Music, Movie and Entertainment News 29th September 2003

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Jackson Enlists R Kelly For New Single

29th September 2003 2:29

Self-styled 'King of Pop' MICHAEL JACKSON is looking to troubled R+B star R KELLY to help him relaunch his ailing career. According to British...

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Jack Black's Cheeseburger Test

29th September 2003 2:29

Self-confessed burger connoisseur JACK BLACK instantly knows it a hotel is good or not - by testing their cheeseburgers. The SHALLOW HAL...

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Soprano Star Hooks Up With The Fbi

29th September 2003 2:29

Former THE SOPRANOS star JOE PANTOLIANO was terrified when he met with FBI agents to research his new TV role as an undercover expert - because he...

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Jennifer Garner Thrills Parents On Emmy Night

29th September 2003 2:29

DAREDEVIL star JENNIFER GARNER treated her mother to her first pair of MANOLO BLAHNIK shoes for last Sunday's (21SEP03) EMMY Awards. The ALIAS...

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Izzard Holding Out For Macbeth

29th September 2003 2:29

EDDIE IZZARD turned down MEL BROOKS' offer to take THE PRODUCERS to the London stage, because he's holding out for the chance to get serious in...

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The Rundown Rocks With The Rock

29th September 2003 2:29

Wrestler-turned-actor THE ROCK is back on top of the American movie charts thanks to an opening weekend take of $18.5 million (GBP11.6 million) for...

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Quentin Wants Teen Girls To Sneak Into Kill Bill

29th September 2003 2:29

QUENTIN TARANTINO is urging teenage girls to sneak into cinemas and watch his latest movie KILL BILL because he thinks they'll be empowered by the...

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Arnie Running Low On Recall Cash

29th September 2003 2:29

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER's run for Governor of California is now reportedly in the red - following a drop-off of financial support following news of a...

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Sex + The City Gets Serious

29th September 2003 2:29

Hit comedy SEX + THE CITY is set to get serious during its final weeks next year (04) after news of a breast cancer plot leaked to the press. ...

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George Clooney's Gym Woe

29th September 2003 2:29

Heart-throb actor GEORGE CLOONEY is fed up with women who ogle him at the gym - and is threatening to quit his membership. The OCEAN'S ELEVEN...

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Elia Kazan Dies

29th September 2003 2:29

Pioneering director ELIA KAZAN has died at the age of 94. The OSCAR-winning moviemaker, most famed for ON THE WATERFRONT and A STREETCAR NAMED...

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Bowie's Embarrassing Elvis Gig

29th September 2003 2:29

One of DAVID BOWIE's most embarrassing moments was when he went to see ELVIS PRESLEY live. The STAR MAN rocker jetted in to New York to see...

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Pavarotti Plans To Keep Wedding Plans Secret

29th September 2003 2:29

LATEST: LUCIANO PAVAROTTI is determined to keep his marriage ceremony a deeply religious and deeply private affair - away from the press. The...

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Trick Daddy Rapped On Drug Possession Charges

29th September 2003 2:29

Rap star TRICK DADDY faces felony cocaine and misdemeanour pot charges after being arrested near Miami, Florida, last week (ends26SEP03). A...

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Heidi Range Blasted By Drunken Yob

29th September 2003 2:29

SUGABABE singer HEIDI RANGE was verbally attacked by a drunken yob as she left a London club on Saturday night (27SEP03). The ROUND ROUND star...

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Great White Drummer In Car Smash

29th September 2003 2:29

The drummer in tragedy-stricken rock band GREAT WHITE has been injured in a car crash. DERRICK PONTIER was involved in a three-car smash a few...

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Britney's Paper Planes Fall Flat

29th September 2003 2:29

Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS found a novel way to get rid of boredom while waiting to shoot a PEPSI commercial - making paper planes. The OOPS...I...

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Madonna On Top Again In America With New Book

29th September 2003 2:29

MADONNA is back on top of the charts in America - her children's book THE ENGLISH ROSES is number one on the new NEW YORK TIMES kids bestsellers...

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Golf Thugs Make Murray Mad

29th September 2003 9:30

Golf-mad BILL MURRAY is a stickler for course etiquette and hates people who don't follow the rules. The movie star has fumed over divots others...

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Bosworth Loves Her Odd Eyes

29th September 2003 9:30

BLUE CRUSH star KATE BOSWORTH loves her eyes, even though they're different colours. The sexy actress, who is currently dating British hunk...

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Seann Mugged On His Way To Audition

29th September 2003 9:30

AMERICAN PIE star SEANN WILLIAM SCOTT missed out on a role in BAYWATCH after being mugged on the way to his audition. The actor got off the bus...

