3rd January 2006

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Durst: 'I'm No Reality Tv Star'

LIMP BIZKIT frontman FRED DURST wants the world to know he isn't about to sign up for a reality show, so TV executives should stop asking him. The...

3rd January 2006 2:47



Chastity Gets Reality Help To Sell Home

CHER's daughter CHASITY BONO has called in the crew of US reality TV makeover show SELL THIS HOUSE to help her do just that. The celebrity gay...

3rd January 2006 2:47



Foxx Rings In 2006 At Celebrity Party

Oscar winner JAMIE FOXX saw in 2006 in style when he staged a star-studded party in South Beach, Florida. The RAY star performed songs from his...

3rd January 2006 2:47



Walsh Signs For Another X Factor

Irish pop mogul LOUIS WALSH has agreed to re-appear as a judge on British TV talent contest THE X FACTOR, after being lured back by a $180,000...

3rd January 2006 2:47



Britney Shows Off Her Baby

BRITNEY SPEARS thrilled lunchtime diners at her favourite Malibu, California restaurant Moonshadows on New Year's Eve (31DEC05) when she turned up...

3rd January 2006 2:47



The Things They Say 941

"I think I was born to be 40. I think women are so sexy at 40... Your 20s are just embarrassing and your 30s, for the most part, is spent sort of...

3rd January 2006 2:47



Fascinating Fact 743

French movie icon CATHERINE DENEUVE lists her least favourite body part as her "left ear," while her "wild garden" is her greatest achievement. The...

3rd January 2006 2:47



Lost In Translation Scarf In New Knitting Book

Knitting expert to the stars EDITH EIG is offering movie fans the chance to make the scarf SCARLETT JOHANNSON knitted in LOST IN TRANSLATION after...

3rd January 2006 2:47



The Things They Say 940

"(She's) really the most tremendously pleasant sort of person to be around and work with - and she's not bad-looking either." SEAN PENN on his 21...

3rd January 2006 2:47



Desperate Housewives Top Style List

The stars of DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES have been crowned the style queens of 2005 in a new US TV poll. The quartet, TERI HATCHER, EVA LONGORIA,...

3rd January 2006 2:47



Burt Sells Off His Bachelor Pad

BURT REYNOLDS is selling his famous Florida bachelor pad for a whopping $15 million (GBP8.3 million). THE LONGEST YARD star has been living in the...

3rd January 2006 2:47



Movie-maker Boll Struggles To Film At Dracula's Castle

Filming new vampire movie BLOODRAYNE was particularly challenging for movie-maker UWE BOLL because the locations in Romania were so remote the cast...

3rd January 2006 2:47



Stiller: 'Owen Wilson Is Lazy'

Comic actor BEN STILLER insists his STARSKY AND HUTCH co-star OWEN WILSON is the laziest actor he has ever worked with. Stiller, who has acted...

3rd January 2006 2:47



Hilton Kicks Off 2006 With $100,000 Champagne

Socialite NICKY HILTON and her actor boyfriend KEVIN CONNOLLY got 2006 off to an expensive start at midnight on Saturday (31DEC05) when they cracked...

3rd January 2006 2:47



New Year Baby Joy For Melendez

TONIGHT SHOW announcer JOHN MELENDEZ had a double celebration this New Year after welcoming the birth of his third child. OSCAR DAVID MELENDEZ...

3rd January 2006 2:47



Nicole Rings In 2006 With Her Ex

Socialite NICOLE RICHIE saw in the New Year with her ex-fiance ADAM 'DJ AM' GOLDSTEIN because the pair had a final commitment together at a Los...

3rd January 2006 2:47



Schwarzenegger Introduces New Paparazzi Law

California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER has wreaked his revenge on the state's paparazzi, who once ran him and his family off the road during a...

3rd January 2006 2:47



The Things They Say 939

"RBK. Know what that stands for..? Rick Black Kid." Rapper 50 CENT finds it fitting that his footwear line has been picked up by sportswear giants...

