Music, Movie and Entertainment News 17th June 2003

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Newman's Kids Camp Named Cart Champ Charity

17th June 2003 2:26

The CART Champ Car series is joining actor PAUL NEWMAN in merging two of the actor's favourite off-screen passions - charity work and auto racing. ...

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The Hulk's Childish Inspiration

17th June 2003 2:26

Australian actor ERIC BANA drew on unconventional inspiration for his role as THE HULK - his toddler son's temper tantrums. Bana, who plays the...

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Golden Girl Defends Animal Rights

17th June 2003 2:26

Former GOLDEN GIRLS star BEA ARTHUR has joined forces with the PEOPLE OF THE ETHICAL TREATMENT OF ANIMALS (PETA) to attack a chiropractic school. ...

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Matrix's Big In Britain

17th June 2003 2:26

THE MATRIX RELOADED was such a huge hit in Britain it marked a massive surge in cinema bookings. The sci-fi sequel - starring KEANU REEVES and...

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Diana's Life Lesson For William

17th June 2003 2:26

DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES introduced PRINCE WILLIAM to supermodels CLAUDIA SCHIFFER and NAOMI CAMPBELL at a young age so he'd be comfortable in the...

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Jude Law Dropped From Godfather Role

17th June 2003 2:26

Supermodel KATE MOSS has abandoned plans to make JUDE LAW godfather to her baby daughter, after the actor walked out on her pal SADIE FROST. ...

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Dj Outshadows Opposition In Urban Albums Poll

17th June 2003 2:26

DJ SHADOW's ENDTRODUCING LP has topped a new poll of influential dance and urban albums. The acclaimed 1996 album beat A TRIBE CALLED QUEST's...

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Odb To Become Reality Tv Star

17th June 2003 2:26

WU-TANG CLAN rapper OL' DIRTY BASTARD, now known as DIRT McGIRT, has signed up to become the next celebrity reality TV star. The GOT YOUR MONEY...

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Bjork On Having Her Baby Son On Tour

17th June 2003 2:26

Icelandic singing sensation BJORK took her baby son SINDRI on tour with her - to help her cope with the stress of life on the road. The BIG TIME...

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50 Cent's Got Sole

17th June 2003 2:26

Rapper 50 CENT is following the footsteps of fellow hip-hip star JAY-Z - by teaming up with REEBOK to launch a line of footwear. The IN DA CLUB...

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Bryan Adams Fan Scare

17th June 2003 2:26

A fan of Canadian rocker BRYAN ADAMS sparked a security alert in Britain - after booking a hotel suite next to him. The singer travelled to the...

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Jay-z And Dash Make New Roc

17th June 2003 2:26

Hip hop moguls JAY-Z and DAMON DASH are creating a new ROC-A-FELLA imprint, to protect the label from commercial artists signed to them. The...

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Martin And Paltrow Gag Fans

17th June 2003 2:26

British rockers COLDPLAY thrilled fans in New York by inviting them to a backstage after-gig party - but banned them from talking about frontman...

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Rolling Stones Stamps

17th June 2003 2:26

Rock legends THE ROLLING STONES are so popular in Austria - they've been given their own set of postage stamps. Bandmembers SIR MICK JAGGER,...

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Mccartney Turned Away From Glastonbury

17th June 2003 2:26

Rock legend SIR PAUL McCARTNEY offered to appear at this year's GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL in Britain - but organisers turned him down. The former...

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Daredevil Shoes

17th June 2003 9:16

DAREDEVIL star JENNIFER GARNER has designed a new pair of running shoes for NIKE. Proceeds from the sale of the limited edition NIKE SHOX...

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Ang Lee's Hulk Pressure

17th June 2003 9:16

Director ANG LEE admits he felt under great pressure during the making of eagerly-awaited epic THE HULK - because he's scared of disappointing his...

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Josh Tops Teen Poll

17th June 2003 9:16

JOSH HARTNETT's new movie HOLLYWOOD HOMICIDE might not be setting cinemas alight this summer (03) - but he's still teen girls' favourite film...

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Hume Cronyn Dies

17th June 2003 9:16

COCOON star HUME CRONYN has died after a long battle with prostate cancer at his home in Connecticut. He was 91. The stage and screen veteran,...

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Kournikova's Birthday Strop

17th June 2003 9:16

Sexy tennis star ANNA KOURNIKOVA stunned her entourage when she refused to eat a birthday cake they had prepared especially for her. The Russian...

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Jennifer Joy At Teen Choice Awards

17th June 2003 9:16

The JENNIFERs look set to rule at the upcoming TEEN CHOICE AWARDS in August (03) with J.LO nabbing six nominations including female fashion icon. ...

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New Stars Line Up On Rich List

17th June 2003 9:16

MATTHEW PERRY, HALLE BERRY and MIKE MYERS have made their way onto Hollywood's most important annual rich list for the first time - but TOM CRUISE...

