22nd February 2008

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Etta James Will Coach Beyonce On Chess Movie Role

LATEST: BEYONCE KNOWLES will be coached for her role as ETTA JAMES in a forthcoming movie about blues label Chess Records by the singing legend...

22nd February 2008 1:31



Paramore Cancel Tour Due To Inter-band Personal Issues

The future of PARAMORE is in doubt after the U.S. rockers abruptly cancelled the remainder of their European tour, blaming "a lot of internal...

22nd February 2008 1:31



Jay-z Backs Shooting Widow

Rap entrepreneur SHAWN 'JAY-Z' CARTER has pledged his high-profile support to the widow of an unarmed man gunned down by New York police officers -...

22nd February 2008 1:31



Hanson's Wife Is Pregnant Again

HANSON star ISAAC HANSON is celebrating after learning his wife is expecting their second child. The 27-year-old and his spouse Nicole already have...

22nd February 2008 1:31



The Things They Say 7303

"Let the rumours fly!" JANET JACKSON laughs off reports she is preparing to make music producer JERMAINE DUPRI her third husband.

22nd February 2008 1:32



The Things They Say 7302

"I know I'm supposed to be a man and all that, but I still really feel like a 17-year-old kid. I guess with my genes, I look in the mirror, and I'm...

22nd February 2008 1:32



Mel C: 'Spice Bandmates Show Real Girl Power'

SPICE GIRL MELANIE CHISHOLM has hailed her child-bearing bandmates, insisting combining motherhood with a career is true "girl power". More than 10...

22nd February 2008 1:32



The Things They Say 7301

"Actually, I was waiting to divorce from my famous actress wife to have something to say." THE BLACK CROWES frontman CHRIS ROBINSON jokes that he's...

22nd February 2008 1:32



The Things They Say 7300

"I have no social life, but it's worth it. There's no creativity in partying - not for me." Singer/producer PHARRELL WILLIAMS is concentrating on his...

22nd February 2008 1:32



Van Halen's Ex Bertinelli Confesses To Couple's Affairs

Rocker EDDIE VAN HALEN's ex-wife VALERIE BERTINELLI has broken her silence on the couple's divorce, admitting they split because they were both...

22nd February 2008 1:32



The Things They Say 7304

"He's a sweetheart and that's all I'm gonna say. Sweetheart." Model MIRANDA KERR refuses to discuss her reported romance with ORLANDO BLOOM.

22nd February 2008 1:32



Sophia Bush Holds Out For Mr. Right

SOPHIA BUSH has vowed to remain single two years after splitting from boyfriend CHAD MICHAEL MURRAY, because she's holding out for Mr. Right. The TV...

22nd February 2008 1:32



Actress Barclay Dead At 91

British actress MARY BARCLAY has died. She was 91. Barclay passed away at a Guernsey nursing home on Tuesday (19Feb08); she had been living on the...

22nd February 2008 1:32



Farrow Praises 'Wonderful' Jolie

Actress MIA FARROW has lavished praise on ANGELINA JOLIE for balancing her Hollywood career with her role as a United Nations goodwill ambassador. ...

22nd February 2008 1:32



Ledger Painting Entered Into Australian Art Contest

A painting of late actor HEATH LEDGER is in competition to land a prestigious Australian art prize. The portrait, titled Heath and painted by...

22nd February 2008 1:32



Alley To Sue Tabloid Over Weight Allegation

Actress-turned-weightloss queen KIRSTIE ALLEY is taking legal action against an American tabloid that claimed she was fired from dieting company...

22nd February 2008 1:32



Madonna + Moore Among Stars Urged To Get Hepatitis Shot

Doctors are urging MADONNA, DEMI MOORE, BRUCE WILLIS and GWYNETH PALTROW to have a hepatitis shot as soon as possible after it emerged a barman...

22nd February 2008 1:32



Fascinating Fact 4887

Ladies man GEORGE CLOONEY took his first date to the cinema - to watch ROBERT DE NIRO in MARTIN SCORSESE's urban despair movie TAXI DRIVER.

