2nd February 2005

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Chevy Chase Ends Retirement

Movie funnyman CHEVY CHASE is looking for acting work again after calling off his nine-year retirement. The THREE AMIGOS star unofficially quit...

2nd February 2005 2:33



Dicaprio Finds Award 'Surreal'

Hollywood heart-throb LEONARDO DiCAPRIO is stunned to have received a lifetime achievement award - because he's only 30. The TITANIC star was...

2nd February 2005 2:33



Simpson Named In Bartender's Dui Charge

NAKED GUN star OJ SIMPSON has been blamed for a bartender's decision to drink-drive. Simpson, whose own past legal woes saw him acquitted of...

2nd February 2005 2:33



Oscar Protest To Hail Bush-baiting Stars

Anti-GEORGE W BUSH celebrities will be targeted on OSCARS night (27FEB05) by right wing campaigners who want to "thank" them for publicly blasting...

2nd February 2005 2:33



Geldof Slams False Perception Of Boomtown Rats

SIR BOB GELDOF has quashed the popular theory his group THE BOOMTOWN RATS were a punk band, insisting their angry lyrics were inspired by the...

2nd February 2005 2:33



Jay Understands Why Simpson Quit Busted

Former BUSTED star MATT WILLIS is refusing to react bitterly to ex-bandmate CHARLIE SIMPSON's exit from the band - because his new rock project is...

2nd February 2005 2:33



50 Cent: 'I'm The Boxing Champ Of Rap'

Rapper 50 CENT wars with his rivals because he feels like a champion boxer fighting to keep his title. The IN DA CLUB rapper has been famously...

2nd February 2005 2:33



Cher Plans A Return To Acting

Pop superstar CHER wants to star in a movie musical, make her feature directorial debut and "do something on TV" after she wraps up her three-year...

2nd February 2005 2:33



Abdul And Cowell Get Protection

PAULA ABDUL and SIMON COWELL are so worried about being attacked on their hit show AMERICAN IDOL, contestants are required to pass through metal...

2nd February 2005 2:33



Usher Leads Soul Train Nominations

R+B hunk USHER leads the pack of nominees for the 19th annual SOUL TRAIN MUSIC AWARDS after scooping five nods. The YEAH! singer's nominations...

2nd February 2005 2:33



Love Caught Up In Financial Wrangles

COURTNEY LOVE is in the midst of new legal problems over a pair of allegedly unpaid bills. The former HOLE frontwoman is facing a Saturday...

2nd February 2005 2:33



Chandler Tape Comes Back To Haunt Jackson

MICHAEL JACKSON's first child molestation accuser JORDY CHANDLER has come back to haunt the troubled pop superstar on a chilling new audiotape. ...

2nd February 2005 2:33



Cheadle Stays Realistic

Actor DON CHEADLE won't allow the widespread acclaim of his HOTEL RWANDA performance to fool him into believing a blockbuster Hollywood career...

2nd February 2005 2:33



Messing Uses Sex Scene To Promote Movie

WILL + GRACE star DEBRA MESSING is using her love scene with DERMOT MULRONEY as an incentive for fans to see their upcoming movie THE WEDDING...

2nd February 2005 2:33



Miller Makes Vanity Fair Cover

JUDE LAW's fiancee SIENNA MILLER is cementing her status in Hollywood by appearing alongside such stars as CATE BLANCHETT, KATE WINSLET and UMA...

2nd February 2005 2:33



De Niro's Double Victory

Veteran actor ROBERT DE NIRO has proved he's still a major force in cinema - he's atop both the UK and US box office charts in two different...

2nd February 2005 2:33



Reid's Tabletop Antics Helped Launch Career

AMERICAN PIE star TARA REID's 'bad girl' reputation was developed very early on in life, after her antics on top of a table helped launch her...

2nd February 2005 9:14



Gyllenhaals Support Each Other

MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL enjoys healthy competition with brother JAKE when it comes to their careers - but she's the first to offer THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW...

2nd February 2005 9:14



Messing Teaches Baby Son Sign Language

WILL + GRACE star DEBRA MESSING has successfully taught her son ROMAN sign language - even though he's just 10-months-old. The redhead beauty...

2nd February 2005 9:14



Blind Love Made Chase Give Up Saturday Night Live

CHEVY CHASE is still bitter about being forced to quit hit comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (SNL) when his first wife JACQUELINE CARLIN threatened...

