16th December 2005

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Foxy Brown: 'I've Been Deaf For Six Months'

LATEST: FOXY BROWN has been unable to hear for a staggering six months. The 26-year-old rapper was diagnosed with sudden hearing loss in May (05)...

16th December 2005 2:47



Michael To Enter Into Gay Union Next June

LATEST: GEORGE MICHAEL will celebrate his tenth anniversary with long-term partner KENNY GOSS by entering into a same-sex civil union in June next...

16th December 2005 2:47



Kazakhstan Criticised For Closing Borat Website

The Kazakhstani government has been criticised by respected journalistic organisation Reporters Without Borders for over-reacting in its war of words...

16th December 2005 2:47



Maguire To Propose To Girlfriend?

SPIDER-MAN star TOBEY MAGUIRE is reportedly planning to propose to his girlfriend of two years, JENNIFER MEYER. According to friends of the...

16th December 2005 2:47



Renee And Kenny Meet For Secret Dinners

RENEE ZELLWEGER and KENNY CHESNEY have added more mystery to their shock marriage split by meeting up for secret romantic dates in New York City and...

16th December 2005 2:47



Cruise Stands Firm On 9/11 Medication Comments At Gala

LATEST: TOM CRUISE stood firm behind his controversial comments about September 11 (01) rescue workers coming off their post-trauma medications when...

16th December 2005 2:47



British Comedian Arrested In Child Porn Investigation

Award-winning British comedian CHRIS LANGHAM was arrested on 30 November (05) for alleged child porn offences. Langham, 56, was named Best TV...

16th December 2005 2:47



Fascinating Fact 672

Country act RASCAL FLATTS have made Billboard magazine history by becoming the first group to be named the music industry paper's Country Artist of...

16th December 2005 2:47



Bolton Offers Support To Ex-lover Sheridan

MICHAEL BOLTON is offering his ex-girlfriend NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN a shoulder to cry on as she tries to cope with her very public split from fiance...

16th December 2005 2:47



Kanye Gets Spin And Rolling Stone's Nod For Best Album

KANYE WEST is off to a running start in the race for the Best Album Grammy next year (06), after landing top spot in US magazines Spin and Rolling...

16th December 2005 2:47



West Delighted By Legend's Grammy Recognition

Rapper KANYE WEST is delighted his protege JOHN LEGEND matched him with eight nominations for next year's (06) Grammy Awards, because they are...

16th December 2005 2:47



Spears Most-searched For On The Web

BRITNEY SPEARS has topped Yahoo's annual list of the most searched for entertainment topic on the internet - despite taking most of 2005 off. The...

16th December 2005 2:47



Mills Mccartney Forced Out Of Reality Show

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER MILLS McCARTNEY has been forced to drop out of a British reality TV show because she needs to undergo surgery on...

16th December 2005 2:47



Elton To Pay Wedding Policing Costs

Flamboyant rocker SIR ELTON JOHN and his fiance DAVID FURNISH have been told they will have to pay the cost of policing their wedding next week...

16th December 2005 2:47



The Things They Say 871

"I won the prize for the most interesting hairstyle. I used to think geisha girls were really cute, so I would pile my hair up on my head and wear...

16th December 2005 2:47



Ratzenberger Plans To Wed Again

Former CHEERS star JOHN RATZENBERGER is planning to wed just 10 months after his stunning fiancee dumped him for another man. The actor, who...

16th December 2005 2:47



The Things They Say 870

"I think the best fate for HITLER would be he shouldn't be executed - he should condemned to watch satirical impressions of himself for eternity."...

16th December 2005 2:47



Cruz To Receive Top French Honour

Spanish actress PENELOPE CRUZ is set to be made a Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters by French President JACQUES CHIRAC. The VANILLA SKY...

16th December 2005 2:47



The Things They Say 869

"What would make me want to jump on a couch? If I saw a mouse." TERI HATCHER reveals the only thing that would make her emulate TOM CRUISE's...