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Robbery Prompts The Rundown Director To Relocate

29th September 2003 9:30

Movie maker PETER BERG was forced to make a last-minute location change for THE ROCK's new movie THE RUNDOWN - after he was robbed in the Amazon. ...

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Daryl Loves To Get Naked

29th September 2003 9:30

Movie star DARYL HANNAH loves life in remote Colorado, because she can strip down and wear nothing while relaxing at home. The SPLASH star, who...

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Pantoliano Upset Over Chat Show Snub

29th September 2003 9:30

EMMY Award winner JOE PANTOLIANO is caught up in a feud with ABC TV bosses in America after his appearance on a chat show was mysteriously...

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Ono Reconsiders Bed-in

29th September 2003 9:30

YOKO ONO wanted to restage her famous anti-war bed-in to protest the Iraqi conflict but couldn't bear to do it without late partner JOHN LENNON. ...

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Hippy Daryl Promotes Alternative Energy

29th September 2003 9:30

Hollywood hippy DARYL HANNAH powers her home with solar energy and runs her car on vegetable oil. The environmentally-aware actress has spent 15...

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Depp Caught In Labour Trauma

29th September 2003 9:30

Spotting JOHNNY DEPP in a Burbank, California restaurant last week (begs 22SEP03) shocked a female fan so much, she went into labour. The woman...

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Cage Cashes In

29th September 2003 9:30

Hollywood star NICOLAS CAGE is cashing in on the property market after making more than $10 million (GBP6.25 million) from two clever California...

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Penn Knows Who Stole His Car And Guns

29th September 2003 9:30

Actor SEAN PENN is convinced whoever stole his car in April (03) is also responsible for making a string of phone threats to him. His BUICK car...

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Vanessa Wants Lara Role

29th September 2003 9:30

Pop star VANESSA CARLTON is desperate to take over ANGELINA JOLIE's TOMB RAIDER role when the actress hangs up her action costume. Carlton hates...

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Bowie: Walking Gets Me High

29th September 2003 9:30

British rock legend DAVID BOWIE never misses drugs now that he gets his thrills from brisk early morning walks. In a new edition of NEW YORK...

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Boy George's Nine Star Key Fixation

29th September 2003 9:30

BOY GEORGE runs his life by an ancient form of Japanese astrology and even refuses to travel on certain days. The former CULTURE CLUB star has...

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East 17 Ready To Reform

29th September 2003 9:30

British pop bad boy BRIAN HARVEY is reforming his old band EAST 17 in a last-ditch bid to rekindle his music career. Harvey was booted out of...

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J.lo Gets Support From Ex-manager

29th September 2003 9:30

JENNIFER LOPEZ' estranged manager BENNY MEDINA has forgiven the singer for sacking him, and offered to help her get over her split from fiance BEN...

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Jagger's Mohican

29th September 2003 9:30

Rock legend SIR MICK JAGGER will stun fans on tour in Switzerland with a wacky mohican haircut - if his hairdresser gets his way. The ROLLING...

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Geri Wants Jerry's Babies?

29th September 2003 13:54

Ex-SPICE GIRL GERI HALLIWELL is reportedly so keen on her new actor boyfriend JERRY O'CONNELL she's already talking about having babies with...

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Dido Back With Ex?

29th September 2003 13:54

Singer DIDO has sparked speculation she has rekindled her romance with former flame, record boss FERDIE UNGER-HAMILTON. The WHITE FLAG singer -...

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Timberlake's First Time

29th September 2003 13:54

The first love of pop romeo JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE took his virginity at the tender age of 15, and claims he was the "perfect" lover. DANIELLE DITTO...

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Charles Dance Regrets Turning Down 007 Role

29th September 2003 13:54

Veteran British actor CHARLES DANCE was offered the chance to play movie superspy JAMES BOND - but turned the opportunity down. The GOSFORD PARK...

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Will Smith: If Gay, I Would Want Martin Lawrence

29th September 2003 13:54

Movie hunk WILL SMITH would fall for BAD BOYS II co-star MARTIN LAWRENCE, if he was gay. The tough guy actor says the only other obstacle to a...

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Frost's Clamping Hell

29th September 2003 13:54

Actress SADIE FROST and her business partner JEMIMA FRENCH have won a rare victory over zealous car clampers. The pair were putting the...

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Top British Designer Attacks Mccartney

29th September 2003 13:54

JEFF BANKS has launched a stinging attack on rival British clothes designer STELLA McCARTNEY - claiming she's only successful because of her...

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Harris's Half Mlllion Garage Fees

29th September 2003 13:54

Late actor RICHARD HARRIS has cost his ex-wife an amazing $526,400 (GBP329,000) in storage costs for a ROLLS-ROYCE car he forgot he owned. The...

