Music, Movie and Entertainment News 23rd December 2006

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Jingle Bell Rock: The Top Christmas Tunes

23rd December 2006 0:00

by Kev Lewin We all have a favourite Christmas tune, but have you ever wondered which classic pop ditty is the most successful at this special time...

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Beyonce Screen Test Stunned Dreamgirls Producers

23rd December 2006 0:00

Pop star BEYONCE KNOWLES had to fight hard to convince DREAMGIRLS filmmakers she was perfect for the part of glamourous DEENA JONES, because they...

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Garrett Haunted By Paralysed Pal

23rd December 2006 0:00

Seventies pop sensation LEIF GARRETT is still haunted by the fact his teenage partying left a pal paralysed from the waist down. The US pin-up was...

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De Niro Wanted Dicaprio Over Damon

23rd December 2006 0:00

Director ROBERT DE NIRO originally selected LEONARDO DiCAPRIO to star in THE GOOD SHEPHERD, but had to recast after the TITANIC star dropped out...

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Stallone Challenged By Raising Daughters

23rd December 2006 0:00

MACho actor SYLVESTER STALLONE can take on any opponent in the boxing ring, but insists he is baffled when it comes to raising his three young...

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Bono Awarded Honorary Knighthood

23rd December 2006 0:00

Campaigning rocker BONO has been awarded an honorary knighthood for "his services to the music industry and for his humanitarian work," by QUEEN...

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Shohreh Grateful For Support As She Fled Iran

23rd December 2006 0:00

HOUSE OF SAND AND FOG star SHOHREH AGHDASHLOO will always cherish the support of her mother and ex-husband when she first decided to leave her native...

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Love And Cobain's Christmas Drugs Hunts

23rd December 2006 0:00

Rocker COURTNEY LOVE and NIRVANA frontman KURT COBAIN often spent the festive season on a drugs hunt - but not before they'd showered each other with...

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Second Publicist Leaves Spears

23rd December 2006 0:00

Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS is dealing with the departure of yet another publicist in the span of only three months. Spears has been without a personal...

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Michael Jackson Sues Ex-accountants

23rd December 2006 0:00

MICHAEL JACKSON is suing his former accountants, accusing them of making unauthorised business deals and charging him millions of dollars. Jackson...

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Goodrem And Mcfadden Home For The Holidays

23rd December 2006 0:00

DELTA GOODREM and her Irish boyfriend BRIAN MCFADDEN have arrived in Australia so she can realise one of her childhood dreams - singing at Sydney's...

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Driver: 'Give A Camel This Christmas'

23rd December 2006 0:00

British actress MINNIE DRIVER is asking family, friends and fans to dig deep and buy camels, sheep and goats this Christmas (06) so refugees in...

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Ledger Dreams Of A White Christmas

23rd December 2006 0:00

Australian actor HEATH LEDGER enjoys Christmas in his adopted New York - because he always felt silly singing "dashing through the snow..." on a...

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Jordan Wants Second Wedding

23rd December 2006 0:00

British model KATIE 'JORDAN' PRICE wants a second wedding with husband PETER ANDRE, because post-natal depression ruined their first nuptials. The...

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Kilmer's Christmas Birthday Swap

23rd December 2006 0:00

VAL KILMER always used to dread his end-of-year birthday as it was so close to Christmas Day (25DEC06) - so his parents decided to swap his December...

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Thomas Working On Matchbox Twenty Reunion

23rd December 2006 0:00

ROB THOMAS and his former MATCHBOX TWENTY bandmates are working on material for a fourth album, but refuse to be locked into a specific release...

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Washington Gets Serious With Her Christmas Shopping

23rd December 2006 0:00

Actress KERRY WASHINGTON hates Christmas commercialism and tries to pick gifts that really mean something to family and friends. The RAY star's...

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Hargitay Inspired By Bodybuilder Father

23rd December 2006 0:00

LAW + ORDER: SVU star MARISKA HARGITAY used memories of her father to help inspire her to get her body back in shape after having a baby. Hargitay's...

