Music, Movie and Entertainment News 21st August 2008

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Paris Hilton Leads Itv2'S New Autumn Schedule

21st August 2008 0:13

Paris Hilton's search for a new best friend is one of the highlights of ITV2's autumn schedule, it has been revealed.The American socialite's quest...

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Juno Star And Hollyoaks Actress Feature In New Videogame

21st August 2008 0:13

A star of indie comedy Juno and a former Hollyoaks actress are to feature in live-action scenes in new videogame Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3.The...

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Damon A Dad Again

21st August 2008 0:36

Movie star MATT DAMON is a father again - his wife LUCIANA BARROSO gave birth to the couple's second child on Wednesday (20Aug08). Little Gia Zavala...

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Madonna Upset Over Family Snapshots

21st August 2008 1:39

MADONNA has fallen out with her father after he handed over family photos to her brother CHRISTOPHER CICCONE for his revealing new expose. Ciccone's...

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Slipknot Star: 'We're Not To Blame For Sword Slaying'

21st August 2008 1:40

LATEST: SLIPKNOT star COREY TAYLOR insists his heavy metal group are not responsible for a slaying in South Africa, which left a teenage student...

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Def Leppard Rocker: 'Piracy Is Keeping Us Rocking'

21st August 2008 1:40

DEF LEPPARD rocker VIVIAN CAMPBELL has credited music piracy with helping the band find a new, younger audience. While many big names in the music...

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Farrell Rules Out Another Jane's Addiction Reunion

21st August 2008 1:40

The JANE'S ADDICTION reunion appears to be over after just one show - frontman PERRY FARRELL insists another concert is unlikely. The original group...

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Minogue A Target Of Bitter Wannabe

21st August 2008 1:40

Pop star DANNII MINOGUE has revealed she had to hire a bodyguard after a wannabe she rejected, as a judge on British TV show X FACTOR, turned on...

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Nelly + Ashanti Play Perfect Couple In Good Good Video

21st August 2008 1:40

Hip-hop power couple ASHANTI and NELLY have teamed up for another video - giving fans a glimpse of what life might be like for them when they wed. ...

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Home Run For Ludacris

21st August 2008 1:40

Rapper LUDACRIS is crusading to get hip-hop fans into baseball. The Disturbing Tha Peace label boss has teamed up with Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim...

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Snot Reform For Hometown Show And New Album

21st August 2008 1:40

Punk group SNOT reformed for a concert in their native Santa Barbara, California on Wednesday (20Aug08) and announced plans to record a new album for...

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Faris + Mcphee Grew Up As Neighbours But Never Met

21st August 2008 1:40

Singer KATHARINE MCPHEE and actress ANNA FARIS spent their childhood summers a block away from each other but never actually met until they were...

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Fascinating Fact 5842

21st August 2008 1:40

Rapper BUSTA RHYMES made a triumphant return to U.S. cable channel BET's 106 + PARK video request show on Wednesday (20Aug08) to celebrate the hit...

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The Things They Say 9242

21st August 2008 1:40

"It was great and it was bad and it was cool and it was tedious sometimes and it was fun. And I'm now really happy to call her a friend. She's a...

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Fascinating Fact 5843

21st August 2008 1:41

Former SPICE GIRLS star MELANIE BROWN is helping to boost U.S. TV soap ALL MY CHILDREN's ratings by appearing in a new TV ad for the show. In the ad,...

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Damon A Dad Again

21st August 2008 1:41

Movie star MATT DAMON is a father again - his wife LUCIANA BARROSO gave birth to the couple's second child on Wednesday (20Aug08). Little Gia Zavala...

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Shia Labeouf's Crash Driver Cited

21st August 2008 1:41

The other driver involved in actor SHIA LaBEOUF's recent car crash has been cited for running a red light and causing the accident which put the...

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Garner: 'Yes, I'm Pregnant'

21st August 2008 1:41

Actress JENNIFER GARNER has confirmed she's pregnant with her second child. After weeks of speculation, the worst kept secret in Hollywood has been...

