8th December 2005

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Thatcher Rushed To Hospital

Former British Prime Minister BARONESS THATCHER was rushed to a London hospital yesterday (07DEC05) after feeling "faint and unwell" in a...

8th December 2005 2:48



Richie And Goldstein Split

THE SIMPLE LIFE star NICOLE RICHIE is single once again, after splitting with her fiance ADAM 'DJ AM' GOLDSTEIN. Richie, 24, and Goldstein, 32,...

8th December 2005 2:48



The Things They Say 805

"I fly more hours than a pilot." Pop star SHAKIRA speaks after jetting from the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada, to the Jingle Ball in...

8th December 2005 2:48



Hear'say Star Klass Attacked In Shop By Youths

British singer-turned-TV presenter MYLEENE KLASS was attacked by a gang of youths in a shop near her London home earlier this week (begs05DEC05). ...

8th December 2005 2:48



The Things They Say 804

"I think all guys want to be cowboys and all girls want to have sex with them." Singer JEWEL muses about dating bull-riding champion TY MURRAY.

8th December 2005 2:48



Stars Sign Items For Charity

MADONNA, BRITNEY SPEARS and MARIAH CAREY are among the stars who have signed an array of items for an online auction, to help fund the fight against...

8th December 2005 2:48



The Things They Say 803

"I'm not going to celebrate because then you behave like a lottery winner. It's vulgar." AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL insists he's going to...

8th December 2005 2:48



Brody's Success Wrecks His Hip-hop Career

ADRIEN BRODY's post-Oscar successes have wrecked the actor's dreams of becoming a rap producer because no one will take his musical efforts...

8th December 2005 2:48



Doherty Searched By London Police

Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY was searched by police in London on Tuesday (06DEC05), moments after he left a drugs paraphernalia store. As the two...

8th December 2005 2:48



Williams Denies Campbell Love Affair

LATEST: British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS has dismissed reports he secretly enjoyed a year-long affair with NAOMI CAMPBELL in 2001 - but he wished he...

8th December 2005 2:48



Beatles Reunion Was In Progress, Says Producer

THE BEATLES were planning their reunion when JOHN LENNON was murdered, according to the record producer working with the late rocker on the night he...

8th December 2005 2:48



The Things They Say 807

"I'm a Southern redneck. I want to do red, white and blue Middle America shows with outdoor themes." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES hunk JAMES DENTON explains...

8th December 2005 2:48



Brockovich Lawyer Dies

EDWARD L MASRY, the lawyer portrayed by ALBERT FINNEY in the 2000 movie ERIN BROCKOVICH, has died of complications from diabetes. He was 73. Masry...

8th December 2005 2:48



The Things They Say 806

"PARIS HILTON was great. I'd ask, 'How are you?' and she'd say, 'I'm hot.' I thought she was acting but now I realise that's how she talks." VAL...

8th December 2005 2:48



Olsen Struggling To Get Over Stavros Split

MARY-KATE OLSEN has spoken out about her split from Greek shipping heir STAVROS NIARCHOS for the first time, revealing she's hurt. The Olsen twin...

8th December 2005 2:48



Parker's Plagued Apartment

SARAH JESSICA PARKER is regularly forced to push past crowds of SEX AND THE CITY fans, queuing up outside her character CARRIE BRADSHAW's Manhattan...

8th December 2005 2:48



Foxx Joins Smith On Howard Campaign

JAMIE FOXX has now joined WILL SMITH in his efforts to land pal TERRENCE HOWARD an Academy Award in March (05). It was recently revealed that...

8th December 2005 2:48



Ken Watanabe Weds

THE LAST SAMURAI star KEN WATANABE has announced that he and Japanese film actress KAHO MINAMI are now a married couple. Earlier this year (05),...

8th December 2005 2:48



Gay Group Endorses Brokeback Mountain

America's leading gay and lesbian organisation has given ANG LEE's controversial new movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN a boost by calling the movie "the most...

8th December 2005 2:48



Nemkova Reunited With Hero Doctor

PETRA NEMKOVA fought back tears on US TV on Tuesday night (06DEC05) when she got the chance to thank the "special" doctor who helped her through the...

8th December 2005 2:48



Kilmer: 'Lies Gave Me A Terrible Reputation'

Movie star VAL KILMER insists two terrible lies have given him a terrible reputation as a raging eccentric. The 45-year-old actor still resents...

