Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 17th March 2004

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Hobbit Billy Becomes Chucky's Son

17th March 2004 2:04

THE LORD OF THE RINGS star BILLY BOYD is set to terrify fans in his next movie - he'll play the son of horror doll CHUCKY. The Scottish actor...

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Fame Star Sued Over Tv Talent Show

17th March 2004 2:04

FAME star DEBBIE ALLEN is being sued by the bosses of a film company who claim she stole the idea for her hit talent TV show FAME from them. IN...

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`Bah, Humbug,' Frasier Becomes Scrooge

17th March 2004 2:04

FRASIER star KELSEY GRAMMER is the latest actor to utter the famous words 'Bah, humbug' in yet another adaptation of CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS...

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Jackson Gets Wired

17th March 2004 2:04

THE LORD OF THE RINGS director PETER JACKSON has received yet another honour for the trilogy - this time for being a maverick. The movie maker...

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Arnie Set For Wiesenthal Centre Ceremony

17th March 2004 2:04

California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER is set to jet off to Jerusalem, Israel, in May (04) to witness the groundbreaking ceremony of a new SIMON...

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Mortensen Dumped For Dafoe In Platoon

17th March 2004 2:04

Movie heart-throb VIGGO MORTENSEN was OLIVER STONE's first choice to play Sergeant ELIAS GRODIN in Vietnam war film PLATOON - until the director...

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Hutch Tries To Save The Day

17th March 2004 2:04

Original STARSKY AND HUTCH star DAVID SOUL chased a thief after a girl snatched his agent's mobile phone in a London bar. The English actor, 60,...

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Affleck Worries He'll Miss Out On Dating

17th March 2004 2:04

BEN AFFLECK can't imagine falling in love again anytime soon because he fears the right kind of girls won't want to date him. The movie hunk...

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Hunter And Lancaster Kiss And Make Up

17th March 2004 2:04

Modelling and love rivals RACHEL HUNTER and PENNY LANCASTER has finally agreed a truce to their high-profile rivalry - weeks after the Kiwi stunner...

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Jolie To Adopt Again

17th March 2004 2:04

Hollywood beauty ANGELINA JOLIE is being evaluated by an adoption agency as she hopes to find a brother or sister for her adorable son MADDOX. ...

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When Fatboy Slim Met The Other Man

17th March 2004 2:04

Dance star FATBOY SLIM refused to be drawn into a confrontation when he met the man who tried to split up his five year marriage to radio DJ ZOE...

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Andre 3000 To Return To School

17th March 2004 2:04

OUTKAST star ANDRE '3000' BENJAMIN is hoping to win a place at New York's prestigious performing arts school JUILLIARD. The HEY YA! hitmaker,...

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Fatboy's Panic Attack After Ball's Affair

17th March 2004 2:04

DJ supremo FATBOY SLIM suffered from panic attacks after he discovered his radio presenter wife ZOE BALL was having an affair with producer DAN...

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Doctor Bono

17th March 2004 2:04

Irish rocker BONO is becoming a doctor - an American university is awarding him an honorary doctorate. The U2 frontman will receive a doctor of...

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Judge Gives Geffen The Go-ahead On Guns N' Roses Album

17th March 2004 2:04

LATEST: A Los Angeles judge has given GEFFEN RECORDS bosses the go-ahead to release a planned GUNS N' ROSES best of compilation, despite the...

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Iglesias And Kournikova Engaged?

17th March 2004 2:04

Pop idol ENRIQUE IGLESIAS is reportedly engaged to his tennis star lover ANNA KOURNIKOVA. The Russian blonde flashed a $5.4 million (GBP3...

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Funky Sylvers Dies

17th March 2004 9:00

Funk icon EDMUND SYLVERS has lost his battle with lung cancer at 47. The BOOGIE FEVER singer, who fronted 1970s disco group THE SYLVERS, battled...

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Ringo + Charlie Sign Up For Dj Fontana Hall Of Fame Push

17th March 2004 9:00

RINGO STARR and CHARLIE WATTS have joined a coalition of rock drummers planning to get ELVIS PRESLEY's former percussionist DJ FONTANA inducted...

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Beyonce Teams Up With Usher

17th March 2004 9:00

BEYONCE KNOWLES is set for another blockbuster video duet with R+B's smoothest superstar USHER. After teaming up with boyfriend JAY-Z and reggae...

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Jackson Gets Romantic With Jermaine In New Video

17th March 2004 9:00

Clever video director DAVE MEYERS persuaded lovers JANET JACKSON and JERMAINE DUPRI to team up in the singer's new video I WANT YOU - by telling...

