Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 20th December 2007

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`Family Matter' Prompts Ozzy To Scrap Cleveland Show

20th December 2007 2:05

An "unforeseen family matter" has prompted OZZY OSBOURNE to scrap his Thursday night (20Dec07) concert in Cleveland, Ohio. The rocker was billed to...

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Spector Sues Lawyer Pal For $1 Million

20th December 2007 2:05

Music mogul PHIL SPECTOR is suing revered celebrity lawyer ROBERT SHAPIRO for the return of $1 million (GBP500,000). Spector signed over the cash to...

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Divorce On Hold For Houston

20th December 2007 2:05

WHITNEY HOUSTON's divorce has been put on hold because her estranged husband BOBBY BROWN has fallen out with his lawyer. Brown’s attorney has...

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Bootsy Collins To Headline James Brown Tribute

20th December 2007 2:05

Funk legend BOOTSY COLLINS is to front a new concert initiative aimed at raising funds for a JAMES BROWN museum in Kentucky. The colourful star will...

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Lavigne Hits Las Vegas For New Year

20th December 2007 2:05

AVRIL LAVIGNE has signed up to join the party people in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve (31Dec07) - she'll ring in 2008 at hotspot Prive. The Canadian...

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Barrino Dismisses Pregnancy Talk

20th December 2007 2:05

LATEST: AMERICAN IDOL winner FANTASIA BARRINO has denied reports she's expecting her second child. The 23-year-old fuelled speculation she was...

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Delay Costs Notorious B.i.g's Family A Second Date In Court

20th December 2007 2:05

A federal judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit brought against Los Angeles city officials by the family of slain rapper NOTORIOUS B.I.G....

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Parker Sues Over Cheat Claims

20th December 2007 2:05

LATEST: EVA LONGORIA's sportstar husband TONY PARKER has filed a lawsuit against the bosses of a U.S. photo agency who alleged he cheated on his new...

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People's Choice Awards Cancelled

20th December 2007 2:05

The ongoing Hollywood writers' strike has claimed next year's (08) People's Choice Awards ceremony. A day after Writers Guild Of America union...

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The Things They Say 6591

20th December 2007 2:05

"When I got my first cheque from my record company, I bought a Volkswagen Jetta from a salvage yard for $1,500 (GBP750). I added a sound system and...

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The Things They Say 6590

20th December 2007 2:05

"My sister had a baby when she was young so I know what it's like... It's a tough decision and it's gonna be difficult, so I hope her family supports...

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The Things They Say 6592

20th December 2007 2:05

"I like the nervous energy of the city. I like the fact that when I go to sleep at night I can hear sirens and I know crimes are being committed out...

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Diaz, Blanchett + Bosworth Named Style Queens Of 2007

20th December 2007 2:05

CAMERON DIAZ, CATE BLANCHETT and KATE BOSWORTH have made it onto a new hotlist of style queens. The trio join Penelope Cruz, Katie Holmes, Angelina...

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Fischer's Dancing Dreams Dashed

20th December 2007 2:05

THE OFFICE star JENNA FISCHER was left devastated when the producers of U.S. reality show DANCING WITH THE STARS snubbed her bid to hit the...

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Sizemore Released From Prison

20th December 2007 2:05

Disgraced movie star TOM SIZEMORE has been handed the best Christmas present - his freedom. The Black Hawk Down star has been released from prison...

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The Things They Say 6593

20th December 2007 2:05

"The first time I went on a motorcycle was when I met Tom. I had never gone on one before because my father is a lawyer, and he had seen a lot of...

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Hanks Responds To Non-anonymous Critical Online Feedback

20th December 2007 2:05

Actor TOM HANKS will always reply to negative feedback left by strangers on his website - as long as his critics provide their real names. The...

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Fascinating Fact 4544

20th December 2007 2:05

On the same day news broke about JAMIE-LYNN SPEARS' pregnancy(18Dec07), the U.S. teen icon and her mother were spotted at a cinema watching acclaimed...

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Montag + Pratt Still Together

20th December 2007 2:05

LATEST: THE HILLS stars HEIDI MONTAG and SPENCER PRATT are still dating, despite recently breaking off their engagement. Viewers saw Montag leave...

