Music, Movie and Entertainment News 16th February 2009

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Kapoor: Slumdog Millionaire Is What The World Needs

16th February 2009 1:11

Anil Kapoor has put the success of Slumdog Millionaire down to a public desire for a break from depressing news stories.As well as earning multiple...

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Wonder To Be Honoured By Obama

16th February 2009 1:25

Soul man STEVIE WONDER is set to become the first star saluted by new U.S. President BARACK OBAMA. The hitmaker, who performed at Obama's...

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No Hard Feelings As Gabriel Pulls Out Of Oscars Performance

16th February 2009 1:25

Oscars boss LAURENCE MARK has brushed off PETER GABRIEL's decision not to perform at the Academy Awards, insisting it's just "a difference of...

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Dion 'Stalker' Arrested

16th February 2009 1:25

A 41-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly stalking CELINE DION. The unnamed fan was apprehended outside the singer's Canadian home after he...

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Jay-z: 'Rihanna/brown Incident Is A Real Situation'

16th February 2009 1:25

JAY-Z has called on the public and the media to support RIHANNA as she recovers from an alleged beating at the hands of her ex-boyfriend CHRIS...

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The Things They Say 11241

16th February 2009 1:25

"I got a dead shark once... It was in a little tube." JOE JONAS on the strangest gift he has received from a fan.

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Guarini To Wed

16th February 2009 1:25

One-time AMERICAN IDOL star JUSTIN GUARINI is to wed this summer (09). The former runner-up on the talent show will exchange vows with fiancee Reina...

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Jonas Brothers Were A Soft Metal Band From The 1980s?

16th February 2009 1:25

The JONAS BROTHERS have been 'outed' as a hair metal band from the early 1980s in a skit on U.S. comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE. The trio attempted...

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Oscars Bosses Offer New Mum M.i.a. A Bed

16th February 2009 1:25

Oscar producers LAURENCE MARK and BILL CONDON are going to remarkable lengths to persuade new mum M.I.A. to be part of the Oscars telecast next...

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Rainbow Back Together For Belarus Show

16th February 2009 1:25

RAINBOW star RITCHIE BLACKMORE's son JURGEN took his father's place as band members performed as OVER THE RAINBOW for the first time in Belarus on...

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Python's Grail Recreated For Gatorade

16th February 2009 1:25

Cult film MONTY PYTHON'S THE HOLY GRAIL has been recreated for a new Gatorade commercial in America. Sports stars Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Garnett...

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Piper Meets Hooker She Portrays On Tv

16th February 2009 1:25

British pop star-turned-actress BILLIE PIPER has met the high-class hooker she portrays in risque TV drama SECRET DIARY OF A CALL GIRL following a...

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Friday The 13th Breaks Horror Film Records

16th February 2009 1:25

The FRIDAY THE 13TH remake has broken box office records for horror movies in America with a whopping $42.2 million (£28.1 million) opening weekend...

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Knoxville Prepared For Violent Steve-o Intervention

16th February 2009 1:25

Stuntman JOHNNY KNOXVILLE has poured praise on JACKASS pal STEVE-O for sobering up after he staged an intervention to force the oddball star into...

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Slumdog, Dark Knight & Button Triumph At Arts Design Awards

16th February 2009 1:25

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON and cult movie THE DARK KNIGHT were the big winners at the Art Directors Guild Awards on...

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Watts Caught Out On Hotel Balcony

16th February 2009 1:25

Actress NAOMI WATTS appears to have been caught out by an eagle-eyed paparazzo, who snapped her revealing almost all just eight weeks after she...

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Farrell And Writer Split

16th February 2009 1:25

COLIN FARRELL has split with the writer he reportedly moved to Los Angeles to be with. Emma Forrest has confirmed the couple is no longer dating,...

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The Things They Say 11242

16th February 2009 1:25

"It's horrifying. Just walking around down the halls at work, you're covering yourself or covering your ears; you're being attacked at all points....

