Music, Movie and Entertainment News 21st December 2004

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Iglesias Is 'Still A Bachelor'

21st December 2004 3:06

LATEST: Fans of ENRIQUE IGLESIAS and admirers of ANNA KOURNIKOVA are breathing a sigh of relief after learning the stars have yet to wed - despite...

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Judge Rejects Delay In Michael Jackson Trial

21st December 2004 3:06

LATEST: A judge has denied a bid by MICHAEL JACKSON's lawyers to throw out the child molestation charges against the star and delay the start of...

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Usher 'Ends Campbell Romance'

21st December 2004 3:06

LATEST: R+B heart-throb USHER has allegedly ended his three-month relationship with supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL - because the catwalk beauty...

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Lavigne Starts Up Hockey Tradition

21st December 2004 3:06

Canadian singer AVRIL LAVIGNE has started a new tradition with her bandmates - playing ice hockey against her record company at New York city's...

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Twain Horrified By Unauthorised Tv Movie

21st December 2004 3:06

Country star SHANIA TWAIN is horrified after learning that an unauthorised TV movie is being planned about her life. The MAN! I FEEL LIKE A...

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Busted Star 'Threatened To Quit During Live Show'

21st December 2004 3:06

BUSTED star CHARLIE SIMPSON allegedly threatened to announce his departure from the band during a live performance at London's Wembley Arena last...

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Madonna's 'Diva Demands' At Versace Shoot

21st December 2004 3:06

Pop superstar MADONNA allegedly shocked assistants at her recent photo shoot for fashion giant VERSACE - by preparing a staggering list of...

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Streisand Attacks Us Secretary Of State

21st December 2004 3:06

Singing legend BARBRA STREISAND has blamed US Secretary of State CONDOLEEZZA RICE for the death of 100,000 Iraqis. The 62-year-old diva is a...

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Drastic Security Measures For Osbourne And Cowell's Showdown

21st December 2004 3:06

Organisers of tomorrow's (22DEC04) BRITISH COMEDY AWARDS have hired extra security because they're terrified the feud between SHARON OSBOURNE and...

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Beckham Records Christmas Message For The Troops

21st December 2004 3:06

Soccer superstar DAVID BECKHAM has recorded an emotional Christmas message for British soldiers in Iraq, thanking them for putting his troubled...

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Garner Missed Affleck On Elektra Set

21st December 2004 3:06

Actress JENNIFER GARNER has spoken out for the first time about her romance wit BEN AFFLECK, declaring how much she missed him while she was...

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Aniston Removes Wedding Ring

21st December 2004 3:06

Actress JENNIFER ANISTON has fuelled speculation her marriage to BRAD PITT is in turmoil - by taking off her wedding ring. Rumours the...

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Snipes Sues New York City

21st December 2004 3:06

BLADE star WESLEY SNIPES filed a lawsuit against New York City yesterday (20DEC04), charging its officials with having no jurisdiction to arrest...

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Morissette Hopes To Alter Image With New Tv Show

21st December 2004 3:06

ALANIS MORISSETTE is hoping her new TV show will shatter people's assumptions she's a meditating vegan. The Canadian singer recently announced...

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Cleese's Roman Rant Voted Funniest Movie Scene

21st December 2004 3:06

British actor JOHN CLEESE's rant against Romans in movie comedy MONTY PYTHON'S LIFE OF BRIAN has been voted the funniest film scene of all time. ...

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Evans Joins Magic Roundabout Cast

21st December 2004 3:06

British actor LEE EVANS is thrilled he's won a role opposite ROBBIE WILLIAMS, KYLIE MINOGUE and BILL NIGHY in the movie remake of children's TV...

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Alley Becomes Jenny Craig Spokeswoman

21st December 2004 3:06

Hollywood actress KIRSTIE ALLEY is set to make more cash from her weight gain - by signing up as the new celebrity spokesperson for JENNY CRAIG. ...

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Bing Pens Festive Love Poem For Kidman

21st December 2004 3:06

NICOLE KIDMAN's lover STEVE BING is so determined to get her in a romantic mood over the Christmas period - he's written a festive love poem for...

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Stamos Desperate For New Love

21st December 2004 3:06

Actor JOHN STAMOS is still finding it difficult to start a relationship since his split with REBECCA ROMIJN-STAMOS - because he's "not good" at...

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Poker Blunder Lands Waits Domino Role

21st December 2004 9:33

Veteran singer TOM WAITS has agreed to star in forthcoming movie DOMINO as a forfeit for losing a poker game with the film's producers. The...

