19th January 2009

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Winehouse Crowned Biggest Loser In Poll

British singer AMY WINEHOUSE has been named the Loser of the Year in the Virgin Media Music Awards 2008. The Back to Black star took the unwanted...

19th January 2009 1:27



Australian Singer Sophina Praises Hero Pilot

Australian singer-songwriter EMMA SOPHINA has praised the hero pilot of US Airways Flight 1549 after a visit to New York left her narrowly escaping a...

19th January 2009 1:27



Carey Hopes Darker Film Will Prove Critics Wrong

Singer MARIAH CAREY is desperate to prove her acting critics wrong with an emotionally-wrenching role in new film PUSH after debuting the film at the...

19th January 2009 1:27



Latin Dance Star Aguilar Dies

Latin dance star PEDRO AGUILAR has died of heart failure, aged 81. Aguilar, known for his innovative style of mambo dance, died on Tuesday (13Jan09)...

19th January 2009 1:27



Obama's Star-studded Musical Tribute

BONO, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and BEYONCE KNOWLES were among a list of performers paying heartfelt tributes to U.S. President-elect BARACK OBAMA at a...

19th January 2009 1:27



Stars' Vulgar Speeches Spark Censorship Investigation

COLIN FARRELL, SETH ROGEN and director DARREN ARONOFSKY are among stars who've reportedly sparked a censorship investigation of the 2009 GOLDEN GLOBE...

19th January 2009 1:27



Winslet Shuns The Spotlight

British actress KATE WINSLET is determined to keep her private life out of the press - because she doesn't want to become a "walking soap opera" like...

19th January 2009 1:27



Vereen Sued For $10 Million By Daughter's Ex-fiance

Veteran actor BEN VEREEN has been hit with a $10 million (GBP6.7 million) lawsuit by his daughter's ex-fiance, over a home the former couple once...

19th January 2009 1:27



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"Waking up on a Sunday at boarding school and my dad and DAMIEN HURST and ALEX JAMES from BLUR were on the cover of a magazine, naked. On a hill....

19th January 2009 1:27



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"I couldn't believe I was even nominated. I thought the YARDBIRDS was as close as I'd get to getting in. I've gone on long after that and gone...

19th January 2009 1:27



Cruise Wanted To Kill Hitler

Hollywood actor TOM CRUISE grew up longing to carry out his latest on-screen persona's plans to kill Nazi leader ADOLF HITLER. The star plays World...

19th January 2009 1:27



Slow Cooker Spices Up Fischer's Sex Life

WALK HARD star JENNA FISCHER has given her sex life a boost thanks to a slow cooking crock pot. The comedienne admits the fact she and her boyfriend...

19th January 2009 1:27



Thurman In-flight Dance Routine

UMA THURMAN has a flighty way of keeping her physique in top shape - the actress practises dance moves and yoga poses when travelling by aeroplane. ...

19th January 2009 1:27



Mall Cop Steals Top Spot At U.s. Box Office

Comedy star KEVIN JAMES' new film PAUL BLART: MALL COP has wrestled its way to the top spot of the U.S. box office - taking in $33.8 million (GBP22.7...

19th January 2009 1:27



The Things They Say 10821

"She had gone deeper and deeper into a black place. She needed a bright light. And that bright light turned out to be the sun." PETE DOHERTY is...

19th January 2009 7:22



Halliwell Dating Italian Tycoon?

Former SPICE GIRLS star GERI HALLIWELL has reportedly found love with an Italian yacht tycoon. The pop star, who is mum to daughter Bluebell from a...

19th January 2009 7:22



Lady Gaga Keeps Dancing At Top Of U.k. Singles Chart

Pop sensation LADY GAGA has scored a second week at the top of the U.K. singles charts with her debut track JUST DANCE. The U.S. pop star held off...

19th January 2009 7:22



Donovan Honoured By French Government

Folk legend DONOVAN was hailed as "a genuine poet" when he was honoured with a prestigious cultural award from leaders of the French government on...

19th January 2009 7:22



Snoop Dogg Begs Stars To Get Him Back In U.k.

SNOOP DOGG has enlisted the help of his A-list friends SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY, MADONNA and DAVID BECKHAM to help him get clearance to travel into the...

19th January 2009 7:22



Spears Forced To Rerecord Song

BRITNEY SPEARS has reportedly been forced to rerecord her upcoming single IF YOU SEEK AMY after radio stations across the U.S. threatened to ban the...

19th January 2009 7:22



Television Artist Hart Dies

Popular British TV artist TONY HART has died, aged 83. Hart passed away in the early hours of Sunday morning (18Jan09) after suffering from ill...

