Music, Movie and Entertainment News 21st August 2006

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Giamatti Teams Up With Hanks To Play President

21st August 2006 0:00

SIDEWAYS star PAUL GIAMATTI will play second US president JOHN ADAMS in a mini-series produced by Oscar winner TOM HANKS. The seven-episode...

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Secondhand Lions Set For Broadway Bow

21st August 2006 0:00

MICHAEL CAINE movie SECONDHAND LIONS is to be adapted for the Broadway, New York stage as a new musical. ESCAPE (THE PINA COLADA SONG) hitmaker...

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Alda Stunned By West Wing Success

21st August 2006 0:00

Veteran actor ALAN ALDA was stunned presidential drama THE WEST WING attracted so many viewers, because he didn't realise how many Americans were...

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The Things They Say 2705

21st August 2006 0:00

"I really do believe that God has let me go through all those other relationships because he was prepping me for JERMAINE (DUPRI)." JANET JACKSON is...

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The Things They Say 2706

21st August 2006 0:00

"(JESSICA) ALBA's got more tongue going on in there and (JESSICA) SIMPSON's got a little more smooch effect going!" Comedian DANE COOK is asked which...

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Draiman Recovering From Septum Surgery

21st August 2006 0:00

DISTURBED frontman DAVID DRAIMAN underwent surgery on 15 August (06) to repair a deviated septum that had made breathing difficult for the singer. ...

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Jay-z Launches Tour In Poland

21st August 2006 0:00

LATEST: Rap mogul JAY-Z will launch his comeback tour in Poland next month (09SEP06). The rapper has confirmed dates for a seven-week world tour to...

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Kutcher Puts Party Past Behind Him

21st August 2006 0:00

ASHTON KUTCHER insists his days as a Hollywood party boy are long gone and describes his wild phase as "retarded". The PUNK'D star ended his...

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Charvet And Burke Engaged

21st August 2006 0:00

Former BAYWATCH star DAVID CHARVET and ROCK STAR: SUPERNOVA host BROOKE BURKE are engaged and expecting a child together. Charvet proposed during a...

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Scoundrels To Close In September

21st August 2006 0:00

DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS will play its final performance on the Broadway, New York stage on 3 September (06). The show will close after 36 preview...

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Usher Takes On Theater Role To Silence Critics

21st August 2006 0:00

R+B star USHER is determined to silence critics who savaged his performance in the movie IN THE MIX when he takes on the role of BILLY FLYNN in the...

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14 Festival-goers Hospitalised

21st August 2006 0:00

Cold and wet conditions at England's V Festival rock event left 14 fans hospitalised over the weekend (19-20AUG06). More than 130,000 music lovers...

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Cassie Apologises To Bow Wow And Omarion

21st August 2006 0:00

ME + U singer CASSIE has apologised to rappers BOW WOW and OMARION for saying the pair had tried to pick her up, live on a New York radio station. ...

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Timberlake's Mother: 'I Feel Sorry For Britney'

21st August 2006 0:00

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's manager/mother has spoken of her ongoing love for her son's ex, BRITNEY SPEARS, confessing she fears she's going through hell in...

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The Things They Say 2703

21st August 2006 0:00

"I'm so spoiled by newness that I may have to shop every day for the rest of my life!" JESSICA SIMPSON has become so used to designers giving her new...

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Three Festival Fans Die In Car Crash

21st August 2006 0:00

Three music fans on their way home from the V Festival in Chelmsford, England, were killed in a car crash early this morning (21AUG06). According to...

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The Things They Say 2704

21st August 2006 0:00

"I'm very proud of him. He's faced so much negative criticism." CHRIS 'LUDACRIS' BRIDGES praises his pal KEVIN FEDERLINE after his debut performance...

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Dupri Gets The Best Out Of Sexy Jackson

21st August 2006 0:00

JANET JACKSON has discovered a new world of sex toys and stripping thanks to boyfriend JERMAINE DUPRI. The shy superstar also films her sex acts...

