24th February 2006

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Sid Feller Dies

RAY CHARLES collaborator/arranger SID FELLER has died. He was 89. Feller, who had a history of heart trouble, died on 16 February (06) at his home...

24th February 2006 2:36



Parton Threatened For Having Gay Fans

Singer DOLLY PARTON has been bombarded with hate mail because of her popularity with the gay community. The COAT OF MANY COLORS singer has a large...

24th February 2006 2:36



C-murder Makes Fresh Appeal

Jailed rapper C-MURDER has lodged a new request for a retrial with the Louisiana Supreme Court. The NO LIMIT star - real name COREY MILLER - was...

24th February 2006 2:36



Bono Presents Nme Award To Geldof With Four-letter Tirade

BONO shocked the organisers of last night's (23FEB06) NME Awards in London by delivering a tirade of four-letter words. The U2 frontman was...

24th February 2006 2:36



Luther Campbell To Retire?

Veteran rapper LUTHER 'UNCLE LUKE' CAMPBELL has decided to turn his back on hip-hop because he feels undervalued by the music industry. Campbell,...

24th February 2006 2:36



Treble Triumph For Arctic Monkeys At Nme Awards

Indie icons ARCTIC MONKEYS were the big winners at last night's (23FEB06) NME Awards in London, scooping three awards including Best British Band. ...

24th February 2006 2:36



Murphy's Ex Drags Up The Comic's Seedy Past

EDDIE MURPHY's estranged wife NICOLE MITCHELL dredges up the past in a new interview about the break-up of her marriage, insisting she still doesn't...

24th February 2006 2:36



Holmes Gives Up On Columbia University

Mum-to-be KATIE HOLMES has given up on her education eight years after she was accepted by prestigious American university Columbia. The future...

24th February 2006 2:36



Body Of Witherspoon Paparazzo Identified

LATEST: The body of a paparazzo facing battery charges in an incident involving actress REESE WITHERSPOON has been positively identified by the Los...

24th February 2006 2:36



Denzel Fights Back At Broken Marriage Reports

DENZEL WASHINGTON has fired back at reports his marriage is in trouble due to his womanising ways. The Oscar-winner is still puzzled by the...

24th February 2006 2:36



Knightley Dating Pride + Prejudice Co-star

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY is dating her PRIDE + PREJUDICE co-star RUPERT FRIEND. The Oscar-nominee is seen kissing Friend - who played MR WICKHAM in the...

24th February 2006 2:36



Princess Beatrice Dating American Socialite

British royal PRINCESS BEATRICE is dating her first serious boyfriend - an American socialite who once faced manslaughter charges following a drunken...

24th February 2006 2:36



The Things They Say 1418

"I have lied in many interviews, just to keep them interesting." British singer/songwriter JAMES BLUNT cannot be trusted.

24th February 2006 2:36



Drummerless Malkmus Cancels Spring Dates

Cult indie rocker STEPHEN MALKMUS has called off his spring tour because he can't find a drummer. The former PAVEMENT frontman was forced to look...

24th February 2006 2:36



The Things They Say 1417

"She was a nice girl, but the attention was too much." FOO FIGHTERS drummer TAYLOR HAWKINS hated being a paparazzi target when he was dating actress...

24th February 2006 2:36



My Morning Jacket Line Up Three Jammys

Cult US rockers MY MORNING JACKET are among the big names up for numerous honours at the upcoming sixth annual Jammy Awards in New York City. The...

24th February 2006 2:36



Gospel Star Burger Dies During Cruise Gig

Revered gospel star ANTHONY BURGER collapsed and died during a performance in Nashville, Tennessee, on Wednesday (22FEB06). He was 44. The Dove...

24th February 2006 2:36



Vega Weds Ex-boyfriend

TOM'S DINER singer SUZANNE VEGA is a married woman again after exchanging vows with lawyer PAUL MILLS. Vega and Hill wed in New York City on 11...

24th February 2006 2:36



Fascinating Fact 1071

MICKEY ROURKE was the first choice to play AXEL FOLEY in the BEVERLY HILLS COP movies. The role eventually went to funnyman EDDIE MURPHY.

24th February 2006 2:36



Wedding Crashers Coughs Up Black Lung Prize

Hit 2005 comedy WEDDING CRASHERS has been shamed with the Black Lung Award for promoting nicotine use in unnecessary smoking scenes. The VINCE...

