Music, Movie and Entertainment News 12th April 2004

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Swords + Clothes Are An Extra Boost For Kill Bill Star

12th April 2004 1:56

Movie star DAVID CARRADINE made the most of his role in KILL BILL by kitting out his wardrobe and boosting his sword collection. The KUNG FU...

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Bettany's Rude Wake-up Call

12th April 2004 1:56

PAUL BETTANY got a rude awakening while he was shooting DOGVILLE with LARS VON TRIER in Denmark - when the eccentric movie maker arrived at his...

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Tarantino Casts Girl As His Leading Lady In Kill Bill 3

12th April 2004 1:56

QUENTIN TARANTINO is priming one of the young stars of his KILL BILL movies to star in a third installment - in 15 years. The movie maker plans...

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Zeta Gets Cheap

12th April 2004 1:56

Multi-millionairess CATHERINE ZETA-JONES has stunned neighbours near her new Welsh mansion - by kitting out the house in cheap furniture. The...

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Ethan Hawke Justifies Talking About Uma Split

12th April 2004 1:56

Movie hunk ETHAN HAWKE felt he had to speak out after his marriage to UMA THURMAN broke down - in case the world thought he was hiding something. ...

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Angelina Sets The Record Straight On Ethan, Colin And Jared

12th April 2004 1:56

Movie superstar ANGELINA JOLIE has laughed off reports she had romances with ETHAN HAWKE, COLIN FARRELL and JARED LETO - insisting they're just her...

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The Beckhams Put On A Brave Face

12th April 2004 1:56

LATEST: Scandal-plagued couple DAVID and VICTORIA BECKHAM put on a show of unity yesterday (11APR04) - as the REAL MADRID soccer ace prepared to...

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Cruz Begs Cruise For Break-up Explanation

12th April 2004 1:56

Spanish siren PENELOPE CRUZ broke down and begged ex-love TOM CRUISE to explain why they were no longer a couple during their dramatic Berlin,...

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Hucknell Re-records Tracks Without Singing

12th April 2004 1:56

Singer MICK HUCKNELL has got revenge on his old record label, by re-recording an album of old songs - without his vocals. The SIMPLY RED...

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Rea: My Wife And I Are Like Macca And Linda

12th April 2004 1:56

Rocker CHRIS REA likens his relationship with wife JOAN to SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's devoted marriage with late spouse LINDA - as they do everything...

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World Idol Slams Cruel Cowell

12th April 2004 1:56

AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL has been blasted by Norwegian WORLD IDOL winner KURT NILSON - for being a "d**k". The sharp-tongued music mogul...

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Alanis Gets Intimate

12th April 2004 1:56

Rock singer ALANIS MORISSETTE believes she has finally found the man for her - now her relationship with boyfriend RYAN REYNOLDS has entered the...

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British Pop Idol Hits Career Slump

12th April 2004 1:56

British POP IDOL winner MICHELLE McMANUS is facing the end of her pop career - after her second record only reached number 16 in her native singles...

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Charlotte Controlled Me, Says Ex-love

12th April 2004 1:56

Teen soprano CHARLOTTE CHURCH has been accused of trying to thwart her ex-love's attempts to make it as a model, because she wanted to "control...

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Aguilera Eyes Stone Collaboration

12th April 2004 1:56

Pop diva CHRISTINA AGUILERA is desperate to record with British soul sensation JOSS STONE - because she's in awe of the teenager's incredible...

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Kylie Sparks Pregnancy Rumours

12th April 2004 1:56

Australian singer KYLIE MINOGUE has intensified rumours she's pregnant with her first child - by making dramatic last minute changes to her outfit...

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Former Cop Farina Praises French Connection

12th April 2004 8:58

GENE HACKMAN's portrayal of POPEYE DOYLE in THE FRENCH CONNECTION is the most honest cop film ever made, according to former Chicago, Illinois,...

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Tarantino's Swearing Ban

12th April 2004 8:58

QUENTIN TARANTINO was so determined to keep foul language to a minimum on the ultra-violent set of KILL BILL, he imposed a strict no-swearing...

