19th June 2006

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Furtado Tops UK Singles Chart For Second Week

Canadian singer NELLY FURTADO has kept all competition at bay to notch up a second week at the top of the UK singles chart. Furtado's raunchy track...

19th June 2006 2:12



Church Delights Young Cancer Sufferer

Pop star CHARLOTTE CHURCH brightened up the third birthday of a boy suffering from cancer when she showed up to give him a present. The...

19th June 2006 2:12



The Who Unveil Plaque Live In Leeds

Veteran rockers THE WHO launched their UK tour at Leeds University on Saturday (17JUN06), the legendary English venue where they recorded their...

19th June 2006 2:12



Doherty Thrown Out Of Club For 'Starting Brawl'

Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY has been accused of starting a fight in a Swedish nightclub after drunkenly jumping offstage. The reportedly drunk...

19th June 2006 2:12



Purefoy: 'I Lost Bond Role At Interview'

British actor JAMES PUREFOY realised he had blown his chance at landing the coveted role of superspy JAMES BOND when he rambled on about what he'd...

19th June 2006 2:12



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"I have a stupid income for what I do for a living." ANGELINA JOLIE explains how she can easily afford to support her charities.

19th June 2006 2:12



Williams Is Biking Mad

Comedian ROBIN WILLIAMS has an unusual obsession for a Hollywood star - he is addicted to collecting bicycles. The 54-year-old actor is an avid...

19th June 2006 2:12



Bond Crew Destroy $900,000 Worth Of Sports Cars In One Day

Film-makers working on the forthcoming JAMES BOND movie CASINO ROYALE wrecked three sports cars worth $900,000 (GBP500,000) in one afternoon. The...

19th June 2006 2:12



Blaine Plans Brooklyn Bridge Stunt

American illusionist DAVID BLAINE is planning to dangle by his arms off the Brooklyn Bridge for his next stunt. The 33-year-old daredevil, who...

19th June 2006 2:12



The Things They Say 2286

"It's a touching movie directed at the women of America because I feel like the women need something from me, and I'm going to give them something."...

19th June 2006 2:12



The Things They Say 2289

"It's a sanctuary. Totally. My dad comes here and he's like, 'Oh my gosh, I feel like I'm at a resort.' It's awesome here. I love it." BRITNEY SPEARS...

19th June 2006 3:23



Jewel Perfects Live Shows Thanks To Cattle

Pop star JEWEL treats her fans like cattle when she's performing for them - because cows taught her never to be bound by set lists. The Alaskan...

19th June 2006 3:23



The Things They Say 2288

"There was this one yellow Spandex outfit where you could not only tell I was circumcised, but you could tell which doctor did the work." TWISTED...

19th June 2006 3:23



Patton Calls On Star Friends For New Video

Former FAITH NO MORE and MR BUNGLE frontman MIKE PATTON called on his famous pals to help give his new video a spot-the-celebrity feel. Actor DANNY...

19th June 2006 3:23



Williams Impressed With Womack's Country 'Grit'

Country rebel HANK WILLIAMS JR has a newfound respect for singer LEE ANN WOMACK after she agreed to accompany him on a fishing trip for an upcoming...

19th June 2006 3:23



Furtado Gets A Good Omen

Singer/songwriter NELLY FURTADO knew she'd made the right decision to work with hip-hop supremo TIMBALAND on her new album LOOSE when speakers in the...

19th June 2006 3:23



Jewel Gives Up On Hollywood

Folk-pop star JEWEL has turned her back on Hollywood because she was spending too much time making movies. The pretty Alaskan fell into acting and...

19th June 2006 3:23



Surprises In Store At Bonnaroo

The fifth Bonnaroo Music + Arts Festival in Tennessee, the world's most successful festival, was all about surprises this weekend (15-18JUN06) as TOM...

19th June 2006 3:23



Dixie Chicks Stood Firm For The Sake Of Their Kids

The DIXIE CHICKS only had to look in the eyes of their children to realise they could not apologise for controversial comments they made about US...