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Fans Bid Peck Farewell

17th June 2003 9:16

Thousands turned up to bid farewell to actor GREGORY PECK at a public memorial service in Los Angeles yesterday (16JUN03). Family, fans and...

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Bjork Loved That Snare Sound

17th June 2003 9:16

Icelandic pop star BJORK admits she could never get excited about a poem like she could over the sound of a snare drum. Bjork, 37, also recalls...

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Angie Martinez Gives Birth

17th June 2003 9:16

Rapper ANGIE MARTINEZ has given birth to a four kilogram (nine pound) baby boy called NIKO RUFFIN in New York City. Martinez, who pulled out of...

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Timberlake's Shark Fear

17th June 2003 9:16

Pop hunk JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE makes a point of avoiding the ocean whenever he's on holiday - because he has an all-consuming fear of sharks. The...

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Meat Loaf Steers Clear Of Ogling

17th June 2003 9:16

Rocker MEAT LOAF is a lot more careful about girls with big breasts - after his admiration for a woman's ample bosom left him with his head stuck...

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Beck Hail's Pink's Cover

17th June 2003 9:16

Rocker BECK has praised PINK's cover of his unreleased song FEELGOOD TIME - admitting the pop-punk babe "sings the chorus better than I did". ...

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Durst Changes Limp Bizkit Name

17th June 2003 9:16

LIMP BIZKIT rocker FRED DURST has changed his band's name - to limpbizkit. In a move similar to MATCHBOX 20, who became matchbox twenty, Durst...

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So Solid's Phillips 'Dumped Weapon'

17th June 2003 9:16

SO SOLID CREW star JASON PHILLIPS "dumped" a loaded pistol when he fled from police in London - a court has heard. Phillips denies one count of...

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Carey Gets Intimate

17th June 2003 9:16

Pop diva MARIAH CAREY has scaled down her forthcoming summer tour from arenas to theatres - insisting the move is to give fans a more intimate...

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Prince Charles Was Speed Demon Too

17th June 2003 13:53

PRINCE CHARLES apologised for son PRINCE WILLIAM's reckless driving recently - but the British royal was once a racy driver too. Ex-royal...

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Blow Up Sex Scene Triumphs

17th June 2003 13:53

The title of steamiest sex scene in a movie has been awarded to 1960s cult classic BLOW UP. The British film, directed by MICHELANGELO...

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Fans Hunt New Potter Book Online

17th June 2003 13:53

HARRY POTTER fans have frantically been trying to download copies of the new book online - before it's official release on Saturday (21JUN03). ...

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Hurley To Slum It As Middle Class

17th June 2003 13:53

British beauty ELIZABETH HURLEY is to shed her posh accent - because movie bosses fear her voice might alienate audiences. Producers for new...

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Prince William Still Single

17th June 2003 13:53

LATEST: British royal PRINCE WILLIAM's pretty pal JESSICA CRAIG has denied reports the pair are dating. The eligible bachelor, who turns 21 on...

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Melanie Griffith Watches Antonio's Women

17th June 2003 13:53

WORKING GIRL MELANIE GRIFFITH is keeping a close eye on hunky hubby ANTONIO BANDERAS - because he plays the lover of 18 women in hit Broadway show...

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Paul Walker: I'm No 007, Dude

17th June 2003 13:53

Hollywood hunk PAUL WALKER has denied he will be the next JAMES BOND when PIERCE BROSNAN quits - because 007 can't say 'dude'. 2 FAST 2 FURIOUS...

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Pitt's Jealousy Over Aniston And Carrey

17th June 2003 13:53

BRAD PITT kept haranguing comic JIM CARREY about his sex scene in new film BRUCE ALMIGHTY - because it involved his sexy wife JENNIFER ANISTON. ...

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Harry Potter Theft Drama

17th June 2003 13:53

Hundreds of thousands of copies of the fifth HARRY POTTER book have been stolen from a Merseyside, England warehouse - despite a massive security...

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Hurley And Nayar: Engaged?

17th June 2003 13:53

Actress ELIZABETH HURLEY and her millionaire lover ARUN NAYAR insisted on being called 'Mr and Mrs' on a romantic trip last weekend (14/15JUN03) -...

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New Avril Lavigne Offering

17th June 2003 13:53

Canadian teen AVRIL LAVIGNE is releasing a previously unheard song on the soundtrack of big-budget comedy sequel AMERICAN WEDDING The hitmaker...

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Conga Fun Gets Complicated

17th June 2003 13:53

Dancing spiraled out of control at Sweden's HULTSFRED music festival on Saturday (14JUN03), when a 500-people strong 'conga line' took over the...

