9th January 2009

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R. Kelly Divorce Finalised

R+B star R. KELLY's divorce from his wife ANDREA has been finalised. The couple was married for 11 years. In a joint statement, their Chicago,...

9th January 2009 1:27



The Things They Say 10708

"I sent him to film school so he could do this to his father." THE POLICE star STEWART COPELAND on his son JORDAN's backstage film of the group's...

9th January 2009 1:27



The Things They Say 10707

"I met her, and she said 'I'm a huge fan'. I had an Obama badge on. I felt like a backstabber." Singer ADELE on meeting former U.S. vice-president...

9th January 2009 1:27



Cheers! Where Everybody Knows Your Name Tops Theme Poll

The hit theme to 1980s sitcom CHEERS has topped a new poll of beloved U.S. TV tunes. Songwriters Gary Portnoy and Judy Hart Angelo's Where Everybody...

9th January 2009 1:27



Coyne's Confetti War With Serious Rockers

FLAMING LIPS star WAYNE COYNE caused confetti mayhem at a 2008 festival in Mexico after fellow performers NINE INCH NAILS and STONE TEMPLE PILOTS...

9th January 2009 1:27



Jeweller Designing $27,000 Gem For Britney's Grammy Night

Jewellery designer DARA DUBINET has designed a $27,000 (GBP18,000) black Chinese agate rock ring for BRITNEY SPEARS to wear to the Grammy Awards in...

9th January 2009 1:27



Death Row Records Back On The Auction Block

Rap label Death Row is going back on the auction block after the investment group who 'took over' music mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT's company ran out...

9th January 2009 1:27



Vodka Kept Out The Cold For Craig + Schreiber

JAMES BOND star DANIEL CRAIG and LIVE SCHREIBER turned to hardcore vodka to keep the cold at bay while filming new war movie DEFIANCE. The two...

9th January 2009 1:27



Hudson Blames Birthday Party For People's Choice Late Arrival

KATE HUDSON was a late arrival at the People's Choice Awards on Wednesday (07Jan09) because she couldn't get away from a post-school birthday party...

9th January 2009 1:27



Brolin Stalked Van Sant

JOSH BROLIN was so desperate to star in a GUS VAN SANT movie he travelled to the moviemaker's hometown hoping he'd be "discovered". The actor, who...

9th January 2009 1:27



Is Hathaway Already A Globe Winner?

A clerical error could have spoiled one of the Golden Globes biggest surprises, and given actress ANNE HATHAWAY every reason to start celebrating...

9th January 2009 1:27



Fascinating Fact 6616

Pop star JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is set for a return to New York Fashion Week. The SexyBack singer will premiere his Fall 2009 William Rast clothing line...

9th January 2009 1:27



The Things They Say 10711

"I often get, 'Hi, Dumbledore,' and I say, 'No, that's Michael Gambon. I play the real wizard.' Of course, there's a confusion because Ms. Rowling...

9th January 2009 1:27



The Things They Say 10710

"I indulged over the holidays and I tried on some of the slinky, short, sexy dresses and I just thought, 'Y'know, I'd much rather be covered and not...

9th January 2009 1:27



The Things They Say 10709

"I was a little nervous just because... there have been other years where I'd hoped 'Maybe...' there's a slim chance I could be nominated and I...

9th January 2009 1:27



Shalhoub Desperate To Shed Pounds For Awards Shows

Actor TONY SHALHOUB is preparing for Hollywood's latest weightloss trend, the Fat Flush, in a bid to lose the weight he packed on over the holidays. ...

9th January 2009 1:27



Father Ted Writer Backs Atheist Bus Message

Father Ted writer Graham Linehan says the spirit of his best-known show motivated him to back the atheist advertising campaign launched earlier this...

9th January 2009 2:14



Hathaway + Streep Tie At Critics' Choice Awards

ANNE HATHAWAY has proved she's a force to be reckoned with in Hollywood - she tied with acting legend MERYL STREEP to win the Best Actress honour at...

9th January 2009 4:51



Haggard Sues Environmental Group

Country star MERLE HAGGARD is suing an environmental awareness group - accusing the organisation of illegally using his name and image to solicit...

9th January 2009 7:07



Winehouse's Water Attack On Fellow Holidaymaker

AMY WINEHOUSE is still finding herself in trouble despite escaping her shambolic London lifestyle - she reportedly hurled a glass of water over a...

