12th August 2008

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Competition Hots Up As Bb Divide Falls

Warnings of gamesmanship are as rife as ever in the Big Brother house.The biggest claim of the day came from Lisa, who said she believed the "game...

12th August 2008 0:06



Mcgraw + Hill Joke About On Golden Pond

Country couple TIM MCGRAW and FAITH HILL plan to turn to Broadway in their old age to play leading roles in ON GOLDEN POND. They are big fans of the...

12th August 2008 1:39



Cassie Ashamed Of Messy Film Debut

R+B stunner CASSIE VENTURA regrets not taking more acting classes before starring in STEP UP 2: THE STREETS - because her performance was "a mess". ...

12th August 2008 1:39



Blink Star Hoppus Sues Over Missing Millions

Former BLINK-182 star MARK HOPPUS is suing a company he claims conned him out of a small fortune over a self-service installation at MCDonald's fast...

12th August 2008 1:39



Lil Wayne's Daughter Alive + Well

Rapper LIL WAYNE's aides are assuring fans that his daughter is alive and well following weekend reports she had been killed in a car accident. ...

12th August 2008 1:39



Sean Paul Arrested In Sweden

Reggae star SEAN PAUL has been arrested on narcotics charges in Sweden. The singer was among artists and festival-goers at the Uppsala Reggae...

12th August 2008 1:39



Black Terrified Of Jungle Centipede

JACK BLACK suffered through new movie TROPIC THUNDER with bruised ribs - but the pain was nothing compared to the fear of an arthropod attack. The...

12th August 2008 1:39



The Things They Say 9163

"I just ate and ate and didn't work out... I'm the fat guy in this thing." Country star TIM MCGRAW on packing on 25 pounds (11.3 kilograms) to play a...

12th August 2008 1:39



Fascinating Fact 5793

Country singer RANDY TRAVIS has a collection of over 500 crucifixes dotted around his Santa Fe, New Mexico home.

12th August 2008 1:39



Mcgraw Quits Beer

Country star TIM MCGRAW has quit boozing because he can't stop at one beer. The singer insists he has learned over time he cannot drink in...

12th August 2008 1:39



Tito Jackson Faces Legal Action Over Loan

MICHAEL JACKSON's brother TITO has taken a hit from a British martial arts teacher, who claims the pop star owes him thousands. Matt Fiddes claims...

12th August 2008 1:39



The Things They Say 9166

"I have some engineering things that I could suggest for the changing tables... I've got some ideas... Maybe being able to put a shirt on and...

12th August 2008 1:39



The Things They Say 9165

"I started taking on all these big political ideas but I'm kind of retarded and I got my G.E.D. in prison, so I'm not qualified to discuss this...

12th August 2008 1:39



The Things They Say 9164

"I think it would be regrettable if I were to drink or smoke weed with either (TROPIC THUNDER co-stars) JACK BLACK or BEN STILLER because they would...

12th August 2008 1:39



Ritchie Has Rocknrolla Sequel Lined Up

GUY RITCHIE is praying his next movie ROCKNROLLA turns around his Hollywood fortunes, because he has already written a sequel. After a string of box...

12th August 2008 1:39



Quitting Smoking Made Moore A Better Person

Actress JULIANNE MOORE credits her decision to quit smoking for an emotional awakening that has made her a better actress and person. The Hours star...

12th August 2008 1:39



Stiller Mortified By Spielberg Rage

BEN STILLER is still haunted by the memory of upsetting STEVEN SPIELBERG as a child actor - when he called cut on a lengthy EMPIRE OF THE SUN scene...

12th August 2008 1:39



Evil Dead Tops B-movie List

EVIL DEAD 2 has topped a new U.S. magazine poll to find the Greatest B-Movie of All Time. The cult zombie film claimed 31 per cent of the Paste...

12th August 2008 1:39



Winehouse To Release Shelved Bond Track

AMY WINEHOUSE has vowed to take revenge on JAMES BOND bosses - by releasing the track she and MARK RONSON worked on for the latest movie, QUANTUM OF...