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The Things They Say 6594

20th December 2007 2:05

"I had many scenes where I was wearing nothing but what we call the junk sack, which is, like, a little silk bag tied around my stuff and when you're...

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Longoria Spouse Sues Media

20th December 2007 7:30

The husband of Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria has filed a lawsuit against a celebrity website that claimed he had been unfaithful to his...

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Simpson Upsets Romo's Teammates

20th December 2007 7:40

Pop star JESSICA SIMPSON has failed to impress her new boyfriend TONY ROMO's American football teammates - and has been banned from attending their...

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Fascinating Fact 4545

20th December 2007 7:40

THE SPICE GIRLS welcomed their children onstage at London's O2 Arena on Tuesday night (18Dec07). GERI HALLIWELL's daughter BLUEBELL was the only...

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Minogue: 'Please Don't Mention The C Word'

20th December 2007 7:40

Singer DANNII MINOGUE has issued an impassioned plea for people to stop mentioning cancer in front of her and her sister, KYLIE. The X Factor judge...

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Geldolf 'The Christmas Grump'

20th December 2007 7:40

SIR BOB GELDOF screams at his family to think of starving Africans if they leave any Christmas dinner, according to his daughter PEACHES. The former...

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Minogue Craves More Tv Roles

20th December 2007 7:40

KYLIE MINOGUE plans to use her appearance on British sci-fi series DOCTOR WHO to re-launch her acting career. The Spinning Around hitmaker - who...

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Pink 'Chops Off' Wedding Finger

20th December 2007 7:40

Pop star PINK almost sliced off her wedding finger while preparing a meal for husband CAREY HART. The Stupid Girls hitmaker was cooking honey-glazed...

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Kudrow Blames Celebrity Power For Fallen Young Stars

20th December 2007 7:40

Actress LISA KUDROW has hit out at Hollywood for creating a generation of badly behaved celebrities by pandering to their every need. The former...

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Fascinating Fact 4546

20th December 2007 7:40

Former DESTINY'S CHILD star KELLY ROWLAND's choir was the first voted off America's festive talent contest CLASH OF THE CHOIRS on Tuesday night...

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The Things They Say 6595

20th December 2007 7:40

"I have sympathy for her. It's very hard to live your life when every single thing is under a magnifying glass." Music producer J.T. ROTEM feels...

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Barton To Quit Acting

20th December 2007 7:40

Actress MISCHA BARTON is to quit acting - because she is bored of the industry. The former star of The O.C. has hinted her role in British movie St...

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Dench Banned From Bond Script

20th December 2007 7:40

Producers of the new JAMES BOND movie are so worried the plotline will be leaked, they have kept it secret from its star DAME JUDI DENCH. Dench will...

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Knightley To Quit London

20th December 2007 7:40

British actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY is quitting London to lead a quiet life in the countryside with boyfriend RUPERT FRIEND. The Atonement star plans to...

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Fischer: 'I Ripped Off Witherspoon'

20th December 2007 7:40

Actress JENNA FISCHER's performance in new comedy WALK HARD: THE DEWEY COX STORY is a "complete rip-off" of REESE WITHERSPOON's Oscar-winning turn in...

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The Things They Say 6596

20th December 2007 7:40

"In your teens, they tell you, 'You might not have a career in your 20s.' Then it's, 'Watch out - in your 30s it's going to be over.' No one's...

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Fascinating Fact 4547

20th December 2007 7:40

British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II will become the country's oldest monarch on Saturday (22Dec07) - overtaking her great-great grandmother Queen...

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Washington Tops Femme Fatale Hot List

20th December 2007 7:40

RAY star KERRY WASHINGTON has topped a new online list of 2007 femme fatales. Washington's portrayal of a vixen trying to break up Chris Rock's...

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Beckham Mistaken For Car Thief

20th December 2007 7:40

Soccer star DAVID BECKHAM was pulled over by British police officers - because they thought he was a car thief. The LA Galaxy star was driving...

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Hilton's Model Boyfriend Dumped By Management Agency

20th December 2007 7:40

PARIS HILTON's on/off model boyfriend ALEX VAGGO has been dropped by his management agency for failing to return their phone calls. The Swedish...

