3rd October 2006

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Cyrus Writes Tribute To Fallen Lynyrd Skynyrd Stars

Country star BILLY RAY CYRUS has penned an emotional tribute to the three members of LYNYRD SKYNYRD who died in a 1977 plane crash, after a phone...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Haysbert Refused To Be Assassinated

DENNIS HAYSBERT was furious when he found out that his character on 24, President DAVID PALMER, was being assassinated and told producers he would...

3rd October 2006 0:00



New Beatles Album To Be Released

THE BEATLES are releasing a new album next month (NOV06), which promises to be a "new experience" of the Fab Four's music. LOVE is the soundtrack to...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Arrest Warrant Issued For Bobby Brown

An arrest warrant has been issued for BOBBY BROWN after he failed to show up for a hearing regarding delinquent child support payments in Boston,...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Hustle + Flow Duo Team Up For Pride Picture

TERRENCE HOWARD and his HUSTLE + FLOW director CRAIG BREWER are moving from rap to country to bring the story of singer CHARLEY PRIDE to the big...

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Anna Nicole Smith Lawsuit Alleges Drug Abuse

LATEST: The photojournalist claiming to be the father of ANNA NICOLE SMITH's baby daughter alleges in court documents that Smith was taking methadone...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Director Zallian In Shock At All The King's Men Failure

Film-maker STEVE ZAILLIAN is "shellshocked" following the US box office failure and negative critical reaction to his star-packed movie ALL THE...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Lloyd Webber Clears 'Biggest Mortgage In Britain'

Theatre impresario SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has finally reached an agreement for the refinancing of his musical theatre company's multi-million pound...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Griffiths' Mobile Phone Angst

Veteran actor RICHARD GRIFFITHS gets so infuriated with mobile phones his castmates are beginning to worry for his audience's safety. Griffiths, who...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Allen: 'Peaches Attack Was A Joke'

British chart-topper LILY ALLEN has defended her verbal attack on socialite PEACHES GELDOF, insisting she was merely being sarcastic. The SMILE...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Coldplay Deny Five Year Hiatus

LATEST: COLDPLAY have furiously denied reports they're taking a five year break from music to concentrate on their families. Fans of the British...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Indian Star To Play Pakistan Ruler

A veteran Indian actor has controversially been cast as Pakistan's former military ruler in a new TOM HANKS movie about the CIA. Bollywood's OM PURI...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Victoria Sellers To Be Deported To UK

Late comedian PETER SELLERS' daughter VICTORIA was arrested in Hollywood yesterday (02OCT06) on immigration violations and is set to be deported to...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Clooney's Delight At Prostitute Fans

GEORGE CLOONEY loved being in Hollywood when he first moved to Los Angeles in the 1980s, even though he failed to realise the women throwing...

3rd October 2006 0:00



George Michael: 'I Don't Have A Drug Problem'

LATEST: British pop star GEORGE MICHAEL insists he doesn't have a drug problem, despite being arrested for alleged marijuana possession for the...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Clapton Misses Cocaine - The Song

ERIC CLAPTON has overturned his pledge never to play COCAINE live again - insisting the song can now be seen as an anti-drug tune. The former drug...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Gallagher Stuns Fans At Dirty Pretty Things Gig

OASIS frontman LIAM GALLAGHER caused a frenzy when he attended a surprise London gig by rock newcomers DIRTY PRETTY THINGS on Friday night...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Fatboy Refuses Political Party Request

British dance star FATBOY SLIM has refused a request from Britain's Conservative Party to use his 1995 track HAPPINESS during their annual political...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Ti Threatened With Lawsuit

Big League Entertainment president MIKE GREEN has threatened to "sue the hell out of" rapper TI and his manager for breach of contract over a...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Holland's Piano Fetches Gbp6,000 At Auction

British jazz musician and TV presenter JOOLS HOLLAND's beloved piano fetched GBP6,000 ($10,800) at a London auction yesterday (02OCTO6). The former...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Duran Duran Shaken Up By Timberlake/timbaland Collaboration

