8th July 2005

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Morgan Freeman Launches Legal Film Downloading Venture

An entertainment company co-founded by Oscar winner MORGAN FREEMAN has set up a new digital partnership with a California firm to allow movie fans...

8th July 2005 10:51



Mena Gets Serious With New Man

AMERICAN BEAUTY star MENA SUVARI's whirlwind romance with Hollywood fitness trainer JAY BULLOCH has become serious - she has jetted off to...

8th July 2005 10:51



Chiklis' Wife Escorted Off Set After Panic Attack

Actor MICHAEL CHIKLIS' wife had to be escorted off the set of his new movie FANTASTIC FOUR the first time she saw her husband in his THE THING...

8th July 2005 10:51



Katie Wants A Simple Wedding

Actress KATIE HOLMES isn't planning a lavish wedding to new fiance TOM CRUISE - because she wants to keep her big day "simple." In an upcoming...

8th July 2005 10:51



Brando's Ex Slams Estate For Auctioning Off Mementos

MARLON BRANDO's ex-wife ANNA KASHFI has blasted the late movie icon's estate for not consulting her and son CHRISTIAN before selling off THE...

8th July 2005 10:51



Schwarzenegger Secures California After Bomb Attacks In London

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER staged a series of emergency meetings this morning (07JUL05) to make sure his security teams are doing everything they can to...

8th July 2005 10:51



Zsa Zsa Critical After Stroke

Actress and socialite ZSA ZSA GABOR is in critical condition after suffering a stroke at her home in Beverly Hills. The TOUCH OF EVIL star, 89,...

8th July 2005 10:51



P-funk Founder Davis Dead

PARLIAMENT-FUNKADELIC founder RAY DAVIS has died in New Jersey following respiratory complications. He was 65. The vocalist on funk hits like...

8th July 2005 10:51



June Haver Dies

Musical star JUNE HAVER died on Monday (04JUL05) in Los Angeles after suffering respiratory failure. She was 79. The Illinois-born actress leapt...

8th July 2005 10:51



Mariah Still On Top

MARIAH CAREY has started another run at the top of the US singles charts with the tune she has already enjoyed a four-week stint at number one...

8th July 2005 10:51



Lyme Disease Forces Hall + Oates To Postpone Dates

White soul duo HALL + OATES have been forced to postpone dates on their upcoming summer (05) tour after singer DARRYL HALL was diagnosed with Lyme...

8th July 2005 10:51



'Devastated' Queen Cancel Gigs After Terror Attacks

QUEEN rockers have postponed their London concerts on Friday (08JUL05) after expressing their devastation at seeing the terrorist attacks in the...

8th July 2005 10:51



Mariah's Sister Busted For Prostitution

MARIAH CAREY's hooker sister ALISON claims police are trying to stop her from selling sex in her native Suffolk County, New York after setting her...

8th July 2005 10:51



Federline Slams Child Support Rumours

BRITNEY SPEARS' husband KEVIN FEDERLINE has slammed reports he is failing to pay child support to the mother of his two children. Federline...

8th July 2005 10:51



Jackson's Publicist: 'Michael Hasn't Fired Me'

MICHAEL JACKSON's recently-fired publicist RAYMONE BAIN insists she is still working for the troubled singer, because he didn't dismiss her in...

8th July 2005 11:33



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Due to the terrorist attacks in LONDON yesterday, transportation and communications in the capital have been seriously affected and while we aim to...

8th July 2005 11:33



Inxs Land New Record Deal

Australian rockers INXS are celebrating their comeback by signing a new record deal. The group, formerly fronted by MICHAEL HUTCHENCE, has...

8th July 2005 11:33



Stars Plan A Big Turn-out For Luther's Send-off

DIONNE WARWICK, ALICIA KEYS, BETTE MIDLER and DIANA ROSS will be among the stars saying a fond farewell to soul legend LUTHER VANDROSS today...

8th July 2005 11:33



Bombings Force Rem To Postpone Their Return To Live 8 Site

LATEST: Rockers REM have rescheduled their Hyde Park show in London at the weekend (09JUL05) to allow police to revamp security in the wake of bomb...

