Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 19th August 2003

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Vivica's Soul Train Connection

19th August 2003 2:19

BOAT TRIP star VIVICA A FOX is thrilled to be honoured at the SOUL TRAIN LADY OF SOUL AWARDS - because she was once a dancer on the SOUL TRAIN...

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Tara Reid Addicted To Infomercials

19th August 2003 2:19

JOSIE AND THE PUSSYCATS star TARA REID is a self-confessed infomercial addict. The blonde beauty, 27, loves shopping for unusual household items...

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Cybill's Passionate Past With California Governor

19th August 2003 2:19

Former MOONLIGHTING star CYBILL SHEPHERD is throwing her support behind California Governor GRAY DAVIS' campaign to stay in power - because she...

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Jackie Chan's Marriage Sparked Suicides

19th August 2003 2:19

RUSH HOUR star JACKIE CHAN hurt his female fans so much when he announced plans to marry his girlfriend, two of them committed suicide. The Hong...

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Production On Roseanne's Domestic Goddess Show Cancelled

19th August 2003 2:19

LATEST: ROSEANNE BARR has been dealt another blow after the failure of her new reality show - her follow-up TV series has been cancelled. The...

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Schwarzenegger: 'Next Victim Of Kennedy Curse'

19th August 2003 2:19

MARIA SHRIVER will ditch ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER if he fails in his bid to become California Governor, according to the author of a book on Shriver's...

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Brad And Jen Prepare Family Home

19th August 2003 2:19

Hollywood golden couple BRAD PITT and JENNIFER ANISTON have finally moved into the Hollywood dream home they bought two years ago (01) - prompting...

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Mariah: I'm A Diva

19th August 2003 2:19

Pop superstar MARIAH CAREY has confessed she is a diva. The sexy singer has often faced accusations of diva-like behaviour as she rose to...

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Nikki Sixx Gets Involved With Women's Underwear

19th August 2003 2:19

MOTLEY CRUE bass player NIKKI SIXX has released his own line of women's underwear - inspired by a horde of dirty panties. The 44-year-old...

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Mariah Swears Off Marriage

19th August 2003 2:19

Pop superstar MARIAH CAREY will never marry again, after her experience of wedlock with record boss TOMMY MOTTOLA. The HONEY hitmaker claims...

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Boyzone Star Gately Marries

19th August 2003 2:19

Former BOYZONE singer STEPHEN GATELY has married his gay lover in a secret Las Vegas, Nevada ceremony. The Irish star and businessman ANDY...

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Charlotte Church's Sexy Makeover

19th August 2003 2:19

Teen opera sensation CHARLOTTE CHURCH is hiring a leading fashion guru to give her a sexy new image. The 17-year-old star has been trying to...

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Rachel Stevens Ditches Ring

19th August 2003 2:19

Former S CLUB star RACHEL STEVENS has confirmed her split from TV star fiance JEREMY EDWARDS and ditched her engagement ring. The pair shocked...

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Blue Star Lee Says Sorry

19th August 2003 2:19

Disgraced BLUE singer LEE RYAN used a British gig at the weekend (16/17AUG03) to apologise to fans for his drink-driving arrest last week...

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Kylie To Duet With Crowe

19th August 2003 2:19

Pop princess KYLIE MINOGUE is lining up an usual singing partner for a one-off Australian gig - Hollywood hunk RUSSELL CROWE. Organisers of this...

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Britney Dates Jared Leto

19th August 2003 2:19

Pop beauty BRITNEY SPEARS has found the ultimate way to get back at ex-lover JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and his new squeeze CAMERON DIAZ - she's dating the...

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Raymond Returns

19th August 2003 9:07

LATEST: It was business as usual on the set of TV comedy EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND yesterday (18AUG03) as PATRICIA HEATON returned to work after a...

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Kristin Scott Thomas Flirts With Botox

19th August 2003 9:07

British actress KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS is toying with the idea of having Botox injections - despite her stance against cosmetic surgery. The...

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Seabiscuit Star In Hospital

19th August 2003 9:07

SEABISCUIT star GARY STEVENS is recovering in hospital after falling from a horse in a race at the weekend and damaging his lung. The jockey,...

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Caan Goes Back To Vegas

19th August 2003 9:07

Movie star JAMES CAAN has taken his young kids back to Las Vegas, Nevada, years after he vowed he'd never return to Sin City. The 63-year-old...

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Arquette Furious About Naked Scene

19th August 2003 9:07

PATRICIA ARQUETTE has fallen out with the unnamed director of a new movie after he allowed a seedy producer to watch her film a nude scene. The...

