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

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Roberts Gives Birth To Twins

29th November 2004 2:42

Actress Julia Roberts has given birth to twins - more than a month before they were due. The ERIN BROCKOVICH star is now a proud mother to a...

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Vibe Magazine To Investigate Award Show Violence

29th November 2004 2:42

VIBE magazine president KENARD GIBBS is examining attitudes within the hip-hop industry to find out why their urban music award ceremony was...

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Cullum Ignores Groupies

29th November 2004 2:42

British jazz sensation JAMIE CULLUM is disappointed he only seems to attract less-than-beautiful groupies. The TWENTYSOMETHING singer, who has...

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Monkees' Star Regrets Financial Mistakes

29th November 2004 2:42

Former MONKEES star DAVY JONES wishes he had saved money during his time in the hit sixties group, instead of wasting it on beer and women. The...

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New U2 Album Tops UK Chart

29th November 2004 2:42

U2's latest album HOW TO DISMANTLE AN ATOMIC BOMB has gone straight to number one in the UK album charts. The Irish band's 13th album in 25...

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Stefani: 'Fashion Is In My Blood'

29th November 2004 2:42

Sexy singer GWEN STEFANI credits her mother and grandmother for influencing her unique sense of style. The NO DOUBT frontwoman, who recently...

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Robbie Williams' Gym Encounter With Eminem

29th November 2004 2:42

British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS became friends with EMINEM after a chance meeting in a Los Angeles gym. The ROCK DJ singer couldn't believe his...

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Usher And Campbell In Restaurant Row

29th November 2004 2:42

R+B star USHER was at the centre of a row in an exclusive London restaurant last week (begs22NOV04) when his girlfriend NAOMI CAMPBELL allegedly...

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Leonardo Dicaprio Credits Gran For Saving His Mum

29th November 2004 2:42

Movie star LEONARDO DiCAPRIO thinks of his German grandmother as a saint because she refused to give up on her sick daughter - his mother - during...

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Collins Hits Out At Sex Drug

29th November 2004 2:42

Author JACKIE COLLINS is criticising sex drug Viagra for being "merely a prop" and slams users for failing to make love naturally. The...

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Bloom Revels In Attention

29th November 2004 2:42

British actor ORLANDO BLOOM was the perfect boyfriend when he supported girlfriend KATE BOSWORTH at the British premiere of BEYOND THE SEA - until...

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Carmen Electra Worshipped Benny Hill

29th November 2004 2:42

CARMEN ELECTRA's childhood dream was to become one of comedian's BENNY HILL's ANGELS. The 32-year-old former BAYWATCH star was a massive fan of...

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Ifans Moved By Praise Of His Cook Role

29th November 2004 2:42

NOTTING HILL star RHYS IFANS was deeply moved to receive a letter from the late PETER COOK's last wife - praising his portrayal of the comedian. ...

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'Joan Collins Is Bald', Claims Family Friend

29th November 2004 2:42

An American author is claiming JOAN COLLINS has been secretly bald for years. In her new book SEX DOCTORS IN THE BASEMENT, MOLLY JONG-FAST...

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Pacino Enjoys Fans' Response

29th November 2004 9:21

Movie legend AL PACINO always has time to talk to fans who stop him in the street, because he's aware they already know him. Unlike many...

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Jolie: 'I'm Tough'

29th November 2004 9:21

Hollywood beauty ANGELINA JOLIE is proud she is always cast as a strong, powerful woman in films. The star of TOMB RAIDER and GIRL, INTERRUPTED...

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Slater Hated Replacing Phoenix

29th November 2004 9:21

Actor CHRISTIAN SLATER felt so guilty about replacing RIVER PHOENIX in INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE, he donated his pay cheque to charity. The...

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Blanchett Mistakenly Mocks Scorsese

29th November 2004 9:21

Australian actress CATE BLANCHETT was left mortified by her first meeting with director MARTIN SCORSESE, because she laughed at his breathing...