8th December 2005 2:48



Gibson To Tell Holocaust Story

MEL GIBSON is returning to weighty subject matter as he develops a new TV movie set against the backdrop of the Holocaust. The actor/director is...

8th December 2005 2:48



Hurley: 'I'm Not Engaged Yet, Let Alone Planning Wedding'

British actress ELIZABETH HURLEY has rubbished reports she is getting married on Valentine's Day 2006, insisting she isn't even engaged yet. The...

8th December 2005 2:48



Sheridan Caught Up In Restraining Order Report

NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN's split from her former fiance NIKLAS SODERBLOM appears to have turned nasty, with the actress being accused of threatening to...

8th December 2005 2:48



Fascinating Fact 635

According to a poll by America's Lifetime Television, 78 per cent of US women would rather kiss JENNIFER ANISTON's ex-husband under the mistletoe...

8th December 2005 2:48



Watts' Underwear Embarrassment

NAOMI WATTS had one major concern on her mind when she suffered a nasty fall on the set of her latest movie KING KONG - that her underwear was on...

8th December 2005 2:48



The Things They Say 808

"I don't do email. I don't write on a computer. I write on a yellow pad, with a pencil." STAR WARS film-maker GEORGE LUCAS insists he isn't as...

8th December 2005 2:48



Motherhood Makes Williams Take Better Care Of Herself

New mum MICHELLE WILLIAMS is urging all women to experience motherhood because she believes the process gives you an automatic sense of being as...

8th December 2005 2:48



Fans Mourn Lennon 25 Years On

Fans of late BEATLE JOHN LENNON are today (8DEC05) marking the 25th anniversary of his murder. The singer was shot dead outside his New York City...

8th December 2005 9:23



Kilmer Stalked Whalley Before They Met

VAL KILMER stalked his ex-wife, British actress JOANNE WHALLEY, before he had the courage to ask her for a date. The TOP GUN star fell for the...

8th December 2005 9:23



Waitressing Nightmares For Tea Leoni

Actress TEA LEONI could only stomach a waitressing career for three days when she was a struggling actress - because diners in New York were so...

8th December 2005 9:23



Brody's Tough Interviews With Foreign Journalists

Actor ADRIEN BRODY hates giving interviews to foreign journalists, because he's convinced he's being made a victim of British comedian ALI G. ...

8th December 2005 9:23



Voight's Scarf Trademark Was Unintentional

Actor JON VOIGHT started wearing scarves to high profile events by accident, after struggling with a troublesome tie at the Oscars. Voight, father...

8th December 2005 9:23



The Things They Say 811

"I love a pint of Guinness. I love Ireland, the people of Ireland, that I have Irish blood. My faith as a Catholic and my faith as a human being and...

8th December 2005 9:23



Klum's Baby Daughter Develops Fashion Taste

HEIDI KLUM's 19-month-old daughter LENI is already showing signs of following in her mother's fashion footsteps, after developing a keen sense of...

8th December 2005 9:23



Cannon Plans Boxing Movie

Comedian NICK CANNON is to star in his own boxing movie, inspired by watching pal WILL SMITH portray legendary fighter MUHAMMAD ALI. Cannon is...

8th December 2005 9:23



Kong Stars' Telescope Wars

The cast of KING KONG became obsessed with telescopes while filming KING KONG in New Zealand, so they could spy on each other. Actor JACK BLACK...

8th December 2005 9:23



Pinter Attacks Bush And Blair In Nobel Speech

British playwright HAROLD PINTER has called for GEORGE W BUSH and TONY BLAIR to be arraigned before the International Criminal Court of Justice for...

8th December 2005 9:23



The Things They Say 810

"I hadn't wanted to be a pop star. I wanted to write prophecy, about saints and everything." Pop singer SINEAD O'CONNOR had other plans before...

8th December 2005 9:23



Messy Morrissey Works With Morricone

Morose rocker MORRISSEY was shocked celebrated Italian composer ENNIO MORRICONE agreed to collaborate with him - he assumed he'd be rejected for...

8th December 2005 9:23



Fascinating Fact 636

R+B star MARIO is planning to make it big at the movies after signing on to star alongside HILARY SWANK and DON CHEADLE in new movie FREEDOM RIDERS....

8th December 2005 9:23



Madden And Duff Are Complete Opposites

GOOD CHARLOTTE star JOEL MADDEN believes his romance with HILARY DUFF has been a success because they're complete opposites. Clean-cut Duff, 18,...

