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

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Glitter's Youngest 'Victim' Is 11

28th November 2005 3:19

LATEST: Disgraced glam rocker GARY GLITTER's youngest alleged child sex victim is an 11-year-old orphan, Vietnamese police said yesterday...

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Pitt Spends Time And Money On Pakistan Trip

28th November 2005 3:19

BRAD PITT is planning to dig deep for the victims of the Pakistan earthquake after visiting an Islamabad hospital on Saturday (26NOV05). The movie...

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Charlie And Incredibles Win Children's Baftas

28th November 2005 3:19

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and THE INCREDIBLES were among the winners at the British Academy Children's Film And Television Awards (Children's...

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Crowe Mocks Phone-throwing Incident At Afias

28th November 2005 3:19

Hollywood star RUSSELL CROWE mocked his infamous phone-throwing incident earlier this year (JUN05) onstage at the Australian Film Industry Awards...

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The Things They Say 702

28th November 2005 3:19

"There is no f**king vote in this band. I'm the Ayatollah of rock 'n' rollah (sic) when it comes to FOO FIGHTERS." Rocker DAVE GROHL insists there's...

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Shakira Follows Sculpting Passions With Boyfriend's Face

28th November 2005 3:19

LATEST: Colombian pop star SHAKIRA is planning her first sculpting exhibition - featuring busts of her longtime boyfriend ANTONIO DE LA RUA. The...

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Madonna's Confessions Are Heard Internationally

28th November 2005 3:19

MADONNA's chart comeback is complete - her new album, CONFESSIONS ON A DANCE FLOOR, is the world's number one. The follow-up to the poorly...

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Stone Taking A Break

28th November 2005 3:19

Teen soul star JOSS STONE is finally taking a break from singing to rest her vocal chords, a year after promising to take things easy. The...

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Bono 'Mystified' By Canadian Pm's Foreign Debt Stance

28th November 2005 3:19

U2 frontman BONO is "mystified" by Canadian Prime Minister PAUL MARTIN's failure to live up to his foreign aid commitments, particularly in the run...

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Westlife In Plane Scare

28th November 2005 3:19

Irish boyband WESTLIFE narrowly escaped death on Saturday (26NOV05) when their jet burst into flames. The MANDY four-piece were evacuated off the...

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Madonna Accused Of 'Stealing Sample'

28th November 2005 3:19

Superstar MADONNA has been reportedly accused of using a disco sample without permission on her hit new album CONFESSIONS ON A DANCE FLOOR. ...

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Fascinating Fact 586

28th November 2005 3:19

HEATH LEDGER, SIENNA MILLER and the stars of upcoming period epic CASANOVA passed the time between takes on the Venice, Italy movie set by playing...

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The Things They Say 704

28th November 2005 3:19

"We had 18 kids and then we have 18 stand-ins for the 18 kids, a couple of dogs, a pig - it was a circus. It was like sort of being the director at a...

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Bryant Put Yale Education To Good Use As Top Model

28th November 2005 3:19

Actress JOY BRYANT used her top-class education to avoid the pitfalls of modelling. The screen beauty, who plays rapper 50 CENT's lover in new...

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The Things They Say 703

28th November 2005 3:19

"I saw him on television bragging about his great American accent, which sounded like a South African crossed with somebody from North Korea with a...

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Fascinating Fact 585

28th November 2005 3:19

The 'rejuvenating cream' actor OLIVER PLATT's character PAPRIZZIO cakes all over his naked body in new movie CASAVOVA was made up of mint jelly,...

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Potter's Film Breaks $200 Million In America

28th November 2005 3:19

HARRY POTTER's latest adventure has passed the $200 million (GBP111 million) in just 10 days in America, thanks to a second staggering week at the...

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Maclaine Plans 75th Birthday Tour

28th November 2005 3:19

Movie veteran SHIRLEY MacLAINE is planning to celebrate her 75th birthday by taking a one-woman memoirs show on the road. The TERMS OF ENDEARMENT...

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Crawford Urges Moss To Quit Partying

28th November 2005 3:19

Supermodel icon CINDY CRAWFORD has spoken out about KATE MOSS' recent drug woes, insisting the British beauty should realise she's a mum now and...

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Stewart And Hunter Divorced

28th November 2005 9:10

ROD STEWART and RACHEL HUNTER have finalised their divorce - just weeks before the rocker's new love PENNY LANCASTER is set to give birth to his...

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Usher Splits With Model

28th November 2005 9:10

R+B heart-throb USHER is single again after splitting with his model girlfriend EISHIA BRIGHTWELL. The YEAH! singer recently ended his one-year...

