Music, Movie and Entertainment News 31st January 2005

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Jackson Releases 'Fair Trial' Video

31st January 2005 2:33

MICHAEL JACKSON has released a video to American TV news networks protesting his innocence on the eve of jury selection for his upcoming child...

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De Niro Scares Up A Box Office Champ

31st January 2005 2:33

ROBERT DE NIRO and DAKOTA FANNING's new horror movie HIDE + SEEK scared up $22 million (GBP11.6 million) at the US box office in its first weekend...

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Messing's Allergies Mess Up Movie

31st January 2005 2:33

Actress DEBRA MESSING's allergies shut down production on new movie THE WEDDING DATE for five hours when she was overcome by floral smells on the...

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Aniston Craves Privacy

31st January 2005 2:33

Actress JENNIFER ANISTON is often so desperate to avoid the frenzied attention she attracts in public, she refuses to step out of her home. The...

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Forty Shades Of Blue Wins Big Prize At Sundance

31st January 2005 2:33

RIP TORN movie FORTY SHADES OF BLUE was the big winner at this year's (05) SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL as the annual independent exhibition wrapped up...

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Eastwood Becomes Oscars Favourite After Dga Win

31st January 2005 2:33

CLINT EASTWOOD has become the odds-on favourite to claim the Best Director OSCAR next month (FEB05) after beating rival MARTIN SCORSESE again at...

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Keys Needs A Manly Man

31st January 2005 2:33

R+B beauty ALICIA KEYS cites PRINCE as one of her idols because he's "not afraid of his masculinity" - but warns potential suitors she'll never...

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Mandela Appearance Boosts Arctic Charity Show

31st January 2005 2:33

Stars are queuing up to join the bill for an upcoming NELSON MANDELA AIDS charity concert in Norway after learning the former South African leader...

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Janet's Wardrobe Malfunction Exposed In Budweiser Ad

31st January 2005 2:33

Beer giants BUDWEISER will be poking fun at JANET JACKSON's SUPER BOWL 2004 breast-baring blunder in its upcoming commercial campaign. In the...

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Minogue Too Forgetful For Memoirs

31st January 2005 2:33

KYLIE MINOGUE will never write an autobiography because she's forgotten so many details about her life. The SPINNING AROUND beauty admits...

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Polka King Sues For Spider-man Cash

31st January 2005 2:33

Polka veteran BERNIE GOYDISH is suing bosses at SONY PICTURES after they used his 1974 composition SUICIDE POLKA without permission in SPIDER-MAN...

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Moss Threatens Doherty After Drug Controversy

31st January 2005 2:33

Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY has been warned by his model girlfriend KATE MOSS to quit hard drugs or face losing her. Catwalk beauty Moss is...

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Swank Studies People On The Subway

31st January 2005 2:33

OSCAR winning actress HILARY SWANK always travels on the New York subway, because she deems mixing with ordinary members of the public a vital...

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Kiefer Hopes For A Grandson

31st January 2005 2:33

KIEFER SUTHERLAND is praying his adopted daughter MICHELLE KATH gives birth to a son next month (FEB05) because he's sick of being surrounded by...

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Reid's Boob Embarrassment Featured In Hustler

31st January 2005 9:38

Actress TARA REID's embarrassing boob-baring incident has made it into sleazy men's magazine HUSTLER even though she begged photographers to delete...

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Kiefer's Daughter Breaks Dad's 24 Rule

31st January 2005 9:38

KIEFER SUTHERLAND's teenage daughter has been banned from being a production assistant on her dad's hit show 24 after she messed up a tense scene...

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Jacques Villeret Dies

31st January 2005 9:38

French comic actor JACQUES VILLERET died on Friday (28JAN05) following a haemorrhage. He was 53. The short, rotund star, was best known for his...

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The Incredibles Triumphs At Annie Awards

31st January 2005 9:38

Superhero comedy THE INCREDIBLES swept the board at last night's (30JAN05) 32nd ANNIE AWARDS, picking up top gongs for Best Animated Feature, Best...

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Bardem Responds To Broken Nose Lawsuit

31st January 2005 9:38

LATEST: Spanish actor JAVIER BARDEM has slammed ex-model JILL MARSHALL's lawsuit against him, claiming the beauty's nose was broken through "her...

