Music, Movie and Entertainment News 12th August 2006

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Allen Awarded Legal Fees In Editing Row

12th August 2006 0:00

Veteran director WOODY ALLEN has been awarded $95,000 (GBP50,000) in legal fees by a New York City judge in his court battle with former producer...

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P.o.d Split From Atlantic

12th August 2006 0:00

Rockers P.O.D have split from Atlantic Records after seven years. In a statement sent to fans yesterday (11AUG06), the group explained they've...

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Author Grass Was In The Waffen-ss

12th August 2006 0:00

Nobel Prize-winning German author GUENTER GRASS has admitted he served in Nazi army unit the Waffen-SS during World War Two. Grass, 78, is most...

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Kanye West Engaged?

12th August 2006 0:00

Superstar rapper KANYE WEST has proposed to his girlfriend, according to media reports in the US. The GOLD DIGGER hitmaker popped the question to...

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Brown Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Thrown Out Of Court

12th August 2006 0:00

A sexual harassment lawsuit brought against JAMES BROWN by his former publicist was thrown out by the 7th US Circuit Court Of Appeals in Chicago,...

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Rival 'Wants To Marry' UK Apprentice Winner

12th August 2006 0:00

LATEST: British THE APPRENTICE contestant SYED AHMED is planning to marry the show's winner, MICHELLE DEWBERRY, who is pregnant with his baby. ...

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Morrison Changed Name For Singing Career

12th August 2006 0:00

British chart-topper JAMES MORRISON changed his name when he became a singer, but he insists he was not inspired by late THE DOORS frontman JIM...

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Cambpell Doubts Lanegan Knows Of Mercury Nomination

12th August 2006 0:00

ISOBEL CAMPBELL believes her singing partner MARK LANEGAN has no idea their album BALLAD OF THE BROKEN SEAS has been nominated for this year's (06)...

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Desperate Housewives Star Reveals Bulimic Past

12th August 2006 0:00

Cuban-born actress MARIA CONCHITO ALONSO has stunned DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES fans by revealing she was once bulimic. The 49-year-old actress, who plays...

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Disney Confirms Apocalypto Distribution

12th August 2006 0:00

Hollywood studio WALT DISNEY has confirmed it will distribute MEL GIBSON's upcoming movie APOCALYPTO, despite the controversy raging around the...

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The Things They Say 2649

12th August 2006 0:00

"Ninety-nine per cent of the world's lovers are not with their first choice. That's what makes the jukebox play." WILLIE NELSON on why love songs and...

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British Terror Suspect Is Half-brother Of Supermodel

12th August 2006 0:00

A man being held as a terrorist suspect in Britain is the half-brother of former supermodel HEATHER STEWART-WHYTE. The former face of Gucci, Versace...

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Journalist Suspended Over Royal 'Phone Hacking'

12th August 2006 0:00

LATEST: Journalist CLIVE GOODMAN has been suspended by British newspaper the News Of The World over claims he is involved in a phone hacking scandal...

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Otis Ferry Pleads Guilty To Drink-driving

12th August 2006 0:00

BRYAN FERRY's son OTIS pleaded guilty to drink-driving charges yesterday (11AUG06), after initially pleading his innocence. The 23-year-old, who has...

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Hutchence/yates Meeting 'Number One' Rock Interview

12th August 2006 0:00

Late INXS frontman MICHAEL HUTCHENCE's meeting with PAULA YATES on British TV show THE TUBE in 1986 has been named the best TV music interview of all...

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Madonna Abandons Movie Career

12th August 2006 0:00

MADONNA has begrudgingly turned her back on her movie career, because she is convinced the media is hell bent on ensuring her film projects are...

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Metcalfe Has No Plans To Settle Down

12th August 2006 0:00

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES hunk JESSE METCALFE has no plans to settle down with girlfriend NADINE COYLE, because he is too busy concentrating on his...

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The Things They Say 2650

12th August 2006 0:00

"I always think the irony is that if they'd made THE OSBOURNES a few years earlier, they would have hit the really crazy years." Reality TV star JACK...

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Wilson Sobs About Childhood Taunts

12th August 2006 0:00

Singer CARNIE WILSON couldn't hold back her tears as she recalled the taunts she received as a fat kid from school friends on reality show CELEBRITY...

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The Things They Say 2646

12th August 2006 0:00

"My favourite (chat-up) line was crude: 'Do you wanna f**k or do I owe you an apology...' I got a good right cross every now and then." Country music...

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Cancer Prompts Crow To Get Healthy On Tour

12th August 2006 0:00

SHERYL CROW's cancer battle has prompted the rocker to ditch junk food for a healthy new diet. The SOAK UP THE SUN singer's upcoming tour rider...

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Lou Diamond Phillips Released

12th August 2006 0:00

LATEST: Actor LOU DIAMOND PHILLIPS has been released from police custody after he was arrested for suspicion of domestic violence early yesterday...