19th June 2006 3:23



Cars Still Racing Ahead At The Us Box Office

Animated movie CARS is locked in top gear as it remains at the top of the US box office for a second week. The film, which features the voices of...

19th June 2006 3:23



The Things They Say 2291

"I identified with DUMBO. He had the ears, but I had the nose." DUSTIN HOFFMAN jokes about his acting inspiration.

19th June 2006 3:23



Duvall Stunned By Flying Feats Of His Wife's Family

Movie legend ROBERT DUVALL has discovered he married into a family of great Argentine aviators, but has no plans of joining them in the skies. The...

19th June 2006 3:23



Fascinating Fact 1660

Dog lover SIGOURNEY WEAVER staged an elaborate wedding, complete with a pre-nuptial agreement, for her pet pooch.

19th June 2006 3:23



Ruehl Rewarded With Perfume For Harrowing Role

Actress MERCEDES RUEHL was thrilled when the mother of murdered transgender woman GWEN ARAUJO rewarded her with a bottle of perfume for portraying...

19th June 2006 3:23



Beckinsale's Breastfeeding Boasts

KATE BECKINSALE misses breastfeeding because she's convinced she was good at it. The UNDERWORLD star has wonderful memories of breastfeeding...

19th June 2006 3:23



Terrified Love Hewitt Fears Lifts, Sharks And Illness

Actress JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT is terrified of high-level Hollywood meetings because they often take place at the top of tall buildings - and she has...

19th June 2006 3:23



Sheridan's Flu Brought On By Naked Pool Dash

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN spent the beginning of 2006 suffering from the flu after diving naked into a freezing pool. The...

19th June 2006 3:23



Porsche Won Over Bullock During Courtship

TV mechanic JESSE JAMES won actress SANDRA BULLOCK's heart by picking her up in a "sexy" Porsche for their first date. The SPEED actress dodged the...

19th June 2006 3:23



Oddjob's Hat Sells At Auction

The most terrifying hat in movie history went under the hammer for $33,600 (GBP18,670) in Los Angeles on Saturday (17JUN06) when JAMES BOND villain...

19th June 2006 3:23



Hannah Urges Celebrities To Opt For The Simple Life

Actress DARYL HANNAH is appalled by celebrities who turn their backs on the simple things in life and move into massive mansions - because they're...

19th June 2006 3:23



Ramsay Launches Four-letter Tirade On Us Tv

Celebrity chef GORDON RAMSAY turned the air blue on late night TV in America on Friday (16JUN06) when he embarrassed chat show host CONAN O BRIEN by...

19th June 2006 3:23



The Things They Say 2290

"I don't drink. I don't like the way alcohol tastes." Rapper/actor NICK CANNON explains why he's tee-total.

19th June 2006 3:23



Snoop Turns New Album Into A Movie

SNOOP DOGG is set to turn his next album into an animated affair - by turning it into a cartoon movie. The rapper will reteam with PHARRELL...

19th June 2006 3:23



Fascinating Fact 1661

Movie producer JERRY BRUCKHEIMER's daughter is a successful organic perfumer.

19th June 2006 3:23



Blackadder Movie On The Way?

A big screen version of BLACKADDER is on the verge of being filmed, 17 years after the last episode of the cult British TV comedy aired. Star ROWAN...

19th June 2006 7:38



Farrow To Report Back To Un On Darfur

Campaigning actress MIA FARROW has pledged to do all she can to help quash the uprising in the war-torn Darfur region of Sudan. The Hollywood star...

19th June 2006 7:38



The Things They Say 2293

"It's getting a bit itchy as it grows back so I don't think I'd do it again. My wife liked it though." Irish pop star RONAN KEATING won't be shaving...

19th June 2006 7:38



Von Teese Hits Out At Scantily Clad Women

MARILYN MANSON's wife DITA VON TEESE has slammed women who wear skimpy outfits to attract male attention as unsexy. The burlesque dancer insists...

19th June 2006 7:38



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"I'm like the Bionic Man now. I have no original moving parts." Country star KENNY ROGERS jokes about his extensive plastic surgery.

