Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 26th December 2011

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Miserable Charlize Theron

26th December 2011 0:16

Charlize Theron is a "miserable ****".The 36-year-old actress stars as self-destructive teen author Mavis in forthcoming comedy 'Young Adult' and...

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Dido Welcomed A Son In July

26th December 2011 0:16

Dido secretly gave birth to a son in July.The 'White Flag' singer - who announced her pregnancy earlier this year - and her husband Rohan Gavin...

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Hugh Hefner Prefers Playing Cards To Sex

26th December 2011 0:16

Hugh Hefner spends his evenings watching movies and playing cards rather than making love. The 85-year-old Playboy founder dates 28-year-old and...

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Justin Bieber Having Family Christmas

26th December 2011 0:16

Justin Bieber thinks family are the most important part of Christmas.The 'Never Say Never' hitmaker - who is in a relationship with Selena Gomez -...

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Kate Beckinsale's Underworld Pride

26th December 2011 0:16

Kate Beckinsale is "proud and puzzled" by her 'Underworld: Awakening' character.The 38-year-old actress - who is to resume her role as vampire...

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Marina Diamandis 'Embarrassed' By Ambition

26th December 2011 0:16

Marina Diamandis was "embarrassed" by her ambitions for fame.The Marina and the Diamonds star didn't tell anyone she had been secretly writing songs...

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Festive Film Fan Sandra Bullock

26th December 2011 0:16

Sandra Bullock loves Christmas movies.The 'Blind Side' actress - who has a 23-month-old adopted son Louis Bardo - says one of her favourite things...

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David Hasselhoff Enjoys 'Welsh Yuletide'

26th December 2011 0:17

Former Baywatch star David Hasselhoff is spending Christmas in the U.K. after jetting from Los Angeles to join girlfriend Hayley Roberts at her...

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It's A Wonderful Life Tops Best Christmas Movie Poll

26th December 2011 0:17

Classic movie It's A Wonderful Life has topped a poll to find the best Christmas film of all time.The 1946 drama, starring James Stewart and Donna...

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Johnny Depp Is Top Christmas Guest

26th December 2011 0:17

Johnny Depp has topped a new poll of celebrities fans would most like to spend the holidays with.The Pirates of the Caribbean star has been named the...

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Kelly Osbourne Urges Fans To Ditch Diet At Christmas

26th December 2011 0:17

Rock offspring Kelly Osbourne is encouraging her fans to ditch their diet over the festive season, insisting it doesn't matter if you gain weight...

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Laurence Fox Gets 'Hammered' At Christmas

26th December 2011 0:17

British actor Laurence Fox loves to spend his Christmas break drinking - and is often "hammered" by mid-afternoon.The star, who appears in U.K....

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Phillips' 'Unusual' Christmas After Year Of Grief

26th December 2011 0:17

Veteran British actor Leslie Phillips is anticipating an "unusual" first Christmas without his wife Angela Scoular following her death earlier this...

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Supermodel Aldridge Likes Her Stockings Stuffed At Christmas

26th December 2011 0:17

Supermodel Lily Aldridge is a huge Christmas stocking fan and insists on a sock stuffed with unwrapped nick-nacks even now she's married to Kings Of...

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De Niro A Dad Again At 68

26th December 2011 0:17

Robert De Niro is a father again at the age of 68 - he and his wife have welcomed a baby girl born via surrogate.Christmas came early for De Niro and...

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Thicke & Patton Set For Sexy Christmas

26th December 2011 0:17

R&B star Robin Thicke and his sexy wife Paula Patton are planning a very sexy Christmas after spending much of 2011 apart.The singer has been working...

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Brand 'Shakes And Sweats' Over Christmas Board Games

26th December 2011 0:17

Comedian Russell Brand gets competitive with his wife Katy Perry's family at Christmas - he gets so worked up playing board games, he "shakes and...

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Bullock Plans Embarrassing Santa Snaps For Son

26th December 2011 0:17

Sandra Bullock is organising an outrageous festive-themed photoshoot for her son Louis this Christmas (11) so she can show the embarrassing snaps to...

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Cruise Family Cooks Together At Christmas

26th December 2011 0:17

Tom Cruise looks forward to Christmas morning every holiday season - because his whole family gathers in the kitchen to cook breakfast.The Top Gun...

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Valerie Bertinelli: 'It's Easy To Stay Fit At Christmas'

26th December 2011 0:17

Valerie Bertinelli has no problem keeping her trim figure at Christmas since dropping 50 pounds (22.6 kilograms) in 2009 - she uses the holiday...

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Dido Is A New-ish Mum After Baby News Is Revealed

26th December 2011 0:41

Singer/songwriter Dido celebrated her 40th birthday on Christmas Day (25Dec11) as a new mum - sources close to the star have revealed she gave birth...

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Etta James Hospitalised

26th December 2011 7:56

R&B legend Etta James has been hospitalised in Riverside, California after suffering breathing problems.The terminally ill singer, who is battling...

