3rd December 2007

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Timberlake Family Saves Tennessee Golf Course

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's family has saved a Tennessee golf course from being auctioned off after negotiating a deal with its owner. Big Creek Golf Course...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Spears Celebrates 26 In Scandinavian Style

BRITNEY SPEARS put her custody and legal woes behind her on Saturday night (01Dec07) as she celebrated her 26th birthday in style. The pop star, who...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Private Eye Charged For Trespassing Cornell's Mansion

A private investigator hired by CHRIS CORNELL's ex-wife has been charged for breaking into the former AUDIOSLAVE frontman's Los Angeles home. ...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Whitney Wows Malaysia With Comeback Concert

WHITNEY HOUSTON dazzled Malaysia on Saturday night (01Dec07) with a stunning comeback performance at the Live + Loud Music Festival. Wearing...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Parton Brings Reading Campaign To Britain

Country superstar DOLLY PARTON's American campaign to encourage children to read is set to launch in Britain. The scheme, which began in the...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Jay-z Inspired By Chris Martin To Start Family

Rap superstar JAY-Z is desperate to start a family with girlfriend BEYONCE - and it's all thanks to COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN. Martin, who...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Watson To Undergo More Radiotherapy

British tenor RUSSELL WATSON is devastated after learning he will need to undergo intensive radiotherapy, because his recent surgery to remove a...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Bonham Ready For Led Zeppelin This Time

LED ZEPPELIN star JASON BONHAM was thrilled to get another chance to honour his father, the band's original drummer JOHN BONHAM - because he wasn't...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Godsmack Star Offers Help In Murder Probe

GODSMACK rocker SULLY ERNA is helping Massachusetts detectives close a murder case after revealing he partied with a woman days before she was found...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Fascinating Fact 4408

Late Hollywood legend MARILYN MONROE's reading glasses will go under the hammer later this month (19Dec07). The spectacles are expected to fetch up...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Doherty Visited By Animal Authorities

BABYSHAMBLES frontman PETE DOHERTY has been visited by animal welfare authorities amid reports he forced his pet cat to smoke crack cocaine. Friends...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Joel's Gift To Newcomer

Rock legend BILLY JOEL is giving a young singer-songwriter his big break - by letting him record his newest track. Joel has handed Cass Dillon...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Stars Refuse To Go Green

MADONNA, SIMON COWELL, KATE MOSS and climate campaigner AL GORE are among hundreds of high-profile celebrities who have rejected an environmental...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Fascinating Fact 4412

THE SPICE GIRLS will have 12 costume changes during each performance of their world tour. One of their looks will include a restyle of the original...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Fascinating Fact 4411

Production crew worked for 12 hours on Saturday (01Dec07) to erect a travelling stage for the SPICE GIRLS' world tour. It features a walkway that...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Fascinating Fact 4410

British boy band TAKE THAT arrived for their gig at London's O2 Arena on Thursday (29Nov07), in a $3.4 million (GBP1.7 million) yacht.

3rd December 2007 0:14



Fascinating Fact 4409

THE SPICE GIRLS have 40 sold-out concerts scheduled on their world tour - but have plans to announce several more dates, with reports calculating...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Bonham Carter: `No Special Treatment From Burton'

British actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER has lashed out at accusations of favouritism regarding her role in upcoming musical SWEENEY TODD - as her...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Mirren Calls For Tax Breaks

Actress DAME HELEN MIRREN is calling on the British government to offer tax breaks to filmmakers in a bid to save London's booming film tourism...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Striking Picket Lines Come Down For Taylor

ELIZABETH TAYLOR returned to the stage on Saturday (01Dec07), after convincing striking Hollywood writers to put down their picket signs for the...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Prince Harry Back Together With Davy

PRINCE HARRY has rekindled his romance with ex-girlfriend CHELSY DAVY, after the Zimbabwean beauty spent the night at the British royal's London...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Moss Cheating On Hince?

KATE MOSS has sparked rumours she is cheating on boyfriend JAMIE HINCE, after the supermodel was snapped frolicking half-naked with a mystery man...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Adrien Brody's Rapper Youth

Actor ADRIEN BRODY spent his youth as a teenage rapper and breakdancer in New York, taking part in street battles with other youths. The...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Bean To Wed

LORD OF THE RINGS star SEAN BEAN is to marry his actress girlfriend GEORGINA SUTCLIFFE. The 48-year-old has been dating Sutcliffe, 29, for two...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Hopkins Slams American Culture

Welsh actor SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS has condemned modern American media for breeding a celebrity-obsessed culture. The Silence Of The Lambs star - who...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Fascinating Fact 4413

Superman star BRANDON ROUTH serenaded his new bride Courtney Ford at their wedding last weekend (24Nov07), singing the words "sweet Courtney Ford" to...

