4th July 2005

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Judd Upset By Prostitution Documentary

ASHLEY JUDD has been left scarred for life after filming a harrowing documentary about Madagascar's young prostitutes for MTV. The actress...

4th July 2005 2:50



Director Malmuth Dies

Movie director-turned-character actor BRUCE MALMUTH has died after losing a battle with cancer. He was 71. The New Yorker directed SYLVESTER...

4th July 2005 2:50



Governor Joins Shields' Feud With Cruise

BROOKE SHIELDS' feud with TOM CRUISE over her use of psychotherapy and anti-depressant medication has prompted New Jersey's acting Governor to...

4th July 2005 2:50



Mcmahon Fears He's Too Old To Play Bond

Australian actor JULIAN McMAHON fears he's missed out on the chance to be JAMES BOND because he's too old. The NIP/TUCK star confesses he has...

4th July 2005 2:50



Chilkis Turns Hero To Save Former Prime Minister's Wife From Fire

THE SHIELD star MICHAEL CHIKLIS turned firefighter at a recent gala for his new movie THE FANTASTIC FOUR when he came to the rescue of co-star...

4th July 2005 2:50



Redford Urges Journalists To Investigate Bush

LATEST: ROBERT REDFORD has urged journalists to investigate US President GEORGE W BUSH's administration - because he sees strong similarities...

4th July 2005 2:50



Moore Fights Libel Suit Filed By Bomber's Brother

MICHAEL MOORE begged a federal judge to dismiss a libel lawsuit against him on Friday (01JUL05) insisting the prosecution's complaints about his...

4th July 2005 2:50



Springsteen Plays Impromptu Airport Gig In Iceland

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN thrilled airport workers in Iceland last week (29JUN05) when his airplane made a refuelling stop enroute to America and The Boss...

4th July 2005 2:50



Killers Inspire Simple Minds Comeback

Scottish rockers SIMPLE MINDS have credited THE KILLERS with inspiring them to release their first new album in three years. The DON'T YOU...

4th July 2005 2:50



Police Deny Ordering Geldof To Stop Live 8

London's Metropolitan Police have hit out at accusations they ordered Live 8 co-organiser SIR BOB GELDOF to stop the historic gig after it over-ran...

4th July 2005 2:50



Church Ordered To Curb Spending

Teen sensation CHARLOTTE CHURCH has been warned to curb her extravagant spending before she loses her $11 million (GBP6 million) fortune - after...

4th July 2005 2:50



Famine Survivor Thanks Geldof For Saving Her Life

The famine survivor who shared the stage with MADONNA at Saturday's (02JUL05) London Live 8 concert has paid an emotional tribute to organiser SIR...

4th July 2005 2:50



Madonna Left Red-faced After Live Tv Tantrum

Pop superstar MADONNA was left red-faced after a Live 8 interview on Saturday (02JUL05) when she swore about the unflattering lighting without...

4th July 2005 2:50



Pink Floyd Refuse To Make Comeback

Rock legends PINK FLOYD have refused to make a comeback - despite the success of their one-off reunion for Saturday's (02JUL05) star-studded London...

4th July 2005 2:50



Exhausted Geldof Cancels Sail 8 Welcome

SIR BOB GELDOF commanded an armada of small boats to help transport G8 protesters from France to Britain - but was too exhausted to welcome them...

4th July 2005 2:50



Celine Booed At Live 8

CELINE DION is no longer Canada's favourite daughter - the singer was loudly booed during her Live 8 set in Barrie because she failed to perform...

4th July 2005 2:50



Victoria Bans David From Partying With Snoop

Former SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM ordered SNOOP DOGG to stay away from her husband DAVID after Saturday's (02JUL05) Live 8 gig - because she...

4th July 2005 2:50



Jerry Hall Laughs In The Face Of Divorce

RACHEL FULLER was confident JERRY HALL would not be offended by the song she wrote about her ex-husband SIR MICK JAGGER's infidelities, because the...

