21st December 2006

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Christmas With The Kristins: Co-stars Chenoweth + Davis Get Festive

by Kev Lewin + Amanda Lornie It isn't difficult to get festive fans Kristin Davis and Kristin Chenoweth feeling warm and fuzzy about Christmas, so...

21st December 2006 0:00



Simpson Edited Out Of Parton Tribute

LATEST: JESSICA SIMPSON has asked producers to pull her portion of a tribute to DOLLY PARTON at the Kennedy Center Honors out of the upcoming...

21st December 2006 0:00



Oj Publisher Slams Anti-semitic Claims

LATEST: The publisher fired because of her involvement with the controversial OJ SIMPSON book has rubbished claims she labels Jews "rodents". Two...

21st December 2006 0:00



Zellweger Dodges Divorce Questions

Oscar-winner RENEE ZELLWEGER desperately tried to avoid questions about her quick divorce from country music star KENNY CHESNEY during an appearance...

21st December 2006 0:00



Carrey And Mccarthy Spread Christmas Cheer

JIM CARREY and JENNY MCCARTHY are pulling out all the stops for a star-studded Christmas party in Los Angeles. The couple have invited over 200...

21st December 2006 0:00



Grey's Anatomy Cast Named Entertainers Of The Year

The stars of TV show GREY'S ANATOMY have been honoured as the top entertainers of 2006 by US magazine Entertainment Weekly. The publication praises...

21st December 2006 0:00



Moore Lawsuit Thrown Out Of Court

A Massachusetts judge has thrown out a $85 million (GBP43 million) lawsuit against Oscar winning filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE, by an Iraq war veteran who...

21st December 2006 0:00



Diddy's A Daddy Again

Hip-hop mogul SEAN COMBS is a daddy again after his girlfriend KIM PORTER gave birth to twin girls this morning (21DEC06). Former model Porter, 36,...

21st December 2006 0:00



Spears Names Most Controversial Of 2006

Pop superstar BRITNEY SPEARS has been named the most controversial celebrity of the year (06). The TOXIC singer beat out competition from other...

21st December 2006 0:00



Procol Harum Star Slams Court Ruling

LATEST: PROCOL HARUM frontman GARY BROOKER has slammed a court's decision to hand former keyboard player MATTHEW FISHER a share of the rights to hit...

21st December 2006 0:00



Lost Star Returns Home To Rubble

LATEST: LOST star EVANGELINE LILLY and boyfriend DOMINIC MONAGHAN returned to her rented home last night (20DEC06) to sift through the remains of her...

21st December 2006 0:00



Sean Lennon And Ono Collaborate On Film Clips

SEAN LENNON had to reign in his mother YOKO ONO and her abstract ideas when the two worked together on a project for his latest album FRIENDLY FIRE. ...

21st December 2006 0:00



Clooney And Bush Senior Visit Hurricane Ravaged Town

Hollywood star GEORGE CLOONEY yesterday (20DEC06) launched a plan to rebuild a hospital in hurricane-devastated Louisiana alongside ex-US President...

21st December 2006 0:00



New Harry Potter Title Announced

Author JK ROWLING has selected a title for the seventh book in the HARRY POTTER series and is challenging fans to visit her website to play a game of...

21st December 2006 0:00



Razorlight Rocker Amused By Tabloid Reaction To Brawl

RAZORLIGHT drummer ANDY BURROWS was amused by the British tabloid frenzy surrounding his recent fight with frontman JOHNNY BORRELL, claiming it was...

21st December 2006 0:00



Hasselhoff Struggles In Women's Clothing

DAVID HASSELHOFF demanded even more money for his upcoming appearance in stage show THE PRODUCERS, when he realised he would have to wear a dress. ...

21st December 2006 0:00



Rai Fuels Wedding Rumours

Indian movie beauty AISHWARYA RAI has further fuelled rumours she is planning to wed fellow Bollywood star ABHISHEK BACHCHAN, after declaring she...

21st December 2006 0:00



Pink Floyd Eyeballs Raise Money For Homeless

LATEST: Two huge eyeballs signed by members of PINK FLOYD have raised GBP16,500 ($8,460) for a homeless charity at auction. The six feet (1.8 metre)...

