4th August 2003

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Dustin Hoffman's Views On Perfectionism

Veteran actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN only knows one way to work - as a perfectionist. The legendary MIDNIGHT COWBOY star attributes his method acting...

4th August 2003 2:36



Peter Krause Awed By Son

SIX FEET UNDER star PETER KRAUSE praises his young son for being a calming influence on his otherwise hectic life. Krause plays undertaker NATE...

4th August 2003 2:36



Watts' Smoking Woes

Working on new movie 21 GRAMS has prompted THE RING star NAOMI WATTS to develop a nasty smoking habit. The actress has never been a big smoker...

4th August 2003 2:36



Barr's Doughnut Dilemma

TV star ROSEANNE BARR has found a way of satisfying her craving for doughnuts and keeping her weight down by only taking one bite out of every...

4th August 2003 2:36



Curtis Forced To Get Perfect Again

Movie star-turned-children's author JAMIE LEE CURTIS had a pleasant surprise recently when her daughter ANNIE and a bunch of teenage pals insisted...

4th August 2003 2:36



Murphy Scared The Neighbours

Deep-voiced movie star BRITTANY MURPHY's parents begged her to shut up as a child - because she scared family friends and relatives. The JUST...

4th August 2003 2:36



Farrell's Car Trouble

Irish movie hunk COLIN FARRELL has lost the will to drive after he was stripped of his license six years ago - when he was caught sitting in his...

4th August 2003 2:36



Jamie Lee Curtis Delighted With Result Of Unflattering Photos

TRUE LIES star JAMIE LEE CURTIS claims the semi-naked photo of her which she released last year (02) has boosted her self-confidence no end. The...

4th August 2003 2:36



Lopez And Former Lover Top Best Dressed Lists

JENNIFER LOPEZ and her one-time Mexican lover EDUARDO VERASTEGUI (corr) have topped leading Spanish-language magazine PEOPLE ESPANOL's coveted...

4th August 2003 2:36



Beckham Too Famous In Japan

Soccer hunk DAVID BECKHAM was urged to stay inside while his team-mates partied in Japan yesterday (03AUG03) - because he is too famous to go out...

4th August 2003 2:36



Affleck's Raunchy Stripper Show Rubbished

The stripper who reportedly danced for BEN AFFLECK has slammed claims the actor made physical contact with her - insisting the Vancouver, Canada,...

4th August 2003 2:36



Lopez And Affleck Film Flops

The critically panned movie that brought JENNIFER LOPEZ and BEN AFFLECK together has become one of the biggest opening weekend flops at the...

4th August 2003 2:36



Hawkes' Embarrassing Miming Mishap

Singer CHESNEY HAWKES' bid to resurrect his pop career took an embarrassing turn at a recent gig in front of thousands of fans - when the CD he was...

4th August 2003 2:36



Arlo Quit Drugs To Help His Kids

Becoming a father prompted folk rock legend ARLO GUTHRIE to quit taking drugs - because he was paranoid he wouldn't be alert enough if one of his...

4th August 2003 2:36



Richards Takes Back Seat

Hellraising ROLLING STONES guitarist KEITH RICHARDS has been forced by his wife to quit driving - because he refuses to give up his passion for...

4th August 2003 2:36



Blige Loves Herself

R+B sensation MARY J BLIGE has made a life changing move for the better - after learning to love herself. The singer is famous for penning...

4th August 2003 2:36



Tyler: 'Drugs Help Self-discovery'

Veteran AEROSMITH rocker STEVEN TYLER has hailed the impact drugs can have on discovering "another side of yourself" - but insists they ultimately...

4th August 2003 2:36



Jack Osbourne Lands Tv Contract

OZZY OSBOURNE's troubled son JACK is poised to put his recent drug problems firmly behind him now he's bagged a contract with British TV station...

4th August 2003 2:36



Justin Timberlake Joins Support Band For Super Show

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE thrilled fans at a small club in Toronto, Canada, when he joined his support band on stage for an impromptu performance. ...

4th August 2003 2:36



Williams Hands Take That Rival Money

Pop superstar ROBBIE WILLIAMS is earning his elusive TAKE THAT rival GARY BARLOW large sums of money - by covering a track his former friend wrote...

4th August 2003 2:36



Timberlake Named Top Hunk

Singing sensation JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has ousted soccer ace DAVID BECKHAM as the world's sexiest man, according to a poll by British magazine...