4th July 2005 9:09



Kaiser Chiefs: 'Pop Stars Are Anti-social'

British hitmakers KAISER CHIEFS insist many of their peers miss out on post-gig antics when they disappear straight after a show, because they love...

4th July 2005 9:09



50 Cent: 'I'd Risk The Urine And Play Reading Again'

Rapper 50 CENT is looking forward to returning to Britain's Reading Festival in the near future - even though fans threw urine-filled bottles at...

4th July 2005 9:09



Church Offered Radio Dj Job

Teen sensation CHARLOTTE CHURCH's one-off stint as a radio DJ has caused such a stir, the British radio station has offered her a full-time show. ...

4th July 2005 9:09



Redford To Fly High As A Pilot In New Movie

Hollywood veteran ROBERT REDFORD will hunt for an endangered falcon in his new movie ALOFT. The actor will play a retired pilot who teams up...

4th July 2005 9:09



Quaid Treats Himself To An Anniversary House Gift

Movie star DENNIS QUAID has treated himself and his wife KIMBERLY to a new California home - as a first wedding anniversary gift. The movie star...

4th July 2005 9:09



Burton Left Off Britain's Finest Actors List

Movie legend RICHARD BURTON has missed being named as one of Britain's ten finest actors - even though PETER SELLERS and CARY GRANT both made the...

4th July 2005 9:09



Leguizamo Sick Of Zombie Film's Extras

MOULIN ROUGE! star JOHN LEGUIZAMO will think twice about signing up for another zombie movie, because he can't stomach gore. Leguizamo admits...

4th July 2005 9:09



Murphy Instantly Attracted To Boyfriend

BRITTANY MURPHY knew boyfriend JOE MACALUSO was her soulmate the moment they met, because she fell in love instantly. The SIN CITY actress,...

4th July 2005 9:09



Laurie Monitors Children Online

Actor HUGH LAURIE refuses to neglect his parental responsibilities while he's in America filming hit US medical drama HOUSE - he monitors his...

4th July 2005 9:09



Hilton Ashamed Of Live 8 Ignorance

Hotel heiress PARIS HILTON is so ashamed she attended London's Live 8 gig on Saturday (02JUL05) even though she knows little about African poverty,...

4th July 2005 9:09



Idol Star Maroulis To Record Bohemian Rhapsody For Tribute Cd

AMERICAN IDOL star CONSTANTINE MAROULIS is on a winning streak again after losing out on a place in the finals of the TV talent show - his version...

4th July 2005 9:09



Frankie J On The Hunt For A Latina Lovely

R+B star FRANKIE J is looking for a lovely Latina to date because he thinks South American girls really know how to look after their men. The...

4th July 2005 9:09



Ferry Besotted With Young Girlfriend

British singer BRYAN FERRY is besotted with his current girlfriend - who is 34 years his junior. The 59-year-old JEALOUS GUY star has enjoyed a...

4th July 2005 9:09



War Of The Worlds Tops Us Box Office

WAR OF THE WORLDS failed to celebrate lead actor TOM CRUISE's 43rd birthday yesterday (03JUL05) by breaking SPIDER-MAN 2's record US Independence...

4th July 2005 14:09



Mcgregor Praises C8

EWAN McGREGOR is proud to have opened C8 - the children's version of the G8 Summit - yesterday (03JUL05) and is convinced this contribution to the...

4th July 2005 14:09



Italian Director Lattuada Dies

Acclaimed Italian film-maker ALBERTO LATTUADA died yesterday (03JUL05) at his country home near Rome. He was 90. Lattuada directed over 30 films...

4th July 2005 14:09



Prince Charles Kisses Chelsy

British royal PRINCE CHARLES has publicly accepted his son PRINCE HARRY's girlfriend CHELSY DAVY into the Royal Family - by kissing her on the...

4th July 2005 14:09



Beckhams Fear More Nanny Revelations

Soccer star DAVID BECKHAM's fears he will face more revelations concerning his marriage to former SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM when their former...

4th July 2005 14:09



Prince William Makes Solo Debut

British royal PRINCE WILLIAM carried out his first solo royal engagement on behalf of his grandmother QUEEN ELIZABETH II yesterday (03JUL05) - a...