12th August 2008 7:56



Warwick And Gaynor Pay Tribute To Hayes

LATEST: Singers DIONNE WARWICK and GLORIA GAYNOR are the latest stars to pay tribute to ISAAC HAYES, who died on Sunday (10Aug08). In a statement,...

12th August 2008 7:56



Kravitz New Velvet Revolver Frontman?

Rocker LENNY KRAVITZ is rumoured to be the new frontman of VELVET REVOLVER after being spotted in a studio with the rock supergroup. The Grammy...

12th August 2008 7:56



Skinner Scrapped Entire Album

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER ditched an entire album's worth of new material while recording his latest LP. The British rapper was so tormented by...

12th August 2008 7:56



Knowles Denies Beyonce Link

BEYONCE KNOWLES' sister SOLANGE gets asked about her sibling so often she tells people they're not related. The singer is constantly questioned...

12th August 2008 7:56



Hudgens Sued For $5 Million

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL star VANESSA HUDGENS is being sued for $5 million (GBP2.5 million) by the man who helped to launch her singing career. Johnny...

12th August 2008 7:56



Stone To Record Obama's Campaign Song

British soul singer JOSS STONE is writing a campaign song for U.S. presidential hopeful BARACK OBAMA, according to reports. The star was approached...

12th August 2008 7:56



Malil Arrested Over Ex-girlfriend Stabbing

THE 40-YEAR-OLD VIRGIN actor SHELLEY MALIL has been arrested over claims he repeatedly stabbed his ex-girlfriend. Malil reportedly attacked the...

12th August 2008 7:56



Panettiere's Father Released On Bail

LATEST: HEROES star HAYDEN PANETTIERE's father ALAN has been released on $50,000 (GBP25,000) bail after being arrested for allegedly assaulting his...

12th August 2008 7:56



The Things They Say 9167

"(She is) the most beautiful woman in the world... except for my wife." Even when performing with beauty ALICIA KEYS, COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN...

12th August 2008 7:56



Mcmahon Faces Another Lawsuit

Beloved U.S. TV icon ED MCMAHON is facing yet another lawsuit - he is being sued for $250,000 (GBP125,000) by a loan company. The former The Tonight...

12th August 2008 7:56



Actor George Furth Dies

Broadway actor/director GEORGE FURTH has died. He was 75. Furth passed away at a hospital in Santa Monica, California on Monday (11Aug08), his agent...

12th August 2008 7:56



Lucas: 'Shia's Hand Is Healing'

LATEST: TRANSFORMERS star SHIA LaBEOUF's hand is recovering well after being crushed in a car accident last month (Jul08), according to co-star...

12th August 2008 7:56



Jolie To Replace Cruise In Thriller Movie

ANGELINA JOLIE will replace TOM CRUISE as the star in thriller movie EDWIN A. SALT, according to reports. The film is being rewritten to cater for...

12th August 2008 7:56



Stiller Defends Tropic Thunder

LATEST: BEN STILLER has defended his latest movie TROPIC THUNDER after learning disability groups plan to picket the Los Angeles premiere of the...

12th August 2008 7:56



Stars Donate Glasses To Charity Auction

MICHAEL CAINE and GEORGE MICHAEL are amongst a host of celebrities donating their glasses to a charity auction. Other stars including Ewan MCGregor...

12th August 2008 7:56



"Golden Age" Bbc Controller Dies

Sir Bill Cotton, the controller of BBC1 during the "golden age" of television in the 1970s, has died aged 80.The former head of light entertainment...

12th August 2008 9:28



Peter Gabriel Completes New Project

PETER GABRIEL has completed work on his BIG BLUE BALL project – some 18 years after recording began.Gabriel enlisted the help of WATERBOYS...

12th August 2008 10:54



Joss Stone To Sing Obama Track

Soul singer Joss Stone is set to record a campaign song for US presidential candidate Barack Obama, according to reports.The Devon-born songwriter is...

12th August 2008 11:14



Angelina Jolie 'To Take On Cruise Action Role'

Angelina Jolie is reported to be set to take on an action role originally thought to be going to Tom Cruise.Several male actors were interested in...

