Music, Movie and Entertainment News 25th March 2005

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Boone Fights For Dying Coma Victim

25th March 2005 3:03

LATEST: Crooner PAT BOONE has joined the fight to save coma victim TERRI SCHIAVO after federal judges gave her husband MICHAEL the go ahead to...

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Paula Pays Up

25th March 2005 3:03

LATEST: Eighties pop star-turned-AMERICAN IDOL judge PAULA ABDUL is keen to end her legal spat with a hit and run victim after paying him $775...

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Outkast Accused Of Stealing Ms Jackson

25th March 2005 3:03

A Florida woman has filed charges against OUTKAST's ANDRE 3000 and BIG BOI, claiming she's both the writer and subject of the group's monster 2000...

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Wahlberg To Cast His Mother In Tv Show

25th March 2005 3:03

MARK WAHLBERG has hatched plans to put his mother ALMA in his acclaimed TV series ENTOURAGE. With such stars as MANDY MOORE, AMANDA PEET and...

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Rourke Owes His Life To Priest And Shrink

25th March 2005 3:03

A psychiatrist and a New York priest helped bring MICKEY ROURKE back from the brink when he thought his life was over. The fallen actor was out...

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Bullock Upset By Hugh Outing Her Romance

25th March 2005 3:03

SANDRA BULLOCK is upset with HUGH GRANT after her TWO WEEKS NOTICE co-star put her in an awkward spot on the red carpet at her MISS CONGENIALITY 2...

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Andie: 'I'm Not Chaplin's Daughter'

25th March 2005 3:03

Actress ANDIE MacDOWELL was baffled to see rumours she was CHARLIE CHAPLIN's illegitimate daughter when once she surfed the internet. The FOUR...

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Heaton Under Attack On The Net

25th March 2005 3:03

Actress PATRICIA HEATON was forced to close down a message board on her website yesterday (24MAR05), after her comments against euthanasia prompted...

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Trump Insists Jackson Deal Is More Trouble Than It's Worth

25th March 2005 3:03

LATEST: Property tycoon DONALD TRUMP is laughing off press reports that he wants to sign MICHAEL JACKSON to a run of concerts in Las Vegas -...

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Sizemore Sentenced To Jail For Drug-related Charge

25th March 2005 3:03

Troubled actor TOM SIZEMORE has been sentenced to just under two years in jail for repeatedly failing drug tests while on probation. The BLACK...

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Rocker Rice Walks The Line As Roy Orbison

25th March 2005 3:03

JOHNNY CASH has found his ROY ORBISON in the shape of Scottish born singer/songwriter JOHNATHAN (corr) RICE. Rice, who recently toured with...

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Springsteen + Ac/dc Double Up With Dualdisc Format

25th March 2005 3:03

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and AC/DC are to pioneer a new combination CD/DVD project with their upcoming releases. The DualDisc format, which combines a...

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Williams Apologised To Joy Division Stars For Brits Win

25th March 2005 3:03

Pop singer ROBBIE WILLIAMS apologised to former JOY DIVISION rockers PETER HOOK and BERNARD SUMNER when his song ANGELS beat classic Joy Division...

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Britney Plans Summer Job At Dad's Fast-food Joint

25th March 2005 3:03

BRITNEY SPEARS has big plans for the summer (05) - she wants to work as a waitress at her dad JAMIE's fast-food restaurant. The TOXIC singer's...

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Carey Says No To Idol Job

25th March 2005 3:03

MARIAH CAREY has turned down the chance to be an AMERICAN IDOL judge because she can't be mean or dishonest. The singer admits she was...

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Beck Questions Scientology Bashers

25th March 2005 3:03

Rocker BECK has hit out at critics of his Scientology faith, claiming people don't see the good the controversial religion does around the world. ...

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Anthrax Reform

25th March 2005 3:03

ANTHRAX's original line-up are reuniting for the first time in 13 years to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their arrival on the music scene. ...

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Bullock Gives Up Porsche For Dogs

25th March 2005 3:03

SPEED star SANDRA BULLOCK is giving up her prized PORSCHE - because her dogs don't like it. The 40-year-old actress took out a long-term lease...

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Damon Gets Police Training

25th March 2005 3:03

THE BOURNE SUPREMACY star MATT DAMON decided to get some hands-on experience for his upcoming role as an undercover cop, by working with members...

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Faithfull Returns To The Stage

25th March 2005 13:53

British singer MARIANNE FAITHFULL is making a return to the stage, two months after exhaustion forced her to bow out of a tour. In January (05),...

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Lohan's Grandmother Cashes In

25th March 2005 13:53

LINDSAY LOHAN's grandmother is reportedly selling childhood pictures and videos of the singer for cash, against her family's wishes. Lohan's...

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Minnelli And Gest Told To Stop The "Whiny Garbage"

25th March 2005 13:53

A New York judge has ordered estranged husband-and-wife LIZA MINNELLI and DAVID GEST to stop fighting and quit their "whiny garbage" as they battle...

