18th December 2008

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Festival Doctors Nurse Fans Through Texting

Sending a text message to your friends after being hurt at a music festival can signify that you're free to leave treatment, a new report...

18th December 2008 0:11



Seal Still Turns On Klum

British star SEAL turns on wife HEIDI KLUM even when he's not around - just the thought of the sensual singer makes the supermodel feel sexy. The...

18th December 2008 1:36



T.i. And Ll Cool J Honoured For Raising Political Awareness

Rappers T.I., LL COOL J and YOUNG JEEZY are set to be honoured at a hip-hop ball for raising awareness of this year's presidential (08) election. ...

18th December 2008 1:36



Lopez And Anthony Step Out To Show They Are Still Together

JENNIFER LOPEZ and her husband MARC ANTHONY stepped out in Los Angeles on Tuesday (16Dec08) night, to pour scorn on reports their marriage is on the...

18th December 2008 1:36



Cowell Won't Tone Down Criticism

AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL refuses to let the suicide of PAULA ABDUL's stalker affect the level of criticism he delivers on the show. Paula...

18th December 2008 1:36



Houston Sued By Stepmother

WHITNEY HOUSTON's stepmother is suing the star over the wishes of the singer's late father. According to court papers filed in federal court in...

18th December 2008 1:36



Cruise: 'Ali Was My Childhood Hero'

Actor TOM CRUISE fulfilled a lifetime ambition when he met boxing legend MUHAMMAD ALI at a gala event. Cruise admits the three-time World...

18th December 2008 1:36



Carrey Fakes Proposal On Ellen's Show

JIM CARREY shocked viewers of ELLEN DeGENERES' talk show on Wednesday (17Dec08), by pretending to propose to his girlfriend JENNY MCCARTHY. In a...

18th December 2008 1:36



Murphy And Labeouf For Batman

EDDIE MURPHY and SHIA LaBEOUF have been lined up to star in the next BATMAN movie, according to reports. The Beverly Hills Cop actor will star as...

18th December 2008 1:36



The Things They Say 10575

"The main thing I've been listening to lately is Rhapsody in Blue by Gershwin. I listen to it most days because I just can't work out how someone is...

18th December 2008 1:36



Fascinating Fact 6559

U.S. talk show host ELISABETH HASSELBECK received a personal invitation to spend Christmas at the White House - after complaining on her show THE...

18th December 2008 1:36



Fascinating Fact 6558

TOM CRUISE has seen wife KATIE HOLMES perform in her Broadway play ALL MY SONS over 20 times to date (17Dec08). Holmes made her debut in the ARTHUR...

18th December 2008 1:36



Fascinating Fact 6557

British advertising watchdogs have ruled that a movie poster for RIGHTEOUS KILL - featuring the tagline "There's nothing wrong with a little shooting...

18th December 2008 1:36



Reeves Shuns Computers For Typewriters

Hollywood star KEANU REEVES lives in the technological dark ages - he doesn't own a computer, and writes all correspondence on a typewriter. The...

18th December 2008 1:36



Watson Prefers England Over 'Bitchy' Hollywood

British actress EMMA WATSON won't be moving to Hollywood anytime soon - because starlets her age are "bitchy" compared to their counterparts in the...

18th December 2008 1:36



Beckham Inspired By Teacher Fashion

VICTORIA BECKHAM may be renowned for dressing head-to-toe in designer clothes, but she looked to an unusual source for her current favourite trend -...

18th December 2008 7:36



Harrison's Sick Situation

A pool of GEORGE HARRISON's sick remained on the floor of THE BEATLES hostel room for two weeks - because their cleaner refused to clean it up. The...

18th December 2008 7:36



Williams Excited About New Album

ROBBIE WILLIAMS is planning his next album - he's heading back into the recording studio at the beginning of next year (09). The Rock DJ singer's...

18th December 2008 7:36



Idol Star Menard Cancer Free

Former AMERICAN IDOL contestant LUKE MENARD has been given the all-clear from cancer. The 30-year-old - a finalist in the seventh season of the...

18th December 2008 7:36



T.i. Worried For Kids During Prison Stint

Rapper T.I. is worried about the affect his impending prison spell will have on his young sons - but is sure that his elder daughter will help them...