8th July 2005 11:33



Bobby And Whitney Want Another Baby

WHITNEY HOUSTON and BOBBY BROWN are set to toast their new-found sobriety by having another baby. The couple, who have their own reality TV...

8th July 2005 11:33



Lil' Kim Goes To Prison Fighting

Rapper LIL' KIM isn't going down quietly as she prepares for a 366-day stint in jail - she's slamming all her detractors on a new single. Just a...

8th July 2005 11:33



Depp Blames Fame For His Alcoholism

Movie hunk JOHNNY DEPP blames his speedy rise to fame for causing his debilitating alcohol addiction. The FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS star...

8th July 2005 11:34



Van Halen Star To Take Over Stern's Hot Seat?

Former VAN HALEN star DAVID LEE ROTH is reportedly being lined up to replace controversial New York shock jock HOWARD STERN when he quits his daily...

8th July 2005 11:34



Kravitz Launches Design Company

Rocker LENNY KRAVITZ has received so many compliments for his stylish home interiors - he's launched his own design company. The ARE YOU GONNA...

8th July 2005 11:34



Carey Rages Over Cellulite Gag On Live Tv

R+B beauty MARIAH CAREY flew into a rage on live German TV last night (07JUL05) - after a cheeky comedian drew attention to her cellulite...

8th July 2005 11:34



Chan Still On Course For Rush Hour 3

LATEST: Martial arts superstar JACKIE CHAN is refusing to give up on a third RUSH HOUR movie even if his sidekick, CHRIS TUCKER, isn't...

8th July 2005 11:34



Rue Fights For Circus Elephants

Former GOLDEN GIRLS star RUE McCLANAHAN has joined forces with animal activists People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals to fight a travelling...

8th July 2005 11:34



Hatcher Admits Flirting With Usher

TV beauty TERI HATCHER and R+B heart-throb USHER indulged in a flirting session during their recent triumph at the Glamour Woman Of The Year Awards...

8th July 2005 11:34



Howard Wants Pitt To Play Van Gogh

Movie maker RON HOWARD is hoping BRAD PITT's love of art will prompt the movie star to say yes to a proposed remake of VINCENT VAN GOGH biopic LUST...

8th July 2005 11:34



Rodman Runs With The Bulls

Colourful former basketball star-turned-actor DENNIS RODMAN ran with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain yesterday (07JUL05). The former boyfriend of...

8th July 2005 11:34



Doherty Cheated On Ex With Moorish

Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY conceived his son ESTILE with rock groupie LISA MOORISH, while he was still dating long-term love KATIE LEWIS. ...

8th July 2005 11:55



Gallagher Slams 'Boring' Bono's Religious Talks

OASIS rocker LIAM GALLAGHER has slammed U2 star BONO's "boring" attempts to convert him to Christianity - insisting he is his own God. The...

8th July 2005 11:55



Bobby Plans New Edition Reunion Tour For Reality Show

R+B star BOBBY BROWN is heading back on the road with his old boy band NEW EDITION - for his hit reality show BEING BOBBY BROWN. The new show,...

8th July 2005 11:55



50 Cent Tops Mid-year Us Album Sales Chart

Rapper 50 CENT is leading the mid-year album sales charts in America after selling almost twice as many copies of his THE MASSACRE disc as second...

8th July 2005 11:55



Garth Brooks Back For More

Country superstar GARTH BROOKS is struggling to maintain his retirement from the music industry - he's staging another brief comeback for...

8th July 2005 11:55



Kemp Wept Over Live 8 Yates Photo

SPANDAU BALLET star GARY KEMP wept at Saturday's (02JUL05) London Live 8 concert when he saw a photo of SIR BOB GELDOF and his late wife PAULA...

8th July 2005 11:55



Spears Girls Show Off Art Skills On Dog Bowls

Sisters BRITNEY and JAMIE LYNN SPEARS are showing off their artistic skills by designing dog bowls for girlie fashion chain Hello Kitty. The...

8th July 2005 11:55



Blue Pull Gigs

BLUE have cancelled their London concerts, as the city struggles to come to terms with yesterday's (07JUL05) terrorist attacks. Dozens of people...