9th January 2009 7:07



Page + White Influenced New U2 Album

U2 rocker THE EDGE has credited LED ZEPPELIN legend JIMMY PAGE and JACK WHITE with influencing the band's new album NO LINE ON THE HORIZON. The...

9th January 2009 7:07



Hathaway + Streep Tie At Critics' Choice Awards

ANNE HATHAWAY proved she's a force to be reckoned with in Hollywood - she tied with acting legend MERYL STREEP to win the Best Actress honour at the...

9th January 2009 7:07



The Things They Say 10712

"When I sell 100 trillion records, then I can allow myself to get a bit diva. But until then, nah. I don't think it's in my nature. I'm definitely a...

9th January 2009 7:07



Fascinating Fact 6618

WILLIAM ZANTZINGER, the subject of BOB DYLAN's 1963 protest song THE LONESOME DEATH OF HATTIE CARROLL, has died at the age of 69.

9th January 2009 7:07



Morello's Secret Hippo Love

Rocker TOM MORELLO has a soft spot for hippos - he adopted one as a kid and visited the beast at Brookfield Zoo in Chicago, Illinois up until its...

9th January 2009 7:07



Parton To Be Inducted Into Gospel Hall Of Fame

Legendary country star DOLLY PARTON will be inducted into the Gospel Music Association (GMA) Hall of Fame in February (09). The 9 to 5 singer will...

9th January 2009 7:07



Fascinating Fact 6617

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE rocker TOM MORELLO has an odd keepsake - a horse hair from 1973 U.S. Triple Crown winner Secretariat. The framed hair from...

9th January 2009 7:07



Fascinating Fact 6619

JOHN GROGAN, the man who wrote the book hit film MARLEY + ME is based on, has adopted one of the puppies used in the movie. The author lost the real...

9th January 2009 7:07



The Things They Say 10713

"I once fell down an entire flight of stairs on a first date. I was 18, and I was wearing really high heels, and I just tripped and went boom, right...

9th January 2009 7:07



Hathaway Embarrassed By Her Parents Candid Sex Talk

ANNE HATHAWAY has been left red-faced by her own parents - after they told a gossip columnist "great sex" is the secret to their long marriage. ...

9th January 2009 7:07



Sheen's Dad Scored Own Goal With Son's Soccer Dream

British actor MICHAEL SHEEN is eternally grateful he carved out a career as a successful actor - because his dad ruined his chances of becoming a...

9th January 2009 7:07



Rourke: 'Bush Was In The Wrong Place At The Wrong Time'

Actor MICKEY ROURKE sympathises with U.S. President GEORGE W. BUSH - insisting he doesn't know how any politician could have successfully navigated...

9th January 2009 7:07



Friends And Family Support Travolta And Wife At Son's Memorial

JOHN TRAVOLTA and wife KELLY PRESTON were supported by a small group of family and friends as they mourned the tragic death of their son JETT at a...

9th January 2009 7:07



Little Boots Tops Bbc's Sound Of 2009 List

Little Boots has topped the BBC's Sound of 2009 list, which picks the musicians most likely to hit the big time in the next 12 months.The 24-year-old...

9th January 2009 8:59



Slumdog Millionaire Cleans Up At Critics' Choice Awards

Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire swept the board at the 14th annual Critics' Choice awards with five prizes including best picture.The novel...

9th January 2009 9:54



Cornwell Fumes At Download Lawsuits

Former THE STRANGLERS frontman HUGH CORNWELL is still an angry punk at heart - he is waging war on mega-rich record bosses who target illegal...

9th January 2009 12:21



Dupri 'Lost Heart' In Record Label

Producer JERMAINE DUPRI was dropped from his position as President of Island Records Urban Music because he failed to turn up for work when his...

9th January 2009 12:21



Lohan: 'Press Play Head Games'

LINDSAY LOHAN has blasted journalists for reporting on her relationship with DJ SAMANTHA RONSON - accusing them of playing "head games" with the...

9th January 2009 12:21



The Things They Say 10715

"EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE is used a lot at weddings and it's a song about surveillance and jealousy and control... so, good luck." STING urges brides...

9th January 2009 12:21



The Things They Say 10714

"I had the guys from JUNIOR MAFIA help me out a lot. I really just researched on my own. I studied videos and spent time in Brooklyn to get an idea...

