17th April 2007

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Pinter Accepts Honorary Doctorate

Legendary English playwright HAROLD PINTER received a honorary doctorate from Britain's respected Leeds University on Friday (13Apr07). The...

17th April 2007 1:46



Stuntman Williams Dead At 85

JACK WILLIAMS, a revered Hollywood stuntman who appeared in Gone With The Wind and countless western classics, has died in California. He was 85. ...

17th April 2007 1:46



Pesci Clashes With Williams Over Parking

JOE PESCI had a blazing argument with British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS after one of the singer's friends blocked the actor's driveway. The...

17th April 2007 1:46



The Things They Say 4482

"When you watch yourself walk away, you're like, 'Wow!' It keeps me on a really good diet." Pop star WILLA FORD on wearing a fat suit for her...

17th April 2007 1:46



Ronson And Winehouse Romance 'Hysterical'

Superstar DJ MARK RONSON has laughed off rumours of a romance with English singer AMY WINEHOUSE, dubbing them "hysterical". British newspapers...

17th April 2007 1:46



Beckham To Dance With The Stars?

Former SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM may follow in the footsteps of fellow Brit Heather Mills after she was offered a spot on US talent show DANCING...

17th April 2007 1:46



Van Halen Gets Back On Track After Rehab

Rocker EDDIE VAN HALEN is set to make his first public appearance after a recent rehab stint at a NASCAR race meeting this weekend (21Apr07). The...

17th April 2007 1:46



Ferry Apologises For Nazi Comments

LATEST: British rocker BRYAN FERRY has apologised "unreservedly" for praising the Nazi propaganda machine. The Roxy Music singer, 61, was recently...

17th April 2007 1:46



Lopez And Anthony Sue National Enquirer

Singing/acting couple JENNIFER LOPEZ and MARC ANTHONY are suing US tabloid National Enquirer in several European courts, over allegations they were...

17th April 2007 1:46



The Things They Say 4484

"I have the distinction of directing the only movie with ANTHONY HOPKINS in the lead that will never be released." ALEC BALDWIN on his ill-fated...

17th April 2007 1:46



Walters + Baranski Added To Mamma Mia Cast

LATSET: JULIE WALTERS and CHRISTINE BARANSKI have been added to the cast of ABBA-themed movie musical MAMMA MIA! The respected actresses will join...

17th April 2007 1:46



The Things They Say 4483

"For a movie that was so hated initially, people seem to like it now." Moviemaker PAUL VERHOEVEN is baffled by the news his movie Showgirls is being...

17th April 2007 1:46



The Color Purple Breaks Broadway Theatre Records

Former American Idol champ FANTASIA BARRINO has helped give smash hit musical THE COLOR PURPLE its best week ever after shattering the house record...

17th April 2007 1:46



Actor Charged With Killing Girlfriend's Cat

Baseball ace-turned-actor JOE PETCKA was charged with killing his girlfriend's cat in a New York City court on Friday (13Apr07). Petcka, who...

17th April 2007 1:46



Branson Cleans Up Necker Island

Virgin Records founder RICHARD BRANSON has turned his Caribbean island, Necker Island, into an all-green paradise. The media mogul has become a...

17th April 2007 3:34



Bedingfield Set For Ne-yo Magic

NATASHA BEDINGFIELD is set to become the latest female singer to work with R+B singer/songwriter NE-YO. The Unwritten star follows in the footsteps...

17th April 2007 3:34



Snoop Sells Mtv Cribs Home

SNOOP DOGG is selling the mansion he once showed off on an episode of MTV Cribs. The rapper is asking $2 million (GBP1 million) for the...

17th April 2007 3:34



Kiedis Blasts Rehab

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS frontman ANTHONY KIEDIS has urged troubled stars to steer clear of rehab - because the clinics' treatment "don't help". The...

17th April 2007 3:34



Bono And The Edge To Pen Spider-man Musical?

U2 stars BONO and THE EDGE are reportedly in negotiations to pen the score for a new Broadway SPIDER-MAN musical. Tony-Award winning Lion King...