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Minogue Can't Explain Gay Status

31st January 2005 9:38

Pop babe KYLIE MINOGUE has rejected claims her gay icon status is the result of record company marketing campaigns. The SLOW singer has acquired...

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Queen Triumph In Number Ones Poll

31st January 2005 9:38

Classic QUEEN tune BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY has been crowned Britain's greatest number one single ever in a new poll. The song beat out offerings by...

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Minnelli Serenades Hospital Patients

31st January 2005 9:38

Singing veteran LIZA MINNELLI wowed fellow patients at a New York state hospital recently when she launched into an impromptu performance of her...

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Macgowan To Buy New Teeth

31st January 2005 9:38

Hellraiser SHANE MacGOWAN is so sick of being famous for his toothless mouth, he's undergoing surgery to convert his gum-revealing smile into a...

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Manics Mourn Missing Edwards

31st January 2005 9:38

The MANIC STREET PREACHERS will hold a private vigil tomorrow (01FEB05) to pay homage to their guitarist RICHEY EDWARDS, who went missing exactly...

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Daltrey Slams Government In Child Porn Blast

31st January 2005 9:38

THE WHO star ROGER DALTREY has blasted the British government for failing to employ simple solutions to stamp out internet child pornography. ...

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Martin's Mafia Links Exposed

31st January 2005 9:38

Late crooner DEAN MARTIN was involved with the mafia and often performed for America's most notorious mob bosses, according to a new biography...

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Mullan Admits To Panic Attacks Like Swimmer Character

31st January 2005 9:38

Scottish actor PETER MULLAN agreed to play a cross-Channel swimmer in hit new movie ON A CLEAR DAY because he could identify with his character's...

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Moreno's Shock At Oscar Nod

31st January 2005 9:38

Film newcomer CATALINA SANDINO MORENO is still in shock following her Best Actress OSCAR nomination for MARIA FULL OF GRACE - because she thought...

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Portman's Degree Assists Movie Career

31st January 2005 9:38

NATALIE PORTMAN credits her psychology university degree with enabling her to fully understand the movie characters she signs up to play. The...

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Amityville Horror Family At War

31st January 2005 9:38

The son of the family terrorised in the real Amityville horror house is taking his estranged father to court in a bid to end taunting he has had to...

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Ferguson Rejected Royal Suitor

31st January 2005 13:59

THREE DEGREES star SHEILA FERGUSON has finally scotched persistent rumours she was romantically involved with British Royal PRINCE CHARLES when he...

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Lost Osbourne In Bid For Fame

31st January 2005 13:59

OZZY and SHARON OSBOURNE's eldest child AIMEE is making a bid for singing stardom - despite turning down the chance to appear on the reality TV...

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Richie Pens Aids Tune

31st January 2005 13:59

Soul singer LIONEL RICHIE is writing a song about AIDS, to be debuted at the final of Indian talent TV show INDIAN IDOL next month (FEB05). The...

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Phil Spector: Obsessed With Guns For 30 Years

31st January 2005 13:59

Legendary music producer PHIL SPECTOR has been "obsessed" with guns for more than 30 years, claims the star's former roadie. In his new book...

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Odb Mother And Manager Sue For Exploitation

31st January 2005 13:59

Late rapper OL' DIRTY BASTARD's mother CHERRY JONES is suing production company AGU ENTERTAINMENT, for allegedly exploiting her dead son. The...

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Masterson Mad At Name Misunderstanding

31st January 2005 13:59

Actress MARY STUART MASTERSON is frustrated with being constantly confused with like-named actresses. The 38-year-old star - who migrated to...

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Knightley's Shoe Obsession

31st January 2005 13:59

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star KEIRA KNIGHTLEY is fascinated with buying shoes - even if she can't wear them. The 19-year-old British beauty...

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Stiller Has Beaten His Issues

31st January 2005 13:59

Hollywood funnyman BEN STILLER has overcome most of the issues that prompted his concerned parents to put him through extensive therapy as a...

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Beckham Tops Annoying Poll

31st January 2005 13:59

Soccer superstar DAVID BECKHAM has been voted one of Britain's most irritating celebrities. The poll - complied by film-makers COLUMBIA TRISTAR...

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Byrne Holds Breathe For Jekyll And Hyde Role

31st January 2005 13:59

GABRIEL BYRNE's dream to bring an adaptation of DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE to the big screen is in financial crisis - 11 years after the Irish actor...

