Music, Movie and Entertainment News 19th May 2006

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Scorsese Hailed For Documentary Work

19th May 2006 2:53

GOODFELLAS movie-maker MARTIN SCORSESE is to be honoured for his work in non-fiction with a top award at the Silverdocs documentary film festival...

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Loach Slams Iraq War

19th May 2006 2:53

Outspoken British film-maker KEN LOACH has caused a stir at the Cannes Film Festival in France by slamming UK involvement in the Iraq conflict. The...

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The Things They Say 2047

19th May 2006 2:53

"In rock music you are allowed to be the ROLLING STONES and be 63 or whatever they are, but pop music is uncharted territory. I'm 51 so we're pushing...

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Keys Donates Dress For Perfect Prom

19th May 2006 2:53

R+B star ALICIA KEYS made sure a New York City teen's high school prom was memorable, by giving her one of her red carpet dresses to wear. The star...

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Nirvana Fans Furious About Chili Peppers Video

19th May 2006 2:53

NIRVANA fans are furious because they believe the new RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS music video featuring a parody of late Nirvana lead singer KURT COBAIN is...

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Crow Couples Up With Stamos

19th May 2006 2:53

Rocker SHERYL CROW has reportedly found love with FULL HOUSE star JOHN STAMOS. The ALL I WANNA DO singer, who has recovered from breast cancer...

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Baby Russia For Soul Star Paris

19th May 2006 2:53

British soul star MICA PARIS is celebrating after the birth of her second child, and has kept up the family trend of exotic names. RUSSIA MAY was...

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Bono Begs 'Stop The Cliches'

19th May 2006 2:53

Crusading rocker BONO has launched an impassioned appeal to the world's media to stop "dehumanising" Africa by painting grim pictures of the...

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Spears Involved In Another Baby Bungle

19th May 2006 2:53

LATEST: Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS is embroiled in more parental controversy, after nearly dropping her baby as she was leaving a New York City hotel on...

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The Things They Say 2049

19th May 2006 2:53

"I have a trainer, but I never show up!" Actress LINDSAY LOHAN, who sparked fears she had an eating disorder last year (05), after losing a dramatic...

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Da Vinci Code Cleared In India

19th May 2006 2:53

Controversial movie adaptation THE DA VINCI CODE has been approved by censors in India, despite a string of protests from Christians seeking to have...

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Cruise Bans Tv And Computer Games

19th May 2006 2:53

TOM CRUISE is strict when it comes to raising his two eldest children - barring them from watching TV and playing computer games. The star's...

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The Things They Say 2048

19th May 2006 2:53

"I know I've been commercially successful, but I'm not really a guy looking for safe, middle-of-the-road success." Director RON HOWARD revels in the...

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Wallace Admits Suicide Attempt

19th May 2006 2:53

Veteran newsman MIKE WALLACE has admitted he attempted to take his own life two decades ago. The 88-year-old journalist, who is retiring from US...

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Morton To Tie The Knot

19th May 2006 2:53

British actress SAMANTHA MORTON is engaged to be married, after boyfriend HARRY HOLM surprised her with a ring on her 29th birthday. The MINORITY...

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Cohen Gets Royal Thumbs Up

19th May 2006 9:23

Canadian singer/songwriter LEONARD COHEN has been given the royal stamp of approval after Britain's PRINCE CHARLES hailed him as his favourite...

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Blunt Delighted By Love Rat Rumours

19th May 2006 9:23

British crooner JAMES BLUNT has brushed off his love rat label from former socialite fling TARA PALMER-TOMKINSON, insisting it's better than being...

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Pet Shop Boys Slam Pop

19th May 2006 9:23

Pop duo PET SHOP BOYS have slammed contemporary pop as "rubbish", insisting the term has become a euphemism for TV talent show winners. The WEST...

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Johnny Van Zant Undergoes Emergency Surgery

19th May 2006 9:23

LYNYRD SKYNYRD singer JOHNNY VAN ZANT underwent an emergency operation to remove his appendix last night (18MAY06). The 46-year-old had the...

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The Things They Say 2050

19th May 2006 9:23

"This sounds a little 'hucksterish', but people really respond to the movie better the second time than they do the first time." Director RON HOWARD...

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Mullally Shocked By Shoe Shopping

19th May 2006 9:23

WILL + GRACE star MEGAN MULLALLY was stunned when she received a $2,200 (GBP1,200) bill for a pricey pair of designer shoes, because she had no idea...