21st December 2006 0:00



Celebrity Chef Puck And Wife Welcome Baby

Celebrity chef WOLFGANG PUCK and his fiancee, handbag designer GELILA ASSEFA, welcomed their second child on Monday (18DEC06). The baby boy weighed...

21st December 2006 0:00



My Chemical Romance Star's Blood Carnage

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE rocker RAY TORO once pushed his vow to never stop playing during a concert to the limit - when a collision with bandmate FRANK...

21st December 2006 0:00



Ono's Ex-driver Seeks Bail

LATEST: The lawyer representing YOKO ONO's former driver yesterday (20DEC06) filed papers in a New York City court seeking his client's immediate...

21st December 2006 0:00



Gabbana Asks Female Friend To Mother His Child

Homosexual designer STEFANO GABBANA is set to become a father after asking a female friend to become the surrogate mother of his child through...

21st December 2006 0:00



Ray Charles Studio Turned Into Library

RAY CHARLES' original Los Angeles studios will be turned into a memorial library in the music legend's name with new equipment so musicians can...

21st December 2006 0:00



Composer Pinkham Dies

Composer DANIEL PINKHAM, who shared his music with peers and students at the New England Conservatory and the King's Chapel in Boston, Massachusetts...

21st December 2006 0:00



Spears' Music Producer Developing Reality Show

The music producer BRITNEY SPEARS was romantically linked with is now developing his own reality show to capitalise on the publicity surrounding...

21st December 2006 0:00



Grohl: 'Bush Is My Villain Of 2006'

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has nominated PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH as his villain of 2006. The rocker can't wait for Bush's second and final...

21st December 2006 0:00



Gabbana Talks Of 'Body Blow' Dolce Split

Italian designer STEFANO GABBANA was left traumatised following his "body blow" split with longterm boyfriend DOMENICO DOLCE last year (05). The...

21st December 2006 0:00



Devito Looking Forward To Family Christmas

Hollywood star DANNY DeVITO believes warm weather, food and drink and family are the secrets to a successful Christmas. The pint-sized actor is...

21st December 2006 0:00



Madonna's Marriage Risk Over Adoption

MADONNA and GUY RITCHIE's marriage will fail if they adopt another child, according to the film director's father. The MATERIAL GIRL is reportedly...

21st December 2006 0:00



Jagger Appearing In Us Tv Show

Veteran rocker SIR MICK JAGGER will make a cameo appearance as himself in an episode of US TV show KNIGHTS OF PROSPERITY. The ROLLING STONES...

21st December 2006 0:00



Leblanc Defamation Suit Dropped

A defamation lawsuit against MATT LeBLANC, accusing the actor of exaggerating an encounter with a dancer in a Canadian strip club, has been dropped. ...

21st December 2006 0:00



Beyonce's Charitable Christmas

BEYONCE KNOWLES will hand out gifts to underprivileged kids in New York before heading to Houston, Texas for a traditional family Christmas. The...

21st December 2006 0:00



Hudson Awarded Breakthrough Honour

DREAMGIRLS star JENNIFER HUDSON is to be honoured with a best newcomer award at the 18th Palm Springs International Film Festival in the New Year...

21st December 2006 0:00



Valo's Cigarette Mountain

Finnish VILLE VALO smokes an astonishing 21,900 cigarettes a year, to give his voice a gruff, husky "edge". The eccentric HIM frontman smokes 60...

21st December 2006 0:00



Michael Plans Yuletide Television Marathon

Pop superstar GEORGE MICHAEL is looking forward to a quiet Christmas this year (06), and plans to watch lots of television. The LAST CHRISTMAS...

21st December 2006 0:00



Carl Reiner To Collect Dga Honour

Veteran filmmaker CARL REINER is to be made an Honorary Life Member by the Directors Guild Of America (DGA) at the organisation's annual ceremony in...

21st December 2006 0:00



Gabbana Against Single Sex Parents

Gay designer STEFANO GABBANA is against the idea of same sex couples becoming parents, because he believes children need both a mother and a father. ...

21st December 2006 0:00



Hurley's Gun Choice

Model/actress ELIZABETH HURLEY is tougher than her image suggests - she recently selected a pair of shotguns over designer jewellery. The...

