Music, Movie and Entertainment News 23rd January 2007

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Scorsese And Eastwood Fight For Top Oscars Again

23rd January 2007 0:00

MARTIN SCORSESE and CLINT EASTWOOD are squaring off once again at the 79th Academy Awards - both legends have picked up Best Director nominations...

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Eleniak Signs On For Under Siege 3

23rd January 2007 0:00

STEVEN SEAGAL and ERIKA ELENIAK are set to boost their flagging film fortunes by revisiting hit action movie UNDER SIEGE for a second sequel. ...

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Stallone Knock Out At UK Box Office

23rd January 2007 0:00

SYLVESTER STALLONE has proved he's still a movie heavyweight by battling to the top of the UK box office with fighting film ROCKY BALBOA. The sixth...

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Foxx Launches Radio Channel

23rd January 2007 0:00

Oscar winner-turned-hitmaker JAMIE FOXX is returning to his comedy roots and launching his own urban comedy, entertainment and lifestyle channel on...

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Velvet Revolver: 'Rubin Collaboration Was Uninspired'

23rd January 2007 0:00

Rockers VELVET REVOLVER became "uninspired" working with super-producer RICK RUBIN, accusing him of not giving the band enough attention in the...

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Garner Thrilled To Be Cut From Golden Globes Telecast

23rd January 2007 0:00

JENNIFER GARNER was thrilled to be cut out of the Golden Globe Awards telecast last Monday (15JAN07), because she feared she would fall onstage after...

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Gay Leaders Applaud Washington For Meeting With Them

23rd January 2007 0:00

LATEST: The leader of America's Gay + Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) is willing to forgive disgraced GREY'S ANATOMY star ISAIAH...

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Grammer And Heaton To Return To Tv?

23rd January 2007 0:00

KELSEY GRAMMER and PATRICIA HEATON are in talks to star as duelling news anchors in a new sitcom. The half-hour show is being created by Grammer's...

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Sean Paul Gets Serious About Jamaican Violence

23rd January 2007 0:00

Reggae superstar SEAN PAUL is set to launch a one-man campaign to stop youth violence in Jamaica on his new album. The GIMME THE LIGHT singer...

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Campbell Shocked By Ambassador Role

23rd January 2007 0:00

LATEST: Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL has spoken of her shock at being appointed an ambassador for Rio de Janeiro earlier this week (begs22JAN07) but...

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Mirren Is Best Oscar Bet Ever

23rd January 2007 0:00

HELEN MIRREN's portrayal of THE QUEEN has turned the British actress into the hottest Oscar favourite ever. Hours after her name was mentioned among...

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Keane Illness Jeopardises Tour

23rd January 2007 0:00

KEANE frontman TOM CHAPLIN is staying away from the seaside this year (07) after a mystery illness caught surfing nearly scuppered the band's...

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O'toole: 'Oscar Nod Doesn't Mean A Sausage'

23rd January 2007 0:00

Veteran British actor PETER O'TOOLE has laughed off speculation he could be nominated for a rare eighth Academy Award today (23JAN07), insisting, "It...

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Trump Case Referred To Federal Court?

23rd January 2007 0:00

LATEST: Property mogul DONALD TRUMP could face further questioning in America's federal court after officials in West Palm Beach, Florida, requested...

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Mika: 'I Won't Talk About My Sexuality'

23rd January 2007 0:00

British pop sensation MIKA is keeping quiet about his sexual orientation, branding rumours of his homosexuality "pointless". The 23-year-old, who's...

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Brinkley + Cook Agree To Extend Custody Settlement

23rd January 2007 0:00

LATEST: Model CHRISTIE BRINKLEY and her estranged husband PETER COOK's temporary custody agreement regarding visitation of their two kids has been...

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Unsigned Band Win Coca-cola Settlement

23rd January 2007 0:00

LATEST: An unsigned band from the UK have reached an out of court settlement with Coca-Cola after the company used one of their tracks on a TV...

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Knowles And Shakira Are Doing It For Themselves

23rd January 2007 0:00

BEYONCE KNOWLES has lavished praise on Colombian pop sensation SHAKIRA, insisting she is the perfect singer to join her on female empowerment duet...

