza in...

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Biopic To Be Made Of Joy Division Star

10th January 2005 17:46

The life of tragic JOY DIVISION singer IAN CURTIS will finally be brought to the big screen in a film called TOUCHING FROM A DISTANCE, after family...

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Abba Star Scotches Garbo Comparisons

10th January 2005 17:46

Former ABBA singer AGNETHA FALTSKOG has blasted reports she's a reclusive star in the mould of GRETA GARBO. The WATERLOO singer is trying to...

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Seal Slams Rap Culture

10th January 2005 17:46

Singer SEAL has slammed rappers for portraying women negatively in both their videos and lyrics. The KISS FROM A ROSE star believes hip-hop...

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Parker And Stone Suffered On Set

10th January 2005 17:46

SOUTH PARK creators TREY PARKER and MATT STONE found working with marionettes on the set of TEAM AMERICA: WORLD POLICE far tougher than they had...

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Evangelista's New Flame

10th January 2005 17:46

Sexy model LINDA EVANGELISTA has been spotted in the arms of a new man - pasta heir PAOLO BARILLA. Barilla - who raced as a Formula One driver...

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Frost's Show Out In The Cold

10th January 2005 17:46

SADIE FROST's latest attempt to break into mainstream TV presenting has been dealt a serious blow - her new production has been axed. The former...

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Alexander Star Comfortable With Nudity

10th January 2005 17:46

ALEXANDER star ROSARIO DAWSON is happy to appear nude in future films after stripping off opposite COLIN FARRELL in the historical epic. The New...

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Moore's Son Says He Was A Bad Father

10th January 2005 17:46

DUDLEY MOORE's son has accused the late actor of being a terrible father who was ultimately responsible for his drug addiction and homelessness. ...

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Pitt And Aniston's Farewell Flight

10th January 2005 17:46

Former Hollywood couple BRAD PITT and JENNIFER ANISTON shared a flight back to Los Angeles after announcing their four-year marriage was over. ...

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Robert's Plans Pregnancy Movie

10th January 2005 17:46

New Hollywood mum JULIA ROBERTS enjoyed pregnancy so much, she's planning a new movie about impending motherhood. The actress, who gave birth to...

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Flack's Tender Questioned

10th January 2005 17:46

ROBERTA FLACK was left speechless when a shop assistant questioned the validity of her money. The KILLING ME SOFTLY WITH HIS SONG star had just...

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Fat Joe's Sneaker Addiction

10th January 2005 17:46

Rapper FAT JOE is addicted to sneakers and employs scouts to hunt him down the rarest running shoes. The heavyweight hip-hopper admits footwear...

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Osbournes' Home Get Viewers' Thumbs Up

10th January 2005 17:46

THE OSBOURNES' luxurious Beverly Hills mansion in Los Angeles has been voted one of the most stylish homes on television by the British public. ...

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Presley Passes 50 Million In Time For Birthday Celebrations

10th January 2005 21:31

ELVIS PRESLEY had a 70th birthday celebration to remember from beyond the grave after passing the 50 million singles mark in America. The dead...

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Franz Lead Brit Award Nominations

10th January 2005 21:31

Scottish band FRANZ FERDINAND lead the nominations for this year's (05) BRIT AWARDS with five nods. The TAKE ME OUT rockers - who scored...

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Rossum Shooed Bear With Her Singing

10th January 2005 21:31

Teen actress EMMY ROSSUM managed to convince an Alaskan bear not to attack when she was on vacation as a child - by singing to it. The...

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Keaton's Weather Channel Fixation

10th January 2005 21:31

BATMAN star MICHAEL KEATON is revelling in his new pastime of his - watching American cable network the WEATHER CHANNEL. The Hollywood actor...

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Moore To Take Care Of His Health In 2005

10th January 2005 21:31

Controversial film-maker MICHAEL MOORE has made a New Year's resolution to take care of his weight, and worry less about everybody else's...

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Ferguson Determined Not To Offend Queen To 'Nude' Pose

10th January 2005 21:31

The DUCHESS OF YORK SARAH FERGUSON decided to keep herself covered up when she posed for SIR ELTON JOHN's new book - because she was determined not...

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Portman To Go Back To School?

10th January 2005 21:31

Actress NATALIE PORTMAN has been targeted to front a new TV series about a fictitious boarding school shrouded in "drugs, elitism and...

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Paltrow: 'Martin Isn't A Baby-sitter'

10th January 2005 21:31

Hollywood star GWYNETH PALTROW has hit out at claims she bosses rocker husband CHRIS MARTIN around. The COLDPLAY frontman has been left holding...

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Will Smith Sells Off Hotel Project

10th January 2005 21:31

WILL SMITH has scrapped plans to develop a hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, because he feared the project would be a huge flop. The actor...

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Jolie Hopes To Adopt Tsunami Orphan

10th January 2005 21:31

Hollywood actress ANGELINA JOLIE is so moved by the effects of the 26 December (04) tsunami in South Asia, she's embarked on plans to adopt one of...

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Mcgraw's Bracelet Tribute For Dad Is A Hit

10th January 2005 21:31

Country superstar TIM McGRAW is continuing to sell bracelets in memory of his late father, baseball hero TUG McGRAW, after learning that 70,000...

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Ja Rule Struggles With Sex Scene

10th January 2005 21:31

Rapper JA RULE has given up his sex scene virginity on film to TATYANA ALI and he admits it was one of the toughest things he has ever had to do. ...

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Chuck Berry's Elvis Tribute

10th January 2005 21:31

This year's (05) ELVIS PRESLEY FESTIVAL will have an extra-special performing guest - rock 'n' roll legend CHUCK BERRY. The event will be held...

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Network Escapes Big Trouble After Neil's X-rated Outburst

10th January 2005 21:31

LATEST: American TV network NBC has escaped any harsh fines for VINCE NEIL's use of foul language during a live New Year's Eve (31DEC04) broadcast...

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Chesney Steps In For Tsunami Telethon

10th January 2005 21:31

LATEST: KENNY CHESNEY has stepped in to represent country music at this weekend's (15JAN05) Tsunami Telethon after TIM McGRAW was forced to scrap...

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Apple Fans Blast Sony Over Unreleased Two-year-old Record

10th January 2005 21:31

Fans of FIONA APPLE have bombarded bosses at SONY MUSIC headquarters in New York with complaints after learning the singer/songwriter's new album...

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Ricky Martin To Visit Thai Tsunami Orphans

10th January 2005 21:31

Latin pop hunk RICKY MARTIN is flying to Thailand on Wednesday (12JAN05) to tour the areas of the country devastated by December's (26DEC04)...

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