Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 25th April 2003

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Kate: 'No One Cares What I Do'

25th April 2003 2:02

Actress KATE HUDSON says she's not bothered by her fame - and her family couldn't care less either. The HOW TO LOSE A GUY IN 10 DAYS star's...

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Banderas: Madonna's A Part Of History

25th April 2003 2:02

Spanish actor ANTONIO BANDERAS is so impressed with MADONNA's enduring career, he now sees her as an historical figure. The Hollywood hunk,...

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Ricki Lake To Warn Against Teen Pregnancy

25th April 2003 2:02

Chat show host RICKI LAKE is hoping to teach youngsters sexual responsibility, when she hosts a TV special on America's National Day to Prevent...

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Cusack Duped By His Own Movie

25th April 2003 2:02

Actor JOHN CUSACK promises his new thriller IDENTITY will keep audiences guessing - because even he was duped by the script. The HIGH FIDELITY...

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The Matrix Sequels Score A First

25th April 2003 2:02

THE MATRIX sequel RELOADED will score a cinema first when it hits big and bigger screens in May (03). The KEANU REEVES starrer will be released in...

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Travolta Suits Up For Firefighter Role

25th April 2003 2:02

JOHN TRAVOLTA is playing with fire in his latest movie role and he hopes his firefighting outfit in LADDER 49 will further spice things up in the...

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Soap Stars Join Friends

25th April 2003 2:02

The cast of FRIENDS played host to daytime soap stars from hit American show DAYS OF OUR LIVES on American TV last night (24APR03). MATT LE...

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Chess Lessons For Mckellen + Stewart

25th April 2003 2:02

X-MEN director BRYAN SINGER had to bend the budget on the movie's sequel after he discovered his stars couldn't play chess. British thespians...

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Tara Reid Ditches Wild Partying To Settle Down

25th April 2003 2:02

Sexy actress TARA REID has toned down her wild partying ways - in preparation for life as a clean-cut mother and wife. The 27-year-old AMERICAN...

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Chewie Is Bacca

25th April 2003 2:02

STAR WARS fans are rejoicing after GEORGE LUCAS decided to resurrect beloved character CHEWBACCA in EPISODE III. The wookie, played in the...

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Shania Twain Joins Country Line-up

25th April 2003 2:02

Country superstars ALAN JACKSON and SHANIA TWAIN will join ALABAMA, KENNY CHESNEY, WILLIE NELSON and TOBY KEITH as performers at the 38th annual...

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Twisted Sister Reform

25th April 2003 2:02

Eighties glam-rockers TWISTED SISTER are to reform after splitting up 16 years ago. The group will reunite for an army base tour of South Korea in...

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Linkin Park Rockers Avoid The Snow

25th April 2003 2:02

Rockers LINKIN PARK will work as hard as possible to give their fans a good show - but they hate performing on snowy days. The bandmembers...

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Sheryl Crows Compiles Cd Of Favourite Music

25th April 2003 2:02

Singer SHERYL CROW is releasing a CD of her favourite songs - in collaboration with a coffee shop. The SOAK UP THE SUN beauty teamed up with...

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Benet Joins Fight Against Ms

25th April 2003 2:02

Singer ERIC BENET is set to take a break from recording his new album to be among the star performers battling multiple sclerosis at a charity...

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Dixie Chick Stresses Her Support For The Troops

25th April 2003 2:02

DIXIE CHICKS beauty NATALIE MAINES is upset with the way many people have mistaken her anti-war stance for lacking support for America's troops. ...

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Madonna Tops Video Icon Poll

25th April 2003 2:02

MADONNA has beaten fellow Detroit, Michigan, pop icon EMINEM and BRITNEY SPEARS to top a new MTV poll to find the number one video star. MTV...

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Blue Clinch Pepsi Megadeal

25th April 2003 2:02

British boyband BLUE are poised to become global superstars after signing a advertising deal with drinks giant PEPSI. The ALL RISE hitmakers have...

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Justin Snaps After Gay Slur

25th April 2003 2:02

Pop prince JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE was left furious after he was asked by a radio DJ whether he had ever had a gay encounter. The LIKE I LOVE YOU singer...

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Macca Tops The Richest Music Millionaires List

25th April 2003 2:02

Former BEATLE SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is the richest British music millionaire - according to a new survey. The LET IT BE legend has an estimated...

