Music, Movie and Entertainment News 14th December 2005

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New York Dolls Set Date For New Recording

14th December 2005 2:52

Reunited punk legends the NEW YORK DOLLS will begin recording together again on 15 January (06) - for the first time in more than 30 years. The...

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50 Cent To Become A Movie Producer

14th December 2005 2:52

Hip-hop star 50 CENT is adding to his bustling portfolio by becoming a movie producer. The IN DA CLUB rapper, real name CURTIS JACKSON, has...

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Anderson's Pole Dance Cut From John's Broadcast

14th December 2005 2:52

SIR ELTON JOHN's US broadcast of his Las Vegas state extravaganza THE RED PIANO proved to be too hot for TV network NBC when bosses edited out PAMELA...

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Turunen Threatened To Quit Nightwish Before Sacking

14th December 2005 2:52

Finnish singer TARJA TURUNEN threatened to quit metal band NIGHTWISH, before being sacked by her bandmates in October (05). Turunen was axed in a...

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Swedish Brothers Claim They Wrote Westlife Hit

14th December 2005 2:52

Swedish brothers TOMMI and KARRI RINNE insist they wrote the music for hit song YOU RAISE ME UP which topped the UK singles chart after being...

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U2 Top Touring Earners Of 2005

14th December 2005 2:52

Irish rockers U2 are the top earning touring band or artist this year (05), according to a chart compiled by US magazine Billboard. The BEAUTIFUL...

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Destiny's Child Split Yet To Hit Beyonce

14th December 2005 2:52

R+B singer BEYONCE KNOWLES is convinced the demise of DESTINY'S CHILD won't sink in properly until she begins work on her second solo album. ...

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Federline Denies Attacking Spears In Interview

14th December 2005 2:52

Pop beauty BRITNEY SPEARS has hit out at reports her husband KEVIN FEDERLINE has made damning comments about the state of their marriage. Spears...

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The Things They Say 851

14th December 2005 2:52

"I wanted to an astronaut growing up, but then at around 14 I realised I wanted to act like an astronaut, not actually be an astronaut." Actor JON...

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Collins Champions Censorship

14th December 2005 2:52

THE STUD actress JOAN COLLINS wishes there was more censorship, because she believes sex and violence are too commonplace in today's media. ...

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Clooney's Crafty Drinking Contest With Schwarzenegger

14th December 2005 2:52

GEORGE CLOONEY once left ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER in a drunken stupor, after cheating his way through a drinking contest. While working on their 1997...

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Johansson Enjoys Privacy In New York

14th December 2005 2:52

LOST IN TRANSLATION star SCARLETT JOHANSSON decided it was time to quit Los Angeles and return to her native New York City when she was photographed...

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Longoria Thankful To Be Finally Nominated

14th December 2005 2:52

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA has thanked her fans for supporting her, after finally scooping a Golden Globe nomination. The sexy actress...

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Pryor Wanted Clemency For Williams

14th December 2005 2:52

Late comedian RICHARD PRYOR strongly opposed the execution of former gang leader STANLEY 'TOOKIE' WILLIAMS, who was put to death yesterday morning...

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Aniston Seeks Solace In Greece

14th December 2005 2:52

JENNIFER ANISTON is planning a trip to Greece to explore her family's roots in a bid to escape the limelight. The former FRIENDS actress is...

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Farrell Fights Off Overdose Reports

14th December 2005 2:52

LATEST: As Irish actor COLIN FARRELL recovers from exhaustion, he's fighting off a fresh set of reports suggesting he was hospitalised after taking...

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Schwarzenegger Shunned In Austria Following Execution

14th December 2005 2:52

California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER's refusal to grant former gang leader STANLEY 'TOOKIE' WILLIAMS clemency has sparked outrage in his native...

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The Things They Say 850

14th December 2005 2:52

"LIL' JON is like a borderline alcoholic so I think I'd get him like a lifetime supply of Patron (tequila)." Rapper LUDACRIS plans his Christmas...

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Cruise Blasted By 9/11 Firefighters

14th December 2005 9:43

Outspoken actor TOM CRUISE has been criticised by firefighters suffering the effects of smoke inhalation from the World Trade Center terrorist...

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Richie's Split Inspires T-shirts

14th December 2005 9:43

LIONEL RICHIE's daughter NICOLE has inspired a new range of T-shirts, following her split from her fiance ADAM 'DJ AM' GOLDSTEIN. Nicole and her...

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Nightwish Seeking New Sound With Turunen Replacement

14th December 2005 9:43

Finnish rockers NIGHTWISH are not concentrating solely on singing skills as they search for a TARJA TURUNEN's replacement - they also require beauty...

