29th May 2006

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Blunt Banned From Radio Station

Singer/songwriter JAMES BLUNT has been banned from an English radio station after a flood of complaints by angry listeners. Bosses at Essex FM said...

29th May 2006 1:42



Minogue's Nuclear Reaction

KYLIE MINOGUE is furious after hearing Australian nuclear chiefs plan to build a plant on the same island where the pop beauty purchased land last...

29th May 2006 1:42



Gorky's Zygotic Mynci Split

Cult Welsh folk group GORKY'S ZYGOTIC MYNCI have split after 15 years together. The band - comprising of frontman EUROS CHILDS, guitarist RICHARD...

29th May 2006 1:42



Fascinating Fact 1550

Movie hunk ORLANDO BLOOM was once a clay trapper at a clay-pigeon shooting range. He says, "It was wild."

29th May 2006 1:42



The Things They Say 2108

"I wear it sometimes at home... STORM never has sex in the movies, but Storm has a lot of sex at my house." HALLE BERRY likes to wear her sexy X-MEN...

29th May 2006 1:42



Lee's Gallery Dreams

JASON LEE plans to spend his newfound wealth on fulfilling his artistic urges by opening his very own gallery. The MY NAME IS EARL actor is...

29th May 2006 1:42



The Things They Say 2107

"I'm not yet as old as people think I am. GANDALF was 7,000-years-old." SIR IAN MCKELLEN fears his LORD OF THE RING wizard has aged him unfairly.

29th May 2006 1:42



Brando Fined For Court Outbursts

MARLON BRANDO's son CHRISTIAN has been fined $1,000 (GBP555) for his unruly behaviour during the ROBERT BLAKE civil trial. Christian was held in...

29th May 2006 1:42



Voight Thrilled To Be A Grandfather

Proud JON VOIGHT has sent his best wishes to his estranged daughter and her boyfriend BRAD PITT after learning the couple has become parents to baby...

29th May 2006 1:42



Paul Gleason Dies

American actor PAUL GLEASON has died of lung cancer. He was 67. The actor, who played PRINCIPAL RICHARD VERNON in THE BREAKFAST CLUB in 1985,...

29th May 2006 1:42



Jolie-pitt Baby Offered Namibian Citizenship

LATEST: Hollywood couple ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT's new baby daughter SHILOH NOUVEL JOLIE-PITT has been offered citizenship in Namibia. The...

29th May 2006 1:42



The Things They Say 2106

"My dream is to have my own float in the Toronto Gay Pride Parade... All the guys and girls on the float would be in bikinis." NELLY FURTADO on her...

29th May 2006 1:42



Ama Replaces Gabrielle At East 17 Reunion

British boy band EAST 17 have enrolled soul star SHOLA AMA to duet with them at their forthcoming reunion concert, because their original singing...

29th May 2006 1:42



Pink's Idol Fears

Pop punk PINK is relieved she found musical fame herself, because she would never get past the audition stage on TV talent show AMERICAN IDOL. The...

29th May 2006 1:42



Coyne Tells Graduates To Avoid Jellyfish

Oddball FLAMING LIPS frontman WAYNE COYNE baffled students at Classen School of Advanced Studies in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, when he urged them to...

29th May 2006 3:27



Nodtveidt Reforms Dissection For Final Album And Show

Swedish heavy metal icon JON NODTVEIDT has reformed his group DISSECTION to record one last album after serving an eight-year prison term. The...

29th May 2006 3:27



Murphy Keeps Her Music Career Secret

Actress BRITTANY MURPHY insists fans shouldn't be surprised to hear she can sing, because she has been recording anonymously for years. The JUST...

29th May 2006 3:27



Idol Winner Caught Up In Hurricane Katrina

AMERICAN IDOL winner TAYLOR HICKS almost missed out on the chance to audition for the show when he was caught up in the devastation of Hurricane...

