Music, Movie and Entertainment News 17th February 2006

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Jackson/rowe Hush Money Settlement Revealed

17th February 2006 3:11

LATEST: MICHAEL JACKSON agreed to pay his ex-wife DEBBIE ROWE $900,000 (GBP500,000)-a-year in hush money after they split, according to new court...

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Howard And Torres Split

17th February 2006 3:11

Oscar hopeful TERRENCE HOWARD has split from MARC ANTHONY's ex-wife DAYANARA TORRES because their children were more important than their love for...

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Hoffman Reveals Drug Past

17th February 2006 3:11

CAPOTE star PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN nearly fell into a life of substance abuse, after battling a severe alcohol and drug problem early in his...

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Fascinating Fact 1017

17th February 2006 3:11

MADONNA took roller-skating lessons to prepare for her new music video SORRY. The MATERIAL GIRL's assistant broke in her skates by roller-skating all...

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The Things They Say 1343

17th February 2006 3:11

"I found out after the baby that I can sing." BRITNEY SPEARS insists becoming a mum has helped her hit the high notes.

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Shakira And Wyclef Enter Into 'Starving' Competition

17th February 2006 3:11

SHAKIRA and THE FUGEES star WYCLEF JEAN are 'starving' themselves to see who can look the fittest in their new video. The couple have teamed up on...

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The Things They Say 1342

17th February 2006 3:11

"After we won, I thought, 'we must have paid someone a lot of money.'" COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN is stunned his band won two gongs at the Brit...

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Elton's Work Keeps Him Away From Furnish

17th February 2006 3:11

'Newlywed' singer SIR ELTON JOHN has barely seen his partner DAVID FURNISH since their high-profile civil partnership ceremony last year (05). The...

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Spears Begs Police For Help

17th February 2006 3:11

BRITNEY SPEARS has called on California police to help her battle the paparazzi who follow her everywhere, but law officials have told her there's...

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Madonna Blasts London Congestion Charge

17th February 2006 3:11

Superstar MADONNA has blasted London Mayor KEN LIVINGSTON for his plans to extend the vehicle congestion charge into her local area. Drivers...

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Stapp And Kid Rock In Sex Tape Scandal

17th February 2006 3:11

A steamy sex tape, which allegedly shows former CREED frontman SCOTT STAPP and rocker KID ROCK involved in explicit sex acts with groupies, is set to...

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Presley Marries Guitarist In Japan

17th February 2006 3:11

Singer LISA MARIE PRESLEY has married guitarist and music producer MICHAEL LOCKWOOD in a ceremony in Kyoto, Japan. The couple exchanged vows in a...

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The Things They Say 1344

17th February 2006 3:11

"It's all cooking, shopping and changing nappies. I couldn't be happier." Oscar nominee HEATH LEDGER on his new role as a dad to baby MATILDA.

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Roberts Thrills Husband With Surf Break

17th February 2006 3:11

JULIA ROBERTS gave husband DANNY MODER a pre-Valentine's Day winter break to remember this week when she whisked him off to Oahu, Hawaii, to check...

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Fascinating Fact 1019

17th February 2006 3:11

US TV star DANNY PINO is celebrating after becoming a first-time father on Wednesday (15FEB06). The COLD CASE star's wife LILLY delivered a baby boy...

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Is Damon Bourne To Run?

17th February 2006 3:11

THE BOURNE IDENTITY producer FRANK MARSHALL wants to make five movies in the Bourne series and is desperate to convince star MATT DAMON to sign on...

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Fascinating Fact 1018

17th February 2006 3:11

THE SIXTH SENSE director M NIGHT SHYAMALAN is to be named Showest Director of The Year in Las Vegas, Nevada next month (MAR06). The honour is given...

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Mary-kate Wants To Play Moss

17th February 2006 3:11

Young millionairess MARY-KATE OLSEN is obsessed with supermodel KATE MOSS and is desperate to play her idol on the big screen. The teen star wants...

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Cardellini Exposed For Dumping Fat Actor

17th February 2006 3:11

SCOOBY-DOO star LINDA CARDELLINI has been exposed by her ex-boyfriend for dumping him because he was too fat. Actor JASON SEGEL, who is now a star...