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Lavigne's Bad Hair Day

21st December 2004 9:33

Canadian singer AVRIL LAVIGNE was furious after stylists on her forthcoming music video accidentally dyed her hair pink, a day before her...

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P Diddy's $8,000 Drinking Spree

21st December 2004 9:33

Rap mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS shocked bar tenders at an exclusive Los Angeles bar last week (ends17DEC04) by spending a staggering $8,000...

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Audience Member Tells Of Damageplan Gig Horror

21st December 2004 9:33

LATEST: More horrific details have emerged of the moment ex-PANTERA guitarist 'DIMEBAG' DARRELL ABBOTT was shot dead onstage in Columbus, Ohio,...

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Bilson's Dirty Face Theory

21st December 2004 9:33

THE OC star RACHEL BILSON refused to wash her face when she was growing up - because she believed dirt would stop her from getting pimples. The...

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Penn's Crush On Gardner

21st December 2004 9:33

OSCAR winner SEAN PENN has confessed his secret Hollywood crush - late screen siren AVA GARDNER. The MYSTIC RIVER actor admits he's entranced by...

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Duchovny And Leoni Dreaming Of A White Christmas

21st December 2004 9:33

DAVID DUCHOVNY and TEA LEONI have left Los Angeles for the holidays to give their children their first ever Christmas in their native New York...

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Beckinsale Always Dreads New Year's Eve

21st December 2004 9:33

British actress KATE BECKINSALE is dreading the arrival of New Year's Eve (31DEC04) - because she always tries to give up smoking and fails within...

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Winfrey Finally Feels Like An Adult

21st December 2004 9:33

OPRAH WINFREY's life changed dramatically when she turned 50 - she finally feels like an adult. The billionaire talk show host, who celebrated...

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Hayek And Cruz's Fun-filled Filming

21st December 2004 9:33

Latina beauties PENELOPE CRUZ and SALMA HAYEK found filming new movie BANDIDAS easy, because both stars' first language is Spanish. Spaniard...

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Alley Blames Elastic For Not Noticing Weight Gain

21st December 2004 9:33

Former CHEERS star KIRSTIE ALLEY blames her love of elastic-waisted skirts for failing to realise her increasing weight. The actress became a...

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Streisand: 'Focker Role Was An Experiment'

21st December 2004 9:33

Singer and actress BARBRA STREISAND only agreed to star in sequel MEET THE FOCKERS to confirm she can still act after a break of nearly two decades...

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Jagger's Daughter Launches Property Company

21st December 2004 9:33

SIR MICK JAGGER'S daughter JADE has joined forces with celebrated interior designers JOHN HITCHCOX and PHILIPPE STARCK to create her own...

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Stars Create Christmas Cards

21st December 2004 9:33

Handmade holiday cards created by such stars as JAY-Z, JESSICA SIMPSON and shock jock HOWARD STERN are being auctioned off on website eBAY. ...

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Toby Keith Makes The 'Most Impact' On Country Charts

21st December 2004 9:33

TOBY KEITH has been named the artist with the strongest impact on the country charts this year (04) by BILLBOARD magazine. The trade publication...

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Sambora Avoids Oprah

21st December 2004 9:33

BON JOVI rocker RICHIE SAMBORA tries his best to avoid OPRAH WINFREY's chat show - because his wife HEATHER LOCKLEAR always watches it late at...

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Flack To Start Up New York Music School

21st December 2004 9:33

GRAMMY-winning soul veteran ROBERTA FLACK is transforming two abandoned buildings in Harlem, New York, into a music school. The facility will...

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Brook Shuns Naked Men

21st December 2004 13:56

KELLY BROOK is so scared of making new beau BILLY ZANE jealous - she turned down a free night out with sexy male dancers. The 25-year-old...

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Dicaprio's Titanic Night Out

21st December 2004 13:56

Actor LEONARDO DiCAPRIO has proved he's taking full advantage of his prolonged spell away from girlfriend GISELE BUNDCHEN - by visiting three clubs...

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Eastwood Car's Big Sale

21st December 2004 13:56

LATEST: Hollywood legend CLINT EASTWOOD's prized 1966 BERLINETTA FERRARI car has sold for $474,308 (GBP249,636) at auction, meeting original...

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Blanchett A 'Genius Chameleon'

21st December 2004 13:56

CATE BLANCHETT is an acting "genius", according to her THE AVIATOR co-star LEONARDO DiCAPRIO. DiCaprio was hugely impressed with the way...