29th May 2006 3:27



Jack White Inspired By Newsman Wallace

THE WHITE STRIPES frontman JACK WHITE arrived with the name THE RACONTEURS for his cult new side project band after reading a biography of US TV...

29th May 2006 3:27



Prison Break Star Thanks Simpsons For Real-life Prison Break

PRISON BREAK star LANE GARRISON has JESSICA SIMPSON's father to thank for keeping him out of jail. Simpson's manager-dad, JOE SIMPSON, took in the...

29th May 2006 3:27



Jackman's Brother Cured His Fear Of Heights

Movie hunk HUGH JACKMAN has his diver brother to thank for curing his fear of heights as a child. The actor admits he'd never be able to play...

29th May 2006 3:27



Aniston Was A Supermarket Prankster

JENNIFER ANISTON was once a prime prankster who used to place cutlery and unwanted food items in unsuspecting shoppers' trolleys. The former...

29th May 2006 3:27



Berry Thrilled By Topless Sunbathers

HALLE BERRY was so jealous of topless sunbathers she saw while promoting X-MEN: THE LAST STAND at the Cannes Film Festival in France last week...

29th May 2006 3:27



Hoffman Appears In Student Film

Oscar winner PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN has thrilled a budding movie-maker at his old high school in New York by agreeing to appear in his student film,...

29th May 2006 3:27



Leary Fights For New Orleans' Forgotten Firemen

Funnyman DENIS LEARY is getting serious about the plight of New Orleans, Louisiana's firefighters who are too proud to ask for charity following the...

29th May 2006 3:27



Sims Eliminated From Volleyball Tournament

LATEST: Model-turned-actress MOLLY SIMS' volleyball dreams have been dashed after she failed to qualify for a tournament in California. The LAS...

29th May 2006 3:27



Deadwood Dead?

Fans of cult US TV western series DEADWOOD are about to be broken hearted - the show's upcoming third season will be its last. Creator DAVID MILCH...

29th May 2006 3:27



Fascinating Fact 1551

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND violinist and tennis fanatic BOYD TINSLEY has been chosen to compose the official theme music for America's TV coverage of this...

29th May 2006 3:27



Tommy Star Thrilled The Who Are Still Rocking

The thespian who gave THE WHO's TOMMY rock opera fresh legs on Broadway, New York, has urged ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSEND to ignore their critics...

29th May 2006 3:27



Trying Times For Rocker + Dad-to-be Townsend

This summer's (06) Ozzfest tour promises to be a trying time for STRAPPING YOUNG LAD star DEVIN TOWNSEND - his wife, the group's manager, is pregnant...

29th May 2006 3:27



Mcentire Plans To Come Out Of The Closet For Manilow

Country queen REBA MCENTIRE plans to 'punk' BARRY MANILOW after she takes over his residency at the Las Vegas Hilton in Nevada this summer (06) - by...

29th May 2006 3:27



The Things They Say 2111

"He's quite rugged and there's something broken about him; it makes him quite sexy." New BOND girl EVA GREEN is impressed with new 007, DANIEL CRAIG.

29th May 2006 3:27



The Things They Say 2110

"Probably, for the money. I've got a baby to feed. You can be damn sure I'd be like, 'Here you go boys, I've got private tuition to pay for." JENNY...

29th May 2006 3:27



Barton's Ex Launches Jeans Line

MISCHA BARTON's ex-boyfriend BRANDON DAVIS has become the latest celebrity to land his own clothing line. The club-hopping Los Angeles rich kid,...

29th May 2006 3:27



Grammer Grabs A Property Profit

KELSEY GRAMMER is celebrating after turning a profit on the sale of his Beverly Hills, California-area home. The former FRASIER star bought the...

29th May 2006 3:27



The Things They Say 2109

"I'm usually in a tracksuit. I look homeless. People don't bother me because they think I'm going to ask them for money... When my tracksuit wears...

29th May 2006 3:27



Stallone To Play Tv Mobster

SYLVESTER STALLONE is reportedly taking time away from his much-anticipated ROCKY VI and RAMBO 4 projects to play a mobster on TV. The tough guy...