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O'neal Defends Dakota Fanning Rape Scene

23rd January 2007 0:00

Former child star TATUM O'NEAL finds nothing wrong with DAKOTA FANNING appearing in a rape scene because the 12-year-old actress is just playing a...

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The Jesus And Mary Chain Reunite For Coachella

23rd January 2007 0:00

Volatile Scottish cult band THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN are reuniting for the Coachella Music Festival in Indio, California. The band, who called it...

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Lachey Rebuffed By Schoolmate Electra

23rd January 2007 0:00

Pop star NICK LACHEY harboured a secret crush on BAYWATCH beauty CARMEN ELECTRA at school, hailing the actress "the subject of my boyhood...

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U2 Rubbish 'False Gig' Reports

23rd January 2007 0:00

Irish rockers U2 have rubbished reports they are to embark on a series of live shows later this year (07), after false advertisements for the dates...

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Music Venue Hammersmith Palais To Be Demolished

23rd January 2007 0:00

Legendary British venue the Hammersmith Palais is to be destroyed after music fans lost their fight to block demolition plans yesterday (22JAN07). ...

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Bailey Rae Thanks 10-Year-old For Soundtrack

23rd January 2007 0:00

British soul singer CORINNE BAILEY RAE only secured her soundtrack for new movie VENUS when the director's daughter pleaded her case. Rae was...

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Wentz Envies Williams' Anonymity

23rd January 2007 0:00

FALL OUT BOY star PETE WENTZ admits he is envious of British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS - because the ANGEL singer can lead a so-called "double-life". ...

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Lennon To Be Used As Tourist Trap

23rd January 2007 0:00

JOHN LENNON's childhood holidays in Scotland are being officially promoted to attract tourists to the Scottish Highlands. The late BEATLE was making...

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Simpson Joins Mayer On Tour

23rd January 2007 0:00

Pop star JESSICA SIMPSON has joined boyfriend singer JOHN MAYER for part of his tour in Florida. The 26-year-old arrived in Miami early on Monday...

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Williams Avoids Positive Press

23rd January 2007 0:00

Tennis star SERENA WILLIAMS is shunning the media's match reports over fears positive press will turn her into an egomaniac. The sports ace avoids...

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Keys Takes First Solo Trip

23rd January 2007 0:00

R+B star ALICIA KEYS recently took her first vacation as an adult - and travelled alone to spend some time getting to know herself. The 25-year-old...

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Chasez Defends Cheating Song

23rd January 2007 0:00

Former 'N SYNC star JC CHASEZ fears fans will read too much into his new single UNTIL YESTERDAY, which follows the story of a guy who discovers his...

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Cox + Aniston To Lock Lips For Tv Drama

23rd January 2007 0:00

LATEST: Best friends COURTENEY COX and JENNIFER ANISTON will share an on-screen kiss in new US drama series DIRT. Earlier this month (JAN07) Cox...

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Campbell: 'I Feel Remorse For My Actions'

23rd January 2007 0:00

LATEST: British supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL has expressed remorse for attacking her former maid with a mobile phone last March (06). Since pleading...

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Payne Denies Oh Spousal Support

23rd January 2007 0:00

LATEST: SIDEWAYS writer-director ALEXANDER PAYNE has filed a response to ex-wife SANDRA OH's divorce claim and is asking the court to deny the star...

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O'toole Defends Old Age Lust

23rd January 2007 0:00

Veteran actor PETER O'TOOLE has leaped to the defence of pensioners who lust for younger partners, maintaining age should be no barrier to love. The...

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Mellencamp Defends Chevrolet Commercial

23rd January 2007 0:00

Veteran rocker JOHN MELLENCAMP has defended his decision to allow his song OUR COUNTRY be used on an advert for motoring giant Chevrolet. Despite...

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Campbell Denies Witchcraft Claims

23rd January 2007 0:00

LATEST: NAOMI CAMPBELL has quashed reports she has signed up to a witchcraft-like religion - insisting she was only linked to the faith by...

