Music, Movie and Entertainment News 19th June 2006

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Furtado Tops UK Singles Chart For Second Week

19th June 2006 2:12

Canadian singer NELLY FURTADO has kept all competition at bay to notch up a second week at the top of the UK singles chart. Furtado's raunchy track...

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Church Delights Young Cancer Sufferer

19th June 2006 2:12

Pop star CHARLOTTE CHURCH brightened up the third birthday of a boy suffering from cancer when she showed up to give him a present. The...

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The Who Unveil Plaque Live In Leeds

19th June 2006 2:12

Veteran rockers THE WHO launched their UK tour at Leeds University on Saturday (17JUN06), the legendary English venue where they recorded their...

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Doherty Thrown Out Of Club For 'Starting Brawl'

19th June 2006 2:12

Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY has been accused of starting a fight in a Swedish nightclub after drunkenly jumping offstage. The reportedly drunk...

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Purefoy: 'I Lost Bond Role At Interview'

19th June 2006 2:12

British actor JAMES PUREFOY realised he had blown his chance at landing the coveted role of superspy JAMES BOND when he rambled on about what he'd...

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The Things They Say 2287

19th June 2006 2:12

"I have a stupid income for what I do for a living." ANGELINA JOLIE explains how she can easily afford to support her charities.

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Williams Is Biking Mad

19th June 2006 2:12

Comedian ROBIN WILLIAMS has an unusual obsession for a Hollywood star - he is addicted to collecting bicycles. The 54-year-old actor is an avid...

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Bond Crew Destroy $900,000 Worth Of Sports Cars In One Day

19th June 2006 2:12

Film-makers working on the forthcoming JAMES BOND movie CASINO ROYALE wrecked three sports cars worth $900,000 (GBP500,000) in one afternoon. The...

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Blaine Plans Brooklyn Bridge Stunt

19th June 2006 2:12

American illusionist DAVID BLAINE is planning to dangle by his arms off the Brooklyn Bridge for his next stunt. The 33-year-old daredevil, who...

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The Things They Say 2286

19th June 2006 2:12

"It's a touching movie directed at the women of America because I feel like the women need something from me, and I'm going to give them something."...

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The Things They Say 2289

19th June 2006 3:23

"It's a sanctuary. Totally. My dad comes here and he's like, 'Oh my gosh, I feel like I'm at a resort.' It's awesome here. I love it." BRITNEY SPEARS...

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Jewel Perfects Live Shows Thanks To Cattle

19th June 2006 3:23

Pop star JEWEL treats her fans like cattle when she's performing for them - because cows taught her never to be bound by set lists. The Alaskan...

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The Things They Say 2288

19th June 2006 3:23

"There was this one yellow Spandex outfit where you could not only tell I was circumcised, but you could tell which doctor did the work." TWISTED...

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Patton Calls On Star Friends For New Video

19th June 2006 3:23

Former FAITH NO MORE and MR BUNGLE frontman MIKE PATTON called on his famous pals to help give his new video a spot-the-celebrity feel. Actor DANNY...

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Williams Impressed With Womack's Country 'Grit'

19th June 2006 3:23

Country rebel HANK WILLIAMS JR has a newfound respect for singer LEE ANN WOMACK after she agreed to accompany him on a fishing trip for an upcoming...

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Furtado Gets A Good Omen

19th June 2006 3:23

Singer/songwriter NELLY FURTADO knew she'd made the right decision to work with hip-hop supremo TIMBALAND on her new album LOOSE when speakers in the...

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Jewel Gives Up On Hollywood

19th June 2006 3:23

Folk-pop star JEWEL has turned her back on Hollywood because she was spending too much time making movies. The pretty Alaskan fell into acting and...

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Surprises In Store At Bonnaroo

19th June 2006 3:23

The fifth Bonnaroo Music + Arts Festival in Tennessee, the world's most successful festival, was all about surprises this weekend (15-18JUN06) as TOM...

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Dixie Chicks Stood Firm For The Sake Of Their Kids

19th June 2006 3:23

The DIXIE CHICKS only had to look in the eyes of their children to realise they could not apologise for controversial comments they made about US...

