Music, Movie and Entertainment News 17th October 2007

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West To Wed Before The End Of The Year

17th October 2007 2:06

KANYE WEST will celebrate the New Year (08) as a married man, if his fiancee ALEXIS PHIFER has her way. The blushing bride-to-be accepted West's...

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Spears Has Pink Eye - Just Like Federline

17th October 2007 2:06

BRITNEY SPEARS has explained her penchant for wearing sunglasses after dark - she has a case of pink eye. Ex-husband Kevin Federline wore an...

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Spears Still Gets A Giggle From Knicker-less 'Joke'

17th October 2007 2:06

A longtime friend of BRITNEY SPEARS has revealed the pop star's penchant for leaving her underwear at home started off as a joke - but now she loves...

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Slash Missed Out On Bedding Famous Porn Star Girlfriend

17th October 2007 2:06

Rocker SLASH missed the chance to sleep with his dream girlfriend when former porn star TRACI LORDS dumped him before he lived out his sex fantasy...

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Martin Gets Hollywood Star

17th October 2007 2:06

Pop star RICKY MARTIN was honoured with the 2,351th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday (16Oct07). The thrilled singer said, "It feels...

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Banhart Makes Mix-cds For Lohan

17th October 2007 2:06

Cult rocker DEVENDRA BANHART is helping LINDSAY LOHAN in her recovery - by making her mix-CDs of his favourite artists. Thoughtful Banhart is...

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Spice Girls Offer New Hits Album With Bras + Panties

17th October 2007 2:06

The SPICE GIRLS have signed a saucy new deal with lingerie giants Victoria's Secret - to release their upcoming hits album through their stores. ...

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Bloom Under Investigation

17th October 2007 2:06

LATEST: ORLANDO BLOOM is to be investigated by Los Angeles police after crashing a pal's car on Friday morning (12Oct07). The Pirates of The...

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Fascinating Fact 4113

17th October 2007 2:06

Rapper PLIES has become a ringtone sensation in America after landing seven tracks from his debut album THE REAL TESTAMENT on the Hot RingMasters...

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Booker T's Green Onions Top Instrumentals Poll

17th October 2007 2:06

BOOKER T. + THE MGS' soul anthem GREEN ONIONS has topped a new Best Rock Instrumentals poll. The Stax standard beat DICk Dale's surf classic...

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Richie To Buy A Home For Pregnant Daughter

17th October 2007 2:06

LIONEL RICHIE has come up with the perfect baby gift for his pregnant daughter NICOLE - a new home. The Hello hitmaker wants his unborn grandchild...

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Gyllenhaal: 'I Hate Preachy Message Films'

17th October 2007 2:06

Actor JAKE GYLLENHAAL deliberately avoids starring in movies with an obvious political message - despite roles in such hot-topic films as BROKEBACK...

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Broderick Hooked On Ping Pong

17th October 2007 2:06

Actor MATTHEW BRODERICK is obsessed with table tennis and insists on spending an hour or two every day playing. The Producers stars admits few...

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The Things They Say 5881

17th October 2007 2:06

"When you are sick you go to the doctor. I went to the doctor. I got better. It was a short time thing and I'm feeling great!" DAVID HASSELHOFF...

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Winfrey Can No Longer Kill Bees

17th October 2007 2:06

Media mogul OPRAH WINFREY has discovered she can no longer kill bees after lending her voice to new animated film BEE MOVIE. Winfrey plays a human...

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The Things They Say 5883

17th October 2007 2:06

"He wants to be BATMAN and he wants the Batman costume that comes in the mail... It has fake muscles in it, which is very disconcerting on a...

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The Things They Say 5882

17th October 2007 2:06

"Being a 56-year-old male, I'm changing my name from Joey Pants to Joseph Trousers." Former THE SOPRANOS star JOEY PANTOLIANO is considering changing...

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Caine Tried To Prevent Daughters From Meeting Men Like Him

17th October 2007 2:06

SIR MICHAEL CAINE was a strict father when his daughters were growing up because he wanted to protect them from womanising men like he used to be. ...

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Kylie: A Film For My Fans

17th October 2007 7:00

Singer Kylie Minogue has paid tribute to her fans at the London premiere of a documentary which charts her recovery from breast cancer. The pop diva...

