Music, Movie and Entertainment News 15th August 2005

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Jessica Alba Wants Fantastic Babies

15th August 2005 2:46

JESSICA ALBA loved making FANTASTIC FOUR so much, she's come up with her own ideas for two sequels. The actress is desperate to reprise her role...

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Scarlett Johansson's Fan Revenge

15th August 2005 2:46

SCARLETT JOHANSSON hates being stared at by fans so much, she has perfected the perfect revenge - she stares back. The beautiful actress gets...

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Selma Or Salma?

15th August 2005 2:46

SELMA BLAIR is so sick of being mistaken for SALMA HAYEK, she puts on a Spanish accent and plays along when people get confused. They look nothing...

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Paltrow's Proof Trauma

15th August 2005 2:46

GWYNETH PALTROW is promising her performance in the big screen adaptation of PROOF will be very different from her appearances in the stage original...

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Longoria's Vibrator Trauma

15th August 2005 2:46

TV beauty EVA LONGORIA was stunned by the response to a magazine interview she gave confessing her love of vibrators - she was sent hundreds of sex...

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Cleese To Undergo Colon Surgery

15th August 2005 2:46

Comic legend JOHN CLEESE is to undergo surgery on his colon to alleviate diverticulitis - and he plans to auction the parts of his anatomy surgeons...

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Hilton's Celebrity Dog Swap

15th August 2005 2:46

Celebrity socialite PARIS HILTON has reportedly ditched her dog TINKERBELL because she has grown too large to be a fashion accessory. THE SIMPLE...

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Ryan Leaves Lovers Disappointed

15th August 2005 2:46

British pop star LEE RYAN leaves many of his lovers disappointed, because they expect a long-lasting liaison with the singer famed for his successful...

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David Expresses Grandmother Grief On New Track

15th August 2005 2:46

R+B star CRAIG DAVID helped deal with the grief he suffered following his grandmother's death last year (04) by writing a song in tribute to his...

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Lee Fears X-ray Ride Made Him Sterile

15th August 2005 2:46

MOTLEY CRUE rocker TOMMY LEE fears he is sterile after riding through an airport x-ray machine in Germany. The heavily-pierced drummer became so...

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Blunt Matches Dion

15th August 2005 2:46

Singer/songwriter JAMES BLUNT has topped the UK singles and album charts for the fifth successive week - a feat last made by CELINE DION. Blunt's...

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Cher Regrets Missed Pitt Kiss Chance

15th August 2005 2:46

Pop superstar CHER is still kicking herself after turning down the chance to smooch BRAD PITT on the big screen. The singer/actress was offered...

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Amerie: 'I Feel Sorry For Katie's Ex'

15th August 2005 2:46

R+B singer AMERIE had mixed emotions when KATIE HOLMES become engaged to TOM CRUISE, because she felt sorry for the WONDER BOYS beauty's ex-fiance...

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Poullain Resented Hawkin's Girlfriend

15th August 2005 2:46

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS knew he had to sack original bassist FRANKIE POULLAIN when he struggled to accept his girlfriend SUE WHITEHOUSE...

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Doherty Arrested For Drug Possession

15th August 2005 2:46

Troubled British rocker PETE DOHERTY was held by Norwegian customs officers on Friday (12AUG05) on suspicion of possessing drugs - and was only freed...

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Ozzy Quits Ozzfest Due To Throat Problems

15th August 2005 2:46

Legendary heavy rocker OZZY OSBOURNE will retire from his annual OZZFEST extravaganza after struggling with recurrent throat problems during this...

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Kidd Inspired By Her Parents' Marriage

15th August 2005 2:46

British catwalk queen JODIE KIDD is so inspired by her parents' passionate marriage, she has warned fiance AIDAN BUTLER they will be married for...

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Damon's Painful Karma

15th August 2005 9:20

Hollywood actor MATT DAMON has painful memories of what happens if you lie on your resume, from very early in his career. The star urges wannabe...

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Carell Was 'Too Nice' To Get Work

15th August 2005 9:20

Comedian STEVE CARELL had to wait years for his Hollywood break because he's too nice, according to the director of his new movie. The 41-year-old...

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Schiffer Explains Her 'German' Behaviour

15th August 2005 9:20

Supermodel CLAUDIA SCHIFFER considers herself "typically German" because she lets nothing go to waste, despite her incredible wealth. Schiffer,...

