Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 12th March 2004

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Wood Startled By Jackson's Low Maintenance

12th March 2004 2:41

ELIJAH WOOD was left puzzled by LORD OF THE RINGS director PETER JACKSON while shooting the fantasy trilogy - he couldn't believe the movie-maker's...

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Old Ben's Basketball Woes

12th March 2004 2:41

BEN AFFLECK is beginning to feel his age - especially on the basketball court. The 31-year-old movie star plays basketball with the same guys he...

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Glaser Hated Starsky And Hutch Car

12th March 2004 2:41

Former STARSKY AND HUTCH star PAUL MICHAEL GLASER reminisced about the hit 70s cop show at last night's (11MAR04) London premiere of its new movie...

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Raquel Welch Opens Up On Mae West Feud

12th March 2004 2:41

Actress RAQUEL WELCH has finally spoken out about her notorious feud with MAE WEST - accusing the late screen legend of being scared to work with...

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Chris Rock Tops Comedy Poll

12th March 2004 2:41

CHRIS ROCK is the funniest man in America, according to a new ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY poll. The funnyman beat satirist JON STEWART and OLD SCHOOL...

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Hugh Gives Up Women For Golf

12th March 2004 2:41

British movie star HUGH GRANT has abandoned his quest for the perfect woman, so he can concentrate on his first love - golf. The actor, who...

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Beckham Coming Back To Britain?

12th March 2004 2:41

British soccer superstar DAVID BECKHAM is rumoured to be planning a move back to Britain. The ENGLAND captain moved to Spanish champions REAL...

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Elijah Wood Moves Back In With His Mum

12th March 2004 2:41

LORD OF THE RINGS star is giving up his apartment to move back into his mother's Los Angeles home, because he hasn't had a chance to spend any time...

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Concern Calls Irritate Affleck

12th March 2004 2:41

BEN AFFLECK received so many calls from concerned friends after his split from JENNIFER LOPEZ he's too irritated to return to the booze. Friends...

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Theron Moved To Tears By Mandela

12th March 2004 2:41

OSCAR-winner Charlize Theron broke down in tears after former South African President NELSON MANDELA praised her for putting their country on the...

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Billy Ray Cyrus Pens Track For Dale Earnhardt

12th March 2004 2:41

Country star BILLY RAY CYRUS has written a song especially for his late racing legend pal DALE EARNHARDT. The track, called THE MAN, will be...

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Strokes Score A Double In Spin Poll

12th March 2004 2:41

Rockers THE STROKES have swept the board in the annual readers' poll in American rock magazine SPIN for the second year running. The cult New...

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Lee Ryan's In Good Company

12th March 2004 2:41

British boyband star LEE RYAN has moved up in the world, a new song he has written shares album space with BOB DYLAN and ELVIS PRESLEY. The BLUE...

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Jamelia Calls On The Darkness

12th March 2004 2:41

British R+B babe JAMELIA is set to form an unlikely chart collaboration, with retro glam rockers THE DARKNESS. The THANK YOU singer has asked...

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Man Accused Of Conning Lil' Kim Jailed

12th March 2004 2:41

A man accused of conning hip-hop beauty LIL' KIM after her jewellery was stolen has been jailed. JOHN ACHESON, 31, told the rapper's lawyer that...

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Oasis Form Charity Supergroup

12th March 2004 2:41

British chart-stars OASIS have secretly formed a rock supergroup for a one-off charity concert. WONDERWALL hitmakers NOEL and LIAM GALLAGHER...

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Robbie Williams Massive Salary

12th March 2004 2:41

British pop prince ROBBIE WILLIAMS paid himself an astonishing $31.5 million (GBP17.5 million) last year (03). The staggering salary - paid to...

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Britney Slammed For Suicide Video

12th March 2004 2:41

Pop superstar BRITNEY SPEARS' new video has provoked outrage, because it shows the singer committing suicide in a bath tub. The pop princess is...

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New Study Exposes Movie Smoking Problem

12th March 2004 9:38

American anti-smoking campaigners are calling for Hollywood producers to take smoking onscreen more seriously, following a damning new study of...

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General Lee Tops Classic Cars List

12th March 2004 9:38

THE DUKES OF HAZZARD's GENERAL LEE has sped off with a new honour - as the best car ever to hit TV or movie screens. The classic car beat STEVE...

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The Practice Cancelled

12th March 2004 9:38

American legal drama THE PRACTICE has been cancelled after eight seasons - but TV bosses have already given the green light to a spin-off series. ...