29th May 2006 3:27



Grammer's Grandfather Taught Him About Good Finance

KELSEY GRAMMER owes his vast fortune to his cash-starved grandfather, who taught him to save his money and not throw it away. The former FRASIER...

29th May 2006 3:27



Kahlo Portrait Sets New Latino Art Record

A FRIDA KAHLO self-portrait has set a new record for Latino art after selling for $5.6 million (GBP3.1 million) at a Sotheby's auction in New York. ...

29th May 2006 7:43



Ratner: 'Cannes Is More Fun Than Oscars'

Movie-maker BRETT RATNER has hailed the Cannes Film Festival as much more fun than lengthy Oscar ceremonies, despite admitting he would prefer to win...

29th May 2006 7:43



Ziyi's Bold Behaviour Wows Cannes Jury

Young Chinese actress ZHANG ZIYI stunned her elders on the jury of this year's (06) Cannes Film Festival with her "bold" opinions, according to jury...

29th May 2006 7:43



Yeoh Preparing For Freezing Film

MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA star MICHELLE YEOH is gearing up for her most challenging movie yet - filming at the North Pole. The former BOND girl will...

29th May 2006 7:43



Hatcher's Failed Romance

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES beauty TERI HATCHER dumped a mystery man recently because he couldn't cope with the fact she is a mother. Hatcher is a single...

29th May 2006 7:43



Lohan's Bobby Marred By Pal's Death

Teen queen LINDSAY LOHAN will never forget filming her forthcoming movie BOBBY, after a close friend died during the making of the harrowing drama. ...

29th May 2006 7:43



Miller And Law 'Working Things Out'

On/off couple SIENNA MILLER and JUDE LAW have confirmed rumours they are giving their relationship a third attempt. The pair ended their...

29th May 2006 7:43



The UK Is Still Crazy For Gnarls

GNARLS BARKLEY's song CRAZY has kept its hold on the UK's music-buying public for a ninth week running. The duo's track was number one again...

29th May 2006 7:43



Beckham's Pop Dreams Quashed

England soccer ace DAVID BECKHAM's dreams of pop superstardom were quashed during the sport's last World Cup in 2002, after the country's Football...

29th May 2006 7:43



Bon Jovi: 'I Won't Be Like The Stones'

Rocker JON BON JOVI finds the aging ROLLING STONES a musical embarrassment and vows to retire at the right age. The KEEP THE FAITH singer wants to...

29th May 2006 7:43



Wakeman Laughs Off Rsi Rumours

YES keyboardist RICK WAKEMAN has laughed off reports he is suffering from repetitive strain injury (RSI). The WONDEROUS STORIES star, 57, insists...

29th May 2006 7:43



Strait Picks Up Texan Degree

Country singer GEORGE STRAIT was honoured with a university degree in his native Texas on Friday (26MAY06). The FOOL HEARTED MEMORY star, 54,...

29th May 2006 7:43



White Leaves 'Negative' Detroit

THE WHITES STRIPES rocker JACK WHITE quit his hometown of Detroit, Michigan, because he was sick of the "negativity". The SEVEN NATION ARMY...

29th May 2006 7:43



Shooting At Rap Barbeque

A teenager has been left paralysed after shots were fired at a New York City party attended by G-UNIT rapper LLOYD BANKS. DESTIN MILLS, 18, was...

29th May 2006 12:33



Carey Insures Legs For $1 Billion

MARIAH CAREY has insured her legs for $1 billion (GBP555 million) after agreeing to front shaving giant Gillette's Legs Of A Goddess campaign. The...

29th May 2006 12:33



Jackson Visits Tokyo Orphans

MICHAEL JACKSON visited an orphanage in Tokyo, Japan, yesterday (28MAY06) as part of his first public appearances since being acquitted of child...

