24th October 2008

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Colin Firth: Getting Older Isn't All That Bad

Colin Firth has admitted he has reached a stage in his life when he is increasingly being offered father roles instead of the stereotypical brooding...

24th October 2008 1:00



Cox Expecting A Third Child

Grammy winner DEBORAH COX is set to become a mum for the third time - she's expecting in February (08). The singer, who is married to music producer...

24th October 2008 1:36



Cole Thanks Pal For Her Life

NATALIE COLE owes singer/socialite pal DENISE RICH her life - because she forced the soul star to seek medical help for a serious breathing problem. ...

24th October 2008 1:36



Pilots Drummer Quits Tour

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS drummer ERIC KRETZ has been forced to quit the final dates on the group's North American reunion tour following the death of his...

24th October 2008 1:36



Jackson Offers Video Message To Worried Fans

JANET JACKSON has gone online to thanks fans for supporting her through her recent illness. A bout of vertigo forced the star to cancel a string of...

24th October 2008 1:36



Spector's Jury Chosen

PHIL SPECTOR's murder retrial will begin next week (27Oct08) after five women and seven men were selected to form the jury on Thursday (23Oct08). ...

24th October 2008 1:36



Hilton In Weird And Wonderful Photoshoot

PARIS HILTON has appeared in her weirdest fashion spread, wearing a cap of feathers and posing with a stuffed deer, for arty U.S. glossy Genlux. ...

24th October 2008 1:36



Happy Days Stars Return For Pro-obama Video

HAPPY DAYS stars HENRY WINKLER and RON HOWARD have reprised their roles in the beloved TV hit for a new FunnyOrDie.com video. Winkler returns as The...

24th October 2008 1:36



Lee Hints At Long-running Spider-man Franchise

Comic book legend STAN LEE has hinted his hit SPIDER-MAN franchise may follow in the footsteps of the JAMES BOND movies - by carrying on for years to...

24th October 2008 1:36



Thalia Has Lyme Disease

Mexican singer THALIA has been diagnosed with Lyme disease after she was bitten by a tick. The 37-year-old star and her mother were both bitten in...

24th October 2008 1:36



Mcbride To Spread Blue Christmas At Graceland

Covering ELVIS PRESLEY's most famous festive tune has helped MARTINA MCBRIDE land the honour of switching the Christmas lights on at the King's...

24th October 2008 1:36



Fascinating Fact 6232

ZAC EFRON once played a gunshot victim in an episode of medical drama E.R.

24th October 2008 1:36



Fascinating Fact 6231

HEIDI KLUM, SALMA HAYEK, HALLE BERRY and KATIE HOLMES have made the list of Hot Hollywood Mums in U.S. magazine In Touch Weekly. JENNY MCCARTHY and...

24th October 2008 1:36



Olsens Pick Hutton As Top Model

Celebrity twins ASHLEY and MARY-KATE OLSEN asked 64-year-old supermodel and actress LAUREN HUTTON to become a lead model for their new clothing line...

24th October 2008 1:36



Business-minded Brolin Buoyant In Economic Slump

Actor JOSH BROLIN insists America's current economic crisis is good for him - because he's making big bucks from his sideline career as a stock...

24th October 2008 1:36



The Things They Say 9997

"I woke up this morning and felt exactly like (JOHN) MCCAIN - but I look like (BARACK) OBAMA." Actor GEORGE HAMILTON pokes fun at his famous tan.

24th October 2008 1:36



Fused Wins 48 Hour Film Project Competition

A six-minute short film entitled Fused has won the best film prize in the 48 Hour Film Project competition.Fused, starring Iddo Goldberg, Ed Weeks,...

24th October 2008 5:02



The Smiths Set For Comeback?

British rockers THE SMITHS are reportedly close to reforming for a special one-off gig. The band split in 1987 after five years together and the...

24th October 2008 7:12



Perry Defends Knife Picture

LATEST: KATY PERRY has hit back at her controversial knife snap, insisting she is "against all violence" The I Kissed A Girl was pictured earlier...