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Magnum Stars Horrified By Movie Plans

29th September 2003 13:54

The stars of cult 80s TV hit MAGNUM P.I. are fuming after discovering Hollywood bosses are planning to make a movie version of the show without...

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Beckhams Consider Legal Action Over Reports

29th September 2003 13:54

DAVID BECKHAM took his pop star wife VICTORIA out on a public date yesterday (28SEP03) as the pair considered legal action over reports of their...

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Kidman's Nude Reshoot For Delayed Film

29th September 2003 13:54

Movie beauty NICOLE KIDMAN was so committed to the success of new project THE HUMAN STAIN, she stripped off for a sexy nude scene to spice the...

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Shane Mcgowan Dismisses Robbie

29th September 2003 13:54

Former THE POGUES frontman SHANE McGOWAN has blasted ROBBIE WILLIAMS, dubbing the pop hunk a "clown". The hard-living singer insists, despite...

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Entwistle's Luxury Pad For Sale

29th September 2003 13:54

Late THE WHO rocker JOHN ENTWISTLE's luxury English country mansion is being sold for a staggering $6.4 million (GBP4 million). The lucky buyer...

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Bob Geldof Blasts Teenage Girl Magazines

29th September 2003 13:54

Rocker SIR BOB GELDOF has blasted 'sexually explicit' magazines aimed at young girls - vowing to protect his daughters against them. The LIVE...

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Sick Ellis-bextor Troops On

29th September 2003 13:54

British pop star SOPHIE ELLIS BEXTOR bravely fought through sickness to appear on live British music show CD:UK on Saturday morning (27SEP03). ...

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Atomic Natasha Blasts Ex-fiance

29th September 2003 13:54

Pop beauty NATASHA HAMILTON has launched a blistering attack on her ex-fiance FRAN COSGROVE - calling his new relationship with British glamour...

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Diana Ross Disapproves Of Skimpy Outfits

29th September 2003 13:54

Veteran singer DIANA ROSS is disgusted with the skimpy outfits young pop performers wear. The former SUPREMES star registered her distaste after...

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Beckham Continues Posh Legal Case

29th September 2003 13:54

Ex-SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM is still planning to sue English soccer club PETERBOROUGH UNITED over the use of their nickname THE POSH. Beckham...

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Sting's Kids Take Up Yoga

29th September 2003 13:54

Veteran singer STING's children have taken up his favourite pastime of yoga, after realising their dad was in better shape than they were. The...

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Fry Calls Prince Charles 'Your Gorgeousness'

29th September 2003 17:36

Director STEPHEN FRY betrayed his close friendship with British royal heir PRINCE CHARLES by publicly addressing him as "your gorgeousness" at the...

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Experts Fear For Blaine

29th September 2003 17:36

Medical experts are fearing for the health of illusionist DAVID BLAINE as he enters the half-way point of his ABOVE THE BELOW starvation stunt. ...

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Russell Crowe Rude To Another Journalist

29th September 2003 17:36

Moody movie star RUSSELL CROWE has upset another journalist with a foul mouthed tirade during live radio interview. The GLADIATOR actor was...

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Letterman Married?

29th September 2003 17:36

American talk show host DAVID LETTERMAN has secretly wed his long-term girlfriend, according to sources. The veteran comic, 56, reportedly...

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Schwarzenegger Tops Polls

29th September 2003 17:36

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER's political career is finally reaping dividends - a new poll places him as a big favourite to become the new Governor of...

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Duncan James Prefers Quiet Girls

29th September 2003 17:36

BLUE hunk DUNCAN JAMES prefers "conservative" women, because he finds "tarts" who flaunt their bodies a real turn off. The ALL RISE singer...

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Valance: I'm No Diva

29th September 2003 17:36

Pop beauty HOLLY VALANCE has dismissed reports she behaves like a diva - blaming it on jealous journalists who are jealous of her. The KISS KISS...

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Lee Ryan: Relationships Are 'Difficult'

29th September 2003 17:36

BLUE singer LEE RYAN finds it difficult maintaining serious relationships with girlfriends, because his career is more important. The ALL RISE...

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Rancid's Lars Has Rare Disease

29th September 2003 17:36

RANCID rocker LARS FREDERIKSEN is still touring with the rockers despite facing being crippled by a rare spinal disease. The guitarist admits...

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Collins: Dad Returned From Beyond The Grave

29th September 2003 17:36

PHIL COLLINS is convinced his late father returned from the grave to protect the veteran rocker's children. The former GENESIS drummers' dad...

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Jagger 'To Work On Spirituality'

29th September 2003 17:36

Rocker SIR MICK JAGGER is dropping his womanising ways to "work on his spirituality" following the conclusion of his latest world tour - according...

