25th January 2006

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Disney Acquires Pixar For $7.4 Billion

Family entertainment giant Walt Disney Co has agreed a $7.4 billion (GBP4.1 billion) deal to buy Pixar Animation Studios. The purchase has made...

25th January 2006 2:47



The Things They Say 1122

"I remember one time I did this fundraiser in Atlanta (Georgia).There was a white dude standing there with three kids. He says, 'Hayes... See those...

25th January 2006 2:47



Motown Legend Has New Gig As City Council Member

Motown legend MARTHA REEVES is dancing to a brand new beat as a newly-elected member of the Detroit, Michigan, City Council. The DANCING IN THE...

25th January 2006 2:47



Garrett Hates Seeing His Heroin Mugshot

Fallen pop idol LEIF GARRETT will always shudder when he sees the mugshot taken of him after her recent heroin bust - because it marks the start of...

25th January 2006 2:47



Doherty Injures Fan At Gig

Troubled British rocker PETE DOHERTY is set to be interviewed by British police again, after a fan alleged the BABYSHAMBLES singer hit him in the...

25th January 2006 2:47



The Game Plans To Wed

EMINEM's chart rival THE GAME looks set to follow the WITHOUT ME hitmaker up the aisle after revealing he's keen to get married. The rap star...

25th January 2006 2:47



Eminem Nervous At The Altar

EMINEM suffered cold feet as he stood at the altar waiting for his bride KIM MATHERS when the couple remarried earlier this month (14JAN06),...

25th January 2006 2:47



West Causes Controversy By Posing As Jesus Christ

Rapper KANYE WEST has a new feud brewing with America's Catholic League after posing as the wounded JESUS CHRIST on the cover of the upcoming issue...

25th January 2006 2:47



Jagger And Scott Engaged?

L'WREN SCOTT has sparked speculation she is set to marry British rocker SIR MICK JAGGER after she was photographed wearing what looks like an...

25th January 2006 2:47



Cassidy Convicted Of Involuntary Manslaughter

Rapper CASSIDY was convicted on involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault charges yesterday (24JAN06). The HUSTLA rapper - real name BARRY...

25th January 2006 2:47



Russell Set To Play Sandman's Wife In Spider-man 3

Actress THERESA RUSSELL has joined the cast of SPIDER-MAN 3 as the wife of super-villain THE SANDMAN, played by THOMAS HAYDEN CHURCH. Russell will...

25th January 2006 2:47



Fascinating Fact 887

The winner of supermodel RACHEL HUNTER's new US reality TV contest STYLE ME will get the chance to makeover the New Zealander for an upcoming red...

25th January 2006 2:47



Magnum Movie Set For The Big Screen

TOM SELLECK's hit 1980s TV show MAGNUM, P.I. is being adapted for the big screen. RAWSON MARSHALL THURBER, who wrote and directed DODGEBALL, has...

25th January 2006 2:47



Uma Says No To Nude Scenes After Dangerous Liaisons Trauma

UMA THURMAN has ruled out ever appearing nude in a movie again after the trauma she experienced when she bared all in DANGEROUS LIAISONS when she was...

25th January 2006 2:47



Lopez Sends Simpson Public Apology

Comedian GEORGE LOPEZ has gone public with his apology to JESSICA SIMPSON after poking fun at her marriage split at the People's Choice Awards...

25th January 2006 2:47



Hatcher Considering Playing Bond Baddie

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star TERI HATCHER is considering reprising her role as a Bond girl in CASINO ROYALE. Hatcher, who played Bond babe PARIS...

25th January 2006 2:47



Crowe And Bana Met For First Time At Globes

RUSSELL CROWE and ERIC BANA had never met before last week's Golden Globe ceremony (ends20JAN06) - despite being two of Australia's most successful...

25th January 2006 2:47



Shields Set For Second Girl

LATEST: Actress BROOKE SHIELDS has announced she and husband CHRIS HENCHY are expecting another girl. The SUDDENLY SUSAN star is due to give...

25th January 2006 2:47



Soderbergh Headed For Split

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25th January 2006 2:47



Ryan Home With Baby Girl

MEG RYAN has returned home to Los Angeles after adopting a baby girl in China. The WHEN HARRY MET SALLY star flew to China to pick up her daughter...

25th January 2006 2:47



Pesci 'Involved In Violent Altercation' With A Fan

Hollywood hardman JOE PESCI allegedly punched a fan who refused to accept he didn't want his picture to be taken. JUAN CARLOS MONTENEGRO, 24,...

