3rd August 2007

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Gilmore's Guitar Wins Him Best Solo Honour

DAVID GILMORE's guitar work on PINK FLOYD's COMFORTABLY NUMB has topped a new poll of rock solos. The searing solo beat out Brian May rocking on...

3rd August 2007 1:39



Presley's Farm Up For Sale

The Tennessee farm ELVIS PRESLEY bought in 1974 is on the market for $4 million (GBP2 million). Presley bought the 70-acre estate and owned it until...

3rd August 2007 1:39



Sumner Blasts 'Arrogant' Hook Over New Order Split Remarks

LATEST: NEW ORDER star BERNARD SUMNER has fired back at ex-bandmate PETER HOOK's internet claims the group has split, calling the bass player...

3rd August 2007 1:39



Rihanna On Crutches After Running Into Chair

R+B star RIHANNA is hobbling about on crutches after accidentally running into a chair. The Umbrella singer, whose legs are insured for a million...

3rd August 2007 1:39



Fascinating Fact 3678

ALLI SIMS, BRITNEY SPEARS' cousin and ex-assistant, has teamed up with the TOXIC singer's one-time boyfriend J.R. ROTEM to launch a pop career. The...

3rd August 2007 1:39



The Things They Say 5314

"Someone gave me a diamond-studded jar of Vaseline - very strange." BEYONCE KNOWLES on the oddest gift a fan has ever given her.

3rd August 2007 1:39



'Ugly Chick' Anthony Recalls Meeting Legend Lavoe

Singer/actor MARC ANTHONY will never forget the first time he met HECTOR LAVOE, because the salsa legend thought the long-haired Anthony was the...

3rd August 2007 1:39



50 Fears For Hip-hop's Future

Rapper 50 CENT fears he's the last of a dying breed because the record industry won't be able to support another hip-hop superstar. 50 burst onto...

3rd August 2007 1:39



Shakira To Record A Duet For Pal Marquez's Epic

Colombian pop superstar SHAKIRA and singer PEDRO AZNAR are to team up to record a duet for new movie EL AMOR EN LOS TIEMPOS DE COLERA (LOVE IN THE...

3rd August 2007 1:39



Weather Halts Welsh Festival

LATEST: A Welsh rock festival has been cancelled after heavy rains left much of the U.K. underwater. The Fflam Festival in Swansea had originally...

3rd August 2007 1:39



Redgrave's Embarrassed Daughters Played Stylists

VANESSA REDGRAVE's daughters were so embarrassed by their mother's wardrobe at the height of her days as an activist they became unpaid stylists in a...

3rd August 2007 1:39



Rohm Plans Late Night Nuptials

LAW + ORDER star ELISABETH ROHM is planning a midnight wedding after entrepreneur RON WOOSTER proposed to her. The actress plans on wearing a...

3rd August 2007 1:39



Raver Strips For Vaseline

Pregnant NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM star KIM RAVER is baring all for a new Vaseline ad campaign. The 24 actress admits that being pregnant with her second...

3rd August 2007 1:39



The Things They Say 5316

"This whole party girl, rich girl, mindless attitude is becoming more pervasive. I hate the idea that women have to spend their lives shopping for...

3rd August 2007 1:39



The Things They Say 5315

"Prior to GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN', this was the largest asset in my family. It's worth about $250,000. Now I got cars in my yard that cost $400,000......

3rd August 2007 1:39



Adkins Pens New Book

Country star TRACE ADKINS is celebrating life as a self-confessed redneck in a new book. The Chrome singer has just completed work on his first...

3rd August 2007 1:39



Fascinating Fact 3680

LOIS + CLARK: THE NEW ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN star DEAN CAIN has landed a guest role, as villain DR. CURTIS KNOX, in an upcoming episode of Superman...

3rd August 2007 1:39



Fascinating Fact 3679

NICOLE RICHIE will serve her four-day sentence for driving under the influence at the Century Regional Detention Center in Lynwood, California - the...

3rd August 2007 1:39



The Things They Say 5317

"TOM (HANKS) said it was going straight to video." Actress ELIZABETH PERKINS admits her co-star had very little faith in their big movie hit BIG.

3rd August 2007 1:39



Lohan's Dad Worried About Daughter's Health

LINDSAY LOHAN's father MICHAEL is prepared to sever his relationship with his daughter, if it means she emerges from her current troubles a healthy...

3rd August 2007 1:39



Wek Hated Cleaning Bbc Toilets

Supermodel ALEK WEK has terrible memories of cleaning toilets at the BBC. The Sudanese refugee took a job at the BBC to help her pay for art...