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Depp Wanted To Work With River

12th April 2004 8:58

JOHNNY DEPP was stunned when he heard RIVER PHOENIX had died outside his Los Angeles club THE VIPER ROOM, because the two wildmen were planning to...

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Victoria's Secret Scraps Fashion Show

12th April 2004 8:58

Bosses at lingerie giant VICTORIA'S SECRET have scrapped their annual televised fashion show because they fear an indecency backlash. The...

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Julia + Danny Move To The Coast

12th April 2004 8:58

JULIA ROBERTS and her husband DANNY MODER are heading for the coast after buying a new Malibu, California, home with ocean views. The couple...

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Willis Credits Flop For Shaping His Career

12th April 2004 8:58

BRUCE WILLIS credits flop film STRIKING DISTANCE as one of his most important movies because it "sucked". The movie star admits the 1993 project...

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Faizon Love: Jackson Is Guilty

12th April 2004 8:58

Heavyweight actor FAIZON LOVE has launched a foul-mouthed attack on singer MICHAEL JACKSON, insisting he's guilty of sexually abusing a child. ...

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Christ Back On Top At Easter

12th April 2004 8:58

MEL GIBSON's epic movie THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST has jumped back to the top of the American box office thanks to an Easter (04) boost. In its...

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Usher's Breakfast Treat

12th April 2004 8:58

Girls hoping to woo newly-single USHER will know if they've impressed the R+B star in the bedroom if he makes them breakfast. The YEAH singer...

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Cullum's Rare Cd Is A Hit On Ebay

12th April 2004 8:58

British jazz pop star JAMIE CULLUM is amazed his collector's item first album is costing fans more than it cost him to make. The singer, 24,...

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No Tv Pregnancy For Jessica

12th April 2004 8:58

Reality TV star JESSICA SIMPSON insists the cameras will be switched off if she ever falls pregnant, because she doesn't want such a "sacred" event...

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Pink Rules The Fashion Charts For Debbie Harry

12th April 2004 8:58

BLONDIE star DEBBIE HARRY has picked out PINK as her pop punk predecessor because she likes the way the TROUBLE star dresses. The ATOMIC singer...

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Weird Al's Parents Dead In Fire Accident

12th April 2004 8:58

Singing comedian WEIRD ALL YANKOVIC's parents were found dead of a suspected carbon monoxide poisoning accident on Friday (09APR04). NICK and...

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Brown To Re-wed Wife After Annulment

12th April 2004 8:58

LATEST: Soul great JAMES BROWN will re-wed his wife of three years if she's granted an annulment from her previous marriage. TOMI RAE BROWN was...

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Star Wars Voted Favourite Film Of All Time

12th April 2004 13:22

STAR WARS has been crowned the best men's film of all time - beating THE GODFATHER and PULP FICTION. The GEORGE LUCAS 1977 sci-fi classic has...

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Hopkins' American Citizenship Stuns Ex-wife

12th April 2004 13:22

SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS' ex-wife is bemused at the actor's desire to be an American citizen - because he's always been championed by awards bosses and...

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Datsuns Singer Hurt Making Video

12th April 2004 13:22

THE DATSUNS frontman DOLF DE DATSUN was rushed to hospital after suffering a nasty head injury on the set of the band's new video. The New...

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Lopez Loses Weight On Prized Asset

12th April 2004 13:22

Actress JENNIFER LOPEZ may be hailed a hero for curvy women by proudly sporting a rounded backside, but new pictures indicate her prized derriere...

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Us Music Sales Bounce Back

12th April 2004 13:22

NORAH JONES and USHER have helped American music sales defy gloomy forecasts and report a rise in the first three months of 2004 compared to the...

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Eminem Enjoys Spa Treatment

12th April 2004 13:22

EMINEM's reputation as a badboy rapper has been thrown into question after he was spotted indulging in lengthy spa treatments on a recent visit to...

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Love Is Looking To Fulfills Sexual Fantasies

12th April 2004 13:22

COURTNEY LOVE's eleven-year-old daughter has warned her wild mother her intimidating nature scares men off - even though the rocker is desperate...

