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

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Jay Kay To Retire?

25th November 2005 2:44

Charismatic JAMIROQUAI frontman JAY KAY is planning an imminent retirement from the music industry - in favour of a quiet life with a wife and...

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The Things They Say 676

25th November 2005 2:44

"This album is my new girlfriend. And she's not only beautiful but smart. It has a little je ne sais quoi." The STROKE's FABRIZIO MORETTI is excited...

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Brown Protected Innocent Chambermaids

25th November 2005 2:44

Former STONE ROSES frontman IAN BROWN's first job was to make sure innocent chambermaids didn't fall victim to sex-mad businessmen. The...

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Kiedis' Cocaine Love

25th November 2005 2:44

As a teenager ANTHONY KIEDIS stole leftover cocaine from his drug dealer father to take to school. The RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS frontman began using...

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Church Flattered To Be Likened To Beckham

25th November 2005 2:44

Welsh pop sensation CHARLOTTE CHURCH loves her relationship with rugby player GAVIN HENSON being compared to that enjoyed VICTORIA BECKHAM and her...

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Hawkins Defends Short Album

25th November 2005 2:44

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS insists the quality of his band's new album ONE WAY TICKET TO HELL... AND BACK more than makes up for its short...

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Enya: Stalkers Need Help

25th November 2005 2:44

Irish singer ENYA insists the obsessive fans who have followed her and broken into her home need psychological help. The ORINOCO FLOW hitmaker,...

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Williams Makes Pantomime Debut

25th November 2005 2:44

British superstar ROBBIE WILLIAMS is returning to his home town of Stoke-on-Trent to do his first ever pantomime - MOTHER GOOSE. The 31-year-old...

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The Things They Say 677

25th November 2005 2:44

"He called me Big Bum for four and a half months." SIENNA MILLER hated co-star HEATH LEDGER's unflattering nickname for her on the set of period film...

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Lopez's Conga Moves

25th November 2005 2:44

The Los Angeles club which counts JENNIFER LOPEZ and JIMMY SMITS among its list of investors is set to temporarily close its doors. The Conga...

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Prague Shop Named In Gilliam's Honour

25th November 2005 2:44

Director TERRY GILLIAM made such an impression with his eye-catching socks while filming THE BROTHERS GRIMM in Prague, he's now had a shop named...

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Banderas And Griffith's Zorro Games

25th November 2005 2:44

MELANIE GRIFFITH enjoys seeing her husband ANTONIO BANDERAS in THE MASK OF ZORRO so much, she often makes him wear his costume whenever they share...

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Verhoeven Returns To Mutiny Movie

25th November 2005 2:44

Dutch film-maker PAUL VERHOEVEN is resurrecting a historic epic he abandoned three years ago because of funding problems. The BASIC INSTINCT...

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Adamson Credits Jackson For Making Narnia Possible

25th November 2005 2:44

ANDREW ADAMSON credits director PETER JACKSON's success with THE LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy for convincing Hollywood big budget fantasy adventures are...

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Soccer Star Cleared Of Rape

25th November 2005 2:44

Manchester United player CRISTIANO RONALDO has been cleared of a rape charge. The accusation was levelled at the Portugese international by a...

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Pirates Sequels Attacked By The Real Thing

25th November 2005 2:44

Filming on the two back-to-back sequels of PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN has been dogged by a spate of real-life ocean thievery, according to reports from...

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'Vain' Cowell Slammed By Talent Show Colleague

25th November 2005 9:29

Music mogul SIMON COWELL has been branded vain and pathetic by his co-judge on UK TV talent contest THE X FACTOR. LOUIS WALSH, who launched the...

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Madonna Credits Motherhood For Current Success

25th November 2005 9:29

Queen of pop MADONNA claims being a mother has enriched her life so much her music wouldn't be as good without it. The mother of LOURDES, nine,...

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Osbournes Saved Each Other

25th November 2005 9:29

Rocker OZZY OSBOURNE often battles his wife SHARON over who saved whose life during their marital history of drug and alcohol abuse and cancer. ...

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Take That Will Tour Again

25th November 2005 9:29

Defunct British boy band TAKE THAT have agreed to a nostalgic reunion tour next year (06) - without ROBBIE WILLIAMS. The NEVER FORGET hitmakers...

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Scissorhands Ballet Smashes Box Office Records

25th November 2005 9:29

A dance adaptation of TIM BURTON movie EDWARD SCISSORHANDS has become an unexpected hit on the London stage - before it has even opened. Ticket...

