Music, Movie and Entertainment News 26th February 2012

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The Artist Picks Up Another Four Trophies At Independent Spirit Awards

26th February 2012 0:26

The Artist is primed for Oscars glory on Sunday (26Feb12) after scooping up a clutch of major prizes at the Film Independent Spirit Awards.A day...

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Sinead O'connor's Sex Songs

26th February 2012 6:00

Sinead O'Connor's new album is ''all down to the c**k''.The singer - who released her new LP 'How About I Be Me (And You Be You?) earlier this week -...

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Meat Loaf Gambled On Apartment

26th February 2012 6:05

Meat Loaf bought an apartment after gambling with £40.The 'Bat Out Of Hell' hitmaker was extremely successful with a small stake during an early...

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Will Smith Originated Men In Black 3

26th February 2012 6:06

Will Smith came up with the concept for 'Men In Black 3'. The actor reprises his role as alien fighting Agent J in the third instalment of the...

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Olly Murs' Queen Elizabeth Comparison

26th February 2012 9:00

Olly Murs thinks he is as well-known as Queen Elizabeth in the UK. The 'Heart Skips A Beat' hitmaker admitted while he is not as recognisable across...

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Reese Witherspoon Feels Sexy

26th February 2012 9:00

Reese Witherspoon feels ''a lot sexier'' than she ever has. The 35-year-old actress - who married Hollywood agent Jim Toth last year - doesn't think...

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Michael Fassbender Relieved He Waited For Fame

26th February 2012 10:00

Michael Fassbender says he would have gone ''ape sh*t'' if he'd found fame at a young age.The 34-year-old actor is now a huge global star thanks to...

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Adam Sandler Gets Record Razzies Nominations

26th February 2012 11:00

Adam Sandler has received a record 11 nominations for this year's Razzies.The actor has been put forward for several dubious honours at the ceremony,...

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Selena Gomez Gives Second Chances

26th February 2012 11:00

Selena Gomez believes in ''second chances''.The 19-year-old star - who has been dating Justin Bieber since December 2010 - admitted when she is with...

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Rosamund Pike Is Pregnant

26th February 2012 11:06

Rosamund Pike is to become a mother for the first time.The 'Die Another Day' actress is expecting her first child with partner Robie Uniacke and the...

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Sacha Baron Cohen Will Attend The Oscars

26th February 2012 12:40

Sacha Baron Cohen will be attending this year's Oscars after he was reportedly asked to refrain from showing up at the ceremony dressed as his latest...

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Adam Sandler Nominated Elevn Times At This Year's Razzies

26th February 2012 13:00

Adam Sandler has received eleven nominations for the Razzies, the spoof awards that highlight the worst movies of the year. It is a record for Adam...

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Amy Childs And Harry Derbridge Surprise Fans On 'Let's Dance'

26th February 2012 13:29

Amy Childs has shown that she can be funny when she performed with HARRY DERBRIDGE on 'Let's Dance for Sports Relief'. Amy Childs re-inacted a...

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The Artist Sweeps Independent Spirit Film Awards

26th February 2012 13:58

'The Artist' starring Jean Dujardin has continued what is seemingly a victorious weekend, winning best feature at the Film Independent Spirit Awards....

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Kelly Clarkson Is 'Bossy As Hell'

26th February 2012 14:00

Kelly Clarkson is ''bossy as hell'' ever since she suffered a near breakdown. The 'Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)' singer was miserable in 2007...

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Adele's Grandmother 'Suffers Heart Attack'

26th February 2012 14:11

Adele was nursing a secret heartache at the Brit Awards on Tuesday (21Feb12) as her grandmother was in hospital recovering from a heart attack,...

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Rapper Jim Jones Arrested

26th February 2012 14:11

Troubled rapper Jim Jones was handcuffed by police on Friday (24Feb12) after a violent brawl in a Connecticut casino.Cops were called to the scene...

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Fascinating Fact 12932

26th February 2012 14:11

Hip-hop star J. Cole and comedian Kevin Hart were crowned basketball champions on Friday night (24Feb12) as they led an East team over rapper...