3rd December 2007 0:14



The Things They Say 6349

"The act was so (well) known by myself and the audience. It was very defined. I started to do movies and I realised, 'Wow, there's other people...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Olin Ashamed Of Acting Career

Actress LENA OLIN feels ashamed of her career after learning all about the medical profession for her new film AWAKE. The sexy star plays a heart...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Linney Is Amazed She's Not Bald

LAURA LINNEY fears she'll go bald and incur the wrath of her mother, because she dyes her hair so much in movies. The actress boasts different...

3rd December 2007 0:14



The Things They Say 6351

"TOM HANKS is the prototype of where I want to be." WILL SMITH has high aspirations.

3rd December 2007 0:14



The Things They Say 6350

"(It's) the ugliest, nastiest grey sweater. It's wool, and I'm allergic to it (but) I can't throw it away!" RENEE ZELLWEGER still owns sweater she...

3rd December 2007 0:14



Redding Crash Survivor To Return To Tragedy Site

OTIS REDDING plane crash survivor BEN CAULEY is to return to the site of the tragedy to mark the 40th anniversary of the soul legend's death. The...

3rd December 2007 2:17



New Health Fears For Winehouse After Naked Walk

Troubled star AMY WINEHOUSE has sparked further fears for her health after she was pictured wandering the streets of London wearing only a bra and...

3rd December 2007 2:17



Brooks Scores Ticket Sales Record With Los Angeles Charity Shows

Country superstar GARTH BROOKS has broken ticket sales records at Los Angeles' Staples Center after selling 85,000 seats for his upcoming five...

3rd December 2007 2:17



Parton's Reading Campaign Ignites British Council Feud

LATEST: The U.K. launch of country superstar DOLLY PARTON's campaign to encourage children to read has ignited a feud within a British town council. ...

3rd December 2007 2:17



Cyrus Is Dating Jonas Brother Nick

Teen sensation MILEY CYRUS has confirmed she's dating touring partner NICK JONAS, the youngest of sibling trio THE JONAS BROTHERS. The Hannah...

3rd December 2007 2:17



Odd Couple Alert As Andrew W.k. Produces Perry Album

Eccentric reggae pioneer LEE 'SCRATCH' PERRY has already scored the oddest collaboration of 2008 after signing up high-energy rocker ANDREW W.K. to...

3rd December 2007 2:17



Rza: 'Rappers Could Learn From Harrison's Son'

WU-TANG CLAN star RZA has urged his mercenary hip-hop peers to follow the example set by GEORGE HARRISON's son DHANI - and give up their entourages...

3rd December 2007 2:17



Drug Dealing Cost Jay-z Nights Out At The Cinema

Rap mogul JAY-Z stopped going to the cinema in his early 20s because he was terrified of spending two hours sitting in the dark. Back then the 99...

3rd December 2007 2:17



Pepper Spray Investigation Turns On Miss Puerto Rico

LATEST: An investigation into sabotage at the Miss Puerto Rico Universe beauty pageant last month (Nov07) has now turned on the contest's winner, who...

3rd December 2007 2:17



Jackson Tops Sore Losers List

SAMUEL L. JACKSON has been named and shamed at the top of a new online poll to find the Oscars' sorest loser from the last 17 years. The movie star...

3rd December 2007 2:17



Stars Sign Treaty To Help Teens With Body Issues

HAIRSPRAY star BRITTANY SNOW, ASHLEE SIMPSON and FERGIE are among the stars who have signed a new Seventeen magazine Body Peace Project Treaty aimed...

3rd December 2007 2:17



The Things They Say 6352

"Luck? That doesn't matter, people will still say we're s**t anyway." VICTORIA BECKHAM awaits the critics' reactions to the SPICE GIRLS' comeback...

3rd December 2007 2:17



New Mum Russell Struggles With Her Emotions

Motherhood has turned new mum KERI RUSSELL into a sobbing wreck - she has started crying through every film she sees, including her own. The actress...

3rd December 2007 2:17



Eraserhead Star Dead At 89

ERASERHEAD star JEANNE BATES has lost her battle with breast cancer at the Motion Picture + Television Fund hospital in Woodland Hills, California. ...

3rd December 2007 2:17



Hounsou Is Hottest Black Man

BLOOD DIAMOND star DJIMON HOUNSOU has been named The Most Beautiful Black Man Alive in a new U.S. TV poll. The double Oscar nominee, who is...

3rd December 2007 2:17



Oldman Joins A Christmas Carol

GARY OLDMAN is to play multiple roles in a new 3-D re-imagining of classic festive morality tale A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Jim Carrey will play festive...

3rd December 2007 2:17



Fascinating Fact 4414

KNOCKED UP star SETH ROGEN is hoping to persuade 1980s hitmaker HUEY LEWIS to pen the theme for his next film PINEAPPLE EXPRESS after telling THE...