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Thompson's Wife Plans Death Anniversary Photo Release

17th February 2006 3:11

Cult writer HUNTER S THOMPSON's widow ANITA is to mark the first anniversary of her husband's suicide by releasing a candid photo she took of him on...

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Andreas Katsulas Dies

17th February 2006 3:11

Actor ANDREAS KATSULAS, who played AMBASSADOR G'KAR on cult sci-fi show BABYLON 5, has died of lung cancer. The 59-year-old actor passed away on...

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Fascinating Fact 1020

17th February 2006 9:40

SIR ELTON JOHN has booked Grammy Award winner JOHN LEGEND to perform at his 14th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar After-Party on 5 March (06)...

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Drugs Helped Madonna Survive Video Shoot

17th February 2006 9:40

Pop star MADONNA relied on prescription painkillers when she shot the HUNG UP music video. The singer didn't know if she would be able to dance...

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Jean's Mad Dash To Haitian Voting Booths

17th February 2006 9:40

FUGEES star WYCLEF JEAN was so determined to vote in the Haitian elections he broke a number of international laws and used his links to pal ANGELINA...

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Spears Keen To Reclaim Her Pop Princess Crown

17th February 2006 9:40

BRITNEY SPEARS is planning a pop comeback because she's bored by the music playing on MTV and the radio. The super-critical pop superstar turned...

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Furnish Offers Madonna And Ritchie Marriage Advice

17th February 2006 9:40

SIR ELTON JOHN's partner DAVID FURNISH has offered marriage advice to MADONNA and GUY RITCHIE, urging the couple to give each other space to work on...

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The Things They Say 1347

17th February 2006 9:40

"(My character) now embraces the idea of sex and intercourse. He cherishes it now, and he has now become the 41-year-old whore. I think that is the...

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Richie Tattoo Inspires American Girls

17th February 2006 9:40

Socialite NICOLE RICHIE has inspired women across America to copy her foot rosary tattoo. THE SIMPLE LIFE star's body art has become a popular...

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The Things They Say 1346

17th February 2006 9:40

"I think, as a parent, what you care for is that your child is not in pain and that your child becomes who they really are, and, if that's who they...

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Aniston Enjoys Mcbirthday

17th February 2006 9:40

Actor VINCE VAUGHN threw a 37th birthday party for girlfriend JENNIFER ANISTON at her Malibu, California, mansion - catered by fast food chain...

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Gyllenhaal And Ledger To Appear On Will + Grace?

17th February 2006 9:40

Producers for WILL + GRACE are desperate to convince BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN actors HEATH LEDGER and JAKE GYLLENHAAL to appear on the hit TV show and...

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Aniston Gets Naked And Hairless For Film Scene

17th February 2006 9:40

JENNIFER ANISTON will set temperatures soaring in her new romantic comedy THE BREAK UP by parading around naked and hairless in one saucy scene. ...

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Newton Wants Her Curves Back

17th February 2006 9:40

Stunning actress THANDIE NEWTON is desperate to put some weight on, after losing her curves while breast-feeding. The CRASH star, 33, gave birth...

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Clooney Vows To Keep Romance Private

17th February 2006 9:40

Actor GEORGE CLOONEY has refused to confirm or deny reports he is dating TERI HATCHER, insisting he never speaks about his private life. THE...

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Eva Green Is Bond's Girl

17th February 2006 9:40

French actress EVA GREEN will play DANIEL CRAIG's leading lady in his debut JAMES BOND performance. The 25-year-old will play VESPER LYND in...

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Clooney Plays Down Pitt Friendship

17th February 2006 9:40

Hollywood star GEORGE CLOONEY has played down his friendship with his OCEAN'S TWELVE co-star BRAD PITT, insisting "he's one of my showbiz friends". ...

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The Things They Say 1345

17th February 2006 9:40

"We only collaborate in the bedroom." British pop singer NICOLE APPLETON laughs off reports her boyfriend LIAM GALLAGHER will be joining in the ALL...

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Whitesnake Penis Myth Uncovered

17th February 2006 9:40

British rocker DAVID COVERDALE has confirmed the urban myth that his band WHITESNAKE was named after his penis. Many fans of the 1980s group...