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Fascinating Fact 6847

16th February 2009 1:25

Film fans flocked to cinemas in America last month - January 2009 was the first month ever to break $1 billion (£700million) at the U.S. box office.

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Fascinating Fact 6846

16th February 2009 1:25

TWILIGHT hunk ROB PATTINSON had to learn to drive in Oregon before filming on the vampire love story commenced.

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Jagger Hails Britain's Grammy Winners

16th February 2009 7:05

SIR MICK JAGGER has heaped praise on Grammy winning U.K. acts COLDPLAY, ADELE and DUFFY - insisting he is proud of the talent emerging from the...

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Simon & Garfunkel Reunite In New York

16th February 2009 7:05

PAUL SIMON served up a very special early St. Valentine's Day treat for fans at the New York's Beacon Theatre on Friday (13Feb09) - he brought former...

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Allen Has Nothing To Fear With Top Album And Single

16th February 2009 7:05

LILY ALLEN is celebrating a chart double - her latest single THE FEAR remains atop the U.K. single charts on the same week her new LP IT'S NOT ME,...

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Cilmi's Harsh Words For Gaga

16th February 2009 7:05

Aussie pop sensation GABRIELLA CILMI has launched a scathing attack on scantily-clad singer LADY GAGA's suggestive stage shows and outfits. The Sweet...

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Miller: 'I've Been At War This Past Year'

16th February 2009 7:05

Actress SIENNA MILLER has hit out at judgemental women - hinting that she's had to face a barrage of criticism from fellow females following her...

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Hartnett Wins Best Newcomer For West End Debut

16th February 2009 7:05

JOSH HARTNETT's West End debut has garnered him the respect of Britain's theatre fans - he picked up the award for best newcomer for his role in RAIN...

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The Reader Is 'Worst Holocaust Film Ever Made'

16th February 2009 7:05

KATE WINSLET's Oscar-nominated performance in THE READER has been slammed by a Holocaust expert, who is calling for the film to be ignored at the...

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Fascinating Fact 6848

16th February 2009 7:05

Welsh soul sensation DUFFY tickled her gay fans pink when she performed at London's G-A-Y nightclub on Saturday (14Feb09) by donning a fuchsia wig...

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The Things They Say 11243

16th February 2009 7:05

Country star KENNY CHESNEY has an aunt who is the same age as him - because his mother and grandmother were pregnant at the same time. He says, "My...

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Mudvayne Rocker Offers Charity Bass Lessons

16th February 2009 7:05

MUDVAYNE rocker RYAN MARTINE is offering up a series of pre-show bass guitar lessons in a bid to raise cash for the Humane Society. For $250 (£166)...

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Cohen Monastery Sketches Go On Display

16th February 2009 7:05

The drawings and sketches LEONARD COHEN created while in seclusion at a Zen monastery in California are to be shown in a new exhibition. The revered...

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Desperate Housewives' Same-sex Smooch

16th February 2009 7:05

Bosses on U.S. TV hit DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES have come up with a steamy way to keep viewers interested following the departure of blonde bombshell...

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Hilton Pinks Up Party

16th February 2009 7:05

PARIS HILTON was in the pink as she celebrated her 28th birthday at home on Friday night (13Feb09) - all her guests were requested to wear "something...

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Fascinating Fact 6850

16th February 2009 7:05

WEDDING CRASHERS star ISLA FISHER studied juggling and mime at a Paris, France clown school run by top performance artist JACQUES LECOQ.

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Fascinating Fact 6849

16th February 2009 7:05

JOHNNY KNOXVILLE broadcasts his Sirius Satellite Radio show The Big Ass Happy Family Jubilee from his soundproofed bathroom.

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The Things They Say 11244

16th February 2009 7:05

"Thank you CHRISTIAN BALE, who has replaced me as the person most synonymous with recorded celebrity meltdowns." ALEC BALDWIN starts his hosting...

