23rd December 2004

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Man Shot At Ja Rule's Post-concert Party

A post-concert party hosted by JA RULE ended on a bad note early Monday morning (20DEC04), when a man was shot shortly after a fight. According...

23rd December 2004 3:24



Sheridan Declares Herself Tv's 'Poorest Actress'

Actress NICOLETTE SHERIDAN claims she's the "poorest actress on television" - despite the phenomenal success of her new show DESPERATE...

23rd December 2004 3:24



Tobey Maguire To Model?

SPIDER-MAN star TOBEY MAGUIRE is poised for a new career - as a model. The Hollywood actor's girlfriend JEN MEYER, is an executive for fashion...

23rd December 2004 3:24



Carradine Enjoying Hip-hop Western

KILL BILL - VOL 2 star DAVID CARRADINE is revelling in his role as "the token white guy" in a new hip-hop western alongside rappers WYCLEF JEAN and...

23rd December 2004 3:24



Kidman Dreamed Of Becoming A Mother At 17

OSCAR-winning actress NICOLE KIDMAN was so desperate to become a mother before adopting, she dreamed about having children when she was just 17...

23rd December 2004 3:24



Dafoe And Girlfriend Team Up Onscreen

Actor WILLEM DAFOE will co-star with his real-life girlfriend, GIADA COLAGRANDE, in a movie the couple wrote together. THE WIDOW'S LOVER tells...

23rd December 2004 3:24



Kudrow To Get Inaugural Sundance Honour

LISA KUDROW and her HAPPY ENDINGS co-stars, LAURA DERN and MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL, will be honoured next month (JAN05) with the first ever Spirit of...

23rd December 2004 3:24



Electra Returns To The Beach

Former BAYWATCH beauty CARMEN ELECTRA is heading back to the beach, after signing up to star in American TV series SUMMERLAND. The sexy actress...

23rd December 2004 3:24



Danner Defies Paltrow's Orders

Veteran actress BLYTHE DANNER fears she's angered her intensely private daughter GWYNETH PALTROW, after showing off a picture of the blonde...

23rd December 2004 3:24



Hoffman A Granddad

Actor DUSTIN HOFFMAN is celebrating after becoming a first-time grandfather earlier this month (DEC04) - but the good news has led to him...

23rd December 2004 3:24



Del Toro Set To Marry?

Actor BENICIO DEL TORO is finally ready to settle down with newgirlfriend, model and actress SARA FOSTER, according to pals. The FEAR AND...

23rd December 2004 3:24



Tupac Lands Third Number One Album Since Death

Late rapper TUPAC SHAKUR has landed at the top of America's BILLBOARD 200 with his latest album LOYAL TO THE GAME - making it his third posthumous...

23rd December 2004 3:24



Tenants Of Hotel On Doors Album Cover File Lawsuit

Tenants of Los Angeles' Morrison Hotel, which is pictured on the cover of THE DOORS' 1970 album of the same name, have filed a "slumlord" lawsuit...

23rd December 2004 3:24



Britney Named Top Star Of 2004

BRITNEY SPEARS' headline-grabbing antics over the course of the year, have sealed her the number one spot in TV show ACCESS HOLLYWOOD's Top Ten...

23rd December 2004 3:24



The Turtles Sue Us Restaurant Chain

The members of 1960s band THE TURTLES are suing an American restaurant chain, after used their 1967 hit HAPPY TOGETHER in its commercials. The...

23rd December 2004 3:24



Queen To Play Second Mandela Concert

The members of QUEEN are heading back to South Africa to perform a second concert for NELSON MANDELA to raise cash in the fight against HIV and...

23rd December 2004 3:24



Aguilera's Photographer Battle Lands In Court

The battle between CHRISTINA AGUILERA and a paparazzo made its way to court yesterday (22DEC04), in a pre-trial hearing to decide if any cash...

23rd December 2004 3:24



Korn's Record-breaking Noisy Concert Sparks Lawsuit

Rock band KORN staged such a loud concert at the Ford Amphitheatre in Tampa, Florida, all future performances at the venue are facing a ban. The...

23rd December 2004 3:24



Blanchett's Double Motherhood Issues

Actress CATE BLANCHETT feared she wouldn't be able to devote much attention to her second child - because she loved her first offspring so much. ...

23rd December 2004 9:42



Jameson's Porn Set Embarrassments

Porn star JENNA JAMESON is often left embarrassed during the filming of her adult movies, because she sometimes falls over while having sex in a...

