Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 22nd April 2003

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Monica Lewinsky.s Dating Dilemma

22nd April 2003 2:08

Former WHITE HOUSE intern MONICA LEWSINKY is having great difficulty in her search for Mr Right - because many of the men she dates are stuck on her...

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O.connell Likens New Show To Miami Vice

22nd April 2003 2:08

Hollywood actor JERRY O'CONNELL promises his spin-off show from hit series CROSSING JORDAN will be a homage to '80s favourite MIAMI VICE. ...

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Bronte Classic Gets A Musical Twist

22nd April 2003 2:08

WUTHERING HEIGHTS, EMILY BRONTE's tragic tale of unrequited love, is set to be remade as an MTV musical. According to Hollywood trade paper...

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Harry Potter Racks Up Huge Sales

22nd April 2003 2:08

The video for hit movie HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS had fans out in large numbers - racking up a colossal $108 million (GBP72 million)...

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Silverstone Gets Reporter Gig

22nd April 2003 2:08

Sexy actress ALICIA SILVERSTONE has signed to star opposite SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR and FREDDIE PRINZE JR in the second installment of the SCOOBY-DOO...

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Oscars Move Prompts Other Awards Shows To Shift

22nd April 2003 2:08

The decision of OSCARS bosses to shift the ceremony from March to February has prompted a number of other awards shows to move their dates as well. ...

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Buscemi Protests Cutbacks On Fire Stations

22nd April 2003 2:08

FARGO star STEVE BUSCEMI has spoken out against proposals to close many of New York City's fire stations. Before becoming a Hollywood actor,...

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Winslet Dashes To Sick Gran.s Bedside

22nd April 2003 2:08

English rose KATE WINSLET has made a heartwarming dash from New York to England to attend the bedside of her frail grandmother. The TITANIC beauty...

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Farrell Crowes About Singing Career

22nd April 2003 2:08

Hollywood sex symbol COLIN FARRELL is reportedly ready to branch out into singing - with the help of RUSSELL CROWE. The hunky PHONE BOOTH star has...

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Christina Milian Dropped

22nd April 2003 2:08

R'n'B songstress CHRISTINA MILIAN has been dropped by her record label MERCURY RECORDS. The AM TO PM hitmaker enjoyed initial chart success with...

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Courtney Love Searches For A New Label

22nd April 2003 2:08

Rock chick COURTNEY LOVE is on the lookout for a new label deal - and is currently in talks with a host of companies willing to take her on. The...

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Jackson Hopes Pie Fight Will Help Win Fans Back

22nd April 2003 2:08

Troubled superstar MICHAEL JACKSON is hoping to win back American TV viewers by revealing his most playful moments - including a pie fight with...

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Kylie.s Loved Up Magical Mystery Tour

22nd April 2003 2:08

Sexy singer KYLIE MINOGUE and boyfriend OLIVIER MARTINEZ enjoyed being ordinary tourists last weekend (ends20APR03) - on a London bus tour. The...

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S Club Statement Confirms Split

22nd April 2003 2:08

LATEST: British pop outfit S CLUB have confirmed they have split - by releasing a statement. The band - JO O'MEARA, TINA BARRETT, RACHEL STEVENS,...

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Church.s Mum. Charlotte Has To Live Her Own Life

22nd April 2003 2:08

Teenage tearaway CHARLOTTE CHURCH has been given her mother's blessing to live her own life. Mum MARIA is sick of fighting with the precocious...

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Nina Simone Dies

22nd April 2003 2:08

Legendary jazz and blues singer NINA SIMONE has died - she was 70. Simone - who won critical acclaim and international fame with hits like MY BABY...

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Chiklis. Shield Coincidence

22nd April 2003 9:16

THE SHIELD star MICHAEL CHIKLIS had an eerie premonition he'd make it big as a rogue detective on TV - he and his wife had just started writing a...

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Leguizamo.s Speed Frenzy

22nd April 2003 9:16

JOHN LEGUIZAMO lived the life of a speed freak during the making of his new movie SPUN - thanks to a constant diet of coffee, tea and energy drink...

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Dillon Pushes Crew Too Far

22nd April 2003 9:16

MATT DILLON worked his crew so hard on the set of his directorial debut CITY OF GHOSTS - many ended up exhausted in hospital. The movie hunk made...

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Clint Fell Out With Ex Over Alison.s Film Debut

22nd April 2003 9:16

CLINT EASTWOOD fell out with his former wife MAGGIE JOHNSON when she heard he was casting their young daughter in a movie alongside hookers. ...