3rd August 2007 1:39



The Things They Say 5318

"I think people should be shot if they blog." ELTON JOHN hates Internet bloggers.

3rd August 2007 7:44



Winehouse Is Vogue Cover Girl

British singer AMY WINEHOUSE is set to appear as the cover girl of American Vogue next month (Sep07). The star is rumoured to have been personally...

3rd August 2007 7:44



Elton Calls For Internet Blackout

SIR ELTON JOHN is convinced the only way to save music is to shut the Internet down. The British pop superstar fears there's "too much technology...

3rd August 2007 7:44



Madonna Lawyers Seek To Halt 'Intimate' Sale

Lawyers acting on behalf of MADONNA are battling to stop a sale of the star's love letters and intimate photographs. A series of saucy letters and...

3rd August 2007 7:44



Fascinating Fact 3681

Gay female fans of AMERICAN IDOL star KELLY CLARKSON refer to themselves as 'Kezbos'.

3rd August 2007 7:44



Wonder To Tour For The First Time In Over A Decade

Soul superstar STEVIE WONDER is set to embark on his first U.S. tour of the century after announcing a 13-city trek, which begins at the end on...

3rd August 2007 7:44



Winehouse Defends Gig-pulling Reputation

British singer AMY WINEHOUSE has defended her reputation for failing to show up at gigs, insisting it's because she is a "perfectionist". The Back...

3rd August 2007 7:44



The Things They Say 5319

"It hurt really bad and it was a little embarrassing but I got right back up." BEYONCE KNOWLES on the stage trip that sent her tumbling down a flight...

3rd August 2007 7:44



Clarkson Considers Ditching Men

Pop star KELLY CLARKSON is considering ditching the opposite sex - because men cause "so many problems" with her love life. The Since U Been Gone...

3rd August 2007 7:44



Gellar Credits Child Star Status With Saving Her

Former BUFFY star SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR credits her experiences as a child actress with saving her from leading a Hollywood bad-girl lifestyle. The...

3rd August 2007 7:44



Pfeiffer: 'I Was A Fat Tomboy'

Hollywood actress MICHELLE PFEIFFER suffered cruel taunts from teachers and schoolmates as a kid - because she was a fat tomboy. The star, who is...

3rd August 2007 7:44



Edmonds: 'Brown Has No Impact On My Relationship With Murphy'

EDDIE MURPHY's fiancee TRACEY EDMONDS insists the star's troubled relationship with SPICE GIRL MELANIE BROWN has had "absolutely no impact" on the...

3rd August 2007 7:44



Skinner Pleaded For Fans' Drugs

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER pleaded with fans at a gig in Scotland to give him their drugs - and the revellers happily obliged. The British star,...

3rd August 2007 7:44



The Things They Say 5320

"I'm going to be 47 this year and have had absolutely no plastic surgery. They wanted to show that a woman my age can still look like this." Actress...

3rd August 2007 7:44



Fascinating Fact 3682

ANNE HATHAWAY has been given a limited edition Timex Event watch, worth $4,000 (GBP2,000). The actress' timepiece is the second of 45 created to...

3rd August 2007 7:44



Maggie Gyllenhaal Almost Turned Down Batman

MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL almost turned down a starring role in the new BATMAN film THE DARK NIGHT - because she thought the movie would be too mainstream. ...

3rd August 2007 7:44



Deneuve Desperate To Work With Scorsese And Ford Coppola

Screen icon CATHERINE DENEUVE is desperate to work with Oscar-winning filmmakers MARTIN SCORSESE and FRANCIS FOLD COPPOLA - and has vowed to continue...

3rd August 2007 7:44



Klum Slams Beckham's 'Media Magnet'

Supermodel HEIDI KLUM has slammed her new neighbours DAVID and VICTORIA BECKHAM - because she's sick of the constant stream of snappers outside the...

3rd August 2007 7:44



Chanelle To Launch Music Career

Former Big Brother housemate Chanelle, who walked away from the house, is planning to launch a music career.The Victoria Beckham look-alike, who is...

3rd August 2007 7:45



Halfway Housemates Suffer In New Task

Big Brother made the 'halfway housemates' cringe with the announcement of their latest task.David, Kara-Louise, Shanessa and Tracey were told that...

3rd August 2007 7:45



Sadie Still Frosty With Pete Over Boat Drugs

SADIE FROST is still fuming with PETE DOHERTY after the rocker allegedly hid drugs in her bag on a holiday, according to the Sun.The newspaper claims...

3rd August 2007 10:54



Fflam Festival Cancelled

Swansea's Fflam music festival has been cancelled after scheduling problems prevented a rearranged date for the event being implemented.Fflam had...