19th June 2006 7:38



Dannii Minogue Eyes Songwriting Career

Australian singer DANNII MINOGUE plans on becoming a songwriter for boy bands once her pop career is over. The 34-year-old sister of KYLIE has been...

19th June 2006 7:38



Townshend Worries About Reaction To New Who Song

Veteran rocker PETE TOWNSHEND is nervous about performing the THE WHO's first new song in 20 years in front of an audience. The Who launched their...

19th June 2006 7:38



Stock, Aitken And Waterman Return

Legendary pop production trio STOCK, AITKEN AND WATERMAN are planning on making a comeback with a new reality TV show. The British team - MIKE...

19th June 2006 7:38



Townshend: 'I Will Never Smash A Guitar Up Again'

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND has vowed never to smash another guitar onstage again. The WON'T GET FOOLED AGAIN star is well-known for his...

19th June 2006 7:38



Dehydrated Fans Treated At Take That Hometown Gig

British boy band TAKE THAT's homecoming concert almost ended in disarray on Saturday (17JUN06) when two hundred fans were treated for heat and...

19th June 2006 7:38



Cattrall Backs England In World Cup

Former SEX AND THE CITY star KIM CATTRALL is supporting England in the World Cup, despite the US having its own team in the soccer tournament. The...

19th June 2006 7:38



Fascinating Fact 1663

Actress KATE BECKINSALE's daughter dubbed ADAM SANDLER 'Egghead' throughout the filming of new movie CLICK, in which the couple play man and wife.

19th June 2006 7:38



Fans Make Star Trek Episodes

In the absence of new STAR TREK adventures, fans have taken to shooting their own episodes and broadcasting them on the internet. With no plans...

19th June 2006 7:38



Fascinating Fact 1662

BOUND star GINA GERSHON is planning an off-Broadway, New York City, musical based on her provocative 1995 film SHOWGIRLS, which followed the fortunes...

19th June 2006 7:38



World's Oldest Crime Movie Discovered In Loft

The oldest crime film in the world has been discovered in an attic in Redditch, England. ARREST OF A PICKPOCKET was shot in April 1895, lasts just...

19th June 2006 7:38



Lewis: 'Stage Acting Is Like Boxing'

Hollywood actress JULIETTE LEWIS finds performing onstage so nerve-wracking, she plasters the walls of her theatre dressing room with photographs of...

19th June 2006 7:38



Rodriguez Turned Down Crash

Actress MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ has no regrets about turning down a role in CRASH, much to the chagrin of her agent. The LOST star was offered the part...

19th June 2006 12:28



Kidman And Urban Confirm Marriage Plans

LATEST: NICOLE KIDMAN and KEITH URBAN have confirmed media reports they have returned home to Australia to marry. The MOULIN ROUGE! actress is...

19th June 2006 12:28



Fascinating Fact 1664

NELLY FURTADO was such a big fan of all-girl trio TLC growing up, she would dress up like members LISA 'LEFT EYE' LOPES and T-BOZ for Halloween in...

19th June 2006 12:28



Elliott's Embarrassing Air Sickness

DEF LEPPARD frontman JOE ELLIOTT still shudders to recall how his biggest rock 'n' roll dream was ruined - he was sick on ROBERT PLANT's private...

19th June 2006 12:28



The Things They Say 2294

"JOE LE TAXI (VANESSA PARADIS) is one of my all-time favourite pop songs because it sounds dirty when it isn't." Composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER...

19th June 2006 12:28



Griff Slams Modern Rap

PUBLIC ENEMY star PROFESSOR GRIFF has attacked the modern state of rap music, and accuses 50 CENT of teaching children to be violent. The 1980s...

19th June 2006 12:28



Yorke: 'I'm An Environmental Hypocrite'

Campaigning RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE has confessed he is a hypocrite, because it's impossible for him to be a world-travelling rock star without...

19th June 2006 12:28



50 Cent Negotiating Apple Deal

Hip-hop star 50 CENT is joining forces with Apple to produce a new home computer, and he insists he intends to set up his own business empire after...