21st December 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3644

"They had no idea what I used to do for a living. They thought I was a bad golfer." SYLVESTER STALLONE is glad to be back on the big screen in ROCKY...

21st December 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3642

"I want a '59 Chevy Impala, a new record player... and to see ROCKY BALBOA. I'd also like to find KEIRA KNIGHTLEY under my tree." HINDER singer...

21st December 2006 0:00



Mcfly Star Has Gout Surgery

British pop star HARRY JUDD is undergoing surgery to treat hip gout. The MCFLY drummer, 20, recently contracted the condition, although his...

21st December 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2626

British band COLDPLAY have gone back in time to film a "vintage" Christmas clip for fans on their website. The greeting, entitled COLDPLAY DANCE...

21st December 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3643

"I went through a depression. I didn't eat. I stayed in my room. I was in a really bad place... going through that lonely period." BEYONCE KNOWLES on...

21st December 2006 0:00



Volver And Alatriste Lead Goya Nominations

PEDRO ALMODOVAR's VOLVER and AGUSTIN DIAZ YANES' ALATRISTE are the leading contenders for Spain's Goya Awards, taking 14 and 15 nominations...

21st December 2006 0:00



Trump Threatens To Sue O'donnell

Real estate mogul DONALD TRUMP is threatening to sue ROSIE O'DONNELL after she made unflattering statements about him on US chat show THE VIEW...

21st December 2006 0:00



Hallyday Loses Legal Battle With Universal

French rocker JOHNNY HALLYDAY lost his two-year legal battle with Universal Music Group for control of his back catalogue yesterday (20DEC06). ...

21st December 2006 0:00



Cowell Denies Stealing Grease Reality Show Concept

SIMON COWELL has denied stealing the concept for a talent show based on the hit musical GREASE. The AMERICAN IDOL judge has announced plans for a...

21st December 2006 0:00



Ono Accused Of Asking Driver To Perform "Immoral And Illegal" Acts

LATEST: YOKO ONO's former driver has accused JOHN LENNON's widow of trying to force him to perform "immoral and illegal" acts. KORAL KARSAN, 50,...

21st December 2006 0:00



Mothers Against Drunk Driving Sever Ties With Miss Teen USA

American pressure group Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) has severed its ties with Miss Teen USA KATIE BLAIR, following reports she has been seen...

21st December 2006 0:00



Lost Star Lilly's Home Destroyed By Fire

The Hawaii home rented by LOST star EVANGELINE LILLY burned down to the ground yesterday (20DEC06), but nobody was hurt. The house, which Lilly...

21st December 2006 0:00



Gervais Turned Down 80 Movie Roles

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS turned down 80 movies roles after finding fame in hit comedy THE OFFICE. Gervais insists he only now feels like a...

21st December 2006 0:00



Johansson Wants To Remake Evita

SCARLETT JOHANSSON is desperate to surpass the precedent set by MADONNA in a proposed big screen remake of EVITA. The LOST IN TRANSLATION beauty...

21st December 2006 0:00



Winehouse Takes Revenge On Old School Teacher

British singer AMY WINEHOUSE took revenge on an old teacher by setting off a fire alarm during a recent visit to her old school. The REHAB singer...

21st December 2006 0:00



Bassist Takes Over As Darkness Frontman

THE DARKNESS have reportedly named bassist RICHIE EDWARDS as the group's new frontman, following the surprise departure of JUSTIN HAWKINS in October...

21st December 2006 0:00



Beyonce Shocked By Jay-z And Rihanna Rumours

Pop star BEYONCE KNOWLES was shocked when people assumed her hit RING THE ALARM was about her boyfriend JAY-Z and RIHANNA. Reports falsely linked...

21st December 2006 0:00



Federline Fired From Modelling Gig

Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS isn't the only one dumping husband KEVIN FEDERLINE - he has also been dropped as the face of clothing line Five Star...

21st December 2006 0:00



Rowling Dreaming Of Harry Potter

British author JK ROWLING is so stressed putting the finishing touches to her final HARRY POTTER book, she has started dreaming about the boy wizard...

21st December 2006 0:00



Jamelia Hoping For Better Fortunes In 2007

British pop star JAMELIA has vowed to put the woes of 2006 behind her and come back bigger and better in the new year (07). The SUPERSTAR singer was...

