Music, Movie and Entertainment News 26th May 2003

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Simpson's Creator Bags Top Award

26th May 2003 2:55

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING has been named Outstanding Cartoonist Of The Year at the 2003 REUBEN AWARDS. Groening, whose cartoon about a...

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Boyle Bags Cold Feet Star For New Project

26th May 2003 2:55

TRAINSPOTTING director DANNY BOYLE has cast British television star JAMES NESBITT as the lead in his new BREWSTER'S MILLIONS-style film. ...

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Queen Gets Into Fancy Dress

26th May 2003 2:55

British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II is set to ditch royal protocol, in order to comply with grandson PRINCE WILLIAM's party instructions. The...

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Zellweger's Stylish Suffering

26th May 2003 2:55

Actress RENEE ZELLWEGER was left constantly left in tears on the set of her romantic comedy DOWN WITH LOVE - because she found it painful looking...

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J.lo Melts Political Hearts

26th May 2003 2:55

MAID IN MANHATTAN star JENNIFER LOPEZ has won herself another high profile admirer - New York mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG. Bloomberg, the instigator...

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Sevigny Defends Gallo

26th May 2003 2:55

LATEST: THE BROWN BUNNY star CHLOE SEVIGNY has come out in defence of ridiculed co-star VINCENT GALLO. Sevigny, who performs fellatio on the...

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Rachel Kempson Dies

26th May 2003 2:55

Revered British actress RACHEL KEMPSON has died - she was 92. Kempson, who became LADY REDGRAVE during her marriage to acting legend SIR MICHAEL...

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Affleck Bags Million Dollar Advertising Deal

26th May 2003 2:55

Hollywood hunk BEN AFFLECK has become the latest celebrity to win a huge advertising contract - he is set to promote men's shampoo. JERSEY GIRL...

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British Eurovision Stars Robbed At Ceremony

26th May 2003 2:55

LATEST: British EUROVISION SONG CONTEST entrants JEMINI have revealed that their dressing room was burgled during the event in which they finished...

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Gest's Name Politics

26th May 2003 2:55

Celebrity husband DAVID GEST has thrown a diva tantrum of the billing of an interview featuring his wife LIZA MINNELLI and comedienne RUBY WAX. ...

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Wilson Plans Live Smile

26th May 2003 2:55

BEACH BOY rocker BRIAN WILSON has a special treat for fans - he is planning to play the mythical SMILE LP live for the first time. The 60-year...

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Robbie Williams Loves To Throw The Dice

26th May 2003 2:55

Pop hunk ROBBIE WILLIAMS has been outed by U2 frontman BONO as a fanatical lover of board games. The SUNDAY BLOODY SUNDAY campaigner says the...

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Final Strummer Film To Preview At Glastonbury

26th May 2003 2:55

One of late CLASH legend JOE STRUMMER's last appearances onstage is to be screened for the first time at this year's GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL. The...

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Elton John's Amazing Charity Fundraiser

26th May 2003 2:55

Pop legend SIR ELTON JOHN has delighted AIDS charities - by raising over $4.5 (GBP3 million) for them at a single event. The YOUR SONG hitmaker...

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Benet's Message Of Love For Berry

26th May 2003 2:55

R'n'B hunk ERIC BENET was missing his wife HALLE BERRY so much while she was away filming in Montreal, Canada, he sent her a special forget-me-not...

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Madonna Funds Kabbalah's London Base

26th May 2003 2:55

Mystic pop superstar MADONNA has proved her devotion to her religion Kabbalah by donating a huge sum of money to build a new headquarters in...

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Melissa Gilbert Has Neck Surgery

26th May 2003 9:28

Former LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE star MELISSA GILBERT has undergone delicate surgery to banish constant pain caused by a herniated disc in her...

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Disney And Lizzie Part Company

26th May 2003 9:28

The WALT DISNEY COMPANY and actress HILARY DUFF have parted company. Disney and the 15-year-old actress were "going their separate ways"...

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Albert Brooks' Gallbladder Bonding

26th May 2003 9:28

American comedian ALBERT BROOKS got up close and personal with his future father-in-law before his wedding - on the operating table. Brooks,...

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Sabrina Star Buys Marital Home

26th May 2003 9:28

In preparation for her approaching nuptials, SABRINA star MELISSA JOAN HART has purchased a home in California's San Fernando Valley. Hart's new...

