Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 15th April 2005

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Carter Pleads Not Guilty To Dui

15th April 2005 2:56

BACKSTREET BOYS heart-throb NICK CARTER pleaded not guilty to two drink driving-related charges Wednesday (13APR05). Carter's plea was phoned in...

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Jackson Accuser's Mother Talks About Crazy Kidnap Ordeal

15th April 2005 2:56

The mother of MICHAEL JACKSON's teenage child molestation accuser has testified in court she didn't call the police when she and her family were...

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Anderson's Book Shut Out Of Show

15th April 2005 2:56

PAMELA ANDERSON's new literary-themed sitcom will be missing one co-star - her steamy novel STAR. Publishing giant HARPERCOLLINS, which is owned...

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Woman Offers Stamos Her Daughters

15th April 2005 2:56

Single actor JOHN STAMOS was left spoilt for choice on a flight from Los Angeles to New York, when an attendant offered him two of her daughters. ...

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Jet, Djimon And Hayden To Set Sail With Sinbad?

15th April 2005 2:56

JET LI, DJIMON HOUNSOU and STAR WARS star HAYDEN CHRISTENSEN will set sail with KEANU REEVES in the updated SINBAD movie if director ROB COHEN gets...

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O'connell's Bachelor Turn Slammed

15th April 2005 2:56

CHARLIE O'CONNELL's starring role in reality TV show THE BACHELOR is suffering more than just low ratings - he's also been branded degrading by...

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Furlong Dating Ring Star

15th April 2005 2:56

TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY star EDWARD FURLONG has been romantically linked to THE RING actress RACHAEL BELLA. Furlong, 27, and 21-year-old...

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Robinson Takes Over Hunter's Rum Diary

15th April 2005 2:56

BENICIO DEL TORO has passed on directing a movie adaptation of HUNTER S THOMPSON's THE RUM DIARY because it has taken 18 months to get cameras...

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Crowe's Son Baptised

15th April 2005 2:56

Hollywood hardman RUSSELL CROWE's baby son CHARLES has been baptised in an intimate, family ceremony in New South Wales, Australia. Sentimental...

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Mcgregor Ban Star Wars Fans From Stage Door

15th April 2005 2:56

Actor EWAN McGREGOR has a warning for fans hoping to meet him at the stage door of his new London play - don't bring any STAR WARS memorabilia. ...

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Hilton And Richie Monkey Around For Burger King

15th April 2005 2:56

PARIS HILTON and NICOLE RICHIE have dreamed up a new slogan for fast food giant BURGER KING - with the help of twin monkeys. On their reality...

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Portia De Rossi Erases Tattoo Of Ex's Name

15th April 2005 2:56

Former ALLY McBEAL star PORTIA DE ROSSI is shedding a tattoo with her former partner's initials, after embarking on a romance with comedienne ELLEN...

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Fleiss Attacks Prison-bound Ex Sizemore

15th April 2005 2:56

Actor TOM SIZEMORE's bitter ex HEIDI FLEISS has accused the BLACK HAWK DOWN star of being a closet homosexual. The former Hollywood Madam won a...

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Simpson's Spitting Ritual

15th April 2005 2:56

ASHLEE SIMPSON refuses to go onstage for a live performance until somebody spits on her hand. The PIECES OF ME singer, 20, came up with the...

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Oasis Slammed By Bloc Party

15th April 2005 2:56

British rockers OASIS have come under fire from newcomers BLOC PARTY as they prepare to release their eagerly anticipated sixth studio album. ...

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Federline's Ex: 'Kev's A Good Dad'

15th April 2005 2:56

BRITNEY SPEARS' former love rival was among the first to congratulate the pop star and husband KEVIN FEDERLINE on their baby news - because her ex...

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Adams Snaps Stars For Style Book

15th April 2005 2:56

Rocker BRYAN ADAMS has teamed up with designer CALVIN KLEIN to create a photo book to benefit BREAST CANCER RESEARCH. The Canadian...

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Spears Fumes Over Baby Sex Quote

15th April 2005 2:56

LATEST: Pregnant pop star BRITNEY SPEARS has slammed American newspaper NEW YORK DAILY NEWS for reporting her publicist had clarified the sex of...

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Diddy Signs Deal With Warner Music

15th April 2005 2:56

SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS and WARNER MUSIC GROUP have inked a joint venture deal, giving the company a 50 per cent stake in the rap mogul's BAD BOY...

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Davis Working On Secret Agent Role

15th April 2005 9:04

Diminutive HARRY POTTER star WARWICK DAVIS is planning a new movie about a tiny secret agent. Davis, who first found fame in 1988 fantasy...