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French Reclaim Reality Tv

31st January 2005 13:59

French television channels have been ordered to translate the titles of globally franchised reality TV shows into their native language to stop the...

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Anti-abortion Protests Slam Oscar Hopeful

31st January 2005 13:59

MIKE LEIGH's award-winning drama VERA DRAKE has been hit by protests from anti-abortion groups. The independent film, about backstreet abortion...

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Olsen Twins Takeover Business

31st January 2005 13:59

ASHLEY and MARY-KATE OLSEN have taken complete control of their business empire by buying out the lawyer who made it all possible. ROBERT THORNE...

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The Sea Inside Sweeps Spanish Film Awards

31st January 2005 13:59

Euthanasia drama THE SEA INSIDE (MAR ADENTRO) won a staggering 14 trophies at Spain's annual GOYA AWARDS last night (30JAN05). ALEJANDRO...

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Bono Wants Snow Patrol For Tour

31st January 2005 13:59

U2 frontman BONO is desperate to secure Scottish band SNOW PATROL as the support act for the Irish supergroup's forthcoming VERTIGO tour. The...

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Mae's Cosseted Childhood

31st January 2005 13:59

Classical musician VANESSA MAE found fame and fortune at such an early age, she grew up with no concept of the value of money. In retrospect the...

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Spears Tops Selfish Signer Poll

31st January 2005 13:59

Pop superstar BRITNEY SPEARS has been labelled the worst autograph-giver by fans. The annual survey - complied by AUTOGRAPH COLLECTOR magazine -...

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Presley Tops British Chart Again

31st January 2005 13:59

Late rock legend ELVIS PRESLEY topped the British singles chart for the third time in January (05) yesterday (30JAN05). The King of rock 'n'...

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Rodman Settles Music Dispute

31st January 2005 17:34

Former basketball star DENNIS RODMAN has settled a dispute with the AMERICAN SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS, AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS (ASCAB) over unpaid...

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Hatcher Unlucky In Love

31st January 2005 17:34

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star TERI HATCHER has always struggled to find the perfect partner - because men use her for her fame. The sexy actress -...

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Washington In No Rush To Marry

31st January 2005 17:34

American actress KERRY WASHINGTON wants to wait before she marries actor fiance DAVID MOSCOW - but dreams of the day she will walk down the...

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Hilton Still Single

31st January 2005 17:34

Reality TV star PARIS HILTON has laughed off reports of her supposedly busy love life, insisting she has been single since splitting with...

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Hewitt Engaged To Soap Star

31st January 2005 17:34

Australian tennis star LLEYTON HEWITT sweetened his defeat in the AUSTRALIAN OPEN final by proposing to soap star girlfriend REBECCA CARTWRIGHT...

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Carson Tribute In Hometown

31st January 2005 17:34

Over a thousand people from late TV legend JOHNNY CARSON's Nebraskan hometown of Norfolk gathered to pay their respects to the former TONIGHT SHOW...

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De Niro's Hotel Rage

31st January 2005 17:34

ROBERT DE NIRO caused chaos at a special press event arranged to mark the 25th anniversary DVD release of RAGING BULL last week (27JAN05) - when he...

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Law's Ring Riddle

31st January 2005 17:34

Hollywood hunk JUDE LAW has prompted rumours he has married fiancee SIENNA MILLER in secret - after being spotted wearing a wedding ring. The...

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Putin Praises Coppola

31st January 2005 17:34

Russian President VLADIMIR PUTIN has praised FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA during a visit by the American director to Moscow to receive a prestigious film...

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Jolie: 'Stars Can Harm Charities'

31st January 2005 17:34

Hollywood beauty ANGELINA JOLIE has warned other charitable celebrities their efforts can sometimes do more harm than good. The TOMB RAIDER...

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Kings Of Leon Suffering From Vertigo

31st January 2005 17:34

American rockers KINGS OF LEON were stunned to be asked by rock legend BONO to support U2 on the American leg of the upcoming VERTIGO world tour. ...

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Razorlight Cancel UK Tour

31st January 2005 17:34

LATEST: Rockers RAZORLIGHT have cancelled their entire UK tour, because frontman JOHNNY BORRELL Is suffering from a throat infection. Borrell...

