Music, Movie and Entertainment News 20th February 2006

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The Things They Say 1372

20th February 2006 3:21

"She would be great, but she's going to have a helluva boob job." DOLLY PARTON jokes WALK THE LINE star REESE WITHERSPOON would have to undergo...

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William Cowsill Dies

20th February 2006 3:21

WILLIAM COWSILL, part of the sixties singing COWSILLS family, has died at the age of 58. Cowsill lost a battle with emphysema, osteoporosis, and...

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The Things They Say 1371

20th February 2006 3:21

"America should deport him immediately, England needs him." THE PRODIGY star LIAM HOWLETT is convinced outspoken SEX PISTOLS star JOHN LYDON should...

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Suge Files Suit Against Imprisoned Drug Dealer

20th February 2006 3:21

Rap mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT is suing an incarcerated drug dealer for fraud and conspiracy, claiming his foe tried to extort money from him. The...

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Nelson Entertains Injured Troops

20th February 2006 3:21

WILLIE NELSON paid tribute to soldiers injured in Iraq during a free gig he performed for patients at an army hospital in Texas on Friday...

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Stones Gig Stays Crime Free

20th February 2006 3:21

LATEST: The huge police presence at the free ROLLING STONES concert in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, on Saturday (18FEB06) night paid off - only 10 of the...

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Federline Hits Back At Critics

20th February 2006 3:21

KEVIN FEDERLINE has attacked the media's "unfair" portrayal of him, insisting wife BRITNEY SPEARS would never tolerate the marijuana-smoking abusive...

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Beyonce Targetted By Anti-fur Campaigners

20th February 2006 3:21

BEYONCE KNOWLES is being bombarded with hate mail from animal rights protesters angered by her fashion label House Of Dereon's use of chinchilla,...

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Bee Gees Brothers Reunite

20th February 2006 3:21

Feuding BEE GEES brothers BARRY and ROBIN GIBB reunited on stage for the first time since their brother MAURICE died on Saturday night (18FEB06). ...

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The Things They Say 1378

20th February 2006 3:21

"40 YEAR OLD VIRGIN and CAPOTE in the same year - who does that." THANDIE NEWTON pays tribute to CATHERINE KEENER, who she beat to the Best...

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The Things They Say 1377

20th February 2006 3:21

"This is just amazing. I was just so delighted to be nominated alongside all the proper films tonight, I never thought I'd be up here." Oscar-winning...

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The Things They Say 1376

20th February 2006 3:21

"It stands for Huffman" WILLIAM H MACY jokily explains the 'H' in his name - in light of his wife FELICITY HUFFMAN's Oscar nomination for...

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The Things They Say 1375

20th February 2006 3:21

"It's just a pleasure to be a part of this movie and I can't even believe I've got this for it." JAKE GYLLENHAAL after scooping the Best Supporting...

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The Things They Say 1374

20th February 2006 3:21

"My girlfriend MIMI O'DONNELL is here. I want to say I love her and she looks really hot tonight. Catherine Keener's here... and she looks hot."...

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Lee Praises British Support

20th February 2006 3:21

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN director ANG LEE paid tribute to British judges after the movie picked up four awards at the BAFTAs. The controversial movie is...

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Bafta Stars Brave British Weather

20th February 2006 3:21

Hollywood glamour had to contend with traditional British rainy weather at the BAFTAs as attending stars dodged puddles outside London's Odeon...

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Puttnam: 'Clooney Should Have Been Best Director'

20th February 2006 3:21

LORD PUTTNAM insisted GEORGE CLOONEY should have been named Best Director when he picked up his Academy Fellowship Award at this evening's BAFTAs. ...

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Wright Surprised By Knightley Snub

20th February 2006 3:21

PRIDE + PREJUDICE director JOE WRIGHT expressed his surprise at KEIRA KNIGHTLEY's snub at the BAFTAs tonight (19FEB06). Wright, who won the The...

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Brokeback Scores Baftas Quadruple

20th February 2006 3:21

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN was the big winner at tonight's (19FEB06) Orange British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs), scooping Best Film, Best Director, Best...

