Music, Movie and Entertainment News 11th July 2005

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Shakur Unshakeable At The Top Of The UK Singles Chart

11th July 2005 2:36

Late rapper TUPAC SHAKUR continues to sit at the top of the UK singles chart for a third successive week with GHETTO GOSPEL, after fighting off...

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Led Zeppelin Voted Best 'Fantasy' Supergroup Of All Time

11th July 2005 2:36

All four members of LED ZEPPELIN have been voted as the ideal supergroup in a British poll to find the fantasy band - which ended up with the real...

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Stone Is Regularly Sick With Nerves

11th July 2005 2:36

Soul singer JOSS STONE was so nervous before she performed at Live 8 in London's Hyde Park earlier this month (JUL05) she was violently sick...

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Kiss Star's Rock Antics Leave Schoolchildren Unmoved

11th July 2005 2:36

KISS frontman GENE SIMMONS failed to inspire school children when he attempted to educate them in the wild ways of rock 'n' roll for upcoming...

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Hendrix Home In Demolition Battle

11th July 2005 2:36

Rock legend JIMI HENDRIX's childhood home is in the middle of a preservation battle in Seattle, Washington as authorities fight to demolish the...

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Patti Smith Awarded Top French Cultural Honour

11th July 2005 2:36

Veteran punk PATTI SMITH was awarded one of France's most prestigious cultural honours yesterday (10JUL05) in recognition of her services to rock...

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Omarion: 'Post Bombings Release Had Nothing To Do With Me'

11th July 2005 2:36

LATEST: R+B star OMARION has declared he had nothing to do with the post-London bombings press release in which he urged fans to pray for his safe...

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Blockbusters Score As Fantastic Four Opens Big In Us

11th July 2005 2:36

It has been another great week for America's summer blockbusters - the top three films have combined to bring in $97.5 million (GBP54.1 million) at...

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Searle Hits Out At Kwai Film

11th July 2005 2:36

Veteran satirist RONALD SEARLE has launched a bitter attack on the Oscar-winning 1957 film THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI for romanticising the...

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Mcgregor Hated Hangover Mornings With Law + Miller

11th July 2005 2:36

EWAN McGREGOR used to dread hangovers when he lived with pals JUDE LAW and JONNY LEE MILLER in London, because they were such cheerful drunks. ...

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Filmmaker Freed In Iraq

11th July 2005 2:36

The family of Los Angeles-based film-maker CYRUS KAR is celebrating after hearing the director is to be freed by US officials in Iraq. Iran-born...

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Robbins' War Film Makes Dvd History

11th July 2005 2:36

TIM ROBBINS is making DVD history - his new movie EMBEDDED LIVE will be available through US library service NetFlix before it's released to...

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Cameron Irritated By Gruffudd's Near Death Experience

11th July 2005 2:36

Welsh actor IOAN GRUFFUDD had a terrifying brush with death while filming 1997 movie TITANIC, and director JAMES CAMERON was less than...

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Aykroyd Becomes Canadian Tequila King

11th July 2005 2:36

Funnyman DAN AYKROYD has become Canada's new tequila king after being among the consortium of businessmen introducing top brand Patrone to the...

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Grant And Khan In Public Sex Shock

11th July 2005 2:36

HUGH GRANT and his girlfriend JEMIMA KHAN were reportedly so keen to share their passion for each other, they had rampant sex in full view of their...

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Boyd Loves Wearing Women's Underwear

11th July 2005 9:29

THE LORD OF THE RINGS actor BILLY BOYD loved wearing women's underwear on the set of his forthcoming film ON A CLEAR DAY - but was devastated his...

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Ewan's Crush On Olivia

11th July 2005 9:29

EWAN McGREGOR was so smitten with GREASE star OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN when he was a kid, he used to dream of her wandering into his classroom. The...

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Gruffudd Relieved Dialect Training Paid Off

11th July 2005 9:29

British actor IOAN GRUFFUDD is relieved his fake American accent was good enough to earn him the lead role in sci-fi movie THE FANTASTIC FOUR -...