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Westlife Slash Sale Prices

17th June 2003 13:53

WESTLIFE crooners BRYAN McFADDEN and NICKY BYRNE have been affected by the slump in the Irish housing market - they've slashded the asking prices...

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Lisa Yearns For So Solid Love

17th June 2003 13:53

Fame is making it tough for SO SOLID CREW solo artist LISA MAFFIA to find true love. The single mother, 23, split from So Solid bandmate G-MAN...

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Moby's Woody Allen Tendencies

17th June 2003 13:53

Electronica musician MOBY is worried he's turning into eccentric film director WOODY ALLEN - certainly where his erratic love life is concerned. ...

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Photographer Rankin Dismisses Kittens

17th June 2003 13:53

Celebrity photographer RANKIN has vowed never to work with ATOMIC KITTEN again - because the pop trio are "f***ing stupid". The unhappy snapper...

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Halliwell's Breast Assets

17th June 2003 13:53

Newly curvy singer GERI HALLIWELL loves having her formerly famous big breasts back again. The former SPICE GIRL was well known for her assets...

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Tatu Stars Are Straight, Claims Grandmother

17th June 2003 13:53

TATU star LENA KATINA hates the group's lesbian antics and has a secret boyfriend - according to her grandmother. ASYA KATINA claims Lena and...

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Eminem Faces Custody Battle

17th June 2003 13:53

Rapper EMINEM is determined to win custody of his two children from ex-wife KIM MATHERS - even though one of the youngsters isn't related to him. ...

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Anna Paquin's Wrestling Rile

17th June 2003 17:14

X-MEN 2 actress ANNA PAQUIN has been in the film industry for 10 years - but she still gets surprised by some of her bizarre fans. The...

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Jennifer Aniston: The Lucky Girl

17th June 2003 17:14

Pretty THE GOOD GIRL actress JENNIFER ANISTON thanks her lucky stars to have found a man like BRAD PITT, who accepts her warts and all. The...

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Colin Farrell Loves His Mum

17th June 2003 17:14

Smoldering Irish actor COLIN FARRELL's mum has been one of the biggest influences in his life. The 27-year-old PHONE BOOTH star believes his mum...

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Claire Danes Finds Peace At School

17th June 2003 17:14

ROMEO+JULIET actress CLAIRE DANES loved being a student - because she could escape from the film world and fit in with her peers. The American...

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Woody Harrelson Flouts The Law

17th June 2003 17:14

ANGER MANAGEMENT star WOODY HARRELSON completely disregarded New York Mayor MIKE BLOOMBERG's smoking ban - believing it does not apply to...

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Od2'S Milestone Internet Music Deal

17th June 2003 17:14

A new licensing deal will enable JENNIFER LOPEZ fans to download more than 200,000 songs from the internet without breaking any laws. Record...

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Ginuwine Boxes Clever

17th June 2003 17:14

R'n'B star GINUWINE has enlisted the help of old pal MIKE TYSON to spice up his new album. The offering, tentatively called BACK TO THE BASICS,...

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Emma Bunton: Life In The Lens

17th June 2003 17:14

Former SPICE GIRL EMMA BUNTON has learned to deal with being stalked by the press. The artist formerly known as BABY SPICE has learnt the hard...

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Lyor Cohen Back In Court

17th June 2003 17:14

DEF JAM record label head LYOR COHEN is being sued by former in-house lawyer JONATHON LIEBERMAN for "tortuous interference". Lieberman claims...

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Diplomats Star Slams Jay-z For Tour Debacle

17th June 2003 17:14

THE DIPLOMATS star JUELEZ SANTANA has slammed labelmate JAY-Z for causing the cancellation of their record company's proposed summer tour. ...

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Size Is Just A Number For Mis-teeq

17th June 2003 17:14

Dynamic girl group MIS-TEEQ have hit out at the British music industry's obsession with size - because it's stopping talent getting to the top. ...

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Vandross Headed For The Top

17th June 2003 17:14

Ailing singer LUTHER VANDROSS' new album DANCE WITH MY FATHER looks set to overcome METALLICA's latest and claim the top slot on the BILLBOARD...

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J.lo And Ben Start Nesting?

17th June 2003 17:14

Pop babe JENNIFER LOPEZ is already preparing to start a family with fiance BEN AFFLECK, as their new home reveals. As well as boasting...

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Pop Duo Let Loose On Galaxy

17th June 2003 17:14

The film version of popular book THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY is to be helmed by British directing/producing duo GARTH JENNINGS and NICK...

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Club King Peter Gatien's Story To Be Filmed

17th June 2003 17:14

Ex-club honcho PETER GATIEN and his daughter JENNIFER plan to hire the screenwriter of A BEAUTIFUL MIND to bring their life story to the movies. ...

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John Malkovich Signs Up For Kubrick Flick

17th June 2003 17:14

Handsome CON AIR star JOHN MALKOVICH is set to star in COLOR ME KUBRICK, a comedy about a con man who established himself within London's social...

