Celebrity Gossip, Music, Movie and Entertainment News 29th January 2004

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George Foreman Moves Into Fashion

29th January 2004 0:11

Boxing legend GEORGE FOREMAN has become the latest star to launch his own fashion line. Foreman has partnered with the CASUAL MALE BIG + TALL to...

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Black Utilises Carrey's Smelly Technique

29th January 2004 0:11

American funnyman JACK BLACK picked up an unusual acting technique from actor pal JIM CARREY - farting in front of co-stars. When the pair...

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Lachey Lands A Disney Deal

29th January 2004 0:11

American reality TV star NICK LACHEY has signed a lucrative new deal with ABC bosses which could see him starring in the next DISNEY film. The...

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Ricci Considers Stage Mom Future

29th January 2004 0:11

CHRISTINA RICCI dreams of giving up acting and becoming a stage mom to a brood of talented kids. The actress, who began her career when she was...

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Travolta And Phoenix's Firefighting Worries Bosses

29th January 2004 0:11

JOHN TRAVOLTA and JOAQUIN PHOENIX worried the producers of their upcoming movie LADDER 49 a great deal - because they got a little too involved in...

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Amy Smart Rejected Brad Pitt

29th January 2004 0:11

Actress AMY SMART often wonders what would have been in her love life, after she turned down the opportunity to date BRAD PITT. The 27-year-old...

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Ellen's Golden Globes Disappointment

29th January 2004 0:11

Comedienne ELLEN DeGENERES was left disappointed at Sunday's (25JAN04) GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS - because she was upstaged by JENNIFER LOPEZ and the...

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Redford's Audience With Castro

29th January 2004 0:11

Movie legend ROBERT REDFORD sparked controversy yesterday (26JAN04) when he met with Cuban dictator FIDEL CASTRO - after taking his new film THE...

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Shy Rocker Levine

29th January 2004 0:11

Young rocker ADAM LEVINE made his girlfriend strip off in his band MAROON 5's new music video, so he wouldn't have to grope a stranger. Levine...

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Brandy's Brother Joining B2k

29th January 2004 0:11

R+B singer BRANDY's younger brother RAY J has signed up to replace OMARION as the new frontman of chart-topping quarter B2K. According to...

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Corgan Recording No Compromise Solo Album

29th January 2004 0:11

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS and ZWAN frontman BILLY CORGAN is relishing recording his debut solo album - because there will be "no compromises". ...

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The Darkness To Rock America

29th January 2004 0:11

British rockers THE DARKNESS have lined up their first full American tour following the US success of their debut album PERMISSION TO LAND. The...

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Petty Pays Tribute To Dead Brother-in-law

29th January 2004 0:11

Rocker TOM PETTY is planning an emotional tribute to his brother-in-law, who lost his battle with AIDS a decade ago. The I WON'T BACK DOWN...

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Dave Matthews Band To Receive Naacp Award

29th January 2004 0:11

American rockers THE DAVE MATTHEWS BAND are to be honoured with the special Chairman's gong at this year's (04) NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF THE...

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Eno And Gabriel Plan New Internet Venture

29th January 2004 0:11

Rock pioneers PETER GABRIEL and BRIAN ENO have teamed up to launch a new musicians' alliance they hope will encourage artists to work outside of...

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Prince Surprised Golden Globes Revellers

29th January 2004 0:11

Reclusive musician PRINCE gave celebrities a thrill on Sunday (25JAN04), when he put on a surprise late-night performance at a GOLDEN GLOBES...

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Duhamel's Strange Hollywood Sights

29th January 2004 2:32

Screen hunk JOSH DUHAMEL is constantly fascinated by life in Hollywood - because he's never seen such devotion to vanity and pet care anywhere else...

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Carla Gugino Defends Onscreen Nudity

29th January 2004 2:32

SPY KIDS star CARLA GUGINO has stepped out in defence of onscreen nudity - insisting it's often less damaging than movie violence. The sexy...

