Music, Movie and Entertainment News 20th January 2005

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Cox And Richie To Be Alabama Role Models

20th January 2005 3:31

Former FRIENDS star COURTENEY COX and singer LIONEL RICHIE are official role models for students in their native Alabama. The ALABAMA BOARD OF...

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Sarandon Joins Revlon Girls

20th January 2005 3:31

Eternal beauty SUSAN SARANDON signed up to become the new face of cosmetics company REVLON because she was thrilled the firm was hiring more mature...

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Murray Battles Ocd

20th January 2005 3:31

FREAKY FRIDAY star CHAD MICHAEL MURRAY faces a daily battle with obsessive-compulsive disorder. The actor admits his teenage years were dogged...

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Fox Hands Out Pro-muslim Message To Counter 24 Controversy

20th January 2005 3:31

TV bosses at FOX in America are handing out a public service announcement to all their affiliates in a bid to fight claims their hit drama 24 is...

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Coiffeured Clooney And Roberts Top Hair Poll

20th January 2005 3:31

Hollywood superstars GEORGE CLOONEY and JULIA ROBERTS have the best celebrity hairstyles, according to a new American poll. The OCEAN'S ELEVEN...

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Jackson's Night Out With Daughter Prompts Affair Reports

20th January 2005 3:31

Actor SAMUEL L JACKSON landed in trouble after taking his daughter ZOE out partying in Italy, because journalists claimed he was cheating on his...

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Disney Bosses Scrap Tsunami-related Projects

20th January 2005 3:31

DISNEY bosses have scrapped work on the upcoming JOHNNY TSUNAMI movie out of respect for the victims of the 26 December (04) Indian Ocean...

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Charges Against Kirk Douglas Dropped

20th January 2005 3:31

A man suing movie veteran KIRK DOUGLAS following a Beverly Hills car accident has decided to drop the case, just days before going to trial. ...

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Salman Rushdie Fatwa Reaffirmed

20th January 2005 3:31

A fatwa against best-selling author SALMAN RUSHDIE has been reaffirmed by Iran's spiritual leader, 16 years after it was first declared. ...

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Brothers Question The Credibility Of Jackson's Accuser

20th January 2005 3:31

LATEST: The credibility of the woman accusing MICHAEL JACKSON of fathering her twin sons and holding them hostage has again come into question...

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D'angelo's Arraignment Pushed Back

20th January 2005 3:31

R+B star D'ANGELO's arraignment on charges of drunk driving and drug possession has been pushed back to 11 February (05). The BROWN SUGAR...

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Lindsay Lohan's Mother Files For Divorce

20th January 2005 3:31

LINDSAY LOHAN's mother DINA is divorcing her husband MICHAEL after 19 years of marriage. Dina filed for divorce at New York's Nassau County...

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Bono's Wife Launches Fashion Label

20th January 2005 3:31

Campaigning rocker BONO's wife is following in his charitable footsteps, by launching her own fair trade fashion label. ALI HEWSON's EDIN...

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J.lo Courted For Brits

20th January 2005 3:31

Pop superstar JENNIFER LOPEZ is being lined up to headline next month's BRIT AWARDS in London. Organisers are desperate to a secure a big name...

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Judge Gives Jackson The Ok To Talk

20th January 2005 3:31

Judge RODNEY MELVILLE has given MICHAEL JACKSON permission to make a public statement on his pal GERALDO RIVERA's American news show - as long as...

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Damon Dash Weds In Secret

20th January 2005 3:31

Hip hop entrepreneur DAMON DASH has married his longterm girlfriend RACHEL ROY in secret. The ROC-A-WEAR entrepreneur tied-the-knot with Roy -...

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Britney Buys Maternity Wear

20th January 2005 3:31

Pop princess BRITNEY SPEARS has intensified rumours she is expecting her first child with husband KEVIN FEDERLINE, after being spotted shopping for...

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Tara Reid Hates Feet

20th January 2005 9:32

AMERICAN PIE star TARA REID has a huge problem with feet - she hates them. The blonde beauty admits she dislikes the body parts so much, the...

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Cassidy Beats Nelson And Travolta To Teen Idol Top Spot

20th January 2005 9:32

Fallen heart-throb DAVID CASSIDY has topped a new American poll of TV's Greatest Teen Idols. THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY golden boy beat 1950s hunk...

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Sarandon Gives Up Bellydancing

20th January 2005 9:32

SUSAN SARANDON has given up on her bellydancing ambitions, after a handful of lessons left her with back pains. The Hollywood actress had made a...

