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

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Mandel A Self-confessed Germophobe

28th July 2005 3:32

Comedian HOWIE MANDEL has such a strong fear of contracting germs, his wife TERRY has given him an automated plastic sleeve replacer for the toilet...

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Sopranos Cast Reunites For Wedding

28th July 2005 3:32

The cast of THE SOPRANOS reunited on a quiet street in Brooklyn, New York, yesterday (27JUL05), to film a wedding scene for the hit show's new...

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Sheen Determined To Master The Piano

28th July 2005 3:32

Actor CHARLIE SHEEN is determined to find time to learn to play the piano because he's sick of pretending to be a jingle writer on his hit US TV...

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Lucas Plans Health Food Chain

28th July 2005 3:32

SWEET HOME ALABAMA star JOSH LUCAS is planning to launch a chain of healthy fast food restaurants which will fund charities. The 34-year-old...

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Mccready Out Of Hospital After Reported Suicide Attempt

28th July 2005 9:27

LATEST: Country star MINDY McCREADY was released from hospital on Tuesday (26JUL05), four days after she suffered a drugs overdose that authorities...

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Reality Show Helps Jackson Perfect Her Look For Her Dad

28th July 2005 9:27

Actress and comedienne VICTORIA JACKSON has a reality TV show to thank for helping her gain her father's acceptance at 46. The I LOVE YOU TO...

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Lowe Brings Fresh Take To Cruise's Kaffee

28th July 2005 9:27

Former Brat Packer ROB LOWE is gearing up to take over pal TOM CRUISE's role in the stage play of A FEW GOOD MEN, but has promised audiences a...

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Wilson's Bid For Wedding Crashers Sequel

28th July 2005 9:27

OWEN WILSON is already considering making a sequel to his smash hit movie WEDDING CRASHERS - but only if the emphasis is changed from weddings to...

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Longoria Dreams Of Motherhood

28th July 2005 9:27

Actress EVA LONGORIA insists she'll walk away from hit show DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES in six years to become a real-life housewife and mother. The...

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O'donnell Mistaken For Roseanne

28th July 2005 9:27

Former chat show host ROSIE O'DONNELL was humoured recently when a fan mistook her for fellow comedienne ROSEANNE BARR. The A LEAGUE OF THEIR...

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Alba Slams Hollywood's Female Stereotypes

28th July 2005 9:27

FANTASTIC FOUR star JESSICA ALBA has slammed Hollywood for only casting stereotypically beautiful women and allowing the majority of films to be...

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Farrelly Apologises For Foul Catch

28th July 2005 9:27

Film-maker PETER FARRELLY has apologised to his beloved Boston Red Sox after preventing one of their players from claiming a New York Yankees out...

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Sheen And Richards Fighting For Their Marriage

28th July 2005 9:27

CHARLIE SHEEN and DENISE RICHARDS are reportedly giving their marriage another try after signing up for counselling sessions together with...

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Affleck And Garner Expecting A Girl?

28th July 2005 9:27

LATEST: DAREDEVIL co-stars BEN AFFLECK and JENNIFER GARNER are reportedly expecting a girl - and they're considering naming her VIOLET. Garner,...

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Manson And Von Teese Want Snow And Fog On Wedding Day

28th July 2005 9:27

MARILYN MANSON and DITA VON TEESE have unveiled their ultimate wish for their upcoming wedding - they want snow and fog. Shock rocker Manson,...

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Post Office Named In Ray Charles' Honour

28th July 2005 9:27

Late musician RAY CHARLES is set to have a Los Angeles post office named in his honour. US President GEORGE W BUSH signed the honour into law...

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Crow: 'All I Wanna Do Is Be A Housewife'

28th July 2005 9:27

Rock singer SHERYL CROW can't wait to be settle down with boyfriend LANCE ARMSTRONG and become a housewife and mother. The ALL I WANNA DO...

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Rick James Comedy Movie Scrapped

28th July 2005 9:27

Late funk superstar RICK JAMES scrapped a movie about his life just before he died in 2004 because he feared it would become a comedy. The...