3rd January 2006 2:47



Rap Writer Plans Jackie Collins Career

A former rap video star who exposed the seedy details of her celebrity lovers' lives in an explosive book is now planning to become the black JACKIE...

3rd January 2006 2:47



50 Cent's 2005 European Memories

50 CENT has two major reasons for remembering 2005 - he played Portugal's biggest rap concert and performed for GENERAL MUAMMAR el-QADDAFI's sons. ...

3rd January 2006 2:47



Pearl Jam Awarded Internet Domain Name Rights

US rockers PEARL JAM are celebrating after being awarded the rights to an internet domain name, almost identical to the band's official website...

3rd January 2006 9:17



Townshend Going Deaf

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND is losing his hearing, and fears the disability will spell the end of his songwriting career. The MY GENERATION...

3rd January 2006 9:17



The Things They Say 943

"VALENTINO wants me to go out of the house 'done' every day but it's not 1950s Hollywood anymore. That's not my life anymore. I don't have staff...

3rd January 2006 9:17



Travolta's Ice Obsession

JOHN TRAVOLTA is so fussy he gets uncomfortable when the ice cubes in his drinks aren't perfect. The actor's pal KIRSTIE ALLEY reveals her LOOK...

3rd January 2006 9:17



Fascinating Fact 744

KING KONG star NAOMI WATTS once dated the first major boyfriend of NICOLE KIDMAN's sister.

3rd January 2006 9:17



Wool Allergy Upsets Messing's Knitting Passions

WILL + GRACE star DEBRA MESSING is a fussy knitter - because she's allergic to wool. The actress breaks out in hives whenever she touches wool and...

3rd January 2006 9:17



Watts Feels Her Father's Presence

Actress NAOMI WATTS is convinced her late father is always present for her biggest moments because she often hears his favourite song, MORNING IS...

3rd January 2006 9:17



Alley Urges Men To Ditch Their Underwear

Former CHEERS star KIRSTIE ALLEY wants men to shed their underwear in 2006 - because she loves to find nothing underneath a lover's jeans. The...

3rd January 2006 9:17



Cumming Plagued By Asthma

Scottish actor ALAN CUMMING has spent the entire winter suffering with asthma, because of the bad pollution in Los Angeles where he is currently...

3rd January 2006 9:17



Cruz's Photo Hobby Upsets Her

Spanish actress PENELOPE CRUZ has discovered her photography hobby is a difficult one because she chooses heartbreaking topics. During a recent...

3rd January 2006 9:17



Lord Attenborough Shares Tsunami Horror In Book

LORD ATTENBOROUGH will put his grief at losing three generations of his family in the Asian tsunami into words when he writes his long-awaited...

3rd January 2006 9:17



The Things They Say 942

"All I can see is tour buses and airplanes and bitches in different cities, and I don't remember their names." Rapper 50 CENT bemoans his hectic...

3rd January 2006 9:17



Madonna Inspired To Pimp Her Ride

Pop superstar MADONNA is such a fan MTV show PIMP MY RIDE she is planning to copy the car makeover concept for her new music video. The...

3rd January 2006 9:17



Green Day Hoping For Quiet New Year

Rockers GREEN DAY are hoping 2006 will afford them some well-earned rest - after admitting the past year (05) has been a "crazy" one. The...

3rd January 2006 9:17



Carey On The Hunt For A Permanent Winter Wonderland

Pop superstar MARIAH CAREY is looking to buy her own winter wonderland after her annual trip to Aspen, Colorado, was a snow disappointment. The...

3rd January 2006 9:17



Cowell Slams Music Scene

Acid-tongued AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL has blasted the contemporary music scene as "flat" - and even extends his criticism to winners of his...

3rd January 2006 9:17



Durst: 'Limp Bizkit Halted My Directing Career'

US rocker FRED DURST insists he would be an acclaimed film director if his band LIMP BIZKIT hadn't enjoyed so much success. The ROLLIN' hitmaker...