18th December 2008 7:36



Smiths Donate $1.3 Million To Charity

WILL SMITH and his wife JADA have donated $1.3 million (GBP866,000) to charitable causes in the last year - including $122,500 (GBP81,666) to best...

18th December 2008 7:36



Tennant Recovering After Back Surgery

DOCTOR WHO star DAVID TENNANT has taken his first steps on the road to recovery after enduring surgery for a slipped disc. The Scottish actor...

18th December 2008 7:36



Dreyfuss Lawsuit Hits $4 Million

JAWS star RICHARD DREYFUSS claims his father and uncle owe him almost $4 million (GBP2.6 million) from an unpaid loan. The actor filed suit in Los...

18th December 2008 7:36



Jolie-pitts Staying In France

BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE have decided to settle down in France - because their family need a permanent base for a while. The couple, who have...

18th December 2008 7:36



Bond Actress Cawley Murdered

Irish actress CELINE CAWLEY has been found murdered following a robbery at her home. She was 46. The star, who appeared in 1985 James Bond movie A...

18th December 2008 7:36



Ruffalo Death Ruled As Homicide

The death of MARK RUFFALO's brother SCOTT has been ruled as a homicide. Scott Ruffalo, 39, was found outside his home in Beverly Hills with a...

18th December 2008 7:36



The Things They Say 10576

"I think I'd be selling more houses had the economy been in better shape. I think I'd be selling more records had the economy been in better shape....

18th December 2008 7:36



Fascinating Fact 6562

U.S. talk show host ELISABETH HASSELBECK received a personal invitation to the White House's Christmas party - after complaining on her show THE VIEW...

18th December 2008 7:36



Fascinating Fact 6561

British model KATE MOSS has signed on to design for British clothing store Topshop for three more years. The star will be adding shoes and lingerie...

18th December 2008 7:36



Fascinating Fact 6560

A tissue used by SCARLETT JOHANSSON during a recent television appearance is to be auctioned off for charity. Proceeds from the sale, which starts on...

18th December 2008 7:36



Presenter Fiona Phillips Hosts Gmtv For Final Time

GMTV host Fiona Phillips has presented the ITV1 morning show for the final time after nearly 16 years on the programme.The 47-year-old announced her...

18th December 2008 9:26





Jagger And Affleck Launch Short Film For Congo Aid

Mick Jagger and Ben Affleck have released a short film to shed light on the suffering of 250,000 refugees in eastern DR Congo. The Gimme Shelter...

18th December 2008 10:42







Blu-ray Sales Records Shattered By Dark Knight

The rising popularity of the Blu-Ray DVD format has been illustrated by the record-breaking sales of The Dark Knight.Blu-Ray's triumph over HD DVDs...

18th December 2008 11:28



Slumdog Millionaire Wins Over London Film Critics

Danny Boyle's inspiring drama Slumdog Millionaire is the frontrunner at the London Critics' Circle film awards, it has been announced.The story of a...

18th December 2008 12:01



U2 To Sell Live Nation Shares

Irish rock band U2 are set to make around $25 million (GBP17 million) if they go ahead with reported plans to sell their shares in music events...

18th December 2008 12:22



Bowie Girl Gets Damages Over 'Rape Pictures' Claim

The daughter of DAVID BOWIE's ex-wife has won $80,000 (GBP52,000) from the city of New York and a cop after allegations she was photographed naked...

18th December 2008 12:22



Wainwright Plays Down 'Anti-gay Marriage' Comments

Gay singer RUFUS WAINWRIGHT has denied he refuses to campaign for same-sex marriage - insisting his comments published in a recent interview were...

18th December 2008 12:22



Thiessen Denies Pregnancy Rumours

Former BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 star TIFFANI THIESSEN has denied rumours she is pregnant with her first child. The 34-year-old - who also starred in...

18th December 2008 12:22



Jolie Denies Pre-nup Claims

ANGELINA JOLIE has denied she has drawn up a $200 million (GBP136 million) pre-nuptial agreement ahead of a rumoured wedding to her partner BRAD...

18th December 2008 12:22



Trial Date Set For Ledger Insurance Policy Battle

A trial date has been set for the battle between a trustee for HEATH LEDGER's daughter MATILDA and a U.S. life insurance company - after the firm...

18th December 2008 12:22



Fascinating Fact 6563

A master tape of unreleased recordings from BOB DYLAN's album NASHVILLE SKYLINE is to go up for auction on website eBay.

