Music, Movie and Entertainment News 16th August 2005

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Fascinating Fact 28

16th August 2005 3:05

Hollywood star KATE WINSLET's 66-year-old father ROGER has launched a new career as the frontman of London rock band BIDGIE REEF +THE GAS.

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Connelly Shuns Hollywood Lifestyle

16th August 2005 3:05

JENNIFER CONNELLY and her actor husband PAUL BETTANY have relocated to the Brooklyn district of New York City in a desperate bid to escape the...

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Scott Brothers Share No Rivalry

16th August 2005 3:05

Legendary film-makers RIDLEY and TONY SCOTT insist they are not rivals, because their cinematic styles are so different. Tony, who directed TOP...

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Damon's Tango Lessons

16th August 2005 3:05

Maverick film-maker TERRY GILLIAM forced MATT DAMON to take dancing lessons, because he wanted his leading man to move more gracefully in their...

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Hilton Finds Wedding Venue

16th August 2005 3:05

Hotel heiress PARIS HILTON has found the perfect location to wed fiance PARIS LATSIS following a summer spent searching for possible venues. THE...

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Schwimmer Finds London Love

16th August 2005 3:05

Former FRIENDS star DAVID SCHWIMMER has found love while starring on the stage in London's West End. The 38-year-old has been enjoying a run in...

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New Schwarzenegger Scandal Brews

16th August 2005 3:05

A woman who allegedly had an affair with ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER was reportedly paid $20,000 (GBP11,000) by the publisher of US tabloid the National...

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Hanks Faces Da Vinci Code Protestors

16th August 2005 3:05

Oscar-winning actor TOM HANKS was faced by protestors including nuns, as he began filming scenes for the upcoming film adaptation of DAN BROWN's...

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Law To Attend Miller Wedding

16th August 2005 3:05

JUDE LAW's reconciliation with fiancee SIENNA MILLER has stepped up a gear - the British heart-throb will accompany Miller to her sister's wedding...

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Green Day Concerts Postponed

16th August 2005 3:05

American rockers GREEN DAY postponed concerts on Sunday (14AUG05) in Dayton, Ohio, and last night (15AUG05) in Nashville, Tennessee, citing "the...

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The Who To Tour Next Year

16th August 2005 3:05

Veteran rockers THE WHO have promised their loyal fans they will take to the road next year (06), after recently abandoning a series of planned gigs...

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Simpson Song A Lohan Jibe?

16th August 2005 3:05

ASHLEE SIMPSON has sparked speculation she's making lyrical attacks on fellow teen star LINDSAY LOHAN with her new single BOYFRIEND. Reports have...

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Ricky Martin Adopts Indian Orphans

16th August 2005 3:05

Latino pop star RICKY MARTIN's quest to end child poverty has reached a new height - he has adopted three street children in notorious Indian city...

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Sharon Osbourne Grateful For Cancer Battle

16th August 2005 3:05

Reality TV star SHARON OSBOURNE credits her battle with colon cancer with saving her from a life spent ignoring the things that truly matter to...

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Stefani Shoots Down Factory Girl Reports

16th August 2005 3:05

LATEST: GWEN STEFANI has rubbished reports she's set to join SIENNA MILLER in the upcoming movie FACTORY GIRL. It was reported last week...

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Sharon Osbourne: 'Aimee Had Cancer'

16th August 2005 3:05

Rock matriarch SHARON OSBOURNE has confirmed her daughter AIMEE underwent extensive treatment for breast cancer after discovering a lump in April,...

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Latifah Climbs Into The Boxing Ring

16th August 2005 9:12

Rapper-turned-actress QUEEN LATIFAH is venturing into new territory for cosmetics company CoverGirl - the boxing ring. The curvaceous CHICAGO...

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Lee Licks Longoria

16th August 2005 9:12

Rocker TOMMY LEE was left with an unusual taste in his mouth on Friday night (12AUG05), after licking actress EVA LONGORIA and comedian CONAN...

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Super Furry Animals Confused By Beach Boys Influence

16th August 2005 9:12

Welsh rockers SUPER FURRY ANIMALS are amazed they have been described at "THE BEACH BOYS on acid" - because the PET SOUNDS hitmakers were famously...

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Sting Defends His Seven Homes

16th August 2005 9:12

Rich rocker STING believes owning seven homes helps to keep him grounded, because it means he can avoid plush hotels. The superstar insists owning...