8th July 2005 11:55



Keith Honoured With More Platinum

Country superstar TOBY KEITH has been handed his ninth and tenth platinum albums after passing the 20 million sales mark. The singer's BOOMTOWN...

8th July 2005 11:55



Gruffudd Is A Vanity Case

Welsh actor IOAN GRUFFUDD is regularly tormented by his male co-stars, because he is so vain. The HORNBLOWER heart-throb proudly admits he likes...

8th July 2005 11:55



Hudson: 'I See Dead People'

Movie beauty KATE HUDSON is thrilled she's inherited her mother GOLDIE HAWN's psychic abilities - because she loves talking to ghosts. The...

8th July 2005 11:55



Connelly Stunned By Stevie Meeting At Live 8

Actress JENNIFER CONNELLY enjoyed a "religious" moment backstage at the Philadelphia Live 8 concert on Saturday (02JUL05) when she met her idol...

8th July 2005 11:55



Holmes Vows To Stay Sane

Actress KATIE HOLMES has vowed to stay sane despite the increased level of media scrutiny she's been placed under since she began dating TOM CRUISE...

8th July 2005 11:55



Jolie's Parrot Causes Chaos In Pet Store

ANGELINA JOLIE's parrot is causing chaos at the store where she houses him while she's away promoting films and adopting babies - he stages hunger...

8th July 2005 11:55



Gruffudd Thrilled With Fantastic Figure

Welsh actor IOAN GRUFFUDD is thrilled his latest movie character has been turned into an action figure - because he collected them as a child. ...

8th July 2005 11:55



Roth Hired Actors To Drive Him Around Hollywood

British actor TIM ROTH hired unemployed actors to drive him around Hollywood when he first arrived in Los Angeles. The RESERVOIR DOGS star...

8th July 2005 11:55



The Hollies Want Former Bandmate Jailed

Sixties hitmaker THE HOLLIES appeared in court yesterday (06JUL05) in a bid to have former bandmate ERIC HAYDOCK jailed for ignoring a previous...

8th July 2005 12:14



Dannii: 'Kylie Will Make Full Recovery'

Australian pop star KYLIE MINOGUE will make a full recovery from breast cancer according to her sister DANNII. The CAN'T GET YOU OUT OF MY HEAD...

8th July 2005 12:14



Berry Infuriates Scottish Fans

Veteran rocker CHUCK BERRY left Scottish fans infuriated when he stormed out of Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall on Tuesday (05JUL05) before taking to...

8th July 2005 12:14



Brown: 'Prison Strengthened Me'

Former STONE ROSES frontman IAN BROWN came out of prison with even more determination to succeed following his conviction for air rage in 1998. ...

8th July 2005 12:14



Daltrey Courts Razorlight

THE WHO rock legend ROGER DALTREY was so impressed with RAZORLIGHT's performance at London's LIVE 8 concert on Saturday (02JUL05) - he has signed...

8th July 2005 12:14



Clooney In Scotland To Pressure World Leaders

GEORGE CLOONEY is spending time in Edinburgh, Scotland after appearing at last night's final Live 8 concert in the city's Murrayfield stadium, to...

8th July 2005 12:14



David Surprises Victoria With Anniversary Ring

Soccer star DAVID BECKHAM surprised his wife VICTORIA on Monday (04JUL05) by presenting her with a $36,000 (GBP20,000) Cartier ring to mark their...

8th July 2005 12:14



Depp Practised Wonka On Daughter

JOHNNY DEPP practised his WILLY WONKA on his six year old daughter LILY-ROSE MELODY - because he was scared he'd make the character too dark. ...

8th July 2005 12:14



Jolie Adopted Ethiopian On A Recommendation From Maddox

LATEST: ANGELINA JOLIE knew she had to adopt an Ethiopian baby girl when her Cambodian son MADDOX blew a kiss at her. The TOMB RAIDER star...

8th July 2005 12:14



Alba's Sick Childhood

SIN CITY star JESSICA ALBA was on such strong drugs to combat her chronic childhood asthma, her overall health suffered. The sexy 24-year-old...