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Letterman Unsuitable For Jury Service

15th April 2005 9:04

LATEST: American chat show host DAVID LETTERMAN was deemed unsuitable for jury service after he presented a sketch show poking fun at life as a...

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Ashton: 'I Did Punk Vartan'

15th April 2005 9:04

LATEST: ASHTON KUTCHER and JENNIFER GARNER's ex MICHAEL VARTAN are at odds over the truth about a reported practical joke that went wrong. ...

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Paltrow's Memory Sliding

15th April 2005 9:04

Actress GWYNETH PALTROW is struggling to learn her lines for new movie RUNNING WITH SCISSORS - because motherhood has affected her memory. ...

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Bush Defends Spears' Pregnancy

15th April 2005 9:04

ONE TREE HILL star SOPHIA BUSH has leapt to the defence of pregnant popstar BRITNEY SPEARS, insisting people shouldn't judge her for starting a...

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Diddy Day Declared In Las Vegas

15th April 2005 9:04

Rap mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS is set for the ultimate honour in Las Vegas later this afternoon (15APR05), the declaration of 'Diddy Day'. The...

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Parton Clears Up Kissing Reports After Outrage

15th April 2005 9:04

DOLLY PARTON has moved to reassure fans she and SANDRA BULLOCK do not lock lips in the movie MISS CONGENIALITY 2: ARMED AND FABULOUS, after...

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Mesereau Caught In Kinky Sex Photos

15th April 2005 9:04

MICHAEL JACKSON's lawyer THOMAS MESEREAU has been left red-faced after pictures of him posing as the submissive partner of a dominatrix appeared in...

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Dash Bringing Urban Brand To Britain

15th April 2005 9:04

Hip-hop mogul DAMON DASH is planning to cash in on the urban youth culture explosion in the UK - after he identified the country's huge potential...

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Robson's Mum Upset With Shower Story

15th April 2005 9:04

Dancer WADE ROBSON's mother has spoken out in defence of MICHAEL JACKSON, after a former Neverland maid testified she saw the King of Pop showering...

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Rod's Daughter Set To Get Simple With Paris?

15th April 2005 9:04

LATEST: ROD STEWART's daughter KIMBERLY is being lined up to replace NICOLE RICHIE in hit reality TV show THE SIMPLE LIFE. Richie - whose dad is...

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Lewis Gets Out Of Speeding Fine By Signing Autograph

15th April 2005 9:04

Former child star EMMANUEL LEWIS got out of paying a speeding ticket, after giving his autograph and posing for a photo with police. Officer RON...

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Hilton To Promote Chicken Sandwiches?

15th April 2005 9:04

Hotel heiress PARIS HILTON has reportedly signed a deal to become the face of an American fast food chain. The blonde beauty will promote CARL'S...

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Barton Insists On Clean Language

15th April 2005 9:04

Actress MISCHA BARTON is so clean-cut, she reportedly scorns cast and crew who swear on the set of her hit TV show THE OC. And pals say the...

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Denton Compares Housewives Set To Day-care Centre

15th April 2005 9:04

Actor JAMES DENTON compares the set of his hit TV show DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES to a day-care centre - because the castmembers are constantly bringing...

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Jada's Boozy Background

15th April 2005 9:04

WILL SMITH's wife JADA PINKETT SMITH has been sober for eight years after she found herself at home guzzling two bottles of wine on her own. The...

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Bachchan Urges Bollywood To Boost Marketing

15th April 2005 9:04

Indian movie star AMITABH BACHCHAN has urged the Bollywood industry to revamp their poor marketing system, so the nation's films can be brought to...

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Landry Finds Love Again

15th April 2005 9:04

Actress ALI LANDRY has found love again, following her split from former SAVED BY THE BELL star MARIO LOPEZ. Almost a year after her ill-fated...

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Anna Nicole Blasts Her 'So-called' Sister

15th April 2005 9:04

Busty ANNA NICOLE SMITH is using her new gossip column in US tabloid NATIONAL ENQUIRER to attack her "so-called sister" for spreading malicious...

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Jackson: 'I'm Not Selling Beatles Back Catalogue'

15th April 2005 13:49

MICHAEL JACKSON has hit out at reports he may have to sell the rights to the BEATLES' back catalogue to clear his debts. Recent news reports...

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Shields Wants To Be A Londoner

15th April 2005 13:49

American actress BROOKE SHIELDS may only be starring in the London production of CHICAGO for nine weeks - but she's convinced she can become a...

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Bacall's Partner Is A Dog

15th April 2005 13:49

Legendary actress LAUREN BACALL has no need for a relationship with a man,because she's so happy living with her dog SOPHIE - who she refers to her...

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Hurley's Simian Employees Help With Fashion

15th April 2005 13:49

ELIZABETH HURLEY insists her movie production company SIMIAN FILMS will stay in business, despite its offices currently doubling as a fashion...

