21st January 2009

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Mamma Mia! And Bond Help UK Box Office To Record High

Box office sensations Mamma Mia! and Quantum of Solace have taken UK cinema receipts to their highest level in almost 20 years.The Abba musical's...

21st January 2009 0:07



50 Cent Keeping A Low Profile On Inauguration Day

Rapper 50 CENT was among the millions of Americans in Washington, D.C. for President BARACK OBAMA's historic inauguration on Wednesday (20Jan09) -...

21st January 2009 1:27



Lofgren To Unveil New Hips At Super Bowl

Rocker NILS LOFGREN will unveil his new hips at the Super Bowl when the guitar great steps up to join BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN for the half-time...

21st January 2009 1:27



Rutherford: 'I Called The Cops On My Husband'

GOSSIP GIRL star KELLY RUTHERFORD has revealed she twice called the police on her estranged husband DANIEL GIERSCH, as the couple's divorce battle...

21st January 2009 1:27



Police Investigate Travolta Extortion Attempt

Police in the Bahamas have launched an investigation surrounding an attempt to extort money from JOHN TRAVOLTA. The full details of the extortion...

21st January 2009 1:27



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"It's almost actually done. I went to Detroit to mix my song, I GET IT IN, with DR. DRE, and EMINEM is currently mixing his album right now. It...

21st January 2009 1:27



Prodigy Land Isle Of Wight Headliner

British dance music supergroup THE PRODIGY have been confirmed as the headlining act at this summer's (09) Isle of Wight Festival. The Firestarter...

21st January 2009 1:27



Heavy Metal Star Lands Horror Monster Role

Rocker IVAN MOODY is to make his acting debut in an upcoming horror movie - as the "main monster". The Five Finger Death Punch singer will be among...

21st January 2009 1:27



Yusuf Returns With Mccartney And Parton

Muslim pop star YUSUF ISLAM has recruited PAUL MCCARTNEY, DOLLY PARTON and MICHELLE BRANCH for his latest album. Islam, formerly Cat Stevens,...

21st January 2009 1:27



Foxx Switches His Bling

JAMIE FOXX has ditched his trademark diamond earrings, to protest the use of conflict gems in jewellery. The actor/singer famously wears big stones...

21st January 2009 1:27



Adams Glad Idol Wasn't Around When She Was A Kid

DOUBT star AMY ADAMS is glad AMERICAN IDOL didn't exist when she was growing up - because it would have wrecked her dream of becoming a star. The...

21st January 2009 1:27



Whitaker To Hand Out Oscar Nods

Oscar winner FOREST WHITAKER will join Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President SID GANIS in reading out the Oscar nominations early on...

21st January 2009 1:27



Milano Wins State Restraining Order Against Fan

An obsessed fan actress ALYSSA MILANO charged with putting her life in danger has been ordered to stay away from the former CHARMED star for three...

21st January 2009 1:27



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"I surfed until someone on the LOST crew got injured surfing and needed 40 stitches. An injury means death on the show, so I dropped that right...

21st January 2009 1:27



The Things They Say 10846

"I was a valet at a place called The Cock + The Bull, I think. I lasted about two months because I was stealing from the cars... I got a better job...

21st January 2009 1:27



The Things They Say 10845

"I get some shoulder pain, or, as I like to call it, the makings of a massive civil suit against Fox." HUGH LAURIE on the lasting effects of limping...

21st January 2009 1:27



Hegarty's Birthday Wish For Obama

ANTONY AND THE JOHNSONS star ANTONY HEGARTY has special plans for U.S. President BARACK OBAMA's first birthday in office - he wants to sing for the...

21st January 2009 7:06



The Faces' New Album Complete

RONNIE WOOD and ROD STEWART have recorded their first album together in 30 years - weeks after confirming plans to reunite their 1970s supergroup THE...

21st January 2009 7:06



D'angelo Calls On Prince For Album Comeback

Soul star D'ANGELO has recruited PRINCE for his long-awaited comeback album. The Brown Sugar singer has been recording tracks for James River - his...

21st January 2009 7:06



Beyonce, Blige + Carey Stun At Obama Ball

MARIAH CAREY, MARY J. BLIGE and BEYONCE wowed Washington, D.C. on Tuesday night (20Jan09) at the first presidential Inaugural Ball open to the...

21st January 2009 7:06



Allen In Drunken Beach Buy

British singer LILY ALLEN got so drunk she ended up buying her own Caribbean beach. The Smile hitmaker admitted to buying the piece of land in...

