Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 14th June 2004

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Jackie Chan Gets A Haircut

14th June 2004 2:43

Martial arts hero JACKIE CHAN has stunned his colleagues and broken a longstanding tradition by cutting his hair short. The Hong Kong native has...

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Riches Starve Diesel Of Sex

14th June 2004 2:43

Hollywood actor VIN DIESEL has found a huge downside to becoming rich - he has a lot less sex then he did when he was poor. As a struggling...

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Rowling: Cafes Are Best Places To Write

14th June 2004 2:43

HARRY POTTER author JK ROWLING is convinced the best place to write her best-selling books is in cafes - despite being one of the world's most...

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Parker's Son Falls For English Girl

14th June 2004 2:43

SARAH JESSICA PARKER's one-year-old son JAMES has especially good memories of his recent family trip to Italy - because he fell for a British tot...

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Street Collects Lifetime Achievement Award

14th June 2004 2:43

Movie actress MERYL STREEP has been honoured by the prestigious AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE (AFI) in Los Angeles for her services to cinema. The...

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Moore And Stone: Cagney And Lacey?

14th June 2004 2:43

Movie producers are targeting DEMI MOORE and SHARON STONE for a big-screen version of hit '80s TV police show CAGNEY AND LACEY. Moore, 40, is...

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Hepburn Auction Surpasses Expectations

14th June 2004 2:43

Late screen legend KATHARINE HEPBURN's possessions have been sold for $5.8 million (GBP3.3 million) over the course of a two-day auction -...

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Moore Not To Make Blair Film

14th June 2004 2:43

Controversial director MICHAEL MOORE has rubbished reports he is to make a movie about the extent of British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR's...

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Affleck To Quit Starring Roles

14th June 2004 2:43

Movie actor BEN AFFLECK has decided to stop accepting starring roles in films - because he wants to quit the limelight. The JERSEY GIRL star,...

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Courteney Cox Has Baby Girl

14th June 2004 2:43

Former FRIENDS star COURTENEY COX got an extra-special early birthday present yesterday (13JUN04), when she and husband DAVID ARQUETTE became...

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Lee Ryan Dates Glamour Model

14th June 2004 2:43

BLUE hunk LEE RYAN is living up to his reputation as a ladies' man - by dating a British glamour model. The ALL RISE singer met sexy EMMA DAVIES...

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Fancy Dress Stewart Goes As His 1970s Self

14th June 2004 2:43

Veteran rocker ROD STEWART poked fun at himself last night (13JUN04) - when he attended a charity fancy dress ball dressed as his 1970s self. ...

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Keys: I'll Act Soon

14th June 2004 2:43

Singer ALICIA KEYS has no plans to launch a career as an actress at the moment - despite being offered roles by some of Hollywood's big hitters. ...

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Doherty 'Quits' Rehab

14th June 2004 2:43

LIBERTINES rocker PETE DOHERTY has fled a drugs rehabilitation centre in Thailand after just three days, reports a British newspaper. The singer...

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Church Buys Luxury Home

14th June 2004 2:43

Teen soprano CHARLOTTE CHURCH has forked out $720,000 (GBP400,000) on a luxury house - just down the road from where her parents live in Cardiff,...

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Madonna Recharges On Day Out With Kids

14th June 2004 2:43

Superstar MADONNA has found the perfect way to relax during her world tour - she played with her two children and husband GUY RITCHIE in New York's...

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Britney Spears To Launch New Fragrance

14th June 2004 2:43

BRITNEY SPEARS is branching out into the business world, by launching her own fragrance and accompanying beauty product line. The 22-year-old...

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Illness Keeps Combs Away From The Stage Again

14th June 2004 2:43

LATEST: SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS was forced to take another sick day from his hit Broadway play A RAISIN IN THE SUN yesterday (13JUN04), after...

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Ray Stark's Old Home Up For Sale

14th June 2004 9:41

The ranch owned by late Hollywood producer and agent RAY STARK has been put on the market for $15 million (GBP8.3 million). The FUNNY GIRL...