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Dupri + Nelly Spend Thousands On Strippers

28th July 2005 9:27

It's an expensive night out when rapper NELLY and producer pal JERMAINE DUPRI hit their favourite strip club in Atlanta, Georgia - they spend...

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Punks Fight To Save Cbgb Club

28th July 2005 9:27

LATEST: Punk icons the MISFITS and the VANDALS are teaming up to help save struggling New York music mecca CBGB as part of a month-long bid to keep...

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George Wallace Dies

28th July 2005 13:57

Veteran actor GEORGE WALLACE has died in Los Angeles from complications following injuries he sustained after falling in Pisa, Italy while on...

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Kidman Defends Her Love For Her Mother

28th July 2005 13:57

NICOLE KIDMAN has issued a statement saying she loves her mother "unequivocally", just days after a British newspaper published an interview in...

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Williams Linked To Robin Hood Role

28th July 2005 13:57

Pop superstar ROBBIE WILLIAMS has been targetted by the BBC to fill the role of ROBIN HOOD in an upcoming UK TV series based on the mythical...

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Blunt Related To Royalty

28th July 2005 13:57

Singer JAMES BLUNT is likely to be a direct descendant of legendary British royal KING HENRY VIII, thanks to the 16th century monarch's womanising...

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Reeves Shocks Crowd At Tiny Joseph Arthur Gig

28th July 2005 13:57

Fans of up-and-coming rocker JOSEPH ARTHUR were astonished to see KEANU REEVES enjoying one of his gigs at an intimate venue in Manchester, England...

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Strokes Producer Reduced To Tears

28th July 2005 13:57

THE STROKES producer DAVID KAHNE frequently burst into tears in the recording studio whenever he felt the rockers were "hurting" their songs. ...

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George Martin Disapproves Of Modern Technology

28th July 2005 13:57

Legendary BEATLES producer GEORGE MARTIN disapproves of modern technology because now anyone can make a record in the comfort of their own home. ...

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Tommy Lee Snubs Sex

28th July 2005 13:57

MOTLEY CRUE star TOMMY LEE is losing interest in the wild sexual exploits he was once notorious for, as he would rather relax eyeing an exotic fish...

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Status Quo Slam Live 8 'Egos'

28th July 2005 13:57

British rockers STATUS QUO have slammed SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's behaviour at the London Live 8 concert earlier this month (02JUL05) - because they...

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Little Britain Actor Meets Tony Blair

28th July 2005 13:57

Actor ANTHONY HEAD was amazed to be invited to meet British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR after impersonating him in UK comedy show LITTLE BRITAIN. ...

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Danson And Harrelson In Cheers Chess War

28th July 2005 13:57

TED DANSON is confident he will finally beat his former CHEERS co-star WOODY HARRELSON at chess, thanks to his latest film role. Danson is...

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Hudson Bored Of Romantic Comedies

28th July 2005 13:57

KATE HUDSON was thrilled when she first read the script for new movie THE SKELETON KEY, as it was a far cry from the usual romantic comedies she...

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Shepherd Worried About Stewart's Reaction

28th July 2005 13:57

Veteran actress CYBILL SHEPHERD is concerned her onscreen portrayal of MARTHA STEWART has left the domestic goddess cold, because Stewart has...

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Johansson Just Misses Car Bust-up

28th July 2005 13:57

Screen siren SCARLETT JOHANSSON was so shocked when she first caught sight of her digitally enlarged bust on a billboard advertisement for new...

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Diana Car Moved To Britain For Further Investigation

28th July 2005 13:57

The Mercedes car in which British royal DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES was killed alongside her lover DODI FAYED was transported from France to Britain...

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Willis Offends With Sex Request

28th July 2005 13:57

Hollywood star BRUCE WILLIS enraged a young woman at a swanky New York party last week (22JUL05) when he jokingly propositioned her in a less than...

