Music, Movie and Entertainment News 10th June 2008

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Tool Star Recovering From Hand Surgery Following Sea Attack

10th June 2008 2:03

TOOL drummer DANNY CAREY is recovering from hand surgery after he was attacked by "an unruly marine" creature while on vacation. The rocker was...

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Brown + Wilson Reteam For Reality Inn Show

10th June 2008 2:03

BOBBY BROWN and CARNIE WILSON are returning to the Deep South for another country-music flavoured reality TV show. The singers will join actress...

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Jason + The Scorchers Reunite For Honours Show

10th June 2008 2:03

Cult country rockers JASON + THE SCORCHERS are to reform for a one-off performance at Nashville, Tennessee's famous Ryman Auditorium. The Broken...

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New Coldplay Album Set To Smash Sales Records

10th June 2008 6:01

Coldplay's fourth album, Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends, is likely to become the biggest selling album of the year, according to online...

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R. Kelly Defence Rests After Two Days

10th June 2008 7:12

LATEST: R. KELLY's defence team has rested its case in the star's child pornography trial - only two days after the legal team's arguments began. ...

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Weller: 'Bragg For Prime Minister'

10th June 2008 7:12

PAUL WELLER is desperate for fellow veteran rocker BILLY BRAGG to become the British Prime Minister - insisting it would be the only way he becomes...

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Swift Signs For Montana Cameo

10th June 2008 7:12

Country star TAYLOR SWIFT is set to team up with fellow teen sensation MILEY CYRUS - she has signed on to appear in HANNAH MONTANA: THE MOVIE. The...

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Osbourne Demanded 'Ridiculous' Pay For The X-factor

10th June 2008 7:12

Rock matriarch SHARON OSBOURNE has admitted she demanded a "ridiculous" amount of money from THE X FACTOR bosses before quitting her job as a judge...

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Urban Wants Baby To Go On Tour

10th June 2008 7:12

Country star KEITH URBAN is keen not to spend too much time away from his expectant wife NICOLE KIDMAN - he wants the actress to join him on tour...

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Wombats 'Flattered' At Production Offer From Sir Paul

10th June 2008 8:02

Scouse trio the Wombats have admitted they are "ridiculously" flattered at Sir Paul McCartney's suggestion of producing an album for them.Frontman...

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Big Brother Alexandra Angered By Cooking Duties

10th June 2008 8:22

Big Brother 9 contestant Alexandra De-Gale has laid into fellow housemate Rebecca Shiner after a row over who should cook.Rebecca, a 22-year-old...

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R Kelly Defence Team Concludes Arguments In Sex Tape Case

10th June 2008 8:42

The defence team has rested its case in the sex tape trial involving singer R Kelly.The court was suspended on Monday morning, with the I Believe I...

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Live-action/animation Smurf Movie In The Works

10th June 2008 9:22

A hybrid movie based on The Smurfs is in development, reports claim.Sony Pictures Animation has snapped up the rights for the blue characters from...

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Report: Et Knew It Had Been Punkd

10th June 2008 10:24

Entertainment Tonight was informed in advance that a story that it intended to air about the birth of Angelina Jolie's twins was a hoax -- but ran...

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Abc, Espn Find Gold In Triple Crown

10th June 2008 10:24

In much of the recent discussion about the resurgence of interest in the televised Stanley Cup finals in hockey and expected record ratings for the...

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Fox Bites Fcc

10th June 2008 10:24

If its appeal of an FCC fine is upheld in court, Fox Broadcasting could bring down the regulator's power to enforce indecency regulations. As...

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Universal Sifts Its Ashes

10th June 2008 10:24

Last week's devastating fire at Universal Studios, which destroyed the company's vault holding thousands of prints of movies and TV shows, may...

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Rambo Muscles To The Top

10th June 2008 10:24

Rambo remained alive and hot at the video rental stores, pulling in $8.6 million in its first week of release -- a figure that represents 20...

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Sag May Ask Aftra Members To Reject Deal

10th June 2008 10:24

In a move that will likely exacerbate tensions between the two primary actors' unions in Hollywood, leaders of the Screen Actors Guild plan to ask...

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Midweek Ticket Sales For Satc Continue To Soar

10th June 2008 10:24

Warner Bros.' Sex and the City showed no let-up in its midweek dominance at the box office Tuesday. According to box-office trackers Media by...

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Jolie: Where Are Disney's Black Princesses?

10th June 2008 10:24

Angelina Jolie has criticized the Walt Disney Co. for failing to produce an animated film featuring a black princess. Jolie, whose adopted child...