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Crawford Models Sexy Outfits For Husband

28th November 2005 9:10

Veteran supermodel CINDY CRAWFORD thrills her entrepreneur husband RANDE GERBER by modelling the sexy waitress outfits for his club girls before they...

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Radcliffe: 'I'm Not Elijah Wood'

28th November 2005 9:10

HARRY POTTER star DANIEL RADCLIFFE is having a difficult time as he films in Australia - because local fans keep mistaking him for ELIJAH WOOD. ...

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Schwarzenegger Hears Snoop Dogg's Clemency Plea

28th November 2005 9:10

LATEST: Rapper SNOOP DOGG's bid to keep imprisoned murderer STANLEY WILLIAMS alive seems to have paid off - California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER...

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Fascinating Fact 587

28th November 2005 9:10

The potato-head portrait on the cover of BILLY JOEL's new box set, MY LIVES, was a birthday gift from his daughter ALEXA when she was just seven.

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The Things They Say 705

28th November 2005 9:10

"I want to be a midwife. It must be the nicest job. I don't want to just be a singer my whole life." JOSS STONE doesn't rate her current profession....

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Madonna Continues To Reign Over The UK Charts

28th November 2005 9:10

Superstar MADONNA continues to prove she's the queen of pop as she rules the UK singles and album charts for a second and third week respectively. ...

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Lourdes Starstruck By Hermione

28th November 2005 9:10

MADONNA's daughter LOURDES was starstruck when she met HARRY POTTER star EMMA WATSON - despite having the most famous mother in the world. The...

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Lost Morrison Coin For Sale

28th November 2005 9:10

A rare JIM MORRISON silver coin is being offered to fans of THE DOORS through the rock group's online fanzine. Production of the commemorative...

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Elton Loves 'Poof' Jibes

28th November 2005 9:10

Flamboyant singer SIR ELTON JOHN has grown to love his soccer team's fans' homophobic jibes. The ROCKET MAN star, who was chairman of Watford FC...

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Stone Still In Love With Dozier

28th November 2005 9:10

English soul sensation JOSS STONE is still in love with her ex-boyfriend BEAU DOZIER, despite their high-profile split earlier this month (NOV05). ...

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The Things They Say 708

28th November 2005 9:10

"Until MERYL STREEP decides that she can play grandmothers, and God knows I hope she never does, I usually get first crack." SHIRLEY MacLAINE...

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The Things They Say 707

28th November 2005 9:10

"I really want to have a family - two babies. I don't know when, but I dream of spending all my days with them." Chinese actress ZIYI ZHANG talks...

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Spooks Track Down Love Hewitt

28th November 2005 9:10

The set of actress JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT's new hit US TV show GHOST WHISPERER has become a portal to the nether world. In the show, Hewitt plays a...

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The Things They Say 706

28th November 2005 9:10

"I was ugly and awkward as a kid. I had braces. I had pretty bad buckteeth and I had a lisp for a while. And I was pigeon-toed. I really had my...

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Crawford Turned Down Royal Meeting With Prince William

28th November 2005 9:10

CINDY CRAWFORD once turned down a date with PRINCE WILLIAM, because he was just a teenager at the time. The supermodel was flattered when...

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Zhang Hates Hollywood Parties

28th November 2005 9:10

Chinese movie pin-up ZIYI ZHANG hates Hollywood premieres and parties because they're all about boozing and backstabbing. The CROUCHING TIGER,...

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Cuthbert And Ayala Wait To Wed

28th November 2005 9:10

Hollywood beauty ELISHA CUTHBERT's fiance TRACE AYALA insists the couple are still engaged, despite reports their romance is in trouble. The GIRL...

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Harrelson's Theatre Return Suffers Setback

28th November 2005 13:59

WOODY HARRELSON's hugely anticipated West End comeback was delayed last week (begs21NOV05) after his co-star fell seriously ill. The NATURAL BORN...

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Brando's Maid Sues Tv Show

28th November 2005 13:59

MARLON BRANDO's former maid BLANCHE HALL is suing defunct US TV show CELEBRITY JUSTICE for allegedly breaking into her residential home in order to...

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Hegarty: 'I'm Not Original'

28th November 2005 13:59

Singer ANTONY HEGARTY is bemused when his unique talent is likened to the voices of NINA SIMONE and ELVIS PRESLEY - he claims he is simply a blend of...

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Hard-fi Feared Paris Riots

28th November 2005 13:59

British rockers HARD-FI were terrified their tour bus would be set alight by rioters in Paris, France, last month (OCT05). The band were followed...

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Jay Kay Plans Round The World Flight

28th November 2005 13:59

Thrill-seeking JAMIROQUAI frontman JAY KAY is taking to the skies in a bid to circle the world in a microlight aircraft. The SPACE COWBOY hitmaker...