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'Saddened' Chris Brown Speaks Out Over Arrest

16th February 2009 8:28

R 'n' B star Chris Brown has expressed his remorse over the incident which reportedly left girlfriend Rihanna with facial injuries last weekend.The...

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Us Cinemagoers Opt For Frightening Friday The 13th

16th February 2009 9:45

Horror remake Friday the 13th has debuted at the top of the US box office after its first weekend on release.The Warner Bros/New Line film, a...

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Tennant's Hamlet Return Wins Event Of The Year

16th February 2009 10:17

David Tennant's return to the London stage after back surgery has been named the theatre event of the year.The Doctor Who actor was forced to...

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Butler Blasts Britpop Reunions

16th February 2009 12:07

Former SUEDE guitarist Bernard Butler has hit out at the current trend for popular Britpop bands to reform.THE VERVE recently recorded FORTH, their...

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Cilmi 'Not A Fan Of Gaga'

16th February 2009 12:07

GABRIELLA CILMI has revealed that she isn't a fan of LADY GAGA and her lack of clothes.LADY GAGA has been thrust into the spotlight of late due to...

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Perry Dating Hilton Ex?

16th February 2009 12:16

KATY PERRY is set to face the wrath of PARIS HILTON - she's reportedly dating the socialite's ex BENJI MADDEN. The I Kissed A Girl hitmaker was...

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Britney's Breakdown Inspired 50 Cent Album

16th February 2009 12:16

50 CENT looked to an unlikely muse to inspire his latest album - he wrote new LP BEFORE I SELF DESTRUCT after watching BRITNEY SPEARS' head-shaving...

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Lil Wayne Facing Legal Action Over Cancelled Show

16th February 2009 12:16

Rapper LIL WAYNE is facing a lawsuit from a disgruntled promoter for cancelling a planned show in New York three times. The Lollipop hitmaker, real...

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Madonna To Star As Socialite Simpson?

16th February 2009 12:16

MADONNA is poised for another shot at acting - the Queen of Pop is reportedly set to star as American socialite WALLIS SIMPSON, the woman who almost...

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Cyrus Forgets Lyrics On Tv Show

16th February 2009 12:16

Teen sensation MILEY CYRUS was left red-faced during a live TV performance on Saturday night (14Feb09) - after forgetting the lyrics to new song FLY...

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Brits Betting Halted Amid 'Leak' Fears

16th February 2009 12:16

Bookmakers in England have suspended betting on a Brit Awards category - after a flurry of wagers on PAUL WELLER led to fears the result has...

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Pink Offers Cash To Homeless Aussies

16th February 2009 12:16

Pop star PINK is so devastated by the infernos in Australia she is planning to donate $250,000 (£175,000) to the Red Cross Bushfire...

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Allen Blasts The Streets' Skinner

16th February 2009 12:16

LILY ALLEN has hit back at British rapper MIKE SKINNER - branding his music "boring". The Smile hitmaker was enraged when Skinner slammed her drunken...

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Barton & Pritchard Reunite For Valentine's Day

16th February 2009 12:16

Actress MISCHA BARTON has dismissed reports she and rocker LUKE PRITCHARD have split - by spending an intimate Valentine's Day in New York...

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The Things They Say 11245

16th February 2009 12:16

"I haven't met her, but she's amazing." JOE JONAS has his eyes on another teen star - the JONAS BROTHERS idol is harbouring a crush on HARRY POTTER...

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Timberlake Lands Gq Style Honour

16th February 2009 12:16

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has been named the most stylish man in America. The SexyBack singer, who launched his own clothing line William Rast in 2005, was...

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The Things They Say 11246

16th February 2009 12:16

Im always aware when Im writing songs that other people have to be able to relate to them. If you look at a song like Not Fair, I think probably...