12th August 2008 11:44



Ono: 'Keep Lennon's Killer Locked Up'

JOHN LENNON'S widow YOKO ONO has urged prison bosses not to free murderer MARK CHAPMAN - insisting he will be killed if he is released. Ono believes...

12th August 2008 12:06



Festival Organisers Ban Muse Stunt

British rockers MUSE have been banned from performing a spaceship style stunt at Britain's V Festival this weekend (16-17Aug08) - because it breaches...

12th August 2008 12:06



Mccartney Plays For Kid

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY played the harmonica for a tot - after the singer learned he was named after his hit BEATLES track HEY JUDE. The former Beatles...

12th August 2008 12:06



Lennox Injures Back At Aids Event

ANNIE LENNOX was forced to pull out of the International Aids Conference after injuring her back. The singer is in Mexico for the five day...

12th August 2008 12:06



Beatle's First Contract On Sale

THE BEATLES' first ever contract with legendary manager BRIAN EPSTEIN is set to fetch a staggering $500,000 (GBP250,000) at auction. The historic...

12th August 2008 12:06



Madonna Renews Bid To Adopt Tot

LATEST: MADONNA has renewed an attempt to adopt a two-year-old girl from Malawi - despite learning her family are "not interested". The pop...

12th August 2008 12:06



Spector Judge Asked To Review Gun Evidence

LATEST: Prosecutors working on music mogul PHIL SPECTOR's murder case have asked a judge to reconsider a ruling which excludes evidence alleging the...

12th August 2008 12:06



The Things They Say 9168

"The Irish are pretty funny people, if not in their conversations and actions, then definitely in their appearance." Funnyman WILL FERRELL enjoyed a...

12th August 2008 12:06



Mendes' Oasis Crush

Hollywood actress EVA MENDES has admitted to a massive crush on OASIS frontman LIAM GALLAGHER. The Hitch star insists she became a big fan of the...

12th August 2008 12:06



British Actor Rigby Dead

British actor TERENCE RIGBY has died. He was 71. The star, who is most famous for his roles in Get Carter and Bond movie Tomorrow Never Dies, lost...

12th August 2008 12:06



Jolie Turns To Porn Star Pal For Catwoman Tips

ANGELINA JOLIE has been asking for advice on taking the role of CATWOMAN from an unlikely source - porn star TERA PATRICK. The Lara Croft star is...

12th August 2008 12:06



Trump Sues Law Firm For $5 Million

THE APPRENTICE star DONALD TRUMP has launched a $5 million (GBP2.5 million) lawsuit against his former lawyers over claims they used his name without...

12th August 2008 12:06



Johansson: 'I'm Not Allen's Muse'

SCARLETT JOHANSSON denies she has become director WOODY ALLEN's latest muse. Allen admits the Lost In Translation star is the inspiration for his...

12th August 2008 12:06



Fascinating Fact 5794

Iconic music magazine ROLLING STONE, which has featured controversial covers of JOHN LENNON, BRITNEY SPEARS and KANYE WEST, is set to change its...

12th August 2008 12:06



Britney And Russell Brand Pair Up

An unlikely duo of Britney Spears and Russell Brand have paired up to film promotional videos for the MTV Video Music awards (VMAs).The UK comedian...

12th August 2008 12:25



Singing Dentist Banned From Covering Purple Rain

PRINCE has banned a dentist who performs opera versions of modern songs from covering his hit Purple Rain.Sony BMG offered NHS employee Andrew Bain a...

12th August 2008 12:25



Olympic Singer 'A Fake'

The little girl who appeared on stage to sing a patriotic Chinese song at the Olympics opening ceremony was not the actual singer, the show's musical...

12th August 2008 15:40



Madonna Injures Ankle

MADONNA's upcoming world tour has been thrown into jeopardy - the star has injured her ankle just two weeks before the live shows kick off. The...

12th August 2008 16:10



Nfl: 'No Springsteen Deal Yet'

American football bosses are baffled by reports BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN will perform at next year's (09) Super Bowl - insisting no deal has been made. It...