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Banderas. Play Tops Critics. Nominations

22nd April 2003 9:16

Spanish acting hunk ANTONIO BANDERAS' play NINE is sharing top place with critics' award nominations - with 12 nods apiece. The OUTER CRITICS...

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Hall Of Fame Boss Remorseful About Bull Durham Cancellation

22nd April 2003 9:16

LATEST: The man who cancelled SUSAN SARANDON and TOM ROBBINS' appearance at America's baseball HALL OF FAME has expressed regret at the way he...

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Dicaprio Honoured In Russia

22nd April 2003 9:16

The RUSSIAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL has awarded Hollywood hunk LEONARDO DICAPRIO its top accolade - the TOWER AWARD - for his contribution to...

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Zeta.jones Gives Birth To Girl

22nd April 2003 9:16

Hollywood star CATHERINE ZETA-JONES has given birth to a healthy baby girl. The OSCAR-winning Welsh actress gave birth to CARYS ZETA DOUGLAS - who...

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Wahlberg Proud To Spend Time With Old Soldier In His Final Year

22nd April 2003 9:16

Former NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK star DONNIE WAHLBERG's greatest achievement is giving an old soldier the greatest year of his life. The former pop...

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Third Eye Kinks

22nd April 2003 9:16

THIRD EYE BLIND will join the likes of VANESSA CARLTON, LEANN, RIMES, USHER, B2K and ASHANTI by appearing as their heroes in hit American TV show...

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Patriotic Skynyrd Score Another Hit

22nd April 2003 9:16

A new wave of American patriotism has helped give rockers LYNYRD SKYNYRD their first hit in more than two decades. Proud US natives are rushing...

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Jessica Simpson Mad At Girls Gone Wild

22nd April 2003 9:16

Clean-cut singer JESSICA SIMPSON is fuming - after she was tricked into doing a promotional slot for the controversial GIRLS GONE WILD videos. And...

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Jones Lets Fans Down

22nd April 2003 9:16

Welsh superstar TOM JONES disappointed hundreds of eager fans by not turning up to a champagne party - because he was too tired. The legendary...

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Kylie Eyes R.n.b Career Change

22nd April 2003 9:16

Pop beauty KYLIE MINOGUE is hoping to cement her international success - by transforming into an R'n'B star. The CAN'T GET YOU OUTTA MY HEAD...

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Simone Draws Civil Rights Tributes

22nd April 2003 9:16

The world of jazz has paid tribute to singer NINA SIMONE - and the legendary singer has been hailed for her role in the civil rights movement. ...

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Tatu Invite Schoolgirls On Stage

22nd April 2003 9:16

LATEST: Tickets for TATU's two British dates are selling so poorly the lesbian duo have been forced to take controversial action - they're inviting...

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Charlie.s Dirty Weekends

22nd April 2003 13:40

CHARLIE SHEEN helped spark up his sex life with his fellow actress wife DENISE RICHARDS by taking her for raunchy weekends in his old bachelor pad. ...

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Perry Wants To Show His Dark Side

22nd April 2003 13:40

FRIENDS funnyman MATTHEW PERRY wants to use his previous battles with drink and drugs to show off his darker side. Perry, who is opening in DAVID...

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Sellers Biographer Delighted With All.star Film

22nd April 2003 13:40

The biographer of PETER SELLERS is delighted with a new film adaptation of his book on the legendary actor - because stars like GEOFFREY RUSH and...

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Mariel Hemingway. Suicide.s Not For Me

22nd April 2003 13:40

Screen star MARIEL HEMINGWAY is vowing to stay in control of her life - even though five members of her family have committed suicide. The...

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Hoffman.s Naive Graduate Driving

22nd April 2003 13:40

Hollywood legend DUSTIN HOFFMAN performed all the high-speed driving scenes in classic sixties film THE GRADUATE himself - because he was too...

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Affleck Has To Book Time With J.lo

22nd April 2003 13:40

Actor BEN AFFLECK has gone to great lengths to see his fiancee JENNIFER LOPEZ - and after booking time with the star through her secretary. ...

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Minnie And Perry Just Friends

22nd April 2003 13:40

FRIENDS star MATTHEW PERRY and actress MINNIE DRIVER are sparking reports of a romance between the pair - after they were spotted out together in...

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Burton Family Denies Under.age Affair

22nd April 2003 13:40

LATEST: The family of late actor RICHARD BURTON has denied allegations he had an affair with a 14-year-old girl. ROSEMARY KINGSLAND claims in a...