24th October 2008 7:12



Allen's New Drug Song

LILY ALLEN is set to cause controversy with her new song - it is all about taking drugs. The Smile hitmaker posted a snippet of a new track from her...

24th October 2008 7:12



Madonna Turns To Kabbalah To Deal With Divorce

MADONNA is reportedly having religious counselling to help her get through her divorce from GUY RITCHIE. The couple announced last week (15Oct08)...

24th October 2008 7:12



Jayden Rockets Up Baby Names List

BRITNEY SPEARS has sparked a new trend at baby christenings - her youngest son's name is the second most popular in New York. Jayden has landed at...

24th October 2008 7:12



Fascinating Fact 6234

GOOD CHARLOTTE have recorded remixes with FALL OUT BOY and THE GAME for their forthcoming album. The Greatest Remixes will hit shops in the U.S. on...

24th October 2008 7:12



Wentz: 'Normality Is A Weird Fantasy'

PETE WENTZ dreams about having a "normal" life so he and wife ASHLEE SIMPSON can get on without intrusion. The Fall Out Boy rocker and the singer...

24th October 2008 7:12



Halliwell Wants Clooney And Pitt To Star In Movie

Former SPICE GIRL GERI HALLIWELL is turning her hit book series into a movie - and would love BRAD PITT and GEORGE CLOONEY to voice the characters. ...

24th October 2008 7:12



Fascinating Fact 6233

BEYONCE KNOWLES will make a guest appearance on U.K. reality show THE X FACTOR. The singer will perform two songs on the final of the TV talent...

24th October 2008 7:12



Jackson Buys A Plane

MICHAEL JACKSON has bought himself a new aeroplane. The King of Pop was spotted browsing in antique store Off The Wall on Melrose Avenue in Los...

24th October 2008 7:12



Pope Diddy Set To Shock

Rap mogul SEAN COMBS is set to upset Catholics all over the globe by attending Halloween parties as the first black Pope. The headline-making star...

24th October 2008 7:12



Fascinating Fact 6235

DEMI MOORE and BRUCE WILLIS' eldest daughter RUMER makes a guest appearance in the 100th episode of CSI: NY. She stars as a battered crime victim in...

24th October 2008 7:12



Ritchie Movie Tops Best London Film Set List

GUY RITCHIE's film LOCK, STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS has topped a poll to find the best movie set in London. The 1998 gangster film saw off...

24th October 2008 7:12



Hudgens: 'It's Hard Not To Have Chemistry With Attractive Efron'

VANESSA HUDGENS felt an instant chemistry with HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL co-star and boyfriend ZAC EFRON - because he was so attractive. The pair began...

24th October 2008 7:12



Damon's Dedicated To Obama Campaign

Actor MATT DAMON is so determined to see BARACK OBAMA win the U.S. Presidential election, he has vowed to be on hand to support the Democrat in any...

24th October 2008 7:12



Gambon Expecting Second Lovechild

Actor SIR MICHAEL GAMBON is expecting a second child with his mistress - at the age of 68. The Harry Potter star married his wife, Lady Anne, when...

24th October 2008 7:12



The Things They Say 10001

"I hope HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL lives on because it's amazing what it's done for kids. Its positive messages have given them courage and strength to do...

24th October 2008 7:12



The Things They Say 10000

"You're just a number in the sky and the fun part is you can land anywhere. You see something you like - a good-looking girl - and you can just drop...

24th October 2008 7:12



The Things They Say 9999

"Maybe I've got it wrong; maybe I should just go and move to Monte Carlo and live on a yacht." DANIEL CRAIG thinks he should live more like JAMES...

24th October 2008 7:12



The Things They Say 9998

"My mom just came over and stocked my fridge with food, so I'm fine in that department." HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL star VANESSA HUDGENS, 19, doesn't have...