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Jackman Tips Ledger For Oscar Success

16th February 2009 12:16

Oscars host HUGH JACKMAN is praying late actor HEATH LEDGER walks away with a posthumous Academy Award - because the honour would be "fitting" to the...

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Hayek Marries On Valentine's Day

16th February 2009 12:16

Actress SALMA HAYEK has wed her longterm partner in a romantic ceremony on Valentine's Day (14Feb09), in Paris, France. The Frida star married French...

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Button Remains On Top Of Global Box Office

16th February 2009 12:16

BRAD PITT's THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON has kept its place at the top of the box office charts outside the U.S., with weekend takings of $31...

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Efron To Take On Johnny Quest Role?

16th February 2009 12:16

Wrestler-turned-movie star THE ROCK has been hired to protect Hollywood heartthrob ZAC EFRON - the pair will reportedly team up in the big screen...

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Moss' 'Diva Fit' During Shoot

16th February 2009 12:16

Catwalk beauty KATE MOSS reportedly shocked onlookers at a recent photoshoot for top designer ROBERTO CAVALLI - by downing beers and sitting on a...

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The Things They Say 11247

16th February 2009 12:16

"I'm not one of those guys who makes you call me by my character's name all day long... I'm more instinctive." CLIVE OWEN insists he's no method...

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Fascinating Fact 6851

16th February 2009 12:16

TOM CRUISE prepared for his big day out at the Daytona 500 car race in Florida on Sunday (15Feb09) with a family day out at Orlando's DisneyWorld....

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Johansson Tipped To Take Black Widow Part

16th February 2009 12:16

British actress EMILY BLUNT is set to miss out on a coveted role in the forthcoming IRON MAN sequel - SCARLETT JOHANSSON is reportedly in talks to...

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The Things They Say 11248

16th February 2009 12:16

Ive got no rhythm and two left feet and my gangly frame doesnt help.SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE star DEV PATEL took a long time to perfect his dance...

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Fascinating Fact 6852

16th February 2009 12:16

Legendary British comedian PETER COOK has been honoured with a special plaque to commemorate his achievements in satire. The Westminster Green...

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Bookmakers Suspend Brit Awards Betting After Weller Rush

16th February 2009 12:50

Leading bookmakers have stopped taking bets on the upcoming Brits after a flurry of betting suggested a winner's name had been leaked.A number of 50...

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Lee Hurst Fined After Smashing Audience Member's Phone

16th February 2009 12:51

Comedian Lee Hurst has been fined 242 for smashing an audience member's mobile phone during a stand-up performance.The former They Think It's All...

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Allen 'Couldn't Handle' Fame

16th February 2009 16:05

Pop star LILY ALLEN regrets behaving like a wild-child during the early days of her career - because she had no idea how to handle the excesses she...

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'Father Of Latin Boogaloo' Dies

16th February 2009 16:05

Pioneering salsa band leader JOE CUBA has died, aged 78. The Puerto Rican musician passed away on Sunday (15Feb09) at Mount Sinai Medical Center in...

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Santana Hits Out At Cam'ron's 'Syrup' Claims

16th February 2009 16:05

Rapper JUELZ SANTANA has blasted his former pal CAM'RON for alleging he has a drug addiction - insisting the DIPSET frontman is only creating...

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Manilow Honoured With Friars Club Accolade

16th February 2009 16:05

BARRY MANILOW has been inducted into New York's legendary Friars Club - following in the footsteps of FRANK SINATRA, BILLY CRYSTAL and WHOOPI...

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Fascinating Fact 6853

16th February 2009 16:05

British girlband GIRLS ALOUD are to launch their own limited-edition brand of fake eyelashes.

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The Things They Say 11249

16th February 2009 16:05

"She's just herself and that's been Amy from day one. People don't want to leave her alone. I think she's an honest artist and we don't see a lot of...

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Rafferty Missing For Six Months

16th February 2009 16:05

Fears for the safety of veteran singer GERRY RAFFERTY are growing after it emerged he has been missing for six months since vanishing from a hospital...