22nd February 2008 1:32



Mr. T: 'I'll Never Cut Off My Mohawk'

THE A-TEAM star MR. T has vowed to never shave off his trademark mohawk - because he believes his exotic hairstyle has been the key to his Hollywood...

22nd February 2008 1:32



Lutfi Restraining Order Extended

LATEST: BRITNEY SPEARS' estranged manager SAM LUTFI has had a temporary restraining order filed against him extended until 17 March (08). U.S....

22nd February 2008 7:15



Aaron Carter Busted For Drug Possession

Pop star AARON CARTER has been arrested for drug possession in Texas. The 20-year-old was pulled over by cops after he was spotted speeding in...

22nd February 2008 7:15



Hairspray Leads The Way At Theatregoers' Choice Awards

The London stage adaptation of HAIRSPRAY has swept the board at the British Theatregoers' Choice Awards, winning a record seven prizes. The hit show...

22nd February 2008 7:15



The Things They Say 7307

"I do tend to follow my instinct and I think it was the right decision to stop in the Eighties and it was the right decision to go back on tour now....

22nd February 2008 7:15



The Things They Say 7306

"Probably macaroni and cheese, or any kind of fried meat. Fried chicken, fried steak..." Singer-turned-actress NORAH JONES reveals her favourite...

22nd February 2008 7:15



The Things They Say 7305

"The title of the company says it all, Translation... We don't walk into a store and hit the breakdance moves and things like that. It's just a...

22nd February 2008 7:15



Lennon's Ex-wife Praises Pang's Book Of Photos

JOHN LENNON's first wife CYNTHIA has pledged her full support to the late BEATLE's ex-girlfriend MAY PANG and the forthcoming release of her book...

22nd February 2008 7:15



Winehouse Trashes $600-A-night Hotel Room

AMY WINEHOUSE has angered bosses at the London hotel where she is currently staying after causing $6,000 (GBP3,000)-worth of damage to the luxury...

22nd February 2008 7:15



Chavez Denies Banning Sanz, Invites Him To Perform

LATEST: Venezuelan President HUGO CHAVEZ has laughed off reports he objected to Spanish singer ALEJANDRO SANZ performing in his country, insisting...

22nd February 2008 7:15



Storch Ordered To Pay Up Over Reneged Loan

Producer SCOTT STORCH has been ordered to pay back more than $500,000 (GBP250,000) to a record label boss after reneging on a loan deal. The Lean...

22nd February 2008 7:15



Akon Fans Riot At Danish Concert

R+B singer AKON's free concert at a shopping mall in Denmark descended into violence on Wednesday (20Feb08) when fans began rioting as police...

22nd February 2008 7:15



The Things They Say 7310

"(He was) one of the most beautiful young men with whom I have ever worked. I sat looking at him while we were filming the nude scenes, thinking,...

22nd February 2008 7:15



The Things They Say 7309

"It's fun to hang out with unpredictable people. It is scary, but that's what makes some people interesting. They all have a rebellious and crazy...

22nd February 2008 7:15



The Things They Say 7308

"Even when the tabloids say really crappy things... and you know it's not true, you have to at least publicly have a sense of humour about it."...

22nd February 2008 7:15



Falco Returns To Tv As Comedy Nurse

Former THE SOPRANOS star EDIE FALCO is to front a new TV comedy starring as a New York City nurse. The actress garnered critical acclaim for her...

22nd February 2008 7:15



Verbinski Set To Shoot First Animated Film

Director GORE VERBINSKI is set to embark on his first animated movie project - working on a budget of $100 million (GBP50 million). The Pirates of...

22nd February 2008 7:15



Jagger Denies Signing Dodd Knighthood Petition

LATEST: SIR MICK JAGGER has denied reports he has backed a campaign to have British comedian KEN DODD knighted. The Rolling Stones frontman was...

