9th January 2008

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Prodigy Goes To Jail A Day Early

MOBB DEEP star PRODIGY reported to jail a day early on Tuesday (08Jan08) to start serving a three-and-a-half year sentence for gun possession...

9th January 2008 1:42



Lennox Facing Music Release Dilemma

ANNIE LENNOX is stuck with no way to release her new material - because she's refusing to resign to a record label, but hates the idea of internet...

9th January 2008 1:42



Shakira Turned Down Nude Scene

SHAKIRA turned down the chance to star in new movie LOVE IN THE TIME OF CHOLERA, because the role involved stripping naked. The singer has been...

9th January 2008 1:42



The Things They Say 6715

"I come from 11 brothers and sisters. When I was a kid, I thought there was 12 of us. Whenever something happened, my mom would say, 'Who did it?'...

9th January 2008 1:42



Cat Power In India With Clean Water Charity

Cult singer CAT POWER is meeting with humanitarian aid groups in India to try and help provide clean water and sanitation in the country. The...

9th January 2008 1:42



Carey Dismisses Lopez Feud Report

MARIAH CAREY has slammed an online report that quotes her as saying she'd never perform on the same stage as JENNIFER LOPEZ as "pathetic" gossip. ...

9th January 2008 1:42



Spears Removed From Peta Worst-dressed List

Animal charity People For The Ethical Treatment Of Animals has removed BRITNEY SPEARS from its annual worst-dressed list following the pop...

9th January 2008 1:42



Ice Cube Launches Online Tv Network

Actor/rapper ICE CUBE has launched an ambitious new TV-style network website. Cube and his producer/screenwriter partner DJ Pooh's U View Network...

9th January 2008 1:42



Lohan's 'Car Chase Victim' Details Medical Expenses

The woman suing LINDSAY LOHAN for assault and negligence after the actress allegedly chased her car while under the influence last year (07) has...

9th January 2008 1:42



Winslet Replaces Pregnant Kidman In Film

LATEST: KATE WINSLET has replaced NICOLE KIDMAN in World War II drama THE READER, after the pregnant Australian actress pulled out of the project. ...

9th January 2008 1:42



Hewitt Upset Bikini Shot Finally Landed Her Magazine Cover

JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT has hit out at prestigious U.S. magazine People for finally putting a picture of her on its cover - only for the photograph to...

9th January 2008 1:42



The Things They Say 6717

"I can't tell you that. I legally can't tell you because of the show. They want to be the ones to tell you. I'll give you a hint - it starts with a...

9th January 2008 1:42



Macdonald: 'I'm Not A Real Actress'

KELLY MACDONALD was riddled with fear every time she stepped onto the set of new movie NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN - because she was terrified someone...

9th January 2008 1:42



The Things They Say 6716

"I can't possibly imagine what that young girl is going through. I just hope that even with all this attention, people can find it in their hearts to...

9th January 2008 1:42



Slater Haunted By Hellraiser Past

CHRISTIAN SLATER struggles to watch the movies he starred in as a young man - because they remind him of the extreme drug addiction he suffered from...

9th January 2008 1:42



Fascinating Fact 4617

Actress ZOOEY DESCHANEL is turning to music - she's recorded an album, VOLUME ONE, with cult rocker M. WARD under the moniker SHE AND HIM. The disc...

9th January 2008 1:42



Lopez Was Under Pressure To Get Pregnant

Singer/actress JENNIFER LOPEZ is delighted she fell pregnant with her first child last year (07), because she was under pressure from her mother to...

9th January 2008 7:17



Sting Slammed For 'Excessive Carbon Footprint'

Eco-activist STING has been criticised by environmental campaigners - for creating a massive carbon footprint with his band THE POLICE at the Live...

9th January 2008 7:17



Williams Rules Out Tour

British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS has disappointed legions of fans by refusing to tour "any time soon". The Angels singer, who currently lives in Los...

