12th December 2008

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Strictly's Austin Joins Festive Volunteering Campaign

Austin Healey, star of Strictly Come Dancing, is inviting Londoners to help brighten the capital as part of the Festive Favours campaign.The former...

12th December 2008 1:05



Jls 'Land Rihanna Duet' For X Factor Final

X factor boyband JLS are to perform with R 'n' B superstar Rihanna on the show's live final, reports claim.The four-piece could take a big step...

12th December 2008 1:27



Lovato Slams Self-harm Speculation

Disney star DEMI LOVATO has denied allegations she self-harms - after she was photographed with scar-like marks on her wrist at MILEY CYRUS' 16th...

12th December 2008 1:41



Beyonce's Single Ladies Is 2008'S Best Single

BEYONCE KNOWLES' empowerment anthem for single women everywhere has been named the Best Single of 2008 in a new poll. The singer's catchy tune...

12th December 2008 1:41



Fascinating Fact 6534

KEVIN COSTNER's country act MODERN WEST have been added to the Stagecoach festival line-up. The group will join Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, Reba...

12th December 2008 1:41



Stamos Rushes To Fainting Woman's Aide

TV doctor JOHN STAMOS had to play real life medic when a woman lost consciousness at an event he was hosting. The E.R. star narrated the 50th...

12th December 2008 1:41



Iglesias Treats Fan To Onstage Kiss

Singer ENRIQUE IGLESIAS gave a special treat to a female fan at a recent London concert - he pulled an excited reveller on stage and gave her a...

12th December 2008 1:41



Bass: Dancing Show 'Destroyed' My Relationship

Former 'N SYNC singer LANCE BASS was relieved when he was booted of hit U.S. reality show DANCING WITH THE STARS - because the contest "destroyed"...

12th December 2008 1:41



Wentz Takes Pooch To Tv Dog Whisperer

New parents and pet lovers PETE WENTZ and ASHLEE SIMPSON-WENTZ have treated their beloved bulldog to some etiquette lessons with a famed TV dog...

12th December 2008 1:41



Cruise Wrestled Way To The Top

Before TOM CRUISE became one of Hollywood's top-earning actors he was fighting for fame as a teenager - in violent wrestling matches. In a photo...

12th December 2008 1:41



Piven Loses Obama's Number

Actor JEREMY PIVEN is reeling after his cell phone deleted a personal message from BARACK OBAMA that included the U.S. President-elect's personal...

12th December 2008 1:41



Cox Stumbles Over Friends Film

Actress COURTENEY COX has vowed not to push her FRIENDS co-stars into reuniting on the silver screen - because she fears talking about it will spark...

12th December 2008 1:41



Howard: 'Ledger Should Win Golden Globe'

Movie star TERRENCE HOWARD insists tragic actor HEATH LEDGER should win a Golden Globe Award, no matter what, in January (09). Ledger was nominated...

12th December 2008 1:41



Kate Walsh's Husband Files For Divorce

PRIVATE PRACTICE star KATE WALSH has split with her husband ALEX YOUNG, who has filed for divorce after just 15 months of marriage. The couple wed...

12th December 2008 1:41



The Things They Say 10540

"I am really thrilled! I guess I should dress up more. Maybe Chanel could do a couture line for seniors?" Actress SHIRLEY MACLAINE, 74, hopes her...

12th December 2008 1:42



The Things They Say 10539

"I met GEORGE CLOONEY at a... party not too long ago. I didn't want to f**k him, but it seemed like everybody else in the room did." GREY'S ANATOMY...

12th December 2008 1:42



Pin-up Icon Page Dies

Legendary pin-up BETTIE PAGE died on Thursday (11Dec08). She was 85. Page suffered a heart attack last week (02Dec08) in Los Angeles and never...

12th December 2008 5:26



Pin-up Icon Page Dies

Legendary pin-up BETTIE PAGE died on Thursday (11Dec08). She was 85. Page suffered a heart attack last week (02Dec08) in Los Angeles and never...

12th December 2008 7:11



Lil Wayne Records Motivational Music For Phelps

Olympic swimming hero MICHAEL PHELPS was stunned after meeting his favourite rapper LIL' WAYNE - because the star had recorded a personal song for...

12th December 2008 7:11



Soul Cry Frontwoman Charged With Attempted Murder

The lead singer of Italian heavy metal band SOUL CRY has been charged with attempted murder after she stabbed her guitarist for messing up his solo. ...

12th December 2008 7:11



West Moving To London For Fashion Career?

Rapper KANYE WEST is planning to move to London to pursue his love of fashion, according to a new report. The Stronger hitmaker is reportedly set to...