Eighties pop group DURAN DURAN have been forced to radically alter their recording style to keep up with collaborators JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Cohn Shooter Sentenced To 36 Years

The man who shot and wounded singer/songwriter MARC COHN in Denver, Colorado, last year (05) was sentenced to 36 years in prison yesterday...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Mirren Laments Child-free Life

English actress DAME HELEN MIRREN regrets not having children, but insists she has enough family in her life to make sure she's never lonely. Mirren...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Minnelli's 'Terrible' Men Can't Handle Her Fame

LIZA MINNELLI has terrible taste in men, and always picks partners who can't cope with her fame. The CABARET icon is currently in the middle of...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Bennett Unsurprised By Transatlantic Success

British playwright ALAN BENNETT insists the huge success his quintessentially English comedy THE HISTORY BOYS has had in America is no surprise. ...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Lopez's Album Teaches Her About Mistakes

JENNIFER LOPEZ found making her latest album a cathartic experience, because she sings about the mistakes she's made in relationships. Lopez is...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Jackman And Mcgregor Star In Sex Club Thriller

HUGH JACKMAN, EWAN MCGREGOR and MICHELLE WILLIAMS are teaming up for THE TOURIST, a psychological thriller set in clandestine New York City sex...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Donald Trump Admires Pitt's Marriage Stance

THE APPRENTICE star DONALD TRUMP believes BRAD PITT's refusal to marry ANGELINA JOLIE until gay marriage is legal is a crafty move, insisting it's an...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Kingsley Finally Finds The One

SIR BEN KINGSLEY credits new girlfriend DANIELA LAVENDER with rekindling his faith in love - two years after finding out his wife cheated on him. ...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Grammer Joined X-men For Its Universal Reach

FRASIER star KELSEY GRAMMER was so impressed with how universal the X-MEN movies are, he didn't hesitate to sign up for third movie THE LAST STAND. ...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Texas Chainsaw Star Left Scared By Shoot

Actress DIORA BAIRD has decided never to make another horror movie, after shooting THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: THE BEGINNING left her frightened for...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Weezer Sue Miller Beer

Rockers WEEZER are suing America's Miller Beer Company, claiming the beverage firm used the group's name in a series of print ads that ran in rock...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Lil' Chris: 'My Bullying Hell'

British newcomer LIL' CHRIS was the victim of cruel school bullying before he rocketed to fame, and insists he only learned to fight back recently. ...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Langham In Court Over Child Porn Charges

LATEST: British comedian CHRIS LANGHAM appeared in a Kent, England court yesterday (02OCT06) charged with 15 counts of making indecent images of...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Rourke's 'Homophobic' Rant

MICKEY ROURKE has been forced to dismiss claims he's homophobic after launching into a foul-mouthed rant about a "fag" he almost punched in New York...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Dillon Blasts Bush Administration

CRASH actor MATT DILLON has blasted US President GEORGE W BUSH's administration, accusing the leader's policies of "denying everything that America...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Fry Raises Royal Flush With Strip Poker Joke

British royal PRINCE CHARLES was left red-faced last night (02OCT06) when cheeky actor STEPHEN FRY joked about enjoying a game of strip poker with...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Zhang Ziyi: 'I'm In Love'

Chinese actress ZHANG ZIYI has found love, but has vowed to keep her mystery man away from the public eye. The CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Geldof: 'I'm Always Checking Out Good-looking Guys'

SIR BOB GELDOF disturbs his girlfriend JEANNE MARINE by pointing out good-looking men on TV. The musician and activist admits he doesn't take an...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Galactus To Appear In Fantastic Four Sequel

Fox chairman TOM ROTHMAN has given comic book fans the news they all wanted to hear - the giant, planet devouring character GALACTUS will appear...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Beyonce Plagiarism Case Thrown Out

A court case alleging BEYONCE KNOWLES stole lyrics from another singer was thrown out of a Houston, Texas, court yesterday (02OCT06). Minneapolis,...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Jackson Rises Above Wardrobe Malfunction Injustice