3rd January 2006 13:32



Townshend Denies Concerts Ruined His Hearing

LATEST: THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND denies his band's ear-blasting rock concerts are to blame for his recent hearing loss, insisting powerful...

3rd January 2006 13:32



Black Eyed Peas: 'We're Not Sell-outs'

Hip-hop stars THE BLACK EYED PEAS have hit out at claims they have sold-out commercially, instead insisting they are a ground-breaking act. The...

3rd January 2006 13:32



Dench: 'I'm No Intellectual'

Veteran British actress DAME JUDI DENCH insists she never reads plays and only agrees to act in them "because someone asked" her to. Dench claims...

3rd January 2006 13:32



Mcconaughey Breaks Collarbone

Hollywood hunk MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY has reportedly broken his collarbone after tumbling from his surfboard while holidaying in Costa Rica. The...

3rd January 2006 13:32



New Play To 'Ridicule' British Royal Family

A new play is set to make a mockery of the British royal family when it opens in London in the spring (06). The new work created by theatre...

3rd January 2006 13:32



Spielberg Quashes Mary Poppins Rumours

LATEST: STEVEN SPIELBERG has played down rumours he is planning to remake MARY POPPINS. The SAVING PRIVATE RYAN director was linked to the project...

3rd January 2006 13:32



Caine Shocked By Common Assumptions

British actor SIR MICHAEL CAINE was outraged when he read a script which had been written especially for him - with a cockney accent. The BATMAN...

3rd January 2006 13:32



Rhys-meyers Rubbishes Reports He Beat Up Girlfriend

Actor JONATHAN RHYS-MEYERS has rubbished newspaper reports he beat up his teenage girlfriend REENA HAMMER, claiming no punches were thrown. The...

3rd January 2006 13:32



Hilton 'Admits To Lying' In Graff Case

Socialite PARIS HILTON has reportedly admitted fabricating a story about the former girlfriend of her ex-fiance PARIS LATSIS, who claimed the hotel...

3rd January 2006 13:32



The Things They Say 944

"My buddy asked me the other day, 'Do you think that sex tape helped or hurt your career?' I thought about it for a minute and said, 'I guess if I...

3rd January 2006 13:32



Summer Of Love Still Number One

The Summer Of Love has been voted the greatest year in pop music's history, with BBC Radio 2 listeners deciding 1967 still reigns supreme. 1967...

3rd January 2006 13:32



Jack Johnson Encourages Fans To Be Eco-friendly

Surf rocker JACK JOHNSON hopes his eco-friendly approach to touring will encourage his fans to live their lives with the environment in mind. The...

3rd January 2006 13:32



Hot Hot Heat 'Too Wasted' To Make Video

Canadian rockers HOT HOT HEAT ditched plans to film a pirate-themed video in Spain when their European visit descended into one long party. The...

3rd January 2006 13:32



Slipknot Star Ashamed Of Drunk Babysitting

SLIPKNOT rocker COREY TAYLOR cannot bear to remember life as an alcoholic, because is so appalled by his irresponsible behaviour towards his baby...

3rd January 2006 13:32



Turner To Narrate Restaurant Critic Tapes

Veteran actress KATHLEEN TURNER is top choice to be New York Magazine restaurant critic GAEL GREENE's voice on the audio version of her memoirs. ...

3rd January 2006 13:32



The Things They Say 945

"I'm the screw-up. I'm the quieter one, the one that's sort of straighter, but I can be led astray. NAOMI (WATTS) is the most gregarious. She's the...

3rd January 2006 13:32



William Jets Girlfriend Away For Skiing Break

British royal PRINCE WILLIAM has taken his girlfriend KATE MIDDLETON on a romantic skiing holiday in Switzerland so they can spend as much time...

3rd January 2006 13:32



Fascinating Fact 745

Enterprising actress PENELOPE CRUZ is keen to become a retail queen in 2006 - she owns a clothing store in her native Madrid, Spain, and is designing...

