Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 19th August 2005

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Dunst Wants To Learn French

19th August 2005 2:58

KIRSTEN DUNST has been inspired to learn French, after taking on the role of tragic French queen MARIE-ANTOINETTE. The SPIDER-MAN star plays the...

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Zeta-jones And Douglas To Face Off

19th August 2005 2:58

Hollywood couple CATHERINE ZETA-JONES and MICHAEL DOUGLAS are set to become rivals when they compete against each other in an upcoming golf...

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Affleck Cuts Back On Poker

19th August 2005 2:58

DAREDEVIL star BEN AFFLECK has cut back on his beloved poker games, now that he and wife JENNIFER GARNER are preparing for parenthood. Affleck,...

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Griffith To Take Up Pole-dancing

19th August 2005 2:58

Hollywood actress MELANIE GRIFFITH is planning to spice up her marriage to ANTONIO BANDERAS by taking pole-dancing lessons. The WORKING GIRL star,...

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Aniston Throws Dinner Cruise For Castmates

19th August 2005 2:58

Former FRIENDS star JENNIFER ANISTON marked the imminent end of filming on her new movie THE BREAK UP by throwing a sunset dinner cruise for the cast...

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Cinematographer Delli Colli Dies

19th August 2005 2:58

Acclaimed Italian cinematographer TONINO DELLI COLLI was found dead in his Rome apartment on Wednesday (17AUG05). He was 81. Delli Colli worked on...

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Princess Margaret Drama Sparks Outrage

19th August 2005 2:58

An upcoming British TV drama has sparked outrage by showing late British royal PRINCESS MARGARET having sex, sharing a lesbian kiss and smoking...

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Lewis Praises Iggy

19th August 2005 2:58

JULIETTE LEWIS has no interest in whether IGGY POP's performances are fuelled by drugs or adrenaline because he defines rock music today. The...

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Odb Death Inspires Mathematics

19th August 2005 2:58

WU TANG CLAN star MATHEMATICS is even more inspired to succeed since the death of legendary rapper ODB, because he has suddenly realised how short...

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Moby Mistaken For Stipe

19th August 2005 2:58

MOBY is tempted to start telling fans he's MICHAEL STIPE, after disappointing one female too many with the revelation that he isn't the REM star. ...

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Wilson Injury Sparks Portuguese Panic

19th August 2005 2:58

LATEST: KAISER CHIEFS singer RICKY WILSON caused panic amongst a Portuguese audience when he screamed "I'm dying" after injuring his leg in a botched...

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Snoop Slammed By Football Fathers

19th August 2005 2:58

Hip-hop star SNOOP DOGG has come under fire from American football-loving fathers after he left his position as coach of children's team the Rowland...

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Combs Corrects Yacht Fight Reports

19th August 2005 2:58

LATEST: SEAN 'DIDDY' COMBS has slammed reports his girlfriend KIM PORTER broke her nose during a blazing row on a yacht he hired in St Tropez - he...

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Westlife Star Feehily: 'I'm Gay'

19th August 2005 2:58

WESTLIFE singer MARK FEEHILY has broken millions of girls' hearts by announcing he is gay. The Irish boyband hunk insists he has always been...

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Shields Holds Belated Birthday Bash

19th August 2005 2:58

Actress BROOKE SHIELDS finally celebrated her 40th birthday on Saturday (13AUG05) - three months after reaching the landmark age. The brunette...

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Maguire Buys Las Vegas Property

19th August 2005 9:22

SPIDER-MAN star TOBEY MAGUIRE has become the latest celebrity to purchase a home in gambling haven Las Vegas. The 30-year-old actor recently...

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Krause To Celebrate Birthday All Month

19th August 2005 9:22

Former SIX FEET UNDER star PETER KRAUSE plans to celebrate turning 40 for the entire month - because he only acknowledges his birthdays every 10...

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Hewitt's Cheap Thrill

19th August 2005 9:22

Actress JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT has been gracing red carpets across Hollywood for the past two years wearing her favourite cosmetic - an "insanely...

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Romijn Gives O'connell Tips

19th August 2005 9:22

KANGAROO JACK star JERRY O'CONNELL was so nervous when he initially landed his gig as the face of Perry Ellis clothing, he asked his girlfriend...

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Alba Loves Older Men

19th August 2005 9:22

FANTASTIC FOUR star JESSICA ALBA counts SIR MICHAEL CAINE, MORGAN FREEMAN and SIR SEAN CONNERY among her list of Hollywood crushes. The stunning...