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Crowe/dicaprio Co-star Detained In Iran

21st August 2008 1:41

An Iranian actress who appears in RUSSELL CROWE and LEONARDO DiCAPRIO's new movie BODY OF LIES has been detained by authorities in her homeland after...

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Harmon Really Is Pregnant

21st August 2008 1:41

Actress ANGIE HARMON has confirmed she's pregnant just two weeks after her husband denied initial reports. Former American football star Jason...

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Howard Dismisses Marriage Rumours

21st August 2008 1:41

CRASH star TERRENCE HOWARD is laughing off reports he's set to remarry, insisting a concert prank went too far. The actor was serenading a longtime...

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Mario Lopez Plans Workout Video

21st August 2008 1:41

Actor MARIO LOPEZ is planning his own workout video, based on moves he learned as a contestant on TV talent show DANCING WITH THE STARS. The former...

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Screenwriter To Play Her Own Grandmother In War Drama

21st August 2008 1:41

Actress/screenwriter KATE CONNOR will play her own grandmother in a new film adaptation of her family's story of survival in World War Two. The...

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Stars To Compete With Brainy Kids On Tv Show

21st August 2008 1:41

GENE SIMMONS, JENNIE GARTH and DEAN CAIN are to put their smarts on the line and compete with pre-teens in upcoming celebrity match-ups on hit U.S....

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Beckham Tops Abs List

21st August 2008 1:41

Soccer stud DAVID BECKHAM has beaten out TV stars ROBERT BUCKLEY and MARIO LOPEZ to land at the top of a new poll to find the owner of Hollywood's...

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Fascinating Fact 5844

21st August 2008 1:41

The producers of controversial U.S. drama GOSSIP GIRL have taken to using harsh criticism to advertise the show - one billboard on Los Angeles'...

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The Things They Say 9243

21st August 2008 1:42

"I hope it turns out to be a really great show for my dad's legacy, and because I was originally a part of it." TORI SPELLING has no hard feelings...

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Fascinating Fact 5845

21st August 2008 1:42

Former South African President NELSON MANDELA has signed over his Cape Town home to the city for use as a living museum. The project - announced on...

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Fascinating Fact 5846

21st August 2008 1:42

Movie star TERRENCE HOWARD's first single, SANCTUARY, was inspired by HEIDI KLUM and SEAL's romance.

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The Things They Say 9244

21st August 2008 1:42

"There was one wig for a scene that was about two feet high. I couldn't lift my head, it was so heavy. Halfway through a scene Saul (Dibb, director)...

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Madonna + Ritchie Cleared Over Pub Price Fixing

21st August 2008 7:09

The London pub part-owned by MADONNA and GUY RITCHIE has been cleared of price fixing. The Hollywood couple bought shares worth $5 million (GBP2.5...

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Slipknot Cancel U.k. Festival

21st August 2008 7:09

SLIPKNOT have pulled the plug on their appearance at a U.K music festival to allow drummer JOEY JORDISON to recover from a broken ankle. The band...

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U.k Government Deny Glitter Passport Blunder

21st August 2008 7:09

The U.K government has denied a "passport blunder" helped Gary Glitter miss a scheduled flight to Britain. Glitter - real name Paul Gadd - was...

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Page + Lewis To Close Olympics

21st August 2008 7:09

JIMMY PAGE will team up with British singer LEONA LEWIS to perform LED ZEPPELIN's rock classic WHOLE LOTTA LOVE at the closing ceremony of the...

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Wilson Walks For A Good Sandwich

21st August 2008 7:09

BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON is such a fan of the Beverly Glen Deli in Los Angeles he takes a daily five-mile hike to get a sandwich there. The...

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Hawkins' Royal Inspiration

21st August 2008 7:10

THE DARKNESS star JUSTIN HAWKINS found royal inspiration for his debut track - British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II's granddaughter was his muse. ...

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Monae Brings Out The Stars

21st August 2008 7:10

Pop newcomer JANELLE MONAE is attracting all the big guys to her concerts - the funky singer's two shows at Los Angeles' Viper Room on Monday...