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Izzard's Caveman Style

26th May 2003 9:28

Transvestite comedian EDDIE IZZARD knows his look spans all eras - he'd have been wearing eyeliner in prehistoric days. The British SHADOW OF...

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Diana's Death Tops Celebrity Shock Poll

26th May 2003 9:28

The 1997 car crash which took DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES' life has been voted the most shocking celebrity story of all time. Diana died on 31...

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Rachael Leigh Cook's Denim Devotion

26th May 2003 9:28

Sexy actress RACHAEL LEIGH COOK is battling to overcome a debilitating addiction - to denim. The JOSIE AND THE PUSSYCATS beauty admits she...

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Keanu Heads For The Hills

26th May 2003 9:28

Following the phenomenal success of his movie THE MATRIX RELOADED, actor KEANU REEVES has splashed out on a new home in the Hollywood Hills. The...

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Sarandon Declares Herself The 'Patron Saint Of Older Ovaries'

26th May 2003 9:28

OSCAR-winning actress SUSAN SARANDON is so thrilled at being a mother, she's proudly dubbed herself the "patron saint of older ovaries". The...

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Jim Carrey's Divine Powers Overcome The Matrix

26th May 2003 9:28

The new JIM CARREY movie BRUCE ALMIGHTY bounced THE MATRIX RELOADED from the top spot at the American holiday box office - setting a record for a...

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Benatar's Home Rejected By Hudson

26th May 2003 9:28

Rocker PAT BENATAR is still searching for a buyer for her home after actress KATE HUDSON rejected it. ALMOST FAMOUS beauty Hudson reportedly...

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Carnie Wilson Finally Makes It To Playboy

26th May 2003 9:28

Singer CARNIE WILSON's on-again, off-again nude spread in PLAYBOY magazine looks finally set to happen. The WILSON PHILIPS singer, who has lost...

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Madonna Fuming Over School Strike

26th May 2003 9:28

Pop goddess MADONNA is fuming over a one-day-a-week strike at her daughter LOURDES' super-expensive primary school. Six-year-old Lourdes, known...

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Cowell Befriends Porn Star

26th May 2003 9:28

British music mogul SIMON COWELL has been caught on tape getting friendly with an XXX-rated porn star. Cowell, who was romantically linked to...

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Manilow's Music Helps Boy Speak Again

26th May 2003 9:28

Crooner BARRY MANILOW's ballads have helped a five-year-old autistic boy speak again. STEVEN CONOVER of California was diagnosed with autism...

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Lourdes' Food Fetish

26th May 2003 9:28

Pop queen MADONNA is training her daughter LOURDES to stand out - as the healthiest little girl in school. The megastar MATERIAL GIRL ensures...

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Liza Minnelli Breaks Kneecap

26th May 2003 9:28

Ageing diva LIZA MINNELLI broke her right kneecap yesterday (25MAY03) when she tripped over a step at a hotel in Bologna, Italy. Minnelli, 58,...

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Perry's Sports Obsession

26th May 2003 13:11

FRIENDS star MATTHEW PERRY has a sure-fire cure for homesickness - immersing himself in TV sports. The actor, who is currently performing in...

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Ewan's Realistic Sex Scenes

26th May 2003 13:11

Cheeky STAR WARS actor EWAN McGREGOR loved filming new movie YOUNG ADAM - because the sex scenes were so realistic. The MOULIN ROUGE! star...

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Clint Eastwood Keeps Female Fans Happy

26th May 2003 13:11

Movie star CLINT EASTWOOD goes out of his way for the ladies - but is less accommodating when it comes to his male fans. The UNFORGIVEN legend...

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Phantom Menace 'Worst Sequel Ever'

26th May 2003 13:11

STAR WARS EPISODE I: THE PHANTOM MENACE has been voted the worst movie sequel of all time in a poll by American TV network E!. The highly...

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Matrix Man's Finances Frozen

26th May 2003 13:11

LATEST: THE MATRIX creator LARRY WACHOWSKI's wife has frozen his assets in the light of his reported affair with a bondage queen. Larry, 37,...

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Buscemi Arrested In Fire Station Protest

26th May 2003 13:11

Quirky character actor STEVE BUSCEMI has been arrested during a protest over the closure of a New York fire station. The star, best known for...

