9th December 2008

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Abdul: 'Cowell's Plan To Replace Me Backfired'

PAULA ABDUL has laughed off rumours new AMERICAN IDOL judge KARA DioGUARDI was hired to replace her, insisting the newest judge is her close friend,...

9th December 2008 1:41



Satriani Heartbroken After Coldplay 'Plagiarism'

Guitar legend JOE SATRIANI was devastated upon hearing COLDPLAY's song VIVA LA VIDA for the first time - because he immediately recognised the song...

9th December 2008 1:41



Fascinating Fact 6512

Pop princess BRITNEY SPEARS and talk show host ELLEN DeGENERES stunned passersby in Los Angeles on Friday (05Dec08) by slipping into old-fashioned...

9th December 2008 1:41



Labelle Was Robbed Of Diamond Earrings

Singing legend PATTI LABELLE was robbed of a pair of diamond earrings OPRAH WINFREY gave her as a gift. LaBelle was a guest of honour at Winfrey's...

9th December 2008 1:41



Mccartney Denies Stealing Song

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's band THE FIREMAN has brushed off claims they copied a song by BLIND WILLIE JOHNSON, insisting the blues star's track was merely...

9th December 2008 1:41



Will.i.am To Produce U2 Album?

KANYE WEST has fuelled speculation BLACK EYED PEAS star will.i.am will produce U2's forthcoming album by apparently confirming the news on his blog. ...

9th December 2008 1:41



The Things They Say 10489

"She's gorgeous - although I do wish she would smile a little more." DAME HELEN MIRREN on VICTORIA BECKHAM.

9th December 2008 1:41



Mirren Will Never Leave Britain

Actress DAME HELEN MIRREN has vowed never to move to Hollywood - because she couldn't bear to leave her native Britain. The Queen star splits her...

9th December 2008 1:41



Holloway Expecting First Child

Christmas has come early for actor JOSH HOLLOWAY - the LOST star is set to become a dad for the first time. The star has learned that his wife...

9th December 2008 1:41



Smith Under Peer Pressure For Love Advice

Actor WILL SMITH is under pressure from his famous friends to make his marriage to wife JADA PINKETT SMITH work - because they're constantly coming...

9th December 2008 1:41



Craig Dismisses Thor Rumours

JAMES BOND star DANIEL CRAIG has brushed off rumours he is set to play the Norse god THOR in a movie adaptation of the Marvel comic book. Tinseltown...

9th December 2008 1:41



Smith Defends Grey's Producers

Actress BROOKE SMITH has defended her former TV bosses at GREY'S ANATOMY - insisting she has "no hard feelings" after her lesbian character was...

9th December 2008 1:41



Blur To Confirm Reunion

The members of British group BLUR are set to officially confirm their reunion this week (begs08Dec08), according to U.K. reports. The Britpop...

9th December 2008 6:56



Lynne Spears Blames Herself For Britney's Breakdown

BRITNEY SPEARS' mother LYNNE feels she is to blame for her pop star daughter's public breakdown. The singer enjoyed huge success in her teenage...

9th December 2008 6:56



Jones Defends Bar Brawl

Hollywood tough guy VINNIE JONES is adamant he only fought in a recent bar brawl to defend himself after an attacker tried to blind him with glass. ...

9th December 2008 6:56



Ruffalo Shooting Suspect Turns Herself In

The prime suspect in the attempted murder of MARK RUFFALO's younger brother SCOTT has turned herself in, along with a man authorities declared a...

9th December 2008 6:56



The Things They Say 10490

"I have a swimming pool but I can't swim. Because I'm diabetic I have to do exercises. But I can't swim. I get in there and watch people swim. I...

9th December 2008 6:56



Williams Diving For Aliens?

ROBBIE WILLIAMS' fascination with extraterrestrials is plummeting to new depths - the pop star is continuing his alien investigation with a dive to...

9th December 2008 6:56



Gallagher Can't Drive

OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER has clocked up just nine miles on his vintage Jaguar - because he still hasn't learned how to drive a car. The guitarist...

