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

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Stewart To Pen Book For Hopeful Entrepreneurs

18th July 2005 2:44

Lifestyle guru MARTHA STEWART is set to give budding entrepreneurs a helping hand with a new book. The domestic star has announced plans to pen...

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Chiklis Suffered As The Thing

18th July 2005 2:44

FANTASTIC FOUR star MICHAEL CHIKLIS desperately wanted to get out of the body suit he had to wear to play THE THING - but he credits his...

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Chow Yun-fat Goes Home

18th July 2005 2:44

Screen star CHOW YUN-FAT has agreed to work on a movie in his native Hong Kong for the first time in a decade after he fell in love with film-maker...

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Perry's 91-Year-old Love Interest

18th July 2005 2:44

Former FRIENDS star MATTHEW PERRY recently shared a romantic moment with an eye-catching love interest - a 91-year-old woman. The actor taped a...

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Duff Amused By Eminem's Rap About Her Buttocks

18th July 2005 9:24

Teen singer HILARY DUFF is thrilled after learning EMINEM rapped about her bottom in his single ASS LIKE THAT. The soon-to-retire rapper praises...

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Zombie's Movie Made A Fan Vomit

18th July 2005 9:24

ROB ZOMBIE swelled with pride when he learned his horror movie THE DEVIL'S REJECTS was so gory a fan had vomit in her mouth while watching it. ...

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Ludacris Owns Eight Homes

18th July 2005 9:24

Hip-hop star LUDACRIS is so intent on spending his money wisely, he's now the owner of eight houses. The NUMBER ONE SPOT rapper has invested in...

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Morissette Believes She Was Once Indian

18th July 2005 9:24

Canadian singer ALANIS MORISSETTE is such a fan of India, she suspects she hailed from the Asian nation in a former life. The IRONIC star never...

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Cannon Pens Song About Mother's Abortion Dilemma

18th July 2005 9:24

Rapper NICK CANNON has written a new track inspired by the abortion dilemma his mother faced when she was pregnant with him. Cannon, boyfriend...

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Duff Has Disturbing Stage Experience In Venezuela

18th July 2005 9:24

Singer and actress HILARY DUFF had a disturbing experience during a recent show in Venezuela, when a fan climbed up a lighting rig during her...

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Barton Fascinated With Sharks

18th July 2005 9:24

THE OC star MISCHA BARTON is so fixated with sharks, she regularly watches documentaries about them. The London-born beauty admits the sea...

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Wilson Wants A Woman Like His Grandmother

18th July 2005 9:24

Hollywood actor LUKE WILSON has set high expectations for the woman he eventually settles down with - he wants her to be just like his...

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Hurley's Passion For Bolognese

18th July 2005 9:24

British actress ELIZABETH HURLEY is such a big fan of the spaghetti Bolognese at Paris' Hotel Ritz, she has vowed to make it her last meal should...

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Cook Joins Vegas Cast

18th July 2005 9:24

JOSIE AND THE PUSSYCATS star RACHAEL LEIGH COOK has signed up to join the cast of hit TV series LAS VEGAS. The screen beauty will play a...

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Walken Has Feline Envy

18th July 2005 9:24

Eccentric actor CHRISTOPHER WALKEN is convinced the world of showbusiness would be a better place if actors were cats. The WEDDING CRASHERS star...

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Valderrama Snaps Up Norris' Home

18th July 2005 9:24

THAT '70S SHOW star WILMER VALDERRAMA is set to relax in the lap of luxury in his downtime, after buying CHUCK NORRIS' old home for a cool $3.5...

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Lohan Packs Trunks For European Visit

18th July 2005 9:24

MEAN GIRLS star LINDSAY LOHAN is so intent on looking good during a two week promotional trip to Europe, she is taking 10 trunks full of clothes. ...

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Barrymore Wants Et Sequel

18th July 2005 9:24

DREW BARRYMORE and director STEVEN SPIELBERG are in talks to make a sequel to Hollywood classic ET. Barrymore was just six when the original...

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Ludacris' Pizza Hut Job Saved Him From Dad's Cooking

18th July 2005 9:24

LUDACRIS was thrilled when he landed a job at restaurant chain Pizza Hut - because it meant he didn't have to eat his dad's terrible cooking. ...

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Mylo Champions Fist Dancing

18th July 2005 9:24

Dance impresario MYLO is a terrible dancer - preferring to punch the air when his top tune hits the decks. The Scottish DJ believes his...

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Depp Denies Basing Wonka On Jackson

18th July 2005 14:05

Actor JOHNNY DEPP has slammed reports he based his eccentric character WILLY WONKA on troubled singer MICHAEL JACKSON - insisting the colourful...

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Weiland Cleared Of Drug Charges

18th July 2005 14:05

VELVET REVOLVER frontman SCOTT WEILAND is celebrating after a California judge dismissed a drug possession charge against him on Tuesday (12JUL05),...

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Alba Feuds With Mother Over Glasses

18th July 2005 14:05

Latina actress JESSICA ALBA is constantly arguing with her mother, because she refuses to wear her glasses. The SIN CITY beauty admits her mum...