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Irish Novelist Wins Booker Prize

17th October 2007 7:00

Irish novelist Anne Enright has been awarded this year's Man Booker prize for her novel The Gathering. Her book, which narrates the story of a woman...

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Britney Gets Dancers On Tape

17th October 2007 7:12

BRITNEY SPEARS turned the camera on hopeful dancers after cancelling auditions for a third time. The pop star cried off auditions at Millennium...

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Osbourne's $200,000 Hotel Bill

17th October 2007 7:12

OZZY OSBOURNE was left with a $200,000 (GBP100,000) bill - after deliberately igniting powerful fireworks inside an American hotel. The veteran...

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Attorney: 'Spears Is On The Run From The Paparazzi'

17th October 2007 7:12

BRITNEY SPEARS' attorney is hoping the authorities investigating his client's driving misdemeanours will take into account she's always on the run...

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Gabriel, Tunstall, Bedingfield + Blunt Triumph At Bmi Awards

17th October 2007 7:12

PETER GABRIEL, KT TUNSTALL, JAMES BLUNT and NATASHA BEDINGFIELD were among the stars honoured by the Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) in London on Tuesday...

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Girls Aloud Vow To Stop Recording Covers

17th October 2007 7:12

British pop group GIRLS ALOUD have vowed to stop recording cover versions of other artists' songs - because they don't do the originals justice. ...

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Fascinating Fact 4114

17th October 2007 7:12

BRITNEY SPEARS weighed in at 125 pounds (56.6 kilograms) when she was booked for hit and run in a Van Nuys police station on Monday night (15Oct07).

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Underwood Denies Romo Romance Reports

17th October 2007 7:12

CARRIE UNDERWOOD has again denied reports she's dating American football star TONY ROMO, although the pair are so close the country star admits they...

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Aiken Lands Spamalot Role

17th October 2007 7:12

AMERICAN IDOL star CLAY AIKEN is heading for Broadway as the star of Tony Award-winning musical MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT. The singer will make his...

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Blunt Hates Victorian Costume In New Role

17th October 2007 7:12

British actress EMILY BLUNT hates playing 19th century British monarch QUEEN VICTORIA in new movie THE YOUNG VICTORIA - because the costume choices...

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Law: 'I'm Not The New Caine'

17th October 2007 7:12

JUDE LAW has played down reports he wants to be the next SIR MICHAEL CAINE - despite reprising two of the veteran actor's iconic roles. The British...

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Harry Potter Most Lucrative Film Franchise Of All Time

17th October 2007 7:12

HARRY POTTER is shaping up to be the most lucrative movie franchise of all time - eclipsing the profits from STAR WARS and all 22 JAMES BOND films...

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The Things They Say 5884

17th October 2007 7:12

"I kind of see it through different eyes and I'm actually a bit of a fan. I've turned into a SPICE GIRLS fan. I never thought I'd say that." SPICE...

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The Things They Say 5885

17th October 2007 7:12

"BRUCE WILLIS would have probably knocked out the vampires with a punch to the jaw. HARRISON FORD would have gotten clobbered and responded with a...

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Anderson: 'I Hate Puppets'

17th October 2007 7:12

THUNDERBIRDS creator GERRY ANDERSON hated making puppet films - despite becoming one of the world's most renowned programme-makers in the genre. The...

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Watson: 'Ballet Is Harder Than Harry Potter'

17th October 2007 7:12

British actress EMMA WATSON found filming her new role as a ballerina much harder than working on the HARRY POTTER movies. The 17-year-old, who...

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Donald Trump Turned Down Presidential Offer

17th October 2007 7:12

DONALD TRUMP turned down the chance to run for U.S. President in next year's election - because he'd hate to give up his current job. The...

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The Things They Say 5886

17th October 2007 7:12

"She's incredibly gifted at sleeping; if it were an Olympic event, she could represent her country." PAUL BETTANY on his actress wife JENNIFER...

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Roberts Is Laughter Queen

17th October 2007 7:12

JULIA ROBERTS has beaten TOM CRUISE to the title of Hollywood's Best Laugh. More than 90 per cent of TV viewers who voted online in news show Access...

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Bbc Job Cuts Expected

17th October 2007 9:27

BBC director general Mark Thompson is to submit his proposals for the corporation's future later today, with a possible strike looming at the...