9th December 2008 6:56



Idol Winner Barrino's Home In Foreclosure

AMERICAN IDOL winner FANTASIA BARRINO is facing eviction from one of her two U.S. homes, according to reports. The singer, who landed the TV talent...

9th December 2008 6:56



Hurley's Fur Campaign Angers Peta

Actress ELIZABETH HURLEY has sparked outrage amongst animal rights advocates after signing up as the new face of a fur fashion line. The Bedazzled...

9th December 2008 6:56



Hudson Wants To Act With Hawn

KATE HUDSON is desperate to work with one of Hollywood's top comedic actresses - her mother GOLDIE HAWN. The Almost Famous star insists she would...

9th December 2008 6:56



Jolie-pitt Family Love New Orleans

ANGELINA JOLIE and her partner BRAD PITT want to settle down in New Orleans, Louisiana - because the city's racial diversity echoes their own...

9th December 2008 6:56



Grey's Anatomy Rep Blasts Rumours Of Knight's Departure

A spokesperson for GREY'S ANATOMY has denied reports T.R. KNIGHT is set to leave the hit TV series. Internet gossips were whipped into a frenzy on...

9th December 2008 6:56



Bagpuss Creator Dies

The creator of children's TV classics including Bagpuss, the Clangers and Ivor the Engine has died.Oliver Postgate passed away aged 83 at a nursing...

9th December 2008 10:55



Five Jls Fans Injured In Free X Factor Gig

At least five teenage girls have been injured after being caught in a crush at a free concert by X Factor boyband finalists JLS.Up to 3,000 people...

9th December 2008 11:39



Carey Still Dogged By Pregnancy Rumours

MARIAH CAREY has once again been forced to deny she is pregnant - following fresh rumours she is expecting. Carey has been dogged by the rumours...

9th December 2008 12:17



Lynne Spears: 'Britney Has No Confidence'

BRITNEY SPEARS' recent comeback has been diminished by her lack of self-confidence following her public meltdown, according to the singer's mum...

9th December 2008 12:17



Reward Issued For Dmx's Arrest

Arizona police chiefs have reportedly offered a $5,000 (GBP3,425) reward for information leading to the arrest of rapper DMX. The star - real name...

9th December 2008 12:17



Blur Confirm Reunion

British rockers BLUR have confirmed they will be reuniting for a one-off gig in London next summer (09). The Britpop pioneers have been on hiatus...

9th December 2008 12:17



Andre 3000 Sued Over Tv Series

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 is facing a $2 million (GBP1.37 million) lawsuit from an art student accusing the rapper of stealing his idea for hit...

9th December 2008 12:17



Police Called To Wonder's Home

Police were called to STEVIE WONDER's Los Angeles home on Monday (08Dec08) afternoon following a family dispute between the legendary singer and his...

9th December 2008 12:17



Rourke Would Never Have Been Able To Work With Director 15 Years Ago

MICKEY ROURKE fears he wouldn't have been able to work with director DARREN ARONOFSKY 15 years ago - because the moviemaker is so "in your face". ...

9th December 2008 12:17



Ledger Honoured With Another Posthumous Award

HEATH LEDGER has been honoured with a posthumous acting award from the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association. Ledger has been named Best...

9th December 2008 12:17



The Things They Say 10491

'People are constantly asking me if I'm pregnant, but I don't like to talk about it too much. I just think about it as the next phase. We'll see..."...

9th December 2008 12:17



Classics Iv Star Yost Dies

DENNIS YOST, lead singer of the 1960s group the CLASSICS IV, has died at the age of 65. The star passed away on Sunday (07Dec08) at Fort Hamilton...

9th December 2008 12:17



Weller Blasts Led Zeppelin Comeback

Legendary British singer PAUL WELLER has slammed LED ZEPPELIN's comeback plans - and insisted he will never reform his old band THE JAM. The Kashmir...

9th December 2008 12:17



Timberlake + Samberg Team Up For New Comedy Video

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and funnyman ANDY SAMBERG teamed up for another hilarious musical skit on Saturday night (06Dec08). The duo, who claimed an Emmy...

9th December 2008 12:17



Motorhead Tour Scrapped

MOTORHEAD's rock and tattoo tour with punk icons SOCIAL DISTORTION has been abandoned due to the economic crisis in America. The two acts were to...