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Sharon: 'Kelly Was Never An Addict'

16th August 2005 9:12

SHARON OSBOURNE forced her troubled daughter KELLY to take time out from her career to keep her away from the media spotlight, because it was causing...

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Fascinating Fact 29

16th August 2005 9:12

Former SEX AND THE CITY star SARAH JESSICA PARKER is so obsessed with perfume she once bought 500 bottles of a drugstore's fragrance because it was...

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Caprice Gets Men Into Her Lingerie

16th August 2005 9:12

Sexy model CAPRICE BOURRET helped bring out PINK's fiance CAREY HART's feminine side recently, when she asked him to model her lingerie for her. ...

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Blair's Cockroach Scare

16th August 2005 9:12

A DIRTY SHAME star SELMA BLAIR had a horrifying experience on JAY LENO's chat show on Friday night (12AUG05), when the comedian brought her...

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Lucille Ball Tops Popularity Poll

16th August 2005 9:12

Legendary comedienne LUCILLE BALL has been voted America's most beloved dead star, according to a new poll. More than 16 years after her death,...

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Kutcher Catches Out Defiant O'neal

16th August 2005 9:12

ASHTON KUTCHER was so horrified when basketball ace SHAQUILLE O'NEAL assured the actor he could never be pranked, he caught him out less than 24...

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Tony Scott: 'I Have Always Admired Ridley'

16th August 2005 9:12

Veteran TRUE ROMANCE director TONY SCOTT has always looked up to his film-making brother RIDLEY, and decided to follow in his footsteps since early...

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Reid Disgusted By Fetish

16th August 2005 9:12

TARA REID stormed out of a night club in Berlin, Germany on Friday (12AUG05) because she was disgusted by an erotic show. The AMERICAN PIE beauty...

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Longoria Picks Up Bootleg Dvds In China

16th August 2005 9:12

Sexy actress EVA LONGORIA was so stunned when she saw bootleg DVD copies of her hit show DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES for sale on the streets of China, she...

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Walken For President?

16th August 2005 9:12

Actor CHRISTOPHER WALKEN is caught in the midst of reports he plans to vie for the role of US president. While the eccentric screen star plays a...

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Pepa Stuns With Banana-devouring Skills

16th August 2005 9:12

SALT-N-PEPA star SANDRA 'PEPA' DENTON gave her co-stars on US reality show THE SURREAL LIFE a thrill, when she swallowed a whole large banana. The...

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Aiken Quits Los Angeles

16th August 2005 9:12

AMERICAN IDOL star CLAY AIKEN has decided to ditch life in Los Angeles to move back to his home state of North Carolina. The INVISIBLE singer, 26,...

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Backstreet Boys Go Back In Time

16th August 2005 9:12

The BACKSTREET BOYS have gone back in time for their latest music video to portray a fictional 1985 rock band called SPHYNKTER. Embracing much of...

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Poverty Sends Super Furry Animals To Spain

16th August 2005 13:36

Welsh band SUPER FURRY ANIMALS were so disappointed they couldn't afford to record their latest album in Los Angeles, they decided to move the taping...

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Young's Trilby Sold

16th August 2005 13:36

British singer WILL YOUNG's trademark Trilby hat has been bought for a staggering $3,600 (GBP2,000) on internet auction site eBay - and the money is...

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Athlete And Snow Patrol Battle To Become U2

16th August 2005 13:36

ATHLETE are locked in a battle with fellow British band SNOW PATROL to see who can become the next U2 first. Athlete frontman JOEL POTTS and Snow...

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Jay Kay Refused Drug Therapy

16th August 2005 13:36

JAMIROQUAI frontman JAY KAY refused to seek therapy to kick his cocaine addiction because he wanted to work out his demons by himself. The COSMIC...

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Oasis Snub Maroon 5

16th August 2005 13:36

OASIS singer NOEL GALLAGHER has vowed to ignore MAROON 5 at Britain's V Festival this weekend (begs20AUG05) because he is insulted they are on the...

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Lennon Musical Savaged By Critics

16th August 2005 13:36

A new musical based on the life of late BEATLE JOHN LENNON has been torn apart by critics following its debut performance last night (15AUG05), but...

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Apple To Release Third Album After Two Year Wait

16th August 2005 13:36

US singer / songwriter FIONA APPLE is finally releasing a reworked version of her new album BEAUTIFUL MACHINE following a two year delay, after fans...