19th January 2009 7:22



Streep Never Doubted Mamma Mia! Success

MERYL STREEP always knew her film MAMMA MIA! would be a huge success - because it was a film that "neglected" female moviegoers could finally relate...

19th January 2009 7:22



Veronica Mars To Get Movie Makeover?

KRISTEN BELL's short-lived U.S. TV series VERONICA MARS is set to be revived for the big screen. The Forgetting Sarah Marshall actress starred as...

19th January 2009 7:22



Lost In Space Star May Dies

LOST IN SPACE star BOB MAY has died of congestive heart failure. He was 69. The actor, who played The Robot in the sci-fi TV series, passed away on...

19th January 2009 7:22



Lost Star Lily May Quit Acting

LOST star EVANGELINE LILLY plans to take a break from acting once the show ends so she can finally fulfil her lifelong dream of becoming a charity...

19th January 2009 7:22



Gemma Bissix Is Second To Dance Off The Ice

Actress Gemma Bissix has become the second celebrity contestant evicted from Dancing On Ice.The former Hollyoaks and EastEnders star was voted off...

19th January 2009 9:25



Kevin James Comedy In Arresting Form At Us Box Office

Paul Blart: Mall Cop, a new comedy starring Kevin James, has topped the US box office after its first weekend on release.The Sony Pictures film,...

19th January 2009 9:47



Kylie Confirmed As Third Brit Awards Presenter

Pop singer Kylie Minogue is to host the Brit awards alongside James Corden and Mathew Horne, it has been confirmed.The Australian star will take to...

19th January 2009 10:42



Albarn 'Concerned About Blur Shows'

Damon Albarn has confessed to being concerned about BLUR'S reunion shows, in case they are not up to scratch.The iconic Britpop band recently...

19th January 2009 11:59



Beautiful South 'Reform Without Heaton'

THE BEAUTIFUL SOUTH are to reform without original singer Paul Heaton, it has been confirmed.Heaton and the band enjoyed much chart success with...

19th January 2009 11:59



Notorious Actor Caught Up In Shooting

The rapper who plays NOTORIOUS B.I.G. in new biopic NOTORIOUS has been caught up in a shooting at a screening of the film in a North Carolina...

19th January 2009 12:07



Franz Ferdinand Ditch Indie Music

Rockers FRANZ FERDINAND are so fed up with the indie music scene, they are giving up the genre altogether. The Take Me Out hitmakers are preparing...

19th January 2009 12:07



50 Cent Helps Carrey Celebrate Birthday

Rapper 50 CENT ensured JIM CARREY's 47th birthday was an event to remember by inviting him to join his G-UNIT entourage onstage during a live...

19th January 2009 12:07



Starr Backtracks On Autograph Ban

RINGO STARR has handed out his autograph to one lucky fan - just three months after vowing he would never give away his signature again. The former...

19th January 2009 12:07



Cruise Criticised By Colonel's Family

TOM CRUISE was "too small" to play CLAUS VON STAUFFENBERG in new movie VALKYRIE - according to a relative of the would-be assassin. The film tells...

19th January 2009 12:07



Neeson Supports Horse-carriage Industry

LIAM NEESON has blasted a new bill aiming to ban the horse-drawn carriage industry in New York, insisting the iconic buggies are an "integral" part...

19th January 2009 12:07



Winslet's Shock At Second Golden Globe Win

KATE WINSLET was convinced CAMERON DIAZ was joking when she announced she would take home her second Golden Globe at last week's (11Jan09) ceremony. ...

19th January 2009 12:07



Clarkson In Love With Edited Cd Cover

Singer KELLY CLARKSON loves the retouched photo on the cover of her new album - because it looks nothing like her. The pop star showed fans the...

19th January 2009 12:07



Downey Jr. Given A Raise On Sherlock Set

Filmmaker GUY RITCHIE has given ROBERT DOWNEY JR. a boost on the set of SHERLOCK HOLMES by reportedly forcing the actor to wear high heels. The...

19th January 2009 12:07



Cleese's New Lover Tells Naked Truth

JOHN CLEESE's younger lover was initially reluctant to sleep with the elderly comic - because she wasn't sure what his naked body would look like. ...

19th January 2009 12:07



New Dushku Film A Family Affair

ELIZA DUSHKU has recruited her brother to play ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE in a new biopic she is producing - because her sibling looks just like the late...

19th January 2009 12:07



Er Star Nagra Weds

ER actress PARMINDER NAGRA has married her longterm partner JAMES STENSON in an intimate ceremony in Hollywood Hills, California. The couple, who...