16th December 2005 2:47



Paltrow And Martin Getaway For Romantic Second Honeymoon

GWYNETH PALTROW and CHRIS MARTIN have jetted off to an ancient Sri Lankan castle to celebrate their second wedding anniversary. The couple, who...

16th December 2005 2:47



Principal Prepares For Blast Off

LATEST: Former DALLAS star VICTORIA PRINCIPAL has laughed off reports she isn't fit enough to become the first female passenger on SIR RICHARD...

16th December 2005 2:47



Lopez Lights Up

JENNIFER LOPEZ's claim to live a clean-cut lifestyle has been called into question after she was recently photographed smoking a cigarette. The...

16th December 2005 2:47



Kanye To Focus On Label In 2006

Hip-hop star KANYE WEST will concentrate on his record label next year (06) following the success of his second album LATE REGISTRATION. The GOLD...

16th December 2005 9:58



Williams Makes Peace With Former Bandmate

British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS has made peace with former TAKE THAT bandmate JASON ORANGE. The TRIPPING hitmaker and Orange resented each other...

16th December 2005 9:58



Parker's Son Wants To Be Degeneres

Actress SARAH JESSICA PARKER's son JAMES WILKE has become such a huge fan of ELLEN DeGENERES, he wants to be named after the comedienne. The...

16th December 2005 9:58



Fascinating Fact 673

TV phenomenon DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES kicks off a run in China next week (beg19DEC05).

16th December 2005 9:58



Mapplethorpe's Nudes Accepted In Cuba

Celebrated photographer ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE is making history in Cuba from beyond the grave by becoming the first homo-erotic artist to be featured...

16th December 2005 9:58



Collins Prepares One-woman Show

Former DYNASTY star JOAN COLLINS is preparing to tour her native England with a one-woman show based on her life. The veteran actress' husband...

16th December 2005 9:58



Farrellys Want Del Toro And Daniels For Stooges

BENICIO DEL TORO and JEFF DANIELS are set to make up two of THE THREE STOOGES if movie-maker brothers PETER and BOBBY FARRELLY get their way. The...

16th December 2005 9:58



Rhys Meyers Urges Brits To Head To America If They Want Respect

JONATHAN RHYS MEYERS is urging his acting peers in Britain to spend more time in America if they're sick of being paparazzi targets - because US...

16th December 2005 9:58



Johansson Eyes L'oreal Deal

SCARLETT JOHANSSON is following in the footsteps of BEYONCE KNOWLES, MILLA JOVOVICH and ANDIE MacDOWELL, by signing up to promote haircare giant...

16th December 2005 9:58



Costner's Hairstylist Accused Of Photo Theft

International hair guru PASCAL BENSIMON has been accused of stealing KEVIN COSTNER's laptop computer, which included private photographs of the...

16th December 2005 9:58



Krall's Christmas Songs Is Top Holiday Album

DIANA KRALL's new release CHRISTMAS SONGS has risen to the top of America's holiday album sales list. The album sold 91,000 copies last week,...

16th December 2005 9:58



Beyonce Calls On A Footwear Favour From Pharrell

Rap producer and stylist PHARRELL WILLIAMS' A Bathing Ape (BAPE) clothing company has designed a special pair of high-heeled sneakers for BEYONCE...

16th December 2005 9:58



Whitney And Bobby 'Tackiest Couple'

WHITNEY HOUSTON and her husband BOBBY BROWN are making headlines again, after being named the Tackiest Couple of 2005. America's Star magazine...

16th December 2005 9:58



Master P Replaces Romeo On Dancing Show

LATEST: Rap mogul MASTER P has stepped in to fill the shoes of his son ROMEO on the TV contest DANCING WITH THE STARS, after the teen hip-hop star...

16th December 2005 9:58



Madonna Inspires Banks To Take Up Yoga

Pop superstar MADONNA has inspired retired supermodel TYRA BANKS to take up yoga. Madonna, 47, has one of the most toned bodies in the celebrity...

16th December 2005 9:58



Fantasia Leaves Jury Duty Mid-case

AMERICAN IDOL winner FANTASIA BARRINO requested to cut her jury duty short when a case was in mid-deliberations, after informing lawyers that she had...