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Mad Court Date For Courtney

17th March 2004 9:00

LATEST: COURTNEY LOVE fired and re-hired her attorneys in a mad 10 minutes in court yesterday (16MAR04). The eccentric rock star was back in...

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Selma Gets Sexy

17th March 2004 9:01

SELMA BLAIR is sexing up her image by baring all in a new American fashion magazine. THE SWEETEST THING star vamps it up in a photospread for...

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Shield Star's Director Card Thrill

17th March 2004 9:01

THE SHIELD star MICHAEL CHIKLIS signed up pals CLINT EASTWOOD and DAVID MAMET as two of the signatories for his DIRECTORS GUILD OF AMERICA card. ...

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Biggs' Ocd Is Getting Out Of Hand

17th March 2004 9:01

JASON BIGGS' obsessive compulsive disorder has become so bad he has to clean up after his maid. The super-tidy AMERICAN PIE star fears he's...

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Hunter Gets Horny On A Horse

17th March 2004 9:01

New Zealand model RACHEL HUNTER has an unusual way of dealing with sexual frustration - horse riding. The sexy blonde, 34, told New York shock...

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Carrey Dreams Of Returning To Date Dilemma

17th March 2004 9:01

Funnyman JIM CARREY would love to return to his most embarrassing date - so he could turn the horror into a triumph. The actor felt sure he was...

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Affleck Urges Film Fans To Help Homeless Smith

17th March 2004 9:01

BEN AFFLECK is begging fans to check out his new movie JERSEY GIRL because it will help director pal KEVIN SMITH pay for damage on the Hollywood...

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Paris Hilton Buries Her Grandmother

17th March 2004 9:01

The sequel of socialite PARIS HILTON's reality TV hit THE SIMPLE LIFE was halted yesterday (16MAR04) so the hotel heiress could attend her...

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Sharon And Ozzy Bust-up Over Booze

17th March 2004 9:01

The relationship between SHARON and OZZY OSBOURNE has hit another bad patch - the rocker is furious his wife is drinking too much. The rock...

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Kelly's Period Problem

17th March 2004 9:01

AMERICAN IDOL star KELLY CLARKSON was ridiculed as a child because she had her first period when she was just nine. The singer was the first...

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Beyonce Beats Aniston In New Hair Poll

17th March 2004 9:01

BEYONCE KNOWLES has beaten JENNIFER ANISTON in a new teen poll to find America's best celebrity hairstyles. The J-14 hair list also features...

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Jc Dedicates Break-up Song To Dead Pal

17th March 2004 9:01

A song on 'N SYNC star JC CHASEZ's new album SCHIZOPHRENIC has taken on a new meaning after a close pal died. The singer penned the tune DEAR...

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Sawalha Splits With Boyfriend

17th March 2004 13:52

CHICKEN RUN star JULIA SAWALHA has split up with her long-term TV star boyfriend ALAN DAVIES - just months after denying reports they had...

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Blair Goes Naked As Ursula Udders

17th March 2004 13:52

THE SWEETEST THING star SELMA BLAIR conquered her fear of being naked in public when she signed up to play a busty go-go dancer in JOHN WATERS'...

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Knightley Gains Girl Power Crown

17th March 2004 13:52

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY has cemented her rise to Hollywood fame by beating off stiff competition to be voted the ultimate 'Girl Power' star by a leading...

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Parker: I've Never Had Plastic Surgery

17th March 2004 13:52

SEX + THE CITY beauty SARAH JESSICA PARKER has slammed reports she has undergone plastic surgery - insisting she intends to "age with dignity". ...

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Spielberg And Cruise Join Forces For The War Of The Worlds

17th March 2004 13:52

MINORITY REPORT director STEVEN SPIELBERG is joining forces with leading man TOM CRUISE once more - on an adaptation of HG WELLS's classic THE WAR...

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Wahlberg Produces Children In Prison Documentary

17th March 2004 13:52

Benevolent actor MARK WAHLBERG is producing and narrating a new documentary about children in adult prisons - in an effort to prevent teenagers...

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Pitt And Dicaprio To Team Up?

17th March 2004 13:52

Hollywood heart-throbs BRAD PITT and LEONARDO DiCAPRIO could be set to team up on the big screen - in a remake of acclaimed Chinese thriller...