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Last But By No Means Least

10th June 2008 10:30

It may be the fourth-place television network, but NBC has succeed in getting advertisers to sign on the line to $1.9 billion in commitments for...

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Tv Guide Makes A Comeback

10th June 2008 10:32

TV Guide , which last month reported its first profitable quarter in nearly four years, announced Thursday that its TV Guide Online unit had...

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New Yorker Columnist Says Cbs-cnet Merger Won't Fly

10th June 2008 10:32

In his popular "The Financial Page" column for The New Yorker, James Surowiecki writes in the June 9 edition that CBS's $1.9-billion purchase of...

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Fcc's Test Market Doesn't Know It's Being Tested

10th June 2008 10:32

Wilmington, DE may be the first city in the nation to switch from analog to digital-only television on Sept. 8, but only 18 percent of the...

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Fox Planning Two-hour Season Premieres

10th June 2008 10:32

Fox plans to kick off its fall season on September 1 with a series of nightly two-hour season premieres. (Fox airs only two hours of primetime...

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More Channels, Fewer Viewers

10th June 2008 10:32

While people living in the average U.S. home are able to watch any of 118.6 channels these days, they actually watch only 16 of them according to a...

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Sag "Solidarity?" Not With Aftra

10th June 2008 10:32

The Screen Actors Guild has scheduled what it is calling a "solidarity" rally at its Wilshire Boulevard headquarters in Los Angeles on Monday, but...

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Were There More Jolie Hoaxes?

10th June 2008 10:32

Elizabeth Snead, who writes the "Dish Rag" blog for the LATimes.com, said today (Friday) that a person claiming to be Angelina Jolie's personal...

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Eastwood To Lee: Shut Your Face

10th June 2008 10:32

Spike Lee has responded to Clint Eastwood's criticism of his two films about the World War II battle of Iwo Jima, Flags of Our Fathers and Letters...

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Panda, Zohan Go To The Mat

10th June 2008 10:32

You Don't Mess With the Zohan may be the title of Adam Sandler's latest comedy, but the message in the title is likely to be ignored by a fighting...

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Movie Reviews: Kung Fu Panda

10th June 2008 10:32

Kung Fu Panda is not getting karate-chopped by critics, who are mostly marshaling their linguistic arts to express their indifference toward the...

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Movie Reviews: You Don't Mess With The Zohan

10th June 2008 10:32

Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times calls the new Adam Sandler comedy You Don't Mess With the Zohan "shameless in its eagerness to extract laughs...

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Swift Signs + Signs

10th June 2008 10:40

TAYLOR SWIFT made country music history at the CMA Country Festival in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday (07Jun08) when she sat and signed autographs...

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Torres Writes Book About Marc Anthony Break-up

10th June 2008 10:40

The beauty queen MARC ANTHONY left for JENNIFER LOPEZ has written a self-help book revealing how she coped with her divorce from the star. Anthony...

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White Stripes Stage Odd Reunion At Raconteurs Show

10th June 2008 10:40

THE WHITE STRIPES star MEG WHITE thrilled fans onstage at a RACONTEURS show in Detroit, Michigan on Sunday (08Jun08) when she joined bandmate JACK...

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Hudson Finds Armstrong Romance Rumours Hilarious

10th June 2008 10:40

Actress KATE HUDSON laughed off reports she's dating cycling champion LANCE ARMSTRONG during a radio chat to promote a new haircare line - but she...

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Tyler Movie Terrified Test Audiences

10th June 2008 10:40

Violent scenes in LIV TYLER's new movie THE STRANGERS are so realistic, test audiences fled cinemas fearing the actress was being killed for real. ...

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Dirt Cancelled

10th June 2008 10:40

COURTENEY COX's controversial TV drama DIRT has been cancelled by network bosses at FX after just two seasons. The second season of the show, in...

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Spelling Preparing For Birth

10th June 2008 10:40

Former BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 star TORI SPELLING is in hospital in Los Angeles, preparing to give birth to her second child by Caesarian section,...

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Fascinating Fact 5424

10th June 2008 10:40

KEITH URBAN made one lucky fan's dream come true at the CMA Country Festival in Nashville, Tennessee at the weekend (0608Jun08) when he gave away the...

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The Things They Say 8529

10th June 2008 10:40

"Forget about 40 years in showbusiness. Just surviving 27 years of NICOLE RICHIE is enough. I stand here as a survivor." LIONEL RICHIE on his...

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Simpson Designs Underwear

10th June 2008 10:40

Pop star JESSICA SIMPSON is launching her own range of sexy lingerie, called Jessica Simpson Intimates. The bras, panties and sleepwear will join...

