Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 23rd April 2004

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Fuss Over Queer Eye Number Plate

23rd April 2004 3:07

The man who sold the QUEER EYE FOR THE STRAIGHT GUY makeover gurus his numberplate for $100 (GBP56) is trying to get more money out of their...

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Vivica Nets Home On The Web

23rd April 2004 3:07

KILL BILL beauty VIVICA A FOX is such a huge fan of the internet she bought her latest home on the world wide web. The sexy actress,...

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Hugh's Huge Naked Blunder

23rd April 2004 3:07

HUGH JACKMAN hopes one deleted scene from his new action movie VAN HELSING stays on the cutting room floor - because the Aussie hunk reveals a...

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Diana's Mum Battles Brain Disease

23rd April 2004 3:07

DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES's mother is critically ill in hospital in Scotland battling a incurable and advanced brain disease. FRANCES SHAND KYDD,...

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Beckham Set For Movie Role

23rd April 2004 3:07

Controversial sports superstar DAVID BECKHAM is being lined up to appear in new soccer movie trilogy GOAL! Movie bosses want the ENGLAND...

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Carradine Thanks Tarantino For Reviving Career

23rd April 2004 3:07

Actor DAVID CARRADINE has thanked director QUENTIN TARANTINO for reviving his career in the KILL BILL movies. The 67-year-old star of '70s TV...

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Spacey Laughs Off 'Mugging'

23rd April 2004 3:07

Hollywood star KEVIN SPACEY has laughed off his supposed mugging in London last weekend (17APR04), claiming he was paid to keep soccer star DAVID...

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Family Slam Diana Show

23rd April 2004 3:07

DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES' brother CHARLES SPENCER was "shocked and sickened" by an American TV show screening pictures of his dying sister. CBS...

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Song Infuriates Mexican Mothers

23rd April 2004 3:07

The members of Mexican band LOS TIGRES DEL NORTE (TIGERS OF THE NORTH) have sparked outrage in their native country for releasing a song about the...

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Aaron + Omarion Land Fat Albert Roles

23rd April 2004 3:07

Pop star AARON CARTER and recently departed B2K pin-up OMARION have joined the cast of the movie adaptation of BILL COSBY's beloved cartoon...

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Janet Gives Ellen Ab-toning Tips

23rd April 2004 3:07

Sexy singer JANET JACKSON revealed the secret of her rock-hard abs to TV chat show host ELLEN DeGENERES yesterday (22APR04) - she's "got really big...

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South Park Pokes Fun At Jackson

23rd April 2004 3:07

Troubled singer MICHAEL JACKSON faced more ridicule in America last night (22APR04) after the creators of irreverent cartoon TV series SOUTH PARK...

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Michael + Elton Rock For Rainforests

23rd April 2004 3:07

MICHAEL J FOX and ELTON JOHN stole the show at Wednesday night's (21APR04) RAINFOREST BENEFIT concert in New York by taking to the stage for a...

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Juliette Lewis To Sing With Prodigy

23rd April 2004 3:07

British rockers THE PRODIGY have landed a new A-list lead singer - Hollywood actress JULIETTE LEWIS. The STARSKY AND HUTCH star, 30, will...

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Sir Jay-z

23rd April 2004 3:07

Rap superstar JAY-Z demanded a Knighthood from THE QUEEN in return for performing at PRINCE CHARLES's upcoming charity gig in London. His bid...

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Jackson Will Stand Trial

23rd April 2004 3:07

Troubled superstar MICHAEL JACKSON will stand trial on seven counts of child molestation, a California grand jury has ruled. The 19-member panel...

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Tlc Star Finds A New Hunk

23rd April 2004 9:29

TLC star ROZONDA 'CHILLI' THOMAS has found a new toyboy to replace her ex USHER - and he's a football superstar. The 33-year-old WATERFALLS...

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Rap + Pop Stars Praise Gibson's Passion

23rd April 2004 9:29

God-fearing stars MISSY ELLIOTT, TIM McGRAW and AMERICAN IDOL winners KELLY CLARKSON and RUBEN STUDDARD have hailed MEL GIBSON's THE PASSION OF THE...

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Homme Takes On Hawkins Over Dalle

23rd April 2004 9:29

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE star JOSH HOMME has a love rival in British rocker JUSTIN HAWKINS - THE DARKNESS star is after his girl. The I BELIEVE...

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Houston And Brown Head For The Bahamas

23rd April 2004 9:29

Singing couple WHITNEY HOUSTON and BOBBY BROWN enjoyed a sunsoaked break in the Bahamas recently, following a string of high profile troubles. ...