22nd February 2008 7:15



Clooney: 'I'm The Hillary Clinton Of The Oscars'

GEORGE CLOONEY has compared his battle for the Best Actor Oscar at the forthcoming Academy Awards to the U.S. presidential race between HILLARY...

22nd February 2008 7:15



Longoria Parker Dismisses Latest Pregnancy Reports

LATEST: EVA LONGORIA PARKER has been forced to issue another statement denying persistent rumours she is pregnant. The Desperate Housewives beauty,...

22nd February 2008 7:15



Lopez Gives Birth To Girl And Boy

JENNIFER LOPEZ has become a mother for the first time - after giving birth to a boy and a girl in New York. The children - fathered by the singer's...

22nd February 2008 8:35



Lindsay Lohan To Star Alongside Jack Black

LINDSAY LOHAN is returning to her comedic roots with a starring role in JACK BLACK's new film.The Hollywood starlet, who garnered praised for her...

22nd February 2008 11:53



Foo Fighters Take On Comic Company

THE FOO FIGHTERS are suing Marvel Comics fro copyright infringement after the comic book giant used two of their songs for a TV advert without...

22nd February 2008 11:53



Singer Jennifer Lopez Gives Birth To Twins In New York

Jennifer Lopez has given birth to twins at a hospital in New York, her first children with husband Marc Anthony.People magazine claims that her...

22nd February 2008 11:53



Pink Floyd Deny Pub Gig Rumours

PINK FLOYD rockers ROGER WATERS and NICK MASON have denied they are snubbing high profile concert arenas to play a reunion gig in a village pub. ...

22nd February 2008 12:37



Lopez Gives Birth To Girl And Boy Twins

JENNIFER LOPEZ has become a mother for the first time - after giving birth to a boy and a girl in New York. The children - fathered by the singer's...

22nd February 2008 12:37



Firth Worries For Elderly Fans

Actor COLIN FIRTH is worried his sex appeal may be dangerous for the health of his older fans - after learning an elderly woman was ordered by her...

22nd February 2008 12:37



Panettiere Album To Get 2008 Release

HEROES star HAYDEN PANETTIERE is set to delight fans by releasing her much-anticipated debut album later this year (08). The 18-year-old actress...

22nd February 2008 12:37



The Things They Say 7311

"Don't believe the tabloids. It is true what they say about me and men - (I) make them wear crocheted pants and shin guards!" Soul legend ERYKAH BADU...

22nd February 2008 12:37



Barlow Slams Brit Award Organisers

TAKE THAT star GARY BARLOW has blasted the organisers of the Brit Awards for failing to give the band the recognition they deserve. The reformed...

22nd February 2008 12:37



Timberlake Tapped By Givenchy

Pop superstar JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has been unveiled as the new spokesmodel for fragrance house Parfums Givenchy, because he is "modern elegance"...

22nd February 2008 12:37



Rowland Feared Flashing At The Brits

R+B star KELLY ROWLAND watched Wednesday's (20Feb08) Brit Awards wracked with nerves, even though she wasn't nominated for a prize - because she was...

22nd February 2008 12:37



Minogue Denies Engagement Rumours

Pop superstar KYLIE MINOGUE has denied reports she is engaged to be married. The 39-year-old was spotted wearing diamonds on her ring finger at a...

22nd February 2008 12:37



Fascinating Fact 4889

DOCTOR WHO star BILLIE PIPER and actor husband LAURENCE FOX have gone under the tattooist's needle to celebrate their December (07) marriage name....

22nd February 2008 12:37



The Things They Say 7312

"I always feel like: 'This is it, oh my God. What if this film bombs? Then no more movies for Jackie. It's back to living at my mum's house.'"...

22nd February 2008 12:37



Police Arrest Four Over Model's Death

LATEST: Police have arrested four people in connection with the death of Irish model KATY FRENCH. French collapsed at a friend's party in December...

22nd February 2008 12:37



Fascinating Fact 4888

The first movie GEORGE CLOONEY saw was musical MARY POPPINS.

