Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 21st July 2003

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Tobey's Backgammon Victories

21st July 2003 2:29

SPIDER-MAN star TOBEY MAGUIRE loves working with movie maker GARY ROSS, because he always win a fortune from him betting on backgammon games. ...

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Sadie Frost Has Sleep Test

21st July 2003 2:29

Movie beauty SADIE FROST has been having her sleep monitored at a top clinic - because she constantly feels shattered. The sexy mother-of-four -...

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Smith: Bad Boys Made Me A Sex Symbol

21st July 2003 2:29

Hollywood star WILL SMITH is eternally grateful for his role in hit movie BAD BOYS - because it gave him his sex symbol status. The actor,...

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Heath's Hooked On Tv Soap

21st July 2003 2:29

Antipodean actor HEATH LEDGER is returning to the Australian soap opera that helped make him famous. The 24-year-old MONSTER'S BALL star played...

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Lopez's $11 Million Pre-nup

21st July 2003 2:29

Superstar JENNIFER LOPEZ is reportedly demanding fiance BEN AFFLECK's $11 million (GBP7 million) salary from their new movie if the couple split...

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Bow Wow: Let Me Eat In Peace!

21st July 2003 2:29

Teen rapper BOW WOW is urging his fans to wait until he's finished eating before asking for his autograph in restaurants, because he doesn't want...

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The Lox Rapper To Be Released From Jail

21st July 2003 2:29

Rapper STYLES, one-third of hip-hop collective the LOX, will be released from prison on 4 August (03), after 10 months behind bars for an assault...

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J.lo Blaze

21st July 2003 2:29

A fire has destroyed JENNIFER LOPEZ's childhood home in New York. The blaze, at the Bronx apartment block the actress-singer sang about in...

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Bedingfield Hounded By Stalkers

21st July 2003 2:29

British pop star DANIEL BEDINGFIELD is so terrified of two female stalkers, he' s stepped up his security - and is even planning to take out a...

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Elton Erases His Ex-manager

21st July 2003 2:29

British pop legend SIR ELTON JOHN has got his own back on former manager JOHN REID, by wiping him from his new video. The pair fell out after...

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Puffy Branded 'Mean'

21st July 2003 2:29

Superstar rapper SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS has been blasted by New York nightclub bosses because he never pays his way. The hip-hop mogul is worth an...

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Coldplay Chris Arrested Down Under

21st July 2003 2:29

Coldplay frontman CHRIS MARTIN has been arrested in Australia after attacking a photographer's car. The singer, who is dating actress GWYNETH...

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Batman's Manor Up For Grabs

21st July 2003 9:16

The California house known as the WAYNE MANOR in hit '60s TV series BATMAN has gone on the market for $8 million (GBP5 million). The eight...

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Messing Snaps Up Zellweger's Old Home

21st July 2003 9:16

RENEE ZELLWEGER's move from California to New York has benefited at least one actress - WILL + GRACE beauty DEBRA MESSING. Messing has purchased...

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Laurel And Hardy Fans In Food Fight

21st July 2003 9:16

A horde of fans kicked off a special tribute to classic movie comedians STAN LAUREL and OLIVER HARDY in America on Saturday (19JUL03) - by throwing...

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Bad Boys Ii Takes Over American Box Office

21st July 2003 9:16

WILL SMITH and MARTIN LAWRENCE's new action flick BAD BOYS II has successfully blasted away competition to land top the American box office -...

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Stallone Criticises Today's Action Flicks

21st July 2003 9:16

RAMBO star SYLVESTER STALLONE is thoroughly unimpressed by this summer's (03) action blockbusters - he reckons they're so formulaic they could all...

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Sean Penn's Brother Brawls With Midget

21st July 2003 9:16

SEAN PENN's actor brother CHRIS PENN was booted out of hip Hollywood spot the SKYBAR - for fighting with a midget. The RESERVOIR DOGS star was...

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Reese Witherspoon Most Glamorous Mother-to-be

21st July 2003 9:16

LEGALLY BLONDE star RENEE ZELLWEGER's pregnancy has landed her a new position - as the most glamorous mother-to-be. The 27-year-old actress and...

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Affleck And J.lo Stay Out Of Each Other's Business

21st July 2003 9:16

Hollywood power couple BEN AFFLECK and JENNIFER LOPEZ share everything - except their career choices. The Tinseltown pair, who met on the set of...

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Leann Rimes' Old Hollywood Home Snapped Up

21st July 2003 9:16

Country beauty LeANN RIMES has sold her California home, after quitting Hollywood for life in Tennessee earlier this year (03). The...