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Kidman's Bizarre Rothschild Friendship

17th March 2004 13:52

OSCAR winner NICOLE KIDMAN has struck up a bizarre new friendship with 67-year-old multi-millionaire LORD JACOB ROTHSCHILD - which is conducted via...

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Garner Splits With Alias Lover Vartan

17th March 2004 13:52

Movie beauty JENNIFER GARNER has split from her lover MICHAEL VARTAN - just months after leaving husband SCOTT FOLEY for him. The couple met on...

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Mcfadden's Statue Dream Shattered

17th March 2004 13:52

KERRY McFADDEN's dream of seeing herself immortalised with a bronze statue in her home town have been dashed after a protest from locals. The...

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Humperdinck Slams 'Lying' Tom Jones

17th March 2004 13:52

Veteran crooner ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK has slammed pop peer TOM JONES for claiming he had first refusal on hit single RELEASE ME - branding him...

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Williams Warned Off Rocker's Girl

17th March 2004 13:52

ROBBIE WILLIAMS has been told to keep his hands off rocker ADAM LEVINE's model girlfriend - after the British pop star tried to romance her. The...

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Keating: Filan Next To Leave Westlife

17th March 2004 13:52

WESTLIFE's former manager RONAN KEATING has predicted SHANE FILAN will be the next member to leave the band, following BRYAN McFADDEN's...

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Dhani Harrison Follows George Into Music

17th March 2004 13:52

GEORGE HARRISON's son DHANI is following his father into the music business - but insists he doesn't care whether he's successful or not. The...

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Mel C Says No To Spice Reunion

17th March 2004 13:52

MEL C has halted any chance of a SPICE GIRL reunion - because she's determined to preserve her "integrity". Despite the formerly all-conquering...

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Osbournes To Move Back To Britain

17th March 2004 13:52

Rock wildman OZZY OSBOURNE is leaving Los Angeles to return to his native Britain - because he wants to end his life "where people are real". ...

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Houston Family: We Blame Bobby Brown

17th March 2004 13:52

LATEST: The worried family of troubled R+B singer WHITNEY HOUSTON have hit out at her jailbird husband BOBBY BROWN - stating they wish she'd never...

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Lagerfeld Offers Advice For Those Trying To Stay Trim

17th March 2004 17:27

Fashion guru KARL LAGERFELD is considering penning a post-diet book offering the newly thin advice on how to keep the weight off, after watching...

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Cattrall: 'There Is Life After Sex And The City'

17th March 2004 17:27

Actress KIM CATTRALL is determined not to disappear for good now SEX AND THE CITY has ended. After a number of smaller film roles, the...

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Movie Star Studies Prince William For New Royal Role

17th March 2004 17:27

Movie hunk LUKE MABLY studied PRINCE WILLIAM to prepare for his new film role as the PRINCE OF DENMARK. The actor plays the European royal who...

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Biggs' Hang-gliding Thrill Ride

17th March 2004 17:27

AMERICAN PIE actor JASON BIGGS is determined to become a hang-gliding expert after taking a weekend course in Costa Rica. The 25-year-old star...

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Gillian Anderson Has Script Stolen

17th March 2004 17:27

THE X FILES star GILLIAN ANDERSON is making slow progress bringing ELIZABETH ROSNER's novel THE SPEED OF LIGHT to the big screen - after a thief...

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Roddick Ditches Mandy Moore

17th March 2004 17:27

American tennis ace ANDY RODDICK has reportedly dumped his actress girlfriend MANDY MOORE, because he can't handle their long distance...

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Cattrall Left Homeless

17th March 2004 17:27

Former SEX AND THE CITY star KIM CATTRALL has been forced to move into a hotel, because work on her New York home hasn't finished on time. The...

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Schiffer Stalker Deported

17th March 2004 17:27

A Canadian man accused of stalking German supermodel CLAUDIA SCHIFFER has been deported from Britain. LOUIS ALEXANDRE BRISETTE, 21, was arrested...

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Ray Davies: 'I'll Be Back'

17th March 2004 17:27

THE KINKS star RAY DAVIES has vowed to perform again - after being shot in the leg by a mugger in America. The 59-year-old is still recovering...

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50 Cent Invited To Gay Ball

17th March 2004 17:27

America's GAY AND LESBIAN ALLIANCE AGAINST DEFAMATION (GLAAD) have hit back at rapper 50 CENT's homophobic comments - by inviting him to their...

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Wife Defends Singer Over 'Murder'

17th March 2004 17:27

BETRAND CANTAT's estranged wife has defended the French rock star against charges he murdered actress MARIE TRINTIGNANT. Cantat, 40, is standing...