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Love Seeks New Home For Cobain's Remains

23rd April 2004 9:29

COURTNEY LOVE is trying to find a new home for half her tragic husband KURT COBAIN's ashes after learning her former mother-in-law's house is to be...

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Britney Performs With Burlesque Troupe - For Brother

23rd April 2004 9:29

Pop beauty BRITNEY SPEARS gave her older brother BRYAN a birthday to remember - by dancing with CARMEN ELECTRA and burlesque troupe the PUSSYCAT...

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J.lo Keeps Showing Her Secret New Man Off - In Public

23rd April 2004 9:29

JENNIFER LOPEZ is doing an awful job of hiding her feelings for reported new boyfriend MARC ANTHONY - they keep meeting in public. Lopez caused...

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More Legal Woes For Love

23rd April 2004 9:29

COURTNEY LOVE has been hit with yet more troubles - managers at her exclusive New York City condominium are seeking monies, claiming she hasn't...

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Stallone's Ex Goes Under The Knife - In Front Of Cameras

23rd April 2004 9:29

SYLVESTER STALLONE's ex-girlfriend JANICE DICKINSON is so proud of her frequent cosmetic surgery operations, she's invited PEOPLE magazine along to...

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Aniston Hosts Baby Shower For Cox

23rd April 2004 9:29

Actress JENNIFER ANISTON gave her pregnant FRIENDS co-star COURTENEY COX a special treat by throwing a baby shower for her. Aniston opened the...

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Hilton Horror Movie Surfaces

23rd April 2004 9:29

Hotel heiress PARIS HILTON has another potentially-embarrassing video about to be unleashed on the public - a British horror movie called NINE...

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Crowe Tops Wedding List

23rd April 2004 9:29

RUSSELL CROWE's 2003 wedding to DANIELLE SPENCER has topped a new poll of extravagant Hollywood weddings. The couple's April (03) nuptials on...

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Perry Falls For Punk'd Prank

23rd April 2004 9:29

FRIENDS star MATTHEW PERRY has suffered the ultimate humiliation on ASHTON KUTCHER's prank show PUNK'D - looking like a fool on TV. Perry joins...

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Crawford Battles With Film-makers

23rd April 2004 9:29

Supermodel CINDY CRAWFORD has been losing beauty sleep - because work near her home on LISA KUDROW and MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL's upcoming movie HAPPY...

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Washington Jokes About J.lo At Premiere

23rd April 2004 9:29

OSCAR-winning actor DENZEL WASHINGTON made a cruel joke about JENNIFER LOPEZ's weight after she upstaged him at the Hollywood premiere of his new...

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Newman Fights Princeton Booze Binge

23rd April 2004 9:29

Movie veteran PAUL NEWMAN is urging officials at PRINCETON UNIVERSITY to rethink a traditional beer marathon that bears his name. The drinking...

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Caprice Parts Company With Manager In Hollywood Aim

23rd April 2004 13:27

Model CAPRICE has parted company with her manager - as she attempts to forge an acting career in Hollywood. The American beauty, 29, has...

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Vegas Makes Funny Impression On Depp

23rd April 2004 13:27

British comedian JOHNNY VEGAS has found himself an unlikely fan in Hollywood actor JOHNNY DEPP. Portly Vegas, who co-stars with Depp on...

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Mary-kate And Ashley Set The Record Straight

23rd April 2004 13:27

Twin actresses MARY-KATE and ASHLEY OLSEN have hit out at reports they're battling eating disorders and drug and drink problems. Every aspect of...

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Madsen And Keitel Hesitate Over Satan

23rd April 2004 13:27

Movie tough guys MICHAEL MADSEN and HARVEY KEITEL had a difficult decision during the christening of Madsen's son - whether to renounce Satan or...

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Wood Experiences London Tube Delays

23rd April 2004 13:27

ELIJAH WOOD has taken the method acting experience a step too far - he decided to take the London Underground in preparation for filming a scene in...

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Driver Plans To Set Music Chart Alight

23rd April 2004 13:27

British actress MINNIE DRIVER is hoping her singing career will take off - after mingling with music bosses at a recent award ceremony in a bid to...

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Tarantino Rubbishes Film He's Set To Remake

23rd April 2004 13:27

QUENTIN TARANTINO has rubbished sixties JAMES BOND spoof CASINO ROYALE, which he plans on remaking. The KILL BILL: VOL 2 director, 41, has...

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Jordan Finally Details Beckham 'Electric' Moment

23rd April 2004 13:27

Glamour model JORDAN has finally detailed the "electric" moment she shared with DAVID BECKHAM in a nightclub - claiming the soccer superstar...

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Atomic Kitten Dates Model

23rd April 2004 13:27

Former ATOMIC KITTEN star LIZ McCLARNON has found love with a male model. The Liverpool-born singer, 23, has fallen head-over-heels for a hunk...