4th July 2005 14:09



Pitt And Paltrow Reunite At Live 8

BRAD PITT bumped into ex-fiancee GWYNETH PALTROW at the London Live 8 show - and they were thrilled to see each other. The former Hollywood...

4th July 2005 14:09



Pink Floyd Top Contactmusic.com Live 8 Poll

Live 8 is over and now it's all down to the politicians to make decisions that could change the world at the G8 Summit later this week...

4th July 2005 14:09



Bobby And Akon In 'Bling' Battle

R+B stars BOBBY V and AKON are so desperate to outdo each other with their burgeoning bank balances, they've descended into a bitter battle of...

4th July 2005 14:09



Historic Chechen Rock Concert Cancelled

A historic festival organised to encourage peace in the troubled Russian province of Chechnya has been cancelled because of security concerns. ...

4th July 2005 14:09



Snoop Dogg Eased Lennox's Security Fears

ANNIE LENNOX was worried about the possibility of a terrorist attack before she performed at the London leg of the Live 8 concerts on Saturday...

4th July 2005 14:09



The Darkness Woo Turner

THE DARKNESS are wooing TINA TURNER out of retirement to sing with them on a new track. But the flamboyant British rockers fear they might have...

4th July 2005 14:09



The Pope Refused To Attend Live 8

Live 8 organiser SIR BOB GELDOF asked POPE BENEDICT XVI to appear at a British Live 8 concert but only received a signed photo and refusal letter...

4th July 2005 14:09



Birhan: 'Madonna Gave Me Strength'

BIRHAN WOLDU, the famine survivor who joined SIR BOB GELDOF on stage at Saturday's (02JUL05) London Live 8 concert, was intimidated by the...

4th July 2005 14:09



Gervais' Gorilla Tactics

RICKY GERVAIS is desperate to have his own gorilla and train it to break up fights on public transport. The British funnyman adores the hairy...

4th July 2005 17:19



Chow: Bruce Is The Master

KUNG FU HUSTLE star STEPHEN CHOW owes his success to childhood hero BRUCE LEE - but he admits he will never be as good at martial arts as the ENTER...

4th July 2005 17:19



Stone: 'My Life Has Changed'

Actress SHARON STONE has changed her attitude dramatically since she first hit Hollywood - and she has kicked her work obsession for good. The...

4th July 2005 17:19



Del Toro's Career Almost Crushed By Bad Reviews

BENICIO DEL TORO's screen career was nearly ruined by the media's scathing response to his appearance in FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS seven years...

4th July 2005 17:19



Holmes: 'I Had No Chance Against Cruz'

KATIE HOLMES has always felt inferior to her fiance TOM CRUISE's former love PENELOPE CRUZ - both physically and as an actress. The 26-year-old...

4th July 2005 17:19



O'donnell Supports Shields Over Cruise Comments

Comedienne ROSIE O'DONNELL has leapt to the defence of BROOKE SHIELDS, after she was disgusted by TOM CRUISE's comments on the actress and her...

4th July 2005 17:19



Mcgregor: 'I Was A Miserable Drunk'

Scottish screen star EWAN McGREGOR battled alcoholism during his rise to fame, and he quickly plunged into a drink-fuelled depression. But the...

4th July 2005 17:19



Clarkson Impresses Her Idols

AMERICAN IDOL star KELLY CLARKSON is delighted singing icons ARETHA FRANKLIN and MARIAH CAREY are huge fans of her second album BREAKAWAY. The...

4th July 2005 17:19



Backstreet Boys Will Always Be Boys

Pop sensations BACKSTREET BOYS refuse to change their name to BACKSTREET MEN - despite some of the band being in their 30s. Singer NICK CARTER...

4th July 2005 17:19



The Game To Launch Fashion Range

THE GAME is the latest hip-hop star to hit the fashion world with his own range of funky shoes. The HATE IT OR LOVE IT rapper, who previously...

