29th August 2008

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Jackson Reigns King Of Dance World

MICHAEL JACKSON's moonwalk has left generations of dancers aspiring to mimic his famous moves, according to the world's top choreographers. Jackson...

29th August 2008 0:08



Sony Release Jackson Birthday Lp

MICHAEL JACKSON's record company has released a "fans' favourite" compilation album - to celebrate the legendary singer turning 50. Fans across the...

29th August 2008 0:13



New York Declares Michael Jackson Day

A New York politician has declared 23 August (08) as Michael Jackson Day - in honour of the star's 50th birthday and the 25th anniversary of his...

29th August 2008 0:13



Three-day Thriller In Vegas

MICHAEL JACKSON fans celebrated their hero's 50th birthday with a three-day party in Las Vegas. The 72-hour Born To Entertain extravaganza in the...

29th August 2008 0:14



Jackson Becomes Part Of History

MICHAEL JACKSON's legendary album THRILLER has been added to the U.S. National Recording Registry, which preserves records deemed "culturally and...

29th August 2008 0:14



Jackson 'Transformed' Black Music

MICHAEL JACKSON still reigns as one of the most prominent figures in African-American music, nearly four decades after launching his career. Jackson...

29th August 2008 0:14



Jackson Launches Exclusive Web Game

MICHAEL JACKSON has launched a gaming contest to run across three social network websites, with a prize of two round-the-world plane tickets for the...

29th August 2008 0:15



Jackson Fan Has Lookalike Surgery

An obsessed MICHAEL JACKSON fan splashed out $40,000 (GBP22,000) on plastic surgery to look exactly like the star. Steve Erhard had a chin implant,...

29th August 2008 0:15



Jackson Fans' Thriller Flashmob

A flashmob of people recreating MICHAEL JACKSON dance moves took place in London on Thursday (28Aug08). More than 150 people descended on London's...

29th August 2008 0:34



$10,000 For Rare Jackson Disc

A mega-rare MICHAEL JACKSON record is up for auction - and is expected to fetch a stunning $10,000 (GBP5,400). The promo CD, said to be one of only...

29th August 2008 0:34



Thriller Named Jackson's Best Hit

THRILLER has been voted MICHAEL JACKSON's best song ever by fans celebrating the pop legend's 50th birthday. To mark the big occasion PopEater.com...

29th August 2008 0:36



Fat Joe Raps Daddy Yankee For Mccain Support

Rapper FAT JOE has lashed out at fellow Puerto Rican DADDY YANKEE for publicly endorsing U.S. presidential candidate JOHN MCCAIN. The reggaeton...

29th August 2008 1:39



No More Flying For B.b. King

Blues legend B.B. KING has been banned from piloting his plane - because, at almost 83, he's too much of an insurance risk. The guitarist, a...

29th August 2008 1:39



Dolly Has To Wait For 9 To 5

The debut of DOLLY PARTON's 9 TO 5 musical has been put on hold due to technical issues. The stage spectacular was expected to open for previews at...

29th August 2008 1:39



Adkins Plans For Persian Gulf Trip

Country star TRACE ADKINS is planning another tour of duty to visit and perform for U.S. troops stationed in the Persian Gulf. The Chrome singer,...

29th August 2008 1:39



Smith Revelled In 16-Year Break

Punk icon PATTI SMITH has fond memories of the 16-years she spent away from showbusiness - because it allowed her to enjoy the simple life with her...

29th August 2008 1:39



Paul Wall Calls For Rappers To Celebrate Married Life

PAUL WALL has urged his married rap peers to be more honest about their status - and celebrate matrimony. The Texas-based rap star, real name Paul...

29th August 2008 1:39



Fascinating Fact 5890

According to a new expose on crooner ANDY WILLIAMS, assassinated politician ROBERT KENNEDY was buried wearing one of the singer's ties. The two men...