8th July 2005 12:14



London Shows Shelved In Aftermath Of Terrorist Attacks

Stars including EWAN McGREGOR, VAL KILMER, DAVID SCHWIMMER, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, THE PRODIGY and SUM 41 have all called off performances in...

8th July 2005 12:55



Spears Expecting Twins?

Pregnant pop princess BRITNEY SPEARS is reportedly expecting twins. The TOXIC singer, 23, is expecting her first child in the autumn (05). Her...

8th July 2005 12:55



Gilmour In New Royalty Wrangle

DAVE GILMOUR has reportedly entered into a new rift with his PINK FLOYD bandmates - this time over album royalties. Sales of the veteran...

8th July 2005 12:55



Notorious Big Trial Abandoned

The judge presiding over the NOTORIOUS BIG wrongful-death trial in Los Angeles declared a mistrial yesterday (06JUL05), after new evidence further...

8th July 2005 12:55



50 Cent Linked To Usher Ex

Hip-hop star 50 CENT has reportedly struck up an on-set romance with his new movie co-star JOY BRYANT. The rapper - real name CURTIS JACKSON -...

8th July 2005 12:55



Fergie And Duhamel Engaged?

BLACK EYED PEAS singer FERGIE and Hollywood hunk JOSH DUHAMEL are reportedly engaged after a whirlwind romance. WHERE IS THE LOVE? hitmaker...

8th July 2005 12:55



Labelle, Flack And Pendergrass Pay Respects To Vandross

Music stars PATTI LaBELLE, ROBERTA FLACK and TEDDY PENDERGRASS have paid their respects to late soul singer LUTHER VANDROSS in a New York City...

8th July 2005 12:55



Model Maker Sues Lord Of The Rings Makers

A New Zealand court ruled this week (begs04JUL05) that a man who built models for THE LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy can sue for unfair dismissal. ...

8th July 2005 12:55



Magazine Apologises After Jolie Adoption Mix-up

American magazine US Weekly has apologised after incorrectly reporting ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT had adopted a baby boy together. The actors...

8th July 2005 12:55



Few Fans Take Crowe Refund

A tiny proportion of movie-goers have taken American cinema chain AMC Theaters up on their offer of a refund after watching RUSSELL CROWE in boxing...

8th July 2005 12:55



Shaven Portman

Actress NATALIE PORTMAN was stopped by New York police recently, and has blamed her newly-shaven head on raising suspicions with officers. The...

8th July 2005 12:55



Judd Gets Body Double

Stunning actress ASHLEY JUDD is searching for a body double to strip off in her forthcoming film. The KISS THE GIRLS beauty, 37, has just...

8th July 2005 12:55



Bonham-carter To Star As Super-mother

HELENA BONHAM-CARTER is starring in a new film about an incredible mother of seven after having seen a devastating documentary featuring the...

8th July 2005 13:48



Ed Mcbain Dies

American writer ED McBAIN died on Wednesday (06JUL05) following a battle with throat cancer. He was 78. McBain sold more than 100 million copies...

8th July 2005 13:48



Argento's Father Told Her She Was Ugly

Italian actress and director ASIA ARGENTO grew up believing she was ugly because her father, legendary horror film director, DARIO ARGENTO...

8th July 2005 13:48



Holmes Prepared For Paparazzi

KATIE HOLMES is adamant the paparazzi will never photograph her in unflattering clothes, because she always dresses appropriately before leaving...

8th July 2005 13:48



Pinkett Smith: 'I'm Glad Will Fancies Other Women'

JADA PINKETT SMITH is happy her husband WILL SMITH lusts after other women, because she would be more concerned if he didn't appreciate the opposite...

8th July 2005 13:48



Prince William Devastated By London Bombings

British royal PRINCE WILLIAM has expressed his shock at the devastating news of yesterday's (07JUL05) terrorist attacks in London. The...

8th July 2005 13:48



Killing Fields Conviction Reinstated

A US court yesterday (07JUL05) reinstated the convictions of three men imprisoned for murdering Oscar-winning actor HAING NGOR in 1996. The...

