Music, Movie and Entertainment News 19th May 2003

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Dad Proud Of Kim's Rehab Decision

19th May 2003 2:26

Troubled actress KIM DELANEY's dad has spoken of his pride in his daughter's decision to seek help and kick her boozing problems once and for...

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Sellers Stars On Parade In Cannes

19th May 2003 2:26

The cast of a new film about comic genius PETER SELLERS has been paraded at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL - and actor GEOFFREY RUSH can't wait to...

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Van Sant's School Shootings Film Hits Cannes

19th May 2003 2:26

Director GUS VAN SANT's latest movie ELEPHANT was based on the COLUMBINE HIGH SCHOOL shootings in America - to "capture the atmosphere" of the...

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Jerry Hall Goes Fly-on-the-wall

19th May 2003 2:26

Former supermodel JERRY HALL is to follow in the footsteps of ex-husband MICK JAGGER by allowing TV cameras to track her life for a new show. ...

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Blanchett To Play Beatrix Potter

19th May 2003 2:26

Antipodean screen star CATE BLANCHETT is poised to land the lead in a biopic about the life of celebrated children's author BEATRIX POTTER. The...

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Oscar Winner Is Pot-smoking Mag's New Cover Girl

19th May 2003 2:26

OSCAR winner FRANCES McDORMAND signed up to become the latest pro-marijuana cover girl because she wants people to loosen up about the drug. The...

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Frost Insists Her Split With Law Is Only Temporary

19th May 2003 2:26

British babe SADIE FROST is convinced her marriage to movie hunk JUDE LAW is still intact - even though they've been separated for three months. ...

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Winslet To Star In Hollywood Musical

19th May 2003 2:26

British beauty KATE WINSLET is to star in a Hollywood musical - marking her debut singing role on the big screen. She is to appear opposite...

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Correction: Re Jfk Affair Story

19th May 2003 2:26

In yesterday's third feed (WENN3.M18) we incorrectly referred to the church administrator who confessed to having an affair with late US President...

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Inxs Deliver First Post-sars Gig To Singapore

19th May 2003 2:26

Australian rockers INXS performed a gig in Singapore yesterday (18MAY03) - making them the first international musical act to play there since the...

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British Singles Sales Plummet

19th May 2003 2:26

Singles sales in Britain have seen a dramatic slump - following last year's (02) TV talent contest POP IDOL. The show - renamed AMERICAN IDOL...

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Country Stars Mourn Cash

19th May 2003 2:26

Country stars mourned at funeral services for JUNE CARTER CASH yesterday (18MAY03) - close to the Nashville, Tennessee, home she shared with...

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Clapton And King To Spearhead Blues Event

19th May 2003 2:26

Music legends BB KING, ERIC CLAPTON, WYNTON MARSALIS, RAY CHARLES and WILLIE NELSON are among the artists who will play the BLOWIN' THE BLUES AWAY...

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Posh Spice Reveals Husband David's Sore Hair Cut

19th May 2003 2:26

Former SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM loves her soccer icon husband DAVID's new braided hairstyle - but admits his exposed scalp is sunburnt. ...

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Jackson's Nostalgic Appearance

19th May 2003 2:26

Troubled pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON sparked nostalgia at a glitzy 70s party in Miami, Florida - by turning up in an afro wig. The THRILLER...

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Jam Master Jay's Nephew Shot

19th May 2003 2:26

The nephew of murdered rapper JAM MASTER JAY was shot in the leg on Wednesday evening (14MAY03) in the Queens area of New York. BOE SKAGZ, a...

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Madonna To Quit America?

19th May 2003 2:26

Pop stalwart MADONNA is closer to quitting America altogether - by putting her Beverly Hills, California, home up for sale. The 44-year-old...

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Cybill Looks For Love After Dating Disasters

19th May 2003 9:14

Actress CYBILL SHEPHERD is dating three guys at once in a bid to find her next 'Mr Right'. The former MOONLIGHTING star, who once courted ELVIS...

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Sassoon Sues Over Dwindling Legacy

19th May 2003 9:14

Hair product king VIDAL SASSOON is suing the cosmetics giants who took over his brand of shampoos and conditioners for fraud. The 75-year-old...

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Goodman's Wife Turns Boxing Promoter

19th May 2003 9:14

Former ROSEANNE star JOHN GOODMAN's wife has become a respected boxing promoter - one of the few women setting up fights in the world. The...

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Ayckroyd Pens Riots Manual

19th May 2003 9:14

Funnyman DAN AYCKROYD has got serious about prison riots - using his college social studies to pen a new book for wardens and guards. THE BLUES...