29th August 2008 1:39



The Things They Say 9301

"BITTER SWEET (SYMPHONY) is the greatest pop anthem of all time." THE VERVE's RICHARD ASHCROFT is confident he wrote a classic

29th August 2008 1:39



Duchovny Checks Into Rehab For Sex Addiction

X-FILES star DAVID DUCHOVNY has entered rehab in a bid to control his sexual urges. The actor, who is married to Tea Leoni, has a sex addiction,...

29th August 2008 1:39



Bennifer In Denver For Democratic Convention

The Democratic National Convention was the hottest ticket in America on Thursday night (28Aug08) as ex-lovers BEN AFFLECK and JENNIFER LOPEZ were...

29th August 2008 1:39



Another Scrubs Star To Quit

Actress JUDY REYES has become the latest SCRUBS star to quit the hit medical comedy. Reyes, who plays new mum Carla Espinosa on the show, is...

29th August 2008 1:40



Oprah Drops 15 Spots On Forbes Power List

Media titan OPRAH WINFREY has been named the 36th most powerful woman in the world in a new Forbes magazine list. Winfrey was 21st on the list in...

29th August 2008 1:40



Chavira Worried About Obesity Plotline On Housewives

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star RICARDO CHAVIRA has taken issue with the show's writers over an upcoming childhood obesity plotline - because his sister...

29th August 2008 1:40



Clooney Set For Air Miles Movie

GEORGE CLOONEY is collecting air miles after showing interest in taking the lead in JUNO director JASON REITMAN's new film about a businessman...

29th August 2008 1:40



The Things They Say 9302

"I'm glad Brad had a chance to do this film. I start to worry when I hear him humming bedtime lullabies to himself." Actor GEORGE CLOONEY on working...

29th August 2008 1:40



Phelps Set For Entourage

Olympic swimming champion MICHAEL PHELPS has landed a cameo on hit U.S. TV show ENTOURAGE. The eight-time gold medal winner at the recent Beijing...

29th August 2008 1:40



The Things They Say 9303

“I’m actually healthier than before the diagnosis.” Breast cancer survivor MELISSA ETHERIDGE, who will take part in next month's...

29th August 2008 1:40



Britney's Too Big For Vmas, Says Williams

Hip hop mogul PHARRELL WILLIAMS has advised BRITNEY SPEARS not to worry if she fails to win a gong at this year's (08) MTV VMA awards - because she...

29th August 2008 7:18



Rage Against The Machine Attract Huge Numbers At Anti-war Gig

Rockers RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE attracted a huge crowd as they headlined an anti-war concert in Denver, Colorado on Wednesday (27Aug08). In June...

29th August 2008 7:18



Wilson Commends Gallagher's Pr Skills

KAISER CHIEFS frontman RICKY WILSON is impressed with OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER's self-promotion skills - branding the star "a publicity machine". ...

29th August 2008 7:19



Duff's Dad Walks From Jail After One Day

LATEST: HILARY DUFF's father has been released from prison just a day after he was jailed over a bitter court row with his estranged wife over their...

29th August 2008 7:19



Dylan Gives Harmonica Line His Stamp Of Approval

BOB DYLAN has endorsed a new line of harmonicas. The folk-rock icon's signature will be stamped onto a new series of mouth organs manufactured by...

29th August 2008 7:19



Fascinating Fact 5891

MILEY CYRUS, LINDSAY LOHAN, CIARA and SCARLETT JOHANSSON are among the celebrity presenters at this year's (08) MTV VMA awards. The stars will hand...

29th August 2008 7:19



The Things They Say 9304

"It's an incredible time to be around. I wish my momma could have seen this day." Rapper KANYE WEST remembers his mum DONDA, who died in November...

29th August 2008 7:19



The Things They Say 9305

"I do pass gas a lot. I guarantee it smells like roses." JESSICA SIMPSON has a high opinion of herself.

29th August 2008 7:19



The Things They Say 9307

"We're there to make music, not to get along, not to create false relationships." RICHARD ASHCROFT on THE VERVE's reunion.