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Ferguson Writes Historical Novel

23rd January 2007 0:00

Flame-haired British royal SARAH FERGUSON, DUCHESS OF YORK is putting her aristocratic experiences to good use by co-writing a historical novel. The...

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Zeffirelli 'Doing Well' In Hospital

23rd January 2007 0:00

Italian movie legend FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI is recovering after being rushed to hospital suffering from an irregular heartbeat yesterday (22JAN07). ...

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Fascinating Fact 2754

23rd January 2007 0:00

Signed photographs of every Oscar-winning actor and actress since the awards began will go under the hammer in London next month (FEB07). Autograph...

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De Niro's Restaurant 'Cheats Workers Out Of Pay'

23rd January 2007 0:00

ROBERT DE NIRO has come under fire from the US Department Of Labor for having allegedly cheated his restaurant workers out of $328,000 (GBP166,000)...

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Bollywood Director: 'Stars Won't Associate Themselves With Aids Awareness'

23rd January 2007 0:00

Bollywood director MIRA NAIR has criticised A-list Bollywood actors for refusing to star in a series of short films designed to spread awareness of...

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Judd + Meatloaf Launch Search Engines In Cyberspace

23rd January 2007 0:00

Country star WYNONNA JUDD and MEATLOAF have become the first celebrities to launch their own Internet search engines. Curious fans, who call up...

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The Things They Say 3868

23rd January 2007 0:00

"He died at the end. I want him to come back as sort of the (STAR WARS sage) OBI-WAN (KENOBI)." WINONA RYDER hopes CHRISTIAN SLATER'S character comes...

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Gospel Singer Dillar's House Destroyed By Fire

23rd January 2007 0:00

Gospel singer RICKY DILLARD's home was destroyed by fire in the early hours of this morning (23JAN07). Firefighters were called to the house in...

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The Things They Say 3864

23rd January 2007 0:00

"I've worked every Valentine's Day for the last five years so I'm not very popular. At least this year I'll be singing at the Brits instead of in a...

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The Things They Say 3867

23rd January 2007 0:00

"I don't know the exact details of what went on, but I certainly wish her all the best. My thoughts go out to all the children who don't get out, and...

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The Things They Say 3869

23rd January 2007 0:00

"I'm in frighteningly good company. It was very nice of THE QUEEN (DAME HELEN MIRREN) to allow me in for a minute." DAME JUDI DENCH pokes fun at her...

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The Things They Say 3865

23rd January 2007 0:00

"I've been filling up my time so intensely that it's difficult to sit and ruminate about it - I think it's lucky that I have my mind in a lot of...

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Fascinating Fact 2752

23rd January 2007 0:00

Tragic British royal DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES' 1995 interview by MARTIN BASHIR has been voted the most memorable TV interrogation of all time by UK...

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Fascinating Fact 2753

23rd January 2007 0:00

ANGELINA JOLIE has been voted the most attractive woman of 2006 by celebrity journal Hello!, with British actor SEAN BEAN being hailed the most...

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The Things They Say 3866

23rd January 2007 0:00

"One day I put (my cellphone) on the counter, took out a hammer, and smashed it. I don't email, either. I still write letters to people." Actor...

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Ani Difranco Welcomes Daughter

23rd January 2007 0:00

American folk rock singer ANI DiFRANCO has given birth to a babygirl. The singer welcomed PETAH LUCIA at her Buffalo, New York home early Saturday...

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Furtado: 'I Want More Kids'

23rd January 2007 0:00

Canadian singer NELLY FURTADO is desperate for another child after successfully balancing motherhood with her chart-topping pop career. The MANEATER...

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Channel 4 Hit By New Racism Row

23rd January 2007 0:00

British network Channel 4 has been hit with another reality TV racism row, after a contestant on SHIPWRECKED described black people as "really bad"...

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Garner: 'I Love Spending Time With Guys'

23rd January 2007 0:00

Actress JENNIFER GARNER isn't a girl's girl - she prefers to spend time with the male crew members when she's shooting a movie. The ELEKTRA star,...

