Music, Movie and Entertainment News 22nd October 2004

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Ozzy Gets Under The Covers

22nd October 2004 2:14

OZZY OSBOURNE is dusting off his record collection for a new album of covers. The heavy rocker-turned-reality TV star has recorded 10 cover...

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Oasis And Blur Unite For Band Aid

22nd October 2004 2:14

Bitter '90s rivals OASIS and BLUR are putting their differences aside to join all-star charity group BAND AID III. The bands launched a scathing...

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Madonna And Ritchie Work Together Again

22nd October 2004 2:14

MADONNA and GUY RITCHIE are ignoring their cursed movie-making past by teaming up for another film. The couple were ridiculed for their 2002...

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Anthony's Ex Warns Lopez

22nd October 2004 2:14

MARC ANTHONY's ex-fiancee is warning JENNIFER LOPEZ to stay as independent as possible because the singer liked to control her every move when she...

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Affleck's Gumdrop Fixation

22nd October 2004 2:14

Hollywood hunk BEN AFFLECK is such a huge fan of gumdrops, he often eats them until they make him sick. The GIGLI star admits he can't seem to...

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Buffy Baffled After Overcoming Flying Fears

22nd October 2004 2:14

SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR is trying to figure out how she overcame her paralysing fear of flying - because then she could advise other stars who are...

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Madsen Disgusted By Drastic Cosmetic Surgery Show The Swan

22nd October 2004 2:14

THE RAINMAKER star VIRGINIA MADSEN's gym has been turned into a freak show by the makers of controversial American plastic surgery makeover show...

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Claire Danes Has Swinging Parties At Home

22nd October 2004 2:14

Actress CLAIRE DANES has a very unusual feature in her New York City apartment - a swing. The U TURN star decided to put the suspended seat into...

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Judd Enjoys Sex Talk

22nd October 2004 2:14

Hollywood actress ASHLEY JUDD religiously tunes into a sex talk show hosted by a veteran Canadian nurse. The DE-LOVELY beauty admits she gets...

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Shane's Blood Fears

22nd October 2004 2:14

New ER star SHANE WEST thought he'd struggle on the top medical drama - because he hates the sight of blood. The LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY...

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Brosnan's Sydney Bridge Ban

22nd October 2004 2:14

PIERCE BROSNAN was once barred from walking across the Sydney Harbour Bridge in Australia because he was too drunk. The former JAMES BOND joined...

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Jack Black's King Kong Weight Fears

22nd October 2004 2:14

Funnyman JACK BLACK regrets not getting into shape for his new film KING KONG - because he feels fat on the set. The actor begged director PETER...

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Smith Rejected Role In Miami Vice

22nd October 2004 2:14

JAMIE FOXX has WILL SMITH to thank for his role in the upcoming movie version of MIAMI VICE - because the ALI star turned it down. Irish actor...

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Pryor Fights For Dog Justice

22nd October 2004 2:14

Ailing funnyman RICHARD PRYOR has launched a new campaign to hunt down a person who drowned a dog. The comedian, who is battling multiple...

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Oj's Sister-in-law Suffers Breakdown

22nd October 2004 2:14

OJ SIMPSON's former sister-in-law TANYA BROWN is so tired of trying to bring the man she insists killed her sister NICOLE to justice, she has...

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Douglas Family Takes Over Tragic Son's Estate

22nd October 2004 2:14

KIRK DOUGLAS' wife has gone to court to fight to take charge of her tragic son ERIC DOUGLAS' estate. Los Angeles Superior Court officials...

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Gellar Backs Out Of Buffy Cartoon

22nd October 2004 2:14

SARAH MICHELLE GELLER has backed out of a planned BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER animated series because she feels the creators of the project are trying...

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Close Breaks Down At Reeve Premiere

22nd October 2004 2:14

Actress GLENN CLOSE was so distraught about the death of close pal CHRISTOPHER REEVE, she refused to give interviews at the premiere of his final...

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Renee Shelves Joplin Film

22nd October 2004 2:14

RENEE ZELLWEGER's planned JANIS JOPLIN biopic has been shelved because producers can't decide on a script. The COLD MOUNTAIN star is still...

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Farrell's Drug Remarks Spark Outrage

22nd October 2004 2:14

Actor COLIN FARRELL has enraged anti-drug campaigners by "bragging" about his past heroin use. The Irish PHONE BOOTH hunk admits he's dabbled...

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Brown's Family Band

22nd October 2004 2:14

Singer IAN BROWN always has a band available to perform with when he's at home - his young family. The former STONE ROSES frontman is hoping his...