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Oasis Will Play Glastonbury

12th April 2004 13:22

LATEST: Rockers OASIS will "definitely" be headlining this year's (04) GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL in Britain, following reports music bosses had banned...

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Townshend Apologises For Comments About Late Bandmate

12th April 2004 13:22

PETE TOWNSHEND has apologised to the mother of late THE WHO bandmate JOHN ENTWISTLE for blaming the bassist's death on his debauched lifestyle. ...

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Beckham's Tv Interview To Discuss Alleged Affairs

12th April 2004 13:22

VICTORIA BECKHAM is planning to tell-all about her husband DAVID's alleged extra-marital affairs in an exclusive TV interview. The former SPICE...

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Spears Narrowly Escapes Attack

12th April 2004 13:22

Pop beauty BRITNEY SPEARS was nearly the victim of a jealousy-fuelled attack at the weekend (10APR04), when the singer seductively undressed an...

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Depp Mooned Nasty Teacher

12th April 2004 13:22

JOHNNY DEPP was suspended from his high school for two weeks after he flashed his backside at a teacher. The EDWARD SCISSORHANDS star showed...

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Bettany Learns American From Nicole's Coach

12th April 2004 13:22

British movie star PAUL BETTANY was so desperate to sound like a real American in new movie DOGVILLE, he begged NICOLE KIDMAN's voice coach to help...

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Hagman: Use Me As Fertiliser When I Die

12th April 2004 13:22

Former DALLAS star LARRY HAGMAN wants to be shredded, spread and covered with marijuana seeds when he dies. The ailing actor, 72, who underwent...

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Lars + Lauren Fall Out Over Tv Volume

12th April 2004 13:22

LARS VON TRIER and LAUREN BACALL fell out on the set of arthouse film DOGVILLE because the Hollywood icon refused to turn the volume on her TV set...

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Love Has No Love For Torque Director

12th April 2004 13:22

Biker movie flop TORQUE was doomed to fail because first-time director JOSEPH KAHN didn't know what he was doing, according to one of his stars...

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Archbishop Praises The Passion

12th April 2004 13:22

The ARCHBISHOP OF SYDNEY, Australia, has become the latest Catholic leader to praise MEL GIBSON's movie THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST - because it...

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Farina Thrilled At Final Private Ryan Ending

12th April 2004 17:22

Movie actor DENNIS FARINA has revealed there were three endings shot for war epic SAVING PRIVATE RYAN - and one featured him as the villain of the...

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Campbell Fell Into Acting After Ballet Injuries

12th April 2004 17:22

Movie actress NEVE CAMPBELL fell into acting accidentally - after injury and "pressure" destroyed her childhood dream of becoming a ballerina. ...

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Rossellini's Accent Holds Back Acting Career

12th April 2004 17:22

Movie actress ISABELLA ROSSELLINI has yet to achieve the film career she craves - because of her Italian accent. The daughter of Hollywood...

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Kutcher Hopes New Film Offends

12th April 2004 17:22

Hollywood actor ASHTON KUTCHER wants his controversial new movie to offend people. The 26-year-old beau of DEMI MOORE is keen for THE BUTTERFLY...

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Beckinsale Refuses Breast Surgery

12th April 2004 17:22

VAN HELSING star KATE BECKINSALE is keen to avoid Hollywood's obsession with plastic surgery - rubbishing reports she's had breast implants. ...

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Hawke Admits To Emotional Baggage

12th April 2004 17:22

Hollywood actor ETHAN HAWKE hopes to get his personal life on track - even if he is "becoming harder and harder to date". The TAKING LIVES star,...

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Santana Blasts Media For Fear Of Unpopularity

12th April 2004 17:22

Musician CARLOS SANTANA has slammed the American media for lacking integrity - and claims the public is fed "powdered milk" versions of important...

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Iglesias Visits India

12th April 2004 17:22

Latin singer ENRIQUE IGLESIAS has made his first trip to India to perform a series of sell-out concerts - to the delight of local fans. The...