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Pussycat Dolls Aim For Sean Paul Duet

28th November 2005 13:59

Sexy girl group THE PUSSYCAT DOLLS want dancehall star SEAN PAUL to help them continue their dominance of the pop charts. After topping charts...

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Stone: 'I'll Never Marry'

28th November 2005 13:59

Teen soul singer JOSS STONE is so devastated by her parents' acrimonious divorce, she has vowed never to get married. The 18-year-old singer, who...

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New Seekers Drug Shock

28th November 2005 13:59

Seventies band THE NEW SEEKERS' clean-cut reputation is in danger following allegations that late singer/songwriter PETER DOYLE used cocaine. ...

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John And Furnish Decide Against Fatherhood

28th November 2005 13:59

SIR ELTON JOHN and his husband-to-be DAVID FURNISH have decided against adopting a child because the DON'T GO BREAKING MY HEART singer believes he is...

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Fascinating Fact 588

28th November 2005 13:59

American actresses DARYL HANNAH and JUILIANNE MOORE will both turn 45 on Saturday (03DEC05).

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Hefner Aims For Quality Over Quantity

28th November 2005 13:59

Womanising Playboy boss HUGH HEFNER trimmed down his collection of girlfriends to three after bitter rows threatened to destroy his polygamous...

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Theron Studies Geckos

28th November 2005 13:59

Movie star CHARLIZE THERON prepared for her role in new comic book adaptation AEON FLUX by studying tropical lizards. Theron plays a lycra-clad...

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Hefner To Be Buried With Monroe

28th November 2005 13:59

Playboy founder HUGH HEFNER wants to be buried next to screen goddess MARILYN MONROE. The 79-year-old considers Los Angeles' Westwood Cemetery the...

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Bruce Lee Statue Vandalised

28th November 2005 13:59

LATEST: A life-size bronze statue of BRUCE LEE erected in the Bosnian city Mostar was vandalised only hours after being unveiled on Saturday...

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New Dad Ledger's Life Is 'Food And Sleeping'

28th November 2005 13:59

Hollywood heart-throb HEATH LEDGER is revelling in his new role as a father, even though his waking hours are now devoted to preparing food and...

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Jackson's Ex: 'Michael Is Not The Natural Father'

28th November 2005 17:14

MICHAEL JACKSON's ex-wife DEBBIE ROWE has told an Irish newspaper the THRILLER singer is not the biological father of their children PRINCE MICHAEL...

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Manager Files Breach Of Contract Suit Against Beals

28th November 2005 17:14

JENNIFER BEALS' former business manager has filed a breach of contract suit against the actress in Los Angeles County Superior Court, in a row over...

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Chan: 'Asia Must Unite Against Hollywood'

28th November 2005 17:14

Hong Kong action star JACKIE CHAN has called for Asia's film industries to unite against Hollywood if they want preserve their unique cultures. ...

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Wainwright Grateful To Be Gay

28th November 2005 17:14

Singer/songwriter RUFUS WAINWRIGHT credits his homosexuality with freeing him from the conventions which restrict heterosexual men. The WANT TWO...

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New Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced

28th November 2005 17:14

THE SEX PISTOLS, BLONDIE and BLACK SABBATH are among the acts who will be inducted into America's Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame next year (06). The...

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Post-ama Awards Party Shut Down

28th November 2005 17:14

SHAKIRA and GOOD CHARLOTTE's performances at a post-American Music Awards party last week (22NOV05) were cut short when police pulled the plug on the...

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Kravitz To Launch Fashion Label

28th November 2005 17:14

Rocker LENNY KRAVITZ is launching his own fashion label - and hopes to share in the success enjoyed by other musicians who have taken up designing. ...

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Mills Mccartney Behind New Anti-fur Campaign

28th November 2005 17:14

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER MILLS MCCARTNEY has launched a new campaign to ban Chinese imports of dog and cat fur from the European Union...

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Elton's Former Lover Threatens To Tell All

28th November 2005 17:14

SIR ELTON JOHN's ex manager and lover JOHN REID is threatening to cast a shadow over the pop superstar's 21 December (05) wedding to partner DAVID...

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The Things They Say 710

28th November 2005 17:14

"She's like (the) MONA LISA; she may not be the most beautiful woman in the world, but something comes through her eyes. There's a bravery in KATE's...

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David Suchet: 'No More Sex Scenes'

28th November 2005 17:14

Reserved British actor DAVID SUCHET has vowed never to do another sex scene - after one left him red-faced in bed with a boy. The A PERFECT MURDER...

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The Things They Say 709

28th November 2005 17:14

"When I came out of the marriage, the parties began again. Within three months I met a young actress named BRANDE RODERICK; then, a couple of weeks...