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The Things They Say 1373

20th February 2006 3:21

"It's great to see him get the respect and the admiration that he deserves. I'm incredibly proud." NICK LACHEY pays tribute to his brother DREW, who...

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Sayer's Thunder Still Rolling

20th February 2006 3:21

Seventies singer LEO SAYER tops the UK singles chart for a second week as his unlikely comeback gains momentum after a 29-year hiatus. The...

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Fascinating Fact 1039

20th February 2006 3:21

Oscar nominee TERRENCE HOWARD is in talks to play both boxer JOE LOUIS and late funk icon RICK JAMES in two upcoming biopics.

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Disney Takes Dog Story To The Top

20th February 2006 3:21

Disney has served up another shock at the US box office by taking EIGHT BELOW to the top. The PAUL WALKER-starring adventure narrowly took the top...

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The Things They Say 1381

20th February 2006 3:21

"Children are very good at keeping you grounded. They'll throw up on your shoes before an awards ceremony." Actress REESE WITHERSPOON's children...

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Godfather Actor Dies

20th February 2006 3:21

THE GODFATHER actor RICHARD BRIGHT has been killed by a bus in New York City. He was 68. Bright played AL PACINO's character MICHAEL CORLEONE's...

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Fascinating Fact 1038

20th February 2006 3:21

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY has an interesting party trick - she can play BURT BACHARACH's RAINDROPS KEEP FALLING ON MY HEAD on her teeth.

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Spike Lee Attacks All-white Hollywood

20th February 2006 3:21

Outspoken movie-maker SPIKE LEE has attacked the Hollywood studios for not including African-Americans as executives. The MALCOLM X director is...

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The Things They Say 1380

20th February 2006 3:21

"And I must admit I'm disappointed I didn't get nominated for my choreography from MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA." GEORGE CLOONEY jokes about his four...

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Designer Cavalli Facing Jail

20th February 2006 3:21

Leading fashion designer ROBERTO CAVALLI could face jail if he is found guilty of tax fraud charges. Cavalli, who is close friends with MADONNA...

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Clooney Teases Press About Pitt And Jolie Wedding Rumours

20th February 2006 3:21

GEORGE CLOONEY has taunted journalists in Britain by hinting ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT may be marrying at his Italian home. Recent reports...

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Schwarzenegger Turns His Back On Clemency Bid

20th February 2006 3:21

California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER has sent another man to the execution chamber, after turning down appeals for clemency. The movie...

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The Things They Say 1379

20th February 2006 3:21

"This is the highest high ever. I don't expect it to get any higher." CRASH actress THANDIE NEWTON is convinced she reached the pinnacle of her...

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The Things They Say 1382

20th February 2006 9:11

"If it was up to me, I'd be wearing black socks and shorts." Crooner MICHAEL BUBLE admits he has to rely on his stylist to get his look just right.

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Arcade Fire And Dylan Named, Doherty Shamed In Poll

20th February 2006 9:11

ARCADE FIRE, PETE DOHERTY and BOB DYLAN shared the spoils in the Mojo magazine 2005 Readers Poll, picking up two awards apiece. Acclaimed...

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Urban Settles Car Deal After Five Years

20th February 2006 9:11

Country star KEITH URBAN made good on a promise to perform for a car dealer on Friday night (17FEB06) when he played live in a showroom. The...

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Valentine Star Fights Pub

20th February 2006 9:11

MY BLOODY VALENTINE founder KEVIN SHIELDS is fighting a north London pub's application for a late license - because he hates the noise. Shields...

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Minnelli Sells Her Father's Home

20th February 2006 9:11

LIZA MINNELLI has successfully sold her father VINCENTE's Hollywood mansion, after a lengthy battle with her stepmother LEE ANDERSON. The CABARET...

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Hilton Signs Up Pussycat Doll As Choreographer

20th February 2006 9:11

Socialite PARIS HILTON has given her upcoming pop career a sexy boost by signing up PUSSYCAT DOLLS founder ROBIN ANTIN as her choreographer. The...