29th August 2008 7:19



The Things They Say 9306

"Pot... just made me paranoid. I did it lots anyway. But who wants the day to be longer?" RANDY NEWMAN on his marijuana use.

29th August 2008 7:19



Ritchie: 'I'm Not Renewing Wedding Vows With Madonna'

GUY RITCHIE has branded rumours he and wife MADONNA are set to renew their wedding vows as "rubbish" - because he spent too much money on her 50th...

29th August 2008 7:19



Injured Valkyrie Extras Offered Settlement

LATEST: Studio bosses on TOM CRUISE's troubled World War II movie VALKYRIE have offered a dozen extras who were injured on-set a settlement. The...

29th August 2008 7:20



Lohan Threatens Family With Tell-all Tv Show

LATEST: LINDSAY LOHAN's father MICHAEL is threatening to reveal all his family's secrets in a tell-all TV special - after being accused of being "out...

29th August 2008 7:20



Witherspoon Speaks Out On Domestic Abuse

Hollywood star REESE WITHERSPOON took to the stage in Brazil in a bid to raise awareness of women affected by domestic violence. The Legally Blonde...

29th August 2008 7:20



Doherty: 'Spelling's A Liar'

Former BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 actress SHANNEN DOHERTY has branded TORI SPELLING a liar after she claimed the actress had engaged in a fistfight with...

29th August 2008 7:20



Yanez Tops Hot Latinos List

Mexican actor EDUARDO YANEZ has beaten ANTONIO BANDERAS and new dad RICKY MARTIN to the top of a new list of hot Latinos. The hunk, who appeared in...

29th August 2008 7:20



Fascinating Fact 5892

HARRISON FORD and MICKEY ROONEY were among the initial cast choices for beloved U.S. sitcom ALL IN THE FAMILY. Rooney passed because he didn't want...

29th August 2008 7:20



The Things They Say 9308

"I'm turning 40 this year, so I'm going to be naked as much as possible before it's too late." WILL SMITH plans to strip down.

29th August 2008 7:20



Fascinating Fact 5893

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star RICARDO CHAVIRA has had his one-month-old daughter BELEN ELYSABETH's initials and date of birth (28Jul08) tattooed on his...

29th August 2008 7:20



The Things They Say 9309

"I'm sure Lola will be a very talented actress." GUY RITCHIE is certain his step-daughter LOURDES will enjoy more success on the big screen than her...

29th August 2008 7:20



David Duchovny Enters Rehab For Sex Addiction

X-Files actor David Duchovny has entered into rehab for treatment for sex addiction, his publicist has confirmed.Duchovny who currently plays a...

29th August 2008 9:26



Black Francis Hints At Pixies Reunion

Former PIXIES frontman BLACK FRANCIS has hinted that the band may record again in the future.The band have not released an album since 1991's TROMPE...

29th August 2008 10:46



Muse Talk Album Number Five

MUSE drummer Dominic Howard has said the band have begun writing material for their fifth studio album.The band holed up in a French chateau to write...

29th August 2008 11:07



Bloomsbury Has High Hopes For Buffet Book

Publisher Bloomsbury is pinning its hopes on a biography of billionaire investor Warren Buffet, as it posted a 38.5 per cent increase in profits for...

29th August 2008 11:57



Fiona Phillips To Leave Gmtv

Fiona Phillips is to leave GMTV after 15 years fronting the ITV1 morning show. Phillips said she would be leaving the show she joined in 1993 to...

29th August 2008 11:57



The Game Charged Over Funeral Brawl

Rapper THE GAME has reportedly been charged with criminal battery for allegedly punching his cousin during a family funeral. Robert 'Kirky' Kirkwood...

29th August 2008 12:18



Jackson Juggling Career With Fatherhood

Pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON took an extended hiatus from the music industry because he wanted to watch his children grow up. The Bad hitmaker has...