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Mile High Sex Bid For Ashton + Brittany

19th May 2003 9:14

Former celebrity couple ASHTON KUTCHER and BRITTANY MURPHY tried to copy their JUST MARRIED characters' sexy antics by making love in the sky. ...

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Spinal Tap Tops Cult Movie List

19th May 2003 9:14

Seminal rock'n'roll documentary spoof THIS IS SPINAL TAP has topped a new poll of cult movie hits. The 1984 ROB REINER movie about an ill-fated...

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Brittany's Weight Gain Problems

19th May 2003 9:14

8 MILE star BRITTANY MURPHY is facing an ongoing battle to win her dream role as tragic rocker JANIS JOPLIN - because she can't gain enough...

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The Matrix Sequel's Big Debut

19th May 2003 9:14

THE MATRIX RELOADED has pulled off a massive haul at the American box office in its opening weekend (17/18MAY03), but it's not enough to beat...

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Sinatra's Postal Tribute

19th May 2003 9:14

The main branch of the Hoboken, New Jersey, America Post Office has been renamed FRANK SINATRA STATION after the town's favourite son. Fans of...

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Grohl's Thrilled About His Big Day With His Potential Ex

19th May 2003 9:14

DAVE GROHL's fiancee is pessimistic about their upcoming marriage - she introduced herself to the FOO FIGHTERS frontman as his future ex-wife. ...

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Aretha Prays For Luther

19th May 2003 9:14

Soul legend ARETHA FRANKLIN is to stage a candlelit vigil for pal LUTHER VANDROSS, who has been in a coma since suffering a stroke on 16 April...

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Snoop Misses Judging Spot

19th May 2003 9:14

Rapper SNOOP DOGG stood up the producers of live American talent show STAR SEARCH on Friday night (16MAY03) - prompting host ARSENIO HALL to taunt...

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Barry White Recovering From Second Stroke

19th May 2003 9:14

Heavyweight soul star BARRY WHITE is recovering from a stroke - his second in six months. According to his daughter SHAHERAH, the 58-year-old...

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Corr Singer's Fury At Major Sex Claims

19th May 2003 13:25

Irish singing star ANDREA CORR has called in her lawyers to deal with allegations she slept with an army major accused of sexually harassing...

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Emma Bunton Slams Justin Rumours

19th May 2003 13:25

Former SPICE GIRL EMMA BUNTON has laughed off reports of a romantic liaison with pop superstar JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE. British tabloids yesterday...

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Dawn Raid On Home Of So Solid Crew Rapper

19th May 2003 13:25

A police raid on the home of SO SOLID CREW rapper LISA MAFFIA last week (15MAY03) led to the arrest of a suspected gangland killer. Armed police...

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Lisa-marie's Drug Binge Drove Her To Scientology

19th May 2003 13:25

Singer LISA-MARIE PRESLEY had to seek help from the CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY for the first time after going on a 72-hour drink and drugs binge. ...

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Justin Timberlake Thrown Out Of London Club

19th May 2003 13:25

Pop prince JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE was thrown out of a London nightclub at the weekend - after demanding bosses break licensing laws to keep the venue...

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Kristanna Loken Loved To Train For Terminator

19th May 2003 13:25

KRISTANNA LOKEN loved the martial-arts training she took on for her new role in TERMINATOR 3 - because it made her feel more powerful. The...

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Ewan Mcgregor's Manhood Capers

19th May 2003 13:25

Scottish actor EWAN McGREGOR is well known for displaying his genitalia on-screen - but he's now admitted he's done it in public too. The STAR...

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Clare Danes' Terminating Experience

19th May 2003 13:25

CLARE DANES was struck dumb with terror when she first caught site of co-star ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER dressed in full TERMINATOR 3 costume. The...

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Dame Judi Dench Defends Threatened Nightclub

19th May 2003 13:25

British acting legend DAME JUDI DENCH has joined the fight to save a famous London nightclub. Despite her advancing years, the 68-year-old...

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Stella Mccartney Takes A Leaf Out Of Dad's Book

19th May 2003 13:25

Fashion designer STELLA McCARTNEY has vowed to emulate the child-rearing tactics of her ex-BEATLE father SIR PAUL if she ever has children. ...

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Kevin Costner's Pals Keep Him Grounded

19th May 2003 13:25

Hollywood star KEVIN COSTNER threw a CANNES FILM FESTIVAL party with posh jewellers CHOPARD to promote his latest movie OPEN RANGE - only to spend...