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Fascinating Fact 1021

17th February 2006 9:40

Former BLUE heart-throb ANTONY COSTA and ex-HEAR'SAY singer KYM MARSH are among the stars bidding to represent Britain at the Eurovision Song Contest...

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Ulrich Slams Mustaine

17th February 2006 9:40

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH has attacked former bandmate DAVE MUSTAINE, accusing him of using the band to promote his own group MEGADETH. ...

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Shelley Denies Rotten Romance

17th February 2006 13:51

BUZZCOCKS singer PETE SHELLEY has laughed off reports fellow punk star JOHNNY ROTTEN was in love with him in the 1970s. The LOVE YOU MORE star...

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Kylie Backs Herceptin Campaign

17th February 2006 13:51

Pop beauty KYLIE MINOGUE amazed breast cancer campaigners in Staffordshire, England, when she sent a personal email of support for their fundraising...

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Clarkson Battled Eating Disorder

17th February 2006 13:51

US singer KELLY CLARKSON struggled with an eating disorder after being turned down by music bosses, before she found fame on AMERICAN IDOL. The...

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Mellon Dumps Rock

17th February 2006 13:51

LATEST: Millionairess TAMARA MELLON has dumped her new boyfriend KID ROCK because she realised their relationship was "ridiculous". The Jimmy Choo...

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Pharrell Williams' Album Finally Ready

17th February 2006 13:51

Hip-hop music mogul PHARRELL WILLIAMS has finally finished his debut solo album IN MY MIND after fine-tuning songs he was unhappy with. THE...

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Foxy Undergoes Ear Surgery

17th February 2006 13:51

LATEST: Rap star FOXY BROWN's hearing is slowly returning after she underwent emergency surgery for a rare condition which threatened to leave her...

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Bush Laughs Off Gyllenhaal Romance

17th February 2006 13:51

Actress SOPHIA BUSH has laughed off rumours she is dating JAKE GYLLENHAAL and AUSTIN NICHOLS - she insists they simply went hiking together. The...

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Fascinating Fact 1022

17th February 2006 13:51

Actresses KEIRA KNIGHTLEY and SCARLETT JOHANSSON had never met before their Vanity Fair cover shoot. The pair appear on the March (06) cover naked...

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Clooney To Donate Casino Profits To Africa

17th February 2006 13:51

Generous movie star GEORGE CLOONEY insists his proposed hotel and casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, will not be purely a money-making venture, because...

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Berry Bags Pudding Gong

17th February 2006 13:51

HALLE BERRY was awarded Harvard University's Hasty Pudding award on Thursday (16FEB06) - with RICHARD GERE is to be awarded the male equivalent next...

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Streep Tells Young Actresses To Keep Clothes On

17th February 2006 13:51

Oscar-winning actress MERYL STREEP insists young actresses do not need to take off their clothes in order to boost their success. The Oscar-winner...

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Clooney To Bring King To The Oscars

17th February 2006 13:51

Hollywood heart-throb GEORGE CLOONEY has found a date for the Oscars next month (06MAR06) - respected US broadcaster LARRY KING. The OCEAN'S...

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No More Bridget Jones For Firth

17th February 2006 13:51

British actor COLIN FIRTH has no intention of reprising his role in any future BRIDGET JONES sequels, because he wants to focus solely on serious...

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Knightley Rubbishes Us Move Rumours

17th February 2006 13:51

Oscar-nominee KEIRA KNIGHTLEY has dismissed rumours she is moving to Los Angeles - insisting she is too settled in London. The PRIDE + PREJUDICE...

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Khan Jailed Over Poaching Outrage

17th February 2006 13:51

Bollywood star SALMAN KHAN has been sentenced to a year behind bars after being found guilty of poaching a sacred animal in Rajasthan, India. The...

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The Things They Say 1350

17th February 2006 13:51

"I burp so loud... The producers are shocked when they come in and I'm in the booth burping this manly, ferocious burp that comes through the big...

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Nelly In Motorcar Legal Battle

17th February 2006 13:51

Rapper NELLY is suing top New York car dealers Manhattan Motorcars after alleging they cheated him out of $30,000 (GBP17,000). The hitmaker is...

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The Things They Say 1349

17th February 2006 13:51

"I'm going to try to see if I can fit a toilet roll over it and use it as a dispenser." Brit Award-winner KT TUNSTALL has unusual plans for her Best...