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Dido Is A New-ish Mum After Baby News Is Revealed

26th December 2011 7:56

Singer/songwriter Dido celebrated her 40th birthday on Christmas Day (25Dec11) as a new mum - sources close to the star have revealed she gave birth...

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Madonna Loves It's A Wonderful Life

26th December 2011 7:56

Madonna grew up wishing beloved actor James Stewart was her real father because she adored him in festive film It's A Wonderful Life.The pop...

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Buble 'Almost Killed' Himself On New Stilts

26th December 2011 7:56

Singer Michael Buble almost ended up in hospital last Christmas (Dec10) after injuring himself while testing out new stilts from his wife Luisana...

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Miles Kane Relishes Festive Beach Party

26th December 2011 7:56

British rocker Miles Kane is looking forward to a sun-kissed festive season - he'll be enjoying turkey on a beach while touring Down Under.The Last...

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Lambert Sick Of Christmas Tunes

26th December 2011 7:56

Country star Miranda Lambert gets sick of hearing seasonal tunes during the winter holidays - because her husband Blake Shelton insists on playing...

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Military Wives Rocket To The Top Of Britain's Christmas Chart

26th December 2011 7:56

A choir of military wives has scored this year's (11) coveted number one spot in the British Christmas pop chart after beating Nirvana's Smells Like...

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Love Stunned By Phil Spector's Surprise Vocal

26th December 2011 7:56

Veteran singer Darlene Love was stunned when she first heard Phil Spector's seminal Christmas album, as she had no idea the famed producer had...

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Denise Richards Makes 'Green' New Year Resolution

26th December 2011 7:56

Denise Richards is urging fans to make 'green' New Year resolutions and give up bottled water in 2012.The former Bond girl has banned plastic bottles...

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Ed Burns Is Making 2012 Christmas Movie

26th December 2011 7:56

Actor/director Ed Burns is already planning next Christmas (12) - he's making a holiday film for the end of the year.The Saving Private Ryan star is...

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Kate Bush Is A Snowman Expert

26th December 2011 7:56

Kate Bush is a closet snowman connoisseur - she has clothing items by her front door so she can dash out and get creative after blizzards and winter...

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Rimes Giggles At Funny Christmas Tune

26th December 2011 7:56

Singer/actress Leann Rimes bursts into laughter whenever she hears festive tune I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas because she finds the subject...

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The Things They Say 23856

26th December 2011 7:56

"The holiday theme in a house full of nine kids in Boston was survival of the fittest. It was like a platoon camped out in our living room. But we...

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Prince Philip Recovering After Emergency Surgery

26th December 2011 7:56

British royal Prince Philip is recovering in hospital after undergoing emergency surgery to treat a blocked coronary artery.Queen Elizabeth II's...

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Mission: Impossible Sequel Edges Out Sherlock Holmes In U.s.

26th December 2011 7:56

Tom Cruise's super agent Ethan Hunt has beaten Robert Downey, JR's super sleuth Sherlock Holmes to the top of the U.S. box office.Mission: Impossible...

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Connick, Jr. Writes Christmas Storybook

26th December 2011 7:56

Singer/actor Harry Connick, JR. got into the holiday spirit this year (11) by penning a Christmas storybook for children.The When My Heart Finds...

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James Mcavoy Mixed Up About Christmas

26th December 2011 7:56

Scottish actor James Mcavoy has mixed feelings about Christmas because he grew up believing Santa Claus threw gifts down the chimney and always...

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Jeremy Piven Almost Crashed Parents' Car One Christmas

26th December 2011 7:56

Entourage star Jeremy Piven has one Christmas memory he'll never forget after almost crashing his parents' car into a neighbour's home as a teen -...

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Rachel Nichols Books Christmas Flights Well In Advance

26th December 2011 7:56

Actress Rachel Nichols has learned to book her flights home well in advance of the holidays after once celebrating Christmas Eve alone in an...

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The Things They Say 23857

26th December 2011 7:56

"I used to really like Christmas. When I was a teenager… the drinking age was 18 and you could actually go to bars... but we used to, like, have a...

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Jessica Morrison Treats Pet To New Playmate

26th December 2011 7:56

Actress Jessica Morrison treated her dog to its own special Christmas gift this year - a new playmate.The Mr. & Mrs. Smith star constantly feels...

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The Things They Say 23858

26th December 2011 7:56

"I think he's a more innocent Harry. I think I'd love Harry. He's a proper, man. He's like, 'I'm never gonna be the king, it's cool.'" Actor James...

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Matthew Mcconaughey Engaged To Camila Alves

26th December 2011 16:11

Actor Matthew Mcconaughey had a Christmas to remember after proposing to his longterm girlfriend Camila Alves on Sunday (25Dec11).The Fool's Gold...