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Brosnan's Bong

19th May 2003 13:25

JAMES BOND star PIERCE BROSNAN has been pictured buying marijuana paraphernalia in a shop in Malibu, California. The Irish screen hunk spent...

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Naomi Campbell Cross At Klum's New Lover

19th May 2003 13:25

Top supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL is furious after discovering her ex-boyfriend FLAVIO BRIATORE is dating fellow catwalk queen HEIDI KLUM. The...

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Adrien Brody's Embarassing Bash

19th May 2003 13:25

ADRIEN BRODY was embarrassingly turned away from a CANNES FILM FESTIVAL party this weekend (17MAY03) - despite just winning a Best Actor OSCAR. ...

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Meg Ryan 'Rude' Claims Producer

19th May 2003 13:25

Hollywood leading lady MEG RYAN has been labelled "rude" and "cold" by the producer of her new film. JONATHAN PILLOT is helming Ryan's movie...

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Prince William's University Blues

19th May 2003 13:25

British royal PRINCE WILLIAM hated university so much after just one term - BUCKINGHAM PALACE officials had to convince him not to quit. The son...

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Gothika Goes On Without Halle Berry

19th May 2003 13:25

LATEST: Shooting on new movie GOTHIKA resumed today (19MAY03) - without its accident-prone star HALLE BERRY. The OSCAR-winner broke her arm on...

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Bad Boys Back In Style

19th May 2003 13:25

Makers of the new BAD BOYS sequel have hit out at reports the big-budget blockbuster is in trouble - needing drastic rework before it is ready for...

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Carry On Atomic Kitten

19th May 2003 13:25

Former ATOMIC KITTEN star KERRY McFADDEN is set for a return to the limelight - in a remake of the camp 1960s CARRY ON films. The wife of...

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All Saints Row Continues

19th May 2003 13:25

Ex-ALL SAINTS singer MELANIE BLATT has reignited the row with former bandmates NICOLE and NATALIE APPLETON - launching a scathing attack on the...

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Blue Star Caught In The Act

19th May 2003 13:25

BLUE singer LEE RYAN was thrown out of a CANNES FILM FESTIVAL party after being caught having sex in a toilet cubicle. Ryan's moment of passion ...

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Macpherson Gets By With A Little Help From Her Friends

19th May 2003 17:20

ELLE MACPHERSON has dismissed reports of her fainting on the set of sitcom FRIENDS. Macpherson insists the stories of her collapse from...

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Schwarzenegger Hosts Perfect Party

19th May 2003 17:20

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER has been given a "FOUR MARTINI" award for his promotional yacht party. Trade paper THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER heaped praise on...

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Elle Macpherson's New Nickname

19th May 2003 17:20

ELLE 'THE BODY' MACPHERSON insists her life has changed so much in recent years she should now be known as THE MOTHER. The model and actress...

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Seventh Heaven For Devdas

19th May 2003 17:20

Hit Bollywood movie DEVDAS picked up seven awards at Saturday's (17MAY03) INDIA INTERNATIONAL FILM AWARDS in South Africa. The romance, believed...

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Griffith Fights Back

19th May 2003 17:20

MELANIE GRIFFITH lashed out at a radio DJ after he insulted her husband ANTONIO BANDERAS. Radio personality AARON BRAUNSTEIN fell foul of the...

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Wim Wenders May Leave America

19th May 2003 17:20

German-born director WIM WENDERS has brought politics to the fore at this year's (03) CANNES FILM FESTIVAL by declaring he's considering leaving...

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Les Miserables Leaves New York

19th May 2003 17:20

The foothold of British musicals on Broadway is loosening with the closure of LES MISERABLES after a 16-year-run on Sunday (18MAY03). The...

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Robert Stack Acts From Beyond The Grave

19th May 2003 17:20

AIRPLANE actor ROBERT STACK died last week but his voice lives on. The 47-year-old actor died of a heart attack last Wednesday (14/5). However,...

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Kevin Bacon Discusses His Bare Bits

19th May 2003 17:20

Movie actor KEVIN BACON has defended his penchant for full-frontal nudity in many of his films - notably in sexy 1998 thriller WILD THINGS. The...

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George Clooney Caught With Cosmetic Hair Colour

19th May 2003 17:20

Grey-haired Hollywood hunk GEORGE CLOONEY was caught red-handed in a supermarket buying a bottle of hair-dye. The sexy SOLARIS actor, 42, was at...