25th January 2006 2:47



Maradona Accused Of Attacking Beauty Queen

Argentine soccer legend DIEGO MARADONA has been accused of attacking a beauty queen with a glass while holidaying on the French Polynesian island...

25th January 2006 2:47



Leto Unwinds On Tour

Actor JARED LETO plans to unwind after playing JOHN LENNON's killer MARK DAVID CHAPMAN by going on tour with his band THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS. The...

25th January 2006 9:21



Levert: 'Sheriff's Badge Landed Me In Trouble'

Soul star GERALD LEVERT's borrowed deputy sheriff's badge got him into trouble when he was arrested in Cleveland, Ohio last year (FEB05). The...

25th January 2006 9:21



Chubby Checker Gets Twisting In The Kitchen

Sixties singer CHUBBY CHECKER is turning his biggest hit, THE TWIST, into a food empire by coming up with twist-inspired snacks. The enterprising...

25th January 2006 9:21



West Addicted To Pornography

Controversial rapper KANYE WEST is addicted to pornography. The GOLD DIGGER hitmaker admits he has been hooked on raunchy imagery since he was...

25th January 2006 9:21



Domingo Headlines Katrina Benefit

Tenor PLACIDO DOMINGO will be headlining the first operatic performance to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, since Hurricane Katrina wiped out four...

25th January 2006 9:21



Mccartney's Planning Permission Problem

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY could be forced to pull down a log cabin on his English country estate, because he failed to secure planning permission before...

25th January 2006 9:21



Ali Made Thurman's Brother Cry

Actress UMA THURMAN still holds a grudge against MUHAMMAD ALI, after one of the boxing great's jokes made her young brother cry. The PULP FICTION...

25th January 2006 9:21



Lopez Lights Up For Film Roles

Actress JENNIFER LOPEZ recently learned how to smoke, because her last two film characters both suffered from nicotine addiction. The MAID IN...

25th January 2006 9:21



Swank Finds A New Husband In Dempsey

Oscar winner HILARY SWANK has found an onscreen husband just weeks after announcing her split from real-life spouse CHAD LOWE. SWEET HOME ALABAMA...

25th January 2006 9:21



Wiseman Blasts Underworld Lovers With Top Gun Theme

LEN WISEMAN relieved tension on the set of UNDERWORLD: EVOLUTION by blasting out cheesy love songs as his wife KATE BECKINSALE attempted a sex scene...

25th January 2006 9:21



Who Wants To Be A Millionaire Scrapped In India

India's WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE game show has been temporarily scrapped due to host AMITABH BACHCHAN's complicated recuperation from bowel...

25th January 2006 9:21



Crowe's Baby Offered Honorary Citizenship In France

Actor RUSSELL CROWE and his wife DANIELLE SPENCER's second child hasn't even been born yet, but a small French town is offering the baby honorary...

25th January 2006 9:21



Chris Penn Found Dead

SEAN PENN's actor brother CHRIS was found dead at his Santa Monica, California condominium yesterday (24JAN06). The 43-year-old was discovered in...

25th January 2006 9:21



Brian Wilson's Nephew To Open Restaurant

BEACH BOY BRIAN WILSON's nephew is taking his culinary skills to Culver City, California. MICHAEL WILSON, the son of the late DENNIS WILSON, is...

25th January 2006 9:21



Nelson Shares His Deepest Thoughts In New Book

Country icon WILLIE NELSON is to share his deepest thoughts about life, love and the environment in a new book, based on ancient Chinese...

25th January 2006 9:21



Minnelli Finds Lost Tv Special In Storage

LIZA MINNELLI is set to release a remastered DVD of her 1972 US TV special LIZA WITH A Z after rediscovering the footage in storage. The cabaret...

25th January 2006 9:21



Beckinsale Catches Latest Blockbuster Performance

Actress KATE BECKINSALE and director husband LEN WISEMAN boosted the box office take for their new film UNDERWORLD: EVOLUTION by sneaking into an...

25th January 2006 9:21



Coldplay Top Ok Rich List

Rockers COLDPLAY have topped OK! magazine's 2005 pop rich list after raking in an estimated $66.5 million (GBP37 million). The CHRIS...

25th January 2006 14:02



Richards Loses Hellraiser Status

KEITH RICHARDS fears he has lost his rock 'n' roll swagger, after he failed to make this year's (06) top ten list of celebrities most likely to...