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Aykroyd Upsets His Wife With Ghost Stories

11th July 2005 9:29

GHOSTBUSTERS star DAN AYKROYD gets into trouble with his wife when he recalls stories about the couple's haunted Los Angeles home - because she...

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Wilson Wants To Be Treated Like Royalty

11th July 2005 9:29

Movie star OWEN WILSON is considering including a royal checklist in his contract because he likes the respect kings and queens get at official...

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Dreamworks Want Pixar Crown

11th July 2005 9:29

Dreamworks animations chief JEFFREY KATZENBERG has warned CGI kings Pixar the MADAGASCAR team are coming to steal their crown. Pixar and...

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Alba Slams Bush Over Uncle's Iraq Assignment

11th July 2005 9:29

Actress JESSICA ALBA has slammed US President GEORGE W BUSH for threatening to send her soldier uncle back into war-torn Iraq. The SIN CITY...

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Gallagher Chose Talented Dancer Ifans For Oasis Video

11th July 2005 9:29

LIAM GALLAGHER was determined to enlist the talents of RHYS IFANS for the promo video of OASIS track THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING IDLE - because the...

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Corgan Determined To Be Himself

11th July 2005 9:29

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS rocker BILLY CORGAN is finally opening himself up to fans after years of trying to work out his own identity. Corgan,...

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Hynde Was An Early Member Of The Damned

11th July 2005 9:29

THE PRETENDERS star CHRISSIE HYNDE was once a member of punk group THE DAMNED. Bass player CAPTAIN SENSIBLE reveals the hidden punk fact in a...

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Simpson Fights For Fightstar Album Delay

11th July 2005 9:29

Former BUSTED star CHARLIE SIMPSON has postponed the release of his new rock band FIGHTSTAR's debut album - so fans won't be disappointed with a...

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Doherty Books Best UK Gays To Dance In Concert

11th July 2005 9:29

Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY has controversially booked Mr Gay UK finalists as dancers for his one-off gig in London on 23 July (05). The...

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Beckhams Eye Up Oprah

11th July 2005 9:29

DAVID and VICTORIA BECKHAM have been urged to appear on THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW by their showbiz pal TOM CRUISE. Cruise, who stunned the world...

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Sean Stewart: 'Being Rod's Son Is A Curse'

11th July 2005 9:29

ROD STEWART's eldest son SEAN has slammed his rock star father, complaining that being his son is a "curse and a hindrance". Sean, who is the...

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Anderson Slams Tasteless Fhm Photos

11th July 2005 13:52

Busty beauty PAMELA ANDERSON has refused to do another photo shoot for men's magazine FHM, after the publication used unflattering photos of her...

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Wilson's Wife Search

11th July 2005 13:52

Hollywood star OWEN WILSON is searching for a wife - because he's finally ready to settle down and start a family. The 36-year-old actor - who...

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Alba Slams Racist Fantastic Four Critics

11th July 2005 13:52

Movie beauty JESSICA ALBA has slammed critics of new movie FANTASTIC FOUR, for filling internet message boards and fansites with racist complaints...

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William And Kate Jet Off To Secret Safari Love-nest

11th July 2005 13:52

British royal PRINCE WILLIAM flew last night (10JUL05) to a secret location in Africa for a romantic safari with his girlfriend KATE MIDDLETON. ...

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Chan Slams Demanding Tucker For Delaying Rush Hour

11th July 2005 13:52

LATEST: Martial arts superstar JACKIE CHAN has accused his RUSH HOUR co-star CHRIS TUCKER of delaying the third sequel of the hit movie by...

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Paramount Slammed For Badly Timed 9/11 Movie Announcement

11th July 2005 13:52

Paramount studios have been slammed for announcing NICOLAS CAGE will star in Hollywood's first movie dramatisation of the September 11 (01)...

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Faithfull Quits Movie After Heart Attack

11th July 2005 13:52

British rocker MARIANNE FAITHFULL is devastated doctors ordered her to pull out of new movie THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY - after she suffered a...

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Alley, Preston And Travolta Join Cruise's Anti-drug Crusade

11th July 2005 13:52

KIRSTIE ALLEY, KELLY PRESTON and JOHN TRAVOLTA have joined TOM CRUISE's controversial battle against anti-depressants - by launching a public drive...

