22nd February 2006

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Pavarotti Made Honorary Bosnian Citizen

Opera supremo LUCIANO PAVAROTTI will be made an honorary Bosnian citizen in recognition of his support during Bosnia's war with Serbia in the...

22nd February 2006 2:41



Fascinating Fact 1054

SIR ELTON JOHN will play his famous red piano for the last time at his Oscar party on 5 March (06), before it is auctioned off to raise funds for his...

22nd February 2006 2:41



Madonna's Illustrator Attacked

The artist who illustrated MADONNA's children's books was brutally beaten by three men in New York City in the early hours of Sunday morning...

22nd February 2006 2:41



Gorillaz Ditch World Tour Plans

Animated band GORILLAZ have abandoned plans for a world tour, because it costs too much money to bring the cartoon characters to life on a regular...

22nd February 2006 2:41



Chili Peppers To Tour With West?

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are in negotiations with KANYE WEST to co-headline a summer (06) tour of the US. The UNDER THE BRIDGE hitmakers are big fans...

22nd February 2006 2:41



New Guns N' Roses Songs Leaked Online

Songs set to feature on the highly anticipated new GUNS N' ROSES album CHINESE DEMOCRACY have been leaked online. Frontman AXL ROSE has been...

22nd February 2006 2:41



Fascinating Fact 1057

X-MEN star REBECCA ROMIJN's home in Los Angeles was once a brothel called the Wagon Wheel Ranch.

22nd February 2006 2:41



Jackson's Generosity Soars

SAMUEL L JACKSON been hailed as Hollywood's most generous superstar by his FREEDOMLAND co-star CLARKE PETERS. The 57-year-old actor astonished...

22nd February 2006 2:41



Maclaine Kept Her Virtue In Hollywood

Veteran actress SHIRLEY MacLAINE believes she is a minority in Hollywood, because she has never slept with anyone to boost her career. The TERMS...

22nd February 2006 2:41



The Things They Say 1398

"I do feel pretty sexy all the time. But you know what? That's because I'm in a relationship that is really great." Actress KATE BECKINSALE revels in...

22nd February 2006 2:41



Depp And Bloom Tease Knightley

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN stars ORLANDO BLOOM and JOHNNY DEPP are taking every opportunity to tease KEIRA KNIGHTLEY since she earned a nomination for...

22nd February 2006 2:41



Jurassic Park 4 To Begin Shooting Next Year

Director STEVEN SPIELBERG will begin filming the fourth installment of JURASSIC PARK next year (07). The MUNICH director is currently getting...

22nd February 2006 2:41



Farrell Sues Sex Tape Scandal Model

THE NEW WORLD star COLIN FARRELL has slapped model CANDACE SMITH with a lawsuit for conspiring to sell an X-rated sex tape he made with her friend...

22nd February 2006 2:41



Celeb Housekeeper Sent To Jail

LATEST: The Polish housekeeper convicted of stealing from a string of celebrities including ROBERT DE NIRO and BOSTON LEGAL star CANDICE BERGEN was...

22nd February 2006 2:41



Brosnan: 'Craig Will Have The Last Laugh'

PIERCE BROSNAN insists new JAMES BOND DANIEL CRAIG will have the last laugh, despite losing several teeth when a fight scene for upcoming movie...

22nd February 2006 2:41



Fascinating Fact 1056

Rocker MARILYN MANSON's bride DITA VON TEESE wore a wedding corset made-to-measure by MR PEARL - but the designer didn't make any panties to match...

22nd February 2006 2:41



Mccartney Brother's Trial Delayed

LATEST: The trial of SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's brother has been delayed following a legal argument. MIKE McCARTNEY is accused of sexual touching after...

22nd February 2006 2:41



Fascinating Fact 1055

NICK LACHEY and JESSICA SIMPSON's divorce has created a new term in Hollywood. The "She-Nup" is a pre-nuptial agreement rich female performers are...

22nd February 2006 2:41



Fascinating Fact 1059

Burlesque star DITA VON TEESE wore a bright violet wedding gown designed by VIVIENNE WESTWOOD, created from seventeen meters of Swiss silk when she...