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Barker And Young Head To Head

14th December 2005 9:43

Rocker TRAVIS BARKER and NO DOUBT star ADRIAN YOUNG are planning a face off to see who is the better drummer of the two. Barker and Young will...

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Ludacris Urges Simpson To Get Bottom Boost

14th December 2005 9:43

JESSICA SIMPSON needs to start taking shots to boost her buttocks, according to rapper LUDACRIS. Simpson, who recently split from her husband NICK...

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Snoop Dogg's Mother Launches Anti-gang Campaign

14th December 2005 9:43

SNOOP DOGG's mother is hoping to recruit the mothers of BRITNEY SPEARS, BEYONCE KNOWLES and HILARY DUFF to back a new campaign to steer children away...

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Legend Launching Brother's Career

14th December 2005 9:43

Soul sensation JOHN LEGEND has asked fans to keep an eye on his newest rival - younger brother VAUGHN. The GIFTED singer, who grabbed eight...

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Blur Cancel Intimate London Gig

14th December 2005 9:43

British rockers BLUR have cancelled a London live show because they don't feel ready to perform on stage yet. Remaining members DAMON ALBARN, ALEX...

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Zhang Ziyi's High-flying Ambition

14th December 2005 9:43

Chinese star ZHANG ZIYI dreamed of being an air hostess when she was younger - because they represent everything she longs to be. The HOUSE OF...

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Serkis Has No Complaints Over King Kong Recognition

14th December 2005 9:43

Actor ANDY SERKIS refuses to worry about his input providing motion capture and facial expressions for the computer generated KING KONG going...

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Fiennes' Underwear Embarrassment

14th December 2005 9:43

British actor RALPH FIENNES is careful about the underwear he wears, after exposing his polka dot boxer shorts to a theatre audience. The RED...

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Miller's Drunken Poetry Fun

14th December 2005 9:43

Stunning actress SIENNA MILLER has a favourite activity she likes to indulge in after a drunken night - poetry reading. The ALFIE star, 24, admits...

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Narnia Works Its Magic At UK Box Office

14th December 2005 9:43

THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE fought off competition from HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE to become a...

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Earthquake Hits King Kong Screening

14th December 2005 9:43

A special screening of PETER JACKSON's new blockbuster KING KONG was rocked by an earthquake yesterday (13DEC05) in Wellington, New Zealand. The...

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Hannah To Expose Human Trafficking

14th December 2005 9:43

KILL BILL star DARYL HANNAH is spending her Christmas holidays in a secret location working on a documentary exposing human trafficking. The...

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Morissette's Terrifying Globe Phone Call

14th December 2005 13:27

ALANIS MORISSETTE was terrified when she started receiving dozens of phone calls congratulating her on her Golden Globe nomination yesterday...

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Prince 'Happy' With New Deal

14th December 2005 13:27

LATEST: Reclusive superstar PRINCE is confident his new record deal with Universal will not condemn him to "a slave ship" - despite his...

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New Jackson Reality Tv Show Proposed

14th December 2005 13:27

A reality TV show featuring members of MICHAEL JACKSON's immediate family trying to make a pop comeback is being proposed. Music producer CORY...

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Principal To Be Branson's First Female Space Tourist

14th December 2005 13:27

Former DALLAS actress VICTORIA PRINCIPAL will be the first female passenger on SIR RICHARD BRANSON's commercial space flights in 2008. The...

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Bell Slams Gay Rumours

14th December 2005 13:27

BILLY ELLIOTT star JAMIE BELL has slammed "absurd" reports he is homosexual. Bell's sexuality was called into question when he moved into Billy...

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Knightley Brought Back Down To Earth

14th December 2005 13:27

British film star KEIRA KNIGHTLEY was swiftly brought back down to earth after hearing of her Golden Globe nomination yesterday (13DEC05) - after her...

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Dalle Defends Jailed Husband

14th December 2005 13:27

French actress BEATRICE DALLE leaped to the defence of her husband GUENAEL MEZIANI, who is currently on trial for rape, in court yesterday...

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Aniston Laughs Off Pregnancy Rumours

14th December 2005 13:27

Former FRIENDS star JENNIFER ANISTON has laughed off reports she is pregnant with VINCE VAUGHN's baby - despite declaring she wants to have children...

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Pryor's Wife Pays Tribute

14th December 2005 13:27

RICHARD PRYOR's widow JENNIFER LEE PRYOR has paid tribute to her late husband, admitting he could be "an angel and a demon". The comedian died of...

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Basinger/baldwin Court Battle Over

14th December 2005 13:27

LATEST: KIM BASINGER and ALEC BALDWIN's epic two year custody battle for their daughter has come to an apparent end after a hearing in a Los Angeles...