24th October 2008 7:12



Bond Motor Tops Cool Car Poll

A car driven by SEAN CONNERY in the JAMES BOND movies has been named the most iconic motor ever in a new poll. The Aston Martin DB5, first driven in...

24th October 2008 7:12



Bennett Donates Work To Oxford Library

Alan Bennett has decided to donate a vast array of his work to the Bodleian Library at Oxford University.Scripts and notes from his stage and TV...

24th October 2008 9:24



Jane's Addiction Play First Reunion Show

JANE'S ADDICTION played their first reunion show last night since reforming at the NME Awards USA in Los Angeles in April.Their appearance at April's...

24th October 2008 11:12



Christie Talks Monkeys

TONY CHRISTIE has been talking about his cover version of the ARCTIC MONKEYS track Only The Ones Who Know.The veteran singer recently recorded a new...

24th October 2008 11:12



Thandie Newton: W Is My Vote In The Us Elections

Thandie Newton has described her portrayal of Condoleezza Rice in Oliver Stone's George Bush biopic W as her 'vote' in the presidential elections.The...

24th October 2008 11:23



Eels Give Away Free Ep

To celebrate the release of the EELS' 'Blinking lights and other revelations 4 LP' deluxe vinyl limited edition which there are only 2500 copies of,...

24th October 2008 11:55



Zeta Jones 'To Play Cleopatra' In 3d Musical

Steven Soderbergh's is planning a 3D live-action musical about Cleopatra starring Catherine Zeta Jones, reports claim.According to Variety, the...

24th October 2008 12:07



Borrell Slams 'Moaning' Celebrities

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL has hit out at stars who constantly complain about press intrusion - insisting he is not bothered by the...

24th October 2008 12:11



Allen 'Thought Ronson Was Gay'

British pop star LILY ALLEN was convinced superproducer MARK RONSON was gay when they first met. The Smile hitmaker collaborated with the Grammy...

24th October 2008 12:11



Halliwell Rules Out U.s. Move

Former SPICE GIRL GERI HALLIWELL refuses to move to America - because she wants her daughter to have an English accent. Halliwell's former bandmates...

24th October 2008 12:11



Wentz: 'Drugs Saved My Life'

FALL OUT BOY star PETE WENTZ credits prescription drugs with saving his life - but is urging depressed youngsters not to meddle with them. The...

24th October 2008 12:11



Pacino Wants Working Hours Slashed

Hollywood veteran AL PACINO is calling for moviemakers to slash working hours for actors. The Oscar winner - who collected the Marcus Aurelius...

24th October 2008 12:11



Williams Defends Lohan

VANESSA WILLIAMS has come out in defence of LINDSAY LOHAN following reports her recent stint on UGLY BETTY was marred by infighting and diva antics. ...

24th October 2008 12:11



The Things They Say 10004

"It's irritatingly catchy. I am already sick of it." PINK on her latest single SO WHAT.

24th October 2008 12:11



Fascinating Fact 6237

Rapper 50 CENT is donating flowers to the Curtis Jackson Community Garden in New York. The star's G-Unity Foundation granted more than $300,000...

24th October 2008 12:11



The Things They Say 10003

"I don't know if I need to have my own. With global warming and all, why produce more?" Pop star PINK doubts she will have children.

24th October 2008 12:11



Wentz: 'Tattoos Prevent White House Dream'

FALL OUT BOY star PETE WENTZ has been warned by his mother not to consider a career in politics - because he has too many tattoos. The bassist also...

24th October 2008 12:11



The Things They Say 10002

"I sent him an email after the last debate. I recommended he hire David Gergen (former counsel to Presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Ronald...

24th October 2008 12:11



Fascinating Fact 6236

Country star CARRIE UNDERWOOD has been immortalised at New York's Madame Tussauds museum. The singer unveiled her waxwork on Thursday (23Oct08).

24th October 2008 12:11



Klum To Vote For Obama

Supermodel HEIDI KLUM has given U.S. presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA another big celebrity boost by revealing she'll be using her first vote in...