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Estelle's Shock At Blige Call

16th February 2009 16:05

British singer ESTELLE was left stunned by a surprise Christmas present - a praising phone call from MARY J. BLIGE. The American Boy hitmaker has...

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Lohan Dismisses New Break-up Rumours

16th February 2009 16:05

LINDSAY LOHAN has brushed off fresh rumours she's split from girlfriend SAMANTHA RONSON, after the couple pulled out of hosting duties at a St....

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The Things They Say 11250

16th February 2009 16:05

"I used to be a c**p judge of character, I had to get rid of a lot of people who I thought were friends. I'm not mad or bitter, you just have to...

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Klum Slams Designer For Branding Her 'Heavy'

16th February 2009 16:05

Supermodel-turned-TV host HEIDI KLUM has slammed a German fashion designer who dubbed her "too heavy" to model. The 35-year-old mum of three, who...

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Barkin: 'Jewellery Auction Was A Practical Decision'

16th February 2009 16:05

Actress ELLEN BARKIN has slammed allegations she auctioned $20.3 million (£14.2 million)-worth of jewellery from her ex-husband, billionaire RONALD...

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Cruise Cheers On Urban

16th February 2009 16:05

TOM CRUISE proved there were no hard feelings towards ex NICOLE KIDMAN's new husband KEITH URBAN, by applauding a performance the country singer gave...

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Slumdog Grabs More Awards

16th February 2009 16:05

DANNY BOYLE's Oscar-nominated movie SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE has bagged another clutch of prizes - scooping top honours at separate awards dinners on...

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The Things They Say 11253

16th February 2009 16:05

"When anyone looks on my Most Frequently Played song list, they see the HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL soundtracks are played the most, which is kind of...

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The Things They Say 11252

16th February 2009 16:05

"I actually had my first kiss while filming the movie Pups when I was 13. I was basically forced to make out with my co-star and I don't think he...

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The Things They Say 11251

16th February 2009 16:05

"Contrary to what you may have read, there is no Friends movie in the offing. Or maybe there is and I haven't been invited." LISA KUDROW quashes...

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New Chan Movie 'Too Violent' For China Release

16th February 2009 16:05

JACKIE CHAN's new movie will not be released in China - because its director DEREK YEE has deemed it "too violent" for the country's...

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Coldplay Have Biggest Selling Album In The World

16th February 2009 17:55

Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends, the fourth album by Coldplay, was the best-selling album of 2008 worldwide, it has been announced.The...

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Jade Goody Vows To Give Sons 'Best Chance In Life'

16th February 2009 18:06

Jade Goody intends to earn "as much money as possible" before she dies to ensure a bright future for her sons, according to her publicist.The Big...

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Idol -- Despite Drop, It's Still Biggest

16th February 2009 18:45

Despite efforts by the producers of American Idol to streamline the show's opening weeks and to add another judge, ratings for the talent contest...

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Seacrest Explains Idol Ouster

16th February 2009 18:45

American Idol host Ryan Seacrest on Friday confirmed reports that contestant Joanna Pacitti was dropped from the competition because she had business...

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Another Broadcasting Company Files Bankruptcy

16th February 2009 18:45

Young Broadcasting, which seven years ago paid $820 million for San Francisco TV station KRON-TV, which remains the highest price ever paid for a...

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Kimmel Says Web Will Kill Big Salaries For Tv Hosts

16th February 2009 18:46

ABC late-night host Jimmy Kimmel has predicted that the Internet will so fractionize the audience that the networks will be forced to cut the pay of...

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Fairness Doctrine Returning?

16th February 2009 18:55

Responding to the overwhelming opposition by talk-radio hosts to President Obama's economic stimulus program, former President Bill Clinton said on...

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Sam Donaldson Quits Abc After 41 Years

16th February 2009 18:55

Veteran ABC newsman Sam Donaldson has told the Washington Post that he is leaving the network after 41 years. "Some people leave the business bitter,...