17th April 2007 3:34



Charges Dropped Against Village People Star

LATEST: Former THE VILLAGE PEOPLE singer VICTOR WILLIS has escaped charges following his recent arrest for allegedly beating his girlfriend. The...

17th April 2007 3:34



The Things They Say 4487

"She's got two kids and animals, and I think she's a nibbler. There'd be crumbs everywhere." RICHARD GERE wouldn't lease his home to PRETTY WOMAN...

17th April 2007 3:34



The Things They Say 4486

"The philosophy that I've embraced isn't about sitting under a tree and studying my navel, it's about studying what is going on in my daily life and...

17th April 2007 3:34



Gere Tested Lowell With Horseride

RICHARD GERE knew his wife CAREY LOWELL was his perfect match when he took her for a full-on horseriding adventure - to test her. The movie star...

17th April 2007 3:34



Roberts' Husband Buys Actress New Car

JULIA ROBERTS' husband DANNY MODER has given the actress' environmental crusade a big boost, buying her a biodiesel car. The pregnant actress was...

17th April 2007 3:34



Maguire Makes Spider-man 3 A Family Affair

TOBEY MAGUIRE turned last night's (16Apr07) SPIDER-MAN 3 world premiere in Japan into a family affair - because he couldn't bear to be apart from...

17th April 2007 3:34



Hatcher Wins Toilet Paper Gown Contest At Longoria's Shower

TERI HATCHER even looks good in toilet paper - as DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES co-star EVA LONGORIA discovered at her wedding shower party on Sunday...

17th April 2007 3:34



Australian Actress Saunders Dies

Australian indigenous actress JUSTINE SAUNDERS died in a Sydney hospital on Sunday (15Apr07). She was 54. The Queensland-born star lost a long...

17th April 2007 3:34



Spider-man Director Raimi Considers The Hobbit

SPIDER-MAN 4 is beginning to look a little shaky - director SAM RAIMI is looking to tackle literary epic THE HOBBIT. The moviemaker, who is the...

17th April 2007 3:34



British Paper Apologises For Welch Drug Allegations

British newspaper The Mail On Sunday has apologised to actress RAQUEL WELCH after claiming her daughter TAHNEE had suffered a drug problem. Instead...

17th April 2007 3:34



The Things They Say 4485

"I just like a good Jewish boy." MANDY MOORE on her preference for Jewish men.

17th April 2007 3:34



Rollins Dreams Of Becoming A Pip

Punk icon HENRY ROLLINS has a secret dream to back soul queen Gladys Knight. The former Black Flag star is an unlikely fan of Gladys Knight + The...

17th April 2007 3:34



Fascinating Fact 3123

KISS star GENE SIMMONS is in negotiations to launch a new energy drink.

17th April 2007 3:34



Wentz: 'I Can't Go Gay'

FALL OUT BOY star PETE WENTZ could never turn fully gay - because he hates the look of penises. The rocker recently thrilled his homosexual and...

17th April 2007 3:34



'Fame-seeking' Spector Jurors Warned By Judge

The Los Angeles judge presiding over the PHIL SPECTOR murder trial has warned prospective jurors the case would not be an opportunity for them to...

17th April 2007 7:50



Underwood Wins Big At Cmt Music Awards

American Idol star CARRIE UNDERWOOD was the big winner at the Country Music Television (CMT) Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee last night...

17th April 2007 7:50



The Things They Say 4488

"I don't know where that Playgirl thing came from, but the bottom line is, that's not me." Former Beverly Hills, 90210 star IAN ZIERING denies...

17th April 2007 7:50



Longoria Loves A Sportsman

Sexy actress EVA LONGORIA is completely captivated by sportsmen with a particular penchant for soccer stars THIERRY HENRY and DAVID BECKHAM. The...

17th April 2007 7:50



Travolta's Sophia Loren Impression

PULP FICTION star JOHN TRAVOLTA entertained castmates on new movie WILD HOGS by impersonating screen siren SOPHIA LOREN. The actor discovered he had...