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Viggo Proud Of New Tooth

12th March 2004 9:38

Movie star VIGGO MORTENSEN is very proud of his new tooth - because it's a permanent reminder of his time spent making LORD OF THE RINGS. The...

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Dunst Walks Away From Spider-man

12th March 2004 9:38

Hollywood beauty KIRSTEN DUNST has quit the SPIDER-MAN franchise - claiming she won't return for a possible fourth movie. The actress, who plays...

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Diana Breaks Down On Eerie Lost Video

12th March 2004 9:38

Video footage of PRINCESS DIANA breaking down before an interview with her biographer ANDREW MORTON was screened on American television last night...

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Boffins Rapped Over Outkast Charlie Brown Video

12th March 2004 9:38

Two computer boffins who recreated OUTKAST's HEY YA! video with classic CHARLIE BROWN cartoon characters have been slapped with a lawsuit by the...

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Blue Star Hold On To 'Sex-tape'

12th March 2004 9:38

BLUE hunk LEE RYAN has a raunchy video tape showing a saucy encounter with a female party reveller - and has threatened to sell it if the mystery...

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Humble Bob Dylan Turned Clapton Off Drugs

12th March 2004 9:38

BOB DYLAN helped fellow rocker ERIC CLAPTON realise how pointless his drug-taking lifestyle was when the British guitarist saw his hero relaxing at...

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Britney Recruits Pinkett Smith

12th March 2004 9:38

Pop beauty BRITNEY SPEARS has landed a surprise opening act for her ONYX HOTEL tour - actress JADA PINKETT SMITH. Over the last few months, the...

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Rod's Wife Strips For Playboy

12th March 2004 9:38

Rocker ROD STEWART is going to be graphically reminded what he's missing - his estranged wife RACHEL HUNTER is posing nude for PLAYBOY magazine. ...

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Police Pick Up Jackson's Dirty Underpants

12th March 2004 9:38

Investigators have swooped on businessman HENRY VACCARO's collection of JACKSON family memorabilia - after learning it contained a pair of MICHAEL...

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Stiller To Slow Down His Career

12th March 2004 13:58

Paternal actor BEN STILLER is so desperate to spend more time with his daughter ELLA OLIVIA, he plans to slow down his hectic Hollywood schedule to...

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Roberts' Fear Of Public Appearances

12th March 2004 13:58

Actress JULIA ROBERTS hates appearing on TV and at glamorous celebrity events because she's too "insecure" to express herself. The ERIN...

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Orlando A Hit With British Teens

12th March 2004 13:58

Movie hunk ORLANDO BLOOM has been crowned the world's sexiest man by British teenagers. The English actor has rocketed to stardom over the past...

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Hopper Denies Past Abuse Stories

12th March 2004 13:58

Hollywood wildman DENNIS HOPPER has dismissed reports he used to physically abuse his lovers while under the influence of drink and drugs. The...

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Sienna To Play Polo?

12th March 2004 13:58

JUDE LAW's sexy girlfriend SIENNA MILLER is poised to sign a deal to play the lead role in an adaptation of JILLY COOPER's blockbuster novel POLO -...

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Olivier Martinez: I Hate Clubbing

12th March 2004 13:58

French acting hunk OLIVIER MARTINEZ hates going out to nightclubs - because they're too crowded with shallow people. The TAKING LIVES actor -...

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Stiller: I Love Working With Owen

12th March 2004 13:58

Comic star BEN STILLER loves teaming up with his Hollywood pal OWEN WILSON on the big screen - because their partnership ensures the gruelling...

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Potter Power At The Queen's Women Of Excellence Bash

12th March 2004 13:58

HARRY POTTER author JK ROWLING was stunned by the conversation at Britain's QUEEN ELIZABETH II's Women of Excellence lunch - as the most popular...

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Scarlett Loves Fame Perks

12th March 2004 13:58

Rising star SCARLETT JOHANSSON loves being famous - as she's never short of men or clothes now. The LOST IN TRANSLATION beauty has shot to fame...

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Affleck Co-star's Film Attack

12th March 2004 13:58

Actor BEN AFFLECK's ailing career has been dealt another devastating blow by his SURVIVING CHRISTMAS co-star JAMES GANDOLFINI - he hopes their...

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Stiller And Wilson Lapdance The Night Away

12th March 2004 13:58

STARSKY + HUTCH stars BEN STILLER and OWEN WILSON sampled the lusty thrills of London's raunchiest nightspots this week (ends12MAR04), courtesy of...

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Soul: I Sold Myself To Men For Sex

12th March 2004 13:58

Former STARSKY AND HUTCH star DAVID SOUL used to sell himself to men for money - in an effort to stay alive as a struggling actor. The...