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Madonna Signs Groundbreaking Record Deal

17th October 2007 10:51

Madonna has signed a revolutionary contract with concert promoter Live Nation.The unique agreement is the first to encompass all facets of the star's...

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Ratatouille Tops UK Box Office

17th October 2007 11:54

Disney/Pixar's newest animated classic Ratatouille has soared to the top of the UK box office after its opening weekend.The amiable tale of a haute...

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Def Jam Deny Reports Nas Will Release New Album In 2007

17th October 2007 12:18

LATEST: NAS has clashed with Def Jam over his plans to drop his controversially-titled new album NIGGA in December (07) - because the record label...

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50 Cent Attacks Co-star

17th October 2007 12:18

Rapper 50 CENT attacked a co-star on the set of his new movie RIGHTEOUS KILL, according to reports The hip-hop star - real name Curtis Jackson -...

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Combs' Fate In Club Altercation Lies With Police

17th October 2007 12:18

LATEST: Hip-hop mogul SEAN COMBS is naive if he believes he can escape his latest accusations of assault with an out-of-court settlement, according...

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The Things They Say 5887

17th October 2007 12:18

"Paparazzi follow us around everywhere. We have a security team everywhere we go - school, shopping, MCDonald's." Spice Girl VICTORIA BECKHAM on the...

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Mel C Saddened By Richie's Weight Loss

17th October 2007 12:18

SPICE GIRL MELANIE CHISHOLM has described NICOLE RICHIE's dramatic weight loss as "heartbreaking". The singer suffered from an eating disorder...

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Scott-lee Pregnant

17th October 2007 12:18

Former STEPS singer LISA SCOTT-LEE is pregnant with her first child. The Heartbeat star and her husband Johnny Shentall - of defunct British pop...

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Harry Dismisses Walk Of Fame Accolade

17th October 2007 12:18

BLONDIE star DEBORAH HARRY is unfazed by her band's induction into the Rock Walk of Fame - because she couldn't care less about the accolade. The...

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Reverend Jackson Blasts Nas For Controversial Album Title

17th October 2007 12:18

Hip-hop star NAS has been slammed by REVEREND JESSE JACKSON - because the controversial title of his new album NIGGA "makes a mockery" of the race...

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Kid Rock Splits With Longtime Manager

17th October 2007 12:18

KID ROCK has parted ways with his manager after seven years together. The rapper/rocker's Detroit-based Ed 'Punch' Andrews resigned on Tuesday...

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Montag Denies Starting Conrad Sex Tape Rumour

17th October 2007 12:18

THE HILLS star HEIDI MONTAG is adamant she has been targetted by an internet hacker - after a post appeared on her website claiming responsibility...

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Hurley Infuriates Churchgoers

17th October 2007 12:18

British model/actress ELIZABETH HURLEY has angered parishioners by refusing to donate money to a local church's repair fund. According to...

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Death Threats For Rescue Group In Degeneres Dog Row

17th October 2007 12:18

LATEST: The animal rescue group at the centre of the ELLEN DEGENERES dog row have received death threats after the TV presenter mentioned the...

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Lohan's Boyfriend Was Engaged

17th October 2007 12:18

LINDSAY LOHAN stole new boyfriend snowboarder RILEY GILES from his fiancee - according to the girl's mother. The 21-year-old actress confirmed...

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Fascinating Fact 4115

17th October 2007 12:18

Comic JERRY SEINFELD's chef wife JESSICA was so pleased with a recent appearance on OPRAH WINFREY's talk show to promote her new book, DECEPTIVELY...

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Colbert To Run For President

17th October 2007 12:18

Comedian STEPHEN COLBERT will join the race for the White House after announcing plans to for Presidency of the United States. The funnyman, 43,...

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Milian's Wonder Woman Dream

17th October 2007 12:18

Singer/actress CHRISTINA MILIAN is campaigning for the role of WONDER WOMAN in the forthcoming JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA superhero movie. A number...

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Hilton Splits From 'Too Shy' Boyfriend

17th October 2007 12:18

Socialite PARIS HILTON has broken up with her boyfriend ALEX VAGGO - because he was too shy. The hotel heiress met the 20-year-old Swede in Los...

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The Things They Say 5888

17th October 2007 12:18

"Fall in love - it really works!" NICOLE KIDMAN reveals her number one beauty secret.

