Music, Movie and Entertainment News 25th May 2009

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Morrissey Celebrates Birthday At Concert

25th May 2009 1:30

MORRISSEY celebrated his 50th birthday with a sold-out hometown concert on Friday (22May09) - just days after doctors ordered him to axe shows to...

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The Things They Say 12362

25th May 2009 1:30

"I put one banjo in every room of my house so I could grab one whenever I felt the urge to play." Comedian STEVE MARTIN, 63, on how he finally...

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The Things They Say 12361

25th May 2009 1:30

"I wanted to see the powerful, mystical Elvis that had crash-landed like a burning star on to American soil. The Elvis that was bursting with life....

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Harding Lands St Trinian's Role

25th May 2009 1:30

GIRLS ALOUD star SARAH HARDING is set to swap singing for a major movie role - she has reportedly landed a part in the upcoming ST TRINIAN'S...

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Queen Guitarist Gives Idol Loser A Boost

25th May 2009 1:30

Rocker ADAM LAMBERT has been given another boost after facing defeat on the season finale of AMERICAN IDOL - QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY wants to...

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Dylan Urges Kids To Shun Technology

25th May 2009 1:30

BOB DYLAN has blamed advances in technology for "tuning" young people out of "real life" - insisting teenagers should give up their gadgets and spend...

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Johansson To Release Duets Album

25th May 2009 1:30

Hollywood star SCARLET JOHANSSON is continuing her foray into the music world by releasing a second album - which was recorded two years before her...

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Hilton: 'I'll Act For Tarantino'

25th May 2009 1:30

Socialite PARIS HILTON wants to return to the big screen - but only if she can work with legendary director QUENTIN TARANTINO. Reality TV star Hilton...

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Graham Hits The Poker Tables

25th May 2009 1:30

BOOGIE NIGHTS star HEATHER GRAHAM has become the latest celebrity to fall for the poker bug after hitting the tables in Las Vegas while making her...

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Douglas Leaves Little To Family

25th May 2009 1:30

Legendary British actor JACK DOUGLAS left just $21,000 (£14,000) to his relatives following his death last year (08). The 81-year-old, best known...

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Miller Uncovered Warhol's Art Secret

25th May 2009 1:30

SIENNA MILLER is convinced she uncovered one of ANDY WARHOL's secrets after chatting to the late art legend's mum. Miller studied Warhol for her role...

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The Things They Say 12363

25th May 2009 1:30

"At the end of the film I realised I had found an absolute soulmate in work and the most professional experience I will ever have in my life." EMMA...

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Fascinating Fact 7414

25th May 2009 1:30

LOST star EVANGELINE LILLY once worked as a Bible-camp counsellor. She was fired.

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Grant's Post-scandal Chat Tops Tonight Show Poll

25th May 2009 1:30

HUGH GRANT's first TV interview after his infamous 1995 arrest has topped a new magazine poll of the best moments of comedian JAY LENO's tenure as...

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Jennifer Aniston Saves Ex Tapes

25th May 2009 4:45

Jennifer Aniston saves messages from her old boyfriends.The actress - who was previously married to Brad Pitt and has also dated singer John Mayer,...

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Sarah Jessica Parker Plans Nursery

25th May 2009 4:45

Sarah Jessica Parker has splashed out over £11,000 on her twins' nursery.The actress and husband Matthew Broderick - who are expecting twin girls...

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Dizzee Rascal's Prodigy Song

25th May 2009 4:45

Dizzee Rascal has hinted he is working with The Prodigy.The 'Bonkers' hitmaker said he hopes to collaborate with the dance legends, along with...

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The Feeling's Family Album

25th May 2009 4:45

The Feeling want to have children so they can use them on their records.The 'Never Be Lonely' hitmakers have decided that after bassist Richard...

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Lasting Icon Justin Timberlake

25th May 2009 4:45

Justin Timberlake and Alicia Keys will still be remembered in 50 years time.Singing legend Smokey Robinson insists there are many outstanding modern...

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Fashion Inspector Katy Perry

25th May 2009 7:00

Katy Perry judges people by their clothes.The 'I Kissed A Girl' singer can tell whether she will get on well with someone by their outfit, and...

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Wilco Star Bennett Dies

25th May 2009 8:10

Former WILCO star JAY BENNETT was found dead on Sunday (24May09). He was 45. Bennett, who played a number of instruments on Wilco's first three...

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Ronson & Winehouse's Quincy Track Dropped

25th May 2009 8:10

MARK RONSON's plans to re-team with AMY WINEHOUSE have fallen through - after the troubled singer failed to turn up to the studio to finish their...