21st December 2006 0:00



Idol Winner Hicks To Star In New Orleans Carnival

AMERICAN IDOL winner TAYLOR HICKS has signed up to appear as a grand marshal during next year's (07) carnival season in New Orleans, Louisiana. The...

21st December 2006 0:00



Jolie/pitt Plan To Ease Back On Movie Schedule

ANGELINA JOLIE has warned movie fans to expect to see less of her and boyfriend BRAD PITT on the big screen, because the couple want to devote...

21st December 2006 0:00



Simpson Conducts Relationships Over The Phone

Actress/singer JESSICA SIMPSON gets intimate with her dates over the telephone, in a bid to protect her boyfriends from the paparazzi. Simpson was...

21st December 2006 0:00



Smith Wants More Kids

WILL SMITH wants to add to his family but is struggling to persuade wife JADA PINKETT SMITH to fall pregnant. The ALI actor already has son JADEN,...

21st December 2006 0:00



Michael Plays Free Concert To Thank Nurses

Pop superstar GEORGE MICHAEL performed a special concert yesterday (20DEC06) to pay tribute to the British nurses who cared for his late mother...

21st December 2006 0:00



50 Cent Seduced By Older Woman

Rapper 50 Cent was stunned when an older woman seduced him and convinced him to lose his virginity when he was only 12 years old. The IN DA CLUB...

21st December 2006 0:00



Kooks Star Inspired To Be A Musician By Late Father

THE KOOKS frontman LUKE PRITCHARD was inspired to become a musician by his father, even though he died when the NAIVE singer was only three. The...

21st December 2006 0:00



Olsen Plays With Platinum Style

MARY KATE-OLSEN has unveiled a dramatic new look - she is now a platinum blonde. The 18-year-old is a huge fan of fashion and regularly likes to...

21st December 2006 0:00



De Niro Loves Fine Dining But Can't Cook

Oscar winner ROBERT DE NIRO loves fine dining so much, he has invested in several restaurants but has never actually learned to cook. The TAXI...

21st December 2006 0:00



Hoskins Suffered To Be Badger

British actor BOB HOSKINS is still suffering from recurrent aches and pains after playing BADGER in an upcoming TV version of THE WIND IN THE...

21st December 2006 0:00



Jamaican Broadcaster Willoughby Dies

Respected Jamaican radio broadcaster NEVILLE WILLOUGHBY, famed for his interviews with late reggae legend BOB MARLEY, has died. He was 69. ...

21st December 2006 0:00



Berry Records Debut Album

Oscar winner HALLE BERRY is turning her hand to music and has just finished recording a self-titled album which will be released next year (07). The...

21st December 2006 0:00



Beckham Cut Hair For Sake Of Love Life

VICTORIA BECKHAM made the decision to have her hair cut into a bob because her trademark hair extensions interfered with her love life with husband...

21st December 2006 0:00



Foxy Brown Slams Media For Negative Stories

Hip-hop star FOXY BROWN is furious the media only reports her misdemeanours and ignores all of the good things she does. The rapper, real name INGA...

21st December 2006 0:00



G-unit Star Injured In Belgian Brawl

G-UNIT rapper 40 GLOCC was injured when violence broke out following a performance in Belgium last week (15DEC06). 40 Glocc was left with a cut to...

21st December 2006 0:00



Chinese Funnyman Ma Ji Dies

Popular Chinese TV comedian MA JI died yesterday (20DEC06) after suffering a heart attack. He was 72. Ma - real name MA SHUHUAI - passed away at the...

21st December 2006 0:00



Zellweger Refuses To Battle The Paparazzi

RENEE ZELLWEGER allows paparazzi photographers to hound her, because she would rather contend with them than be surrounded by security guards. The...

21st December 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2625

Former LOST star MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ has hired AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL finalist MELROSE BICKERSTAFF to design for her clothing line Ishkidada. The...

21st December 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2624

Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS' new neighbours at her recently-purchased Beverly Hills estate are GWEN STEFANI and GAVIN ROSSDALE.

21st December 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3641

"You cross off a lot of them (zeros from your salary). Nobody's encouraging us to do these. They're like, 'Can't you do one that will actually...