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Allen Refuses Theatre Roles

19th August 2005 9:22

Hollywood actress JOAN ALLEN has vowed never to accept another theatre role - because she finds stage work boring and monotonous. The 48-year-old...

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Winfrey Gives Texas School Children A Treat

19th August 2005 9:22

OPRAH WINFREY made 68 Texan school children's dreams come true on 12 August (05), when she took them all on a trip to California theme park...

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The Things They Say 40

19th August 2005 9:22

"Would you ever use a payphone? Those are gross, who uses those?" Teen singer and actress HILARY DUFF makes sure she always has her mobile phone with...

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George Michael Makes Room For Dogs

19th August 2005 9:22

GEORGE MICHAEL and his partner KENNY GOSS are selling the condominium they share in Dallas, Texas - so they can have more space for their dogs. ...

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Fat Joe Plays Pet Psychiatrist

19th August 2005 9:22

Hip-hop star FAT JOE has taken on a new role as a pet psychiatrist, in one of a series of new television advertisements. The LEAN BACK rapper will...

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Fergie Loves Duhamel's Cooking

19th August 2005 9:22

BLACK EYED PEAS singer FERGIE has unveiled one of the big factors keeping her romance alive with actor JOSH DUHAMEL - his cooking. WHERE IS THE...

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Rihanna Perfects Her Autograph

19th August 2005 9:22

Teen singer RIHANNA is so thrilled with the success of her dancefloor hit PON DE REPLAY, she's started practicing her autograph for fans. The...

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Duff Cuts Out Fries To Slim Down

19th August 2005 9:22

HILARY DUFF is boasting a new svelte physique, after cutting chips (French fries) from her diet. The SO YESTERDAY singer recently decided to cut...

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Morissette Picks Up An Odd Roommate

19th August 2005 9:22

ALANIS MORISSETTE had a furry companion for the majority of her recent trip to Indonesia, when a fan loaned her their pygmy loris in exchange for a...

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Stefani Feels 'Worthless' When She's Not Working

19th August 2005 9:22

GWEN STEFANI is thrilled with the limited leisure time her busy schedule affords her - because she feels "worthless" when she's not working. The...

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Eminem Receives Treatment For Drug Addiction

19th August 2005 9:22

Rap superstar EMINEM is being treated in hospital for drug dependency. The STAN star - real name MARSHALL MATHERS III - is fighting an addiction...

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The Things They Say 41

19th August 2005 9:22

"I wasn't the class clown - I was the roadie for the class clown. I set up his lights and sound." Outspoken comedian CHRIS ROCK insists he was a...

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Moran Angered By Arrogance Misconception

19th August 2005 14:06

British actor NICK MORAN is frustrated he is best known for possessing an arrogant streak. Moran found fame in director GUY RITCHIE's 1998 smash...

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Knightley Hates Attention In Private Life

19th August 2005 14:06

Hollywood actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY avoids partying at London's trendiest night spots because she hates the attention she receives in them. The...

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Irons' Singing Leaves Critics Unimpressed

19th August 2005 14:06

Oscar-winner JEREMY IRONS' singing in a one-off stage production of musical CAMELOT has been heavily criticised by theatre critics. The DEAD...

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Springer Opera Writers Hit Back At Chat Show Host

19th August 2005 14:06

JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA writers STEWART LEE and RICHARD THOMAS have slammed JERRY SPRINGER as a "two faced w**ker" for withdrawing support for the...

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Law Finally 'Dumped' By Miller

19th August 2005 14:06

JUDE LAW and SIENNA MILLER have reportedly split on a permanent basis, after the actor's failed attempt to win back his former fiancee following his...

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Fascinating Fact 37

19th August 2005 14:06

Ex-BOYZONE star SHANE LYNCH has put his Porsche 911 on auction website eBay. The Irish singer hopes to get $27,450 (GBP15,250) for the sports car.

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Cabrera To Release Calendar

19th August 2005 14:06

ASHLEE SIMPSON's on-off boyfriend RYAN CABRERA is set to grace the bedroom walls of his fans, after announcing plans to release a 2006 calendar. ...

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Cowell Judged For Having 'Bigger Breasts' Than Sharon Osbourne

19th August 2005 14:06

Music mogul SIMON COWELL has been slammed by a fellow judge on UK TV show THE X FACTOR for having bigger breasts than SHARON OSBOURNE. Irish pop...