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Motherhood Alters Sarah Jessica Parker's Wardrobe

19th August 2003 9:07

SEX AND THE CITY star SARAH JESSICA PARKER has opted to dress a lot less sexy since becoming a mother 10 months ago. The screen beauty and her...

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Rock Says No To The Oscars

19th August 2003 9:07

Funnyman CHRIS ROCK turned down the chance to host the ACADEMY AWARDS twice because he didn't think he was old enough. Rock was thrilled to be...

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Eastwood Eyes A Return To The Wild West

19th August 2003 9:07

Hollywood superstar CLINT EASTWOOD may return to the Wild West for one final time - in a new project provisionally entitled LAST RIDE WEST. The...

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Jersey Girl Director Defends J.lo Against 'Misquoted' Article

19th August 2003 9:07

JERSEY GIRL director KEVIN SMITH has hit back at claims he has re-edited his upcoming movie to reduce JENNIFER LOPEZ's time on-screen in the wake...

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Drop The Boy Singer Drops His Clothes For Daisy

19th August 2003 9:07

Former BROS star MATT GOSS performs his old hits naked for his fiancee, model-turned-TV presenter DAISY FUENTES. The WHEN WILL I BE FAMOUS...

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Frampton Hopes To Rock Arnie

19th August 2003 9:07

Rock legend PETER FRAMPTON is hoping ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER's run for Governor of California earns him a new hit - because he's written the action...

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Beyonce Buys For Her Butt

19th August 2003 9:07

Singer BEYONCE KNOWLES observes one simple rule when shopping for clothes - she buys whatever fits around her shapely bottom. The 21-year-old...

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Mariah Fan Admires Her Pooch

19th August 2003 9:07

MARIAH CAREY has picked up the most bizarre of admirers in Japan - a fan devoted to the sexy singer's pet dog. New York native Mariah says that...

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Jimi Tops New Axeman Poll

19th August 2003 9:07

JIMI HENDRIX has topped a new list of great guitarists - in Canada. Hendrix beat off competition from guitar legends ERIC CLAPTON and NEIL YOUNG...

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Kylie's Bedroom Games

19th August 2003 9:07

Pop princess KYLIE MINOGUE has bought a novelty duvet cover - adorned with the board for cheeky game TWISTER. The SPINNING AROUND singer is one...

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Sting Lands Century Award

19th August 2003 9:07

British rocker STING has been named the 2003 recipient of BILLBOARD magazine's Century Award. The award, the mag's highest honour for creative...

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Gun-toting Elvis Took Aim At Frank Sinatra

19th August 2003 9:07

Legendary singer ELVIS PRESLEY used a real gun to shoot his television set when rival crooner FRANK SINATRA appeared on the small screen. And...

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Colin Farrell's T-shirt Truth

19th August 2003 13:31

Hollywood hellraiser COLIN FARRELL is finding his womanising reputation has taken on a life of its own - with a joke t-shirt poking fun at his...

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Director Sheridan's Teen Telling Off

19th August 2003 13:31

MY LEFT FOOT director JIM SHERIDAN was given a shock on the set of his new movie IN AMERICA - when his pre-teen star gave him an etiquette...

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Freddy Krueger's Suit Suffering

19th August 2003 13:31

Actor ROBERT ENGLUND had a near miss while filming one of the NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET films - when he almost injured himself with his fearsome...

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Kim Cattrall Lights Up New York

19th August 2003 13:31

Gorgeous actress KIM CATTRALL was untroubled by last week's (begs11AUG03) dramatic blackout in New York - as she always keeps hundreds of candles...

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Hotel Life For Hurley

19th August 2003 13:31

Extravagant actress LIZ HURLEY has made herself at home in an exclusive English hotel while builders work on her new mansion. The British beauty...

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Van Sant Defends Good Will Hunting Choice

19th August 2003 13:31

Pioneering director GUS VAN SANT has hit back at those who criticised him for making the 'mainstream' film GOOD WILL HUNTING. The maverick...

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Friel's Festival Fury

19th August 2003 13:31

British actress ANNA FRIEL was left fuming after she was refused access to a festival stage - because she wasn't famous enough. The petite ME...

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Angelina Jolie Wants To Become An Eastender

19th August 2003 13:31

Hollywood A-lister ANGELINA JOLIE has confessed she wants a part in gritty British soap EASTENDERS. The glamorous OSCAR-winner - who recently...

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J.lo Turns To Diddy

19th August 2003 13:31

Latina lovely JENNIFER LOPEZ is so upset about fiance BEN AFFLECK's controversial strip club visit, she's turned to the one man she can still trust...