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Lil Wayne Demands Judgment In Bahamas Suit

26th February 2012 14:11

Lil Wayne is asking a court to make a judgment in his favour after he was sued by concert promoters over a missed gig in the Bahamas.Red City...

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Paris Hilton's Leaked Video Is Not New Song

26th February 2012 14:11

Socialite Paris Hilton's representatives have dismissed reports suggesting a video leaked to the Internet on Thursday (23Feb12) is the star's new pop...

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Fascinating Fact 12933

26th February 2012 14:11

The original Status Quo line-up has reunited for the first time in 25 years. Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt, Alan Lancaster and John Coghlan put aside...

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Abdul Clears Up The X Factor Rumours

26th February 2012 14:11

Singer Paula Abdul has cleared up rumours suggesting she left America's The X Factor on bad terms, insisting her departure was "amicable" and she...

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Pike Pregnant

26th February 2012 14:11

Former Bond girl Rosamund Pike is to become a mother for the first time.The 33-year-old British actress is expecting a baby with her partner Robie...

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Lady Gaga And Johnny Depp Back Weinstein's Bully Campaign

26th February 2012 14:11

Stars including Lady Gaga and Johnny Depp have thrown their support behind movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's campaign to have his movie Bully awarded a...

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The Things They Say 24457

26th February 2012 14:11

"It was fun, I'm glad he did that. It was really sporty." Mick Jagger was thrilled when U.S. President Barack Obama agreed to perform a few lines of...

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Nelson Mandela Undergoes Stomach Operation

26th February 2012 14:11

Nelson Mandela was admitted to hospital on Saturday (25Feb12) to undergo a stomach operation.The former South African president is recovering after...

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The Artist Picks Up Another Four Trophies At Independent Spirit Awards

26th February 2012 14:11

The Artist is primed for Oscars glory on Sunday (26Feb12) after scooping up a clutch of major prizes at the Film Independent Spirit Awards.A day...

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Adam Sandler Racks Up 11 Razzie Nominations

26th February 2012 14:11

Adam Sandler has been named and shamed after setting a new record for the most Golden Raspberry Award nominations received in a year.The funnyman has...

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Amanda Holden's Heart Stopped Beating During Birth Scare

26th February 2012 14:11

British actress Amanda Holden has told how she was "moments from death" when her heart stopped beating for 40 seconds during her childbirth scare...

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James Woods Testifying To Support New Medical Bill

26th February 2012 14:11

Casino star James Woods is set to testify at a U.S. government committee hearing in support of a new bill regarding botched medical treatments.The...

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Jennifer Aniston In Tears At Animal Rescue Centre

26th February 2012 14:11

Jennifer Aniston broke down in tears during a visit to an animal rescue centre as she was desperate to adopt more than one puppy.The former Friends...

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Matt Lucas Quits Twitter Over Dead Partner Taunts

26th February 2012 14:11

Little Britain star Matt Lucas has quit Twitter.com after a cruel joke about his dead ex-partner.The funnyman announced his decision to leave the...

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Fans Pay Tribute To Frank Carson

26th February 2012 14:11

Beloved Northern Irish comedian Frank Carson's coffin has gone on display in his local church.Hundreds of fans have visited St Kentigern's Roman...

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Harvey Weinstein Took A 'Crazy Gamble' On The Artist

26th February 2012 14:11

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein took one of the biggest gambles of his professional life when he financed The Artist, and was even summoned before his...

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The Things They Say 24462

26th February 2012 14:11

"We're going to of course recognise Whitney. She did a very important film and... we're going to dedicate a moment to Whitney." Oscars producer Brian...

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The Things They Say 24459

26th February 2012 14:11

"I wish they can all get one, one single little golden guy - because there's so much great stuff out there." Best Actor Oscar hopeful Demian Bichir...

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The Things They Say 24458

26th February 2012 14:11

"I'm an Oscar voter... They came out with a survey that everyone is a 60-year-old white man. That's me. But every weird film that got nominated for...