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Eamon Welcomes Ex-girlfriend's Jibes

23rd April 2004 13:27

Foul-mouthed rapper EAMON is delighted his ex-girlfriend has released a song retaliating to his number one hit F*** IT (I DON'T WANT YOU BACK) -...

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Kitten Frost Causes Traffic Mayhem

23rd April 2004 13:27

Ex-ATOMIC KITTEN JENNY FROST caused a massive queue at a motorway tunnel in her native Liverpool, England - when she discovered she didn't have...

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Spears' Abnormal Life

23rd April 2004 13:27

Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS has given up any hope of living a normal life - unless she's walking around New York's Central Park in disguise. The...

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Beatles Home Faces Demolition

23rd April 2004 13:27

BEATLES star RINGO STARR is facing the prospect of his childhood home being destroyed by Liverpool City Council - causing outrage among his fans....

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Pink Nipple Squeezing Secret

23rd April 2004 13:27

Pop punk PINK has a unique way of getting psyched up before a live performance - she has her nipples squeezed. The GET THE PARTY STARTED star...

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Knowles Hires Decoys To Sunbathe Topless

23rd April 2004 13:27

BEYONCE KNOWLES enjoys sunbathing topless so much she paid a number of lookalikes to act as decoys to confuse marauding photographers. The CRAZY...

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Church Reconciling With Love Rat Ex?

23rd April 2004 13:27

Teen soprano CHARLOTTE CHURCH is close to reconciling with her love rat ex-boyfriend STEVEN JOHNSON. The multi-millionairess singer endured a...

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Brit Remodels His Face On Hollywood's Leading Men

23rd April 2004 17:32

A 32-year-old Brit has recreated himself thanks to the faces of Hollywood's leading men - and a little help from a real-life BARBIE. Miserable...

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Lane Impressed With Fiance's Chat-up Approach

23rd April 2004 17:32

Hollywood actress DIANE LANE knew fiance JOSH BROLIN was the man for her when they first met - because he didn't back off upon learning she was a...

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Tyler Inspired By Pal Moss

23rd April 2004 17:32

Hollywood star LIV TYLER cites her close friend KATE MOSS as her biggest inspiration when it comes to looking good. The LORD OF THE RINGS...

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Branson Cashes In On Beckham 'Affair'

23rd April 2004 17:32

British entrepreneur RICHARD BRANSON is keen to cash in on DAVID BECKHAM's recent alleged affair with his personal assistant - by spoofing the...

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Depp And Paradis Avoid Working Together

23rd April 2004 17:32

Movie hunk JOHNNY DEPP is unsure he'll ever work with partner VANESSA PARADIS on film - as their best collaborations are in their family life. ...

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Hilton Sex-tape Set For Home Rental Release

23rd April 2004 17:32

PARIS HILTON's notorious X-rated video tape made with ex-boyfriend RICK SALOMON is set to be released in video rental outlets. Los-Angeles based...

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Nicholson Celebrates 67th Birthday In Star-studded Style

23rd April 2004 17:32

Actor JACK NICHOLSON celebrated his 67th birthday with the help of a few Hollywood friends this week (ends23APR04) - including bad boys SEAN PENN...

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Dunst Serves Up Stinging Criticism At Wimbledon Film

23rd April 2004 17:32

Acclaimed actress KIRSTEN DUNST has launched a staggering attack on her forthcoming romantic comedy WIMBLEDON - criticising the dialogue and her...

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Jo Dee Messina Speaks Of Alcohol Battle

23rd April 2004 17:32

Country star JO DEE MESSINA was as shocked as everybody else to learn she had become an alcoholic - because she had her first drink just five years...

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Jagger's Ex Claims She Was Contender For Jolie Role

23rd April 2004 17:32

SIR MICK JAGGER's ex-lover LUCIANNA MORAD has been telling friends she was the first choice for ANGELINA JOLIE's role in forthcoming epic...

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Williams's Summer Concerts Help Dvd Sales Surge

23rd April 2004 17:32

Pop hunk ROBBIE WILLIAMS's DVD of his concert at Knebwoth, England in 2003 has aided a surge in the 'live' music market in his native Britain. ...

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Cruz Finally Finds Resting Place

23rd April 2004 17:32

Late music legend CELIA CRUZ is finally in her resting place - after being interred in a upscale mausoleum in The Bronx, New York. The QUEEN OF...

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Blue Singer Talks About Possible Split

23rd April 2004 17:32

BLUE bandmember ANTONY COSTA has ruled out the possibility of the foursome carrying on should fellow singer LEE RYAN leave - because three's "not a...

