9th January 2004

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Bale's Animal Activist Dad Dies

AMERICAN PSYCHO star CHRISTIAN BALE's renowned animal rights activist father DAVID has died of brain lymphoma. Bale, who was married to feminist...

9th January 2004 2:11



Tyra Banks Shocked By Catty Contestants

Catwalk beauty TYRA BANKS was shocked by the contestants in the second series of her hit reality TV show AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL - because they...

9th January 2004 2:11



Selleck Rejects Makeover For Eisenhower Role

Actor TOM SELLECK plans to do very little to alter his appearance when he plays DWIGHT D EISENHOWER - even though he looks nothing like the late...

9th January 2004 2:11



Heather Graham Latest Recruit In Arrested Development

AUSTIN POWERS star HEATHER GRAHAM has signed up to appear in PORTIA DE ROSSI's new critically-acclaimed comedy series ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT. The...

9th January 2004 2:11



Theron's Well-fed Dog

South African actress CHARLIZE THERON's dog ORSON is enjoying a pampered life in the Californian seaside town of Malibu - because all of neighbours...

9th January 2004 2:11



Kate Hudson's Board Game Binge

ALMOST FAMOUS star KATE HUDSON will have plenty to keep her occupied in between looking after her new baby son, after buying a collection of board...

9th January 2004 2:11



Morton Dating South Star

British movie star SAMANTHA MORTON is dating SOUTH rocker BRETT SHAW - after becoming one of his best friends first. The couple started dating...

9th January 2004 2:11



Davis Wants To Continue With Sex And The City

Actress KRISTIN DAVIS wants her massively successful TV show SEX AND THE CITY to continue - despite the fact the final episodes are now being...

9th January 2004 2:11



Paltrow Feeling Picked On

OSCAR-winning actress GWYNETH PALTROW believes her seemingly "perfect" life has prompted hordes of people to excitedly wait for her downfall. ...

9th January 2004 2:11



Single Blue Star Parties Hard

BLUE star ANTONY COSTA has enjoyed a partying binge this week (ends09JAN04) following his shock split with fiance LUCY BOLSTER. The ALL RISE...

9th January 2004 2:11



Moore Backs Out On Baldness Offer

Teen pop beauty MANDY MOORE was left stunned during a visit to ELLEN DeGENERES' chat show yesterday morning (08JAN04) - when the comedienne tried...

9th January 2004 2:11



Outkast Still On Top

Funky duo OUTKAST will not be budged from the top of the American charts - their singles HEY YA! and THE WAY YOU MOVE are still at numbers one and...

9th January 2004 2:11



Plant's Tennis Trouble

LED ZEPPELIN star ROBERT PLANT suffered the ultimate tennis humiliation when he took on PAT CASH just after the Aussie ace had won the coveted...

9th January 2004 2:11



Fuller Wants World Idol Winner

POP IDOL creator SIMON FULLER is eager to sign up the talents of KURT NILSEN, who was voted WORLD IDOL winner on New Years Day (01JAN04). The...

9th January 2004 2:11



Spears Postpones Single

BRITNEY SPEARS has been forced to postpone the release of her new single over fears her short-lived marriage at the weekend (03JAN04) will affect...

9th January 2004 2:11



Dido Dates Mystery Blonde

DIDO's supposed reconciliation with former fiance BOB PAGE appears to have collapsed - she's been spotted in Paris with a mystery man. The WHITE...

9th January 2004 2:11



Britney And Madonna Snubbed By Brits

The BRITS AWARDS have snubbed BRITNEY SPEARS and MADONNA by leaving them off their Best International Female short-list. The pair, who...

9th January 2004 2:11



Katina Quits Tatu To Go Solo

TATU star LENA KATINA will quit the controversial pop band this Spring (04) to go solo - but she hasn't told bandmate YULIA VOLKOVA yet. Katina,...

9th January 2004 2:11



Omarion Promises To Honour Commitments

B2K star OMARION has promised to fulfil the group's upcoming touring commitments even if he has to get up on the stage on his own. The group...

9th January 2004 9:29



Spiteri Slams Split Rumours

TEXAS frontwoman SHARLEEN SPITERI has rubbished claims she's close to splitting from boyfriend of eight years ASHLEY HEATH, insisting the couple...