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Cars Still Racing Ahead At The Us Box Office

19th June 2006 3:23

Animated movie CARS is locked in top gear as it remains at the top of the US box office for a second week. The film, which features the voices of...

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The Things They Say 2291

19th June 2006 3:23

"I identified with DUMBO. He had the ears, but I had the nose." DUSTIN HOFFMAN jokes about his acting inspiration.

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Duvall Stunned By Flying Feats Of His Wife's Family

19th June 2006 3:23

Movie legend ROBERT DUVALL has discovered he married into a family of great Argentine aviators, but has no plans of joining them in the skies. The...

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Fascinating Fact 1660

19th June 2006 3:23

Dog lover SIGOURNEY WEAVER staged an elaborate wedding, complete with a pre-nuptial agreement, for her pet pooch.

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Ruehl Rewarded With Perfume For Harrowing Role

19th June 2006 3:23

Actress MERCEDES RUEHL was thrilled when the mother of murdered transgender woman GWEN ARAUJO rewarded her with a bottle of perfume for portraying...

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Beckinsale's Breastfeeding Boasts

19th June 2006 3:23

KATE BECKINSALE misses breastfeeding because she's convinced she was good at it. The UNDERWORLD star has wonderful memories of breastfeeding...

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Terrified Love Hewitt Fears Lifts, Sharks And Illness

19th June 2006 3:23

Actress JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT is terrified of high-level Hollywood meetings because they often take place at the top of tall buildings - and she has...

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Sheridan's Flu Brought On By Naked Pool Dash

19th June 2006 3:23

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN spent the beginning of 2006 suffering from the flu after diving naked into a freezing pool. The...

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Porsche Won Over Bullock During Courtship

19th June 2006 3:23

TV mechanic JESSE JAMES won actress SANDRA BULLOCK's heart by picking her up in a "sexy" Porsche for their first date. The SPEED actress dodged the...

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Oddjob's Hat Sells At Auction

19th June 2006 3:23

The most terrifying hat in movie history went under the hammer for $33,600 (GBP18,670) in Los Angeles on Saturday (17JUN06) when JAMES BOND villain...

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Hannah Urges Celebrities To Opt For The Simple Life

19th June 2006 3:23

Actress DARYL HANNAH is appalled by celebrities who turn their backs on the simple things in life and move into massive mansions - because they're...

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Ramsay Launches Four-letter Tirade On Us Tv

19th June 2006 3:23

Celebrity chef GORDON RAMSAY turned the air blue on late night TV in America on Friday (16JUN06) when he embarrassed chat show host CONAN O BRIEN by...

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The Things They Say 2290

19th June 2006 3:23

"I don't drink. I don't like the way alcohol tastes." Rapper/actor NICK CANNON explains why he's tee-total.

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Snoop Turns New Album Into A Movie

19th June 2006 3:23

SNOOP DOGG is set to turn his next album into an animated affair - by turning it into a cartoon movie. The rapper will reteam with PHARRELL...

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Fascinating Fact 1661

19th June 2006 3:23

Movie producer JERRY BRUCKHEIMER's daughter is a successful organic perfumer.

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Blackadder Movie On The Way?

19th June 2006 7:38

A big screen version of BLACKADDER is on the verge of being filmed, 17 years after the last episode of the cult British TV comedy aired. Star ROWAN...

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Farrow To Report Back To Un On Darfur

19th June 2006 7:38

Campaigning actress MIA FARROW has pledged to do all she can to help quash the uprising in the war-torn Darfur region of Sudan. The Hollywood star...

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The Things They Say 2293

19th June 2006 7:38

"It's getting a bit itchy as it grows back so I don't think I'd do it again. My wife liked it though." Irish pop star RONAN KEATING won't be shaving...

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Von Teese Hits Out At Scantily Clad Women

19th June 2006 7:38

MARILYN MANSON's wife DITA VON TEESE has slammed women who wear skimpy outfits to attract male attention as unsexy. The burlesque dancer insists...

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The Things They Say 2292

19th June 2006 7:38

"I'm like the Bionic Man now. I have no original moving parts." Country star KENNY ROGERS jokes about his extensive plastic surgery.