3rd August 2007 11:44



Mccartney To Join Wilson In Concert

Music legends SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and BRIAN WILSON will team up for a one-off gig in London. MCCartney and the Beach Boys star were chart rivals 40...

3rd August 2007 12:48



Anthony Fumes Over Magazine Cover

MARC ANTHONY is reportedly furious with magazine bosses who have used technology to make his current wife JENNIFER LOPEZ and his ex-wife DAYANARA...

3rd August 2007 12:48



Mcgraw Robbed Onstage

Country star TIM MCGRAW was allegedly robbed by a female fan while performing onstage in Louisiana - and it was all caught on camera. A video posted...

3rd August 2007 12:48



Stars Vote Led Zeppelin Hit Best Guitar Track

LED ZEPPELIN's hit song BLACK DOG has been chosen by rock legends RONNIE WOOD, JIMMY PAGE and ANDY SUMMERS as the best guitar track in music history....

3rd August 2007 12:48



Madonna + Ritchie Top Fashion Poll

Pop superstar MADONNA and husband GUY RITCHIE have been voted the best dressed celebrity couple. The trendy couple beat off competition from Brad...

3rd August 2007 12:48



Heigl Sets Up Production Company With Her Mother

KATHERINE HEIGL is moving behind the camera - she has set up a production company with her mother, and the pair are planning a new action comedy...

3rd August 2007 12:48



Michelle Williams' Father Loses Extradition Appeal

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN actress MICHELLE WILLIAMS' father has lost his appeal against a second attempt to extradite him from Australia to the U.S. on tax...

3rd August 2007 12:48



Barkin Sues Ex For $3.4 Million

Actress ELLEN BARKIN is suing her ex-husband RONALD PERELMAN for $3.4 million (GBP1.7 million), insisting he promised the amount to her production...

3rd August 2007 12:48



Allen Goes Blog Happy

Grumpy singer LILY ALLEN has vowed to cheer up - because she's sick of newspapers printing the rants and raves she writes on her blog. The British...

3rd August 2007 12:48



Winehouse Eyes Beauty Career

AMY WINEHOUSE is determined to set up her own beauty salon when her busy singing schedule subsides. The British singer was recently revealed to be...

3rd August 2007 12:48



Cross Struggling To Be Parted From Twins

Actress MARCIA CROSS is struggling filming the fourth series of DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, because it's keeping her apart from her twin babies. The Emmy...

3rd August 2007 12:48



Johansson Inspires Fashion Campaign

SCARLETT JOHANSSON's role in GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING has inspired a new campaign for a French fashion house. The 22-year-old actress appears...

3rd August 2007 12:48



Christensen Claims Marriage Was A Sham

Supermodel HELENA CHRISTENSEN has hinted her marriage to actor NORMAN REEDUS wasn't legitimate - after claiming she has never been married. The...

3rd August 2007 12:48



Langham On Suicide Watch

LATEST: British comedy star CHRIS LANGHAM is on suicide watch in jail after telling a jury he wanted "to die". Langham was convicted on Thursday...

3rd August 2007 12:48



Cowell Plans 'Pop Idol Movie'

X-Factor chief Simon Cowell is planning a movie inspired by the successful talent shows he has launched in the US and the UK.The project, tentatively...

3rd August 2007 12:58



Will Young Set For Proms In The Park

Will Young has been added to the line up for this year's BBC Proms in the Park taking place in London's Hyde Park on September 8th. The event occurs...

3rd August 2007 15:08



New Casualty Set 100 Years Ago

A special three-part series of Casualty set in 1907 will be shown on BBC1 this autumn following on from the popular 1906 special.Starring former...

3rd August 2007 15:08



Lily Allen Works On New Songs In Ny

Lily Allen has been busy laying down tracks for her new album in recording sessions taking place in New York.The cheeky popstar noted that her new...

3rd August 2007 15:47



Mel B Meets With Eddie's Ex

SPICE GIRLS singer MELANIE BROWN has been spotted dining with ex-EDDIE MURPHY's former wife NICOLE MITCHELL in Hollywood.Just days after Mel B had...

3rd August 2007 16:10



Liam And Amy's Romance Blossoms

Big Brother contestants Liam and Amy have continued their flirting in the house culminating in a bedtime snog yesterday evening.The pair have been...

3rd August 2007 16:32



West To Rap With Swedish Trio

Rapper KANYE WEST will team up with Swedish trio PETER, BJORN + JOHN for a special concert in Gothenburg. The Gold Digger hitmaker is believed to...