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Big Band Arranger Finegan Dies

10th June 2008 10:40

Respected big band arranger BILL FINEGAN has died from pneumonia complications in Connecticut. The 91-year-old collaborated with Tommy Dorsey and...

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The Things They Say 8530

10th June 2008 10:40

"One guy who I think is adorable but I would never imagine doing anything with - because he's taken and I love who he's taken by - is DAVID BECKHAM."...

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Margolis Looks For Love With Ex-husband's Help

10th June 2008 10:40

Model/actress CINDY MARGOLIS has been given a romance boost after splitting from husband GUY STARKMAN - he's helping her find a new man. The...

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Lohan Lands Leggings Deal At Fred Segal

10th June 2008 10:40

LINDSAY LOHAN's leggings will hit shelves at exclusive Fred Segal stores at the end of August (0). The actress' 6126 fashion line - named after her...

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Beckham Ok After Fan Attack

10th June 2008 10:40

LATEST: Soccer stud-turned-model DAVID BECKHAM is playing down the security scare at Saturday's (07Jun08) L.A. Galaxy game, during which an...

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Rocker Garcia Hospitalised After Fight

10th June 2008 11:05

Argentinean rocker CHARLY GARCIA has been hospitalised after allegedly starting a fight with a bandmate. The 56-year-old was treated for multiple...

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Evans Planning Kids With Fiance

10th June 2008 11:05

Country star SARA EVANS is planning to start a family with boyfriend JAY BARKER, as soon as she becomes his wife. The couple is currently planning a...

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Kiss Make-up Record Attempt Planned For Download Festival

10th June 2008 11:05

The organisers of Britain's upcoming Download festival are calling for KISS fans to help them set an odd new record. Devotees of the rockers are...

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Fascinating Fact 5425

10th June 2008 11:05

LINDSAY LOHAN's new bodyguard is serving double duty - he also works for BRITNEY SPEARS.

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Sex Topples Indiana Jones

10th June 2008 11:05

Sex has beaten INDIANA JONES to the top of the world box office. Sex and the City: The Movie is the globe's big movie winner after edging out...

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Indiana Jones Star Fights For Tigers

10th June 2008 11:05

HARRISON FORD is out to save the tiger with a little help from the World Bank. The Indiana Jones star joined World Bank head Robert Zoellick at a...

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Newsman Bashir Has Brain Tumour Scare

10th June 2008 11:05

The newsman who made headlines with his expose of MICHAEL JACKSON has been hit with a brain tumour. Martin Bashir's Living With Michael Jackson TV...

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Hoffman Met Awkward Angelina When She Was A Teen

10th June 2008 11:05

DUSTIN HOFFMAN never dreamed the gawky, awkward teenager who showed up to meet him on the set of HOOK would become one of the world's sexiest women,...

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Grease Star Back In Rehab

10th June 2008 11:05

GREASE star JEFF CONAWAY has re-entered rehab in a bid to kick his dependency on painkillers. Appearing at the TV Land Awards in Los Angeles at the...

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Hathaway's Get Smart Kissing Scene Ruined By Conjunctivitis Scare

10th June 2008 11:05

ANNE HATHAWAY sparked a conjunctivitis scare on the set of new film GET SMART after realising she was suffering from pinkeye during a snotty kissing...

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Madsen 'Went Wild' In London

10th June 2008 11:22

RESERVOIR DOGS star Michael Madsen was removed from a London hotel and taken to hospital after going berserk, it has been reported.According to the...

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Rupert Everett Apologies For Calling Troops "Wimps"

10th June 2008 11:42

British actor Rupert Everett has been forced to apologise after describing soldiers as "wimps" who are "always whining about the dangers of being...

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Ac/dc Set For Wal-mart Lp Release

10th June 2008 11:43

Australian rockers AC DC have signed a deal with U.S. store Wal-Mart to exclusively release their forthcoming studio album through the retail giant. ...

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Miller Uses Pyjamas To Remember Ledger

10th June 2008 11:43

SIENNA MILLER has a special way of remembering her late pal HEATH LEDGER - she wears a pair of pyjamas the actor once gave to her. The British...

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Gyllenhaal Blasts Media's 'Disrespect' After Ledger's Death

10th June 2008 11:43

MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL has hit out at the media for their reporting tactics after the death of fellow actor HEATH LEDGER - branding the industry...

