Music, Movie and Entertainment News 28th December 2006

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Carey Poses For Playboy

28th December 2006 0:00

Pop star Mariah Carey will appear on the March cover of Playboy in a skimpy flesh-colored bathing suit. The singer poses for the magazine to...

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Music Review Of 2006

28th December 2006 0:00

By Ian Garland and Sarah Henshaw It's been another busy year in the music world. Songs have topped charts, albums have flown off shelves and...

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Spears Fansite Closes

28th December 2006 0:00

The most popular BRITNEY SPEARS fan website WorldOfBritney.com is closing after its owner declared the controversial pop star is "done". RUBEN...

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Yari Loses Crash Battle

28th December 2006 0:00

Producer BOB YARI's lawsuit against the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences and the Producers Guild Of America to seek producing credit for...

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Burton Sued By Former Girlfriend Marie For 'Fraud'

28th December 2006 0:00

Director TIM BURTON fraudulently stripped his former girlfriend LISA MARIE of her right to palimony, according to a lawsuit filed yesterday (27DEC06)...

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Allen Hits Out At Hilton

28th December 2006 0:00

British singer LILY ALLEN has hit out at PARIS HILTON and her debut album, saying anyone who buys it should be killed. The SMILE singer is disgusted...

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Night At The Museum Takes Top Spot At Us Holiday Box Office

28th December 2006 0:00

BEN STILLER's new comedy NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM topped the crowded US Christmas box office in the US, earning $43.2 million (GBP22 million) during the...

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Blanchett Dreads Meeting Dylan

28th December 2006 0:00

Oscar winner CATE BLANCHETT is terrified of meeting rocker BOB DYLAN after playing him in the upcoming film I'M NOT THERE. The actress is one of...

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Bonaduce Receiving Death Threats For Bush Support

28th December 2006 0:00

Former PARTRIDGE FAMILY star DANNY BONADUCE is terrified for his life after speaking out in support of US President GEORGE W BUSH earlier this month...

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Bee Gee Gibb Hosts Tony Blair

28th December 2006 0:00

BEE GEES star ROBIN GIBB is hosting British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR and his family in his Florida home. Blair is staying at the disco icon's $10...

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Brown Funeral Finalised

28th December 2006 0:00

LATEST: Details of late soul legend JAMES BROWN's funeral have been finalised, with his widow confirming she'll accompany his body until he is buried...

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Pitt Celebrates Birthday At Aniston's Restaurant

28th December 2006 0:00

BRAD PITT celebrated his 43rd birthday at ex-wife JENNIFER ANISTON's favourite West Hollywood restaurant where the two spent many nights together...

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Pitt And Jolie Pledge Support For Cambodia

28th December 2006 0:00

BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE are stepping up efforts to aid people in need in their son's home country of Cambodia. The celebrity couple visited the...

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Timberlake Refused To Take Acting Classes

28th December 2006 0:00

Singer/actor JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE refused to take any acting classes to help prepare for his role in the film ALPHA DOG, relying instead on the training...

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Underwood Dating Simpson's Rumoured Boyfriend

28th December 2006 0:00

US National League Football player TONY ROMO has permanently put rumours he is secretly dating JESSICA SIMPSON to rest by confirming he is actually...

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Gibson: 'My Movies Aren't That Violent'

28th December 2006 0:00

Filmmaker MEL GIBSON has dismissed claims his movies are excessively violent, insisting they only appear that way because of their detailed...

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Songwriter Linde Dies

28th December 2006 0:00

Singer/songwriter DENNIS LINDE, who wrote songs for ELVIS PRESLEY, GARTH BROOKS and the DIXIE CHICKS, has died. He was 63. Linde died on Friday...

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Nas' Ex Sued For Plagiarism

28th December 2006 0:00

Rapper NAS' former girlfriend CARMEN BRYAN is being sued by a writer who claims he wrote her book IT'S NO SECRET: FROM NAS TO JAY-Z, FROM SEDUCTION...

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Usher And Fergie Eye James Brown Biopic

28th December 2006 0:00

LATEST: R+B heart-throb USHER and THE BLACK EYED PEAS singer FERGIE are reportedly vying for roles in the upcoming JAMES BROWN biopic. Just days...

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My Chemical Romance 'Enjoy Tabloid Feud'

28th December 2006 0:00

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE enjoy their ongoing feud with a British tabloid newspaper because the press coverage has boosted their popularity. The band were...

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Kylie Named Most Inspirational Star

28th December 2006 0:00

Pop star KYLIE MINOGUE has been named the most inspirational celebrity of 2006 by British teenagers. The SPINNING AROUND star secured the accolade,...