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Foo Fighter's Boxing Break

19th August 2003 13:31

FOO FIGHTERS guitarist CHRIS SHIFLETT found a bizarre way of relaxing after a recent gig - by getting into a fight. The ALL MY LIFE axeman...

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Stones' Keith Still Gets Underwear

19th August 2003 13:31

ROLLING STONES wildman KEITH RICHARDS is still getting gifts of underwear from lusty fans - but he's having a hard time explaining it to his wife...

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Minnelli's Sound Problem

19th August 2003 13:31

Stage and screen idol LIZA MINNELLI was once helped out of a tricky sound problem by British entertainer LIONEL BLAIR. The CABARET goddess was...

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Liz Kitten's Love Blues

19th August 2003 13:31

ATOMIC KITTEN beauty LIZ McLARNON is having trouble finding love - despite having seven dates in the last two months. The WHOLE AGAIN singer -...

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Texas Talk Phone Sex On New Lp

19th August 2003 13:31

Scottish rock band TEXAS are taking a raunchy new direction with their upcoming album - by featuring a song inspired by phone sex sessions. The...

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Searchers' Tony Jackson Dies

19th August 2003 13:31

British pop star TONY JACKSON of Sixties rock group THE SEARCHERS died yesterday (18AUG03) aged 65. The hard-living vocalist and bass guitarist...

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Shakira Is Loveliest Latina

19th August 2003 13:31

Rock chick SHAKIRA has been voted the sexiest Latina on the planet - beating off stiff competition from fellow Colombian SOFIA VERGARA. The...

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Rolling Stones Put Their Music Online

19th August 2003 13:31

Ageing rockers THE ROLLING STONES have embraced new technology by agreeing to put their entire back catalogue on the Internet. More than 500...

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Britney Downplays Leto Love Affair

19th August 2003 13:31

LATEST: Pop princess BRITNEY SPEARS has dismissed reports she is enjoying a romance with actor JARED LETO - insisting he's just a friend of a...

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Astin Turns Hero In The Darkness

19th August 2003 17:18

LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN ASTIN turned hero in one of New York's darkest hours when he helped Harlem police aid stranded people during last...

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Attenborough Rejects Retirement

19th August 2003 17:18

British filmmaker LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH plans to keep going through his 80th birthday, because he can't bear the idea of retiring. The...

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Liza Minnelli: I Still Love David

19th August 2003 17:18

Diva LIZA MINNELLI has spoken out about her love split from husband DAVID GEST - and insists the two still care about each other deeply. CABARET...

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Brad And Jen's Soap Opera Pick

19th August 2003 17:18

Hollywood superstars BRAD PITT and JENNIFER ANISTON have surprising taste in television - the pair are said to be huge fans of British soap opera...

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Prince Harry's Aboriginal Art Row

19th August 2003 17:18

Young British royal PRINCE HARRY is at the centre of a cultural row after he was accused of stealing Aboriginal themes in his A-level artwork. ...

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Sex And The City's Real Life Friends

19th August 2003 17:18

Actor WILLIE GARSON loves every moment of filming hit show SEX AND THE CITY - because he gets to hang out with real-life pal SARAH JESSICA...

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Jolie: My Marriage Was Doomed

19th August 2003 17:18

Movie beauty ANGELINA JOLIE is relieved rather than hurt that her marriage to BILLY BOB THORNTON is over - because it was never meant to last. ...

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Madonna And Claudia To Blame For Husbands' Rift?

19th August 2003 17:18

The frosty relationship between MADONNA and CLAUDIA SCHIFFER is being blamed for the troubles between their respective husbands, former best...

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Sharon Osbourne Talks To Prison Women

19th August 2003 17:18

Rock matriarch SHARON OSBOURNE is interviewing women in prison as part of her new talk show. The wife of OZZY OSBOURNE spoke to those that had...

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Lost Elvis Track To Be Released

19th August 2003 17:18

An unknown song by ELVIS PRESLEY has been rediscovered after 40 years and will go on sale. I'M A ROUSTABOUT was originally recorded for THE...

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Kelly Osbourne's New Man Slammed

19th August 2003 17:18

Rocker KELLY OSBOURNE has had her taste in men slammed by New Yorkers who spied her with her new love. The SHUT UP! singer is thought to be...

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Baby On The Way For Blue Star

19th August 2003 17:18

BLUE star ANTONY COSTA is expecting a baby with fiancee LUCY BOLSTER. The ONE LOVE singer will welcome his new arrival early next year (04),...

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S Club Stalker Jailed For Six Months

19th August 2003 17:18

A doctor's son who bombarded a female member of pop chart-toppers S CLUB with a string of explicit letters, threatening e-mails and gifts has been...