21st January 2009 7:06



Winehouse Saves Holidaymaker From Drowning

Singer AMY WINEHOUSE has been hailed a hero while on holiday in St Lucia - after rescuing a fellow holidaymaker from drowning in the Caribbean Sea. ...

21st January 2009 7:06



Ting Tings Put Ban On Stage Lighting

Pop band THE TING TINGS have been forced to scrap fancy strobe lighting at their gigs - after drummer JULES DE MARTINO suffered fits on stage. The...

21st January 2009 7:06



The Things They Say 10849

"I had my first earthquake... We were shooting, the camera was rolling, and everything started to sway. The lamps started to move. I loved it... It...

21st January 2009 7:06



The Things They Say 10848

"I often think about my father, who was a physician, and how strange it is that I am better rewarded for faking this job than he ever was for doing...

21st January 2009 7:06



Lost Star Almost Became A Realtor

LOST star JOSH HOLLOWAY was on the verge of becoming a realtor when he booked the role of bad boy SAWYER on the desert island drama. Tired of not...

21st January 2009 7:06



Laurie Doubled As His Doctor Dad

HOUSE star HUGH LAURIE developed his skills as a fake doctor by taking calls from his medic father's desperate patients. As a teen, the British...

21st January 2009 7:06



2012 Film Pushed Back By Sony

Sony Pictures have decided to delay the release of filmmaker ROLAND EMMERICH's latest big budget disaster movie 2012. The studio is moving the...

21st January 2009 7:06



Holmes Signs On For Comedy Film

Actress KATIE HOLMES has reportedly signed up to appear in big screen comedy THE EXTRA MAN. The Dawson's Creek star recently completed an acclaimed...

21st January 2009 7:06



Polanski Hearing Put On Hold

A Los Angeles court has postponed a bid by ROMAN POLANSKI to have rape charges against him dismissed - at the request of the Oscar winning director. ...

21st January 2009 7:06



Coldplay Leading Charge For 2009 Brits With Four Nominations

Coldplay and Duffy are the frontrunners for the 2009 Brits with a quartet of nominations each.Both artists are named in the best album and best...

21st January 2009 9:36



Ofcom Calls For Itv To Be 'Set Free'

Both ITV and Channel 5 could be set free to pursue commercial programming without a public service remit, under an Ofcom report released today.In...

21st January 2009 9:58



Ting Tings And Prodigy Confirmed For Isle Of Wight 2009

Pop duo the Ting Tings and dance legends the Prodigy are the first acts to be announced for the 2009 Isle of Wight festival.Both the That's Not My...

21st January 2009 10:53



Josh Homme Talks Arctic Production

JOSH HOMME has been discussing producing new songs for the forthcoming ARCTIC MONKEYS album.The QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE frontman took on production...

21st January 2009 11:48



Bono 'A Fan Of The Script'

Irish band THE SCRIPT have revealed they have a new celebrity fan – Bono.The band's debut record was released last August and is currently...

21st January 2009 11:48



Lily Allen Admits Stay In Psych Ward After Miscarriage

Singer Lily Allen has revealed she admitted herself to a psychiatric clinic last year after suffering a miscarriage. The Smile star told the Daily...

21st January 2009 11:48



Islamic Party Ramps Up 'Ban Rihanna' Campaign

Islamic leaders in Malaysia are pressing ahead with calls to ban RIHANNA from performing in the country - just weeks after she promised to tone down...

21st January 2009 12:06



50 Cent Owes Career To Jam Master Jay

50 CENT has credited JAM MASTER JAY with his successful career, insisting it was the late hip-hop DJ who showed him how to make music. The In Da...

21st January 2009 12:06



Notorious Actor 'Has Criminal Past'

The rapper who plays NOTORIOUS B.I.G. in new biopic NOTORIOUS was arrested in 2008 over a domestic dispute with his wife, according to a new report. ...

21st January 2009 12:06



U2 Hit By 'Copycat' Accusation

A U.S. musician has accused rockers U2 of copying the artwork from one of his albums for the cover of their new LP. Taylor Deupree, owner of the...

21st January 2009 12:06



Lohan And Ronson Open Joint Bank Account?

LINDSAY LOHAN and SAMANTHA RONSON have taken their relationship to the next level - by reportedly setting up a joint bank account. The Mean Girls...