12th August 2008 16:10



Obama Girls Hate Spears And Hilton

BRITNEY SPEARS and PARIS HILTON are not welcome in Democratic presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA's home - because his two young daughters can't...

12th August 2008 16:10



Halliwell Strips Off For Bikini Shoot

SPICE GIRLS star GERI HALLIWELL has stripped off for her first bikini photoshoot in seven years - insisting she is finally comfortable with her...

12th August 2008 16:10



Madonna To Perform In Givenchy

Pop superstar MADONNA has chosen French fashion house Givenchy to design the stage outfits for her upcoming world tour. The Holiday hitmaker will...

12th August 2008 16:10



Underwood Blames Fame For Barren Love Life

Country star CARRIE UNDERWOOD has been single for four months - and blames fame for hindering her love life. The singer, who ended her romance with...

12th August 2008 16:11



Led Zeppelin Exhibit Memorabilia For Charity

Legendary rockers LED ZEPPELIN will exhibit memorabilia to raise funds for guitarist JIMMY PAGE's children's charity. Concert tickets and...

12th August 2008 16:11



Perry Doesn't Make Allen Smile

LILY ALLEN has reportedly delayed the release of her upcoming album in fear of a chart showdown with KATY PERRY. Perry is dominating the...

12th August 2008 16:11



Fascinating Fact 5795

Australian singers KEITH URBAN and OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN are teaming up to record a track for the GREASE actress' forthcoming LP. The pair will...

12th August 2008 16:11



The Things They Say 9169

"My music is very sassy. It's full of attitude and humour and that's exactly my fashion sense. I may be wearing something prim and proper but...

12th August 2008 16:11



Blonsky Is Home From Jail

LATEST: HAIRSPRAY star NIKKI BLONSKY's father has returned to New York from a Caribbean island jail after he was arrested on charges of grievous...

12th August 2008 16:11



Orbach's First Wife Defends Son's Attack On Widow

LATEST: The first wife of late actor JERRY ORBACH has rushed to the defence of her son after he lashed out at his father's widow over claims she cut...

12th August 2008 16:11



Shields Shocked By Dead Celebrity Insults

Actress BROOKE SHIELDS was mortified when comics at a recent event made jokes at the expense of late celebrities HEATH LEDGER, BERNIE MAC and ESTELLE...

12th August 2008 16:11



Sandler Angry At Critics

ADAM SANDLER has blamed the media for influencing his box office ratings - because they never write good things about him. The funnyman ignores...

12th August 2008 16:11



Protestors Picket Tropic Thunder Premiere

U.S. disability advocates kept their promise and staged a protest at the premiere of BEN STILLER's latest movie TROPIC THUNDER. The film, which also...

12th August 2008 16:11



Hackford To Direct Tennessee Williams Biopic

Hollywood director TAYLOR HACKFORD is taking the life of legendary playwright TENNESSEE WILLIAMS to the big screen. Dame Helen Mirren's film maker...

12th August 2008 16:11



Parker To Play Hedda Gabler On Broadway

Actress MARY-LOUISE PARKER is heading to Broadway in a revival of HENRIK IBSEN's famous play HEDDA GABLER. The Weeds actress will start her run at...

12th August 2008 16:11



Tomb Raider: New Lara Croft Chosen

The new face of computer games heroine Lara Croft has been chosen by Tomb Raider publishers Eidos.Alison Carroll, a championship-winning gymnast, has...

12th August 2008 16:30



Dark Knight Holds Off Mummy Challenge

Brendan Fraser's turn in The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor failed to shake The Dark Knight off the top spot in this week's box office figures.It...

12th August 2008 17:58



Online Olympics Watching Grows

The first day of competition at the Beijing Olympics saw 4 million unique visitors watching at least some of the events on the NBC Olympics website....

12th August 2008 18:50



Fbn Takes Battle With Cnbc Onto Its Turf

The fledgling Fox Business Network is taking its battle against the entrenched business channel CNBC to CNBC itself. In a kind of Trojan horse...

12th August 2008 18:50



Mccain's Olympics Ads "Out Of Tune," Say Analysts

The attack ads that John McCain's campaign is running during the Olympics seem out of sync with the uplifting sort that other advertisers --...