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Zulu Family Celebrates Song Victory

20th February 2006 9:11

The family of late THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT composer SOLOMON LINDA have won a huge payout from an American music label over the copyright of the...

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Glitter Trial Set For March

20th February 2006 9:11

LATEST: Disgraced British rocker GARY GLITTER will stand trial in Vietnam in March (06) for allegedly committing obscene acts against two children. ...

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Bono Fights Poverty With Brazilian President

20th February 2006 9:11

Campaigning rocker BONO met with Brazilian President LUIZ INACIO LULA da SILVA yesterday (19FEB06), to discuss making poverty history. The singer...

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The Things They Say 1384

20th February 2006 9:11

"You sell a movie for Disney, you become the cheesiest guy ever." PAUL WALKER on promoting new number one family film EIGHT BELOW.

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Jackson's Wife Struggles With His Star Treatment

20th February 2006 9:11

LATEST: SAMUEL L JACKSON's actress wife LATANYA RICHARDSON has vowed never to work with her husband again after struggling to cope with his star...

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The Things They Say 1383

20th February 2006 9:11

"I'm a contractor. I still have a job - it's on hold. I'm restoring a 200-year-old house in Philadelphia. My client is nice enough to let me off the...

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Macy Turns To Whisky In Bafta Boredom

20th February 2006 9:11

BAFTA presenter WILLIAM H MACY sneaked a bottle of whisky into the BAFTAs last night (19FEB06), to stave off the boredom of the ceremony. Despite...

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Clooney's Bafta Snoozefest

20th February 2006 9:11

GEORGE CLOONEY struggled to stay awake throughout the BAFTAs last night (19FEB06), after going without sleep to make the event. The actor/director...

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Jackson Calls For An All-black Epic

20th February 2006 9:11

SAMUEL L JACKSON is fighting for a movie project which will bring Hollywood's black A-list stars together. The PULP FICTION star is desperate to...

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Barker Memorial Open To Fans

20th February 2006 9:11

The life of British comedy legend RONNIE BARKER will be celebrated with a London memorial service, open to family, friends and fans. A ceremony is...

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Ledger Takes A Break To Be 'Mr Mum'

20th February 2006 9:11

HEATH LEDGER will abandon acting after the Academy Awards next month (MAR06), so he can spend time with baby daughter MATILDA. The Australian...

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Fascinating Fact 1041

20th February 2006 9:11

MATTHEW PERRY, SHAKIRA, JASON MRAZ and THE DONNAS were among the stars who turned out to see British singer/songwriter JAMES BLUNT when he performed...

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Fascinating Fact 1040

20th February 2006 9:11

The estate of the late RAY CHARLES has donated the singer's famous midnight-blue tourbus to Atlanta, Georgia's Morehouse College.

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Seventies And Eighties Were Top Decades For British Tunes

20th February 2006 9:11

The 1970s and 1980s were a golden era for British pop, according to a new list of 50 great tracks. Respected UK music magazine Mojo has listed the...

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Stone Is 'A Diamond'

20th February 2006 13:31

British soul star JOSS STONE's troubled half-brother DANIEL SKILLIN bribed prison officers to let him watch her perform on TV, because he had never...

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Legend: 'I Feel Sexy'

20th February 2006 13:31

Grammy Award winner JOHN LEGEND credits his new gym-honed body with giving him the confidence to strip off on stage. The ORDINARY PEOPLE singer...

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Sharon Osbourne Unites With Prince Charles

20th February 2006 13:31

Rock matriarch SHARON OSBOURNE has joined forces with British royal PRINCE CHARLES in a bid to inspire young people to transform their lives. The...

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Waters To Perform Dark Side Of The Moon Solo

20th February 2006 13:31

PINK FLOYD rocker ROGER WATERS will perform the band's legendary DARK SIDE OF MOON album live at a Danish summer (05) festival - as a solo artist. ...