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Ross Hails Blunt's Success

17th February 2006 13:51

Former DEACON BLUE singer/songwriter RICKY ROSS is thrilled by JAMES BLUNT's international music success - because his finances have rocketed. The...

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The Things They Say 1348

17th February 2006 13:51

"She must have timed it wrong because, when she tried to slap the clay on my bits it was too crumbly to work properly. She did keep the cast, but I...

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The Things They Say 1351

17th February 2006 13:51

"I'm 44, but I have the liver of a 72-year-old." Hollywood heart-throb GEORGE CLOONEY admits his drinking sessions with his male pals are taking...

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Wildheart To Shaves Dreads

17th February 2006 17:16

WILDHEARTS singer GINGER vows to shave his trademark dreadlocks to raise money for a new charity he has set up to help mental health sufferers. ...

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The Things They Say 1353

17th February 2006 17:16

"I've got a butt, and I want to keep it, because I like it. Yeah, it grows and it shrinks and it grows. That's what it does!" WE BELONG TOGETHER...

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Shelley And Diggle: The War Continues

17th February 2006 17:16

BUZZCOCKS frontmen PETE SHELLEY and STEVE DIGGLE still fight over who writes the better songs - and it always gets physical. Shelley insists he...

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The Things They Say 1352

17th February 2006 17:16

"Has the album sold as many copies as I would like? No. You always want it to sell more." Veteran rocker SIR MICK JAGGER will never be satisfied with...

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The Who Go Hi-tech

17th February 2006 17:16

Rock legends THE WHO are planning a hi-tech world tour that will allow viewers at home to share the experience with the stadium audience. Fans...

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Hallyday's Belgian Hopes Dim

17th February 2006 17:16

LATEST: French superstar JOHNNY HALLYDAY's bid to become a Belgian national looks doomed to fail, because he has not lived in Belgium for three...

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Ray Barretto Dies

17th February 2006 17:16

Jazz percussionist RAY BARRETTO died today (17FEB06) after suffering from pneumonia. He was 76. Barretto had also undergone heart bypass surgery...

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U2 Forgive Mexico

17th February 2006 17:16

Irish rockers U2 performed at Mexico City's Azteca Stadium this week (15FEB06) after boycotting the country for eight years. The band refused to...

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Fascinating Fact 1023

17th February 2006 17:16

A memorial to late media mogul KERRY PACKER was attended by over 1,800 people at Australia's Sydney Opera House today (17FEB06), including Hollywood...

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Clooney's Financial Fears

17th February 2006 17:16

Oscar-nominee GEORGE CLOONEY fears he will end up broke, despite making millions through a successful acting and directing career. The OCEAN'S...

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Model Files Lawsuit For Monty Python Poster

17th February 2006 17:16

A model featured on posters to promote Broadway musical MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT has filed a lawsuit against its advertisers - claiming her picture...

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Winstone Helps Drink Driving Crewmembers

17th February 2006 17:16

RAY WINSTONE helped crewmembers on his new movie avoid drink driving charges in Australia after they smashed up a camera car during a wild weekend...

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Clooney's Batsuit For Sale

17th February 2006 17:16

GEORGE CLOONEY's BATMAN costume from the 1997 box office flop BATMAN AND ROBIN is expected to reach $100,000 (GBP57,000) at auction. The suit...

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Lawyers Decide On Moss Drug Charges In Fortnight

17th February 2006 17:16

Supermodel KATE MOSS will find out in two weeks if she is to face court over her alleged drug abuse. The UK's Crown Prosecution Service will...

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Ledger: 'I Could Play Bush'

17th February 2006 17:16

Australian actor HEATH LEDGER wants to play US President GEORGE W BUSH on screen, in a bid to challenge his acting abilities. Ledger insists it is...

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Anderson Campaigns For Cruel Sheep Farming Ban

17th February 2006 17:16

Animal rights activist PAMELA ANDERSON is calling upon Australian prime minister JOHN HOWARD to ban cruel sheep farming practice. The former...

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The Things They Say 1354

17th February 2006 17:16

"If I were president I'd legalise all drugs." SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer/guitarist DARON MALAKIAN lets his thoughts on anti-drug campaigning be known.