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Hefner Eyes Degeneres

29th January 2004 2:32

PLAYBOY founder HUGH HEFNER had his eye on a new blonde at Sunday night's (25JAN04) GOLDEN GLOBES - comedienne ELLEN DeGENERES. DeGeneres became...

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Plain Arnie Keeps It Simple

29th January 2004 2:32

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER was voted in as California Governor because voters in the state liked his plain-speaking skills. The former action movie...

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Electra Gives Men Tips On Pleasing Their Women

29th January 2004 2:32

CARMEN ELECTRA has a hot tip for men keen for a successful marriage - they must treat their women like little girls. The former BAYWATCH beauty,...

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Arnie: I'm No Racist

29th January 2004 2:32

New California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER has blasted claims by political opponents he's racist, insisting he's only interested in what's best...

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Aniston Hopes Child Will Help Heal Rift With Mother

29th January 2004 2:32

Hollywood beauty JENNIFER ANISTON hopes having a child of her own will heal her rift with her estranged mother. The actress - married to screen...

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Kimora Lee Simmons Launches Jewellery Company

29th January 2004 2:32

RUSSELL SIMMONS' wife KIMORA LEE SIMMONS is adding to her fashion portfolio, by launching her own jewellery company. The leggy beauty has teamed...

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Robbie On The Radio

29th January 2004 2:32

ROBBIE WILLIAMS' smash hit single FEEL was the most played track on radio in Europe in 2003. British music leads the way in the poll, by...

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Beyonce To Front New Hilfiger Scent

29th January 2004 2:32

R+B beauty BEYONCE KNOWLES has signed up to be the spokesperson for TOMMY HILFIGER's new fragrance. In addition to appearing in advertisements...

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Courtney Love In Court

29th January 2004 2:32

Troubled rock widow COURTNEY LOVE appeared in a Beverly Hills court yesterday (27JAN04) to address felony drug charges levelled against her. The...

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Dionne Warwick Backs Jackson

29th January 2004 2:32

Singing legend DIONNE WARWICK has backed pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON, calling child abuse charges against him a "complete injustice". Warwick,...

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Von Trier: I'm 'Perverted' Like The British

29th January 2004 9:21

Danish director LARS VON TRIER likens the British habit of making life difficult for themselves to his own complex movie methods. The...

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Travolta's Drag Tea Party

29th January 2004 9:21

Actor JOHN TRAVOLTA took time out of filming on his upcoming movie LADDER 49 to host an English tea party for men in drag. The PULP FICTION...

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Reeves' Dedicated Film Research

29th January 2004 9:21

Actor KEANU REEVES went to spectacular lengths to mastermind his character in new movie SOMETHING'S GOTTA GIVE - he disguised himself as a doctor...

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Diaz Praises Justin's Honesty

29th January 2004 9:21

Actress CAMERON DIAZ credits "honesty, communication and trust" with making her JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE romance such a success. The CHARLIE'S ANGELS...

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Pitt And Aniston Build Nursery

29th January 2004 9:21

Hollywood couple JENNIFER ANISTON and BRAD PITT are so desperate to start a family, they've already built a huge nursery at their sprawling Beverly...

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Farrell: Alexander Is Not All About Bisexuality

29th January 2004 9:21

Irish hunk COLIN FARRELL has shunned reports the homosexual elements in his new film ALEXANDER will dominate the plot. Maverick director OLIVER...

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Aniston Considers Future Facelift

29th January 2004 9:21

FRIENDS beauty JENNIFER ANISTON enthuses about the benefits of cosmetic surgery - but vows not to ruin her looks like many celebrities have. The...

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Lord Of The Rings Favourite For Oscar

29th January 2004 9:21

British bookmakers are so convinced THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING will scoop the Best Picture OSCAR, they nearly abolished plans to...

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Billy May Dies

29th January 2004 9:21

GRAMMY-winning composer and trumpeter BILLY MAY has died of heart failure. He was 87. May, who arranged such jazz standards as CHEROKEE, TAKE...

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Liza's Debut Without Her Pants

29th January 2004 9:21

LIZA MINNELLI made an "uncomfortable" movie debut without any underwear on. The CABARET star landed her first big screen role in 1949 when she...