9th December 2008 12:17



The Things They Say 10493

"Wherever I am, if I'm away, I rent a prefab sauna to sweat and loosen up the bones. The older you get, the more those bones need loosening."...

9th December 2008 12:17



The Things They Say 10492

"He's a rare one. He is extraordinary and it is wonderful to watch him... the way his brain works and the way he thinks thoughts... it's beautiful."...

9th December 2008 12:17



Pattinson Fears For His Life

TWILIGHT star ROBERT PATTINSON fears for his life after shooting to fame with the hit film - because he worries fans will take the movie's dark...

9th December 2008 12:17



Injury Forces Tennant Out Of Hamlet

DOCTOR WHO star DAVID TENNANT has been forced to pull out of a scheduled performance of HAMLET due to an ongoing back injury. The 37-year-old is...

9th December 2008 12:17



Paltrow + Martin Enjoy Anniversary Celebrations

GWYNETH PALTROW and CHRIS MARTIN celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary in London over the weekend (06-07Dec08) - brushing off rumours their...

9th December 2008 12:17



Rhys Lied To Tv Bosses Over Riding Accident

MATTHEW RHYS defied a horseriding ban from bosses of his TV show BROTHERS + SISTERS - and ended up with a black eye. The Welsh actor ignored an...

9th December 2008 12:17



Kelly Talks Longevity

STEREOPHONICS frontman Kelly Jones has been discussing his tips for enjoying a long career in the music business.The Welsh rockers – who are...

9th December 2008 12:23



Pharrell Backs 'Green Fabric'

PHARRELL WILIAMS has invested in a New York textiles firm and will promote the use of environmentally sustainable fabrics, it as bee reported.The...

9th December 2008 12:23



Blur Confirm They Will Reunite For Hyde Park Summer Show

Blur will perform as a four-piece for the first time in nine years next summer, at a huge concert in Hyde Park.The full line-up - Damon Albarn,...

9th December 2008 12:34



Tennant Temporarily Out Of Hamlet After Back Injury

An "ongoing back injury" forced David Tennant to withdraw from a performance of Hamlet on Monday night, it has been confirmed.The Doctor Who star is...

9th December 2008 12:56



Academy Reverses Decision On Dark Knight Score

The orchestral score for The Dark Knight could again be nominated for an Oscar, after the Academy reversed a decision declaring it ineligible.The...

9th December 2008 13:18



Oliver Actor Accepts Libel Damages From Daily Mail

Child star Mark Lester has been awarded substantial libel damages after launching a legal action against the Daily Mail newspaper.The actor - who...

9th December 2008 15:51



Peta Bosses Slam Spears Over Circus

BRITNEY SPEARS has come under fire from animal rights campaigners for using elephants in the video for her new single CIRCUS. The pop superstar is...

9th December 2008 16:16



Winehouse's Mum 'Happy' Husband Faces Return To Jail

AMY WINEHOUSE's mother JANIS is delighted the star's husband is heading back to prison, insisting he is to blame for the singer's problems. Blake...

9th December 2008 16:16



Federline: 'Spears Is A Great Mother'

KEVIN FEDERLINE has praised his ex-wife BRITNEY SPEARS' parenting skills - insisting the singer is a "great" mum. Federline split from the Toxic...

9th December 2008 16:16



Carey Knew 'Immediately' She Would Marry Cannon

Singer MARIAH CAREY always knew she would marry her toyboy lover NICK CANNON - and insists the rapper/actor is her "soulmate". The pop superstar wed...

9th December 2008 16:16



Pussycat Dolls Eye Spears Collaboration

The PUSSYCAT DOLLS are keen to record a track with BRITNEY SPEARS after the star's cameo in one of their videos was axed. The girlgroup are...

9th December 2008 16:16



Allen Blasts Perry

British pop star LILY ALLEN has slammed her American rival KATY PERRY - branding her lyrics "crass" and criticising her for not writing her own...

9th December 2008 16:16



Fascinating Fact 6513

British newspaper The Mail on Sunday - which struck a deal with PRINCE to distribute his PLANET EARTH album free to readers last year (07) - has...