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Rutherford And Giersch Reach Toilet Truce

25th May 2009 8:10

KELLY RUTHERFORD and her estranged husband have made progress in their ongoing custody case - after reaching a bizarre agreement in court over how to...

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Gilliam: 'Ledger Inspired Me To Finish Fantasy Film'

25th May 2009 8:10

TERRY GILLIAM has credited HEATH LEDGER with saving THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSUS, insisting the actor's untimely death pushed him to finish...

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Fergie Got Drunk In The Studio

25th May 2009 8:10

FERGIE swigged bottles of wine while recording THE E.N.D. - so she could show fans what it's like to party with the BLACK EYED PEAS. The band's fifth...

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Eminem's Relapse A Success In U.k. Charts

25th May 2009 8:10

Comeback king EMINEM has claimed the top spot on the U.K. album charts - becoming the fast-selling release in Britain this year (09). The rapper's...

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Wakeman Feared He Was Poisoned

25th May 2009 8:10

YES star RICK WAKEMAN feared for his life after finding out he has twice flown on the same jet as a fatally poisoned spy. The rocker was terrified...

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Mcfadden And Goodrem Postpone Wedding

25th May 2009 8:10

Pop star BRIAN MCFADDEN has postponed his Christmas wedding to fellow singer DELTA GOODREM because of "work commitments". The couple planned on...

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Lohan Takes Over Holmes' Role

25th May 2009 8:10

LINDSAY LOHAN has KATIE HOLMES to thank for her new movie role, after the BATMAN BEGINS actress was forced to pull out of THE OTHER SIDE due to her...

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Holmes Emotional At Memorial Day Rehearsal

25th May 2009 8:10

KATIE HOLMES fought back tears as she read aloud from a soldier's memoirs at a rehearsal for a Memorial Day (25May09) tribute honouring U.S. war...

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Night At The Museum Crumbles Competition At U.s. Box Office

25th May 2009 8:10

ROBIN WILLIAMS, RICKY GERVAIS and BEN STILLER are laughing their way to the top of the U.S. box office - their new film NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: BATTLE...

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Glastonbury 2009 Line-up To Be Announced

25th May 2009 8:41

The full line-up for next month's Glastonbury festival will be announced later today.Blur, Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young are headlining this...

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Normal Guy Christian Bale

25th May 2009 9:00

Christian Bale doesn't have a cell phone.The 'Terminator Salvation' actor, who has a four-year-old daughter Emmeline with wife Sandra 'Sibi' Blazic,...

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Peter Andre Wants 'Quickie' Divorce

25th May 2009 9:23

Peter Andre is desperate for a "quickie" divorce.The 'Mysterious Girl' singer is keen to end his three-and-a-half year marriage to former glamour...

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Bridesmaid Britney Spears

25th May 2009 9:26

Britney Spears was a bridesmaid for her cousin on Saturday (23.05.09).The 'Womanizer' singer made a discreet appearance alongside her brother Bryan...

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Susan Boyle Through To Britain's Got Talent Live Final

25th May 2009 9:36

Scottish singer Susan Boyle has made the live final of Britain's Got Talent after her first live performance on television.The 48-year-old church...

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Prodigy And Cave Confirmed As Glastonbury Line-up Leaked

25th May 2009 11:14

The Prodigy and Nick Cave have been confirmed for Glastonbury 2009, as the festival lineup was leaked early.Blur, Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young...

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Rapper Ti Performs In Last Concert Before Jail Term

25th May 2009 11:35

US rapper TI has performed in his last concert before he begins a year-long jail sentence for a federal crime.The Swagga Like Us star was sentenced...

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Eminem's Relapse Further Delayed Dre's Detox

25th May 2009 12:10

50 CENT wasn't the only rapper whose album was delayed by EMINEM's RELAPSE record - the pair's mentor DR. DRE also had to postpone work on his...

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Morrissey Scraps Another Gig After Birthday Comeback

25th May 2009 12:10

MORRISSEY has been forced to scrap another concert on his U.K. tour due to illness - just days after he ignored doctors' orders to celebrate his 50th...

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Storch's Money Troubles Get Worse

25th May 2009 12:10

Producer SCOTT STORCH is facing further financial woes - he has been ordered to pay actor/film producer MATT SINNREICH $750,000 (£500,000) to settle...

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Dolla Laid To Rest

25th May 2009 12:10

Hundreds of mourners have paid their respects to slain rapper DOLLA, who was buried in a traditional Muslim ceremony on Saturday (23May09). The...

