23rd February 2006

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Fascinating Fact 1064

LISA MARIE PRESLEY's recent wedding reception in Kyoto, Japan, was a Far Eastern culinary treat - the 12-course meal enjoyed by guests featured rice...

23rd February 2006 3:05



James Brown Stars In Shanghai

Funk legend JAMES BROWN performed in mainland China for the first time yesterday night (22FEB06) when his Asian tour touched down in Shanghai. The...

23rd February 2006 3:05



Fascinating Fact 1063

BECK has signed up to score NAPOLEON DYNAMITE director JARED HESS' new film project NACHO LIBRE, which stars JACK BLACK as a priest-turned-Mexican...

23rd February 2006 3:05



New Album Helped Chili Peppers Resolve Their Differences

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are convinced their upcoming album is their best work ever, because they solved their personal differences during the recording...

23rd February 2006 3:05



Arctic Monkeys Say 'No' To Tv Shows

Indie icons ARCTIC MONKEYS have sensationally declared they will not appear on any more TV shows. The four-piece, whose album WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY...

23rd February 2006 3:05



Osbourne: 'I'm Not Dating Kate Moss'

JACK OSBOURNE is laughing off claims he's romancing model KATE MOSS, insisting he's only trying to be a good friend to someone in need. Osbourne...

23rd February 2006 3:05



Lil Jon Settles Record Company Differences

Rapper LIL JON will release his fourth album after settling a long-running dispute with his record company. The WHO U WIT? star had accused TVT...

23rd February 2006 3:05



Guns N' Roses To Play Europe

Rock heavyweights GUNS N' ROSES are heading to Europe in June (06) - they will headline England's Download Festival and put on a stadium show in...

23rd February 2006 3:05



Fascinating Fact 1065

WHOOPI GOLDBERG uses her 1991 Best Supporting Actress Oscar as an ice breaker at parties - she insists guests pick up the statuette, which sits on...

23rd February 2006 3:05



Freeman To Receive Tracy Honours

Veteran actor MORGAN FREEMAN is set to receive the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Spencer Tracy Award for Lifetime Achievement in...

23rd February 2006 3:05



The Things They Say 1405

"To me, INSPECTOR CLOUSEAU is HAMLET for comedians." STEVE MARTIN thinks PETER SELLERS' goofy French detective is a role all comics should play.

23rd February 2006 3:05



Senor Potter Now In Spanish

Spanish-speaking fans of the HARRY POTTER series of books will be able to catch up with his latest adventures when the Spanish version of HARRY...

23rd February 2006 3:05



The Things They Say 1404

"He has a genuine enthusiasm for almost anything - for life. I sometimes see it and go, 'Wow, that's impressive.'" Oscar favourite PHILIP SEYMOUR...

23rd February 2006 3:05



De Battre Mon Coeur S'est Arrete Triumphs At Lumiere Awards

Chilling thriller DE BATTRE MON COEUR S'EST ARRETE was named Best Film at France's Lumiere Awards on Tuesday night (21FEB06). ROMAIN DURIS picked...

23rd February 2006 3:05



Gay Activist Bought Brokeback Shirts

LATEST: Longtime gay activist TOM GREGORY was thrilled when he placed the winning bid of $101,100 (GBP59,000) for two cowboy shirts featured in the...

23rd February 2006 3:05



Becker Awarded Newspaper Damages

Three-time Wimbledon tennis champion BORIS BECKER won 1.2 million euros ($1.4 million/GBP820,000) in damages from a German newspaper on Tuesday...

23rd February 2006 3:05



Lohan Dates Olympic Champion

Movie star LINDSAY LOHAN has a new man in her life - Olympic gold medalist SHAUN WHITE. The couple shared an intimate night together at New York...

23rd February 2006 3:05



Keith And Nicole Set For March Marriage?

Actress NICOLE KIDMAN and country star KEITH URBAN have sent out invitations for their wedding, which will reportedly take place next month...

23rd February 2006 3:05



Diana Photographers Ordered To Pay One Euro In Damages

Three paparazzi who photographed DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES and DODI FAYED on the night of their death (31AUG97) were ordered to pay damages of one...

23rd February 2006 3:05



Killers Sued For $16 Million

US rockers the KILLERS are being sued by their former manager for $16 million (GBP9.1 million) for an alleged breach of contract. The MR...

23rd February 2006 9:16



Sheridan Bubbles Over With Love For Bolton

Actress NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN publicly declared her passion for boyfriend MICHAEL BOLTON during a Valentines Day (14FEB06) performance alongside the...