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Vaughn Grateful For Learning Disabilities

18th July 2005 14:05

Movie funnyman VINCE VAUGHN credits his learning disabilities with making him a film star - because they forced him to work harder than his...

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Sheridan Slams Cocaine Claims

18th July 2005 14:05

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN has been accused of taking cocaine while at school - a report the star vehemently denies. JENNIFER...

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Zane And Brook Flee Plague Of Cockroaches

18th July 2005 14:05

BILLY ZANE and KELLY BROOK have been forced to leave their Hollywood home as it has been plagued with cockroaches. The pair had been away...

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Depp Raises Children To Be Like Charlie Bucket

18th July 2005 14:05

Movie hunk JOHNNY DEPP was attracted to new movie CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, because the central character CHARLIE BUCKET reminds him of...

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Knoxville Urges Press To Stop Simpson Affair Reports

18th July 2005 14:05

JOHNNY KNOXVILLE has begged the press to stop reporting he had an affair with his DUKES OF HAZZARD co-star JESSICA SIMPSON - because it's upsetting...

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Depp's Movies Are A Family Affair

18th July 2005 14:05

Actor JOHNNY DEPP is so unhappy without his family around him - he forces his wife and two children to join him on location when he's shooting...

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Gervais: 'I'm Not Desperate For Hatcher'

18th July 2005 14:05

RICKY GERVAIS has hit out at reports he is "desperate" to sign actress TERI HATCHER to appear in the second series of his new TV comedy EXTRAS. ...

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Law Blames Nanny Affair On Miller

18th July 2005 14:05

LATEST: JUDE LAW reportedly blamed fiancee SIENNA MILLER for his affair with his children's former nanny. The ALFIE star, who seduced...

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Kidman Bewitched By Ephron's Food

18th July 2005 14:05

NICOLE KIDMAN has allayed concerns about her dramatic weight loss, insisting she agreed to star in new movie BEWITCHED because director NORA...

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Fun Lovin' Huey Falls For Socialite

18th July 2005 14:05

FUN LOVIN' CRIMINALS star HUEY MORGAN is dating British socialite BEVERLEY BLOOM - and he is so smitten he has decided to ditch his wild bachelor...

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Movie Maker Manson Unleashes Lewis Carroll Sex Romp

18th July 2005 14:05

Gothic rocker MARILYN MANSON is venturing into movie making - and he promises to "make dreams come true" with his sex-laden fantasy films. The...

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Lil' Kim Barred From Her Own Birthday

18th July 2005 14:05

LIL' KIM was banned from attending her own birthday bash - after arriving at the venue with an extravagant 14 bodyguards in tow. The raunchy...

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Robbie Goes Reggae

18th July 2005 14:05

Pop hunk ROBBIE WILLIAMS's next album will be a reggae extravaganza - and the star has been studying BOB MARLEY to hone his new sound. The ROCK...

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Leaked Pink Tracks Display Tough Streak

18th July 2005 14:05

Five new PINK songs have been leaked onto the internet before their scheduled release - and the new lyrics prove she is tougher than ever. Fans...

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Manson Launches 'Horripilation'

18th July 2005 14:05

Gothic rocker MARILYN MANSON is planning world domination with his macabre new art form - "horripilation". The SWEET DREAMS star is temporarily...

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Hurley Furious About Fox Hunting Ban

18th July 2005 17:20

British model and actress ELIZABETH HURLEY has sparked controversy by attacking the British government for passing a bill in February (05)...

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Firth Sobered By Shocking Trade Injustice

18th July 2005 17:20

British actor COLIN FIRTH was staggered when he witnessed the effect of trade injustice on an Oxfam trip to Ethiopia. The PRIDE AND PREJUDICE...

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Gervais Fears Extras Will Be A Disappointment To Many

18th July 2005 17:20

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is terrified his new TV comedy EXTRAS will be considered a disappointment - because it is unlikely the show will be...

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Hurley Slams Reports She's Quit Acting

18th July 2005 17:20

Movie beauty ELIZABETH HURLEY has refused to shoot movies on location while her son is at school - but has hit out at reports she's quit her acting...

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Melania: 'Pre-nups Are Fair'

18th July 2005 17:20

DONALD TRUMP'S wife MELANIA KNAUSS was only too happy to sign a pre-nuptial agreement for her wealthy husband, as she insists it was the best way...

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Depp Full Of Admiration For His Young Co-star

18th July 2005 17:20

Movie hunk JOHNNY DEPP is full of admiration for his teenage CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY co-star - because the young actor is beautiful,...

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Hannah Quits Movies To Save Planet

18th July 2005 17:20

Movie beauty DARYL HANNAH has turned her back on her acting career to focus on saving the planet - despite her remarkable comeback in the hit KILL...

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Rowling's Latest Book Beats Previous Potter Records

18th July 2005 17:20

Author JK ROWLING's latest HARRY POTTER book has beaten the record of her last five boy wizard releases - by selling a staggering 6.9 million...

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Cohen Prank Offends Us Aristocrats

18th July 2005 17:20

ALI G star SACHA BARON COHEN is under fire for playing a trick on an aristocratic family in America's Deep South, after they failed to see the...