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Emma's Ship Of Bawls

26th May 2003 13:11

Ex-SPICE GIRLS singer EMMA BUNTON was left shame-faced when visiting the British Navy - because the sight of a ship scared her to tears. The...

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Lionel Richie Stuns At Cannes

26th May 2003 13:11

Crooner LIONEL RICHIE had fans screaming with a stunning performance at a CANNES FILM FESTIVAL charity dinner. The HELLO singer rubbed shoulders...

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Fatboy's Saucy Marriage Saver

26th May 2003 13:11

Superstar DJ FATBOY SLIM is increasing the spice in his ailing marriage - with a super-sexy new hot tub for him and his wife to frolic in. The...

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Lennox Can Sing The Blues

26th May 2003 13:11

Ex-EURYTHMICS star ANNIE LENNOX finally feels like a real singer - because she's suffered enough. The WHY? hitmaker is releasing her eagerly...

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Meatloaf: My Teddy Bears Live

26th May 2003 13:11

Rocker MEATLOAF is so attached to his massive collection of teddy bears he believes they can 'come alive'. The BAT OUT OF HELL star has been...

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Trouble For Sugababes?

26th May 2003 13:11

A crisis is brewing in the SUGABABES' camp - friends claim KEISHA BUCHANAN and HEIDI RANGE are terrified of bandmate MUTYA BUENA. Founding...

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The Edge: U2 Can Be Left Off Credits

26th May 2003 13:11

U2 guitarist THE EDGE has poked fun at SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's plan to change THE BEATLES' songwriting credits. YESTERDAY singer McCartney has come...

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Elton: 'The Truth About Me And The Princess'

26th May 2003 13:11

SIR ELTON JOHN has given his version of his bitter row with the late DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES - it was sparked when she snubbed a charity event. ...

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Jimmy Stewart Inspires Tim Robbins

26th May 2003 16:54

Actor TIM ROBBINS may not share his politics, but says that film legend JIMMY STEWART inspired him to stand up for what he believes in. THE...

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Meryl Streep Challenges Graduates

26th May 2003 16:54

Veteran actress MERYL STREEP has called on male students to make the world a fairer place by helping rid the world of sexism. Speaking to an...

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Betty Garrett Honoured

26th May 2003 16:54

One-time blacklisted actress BETTY GARRETT has been given one of Tinseltown's ultimate honours - a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Garrett...

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Jennifer Aniston Admires Jim Carrey's Body Moves

26th May 2003 16:54

Comic actor JIM CARREY tried out some of his wrestling moves on co-star JENNIFER ANISTON whilst filming hit movie BRUCE ALMIGHTY. In the flick,...

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Bad Boy Michael Bay?

26th May 2003 16:54

Director MICHAEL BAY could be taking the title of his latest film BAD BOYS too literally - he is reportedly living up to his volatile persona...

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Michael Caine For Sleuth Remake?

26th May 2003 16:54

British actor SIR MICHAEL CAINE is said to be in talks to take a part in the remake of his 1972 movie SLEUTH. Caine starred opposite LAURENCE...

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Dirty Harry Hangs Up Gun

26th May 2003 16:54

Movie veteran CLINT EASTWOOD says his days as trigger-happy cop DIRTY HARRY are over - despite studio efforts to reprise the role. Eastwood...

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Pacino Vs D'angelo Battle Hots Up

26th May 2003 16:54

LATEST: AL PACINO's custody battle with BEVERLY D'ANGELO is getting nasty, as the movie legend claims his ex-partner is charging him to see their...

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Nicolas Cage Set For Wicker Man Remake

26th May 2003 16:54

Hollywood star NICOLAS CAGE is gearing up to lead a remake of the classic British horror movie THE WICKER MAN. In the original 1973 film, EDWARD...

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Cerys Matthews Has No Regrets

26th May 2003 16:54

Former CATATONIA frontwoman CERYS MATTHEWS may have settled down but doesn't regret her wild days in the band. The Welsh MULDER AND SCULLY...

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Former Atomic Kitten Set For Part In Tv Show

26th May 2003 16:54

Ex-ATOMIC KITTEN member KERRY McFADDEN is being groomed for a part in kitschy British TV series FOOTBALLERS' WIVES. The blonde wife of...

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Jemini 'Prayed For No Points' At Eurovision

26th May 2003 16:54

British EUROVISION SONG CONTEST flops JEMINI actually hoped to receive no points in the competition. GEMMA ABBEY of the Liverpool duo, who were...