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Willard And Tyler To Sit In For Ebert

21st August 2006 0:00

LATEST: As US film critic ROGER EBERT recovers from cancer surgery, five guest hosts will fill-in alongside RICHARD ROPER on the pair's movie review...

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Geller Sues Owners Of Elvis House

21st August 2006 0:00

Paranormalist URI GELLER has filed a lawsuit against the owners of ELVIS PRESLEY's first home, claiming breach of contract after they allegedly...

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Adkins' Scars Leave Him Unwilling To Go Topless

21st August 2006 0:00

Country star TRACE ADKINS refuses to show off his toned torso in videos, because it's scarred from a near-death shooting incident. The hunky CHROME...

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Morrissey Slams UK Radio

21st August 2006 0:00

Morose crooner MORRISSEY has slammed UK radio stations for refusing to give his latest tracks enough air time. The former THE SMITHS singer...

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Craig: 'Bond Must Get Bruised'

21st August 2006 0:00

Actor DANIEL CRAIG loves doing his own dangerous stunts - because getting injured is an essential part of accurately portraying JAMES BOND. The new...

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Clean-cut Alda

21st August 2006 0:00

M.A.S.H. legend ALAN ALDA managed to survive the 1960s without touching drugs - despite getting high by passively smoking among his pals. Alda, 70,...

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Hudson Won't Work With Hawn

21st August 2006 0:00

Actress KATE HUDSON insists she has no plans to ever make a film with her Hollywood mother GOLDIE HAWN. The YOU, ME AND DUPREE star thinks working...

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Connery To Voice Animated Film

21st August 2006 0:00

Screen legend SIR SEAN CONNERY will debut in his first animated feature, a film called SIR BILLIE THE VET. The Oscar winner will be playing a...

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Festival Crackdown Prompts 80 Arrests

21st August 2006 0:00

A huge police crackdown on drug offences has seen more than 80 UK festival-goers arrested in Stafford this weekend (19-20AUG06). In all, 1,350...

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The Things They Say 2702

21st August 2006 0:00

"I don't have a f**king idea! I'm too rich for that kind of question. Ask my people." Director TERRY GILLIAM hasn't got a clue how much a pint of...

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Alda Explains Emmy 'Tantrum'

21st August 2006 0:00

ALAN ALDA has laughed off reports he was jealous when WILLIAM SHATNER beat him to the Best Supporting Actor In A Drama Series gong at last summer's...

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Affleck, Cyrus And Cryer Join Forces For Cancer

21st August 2006 0:00

BEN AFFLECK, BILLY RAY CYRUS and JON CRYER are just a few of the celebrity names who have helped raise almost $3 million (GBP1.67 million) for...

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Braff: 'Lauryn Hill Was My Coke And Pepsi Partner'

21st August 2006 0:00

SCRUBS star ZACH BRAFF was great childhood friends with singer LAUREN HILL. The unlikely pair grew up in the same New Jersey neighbourhood and Hill...

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Denton: 'Housewives Too Dark To Pick Up Emmy'

21st August 2006 0:00

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES actor JAMES DENTON has blamed the hit show for missing out on an Emmy nomination for Best Comedy because it's too "dark". The...

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Ordinary Boys Illness Ends Festival Appearance

21st August 2006 0:00

British rockers THE ORDINARY BOYS were forced to pull out of the second leg of their two-day V Festival appearance when bassist JAMES GREGORY fell...

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Ustad Bismillah Khan Dies

21st August 2006 0:00

Legendary musician USTAD BISMILLAH KHAN died of a heart attack in the Indian town of Varanasi in the early hours of this morning (21AUG06). He was...

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Britney's Baby Blues

21st August 2006 0:00

Pop princess BRITNEY SPEARS plans to take her son SEAN PRESTON on tour with her - because she can't bear to be separated from him. The BABY ONE MORE...

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Peel's Son To Follows In His Footsteps

21st August 2006 0:00

The son of broadcasting legend JOHN PEEL is following in his late father's footsteps by becoming a radio DJ. Pioneering BBC DJ John, who died in...