22nd February 2008 12:37



Humphries Pays Tribute To Sidekick Perry

Australian comedian BARRY HUMPHRIES has paid tribute to late English actress EMILY PERRY. The star played long-suffering sidekick Madge Allsop to...

22nd February 2008 12:37



Black: 'I'm No Action Hero'

Comedian JACK BLACK has vowed never to play the part of an action hero - because he doesn't have the musclebound body of ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER. The...

22nd February 2008 12:37



Britney Spears' Ex-manager Ordered To Keep Away From Her

The ex-manager of troubled singer Britney Spears has been ordered to stay away from her by a Los Angeles judge.US district court judge Philip...

22nd February 2008 13:13



Apprenticeships Announced To Boost UK's Creativity

Thousands of apprenticeships are to be created to boost the UK's creativity, the government announced today.BBC at mediacity:uk, Tate Liverpool,...

22nd February 2008 13:13



Walliams To Star As Frankie Howerd In Drama About His Life

David Walliams is to take on his "dream role" of playing Frankie Howerd in a drama about the comedian and actor's life.The Little Britain star will...

22nd February 2008 14:33



Dash Spooked By Lunar Eclipse

Hip-hop mogul DAMON DASH was unable to enjoy a recent lunar eclipse - because he was left terrified by the celestial event. The entrepreneur - who...

22nd February 2008 16:11



Exodus Clash With Gig Security

Heavy metal band EXODUS clashed with security officials at a recent gig and sparked chaos - after a fan was thrown out of the venue for...

22nd February 2008 16:11



Police Chief Slams Proposed 'Britney Law'

LATEST: Plans to protect celebrities like BRITNEY SPEARS from the paparazzi have been dealt a major blow by Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD)...

22nd February 2008 16:11



Jones Not Interested In Oscars

Actor TOMMY LEE JONES refused to leap for joy when he was named an Oscar nominee - because winning awards for his movie work means nothing to him. ...

22nd February 2008 16:11



Cyrus Is Backed By Travel Safety Expert

LATEST: A travel safety expert is furious MILEY CYRUS has faced such heavy criticism for failing to wear a seatbelt in new concert movie HANNAH...

22nd February 2008 16:11



The Things They Say 7313

"I'm still learning to be a musician, songwriter, composer, arranger." POLICE frontman STING insists the music industry continues to challenge him,...

22nd February 2008 16:11



Sum 41'S Tourbus Ban

An American tourbus company has banned SUM 41 from hiring any more of their luxurious on-the-road vehicles - after the Canadian rockers trashed the...

22nd February 2008 16:11



Justin Hawkins' Drug Abuse Ruined The Darkness

Former THE DARKNESS guitarist DAN HAWKINS has blamed his frontman brother's drug abuse for the collapse of the British band. Hawkins - who has since...

22nd February 2008 16:11



Alice In Chains Star Lookalike Signs Up For Biopic

Hollywood newcomer LATHAN MCKAY has been selected to play tragic ALICE IN CHAINS frontman LAYNE STALEY in upcoming biopic GET BORN AGAIN. The...

22nd February 2008 16:11



Lohan To Star With Black

Hollywood star LINDSAY LOHAN has signed up to test her comedy skills alongside JACK BLACK in romantic comedy YE OLDE TIMES. The actress is due to...

22nd February 2008 16:11



Children's Tv Studio In Sex Case

The bosses of a U.S. film company, which produces children's TV and movies, has been struck with a sexual harassment lawsuit by a woman claiming she...

22nd February 2008 16:11



The Things They Say 7314

"Thankfully SAM's all beautiful and looks like TANYA, because, with the genes from me, she could've given birth to a pot-bellied pig." Comedian JACK...

22nd February 2008 16:11



Will Smith Wins Apology And Damages Over Adolf Hitler Claim

The actor Will Smith has won undisclosed damages in a London court over false claims he described Nazi leader Adolf Hitler as a "good person".Judge...