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Coxon's Anguish At Blur Chart-topper

19th August 2005 14:06

BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON was so unprepared for the surge in popularity the band enjoyed when they scored their first number one single ten years...

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Another Member Of The Distillers Quits

19th August 2005 14:06

THE DISTILLERS are in danger of splitting up after bassist RYAN SINN has become the second member to quit this year (05). Sinn is delighted to...

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Jagger: 'The Stones Aren't Too Old'

19th August 2005 14:06

Rocker SIR MICK JAGGER has again ridiculed suggestions THE ROLLING STONES are too old for their upcoming world tour, because he believes the band's...

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Record Bosses Hire Private Detective To Find Peyroux

19th August 2005 14:06

Record bosses are so concerned with the fate of jazz singer MADELEINE PEYROUX, they've hired a private detective to hunt the elusive star down. ...

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Slipknot Threaten Burger King With Lawsuit

19th August 2005 14:06

American rockers SLIPKNOT have taken legal action to shut down a new Burger King marketing campaign that they believe mimics their mask-wearing stage...

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Moran Judges Friends On Their Reaction To His Fame

19th August 2005 14:06

LOCK, STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS star NICK MORAN is thrilled with the way fame altered his life - because now he knows who his real friends are. ...

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Grant's Film Helps Him Reconcile With His Mother

19th August 2005 14:06

British actor RICHARD E GRANT's directorial debut, a semi-autobiographical account of how his mother cheated on his father, is helping him...

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19th August 2005 17:37

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Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Pray For 'Average' Album

19th August 2005 17:42

Californian band BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB are hoping for a mediocre response to their forthcoming acoustic album HOWL so fans don't reject their...

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Heroin Will Ravage Doherty's Looks

19th August 2005 17:42

THE DANDY WARHOLS frontman COURTNEY TAYLOR has warned PETE DOHERTY he must either quit drugs or loose his looks. The NOT IF YOU WERE THE LAST...

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Ryder Sympathises For Today's Drug Addicts

19th August 2005 17:42

HAPPY MONDAYS frontman SHAUN RYDER sympathises with the drug addicted celebrities of today - because they receive much more media attention than he...

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Tunstall Apologies To Dido

19th August 2005 17:42

Mercury Music Prize nominee KT TUNSTALL has apologised for her scathing attack on DIDO after ranting "Dido can't f**king sing" - because she hates...

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Happy Days Star Will Never Act Again

19th August 2005 17:42

Former HAPPY DAYS actor RON HOWARD loves being in control and insists he will never return to acting because he hates being told what to do. The...

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Moran Gives Up Playwriting

19th August 2005 17:42

Actor-turned-playwright NICK MORAN has vowed never to write another play despite his first show TELSTAR receiving rave reviews on its debut in...

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Silverstone Hates Being In Spotlight

19th August 2005 17:42

ALICIA SILVERSTONE hates the trappings of fame and insists being a celebrity is a horrific ordeal she wouldn't want her worst enemy to suffer. The...

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Howard Refuses To Adopt Cynical Approach

19th August 2005 17:42

Oscar-winning director RON HOWARD has vowed to continue making up-beat movies despite critics complaining his work lacks intensity. The film...

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Hilfiger For Sale

19th August 2005 17:42

Fashion brand Tommy Hilfiger is up for sale after the firm's annual income fell to just $1.88 billion (GBP1.04 billion) last year (05). The...

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Longoria Returns To Work

19th August 2005 17:42

LATEST: DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA bravely returned to work today (19AUG05) - despite being struck on the head by a falling pole while...

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Hurley To Wed Soon?

19th August 2005 17:42

Estee Lauder model ELIZABETH HURLEY has fuelled speculation she is soon to wed by reportedly hiring a private island in the Maldives for two weeks. ...

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Hatcher's Mother Fired From Movie

19th August 2005 17:42

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star LESLEY ANN WARREN has been sensationally fired from her lead role in new movie DEVIL YOU KNOW on the second day of filming...

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The Things They Say 42

19th August 2005 17:42

"F**k off on tour and until they're two. That's what I did first time around." HAPPY MONDAYS frontman SHAUN RYDER reveals the secret to his code of...

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Dandy Warhols Singer Values Low Self-esteem

19th August 2005 17:42

American group THE DANDY WARHOLS frontman COURTNEY TAYLOR credits his low self-esteem with his high creative output. The BOHEMIAN LIKE YOU singer...

