Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 28th June 2005

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Notorious Big Wrongful-death Trial Halted

28th June 2005 2:55

The NOTORIOUS BIG wrongful-death trial was halted in Los Angeles on Monday (27JUN05) after the rapper's family received an important tip relating...

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Cruise Gets A Blender Gift

28th June 2005 2:55

MTV bosses made sure they were the first to present TOM CRUISE with a wedding gift yesterday (27JUN05) when they handed the movie star with a...

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Depp Worried About Kids' Take On Wonka

28th June 2005 2:55

JOHNNY DEPP is terrified about taking his kids JACK and ROSE to see his CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY remake because they're such huge fans of...

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Griffith Wants Banderas For Sitcom

28th June 2005 2:55

MELANIE GRIFFITH is trying to convince her movie star husband ANTONIO BANDERAS to make a guest appearance on her new TV sitcom TWINS - and she...

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Cruz For Diddy's Fashion Range?

28th June 2005 2:55

Hip-hop mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS is in talks with Spanish movie siren PENELOPE CRUZ to become the face of his new fashion line Sean By Sean...

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Owen Praises Aniston's Courage As Marriage Faltered

28th June 2005 2:55

British actor CLIVE OWEN was amazed at the courage of his latest co-star JENNIFER ANISTON, as she bravely carried on filming as her marriage to...

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Shields Thanks Cruise For 'Validating' Her Book

28th June 2005 2:55

Hollywood beauty BROOKE SHIELDS has thanked TOM CRUISE for drawing attention to her book on post-natal depression, after he publicly criticised...

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Diana 'Tried Cocaine' Claims Psychic Pal

28th June 2005 2:55

DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES "feared she would die after trying cocaine", according to the late British royal's friend and clairvoyant SIMONE...

news article: Diana 'Tried Cocaine' Claims Psychic Pal

Numan Drives Cars To The Top Of New Wave Poll

28th June 2005 2:55

GARY NUMAN's 1980 hit CARS has topped a new US poll of new wave tunes. As the genre makes a comeback with the likes of THE KILLERS, FRANZ...

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Madonna's Disco Game Tire Her Kids Out Before Bedtime

28th June 2005 2:55

MADONNA plays a game called 'disco tag' with her kids in order to tire them out before bedtime. The pop superstar insists the night-time...

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Shakira Seeks Shrink Help For Death Fears

28th June 2005 2:55

Pop star SHAKIRA has sought the counsel of a psychoanalyst to help her overcome her fears about death. The Colombian singer admits she has...

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Cornell Remembers 'Comic Book' Tour With Axl Rose

28th June 2005 2:55

Rocker CHRIS CORNELL felt he was living out a comic book story when he toured with GUNS N' ROSES in 1992 because AXL ROSE was so bizarre. The...

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Wood Mourns First Wife

28th June 2005 2:55

ROLLING STONE guitarist RONNIE WOOD led mourners at the funeral of his first wife KRISSY WOOD in south London on Monday (27JUN05). The former...

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Lil' Jon 'Unhappy' With Record Label

28th June 2005 2:55

Rapper LIL' JON is reportedly so unhappy with his record label TVT Records, he is refusing to promote any future single releases. The GET LOW...

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Carey Drops The Pounds For Live 8

28th June 2005 8:59

Curvaceous singer MARIAH CAREY is on a strict diet in a bid to wow the crowds at this Saturday's (02JUL05) Live 8 concert in London. The...

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The Killers Leave Guitarist At Tourist Attraction

28th June 2005 8:59

Las Vegas rockers THE KILLERS arrived five hours late at Britain's Glastonbury Festival over the weekend (24-26JUN05) when they left their...

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So Solid Star Waits For Verdict

28th June 2005 8:59

The London jury in the road rage trial of former SO SOLID CREW rapper ROMEO retired to consider its verdict yesterday (27JUN05). The 21 SECONDS...

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Bobby Brown: 'Reality Show Helped Whitney And I'

28th June 2005 8:59

BOBBY BROWN insists shooting his upcoming reality TV show has helped him and his wife, WHITNEY HOUSTON, overcome their drug demons because the...

