8th December 2006

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Ten Canoes Triumphs At Afi Awards

Aboriginal drama TEN CANOES was the big winner at Thursday's (07DEC06) Australian Film Institute Awards, taking home Best Film and Best Director at...

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Bolton Plans Low-key Wedding

Crooner MICHAEL BOLTON insists his upcoming marriage to NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN will be low-key affair - far removed from TOM CRUISE and KATIE HOLMES'...

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Psycho House To Make Way For New Homes

The house made famous by ALFRED HITCHCOCK's classic thriller PSYCHO is to be moved to make way for thousands of new homes as part of Universal...

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Jordana Brewster Engaged

THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS star JORDANA BREWSTER is engaged to producer ANDREW FORM. The pair have been dating for one year and Form popped the...

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Diana Inquest Will Be Public

The inquest into the deaths of DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES, her lover DODI FAYED and driver HENRI PAUL will be held in public, despite initial plans to...

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Gibson Stunned By Level Of Forgiveness

Oscar winner MEL GIBSON is shocked by the level of forgiveness he has been shown in the wake of his arrest and subsequent anti-Semitic tirade this...

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Andre 3000 Teams Up With Farrell For Basketball Tale

OUTKAST singer ANDRE 3000 is teaming up with WILL FARRELL for a comedy set in the world of the US National Basketball League. The hip-hop star -...

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Knowles Treats Jay-z To $3 Million Birthday Bash

BEYONCE KNOWLES reportedly splashed out on a $3 million (GBP1.54 million) three-day birthday party for her rapper boyfriend JAY-Z earlier this week...

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Diddy Launches Fight Against Counterfeit Clothing

SEAN COMBS has launched a merchandising war against counterfeit copies of his Sean John Canada fashion line to generate awareness about the country's...

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Dion Continues To Fight Celebrity Fragrance Wars

CELINE DION has launched her latest perfume Enchanting competing against the likes of JENNIFER LOPEZ, BRITNEY SPEARS, KYLIE MINOGUE and DAME...

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Lowe Shocked By Amorous Audience Members

Actor ROB LOWE was shocked while performing A FEW GOOD MEN on the London stage, when he looked out into the audience and saw two people having sex. ...

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Gibson: 'Nobody's Perfect'

Oscar-winning filmmaker MEL GIBSON has justified his drunken anti-Semitic outburst as a "screw-up" - and doesn't think he should have been singled...

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Fanning Forgoes Pork After Pig Film

WAR OF THE WORLDS star DAKOTA FANNING refuses to eat pork after starring in the classic children's tale CHARLOTTE'S WEB. The 12-year-old actress...

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Snipes Investigation Started 'Years Ago'

LATEST: WESLEY SNIPES has been under surveillance by America's Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for four years, after officials began a nationwide...

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O'donnell Slams Leaving View Rumours

Comedienne ROSIE O'DONNELL has slammed rumours she wants to leave US talk show THE VIEW, after revealing she wants to work on plastic surgery drama...

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Snipes Arrested

LATEST: Hollywood star WESLEY SNIPES has been arrested by police in Orlando, Florida, on charges he avoided paying $12 million (GBP6.15 million) in...

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Sewell 'Hates Joaquin Phoenix Mistake'

British actor RUFUS SEWELL hates being mistaken for JOAQUIN PHOENIX - because movie fans compare him with Phoenix in his "fat phase". Sewell has...

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Anderson And Rock Refused To Take Nuptials Seriously

PAMELA ANDERSON and KID ROCK struggled to take their 'legal' wedding seriously when they exchanged vows in Beverly Hills, California in August (06) -...

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Evans Slams Split Rumours

Producer ROBERT EVANS has reconciled with his seventh wife LADY VICTORIA WHITE - just six months after the stunning socialite filed for divorce. The...

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Federline Returns To Wrestling

BRITNEY SPEARS' estranged husband KEVIN FEDERLINE is going back into the ring with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) to help pay his legal bills. ...

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Nas: 'Rock And R+b Are Dead Too'

Rapper NAS has slammed the current state of the music industry, claiming there is a severe lack of creativity in the hip-hop, rock and R+B scenes. ...

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'Duped' Students Sue 'Borat'

Two male students who appear in BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN making racist remarks are suing...

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Crosby Honoured By Renamed Theatre

A theatre which saw BING CROSBY perform in his youth is to be renamed after the legendary star. The Metropolitan Arts Theater in Spokane, Washington...