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Crowe: 'Media Hyped Hotel Assault'

25th November 2005 9:29

LATEST: RUSSELL CROWE has hit out at the media hype surrounding his assault on a hotel worker in New York - insisting it's an everyday occurrence in...

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Fiennes Considers Legal Action After 'Younger Model' Slur

25th November 2005 9:29

British actor RALPH FIENNES is considering suing a US publication that falsely reported he'd ditched his 61-year-old lover FRANCESCA ANNIS for a...

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The Things They Say 680

25th November 2005 9:29

"Have you ever been scuba-diving? That is some serious pressure. That's more pressure than I've ever felt doing an album or anything like that. Forty...

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The Things They Say 679

25th November 2005 9:29

"I never had any qualms about using needles to ingest drugs. Once I even made shooting up into a weird art project." RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS star...

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The Things They Say 678

25th November 2005 9:29

"They only made CDs with storage capacity based on one of BEETHOVEN's symphonies. It was 74 minutes long, so they thought that's the longest you'll...

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Hawkins Refuses To Beg For Fame In The Us

25th November 2005 9:29

Rocker JUSTIN HAWKINS doesn't care if his band conquer the US - because American radio stations base their playlists on music industry politics. ...

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Nickelback Saved Kroeger From Stealing Cars

25th November 2005 9:29

NICKELBACK frontman CHAD KROEGER credits the band's success with saving him from a life of crime. The 31-year-old singer and rhythm guitarist, who...

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Jay Kay Considers Quitting Publicity Tour

25th November 2005 9:29

Homesick JAMIROQUAI singer JAY KAY is threatening to cut short his publicity tour of Australia to look after his sick dog. The funk legend is...

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The Things They Say 681

25th November 2005 9:29

"I must say I never imagined my first romantic lead would be playing a giant ape, no. I suppose I did want to be able to say I've played KING KONG....

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Serkis Makes King Kong As Real As Possible

25th November 2005 9:29

KING KONG actor ANDY SERKIS painlessly researched the way the terrifying beast should kill his victims - because he wanted his character to be as...

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Black Gets Excited About Rock Film

25th November 2005 9:29

US funnyman JACK BLACK insists the forthcoming movie based on his band TENACIOUS D, will be the best music film ever. The SCHOOL OF ROCK actor,...

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Hawke Forgets Fame After Divorce

25th November 2005 9:29

ETHAN HAWKE blames himself for the flurry of gossip surrounding his split from UMA THURMAN, because he forgot his every more was being watched by the...

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Song Re-release To Shine Light On Maccoll Investigation

25th November 2005 13:58

THE POGUES decided to re-release their hit single FAIRYTALE IN NEW YORK so they can shine a spotlight on Mexican authorities, who have finally agreed...

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Williams Breaks Record With Concert Ticket Sales

25th November 2005 13:58

ROBBIE WILLIAMS has set a new world record, after selling more than 1.6 million concert tickets for his 2006 world tour - earning an estimated $144...

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Mccartney Attemps To Save Sacred Beatles Building

25th November 2005 13:58

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY is bidding to save the Liverpool Art College building where his former BEATLES bandmate JOHN LENNON studied from being torn...

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Elton Rejects $11 Million For Wedding Broadcast

25th November 2005 13:58

LATEST: SIR ELTON JOHN and DAVID FURNISH have turned down an $11 million (GBP6 million) TV offer to film their wedding, in the attempt to keep it a...

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Jackson To Fight Anti-semitic Accusations With Jewish Lawyer

25th November 2005 13:58

LATEST: MICHAEL JACKSON's Jewish attorney has vowed to defend his pop star client against accusations of anti-Semitism. America's Anti-Defamation...

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Anna Nicole Photos To Jeopardise Court Battle?

25th November 2005 13:58

ANNA NICOLE SMITH's battle for a share of her late husband's fortune is facing more trouble - thanks to the discovery of an unseen batch of her...

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Turner Returns To West End

25th November 2005 13:58

Acting legend KATHLEEN TURNER is returning to London's West End to star in a stage version of WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF in the new year (06). ...

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Lopez Eyes Mad Hot Ballroom Role

25th November 2005 13:58

Latin beauty JENNIFER LOPEZ is desperate to star in a feature film version of dance documentary MAD HOT BALLROOM. The singer-turned-actress has...

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Diaz Under Fire For 'Spastic' Comment

25th November 2005 13:58

Screen beauty CAMERON DIAZ has been accused of encouraging 'disabilism' after referring to her awkward childhood physique as 'spastic'. The...

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Christians Urge People To See Narnia Movie

25th November 2005 13:58

British church leaders are urging families to see new Disney movie THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE, because it...