16th December 2005 9:58



Fascinating Fact 675

LOST co-creator DAMON LINDELOF has returned to his roots as a cartoonist to write a six-part Marvel comic which brings THE HULK and X-MEN character...

16th December 2005 9:58



The Things They Say 873

"It looks simple but it's a technique." DEMI MOORE had to learn how to open a bottle of champagne properly for her new role as a chef in Christmas...

16th December 2005 9:58



The Things They Say 872

"(My favourite show is) DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, because I'm sleeping with at least one of the cast members." WILLIAM H MACY, whose wife FELICITY...

16th December 2005 9:58



Mortimer's Foul-mouthed Son

British actress EMILY MORTIMER is disturbed by her son's liberal use of foul language - because he's only two years old. The LOVELY AND AMAZING...

16th December 2005 9:58



Fascinating Fact 674

Tunes from THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE, THE CONSTANT GARDENER, HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE, RUMOR HAS IT...

16th December 2005 9:58



Spears' Honeymoon Photos On Ebay

BRITNEY SPEARS is furious after learning photos from her 2004 honeymoon with KEVIN FEDERLINE are being sold on auction website eBay.com. The TOXIC...

16th December 2005 14:08



O'toole's Hologram Fears

Film legend PETER O'TOOLE has lashed out at Hollywood's overuse of special effects, joking actors will soon be replaced by "holograms". The...

16th December 2005 14:08



Fry's Dr Who Script Axed

British comedian STEPHEN FRY's debut script for hit BBC drama DOCTOR WHO has been axed from the second series because the storyline is too...

16th December 2005 14:08



Waltons Star Dies Aged 95

Hollywood actress MARY JACKSON, who starred in hit 70s TV show THE WALTONS, has died aged 95. Jackson played MISS EMILY BALDWIN in the American...

16th December 2005 14:08



Mcgregor Pleas For Aids Orphans

Hollywood star EWAN McGREGOR made a desperate plea on behalf of Africa's AIDS orphans following a five-day trip to Malawi yesterday (15DEC05). The...

16th December 2005 14:08



Body Found On Big Bird's Estate

Actor CARROLL SPINNEY, best known as BIG BIRD in SESAME STREET, is reeling after the body of a female jogger was found on his property. The body...

16th December 2005 14:08



Hatcher Accepts Damages Over 'Passion Wagon' Reports

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star TERI HATCHER has triumphed in her legal battle with British newspaper The Daily Sport, accepting "very substantial" libel...

16th December 2005 14:08



411 Ditch Owlett For Three-piece

British R+B outfit 411 are panning a controversial return to the charts as a three-piece after secretly axing blonde singer CAROLYN OWLETT from the...

16th December 2005 14:08



Travis Guitarist Becomes Father

TRAVIS guitarist ANDY DUNLOP is delighted at becoming a father for the first time. Dunlop's wife JO gave birth to a baby boy on 1 December (05),...

16th December 2005 14:08



Grandpa Iglesias Expecting Child Aged 90

Pop heart-throb ENRIQUE IGLESIAS' grandfather JULIO IGLESIAS SNR is to become a dad again, aged 90. The retired gynaecologist, father of crooner...

16th December 2005 14:08



Busted Sued By First Frontman

Former British boy band BUSTED are facing a fresh lawsuit from original frontman KI FITZGERALD, who claims he is owed unpaid royalties for writing...

16th December 2005 14:08



Spears Hires Madonna's Hitmakers

New mother BRITNEY SPEARS has hired MADONNA's writers and producers in an attempt to reinvent her pop career. The TOXIC singer has recruited...

16th December 2005 14:08



Cowell Takes On The Bbc Over New Talent Show

British music mogul SIMON COWELL is considering suing the BBC claiming they stole the idea of his next TV talent show. Both Cowell and the BBC...

16th December 2005 14:08



Rolling Stones Fan Escape Disturbance Charges

A 20-year-old woman who fell from a balcony at a ROLLING STONES concert in Boston over the summer (05), has avoided criminal charges of causing a...

