Music, Movie and Entertainment News 12th August 2004

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Murphy Plays Producer

12th August 2004 2:50

Hollywood actress BRITTANY MURPHY gave up her glamorous job for a day to work behind the scenes on an American TV show. As Murphy plays a...

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Stone Snubs Own Movie

12th August 2004 2:50

Hollywood actress SHARON STONE refuses to watch herself on the big screen, insisting it's a waste of time. The 46-year-old stars alongside HALLE...

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Fonda Urges Women To Vote

12th August 2004 2:50

OSCAR-winning actress JANE FONDA is urging her fellow American women to get out and vote in this year's (04) presidential race. Fonda, noted for...

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Damon: Acting Is About The Experience

12th August 2004 2:50

Hollywood actor MATT DAMON refuses to be disappointed if movies he stars in turn out worse than expected - because it's the learning experience...

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Jamie Lee Curtis To Quit Movies?

12th August 2004 2:50

Actress JAMIE LEE CURTIS is considering making her upcoming movie her last - because she refuses to have plastic surgery to keep her career...

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Cruise Pleads To Be Left Alone

12th August 2004 2:50

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE star TOM CRUISE was forced to beg the paparazzi to leave him alone when he was greeted by a bunch of photographers at a posh...

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Lil' Kim Launches Watch Range

12th August 2004 2:50

Rapper LIL' KIM is launching her own line of regal watches, called Royalty. The 29-year-old GRAMMY winner - real name KIMBERLY JONES - has...

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The Beckham Diamond Range

12th August 2004 2:50

Former SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM and her soccer superstar husband DAVID are set to launch their own range of diamond jewellery. The couple,...

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50 Cent Linked To Roselyn Sanchez

12th August 2004 2:50

Hip-hop superstar 50 CENT has been romantically linked to stunning actress ROSELYN SANCHEZ. The IN DA CLUB rapper and RUSH HOUR 2 beauty were...

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Church Slams Ex-love In New Song

12th August 2004 2:50

Teenage superstar CHARLOTTE CHURCH has blasted ex-boyfriend STEVEN JOHNSON in a new pop song, in which she sings "I never loved him". The...

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Is J.lo Pregnant?

12th August 2004 2:50

Superstar JENNIFER LOPEZ has increased speculation she's pregnant with her first child - after she revealed a fuller waist than usual while...

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Ronnie Wood Starts Kickboxing To Stop Drinking

12th August 2004 2:50

Veteran rocker RONNIE WOOD has begun kickboxing in a bid to conquer his addiction to alcohol. The 57-year-old ROLLING STONES guitarist hopes...

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Usher Warns Britney's Fiance To 'Be Careful'

12th August 2004 2:50

R+B hunk USHER is warning dancer KEVIN FEDERLINE to "be careful" now he's engaged to pop beauty BRITNEY SPEARS. TOXIC singer Spears stunned fans...

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Mcgregor Sought For Island Film

12th August 2004 9:22

Scottish heart-throb EWAN McGREGOR is reportedly in negotiations to star in sci-fi film THE ISLAND. The MOULIN ROUGE! actor is being sought by...

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Kingsley To Play Videogame Character

12th August 2004 9:22

OSCAR-winning actor SIR BEN KINGSLEY has signed up to play the bloodsucking ruler of the BLOODRAYNE videogame in a new movie. The GANDHI star...

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Inarritu Promotes Mexico

12th August 2004 9:22

21 GRAMS director ALEJANDRO GONZALEZ INARRITU is promoting his native Mexico in a series of TV commercials. The acclaimed film-maker has filmed...

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Dicaprio's Language Problems

12th August 2004 9:22

Hollywood heart-throb LEONARDO DiCAPRIO may have been dating Brazilian beauty GISELE BUNDCHEN for several years - but the supermodel still hasn't...

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Lewis Urges Kfc To Improve Treatment Of Chickens

12th August 2004 9:22

Actress-turned-rocker JULIETTE LEWIS has fired off a letter to fast food chain KFC, attacking its treatment of chickens. The KALIFORNIA star...