9th December 2008 16:16



Cole Denies Diva Claims

GIRLS ALOUD star CHERYL COLE has denied she stormed out of a recent covershoot with Vogue magazine - insisting the story "is not true". Cole - who...

9th December 2008 16:16



Buble Still Loves Blunt

Singer MICHAEL BUBLE still harbours feelings for his ex-girlfriend EMILY BLUNT - and is sad the former couple had to call time on their...

9th December 2008 16:16



Ruffalo Brother Dies

MARK RUFFALO's younger brother SCOTT has died a week after he was shot in the head. He was 39. Scott Ruffalo passed away on Monday night (08Dec08),...

9th December 2008 16:17



The Things They Say 10495

"I am a very shy person, but I do believe that God has blessed me with a gift that I need to share. I always wanted to be entertaining in some way....

9th December 2008 16:17



The Things They Say 10494

"Some of us heard on Halloween night. We were all in our costumes, and we're like, 'We're opening up for BRITNEY SPEARS! That's so cool!' I think we...

9th December 2008 16:17



Ritchie's Fears For Children

GUY RITCHIE fears his ex-wife MADONNA will break their custody agreement and keep the former couple's children in America with her, according to the...

9th December 2008 16:17



Williams: 'Fame Is Tiring'

Actress MICHELLE WILLIAMS has branded her stardom "wearing" - because she is sick of wondering if photographers are lurking wherever she goes. The...

9th December 2008 16:17



Producers Scrap Jurassic Park 4

Movie producers have ruled out a fourth JURASSIC PARK blockbuster - because the story died with author MICHAEL CRICHTON. The sci-fi writer passed...

9th December 2008 16:17



Hathaway's Marriage Dreams

Actress ANNE HATHAWAY would love to get married - and often finds herself fantasising about where the ceremony would be held. The Devil Wears Prada...

9th December 2008 16:17



Winfrey 'Embarrassed' By Weight Gain

OPRAH WINFREY is "embarrassed" after packing on 40 pounds in recent months - because she now tips the scales at 200 pounds. The talk show queen...

9th December 2008 16:17



Fiorentino's Boyfriend Pleads Guilty In Pellicano Case

Actress LINDA FIORENTINO's FBI agent boyfriend has admitted to stealing secret files and passing them off to an unnamed woman with ties to shamed...

9th December 2008 16:17



The Things They Say 10497

"I used to take my dog to work - just walk across the park." LORD OF THE RINGS star BILLY BOYD loved working close to home on the Glasgow, Scotland...

9th December 2008 16:17



The Things They Say 10496

"I want to experience the world and travel because I haven't travelled as much as I want to. There are other things I want to explore besides acting...

9th December 2008 16:17



Pattinson's Masculinity Ended His Modelling Career

TWILIGHT heart-throb ROBERT PATTINSON was forced to end his modelling career at the age of 16 - because he started to look too manly. The British...

9th December 2008 16:17



Madagascar Sequel Roars Way To UK Box Office Top Spot

Animated sequel Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa has topped the UK box office charts after its opening weekend on release.The Dreamworks film took an...

9th December 2008 17:08



Tennant Pulls Out Of Second Hamlet Show After Back Injury

An "ongoing back injury" has forced David Tennant to withdraw from a second performance of Hamlet, it has been confirmed.The Doctor Who star is...

9th December 2008 17:41



The Simpsons Leads The Pack At Writers Guild Awards

The Simpsons is the most nominated show for the 2009 Writers Guild of America (WGA) awards, it has been announced.The animated series, television's...

9th December 2008 17:41



The Earlier Tonight Show With Jay Leno

NBC intends to turn over its 10 00 p.m. hour to Jay Leno, published reports said today (Tuesday), citing network sources. An official announcement is...

9th December 2008 18:41



Nbc Ready To Cut Programs

NBC, already in the throes of corporate upheaval with the sacking of several key executives, may make unprecedented moves to cut costs further,...

9th December 2008 18:41



New Execs To Streamline Nbc's Shows

NBC confirmed Monday that it plans to reconfigure its executive ranks under two new production heads, one for scripted programs, the other for...