4th July 2005 17:19



David Rushes To Sing With Arena After Bocelli Is Late For Live 8

British R+B star CRAIG DAVID jumped at the chance to sing a duet with Australian singer TINA ARENA at the Paris Live 8 gig on Saturday (02JUL05)...

4th July 2005 17:19



Dickinson: 'Madonna Stinks'

MADONNA was more famous for her horrifying body odour than her singing prowess when she first started out, according to former model JANICE...

4th July 2005 17:19



Flav Leads Mass Tribute To Vandross

Hip-hop star FLAVOR FLAV lead a crowd of 18,000 through a 10-second silence on Sunday (03JUL05) to pay tribute to late soul singer LUTHER VANDROSS,...

4th July 2005 17:19



Weiland's Live 8 Limp

VELVET REVOLVER frontman SCOTT WEILAND performed at Live 8 in London on Saturday (02JUL05), despite badly spraining his ankle onstage in Denmark...

4th July 2005 17:19



P Diddy 'Sorry' For Live 8 No-show

Hip-hop mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS has apologised for failing to turn up to his scheduled performance at the Philadelphia Live 8 concert - but...

4th July 2005 17:19



Maroon 5'S Chart Failure

MAROON 5 may be globally successful now, but their first album THE FOURTH WORLD was a spectacular flop when it was released in 1997. The THIS...

4th July 2005 21:20



Corgan Moved On From Zwan

Rocker BILLY CORGAN failed to keep his last group ZWAN together because he couldn't move on from the success he shared with the SMASHING...

4th July 2005 21:20



Mccartney Foolishly Believed Super Bowl Weather Report

PAUL McCARTNEY still feels naive about listening to Super Bowl organisers' weather reports before his half-time show performance in February (05) -...

4th July 2005 21:20



Pet Shop Boys' Surprise Encore At Live 8

The PET SHOP BOYS wowed 15,000 Russian fans at Moscow's Live 8 show on Saturday (02JUL05) so much they became the only act to return for an...

4th July 2005 21:20



Brown Happy Oasis Took Mantle

English singer IAN BROWN is thrilled the STONE ROSES' music legacy lives on through British rockers OASIS, and is proud of their success. Both...

4th July 2005 21:20



Simple Plan Hit Back At Corporate Rockers Slight

Canadian rockers SIMPLE PLAN have defended their heavy use of sponsors for their gigs as an effective means of reducing ticket prices. The group...

4th July 2005 21:20



Osmond Slams Cruise's 'Harsh' Comments

Seventies singer MARIE OSMOND is furious about TOM CRUISE's recent comments about BROOKE SHIELDS' battle with post-natal depression, telling the...

4th July 2005 21:20



Playwright Fry Dies

English playwright and screenwriter CHRISTOPHER FRY died in a West Sussex hospital on Thursday (30JUN05). He was 97. Fry died in Chichester...

4th July 2005 21:20



O'donnell Pays Tribute To 'Sweet Soft' Vandross

American funnywoman ROSIE O'DONNELL has paid tribute to late soul star LUTHER VANDROSS, hailing the singer as a "sweet, soft man". The SLEEPLESS...

4th July 2005 21:20



Stallone's Notorious Big Film Gets The Go-ahead

LATEST: SYLVESTER STALLONE has chosen to take his NOTORIOUS BIG biopic to the small screen after signing a deal to debut the controversial movie on...

4th July 2005 21:20



Cruise's Sister Defends 'Alien Beliefs'

TOM CRUISE's sister and publicist LEE ANNE DeVETTE has slammed reports her brother's belief in aliens is connected to their controversial...

4th July 2005 21:20



Sheridan Saved Fiance From Killer Shark

DESPERATE HOUSEWIFE, NICOLETTE SHERIDAN impressed fiance NIKLAS SODERBLOM during their first meeting, when she saved his life by attacking a great...

4th July 2005 21:20





Kidman Won't Be At Cruise And Holmes' Wedding

NICOLE KIDMAN will not attend her ex-husband TOM CRUISE's wedding to new love KATIE HOLMES, despite reports she would be guest of honour. It was...

4th July 2005 21:20


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