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Ike Turner Sues

21st July 2003 9:16

Soul star IKE TURNER is heading to court, claiming he lost more than hair during a medical procedure in Palm Springs, California. The ex-husband...

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Jack Upset With Osbourne Duck Toys

21st July 2003 9:16

OZZY OSBOURNE's teen son JACK has drawn the marketing line - he's furious his family have been made into floating duck toys for the bath. The...

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Snoop's Show Sparks Questions Over Oprah's Beau

21st July 2003 9:16

Rapper SNOOP DOGG's new comedy show DOGGY FIZZLE TELEVIZZLE has prompted questions over the sexuality of OPRAH WINFREY's longtime beau STEDMAN...

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Jackson Browne Assault Allegation Cut

21st July 2003 9:16

Singer JACKSON BROWNE has forced two American TV programmes to edit out scenes referring to allegations he beat up ex-girlfriend DARYL HANNAH. ...

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Abdul's Admiration For Timberlake

21st July 2003 9:16

Pop hunk JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has won the admiration of yet another older woman - AMERICAN IDOL judge PAULA ABDUL. Timberlake, 22, has recently...

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Lisa Marie Ignores Critics

21st July 2003 13:19

LISA MARIE PRESLEY has a blunt message for any critics who may poke fun at her new music career - she'll "screw 'em". The thrice-married singer,...

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Gwyneth Paltrow Is Coldplay's 'Groupie'

21st July 2003 13:19

Hollywood babe GWYNETH PALTROW behaved like a "love-struck groupie" at COLDPLAY's concert in Byron Bay, Australia last night (20JUN03). The VIEW...

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Tarantino's Freaky Demands

21st July 2003 13:19

Director QUENTIN TARANTINO has a long list of demands for those who want to "get" his latest film effort KILL BILL. The hyper-violent UMA...

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Cindy Crawford's Pitiful Acting Skills

21st July 2003 13:19

CINDY CRAWFORD's first attempt to get into films got off to a dismal start when she auditioned for THE GRADUATE director MIKE NICHOLS - and forgot...

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Claudia And David's Mutual Appreciation Society

21st July 2003 13:19

Supermodel CLAUDIA SCHIFFER and magician ex-lover DAVID COPPERFIELD were a match made in heaven - because they had massive egos in common. ...

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Keira Knightley Loved Kissing Scenes With Bloom

21st July 2003 13:19

British beauty KEIRA KNIGHTLEY enjoyed her on-screen kisses with PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL co-star ORLANDO BLOOM so...

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Cate Blanchett Moves With The Times

21st July 2003 13:19

VERONICA GUERIN star CATE BLANCHETT is so determined to lead a quiet life she has only just bought herself a mobile phone - but she never answers...

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Arnie Turns Into A Girl For Terminator Movies

21st July 2003 13:19

Getting into shape for a third turn as the TERMINATOR was hard work for actor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER - he had to "eat like a girl". The Austrian...

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Teenage Witch Gets Hitched

21st July 2003 13:19

SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH star MELISSA JOAN HART married her boyfriend MARK WILKERSON in Florence, Italy, yesterday (20JUL03). Melissa wore a...

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Pitt Nixes Movie With Jen

21st July 2003 13:19

BRAD PITT has ruled out any chance of making a movie with wife JENNIFER ANISTON. The TROY hunk - who appeared in one episode of TV sitcom...

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Stars Come Out For Nelson Mandela

21st July 2003 13:19

NAOMI CAMPBELL and U2's BONO joined a host of stars to help former South African president NELSON MANDELA enjoy a lavish 85th birthday bash. ...

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Age Is Just A Number For Arnie

21st July 2003 13:19

Ageing action star ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER admits living in "denial" is the only way he can cope with the dawning of his twilight years. ...

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Justin And Cameron Heat Up Miami

21st July 2003 13:19

Hollywood lovers CAMERON DIAZ and JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE have been romantically reunited in Miami, America, after their recent hectic schedules kept...

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Russell Crowe's Wife Pregnant

21st July 2003 13:19

GLADIATOR star RUSSELL CROWE and his wife DANIELLE SPENCER are expecting their first child, the actor has confirmed. The fiery OSCAR-winner and...

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Big Country Singer's Father In Court On Sex Charges

21st July 2003 13:19

The father of tragic BIG COUNTRY singer STUART ADAMSON has appeared in court on child sex charges. WILLIAM STUART ADAMSON is facing five counts...