9th January 2008 7:17



Cowell Urges Spears To 'Face Up To Real Life'

AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL has urged troubled star BRITNEY SPEARS to "stop being stupid" and face up to real life. The star hit the headlines...

9th January 2008 7:17



Osbourne Defends Winehouse

Reality TV star KELLY OSBOURNE refuses to pretend AMY WINEHOUSE's life is devoid of problems - and instead insists on speaking her mind to the...

9th January 2008 7:17



Sarkozy Confirms Bruni Engagement

LATEST: French president NICOLAS SARKOZY has confirmed he is to wed Italian supermodel CARLA BRUNI. The 39-year-old beauty has been dating Sarkozy...

9th January 2008 7:17



Byrne Confused By Ikea

TALKING HEADS star DAVID BYRNE was shocked by his first visit to Swedish furniture chain Ikea - because the mocked-up rooms confused him. The singer...

9th January 2008 7:17



Osbourne Gets First Cellphone Aged 59

BLACK SABBATH rocker OZZY OSBOURNE received a special gift for Christmas - his first ever cellphone at the age of 59. The singer now loves his new...

9th January 2008 7:17



Rafaeli Shuns 'Supermodel' Title

Israeli model BAR RAFAELI has shunned the title "supermodel" given to her, insisting the term should only be used to describe the women for whom it...

9th January 2008 7:17



Moore Praises Shakira's 'Good Work'

Former JAMES BOND actor SIR ROGER MOORE has lavished praise on Colombian singer SHAKIRA, branding her a "very talented lady". The actor, 80, has...

9th January 2008 7:17



Burton Slams Local Newspaper Over 'Ridiculous' Coverage

Director TIM BURTON has hit out at his local newspaper, branding its coverage of the extension to his home in north London 'ridiculous'. The Sweeney...

9th January 2008 7:17



Loren Criticises Big Brother

Screen icon SOPHIA LOREN has slammed reality TV series BIG BROTHER - and insists its viewers are wasting their time. The movie veteran, 73, finds it...

9th January 2008 7:17



The Things They Say:

"Being sexy is nothing I am trying to be, believe me. Because sexuality does not define humanity. There are many other ways of being alive, and...

9th January 2008 7:17



The Things They Say 6718

"I can do you a really nice butterfly bun or a lovely gateau." ATONEMENT star JAMES MCAVOY on the baking skills he honed before hitting the big time...

9th January 2008 7:17



Brand Hijacks Big Brother

Russell Brand became the latest celebrity to take control on last night's Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack.The stand-up comedian and TV presenter began...

9th January 2008 9:12



Glastonbury Deadline Confirmed

The deadline for fans to register for tickets to this year's Glastonbury festival has now been confirmed by organiser Michael Eavis.Hopefuls must...

9th January 2008 9:12



Bafta Rising Stars Announced

British actors Sienna Miller and Sam Riley have been earmarked as future stars ahead of the British Academy Film and Television awards...

9th January 2008 9:32



Jade, Jeremy, Victor Face Vote

Jade Eden, Jeremy Metcalfe and Victor Arata have been named as the first nominees for eviction on Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack.Nineteen-year-old...

9th January 2008 10:32



Presenter Not A Murder Suspect

Children's TV presenter Mark Speight is no longer being treated as a murder suspect over the death of his fiancee Natasha Collins.The SMArt presenter...

9th January 2008 10:52



Lower Prices For Itunes

Apple has announced that it will lower prices for iTunes music in the UK within the next six months.The technology firm said its price changes are in...

9th January 2008 10:52



Gyllenhaal Talks Dark Knight

Starring in The Dark Knight presented more of a test than actress Maggie Gyllenhaal had expected, she has admitted.The 30-year-old is to follow in...

9th January 2008 11:33



Del Toro Wants To Direct Seventh Harry Potter

Hollywood director GUILLERMO DEL TORO has revealed he would like to direct the seventh HARRY POTTER film.The HELLBOY II director has told MTV News...