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Nickelback Thanks Lover For Hit

17th February 2006 17:16

NICKELBACK frontman CHAD KROEGER has thanked a former girlfriend for his success - because their heated rows inspired his band's biggest hit. The...

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Reiner Shuns Special Effects

17th February 2006 17:16

Film-maker ROB REINER has slammed big-budget Hollywood movies dominated by special effects and techno-wizardry, insisting the secret of success is...

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Weisz's Modelling Mentor Makes Bid For Oscar Dress

17th February 2006 17:16

RACHEL WEISZ is set to step down the Academy Awards red carpet wearing a dress made by label Ghost - to return a favour to the label's founder who...

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Clooney Champions Oscar Rival Brokeback

17th February 2006 17:16

Actor/director GEORGE CLOONEY has hailed BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN as a "terrific film", even though his movie GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK is competing with...

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Echostar Dishing Out Prepaid Cards

17th February 2006 17:50

EchoStar Communications, which operates the DISH home satellite service, has created a new option that allows customers to purchase a prepaid card,...

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Will Time Warner Buy Univision?

17th February 2006 17:50

Time Warner Chairman Richard Parsons says he is looking into the possibility of acquiring the Spanish-language network Univision. In an interview...

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British Hit Footballers Wive$ To Be Ogled On Google

17th February 2006 17:50

The BBC America channel has signed a deal with Google giving the Internet search engine exclusive rights to offer the season debut of the hit drama...

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Movie Reviews: Eight Below

17th February 2006 17:50

A film in which eight dogs are the stars is getting four-paws-up reviews from several critics. Writes Wesley Morris in the Boston Globe: "The 16 or...

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Movie Reviews: Freedomland

17th February 2006 17:50

Freedomland arrives during that box-office wasteland often called mid-February -- a time, as Manohla Dargis observes in today's (Friday) New York...

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Clooney Finds His Oscar "First" Amusing

17th February 2006 17:50

During an appearance on CNN's Larry King Live Thursday night, George Clooney was introduced by King as "the first person ever to be Oscar nominated...

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Bambi Ii Turns Out To Be A Real Thumper

17th February 2006 17:50

Bambi unexpectedly beat the Were-Rabbit in DVD sales last week. According to Nielsen VideoScan's First Alert, Bambi II, a direct-to-video sequel of...

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New Bond Girl Will Be "Very Much An Equal To Bond"

17th February 2006 17:50

Just one day after announcing that Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen would portray the villain in Casino Royale, the next James Bond flick, the film's...

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Paramount Looking To Rope In Universal's Snider

17th February 2006 17:50

Paramount is hoping to lure Universal Pictures Chairman Stacey Snider away to head its newly acquired DreamWorks division, the Los Angeles Times...

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Icahn Can't

17th February 2006 17:50

Corporate raider Carl Icahn, who rarely backs off from a fight, appears to be doing so in his effort to gain control of Time Warner. Published...

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The Things They Say 1356

17th February 2006 19:31

"I hope BEYONCE can slow down so she can give me some grandchildren. Beyonce needs to have a baby now!" Designer TINA KNOWLES, on her desire to...

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Stones To Play Radio City - At Last

17th February 2006 19:31

THE ROLLING STONES are set to do something they've never done before when they return to New York for a one-off charity show next month (14MAR06) -...

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Fascinating Fact 1024

17th February 2006 19:31

VELVET REVOLVER frontman SCOTT WEILAND is set to design a new clothing range for rock 'n' roll label Von Dutch.

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Madonna Celebrated Anniversary By Getting Drunk In Pub

17th February 2006 19:31

MADONNA and husband GUY RITCHIE celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary by getting "very drunk in a pub". The couple celebrated their...

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The Things They Say 1355

17th February 2006 19:31

"What freaks people out the most? Having a spiritual life. That freaks people out way more than (me) taking my clothes off and having pictures of...

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Oscars Get Rapping

17th February 2006 19:31

The Oscars will get a rap makeover next month (MAR06) thanks to Memphis, Tennessee hip-hoppers THREE 6 MAFIA and the cast of acclaimed movie HUSTLE +...