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Martin Demands Credit For Yesterday

20th February 2006 13:31

Songwriter GEORGE MARTIN is demanding recognition for co-writing THE BEATLES' hit YESTERDAY, insisting he penned the track alongside SIR PAUL...

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Fascinating Fact 1042

20th February 2006 13:31

THE DA VINCI CODE movie backdrop Winchester Cathedral, England, will start charging non-worshipping visitors $7.20 (GBP4) after it's starring role in...

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Miller: 'I Could Quit England'

20th February 2006 13:31

English actress SIENNA MILLER has threatened to abandon her beloved Britain if she continues to be hounded by the paparazzi. The CASANOVA beauty...

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Clooney Agrees To Play Mourinho

20th February 2006 13:31

Hollywood hunk GEORGE CLOONEY has agreed to play soccer manager JOSE MOURINHO in a movie, should one ever be written. The actor was thrilled when...

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Fellowes To Host Game Show

20th February 2006 13:31

Actor/writer JULIAN FELLOWES is adding gameshow host to his resume after signing to front a new television programme for British network BBC1. The...

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Hoffman's Capote Battle

20th February 2006 13:31

PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN has branded his screen alter ego TRUMAN CAPOTE an enigma, despite winning a Best Actor BAFTA last night (19FEB06) for his...

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Stewart Defends Apprentice Flop

20th February 2006 13:31

Lifestyle guru MARTHA STEWART has hit back at criticism of her axed US reality show THE APPRENTICE, insisting that competing with tycoon DONALD TRUMP...

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Moss And Theron Play Lesbians In Springfield Bio

20th February 2006 13:31

Supermodel KATE MOSS is stepping off the catwalk to star as DUSTY SPRINGFIELD's lesbian lover in a new screen biopic. The project, directed by...

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Liu Laughs Off Clooney Rumours

20th February 2006 13:31

Actress LUCY LIU has laughed off rumours she enjoyed a fling with Hollywood heart-throb GEORGE CLOONEY in Miami, insisting she has never even been to...

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Quatro Went Naked Under Leather

20th February 2006 13:31

Seventies rocker SUZI QUATRO always discarded her underwear when she donned her trademark leather catsuits on stage. The 55-year-old never...

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Boy George Hails Burns

20th February 2006 13:31

BOY GEORGE has praised 1980s pop star PETE BURNS' demure appearance in British TV show CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER, insisting it boosted the image of...

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Boy George Praises Brave Brokeback

20th February 2006 17:32

Eighties pop star BOY GEORGE has praised homosexuality-themed movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, for being brave enough to focus on intimacy between two...

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Mogwai Slam Coldplay And Blunt

20th February 2006 17:32

Scottish rock band MOGWAI have launched a scathing attack on Brit award winners JAMES BLUNT and COLDPLAY - because they attended the London music...

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Red Cafe In Car Crash

20th February 2006 17:32

Rapper RED CAFE is recovering from minor injuries after being involved in a car accident earlier this month (12FEB06) The incident occurred on 12...

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Blake Illustrates For Beach Boys

20th February 2006 17:32

THE BEACH BOYS have commissioned SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND artwork creator SIR PETER BLAKE to provide illustrations for a limited edition...

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Lips Album Leaked Online

20th February 2006 17:32

US rockers THE FLAMING LIPS are furious their new album has been leaked on the internet - six weeks before it hits the shops. The long-awaited AT...

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Lydon Slams New York Punk

20th February 2006 17:32

Former SEX PISTOLS star JOHN LYDON has slammed New York punk bands, including THE RAMONES, citing them as repetitive, tatty and spoilt. Lydon,...

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Bbc Rapped Over Live 8 Swearing

20th February 2006 17:32

The BBC have been criticised by British TV watchdog Ofcom for broadcasting swear words by MADONNA, SNOOP DOGG, RAZORLIGHT and GREEN DAY at the Live 8...

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Mcmurtry Baffled By Brokeback Controversy

20th February 2006 17:32

Oscar-nominated screenwriter LARRY McMURTRY is baffled by the furore surrounding BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, insisting there's nothing controversial about...