8th July 2005 13:48



Morissette Cried A River Over Canada

ALANIS MORISSETTE credits fellow Canadian rocker JONI MITCHELL's ballad RIVER with helping her overcome her overwhelming home sickness when she...

8th July 2005 13:48



Strokes' Hammond Gets Into Nightclub Business

STROKES guitarist ALBERT HAMMOND JR is teaming up with Emmy-winning comedian DAVID CROSS to launch a nightclub. The LAST NITE hitmaker, 26, and...

8th July 2005 13:48



Herbie Hancock Blown Away By Aguilera

Jazz legend HERBIE HANCOCK was dumbstruck by CHRISTINA AGUILERA's incredible vocal prowess after recording a track with her. The BEAUTIFUL pop...

8th July 2005 13:48



Doherty Injured Ex While High

British singer PETE DOHERTY injured his former lover KATIE LEWIS while high on drugs. The former LIBERTINE, who is now dating supermodel KATE...

8th July 2005 13:48



Grohl Hits Out At Backing Tape Bands

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has derided bands including LINKIN PARK and MOTLEY CRUE for using backing tracks when they perform live. The...

8th July 2005 13:48



Rodgers Accepted By Mercury's Mother

Former FREE singer PAUL RODGERS finally felt comfortable about replacing FREDDIE MERCURY as QUEEN's frontman when he shared a magical moment with...

8th July 2005 13:48



Aguilera Injured

CHRISTINA AGUILERA's right arm is in bandages after an altercation in a nightclub with a crazed fan. The DIRRTY star has been advised to wear a...

8th July 2005 13:48



Spelling Lover Has Never Seen 90210

Actress TORI SPELLING is thrilled her actor husband CHARLIE SHANIAN has never seen her work on 1990s series BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 - as she knows he...

8th July 2005 17:35



Alba Laughs At Naked Men

Latina beauty JESSICA ALBA finds naked men "hilarious", and is far from aroused if she sees them attempt a sexy strip. The SIN CITY siren will...

8th July 2005 17:35



Alan Partridge Tackles Al-qaida

LATEST: British comedy actor STEVE COOGAN's alter ego ALAN PARTRIDGE will make his first big screen appearance in a new movie about an al-Qaida...

8th July 2005 17:35



Hatcher Expected To Play Gabrielle

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star TERI HATCHER was thrilled when producers offered her the part of SUSAN MAYER because she was worried her sexy image would...

8th July 2005 17:35



Lee: 'I Never Dated White Women'

Director SPIKE LEE has never dated a white woman, because he always found love in his own community. The DO THE RIGHT THING director grew up in...

8th July 2005 17:35



London Theatre Returns To Normal

LATEST: Hollywood stars VAL KILMER, EWAN McGREGOR and DAVID SCHWIMMER will return to the London stage tonight (08JUL05), after Thursday's (07JUL05)...

8th July 2005 17:35



Judge Refuses To Conceal Cosby Accusers' Ids

A Philadelphia judge has refused to conceal the identities of nine women involved in BILL COSBY's sexual assault lawsuit. Canadian ANDREA...

8th July 2005 17:35



Gabor Recovering From Surgery

LATEST: Actress ZSA ZSA GABOR is recovering from emergency surgery after suffering a stroke at her Bel Air, California, home earlier this week...

8th July 2005 17:35



Corgan: 'Joy Division Were Heavy Metal'

Former SMASHING PUMPKINS rocker BILLY CORGAN has bemused music fans by insisting new wave band JOY DIVISION were actually a heavy metal band. ...

8th July 2005 17:35



Lulu Dumbstruck By Heart Disease Statistics

Scottish singer LULU was shocked to discover the high statistics of women suffering from heart disease, and is appealing to her fellow females to...

8th July 2005 17:35



Carey Struck By Stone's Confidence

Pop beauty MARIAH CAREY was amazed by the way young soul star JOSS STONE confidently mixed with global superstars backstage at last week's...

8th July 2005 17:35



Goo Goo Doll Donates To Hometown

GOO GOO DOLLS rocker ROBBY TAKAC has donated musical instruments to local schools in his hometown of Buffalo, New York. The IRIS bassist...