9th December 2008 18:41



The Day The News Died?

In an announcement that some observers saw as a surrender of the old media to the new, turnaround maven Sam Zell said Monday that his Tribune Co. is...

9th December 2008 18:41



Mccain Refused To Allow Supporters To Air Anti-obama Ad

More than a month after the presidential election, ABC News has unearthed a 30-second TV commercial produced by Sen. John McCain's supporters that...

9th December 2008 18:51



Clint To Screenwriters Make My Play

Clint Eastwood has indicated that reports about his retirement from acting have been greatly exaggerated. "You know, you kind of muse out loud...

9th December 2008 18:51



Blockbuster To Rent Older Movies For 99 Cents

Blockbuster, attempting to fend off determined competition from online rental outfits and kiosk operators, said Monday that it will begin renting...

9th December 2008 18:51



Dark Knight Makes Its Debut On Disc

The Blu-ray version of Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight being released today (Tuesday) will not contain a longer cut of the movie or deleted...

9th December 2008 18:51



Cannon Cures Carey Of 'Diva' Ways

MARIAH CAREY has credited her new husband NICK CANNON with curing her of her "diva" ways. The pop superstar - who married the rapper/actor in a...

9th December 2008 19:02



Dylan's Home Saved By New York City Officials

New York City officials have ordered the owners of BOB DYLAN's former home at the famed Chelsea Hotel to stop their renovations following a flurry of...

9th December 2008 19:02



Federline Feared For Kids' Safety

KEVIN FEDERLINE feared for his sons' safety when his ex-wife BRITNEY SPEARS went into meltdown earlier this year (08). The Toxic hitmaker was...

9th December 2008 19:02



The Things They Say 10499

"I'm my own worst critic. Do I read the reviews? Yes, the good ones! Everyone is entitled to their opinion in every arena of life, from music to...

9th December 2008 19:02



The Things They Say 10498

"I'm ecstatic and dizzy with it all. I just can't take it all in. This has definitely been a defining moment for me." ESTELLE is still in shock over...

9th December 2008 19:02



Owen Hoping Williams Will Make 'Surprise' Return

TAKE THAT singer MARK OWEN believes ROBBIE WILLIAMS will surprise everyone by turning up unannounced and rejoining the band at one of their gigs. ...

9th December 2008 19:02



Aiken Sparks Reports Of Romance With Broadway Dancer

Former AMERICAN IDOL singer CLAY AIKEN has sparked reports he's dating a fellow Broadway star - two months after revealing to the world he is gay. ...

9th December 2008 19:02



Simpson Steps Out Post-baby

New mum ASHLEE SIMPSON has made her first public appearance, three weeks after giving birth to her newborn son with rocker PETE WENTZ. Simpson, who...

9th December 2008 19:02



Brancato Disputes Burglary 'Confession'

SOPRANOS star LILLO BRANCATO JR's was visiting a friend and not breaking into a house the night he was shot during a stand-off with an off-duty...

9th December 2008 19:02



Williams Believed She Was 'Invincible'

Actress MICHELLE WILLIAMS did "stupid, crazy things" when she was growing up as an aspiring actress - but the experiences helped her prepare for the...

9th December 2008 19:02



Simpson Begins Prison Sentence

O.J. SIMPSON has started his 15 year prison sentence at a medium-security correctional facility in Nevada, following his conviction on armed robbery...

9th December 2008 19:02



The Things They Say 10500

"I'm all for it. I'm really, really proud of how far she's come. I'm excited for her. I hope everything goes well and I wish her all the best and all...

9th December 2008 19:02



The Things They Say 10501

"I live the same life every day. All the time. I go to bed nine o'clock. Always wake up four in the morning, so I don't need an alarm clock. Make my...

9th December 2008 19:02



Fascinating Fact 6514

Playboy boss HUGH HEFNER's daughter CHRISTIE has stepped down as CEO of the company, after 20 years of running the media empire founded by her dad in...

9th December 2008 19:02



Kids Tv Pioneer Postgate Dies

Animator OLIVER POSTGATE, the creator of British children's TV show BAGPUSS, has died at the age of 83. Postgate was responsible for a string of...