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Shelley Long Selling Recently-purchased Home

14th June 2004 9:41

Former CHEERS star SHELLEY LONG is selling her home in Brentwood,California - just three months after she bought it. The actress picked up the...

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Hamilton Knocks Over Actress - Then Invites Her To Lunch

14th June 2004 9:41

Actor GEORGE HAMILTON gave a young actress an unexpected bump in her day, when he accidentally knocked her over while leaving his limousine in New...

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Scott Moves To Malibu

14th June 2004 9:41

AMERICAN PIE hunk SEANN WILLIAM SCOTT has treated himself to a home in Malibu, California, for $4 million (GBP2.2 million). The five-bedroom...

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John C Reilly Speaks Out Against Logging

14th June 2004 9:41

Actor JOHN C REILLY recently returned to the location of his 1994 thriller THE RIVER WILD to speak out against logging. The OSCAR-nominated...

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Tom Hanks' 'Oddly-shaped' Head

14th June 2004 9:41

Hollywood actor TOM HANKS has a physical flaw he's constantly working to balance - his "oddly-shaped" head. The FORREST GUMP star admits the...

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Heidi Klum's Early Career Discouragement

14th June 2004 9:41

Supermodel HEIDI KLUM is still astounded she ever found career success - because she was always told she'd never make it big. The German beauty,...

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Chan Wants To Be A 'True Actor' Like De Niro

14th June 2004 9:41

RUSH HOUR star JACKIE CHAN is desperate to ditch his signature action movies to follow in the footsteps of ROBERT DE NIRO and DUSTIN HOFFMAN as a...

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Tom Hanks Recalls Encounter With French Police

14th June 2004 9:41

OSCAR-winning actor TOM HANKS is unimpressed with the French police, after he was stopped in his car for what appeared to be very little reason. ...

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Wyman Breaks Silence On Reagan

14th June 2004 9:41

Veteran actress JANE WYMAN broke her decades-long silence on ex-husband RONALD REAGAN to pay tribute to the former American president as he was...

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Mortensen Sued By Ex-wife

14th June 2004 9:41

THE LORD OF THE RINGS heart-throb VIGGO MORTENSEN is being sued by his ex-wife EXENE CERVENKA over child support payments. The Danish actor, 45,...

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2 Live Crew Star For Free Speech Honour

14th June 2004 9:41

2 LIVE CREW frontman LUTHER 'LUKE' CAMPBELL will be honoured at the FREE SPEECH COALITION's NIGHT OF THE STARS on 24 July (04). Actress SUSAN...

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Midler Takes Crash Course On Stepford Wives

14th June 2004 9:41

BETTE MIDLER had a lot of research to do after landing a role in the comedy remake of THE STEPFORD WIVES - because she had never seen the original...

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Ice-t's Lesbian Dogs

14th June 2004 9:41

Rapper ICE-T finds his fiancee COCO's two pet dogs fascinating - because they're lesbians. The hip-hop star and actor and his wife-to-be have...

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Rush Star's Trial Pushed Back

14th June 2004 9:41

The battery trial of RUSH guitarist ALEX LIFESON has been pushed to 13 September (04), following a defence motion. Lifeson, real name ALEX...

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Midler Stunned At Hilton's Post-sex Tape Survival

14th June 2004 9:41

BETTE MIDLER is stunned to see how PARIS HILTON has managed to still have her public image intact after the unveiling of her sex tape. While the...

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Russell Simmons' Wife Brands Diddy A 'Moron'

14th June 2004 9:41

SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS has been branded a "moron" by fellow rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS' wife KIMORA LEE SIMMONS for allegedly threatening to hit her -...

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Ice-t Rubbishes Hasselhoff Reports

14th June 2004 9:41

LATEST: Rapper ICE-T has broken the hearts of DAVID HASSELHOFF fans around the world after lashing out at reports he plans to produce a hip-hop...