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Pitt And Jolie Dodge Personal Questions In Japan

25th November 2005 13:58

ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT have banned the international media from attending press conferences during their promotional trip to Japan in a bid to...

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Soccer Legend Best Dies

25th November 2005 13:58

LATEST: Soccer legend GEORGE BEST has died in hospital in London. He was 59. The former Northern Ireland and Manchester United star lost his...

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Hegarty In Rock 'N' Roll Tug-of-war

25th November 2005 13:58

Singer ANTONY HEGARTY hails BOY GEORGE and LOU REED as his musical muses, and he was stunned when both his heroes were keen to work with him. Torn...

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Him: 'Raping Isaak Hit Was Best Move Yet'

25th November 2005 13:58

Finnish metal band HIM insist their "rape" of CHRIS ISAAK track WICKED GAME was the secret of their success. Their interpretation of the ballad...

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Gibson Donates Mayan Movie Sets

25th November 2005 13:58

MEL GIBSON has announced plans to donate sets from his new movie APOCALYPTO to the Mexican state of Veracruz when filming comes to an end. The...

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Chan Bemoans Press

25th November 2005 13:58

Martial arts guru JACKIE CHAN has hit out at the media in his native Hong Kong for being too negative. The RUSH HOUR star, whose acting career...

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Clooney: 'This Has Been The Worst Year Of My Life'

25th November 2005 13:58

GEORGE CLOONEY has declared the past 12 months to be the worst year of his life, after dealing with death, depression and health problems. Among...

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Adams Enlists Anderson For Duet Remake

25th November 2005 17:19

Canadian rocker BRYAN ADAMS has taken a cheeky swipe at one-time duet partner MELANIE C by replacing her with PAMELA ANDERSON on his greatest hits...

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Kroeger Sues Ex-nickelback Drummer

25th November 2005 17:19

NICKELBACK frontman CHAD KROEGER has filed a lawsuit to stop the band's ex- drummer RYAN VIKEDAL for continuing to collect royalties. Kroeger...

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John Inspired By Madonna

25th November 2005 17:19

Veteran British singer SIR ELTON JOHN was inspired by MADONNA to keep his upcoming marriage to long term love DAVID FURNISH a private ceremony. ...

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Blair Hails 'Unforgettable' Best

25th November 2005 17:19

British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR has expressed his regrets regarding the loss of soccer legend GEORGE BEST, who died of multiple organ failure today...

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Karate Kid's Pat Morita Dies

25th November 2005 17:19

THE KARATE KID star PAT MORITA has died at his Las Vegas home. He was 73. The actor and comedian, whose portrayal of MR MIYAGI in the 1984 movie...

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Pitt And Jolie To Dodge Personal Questions In Japan

25th November 2005 17:19

ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT have banned the international media from attending press conferences during their promotional trip to Japan in a bid to...

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Best's Family Speak Out

25th November 2005 17:19

LATEST: Soccer legend GEORGE BEST's family have expressed their grief after the star died of multiple organ failure earlier today (25NOV05). The...

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The Things They Say 683

25th November 2005 17:19

"(It's) 70/30 in favour of the more fabulous gender. I don't really know what attracts them, but I'm not complaining." HIM frontman VILLE VALO is...

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Valo's 'Meat Diary'

25th November 2005 17:19

HIM frontman VILLE VALO insisted on having fans tattoos photographed for the album sleeve of his new album DARK LIGHT, as he views skin art as a...

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The Things They Say 682

25th November 2005 17:19

"I enjoyed the nude scene, it's opened up the nudist in me. I walk around my house naked now. I had extensive willy training for the role which...

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Strokes Spurred On By 'Brutal' Khane

25th November 2005 17:19

New York rockers THE STROKES were terrorised by producer DAVID KHANE while making new album FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF EARTH, as he forced them to strive...

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French Pm: 'Don't Blame Rap For Riots'

25th November 2005 17:19

LATEST: French Prime Minister DOMINIQUE DE VILLEPIN has rubbished accusations rappers sparked the riots which rocked France. The campaign, lodged...

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Fascinating Fact 575

25th November 2005 17:19

Cult cartoon series THE SIMPSONS will be treating fans with a Nativity Christmas special - BART will play the baby JESUS, LISA will appear as the...

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Us Tv Stars To Wed On Air

25th November 2005 17:19

US actor CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT will marry model ADRIANNE CURRY in front of reality TV cameras. THE BRADY BUNCH star met Curry, who won reality TV...

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Eastwood Jr Facing Divorce

25th November 2005 17:19

CLINT EASTWOOD's son KYLE is being divorced by his wife of 14 years LAURA GOMEZ. The jazz musician was devastated when his famous father split...