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Diddy Drops The 'Bling' For Live 8

28th June 2005 8:59

Hip-hop mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS will be leaving his 'bling' jewellery at home when he performs at Saturday's (02JUL05) Live 8 concert - because...

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Bloom Blames Depression For Teenage Weight Gain

28th June 2005 8:59

British actor ORLANDO BLOOM blames depression brought about by a skiing accident for his huge weight gain as a teenager. The LORD OF THE RINGS...

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Walters Gets Literary

28th June 2005 8:59

British actress JULIE WALTERS is set to show off her literary talents when she publishes her first fictional novel next year (06). The BILLY...

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Griffith Denies Getting Lost In Toronto

28th June 2005 8:59

MELANIE GRIFFITH has slammed reports her hotel in Toronto, Canada had to send a car to collect her after she got lost during a shopping trip. ...

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Barrymore Relished Turning 30

28th June 2005 8:59

Hollywood sweetheart DREW BARRYMORE relished turning 30 in February (05) because it meant she expanded her twentysomething dreams into reality. ...

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Spinal Tap Star Shocked By Gallagher's Confusion

28th June 2005 8:59

THIS IS SPINAL TAP star HARRY SHEARER is horrified by NOEL GALLAGHER's recent confession his younger brother LIAM thought the 1980s spoof rockers...

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Cruise's Drug Comments Spark Us Medical Debate

28th June 2005 8:59

LATEST: TOM CRUISE's critical TV comments about psychiatric drugs have sparked a medical debate in America. Professors, doctors and...

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Diana's Secretary Slams 'Jfk Jr Fling' Claims

28th June 2005 8:59

LATEST: DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES' former private secretary PATRICK JEPHSON and ex-butler PAUL BURRELL have slammed claims the late British royal...

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Keys Still Does Her Laundry

28th June 2005 8:59

Singer/songwriter ALICIA KEYS may be a multi-millionairess - but she still does her own laundry. The A WOMAN'S WORTH hitmaker is determined to...

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Dido Ecstatic Over Sharing The Stage With Lennox

28th June 2005 8:59

Singer/songwriter DIDO can hardly contain her excitement at sharing the London Live 8 stage with Scottish star ANNIE LENNOX. The LIFE FOR RENT...

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Travolta's Sex Diet

28th June 2005 14:04

JOHN TRAVOLTA hates dieting and lost 12 kilograms for his 2003 movie BASIC with a workout of exercise and sex. The PULP FICTION star loves...

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Brando Son's Fury At Estate Sale

28th June 2005 14:04

The eldest son of late actor MARLON BRANDO is furious about the crass manner in which his father's belongings are being prepared for sale by...

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American Psychiatric Association Criticises Cruise Over Drug Comments

28th June 2005 14:04

LATEST: TOM CRUISE has been further criticised for slamming the consumption of drugs used to treat depression during a recent US TV interview - by...

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Clarkson: 'Marriage Is Forever'

28th June 2005 14:04

AMERICAN IDOL winner KELLY CLARKSON has already ruled out getting a divorce - even though she isn't married and has never been wed before. The...

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Killers Desperate For Respect

28th June 2005 14:04

Rockers THE KILLERS regard the approval of their peers as important as a number one record. The band have won over a impressive list of...

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Dylan Signs Deal With Starbucks

28th June 2005 14:04

Rock superstar BOB DYLAN has signed a new deal to allow an exclusive CD of his music to be sold in branches of Starbucks Coffee. DYLAN: LIVE AT...

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Geldof Couldn't Persuade Franz Ferdinand Star To Postpone His Wedding

28th June 2005 14:04

FRANZ FERDINAND are unable to play at this weekend's (02JUL05) Live 8 charity event because drummer NICK McCARTHY is getting married the same day -...

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James Brown To Close Edinburgh Live 8 Gig

28th June 2005 14:04

Soul legend JAMES BROWN will headline the Edinburgh leg of Live 8 next week (06JUL05) - as world leaders meet at the G8 summit in nearby...