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T.i. Says Goodbye To Fans At Pre-prison Gig

25th May 2009 12:10

Prison-bound rapper T.I. played a rousing farewell gig to fans on Sunday (24May09) as he winds down his career before embarking on a year-long stint...

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Helms Knocked Out Tooth For Film Role

25th May 2009 12:10

Comedy actor ED HELMS was so determined to make his toothless scenes in new film THE HANGOVER realistic, he had his dentist pull out one of his own...

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Shields: 'I Wish I'd Lost My Virginity Sooner'

25th May 2009 12:10

BROOKE SHIELDS regrets losing her virginity at the age of 22 - insisting she waited too long to have sex for the first time. The actress refrained...

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Pike Still Baffled By Wright Split

25th May 2009 12:10

British actress ROSAMUND PIKE is baffled by her split from JOE WRIGHT - insisting she still has no idea why the ATONEMENT director called off their...

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Howard Struggled With Post-natal Depression

25th May 2009 12:10

Actress BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD struggled with post-natal depression after the birth of her son - and the condition nearly tore her marriage apart. The...

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Hewitt Sparks Engagement Rumours

25th May 2009 12:10

JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT has sparked rumours she is to marry boyfriend JAMIE KENNEDY - after the couple was reportedly spotted shopping for engagement...

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The Things They Say 12364

25th May 2009 12:10

"God, no. I couldn't have children. If I had them here drawing on the walls I'd go nuts. And, with kids, you've got a routine you can't escape from....

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The Things They Say 12366

25th May 2009 12:10

"I'd love to work with him at some point. (But) the studio would have to be begging my dad before he'd consider." Actress BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD on the...

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Fascinating Fact 7415

25th May 2009 12:10

Actress THANDIE NEWTON named her eight-year-old daughter RIPLEY after the character played by SIGOURNEY WEAVER in the ALIEN film franchise.

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The Things They Say 12365

25th May 2009 12:10

"I get pretty fed up with this obsession we all seem to have about women actors having to be young and pretty. OK, I don't look like Halle Berry....

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Palme D'or Could Bring Haneke Into Spotlight, Says Expert

25th May 2009 15:59

Michael Haneke's Palme d'Or win could see a new audience exposed to the Austrian director's style, says the UK's pre-eminent expert on the...

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Winehouse To Design Clothing Range

25th May 2009 16:05

AMY WINEHOUSE has teamed up with top British fashion house PPQ to launch her own designer clothing collection. The Back To Black hitmaker, who is...

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Michaels Scraps Stormy Gig

25th May 2009 16:05

POISON star BRET MICHAELS was forced to cancel a gig for U.S. troops in Kentucky on Sunday night (24May09) after the area was rocked by heavy...

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Minogue Engaged?

25th May 2009 16:05

Australian pop princess KYLIE MINOGUE is planning to marry Spanish model ANDRES VELENCOSO after he reportedly proposed in secret. The couple has been...

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Kerr's Ex-boyfriend On Trial For Fraud

25th May 2009 16:05

The financier ex-fiance of ORLANDO BLOOM's supermodel girlfriend MIRANDA KERR is on trial in Australia accused of conning investors out of thousands...

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Richards & Sheen Banish Bad Blood With Family Dinner

25th May 2009 16:05

DENISE RICHARDS is taking her newly reformed alliance with ex-husband CHARLIE SHEEN to the next level - by enjoying family dinners with the actor and...

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Sutherland's Legal Trouble Jeopardised Twelve Role

25th May 2009 16:05

KIEFER SUTHERLAND's recent clash with a fashion designer almost cost him his role in JOEL SCHUMACHER's new movie TWELVE - because the director was...

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Cowell Feels Trapped By Packed Diary

25th May 2009 16:05

British music mogul SIMON COWELL often feels trapped by his packed schedule - because he knows where he will be every day for the next 18 months. The...

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Harris: 'People Need Dance Music In A Recession'

25th May 2009 16:05

Dance sensation CALVIN HARRIS has taken a swipe at "boring" indie music - he has decided "depressing" rock songs have no place in the charts during a...

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The Things They Say 12367

25th May 2009 16:05

"There was one night we looked up and the clouds were glistening and I swear to God, it was like the Batman signal was being beamed into the sky. I...

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Radio Voice Of Lois Lane Dies

25th May 2009 16:05

American actress JOAN A. STANTON has died at the age of 94. The star, best known for voicing Lois Lane in 1940s radio show The Adventures of...

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Applegate Petitions For Samantha Who?

25th May 2009 16:05

CHRISTINA APPLEGATE has become the latest celebrity to launch a campaign to save their TV show - she is urging fans to sign a petition for her axed...