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Abdul's Sympathy For Spears

21st August 2006 0:00

AMERICAN IDOL judge PAULA ABDUL has leaped to the defence of BRITNEY SPEARS, after the pregnant pop star received a barrage of criticism for her...

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The Things They Say 2700

21st August 2006 0:00

"Oh, Jesus. It probably was in Prague when we were shooting Brothers Grimm. I got so paralytic that I was under the table casting demons out of...

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Morrissey Blasts Bush And Blair

21st August 2006 0:00

Outspoken singer MORRISSEY has launched a stinging attack on both US President GEORGE W BUSH and British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR for their...

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Lachey's 'Awkward' Teen Choice Moments With Simpson

21st August 2006 0:00

NICK LACHEY felt uncomfortable picking up his Best Love Song award at the Teen Choice Awards last night (20AUG06) - because his ex-wife and the...

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Beckhams Sued By Angry Auction Winner

21st August 2006 0:00

An angry partygoer is suing DAVID and VICTORIA BECKHAM after accusing the celebrity couple of 'snubbing' him at a party he paid to go to. Nightclub...

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German Bishop Urges Madonna Boycott

21st August 2006 0:00

LATEST: A German bishop has called on MADONNA fans to boycott the superstar's Confessions concerts in the country, after learning of her mock...

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Rhymes Charged With Assault

21st August 2006 0:00

LATEST: Hip-hop star BUSTA RHYMES has been charged with assaulting a fan and illegal possession of a weapon, following his arrest on Saturday night...

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Dillon's Sock-loving Pal

21st August 2006 0:00

Hollywood hunk MATT DILLON got a shock when he found a male pal pleasuring himself with one of his socks. The CRASH actor admits he was disgusted...

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Ebert Debilitated By Cancer Therapy

21st August 2006 0:00

LATEST: US film critic ROGER EBERT is temporarily unable to speak properly after undergoing cancer surgery involving the reconstruction of his jaw. ...

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Stone Slammed By Hampton

21st August 2006 0:00

Hollywood screenwriter CHRISTOPHER HAMPTON has launched a scathing attack on director OLIVER STONE. The DANGEROUS LIAISONS writer briefly worked...

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Feisty Fighting Fairchild

21st August 2006 0:00

Hollywood actress MORGAN FAIRCHILD may be a veteran in the industry - but she can still "kick butt" with the best of them. Fairchild is starring as...

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The Things They Say 2699

21st August 2006 0:00

"The first movie I saw was RAMBO. War and shooting people? Obviously, I didn't relate." EVA LONGORIA on her first cinema experience.

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Wimpy Knoxville

21st August 2006 0:00

THE DUKES OF HAZZARD star JOHNNY KNOXVILLE has laughed off his hardman image, insisting in reality he is a big softie who hates fighting. The...

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Lost Lilly Happy With Emmy Snub

21st August 2006 0:00

Hollywood actress EVANGELINE LILLY is glad LOST was overlooked at this year's (AUG06) Emmy Awards - because she doesn't want the show cast and crew...

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Ex Jagger Mistress Weds

21st August 2006 0:00

SIR MICK JAGGER's former mistress LUCIANA GIMENEZ MORAD married Brazilian TV producer MARCELO DE CARVALHO on Saturday (19AUG06). The Brazilian...

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Bennett: 'England Is Paradise'

21st August 2006 0:00

Legendary crooner TONY BENNETT found refuge in England after being dropped from Columbia Records in 1972 - and still calls it "paradise". Bennett,...

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Williams Berates Reality Shows

21st August 2006 0:00

British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS has hit out at reality television shows for manipulating people with mental health problems. The FEEL singer...

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Mills Upsets Dairy Council

21st August 2006 0:00

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's estranged wife HEATHER MILLS is facing possible court action after slamming Britain's National Dairy Council in an interview. ...

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Diddy's New Album Is Dangerously Addictive

21st August 2006 0:00

SEAN COMBS has warned fans they better clear their schedule when they buy his new album - because it's so addictive they'll never turn it off. The...