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Idlewild Split With Label

14th December 2005 13:27

Scottish band IDLEWILD have split from their record company EMI/Parlophone after eight years together. The YOU HELD THE WORLD IN YOUR ARMS...

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Shakira Plans 'More Balance' In Life

14th December 2005 13:27

Industrious pop star SHAKIRA is hoping the new year (06) will see a more relaxed pace of life - despite plans to embark on a massive tour. The...

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Mylo Mocks Bush In Video

14th December 2005 13:27

Dance star MYLO has attacked US President GEORGE W BUSH in his new video, which depicts the leader cavorting with prostitutes. The Scottish DJ,...

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Gallagher Slams 'Dopey' Oasis Fans

14th December 2005 13:27

Rocker NOEL GALLAGHER has slammed fans of his band - deeming OASIS devotees "dopey". The DON'T LOOK BACK IN ANGER hitmaker hates being approached...

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Cliff Richard: 'The Church Needs To Accept Gays Exist'

14th December 2005 17:22

Christian pop legend SIR CLIFF RICHARD has urged the Church to "learn to deal" with homosexuality, and accept the world is very different from when...

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Fuller Takes Over Elvis Legacy

14th December 2005 17:22

AMERICAN IDOL creator SIMON FULLER is taking charge of ELVIS PRESLEY's musical legacy in a bid to continue the late star's enduring popularity. ...

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U2, Carey And Stefani Win Mtv Immies

14th December 2005 17:22

U2, MARIAH CAREY and GWEN STEFANI were the international winners at this year's (06) MTV India's IMMIES awards. The Irish supergroup were named...

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Jimmy Page Picks Up Obe

14th December 2005 17:22

Legendary guitarist JIMMY PAGE received his Officer Of The Order Of The British Empire (OBE) from British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II in London today...

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Kanye Stalls Grammy Promise

14th December 2005 17:22

Confident rapper KANYE WEST has delayed his promise to win the Album Of The Year award at next year's (FEB06) Grammys - because he is yet to listen...

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M*a*s*h Actor Honoured With A Star

14th December 2005 17:22

M*A*S*H surgeon WAYNE ROGERS has been honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. The screen doctor was joined by former castmates from...

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Leary Upsets Catholics

14th December 2005 17:22

Comedian DENIS LEARY has upset Catholic groups after mocking Christmas during his TV special DENIS LEARY'S MERRY F#%$IN' CHRISTMAS. The RESCUE ME...

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Belgium Royals Welcome Twins

14th December 2005 17:22

Belgium royal couple PRINCE LAURENT and PRINCESS CLAIRE are celebrating after the British-born princess gave birth to twin boys on Tuesday night...

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Ledger 'Surprised' By Globe Nominations

14th December 2005 17:22

Australian star HEATH LEDGER was shocked to hear of his Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor yesterday (13DEC05), because he never dreamed...

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Spielberg Mentor 'Saddened' By Viacom Deal

14th December 2005 17:22

STEVEN SPIELBERG's mentor SID SHEINBERG is "saddened" by his protege's deal to sell DreamWorks to Viacom. On Sunday (11DEC05), Spielberg agreed to...

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Bundchen Replaces Thurman At Louis Vuitton

14th December 2005 17:22

Brazilian supermodel GISELE BUNDCHEN is taking over UMA THURMAN's role as the face of luxury goods label Louis Vuitton. PULP FICTION actress...

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Nyc Mayor Attends Damon Wedding

14th December 2005 17:22

LATEST: New York City Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG was one of the few guests to attend MATT DAMON's quickie wedding to LUCIANA BARROSO in the Big Apple on...

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King Kong Given Giant Launch

14th December 2005 17:22

Gorilla epic KING KONG is set to charge into cinema history when it is given one of the biggest film launches ever seen in America. Universal...

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Aniston Slams 'Stupid' Post-pitt Rumours

14th December 2005 17:22

JENNIFER ANISTON has slammed the "stupid rumours" surrounding her since her high-profile split from ex-husband BRAD PITT. The former FRIENDS...

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Watts Breaks Schreiber Silence

14th December 2005 17:22

Australian actress NAOMI WATTS have finally broken her silence over her relationship with LIEV SCHREIBER, declaring "we understand each other very...

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Hawkins Proud Of Slamming Blair

14th December 2005 17:22

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS's proudest moment is calling British prime minister TONY BLAIR a "murderer". The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED...

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Cliff Richard Finds New Selling Methods

14th December 2005 17:22

Veteran pop star SIR CLIFF RICHARD has been forced to find new ways to market and sell his new album, following a ban of his music by British radio...