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Marilyn Manson Keeps Cat In The Bag

26th May 2003 16:54

Shock rocker MARILYN MANSON went out of his way to keep record executives from hearing a sneak preview of his latest album THE GOLDEN AGE OF...

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Baby Spice Defends Her Sexy Status

26th May 2003 16:54

Former SPICE GIRL EMMA BUNTON is defending her sexy new image, after a pop rival called her "desperate". The blonde pop babe's feud began when...

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Lisa-marie Talks About Sex And Marriage To Michael Jackson

26th May 2003 16:54

Singer LISA-MARIE PRESLEY has opened up about her sex life - admitting she likes steamy, raunchy romps. Speaking to America's PLAYBOY magazine,...

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J.lo Blasts "Unfaithful" P Diddy

26th May 2003 16:54

Pop diva JENNIFER LOPEZ has blasted her ex-lover SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS - accusing him of cheating on her during their relationship. Speaking to...

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Sutherland's Toilet Trouble

26th May 2003 20:56

Movie veteran DONALD SUTHERLAND is keeping a terrible secret from his THE ITALIAN JOB co-stars - he peed in someone else's wetsuit. The actor...

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Secretary Star Shakes Off Ugly Tag

26th May 2003 20:56

SECRETARY actress MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL believes she's finally shaken off the 'goofy' tag after years of Hollywood prejudice. The 25-year-old...

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Romola Garai's So Clumsy

26th May 2003 20:56

British actress ROMOLA GARAI is amazed that she's considered a sex symbol - because she's so clumsy. The 20-year-old I CAPTURE THE CASTLE...

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Richard Gere Chills Out In Antarctica

26th May 2003 20:56

CHICAGO star RICHARD GERE will be getting the cold treatment on the set of his latest movie - because he'll be filming in Antarctica. Gere is...

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Maggie Gyllenhaal's Oscars Delight

26th May 2003 20:56

SECRETARY star MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL thinks Hollywood is finally getting over its obsession with skinny women - based on the evidence at this year's...

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J.lo Eyes London For Wedding

26th May 2003 20:56

Hollywood superstar JENNIFER LOPEZ is rumoured to want to wed her actor boyfriend BEN AFFLECK in London. The star of MAID IN MANHATTAN has...

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Schwarzenegger Mulls California Governor Election

26th May 2003 20:56

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER is seriously considering running for California governor after the summer release of his new movie, TERMINATOR 3: RISE OF THE...

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Martina Topley Bird's Changed Priorities

26th May 2003 20:56

Hotly-tipped singer MARTINA TOPLEY BIRD had to take a lengthy break from music after working with TRICKY - for the sake of their daughter. The...

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Cerys Matthews Craves Being A Mum

26th May 2003 20:56

Former CATATONIA frontwoman CERYS MATTHEWS claims pregnancy has straightened out her eating habits. Like any other expectant mother, the MULDER...

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Nas' Love For Birds

26th May 2003 20:56

Hip-hop star NAS has a great admiration for birds. The New York native, engaged to singer KELIS, admits he often looks up at the winged...

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Priscilla Was Desperate To Tame Wildchild Lisa-marie

26th May 2003 20:56

PRISCILLA PRESLEY was once so upset with her daughter's hellraising ways she threatened to send her off to a kibbutz in Israel. Priscilla and...

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Justin Timberlake Takes Mum Late-night London Shopping

26th May 2003 20:56

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE had top London store HARRODS re-opened late at night so he could take his mum shopping. Staff said the ROCK YOUR BODY singer...

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Gotti Shoots Ja Rule In A Bid To End Rap Violence

26th May 2003 20:56

Rap mogul IRV GOTTI has shot his MURDER INC superstar JA RULE dead in the hitmaker's new video - because he wants fans to see what could really...

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No New Contract For Kylie Minogue

26th May 2003 20:56

LATEST: Petite popstar KYLIE MINOGUE will not be re-negotiating the terms of her record contract with EMI, despite previous reports to the...

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J.lo Regrets Hurting Cris Judd

26th May 2003 20:56

Superstar JENNIFER LOPEZ has one major regret in life - that she caused second husband CRIS JUDD so much hurt. The JENNY FROM THE BLOCK singer...

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