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Plath's Daughter Tries To Silence Writers

29th November 2004 9:21

Tragic poet SYLVIA PLATH's daughter has begged movie-makers and authors to quit basing their art on her dead mother. FRIEDA HUGHES' mother -...

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Zeta-jones To Buy Soccer Club?

29th November 2004 9:21

Movie actress CATHERINE ZETA-JONES is planning to purchase a soccer club near her home in Wales. The OSCAR-winning beauty, who's married to...

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Alexander Bombs At Box Office

29th November 2004 9:21

Director OLIVER STONE's worst nightmare has been realised - his epic movie ALEXANDER has flopped on its opening weekend (26-28NOV04) on release in...

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Stefani Starstruck By Fashion Designer

29th November 2004 9:21

Stylish rocker GWEN STEFANI was left speechless when she met British fashion icon VIVIENNE WESTWOOD, because she'd finally come into contact with...

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Minogue Striving To Impress Audience

29th November 2004 9:21

KYLIE MINOGUE is on a quest to dazzle her audience during her greatest hits tour next year (05). The SPINNING AROUND star, 36, is determined to...

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Midnight Oil Star's Unexplained Collapse

29th November 2004 9:21

Former MIDNIGHT OIL frontman PETER GARRETT has been rushed to hospital after collapsing on a Sydney, Australia, beach. The Aussie...

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Mcfaddens' Split Caught On Camera

29th November 2004 9:21

The painful marriage break-up of former WESTLIFE star BRIAN McFADDEN and ex-ATOMIC KITTEN KERRY KATONA has been captured on film. McFadden had...

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Elton John Seeks Scissor Sisters For Billy Elliot

29th November 2004 9:21

LATEST: Flamboyant rocker SIR ELTON JOHN has asked the SCISSOR SISTERS to write a song for his forthcoming musical based on the BILLY ELLIOT...

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Williams Regrets Feud With Barlow

29th November 2004 9:21

Pop hunk ROBBIE WILLIAMS is ashamed of the way he treated his fellow TAKE THAT star GARY BARLOW after the band split up. The FEEL singer mocked...

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The Beatles' Lost Love Children

29th November 2004 13:27

A British TV documentary will shock BEATLES fans with claims the Fab Four fathered a string of children before they married. The CHANNEL FIVE...

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Blackman: 'I Did Tv Show For Attention'

29th November 2004 13:27

Former JAMES BOND girl HONOR BLACKMAN resorted to appearing in a popular British TV soap to remind fans she's still working. The actress - who...

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Gone With The Wind Is Top UK Film

29th November 2004 13:27

American civil war epic GONE WITH THE WIND is the most popular film ever in British cinema history. The 1939 OSCAR-winning film, starring CLARK...

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Portman's Love For Mcgregor

29th November 2004 13:27

Actress NATALIE PORTMAN is besotted with her STAR WARS co-star EWAN McGREGOR - and his French wife EVE. The Israeli-born beauty has played QUEEN...

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Shrek 2 Victorious At Kids' Baftas

29th November 2004 13:27

Animated Hollywood hit SHREK 2 has been crowned 2004's Best Film - at the children's BRITISH ACADEMY OF FILM AND TELEVISION ARTS (BAFTA) awards...

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Johansson Encourages 'Shy' British Men

29th November 2004 13:27

American beauty SCARLETT JOHANSSON was disappointed by British males' feeble attempts to romance her, claiming the men are too shy to make a move...

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Portman Ready For Nude Internet Coverage

29th November 2004 13:27

Actress NATALIE PORTMAN is comfortable with the inevitable prospect of seeing her naked body splashed across the internet, after her new movie...

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Farrell And Hilton's Intimate Encounter

29th November 2004 13:27

Irish lothario COLIN FARRELL reportedly enjoyed a romantic liaison with American socialite PARIS HILTON last week (ends26NOV04). The PHONE BOOTH...

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Grant: 'I Won't Marry Khan'

29th November 2004 13:27

HUGH GRANT is refusing to marry girlfriend JEMIMA KHAN - because he loves his single life too much. The pair have been dating since socialite...