8th December 2005 9:23



Chesney's Baseball Dreams

Country singer KENNY CHESNEY turned to music after failing to achieve his dream of becoming a baseball star. Chesney, whose romance with RENEE...

8th December 2005 9:23



The Things They Say 809

"It was time to get fresh and new. My umbilical chords have been cut off, but it feels good though... Plus, it got so long it felt like I was...

8th December 2005 9:23



Lennon's Infamous Mbe Medal Found In Vault

The Member Of The British Empire (MBE) medal JOHN LENNON returned in protest to British monarch QUEEN ELIZABETH II has been discovered on the 25th...

8th December 2005 9:23



Madonna's Love Of Japan

Pop queen MADONNA is so passionate about Japan and its delicious cuisine - she takes a Japanese cook with her everywhere she goes. The HUNG UP...

8th December 2005 9:23



Fascinating Fact 638

Czech Republic supermodel PETRA NEMKOVA has been honoured with a plaque from Thailand's KING BHUMIBOL ADULYADEJ in recognition of her contribution to...

8th December 2005 9:23



Fascinating Fact 637

Shock jock HOWARD STERN is undergoing secret therapy sessions in a bid to become a better father to his three daughters.

8th December 2005 9:23



Tautou Inspires Director Ron To Grow A Beard

Movie maker RON HOWARD decided to grow a beard for the first time after seeking approval from actress AUDREY TAUTOU. The CINDERELLA MAN director...

8th December 2005 9:23



Black Plans To Play Superhero

Hollywood funnyman JACK BLACK is planning to take on the might of BATMAN and SPIDER-MAN with his own superhero in a new movie - who is blessed with...

8th December 2005 13:43



Pooh Gets The Push

CHRISTOPHER ROBIN has been axed from the new animated Disney version of WINNIE THE POOH. Robin, who was based on author AA MILNE's real son of the...

8th December 2005 13:43



Witherspoon Hits Back At Luketic

REESE WITHERSPOON has hit out at LEGALLY BLONDE director ROBERT LUKETIC's claims she was difficult to work with. Luketic insists he will never...

8th December 2005 13:43



Cycling Movie Saved From Ruin

The British cycling movie based on the life of GRAEME OBREE - who became World Champion on a bike made from a washing machine - has been saved from...

8th December 2005 13:43



Diana's Other Wedding Gown Sells For $180,000

LATEST: DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES' spare wedding dress sold for $180,000 (GBP100,000) at auction in London yesterday (07DEC05). The dress served as...

8th December 2005 13:43



Geisha Director Defends Casting

MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA director ROB MARSHALL has defended his decision to cast Chinese actors in place of Japanese ones - insisting they were employed...

8th December 2005 13:43



Dicaprio Makes Doomsday Documentary

Environmentalist actor LEONARDO DiCAPRIO is making a film-length documentary about the problems facing the planet and what people can do to save...

8th December 2005 13:43



Jackson Sheds Weight

Director PETER JACKSON has lost a staggering 32 kilograms (five stone/70 pounds) in weight in just 10 months. THE LORD OF THE RINGS director...

8th December 2005 13:43



Jagger Falls Out With Everyone On Tour

Veteran rocker SIR MICK JAGGER copes with the nerves he suffers at the beginning of a tour by bickering with everyone around him. The BROWN SUGAR...

8th December 2005 13:43



Church Warns Love Rivals Off Henson

Welsh singer CHARLOTTE CHURCH has warned other women to stop flirting with her boyfriend GAVIN HENSON, or she will resort to physical violence. ...

8th December 2005 13:43



Macgowan Annoys Bandmates

THE POGUES frontman SHAME MacGOWAN infuriated band members by taking an impromptu holiday to Morocco when he should have been rehearsing with them. ...

8th December 2005 13:43



Stones Privileges For Credit Card Holders

British ROLLING STONES fans with American Express credit cards have secured a coup over the rest of the public - they get first refusal on tickets...

8th December 2005 13:43



Glitter Admits To Sharing Bed With Girl Of 10

Disgraced rocker GARY GLITTER has confessed to his lawyer he has shared his bed with a 10-year-old girl. Vietnamese lawyer LE THANH KINH also...

8th December 2005 13:43



Morrissey Denied Smiths Royalties

British rocker MORRISSEY claims his former THE SMITHS bandmate MIKE JOYCE has robbed him of over $2.7 million (GBP1.5 million) in album royalties. ...

8th December 2005 13:43



Jackson To Re-release Top Singles

Pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON plans to follow in the footsteps of ELVIS PRESLEY and re-release 20 of his biggest hits as singles. Presley topped...

