19th October 2006

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Oasis Awarded Brit Honour

OASIS' huge contribution to British music is to be recognised with a special achievement gong at next year's (07) Brit Awards. The WONDERWALL...

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The Doors To Pay Tribute To Whisky A Go Go

The Los Angeles venue THE DOORS put on the rock map in the 1960s is set to open its doors for fans of the group to mark its induction into the Rock +...

19th October 2006 0:00



Tears Convinced Mcgraw To Star In Cowboy Movie

Country star TIM MCGRAW was convinced to play a cowboy in new movie FLICKA when reading the film's script made him cry. The 39-year-old initially...

19th October 2006 0:00



Osbourne To Remove Gastric Band

SHARON OSBOURNE is removing a gastric band that helped her lose a massive amount of weight and will instead rely solely on psychotherapy to cope with...

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Sebelia Wins Project Runway

Los Angeles-based designer JEFFREY SEBELIA was crowned the winner of the third season of US reality fashion competition PROJECT RUNWAY during the...

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Armani To Design Wedding Dress For Holmes

Famed fashion designer GIORGIO ARMANI will design KATIE HOLMES' dress for her upcoming wedding to TOM CRUISE. Although no official wedding date has...

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Crowe To Play Aussie Cricket Captain In Ashes Drama

Oscar winner RUSSELL CROWE is to star in a new cricket epic about the fabled 1932-33 Ashes series between Australia and England. Crowe is slated to...

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Gabriel Turns Down Genesis Reunion

PETER GABRIEL will not be taking part in the upcoming GENESIS reunion, although he refuses to rule out reforming with his former bandmates sometime...

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Drummer Gary Dies

Former THE KNACK drummer BRUCE GARY has died of lymphatic cancer. He was 54. The Los Angeles-based rocker was propelled to fame with his stuttering...

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U2 Stylist Boasts 'Special Relationship' With Bono

LATEST: A former stylist for Irish rockers U2 boasted of the "special relationship" she enjoyed with frontman BONO, during her testimony in court...

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Madonna 'Setting A Bad Example' To Parents

LATEST: MADONNA has been slammed by one of Britain's biggest adoption services for picking a Malawian child "as you would sherbet in a sweet shop". ...

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Wright Feels 'Physically Sick' For Girlfriend Pike

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE director JOE WRIGHT was so nervous watching his girlfriend ROSAMUND PIKE perform on London's West End stage last night (18OCT06)...

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Wood Amazed By 'Unreal' Bono

EVAN RACHEL WOOD was blown away when BONO made his cameo appearance in new movie ACROSS THE UNIVERSE, because the U2 singer acted nothing like a rock...

19th October 2006 0:00



Banda Defends Madonna Adoption

LATEST: The biological father of MADONNA's new child has slammed indignant rights groups trying to abort the adoption process. Malawi's Human Rights...

19th October 2006 0:00



Cohen Receives Kazakh Invite

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN has been officially invited to visit the central Asian nation he mercilessly lampoons in his latest movie. BORAT:...

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Ludacris Back On Top

Rapper LUDACRIS has returned to the top of the US pop charts with his third number one. Just days after rap mogul SEAN COMBS confessed he passed on...

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Dancing With The Star Keeps All Contestants

No celebrity contestants were eliminated last night (18OCT06) on US reality competition DANCING WITH THE STARS, after country singer SARA EVANS'...

19th October 2006 0:00



Rome Film Festival Organisers Play Down Loren Spat

LATEST: Organisers of the Rome Film Festival insist next year's (07) event will be dedicated to SOPHIA LOREN, after she was reportedly furious at...

19th October 2006 0:00



Almodovar Calls On Eu To Keep Gadget Tax

Spanish director PEDRO ALMODOVAR has urged European Union officials not to scrap a tax on gadgets which helps to fund performers and artists on the...

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Director Perelman Escapes Sexual Assault Charges

Ukrainian movie-maker VADIM PERELMAN has been placed on "accelerated rehabilitation" after being accused of sexually assaulting of two women in July...

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Famous Clash Splinters Feature In Hall Of Fame Exhibit

A new Rock + Roll Hall Of Fame tribute to rockers THE CLASH will feature splinters from the bass guitar PAUL SIMONON is seen smashing on the cover of...

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Evans' Nanny Passes Lie Detector Test

LATEST: Troubled country star SARA EVANS' former nanny has passed a televised lie detector test set up to prove she did not have an affair with the...