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Dannii Minogue Eyes Songwriting Career

19th June 2006 7:38

Australian singer DANNII MINOGUE plans on becoming a songwriter for boy bands once her pop career is over. The 34-year-old sister of KYLIE has been...

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Townshend Worries About Reaction To New Who Song

19th June 2006 7:38

Veteran rocker PETE TOWNSHEND is nervous about performing the THE WHO's first new song in 20 years in front of an audience. The Who launched their...

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Stock, Aitken And Waterman Return

19th June 2006 7:38

Legendary pop production trio STOCK, AITKEN AND WATERMAN are planning on making a comeback with a new reality TV show. The British team - MIKE...

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Townshend: 'I Will Never Smash A Guitar Up Again'

19th June 2006 7:38

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND has vowed never to smash another guitar onstage again. The WON'T GET FOOLED AGAIN star is well-known for his...

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Dehydrated Fans Treated At Take That Hometown Gig

19th June 2006 7:38

British boy band TAKE THAT's homecoming concert almost ended in disarray on Saturday (17JUN06) when two hundred fans were treated for heat and...

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Cattrall Backs England In World Cup

19th June 2006 7:38

Former SEX AND THE CITY star KIM CATTRALL is supporting England in the World Cup, despite the US having its own team in the soccer tournament. The...

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Fascinating Fact 1663

19th June 2006 7:38

Actress KATE BECKINSALE's daughter dubbed ADAM SANDLER 'Egghead' throughout the filming of new movie CLICK, in which the couple play man and wife.

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Fans Make Star Trek Episodes

19th June 2006 7:38

In the absence of new STAR TREK adventures, fans have taken to shooting their own episodes and broadcasting them on the internet. With no plans...

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Fascinating Fact 1662

19th June 2006 7:38

BOUND star GINA GERSHON is planning an off-Broadway, New York City, musical based on her provocative 1995 film SHOWGIRLS, which followed the fortunes...

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World's Oldest Crime Movie Discovered In Loft

19th June 2006 7:38

The oldest crime film in the world has been discovered in an attic in Redditch, England. ARREST OF A PICKPOCKET was shot in April 1895, lasts just...

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Lewis: 'Stage Acting Is Like Boxing'

19th June 2006 7:38

Hollywood actress JULIETTE LEWIS finds performing onstage so nerve-wracking, she plasters the walls of her theatre dressing room with photographs of...

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Rodriguez Turned Down Crash

19th June 2006 12:28

Actress MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ has no regrets about turning down a role in CRASH, much to the chagrin of her agent. The LOST star was offered the part...

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Kidman And Urban Confirm Marriage Plans

19th June 2006 12:28

LATEST: NICOLE KIDMAN and KEITH URBAN have confirmed media reports they have returned home to Australia to marry. The MOULIN ROUGE! actress is...

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Fascinating Fact 1664

19th June 2006 12:28

NELLY FURTADO was such a big fan of all-girl trio TLC growing up, she would dress up like members LISA 'LEFT EYE' LOPES and T-BOZ for Halloween in...

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Elliott's Embarrassing Air Sickness

19th June 2006 12:28

DEF LEPPARD frontman JOE ELLIOTT still shudders to recall how his biggest rock 'n' roll dream was ruined - he was sick on ROBERT PLANT's private...

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The Things They Say 2294

19th June 2006 12:28

"JOE LE TAXI (VANESSA PARADIS) is one of my all-time favourite pop songs because it sounds dirty when it isn't." Composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER...

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Griff Slams Modern Rap

19th June 2006 12:28

PUBLIC ENEMY star PROFESSOR GRIFF has attacked the modern state of rap music, and accuses 50 CENT of teaching children to be violent. The 1980s...

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Yorke: 'I'm An Environmental Hypocrite'

19th June 2006 12:28

Campaigning RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE has confessed he is a hypocrite, because it's impossible for him to be a world-travelling rock star without...

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50 Cent Negotiating Apple Deal

19th June 2006 12:28

Hip-hop star 50 CENT is joining forces with Apple to produce a new home computer, and he insists he intends to set up his own business empire after...