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Reid Prepared For Burglars

20th January 2005 9:32

AMERICAN PIE star TARA REID is so paranoid about burglars entering her home, she's already planned an escape route. The blonde actress admits...

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Jackson Is Impossible To Prank

20th January 2005 9:32

SAMUEL L JACKSON foiled his co-stars' attempts to avenge his practical jokes by maintaining a straight face during filming for basketball movie...

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Beckham Snubs Free $475,000 Ferrari

20th January 2005 9:32

Millionaire soccer star DAVID BECKHAM turned down the offer of a free FERRARI - because he already has one. Ferrari chairman LUCA DI MONTEZEMOLO...

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Electra's Awkward Sitcom Kiss

20th January 2005 9:32

Sexy actress CARMEN ELECTRA had an awkward moment during a guest stint on a sitcom when an actor continued to kiss her after cameras stopped...

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Trump: 'I Failed To Pay Ex-wives Enough Attention'

20th January 2005 9:32

Property tycoon DONALD TRUMP concedes a large reason why his last two marriages collapsed is because he failed to pay his ex-wives enough...

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Lopez Fashion Show Set For Tv Broadcast

20th January 2005 9:32

Actress JENNIFER LOPEZ will unveil her latest fashion range on cable network MTV. Lopez - who recently revealed plans to embark on her first...

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Halliwell: 'Children Can Wait'

20th January 2005 9:32

GERI HALLIWELL has warned potential suitors she's not interested in quitting her "young, free" lifestyle yet - but admits settling down and...

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Destiny's Child Donates To Jill Scott's Charity

20th January 2005 9:32

DESTINY'S CHILD, PATTI LaBELLE and TEDDY PENDERGRASS are among a host of stars who have donated various possessions for auction to soul star JILL...

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Petty To Romance Murphy

20th January 2005 9:32

Rocker TOM PETTY is gearing up for a romance with BRITTANY MURPHY - on her cartoon series KING OF THE HILL. Petty will guest star in three...

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Oasis Snub Sony

20th January 2005 9:32

British rockers OASIS have snubbed record label SONY by refusing to make their next LP a double album. The upcoming disc is the band's last with...

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Simpson And Lachey Delay Family Plans

20th January 2005 9:32

Pop couple JESSICA SIMPSON and NICK LACHEY have put their family plans on hold to allow them time to focus on their music careers - and grow up. ...

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Stars Enter The Studio For Osbourne's Tsunami Song

20th January 2005 9:32

LATEST: Pop stars SIR ELTON JOHN, PINK, ROD STEWART and actor ROBERT DOWNEY JR are teaming up in the studio today (20JAN05) to record SHARON...

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Cowell Slams Beyonce's Singing - And Body

20th January 2005 9:32

SIMON COWELL has dealt BEYONCE KNOWLES the ultimate blow - by attacking her singing skills and much-celebrated curves. While CRAZY IN LOVE...

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Lee Wins Millions Off Marvel In Spider-man Row

20th January 2005 14:05

SPIDER-MAN creator STAN LEE has won a court battle against MARVEL comics entitling him to millions of dollars in royalties. Lee, who created the...

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Donahue: 'Mercury Rev Had So Many Rock Bottoms'

20th January 2005 14:05

MERCURY REV singer JONATHON DONAHUE compares touring in the once-struggling cult band in the mid-90s to being in the midst of hell. Mercury Rev...

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Ball Struggled At School

20th January 2005 14:05

British crooner MICHAEL BALL refused to let his disastrous school performance ruin his confidence - because he was always destined to be a stage...

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Grasshopper Surprised When Rev Were Recognised

20th January 2005 14:05

MERCURY REV guitarist GRASSHOPPER had no idea his band was gaining a fervent following - until a conversation with legendary rocker DAVID BOWIE...

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Jagger In Mystery Movie

20th January 2005 14:05

Rock daughter ELIZABETH JAGGER has landed a mystery role in a Hollywood movie. The daughter of ROLLING STONES legend SIR MICK JAGGER - who...

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Birthday Tribute For Late Who Legend Entwistle

20th January 2005 14:05

An album of solo songs by THE WHO's late bassist JOHN ENTWISTLE will be released to mark what would have been his 60th birthday. Entwistle -...

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Dave Matthews Driver Charged Over Manure Incident

20th January 2005 14:05

A bus driver working for THE DAVE MATTHEWS BAND has been charged with reckless conduct for allegedly dumping raw sewage on a packed tour boat. ...