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Osbourne Jewellery Case Closed

16th August 2005 13:36

SHARON and OZZY OSBOURNE are devastated they will never recover the precious stash of jewellery stolen from them last November (04) - as police have...

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Fascinating Fact 30

16th August 2005 13:36

The bell at Lincoln Cathedral in England didn't ring yesterday (15AUG05) for the first time since World War II, as filming of new TOM HANKS movie THE...

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Ageing Caine Is Still A Hollywood Favourite

16th August 2005 13:36

SIR MICHAEL CAINE feared his career would be over as soon as he hit 70, but was thrilled to discover the opposite is true. The 72-year-old BATMAN...

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Lilly Praises Monaghan's Attitude To Fame

16th August 2005 13:36

LOST star EVANGELINE LILLY is impressed by the way her boyfriend and co-star DOMINIC MONAGHAN deals with fame, as he maintains a perpetually positive...

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Connelly Kills Time During Sex

16th August 2005 13:36

A BEAUTIFUL MIND star JENNIFER CONNELLY finds sex with her husband PAUL BETTANY so uninspiring, she often kills time by reading a book. The...

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Osbourne Amazed To Still Be Presenting With Cowell

16th August 2005 13:36

THE X FACTOR judge SHARON OSBOURNE was shocked to be invited back on the forthcoming second series of the hit UK TV show, after ending last year's...

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Dawson Angers Neighbours

16th August 2005 13:36

Screen star ROSARIO DAWSON and her mother ISABEL have enraged neighbours in their low-rent New York apartment block by reportedly failing to pay...

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Johansson Hits Back At Island Producers

16th August 2005 13:36

LATEST: SCARLETT JOHANSSON is furious producers WALTER PARKES and LAURIE MacDONALD have blamed her and EWAN McGREGOR for the box-office failure of...

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Cameron To Be Sued Over Terminator Character

16th August 2005 13:36

Director JAMES CAMERON is to be sued by an Australian couple over allegedly stealing their idea and using it to create 1991 blockbuster TERMINATOR 2:...

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The Things They Say 26

16th August 2005 18:03

"The nice thing about being young is that the adults haven't screwed you up too much so you can still be free and enjoy things." Actress SANDRA...

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Lowe: 'Sorkin's The Best'

16th August 2005 18:03

Former Brat Packer ROB LOWE is thrilled to be working with director AARON SORKIN on A FEW GOOD MEN in London's West End - as their stint on hit US...

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Ruffalo Worries Witherspoon With Window Prank

16th August 2005 18:03

REESE WITHERSPOON feared for her co-star MARK RUFFALO's life after he fell out of a second-storey window on the set of forthcoming movie JUST LIKE...

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Reid To Give Up Career For Kids

16th August 2005 18:03

AMERICAN PIE beauty TARA REID has vowed to abandon her Hollywood career and start a family as soon as she meets her dream man. The actress - who...

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Holmes Hits Back At Cruise Critics

16th August 2005 18:03

Loved-up actress KATIE HOLMES is horrified fiance TOM CRUISE has become a figure of intense ridicule since spectacularly declaring his love for her...

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Moss Loses Dahl Over Doherty

16th August 2005 18:03

KATE MOSS has been left out in the cold by her catwalk pal SOPHIE DAHL, because the leggy blonde insists Moss has become a different person since...

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Pacino To Play Napoleon

16th August 2005 18:03

Hollywood legend AL PACINO is gearing up for another career defining role after signing to play NAPOLEON BONAPARTE in a forthcoming biopic of the...

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Aniston's Public Rage For Pitt

16th August 2005 18:03

JENNIFER ANISTON has ditched her serene facade regarding the alleged romance between her estranged husband BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE by launching...

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Ice Cream Man Rossi

16th August 2005 18:03

STATUS QUO founder FRANCIS ROSSI was preparing to ditch his music career to become an ice cream man just before the rockers hit the big time in...

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Beck: 'Scientology Brings Joy'

16th August 2005 18:03

Rocker BECK credits controversial faith system Scientology with fuelling his blossoming career and helping him achieve elusive happiness. The...

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Riaa Demands Better Copy Protection

16th August 2005 18:03

Low CD sales in America have prompted music executives to demand better copy protection technology to prevent the illegal reproduction of music...

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Athlete Star Eyes A Secret Dance Project

16th August 2005 18:03

ATHLETE frontman JOEL POTTS is preparing to release a secret dance project under a different name. WIRES rocker Potts has shunned the British band...