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Girls Aloud Star Set Of Raunchy Weekend

12th March 2004 13:58

GIRLS ALOUD singer SARAH HARDING has a saucy weekend with boyfriend MIKEY GREEN to look forward to - he's borrowed a fireman's outfit. The SOUND...

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No Solo Career For S Club Spearritt

12th March 2004 13:58

Former S CLUB singer HANNAH SPEARRITT has good news for onetime bandmate RACHEL STEVENS - she will not be launching a rival solo career. The...

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Anastasia: I Buy My Own Jewellery

12th March 2004 13:58

Singing sensation ANASTASIA always buys herself lavish jewellery - as she can't be bothered to wait for her man to take the hint. The I'M OUTTA...

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Sugababes Read The Riot Act

12th March 2004 13:58

British pop trio THE SUGABABES have been given a stern telling off by record company bosses following their furious row in Dublin, Ireland last...

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Rotten Turns Tv Air Blue Again

12th March 2004 13:58

Former SEX PISTOLS singer JOHNNY ROTTEN caused havoc during a taping of a British chat show this week (ends12MAR04) - by saying the phrase "f***ing...

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Madonna's Tour Trouble

12th March 2004 13:58

Queen of Pop MADONNA is finding rehearsals for her upcoming world tour hard going - she keeps making mistakes. The MATERIAL GIRL singer has...

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Mccartney 'Will Not Face Charges' Over Photographer Scuffle

12th March 2004 13:58

Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY will escape charges over allegations he assaulted a paparazzi photographer last September (03). The former BEATLE...

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Bloom's School Blues

12th March 2004 17:14

LORD OF THE RINGS hunk ORLANDO BLOOM used to be teased mercilessly at school - thanks to his love of chocolate. The British actor - who is...

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Stone Snubbed By Spa

12th March 2004 17:14

Movie superstar SHARON STONE was left out in the cold by a plush Beverly Hills spa on OSCAR weekend (28-29FEB04) - because she wasn't nominated for...

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Six Feet Under To Tread The Boards

12th March 2004 17:14

SIX FEET UNDER star PETER KRAUSE is poised to step out of the show's funeral parlour and test his acting talents on the Broadway, New York,...

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Gallo Blasts 'Good Will' Of Celebrities

12th March 2004 17:14

Controversial actor VINCENT GALLO has launched a bitter assault on stars who chose to arrive at last month's (29FEB04) OSCARS in...

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Farrell Beggars Belief

12th March 2004 17:14

Movie wildman COLIN FARRELL launched an explosive tirade against a beggar in Los Angeles last week (ends5MAR04) - after the man asked him for some...

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Chow Yun-fat Sues Mobile Phone Company

12th March 2004 17:14

CHOW YUN-FAT has launched his second lawsuit this week (ends12MAR04) - this time against a mobile phone company. The CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN...

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Crowe's Cinderella Man Film Postponed

12th March 2004 17:14

OSCAR winner RUSSELL CROWE's new movie THE CINDERELLA MAN has been postponed for three months - to give executives time to mount a thorough...

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Angelina: I Will Never Play Lara Croft Again

12th March 2004 17:14

Movie beauty ANGELINA JOLIE has vowed never to sign up for another TOMB RAIDER film - as she is happy with the two she's already made. The...

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Martinez Fattening Minogue Up

12th March 2004 17:14

Petite pop babe KYLIE MINOGUE's French-influenced diet may pose a threat to her svelte figure - movie star boyfriend OLIVIER MARTINEZ keeps feeding...

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Beyonce's Tour Has Hollywood Glamour

12th March 2004 17:14

R+B superstar BEYONCE KNOWLES is making sure her fans get a visual treat when they see her on tour this year (04) - by injecting some Hollywood...

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Clapton Turns Fashion Designer

12th March 2004 17:14

Rock legend ERIC CLAPTON has turned his slowhand to fashion designing - and it's all in the name of charity. The LAYLA singer has launched his...

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Ol' Dirty Bastard: I'm Not Leaving The Wu-tang Clan

12th March 2004 17:14

WU-TANG CLAN rapper OL' DIRTY BASTARD has slammed reports he is leaving the group. The C.R.E.A.M. star has furiously denied reports he had...

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American Embassy Issues Warning Over Berlin Gig

12th March 2004 17:14

Berlin's American Embassy has advised citizens against attending a concert by Turkish singer IBRAHIM TATLISES tonight (12MAR04) - in the fear...