23rd February 2006 9:16



Cave Rethinks After Seeing 'Christ'

Rocker-turned-screenwriter NICK CAVE was forced to rework part of his new Australian western movie after viewing THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST. The...

23rd February 2006 9:16



Jackson Signs Without Reading Script

PULP FICTION star SAMUEL L JACKSON was so amused by the title of new movie SNAKES ON A PLANE, he signed up without reading the script. The movie...

23rd February 2006 9:16



Lee Suffered From Chicken Pox, Not Stage Fright

MY NAME IS EARL star JAIME PRESSLY mistook her co-star JASON LEE's chicken pox symptoms as a bad case of nerves at last month's (16JAN06) Golden...

23rd February 2006 9:16



Jackson's Arranged Marriage

Actor SAMUEL L JACKSON married his wife LaTANYA RICHARDSON after she planned the entire ceremony without his knowledge - or his consent. The PULP...

23rd February 2006 9:16



Pesci Escapes Charges Over Alleged Assault

LATEST: Academy Award-winning actor JOE PESCI will not be charged over an alleged violent altercation with a fan last month (22JAN06), according to...

23rd February 2006 9:16



The Things They Say 1406

"If you ever get sad, hug a tree. It has healing powers." JOSS STONE is a hippie at heart.

23rd February 2006 9:16



Fascinating Fact 1066

US album chart topper JAHEIM's grandfather, VICTOR HOAGLAND, sang with the DRIFTERS.

23rd February 2006 9:16



Nelly Heats Up Apple Bottoms With Racy New Ad

Rapper NELLY has stripped off to relaunch his Apple Bottom Jeans clothing line - his racy new ads see him and a sexy model enjoy a topless embrace. ...

23rd February 2006 9:16



Carnie Wilson Makes Lullabies Album A Family Affair

WILSON PHILLIPS star CARNIE WILSON has enlisted family members to ensure her latest album is a success - duetting with her father and singing songs...

23rd February 2006 9:16



Bangles Star Hoffs' Sweet Return To The Sixties

The BANGLES star SUSANNA HOFFS and cult singer/songwriter MATTHEW SWEET have teamed up to become the new SONNY and CHER with a new duets album. ...

23rd February 2006 9:16



Lindsay Lashes Out At Teen Queen Label

Singer/actress LINDSAY LOHAN is furious at the media's insistence on labelling her a "teen queen", insisting she also has a devoted adult...

23rd February 2006 9:16



Tyler Insists Sly Stone Is Clean

AEROSMITH frontman STEVEN TYLER has blasted reports funk legend SLY STONE is using drugs again, insisting the FAMILY AFFAIR singer is "sharp" and...

23rd February 2006 9:16



The Things They Say 1408

"I met ADRIENNE naked. It's not my place, at this point, to put clothes on her." THE BRADY BUNCH star CHRISTOPHER KNIGHT has no problems with his...

23rd February 2006 9:16



The Things They Say 1407

"I think there's quite a bit more to see. There are a lot of strategically placed arms. I think it's hilarious." Actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY isn't...

23rd February 2006 9:16



Sevigny's Chocolate Cheating Cure

Actress CHLOE SEVIGNY is trying chocolate therapy in a bid to stay faithful to her boyfriend. The BOYS DON'T CRY star is so determined not to...

23rd February 2006 9:16



Fascinating Fact 1067

CRASH star TERRENCE HOWARD loves science and has a degree in chemical engineering.

23rd February 2006 9:16



Laurie's Nude Trauma

HOUSE star HUGH LAURIE is embarrassed by his nude scenes in the hit US TV series, because his ageing bottom resembles "buns of yoghurt". The...

23rd February 2006 9:16



Nighy Fears Award Shows

British actor BILL NIGHY fears award ceremonies, because he was a hopeless underachiever at school. The SHAUN OF THE DEAD star, who is the proud...

23rd February 2006 9:16



Brown Bans Israel Gigs

English rocker IAN BROWN has vowed never to perform in Israel, because he doesn't agree with the government's regime. The former STONE ROSES...

23rd February 2006 14:00



Madonna's Intimate Club Tour

Pop superstar MADONNA will swap the flamboyant shows she is famed for in favour of more intimate club venues, when she promotes new album CONFESSIONS...

23rd February 2006 14:00



Morrissey Quizzed By Fbi

Singer MORRISSEY was quizzed by the FBI and British intelligence after speaking out against the American and British governments. The Brit is a...

