Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 23rd June 2005

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Ryder Quits Drink-driving To Save Children

23rd June 2005 2:45

HAPPY MONDAYS frontman SHAUN RYDER has ditched driving - because he is terrified of hitting a child while drunk. The STEP ON star admits he only...

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Morissette Relives Battles With Eating Disorders

23rd June 2005 2:45

Canadian singer ALANIS MORISSETTE developed problems with bulimia and anorexia when a music industry executive informed her she would struggle to...

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Margera Clears Up Simpson Reports

23rd June 2005 2:45

Former JACKASS star BAM MARGERA has confirmed he did spend a night with JESSICA SIMPSON - but no sex was involved. Margera's friendship with...

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Doherty Ditches Fashion Shoot

23rd June 2005 2:45

British rocker PETE DOHERTY left VOGUE magazine editors fuming when he failed to attend a London fashion shoot. The troubled BABYSHAMBLES singer...

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Geldof: 'Prince William Must Attend Live 8'

23rd June 2005 2:45

SIR BOB GELDOF has urged British royal PRINCE WILLIAM to ditch other commitments and attend London's LIVE 8 concert - just as his late mother...

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Beyonce Breaks Down On Mtv

23rd June 2005 2:45

BEYONCE KNOWLES turned into an emotional wreck on MTV's TOTAL REQUEST LIVE yesterday (22JUN05) when she was asked to list the things she'll miss...

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Jackson's Nutritionist Reveals Shocking Truth

23rd June 2005 2:45

MICHAEL JACKSON's father called in one of Hollywood's top nutritionists to help his frail son cope with his 90 day child molestation trial. DICK...

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Skeet To Divorce

23rd June 2005 2:45

SCREAM star SKEET ULRICH and his pretty British wife GEORGINA CATES are to divorce. The couple separated last year (04) and actress Cates has...

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Sureshot Eva Impresses With Her Gun Skills

23rd June 2005 2:45

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA is impressing co-stars MICHAEL DOUGLAS and KIEFER SUTHERLAND with her shooting skills on the set of new...

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Kilmer Plans Biopic About Christian Science Heroine

23rd June 2005 2:45

Movie star VAL KILMER is writing a screenplay about the founder of the Christian Science movement. THE DOORS star, himself a follower of the...

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Richards And Sheen Planned Close Births

23rd June 2005 2:45

Actress DENISE RICHARDS decided to have her children in such close succession because she wants them to grow together as best friends. Richards,...

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Hermes Bosses Apologise To Oprah

23rd June 2005 2:45

Bosses at Paris, France's Hermes store have been forced to apologise to talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY after refusing to let her into their posh...

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Hilton Promises Father-in-law Early Grandchildren

23rd June 2005 2:45

Hotel heiress PARIS HILTON is planning to start having children soon after her wedding to PARIS LATSIS - on the advice of her future...

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Watts Still Hears Her Late Father's Laughter

23rd June 2005 2:45

Antipodean screen star NAOMI WATTS is forever haunted by her late father's manic laughter, as it is featured on PINK FLOYD's classic 1973 album...

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Aniston Getting Close To Vaughn

23rd June 2005 2:45

Rumours JENNIFER ANISTON is dating VINCE VAUGHN have surfaced again after the Hollywood stars were photographed hugging each other on the set of...

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Army Trio Record Iraq Rap Album

23rd June 2005 2:45

A trio of US soldiers who were stationed in Iraq have recorded a rap album about their experiences in the Middle East. LIVE FROM IRAQ, recorded...

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Navarro Happy Reality Show Is Over

23rd June 2005 9:41

DAVE NAVARRO is thrilled his reality show with his wife CARMEN ELECTRA has come to an end - because he didn't enjoy the "pressure" of having...

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Seal Named Best Celebrity Dad-to-be

23rd June 2005 9:41

Pop star SEAL has been named the best celebrity dad-to-be in a magazine poll. The British singer, who is expecting his first child with German...

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Boone Brings Stars Together For Billy Graham Tribute

23rd June 2005 9:41

Crooner PAT BOONE has brought together a host of stars for a video tribute to US evangelist BILLY GRAHAM. The born-again-Christian singer...

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Carter Girls Play Carter Family Icons In New Musical

23rd June 2005 9:41

The daughters of country music's first family, THE CARTERS, are to play their mothers in a new musical about the birth of the genre. CARLENE...

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Moved From Parking Lot

23rd June 2005 9:41

Organisers of a free RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS concert have moved the show from a parking lot to a grassy field, after realising many revellers may...