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Weller: 'I Will Never Play With The Jam Again'

14th December 2005 17:22

PAUL WELLER has again ruled out the possibility of THE JAM getting back together, dismissing the notion as a "sad cabaret". Weller split with his...

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Aniston Terrified Of Gangster Paparazzi

14th December 2005 21:22

JENNIFER ANISTON has grown terrified of taking to the streets of Los Angeles in her car because she is being followed by hardened criminals who will...

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The Things They Say 853

14th December 2005 21:22

"The best gifts I ever got from fans were a Narcotics Anonymous key chain and a handwritten letter in blood." NINE INCH NAILS star TRENT REZNOR...

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The Smiths Faced Status Quo Collaboration

14th December 2005 21:22

British rockers THE SMITHS almost ended up collaborating with STATUS QUO guitarist RICK PARFITT in the mid-1980s, when the inebriated wildman...

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The Things They Say 852

14th December 2005 21:22

"If MICHAEL JACKSON could write a song for a rat I could write a song for NOELLE." GLORIA ESTEFAN defends her decision to write a ballad dedicated to...

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Seal To Play Bond Baddie?

14th December 2005 21:22

Pop star SEAL is in negotiations to make his big screen debut as a JAMES BOND baddie. The KISS FROM A ROSE singer is reportedly in talks to play a...

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Richard Blasts Media Over Bedingfield Press

14th December 2005 21:22

Veteran singer SIR CLIFF RICHARD has lashed out at the British media for their harsh treatment of fellow pop star DANIEL BEDINGFIELD. The...

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Weller Almost Quit Music For Gardening

14th December 2005 21:22

British rocker PAUL WELLER was so serious about quitting his music career to become a gardener he designed a psychedelic logo for a van to hold his...

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Hawkins Hates Blair Tax

14th December 2005 21:22

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS resents his band's success - because he has to pay thousands of pounds (dollars) in tax to British Prime...

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Eminem Tops Us Album Chart

14th December 2005 21:22

EMINEM's first hits compilation CURTAIN CALL has stormed to the top spot in the US charts after selling 441,000 copies in its opening week. New...

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Lohan's Dad Records A Response

14th December 2005 21:22

LINDSAY LOHAN's estranged father MICHAEL has responded to his daughter's song CONFESSIONS OF A BROKEN HEART (DAUGHTER TO FATHER), which criticises...

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Richard Amazed By Fuss Over Blair Relationship

14th December 2005 21:22

British singer SIR CLIFF RICHARD is amazed by the media frenzy surrounding his decision to allow Prime Minister TONY BLAIR to stay at his holiday...

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Fascinating Fact 665

14th December 2005 21:22

M*A*S*H star DAVID OGDEN STIERS is back in the army - the actor, who played MAJOR CHARLES EMERSON WINCHESTER III in the hit TV series, portrays...

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Star Trek Captains To Team Up?

14th December 2005 21:22

STAR TREK captains WILLIAM SHATNER, PATRICK STEWART and SCOTT BAKULA are set to join forces in a new movie. The trio will reportedly star in the...

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The Things They Say 854

14th December 2005 21:22

"I was two stages over when I was filming RUMOR HAS IT so I got to visit the set. It was pathetic. I went up to my dressing room and sat there."...

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Hoffman + Rockwell Join Batman Baddies List

14th December 2005 21:22

Actors PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN and SAM ROCKWELL have added their names to the growing list of BATMAN baddie wannabes after reportedly expressing...

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A Lifeline For Arrested Development?

14th December 2005 21:22

Emmy-winning comedy ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT is set to be saved by US TV networks Showtime and ABC, after being dropped by Fox. Executives at Showtime...

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Aniston's Mother Shows Her How Not To Cope With A Divorce

14th December 2005 21:22

JENNIFER ANISTON credits her mother for showing her how not to deal with a marriage break-up. The actress recalled her mother's inability to cope...

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Mortensen Defends Bush Criticism

14th December 2005 21:22

THE LORD OF THE RINGS star VIGGO MORTENSEN refuses to apologise for his recent attack on US President GEORGE BUSH - maintaining the political leader...

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Watts: 'Ledger Romance Was Doomed'

14th December 2005 21:22

Actress NAOMI WATTS always knew her failed romance HEATH LEDGER was doomed, insisting they both "knew that there wasn't a forever plan". The 21...

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Chappelle Sued By Former Manager

14th December 2005 21:22

Funnyman DAVE CHAPPELLE is facing a court battle with his former manager MUSTAFA ABUELHIJA, who claims the comedian owes him a portion of his TV show...

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