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Crawford Feels Sexier At 40

20th February 2006 17:32

Supermodel CINDY CRAWFORD is happier with her body at age 40 than she has ever been - because she has stopped comparing herself to other women. ...

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Liu Happy To Play The Girl

20th February 2006 17:32

Actress LUCY LIU was thrilled at the chance to leave martial arts behind and just be a regular girl-next-door in her new film. The CHARLIE'S...

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Zellweger's Dress Ruined

20th February 2006 17:32

Hollywood beauty RENEE ZELLWEGER "completely ruined" her Carolina Herrera dress at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) last night (19FEB06). ...

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Manheim Hails Huffman For Oscar

20th February 2006 17:32

Golden Globe-winning actress CAMRYN MANHEIM is rooting for Oscar-nominee FELICITY HUFFMAN, hailing her as "an actor's actor". The former PRACTICE...

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Puttnam Blasts 'Barmy' Kingsley

20th February 2006 17:32

Film producer and politician LORD PUTTNAM insists SIR BEN KINGSLEY is "barmy" for making people call him by his full title on every occasion. The...

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Cruise May Sue Over Split Story

20th February 2006 17:32

LATEST: TOM CRUISE is considering suing US magazine Life + Style for claiming the actor had ended his high-profile relationship with KATIE HOLMES,...

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Fascinating Fact 1043

20th February 2006 17:32

KISS star PAUL STANLEY is giving US boyband THE CLICK FIVE a big boost - he's writing new tunes with them.

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The Things They Say 1385

20th February 2006 17:32

"I really liked the (SEX) PISTOLS, but they happened to have this absolute s**t as a manager." Former THE DAMNED guitarist BRIAN JAMES spurns MALCOLM...

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Archer's Boredom Prompted Songwriting

20th February 2006 17:32

HARD-FI frontman RICHARD ARCHER insists he was so bored of living in the suburbs outside London it inspired him to start writing songs. The CASH...

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Shakira Fell In Love With Cobain

20th February 2006 17:32

Colombian singing sensation SHAKIRA fell in love with tragic NIRVANA frontman KURT COBAIN as soon as she heard SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT. The...

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Biondi Biggest Winner In Icahn/time Warner Truce

20th February 2006 18:17

Time Warner and Carl Icahn confirmed late Friday that they had reached a truce. Under it, Icahn gives up his demand to split up the country into...

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Bavarian Premier Wants Cinemas To Pull Turkish Film

20th February 2006 18:17

The premier of the German state of Bavaria has called upon German cinema owners to stop showing the Turkish movie Valley of the Wolves -- Iraq,...

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Eight Below: A Cut Above

20th February 2006 18:17

No doubt touching off a sudden run on Kleenex, Disney's tear-jerking dog drama Eight Below appeared to lead the weekend box office with about $19.8...

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Political Films Win At Berlinale

20th February 2006 18:17

The traditional affection juries at the Berlin Film Festival have shown to movies with political themes was evident on Sunday as the festival's...

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Stewart Gives Oscar Joke Preview

20th February 2006 18:17

In an interview with USA Today , Jon Stewart discussed some of the problems he will likely face when he hosts the Oscar telecast on March 5. Asked...

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Brokeback Shines At Baftas

20th February 2006 18:17

Brokeback Mountain's momentum as Oscar ceremonies near showed no letup as the movie dominated Britain's BAFTA awards Sunday. The film was voted...

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Trump Questions Stewart's Credibility

20th February 2006 18:17

Martha Stewart has become engaged in a new battle over her credibility -- this time with Donald Trump. In an interview with Newsweek, Stewart said...

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Is Nbc Smothering Itself With Protection?

20th February 2006 18:17

NBC is shooting itself in the foot by becoming overly protective of its programming, several analysts suggested over the weekend. They pointed to...

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Lowest-rate Winter Olympics Ever?

20th February 2006 18:17

As ratings for NBC's coverage of the Winter Olympics from Turin, Italy remained substantially below the average that the network had promised...