23rd December 2004 9:42



'Tired' Kaczmarek Loves Small Malcolm Scripts

Actress JANE KACZMAREK loves it when her MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE character LOIS only has a few lines in episodes of the hit comedy - because it means...

23rd December 2004 9:42



Spacey's Darin Portraits

Actor KEVIN SPACEY has developed such an obsession with singer BOBBY DARIN, he's commissioned six oil portraits of himself playing the singer in...

23rd December 2004 9:42



Cheadle Dreams Of An Oscar

DON CHEADLE is dreaming of ACADEMY AWARD success next year (05), because of the boost it would give his career. The OCEAN'S ELEVEN actor is...

23rd December 2004 9:42



Moss Portrait Expected To Fetch $6 Million Plus

A portrait of supermodel KATE MOSS painted by artist LUCIEN FREUD is expected to fetch $6.65 million (GBP3.5 million) at auction next year (05). ...

23rd December 2004 9:42



Farrell: 'I'm Paid Too Much'

The $15 million (GBP7.9 million) COLIN FARRELL was paid to star in ALEXANDER was far too much, according to the actor himself. The Irish star is...

23rd December 2004 9:42



Razorlight's Nme Declaration Backfired

Arrogant RAZORLIGHT rocker JOHNNY BORRELL embarrassed himself at the NME Awards earlier this year (04) by bragging he was the only musician there...

23rd December 2004 9:42



Bunton Moves To New York

Former SPICE GIRL EMMA BUNTON is moving to New York, in a bid to make it as a solo artist in America. The singer has failed to score more than a...

23rd December 2004 9:42



Ferdinand Thrive On Independence

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND are convinced their huge success is down to the creative freedom their record company has given them. In the...

23rd December 2004 9:42



Bono Not Impacted By Illegal Internet Sales

U2 frontman BONO is too rich to feel threatened by the damage file-sharers are inflicting on the music industry. The charismatic VERTIGO star's...

23rd December 2004 9:42



Doherty Threatens Morrissey With Violence

Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY vows to enact violent revenge on his hero MORRISSEY, after the former SMITHS icon refused to shake his hand. ...

23rd December 2004 9:42



U2 Deny Stealing Their New Album

Irish rockers U2 have blasted conspiracy theories they arranged for their latest album to be stolen in France - but confess even the country's...

23rd December 2004 9:42



Love: 'I Was Not Going To Jump Off My Roof'

Troubled rocker COURTNEY LOVE has bitterly blasted a passer-by for frantically informing the emergency services that she was standing on a roof,...

23rd December 2004 9:42



Keys Lands Lead Movie Role

Singer ALICIA KEYS is thrilled to be making her big screen debut - in a film about a real-life pianist. The FALLIN' star will take the lead role...

23rd December 2004 13:51



Stiller To Team Up With Coogan

BEN STILLER is teaming up to make a movie with STEVE COOGAN, because he's a big fan of the comedian's BBC TV work. MEET THE PARENTS actor...

23rd December 2004 13:51



Gervais Delighted To Be Writing The Simpsons

GOLDEN GLOBE-winning comic RICKY GERVAIS has fulfilled his lifetime's ambition - he is writing an episode of THE SIMPSONS. The British OFFICE...

23rd December 2004 13:51



Roberts Almost Never Made It To Hospital

JULIA ROBERTS almost failed to make it to hospital to give birth to her twins last month (28NOV04) - because her car broke down. The...

23rd December 2004 13:51



Cruise Sends 'Scientology Christmas Card' To Beckhams

TOM CRUISE is reportedly attempting to convert pals VICTORIA and DAVID BECKHAM's religious beliefs - after sending them a Christmas card promoting...

23rd December 2004 13:51



Clooney Not Engaged To Me, Says Snowdon

Actor GEORGE CLOONEY's reported engagement to LISA SNOWDON has been rubbished by the British TV presenter - because she refuses to live in...

23rd December 2004 13:51



Cleese 'A Second' Away From Fatal Car Crash

Veteran actor JOHN CLEESE is relishing being alive - after his chauffeur fell asleep and narrowly avoided a fatal crash "by about a second". The...

23rd December 2004 13:51



Pitt Annoyed With Aniston For Not Wearing Ring

LATEST: Hollywood actor BRAD PITT is furious with his wife JENNIFER ANISTON for being photographed not wearing her wedding ring earlier this week...