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Kingsley: 'Call Me Sir Ben'

21st December 2004 13:56

British actor SIR BEN KINGSLEY is so proud of his knighthood he reportedly sent a letter to all his friends and colleagues insisting they use the...

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Beckinsale In Diamond Controversy

21st December 2004 13:56

A charity has criticised KATE BECKINSALE for wearing DE BEERS diamonds to the London premiere of her new movie THE AVIATOR - because of the way the...

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Parker Blasts Stone's Turkey Apology

21st December 2004 13:56

OLIVER STONE has come under fire for travelling to Turkey to apologise for his movie MIDNIGHT EXPRESS - by the film's director SIR ALAN PARKER. ...

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Clooney Engaged To Snowdon?

21st December 2004 13:56

Hollywood star GEORGE CLOONEY has become the latest subject of engagement reports, after his girlfriend LISA SNOWDON was photographed wearing a...

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Barker: 'My Show Will Be The Real Deal'

21st December 2004 13:56

BLINK 182 rocker TRAVIS BARKER insists his forthcoming reality TV series will be as true-to-life as possible. Drummer Barker, his actress wife...

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Black Crowe Worried About Flying Alone

21st December 2004 13:56

Former BLACK CROWE RICH ROBINSON worried about replicating the success of his former band when he first embarked on a solo career. The REMEDY...

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Katona Told To Rest

21st December 2004 13:56

KERRY KATONA has been ordered by doctors to put her hectic career on hold now she's left the London clinic where she was being treated for...

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Keane Fight Through Fame

21st December 2004 13:56

Polite British band KEANE have come close to physically attacking each other on several occasions this year (04) - in reaction to their dramatic...

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Davis Backs Hunters

21st December 2004 13:56

KORN rocker JONATHAN DAVIS has hit out at the recently banned British practice of fox hunting, and vowed to break the law and take part when he...

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Lopez Previews Collection At Nyc Fashion Week

21st December 2004 13:56

Latina superstar JENNIFER LOPEZ will showcase her new designs on the catwalks of New York Fashion week in February (05). The singer's new J.LO...

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Doherty's Drug Chat For Intellectuals

21st December 2004 13:56

Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY is poised to stun fans when he appears on high-brow British TV show NEWSNIGHT to discuss his drug addiction. The...

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Destiny's Child: 'Don't Copy Our Image'

21st December 2004 13:56

DESTINY'S CHILD have urged their impressionable female fans to quit copying their body image - and allow themselves to sample the culinary treats...

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Kirstie Alley's Closet Monkey

21st December 2004 13:56

Former CHEERS star KIRSTIE ALLEY has an unusual addition to her closet at home - a pet monkey. The actress, who has attracted headlines over the...

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Blake Couldn't Find A Hitman, Court Hears

21st December 2004 19:54

Actor ROBERT BLAKE murdered his celebrity-obsessed wife BONNY LEE BAKLEY after he failed to enlist a hitman to do the job, a Los Angeles court has...

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Blue Star's Cinema Treat For Daughter

21st December 2004 19:54

BLUE star SIMON WEBBE has demonstrated to his daughter the advantages of having a famous father - by hiring an entire cinema for her exclusive...

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Eve The Unusually Named Rapper

21st December 2004 19:54

Rapper EVE considers herself different to most hip-hop stars, because her stage moniker is her birth name. The WHO'S THAT GIRL hitmaker, 26,...

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Keane: 'Mainstream Isn't Bad'

21st December 2004 19:54

KEANE have rejected complaints they're just another band churning out popular rock ballads, insisting cutting edge acts can also be branded...

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Ferdinand By Farmhouse Studio

21st December 2004 19:54

FRANZ FERDINAND singer ALEX KAPRANOS has paid out a massive $760,000 (GBP400,000) on a Scottish farmhouse - which they plan to convert into a...

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Streisand 'Hates' Stage

21st December 2004 19:54

Legendary star BARBRA STREISAND will never perform another play - because she hates the way she looks on stage. The veteran actress/singer...

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Canadians Campaign For U2 Gig

21st December 2004 19:54

Canadian U2 fans are campaigning for the Irish supergroup to perform in the country's capital Ottawa during their forthcoming HOW TO DISMANTLE AN...

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Lohan And Valderrama Back Together?

21st December 2004 19:54

Singer LINDSAY LOHAN has fuelled reports she's dating former love WILMER VALDERRAMA again, after shunning a launch party to dine with him. Last...

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Bono Blasts Heroin Users

21st December 2004 19:54

Rock icon BONO refuses to experiment with heroin, insisting it's ridiculous dabbling with a drug "that's bigger than you". The U2 frontman has...