12th December 2008 7:11



Lennon No Longer Mourns Late Beatles Dad

JULIAN LENNON has stunned fans offering him condolences on the anniversary of his father JOHN LENNON's death - by telling them he no longer mourns...

12th December 2008 7:11



Wentz Denies 'Struggle' To Sell Baby Photos

PETE WENTZ has taken to his blog to blast reports he and his wife ASHLEE SIMPSON-WENTZ are struggling to sell photos of their newborn baby to a...

12th December 2008 7:11



The Things They Say 10541

"It is so exciting to be nominated, but working with EMMA (THOMPSON) was reward enough. Don't get me wrong, I still want to win!" DUSTIN HOFFMAN on...

12th December 2008 7:11



Pantoliano's Depression 'Euphoria'

JOE PANTOLIANO experienced "euphoria" after doctors diagnosed him with clinical depression - because he could finally understand his feelings of...

12th December 2008 7:11



Gyllenhaal And Sarsgaard Set For Off-broadway Stage

Hollywood couple MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL and PETER SARSGAARD are preparing to star in a new off-Broadway production. The pair has been cast in the Classic...

12th December 2008 7:11



Full House Remake Reportedly Scrapped

Actor JOHN STAMOS' plans to reunite the cast of 90s U.S. sitcom FULL HOUSE for a modern remake have reportedly been scrapped. Former child star...

12th December 2008 7:11



Culkin's Sister Stepped Into Traffic

MACAULAY CULKIN's sister DAKOTA died after she stepped in front of a car, police have confirmed. The 29-year-old - the Home Alone star's elder...

12th December 2008 7:11



Jarvis Cocker To Edit Today Programme

JARVIS COCKER has been confirmed as one of the guest editors of BBC Radio 4's Today programme.The former PULP frontman will use the programme to...

12th December 2008 11:15



Mark Morrison: Leicester Doesn't Love Me

MARK MORRISON has lashed out of his hometown of Leicester, claiming it does not show him the respect he deserves.The singer - perhaps best-remembered...

12th December 2008 11:15



R 'N' B Star Chris Brown Named Artist Of The Year

Chris Brown has been named Billboard magazine's artist of the year for the second time.The 19-year-old - who also claimed the accolade in 2006 - has...

12th December 2008 11:59



Florence And The Machine Scoop Brits' Critics Choice Award

Singer-songwriter Florence and the Machine has been handed the prestigious Critics' Choice prize for the 2009 Brit awards.The quirky act - headed by...

12th December 2008 12:21



Combs Excited For Obama Inauguration

Rap superstar SEAN COMBS can't wait to attend President-elect BARACK OBAMA's inauguration ceremony, insisting it'll be "cool" to be at the historic...

12th December 2008 12:22



Wentz: 'Ashlee And I Fit Together Like Lego'

PETE WENTZ feels an intense connection to wife ASHLEE SIMPSON-WENTZ - but the FALL OUT BOY rocker is also a huge fan of her breasts. The Outta My...

12th December 2008 12:22



Costello To Headline Obama Concert

Singers ELVIS COSTELLO, STING and SEAL will perform at a concert in Washington D.C. to celebrate U.S. President-elect BARACK OBAMA's inauguration on...

12th December 2008 12:22



Pop And Rock Stars Have Grammy Hopes

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, MILEY CYRUS and PETER GABRIEL are among the music artists up for Golden Globe Awards in January (09). Springsteen was nominated...

12th December 2008 12:22



The Things They Say 10543

"I never for one second doubted that I would become successful, doing something I love doing and have the sort of life I have now. I wasn't happy, so...

12th December 2008 12:22



The Things They Say 10542

"We thought it would last a week... It's been a long week." GARY BARLOW admits he's amazed TAKE THAT's reunion has lasted two years.

12th December 2008 12:22



Fascinating Fact 6535

British singer BOY GEORGE will go ahead with two concerts in London on Tuesday and Wednesday next week (16/17Dec08) despite facing a possible jail...

12th December 2008 12:22



Barlow Delighted At Williams' U.k. Move

TAKE THAT singer GARY BARLOW encouraged former bandmate ROBBIE WILLIAMS to move back to the U.K. - because it is the perfect place to pen new songs. ...

12th December 2008 12:22



Richie Gets Help From Rihanna For Debut Album

NICOLE RICHIE has reportedly enlisted the help of RIHANNA and KELLY OSBOURNE in her bid to launch a solo music career. The adopted daughter of...