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Madsen Hospital Dash After Hotel Outburst

10th June 2008 11:43

RESERVOIR DOGS star MICHAEL MADSEN was rushed to hospital on Sunday (08Jun08) following an outburst at an exclusive hotel in London, according to...

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Spelling Has A Baby Girl

10th June 2008 11:43

Former BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 star TORI SPELLING has given birth to her second child with actor husband DEAN MCDERMOTT. The 35-year-old actress...

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The Things They Say 8531

10th June 2008 11:43

"I got my first suit from Burtons (British high-street store)." Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER wasn't always such a style icon.

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The Things They Say 8532

10th June 2008 11:43

"People don't know the real me. In The Simple Life I played a dumb blonde, but it's not really me." Heiress PARIS HILTON is keen to put her ditzy...

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Hathaway 'Starved' On Devil Wears Prada

10th June 2008 11:43

ANNE HATHAWAY had to endure a gruelling diet to slim down for her role in THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA - insisting she and co-star EMILY BLUNT would "cry...

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Theron Slams Fame Hungry Celebs

10th June 2008 11:43

Oscar winner CHARLIZE THERON has blasted celebrities who constantly court media attention - branding their attitude "ugly". The actress is sick of...

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The Things They Say 8534

10th June 2008 11:43

"You're judged constantly. You have to be as tough as old boots - you have to keep up as an actor, physically, emotionally, spirituality, mentally......

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Fascinating Fact 5426

10th June 2008 11:43

JOHN TRAVOLTA's stunt double NICK LOREN has launched a music career with a new album of standards, FOREVER BE COOL.

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The Things They Say 8533

10th June 2008 11:43

"I am sick of all this plastic surgery. Women my age are scaring young children." Model JERRY HALL rules out cosmetic enhancement.

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Ofcom To Assess Itv1 'Pikey' Remark

10th June 2008 12:03

ITV1 could face a fine from media watchdog Ofcom after a slang term for gypsies was used during its formula one coverage.Commentator Martin Brundle...

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Montana Boss: 'Leave Cyrus Alone'

10th June 2008 12:13

The creator of hit TV show HANNAH MONTANA has called on the press to leave MILEY CYRUS alone - insisting the media is unfairly scrutinising her...

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U2 Refuse To Copy Radiohead's Internet Release

10th June 2008 12:13

U2 manager PAUL MCGUINNESS has ruled out the Irish rockers following in RADIOHEAD's footsteps and allowing fans to name their price for their new...

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Stanley Shoots Down Kiss Reality Show Rumours

10th June 2008 12:13

LATEST: KISS frontman PAUL STANLEY has dismissed rumours the band are launching a TV talent show to replace themselves - insisting any new members...

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British Bands Brawl At Gig

10th June 2008 12:13

Rock bands LITTLE MAN TATE and THE TROUBADOURS were involved in a fight at a university gig this weekend - over a bottle of Jack Daniels whiskey. ...

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Duffy Felt 'Used' By Former Bands

10th June 2008 12:13

Welsh singer DUFFY was so desperate to break in to the music business she was in five bands at the same time - and kept them all secret from each...

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Allen Is Glad To Be Back In U.s.

10th June 2008 12:13

British singer LILY ALLEN is thrilled to be allowed back into America - after she was banned from the country by immigration officials last year...

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Combs Plans Royal Meeting

10th June 2008 12:13

Rapper SEAN COMBS is devising a plan to meet British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II - because he is convinced she is the last celebrity who could render...

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Girls Aloud Star Roberts Robbed

10th June 2008 12:13

GIRLS ALOUD star NICOLA ROBERTS has called in police after $4,000 (GBP2,000)-worth of designer clothes were stolen from her hotel. The British...

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Mel B Writes 'Black Hannah Montana'

10th June 2008 12:13

Former SPICE GIRLS star MELANIE BROWN has written a new sitcom which she describes as the "black version" of hit children's TV series HANNAH...

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Polanski Film Changed In Legal Row

10th June 2008 12:13

A documentary about shamed filmmaker ROMAN POLANSKI has been altered after complaints from Los Angeles court officials about allegations made in the...

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Stuntman Killed On John Woo Film

10th June 2008 12:13

A stuntman has been killed on the set of FACE/OFF director JOHN WOO's latest film after a raging fire broke out during a crash scene. Woo is...

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Sheen + Richards Ordered To Split The Bill

10th June 2008 12:13

CHARLIE SHEEN and his ex-wife DENISE RICHARDS have been ordered to split $150,000 (GBP75,000) in attorney's fees relating to their ongoing custody...