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Cash Duets Appear On Sister's New Record

23rd January 2007 0:00

Three of country legend JOHNNY CASH's final performances will appear on his sister JOANNE's upcoming gospel album - her 27th release. The prolific...

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Alba And Cruise Team Up For Horror Film

23rd January 2007 0:00

SIN CITY star JESSICA ALBA has signed on to star in horror thriller THE EYE for TOM CRUISE's production company. The 25-year-old has signed a $4...

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Grant Talks Trash About Trailers

23rd January 2007 0:00

HUGH GRANT finds it terribly difficult to relax on film sets - because he always hates his trailer. The FOUR WEDDINGS + A FUNERAL star compares his...

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O'toole Has No Regrets Over Hellraising Past

23rd January 2007 0:00

Acclaimed actor PETER O'TOOLE would not change one thing about his hard-drinking past, insisting he does not "regret one drop". The LAWRENCE OF...

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Fascinating Fact 2751

23rd January 2007 0:00

British rockers JAMES are set to tour and record new material for the first time in six years. The SIT DOWN hitmakers will play five UK gigs in April...

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Spelling And Mcdermott's Series 'Better Than Newlyweds'

23rd January 2007 0:00

TORI SPELLING insists her new reality show with husband DEAN MCDERMOTT will be better than NICK LACHEY and JESSICA SIMPSON's MTV show NEWLYWEDS: NICK...

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Brinkley Thanks Fans For Support

23rd January 2007 0:00

Model CHRISTIE BRINKLEY took time out from her custody battle with cheating husband PETER COOK in Long Island yesterday (22JAN07) to thank fans who...

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Peta Disrupt Lopez Fragrance Launch

23rd January 2007 0:00

LATEST: Members of animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) disrupted auditions for JENNIFER LOPEZ's online reality...

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Desperate Eva Bares All As Woman In Chains

23rd January 2007 0:00

Sexy DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA has stripped for a provocative new photoshoot in men's magazine Arena. The actress, who plays seductress...

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Jackson Sues Jet Company

23rd January 2007 0:00

Opening statements began yesterday (22JAN07) in a non-jury trial involving a lawsuit filed by pop star MICHAEL JACKSON against a charter jet...

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Hugh Grant's New Pop Icon Inspired By Britney

23rd January 2007 0:00

The teen pop sensation mentored by HUGH GRANT's character in new film MUSIC + LYRICS was inspired by BRITNEY SPEARS, according to the movie's writer...

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Billy Joel Lands National Anthem Honour At The Super Bowl

23rd January 2007 0:00

Rocker BILLY JOEL will perform the American National Anthem at the Super Bowl next month (FEB07). The PIANO MAN singer will take to the field at...

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Johnson Remembers London For The First Time

23rd January 2007 0:00

DON JOHNSON is relishing starring on the West End stage, because it's the first time he has been able to enjoy London sober. The former MIAMI VICE...

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Jazz Musician Cheatham Dies

23rd January 2007 0:00

Jazz trombonist JIMMY CHEATHAM has died after a long battle with ill health. He was 82. Cheatham died of heart-related problems in La Jolla,...

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Smith Loses Latest Court Battle

23rd January 2007 0:00

LATEST: Troubled star ANNA NICOLE SMITH lost another battle in court yesterday (22JAN07), after a judge in the Bahamas threw out a case she had filed...

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Reality Royal Splits From Girlfriend

23rd January 2007 0:00

Royal reality TV star PRINCE LORENZO BORGHESE is single again after splitting up with the girl he picked to be his partner on America's THE...

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Miss Congeniality Director Turns His Neighbourhood Into Film Set

23rd January 2007 0:00

Movie-maker MARC LAWRENCE is such a homebody he shot his new film MUSIC + LYRICS within a 10-block radius of his New York apartment. The MISS...

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Morrison Keen To Keep Distance From Mum At Brits

23rd January 2007 0:00

Singer/songwriter JAMES MORRISON is so terrified his mum will embarrass him at the Brit Awards, he's refusing to be seated near her. The...