24th October 2008 12:11



Clooney Tipped To Star In The Birds

THE BIRDS star ROD TAYLOR was wary of a remake of the 1963 movie - until he learned GEORGE CLOONEY is favourite to take the lead role. Clooney is...

24th October 2008 12:11



Ford Tops Movie Presidents Poll

HARRISON FORD has landed at the top of a new list of the best movie presidents. His portrayal of President James Marshall in Air Force One has...

24th October 2008 12:11



John-jules Guilty Over Attack On Garbage Men

Former RED DWARF star DANNY JOHN-JULES has been found guilty of attacking two refuse collectors. The British actor was arrested in February (08) on...

24th October 2008 12:11



Jones Sues Over 'Mouldy' Apartment

U.S. TV presenter STAR JONES has filed a lawsuit against the condo board of her New York apartment - insisting her home has become uninhabitable. ...

24th October 2008 12:11



Leno 'Saddened' By Suicide

LATEST: U.S. TV host JAY LENO has sent his condolences to the family of DENNIS RICCA, who committed suicide after he was named in a lawsuit alongside...

24th October 2008 12:11



Douglas Honoured For Humanitarian Efforts

Hollywood veteran KIRK DOUGLAS has been honoured for his humanitarian work at a ceremony in Los Angeles. The actor was told he had "saved many...

24th October 2008 12:11



The Things They Say 10006

"He's established himself as a very thin-skinned man. I doubt he would have the tolerance to see himself and he doesn't examine himself very much. He...

24th October 2008 12:12



The Things They Say 10005

"I don't like them shaken or stirred. The martini must be made with Tanqueray gin and not vodka, with maybe a little lemon zest, three olives on the...

24th October 2008 12:12



Stars Wars Star Has 'Heart Attack' Onstage

STAR WARS actor IAN MCDIARMID suffered a suspected heart attack while on stage in London's West End - but insisted on finishing his opening night...

24th October 2008 12:12



Ray Lamontagne Enters The Billboard At Number 3

RAY LAMONTAGNE reached new sales highs this week with his new album 'Gossip in the Grain' debuting at #3 on Billboard charts selling over 60,000...

24th October 2008 12:36



Iceland Backs Katona After This Morning Disaster

Kerry Katona's contract with Iceland is safe despite her disastrous TV appearance this week, the retailer has said.A slurred, erratic interview on...

24th October 2008 15:24



Oasis Add Extra Wembley Stadium And Heaton Park Dates

Oasis have announced new dates at Wembley Stadium and Manchester's Heaton Park after their previously announced shows sold out.Tickets for the...

24th October 2008 15:46



Bloc Party Play Airport Gig

British rockers BLOC PARTY have played their most surreal gig to date - beside the runway at a German airport. The band performed in the dining...

24th October 2008 16:07



Rocker Shot Dead Defending Brother

SKARD SOUL rocker JEREMY SISK has been shot dead in Texas after protecting his younger brother from burglars. The guitarist, 37, was found dead on...

24th October 2008 16:07



Marr To Make Debut As Lecturer

Former THE SMITHS guitarist JOHNNY MARR will begin his tenure as a British university lecturer next month (Nov08). The rocker, who was appointed to...

24th October 2008 16:07



Jay-z To Play Another Obama Gig

Rap superstar JAY-Z will play another free concert to rally support for U.S. presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA in the run up to the election. The...

24th October 2008 16:07



Underwood: 'There's No Simpson Feud'

Country star CARRIE UNDERWOOD has laughed off reports of a feud with JESSICA SIMPSON, insisting she has nothing against the singer/actress for dating...

24th October 2008 16:07



Biel's Paparazzi Fears

JESSICA BIEL finds dealing with the paparazzi the hardest part of the celebrity lifestyle - insisting the ever-present photographers often drive her...

24th October 2008 16:07



Ritchie Enjoys Night Out With Downey Jr. And Law

GUY RITCHIE was all smiles in London on Thursday (23Oct08) night as he made his first public outing since news of his divorce from MADONNA was...