29th May 2006 12:33



The Things They Say 2113

"I did hire her for a day. She was good but she was a bit sloppy - and she was GBP40,000 an hour." RICKY GERVAIS jokes about hiring superfan MADONNA...

29th May 2006 12:33



Bullock's Husband Gets Kitchen Tips From Martha

SANDRA BULLOCK is so keen for her kitchen to look like US lifestyle queen MARTHA STEWART's she instructed her husband JESSE JAMES to take photos of...

29th May 2006 12:33



The Things They Say 2112

"Those people are terrific on that... This is the way these people are. It might be better than THE GODFATHER." Movie icon ROBERT DUVALL, who played...

29th May 2006 12:33



Eastwood Cuts Jackman Down To Size

Movie legend CLINT EASTWOOD put HUGH JACKMAN in his place when the pair met recently and the Australian actor compared himself to the DIRTY HARRY...

29th May 2006 12:33



Fascinating Fact 1552

Actresses MERYL STREEP, VANESSA WILLIAMS, HELEN HUNT and KATE WINSLET are reaching out to teenage girls struggling with body image problems by...

29th May 2006 12:33



Berry's Toyboy Anti-ageing Remedy

HALLE BERRY feels great about turning 40 in August (06), because her toyboy lover GABRIEL AUBRY makes her feel like a teenager again. The X-MEN...

29th May 2006 12:33



Set Designer Bumstead Dies

Oscar-winning set designer HENRY BUMSTEAD, who collaborated with CLINT EASTWOOD on 13 movies, has died at the age of 91. Hollywood veteran...

29th May 2006 12:33



Moss To Play Depp's Lover

LATEST: JOHNNY DEPP has agreed for his former lover KATE MOSS to star alongside him in an upcoming MICHAEL HUTCHENCE biopic. Depp, who will play...

29th May 2006 12:33



Osbourne Saves Homeless Youth

Reality TV star SHARON OSBOURNE saved a homeless teenager from spiralling into despair with the help of British royal PRINCE CHARLES' charity The...

29th May 2006 12:33



Weinstein Tips Lohan For Oscar

Movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN predicts actress LINDSAY LOHAN will win an Oscar at next year's (07) Academy Awards. Weinstein believes the...

29th May 2006 12:33



Jethro Tull Rocker Has Plans For Bush

JETHRO TULL flautist IAN ANDERSON hopes to form a band with GEORGE W BUSH when the US President is out of office, so he can persuade him to perform a...

29th May 2006 12:33



Ray Davies: 'British Culture Must Be Protected'

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES worries Britain is losing its national identity as the country becomes increasingly multi-cultured. The veteran...

29th May 2006 12:33



Ghostface Killah Invites Firemen To Gig

Rapper GHOSTFACE KILLAH rewarded firemen who saved his gold records by inviting them to an exclusive concert last week (ends26MAY06). The firemen,...

29th May 2006 12:33



Dmx: 'I'm Changing My Name'

Rapper DMX is planning to change his name because he is concerned with its spiritual implications. DM stands for Dark Man, and the hip-hop star -...

29th May 2006 12:33



Ex-built To Spill Drummer Dies

Former BUILT TO SPILL drummer JAMES ANDREW 'ANDY' CAPPS has died at the age of 37. Capps died at his home in Boise, Idaho, on 18 May (06). No...

29th May 2006 17:02



Gilmour: 'I'm So Proud Of My Solo Album'

PINK FLOYD star DAVE GILMOUR is still stunned by his solo album ON AN ISLAND - as it is the only example of his work he wants to listen to again and...

29th May 2006 17:02



Beautiful South Star Back On The Booze

THE BEAUTIFUL SOUTH frontman PAUL HEATON has started drinking again despite having beaten alcoholism - but he insists he is finally in control. The...

29th May 2006 17:02



Katona: 'I'll Die Before Mcfadden Takes The Kids'

LATEST: Irish pop star BRIAN MCFADDEN's estranged wife KERRY KATONA insists she would rather "die" than allow the former WESTLIFE star to have...

