17th August 2007

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Max Roach Dies

Jazz musician MAX ROACH has died in a New York City hospital following a long illness. He was 83. The drummer, who is credited as one of the jazz...

17th August 2007 2:04



Widower Angry At 'Partying' Brandy

The grief-stricken widower of the woman who was killed in a multi-car pile-up involving BRANDY has blasted the R+B singer for partying while he's...

17th August 2007 2:04



Lohan: 'Headlines Make Me Feel Like An Idiot'

Troubled actress LINDSAY LOHAN feels like an "asshole" because her exploits grab all the headlines while issues like global warming are sidelined. ...

17th August 2007 2:04



Mcentire: 'I Was A Man In A Previous Life'

Country star REBA MCENTIRE believes she was a man in a previous life. The 52-year-old singer is convinced she's walked the earth before. She says,...

17th August 2007 2:04



Singer Albert Welcomes Daughter

HEARTLAND frontman JASON ALBERT is celebrating after his wife KELLY gave birth to a daughter on Tuesday (14Aug07). The country singer has named his...

17th August 2007 2:04



Composer Khrennikov Dies

Russian composer and musician TIKHON KHRENNIKOV has died at the age of 95. Khrennikov passed away at his home in Moscow and will be buried in his...

17th August 2007 2:04



Jay-z Tops Hip-hop Earners List

Music mogul JAY-Z has topped a list naming the highest earning hip-hop star. The Def Jam boss earned $34 million (GBP17 million) in 2006, beating...

17th August 2007 2:04



Fascinating Fact 3773

Studio bosses have unwittingly placed a giant 50-foot (15.2 metre)-tall poster for MATT DAMON's latest movie THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM on the side of the...

17th August 2007 2:04



The Rock Stops Samberg Urinating Out Hotel Window

Comedian ANDY SAMBERG was reprimanded by wrestler-turned-actor THE ROCK at an MTV Movie Awards after-party in June (07) - when he tried to urinate...

17th August 2007 2:04



Howard Abstains From Sex

Actor TERRENCE HOWARD has vowed to abstain from sex until he marries again. The Hustle + Flow star is separated from his wife Lori MCCommas, who he...

17th August 2007 2:04



Van Patten To Make Tv Return

American actor DICK VAN PATTEN will make his TV return on a reality show in September (07), 19 months after he suffered a stroke. The 78-year-old...

17th August 2007 2:04



Christie Set For Aspen Honour

Veteran actress JULIE CHRISTIE will be honoured with the Independent by Nature Award at the forthcoming Aspen Filmfest in Colorado. The Doctor...

17th August 2007 2:04



The Things They Say 5395

"There's not an awful lot that embarrasses me. I'm the kind of actress who absolutely believes in exposing herself." KATE WINSLET is a free spirit.

17th August 2007 2:04



Bynes' Fashion Dreams Started At Eight

HAIRSPRAY star AMANDA BYNES insists her fashion line isn't a new career - she's been designing dresses since the tender age of eight. The...

17th August 2007 2:04



Winehouse's Husband Defends Himself

AMY WINEHOUSE's husband BLAKE FIELDER-CIVIL has angrily defended himself against claims he is responsible for the singer's recent problems. The...

17th August 2007 7:10



Allen 'Dropped From Mtv Awards'

British pop star LILY ALLEN has reportedly been dropped from the MTV Music Video Awards following her recent U.S. visa problems. The Smile singer,...

17th August 2007 7:10



Spears In Tears After Lawyer Meeting

Troubled pop star BRITNEY SPEARS fled her lawyer's office in tears on Wednesday (15Aug07) after a meeting to discuss her custody battle with...

17th August 2007 7:10



Fascinating Fact 3774

Superstar MADONNA celebrated her 49th birthday with a traveller-themed party at her country home in Wiltshire, England on Thursday (16Aug07).

17th August 2007 7:10



Madness Star's Car Ends Up In Pool

MADNESS frontman SUGGS is devastated because his beloved Rolls-Royce car was dumped in a swimming pool after losing a bet. The 46-year-old, real...

17th August 2007 7:10



Kanye: 'My Album Isn't Finished'

Perfectionist KANYE WEST's forthcoming album GRADUATION still isn't finished, despite hitting stores in just over three weeks. West's third disc is...

17th August 2007 7:10



Cowell To Quit Idol After Three More Seasons

Music mogul SIMON COWELL will quit TV talent show AMERICAN IDOL after three more seasons. The British pop svengali has found stars Kelly Clarkson,...

17th August 2007 7:10



Fascinating Fact 3776

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN is reuniting with THE E STREET BAND on upcoming album MAGIC, his first recording with his longterm backing group since 2002.