19th October 2006 0:00



Crow Tells Of Mastectomy Fears

Rocker SHERYL CROW has confessed how relieved she was to escape a mastectomy in her recent battle with breast cancer - because she feared the...

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Borat Hit With Legal Action By German Gypsies

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN has been hit with a lawsuit by a group representing German gypsies, who are calling for his new movie to be barred...

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Braxton Breaks Down Discussing Autistic Son

Grammy Award winner TONI BRAXTON stunned fans during a recent concert at the Flamingo in Las Vegas, Nevada when she broke down in tears while...

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Spielberg Challenges Holocaust Deniers With Docu-film

Movie-maker STEVEN SPIELBERG insists his new documentary will silence Holocaust deniers forever, because it includes the real-life accounts of Jewish...

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Kooks Singer Defies Doctors' Orders

THE KOOKS frontman LUKE PRITCHARD has refused to undergo throat surgery, because he is terrified it would change his voice. The NAIVE rocker was...

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Kidman Considers Fidelity

Australian beauty NICOLE KIDMAN insists mental unfaithfulness is far more damaging than adultery when it comes to failed marriages. The MOULIN...

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Coppola Expecting Baby Girl

LOST IN TRANSLATION film-maker SOFIA COPPOLA has finally revealed she is expecting a baby girl - seven months into her pregnancy. The 35-year-old is...

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Pixies To Begin Work On New Album

Rockers the PIXIES have made a dramatic U-turn and are set to begin work on their first album in 15 years early next year (07). The DEBASER band...

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Spanish King Accused Of Shooting Tame Bear

Spanish royal KING JUAN CARLOS I shot dead a tame bear during an earlier visit to Russia this year (AUG06), according to a newspaper report published...

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Bennett Speaks About Wilco Departure

American rocker JAY BENNETT insists he was forced to quit WILCO in 2001 because he couldn't cope with the power struggles with fellow bandmember JEFF...

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Mcavoy Signs Up With Red Cross

Actor JAMES MCAVOY is returning to the impoverished African nation which formed the backdrop of his latest movie as an ambassador for the Red Cross. ...

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Schwarzenegger Wont Be Back For Terminator 4

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER will not be returning for a cameo role in TERMINATOR 4, according to the film's scriptwriter. MICHAEL FERRIS, who co-wrote the...

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Scissor Sisters To Continue Touring With New Drummer

SCISSOR SISTERS have drafted in a temporary replacement for drummer PADDY BOOM so they can resume their world tour. The I DON'T FEEL LIKE DANCING...

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Scott Confirms Engagement Rumours

LATEST: British actor DOUGRAY SCOTT has confirmed reports he is engaged to MEET JOE BLACK beauty CLAIRE FORLANI, after she accepted his proposal last...

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Keane Promote Cd Alternative

British band KEANE are giving fans a glimpse of the future by handing out free memory sticks with their new single. The gadget is tipped to become a...

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Hawking Divorce Confirmed

LATEST: Solicitors acting for physicist STEPHEN HAWKING have lodged divorce papers in court, confirming reports the scientist has split from his...

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Smith Perfected Spitting To Silence Hecklers

Punk poet PATTI SMITH became so disgruntled with sexist hecklers mocking her carefully crafted verses during performances, she began spitting on the...

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Pressly Confirms Engagement

LATEST: MY NAME IS EARL star JAIME PRESSLY has confirmed she is engaged to her DJ boyfriend ERIC CUBICHE. The couple have been friends for nearly a...

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Drummer Gorman Leaves Head Automatica

Drummer LARRY GORMAN has left US rockers HEAD AUTOMATICA in mysterious circumstances. It remains unclear if Gorman quit the cult outfit or was...

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Anna Nicole's Sister Plans Bombshell Book

ANNA NICOLE SMITH's sister is planning to drop another bombshell on the grieving new mother - by writing a vicious book about the actress/model. ...

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Dashboard Confessional Cancel Vegas Show

American rockers DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL have cancelled their Las Vegas concert tomorrow (20OCT06), due to technical difficulties. THE PLACES YOU...

19th October 2006 0:00



Biopic Planned For Emmanuelle Survivor Kristel

EMMANUELLE star SYLVIA KRISTEL is to be the subject of a new documentary which will chronicle her drug addiction and her cancer battle. The Dutch...

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The Things They Say 3125

"I can't wear tank tops anymore. I've broken my ribs so many times that they look funny under thin clothing." BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER star SARAH...