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Murphy Made-up For Multiple Roles

19th May 2006 9:23

EDDIE MURPHY is enduring hours of special effects make-up to play a feuding husband and wife in his new film NORBIT. The actor is used to playing...

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Wilson Kicked Out Of Market

19th May 2006 9:23

WEDDING CRASHERS star OWEN WILSON was thrown out of a market in the US, after entering the grocery store without shoes. The Hollywood funnyman was...

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Routh Learns To Fly For Superman

19th May 2006 9:23

SUPERMAN RETURNS actor BRANDON ROUTH was desperate to join to cast of the superhero comeback movie, because he wanted to learn to fly. And Routh,...

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Campbell's Lavish Birthday Bash

19th May 2006 9:23

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL will celebrate her 36th birthday on Monday (22MAY06) with a three-day bash at a seven-star hotel in Dubai - at a cost of...

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Hilton's Ex Attacks Lohan

19th May 2006 9:23

PARIS HILTON's former lover BRANDON DAVIS has launched a scathing attack on the hotel heiress' nemesis LINDSAY LOHAN, branding her a "firecrotch". ...

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Fascinating Fact 1515

19th May 2006 9:23

Jazz singer JAMIE CULLUM was once a member of an AC DC tribute band.

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Mcentire And Bush Strike Up Email Friendship

19th May 2006 9:23

Country music star REBA MCENTIRE has an unusual email partner - former US President GEORGE BUSH. They struck up a firm friendship after regularly...

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Melua: 'My Songs Aren't Good Enough'

19th May 2006 9:23

British singer/songwriter KATIE MELUA will continue to collaborate with producer MIKE BATT, because the songs she writes alone aren't good enough. ...

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Status Quo Clear The Bar

19th May 2006 9:23

Veteran rockers STATUS QUO succeeded in emptying an entire bar of its patrons in Australia - by bribing the drinkers with champagne. The CAROLINE...

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Potter Car Found

19th May 2006 14:03

HARRY POTTER's stolen flying car has been found in perfect order outside a ruined castle in Cornwall, England. The magical vehicle, driven by...

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Jackman: 'Woody Is So Organised'

19th May 2006 14:03

Hollywood hunk HUGH JACKMAN relished working with film-maker WOODY ALLEN on new movie SCOOP, because it was like having a regular office job. The...

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Mills' Possessions Up For Auction

19th May 2006 14:03

The family of SIR JOHN MILLS plan to sell off the late screen star's valuable possessions at auction next month (JUN06). The GREAT EXPECTATIONS...

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Us Broadcasters Face Heavy Fines For 'Indecency'

19th May 2006 14:03

American broadcasters face far heavier penalties if they screen indecent material after the US Senate approved a bill allowing fines for doing so to...

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Berry Hits Out At Dj's 'Racist' Joke

19th May 2006 14:03

HALLE BERRY accused BBC Radio 1 DJ CHRIS MOYLES of "racism" live on air yesterday (18MAY06), after he impersonated a "big, fat black guy" on the...

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Pizzorno To Be Face Of Armani?

19th May 2006 14:03

British rocker SERGE PIZZORNO is set to be the new face of Italian fashion house Giorgio Armani. The KASABIAN guitarist, who has attracted the...

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Rowland's Lp Delayed To Avoid Beyonce Clash

19th May 2006 14:03

The release of KELLY ROWLAND's second solo album has been delayed until next year (07), so it doesn't clash with DESTINY'S CHILD bandmate BEYONCE...

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Boy George Cruises The Net For Sex

19th May 2006 14:03

Eighties pop star BOY GEORGE spends six hours a day on the internet searching for casual sex. The former CULTURE CLUB frontman is amazed by the way...

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Presley Stage Show To Tour In 2008

19th May 2006 14:03

A stage show based on the life of ELVIS PRESLEY and featuring his music will tour Europe and Asia in 2008. Theatre company Cirque du Soleil will...

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Kooks Feud With Razorlight Frontman Escalates

19th May 2006 14:03

British rockers THE KOOKS have hit back at JOHNNY BORRELL, after the RAZORLIGHT frontman slammed their music as "horrible". The Kooks singer LUKE...

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Boy George Bitter About Nypd

19th May 2006 14:03

BOY GEORGE is bitter about the way his recent drugs arrest was handled by the New York Police Department - and insists he wasn't lucky to escape with...