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Bono To Lobby Chirac

20th February 2006 21:26

Campaigning rocker BONO is planning a showdown with French President JACQUES CHIRAC, because the leader's agricultural policies are affecting his...

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Batman Hits Australia For Villains?

20th February 2006 21:26

The sequel to BATMAN BEGINS could become an Australian affair now that HUGO WEAVING and HUGH JACKMAN are in the running to play villains. The two...

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Walker Urges Press-shy Stars To Move Out Of Hollywood

20th February 2006 21:26

THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS star PAUL WALKER has blasted Hollywood stars who complain about becoming paparazzi targets - because it's so easy to escape...

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Molina Denies Spider-man 3 Appearance

20th February 2006 21:26

British actor ALFRED MOLINA has laughed off speculation he will reprise his role as DOC OCK in the second SPIDER-MAN sequel. The FRIDA star played...

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Spike Attacks 50 Cent Over Thug Life Boasts

20th February 2006 21:26

Outspoken movie-maker SPIKE LEE has sparked a fresh war of words with 50 CENT, insisting the rapper should be ashamed of celebrating the thug life. ...

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Fascinating Fact 1044

20th February 2006 21:26

LES MISERABLES will become the longest running musical in the world in October (06) when it returns to Broadway, New York City, for six months at the...

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Parton Split Over Oscar Choice

20th February 2006 21:26

DOLLY PARTON faces an Oscar night dilemma because she doesn't know which actress to cheer for. The singer, who is nominated for Best Song and will...

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The Things They Say 1386

20th February 2006 21:26

"We just like things about each other that other people would hate." Shock rocker MARILYN MANSON on life with his new bride, burlesque star DITA VON...

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Lauryn Hill Upset At Becoming A Fashion Role Model

20th February 2006 21:26

Singer LAURYN HILL is still sore about her once unique style being copied by young black women - because she never signed up to become a fashion...

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Boy George: 'I Design My Own Label'

20th February 2006 21:26

Flamboyant pop star BOY GEORGE insists he stands out from most celebrity fashion designers - because he actually creates his fashion line by hand. ...

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Parton Blames Image For Dylan's Refusal

20th February 2006 21:26

Country singing star DOLLY PARTON is convinced BOB DYLAN refused to duet with her because of her "phoney" appearance. The 60-year-old, who...

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Lauryn Adopted Hermit Life To Thrive

20th February 2006 21:26

FUGEES star LAURYN HILL was so dissatisfied with her first tastes of success in the hit trio she turned her back on fame for two years and banned TV...

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Boy George Slams Gay Marriage Sham

20th February 2006 21:26

Former CULTURE CLUB star BOY GEORGE has ridiculed same-sex 'weddings', insisting marriage is an outdated institution that has no place in modern or...

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Fascinating Fact 1046

20th February 2006 21:26

Former HAPPY DAYS star MARION ROSS has signed on to give cartoon hero SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS' grandmother a voice.

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Weisz And Gruffudd Get Loved Up For Burberry Campaign

20th February 2006 21:26

Pregnant RACHEL WEISZ has teamed up with Welsh movie hunk IOAN GRUFFUDD to star in a new romantic perfume campaign for fashion house Burberry. The...

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The Things They Say 1387

20th February 2006 21:26

"There's a scene where JODIE FOSTER takes a minute to go pee, and you could hear it when she got up and flushed the toilet." Young actress KRISTEN...

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Ledger And Williams Look For A European Holiday Home

20th February 2006 21:26

Hollywood couple HEATH LEDGER and MICHELLE WILLIAMS are planning to escape to Greece or Amsterdam, Holland, after they attend the Oscars next month...

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Fascinating Fact 1045

20th February 2006 21:26

CLOSER star NATALIE PORTMAN was discovered by a Revlon cosmetics modelling scout in a pizza parlour when she was nine years old.

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Cuba Calls For Cop Counselling

20th February 2006 21:26

Oscar-winner CUBA GOODING JR is championing a new campaign to offer police officials counselling - because he thinks it will cut down on corruption...

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