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Spears To Get In Shape

17th March 2004 17:27

Pop superstar BRITNEY SPEARS is embarking on a strict exercise regime - because she's finding it difficult to keep up with backing dancers on her...

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50 Cent Goes Back To The Drawing Board

17th March 2004 17:27

Rap superstar 50 CENT has scrapped his new solo album and is starting from scratch - because the work he's done isn't good enough. The...

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Prince's Religious Devotion Stop Sexy Songs

17th March 2004 17:27

PRINCE refused to sing risque songs CREAM and SEXY MOTHERF***ER at his ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME induction on Monday (15MAR04) - because of his...

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Lopez 'Caught' With Combs By First Husband

17th March 2004 17:27

Singing superstar JENNIFER LOPEZ' first husband OJANI NOA claims he ditched her after he caught her in a Los Angeles hotel room with SEAN 'P DIDDY'...

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Former Baywatch Star Distances Movie From Kobe Case

17th March 2004 21:02

Former BAYWATCH star ALEXANDRA PAUL has hit out at accusations her new TV movie A WOMAN HUNTED is based on KOBE BRYANT's current rape case. The...

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Drew's Dating Advice

17th March 2004 21:02

DREW BARRYMORE is keen to become the guru of first-date dining after sharing her secrets with American teen magazine SEVENTEEN. The CHARLIE'S...

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Reynolds: I Love Being Movie Royalty

17th March 2004 21:02

BURT REYNOLDS loves being a veteran actor, because whenever he's on a movie set he's treated like royalty. The 68-year-old star was initially...

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Brittany's Janis Joplin Dream

17th March 2004 21:02

Kooky star BRITTANY MURPHY is desperate to play rock legend JANIS JOPLIN in a movie about her life. The 8 MILE actress is convinced she's...

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Jolie's Psychic Role

17th March 2004 21:02

Hollywood beauty ANGELINA JOLIE's own psychic experiences helped her prepare for her latest movie TAKING LIVES. The gorgeous 28-year-old - who...

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Parker Fears Split From Sex Co-stars

17th March 2004 21:02

SARAH JESSICA PARKER hopes to keep in touch with her SEX AND THE CITY co-stars now that filming on the hit TV show has finished - but admits their...

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Gibson To Stop Supporting Bush?

17th March 2004 21:02

THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST movie maker MEL GIBSON is considering ditching his support for American President GEORGE W BUSH, after questioning his...

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Affleck Handed Razzie On Live Tv

17th March 2004 21:02

LATEST: Hollywood hunk BEN AFFLECK was finally handed his GOLDEN RASPBERRY AWARD on live TV last night (16MAR04) - but quickly handed it over to...

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Jolie Left Stranded In Tanzania By Hollywood

17th March 2004 21:02

ANGELINA JOLIE was left stranded in remote Tanzania without any money on one mission as UNITED NATIONS ambassador when a Hollywood premiere was...

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Norah Makes It Five Weeks At The Top In The Us

17th March 2004 21:02

Jazz star NORAH JONES has passed the two million sales mark in her native America to record a fifth week at the top of the album charts. The...

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Method Mad Makes Stripping Documentary

17th March 2004 21:02

Rapper METHOD MAN is to make his debut as a documentarian by following a group of strippers around. The former WU-TANG CLAN star and his...

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Moby Grateful For Award Recognition

17th March 2004 21:02

Dance star MOBY refuses to get carried award by award victories, because he remembers how hard it was to get recognised. The DJ's trophy cabinet...

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Julie Andrews Sings

17th March 2004 21:02

Legendary soprano JULIE ANDREWS will sing in new movie THE PRINCESS DIARIES 2: ROYAL ENGAGEMENT - the first time since a throat operation in 1997...

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Iglesias' Love For Kournikova

17th March 2004 21:02

Spanish pop hunk ENRIQUE IGLESIAS has spoken of his love for his "beautiful, fun and adventurous" girlfriend, tennis star ANNA KOURNIKOVA. The...

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Anthony's Ex-wife's Lopez Hints

17th March 2004 21:02

MARC ANTHONY's estranged wife has hinted the Latin singer's relationship with former flame JENNIFER LOPEZ ruined their marriage. Former Miss...

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Presley Clarifies Jackson Comments

17th March 2004 21:02

LATEST: LISA MARIE PRESLEY has stepped forward to declare that she never saw her ex-husband MICHAEL JACKSON engage in inappropriate behaviour with...

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