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Boyle's Talent Shines Through Again

25th May 2009 18:48

Susan Boyle, the Scottish spinster who became an overnight international sensation following her initial appearance on ITV's Britain's Got Talent ,...

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So How Many Votes Did Allen And Lambert Each Get?

25th May 2009 18:48

Although producers of American Idol have frequently disclosed the winning margin of finalists, they have not done so in the case of last week's...

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Cooper's Ratings Collapse

25th May 2009 18:48

The New York Post 's "Page Six" column observed today (Monday) that ratings for Anderson Cooper's primetime segment on CNN have plunged since the...

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Basketball Is A Slam Dunk On Saturday

25th May 2009 18:48

ABC's coverage of the Game 3 of the NBA Playoff Western Conference Finals dominated the ratings Saturday night -- and they were up from last year....

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Cannes Winners Announced

25th May 2009 18:58

Austrian Director Michael Haneke, who is not unfamiliar with film-festival acclaim, has earned the top Palme d'Or prize at the 62nd annual Cannes...

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Cannes Movies The Color Of The Carpet

25th May 2009 18:58

Two films that were mostly savaged by critics at the Cannes Film Festival nevertheless earned their stars awards for their performances. Austrian...

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Huge Weekend For Museum, Terminator

25th May 2009 18:58

Although it had been widely predicted that the Night at the Museum and Terminator sequels would run a tight race at the box office this weekend, the...

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Movie Reviews Dance Flick

25th May 2009 18:58

The latest comedy from the Wayans brothers (well, actually mostly younger cousins, too), Dance Flick, has received mostly mixed reviews. While Carrie...

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Morrissey Pulls London Gig

25th May 2009 19:00

Ailing rocker MORRISSEY has pulled yet another concert on his U.K. tour as he battles a throat illness. The former The Smiths frontman's live dates...

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Carey Auctioning Off Designer Gown For Charity

25th May 2009 19:00

R&B superstar MARIAH CAREY is raising money for breast cancer research by auctioning off a rare designer dress created especially for her. The Hero...

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Farrell To Be Best Man For Gay Brother

25th May 2009 19:00

COLIN FARRELL is preparing to walk his gay brother down the aisle when he marries later this year (09). The actor will be best man when Eamon Farrell...

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Roth And Doom's Brush With Death On Tarantino Shoot

25th May 2009 19:00

Actors ELI ROTH and OMAR DOOM escaped with their lives on the set of QUENTIN TARANTINO's new war movie INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS, when a fire stunt went...

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Hefner To Sell Playboy To Branson?

25th May 2009 19:00

Porn mogul HUGH HEFNER is reportedly lining up British billionaire SIR RICHARD BRANSON to take over his Playboy empire. Hefner's company - founded 56...

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Goldberg's Comedy Show Halted By Fan's Medical Emergency

25th May 2009 19:00

Comedian WHOOPI GOLDBERG was forced to cut short her stand-up gig in Las Vegas on Friday (22May09) after a member of the audience collapsed and...

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The Things They Say 12368

25th May 2009 19:00

"I'm taking celebrity names just out of the air, or just putting them in a hat and mixing them up and drawing a name. If your name happens to rhyme...

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Stones And Winehouse Sing For Climate Change

25th May 2009 19:00

THE ROLLING STONES, AMY WINEHOUSE, FALL OUT BOY and THE KILLERS have teamed up to record a new covers album to raise money for charity. A host of the...

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West's Girlfriend Rose Blasts Cassidy Rumours

25th May 2009 19:00

Model AMBER ROSE has slammed rumours she's been cheating on hip-hop superstar KANYE WEST with rapper CASSIDY, branding the reports "ridiculous". West...

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Eminem Keeps Drug Habit In Check With Old Videos

25th May 2009 19:00

Former addict EMINEM stays sober by watching reruns of his old performances when he was high on drugs - to remind him never to return to those dark...

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Rare Hepburn Stamp Goes For Sale

25th May 2009 19:00

A rare stamp featuring a picture of AUDREY HEPBURN smoking is set to go on sale on Germany - eight years after the star's son ordered the entire...

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Shatner Still Hoping To Return As Kirk

25th May 2009 19:08

William Shatner, who produced his own YouTube video to discuss his unhappiness over not being cast in the latest Star Trek movie, says he has not...

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Morrissey Cancels Dates Over Illness After Birthday Gig

25th May 2009 19:27

Singer Morrissey has called over more shows due to illness, just two days after marking his 50th birthday with a homecoming set in Manchester.The...

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