24th February 2006 2:36



The Things They Say 1419

"It's tough when you see your ex-wife on reality shows." SYLVESTER STALLONE will never get used to seeing his ex-wife BRIGITTE NIELSEN on TV shows...

24th February 2006 2:36



Barton Named UK's Most Eligible Woman

THE OC star MISCHA BARTON and KING KONG's damsel in distress NAOMI WATTS have topped a new poll to find the Most Eligible Women in the United...

24th February 2006 2:36



Theron Gets Sexy And Naked In New Dior Ad

Oscar-nominee CHARLIZE THERON is set to raise temperatures in a provocative new TV ad for Dior's J'Adore perfume - by ripping off her clothes. The...

24th February 2006 2:36



God + Peas Saved Fergie From Homeless Druggie Hell

BLACK EYED PEAS star FERGIE owes the group for saving her life and her sanity - she was homeless and hooked on crystal methamphetamine in the months...

24th February 2006 9:25



Cash Tops Dead Stars List

Country legend JOHNNY CASH has topped a new list of Awesomely Dead Rock Stars. The WALK THE LINE singer beat rapper NOTORIOUS BIG and one-time...

24th February 2006 9:25



Stars Back New Aids Tags Campaign

PINK, AVRIL LAVIGNE, EVE, CHARLIZE THERON and ROSARIO DAWSON are among the celebrities who have signed on to star in new charity ads for footwear...

24th February 2006 9:25



Williams And Snoop Dogg To Play South Africa

PHARRELL WILLIAMS and SNOOP DOGG will headline concerts in South Africa in April (06) as part of the country's first People's Celebration. The...

24th February 2006 9:25



Violence Mars Stones Gig

Twenty ROLLING STONES fans were injured and dozens arrested last night (23FEB06) when violence broke out at the band's gig in Buenos Aires,...

24th February 2006 9:25



Dempsey's Dyslexia Revealed

US TV star PATRICK DEMPSEY is set to shock fans on broadcaster BARBARA WALTERS' upcoming pre-Oscars special by revealing he's dyslexic. The 1980s...

24th February 2006 9:25



The Things They Say 1421

"I play the heavy in that, but I've decided I'm going to play him as TRUMAN CAPOTE and keep that going and ride it right out to the end of my...

24th February 2006 9:25



Helgenberger Fascinated By Seedy Side Of Las Vegas

CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION star MARG HELGENBERGER is fascinated by the diversity of Las Vegas, Nevada, where the show is set, especially the...

24th February 2006 9:25



Fascinating Fact 1073

Negotiations are now underway to bring the classic movie NETWORK to the Broadway stage in New York - as a musical. The 1976 film scored Best Actor...

24th February 2006 9:25



Hoffman Loves 'Oscar Tour'

CAPOTE star PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN is thrilled with his Oscar nomination, because it means he gets to spend quality time with the other nominees. ...

24th February 2006 9:25



Swank Signs Up For Fragrant Role

Oscar-winner HILARY SWANK has signed a multi-million dollar contract to be the face of Guerlain's new autumn (06) perfume. The fragrance company...

24th February 2006 9:25



Rourke Plans A Move To Austin

Actor MICKEY ROURKE has grown so attached his SIN CITY director ROBERT RODRIGUEZ, he's moving home to be closer to him. The ANGEL HEART star had a...

24th February 2006 9:25



Simpson And Electra Turn To Interior Design

Former BAYWATCH star CARMEN ELECTRA and singer ASHLEE SIMPSON will try their hand at interior designing by creating suites for the newest HARD ROCK...

24th February 2006 9:25



Macy Loves Los Angeles

WILLIAM H MACY has volunteered to be an ambassador for Los Angeles, because he is sick of the city's bad reputation. Despite many stars' claims LA...

24th February 2006 9:25



Theron Applied For German Citizenship

Hollywood sweetheart CHARLIZE THERON tried to become a German before settling in the US. The Academy Award winner applied for ctizenship using her...

24th February 2006 9:25



Elizabeth Taylor's Birthday Gift For New Orleans Aids Sufferers

Acting legend DAME ELIZABETH TAYLOR will celebrate her 74th birthday on Monday (27FEB06) by donating a $300,000 (GBP175,000) mobile medical unit to...