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Box Office Remains On A Tear

16th February 2009 18:55

Box-office forecasters who bet the odds and predicted that the nearly two-month-long hot streak would end this weekend lost hopelessly when ticket...

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And Don't Forget Imax

16th February 2009 18:55

Early today (Monday) box-office trackers Media by Numbers noted that Under the Sea , which was screen over the weekend on just 49 IMAX screens...

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Peruvian Film Wins Golden Bear In Berlin

16th February 2009 19:05

The dark, socially relevant Peruvian movie The Milk of Sorrow was awarded the Berlin Film Festival's top award, the Golden Bear, Sunday. The story is...

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Button -- Darn Good Overseas

16th February 2009 19:05

Overseas, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button remained the top film at the box office for the second straight weekend as it took in $31 million in 50...

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Sag President Rosenberg Loses Another Legal Round

16th February 2009 19:05

Screen Actors Guild President Alan Rosenberg's latest effort to block resumption of negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television...

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Estelle Eyes Kravitz Collaboration

16th February 2009 19:10

British singer ESTELLE is eyeing a musical collaboration with rocker LENNY KRAVITZ. The American Boy hitmaker was introduced to Kravitz at a party...

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Rap Star Kool Keith Launches Lingerie And Pornography Line

16th February 2009 19:10

Rapper KOOL KEITH is launching his own line of pornography films and lingerie - because he's sick of the lacy underwear actresses wear in adult...

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Rihanna's Dad Slams 'Homeless' Reports

16th February 2009 19:10

RIHANNA's father has hit out at the international media for portraying him as a homeless man forced to live in his car - accusing the press of...

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Suge Knight 'Beaten Up By Akon's Business Manager'

16th February 2009 19:10

Hip-hop mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT is recovering from facial injuries after he was allegedly beaten up in a fight with a member of AKON's...

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Fonda's Blogging Career

16th February 2009 19:10

Veteran actress JANE FONDA is beginning a new career at the age of 71 - as a celebrity blogger. The Academy Award winner began writing online in...

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Bollywood Actor Khan Having Shoulder Surgery

16th February 2009 19:10

Bollywood star SHAH RUKH KHAN is undergoing surgery to treat a shoulder injury he sustained while filming in December (08). The 43-year-old Indian...

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Tour De France Champ Armstrong Appeals For Missing Bicycle

16th February 2009 19:10

Cycling champion LANCE ARMSTRONG is offering a reward for the safe return of his one-of-a-kind racing bike after it was stolen at the weekend...

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The Things They Say 11254

16th February 2009 19:10

"People come up to me in the street like they're my friend, they feel like they know me. Once there was a girl who started crying in front of the...

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Fascinating Fact 6854

16th February 2009 19:10

BRITNEY SPEARS has been immortalised in wax to mark her successful pop comeback. A new wax model of the TOXIC hitmaker was unveiled at London's...

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Rapper Jackie-o Is 'Very Pleased' With Album Tracks

16th February 2009 19:10

Rapper JACKIE-O has silenced rumours she is angry with bosses at her record label for putting out an album she is unhappy with, insisting it couldn't...

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16th February 2009 19:10

"I've just grown breasts. Honestly, I've never worn a bra in my life." British supermodel KATE MOSS - rumoured to be pregnant with her second child...

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Slumdog, Cruz & Ledger Top Bets For Oscars

16th February 2009 19:10

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, HEATH LEDGER and PENELOPE CRUZ are surefire bets for Oscars glory on Sunday (22Feb09) - a panel of Academy Awards experts has...

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16th February 2009 19:10

Opening credits to animated series THE SIMPSONS have been permanently altered for the first time since the U.S. show began airing in 1989. The new...

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16th February 2009 19:10

"I don't know if we can make it better. I'd like to think we can. KEVIN BACON is such a talented guy." ZAC EFRON is looking forward to starring in...