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Kelly Osbourne: I'm Not Quitting

19th August 2003 17:18

Rock chick KELLY OSBOURNE has spoken out to cheer up all her fans - she has no intention of quitting the music business. The feisty teen was...

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Planning Issue Threatens UK Music Festival

19th August 2003 17:18

LATEST: This year's CARLING WEEKEND: LEEDS FESTIVAL in England could be stopped from going ahead on a planning technicality. Leeds City Council...

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Kylie's Ex Speaks Out

19th August 2003 17:18

He famously gave a kiss-and-tell interview about his time with KYLIE MINOGUE, but model JAMES GOODING now insists he's trying to patch things up...

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Posh: I'm Like Britney

19th August 2003 17:18

VICTORIA BECKHAM believes she and BRITNEY SPEARS have lots in common - including the ability to work wonders on their men. Interviewed by and...

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Underwood's Diverse Addition To Sex And The City

19th August 2003 21:14

SEX AND THE CITY actress CYNTHIA NIXON has welcomed newcomer BLAIR UNDERWOOD as her character's latest love - because she feels it's time the show...

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Jackie Chan Toughened Up At Performing Arts School

19th August 2003 21:14

Martial arts hero JACKIE CHAN credits his enrolment at a performing arts school for toughening him up as a child. The RUSH HOUR star, a native...

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Robert Blake's Murdered Wife To Be Subject Of New Movie

19th August 2003 21:14

Actor ROBERT BLAKE's murdered wife BONNIE LEE BAKLEY is set to be the subject of a new movie. Producer LARRY THOMPSON has secured the exclusive...

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Will Smith: There Won't Be Independence Day Sequel

19th August 2003 21:14

Movie star WILL SMITH has rubbished reports of a sequel to hit 1996 movie INDEPENDENCE DAY. The ALI actor reveals that talks of a follow-up have...

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Emmy For Simpsons Star

19th August 2003 21:14

THE SIMPSONS star HANK AZARIA has won his fourth EMMY award. The actor, who plays bartender MOE, police chief WIGGUM and shop keeper APU in the...

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Kilmer And Cruise Reunite For Pic?

19th August 2003 21:14

VAL KILMER is in talks to join his TOP GUN co-star TOM CRUISE in MICHAEL MANN's new thriller COLLATERAL. The film stars JAMIE FOXX as a cab...

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David Blaine To Live In Box For 44 Days

19th August 2003 21:14

Magician DAVID BLAINE will be suspended from a crane in a see-through box without food for 44 days for his next public feat of endurance. Blaine...

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Ben And Jen Get Britney's Seal Of Approval

19th August 2003 21:14

Troubled couple BEN AFFLECK and JENNIFER LOPEZ will definitely make it down the aisle - according to pop beauty BRITNEY SPEARS. The GIGLI...

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Mariah's Success Pushes Men Away

19th August 2003 21:14

MARIAH CAREY's career success has wreaked havoc on her love life. The 33-year-old HONEY singer, ex-wife of UNIVERSAL RECORDS executive TOMMY...

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Another Baby Boy For Marc Anthony

19th August 2003 21:14

Singer MARC ANTHONY is celebrating the birth of another baby boy. Marc's wife DAYANARA MUNIZ gave birth to RYAN ANTHONY MUNIZ on Saturday...

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Bowie Credits Daughter For Tour Plans

19th August 2003 21:14

Rocker DAVID BOWIE insists fans should thank his three-year-old daughter ALEXANDRIA for his decision to tour again. The CHANGES singer, married...

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Olivia Newton-john's Mother Ill

19th August 2003 21:14

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN has cancelled a concert in Los Angeles this week, to rush back to Australia to be with her sick mother. The singer flew to...

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Cerys Matthews Names Baby Glenys Pearl Y-felin

19th August 2003 21:14

Singer CERYS MATTHEWS has named her first child GLENYS PEARL Y-FELIN. The name Glenys is a traditional Welsh name originating from the Welsh...

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Kelly Osbourne's Airport Disaster

19th August 2003 21:14

Pop wildchild KELLY OSBOURNE had a tricky moment at a European airport, when her bulky shoes got her earmarked as a terror risk. The singer...

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Jagger And Bono To Team Up Onstage?

19th August 2003 21:14

SIR MICK JAGGER and BONO could be performing on stage together next month (SEP03) when THE ROLLING STONES play in Ireland. The JUMPIN' JACK...

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Madonna Builds Birthday Bridges

19th August 2003 21:14

Queen of pop MADONNA celebrated her 45th birthday at the weekend (16AUG03) by inviting JENNIFER LOPEZ over for lunch. Also in attendance was pop...

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