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Mick Hucknall Buying His Own River

29th January 2004 9:21

SIMPLY RED frontman MICK HUCKNALL is planning on buying himself an unusual piece of property - a river. The STARS singer, who has already set $3...

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Kerry Suffers Jungle Panic Attack

29th January 2004 9:21

Former ATOMIC KITTEN singer KERRY McFADDEN suffered such an intense panic attack on reality TV show I'M A CELEBRITY... GET ME OUT OF HERE!, doctors...

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Timberlake's Mum Is His Fashion Adviser

29th January 2004 9:21

Singer JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is so impressed by his mother's knowledge of fashion, he sends her out to buy his clothes. In contrast to his pop...

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Lydon Drops Punk Past

29th January 2004 9:21

SEX PISTOLS frontman JOHN LYDON's credibility as the voice for the under-privileged has been thrown into doubt - he's been exposed as a wealthy...

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Darkness Star In Secret Romance

29th January 2004 9:21

THE DARKNESS frontman JUSTIN HAWKINS has secretly fallen for an American rocker - just weeks after calling off his engagement to longterm lover SUE...

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Bon Jovi Snubs The Brits

29th January 2004 9:21

Rocker JON BON JOVI has issued the ultimate snub to next month's (FEB04) BRIT AWARDS - he finds the event too "nauseating" to host. The BED OF...

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Spears Clashes With Knowles

29th January 2004 9:21

BRITNEY SPEARS stunned her PEPSI advert co-stars BEYONCE KNOWLES and PINK when she stormed out on them, following a bitter row with the DESTINY'S...

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Gugino's High-heeled Shoe Fixation

29th January 2004 14:01

SPY KIDS star CARLA GUGINO has such an undying fixation with high-heeled shoes she's worried it's now developed into a fetish. The screen beauty...

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Naked Terry Jones Painting For Sale

29th January 2004 14:01

A portrait of former MONTY PYTHON comedian TERRY JONES sitting naked at a piano has failed to attract a buyer. The 61-year-old funnyman...

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Johansson's Rage At Repressed Character

29th January 2004 14:01

American actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON struggled to keep her sexual passion under control during the filming of GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING. The...

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United Nations Lets Film Crew Inside Hq

29th January 2004 14:01

Senior diplomats have granted SEAN PENN and NICOLE KIDMAN permission to film inside the UNITED NATIONS headquarters in New York. Upcoming...

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Monaco Royal To Play Drew Barrymore's Role In Et Sequel

29th January 2004 14:01

The daughter of PRINCESS STEPHANIE OF MONACO has been cast in the role made famous by DREW BARRYMORE in 1983 blockbuster E.T. THE...

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Pacino Angers Venetian Mayor

29th January 2004 14:01

Legendary actor AL PACINO has been snubbed by the mayor of Venice, Italy, who failed to attend a gala dinner in honour of the American actor and...

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Bulgarians Bid For Pivotal Potter Role

29th January 2004 14:01

Thousands of Bulgarian teenagers have swamped the auditions for HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE in a bid to win the role of pivotal character...

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Return Of The King Dominates Britain's Empire Awards

29th January 2004 14:01

LORD OF THE RINGS conclusion THE RETURN OF THE KING is the frontrunner at this year's (04) SONY ERICSSON EMPIRE AWARDS - after scooping an...

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Affleck 'Called Off' Christmas Wedding To J.lo

29th January 2004 14:01

The true reason behind BEN AFFLECK's split with JENNIFER LOPEZ was the actor's reluctance to marry his belle in a secret Christmas (03) wedding,...

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Mogwai Blast England Soccer Team In Croatia

29th January 2004 14:01

Soccer-mad Scottish band MOGWAI have angered their English fanbase after slamming the country's soccer team, calling them "b**tards". The DIAL:...

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Mcclarnon Smooches Burns

29th January 2004 14:01

Unlucky in love ATOMIC KITTEN singer LIZ McCLARNON is trying to bounce back from her many failed relationships - she's been spotted kissing pop...