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Bb King To Receive Highest Us Honour

Blues legend BB KING is to be awarded America's highest civilian honour at a ceremony hosted by US President GEORGE W BUSH later this month (DEC06). ...

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Record Bosses Deny 50 Cent Label Split

Interscope Records bosses have slammed reports 50 CENT's label G-Unit Records is to part ways with its distributors, despite moderate sales figures...

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Gest To Front Chat Show.

Music mogul DAVID GEST has been offered his own TV show by bosses of British station ITV. The star, who was a surprise hit in reality series I'M A...

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Jay-z: 'I Will Get Married'

Hip-hop star JAY-Z has fuelled rumours he is planning to wed his long-term love BEYONCE KNOWLES, by declaring "of course" he will marry. His singer...

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Borrell: 'I Was In A Bad State In 2005'

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL has admitted he was "in a bad state" during his band's rise to fame in 2005. The British star lashed out at a...

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Gibson: 'Drink-driving Incident Was A Gift'

MEL GIBSON has branded his July (06) drink-driving arrest, in which he made anti-Semitic remarks to a police officer, "A gift." The actor/director...

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Davenport Denies Split Claims

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star JACK DAVENPORT insists his six-year marriage to MICHELLE GOMEZ is intact. Davenport, who married the Scottish actress...

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Clinic Concert Cancelled After Students Protest

British rockers CLINIC have been forced to cancel an upcoming gig at Central St Martin's College Of Art + Design in London - after students claimed...

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Borrell Delighted By America Lyric Coincidence

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL was delighted when the lyrics of the band's hit single AMERICA took on a very timely meaning. Razorlight scored...

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Stray Horse Almost Ended Jerry Lee's Life

Rock 'n' roll wildman JERRY LEE LEWIS almost died at the height of his success - when he hit a horse while speeding through Tennessee. The GREAT...

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Jazz Pianist Jay Mcshann Dies

Acclaimed jazz pianist JAY 'HOOTIE' MCSHANN died yesterday (07DEC06) aged 90, after falling ill with respiratory problems. MCShann was admitted to...

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Fascinating Fact 2574

Newlyweds TOM CRUISE and KATIE HOLMES dined with pal VICTORIA BECKHAM and newfound friends JENNIFER LOPEZ and MARC ANTHONY at Los Angeles' eaterie...

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Babyshambles Play Car Park Gig

BABYSHAMBLES turned a London department store car park into a rock venue yesterday (07DEC06) lunchtime, entertaining hundreds of shoppers. The PETE...

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Scissor Sisters To Appear On Passions

American rockers SCISSOR SISTERS will make an appearance on popular US daytime soap PASSIONS next year (07). The I DON'T FEEL LIKE DANCING hitmakers...

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Singer Wiz Brown Dies

DARREN 'WIZ' BROWN, a singer with 1990s band MEGA CITY FOUR, died suddenly yesterday (07DEC06) aged 44, due to a blood clot on the brain. Brown, who...

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Bachchan: 'I Was Nearly A Milkman'

Bollywood legend AMITABH BACHCHAN considered a career delivering milk if he hadn't hit the movie big time. The 65-year-old's hometown in India is...

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Akon Fights Off Male Admirers

R+B star AKON is so popular in his native Senegal he has had to hire round-the-clock security to protect him from female, and even male, fans. The...

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Fascinating Fact 2573

Former CULTURE CLUB frontman BOY GEORGE is to duet with himself on a new British TV show. The flamboyant star will perform hit KARMA CHAMELEON with...

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The Things They Say 3547

"I had a private screening and I'm crying... because it's closer to the truth than they even know... We did some great things and it needs to be...

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Facts Of Life Star Fields Expecting

Former FACTS OF LIFE star KIM FIELDS is expecting her first child with boyfriend CHRISTOPHER MORGAN. The 37-year-old starred as TOOTIE in the...

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The Things They Say 3549

"It's decadent - you get there, you can't drink enough, you can't have enough fun...It's not worth putting yourself in that situation." LAS VEGAS...

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The Things They Say 3548

"Janet definitely inspired me when I was younger, but getting so many comparisons to her really motivates me to become my own artist." R+B star CIARA...

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The Organ Split

Cult rockers THE ORGAN are splitting up after five years. The Vancouver, Canada group released one album, GRAB THAT GUN, in 2004. A statement on...

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The Things They Say 3550

"Motorcades! And security detail when we ski!" ROB LOWE describes the perks of being best pals with California governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER.