23rd December 2004 13:51



Skinner Shows His Seasonal Spirit To Fans

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER is so delighted with his latest electrical gadget, he's bought a horde of them for his loyal fans. The DRY YOUR...

23rd December 2004 13:51



Williams: 'My Kids Will Be Embarrassed By My Nudity'

ROBBIE WILLIAMS fears his future children will be forever embarrassed by his presence - because he plans to wander his household permanently...

23rd December 2004 13:51



Gallaghers Plan Boozy Christmas Party

OASIS stars NOEL and LIAM GALLAGHER are teaming up for a new venture - as hosts of a boozy Christmas (04) party. The warring brothers are...

23rd December 2004 13:51



Mccartney Thanks Staff With A White Christmas

Festive SIR PAUL McCARTNEY has thanked his road crew by throwing a Christmas party for them - and covering the ground with snow. The former...

23rd December 2004 13:51



George Michael: 'I Sound Like A Girl'

Pop superstar GEORGE MICHAEL thinks he sounds like a "girl" on some of his old WHAM! hits. The British singer credits the 1984 Wham! seasonal...

23rd December 2004 13:51



Bedingfield Suffering From Winter Depression

British singer DANIEL BEDINGFIELD is relying on the support of friends to get through his depression - as he battles Seasonal Affective Disorder...

23rd December 2004 13:51



Kate Bush Returns After 12-Year Gap

Reclusive singer KATE BUSH is stepping back into the limelight with a new album after a 12-year break. The WUTHERING HEIGHTS star quit the music...

23rd December 2004 13:51



Badly Drawn Boy Sues For Unpaid Royalties

British singer BADLY DRAWN BOY is suing his former record label for $540,000 (GBP300,000) in unpaid royalties. The musician - real name DAMON...

23rd December 2004 13:51



Williams Demands Credit For His Songwriting Talents

ROBBIE WILLIAMS has blasted critics for assuming all his greatest hits were composed by his former songwriting partner GUY CHAMBERS. The British...

23rd December 2004 13:51



Electra's Benny Hill Fascination

Former BAYWATCH beauty CARMEN ELECTRA has uncovered her all-time comedy hero - lewd British legend BENNY HILL. The American actress has declared...

23rd December 2004 17:41



Scorsese Hated Filming On Golf Course

MARTIN SCORSESE considers filming on a golf course as his worse moment during the making of THE AVIATOR - as he prefers to "stay indoors". The...

23rd December 2004 17:41



Thompson's Husband's Pain Over Having Just One Child

EMMA THOMPSON's husband GREG WISE found the idea of having only one child "brutal" as he wanted a large family. The SENSE AND SENSIBILITY actor,...

23rd December 2004 17:41



The Lord Of The Rings Triumphs Again

THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING has won yet another accolade - it's been voted film of the year in a British TV poll. Viewers of...

23rd December 2004 17:41



Stewart Lends Support To Peta

MARTHA STEWART has honoured a commitment to help PEOPLE FOR THE ETHICAL TREATMENT OF ANIMALS (PETA) record their Christmas (04) message, despite...

23rd December 2004 17:41



Roberts: 'I Hate Being Filmed And Photographed'

Actress JULIA ROBERTS hates being the focus of camera lenses, despite working in front of them for a living. The ERIN BROCKOVICH beauty - who's...

23rd December 2004 17:41



Perry Develops Online Gambling Addiction

Former FRIENDS star MATTHEW PERRY has reportedly developed a new passion since the hit TV show ended this year (04) - online gambling. The...

23rd December 2004 17:41



Paltrow And Martin Plan Baby Number Two

GWYNETH PALTROW and CHRIS MARTIN are reportedly eager to expand the size of their family, and are already trying for another baby. The celebrity...

23rd December 2004 17:41



Westlife Brings Joy To Fan

WESTLIFE star SHANE FILAN has brought joy to a teenage girl fan recovering from life-saving surgery - by contacting her while she was in...

23rd December 2004 17:41



Busted Star Causes Trouble After Missing Passport

LATEST: BUSTED singer CHARLIE SIMPSON has inadvertently become embroiled in an airport scandal after he was allowed to board a plane without photo...

23rd December 2004 17:41



Ashanti To Turn Author

R+B beauty ASHANTI is plotting a new career away from music - as an author. The sexy singer wants to follow in MADONNA's footsteps and transform...