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Ex-take That Star's Feeling For Winona

21st July 2003 13:19

If former TAKE THAT singer MARK OWEN had just four minutes of life left he'd try and find American actress WINONA RYDER - so he could have sex with...

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Spice Girls Slated By Atomic Kitten Drop Out

21st July 2003 13:19

Former ATOMIC KITTEN blonde KERRY KATONA has blasted the five one-time SPICE GIRLS - accusing them of "trying to cling on to that little bit of...

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Craig David Spurned By Mystery Lady

21st July 2003 13:19

British R'n'B star CRAIG DAVID is broken-hearted after a mystery lady left him suffering from a severe bout of unrequited love on Saturday...

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Charlize Lets Old Wounds Heal

21st July 2003 17:07

Pretty TRAPPED actress CHARLIZE THERON likens her abusive childhood to getting a bad tattoo - you just learn to live with it. THE ITALIAN JOB...

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Keira Knightley's Life On The Ocean Wave

21st July 2003 17:07

Actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY had her fair share of dramatic watery encounters while filming blockbuster PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN. The British beauty,...

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Gena Lee Nolin Enjoyed Working On Sober Baywatch

21st July 2003 17:07

Blonde star GENA LEE NOLIN found it a refreshing experience reuniting with her former co-stars for TV movie BAYWATCH REUNION: HAWAIIAN WEDDING -...

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Security Alert For Pianist Winner

21st July 2003 17:07

THE PIANIST screenwriter RONNIE HARWOOD won over security guards at the airport with his OSCAR for Best Adapted Screenplay. While travelling...

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Leonardo Dicaprio's Mischievous Youth

21st July 2003 17:07

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO and ELIZA DUSHKA were a pair of tearaways as youngsters on the set of THIS BOY'S LIFE. The attractive co-stars filmed with...

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Zeta-jones Recalls Oscar Glory

21st July 2003 17:07

Welsh beauty CATHERINE ZETA-JONES describes the moment she won an OSCAR as exceeding all of her wildest dreams. The curvy actress won Best...

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Sex And The City Is "Revolutionary" Says Creator

21st July 2003 17:07

The creator of SEX AND THE CITY believes her show has been such a phenomenon because it highlights the fact women think about sex just as much as...

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Fans Remember Bruce Lee On Anniversary Of His Death

21st July 2003 17:07

Fans have paid tribute to kung-fu hero BRUCE LEE on the 30th anniversary of the legend's death yesterday (20JUL03). The ENTER THE DRAGON star...

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Halle Berry Still Encased

21st July 2003 17:07

OSCAR winner HALLE BERRY attended the COMIC CONVENTION FAIR with other stars from her new movie GOTHIKA - but still sported a cast on her injured...

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Streisand's Hubby To Play Reagan

21st July 2003 17:07

Democrat BARBRA STREISAND's actor husband JAMES BROLIN is to play former Republican President RONALD REAGAN in a new TV movie. The two-part...

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Allen Heads Venice Film Festival Line-up

21st July 2003 17:07

Acclaimed film-maker WOODY ALLEN is "greatly honoured" to be the special guest at this year's VENICE FILM FESTIVAL (03). The MANHATTAN auteur is...

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Matt Leblanc Gears Up For 'Friend' Joey's Own Show

21st July 2003 17:07

As the end of hit comedy FRIENDS approaches, star MATT LeBLANC is in talks to appear in a spin-off series based on his loveable character JOEY...

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Keith Flint's Natural High

21st July 2003 17:07

THE PRODIGY frontman KEITH FLINT is known to drink shampoo if he thinks it will get him high. The FIRESTARTER hellraiser is currently touring...

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Michelle Branch's Catty Antics

21st July 2003 17:07

Singer MICHELLE BRANCH learnt to treat animals with respect - after she once cut the whiskers off her pet kitten. The ARE YOU HAPPY NOW? star...

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Ludacris Labels Himself

21st July 2003 17:07

Rapper LUDACRIS chose his stage name because he would describe the music he makes as ludicrous. The SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY star's birth name is...

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Shaun Ryder Regrets Mixing Business With Pleasure

21st July 2003 17:07

Former HAPPY MONDAYS frontman SHAUN RYDER regrets employing so many of his pals - because they resented it when he asked them to do anything. ...

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Paul Weller Vows To Keep On Performing

21st July 2003 17:07

Veteran rocker PAUL WELLER wants to keep playing music forever - but knows there is a time to retire gracefully. The BROKEN STONES star is now...