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Richie: 'I'm The Greatest Porn Star'

Soul great LIONEL RICHIE fancies himself as a porn star because he is so good in bed. The HELLO hitmaker insists his bedroom expertise inspires the...

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The Things They Say 3122

"I'm at the best place I've been. Not that I think all the songs from now on are going to be happy and cheery, of course." EVANESCENCE singer AMY LEE...

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Fascinating Fact 2267

MILKSHAKE singer KELIS and her husband, rapper NAS, have spent $36,000 (GBP20,000) on his-and-hers removable gold tooth caps. His upper grill reads...

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The Things They Say 3123

"I cry all the time really. I cry when I'm happy and I cry when I lose my temper. I'm just a big cry-baby." Hollywood hardman RAY WINSTONE reveals...

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The Things They Say 3124

"I have tiny ears - little, tiny, Martian ears." Soul star LIONEL RICHIE hates his ears.

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Fascinating Fact 2266

England's world music event the WOMAD Festival is moving from its Reading home to new location Charlton Park in Wiltshire next year (07).

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Mccartney Hits Back At Mills' Shocking Claims

LATEST: SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has hit back at his estranged wife HEATHER MILLS' accusations of violence and excessive substance abuse during their...

19th October 2006 0:00



Mcconaughey And Armstrong: 'We're Not Gay'

MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY and Tour De France winner LANCE ARMSTRONG have laughed off rumours they are gay and insist they're nothing more than great...

19th October 2006 0:00



Meyer Has Star-studded Malibu Baby Shower

TOBEY MAGUIRE's fiancee, JENNIFER MEYER, celebrated the couple's impending arrival at a posh girls-only baby shower at her family's Malibu,...

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Spears Goes On Shopping Spree To Celebrate Weight Loss

BRITNEY SPEARS went on a shopping spree last week (ends15OCT06) to celebrate losing over half the weight she gained while pregnant with her second...

19th October 2006 0:00



Costumier Comes Forward With New Washington Fight Story

A bitter costumier who once brawled with actor ISAIAH WASHINGTON is hoping the star loses his job in hit drama GREY'S ANATOMY after fighting with a...

19th October 2006 0:00



Doughnuts Helped Schwartzman Play Chubby French King

Actor JASON SCHWARTZMAN gorged himself on late-night doughnut feasts in an effort to pile on the pounds to play chubby French king LOUIS XVI in MARIE...

19th October 2006 0:00



Madonna Takes Advice From Jolie Over Adoption

LATEST: MADONNA and GUY RITCHIE have reportedly been taking advice from Hollywood golden couple BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE over the adoption...

19th October 2006 0:00



Townshend's Rant Against Old Rockers

THE WHO legend PETE TOWNSHEND has slammed ageing rockers - including himself - for continuing to tour into their fifties and sixties. The MY...

19th October 2006 0:00



Ono Sues Emi For $10 Million

LATEST: YOKO ONO has successfully sued record label EMI and Capitol Records Inc for $10 million (GBP5.5 million) yesterday (18OCT06), over claims she...

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Jackman's New Movie Prompted Fight Between Journalists

HUGH JACKMAN's latest movie THE FOUNTAIN has so divided film critics, two journalists came to blows over the sci-fi epic. The Fountain, which is...

19th October 2006 0:00



Wonder Honoured By Memphis Museum

Music legend STEVIE WONDER received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, on Tuesday night...

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Simpson's African Epiphany

Pop star JESSICA SIMPSON insists she knew it was time to leave ex-husband NICK LACHEY when she went on a charity mission to Africa on their...

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Madonna's H+m Fashion Collection Failing?

MADONNA's fashion line at Swedish retail giant H+M is failing to ignite sales according to media reports in the US. Three months after Madonna...

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Hasselhoff Battles Boozing Reports

DAVID HASSELHOFF's publicist is playing down reports the former BAYWATCH star is still battling his boozing problems following a US tabloid report...

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Diamond To Cash In On Sex Tape Scandal

Former SAVED BY THE BELL star DUSTIN DIAMOND has stunned fans by choosing to take a cut of the profits from of his notorious sex tape instead of...

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Wilco Star Explains Stage Fight On Website

LATEST: WILCO frontman JEFF TWEEDY lashed out at a stage-invading fan during a Monday night (16OCT06) concert in Missouri because he felt "unsafe"...

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Evans Scandal Boosts Reality Show Ratings

SARA EVANS' divorce scandal gave US reality TV dance-off DANCING WITH THE STARS its best ratings of the season on Tuesday night (17OCT06) when 21...

