Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 18th March 2005

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50 Tapes His Sexploits

18th March 2005 3:14

Rapper 50 CENT videotapes all his sexual encounters in a bid to avoid any potential lawsuits. The IN DA CLUB hitmaker insists the sex tapes are...

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Etheridge Had No Time To Think About Cancer Hell

18th March 2005 3:14

Cancer fighter MELISSA ETHERIDGE had to tell the world of her diagnosis hours after she found out for the first time because she had to explain to...

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Mariah: 'I Don't Need Sex'

18th March 2005 3:14

MARIAH CAREY is in no rush to find a man because she insists sex is no big deal for her. The pop superstar admits to US style magazine AMERICA...

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Megaman Denies Murder

18th March 2005 3:14

LATEST: SO SOLID CREW rapper MEGAMAN appeared in court yesterday (17MAR05) to deny shooting a man dead in London last November (04). The 21...

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50 Cent: 'Samuel L Jackson Is Jealous Of Me'

18th March 2005 3:14

Rapper 50 CENT has launched a scathing attack on actor SAMUEL L JACKSON - after the actor refused to star in the rapper's movie debut because he...

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Capone Insists He's Not To Blame For Lil' Kim Verdict

18th March 2005 3:14

As LIL' KIM prepares for jail, rapper CAPONE has stepped forward to insist his testimony in her perjury trial did no damage. Yesterday...

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Houston 'Believed He Was Jesus Christ'

18th March 2005 3:14

LATEST: HOUSTON's close pal DJ K-SLY has quashed claims the singer was not suicidal when he gouged out one of his eyes last month (01FEB05) -...

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Jackson 'Plied Children With Alcohol'

18th March 2005 3:14

MICHAEL JACKSON's former housekeeper watched young children getting drunk with the THRILLER star, the Santa Maria, California court heard yesterday...

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Smith Praises Grant's Violence Towards Women

18th March 2005 3:14

WILL SMITH has sparked controversy by praising movie legend CARY GRANT's on-screen violence towards women. Smith has advised fellow actors to...

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Alley: 'Miscarriage Made Me Fat'

18th March 2005 3:14

Former CHEERS star KIRSTIE ALLEY has confessed her huge weight gain started after she miscarried her only pregnancy. The actress, who is now...

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Ratzenberger Dumped By Fiancee

18th March 2005 3:14

CHEERS star JOHN RATZENBERGER is picking up the pieces of his shattered life after getting dumped by his fiancee CATARINA TOUMEI (corr). The...

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Pitt's Athens Look-alike Is Uncovered

18th March 2005 3:14

The BRAD PITT look-alike who created a storm of controversy when he showed up at the OLYMPIC GAMES in Athens, Greece, last summer (04) with a...

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Blake Begs For Employment After Murder Trial

18th March 2005 3:14

Exonerated actor ROBERT BLAKE made an emotional appeal for employment just moments after his murder trial ended last night (17MAR05) - because...

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Sheen And Richards Reunite For Daughter's Birthday

18th March 2005 3:14

Estranged couple CHARLIE SHEEN and DENISE RICHARDS were reunited on Saturday (12MAR05), for their daughter SAM's first birthday party. Less than...

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Leno States He Took Phone Calls From Jackson's Accuser

18th March 2005 3:14

Comedian JAY LENO stated in court papers that he took "one or two" phone calls from MICHAEL JACKSON's accuser and the boy's mother - contradicting...

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Charles Invites Four Ex-girlfriends To Wedding

18th March 2005 3:14

British royal PRINCE CHARLES has invited four ex-girlfriends to his April (04) wedding to CAMILLA PARKER BOWLES. The heir to the throne has...

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Blake Gears Up For Another Court Battle

18th March 2005 3:14

A day after ROBERT BLAKE celebrated his acquittal on charges of murdering his wife, a lawyer for the victim's family announced plans to "wipe that...

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Alleged Plot To Kidnap Letterman's Son Foiled

18th March 2005 3:14

A man has been arrested in Montana for allegedly plotting to kidnap comedian DAVID LETTERMAN's son HARRY and his nanny. The 57-year-old LATE...

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Queens Agonising Over Sacking Oliveri

18th March 2005 3:14

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE singer JOSH HOMME rejects claims he sacked bassist NICK OLIVERI because of his drug use, insisting it was his lack of...

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Hawkins' Model Birthday Present

18th March 2005 3:14

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS received an unusual present for his 30th birthday yesterday (17MAR05) - a life-size waxwork of himself from...