25th January 2006 14:02



Slipknot Given Up On Grammy

SLIPKNOT frontman COREY TAYLOR has vowed to snub the GRAMMY AWARDS next month (08FEB06), because he can't stand the disappointment of losing again. ...

25th January 2006 14:02



Eason Chan Crowned At Chinese Gold Songs Awards

EASON CHAN emerged triumphant at Hong Kong's Top Ten Chinese Gold Songs Awards on Monday (23JAN06) night, where he won three prizes including Best...

25th January 2006 14:02



Jarre And Gere Fight Human Trafficking

French superstar JEAN MICHEL JARRE and Hollywood actor RICHARD GERE have joined forces to raise awareness of human trafficking. The musician spoke...

25th January 2006 14:02



Theron's North Country Funded By Ebay

Oscar winner CHARLIZE THERON is singing the praises of former eBay president JEFF SKOLL after revealing he put up the cash to make her latest film...

25th January 2006 14:02



Craig Blames Nudity On Alcohol

New JAMES BOND DANIEL CRAIG has vowed never to drink alcohol around film directors, because he often finds himself agreeing to outrageous scenes...

25th January 2006 14:02



Brosnan's Confidence Crisis

PIERCE BROSNAN almost backed out of his role in new movie THE MATADOR just weeks before shooting started, after suffering a confidence crisis. ...

25th January 2006 14:02



Turner Tried Pot For Arthritic Pain

Hollywood actress KATHLEEN TURNER's battle with rheumatoid arthritis caused her so much pain, she once desperately resorted to smoking cannabis. ...

25th January 2006 14:02



Brokeback Mountain Inspires Ceremony To Honour 'Moral' Movies

Film-maker MICHAEL CLASS is so disgusted by the lauding of gay cowboy epic BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN he is launching a new film awards ceremony celebrating...

25th January 2006 14:02



Crowe Slams 'Stalker' Paparazzi

Oscar winner RUSSELL CROWE has launched a scathing attack on the world's paparazzi, comparing them to stalkers. The GLADIATOR star claims he has...

25th January 2006 14:02



Fascinating Fact 888

THE WHITE STRIPES frontman JACK WHITE's side project THE RACONTEURS will release just 1000 copies of their single STEADY AS SHE GOES/STORE BOUGHT...

25th January 2006 14:02



Church Admires Words Of Williams And Gallagher

Welsh singer CHARLOTTE CHURCH has praised ROBBIE WILLIAMS and LIAM GALLAGHER for their trash-talking talents. The teen soprano singled out FEEL...

25th January 2006 14:02



The Things They Say 1123

"I'm up every night until 4.30. I've normally watched about four or five adult films by that time. I'm usually so dehydrated that I need about a...

25th January 2006 14:02



Cullum Laughs Off Mccutcheon Rumours

British jazz sensation JAMIE CULLUM is baffled by reports he is dating MARTINE McCUTCHEON - because he has never met the UK singer/actress. The...

25th January 2006 14:02



Arctic Monkeys Records In Short Supply

British rockers ARCTIC MONKEYS are celebrating after selling 130,000 copies of their debut album in just two days, but music retailer HMV has warned...

25th January 2006 14:02



Longoria Defends Housewives

Actress EVA LONGORIA has slammed at TV critics who berated DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES for having too many storylines in its second season. The Latina...

25th January 2006 14:02



Fascinating Fact 889

Actress and mother-to-be ANGELINA JOLIE has a Roman tattoo etched on her stomach reading, 'Quod me nutruit me destruit'. The Latin phrase translates...

25th January 2006 14:02



Hinds Says Craig Will Be Better Bond That Brosnan

DANIEL CRAIG's JAMES BOND performance will outshine PIERCE BROSNAN's portrayal of 007, predicts the Craig's MUNICH co-star CIARAN HINDS. Hinds was...

25th January 2006 14:02



Barrymore Wants To Be Journalist

Movie star DREW BARRYMORE is eyeing a back-up career as a travel journalist if her acting career ever goes awry. The 50 FIRST DATES actress, 30,...

25th January 2006 14:02



Farrell The Nudist

Hollywood actor COLIN FARRELL deliberately chooses movies with sex scenes, because he loves stripping off on camera. The Irish star has undressed...

25th January 2006 14:02



Mccartney's New Protege

Designer STELLA McCARTNEY has recruited a sporty new spokesmodel, Russian teenage tennis prodigy MARIA KIRILENKO. Kirilenko, 19 this week...

25th January 2006 17:31



Dick And Jane Tops UK Box Office

New JIM CARREY comedy FUN WITH DICK AND JANE shot straight to the top of the UK box office last weekend (21+22JAN06). The film took GBP1.9 million...

