16th December 2008

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The Things They Say 10560

"It takes me an hour and a half to get ready to go out. I meditate for a bit. Then I pick out an outfit that takes 20 minutes. Then I shower, and...

16th December 2008 1:36



Johnson's Hospital Honour

AC DC frontman BRIAN JOHNSON's charity work has been rewarded - he is having a music therapy room in a Florida hospital dedicated to him. The...

16th December 2008 1:36



Abba Exhibition To Go On Tour

A museum of ABBA costumes, instruments and memorabilia will tour the world in 2009. The 750-piece exhibition, which comes compete with music and...

16th December 2008 1:36



Arcade Fire Release Documentary

Canadian rockers ARCADE FIRE have released a new documentary, which offers fans behind the scenes access to the band. The movie, Miroir Noir, was...

16th December 2008 1:36



Blige And Perry's Bet Nod

MARY J. BLIGE and TYLER PERRY will be honoured at the second annual BET Honours. The R+B singer and the filmmaker are just two of the stars set to...

16th December 2008 1:36



Blogger Who Leaked Guns N' Roses Tracks Pleads Guilty

The blogger who leaked tracks from GUNS N' ROSES' forthcoming CHINESE DEMOCRACY album has pleaded guilty to violating copyright laws. Kevin Cogill...

16th December 2008 1:36



German Actor Horst Dead

German actor HORST TAPPERT has died, aged 85. The Derrick actor passed away on Saturday (13Dec08) in Munich, after a long battle from a diabetes...

16th December 2008 1:36



Goldberg To Star In Internet Tv Series

Oscar winner WHOOPI GOLDBERG is creating and will star in a new science fiction mini-series that will be broadcast only online. Stream will debut on...

16th December 2008 1:36



Majors' Onset Injury

SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN LEE MAJORS is nursing an hurt arm after badly injuring his elbow shooting a TV role. The 69-year-old actor bashed the joint...

16th December 2008 1:36



Black Set For Office Cameo

Comedian JACK BLACK is set to guest star in hit show THE OFFICE. The Tropic Thunder star will appear in an episode slated to air in February (09) -...

16th December 2008 1:36



Departed Movie Maker Returns To Boston Underworld

The producer behind Oscar-winning MARTIN SCORSESE movie THE DEPARTED is planning another movie about Boston, Massachusetts' deadly underworld. Jack...

16th December 2008 1:36



Abdul Staying At American Idol

An AMERICAN IDOL producer has denied reports PAULA ABDUL is set to leave the hit reality show, insisting she is an "integral part" of the singing...

16th December 2008 7:06



Falk's Daughter Files Conservatorship Bid

Veteran actor PETER FALK's daughter has filed papers stating her father is no longer able to run his own life, due to deteriorating health, insisting...

16th December 2008 7:06



Quaid Awarded $750,000 Over Hospital Negligence

DENNIS QUAID has been awarded $750,000 (GBP500,000) after a Los Angeles' hospital blunder left his twin babies fighting for their lives last year...

16th December 2008 7:06



Snoop Dogg Auctions Off Shed

Rap superstar SNOOP DOGG is hoping to raise money for charity by putting his garden shed up for sale. The Drop it Like it's Hot hitmaker is selling...

16th December 2008 7:06



Fall Out Boy's Gig Disaster

FALL OUT BOY performed an impromptu gig to showcase their new album - but ineffective paperwork meant the band were forbidden from playing their...

16th December 2008 7:06



Donald: 'Take That Will Be As Big As Rolling Stones'

British band TAKE THAT are determined to stay around as long as the ROLLING STONES, according to singer HOWARD DONALD. Donald, along with Mark Owen,...

16th December 2008 7:06



Harrison's Posthumous Honour Bid

Late BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON is at the centre of a legal row - as officials in Bangladesh fight to have the star posthumously honoured for a historic...

16th December 2008 7:06



Rose: 'Interviews Are A Nightmare'

GUNS N' ROSES frontman AXL ROSE insists he is in a fit state to be interviewed - but declines to do so because it is a "nightmare". The band's new...

16th December 2008 7:06



The Things They Say 10561

"JOHNNY knows a lot of Yiddish phrases, so he drops those in to the conversation, which is nice." LITTLE BRITAIN star MATT LUCAS has bonded with...