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Fascinating Fact 4548

20th December 2007 7:40

ENCHANTED star PATRICK DEMPSEY has been named the Star of The Year by leading American magazine People.

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Katie: Cruise Is A Thriller

20th December 2007 7:51

Katie Holmes has said that her husband Tom Cruise has introduced her to a whole range of risky adventures.Speaking to Parade magazine about her...

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"Move On", Says Rhydian's Mum

20th December 2007 9:51

The mother of X Factor runner-up Rhydian Roberts has urged her son's fans to "move on" after his surprise loss in last weekend's final.The theatrical...

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Bskyb Told To Cut Itv Holding

20th December 2007 9:51

The Competition Commission has recommended that BSkyB, the owner of Sky, reduce its stake in rival broadcaster ITV by ten per cent.The regulator was...

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Spears' Mum Delays Parenting Book

20th December 2007 10:11

A parenting book by the mother of troubled singer Britney Spears has been delayed indefinitely, her publisher has confirmed.Lynne Spears was to...

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Vatican Slams Golden Compass

20th December 2007 10:11

The Vatican has publicly criticised fantasy epic The Golden Compass and called for New Line to abandon its adaptation of the His Dark Materials...

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Del Toro In Line For Hobbit

20th December 2007 10:11

Pan's Labyrinth director Guillermo del Toro has been linked with the upcoming film version of JRR Tolkien's The Hobbit.After a lengthy legal battle...

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Manics Want To Perform With Kylie

20th December 2007 11:52

The MANIC STREET PREACHERS would like KYLIE MINOGUE to join them on stage when they perform at the Shockwaves NME Awards Big Gig in February.Speaking...

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Led Zeppelin Tour Rumours 'Are True'

20th December 2007 12:46

Rumours of a worldwide LED ZEPPELIN tour following their triumphant one-off reunion gig earlier this month (Dec07) are true, according to a source...

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Furtado Married?

20th December 2007 12:46

NELLY FURTADO has wed her partner DEMACIO CASTELLON, according to reports. The Maneater star was recently spotted showing off a new diamond ring at...

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Sophie Ellis-bextor Collects Stamps

20th December 2007 12:46

Dance star SOPHIE ELLIS-BEXTOR has a rather unfashionable hobby - she collects postage stamps. The Murder on the Dancefloor singer admitted that her...

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Sir Cliff: 'I Wanted Elvis To Be Me'

20th December 2007 12:46

SIR CLIFF RICHARD has confessed to an embarrassingly strong obsession with ELVIS PRESLEY - which led him to pray the rock 'n' roll pin-up would take...

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The White Stripes Turned Into Dolls

20th December 2007 12:46

U.S. rockers THE WHITE STRIPES have been recreated as Russian Dolls. Bandmembers Jack and Meg White are now available as the traditional...

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Blige Speaks Out In Support Of Jamie-lynn Spears

20th December 2007 12:46

R+B superstar MARY J. BLIGE has offered her support to newly-pregnant star JAMIE-LYNN SPEARS - and has begged her to be a responsible parent. ...

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Spears Family 'Adores' Father-to-be Casey

20th December 2007 12:46

The father of JAMIE-LYNN SPEARS' unborn child has been welcomed into the SPEARS family fold - despite his responsibility for their daughter's shock...

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Bond Girl's Crush On Branagh

20th December 2007 12:46

BOND girl CATERINA MURINO has a secret crush on bearded British filmmaker KENNETH BRANAGH. The Italian beauty, who stars in the forthcoming James...

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Smith: 'I'm Not Good Enough For Theatre'

20th December 2007 12:46

WILL SMITH has ruled put an appearance in musical theatre - because he lacks the confidence to be on stage. The Independence Day actor would love to...

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Del Toro Loves Ledger's Joker

20th December 2007 12:46

Moviemaker GUILLERMO DEL TORO has lavished praise on HEATH LEDGER's take on BATMAN's arch rival THE JOKER. The Pan's Labyrinth director insists the...