2nd February 2005 9:14



Liberace's Ghost Tracked Down In Old Club

Paranormal investigators have tracked down showman LIBERACE's ghost in the Las Vegas, Nevada, club he formerly owned. After a series of reports...

2nd February 2005 9:14



Cheadle Looking Forward To Oscars Attention

Actor DON CHEADLE is looking forward to attending this month's (FEB05) ACADEMY AWARDS as a nominee - because he was completely ignored when he last...

2nd February 2005 9:14



Driver Dating Unknown Musician

Unlucky-in-love actress MINNIE DRIVER has been dating an aspiring Australian singer for four months. The GOOD WILL HUNTING star - who was...

2nd February 2005 9:14



Lex Luger Arrested For Dui

Wrestling star LEX LUGER has been arrested on a series of charges including drunk driving after he was found slumped over the wheel of his car. ...

2nd February 2005 9:14



British Gig Raises Cash For Tsunami Victims

Rock acts BADLY DRAWN BOY and ELBOW joined forces to headline a British charity gig on Sunday (30JAN05) for the victims of the Indian Ocean...

2nd February 2005 9:14



Megadeth: 'Make Love Not War'

Heavy rockers MEGADETH have blasted complaints their music has a destructive influence on their fans, insisting they want followers to love one...

2nd February 2005 9:14



C-murder To Release New Album From Behind Bars

Rapper C-MURDER has announced plans to release a new album - despite being locked away behind bars. C-MURDER, brother of hip-hop mogul MASTER P,...

2nd February 2005 9:14



Williams And John Unite For Britain

LATEST: Pop stars ROBBIE WILLIAMS and SIR ELTON JOHN have set aside their public feud to star in a charity episode of cult British TV comedy LITTLE...

2nd February 2005 9:14



Alice In Chains Stars To Reunite For Tsunami Show

The surviving members of rockers ALICE IN CHAINS are to reunite for the first time since 1996 at an upcoming tsunami benefit concert. The group,...

2nd February 2005 9:14



The Game's Compton Complex Sprayed With Bullets

Rising hip-hop star THE GAME has been struck with even more bad news following his chart success - his home and company headquarters have been...

2nd February 2005 9:14



Knowles Plans Martin Duet

R+B beauty BEYONCE KNOWLES is calling on COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN to collaborate with her in the studio. The DESTINY'S CHILD star has...

2nd February 2005 9:14



Jackson 250 Picked In Just Two Days

Jury selection in MICHAEL JACKSON's child molestation trial has ended after just two days - much earlier than expected. Superior Court Judge...

2nd February 2005 9:14



Idol Makers Sue Peruvian 'Copycat'

The makers of POP IDOL and AMERICAN IDOL are suing a Peruvian television company, claiming its show SUPERSTAR has copied the talent contests. ...

2nd February 2005 9:14



Giamatti Seeking Stage Role

Acclaimed actor PAUL GIAMATTI is desperate to work with KEVIN SPACEY on the London stage. Spacey is currently the artistic director of the...

2nd February 2005 13:43



Rowling: 'Don't Keep Owls As Pets'

HARRY POTTER author J K ROWLING is pleading with fans not to copy their hero by keeping owls as pets. The millionairess posted a warning on her...

2nd February 2005 13:43



Barrymore Dumps Publicist

Hollywood babe DREW BARRYMORE has parted ways with long-term agent PATRICK WHITESELL. The CHARLIE'S ANGELS star, who is mourning the November...

2nd February 2005 13:43



Lagerfeld Slams Kidman Beauty 'Illusion'

KARL LAGERFELD has slammed NICOLE KIDMAN for her "bizarre body make-up" and false beauty - even though the actress fronts his CHANEL NO 5...

2nd February 2005 13:43



Pitt's Gran Insists Split Is Temporary

BRAD PITT's grandmother is adamant his recent split from wife JENNIFER ANISTON is just temporary. The movie hunk separated from the FRIENDS star...

2nd February 2005 13:43



Mccartney Got Frog In His Throat

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY learned to croak like a frog during THE BEATLES first American tour, and later used the vocal talent on hit WE ALL STAND...

2nd February 2005 13:43



Stipe Scares Maclaine

REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE terrified acting veteran SHIRLEY MacLAINE when he told the actress he had dreamt about her. The MAN ON THE MOON...

2nd February 2005 13:43



Jones' Trademark Image

Welsh sex symbol TOM JONES wants to trademark his image because he is tired of companies using it to promote their goods without his permission. ...