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Cox + Aniston Plan Friends Reunion Show

The stars of cult sitcom FRIENDS are secretly plotting a one-off comeback - for a possible Thanksgiving catch-up episode. DAVID SCHWIMMER, MATT LE...

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Paglia Slams Overtly Sexy Celebrities

Renowned feminist author CAMILLE PAGLIA has slammed young stars such as BRITNEY SPEARS, PARIS HILTON and LINDSAY LOHAN for their recent pantyless...

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Liam Falls Out With Noel Over X Factor Snub

Warring OASIS brothers LIAM and NOEL GALLAGHER have fallen out again after Noel refused to let the band appear on the British talent show THE X...

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Cornell To Amaze Fans With Jackson Cover

Rocker CHRIS CORNELL is set to astound fans with his upcoming sophomore solo album, which contains his cover of MICHAEL JACKSON's classic BILLIE...

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Simpson's Mother Furious With Her Parton Performance

LATEST: JESSICA SIMPSON's mother reportedly lashed out at her daughter in front of DOLLY PARTON and US PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH after the pop star...

8th December 2006 0:00



Diana Ross Caught Up In Dreamgirls Error

Executives at DreamWorks/Paramount are "scrambling" to make sure DIANA ROSS gets an invite to Monday's (11DEC06) DREAMGIRLS premiere after mistakenly...

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Gest's Oasis Friendship

Music mogul DAVID GEST has sparked up an unlikely friendship with music hellraiser LIAM GALLAGHER. The musical odd couple blossomed at a celebrity...

8th December 2006 0:00



Brown Seeking Top Lawyers

LATEST: Former SPICE GIRL MELANIE BROWN spent yesterday (07DEC06) locked in meetings with top Hollywood lawyers, following ex-boyfriend EDDIE...

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Hoffman's Stroll Scores Walk-on Role

Oscar-winner DUSTIN HOFFMAN ended up appearing in new film THE HOLIDAY with KATE WINSLET and JACK BLACK after taking a walk in his neighbourhood and...

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Pal Goes To Us Tabloids With Lohan Tales In A Bid To Help Her

LINDSAY LOHAN is spiraling out of control, according to one of the actress' closest pals who has gone to the US tabloids with the truth about the...

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Campbell Doubts On Slammed Stage Play

NEVE CAMPBELL had doubts about the quality of her West End debut - and the hostile reception from critics suggest she should have listened to her...

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Lowe Embarrassed By Big Hair

ROB LOWE still can't shake his image as a 1980s heartthrob and hates being reminded of his hairdo from that era. Although it's been 25 years since...

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Hasselhoff's Kids Set For Reality Tv

DAVID HASSELHOFF's daughters have reportedly landed their own reality show, which will revolve around their dad's turn in THE PRODUCERS in Las...

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Trainer To The Stars Caught Up In Stabbing Incident

The fitness guru who helped MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY and JENNIFER LOPEZ shape-up has been caught up in a bizarre police investigation after a man was...

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Seinfeld Star Hurley Welcomes Son

Former SEINFELD star JOHN O'HURLEY and his wife, LISA, have welcomed a son. The 52-year-old former DANCING WITH THE STARS contestant and his wife,...

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Barker + Moakler Working It Out?

Punk pop star TRAVIS BARKER and his estranged with SHANNA MOAKLER have ended their bitter war of words and are heading for a reconciliation,...

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Scott Blasts Movie Critics

Director TONY SCOTT doesn't mind that film critics hate his visual style - insisting he only cares that the audience find favour with his movies. ...

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Muse's Seedy Day At Grand Canyon

British rockers MUSE had a unique sightseeing trip during one tour of the US when their tour guide brought a prostitute along for the ride. The...

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Wilson Fury At Morrissey

Music mogul TONY WILSON has launched a blistering attack on pop star MORRISSEY, calling him a nasty human being. Wilson, who managed NEW ORDER and...

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Alley: 'No Sex For First Six Months'

Actress KIRSTIE ALLEY insists on waiting six months before letting potential partners into her bed - and doesn't think half a year without sex is...

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Bass And Boyfriend Attempt To Rekindle Romance

LATEST: Former 'N SYNC star LANCE BASS and reality TV star REICHEN LEHMKUHL are on the verge of getting back together after working through their...

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Dunst Slams Pregnancy Rumours

Hollywood star KIRSTEN DUNST has laughed off rumours she is expecting a baby. There have been suggestions the SPIDERMAN star is pregnant, after she...

