13th October 2006

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Duff Seeks Restraining Order Against Russian 'Stalker'

HILARY DUFF and JOEL MADDEN have filed an application for a restraining order against two men, alleging they are stalking the teen singer/actress. ...

13th October 2006 0:00



Dallas Ditches Cast

The entire cast of the feature film DALLAS, with the exception of JOHN TRAVOLTA, have been sacked just one month before the movie was to begin...

13th October 2006 0:00



Dmx 'Lovechild' Mother Sues Over 'Rape' Claims

Troubled rapper DMX is facing a legal battle with the mother of his two-year-old lovechild, after he told an American magazine she had conceived the...

13th October 2006 0:00



Gibson: 'I Had My Rights Violated' During 'Passion' Controversy

LATEST: MEL GIBSON insists his rights were violated by the criticism he received for his movie THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST, which resulted in...

13th October 2006 0:00



Comedy Writer Belson Dies

Emmy-winning comedy writer JERRY BELSON, famed for his work on THE TRACEY ULLMAN SHOW and THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW, has died of cancer. He was 68. ...

13th October 2006 0:00



Stewart: 'I've Known Paris Since She Was 14'

Rocker ROD STEWART continues to fight the widespread criticism against PARIS HILTON, insisting he is attached to the hotel heiress after getting to...

13th October 2006 0:00



Automatic Aid Hasselhoff Chart Success

Rock newcomers THE AUTOMATIC are such huge fans of DAVID HASSELHOFF, they bought every copy of his new single they could find to push it up the...

13th October 2006 0:00



Miller Denies Bar Tantrum

LATEST: Model/actress SIENNA MILLER has slammed reports she threw a tantrum when she was removed from a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania bar because she...

13th October 2006 0:00



Federline Slams Photographer's Assault Claims

LATEST: KEVIN FEDERLINE has hit back at a female photographer's claim she had her camera pushed back in her face by his bodyguard in Las Vegas,...

13th October 2006 0:00



Jolie Wasn't In 'Hit-and-run' Car

LATEST: ANGELINA JOLIE was not a passenger in the car which hit a teenage biker in Pune, India on Wednesday (11OCT06). Student MITTAL RAWAT was...

13th October 2006 0:00



Mccready's Ex Demands Paternity Test

Country music singer MINDY MCCREADY's reportedly abusive ex-boyfriend is demanding a paternity test to determine whether or not he is the father of...

13th October 2006 0:00



Arquette Slams Aniston Break-up Rumours

DAVID ARQUETTE has slammed rumours that JENNIFER ANISTON and VINCE VAUGHN have split, calling the reports "complete horse doo-doo." Arquette and his...

13th October 2006 0:00



Frost Takes Legal Action Against Spoof Tv Show

JUDE LAW's ex-wife SADIE FROST has demanded to see a preview of a TV show that spoofs her life before it is shown on British TV network Channel 4...

13th October 2006 0:00



Somers' Hormone Book Causes Controversy

THREE'S COMPANY star SUZANNE SOMERS has been blasted for writing "nonmedical, misleading and unsubstantiated" claims in her new book on hormone...

13th October 2006 0:00



Davies: 'Being Banned From America Inspired Me'

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES once feared he would be banned from America forever, but he insists the snub inspired him to write classic English...

13th October 2006 0:00



Maines Causes Controversy Again In Documentary

DIXIE CHICKS star NATALIE MAINES has sparked controversy again after declaring US PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH "is a dumb f**k" in a forthcoming...

13th October 2006 0:00



Bono And Oprah Shop For Africa

Campaigning rocker BONO and talk show host OPRAH WINFREY joined forces to shop for Africa in Chicago, Illinois on Thursday (12OCT06). The famous...

13th October 2006 0:00



White Denies White Stripes Aren't Fun

JACK WHITE has blasted claims he's having more fun with his new band THE RACONTEURS than THE WHITE STRIPES. The quirky musician is annoyed at...

13th October 2006 0:00



Kidman Opens Rome Film Festival

Hollywood star NICOLE KIDMAN opened the Rome Film Festival today (13OCT06) with the premiere of her new movie FUR: AN IMAGINARY PORTRAIT OF DIANE...

13th October 2006 0:00



Sara Evans Files For Divorce

LATEST: The reason behind country singer SARA EVANS' shock departure from US TV show DANCING WITH THE STARS has been revealed - she's divorcing her...