25th January 2006 17:31



Theron Channels Emotion

CHARLIZE THERON channels the pain behind the death of her abusive father to help her act with emotion. When the OSCAR winner was 15 she watched...

25th January 2006 17:31



Tough Turner Fights Arthritis

KATHLEEN TURNER was so determined to take to the stage for the upcoming London production of WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? she underwent painful...

25th January 2006 17:31



Texan Network Sorry About Gay Slur

A Texan TV station has been forced to apologise after its anchorman made an offensive comment about BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN. San Antonio KENS-TV...

25th January 2006 17:31



Cullum's Photography Passion Started Music Career

British star JAMIE CULLUM owes his blossoming jazz career to his passion for photography, because studying images of MILES DAVIS and CHET BAKER...

25th January 2006 17:31



Foo Fighters Confirm Acoustic Gigs

FOO FIGHTERS have finally confirmed they're to perform an acoustic tour to accompany the softer half of their recent album IN YOUR HONOR. The...

25th January 2006 17:31



Keys Eyes Queens Of The Stone Age

R+B sensation ALICIA KEYS is keen to collaborate with rockers including QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, because she wants her new album to have an "edgier"...

25th January 2006 17:31



Lindemann's Swimming Disgrace

RAMMSTEIN rocker TILL LINDEMANN's sexual curiosity cost him a promising future as an international swimmer. The German singer was part of the...

25th January 2006 17:31



Moretti Wary Of Turning Into The Rolling Stones

THE STROKES drummer FABRIZIO MORETTI hopes he'll know when it's time to quit the music business, and dubbed THE ROLLING STONES "sad" for carrying on...

25th January 2006 17:31



Usher Denies New Love

USHER has denied reports he found love with his stylist TAMEKA FOSTER-BROWN, after she left her husband to be with him. Rumours began to circulate...

25th January 2006 17:31



Jackson's Fashion Faux Pas

MICHAEL JACKSON has made a fashion faux pas as he attempts to integrate into Bahraini culture - he has started wearing an abaya robe, which is...

25th January 2006 17:31



Beckinsale Gushes Over Sandler

Comedian ADAM SANDLER has caught the eye of KATE BECKINSALE, and he is now in second place behind the Hollywood beauty's husband in her affection...

25th January 2006 17:31



The Things They Say 1124

"Are you out of your mind?" Promoter DAVID GEST scoffs at US chat show host JIMMY KIMMEL's question about whether he and estranged wife LIZA MINNELLI...

25th January 2006 17:31



Fascinating Fact 890

Former DIFF'RENT STROKES star TODD BRIDGES was the first star voted off hit new US TV reality contest SKATING WITH CELEBRITIES on Monday night...

25th January 2006 17:31



Owen To Work In London Over World Cup Summer

British actor CLIVE OWEN jumped at the chance to film a movie in Europe this summer (06), because the World Cup soccer finals take place in Germany...

25th January 2006 17:31



Allen Angered Cox On Match Point Set

Film-maker WOODY ALLEN upset BRIAN COX on the set of his recent movie MATCH POINT, by telling the veteran actor he wasn't projecting himself...

25th January 2006 17:31



Will And Grace Stars 'In Denial'

The stars of TV comedy WILL AND GRACE are in disbelief that the show is coming to an end. The much-loved sitcom, which sees ERIC McCORMACK and...

25th January 2006 17:31



Nbc Rips Final Chapters Of The Book Of Daniel

Assailed from all sides -- critics, Christian conservatives, advertisers, and particularly by viewers, who made their views known with their...

25th January 2006 18:26



Abc News Duo See Uptick In Ratings

After experiencing a dip in the ratings as it debuted with co-anchors Elizabeth Vargas and Bob Woodruff two weeks ago, World News Tonight saw its...

25th January 2006 18:26



Disney: The Pixar Era

Disney CEO Robert Iger said Tuesday that his decision to buy Pixar Animation for $7.4 billion was based on his desire to reinvigorate "the heart...

25th January 2006 18:26



Jobs Expected To Shake Things Up At Disney

In the wake of the Disney-Pixar merger, many analysts speculated about the role of Steve Jobs at Disney. Jobs, who instantaneously became Disney's...

25th January 2006 18:26



Did Mpaa Break Its Own Piracy Rules?

The producers of the documentary This Film Is Not Yet Rated, about the workings of the Motion Picture Assn. of America's ratings board, have...