24th October 2008 16:07



Redmond O'neal 'Doing Much Better' After Rehab

LATEST: FARRAH FAWCETT and RYAN O'NEAL's son REDMOND has been praised by a judge for his battle against drug addiction after completing a two-week...

24th October 2008 16:07



Jolie: 'I Am At Peace With Myself'

Hollywood actress ANGELINA JOLIE has vowed never to contemplate suicide again - because she has finally found happiness in her life. The star had a...

24th October 2008 16:07



Fascinating Fact 6239

Rockers FALL OUT BOY played their smallest ever gig in the U.K. on Thursday (23Oct08) night - their 35-minute set at the London Dungeon was watched...

24th October 2008 16:07



Fascinating Fact 6238

British singer LEONA LEWIS has cancelled a performance to promote her new single Forgive Me at London nightclub G-A-Y on Saturday (25Oct08) due to...

24th October 2008 16:07



Apple 'Censor' Nirvana Lyrics

NIRVANA and AVRIL LAVIGNE have seen their lyrics censored on a music downloading service - even though they are inoffensive. Bosses at Apple's...

24th October 2008 16:07



Ali Lohan Applies For Work Permit

LINDSAY LOHAN's teenage sister ALI is requesting permission from a Los Angeles court to work in the city during the school term. The aspiring...

24th October 2008 16:07



The Things They Say 10008

"One year when I was younger, I went as CHARLIE CHAPLIN when all my friends were sexy gypsies. I won first prize, but after I saw all the sexy...

24th October 2008 16:07



The Things They Say 10007

"I have so many friends who are having babies and getting married, and they just want to put me where they are so we can go to nursery together. And...

24th October 2008 16:07



Hudgens Doesn't Regret Nude Snaps

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL star VANESSA HUDGENS doesn't regret the world seeing naked images of her - despite it leaving her "traumatised". The 19-year-old...

24th October 2008 16:07



Antony And The Johnson's Singer Horrified By Press

Mercury Prize winner ANTONY HEGART is shocked by the harsh coverage he received in the British media. The ANTONY AND THE JOHNSONS singer was...

24th October 2008 16:33



Jury Selected For Phil Spector's Murder Retrial

A jury has been selected for the retrial of Phil Spector, who is accused of shooting actress Lana Clarkson at his home five years ago.Six alternate...

24th October 2008 17:35



Slash Endorses Chinese Democracy

Former GUNS N' ROSES rocker SLASH has given the band's long-awaited comeback album the thumbs up. The guitarist quit Guns N' Roses in 1996 after...

24th October 2008 19:22



Kid Rock Starts Music Scholarship

KID ROCK has started a scholarship fund to promote music education among university students in Detroit, Michigan. The rocker and his Made in...

24th October 2008 19:22



Lil' Boosie Arrested

Rapper LIL' BOOSIE is facing drug and weapons charges following his arrest by Louisiana police on Wednesday (22Oct08). The Wipe Me Down star was...

24th October 2008 19:22



Mellencamp Fights For Obama In Indiana

Rocker JOHN MELLENCAMP is joining the U.S. presidential debate - by recording a radio ad in his native Indiana, urging the public to vote for...

24th October 2008 19:22



Country Singer Morgan Files For Bankruptcy

Country singer LORRIE MORGAN has filed for bankruptcy after incurring over $1 million (GBP639,959) in business-related debts. Morgan, 49, filed for...

24th October 2008 19:22



Jagger's Ex Evicted From New York Apartment

SIR MICK JAGGER's ex-wife BIANCA has been evicted from her New York apartment after court officials ruled she could not list the pad as her "primary...

24th October 2008 19:22



The Things They Say 10010

"We're just lucky. Our life is designed around the twins. Everything smells better, it tastes better, it even feels better on a minute-to-minute...