18th December 2008 12:22



The Things They Say 10577

"(She) was absolutely incredible... You want those kinds of artists. I'd like people with personalities." SIMON COWELL was impressed with BEYONCE...

18th December 2008 12:22



Williams Misses Britain

Pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS was inspired to relaunch his music career after a recent visit to Britain made him realise how much he missed his native...

18th December 2008 12:22



Soulja Boy Quits Swearing For Young Fans

Rap sensation SOULJA BOY has promised to change his bad boy ways - he's quit swearing to be a positive role model for his young fans. The Crank That...

18th December 2008 12:22



Cowell Eager To Sign Spears For American Idol

SIMON COWELL is desperate for BRITNEY SPEARS to perform on the forthcoming season of AMERICAN IDOL - even though the pop superstar was heavily...

18th December 2008 12:22



The Things They Say 10578

"(My kids) get mad at me for telling everyone about their accomplishments or for finding cute girls for my sons. But even though they love to hate me...

18th December 2008 12:22



Kardashian Defends Her Past Over Fur Photos

Socialite KHLOE KARDASHIAN has defended her history of wearing fur - insisting she only realised the brutality behind animal pelts when she was...

18th December 2008 12:22



Indiana Jones Comeback Tops Blunders Poll

INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL has topped a new poll of this year's (08) most gaffe-prone movies - with a staggering 64...

18th December 2008 12:22



Smith's Family Flushed With Success

WILL SMITH is so proud of his family he is convinced they will be a success - insisting everything he touches turns to gold. The Hancock star jokes...

18th December 2008 12:22



Estelle: Jeremy Paxman Dissed Dizzee Rascal

Soul singer Estelle has accused Newsnight host Jeremy Paxman of being "disrespectful" during an interview with grime star Dizzee Rascal. Paxman was...

18th December 2008 12:34



Macabees Talk New Record

THE MACCABEES have been discussing the follow-up to their debut album COLOUR IT IN.Guitarist Felix White said the south-London quintet have already...

18th December 2008 12:56



No Doubt 'Shelve Album Plans'

NO DOUBT have revealed they are unlikely to release any new material earlier than 2010.The band – who enjoyed chart success with hits such as...

18th December 2008 12:56



Rose Slams Video Game Makers

GUNS N' ROSES frontman AXL ROSE has slammed the makers of popular video game Guitar Hero for allegedly using the band's songs without permission. ...

18th December 2008 16:16



Estelle's Fury At Dizzee Rascal Interview

Singer ESTELLE has blasted BBC journalist JEREMY PAXMAN for treating British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL like an "idiot" during a recent TV debate. The Fix...

18th December 2008 16:16



Swift Suffers After Tooth Op

Country singer TAYLOR SWIFT is bedridden and in agony after undergoing surgery to remove her wisdom teeth. The 19-year-old was put to sleep for the...

18th December 2008 16:16



Martin: 'We Copied Buckley'

COLDPLAY took inspiration from their heroes when they were starting out - they copied JEFF BUCKLEY for their hit 2000 single SHIVER. Frontman Chris...

18th December 2008 16:16



Coverdale Urges Led Zeppelin To Use Guest Vocalists

WHITESNAKE frontman DAVID COVERDALE has urged LED ZEPPELIN star JIMMY PAGE to record a new album using a variety of different guest vocalists. The...

18th December 2008 16:16



Slumdog Millionaire Leads Critics' Circle Awards

DANNY BOYLE's SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE is leading the way at the 2009 London Critics' Circle Film Awards with six nominations. Boyle gets two nods, for...

18th December 2008 16:17



Tv/film Actor Bottoms Dies

American TV/film actor SAM BOTTOMS has died of a brain tumour, aged 53. He passed away on Tuesday (16Dec08) at his home in Los Angeles, California. ...

18th December 2008 16:17



Doubt Leads Screen Actors Guild Awards

Drama movie DOUBT is the main contender at the upcoming Screen Actors Guild Awards - garnering five nominations. The picture's star, Meryl Streep,...

18th December 2008 16:17



The Things They Say 10580

"I was 15 and the oldest out of all my friends to have not kissed a guy." TAYLOR SWIFT didn't rush into relations with boys.

18th December 2008 16:17



The Things They Say 10579

"I would give them a three out of ten." COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN doesn't think much of the band's recent shows at London's O2 Arena.