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Depp And Bloom Reign At Teen Choice Awards

21st August 2006 0:00

Summer swashbuckling movie PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN and its stars lead the winners at Sunday night's Teen Choice Awards in Hollywood. Sequel DEAD...

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Pregnant Spears Thrills With Teen Choice Appearance

21st August 2006 0:00

A heavily pregnant BRITNEY SPEARS stunned fans at the Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles yesterday (20AUG06) when she took to the stage to introduce...

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Kelis Attacks Label

21st August 2006 0:00

KELIS has hit out at her record label, after it added a song to her new album against her wishes. The star is angry Jive forced to her to include...

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Theron Wants To Move To Scotland

21st August 2006 0:00

CHARLIZE THERON is ready to ditch her Los Angeles home and move to Scotland, after falling in love with Scotch whisky at the Edinburgh International...

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Bollywood Star In Flight Row

21st August 2006 0:00

Bollywood star AMISHA PATEL has been accused of abusing and threatening an airline worker after a friend was refused a flight upgrade. An Air India...

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Girls Aloud Star: 'There's No Money In Pop'

21st August 2006 0:00

GIRLS ALOUD singer SARAH HARDING has slammed the myth the girl band has made her wealthy, insisting she has made "no money" from it. The singer...

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Williams: 'Soccer Saves Me From Drug Hell'

21st August 2006 0:00

Pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS credits his love of soccer with saving him from a life of drug addiction. Although the singer has been sober for more than...

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Diddy Sings

21st August 2006 0:00

SEAN COMBS shows off his singing voice for the first time ever on his new album, after practicing for years in the shower. The rapper croons on the...

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Fascinating Fact 1981

21st August 2006 0:00

BEYONCE KNOWLES' little sister SOLANGE has launched a spin-off to the former DESTINY'S CHILD star's House of Dereon fashion line, called Dereon Girl.

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Wood's Artist Accomplishment

21st August 2006 0:00

ROLLING STONE RONNIE WOOD is the biggest selling print artist in America. The guitarist is an accomplished painter, but even he was astounded by his...

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Usher: 'I'll Keep Acting'

21st August 2006 0:00

USHER has vowed to continue acting, despite the failure of movie IN THE MIX, his first big screen lead role. The 2005 film was slated by critics and...

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Norton Took Break To Avoid Burnout

21st August 2006 0:00

EDWARD NORTON forced himself to take a break from his film career to avoid burning out after intense roles in FIGHT CLUB and 25th HOUR left him...

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Longoria Stunned By Labour Conditions For Us Immigrants

21st August 2006 0:00

EVA LONGORIA hopes her new documentary highlights the plight of Latin American immigrants trying to survive in the US, after spending a day working...

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The Things They Say 2697

21st August 2006 0:00

"I don't think anyone will give me a shot at SHAKESPEARE... I don't think they can see me like that - in the wig and the tie." Tough guy JASON...

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Knowles Patriach Takes Credit For Luckett Success

21st August 2006 0:00

BEYONCE KNOWLES' manager father MATHEW is taking credit for the success of former DESTINY'S CHILD singer LeTOYA LUCKETT's debut album, claiming he...

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Timberlake Unhappy With Drug Interview

21st August 2006 0:00

Pop star JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has accused a British newspaper of twisting comments he made about drugs. In a recent interview with Sunday newspaper The...

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The Things They Say 2696

21st August 2006 0:00

"My husband's way smarter than the people I've dated before." CHRISTINA AGUILERA sings the praises of her new husband JORDAN BRATMAN.

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Kutcher And Moore's Relationship Is Friction-free

21st August 2006 0:00

Celebrity couple ASHTON KUTCHER and DEMI MOORE's marriage works because they refuse to argue with each other. The pair will celebrate their first...

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Minnelli Thrills Fan With Leftover Fries

21st August 2006 0:00

Legendary singer LIZA MINNELLI thrilled a fan when she stopped for a post-show snack in New York by giving him her leftover french fries. Minnelli...