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Green Day's Successful Political Mission

20th January 2005 14:05

GREEN DAY rocker BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG credits his band's outspoken political stance with encouraging an increased number of young Americans to...

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Jackson's Lawyers Seek 'Victim' Ban

20th January 2005 14:05

LATEST: MICHAEL JACKSON's defence team has requested that his teenage accuser is not referred to as a "victim" during his forthcoming child...

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Fellowes Benefits From Diy Diet

20th January 2005 14:05

British screenwriter JULIAN FELLOWES lost an amazing 13 kilograms (28 pounds) over six months - thanks to a diet he invented himself. The...

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Fiennes Open About Gay Kiss

20th January 2005 14:05

Actor JOSEPH FIENNES was unconcerned kissing co-star JEREMY IRONS in the big screen adaptation of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE - because it was relevant...

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Staunton 'Tipsy' For Vera Drake Finale

20th January 2005 14:05

VERA DRAKE star IMELDA STAUNTON was drunk when cameras started to roll on the movie's improvised finale - because unconventional director MIKE...

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Grace Ignores Teen Offers

20th January 2005 14:05

Rising actor TOPHER GRACE snubbed a stream of offers to star in "teen movies" - because he was determined to score fame and acclaim in credible...

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Hatcher Auctions Off Globes Dress For Charity

20th January 2005 14:05

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star TERI HATCHER is auctioning the dress she wore at last Sunday's (16JAN05) GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS to raise money for tsunami...

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Hawke's Traumatic Theatre Stint

20th January 2005 14:05

ETHAN HAWKE's bitter divorce battle with UMA THURMAN was especially gruelling for the actor in the final months of last year (04) - because he was...

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Clooney Shuns Fatherhood For Now

20th January 2005 14:05

Legendary ladies man GEORGE CLOONEY is too fearful of his bachelor past to consider having children with sexy Brit LISA SNOWDON. The OCEAN'S...

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Stones, Marley And Charles Join Grammy Hall Of Fame

20th January 2005 17:44

THE ROLLING STONES' classic album LET IT BLEED is one of 20 albums and songs that have been added to the GRAMMY HALL OF FAME. The 1969 record,...

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Sting 'Persuades' Musician To Snub Bush Bash

20th January 2005 17:44

Campaigning rocker STING persuaded US TV presenter KATIE COURIC's rocker boyfriend to drop out of American President GEORGE W BUSH's inaugural...

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Fry Fulfils Hitchhiker Dream

20th January 2005 17:44

British actor STEPHEN FRY will fulfil his childhood dream by starring in the TV adaptation of DOUGLAS ADAMS' classic sci-fi novel THE HITCHHIKER'S...

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Bardot Joins Irish Campaign Against Blood Sport

20th January 2005 17:44

French superstar BRIGITTE BARDOT has joined the campaign to outlaw the use of live hares at greyhound races in Ireland. The DOCTOR AT SEA icon,...

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Macpherson Promotes Breast-feeding At Hospital

20th January 2005 17:44

Mother-of-two ELLE MacPHERSON visited a hospital maternity ward yesterday (19JAN05) to promote breast-feeding for UNICEF (THE UNITED NATIONS...

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Moore Up For Best Documentary Film-maker Award

20th January 2005 17:44

MICHAEL MOORE's controversial movie FAHRENHEIT 9/11 has been nominated for the DIRECTORS GUILD OF AMERICA's (DGA) documentary film-maker award. ...

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Theron Announced As Oscar Presenter

20th January 2005 17:44

Movie beauty CHARLIZE THERON is the first person to be announced as a presenter at next month's (FEB05) OSCAR ceremony in Los Angeles. Theron,...

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Blake 'Paranoid' About Bakley Being Near Their Child

20th January 2005 17:44

LATEST: Actor ROBERT BLAKE was "totally paranoid" about keeping his daughter away from his wife, his murder trial in Los Angeles heard yesterday...

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Clooney Given 'Spinal Cap' Surgery

20th January 2005 17:44

Superstar GEORGE CLOONEY is in the last stages of recovery after suffering severe headaches brought on by fluid leaking out of his spinal column. ...

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Impersonator Put The Heat On Dirnt

20th January 2005 17:44

GREEN DAY bassist MIKE DIRNT was once a wanted man - after a thief impersonated him. Despite having a solid alibi, it took months for the...

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Duran Duran's Musical 9/11 Tribute

20th January 2005 17:44

British supergroup DURAN DURAN have credited the September 11th (01) tragedy with inspiring their last album, ASTRONAUT. The GIRLS ON FILM stars...