29th May 2006 17:02



Townshend Challenges The White Stripes

THE WHO guitarist PETE TOWNSHEND insists he can easily out-rock THE WHITE STRIPES, but admits he falls short in the looks department. The MY...

29th May 2006 17:02



Keating Says No To Boyzone Reunion

LATEST: RONAN KEATING has rubbished reports of a BOYZONE reunion, insisting he wants an apology from former manager LOUIS WALSH before he can...

29th May 2006 17:02



The Things They Say 2116

"I'm an angel." Tattooed TV motor mechanic JESSE JAMES, who is married to actress SANDRA BULLOCK, insists he's nothing like his namesake ancestor, a...

29th May 2006 17:02



Ronaldo: 'I'm Not Too Fat For World Cup'

Brazilian soccer superstar RONALDO has hit out claims he is too fat to play in the upcoming World Cup. The Real Madrid striker was recently told by...

29th May 2006 17:02



The Things They Say 2115

"I have a website, BrettRatner.com. I get more insane emails than anything you ever read. That's what's beautiful about this movie. It's like you're...

29th May 2006 17:02



Shatner's Horseback Peace Campaign

Former STAR TREK star WILLIAM SHATNER wants to spread peace in the Middle East, using horses. The actor is trying to raise $10 million (GBP5.5...

29th May 2006 17:02



X-men Storms Past Da Vinci Code

X-MEN: THE LAST STAND earned a staggering $107 million (GBP59 million) over the Memorial Day weekend (ends29MAY06) in America - smashing the $77...

29th May 2006 17:02



Gandolfini: 'I'll Go To Iraq'

THE SOPRANOS star JAMES GANDOLFINI has volunteered to help US President GEORGE W BUSH end the war in Iraq by travelling to the Middle East and...

29th May 2006 17:02



Theatre Boss Spacey Boosted By Negative Press

KEVIN SPACEY is unmoved by criticism of his management of London theatre the Old Vic, insisting all publicity is good publicity. The actor's reign...

29th May 2006 17:02



Hilton: 'No More Fur For Me'

PARIS HILTON has abandoned her fur-wearing ways after SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's estranged wife HEATHER MILLS made her watch horrific footage of animal...

29th May 2006 17:02



The Things They Say 2114

"OASIS I can pin down in a second. I can usually work out the three different songs they have lifted." PINK FLOYD legend DAVE GILMOUR is not fooled...

29th May 2006 17:02



Torrentspy.com Says Mpaa Spied On It

Valence Media, a company whose website, www.torrentspy.com, provides an index of movies that can be downloaded online, has sued the Motion Picture...

29th May 2006 18:13



Disney Planning Sizable Cutbacks

Despite anticipating huge grosses from the animated Cars and the next sequel of Pirates of the Caribbean, the Walt Disney Studios is expected to...

29th May 2006 18:13



X-men X-traordinary At Box Office

X-Men: The Last Stand excelled at the box office over the weekend, earning an estimated $107 million over the first three days of the Memorial Day...

29th May 2006 18:13



At Cannes, Eight's The Charm For Loach

Veteran British director Ken Loach has won the Cannes Film Festival's top Palme d'Or award for his film about the Irish Civil War, The Wind that...

29th May 2006 18:13



Nbc May No Longer Lead Off "Upfronts"

NBC, which has traditionally been the first network to unveil its fall programming to advertisers in the so-called May "upfronts," may give up the...

29th May 2006 18:13



Tv Guide To Come With Dvd Attached

TV Guide , which has been attempting to check years of declining readership, will attach a DVD to the covers of 700,000 copies of its next issue,...

29th May 2006 18:13



Getting "Gitmo"

29th May 2006 18:13



Cbs Crew Attacked In Baghdad

CBS correspondent Kimberly Dozier was critically injured and her cameraman and soundman were killed in a roadside bomb attack in Baghdad today...