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Frankie Goes To Auditions

22nd October 2004 2:14

Eighties band FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD are offering aspiring singers the chance to replace estranged frontman HOLLY JOHNSON. The TWO TRIBES...

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Jealous Sinatra Ruined Hamilton's Royal Date

22nd October 2004 2:14

FRANK SINATRA once taught suave GEORGE HAMILTON an embarrassing lesson - when the actor won the heart of a Middle Eastern royal over the crooner. ...

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Korn Frontman Weds

22nd October 2004 2:14

KORN frontman JONATHAN DAVIS is no longer a single man, after exchanging nuptials with model DEVEN DAVIS. The 33-year-old rocker tied the knot...

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Barbie Gains New Rock Star Status

22nd October 2004 9:44

Beloved doll BARBIE has undergone yet another change of image - this time emerging as a rock star. In the curvaceous doll's 45 years of...

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Gellar Considers The Hotel Life

22nd October 2004 9:44

SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR is looking to join the Hollywood elite who have given up home life to live in a hotel. The actress recently spent three...

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Cybill Relives Hair Horror

22nd October 2004 9:44

Actress CYBILL SHEPHERD has been forced to explain her recent hair controversy to American fans, after receiving relentless media coverage over...

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Ocean's Twelve Treat For Jet-setting Stars

22nd October 2004 9:44

The stars of OCEAN'S TWELVE are set for the ultimate pampering experience as they trek around the globe promoting the sequel - their private jet...

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De Niro's Taxi Driver Line Tops Poll

22nd October 2004 9:44

ROBERT DE NIRO's threatening "You talkin' to me?" taunt in TAXI DRIVER has been crowned the most memorable line in movie history. The quote from...

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Jolie Loves Learning To Fly

22nd October 2004 9:44

ANGELINA JOLIE enjoyed learning to fly so much, she studied British and American aeronautics to make sure she can take to the skies anywhere in the...

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Danner Warns Of Oral Cancer

22nd October 2004 9:44

GWYNETH PALTROW's mum BLYTHE DANNER is urging people not to take oral cancer lightly after the killer disease claimed her husband BRUCE's life in...

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Roberts' Pregnancy Diet Change

22nd October 2004 9:44

JULIA ROBERTS had to revamp her diet when she discovered she was pregnant with twins - and lose her addiction to junk food. The actress enlisted...

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Clooney Loses Wino Role

22nd October 2004 9:44

GEORGE CLOONEY missed out on playing a wino suffering a midlife crisis in new indie film SIDEWAYS because director ALEXANDER PAYNE insisted he...

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Pitt Gets Serious For John Kerry

22nd October 2004 9:44

BRAD PITT joined the campaign trail for presidential hopeful JOHN KERRY on Wednesday (20OCT04) when he returned to his home state of Missouri, and...

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Dunst Denies Bloom Romance

22nd October 2004 9:44

Actress KIRSTEN DUNST has rubbished rumours of a romance with ORLANDO BLOOM on the set of their new movie ELIZABETHTOWN. Bloom's girlfriend KATE...

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Castro Reassures Cubans After Fall

22nd October 2004 9:44

Cuban President FIDEL CASTRO has reassured the Caribbean country he is "good health" after he broke his knee and his right arm in a fall on...

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Lil' Mo Shooting Anti-war Video

22nd October 2004 9:44

R+B singer LIL' MO has been searching for men with real military backgrounds to star in the video to her new anti-war track YEAH, YEAH, YEAH. ...

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Cbs On The Hunt For Elvis

22nd October 2004 9:44

Bosses at American TV network CBS are on the hunt for ELVIS PRESLEY. Producers are hunting for Presley lookalikes and impersonators to play The...

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Brown Drowns In Song Options

22nd October 2004 9:44

Former STONE ROSES star IAN BROWN sympathises with BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's setlist struggle before concerts, because he too has a huge archive of...

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Ure Goes Back To Ethiopia

22nd October 2004 9:44

MIDGE URE has returned to Ethiopia 20 years after co-writing BAND AID's charity song DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS?, which helped raise millions for...

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Macy Gray Insists All Is Well On Outkast Set

22nd October 2004 9:44

MACY GRAY has knocked reports of problems on the set of OUTKAST's new movie, by insisting everything has been running smoothly, with production set...

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Coxon Backtracks On Blur Return

22nd October 2004 9:44

LATEST: Guitarist GRAHAM COXON has altered his stance on rejoining BLUR just hours after thrilling fans with the news he'd been persuaded to return...

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Venegas, Cafe Tacvba And Maroon 5 Big Winners At Mtv Latin Vmas

22nd October 2004 9:44

Mexican stars JULIETA VENEGAS and CAFE TACVBA joined American rockers MAROON 5 as the big winners at last night's (21OCT04) MTV LATIN AMERICA VIDEO...