22nd February 2006 9:26



Fascinating Fact 1058

Acclaimed British singer ANTONY HEGARTY, of ANTONY + THE JOHNSONS, has realised his dream of interviewing BETTE MIDLER - the singer conducted a phone...

22nd February 2006 9:26



Director Wants To Cast Manson In Movies

Chilean cult director ALEJANDRO JODOROWSKY wants to cast shock rocker MARILYN MANSON in one of his movies - after being inspired by the "beautiful...

22nd February 2006 9:26



Metallica To Stick With Bob Rock

Rock veterans METALLICA have rubbished rumours they plan to sack longterm producer BOB ROCK and hire RICK RUBIN to make their new album. Drummer...

22nd February 2006 9:26



Stones Whip Argentina Into A Frenzy

THE ROLLING STONES whipped Argentine capital Buenos Aires into such a frenzy last night (21FEB06) police were forced to restrain crowds with water...

22nd February 2006 9:26



Beyonce's Next Solo Album Set For Summer

DESTINY'S CHILD star BEYONCE KNOWLES is determined to release her next solo album this summer (06) - and will record it in gaps in her busy movie...

22nd February 2006 9:26



Romijn Sacked For Stealing Chickens

Actress REBECCA ROMIJN was sacked from her first job at a poultry shop, because she stole chickens every day. But not before the X-MEN star became...

22nd February 2006 9:26



Dempsey Devastated By 10-Year Career Drought

Actor PATRICK DEMPSEY was wracked with insecurity before landing the role of DR DEREK SHEPHERD in TV series GREY'S ANATOMY - because he had been out...

22nd February 2006 9:26



The Things They Say 1400

"You spend 15 hours a day, seven days a week, for four years, and all that people can think to say about your work is, 'Don't you think it's too...

22nd February 2006 9:26



Fascinating Fact 1060

Animal-loving actress ALICIA SILVERSTONE is currently circulating a petition to convince talk show host OPRAH WINFREY to devote one of her shows to...

22nd February 2006 9:26



White Honoured By Los Angeles Zoo

THE GOLDEN GIRLS star and animal rights activist BETTY WHITE has been honoured by the Los Angeles Zoo for her commitment to animals. The Emmy...

22nd February 2006 9:26



Olsen: 'We're Not Role Models'

Teen superstar MARY-KATE OLSEN has hit out at criticism she is a poor role model for children - insisting she and her twin sister ASHLEY aren't...

22nd February 2006 9:26



Maclaine Advises Young Stars On Personal Life

Movie veteran SHIRLEY MacLAINE has hit out at her younger co-stars in recent movies IN HER SHOES and RUMOR HAS IT, for being too self-obsessed to...

22nd February 2006 9:26



Anti-craig Bond Fans Call For Casino Royale Boycott

Disgruntled JAMES BOND fans have set up a website campaigning for new 007 DANIEL CRAIG to be stripped of the iconic movie role. Craig was...

22nd February 2006 9:26



Depeche Mode's Milan Concert Set For Dvd Release

DEPECHE MODE's two shows last weekend (18-19FEB06) at Milan, Italy's Filaforum were recorded for a live DVD, scheduled to be released in September...

22nd February 2006 9:26



The Things They Say 1399

"Celebrity is a currency and I want to spend mine well." U2 frontman BONO is determined to use his powerful status to do as much good as he can.

22nd February 2006 9:26



Eminem Goes On Diet

EMINEM was so appalled by his overweight appearance at last week's (begs06FEB06) Grammy Awards he has enlisted the help of a personal trainer to help...

22nd February 2006 9:26



Idle Convinced Pythons About Spamalot

ERIC IDLE convinced his MONTY PYTHON castmates to let him use their work in hit musical SPAMALOT, by playing them a song he had written for the...

22nd February 2006 13:51



Connolly Blasts Aussie Prime Minister

Scottish comedian BILLY CONNOLLY has slammed Australian Prime Minister JOHN HOWARD after the leader criticised bad language on television. Howard...

22nd February 2006 13:51



Richardson Slams Hollywood Pay Rates

British star MIRANDA RICHARDSON has blasted Hollywood stars as overpaid and arrogant. The HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE actress believes...