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Russell Crowe Wins Bid To Ban Poker Machines

20th December 2007 12:46

Oscar winner RUSSELL CROWE has won a bid to ban gaming machines from the Australian rugby league club he took over last year (06). The Gladiator...

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Fascinating Fact 4550

20th December 2007 12:46

JOHN C. REILLY has filmed a bawdy festive video as his new movie character DEWEY COX from the spoof rockumentary WALK HARD. In the promo, the ELVIS...

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Fascinating Fact 4549

20th December 2007 12:46

Actor HARRISON FORD will be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the International Cinematography Guild's 45th annual Publicist Awards in...

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Gurinder Chadha: 'I Could Have Been Lily Allen'

20th December 2007 12:46

Director GURINDER CHADHA was once tempted to ditch filmmaking for a career in the music world - and is convinced she could've been the next LILY...

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Jordan Hospitalised After Fall

20th December 2007 12:46

British glamour model JORDAN has been rushed to hospital after falling down a flight of stairs. The accident happened in Los Angeles, where the...

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Channel 4 Fined £1.5m By Ofcom

20th December 2007 13:12

Ofcom has levied a fine of 1.5 million on Channel 4 over irregularities in two premium-rate phone-in competitions. The media regulator fined the...

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Channel 4 Fined £1.5m By Ofcom

20th December 2007 13:12

Ofcom has levied a fine of 1.5 million on Channel 4 over irregularities in two premium-rate phone-in competitions. The media regulator fined the...

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Into The Wild Score Four Sag Nominations

20th December 2007 15:47

Actor-turned-director SEAN PENN's INTO THE WILD leads the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards with four nominations. The drama - which is based on the...

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Revolver Flops In The Us

20th December 2007 16:13

GUY RITCHIE's REVOLVER has flopped at the US box office.Despite being re-edited especially for the American market, the film has taken under 40,000...

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Mills To Be Sued By Lawyers?

20th December 2007 16:48

HEATHER MILLS is facing legal action from her former lawyers over $4 million (GBP2 million) in outstanding bills relating to her bitter divorce...

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'Compromised' Stone Pulls Out Of Gig

20th December 2007 16:48

British singer JOSS STONE has left another band "devastated" after pulling out of a scheduled joint gig, claiming she'd been "compromised" by the...

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Wainwright Admits To Financial Mess

20th December 2007 16:48

American singer RUFUS WAINWRIGHT is losing money from his latest world tour - because of the crippling cost of taking a 40-piece orchestra around...

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Simpson Slams Pretty Woman Rumours

20th December 2007 16:48

JESSICA SIMPSON has slammed claims she has signed to star in a remake of movie PRETTY WOMAN. An American tabloid claimed the actress had agreed to...

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The Sopranos Boss Wins Court Battle

20th December 2007 16:48

LATEST: THE SOPRANOS creator DAVID CHASE has won his court battle with a former New Jersey judge who claimed he helped the writer research the show. ...

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Into The Wild Score Four Sag Nominations

20th December 2007 16:48

Actor-turned-director SEAN PENN's INTO THE WILD leads the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards with four nominations. The drama - which is based on the...

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Way: 'Britney Is My Heroine'

20th December 2007 16:48

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE frontman GERARD WAY has declared fallen pop princess BRITNEY SPEARS is his heroine - because of her recent crazy antics. The...

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Manics Plan A Kylie Collaboration

20th December 2007 16:48

Welsh rockers MANIC STREET PREACHERS are planning to perform a show-stopping duet with KYLIE MINOGUE at next year's (08) NME Awards. The band - who...

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Carpenter: 'Writers Strike Has Left Me Penniless'

20th December 2007 16:48

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER star CHARISMA CARPENTER is "too poor" to pay for her divorce from ex-husband DAMIEN HARDY. The 37-year-old actress married...

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Gervais Turned Down Woody Allen

20th December 2007 16:48

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS turned down the chance to star in a WOODY ALLEN movie, after discovering the director had cast minor British TV stars. The...

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Allen Returns To New York

20th December 2007 16:48

WOODY ALLEN is abandoning his globe-trotting film making exercise to direct a new movie in his native New York. After shooting exclusively in...