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Lawrence's Crew Involved In Collision

23rd June 2005 9:41

Country star TRACY LAWRENCE is still in shock after learning that members of his tour crew were involved in a near-fatal smash-up in South...

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Destiny's Child Barbies To Arrive Weeks Before Split

23rd June 2005 9:41

DESTINY'S CHILD's split announcement has left bosses at toy manufacturer MATTEL far from thrilled - because they're set to unveil a new range of...

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Jackson's Pr Man: 'Michael Wanted A Knighthood'

23rd June 2005 9:41

MICHAEL JACKSON spent a fortune trying to buy himself a knighthood, according to the pop star's former right-hand man. BOB JONES was Jackson's...

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Troy's A Hit For Marlins Pitcher

23rd June 2005 9:41

Movie maker WOLFGANG PETERSEN was so thrilled to hear that top baseball star DONTRELLE WILLIS prepares for games by watching scenes from TROY, he...

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Kidman Marks Her Birthdays With Gifts For Her Mother

23rd June 2005 9:41

NICOLE KIDMAN is so grateful to be alive, she sends her mother a gift each year her own birthday rolls around. The OSCAR-winning actress, who...

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Richards' Daughters Operating On Separate Schedules

23rd June 2005 9:41

WILD THINGS star DENISE RICHARDS is getting hardly any sleep since giving birth to her second daughter recently - because both of her young...

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Longoria Makes Bikini Bet

23rd June 2005 9:41

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA and US sports pundit pal JOHN SALLEY have come up with a sexy bet on the outcome of the NBA basketball...

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Lohan To Celebrate 19th Birthday Multiple Times

23rd June 2005 9:41

LINDSAY LOHAN has decided to go all out for her 19th birthday - by having as many parties as she can before her big day. The FREAKY FRIDAY star...

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Sean Patrick Thomas Engaged

23rd June 2005 9:41

SAVE THE LAST DANCE star SEAN PATRICK THOMAS has become engaged to his actress girlfriend AONIKA LAURENT. The couple, who are both 34, plan to...

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Richards Gets Help From Mother

23rd June 2005 9:41

THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH star DENISE RICHARDS has temporarily moved her mother in with her, as she adjusts to her new life as single mother. The...

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Tyson's Pigeon Coop Plans Hit Stumbling Block

23rd June 2005 9:41

Fallen boxing champ MIKE TYSON's plans to build a pigeon coop in the backyard of his Arizona home have been halted because he doesn't have a...

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Superman Struggles In Iraq

23rd June 2005 9:41

TV SUPERMAN DEAN CAIN ended up in a military hospital on a recent morale-boosting trip to Iraq when the desert heat and asthma got the better of...

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On Golden Pond Revival Faces Closure

23rd June 2005 9:41

The Broadway revival of ON GOLDEN POND is set to close on Sunday (26JUN05) unless its ailing star, JAMES EARL JONES, can return to the production...

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Pitt And Aniston's Company Moves To Paramount

23rd June 2005 9:41

Estranged Hollywood couple BRAD PITT and JENNIFER ANISTON are moving their production company PLAN B from WARNER BROS to PARAMOUNT PICTURES after...

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Sizemore Denies Probation Violation

23rd June 2005 9:41

Troubled actor TOM SIZEMORE appeared in a Los Angeles court yesterday (22JUN05) to deny claims he falsified a urine test for drugs. The BLACK...

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Blur In Legal Battle

23rd June 2005 13:36

Bassist ALEX JAMES was desperate to reunite BLUR for the upcoming LIVE 8 gig in London - but instead of rocking out together, they are suing each...

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Prince Charles Avoids Live 8

23rd June 2005 13:36

British royal PRINCE CHARLES has refused to attend London's LIVE 8 concert - despite having been present at the legendary LIVE AID show 20 years...

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Madonna Wants More Kids

23rd June 2005 13:36

MADONNA is keen to have more children and insists her age isn't an obstacle to child birth. The 46-year-old mother of two is baffled by the fuss...

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Costello Cancels Gig

23rd June 2005 13:36

British singer/songwriter ELVIS COSTELLO pulled the plug on his French concert last night (22JUN05), citing unspecified medical reasons. The SHE...

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Dillon Hopes He'll Land More Comedy Roles

23rd June 2005 13:36

WILD THINGS star MATT DILLON is hoping his appearance in LINDSAY LOHAN's movie HERBIE: FULLY LOADED will lead to film bosses casting him in more...

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Zellweger Eyes Up Sexy Career

23rd June 2005 13:36

RENEE ZELLWEGER is keen to show off her sexy side as a model - as it would make a welcome change from acting out dowdy roles such as BRIDGET...