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Bangkok Film Festival Postponed

28th December 2006 0:00

Thailand's Fifth Bangkok International Film Festival has been put on hold after the cinema scheduled to host the gala event refused to take part. ...

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Mckellen's Heritage Confusion

28th December 2006 0:00

THE LORD OF THE RINGS star SIR IAN MCKELLEN is stunned to discover a plaque commemorating his birthplace has been put on the wrong house. The actor...

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Cox Recruits Paparazzi For Research

28th December 2006 0:00

Former FRIENDS star COURTENEY COX shocked a paparazzo who was trying to snap a picture of her and her family at Disneyland by asking him for his help...

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Urban To Return To Rehab

28th December 2006 0:00

LATEST: KEITH URBAN's publicist has denied reports the country singer has finished rehabilitation, insisting he will resume treatment following his...

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Mccartney Reveals Rubbish Hobby

28th December 2006 0:00

Former BEATLE SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY refuses to fritter away his fortune on expensive antiques, preferring to pick out artifacts from other people's...

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Widow: 'Brown Wanted Home To Be The Next Graceland'

28th December 2006 0:00

LATEST: JAMES BROWN's widow is desperate to turn the soul star's home into a museum for devoted fans, maintaining the singer "wanted a Graceland". ...

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System Of A Down Future Uncertain

28th December 2006 0:00

American rockers SYSTEM OF A DOWN insist they are not splitting up - but admit the band has an uncertain musical future. JOHN DOLMAYAN, DARON...

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French Songwriter Delanoe Dies

28th December 2006 0:00

Songwriter PIERRE DELANOE, who wrote lyrics for dozens of French singers from EDITH PIAF and CHARLES AZNAVOUR to rocker JOHNNY HALLYDAY, has died. He...

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Carey Eyes Aspen Home

28th December 2006 0:00

Pop star MARIAH CAREY hopes to build a house in Aspen, Colorado after spending 10 Christmases in the mountain town. The WE BELONG TOGETHER hitmaker...

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Casino Royale The Top Box Office Bond

28th December 2006 0:00

CASINO ROYALE is officially the most successful JAMES BOND movie of all time, after passing the $454 million (GBP233 million) mark at the global box...

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Stallone Encourages Kids To Fight

28th December 2006 0:00

Hollywood hardman SYLVESTER STALLONE is trying to teach his daughters to box - so they can fend off over-amorous suitors. The ROCKY star shares most...

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Foxx Follows Williams And Tests Stand-up Jokes On Set

28th December 2006 0:00

JAMIE FOXX has tested out his stand-up comedy routine on movie extras ever since he saw ROBIN WILLIAMS do so when shooting the 1992 film TOYS. The...

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Blanchett's Fears For Dench Fight

28th December 2006 0:00

CATE BLANCHETT feared she would be too starstruck to hurl her revered co-star DAME JUDI DENCH against a wall during an onscreen fight scene. The...

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Irwin Action Figure To Hit Stores

28th December 2006 0:00

Late Crocodile Hunter STEVE IRWIN is set to be immortalised as an action figure. The talking Irwin figure, which has been approved his family, will...

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Brown Replacement Named For New Year's Eve

28th December 2006 0:00

LATEST: Fans planning to attend the New Year's Eve (31DEC06) performance by late musical legend JAMES BROWN have been offered a replacement line-up...

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Tennant 'Committed' To Doctor Who

28th December 2006 0:00

Television bosses have rubbished a report DAVID TENNANT is to leave DOCTOR WHO, insisting the actor is "committed" to the cult British TV show. UK...

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Lostprophets Hate Pretty Boy Image

28th December 2006 0:00

LOSTPROPHETS frontman IAN WATKINS hates his band's pin-up status and blames their image for the way they're treated by fellow musicians. The Welsh...

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Lohan Apologises To Strippers

28th December 2006 0:00

Singer/actress LINDSAY LOHAN has apologised to strippers of the world, after a leaked email from the young star described them as "whores". Lohan's...

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Stallone And Gere's Feud

28th December 2006 0:00

SYLVESTER STALLONE and RICHARD GERE have feuded bitterly for the past 32 years - and the PRETTY WOMAN actor blames Stallone for creating the myth he...

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Barrowman Weds Long-term Partner

28th December 2006 0:00

Scottish-born actor JOHN BARROWMAN entered into a civil partnership with long-term boyfriend SCOTT GILL yesterday (27DEC06). The 38-year-old DOCTOR...