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Everett Apologises Over Army Slur

10th June 2008 12:13

LATEST: Outspoken actor RUPERT EVERETT has apologised to British servicemen for branding them "whining wimps" - insisting his comments were "flippant...

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Fascinating Fact 5427

10th June 2008 12:13

MATT DAMON has signed on to play the captain of South Africa's 1995 World Cup-winning rugby team in a new film about NELSON MANDELA's life. The movie...

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Anderson Sells Prized Car

10th June 2008 12:13

PAMELA ANDERSON is selling off her prized Dodge Viper car and giving the proceeds to charity - because she is a "terrible driver". The former...

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Loren Using Musical To Recover From Husband's Death

10th June 2008 12:13

Italian actress SOPHIA LOREN is using her role in forthcoming screen musical NINE to help her recover from the death of her husband. Loren's partner...

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Next Generation Iphone Launched

10th June 2008 12:13

The next generation of mobile from Apple - the iPhone 3G - has been revealed to expectant audiences at the World Wide Developers' Conference in San...

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Rather Says Profits Drive Tv News

10th June 2008 12:16

Former CBS News anchor Dan Rather has accused the news media of putting the quest for profits ahead of the quest for truth. In a speech to the...

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Weather Is Hot; So Is Sports

10th June 2008 12:16

With mostly reruns as their only competition, sports dominated the weekend, with the first two games of the NBA championship series between the...

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Mcmanus: No Plans For Schieffer To Return To Anchor Desk

10th June 2008 12:16

CBS News and Sports chief Sean McManus has once again defended Katie Couric against critics and insisted that Bob Schieffer will not be involved in...

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John Woo Movie Halted After Stuntman Dies In Fire

10th June 2008 12:53

Production on John Woo's new movie Chi Bi, or The Battle of Red Cliff, has been stopped after a stuntman died in a serious fire.A stuntman named by...

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Portishead 'Surprised By Radiohead's Cover'

10th June 2008 14:54

PORTISHEAD have said it was "amazing" to discover that that RADIOHEAD have been covering the band's new single The Rip.Speaking to BBC 6 Music,...

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Tickets On Sale As New Acts Join Ben & Jerry's Sundae

10th June 2008 16:04

Tickets for this year's Ben & Jerry's Sundae on the Common have gone on sale today with new acts confirmed for the lineup.Ash were confirmed as the...

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Cancer-stricken Swayze Returning To Work

10th June 2008 16:14

Despite dire reports about his health -- he has been receiving treatments for pancreatic cancer -- and tabloid photos of him looking gaunt and...

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Candidates Reject Town Hall Invite From Abc

10th June 2008 16:14

John McCain and Barack Obama have each rejected an offer by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and ABC News to appear in a general-election town hall...

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O'brien Officially Dropped As The Insider Actor

10th June 2008 16:14

Pat O'Brien, the co-host of The Insider, whose frequent bouts with alcoholism has made him the kind of celebrity that the show itself covers...

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Wide World Of Sports Announcer Mckay Dead At 86

10th June 2008 16:14

Jim McKay, best remembered as the host of ABC's Wide World of Sports, died Saturday of natural causes at age 86. His death was reported...

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Disunion Over Sag "Solidarity"

10th June 2008 16:14

Although it was scheduled to hold a "solidarity" rally in Los Angeles this morning (Monday), the Screen Actors Guild was being accused of...

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Panda Messes With The Zohan

10th June 2008 16:14

Although DreamWorks Animation's Kung Fu Panda and Sony's You Don't Mess With the Zohan were expected to run neck-and-neck at the box office over...

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Lee Not About To Shut His Face

10th June 2008 16:15

Spike Lee has refused to back down from his criticism of Clint Eastwood for not including black soldiers in his two films about the battle of Iwo...

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Madonna To Trade Acting For Directing

10th June 2008 16:15

MADONNA has vowed never to act again - because she would prefer to establish herself in Hollywood as a filmmaker. The star has repeatedly tried her...

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Young "George Bailey" Actor Dies

10th June 2008 16:15

Bob Anderson, who played the young George Bailey in the Jimmy Stewart classic It's a Wonderful Life (1946), has died of cancer at his home in Palm...

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Rapper Numskull Protests Innocence

10th June 2008 16:15

LATEST: Troubled LUNIZ rapper NUMSKULL has denied the multiple sex allegations levied against him, insisting he is innocent. The star - real name...

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Coolio Arrested For Outstanding Warrant

10th June 2008 16:15

Rapper COOLIO has been arrested by police in Hollywood after he was caught driving on a suspended licence. The musician-turned-chef - real name...