9th January 2008 11:53



Housemate Heartbroken At Prospect Of Losing 'Her Boys'

BIG BROTHER CELEBRITY HIJACK housemate Emilia is devastated after nominations revealed that both her brother and potential love interest are up for...

9th January 2008 11:53



Photo Agency Denies Having Naked Britney Pics

LATEST: A celebrity photo agency has blasted claims BRITNEY SPEARS' photographer boyfriend ADNAN GHALIB has sold them naked pictures of the troubled...

9th January 2008 12:41



Timberlake And Biel To Make Movies Together

Pop superstar JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is set to take his relationship with actress JESSICA BIEL to the big screen. The couple are currently looking for a...

9th January 2008 12:41



Prodigy Escapes Jail After Being Hospitalised

MOBB DEEP star PRODIGY's jail sentence has been postponed - after he was rushed to hospital. The rapper - real name Albert Johnson - was admitted to...

9th January 2008 12:41



Shins Star Abuse Case Dropped

LATEST: THE SHINS rocker MARTY CRANDALL has had the domestic abuse case against him dropped due to lack of evidence. The New Slang star was arrested...

9th January 2008 12:41



The Things They Say 6719

"I'll go to the beach but I won't go in. I wouldn't swim with fish for GBP1 million." Pop star MIKA shares his deepest phobia with the world.

9th January 2008 12:41



Cyrus Visits Sick Fans

MILEY CYRUS took time out from her current HANNAH MONTANA tour to visit sick children in hospital. The 15-year-old star is in the middle of her Best...

9th January 2008 12:41



Carey Slams Diva Reputation - Again

R+B superstar MARIAH CAREY has again vehemently denied ever making any outrageous demands - insisting there is nothing "diva-ish" about her life. ...

9th January 2008 12:41



Madden Denies Splitting With Fiance

GOOD CHARLOTTE rocker BENJI MADDEN has laughed off reports he's split with his fiancee SOPHIE MONK. The guitarist - whose brother is frontman Joel -...

9th January 2008 12:41



Brown Embarrasses Bandmates With Sex Talk

SPICE GIRL MELANIE BROWN has sparked outrage in the U.K. for the second time in a month - by talking about her sex life onstage. The singer stunned...

9th January 2008 12:41



Stars Support Alternative People's Choice Awards

Stars REESE WITHERSPOON and JOAQUIN PHEONIX lent their support to a pre-recorded TV version of the People's Choice Awards after the ceremony was...

9th January 2008 12:41



Carlyle Confused By Typecasting

Scottish star ROBERT CARLYLE is baffled he's always cast as a dangerous movie villain, insisting he's a mild-mannered family man in real life. The...

9th January 2008 12:41



Close: 'I Was Terrified Of Douglas'

Actress GLENN CLOSE was terrified of her FATAL ATTRACTION co-star MICHAEL DOUGLAS - because he was already a seasoned celebrity in Hollywood circles...

9th January 2008 12:41



Slater Inspired By Pitt + Jolie's Good Deeds

Hollywood actor CHRISTIAN SLATER is so inspired by humanitarian couple ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT, he has vowed to increase his involvement with...

9th January 2008 12:41



Diaz's Changed Hair Colour To Attract Men

Hollywood star CAMERON DIAZ is convinced "interesting and cooler" gentlemen prefer brunettes. The Charlie's Angels actress famously ditched her...

9th January 2008 12:41



Gandolfini Engaged

THE SOPRANOS star JAMES GANDOLFINI has reportedly proposed to his longterm girlfriend DEBORAH LIN. The couple are said to have got engaged over the...

9th January 2008 12:41



The Things They Say 6720

"The Sound Of Music - With Blood!" TIM BURTON gives new horror musical SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET its own advertising tagline.

9th January 2008 12:41



People's Choice Gongs Awarded

The People's Choice awards have been given out during a pre-recorded show due to the ongoing effects of the Hollywood writers' strike.With Sunday's...

9th January 2008 13:13



No Tour From Robbie

Robbie Williams has told his fans not to expect any live shows in 2008.Writing on his official blog, the Angels star said "there definitely won't be...