19th January 2009 12:07



Winslet's Method Acting Struggle

KATE WINSLET was so focused on accurately portraying her character in THE READER she struggled to return to day-to-day life after filming wrapped. ...

19th January 2009 12:07



The Things They Say 10822

"I'm just grateful she didn't make three films." MERYL STREEP is nervous about going up against twice-nominated KATE WINSLET in the Best Actress...

19th January 2009 12:07



Moss And Hince To Make Sweet Music?

Supermodel KATE MOSS is reportedly set to try her hand at music with the help of her rocker boyfriend JAMIE HINCE. The British beauty has previously...

19th January 2009 12:07



Fascinating Fact 6673

Soccer star DAVID BECKHAM's healthy food range GO3, launched in November (08), is set to be taken off shelves - its makers, food company Findus, have...

19th January 2009 12:07



The Things They Say 10823

"He feels more like my husband than my real husband." KATE WINSLET sometimes feels closer to her friend and REVOLUTIONARY ROAD co-star LEONARDO...

19th January 2009 12:07



Fascinating Fact 6672

The 16-foot (4.5 meter) piano TOM HANKS danced on in his 1988 comedy BIG has been donated to a museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the film,...

19th January 2009 12:07



Amy Winehouse 'Won't Let' Husband Divorce Her

Amy Winehouse's husband Blake Fielder-Civil will not succeed in his effort to divorce the singer, she has claimed.The former studio runner - still...

19th January 2009 13:16



Winslet Was 'Floored' By Second Golden Globe Win

Golden Globe winner Kate Winslet has described her success at last week's awards ceremony as one of the most shocking moments of her life.The British...

19th January 2009 15:37



Blige And Perry Among Bet Honourees

Singer MARY J. BLIGE and filmmaker TYLER PERRY were among the recipients of the BET Honors on Saturday (17Jan09). The awards ceremony - which pays...

19th January 2009 16:12



Songwriter Ballard Jr. Dies

American songwriter CLINT BALLARD JR. has died, aged 77. Ballard Jr. died on 23 December (08) at his home in Denton, Texas, after a long battle with...

19th January 2009 16:12



Oasis Scrap Germany Show

British rockers OASIS have been forced to scrap a gig in Dusseldorf, Germany after frontman LIAM GALLAGHER was diagnosed with a severe throat...

19th January 2009 16:12



Fascinating Fact 6674

JENNIFER HUDSON will follow up her performance at next month's (Feb09) Super Bowl by singing at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles a week later...

19th January 2009 16:12



Andre 3000'S Clothing Line In Difficulty

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 is reportedly struggling to sell items from his luxury clothing line - with the brand falling victim to the current global...

19th January 2009 16:12



Aguilera's Wild Party For Son

CHRISTINA AGUILERA threw a star-studded birthday party for her son MAX - basing the event on classic children's tale WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE. The...

19th January 2009 16:12



Osbourne Arrested In 'Slap' Row

KELLY OSBOURNE has been released on bail after she was arrested for allegedly slapping a woman who insulted her fiance LUKE WORRALL. The daughter of...

19th January 2009 16:12



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"It felt really tainted as well because we were in the studio that he'd been working with AMY (WINEHOUSE) in, and I was kind of in her bed, and it...

19th January 2009 16:12



Diddy Persuaded Luke To Take Notorious Role

Actor DEREK LUKE initially rejected his role as SEAN COMBS in new BIGGIE SMALLS biopic NOTORIOUS until he received a telephone call from the hip-hop...

19th January 2009 16:12



Actresses' Hollywood Stars Targeted By Vandals

SHARON STONE and the OLSEN twins have seen their stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame defaced by anti-fur protesters. The shared star belonging to...

19th January 2009 16:12



Actor Galloway Dies

IRONSIDE star DON GALLOWAY has died, aged 71. Galloway, best-known for his role as Detective Sergeant Ed Brown in TV crime drama, died on 8 January...

19th January 2009 16:12



Hanks Slams Mormon Support Of Gay Marriage Ban

TOM HANKS has hit out at Mormon supporters of the gay-marriage ban in California - calling it "un-American" for homosexuals to be denied the right to...

19th January 2009 16:12



Fascinating Fact 6675

MICHAEL DOUGLAS will be honoured for his accomplishments as an actor and producer at the 37th annual American Film Institute's Life Achievement...

19th January 2009 16:12



The Things They Say 10825

"Many people thought I was too much of a good girl to bring the edge needed for this role. You would never catch me walking down the street with...