13th October 2006 0:00



British Tv Journalist 'Unlawfully Killed' By Us Fire

An inquest into the Iraq death of British TV reporter TERRY LLOYD has determined he was killed "unlawfully... by US forces". The veteran journalist...

13th October 2006 0:00



Madonna Leaves Malawi Without Baby David

LATEST: Superstar MADONNA and husband GUY RITCHIE flew out of Malawi earlier today (13OCT06) - without their adopted son DAVID BANDA. Madonna and...

13th October 2006 0:00



Diddy: 'I Never Loved J.lo'

Rap mogul SEAN COMBS insists he was never in love with ex-girlfriend JENNIFER LOPEZ - because he has always loved current partner KIM PORTER. The...

13th October 2006 0:00



Indigo Girls Shocked By Pink Invitation

American folk rock duo the INDIGO GIRLS where shocked when punk star PINK called and asked them to work on a new song with her. The Atlanta,...

13th October 2006 0:00



Luckett 'Feeling' Destiny's Child Lyrics

Singer LeTOYA LUCKETT has slammed claims she was hurt by the lyrics to DESTINY CHILD's song SURVIVOR. The track features Luckett's former bandmate...

13th October 2006 0:00



The Game Reignites Feud With 50 Cent

Hip-hop star THE GAME has seemingly abandoned attempts to end his feud with 50 CENT, insisting the rapper and his "dead" brand G-Unit collapsed as...

13th October 2006 0:00



Longoria Proud To Be A 'Ballsy' Texan

EVA LONGORIA insists her home state of Texas is far superior to glitzy Los Angeles. The 31-year-old is bursting with pride over her Texan roots,...

13th October 2006 0:00



Blunt: 'I Want To Become More Irritating'

JAMES BLUNT has vowed to become even more annoying so he can score higher on an unusual British opinion poll. The YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL singer has...

13th October 2006 0:00



Osbourne: 'I'm Not Bloody Oprah!'

SHARON OSBOURNE has slammed American TV networks for expecting her to be like presenter OPRAH WINFREY when she first attempted her chat show career. ...

13th October 2006 0:00



Navarro: 'Music Industry Has Failed To Change With The Times'

Rocker DAVE NAVARRO has blasted the music industry's failure to keep up with technology. The former JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist believes networking...

13th October 2006 0:00



Hooda Injured On Set

Bollywood action star RANDEEP HOODA needed 13 stitches after accidentally slashing his hand on the set of new film RU-BA-RU The accident, which...

13th October 2006 0:00



Krakowski Loves Life After Ally Mcbeal

JANE KRAWKOWSKI insists she doesn't miss being on hit TV series ALLY MCBEAL one bit because her career has taken off since the show ended. The star...

13th October 2006 0:00



Gellar: 'I Thought I'd Died'

SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR was surprised to be offered a role in the sequel to horror film THE GRUDGE, because she was convinced her character had died in...

13th October 2006 0:00



'Craig Is Best Bond Ever', Says Broccoli

New OO7 DANIEL CRAIG has been hailed as "the best Bond ever" by the film's producer BARBARA BROCCOLI. The decision to cast Craig in new movie CASINO...

13th October 2006 0:00



Maestro Raises Awareness For Chagas Disease

FRIDA beauty MIA MAESTRO is fronting a new campaign to raise awareness of Chagas disease in Latin America. The Argentine actress joined director...

13th October 2006 0:00



My Chemical Romance Gig Scuffle

A free London gig by goth rockers MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE descended into violence last night (12OCT06) when TOWERS OF LONDON guitarist DIRK TOURETTE...

13th October 2006 0:00



Pontecorvo Dies

Italian film-maker GILO PONTECORVO has died. He was 86. The director, best know for his work on THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS, died last night (12OCT06) at...

13th October 2006 0:00



Mirren's Film Industry Blast

DAME HELEN MIRREN has slammed the film industry for failing to recognise her acting talents when she was younger - claiming they "couldn't see beyond...

13th October 2006 0:00



Gough: 'My Lyrics Upset My Girlfriend'

BADLY DRAWN BOY star DAMON GOUGH can't help writing lyrics that upset his girlfriend, even if they're not written about her. Gough tends to write...

13th October 2006 0:00



Madonna's Ex Babysits Kids

MADONNA's ex-boyfriend CARLOS LEON has been in London on babysitting duties for the singer's kids, while the pop superstar and her husband GUY...