22nd February 2006 13:51



Newton Checks Bafta Award

BAFTA-winning actress THANDIE NEWTON was so scared she'd lose her Best Supporting Actress prize at the London ceremony on Sunday night (19FEB06), she...

22nd February 2006 13:51



Hopkins' Daughter Wants To Reconnect

SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS' estranged daughter ABIGAIL is hoping to reconcile with her famous father after five years of silence. Abigail was just four...

22nd February 2006 13:51



Hilton Hits Back At Barton

LATEST: PARIS HILTON has hit back at MISCHA BARTON, after the actress blasted the hotel heiress for "hating everyone around her age who is more...

22nd February 2006 13:51



Grant 'Attacks' Photographer

English actor HUGH GRANT reportedly struck a photographer with a manila folder on the streets of New York City yesterday (21FEB06). The FOUR...

22nd February 2006 13:51



Coverdale Slams Celebrity Marriages

Former DEEP PURPLE and WHITESNAKE rocker DAVID COVERDALE has vowed never to marry another celebrity after discovering they are usually riddled with...

22nd February 2006 13:51



Doherty Breaks Drug-free Promise

British rocker PETE DOHERTY has been photographed smoking crack cocaine just two weeks after vowing to kick his drug habit. The BABYSHAMBLES...

22nd February 2006 13:51



Jay Kay's Chopper Love

Pop star JAY KAY has swapped fast cars for flying after buying himself a helicopter. The JAMIROQUAI star has grown bored of his collection of 17...

22nd February 2006 13:51



Kiss To Release Perfume Line

Eighties rockers KISS are set to take the beauty world by storm with the launch of their own range of perfume and cologne. The flamboyant band...

22nd February 2006 13:51



Is 'Muslim Madonna' Actually A Hindu?

LATEST: Muslim pop star DEEYAH has come under fire from the leading Islamic council in Britain, which believes the singer is Hindu. The...

22nd February 2006 13:51



Motherhood Enhanced Britney's Voice

BRITNEY SPEARS is sure she'll make a spectacular pop comeback, because her singing has improved since she gave birth to baby SEAN PRESTON last year...

22nd February 2006 13:51



Madonna 'Shocked' By Illustrator Attack

LATEST: Superstar MADONNA is "shocked" and "devastated" to learn her children's book illustrator JEFFREY FULVIMARI was viciously attacked outside a...

22nd February 2006 13:51



Nighy: 'Actors Should Accept Attention'

British actor BILL NIGHY is appalled by Hollywood stars who constantly bemoan press attention, insisting public adoration is all part of being a...

22nd February 2006 13:51



Jagger's Ex-mistress Engaged

SIR MICK JAGGER's ex-mistress LUCIANA MORAD GIMENEZ became engaged to her boyfriend during the ROLLING STONES' Brazilian concert on Saturday...

22nd February 2006 17:42



Kanye Fumes At Brits Bosses

Hip-hop star KANYE WEST has blasted producers of last week's (15FEB06) Brit Awards, for cutting his acceptance speech from the televised show. The...

22nd February 2006 17:42



Test Icicles Split Confirmed

Cult British band TEST ICICLES will split up following the completion of their UK tour in April (06), according to their publicist. The WHAT'S...

22nd February 2006 17:42



Mccartney's Brother Stands Trial For Groping

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's younger brother MIKE McCARTNEY flew into a rage when he was confronted over allegations he had groped a teenage girl's bottom,...

22nd February 2006 17:42



West Blasts 'Sex Addict' Rumours

Confident rapper KANYE WEST has hit out at claims that he is addicted to porn, insisting that a reporter inflated his statements. The GOLD DIGGER...

22nd February 2006 17:42



Kid Rock Wins Temporary Ban On Sex Tape

LATEST: Rap-rocker KID ROCK has won a temporary ban on the distribution of an explicit sex tape, which features the star and fellow singer SCOTT...

22nd February 2006 17:42



The Things They Say 1401

"They say DAVEY (JONES) is a baddie, but I think he's just a man who's had very bad luck." BILL NIGHY teases fans about his evil role opposite JOHNNY...