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Malcolm In The Middle Star Helps To Inspire Children

25th April 2003 8:52

MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE star JANE KACZMAREK has been enjoying rewarding time away from the set of her hit TV show - by encouraging children to help...

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Rosario Dawson's Smiling Bathroom Visits

25th April 2003 8:52

Sexy actress ROSARIO DAWSON feels compelled to smile at women as they leave lavatories. The JOSIE AND THE PUSSYCATS beauty admits she has a...

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Cain Hopes For Big Career Boost From Denzel Collaboration

25th April 2003 8:52

Former LOIS + CLARK star DEAN CAIN is grateful for his chance to act alongside DENZEL WASHINGTON in his upcoming movie - because he's confident it...

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Elijah Wood's Love For Alcohol And Greasy Food

25th April 2003 8:52

LORD OF THE RINGS actor ELIJAH WOOD has gone against the grain of his fellow Hollywood stars - by declaring a love for alcohol and greasy food. ...

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Taye Diggs' Naked Treat

25th April 2003 8:52

Pals visiting actor TAYE DIGGS had better be warned - he's likely to answer the door naked. The former ALLY McBEAL star remains proud of the day...

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Roseanne Gets Real About Cooking

25th April 2003 8:52

Comedienne ROSEANNE BARR is blending reality TV with her new career turn - as host of a variety show based on food. THE DOMESTIC GODDESS HOUR will...

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Sound Of Music Girls Challenge Andrews

25th April 2003 8:52

LATEST: Grown-up child stars ANGELA CARTWRIGHT and HEATHER MENZIES-URICH are forging ahead with their plans to release behind-the-scenes home video...

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Hurley Warned About Nayar

25th April 2003 8:52

Sexy British actress-turned-model ELIZABETH HURLEY has been dealt a bitter blow is she's planning to spend the rest of her life with beau ARUN NAYAR...

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Zeta-jones' Security Fears

25th April 2003 8:52

OSCAR-winner CATHERINE ZETA-JONES is so frightened of an attack on her family that she's dramatically upping the security at her British home - by...

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Mcgraw Makes His Tour A Family Affair

25th April 2003 8:52

Country star TIM McGRAW has kicked off the second leg of his tour with his essential entourage in tow - his wife FAITH HILL and their three...

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Osbourne Longs For A Monica Meeting

25th April 2003 8:52

SHARON OSBOURNE is hoping her upcoming TV chat show will offer her the chance to meet MONICA LEWINSKY - because OZZY's wife wants to congratulate...

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Liz's Elephant Gift For Jackson

25th April 2003 8:52

Troubled superstar MICHAEL JACKSON's biggest Christmas surprise ever was an elephant presented to him by pal DAME ELIZABETH TAYLOR. The actress...

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Branch To Release Album On Madonna's Label - Despite Dispute

25th April 2003 8:52

Singer MICHELLE BRANCH is going ahead with plans to release her new album on MADONNA's MAVERICK RECORDS - despite moves to break away from the music...

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Natalie Maines' Trouble After Apology For Bush Comments

25th April 2003 8:52

DIXIE CHICKS frontwoman NATALIE MAINES faced a huge backlash over her comments about American president GEORGE W BUSH - but it worsened when she...

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Spector Case Still A Mystery

25th April 2003 8:52

LATEST: Los Angeles police are so determined to make sure there are no slip-ups in the upcoming PHIL SPECTOR murder trial they haven't even ruled on...

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Robbie's Catholic Criticism

25th April 2003 8:52

Pop sensation ROBBIE WILLIAMS is poised to upset Catholics the world over with his latest take on the religion. The irreverent British singer has...

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Sinead O'connor To Retire

25th April 2003 8:52

Outspoken Irish singer SINEAD O'CONNOR is to retire from music this summer (03). It's thought her drastic decision may be linked to a fatigue...

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Dixie Chicks Explain Naked Controversy

25th April 2003 8:52

Country stars DIXIE CHICKS agreed to pose nude and covered in harsh words for the cover of an American magazine to show some fans how ridiculous...

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Diesel Says It With Flowers

25th April 2003 13:34

Hollywood hardman VIN DIESEL has perfected his way of wooing women - he simply sends them flowers. The XXX actor shuns big movie star gestures...

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Mckellen Goes Panto

25th April 2003 13:34

Respected SHAKESPEARIAN actor SIR IAN McKELLEN is taking on a shock new role - as a pantomime dame. The RICHARD III star expressed a long-held...