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Snitch Bar Tv Show

16th August 2005 18:03

VELVET REVOLVER stars SCOTT WEILAND and DUFF McKAGAN are using their iconic New York rock bar Snitch as the centre of a new reality TV show. The...

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Simpson Denies Lohan Jibe

16th August 2005 18:03

Pop star ASHLEE SIMPSON has slammed claims the lyrics of her new single BOYFRIEND are aimed at former love rival LINDSAY LOHAN. The singers have...

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Keane And Magic Numbers Join War Child Line-up

16th August 2005 18:03

LATEST: KEANE and THE MAGIC NUMBERS have joined the star-studded line-up for War Child charity album HELP: A DAY IN THE LIFE. The record marks...

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Madonna Seriously Injured On Birthday

16th August 2005 19:06

Breaking News.... International pop icon MADONNA has been admitted to hospital with serious injuries earlier today. She was believed to have...

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Charles And Camilla To Visit The Us

16th August 2005 21:21

Britain's PRINCE CHARLES and his wife CAMILLA, DUCHESS OF CORNWALL are set to make their first trip to America as husband and wife later this month...

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Latsis 'Too Young' To Wed Hilton, Says Dad

16th August 2005 21:21

PARIS HILTON's fiance PARIS LATSIS has been told by his father he is "too young" to exchange nuptials with the hotel heiress. Greek shipping heir...

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Holmes Rubbishes Age Gap Fears

16th August 2005 21:21

Lovestruck actress KATIE HOLMES has shrugged off fears her union with TOM CRUISE will be blighted by the age gap between them. The BATMAN BEGINS...

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Kutcher Makes Lavigne Cry

16th August 2005 21:21

AVRIL LAVIGNE was left in floods of tears recently, when she was made to believe she'd blown up a car and a bike. The Canadian COMPLICATED singer...

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Quo Fear Fashion

16th August 2005 21:21

STATUS QUO star FRANCIS ROSSI is scared of becoming fashionable because he would fear the pressure of having to keep up with all the latest trends. ...

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Mcferrin To Take Time Off

16th August 2005 21:21

Reggae star BOBBY McFERRIN will take a year out off from his career, after going 15 years without a break. The DONT WORRY, BE HAPPY singer admits...

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The Things They Say 27

16th August 2005 21:21

"She falls in love with musicians. I fell in love with good musicians." COURTNEY LOVE takes a jab at her pal PAMELA ANDERSON.

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Leonard Cohen Sues Business Manager

16th August 2005 21:21

Singer-songwriter LEONARD COHEN slapped his longtime business manager with lawsuit, alleging he's been defrauded of at least $5 million (GBP2.7...

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Catholic Priest Defends Marilyn Manson

16th August 2005 21:21

Shock-rocker MARILYN MANSON sparked furore when he announced his desire to perform in Croatia - but a Croatian Catholic priest has leaped to his...

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Carey Furious Over Eminem Concert Prank

16th August 2005 21:21

Pop superstar MARIAH CAREY is reportedly furious with EMINEM for playing intimate answerphone messages she left him to huge audiences during his...

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Madonna Rushed To Hospital After Riding Accident

16th August 2005 21:21

MADONNA has been rushed to hospital after falling off a horse while celebrating her 47th birthday today (16AUG05). The RAY OF LIGHT singer broke...

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The Things They Say 28

16th August 2005 21:21

"I knew she could do comedy. I just didn't know she could stand up." PAMELA ANDERSON hits back at pal COURTNEY LOVE for making jokes at her expense...

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Stewart Under Fire From Workers

16th August 2005 21:21

Domestic goddess MARTHA STEWART is suffering from mutiny in her New York household because she is failing to provide the most basic perks for her...

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Crowe Inspires Australian Rugby Players

16th August 2005 21:21

RUSSELL CROWE proved to be a lucky charm for an Australian rugby league team on Saturday (13AUG05), when he visited the players in their dressing...

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Jolie To Unveil Kenya Diary

16th August 2005 21:21

TOMB RAIDER star ANGELINA JOLIE to set to unveil her diary in a new documentary special on the poverty crisis in Africa. The brunette beauty has...

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London Launches Walk Of Fame

16th August 2005 21:21

NICOLE KIDMAN, SIR ELTON JOHN and THE BEATLES are among 100 legendary British and Commonwealth stars to be honoured when London launches it's own...

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