JANET JACKSON refuses to feel bitter about the injustice she has suffered following her infamous wardrobe malfunction, even though MTV allegedly...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Dewberry: 'My Miscarriage Heartbreak'

British THE APPRENTICE winner MICHELLE DEWBERRY has revealed her devastation at losing her unborn child with fellow contestant SYED AHMED in August...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Elton John To Honour Slain Journalist

SIR ELTON JOHN and a cast of thousands will mark the start of the fifth annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days on Friday (06OCT06). The festival will...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Clooney Hails 'Masculine' Owen

GEORGE CLOONEY has hailed English actor CLIVE OWEN as biggest thing to hit Hollywood in years. The SYRIANA star is regularly impressed by Owen's...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Bluegrass Musician Uncle Josh Dies

Veteran Dobro musician BURKETT HOWARD GRAVES, known as country music's UNCLE JOSH, has died. He was 79. Graves died on Saturday (30SEP06) at his...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Beckham To Tutor Maddox Jolie-pitt

English sports ace DAVID BECKHAM has reportedly been signed up by BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE to teach their son MADDOX soccer. The Cambodian...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Hasselhoff Launches Clothing Line

DAVID HASSELHOFF has launched his own clothing line after coming to the realisation he's "as popular as Elvis". The former BAYWATCH heart-throb...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Piper Starved Herself After Fat Jibes

TV star BILLIE PIPER starved herself for days after she overheard a presenter at an award ceremony call her fat. An unnamed celebrity unwittingly...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Law Slams 'Stalker' Paparazzi

JUDE LAW has lashed out at the paparazzi, insisting they are nothing more than stalkers who carry cameras. The COLD MOUNTAIN heart-throb is...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Sheridan Denies Selling Out

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN has defended her decision to promote her new lingerie range on shopping channel QVC - insisting it's a...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Morrison's Tough Childhood Saved Him From Drugs

British singer/songwriter JAMES MORRISON is convinced his unhappy upbringing helped him to stay away from drink and drugs, because he saw their...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Melua Enters The Record Books

LATEST: British singer KATIE MELUA has entered the Guinness World Records after playing the world's deepest underwater concert. The 22-year-old...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Willis Will Use Violence To Defend Bald Look

Hollywood hardman BRUCE WILLIS defends his new bald look for the fourth DIE HARD movie, insisting he's still all man and will beat any detractors. ...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Actress Isabel Bigley Barnett Dies

Tony Award-winning actress ISABEL BIGLEY BARNETT has died of pulmonary disease in Los Angeles. She was 80. Barnett passed away on Saturday (30SEP06)...

3rd October 2006 0:00



James Taylor Honoured For Homesick Hit

Folk-rocker JAMES TAYLOR has been honoured by his hometown University of North Carolina for his classic track CAROLINA IN MY MIND. Taylor penned the...

3rd October 2006 0:00



De Burgh: 'I Worked Hard For Fame'

Irish singer/songwriter CHRIS DE BURGH has laughed off misperceptions fame came easily to him, insisting he worked very hard to land a recording...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Kylie: 'Writing Book Was Therapeutic'

KYLIE MINOGUE found writing her first fictional book while recovering from breast cancer "therapeutic". Minogue's book, THE SHOWGIRL DIARIES, is...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Ono Hails Las Vegas

YOKO ONO has sparked rumours she's set to dump New York life for Las Vegas, arguing the city gives greater creative freedom. Ono visited the city...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Brody In No Rush To Get Married

ADRIEN BRODY is fed up with being constantly asked when he's getting married to his Spanish actress girlfriend, insisting he's in no rush. THE...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Extras Actress Scared Of Hollywood

EXTRAS star ASHLEY JENSEN is terrified of turning into an anorexic "tanorexic" when she arrives in Hollywood. The Scottish actress, who plays RICKY...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Single Myers Eyes Big Apple Home

Canadian funnyman MIKE MYERS is reportedly in negotiations to buy a 'bachelor pad' in New York City. The AUSTIN POWERS actor, 43, stunned Hollywood...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Frank Beyer Dies

German film-maker FRANK BEYER has died after succumbing to a long illness. He was 74. One of communist East Germany's most renowned directors, Beyer...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Blethyn's Mother Thought She Worked For Free

Oscar nominee BRENDA BLETHYN had to explain to her late mother how successful she had become, because she didn't realise the star got paid for her...