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Principal Is Too Busy For Tv

18th March 2005 9:40

Former DALLAS star VICTORIA PRINCIPAL's cosmetics line is so successful she's passed up offers of award-winning TV acting work. The actress, who...

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Nagra's Fire Emergency

18th March 2005 9:40

BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM star PARMINDER NAGRA is still able to walk thanks to emergency room doctors in England, after they treated her following a...

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Jackman Enjoys Being A House Husband

18th March 2005 9:40

X-MEN hunk HUGH JACKMAN is relishing taking a break from Hollywood to look after his son OSCAR in the Australian outback, while his wife...

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Fantastic Four Inspired Gruffudd To Get Into Fantastic Shape

18th March 2005 9:40

Welsh movie star IOAN GRUFFUDD is taking gym sessions more seriously after seeing what he looked like with a muscular body in upcoming comic book...

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Bale: 'Batman And Bateman Are Both American Psychos'

18th March 2005 9:40

Hollywood hunk CHRISTIAN BALE has found a link between his infamous AMERICAN PSYCHO character PATRICK BATEMAN and latest role as BATMAN - they're...

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Sevigny Dissatisfied With Swank

18th March 2005 9:40

Actress CHLOE SEVIGNY was unhappy with her co-star HILARY SWANK's performance in BOY'S DON'T CRY - even though it won her an OSCAR. Swank's role...

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Allen: 'Hollywood Will Lose Patience With Me'

18th March 2005 9:40

WOODY ALLEN is convinced Hollywood will grow tired of him before he loses interest in making movies. The OSCAR-winning auteur is as busy as he...

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Tv Mogul Cannell Wants To Work With Blake Again

18th March 2005 9:40

The TV mogul who turned ROBERT BLAKE into a star on BARETTA is keen to work with the 71-year-old star again, now he's been cleared of murdering his...

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Mcgregor Desperate For Moulin Rouge! Sequel

18th March 2005 9:40

Scottish actor EWAN McGREGOR is urging movie bosses to make a sequel to his movie musical debut MOULIN ROUGE! McGregor was so impressed by the...

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Klum Expecting Second Child

18th March 2005 9:40

German supermodel HEIDI KLUM is pregnant with her second child with fiance SEAL. Klum, who got engaged to the British singer last year (04), is...

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Wilson Aims For 05-05-05 Birth

18th March 2005 9:40

Pregnant singer CARNIE WILSON is hoping five is her baby girl's lucky number - because she has booked a caesarian operation on 5 May (05). The...

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Rimes Is A Living Doll

18th March 2005 9:40

Country star LeANN RIMES is being immortalised for posterity as a doll thanks to toy makers MATTEL. The doll firm is making BARBIE miniatures of...

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Darkness Struggling To Make Second Album

18th March 2005 9:40

THE DARKNESS fear their eagerly-awaited second album won't be ready until September (05) - because the British rockers are struggling to write new...

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Stefani Keen To Work With Keane

18th March 2005 9:40

NO DOUBT singer GWEN STEFANI is so impressed with British rockers KEANE, she wants to team up with them on her next album. The sexy star adores...

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Osbourne Balances Two Careers

18th March 2005 9:40

OZZY OSBOURNE has taught himself to distinguish his two careers - rock god and reality star. The former BLACK SABBATH frontman is now most...

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Mills Hits Out At Blood Sports

18th March 2005 9:40

Ex-BEATLE SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER MILLS is furious with people who engage in blood sports to supposedly eliminate pests in the...

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Combs Sells 150 'Pimped-up' Cars

18th March 2005 9:40

Rap mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS' car obsession is so out of control, he's been forced to sell 150 of his own personalised vehicles on auction...

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50 Cent: 'I've Never Taken Drugs'

18th March 2005 9:40

50 CENT insists he's one of the cleanest rappers because he has never even tried marijuana - despite once being a drug dealer. The IN DA CLUB...

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Spielberg To Tackle Baywatch The Movie?

18th March 2005 14:10

Legendary movie-maker STEVEN SPIELBERG is being linked to a forthcoming movie version of cult TV show BAYWATCH. The lighthearted lifeguard drama...

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Stars Wars Iii: 'Titanic In Space'

18th March 2005 14:10

The final STAR WARS movie will be an emotional "TITANIC in space", according to director GEORGE LUCAS. EPISODE III: REVENGE OF THE SITH will hit...

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The Coral: 'Zutons? We Came First!'

18th March 2005 14:10

British rockers THE CORAL have rubbished claims they are in competition with fellow Liverpool band THE ZUTONS. The band, whose forthcoming third...