3rd August 2007 16:53



Timberlake Goes Ring Shopping For Biel

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has fuelled rumours he's getting serious with new girlfriend JESSICA BIEL by shopping for rings. Biel recently quashed reports...

3rd August 2007 16:53



Judge Rejects Spector's Delay Plea

LATEST: The judge in the PHIL SPECTOR murder trial has rejected a personal plea by the music producer to postpone proceedings for 24 hours because...

3rd August 2007 16:53



Aguilera Cancels New Zealand Leg Of Tour

LATEST: Pop superstar CHRISTINA AGUILERA has cancelled the New Zealand leg of her world tour after falling ill in Australia. The Fighter hitmaker...

3rd August 2007 16:53



De Niro's New York Restaurant Sued

A Manhattan restaurant partly owned by Hollywood actor ROBERT DE NIRO has been named in a lawsuit filed in New York for failing to pay employees'...

3rd August 2007 16:53



Dog The Bounty Hunter's Mexican Charges Dropped

LATEST: American TV star DUANE 'DOG' CHAPMAN has escaped charges relating to a 2003 bounty hunting mission in Mexico. The star of Dog The Bounty...

3rd August 2007 16:53



Lohan Booked For First Dui Hours After Elle Denial

LATEST: LINDSAY LOHAN promised a magazine journalist her wild ways were behind her just hours before her May (07) DUI arrest, it has emerged. In an...

3rd August 2007 16:53



Wolf Shames School Bullies

British singer PATRICK WOLF credits playground bullying with giving him the mental toughness to succeed in the music industry. The 24-year-old had...

3rd August 2007 16:53



Ditto To Pay Back Debt With Song Dedication

GOSSIP singer BETH DITTO is to re-pay a long-standing debt to a friend who kick-started the band's career with her credit card. Lesbian rocker Ditto...

3rd August 2007 16:53



Gere Is A 'Bad Buddhist'

Actor RICHARD GERE fears he is a bad Buddhist because he killed hoards of cockroaches when he was living in New York. Hollywood veteran Gere is a...

3rd August 2007 16:53



Everett Defends Cruise's Scientology

British actor RUPERT EVERETT has leapt to the defence of TOM CRUISE after his Scientology beliefs recently sparked controversy in Germany. The Shrek...

3rd August 2007 16:53



Chan To Continue Stunt Work Into Old Age

Martial arts star JACKIE CHAN has refused the help of stunt doubles on set, insisting, "I'll do it myself until my body will tell me stop". The...

3rd August 2007 16:53



Willis Wows Florida Crowd With His Blues Band

Hollywood action man BRUCE WILLIS proved he was much more than a movie star when he wowed Florida fans fronting a blues band. The versatile...

3rd August 2007 16:53



The Things They Say 5322

"I was concussed and broke some ribs... Anything for the film." NICOLE KIDMAN suffered for her art on the set of new film THE INVASION when a car...

3rd August 2007 16:53



Fascinating Fact 3683

Hit movie musical HAIRSPRAY is to be re-released as a sing-along film on Friday (03Aug07). Select U.S. cinemas will air the special edition print of...

3rd August 2007 16:53



The Things They Say 5321

"He's a retired dentist and always wanted me to be a hygienist. He still throws floss in my purse all the time." HAIRSPRAY star AMANDA BYNES' dad...

3rd August 2007 16:53



Viacom To Alter Traditional Ads On Its Cable Channels

Viacom-owned cable networks, which include MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick at Night, Comedy Central, and BET, plan to experiment in the way they present...

3rd August 2007 18:34



Edwards Steps Up Attack On Fox News And Murdoch

Presidential candidate John Edwards has called on his Democratic rivals to refuse to accept contributions from News Corp as a way of protesting its...

3rd August 2007 18:34



Bridge Created From Public To Cable News Nets

In what Broadcast & Cable magazine described as a case of "you report, we decide," both Fox News and CNN relied heavily on video and cell-phone...

3rd August 2007 18:34



Movie Reviews: Bratz

A day after the recall of millions of Chinese-made toys because of the lead content of their paint, critics are trashing Bratz, based on a line...

3rd August 2007 18:34



Movie Reviews: The Bourne Ultimatum

British director Paul Greengrass (United 93, Bourne Supremacy,) continues to impress critics, this time with The Bourne Ultimatum, starring Matt...

3rd August 2007 18:34



Bourne To Chase Simpsons

The reign of the Simpsons at the box office is likely to be shortlived as Matt Damon arrives with The Bourne Ultimatum this weekend. Most analysts...