8th December 2005 13:43



Fascinating Fact 639

A producer has paid $467,000 (GBP259,800) for the original 1923 Hollywood sign on auction website eBay.

8th December 2005 13:43



Swayze's Racy Fan Mail

Hollywood star PATRICK SWAYZE is reluctant to open his fan mail because his female followers bombard him with dirty photos. The DIRTY DANCING...

8th December 2005 13:43



Japan Marks Lennon Anniversary

Japan marked the 25th anniversary of JOHN LENNON's death today (08DEC05) by holding a free concert at a specially built museum. The late BEATLE's...

8th December 2005 17:47



Dimebag Family To Sue Nightclub

The family of late DAMAGEPLAN rocker 'DIMEBAG' DARRELL ABBOTT marked the first anniversary of his murder in a Columbus, Ohio, venue by filing a...

8th December 2005 17:47



George Michael Considers Touring

GEORGE MICHAEL is considering touring for the first time in 15 years, after overcoming his phobia of performing live. The singer has lived as a...

8th December 2005 17:47



Cobain To Narrate New Movie

Late NIRVANA rocker KURT COBAIN will narrate a new documentary on his life, thanks to interview tapes made by biographer MICHAEL AZERRAD. Azerrad...

8th December 2005 17:47



Carey, West And Legend Lead Grammy Nominations

R+B star MARIAH CAREY, rapper KANYE WEST and soul singer JOHN LEGEND lead the nominations for next year's (06) Grammy Awards, picking up eight nods...

8th December 2005 17:47



The Things They Say 814

"We definitely all know each other... but there's no conspiracy. We don't sit around planning some great overthrow." HEATH LEDGER on his fellow...

8th December 2005 17:47



Fascinating Fact 640

Former DIFF'RENT STROKES star TODD BRIDGES will be putting his ice-skates on when he joins singer DEBORAH GIBSON among the contestants on next year's...

8th December 2005 17:47



Collins Plugs Cibrian

Saucy novelist JACKIE COLLINS cites Cuban American actor EDDIE CIBRIAN as the up and coming sexiest man in Hollywood. THE BITCH author, 68, is...

8th December 2005 17:47



The Things They Say 813

"That's one movie that will stay on the shelf." DENISE RICHARDS insists her daughters SAM and LOLA will never see her three-way sex scene in cult...

8th December 2005 17:47



Murphy Hails Brits' Individuality

BRITTANY MURPHY has praised Londoners for being more individual than people in beauty-obsessed Los Angeles. The SIN CITY star, who plays a Brit in...

8th December 2005 17:47



Swayze's Tears Over Environment

DIRTY DANCING star PATRICK SWAYZE is so devastated by people destroying the planet - he cries about it all the time. The ROADHOUSE actor, 53,...

8th December 2005 17:47



Winslet Afraid Of Being Awful Actress

English star KATE WINSLET hates watching herself in films because she is afraid her acting is terrible. The 30-year-old actress, who has starred...

8th December 2005 17:47



Trump: 'My Pregnant Wife Looks Like A Monster'

Property tycoon DONALD TRUMP has embarrassed his pregnant wife MELANIA, by declaring her expanding waistline makes her look "like a blimp". THE...

8th December 2005 17:47



Khan Blames Politics For Broken Marriage

Former Pakistani cricket captain IMRAN KHAN holds his involvement in politics responsible for ruining his marriage to British beauty JEMIMA...

8th December 2005 17:47



Schwimmer To Light Up Broadway

FRIENDS star DAVID SCHWIMMER will make his Broadway, New York City, debut in a stage adaptation of HERMAN WOUK's best-selling novel THE CAINE MUTINY...

8th December 2005 17:47



Gibson Slammed Over Holocaust Film

LATEST: Controversial film director MEL GIBSON has been attacked by a leading Holocaust expert after announcing plans to produce a film about the...

8th December 2005 17:47



The Things They Say 812

"Liam writes music with dynamics. He attacks your internal metronome, before you even know it is going to happen. So you're moving inside and your...

8th December 2005 17:47



The Prodigy Will Defy The Death Of Dance

THE PRODIGY star LIAM HOWLETT insists the band will succeed even though the dance music scene is dead, because its music is too powerful to bow to...

8th December 2005 17:47



Yellowcard Call Off European Tour

Punk band YELLOWCARD have had to scrap their European tour - because lead singer RYAN KEY has a nodule on his vocal chords. The LIGHTS AND SOUNDS...