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Westlife.s Kian Breaks Diet

22nd April 2003 13:40

Irish hunks WESTLIFE may be under orders from manager LOUIS WALSH to get in shape for their tour - but KIAN EGAN keeps cooking fatty foods. The...

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Queens To Be Properly Dressed

22nd April 2003 13:40

Rockers QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE have one pledge for their summer of festival touring - they won't be playing naked. Band member NICK OLIVERI was...

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Atomic Look Back At Fallout

22nd April 2003 13:40

Pop beauties ATOMIC KITTEN were so desperate to find a replacement for singer KERRY KATONA they recruited JENNY FROST in a toilet. The TIDE IS...

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Sinatra Family Rift Continues

22nd April 2003 13:40

Bad feeling continues to plague the family of FRANK SINATRA - daughter NANCY and the late singing legend's fourth wife BARBARA shocked each other...

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Church Gets Her Own Way

22nd April 2003 13:40

Troubled teen CHARLOTTE CHURCH is taking on a massive responsibility - the opera singer's now in charge of her own business affairs. The young...

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Geri.s Gym Rage

22nd April 2003 13:40

Former SPICE GIRL GERI HALLIWELL is failing to win friends at her gym in west London. According to Britain's DAILY MAIL newspaper, the BAG IT UP...

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Dixie Chicks Still Popular

22nd April 2003 13:40

The DIXIE CHICKS are showing no signs of losing fans when it comes to shifting concert tickets - despite lashing out at American President GEORGE W...

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Shooting At So Solid Crew Party

22nd April 2003 13:40

A man has been shot dead at a party celebrating the release of a new single from SO SOLID CREW member LISA MAFFIA. Panic broke out on Friday night...

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Lewinsky.s Harsh Reality

22nd April 2003 17:11

Former WHITE HOUSE intern MONICA LEWINSKY feels a kinship towards reality TV stars - because they embarrass themselves for the world to see, just...

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Singer Upset By X.men 2 Gossip

22nd April 2003 17:11

X-MEN 2 director BRYAN SINGER is fuming after an argument on the set of X-MEN 2 made it into the public domain. The movie maker upset members of...

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Dangerfield Is Released From Hospital

22nd April 2003 17:11

Comedian RODNEY DANGERFIELD has been released from hospital - nearly two weeks after undergoing brain surgery to increase his blood flow for another...

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No One Wants A Driver

22nd April 2003 17:11

Hollywood stunner MINNIE DRIVER has dated MATT DAMON, JOHN CUSACK and HARRISON FORD but now is unable to find a man. The GOOD WILL HUNTING star,...

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Zeta Jones Sells Out

22nd April 2003 17:11

CATHERINE ZETA JONES and husband MICHAEL DOUGLAS are planning to sell their American ranch in Aspen, Colorado because it only has two bedrooms - and...

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Melanie Griffiths Secure With Antonio

22nd April 2003 17:11

MELANIE GRIFFITHS insists she has no need to be jealous of husband ANTONIO BANDERAS - she knows he won't stray. The WORKING GIRL star - who has...

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Streisand Bashes Bush Again

22nd April 2003 17:11

Hollywood superstar BARBRA STREISAND has once again hit out at American foreign policy. The YENTL actress had planned to make an anti-war speech...

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Calista And Harrison.s Big Announcement

22nd April 2003 17:11

CALISTA FLOCKHART and HARRISON FORD will soon announce their engagement - according to friends. Hollywood legend Ford recently divorced MELISSA...

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Tatu. We.re .Nothing Strange.

22nd April 2003 17:11

Under-fire Russian lesbian duo TATU have downplayed their raunchy image - claiming their sexy antics are "nothing strange". JULIA VOLKOVA and LENA...

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Lisa Maffia Speaks Out Over Shooting

22nd April 2003 17:11

LATEST: SO SOLID CREW member LISA MAFFIA has hit out at reports of a shooting at the launch of her new single - insisting she was only billed to...

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Kylie Up For Ivor

22nd April 2003 17:11

KYLIE MINOGUE is top of the nominations list for this year's IVOR NOVELLO awards. The petite pop princess is up for two gongs at the British...

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White Stripes Deny Split Reports

22nd April 2003 17:11

Hot rock duo THE WHITE STRIPES are still going strong - despite reports the band plan to split after their next album. The music scene has been...

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Madonna.s Hacked Back

22nd April 2003 17:11

Hackers have hit back at MADONNA after her attack on internet piracy - by hacking into her website. The singer struck back at internet pirates...

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Vandross .Critical But Stable.