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Kutcher Invests In Another Restaurant

12th August 2004 9:22

Hollywood heart-throb ASHTON KUTCHER is expanding his investment portfolio after buying into another restaurant. The 26-year-old actor,...

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Jamie Lee Curtis Speaks Out Against Plastic Surgery

12th August 2004 9:22

JAMIE LEE CURTIS believes a celebrity will have to die during plastic surgery to curb the world's growing obsession with cosmetic procedures. ...

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Sizemore Arrested Again

12th August 2004 9:22

Troubled actor TOM SIZEMORE was arrested yesterday (11AUG04) after police discovered drugs at his West Hollywood home. The BLACK HAWK DOWN star,...

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Gallagher Spends Big On Girlfriend

12th August 2004 9:22

OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER knows how to please his girlfriend SARA MacDONALD - he takes her on a shopping spree to buy designer clothing. The...

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Mel B Hopes For Internet Hit

12th August 2004 9:22

Former SPICE GIRL singer MELANIE B is hoping to launch her solo career again - on the internet. The feisty star, 29, was dropped by her record...

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Sambora Credits Locklear For Calmer Lifestyle

12th August 2004 9:22

BON JOVI star RICHIE SAMBORA credits his actress wife HEATHER LOCKLEAR with giving him a new calm lifestyle. The rocker has been married to...

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Joss Stone: I Almost Hid From Motown Greats

12th August 2004 9:22

British soul sensation JOSS STONE was so nervous about performing alongside veterans GLADYS KNIGHT, LIONEL RICHIE and SMOKEY ROBINSON recently she...

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Simpson Dedicates Christmas Album To Late Grandmother

12th August 2004 9:22

Reality TV star JESSICA SIMPSON is currently recording a Christmas album, which she's dedicating to her late grandmother. The IRRESISTIBLE...

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Bedingfield In Ipod Manoeuvre

12th August 2004 9:22

British pop beauty NATASHA BEDINGFIELD has become the face of digital music player iPOD and will front a Christmas (04) campaign in the UK. The...

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Beckham Lookalike Swapped In Britney's Ad

12th August 2004 9:22

BRITNEY SPEARS' engagement to KEVIN FEDERLINE reportedly prompted bosses to ditch a DAVID BECKHAM lookalike for her upcoming perfume commercial in...

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Amy Lee's Strangling Spears Dreams

12th August 2004 9:22

EVANESCENCE frontwoman AMY LEE fantasises about strangling pop babe BRITNEY SPEARS in a dark alley. The BRING ME TO LIFE rocker, 23, told an...

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Morton Snubs Hollywood's Unfair Pay

12th August 2004 13:52

MINORITY REPORT star SAMANTHA MORTON snubs Hollywood blockbusters in favour of low-budget films in protest at actresses' "second-rate"...

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Cruise As Gervais' Extra?

12th August 2004 13:52

MINORITY REPORT star TOM CRUISE is set to have a cameo role in RICKY GERVAIS' new comedy show. Gervais is teaming up with his THE OFFICE writing...

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Brad Pitt: 'It Isn't About The Money'

12th August 2004 13:52

Movie star BRAD PITT snubs Hollywood paychecks - claiming he'd star in a film for a mere $27 (GBP15). The 40-year-old hunk currently earns...

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Watts Devastated At Death Of King Kong Star

12th August 2004 13:52

NAOMI WATTS is devastated about the death of veteran actress FAY WRAY - because she never got to discuss reprising the 30s star's famous KING KONG...

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Campbell Sued By Assistant

12th August 2004 13:52

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL is being sued for assault by her former assistant - only days after she was accused of brutally slapping her maid. ...

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Moore To Get A Kneelift?

12th August 2004 13:52

Hollywood beauty DEMI MOORE is reportedly planning to undergo cosmetic surgery to boost her sagging knees. The CHARLIE'S ANGELS: FULL THROTTLE...

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Princess Diana Case Reopens

12th August 2004 13:52

A new investigation is to be opened in the tragic death of DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES and her companion DODI FAYED. Egyptian millionaire and...