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Furious Mcfadden Refuses To Speak To Katona

20th January 2005 17:44

Pop hunk BRIAN McFADDEN has stopped talking to his estranged wife KERRY KATONA - because she's publicly attacked his relationship with singer DELTA...

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Green Day Bassist Refuses To Leave America

20th January 2005 17:44

GREEN DAY rocker MIKE DIRNT is adamant he'll never move out of America, despite his disgust at US President GEORGE W BUSH's re-election in November...

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Brown: 'Squire Is Jealous Of My Success'

20th January 2005 17:44

Ex-STONE ROSES frontman IAN BROWN has accused former bandmate JOHN SQUIRE of being jealous of his success. Brown believes Squire recently...

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Schwarzenegger Fails To Halt Libel Case

20th January 2005 21:32

LATEST: A British judge has rejected ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER's second request to stop a libel trial, brought against him by a TV presenter who...

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Katona Wishes Mcfadden Luck

20th January 2005 21:32

Former ATOMIC KITTEN singer KERRY KATONA hopes her estranged husband BRIAN McFADDEN will enjoy happiness and success without her. The couple...

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Rockers Kick Off The Superbowl And Help Tsunami Relief Effort

20th January 2005 21:32

AC/DC's BRIAN JOHNSON, DEE SNIDER and BON JOVI's RICHIE SAMBORA are among the classic rock superstars who will kick start this year's (05) SUPER...

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Chasez's Girlfriend Linked To Another Man

20th January 2005 21:32

JC CHASEZ's girlfriend EVA LONGORIA has been romantically linked to another man - basketball star TONY PARKER. The DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES beauty...

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Labelle To Play Mama Morton

20th January 2005 21:32

Soul great PATTI LABELLE is the latest star to play MAMA MORTON on stage after joining the Los Angeles cast of CHICAGO. The LADY MARMALADE...

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Fat Joe Puts Back His Album

20th January 2005 21:32

Rapper FAT JOE has put his new album back to allow him to add new tracks, and concentrate on his quest to get in shape. The heavyweight New...

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Mario Takes Us Singles Charts By Storm

20th January 2005 21:32

R+B hunk MARIO is the ultimate number one in America - he sits atop all the major BILLBOARD singles charts. The singer's LET ME LOVE YOU has...

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Britney Video Leaked Online

20th January 2005 21:32

BRITNEY SPEARS' new video has been leaked onto the Internet just days before its premiere in Britain. The promo for DO SOMETHIN' was co-directed...

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Ozzy Not Dead

20th January 2005 21:32

OZZY OSBOURNE is alive and kicking, despite Internet rumours to the contrary. The rocker's publicists have been inundated with calls since early...

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Trump Treats Wedding Guests To Four-course Meal

20th January 2005 21:32

Tycoon DONALD TRUMP has called on top New York chef JEAN GEORGE to cook up a meal to remember for guests attending his wedding in Miami, Florida,...

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Hawke Struggling To Finance Movie Projects

20th January 2005 21:32

Actor ETHAN HAWKE is desperate to make more of his own movies, but is struggling to raise enough money to fund his quirky films. The TRAINING...

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Kobe Accuser Weds?

20th January 2005 21:32

The woman who accused basketball superstar KOBE BRYANT of raping her in a Colorado hotel has reportedly married a man she met in rehab. ...

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Former Moesha Star Killed In Car Crash

20th January 2005 21:32

Former MOESHA star LAMONT BENTLEY was killed in a car crash on Tuesday night (18JAN05). He was 31. The actor, former co-star of BRANDY and SHAR...

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New Oscars Book Reveals Julia Almost Passed Out

20th January 2005 21:32

JULIA ROBERTS almost passed out after winning her Best Actress OSCAR in 2001 and had to be calmed by presenter KEVIN SPACEY, according to a new...

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Griffiths Reportedly Pregnant

20th January 2005 21:32

Australian actress RACHEL GRIFFITHS is reportedly pregnant with her second child. According to newspapers in her home country, the 36-year-old...

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Brando's Son Charged With Spousal Abuse After Intruder Mix-up

20th January 2005 21:32

MARLON BRANDO's son CHRISTIAN faces spousal abuse charges just three months after exchanging vows with his new wife DEBORAH. But his wife...

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Hilton Faces Theft + Vandalism Charges

20th January 2005 21:32

Socialite PARIS HILTON is to face charges of theft and vandalism after allegedly stealing a copy of her ONE NIGHT IN PARIS DVD from a Los Angeles...

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