3rd January 2006 13:32



Johansson's Stage Fright

SCARLETT JOHANSSON hates making red carpet appearances and only overcomes her stage fright by concentrating on the outfit she is wearing. The LOST...

3rd January 2006 13:32



Johnny Cash's Train Depot Going Home

A train depot which belonged to JOHNNY CASH is being returned to its original location so it can be transformed into a museum. The HURT singer...

3rd January 2006 16:57



Pimp C Released

LATEST: Texan rapper PIMP C was released from jail, four years early on Friday (30DEC05). The UNDERGROUND KINGZ star - real name CHAD BUTLER -...

3rd January 2006 16:57



Gucci Mane Escapes Murder Charge

Murder charges against rapper GUCCI MANE were dropped on Friday (30DEC05) due to a lack of evidence. The hip-hop star - real name RADRIC DAVIS -...

3rd January 2006 16:57



The Things They Say 946

"I think I would be a sales person at Woolworths. In the bra department." Hollywood star DIANE KEATON ponders what job she would have if she couldn't...

3rd January 2006 16:57



Parker Makes New Years Resolution

SARAH JESSICA PARKER has made a New Year's resolution not to be rude to people who call her on her mobile phone - because she has a bad habit of...

3rd January 2006 16:57



Wicker Man Voted Best Cult Film

Horror film THE WICKER MAN has been voted the greatest cult movie of all time by British magazine Hotdog. The sinister 1973 film, which sees...

3rd January 2006 16:57



Allen Meets His Double

Hollywood director WOODY ALLEN came face to face with his double during a recent visit to Spain. The ANNIE HALL film-maker visited a bronze statue...

3rd January 2006 16:57



Smith Wants To Boost Wife's Career

Hollywood star WILL SMITH wants his wife JADA PINKETT SMITH to take over as the main 'breadwinner' so that he can sit back and relax. The HITCH...

3rd January 2006 16:57



Tiger Woods Buys $40 Million Estate

Golf ace TIGER WOODS celebrated his 30th birthday on Friday (30DEC05) by splashing out $40 million ($22.2 million) on a luxury estate on Florida's...

3rd January 2006 16:57



Mendes: 'Americans Don't Get Jarhead'

Oscar-winning film director SAM MENDES claims American viewers don't understand his new movie JARHEAD as well as Europeans - because they expect war...

3rd January 2006 16:57



Model Peele Arrested

California model BEVERLY PEELE was arrested for identity theft in Los Angeles last week (26DEC06). The six foot (1.82 metres) beauty, 30, stands...

3rd January 2006 16:57



Trump To Run For Ny Governor?

Property tycoon DONALD TRUMP is reportedly considering running for the position of Governor of New York State. THE APPRENTICE star was hailed as a...

3rd January 2006 16:57



Diddy Hails Jackie O

Hip-hop mogul SEAN 'DIDDY' COMBS has hailed JACKIE KENNEDY ONASSIS as his ultimate fashion icon. The I DON'T WANNA KNOW hitmaker admires Onassis,...

3rd January 2006 16:57



Lee Roth Aiming To Change Radio

Rock star DAVID LEE ROTH has no fears about replacing shock jock HOWARD STERN on the Infinity radio network, because his life experience sets him...

3rd January 2006 16:57



Christie Scores Top Selling UK Single Of 2005

Veteran crooner TONY CHRISTIE released the top selling single of 2005 in the UK after (IS THIS THE WAY TO) AMARILLO spent eight weeks at number...

3rd January 2006 16:57



The Who Star Grateful For Career

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND is trying to remain positive about his escalating deafness, insisting being a musician who can't hear is like being...

3rd January 2006 16:57



Lee Brilleaux Remembered In New York Park

Late DR FEELGOOD frontman LEE BRILLEAUX has been honoured with a memorial park bench plaque in New York's West Village. The MILK + ALCOHOL singer...