12th December 2008 12:22



Seal's Shock At Klum's First Pregnancy

British singer SEAL was stunned when he first slept with supermodel HEIDI KLUM - because she was pregnant by another man. The Kiss From A Rose...

12th December 2008 12:22



Barlow Wouldn't Rule Out Robbie Reunion

TAKE THAT star GARY BARLOW has been getting closer to ex-bandmate ROBBIE WILLIAMS - and would love him to rejoin the band. Williams quit the boyband...

12th December 2008 12:22



Knievel Plans New Year's Jump

Stuntman ROBBIE KNIEVEL is to honour the 40th anniversary of his legendary dad's New Year's Eve (31Dec) Las Vegas hotel jump by attempting to clear...

12th December 2008 12:22



Lucas Launches Star Wars Stage Show

Epic space movie franchise STAR WARS is to be turned into a spectacular London stage show. Creator of the cult movies, George Lucas, has announced...

12th December 2008 12:22



Guttenberg Trades Hollywood For Village Panto

Actor STEVE GUTTENBERG turned down two Hollywood movies to perform in an English village pantomime - on the advice of former HAPPY DAYS star HENRY...

12th December 2008 12:22



Sandler Backs Brand Over Radio Scandal

ADAM SANDLER has offered his public support to BEDTIME STORIES co-star RUSSELL BRAND after the British funnyman resigned from his BBC Radio show over...

12th December 2008 12:22



Johannson Urges World Leaders To Listen To Nobel Laureate

SCARLETT JOHANSSON is urging the world to take note of Nobel laureate MARTTI AHTISAARI's pioneering meditation techniques because she's convinced...

12th December 2008 12:22



Jensen Slammed By Tv Star

Reality TV star JEFF LEWIS has refuted claims he was abusive towards UGLY BETTY actress ASHLEY JENSEN at her Los Angeles home. Scottish actress...

12th December 2008 12:22



Dicaprio: 'Winslet's The Best Actress Of Our Time'

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO was wary of working with TITANIC co-star KATE WINSLET again - but soon managed to convince himself as he believes she is "the best...

12th December 2008 12:22



The Things They Say 10545

A new housing estate in Kent, England where SIR MICK JAGGER and KEITH RICHARDS grew up is naming all of its 13 streets after ROLLING STONES hits....

12th December 2008 12:22



The Things They Say 10544

"She says what she means. She's very direct, but with a smile. There was a friend I'd had for 16 years and within 20 minutes of meeting Heidi he'd...

12th December 2008 12:22



Fascinating Fact 6538

ADAM SANDLER wore a T-shirt featuring a large photo of his wife JACKIE and daughter SADIE when he appeared on British breakfast show GMTV on Friday...

12th December 2008 12:22



The Things They Say 10547

''I think they'll go on doing a movie together only once every 10 years.'' SAM MENDES on actress wife KATE WINSLET and her REVOLUTIONARY ROAD co-star...

12th December 2008 12:22



Fascinating Fact 6537

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES has been given nine lives by the show's creator, MARC CHERRY - he has chosen to extend the hit series to nine seasons, instead...

12th December 2008 12:22



Fascinating Fact 6536

The lightsaber used by Luke Skywalker in Star Wars sold for $208,000 (GBP140,000) at an auction of Hollywood props and memorabilia on Thursday...

12th December 2008 12:22



The Things They Say 10546

"Up until now I've been nominated for a few things, and they were all for MILK. Yeah, I was surprised - just that Milk didn't get more nominations."...

12th December 2008 12:22



Bell Is A Dad Again

U.S. TV star COBY BELL is a dad again - his wife AVISS gave birth to a second set of twins on 2 December (08). The Game star's new daughter Quinn...

12th December 2008 12:22



Iraq Veteran Ordered To Stay Away From Tom Cruise

A Californian judge has issued a restraining order to prevent a veteran of the Iraq war from approaching the home of actor Tom Cruise.Edward Van...

12th December 2008 13:27



Simon Cowell 'Embarrassed' After X Factor Contract Leak

X Factor judge Simon Cowell has admitted he is "very embarrassed" that contracts signed by this year's contestants have been leaked to the...

12th December 2008 13:49



Cowell Embarrassed By Contract Leak

Music mogul SIMON COWELL is embarrassed about leaked documents which revealed contestants on his hit U.K. TV talent show THE X FACTOR are banned from...

12th December 2008 16:06



Eminem Slams Album Leak

Rapper EMINEM has hit out after a track from his forthcoming album RELAPSE was posted online. The Stan hitmaker announced in October (08) that he...