2nd February 2005 13:43



Harvey Faces Jail Over Driving Offences

LATEST: Former SO SOLID CREW member MICHAEL HARVEY faces a jail sentence after confessing to driving offences. The British rapper admitted to...

2nd February 2005 13:43



Yarrow Finds Lost Guitar On Ebay

American rocker PETER YARROW is set to be reunited with his long-lost guitar after three years, after a fan spotted it for sale on EBAY.COM The...

2nd February 2005 13:43



Cowell Plans New Tv Shows

British music mogul SIMON COWELL has secret plans for five new TV shows set to sweep the US and UK. Despite reports the reality TV phenomenon...

2nd February 2005 13:43



Kerr Slams Bono For Political 'Suck Up'

British rock star JIM KERR has slammed U2 frontman BONO for "shamefully sucking up" to leading politicians. The SIMPLE MINDS singer hit out at...

2nd February 2005 13:43



Axl Infuriates G N' R Bandmates With Publishing Deal

Rocker AXL ROSE has infuriated his former GUNS N' ROSES bandmates by signing a multi-million dollar publishing deal with SANCTUARY GROUP. The...

2nd February 2005 13:43



Royals Go Back To School

British royal PRINCE EDWARD and his wife SOPHIE are learning French because they spend so much time in the European country. The regal couple...

2nd February 2005 13:43



Giamatti An Accidental Actor

PAUL GIAMATTI is an accidental actor - he only discovered his talent when a friend pushed him to appear in a college play. The SIDEWAYS star,...

2nd February 2005 13:43



Ferguson Desperate To Become A Housewife

Former British royal DUCHESS OF YORK, SARAH FERGUSON is dying to star in the hit TV series DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES. The ex-wife of PRINCE ANDREW...

2nd February 2005 13:43



Hasselhoff Wants To Get Over Baywatch

KNIGHTRIDER star DAVID HASSELHOFF is happy to take cameo roles in movies because it stops him being constantly typecast as "that guy from...

2nd February 2005 17:41



Pregnant Blanchett's Film 'Irony'

Australian screen beauty CATE BLANCHETT was stunned to discover she was expecting her third child - shortly after being cast as a pregnant woman in...

2nd February 2005 17:41



Day Lewis To Be Honoured In Berlin

OSCAR-winning actor DANIEL DAY LEWIS will receive a special award at this month's (15FEB05) BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL to honour his contribution to...

2nd February 2005 17:41



Disney Build Animation Unit

WALT DISNEY has made secret plans to build its own animation studio following the split from PIXAR ANIMATION. The movie-making partnership ended...

2nd February 2005 17:41



Winslet And Mendes Buy New York Home

OSCAR-nominated actress KATE WINSLET has bought a $5 million (GBP2.63 million) FRIENDS-style New York apartment with Oscar-winning husband SAM...

2nd February 2005 17:41



Nemcova Discharged

LATEST: Czech supermodel PETRA NEMCOVA has been discharged from a Prague hospital, five weeks after being injured when the Indian Ocean tsunami...

2nd February 2005 17:41



Aniston Turns To Girlfriends

JENNIFER ANISTON is drawing strength from her girlfriends to get over her split from husband BRAD PITT. The FRIENDS actress is still...

2nd February 2005 17:41



Moore Digs At Gibson

OSCAR-winner MICHAEL MOORE has taken a veiled swipe at MEL GIBSON's controversial movie THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST - his revenge after Gibson...

2nd February 2005 17:41



Brando Scoffed At Godfather Role

MARLON BRANDO initially rejected his OSCAR-winning role in THE GODFATHER, because he thought the film glorified the Mafia. The actor, who died...

2nd February 2005 17:41



Stipe's Bisexual Bathtub Moment

Gay REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE experienced sexual awakening at a young age, while bathing with two other children. The rocker, however, didn't...

2nd February 2005 17:41



Wild Child Bijou Takes To The Screen

Wildchild BIJOU PHILLIPS has abandoned her dream to become a pop star to focus on her new passion - acting. The glamorous daughter of MAMAS AND...

2nd February 2005 17:41



Elvis Wines To Hit UK

A selection of wines bearing late rock 'n' roll legend ELVIS PRESLEY's image are due to hit UK stores this year (05). The wines titled KING CAB,...