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Fonda Slams 'Ageist' Critics

16th February 2009 19:10

Veteran actress JANE FONDA has slammed critics who criticise her as too old to act - branding their remarks "ageist". The 71-year-old returned to...

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Weeds Writer Scores Lucrative Deal With Lionsgate

16th February 2009 19:10

WEEDS writer/producer MATTHEW SALSBERG has landed a seven-figure deal with Lionsgate studios, tying him to the company for the next two...

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16th February 2009 19:10

In a story contained in WENN's 2nd feed on 16 February 09, headlined "HARTNETT WINS BEST NEWCOMER FOR WEST END DEBUT", we referred to FRANKIE VALLI...

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16th February 2009 19:10

"I was waiting for (my date) at what I thought was the window of this restaurant, and I ran into a glass door and fell down backward. So my date was...

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16th February 2009 21:56

"I love women. I like them as friends, as interesting people to speak with. But I love gay men. I always say it. Inside me there is a gay man who...

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Cook Stunned By Hometown Sell-out

16th February 2009 21:56

AMERICAN IDOL star DAVID COOK has been "floored" by the fan response to an upcoming hometown concert in Kansas City, Missouri after seats sold out in...

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Beyonce: 'I'm Not A Fun Drunk'

16th February 2009 21:56

Pop superstar BEYONCE rarely drinks alcohol because it just knocks her out cold. The R&B star insists she can't handle her booze and, as a result...

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Ll Cool J Gives Advice To Obama

16th February 2009 21:56

Rapper LL COOL J has penned an open letter to new U.S. President BARACK OBAMA, offering him words of advice about how best to serve his country. The...

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Morrissey To Retire In 2014?

16th February 2009 21:56

Former THE SMITHS star MORRISSEY has plans to retire in five years - because he can't imagine hitting the stage or the recording studio at 55. The...

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Coldplay Top Globe's Best-selling Album List

16th February 2009 21:56

COLDPLAY's VIVA LA VIDA OR DEATH & ALL HIS FRIENDS was the world's best-selling album in 2008, according to newly-released statistics. The hit...

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Lohan Blames Stress And Work For Skinny Frame

16th February 2009 21:56

LINDSAY LOHAN has urged her fans not to panic about her skinny new look - she's just stressed out. The actress' superslim image has been raising...

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Moss Shrugs Off Pregnancy Rumours

16th February 2009 21:56

Supermodel KATE MOSS has laughed off reports she is pregnant with her second child, insisting she has simply put on "a couple of pounds". The British...

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16th February 2009 21:56

"If I was suddenly in a gunfight - I'd s**t my pants!" SHOOT 'EM UP star CLIVE OWEN isn't as brazen as the onscreen characters he plays.

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16th February 2009 21:56

"Whatever happens, I will probably have a few beers - and I don't drink!" PENELOPE CRUZ plans to celebrate at the Oscars.

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16th February 2009 21:56

"I am just happy that in my heyday - when I was in my twenties - and I was drunk and stupid there was no TMZ. Thank God." DAVID BOWIE's supermodel...

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Pinto Eyes New York Move

16th February 2009 21:56

Indian actress FREIDA PINTO is keen for a cross-continental move to New York - because the city "just feels like home". The 24-year-old star, from...

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Hudgens Clears Up Attack Story

16th February 2009 21:56

VANESSA HUDGENS is keen to clear up reports she and boyfriend ZAC EFRON were attacked in London last year (08), insisting it was all a fuss over...

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Shatner Turns Down Canada Title

16th February 2009 21:56

Actor WILLIAM SHATNER has turned down the chance to become Governor General of Canada - because he wants to be Prime Minister. One fan alerted the...

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Efron Considers Going Bald For Global Trip

16th February 2009 21:56

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL hunk ZAC EFRON is threatening to shave his head and embark on a year-long global adventure - just to avoid the paparazzi. The...

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