Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 25th July 2005

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Il Postino Returns As An Opera

25th July 2005 2:55

Hit 1995 arthouse movie IL POSTINO is to be turned into a new opera, starring PLACIDO DOMINGO. Inspired by ANTONIO SKARMETA's novel THE POSTMAN,...

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Vaughn Heads Back To Chicago

25th July 2005 2:55

OLD SCHOOL star VINCE VAUGHN is turning his back on Hollywood to return to his native Chicago, Illinois. The actor has sold his bachelor pad in...

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Charlie Still Rules As Mcgregor And Thornton Flop

25th July 2005 2:55

EWAN McGREGOR's new futuristic action film THE ISLAND and BILLY BOB THORNTON's baseball comedy BAD NEWS BEARS failed to make a dent in the top...

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Cuban Show Stars Granted Us Asylum

25th July 2005 2:55

Cuban dancers and musicians starring in Las Vegas, Nevada cabaret hit HAVAVA NIGHT CLUB have been granted asylum in the United States. US...

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Criminal-turned-actor Bunker Dead At 71

25th July 2005 2:55

RESERVOIR DOGS star EDWARD BUNKER has died in hospital in Burbank, California from complications after surgery to improve circulation in his...

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Bing Makes It Big With Bel Air Property Sale

25th July 2005 8:59

ELIZABETH HURLEY's ex-lover STEVE BING has made a killing on the Los Angeles property market by selling off a group of high-profile Bel Air...

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Kidman Takes Kids To Tennis Camp

25th July 2005 8:59

Australian actress NICOLE KIDMAN has sporting ambitions for her two children, so is taking them for a week-long holiday at an exclusive tennis camp...

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Magic Camping Trip Inspires Macy To Head For Colorado

25th July 2005 8:59

FARGO star WILLIAM H MACY is building a house in Colorado after falling in love with the state on a recent family camping trip. The actor admits...

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Chilly Reception In Ice Bar For Robbins

25th July 2005 8:59

TIM ROBBINS won't be rushing back to Sweden's famous Ice Bar after he was treated terribly at the drinking establishment during a recent European...

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Lopez To Open Chicago Boutique

25th July 2005 8:59

JENNIFER LOPEZ will open her first US boutique for her fashion and cosmetics line in Chicago, Illinois in September (05). The actress/singer,...

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Schwimmer Puts Out Wanted Sign For A Jewish Wife

25th July 2005 8:59

American actor DAVID SCHWIMMER is looking for a Jewish wife. The former FRIENDS star, 38, who has been dating 25-year-old Hawaiian actress...

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Kidman Tells Of Post-cruise Depression

25th July 2005 8:59

Hollywood star NICOLE KIDMAN spent months living in her pyjamas as she struggled to get over her marriage split from TOM CRUISE. The...

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Tenacious D Star To Take To The Stage In 1980s Musical

25th July 2005 8:59

TENACIOUS D rocker KYLE GASS is to star in a new Las Vegas, Nevada musical featuring the biggest power ballad hits of the 1980s. ROCK OF AGES...

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Zombie Teams Up With Spongebob Creator For New Cartoon Series

25th July 2005 8:59

Rocker-turned-horror film-maker ROB ZOMBIE is set to turn a womanising wrestler into the most unlikely superhero in a new cartoon project he's...

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Rollins Recalls 9/11 Horror

25th July 2005 8:59

American jazz legend SONNY ROLLINS recalled the horror of September 11th (01) when he made a rare European appearance on the French Riviera on...

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Crow Under Pressure To Keep Her Skin Smooth

25th July 2005 8:59

Rock star SHERYL CROW is under constant pressure to stay smooth and silky from boyfriend LANCE ARMSTRONG, because the cycling champion shaves his...

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Shakira Mocks Spears Comparisons

25th July 2005 8:59

Latina singer SHAKIRA is horrified when fans mistake her for chart rival BRITNEY SPEARS. The Colombian star accepts both singers have blonde...

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Usher Tops New Pop Power Poll

25th July 2005 8:59

USHER has topped a new poll to find the most powerful voice in pop music in 2005. The R+B star beat ALICIA KEYS, COLDPLAY and EMINEM to claim...

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Christie Fumes Over Live 8 Snub

25th July 2005 8:59

Veteran crooner TONY CHRISTIE fumed as he watched English comedian PETER KAY sing his hit (IS THIS WAY TO) AMARILLO at the London Live 8 gig...

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Church Caught Topless

25th July 2005 8:59

Teen singer CHARLOTTE CHURCH has been left red-faced after paparazzi caught her topless on a Caribbean beach. The Welsh soprano, 19, is...

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Chi-lites Singer Record Dies

25th July 2005 15:20

CHI-LITES singer EUGENE RECORD died of cancer on Friday (22JUL05). He was 64. The tenor voiced star was best known for a series of soul classics...