17th April 2007 7:50



Kudrow The Copycat

Former Friends star LISA KUDROW has confessed to "stealing" the acting style of her idol Diane Keaton. Kudrow, 43, based her Friends character...

17th April 2007 7:50



Tarantino Credits 'God' For Success

Hollywood director QUENTIN TARANTINO credits God for his phenomenal career success. The 44-year-old, whose new film Grindhouse was recently released...

17th April 2007 7:50



Hilton Offends Swiss Fans

Hotel heiress PARIS HILTON shocked fans in the Swiss city of Basel, after announcing she was "delighted" to be in Zurich. The socialite is in Basel...

17th April 2007 7:50



Cruise And Holmes Miss Out On Dream Home

LATEST: Hollywood couple TOM CRUISE and KATIE HOLMES have failed to land a $20 million (GBP10.2 million) apartment in New York City's Dakota...

17th April 2007 7:50



Moore Brought Ground Zero Workers To Cuba

Controversial filmmaker MICHAEL MOORE reportedly brought sick Ground Zero relief workers to Cuba in a bid to show the Communist nation's medical care...

17th April 2007 7:50



Dunst And Borrell Go Public At Spider-man Premiere

Actress KIRSTEN DUNST and English rocker JOHNNY BORRELL have gone public with their new romance at the world premiere of SPIDER-MAN 3 in Tokyo,...

17th April 2007 7:50



Fascinating Fact 3124

ALICE COOPER's upcoming autobiography will be called Alice Cooper, Golf Monster: A Rock 'N' Roller's 12 Steps To Becoming A Golf Addict.

17th April 2007 7:50



Gest 'Felt Nothing' At Dad's Funeral

Music producer DAVID GEST "felt nothing" at his father Jesse's funeral after enduring years of beatings at the hand of his parent. LIZA MINNELLI's...

17th April 2007 7:50



Ronson Regrets Slamming 'Annoying' Stone

Music producer MARK RONSON regrets labelling soul star JOSS STONE as "annoying" - after reading the headlines his comments made. The DJ criticised...

17th April 2007 7:50



Church Laughs Off Wedding Rumours

Welsh singer CHARLOTTE CHURCH has laughed off reports she is planning to wed before giving birth in September (07), insisting she doesn't want to be...

17th April 2007 7:50



Stewart To Wed At Burton/taylor Proposal Spot

Veteran rocker ROD STEWART will reportedly wed his fiancee PENNY LANCASTER at the romantic Italian spot where RICHARD BURTON proposed to DAME...

17th April 2007 7:50



Gibb To Build New Home On Cash Site

LATEST: Former BEE GEE BARRY GIBB has vowed to build another home on the site where JOHNNY CASH's house burnt down last week (10Apr07). Gibb and his...

17th April 2007 7:50



Ferry Apologises For Nazi Comments

Singer Bryan Ferry has apologised "unreservedly" for his comments to a German newspaper when he called the Nazis "amazing". While speaking to the...

17th April 2007 8:27



J-lo Sues National Enquirer

Actress and singer Jennifer Lopez and her husband Marc Anthony are suing the US tabloid National Enquirer in European courts.The pair are angry over...

17th April 2007 8:27



Lily: America Is Boring

LILY ALLEN has decided attempting to break America is "boring" and has postponed the next leg of her US tour.The 21-year-old singer has admitted she...

17th April 2007 10:31



Psycho Honoured For Iconic Shower Scene

Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 movie Psycho has been named as the film with the most memorable bathroom scene in cinema history.Janet Leigh's character...

17th April 2007 11:28



Strummer Benefit Tickets On Sale

Tickets are now on sale for a special benefit concert in November marking the fifth anniversary of the legendary Acton Town Hall show by Clash...

17th April 2007 12:36



Booker Prize Winner Nominated For Orange Award

Kiran Desai, who was awarded the Booker prize last year, has been included in the shortlist for the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction.Desai's The...