12th December 2008 16:06



Rose 'Not Bitter' About West Chart Battle

GUNS N' ROSES frontman AXL ROSE has announced he was not disappointed to see the band's new album CHINESE DEMOCRACY beaten to top spot in the...

12th December 2008 16:06



Rose 'Surprised' By Dr Pepper Lawsuit

GUNS N' ROSES frontman AXL ROSE was "taken off guard" when he found out the band's legal team was threatening to sue drinks manufacture Dr Pepper...

12th December 2008 16:06



Reeves Is Jealous Of Jackman

Hollywood actor KEANU REEVES is jealous of HUGH JACKMAN - because the Australian star landed Reeves' dream role in the X-MEN franchise. Reeves is a...

12th December 2008 16:06



Dane Vows To Console Walsh

ERIC DANE has offered his GREY'S ANATOMY co-star KATE WALSH a shoulder to cry on following the breakdown of her marriage. The actor is yet to speak...

12th December 2008 16:06



Police Launch Investigation Over Theatre Suicide Scene

Police in Vienna, Austria have launched an investigation after a theatre actor accidentally cut his throat with a real knife during a play. Daniel...

12th December 2008 16:06



Reeves: 'Fame Is A Drag'

KEANU REEVES has branded life as a famous actor "a drag" - insisting he doesn't understand why the paparazzi are interested in taking snaps of his...

12th December 2008 16:06



Mayer Has 'No Problem' With Aniston's Nude Shoot

Rocker JOHN MAYER is adamant he doesn't have a problem with his girlfriend JENNIFER ANISTON stripping nude for the cover of a magazine. The former...

12th December 2008 16:06



Cruise Stuns Leno With Elvis Impersonation

TOM CRUISE has added another embarrassing U.S. chatshow stunt to his repertoire - after he performed an impromptu ELVIS PRESLEY impression on THE...

12th December 2008 16:06



T.i. Returns To The Top

Rapper T.I. has stunned U.S. pop fans by returning to the top of the singles chart and toppling BEYONCE. The R+B star's Single Ladies (Put a Ring On...

12th December 2008 16:06



Fascinating Fact 6539

Newly-reformed British rock band BLUR are to play a second show at London's Hyde Park next year (09). They will perform on 2 July after their first...

12th December 2008 16:06



The Things They Say 10548

"Me and Rocky? I'm not bad. I'm better without the gloves though. He might have to go one glove and one no glove to make both of us happy." Hollywood...

12th December 2008 16:07



Fascinating Fact 6540

SIENNA MILLER's latest role sees her going out of her mind - the actress stars as a mental patient in a British rock band's video. The ALFIE star is...

12th December 2008 16:07



Cyrus Drives Off With A Porsche

Teen sensation MILEY CYRUS has landed the keys to her stepmum's old sportscar. The 16-year-old Hannah Montana star passed her California learner's...

12th December 2008 16:07



Star Wars Saga Set For Stage Extravaganza

A galaxy far, far away will come to London next year as a major Star Wars show is launched.Star Wars: A Musical Journey will see the Royal...

12th December 2008 16:32



Idol Revamp Revealed

Long-anticipated changes to American Idol were disclosed Thursday in what appears to be an internal Fox Network memo leaked to an AI fansite, MJ's...

12th December 2008 18:46



Bewkes Takes Over All Reins At Time Warner

Richard Parsons completed handing over the reins of power at Time Warner to Jeff Bewkes Thursday. Last January, Parsons ceded the CEO title to...

12th December 2008 18:46



Nielsen Lists Ten Top Shows Of 2008

Nielsen Media Research listed the top-ten regularly scheduled TV shows of 2008 today (Friday), with Fox's American Idol taking the top two positions...

12th December 2008 18:46



Hannity To Remain A Solo Act

Fox News's Hannity and Colmes show will simply become Hannity on January 12 after the cable news network said that it had given up trying to find a...

12th December 2008 18:46



Hollywood Discovers New Star Alpha Centauri

In an old-fashioned publicity stunt, 20th Century Fox plans to beam The Day the Earth Stood Still to Alpha Centauri, the nearest star, via a...

12th December 2008 18:57



Top Specials Of 2008 Were Sports Shows

Sports programs dominated Nielsen Media Research's top-ten list of single-telecast specials for the year, topped by Fox's telecast of the Super Bowl...

12th December 2008 18:57



Movie Reviews The Day The Earth Stood Still

The Day the Earth Stood Still is the kind of movie that studio executives call critic proof. It needs to be, since most of the reviews are...

12th December 2008 18:57



Movie Reviews Nothing Like The Holidays

The sentimental holiday flick Nothing Like the Holidays has won over many critics who rarely wax sentimental over the films they review. Roger Ebert...