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Bacon's Odd London Trip

25th March 2005 13:53

Actor KEVIN BACON got a rude introduction to London life while filming in the English capital recently when he found a stash of sex toys in his...

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Shaun Of The Dead Gets The Comic Touch

25th March 2005 13:53

Ghoulish comedy movie SHAUN OF THE DEAD is to be turned into a new comic book. Director EDGAR WRIGHT plans to retell the story of a pair of...

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Seinfeld Actor Barney Martin Dies

25th March 2005 13:53

Former SEINFELD star BARNEY MARTIN has died after a battle with cancer. He was 82. Martin passed away on Monday (21MAR05) at his Studio City,...

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Bullock And Sister Get Their Colons Checked

25th March 2005 13:53

SANDRA BULLOCK had an unusual day out with her younger sister GESINE recently, when they both visited a Los Angeles doctor for colonoscopies. ...

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Banned 'Exorcist' Prequel To Be Released

25th March 2005 13:53

PAUL SCHRADER's EXORCIST prequel, PAUL SCHRADER'S EXORCIST: THE BEGINNING, is finally hitting the big screen after extended controversy saw the...

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Lewis Shows His Funny Side

25th March 2005 13:53

DANIEL DAY-LEWIS is eager to shed his serious public persona by starring in his own comic movie. The GANGS OF NEW YORK star, 47, has written the...

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Broke Rourke Takes Accountants' Allowance

25th March 2005 13:53

Fallen movie star MICKEY ROURKE is so broke he gets a weekly allowance from his accountants. The RUMBLE FISH star admits years of bad...

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Ferguson Counting On Pal Butler To Be The Next Bond

25th March 2005 13:53

Funnyman CRAIG FERGUSON is championing fellow Scot GERARD BUTLER as the next 007 - because he thinks that's the best chance he has for a dream role...

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Schumacher Defends Farrell

25th March 2005 13:53

Director JOEL SCHUMACHER has hit out at critics of COLIN FARRELL's wild behaviour - insisting he was far worse at his age. Schumacher - who...

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Prince Harry Under 24 Hour Watch

25th March 2005 13:53

British royal PRINCE HARRY will be protected around-the-clock by specialist armed police when he begins training at the British Army's SANDHURST...

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Aiken Visits Tsunami Victims

25th March 2005 13:53

AMERICAN IDOL runner-up CLAY AIKEN flew to south-east Asia earlier this month (MAR05) to visit children affected by 26 December's (04) devastating...

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Motown Gets A New Sound

25th March 2005 13:53

MOTOWN's biggest hits are set to hit the world's dancefloors again, thanks to top remixers like GREEN LANTERN and DJ JAZZY JEFF. A collection of...

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Casting Underway For Cash Musical

25th March 2005 13:53

Casting is currently underway for three men and three woman to play the late JOHNNY and JUNE CARTER CASH in the Broadway-bound musical RING OF...

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Hook Still Pays Respects To Curtis

25th March 2005 13:53

Late JOY DIVISION singer IAN CURTIS continues to influence the life and work of his bandmate PETER HOOK - a quarter of a century after his suicide...

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Beck Plans To Use His Baby As A Muse

25th March 2005 13:53

Maverick singer BECK plans to use his baby son COSIMO as a music muse. The LOSER star has yet to write any songs dealing with the birth of his...

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Mitra's Auction Fears

25th March 2005 17:43

British actress RHONA MITRA was terrified when she put herself up for auction recently - because she feared nobody would want to pay for a date...

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Drunken Bullock Made Austin Her Home

25th March 2005 17:43

MISS CONGENIALITY star SANDRA BULLOCK decided to quit Los Angeles in favour of Austin after generous locals made sure she got back to her hotel...

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Thurman Gives Up On Her Looks

25th March 2005 17:43

KILL BILL actress UMA THURMAN is so at ease with her herself she has stopped worrying about other people judging her appearance. The 35-year-old...

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Mitchell Feared Allen Would Sack Her

25th March 2005 17:43

Hollywood beauty RADHA MITCHELL found playing the same character in different incarnations in WOODY ALLEN's latest film MELINDA AND MELINDA so...

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Keira Keen To Ditch 'Perfect' Persona

25th March 2005 17:43

British screen beauty KEIRA KNIGHTLEY is tired with playing "perfect" roles and is desperate to sink her teeth into more flawed characters. The...

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Christopher Lee: 'Fleming Wanted Mason For Bond'

25th March 2005 17:43

Late JAMES BOND creator IAN FLEMING originally wanted JAMES MASON to play the suave spy. STAR WARS actor CHRISTOPHER LEE, who counted Fleming as...

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Fisher's Friend Stevens Died Of Drugs Overdose

25th March 2005 17:43

LATEST: The White House political adviser who was found dead at STAR WARS actress CARRIE FISHER's Los Angeles home last month (28FEB05) after an...