29th August 2008 12:18



Wilson: 'Rap Music Brings Me Down'

BEACH BOYS legend BRIAN WILSON hates listening to rap songs - because the lyrics depress him. The California Girls hitmaker has famously battled...

29th August 2008 12:18



Jackson To Celebrate Birthday With His Kids

Pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON is to spend his landmark 50th birthday celebrating with his children. The Thriller hitmaker turns 50 on Friday...

29th August 2008 12:18



Gilmour: 'Floyd Were Rubbish'

PINK FLOYD legend DAVE GILMOUR insists the band developed their own unique style - because they were not talented enough to play the blues. The...

29th August 2008 12:18



Legend 'Proud' Of Protegee Estelle

R+B singer JOHN LEGEND is thrilled that his protegee ESTELLE has cracked the U.S. with her hit song AMERICAN BOY. The British singer was dumped by...

29th August 2008 12:18



Winehouse Tops Bad Skin Poll

Troubled British singer AMY WINEHOUSE has been crowned the celebrity with the worst skin. The Rehab hitmaker has been handed the dubious honour...

29th August 2008 12:18



The Things They Say 9310

"SPONGEBOB is a f**king mental, full-of-beans, enthusiastic sponge that lives at the bottom of the sea in Bikini Bottom. He's mad for it. He's got a...

29th August 2008 12:18



The Things They Say 9311

"We have a white-trash backyard. We pop outside of the tour bus and set-up our lawn chairs, the baby pool and the iPod speakers. It's totally a...

29th August 2008 12:18



Lohan Grandfather Dies

LINDSAY LOHAN is in mourning following the death of her grandfather. Richard Lohan, 73, died in New York on Thursday (28Aug08) following a long...

29th August 2008 12:18



Racist Rant At Ritchie Screening

A screening of GUY RITCHIE'S new film ROCKNROLLA descended into chaos when a moviegoer was thrown out for shouting racist abuse. The movie showing...

29th August 2008 12:18



Winfrey's Tears At Obama Nomination

TV mogul OPRAH WINFREY came out in support of U.S. presidential hopeful BARACK OBAMA on Thursday (28Aug08) - and burst into tears when the Democrat...

29th August 2008 12:18



Grenier Wanted Entourage To Go Green

ADRIEN GRENIER wanted his character on TV comedy ENTOURAGE to be more environmentally friendly - until he realised it would make the show boring. ...

29th August 2008 12:19



Miller Keeps It Real

Actress SIENNA MILLER shuns bodyguards and limousines - because she likes to pretend she isn't famous. The Alfie star hit the headlines recently...

29th August 2008 12:19



Fascinating Fact 5894

HOMER SIMPSON is to undergo a colonoscopy in a skit to raise money for the Stand Up To Cancer charity. The sketch, in which doctors scan THE SIMPSONS...

29th August 2008 12:19



The Things They Say 9312

"I have a lot of respect for Keira, she's another girl who's in a similar position to me but she still has her reputation intact. Naturally I intend...

29th August 2008 12:19



The Things They Say 9313

"I'm hoping that it'll firm it up and shape it up. Everyone is asking if I'm worried it's going to go away. No, it's going to tone it up. I can use...

29th August 2008 12:19



The Things They Say 9314

"My toe is hurting me a little bit more than I thought. We switched to an open toe … We cut off some of the straps to make it a super-open toe...

29th August 2008 12:19



Dmx Admits Miami Drug Charges

Controversial US rapper and actor DMX has admitted to drug offences at a Miami court, his lawyer has revealed.The 37-year-old pleaded guilty to...

29th August 2008 12:37



Stars Out For Obama

Celebrities flocked to the finale of the Democratic convention last night as Barack Obama accepted the party's nomination for president.As the...

29th August 2008 12:57



Lohan Attacks Father After Lesbian Jibe

The rift between Lindsay Lohan and her father has widened after she labelled him a "public embarrassment".Michael Lohan, who has been estranged from...