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Fascinating Fact 5847

21st August 2008 7:10

AMY WINEHOUSE is the star of a new online computer game called ESCAPE FROM REHAB. Players follow the singer as she tries to get out of rehab to...

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Johansson Delays Wedding?

21st August 2008 7:10

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has reportedly postponed her wedding - because it clashes with the U.S presidential elections. The actress - who has publicly...

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Death Race Producers Accused Of Plagiarism

21st August 2008 7:10

The producers of upcoming movie DEATH RACE have been accused of copyright infringement. Writer Adam Stone claims producer/director Paul W.S....

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Bond Book 'Too Old' For Big Screen

21st August 2008 7:10

Film bosses have turned down the chance to adapt the latest JAMES BOND book for the big screen - because its plot is too old-fashioned. Devil May...

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Blunt Is Elton's Juliet

21st August 2008 7:10

EMILY BLUNT is set to replace fellow Brit KATE WINSLET in SIR ELTON JOHN's movie GNOMEO AND JULIET. The musician is behind the animated adaptation...

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Radcliffe: 'I Will Never Regret Equus'

21st August 2008 7:10

HARRY POTTER star DANIEL RADCLIFFE is pleased he starred in theatre production EQUUS - because he is now deemed a serious actor. The 19-year-old...

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Bale Credits Horses With Success

21st August 2008 7:10

BATMAN star CHRISTIAN BALE has put his successful acting career down to skills he learned riding horses. The actor is a keen horse rider and insists...

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Fascinating Fact 5848

21st August 2008 7:10

GEORGE CLOONEY's ex-girlfriend SARAH LARSON is working on her own swimwear collection for designer CHRISTIAN AUDIGIER.

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The Things They Say 9245

21st August 2008 7:10

"I'm a person who got lucky very young." HARRY POTTER star DANIEL RADCLIFFE is grateful for his acting debut at age 11.

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The Things They Say 9246

21st August 2008 7:10

"I still go to the same grocery (store), the same salon and have the same friends... It was nice to go back to my bubble in Vegas and decompress."...

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China Sends Gary Glitter Back To Thailand

21st August 2008 8:26

Ex-pop star Gary Glitter has returned to Thailand after Chinese authorities refused his entry into Hong Kong.The Foreign Office was informed by...

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Slipknot Pull Out Of Reading And Leeds After Injury

21st August 2008 9:26

Slipknot have pulled out of this weekend's Reading and Leeds festivals after drummer Joey Jordison broke his ankle.The band issued a statement today...

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Warner Bros Apology For Harry Potter Film Delay

21st August 2008 9:46

Warner Bros studios have issued an apology to fans angry at the release of Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince being delayed by eight months.The...

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Oasis UK Tour Tickets Sell Out Within An Hour

21st August 2008 10:26

Tickets for Oasis' first UK tour in two years sold out in less than one hour on Wednesday morning.Some 180,000 tickets for the Mancunians' 18-date...

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Shilpa Wishes Former Big Brother Rival Jade Well

21st August 2008 11:16

Shilpa Shetty has offered her condolences to Jade Goody after the latter was diagnosed with cervical cancer.The Big Brother star had been appearing...

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Jane's Addiction 'Not Reforming'

21st August 2008 11:46

After much speculation about the possibility of a JANE'S ADDICTION reunion, frontman Perry Farrell has said it is definitely not going to happen.The...

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Spears And Timberlake To Duet?

21st August 2008 12:16

BRITNEY SPEARS will finally team up with her ex-boyfriend JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE for a song on her new album, according to reports. The follow up to...

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Coldplay To Release Surprise 2009 Album?

21st August 2008 12:16

COLDPLAY will release a follow-up to their recent album VIVA LA VIDA OR DEATH AND ALL HIS FRIENDS as early as next year (09), according to reports. ...

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Ne-yo Forgives Spears For Album Snub

21st August 2008 12:16

R+B singer NE-YO has forgiven BRITNEY SPEARS for not using any of his songs on her last album - insisting there is no "animosity" between the pair. ...