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The Things They Say 24460

26th February 2012 14:11

"Without awards season we wouldn't know what a bigot Brett Ratner was." Independent Spirit Awards host Seth Rogen pokes fun at filmmaker Ratner, who...

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The Things They Say 24461

26th February 2012 14:11

"I was disappointed Mr. Popper's Penguins didn't get a nod. That would have been my tip for the Oscar. I loved that film." Music mogul Simon Cowell...

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Correction:

26th February 2012 14:11

In a story headlined 'No Love For Spacey's Tennis Offer', published in WENN's 6th feed on 23rd February (12), we incorrectly stated that the chance...

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Taylor Swift Taking Cancer Sufferer To American Country Music Awards

26th February 2012 14:41

Taylor Swift is making the dreams of a lucky man come true as she has invited a cancer sufferer as her date to the American Country Music Awards....

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Oscars 2012: Will Uggie Grace The Red Carpet?

26th February 2012 14:49

Uggie is set to take the Oscars 2012 by storm. There may be a chance that we will see The Artist's scene stealing dog on the red carpet of the Oscars...

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Sacha Baron Cohen Beds Megan Fox In New 'Dictator' Trailer

26th February 2012 15:03

Sacha Baron Cohen has been seen in bed with Megan Fox in the new trailer for his next movie, 'The DICtator'. Sacha Baron Cohen will be playing the...

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Flornce Welch Finds It Difficult To Connect

26th February 2012 17:01

Florence Welch finds it hard to have a ''meaningful connection'' with someone when she's not on stage. The 'No Light, No Light' singer struggled with...

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Stone Roses And Killers To Headline V

26th February 2012 22:01

Stone Roses and The Killers are to headline this year's Virgin Media V Festival.The reformed Manchester band and the 'Somebody Told Me' hitmakers...

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Winehouse Trust Donates To Substance Abuse Charity

26th February 2012 23:01

Amy Winehouse's father Mitch has given a U.K. substance abuse charity a boost by making a $48,000 (£30,000) donation in the tragic singer's...

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Ill Celine Dion Cancels Las Vegas Shows

26th February 2012 23:01

Celine Dion has cancelled a week's worth of concerts in Las Vegas as she battles a virus which has caused inflammation of her vocal chords.Doctors...

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Petey Pablo Began Three-year Prison Sentence In January

26th February 2012 23:01

Rapper Petey Pablo is behind bars - and has been for almost two months.The hitmaker checked into a federal correction institution in West Virginia on...

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Samantha Mumba Marries

26th February 2012 23:01

Singer/actress Samantha Mumba has wed in Newport Beach, California.The Time MAChine star exchanged vows with fiance Torray Scales on Friday...

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Pianist Mike Melvoin Dead At 74

26th February 2012 23:01

Pianist Mike Melvoin has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 74.The musician, who worked with the likes of Frank Sinatra and Michael Jackson,...

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Fascinating Fact 12934

26th February 2012 23:01

Beyonce and Jay Z's baby Blue Ivy made her public debut in New York on Saturday (25Feb12) when she joined mum and dad for lunch at Sant Ambroeus in...

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Thompson Twins Star Curry Designing Chair For Harry

26th February 2012 23:01

Former Thompson Twins star Alannah Curry is working with Blondie singer Deborah Harry again - as a furniture designer.The Hold Me Now singer, who...

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Sick George Strait Cuts Concert Short

26th February 2012 23:01

Illness forced country star George Strait to cut short a concert in Missouri short on Saturday night (25Feb12).The singer was just two songs into his...

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Simple Plan Land Charity Honour

26th February 2012 23:01

Rockers Simple Plan are to be honoured for their charity work in their native Canada.The Welcome to My Life stars will receive the 2012 Allan Waters...

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Thicke And Patton Hit With Tax Lien

26th February 2012 23:01

R&B star Robin Thicke and his actress wife Paula Patton are rushing to settle their debts after they were hit with a demand for unpaid...