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Ritchie Admits Early Doubts About Kabbalah

14th June 2004 9:41

MADONNA's director husband GUY RITCHIE was sceptical when he first heard about the Kabbalah - believing the religious group was after his wife's...

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Weaver Sells Colorado Home To Be Closer To Family

14th June 2004 13:48

Former GUNSMOKE star DENNIS WEAVER has finally decided to move into his Malibu, California, home full time - 20 years after buying it. The actor...

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Bloom Is Britain's Sexiest Actor

14th June 2004 13:48

TROY hunk ORLANDO BLOOM has beaten popular heart-throbs JUDE LAW, HUGH GRANT and EWAN McGREGOR in the battle for first place in SKY MOVIES'...

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Ford Second Choice For Greatest Films

14th June 2004 13:48

Fans of veteran actor HARRISON FORD are shocked to discover that he achieved his fame because other stars turned down his biggest roles. The...

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Bush Snr's Birthday Leap

14th June 2004 13:48

Ex US President GEORGE BUSH celebrated his 80th birthday yesterday (13JUN04) by skydiving from 4,000 metres (13,000 feet) above Texas. While his...

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Moss Hack And Craig's Scandalous Love Triangle

14th June 2004 13:48

Supermodel KATE MOSS's on/off boyfriend JEFFERSON HACK let her indulge in a raunchy snog with hunky actor DANIEL CRAIG as part of their bizarre...

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Cruise Becomes Real-life Delivery Man

14th June 2004 13:48

Hollywood hunk TOM CRUISE is astounded that no one recognised him when he worked as a real-life delivery man in preparation for his new film...

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Affleck Likens J.lo Split To Vomit

14th June 2004 13:48

Hollywood hunk BEN AFFLECK has likened his high-profile split from JENNIFER LOPEZ to "vomit" and is relieved she has moved on to MARC ANTHONY. ...

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Alec Baldwin Stays Tight-lipped In Court

14th June 2004 13:48

Actor ALEC BALDWIN has been slammed a "coward" after refusing to disclose any information in court during a $500,000 ($277,000) lawsuit against him...

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Carradine Accused Of Incest

14th June 2004 13:48

KILL BILL actor DAVID CARRADINE has been dubbed an "off-the-wall alcoholic" and accused of incest by his fourth wife. COCO D'ESTE, who is...

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Ice-t Took Up Acting To Buy Sports Cars

14th June 2004 13:48

Rapper ICE-T had just one reason for taking up acting - he wanted extra cash to buy a range of sports cars. Ice-T, who now stars in TV show LAW...

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Bourne Flaunts His 'Genius-like' Writing Talents

14th June 2004 13:48

BUSTED hunk JAMES BOURNE is preparing to multiply his wealth by using his "genius-like" writing talents to pen musical hits for the American...

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Vietnam Richie And Gaynor Gig Cancelled

14th June 2004 13:48

A star-studded concert in Vietnam featuring LIONEL RICHIE and GLORIA GAYNOR has been cancelled. Organisers of the gig at the capital Hanoi's...

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Frost's Brutal Boxing Scandal

14th June 2004 13:48

Former ATOMIC KITTEN star JENNY FROST has left British world boxing champion RICKY HATTON's match in disgrace after involving herself in a brutal...

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J.lo's Debut Store A Hit In Moscow

14th June 2004 13:48

Superstar JENNIFER LOPEZ has been given an extra special wedding present by Moscow fashion lovers after they snapped up nearly her entire J.LO BY...

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Carter Slams Rift Rumours With Hilton

14th June 2004 13:48

BACKSTREET BOYS hunk NICK CARTER has laughed off reports off a split with socialite PARIS HILTON - despite understanding why the media expects them...

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Madonna Fiercely Promotes Kabbalah At Gig

14th June 2004 13:48

Pop queen MADONNA will be fiercely promoting her controversial religion KABBALAH at the New York leg of her RE-INVENTION tour on Wednesday...