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Dylan's Secret Rehab

10th June 2008 16:15

BOB DYLAN escaped for a secret rehab session after he was almost killed in a 1966 motorcycle accident, according to an artist pal. Fans of the...

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Diddy Denies Name Change And Tells Kids To Vote

10th June 2008 16:15

Hip-hop superstar SEAN COMBS is still just DIDDY, despite claiming in a rap cameo that he has changed his name back to PUFF DADDY. The star, whose...

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Love Guru Co-stars Overjoyed For New Mum Alba

10th June 2008 16:15

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and MIKE MYERS have congratulated their THE LOVE GURU co-star JESSICA ALBA on becoming a first-time mother. Alba gave birth to...

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The Things They Say 8536

10th June 2008 16:15

"My dad is like a kid in a candy store walking around my concerts. He walks around with guitar picks in his pocket and gives them to people. And he...

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The Things They Say 8535

10th June 2008 16:15

"He was named DAVID for a reason - I think he is going to be a king." Superstar MADONNA has big dreams for her adopted son DAVID BANDA.

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Lewis' Crush On Labeouf

10th June 2008 16:15

British pop star LEONA LEWIS has a secret crush on INDIANA JONES actor SHIA LaBEOUF - and fantasises about rubbing sun tan lotion onto his back. The...

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Tommy Tutone Star Weds

10th June 2008 16:15

Eighties rocker TOMMY HEATH has married his longterm girlfriend LISA SCHOLTZ in a surprise wedding ceremony in California. The Tommy Tutone frontman...

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Murphy Blasts Knightley Paparazzi

10th June 2008 16:15

Irish actor CILLIAN MURPHY has slammed the paparazzi for stalking his co-stars KEIRA KNIGHTLEY and SIENNA MILLER on the U.K. set of their forthcoming...

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Dash Among Circus Injured

10th June 2008 16:15

CLUELESS star STACEY DASH is nursing three cracked ribs when a circus stunt on a new reality U.S. TV show went wrong. The actress fell while trying...

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Experts Conclude De La Hoya Pictures Were Faked

10th June 2008 16:15

Pictures of American boxing champ OSCAR DE LA HOYA wearing an all-in-one fishnet outfit and stiletto heels have been declared by experts to be...

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Mccrary Hits Back At Steffans' Assault Claims

10th June 2008 16:15

LATEST: Actor DARIUS MCCRARY has filed a restraining order against estranged girlfriend KARRINE 'SUPERHEAD' STEFFANS, refuting her recent allegations...

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Wahlberg Fears 'Failing' His Kids

10th June 2008 16:15

Actor MARK WAHLBERG is terrified of failing as a father. The Planet of the Apes star has two children Ella, four, and Michael, two, with his fiancee...

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Strike Negotiations Marred By Union In-fighting

10th June 2008 16:15

An actors strike this summer (08) is looking more likely than ever after bosses of the two main unions turned on one another. Actors are threatening...

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Landlord Assaulted By Winehouse Husband 'Accepted Bribe'

10th June 2008 17:05

A pub landlord assaulted by the husband of Amy Winehouse reportedly took a bribe of 200,000 to drop the charges.Blake Fielder-Civil, the singer's...

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Did Media Write Clinton Out Of Race?

10th June 2008 18:37

A report by the Project for Excellence in Journalism has documented that during the last two months of the Democratic primary campaign in April and...

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Networks Face Great Wall Of China

10th June 2008 18:37

Television networks around the world (including the U.S.'s NBC) who have been licensed to cover the Beijing Olympics are complaining about...

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Struggling Yankees Attracting Record-setting Audiences

10th June 2008 18:37

Despite the fact that the New York Yankees have exhibited a plethora of weaknesses during the first half of the current season and are 6 1/2 games...

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Jon Stewart, Colbert Coming To Hulu

10th June 2008 18:37

Viacom is getting its toes wet in the waters of Hulu, the joint venture set up by NBC and Fox to showcase TV programming on the Internet. After...

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Sag Leaders Tear Into Aftra

10th June 2008 18:37

A "solidarity" rally staged by the Screen Actors Guild on Monday reportedly drew a modest crowd of a few hundred, who heard speakers denounce the...

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Time Warner Not Considering Buying Nbc, Says Ceo

10th June 2008 18:37

Responding to growing speculation on business sites the Internet that Time Warner might make a play to acquire NBC, Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes...

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Ptc Swings At Swingtown

10th June 2008 18:37

Brent Bozell's powerful Parents Television Council, which has been responsible for generating most of the complaints to the FCC about "indecent"...