21st December 2006 0:00



The Things They

"His wedding was world news. I am so jealous of him right now! World news! Iraq and Tom." WILL SMITH jokes about TOM CRUISE's level of fame.

21st December 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3640

"Someone said I had my boobs done. These boobs are mine! They're real!" Rocker COURTNEY LOVE sets the record straight over rumours she's had her...

21st December 2006 0:00



Australia Sees Red Over Pink

Pink has angered Australian ministers and farmers over her boycott of Australian wool.She recently called for a boycott of Australian wool over the...

21st December 2006 7:40



Paris And Jessica Are 'Dumb Blondes'

Comedienne Joan Rivers has stolen some of Pink's song lyrics and used them to slate Paris Hilton and Jessica Simpson.In words of appeal for donations...

21st December 2006 7:40



Cowell Announces Grease Talent Search

Simon Cowell has announced that his next TV challenge will be a talent search for a new stage production of Grease.The music supremo is on the...

21st December 2006 10:13



Mel B 'Hires Hotshot Lawyer' For Murphy Battle

Mel B has reportedly hired one of Hollywood's most successful lawyers in her attempt to prove that Eddie Murphy is the father of her unborn baby.The...

21st December 2006 11:53



British Kids 'Loving' American Dream

In an age of Asbos, happy-slapping and camera phone-recorded muggings in Britain, it may seem odd that one of the biggest selling DVDs for teens this...

21st December 2006 12:15



Hollywood Auction 'Unveils Top Secrets'

Some of Hollywood's biggest secrets are set to be revealed next year, as a treasure trove of documents belonging to 20th Century Fox are put up for...

21st December 2006 12:15



Woman's Hour Jenni Murray Diagnosed With Cancer

Jenni Murray, the presenter of BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour, has been diagnosed with breast cancer.The 56-year-old broadcaster told listeners this...

21st December 2006 15:15



Dawson Backs Himself To Win Strictly

21st December 2006 15:47



Final Harry Potter Book Named

JK Rowling has announced that the seventh and final Harry Potter book is to be named Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.Fans of the novels have to...

21st December 2006 16:09



George Michael Pays Tribute To Nurses

George Michael gave a free concert last night to nurses working in the NHS to thank them for the care they gave his late mother.Thousands attended...

21st December 2006 16:41



Movie Reviews: The Good German

Several critics suggest that The Good German, starring George Clooney, is a movie whose plot not only takes place in the post World War II era but...

21st December 2006 18:33



Movie Reviews: Dreamgirls

Even though it will be running in a fraction of the theaters of other major releases during the Christmas week, analysts are predicting that...

21st December 2006 18:33



Christian Group Regards Nativity Flop As Setback

The disappointing box-office performance of The Nativity Story represents a "very serious setback" for people of faith who were hoping that Hollywood...

21st December 2006 18:33



Talladega Nights Rises Over Pirates

Sony's Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby received the checkered flag last week as it came in first in sales among current DVD releases,...

21st December 2006 18:33



Pirates Chase Porn Producers

Producers of pornographic movies may be the biggest losers from online piracy, according to a new report by the NDP Group. In a study, NDP said that...

21st December 2006 18:33



Fcc Eases Entry Of Telcos Into Tv Distribution

Voting along party lines, the FCC, which currently has a Republican majority, approved an order to allow telephone companies to compete against cable...

21st December 2006 18:33



Big Screens, Smaller Profits Hit Circuit City

The price war over big-screen HDTV sets has apparently had a devastating effect on Circuit City, the second-largest consumer electronics retailer,...

21st December 2006 18:33



As The Nation Goes, So Go The News Nets

The apparent national shift in political sentiment seems to be reflected in the ratings for the cable news networks, with Fox News Network dropping...

21st December 2006 18:33



The Tv Obscenity Hearing -- On Tv

Warning viewers that "this program contains language some viewers may find offensive," C-SPAN on Wednesday carried oral arguments in Fox's challenge...

21st December 2006 18:33



Nbc Giving Away Shows Online

NBC is giving viewers the opportunity to watch all of the previous episodes of 30 Rock and Friday Night Lights for free via NBC.com between now and...

21st December 2006 18:33


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