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Mills Mccartney Health Fears

19th May 2006 14:03

HEATHER MILLS MCCARTNEY is so devastated by her separation from husband SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY, she has suffered a major health relapse. The former...

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The Things They Say 2051

19th May 2006 14:03

"When I'm in a swimming pool, I worry a little door might open and let a shark out." Actress CHRISTINA RICCI reveals her biggest fear.

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Tarantino Signs Up Fergie

19th May 2006 14:03

QUENTIN TARANTINO and ROBERT RODRIGUEZ have signed THE BLACK EYED PEAS singer FERGIE to star in their new film GRIND HOUSE. The maverick...

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Jackman's New Film Improves Sex Life

19th May 2006 14:03

Hollywood star HUGH JACKMAN credits his latest movie FOUNTAIN with spicing up his sex life. Jackman claims his bedroom performance has improved...

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Stars Auction Belongings For Children's Charity

19th May 2006 17:23

Stars including CLAUDIA SCHIFFER and CHRISTIAN SLATER have teamed up with British charity the National Society For The Protection Of Cruelty To...

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Universal And Sony Da Vinci Legal Row Settled

19th May 2006 17:23

The legal spat between Universal Music Group and Sony BMG over an album which allegedly cashes in on THE DA VINCI CODE has been settled out of court...

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Rihanna Continues To Reign Us Singles Chart

19th May 2006 17:23

R+B sensation RIHANNA has netted a third week on top of the US singles chart with her international hit SOS (RESCUE ME), keeping DANIEL POWTER's BAD...

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Boy George's Expensive Spirituality

19th May 2006 17:23

Eighties star BOY GEORGE practices a Feng Shui-style discipline that determines his every move. The singer uses Nine Ki - a cross between Fung Shui...

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Rap Star To Make Record Attempt

19th May 2006 17:23

Hip-hop star SUPERNATURAL will attempt to break the world record for the longest freestyle rap at this year's Rock The Bells festival in...

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Maroon 5 Saluted At Bmi Awards

19th May 2006 17:23

LIL' JON and MAROON 5 were honoured as Songwriters Of The Year at the BMI Pop Awards in Los Angeles on Tuesday (16MAY06). The performing rights...

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Mia 'Locked Out' Of USA

19th May 2006 17:23

British Sri-Lankan rapper MIA has postponed her collaboration with producer TIMBALAND after being denied entry to the US by immigration officials. ...

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Martin Sold For Gbp5,000

19th May 2006 17:23

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN has gone under the hammer for GBP5,000 ($9,000) at an auction to raise money for a local primary school in his adopted...

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Shock Results At Eurovision Semi-finals

19th May 2006 17:23

The Eurovision Song Contest semi-finals defied all predictions last night (18MAY06), with Belgian entry and hot favourite KATE RYAN being knocked out...

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Bono Glad To See Western Impact On Aids

19th May 2006 17:23

U2 campaigner BONO was delighted during his stop in Lesotho on Wednesday (17MAY06) to see the positive impact his campaigning against AIDS has had in...

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Mccartney: 'I've Not Had Plastic Surgery'

19th May 2006 17:23

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY insists he has never undergone cosmetic surgery, and attacks a Californian plastic surgeon who claims he has done in a new book. ...

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Berry Wants No Super Powers

19th May 2006 17:23

X-MEN actress HALLE BERRY would turn down super powers if she was offered them, because she is happy with how far her career has progressed. The...

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Hoffman Longs For Recognition

19th May 2006 17:23

PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN is unhappy with his status as America's favourite character actor - and still dreams of being a Hollywood idol. After...

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Opus Dei Leader 'Praying' For Da Vinci Code Stars

19th May 2006 17:23

The head of Catholic group Opus Dei prays for THE DA VINCI CODE stars TOM HANKS, SIR IAN MCKELLEN and author DAN BROWN, who he calls "blasphemers",...

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Routh Laughs Off 'Curse'

19th May 2006 17:23

SUPERMAN RETURNS actor BRANDON ROUTH refuses to be frightened by the notorious Superman curse. The superhero saga has seemingly been plagued by bad...

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Cage Buys Island

19th May 2006 17:23

Hollywood actor NICOLAS CAGE has bought a second island in the Bahamas, after selling his luxury Malibu, California, home for nearly $10 million...

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Da Vinci Code Facing More Opposition From Asian Catholics

19th May 2006 18:18

One day after The Da Vinci Code opened in China, the Catholic church in that country called for "all believers not to watch it." The official...