3rd October 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3039

"We had to be so careful. There's that second album cliche about bands writing about how terrible hotel rooms are - and we'd just spent a year and a...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2204

ANTONIO BANDERAS will receive a Gabi Lifetime Achievement award at the 10th annual Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival on Saturday...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Moby: 'I'm A Recovering News Junkie'

Dance star MOBY is a recovering internet addict who used to spend hours scouring the world wide web for the latest news. The PORCELAIN hitmaker now...

3rd October 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3038

"I like the way NICOLE RICHIE dresses - cool vintage pieces. I'm always like, 'Where did she find that? Damn!'" NELLY FURTADO admires Nicole Richie's...

3rd October 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3040

"BABY DADDY drives me crazy with that stuff sometimes. I just want to shake him and say, 'Go get laid.'" SCISSOR SISTERS singer JAKE SHEARS thinks...

3rd October 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3042

"I've had a lot of run-ins with the police, so it was nice to finally use that experience in a role. I never thought it would come in handy." MARK...

3rd October 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3041

"Toughness is my business and the reality is that a lot of people really don't or can't make a living acting." DAME HELEN MIRREN explains how at 61...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2203

NIRVANA's 1994 concert film LIVE! TONIGHT! SOLD OUT! will be released for the first time on DVD next month (NOV06).

3rd October 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2205

Oscar-winner MERYL STREEP will guest edit the November/December issue of The Green Guide, an environmental magazine that "provides practical...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2202

British rock band KASABIAN bare all in a new photo shoot with legendary photographer MICK ROCK for men's magazine Playboy US.

3rd October 2006 0:00



Jackson Album Collaborations Confirmed

The manager of producer RON 'NEFF U' FEEMSTER has confirmed MICHAEL JACKSON is recording a new urban album with a host of leading names. CHARLES...

3rd October 2006 0:00



Fiasco: 'Jay-z Is In It For The Money'

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3rd October 2006 12:18



Mtv Chairman Decides To Stay On

MTV Networks Chairman Judith McGrath has decided to remain with the company, ending weeks of speculation that she might quit following the ouster of...

3rd October 2006 18:12



Tony Winner History Boys Makes Command Performance As Movie

The film version of the Tony-award-winning play The History Boys received a command performance in London Monday night, just hours after the cast who...

3rd October 2006 18:12



No Glory For Borat In Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan's largest movie chain has done the expected -- banned the upcoming movie Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious...

3rd October 2006 18:12



King's Men Director Feels "Like Getting Hit By A Truck"

Oscar-winning screenwriter (Schindler's List) and director Steve Zaillian was clearly stunned by the critical and box-office failure of his latest...

3rd October 2006 18:12



Kutcher Punks Box Office

Two movies starring Ashton Kutcher performed better at the box office over the weekend than their studios had predicted, according to final figures...

3rd October 2006 18:12



Liberal Bloggers Scorn Woodward's Apparent About-face

Bob Woodward's State of Denial, a critical appraisal of the administration's pursuit of the war in Iraq, is being pelted from an unexpected source --...

3rd October 2006 18:12



Older Viewers Leaving Cbs Newscast, Younger Ones Coming

The CBS Evening News has lost some of its regular older viewers since Katie Couric arrived to anchor the program, but it has gained viewers in the...

3rd October 2006 18:12



Fox Shows Go On Baseball Hiatus

With the beginning of post-season baseball, Fox, as usual, is putting its primetime schedule on hiatus, but, according to AdWeek, is in better shape...

3rd October 2006 18:12



Play Ball!

While a Yankees-Dodgers World Series may not be the choice of most betters, it's definitely the choice of the Fox TV network, Daily Variety observed...

3rd October 2006 18:12


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