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Von Bondies Singer: Violence Is Immature

29th January 2004 14:01

THE VON BONDIES frontman JASON STOLLSTEIMER has slammed THE WHITE STRIPES singer JACK WHITE for being an overgrown teenager. White is currently...

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Madonna And Stella's Pub Lunch

29th January 2004 14:01

MADONNA proved she's a down-to-earth superstar by going for a tradtional English pub lunch with her fashion designer pal STELLA McCARTNEY. The...

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Lydon Reality Tv Show Favourite

29th January 2004 14:01

SEX PISTOLS frontman JOHN LYDON is emerging as favourite to win British reality TV show I'M A CELEBRITY...GET ME OUT OF HERE!. The 47-year-old...

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Dad Of Jacko Accuser Fights For Custody

29th January 2004 14:01

The estranged father of MICHAEL JACKSON's teenage accuser is seeking joint custody of his cancer victim son. DAVID ARVIZO, 37, lost the right to...

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Spears Covers Up Diamond Ring

29th January 2004 14:01

Troubled pop star BRITNEY SPEARS desperately tried to cover up a mystery diamond ring from photographers in London's HEATHROW airport last week...

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Faith Evans Arrested On Drug Charges

29th January 2004 14:01

R+B singer FAITH EVANS and her manager husband TODD RUSSAW have been charged with possession of marijuana and cocaine. The ALONE IN THIS WORLD...

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Bonham Carter's Motherly Bond

29th January 2004 17:02

BIG FISH star HELENA BONHAM CARTER has discovered being a parent has many perks - including strengthening her relationship with her own mother. ...

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Castle-hughes Slept Through Oscars Excitement

29th January 2004 17:02

Actress KEISHA CASTLE-HUGHES chose the best way possible to mark her OSCAR nomination yesterday (27JAN04) - she went back to sleep. The...

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Melissa Gilbert Critical Of Child Stars

29th January 2004 17:02

Former LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE star MELISSA GILBERT is highly critical of child actors - despite having been one herself. The actress, who...

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Douglas To Honour Karl Malden

29th January 2004 17:02

MICHAEL DOUGLAS will present his old THE STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO co-star KARL MALDEN with a lifetime achievement award at the SCREEN ACTORS GUILD...

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Coppola's Oscars Celebration Awakes Hotel Guests

29th January 2004 17:02

Film-maker SOFIA COPPOLA immediately apologised after learning of her OSCAR nominations for LOST IN TRANSLATION - because her early-morning...

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Murray And Keaton Voted Best For Over-fifties

29th January 2004 17:02

Hollywood stars BILL MURRAY and DIANE KEATON have been crowned the Best Actor and Best Actress over the age of 50. AARP THE MAGAZINE has...

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Sharon Delves Into Jackson Case

29th January 2004 17:02

Rock matriarch SHARON OSBOURNE delved into the child molestation charges levelled against MICHAEL JACKSON by devoting a whole show to the...

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Berry Recovers Well From Catwoman Accident

29th January 2004 17:02

Accident prone superstar HALLE BERRY is "doing fine" following her accident on the set of upcoming blockbuster CATWOMAN. The OSCAR-winning...

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Trial Date Set For Madonna's Swept Away Case

29th January 2004 17:02

MADONNA and husband GUY RITCHIE's court battle against allegations they stole the idea for their flop movie SWEPT AWAY will kick off on 4 May...

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Studt: My Brain Cancer Lies

29th January 2004 17:02

Rising star AMY STUDT was so depressed as a youngster, she lied about having brain cancer. The ALL I WANNA DO singer, 17, felt so isolated...

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Krauss Loves Both Oscar Nominated Tracks

29th January 2004 17:02

Sultry singer ALISON KRAUSS is delighted that two of her COLD MOUNTAIN songs have been OSCAR nominated - but she can't pick a favourite. The...

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Another Sinatra Collaborator Dies

29th January 2004 17:02

MILT BERNHART, who played the well-known solo on FRANK SINATRA's recording of I'VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN, has died. Bernhart, 77, died last week...