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Thrills Caught Between U2 And Rem

29th November 2004 13:27

Irish rock newcomers THE THRILLS are torn between supporting REM and U2 on their tours - or having a well-earned break. The WHATEVER HAPPENED TO...

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Newton-john Renamed

29th November 2004 13:27

An Australian network honouring singer OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN have made an embarrassing gaffe, and spelled her name wrong on national television. ...

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UKraine Singer Ends Hunger Strike

29th November 2004 13:27

LATEST: Ukrainian pop star RUSLANA LEZHYCHKO has ended a hunger strike in protest against Russian-backed VIKTOR YANUKOVYCH's appointment as the...

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Ferdinand Rocked By Illness

29th November 2004 13:27

FRANZ FERDINAND have been forced to make drastic set changes on their Far East tour - because bassist BOB HARDY has been hospitalised. The...

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Watts Ready To Tour Again

29th November 2004 13:27

LATEST: The ROLLING STONES have confirmed they'll tour again following drummer CHARLIE WATTS' triumphant battle with throat cancer. Frontman SIR...

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Vibe Awards To Return

29th November 2004 13:27

America's VIBE MUSIC AWARDS will be back next year (05) despite the violence which broke out at the inaugural event earlier this month (15NOV04),...

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Live Aid Ii Will Take Place

29th November 2004 13:27

A LIVE AID II concert may take place next summer (05) to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the transatlantic extravaganza. Organisers SIR BOB...

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Zhang: 'I'm Not Stuck-up'

29th November 2004 17:02

HERO star ZIYI ZHANG has furiously slammed press reports she's "stuck-up". The Chinese actress is devastated by the barrage of negative...

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Stewart's 'Special Treatment' Claims Prisonmate

29th November 2004 17:02

Lifestyle guru MARTHA STEWART is getting special, "kid-glove" treatment from prison guards during her five-month stay in a West Virginia...

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Cattrall Job Hunts For Lover

29th November 2004 17:02

Sexy actress KIM CATTRALL is so enamoured with her new boyfriend ALAN WYSE, she's found him a job with her former employer, TV mogul DARREN STAR. ...

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Hilton And Philips Help Lohan's Heartbreak

29th November 2004 17:02

Teen queen LINDSAY LOHAN has enlisted celebrity pals PARIS HILTON and BIJOU PHILLIPS to help her recover from her recent split from first love...

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Court Rules Jeunet's Film 'Not French Enough'

29th November 2004 17:02

LATEST: A Paris court has ruled JEAN-PIERRE JEUNET's new film UN LONG DIMANCHE DE FIANCAILLES (A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT) is not French enough to...

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Duff And Madden Split?

29th November 2004 17:02

Teen star HILARY DUFF is a single girl again after allegedly splitting from GOOD CHARLOTTE frontman JOEL MADDEN. The SO YESTERDAY singer and...

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Diana: 'Had A Secret Abortion'

29th November 2004 17:02

Late British royal DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES had a secret abortion in 1994 after an affair with a rich art dealer, according to former friend LADY...

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Manson's 'Horrifying' Skin Stress

29th November 2004 17:02

GARBAGE frontwoman SHIRLEY MANSON is so stressed over the band's forthcoming fourth album, she's been diagnosed with a "horrifying" skin...

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Yorke Joins Charity Campaign

29th November 2004 17:02

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE has posed for a new charity photoshoot to raise awareness of the MAKE TRADE FAIR campaign. The singer joins...

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Michaels Reunited With Guitar

29th November 2004 17:02

LATEST: Former POISON frontman BRET MICHAELS is relieved after he was re-united with his beloved HOLDEN guitar, a week after the instrument went...

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Manson Slams Religion At University

29th November 2004 17:02

Shock rocker MARILYN MANSON tore into organised religion during his lecture at an American university last Monday (22NOV04). The TAINTED LOVE...

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Usher Breaks Campbell Silence

29th November 2004 17:02

R+B heart-throb USHER has spoken of his love for new girlfriend NAOMI CAMPBELL, likening their charged first meeting to "a lightning bolt". The...