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Victoria Beckham Is Still Posh

21st July 2003 17:07

VICTORIA BECKHAM feels "proud" when people call her by her old SPICE GIRL moniker POSH. The WANNABE group split in 2001 but DAVID BECKHAM's wife...

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Travis United By Drummer's Accident

21st July 2003 17:07

TRAVIS star FRAN HEALY is astonished that their drummer's horrific accident has bought inspiration and unity to the troubled band. NEIL PRIMROSE...

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Celine Dion Eyes Movie Career

21st July 2003 17:07

Canadian crooner CELINE DION has decided to launch a movie career - and credits her pop videos with teaching her the necessary acting skills. ...

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Gambling Nelly Keeps Fans Waiting

21st July 2003 17:07

Rap superstar NELLY kept fans waiting at a Las Vegas concert last weekend (19/20JUL03) - because he couldn't tear himself away from the gambling...

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Craig David: A Model Boyfriend?

21st July 2003 17:07

R'n'B sensation CRAIG DAVID is coy about his romance with Colombian model SOPHIA VERGARA - but will admit the pair "gelled". The SEVEN DAYS...

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Martin And Paltrow's Relationship Going Cold?

21st July 2003 17:07

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN's romance with Hollywood beauty GWYNETH PALTROW is on the rocks, according to reports from his native England. ...

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Green-eyed J.lo?

21st July 2003 21:28

Singing superstar JENNIFER LOPEZ is reportedly insecure about fiance BEN AFFLECK's new friendship with sexy actress UMA THURMAN. According to...

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Sex And The City Is Based On Reality Says Writer

21st July 2003 21:28

SEX AND THE CITY creator CANDACE BUSHNELL is surprised people sometimes feel uncomfortable with her outrageous characters - because she insists...

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Hardworking Samuel L Jackson

21st July 2003 21:28

SHAFT hero SAMUEL L JACKSON's hard work ethic stems from growing up in an industrious household. The PULP FICTION actor has starred in more than...

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Dicaprio Branches Out In Environmental Efforts

21st July 2003 21:28

Hollywood heart-throb LEONARDO DiCAPRIO's is expanding his eco-friendly efforts. The TITANIC star has joined forces with an environmental group...

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Frankie Muniz Builds Up For Role

21st July 2003 21:28

Young actor FRANKIE MUNIZ had to work extra hard to build up his muscles for his role in AGENT CODY BANKS - because he is so small in stature. ...

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Charlize Theron Enraptured By Townshend

21st July 2003 21:28

ITALIAN JOB beauty CHARLIZE THERON has had her negative views on marriage overhauled by handsome British lover STUART TOWNSEND. The actress's...

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Oprah Named Number One Pop Culture Icon

21st July 2003 21:28

OPRAH WINFREY's empire, which includes a hit talk show, TV production company and popular magazine has earned her a new title - as the top Pop...

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Schwarzenegger Called To Duty

21st July 2003 21:28

Action hero ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER proved just how much he appreciates the efforts of the American troops in Iraq - when he personally delivered...

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Barrymore's Angels Character Named After Schoolpal

21st July 2003 21:28

An old schoolpal of DREW BARRYMORE's left such an impression on the actress, she decided to name her character in the CHARLIE'S ANGELS sequel after...

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Zeta-jones' Early Baby Plans

21st July 2003 21:28

Proud mother CATHERINE ZETA-JONES came up with the names for her two children when she just a kid herself. The Welsh CHICAGO star - who now has...

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Craig David's Silent Phone

21st July 2003 21:28

British R'n'B sensation CRAIG DAVID is finding life as a superstar very lonely - his friends rarely telephone him anymore. The WHAT'S YOUR FLAVA...

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Steadily Single Brian Mcknight

21st July 2003 21:28

R'n'B star BRIAN McKNIGHT is enjoying the single life - although he doesn't think anyone could match his former love JULIE. The STILL star split...

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Gloria And Emilio Estefan Pay Tribute To Celia Cruz

21st July 2003 21:28

Singer GLORIA ESTEFAN and her husband EMILIO have expressed their grief over the death of salsa superstar CELIA CRUZ. Cuban-born Cruz died on 16...

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Beyonce Upset With Diva Tag

21st July 2003 21:28

DESTINY'S CHILD stunner BEYONCE KNOWLES is honoured to be compared to soul singer DIANA ROSS - but not when it means she's labelled a diva. The...

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Eve In The Midst Of Porn Pic Scandal

21st July 2003 21:28

Sexy rapper EVE is at the centre of an internet scandal after pornographic pictures hit the web, claiming to be snaps of the hip-hop star. ...

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