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Furore Over Chopped Up Elvis Tapes

29th January 2004 17:02

Furious ELVIS PRESLEY fans have launched a bitter attack on a businessman who cut up a 1954 mastertape of the rock'n'roll superstar's music to sell...

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Benevolent Britney Pays Hospital Visits

29th January 2004 17:02

Benevolent pop beauty BRITNEY SPEARS has been lighting up the lives of her sick young fans - by visiting them in hospital. The ME AGAINST THE...

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Halliwell Teams Up With Chambers

29th January 2004 17:02

Ex-SPICE GIRL GERI HALLIWELL has reportedly enlisted ROBBIE WILLIAMS' old writing partner GUY CHAMBERS to revitalise her pop career. The star...

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Father Of Jackson's Accuser Loses Emergency Bid

29th January 2004 17:02

LATEST: The father of MICHAEL JACKSON's teen sexual abuse accuser has lost in his bid to gain emergency access to the boy. The 37-year-old...

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Courtney Love's Hearing Postponed Again

29th January 2004 17:02

A court hearing for COURTNEY LOVE's felony drug charges has been postponed, after the judge declared "additional investigation" was needed before...

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Carla Gugino's Unconventional Homes

29th January 2004 17:28

SPY KIDS actress CARLA GUGINO always appreciates the benefits of a sturdy house - because she once lived in a tepee and a van. The screen beauty...

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Fox To Launch New Dating Reality Show

29th January 2004 17:28

American TV network FOX is launching a new reality show following a diminutive man in search of a bride. The mini-series, called THE LITTLEST...

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Veggie Cillian Chops Up Meat For Film Role

29th January 2004 17:28

Vegetarian movie star CILLIAN MURPHY chopped up pigs in a Luxembourg abattoir as preparation for his role as a butcher's boy in GIRL WITH A PEARL...

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Love Actually Star Plays Transsexual Lady Di

29th January 2004 17:28

LOVE ACTUALLY heart-throb RODRIGO SANTORO is playing a transsexual in his next movie. The Brazilian actor, who romanced LAURA LINNEY's character...

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Elephant Star 'Talked His Way Into The Role'

29th January 2004 17:28

Acting newcomer JOHN ROBINSON cites his conversational skills as the reason he won the lead role in GUS VAN SANT's controversial new movie...

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Agassi To Launch Signature Gyms

29th January 2004 17:28

Tennis ace ANDRE AGASSI is working with American gym chain 24HOUR FITNESS to create his signature 'AGASSI SUPER-SPORT' fitness clubs. The first...

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Hunter's Acting Ambitions Dashed

29th January 2004 17:28

Model RACHEL HUNTER's ambition to become a big name TV star has been dealt a major blow - her hotly tipped SEX AND THE CITY-style series has been...

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Cruz: My Dad's Going To Be Fine

29th January 2004 17:28

Actress PENELOPE CRUZ is "a lot calmer" now she's learnt her father is recovering from a mystery illness - a scare which led her to miss out on the...

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Ryan Hits Back At 'Hostile' British Interviewer

29th January 2004 17:28

Hollywood star MEG RYAN has hit out at accusations made by British talk-show host MICHAEL PARKINSON that she was rude to him - insisting he was...

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Hilton To Marry Carter?

29th January 2004 17:28

Hotel heiress PARIS HILTON and new beau NICK CARTER are reportedly plotting to copy BRITNEY SPEARS, and marry in a Las Vegas chapel. The sexy...

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American Idol Still On Top

29th January 2004 17:28

Even Sunday's (25JAN04) record-breaking GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS couldn't topple AMERICAN IDOL off the top of the US TV charts last week. The...

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Idol Contestant Drenched Cowell To Get Revenge

29th January 2004 17:28

The AMERICAN IDOL contestant who drenched sharp-tongued judge SIMON COWELL in water wanted to humiliate him for "all the dreams he has...

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Moby Expecting New Album To Perform Badly

29th January 2004 17:28

Dance superstar MOBY has low expectations for his new album BABY MONKEY - he's expecting it to achieve extremely poor sales. The vegan New York...