4th August 2003 2:36



Kobe Steals The Show At Teen Choice Awards

Troubled basketball ace KOBE BRYANT and his wife VANESSA made their first public appearance since the LOS ANGELES LAKERS star confessed to having...

4th August 2003 9:13



Sex And The City Star Evan Handler To Wed

SEX AND THE CITY star EVAN HANDLER has rewarded Italian girlfriend ELISA ATTI for allowing him to participate in steamy love scenes - by asking her...

4th August 2003 9:13



Melanie Griffith Wows Chicago Bosses With Sexy Audition Gear

MELANIE GRIFFITH won over producers of hit Broadway, New York, musical CHICAGO by wearing fishnet stockings and lingerie to her audition. The...

4th August 2003 9:13



I Had To Be Drugged To Live With Tom: Roseanne

Funnywoman ROSEANNE BARR's marriage to TOM ARNOLD became so turbulent she had to be drugged to stay with him. The comedienne tells America's...

4th August 2003 9:13



Duvall Keen To Work With Old Flatmates Dustin + Gene

Movie veteran ROBERT DUVALL is attempting to recruit his former flatmates GENE HACKMAN and DUSTIN HOFFMAN to star in a new movie together. THE...

4th August 2003 9:13



Halle And Marilyn Are Colin Farrell's Crushes

COLIN FARRELL has only really loved three women in his life - his first girlfriend EVA BIRTHISTLE, MARILYN MONROE and HALLE BERRY. The Irish...

4th August 2003 9:13



Brittany Wowed By Graceful Winona

JUST MARRIED star BRITTANY MURPHY has paid tribute to pal WINONA RYDER for handling her 2002 legal problems with poise and grace. Ryder was...

4th August 2003 9:13



Trintignant Died Of Repeated Blows

LATEST: An autopsy on tragic French actress MARIE TRINTIGNANT has ruled she died of repeated blows to the head. The 41-year-old died on Friday...

4th August 2003 9:13



Demi Moore Returns To Hollywood

DEMI MOORE has signalled her intent to become a big Hollywood player again by buying a new home in Beverly Hills, California. The 40-year-old...

4th August 2003 9:13



Friends' Joey And Rachel Won't Work Out: Le Blanc

FRIENDS star MATT LeBLANC's new spin-off series JOEY was intended to follow his character's ongoing love affair with RACHEL GREEN - but the hunky...

4th August 2003 9:13



Mike Tyson Files For Bankruptcy

Boxing legend MIKE TYSON has filed for bankruptcy - in order to untangle his complicated finances. The troubled sportsman is thought to have...

4th August 2003 9:13



Mcferrin's Dad Honoured For Opera Achievements

DON'T WORRY, BE HAPPY singer BOBBY McFERRIN's operatic father ROBERT McFERRIN has become the first black man to receive the METROPOLITAN OPERA in...

4th August 2003 9:13



Nugent Wants A Gun Debate

Rocker TED NUGENT has challenged Illinois Governor ROD BLAGOJEVICH (corr) to a live debate about the state's gun laws. The CAT SCRATCH FEVER...

4th August 2003 9:13



Q-tip Upset Over Quest Hits Album But Reunion Is On

Rapper Q-TIP has confirmed hip-hop pioneers A TRIBE CALLED QUEST have reformed and are working on their first studio album for five years. The...

4th August 2003 9:13



Soul Stars Team Up For Elephant

Soul legends JAMES BROWN and PATTI LABELLE are teaming up to perform at a benefit concert for a wooden elephant. The singers have jumped to aid...

4th August 2003 9:13



Thalia Gets Busy With Sexy Cheap Clothes

Latina pop superstar THALIA SODI is following her heroine JENNIFER LOPEZ's example by using her name to launch a line of sexy clothes and...

4th August 2003 9:13



Kym Marsh Reunites With Husband

LATEST: Former HEAR'SAY singer KYM MARSH has ended her trial separation from husband JACK RYDER - after a week of living apart. The CRY beauty...

4th August 2003 9:13



Stars Come Out For Barry White Honour

JERMAINE JACKSON, TYRESE and ISAAC HAYES were among the stars paying tribute to late soul legend BARRY WHITE in Los Angeles on Saturday (02AUG03),...

4th August 2003 9:13



Kylie's Sexy Fight Back

LATEST: Singer KYLIE MINOGUE showed lover OLIVIER MARTINEZ what he's missing on the French Riviera yesterday (03AUG03) - by frolicking in the waves...