29th May 2006 18:13



Shakur's Father To Release Commemorative Album

The jailed father of slain rapper TUPAC SHAKUR will release an album next month (JUNE06) to commemorate what would have been his son's 35th birthday....

29th May 2006 20:03



Brazilian Guitarist Da Silva Dies

Brazilian guitarist HORONDINO JOSE DA SILVA has died in Rio de Janeiro at the age of 88. The musician, best known as Dino Seven Strings (Dino Sete...

29th May 2006 20:03



Blondie Star Harry Regrets Not Going Red Earlier

BLONDIE star DEBORAH HARRY regrets waiting so long to become a redhead. The punk icon made her name as the peroxide blonde star of the CALL ME...

29th May 2006 20:03



Seal Stunned Klum With Icy Love Nest

Romantic SEAL sealed his engagement to supermodel HEIDI KLUM by making love to her in a mountain-top igloo. The KISS FROM A ROSE singer flew the...

29th May 2006 20:03



Bono Makes Surprise Appearance For Jean

U2 frontman Bono thrilled guests at a ball hosted by WYCLEF JEAN in Monte Carlo by joining the rapper onstage unannounced. Jean was hosting the...

29th May 2006 20:03



Lopez And Ll Cool J Lawsuit Dismissed

JENNIFER LOPEZ and rapper LL COOL J were celebrating on Wednesday (24MAY06) when a lawsuit filed against them was thrown out of a California court. ...

29th May 2006 20:03



Fascinating Fact 1555

KUNO BECKER, the star of new soccer movie GOAL: THE DREAM BEGINS was a classical music prodigy growing up in his native Mexico. The actor excelled at...

29th May 2006 20:03



Marin Rules Out Cheech + Chong Reunion

Comedian CHEECH MARIN has ruled out a much-anticipated reunion with his movie partner TOMMY CHONG because he fears the pair have grown apart. Marin...

29th May 2006 20:03



Fascinating Fact 1554

Bubbly movie star BRITTANY MURPHY owns 50 pairs of CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTINS shoes, insisting, "They fit like a glove."

29th May 2006 20:03



Biopic Planned For Beslan Massacre Survivor

The only surviving hostage-taker in the 2004 Beslan School massacre is to have his life story turned into a new movie. Chechen activist NURPASHI...

29th May 2006 20:03



Marin Fights For Latino Rights

Funnyman CHEECH MARIN is getting serious over America's immigration woes, because he thinks his fellow Latinos are being used and abused. Outspoken...

29th May 2006 20:03



Fishburne Stunned By Matrix Fans

LAURENCE FISHBURNE is stunned by the lengths fans of THE MATRIX will go to after learning of a fan who has his image tattooed on his back. The...

29th May 2006 20:03



Raccoon Role Challenged Willis

DIE HARD star BRUCE WILLIS insists the hardest role he's ever played was RJ the raccoon in his latest animated film OVER THE HEDGE. The actor has...

29th May 2006 20:03



Aniston's Flying Fears

Former FRIENDS star JENNIFER ANISTON is terrified of flying after having a frightening experience on a flight to New York City. The actress'...

29th May 2006 20:03



Smith Advised Willis On Family Life

Action star BRUCE WILLIS has pal WILL SMITH to thank for his happy family life, after the MEN IN BLACK star gave him good advice when he was going...

29th May 2006 20:03



Hilton's Rap/reggae Album

PARIS HILTON's debut album will be a mixture of reggae pop and hip-hop, the socialite has revealed. Hilton's first single will be a reggae track...

29th May 2006 20:03



Fascinating Fact 1553

BLONDIE star DEBORAH HARRY is preparing to play the warrior goddess ATHENA in a new play called THE SHOW (ACHILLES HEELS) in New York City.

29th May 2006 20:03



The Things They Say 2117

"If HEIDI (KLUM) were a piece of music she would be GUSTAV HOLST's THE PLANETS. She's a Gemini so this piece perfectly reflects the different sides...

29th May 2006 20:03


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