23rd December 2004 17:41



Busted School Campaign Banned

A new UNIVERSAL RECORDS initiative asking school pupils to promote pop bands BUSTED and McFLY has been suspended following an investigation by...

23rd December 2004 17:41



Williams Slams La Women As 'Unsuitable' For Marriage

Pop hunk ROBBIE WILLIAMS concedes he'll never find a wife while he's living in Los Angeles - because none of the city's women are suitable for...

23rd December 2004 17:41



Madonna's Oscar Fury

MADONNA flew into a rage when two backstage workers at the 1991 OSCARS made errors affecting the perfectionist singer, according to an explosive...

23rd December 2004 17:41



Police Chief: 'I Was Wrong To Treat Ross So Well'

The police chief who helped send DIANA ROSS to jail on admits he was wrong to allow the pop legend such a luxurious stint behind bars. The CHAIN...

23rd December 2004 17:41



J.lo Sued By Ex-husband

Latina superstar JENNIFER LOPEZ is being sued by her ex-husband OJANI NOA, who claims the singer wrongly fired him as the manager of her California...

23rd December 2004 17:41



Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind Tops Magazine Poll

JIM CARREY and KATE WINSLET's critically acclaimed movie ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND has been named the Top Film of 2004 by magazine US...

23rd December 2004 21:52



Winfrey And Hanks Voted 'Nicest' Celebrities

OPRAH WINFREY and TOM HANKS have topped a poll of the "nicest" celebrities. In a USA TODAY/CNN/GALLUP POLL of 1,002 adults, Winfrey and Hanks...

23rd December 2004 21:52



Keanu Goes Virtual

THE MATRIX star KEANU REEVES is taking on a new role - in the virtual world. A virtual version of the actor will be the main character in...

23rd December 2004 21:52



Hoffman's Grandson At Centre Of Circumcision Debate

DUSTIN HOFFMAN's grandson AUGUSTUS is at the centre of a ratings debate - the newborn's parents are at odds over whether or not they should...

23rd December 2004 21:52



Connery 'Touched' By Morocco Honour

SIR SEAN CONNERY feels extra "touched" to be honoured by the Moroccan government - because he met his wife in the country. While the...

23rd December 2004 21:52



Ledger Brings Williams Home

Hollywood hunk HEATH LEDGER's burgeoning romance with MICHELLE WILLIAMS is hotting up - the actor has taken the former DAWSON'S CREEK beauty home...

23rd December 2004 21:52



Osbourne Attacks Hudson And Tyler's Husbands

Hollywood actress KATE HUDSON and LIV TYLER have been accused of "selling themselves short" by SHARON OSBOURNE, because they have married "has-been...

23rd December 2004 21:52



Freddie Perren Dies

GRAMMY-winning producer and songwriter FREDDIE PERREN has died following a long illness. He was 61. Perren, who died on 16 December (04) in...

23rd December 2004 21:52



Osbourne: 'Rockers Who Don't Cheat On Their Wives Are Gay'

Rock matriarch SHARON OSBOURNE insists musicians who don't cheat on their wives when they are away on tour are either "gay" or "mutants". The...

23rd December 2004 21:52



Crows Frontman Sings For Kids

COUNTING CROWS frontman ADAM DURITZ is taking a break from writing moody songs - to record an album for children. The MR JONES star acquired the...

23rd December 2004 21:52



Simpson And Cabrera Together Again?

ASHLEE SIMPSON has sparked speculation she's reignited her romance with RYAN CABRERA, after the stars were spotted smooching at a New York event. ...

23rd December 2004 21:52



Williams Gets 'Buzz' From Getting On Stage

British singer ROBBIE WILLIAMS gets a natural high from performing on stage, now he's kicked his drink and drugs addiction. Despite his stage...

23rd December 2004 21:52



Terror Squad Star In Car Accident

TERROR SQUAD rapper REMY MARTIN is recovering at home after being injured in a traffic accident in New York City. Martin's manager SHONTE...

23rd December 2004 21:52



Fan Pays Thousands For Lunch With Bon Jovi

A lucky fan of JON BON JOVI is preparing to have lunch with the rocker - after paying $11,500 (GBP6,052) for the privilege. The BON JOVI...

23rd December 2004 21:52



Carradine 'Surprised' By Tarantino's Globes Snub

Veteran actor DAVID CARRADINE is "surprised" director QUENTIN TARANTINO failed to land a GOLDEN GLOBE nomination for his efforts on the movie KILL...

23rd December 2004 21:52


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