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Eddie Izzard: Comedy Is Like Cocaine

17th June 2003 17:14

Cross-dressing comedian and movie actor EDDIE IZZARD claims that performing stand-up routines is like snorting cocaine. The VELVET GOLDMINE star...

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Pierce Brosnan Goes Back To School

17th June 2003 17:14

Dashing JAMES BOND actor PIERCE BROSNAN is planning to lead an acting master class for 25 lucky people at the GALWAY FILM FESTIVAL. The THOMAS...

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Blacula Star Dies

17th June 2003 21:35

Movie star WILLIAM MARSHALL, who shone as OTHELLO on stage and BLACULA on screen, has died in Los Angeles. He was 78. The actor, who was...

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Jennifer Aniston's Concern For Co-star

17th June 2003 21:35

Kind-hearted actress JENNIFER ANISTON was horrified to learn that a FRIENDS co-star's wife had been the victim of road rage. JAMES MICHAEL TYLER...

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Danson's Show Saved

17th June 2003 21:35

LATEST: Actor TED DANSON is elated to learn his once-cancelled TV show BECKER has now been revived by network bosses. Just last month (MAY03),...

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Claire Danes: Why I Quit Hollywood

17th June 2003 21:35

ROMEO + JULIET star CLAIRE DANES insists leaving Hollywood for three years was the best decision she could have made. Sexy Claire, 24, swapped...

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Zellweger: I Don't Meet Men

17th June 2003 21:35

Hollywood hotty RENEE ZELLWEGER is too busy working for either sex or chocolate - a lifestyle that would appall her BRIDGET JONES alter-ego. The...

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Elizabeth Hurley's Boot Camp

17th June 2003 21:35

ELIZABETH HURLEY felt so hounded by the press during her pregnancy that when hiding out at SIR ELTON JOHN'S home she had to be driven around in the...

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Catherine Zeta-jones Wants To Team With Brad Pitt

17th June 2003 21:35

Welsh actress CATHERINE ZETA-JONES has her eye on BRAD PITT - she's desperate to make a movie with him. The TRAFFIC beauty, married to Hollywood...

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Pamela Anderson Attacked On Flight

17th June 2003 21:35

Former BAYWATCH star PAMELA ANDERSON was attacked twice by a drunken passenger onboard a flight from Florida to California on Saturday (14JUN03). ...

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J.lo Signs Up With New Management

17th June 2003 21:35

LATEST: JENNIFER LOPEZ has found new management after parting company with longtime manager BENNY MEDINA last week (ends13JUN03). The ENOUGH...

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Mis-teeq: Controlling Force

17th June 2003 21:35

R'n'B act MIS-TEEQ may be three pretty faces but they refuse to let record company executives pull the wool over their eyes. The ONE NIGHT STAND...

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Dmx Takes On New Wolfman Role

17th June 2003 21:35

Rapper DMX has signed up to star in the latest werewolf movie. The CRADLE 2 THE GRAVE star will shoot supernatural thriller WEREWOLF next year...

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Travis Join Sexsmith

17th June 2003 21:35

TRAVIS stars DOUGIE PAYNE and NEIL PRIMROSE are jumping bands - to join RON SEXSMITH in the studio. The Scottish duo are huge fans of Sexsmith...

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Fatone Parodies Bandmates And Creed

17th June 2003 21:35

'N SYNC star JOEY FATONE will poke fun at bandmates JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and JC CHASEZ as well as rock supergroup CREED on his new comedy album. ...

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Pink's Quick Charlie's Angels Cameo

17th June 2003 21:35

Singer PINK is urging her fans to contain their excitement over her cameo in the upcoming CHARLIE'S ANGELS sequel - because her appearance is so...

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Timberlake And Diddy Go Digital

17th June 2003 21:35

Pop hunk JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and rap mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS are the latest stars to launch their own video games. Last week (ends13JUN03), the...

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Beyonce Show Hits The Big Screen

17th June 2003 21:35

BEYONCE KNOWLES is so thrilled with her first solo live performance, she's releasing it as a one-night only movie experience. The BEYONCE...

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Lynyrd Skynyrd To Be Kid Rock's Wedding Singers

17th June 2003 21:35

KID ROCK and PAMELA ANDERSON's wedding will take on a rock theme - they've recruited LYNYRD SKYNYRD to perform at their nuptials. Bandmember...

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Spice Girls Forever

17th June 2003 21:35

Former SPICE GIRL EMMA BUNTON insists she is still the best of friends with her former band mates. The popular girl group disbanded in 2000...

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David Furnish's Toilet Wars With Boy George

17th June 2003 21:35

Rock legend SIR ELTON JOHN has accused BOY GEORGE of waging a "personal vendetta" against him in his newspaper column. Sir Elton's long term...

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