Music, Movie and Entertainment News 25th November 2003

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The Hulk And Spider-man Attacked For Violence

25th November 2003 2:19

THE HULK, SPIDER-MAN, THE MATRIX and 2 FAST 2 FURIOUS are among a host of movies being targeted by an anti-violence group. Children's...

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Macy Eyes Action Hero Role

25th November 2003 2:19

FARGO star WILLIAM H MACY would love to play a big budget action hero - despite being hailed as one of the best character actors around. Macy -...

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Wes Craven Horror Film Undergoes Cast Overhaul

25th November 2003 2:19

MYA, PORTIA DE ROSSI and JOSHUA JACKSON have joined WES CRAVEN's upcoming movie CURSED, as the cast undergoes a major overhaul. The horror film,...

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Vinnie Planning To Quit

25th November 2003 2:19

Movie tough guy VINNIE JONES wants to quit acting, just five years after appearing in his first film. The SNATCH star, who made the move from...

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Emily Mortimer Theft Shock

25th November 2003 2:19

English actress EMILY MORTIMER was left "extremely distressed" after her handbag was stolen near her London home. The SCREAM 3 star was shopping...

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Demi Moore Plans Angels Prequel

25th November 2003 2:19

DEMI MOORE is reportedly scheming to steal the limelight from her CHARLIE'S ANGELS: FULL THROTTLE co-stars again, by starring in a prequel all on...

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J.lo 'Ditched Ben Over Emails'

25th November 2003 2:19

JENNIFER LOPEZ reportedly cancelled her planned September (03) wedding to BEN AFFLECK, after finding raunchy emails from female admirers on the...

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Vinnie Jones Accused Of Assault

25th November 2003 2:19

Hollywood hardman VINNIE JONES is being investigated by South African police after allegedly attacking a guest at a party he threw. MARC...

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Flavor Flav To Launch Talking Clock

25th November 2003 2:19

PUBLIC ENEMY star FLAVOR FLAV has teamed up with clothing label ECKO to produce a talking alarm clock. The FIGHT THE POWER rapper, noted for his...

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Ruff Ryders To Feed Harlem's Homeless

25th November 2003 2:19

Rap label RUFF RYDERS will host a Thanksgiving dinner in Harlem, New York, for homeless people and those in need. THE LOX, DRAG-ON, JIN and the...

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Usher's Shoe Collection

25th November 2003 2:19

R+B star USHER RAYMOND owns a staggering 10,000 pairs of trainers, so he never needs to worry about ruining a pair. The singer admits he buys up...

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Charlotte Church's Underage Endeavours

25th November 2003 2:19

Teenage opera star CHARLOTTE CHURCH was turned away from a store in her native Wales last week (ends21NOV03), after trying to buy 18-certificate...

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Jackson's Thriller Axed From Parade

25th November 2003 2:19

MICHAEL JACKSON's THRILLER has been axed from the annual MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE in New York on Thursday (27NOV03). The hit song was set...

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Britney's Drag Shocker

25th November 2003 2:19

Pop beauty BRITNEY SPEARS watched a man in drag perform her hit song IM A SLAVE 4 U live on American television this morning (24NOV03). The...

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Rachel Stevens' Whips Seized

25th November 2003 2:19

Security staff at London's HEATHROW airport have seized six leather whips from British pop beauty RACHEL STEVENS'. Customs confiscated the...

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Lee Ryan's Bra Fracas

25th November 2003 2:19

BLUE hellraiser LEE RYAN has embarrassed himself again, after embarking on a drunken hotel rampage wearing women's underwear. The singer,...

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Jackson Faces Battle To Keep Kids

25th November 2003 2:19

Pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON is battling to keep custody of his three children, after a lawyer launched a bid to take them into care. GLORIA...

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Cher Hits Out At Jacko

25th November 2003 9:13

Pop diva CHER is one of the few stars pointing the finger at troubled singer MICHAEL JACKSON as he faces multiple child molestation charges - she...

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Durst Hit At Concert

25th November 2003 9:13

Rocker FRED DURST is nursing a nasty chin injury after being pelted with an unidentified object at a New York show on Friday night (21NOV03). ...

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Crue Come Together In 2004

25th November 2003 9:13

Rockers MOTLEY CRUE are planning to put five years of conflict behind them for a 2004 reunion tour. The quartet went their separate ways in...

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Barenaked Ladies Get Naked With Sharon Osbourne

25th November 2003 9:13

Bandmembers from the BARENAKED LADIES shocked SHARON OSBOURNE on her chat show yesterday (24NOV03), when they stripped down to their thongs and...