3rd December 2007 2:17



Enchanted Still Magic At The Top Of U.s. Box Office

Disney fairytale movie ENCHANTED continues to conjure up magic at the U.S. box office, claiming a second week at number one. The film, starring Amy...

3rd December 2007 2:17



Number Ones No Problem For Leona

Leona Lewis has comfortably held on to number one in both the single and album charts for the third consecutive week.The 22-year-old's all-conquering...

3rd December 2007 6:51



Bon Jovi Back On Political Path?

Rocker JON BON JOVI has further fuelled rumours he is set for a political career after having an intense two-hour chat with former vice president AL...

3rd December 2007 7:20



Osbourne Shocks Crowd With Diamond Giveaway

Rock matriarch SHARON OSBOURNE shocked the audience at a charity fundraiser on Saturday (01Dec07) - by hurling a $60,000 (GBP30,000) diamond ring...

3rd December 2007 7:20



U2 Anger Irish Environmentalists

Rockers U2 have angered environmentalists in Ireland with plans to build an unsightly skyscraper in Dublin. Building heritage group An Taisce has...

3rd December 2007 7:20



Slash Goes Green

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist SLASH has urged the public to follow his example and live a greener lifestyle. The musician endeavours to save water...

3rd December 2007 7:20



Eastwood Agrees To Score Cusack Movie

CLINT EASTWOOD agreed to score the music for new movie GRACE IS GONE after receiving calls from both producer HARVEY WEINSTEIN and the film's star...

3rd December 2007 7:20



Fascinating Fact 4415

Australian pop star KYLIE MINOGUE is set to headline the BRIT Awards next year (02Feb08) - and the singer will also pick up the top prize for...

3rd December 2007 7:20



Collins Slams Mccartney

Former GENESIS drummer PHIL COLLINS has slammed SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY - insisting he would never work with the star again. The star has collaborated...

3rd December 2007 7:20



Led Zeppelin Plan Classics + Rarities For London Comeback Show

Reformed group LED ZEPPELIN will perform a 100-minute-plus set at London's 02 Arena as part of the AHMET ERTEGUN tribute concert on 10 December...

3rd December 2007 7:20



Hatcher Serves Up Dinner For Top Bidders

Actress TERI HATCHER served up a few treats for the winners of a charity auction on Thursday night (29Nov07) when she took over the kitchen at Las...

3rd December 2007 7:20



Parker Slams Low-rise Denim

SARAH JESSICA PARKER has launched a scathing attack on low-rise denim trousers - insisting the garments are too provocative. The actress - who plays...

3rd December 2007 7:20



Riley Terrified Of Playing Curtis In Biopic

British actor SAM RILEY was terrified to emulate late JOY DIVISION frontman IAN CURTIS onscreen - because he was scared the band's die-hard fans...

3rd December 2007 7:20



Stars Design Ugg Boots For Charity

Supermodel CINDY CRAWFORD, SHARON STONE and JOHN TRAVOLTA are giving fans the chance to walk in their boots after designing pairs of charity Uggs. ...

3rd December 2007 7:20



Roth Desperate To Appear In Harry Potter

British actor TIM ROTH is desperate to appear in the final two HARRY POTTER films - despite turning down a role in the boy wizard franchise six years...

3rd December 2007 7:20



The Things They Say 6354

"I'm the happiest I've ever been. We're good for each other. We're in every night - having sex!" PAMELA ANDERSON's romance with third husband RICK...

3rd December 2007 7:20



The Things They Say 6353

"KEITH arrives on set and suddenly every single person from the crew show up and they're just standing there, watching the arrival of the maestro."...

3rd December 2007 7:20



Mcgregor Mocked For English Girlfriend

Scottish actor EWAN MCGREGOR was once mocked by his fellow countrymen for having an English girlfriend. The Trainspotting star admits he often came...

3rd December 2007 7:20



Hewitt Slams Photographers

Jennifer Love Hewitt has criticised photographers for promoting a negative image of the ideal female body.Pictures of the Hollywood actress, taken...

3rd December 2007 7:31



Smith Family Gets Showbiz Bug

Will Smith has said his children want to follow in his footsteps and become film stars.Speaking to People magazine, the Independence Day star said...

3rd December 2007 7:31



No Hope For X Factor

Girl band Hope have missed out on a semi-final spot in this year's series of the X Factor after being voted off on Saturday night.The five-piece had...

3rd December 2007 11:12



Kenny Dances Off Strictly

Former Scotland rugby union player Kenny Logan has become the ninth contestant to be voted off this year's series of Strictly Come Dancing.The...

3rd December 2007 11:12



Spice Girls Start Tour

The Spice Girls have started their reunion tour with a sell-out show in Vancouver, Canada, with more than 15,000 fans in attendance.The gig saw the...