13th October 2006 0:00



Lewis To Host Mtv Awards Show Online

Actress-turned-rocker JULIETTE LEWIS will present coverage of the MTV Europe Music Awards that will only be available online. The NATURAL BORN...

13th October 2006 0:00



Gellar To Return As Geriatric Buffy?

SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR wants to return to her role as BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER - even if the character comes back as an old woman. Gellar played the...

13th October 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2243

WEIRD AL YANKOVIC has scored another hit with his parody of CHAMILLIONAIRE's hit RIDIN'. Yankovic's version is called WHITE AND NERDY.

13th October 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3090

"A metrosexual is basically a heterosexual with homosexual accessories - it basically means you're English." Comedian ROBIN WILLIAMS clarifies the...

13th October 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2242

Newly reunited British girl band ALL SAINTS are to switch on the Christmas lights in London's Oxford Street.

13th October 2006 0:00



Fawcett Begins Cancer Battle

LATEST: Actress FARRAH FAWCETT began chemotherapy treatment this week (begs09OCT06) in Los Angeles to battle a rare form of anal cancer. The former...

13th October 2006 0:00



Lachey: 'Newlyweds Contributed To Divorce'

NICK LACHEY has slammed his reality show NEWLYWEDS: NICK + JESSICA as a "dumb idea", insisting it was partly responsible for breaking up his marriage...

13th October 2006 0:00



Hasselhoff's Ex-wife Demands More Money

DAVID HASSELHOFF's ex-wife is demanding the former BAYWATCH star increases his monthly support payments to nearly $78,000 (GBP43,000). PAMELA BACH...

13th October 2006 0:00



Usher Closes Curtain On Chicago Run

LATEST: R+B star USHER has been forced to cancel his remaining appearances in Broadway musical CHICAGO, after failing to shake off a bout of the...

13th October 2006 0:00



Kinnear To Star In Young Frankenstein?

GREG KINNEAR is reportedly being considered for the lead role in the forthcoming Broadway production of YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. The AS GOOD AS IT GETS...

13th October 2006 0:00



Gibson Feared Nolte-style Mugshot

MEL GIBSON slicked his hair back before having his mug shot taken because he desperately wanted to avoid a snap like actor NICK NOLTE's famously...

13th October 2006 0:00



Federline: 'My Children Come First'

BRITNEY SPEARS' husband KEVIN FEDERLINE is launching his debut album at the end of the month (OCT06) and is going on tour, but he insists his family...

13th October 2006 0:00



Stone To Host Nobel Concert

SHARON STONE will co-host the traditional Nobel concert in honour of the Peace Prize laureate on 11 December (06), the Nobel Institute has...

13th October 2006 0:00



Stewart Was Forced To Prove Heterosexuality With Brothel Visits

Late Hollywood star JAMES STEWART was forced to regularly visit a brothel by his Hollywood studio boss to prove he was not gay, according to a new...

13th October 2006 0:00



Rivers: 'Gibson Should Die'

Jewish comedienne JOAN RIVERS has launched a scathing attack on MEL GIBSON, insisting the actor should "die" for the anti-Semitic comments he made to...

13th October 2006 0:00



Madonna Granted Temporary Adoption Order

LATEST: Pop superstar MADONNA was granted an interim adoption order yesterday (12OCT06) by a court in the Malawian capital Lilongwe, according to her...

13th October 2006 0:00



Blunt Not Bothered By Backlash

JAMES BLUNT insists he is not bothered by the backlash of criticism he has suffered in the wake of the success of his international chart-topper...

13th October 2006 0:00



Ailing Fender Discharged From Hospital

LATEST: Singer FREDDY FENDER was discharged from hospital yesterday (12OCTO6), but remains gravely ill. The Grammy Award winner, 69, had been...

13th October 2006 0:00



Chevelle Rockers Still Not Speaking To Estranged Brother Joe

CHEVELLE rockers SAM and PETE LOEFFLER haven't spoken to their brother and former bandmate JOE in over a year, after the bassist left the group...

13th October 2006 0:00



Scott And Forlani To Wed?

MEET JOE BLACK star CLAIRE FORLANI and MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE II star DOUGRAY SCOTT are engaged, according to media reports. Forlani, who has been...

13th October 2006 0:00



Turkish Author Pamuk Wins 2006 Nobel Prize For Literature

Controversial Turkish author ORHAN PAMUK was named the winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize for Literature yesterday (12OCT06). The 54-year-old has earned...