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Electra's Musical Beginnings

21st December 2004 19:54

Sexy actress CARMEN ELECTRA refuses to acknowledge BAYWATCH as the series that propelled her to stardom. The busty beauty - wife of rocker DAVE...

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Nielsen To Strip On UK Tv

21st December 2004 19:54

Actress BRIGITTE NIELSEN plans to shock viewers of upcoming British reality TV show CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER - by wandering around the household nude...

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Johansson Keeps Allen's Secret

21st December 2004 19:54

SCARLETT JOHANSSON is amused by speculation about WOODY ALLEN's new London-based movie - because the gossips have not come close to getting it...

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Next Harry Potter Book Completed

21st December 2004 19:54

HARRY POTTER author JK ROWLING has completed the sixth novel in the fantasy series. The English writer had planned to announce details on...

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Sideways Triumph At Southeastern Critics Awards

21st December 2004 19:54

Road trip comedy SIDEWAYS has triumphed yet again with the critics after picking up Best Film and Best Director at this year's (04) SOUTHEASTERN...

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Alda Went Awol

21st December 2004 19:54

MASH TV star ALAN ALDA has confessed he used to go absent without leave while in boot camp in the 1950s, so he could visit his wife. The actor...

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Lyonne Arrested

21st December 2004 19:54

AMERICAN PIE star NATASHA LYONNE was arrested at her New York city home last Friday (17DEC04) after rowing with a neighbour and threatening their...

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Penn Escaped Attempted Murder Charge

21st December 2004 19:54

OSCAR winner SEAN PENN narrowly avoided being jailed for attempted murder while shooting 1986 movie SHANGHAI SURPRISE on the Chinese island of...

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Johansson Quizzes Mcgregor On His Travels

21st December 2004 21:22

SCARLETT JOHANSSON fears she's annoying movie co-star EWAN McGREGOR with her constant probing into his charity round-the-world bike trek. The...

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Electra Only Had Breast Job After Lump Extraction

21st December 2004 21:22

CARMEN ELECTRA has hailed women with small breasts, insisting she only underwent enlargement surgery because she had to have a lump removed. The...

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Damon's Revenge On Clooney

21st December 2004 21:22

MATT DAMON has got the ultimate revenge on prank-playing pal GEORGE CLOONEY - and almost convinced him to jet to New York for no reason. Clooney...

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Bacon Reopens Old Wound

21st December 2004 21:22

Hollywood star KEVIN BACON is nursing a sore head after an accident in the kitchen re-opened an old wound. The HOLLOW MAN actor originally cut...

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Law To Buy Son A Snake

21st December 2004 21:22

ALFIE star JUDE LAW is considering buying his eight-year-old RAFFERTY a live snake for Christmas. The British actor, a father of three, admits...

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Dick Clark To Remain In Hospital Over Christmas

21st December 2004 21:22

American TV personality DICK CLARK is to spend the Christmas holidays in hospital where he's recovering from a mild stroke. Clark, who suffered...

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The Pitts Hit Out At Marriage Rift Rumours

21st December 2004 21:22

LATEST: Hollywood couple JENNIFER ANISTON and BRAD PITT have lashed out at reports their four-year marriage is in trouble, after the actress was...

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Franz Ferdinand Find New Fan In Young Jolie

21st December 2004 21:22

Scottish band FRANZ FERDINAND has a famous young fan - ANGELINA JOLIE's adopted son MADDOX. The stunning actress admits her two-year-old...

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Ludacris' Motorcycle Concerns

21st December 2004 21:22

Hip-hop star LUDACRIS has been hesitant about buying himself a motorcycle - because he's terrified he'll injure himself. The STAND UP rapper...

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Rhys-meyers To Play Elvis

21st December 2004 21:22

Irish actor JONATHAN RHYS-MEYERS has landed his biggest role to date - as legendary rocker ELVIS PRESLEY. The Dublin native, who has appeared in...

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Madonna Voted Worst Rock-star Actor Of All Time

21st December 2004 21:22

MADONNA's often-criticised movie career has landed her a new title - as the Worst Rock-Star Actor of All Time. While the Michigan native has...

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Bono Defends Band Aid 20

21st December 2004 21:22

BONO has staunchly defended the latest cover of charity tune DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS?, deeming it better than the original. The VERTIGO star...

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Jones Cancels Jakarta Gig Over Terrorist Fears

21st December 2004 21:22

Jazz star NORAH JONES has cancelled a concert in Indonesia after warnings of terrorist attacks. The COME AWAY WITH ME hitmaker was set to...

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