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Aguilera Pokes Fun At Storch On New Album Track

12th August 2006 0:00

CHRISTINA AGUILERA has started a new war of words by subtly dissing super-producer SCOTT STORCH on her new album BACK TO BASICS. The pop star signs...

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Thurman Gives Up On Marriage But Not On Love

12th August 2006 0:00

UMA THURMAN has given up on marriage after two failed attempts, but she's on the lookout for love and would consider a toyboy. The actress married...

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Bros Star Goss Gets Comeback Boost From Babyface

12th August 2006 0:00

Former BROS star MATT GOSS has been given a comeback boost - top producer KENNETH 'BABYFACE' EDMONDS wants to work on his new solo album. The R+B...

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Anthony And Lopez Duet Onstage

12th August 2006 0:00

MARC ANTHONY and JENNIFER LOPEZ took to the stage at New York's Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night (09AUG06) to perform for the first time in...

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Idol Stars Boost Tourism In Alabama

12th August 2006 0:00

The stars of AMERICAN IDOL are being used to help boost tourism in Alabama. State natives TAYLOR HICKS and RUBEN STUDDARD have both won the TV...

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Fascinating Fact 1950

12th August 2006 0:00

CLINT EASTWOOD, VINCE VAUGHN and CHRISTOPHER LEE share a Guinness world record - at six foot five inches (1.9 meters) each, the trio measure up as...

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The Things They Say 2648

12th August 2006 0:00

"It'll be called the 41 YEAR OLD WHORE. He just loves to have sex so much that he can't stop himself." Funnyman STEVE CARELL has plans for a 40 YEAR...

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Sister-in-law: 'Houston Could Have A Brain Tumour'

12th August 2006 0:00

WHITNEY HOUSTON's sister-in-law, TINA BROWN, has stunned the pop star's fans by revealing rumours the singer is suffering from a brain tumour could...

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Crow Urges Women To Get Tough On Cancer Diagnoses

12th August 2006 0:00

Cancer survivor SHERYL CROW is calling on all to demand better medical attention if doctors tell them they'll merely keep an eye on breast...

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Fascinating Fact 1952

12th August 2006 0:00

SPIDER-MAN creator STAN LEE taught judo when he was serving in the US Army.

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Sex-free Hilton Refuses To Ditch Ex Niarchos

12th August 2006 0:00

Celibate PARIS HILTON insists she'll keep smooching on-off boyfriend STAVROS NIARCHOS during her year-long sex ban. The socialite dumped shipping...

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Fascinating Fact 1948

12th August 2006 0:00

Rapper DMX owns 20 dogs.

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Mardin's Son Completes Dad's Final Tribute

12th August 2006 0:00

The tribute album music mogul ARIF MARDIN was recording when he died in June (06) will be completed by his producer son JOE. The Atlantic Records...

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Fascinating Fact 1951

12th August 2006 0:00

LINDSAY LOHAN has artist ANDY WARHOL's famous quote "In the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes" etched on her cigarette lighter.

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Fascinating Fact 1949

12th August 2006 0:00

R+B sensation RIHANNA's full name is ROBYN RIHANNA FENTY.

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Dillon At Risk From Central Park Cyclists

12th August 2006 0:00

Actor MATT DILLON always feels like tackling cyclists in New York's Central Park because they disrespect him when he's out running. The CRASH star...

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Xanadu Stars Get Their Skates On

12th August 2006 0:00

The ambitious producers of a new version of OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN's cult movie musical XANADU are planning to turn the project into a roller-disco...

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Jackson Hits Back At Secret Child Reports

12th August 2006 0:00

JANET JACKSON has blasted her ex-husband JAMES DeBARGE's family for making up stories about a secret child - because the kid involved is the singer's...

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Nativity Film Director Frustrated With Film Livestock

12th August 2006 0:00

Film-maker CATHERINE HARDWICKE struggled to shoot the birth of JESUS CHRIST for Christmas film THE NATIVITY STORY because a chosen cow was a nervous...

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The Things They Say 2647

12th August 2006 0:00

"Believe it or not, I'm a huge MICHAEL JACKSON fan. Old Michael, when Mike was black. He lost me after (album) THRILLER." Gangster rapper DMX enjoys...

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Aimee Mann Joins In The Christmas Fun

12th August 2006 0:00

Singer/songwriter AIMEE MANN has joined the summer Christmas (06) festivities after recording an album of holiday tunes for a new album. Mann joins...

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Cage Stunned By World Trade Center Gift

12th August 2006 0:00

NICOLAS CAGE was left stunned at the premiere of his hard-hitting new film WORLD TRADE CENTER when the firefighter he portrayed on screen handed him...

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The Things They Say 2645

12th August 2006 0:00

"We used Maker's Mark (whisky)." CHRISTINA AGUILERA explains how she obtained her raspy voice for one smoky track on her new album BACK TO BASICS.

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Brandy Dismisses First Marriage

12th August 2006 0:00

R+B star-turned-TV host BRANDY NORWOOD insists her first marriage to producer ROBERT SMITH didn't really exist - because she wasn't truly in love. ...

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