17th April 2007 12:36



Beyonce Moving To Def Jam?

R+B superstar BEYONCE KNOWLES has sparked reports she is planning a move to boyfriend SHAWN 'JAY-Z' CARTER's Def Jam label, so that he can help to...

17th April 2007 12:58



Spears Faces Lawsuit For Sacking Manager

Pop superstar BRITNEY SPEARS is facing legal action after reportedly sacking her long term manager LARRY RUDOLPH last Friday (13Apr07). The Toxic...

17th April 2007 12:58



Allen Confirms Us Tour Cancellations

LATEST: British pop star LILY ALLEN has confirmed reports she has scrapped some of her US tour dates next month (May07), because she is "tired". The...

17th April 2007 12:58



Fascinating Fact 3125

An Omega watch worn by James Bond star Daniel Craig in the hit movie Casino Royale was bought by a mystery British buyer for GBP102,712 ($201,000) at...

17th April 2007 12:58



Magic Roundabout Makes Tv Comeback

Children's show THE MAGIC ROUNDABOUT is set to make a return to UK TV screens, two years after a movie version struggled at the box office. The cult...

17th April 2007 12:58



Brody Wants The O.c. Spin-off

THE O.C. star ADAM BRODY has been in "mourning" since the teen drama was axed over poor viewing figures, but hopes to front a spin-off series. The...

17th April 2007 12:58



Mills Praised For Courage After Dancing With The Stars Slip

HEATHER MILLS was praised for her bravery last night (16Apr07) after she slipped and fell while competing on US TV talent show DANCING WITH THE...

17th April 2007 12:58



Nude Moss Photos Up For Auction

Nude photographs of British supermodel KATE MOSS are expected to sell for a total of $74,000 (GBP37,950), when they are auctioned off in London at...

17th April 2007 12:58



Paramount Pay Out Over Mi:3 Stunt

Movie giant Paramount has agreed to pay $75,000 (GBP38,460) to the US Attorney's office after a marketing stunt for MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE III prompted...

17th April 2007 12:58



Hanks Will Be Top Hollywood Earner

TOM HANKS will become the highest paid actor in Hollywood history when he stars in a follow up to THE DA VINCI CODE. Columbia Pictures has...

17th April 2007 12:58



Sahara Stars' Pampering Doubled Movie Budget

MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY and PENELOPE CRUZ have been accused of causing the $80 million (GBP41 million) budget for action film Sahara to double because of...

17th April 2007 12:58



The Horrors Stay Loyal To Fans

British rockers THE HORRORS turned down the opportunity to support ARCTIC MONKEYS and MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE, because it would have meant letting loyal...

17th April 2007 12:58



Spears' Generous Charity Donations

Popstar BRITNEY SPEARS may have been busy partying with pals Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan last year (06), but she still managed to give GBP300,000...

17th April 2007 12:58



Average White Band's Lucky Escape

Scottish soul stars AVERAGE WHITE BAND had a lucky escape after a roof collapsed on their stage set, damaging their equipment. The band had...

17th April 2007 12:58



Singer Staton Dies

Jazz singer DAKOTA STATON has died in New York. She was 76. The 1950s singer had been in poor health following a stroke in 1999 and passed away at...

17th April 2007 12:58



Barat And Doherty Kept Gig Secret

Rocker CARL BARAT kept a reunion gig with his former LIBERTINES bandmate PETE DOHERTY secret, because they didn't want a "circus" surrounding the...

17th April 2007 12:58



Martin Murdered For Ash Movie

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN was "gruesomely" killed off in a movie produced by Irish rockers ASH. But fans will never get to see Martin...

17th April 2007 12:58



Forest Whitaker Adds Star To Trophy Cabinet

Last King of Scotland star Forest Whitaker has been awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.The 45-year-old actor won an Oscar, a Golden Globe,...

17th April 2007 12:59



Lily Allen Cancels Us Dates

Lily Allen has cancelled a number of her May and June US tour commitments saying that she is "tired".The LDN and Smile star made the announcement on...