19th January 2009 16:12



Jones Still Struggles With Speech Impediment

JAMES EARL JONES still struggles with the debilitating stutter which prompted him to give up speaking as a teen - 60 years after a dedicated teacher...

19th January 2009 16:12



Mcavoy Slams Fame-hungry Stars

JAMES MCAVOY is disgusted when he sees fellow thespians spread over the pages of glossy magazines, insisting stars who court fame are "not actors to...

19th January 2009 16:12



Sag's Allen Challenges Moderates

In what he labeled "an important message" that he sent to union members on Sunday, during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, Screen Actors...

19th January 2009 18:41



Will Studios Sponsor Themselves During Oscar Telecast?

For the first time the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will permit ads for movies to run during the Oscar telecast on February 24. Under...

19th January 2009 18:41



Cnn To Reair "I Have A Dream" Speech

CNN has purchased rights from the Martin Luther King Jr. estate to air King's entire "I Have a Dream" speech, originally delivered in August 1963,...

19th January 2009 18:41



Tv Stations Balk At Switchover Delay

The overwhelming majority of station managers at TV outlets across the country oppose the proposal to delay the switch from analog to digital...

19th January 2009 18:41



U.k.'S Channel 4 Founder Blasts Its Programming

The founder of Britain's Channel 4 says that it has brought its current financial difficulties on itself. Jeremy Isaacs, who served as CEO of the...

19th January 2009 18:51



King James Rules Box Office

Dumbfounding box-office prognosticators, Paul Blart Mall Cop , starring Kevin James ( King of Queens ), opened in first place with $33.8 million in...

19th January 2009 18:51



Violence Punctuates Notorious Screenings

Studio executives are likely to consider reviving the practice of opening so-called urban films on Wednesdays instead of Fridays following at least...

19th January 2009 18:51



Cia Gets First Look At New Movie

A controversial documentary about a Polish colonel who smuggled over 40,000 pages of secret Warsaw Pact documents to the U.S. during the Cold War had...

19th January 2009 18:51



Tmz Website Ridicules Actor-turned-rapper Phoenix

Joaquin Phoenix, who was nominated for an Oscar for his performance in the Johnny Cash biopic Walk the Line, has now adopted the persona of a rap...

19th January 2009 19:02



Sweden Bestows $162,000 On Pirate Youth Group

A youth organization affiliated with the Swedish Pirate Party received some $162,000 from the Swedish government Friday under a program to fund...

19th January 2009 19:02



Dioguardi Finds Family Link With Philbin

New AMERICAN IDOL judge KARA DioGUARDI has found an unusual family link - daytime U.S. TV personality REGIS PHILBIN is her cousin. The pair's...

19th January 2009 19:16



Jay-z Snub 'Sent N.o.r.e. Into A Spiral Of Depression'

Rapper N.O.R.E. has accused hip-hop mogul JAY-Z of sending him into a spiral of depression and obesity - by offering him a job and then handing it to...

19th January 2009 19:16



Luke Urges Lil' Kim To See Notorious

The actor playing SEAN COMBS in the new NOTORIOUS B.I.G. biopic has made a public plea to BIGGIE SMALLS' former mistress LIL' KIM - urging her to pay...

19th January 2009 19:16



Rihanna Crowned U.k's Best Selling Singles Artist

R+B star RIHANNA has topped the U.K. singles chart rundown for 2008, selling almost 1.3 million copies. The sexy singer released hit tracks Take a...

19th January 2009 19:16



Hilton Dismisses Clooney Romance Rumours

PARIS HILTON has confirmed she went on an unlikely date with GEORGE CLOONEY recently - but she's not ready to move on after splitting with boyfriend...

19th January 2009 19:16



Lupone Stops Broadway Show To Eject Theatregoer

Tony Award winning star PATTI LuPONE abruptly stopped her performance of Broadway musical GYPSY - to eject a picture-taking theatregoer from the...

19th January 2009 19:16



Defiance Movie Hero 'Conned' Florida Woman

The real life hero of DANIEL CRAIG's new movie DEFIANCE has been accused of conning a woman out of $250,000 (GBP167,000). Aron Bielski and his...

19th January 2009 19:16



Aniston's Dog Rescued By Paparazzo

JENNIFER ANISTON has found an unlikely saviour in the form of a paparazzo - after the photographer reportedly saved one of her dogs from a car...

19th January 2009 19:16



Iron Man Leads Visual Effects Awards

Comic book blockbuster IRON MAN is leading the nominations at the upcoming Visual Effects Society Awards. The 2008 movie, starring Robert Downey...

19th January 2009 19:16



Hawkins To Star In Horror Movie

Former THE DARKNESS glam rocker JUSTIN HAWKINS is embarking on a new career as an actor, after landing a role in a new horror movie. The star,...