4th August 2003 9:13



Heather Graham - Closet Voyeur

THE GURU beauty HEATHER GRAHAM spends many naughty hours sitting by her window spying on her naked neighbours. The pretty actress, who stripped...

4th August 2003 14:19



Colin Farrell's Little Problem

Hell-raising Hollywood hunk COLIN FARRELL has quipped that he is under-equipped in the trouser department. The Irish PHONE BOOTH star, who was...

4th August 2003 14:19



Organised Pfeiffer Loved Animated Chaos

MICHELLE PFEIFFER loved playing the Goddess of Chaos in new animated movie SINBAD: LEGEND OF THE SEVEN SEAS - because she's so organised in real...

4th August 2003 14:19



Barrymore Changes English Language

CHARLIE'S ANGELS star DREW BARRYMORE has been credited with her most unlikely achievement yet - changing the English language. America's...

4th August 2003 14:19



Jim Carrey Lets It All Hang Out

Rubber-faced comic JIM CARREY horrified crowds at the TEEN CHOICE AWARDS in Los Angeles awards on Saturday (02AUG03) when he arrived with his face...

4th August 2003 14:19



Joseph Fiennes Disappointed Ex-lover

British actor JOSEPH FIENNES has been branded a sexual disappointment by ex-love singer TEREZZ LEE. The SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE star dated the...

4th August 2003 14:19



Madonna Inspired By Demi Moore

Pop queen MADONNA has taken career tips from semi-retired actress DEMI MOORE - having been bowled over by her cameo role in CHARLIE'S ANGELS: FULL...

4th August 2003 14:19



Kate Moss' Christening Joy

Supermodel KATE MOSS and boyfriend JEFFERSON HACK enjoyed a star-studded christening in the sunshine yesterday (3AUG03) for daughter LILA GRACE. ...

4th August 2003 14:19



National Enquirer Challenges Affleck To A Lie Detector Test

LATEST: American tabloid THE NATIONAL ENQUIRER has demanded Hollywood superstar BEN AFFLECK take a lie detector test - after he denied enjoying a...

4th August 2003 14:19



Mtv Brings Trl To The Britain

Music channel MTV are bringing phenomenally successful show TOTAL REQUEST LIVE (TRL) to their British audiences. The American version of the...

4th August 2003 14:19



Lisa Maffia Beach Gig Turns Into A Drunken Riot

SO SOLID CREW star LISA MAFFIA was forced to flee for safety after a beach concert spiralled out of control yesterday (3AUG03). The ALL OVER...

4th August 2003 14:19



Simmons Confusion

GENE SIMMONS and JEAN SIMMONS keep getting confused with each other - despite the fact one is a classic Hollywood actress and the other is a...

4th August 2003 14:19



Craig David's Porn Delight

British R+B singer CRAIG DAVID has outed himself as a fan of pornographic movies - because they help him "chill" on lonely nights on tour. The...

4th August 2003 14:19



Evanescence's Amy Lets Fans Look After Her

EVANESCENCE frontwoman AMY LEE has no time for male fans who harass her - so lets the "cool fans take care of them" on her behalf. The ethereal...

4th August 2003 14:19



Adam Ant: Mistaken Identity

Fallen pop star ADAM ANT's mother was so convinced by an actor playing her son that she believed it really was him. The mistaken mother watched...

4th August 2003 14:19



Robbie And Mark Are Back For Good

ROBBIE WILLIAMS fans were treated to a surprise reunion performance at the star's KNEBWORTH, England show last night (3AUG03) - former TAKE THAT...

4th August 2003 14:19



Simon Cowell: I'm The Pop Idol Winner

AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL is keeping tight-lipped about how much money the series will make him - only confirming it will be more than any...

4th August 2003 14:19



Robbie Williams: Happy At Last

Pop superstar ROBBIE WILLIAMS stood up on stage last night (3AUG03) and counted his blessings in front of an audience of 125,000 fans. The SHE'S...

4th August 2003 14:19



Simon Cowell: I Hate Hypocritical Lady Loving Celebrities

AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL is proud of his womanising reputation - because he hates celebrities who deny they sleep around. Cowell, 42,...

4th August 2003 14:19



Dido's Soccer Dream

Singing sensation DIDO is so blasé about meeting celebrities the only people who impress her these days are soccer players. The HERE WITH ME...

4th August 2003 14:19



Ricky Martin: I Want To Die On Stage

Latino singer RICKY MARTIN has declared his ultimate desire - to die on stage. The LIVIN' LA VIDA LOCA hunk is adamant he is nowhere near to...