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Paul Mccartney's Monkey Magic

19th May 2003 17:20

Kind-hearted SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is to pay for a traumatised monkey to fly back to Africa, after the chimp was forced to smoke and drink alcohol as...

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Albarn Sneers At Stay-at-home Oasis

19th May 2003 17:20

BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN has once again hit out at arch rivals OASIS - dubbing the WONDERWALL rockers narrow-minded. Blur's new album THINK...

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P Diddy Plays The Blues

19th May 2003 17:20

SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS is looking forward to his new acting role - playing Delta blues legend ROBERT JOHNSON in a new HBO movie entitled LOVE IN...

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Frank Knocks Mccartney Back

19th May 2003 17:20

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has revealed he once wrote a song for legendary crooner FRANK SINATRA - only for it to be rejected. The late BRAT PACK leader...

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Stone Temple Pilots Singer In Drugs Arrest

19th May 2003 17:20

Troubled STONE TEMPLE PILOTS frontman SCOTT WEILAND has been released on $10,000 (GBP6,600) bail after being arrested for drugs possession. The...

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Thora Birch's Kojak Break

19th May 2003 21:08

AMERICAN BEAUTY star THORA BIRCH got her big break in acting thanks to an early obsession with bald TV detective KOJAK. The actress first...

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Maggie Gyllenhaal's Secretary Challenge

19th May 2003 21:08

Rising star MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL enjoyed taking on the role of submissive LEE HOLLOWAY in the movie SECRETARY - because it challenged traditional...

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Alyson Hannigan's Same-sex Fantasies

19th May 2003 21:08

Actress ALYSON HANNIGAN would leap at the chance to get intimate with one of her former BUFFY co-stars - screen beauty ELIZA DUSHKU. The...

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Farrell Touts For Comic Book Soccer Star Role

19th May 2003 21:08

COLIN FARRELL has already mastered the art of portraying a comic book character in DAREDEVIL - now he wants to bring British soccer hero ROY OF THE...

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Zellweger's A Hopeless Romantic

19th May 2003 21:08

RENEE ZELLWEGER finds it tough to have casual relationships - because she's too much of a romantic. The CHICAGO beauty, who plays emotionless...

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Monica Bellucci: Americans Are Prudish

19th May 2003 21:08

Movie goddess MONICA BELLUCCI insists Americans and Europeans have very different views on what's acceptable - both on film and in real life. ...

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Kelsey Grammer's Admiration For President Bush

19th May 2003 21:08

Actor KELSEY GRAMMER has declared American President GEORGE W BUSH a great leader - because he makes direct eye contact. The Virgin Islands-born...

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Affleck's Battle With Celeb Status

19th May 2003 21:08

Hollywood hunk BEN AFFLECK admits his celebrity lifestyle with JENNIFER LOPEZ is far from normal. Affleck is expected to marry Lopez following...

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Warhols' Zia's Exhibitionist Tendencies

19th May 2003 21:08

DANDY WARHOLS frontman COURTNEY TAYLOR has revealed bandmate ZIA McCABE likes to go topless offstage as well as on. The gorgeous keyboard player...

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Stinky Cheese Is Grohl's New Drug

19th May 2003 21:08

Rocker DAVE GROHL's love of cheese is a huge turn-off for his bandmates in the FOO FIGHTERS - because the stinkier the better. The former...

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Lil' Kim Gets Animated

19th May 2003 21:08

Hip-hop beauty LIL' KIM has put her voice to use for a difference purpose on her latest project - an animated sci-fi movie. The flamboyant JUMP...

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Ludacris To Launch Clothing Line

19th May 2003 21:08

Rapper LUDACRIS has become the latest hip-hop star to launch his own clothing line - but he claims his is to combat racism. The AREA CODES...

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Elvis Costello Set For Ascap Honour

19th May 2003 21:08

Musician ELVIS COSTELLO has more good news since announcing his engagement to jazz star DIANA KRALL - he's now set to receive the Founder's Award...

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The Dixie Chicks Take Roost At Country Gala

19th May 2003 21:08

THE DIXIE CHICKS are reclaiming the spotlight in America after weathering months of criticism - by performing at the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC...

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Whitney Helped Monica Cope

19th May 2003 21:08

GRAMMY winning soul star MONICA has publicly thanked WHITNEY HOUSTON for helping her recover from the suicide of her boyfriend JARVIS KNOTS. ...

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Correction: Re Aisha Tyler Porn Story

19th May 2003 21:08

Last week (14MAY03) Contactmusic.com erroneously reported that FRIENDS star AISHA TYLER once appeared in an amateur porn film. The story emanated...

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