12th August 2008 18:50



Ge Leap-frogging Nbc In China

With NBC having spent $894 million for rights to broadcast the Olympics and another $100 million for the actual cost of marketing and producing the...

12th August 2008 18:50



U.s. Version Of U.k. Dog Show To Be Launched

British reality-show producers Ricochet Television, who originally developed the Supernanny series for U.K. television before mounting it for...

12th August 2008 19:01



Can Knight Beat Titanic?

The Dark Knight has come within striking distance of displacing the original Star Wars as the second-highest-grossing movie of all time. Final...

12th August 2008 19:01



Should Movies Be Released On Dvd And Vod On Same Day?

The leading film studios have split over the question of whether to release movies on video-on-demand (VOD) on the same day they do so on DVD, the...

12th August 2008 19:01



There's Still Life In That 1942 Film

Warner Bros. has announced plans for what it is calling the "Ultimate Collector's Edition" of the 1942 Humphrey Bogart-Ingrid Bergman classic...

12th August 2008 19:01



Soundtrack Of Unreleased Movie Coming 34 Years Late

Thirty-four years after an obscure R&B group, The Final Solution, recorded a soundtrack for a blaxploitation film called Brotherman , the music from...

12th August 2008 19:12



Carey's Post-wedding Fantasy Comes True

MARIAH CAREY and new husband NICK CANNON reportedly celebrated their nuptials at a star-studded post-wedding party at the weekend (09Aug08), thanks...

12th August 2008 20:34



Brown Battles Online Music Leak

R+B star CHRIS BROWN has launched a battle to stop the public from stealing his music, after a collection of unfinished songs were posted on the...

12th August 2008 20:34



Gabriel Finishes Album After 17 Years

Rocker PETER GABRIEL has finally finished work on his new album BIG BLUE BALL, almost 20 years after he started on it. The LP comprises material the...

12th August 2008 20:34



The Allman Brothers Band Sue Label For $10 Million

American rockers THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND have launched a $10 million (GBP5 million) lawsuit against a record label over unpaid royalties. The band...

12th August 2008 20:34



Elvis And Priscilla Dolls Unveiled

Rock and roll legend ELVIS PRESLEY and his widow PRISCILLA have been immortalised in a set of dolls created by the maker of BARBIE. The first-ever...

12th August 2008 20:34



Starkey Forms Family Band

RINGO STARR's drummer son ZAK STARKEY has formed a new band with his girlfriend and daughter, three months after quitting British rockers OASIS. The...

12th August 2008 20:34



Minogue Plans Duet With Kylie

DANNII MINOGUE is desperate to record a duet with her sister KYLIE. The Australian singer took a break from her music career to film British talent...

12th August 2008 20:34



Panettiere Parents Insist Assault Mess Is Overblown

LATEST: Actress HAYDEN PANETTIERE's parents have spoken out about the incident which led to a police arrest on Monday morning (11Aug08), insisting...

12th August 2008 20:34



Peaches Geldof Marries In Vegas

SIR BOB GELDOF's daughter PEACHES has married in Las Vegas. The 19-year-old socialite wed Max Drummey in the gambling Mecca last week (beg04Aug08),...

12th August 2008 20:34



Johansson Has Plans For Second Album

Hollywood actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON is planning a follow-up to her first music record, just months after its release. The Matchpoint star released...

12th August 2008 20:34



Moore Gave Up Marriage For Hollywood

Actress JULIANNE MOORE gave up on her nine year marriage to JOHN GOULD RUBIN in a bid to find fame. The Hours star left Gould Rubin in 1995 and...

12th August 2008 20:34



John Woo Movie Is China's Biggest Ever Seller

The first installment of JOHN WOO double-feature RED CLIFF has become the most successful movie ever in China. The film has passed the 300 million...

12th August 2008 20:34



Lee: 'Film Will Be A Tribute To Mac + Hayes'

Director MALCOLM LEE is re-editing his new movie SOUL MEN in a bid to honour his late stars BERNIE MAC and ISAAC HAYES, who both died at the weekend...