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Mylo A B-grade Musician

19th August 2005 17:42

Clever dance impressario MYLO is bemused that he was only awarded a B-grade for Music in school because his rhythmic skills have now made him...

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Barlow Becomes A Food Critic

19th August 2005 17:42

Former TAKE THAT star GARY BARLOW has ditched his music career to become a restaurant critic. The singer, whose promising solo career flopped...

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Ryder: 'Don't Smoke Marijuana And Watch Teletubbies'

19th August 2005 21:07

HAPPY MONDAYS frontman SHAUN RYDER is convinced hit British children's show TELETUBBIES should be issued with a health warning for marijuana...

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Dig! Fails To Lift Dandys Profile In Hometown

19th August 2005 21:07

American rockers THE DANDY WARHOLS are devastated their successful documentary DIG! raised their profile everywhere except their home town Portland,...

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Bravery Sex Up Gigs

19th August 2005 21:07

American rockers THE BRAVERY have advised fans to bring a date to their upcoming gigs - because they'll be whipped into a "sexual frenzy". The AN...

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Andre 3000 Wants To Go Back In Time

19th August 2005 21:07

OUTKAST star ANDRE '3000' BENJAMIN often dreams about going back in time - because he prefers the clothes of decades past. The HEY YA! hitmaker,...

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David Slams Reality Tv

19th August 2005 21:07

British singer CRAIG DAVID has vowed never to appear on a reality TV show as he thinks it would be demeaning to his superior talent. The 7 DAYS...

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Endicott Hospitalised Over Bad Reviews

19th August 2005 21:07

THE BRAVERY frontman SAM ENDICOTT is banned from reading reviews about the rock band after he once obsessed so much about critics' opinions he was...

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Stones' Noise Levels To Be Monitored

19th August 2005 21:07

THE ROLLING STONES' concert at Boston's Fenway Park will be under heavy surveillance on Sunday night (21AUG05), with police officers monitoring the...

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Tupac To Be Honoured With Statue

19th August 2005 21:07

A bronze statue honouring TUPAC SHAKUR is set to be unveiled to mark the nine-year anniversary of his death. The seven-foot construction will go...

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Combs Offers Cash To Best-dressed Stars

19th August 2005 21:07

SEAN 'DIDDY' COMBS is so intent on celebrities looking good at 28 August's (05) MTV Video Music Awards, he's offering $100,000 (GBP55,000) to the...

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Hewitt's Golden Girls Fixation

19th August 2005 21:07

Actress JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT is so fixated with THE GOLDEN GIRLS, she wants to be president of the classic sitcom's fan club. The I KNOW WHAT YOU...

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Hatcher Wants A Man To Shave Her Legs

19th August 2005 21:07

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star TERI HATCHER finds the procedure of shaving her legs so "sexy", she's eyeing the possibility of having a man do it...

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Howard Refuses To Sacrifice Family For Hollywood

19th August 2005 21:07

OSCAR-winning director RON HOWARD is desperate to cast his daughter BRYCE DALLAS-HOWARD in his next movie because then he could spend time with his...

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Moran In Love Riddle

19th August 2005 21:07

British actor NICK MORAN is enjoying a secret romance to avert the pressures of fame - but insists he won't rush into marriage. The LOCK, STOCK...

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Stone Linked To British Writer

19th August 2005 21:07

Hollywood actress SHARON STONE has been romantically linked to British writer PETER JAMES. The 47-year-old screen beauty, who divorced her third...

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Silverstone Wants Branagh

19th August 2005 21:07

Hollywood star ALICIA SILVERSTONE is desperate to team up with KENNETH BRANAGH again because she thinks he is the greatest director in the world. ...

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Kidman In 'Pathetic' Single Crisis

19th August 2005 21:07

Hollywood star NICOLE KIDMAN has branded herself "pathetic" for being unable to find a permanent partner since her high-profile split from husband...

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Anna Nicole Slams Vh1

19th August 2005 21:07

ANNA NICOLE SMITH has slammed cable network VH1 for airing a special about her most shocking moments. Last week (ends12AUG05), VH1 aired ALL...

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The Things They Say 43

19th August 2005 21:07

"I would hate to die tomorrow and be known only as that dancing guy with the green pants in the video. I don't want to be remembered as the HEY YA!...

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