9th January 2009 12:21



The Killers' Car Wash Calamity

Rockers THE KILLERS once narrowly avoided causing a traffic accident - when they fled a filling station after breaking a drive-thru car wash. The...

9th January 2009 12:21



Doherty 'Misses' Moss

Troubled British singer PETE DOHERTY shuns newspapers featuring his ex-girlfriend, supermodel KATE MOSS - because he still pines for her. The...

9th January 2009 12:21



Burglars Target Allman's Home

Singer/songwriter GREGG ALLMAN's Georgia home has been raided by thieves. A collection of unreleased recordings from the star were among items...

9th January 2009 12:21



Thomas And Duff To Star In Lennon Biopic

KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS and JAMES MCAVOY's actress wife ANNE-MARIE DUFF will star as JOHN LENNON's aunt and mother in a story of the late BEATLE's early...

9th January 2009 12:21



Starr's Web Silence

Former BEATLE RINGO STARR has further angered his fans by abandoning the regular video updates on his website - following his controversial decision...

9th January 2009 12:21



Romijn's Delight For Ortiz's Pregnancy

New mum REBECCA ROMIJN has congratulated her UGLY BETTY co-star ANA ORTIZ on the news she is expecting a baby. Ortiz is expecting her first child...

9th January 2009 12:22



Hudson: 'Chris And I Were Meant To Be Together'

KATE HUDSON believes it was fate that brought her and ex-husband CHRIS ROBINSON together - because they were destined to have a child. The Almost...

9th January 2009 12:22



Johansson: 'Success Is Down To Hard Work And Luck'

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has the secret to success - hard work and a touch of good fortune. The Lost In Translation star hit the big time aged 13 in 1998...

9th January 2009 12:22



Rourke 'Hated' The Wrestler Character

Actor MICKEY ROURKE hated the character he plays in THE WRESTLER when he first read the script - because it reminded him of his hellish past. The...

9th January 2009 12:22



Quaid Hospital Case Closed

Hollywood actor DENNIS QUAID can finally put a 2007 Los Angeles hospital blunder behind him - a judge has officially closed the case that almost cost...

9th January 2009 12:22



Fascinating Fact 6620

Actor PAUL RUDD halted an interview on British morning show GMTV on Friday (09Jan09) to eat an apple because he was so hungry.

9th January 2009 12:22



The Things They Say 10718

"If I knew it was going to take this many years, I probably would have got another profession." MICKEY ROURKE can't believe how long it took him to...

9th January 2009 12:22



The Things They Say 10717

"My favourite parties are my sons'. They always have such great parties." Soccer ace DAVID BECKHAM would shun a showbiz bash to hang out and have fun...

9th January 2009 12:22



The Things They Say 10716

"I was a beer bride. I don't have a picture of me without a beer in my hand. It was a great wedding... and an amazing divorce. So it all worked out...

9th January 2009 12:22



Rudd's Run-in With The Law

PAUL RUDD found himself in trouble with the law when he was younger - cops arrested him for underage drinking. The former Friends star was at...

9th January 2009 12:22



Craig's Accent Worry

DANIEL CRAIG was so worried about speaking Russian in new movie DEFIANCE, he practiced his lines in secret so nobody could hear him. The James Bond...

9th January 2009 12:22



Led Zep 'Over', Claims Manager

LED ZEPPELIN'S manager has reportedly claimed that the legendary band is now "over".It was recently announced by Peter Mensch that the band would...

9th January 2009 13:00



White Lies: We're Not Bleak

WHITE LIES have claimed that they are not morose people, despite the dour nature of their songs.The London trio have become one of the most...

9th January 2009 13:00



Led Zeppelin Are Over, Says Page's Manager

Rumours of Led Zeppelin touring and recording with a new lead singer are incorrect, according to Jimmy Page's manager Peter Mensch.Mensch himself had...

9th January 2009 14:06



Five Confirms Cancellation Of Trisha Chatshow

Trisha Goddard's morning talkshow is to be dropped from Five's schedules later this year, it has been announced.The channel cited the "present...

9th January 2009 14:17



Sixties Star Dave Dee Dies After Cancer Battle

Pop singer Dave Dee has died aged 65, following a battle with cancer. The Sixties star - whose band Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich had eight...