12th August 2008 20:34



Fascinating Fact 5796

Actor PAUL RUDD has a lifelong fear of condiments.

12th August 2008 20:34



Cook's Fling With Nurse

British comedian PETER COOK had a secret affair with a nurse who was helping him give up alcohol. The late funnyman's widow, Judy, makes the...

12th August 2008 20:34



Crawford Denies Gossip Girl Is Bad Influence

Actor CHACE CRAWFORD denies his character in hit series GOSSIP GIRL encourages teenagers to take drugs. Crawford plays promiscuous rich kid Nate...

12th August 2008 20:34



Lennon's Killer Denied Parole

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN has been denied parole for the fifth time following a hearing on Tuesday (12Aug08). The 53-year-old is expected to...

12th August 2008 20:35



Lennon's Killer Denied Parole

JOHN LENNON's killer MARK CHAPMAN has been denied parole for the fifth time following a hearing on Tuesday (12Aug08). The 53 year old is expected to...

12th August 2008 22:13



Diddy Re-hires Choreographer He Fired

Rap mogul SEAN `DIDDY' COMBS has re-hired a choreographer who accused him of threatening her with a chair before firing her. Laurie Ann Gibson...

12th August 2008 22:13



Dmx Facing Sixth 2008 Arrest

Troubled rapper DMX is facing his sixth arrest in 2008 after failing to attend a court hearing in Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday (12Aug08). The 37 year...

12th August 2008 22:13



Jennings Records Duets With His Late Dad

Country rocker SHOOTER JENNINGS has recorded an album with his late father, WAYLON. Waylon Forever features the dead legend's classic and final...

12th August 2008 22:13



Underwood Stays In Touch With Ex-boyfriend Romo

Country music star CARRIE UNDERWOOD is having a hard time moving on after her split from American football star TONY ROMO - because he keeps calling...

12th August 2008 22:13



Stars To Pay Tribute To Troops

ZZ TOP, TOBY KEITH and JANET JACKSON will join forces to pay tribute to American troops stationed overseas as part of a global concert next month...

12th August 2008 22:13



Fascinating Fact 5797

U.S. rockers BOYS LIKE GIRLS have had a sandwich named after them at diner chain Denny's. Named after their GREAT ESCAPE track, the restaurant's...

12th August 2008 22:13



The Things They Say 9170

"She's, like, seven (foot) eight (inches) and she made me feel like a wee little man." JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE on meeting basketball player CANDACE PARKER...

12th August 2008 22:13



Mia Tyler Splits With Fiance

LIV TYLER's model sister MIA has split up with her fiance, rocker BRIAN HURRAH. The 29-year-old has made the announcement on her MySpace page, a...

12th August 2008 22:13



Cook Slams Movie Poster

Funnyman DANE COOK has hit out at the marketing bosses behind the poster for his new movie because they snubbed co-star ALEC BALDWIN and made his...

12th August 2008 22:13



Malil's Ex-girlfriend Left Mutilated By Attack

LATEST: Actor SHELLEY MALIL's ex-girlfriend was left mutilated after the 40 YEAR OLD VIRGIN star's alleged attacked on her, according to neighbours. ...

12th August 2008 22:13



Lively Distances Herself From Troubled Tv Character

GOSSIP GIRL star BLAKE LIVELY insists she's nothing like the scandalous character she plays on TV - because she has only kissed three people in her...

12th August 2008 22:13



Banks Blasts Celebrity Models

TYRA BANKS has hit out at pop stars and Hollywood's leading ladies, accusing them of stealing cosmetic contracts from hard-up supermodels. The...

12th August 2008 22:13



Paramount Bosses Refuse To Release Cruise Shots

Film fans will have to wait to see TOM CRUISE's much-anticipated cameo in new war comedy TROPIC THUNDER - because movie bosses are refusing to leak...

12th August 2008 22:13



Stuart And Rachel Face Big Brother Chop

Big Brother's housemates have nominated Stuart and Rachel to be the pair facing the public vote this Friday.The fifth round of eviction nominations...

12th August 2008 23:59


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