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Zombie's Dog Helps Dj

25th March 2005 17:43

Rocker ROB ZOMBIE has help choosing the playlist for his new radio show - from his pet dog DRACULA. The HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES director has just...

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Gallagher Slams Doherty

25th March 2005 17:43

Outspoken OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has hit out at drug-addled rocker PETE DOHERTY for being too soft. The WONDERWALL guitarist is adamant the...

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The Game Snubs Groupies In Favour Of Music

25th March 2005 17:43

Rap star THE GAME ignores female fans hoping to lure him into bed because he is determined to focus on keeping his rivals in check. The Game,...

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Broody Kylie Desperate To Find Little Boy

25th March 2005 17:43

Broody singer KYLIE MINOGUE couldn't keep her eyes off a little boy she spotted in the audience during a show on her current SHOWGIRL tour, because...

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Lopez Leaves Affleck Memories Behind

25th March 2005 17:43

JENNIFER LOPEZ is selling her $11 million (GBP6 million) mansion on Miami Beach because it reminds her of former love BEN AFFLECK. The JENNY...

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Wyclef Jean Preparing To Pitch New Car

25th March 2005 17:43

WYCLEF JEAN has switched his focus from music to motor cars - he's pitching a sports car he's designed to car company giants MERCEDES BENZ and...

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The Game: 'Xzibit Is Bulls**T'

25th March 2005 17:43

Rap icon THE GAME hates rival rapper XZIBIT so much he dismisses him as "bulls**t" - because Xzibit branded the former G-UNIT member overrated. ...

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Dupri To Be Honoured With Top Ascap Award

25th March 2005 20:18

Hip-hop mogul JERMAINE DUPRI is to be honoured at the 22nd annual POP MUSIC AWARDS in May with a special prize from The American Society Of...

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Mcentire Wins Mother Of The Year

25th March 2005 20:18

Country star REBA McENTIRE is to be honoured with America's Mother of The Year award. The singer and actress will pick up her honour in May (05)...

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Beyonce's Dad, Usher + Dupri To Star At Billboard Conference

25th March 2005 20:18

BEYONCE KNOWLES' manager and father MATHEW (corr) KNOWLES will join USHER and producer JERMAINE DUPRI as speakers at this year's (05) BILLBOARD...

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Jadakiss Takes Plea Agreement In Guns + Drugs Case

25th March 2005 20:18

Rapper JADAKISS has reached a plea agreement in his ongoing marijuana and gun possession case, allowing him to walk free if he abides by the law...

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Dre + Xzibit Win Plagiarism Battle

25th March 2005 20:18

A Philadelphia, Pennsylvania songwriter has been heavily penalised for bringing a false plagiarism claim against hip-hop heavyweights XZIBIT and DR...

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Nelly Postpones Shows To Mourn Dead Sister

25th March 2005 20:18

LATEST: Rapper NELLY has scrapped a string of concerts so he can properly mourn the passing of his sister, who died yesterday (24MAR05) after a...

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Abdul Put On Probation

25th March 2005 20:18

LATEST: Eighties pop star-turned-AMERICAN IDOL judge PAULA ABDUL was fined and put on probation for two years after pleading no contest to charge...

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Jackson Bodyguard Will Testify Despite Detention

25th March 2005 20:18

LATEST: MICHAEL JACKSON's former bodyguard CHRISTOPHER ERIC CARTER will be transferred from a Las Vegas, Nevada jail, where he's being held on...

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Mac's Easter Memories

25th March 2005 20:18

Easter holds fond memories for funnyman BERNIE MAC - he used to dress up as the holiday bunny and visit sick kids. The OCEAN'S TWELVE star, who...

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Rhames Turned To His Wife For Kojak Help

25th March 2005 20:18

PULP FICTION star VING RHAMES used his wife's experiences as a Los Angeles police detective to prepare for his new role as the rejuvenated KOJAK. ...

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Diaz Experiences Lion Attack On Safari

25th March 2005 20:18

CAMERON DIAZ had the scare of her life while filming new MTV travel show TRIPPIN' in Africa when a lion charged two of her cameramen. The...

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Stars Pay Tribute To Orbach One Last Time

25th March 2005 20:18

ANGELA LANSBURY, AL PACINO, RICHARD DREYFUSS and SAM WATERSTON were among the family and friends paying tribute to late LAW + ORDER star JERRY...

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Springer's Radio Show Goes Nationwide

25th March 2005 20:18

Talk show host JERRY SPRINGER will take his American satellite radio show nationwide. The controversial star, who is just about to launch a UK...

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Diaz: 'New Show Is Not About Me + Justin'

25th March 2005 20:18

CAMERON DIAZ and JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE kept their romance under wraps when they filmed two episodes of the actress' new MTV travel show TRIPPIN'...

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Blake Jurors Strike Back

25th March 2005 20:18

LATEST: The jurors who acquitted American actor ROBERT BLAKE have slammed Los Angeles District Attorney STEVE COOLEY after he branded them...

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