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Firth Wanted To Be Challenged By Where The Truth Lies

28th November 2005 17:14

British actor COLIN FIRTH leaped at the chance to star in controversial movie WHERE THE TRUTH LIES, because he wanted to take a break from starring...

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Fascinating Fact 589

28th November 2005 17:14

SIENNA MILLER has landed boyfriend JUDE LAW a cameo in her new movie FACTORY GIRL.

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Cox And Arquette Develop Tv Sitcom

28th November 2005 17:14

Hollywood couple COURTENEY COX and DAVID ARQUETTE are developing a sitcom about a private investigator with EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND writer/producer...

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Harrelson's Munich Beer Pilgrimage

28th November 2005 17:14

WOODY HARRELSON has confessed he agreed to help launch a new German TV station under false pretences - he only travelled to Europe so he go to a...

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Hefner: 'You Could Show Playboy To Your Grandma'

28th November 2005 17:14

HUGH HEFNER insists the porn in Playboy magazine is so innocent "you could show it to your grandma". The 79-year-old believes his titillating...

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Rod's A Dad Again At 60

28th November 2005 21:14

Rocker ROD STEWART and his fiancee PENNY LANCASTER are celebrating after bringing a baby son into the world yesterday (27NOV05). The 7 pound, 7...

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Harrelson Swaps Weed For Yoga

28th November 2005 21:14

WOODY HARRELSON has swapped marijuana for yoga, because the spiritual practice gives him a better high, without the lows. The actor has long been...

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Gervais Entertains With Internet Podcasts

28th November 2005 21:14

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is turning his hand to talk shows - as host of a weekly downloadable internet podcast. The EXTRAS star is hailing...

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Donovan Weds

28th November 2005 21:14

THE OC star TATE DONOVAN married girlfriend CORINNE KINGSBURY in a low-key Malibu, California beach wedding on Saturday (26NOV05). The 42-year-old...

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Bollywood Star Bachchan Hospitalised

28th November 2005 21:14

Indian screen legend AMITABH BACHCHAN was rushed to hospital earlier today (28NOV05) suffering from stomach pain. The 63-year-old actor was...

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The Things They Say 711

28th November 2005 21:14

"It was very flattering because he'd turned so many multi-million selling pop acts down, so I was delighted that he said yes to scruffy old me. He...

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Debbie Harry's Bad Botox Experiment

28th November 2005 21:14

Eighties pop superstar DEBBIE HARRY tried botox to preserve her ageing beauty - but hated the un-natural look it gave her. The BLONDIE star...

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Midler Preparing For Big Surprise

28th November 2005 21:14

BETTE MIDLER is bracing herself for a 60th birthday surprise because she knows her husband is arranging something grand. The WIND BENEATH MY WINGS...

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Wainwright: 'Classical Music Saved Me'

28th November 2005 21:14

Troubled singer/songwriter RUFUS WAINWRIGHT credits classical music with saving him from a life of drug abuse. The 32-year-old musician hails the...

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Lachey Plans Sitcom Role In The Wake Of Marriage Split

28th November 2005 21:14

Pop singer-turned-reality TV star NICK LACHEY is hoping to bounce back from his recent marriage split with a new sitcom. The former 98 DEGREES...

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Soul Asylum Return After Death

28th November 2005 21:14

Grunge rockers SOUL ASYLUM are set to release their first album since bassist KARL MUELLER's death in June (05), shortly after completing the...

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Scruggs Injured At State Fair

28th November 2005 21:14

Country icon EARL SCRUGGS is recovering after falling onstage at the South Carolina State Bluegrass Festival in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The...

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The Things They Say 712

28th November 2005 21:14

"I had a little cry-fest over there (Britain) for a few days; it was overwhelming. I had to sit down on the floor and I first saw it." SHARON STONE...

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Diane Keaton Prefers Screen Romance To True Love

28th November 2005 21:14

Hollywood veteran DIANE KEATON prefers acting out scripted love stories in movies to her real life relationships, because she knows there won't be...

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Fascinating Fact 590

28th November 2005 21:14

Sales of Airstream trailers surged 40 per cent after PARIS HILTON and NICOLE RICHIE lived in one in season two of THE SIMPLE LIFE.

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Dench In Nude Shocker

28th November 2005 21:14

Veteran actress DAME JUDI DENCH finds it hard to keep her clothes on during her acting roles - even when the script doesn't require her to bare...

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Cindy Almost Quit After Modelling Assignment Turned Racy

28th November 2005 21:14

CINDY CRAWFORD almost quit modelling and went back to school after one party in Milan, Italy turned into a drug-fuelled orgy. The supermodel won a...

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