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Depardieu Insults Critic On Live Tv

15th April 2005 13:49

Veteran actor GERARD DEPARDIEU shocked TV viewers in his native France earlier this week (begs11APR05) when he insulted a fellow guest on a chat...

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Mendes Raves About 'Incredible' Winslet

15th April 2005 13:49

Director SAM MENDES insists his actress wife KATE WINSLET deserves much of the credit for his new movie JARHEAD - because she waited patiently by...

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Kidman Had Id Checked At Un Hq Each Day

15th April 2005 13:49

NICOLE KIDMAN was forced to wait in line each day for security checks while she filmed THE INTERPRETER in the UNITED NATIONS headquarters in New...

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Bloom Is Top UK Star

15th April 2005 13:49

Screen hunk ORLANDO BLOOM has topped a poll of Britain's most powerful stars. The survey by influential British movie magazine FILM REVIEW...

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Moore: 'I Want To Be A Bond Baddie'

15th April 2005 13:49

SIR ROGER MOORE is desperate to star in another JAMES BOND film, but this time as a power-hungry villain. The 77-year-old former 007 star wants...

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Berry Plans Tribute Gig For Johnson

15th April 2005 13:49

Veteran rocker CHUCK BERRY has vowed to arrange a tribute concert for his late friend and collaborator, pianist JOHNNIE JOHNSON, who died on...

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P Diddy Label Brings Out The Star In Women

15th April 2005 13:49

Rap mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS is launching his new line of SEAN JOHN womenswear - and dubbing it "fashion viagra". The entrepreneur's creations...

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Sting: 'Crowe's Single Will Fail'

15th April 2005 13:49

Rocker STING has embarrassingly slammed actor pal RUSSELL CROWE's new single RAEWYN. Crowe famously boasted about rock legends lavishing praise...

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'Pope John Paul: The Musical' On The Horizon

15th April 2005 13:49

PLACIDO DOMINGO is championing the concept of an opera based on the late POPE JOHN PAUL II. The legendary Spanish tenor encouraged his composer...

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Stone Honours Soul Legend With New Pooch

15th April 2005 13:49

British singing sensation JOSS STONE is thrilled with her 18th birthday present from boyfriend BEAU DOZIER - a puppy she has named after her hero...

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Outkast Settle With Rosa Parks

15th April 2005 13:49

OUTKAST finally settled a legal dispute with American civil rights veteran ROSA PARKS yesterday (14APR05), after a song on their 1998 album...

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Britney: 'I Won't Give Up Career For Baby'

15th April 2005 13:49

Pregnant pop babe BRITNEY SPEARS is determined to keep working after her baby is born. The ambitious TOXIC hitmaker plans to follow in the...

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Simmons Mediated Between Kfc And Peta

15th April 2005 17:33

Hip-hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS took on a mediatory role as fast food giants KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN (KFC) tried to make peace with animal rights...

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50 Cent's Reebok Ad Pulled In Britain

15th April 2005 17:33

50 CENT's controversial TV advertisement for sportswear giant REEBOK has been pulled in Britain following vehement complaints that it promotes gun...

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Hilton Excited About New Simple Life

15th April 2005 17:33

Hotel heiress PARIS HILTON is excited about the changes affecting hit TV series THE SIMPLE LIFE as it moves into its fourth season - and is hoping...

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Hitler Film Screened In Israel

15th April 2005 17:33

Controversial German film THE DOWNFALL (DER UNTERGANG), which focuses on ADOLF HITLER's "human side", is hitting Israeli screens just weeks after...

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Clueless Silverstone

15th April 2005 17:33

Actress and animal activist ALICIA SILVERSTONE twice sported a gown designed by J MENDEL despite the fashion house's penchant for using fur. The...

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The Wedding Singer Hits Broadway

15th April 2005 17:33

A stage version of hit movie THE WEDDING SINGER is set to take Broadway by storm next year (APR06). DREW BARRYMORE and ADAM SANDLER starred in...

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Jameson Takes Legal Action Against Publisher

15th April 2005 17:33

Porn star JENNA JAMESON is taking legal action to prevent her book publisher from claiming a cut of any future earnings from a proposed reality TV...

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Portman To Shave Head

15th April 2005 17:33

Screen beauty NATALIE PORTMAN will shaving her head for her role in upcoming film V FOR VENDETTA. The 23-year-old actress plays a woman who is...

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Prince Rainier's Funeral Takes Place In Monaco

15th April 2005 17:33

Distinguished guests from around the world have attended the funeral of PRINCE RAINIER III in Monaco today (15APR05). Europe's longest-ruling...