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Al Green Files Cease-and-desist Order Against Gest

29th November 2004 17:02

AL GREEN has filed a cease-and-desist order against his former producer DAVID GEST - because Gest used his name to promote a Memphis,Tennessee,...

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Knowles Mum 'Feuds With Hilfiger'

29th November 2004 17:02

BEYONCE KNOWLES is allegedly caught in a bitter feud between her stylist mother TINA and fashion mogul TOMMY HILFIGER - the R+B beauty must...

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Bollywood Star + Son Land Incredibles Roles

29th November 2004 21:31

Bollywood star SHAHRUKH KHAN and his seven-year-old son ARYAN will voice the father and son lead roles in the Hindi version of hit animated movie...

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Babydol Lands Men's Magazine Column

29th November 2004 21:31

Former Hollywood Madam JODY 'BABYDOL' GIBSON has signed up to pen a column for American men's magazine MAXIM. Gibson, who is now a successful...

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Dicaprio + Day Lewis' Daily Fights

29th November 2004 21:31

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO and DANIEL DAY LEWIS prepared for tense scenes together in MARTIN SCORSESE's GANGS OF NEW YORK by fighting on set. The actors...

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Branson's Show Continues To Bomb

29th November 2004 21:31

LATEST: VIRGIN boss SIR RICHARD BRANSON's new reality TV contest, THE REBEL BILLIONAIRE, is proving to be a big flop in America. The show, in...

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Dicaprio To Tackle Bear Man's Story

29th November 2004 21:31

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO is making a movie about late bear-tamer TIMOTHY TREADWELL. The TITANIC star befriended Treadwell before he and his partner...

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Lohan's 'Young Mom' Dreams

29th November 2004 21:31

Teen queen LINDSAY LOHAN gushed about her love for WILMER VALDERRAMA and her plans to become a young mother in a magazine interview, only days...

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Jason Biggs Pokes Fun At Julia's Kids

29th November 2004 21:31

AMERICAN PIE star JASON BIGGS has poked fun at JULIA ROBERTS for giving her baby twins "cats' names". The movie star is tired of his peers...

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Arnie's Presidential Hopes Stalled

29th November 2004 21:31

Three million Americans are opposed to the idea of California state leader ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER getting the chance to become President of...

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Von Trapp Family Return With Xmas Album

29th November 2004 21:31

The family which inspired THE SOUND OF MUSIC is back after a 40-year break with a new Christmas album. The American grandchildren of the VON...

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Hendrix Wins Best Cover Of All Time Title

29th November 2004 21:31

Music legend JIMI HENDRIX's version of BOB DYLAN's hit ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER has been named the best ever song cover. Music critics at...

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Minogue's Teapot Ritual

29th November 2004 21:31

Pop babe KYLIE MINOGUE always carries a teapot with her so she can conduct a bizarre morning ritual. The LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT singer, 36, admits...

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Earth, Wind + Fire Musical Planned

29th November 2004 21:31

Disco supergroup EARTH, WIND + FIRE are set to become the latest act to have their hits immortalised in a new stage musical. The BOOGIE WONDERLAND...

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Avril Phones In Future Hits

29th November 2004 21:31

AVRIL LAVIGNE is already halfway through the process of recording her next album - even though she has been on tour for months and hasn't set foot...

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Duff Slams Lohan Song Rumours

29th November 2004 21:31

LATEST: Teen singer and actress HILARY DUFF has rubbished reports she's hit out at LINDSAY LOHAN in a song on her latest album. It was widely...

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Minogue's New Lover

29th November 2004 21:31

Australian singer DANNII MINOGUE is reportedly dating UK model BENJAMIN HART - just four weeks after dumping ex-boyfriend JEREMY GARAMOND. ...

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Beyonce Put Off Babies

29th November 2004 21:31

R+B beauty BEYONCE KNOWLES is terrified about becoming a mother after witnessing the birth of her little sister SOLANGE's baby. The CRAZY IN...

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