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Aguilera's Alcohol In Sweden

29th September 2003 17:36

Pop superstar CHRISTINA AGUILERA reportedly drank so much vodka during a meal in Sweden last week (ends26SEP03), she was unable to walk. ...

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George Clooney: I'm No Cary Grant

29th September 2003 17:36

Movie superstar GEORGE CLOONEY has dismissed comparisons between him and late legend CARY GRANT. Even though he plays a smooth-talking charmer...

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Judd + Kline Get Wordy

29th September 2003 17:36

Wordsmiths ASHLEY JUDD and KEVIN KLINE have become best pals on the set of COLE PORTER biopic DE-LOVELY in London, because they love playing...

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Gershon Gets Help For Album Dream

29th September 2003 17:36

Actress GINA GERSHON made such an impression when she first performed with her heavy rock band, she's had a host of celebrity offers to help her...

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Tarantino's Naughty Letters

29th September 2003 17:36

Movie maker QUENTIN TARANTINO loves reading his sexy fanmail, because his devotees are inventive and raunchy. Many send naked photos of...

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Clooney's Wild Night With Bill Murray

29th September 2003 17:36

GEORGE CLOONEY had a wild time when he met BILL MURRAY for the first time at this month's (SEP03) VENICE FILM FESTIVAL - the pair partied together...

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Daryl's Teepee Treat

29th September 2003 21:04

Friends who stay with environmentally-friendly actress DARYL HANNAH at her remote Colorado home get to experience life as a native American. The...

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John Cleese's Reasons For California Life

29th September 2003 21:04

Veteran British comedian JOHN CLEESE prefers living in California than Britain, because it protects him from the notoriously vicious UK press. ...

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Kevin Bacon Says No To Paranoia

29th September 2003 21:04

Veteran movie actor KEVIN BACON refuses to let his paranoia of stalkers ruin his life. The FOOTLOOSE star understands why celebrities cocoon...

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Flynn Boyle Considers Modelling

29th September 2003 21:04

Movie actress LARA FLYNN BOYLE is turning to a career in modelling - in a bid to distract her from her worries. The MEN IN BLACK II star has...

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San Sebastian Winner An Unpopular Choice

29th September 2003 21:04

Georgian movie maker DITO TSINTSADZE's (corr) new movie GUN SHY was an unpopular winner at the 51st SAN SEBASTIAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL in...

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Rock Returns To Comedy

29th September 2003 21:04

Comedian CHRIS ROCK is returning to his roots after announcing his first stand-up tour for four years. The movie star is following in the...

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Liza Plans Tv Role

29th September 2003 21:04

LIZA MINNELLI is making a comeback as a TV star. The CABARET star, who is still reeling from the break-up of her marriage to DAVID GEST, will...

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George Clooney Defends Directorial Debut

29th September 2003 21:04

Movie superstar GEORGE CLOONEY has hit back at critics who questioned whether he actually called the shots on his directorial debut, CONFESSIONS OF...

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Oliver Stone: Why I Cast Colin Farrell

29th September 2003 21:04

Director OLIVER STONE is delighted he managed to recruit COLIN FARRELL for the lead role of ALEXANDER THE GREAT in his new movie - even though he...

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Kelsey Supports New Governor Favourite Arnie

29th September 2003 21:04

KELSEY GRAMMER is helping ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER boost his Hollywood following as he runs for California Governor by staging a star-studded...

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Men Don't Chat Up Holly Valance

29th September 2003 21:04

Sexy HOLLY VALANCE may be a regular chart-topper on polls listing pop's most stunning stars - but she's "not really" ever approached by men looking...

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Estefan's Sneaky Sex Life

29th September 2003 21:04

GLORIA ESTEFAN and husband EMILIO spice up their sex lives by making love in every bed of their home - apart from their marriage bed. The...

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Darkness Form After Drunken Family Gathering

29th September 2003 21:04

Rockers THE DARKNESS have their family to thank for their creation - singer JUSTIN HAWKINS only became aware of his vocal prowess at a drunken bash...

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Jailed Libertines Star Wins Appeal

29th September 2003 21:04

Jailed LIBERTINES rocker PETE DOHERTY's prison sentence has been slashed on appeal - and he could be a free man within days. Doherty - who has...

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Elton Boosts Dead Journalist's Special Day

29th September 2003 21:04

ELTON JOHN is to star in new TV ads marking what would have been the 40th birthday of slain journalist DANIEL PEARL. The American war...

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Justin Timberlake Leads Mtv Europe Nominations

29th September 2003 21:04

Pop's golden boy JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is leading the pack for this year's MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS - with five nominations. The ceremony - to be...

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