9th January 2004 9:29



Britney Gets Naked In Toxic Video

BRITNEY SPEARS is set to dazzle fans in the video for her single TOXIC, she dances wearing nothing but carefully placed diamonds. The sexy...

9th January 2004 9:29



Shakira Sells Up

Latina pop princess SHAKIRA is abandoning America for a new life in Europe. The sexy UNDERNEATH YOUR CLOTHES singer is selling up her Miami...

9th January 2004 9:29



Britney's Kabbalah Concerns

BRITNEY SPEARS is worried that her Kabbalah string bracelet keeps falling off - something the pop princess believes is linked to her current...

9th January 2004 9:29



Theron's Rain-soaked Hawaii Trip

CHARLIZE THERON enjoyed an unforgettable New Year's Eve (03/04) - soaked in Hawaiian rainstorms as her friends and relatives battled the flu. ...

9th January 2004 9:29



Bourne Identity Tops 2003 Us Home Video Rentals

MATT DAMON's hit action thriller THE BOURNE IDENTITY was the top renting American home video of 2003, according to year-end figures issued...

9th January 2004 9:29



Richie's Rampage Explained

LIONEL RICHIE's wildchild daughter NICOLE has appeared on TV in America to clear her name, after viewers watched her pour bleach over a pool table...

9th January 2004 9:29



Tara Reid Thrilled With Her New Lover

TARA REID can't stop singing the praises of her new beau, coalmining heir WAYNE BOICH - he's the "best boyfriend" and "best lover" she's ever...

9th January 2004 9:29



Solomon Takes On Hiltons Again

LATEST: PARIS HILTON's ex-lover RICK SOLOMON has hit out at the hotel heiress and her family, accusing them of threatening his friends. The TV...

9th January 2004 9:29



Leeves Is A Mum Again

British FRASIER star JANE LEEVES is a mum again after giving birth just before Christmas (03). The 41-year-old actress and her husband MARSHALL...

9th January 2004 9:29



O' Donnell Plans Gay Cruise

American comedienne ROSIE O'DONNELL has announced her plans to organise a gay cruise to the Bahamas this summer (04). The trip - billed as "the...

9th January 2004 9:29



Norwegian Children Mourn Keiko

Hundreds of Norwegian children bid farewell to KEIKO the killer whale yesterday (08JAN04) by building a burial mound of stones over the FREE WILLY...

9th January 2004 9:29



Charlize In Tears

Actress CHARLIZE THERON broke down in tears during a TV interview in America last night (08JAN04) when she was asked about the night she watched...

9th January 2004 9:29



Grandmaster Flash Launching Record Label

Pioneering hip-hop DJ GRANDMASTER FLASH is launching his own record label. The Barbados-born MESSAGE rapper, 46, says his new label, called...

9th January 2004 9:29



B2k Star Hits Back At Accusing Bandmates

LATEST: B2K star OMARION has hit out at his former bandmate - insisting they haven't been conned out of money. The group announced their split...

9th January 2004 9:29



Casablancas Drops The Attitude

THE STROKES frontman JULIAN CASABLANCAS is determined not to get caught up in his own hype. The ROOM ON FIRE singer finds it depressing when...

9th January 2004 9:29



Aj Mclean Nabs Las Vegas Jewel Thief

BACKSTREET BOY AJ McLEAN leapt to the rescue on Monday evening (05JAN04), to help chase a jewel thief in a Las Vegas hotel's parking lot. The...

9th January 2004 9:29



Basement Jaxx Playing Glastonbury 2004

BASEMENT JAXX will star at this year's (04) GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL in Britain - and the dance duo are promising fans a spectacular performance. ...

9th January 2004 13:42



Webber Tops West End Poll Again

Composer ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has topped a list of the most important people in British theatre for the fourth successive year. Webber boasts an...

9th January 2004 13:42



Cheap Champagne Forced Darkness To Snub Nude Photoshoot

Rockers THE DARKNESS have revealed the real reason they refused a risque photoshoot with 15 naked models - the complimentary champagne wasn't good...

9th January 2004 13:42



Craig David's Love Boat

British pop star CRAIG DAVID has splashed out $850,000 (GBP500,000) on a spectacular 10-bedroom yacht in the south of France - in a bid to help him...

9th January 2004 13:42



Darkness Nominated Four Brits Or More?

British glam rockers THE DARKNESS are set to continue their swift ascent to the top, after being nominated in at least four categories at next...