3rd December 2007 12:12



Federline Denies Asking For More Child Support

BRITNEY SPEARS' ex-husband KEVIN FEDERLINE has vehemently denied reports he is seeking an increase in child support from the pop superstar. ...

3rd December 2007 12:26



Minogue Storms Off X Factor After Walsh Row

DANNII MINOGUE stormed out of hit British reality TV show The X Factor on Saturday (01Dec07) after Irish music mogul LOUIS WALSH mocked her singing...

3rd December 2007 12:26



Doherty Dedicates Babyshambles Song To Winehouse

PETE DOHERTY finished BABYSHAMBLES' first arena tour with a song dedicated to troubled star AMY WINEHOUSE. The British frontman - who has vowed to...

3rd December 2007 12:26



Morrissey Switches Record Label

British singer MORRISSEY has switched record labels after signing a new deal with Decca. The former Smiths frontman, who is "very excited" about the...

3rd December 2007 12:26



Ghostface Denies Yayo's Album Claims

WU-TANG CLAN star GHOSTFACE KILLAH has launched a scathing attack on G-UNIT rapper TONY YAYO over claims he didn't write his acclaimed album SUPREME...

3rd December 2007 12:26



The Things They Say 6356

"Here's what I've learned about raising boys: if you keep 'em busy, they're fine; if you let them get bored they'll dismantle your house board by...

3rd December 2007 12:26



The Things They Say 6355

"I wanted to dye my hair black and cut it off but RIHANNA beat me to it." R+B star CIARA is furious RIHANNA 'stole' her new image.

3rd December 2007 12:26



Lewis Still Has The X Factor Atop The U.k. Chart

British singer LEONA LEWIS continues to reign supreme at the top of the U.K. singles and album charts. Last year's (06) winner of reality TV talent...

3rd December 2007 12:26



Kaiser Chiefs Star 'Too Tired' For Sex

KAISER CHIEFS frontman RICKY WILSON refuses to bed any of his groupies - because touring leaves him too exhausted to have sex. The 29-year-old is...

3rd December 2007 12:26



Mandy Moore Wants A 'Normal' Man

Frustrated MANDY MOORE desperately wants to date a "normal" non-celebrity man - but they refuse to approach her. The 23-year-old pop star/actress...

3rd December 2007 12:26



Imus Returns To Radio

LATEST: Shamed broadcaster DON IMUS is set to return to radio after being axed for making highly controversial remarks on the air earlier this year...

3rd December 2007 12:26



Metcalfe Facing Photographer Assault Charges

Former DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star JESSE METCALFE is facing criminal charges after being accused of punching a photographer outside a London...

3rd December 2007 12:26



Kidman To Sue British Newspaper Over Perfume Claims

Actress NICOLE KIDMAN is taking legal action against a British newspaper over claims it jeopardised her position as celebrity spokeswoman for a...

3rd December 2007 12:26



Duvall 'Snubbed' By Cruise

ROBERT DUVALL feels snubbed by TOM CRUISE - because he wasn't asked to star in the actor's new movie VALKYRIE. The legendary actor, 72, believes he...

3rd December 2007 12:26



Smith: 'I'm Not That Talented'

WILL SMITH has acknowledged his acting skills are not the best in Hollywood - but he makes up for his inability by working hard. The Independence...

3rd December 2007 12:26



Scorsese Directs Hitchcockian Cava Commercial

MARTIN SCORSESE has once again swapped epic movies for commercials - after filming an eight-minute advert for cava brand Friexenet. The Goodfellas...

3rd December 2007 12:26



Hawke Dates His Children's Nanny

American actor ETHAN HAWKE has kept a secret for two years - he has been dating his children's former nanny. The Before Sunset star was assumed to...

3rd December 2007 12:26



Us Audiences Still Enchanted

3rd December 2007 12:32



New Stars Announced For Christmas Movie

An all-star cast has been announced for Robert Zemeckis's A CHRISTMAS CAROL.According to comingsoon.net, COLIN FIRTH, ROBIN WRIGHT PENN, and GARY...

3rd December 2007 13:12



Bbc Name New Controller

Former Six O'Clock News editor Jay Hunt is to step down as director of programmes at Five after being confirmed as the new controller of BBC1.Ms Hunt...

3rd December 2007 14:33



Bbc Names New Controller

Former Six O'Clock News editor Jay Hunt is to step down as director of programmes at Five after being confirmed as the new controller of BBC1.Ms Hunt...

3rd December 2007 15:16



Led Zeppelin Seek Advice From Elton John

Reformed rockers LED ZEPPELIN are to seek advice from SIR ELTON JOHN ahead of their reunion concert at London's O2 Arena next week (10Dec07). The...

3rd December 2007 16:59



Fabolous Linked To Nightclub Robbing Gang

LATEST: New York police believe rapper FABOLOUS' friend SHAMEL MCKINNEY was stabbed to death trying to rob a man in a nightclub. MCKinney was killed...