23rd February 2006 14:00



Houston And Brown Rocked By New Claims

WHITNEY HOUSTON's husband BOBBY BROWN has been branded a shameless lothario by actress TAMALA JONES - who claims the singer/actor recently tried to...

23rd February 2006 14:00



The Things They Say 1410

"The goatee was all home-grown. I did it for the part, but the wife didn't like it." PIERCE BROSNAN admits his facial hair for his role in THE...

23rd February 2006 14:00



Cave Writes 'Romp' For Winstone

Rocker-turned-screenwriter NICK CAVE was so impressed with British actor RAY WINSTONE on the set of THE PROPOSITION, he's created another role for...

23rd February 2006 14:00



Fascinating Fact 1068

Hollywood star NICOLAS CAGE is hunting for a home in the English countryside.

23rd February 2006 14:00



The Things They Say 1409

"It staggers my wife." HOUSE star HUGH LAURIE insists his spouse is amazed by his sex symbol status.

23rd February 2006 14:00



Gervais Sees Shows Compete At Rose D'or Awards

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS's sitcom EXTRAS will go head-to-head with the US version of his first comedy THE OFFICE at this year's (06) Rose D'Or...

23rd February 2006 14:00



Crowe And Kidman Finally Co-star

Antipodean stars RUSSELL CROWE and NICOLE KIDMAN are set to realise their dream and co-star in a homegrown movie, according to movie-maker BAZ...

23rd February 2006 14:00



Hoffman Turns Down Mainstream

Actor PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN refuses to use his recent Academy Award nomination as a doorway to superstardom - because he sees mainstream cinema as a...

23rd February 2006 14:00



Portman And Bernal Back Together

NATALIE PORTMAN has rekindled her romance with Mexican actor GAEL GARCIA BERNAL after a nine-month split. The couple enjoyed some quality time...

23rd February 2006 14:00



Tsotsi Wins Pan African Festival Prize

GAVIN HOOD's multi-award nominated film TSOTSI has been given the Best Feature jury prize at the 14th annual Pan African Film and Arts Festival...

23rd February 2006 14:00



Kingsley To Help Pakistan Earthquake Victims

Academy Award-winning actor SIR BEN KINGSLEY has vowed to give financial help to the victims of last year's (05) Pakistan earthquake. The...

23rd February 2006 14:00



Funeral For A Friend Reschedule Tour

FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND frontman MATT DAVIES has beaten laryngitis and the rockers have rescheduled dates for their UK tour. The STREETCAR stars...

23rd February 2006 14:00



Mckeown Booed Onstage

BAY CITY ROLLERS frontman LES McKEOWN disappointed fans attending his comeback concert on Saturday (18FEB06) after he arrived 90 minutes late and...

23rd February 2006 14:00



Adams Anxious About Acoustic Test

Rocker RYAN ADAMS is terrified about hitting the road again just months after recovering from horrific arm injuries. Adams endured months of agony...

23rd February 2006 14:00



Brown Slams Commercial Brit Awards

IAN BROWN has accused the Brit Awards of honouring commercially successful acts over talented musicians, after losing out on an award to pop newcomer...

23rd February 2006 14:00



Rem And Wainwright Headline Anti-war Concert

Rockers REM and singer/songwriter RUFUS WAINWRIGHT are set to perform at a charity anti-war concert in New York City next month (20MAR06). The...

23rd February 2006 14:00



Anderson Blasts Australian Press

Curvy actress PAMELA ANDERSON has launched a scathing attack on the Australian media after receiving unfavourable reports during her recent visit. ...

23rd February 2006 17:42



Barkin 'Receives $20 Million In Divorce'

Hollywood actress ELLEN BARKIN reportedly received $20 million (GBP11.7 million) in her quickie divorce from billionaire RON PERELMAN. The Revlon...

23rd February 2006 17:42



The Things They Say 1411

"I'm a butt man all the way, but don't get me wrong, t**ties are great." Dirty south rapper NELLY doesn't discriminate when it comes to female...

23rd February 2006 17:42



Nelly: 'Halle And J.lo Are Sexy'

Rapper NELLY insists HALLE BERRY and JENNIFER LOPEZ are the sexiest women alive. The HOT IN HERRE hitmaker obeys his father's lesson that all...

23rd February 2006 17:42



Dirty Dancing To Hit The Stage

Classic 1980s romance DIRTY DANCING is being turned into a stage musical to hit London's West End this October (06). The show will follow the path...