3rd January 2006 21:06



Taylor Credits Wife For Helping Him Kick The Bottle

SLIPKNOT frontman COREY TAYLOR credits his wife SCARLETT for making him realise he had to stop drinking. THE NAMELESS hitmaker, who was a cocaine...

3rd January 2006 21:06



Quiet Riot Bounce Back With Guns

Former GUNS N' ROSES and LA GUNS guitarist TRACII GUNS has joined 1980s rockers QUIET RIOT for an upcoming album and tour. The rocker accepted the...

3rd January 2006 21:06



Guitar Great Bailey Dies

British guitar great DEREK BAILEY has died due to complications of a motor neurone disease. The 75-year-old improvisational jazz legend passed...

3rd January 2006 21:06



Rocker Harvey And His Family Found Murdered

HOUSE OF FREAKS guitarist BRYAN HARVEY was found murdered at his home in Virginia on Sunday (01JAN06). The rocker, his wife KATHRYN and their two...

3rd January 2006 21:06



Fascinating Fact 747

Cult writer HUNTER S THOMPSON's widow, ANITA, is to edit a new Colorado society magazine called The Woody Creeker. Satirist PJ O'ROURKE will write a...

3rd January 2006 21:06



Rhys-meyers Laughs Off Farrell Responsibility

Teetotal star JONATHAN RHYS-MEYERS has laughed off reports his ALEXANDER co-star COLIN FARRELL inspired his past alcoholic behaviour, insisting just...

3rd January 2006 21:06



The Things They Say 948

"I kinda wanna fall in love this year." Actress HEATHER GRAHAM on her New Year's resolution.

3rd January 2006 21:06



Tom Cruise Tops Money-maker List For A Seventh Year

TOM CRUISE has topped a new poll of money-making celebrities after raking in a fortune for cinema bosses in 2005. It's the seventh time the WAR OF...

3rd January 2006 21:06



Altman Sets His Sights On The London Stage

Movie maker ROBERT ALTMAN is set to stage a new London play and he's bringing his favourite movie stars with him. The GOSFORD PARK director will...

3rd January 2006 21:06



Bracco Hoping For A Debt-free 2006

THE SOPRANOS star LORRAINE BRACCO is planning to escape debt in 2006 after revealing she only has $50,000 (GBP27,780) more to pay lawyers to end her...

3rd January 2006 21:06



Perry Buys Elton's Home

Former FRIENDS star MATTHEW PERRY has given ELTON JOHN a financial boost as the rocker begins married life to longtime partner DAVID FURNISH - he has...

3rd January 2006 21:06



Witherspoon Records Sinatra For Her Husband

REESE WITHERSPOON gave her husband RYAN PHILLIPPE a very special Christmas gift - she recorded two of his favourite FRANK SINATRA tunes. The...

3rd January 2006 21:06



Woody Allen Heads For Spain

WOODY ALLEN is set to honour Spain after visiting a statue of himself in Oviedo by filming his next movie there. The movie mogul, who is famous...

3rd January 2006 21:06



Trump Dismisses Governor Rumours

LATEST: Property tycoon DONALD TRUMP has hit out at speculation he is set to run for New York Governor this year (06), insisting he is having too...

3rd January 2006 21:06



The Things They Say 947

"I must be the only fairly well-known Manchester musician who doesn't live in Primrose Hill (London)." THE FALL star MARK E SMITH stays close to his...

3rd January 2006 21:06



Will.i.am One Week Album Rule

THE BLACK EYED PEAS star WILL.I.AM will only release solo albums if he is able to complete them in less than a week. The WHERE IS THE LOVE? rapper...

3rd January 2006 21:06



Fascinating Fact 746

Veteran film-maker WOODY ALLEN and his New Orleans Jazz Band wrapped up their European tour with a concert at the Athens Concert Hall in Greece on...

3rd January 2006 21:06



Airport Worker Told West Of Grammy Nominations

Rapper KANYE WEST only discovered he had been nominated for eight Grammy awards when an airport worker broke the news to him. West was thrilled to...

3rd January 2006 21:06


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