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Fabolous Charged With Weapons Violations

LATEST: Rapper FABOLOUS has been charged with five counts of criminal possession of a weapon, just one day after being shot in the leg by an unknown...

19th October 2006 0:00



Hearing Set For Michelle Williams' Father

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN star MICHELLE WILLIAMS' father was ordered to face an extradition hearing on Wednesday (18OCT06) over tax evasion charges in the...

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Actor Bond Dies

Stage and screen actor DEREK BOND, who was president of British actors' union Equity during the 1980s, died on Sunday (15OCT06). He was 86. ...

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Chaplin Makes Live Return

KEANE frontman TOM CHAPLIN made his live return at a concert in Hull, England, on Tuesday night (17OCT06) after going into rehab in August (06). The...

19th October 2006 0:00



Jay-z Signs Up As Budweiser Spokesman

Rapper JAY-Z is back on the beer after signing up as the new cobrand director for Budweiser Select. The rap mogul is no stranger to beer...

19th October 2006 0:00



Spelling In Talks To Become Innkeeper

TORI SPELLING is developing a reality TV series where she and new husband DEAN MCDERMOTT would run a bed and breakfast in California. In the show,...

19th October 2006 0:00



Peaches Signs Up As Topshop Designer

Socialite PEACHES GELDOF is following in KATE MOSS's footsteps by designing a new range of trendy jewellery for British high store fashion chain...

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Tv Judge To Launch 'Eau De Cowell'?

TV star SIMON COWELL is being wooed by an "American cosmetics giant" to launch his own range of toiletries. The X FACTOR judge's fragrant deal is...

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Doherty Rages Over Osbourne's Claims

Rocker PETE DOHERTY has angrily accused JACK OSBOURNE of "using" his girlfriend KATE MOSS in a bid to promote his new autobiography 21 YEARS GONE. ...

19th October 2006 0:00



Razorlight: 'We Love Fighting'

LATEST: RAZORLIGHT rocker JOHNNY BORRELL has spoken out about the bar-room brawl which spiraled between himself and drummer ANDY BURROWS last week...

19th October 2006 0:00



Cowell: 'Church Is Mad To Throw Away Operatic Glory'

Pop mogul SIMON COWELL has branded CHARLOTTE CHURCH "crazy" for supposedly throwing away a glittering future in opera in favour of a career in pop...

19th October 2006 0:00



Winehouse On The Attack

British soul singer AMY WINEHOUSE drunkenly punched a woman in the face after the unfortunate fan criticised a recent London performance. The...

19th October 2006 0:00



Bee Gees Gibb Airs Wacky Home Movies On New Dvd

BEE GEES star BARRY GIBB is showing off his home movie making talents on an oddball new DVD which features the singer starring in comedy skits with...

19th October 2006 0:00



Audioslave Star Considers Future Releases

Rockers AUDIOSLAVE are considering turning their backs on the music business and releasing all forthcoming albums online. Frontman CHRIS CORNELL...

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'Madonna Will Help Us Out', Says Banda

LATEST: The father of MADONNA's Malawi-born adoptive son DAVID BANDA hopes the tot will persuade his new mum to offer him financial support when he...

19th October 2006 0:00



Evans Pal Ready For Lie Detector Test

Country star SARA EVANS' former friend ALISON CLINTON has followed through on her offer to undergo a televised lie detector test in an effort to...

19th October 2006 0:00



Housewives Desperate For Chocolates

The cast of DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES demand the finest chocolates on the set of the hit show, because they are convinced it "calms their nerves". The...

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Blethyn Gets Lost In Translation

British actress BRENDA BLETHYN is experiencing a serious communication breakdown on the set of the new TV series of WAR AND PEACE - because she is...

19th October 2006 0:00



Hawking To Divorce?

Physicist STEPHEN HAWKING has split up with his wife ELAINE, according to British press reports. The world famous professor has been married to his...

19th October 2006 0:00



Comedy Super Trio Reunite For Us Comic Relief

Comic Relief pioneers BILLY CRYSTAL, ROBIN WILLIAMS and WHOOPI GOLDBERG are to reunite for the televised fundraising gala's 20th anniversary next...

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Black Joins Peta For Halloween Campaign

Hollywood horror queen KAREN BLACK has turned ghoulish pin-up for a Halloween-related People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals anti-fur campaign. ...