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Sir Tom Jones To Sell New Single In Just One Store

26th February 2012 23:01

Veteran singer Sir Tom Jones is selling his new single exclusively in the Welsh store where he bought his first albums as a schoolboy.Spillers...

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Actress Spencer Files For Divorce

26th February 2012 23:01

Cowboys & Aliens star Abigail Spencer has filed for divorce six months after separating from her husband Andrew Pruett.Spencer is citing...

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Gerard Butler Makes Party Return After Rehab

26th February 2012 23:01

Actor Gerard Butler returned to the party circuit in Hollywood on Saturday night (25Feb12) just days after news of his recent rehab stint became...

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Halle Berry Pulls Out Of The Oscars

26th February 2012 23:01

Halle Berry has pulled out of an Oscars appearance because of her broken foot.The Monster's Ball star was scheduled to present at the Academy Awards...

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James Cromwell Offers Up New Oscars Voting Plan

26th February 2012 23:01

The Artist star James Cromwell has a plan to make voting for the Oscars a more democratic affair after learning that the majority of those picking...

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The Things They Say 24463

26th February 2012 23:01

"It was great, we went to the East Wing, the public part, and then we went and had a great tour of the West Wing... I've been once before but it was...

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Jennifer Lawrence Confirms Nicholas Hoult Dating Rumours

26th February 2012 23:01

Jennifer Lawrence has opened up about her romance with Nicholas Hoult, revealing she fell for his British manners and accent.The actress met Hoult on...

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Jay Baruchel To Wed In A Kilt

26th February 2012 23:01

The Sorcerer's Apprentice star Jay Baruchel is planning to exchange vows with actress fiancee Alison Pill in a kilt.The Canadian couple is scheduled...

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Kutcher Jumps Into Bed With Ambrosio For Fashion Ad

26th February 2012 23:01

Demi Moore's estranged husband Ashton Kutcher has climbed into bed with sexy supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio - for a new fashion ad.The Two and a Half...

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Oldman Considers Tinker Tailor Sequel

26th February 2012 23:01

Oscar nominee Gary Oldman is hoping to reprise his role as a British spy in a sequel to Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.The actor landed a Best Actor...

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Raquel Welch Urges Stars To Hit The Beach: 'Sunshine Is Good For You'

26th February 2012 23:01

Movie sex symbol Raquel Welch has broken Hollywood's golden sun-tanning rule by urging women to embrace bronzing.The One Million Years B.C. star is...

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Minnie Driver Wants To Move Back To Britain

26th February 2012 23:01

British actress Minnie Driver wants to move back to her native U.K. for the sake of her young son, but fears she might not be able to afford property...

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Fascinating Fact 12935

26th February 2012 23:01

Glee star Darren Criss teamed up with Muppets' Kermit The Frog for a rendition of The Rainbow Connection at a televised pre-Oscars party on the E! TV...

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The Things They Say 24464

26th February 2012 23:01

"He's a working dog and he deserves a retirement and I wish him well." Actor James Cromwell on his canine The Artist co-star Uggie. The Artist was...

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The Things They Say 24467

26th February 2012 23:01

"As an actor, no matter how good you're told you are... you're like, 'Will I ever get hired again? Do I actually suck at acting? How long until they...

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The Things They Tweet 2363

26th February 2012 23:01

"bailed out of #oscar festivities 2nite due to this terrible illness... matzah ball soup FB (Facebook) twitter n (and) tv -we got a date!" Jessica...

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The Things They Say 24466

26th February 2012 23:01

"I don't like heels. We're less than 30 feet from the beach, so I figured it was OK." Actress Shailene Woodley kicked off her shoes and arrived at...

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The Things They Say 24465

26th February 2012 23:01

"It's a little bit different to Newport out here but I do love it. The sun is shining, life is good and I'm very happy." Michael Sheen has traded his...

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Fascinating Fact 12936

26th February 2012 23:01

Twenty per cent of this year's (12) Oscars voters are actors by trade. That amounts to 1,172 members of the Academy of Motion Pictures & Sciences.

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