25th January 2006 18:26



Netflix Goal: To Put Blockbuster Et Al Out Of Business

Netflix chief Reed Hastings notified friend and foe alike Tuesday that his aim is to put traditional video stores out of business. "The prize...

25th January 2006 18:26



Movie Museum Finally To Be Built In Hollywood

After decades of discussions about constructing a movie museum in Hollywood, the Academy of Motion Picture Art and Sciences appears to have taken...

25th January 2006 18:26



Rammstein Star's Fishing Dream

RAMMSTEIN frontman TILL LINDEMANN fell into heavy rock by accident - as a child he dreamed of being a deep sea fisherman. Lindemann eventually...

25th January 2006 21:07



Fascinating Fact 891

Acclaimed British group the ARCTIC MONKEYS will open for OASIS in Toronto, Canada as part of a whistle-stop 12-date US tour this spring (06).

25th January 2006 21:07



Lopez Dresses Sold

Two dresses worn by JENNIFER LOPEZ have sold at auction for a combined $6,900 (GBP3,850) to raise money for HIV and AIDs charities. A Dolce +...

25th January 2006 21:07



Brandy Lands Videogame Role

Actress/R+B star BRANDY is set to become a videogame vixen after providing her voice and likeness for an upcoming science fiction project. The...

25th January 2006 21:07



Foxx Back On Top

JAMIE FOXX's chart-topping tussle with MARY J BLIGE continues this week as the Oscar winner topples the R+B queen from the number one spot in the US...

25th January 2006 21:07



Hank Williams' Son Wins Copyright Battle

The Tennessee Court of Appeals has ruled the heirs of the late country legend HANK WILLIAMS own the rights to a collection of rare and live vintage...

25th January 2006 21:07



Mum Puzzled About Love's Book Upset

COURTNEY LOVE has blasted her estranged mother's new tell-all book, even though it focuses on the rock star's childhood brilliance. In HER...

25th January 2006 21:07



Spears' Former Love Rival Helps Save Marriage?

BRITNEY SPEARS and her husband KEVIN FEDERLINE have reportedly called in the dancer's ex-girlfriend, SHAR JACKSON, to help them with their marriage...

25th January 2006 21:07



The Things They Say 1125

"The parents recognise me. They go, 'Look, it's LUCIUS MALFOY.' And the kids look at their parents like they're insane because what would Lucius...

25th January 2006 21:07



Foxx Sells Bentley On Ebay

Oscar-winning actor JAMIE FOXX resorted to selling his luxury Bentley on eBay, because he couldn't find a car dealer who would get him a good price....

25th January 2006 21:07



Fascinating Fact 893

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star TERI HATCHER is the latest celebrity to sign on as the face of L'OREAL, joining fellow actresses HALLE BERRY, JULIANNE...

25th January 2006 21:07



Tamblyn Signs On For Grudge Sequel

Actress AMBER TAMBLYN has signed on to co-star with SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR in THE GRUDGE 2. Tamblyn will play the younger sister of Gellar's...

25th January 2006 21:07



Miss America Is A Hit On Cmt

MISS AMERICA is breaking records again after the pageant lured 3.1 million viewers to US cable network CMT on Saturday (21JAN06) - the most-watched...

25th January 2006 21:07



Hopkins Gets The Creative Urge In 2006

SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS is heading into the most creative time of his life as he plans to stage an exhibition of his art and perform his own classical...

25th January 2006 21:07



Oscar Doesn't Help Foxx Pick-up Women

Winning an Oscar hasn't helped RAY star JAMIE FOXX get dates in Los Angeles. The single star admits his status as a Best Actor Academy...

25th January 2006 21:07



Thompson In Pie-throwing Fracas

Actress EMMA THOMPSON sparked a pie-throwing melee during her appearance on US talk show LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN last night (24JAN06) when she...

25th January 2006 21:07



Parker And Broderick Developing Play About Gossip

Former SEX + THE CITY star SARAH JESSICA PARKER and husband MATTHEW BRODERICK are hoping to star together in a play about celebrity gossip on the...

25th January 2006 21:07



Nicholas Brother Fayard Dies At 91

Dance legend FAYARD NICHOLAS has died at his home in California. He was 91. With his brother HAROLD, Nicholas formed THE NICHOLAS BROTHERS in his...

25th January 2006 21:07



Fascinating Fact 892

The brother of BRANDY's ex-fiance, basketball star QUENTIN RICHARDSON, was shot dead on the day the R+B singer was celebrating her mother SONJA's...

25th January 2006 21:07


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