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Yorke Stalls On New Recording Contract

19th June 2006 12:28

RADIOHEAD are keeping record giant EMI sweating over their future, by refusing to sign a new contract until their next album is complete. After the...

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Aiken 'Lover' Apologises For Selling Story

19th June 2006 12:28

The man who boasted about allegedly having a one-night stand with AMERICAN IDOL runner-up CLAY AIKEN "regrets" selling his story. JOHN PAULUS, a...

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Pop Star Singh Branded 'Obscene' By Indian Women

19th June 2006 12:28

LATEST: Indian pop star MIKA SINGH has been branded 'obscene' by the Indian National Commission of Women, after he was accused of molestation by...

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Jagger Promises Fans Tour Will Go Ahead

19th June 2006 12:28

LATEST: SIR MICK JAGGER has reassured worried fans nothing will stop THE ROLLING STONES from completing their upcoming European tour. Guitarist...

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The Things They Say 2296

19th June 2006 12:28

"I did read the script for THE SHAGGY DOG and thought, 'I'd prefer to play the dog.'" DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN on why she passed...

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Biggins Takes On My Porn Lady

19th June 2006 12:28

British acting veteran CHRISTOPHER BIGGINS is scouring America for talented porn stars to turn into theatrical thespians in London. THE ROCKY...

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Fascinating Fact 1665

19th June 2006 12:28

GREY'S ANATOMY stars SANDRA OH and KATHERINE HEIGL were allowed to observe a heart valve replacement surgery in a Los Angeles area hospital as part...

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Ramsay's Restaurant-cams

19th June 2006 12:28

TV superchef GORDON RAMSAY is such a control freak, he has spent $180,000 (GBP100,000) installing cameras in each of his restaurants around the world...

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The Things They Say 2295

19th June 2006 12:28

"I think he's amazing; he thinks he's amazing." Actress SANDRA BULLOCK jokes about what she and her TV mechanic husband JESSE JAMES have in common.

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Reeves Spurns Computers

19th June 2006 12:28

Old fashioned KEANU REEVES has no interest in the technological revolution, and prefers writing letters by hand than firing off quick emails. The...

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Depp Enjoys French Anonymity

19th June 2006 12:28

JOHNNY DEPP loves living in southern France, because he can enjoy a level of anonymity which he is denied in his American homeland. The PIRATES OF...

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Reeves: 'Money Is Meaningless'

19th June 2006 12:28

Hollywood heart-throb KEANU REEVES insists money means nothing to him, and he is far more concerned about maintaining his good health. Reeves is...

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Radiohead's Guest From The White House

19th June 2006 17:03

Crusading RADIOHEAD rocker THOM YORKE was speechless when he spotted one of US President GEORGE W BUSH's daughters at his New York City gig on...

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The Things They Say 2297

19th June 2006 17:03

"I'm not your regular performer. I can, however, strip down and customise any vehicle you care to put in front of me - even an armoured personnel...

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Rodriguez Held Back By Attention Deficit Disorder

19th June 2006 17:03

Hollywood star MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ fears she may never fulfil her dream of directing, as she suffers from Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). The...

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Bullock: 'We've Defied The Cynics'

19th June 2006 17:03

SANDRA BULLOCK and her TV mechanic husband JESSE JAMES can't wait to celebrate their first wedding anniversary in July (06), as Hollywood cynics were...

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Aniston's Nude Scene Shock

19th June 2006 17:03

JENNIFER ANISTON was shocked while filming nude scenes for new movie THE BREAK-UP, as boyfriend VINCE VAUGHN had brought his parents along to watch...

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Jackson And Kruger Dating

19th June 2006 17:03

JOSHUA JACKSON and DIANE KRUGER have sparked rumours of a romance after they were spotted kissing and cuddling on a trip to Paris. According to...

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Jolie And Pitt Planning To Adopt Again

19th June 2006 17:03

ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT are already planning to adopt another child, just weeks after Jolie gave birth to the couple's daughter SHILOH NOUVEL. ...

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Syriana Film-makers Win Plagiarism Battle

19th June 2006 17:03

LATEST: The makers of GEORGE CLOONEY movie SYRIANA have triumphed in their legal wrangle against STEPHANIE VERGNIAULT, after being accused of...