4th August 2003 14:19



Rachel Stevens - Not Just A Pretty Face

Sexy star RACHEL STEVENS has been named as the new face of PRETTY POLLY tights - despite her diminutive height. Former S CLUB singer Rachel...

4th August 2003 14:19



Robbie Williams' Knebworth Gigs: A Disaster Waiting To Happen

ROBBIE WILLIAMS's fans were left fearing for their lives at his KNEBWORTH gig last night (3AUG03) after reported crushing at the venue. Robbie's...

4th August 2003 14:19



What The Presidents Watched

The secrets of America's Presidents and their movie loves are to be revealed in a new documentary after filmmakers tracked down the reclusive...

4th August 2003 17:46



Glenn Sets Out To Defend Blasted War Film

SILENCE OF THE LAMBS star SCOTT GLENN is fighting to save his controversial war comedy BUFFALO SOLDIERS from obscurity. The MIRAMAX movie about...

4th August 2003 17:46



Bob Hope Honoured At Memorial Service

Deceased comedian BOB HOPE was honoured yesterday (3AUG03) by 800 mourners at service held at the Washington, America church where he donated a...

4th August 2003 17:46



Brittany's Mum Taught Her Valuable 'Poor' Lessons

Actress BRITTANY MURPHY owes her success to a devoted mother who never let their poverty-stricken background wreck her daughter's dreams. ...

4th August 2003 17:46



Producer Riles Degeneres

Lesbian comedienne ELLEN DeGENERES is furious at NBC TV bosses for hiring a man who inadvertently led to a homosexual killing to produce her new...

4th August 2003 17:46



Jamie Lee's A Better Mum Thanks To Alcoholic Past

Movie star JAMIE LEE CURTIS is convinced her teenage daughter ANNIE will steer clear of booze - after seeing her mother's struggles with alcohol. ...

4th August 2003 17:46



Paris Hilton Too Busy For Ashton Kutcher

Hotel heiress PARIS HILTON turned down an opportunity to star in ASHTON KUTCHER's hit programme THAT '70s SHOW - because she needed to "recuperate"...

4th August 2003 17:46



Joaquin Phoenix: Buffalo Soldiers Is A Cynical War Film

JOAQUIN PHOENIX is annoyed at criticism that his new film BUFFALO SOLDIERS attacks the American army - because its about humanity as a whole. ...

4th August 2003 17:46



Leblanc Insists There Will Be No Post-friends Curse

FRIENDS star MATT LeBLANC is confident he'll avoid a possible 'spin-off curse' - because he's not trying to create a new character in his show...

4th August 2003 17:46



Kevin Smith Confident For Ben And Jen Success

JERSEY GIRL director KEVIN SMITH is convinced the appalling reviews for JENNIFER LOPEZ and BEN AFFLECK's new film GIGLI won't affect box office...

4th August 2003 17:46



Colin Farrell: I Barely Knew Britney

Hollywood hunk COLIN FARRELL has denied romancing BRITNEY SPEARS - insisting he had no idea he'd cause a "media frenzy" after being pictured with...

4th August 2003 17:46



Kim Cattrall Dating Bruce Willis

SEX AND THE CITY babe KIM CATTRALL has landed herself a Hollywood hunk - she's started dating BRUCE WILLIS. The blonde actress, 46, split from...

4th August 2003 17:46



Five Women Give Birth At Robbie Williams Gig

Five pregnant women went into labour during ROBBIE WILLIAMS's concert at Knebworth, England on Friday night (1AUG03). Four of the women were...

4th August 2003 17:46



Brittany Goes Pop With Poetry

Actress BRITTANY MURPHY is the latest Hollywood star planning a musical career - so she can turn her poems into pop songs. The 25-year-old star...

4th August 2003 17:46



Claustrophobic Kelly Rowland

Flame-haired singer KELLY ROWLAND is a closet claustrophobic. The DILEMMA star is so frightened of being in small places, even being in a...

4th August 2003 17:46



Mandy Moore Lives Life On The Edge

Saintly singer MANDY MOORE wants it to be known she is a wild child at heart. The pop princess-turned-actress loves to be a rebel behind the...

4th August 2003 17:46



Craig David: I'm Crazy About Trainers

Clean-living R+B singer CRAIG DAVID has his own secret addiction demons - he just can't stop buying trainers. The SPANISH singer loves the...