24th February 2006 9:25



The Things They Say 1420

"I can't even get him to go for a (McDonalds) Big Mac, much less the Oscars." Academy Award nominee DOLLY PARTON on her husband of 40 years, CARL...

24th February 2006 9:25



Parton: 'I've Always Been A Freak'

Country singer DOLLY PARTON jumped at the chance to write the theme song for movie TRANSAMERICA, about a transsexual, because she always felt like an...

24th February 2006 9:25



Juvenile's Video Lashes Out At Politicians

Rapper JUVENILE's new music video for GET YA HUSTLE ON is a scathing attack on US politicians who failed to act when Hurricane Katrina devastated the...

24th February 2006 9:25



Fascinating Fact 1072

COLDPLAY's SPEED OF SOUND became the one billionth tune downloaded from Apple's iTunes Music Store yesterday (23FEB06). The website was launched in...

24th February 2006 9:25



Lohan Turns Dj At Wrap Party

LINDSAY LOHAN added DJ to her impressive resume when she played her favourite tunes at a wrap party for her latest film CHAPTER 27. The...

24th February 2006 9:25



Fascinating Fact 1074

Shock jock HOWARD STERN is keen to become the new ROBERT REDFORD after launching a film festival in his name. The top three films in the Howard Stern...

24th February 2006 9:25



Helgenberger Desperate For Romance

CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION star MARG HELGENBERGER is desperate for the chance to act opposite a romantic leading man, instead of a forensic...

24th February 2006 9:25



Esposito Loves Her Headless Naked Neighbour

CRASH star JENNIFER ESPOSITO will only move out of her New York apartment if her next home comes with a view of a naked, dancing man. The sexy...

24th February 2006 9:25



Rhymes Verbally Abused Before Murder

LATEST: A secret audio recording reveals hip-hop star BUSTA RHYMES being verbally abused by the suspected killer of his bodyguard ISRAEL RAMIREZ,...

24th February 2006 14:01



Tamahori To Clean Hollywood Streets

LATEST: Director LEE TAMAHORI must clean the streets of Hollywood as part of his probation deal for criminal trespass charges. The 55-year-old...

24th February 2006 14:01



Marley Smokes Weed To Relax

DAMIEN MARLEY admits he has inherited his famous father's love of smoking marijuana - because he cannot relax without it. The reggae star and son...

24th February 2006 14:01



Morrissey Hangs Out With Eubank

Singer MORRISSEY has found an unusual companion in his new hometown of Rome - former World middleweight boxing champion CHRIS EUBANK. The recently...

24th February 2006 14:01



Parfitt Turns Into A Smoothie

STATUS QUO guitarist RICK PARFITT's gravelly voice has turned smooth since he had potentially cancerous growths removed from his throat. The SWEET...

24th February 2006 14:01



Cbs Fined Over Jackson's Boob Blunder

Pop star JANET JACKSON's notorious "wardrobe malfunction" at the 2004 Super Bowl will cost US TV bosses $550,000 (GBP315,000) in censorship fines,...

24th February 2006 14:01



Punk Star Praises Doherty

BUZZCOCKS star STEVE DIGGLE has praised controversial British rocker PETE DOHERTY - simply for not being like JAMES BLUNT. The EVER FALLEN IN...

24th February 2006 14:01



Sex-starved Moretti Cuts Awards Short

THE STROKES drummer FABRIZIO MORETTI cut short his appearance at the NME awards in London last night, so he could return home to have sex with...

24th February 2006 14:01



Gilmour: 'I Could Have Toured Without Waters'

LATEST: PINK FLOYD legend DAVID GILMOUR was offered a fortune to tour after the band's feted Live 8 appearance - with or without bandmate ROGER...

24th February 2006 14:01



Mario Sues Former Manager

R+B heart-throb MARIO is suing former manager TROY PATTERSON for allegedly pocketing hundreds of thousands of dollars from his phenomenal record...

24th February 2006 14:01



Purefoy Took Paycheque After Quitting Vendetta

British heart-throb JAMES PUREFOY is still enjoying the financial benefits of terrorist thriller V FOR VENDETTA, despite quitting the movie halfway...