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Doherty Quizzed By Police

LATEST: PETE DOHERTY was quizzed by police yesterday (07DEC06) over a man's death at a party he attended on Sunday night (03DEC06). MARK BLANCO, who...

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Gracious Dolly Invites Jessica To Sing 9 To 5 Again - With Her

Country great DOLLY PARTON has more than forgiven JESSICA SIMPSON for forgetting the lines to her 9 TO 5 anthem during a Kennedy Center Honors...

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Chapman Court Case Rescheduled

LATEST: Reality TV star DUANE 'DOG' CHAPMAN's Mexican court hearing for illegal bounty hunting has been rescheduled to 22 December (06). The tough...

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Spears Slams Reports She Snubbed Williams

Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS has slammed reports she snubbed producer PHARRELL WILLIAMS to party with pal PARIS HILTON. Rumours suggested Spears was...

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Diddy's Girlfriend Refused To Let Lopez Meet Her Son

Rap mogul SEAN `DIDDY' COMBS' pregnant girlfriend refused to let her then-ex introduce their son CHRISTIAN to JENNIFER LOPEZ while he was dating the...

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Dakota's Director Defends Herself Against Sex Scene Reports

The director of WAR OF THE WORLDS star DAKOTA FANNING's new movie HOUNDDOG is defending himself against allegations he exploited the actress in a...

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Survivor Still Filming Amid Coup

The cast and crew from SURVIVOR have been caught up in a political coup in Fiji where they are filming the latest series in the reality TV...

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Knowles Shoots Down Wedding Rumours

LATEST: BEYONCE KNOWLES has shot down rumours she is to wed boyfriend JAY-Z this weekend (08-10DEC06), in a secret ceremony at Caribbean holiday...

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Sewell's Bad Guy Regret

Actor RUFUS SEWELL has blasted "unimaginative" Hollywood for continually casting him as a movie bad guy. The KNIGHTS TALE hunk has become frustrated...

8th December 2006 0:00



Pompeo Wants To Gain Weight

GREY'S ANATOMY star ELLEN POMPEO wants to gain weight - and would be "the happiest girl in Hollywood" if she did. The svelte actress, who has been...

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Washington's On Set Injury

DENZEL WASHINGTON avoided a serious injury on set of new film DEJA VU after co-star PAULA PATTON accidentally stuck her fingers in his eyes twice. ...

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Beyonce's Keep Fit Routine Revealed

Pop star BEYONCE KNOWLES has finally revealed the secret behind her BOOTYLICOUS figure - hula hooping. The plastic sports toy, popular with...

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Prison Inspires Akon's Singing Career

R+B star AKON was inspired to start a career in music after a three year prison stint for grand theft auto. The SMACK THAT singer was raised in a...

8th December 2006 0:00



Gibson: 'Civilisation Will End'

Oscar-winning filmmaker MEL GIBSON is warning the world may well soon end - and he fears civilisation as a whole is in decline. Gibson believes the...

8th December 2006 0:00



Lucas In Talks For Friar Tuck Role

LITTLE BRITAIN star MATT LUCAS is in talks to play Friar Tuck in the second series of British adventure show ROBIN HOOD. The heavyweight funny man...

8th December 2006 0:00



Roads Weds In The Caribbean

Country star KIMBERLY ROADS wed fiance STEPHEN SCHLAPMAN in the Caribbean last week (28NOV06). The LITTLE BIG TOWN star booked a private island for...

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Fascinating Fact 2570

The attorney hired to defend troubled actor LANE GARRISON, who faces charges following a fatal car crash on Saturday (02DEC06), is HARLAND BRAUN -...

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The Things They Say 3546

"I'm sure MAX is in pig heaven, looking at all the sows he's gonna get, thinking, 'I'm GEORGE CLOONEY's pet pig!" George Clooney's longtime pal KAREN...

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Fascinating Fact 2571

TONY BENNETT missed out on a Grammy Awards nomination yesterday (07DEC06) because his new DUETS album wasn't submitted in time.

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The Things They Say 3545

"He fell for a booty and a smile." KIM PORTER on boyfriend DIDDY's romance with JENNIFER LOPEZ, who he dated from 1999 to 2001 after dumping the...

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The Things They Say 3543

"I would love to just sit at home with KINGSTON and eat pizza." Pop star GWEN STEFANI'S priorities have changed since the birth of her baby boy...

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The Things They Say 3544

BBC1 controller PETER FINCHAM says, "I'd be delighted if he (Lucas) agreed to play Friar Tuck. I have already mentioned it to him and he said he's...