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Hip Hop Boss Released From Jail

23rd April 2004 17:32

SNOOP DOGG's hip-hop rival SUGE KNIGHT has been released from jail and is due to make a return to DEATH ROW RECORDS today (23APR04). The...

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Quincy Jones Details We Are The Future Charity Gig Plans

23rd April 2004 17:32

Record supremo QUINCY JONES has enlisted the talents of ALICIA KEYS, LL COOL J and ANDREA BOCELLI to help him raise awareness for the world's...

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Jackson 'To Launch Appeal On Secrecy Grounds'

23rd April 2004 17:32

Troubled pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON is reportedly planning to appeal the charges of child molestation made against him by arguing the extreme...

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Hurley's Ex Pays Big For Christmas Movie

23rd April 2004 19:26

LIZ HURLEY's ex-boyfriend STEVE BING is making headlines in the Hollywood trade press after investing a staggering $80 million (GBP44.4 million) in...

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Garner's Folks Cut From New Film

23rd April 2004 19:26

JENNIFER GARNER's parents were cut from a scene in the actress' new film 13 GOING ON 30 - because they wouldn't shut up. The DAREDEVIL star...

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Barrymore Wishes She Could Marry For First Time Again

23rd April 2004 19:26

Hollywood star DREW BARRYMORE wishes she could get married for the first time again - as she would love to call boyfriend FABRIZIO MORETTI her only...

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Hanks Honoured

23rd April 2004 19:26

TOM HANKS will receive this year's (04) STANLEY KUBRICK AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN FILM from the BRITISH ACADEMY OF FILM + TV ARTS (BAFTA) in Los...

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A Call For Ban On Chan Film In Taiwan

23rd April 2004 19:26

Calls to ban JACKIE CHAN's latest film in Taiwan have been made by a government member following the actor's claims the recent presidential...

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Bob The Builder Buys Dylan Thomas Hotel

23rd April 2004 19:26

The actor who voices children's hero BOB THE BUILDER in Britain has just bought beloved Welsh poet DYLAN THOMAS' favourite hotel and pub in...

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Beckham 'Mistress' To Appear Dating Show

23rd April 2004 19:26

Soccer ace DAVID BECKHAM's alleged mistress is to be the celebrity date on British game show LOVE ON A SATURDAY NIGHT this weekend (24-25APR04). ...

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Friends Case Back In Court

23rd April 2004 19:26

A former writer's assistant on sitcom FRIENDS has been given the go-ahead to re-sue the show's producers for sexual and racial harassment. ...

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Mckellen To Play Twanky In Spacey's First Season At The Old Vic

23rd April 2004 19:26

LORD OF THE RINGS star SIR IAN McKELLEN is to play WIDOW TWANKY in a Christmas pantomime as part of KEVIN SPACEY's first season as artistic...

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Peter Jackson To Direct Harrowing Rape Story?

23rd April 2004 19:26

LORD OF THE RINGS director PETER JACKSON has shocked Hollywood by tentatively agreeing to take over the harrowing tale of a teenage rape and...

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Rapper T.i. In Jail

23rd April 2004 19:26

Atlanta, Georgia, rapper T.I. is in SERIOUS trouble after being found guilty of violating probation on a controlled substance charge. The I'M...

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Crooner Babbitt Dies

23rd April 2004 19:26

Crooner HARRY BABBITT, who fronted the KAY KYSER BIG BAND, has hit his last high-baritone note after dying in a California nursing home. He was...

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Cher Plays Grandma

23rd April 2004 19:26

CHER has a new man in her life - the grandson she feared she'd never have. The pop superstar and actress reportedly agreed to play mum to a...

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Brown Blames Weight Gain On Jail Stint

23rd April 2004 19:26

R+B singer BOBBY BROWN has pinpointed a huge downside to his recent stint in jail - his constant eating behind bars left with him with a mound of...

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Mad World Gets The Gondry Treatment For America

23rd April 2004 19:26

GARY JULES's version of TEARS FOR FEARS classic MAD WORLD is finally getting an American release - and maverick video director MICHAEL GONDRY is in...

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Rubio: I Wasn't Sick, I Was On Holiday

23rd April 2004 19:26

LATEST: Sexy Latin pop superstar PAULINA RUBIO's settlement offer to end her current legal spat with MERCEDES BENZ has been called "insulting" by...

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J.lo Makes Fun Of Herself

23rd April 2004 19:26

JENNIFER LOPEZ is set to poke fun at her marriage problems for laughs when she guests on the season finale of sitcom WILL + GRACE in America next...

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Jackson Case Almost Fell Apart

23rd April 2004 19:26

The legal push to put MICHAEL JACKSON behind bars on seven counts of child molestation almost fell apart earlier this month (APR04) - when the pop...

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