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Fascinating Fact 1980

21st August 2006 0:00

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA was once hired as an extra on FRIENDS but the scene she was scheduled to appear in was scrapped before it was...

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Jackman Satisfied To Be Second Choice

21st August 2006 0:00

HUGH JACKMAN insists he is happy to take on movie roles other actors have turned down - even though he knows he wasn't the first choice for the part....

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Bono Launches T-shirt Line For Africa

21st August 2006 0:00

Rocker and humanitarian BONO is hoping to save lives in Lesotho, Africa by selling T-shirts. The U2 star has recruited celebrities like LINDSAY...

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Jackson Shocked By Barr's Naked Photos

21st August 2006 0:00

SAMUEL L JACKSON was stunned when he bought ROSEANNE BARR's former home and was told she had hidden naked pictures of herself all over the house. ...

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Cruz Not Ready For Marriage

21st August 2006 0:00

PENELOPE CRUZ has hit back at rumours she longs to settle down and start a family, claiming she is not sure she even believes in marriage. The...

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Cowell Struggles To Contain His Opinions

21st August 2006 0:00

AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL is struggling to keep his opinions to himself on his new US show AMERICA'S GOT TALENT. The British music mogul has...

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Jagger's Swipe At Stadium Fiasco

21st August 2006 0:00

SIR MICK JAGGER kicked off the British leg of THE ROLLING STONES' world tour last night (20AUG06), with a cheeky swipe at the venue fiasco that...

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Kutcher Felt Immediate Connection With Moore

21st August 2006 0:00

ASHTON KUTCHER has rubbished claims he began dating DEMI MOORE as a publicity stunt and insists the two felt an immediate connection. The couple...

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Braff Leaving Scrubs For Big Screen

21st August 2006 0:00

ZACH BRAFF loves making movies so much, he has quit his role in SCRUBS to concentrate on his film career. Braff, who plays DR JOHN 'JD' DORIAN in...

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Robbie Williams: 'I'll Never Marry'

21st August 2006 0:00

Single pop heartthrob ROBBIE WILLIAMS has vowed never to marry, because he isn't capable of remaining faithful. The singer has dated sexy...

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Lopez's Ex Takes Justin's Sexyback To Vegas

21st August 2006 0:00

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is set to raise temperatures in Las Vegas, Nevada after giving a risque late night revue permission to recreate his new hit...

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Cruz Wants Teen Mags Shut Down

21st August 2006 0:00

Hollywood PENELOPE CRUZ has attacked teenage magazines for promoting unhealthy role models for young girls. The actress describes the influence such...

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Collette Glad She Didn't Win Oscar

21st August 2006 0:00

Actress TONI COLLETTE was relieved she missed out on the Best Supporting Oscar she was nominated for in 2000, because she was too nervous to have...

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Kylie Ready For Kids

21st August 2006 0:00

KYLIE MINOGUE will celebrate beating cancer by starting a family with boyfriend OLIVIER MARTINEZ, her singer sister DANNII claims. Dannii can't wait...

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Kylie Bows To Fan Pressure And Adds Tour Dates

21st August 2006 0:00

Cancer survivor KYLIE MINOGUE has added extra dates to the UK leg of her SHOWGIRLS tour, after being overwhelmed by fans' response to her comeback. ...

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Gyllenhaal Contemplated Quitting Career

21st August 2006 0:00

SECRETARY star MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL considered giving up acting after repeatedly being told she wasn't pretty or sexy enough to land roles. The...

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Robbie Williams Defends 'Cruising' Michael

21st August 2006 0:00

ROBBIE WILLIAMS has defended pop pal GEORGE MICHAEL after the singer was caught at a notorious gay 'cruising' spot, insisting he'd do the same if he...

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A Lifetime Of Lies Puts Connery Off Autobiography

21st August 2006 0:00

SIR SEAN CONNERY has abandoned plans to write an autobiography, because it would be impossible to right all the wrongs already written about him. A...