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Paltrow Asks To Be Live 8 Tea Girl

23rd June 2005 13:36

GWYNETH PALTROW is so desperate to be a part of the LIVE 8 extravaganza in London, she has offered to serve refreshments to performers backstage. ...

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Berry Rebuffed By So Solid Rapper

23rd June 2005 13:36

HALLE BERRY forced her amorous attentions on former SO SOLID CREW rapper MC HARVEY- with disappointing results. The 21 SECONDS hitmaker hastily...

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Stars Attend Hollywood Make-up Man's Funeral

23rd June 2005 13:36

A host of Hollywood stars have attended the funeral of movie make up artist ROBERT McCANN in Scotland. ROBERT CARLYLE, THANDIE NEWTON and KELLY...

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Cash Mocks Hewitt's Pregnant Fiancee

23rd June 2005 13:36

Tennis star-turned-TV host PAT CASH was left red-faced after he referred to Australian WIMBLEDON component LLEYTON HEWITT's pregnant fiancee as "up...

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Law's Hamlet Delayed

23rd June 2005 13:36

JUDE LAW's promised return to the London stage has hit a glitch, nine months after the actor promised to tread the West End boards. The ALFIE...

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Cosby Accusers Seek Anonymity

23rd June 2005 13:36

The nine women involved in funnyman BILL COSBY's sexual assault lawsuit have appealed to a Philadelphia judge for anonymity, fearing the exposing...

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Schiffer Wins Photo Court Battle

23rd June 2005 13:36

German supermodel CLAUDIA SCHIFFER has triumphed in a court battle against German magazines, after the high court upheld a previous ruling. The...

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Heartbroken Melua Becomes Work-obsessed

23rd June 2005 13:36

Singer KATIE MELUA has plunged into a gruelling work schedule to distract herself from her recent split from long-term love LUKE PRITCHARD. The...

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Billy Elliot Cast Angry With Elton

23rd June 2005 13:36

The cast of London stage show BILLY ELLIOT have accused composer SIR ELTON JOHN of exploiting them at a charity performance last week...

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Live 8 Chaos

23rd June 2005 13:36

The Scottish LIVE 8 concert is in chaos after fans were wrongly told they had won tickets for the charity extravaganza. Hundreds of thousands of...

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Fatboy And Ball Renew Their Vows

23rd June 2005 13:36

Dance star FATBOY SLIM and his wife ZOE BALL are renewing their vows in a lavish ceremony in Spain's dance capital Ibiza this August (05). The...

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Willis Is Female Friendly

23rd June 2005 21:26

BRUCE WILLIS is convinced he makes the perfect husband, because he's spent his life surrounded by women. The actor is currently single following...

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Henry To Star In Hollywood Movie

23rd June 2005 21:26

French soccer star THIERRY HENRY is tipped to be a Hollywood superstar after catching the eye of celebrated US film-maker SPIKE LEE. The sexy...

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Stone's Disbelief At Casino Oscar Nod

23rd June 2005 21:26

SHARON STONE will never forget the moment she heard she had been nominated for an OSCAR for her performance in 1995 movie CASINO - because all six...

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Lohan's Uncle Arrested

23rd June 2005 21:26

LINDSAY LOHAN's uncle PAUL SULLIVAN has been arrested (21JUN05) for allegedly misusing a government loan. Sullivan's company the ROPA GROUP acts...

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Loren Honoured In Hometown

23rd June 2005 21:26

Italian screen siren SOPHIA LOREN was brought to tears on Wednesday (22JUN05) as she was presented with an honorary citizenship in her Italian...

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Sag Snubs Stars' Game Contract

23rd June 2005 21:26

LATEST: A contract between actors including SAMUEL L JACKSON, DENNIS HOPPER and BURT REYNOLDS and the computer game business has been rejected by...

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De Niro Fuming After Paper Interviews Young Neighbour

23rd June 2005 21:26

Legendary actor ROBERT DE NIRO has slammed an American newspaper after finding out it interviewed his nine-year-old neighbour. The NEW YORK POST...

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Credit Card For Lourdes

23rd June 2005 21:26

Pop superstar MADONNA has given her eight-year-old daughter LOURDES her own credit card with a $10,000 (GBP5,500) limit, according to a US...

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Cooper Becomes A Radio Star

23rd June 2005 21:26

ALICE COOPER has agreed to host his own show on the newly launched British radio station VIRGIN RADIO CLASSIC ROCK. The SCHOOL'S OUT star, 57,...