16th December 2008 7:06



Watts Names Son Samuel

Actress NAOMI WATTS and actor husband LIVE SCHREIBER have named their second child SAMUEL. Watts, 40 and Schreiber, 41 welcomed their second son,...

16th December 2008 7:06



Pellicano Sentenced To 15 Years For Wiretapping

Hollywood private detective ANTHONY PELLICANO has been sentenced to 15 years in jail for his part in the wiretapping scheme involving the ex-wife of...

16th December 2008 7:06



Brancato Takes Testifies In Murder Trial

SOPRANOS actor LILLO BRANCATO JR. has taken the stand in his murder trial, and denied knowing his accomplice, who shot an off-duty policeman during...

16th December 2008 7:06



Follieri Admits $3.6 Million Fraud

ANNE HATHAWAY's incarcerated ex-boyfriend RAFFAELLO FOLLIERI has admitted owing more than $3.6 million (GBP2.4 million) which he scammed during his...

16th December 2008 7:06







Star-studded Letter Urges "No" To Actor's Strike

Hollywood royalty including George Clooney and Tom Hanks have urged members of the Screen Actors' Guild (SAG) to vote against a planned actor's...

16th December 2008 9:49



Bbc U-turn On Refunds For Strictly Come Dancing Voters

The BBC has confirmed that it will offer refunds to viewers disgruntled with the outcome of the Strictly Come Dancing semi-final.Lisa Snowdon, Rachel...

16th December 2008 9:49



Brit Winner Florence Named In Tracks Of The Year Poll

Quirky singer-songwriter Florence and the Machine has followed her Brit award win by being included in a list of the best tracks of 2008.The London...

16th December 2008 10:33



Portishead Discuss Fourth Album

PORTISHEAD have confirmed they are working on a fourth album following their recent successful comeback.The band reformed earlier this year after a...

16th December 2008 12:00



Patrick Wolf Recording 'Darker' Album

PATRICK WOLF has revealed that his forthcoming album will be darker than its predecessor.The 25-year-old UK songwriter released his third album The...

16th December 2008 12:10



Anka Denies Divorce Reports

Veteran singer PAUL ANKA has denied he is set to divorce his wife of less than a year following her recent arrest for felony domestic battery. Anna...

16th December 2008 12:11



Nine Inch Nails Star Quits

NINE INCH NAILS star ALESSANDRO CORTINI has announced his decision to quit the band - leaving the rockers to tour as a four-piece. The keyboardist -...

16th December 2008 12:11



Perry + Mccoy Engaged?

KATY PERRY is reportedly engaged to her longterm boyfriend TRAVIS MCCOY after the GYM CLASS HEROES frontman proposed in Paris, France. MCCoy, who...

16th December 2008 12:11



Academy Award Sale To Be Banned

A jury in Los Angeles has ruled in favour of blocking the sale of two Oscars awarded to silent movie legend MARY PICKFORD. Three female heirs,...

16th December 2008 12:12



Washington Becomes An African Citizen

Former GREY'S ANATOMY star ISAIAH WASHINGTON has become an official citizen of Sierra Leone. The actor was born in Houston, Texas, but has spent...

16th December 2008 12:12



Fascinating Fact 6548

THE X FACTOR winner ALEXANDRA BURKE has broken the record set by the show's 2006 champion LEONA LEWIS for the fastest-selling download track in...

16th December 2008 12:12



The View Apologise After Breaking Fan's Nose

Scottish rockers THE VIEW have apologised to a fan after frontman KYLE FALCONER broke his nose during a stage dive. Falconer launched himself into...

16th December 2008 12:12



Mcgraw Denies He Is Running For Governor

Country star TIM MCGRAW has laughed off rumours he is set to run for governor of Tennessee in 2010 - insisting it is too early for him to become a...

16th December 2008 12:12



Rourke's Apology Over Bad Language

MICKEY ROURKE has written a grovelling apology to a female movie company executive - to say sorry for swearing at her. The foul-mouthed actor...

16th December 2008 12:12



Carrey Has 'No Regrets' Over Meet The Parents

Hollywood funnyman JIM CARREY has no regrets after handing his role in 2000 movie MEET THE PARENTS over to BEN STILLER. The Ace Ventura star claims...