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The Things They Say 3662

28th December 2006 0:00

"It was such a simple ceremony and really lovely. I've read that they exchanged all these wacky vows but it was just 'Do you take her?' and 'Do you...

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Fascinating Fact 2629

28th December 2006 0:00

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA wowed hundreds of shoppers at famous London department store Harrods today (28DEC06) to launch post-Christmas...

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Husband Of Indian Tv Star Arrested On Abuse Charges

28th December 2006 0:00

The husband of Indian TV star and former model RASHMI SHARMA has been arrested in Mumbai after she accused him of mental and physical torture. ...

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Fascinating Fact 2628

28th December 2006 0:00

THE BEATLES album covers are the inspiration for a new range of British postage stamps to be launched next year (07). SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB...

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The Things They Say 3660

28th December 2006 0:00

"I hate it! I wish that I had more grace with it. I have a sense of humour about it, but it doesn't make it less frustrating to be swarmed and...

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The Things They Say 3661

28th December 2006 0:00

"If my boobs were on a girl, guys would be going mad for them...I can enjoy them anytime I want!" JACK BLACK on his well endowed chest.

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The Things They Say 3659

28th December 2006 0:00

"I don't like when people try to re-create my look. I don't like people touching me." Teen singer JOJO prefers to do her own hair and makeup.

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Keith Urban Joins Kidman In Oz

28th December 2006 8:52

Keith Urban has taken a break from rehab to join his family in Sydney, Australia.He is currently being treated for alcohol abuse at the Betty Ford...

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No Posh Film

28th December 2006 9:23

Rumours that Victoria Beckham will be starring in a new Scientology film by Tom Cruise have been quashed after the former Spice Girl revealed that...

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Kylie Is 'Most Inspirational'

28th December 2006 9:55

Kylie Minogue has been named the most inspirational celebrity of the last year.Readers of teen mag Sugar voted for their favourite stars and Kylie,...

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Civil Ceremony For Torchwood Star

28th December 2006 9:55

John Barrowman, star of Doctor Who spin-off Torchwood, tied the knot to his long-term partner in a civil partnership yesterday.Barrowman and partner...

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Beatles Albums To Be Released As Stamps

28th December 2006 10:16

Royal Mail has announced that it will be issuing six Beatles album covers as a set of special stamps to be released on January 9th 2007.Album's With...

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Nicole Meets Up With Urban After Rehab

28th December 2006 11:56

Hollywood actress NICOLE KIDMAN and country singer KEITH URBAN have been reunited in Sydney, Australia, as URBAN has completed his treatment for...

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There Were Pirates Under The Tree

28th December 2006 18:32

The DVD that most people gave as a gift at Christmas time turned out to be Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest. The movie returned to...

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L.a. Times Relaunching Calendar Section, Hires Weekend Editor

28th December 2006 18:32

In an apparent new effort to liven up its entertainment reporting, the Los Angeles Times has hired Mary Kaye Schilling, a former executive editor of...

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Cbs Criticized For Non-coverage Of Ford's Death

28th December 2006 18:32

Coverage of the death of former President Gerald Ford ranged from the inordinate on Fox News Network -- which kept with the story live throughout...

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Rudolph Still Shines For Cbs

28th December 2006 18:32

During a week that produced ratings that looked like they belonged to the summer rerun season, CBS pulled off another win due in large part to the...

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Nbc News Ahead Of The Pack Again

28th December 2006 18:32

NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams continued to hold the lead among the evening newscasts, averaging 9.48 million viewers. ABC's World News With...

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Movie Reviews: Children Of Men

28th December 2006 18:32

Among this month's "movies for adults," Children of Men from director Alfonso Cuarón is receiving much four-star praise. The movie, set in a...

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Movie Reviews: The Painted Veil

28th December 2006 18:32

In past years this would have been the time of year for the period dramas of Merchant and Ivory to be released. The Painted Veil reminds several...

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Rocky's Comeback Revives Mgm's Franchise

28th December 2006 18:32

MGM will not only make money in theaters from its release of Rocky Balboa, the sixth Rocky film, but it also stands to make big bucks from the older...

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Library Of Congress Selects New Films For Preservation

28th December 2006 18:32

Twenty-five new films have been selected for preservation for posterity by the Library of Congress. Among the films to be included in the National...

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Disney's Theme-park Biz Picks Up -- And How!

28th December 2006 18:32

The Walt Disney Co., which saw attendance at its theme parks plunge following the 9/11 attacks and only recently begin to rise again, got good news...

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