9th January 2004 13:42



Memorial Delayed For Harrison

GEORGE HARRISON's widow OLIVIA has postponed plans for a memorial for the former BEATLE, in his former home of Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire,...

9th January 2004 13:42



Gagging Order For Jackson

California prosecutors are trying to ban MICHAEL JACKSON from giving any more TV interviews - fearing his pleas of innocence could sway the jury at...

9th January 2004 13:42



Nicky Hilton Dyes Hair Brown To Escape Paris

Hotel heiress NICKY HILTON is so desperate to distance herself from lookalike sister PARIS HILTON, she has dyed her hair brown so they look...

9th January 2004 13:42



Love Actually Star Tipped For Oscar

British LOVE ACTUALLY actor BILL NIGHY is being tipped for his first OSCAR, after scooping a major American award for his role in the romantic...

9th January 2004 13:42



Mike Newell: I'll Bring My Own Touch To Potter

British director MIKE NEWELL is determined to bring his own vision to the fourth HARRY POTTER film, but has vowed to keep the identity of the...

9th January 2004 13:42



Paul Burrell Pitches West End Show

Former British royal butler PAUL BURRELL is planning to star in a one-man show on London's West End stage. Burrell, who recently released his...

9th January 2004 13:42



Brando Finally Loses Bulge

Eccentric Hollywood legend MARLON BRANDO has lost a staggering 38 kilograms (6 stone) in weight, after rediscovering his will to live and...

9th January 2004 13:42



Penelope Cruz's Signed Photo Currency

Movie beauty PENELOPE CRUZ stunned staff at a London tanning salon by paying for two top-up sessions with signed photographs of herself. The...

9th January 2004 13:42



Renee Rocked By Royal Romance Rumours

Actress RENEE ZELLWEGER was left shocked and amused by reports she'd ditched rock star lover JACK WHITE for British royal PRINCE ANDREW. The...

9th January 2004 13:42



Gwyneth: My Dad Was Love Of My Life

Movie beauty GWYNETH PALTROW has snubbed new husband CHRIS MARTIN just a month after they married in secret - by describing her late father as 'the...

9th January 2004 13:42



Motown Releases Supreme Compilation

A compilation of number one hits by soul legends DIANA ROSS and THE SUPREMES is set to be released by MOTOWN. The 24-track set will feature 11...

9th January 2004 13:42



Stone Roses Star To Exhibit Art Work

Former STONE ROSES star JOHN SQUIRE is to hold his first art exhibition at a respected London gallery. The British guitarist will show off his...

9th January 2004 13:42



Warners Block Goonies Sequel

The future of THE GOONIES sequel has been thrown into doubt after studio WARNER BROS bailed out of financing the project. The follow-up to the...

9th January 2004 17:03



Mullally's Handmade Gift

WILL AND GRACE star MEGAN MULLALLY received an unusual gift from husband NICK OFFERMAN over the Christmas holidays - a handmade wood cabinet for...

9th January 2004 17:03



Slater To Play Jack Nicholson?

Movie actor CHRISTIAN SLATER is being lined up to play JACK NICHOLSON in a new biopic, after years of being compared to the legendary star. TRUE...

9th January 2004 17:03



Brittany's Gift Chosen By Warren Beatty

8 MILE star BRITTANY MURPHY had an extra reason to like her Christmas present from boyfriend JEFF KWATINETZ - it was chosen by veteran actor WARREN...

9th January 2004 17:03



Coppola: I Chased Bill Murray

LOST IN TRANSLATION director SOFIA COPPOLA was so determined to cast BILL MURRAY in the quirky comedy, she became "scarily persistent" in tracking...

9th January 2004 17:03



Kidman's Head In The Clouds

Movie superstar NICOLE KIDMAN is a hippie at heart - she hugs trees and has her "head in the air". And ANTHONY MINGHELLA, who directed her in...

9th January 2004 17:03



Carrey's Top Box Office Star

Actor JIM CARREY has topped a poll of the Top Ten Money-Making stars of 2003 in an annual survey of cinema operators in America. Carrey scored a...

9th January 2004 17:03



Hudson Baby Name Upsets Her Father

Movie star KATE HUDSON's decision to name her new-born baby RYDER RUSSELL ROBINSON has left the ALMOST FAMOUS star's estranged father...

9th January 2004 17:03



Robbie Williams Top Of Downloads

Pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS has been named the most popular online artist after his single FEEL topped British sales of downloads. The hit track...