17th August 2007 7:10



Fascinating Fact 3775

American rocker BEN KWELLER is playing three Los Angeles gigs in September (07) at which he'll play one of his three albums in its entirety each...

17th August 2007 7:10



Chesney To Train With American Football Stars

Country star KENNY CHESNEY is shaping up to work out with American football team the New Orleans Saints on Friday (17Aug07). The Rocky Mountain Way...

17th August 2007 7:10



Maclaine Tunes Out Of Conversations

Hollywood veteran SHIRLEY MACLAINE often starts meditating mid-conversation when she gets bored of her companion. The 73-year-old actress admits she...

17th August 2007 7:10



Princess Beatrice Passes Exams

British royal PRINCESS BEATRICE is celebrating after passing her GCE Advanced Level exams. The 19-year-old daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah...

17th August 2007 7:10



Prince Harry's Girlfriend In Hospital

British royal PRINCE HARRY's girlfriend CHELSY DAVY was rushed to a Cape Town, South Africa hospital for an emergency appendix operation on Thursday...

17th August 2007 7:10



Beckhams' Estate Agent Accused Of Fraud

The estate agents who sold VICTORIA and DAVID BECKHAM their Beverly Hills, California home, have been charged with fraud. Kyle Grasso and Joseph...

17th August 2007 7:10



Lethal Weapon Writer: 'Hate Monger Gibson Will Never Star In A Big Movie Again'

MEL GIBSON will never be allowed to work on a big budget movie again because of his "hateful statements" against Jews last year (06) - according to...

17th August 2007 7:10



The Things They Say 5396

"ANGELINA JOLIE is far too young - you'd need to cast someone who you believe could have three adult children. DEMI MOORE would be good." Actress...

17th August 2007 7:10



Stiles Wants Mcavoy

Hollywood star JULIA STILES is desperate to work with LAST KING OF SCOTLAND star JAMES MCAVOY. The Bourne Ultimatum actress, 26, is a huge fan of...

17th August 2007 7:10



Baby Girl For Myleene

Reality television star Myleene Klass has given birth to a healthy baby girl.The baby, which came three weeks early, weighs 2.5kgs and both mother...

17th August 2007 7:45



Jay-z Ranked As 'Richest Hip-hop Star'

Rap star and all-round business mogul Jay-Z - aka Shaun Carter - has been named as the richest star in hip-hop by Forbes.The media group's latest...

17th August 2007 11:09



V Festival Shuffles Line-up

V Festival organisers are busy trying to shuffle the line-up for this year's event after high-profile pulls-outs from Amy Winehouse, Bright Eyes and...

17th August 2007 11:25



Britney In Magic Night With Angel?

Chaotic pop star BRITNEY SPEARS has found time for a steamy liaison with magician CRISS ANGEL, according to reports.The TOXIC singer broke down in...

17th August 2007 11:25



Ja Rule Lawsuit Dropped

LATEST: JA RULE has had a lawsuit filed by a New Jersey contractor dropped - because the complainant fears for his safety. The rapper - real name...

17th August 2007 12:17



Foxy Brown: 'I'm The Victim In Assault Case'

LATEST: FOXY BROWN has hit back at the victim of her alleged assault, insisting her neighbour is simply "looking for a payday". The rapper - real...

17th August 2007 12:17



Jackson Hits Out At Journalist's 'Lies'

MICHAEL JACKSON has hit out at U.S. journalist ROGER FRIEDMAN for writing "lies" about the pop superstar in his internet column. On Tuesday...

17th August 2007 12:17



M.i.a: 'Problems Made My Album Better'

British rapper M.I.A. is thrilled with her second album - despite visa problems severely disrupting the recording progress. The star is the daughter...

17th August 2007 12:17



Stone's Feud With Davis Over Album Title

Soul star ANGIE STONE was infuriated with music mogul CLIVE DAVIS when he asked her to change the name of her album, because it sounded too similar...

17th August 2007 12:17



Seether Cancels Concerts

South African rockers SEETHER have been forced to cancel two of their U.S. concerts after the death of frontman SHAUN MORGAN's brother. The Broken...

17th August 2007 12:17



Kenya Mission Ended Simpson/lachey Marriage

JESSICA SIMPSON dumped husband NICK LACHEY after a soul-searching trip to Kenya, Africa. The pop star/actress - who split from Lachey in December...

17th August 2007 12:17



Method Man Accepts Plea Deal

WU-TANG CLAN rapper METHOD MAN has accepted a plea deal to carry out community service in relation to his May (07) arrest for driving under the...

17th August 2007 12:17



Damon Loves Team America Spoof

MATT DAMON loved being mocked in spoof movie TEAM AMERICA: WORLD POLICE, even though it has haunted him for three years. Damon is singled out in the...