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Uri Geller Plans To Take Reality Show To The World

23rd December 2006 0:00

Spoon-bending paranormalist URI GELLER is planning to bring his reality show quest to find a new psychic to Britain. The show, THE SUCCESSOR, is...

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Blanchett Plans Showstopping Christmas Eve Performance

23rd December 2006 0:00

Australian actress CATE BLANCHETT is planning her greatest acting role to date this Christmas - convincing her kids that Santa Claus really does...

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Fawcett Helps Others Fight Cancer

23rd December 2006 0:00

FARRAH FAWCETT is expected to make a full recovery after recently completing six weeks of cancer therapy and has pledged to help other cancer...

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Sewell Makes Country Christmas Plans

23rd December 2006 0:00

British actor RUFUS SEWELL has the perfect country Christmas planned this year (06) at his mother's 10th century castle. The ILLUSIONIST star loves...

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Jewel Plans A Wild Christmas

23rd December 2006 0:00

JEWEL is planning a Christmas Day safari for friends and family who are flying to Texas to celebrate the holidays with the Alaskan singer and her...

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Macgowan And Doherty Pose Naked

23rd December 2006 0:00

Hellraising rockers SHANE MACGOWAN and PETE DOHERTY have posed nude together for a photoshoot. The pair were tempted out of their clothes by...

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Britney's Man Is Crazy For Her

23rd December 2006 0:00

BRITNEY SPEARS' new boyfriend JONATHAN 'JR' ROTEM has revealed he is infatuated with the pop princess. Spears was spotted smooching with the music...

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Devito Remembers Christmas Train Gift

23rd December 2006 0:00

Movie star DANNY DeVITO still yearns for the train sets he collected as a kid because they were such an important part of his childhood Christmases. ...

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Mcgregor's Naked Treat

23rd December 2006 0:00

EWAN MCGREGOR loves stripping off on film, and considers it a gift for his female fans. The Scottish star has appeared naked in TRAINSPOTTING,...

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Beckhams Santa Trick

23rd December 2006 0:00

VICTORIA and DAVID BECKHAM trick their three kids into behaving, by pretending SANTA CLAUS has cameras trained on their home. The former SPICE GIRL...

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The Things They Say 3653

23rd December 2006 0:00

"I have a huge bonus going to my agent this year. His Christmas bonus is going to be massive." HUGH JACKMAN plans to be extra generous to his agent...

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The Things They Say 3654

23rd December 2006 0:00

"Santa, in Australia, very rarely has the whole red suit on because it's so hot - he has shorts on - and the sleighs are pulled by kangaroos."...

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The Things They Say 3652

23rd December 2006 0:00

"I want four Percheron horses, a Helio phone so I can access my MySpace at all times, a farm, a bowling alley and some candles." OUTKAST star BIG BOI...

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The Things They Say 3655

23rd December 2006 0:00

"It'll be a good old-fashioned Christmas. I'll be with my family, sit around in some sweatpants and tell stories." RENEE ZELLWEGER on her Christmas...

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Fascinating Fact 2627

23rd December 2006 0:00

IN DA CLUB rapper 50 CENT owns over 300 pairs of shoes.

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Ramsay Experiences 'Real Hell's Kitchen'

23rd December 2006 11:49

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay flew to Afghanistan this week to prepare a Christmas dinner for British troops stationed in the war-torn country.The...

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Fine Over Jackson Boob Defended

23rd December 2006 12:29

The decision to levy a $550,000 (280,000) fine against US network CBS owing to singer Janet Jackson's infamous "wardrobe malfunction" has been...

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Italian Fashion Bans Skinny Models

23rd December 2006 12:40

A code to prevent underweight women and girls modelling for some of Italy's biggest fashion houses has been unveiled.The self-regulatory code aims to...

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"Inspirational" Bono Knighted

23rd December 2006 14:18

U2 frontman Bono, real name Paul Hewson, has been awarded an honorary knighthood in recognition of his work as both a musician and a leading poverty...

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Jackson Files Lawsuit Against Accountants

23rd December 2006 19:06

Controversial singer Michael Jackson has launched legal action against his former accountants, claiming they misrepresented him with unauthorised...

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