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Lucas Confirms Star Wars Tv Series

17th October 2007 12:36

George Lucas has confirmed that he has "just begun work" on a live-action Star Wars television series.But the filmmaker warned fans of the hugely...

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Auctioneers Expect $1 Million For Citizen Kane Oscar

17th October 2007 12:36

An Oscar won by ORSON WELLES for his 1941 film CITIZEN KANE is expected to go for in the region of $1 million at auction.The statuette, which was the...

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Led Zeppelin Cagey About New Material

17th October 2007 13:39

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has hinted the band could begin working on new material following their one-off reunion show.The band are reforming...

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Mel Left Stunned By Trucker Comparison

17th October 2007 14:21

MEL B was left uncharacteristically speechless after a Dancing With The Stars judge described her as having a "mouth like a truck driver".The...

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Kite Runner Author Backs Film Delay

17th October 2007 16:17

Bestselling writer Khaled Hosseini has backed the decision to delay the film adaptation of his novel The Kite Runner due to concerns over the stars'...

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Marr To Teach University Course

17th October 2007 16:23

Former SMITHS guitarist JOHNNY MARR has been appointed a professor of music at an English university. The 43-year-old rocker has relocated from...

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Richard Announces National Arena Tour

17th October 2007 16:23

SIR CLIFF RICHARD has announced dates for an upcoming arena tour to celebrate 50 years in the music industry. The Best of Me star - who turned 67...

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Page Hints At New Led Zeppelin Album

17th October 2007 16:23

LED ZEPPELIN guitarist JIMMY PAGE has hinted the band may work together on new material following their reunion concert. The legendary rockers will...

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Stewart On The Lookout For English Beau

17th October 2007 16:23

ROD STEWART's daughter KIMBERLY is desperate for an English boyfriend - insisting they are more well-mannered than their U.S. counterparts. Model...

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Bon Jovi: 'Fatherhood Is Testing'

17th October 2007 16:23

Veteran rocker JON BON JOVI has declared parenthood more challenging than being a rock star. The 45-year-old singer, who has been married to high...

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Mccracken Buys Drop Of Blood

17th October 2007 16:23

THE USED frontman BERT MCCRACKEN once paid $160 (GBP80) to score some marijuana - but ended up with a bloody tissue instead. The U.S. rocker, who...

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Cowell: 'Lewis Is One Of The Most Important Artists In The World'

17th October 2007 16:23

SIMON COWELL has branded THE X FACTOR winner LEONA LEWIS one of the most important artists of our generation - likening her to veteran singer WHITNEY...

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Ronson Planning Williams Collaboration

17th October 2007 16:23

British music producer MARK RONSON is in talks to record a comeback album with singer ROBBIE WILLIAMS. DJ Ronson, who has worked with stars Lily...

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Del Toro To Swap Acting For Directing

17th October 2007 16:23

Oscar-winner BENICIO DEL TORO is to take a break from acting - because he is desperate to direct movies not star in them. The 40-year-old, who...

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Dame Helen's Corgis Tipped To Score Canine Oscars

17th October 2007 16:23

The corgis who played DAME HELEN MIRREN's companions in 2006's THE QUEEN have been tipped to win the film yet another accolade - a Fido award. The...

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Spider-man To Return For A 'Different' Fourth Film

17th October 2007 16:23

SPIDER-MAN is returning for a fourth installment of the superhero franchise, but without director SAM RAIMI in the director's chair Raimi directed...

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Fascinating Fact 4116

17th October 2007 16:23

The organiser of British music festival Glastonbury is donating profits from the renowned summer event to struggling banana farmers in Latin America....

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Fascinating Fact 4117

17th October 2007 16:23

The creator of WALLACE AND GROMIT, NICK PARK, is auctioning off the inspiration behind the animated duo's van which appeared in THE CURSE OF THE...

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Spelling Sheds Baby Weight Eating Pre-packaged Meals

17th October 2007 16:23

Former BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 star TORI SPELLING has shed the weight she gained while pregnant with her first child - by eating only pre-packaged meals...

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Pfeiffer: 'Age Won't Stop Me Working'

17th October 2007 16:23

Actress MICHELLE PFEIFFER has become a victim of Hollywood ageism at 49 - but refuses to give up and retire from acting altogether. The Stardust...