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Lee Reminisces Over Anderson Home Videos

25th July 2005 15:20

MOTLEY CRUE drummer TOMMY LEE is clinging on to every happy memory of his marriage to PAMELA ANDERSON - just days after she rubbished his...

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Rocker Dies After Stage-diving During A Gig

25th July 2005 15:20

Up-and-coming British rocker PATRICK SHERRY plunged to his death midway through a raucous performance, after a spectacular stage-dive went horribly...

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Kaisers Placate Angry Gallagher

25th July 2005 15:20

British rockers KAISER CHIEFS have offered the hand of friendship to LIAM GALLAGHER after he failed to see the funny side of a light-hearted public...

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Snoop Stuns Unsuspecting Studio

25th July 2005 15:20

Hip-hop star SNOOP DOGG descended on a tiny recording studio in northern England during his visit to the UK, when he was suddenly taken with the...

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Huey Lewis To Hit Broadway

25th July 2005 15:20

Veteran singer HUEY LEWIS is soon to wow Broadway when he hits the stage as crooked lawyer BILLY FLYNN in the musical CHICAGO. The suave...

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Queen Top Poll To Find The Greatest Gig

25th July 2005 15:20

QUEEN's legendary performance at Live Aid in 1985 has topped a poll of the greatest gigs of all time - attracting 80 per cent of all votes cast. ...

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Ford Considers Kids At 63

25th July 2005 15:21

HARRISON FORD is considering having children again at the age of 63, with his actress girlfriend CALISTA FLOCKHART. Despite an age gap of 23...

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Polanski Slammed By Abuse Victim

25th July 2005 15:21

The woman ROMAN POLANSKI abused as a 13-year-old girl is baffled by his libel victory last week - because he has no reputation to protect. The...

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Law's Parents 'Not Getting Involved'

25th July 2005 15:21

LATEST: The parents of JUDE LAW have spoken out over their son's affair with nanny DAISY WRIGHT - but they are struggling to say anything in his...

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'Unwell' Prince Harry Causes Uproar By Playing Polo

25th July 2005 15:21

British royal PRINCE HARRY has angered his peers at Sandhurst Military College in England by playing a vigorous game of polo just two days after...

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Johansson Found Island Shoot A Bruising Experience

25th July 2005 15:21

Hollywood actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON was surprised how physically challenging the shoot for blockbuster THE ISLAND was - because she was always...

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Ford: '60th Birthday Changed My Life'

25th July 2005 15:21

HARRISON FORD has spoken out for the first time about the 'mid-life crisis' he suffered following his 60th birthday. The INDIANA JONES star left...

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Kidman Buys American Holiday Home

25th July 2005 15:21

Antipodean screen star NICOLE KIDMAN has bought a stunning new holiday home in South Carolina in a bid to retreat from the public glare. The...

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Sutherland Dreads Playing Bennet

25th July 2005 15:21

Veteran actor DONALD SUTHERLAND is dreading playing MR BENNET in the first big screen version of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE since 1940 - and insists he...

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Derek's Hair Nightmare

25th July 2005 15:21

Sexy actress BO DEREK had to spend a staggering ten hours having her hair braided for the 1979 romantic comedy 10. The 48-year-old's famous...

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Emma Roberts: 'I Won't Use Auntie Julia'

25th July 2005 17:37

JULIA ROBERTS' actress niece EMMA ROBERTS wants to be as successful as her Oscar-winning aunt - but she is determined to make it on her own. ...

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Johnson Was Close To Retiring

25th July 2005 17:37

DON JOHNSON was on the verge of retiring from acting when he was offered a lead role in new TV show JUST LEGAL. Nine years after the last...

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Wedding Crashers Enrages Military Veterans

25th July 2005 17:37

New movie WEDDING CRASHERS is under fire for making a mockery of prestigious military award the Purple Heart - it quips that the award guarantees...

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Lohan: 'I Do Eat'

25th July 2005 17:37

Teen star LINDSAY LOHAN has hit back at fans who signed an online petition entitled 'Please Lindsay, Eat' insisting puberty is to blame for her...

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Lee Gets The Ultimate Birthday Gift From Hong Kong

25th July 2005 17:37

Late kung-fu king BRUCE LEE will be honoured on what would have been his 65th birthday with a bronze statue in Hong Kong this November (05). ...

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Slater's Broadway Dream

25th July 2005 17:37

CHRISTIAN SLATER is desperate to take his West End adaptation of ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO's nest to Broadway. After a successful stint in the...

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Sting And Styler's Marital Advice

25th July 2005 17:37

STING and his wife TRUDIE STYLER work hard to make their marriage work and talk every day on the phone - even if they are thousands of miles...

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Armstrong Can't Wait To Rock With Sheryl

25th July 2005 17:37

Cycling superstar LANCE ARMSTRONG is thrilled to have retired from sport on a high at yesterday's (25JUL05) Tour De France, because he is desperate...