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Metallica Announce Cut-price Gigs

21st August 2008 12:16

Rockers METALLICA have announced plans to let their fans see them perform for just $10 (GBP5). The band will play two gigs - one in Berlin, Germany...

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Crowe Uses Free Music To Encourage Young Voters

21st August 2008 12:16

SHERYL CROW is giving away her music for free to urge young people to vote in the upcoming U.S. presidential elections. The Grammy-winner is...

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Marr Joins The Cribs

21st August 2008 12:16

Former THE SMITHS guitarist JOHNNY MARR has joined British rockers THE CRIBS. Since leaving the legendary band, Marr briefly performed with The...

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Allen Eyes Career Swap

21st August 2008 12:16

British pop star LILY ALLEN plans to swap her career in music for life as an architect if her new album flops. The Smile singer is set to release...

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Wire Hits Out At Star Collaborations

21st August 2008 12:17

MANIC STREET PREACHERS star NICKY WIRE has blasted musicians who collaborate with each other, branding the projects "pointless". The Welsh rockers...

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The Things They Say 9247

21st August 2008 12:17

"I had this tacky 'celebrity deejay' title, so no one took me seriously as a producer. They thought I washed PUFFY's champagne glasses."...

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Garner Pays Tribute To Late Make-up Artist

21st August 2008 12:17

LATEST: Actress JENNIFER GARNER has paid tribute to PAUL STARR - the Hollywood make-up artist who was found dead in Los Angeles on Monday (18Aug08). ...

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Hayek Sued Over Business Venture

21st August 2008 12:17

Hollywood actress SALMA HAYEK is facing legal action from a former employee - after a business venture went awry. The Ugly Betty star is being sued...

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Lohan + Ronson Snub Birthday Party

21st August 2008 12:17

SAMANTHA RONSON and her rumoured girlfriend LINDSAY LOHAN snubbed her own birthday celebrations on Tuesday (19Aug08) night - reportedly abandoning...

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Winfrey Denies Magazine Cover Snub

21st August 2008 12:17

TV mogul OPRAH WINFREY has denied snubbing her own magazine by refusing to pose for the front cover. The legendary chatshow host publishes her own...

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Clooney Buys Crash Victim New Car

21st August 2008 12:17

GEORGE CLOONEY bought a female fan a new car after damaging her vehicle in an accident. The Ocean Elevens star was driving in Pennabilli, Italy when...

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Mikkelsen Oblivious To Bond Movies

21st August 2008 12:17

JAMES BOND villain MADS MIKKELSEN had never seen any of the spy films before starring in CASINO ROYALE. The Danish born actor admits that he was...

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Osbourne To Star In Prison Reality Tv Show

21st August 2008 12:17

Rock offspring JACK OSBOURNE features in a new reality TV show, documenting life in prison. The 22-year-old son of Ozzy Osbourne was sent to Shelby...

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Fascinating Fact 5849

21st August 2008 12:17

British actor ORLANDO BLOOM has treated himself to a beat of a bike - the daredevil, who once smashed his spine in a fall, was spotted riding around...

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Glitter 'Agrees' To Return To UK

21st August 2008 13:17

Ex-pop star Gary Glitter has reportedly agreed to return to the UK after he was refused entry into Thailand and then Hong Kong.Glitter was released...

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Ben Affleck In Negotiations For Mike Judge Comedy

21st August 2008 13:17

Ben Affleck has signed on to flex his comedy muscles in new Mike Judge movie Extract.The Gone Baby Gone director will play an ambulance-chasing...

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Bourne Star Matt Damon Becomes Father For Second Time

21st August 2008 13:37

Matt Damon's wife Luciana has given birth to the couple's second daughter, it has been revealed.Gia Zavala Damon was born on Wednesday, the actor's...

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Fewer Blockbusters Hit Cineworld

21st August 2008 14:17

Cineworld has blamed a lack of summer blockbusters for lower admission figures to its chain for the first half of the year.Admissions were down...