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Fascinating Fact 1666

19th June 2006 17:03

Canadian pop star NELLY FURTADO is such a big fan of GNARLS BARKLEY's hit CRAZY, she has incorporated her own version of the tune in her live set.

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Lostprophets: 'Cockroaches Of Rock'

19th June 2006 17:03

LOSTPROPHETS are convinced they are "cockroaches" of the music scene - as they have survived changing fads while their trendy contemporaries have...

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Minogue Looking For Love

19th June 2006 17:03

Singer DANNII MINOGUE is desperately searching for a new boyfriend after splitting from RICK PARFITT JR, the son of the STATUS QUO rocker. Minogue...

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Pussycats Rubbish Dating Ban

19th June 2006 17:03

Pop sensations THE PUSSYCAT DOLLS have rubbished the rumour their record label has banned them from dating - insisting they are simply too busy to...

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Public Enemy: 'We've Been Written Out Of History'

19th June 2006 17:03

Rap superstars PUBLIC ENEMY have accused the music industry of "writing them out of history". Frontman CHUCK D feels the group left a lasting...

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Minogue Slams Scientology Reports

19th June 2006 17:03

DANNII MINOGUE is bemused by reports she is a Scientologist, as she insists the belief system is "weird". The SO UNDER PRESSURE star is adamant she...

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Fatboy Slim Gig Overshadowed By Drug Arrests

19th June 2006 17:03

FATBOY SLIM's concert in Northern Ireland at the weekend was blighted when eleven people were arrested on suspicion of drug possession with intent to...

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Emi Pays Millions To Settle Radio Bribe Allegations

19th June 2006 17:03

Record giant EMI has agreed to pay $3.75 million (GBP2.1 million) after being accused of bribing radio stations to give airtime to its artists. New...

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Rivers: 'Fat? Wear A Burqa'

19th June 2006 17:03

Comedienne JOAN RIVERS is jealous of orthodox Muslim women - as they can cover up their "trouble areas" by wearing a burqa. The acid-tongued...

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Rodriguez's Brazilian Dalliance

19th June 2006 17:03

LOST star MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ fell madly in love with a "hot" Brazilian lothario during a promotional trip to Mexico - but he got away before things...

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Almost All Films Sold In China Are Bootlegs

19th June 2006 18:26

A Motion Picture Association study has concluded that 93 percent of all films sold in China are pirated, costing studios worldwide $2.7 billion....

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Depp Denies He Ever Shunned Commercial Movie Success

19th June 2006 18:26

Johnny Depp maintains that he has never paid attention to remarks from cult movie aficionados that he sold out when he accepted the lead in the...

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Apple's Steve Jobs Reportedly Loses Stand-off With Studios

19th June 2006 18:26

Apple Computer Chairman Steve Jobs, who successfully battled the record companies to hold the price of single records sold on the iTunes Music...

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Movie Audiences Overseas Stay Home, Watch World Cup

19th June 2006 18:26

Movies competed bravely against the World Cup overseas over the weekend -- and lost. The biggest money-maker was The Da Vinci Code which took in...

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Cars' Lead Is Cut

19th June 2006 18:26

Cars remained ahead of its competitors over the weekend, but the big gap in its lead shortened as it fell 48 percent at the box office to take in...

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Duvall Defies Net Execs, Demands Script Changes Be Dropped

19th June 2006 18:26

It is not unusual for the star of a movie to demand that certain changes be made in a film script before he'll sign on; what is unusual is for an...

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World Cup Attracting Record Audiences

19th June 2006 18:26

Audiences for the 2006 World Cup telecasts are overwhelming previous audience records with ratings up nearly 30 percent versus 2002, according to a...

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Dan Abrams Issues Goodbye That Wasn't

19th June 2006 18:26

MSNBC President Dan Abrams closed out his own Abrams Report on the channel Friday night, with a message to viewers that began with the words,...

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Rather Heading For Niche Tv Network

19th June 2006 18:26

Dan Rather will go from the corridors of power at CBS News to a small niche of the TV business, anchoring an interview program on Mark Cuban's...