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Adams Stuns Splendour

25th July 2005 17:37

Country rocker RYAN ADAMS shocked crowds at Australian music festival Splendour in the Grass when he flew into a rage over minor technical...

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Mccartney Goes Digital With Aol

25th July 2005 17:37

Former BEATLE SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has signed a deal with AOL Music which will allow subscribers digital access to new single FINE LINE, prior to its...

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Kelly Court Case Can't Stop His Success

25th July 2005 17:37

R KELLY's star continues to rise despite the singer being dogged by underage sex claims - his latest album TP3 RELOADED has rocketed to the top of...

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Diddy's Fireworks Upset Rosie O'donnell

25th July 2005 17:37

Rapper SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMB has angered celebrity neighbour ROSIE O'DONNELL after throwing an extravagant fireworks show that reduced her children...

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Federline Misses Son's 1st Birthday

25th July 2005 17:37

BRITNEY SPEARS' husband KEVIN FEDERLINE has been slammed by his ex-girlfriend, after he missed the first birthday of their son KALEB. SHAR...

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Sopranos Upset American Public

25th July 2005 17:37

The producers of hit gangster TV show THE SOPRANOS have upset the American town of Boonton by featuring it as the scene of a mob slaying in a...

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Johansson's Beauty Regime

25th July 2005 17:37

Hollywood beauty SCARLETT JOHANSSON has learned to accept her looks, even though she is highly critical of her appearance. The LOST IN...

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Corgan Must Make Amends With Iha

25th July 2005 21:17

Rocker BILLY CORGAN will have some big personal issues to sort out with old pal JAMES IHA before reforming SMASHING PUMPKINS - because he still...

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Green Day Lead 2005 Video Music Awards Nominations

25th July 2005 21:17

Punk trio GREEN DAY have topped the list of nominees for the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards after claiming eight nods this morning (25JUL05). ...

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Ricky Martin Vows To Stamp Out Arab Stereotypes

25th July 2005 21:17

Puerto Rican pop hunk RICKY MARTIN has vowed to make an effort to change the negative perception of Arabs in the Western world. As part of his...

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Simpson Scammer Arrested

25th July 2005 21:17

A New Jersey woman has been charged with theft by deception, after she allegedly posed as pop star JESSICA SIMPSON's assistant to get thousands of...

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Sony Bmg In Airplay Bribe Scandal

25th July 2005 21:17

BEYONCE KNOWLES, BRITNEY SPEARS and JENNIFER LOPEZ's music company Sony BMG has agreed to pay $10 million (GBP5.7 million) to settle probe into the...

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Moran Loves Being Behind The Scenes

25th July 2005 21:17

Actor-turned-playwright and producer NICK MORAN is happier now he has turned his back on acting - because life is so much easier behind the...

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Lane Enjoys A Year Of Birthdays

25th July 2005 21:17

Movie star DIANE LANE is stretching her 40th birthday out across the entire year, rewarding herself with monthly treats. The UNDER THE TUSCAN...

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Bai Ling's Butterfly Thrills Edmond Cast + Crew

25th July 2005 21:17

BAI LING's sexy butterfly tattoo is being used to lure cinemagoers to screenwriter DAVID MAMET's new movie after the Chinese actress peeled off her...

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Mcgregor And The Polar Bear

25th July 2005 21:17

Nature lover EWAN McGREGOR came face to face with a wild polar bear and found the experience more exhilarating than any Hollywood movie. The...

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Macy Left Handcuffed And Naked After Key Goes Missing

25th July 2005 21:17

FARGO star WILLIAM H MACY thought he was being tricked when prop managers on the set of new low-budget movie EDMOND appeared to lose the key to his...

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Fonda Plans Peace Tour

25th July 2005 21:17

Movie star and peace activist JANE FONDA is set to get political again in a bid to urge American President GEORGE W BUSH to pull US troops out of...

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Grammer Support Bush's Iraq War

25th July 2005 21:17

FRASIER star KELSEY GRAMMER has spoken out in defence of US President GEORGE W BUSH's controversial decision to invade Iraq. The 49-year-old...

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Photographer Convicted In Cameron Diaz Case

25th July 2005 21:17

LATEST: A photographer who took topless pictures of CAMERON DIAZ before she hit fame has been convicted on all three counts levelled against him...

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Ll Cool J Visits Laurie's House

25th July 2005 21:17

Rapper LL COOL J is set to make a guest appearance in British actor HUGH LAURIE's critically-acclaimed TV show HOUSE. During his guest...

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Buses Sent To Provide Lollapalooza Fans With Air Conditioning

25th July 2005 21:17

The organisers of Chicago, Illinois' Lollapalooza Festival handed out free water and called in city buses to keep fans cool as temperatures soared...

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Snoop Calls On Pals For Benefit Concert

25th July 2005 21:17

Rapper SNOOP DOGG has recruited pals ICE CUBE and the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS to put on a special benefit concert for his youth American football...

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