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Prince Charles Pressured To Quit Money-making Duchy

28th July 2005 13:57

British royal PRINCE CHARLES faces losing his role running the lucrative Duchy Of Cornwall estate after a parliamentary review of his income...

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Knoxville Enjoys Booze Up During Filming

28th July 2005 18:39

Funnyman JOHNNY KNOXVILLE is amazed he managed to last the distance on new movie THE DUKES OF HAZZARD, because he was constantly binge drinking...

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Johansson: 'Treat Paparazzi Like Stalkers'

28th July 2005 18:39

Sexy actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON believes paparazzi who push celebrities too far should be arrested and prosecuted - just like stalkers. The GIRL...

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Tv Bosses Plan Fresh Desperate Housewives Marketing

28th July 2005 18:39

Television bosses at US network ABC are planning to reprise their famous advertising campaign to promote the second series of DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES,...

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Hilton Weighed Down By Ring

28th July 2005 18:39

Celebrity socialite PARIS HILTON is regretting picking out such an expensive engagement ring because her weighty cluster of diamonds is hurting...

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Seymour Rejects Botox

28th July 2005 18:39

Screen beauty JANE SEYMOUR refuses to have botox injections, because she fears a lack of facial expression would make it harder to chastise her...

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Lohan Cancels European Tour

28th July 2005 18:39

Rising Hollywood star LINDSAY LOHAN has cancelled the remainder of her European promotional tour for new movie HERBIE: FULLY LOADED to be with her...

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Stone Shocked By 'Homophobic' America

28th July 2005 18:39

Acclaimed director OLIVER STONE is convinced America's awkwardness about homosexuality ensured his epic movie ALEXANDER was a box-office disaster,...

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Bosworth Back With Australian Beau

28th July 2005 18:39

KATE BOSWORTH has reportedly fallen back into the arms of her Australian model lover following ORLANDO BLOOM's return to the UK. Bloom was...

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Secret Machines Recorded With Bears

28th July 2005 18:39

American rockers SECRET MACHINES had a wild experience recording their second album, because bears invaded their studio time. The band, who...

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Sioux: 'Dido Offends Me'

28th July 2005 18:39

Punk queen SIOUXSIE SIOUX has slammed British pop star DIDO because she finds her inoffensive blandness repulsive. The DEAR PRUDENCE singer...

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Franz Ferdinand Inspired By R+b

28th July 2005 18:39

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND drew upon R+B music while recording their second album, because they want to stand out from other guitar bands. ...

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Sioux: 'Smoking Is Good For Me'

28th July 2005 18:39

Punk queen SIOUXSIE SIOUX believes smoking is beneficial to her heath because she became badly ill when she gave up the controversial habit. The...

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Franz Ferdinand: 'We See Stars For Who They Are'

28th July 2005 18:39

British rockers FRANZ FERDINAND's host of celebrity admirers leave them unfazed because their new found fame means they can see stars for who they...

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The Killers Learned From Bono

28th July 2005 18:39

THE KILLERS were thrilled when they were asked to support U2 on tour, because it gave them the chance to learn from their idol. Singer BRANDON...

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Osbourne Planning Museum

28th July 2005 18:39

OZZY OSBOURNE has decided to open a museum dedicated to his illustrious career. The royalist rocker was inspired during a tour around British...

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Moby: 'Eminem Snipes Did Me A Favour'

28th July 2005 18:39

Dance star MOBY has risen above his supposed feud with EMINEM, and insists the rapper's taunts are welcome publicity. The HOTEL star has...

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Extra Decision Time For Oscar Voters

28th July 2005 18:39

Oscar voters will have an extra week to deliberate on next year's (06) Academy Award winners thanks to the Winter Olympics. Organisers were keen...

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Stone Slams Bush Reaction To 9/11

28th July 2005 18:39

Controversial director OLIVER STONE has hit out at US President GEORGE W BUSH for "misusing" his powers after the terrorist attacks on September...

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Ramsay Makes A Mess Of Leno's Studio

28th July 2005 21:17

British celebrity chef GORDON RAMSAY caused a mess on the set of JAY LENO's US chat show last night (27JUL05), when he got into a flour fight with...