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Bono Enters Into Business Venture With Us Students

23rd January 2007 0:00

The clothing company founded by BONO and his wife has entered into a business venture with US college students in Florida, who will sell the firm's...

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Caine Working On Novel

23rd January 2007 0:00

SIR MICHAEL CAINE enjoyed working on his autobiography so much, he's now writing a novel. The double Oscar winner previously wrote a guide to film...

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The Things They Say 3862

23rd January 2007 0:00

"As much as I've learned, I am still a man so I have some kind of learning disability. And women wouldn't have us any other way." Newly single JUSTIN...

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The Things They Say 3858

23rd January 2007 0:00

"They are utterly fascinating to me, and I think they deserve to be written about." RUPERT EVERETT on why he chose to discuss pals like MADONNA and...

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Barrymore Sent Letter Of Support To Grant During Scandal

23rd January 2007 0:00

HUGH GRANT was shocked when he received a letter of support from DREW BARRYMORE after he was arrested in 1995 for picking up prostitute DIVINE BROWN...

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Spears Shops For Sexy Lingerie With Son

23rd January 2007 0:00

BRITNEY SPEARS has sparked outrage once again after shopping for sexy lingerie in West Hollywood with her young son at her side. The TOXIC star, who...

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Urban Opens Up About Rehab Stint In Moving Website Video

23rd January 2007 0:00

Troubled country star KEITH URBAN has opened his heart about his decision to enter a rehab facility to curb his alcoholism in a moving new video...

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Former Bay City Rollers Manager Fined For Supplying Cannabis

23rd January 2007 0:00

Former BAY CITY ROLLERS manager TOM PATON was yesterday (22JAN06) fined GBP20,000 ($38,000) for supplying cannabis to two friends. The ruling brings...

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Allen Hits Out At Brit Rivals

23rd January 2007 0:00

British pop star LILY ALLEN has hit out Brit Awards nominees who are trying to boost their chances of landing a gong with online campaigns. The...

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Grint's Pal Pleads Not Guilty To Sex Assault

23rd January 2007 0:00

RUPERT GRINT's former best friend has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from an alleged sex attack at the HARRY POTTER star's 18th birthday...

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Gately Had Crush On Barlow

23rd January 2007 0:00

Former BOYZONE star STEPHEN GATELY was inspired to join a boy band because of his crush on TAKE THAT frontman GARY BARLOW. Barlow was the creative...

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Sunshine, Brothers + Sisters Score Gay Media Nominations

23rd January 2007 0:00

LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, QUINCEANERA and TV shows BROTHERS + SISTERS and UGLY BETTY are among the nominees for the 18th annual Gay + Lesbian Alliance...

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Snow Patrol Brit Awards Show In Doubt

23rd January 2007 0:00

LATEST: SNOW PATROL's planned performance at the Brit Awards next month (FEB06) has been thrown into doubt after drummer JOHNNY QUINN broke his arm...

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Cannon Set For Love Match As Ashe

23rd January 2007 0:00

Actor NICK CANNON has been hired by WILL SMITH to play late tennis ace ARTHUR ASHE in a new biopic. Smith will produce the project, and BOBBY star...

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Paris Pleads No Contest To Driving Charge

23rd January 2007 0:00

LATEST: PARIS HILTON has been placed on 36 months probation and ordered to pay fines after pleading no contest to reckless driving yesterday...

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Barat Struggling With Sobriety

23rd January 2007 0:00

British rocker CARL BARAT is struggling with his new found sobriety less than two weeks after giving up alcohol. The DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman -...

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Washington Meets With Gay Leaders

23rd January 2007 0:00

LATEST: Disgraced GREY'S ANATOMY star ISAIAH WASHINGTON met with leaders of the Gay + Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) yesterday (22JAN07)...

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The Things They Say 3859

23rd January 2007 0:00

"My wife was so worried that the paparazzi would ruin the wedding party that she kept the details of the wedding secret from everyone - including...

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The Things They Say 3863

23rd January 2007 0:00

"There's something freeing about going through a divorce. In a way you learn to cherish every moment." CHAD LOWE is philosophical about his split...