22nd February 2006 17:42



Speedman Spurns Scripts

Actor SCOTT SPEEDMAN hates scripts because they make his job dull. The UNDERWORLD star regularly edits his lines and stage directions in favour of...

22nd February 2006 17:42



Nighy Fears Fan Violence

British acting veteran BILL NIGHY is anxious to avoid over-exposing his talents, because he fears sparking a violent backlash. The LOVE ACTUALLY...

22nd February 2006 17:42



Kennedy Lawford Inherited Womanising Ways

Actor CHRISTOPHER KENNEDY LAWFORD confesses he has inherited the womanising ways of his famous male relatives. Lawford's father was rat pack...

22nd February 2006 17:42



Clooney Can't Take Direction

GEORGE CLOONEY blames his career start as a television actor for his refusal to listen to directors. The Oscar-nominee - who rose to fame after...

22nd February 2006 17:42



Paltrow Falls For British Comedy

GWYNETH PALTROW considers herself an honorary Brit after two years living in London - she's even become a fan of cult vintage British comedy. The...

22nd February 2006 17:42



Liu Defends Marshall's Geisha Casting

LUCY LIU has attacked criticism of ROB MARSHALL's decision to cast Chinese and Malaysian in Japan-set epic MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA, labelling it...

22nd February 2006 17:42



Craig Cant Drive Bond Car

JAMES BOND star DANIEL CRAIG has stunned movie bosses on the set of the new 007 movie, by revealing he can't drive the secret agent's hi-tech car. ...

22nd February 2006 17:42



Trump Brings Up Stewart's Stock Scandal In Tv Battle

LATEST: Property tycoon DONALD TRUMP has accused MARTHA STEWART of lying about her defunct APPRENTICE spin-off, comparing her lies to her suspicious...

22nd February 2006 17:42



Fascinating Fact 1061

AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL could be hitting the music charts as the subject of the folk-style ballad I HATE YOU SIMON. The song, written for...

22nd February 2006 17:42



Kaisers Starstruck At Brits

British rockers the KAISER CHIEFS were more overwhelmed by their fellow celebrities than by their three wins at last week's (15FEB06) Brit Awards. ...

22nd February 2006 17:42



Nbc Offers First Tv Premiere On Web

In a first, NBC premiered its new Dick Wolf-produced series Conviction not on television sets but on personal computers Tuesday as it provided the...

22nd February 2006 18:30



Trump Trumps Martha

The Martha-Donald feud escalated Tuesday as Donald Trump fired off a blistering letter, accusing Martha Stewart of lying in her interview with...

22nd February 2006 18:30



Tv Academy Changes Voting Rules For Acting Nominations

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced voting changes that would appear to enhance the chances of actors who appear on low-rated...

22nd February 2006 18:30



Tv News Blasted For Iraq Political Coverage

The editor of the New Republic has taken television news to task for shoddy reporting of the Iraqi political scene. In a column posted on the...

22nd February 2006 18:30



Winter Olympics Score Record Ratings On Cable

NBC's coverage of the Winter Olympics may have reached an all-time low in the ratings, but the Games have turned out to be a boon for the NBC...

22nd February 2006 18:30



Jamaican Watchdog Okays Brokeback

The Jamaican Cinematograph Authority on Tuesday passed Brokeback Mountain, permitting the gay-cowboy romance to be shown in two theaters in a...

22nd February 2006 18:30



Cheap Movie Download Service Launched Down Under

Australia's Telstra launched the country's first legal movie and TV-show download service today (Wednesday), offering titles for as low as US$1.45....

22nd February 2006 18:30



China Bans Live/animated Movies

Calling it "one of the more bizarre orders" from China's film and broadcast watchdog, Daily Variety reported today (Wednesday) that henceforth...

22nd February 2006 18:30



Oscar Set To Represent Movie Palaces Of Yore

The most glamorous attraction at this year's Oscar ceremonies may not be any of the stars, but the stage itself. A model of the set to be erected...

22nd February 2006 18:30



Eight Below A Howling Success

Disney's top dogs were barking up a storm Tuesday as final box-office figures for the four-day President's Day weekend showed the dogs-in-distress...