29th August 2008 13:47



Jackson 'Looking Forward' To Comeback

MICHAEL JACKSON has no plans of retiring from the music scene after turning 50 on Friday (29Aug08) - insisting he has "great things" planned ahead in...

29th August 2008 15:57



Combs Denies Danity Kane Split

A spokesperson for SEAN COMBS has denied claims his pop girl group DANITY KANE is on the verge of a split to make way for the solo career of one of...

29th August 2008 15:57



Jackson Praises Timberlake + Brown

MICHAEL JACKSON has praised JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and CHRIS BROWN for their contributions to pop music. The legendary entertainer has been credited by...

29th August 2008 15:57



Slash Blasts 'Album Thief'

Former GUNS N' ROSES star SLASH hopes the man who allegedly streamed the band's new album on the internet "rots in jail". Kevin Cogill has been...

29th August 2008 15:57



Lil Wayne Skips Court Date For Dentist

LATEST: The mystery surrounding rapper LIL WAYNE's missed court date has been unravelled - he had to visit the dentist. The star was due to appear...

29th August 2008 15:57



Minogue: 'Album Could Have Been Better'

Pop star KYLIE MINOGUE wishes she had put more time into making her last LP X - because she thinks it could have been better. The Can't Get You Out...

29th August 2008 15:57



Cyrus' Style Slammed By Runway Host

Teen sensation MILEY CYRUS has come under fire from HEIDI KLUM's fashion guru TIM GUNN for dressing too old for her age. The Project Runway host has...

29th August 2008 15:57



Lohan Brands Father A 'Bully'

LATEST: LINDSAY LOHAN has launched a scathing attack on her father MICHAEL branding him a "bully" and a "public embarrassment". Lohan has blasted...

29th August 2008 15:57



Hayek's Ex Moves On

SALMA HAYEK's ex-fiance FRANCOIS-HENRI PINAULT has been spotted cosying up to sportswoman VIRGINIE COUPERIE. Hayek and the French billionaire, who...

29th August 2008 15:57



Lohan's Uncle Jailed

LINDSAY LOHAN's uncle has been sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison for defrauding the U.S. government of terrorist relief funds. ...

29th August 2008 15:57



Knightley Never Considered Diana Movie Link

LATEST: KEIRA KNIGHTLEY only realised there was a connection between her new movie THE DUCHESS and DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES after the film was...

29th August 2008 15:58



Nighy Reconciles With Quick?

LATEST: LOVE ACTUALLY star BILL NIGHY has sparked rumours of a reconciliation with longterm partner DIANA QUICK after the couple split last week...

29th August 2008 15:58



Fascinating Fact 5895

Actor SEAN PENN is $2,000 (GBP1,081) richer after winning a bet with WEST WING producer LAWRENCE O'DONNELL for correctly predicting JOE BIDEN as...

29th August 2008 15:58



Taylor-wood To Direct Lennon Biopic

Sam Taylor-Wood is to direct a film about John Lennon's teenage years, reports claim.The artist will be joined by Control writer Matt Greenhalgh in...

29th August 2008 16:18



Mixed Reviews For Burn After Reading

The Coen Brothers new film Burn After Reading, which received its international premiere at the Venice film festival this week, has received mixed...

29th August 2008 16:58



Obama Address A Big Tv Draw

About 16.5 million viewers tuned in to the broadcast networks Thursday night to watch Sen. Barack Obama's acceptance speech at the Democratic...

29th August 2008 18:45



Abc Defends Arrested Reporter

Civil liberties and journalist organizations have joined ABC-TV in asking Denver authorities to drop charges against ABC reporter/producer Asa...

29th August 2008 18:45



Chinese Viewers Say Nbc's Olympics Coverage Was Tops

Chinese viewers of the Olympics -- and there were reportedly 840 million of them -- not only caught the athletic events on China's state-run CCTV but...