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Nine Lives Wins Top Prize At Locarno

15th August 2005 9:20

American movie NINE LIVES has won the coveted Golden Leopard prize at the Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland. Director RODRIGO GARCIA's film,...

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Fbi Held A File On Bob Hope

15th August 2005 9:20

The FBI kept a top secret file on late comedian BOB HOPE because of jokes he made about the US Government and FBI head J EDGAR HOOVER. The file...

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Jackson: 'Ageing Makes Me Sexier'

15th August 2005 9:20

JANET JACKSON is convinced she is getting more feminine and sexy the older she gets. The 39-year-old pop superstar still doesn't find herself...

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Tommy Lee's Foot Fetish

15th August 2005 9:20

Rocker TOMMY LEE attributes his life-long obsession with women's feet to his mother. The MOTLEY CRUE star has had the fetish since childhood, when...

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Simpson Wants To Save The World

15th August 2005 9:20

JESSICA SIMPSON wants to save the world before having children with husband NICK LACHEY. The singer/actress turned 25 last month (JUL05), but she...

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Duran Duran Prefer Older Groupies

15th August 2005 9:20

Eighties rockers DURAN DURAN are revelling in their comeback - because their groupies look better than in their 1980s heyday. The band have made a...

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Amerie Knows The Real Holmes

15th August 2005 9:20

R+B superstar AMERIE is adamant KATIE HOLMES' public image hides her true persona, because she knows the real person behind the hype surrounding her...

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Ryder Waves Goodbye To Drugs And Greets Fitness

15th August 2005 9:20

HAPPY MONDAYS frontman SHAUN RYDER has denounced his former drug-taking lifestyle and adopted a keep-fit regime as part of an all-body make-over. ...

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Stones Track Performed By Beatles To Be Released

15th August 2005 9:20

New footage of members of THE BEATLES playing a ROLLING STONES song has emerged and will be aired for the first time on a forthcoming DVD. ...

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Zappa's Nude Treat For Blair

15th August 2005 9:20

SELMA BLAIR's musician husband AHMET ZAPPA cheers her up when she's depressed by riding objects around their house in the nude. The actress admits...

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Knoxville's Daughter Shows A Talent For Gambling

15th August 2005 9:20

JOHNNY KNOXVILLE's nine-year-old daughter became addicted to gambling on horses after the JACKASS star took her to a racetrack for a day out. ...

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Mortensen's Fish Charm

15th August 2005 9:20

VIGGO MORTENSEN used an unusual lucky charm on the set of new movie A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE - a life-size plastic fish. The LORD OF THE RINGS star...

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Wahlberg Bans Daughter From Watching Boogie Nights

15th August 2005 9:20

MARK WAHLBERG has banned his baby daughter from ever watching his raunchy performance in BOOGIE NIGHTS. The actor plays a porn star in director...

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Lilly Defends Lost Cast

15th August 2005 13:50

LOST star EVANGELINE LILLY has blasted criticism the cast of the hit US TV drama look too glamorous to be real plane crash survivors. The...

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Spy Probe To Shed Light On Diana Death

15th August 2005 13:50

A French secret agent is under pressure to reveal what could be crucial evidence regarding the death of British royal DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES in a...

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Tyson Questioned Over Assault

15th August 2005 13:50

Fallen boxing champion MIKE TYSON is being questioned by police over claims he assaulted a woman who refused to take his cocaine and have sex with...

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Webbe's Eight-year-old Minder

15th August 2005 13:50

Former BLUE star SIMON WEBBE has a new way of suppressing star-struck female fans - his over-protective daughter ALANAH. Alanah, aged eight,...

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Lohan Won't Do As She's Told

15th August 2005 13:50

Teen singer / actress LINDSAY LOHAN is so frustrated with her peers constantly offering their advice, she deliberately never does what she's told. ...

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Fascinating Fact 26

15th August 2005 13:50

FRANZ FERDINAND's eagerly awaited second album, YOU COULD HAVE IT SO MUCH BETTER... WITH FRANZ FERDINAND, will be released in Japan three weeks...

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Keane Cancel U2 Date After Chaplin Falls Ill

15th August 2005 13:50

KEANE frontman TOM CHAPLIN has fallen ill with a serious throat infection - forcing the band to ditch their hotly anticipated performance with U2 in...

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Paltrow Ruins Hollywood Novelty For Martin

15th August 2005 13:50

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN is disappointed his marriage to movie actress GWYNETH PALTROW has ruined the novelty of meeting Hollywood...