8th July 2005 17:35



Chirac Congratulates Bono And Geldof Over Africa

French President JACQUES CHIRAC congratulated rocker SIR BOB GELDOF and BONO for their tireless campaigning against poverty in Africa, as they met...

8th July 2005 17:35



Moby Blasts Terrorist 'Scum'

Dance star MOBY has branded the terrorists behind yesterday's (07JUL05) London bombing "scum" and called on Islamic leaders to speak out against...

8th July 2005 17:35



Notorious' Mother Fumes At La Lawyers

Late rapper NOTORIOUS BIG's mother has blasted the city of Los Angeles' lawyers for claiming her family's wrongful-death suit was only for money. ...

8th July 2005 17:35



Moore's Festival Faces Right Wing Competition

LATEST: MICHAEL MOORE's Traverse City Film Festival will face political competition after a conservative group set up a rival film festival to...

8th July 2005 20:29



Oprah And Hotel Rwanda Boss Honoured With Freedom Awards

OPRAH WINFREY and the subject of hit movie HOTEL RWANDA have been named as the recipients of this year's (05) National Civil Rights Museum awards...

8th July 2005 20:29



Dickinson Dubbed 'Crazy' After Knife Attack

Supermodel JANICE DICKINSON had her SURREAL LIFE castmates running for their lives when a butcher's knife stunt went horribly wrong. The catty...

8th July 2005 20:29



Brando Estate Fights To Shut Down Chicken Website

Attorneys representing MARLON BRANDO's estate are trying to shut down a website dedicated to the late actor's beloved chickens. Brando's...

8th July 2005 20:29



Al-fayed Helps Bobby Brown In The Bedroom

Harrods boss MOHAMED AL-FAYED is helping WHITNEY HOUSTON and BOBBY BROWN realise their dreams of becoming parents again - by handing over powerful...

8th July 2005 20:29



Mtv + Vh1 Rebroadcast Live 8 After Criticism

US cable networks MTV and VH1 are to rebroadcast their Live 8 coverage uninterrupted tomorrow (09JUL05) after critics blasted bosses for featuring...

8th July 2005 20:29



Oasis Kick Babyshambles As Support

Rockers OASIS have dumped BABYSHAMBLES as their support act on their British tour, after frontman PETE DOHERTY failed to turn up to Wednesday's...

8th July 2005 20:29



No Reunion As Billed For The Specials

The members of British ska group THE SPECIALS have issued a statement to fans insisting they will not be reforming, as advertised, for a Scottish...

8th July 2005 20:29



Brown's Touching Message To Bomb Victims

R+B star BOBBY BROWN paid a touching tribute to Londoners who lost their lives in bombings yesterday (07JUL05) by posting a special message at the...

8th July 2005 20:29



Omarion Shocks Londoners With 'I'm Ok' Speech

R+B singer OMARION has horrified shocked Londoners recovering from yesterday's (07JUL05) terrorist attack, by releasing a statement saying he is...

8th July 2005 20:29



Cavalli To Design New Bunny Outfits For Playboy

Fashion guru ROBERTO CAVALLI has been commissioned to update the Playboy Bunny outfit for the launch of a new men's club in Las Vegas, Nevada. ...

8th July 2005 20:29



Daldry's Tin-tin To Hit Big Screen

BILLY ELLIOT director STEPHEN DALDRY is set to adapt the classic French adventure stories of TIN-TIN for the big screen. Daldry is remaining...

8th July 2005 20:29



Connelly's Real Life Floods Get Her Ready For Horror Film

JENNIFER CONNELLY had a heightened sense of fear while making horror movie DARK WATER because she feared director WALTER SALLES was setting off...

8th July 2005 20:29



Alba: 'I Don't Sleep Around'

JESSICA ALBA insists she was misquoted on her stance regarding casual sex - as she is concerned she now has a reputation for sleeping around. ...

8th July 2005 20:29



Garner Fans Fight For Statue Honour

Veteran actor JAMES GARNER is to be honoured in his hometown, if a fan club gets its way. Devotees are raising money to build a statue of THE...

8th July 2005 20:29


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