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Ultra-high-definition Digital Projectors To Be Tested

19th May 2006 18:18

Sony will begin testing the latest generation of high-definition digital movie projectors at a Los Angeles theater showing The Da Vinci Code this...

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Sony May Launch New Film Division

19th May 2006 18:18

Sony Pictures Entertainment is considering creating a new division for films that are a step above the low-budget art films handled by Sony...

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Politics Returns To Cannes

19th May 2006 18:18

Veteran British writer-director Ken Loach, whose latest film, The Wind that Shakes the Barley, has been entered in competition at the Cannes Film...

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Star Trek Props To Be Auctioned Off

19th May 2006 18:18

Seeming to represent the hammering of the final nail in the coffin of the once-lucrative Star Trek franchise, 4,000 items of props and set...

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Conan To Return As Host Of Emmys

19th May 2006 18:18

Conan O'Brien, who last hosted the Emmy Awards in 2002, will return this year to perform hosting duties at the 58th annual affair on Sunday, August...

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Iger Shaking Up Disney's "Partners"

19th May 2006 18:18

Disney's decision to begin offering its TV shows and movies online has created "a pretty interesting dynamic" between itself and its TV...

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Gest To Reveal Jackson Sex Secrets

19th May 2006 19:28

LIZA MINELLI's ex-husband DAVID GEST is to release an autobiography which promises to reveal secrets regarding MICHAEL JACKSON's sex life. Gest and...

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Diamond Sues New York Neighbours

19th May 2006 19:28

Singer NEIL DIAMOND is suing his New York neighbours, claiming they are building an illegal structure on their roof that is ruining his views. The...

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The Things They Say 2052

19th May 2006 19:28

"TALLULAH can take a deer down with her bare hands. She's tough...Maybe it's genetic." DIE HARD star BRUCE WILLIS describes his 12-year-old...

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Watts Joins Mortensen For Thriller

19th May 2006 19:28

NAOMI WATTS will join VIGGO MORTENSEN for the London-based thriller EASTERN PROMISES. DAVID CRONENBERG will direct the script by STEVEN KNIGHT,...

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Jackman's Wife Never Gets Jealous

19th May 2006 19:28

X-MEN star HUGH JACKMAN is allowed to go wild with female co-stars on movie sets, because his wife never gets jealous. His actress wife DEBORRA-LEE...

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Mehta: 'Was It Worth It?'

19th May 2006 19:28

Indian director DEEPA MEHTA experienced so many problems making her award-winning movie WATER, she wonders whether it was worth the trouble. ...

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Huffman Liquored Up For Oscars

19th May 2006 19:28

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star FELICITY HUFFMAN was so anxious about attending the Academy Awards, she brought along a flask of vodka to calm her...

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O'brien To Host Emmys

19th May 2006 19:28

Late night talk show host CONAN O BRIEN has been tapped to host the 58th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in August (06). O'Brien hosted the event in...

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Sheen Slams Online Dating Partner

19th May 2006 19:28

Representatives for CHARLIE SHEEN have slammed claims made by a woman who says she dated the actor after meeting him on an online dating site. The...

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Davis Apologises To Lohan

19th May 2006 19:28

LATEST: MISCHA BARTON's ex-boyfriend BRANDON DAVIS, has apologised to LINDSAY LOHAN, after launching a scathing attack on the young star. Davis was...

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Wilson To Write Autobiography

19th May 2006 19:28

Country music star GRETCHEN WILSON has signed a deal to write her autobiography. In the book, titled GRETCHEN WILSON: I'LL TELL YOU WHAT A REDNECK...

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Clarkson Struggles To Perform Hit

19th May 2006 19:28

KELLY CLARKSON hates singing her hit single BECAUSE OF YOU because it forces her to relive painful difficult childhood memories. The AMERICAN IDOL...

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Cher Feels Fabulous At 60

19th May 2006 19:28

Pop star CHER has no fear of turning 60 tomorrow (20MAY06), because she thinks she looks fabulous for her age. The singer has just announced she...

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Franz Star Slams Touts

19th May 2006 19:28

FRANZ FERDINAND frontman ALEX KAPRANOS is enraged by the spiralling problem of ticket touts at rock gigs, slamming the money-making gangs as...

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Mccartney: 'Heather Never Made Me Dye My Hair'

19th May 2006 19:28

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has laughed off claims his estranged wife HEATHER MILLS made him dye his hair - insisting he has done it of his own accord for...

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