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Locals Want To Shut Down Costello Concerts

15th April 2005 17:33

A series of London concerts starring ELVIS COSTELLO, KATIE MELUA and WILL YOUNG are being targetted by local campaigners, who want the events...

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Grohl: 'Next Foo Fighters Album Will Go Down In History'

15th April 2005 17:33

Rocker DAVE GROHL wants his band the FOO FIGHTERS to be remembered for their upcoming double album - because he believes it's easily their best...

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Sentimental Spears Returns To Site Of Baby's Conception

15th April 2005 17:33

BRITNEY SPEARS and KEVIN FEDERLINE are buying an apartment in the same building as the Las Vegas hotel where their unborn baby was conceived. ...

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Cannes Shuns Madonna

15th April 2005 17:33

Pop legend MADONNA's hopes of securing a screening at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL next month (MAY05) have been dashed after organisers snubbed her...

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The Black Crowes Replace Drummer

15th April 2005 17:33

Southern rockers THE BLACK CROWES have changed drummers again - just seven dates into their reunion tour. The WISER TIME band, fronted by...

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Polish Director To Lift Lid On Wwii Massacre

15th April 2005 19:49

Polish director ANDRZEJ WAJDA is making a harrowing movie about the World War II Katyn massacre which took his father's life. The OSCAR winning...

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Anna Shows Off Her Singing Skills To Enrique's Voice Coach

15th April 2005 19:49

Tennis ace-turned-model ANNA KOURNIKOVA was left red-faced on national TV in America this morning (15APR05) when her boyfriend ENRIQUE IGLESIAS'...

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Blake's Bodyguard Hits Out At Former Pal's Snub

15th April 2005 19:49

Actor ROBERT BLAKE has been attacked by the bodyguard who stood by him and served jailtime as his accused co-conspirator in the murder of BONNY LEE...

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The Cure, B-52s + New Order Get Remixed

15th April 2005 19:49

Classic 1980s hits by DEVO, THE CURE, NEW ORDER, the B-52S and INXS are being remixed by today's top acts for a new tribute album to the era of...

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Borrell Asks Gallagher For Second Album Advice

15th April 2005 19:49

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL is so determined to make sure his band's second album is as good as possible, he's been asking NOEL GALLAGHER...

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Kasabian Boosted By Commercial Deal

15th April 2005 19:49

British rockers KASABIAN's bid to break the American market has been boosted by car manufacturer PONTIAC's decision to use one of their songs in a...

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Simpson Ignored Her Lip-synching Critics

15th April 2005 19:49

ASHLEE SIMPSON made herself put up with the constant criticism she faced in the aftermath of her lip-synching controversy, because losing her cool...

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Laryngitis Costs Mclachlan Dates

15th April 2005 19:49

Canadian singer SARAH McLACHLAN has been forced to postpone shows on her North American tour after coming down with laryngitis. The balladeer...

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Yoko To Headline All Tomorrow's Parties

15th April 2005 19:49

YOKO ONO will join PJ HARVEY at Britain's upcoming ALL TOMORROW'S PARTIES festival held at the Camber Sands holiday resort. The widow of JOHN...

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Diddy Dumped Beck After Rap Mistake

15th April 2005 19:49

Rap mogul P DIDDY has severed his ties with BECK after the LOSER singer messed up a planned reworking of ELTON JOHN's BENNY + THE JETS. Beck...

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50 Cent Still Unsure About His Mother's Sexuality

15th April 2005 19:49

Rapper 50 CENT is still puzzled about his mother's sexuality after he walked in on her kissing another woman when he was a kid. The IN DA CLUB...

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Movie Stars Get Set For Cricketing Reality Tv Show

15th April 2005 19:49

India's top movie stars are to face the country's cricket legends in a new reality TV show. Sixteen Bollywood stars will be trained by cricket...

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Stars Pay Tributes To Their Mums

15th April 2005 19:49

DAVID DUCHOVNY, JADA PINKETT SMITH, VIRGINIA MADSEN and BRITTANY MURPHY are among the stars hoping to give their mums a very special American...

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Alba's Fish Fears

15th April 2005 19:49

Actress JESSICA ALBA relied on her faith to get her through the shooting of new shark thriller INTO THE BLUE because she felt sure she was set to...

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Duchovny Plans Tattoo Honour For Son

15th April 2005 19:49

Actor DAVID DUCHOVNY is preparing for a trip to the tattoo parlour, so he can bear his son KYD MILLER's name permanently on his body. Duchovny,...

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Streisand Buys Rights To Dwarf Doctor's Story

15th April 2005 19:49

BARBRA STREISAND is set to team up with THE STATION AGENT star PETER DINKLAGE to tell the true story of DR BEN LAMBERT, who dedicated his life to...

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