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Groening: 'D'oh' Is My Epitaph

25th April 2003 13:34

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING has picked a suitable epitaph for his gravestone - his cult cartoon character HOMER's catchphrase 'D'oh!'. ...

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Norton Doesn't Care For Oscars

25th April 2003 13:34

Hollywood A-lister EDWARD NORTON insists he's never been seduced by the lure of the celebrity lifestyle - and labels the OSCARS as nothing more than...

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J.lo Dumps Whitney

25th April 2003 13:34

Stunning star JENNIFER LOPEZ has reportedly thrown out all of fiancee BEN AFFLECK's WHITNEY HOUSTON albums - fuelling reports of her 'control-freak'...

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Weaver To Make Aliens Return?

25th April 2003 13:34

Big screen stalwart SIGOURNEY WEAVER and director RIDLEY SCOTT are considering joining forces once again for another ALIENS movie. The pair worked...

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Zeta And Douglas Take Baby For New Film

25th April 2003 13:34

Hot Hollywood couple CATHERINE ZETA-JONES and MICHAEL DOUGLAS are working on new film MONKEYFACE - and they'll be taking newborn CARYS on the...

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Farrell Amongst Toronto's Fearful Stars

25th April 2003 13:34

Actors COLIN FARRELL and ROBIN WRIGHT PENN have been holed up in their Toronto hotel room following the SARS virus scare. Also filming in Toronto,...

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J.lo Upbringing A Lie

25th April 2003 13:34

A new TV documentary on Latina stunner JENNIFER LOPEZ claims her upbringing is nothing like the tough urban life she tells fans she experienced. ...

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Aguilera Wants To Repay European Fans

25th April 2003 13:34

Feisty pop babe CHRISTINA AGUILERA is especially looking forward to her first full European tour - because it gives her a chance to thank the fans...

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Quo Rocker Slams Kylie

25th April 2003 13:34

STATUS QUO rocker FRANCIS ROSSI has slammed manufactured pop acts like KYLIE MINOGUE and MADONNA - and he doesn't even like the pint-sized...

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Mums Slam Atomic Kitten Natasha

25th April 2003 13:34

Angry mums have lashed out at ATOMIC KITTEN babe NATASHA HAMILTON for telling schoolgirl fans she won her Rear of the Year award by starving...

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Kitten's Catfight With Stella

25th April 2003 13:34

ATOMIC KITTEN star JENNY FROST has had a furious bust-up with top clothes designer STELLA McCARTNEY - over a gay man. According to Britain's DAILY...

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Dynamite Wedding Blows Up In October

25th April 2003 13:34

R'n'B sensation MS DYNAMITE is getting married in October (03). Her bodyguard fiancee and father of her unborn child, DWAYNE SEAFORTH, asked the...

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Tatu Star Caught With Man

25th April 2003 13:34

Lesbian TATU star JULIA VOLKOVA has been spotted sharing an intimate dinner with a man - who claims to have been in a "love triangle" with her and...

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Shakira Slates 'Spineless' Madonna

25th April 2003 13:34

Columbian beauty SHAKIRA has blasted MADONNA as "spineless" for axing the controversial anti-war video to new single AMERICAN LIFE. The UNDERNEATH...

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Ellen Degeneres Put Off Fish

25th April 2003 17:11

Comedienne ELLEN DeGENERES' role as a sea creature in upcoming cartoon movie FINDING NEMO has had an effect on her diet - she's now reluctant to eat...

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Keanu Pushed To The Edge

25th April 2003 17:11

SPEED star KEANU REEVES loved making the MATRIX sequels because they pushed him to his body's limits. The stunts and choreography were so intense...

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Oj Wants To Cover Blake Trial For Tv

25th April 2003 17:11

OJ SIMPSON wants to commentate on actor ROBERT BLAKE's forthcoming murder trial. The controversial sportsman-turned-actor claims American TV...

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Lopez Fell For Man Twice Her Age

25th April 2003 17:11

Latina diva JENNIFER LOPEZ fell in love with her dance teacher when she was just 17 - and he was nearly twice her age. The MAID IN MANHATTAN star...

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Jerry To Strip Off Again

25th April 2003 17:11

JERRY HALL is to reprise her role in the stage play THE GRADUATE. The ex-wife of ROLLING STONE MICK JAGGER caused a storm when she stripped for...

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Matthew Perry's Booze Hell

25th April 2003 17:11

FRIENDS star MATTHEW PERRY was nearly killed by years of drinking. Perry, who plays CHANDLER BING in the long-running TV show, admits seeking help...