16th December 2008 12:12



Stars Fight Over Illegal Downloads

Hollywood heavyweights including actor KENNETH BRANAGH and director RICHARD CURTIS are among the stars urging the British government to take action...

16th December 2008 12:12



Hewitt Is A Dad Again

Australian tennis ace LLEYTON HEWITT has become a father for the second time - his actress wife has given birth to a baby boy named CRUZ. Hewitt and...

16th December 2008 12:12



Fascinating Fact 6549

Actress ANNE HATHAWAY showed off her generous nature by helping out at the Feeding America event at New York's Renaissance Cafe on Monday (15Dec08).

16th December 2008 12:12



The Things They Say 10562

"I was just knocking them off one after another. It was just sick." JIM CARREY on his love life before meeting girlfriend JENNY MCCARTHY.

16th December 2008 12:12



Izzard Plans German Stand-up Show

British funnyman EDDIE IZZARD is planning another historic stand-up gig in mainland Europe with a Berlin show completely in German. The bilingual...

16th December 2008 12:12



Thompson's Lies To Miserly Husband

British actress EMMA THOMPSON is forced to lie to her husband when she buys new clothes - because he hates her spending money on expensive designer...

16th December 2008 12:12



Phillippe To Spend Christmas Down Under

Hollywood actor RYAN PHILLIPPE is set to spend Christmas in Australia meeting his girlfriend's family. The Cruel Intentions star has been dating...

16th December 2008 12:12



The Things They Say 10563

"I always remember how he screeched up on his 500cc Triumph (motorbike) and looked me straight in the eyes before saying, 'Hey DICkie, wanna go for a...

16th December 2008 12:12



Mamma Mia Breaks Titanic's UK Box Office Record

Musical Mamma Mia! has become the highest grossing film ever released in the UK, surpassing Titanic's record. The West End adaptation has taken...

16th December 2008 12:44



Transatlantic Box Office Success For Keanu

Keanu Reeves' new film The Day the Earth Stood Still is top of the box office charts on both sides of the Atlantic, it has been confirmed. The sci-fi...

16th December 2008 13:05



Brandy Faces Second Crash Lawsuit

R+B star BRANDY is facing a second lawsuit in relation to her 2006 car crash which left a woman dead. The singer, full name Brandy Norwood, walked...

16th December 2008 16:25



Madonna Takes A Tumble In Rio

Pop superstar MADONNA suffered an embarrassing slip-up during a concert in Brazil - falling over in front of thousands of fans. The Holiday hitmaker...

16th December 2008 16:25



Gallagher Surfs Web To Kill 'Boredom' On Tour

NOEL GALLAGHER is so bored with touring he spends his spare time surfing the internet for bargain buys. The Oasis rocker is currently on the road...

16th December 2008 16:25



Bunton Dismisses Marriage Rumours

Former SPICE GIRLS star EMMA BUNTON is adamant she doesn't need to marry her boyfriend JADE JONES to "justify" their relationship. The couple has...

16th December 2008 16:25



Ronson 'Not Involved' With New Winehouse Record

Superproducer MARK RONSON has been left out of work on AMY WINEHOUSE's new album - but he is still hopeful the singer will hire him to produce her...

16th December 2008 16:25



The Things They Say 10564

"I love Japan! I think all the tiny cars are so cute!" BRITNEY SPEARS on her recent trip to the Far East.

16th December 2008 16:25



Reality Tv Contestant Killed In 'Street Race'

The A DOUBLE SHOT AT LOVE reality TV contestant who was killed in a recent car crash was allegedly taking part in a deadly street race, according to...

16th December 2008 16:25



The Things They Say 10566

"My sex life was non-existent before I had a hit (single). I had to have a hit to get a hit." ENRIQUE IGLESIAS on how becoming famous has improved...

16th December 2008 16:25



The Things They Say 10565

"It's already done. It's already written. It's already demoed." OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER admits the rockers' next album is ready to be recorded,...

16th December 2008 16:25



Mamma Mia! Sets New British High

Movie musical MAMMA MIA! has become the highest grossing film of all time in the U.K., smashing the record set by TITANIC. The Abba-themed movie,...

16th December 2008 16:25



Weitz 'Will Stay Loyal To Twilight Story'

Moviemaker CHRIS WEITZ has promised to stay true to the original story while shooting the sequel to hit vampire film TWILIGHT - because he doesn't...