16th December 2005 14:08



The Things They Say 876

"I'm dressing up every day of my life, so I'm going to be a human being for a change." JIM CARREY on why he chooses not to wear costumes each...

16th December 2005 14:08



The Things They Say 875

"As one who adores the male species, I feel compassionately towards them. I've studied them carefully, like a hunter watches its prey. I love all the...

16th December 2005 14:08



Brosnan In Talks For Remington Steele Movie

Hollywood actor PIERCE BROSNAN has started negotiations to make a movie adaptation of his hit 80s TV show REMINGTON STEELE. The former JAMES BOND...

16th December 2005 14:08



The Things They Say 874

"I love being a young parent. It's me, the baby and the breast pump." HEATH LEDGER's fiancee MICHELLE WILLIAMS on caring for the couple's newborn...

16th December 2005 14:08



Stones Electrocution Footage Auctioned Online

Rare footage showing ROLLING STONE KEITH RICHARDS suffering a near-fatal electrocution onstage is being auctioned online. Shot in 1965 at a Stones...

16th December 2005 17:46



Beatles Sue Emi

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, RINGO STARR and the relatives of late BEATLES bandmates JOHN LENNON and GEORGE HARRISON are suing record company EMI over $54...

16th December 2005 17:46



Lou Rawls Has Cancer

American blues star LOU RAWLS has vowed to fight for his life after revealing he is being treated for lung cancer. The 70-year-old singer insisted...

16th December 2005 17:46



Ledger's Tight Trousers

Australian heart-throb HEATH LEDGER was left red-faced during a fight scene in CASANOVA, after his trousers split. The actor, who has been...

16th December 2005 17:46



Barton's Beau Annoyed By Media Portrayal

THE OC star MISCHA BARTON's new boyfriend CISCO ADLER is paranoid the media are deliberately printing ugly photos of him. The 19-year-old actress...

16th December 2005 17:46



Olivier And Plowright's Golden Marriage In Dispute

SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER's marriage to his third wife DAME JOAN PLOWRIGHT was nothing but a "hollow sham" according to a new biography. The book,...

16th December 2005 17:46



Radcliffe Set For Controversial Role In Shaffer Play

HARRY POTTER actor DANIEL RADCLIFFE is in talks to take a controversial role in PETER SHAFFER's classic stage play EQUUS. The 16-year-old star is...

16th December 2005 17:46



Sewell To Star In New Stoppard Play

British actor RUFUS SEWELL is to take the lead role in Oscar-winning writer TOM STOPPARD's new play ROCK AND ROLL. The 38-year-old LEGEND OF ZORRO...

16th December 2005 17:46



Hanks: 'My Time Is Numbered'

TOM HANKS is convinced his movie career is about to end, because he has survived too long on luck alone. The FOREST GUMP star has sustained a...

16th December 2005 17:46



Johansson Slams Cost Of A Trip To The Movies

SCARLETT JOHANSSON fears Hollywood is heading for a serious slumps unless studios and theatres make going to the movies more affordable. The LOST...

16th December 2005 17:46



Payne Denies Being Drunk When Arrested

Hollywood star BRUCE PAYNE has hit back at reports his airport arrest last month (30NOV05) was due to drunken behaviour, insisting his role as a...

16th December 2005 17:46



Pussycat Dolls To Star In Prinze Jr's Show

Burlesque pop stars THE PUSSYCAT DOLLS are set to star in an episode of FREDDIE PRINZE JR's new sitcom FREDDIE. The sexy six-piece - comprising of...

16th December 2005 17:46



My Morning Jacket Protest By Burning Cds Of New Album

Cult rockers MY MORNING JACKET have offered to burn CD copies of their latest album Z should fans have any problems bypassing the disc's copy...

16th December 2005 17:46



Blige Working Hard For Debut Movie

R+B star MARY J BLIGE is studying hard for her acting debut as NINA SIMONE in the untitled movie biopic, promising fans she'll do the jazz legend...

16th December 2005 17:46



West Impressed With Bush-rant Impact

Rapper KANYE WEST was stunned by the impact of his anti-GEORGE W BUSH rant during a live Hurricane Katrina telethon in September (05). West...