3rd December 2007 16:59



Akon Pleads Not Guilty To Fan Throwing Charges

LATEST: R+B star AKON has pleaded not guilty to charges of endangering the welfare of a minor and second-degree harassment relating to an incident in...

3rd December 2007 16:59



The Jesus And Mary Chain Reunited After Renouncing Alcohol

Brothers WILLIAM and JIM REID of THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN only agreed to reunite the band after making a pact with one other to give up alcohol. ...

3rd December 2007 16:59



50 Cent's Extravagant Accessories

Rap superstar 50 CENT spared no expense decorating his $18.5 million (GBP9.25 million) Connecticut estate - he spent $80,000 (GBP40,000) on a...

3rd December 2007 16:59



Joel Buys The House Next Door

Rocker BILLY JOEL has spent $11.6 million (GBP5.8 million) buying the house next door to his $16.75 million (GBP8.38 million) New York mansion. Just...

3rd December 2007 16:59



Lavigne Angers Fans With Late Performance

Rocker AVRIL LAVIGNE angered concert-goers by turning up over an hour late to a free gig in her native Canada - leaving scores of young fans waiting...

3rd December 2007 16:59



French Rocker Hallyday Retires

French rocker JOHNNY HALLYDAY will retire from live performing following a farewell tour in 2009. The singer, 64, feared he would "become pathetic"...

3rd December 2007 16:59



The Things They Say 6357

"I love SIMON COWELL, I think he's great, really funny and hilarious. There's no doubt about it, he calls it how he sees it. Way to go, Simon!"...

3rd December 2007 16:59



Fascinating Fact 4416

Australian pop superstar KYLIE MINOGUE has been added to the line-up for the Nobel Peace Prize Concert on 11 December (07). The event, which also...

3rd December 2007 16:59



Rihanna Refuses To Pose Nude

R+B star RIHANNA has vowed never to strip off for a photo shoot - because her mother would be outraged. The Barbadian singer - who is reportedly...

3rd December 2007 16:59



Bryan Adams Turns Model Scout

Canadian singer BRYAN ADAMS can add model scout to his impressive list of talents - after launching the career of a Swedish model. The Summer Of '69...

3rd December 2007 16:59



Leno Agrees To Pay Striking Staff

LATEST: U.S. chat show host JAY LENO has agreed to pay laid-off members of his TONIGHT SHOW staff - after he was heavily criticised for not offering...

3rd December 2007 16:59



The Things They Say 6358

"When I was 12, I snuck into (1996 horror movie) SCREAM, then went to school and told everyone the story scene-by-scene. I felt like a badass!" LIVE...

3rd December 2007 16:59



Fascinating Fact 4417

Rapper 50 CENT's $18 million (GBP9 million) Connecticut estate boasts 35 bathrooms - almost twice as many as the 19 bedrooms.

3rd December 2007 16:59



Alba Loved Being Normal

JESSICA ALBA loved playing a normal person in new movie AWAKE - because she has grown sick of portraying a superhuman. After two Fantastic Four...

3rd December 2007 16:59



Movie Props Up For Auction

Props used in Hollywood blockbusters JURASSIC PARK and TERMINATOR 2: JUDGEMENT DAY are to be sold at an auction in California. Among the items being...

3rd December 2007 16:59



Stewart Splits From Girlfriend

STAR TREK actor PATRICK STEWART has split from his girlfriend of four years, LISA DILLON. Stewart, 67, met 27-year-old actress Dillon while he was...

3rd December 2007 16:59



Mendes Hates Complaining Actresses

EVA MENDES wants to "strangle" actresses who complain about the hardships of beauty - because they should appreciate their good fortune instead of...

3rd December 2007 16:59



Bonham Carter: 'I'm Depp's Twin'

Actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER is convinced moviemaker TIM BURTON finds her attractive because she is the female double of his longtime pal and...

3rd December 2007 16:59



The Things They Say 6360

"It's THE SOUND OF MUSIC with blood." Eccentric moviemaker TIM BURTON on his new movie musical SWEENEY TODD.

3rd December 2007 16:59



The Things They Say 6359

"If you look at modern romances, they are like being raped by sugar." KEIRA KNIGHTLEY explains her preference for period dramas.

3rd December 2007 16:59



Fascinating Fact 4418

The cover of the first new JAMES BOND book in 42 years has been unveiled - DEVIL MAY CARE by author SEBASTIAN FAULKS is set to be published in May...

3rd December 2007 16:59



Scott Stunned By 'Bad Accent' Criticism

Actor DOUGRAY SCOTT was once left bewildered when a U.S. film critic blasted him for putting on a "really bad" Scottish accent - because he was...