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Liv Gets Married Again

25th April 2003 17:11

LIV TYLER today (25APR03) celebrated her wedding to British singer ROYSTON LANGDON - by marrying him again in New York. The couple married in...

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Super Furries Album Leaked

25th April 2003 17:11

Tracks from Welsh rockers SUPER FURRY ANIMALS' new album are being traded on the internet - three months before its official release. The FIRE IN...

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More Murder Inc. Charges

25th April 2003 17:11

Controversial record label MURDER INC is in further trouble following the arrest of an executive on firearm charges. Los Angeles police have...

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Dixie Chick Slams Extremist Opposers

25th April 2003 17:11

DIXIE CHICK MARTIE MAGUIRE has hit out at the protestors who took their hatred for the group to extremes - because she believes they've tarnished...

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No Shooting At So Solid Gig

25th April 2003 17:11

Controversial UK garage collective SO SOLID CREW's first live performance for 18 months passed off without incident. The Crew hadn't performed...

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Funeral Held For Simone

25th April 2003 17:11

Hundreds of friends, family and fans have attended the French funeral of jazz legend NINA SIMONE. The American singer died at her home in France...

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Jacko's Diana Calls

25th April 2003 17:11

Pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON made late night telephone calls to British royal DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES - so he could share his problems with her. ...

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Victoria Beckham: I Almost Suffered Eating Disorder

25th April 2003 17:11

Former SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM has confessed she was "very close" to suffering an eating disorder. The singer was subject to a period of...

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Hugh Jackman's Miss And Miss Attack On Kelly Hu

25th April 2003 19:28

Australian screen hunk HUGH JACKMAN beat up KELLY HU on the set of their X-MEN sequel X2 - at the actress' request. Jackman, 34, says he was...

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Hoffman: My Acne Makes Me A Real Man

25th April 2003 19:28

Hollywood actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN is proud of his acne - because it's a sign of just how manly he is. The TOOTSIE star, 65, has spent much of his...

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Perry Sad At Friends' Demise

25th April 2003 19:28

FRIENDS star MATTHEW PERRY admits he finds it hard accepting the hit comedy is coming to an end. The actor is currently starring in London West...

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Hunter Slams Hollywood's Fixation With Youth

25th April 2003 19:28

Actress HOLLY HUNTER is urging her fellow Hollywood stars to ditch plastic surgery and grow old gracefully. Unlike many actresses her age,...

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Roth: 'Tupac Was Incredibly Talented'

25th April 2003 19:28

Hollywood star TIM ROTH is convinced tragic rapper TUPAC SHAKUR could have become a great actor. The pair starred together in 1997 drugs comedy...

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Elizabeth Taylor Takes Extra Dose To Kill Pain

25th April 2003 19:28

Screen legend ELIZABETH TAYLOR has been forced to resort to morphine drips to ease routine aches and pains - because he past addiction to...

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Carrey And Kidman To Become Man And Wife

25th April 2003 19:28

The date between NICOLE KIDMAN and JIM CARREY has been explained - they were discussing plans to become husband and wife. The Hollywood screen...

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Hynde Puts Off Fans

25th April 2003 19:28

PRETENDERS rocker CHRISSIE HYNDE is worried about her comeback album - in case it provides her with an unwanted big hit. The veteran musician, 52,...

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Moby Cleans Up

25th April 2003 19:28

Techno superstar MOBY is such a hands-on boss at his vegetarian cafe in New York, he's often seen taking out the garbage. The WE ARE ALL MADE OF...

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O'connor: Steer Clear Of Celebrities

25th April 2003 19:28

Retiring Irish pop star SINEAD O'CONNOR urges prying members of the public never to look at celebrities if they pass them on the street. The...

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Madonna: 'I Don't Care About The Press'

25th April 2003 19:28

Pop queen MADONNA insists she doesn't care about negative publicity. The MATERIAL GIRL says she has learned to accept press attention and doesn't...

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Snoop's Gunfire Escape Increases Expense On Film Set

25th April 2003 19:28

SNOOP DOGG's escape from gunfire earlier this month (APR03) has proved costly to producers of new movie STARSKY + HUTCH - workers are demanding...

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Dixie Chicks' Iraq Guilt

25th April 2003 19:28

The DIXIE CHICKS are refusing to back down from controversial comments they made against the war in Iraq, despite sobbing about the scandal on...

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