30th December 2008

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Timbaland Sued By Christmas Florist

Hip-hop producer TIMBALAND has a thorn in his holiday plans - after a florist filed a suit against him alleging he owes thousands of dollars in...

30th December 2008 8:11



Jazz Great Hubbard Dies

Grammy-winning jazz musician FREDDIE HUBBARD has died, aged 70. Hubbard, a celebrated trumpeter whose style has inspired generations of horn...

30th December 2008 8:11



Lohan's Dad Calls 'Truce'

LINDSAY LOHAN's dad MICHAEL has called for a "truce" after weeks of warring with his famous daughter and her girlfriend SAMANTHA RONSON. The star's...

30th December 2008 8:12



Penn Laps Up Honour For Milk Role

SEAN PENN will be honoured at an upcoming California film festival for his portrayal as San Francisco's first openly gay elected official in new film...

30th December 2008 8:12



Martin Stopped By Security At London Concert

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN was left red-faced before a recent gig in his native England - after he was forced to explain his identity to security...

30th December 2008 8:12



Simpson's Beau Romo Collapses After Game

JESSICA SIMPSON is nursing her American football star boyfriend TONY ROMO back to health after he collapsed following an intense match at the weekend...

30th December 2008 8:12



Bruni-sarkozy Romance Uncovered In New Film

Model/singer CARLA BRUNI-SARKOZY has opened up about the intense attraction that led her to wed French President NICOLAS SARKOZY in a new film about...

30th December 2008 8:12



Fascinating Fact 6578

Actors DUSTIN HOFFMAN, DENNIS HOPPER and DAKOTA FANNING, and comedienne SARAH SILVERMAN, have joined the list of celebrity presenters at the 2009...

30th December 2008 8:12



Thornton Puts Music On Hold For Big Movie Money

Hollywood actor BILLY BOB THORNTON has put his life-long love of music on hold to pursue his film career - because big budget movies pay so well. ...

30th December 2008 8:12



Actress Leigh Expecting Third Child

GREY'S ANATOMY actress CHYLER LEIGH is expecting her third child with her actor/musician husband NATHAN WEST. Leigh, 26, married West, 30, in July...

30th December 2008 8:12



Mamet's Training Methods Detailed In New Book

The playwright who directed JEREMY PIVEN on Broadway before the actor blamed mercury poisoning for his abrupt departure from the stage has been...

30th December 2008 8:12



Confusion Over Deschanel 'Engagements'

Actress ZOOEY DESCHANEL can take her pick of two suitors - she has reportedly received marriage proposals from rockers BEN GIBBARD and HUNTER...

30th December 2008 8:12



Slumdog Millionaire Gets Afi Nod

DANNY BOYLE's SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE has been given a major movie nod - after a prestigious awards board named it one of the most significant films of...

30th December 2008 8:12



Duffy And Alexandra Have Biggest Sellers Of 2008

X Factor winner Alexandra Burke and Welsh songstress Duffy were the top-selling artists of the year, it has been confirmed.Rockferry, Duffy's debut...

30th December 2008 9:02



Elbow Album Tops Music Critics' Annual 'Poll Of Polls'

Mancunian quintet Elbow have crowned a successful 2008 by winning the HMV 'Poll of Polls' survey.The indie five-piece won the Mercury Music Prize...

30th December 2008 9:24



Elbow Album Tops Music Critics' Annual Poll Of Polls

Mancunian quintet Elbow have crowned a successful 2008 by winning the HMV poll of polls survey.The indie five-piece won the Mercury Music prize...

30th December 2008 9:57



Legal Wrangling Continues Over Watchmen Release

A rights dispute between 20th Century Fox and Warner Bros over upcoming graphic novel adaptation Watchmen has yet to be resolved.The film, starring...

30th December 2008 10:30



Pioneering Jazz Trumpeter Freddie Hubbard Dies Aged 70

Jazz legend Freddie Hubbard died on Monday (December 29th) at the age of 70, his manager has confirmed.The Grammy-winner, who worked with the likes...

30th December 2008 11:35



Bun 'Reunited Blur'

BLUR frontman Damon Albarn has revealed the all-important catalyst that led to the reunion of the seminal Britpop band – a bun.The much-missed...

30th December 2008 11:46



Moby 'Aspired To Be Scientist'

MOBY has confessed that he had aspirations to be a scientist before forging his musical career.The New York-born musician – whose 1999 album...

30th December 2008 11:46



Cruise's Valkyrie Rides To Positive Opening In Germany

Tom Cruise's new second world war film Valkyrie has received a surprisingly warm reception from German critics.The 20th Century Fox movie sees Cruise...

30th December 2008 11:46



Streisand Mum's Disapproval Fuelled Desire For Success

BARBRA STREISAND is surprised she carved out a hugely successful singing and acting career - because her mother always told her she wasn't good...

30th December 2008 12:18



Jay-z And Dash's Split Documentary Planned

A new tell-all documentary detailing the reasons behind the bitter breakup of {JAY-Z} and {DAMON DASH}'s record label is set to air next year (09). ...