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Jay-z To Release Shoe And Phone To Accompany Final Album

25th November 2003 9:13

Hip-hop superstar JAY-Z has devised the ultimate accessories for his recently-released final album - a custom-made sports shoe and mobile phone. ...

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Bets Placed On Who Will Land Jackson Interview

25th November 2003 9:13

An American website has begun taking bets on which journalist will land the first television interview with troubled pop superstar MICHAEL...

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Eminem Hits Back At Magazine In New Track

25th November 2003 9:13

EMINEM has hit back at the owner of American hip-hop magazine THE SOURCE in three new tracks, following the publication's unveiling of a racist...

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Yancy Butler Ordered To Rehab

25th November 2003 9:13

Former WITCHBLADE star YANCY BUTLER has been ordered to enter a substance-abuse treatment program after being arrested for disorderly...

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Hefner's Blonde Fixation Is 'Just A Phase'

25th November 2003 9:13

PLAYBOY boss HUGH HEFNER is urging brunette and redhead women to practice a little patience - because his penchant for dating blondes is little...

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Nebraska Theatre Honours Henry Fonda

25th November 2003 9:13

Late actor HENRY FONDA is to be honoured with commemorative street signs near a theatre in which he began his career. Fonda was encouraged to...

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Jennifer Love Hewitt Lands Sitcom Deal

25th November 2003 9:13

Sexy actress JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT has inked a deal with TV bosses to launch her own sitcom. The I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER beauty will also...

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Ewan's Bike Trek

25th November 2003 9:13

EWAN McGREGOR is turning his back on home comforts next year (04) to take a motorbike hike through Europe, Russia, Mongolia and China to Alaska. ...

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Aniston And Mcdormand Vie For Miss Pettigrew Roles

25th November 2003 9:13

Actresses JENNIFER ANISTON and FRANCES McDORMAND are in talks to star in a movie version of recently-rediscovered British comic novel MISS...

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Vivica Hankers For Whitney Role

25th November 2003 9:13

KILL BILL star VIVICA A. FOX wants to play WHITNEY HOUSTON in a biopic of the singer's life - because she thinks it's time the HOW WILL I KNOW...

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George Clooney's Father To Run For Congress

25th November 2003 9:13

GEORGE CLOONEY's father NICK has announced plans to run for the US Congress from a district in northern Kentucky. Clooney, 67, brother of late...

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Gibson 'To Launch Legal Action' Against New York Post

25th November 2003 9:13

MEL GIBSON is reportedly in talks with his legal team after discovering THE NEW YORK POST newspaper screened a bootleg copy of his controversial...

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Marilyn Manson's Whipping Joys

25th November 2003 9:13

MARILYN MANSON and his girlfriend DITA VON TEESE like to indulge in a variety of activities to keep their romance alive - including beating each...

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Charlize Wants A Pet Pig

25th November 2003 13:23

Glamorous movie star CHARLIZE THERON insists she still feels like a farmer - and wants to own a pig, just like her pal GEORGE CLOONEY. The...

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Holmes Can Play Nurse Again

25th November 2003 13:23

KATIE HOLMES' boyfriend CHRIS KLEIN has bought the sexy nurses outfit she wears in THE SINGING DETECTIVE. The DAWSON'S CREEK star plays NURSE...

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Parker Blasts His Film Peers

25th November 2003 13:23

Veteran British director SIR ALAN PARKER has launched into a scathing attack on his peers. The LIFE OF DAVID GALE movie maker was speaking at a...

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Sheen Shines At London Theatre Awards

25th November 2003 13:23

KATE BECKINSALE's ex-partner MICHAEL SHEEN won the prestigious Best Actor gong at the EVENING STANDARD THEATRE AWARDS ceremony in London last night...

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Spanish Model: Beckham's 'Most Boring Man On Earth'

25th November 2003 13:23

Soccer star DAVID BECKHAM's conversational skills have been slammed by team-mate RONALDO's girlfriend - who has dubbed him the "most boring man on...

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Top Of The Flops For Colin Farrell

25th November 2003 13:23

Irish hellraiser COLIN FARRELL is distancing himself from his move into the musical world - he doesn't "want anything to do" with his new record. ...

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Stella Eyes Music Career

25th November 2003 13:23

Designer STELLA McCARTNEY could be swapping the fashion world for a singing career - if people stop buying her clothes. The daughter of former...

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Lord Of The Rings Stars In Bonus Row With Studio

25th November 2003 13:23

LORD OF THE RINGS bosses have put down a potential revolt by the film trilogy's stars by agreeing to pay them increased bonuses. NEW LINE...