9th January 2004 17:03



Ramones Reach New Fans

Cult musician MARKY RAMONE hopes his mini-tour of THE RAMONES music will create a new generation of fans for the legendary New York band. The...

9th January 2004 17:03



Westlife Singer: I Will Never Cover The Black Eyed Peas

WESTLIFE hunk BRYAN McFADDEN is such a big fan of the BLACK EYED PEAS, he's promised never to record a cover version of their smash hit SHUT UP. ...

9th January 2004 17:03



Mcgraw Praised By Stepmother

LATEST: Country star TIM McGRAW has been praised by his father FRANK 'TUG' McGRAW's first wife for making the sports hero's final months...

9th January 2004 17:03



Outkast: Hip-hop Needs To Be 'Cranked' Up

Rappers OUTKAST have blasted the state of contemporary hip-hop as too "safe". The duo, whose singles HEY YA! and THE WAY YOU MOVE are still at...

9th January 2004 17:03



Elton John: Billy Elliot Just Like My Life

Legendary rocker SIR ELTON JOHN burst into tears the first time he saw smash British movie BILLY ELLIOT, because it was so similar to his own...

9th January 2004 17:03



Miranda Richardson: Acting Is Like Being Et

British movie actress MIRANDA RICHARDSON becomes so alienated when she performs, she actually feels like an extra terrestrial. The SLEEPY HOLLOW...

9th January 2004 19:34



Gandolfini's Tony Trouble

Actor JAMES GANDOLFINI has had personal struggles with his role in THE SOPRANOS - because the character of mob boss TONY SOPRANO is difficult to...

9th January 2004 19:34



Depp Set To Star As The Libertine

Actor JOHNNY DEPP is continuing his run at the top by signing up to play a notoriously debauched 17th century gentleman in THE LIBERTINE. The...

9th January 2004 19:34



Liv Wants Pup To Misbehave

LORD OF THE RINGS beauty LIV TYLER has a huge problem with her pet puppy NEIL - he refuses to misbehave. The stunning actress, daughter of...

9th January 2004 19:34



Kill Bill Sequel Pushed Back

The anticipated sequel to QUENTIN TARANTINO's bloody movie KILL BILL VOL. 1 has been pushed back from its February (04) release to April. KILL...

9th January 2004 19:34



Aniston Predicts Tearful Men On Friends Set

JENNIFER ANISTON predicts endless tears on the set of hit sitcom FRIENDS when it comes to an end in May (04) - especially from the male cast...

9th January 2004 19:34



Morrissey To Release First Album In Seven Years

Legendary SMITHS singer MORRISSEY is set to release his first album in seven years in April (04). Titled YOU ARE THE QUARRY, the record has been...

9th January 2004 19:34



Vanilla Ice Drawn To Scientology

Faded rap star VANILLA ICE has become the latest celebrity to be drawn to the teachings of the Church of Scientology. The ICE ICE BABY rapper,...

9th January 2004 19:34



Chingy Eyes Ashanti

R+B beauty ASHANTI has attracted a new admirer - hip-hop star CHINGY. The curvaceous RAIN ON ME singer has caught the of the RIGHT THURR rapper,...

9th January 2004 19:34



Pharrell's Mcdonald's Nightmare

NEPTUNES producer PHARRELL WILLIAMS is relieved to have landed a successful career in the music business - because he was fired from fast food...

9th January 2004 19:34



Kylie's Love Of Brigitte Bardot

KYLIE MINOGUE has named classic screen star BRIGITTE BARDOT as the main influence on her new look. The Australian SLOW singer recently opted to...

9th January 2004 19:34



Harrison's Doctor Replaced

The doctor being sued by late rocker GEORGE HARRISON's family has lost his job at a New York hospital. DR GILBERT LEDERMAN has been replaced as...

9th January 2004 19:34



50 Cent To Film X-rated Lifestyle

Superstar rapper 50 CENT will show fans the truth about his X-rated lifestyle in an explicit new warts-and-all tour DVD. GROUPIE LUV will...

9th January 2004 19:34



Liza Minnelli: Gest Is 'Hiding'

LATEST: Lawyers acting on behalf of CABARET star LIZA MINNELLI have told a New York divorce court her husband DAVID GEST is hiding in Hawaii to...

9th January 2004 19:34


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