2nd February 2005 17:41



Stipe Went For Kinnear's Good As It Gets Role

MICHAEL STIPE was in the running to play GREG KINNEAR's OSCAR-nominated part in AS GOOD AS IT GETS - but rejected the script sent to him. The...

2nd February 2005 17:41



Simmons Fights Animal Abuse

DEF JAM RECORDS founder RUSSELL SIMMONS has joined forces with the AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS (ASPCA) in a campaign...

2nd February 2005 17:41



Houston Gouges Out Eye

R+B star HOUSTON has reportedly gouged out one of his eyes after a failed suicide attempt. The I LIKE THAT singer was staying at a London hotel...

2nd February 2005 17:41



Jay-z Slams 'Crybaby' R Kelly

Retiring rapper JAY-Z has labelled R KELLY a 'crybaby' in a countersuit filed against the IGNITION singer - following the collapse of their joint...

2nd February 2005 17:41



Trump Wedding Memorabilia On Ebay

Newlyweds DONALD TRUMP and MELANIA KNAUSS' stolen wedding memorabilia is selling for hundreds of dollars on EBAY.COM. The property tycoon...

2nd February 2005 21:17



Reeve Widow To Speak At State Of The Union

CHRISTOPHER REEVE's widow DANA will attend President GEORGE W BUSH's State of the Union address tonight (02FEB05) in the hope her presence will...

2nd February 2005 21:17



Potential Paris Theft Charges Dismissed

LATEST: Theft charges against PARIS HILTON have been dropped after the Los Angeles District Attorney's office decided it was not "in the interest...

2nd February 2005 21:17



Chesney And Rimes Add A Country Flavour To Us Album Chart

Country music is back on top of the US album charts thanks to KENNY CHESNEY and LEANN RIMES. Both acts have crashed into the BILLBOARD chart top...

2nd February 2005 21:17



Richie Makes Musical Debut On Us Tv

THE SIMPLE LIFE star NICOLE RICHIE had a nerve-wracking experience this morning (02FEB04) when she gave her first ever live musical performance on...

2nd February 2005 21:17



Tina Turner Slams Today's Sexed Up Stars

TINA TURNER has slammed today's younger singers for their skimpy outfits and raunchy images. The WHAT'S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT singer, 65,...

2nd February 2005 21:17



Outkast Film A Period Musical

The eagerly-awaited OUTKAST movie will be a 1930s-themed musical. BRYAN BARBER, responsible for a number of the duo's music videos, has directed...

2nd February 2005 21:17



Grammy Stars Sign Up For Tsunami Relief Track

BONO, STEVIE WONDER, ALICIA KEYS and BRIAN WILSON are among the stars slated to perform THE BEATLES tune ACROSS THE UNIVERSE at the upcoming GRAMMY...

2nd February 2005 21:17



Left Eye To Be The Subject Of New Movie

The life of late TLC star LISA 'LEFT EYE' LOPES is set to be chronicled in a new TV movie. The NO SCRUBS hitmaker, who died in 2002 at the age...

2nd February 2005 21:17



Master P And Silkk The Shocker Arrested On Gun Charges

Hip-hop mogul MASTER P and his rapper brother SILKK THE SHOCKER have been arrested on gun charges, following a police search in Los Angeles. On...

2nd February 2005 21:17



Leguizamo Returns To Ice Age

MOULIN ROUGE! star JOHN LEGUIZAMO is set to get re-animated after signing up for a sequel of surprise cartoon hit ICE AGE. The actor will return...

2nd February 2005 21:17



Giamatti Plans Dream Project

Hollywood actor PAUL GIAMATTI's ultimate life ambition is to appear in a "crime caper" with actors ROBERT DUVALL and JOHN HURT. The 37-year-old...

2nd February 2005 21:17



Friends Stars Top Kissing Poll

FRIENDS characters ROSS and RACHEL's first smooch has topped a new poll of TV kissing scenes. The couple, played by DAVID SCHWIMMER and JENNIFER...

2nd February 2005 21:17



Celebrity Pair Call On Internet Pet Detective To Find Dog

X-rated actress TERA PATRICK and her rocker husband EVAN SEINFELD have called on America's top dog detective to help them find their missing...

2nd February 2005 21:17



Mackenzie's Cosmetic Makeover Televised

Actress MACKENZIE PHILLIPS' latest cosmetic surgery procedure is to be broadcast on US TV after the former wildchild agreed to promote a new...

2nd February 2005 21:17


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