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Jay-z Asks Fans To Help With Basketball Anthem

17th February 2006 19:31

Rap mogul SHAWN `JAY-Z' CARTER is calling on hip-hop fans to come up with a new anthem for his basketball team the New Jersey Nets. The retired...

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Stones Beach Show To Hit Cinemas

17th February 2006 19:31

LATEST: The ROLLING STONES' Copacabana Beach concert in Rio De Janiero, Brazil tomorrow (18FEB06) will be filmed for an upcoming cinematic special. ...

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Mexico Close To Maccoll Answers

17th February 2006 19:31

The Mexican government claims it is close to resolving its investigation into the death of singer KIRSTY MacCOLL, who was killed by a speedboat while...

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Bean Returns To Tv

17th February 2006 19:31

LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN BEAN is returning to TV, and adopting an American accent for a new crime drama pilot. In FACELESS, the British actor -...

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Fascinating Fact 1026

17th February 2006 19:31

Spanish movie star JAVIER BARDEM has landed the lead role in the movie adaptation of acclaimed GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ novel LOVE IN THE TIME OF...

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Romero Desperate For Bruiser Recognition

17th February 2006 19:31

Horror veteran GEORGE A ROMERO is disappointed one his proudest efforts remains largely ignored. The DAWN OF THE DEAD creator insists BRUISER, a...

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Reiner Cares More For Audiences Than Critics

17th February 2006 19:31

Film director ROB REINER pays no interest in critics' reviews of his movies - he is only interested in the response of the audience. Reiner is...

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Fascinating Fact 1025

17th February 2006 19:31

Actress SHARON STONE has added author to her list of talents after penning SOMETHING TO HOLD, a book of spiritual musings and thoughts.

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Kitaen Bitches About Alley After Romance Tangle

17th February 2006 19:31

Actresses KIRSTIE ALLEY and TAWNY KITAEN are locked in a nasty war of words following reports they're dating the same guy. Kitaen, the former wife...

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Desperate Housewives Star Eva Will Strip For Chocolate

17th February 2006 19:31

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA was uncomfortable filming a scene where her character performed yoga naked - until producers bribed her with...

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Fawcett Blames O'neal For Their Son's Drugs Hell

17th February 2006 19:31

The renewed friendship between former lovers RYAN O'NEAL and FARRAH FAWCETT has hit a sour note - she's blaming him for their son's drug problems. ...

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Gorillas + Aliens Triumph At Visual Effects Oscars

17th February 2006 19:31

KING KONG and WAR OF THE WORLDS were the big winners at the fourth annual Visual Effects Society Awards on Wednesday night (15FEB06). Both film...

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Baldwin Gets The Key To The Forbidden City

17th February 2006 19:31

Movie star ALEC BALDWIN has been given the key to China's Forbidden City - to shoot a new film there. The PEARL HARBOR star will play an American...

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Jackson Upset Over Oscar Voting Story

17th February 2006 19:31

LATEST: SAMUEL L JACKSON has blasted a Fox News reporter for putting his credibility as an actor at stake by claiming the PULP FICTION star lets...

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Walk The Line Pirate Nailed By Mpaa Internet Operation

17th February 2006 19:31

A film fan who boasted about 'uploading' a pirated copy of JOHNNY CASH biopic WALK THE LINE on the Internet faces a year behind bars following an...

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Affleck Brothers Team Up As Director + Star

17th February 2006 19:31

BEN AFFLECK will make his directorial debut a family affair after casting brother CASEY in the lead. The Afflecks are behind the movie adaptation...

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The Things They Say 1357

17th February 2006 19:31

"I can skin a deer and a pig and a snake - and rabbits." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA boasts about her hunting skills.

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Fascinating Fact 1028

17th February 2006 19:31

VINCE VAUGHN bought JENNIFER ANISTON a $2,600 (GBP1,400) 18-carat gold pave-set diamond heart ring from Tiffany's for her 37th birthday.

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Julianne Upset That She Passed As A Man

17th February 2006 19:31

Actress JULIANNE MOORE was left hurt when she dressed up like a man for a train trip - and nobody paid any attention. The Oscar-nominated actress...

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Fascinating Fact 1027

17th February 2006 19:31

Oscar nominee TERRENCE HOWARD has signed on as a spokesmodel for the 310 Footwear Collection.

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