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Costello Dismisses Madonna

15th August 2005 13:50

Veteran rocker ELVIS COSTELLO has dismissed the talents of MADONNA, insisting she makes a convincing performer but has a limited range as a...

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U2 Stars Awarded Portuguese Humanitarian Honour

15th August 2005 13:50

Veteran rockers U2 have been awarded the highest honour Portugal has in recognition of their tireless humanitarian work. The Irish stars - singer...

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Jackson Juror Labels Singer A 'Mummy'

15th August 2005 13:50

A tell-all juror in the MICHAEL JACKSON trial has blasted the singer for having a face like a "mummy" and dressing like a clown. RAY HULTMAN - who...

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Fascinating Fact 27

15th August 2005 13:50

American comedienne ELLEN DeGENERES has been selected to host the Emmy Awards, which are being held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on 18...

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Conti In Shirley Valentine Confusion

15th August 2005 13:50

Actor TOM CONTI shocked British tourists when he visited Greece recently - because as soon as they spotted him they were convinced they were suddenly...

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Griffith Worked As Stable Hand On Husband's Movie

15th August 2005 13:50

Hollywood actress MELANIE GRIFFITH accepted a mere $25 (GBP14) per day job as a stable hand on the set of her husband ANTONIO BANDERAS' new action...

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Gilliam Searches For A Vagrant To Fill His Vacant Hotel Room

15th August 2005 13:50

TWELVE MONKEYS director TERRY GILLIAM was outraged when a New York hotel charged him for an extra day when he vacated his room just a few minutes...

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The Sopranos To Continue As Its Sixth Season Is Extended

15th August 2005 13:50

THE SOPRANOS will have eight more episodes filmed as part of its sixth season, fuelling speculation the TV mafia drama will not finish at its...

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Cross Cringes At Sex Scenes

15th August 2005 13:50

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star MARCIA CROSS hates filming steamy love scenes, as she gets embarrassed stripping off and making out in front of an entire...

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Schiffer's Husband Proposed With Tortoise

15th August 2005 17:38

Supermodel CLAUDIA SCHIFFER realised she had found true love with husband MATTHEW VAUGHAN when she gratefully accepted a tortoise instead of an...

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Knightley: 'I Love It When Scott Insults Me'

15th August 2005 17:38

Hollywood actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY simply laughs when British director TONY SCOTT calls her "f**king ugly", because she loves him so much. The...

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Moore Fuels Pregnancy Rumours

15th August 2005 17:38

Hollywood actress DEMI MOORE and her actor toyboy ASHTON KUTCHER are shunning parties to stay at home because they are trying for a baby. The...

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Kutcher Cleans Up At Teen Awards

15th August 2005 17:38

Actor ASHTON KUTCHER and new movie THE NOTEBOOK were the big winners at the 2005 Teen Choice Awards at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City,...

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Costello: 'The Gap Stays'

15th August 2005 17:38

British singer/songwriter ELVIS COSTELLO has vowed never to have his smile fixed because he loves the gap between his teeth and considers them as...

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Amerie Dismisses Drugs For God

15th August 2005 17:38

R+B singer AMERIE avoids drug-fuelled parties because she fears impure environments will damage her voice. The 1 THING beauty ensure she steers...

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Sting Thinks Before He Speaks

15th August 2005 17:38

British rock star STING fears press interviews because he once offended a whole town with his flippant comments. The 53-year-old hitmaker is still...

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Sharon To Make More Time For Herself

15th August 2005 17:38

Rock matriarch SHARON OSBOURNE has vowed to make more time for herself after dedicating the past 30 years to her family. The busy star has been...

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Madonna Finds New Image With Price

15th August 2005 17:38

Pop queen MADONNA has teamed up with producer STUART PRICE to create a brand new sound for her upcoming album CONFESSIONS ON A DANCEFLOOR. The...

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Duff: 'I'd Rather Sing Off-key Than Mime'

15th August 2005 17:38

American singer HILARY DUFF refuses to mime on her current MOST WANTED tour because it ruins the spontaneity of music but insists she respects fellow...

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Mottola Urges Lohan To Direct

15th August 2005 17:38

Teen sensation LINDSAY LOHAN is likely to make her directorial debut on the video of her next song, after impressing CASABLANCA head TOMMY MOTTOLA...