13th October 2006 0:00



Indian Soldiers Sent Onto The Streets For Jolie

LATEST: Indian soldiers have reportedly been drafted into the Indian city Pune after a vehicle carrying ANGELINA JOLIE knocked down a teenager on...

13th October 2006 0:00



Cassidy 'On Road To Recovery'

LATEST: Rapper CASSIDY is conscious again after suffering a fractured skull in a car crash in New Jersey last week (ends06OCT06). Cassidy, who was a...

13th October 2006 0:00



Dunst To Take Sabbatical?

Hollywood beauty KIRSTEN DUNST is reportedly set to turn her back on acting to study art. The SPIDER-MAN actress, 24, has starred in a staggering 50...

13th October 2006 0:00



Hudson And Wilson Romance Reports Gather Pace

KATE HUDSON and OWEN WILSON have intensified reports they are in a relationship, after Wilson was spotted playing catch with the actress'...

13th October 2006 0:00



Boy George Slams Elton And Madonna

Former CULTURE CLUB star BOY GEORGE refuses to end his feuds with SIR ELTON JOHN and MADONNA, despite recently healing his rift with GEORGE MICHAEL. ...

13th October 2006 0:00



Blunt: 'I'm A One Woman Man'

British singer/songwriter JAMES BLUNT has laughed off constant speculation he's a womaniser, insisting he only has eyes for girlfriend PETRA...

13th October 2006 0:00



Church Pregnant?

Welsh singer CHARLOTTE CHURCH has sparked speculation she is pregnant after she celebrated ASHLEE SIMPSON's 22nd birthday in London by drinking only...

13th October 2006 0:00



Gallagher Expects To Win Chart Battle With Girlfriend

OASIS frontman LIAM GALLAGHER is confident he will come out on top when he goes head-to-head with longterm girlfriend NICOLE APPLETON in a UK chart...

13th October 2006 0:00



Thompson Keeps An Eye On Winslet's Weight

Oscar winner EMMA THOMPSON keeps a constant eye on KATE WINSLET's weight, because she doesn't want the TITANIC beauty to conform to Hollywood's...

13th October 2006 0:00



Doherty Muses On Media Attention In New Artwork

Troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY is using the artwork on BABYSHAMBLES' new single to express his feelings on the "vacuous nature of tabloid newspaper...

13th October 2006 0:00



Meat Loaf's Plane Scare

MEAT LOAF was left shaken when his private jet was almost forced to crash land in England this week (begs09OCT06), when the plane's undercarriage...

13th October 2006 0:00



Gellar Happy To Turn 30

SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR can't wait to turn 30, and is bemused by people who make a big deal about the landmark age. Gellar celebrates her 30th...

13th October 2006 0:00



Goldfrapp: 'Animal Abuse Is Same As Human Abuse'

British singer ALISON GOLDFRAPP has slammed people who abuse animals, arguing they should be punished as if they had assaulted a person. Goldfrapp...

13th October 2006 0:00



Tyler Would Come Out Of Retirement For Bond

Welsh singer BONNIE TYLER would only come out of retirement if she was asked to record the theme for a JAMES BOND movie. The TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE...

13th October 2006 0:00



Hammond: 'I Can't Support Strokes As Solo Artist'

The STROKES guitarist ALBERT HAMMOND JR is ignoring fans' pleas for him to support the New York band on tour, because he would end up crippled with...

13th October 2006 0:00



Barat: 'I'm Poor'

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman CARL BARAT insists he has no money, even though his band have a huge following in the UK. Barat, who famously kicked...

13th October 2006 0:00



Connery Honoured In Rome

SIR SEAN CONNERY was presented with the Marcus Aurelius Award at Italy's Rome Film Festival yesterday (12OCT06). The former JAMES BOND star was...

13th October 2006 0:00



Evangelista Gives Birth To Boy

Supermodel LINDA EVANGELISTA gave birth to a baby boy in New York City on Wednesday (11OCT06). AUGUSTIN JAMES EVANGELISTA is the Canadian-born...

13th October 2006 0:00



Reynolds: 'There's No Way My Son Is Driving Bandit Car'

BURT REYNOLDS is refusing to allow his teenage son to drive the sports car he made famous in the SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT movies. The 70-year-old actor...

13th October 2006 0:00



John Forsythe In Hospital Fighting Cancer

Veteran actor JOHN FORSYTHE is currently in hospital after being diagnosed with colon cancer. The 88-year-old, who played BLAKE CARRINGTON on 1980s...