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Adam Levine Has Gay Stalker

12th August 2004 13:52

MAROON 5 frontman ADAM LEVINE is being bombarded with steamy love letters from a gay stalker. The singer and his Los Angeles band are one of...

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Joss Stone: It's Super Duper Love

12th August 2004 13:52

British soul sensation JOSS STONE has spoken for the first time about her blossoming relationship with American BEAU DOZIER - and "it's love". ...

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Mcfadden Predicts Flop Solo Career

12th August 2004 13:52

Former WESTLIFE heart-throb BRIAN McFADDEN fears his solo career could flounder when he releases his debut single REAL TO ME next month (SEP04). ...

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Beatles' Grammys Up For Sale

12th August 2004 13:52

Two GRAMMY AWARDS won by THE BEATLES and bandmember SIR PAUL McCARTNEY are up for auction on Saturday (14AUG04). The Fab Four won the golden...

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Fatone Throws Dick Out Of Nightclub

12th August 2004 13:52

'N SYNC hunk JOEY FATONE threw TV comic ANDY DICK out of a New York nightclub after catching him begging people for drugs and drunkenly weeping...

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Johnny Cash Daughter Struggles On

12th August 2004 13:52

Late music legend JOHNNY CASH's singer daughter ROSANNE CASH is finding it difficult to properly mourn her father - because his death was so...

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Timberlake 'Quits' 'N Sync

12th August 2004 13:52

Pop heart-throb JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has reportedly told his 'N SYNC bandmates he doesn't want to appear on their long awaited comeback album. The...

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Hilton Hassled By Bees

12th August 2004 17:11

American socialite PARIS HILTON amused other celebrities at Sunday's (08AUG04) TEEN CHOICE AWARDS when she was chased by a swarm of bees. The...

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Berry Misses Her Short Hair

12th August 2004 17:11

Hollywood beauty HALLE BERRY can't wait to finish filming her latest movie THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD - so she can get rid of her hair...

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Olivia Williams' Pro Breast-feeding Stance

12th August 2004 17:11

British actress OLIVIA WILLIAMS is so pro breast-feeding - she insists on a clause in her movie contracts that allows her to feed her child...

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Hunter Gushes About Toy Boy

12th August 2004 17:11

Stunning model RACHEL HUNTER has spoken for the first time about her new relationship with "a lot younger" Canadian boyfriend SEAN AVERY. The...

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George Clooney: I'm Boring

12th August 2004 17:11

Hollywood star GEORGE CLOONEY has dashed assumptions he lives the high life, insisting he's actually very boring. The 43-year-old hunk loves...

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Craig's Moss Trouble

12th August 2004 17:11

Actor DANIEL CRAIG's life has been made hell since he started dating supermodel KATE MOSS. The TOMB RAIDER star began seeing Moss earlier this...

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Halle Berry's Inner Dominatrix

12th August 2004 17:11

CATWOMAN star HALLE BERRY discovered her inner dominatrix while filming the feline superhero film. The sexy star had to brandish a whip while...

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Jamie Lee Curtis Plans Hollywood Exit

12th August 2004 17:11

Actress JAMIE LEE CURTIS is thinking about quitting movies - because she doesn't want to watch herself age on screen. The Hollywood star is...

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Westlife's Wild Night

12th August 2004 17:11

Clean-cut Irish boyband WESTLIFE romped naked in a bar during a drunken all night party. The fourpiece went wild during their first British...

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Ash Pay Tribute Tragic Fan

12th August 2004 17:11

Northern Irish rockers ASH have paid tribute to a British fan who was found dead after going missing at one of their gigs. SEAN KENNEDY, 22,...

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Van Sant Finishes Cobain's Final Days

12th August 2004 17:11

GUS VAN SANT has finished filming his new movie about the death of NIRVANA rocker KURT COBAIN. FINAL DAYS - which will be released next year...

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Moby's Naughty Night

12th August 2004 17:11

American dance guru MOBY shocked the audience at storytelling event in New York, by confessing he once enjoyed a decadent night of strippers, drugs...