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Jude And Sienna Plan To Move Close To Sadie

25th November 2003 13:23

Actor JUDE LAW is planning on setting up home with new love SIENNA MILLER - just next to his ex-wife SADIE FROST's house. The COLD MOUNTAIN star...

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Electra And Navarro Wed

25th November 2003 13:23

Celebrity couple CARMEN ELECTRA and DAVE NAVARRO married in Los Angeles on Saturday (22NOV03) - according to reports on American TV. Actress...

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Pete Waterman: Kylie's Devil Was Hutchence

25th November 2003 13:23

KYLIE MINOGUE's 1990 hit BETTER THE DEVIL YOU KNOW was inspired by her relationship with late INXS frontman MICHAEL HUTCHENCE. According to...

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Simon Cowell: Choc Idol

25th November 2003 13:23

A SIMON COWELL chocolate bar is in the works - but makers have yet to decide whether it will have a soft or hard centre, just like the music mogul...

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Fans Vote Christina As Next Sex Video Star

25th November 2003 13:23

Sexy popstar CHRISTINA AGUILERA is the star most people believe has a secret hidden sex video, according to an internet poll. Forty-three...

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Victoria Beckham's $8,268 Spice Salary

25th November 2003 13:23

VICTORIA BECKHAM only earned $8,268.38 (GBP4,863.75) last year (02) from her days as a SPICE GIRL. The wife of soccer superstar DAVID - known...

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Britney's Kylie Confusion

25th November 2003 13:23

Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS has made another embarassing gaffe - by calling Australian superstar KYLIE MINOGUE and Mexican singer PAULINA RUBIO...

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Lavigne Steps Out With New Man

25th November 2003 13:23

Teen rocker AVRIL LAVIGNE showed off her new mystery boyfriend on a trip out in Los Angeles this week (ends28NOV03). The SK8ER BOI singer was...

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Jackson's Bizarre Late Night Trip

25th November 2003 13:23

Troubled singer MICHAEL JACKSON reportedly dressed up like an old lady to make a late-night visit to sister LATOYA in Las Vegas at the weekend...

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Russell Simmons Slammed For Defending Eminem

25th November 2003 13:23

LATEST: Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS has been branded "irresponsible" for defending EMINEM after a row erupted over a racist track the STAN star...

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Britney's 'Zone' Flops In Britain

25th November 2003 13:23

BRITNEY SPEARS's 'comeback' album has entered the British album charts at a disappointing number 14 - prompting speculation over the shaky future...

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Travolta Flying Johansson To Africa

25th November 2003 17:28

JOHN TRAVOLTA got on with rising star SCARLETT JOHANSSON so well on the set of their new movie, the actor's promised to personally fly her to...

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Hefner's Fast Food Ad Sparks Outrage At California College

25th November 2003 17:28

PLAYBOY magazine founder HUGH HEFNER's role as a spokesman for a fast food company has caused so much outrage, the man who hired him has been...

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Tim Burton: Depp's Success 'Cracks Me Up'

25th November 2003 17:28

Director TIM BURTON finds JOHNNY DEPP's recent box office success amusing - because he's known how good he is for years. The BATMAN movie-maker...

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Collins: I'm Not Rich!

25th November 2003 17:28

Veteran actress JOAN COLLINS is fed up with people assuming she's rich, because she's never made mega-bucks from her career - even when she was on...

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Caine For Butler Role In Batman?

25th November 2003 17:28

British star SIR MICHAEL CAINE is being tipped for the role of butler ALFRED in the new BATMAN movie. The DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS actor is...

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Crowe: Marriage Hasn't Changed Me

25th November 2003 17:28

Despite RUSSELL CROWE's new family man image, the GLADIATOR hunk denies marriage and impending fatherhood has changed him - because his wife loves...

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Kutcher's Mum: Demi And Ashton Will Wed In Six Months

25th November 2003 17:28

DEMI MOORE and ASHTON KUTCHER will get married in six months time, according to Kutcher's mother. Despite speculation the pair are planning to...

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Affleck's Gambling Caused Temporary Split

25th November 2003 17:28

Hollywood star BEN AFFLECK's recent gambling binge infuriated his fiancee JENNIFER LOPEZ so much, she reportedly ordered him to leave their home. ...

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Pink Won't Be Tamed

25th November 2003 17:28

Feisty pop punk PINK resisted her record company's initial attempts to tame her - because it was an insult to how her mother how raised her. The...

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Dash's Money Motivation

25th November 2003 17:28

Rap mogul DAMON DASH is motivated by one thing - making money so he can enjoy leading a lavish lifestyle. The ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS impresario -...