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Farrell's Disabled Son Is Doing Well

20th December 2007 16:48

Irish actor COLIN FARRELL's disabled son is making great progress - and is looking forward to a Christmas spent with both his parents. The Alexander...

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Producer Linked To The Mob

20th December 2007 16:48

A successful Hollywood producer who has worked on BABEL and GARDEN STATE has been named as the girlfriend of a married mobster, arrested this week...

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Fascinating Fact 4552

20th December 2007 16:48

EVA MENDES' first major acting role was as the babysitter of a teenage SCARLETT JOHANSSON, in the 1999 family film MY BROTHER THE PIG.

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The Things They Say 6597

20th December 2007 16:48

"As actors, we're all encouraged to feel that each job is the last job. They plant some little electrode in your head at an early stage and you...

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Fascinating Fact 4551

20th December 2007 16:48

Property tycoon and reality TV star DONALD TRUMP will reportedly be the first guest on DAVID LETTERMAN's U.S. talk show when it returns to the air...

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Late-night Shows Return, But Will Stars?

20th December 2007 18:49

Bookers for late-night talk shows have been struggling to find A-list personalities willing to cross picket lines to appear on the shows when they...

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Chase Wins Sopranos Lawsuit

20th December 2007 18:49

A federal jury on Wednesday rejected former prosecutor Robert Baer's claim that he helped David Chase develop The Sopranos. While the jury agreed...

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Strike Spurs Cbs To Revamp People's Choice Awards

20th December 2007 18:49

CBS said Wednesday that the 34th annual People's Choice Awards, scheduled for to be broadcast from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Jan. 8,...

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Wga Sets Meeting With Letterman Reps

20th December 2007 18:49

The Writers Guild of America is scheduled to meet with representatives of David Letterman's Worldwide Pants company on Friday in hopes of reaching an...

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Vatican "Consoled" By Poor Box Office For Compass

20th December 2007 18:49

In an editorial packed with schadenfreude, the Vatican newspaper l"Osservatore Romano said that it found the mediocre box office for New Line's The...

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Pirates Recall

20th December 2007 18:49

In what amounts to a recall of its high-definition Blu-ray edition of Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Disney has informed...

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Studios Returning To Super Bowl

20th December 2007 18:49

Hollywood's major studios, many of whom decided to buy station-break spots in select local markets during last year's Super Bowl rather than shell...

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Tv Personality Jack Linkletter Dead At 70

20th December 2007 18:49

Jack Linkletter, a frequent host of game and variety shows in the '60s and '70s, died Tuesday of lymphoma at age 70. He was the son of Art...

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Stone Phillips Returning To Dateline -- One Time Only?

20th December 2007 18:49

Stone Phillips, who was fired as co-host of Dateline NBC last May as part of an overall cutback at NBC News, will return to the program on Dec. 28...

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Canadian Raid Nets Thousands Of Bootleg Dvd's

20th December 2007 18:49

Two separate raids by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Wednesday on alleged counterfeit DVD operations in Montreal netted thousands of DVDs and more...

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Angolan Official Decries Killing Of Actors

20th December 2007 18:49

A top Angolan official has denounced police who killed two actors and injured others while a scripted robbery scene was being shot in a suburb of...

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Former Thai Official Resigns Following Bff Kick-back Charges

20th December 2007 18:49

Following FBI accusations Tuesday that she accepted $1.7 million in kickbacks from the U.S. couple who staged the Bangkok Film Festival (BFF) for...

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R. Kelly Avoids Arrest, Shows Up To Court Early

20th December 2007 19:22

LATEST: R+B singer R. KELLY evaded arrest on Thursday morning (20Dec07) after showing up to hearing at a Chicago, Illinois, court 20 minutes early. ...

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Wyclef's Open Marriage

20th December 2007 19:22

Rapper WYCLEF JEAN and his wife MARIE have an open marriage, and they both allow each other to cheat. The star refuses to reveal details of the...

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White Denies He Is Working On New Raconteurs Record

20th December 2007 19:22

Rocker JACK WHITE has denied reports he is working on the THE RACONTEURS' new album - but concedes he is keeping busy with three different projects. ...