19th June 2006 12:28



Yorke Stalls On New Recording Contract

RADIOHEAD are keeping record giant EMI sweating over their future, by refusing to sign a new contract until their next album is complete. After the...

19th June 2006 12:28



Aiken 'Lover' Apologises For Selling Story

The man who boasted about allegedly having a one-night stand with AMERICAN IDOL runner-up CLAY AIKEN "regrets" selling his story. JOHN PAULUS, a...

19th June 2006 12:28



Pop Star Singh Branded 'Obscene' By Indian Women

LATEST: Indian pop star MIKA SINGH has been branded 'obscene' by the Indian National Commission of Women, after he was accused of molestation by...

19th June 2006 12:28



Jagger Promises Fans Tour Will Go Ahead

LATEST: SIR MICK JAGGER has reassured worried fans nothing will stop THE ROLLING STONES from completing their upcoming European tour. Guitarist...

19th June 2006 12:28



The Things They Say 2296

"I did read the script for THE SHAGGY DOG and thought, 'I'd prefer to play the dog.'" DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN on why she passed...

19th June 2006 12:28



Biggins Takes On My Porn Lady

British acting veteran CHRISTOPHER BIGGINS is scouring America for talented porn stars to turn into theatrical thespians in London. THE ROCKY...

19th June 2006 12:28



Fascinating Fact 1665

GREY'S ANATOMY stars SANDRA OH and KATHERINE HEIGL were allowed to observe a heart valve replacement surgery in a Los Angeles area hospital as part...

19th June 2006 12:28



Ramsay's Restaurant-cams

TV superchef GORDON RAMSAY is such a control freak, he has spent $180,000 (GBP100,000) installing cameras in each of his restaurants around the world...

19th June 2006 12:28



The Things They Say 2295

"I think he's amazing; he thinks he's amazing." Actress SANDRA BULLOCK jokes about what she and her TV mechanic husband JESSE JAMES have in common.

19th June 2006 12:28



Reeves Spurns Computers

Old fashioned KEANU REEVES has no interest in the technological revolution, and prefers writing letters by hand than firing off quick emails. The...

19th June 2006 12:28



Depp Enjoys French Anonymity

JOHNNY DEPP loves living in southern France, because he can enjoy a level of anonymity which he is denied in his American homeland. The PIRATES OF...

19th June 2006 12:28



Reeves: 'Money Is Meaningless'

Hollywood heart-throb KEANU REEVES insists money means nothing to him, and he is far more concerned about maintaining his good health. Reeves is...

19th June 2006 12:28



Radiohead's Guest From The White House

Crusading RADIOHEAD rocker THOM YORKE was speechless when he spotted one of US President GEORGE W BUSH's daughters at his New York City gig on...

19th June 2006 17:03



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"I'm not your regular performer. I can, however, strip down and customise any vehicle you care to put in front of me - even an armoured personnel...

19th June 2006 17:03



Rodriguez Held Back By Attention Deficit Disorder

Hollywood star MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ fears she may never fulfil her dream of directing, as she suffers from Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). The...

19th June 2006 17:03



Bullock: 'We've Defied The Cynics'

SANDRA BULLOCK and her TV mechanic husband JESSE JAMES can't wait to celebrate their first wedding anniversary in July (06), as Hollywood cynics were...

19th June 2006 17:03



Aniston's Nude Scene Shock

JENNIFER ANISTON was shocked while filming nude scenes for new movie THE BREAK-UP, as boyfriend VINCE VAUGHN had brought his parents along to watch...

19th June 2006 17:03



Jackson And Kruger Dating

JOSHUA JACKSON and DIANE KRUGER have sparked rumours of a romance after they were spotted kissing and cuddling on a trip to Paris. According to...

19th June 2006 17:03



Jolie And Pitt Planning To Adopt Again

ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT are already planning to adopt another child, just weeks after Jolie gave birth to the couple's daughter SHILOH NOUVEL. ...

19th June 2006 17:03



Syriana Film-makers Win Plagiarism Battle

LATEST: The makers of GEORGE CLOONEY movie SYRIANA have triumphed in their legal wrangle against STEPHANIE VERGNIAULT, after being accused of...