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Doherty Was Top Of The Class

11th July 2005 13:52

Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY excelled so much at poetry writing at school his teacher insists he was the best pupil he's ever taught. The...

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Noel's Ex Responsible For Best-selling Album Title

11th July 2005 13:52

NOEL GALLAGHER's former lover MELISSA LIM has slammed the OASIS rocker for failing to publicly credit her with inspiring the title of the band's...

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Moon's Limo Auctioned On Ebay

11th July 2005 13:52

A vintage car once owned by THE WHO rocker KEITH MOON is being sold on internet auction site eBay - nearly 30 years after his death. The bidding...

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Church's Mother Slams 'Jealous' Bassey

11th July 2005 13:52

The bitter feud between Welsh singers DAME SHIRLEY BASSEY and CHARLOTTE CHURCH has reached new heights - Church's mother has joined the war of...

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Athlete's Emotional Tribute To Lost Londoners

11th July 2005 13:52

ATHLETE frontman JOEL POTTS paid an emotional tribute to Londoners who lost their lives in bombings last Thursday (07JUL05) by dedicating their hit...

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Townshend Rocks T In The Park

11th July 2005 13:52

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND thrilled fans at Scotland's T IN THE PARK music festival over the weekend (08-10JUL05) when he leapt on stage to...

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Green Day Honour London Terror Victims

11th July 2005 13:52

American rockers GREEN DAY made a moving dedication to the innocent victims of Thursday's (07JUL05) horrific London bombings during their...

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Church's Ex Hits Back With Controversial Book

11th July 2005 13:52

CHARLOTTE CHURCH's ex-boyfriend STEVEN JOHNSON is taking revenge on the Welsh singer by releasing a controversial new book exposing the secrets of...

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Michael Persuades Halliwell And Brown To End Feud

11th July 2005 13:52

Pop superstar GEORGE MICHAEL has finally persuaded former SPICE GIRLS GERI HALLIWELL and MELANIE BROWN to end their long-running feud. The...

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Post-war Novelist Simon Dies In France

11th July 2005 13:52

Nobel Prize-winning author CLAUDE SIMON died in Paris on Wednesday (06JUL05). He was 91. The celebrated writer died from an undisclosed illness,...

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Shields Returning To Broadway In 'Chicago'

11th July 2005 13:52

CHICAGO star BROOKE SHIELDS is returning to America to play ROXIE HART in the long-running revival of the hit musical on Broadway. The...

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Dillon: 'I Believe In Love At First Sight'

11th July 2005 17:24

WILD THINGS star MATT DILLON believes in love at first sight, because it has happened to him "three or four times". The romantic hunk, who fell...

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Buscemi's Deaths

11th July 2005 17:24

STEVE BUSCEMI has been killed off in more than 12 movies and television shows during his career - but he insists he doesn't choose characters...

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Wilson: 'Only An Oscar Can Make Me Happy'

11th July 2005 17:24

Hollywood star OWEN WILSON is desperate to win an Oscar, insisting it would make him the "happiest person in the world". The WEDDING CRASHERS...

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Biel's Vintage Clothes Secure Costume Drama Role

11th July 2005 17:24

Screen beauty JESSICA BIEL was so determined to grab the lead role in upcoming period drama THE ILLUSIONIST, she hired a vintage 1900 outfit to...

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Sharif Denies Womanising Rumours

11th July 2005 17:24

Movie legend OMAR SHARIF has slammed reports he slept with hundreds of women throughout his lifetime. The 73-year-old LAWRENCE OF ARABIA star -...

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Tarantino On Tv

11th July 2005 17:24

Acclaimed movie maker QUENTIN TARANTINO is transferring his directing talents to TV after discovering the medium had "caught up with his...

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Gervais Locked In Bbc Feud Over Extras

11th July 2005 17:24

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has refused to write a second series of his forthcoming comedy show EXTRAS unless the BBC changes which channel it...

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Cruise Raises Kidman's Kids As Scientologists

11th July 2005 17:24

Hollywood star TOM CRUISE is raising his two children with NICOLE KIDMAN as Scientologists. The couple's adopted kids, 12-year-old ISABELLA and...