9th January 2008 15:14



Spears Given Restraining Order

LATEST: BRITNEY SPEARS was handed a temporary restraining order following a stand-off with police at her Los Angeles home last week (03Jan08), it has...

9th January 2008 16:16



Maysles To Make Fall Out Boy Documentary

Legendary director ALBERT MAYSLES has teamed up with FALL OUT BOY to create a documentary covering a year in the life of the hit band. Along with...

9th January 2008 16:16



Tuck Envied Funeral For A Friend's Success

BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE's lead singer MATT TUCK sunk into a severe depression - after fellow Welsh band FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND rose to fame. The...

9th January 2008 16:16



Simpson Sits Out Of Boyfriend's Big Game

JESSICA SIMPSON is staying away from her American football star boyfriend TONY ROMO's big game on Saturday (12Jan08) - because she fears she will...

9th January 2008 16:16



50 Associate's House Is Shot Up

An associate of 50 CENT has been targetted by gunmen who peppered his New York home with bullets on Tuesday (08Jan08). Barja Walter, 32, his...

9th January 2008 16:16



Spears' Family Slams Mcgraw

BRITNEY SPEARS' family have accused DR. PHIL MCGRAW of violating their trust by making public statements about his hospital visit to the troubled...

9th January 2008 16:16



Stars Disappointed After Golden Globes Axed

LATEST: Actresses NIKKI BLONSKY and KATHERINE HEIGL have expressed their frustration after this year's (08) Golden Globes Awards ceremony was...

9th January 2008 16:16



Snipes' Application To Have Trial Moved Fails

LATEST: Actor WESLEY SNIPES has failed in a third motion to have his tax evasion trial moved out of Ocala, Florida. The New Jack City star is due to...

9th January 2008 16:16



Hard-fi Recruit Chinese Drummers

British rockers HARD-FI have recruited several Shanghai drummers to join them onstage for a performance in China later this month (Jan08). ...

9th January 2008 16:16



The Things They Say 6721

"I kind of feel like everybody knew anyway. I was on tour with a bubble gut!" Singer JENNIFER LOPEZ was aware she could no longer disguise her...

9th January 2008 16:16



The Things They Say 6722

"Frogs' legs! I would suggest deep-frying." JOHNNY DEPP predicts what his own flesh would taste like while promoting SWEENEY TODD.

9th January 2008 16:16



Mccanns Deny Hollywood Deal

The parents of missing British child MADELEINE MCCANN have denied reports they are planning to make a Hollywood movie about her disappearance. ...

9th January 2008 16:16



Sacked Actor Hospitalised

British actor JEFF STEWART has been treated in hospital after reportedly harming himself on the set of a TV show. The star of popular drama series...

9th January 2008 16:16



Rock Afraid To Publicly Back Obama

Comedian CHRIS ROCK refuses to be overly vocal in his support for presidential hopeful BARACK OBAMA - in the fear he will ruin the candidate's...

9th January 2008 16:16



Von Teese Sues Dominatrix

Burlesque beauty DITA VON TEESE is suing a Los Angeles-based dominatrix over claims she stole half the rights to her movie SLICK CITY. Von Teese -...

9th January 2008 16:16



Peacock Flies High

The combination of football, a game show, and the two-hour return of Law and Order to Wednesday nights turned NBC, the usual fourth-place network,...

9th January 2008 18:33



Polls Get The Shaft

The victory of Hillary Clinton in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary amounted to a big loss for polling companies (and, by logical extension, TV ratings...

9th January 2008 18:33



No Globes; Nbc Gives Back Gobs

NBC is not waiting to see how its press-conference version of the Golden Globes will do on Sunday before reaching out to advertisers and offering to...

9th January 2008 18:33



Cates: The (Oscar) Show Must Go On

Academy Awards show producer Gil Cates insists that the Oscars will be presented as scheduled on February 24, whether or not the strike of the...