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Box Office Soars

10th June 2008 18:37

With the top two films earning nearly $100 million between them, the studios and exhibitors had a very good weekend, final reports by Media by...

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Spielberg Wants To Take Back Dreamworks

10th June 2008 18:37

Stephen Spielberg is planning to make DreamWorks a separate, independent film company again -- and is trying to raise more than $1 billion in...

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First Tabloids, Now Mainstream Press Report Newman Cancer

10th June 2008 18:37

A celebrity column in the Los Angeles Timeswebsite today (Tuesday) picked up British tabloid reports that Paul Newman is dying of lung cancer. The...

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Coolio Blames 'Racism' For Club Denial Which Led To Arrest

10th June 2008 19:18

LATEST: Rapper COOLIO blames his arrest on Tuesday (10Jun08) on the "racist" doormen at Hollywood's One Sunset venue - insisting he wouldn't have...

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Kelly Opts Not To Testify

10th June 2008 19:18

LATEST: Troubled R+B star R. KELLY won't testify in his own defence as his child pornography trial winds to a close. After the defence team rested...

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Combs Wants To Settle Down

10th June 2008 19:18

Rapper SEAN COMBS desperately wants to get married - and has already scouted out the perfect location for his wedding day. The star claims he is...

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Lightspeed Champion Star's Abscess Causes Gig Chaos

10th June 2008 19:18

British rockers LIGHTSPEED CHAMPION were almost forced to cancel a gig in New York recently - because an abscess on frontman DEVONTE HYNES' face had...

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Combs' Maybach Hit By Drunk Driver

10th June 2008 19:18

Rap superstar SEAN COMBS' luxury car has been damaged after a collision with a drunk driver in New York. The hip-hop mogul's $400,000 (GBP200,000)...

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Prince Cancels Dublin Concert

10th June 2008 19:18

Pop superstar PRINCE has pulled out of a concert in Ireland - less than a week before it was due to take place. The Purple Reign hitmaker was...

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Lohan Befriends Pop Star Allen

10th June 2008 19:18

Hollywood star LINDSAY LOHAN has struck up an unlikely friendship - with British pop star LILY ALLEN. The pair was spotted chatting and laughing...

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Hudson Battles Tot's Sex Obsession

10th June 2008 19:18

KATE HUDSON's four-year-old son has developed an obsession with undressing women. The actress is currently battling to deter Ryder - her son with...

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Jolie Feared Kids Would Wreck Pitt Relationship

10th June 2008 19:18

Hollywood actress ANGELINA JOLIE feared having children with her partner BRAD PITT would wreck their relationship. Jolie already had one adopted...

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Alba's Brother Coos About 'Beautiful' Baby

10th June 2008 19:18

LATEST: JESSICA ALBA's newborn daughter is "beautiful" reports the actress' brother Josh, who has visited mother and baby. The actress gave birth to...

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Fascinating Fact 5429

10th June 2008 19:18

Australian pop star PETER ANDRE has been presented with the Daddies Sauce Daddy Of The Year 2008 award. The singer, who was given the accolade in...

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Fascinating Fact 5428

10th June 2008 19:18

A first edition of ARCTIC MONKEYS album FAVOURITE WORST NIGHTMARE, a SLADE scarf and an original signed copy of TEENAGE KICKS by THE UNDERTONES are...

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Rossdale Blames Del Toro For Lack Of Movie Roles

10th June 2008 19:18

British rocker-turned-actor GAVIN ROSSDALE blames BENICIO DEL TORO for his stalled Hollywood career - because the Latin star lands all the best movie...

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The Things They Say 8539

10th June 2008 19:18

"I've been single for seven years and as I get older, all I want is to be loved." Actor ALEC BALDWIN is on the look out for a new leading lady.

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The Things They Say 8538

10th June 2008 19:18

"She gave me nipple covers. You don't want your little peas sticking out, do you?" KATE BECKINSALE has been taking fashion advice from VICTORIA...

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The Things They Say 8537

10th June 2008 19:18

"WOODY HARRELSON and I saw eye to eye on practically nothing. He's a confirmed hippie, and incredibly into organics and health and very sporty. I'm a...

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Smurfs To Hit The Big Screen

10th June 2008 19:18

Classic kids cartoon characters THE SMURFS are coming to life in a new live action/animated movie. Shrek 2 and Shrek The Third writers David Stem...

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Nixon's Dramatic Acting Debut

10th June 2008 19:18

SEX AND THE CITY star CYNTHIA NIXON got her big acting break starring in two Broadway shows at the same time. The 42-year-old actress was still in...