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U2 Take Stylist To Court

28th June 2005 14:04

Rockers U2 are taking a former stylist to court in a bid to reclaim some of their personal belongings. The VERTIGO stars want the items - which...

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Mccartney 'Demanded' Top Spot At Live 8

28th June 2005 14:04

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY reportedly only agreed to perform at the Live 8 concert in London on Saturday (02JUL05) after organisers agreed to let him open...

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Lavigne And Whibley Engaged

28th June 2005 14:04

Pop punk lovebirds AVRIL LAVIGNE and DERYCK WHIBLEY got engaged at the weekend (25/26JUN05). The SUM 41 frontman proposed in Europe where he is...

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Spielberg Confused By Decrease In Ufo Sightings

28th June 2005 14:04

Oscar-winning director STEVEN SPIELBERG is baffled that fewer UFO sightings are made now than were made twenty years ago - because the technology...

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Cruz: 'My Parents Hate My Topless Scenes'

28th June 2005 14:04

Hollywood beauty PENELOPE CRUZ hates going topless onscreen because her parents disapprove. The VANILLA SKY actress has bared her breasts in...

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Stone Almost Scuppered Elton's Charity Auction

28th June 2005 14:04

SHARON STONE almost ruined SIR ELTON JOHN's recent charity auction, when she tried to double the reserve on all the items on sale. The BASIC...

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Dillon Happy To Make A Kids Film

28th June 2005 14:04

MATT DILLON is thrilled about his role in new kids movie HERBIE: FULLY LOADED - he has finally made a movie his young relatives can watch. The...

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Potter Thief Pleads Not Guilty

28th June 2005 17:44

LATEST: A 38-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to stealing copies of the new HARRY POTTER novel. CHRISTOPHER BROWN from Kettering, central...

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Argento: 'I'm Not Trashy - I'm Royalty

28th June 2005 17:44

Actress ASIA ARGENTO is amused that film audience regard her a trashy actress - because she's actually a member of Italian aristocracy. Argento...

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Cheung Shocked By Hong Kong Return

28th June 2005 17:44

HERO actress MAGGIE CHEUNG was shocked by her return to her native Hong Kong after an absence of five years, because she had become a prime...

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Osbourne Considers Scrapping Book

28th June 2005 17:44

Reality TV star JACK OSBOURNE is considering axing his planned autobiography, because he can't remember much about his short life. Despite being...

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Dunaway's Wealthy Toy Boy

28th June 2005 17:44

Veteran actress FAYE DUNAWAY has found an unlikely new beau - the 22-year-old son of the SULTAN OF BRUNEI. At 64, Dunaway is old enough to be...

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Allen Not Interested In September 11

28th June 2005 17:44

Director WOODY ALLEN has dismissed the September 11th attacks as a negligible historical event not worthy of the silver screen. The MELINDA AND...

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Hotel Porter To Sue Crowe

28th June 2005 17:44

RUSSELL CROWE is facing a lawsuit from the hotel porter he injured at New York City's Mercer Hotel during a telephone rage assault earlier this...

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Silly Keane Refused To Wear Wellies At Mudfest Glastonbury

28th June 2005 17:44

Rockers KEANE were so determined to preserve their 'cool' image at the Glastonbury music festival, they refused to wear wellington boots despite...

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The Game: 'I Want A Quarter Of Jackson's Success'

28th June 2005 17:44

Rap newcomer THE GAME would be thrilled to sell just a quarter of records his hero MICHAEL JACKSON has in his career. The protege of DR DRE is...

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Eve Seething After Sex Tape Leak

28th June 2005 17:44

R+B star EVE is fuming after a home made sex tape she made when she was 21 was leaked onto the internet. The 30-second video shows the signer and...

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Smith Urges Rappers To Be Better Role Models

28th June 2005 17:44

WILL SMITH is urging rappers to be better role models prior to hosting the Black Entertainment Television Awards (BET) with actress wife JADA...

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Jackson's Dad Fears For Star's Finances

28th June 2005 17:44

MICHAEL JACKSON's father fears he has been left in financial ruin following his trial on child molestation charges. The pop superstar is a free...