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Madonna Demands Water

12th August 2004 17:11

Pop superstar MADONNA shocked organisers of the Irish leg of her REINVENTION tour, by demanding 25 cases of Kabbalah water on her backstage...

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Spears' Step-family Portrait

12th August 2004 17:11

Pop princess BRITNEY SPEARS has prepared for her future role as wife and step-mum by arranging a family photo with her fiance and his two...

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J.lo Smokes Cigars

12th August 2004 17:11

Superstar JENNIFER LOPEZ has a secret dirty habit - she smokes cigars. A worker who tended to the singer and her mother GUADALUPE at New York's...

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Usher Planning Duets Album

12th August 2004 21:27

R+B hunk USHER is planning to record a duets album with a range of "hot chicks", including BEYONCE KNOWLES and ALICIA KEYS. Usher and Keys have...

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Madonna's Gigs Are 'Too Hot'

12th August 2004 21:27

MADONNA fans have hit out at the superstar after she turned down the air conditioning at shows during her REINVENTION tour. The MATERIAL GIRL...

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Jay-z Officially A Part-owner Of New Jersey Nets

12th August 2004 21:27

Hip-hop star JAY-Z is officially a part-owner of a basketball franchise, after bosses approved the sale of the NEW JERSEY NETS. Today (12AUG04)...

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Clinton Pleads No Contest In Drug Case

12th August 2004 21:27

Legendary funk star GEORGE CLINTON has pleaded no contest in court to two misdemeanour drug paraphernalia charges. The ATOMIC DOG hitmaker - the...

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Beckham's Feng Shui Boots

12th August 2004 21:27

Fans of international soccer icon DAVID BECKHAM can now pick up a pair of their hero's feng shui boots. Buddhist monks have analysed the English...

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Roberts Producing American Girl Movie

12th August 2004 21:27

OSCAR-winning actress JULIA ROBERTS is bringing the popular AMERICAN GIRLS dolls to life on the big screen. The ERIN BROCKOVICH star has signed...

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Watts Fakes Flatulence Problem

12th August 2004 21:27

21 GRAMS beauty NAOMI WATTS left actor PETER KRAUSE horrified as they filmed a love scene - by pretending to have a terrible flatulence problem. ...

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Foxx Buys Cruise Pricey Watch

12th August 2004 21:27

Comedian JAMIE FOXX enjoyed his experience of working with TOM CRUISE on COLLATERAL so much, he bought the actor a $20,000 (GBP11,000) diamond...

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Slater Blamed For Director's Breakdown

12th August 2004 21:27

CHRISTIAN SLATER drove director GUY MASTERSON from the British stage version of ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST, after fighting incessantly with...

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Berry Out Of X-men 3

12th August 2004 21:27

CATWOMAN star HALLE BERRY will not be reprising her role in the second X-MEN sequel - because she's reportedly "priced herself out". The sexy...

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Mcenroe's Show Hits Zero Rating Twice

12th August 2004 21:27

Former tennis ace JOHN McENROE's new chat show is performing disappointingly with audiences - it's registered 0.0 ratings twice since its debut...

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O'donnell In Pay Dispute Over Stage Show

12th August 2004 21:27

Former talk show host ROSIE O'DONNELL is refusing to pay stage show producers a promised investment - because the production has shut down. ...

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Cruise Delays Mission: Impossible 3

12th August 2004 21:27

Hollywood actor TOM CRUISE has put his plans to shoot MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 3 on hold, so he can team up with director STEVEN SPIELBERG on WAR OF THE...

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Westlife Boast Of Success

12th August 2004 21:27

Irish boyband WESTLIFE insist they're still the "biggest thing" in pop, despite the departure of BRIAN McFADDEN earlier this year (04). The...

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Spears Wears New Name On Her Chest

12th August 2004 21:27

BRITNEY SPEARS has marked her upcoming wedding to dancer KEVIN FEDERLINE by having her own set of 'Mrs Federline' T-shirts made. The 22-year-old...

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