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Spears' Furious Film Snub

22nd October 2004 9:44

Pop babe BRITNEY SPEARS reacted in "anger" when she lost out on a starring role in new movie I HEART HUCKABEES to OSCAR-nominated actress NAOMI...

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Zellweger's Fears About Bridget Accent

22nd October 2004 14:16

American actress RENEE ZELLWEGER was petrified she wouldn't be able to master her celebrated British accent in the sequel of her hit movie BRIDGET...

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Minghella Eyes London

22nd October 2004 14:16

English director ANTHONY MINGHELLA is returning to Britain to film his next movie, after a string of foreign-set blockbusters. The Isle Of...

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Schwimmer Finds New Love

22nd October 2004 14:16

Former FRIENDS star DAVID SCHWIMMER has found a new lover in the shape of a contestant on reality stunt show FEAR FACTOR. The unlucky-in-love...

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Danner To Babysit During House Move

22nd October 2004 14:16

GWYNETH PALTROW's actress mother BLYTHE DANNER is flying to London to babysit young APPLE while her OSCAR-winning daughter moves house. The...

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Jarmusch Breaks Tobacco Ban

22nd October 2004 14:16

Cult film-maker JIM JARMUSCH has hit out at New York's smoking ban, and vows to break it whenever he can. The Ohio-born director insists on his...

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Moore And Madonna Honour Kabbalah Guru

22nd October 2004 14:16

Hollywood beauty DEMI MOORE and pop queen MADONNA threw a star-studded party last night (21OCT04) in honour of Kabbalah leader Rabbi MICHAEL...

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Reeve And Kidder On-screen Reunion Binned

22nd October 2004 14:16

Late actor CHRISTOPHER REEVE and his SUPERMAN co-star MARGOT KIDDER were set to reunite in hit TV series SMALLVILLE until his untimely death this...

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Grant Wants 'A Homemaker' Wife

22nd October 2004 14:16

British actor HUGH GRANT has infuriated feminists by ordering his lover JEMIMA KHAN to give up her career to become "a homemaker". The ABOUT A...

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Witherspoon Quits Vanity Fair Premiere

22nd October 2004 14:16

Hollywood sweetheart REESE WITHERSPOON has pulled out of the British premiere of her latest film VANITY FAIR to spend time with her husband RYAN...

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Judge: Blake Can't Blame Brando For Wife's Murder

22nd October 2004 14:16

LATEST: A judge has banned ROBERT BLAKE's defence team from linking MARLON BRANDO's son CHRISTIAN to the murder of Blake's wife BONNY LEE BAKLEY. ...

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Romeo's Court Appearance

22nd October 2004 14:16

Former SO SOLID CREW star ROMEO appeared in court yesterday (21OCT04) on charges of assisting a vicious knife attack. The British rapper - real...

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Beyonce's Dad Looks For Her Rival

22nd October 2004 14:16

R+B beauty BEYONCE KNOWLES' father is searching for a singer in Britain to compete against his superstar daughter. MATHEW (corr) successfully...

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Halliwell's Raunchy Video Is Censored

22nd October 2004 14:16

Former SPICE GIRL GERI HALLIWELL's latest video has been censored by British TV executives who fear it is too raunchy for young pop fans. Bosses...

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Bono And Hawkins Fight Over Band Aid Lyric

22nd October 2004 14:16

U2 frontman BONO and DARKNESS rocker JUSTIN HAWKINS are fighting for the right to sing the lyric 'Tonight, Thank God it's them instead of you' in...

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Palmer's Lover Fights For His Fortune

22nd October 2004 14:16

Late rocker ROBERT PALMER's impoverished lover MARY AMBROSE is fighting for his $54 million (GBP30 million) fortune. Ambrose had dated Palmer...

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Osbourne Accuses Cowell Of Rigging Show

22nd October 2004 14:16

TV judges SIMON COWELL and SHARON OSBOURNE are bitterly feuding after she accused him of rigging the British pop reality show THE X FACTOR. The...

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Williams Sued Over Book Claims

22nd October 2004 14:16

Pop hunk ROBBIE WILLIAMS is reportedly being sued by an Austrian actress he claims he had sex with. EVELINE SAVARA, 36, also wants the British...

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Ozzy Is Six Months Clean

22nd October 2004 14:16

Hellraiser rocker OZZY OSBOURNE has successfully lasted six months without alcohol or drugs. The former BLACK SABBATH star, who has long battled...