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Holmes To Run Nyc Marathon

17th October 2007 16:23

Actress KATIE HOLMES will join cyclist LANCE ARMSTRONG and thousands of other runners in New York City's marathon next month (Nov07), according to...

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Raimi Backs Down From Lotr Plans For Jackson

17th October 2007 16:23

Filmmaker SAM RAIMI has offered to back out of plans to direct the next LORD OF THE RINGS movie, so PETER JACKSON take charge of the fantasy...

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The Things They Say 5889

17th October 2007 16:23

"I disgusted people. That's what happens when you've been standing on the set too long." Actress EMILY MORTIMER on sharing her thoughts about a...

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Bbc Trust Approves Thompson Shakeup Plans

17th October 2007 16:37

The BBC Trust, the corporation's governing body, has approved director general Mark Thompson's cost-cutting plans.Sir Michael Lyons, chairman of the...

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Louis Walsh 'Not Quitting' X-factor

17th October 2007 17:19

Despite rumours to the contrary, X-Factor judge Louis Walsh is not quitting the show after the next series, it has been claimed.The Irishman had been...

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Second Series Of The Tudors Confirmed

17th October 2007 18:03

The BBC has confirmed the acquisition of the second series of historical drama The Tudors.Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers as the young Henry VIII, the...

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Kimmel Cut From Monday Night Football

17th October 2007 18:33

ABC late-night host Jimmy Kimmel's career as a color commentator on ESPN's Monday Night Football lasted for only two Mondays. According to the New...

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Moonves To Remain At Cbs Post Through 1011

17th October 2007 18:33

The announcement of the latest ratings win by CBS came on the same day that the company disclosed that it had signed a new long-term contract with...

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Cbs Stays Ahead In Ratings But Abc Dances Closer

17th October 2007 18:33

CBS's old standbys overshadowed new programming on rival networks as it captured 10 of the top-15 positions on the Nielsen ratings chart. But ABC...

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Lucas Starts Work On Live-action Star Wars Tv Series

17th October 2007 18:33

The long blogged-about live action TV series based on the Star Wars movies is now in development, George Lucas has disclosed to the Los Angeles...

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Disunity Hits Actors' Unions

17th October 2007 18:33

Growing tension between the two major actors' unions, the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, became...

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Imus May Have New Cable Partner

17th October 2007 18:33

Don Imus may be about to land a cable network to simulcast his new talk show that reportedly will debut over WABC-AM in New York in December....

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Cablevision Owners Likely To See Their Bids Rejected

17th October 2007 18:33

Plans by the Dolan family to take Cablevision Systems private with a $10.6-billion buyout appeared wobbly Tuesday as its largest shareholder,...

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Dow Jones Websites Yank Cnbc Ads

17th October 2007 18:33

The Wall Street Journaland MarketWatch websites, both owned by News Corp following its acquisition of Dow Jones, dropped advertising for CNBC and...

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Did Halo 3 Hit Box Office Sales?

17th October 2007 18:33

Some industry analysts are blaming the release of the videogame Halo 3 for the current dive in movie ticket sales. Advertising Age has observed that...

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Viacom Won't Withdraw Lawsuit Against Google's Youtube

17th October 2007 18:33

Viacom said Tuesday that Google's announcement that it will install a filtering system aimed at preventing copyrighted movies and TV shows from being...

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Disney Erecting Replica Of Historic Theater In Anaheim

17th October 2007 18:33

Disney on Tuesday announced a $1.1-billion redo of its California Adventure park adjacent to Disneyland, whose centerpiece, it indicated, will be a...

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Writers' Strike Averted?

17th October 2007 18:33

Raising legitimate hopes for the first time that a strike by the Writers Guild of America against Hollywood film and TV studios could be averted...

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Ratatouille Has A Delicious Opening In U.k.

17th October 2007 18:33

British moviegoers feasted on Ratatouille over the weekend, shelling out $9 million in ticket purchases at 503 theaters, or a whopping $18,000 per...

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Williams 'Traumatised' By Blobby Jibes

17th October 2007 19:28

ROBBIE WILLIAMS is "addicted" to counting calories and obsesses about his weight - after a tongue-in-cheek jibe left him mentally scarred. The...