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Police Search For Muddy Waters Daughter In Murder Probe

12th March 2004 17:14

Police in Gainesville, Florida are searching for the daughter of rock legend MUDDY WATERS - in relation to an eight-year-old murder inquiry. ...

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Spears: My Wedding Was Silly

12th March 2004 17:14

Pop singer BRITNEY SPEARS has blamed her decision to marry childhood pal JASON ALEXANDER in Las Vegas on her "silliness". The ME AGAINST THE...

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Elton John: Jackson's Addiction Left Him In A 'Terrible State'

12th March 2004 17:14

Veteran rocker SIR ELTON JOHN has sensationally confirmed troubled pop star pal MICHAEL JACKSON battled a debilitating addiction to painkillers...

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Lewis And Esposito's Noisy Sex

12th March 2004 19:15

SEX AND THE CITY hunk JASON LEWIS' romance with SPIN CITY beauty JENNIFER ESPOSITO was so electric in the bedroom, her neighbours complained about...

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Anderson's X-file Concerns

12th March 2004 19:15

Sexy actress GILLIAN ANDERSON feared she'd made a major mistake when she signed up for hit TV series THE X-FILES, because she thought some of the...

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Costner Defends The Postman

12th March 2004 19:15

Hollywood heavyweight KEVIN COSTNER has defended his 1997 sci-fi flop THE POSTMAN and hopes people will still watch it as it lives on in VHS and...

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Brody Puts Knightley Rumours To Rest

12th March 2004 19:15

OSCAR winner ADRIEN BRODY quashed reports he is dating new co-star KEIRA KNIGHTLY - by attending the ACADEMY AWARDS with on/off lover MICHELLE...

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Dr Seuss Gets Star Of Walk Of Fame

12th March 2004 19:15

Popular children's author THEODOR 'DR SEUSS' GEISEL was honoured posthumously with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday (11MAR04). The...

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Is Jada Heading To London's Stage?

12th March 2004 19:15

Hollywood star JADA PINKETT-SMITH is reportedly about to ink a deal to star in a major musical in London's West End. The MATRIX RELOADED beauty...

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Beckinsale In Boob Job Riddle

12th March 2004 19:15

British beauty KATE BECKINSALE kept OSCAR guests gossiping at last month's (FEB04) ceremony - thanks to her enhanced cleavage. The PEARL HARBOR...

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Vivica Stains Million-dollar Dress

12th March 2004 19:15

KILL BILL star VIVICA A FOX has given a fashion designer extra work, after spilling red wine on a diamond-encrusted dress - worth $1.5 million...

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Perabo To Woo Timberlake In Edison

12th March 2004 19:15

Stunning actress PIPER PERABO has been unveiled as the lucky lady chosen to play JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's love interest in the pop hunk's anticipated...

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Sadie: Jude And I Still Love Each Other

12th March 2004 19:15

JUDE LAW and SADIE FROST still love each other despite their bitter divorce, according to the actress-turned-fashion designer herself. The COLD...

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Tatu: Our Music Is More Important Than Our Sexuality

12th March 2004 19:15

Comeback pop duo TATU have blasted the media's obsession with focusing on their alleged lesbian relationship, because people should only be...

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Perry Stars In New Video Game

12th March 2004 19:15

AEROSMITH rocker JOE PERRY is the star of a new internet video game. The guitarist features as the hero in cyber arcade game GENIE JOE + THE...

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Janet's 'Wardrobe Malfunction' Becomes Top Phrase

12th March 2004 19:15

JANET JACKSON's breast-flashing incident at last month's (FEB04) SUPER BOWL is now responsible for changing the way people speak. A group which...

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Costner Didn't Want Adams Soundtrack

12th March 2004 19:15

BRYAN ADAMS may have topped the single charts for months with EVERYTHING I DO, I DO IT FOR YOU - but ROBIN HOOD: PRINCE OF THIEVES star KEVIN...

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Ice Cube Attacks America's Presidents

12th March 2004 19:15

Hip-hop star ICE CUBE has blamed former American President RONALD REAGAN for the gradual decline of the nation's inner cities. The...

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Elton John's Will Worries

12th March 2004 19:15

Veteran singer SIR ELTON JOHN fears the prejudice surrounding gay couples will result in the British legal system awarding part of his will to his...

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Jackson Is Innocent, Says Former Security Guard

12th March 2004 19:15

Troubled pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON will be found innocent of all child molestation charges against him, according to his former private...

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Cobain Considered Quitting Nirvana Before Suicide

12th March 2004 19:15

Late rocker KURT COBAIN considered quitting his band NIRVANA to work with wife COURTNEY LOVE only months before his suicide, according to a...

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