17th August 2007 12:17



Hilton: 'Press Forced Me From My Dream Home'

PARIS HILTON is bitter fans and paparazzi photographers have forced her from her 'dream home' The socialite has sold up and is relocating to a more...

17th August 2007 12:17



Shetty Sues False Agent

Bollywood actress SHILPA SHETTY is suing a woman who falsely claimed to be her agent and secured deals on her behalf, without her permission. U.K....

17th August 2007 12:17



Mcqueen's Ferrari Sells For $2.3 Million

Hollywood legend STEVE MCQUEEN's Ferrari 350 GT sports car has sold at auction for a staggering $2.3 million (GBP1.2 million). An anonymous bidder...

17th August 2007 12:17



Montag Angry About Radio Spoof

Reality TV star HEIDI MONTAG is seething after RYAN SEACREST played a spoof version of her debut single on his Los Angeles radio show. KIIS-FM DJ...

17th August 2007 12:17



Hilton's Fashion Launch Causes La Chaos

PARIS HILTON caused chaos in Los Angeles on Thursday (16Aug07) when she launched her new clothing line at a fashionable boutique. Police had to be...

17th August 2007 12:17



Winfrey Under Fire For Assistant's Overtime Riches

OPRAH WINFREY has stunned her co-workers by paying one diligent staff member a $65,000 (GBP32,500) overtime bonus. The generous TV titan paid Harpo...

17th August 2007 12:17



Berry 'Not Pregnant'

LATEST: HALLE BERRY has denied reports she is expecting her first child with boyfriend Gabriel Aubury. A U.S. tabloid claimed on Thursday (16Aug07)...

17th August 2007 12:17



The Things They Say 5397

"The girls get to do more interesting things than walk out of the sea in a bikini." THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM star JULIA STILES compares to the Bourne spy...

17th August 2007 12:17



Selma Blair: 'I'm Ugly'

Actress SELMA BLAIR hates her appearance and can't understand why anyone finds her attractive. Unlike her Hollywood contemporaries, the 35-year-old...

17th August 2007 12:17



Bb Chanelle 'Snubbed By Posh'

Big Brother contestant Chanelle failed in her bid to meet her idol Victoria Beckham during her trip to LA.The Posh look-a-like went to an LA Galaxy...

17th August 2007 13:24



Cowell 'Prefers Dannii To Kylie'

X Factor boss Simon Cowell has revealed that he prefers co-star Dannii Minogue to her superstar pop sister.Ahead of the beginning of the latest X...

17th August 2007 15:17



Allen Cancels U.s. Tours

LILY ALLEN's battle to renew her U.S. visa has forced her to cancel a series of concerts next month (Sep07). The singer was allowed to enter the...

17th August 2007 16:21



Cowell: 'Dannii Is Sexier Than Kylie'

DANNII MINOGUE is sexier than her sister KYLIE, according to music mogul SIMON COWELL. Cowell and Minogue join Sharon Osbourne and Irish music mogul...

17th August 2007 16:21



Kaiser Chiefs Are No Angry Mob

British rockers KAISER CHIEFS are frauds - their latest single claims they're an ANGRY MOB, but in reality they're too polite. Frontman Ricky Wilson...

17th August 2007 16:21



Lil' Flip Cleared

Rapper LIL' FLIP has been cleared of claims he bought a flight ticket using another man's credit card by a court in Houston, Texas. The star - real...

17th August 2007 16:21



Uncle Kracker Arrested For 'Forcible Sex'

DJ UNCLE KRACKER has been arrested and charged with second-degree forcible sex in North Carolina. Kracker - real name Matthew Shafer - was arrested...

17th August 2007 16:21



Manics Legend Lays Into Snow Patrol

Manic Street Preachers guitarist Nicky Wire has laid into fellow V Festival headliners Snow Patrol, calling them "utterly deplorable".The Manics will...

17th August 2007 18:27



Spector Judge Rules Jury Can Consider Defence Misconduct

LATEST: The judge at the PHIL SPECTOR murder trial has ruled the jury can ponder the implications of defence misconduct when they decide the music...

17th August 2007 19:24



Pussycat Doll Splits With Boyfriend

PUSSYCAT DOLLS star NICOLE SCHERZINGER has ditched her toyboy lover, TALAN TORRIERO, because she hasn't got time for romance. The sexy Don't Cha...

17th August 2007 19:24



Lily Allen Escapes Nightclub In A Giant Bag

British pop star LILY ALLEN has found an ingenious new way to avoid the paparazzi - getting her friends to carry her out of a nightclub in a huge...