19th January 2009 19:16



Beatles Fans Duped By Fake Memorabilia

Fans of pop legends THE BEATLES have been duped by a plague of forged memorabilia. Even high profile devotees have fallen victim; Tom Hanks' wife...

19th January 2009 19:16



Chestnut: 'Hollywood Isn't Racist'

Black actor MORRIS CHESTNUT has defended Hollywood against claims the studios are racist - insisting the movie industry is motivated by money, not...

19th January 2009 19:17



Wood's Wrestling Injury

Actress EVAN RACHEL WOOD narrowly avoided a hospital visit after cutting her hand on the set of new movie THE WRESTLER - director DARREN ARONOFSKY...

19th January 2009 19:17



Nighy's Dad Missed His Success

BILL NIGHY's continuous acting success has been marred by bittersweet memories of his late father - who would have been so proud of his son's...

19th January 2009 19:17



Hudson Is 'Feeling Good' Ahead Of Comeback

JENNIFER HUDSON is "feeling good" and preparing for a big showbiz comeback, three months after her mother, brother and young nephew were brutally...

19th January 2009 22:07



The Things They Say 10826

"It'll be something more out of fun than serious. We're going to do some comedy stuff together. You'll see us this year doing some really funny...

19th January 2009 22:07



Kisser Slams The Lid On Sepultura Reunion Reports

SEPULTURA star ANDREAS KISSER has ruled out a reunion with former bandmates IGOR and MAX CAVALERA, insisting the trio isn't talking about anything. ...

19th January 2009 22:07



Love Shocked By Hilton's Snapshots

COURTNEY LOVE was shocked by a recent visit to PARIS HILTON's home - because the socialite has photos of herself everywhere. The rocker reveals she...

19th January 2009 22:07



Sting Supports Crude Film With Sundance Show

STING stunned fans at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah at the weekend (18Jan09) when he showed up unannounced to support a pal's rainforest...

19th January 2009 22:07



Jackson: 'Federline Romance Is For Real'

KEVIN FEDERLINE's ex SHAR JACKSON has confirmed reports the rapper/dancer is serious about his new volleyball star lover - because he's already...

19th January 2009 22:07



Tyler's Pre-teen Threesome With Twins

AEROSMITH frontman STEVEN TYLER enjoyed his first sexual experience at the tender age of seven - with teenage twins. The infamous rocker and ageing...

19th January 2009 22:07



Brinkley Launches Third Got Milk Ad

CHRISTIE BRINKLEY has launched her third 'Got Milk' ad poster at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah, 14 years after giving the campaign a celebrity...

19th January 2009 22:07



Sutherland Flattered By 24 Walk Of Fame Honour

KIEFER SUTHERLAND's recent Hollywood Walk of Fame star honour was an emotional affair for the actor because he had no idea the entire cast and crew...

19th January 2009 22:07



Zellweger Gives Underwear Firm A Boost

RENEE ZELLWEGER has become an unofficial ambassador for underwear company Hanes after insisting the firm's pantyhose saved her life on the freezing...

19th January 2009 22:07



Griffiths Expects Third Child In July

Australian actress RACHEL GRIFFITHS is relieved she can finally talk about her pregnancy, after hiding it from the world for the past three months. ...

19th January 2009 22:07



The Things They Say 10827

"I think that her comeback has proven a lot of people wrong and I’m really proud of her. I think she’s doing her thing.WOMANIZER is one of...

19th January 2009 22:07



Fascinating Fact 6676

PIANO MAN BILLY JOEL returned to his rock roots in Florida on Friday night (16Jan09) when he performed AC DC's HIGHWAY TO HELL as part of a tour stop...

19th January 2009 22:07



The Things They Say 10828

"It was like meeting the king. I think I blushed for two minutes. I was like a tomato - really, really red." Dutch actress CARICE VAN HOUTEN on...

19th January 2009 22:07



Fascinating Fact 6677

The English country farmhouse which featured in cult 1986 movie WITHNAIL + I has been put on the market for $210,000 (GBP145,000).

19th January 2009 22:07



Merman's Moaning Ended Borgnine Marriage

Movie veteran ERNEST BORGNINE ended his 32-day marriage to Broadway star ETHEL MERMAN after he overheard his new wife complaining to her parents...

19th January 2009 22:07



Michelle Evicted From Celebrity Big Brother

Former Liberty X singer Michelle Heaton has become the fourth person to leave the Celebrity Big Brother house after a surprise eviction.Housemates...

19th January 2009 23:17


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