Music, Movie and Entertainment News 17th November 2004

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Goodrem Returns To Acting Roots

17th November 2004 2:37

Australian singer DELTA GOODREM will return to her acting roots by starring in new US TV show NORTH SHORE. The 19-year-old shot to fame in 1995...

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Pistols Top New Punk Album Poll

17th November 2004 2:37

THE SEX PISTOLS' NEVER MIND THE B**LOCKS HERE'S THE SEX PISTOLS has topped another top punk album poll, beating out eponymous releases by THE...

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Usher Initially Ditched Yeah! From Album

17th November 2004 2:37

R+B hunk USHER came close to ditching his hit track YEAH! from his album CONFESSIONS, before a last-minute change of heart. The track, which was...

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Snoop Covers The Doors

17th November 2004 2:37

SNOOP DOGG is channelling the spirit of rock legend JIM MORRISON in a new cover of THE DOORS' classic RIDERS ON THE STORM. The rapper has...

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Papa Wemba Convicted But Walks Free

17th November 2004 2:37

LATEST: Congolese world music star PAPA WEMBA was convicted of smuggling people into France yesterday (16NOV04) - but he's walking free because he...

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J.lo Clones Herself For New Music Video

17th November 2004 2:37

JENNIFER LOPEZ fans are set to enjoy the star in many forms in her new music video, which features a horde of clones. The clip for her track GET...

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Ashlee Simpson's Fans Offered Alternatives

17th November 2004 2:37

Talk of ASHLEE SIMPSON's lip-syncing scandal has been revived after a group stepped forward to offer her fans "real" music in exchange for her...

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Snoop Dogg Is Back On Weed

17th November 2004 2:37

Rapper SNOOP DOGG is smoking marijuana again, two years (02) after vowing to stay off the drug for good. The superstar quit weed and alcohol in...

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Fahey Says No To Bananarama Reunion

17th November 2004 2:37

SIOBHAN FAHEY has nixed a potential BANANARAMA reunion because she fears she has got little in common with former bandmates KEREN WOODWARD and...

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Richie's Wife Named In Federal Suit

17th November 2004 2:37

LIONEL RICHIE's ex-wife has been named in a new lawsuit - for allegedly administering an illegal anti-wrinkle substance to her surgeon boyfriend's...

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Alicia Walks Out On Vibe Awards

17th November 2004 2:37

ALICIA KEYS missed out on performing at the VIBE MUSIC AWARDS on Monday night (15NOV04) after she was advised to leave when fighting broke out in...

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Eminem Blasts Vibe Awards Violence

17th November 2004 2:37

EMINEM has blasted those at the centre of Monday night's (15NOV04) VIBE MUSIC AWARDS violence, and called for a blanket truce in the hip-hop...

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Banderas And Parker Join The Cancer Cause For St Jude's

17th November 2004 2:37

ANTONIO BANDERAS and SARAH JESSICA PARKER have signed up to star in new American TV ads featuring brave young cancer sufferers. The couple are...

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Cage Sought Love Advice From Voight

17th November 2004 2:37

NICOLAS CAGE was so excited when he first met his wife ALICE KIM, he quickly turned to actor JON VOIGHT for love advice. Cage made Kim his third...

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Abc Bosses Apologise For Sexy Ad

17th November 2004 2:37

Bosses at American TV network ABC have been forced to apologise to American football fans after airing a saucy commercial before Monday's (15NOV04)...

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Woody Allen's Show Gets An Extension Before Opening

17th November 2004 2:37

The limited run of WOODY ALLEN's play A SECOND HAND IN MEMORY has been extended in New York - even though it hasn't opened yet. Strong ticket...

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Lohan's White Snub

17th November 2004 2:37

Actress LINSAY LOHAN's quest to establish herself as a pop singer has failed to impress JACK WHITE - he's refused to play on her debut album. ...

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Streep Quits King's Men

17th November 2004 2:37

Veteran actress MERYL STREEP has dramatically dropped out of the forthcoming ALL THE KING'S MEN remake. The screen star's sudden decision has...

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Pulp Fiction Writer Sues Microsoft

17th November 2004 2:37

PULP FICTION co-writer ROGER AVARY is suing MICROSOFT, accusing the software giant of stealing his idea for a virtual yoga studio. Avary seeks...

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Stars Team Up For New Musical

17th November 2004 2:37

EARTH, WIND + FIRE founder MAURICE WHITE and actor MAURICE HINES are teaming up for a new stage musical. Contemporary urban play HOTT FEETT will...