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Morisette Wants To Take Greater Risks

12th April 2004 17:22

Canadian singer ALANIS MORISETTE chopped her waist-length hair as part of her aim to become a greater risk-taker in life. The JAGGED LITTLE...

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Outkast To Work On New Album

12th April 2004 17:22

Hip-hop star ANDRE 3000 plans to continue recording new music with OUTKAST partner BIG BOI - even though he doubts they'd be friends if they...

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Wyman Gets Guitar Back, After 38 Years

12th April 2004 17:22

Former ROLLING STONES rocker BILL WYMAN has been reunited with a long-lost bass guitar - 38 years after it was stolen in New Zealand. The START...

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Beckhams In Showdown Talks Over Affairs

12th April 2004 17:22

Former SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM and husband DAVID have returned to their British mansion for 'showdown' talks - amid reports of the soccer...

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Mccartney To Make Animated Film

12th April 2004 17:22

Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is moving one step closer to his life-long ambition of making a feature-length animation film. The former BEATLES...

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Billy Bob's Bid To Rid The World Of Dragons

12th April 2004 21:09

BILLY BOB THORNTON has launched a personal crusade to rid the world of kimodo dragons. The quirky movie star has a string of phobias, and...

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Mirren Considers Martha Stewart Role

12th April 2004 21:09

British actress HELEN MIRREN has a bizarre interest in playing shamed lifestyle queen MARTHA STEWART in a possible new biopic. The CALENDAR...

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Christmas Films In Name Mix-up

12th April 2004 21:09

Bosses at REVOLUTION STUDIOS are brainstorming new titles for their movie adaptation of JOHN GRISHAM's novel SKIPPING CHRISTMAS - because they've...

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Oscar Nominee Snodgress Dies

12th April 2004 21:09

OSCAR-nominated star CARRIE SNODGRESS (corr) has died in Los Angeles, aged 57. The actress, who was up for an ACADEMY AWARD for her movie debut...

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Gigli Wins Flop Award

12th April 2004 21:09

Flop film GIGLI has been dishonoured with another award - for being "the worst film ever made". The AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR RETIRED PERSONS...

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Peta Offers Naomi Free Trip To Seal Season

12th April 2004 21:09

Animal activists PEOPLE FOR THE ETHICAL TREATMENT OF ANIMALS (PETA) are offering to send supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL on an all-expenses trip to...

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David Beckham Calls In The Lawyers After "Absurd" Claims

12th April 2004 21:09

LATEST: Soccer ace DAVID BECKHAM has described the latest batch of kiss-and-tell stories against him "absurd" - stating he is now seeking legal...

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Reba Caught Up In Con

12th April 2004 21:09

Country star REBA McENTYRE is at the centre of an odd legal wrangle in California after a woman posing as her tour manager conned an elderly fan...

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Willie Gets Jazzy For Dead Pal

12th April 2004 21:09

Country legend WILLIE NELSON is releasing a jazz instrumental album via his website. The album, NACOGDOCHES (corr), takes its name from the East...

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Buffett Attacks Another Restaurant For Stealing His Song

12th April 2004 21:09

Crooner JIMMY BUFFETT has slapped another cease and desist warning on a Maryland burger bar after learning it had stolen the title of one of his...

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Usher And The Obsessive Fan

12th April 2004 21:09

R+B hunk USHER has no problem impressing the ladies - but once almost had to phone the police when one loved-up belle refused to leave his hotel...

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Clapton: I Preferred Booze To Drugs

12th April 2004 21:09

Rock legend ERIC CLAPTON opted to cultivate an alcohol addiction over a heroin one in his wild days - because he was unable to socialize when high...

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Jay-z Serves Up More Shoes

12th April 2004 21:09

Rap mogul JAY-Z's sneakers are proving to be such a hit in America, he's planning two new styles this summer (04). The ROC-A-WEAR boss, real...

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Usher: Britney's A 'Fool'

12th April 2004 21:09

R+B superstar USHER has branded BRITNEY SPEARS a "fool" for kissing MADONNA at the 2003 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS. The outspoken YEAH singer thinks...

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