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Elton: 'Cannabis Behind Throat Op'

22nd October 2004 14:16

Flamboyant rocker SIR ELTON JOHN used to smoke so much cannabis he was forced to undergo surgery to save his voice, making his crooning better than...

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Nixon Tried To Deport Lennon

22nd October 2004 14:16

Former US President RICHARD NIXON tried to get JOHN LENNON deported from America by fabricating drug charges, because he feared the late BEATLE's...

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Wonder To Get Billboard Honour

22nd October 2004 19:30

Soul veteran STEVIE WONDER has been selected as this year's (04) recipient of BILLBOARD magazine's Century Award. The music publication's...

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Jay-z Sets Up Rival Drink Firm

22nd October 2004 19:30

JAY-Z's relationship with former partner DAMON DASH has deteriorated so much he is planning to set himself up as Dash's business rival. Jay-Z...

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Madonna Lends Her Voice To New Besson Movie

22nd October 2004 19:30

MADONNA is making yet another return to the movie business - but this time only her voice will be featured. The pop superstar, who has received...

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Lil' Scrappy Questioned After Shooting

22nd October 2004 19:30

Rapper LIL' SCRAPPY was questioned by police in Carrollton, Georgia, this morning (22OCT04) after a shooting. Two people were wounded early this...

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Basinger Takes Up Painting

22nd October 2004 19:30

Hollywood actress KIM BASINGER has taken on a new form of artistic expression - painting. The 8 MILE star has found pleasure in creating works...

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Sarandon's Theory On Messy Men

22nd October 2004 19:30

Actress SUSAN SARANDON believes men are untidy because they don't get to spray their territories with bodily fluids. The THELMA + LOUISE star...

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Portman An Ali G Fan

22nd October 2004 19:30

STAR WARS beauty NATALIE PORTMAN is such a huge fan of DA ALI G SHOW, she's declared it her new obsession. Portman has been captivated by...

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Trump To Remain Boss Of Troubled Company

22nd October 2004 19:30

Property tycoon DONALD TRUMP has learned he will remain boss of his troubled TRUMP HOTELS + CASINO RESORTS INC, which is expected to file for...

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Shepherd Aims To Ease Constipation Embarrassment

22nd October 2004 19:30

Former MOONLIGHTING star CYBILL SHEPHERD is speaking out about her past battles with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and constipation, in an effort...

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Muniz's Status Overrides Traffic Fine

22nd October 2004 19:30

MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE star FRANKIE MUNIZ has discovered a new advantage to his celebrity status, after it got him out of paying a traffic fine. ...

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Walken Likes Scaring Fans

22nd October 2004 19:30

Film veteran CHRISTOPHER WALKEN is flattered people are scared of him - because it means his villainous performances are convincing. The CATCH...

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Shyamalan's Career Inspired By Spielberg

22nd October 2004 19:30

Director M NIGHT SHYAMALAN credits movie RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK with inspiring his film career. The VILLAGE film-maker saw STEVEN SPIELBERG's...

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Boyle Linked To Spade Again

22nd October 2004 19:30

LARA FLYNN BOYLE's love life has made a return to the spotlight, following speculation she's rekindled her romance with comedian DAVID SPADE. ...

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Craig: 'Tomb Raider Was My Worst Mistake'

22nd October 2004 19:30

British actor DANIEL CRAIG has branded movie TOMB RAIDER the "worst mistake" of his life. The 36-year-old hunk regrets accepting the part of...

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Hawke Romancing Delpy?

22nd October 2004 19:30

ETHAN HAWKE has sparked speculation he's dating JULIE DELPY, after being spotted on a romantic date with the French beauty. The pair, co-stars...

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Tyrese's Car Of Luxuries

22nd October 2004 19:30

Singer-turned-actor TYRESE never wants to leave his car whenever he travels in it - because it boasts a computer, bar and refrigerator among its...

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Duff Gives Aussie Pop Wannabes Advice

22nd October 2004 19:30

Teen superstar HILARY DUFF is giving advice to wannabe chart-toppers in Australia next week (begs25OCT04). The SO YESTERDAY hitmaker, 17, is...

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Franz Ferdinand Hate First Album

22nd October 2004 19:30

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND hate the award-winning album that shot them to fame and hope they are redeemed by their second CD. The TAKE ME...

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Wyclef: 'I'm The Biggest Porn Fan'

22nd October 2004 19:30

Rapper WYCLEF JEAN is a "student of sex" and the self-proclaimed "number one porn collector in America". The former FUGEE even uses his love of...

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Ice Cube Gets Animated

22nd October 2004 19:30

Rapper-turned-actor ICE CUBE has just inked a deal to create his own cartoon series about an early '80s hip-hop crew. The BARBERSHOP star has...

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