19th June 2006 17:03



Fascinating Fact 1666

Canadian pop star NELLY FURTADO is such a big fan of GNARLS BARKLEY's hit CRAZY, she has incorporated her own version of the tune in her live set.

19th June 2006 17:03



Lostprophets: 'Cockroaches Of Rock'

LOSTPROPHETS are convinced they are "cockroaches" of the music scene - as they have survived changing fads while their trendy contemporaries have...

19th June 2006 17:03



Minogue Looking For Love

Singer DANNII MINOGUE is desperately searching for a new boyfriend after splitting from RICK PARFITT JR, the son of the STATUS QUO rocker. Minogue...

19th June 2006 17:03



Pussycats Rubbish Dating Ban

Pop sensations THE PUSSYCAT DOLLS have rubbished the rumour their record label has banned them from dating - insisting they are simply too busy to...

19th June 2006 17:03



Public Enemy: 'We've Been Written Out Of History'

Rap superstars PUBLIC ENEMY have accused the music industry of "writing them out of history". Frontman CHUCK D feels the group left a lasting...

19th June 2006 17:03



Minogue Slams Scientology Reports

DANNII MINOGUE is bemused by reports she is a Scientologist, as she insists the belief system is "weird". The SO UNDER PRESSURE star is adamant she...

19th June 2006 17:03



Fatboy Slim Gig Overshadowed By Drug Arrests

FATBOY SLIM's concert in Northern Ireland at the weekend was blighted when eleven people were arrested on suspicion of drug possession with intent to...

19th June 2006 17:03



Emi Pays Millions To Settle Radio Bribe Allegations

Record giant EMI has agreed to pay $3.75 million (GBP2.1 million) after being accused of bribing radio stations to give airtime to its artists. New...

19th June 2006 17:03



Rivers: 'Fat? Wear A Burqa'

Comedienne JOAN RIVERS is jealous of orthodox Muslim women - as they can cover up their "trouble areas" by wearing a burqa. The acid-tongued...

19th June 2006 17:03



Rodriguez's Brazilian Dalliance

LOST star MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ fell madly in love with a "hot" Brazilian lothario during a promotional trip to Mexico - but he got away before things...

19th June 2006 17:03



Almost All Films Sold In China Are Bootlegs

A Motion Picture Association study has concluded that 93 percent of all films sold in China are pirated, costing studios worldwide $2.7 billion....

19th June 2006 18:26



Depp Denies He Ever Shunned Commercial Movie Success

Johnny Depp maintains that he has never paid attention to remarks from cult movie aficionados that he sold out when he accepted the lead in the...

19th June 2006 18:26



Apple's Steve Jobs Reportedly Loses Stand-off With Studios

Apple Computer Chairman Steve Jobs, who successfully battled the record companies to hold the price of single records sold on the iTunes Music...

19th June 2006 18:26



Movie Audiences Overseas Stay Home, Watch World Cup

Movies competed bravely against the World Cup overseas over the weekend -- and lost. The biggest money-maker was The Da Vinci Code which took in...

19th June 2006 18:26



Cars' Lead Is Cut

Cars remained ahead of its competitors over the weekend, but the big gap in its lead shortened as it fell 48 percent at the box office to take in...

19th June 2006 18:26



Duvall Defies Net Execs, Demands Script Changes Be Dropped

It is not unusual for the star of a movie to demand that certain changes be made in a film script before he'll sign on; what is unusual is for an...

19th June 2006 18:26



World Cup Attracting Record Audiences

Audiences for the 2006 World Cup telecasts are overwhelming previous audience records with ratings up nearly 30 percent versus 2002, according to a...

19th June 2006 18:26



Dan Abrams Issues Goodbye That Wasn't

MSNBC President Dan Abrams closed out his own Abrams Report on the channel Friday night, with a message to viewers that began with the words,...

19th June 2006 18:26



Rather Heading For Niche Tv Network

Dan Rather will go from the corridors of power at CBS News to a small niche of the TV business, anchoring an interview program on Mark Cuban's...