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Beck Amazed By His Style Icon Status

11th July 2005 17:24

Rocker BECK thanks his poverty-stricken youth for his new status as a style icon. The DEVIL'S HAIRCUT singer was convinced his offbeat image...

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Carey Praises Snoop's Live 8 Set

11th July 2005 17:24

Pop beauty MARIAH CAREY was blown away by SNOOP DOGG's performance at London's historic Live 8 gig (02JUL05), and has named him her favourite act...

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Beyonce Lapdance Stuns Actor

11th July 2005 17:24

Actor TERRENCE HOWARD was so spellbound by BEYONCE KNOWLES' sexy performance at the BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION (BET) awards last month...

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Robinson's Pressure-free Proposal

11th July 2005 17:24

THE BLACK CROWES rocker CHRIS ROBINSON was so terrified of proposing to actress wife KATE HUDSON, he planned it so he wouldn't have to use the...

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Snoop's Wife Had No Problem With Porn

11th July 2005 17:24

Hip-hop mogul SNOOP DOGG's wife SHANTE was perfectly happy to let her husband try his hand at pornography - on the condition he didn't use any...

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Madonna Relied On Ghostwriter For Children's Books

11th July 2005 17:24

Pop queen MADONNA's Kabbalah-focused children's books were ghostwritten by somebody else, according to reports. A writer working for the...

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Gervais Has Class Complex

11th July 2005 21:15

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS was shocked when he discovered he was 'working class' - when he went to university. The British funnyman studied...

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Hudson: Absent Father Made Me Independent

11th July 2005 21:15

KATE HUDSON now appreciates not having her father around when she grew up - because it taught her to be independent. The actress was brought up...

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Biel: 'I Will Always Regret Sexy Photoshoot'

11th July 2005 21:15

Screen beauty JESSICA BIEL was mortified after she was talked into modelling for a men's magazine at the age of 17, as the raunchy photo shoot...

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Forces Sweetheart Langford Dies At 91

11th July 2005 21:15

US radio veteran FRANCES LANGFORD has died at her home in Florida at the age of 91. The I'M IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE singer, who was a prominent...

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Alba Regrets Early Movies

11th July 2005 21:15

JESSICA ALBA is embarrassed about her performances in her early movies PARANOID and SLEEPING DICTIONARY and wishes she had stood up more to...

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Malibu Filming Fracas

11th July 2005 21:15

Hollywood is set for a major blow if new filming restrictions in Malibu, California become law, as expected, at a city council meeting tomorrow...

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Estevez Is A Definite For Breakfast Club Reunion Movie

11th July 2005 21:15

EMILIO ESTEVEZ has signed on to appear in a sequel to cult Brat Pack movie THE BREAKFAST CLUB, despite missing out on joining his castmates for a...

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Rappers Take Aids Message To Tanzania

11th July 2005 21:15

Rappers MOS DEF and BLACK MOON are taking their HIV/AIDS awareness message global with back-to-back shows in New York and Tanzania. The acts...

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Zucchero Attempts A Us Breakthrough With Famous Pals

11th July 2005 21:15

Italian superstar ZUCCHERO is making one final bid to make it big in America by releasing an album of duets with pals like ERIC CLAPTON, STING and...

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Anthony Writes 'F**K You' On Charity Cheque

11th July 2005 21:15

JENNIFER LOPEZ's third husband MARC ANTHONY stunned hotel guests and staff by refusing to draw a sketch for a charity auction - instead writing...

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Richards 'Will' Star In Pirates Sequel

11th July 2005 21:15

LATEST: ROLLING STONE KEITH RICHARDS will star as Captain Jack Sparrow's father in one of the two upcoming PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN sequels,...

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White Would Beat Up Stollsteimer Again

11th July 2005 21:15

THE WHITE STRIPES star JACK WHITE insists he wouldn't hesitate in giving fellow Detroit, Michigan rocker JASON STOLLSTEIMER a beating if he had the...

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Cam'ron Arrested

11th July 2005 21:15

New York rapper CAM'RON was arrested in Harlem, New York last Thursday (07JUL05) for driving with a suspended license. Police pulled the rap...

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