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Bonham Warns Led Zep Fans Not To Be 'Greedy'

20th December 2007 19:22

Drummer JASON BONHAM is urging LED ZEPPELIN fans not to be "greedy" as the internet heats up with reunion tour stories. The veteran rockers have so...

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The Things They Say 6598

20th December 2007 19:22

"Every time I get asked the FUGEE question I feel like PAUL MCCARTNEY from the BEATLES". WYCLEF JEAN on the possibility of a reunion with former...

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Chris Brown Turns Down Booze

20th December 2007 19:22

Teenage R+B star CHRIS BROWN is so determined to stay teetotal, he has turned down $15,000 (GBP7,500) bottles of champagne from admiring fans. The...

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Wyclef's Festive Injury

20th December 2007 19:22

WYCLEF JEAN is nursing a broken hand after injuring his hand helping his wife put up a Christmas tree. The rapper showed off his wound on Tyra...

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American Idol's Studdard Dropped By Label

20th December 2007 19:22

Former AMERICAN IDOL winner RUBEN STUDDARD has been dropped from his record label. Studdard was released from J Records earlier this week...

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Washington Plans Broadway Return

20th December 2007 19:22

Oscar winner DENZEL WASHINGTON is desperate to return to the Broadway stage, three years after he stole the show as BRUTUS in JULIUS CAESAR. The New...

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Everett Dismisses Foster's 'Coming Out'

20th December 2007 19:22

RUPERT EVERETT has dismissed JODIE FOSTER's 'coming out' as insignificant - insisting she is too old for it to have an impact on Hollywood. Foster...

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Bruckheimer Calls For An End To Strike

20th December 2007 19:22

Director JERRY BRUCKHEIMER has urged Hollywood studios and striking Writers Guild members to sit down and end the industrial action that is crippling...

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Police: 'Miss Puerto Rico Was Telling The Truth'

20th December 2007 19:22

LATEST: The investigation into sabotage at the Miss Puerto Rico Universe beauty pageant has found in favour of winner Ingrid Marie Rivera. After...

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Cops Violated Policy In Gibson Arrest

20th December 2007 19:22

Three employees at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department have been disciplined for violating police policy in relation to MEL GIBSON's 2006...

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Hoffman: 'Thompson's Sexuality Is Refreshing'

20th December 2007 19:22

DUSTIN HOFFMAN enjoyed working with his LAST CHANCE HARVEY co-star EMMA THOMPSON - because she isn't afraid of her sexuality. The Rain Man star -...

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Modine And Nesson Boost Their Butts With Bike Campaign

20th December 2007 19:22

MATTHEW MODINE and LIAM NEESON are promoting a new charity to urge New Yorkers to ditch cars, get on their bikes and tone up their buttocks at the...

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Bateman Advises Young Co-star To Quit Showbusiness

20th December 2007 19:22

Former child star JASON BATEMAN has warned his MR MAGORIUM'S WONDER EMPORIUM co-star ZACH MILLS to quit Hollywood - before it's too late. The...

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Washington's Bible Breakfast

20th December 2007 19:22

DENZEL WASHINGTON reads the Bible every day, and draws on its teachings to give him strength and inspiration. The actor is a devout Christian, and...

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Farrell's Struggle Working With Allen

20th December 2007 19:22

COLLIN FARRELL took offence to WOODY ALLEN's directing style on new film CASSANDRA'S DREAM - deeming his approach to moviemaking too demanding. The...

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Spears Barred From Hotel After One Wild Bash Too Many

20th December 2007 22:25

LATEST: BRITNEY SPEARS was banned from her favourite Los Angeles hotel after her wild parties upset a wealthy resident. The singer was turned away...

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Eagles Turned Down Super Bowl Offer

20th December 2007 22:25

TOM PETTY + THE HEARTBREAKERS were the second choice to perform at the Super Bowl next year (08) - the EAGLES were approached to play the half-time...

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Blige Blames Parents For Troubled Stars

20th December 2007 22:25

R+B singer MARY J. BLIGE blames a lack of strong parental guidance for the troubles of stars including BRITNEY SPEARS, LINDSAY LOHAN and PARIS...