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Lady Gaga's Former Aide Sues Tour Company

26th December 2011 19:06

Lady Gaga's former assistant is suing the pop superstar's touring company over allegations she's owed money for unpaid overtime.Jennifer O'Neill was...

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Mc Hammer Files Court Response To Unpaid Taxes Lawsuit

26th December 2011 19:06

Rap veteran Mc Hammer is asking a U.S. federal court judge to dismiss a lawsuit from government officials accusing him of failing to pay his taxes,...

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Van Halen Confirm Tour Plans In Christmas Video

26th December 2011 19:06

Van Halen have confirmed 2012 tour plans in a new Christmas video message.The big announcement was filmed in November (11) at The Roxy Theatre in...

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Demi Lovato Chastises Disney Bosses For Tv Joke About Eating Disorders

26th December 2011 19:06

Demi Lovato sent Disney bosses into a spin over Christmas (11) after attacking them via Twitter.com on Friday (23Dec11) for airing a joke about...

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Fascinating Fact 12586

26th December 2011 19:06

Rapper Drake has paid tribute to tragic R&B star Aaliyah by having an image of her face tattooed on his back. The Try Again hitmaker died in a plane...

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Justin Bieber Surprises Best Friend With Convertible Mustang

26th December 2011 19:06

Teen superstar Justin Bieber treated a childhood pal to an extra special Christmas present on Sunday (25Dec11) - a convertible Ford Mustang sports...

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Matthew Mcconaughey Engaged To Camila Alves

26th December 2011 19:06

Actor Matthew Mcconaughey had a Christmas to remember after proposing to his longterm girlfriend Camila Alves on Sunday (25Dec11).The Fool's Gold...

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Fascinating Fact 12587

26th December 2011 19:06

Michael Jackson's mother Katherine checked out the talent at the Legends in Concert show at Harrah's Las Vegas on Friday (23Dec11) and even agreed to...

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Nelly Faces Credit Card Bill

26th December 2011 19:06

Rapper Nelly faces legal problems at the beginning of 2012 - he's allegedly overdue on a credit card bill.Lawyers representing American Express claim...

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Yoko Ono To Present Artwork At Indian Gallery

26th December 2011 19:06

Yoko Ono is working on a special art installation for a gallery in Delhi, India to highlight the challenges facing modern women.John Lennon's widow...

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Osbournes Dog Dies At Christmas

26th December 2011 19:06

The Osbournes suffered a death at Christmas - the family's pet dog, Martin, died on 24 December (11).Kelly Osbourne broke the sad news via...

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Heidi Fleiss Handed Eviction Notice On Las Vegas Property

26th December 2011 19:06

Former Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss has been ordered to vacate her place of business after allegedly falling behind on rent payments for the Las...

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Hudson Turned Down Precious

26th December 2011 19:06

Jennifer Hudson has revealed she turned down the title role in Precious because she didn't want to pack on weight to play the abused single mum.Fresh...

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Wrestler John Cena Sued Over Roofing Bill

26th December 2011 19:06

Wrestling star-turned-actor John Cena is battling to keep his Florida home in a legal dispute with a roofing company.The sportsman, who starred in...

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Prince Philip To Remain Under Doctors' Care

26th December 2011 19:06

British royal Prince Philip is spending a third night in hospital as he recovers from heart surgery.Queen Elizabeth II's husband was airlifted by...

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Luhrmann Injured On Gatsby Set - Report

26th December 2011 19:06

The latest movie adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby reportedly shut down early for Christmas (11) after director Baz Luhrmann...

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Fascinating Fact 12588

26th December 2011 19:06

A total of 265 films are in contention for the 2011 Best Picture Oscar. To be eligible for Academy Awards consideration, feature films must open in a...

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Football Crushes Xmas Competition

26th December 2011 19:21

NBC's Sunday Night Football coverage of the Chicago Bears/Green Bay Packers game averaged 20.6 million viewers, according to Nielsen overnight...

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Pay-tv Companies To Fight Nbc's Super Bowl Webcast Plans

26th December 2011 19:21

Cable, satellite, and phone companies plan to challenge NBC's decision to stream the 2012 Super Bowl to Internet users free, the New York Post...

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Csi Casts Another Teen Idol

26th December 2011 19:22

In yet another effort to attract younger viewers, the producers of CSI Crime Scene Investigation have cast teen idol Jesse McCartney in a leading...

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Federal Court Blocks Dodgers' Plans To Sell Tv Rights

26th December 2011 19:22

Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt has suffered a new blow in his effort to sell the team's TV rights to the highest bidder prior to the...

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M I -- Ghost Protocol Towers Above Rivals

26th December 2011 19:22

Paramount's Mission Impossible -- Ghost Protocol towered above a slew of imposing openers and strong holdovers as it grossed an estimated $25.8...

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New Films Fail To Revive Sluggish Box Office

26th December 2011 19:22

Following this weekend's results, it became apparent that the 2011 domestic box office would total $10.1 billion, down 4.5 percent from 2010, with...

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