12th December 2008 18:57



Movie Reviews Gran Torino

Clint Eastwood is showing no signs of resting on his many laurels. Indeed, at 78, he appears fixed on picking up a few more, critics of his latest...

12th December 2008 19:08



Dark Knight Most Pirated Movie Of 2008

The Dark Knight , the biggest hit at the box office this year, was also the most pirated on BitTorrent, according to data collected by...

12th December 2008 19:08



Most Pirated Movies Listed

The following is a list of the ten most-pirated films of 2008 and the number of worldwide downloads, according to TorrentFreak.com 1. The Dark Knight...

12th December 2008 19:08



Oliver Stone's W. Opens Dubai Film Festival

The Dubai International Film Festival opened Thursday with a screening of Oliver Stone's W. , based on the life of George W. Bush. Apparently stung...

12th December 2008 19:08



Lythgoe: 'American Idol Not At Fault For Abdul's Stalker Ordeal'

Former AMERICAN IDOL producer NIGEL LYTHGOE has hit back at PAULA ABDUL after she accused her bosses on the show of deliberately exposing her to the...

12th December 2008 19:18



Man Behind Winehouse Drug Scandal Jailed

A man who confessed to offering to supply cocaine to AMY WINEHOUSE has been jailed for two years. Johnny Blagrove, who took video footage of the...

12th December 2008 19:18



Rose Denies May Snub

AXL ROSE has denied he changed former QUEEN star BRIAN MAY's contribution to the new GUNS N' ROSES album out of "spite" - insisting it sounded good...

12th December 2008 19:18



Bullet For My Valentine Scrap Two Shows

Welsh rockers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE have cancelled the last two dates of their European tour due to illness. The band scrapped a planned gig in...

12th December 2008 19:18



Mos Def Sued By His Own Lawyers

Rapper/actor MOS DEF has been landed with a $60,000 (GBP40,000) lawsuit from his own attorney, after failing to pay for an expensive divorce from his...

12th December 2008 19:18



Mayer Urges Online Gossips To Take Lead From Rickles

Singer JOHN MAYER has a word of advice for "snarky" online gossips - follow the lead of comedic icon DON RICKLES and write "with a wink and a...

12th December 2008 19:18



Anka's Wife Arrested For Felony Domestic Battery

Veteran singer PAUL ANKA's wife has been arrested for felony domestic battery - four months after the couple wed. Authorities were called to the...

12th December 2008 19:18



Bruni Sues Over Naked Photo

French first lady CARLA BRUNI is taking legal action to stop a clothing company distributing bags featuring a naked picture of her. The former model...

12th December 2008 19:18



Cruise Plans More Grossman

TOM CRUISE is considering reprising his foul-mouthed, Golden Globe-nominated TROPIC THUNDER character, LES GROSSMAN, for a series of hilarious online...

12th December 2008 19:18



Brancato Murder Trial Hears He Was A Regular Visitor At Shooting House

SOPRANOS actor LILLO BRANCATO JR. was a regular visitor to the house he is accused of breaking into the night he was shot during a stand-off with an...

12th December 2008 19:18



Paltrow And Martin 'Aren't Splitting'

GWYNETH PALTROW and CHRIS MARTIN's marriage is safe and strong, according to the Oscar winner's close pal, chef MARIO BATALI. Paltrow has been...

12th December 2008 19:18



Jackman Named Oscar Host

Australian actor HUGH JACKMAN has been named host of 2009's 81st Annual Academy Awards. The 40-year-old star - named People magazine's Sexiest Man...

12th December 2008 19:18



The Things They Say 10549

"I don't behave like a queen (but) people do and they think they have to be respectful, and they don't." DAME HELEN MIRREN on her regal status after...

12th December 2008 19:18



Fascinating Fact 6541

Fans of vampire movie TWILIGHT can soon get their hands on the characters - they're being made into dolls. The figurines will hit shelves in the...

12th December 2008 19:18



Pellicano Daughters Land Reality Tv Show

The daughters of a Hollywood private detective convicted of federal wiretapping have landed their own reality TV show. The three daughters of...

12th December 2008 19:18



Hilfiger To Wed In Private Ceremony

Fashion mogul TOMMY HILFIGER will marry for the second time on Friday (12Dec08) in an ultra-private wedding ceremony. Hilfiger, 57, and his former...

12th December 2008 19:18



Tara Reid Enters Rehab

Actress TARA REID has checked into a rehab clinic in California, her spokesperson has confirmed. The 33-year-old American Pie star will spend...

12th December 2008 23:26


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