17th April 2007 13:22



Goody's Bush Fire Fighting

Jade Goody battled a bush fire with buckets of water while on holiday in the Caribbean, according to reports.The Big Brother contestant was away with...

17th April 2007 13:38



London Artist Wins Mercury Art Prize

A 27-year-old student from London has been awarded the Nationwide Mercury art prize at a ceremony held in Covent Garden.Mark Melvin, who is studying...

17th April 2007 15:27



Foundations Of Cash Home To Be Preserved

The former home of legendary country singer Johnny Cash will have it foundations preserved as part of a new home after the original was destroyed by...

17th April 2007 15:50



Hanks Breaks Bank With Dan Brown Film

TOM HANKS is set to top Hollywood's rich list with the biggest ever payment to a movie star.The DA VINCI CODE actor is set to appear in the prequel...

17th April 2007 15:50



Shetty Defends Gere Kiss

LATEST: Bollywood actress SHILPA SHETTY has defended actor RICHARD GERE after his public show of affection sparked protests in India. The Pretty...

17th April 2007 17:35



Yun-fat Quits Woo Movie

Chinese actor CHOW YUN-FAT has been criticised for pulling out of historical epic RED CLIFF after movie bosses reportedly refused his 'demands' ...

17th April 2007 17:35



Lennon Lid Up For Auction

An aluminium saucepan lid signed by JOHN LENNON and YOKO ONO is expected to fetch GBP1,200 ($2,340) at an auction in London. The musical duo signed...

17th April 2007 17:35



Do Or Die Rapper's Girlfriend Found Guilty Of Bribing Witness

The girlfriend of American rapper DARNELL 'BELO' SMITH has been convicted of obstructing the course of justice and bribing a witness involved in her...

17th April 2007 17:35



Timberlake: 'Stipe Made Me Cry'

Pop superstar JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE was "almost in tears" when REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE praised his hit single Cry Me a River. The SexyBack singer...

17th April 2007 17:35



Wainwright: 'Rape Changed Me For The Better'

RUFUS WAINWRIGHT refuses to blame the man who raped him as a teenager, insisting the experience stopped him from leading an hedonistic life. The...

17th April 2007 17:35



Jam Master Jay Suspect Denies Killings

The man US authorities have publicly named as a suspect in the fatal shooting of JAM MASTER JAY has denied any involvement in the murder, accusing...

17th April 2007 17:35



Bono Wins Support Of World Leaders In Africa Plea

U2 frontman BONO has successfully brought the issue of African poverty to the world's wealthiest nations. The Irish rocker, a campaigner for third...

17th April 2007 17:35



Fisher: 'I Fancy Borat'

Actress ISLA FISHER admits she has a crush on someone other than fiance SACHA BARON COHEN - his alter ego Borat. The Wedding Crashers star, who is...

17th April 2007 17:35



Mehta Defends Film Role

Canadian filmmaker DEEPA MEHTA has denied he stole the credit for Oscar-nominated film WATER from his "dear friend" ANURAG KASHYAP. Kashyap believes...

17th April 2007 17:35



Hayek Speaks Up For Women

Pregnant actress SALMA HAYEK has hit out at the "unfair" expectations of women, insisting there is too much pressure on working females today. The...

17th April 2007 17:35



Travolta: 'I Am As Famous As Elvis'

Hollywood actor JOHN TRAVOLTA has boasted he is as famous as ELVIS PRESLEY and MARILYN MONROE. The Pulp Fiction star insists he is as iconic as...

17th April 2007 17:35



Happy Feet Director Receives Top Honour

Award-winning director GEORGE MILLER is set to receive an honorary degree from the Australian Film Television and Radio School. The director of...

17th April 2007 17:35



Anderson Laughs Off Unflattering Snaps

Former BAYWATCH star PAMELA ANDERSON has laughed off unflattering photographs from her Hawaiian beach break, claiming they prove she has not had...