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Mcfadden's Mum Fears For Sanity

29th January 2004 17:28

Former ATOMIC KITTEN star KERRY McFADDEN's performance on reality TV show I'M A CELEBRITY...GET ME OUT OF HERE! is proving such a disaster, her mum...

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Police Cleared Of Lifeson Brutality

29th January 2004 17:28

Police officers involved in the New Year's Eve (31DEC03) arrest of RUSH star ALEX LIFESON have been given the all-clear on charges of brutality. ...

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Atomic Jenny Too Busy For Marriage

29th January 2004 17:28

ATOMIC KITTEN babe JENNY FROST blames her hectic work schedule for delaying her marriage to longterm boyfriend DOM T. The WHOLE AGAIN star is...

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Coxon: Staying In Blur Would Have Killed Me

29th January 2004 17:28

Former BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON deems returning to the group a deadly move, because it would kill him. The eccentric musician - who quit the...

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Love's Terrifying Post-court Ordeal

29th January 2004 17:28

Rocker COURTNEY LOVE screamed in terror on Tuesday (27JAN04) when a man tried to enter her car as she slowed down for waiting photographers. The...

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James Brown Arrested

29th January 2004 17:28

Soul legend JAMES BROWN is in serious trouble with American police again - he's been arrested on domestic violence charges. The I GOT YOU (I...

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Another Actress Date For Super Bowl Star

29th January 2004 18:09

SUPER BOWL star TOM BRADY has fallen for another actress on the eve of American football's big showdown. Two years ago (02) when Brady's NEW...

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Yearbook Treats For Friends

29th January 2004 18:09

The cast of FRIENDS got a very special send-off when they wrapped the last show of the final series last week (23JAN04) - they were given...

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Princess Stephanie Denies Et Reports

29th January 2004 18:09

PRINCESS STEPHANIE OF MONACO has denied reports her daughter has been signed up to appear in a sequel to hit film E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL. ...

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Rotting Carcass Turned Mckellen's Stomach

29th January 2004 18:09

SIR IAN McKELLEN gave up eating meat 20 years ago after watching a carcass rotting by the side of London's RIVER THAMES. The LORD OF THE RINGS...

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Marcia's Oscars Tribute To Dead Niece

29th January 2004 18:09

MARCIA GAY HARDEN will pay a very special tribute to her dead niece AUDREY if she picks up a second OSCAR next month (FEB04). The star has been...

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Leblanc Mourns The End Of Friends

29th January 2004 18:09

MATT LeBLANC fears his new TV sitcom will be an anti-climax after saying farewell to the FRIENDS set for the last time. The actor wrapped work...

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Another Girl Involved In Kobe Case

29th January 2004 18:09

Prosecutors hoping to put basketball star KOBE BRYANT behind bars for allegedly raping a Colorado hotel assistant, have been interviewing another...

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Simpson Serves Up Pizza To Miss Piggy

29th January 2004 18:09

Pop star-turned-reality TV queen JESSICA SIMPSON has signed up to star in a new PIZZA HUT advert which will premiere in America during Sunday's...

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Omarion Gets Personal On Solo Debut

29th January 2004 18:09

Former B2K star OMARION is rushing out his debut solo LP - to let fans know what really went on in the recent breakup of his band. The group...

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Dupri Explains Tax Mix Up

29th January 2004 18:09

Rap mogul JERMAINE DUPRI landed in trouble with America's tax authorities when they thought he'd bought a brand new "truck" that was a gift from...

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Former Hot Boys Rapper Charged With Attempted Murder

29th January 2004 18:09

Former HOT BOYS rapper VIRGIL 'TURK' TAB JR has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, after a shooting which wounded two police...

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Marc Anthony Heading For Divorce Courts

29th January 2004 18:09

LATEST: Latin singer MARC ANTHONY's wife DAYANARA TORRES has reportedly filed for divorce after splitting from her husband for the second time. ...