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Polanski Shocked By Vanity Fair Article

18th July 2005 17:20

LATEST: Troubled director ROMAN POLANSKI testified at his London libel case today (18JUL05) that he was left in a "state of shock" after reading a...

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Rem Perform With Patti Smith

18th July 2005 17:20

REM concluded their world tour in spectacular style on Saturday (16JUL05) night, by inviting punk legend PATTI SMITH to perform with them on stage...

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Bono: 'I Dreaded U2 Shows'

18th July 2005 17:20

U2 frontman BONO has only just started to enjoy performing live after 25 years in the music business. The VERTIGO star admits he has always...

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Lennon Exhibition Marks His Birth And Death

18th July 2005 17:20

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON's childhood memorabilia is being exhibited at his former British home, to mark the 65th anniversary of his birth and the 25...

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Lisa Marie Finally Relates To Priscilla

18th July 2005 17:20

Singer LISA MARIE PRESLEY has a better relationship with her mother PRISCILLA now than ever before - and her prim parent even tries to swear...

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Anderson Helps Love Shed Pounds

18th July 2005 17:20

Troubled rocker COURTNEY LOVE is so upset about her dramatic weight gain she's enlisted her sexy pal PAMELA ANDERSON to put her through a gruelling...

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Navarro Pities Future Inxs Frontman

18th July 2005 17:20

Rocker DAVE NAVARRO pities the contestants on INXS's televised quest for a new frontman, because he understands how difficult it is to join a...

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Grohl Feared Cobain Wanted To Fire Him

18th July 2005 17:20

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL was terrified late rocker KURT COBAIN wanted to throw him out of NIRVANA during their early 1990s heyday. Grohl...

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Hurley: 'Grant Qualities Attracted Me To Nayar'

18th July 2005 21:29

Actress ELIZABETH HURLEY was first attracted to her fiance ARUN NAYAR because he reminded her of her ex-boyfriend, actor HUGH GRANT. The AUSTIN...

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Singer: 'Superman Returns Is A Love Story'

18th July 2005 21:29

Movie-maker BRYAN SINGER has hailed his latest project SUPERMAN RETURNS as a love story. Singer, who directed the first two installments in the...

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Beckham Urges Britain To Praise Sportsmen

18th July 2005 21:29

Soccer superstar DAVID BECKHAM has urged his fellow Brits to follow America's example by taking pride in their country's athletes, instead of...

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Douglas' Wife Knew Kirk Couldn't Be Faithful

18th July 2005 21:29

KIRK DOUGLAS' wife ANNE learned to live with the movie legend's infidelities because she grew up believing men are incapable of being faithful to...

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Longoria To Get 'Fantastic Scenes' In Awards Bid

18th July 2005 21:29

The creator of hit TV series DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES has vowed to write a host of "fantastic scenes" for EVA LONGORIA in an attempt to win her an...

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Delpy Dumped By Agent For Writing Oscar-nominated Screenplay

18th July 2005 21:29

French movie star JULIE DELPY was dumped by her Hollywood agent while she was writing the screenplay for cult hit BEFORE SUNSET - because he...

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Law Says Sorry To Miller For Affair

18th July 2005 21:29

LATEST: JUDE LAW has admitted he cheated on his fiancee SIENNA MILLER in a public apology to her, following the revelation he had an affair with a...

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Beatles Revisit Baseball Park

18th July 2005 21:29

The BEATLES are to reform to say a fond farewell to a baseball stadium they performed at in 1966. Tribute group THE LIVERPOOL LEGENDS, who are...

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Jada Survives Hostile Crowds At First Ozzfest

18th July 2005 21:29

JADA PINKETT SMITH had a shock when she opened this summer's US Ozzfest (05) tour in Massachusetts on Saturday (16JUL05) - heavy rock fans came to...

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Cream To Reunite Again?

18th July 2005 21:29

Rock supergroup CREAM are reportedly planning another reunion - this time in New York City. The legendary trio - ERIC CLAPTON, GINGER BAKER and...

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Grohl: 'Nirvana Had A Lot Of Laughs'

18th July 2005 21:29

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL insists his time with legendary grunge band NIRVANA was a lot more fun than people might imagine. Grohl, who...

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First New Stones Album For Eight Years Confirmed

18th July 2005 21:29

Legendary rockers THE ROLLING STONES are releasing their first studio album since 1997 later this year (05) - and it's title is believed to be...

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Ja Rule Show Erupts Into Violence

18th July 2005 21:29

Rapper JA RULE's return to Los Angeles was dogged by violence and security issues when he took to the stage at the House Of Blues on Friday night...

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Woman Charged With Murder Over Silkworm Drummer's Death

18th July 2005 21:29

An Illinois woman has been charged with murdering Chicago rocker MICHAEL DAHLQUIST (corr) after she allegedly drove into his vehicle deliberately,...

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Neeson Wins Aslan Role

18th July 2005 21:29

Irish actor LIAM NEESON has clinched the role of leading lion ASLAN in the upcoming big screen adaptation of THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION,...

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