22nd April 2003 17:11

Soul legend LUTHER VANDROSS is in "critical but stable" condition in hospital after suffering a stroke last week (16APR03). A statement from the...

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Stones Struggling In Germany

22nd April 2003 17:11

The European leg of Rock legends THE ROLLING STONES LICKS WORLD TOUR is in jeopardy - they are struggling to sell tickets for eight concerts in...

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Nina Simone.s Daughter Flies To French Funeral

22nd April 2003 21:09

LATEST: NINA SIMONE's only daughter will leave her role on the Broadway stage to lead mourners at her mother's funeral in France. SIMONE, real...

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Springsteen Leaps To Dixie Chicks Defence

22nd April 2003 21:09

Legendary rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN has come out in support of vilified country stars THE DIXIE CHICKS - defending their right to speak freely. THE...

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Joan Rivers Locked In Cheese Battle

22nd April 2003 21:09

Comedienne JOAN RIVERS is locked in a battle with the Beverly Hills theatre she's set to perform at - over a plate of cheese. The sharp-tongued...

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Joshua Jackson To Travel

22nd April 2003 21:09

Ex-DAWSON'S CREEK star JOSHUA JACKSON intends to travel the world - as soon as he completes his alcohol education programme. The young actor is...

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Kirk Douglas Looks Back At His Faltering Fatherhood

22nd April 2003 21:09

Screen veteran KIRK DOUGLAS found a small element of starring with his son MICHAEL DOUGLAS in their new movie slightly daunting - he was forced to...

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Sutherland.s Spielberg Dream

22nd April 2003 21:09

He may be the star of over 100 movies over the course of a 40 year acting career - but DONALD SUTHERLAND still has ambitions in Hollywood. The...

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Hepburn Auction Raises Thousands For Kids

22nd April 2003 21:09

Legendary trend-setter AUDREY HEPBURN raised thousands of dollars for children yesterday (21APR03) - after admirers of the late actress splashed out...

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Julie Andrews Silences Sound Of Music Documentary

22nd April 2003 21:09

British actress JULIE ANDREWS has thrown a planned documentary on her movie THE SOUND OF MUSIC into jeopardy - for refusing to allow her image to be...

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Jim Carrey.s A Keanu Lookalike

22nd April 2003 21:09

Rubber-faced comic JIM CARREY has been accused of undergoing plastic surgery, after he was seen on the cover of American magazine bearing a striking...

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Controversy As Bogart Is Uncovered

22nd April 2003 21:09

A book detailing the alleged secret life of legendary Hollywood actor HUMPHREY BOGART is causing controversy in Hollywood. The tome THE SECRET...

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Renee Excitedly Prepares For Life Away From Hollywood

22nd April 2003 21:09

Actress RENEE ZELLWEGER is excited about moving from Los Angeles to New York - because she's looking forward to living a more cultured existence. ...

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Michael Douglas Excited To Be A Dad Again

22nd April 2003 21:09

CATHERINE ZETA-JONES has three kids at home - her movie star husband claims fatherhood the second time around has turned him into a kid again. The...

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Matchbox Twenty Auction Tickets For Anti.gun Campaign

22nd April 2003 21:09

Rockers MATCHBOX TWENTY are auctioning front row tickets to some of their upcoming tour dates - to benefit an anti-gun campaign. The tickets for...

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The Late Presley

22nd April 2003 21:09

LISA MARIE PRESLEY arrived an hour late for a recent scheduled performance of tunes from her new CD, TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN. But, in spite of her...

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Like An Icon. Not For The Very First Time

22nd April 2003 21:09

The Queen of pop, MADONNA is listed as one of the people who redefined style in the 20th century. Madonna is on the list of 100 people women with...

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Millionaire Wants To Buy Westlife Star

22nd April 2003 21:09

A man has offered GBP50 million ($75 million), five luxury cars and two mansions to KIAN EGAN - if the WESTLIFE star agrees to marry him. A...

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Osbourne And Hilton Make A Play For Sum 41 Rockers

22nd April 2003 21:09

Teen singer KELLY OSBOURNE shares common ground with hotel heiress PARIS HILTON - an attraction to the rockers from SUM 41. Blonde stunner Hilton...

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Pavarotti. I.m Not Married

22nd April 2003 21:09

Superstar tenor LUCIANO PAVAROTTI has denied reports that he has married his long term girlfriend. The portly singer set the rumour mill into...

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Aerosmith Getting The Blues

22nd April 2003 21:09

Veteran rockers AEROSMITH are to begin work on a blues album. The WALK THIS WAY hitmakers will record a long player entirely made up of old blues...

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