9th January 2008 18:33



Will Massive Studio Layoffs Begin Next Week?

Warner Bros., which distributed some 1,000 60-day warning notices to employees on November 12, notifying them that they could be laid off as a result...

9th January 2008 18:33



Dga Announces 2007 Nominees

Sean Penn, known more for his acting abilities than his directorial talent, was nevertheless among the nominees for best filmmaker announced by the...

9th January 2008 18:33



Lower Movie Ticket Sales Could Hurt Newspaper Biz

The 4 percent decline in ticket sales at the U.S. box office during the fourth quarter not only bodes poorly for studios but also for newspapers,...

9th January 2008 18:33



New Line Joins Blu-ray Camp

New Line Cinema will follow the lead of corporate sibling Warner Bros. and release all future high-definition video product in the Blu-ray format...

9th January 2008 18:33



New Modem To Allow Superfast Downloads

Comcast Chairman/CEO Brian Roberts surprised attendees of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas Tuesday by unveiling a new cable modem capable...

9th January 2008 18:33



Lopez: 'Pregnancy Is My Business'

Singer JENNIFER LOPEZ refuses to talk about her pregnancy - because the tabloid media have made a "destructive" circus of her private life in the...

9th January 2008 19:19



Cash Tribute Concert Axed

Officials have cancelled a tribute concert marking the 40th anniversary of JOHNNY CASH's acclaimed performance at California's Folsom State Prison. ...

9th January 2008 19:19



Spears' Former Bodyguard Blames Drugs For Breakdown

BRITNEY SPEARS' former bodyguard TONY BARETTO has blamed the singer's alleged use of narcotics for her recent breakdown. The Toxic hitmaker hit the...

9th January 2008 19:19



The Coral Guitarist Quits

THE CORAL guitarist BILL RYDER-JONES has parted ways with the British band. But the rockers said they would continue working on new material and...

9th January 2008 19:19



Bullet For My Valentine: 'We're Ashamed Of Our Salaries '

Rockers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE are ashamed of their increasing salaries. The Welsh stars have sold nearly a million copies of their debut album The...

9th January 2008 19:19



Spears Uses Juno For Support

JAMIE LYNN SPEARS is using the soundtrack to new movie JUNO - about a 16-year-old girl who becomes pregnant - to help her cope with her own teenage...

9th January 2008 19:19



Cher And Daughter To Star In Gay Reality Show

Pop superstar CHER is planning to star in a reality TV show with her lesbian daughter CHASTITY. The pair will counsel youngsters too scared to come...

9th January 2008 19:19



Barton's Sister Suffers Overdose

MISCHA BARTON's younger sister HANIA suffered a drug overdose the same day the O.C. star was caught drunk driving. Wannabe actress Hania Barton, 19,...

9th January 2008 19:19



Hasselhoff's Spent Holidays In Hawaiian Rehab

Recovering alcoholic DAVID HASSELHOFF spent Christmas and New Year in a rehab clinic in Hawaii. The former Baywatch star checked into the facility...

9th January 2008 19:19



Gyllenhaal And Witherspoon To Marry?

Hollywood's hottest new item JAKE GYLLENHAAL and REESE WITHERSPOON are heading for the altar, according to reports. Friends claim Gyllenhaal...

9th January 2008 19:19



Cruise Book Blasts Myths

A controversial new TOM CRUISE biography alleges the actor was an insatiable womaniser during high school. The actor has been hounded throughout his...

9th January 2008 19:19



Burton Bans Musicals

British actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER is banned from singing songs from musicals to her son - because her partner TIM BURTON believes he will "turn...

9th January 2008 19:19



Lucy Liu Plans European Move

Actress LUCY LIU isn't expecting the writer's strike to end anytime soon - she's moving to Europe. Shooting on the 38-year-old's new show Cashmere...

9th January 2008 19:19



Hilton Logo Row

NICKY HILTON is caught up in a row with a designer she hired to create the logo for her clothing line. The heiress struck a deal with Florida...