3rd December 2007 16:59



The Things They Say 6361

"Not many people get to be around JOHN GIELGUD running up and down, wondering whether those young boys were pubescent or shaved." MALCOLM MCDOWELL...

3rd December 2007 16:59



Maximo Park Launch Personalised Beer

MAXIMO PARK have chosen an original way to mark their homecoming gig on December 15th.They have designed their own re-branded version of Newcastle...

3rd December 2007 17:34



No Early End To Strike Seen

Movie and TV studio executives are due to resume talks with writers Tuesday, with little hope being expressed in trade publications that they'll...

3rd December 2007 18:34



Leno To Pay Staff During Strike

Jay Leno, who normally cultivates his nice-guy image assiduously in the media, found himself the brunt of angry public criticism from his own...

3rd December 2007 18:34



Nbc Yanks Its Shows Off Itunes Store

The peacock has flown the coop at Apple's iTunes Store. NBC officially removed all of its programs from the website over the weekend following a...

3rd December 2007 18:34



Petty And Heartbreakers To Headline Super Bowl Halftime

Fifty-seven-year-old Tom Petty has been selected to perform during the halftime period at the Super Bowl on February 3, Fox announced Sunday. The...

3rd December 2007 18:34



Football Loses Yardage To Housewives

NBC's Sunday Night Football contest between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincinnati Bengals turned out to be no match for the ladies from Wisteria...

3rd December 2007 18:34



Evel Knievel Dead At 69

Evel Knievel, the motorcycle daredevil of the 1970s who became a television talk-show fixture, the subject of two movies about his life, and an...

3rd December 2007 18:34



Imus Back In The Morning

A contrite and apologetic Don Imus returned to the airwaves this morning (Monday) with a surprisingly strong guest list. During his simulcast on...

3rd December 2007 18:34



Elisabeth Murdoch To Buy Nbc Co-chairman's Company

Elisabeth Murdoch, daughter of News Corp chairman Rupert Murdoch, is close to buy NBC chief Ben Silverman's production company Reveille, for $200...

3rd December 2007 18:34



When Does Ad-libbing Constitute Writing?

Although it is commonplace for actors to ad-lib lines during the production of motion pictures, a thorny question has arisen over whether actors who...

3rd December 2007 18:34



Wga Aids Aids Performers

The Writers Guild of America agreed to withdraw its pickets from the Paramount studio lot on Saturday so that Elizabeth Taylor and James Earl Jones...

3rd December 2007 18:34



Movie Reviews: Awake

Although ordinary moviegoers stayed away from theaters in droves over the weekend, the nation's film critics returned to them to catch Awake, which...

3rd December 2007 18:34



Enchanted Wins; Box Office Loses

During a weekend when box-office business traditionally sinks, the top earner was the three-week-old Enchanted with just $17 million, according to...

3rd December 2007 18:34



Spears Accused Of Stealing Coats At Birthday Party

BRITNEY SPEARS has been accused of stealing four white coats from designer KATJA BERGLUND following her 26th birthday celebrations in Los Angeles at...

3rd December 2007 20:02



Rotten: 'Levene Is A Waste Of Talent'

SEX PISTOLS frontman JOHNNY ROTTEN has blasted his former PUBLIC IMAGE LTD guitarist KEITH LEVENE, branding him a "waste of talent". Levene, a...

3rd December 2007 20:02



Sick Mika Cancels London Gigs

British pop star MIKA has been forced to cancel two London gigs after falling ill with a virus. The Grace Kelly hitmaker was due to perform at the...

3rd December 2007 20:02



Sierra Tried To Bribe Arresting Cops With Oral Sex

Former AMERICAN IDOL contestant JESSICA SIERRA begged police officers not to arrest her following a drunken bar brawl in Florida at the weekend...

3rd December 2007 20:02



Spice Girls Deny Lip-synching At Comeback Gig

The SPICE GIRLS have denied reports they lip-synched their way through the opening night of their world tour in Vancouver, Canada, on Sunday...

3rd December 2007 20:02



Fascinating Fact 4419

Fans in Vancouver, Canada were so desperate to see the first of the SPICE GIRLS' reunion concerts, they reportedly paid up to $800 (GBP400) for a...

3rd December 2007 20:02



Maximo Park Launch Own Beer Label

British rockers MAXIMO PARK are celebrating their forthcoming gig in their hometown of Newcastle, England, by launching their own brand of beer. The...

3rd December 2007 20:02



Iman's Prom Date Had To Be Paid

DAVID BOWIE's supermodel wife IMAN was such an "ugly ducking" at school, her prom date had to be paid hundreds of dollars to take her on a date. The...

3rd December 2007 20:02



Amy Lee: 'I'm Misunderstood'

EVANESCENCE rocker AMY LEE has blasted the perception of her as a moody goth - insisting she's only miserable when she sings. The singer claims she...