24th February 2006 14:01



Fascinating Fact 1075

SCRUBS star TOM KAVANAGH is celebrating becoming a first-time dad - his wife MAUREEN welcomed baby daughter ALICE ANN into the world on 10 February...

24th February 2006 14:01



Soderbergh Challenged By Motorcycle Diaries

STEVEN SODERBERGH is finding making his ERNESTO 'CHE' GUEVARA biopic even more difficult, after the success of 2004 movie THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES. ...

24th February 2006 14:01



Grammer Uses Shakespeare For X-men

FRASIER star KELSEY GRAMMER is taking his role in comic book blockbuster X-MEN 3 deadly seriously - he's using WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE as inspiration. ...

24th February 2006 14:01



The Things They Say 1422

"Well, I mean it's hard not to find Josh attractive - he's an incredibly tall, big, strapping, young man!" LUCY LIU had to restrain herself while...

24th February 2006 14:01



Kingsley Demands Sir Of Humble Freeman

LATEST: SIR BEN KINGSLEY demanded LUCKY NUMBER SLEVIN co-star MORGAN FREEMAN address him using his official title - but the Oscar winner was happy to...

24th February 2006 14:01



Goldberg Gone Mad With Menopause

The menopause has driven Oscar-winning actress WHOOPI GOLDBERG completely mad. The COLOR PURPLE star, who celebrated her 50th birthday in November...

24th February 2006 14:01



Hartnett To Play Baker

Actor JOSH HARTNETT is set to play tragic jazz trumpeter CHET BAKER in a WALK THE LINE style movie biopic. The film will chronicle the life of...

24th February 2006 14:01



Brosnan's Son Celebrates Sobriety

PIERCE BROSNAN's son CHRIS is celebrating sobriety after years of drug and legal problems. The Irish actor adopted Chris when he married his birth...

24th February 2006 14:01



Winslet And Mendes To Work Together

British film couple KATE WINSLET and SAM MENDES have finally decided on a movie project, years after declaring they would love to work together. ...

24th February 2006 14:01



Wga Loses Its Voice

The Writers Guild of America - West, which, like the Screen Actors Guild, has been deeply divided into activist and moderate camps of late, has...

24th February 2006 18:33



Ad Agency Tries To Beat Tivo At Its Own Game

Bedeviled by digital video recorders that permit users to skip commercials, the Foote Cone & Belding advertising agency has developed a new...

24th February 2006 18:33



Westin: Woodruff Is Sitting Up And Reacting To Family

ABC News chief David Westin has told staffers that World News Tonight co-anchor Bob Woodruff "continues to make good progress." In an email sent...

24th February 2006 18:33



Schieffer Says He'd Turn Down Offer To Become Permanent Cbs Anchor

Despite receiving much critical praise while boosting ratings for the CBS Evening News, Bob Schieffer indicated Thursday that he has not even...

24th February 2006 18:33



Just Like A Must-see-tv Thursday

With CBS, the usual Thursday-night winner, drawing only so-so numbers with the new Survivor: Panama and two hours of reruns, NBC, which once...

24th February 2006 18:33



Big News: The $100,000 Shirts

News outlets all over the world featured reports on Wednesday about the eBay auction sale of two cowboy shirts worn by Jake Gyllenhaal in Brokeback...

24th February 2006 18:33



German Movie Chain Pulls Anti-american Flick

Germany's largest movie chain, CinemaxX, has pulled the hit Turkish film Valley of the Wolves: Iraq, following accusations that the film is...

24th February 2006 18:33



U2 Rock Brazilian Carnival

Irish supergroup U2 rocked a Brazilian carnival on Thursday (23FEB06), only days after the ROLLING STONES played to two million fans in Rio de...

24th February 2006 19:46



Painting Of 'Crucified' Diana Angers Royals

A new painting showing the late DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES in a crucifix pose has left the British royal family fuming. Artist ANDRE DURAND's...

24th February 2006 22:24



Gosling Made Table For Sex Scene

MURDER BY NUMBERS star RYAN GOSLING made love to actress RACHEL McADAMS in new romantic drama THE NOTEBOOK - on a table he made himself. The...

24th February 2006 22:26



Gosling: Filming Sex Is Better Than Violence

Hollywood actor RYAN GOSLING prefers filming graphic sex scenes to playing psychopaths - because violent roles upset his mother DONNA. The...