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Cher Suffering Stomach Illness

20th December 2007 22:25

Pop superstar CHER is seeking treatment at the same German clinic as her cancer-suffering friend FARRAH FAWCETT after falling ill with a rare stomach...

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Kenny G Brews A New Release With Starbucks

20th December 2007 22:25

Saxophonist KENNY G has become the latest star to sign a deal with coffee chain Starbucks' record label offshoot. His new album, a collection of...

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No One Gives Alicia The Keys To Christmas In America

20th December 2007 22:25

ALICIA KEYS has claimed America's Christmas number one single after scoring a fifth week at the top with NO ONE. The hit also claims a 10th week at...

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Thriller + The Wall Enter Grammy Hall Of Fame

20th December 2007 22:25

MICHAEL JACKSON's THRILLER and PINK FLOYD's THE WALL are among the 70 recordings that have been added to the Grammy Hall Of Fame. Among the...

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Plans Afoot For Tina Turner: The Musical

20th December 2007 22:25

A bizarre musical tracing the life of TINA TURNER is heading for the London stage. The show, based on Turner's autobiography, will be called Simply...

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Parton Defends Brother

20th December 2007 22:25

Country star DOLLY PARTON has blasted the North Carolina dinner theatre bosses who fired her brother for onstage drunkeness. The singer's younger...

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Margera Placed On Probation For 10 Years To Life

20th December 2007 22:25

American reality TV star VINCENT MARGERA has been ordered to give up his DON VITO persona for 10 years following his recent conviction on child sex...

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Report: 'No Police Cover-up In Gibson Arrest'

20th December 2007 22:25

LATEST: An independent panel of investigators who reviewed the way police handled MEL GIBSON's 2006 drink-driving arrest has concluded nobody tried...

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Fascinating Fact 4553

20th December 2007 22:25

Former ROLLING STONES bandmates BILL WYMAN and MICK TAYLOR are to reunite for a show in Amsterdam, The Netherlands in March (08). Taylor will join...

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Wyclef: 'I Didn't Name My Daughter After Jolie'

20th December 2007 22:25

WYCLEF JEAN has some news for pal ANGELINA JOLIE - he didn't name is adopted daughter after the actress. The rapper and his wife Marie adopted...

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Holmes Spends Heavy For Christmas

20th December 2007 22:25

Actress KATIE HOLMES treated a group of girlfriends to a lavish lunch at the Neiman Marcus store in Beverly Hills last week (15Dec07) before...

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Sutherland Cooks And Cleans In Jail

20th December 2007 22:25

KIEFER SUTHERLAND is receiving no special treatment as he serves a 48-day jail sentence for drink-driving - he's spending his days cooking for...

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Griffith + Johnson's Daughter In Rehab?

20th December 2007 22:25

MELANIE GRIFFITH and DON JOHNSON's teenage daughter DAKOTA is planning a sober 2008 after secretly undergoing rehab treatment, according to U.S....

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Jolie Criticises Press Coverage Of Weightloss

20th December 2007 22:25

ANGELINA JOLIE has hit back at the media's coverage of her recent weightloss - because there was too much focus on how she looked in skinny jeans and...

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Fascinating Fact 4554

20th December 2007 22:25

Oscar winner JENNIFER HUDSON is charging fans $1,000 (GBP500) each to watch her ring in the New Year (08) at Miami, Florida's The Setai. The singer...

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Controversial Compass Hits $100 Million In Two Weeks

20th December 2007 22:25

The film the Catholic Church urged the faithful to boycott has sailed past the $100 million (GBP50 million) mark at the international box office. ...

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The Things They Say 6599

20th December 2007 22:25

"Who hasn't hit on me...? When I was younger, I accepted so many indecent proposals from people it became my trademark." DREW BARRYMORE on her former...

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Mendes Thrilled To Bare All For Peta

20th December 2007 22:25

Sexy EVA MENDES is delighted to be back in favour with activists at People For The Ethical Treatment Of Animals after upsetting them with a fur coat...

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Jack Linkletter Dies Of Lymphoma

20th December 2007 22:25

U.S. TV personality JACK LINKLETTER has died of lymphoma. He was 70. Linkletter passed away at his home in Cloverdale, California on Tuesday...

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