13th October 2006 0:00



Evans Quits Dancing With The Stars

Country star SARA EVANS has quit US TV talent show DANCING WITH THE STARS, citing personal reasons. The 35-year-old was one of 11 celebrities paired...

13th October 2006 0:00



Timberlake: 'I Will Never Take A Break From Music'

Pop superstar JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has rubbished reports he plans to take a break from his recording career to concentrate on acting. Timberlake, whose...

13th October 2006 0:00



Jordan Knight To Be A Father Again

Former NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK singer JORDAN KNIGHT and his wife EVELYN are expecting their second child together. The couple are expecting a boy in...

13th October 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3087

"When I was a teenager, I was driven to watch the most turgid, existentialist things, German expressionist films and stuff. It took me a long time to...

13th October 2006 0:00



Tv Host Magnusson Battles Cancer

Veteran British TV presenter MAGNUS MAGNUSSON has cancelled some forthcoming public appearances after being diagnosed with cancer. Magnusson, who...

13th October 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3089

"Nobody ever notices she has gorgeous legs. I'm embarrassed to have let her down with my KEVIN KEEGAN (English soccer player) knees." THE QUEEN...

13th October 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2241

Director SOFIA COPPOLA has given her boyfriend THOMAS MARS' band PHOENIX cameo roles as royal minstrels in her new film MARIE ANTOINETTE.

13th October 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3088

"Let's hope I'm bound for heaven as everyone creates their own hell. My hell would be a recording studio and I don't want to be their for eternity."...

13th October 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2240

Veteran rapper ICE-T releases his first hip-hop album, GANGSTA RAP, in seven years at the end of the month (OCT06).

13th October 2006 0:00



Griffiths Tired Of Potter Fans

HARRY POTTER star RICHARD GRIFFITHS hates being pestered by young fans of the teenage wizard, but he gets away with being mean to them because they...

13th October 2006 0:00



British Stage Star Darren Day Bankrupt

British stage star DARREN DAY has been declared bankrupt, despite earning more than $1.8 million (GBP1 million) a year at the height of his career. ...

13th October 2006 0:00



Battle Of Algiers Director Pontecorvo Dead At 86

Italian director Gillo Pontecorvo, whose 1966 film The Battle of Algiers (La Battaglia di Algeri) was banned in France for years despite winning the...

13th October 2006 18:17



Movie Reviews: Man Of The Year

Critics are generally expressing pained disappointment with Barry Levinson's Man of the Year, which stars Robin Williams as a TV comic who's elected...

13th October 2006 18:17



Movie Reviews: The Queen

As it expands into 46 theaters this weekend, The Queen, starring Helen Mirren, continues to draw majestic reviews. Roger Ebert in the Chicago...

13th October 2006 18:17



Ebert Makes Royal Return

Roger Ebert has written his first review since undergoing surgery in June to remove a cancerous growth on his salivary gland. In a letter published...

13th October 2006 18:17



Sheriff Probes Release Of Mel's Arrest Report

TMZ, the website that disclosed Mel Gibson's arrest and subsequent anti-Semitic rant, reported Thursday that the Los Angeles Count Sheriff's...

13th October 2006 18:17



Dancing Contestant Files For Divorce, Quits Show

On the same day that she announced she was filing for divorce, country singer Sara Evans said that she is dropping out of the Dancing With the Stars...

13th October 2006 18:17



Fox News Draws Most Viewers For Crash Coverage

Although CNN continues to compete strongly with Fox News Channel on breaking news stories, FNC drew more viewers Wednesday for its coverage of the...

13th October 2006 18:17



Conservative Group Charges Media Exploiting Foley Case

The Media Research Center, a conservative watchdog headed by activist Brent Bozell, has accused the major television networks of using a "double...

13th October 2006 18:17



Injured Woodruff Visits Old Haunts In London

Former ABC anchor Bob Woodruff, who was critically wounded by a roadside bomb while reporting from Iraq last January, made his first trip abroad this...

13th October 2006 18:17



Iraqi Tv Station Raided, Employees Killed

Gunmen wearing police uniforms and riding in police cars invaded the offices and studios of al-Shaabiya, an Iraqi satellite TV company in Baghdad,...

13th October 2006 18:17



U.s. Marine Unlawfully Killed Tv Reporter, Coroner Rules

A reporter for Britain's Independent Television News service (ITN) was the victim of unlawful homicide committed by a U.S. marine in Iraq, a coroner...

13th October 2006 18:17


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