29th August 2008 18:45



Sony To Ship World's Thinnest Tv

In November, Sony plans to begin shipping to Japanese retailers a 40-inch, hang-on-the-wall TV set that is slightly more than a third of an inch...

29th August 2008 18:45



News Corp Has Eye On The Sky In Japan

News Corp, which got out of the home-satellite business in the U.S. in February when it sold its controlling interest in DirecTV to Liberty Media, is...

29th August 2008 18:56



Laborious Holiday For Movies

Five new movies are opening wide this weekend, the most ever released on a Labor Day holiday, but none of them is expected to displace Tropic Thunder...

29th August 2008 18:56



Movie Reviews Babylon A.d.

Although Babylon A.D. was not screened for U.S. critics, it was for U.K. critics, who, as they might say, got their knickers in a twist over it. In a...

29th August 2008 18:56



Ebert Slams Former Sun-times Sports Columnist

Chicago Sun-Times film critic Roger Ebert has fired a broadside against the newspaper's most prominent sports columnist, Jay Mariotti, following...

29th August 2008 18:56



Martin Aspires To Be A Good Father

Pop star RICKY MARTIN has vowed to be a doting dad to his newborn twins after enduring years of estrangement from his own father. The 36-year-old...

29th August 2008 19:13



Hootie Leaves The Blowfish

HOOTIE + THE BLOWFISH have split so that frontman DARIUS RUCKER can concentrate on a solo career as a country star. Rucker has revealed the group's...

29th August 2008 19:13



Simpson Cuts Ties With Lachey And Mayer

Pop star JESSICA SIMPSON has vowed to cut off communication with her famous exes NICK LACHEY and JOHN MAYER - because she is desperate to start a new...

29th August 2008 19:13



Madonna Stuns Airport Staff

Pop superstar MADONNA stunned security staff at an airport in Germany on Thursday (28Aug08) night - by turning up wearing a bathrobe. The Holiday...

29th August 2008 19:13



Minogue: 'Freddie Mercury Inspires Tour Performances'

Pop singer KYLIE MINOGUE emulates QUEEN frontman FREDDIE MERCURY for her live performances - because she loves acting flamboyantly during concerts. ...

29th August 2008 19:13



Collins Displays Artwork In London

Scottish singer-songwriter EDWYN COLLINS will exhibit pictures he drew while recovering from a double brain haemorrhage at an art exhibition in...

29th August 2008 19:13



Moby Slams Security At Political Convention

Dance music star MOBY has hit out after a female friend of the star was tackled to the ground in a security mix-up at the Democratic National...

29th August 2008 19:13



Doherty Slams Scandalous Starlets

Actress SHANNEN DOHERTY has hit out at BRITNEY SPEARS and LINDSAY LOHAN - insisting they deserve to get negative press for flashing photographers...

29th August 2008 19:13



Latifah To Adopt?

QUEEN LATIFAH has reportedly made plans to start a family by adopting a child from her native U.S. The Chicago star announced in June (08) her plans...

29th August 2008 19:13



Reubens Denies Csi Role

Actor PAUL REUBENS has denied reports he will make a return to TV opposite LAURENCE FISHBURNE in hit U.S. show CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION. The...

29th August 2008 19:13



Lohan 'Wants Olympic Date'

LINDSAY LOHAN has reportedly been pleading with Olympic swimmer MICHAEL PHELPS for a date. The actress - who is rumoured to be dating DJ Samantha...

29th August 2008 19:13



Doherty Rules Out Cosmetic Surgery

Actress SHANNEN DOHERTY has vowed not to undergo cosmetic surgery to change her looks - because she refuses to conform to Hollywood's rigid standards...

29th August 2008 19:13



Gunn Attacks 'Desperate' Aniston

PROJECT RUNWAY host TIM GUNN has branded actress JENNIFER ANISTON "desperate". The former Friends star recently split with rocker John Mayer, and...

29th August 2008 19:13


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