3rd December 2007 20:02



50 Cent Names Bear 'Kanye'

Rapper 50 CENT keeps a friendly reminder of his rivalry with hip-hop star KANYE WEST in his office - a stuffed teddy bear. The G-Unit frontman keeps...

3rd December 2007 20:02



The Things They Say 6362

"I had a very good relationship with drugs. I used them, I had fun with them, I grew with them." MAMAS AND THE PAPAS star MICHELLE PHILIPS on her...

3rd December 2007 20:02



Fascinating Fact 4420

A painting of soul star AMY WINEHOUSE kissing her husband BLAKE FIELDER-CIVIL is being touted as a new icon of pop culture. Prints of artist Gerald...

3rd December 2007 20:02



Mendes' Minor Car Accident

Actress EVA MENDES avoided a charge of hit-and-run at the weekend (01-02Dec07) after accidentally pranging a car as she attempted to park her own...

3rd December 2007 20:02



Contractor Protests Outside Australia Studio Over Unpaid Invoice

An Australian contractor has held a one-man protest in Sydney, after accusing director BAZ LUHRMANN's production company of failing to pay him...

3rd December 2007 20:02



Kimmel Keeps Talk Show Staff On Payroll During Strike

U.S. TV personality JIMMY KIMMEL has been showing his support for striking staff of his talk show JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! - he's been paying their wages...

3rd December 2007 20:02



Fascinating Fact 4421

Rapper KANYE WEST was joined onstage by his pal JAY-Z for a surprise performance at the GOLD DIGGER star's concert in Manchester, England, on Sunday...

3rd December 2007 20:02



Mendes Seeks Help For Fame

Actress EVA MENDES found fame so difficult to deal with, she turned to a therapist to help her through her struggle. The 33-year-old considered...

3rd December 2007 20:02



Heigl: 'I Don't Love Sexist Knocked Up'

KNOCKED UP actress KATHERINE HEIGL has hit out at the comedy movie that made her a Hollywood star, dubbing it "sexist". Heigl plays a TV journalist...

3rd December 2007 20:02



Knightley Wants To Try Comedy

Actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY wants to ditch romantic movies and try a stint in comedy, after becoming inspired by WILL FERRELL farce, BLADES OF GLORY. ...

3rd December 2007 20:02



Will Smith Blew $6 Million As A Teen Star

WILL SMITH blew $6 million (GBP3 million) after finding fame as a teenage rapper, and was left so poor he couldn't pay his tax. The movie star...

3rd December 2007 20:02



Fox Fears Decision To Quit Csi

JORJA FOX fears leaving TV hit CSI will be the biggest mistake of her life. The 39-year-old actress is quitting the show after seven years of...

3rd December 2007 20:02



The Things They Say 6363

"JADEN is (like) JOHNNY DEPP, he just wants to do good work... He loves acting, he just wants to make good movies. And WILLOW is (like) PARIS HILTON....

3rd December 2007 20:02



Scott Vows To Grow Old Gracefully

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star DOUGRAY SCOTT has ruled out ever undergoing cosmetic surgery to preserve his handsome looks, branding actors who go under...

3rd December 2007 20:02



Von Sydow's Sympathy For The Devil

MAX VON SYDOW is the only actor to have played Jesus Christ and the Devil on the big screen - and he much preferred the dark side. The Swedish actor...

3rd December 2007 20:02



Hathaway's Crush On Arkin

Screen siren ANNE HATHAWAY has confessed to a secret crush - on ageing movie co-star ALAN ARKIN. The 25-year-old actress shot love scenes in...

3rd December 2007 20:02



The Things They Say 6366

"Going shopping with her is a major undertaking on my part. I consider it a big gesture of love because I'm not a shopper." Actor MICHAEL DOUGLAS...

3rd December 2007 20:02



The Things They Say 6365

"I haven't watched the film. I wish I wasn't in it because I know I'd love it." HELENA BONHAM CARTER refuses to watch herself in boyfriend TIM...

3rd December 2007 20:02



The Things They Say 6364

"The Internet makes me feel old. I don't understand (video-sharing website) YouTube. I don't know how to, like, upload to YouTube - that seems...

3rd December 2007 20:02



Usher's Wife Takes Aim At Critics

The mother of R+B star USHER's baby boy has lashed out at the singer's jealous fans, who have made her life a misery ever since the couple announced...

3rd December 2007 22:35



Weiland Charged With Dui

VELVET REVOLVER rocker SCOTT WEILAND has been charged with driving under the influence after crashing his car last month (Nov07). The troubled star...

3rd December 2007 22:35



Brooks Hands Over Treasures To Smithsonian

GARTH BROOKS has donated a treasure chest of personal memorabilia to the Smithsonian Institute. The semi-retired singer has handed over his first...