9th January 2008 19:19



Amy Winehouse: 'Rehab Can't Fix Me'

Troubled singer AMY WINEHOUSE is convinced no rehab centre can cure her drink and drug demons - she has to fix herself. The Rehab star spent some...

9th January 2008 22:22



Obama Recruits Jay-z + Kanye To Spread Social Message

U.S. presidential hopeful Senator BARACK OBAMA is planning to use rappers including JAY-Z and KANYE WEST to help educate the American public if he...

9th January 2008 22:22



Spears' Assistant Denies Falling Out With Singer

BRITNEY SPEARS' assistant ALLI SIMS has dismissed reports she's fallen out with the troubled pop superstar because she was in New York when her...

9th January 2008 22:22



Radiohead At Number One On U.s. Albums Chart

RADIOHEAD's IN RAINBOWS has topped the U.S. albums chart on its first week of release on physical formats, knocking MARY J. BLIGE off the number one...

9th January 2008 22:22



Britney: 'I'd Die For My Sons'

BRITNEY SPEARS told a photographer she would die for her children, during a candid photoshoot before her recent meltdown. Dan Brubaker spent an hour...

9th January 2008 22:22



Lapd May Be Held In Contempt Over The Game's Money

The Los Angeles Police Department may be held in contempt of court for allegedly withholding $40,000 (GBP20,000) belonging to rapper THE GAME. ...

9th January 2008 22:22



Penn + Anderson Nominated For Dga's Best Director Prize

SEAN PENN and PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON are among the filmmakers nominated for the prestigious Best Director Of 2007 honour by the Directors Guild Of...

9th January 2008 22:22



The Things They Say 6723

"I literally used to lie in the bathtub and play with it." Singer CARNIE WILSON talks about the excess skin she had after she underwent gastric...

9th January 2008 22:22



Kiedis To Become Better Dad By Surfing

Rocker ANTHONY KIEDIS has made a new year's resolution to spend as much time as possible surfing - so he can be a better father. The Red Hot Chili...

9th January 2008 22:22



Borgnine Upset To Miss Out On Big Day At Golden Globes

Veteran actor ERNEST BORGNINE is disappointed the Golden Globe Awards ceremony has been cancelled - after he was nominated at the age of 90. ...

9th January 2008 22:22



Holmes To Run Boston Marathon

KATIE HOLMES has registered to take part in the Boston, Massachusetts marathon in April (08). The wife of Tom Cruise finished New York City's...

9th January 2008 22:22



Harrelson Catches Movie Thief

WOODY HARRELSON came to the rescue after a thief stole JENNIFER ANISTON's wedding dress from their new movie MANAGEMENT. A woman, posing as a...

9th January 2008 22:22



Griffin's Last Joke

Late comedy legend MERV GRIFFIN has cracked his last joke - a funny one-liner on his cemetery tombstone. The talk show host died last August (07) at...

9th January 2008 22:22



Smith Fell For Canine Co-star

WILL SMITH fell so in love with his canine co-star on new movie I AM LEGEND, he tried to buy her. Smith bonded with German Shepherd Abbey, and...

9th January 2008 22:22



Oswalt And Cross Square Up

Stand-up comedians PATTON OSWALT and DAVID CROSS are feuding over Cross' decision to take on a part Oswalt rejected in ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS. King...

9th January 2008 22:22



Anderson's Ice Hockey Fracas With Father

PAMELA ANDERSON had to lock her drunk father in a professional ice hockey team's tour bus after he tried to steal the coveted Stanley Cup. The...

9th January 2008 22:22



The Things They Say 6724

"She hates it when I lose weight, she can't stand it. She likes man, she doesn't like boy." Actor JOSH BROLIN reveals his wife DIANE LANE dislikes it...

9th January 2008 22:22



The Things They Say 6725

"They say this type of stuff builds character and all that, and what doesn't kill us makes us bitter - I mean stronger." CHARLIE SHEEN reflects on...

9th January 2008 22:22


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