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Judge Orders R Kelly To Stay Away From Jackson

29th January 2004 18:09

A judge has ordered R+B star R KELLY to stay away from fellow child sex scandal-plagued singer MICHAEL JACKSON at next month's (FEB04) GRAMMY...

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Brown Accused Of Shoving Wife

29th January 2004 18:09

LATEST: Funk legend JAMES BROWN was arrested on domestic violence charges yesterday (28JAN04) after shoving his wife and injuring her arm and hip,...

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Mos Def To Hitchhike The Galaxy Too

29th January 2004 18:16

American rapper MOS DEF is the shock choice to play one of the main roles in the new DISNEY version of HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY. The...

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Dicaprio Alexander Film On Hold

29th January 2004 18:16

Hollywood superstar LEONARDO DiCAPRIO is waiting to see how OLIVER STONE's ALEXANDER epic performs at the box-office - before deciding whether to...

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Leann Rimes Asks For Queer Eye Advice

29th January 2004 18:16

Country star LeANN RIMES is so fed up of being upstaged by her ever-immaculate husband, she's asked one of the stars of QUEER EYE FOR THE...

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Mother Tells Valance To Strip

29th January 2004 18:16

Pop beauty HOLLY VALANCE has been ordered to reveal more flesh in her videos - by her "hardcore" mother. The KISS KISS singer, who's known for...

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Supergrass Goffey's Big Birthday Strippers

29th January 2004 18:16

SUPERGRASS rocker DANNY GOFFEY is planning a seventies themed party to celebrate his 30th birthday - and has asked organisers to provide fat...

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Nelly's Pimp Juice Racks Up Big Sales

29th January 2004 18:16

Hip-hop star NELLY's PIMP JUICE energy drink is going from strength to strength, after racking up more than a million sales in just over three...

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Williams Cancels Asia Tour

29th January 2004 18:16

Crooning legend ANDY WILLIAMS has had to cancel his tour of Asia due to the bird flu epidemic sweeping the region. The 76-year-old had been due...

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Bedingfield Charged Over Car Crash

29th January 2004 18:16

British pop star DANIEL BEDINGFIELD has been charged with careless use of a motor vehicle following his horrific crash in New Zealand earlier this...

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Pink Wishes Fame Would Go Away

29th January 2004 18:16

Pop punk PINK is fed up with being famous - and wishes she could go back to the days when she was just an up-and-coming singer. The GOD IS A DJ...

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Garfunkel Contests Marijuana Charge

29th January 2004 18:16

Folk veteran ART GARFUNKEL is reportedly contesting marijuana possession charges against him, despite being expected to simply pay a $100 (GBP58)...

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Carey Denies J.lo Duet

29th January 2004 18:16

Pop sensation MARIAH CAREY has rubbished claims she is planning a duet with arch rival diva JENNIFER LOPEZ. The DREAMLOVER singer was reported...

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Arquette Captures The Last Of Friends

29th January 2004 18:16

COURTENEY COX's husband DAVID ARQUETTE captured the emotions of the final day of FRIENDS on his video camera. The actor was among the...

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Burrows Learns Spanish In Three Weeks

29th January 2004 18:16

Brainbox movie beauty SAFFRON BURROWS has learnt to speak Spanish fluently in three weeks for a new role. The DEEP BLUE SEA actress decided it...

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Chaplin's Granddaughter Launches Fashion Label

29th January 2004 18:16

The granddaughter of SIR CHARLIE CHAPLIN is launching an exclusive fashion line dedicated to the legendary movie comedian. Model KIERA CHAPLIN...

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Keaton Swears Off Surgery

29th January 2004 18:16

DIANA KEATON has vowed never to fall prey to the temptations of plastic surgery - because it robs people of their "uniqueness". The 58-year-old...

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Theron's Boyfriend Likes Bigger Breasts

29th January 2004 18:16

CHARLIZE THERON's boyfriend was ecstatic when the Hollywood beauty put on weight for her role as a serial killer in MONSTER - because her breasts...

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Schwimmer Happy With Friends End

29th January 2004 18:16

FRIENDS star DAVID SCHWIMMER is delighted hit sitcom FRIENDS has ended the way it has. The actor, who plays ROSS GELLER, in the hit sitcom...