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Hilton's Locker Broker Confrontation

19th June 2006 20:32

Socialite PARIS HILTON was shocked during an appearance in New York City on Friday (16JUNE06), when she was approached by a man who is trying to sell...

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Fascinating Fact 1667

19th June 2006 20:32

Hasidic reggae star MATISYAHU put his own stamp on Father's Day at the Bonnaroo Music + Arts Festival in Tennessee yesterday (18JUN06) by introducing...

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Jewel Learns To Cook

19th June 2006 20:32

Pop star JEWEL has been forced to take cookery lessons, because the remote Texas ranch she shares with boyfriend TY MURRAY is miles from any good...

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Dannii Choked By Sister Duet

19th June 2006 20:32

LATEST: DANNII MINOGUE struggled to contain her emotions as she was joined onstage in London by her older sister KYLIE last week (10JUN06). The...

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Williams To Wed

19th June 2006 20:32

Country rocker LUCINDA WILLIAMS is celebrating life through her upcoming album, after becoming engaged to a mystery man known only as TOM. The...

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Chuck D Slams Mtv

19th June 2006 20:32

PUBLIC ENEMY star CHUCK D has attacked MTV for censoring music before fans ever the get the chance to hear it. The rapper insists the internet is...

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Luft Stuns Carnegie Hall

19th June 2006 20:32

LORNA LUFT stunned crowds at New York City's Carnegie Hall last week (14JUNE06), when she made a surprise appearance at RUFUS WAINWRIGHT's tribute...

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Snoop Dogg Joined By American Idol

19th June 2006 20:32

SNOOP DOGG's fans were stunned when American Idol winner TAYLOR HICKS joined the rapper onstage in Alabama to perform GIN AND JUICE. Snoop Dogg,...

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Spears Experiences Interview Backlash

19th June 2006 20:32

LATEST: BRITNEY SPEARS has been subjected to a backlash after her tearful interview last week (15JUNE06) on US news show DATELINE. Spears, who is...

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Fascinating Fact 1668

19th June 2006 20:32

HUGH JACKMAN was so unfamiliar with the X-MEN comic books when he first auditioned to play WOLVERINE, he thought the film was a nod to Australian pub...

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Hewitt Consults Intuitionist To Help Her Understand Her Dog

19th June 2006 20:32

Actress JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT has called in a Hollywood 'intuitionist' to help her figure out her dog's moods. The quirky GHOST WHISPERER star met...

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Jackman Finds Wolverine's Rage In The Shower

19th June 2006 20:32

Laid-back actor HUGH JACKMAN credits freezing cold showers for getting him in the mood to play angry X-MEN character WOLVERINE. Even the actor's...

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Ratner Explains Hotel Du Cap Ban

19th June 2006 20:32

LATEST: Movie maker BRETT RATNER was banned for life from top hotel the Hotel du Cap in Cannes, France, after flouting its stringent room-hire...

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Oh Reveals Stripclub Passion

19th June 2006 20:32

SIDEWAYS star SANDRA OH had never been in a stripclub before agreeing to play a pole dancer in DANCING AT THE BLUE IGUANA - but she has since enjoyed...

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Beckinsale Thrilled To Play Mum

19th June 2006 20:32

UNDERWORLD star KATE BECKINSALE was thrilled when she signed up for new film CLICK, because she could finally play a mum. The star has a...

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Jackman Regrets Chicago Snub

19th June 2006 20:32

HUGH JACKMAN regrets turning down the chance to play BILLY FLYNN in movie musical CHICAGO - even though he is convinced RICHARD GERE was better than...

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Winkler Flashes Back To Fonzie

19th June 2006 20:32

HENRY WINKLER experienced a flash-back while filming his latest movie CLICK, as he was made-up to resemble his iconic character FONZIE. The...

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Depp Liberated By Birth Of Daughter

19th June 2006 20:32

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star JOHNNY DEPP was amazed to watch the birth of his first child, as it banished any anger or selfishness from his...

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Beckinsale Intimidated By American Tv

19th June 2006 20:32

British actress KATE BECKINSALE insists American television has persuaded her to start reading again, because she gets overwhelmed by the number of...

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