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New Role Makes Cusack Angry About Iraq's Silent Body Count

23rd January 2007 0:00

Movie star JOHN CUSACK hopes his harrowing new movie will lead to debates about the US troops coming home from Iraq in bodybags. The HIGH FIDELITY...

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Simpson And Lachey Heading For UK Chart Battle

23rd January 2007 0:00

JESSICA SIMPSON and her ex-husband NICK LACHEY will battle it out in the UK singles chart next week (begs29JAN06), when they simultaneously release...

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Cleese Wants Fawlty Statue

23rd January 2007 0:00

JOHN CLEESE has given his support to a campaign demanding a statue of his world famous character BASIL FAWLTY to be erected in Torquay, England,...

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Swain Reveals Meaty Secret

23rd January 2007 0:00

LOLITA star DOMINIQUE SWAIN is keen to distance herself from a People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) anti-fur campaign, which she posed...

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Bass' Boyfriend Philosophical About Washington's 'F' Word Controversy

23rd January 2007 0:00

LANCE BASS' gay lover REICHEN LEHMKUHL is glad ISAIAH WASHINGTON's "faggot" outburst has turned the public against the actor - because it will...

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Simpson Caught Up In Security Vs Paparazzi Fracas

23rd January 2007 0:00

JESSICA SIMPSON was caught up in the middle of a brawl while she was shopping at the weekend (20-21JAN06), when a security guard charged at...

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Knoxville's Cash Cabin Inspires Country Star Watson

23rd January 2007 0:00

Country star DALE WATSON conjured up the spirit of his hero JOHNNY CASH on his new album by recording it in the icon's former cabin home. Watson...

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The Things They Say 3861

23rd January 2007 0:00

"I have a passionate hate for plastic bags." CATE BLANCHETT on her pet hates.

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Hunter Spooked By Stewart Mansion

23rd January 2007 0:00

RACHEL HUNTER refused to visit some rooms in the Los Angeles mansion she once shared with ex-husband ROD STEWART, because she was convinced they were...

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May Slams Bbc For Sky At Night Special

23rd January 2007 0:00

Rocker-turned-astronomer BRIAN MAY has slammed the BBC for failing to invest enough money in the forthcoming 50th anniversary edition of star-gazing...

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Dicaprio's Relationship On The Rocks?

23rd January 2007 0:00

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO's relationship with Israeli model BAR RAFAELI is on the rocks, according to British media reports. THE DEPARTED actor allegedly...

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Tyson Pleads Not Guilty To Drug And Driving Charges

23rd January 2007 0:00

Former heavyweight boxing champion MIKE TYSON yesterday (22JAN06) pleaded not guilty to drug offences and driving under the influence. The...

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The Things They Say 3860

23rd January 2007 0:00

"I'm hitching a ride on his plane, so it's been very useful." CATE BLANCHETT enjoys the luxury of flying between New Orleans, Louisiana and Hollywood...

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Smokin' Aces Motivated Keys To Run Marathon

23rd January 2007 0:00

Singer/actress ALICIA KEYS loved her intense training regime for the film SMOKIN' ACES so much, she decided to keep working out and train to run a...

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Liu: 'Women Should Embrace Their Maternal Side'

23rd January 2007 0:00

Actress LUCY LIU has embraced her maternal side since becoming a godmother, and she's urging other women to do the same. The CHARLIE'S ANGELS star...

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Grant Was Taught Piano By Lloyd Webber's Mum

23rd January 2007 0:00

Movie star HUGH GRANT has theatre impresario SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's mother to thank for his new role as a fallen 1980s pop star - because she once...

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Probation For Paris

23rd January 2007 7:52

Hotel heiress Paris Hilton has been sentenced to three years probation after an alcohol-related driving offence last September.Paris will also face a...

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Alba And Cruise To Team Up?

23rd January 2007 8:23

Fantastic Four actress Jessica Alba will be starring in a new horror movie produced by Tom Cruise.The Eye will be a Hollywood remake of the 2002 Hong...

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New Race Row For Channel 4

23rd January 2007 10:11

Beleaguered broadcaster Channel 4 is at the centre of a second race row in as many weeks.Bosses met last night to discuss the future of Celebrity Big...