23rd February 2006 17:42



A Cup Of Garcia

Late GRATEFUL DEAD guitarist JERRY GARCIA has been honoured with a selection of herbal teas named after him. The first shipment of J Garcia...

23rd February 2006 17:42



Brown Warns Doherty: 'Stay Away From Drugs'

English rocker IAN BROWN has warned troubled singer PETE DOHERTY's his burgeoning career will collapse if he doesn't quit drugs soon. The former...

23rd February 2006 17:42



Morrissey Swaps Naive La For Rome

Singer MORRISSEY has abandoned America for good, dubbing the US a "naive country". The morose former SMITHS star has lived in Los Angeles for...

23rd February 2006 17:42



Pavarotti Slams Surgery Rumours

Italian opera legend LUCIANO PAVAROTTI has slammed rumours he has had surgery on his stomach after being seen struggling to wade out of the water on...

23rd February 2006 17:42



Jackson's Lawyer Quits

MICHAEL JACKSON's lawyer THOMAS MESEREAU JNR will no longer represent the troubled singer after he withdrew his name from two impending lawsuits. ...

23rd February 2006 17:42



The Things They Say 1414

"I wanted to do something that wasn't just like, 'I'm a celebrity! I like puppies.'" CLOSER star NATALIE PORTMAN on choosing to work with women's...

23rd February 2006 17:42



Laurie's 'Bin Laden' Audition

HOUSE actor HUGH LAURIE was amazed to be cast as sexy medic DR GREGORY HOUSE in the TV series, because he resembled terrorist OSAMA BIN LADEN in his...

23rd February 2006 17:42



The Things They Say 1413

"I had this high-pitched voice, and then, when I was nine, I started talking like this all of a sudden. My mom was, like, 'What the hell is that?...

23rd February 2006 17:42



Martin Stays Grey

Grey-haired funnyman STEVE MARTIN has vowed to never dye his hair again, because his haircolour determines his film reviews. The SHOPGIRL star...

23rd February 2006 17:42



The Things They Say 1412

"What's Sharon like? The thing that springs to mind with her is the C-word. That's C for charisma, in case you're thinking of another word."...

23rd February 2006 17:42



Soderbergh Pans Sharif's Che!

Director STEVEN SODERBERGH is confident his upcoming biopic on Argentine revolutionary ERNESTO 'CHE' GUEVARA will be better than the 1969 original. ...

23rd February 2006 17:42



Martin Stays Away From Sellers' Clouseau

Comic actor STEVE MARTIN was determined not to copy PETER SELLERS' portrayal of INSPECTOR CLOUSEAU in PINK PANTHER, because he didn't want audiences...

23rd February 2006 17:42



Huffman's Emmy Made Her Ill

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star FELICITY HUFFMAN was so shocked by her Emmy win in September (05), she became physically ill. The blonde actress was...

23rd February 2006 17:42



Smith Champions Brokeback

Film-maker KEVIN SMITH has lavished praised on ANG LEE's cowboy romance BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, hailing HEATH LEDGER a "genius". The CLERKS director...

23rd February 2006 17:42



Caton-jones Fights With Stone On Set Of Instinct 2

Director MICHAEL CATON-JONES and SHARON STONE struggled to keep the peace on set of BASIC INSTINCT 2: RISK ADDICTION - because the saucy actress felt...

23rd February 2006 17:42



Brosnan Cuts Gay Scenes Despite Brokeback Success

Former JAMES BOND star PIERCE BROSNAN remains convinced the bisexual scenes in his new movie THE MATADOR should stay cut - despite the outstanding...

23rd February 2006 17:42



U.s. Officials Silent Re Success Of Anti-american Film

U.S. officials are keeping a low profile regarding the Turkish movie The Valley of the Wolves: Iraq, even as the film continues to attract huge...

23rd February 2006 18:20



Fcc Reportedly Will Ban Another Four-letter Word

The FCC will ban from the airwaves "a common expletive for excrement" and issue some 40 indecency rulings during upcoming sessions, Bloomberg News...

23rd February 2006 18:20



Wrestlers Returning To Primetime

Professional wrestling, which in the early days of television, was invariably included in the program line-ups of virtually every local TV station...

23rd February 2006 18:20



European Audiences Remain Loyal To Olympics

Audiences in the U.S. for the Winter Olympics may have turned out to be significantly smaller for the Turin Olympics than for any previous Olympics...

23rd February 2006 18:20



Bond Star Sinks Teeth Into Role

Former James Bond star Pierce Brosnan has expressed sympathy for Daniel Craig, the current Bond, who reportedly had two teeth knocked out during a...