18th December 2008 16:17



George Thanks Bowie For 'Coming Out'

Former CULTURE CLUB frontman BOY GEORGE has praised DAVID BOWIE - for helping him come out as gay. The openly homosexual singer - real name George...

18th December 2008 16:17



Aniston's Christmas Present To Letterman

Hollywood actress JENNIFER ANISTON shocked U.S. talk show host DAVID LETTERMAN by giving him the tie she wore in a recent raunchy photoshoot. The...

18th December 2008 16:17



Douglas Dead At 81

Legendary British actor JACK DOUGLAS has died of pneumonia at the age of 81. Douglas was best known for his role in eight movies in the bawdy Carry...

18th December 2008 16:17



Cagefighter Levens And Wife Found Dead

Ultimate Fighting favourite JUSTIN LEVENS and his wife have been found shot dead at their home in an apparent murder-suicide. The bodies of martial...

18th December 2008 16:17



Double Recognition For Winslet From Actors' Union

Kate Winslet has received a further two nominations for her upcoming films Revolutionary Road and The Reader.The British actress was nominated for...

18th December 2008 18:45



Cbs, Turner May Make Joint Olympics Bid

CBS and Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting are considering joining up to bid on rights to televise the Olympics in 2014 and 2016, the Associated Press...

18th December 2008 18:50



Ad Buyers Spending More, Not Less, On Tv, Says Study

Despite the widespread perception that advertisers slashed spending this year, a study by the Nielsen Company indicates a decline through the first...

18th December 2008 18:50



Ncis Continues To Grow Audience

The audience for the six-year-old series NCIS continues to grow. On Tuesday, the CBS 9.00 p.m. drama posted its highest ratings ever as it attracted...

18th December 2008 18:50



Minority Actors Getting Fewer Jobs, Says Naacp Study

Roles filled by minority actors on television continued to decline in 2008 and shows featuring them in leading roles remained virtually non-existent,...

18th December 2008 18:50



Baseball Channel To Debut On New Year's Day

New Year's Day usually features back-to-back college-football bowl games, but baseball fans will also be handed a treat this year when The MLB...

18th December 2008 19:01



Older Viewers Spend 19.2 Hours A Week Watching Tv

Older viewers who often complain that young people spend too much time in front of their television sets may be brought up short by a new study...

18th December 2008 19:01



Cowell Addresses Goodspeed Suicide

Acknowledging that the suicide of former American Idol contestant Paula Goodspeed hit him "like an express train" and that "it upset me a lot," AI...

18th December 2008 19:01



Crew Members Protest Sag Strike Plans

About a dozen film industry workers braved cold, rainy weather in front of the Kodak Theater in Hollywood Wednesday night to demonstrate against...

18th December 2008 19:01



Beyonce's 'Fake' Engagement Ring

Married BEYONCE KNOWLES has two engagement rings, and switches to a less expensive "fake" when she's onstage and out in public. When the superstar's...

18th December 2008 19:12



Reznor Furious His Songs Are Used For Torture

NINE INCH NAILS rocker TRENT REZNOR is fuming after discovering the band's music has been used by the U.S. military to torture enemy soldiers. ...

18th December 2008 19:12



Mccready Stable After 'Suicide Attempt'

Troubled country singer MINDY MCCREADY remains in a stable condition at a Nashville-area hospital after police said she cut her wrists and took...

18th December 2008 19:12



Jackson And Dupri Split - Reports

JANET JACKSON has split up with her longterm record producer boyfriend JERMAINE DUPRI, according to tabloid reports. The couple has been an item for...

18th December 2008 19:12



Aniston's Nude Photoshoot Landed By Accident

JENNIFER ANISTON insists a photo of her naked wearing only a tie for the cover of an American men's magazine was an accident - because the shoot was...

18th December 2008 19:12



Rourke Vows To Make Up For Lost Time

Hollywood's comeback king MICKEY ROURKE has vowed to make up for lost time after recapturing his acting career, acknowledging he'll be dropped like a...

18th December 2008 19:12



Carrey Soaps Up To Read His 'Yes List'

JIM CARREY gave a bubbly nod to his character from new movie YES MAN by reading a list of the top 10 things he'd agree to do under any condition - as...