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Lucas Injured On Movie Set

25th November 2005 17:19

Hollywood actor JOSH LUCAS is sporting a cast on his left arm, after falling off a wall while filming his movie THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE. Lucas,...

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Clooney Urges Use Of Alternative Fuels

25th November 2005 17:19

Hollywood heart-throb GEORGE CLOONEY is urging US leaders to strike up a new plan to find an alternative to oil for energy. The former ER star is...

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Borat 'Supports' Kazakh Attack Against Him

25th November 2005 17:19

SACHA BARON COHEN's TV alter ego BORAT SAGDIYEV has jokingly responded to a legal threat from the Kazakhstan government accusing him of portraying...

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Ricky Martin Reveals His Sex Secrets

25th November 2005 19:33

Latino pop hunk RICKY MARTIN loves to film himself having sex but he's always careful to erase the footage before he falls asleep. The LIVIN' LA...

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John And Furnish: 'We Are Soul Mates'

25th November 2005 19:33

DAVID FURNISH and ELTON JOHN insist they have always known they would get married because they are soul mates. The couple, who will marry on 21...

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50 Cent Plans Sex Toy Line

25th November 2005 19:33

Rapper 50 CENT is planning to release his own new line in condoms and sex toys. The IN DA CLUB hitmaker, who already has a clothing line and a...

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Foster Refuses Childcare

25th November 2005 19:33

Screen siren JODIE FOSTER refuses to employ nannies to look after her children, because she wants them to enjoy a normal upbringing. Foster, 43,...

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Clooney Ignores Oscar Buzz

25th November 2005 19:33

OCEAN'S ELEVEN star GEORGE CLOONEY is refusing to pay attention to the Oscar buzz surrounding his role in SYRIANA, because he insists he doesn't...

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Twin Peaks Set For A Return

25th November 2005 19:33

Cult movie and TV series TWIN PEAKS is set for a triumphant return with KYLE MacLACHLAN planning a comeback as AGENT DALE COOPER. Twin Peaks...

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Griffith Spends Thanksgiving With Her Ex

25th November 2005 19:33

Actress MELANIE GRIFFITH had to convince husband ANTONIO BANDERAS to let her enjoy Thanksgiving Day with her ex, DON JOHNSON. The WORKING GIRL...

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Jolie Speaks Out On Earthquake Disaster In Pakistan

25th November 2005 19:33

United Nations (UN) goodwill ambassador ANGELINA JOLIE is urging aid donors to act quickly in order to save millions of people freezing to death in...

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Fascinating Fact 576

25th November 2005 19:33

Pop star ASHLEE SIMPSON was the youngest student ever accepted at the School of American Ballet.

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Valo: 'Rock Should Be Sexy'

25th November 2005 19:33

HIM frontman VILLE VALO is thrilled with his randy reputation - and he insists the "stench of eroticism" in music should be encouraged. The...

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The Things They Say 684

25th November 2005 19:33

"A lot of British birds are ugly... The birds are a lot better looking (in America). I had much better luck in America. They were much better at...

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Jada Calls Rough Ozzfest Debut A Complete Success

25th November 2005 19:33

Actress JADA PINKETT SMITH claims her heavy metal group WICKED WISDOM's stint on the OZZFEST tour this summer (05) was a big success - even though...

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Anastacia Flattered By Drag Acts

25th November 2005 19:33

American singer ANASTACIA is flattered by her impersonators - even if they are men dressed in drag. The HEAVY ON MY HEART hitmaker, famed for her...

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Gahan Chatted With Stuffed Toys While High

25th November 2005 19:33

DEPECHE MODE star DAVE GAHAN was once so "psychotic" as a junkie he was convinced stuffed toys were talking to him. The British rocker, who...

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The Things They Say 686

25th November 2005 19:33

"I feel a bit classier with the darker hair... There's a lot of blondes out in LA, boys." LINDSAY LOHAN on changing her hair colour for new movie...

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Richie's Man Cancels Show To Be With His Girl

25th November 2005 19:33

Socialite NICOLE RICHIE has realised she's marrying a very special man, after her fiance cancelled a lucrative DJ booking in Canada to spend the...

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The Things They Say 685

25th November 2005 19:33

"She only married four men and then she felt like people would catch on to her - but it was for a good cause." LINDSAY LOHAN will play a real-life...

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Banderas Puts Zorro Sword To Good Use

25th November 2005 19:33

ANTONIO BANDERAS was once forced to use the sword he took home from his first ZORRO film to scare off an intruder at his Hollywood home. The...

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