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Former Popstar Kerry Katona Declared Bankrupt

21st August 2008 14:27

Ex-Atomic Kitten member Kerry Katona has been declared bankrupt at the high court.The former popstar was handed the bankruptcy order after failing to...

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Ll Cool J Slams Bush

21st August 2008 16:24

LL COOL J has launched a scathing attack on U.S. president GEORGE W. BUSH in a new song. Following in fellow rappers Nas and Q-Tip's footsteps, the...

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Glitter Heading Home?

21st August 2008 16:24

LATEST: Disgraced pop star GARY GLITTER is expected back in Britain Thursday morning (22Aug08) after officials in Thailand allegedly lost patience...

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Dmx's Reality Show

21st August 2008 16:24

Rapper DMX is set to star in a new reality TV show chronicling his many legal woes. DMX: This Life of Mine will follow the troubled star, real name...

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Duran Duran Stop Concert To Find Diamond

21st August 2008 16:24

Rockers DURAN DURAN were forced to halt a recent concert in France - after a fan lost her jewellery. The band was playing a gig at the Louvre art...

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Fascinating Fact 5850

21st August 2008 16:24

LED ZEPPELIN fans have posted pictures of frontman ROBERT PLANT, accompanied by the band's song CELEBRATION DAY, on video sharing website YouTube -...

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Katona Declares Bankruptcy

21st August 2008 16:24

British singer-turned-reality TV star KERRY KATONA has been declared bankrupt. The order was given on Thursday (21Aug08) after the 27-year-old...

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Report: Reno Has Heart Attack

21st August 2008 16:24

LEON star JEAN RENO has been rushed to hospital after suffering a serious heart attack, according to reports. The 60-year-old was on holiday on the...

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Fascinating Fact 5851

21st August 2008 16:24

New York City landmark the NAKED COWBOY - aka Robert Burck - is in talks with TV chiefs to host his own American Idol-style talent show - to find the...

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Applegate Carries On Filming

21st August 2008 16:24

Actress CHRISTINA APPLEGATE will continue shooting her U.S. TV series SAMANTHA WHO? as she undergoes reconstructive breast surgery following a double...

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Degeneres Hopes To Inspire Equal Rights With De Rossi Wedding

21st August 2008 16:24

Talk show queen ELLEN DeGENERES hopes her marriage to actress PORTIA DE ROSSI will inspire generations to become more open-minded about same-sex...

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Affleck To Take Backseat At Convention

21st August 2008 16:24

Actor BEN AFFLECK will not make a speech at the upcoming Democratic National Convention - because he doesn't want to steal BARACK OBAMA'S thunder. ...

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Dunst Rules Out Broadway

21st August 2008 16:24

Actress KIRSTEN DUNST has ruled out a career on Broadway - because she is terrified of singing live. The 26-year-old showed off her vocal talents...

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Efron: 'Mothers Adore Me'

21st August 2008 16:24

Teen heartthrob ZAC EFRON has a secret army of fans - middle-aged women go weak at the knees when they meet him. The High School Musical star says...

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Johansson: 'Hairy Myers Halted Filming'

21st August 2008 16:25

JONATHAN RHYS MEYERS was forced to halt filming on MATCH POINT while kissing co-star SCARLETT JOHANSSON - so that he could have a shave. Actor...

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Fascinating Fact 5852

21st August 2008 16:25

JERRY SEINFELD will appear alongside BILL GATES in a TV commercial advertising the mogul's company, Microsoft. The comedian will reportedly receive...

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Fascinating Fact 5853

21st August 2008 16:25

Brazilian supermodel ADRIANA LIMA and her husband-to-be, basketball star MARKO JARIC, are eyeing up a $7 million (GBP3.5 million) apartment in New...

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Olympic Juggernaut Presses On

21st August 2008 18:48

Analysts who had forecast a big drop in the ratings for the Summer Olympics during the second week are losing their bets. They're off -- but not by...

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Comcast Comes Up With Broadband "Compliance Plan"

21st August 2008 18:48

Subscribers to Comcast's broadband service who wish to continue making heavy use of BitTorrent peer-to-peer sites to download movies and such may...