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Mccartney's Meat Ban

14th June 2004 13:48

Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has reportedly banned everyone working on his current world tour from eating meat. But crew members on the former...

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Madonna And Spears Plan Second Lesbian Kiss

14th June 2004 13:48

Pop legend MADONNA has delighted fans by asking superstar BRITNEY SPEARS to repeat their notorious lesbian kiss for her RE-INVENTION tour. The...

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Oprah Champions Tolstoy

14th June 2004 17:21

Chat show queen OPRAH WINFREY is being hailed for reinvigorating interest in Russian novelist LEO TOLSTOY's classic ANNA KARENINA - and helping it...

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Irwin In Trouble In Antarctica

14th June 2004 17:21

CROCODILE HUNTER STEVE IRWIN has landed in trouble with authorities in Australia after swimming with whales in water off Antarctica. ...

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De Niro: 'The Media Is A Dinosaur'

14th June 2004 17:21

Acting legend ROBERT DE NIRO is philosophical about press criticism of his movies, insisting it often has nothing to do with their quality. The...

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Mccartney Attacks Fashion Failure Rumours

14th June 2004 17:21

Celebrated fashion designer STELLA McCARTNEY has slammed reports her business has lost more than $12.6 million (GBP7 million) in the past two...

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Bratt Slams Troy Casting Agents

14th June 2004 17:21

Acting hunk BENJAMIN BRATT has slammed the decision to cast predominately white actors in epic blockbuster TROY - revealing he was turned down for...

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Schwimmer Slams Porn Star Fiancee Rumours

14th June 2004 17:21

FRIENDS star DAVID SCHWIMMER has attacked the press for claiming he was engaged to a porn star. The 37-year-old - who played ROSS in the hit TV...

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Affleck Apologises To Kevin Smith For J.lo Recommendation

14th June 2004 17:21

JERSEY GIRL star BEN AFFLECK has apologised to director pal KEVIN SMITH for recommending he cast ex-love JENNIFER LOPEZ in the poorly-received...

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Moore Enraged Over Fahrenheit 911 Rating

14th June 2004 17:21

Controversial filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE has slammed the American censors' decision to give his acclaimed documentary FAHRENHEIT 9/11 a R rating. ...

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Campbell's Sentence Delayed For Gig

14th June 2004 17:21

Country superstar GLEN CAMPBELL has been granted a temporary reprieve from his upcoming jail sentence - so he could perform at an important gig. ...

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Robinson In Fierce Slogan Dispute

14th June 2004 17:21

Soul legend SMOKEY ROBINSON is being sued by a chef for trademark infringement over a catchy slogan he says he has used for years to sell soup...

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Sharon Empathises With Addict Daughter Kelly

14th June 2004 17:21

Rock matriarch SHARON OSBOURNE has a strong empathy with her daughter KELLY's drink and drug problems - because she was once so heavily addicted...

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Wilson: 'New Band Are Better Than The Beach Boys'

14th June 2004 17:21

BRIAN WILSON is playing the best music of his career at the age of 61 - because he has found a band better than THE BEACH BOYS. The GOOD...

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Keys Devastated By Charles' Tragic Death

14th June 2004 17:21

R+B diva ALICIA KEYS is distraught about the death of soul legend RAY CHARLES and fears "soon all the greats will be gone". The FALLIN' singer...

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Happy Mondays Reunite For New Festival

14th June 2004 17:21

Rock outfit THE HAPPY MONDAYS are delighting fans by reuniting to headline new British music festival GET LOADED IN THE PARK this summer...

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Oasis Fear Glastonbury Reaction To New Songs

14th June 2004 17:21

British rockers OASIS are so nervous of getting a bad reception at the upcoming GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL, they have decided to play a set full of old...

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Aguilera: 'I'm In Love'

14th June 2004 17:21

CHRISTINA AGUILERA has spoken out for the first time about her boyfriend JORDAN BRATMAN, declaring herself "in love". But the singer - who has...

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