3rd December 2007 22:35



Wilson's Lost Rap Song Released Online

A rap song THE BEACH BOYS star BRIAN WILSON recorded as a limited edition gift giveaway to fans and friends is causing a stir in cyberspace after a...

3rd December 2007 22:35



Lee 'Scratch' Perry Quits Pot

Reggae legend LEE 'SCRATCH' PERRY has quit smoking marijuana after more than 45 years, claiming he has "had enough". The 71-year-old Jamaican still...

3rd December 2007 22:35



Brooks To Play Five Shows In 30 Hours

Country star GARTH BROOKS will play all five of his sold-out Los Angeles charity shows in under 30 hours due to scheduling conflicts with the city's...

3rd December 2007 22:35



Led Zeppelin To Play Bonnaroo Festival?

Newly-reformed rock supergroup LED ZEPPELIN are to play their first U.S. show since the summer of 1977 at the Bonnaroo festival in Manchester,...

3rd December 2007 22:35



The Things They Say 6367

"My kids want to go to one of his movies. ROCCO complained that he doesn't make movies that kids can watch." MADONNA admits her children are unhappy...

3rd December 2007 22:35



Fascinating Fact 4422

The SPICE GIRLS played covers of disco classics IT'S RAINING MEN, CELEBRATION and THAT'S THE WAY (I LIKE IT) and LENNY KRAVITZ's ARE YOU GONNA GO MY...

3rd December 2007 22:35



Petty To Play At The Superbowl

TOM PETTY + THE HEARTBREAKERS will follow the likes of SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY, U2, THE ROLLING STONES and JANET JACKSON when they perform during...

3rd December 2007 22:35



Ratatouille + Surf's Up Land Multiple Annie Awards Nominations

RATATOUILLE and SURF'S UP look set to dominate the 2008 Annie Awards for film and television animation after landing 13 and 10 nominations...

3rd December 2007 22:35



Pitt Asks For Donations To His New Orleans Housing Project

BRAD PITT has called on the American public to donate money to his green housing project in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Ocean's Eleven star and...

3rd December 2007 22:35



Fox Told To Get Booked, Or Face Arrest

A judge has warned actress VIVICA A. FOX to get herself booked at a police station by 11 December (07) or a warrant will be issued for her arrest. ...

3rd December 2007 22:35



Fascinating Fact 4423

KID ROCK will team up with former RUN-DMC star REVD. RUN to tour in 2008. The odd couple, who have become friends while working on new material, will...

3rd December 2007 22:35



Timbaland Stops Rihanna's Music At Top Of European Chart

Rap producer TIMBALAND is holding off competition from RIHANNA at the top of the European singles chart for a second week - his collaboration with...

3rd December 2007 22:35



Actor/writer Blodgett Dies

Actor/writer MICHAEL BLODGETT has died after suffering a heart attack. He was 68. Blodgett, who is best known for his role in 1970 cult movie Beyond...

3rd December 2007 22:35



Knightley Avoids Technology To Remain Alone

Actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY shuns modern technology because it prevents her from spending time alone without interruptions. The 22-year-old infamously...

3rd December 2007 22:35



High School Musical Star Has Nose Surgery

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL star ASHLEY TISDALE has become the latest celebrity to undergo rhinoplasty to treat a deviated septum. Jennifer Aniston and...

3rd December 2007 22:35



Hospitals Ask To Screen Schnabel's Stroke Story

Artist/director JULIAN SCHNABEL's harrowing new movie about a real-life stroke victim facing death with a new lease on life is to be used in French...

3rd December 2007 22:35



Big Freeze For Roth In Bulgaria

TIM ROTH's dream of working with movie mogul FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA turned into a nightmare when the director made the Brit wade into the freezing...

3rd December 2007 22:35



Pop, Chaney + Karloff Inspire Depp's Sweeney Todd

JOHNNY DEPP credits punk icon IGGY POP and horror movie stars LON CHANEY and BORIS KARLOFF with helping him create the character of SWEENEY TODD for...

3rd December 2007 22:35



Leigh Launches Appeal For London Film School

British director MIKE LEIGH has launched a $14 million (GBP7 million) fundraising appeal to expand the London Film School. The Vera Drake filmmaker,...

3rd December 2007 22:35



The Things They Say 6368

"I'd like to do the ZSA ZSA GABOR story! I want to play Zsa Zsa and Eva (Gabor) and I'd like to remake TITANIC shot for shot. No, not really." JOHNNY...

3rd December 2007 22:35



Selleck: 'I'm An Actor - Not A Politician'

MAGNUM, P.I. star TOM SELLECK has ruled out running for political office, insisting he has no aspirations to follow in ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER's...

3rd December 2007 22:35



Quinto 'Awkward' About Writers Strike

HEROES star ZACHARY QUINTO feels uncomfortable about the ongoing Hollywood writers strike because he's required to work on the new STAR TREK prequel...

3rd December 2007 22:35


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