17th April 2007 17:35



Three 6 Mafia Stars Woo Hayek + Cruz

Oscar-winning rap duo THREE 6 MAFIA have penned an open love letter to best pals SALMA HAYEK and PENELOPE CRUZ, asking the actresses to move to...

17th April 2007 19:53



Led Zeppelin Reform For Ertegun Memorial

The surviving members of rock supergroup LED ZEPPELIN will reform in New York tonight (17Apr07) for a private memorial for their late boss, Atlantic...

17th April 2007 19:53



Madonna Media Pelted By Stones

MADONNA has found an army of unlikely allies as she attempts to avoid the media on a trip back to her adopted baby David's hometown in Malawi - local...

17th April 2007 19:53



The Things They Say 4490

"I've got the attention span of a hummingbird." SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS on his Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD).

17th April 2007 19:53



Luke Wilson: 'Stop Comparing My Physique To Owen'

Actor LUKE WILSON is used to living in the shadow of his brother OWEN, but wishes tabloid newspapers would stop holding polls comparing their...

17th April 2007 19:53



Entourage Shoot On Ron Jeremy's Balcony

Porn star RON JEREMY is delighted US TV drama ENTOURAGE is shooting in his Los Angeles apartment - they have cleaned up five years' worth of bird...

17th April 2007 19:53



Chappelle Sets New Stand-up Record At Laugh Factory

Funnyman DAVE CHAPPELLE has set a new record at Hollywood comedy club The Laugh Factory, after performing for six hours and seven minutes. Chappelle...

17th April 2007 19:53



Ferrell Video An Internet Smash

Funnyman WILL FERRELL is taking the internet by storm after posting a homemade-looking video, which has so far been watched by 1.5 million people,...

17th April 2007 19:53



Luke Wilson: 'I Miss Owen'

Hollywood actor LUKE WILSON is finding life away from his older brother and former flatmate OWEN tough and misses him so much he regularly joins him...

17th April 2007 19:53



Herzigova Loves Being Pregnant

Supermodel EVA HERZIGOVA is enjoying pregnancy so much she wants to be with child for the next 10 years. The Czech model is seven months pregnant...

17th April 2007 19:53



Wiggle Welcomes Son

THE WIGGLES star ANTHONY FIELD is celebrating after the birth of his first son. Baby Antonio Carlos was born to the children's entertainer and his...

17th April 2007 19:53



Washington To Play Abused Priest

Outspoken GREY'S ANATOMY star ISAIAH WASHINGTON is set for more controversy when he plays a sexually abused Catholic priest in a new independent...

17th April 2007 19:53



The Things They Say 4489

"They should be shown to all the girls going into rehab - just watch my Behind The Music episodes and learn what not to do." STEVIE NICKS suggests...

17th April 2007 19:53



Fascinating Fact 3127

WHITESNAKE star DAVID COVERDALE has become a US citizen. The English-born singer made the move official during a private swearing-in ceremony in...

17th April 2007 19:53



Fascinating Fact 3126

GWEN STEFANI will open Las Vegas' new concert venue, Pearl, on Saturday night (21Apr07).

17th April 2007 19:53



Lavigne Number One In Europe

Rocker AVRIL LAVIGNE sits atop the European singles chart with Girlfriend, after fighting off challenges from Justin Timberlake and Gwen Stefani. ...

17th April 2007 19:53



Rihanna Denies Omarion Romance

R+B star RIHANNA has dismissed reports she is dating singer/actor OMARION. The 19-year-old has enjoyed a series of dinner engagements with the You...

17th April 2007 19:53



Rush Star Stunned By Verdict

LATEST: RUSH star ALEX LIFESON was stunned when he heard the police deputies who arrested him and his son at a party in 2003 would not face charges...

17th April 2007 19:53



Nicks Puzzled About Lohan Biopic

Rocker STEVIE NICKS has poured scorn on reports LINDSAY LOHAN is set to play her in a new movie - because there's no such project. Lohan has been...

17th April 2007 19:53


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