19th June 2006 18:26



Hilton's Locker Broker Confrontation

Socialite PARIS HILTON was shocked during an appearance in New York City on Friday (16JUNE06), when she was approached by a man who is trying to sell...

19th June 2006 20:32



Fascinating Fact 1667

Hasidic reggae star MATISYAHU put his own stamp on Father's Day at the Bonnaroo Music + Arts Festival in Tennessee yesterday (18JUN06) by introducing...

19th June 2006 20:32



Jewel Learns To Cook

Pop star JEWEL has been forced to take cookery lessons, because the remote Texas ranch she shares with boyfriend TY MURRAY is miles from any good...

19th June 2006 20:32



Dannii Choked By Sister Duet

LATEST: DANNII MINOGUE struggled to contain her emotions as she was joined onstage in London by her older sister KYLIE last week (10JUN06). The...

19th June 2006 20:32



Williams To Wed

Country rocker LUCINDA WILLIAMS is celebrating life through her upcoming album, after becoming engaged to a mystery man known only as TOM. The...

19th June 2006 20:32



Chuck D Slams Mtv

PUBLIC ENEMY star CHUCK D has attacked MTV for censoring music before fans ever the get the chance to hear it. The rapper insists the internet is...

19th June 2006 20:32



Luft Stuns Carnegie Hall

LORNA LUFT stunned crowds at New York City's Carnegie Hall last week (14JUNE06), when she made a surprise appearance at RUFUS WAINWRIGHT's tribute...

19th June 2006 20:32



Snoop Dogg Joined By American Idol

SNOOP DOGG's fans were stunned when American Idol winner TAYLOR HICKS joined the rapper onstage in Alabama to perform GIN AND JUICE. Snoop Dogg,...

19th June 2006 20:32



Spears Experiences Interview Backlash

LATEST: BRITNEY SPEARS has been subjected to a backlash after her tearful interview last week (15JUNE06) on US news show DATELINE. Spears, who is...

19th June 2006 20:32



Fascinating Fact 1668

HUGH JACKMAN was so unfamiliar with the X-MEN comic books when he first auditioned to play WOLVERINE, he thought the film was a nod to Australian pub...

19th June 2006 20:32



Hewitt Consults Intuitionist To Help Her Understand Her Dog

Actress JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT has called in a Hollywood 'intuitionist' to help her figure out her dog's moods. The quirky GHOST WHISPERER star met...

19th June 2006 20:32



Jackman Finds Wolverine's Rage In The Shower

Laid-back actor HUGH JACKMAN credits freezing cold showers for getting him in the mood to play angry X-MEN character WOLVERINE. Even the actor's...

19th June 2006 20:32



Ratner Explains Hotel Du Cap Ban

LATEST: Movie maker BRETT RATNER was banned for life from top hotel the Hotel du Cap in Cannes, France, after flouting its stringent room-hire...

19th June 2006 20:32



Oh Reveals Stripclub Passion

SIDEWAYS star SANDRA OH had never been in a stripclub before agreeing to play a pole dancer in DANCING AT THE BLUE IGUANA - but she has since enjoyed...

19th June 2006 20:32



Beckinsale Thrilled To Play Mum

UNDERWORLD star KATE BECKINSALE was thrilled when she signed up for new film CLICK, because she could finally play a mum. The star has a...

19th June 2006 20:32



Jackman Regrets Chicago Snub

HUGH JACKMAN regrets turning down the chance to play BILLY FLYNN in movie musical CHICAGO - even though he is convinced RICHARD GERE was better than...

19th June 2006 20:32



Winkler Flashes Back To Fonzie

HENRY WINKLER experienced a flash-back while filming his latest movie CLICK, as he was made-up to resemble his iconic character FONZIE. The...

19th June 2006 20:32



Depp Liberated By Birth Of Daughter

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star JOHNNY DEPP was amazed to watch the birth of his first child, as it banished any anger or selfishness from his...

19th June 2006 20:32



Beckinsale Intimidated By American Tv

British actress KATE BECKINSALE insists American television has persuaded her to start reading again, because she gets overwhelmed by the number of...

19th June 2006 20:32


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