16th December 2008 16:25



Carrey Eyes Broadway Role

Funnyman JIM CARREY has a burning ambition to hit the stage - he wants to star in a play on Broadway. The Hollywood actor started out as a stand-up...

16th December 2008 16:25



Fascinating Fact 6550

JENNIFER LOPEZ is set to play a single woman trying to conceive through artificial insemination in Plan B, one of the first movies slated for...

16th December 2008 16:25



Johansson Will Write Second Album

Hollywood actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON has decided she wants to write her own songs for the follow-up to her album of TOM WAITS covers. The Lost In...

16th December 2008 16:25



Suspended Sentence For Dj Over Restraining Order Breach

Former BBC disc jockey Andy Kershaw has been handed a suspended six-month jail sentence after breaching a restraining order involving his...

16th December 2008 17:59



Two Versions Of Cohen Song Hallelujah In Top Ten

Renditions of Hallelujah by both X Factor winner Alexandra Burke and Jeff Buckley will chart in the top ten this weekend, it is believed.Alexandra's...

16th December 2008 18:32



Midler's Workouts For Vegas Show

Veteran entertainer BETTE MIDLER sticks to a strict exercise regime during her Las Vegas residence, in order to stop her body "falling apart". The...

16th December 2008 19:12



Wildhearts Rocker 'Stuns Crowd With Onstage Breakdown'

British punk band THE WILDHEARTS reportedly stormed off stage during a concert in London last week, after frontman DAVID 'GINGER' WALLS suffered a...

16th December 2008 19:12



Duff: 'I Did Not Say I Was A Virgin'

Pop star/actress HILARY DUFF has hit back at reports she told journalists she was still a virgin at the age of 19 - insisting she was misquoted. In...

16th December 2008 19:12



Seacrest Sued For Allegedly Ripping Off Tv Show

American TV/radio personality RYAN SEACREST is facing a lawsuit from a TV tycoon, accusing him of stealing the idea for his new reality show from a...

16th December 2008 19:12



No Doubt Postpone New Album Until 2010

GWEN STEFANI's reformed rock band NO DOUBT have pushed back the release of their next album until 2010 - so they can concentrate on their comeback...

16th December 2008 19:12



Goodman And Lane To Star In Waiting For Godot

Actors JOHN GOODMAN, DAVID STRATHAIRN and NATHAN LANE are teaming up to take on Broadway in a new performance of SAMUEL BECKETT's famous play WAITING...

16th December 2008 19:12



Milk Laps Up San Francisco Film Critics' Awards

GUS VAN SANT's SEAN PENN-starring movie MILK has swept the board at the San Francisco FIlm Critics Awards - picking up four prizes. The movie, set...

16th December 2008 19:12



Kidman Blasted Over Didgeridoo Stunt

NICOLE KIDMAN has enraged Aboriginal leaders in her native Australia by breaking a centuries-old taboo against women playing the didgeridoo. The...

16th December 2008 19:12



The Things They Say 10569

"It's this beautiful little bell in a sphere on a chain. It hangs down over her bump and the sound is supposed to be good for the baby." EMMA BUNTON...

16th December 2008 19:12



The Things They Say 10568

"Mothers come up to me and say, 'Don't ever change, you're such a good girl. I am a good girl. But how can I say I won't ever change? That's...

16th December 2008 19:12



The Things They Say 10567

"I say what I think. I'm a real person, not some manufactured pop tart who's afraid to step out of the hotel room. I am flawed. I swear, I have the...

16th December 2008 19:12



Soviet Film Historian Yangirov Dies

Film historian RASHIT YANGIROV has died of cancer, aged 54. Yangirov, who served as a prominent historian of Soviet cinema, died on Sunday (14Dec08)...

16th December 2008 19:12



The Things They Say 10570

"I'm learning about women more and more, and these are the first two girls that have talked to me for more than an hour straight." Comedic actor ADAM...

16th December 2008 19:12



Rob Zombie Returns For Halloween Sequel

Rocker-turned-director ROB ZOMBIE has signed to make a sequel to his HALLOWEEN horror movie, just months after vowing never to return to the...

16th December 2008 19:12



Sag "Civil War"

Some writers were saying Monday that a full-scale civil war had erupted among the membership of the Screen Actors Guild over the leadership's...