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The Rock And Duncan Want To Re-team Onscreen

17th November 2004 2:37

DWAYNE 'THE ROCK' JOHNSON and MICHAEL CLARKE DUNCAN have decided to make another movie together, after discovering they're neighbours. The...

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Sheen Opted For Filming Over Hand-holding At Child's Birth

17th November 2004 2:37

Hollywood actor CHARLIE SHEEN ignored his wife DENISE RICHARDS' requests to hold her hand as their baby daughter SAM was delivered - because he was...

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Michael Clarke Duncan Slims Down

17th November 2004 2:37

Actor MICHAEL CLARKE DUNCAN embarked on a strict workout regime, after deciding he looked like he was "eight months pregnant" while filming THE...

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Church And Keys To Team Up

17th November 2004 9:21

CHARLOTTE CHURCH has enlisted the help of ALICIA KEYS to boost her difficult transition from opera to pop - the pair are set to record a duet. ...

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Suge Knight Calls For Peace

17th November 2004 9:21

Rap mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT is calling for a permanent truce in the rap wars that upset proceedings at the VIBE AWARDS on Monday night (15NOV04)...

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Jackson Cops Feared Neverland Ambush

17th November 2004 9:21

Police who raided MICHAEL JACKSON's sprawling California home feared a bloody shoot-out with the pop superstar's bodyguards would ensue, according...

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G-unit's Young Buck Accused Of Vibe Awards Stabbing

17th November 2004 9:21

G-UNIT rapper YOUNG BUCK has been accused of stabbing a man who hit hip-hop mogul DR DRE at Monday night's (15NOV04) VIBE AWARDS. Chaos broke...

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Hugh Laurie's Bathroom Audition

17th November 2004 9:21

British comedy actor HUGH LAURIE won his lead role in the new drama HOUSE after sending producers an audition tape he filmed in an African...

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Richards Dressed In Leaves For Playboy Shoot

17th November 2004 9:21

Sexy actress DENISE RICHARDS was so horrified when she learned no bottoms were provided for her to wear during her PLAYBOY shoot, a stylist quickly...

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Brosnan's Son Questions His Dad's Popularity

17th November 2004 9:21

PIERCE BROSNAN's son DYLAN expected everybody to turn against his dad now he'll no longer be portraying JAMES BOND. Brosnan had expected to make...

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Sheen Named Daughter After Cat

17th November 2004 9:21

CHARLIE SHEEN's inspiration for naming his daughter SAM has been unveiled - it was the moniker of his old cat. The Hollywood actor and his wife...

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Anderson's An 'Amazing' Kisser, Says British Tv Host

17th November 2004 9:21

The British TV presenter PAMELA ANDERSON smooched on live television last month (23OCT04) has rated the BAYWATCH star a "pretty amazing" kisser. ...

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Howard Wants Hanks For Da Vinci Code

17th November 2004 9:21

LATEST: Director RON HOWARD deems TOM HANKS the only actor fit for the lead role in his movie adaptation of best-selling novel THE DA VINCI CODE. ...

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Washington's Theatre Dreams

17th November 2004 9:21

DENZEL WASHINGTON is delighted he's putting his film career on hold to star in the Broadway, New York, production of JULIUS CAESAR, because he's...

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Anna Nicole Tackles Demons On Camera

17th November 2004 9:21

Former PLAYBOY Playmate ANNA NICOLE SMITH is planning to turn her battle with painkillers and panic attacks into a new reality show. The busty...

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Landis Returns From Six-year Break

17th November 2004 9:21

Director JOHN LANDIS is returning to movie-making after a six-year hiatus from Hollywood. Landis disappeared from the big screen scene after his...

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D'onofrio Hospitalised Again

17th November 2004 9:21

American actor VINCENT D'ONOFRIO is in hospital again after collapsing for the second time in a week. The LAW AND ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT star...

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Styx Return With The Beatles' Walrus

17th November 2004 9:21

American prog rockers STYX are launching a pop chart comeback with a little help from the BEATLES. The group performed the Fab Four's I AM THE...

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Common Promotes Hiv Testing

17th November 2004 9:21

Rapper COMMON is fronting a new campaign encouraging his fellow Americans to take HIV tests. The hip-hop star, ex-boyfriend of singer ERYKAH...

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Chingy Enjoying Eating Privileges

17th November 2004 9:21

Rapper CHINGY hails the best thing about his musical success is the fact that he can now eat food whenever he wants to. Before topping the...

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Stars Celebrate Christmas With Bush

17th November 2004 9:21

JOJO, RUBEN STUDDARD, LeANN RIMES and VANESSA WILLIAMS are helping American President GEORGE W BUSH celebrate Christmas by performing for him at a...