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Stewart In Support Of Pregnant Nicole

17th October 2007 19:28

Model KIMBERLY STEWART has defended pregnant pal NICOLE RICHIE - insisting the former-Hollywood party girl is perfect for motherhood. The daughter...

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Mccracken: 'I Cry All The Time'

17th October 2007 19:28

THE USED frontman BERT MCCRACKEN isn't as tough as his rock star persona - revealing he frequently breaks down in tears. The U.S. rocker, who once...

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Mel C Angered By Lesbian Rumours

17th October 2007 19:28

SPICE GIRL MELANIE CHISHOLM has hit out in frustration after being branded a lesbian. The singer, 33, was nicknamed 'Butch Spice' after the band...

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The Things They Say 5890

17th October 2007 19:28

"He calls Randy and I 'Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum.' I'm Dee, Randy's the Dum!" The diminutive PAULA ABDUL on straight-talking AMERICAN IDOL judge...

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Kimberly Stewart: Dad Has A Big Mouth

17th October 2007 19:28

ROD STEWART's daughter KIMBERLY has hit out at her rocker dad, after he accused her of drinking too much. Stewart claimed the party girl had partied...

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Robbie Resigned To Being Childless

17th October 2007 19:28

British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS has given up any chance of having children - because he cannot find love. Despite dating a string of beauties, the...

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Just Jack Didn't Admit To Musical Talent For Fear Of Bullies

17th October 2007 19:28

Rap star JUST JACK hid his talent at school for years, fearing a backlash from bullies. The Starz In Their Eyes hitmaker, 32, who was discovered by...

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Buchanan: 'My Skin Lets Me Down'

17th October 2007 19:28

SUGABABES singer KEISHA BUCHANAN suffers from terrible acne, and fears her spotty face ruins her looks. The 23-year-old singer insists she is happy...

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Jovovich: I Want To Adopt

17th October 2007 19:28

Pregnant model/actress MILA JOVOVICH is desperate for more kids - both natural and adopted. The Resident Evil star has been inspired by Madonna and...

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Ratatouille Tops Box Office Ratings

17th October 2007 19:28

Animated adventure RATATOUILLE has soared to the top of the U.K. box office after its opening weekend. The latest offering from Disney/Pixar has...

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Hilton: 'I'm Scared Of Rwanda'

17th October 2007 19:28

Socialite PARIS HILTON is "terrified" about her safety on her forthcoming trip to Rwanda - but insists she will still go. The Simple Life star, 26,...

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Holmes Heals Rift With Dad

17th October 2007 19:28

Actress KATIE HOLMES has taken steps to repair her relationship with her father MARTIN - by inviting him to visit her in Germany. Holmes' dad, along...

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Coppola: 'Nicholson Is A Waste Of Talent'

17th October 2007 19:28

Filmmaker FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA has accused JACK NICHOLSON of putting his love of money before his career. The Godfather director is disappointed...

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Fascinating Fact 4118

17th October 2007 19:28

The cast of JANET JACKSON's new movie, WHY DID I GET MARRIED?, were caught up in divorce hell during the making of the film - the singer/actress'...

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Danes Has Been In Therapy For 22 Years

17th October 2007 19:28

STARDUST actress CLAIRE DANES has undergone therapy for the past 22-years, in a bid to overcome her neurosis. The 28-year-old first began therapy at...

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Everett: My Crush On Firth

17th October 2007 19:28

Actor RUPERT EVERETT once harboured a secret crush - on movie rival COLIN FIRTH. Gay Everett, 48, realised he was falling for Firth on the set of...

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Moore's Much-hated Freckles Inspired Her New Book

17th October 2007 19:28

American actress JULIANNE MOORE hated her childhood freckles so much, she used them to inspire her first kids book. The 46-year-old has created an...

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Welles' Oscar To Be Auctioned

17th October 2007 19:28

Movie legend ORSON WELLES' Academy Award is to be auctioned in New York later this year (07). The accolade, won by Welles for Best Screenplay for...

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The Things They Say 5891

17th October 2007 19:28

"It's not a real thing. I don't live in Hollywood, I never even talk to anybody from Hollywood." Actor SEAN PENN insists he doesn't buy into the...