9th January 2009 15:11



West Is A Judge On Design Panel

Rap superstar KANYE WEST has been making use of his eye for design - by joining the judging panel for an innovation magazine's annual awards. The...

9th January 2009 16:07



British Singer Dee Dies

British pop star DAVE DEE has died after losing his three-year battle with cancer. The singer, real name David Harman, passed away at Kingston...

9th January 2009 16:07



Timbaland: 'New Album Reports Are Premature'

Superproducer TIMBALAND has warned fans not to expect a new album from him anytime soon - because he's too busy. The Apologize beatmaker, real name...

9th January 2009 16:07



Domestic Violence Survivor Queen Pen To Appeal To Ny Governors

Grammy winning rapper QUEEN PEN is calling on New York governors to implement tougher domestic violence laws in the state, after suffering at the...

9th January 2009 16:07



Fergie Wedding Guests Kept In The Dark

Pop star FERGIE is doing everything she can to keep her weekend (09-11Jan09) wedding to actor JOSH DUHAMEL paparazzi free - guests will only learn of...

9th January 2009 16:07



Evans Brushes Off Lil' Kim's 'Sad' Attack

NOTORIOUS B.I.G.'s widow FAITH EVANS is refusing to let disparaging comments by former love rival LIL' KIM spoil celebrations for the release of new...

9th January 2009 16:07



Fascinating Fact 6621

Actress STEPHANIE MARCH is heading back to the New York legal bar - she's to reprise her role as a prosecutor on hit TV show LAW + ORDER: SPECIAL...

9th January 2009 16:07



The Things They Say 10719

"My best friend in the world - I never had children but my dogs are like my kids" THE WRESTLER star MICKEY ROURKE on his 16-year-old pet Chihuahua...

9th January 2009 16:07



Connelly: 'Aniston's A Sweetheart'

JENNIFER CONNELLY had such a good time working with JENNIFER ANISTON, she wishes the two were close friends so they could "hang out" together. The...

9th January 2009 16:07



Frost/nixon Film Rivalries Split Cast

MICHAEL SHEEN and FRANK LANGELLA found themselves on opposing "teams" during filming of FROST/NIXON, according to actress REBECCA HALL. The Ron...

9th January 2009 16:07



Zhang Ziyi Incurs Wrath Of China

Chinese actress ZHANG ZIYI has been chastised by her fellow countrymen after topless photos of the star cavorting on a beach with her Israeli fiance...

9th January 2009 16:07



Naceri Arrested Over Paris Stabbing

French actor SAMY NACERI is facing a charge of attempted murder in connection with the stabbing of a man in a Paris bar. The Indigenes (Days of...

9th January 2009 16:07



Hudson Baffled By Lesbian Rumours

Hollywood actress KATE HUDSON is laughing off rumours she's embarked on a lesbian affair, insisting she's only interested in men. Online gossips...

9th January 2009 16:07



The Things They Say 10720

"If someone forgot their socks, we'd be flipping a coin to see who'd go upstairs to get them." Actress JENNIFER CONNELLY on the challenges she and...

9th January 2009 16:07



Mickey Rourke: I Hated The Wrestler Character

Actor Mickey Rourke has revealed he initially hated the character for which he has won acclaim in Darren Aronofsky's The Wrestler.The 52-year-old is...

9th January 2009 17:34



Delay Switchover, Says Obama

Siding with consumer groups, President-elect Obama on Thursday asked Congress to delay the analog-to-digital switchover, now scheduled for February...

9th January 2009 18:50



Sony To Connect Products Over The Internet

Sony enlisted the aid of Tom Hanks at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to demonstrate how its new Cybershot camera can send images via WiFi...

9th January 2009 18:50



Walters Special Beats The Competition

Barbara Walters' interview with Patrick Swayze, who is battling pancreatic cancer, was watched by 12.6 million viewers Wednesday night, making it the...

9th January 2009 18:50



Stike Or No Strike? Actors Debate

In advance of what could turn out to be a climactic national board meeting next week, leaders of the Screen Actors Guild are once again urging...

9th January 2009 18:50



Slumdog Millionaire Is Critics' Choice

Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire , which has been piling up more pre-Oscar awards than any other film, added another on Thursday from the Broadcast...

9th January 2009 19:00



Producers Chime In On Watchmen Dispute

Producer Larry Gordon has fired off a letter to the federal judge who ruled last week that Fox owns distribution rights to Watchmen , saying that he...