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Oscar Nominations 'Down To Pr'

23rd January 2007 11:23

As the film world awaits the release of this year's Oscar nominations, as well as the obligatory fellow kowtowing that is only found in showbiz,...

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Anxious Wait For Oscars Hopefuls

23rd January 2007 12:06

Actors are waiting with bated breath today as the much-anticipated nominations for the 79th Academy Awards are set to be announced.Films expected to...

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Scorsese And Eastwood Fight For Top Oscars Again

23rd January 2007 14:31

MARTIN SCORSESE and CLINT EASTWOOD are squaring off once again at the 79th Academy Awards - both legends have picked up Best Director nominations...

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Iraq To Follow 9/11 For Greengrass

23rd January 2007 14:36

Oscar-nominated director PAUL GREENGRASS, the man behind UNITED 93 and the BOURNE IDENTITY, is hoping to tackle another controversial subject  the...

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Cruise: The Christ Of Scientology?

23rd January 2007 16:12

Tom Cruise is not just one of Hollywood's leading actors, he is also the new 'Christ' of Scientology, leaders of the religion apparently...

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J-lo Under Fire From Peta

23rd January 2007 16:23

Glamorous actress and singer Jennifer Lopez has been criticised by the animal rights group Peta for wearing fur.An audition to star in the Glow After...

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Dicaprio Altered By Latest Film Role

23rd January 2007 17:26

Leonardo DiCaprio has outlined the changes that his latest film, Blood Diamond, have had on him.In the film he stars as Danny Archer, a South African...

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Crowded House 'Reform For World Tour'

23rd January 2007 17:26

Crowded House are to reform for a world tour 11 years after they decided to split, according to reports.The Australian and New Zealand band have...

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Romano And Garrett To Reunite

23rd January 2007 17:30

Fox is trying to breathe new life into the Brad Garrett series 'Til Death, which has languished in the ratings all season and has taken a drubbing...

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Blue Film On Blu-ray

23rd January 2007 17:30

Despite reports that Sony was refusing to allowing its DVD manufacturing plants to produce porn films in its high-definition Blu-ray format, Vivid...

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Mpaa Chief Wants More Nc-17 Films

23rd January 2007 17:30

MPAA chief Dan Glickman is encouraging independent filmmakers to make more films that would earn them an NC-17 rating. According to Daily Variety,...

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Box Office Slumps Under Globe Winners

23rd January 2007 17:30

Despite the addition of numerous critically praised films to the marquees of thousands of theaters, the overall box office plummeted 20 percent from...

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And The Worst Films Are ...

23rd January 2007 17:30

Meanwhile, the Golden Raspberry Award Foundation, which nominates the worst films of the year the day before the movie academy nominates the best,...

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Dreamgirls: All Bets Are Off

23rd January 2007 17:30

Leaving many Oscar handicappers scratching their heads, Dreamgirls failed to win a nomination for best picture of the year despite garnering more...

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Another U.k. Reality Show In Hot Water

23rd January 2007 17:30

Another British reality-show contestant has created a new storm of controversy by remarking on the air that she's in favor of slavery and that she...

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No More Tinkering With Evening News Format, Says Cbs News Chief

23rd January 2007 17:30

CBS News has apparently halted further experimentation with the format of the CBS Evening News With Katie Couric. In an interview with Broadcasting &...

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Cowell: Rosie's Just Looking For Ratings

23rd January 2007 17:30

American Idol judge/co-producer Simon Cowell has indicated he won't engage in a public battle with Rosie O'Donnell over her remarks on The View last...

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Super Bowl-like Numbers For Title Games

23rd January 2007 17:30

CBS's coverage of the AFC title game between the Indianapolis Colts and the New England Patriots produced the highest ratings of any TV show since...

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Tight Race Between Heroes And 24

23rd January 2007 17:30

Fox's 24 took on NBC's new hit Heroes Monday night in the 9:00 p.m. hour and 24 came out ahead in the overnight ratings with a 9.9 rating and a 14...

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