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Linkin Park Frontman Breaks His Arm

17th October 2007 22:32

LINKIN PARK frontman CHESTER BENINGTON is recovering after reportedly breaking his arm during the group's recent concert in Melbourne, Australia. ...

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Smith's Girlfriend Denied Percentage Of His Estate

17th October 2007 22:32

The girlfriend of ELLIOTT SMITH has been denied a percentage of the late singer/songwriter's earnings because she acted as an unlicensed talent...

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Streisand Needed Stitches After Garden Fall

17th October 2007 22:32

BARBRA STREISAND is recovering at her home in California after a nasty fall in her garden. The superstar required stitches in her leg after the...

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French Rocker Cantat Released Early From Prison

17th October 2007 22:32

LATEST: French rock star BERTRAND CANTAT has been released from prison after serving half of an eight-year sentence for killing his actress...

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Rapper Murder To Be Retried

17th October 2007 22:32

Rapper C-MURDER is to be retried on a second-degree murder charge. Master P's 36-year-old brother - real name Corey Miller - will be back in court...

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Fascinating Fact 4119

17th October 2007 22:32

WEEZER frontman RIVERS CUOMO is to release a compilation of demos he recorded between 1992 and 2007, as ALONE - THE HOME RECORDINGS OF RIVERS CUOMO,...

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Kid Rocks U.s. Charts With Jesus

17th October 2007 22:32

KID ROCK has scored his first number one album in the U.S. after taking new release ROCK N ROLL JESUS to the top. The rocker/rapper's new album sold...

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The End Scrap Tour Dates After Guitarist Quits

17th October 2007 22:32

Canadian heavy metal group THE END have been forced to scrap the remainder of their North American tour following the departure of guitarist ANDREW...

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Spears Fails To Return Bass' Calls

17th October 2007 22:32

Singer LANCE BASS has tried to get in touch with BRITNEY SPEARS to lend her moral support during her child custody battle - but the pop superstar...

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Johansson Donates Cash To Sri Lankan School

17th October 2007 22:32

Actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON has donated "a large sum" to a poverty-stricken school in Sri Lanka after the children there left her overcome with...

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Wilson Parties Hard At California Hotel

17th October 2007 22:32

Troubled movie star OWEN WILSON has rejoined Hollywood's never-ending party after attempting suicide in August (07). The Wedding Crashers star was...

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Mailer Recovering After Surgery

17th October 2007 22:32

Pulitzer Prize-winning author NORMAN MAILER is recovering after surgery to remove scar tissue around his lung. The 84-year-old literary giant was...

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Lohan Engaged To Snowboarder Beau?

17th October 2007 22:32

LINDSAY LOHAN has sparked rumours her romance with snowboarder RILEY GILES is deadly serious after stepping out with a subtle ring on her wedding...

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Hopkins Takes Merchant Ivory To Court

17th October 2007 22:32

SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS is taking Merchant Ivory to court in a bid to claim $750,000 (GBP375,000) he claims the film production company owes him for a...

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The Things They Say 5892

17th October 2007 22:32

"I was just hoping to see her naked, so I could see what Bogey saw. But I saw nothing!" Moviemaker ROB REINER on hoping to catch his hero HUMPHREY...

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Apatow Joins Ferrell + Mckay At Funnyordie.com

17th October 2007 22:32

KNOCKED UP director JUDD APATOW has teamed up with WILL FERRELL and writer/filmmaker ADAM MCKAY to become a partner in cult comedy website...

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Gosling Falls For Latex Co-star

17th October 2007 22:32

Actor RYAN GOSLING really started to fall in love with the blow-up doll his character romances in quirky new film LARS + THE REAL GIRL - and his...

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Lucas Announces Live-action Star Wars Tv Spin-off

17th October 2007 22:32

STAR WARS creator GEORGE LUCAS has started work on a live-action TV spin-off of the legendary sci-fi franchise. Lucas is refusing to reveal much...

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Fascinating Fact 4120

17th October 2007 22:32

Boxer FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR. has become the fourth celebrity voted off U.S. TV phenomenon DANCING WITH THE STARS. Actress JANE SEYMOUR, MARIE OSMOND,...

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Garner Battles Influenza In New Campaign

17th October 2007 22:32

BEN AFFLECK's wife JENNIFER GARNER is leading the charge against influenza after signing up to front a new flu-shot campaign. The Daredevil star has...

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