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Preston Suffers Fit

ORDINARY BOYS frontman SAMUEL PRESTON is reportedly terrified for his health after suffering a 20-minute fit in the middle of the night recently. ...

19th October 2006 0:00



Us Tv News Show Lands Jackson Scoop

American TV news show ACCESS HOLLYWOOD has landed one of the year's biggest scoops - an exclusive chat with reclusive MICHAEL JACKSON in his...

19th October 2006 0:00



Barton Desperate For An Ordinary Man

Actress MISCHA BARTON is sick of dating actors, as they are more worried about their appearance than she is. The OC beauty is desperate to meet a...

19th October 2006 0:00



Channel Four Slammed Over Hindley Trailer

British TV network Channel 4 is under fire after releasing a trailer depicting notorious British murderer MYRA HINDLEY as a "saint". The bizarre...

19th October 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3120

"The jeans are amazing. I wear them every day. They're like the only thing that I wear." CAMERON DIAZ is a big fan of boyfriend JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's...

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Blind Melon Plan Comeback

Cult rockers BLIND MELON have reunited 11 years after their original singer died from a drug overdose. The NO RAIN hitmakers have recruited former...

19th October 2006 0:00



Guillemots Gigs Postponed

British rockers GUILLEMOTS have been forced to cancel two dates of their UK tour because of illness. The WE'RE HERE stars were due to play in...

19th October 2006 0:00



Queen Of Jordan Breaks Ankle

Jordanian royal QUEEN RANIA broke her left ankle in a fall earlier this month (OCT06). The 36-year-old was photographed wearing a cast and using a...

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Fascinating Fact 2263

The hip French restaurant AUDIOSLAVE star CHRIS CORNELL and his wife VICKY own was once a regular haunt of socialite JACKIE ONASSIS.

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Fascinating Fact 2265

MADONNA's adoptive son DAVID will take GUY RITCHIE's surname, while his original family name - BANDA - will be his middle name.

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Soprano Swenson Diagnosed With Cancer

Opera star RUTH ANN SWENSON has been diagnosed with breast cancer, according to her publicist. The celebrated soprano, 43, will be undergoing...

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The Things They Say 3121

"Maybe I'm not 80 pounds, but I have muscle and I can run a marathon." Actress SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR insists she's very fit.

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Fascinating Fact 2264

PARIS HILTON won $100,000 (GBP55,000) playing blackjack at the Mirage hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday (14OCT06).

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Cbs Softens Stance With Youtube

Under its new deal with YouTube, if CBS spots a clip from one of its shows posted on the video-sharing website, it can, as before, ask YouTube to...

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USA Network Pins Rivals To The Mat

Wrestling continues to give the cable channels that carry it a stranglehold on the ratings. Fueled by WWE: Raw Family Reunion, the USA cable network...

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Peacock To Be Plucked

Despite notable improvements in each of its broadcast units, NBC Universal is expected to announce today (Thursday) widespread cost-cutting measures,...

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Last King Rules In London

The 50th London Film Festival has got off to an auspicious start with the screening of The Last King of Scotland, starring Forest Whitaker as...

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Finnish Director Yanks Oscar Entry

Aki Kaurismaki, Finland's prolific and award-winning writer-director, has asked the Finnish Film Institute to withdraw his latest movie from...

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Paris Is Burning Over New Movie

Paris Hilton is attempting to distance herself from her latest movie, National Lampoon's Pledge This. The film is scheduled to premiere in Chicago on...

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Click Clicks

The Adam Sandler comedy Click from Sony booted Disney's platinum edition of The Little Mermaid out of first place on the DVD sales chart for the week...

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Disney Finds Musical For Nemo

The Walt Disney Co. has announced plans to turn another one of its animated film hits into a Broadway musical. Finding Nemo, the 2003 feature...

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Freston Floats Away On His Golden Parachute

Underscoring the popular belief in the entertainment industry that being fired by Viacom Chairman Sumner Redstone can be even more lucrative than...

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Minorities, Women On The Rise In Local Tv News

The percentage of minorities working in local TV newsrooms rose to 22.2 percent in 2005 from 21.2 percent in 2004, according to a recent survey...

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Friday Night Versus Monday Night Football

In an odd programming decision, NBC is planning to air an episode of its troubled high-school football drama Friday Night Lights next Monday as a...

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Politics Are In On Network Newscasts

Perhaps it's the fallout from the Mark Foley scandal, or the repercussions of the continued bloodshed in Iraq, or even the heat of radio and TV talk...

19th October 2006 18:16


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