24th October 2008 19:22



The Things They Say 10009

"How old are we really? It's about ascension. It's not the other way. There's nothing down about it. Everything is better." Superstar PRINCE is...

24th October 2008 19:22



Epmd To Release First Album In Nine Years

Legendary hip-hop duo EPMD are heading back into the studio to record their first album in nine years. Erick Sermon and Parish Smith have not...

24th October 2008 19:22



Italian Tenor Raimondi Dies

Italian tenor GIANNI RAIMONDI has died at the age of 85. The singer passed away on Sunday (19Oct08) at his home in Pianoro near Bologna in central...

24th October 2008 19:22



Barton Happy Single

Actress MISCHA BARTON is learning to "embrace" life as a single girl since her split from rocker TAYLOR LOCKE last month (Sep08). The former The...

24th October 2008 19:22



Zeta-jones Set To Star As A 3d Cleopatra

CATHERINE ZETA-JONES has been tipped to play Egyptian queen CLEOPATRA in a spectacular new 3D rock 'n' roll musical. Oscar winner Steven Soderberg...

24th October 2008 19:22



Branson Abandons Transatlantic Sailing Record Attempt

Virgin tycoon SIR RICHARD BRANSON has been forced to scrap his attempt to set a sailing world record from New York to England, after his yacht was...

24th October 2008 19:22



Winfrey Brushes Off Ambassador Reports

Talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY has denied reports she has been courted by U.S. presidential candidate BARACK OBAMA to become the country's U.K....

24th October 2008 19:22



Fascinating Fact 6240

Comedian WILL FERRELL reprised his famed impression of U.S. President GEORGE W. BUSH on Thursday (23Oct08) in an "impromptu" evening address to the...

24th October 2008 19:22



Crawford Amused By Online Gossips

GOSSIP GIRL star CHACE CRAWFORD has laughed off the "comical" reports written about him by bloggers - insisting everything he's read about himself on...

24th October 2008 19:22



Baseball Can't Get On Base

Game Two of the World Series was down in the ratings considerably from lastyear's second game, attracting an average of 11.73 million viewers...

24th October 2008 20:04



Movies -- Downloaded In 5 Minutes

Hoping to counter a slowdown in subscriber growth rate, Comcast saidThursday that it will begin rolling out a superfast "wideband" Internetservice...

24th October 2008 20:04



Msnbc Delays Hdtv Rollout

After having predicted that MSNBC would be simulcasting in high definitionbefore the presidential election, MSNBC acknowledged that it probably...

24th October 2008 20:04



Group Calls Fcc Chairman A "Porker"

FCC Chairman Kevin Martin came under attack from the Washington DC-basedtaxpayer watchdog Citizens Against Government Waste for spending $355,000...

24th October 2008 20:04



The Uninvited Was Too Invited, Star Trek Star Says

Star Trek actor George Takei, responding to William Shatner's comments on his websiteclaiming that he was conspicuously excluded from Takei's...

24th October 2008 20:15



Media Companies Have Another Bad Day On Wall Street

Media conglomerates appeared to be bracing for another rough day today(Friday), with many of them falling to new 52-week lows in midday trading.Sony,...

24th October 2008 20:15



Musical Could Be Biggest Musical Of All

Disney is expecting a big graduation crowd to gather in theaters thisweekend for its High School Musical 3 Senior Year . The originalmovies, which...

24th October 2008 20:15



Sag-amptp Talks To Resume, With A Mediator

The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers on Thursday acceptedfederal mediation in its dispute with the Screen Actors Guild but, in...

24th October 2008 20:15



Movie Reviews High School Musical 3 Senior Year

Even often cold-hearted film critics appear taken with Disney's theatricaledition of High School Musical . "The third chapter of thephenomenally...

24th October 2008 20:26



Jennifer Hudson's Mother And Brother Murdered - Reports

Oscar-winning actress JENNIFER HUDSON's mother and brother have been found shot dead in their Chicago, Illinois home, according to reports. The...

24th October 2008 23:47


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