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John Sues British Newspapers

28th June 2005 17:44

Rock veteran SIR ELTON JOHN is suing two British newspapers for libel over allegations the publications made about his behaviour at a fundraiser...

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Jackson Will Stay At Neverland

28th June 2005 17:44

MICHAEL JACKSON has changed his mind about leaving America and is determined to "bounce back", following his acquittal on child molestation...

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A New Look For Peter Jackson

28th June 2005 21:05

LORD OF THE RINGS movie maker PETER JACKSON has shed 70 pounds (31.7 kilograms) of his bulk working on new movie KING KONG. The heavyweight...

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Heather Not Impressed With Us Soap Debut

28th June 2005 21:05

HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY is refusing to watch her appearance on US daytime soap DAYS OF OUR LIVES - because she's convinced she's terrible. ...

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De Palma To Retouch The Untouchables

28th June 2005 21:05

Movie mogul BRIAN DE PALMA is revisiting his epic gangster film THE UNTOUCHABLES almost 20 years after it became a huge hit. The filmmaker is...

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Jolie Rules Out Reconciliation With Her Dad

28th June 2005 21:05

LATEST: ANGELINA JOLIE has given up on recommunicating with her estranged father, actor JON VOIGHT, because being with him makes her feel...

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Roger Rabbit Creator Wins Court Battle With Disney

28th June 2005 21:05

The man who created ROGER RABBIT for Disney has won the first round in an ongoing battle with studio executives after claiming they under-reported...

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Kaiser Chiefs Riot Again

28th June 2005 21:05

British rockers KAISER CHIEFS plan to re-release their debut single I PREDICT A RIOT because they think it will chart higher following their...

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Idol Reject Arrested After Alleged Food Fight

28th June 2005 21:05

The bitter AMERICAN IDOL contestant who hit the headlines last month (MAY05) after claiming he had an affair with show judge PAULA ABDUL has been...

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Jimmy Jam And Terry Lewis Honoured

28th June 2005 21:05

R+B duo JIMMY JAM and TERRY LEWIS received the prestigious Heritage Award at the 18th annual Rhythm And Soul Awards last night (27JUN05). In a...

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Abdul Begs Lawmakers To Crack Down On Unclean Nail Salons

28th June 2005 21:05

Pop star-turned-AMERICAN IDOL judge PAULA ABDUL is begging California legislators to clean up the state's nail salons after an unsanitary manicure...

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Live 8 Becomes 10 As Pet Shop Boys Head For Moscow

28th June 2005 21:05

The organiser's of this weekend's (02JUL05) Live 8 global concerts have added another show to the impressive line-up in Moscow, Russia. The PET...

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Gillespie Denies Minogue Insult

28th June 2005 21:05

PRIMAL SCREAM singer BOBBY GILLESPIE has denied reports he made insulting comments about KYLIE MINOGUE at Britain's Glastonbury Festival last...

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Crow Pulls Out Of Paris Live 8

28th June 2005 21:05

Rocker SHERYL CROW has been forced to pull out of plans to appear at the Paris, France Live 8 show this weekend (02JUL05) due to a scheduling...

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Dr Shroder Saves Mauled Chicken's Life

28th June 2005 21:05

Former child actor RICK SHRODER put the basic medical training he picked up preparing for new TV drama STRONG MEDICINE to good use when he saved...

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Hilfiger Started Out By Selling Jeans To Pals

28th June 2005 21:05

Designer TOMMY HILFIGER made his mark in the fashion world by helping his friends look like him. The US fashion mogul-turned-reality show star...

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Batman Begins Tops UK Box Office For Second Week

28th June 2005 21:05

Prequel BATMAN BEGINS has topped the UK box office charts for the second week in succession. The superhero blockbuster, directed by British...

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Aniston Takes Fan's Coat

28th June 2005 21:05

A starstruck fan gave JENNIFER ANISTON her coat after the FRIENDS beauty complimented it while out shopping with former co-star COURTENEY COX. ...

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