23rd February 2006 18:20



What Critics Don't Write About Speaks Louder Than Words, Says Study

A Duke University study has concluded that many movie critics, faced with a huge number of films that that they are required to watch, often avoid...

23rd February 2006 18:20



Website Displays Lowest Prices Of Dvd's

A Vancouver company has launched a website where consumers can compare prices of DVDs offered by various business and individual sellers. In an...

23rd February 2006 18:20



Austin To Show Off Her New Look At Governor's Ball

Slimmed-down jazz legend PATTI AUSTIN will be showing off her new look at the post-Oscars Governor's Ball. The singer, who recently shed half her...

23rd February 2006 21:20



Beyonce Still On Top In The Us

BEYONCE KNOWLES is refusing to budge at the top of the US singles chart, scoring a fifth successive week at number one with her PINK PANTHER theme...

23rd February 2006 21:20



Aiken Fans Make Good On Their Promise

LATEST: Nine former fans of AMERICAN IDOL star CLAY AIKEN are forging ahead with threats to sue his record label bosses for false advertising. The...

23rd February 2006 21:20



Joel Splits With Drummer

Grammy-winning star BILLY JOEL and his drummer LIBERTY DeVITTO have split after thirty years performing together - because DeVitto accused Joel of...

23rd February 2006 21:20



Marcia Tops Hollywood Hair Poll

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star MARCIA CROSS has been crowned the hairstyle queen of Hollywood in a new magazine poll. The editors of American...

23rd February 2006 21:20



The Things They Say 1416

"I wet myself through a garden, eating tomatoes and things like that to become one with the snail." Actor WILLIAM H MACY on researching his role as...

23rd February 2006 21:20



Tyra Tries Out As A Strip Club Dancer

Retired supermodel TYRA BANKS has turned investigator to find out what men really get up to at strip clubs. The former catwalk stunner donned...

23rd February 2006 21:20



Csi Star Feels Guilty About Educating Criminals

CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION star MARG HELGENBERGER is wracked with guilt because the show has taught criminals how to cover their tracks while...

23rd February 2006 21:20



Producer Dances With Duvall For Film Role

Movie producer DAVID SACHS found a novel way of persuading movie veteran ROBERT DUVALL to star in low-budget new indie film THANK YOU FOR SMOKING -...

23rd February 2006 21:20



Purefoy Abandoned Vendetta Because Of Mask

British actor JAMES PUREFOY walked out in his role in V FOR VENDETTA after struggling to wear a mask for the entire film. The A KNIGHT'S TALE...

23rd February 2006 21:20



Hoffman To Bark Oscar Speech?

CAPOTE star PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN is being haunted by a drunken bet he made with friends - that he would bark his acceptance speech if he ever won...

23rd February 2006 21:20



Renfro Pleads Guilty To Heroin Possession

LATEST: Actor BRAD RENFRO returned to a Los Angeles courtroom today (23FEB06), where he pleaded guilty to attempted drug possession. Renfro was...

23rd February 2006 21:20



Tamahori Escapes Prostitution Charge

Prostitution charges against former JAMES BOND director LEE TAMAHORI have been dropped after the movie-maker pleaded no contest to criminal trespass...

23rd February 2006 21:20



The Things They Say 1415

"I've written 3,000 songs, but probably only three good ones." Singer and song-writer DOLLY PARTON is modest about her accomplishments.

23rd February 2006 21:20



Mariah Gets 'Glamorized'

MARIAH CAREY has launched her own jewellery and accessory line. The new products, all under the singer's Glamorized moniker, will be sold...

23rd February 2006 21:20



Fascinating Fact 1069

AMERICAN PIE hitmaker DON McLEAN put his finance degree to good use when he started having hits - he trademarked his name, pop song lyrics, 'Bye,...

23rd February 2006 21:20



Parton Thanks Doctors For Her Good Looks

Country music legend DOLLY PARTON is thrilled she looks so good for her age and she gives all the credit to her doctors. The I WILL ALWAYS LOVE...

23rd February 2006 21:20



Simpson's Soapy Past

Pop star ASHLEE SIMPSON was attacked by a bar of soap when she swore in front of her parents as a teenager. The PIECES OF ME singer, 21, tries to...

23rd February 2006 21:20



Fascinating Fact 1070

Adult film star JENNA JAMESON will star in the first original animated mobile phone TV series - SAMURAI LOVE GOD - for US TV network Comedy Central....

23rd February 2006 21:20


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