16th December 2005 17:46



The Things They Say 877

"It actually made me wanna run home and rip my uterus out." CARMEN ELECTRA jokes about working with 20 kids on the set of CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN 2.

16th December 2005 17:46



Fascinating Fact 678

CHRISTINA APPLEGATE is set for another 2005 split - just weeks after announcing she and husband JONATHAN SCHAECH are to separate, the actress' stint...

16th December 2005 19:27



Parker Horrified At Beckham's Baby Figure

SEX AND THE CITY star SARAH JESSICA PARKER was angry when VICTORIA BECKHAM emerged with a perfect figure just weeks after giving birth, because it...

16th December 2005 19:27



Sacha To Play Jewish Rocker

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN is set to rock out in a new comedy about a Hasidic Jew who becomes an unlikely music star. The comic, whose TV...

16th December 2005 19:27



Nicole Gets Her Own Ring

Beverly Hills jeweller JUDITH RIPKA is so thrilled NICOLE RICHIE chose to wear one of her rings on the cover of her first novel, she's named the...

16th December 2005 19:27



Fascinating Fact 677

Crooner BARRY MANILOW is going back in time by recording the hits of the 1950s. The COPACABANA singer's new album, GREATEST HITS OF THE '50S, will...

16th December 2005 19:27



Stern Plans Shocking First Show

Shock jock HOWARD STERN is planning a big surprise when he launches his new satellite radio show in January (09JAN06) - by revealing his most...

16th December 2005 19:27



Bobby And Whitney Return For Christmas Special

Bosses at America's Bravo cable network are to air a special holiday episode of R+B artist BOBBY BROWN's reality show, BEING BOBBY BROWN. The...

16th December 2005 19:27



Fascinating Fact 676

BEN FOLDS, DESTINY'S CHILD star MICHELLE WILLIAMS, JOE JACKSON, NEIL SEDAKA, SUZANNE VEGA and LORI ANDERSON are to perform at a 1 February (06)...

16th December 2005 19:27



Bennett Returns To Columbia

Crooner TONY BENNETT has returned to Columbia Records 55 years after first signing with the label, to release a duets album to coincide with his 80th...

16th December 2005 19:27



Jubilant Stern Arrives At Sirius In Style

Thousands of HOWARD STERN's fans shut down Times Square in New York this morning (16DEC05) as the shock jock made his first official Sirius Satellite...

16th December 2005 19:27



Bread's Botts Dead

BREAD drummer MIKE BOTTS has lost his battle with cancer at a California hospital The revered session drummer was 61-years-old when he passed away...

16th December 2005 19:27



Simpson To Start Divorce Battle Today

Pop star JESSICA SIMPSON is expected to start the divorce battle with her husband of three years, NICK LACHEY, in Los Angeles later today...

16th December 2005 19:27



Ashlee Simpson Collapses In Japan

Pop star ASHLEE SIMPSON has been forced to scrap her appearance at Monday's (19DEC05) Radio Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada after collapsing during...

16th December 2005 19:27



Fascinating Fact 681

THE LAST SAMURAI star KEN WATANABE is going from MEMOIRS to MEMORIES for his debut as a film producer. The actor, who is currently starring in...

16th December 2005 19:27



Fascinating Fact 680

GEORGE CLOONEY has hit a winning streak - his GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK film, which has already picked up a handful of top US movie accolades, has...

16th December 2005 19:27



Brosnan's Chicken Legs

Irish actor PIERCE BROSNAN has laughed off his reputation as a hunk, insisting his "chicken legs" ruin his sexy image. The former JAMES BOND star,...

16th December 2005 19:27



Fascinating Fact 679

BRUCE WILLIS is to play a late-night radio host in new movie MORGAN'S SUMMIT.

16th December 2005 19:27



O'toole Defends Redgrave

Film legend PETER O'TOOLE has leaped to the defence of his VENUS co-star VANESSA REDGRAVE's controversial politics, insisting her "loathing of...

16th December 2005 19:27


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