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Knoxville Woos Scott On Set With Craziness

28th July 2005 21:17

Hollywood actor SEANN WILLIAM SCOTT was shocked by JOHNNY KNOXVILLE's crude behaviour on set of new movie THE DUKES OF HAZZARD. The 28-year-old...

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Pam's Little Dog Is A Cover Star

28th July 2005 21:17

PAMELA ANDERSON has turned her beloved Chihuahua into a cover model by posing with him on the front of US dog lovers' magazine Modern Dog. LUCA...

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Anna Nicole Smith Surprises Fan At Her Wedding

28th July 2005 21:17

Busty blonde ANNA NICOLE SMITH surprised a couple in Las Vegas as they renewed their wedding vows, when she showed up unannounced to serve as their...

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Fonda's Son To Accompany Her On Peace Tour

28th July 2005 21:17

LATEST: JANE FONDA has asked her son TROY GARITY to accompany her on her tour, aimed at urging American President GEORGE W BUSH to pull US troops...

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Brooke Burke And Plastic Surgeon Husband Split

28th July 2005 21:17

Sexy pin-up BROOKE BURKE and her plastic surgeon husband GARTH FISHER have decided to go their separate ways. The couple, who are living apart...

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Hunter Plans Playboy Spreads To Mark Special Birthdays

28th July 2005 21:17

Former supermodel RACHEL HUNTER is hoping to pose naked for men's magazine Playboy again. The estranged wife of rocker ROD STEWART loved posing...

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Shepherd Keen For More Moonlighting With Willis

28th July 2005 21:17

CYBILL SHEPHERD is keen to revive her hit TV show MOONLIGHTING as a new movie - even though she made no secret of her dislike for co-star BRUCE...

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Taylor Wins Restraining Order

28th July 2005 21:17

LATEST: Supermodel NIKI TAYLOR has won the first round of her court battle with two Tennessee cosmetics companies as she fights to stop them from...

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Minogue Watches Little Britain On Sick Bed

28th July 2005 21:17

Caring DANNII MINOGUE has been keeping sick sister KYLIE entertained with DVDs of hit British comedy LITTLE BRITAIN. Kylie, who is currently...

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Carey And Clarkson Are Still Girls On Top Of The Us Charts

28th July 2005 21:17

MARIAH CAREY has notched up another week at the top of the US singles chart to make it nine non-consecutive weeks at number one on the Billboard...

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Dupri Was Nervous About Jackson Family Meeting

28th July 2005 21:17

Hip-hop and R+B producer JERMAINE DUPRI was on his best behaviour when he first met girlfriend JANET JACKSON's family - because he knew he'd be on...

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Kanye Thanks Common

28th July 2005 21:17

Hip-hop star KANYE WEST credits rapper COMMON with inspiring his latest album and giving him a reason to continue making music. The JESUS WALKS...

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Bloc Party Singer Condemns Green Day

28th July 2005 21:17

BLOC PARTY singer KELE OKEREKE has slammed American rockers GREEN DAY for exploiting post-Iraq anti-Americanism to sell records. The British SO...

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Bow Wow Rules Out College For Now

28th July 2005 21:17

Hip-hop star BOW WOW has gone against his mother's wishes by refusing to go straight to college now he's finished high school. The 18-year-old...

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Chevelle Brother Quits

28th July 2005 21:17

Sibling rockers CHEVELLE have parted ways with bass player JOE LOEFFLER after he confessed to hating life on the road with his brothers. ...

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Franklin's Son In Legal Trouble

28th July 2005 21:17

Soul diva ARETHA FRANKLIN's son EDWARD is in trouble with the law again after allegedly stealing a bicycle. The 47-year-old faces a year in...

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Levert Pleads Guilty To Assault Charge

28th July 2005 21:17

R+B star GERALD LEVERT has pleaded guilty to assault charges stemming from a confrontation with police during a February (05) traffic stop in...

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