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Gervais's Advert Apologises To Office

29th January 2004 18:16

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS has taken out a full page advertisment in showbiz magazine VARIETY - to apologise to his co-stars for not thanking...

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Kournikova In Dancefloor Row

29th January 2004 20:58

Tennis beauty ANNA KOURNIKOVA stunned revellers in New York on Tuesday night (27JAN04) - by having a quick public row with her ex-fiance's new...

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Sadie Frost Pulls Out Of Art Show

29th January 2004 20:58

Actress SADIE FROST failed to show up at a London art show sponsored by phone retailer ORANGE, because rival company O2 sponsors her fashion label...

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Office Creator To Get A Street Named After Him

29th January 2004 20:58

OFFICE creator and star RICKY GERVAIS is to be honoured by his home town of Reading, England - by having a street named after him. The comedian...

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Watts Confirms King Kong Role

29th January 2004 20:58

OSCAR nominee NAOMI WATTS has confirmed she will take on the role made famous by FAY WRAY in PETER JACKSON's remake of KING KONG. The 21 GRAMS...

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Christensen: Cruise And I Talk About Scientology

29th January 2004 20:58

Rising star ERIKA CHRISTENSEN has found a friend in fellow actor TOM CRUISE - but their main topic of conversation is Scientology not the movies. ...

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Wahlberg And Hartnett Battle It Out For Johansson

29th January 2004 20:58

Acclaimed young actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON will be pursued by Hollywood hunks MARK WAHLBERG and JOSH HARTNETT in her next film role. The LOST IN...

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Actor Sued Over Oscar Screeners Leak

29th January 2004 20:58

Veteran actor CARMINE CARIDI is being sued by film giants COLUMBIA and WARNER BROS. after admitting to lending his screener copies of this year's...

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Solomon Offers To Drop Hilton Lawsuit In Exchange For Sex Tape Rights

29th January 2004 20:58

PARIS HILTON's sex tape co-star RICK SOLOMON has reportedly offered to drop his $10 million (GBP5.8 million) lawsuit against her family - in...

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J.lo: My Heart Is Broken

29th January 2004 20:58

Superstar JENNIFER LOPEZ has been left "broken-hearted" by her shock split from BEN AFFLECK - as she was still planning their wedding on the day...

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Belle And Sebastian: The Computer Game

29th January 2004 20:58

Folk rockers BELLE AND SEBASTIAN are releasing an online computer game to tie in with the release of their new single. I'M A CUCKOO is released...

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Duff's Individual Brand Of Music

29th January 2004 20:58

Teen superstar HILARY DUFF ignored her influences when recording debut album, because she's determined to carve out a name for herself. The...

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Hasselhoff's Berlin Wall Fury

29th January 2004 20:58

Pop singer DAVID HASSELHOFF has been left fuming after his efforts to unite East and West Germany were ignored by a poignant museum exhibition. ...

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Durst Blasts Music Writer

29th January 2004 20:58

LIMP BIZKIT rocker FRED DURST has challenged a music journalist to stand in the front row at the band's next performance, after a bust-up over a...

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Hawkins Joins Black Eyed Peas Onstage

29th January 2004 20:58

THE DARKNESS rocker JUSTIN HAWKINS has joined BLACK EYED PEAS onstage in Australia for a raucous performance of the rappers' track RETARDED. The...

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Carey Covers Up In Indonesia

29th January 2004 20:58

Sultry songbird MARIAH CAREY has ditched her raunchy stage look for a one-off concert in Muslim Indonesia. The singer caused controversy in the...

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P Diddy Panicked After Ny Club Shooting

29th January 2004 20:58

SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS "panicked" when he discovered his protege had fired a gun in a New York nightclub, according to the rapper's former...

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'Jackson Was A Drug Addict' - Says Ex-partner

29th January 2004 20:58

Troubled pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON has struggled with drug addiction, according to his former business partner MYUNG-HO LEE. Speaking in...

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