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Cardinals Cancel American Tour

15th August 2005 17:38

Rockers RYAN ADAMS AND THE CARDINALS have axed their forthcoming American tour after the band caught a mystery illness during a recent trip to...

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The Things They Say 25

15th August 2005 17:38

"Getting out there and suck and f**k and drink and go to work the next morning - I'm not there any more." Movie mogul TONY SCOTT turns his back on...

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Caine's Secret To Lasting Love

15th August 2005 17:38

SIR MICHAEL CAINE is still madly in love with SHAKIRA his wife of 32 years, and insists their secret is remaining completely equal. The...

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Connelly Ashamed Of Her Acting Past

15th August 2005 17:38

A BEAUTIFUL MIND star JENNIFER CONNELLY finds her early films excruciating to watch on screen because they don't reflect the person she has now...

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West: 'Batman Was Comedy'

15th August 2005 17:38

Original BATMAN star ADAM WEST hates big-budget remakes of the comic-inspired series because he thinks modern Batman actors like CHRISTIAN BALE and...

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Sandrelli And Miyazaki Set For Venice Honours

15th August 2005 17:38

Italian actress STEFANIA SANDRELLI and Japanese film director HAYAO MIYAZAKI will be presented with the prestigious Golden Lions at this year's...

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Schwarzenegger Backs Out Of Westworld

15th August 2005 21:26

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER has been forced to back out of starring in the remake of sci-fi thriller WESTWORLD, because he's too busy with his role as...

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Generous Fan Helps Rodman Escape Unpaid Bill Charges

15th August 2005 21:26

LATEST: Basketball legend DENNIS RODMAN has escaped charges over an unpaid garage bill, after an anonymous female fan stepped in to help keep the...

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Scott: 'I Just Want To Earn Cash'

15th August 2005 21:26

Veteran director TONY SCOTT is not interested in winning an Oscar for his work - he just wants to make piles of money. The TOP GUN film maker...

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The Game Gears Up For Movie Debut

15th August 2005 21:26

Hip-hop star THE GAME is set to make his movie debut, after landing a role as a vicious criminal boss in upcoming action thriller WAIST DEEP. The...

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Mystikal Slapped With Tax Charges

15th August 2005 21:26

Imprisoned rapper MYSTIKAL is facing more legal woes, after being hit with charges of failing to file his federal income tax returns. The SHAKE YA...

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Limp Bizkit Caught Up In Insurance Suit

15th August 2005 21:26

The members of LIMP BIZKIT have been sued by an insurance company which denies being liable for legal fees arising from a teen fan's death at a 2001...

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Lohan: 'Dad Deserves Nothing'

15th August 2005 21:26

Teen star LINDSAY LOHAN has slammed her father MICHAEL's demands for a cut of her fortune - she insists all he has ever given her is pain. The...

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Lil' Mo Filing Lawsuit Against Ja Rule

15th August 2005 21:26

R+B singer LIL' MO has announced plans to slap rapper JA RULE with a $15 million (GBP8.3 million) lawsuit in a battle over unpaid royalties. The...

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Abdul To Carry On As Idol Judge Following Probe

15th August 2005 21:26

LATEST: PAULA ABDUL's job as a judge on hit TV contest AMERICAN IDOL is safe, after an independent counsel ruled there is no proof she had an affair...

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Collins Home After Brain Surgery

15th August 2005 21:26

LATEST: Scottish singer EDWYN COLLINS has returned home after spending six months in hospital - the former ORANGE JUICE singer suffered two brain...

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Murray To Return As Voice Of Garfield

15th August 2005 21:26

LOST IN TRANSLATION star BILL MURRAY is in negotiations to reprise his role as the voice of GARFIELD in a sequel to the animated 2004 hit. BRECKIN...

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West's Drunken Pope Disaster

15th August 2005 21:26

Original BATMAN star ADAM WEST will always remember the time he met POPE PAUL VI in the late 1960s, because he had the hangover from hell. The...

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Simpson's Dukes Booted From Top By Wahlberg's Brothers

15th August 2005 21:26

MARK WAHLBERG's new movie FOUR BROTHERS has booted JESSICA SIMPSON's THE DUKES OF HAZZARD from the top of the American box office. The action...

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Caine Is King Of Gossip

15th August 2005 21:26

SIR MICHAEL CAINE insists he knows all the secrets of Hollywood - but he drives pals mad by refusing to divulge details of any scandal he is privy...

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