8th December 2005 17:47



Gallagher Slams White's Coca-cola Connection

Outspoken OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has slammed JACK WHITE for writing and performing a song for a new Coca-Cola commercial. THE IMPORTANCE OF...

8th December 2005 17:47



Harvey Focuses On Us Deal

Former EAST 17 star BRIAN HARVEY is hoping to turn over a new leaf by restarting his solo music career in America. British Harvey, who has now...

8th December 2005 21:33



Ashlee Simpson Finds Love

Pop star ASHLEE SIMPSON has found love - with her guitarist. The 21-year-old singer, who was recently linked to THAT '70S SHOW star WILMER...

8th December 2005 21:33



Cbgb Gets A Stay Of Execution

The owner of landmark New York club CBGB has been given another year to operate business in the East Village, despite losing a battle to keep the...

8th December 2005 21:33



Linkin Park Resolving Spat With Label

The members of LINKIN PARK are close to settling their contract renegotiation dispute with their record label, months after making the wrangle...

8th December 2005 21:33



Simpson And Electra's Sympathy For Spears

Pop star ASHLEE SIMPSON and actress CARMEN ELECTRA have offered their sympathy to BRITNEY SPEARS, after hearing of her reported marriage problems. ...

8th December 2005 21:33



The Things They Say 817

"At Cannes (Film Festival) this year (05), it was kind of embarrassing. There was a standing ovation for minutes... After a while I thought, 'This...

8th December 2005 21:33



Valderrama Takes On Chips Role

Actor WILMER VALDERRAMA has signed up to star in a remake of the classic TV show CHiPS. Valderrama, ex-boyfriend of LINDSAY LOHAN and MANDY MOORE,...

8th December 2005 21:33



The Things They Say 816

"He hates to have his hair brushed but he lets those girls brush his hair and put make-up on him and nail polish on his fingernails and toenails. He...

8th December 2005 21:33



Brody's Bid To Blend In

ADRIEN BRODY was so intent on going unnoticed after winning an Oscar in 2003, he went out the following day wearing a wig and neck brace. The...

8th December 2005 21:33



The Things They Say 815

"The Irish boys were so wild that OLIVER (STONE) told them to calm down. I mean, what kind of behaviour must it be to have Oliver Stone tell you to...

8th December 2005 21:33



Winslet Cool With Threapleton

Actress KATE WINSLET credits parenthood for her "cool" relationship with ex-husband JIM THREAPLETON. The TITANIC star, who had a daughter, MIA,...

8th December 2005 21:33



George Embarrassed Over Soap Past

Former ALIAS star MELISSA GEORGE snapped during a newspaper interview in her native Australia, when the journalist brought up her soap opera past. ...

8th December 2005 21:33



De Niro And Stone Blasted As Nightmare Interviewees

Hollywood stars ROBERT DE NIRO and SHARON STONE have been slammed for their terrible interviewing skills, by a British TV presenter. Scots showbiz...

8th December 2005 21:33



Stars Picked For Golden Globes Wake-up Call

British actress KATE BECKINSALE, MARK WAHLBERG and funnyman STEVE CARELL have signed up to host the 2006 Golden Globe Awards Nominations...

8th December 2005 21:33



Photographer Hits Back At Aniston

LATEST: JENNIFER ANISTON has been attacked by the photographer who took snapshots of her sunbathing - for being barely dressed on her own property. ...

8th December 2005 21:33



Fascinating Fact 642

R+B sensation ALICIA KEYS will guest on the 30 December (05) episode of long-running children's show SESAME STREET in America, during which she'll...

8th December 2005 21:33



Hip-hop + Rap Rule Us Charts

Rap and hip-hop still rule at the top of America's Billboard 200 singles chart as CHRIS BROWN's RUN IT! holds on to the number one spot for a fourth...

8th December 2005 21:33



Fascinating Fact 641

Music bible Rolling Stone are commemorating the 25th anniversary of JOHN LENNON's murder today (08DEC05) by posting audio from a classic 1970...

8th December 2005 21:33



Bon Jovi Phone In A Concert

Rockers BON JOVI will make history when they play a home state show in New Jersey on 17 December (05) - the concert will be the first broadcast in...

8th December 2005 21:33



My Morning Jacket Cancel Tour

American rockers MY MORNING JACKET have been forced to cancel a prestigious New Year's Eve gig and their European tour after frontman JIM JAMES fell...

8th December 2005 21:33


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