Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 16th October 2005

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Baker Knight Dies

16th October 2005 14:24

American songwriting legend BAKER KNIGHT has died of natural causes at his home in Birmingham, Alabama. He was 72. Knight, whose work was recorded...

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Abba To Earn Millions From Madonna Sample

16th October 2005 14:24

Swedish pop sensations ABBA will earn millions in royalties from MADONNA's new single HUNG UP, because it heavily samples their 1979 hit GIMMIE,...

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Boy George's Mother Falls Ill

16th October 2005 14:24

BOY GEORGE's mother collapsed after discovering he had been arrested in New York on drug charges last week (07OCT05). CHRISTINA O'DOWD, known as...

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Minogue 'Struggling' With Chemotherapy

16th October 2005 14:24

KYLIE MINOGUE's family fear the singer is struggling with the chemotherapy treatment she is undergoing in a bid to beat breast cancer. The Aussie...

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Domino Returns To New Orleans

16th October 2005 14:24

Blues legend FATS DOMINO has returned to his devastated home in New Orleans for the first time since Hurricane Katrina wreaked havoc across America's...

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Mccartney Apologies For Ono's Attack

16th October 2005 14:24

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has apologised on behalf of YOKO ONO for her embarrassing on him at the Q Awards - insisting the Japanese artist is "not the...

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Princess Beatrice Bids For American University

16th October 2005 14:24

British royal PRINCESS BEATRICE is bidding to win a place at one of America's Ivy League universities. The 17-year-old daughter of SARAH FERGUSON,...

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Maradona Pulls Out Of Reality Show Over Money Row

16th October 2005 14:24

Argentine soccer legend DIEGO MARADONA has quit the Italian version of reality show Strictly Come Dancing after the Italian Inland Revenue siezed his...

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Benigni Performs Live Striptease On News Show

16th October 2005 14:24

Oscar winner ROBERTO BENIGNI shocked Italians watching Saturday's (15OCT05) evening news broadcast by performing an impromptu striptease live on air...

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Prince Harry To Be Promoted

16th October 2005 14:24

British royal PRINCE HARRY is being considered for promotion to sergeant or corporal after just five months in the British Army, after impressing...

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Moneypenny Axed From Casino Royale

16th October 2005 14:24

Producers of the forthcoming JAMES BOND movie CASINO ROYALE have axed the legendary MISS MONEYPENNY character. Moneypenny, who has waved the suave...

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Pirelli: 'It's Too Expensive To Drop Moss'

16th October 2005 14:24

Controversial supermodel KATE MOSS has kept a lucrative contract with Italian tyre giant Pirelli, because the company had already spent $1.8 million...

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Holmes Axes New Film Over Pregnancy Fears

16th October 2005 14:24

TOM CRUISE's pregnant fiancee KATIE HOLMES has pulled out of her new film SHAME ON YOU, because she fears the stress of filming will harm her unborn...

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Halliwell Pregnant

16th October 2005 14:24

Former SPICE GIRL GERI HALLIWELL is reportedly expecting a baby with her secret lover, British scriptwriter SACHA GERVASI. The 33-year-old singer...

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Blanchard's Mum Has No Problems With Sex Scene

16th October 2005 21:01

Actress RACHEL BLANCHARD is puzzled about why her threesome scene in new film WHERE THE TRUTH LIES earned the movie a restrictive NC-17 rating -...

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Budget Designer Copies Demi's Dress

16th October 2005 21:01

Copycat designer ALLEN SCHWARTZ is working overtime to create budget versions of DEMI MOORE's one-of-a-kind wedding dress because he's convinced the...

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Robert De Niro Was Really Waiting For Bananarama

16th October 2005 21:01

British girlband BANANARAMA were left in shock when Hollywood icon ROBERT DE NIRO asked to meet them after they released their hit single ROBERT DE...

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Alba Stands Up For Curves

16th October 2005 21:01

Screen siren JESSICA ALBA wants to be a role model for curvy women, because she's proof you don't have to be skinny to be sexy. The 24-year-old...

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Liu Craves London Life

16th October 2005 21:01

Hollywood beauty LUCY LIU is planning to join the exodus of American movie stars moving to Britain, and is house-hunting for a new home in London. ...

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Connerys To Collaborate?

16th October 2005 21:01

JASON CONNERY is keen to drag his reclusive dad SEAN back into the limelight with a dazzling father-and-son production, which Jason would direct. ...

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The Strokes And Ryan Adams' Chess Challenge

16th October 2005 21:01

Rocker RYAN ADAMS is a chess fanatic, and he insists THE STROKES are just as obsessed with the intellectual game as he is. Unlike many rock stars,...

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Keating Awarded Role As Goodwill Ambassador

16th October 2005 21:01

Irish heart-throb RONAN KEATING has become a goodwill ambassador in a bid to beat world hunger. The former BOYZONE frontman, who is a keen human...

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Madonna To Pen Children's Tv Series

16th October 2005 21:01

Pop queen MADONNA is working on her own children's television series. The MATERIAL GIRL has already made her mark in the publishing world with the...

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Elton Wants To Cuddle Up To Doherty

16th October 2005 21:01

SIR ELTON JOHN is desperate to give troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY a hug, because he is deeply touched by the BABYSHAMBLES singer's much-publicised...

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Church And Gallagher Team Up For Pepsi Deal

16th October 2005 21:01

Hellraisers CHARLOTTE CHURCH and LIAM GALLAGHER are being courted by soft drink giant Pepsi, who reportedly want the two stars to give it a new rock...

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Take That Tour Scuppered

16th October 2005 21:01

British boyband TAKE THAT have snubbed an $8.8 million (GBP5 million) offer to reunite, because the former bandmates reunion nearly ended in...

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Lee Died From Allergic Reaction

16th October 2005 21:01

BRUCE LEE's former producer RAYMOND CHOW has dismissed claims the martial arts hero's sudden death was caused by a drug overdose - he insists it was...

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The Things They Say 407

16th October 2005 21:01

"(On) the first day of shooting on the pilot was a sequence (where) I unzipped my little tracksuit and climb into bed... and say, 'Hello darling,'...

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Hannah: 'No More Babies For Me'

16th October 2005 21:01

Scottish screen star JOHN HANNAH is terrified at the thought of having another child, as he is struggling with two kids already. The FOUR WEDDINGS...

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