3rd August 2007 18:34



Anchor, Management Disciplined At L.a. Station

Mirthala Salinas, anchor for KVEA, the Telemundo TV station in Los Angeles, who was identified as "the other woman" in the break-up of the marriage...

3rd August 2007 18:34



Feud Erupts In India Over Gandhi Film

The great grandson of Mahatma Gandhi has defended a film about the turbulent relationship between modern India's founder and his son Harilal, even as...

3rd August 2007 18:34



Producer Ladd Beats Hollywood's Accounting System

In the latest blow to Hollywood's notorious accounting system, a Los Angeles jury on Thursday awarded veteran producers Alan Ladd Jr. and Jay Kanter...

3rd August 2007 18:34



Movie Reviews: Hot Rod

Hot Rod is the latest movie to be ripped from the pages of Saturday Night Live. It stars SNL regular Andy Samberg as an Evel Knievel-wannabe. Roger...

3rd August 2007 18:34



Allen Denies Airport Scuffle

British pop star LILY ALLEN has hit out at reports she was involved in a fight with a photographer at Melbourne airport on Wednesday night (01Aug07),...

3rd August 2007 19:58



Murphy's Exes Debate Daddy Day Care

SPICE GIRL MELANIE BROWN is stepping up her campaign for parental justice by exchanging notes with EDDIE MURPHY's ex-wife NICOLE MITCHELL MURPHY. ...

3rd August 2007 19:58



Fascinating Fact 3684

Pop star LILY ALLEN's younger brother, ALFIE, has won a role in BBC medical drama CASUALTY 1907. The 20-year-old actor will play an East London gang...

3rd August 2007 19:58



May Plans Phd Gig

LATEST: Rocker BRIAN MAY will celebrate the completion of his PhD in astronomy with a special thesis-inspired concert. The gig will mark the...

3rd August 2007 19:58



Folk Singer Makem Dies

Folk singer TOMMY MAKEM has died. He was 74. The Irish star lost his long battle with lung cancer on Wednesday night (01Aug07), passing away at his...

3rd August 2007 19:58



May Hands In Phd Thesis

LATEST: QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY has finally handed in his PhD thesis in astronomy - 36 years after starting it. The brainy musician embarked on...

3rd August 2007 19:58



Mcgraw Gets His Ring Back

LATEST: Country superstar TIM MCGRAW's pinkie ring has been returned to him after a mix up at a show in Louisiana on Saturday night (28Jul07). ...

3rd August 2007 19:58



Everett Under Fire From Bbc

Outspoken British actor RUPERT EVERETT has landed the BBC in trouble with a raunchy account of sexual encounters at the cinema during a live early...

3rd August 2007 19:58



Hilton Dumped For Bundchen?

Socialite PARIS HILTON has been dumped by boyfriend TYLER ATKINS for supermodel GISELE BUNDCHEN, it has been claimed. The Australian surfer...

3rd August 2007 19:58



Lohan Gets The Porn Treatment

Hollywood actress LINDSAY LOHAN's troubled life will be turned into a porn movie, according to reports. The Mean Girls star, who has twice been...

3rd August 2007 19:58



Mum-to-be Richie Gets Serious About Her Pregnancy Diet

Pregnancy has prompted NICOLE RICHIE to get healthy after fighting eating disorder charges for years. The famously skinny star has always insisted...

3rd August 2007 19:58



The Things They Say 5323

"I saw George promoting espresso all over Europe. To me, he looks hungover with a cup of coffee." MATT DAMON is amused that his weary friend GEORGE...

3rd August 2007 19:58



Soprano's Suv Up For Sale On Ebay

TONY SOPRANO's Chevrolet Suburban SUV has gone up for auction on eBay - with a starting price of $30,000 (GBP15,000). The famous maroon vehicle has...

3rd August 2007 19:58



Brinkley To Buy $11 Million Home Next To Spouse's 'Love Shack'

Former supermodel CHRISTIE BRINKLEY is putting a brave face on her estranged husband's marital infidelities - by buying a new home next to his 'love...

3rd August 2007 19:58



Richie Gets Serious About Role Model Status

Jailbound socialite NICOLE RICHIE is determined to become the perfect young mum after accepting she's a role model to thousands of Americans. The...

3rd August 2007 19:58



Bergman To Be Honoured With Swedish Stamp

Swedish filmmaker INGMAR BERGMAN is to be honoured with the release of a new postage stamp. The writer/director died on Monday (30Jul07) at the age...

3rd August 2007 19:58



Fascinating Fact 3685

LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE star ABIGAIL BRESLIN has yet to cash in on her movie fortune - she gets just $11 (GBP5.50)-a-week as an allowance from her...

3rd August 2007 19:58


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