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Fascinating Fact 5430

10th June 2008 19:18

Actor TOM HANKS proved to be the perfect gentlemen in Rome, Italy on Monday (09Jun08), when he spotted a bride and her father making their way to her...

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Incredible Hulk Director Bids To Better 'Disappointing' Ang Lee Version

10th June 2008 19:18

Director LOUIS LETERRIER made THE INCREDIBLE HULK just five years after the comic book character last hit the big screen - because he was...

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Irons Returns To Broadway After Quarter Of A Century Away

10th June 2008 19:18

JEREMY IRONS is returning to the New York stage next year (09) for the first time in 25 years. The British actor will star alongside Joan Allen in a...

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Reznor Plans Year Zero Tv Series

10th June 2008 22:14

NINE INCH NAILS star TRENT REZNOR is to turn his 2007 concept album YEAR ZERO into a new TV series. The rocker is working on the project with...

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Weezer Star Funds Prison Meditation Film

10th June 2008 22:14

WEEZER frontman RIVERS CUOMO has partly funded a new documentary about the effects of meditation on hardened criminals. The Buddy Holly singer, who...

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Jago Quits Brmc For A Second Time

10th June 2008 22:14

BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB have split with drummer NICK JAGO for a second time. Despite the fact that Jago's ill-timed departure comes as the group...

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Coldplay Forced To Stall U.s. Tour Dates

10th June 2008 22:14

COLDPLAY have been forced to postpone the start of their upcoming U.S. tour due to production delays. In a post on the band's website, the group...

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Judge Bans 50 Cent From Selling Burned House

10th June 2008 22:14

Rapper 50 CENT has been ordered not to sell the charred remains of his New York home until investigators have decided what caused the fire that...

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Busey Serves As Camp Counsellor For Celebrity Rehab Show

10th June 2008 22:14

GARY BUSEY, rocker STEVEN ADLER and 1980s pin-up TAWNY KITAEN will join GREASE star JEFF CONAWAY for the second season of hardhitting U.S. reality...

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Pitt/jolie's Wine Estate Boss Thrilled By Celebrity Summer Tenants

10th June 2008 22:14

LATEST: The owner of the Chateau Miraval wine estate in Provence, France has confirmed BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE have rented out the exclusive...

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Alba's Dad Overcome With Emotion At Baby's Birth

10th June 2008 22:14

JESSICA ALBA made sure her father MARK was at her bedside when she became a first-time mum at the weekend (07Jun08) - by flying him to Los Angeles...

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The Things They Say 8540

10th June 2008 22:14

"I love PETE to death. He has a patient spirit and a kind heart. I'm honoured to have Pete as my son-in-law." Minister-turned-pop svengali JOE...

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Fascinating Fact 5432

10th June 2008 22:14

AMERICAN IDOL winner DAVID COOK will sing the American National Anthem before Tuesday night's (10Jun08) basketball final showdown between the Los...

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Fascinating Fact 5431

10th June 2008 22:14

Country star TIM MCGRAW's longtime tour manager ROBERT ALLEN is the brother of DEF LEPPARD drummer RICK ALLEN.

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Morissette Can't Take Any More Heartache

10th June 2008 22:14

ALANIS MORISSETTE is keen to avoid another love break-up - because splits hit her too hard. The singer admits she was devastated when her engagement...

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Fascinating Fact 5433

10th June 2008 22:14

Novelist JACKIE COLLINS is travelling in style as she promotes her new book MARRIED LOVERS across America - she has hired MARIAH CAREY's old tourbus...

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Wahlberg Injured By His Daughter

10th June 2008 22:14

MARK WAHLBERG is nursing a bandaged thumb after his young daughter attacked him during a game of tennis. The Boogie Nights star has been forced to...

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Election Play Cancelled

10th June 2008 22:14

A Broadway play which satirises the forthcoming U.S. presidential election has been cancelled after failing to fill seats. David Mamet's comedy...

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The Ivy + Le Caprice To Open For Business In Dubai

10th June 2008 22:14

Two of London's most exclusive celebrity restaurants are to set up home in the new Hollywood of the Middle East - Dubai. Owners of The Ivy and Le...

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Spelling Doctor Plans Jolie Trip

10th June 2008 22:14

The doctor who delivered TORI SPELLING's baby daughter on Monday (09Jun08) is set for a busy summer - he's also booked to oversee ANGELINA JOLIE's...

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The Things They Say 8541

10th June 2008 22:14

"I wanted to get Botox once to make me feel younger. But I don't really have to justify it yet." Actress SELMA BLAIR, 35.

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