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Tv Replays To Test Umpires

21st August 2008 18:48

Baseball fans in the stands and in front of their TV sets may have one thing less to boo the umpire about as a result of an agreement reached...

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France Outlaws Tv For Babies

21st August 2008 18:48

The French government appears determined to prevent a French version of News Corp's BabyFirstTV from appearing on any cable system in the country....

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What One Hand Giveth ...

21st August 2008 18:59

On the heels of a CNN announcement that it plans to set up bureaus manned by one person armed with camera and laptop in ten medium- to large-size...

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Nbc Acquires British Tv Production Company

21st August 2008 18:59

In what some interpreted as a hedge against another industry strike, NBC has acquired British TV drama producers Carnival for a reported $55.5...

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Dga Head Takes Aim At Sag

21st August 2008 18:59

The Directors Guild of America, which has signed an agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, has taken issue with the...

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Blu-ray Sales Fly Into The Blue

21st August 2008 18:59

After a rather slow start, sales of Blu-ray high-definition titles are accelerating and are likely to take off exponentially during the holiday...

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The Godfather Returns

21st August 2008 19:10

Paramount plans to roll out newly restored editions of Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather and The Godfather Part II in September prior to their...

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New Airline Broadband Service Allows Movie Rentals

21st August 2008 19:10

Giving air travelers the opportunity for the first time to "rent" movies streamed to their laptops, American Airlines on Wednesday launched Gogo, an...

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Stefani Checks Into Hospital To Give Birth

21st August 2008 19:20

GWEN STEFANI has checked into a Los Angeles, California hospital where she is scheduled to give birth to her second child with husband GAVIN...

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Rihanna Fires Business Manager Over 'Missing Money'

21st August 2008 19:20

RIHANNA has fired her business manager after discovering she is worth just $20,000 (GBP10,000), according to reports. Patricia Williams claims the...

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Simpson Attacks Underwood Over Romo

21st August 2008 19:20

Pop star JESSICA SIMPSON has lashed out at country singer CARRIE UNDERWOOD for insinuating she still keeps in touch with her American football star...

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Bachar Quits Pussycat Dolls

21st August 2008 19:20

PUSSYCAT DOLLS original CARMIT BACHAR has quit the all-girl group to produce and star in a touring revue. The singer will spearhead The Zodiac Show,...

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Paula Abdul Undergoes Neck Surgery

21st August 2008 19:20

PAULA ABDUL has undergone surgery on her neck to relieve pain she has suffered for the past 20 years. According to reports, the American Idol judge...

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Heart Condition Caused Rocker's Collapse

21st August 2008 19:20

LATEST: MACHINE HEAD rocker PHIL DEMMEL's collapse onstage in Virginia on Sunday (17Aug08) was caused by a heart condition he has suffered for 17...

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Producer Beatz Nears $1 Million Debt?

21st August 2008 19:20

Music producer SWIZZ BEATZ has reportedly been ordered to pay back over $842,644 (GBP421,322) to the U.S. government after failing to follow-through...

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Fascinating Fact 5854

21st August 2008 19:20

Chart-toppers RIHANNA, PINK, PARAMORE and T.I. are set to storm the MTV stage next month (Sep08), after joining the line-up of performers at the...

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Swayze 'Feeling Good' About Cancer Battle

21st August 2008 19:21

Cancer-battling actor PATRICK SWAYZE has echoed the praise he recently received from the TV chiefs of his show THE BEAST, insisting he's feeling...

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Thurman On Stalker Case: 'I Wasn't Being Courageous'

21st August 2008 19:21

Actress UMA THURMAN has no regrets about pressing charges against her stalker in a high-profile court case - because she was determined to do...

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Miller's London Home Defaced

21st August 2008 19:21

SIENNA MILLER has been targeted by vandals who have spray-painted an insult on the front wall of her London home. The Alfie actress' west London...

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Thurman Defends Paparazzi

21st August 2008 19:21

Actress UMA THURMAN has stepped out in defence of the paparazzi, insisting celebrity photographers are "just doing their jobs". The 38-year-old Kill...