18th December 2008 19:12



Pitt Visits Katrina Victim He Rehoused

A victim of Hurricane Katrina has praised BRAD PITT for building her a new home and turning around her life. Pitt's Make it Right Foundation has...

18th December 2008 19:12



War Of Words At Brancato Trial

SOPRANOS actor LILLO BRANCATO JR's murder trial erupted into chaos on Wednesday (17Dec08) when the family of the cop he allegedly killed accused him...

18th December 2008 19:12



Piven Blames 'High Mercury Count' For Axed Shows

JEREMY PIVEN has blamed a "high mercury count" for the mystery illness that prompted him to abandon all upcoming performances for Broadway play...

18th December 2008 19:12



Stump: West Is 'The Voice Of A Generation'

FALL OUT BOY frontman PATRICK STUMP holds hip-hop heavyweight KANYE WEST high on his list of musical influences - insisting the controversial rapper...

18th December 2008 19:12



The Things They Say 10581

"I hate the term 'hippie chic'. Let's face it, hippies are not chic. I should know, I married one." Actress KATE HUDSON learned about the hypocrisy...

18th December 2008 19:12



Stallone's Brother Lands Reality Tv Show

SYLVESTER STALLONE's younger brother FRANK has landed his own TV reality show - and he's thrilled to be finally stepping out of his famous sibling's...

18th December 2008 19:12



Dark Knight Says Blu-ray Record

For the first time a movie has sold over one million high-definition discs in its first week on the shelves, Warner Bros.' Home Video said Monday as...

18th December 2008 19:12



Disney Backer Sues Studio

A dispute between the Walt Disney Co. and its principal financing partner, Kingdom Films, could resolve the question, when is a sequel a sequel?...

18th December 2008 19:12



Delgo -- Biggest Flop Of The Year

The animated Delgo has turned out to be the biggest flop of the year, earning just $511,920 in its opening weekend, or $237 per screen, according to...

18th December 2008 19:12



Youtube Pirating Films, Says Malaysian Director

A Malaysian producer has accused YouTube of pirating his films. In an interview with the Malaysian edition of the Straits Times , producer David Teo...

18th December 2008 19:12



Bjork Lends Name To Icelandic Investment Fund

Icelandic pop star BJORK has loaned her name to a venture capital fund focused on "incorporating feminine values into the world of finance". The...

18th December 2008 22:21



Diddy Eyes 30 Rock Role

Hip-hop mogul SEAN COMBS is scheming with comedian TRACY MORGAN to get a guest slot on comedy 30 ROCK. Combs - who's dabbled in television with...

18th December 2008 22:21



Oasis Grab A Free Lift After Bus 'Disaster'

OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER is suffering a torrid time on tour - he had to catch a ride from a pal when the band's bus broke down. The Wonderwall...

18th December 2008 22:21



Bruni Wins Damages For Nude Handbag

France's first lady, model-turned-singer CARLA BRUNI-SARKOZY has won $57,500 (GBP37,580) in damages from a fashion company that sold bags marked with...

18th December 2008 22:21



Cox's Coco Conundrum

Actress COURTENEY COX got in a muddle writing an email to a school headteacher - and accidentally referred to her daughter COCO as 'cock'. The...

18th December 2008 22:21



Boyle Struggles To Make Trainspotting Sequel Interesting

Director DANNY BOYLE fears he faces an uphill struggle to stop his TRAINSPOTTING sequel from becoming a boring film about middle-aged ex drug...

18th December 2008 22:21



The Hobbit Pushed Back To 2012

LORD OF THE RINGS fans will have to wait another four years to get their next big screen fix of the franchise - its prequel THE HOBBIT has been...

18th December 2008 22:21



Aniston Tricked Into Talking About Private Life

JENNIFER ANISTON can't stop talking about her private life in the press - because she's bombarded by "creative" reporters who find ways to "wiggle in...

18th December 2008 22:21



Smith's Generous Coat Donation

WILL SMITH will be keeping Americans warm throughout the winter after donating armfuls of coats to a U.S. TV show's charity coat drive - to make...

18th December 2008 22:21



Luke Wants To Star In A Diddy Biopic

The actor who plays SEAN COMBS in BIGGIE SMALLS biopic NOTORIOUS wants to reprise his role, in a movie all about the Bad Boy Records boss. Derek...

18th December 2008 22:21


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