22nd February 2008 17:55



Brit Awards Winners And Performers 'See Sales Surge'

The winners and performers at this year's Brit awards have reportedly seen sales of their albums experience an immediate spike.HMV has reported a...

22nd February 2008 17:55



Cbs To Bring Classic Tv Series To Web

CBS may have originally scorned Star Trek, allowing NBC to become the first network to carry the program, but those classic NBC episodes are about to...

22nd February 2008 18:17



Soap's Gay Characters Hit From Right And Left

CBS and Procter and Gamble have been caught in a pincers attack over a storyline involving a gay couple on the long-running As the World Turns, the...

22nd February 2008 18:17



Survivor Can't Survive Idol

CBS's Survivor: Micronesiamay have been handily beating the competition in the 8:00 p.m. hour on Thursdays so far this season, but it proved to be no...

22nd February 2008 18:17



Variety: How Green?

Variety has been put up for sale. Saying that it wants to get away from publications that are heavily dependent on advertising and concentrate...

22nd February 2008 18:17



Movie Reviews: Be Kind Rewind

Roger Ebert's review in the Chicago Sun-Times of Michel Gondry's Be Kind Rewind, starring Jack Black, is probably a whole lot funnier than the movie...

22nd February 2008 18:17



Movie Reviews: Vantage Point

Love the concept, hate the execution. That's essentially the attitude of most critics to Vantage Point. The film is a kind of Rashomon, presenting a...

22nd February 2008 18:17



Vantage Point Given The Advantage

From the vantage point of most box-office analysts, Sony's political thriller Vantage Point, will likely be the film to beat this weekend. A...

22nd February 2008 18:17



Springer Says He Wouldn't Watch His Show

Jerry Springer has admitted that if he weren't hosting his daily talk show, he "wouldn't watch" it. In an interview with the Philadelphia Daily News,...

22nd February 2008 18:17



Criminal Minds First Drama To Return

CBS's Criminal Minds went back into production on Thursday after executive producer Ed Bernero was able to bang out a script in one week, assemble...

22nd February 2008 18:17



Bbc To Begin Streaming To Iphones

Only one day after announcing that it had begun selling copies of several of its most popular TV shows on Apple's online iTunes Store in the U.K.,...

22nd February 2008 18:17



Oscar: Worth Its Weight In Gold?

Because of the soaring price of gold over the past year, each Oscar statuette will cost the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences $100 more...

22nd February 2008 18:17



Movie Reviews: Charlie Bartlett

Charlie Bartlett, starring Anton Yelchin, is getting vastly mixed reviews. The title character finds popularity at his high school by taking over a...

22nd February 2008 18:17



Facebook Suffers 'First-ever' Monthly Drop In UK Visitors

UK visitor numbers at Facebook fell for the first-time in two years, new figures today claimed.According to analyst Nielsen Online, 400,000 fewer...

22nd February 2008 18:35



Octogenarian Brucie Reveals His Youthful Secrets

Bruce Forsyth has shed light on how he stays young at heart after celebrating his 80th birthday.The venerable entertainer – whose television...

22nd February 2008 18:56



Mock-rock Video Man Closed Down By Youtube

A Finnish man who mocked rockers SLASH, METALLICA and STEVE VAI by posting poorly dubbed re-recordings over actual footage of them online has been...

22nd February 2008 19:22



Cyrus Offers Faith + Family Advice To Troubled Peers

Teenager MILEY CYRUS has served up some wise words to her troubled peers - family and faith are more important than partying. In an expose as part...

22nd February 2008 19:22



Monaghan Joins X-men Prequel

Former LOST star DOMINIC MONAGHAN is set to return to his adopted LORD OF THE RINGS home, New Zealand, after signing up to join the all-star cast of...

22nd February 2008 19:22



Emmerich Hits Out At Gibson

Director ROLAND EMMERICH has hit out at actor-turned-director MEL GIBSON's movie APOCALYPTO, labelling it one dimensional. Emmerich and Gibson...