17th August 2007 19:24



Dash Sells Up In L.a.

Music mogul DAMON DASH has cashed in on his Los Angeles villa for a bank account boosting $3.6 million (GBP1.8 million). The hip hop entrepreneur...

17th August 2007 19:24



Idol Winner Sparks Jumps To Jive

AMERICAN IDOL winner JORDIN SPARKS has signed to BRITNEY SPEARS' record label Jive. The teenager - the TV talent show's youngest winner ever - has...

17th August 2007 19:24



Deaths At Ozzfest

OZZY OSBOURNE's Ozzfest tour has been hit with tragedy after two fans were killed during Thursday night's (16Aug07) show in New Jersey. According to...

17th August 2007 19:24



Hulk Hogan Home Burgled

Wrestler-turned-reality TV star HULK HOGAN's Miami Beach, Florida home has been burgled. Thieves reportedly stole $100,000 (GBP50,000) worth of...

17th August 2007 19:24



Lohan's Parents Finally Divorce

LINDSAY LOHAN's parents DINA and MICHAEL have finally divorced, almost two years after they split. The pair went their separate ways in December...

17th August 2007 19:24



Seagal Seeks Fbi Apology For Derailing His Career

Actor STEVEN SEAGAL is seeking an apology from the Federal Bureau Of Investigation (FBI), for allegedly harming his career by implicating he hired a...

17th August 2007 19:24



Fascinating Fact 3777

HAPPY MONDAYS have stepped into replace AMY WINEHOUSE at this weekend's (17-19Aug07) V Festival shows in Chelmsford and Stafford, England. Rehab...

17th August 2007 19:24



Black Wire Split

Rock band BLACK WIRE have split. The British rockers, who formed in 2003, have been without a record label since splitting with company 48 Crashes...

17th August 2007 19:24



Cruise Studio Ua Lands Cash Windfall

TOM CRUISE's film fortunes have just been given a big boost - bosses financial firm Merrill Lynch have handed over $500 million (GBP250 million) to...

17th August 2007 19:24



Khan's Bike Crash

Controversial Bollywood star SALMAN KHAN used his star power to avoid a legal hassle in a recent bicycle accident. The actor rode his bicycle into a...

17th August 2007 19:24



Denzel's Son Plays Football In Germany

DENZEL WASHINGTON's son J.D. has spent the summer (07) perfecting his footballing skills with NFL Europa team the Hamburg Sea Devils. The...

17th August 2007 19:24



Hawke Confesses Thurman's Success And His Failure Wrecked Marriage

ETHAN HAWKE's marriage to UMA THURMAN floundered when her career took off and his began to fail, the actor has confessed. The pair ended their six...

17th August 2007 19:24



Universal Creating Nbc Studio On Its Lot

In what some Hollywood observers regard as part of a plan to meld GE's Universal and NBC businesses, Universal's historic Stage 1, which had been...

17th August 2007 19:52



Dance Finale Does The Hustle

The season finale of Fox's So You Think You Can Dance danced away with ratings honors Wednesday as the two-hour show averaged a 6.4 rating and an 11...

17th August 2007 19:52



Tv Reviews: High School Musical 2

The Disney Channel is set to expand what is inarguably its most lucrative franchise ever with the airing of High School Musical 2 tonight (Friday) --...

17th August 2007 19:52



Movie Reviews: The Invasion

While The Invasion may sound like the title of a war movie, it's actually the fourth incarnation of the 1956 sci-fi/horror B-movie Invasion of the...

17th August 2007 19:52



Movie Reviews: Superbad

Any movie titled Superbad would appear to be inviting negative reviews from critics. But, for the most part, critics are declining the invitation....

17th August 2007 19:52



Sony To Recycle Old Tv Sets

Sony has announced plans to launch a massive recycling program throughout the United States in which consumers will be able to drop off old Sony TV...

17th August 2007 19:52



Pirated Simpsons Movie Captured On Cellphone

It's hard to believe that it was acceptably watchable, but a video of The Simpsons Movie, captured on a cellphone by a 21-year-old in Australia,...

17th August 2007 19:52



Blockbuster Indicates It Bought Movielink At Fire-sale Price

While some reports said last week that Blockbuster had acquired Movielink for "less than $50 million" and other reports suggested that the price was...

17th August 2007 19:52



Condemned Film Attracts Throngs In Pakistan

Despite being condemned by radical clerics, who issued a fatwa against it, the film Khuda Kay Liye (In the Name of God) has become an unqualified hit...

17th August 2007 19:52



Movie Reviews: Death At A Funeral

It's not often these days that comedies are described as farce. But the term is used by most of the critics writing about Frank Oz's Death at a...

17th August 2007 19:52


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