22nd February 2006 18:30



Disney Reviving Hand-drawn Animation

The Walt Disney Co. is planning to revive traditional hand-drawn animation next year with its live-action/animated Enchanted, Disney watcher Jim...

22nd February 2006 18:30



Fawcett Challenges Druggie Son's Dealers

Actress FARRAH FAWCETT was took out a restraining order out against one of her son REDMOND's drug dealers, because he threatened her safety. The...

22nd February 2006 21:20



Taxi Star Tony's Daughter Caught In Drug Scandal

Former TAXI star TONY DANZA has spoken out about shocking new photos of his daughter puffing cannabis from a pipe, insisting the teenager's mistakes...

22nd February 2006 21:20



Hilton/kilmer 'Liasion' Exposed

Photographs of Hollywood star VAL KILMER allegedly groping and kissing socialite PARIS HILTON have been published in an Australian magazine. ...

22nd February 2006 21:20



The Things They Say 1402

"I'm not saying I'm f**ggin' WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. But even writing a melody, it's a release. And I really have a need to express myself." WE BELONG...

22nd February 2006 21:20



Simpson Paid $1,000-Per-word

JESSICA SIMPSON will earn a whopping $1,240 (GBP729)-per-word in her new film, according to a new American media report. The pop star/actress will...

22nd February 2006 21:20



Kaiser Chief: 'I'm Not Fat'

KAISER CHIEFS frontman RICKY WILSON has hit out at the media's "obsession" with his weight, claiming he is tired of constant criticism. The Brit...

22nd February 2006 21:20



Third Time Lucky For Jaheim

R+B star JAHEIM has scored his first US album chart number one at the third attempt. The New Jersey singer's LP GHETTO CLASSICS has debuted at the...

22nd February 2006 21:20



Ryan Adams Rejects Setlist

US rocker RYAN ADAMS refuses to be confined to a setlist, even though the "confusion" of playing from the heart often leads to onstage disputes. ...

22nd February 2006 21:20



Rubin To Produce Metallica Album

Heavy metal rockers METALLICA have enlisted RICK RUBIN to produce their next album. Rubin, who has worked with the BEASTIE BOYS, PUBLIC ENEMY and...

22nd February 2006 21:20



Sly Stone Missed His Own Grammy Rehearsal

Funk star SLY STONE missed out on dress rehearsals for his own Grammy Awards tribute because security staff thought he was a vagrant. The...

22nd February 2006 21:20



Spears Seeks Sikh Yoga Master's Help

BRITNEY SPEARS is reportedly seeking the help of a yoga guru as she plans her career comeback. The pop superstar has been spotted visiting Sikh...

22nd February 2006 21:20



Fascinating Fact 1062

Model-turned-reality TV star CAPRICE BOURRET is set to launch her new lingerie clothing line, ...By Caprice, in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sunday...

22nd February 2006 21:20



Gershon Signs Up For Sex And The City Follow-up

SHOWGIRLS star GINA GERSHON has signed up to star in the latest TV series from SEX AND THE CITY author CANDACE BUSHNELL. LIPSTICK JUNGLE, which is...

22nd February 2006 21:20



The Things They Say 1403

"All I can say to anyone who's prepared to listen is, 'Wait and see. If it's (the film) crap, then hands up, I'll walk away.'" New JAMES BOND actor...

22nd February 2006 21:20



Howard Hates Rap Music

Actor TERRENCE HOWARD prefers KELLY CLARKSON to rap music, even though he is nominated for an Oscar for playing a pimp with hip-hop ambitions in...

22nd February 2006 21:20



Davies' Collapse Not Caused By Weight Loss

British actress LUCY DAVIES denies her recent collapse was the result of severe and sudden weight loss, insisting it was caused by an allergic...

22nd February 2006 21:20



Swanson: 'I'm No Homewrecker'

LATEST: BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER star KRISTY SWANSON has lashed out at reports she's a 'homewrecker', following allegations she broke up pro skater...

22nd February 2006 21:20



Bond Girl Denise's Best Birthday Gift Was Her Ex

Former BOND girl DENISE RICHARDS has reportedly reunited with old flame JOHN STAMOS after inviting him to her 35th birthday celebrations. Stamos,...

22nd February 2006 21:20


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