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Islam Visits Tsunami Victims In Banda Aceh

31st January 2005 17:34

Singer/songwriter YUSUF ISLAM visited tsunami survivors at tent camps in Indonesia's stricken Banda Aceh province earlier today (31JAN05). The...

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Flea Engaged

31st January 2005 17:34

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS rocker FLEA has got engaged to his supermodel girlfriend FRANKIE RAYDER. The UNDER THE BRIDGE bassist proposed with a "fat...

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Lil' Kim Manager Pleads Guilty

31st January 2005 17:34

LIL' KIM's manager DAMON BUTLER has pleaded guilty to firing a handgun during a shootout in New York in 2001. The gun battle, which left one man...

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Geldof Bored With Africa

31st January 2005 17:34

SIR BOB GELDOF is bored with visiting Africa and being called upon to raise money whenever the troubled continent faces a crisis - he would much...

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U2 Star In Newspaper Court Battle

31st January 2005 17:34

U2 guitarist THE EDGE has taken an Irish newspaper to court after it reported details of an illness suffered by one of the rocker's relatives,...

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Copeland And Summers Hope Download Will Fuel Police Show

31st January 2005 21:24

STEWART COPELAND and ANDY SUMMERS are hoping a new live version of ROXANNE they've recorded with rockers INCUBUS will aid them in their bid to...

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Kelly Gets Out Of Chicago Again

31st January 2005 21:24

Troubled soul star R KELLY has been given the go-ahead to leave his native Chicago, Illinois, again for more live shows. The I BELIEVE I CAN FLY...

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Jury Selection Begins In Jackson Case

31st January 2005 21:24

MICHAEL JACKSON faced prospective jurors this morning (31JAN05) in the first official day of his child-molestation trial. Wearing white and...

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Sheridan Auditioned For Wrong Role

31st January 2005 21:24

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star NICOLETTE SHERIDAN originally auditioned for a different role in the hit TV series. The 41-year-old star - who plays...

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Arquette's Show Gets A Second Season

31st January 2005 21:24

Actress PATRICIA ARQUETTE is celebrating after TV bosses agreed to bring back her hit new series MEDIUM for a second season. The show, which is...

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Baywatch Star Weds

31st January 2005 21:24

LATEST: Former BAYWATCH HAWAII star ALICIA RICKTER wed baseball star MIKE PIAZZA at Miami's Catholic Church on Saturday (29JAN05). The...

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Hatcher: 'My Breasts Are Real'

31st January 2005 21:24

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star TERI HATCHER has once again slammed reports her breasts are fake in a bid to temper the increasing "hysteria" they're...

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Jolie Finds Charity Work More Rewarding Than Acting

31st January 2005 21:24

ANGELINA JOLIE always struggles to return to acting after fulfilling her other high profile role as a UNITED NATIONS (UN) Goodwill Ambassador. ...

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Senator Clinton Collapses

31st January 2005 21:24

New York Senator HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON fainted while giving a speech on Social Security this afternoon (31JAN05). The incident occurred at the...

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Cosby Reportedly Confesses To Sexual Encounter

31st January 2005 21:24

LATEST: BILL COSBY has reportedly confessed to police he did have consensual sex with the Canadian woman accusing the funnyman of drugging and...

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Mcfly Go To Hollywood

31st January 2005 21:24

British pop band McFLY are preparing for stardom in America after signing up to appear alongside teen star LINDSAY LOHAN in her new film JUST MY...

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Brandy's Brother Saved From Gang Violence

31st January 2005 21:24

Rapper RAY J has his R+B star sister BRANDY to thank for saving him from a life of crime and killing when he became a member of Los Angeles'...

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Abdul Eyes Career As A Sitcom Star

31st January 2005 21:24

Former pop pin-up PAULA ABDUL wants to embark on life as a sitcom star, after appearing with JULIA ROBERTS' brother ERIC in his show LESS THAN...

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Reunions Rule Coachella Festival

31st January 2005 21:24

NINE INCH NAILS, GANG OF FOUR, COCTEAU TWINS and BAUHAUS are among the reunited acts staging comebacks at the sixth COACHELLA VALLEY MUSIC + ARTS...

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Lopes' Final Studio Sessions With Brandy's Brother

31st January 2005 21:24

Late TLC star LISA 'LEFT EYE' LOPES was working on a secret project with BRANDY's brother RAY J before she died in a car crash in 2002. The...

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