9th December 2008 19:02



Hudson Unsure About Second Marriage

KATE HUDSON doesn't regret getting married young - but is unsure whether she could go through with another union after her first marriage ended in...

9th December 2008 19:02



Biel 'Thankful' For Appearance-driven Hollywood

Actress JESSICA BIEL is glad Hollywood film bosses are obsessed with appearances - because she can use her looks to get her "foot in the door" for...

9th December 2008 19:02



The Things They Say 10503

"I'm the most romantic man in the world." Australian actor HUGH JACKMAN always looks after the ladies.

9th December 2008 19:02



The Things They Say 10502

"We went through some tough stuff. There's one scene where she sings At Last directly to me. It was a strange moment that made me sad because it was...

9th December 2008 19:02



Craig No Bond Movie In His Immediate Plans

Daniel Craig has indicated that the next 007 film is not in the works and that "nobody's thinking about it at the moment." Although the usual...

9th December 2008 19:02



Box Office Pares Down After Being Overstuffed

The box office did less than half the business last weekend that it did the previous weekend during the Thanksgiving holiday. Still, the top 12...

9th December 2008 19:02



Abdul: 'American Idol Bosses Failed To Protect Me From Stalker'

PAULA ABDUL has accused her AMERICAN IDOL bosses of exposing her to the crazed fan who committed suicide outside her California home. Abdul claims...

9th December 2008 22:17



Giant Drag Rocker Diagnosed With Muscle Disorder

ANNIE HARDY, the lead singer of American rock band GIANT DRAG, has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, a chronic muscle disorder. The rocker first...

9th December 2008 22:17



Carey 'Stunned' By Obama Win

MARIAH CAREY is delighted American voters chose BARACK OBAMA as the next U.S. President - because she's convinced his victory will change the world. ...

9th December 2008 22:17



Williams To Promote Textiles Firm

Hip-hop star PHARRELL WILLIAMS is to become the face of a New York textile firm - after he was inspired to invest in the environment-friendly fabric...

9th December 2008 22:17



Mccoy Blasts Grammy Bosses For Perry Snub

Rocker TRAVIS MCCOY is furious Grammy bosses overlooked his girlfriend KATY PERRY in the Best New Artist category, in favour of the JONAS BROTHERS. ...

9th December 2008 22:17



Coldplay Dismisses Plagiarism Allegations

British rockers COLDPLAY have hit back at claims their single VIVA LA VIDA ripped-off a track by guitarist JOE SATRIANI - insisting any similarity is...

9th December 2008 22:17



Dmx Tracked Down To Island Off Florida Coast

Fugitive rapper DMX is back behind bars after U.S. federal officers tracked him down to an island off the coast of Florida. A bench warrant was...

9th December 2008 22:17



Brody Eyes 'Mainstream' Roles

Oscar winner ADRIEN BRODY is sick of only landing quirky parts - and wishes movie bosses would consider him for more "mainstream" roles. The star...

9th December 2008 22:17



Baldwin Begs Fans To Save Struggling Tv Show

WILLIAM BALDWIN is begging fans to save his struggling U.S. TV show DIRTY SEXY MONEY - amid fears the show faces cancellation. The actor appealed to...

9th December 2008 22:17



Milk Laps Up Critics' Choice Nominations

GUS VAN SANT's SEAN PENN-starring movie MILK and BRAD PITT's new film THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON will lead the way at the 14th Annual...

9th December 2008 22:17



Fascinating Fact 6515

Spanish TV viewers are to get their own version of classic U.S. comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE. Network Cuatro has bought the rights to create their...

9th December 2008 22:17



Witherspoon 'Supportive' Of Kids' Acting Ambitions

Actress REESE WITHERSPOON would support her children if they ever wanted to pursue an acting career - because she found her parents' own blessing...

9th December 2008 22:17



Tough Workout For Wrestler Rourke

MICKEY ROURKE packed on the pounds to play a battered fighter in acclaimed new movie THE WRESTLER - and brought in an Israeli cage fighter to beat...

9th December 2008 22:17


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