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Dumped Snow Patrol Bassist Strikes Back

18th March 2005 14:10

Sacked SNOW PATROL bassist MARK McLELLAND has blamed singer GARY LIGHTBODY's megalomania for his surprise sacking. McLelland started the...

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Beck: 'I'm No Clone'

18th March 2005 14:10

American rocker BECK is bored of hearing 'clones' on the radio and relishes the originality he injects into the music industry. The DEVIL'S...

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Le Bon Chose Model Wife From A Catalogue

18th March 2005 14:10

DURAN DURAN frontman SIMON LE BON fell in love with his wife YASMIN's face when he spotted her in a modelling agency's book. The RIO singer...

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Stewart Refuses To Pay Queen's Piper

18th March 2005 14:10

Veteran rocker ROD STEWART has refused to pay British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II's piper to play the bagpipes at his lavish wedding to model PENNY...

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Mason To Expose Shocking Pink Floyd Secrets

18th March 2005 14:10

PINK FLOYD drummer NICK MASON plans to pen a sensational novel exposing the sordid scandals of his rock 'n' roll life - because they were too...

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Jackson Wins Restraining Order Against Stalker

18th March 2005 14:10

JANET JACKSON won her court case against a man she claims harassed her for nine years yesterday (17MAR03) - as the 38-year-old was simultaneously...

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Stewart Back In Court

18th March 2005 14:10

MARTHA STEWART has returned to court in New York to fight for her conviction for lying about a share deal to be overturned. The American...

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Radha Takes Lessons In Joke-telling

18th March 2005 14:10

Australian actress RADHA MITCHELL is amazed WOODY ALLEN chose her to star in his latest movie MELINDA AND MELINDA, because she is terrible at...

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Brando 'Refused To Learn Lines'

18th March 2005 14:10

Late screen legend MARLON BRANDO angered his co-stars by refusing to learn his lines properly. British actress DILYS LAYE, who appeared with...

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Andrews Relives Mary Poppins Magic

18th March 2005 14:10

DAME JULIE ANDREWS hit London's West End last night (17MAR05) to attend the latest stage production of MARY POPPINS - 40 years after she starred in...

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Britney Forces Duchovny Out Of Home

18th March 2005 14:10

Hollywood couple DAVID DUCHOVNY and TEA LEONI are considering leaving Malibu, California, after BRITNEY SPEARS moved into a house nearby with...

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Pythons Reunite

18th March 2005 14:10

The five surviving members of legendary comedy troupe MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS have reunited for the first time since 1989 at the Broadway...

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Mcgregor's Never-ending Sex Scene With Bale

18th March 2005 17:31

Scottish actor EWAN McGREGOR failed to stop acting out his homosexual sex scene with CHRISTIAN BALE in the 1998 movie VELVET GOLDMINE - because the...

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Christensen's Vader Suit Weighs Him Down

18th March 2005 17:31

Actor HAYDEN CHRISTENSEN bulked up to play STAR WARS villain DARTH VADER, but his expanded physique required no excessive gym routines. The...

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Mcgregor Bored Of Bluescreen

18th March 2005 17:31

Scottish screen hunk EWAN McGREGOR only agreed to star in MICHAEL BAY's upcoming movie THE ISLAND on the promise he wouldn't have to spend hours in...

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Allen: 'I Cast Stars By Accident'

18th March 2005 17:31

WOODY ALLEN is modest about his ability to attract big name stars to his movies - insisting they only work with him between bigger projects. The...

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West Wing Dodges The Axe And Wins New Season

18th March 2005 17:31

THE WEST WING will hit US TV screens for a seventh season despite fears network NBC were ditching the show. The West Wing has been a huge hit...

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Mcconaughey Rubbishes Marriage Rumours

18th March 2005 17:31

MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY has laughed off reports that he and PENELOPE CRUZ are planning to wed. The glamorous twosome have enjoyed an increasingly...

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Mario: 'I'm Not Interested In Groupies'

18th March 2005 17:31

R+B sensation MARIO has warned groupies to stay away from him - he's only interested in fans who appreciate his music. The LET ME LOVE YOU...

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Kaiser Chiefs Tour In Balance After Stage-stunt Disaster

18th March 2005 17:31

KAISER CHIEFS singer RICKY WILSON is suffering from agonising ripped tendons in his foot after a spectacular 'scissor-kick' took a dangerous...

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Kylie Says 'Thank You' To Fans

18th March 2005 17:31

Antipodean pop star KYLIE MINOGUE's SHOWGIRL tour will be her most extravagant yet, because she wants it to be a huge thank you to her...