4th August 2003 17:46



A Mystery Man For Kelly Rowland?

R+B songbird KELLY ROWLAND has hinted there's mystery man in her life - which is why she loves spending time in Miami. When asked about her...

4th August 2003 17:46



Mary J Blige: Happy To Wait For Sex

Religious R+B sensation MARY J BLIGE is making her fiance KENDU ISAACS wait until they're married before making love to him. The NO MORE DRAMA...

4th August 2003 17:46



Writer King Blasts Celine In Pop Culture Column

Horror writer STEPHEN KING has been using his new weekly column in top American showbiz magazine ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY to attack singer CELINE...

4th August 2003 17:46



Melanie Griffith Makes Men Work For Her

WORKING GIRL star MELANIE GRIFFITH caused chaos when handymen were called in to prise her dressing room window open - so she could smoke a...

4th August 2003 21:20



Naomi's House Hunting Switches To New York

Aussie actress NAOMI WATTS is house hunting in New York after giving up on her dreams of living in Los Angeles. THE RING star has become her...

4th August 2003 21:20



Leno To Get Queer Eye Makeover

American comedian JAY LENO will undergo an image makeover - compliments of five gay men on a reality TV show. Leno, his band on his chat fest...

4th August 2003 21:20



Juliette Lewis Takes Up Law

Sexy actress JULIETTE LEWIS is poised to take on a legal role in her new film - where she will play the lawyer of an Afghan refugee in America. ...

4th August 2003 21:20



Travolta Teams Up With Family For Family Flicks

Hollywood actor JOHN TRAVOLTA is so fed up with the lack of family movies available, he's set up his own production company to correct the...

4th August 2003 21:20



Colin Farrell: I'll Go Out With Anyone

Irish hunk COLIN FARRELL refuses to limit his dating opportunities to just glamorous celebrities - and insists he'd romance a "pipe cleaner" if she...

4th August 2003 21:20



Sean Connery Lets Embers Burn Out

JAMES BOND legend SIR SEAN CONNERY has pulled out of independent movie EMBERS. The Scottish star's departure has left director MILOS FORMAN on a...

4th August 2003 21:20



Stalin Plotted To Kill John Wayne, According To New Book

Soviet dictator JOSEPH STALIN hated the films of JOHN WAYNE so much he plotted to have him murdered, according to a new biography. British...

4th August 2003 21:20



Aniston Was Too Ambitious For Donovan

FRIENDS star JENNIFER ANISTON was too high-maintenance and ambitious for her ex-fiance TATE DONOVAN. Donovan dated the actress, who is now...

4th August 2003 21:20



Kelly Rowland's Chicken Dilemma

DESTINY'S CHILD beauty KELLY ROWLAND is a huge fan of chicken dishes - but loves them most when cooked by her mum. Although the DILEMMA star...

4th August 2003 21:20



Sugababe Heidi Tempted By Solo Deal

SUGABABES singer HEIDI RANGE is being urged by a major record label to take them up on a tantalising solo offer - and bosses claim they can turn...

4th August 2003 21:20



Ice T Moves Into The Drinks Market

Rapper ICE T is launching his own brand of malt liquor this month (AUG03) - much to the objection of many of his hip-hop contemporaries. Several...

4th August 2003 21:20



Christian Dior Sales To Benefit Aaliyah Memorial Fund

Late singer AALIYAH is being remembered by the CHRISTIAN DIOR COUTURE fashion line. In honour of the R+B beauty, the prestigious company is...

4th August 2003 21:20



Rachel Hunter: 'I Am More Dignified Than Rod And Penny'

ROD STEWART's estranged wife RACHEL HUNTER insists she handled herself with "dignity and grace" when the rocker and his sexy lover PENNY LANCASTER...

4th August 2003 21:20



Former Motley Crue Singer Faces Assault Charge

Former MOTLEY CRUE singer VINCE NEIL has been charged with misdemeanour battery for allegedly attacking a prostitute at a brothel last month...

4th August 2003 21:20



Eminem Wants Ex-schoolmate Suit Dismissed

Rapper EMINEM has asked a judge to dismiss a $1 million (GBP625,000) lawsuit which a former schoolmate filed against him. The OSCAR-winning...

4th August 2003 21:20



Spears Slams Timberlake

Pop beauty BRITNEY SPEARS has lashed out at her ex-boyfriend JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE for gossiping about their break-up. The BOY singer, 21, shocked...

4th August 2003 21:20


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