24th February 2006 22:26



Fascinating Fact 1078

Actress MEG RYAN will guest star in the GEENA DAVIS presidential drama COMMANDER IN CHIEF when it returns to screens in the US later this spring...

24th February 2006 22:32



Romijn Brings Mystique To New Role

Actress REBECCA ROMIJN will pay tribute to her character MYSTIQUE in X-MEN in her new TV sitcom, PEPPER DENNIS, when her character is sprayed by an...

24th February 2006 22:32



The Things They Say 1426

"I am not a bachelor, I am a divorcee." GEORGE CLOONEY insists his single-man lifestyle is not as racy as people think.

24th February 2006 22:32



Tarantino's French Maid Fantasy

Cult director QUENTIN TARANTINO once considered complying with a kinky fan's request to sport a French maid outfit and clean their apartment. ...

24th February 2006 22:32



Margera Engaged Again

JACKASS star BAM MARGERA is set to marry his actress girlfriend MISSY ROTHSTEIN after a whirlwind courtship. The VIVA LA BAM prankster, who was...

24th February 2006 22:32



Fascinating Fact 1077

SPIDER-MAN will wear a black suit instead of his signature red costume when SPIDER-MAN 3 hits the big screen in May 2007.

24th February 2006 22:32



Latin America To Get Its Own Version Of Desperate Housewives

Television executives announced yesterday (23FEB06) that four local version of DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES will be produced for Latin American TV. AMAS...

24th February 2006 22:32



Smith Determined To Marry Holly And Bollywood

Actor WILL SMITH is so impressed by the prolific Indian film industry, he is calling for closer links between Hollywood and Bollywood. The MEN IN...

24th February 2006 22:32



Maclaine: 'Hollywood Ignores Older Filmgoers'

Acting veteran SHIRLEY MacLAINE has blasted Hollywood studios for not making enough movies for the elder filmgoers. The TERMS OF ENDEARMENT star,...

24th February 2006 22:32



Clooney Too Racy For Politics

Movie star GEORGE CLOONEY insists he could never run for office - because his past is too debauched. The screen heart-throb insists he could never...

24th February 2006 22:32



Reitman Explains Lost Holmes Sex Scene

LATEST: Director JASON REITMAN has solved the mystery of KATIE HOLMES' deleted sex scene in THANK YOU FOR SMOKING - the reel of film was lost. ...

24th February 2006 22:32



Flockhart Set For New Tv Series

Former ALLY McBEAL star CALISTA FLOCKHART is returning to TV in the drama series BROTHERS AND SISTERS. The actress will join SIX FEET UNDER star...

24th February 2006 22:32



Moore Defends New Bond Craig

Former 007 SIR ROGER MOORE has leaped to the defence of new JAMES BOND star DANIEL CRAIG, insisting no one can criticise the blond actor until they...

24th February 2006 22:32



Pitt And Aniston Slash Price Of Home

BRAD PITT and JENNIFER ANISTON have slashed the asking price on their Beverly Hills, California mansion from $28 million (GBP16.5 million) to $24.95...

24th February 2006 22:32



Blunt: 'You're Beautiful Not Meaningful'

Singer JAMES BLUNT is thrilled by the success of his soulful single YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL, but insists it's the least meaningful song on his debut album,...

24th February 2006 22:32



Brown Criticises Fame Seeking Musicians

English rocker IAN BROWN has hit out at musicians who are motivated by money - insisting they would be better off working in a bank. The former...

24th February 2006 22:32



Blunt: 'I'm Not Sensitive'

YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL singer JAMES BLUNT has lashed out at people who label him as "sensitive" and insists he is actually emotionally stunted. Blunt...

24th February 2006 22:32



Buffett Tour Back On

Country star JIMMY BUFFETT has announced he will be touring this summer (06), after previously declaring he'd be taking the season off. The...

24th February 2006 22:32



Morrissey Blasted For Animal Research Attack

British health executive COLIN BLACKMORE has hit back at MORRISSEY for supporting violent animal rights activists. The vegan singer claimed...

24th February 2006 22:32



Santana Gig Cancelled

A free CARLOS SANTANA concert to mark the centennial of the 1906 San Francisco, California earthquake has been cancelled, after organisers failed to...

24th February 2006 22:32


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