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Darkness Record In Queen Studio

18th March 2005 17:31

THE DARKNESS are communing with the late FREDDIE MERCURY by recording the follow-up album to PERMISSION TO LAND in QUEEN's old studio. The...

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Boy George Shows Off Internet Lover

18th March 2005 17:31

Flamboyant pop star BOY GEORGE attended the launch of his controversial new memoirs in London last night (17MAR05) - with a new internet boyfriend...

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Daltrey: 'I Sold Out - So What?'

18th March 2005 17:31

THE WHO rocker ROGER DALTREY is nonchalant about 'selling out' during the 1980s and is happy to admit he appeared in commercials just for the...

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Beenie Man Tour Cancelled

18th March 2005 17:31

Controversial rapper BEENIE MAN has cancelled his forthcoming UK tour, amid pressure from gay rights groups who oppose his homophobic lyrics. ...

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Broomfield Flirts His Way To Documentary Success

18th March 2005 17:31

Documentary-maker NICK BROOMFIELD credits his ability to flirt with enabling him to delve deeply into the chosen topics of his films. Thanks to...

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Woody Allen Dreams Of Big Budget

18th March 2005 17:31

WOODY ALLEN ran out of money while making new movie MATCH POINT in London - and had to secure a musical score for free. The legendary director...

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Union Wants To Be Buried With Her Bag

18th March 2005 19:34

Sexy actress GABRIELLE UNION is so enamoured with her BARBARA BUI handbag, she wants to be buried with it. The BAD BOYS II beauty paid $1,135...

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Cattrall Cleans Her Nose Backstage

18th March 2005 19:34

KIM CATTRALL spends much of her backstage time blowing her nose during her London play, because she's forced to keep perfectly still in front of...

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Allen: 'I'm Too Lazy To Be A Comedian'

18th March 2005 19:34

WOODY ALLEN misses his past as a stand-up comedian, but insists he is too lazy to ever return to the stage. Allen is a prolific movie-maker and...

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Reid To Run Vegas Chapel

18th March 2005 19:34

AMERICAN PIE star TARA REID is set to run a Las Vegas wedding chapel in a new TV series. The actress has signed to appear in a FOX pilot called...

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Shatner Hates To Watch Himself 'Decay' On Tv

18th March 2005 19:34

Veteran actor WILLIAM SHATNER has refused to watch his acclaimed TV show BOSTON LEGAL - because he doesn't want to look at himself "decaying". ...

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Allen Rewrote Film For Ferrell

18th March 2005 19:34

WOODY ALLEN re-wrote new movie MELINDA AND MELINDA to make it funny after persuading comedian WILL FERRELL to star in it. After several...

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Joey Back For New Season

18th March 2005 19:34

NBC bosses have dismissed poor ratings and granted FRIENDS spin-off comedy JOEY another chance to impress, by awarding the show a second season. ...

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Berry Follows Gellar By Dumping Wma

18th March 2005 19:34

LATEST: HALLE BERRY has become the latest actress to dump Hollywood's WILLIAM MORRIS AGENCY (WMA), after controversial comments made by the...

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Stefani Still Sexy

18th March 2005 19:34

GWEN STEFANI is confident she can remain a sex symbol long into her forties. The NO DOUBT frontwoman - who's married to BUSH rocker GAVIN...

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Smith Hates 50'S Music

18th March 2005 19:34

WILL SMITH has hit out at rap sensation 50 CENT - dubbing him "untalented". The rapper/actor claims he tried to listen to the hip-hop star's new...

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Idol Picks Mcgregor For Biopic

18th March 2005 19:34

British rocker BILLY IDOL has picked out the man he wants to play him should a movie ever be made about his life - EWAN McGREGOR. REBEL YELL...

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Fuller Sells 19 Entertainment

18th March 2005 19:34

British pop mogul SIMON FULLER has sold his successful 19 ENTERTAINMENT company to the US firm that recently purchased a giant share of ELVIS...

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Richie To Release Debut Album This Year

18th March 2005 19:34

NICOLE RICHIE is promising that her long-awaited debut album will finally hit shelves before the end of the year (05). The 24-year-old beauty,...

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Jay-z Associate Deemed A Fugitive

18th March 2005 19:34

An associate of rapper JAY-Z who allegedly pepper-sprayed singer R KELLY is a fugitive from justice, after missing a December (04) court date on...

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Paula Abdul Eyed For Hit-and-run Charges

18th March 2005 19:34

Former pop pin-up PAULA ABDUL is facing hit-and-run charges, after a freeway accident in December (04). Prosecutors in Los Angeles are...

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