9th January 2009 19:00



Box Office Likely To Make Eastwood's Day

Two new movies are opening wide over the weekend, but both are likely to be overtaken by one that has been running in limited release and will now be...

9th January 2009 19:00



Ryan O'neal Pleads Guilty To Drug Possession

Actor RYAN O'NEAL has been sentenced to undergo 18 months of rehabilitation treatment after pleading guilty to drug possession. The 67-year-old and...

9th January 2009 19:06



The Killers Born Out Of Recession

Las Vegas rockers THE KILLERS have credited financial problems with bringing the band together - calling the 2001 U.S. economic downturn a "blessing...

9th January 2009 19:06



Notorious Star Woolard Feared Neighbourhood Reception

JAMAL WOOLARD felt such pressure to portray rap legend NOTORIOUS B.I.G. in new biopic NOTORIOUS, he feared he'd be an outcast in the New York...

9th January 2009 19:06



Perry Blows Hot N Cold In Europe

Pop sensation KATY PERRY has reclaimed the number one spot on the European singles chart with her latest single HOT N COLD - 12 weeks after its...

9th January 2009 19:06



Woolard 'Became' Biggie To Land Part

JAMAL WOOLARD was so determined to land the role of late rap legend NOTORIOUS B.I.G. in biopic NOTORIOUS - he began turning himself into the...

9th January 2009 19:06



West Praises 'Greatest Performer' Beyonce

Rapper KANYE WEST has hailed his pal JAY-Z's superstar wife BEYONCE KNOWLES as the "greatest performer of our generation". The Stronger hitmaker has...

9th January 2009 19:06



Holmes' Golden Globes Dash

KATIE HOLMES will make a trans-American dash from her final Broadway performance to congratulate TOM CRUISE if he wins a Golden Globe award on Sunday...

9th January 2009 19:06



Kidman Ran Away From Australia Criticism

Hollywood actress NICOLE KIDMAN knew her performance in BAZ LUHRMANN epic AUSTRALIA would be savaged by critics, because she isn't proud of the work...

9th January 2009 19:06



Brancato Jailed For 10 Years

SOPRANOS actor LILLO BRANCATO JR. has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in a burglary that ended with the murder of an off-duty New...

9th January 2009 19:06



The Things They Say 10722

"I've been given very strict instructions not to talk about their personal lives. I get the talk. 'Dad - don't talk about us.'" TOM CRUISE isn't...

9th January 2009 19:06



The Things They Say 10721

"It was after my wife had left me, and I was really drunk and I think I made a bad impression, but I was going through some painful s**t. All I could...

9th January 2009 19:06



Gibson Shaved His Head On A Dare

MEL GIBSON is growing his hair back, after his son dared him to shave himself bald. The embarrassed actor was convinced a skinhead would be a good...

9th January 2009 19:06



Suri Tried To Invade Holmes' Broadway Stage

TOM CRUISE is convinced his daughter with KATIE HOLMES will become an actress when she's older, after two-year-old SURI tried to storm the stage...

9th January 2009 19:06



German Filmmakers Await Court Decision

German movie THE BAADER MEINHOF COMPLEX has been caught up in a legal battle which could force filmmakers to re-shoot several scenes in the film. ...

9th January 2009 19:06



Movie Reviews Bride Wars

Fox should probably not have invited critics to the Bride Wars wedding, although several of them express sympathy for the actresses playing the...

9th January 2009 19:11



Swayze Hospitalised With Pneumonia

PATRICK SWAYZE has suffered a cancer set-back and has checked himself into hospital after coming down with pneumonia. Just two days after his candid...

9th January 2009 21:17



Gael Garcia Bernal Welcomes First Child

Mexican movie star GAEL GARCIA BERNAL is a first time dad - his Argentine actress girlfriend DELORES FONZI has given birth to a baby boy. The couple...

9th January 2009 22:07



Lucy Evicted From Celebrity Big Brother

Lucy Pinder has become the first celebrity to be evicted from the Big Brother house.The glamour model was up against TV presenter Ulrika Jonsson in...

9th January 2009 22:29



Dexter Co-stars Hall And Carpenter Marry

DEXTER star MICHAEL C. HALL has secretly married JENNIFER CARPENTER, the actress who plays his sister in the hit show. The co-stars tied the knot in...

9th January 2009 22:51


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