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Fascinating Fact 2572

WAR OF THE WORLD star DAKOTA FANNING learned how to read when she was only two-and-a-half-years-old."

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No Mummy Love For Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson says that men have become so desperate to date her that they have started flirting with her mum.The Duke's of Hazard star has...

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Cruise Wedding Goes On, And On

Nearly a month after Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes walked down the aisle, the celebrations are still continuing.The couple are reportedly holding a...

8th December 2006 6:38



Blige And Chilis Head Grammies

RnB singer Mary J Blige and iconic rockers Red Hot Chili Peppers lead the chase for next year's Grammy awards after receiving eight and six...

8th December 2006 10:21



Superheroes Add Superzeros To Hollywood's Bank Balance

As this week saw the release of the latest superhero flick on DVD, SUPERMAN RETURNS, Hollywood movie-makers continue to seem quite happy to carry on...

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Are Blur And The Furries Back?

This week could see another resurgence in Britpop bands, after recent reports that BLUR could be reforming gather pace.After a flurry of rumours that...

8th December 2006 13:29





Presidential Honour For Blues Legend

Iconic blues musician BB King is to have the highest honour possible for a civilian bestowed upon him by George Bush.The 81-year-old will be given...

8th December 2006 15:38



Borat Trial Adjourned

The lawsuit brought by two US students who say they were tricked into making sexist and racist remarks in comedy film Borat has been adjourned until...

8th December 2006 15:38



Madonna's Fur Coat Fails To Impress

Singer Madonna has been slammed for her to decision to walk out in a coat made from the fur of chinchillas.She was pictured arriving at Cecconi's in...

8th December 2006 17:51



Jordan In Paris And Britney Party Threesome

Tabloid favourite Jordan has revealed she is jetting over to the US to party with new showbiz pal Paris Hilton.The buxom 28-year-old apparently met...

8th December 2006 17:51



Yet Another Dvd Format Is Launched

Amplifying the babel of high-definition DVD recording languages, China on Wednesday took the wraps off 54 new video players playing discs recorded in...

8th December 2006 18:39



Survivor Winner Claims Producers Tried To Hush Him Up

Richard Hatch, the original Survivor winner, who is now serving time for failing to pay taxes on his $1-million in winnings and other income, said in...

8th December 2006 18:39



The View's Ratings Look Rosie

In its first sweeps period since Rosie O'Donnell joined The View last September, the program recorded average ratings that were 27 percent above...

8th December 2006 18:39



Latino Group Gives Abc An A- For Diversity

Minority groups pressuring the TV industry to alter the racial casting of television programs so that it reflects that of the overall population...

8th December 2006 18:39



Cbs's Russ Mitchell To Work 7 Days A Week

Russ Mitchell will become one of the most visible personalities on broadcast television when he becomes the news anchor of CBS's The Early Show on...

8th December 2006 18:39



Movie Reviews: Unaccompanied Minors

Unaccompanied Minors is the kind of film that critics go to see accompanied by their children. Usually the kids love the film and the critics hate...

8th December 2006 18:39



Movie Reviews: The Holiday

Nancy Meyers's The Holiday appears to be one of those typical romantic comedies that come out during the holiday season -- lightly amusing and...

8th December 2006 18:39



Movie Reviews: Blood Diamond

Critics are greeting Blood Diamond, a film that tells how the diamond trade supported brutal civil wars in Africa during the late '90s, with an...

8th December 2006 18:39



Movie Reviews: Apocalypto

Judging from the reviews, some members of the audience for Mel Gibson's Apocalypto, which touches on the downfall of the Maya civilization, may find...

8th December 2006 18:39



A Bloody Weekend At Box Office

Two violent and intense thrillers, Blood Diamond and Apocalypto, will be contending against the romantic comedy The Holiday and the family film...

8th December 2006 18:39



Superman Makes A Smashing Return On Dvd

Superman Returns produced super results as it debuted on DVD last week, finishing first on both the sales and rental charts, according to trade...

8th December 2006 18:39



Editorial Bloodbath At Hollywood Reporter

In what some entertainment analysts are regarding as a bloodbath at the No. 2 trade publication, eight more executives, writers and other staff...

8th December 2006 18:39



At Long Last, Good News For Sony

Sony, which has suffered some severe setbacks this year with delays in getting its latest PlayStation game device and high-definition Blu-ray DVD...

8th December 2006 18:39


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