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Kelis: Rap Scene Like High School

25th November 2003 17:28

R+B star KELIS hates the hip-hop scene - because it's "just like high school". The MILKSHAKE star dates rap maestro NAS and has guested on...

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Glen Campbell Released From Jail Over Drink Driving

25th November 2003 17:28

Singer GLEN CAMPBELL has been released from jail today (25NOV03) on $2,000 (GBP1,250) bail after being arrested on suspicion of "extreme"...

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Justin Timberlake Is World's Coolest Person

25th November 2003 17:28

Respected British music magazine NME has hailed JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE as the 'coolest person in the world'. The accolade tops off a massively...

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Bowie Bans Debut Advert From Britain

25th November 2003 17:28

DAVID BOWIE has been paid a reported $1.7 million (GBP1 million) to appear in his first ever TV advertisment - but the veteran rocker has banned it...

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Meat Loaf Recovering From Heart Surgery

25th November 2003 17:28

LATEST: Recovering rocker MEAT LOAF has undergone surgery to correct a heart condition, his fan club's website reports. The BAT OUT OF HELL...

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Lawyer: The Mother Of Jackson's Accuser Never Mentioned Abuse

25th November 2003 17:28

The mother of the boy who's accused MICHAEL JACKSON of molesting him had nothing but praise for the singer - according to her lawyer. Attorney...

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Johansson's Brother Troubles

25th November 2003 21:13

Actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON hates going out with her twin brother - because the pair look so different, people think they're dating. The LOST IN...

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Weisz: Actresses Need Their Bodies

25th November 2003 21:13

RACHEL WEISZ concedes actresses put a lot of pressure on women with their perfect looks - but protests their bodies are the only things they've got...

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Burton Finds Banjo Boy

25th November 2003 21:13

Movie-maker TIM BURTON tracked down a forgotten movie icon to star in his new film BIG FISH - only to find he was reluctant to leave his job as a...

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Death Of Jonathan Brandis Ruled As Suicide

25th November 2003 21:13

LATEST: The death of actor JONATHAN BRANDIS has been ruled as suicide, the Los Angeles County coroner's office has announced. Brandis, who died...

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Vivica Eyes Adoption

25th November 2003 21:13

KILL BILL beauty VIVICA A FOX is so eager to have children, she's considering adoption. The 39-year-old actress, who recently split from rapper...

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Sharon Osbourne Gets Botox Shots On Air

25th November 2003 21:13

SHARON OSBOURNE shocked fans on her daytime chat show this morning (25NOV03) - when she took botox injections on air. The wife of OZZY OSBOURNE...

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Mcgregor Tipped For Chef Film Role

25th November 2003 21:13

Hollywood star EWAN McGREGOR is being lined up to star in a fictional movie, based on British celebrity chef JAMIE OLIVER's reality TV show JAMIE'S...

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The Darkness Bring Christmas Cheer To Fans

25th November 2003 21:13

British retro-rockers THE DARKNESS claim their Christmas single is a "gift to fans" - but not an anthem for "gluttony, consumerism or bloated,...

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Johnny Hallyday Questioned Over Rape Claim

25th November 2003 21:13

French rock star JOHNNY HALLYDAY has appeared before judges on charges of raping a hostess on board his yacht. The JE N'SUIS PAS UN HEROS star...

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Former Chart Stars Share Thanksgiving Memories

25th November 2003 21:13

Former chart-toppers GLORIA GAYNOR, DEBBIE GIBSON, DARRYL 'DMC' McDANIELS and TWISTED SISTER frontman DEE SNYDER have teamed up for a special show...

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Natalie Maines Scoops Award For Anti-bush Comment

25th November 2003 21:13

Outspoken DIXIE CHICKS star NATALIE MAINES' controversial comment about American President GEORGE W BUSH has landed her an award. The country...

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Travis Tritt And Wife Have Baby Boy

25th November 2003 21:13

Country star TRAVIS TRITT and his wife THERESA have announced the birth of their third child, a three kilogram (six pounds, 12 ounces) baby boy. ...

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Wynonna Judd Weds

25th November 2003 21:13

Country singer WYNONNA JUDD and her bodyguard D.R. ROACH married in a Tennessee, America, ceremony on Saturday (22NOV03). The private ceremony,...

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Mary J Blige To Wed On Friday

25th November 2003 21:13

R+B star MARY J BLIGE will marry fiance KENDU ISAACS on Friday (28NOV03). The LOVE @ 1ST SIGHT singer, 32 - who credits 35-year-old Isaacs with...

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