30th December 2008 12:18



Madonna's Tour Tops Big-earners Poll

Pop queen MADONNA has reasons to be cheerful as her divorce from GUY RITCHIE rumbles on - her Sticky + Sweet world tour was the highest-grossing U.S....

30th December 2008 12:18



Hoffman Blames Duvall For Woman Troubles

DUSTIN HOFFMAN blames actor ROBERT DUVALL for striking out with the women he met in his twenties - because the actor embarrassed him with his naked...

30th December 2008 12:18



Eastwood's Tribute Film To Bennett

CLINT EASTWOOD is to pay homage to one of his all-time heroes - he is shooting a documentary on legendary crooner TONY BENNETT. The film, for the...

30th December 2008 12:18



Farrow's Adopted Daughter Dies

Actress MIA FARROW's adopted daughter has died, aged 35. Vietnamese-born Lark Previn, who was adopted by Farrow and musician Andre Previn, died on...

30th December 2008 12:18



Jones Hires Celebrity Attorney To Battle Brawl Charges

Soccer star-turned-actor VINNIE JONES has a heavyweight legal team in his corner to fight assault charges - he has hired the same lawyer who defended...

30th December 2008 12:18



Harrelson Weds Girlfriend Louie

Movie star WOODY HARRELSON has wed his girlfriend of 20 years in an intimate ceremony in Maui. The No Country For Old Men actor married longterm...

30th December 2008 12:18



Duffy Bags Biggest Selling Album Of 2008

DUFFY has scored the top-selling album of the year in the U.K. with her debut LP ROCKFERRY. The Welsh singer's record shifted almost 1.7 million...

30th December 2008 12:18



Combs To Pay Cab Fares For Partygoers

Hip-hop mogul SEAN COMBS is desperate for New Yorkers to enjoy their New Year's Eve celebrations - he's offered to pay cab fares to ensure drunken...

30th December 2008 12:18



Weller Takes A Tumble In Prague

Former THE JAM frontman PAUL WELLER proved he is still a hellraiser at heart - after he was snapped sprawled on the ground during a boozy night out...

30th December 2008 12:18



The Things They Say 10624

"I believe in soulmates. It could be a lover, it could be a sister, it could be a best friend. It doesn't have to be romantic." EVA LONGORIA PARKER...

30th December 2008 12:18



Palin Daughter Gives Birth To Boy

BRISTOL PALIN, the teenage daughter of former U.S. vice-presidential hopeful SARAH PALIN, has given birth to a son. The 18-year-old delivered a...

30th December 2008 12:18



10 Most Shocking Celebrity Moments Of 2008

It was the Year of the Spat! There's no doubt about it, 2008 was all about meltdowns and pressure. In the past 12 months, we've seen Madonna...

30th December 2008 15:11



Ludacris Foots Bill For Kids Charity Lunch

Rapper LUDACRIS became Santa Claus for the day when he stepped in to save a children's charity event after burglars raided the offices. The star's...

30th December 2008 18:16



Anastacia Unaffected By Credit Crunch

Pop star ANASTACIA isn't worried about the ailing economy - she spends money like it's her "last day on Earth". The I'm Outta Love singer is worth...

30th December 2008 18:16



Mtv Drops 50 Cent Show

50 CENT's reality TV show 50 CENT: THE MONEY AND THE POWER has been scrapped by MTV after a string of poor ratings. The show followed the rapper's...

30th December 2008 18:16



E-40 'Regrets' Shooting At Gig

Rapper E-40 has spoken out following a shootout after his show that left one concertgoer in a critical condition and four others injured. Five...

30th December 2008 18:16



Spears Named Top Headline Draw

BRITNEY SPEARS has dominated headlines this year (08) - and now she has been named the celebrity with the most column inches. The Womanizer hitmaker...

30th December 2008 18:16



Efron And Cole Favourite Celebs Of 2008

Actor ZAC EFRON has been voted the coolest male celebrity of 2008 by users of a teenage social networking site. Coming in behind the High School...

30th December 2008 18:16



Johansson 'Happy' Marriage Ceremony Stayed Private

Hollywood actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON is happy she managed to keep her wedding to RYAN REYNOLDS private - because she wanted to do something for...

30th December 2008 18:16



Longoria Parker Denies Housewives Feud

Actress EVA LONGORIA PARKER has laughed off persistent rumours of tensions on the DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES set, insisting the cast are all "dear friends"...

30th December 2008 18:16



James: 'Winehouse And Doherty Won't See 2010'

BLUR star ALEX JAMES is convinced troubled singer AMY WINEHOUSE will be dead within two years - and would be "surprised" if she lives any longer. ...

30th December 2008 18:16



Chisholm Excited By Pregnancy

Pregnant pop star MELANIE CHISHOLM will shun a home birth - because she is terrified something will go wrong. The former Spice Girls singer is...