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Fahey Regrets No Friendship With Eurythmics' Stewart

17th November 2004 9:21

Former BANANARAMA star SIOBHAN FAHEY wishes she was closer to her ex-husband DAVE STEWART but fears she has become just the mother of his kids. ...

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Michelle Williams To Re-release Second Album

17th November 2004 9:21

DESTINY'S CHILD beauty MICHELLE WILLIAMS is re-releasing her second solo gospel album, after its disappointing sales the first time around. The...

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Geri Philosophical About Sacked Aide's Potential Tell-all

17th November 2004 9:21

Former SPICE GIRL GERI HALLIWELL fears a new kiss and tell from an assistant she recently fired. The LOOK AT ME singer has had countless...

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Womack: 'Quitting Drugs Is The Hardest Thing'

17th November 2004 9:21

Soul legend BOBBY WOMACK found conquering his drug abuse the toughest challenge of his life - because the illegal substances made him feel...

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Johansson's Funnyman Returns The Compliment

17th November 2004 14:18

LATEST: Hollywood star SCARLETT JOHANSSON has delighted British TV funnyman RALF LITTLE, by announcing her crush on him. The 19-year-old actress...

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Gervais: 'I Won't Watch Bum Fights'

17th November 2004 14:18

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS closely studied reality TV shows while researching his GRAMMY AWARD-winning series THE OFFICE, but there were some...

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Thompson Slams Commercial Christmas

17th November 2004 14:18

British actress EMMA THOMPSON hates the commercialisation of Christmas and refuses to give or receive festive presents. The only gifts the...

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The Office's Casablanca Inspiration

17th November 2004 14:18

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has revealed the unlikely inspiration behind his hit TV show THE OFFICE - movie classic CASABLANCA. Gervais...

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Cleese's Political Wrangle

17th November 2004 14:18

Comic legend JOHN CLEESE was so incensed when his famous 'dead parrot' sketch was used for political ends that he considered legal action. ...

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Johansson And Leto Make It Official

17th November 2004 14:18

SCARLETT JOHANSSON and JARED LETO have finally proved their alleged romance is for real by smooching for photographers in Los Angeles. The...

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Oldman's Potter Woe

17th November 2004 14:18

GARY OLDMAN was devastated to discover his HARRY POTTER character had been killed off by author JK ROWLING - because he thought the franchise would...

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Brosnan Turns Down Bond Spoof

17th November 2004 14:18

Former JAMES BOND hunk PIERCE BROSNAN has turned down the chance to reprise his role as the superspy in a QUENTIN TARANTINO 007 spoof. The KILL...

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Dylan's Concerns Over Factory Girl

17th November 2004 14:18

Rocker BOB DYLAN is reportedly threatening to sue producers of a new movie about ANDY WARHOL's protegee EDIE SEDGWICK - because he's unhappy with...

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America Remains Un-busted

17th November 2004 14:18

British pop rockers BUSTED are embarrassed by their attempts to break America - because only small crowds of people turn up to their gigs. The...

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Band Aid Artwork U-turn

17th November 2004 14:18

Brit artist DAMIEN HIRST's original design for the cover of the BAND AID 20 single was snubbed by record executives who were concerned that it...

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Appleton And Ferguson To Take To The Jungle

17th November 2004 14:18

Fading singers NATALIE APPLETON and SHEILA FERGUSON have agreed to appear on British reality television show I'M A CELEBRITY...GET ME OUT OF...

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Halliwell Strikes Back

17th November 2004 14:18

Former SPICE GIRL GERI HALLIWELL has struck back at acid-tongued SIMON COWELL after he criticised her new video on British television last month...

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Eminem: 'I Can Fight'

17th November 2004 14:18

EMINEM has vowed to stand up and fight anyone who challenges him. The rapper is angry people think he can't stand up for himself and insists he...

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Townshend Scraps Child Sex Book

17th November 2004 14:18

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND has abandoned his book on child abuse. The guitarist claimed he was researching the book when he was arrested for...

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Richie's Estranged Wife Arrested

17th November 2004 14:18

LATEST: Soul star LIONEL RICHIE's estranged wife DIANE has been arrested for allegedly allowing her boyfriend to operate an illegal cosmetic...

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Minnelli Countersues Assistant

17th November 2004 14:18

Singing legend LIZA MINNELLI has filed a countersuit against her former assistant M'HAMMED SOUMAYAH, who accused her of forcing him into sex to...

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