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Green Day Fail To Impress Punk Icon

23rd June 2005 21:26

Rock superstars GREEN DAY were left red-faced after meeting their hero, THE BUZZCOCKS guitarist STEVE DIGGLE - but he had no idea who they were. ...

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Hendrix Book Sparks Legal Spat

23rd June 2005 21:26

JIMI HENDRIX is at the centre of a legal battle - despite having died 35 years ago (70). The PURPLE HAZE star's former manager EDWARD CHALPIN...

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Bianca Jagger Criticises Live 8 Celebrities

23rd June 2005 21:26

SIR MICK JAGGER's ex-wife BIANCA has hit out at stars such as BONO and SIR BOB GELDOF for using "hype" to highlight poverty. Jagger, a dedicated...

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Ash Survive Bus Explosion

23rd June 2005 21:26

Northern Irish rockers ASH were lucky to survive when their tour bus exploded after a gig in Los Angeles. The BURN BABY BURN band were...

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French Artists Snub Live 8

23rd June 2005 21:26

French artists including JOHNNY HALLYDAY and MYLENE FARMER have still not confirmed whether they'll be appearing at the Paris leg of charity event...

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Stunt Community Angered By Oscar Decision

23rd June 2005 21:32

Hollywood's stunt community has been left fuming after ACADEMY AWARDS bosses decided not to introduce an OSCAR category to recognise their work. ...

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Alfie Stars Team Up For Sleuth Remake

23rd June 2005 21:32

The two big screen ALFIEs are set to team up in a remake of cult movie SLEUTH. MICHAEL CAINE is keen to remake his hit 1972 movie and he wants...

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Ryan Fan Sues Network For Calling Him A 'Stalker'

23rd June 2005 21:32

A man convicted of trespassing at a house he mistakenly thought belonged to MEG RYAN is taking legal action against TV network E! ENTERTAINMENT for...

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Earle's Alaska Gig Outrage

23rd June 2005 21:32

Country rocker STEVE EARLE's scheduled appearance at the upcoming SOUTHEAST ALASKA STATE FAIR has sparked uproar among patriotic locals. Alaskan...

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Idol Star Debuts At The Top

23rd June 2005 21:32

AMERICAN IDOL star CARRIE UNDERWOOD has debuted at number one in the US singles chart just a month after becoming the fourth winner of the TV...

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Mtv + Vh1 Team Up For Live 8 Marathon

23rd June 2005 21:32

US cable music networks MTV and VH1 will team up to telecast eight hours of the LIVE 8 concerts on 2 July (05). The stations plan to broadcast...

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Noel Quickly Put An End To Liam's Lennon Aspirations

23rd June 2005 21:32

OASIS rocker LIAM GALLAGHER is so obsessed with the late BEATLE JOHN LENNON he once impersonated his idol's accent and insisted all those around...

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Crow Caught Topless

23rd June 2005 21:32

SHERYL CROW will be thinking twice about changing clothes out in the open after topless shots of her appeared in US men's magazine HUSTLER. The...

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Lil' Kim Prepares For Sentencing

23rd June 2005 21:32

Raunchy rapper LIL' KIM is set to learn how much jail time she'll serve for her perjury conviction when she attends a New York court for her...

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Internet Blamed For Live 8 Ticket Chaos

23rd June 2005 21:32

LATEST: The company handling tickets for the Scottish LIVE 8 concert has denied wrongly informing fans they had won tickets for the event. Angry...

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Rachel's Dance Dreams Dashed

23rd June 2005 21:32

ROD STEWART's ex-wife RACHEL HUNTER's dancing dreams have come to an end after getting kicked off hit US TV show DANCING WITH THE STARS. The...

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Kathy Hilton's Show Opens To Lukewarm Audience

23rd June 2005 21:32

PARIS HILTON's mother KATHY has proved less than hot for American TV viewers - only 6.8 million tuning in to watch the debut of her reality show on...

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Suvari Meets The Parents

23rd June 2005 21:32

Actress MENA SUVARI has jetted to Australia to meet the parents of her new love JAY BULLOCH. The 26-year-old AMERICAN BEAUTY star reportedly...

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Brad's Mistaken Mistress Reveals Almost All

23rd June 2005 21:32

The woman who sparked a scandal when she was linked romantically to BRAD PITT last year (04), has extended her time in the spotlight by revealing...

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Bettany Added To Joker Shortlist

23rd June 2005 21:32

LATEST: British actor PAUL BETTANY has joined the race to play BATMAN's nemesis THE JOKER in a planned sequel to BATMAN BEGINS. Director...

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