30th December 2008 18:16



West's New Year's Night In

Rapper KANYE WEST is planning a quiet New Year's Eve - he will spend the night at home for the first time in five years. The Stronger hitmaker has...

30th December 2008 18:16



Bjork's Hopes For Iceland Economy

Icelandic singer BJORK has teamed up with finance chiefs in a bid to save her homeland's ailing economy. The former Sugarcubes star has given her...

30th December 2008 18:16



Longoria Parker's Happy As A Housewife

Actress EVA LONGORIA PARKER loves being a wife - but has to work hard on her marriage to make it stronger. The Desperate Housewives star wed...

30th December 2008 18:16



Russell's Fun Time With Sandler

KERI RUSSELL was hand picked to star in BEDTIME STORIES by ADAM SANDLER because he wanted a family-friendly film his young daughter could watch. The...

30th December 2008 18:16



Barton Relishes Indian Experience

Actress MISCHA BARTON is embracing Eastern culture as she films a new movie in India - and has even learnt to play the sitar. The O.C. star will...

30th December 2008 18:16



Gibson To Jet Around U.s. For 30th Birthday Bash

TRANSFORMERS star TYRESE GIBSON will be celebrating his 30th birthday in style tonight (30Dec08) with a four-destination party, beginning in Miami,...

30th December 2008 18:16



Blanchett's Husband Puts Her Off Plastic Surgery

CATE BLANCHETT is reluctant to have plastic surgery - because her husband of 11 years has vowed to divorce her if she goes under the knife. The...

30th December 2008 18:16



The Things They Say 10626

"Just get out there and meet people. I think sometimes women are stuck in a type. I've never dated the same type. I fall in love with personalities,...

30th December 2008 18:17



The Things They Say 10625

"I would do Woody's shoeshine. I'm lucky to be able to fit into that young-woman category in his mind, so I hope he keeps writing for young women. I...

30th December 2008 18:17



Fascinating Fact 6579

A sequel to the hit musical PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is set to make theatrical history when it opens next year (09). The show's composer, ANDREW LLOYD...

30th December 2008 18:17



Gilligan's Island Onboard For Silver Screen Debut

The creator of beloved U.S. TV show GILLIGAN'S ISLAND has inked a deal to bring back the classic characters stranded by the S.S. Minnow - on the...

30th December 2008 18:17



Blanchett 'Observes' Showbiz World

CATE BLANCHETT shuns the Hollywood lifestyle - because her friends and family are so far removed from the whirlwind of fame that surrounds her. The...

30th December 2008 18:17



Bad News For Newspapers, Tv

Like a doctor receiving a dire diagnosis of his own illness, the newspaper business got more unwelcome news Monday with a research paper from the Pew...

30th December 2008 18:46



Time Running Out To Make Switch To Digital Tv

Owners of TV sets who currently receive over-the-air analog broadcasts and who have not yet requested $40 coupons from the government to be used for...

30th December 2008 18:46



Daily China Hd Documentary To Simulcast In U.s., China

In what is being billed as the first syndicated series to be simulcast in the U.S. and China and the first high-definition series ever to air in...

30th December 2008 18:46



Korea's Hyundai To Pitch New Car At Super Bowl

Although none of the Big Three automakers has bought any commercials for the February 1 Super Bowl, Hyundai said Monday that it plans to air two...

30th December 2008 18:46



Glut Of Flat-screen Tv Sets Clogs Stores

Despite deep discounting of flat-screen TV sets over the holiday, there remains a glut of them in stores, according to a research paper by Avian...

30th December 2008 18:56



Sag Chief Strike Would Not Shut Down Industry

Screen Actors Guild National Executive Director Doug Allen insisted today (Tuesday) that should the union go on strike it would in "no way" shut down...

30th December 2008 18:56



Box Office Forecasts Were Wrong

Moviegoers gave fits to box-office prognosticators over the weekend, showing up in record numbers for a Christmas holiday and overturning analysts'...

30th December 2008 18:56



Cuban Buys Big Stake In Carmike Theater Chain

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has bought a 9.4-percent stake in Columbus, GA-based Carmike Cinemas for about $2.75 million.Carmike, which owns...

30th December 2008 18:56



Warner Bros. Won't Settle Watchmen Case

Warner Bros. is of no mind to settle its dispute with 20th Century Fox over the Watchman movie as a federal judge had suggested. Last week Judge Gary...

30th December 2008 19:07



Mancha Playwright Dead At 94

Playwright Dale Wasserman, whose work included Man of La Mancha and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, has died in Paradise Valley, AZ at age 94....

30th December 2008 19:07



Hudson's Brother-in-law Indicted

JENNIFER HUDSON's estranged brother-in-law has been indicted on three counts of first-degree murder and one count of home invasion. William Balfour,...

30th December 2008 22:52



Revealed: Inside The Celebrity Big Brother House

Channel 4 have released pictures of the new Celebrity Big Brother house.Eleven well-known personalities will enter into the makeshift house for...

30th December 2008 23:59


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