22nd February 2008 19:22



Fans Protest Gay Discrimination On As The World Turns

Fans of AS THE WORLD TURNS have launched a campaign against the U.S. soap opera, claiming the producers portray a pair of gay lovers differently than...

22nd February 2008 19:22



Klum: 'I Was Pressured Into Inviting Britney Home'

German supermodel HEIDI KLUM regrets inviting troubled BRITNEY SPEARS to live with her - it was all she could think of to say when she was grilled...

22nd February 2008 19:22



Cody To Wear Million Dollar Shoes To The Oscars

Oscar-nominee DIABLO CODY will look like a million dollars when she steps out on the red carpet at the Academy Awards on Sunday (24Feb08) -...

22nd February 2008 19:22



Knoxville Recovering From Surgery

LATEST: TV stuntman JOHNNY KNOXVILLE is recovering from surgery after having his genitals stitched up. The Jackass star was attempting to replicate...

22nd February 2008 19:22



The Things They Say 7316

"Ah, not hard to look at. And she can sing too, which is amazing. She's great." Veteran rocker STING enjoyed working with THE PUSSYCAT DOLLS...

22nd February 2008 19:22



The Things They Say 7315

"I'm still an athlete. You don't want to go on looking like a dodgy old geezer." Rocker STING works out to look his best on stage.

22nd February 2008 19:22



Costello's Scary Tattoo Encounter

A pal of SUM 41 rocker DERYK WHIBLEY left ELVIS COSTELLO fearing he was the victim of a crazed stalker - after he showed him his tattoo of the music...

22nd February 2008 19:22



Moby Was A Hated Man For Dating Portman

Dance star MOBY left legions of "nerds" fuming - when he began dating actress NATALIE PORTMAN. The Go hitmaker, real name Richard Melville Hall,...

22nd February 2008 19:22



Simmons Pens Prostitute Book

KISS star GENE SIMMONS is poised to shock the literary world with his latest book - a frank history of prostitution. The tome - entitled Ladies Of...

22nd February 2008 19:22



Jonas Brothers Make Purity Pledge

Hot U.S. pop trio THE JONAS BROTHERS have vowed to stay virgins until they wed. The three brothers, Kevin, Joe, and Nick Jonas, have revealed...

22nd February 2008 19:22



The Things They Say 7319

"I look like KATIE HOLMES. Katie Holmes with TOM CRUISE's haircut." Actress SELMA BLAIR regrets chopping off her long locks.

22nd February 2008 19:22



The Things They Say 7318

"I don't really worry about it because I've danced my whole life. I work out all the time and I'm not worried about being totally perfect." FOOL'S...

22nd February 2008 19:22



Serkis Hits Out At Blair And Bush

British actor ANDY SERKIS has lambasted former U.K. prime minister TONY BLAIR and U.S. president GEORGE W. BUSH over the war in Iraq - insisting they...

22nd February 2008 19:22



Dee Feared Never Winning Oscar

Veteran actress RUBY DEE was stunned when she received an Oscar nomination - because she grew up believing African-Americans would never be...

22nd February 2008 19:22



Weaving Joins The Wolfman

THE MATRIX villain HUGO WEAVING is to join BENICIO DEL TORO and SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS in the star-studded new remake of THE WOLFMAN. The Australian...

22nd February 2008 19:22



Gosling Falls For Sex Doll

Actor RYAN GOSLING became emotionally attached to a silicone sex doll on the set of his latest film LARS AND THE REAL GIRL. The Notebook star plays...

22nd February 2008 19:22



The Things They Say 7317

"He has a lot of hair. That was not a wig." Supermodel HEIDI KLUM on Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue photospread partner WILL FERRELL.

22nd February 2008 19:22



Moss Parts With Torn Dress

Supermodel KATE MOSS has donated a damaged Christian Dior dress to a charity auction aimed at raising funds for cancer research. The catwalk beauty...

22nd February 2008 19:22


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