16th December 2008 19:21



Pink Slips Fly At Cbs

CBS was hit by a wave of new layoffs Monday that included CBS Paramount Executive VP Maria Crenna and the studio's comedy head, Brian Banks. Fewer...

16th December 2008 19:21



Nbc Affiliates Worry About Leno Move

NBC has sent to its affiliates details of the research it conducted prior to turning over the 10 00 p.m. hour to Jay Leno beginning next fall, the...

16th December 2008 19:21



Vudu To Bring Internet Fare To Tv

Vudu, the company that was one of the first to begin streaming high-definition content to television sets via a broadband-connected settop box, said...

16th December 2008 19:21



Spielberg, Katzenberg Fraud Victims?

Steven Spielberg and Jeffrey Katzenberg may have lost millions of dollars in New York money manager Bernie Madoff's alleged Ponzi schemes, the Wall...

16th December 2008 19:32



Earth Big -- Bigger On Imax

The Day the Earth Stood Still shook up the box office over the weekend, winding up with $30.5 million to take the top spot. Box office trackers Media...

16th December 2008 19:32



The Plot To Still Friedman

FoxNews.com's Roger Friedman claimed on Monday that he had been barred from a New York screening of the Tom Cruise movie Valkyrie because of negative...

16th December 2008 19:32



National Lampoon Chief Arrested

National Lampoon CEO  Daniel Laikin was arrested in Los Angeles on Monday and charged with fraudulently attempting to inflate the value of the...

16th December 2008 19:32



Private Eye To The Stars Gets 15 Years

Former Hollywood private eye Anthony Pellicano was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday following his conviction on wiretapping, racketeering and...

16th December 2008 19:43



Midler Fulfils Her UKulele Ambition

Singer BETTE MIDLER has embraced her Hawaiian roots and learned to play the ukulele for her Las Vegas show. The superstar treats fans to a rendition...

16th December 2008 22:31



Wentz Recalls First Time Sex With Simpson

FALL OUT BOY rocker PETE WENTZ has spoken up yet again about his "amazing sex life" with wife ASHLEE SIMPSON - insisting the first time the two slept...

16th December 2008 22:31



Leon Speaks Out About Madonna Divorce

MADONNA's ex-partner CARLOS LEON has offered his love and support to the singer and her ex-husband GUY RITCHIE in the wake of their divorce. Leon,...

16th December 2008 22:31



Carrey Weighs In On Anti-depressant Debate

JIM CARREY uses vitamins to combat the depression he has suffered since childhood - insisting anti-depression drugs don't work. The actor has tried...

16th December 2008 22:31



Cruise Wants Suri To Act

TOM CRUISE would "love" his two year old daughter SURI to follow in his and KATIE HOLMES' acting footsteps. Cruise insists the tot will be able to...

16th December 2008 22:31



French Composer Jarre Honoured At Berlin Festival

French composer MAURICE JARRE will be honoured with a lifetime achievement award at next year's (09) Berlin Film Festival for his pioneering musical...

16th December 2008 22:31



The Things They Say 10572

"I did once at (London gay club night) G.A.Y. and there were about 2,000 men there. I was a bit nervous. It was amazing. I'm very confident with my...

16th December 2008 22:31



The Things They Say 10571

"It's all over the internet that I'm getting engaged to my boyfriend. The truth is, I just like to wear rings." Singer/actress HILARY DUFF blames her...

16th December 2008 22:31



Cowell Is More Famous Than God Says New Survey

Music mogul SIMON COWELL is more famous than God and QUEEN ELIZABETH II, according to a new British survey. More than 1,000 kids under the age of 10...

16th December 2008 22:31



Cross' Twins Land Mum A Saucy Role

Wholesome DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star MARCIA CROSS' twin girls have helped her land a new role - as spokesperson for apple sauce giant MOTTS. The...

16th December 2008 22:31



Winfrey Lands New Tv/movie Deal

TV queen OPRAH WINFREY has signed an exclusive new deal to develop movies and miniseries for cable network HBO. The talk show host will develop the...

16th December 2008 22:31



Movie Bosses Speed Up Twilight Sequel

Moviegoers' hysteria for vampire love story TWILIGHT has prompted studio bosses to rush the release of its sequel, less than 12 months after the film...

16th December 2008 22:31


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