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Davies Scraps Doctor Who Spin-off

21st August 2006 0:00

DOCTOR WHO writer RUSSELL T DAVIS has scrapped plans for a spin-off featuring the Time Lord's sidekick ROSE TYLER, for fear it would "spoil" the...

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The Things They Say 2695

21st August 2006 0:00

"It's an island of women and NICOLAS CAGE; that sounds an evenly matched game to me." Director NEIL LaBUTE describes his remake of THE WICKER MAN.

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Madonna's Nuclear Solution

21st August 2006 0:00

Religious queen of pop MADONNA has reportedly written to the British Government urging them to use Kabbalah water to clean radioactive waste. ...

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Snoop Calls For Racial Harmony

21st August 2006 0:00

Rap peacemaker SNOOP DOGG is calling on the black and Hispanic communities to unite and end months of violence between them in Los Angeles. Snoop's...

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Theron Defends Her Cuba Movie

21st August 2006 0:00

CHARLIZE THERON has hit out at claims a new documentary made by her production company shows a pro-American view of Cuba. EAST OF HAVANA tells the...

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Lilly Faces Plane Boredom

21st August 2006 0:00

LOST star EVANGELINE LILLY is dreading flying following the strict new security measures enforced to avert terrorist attacks on planes - because she...

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The Things They Say 2698

21st August 2006 0:00

"I thought God had blessed me in other ways and love wasn't meant to be for me. I was picturing myself as being, like, 85 and all alone. And I was...

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Magera's Uncle Arrested For Child Sex Assault

21st August 2006 0:00

The uncle of VIVA LA BAM star BAM MARGERA has been arrested and charged with two counts of sexual assault on a child. VINCENT 'DON VITO' MARGERA,...

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The Things They Say 2701

21st August 2006 0:00

"I was expecting more dancing from the dude, you know. But he's OK. He's doing his thing." Reggae star SEAN PAUL rates KEVIN FEDERLINE's debut live...

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Elton John And Beyonce To Be X Factor Judges?

21st August 2006 1:40

Pop superstars SIR ELTON JOHN and BEYONCE KNOWLES are being lined to become guest judges on British TV talent show THE X FACTOR. Show bosses want...

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Amazon Close To Launching Movie Download Service?

21st August 2006 18:16

Long-circulating rumors that Amazon.com would soon launch a movie downloading service picked up momentum over the weekend as bloggers discovered what...

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Studios Churning Out New High-definition Releases

21st August 2006 18:16

The major studios are gambling that the public will be making the switch to high-definition DVD players by Christmas time and are aggressively...

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Tribune, Sun Times Critics To Face Off

21st August 2006 18:16

As Chicago Tribune TV columnist Phil Rosenthal put in on Sunday, "The old tradition of Chicago's two major daily newspapers challenging one another...

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Snakes Goes "Hisssss"

21st August 2006 18:16

New Line Cinema landed on its asp over the weekend as the highly hyped Snakes on a Plane, which analysts had expected would take in more than $30...

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Echostar Tries To Keep Dvr's From Being Shut Down

21st August 2006 18:16

EchoStar Communications, which operates the DISH satellite-TV service, was able to persuade a federal appeals court on Friday to block a district...

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Fox To Let Affiliates Air Hit Shows -- Free

21st August 2006 18:16

With TV networks increasingly finding themselves at loggerheads with local affiliates over plans to make TV series available on the Internet, Fox is...

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South Park Learns Not To Mess With Tom Cruise

21st August 2006 18:16

An episode of The Simpsons, "The Seemingly Neverending Story," beat out "Trapped in a Closet," the Tom Cruise/Scientology episode of South Park, to...

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"Breaking News" Broken?

21st August 2006 18:16

The story of the arrest of a suspect in the JonBenet Ramsey case pushed aside seemingly more important matters including Iran's test of long-range...

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Couric To Ride The Bus -- Every Bus

21st August 2006 18:16

The face of Katie Couric will appear on every single bus in the city of New York as part of an unprecedented $10-million campaign to promote her...

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