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Restored Godfather Movies Return To Big Screen

21st August 2008 19:21

The first two GODFATHER movies have been restored and are returning to the big screen. Cleaned-up 35mm versions of the mafia epics - directed by...

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Fascinating Fact 5855

21st August 2008 19:21

"Am I comfortable running around naked? Well, I get paid to do it and I'll do anything for money, so yeah. It's just one of those things you have to...

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The Things They Say 9248

21st August 2008 19:21

"There are plenty of challenges that come from being a tall girl. Nobody would have thought I would have a 20-year career in front of me when I...

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Bb9 Mikey Enjoys Dance Task Despite 'Negativity'

21st August 2008 21:59

Big Brother 9 contestant Mikey has explained he loved the challenge of learning the dance to Michael Jackson's Thriller, despite "negative" attitudes...

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Beck Still Puzzled About Budding Director's Death

21st August 2008 22:10

Rocker BECK is still trying to make sense of the deaths of two acquaintances that have been linked to his Church of Scientology faith. Theresa...

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Madonna Plans For Tour Spectacular

21st August 2008 22:10

MADONNA's upcoming Sticky + Sweet shows will be split up into four sections - Pimp, Old School, Gypsy and Rave. The pop star's latest concert trek...

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Jeezy Thrilled Phelps Found Inspiration In His Music

21st August 2008 22:10

YOUNG JEEZY has discovered he was a big part of Olympics hero MICHAEL PHELPS' record-breaking eight gold medal run - the swimmer played the rapper's...

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Disneyland To Shut Down For Cyrus' 16th

21st August 2008 22:10

Teen pop sensation MILEY CYRUS is to stage her sweet 16 birthday party at Disneyland in California. The Hannah Montana star will shut down the...

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O'day Fights With Diddy

21st August 2008 22:10

DANITY KANE star AUBREY O'DAY risked ejection from the girl group when she clashed with svengali DIDDY during a reality TV show. The blonde and the...

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Earth, Wind + Fire Star Sues Over Termite-infested Condo

21st August 2008 22:10

EARTH, WIND + FIRE singer MAURICE WHITE is suing his California homeowners association - claiming plans to fumigate his condominium home could kill...

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Rihanna Disturbed By Idol Archuleta

21st August 2008 22:10

RIHANNA has scored a second week at the top of the U.S. pop charts, despite a challenge from AMERICAN IDOL runner-up DAVID ARCHULETA. The newcomer's...

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The Things They Say 9249

21st August 2008 22:11

“This is not the age for showing off. I’m just some old guy in the checkout line at the Home Depot, which is fine with me.” Crooner...

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The Things They Say 9250

21st August 2008 22:11

"People say the media is feeding the public's hunger for celebrity news, but that's the drug pusher's mentality. I don't think anybody would be...

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Spicy Food Caused Reno's 'Heart Attack'

21st August 2008 22:11

LATEST: French actor JEAN RENO's 'heart attack' was actually a bout of heartburn and gastroenteritis, according to his publicist. Reports suggested...

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Tequila's Girlfriend Cited For 'Beating A Bouncer'

21st August 2008 22:11

Model-turned-reality TV star TILA TEQUILA's socialite girlfriend COURTENAY SEMEL has been accused of assaulting a Las Vegas security guard. The...

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Paquin Learns To Pedal

21st August 2008 22:11

X-MEN star ANNA PAQUIN has treated herself to a new bicycle after learning to ride. The young actress has splashed out on a pink Hello Kitty Retro...

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Lamarr Kept Hitler's Sick Sex Tryst Keepsake

21st August 2008 22:11

Silver screen beauty HEDY LAMARR would have taken her HITLER sex secret to the grave with her had it not been for a keepsake cigarette case. The...

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Statham Dreams Of Marriage And Children

21st August 2008 22:11

Movie hardman JASON STATHAM is poking fun at his tough guy reputation, insisting he would one day love a wife and kids. The Snatch actor, who is...

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