21st January 2009 12:06



Cooper's Ex: 'He Promised To Marry Me'

MAMMA MIA! star DOMINIC COOPER pledged to marry and have children with his childhood sweetheart in a bid to win her back - whilst allegedly enjoying...

21st January 2009 12:06



Lady Gaga Aims For Long Career

Pop sensation LADY GAGA is adamant she will not be a one hit wonder after the debut success of her song JUST DANCE. The sexy singer shot to the top...

21st January 2009 12:06



50 Cent Tired Of Sundance

Rapper 50 CENT is fed up with watching movies at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah - and is annoyed he doesn't get enough attention at...

21st January 2009 12:06



Squire Art Blocks Roses 'Reunion'

Former STONE ROSES guitarist JOHN SQUIRE has cast doubt on rumours the British band is set to reform by lining up a series of exhibitions to showcase...

21st January 2009 12:06



Slumdog Smashes Second-week Takings Record

Award-winning movie SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE has surged to the top of the U.K. box office chart with a huge increase in takings - beating the record...

21st January 2009 12:07



Thompson Moves Oscars From Restroom

EMMA THOMPSON has been forced to move her two Oscar statuettes from her bathroom at home - to make way for her nine-year-old daughter's artwork. The...

21st January 2009 12:07



Law 'Fine' After Gym Injury

Actor JUDE LAW is recovering well after he damaged his neck during a gruelling work-out. The Alfie star was pictured out and about in New York last...

21st January 2009 12:07



Mendes Named Most Desirable Woman

Actress EVA MENDES has been crowned the Most Desirable Woman in the world by a new online survey. The Hitch star topped a poll of more than seven...

21st January 2009 12:07



Lopez And Anthony's Romantic Duet

JENNIFER LOPEZ and MARC ANTHONY have silenced rumours of an impending split by performing a romantic duet at a party celebrating the inauguration of...

21st January 2009 16:16



Lil Wayne Cancels New York Show Again

Rapper LIL WAYNE has cancelled a planned show in New York for a third time. The Lollipop hitmaker, real name Dwayne Carter Jr., was originally due...

21st January 2009 16:16



Rihanna Craves Movie Stardom

RIHANNA is aiming to replicate BEYONCE KNOWLES' transition from singing sensation to screen idol - she wants to become a movie star. The Umbrella...

21st January 2009 16:17



Taylor Stitched Up For Pre-inaugural Gig

Singer/songwriter JAMES TAYLOR was admitted to hospital and given 50 stitches before he stepped on stage for a concert celebrating the inauguration...

21st January 2009 16:17



Love Guru Leads Razzie Awards

MIKE MYERS' comedy THE LOVE GURU is leading this year's (09) Golden Raspberry Awards after scoring seven nominations at the naming and shaming of the...

21st January 2009 16:17



Dillon Pleads Not Guilty To Speeding Offence

Hollywood actor MATT DILLON has pleaded not guilty to speeding charges relating to his arrest in Vermont last month (Dec08). The Crash star was...

21st January 2009 16:17



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"I try to work out a lot, but performing also keeps me in shape. I can't eat everything but I try to monitor my food and be a lot more healthy now,...

21st January 2009 16:17



Allen Resents Album Promotion

British pop star LILY ALLEN resents giving up her time to promote her new album - because she knows she won't make any money from the LP. The Smile...

21st January 2009 16:17



Lohan Cried At Movie Compliment

LINDSAY LOHAN burst into tears after a fan praised her movie career - because she never hears any compliments about her work. The Mean Girls star...

21st January 2009 16:17



Skarsgard Weds In Sweden

MAMMA MIA! star STELLAN SKARSGARD has reportedly tied the knot with his girlfriend in his native Sweden. The actor married Megan Everett on 12...

21st January 2009 16:17



Phoenix Blames Late Crew For Hip-hop Flop

Actor-turned-rapper JOAQUIN PHOENIX has blamed a tardy film crew for his lacklustre music debut - after shocking Las Vegas partygoers with a bizarre...

21st January 2009 16:17



Fascinating Fact 6681

Academy Award-nominated British actress ZULEIKHA ROBINSON has landed a role in hit U.S. TV series LOST playing dangerous European femme fatale,...

21st January 2009 16:17



The Things They Say 10851

"I've admired her for so long that the first day we met I burst in to tears. On the last day of the film, I also burst in to tears because it was so...

21st January 2009 16:17



Mendes Slammed In Broadway Legend's Memoir

KATE WINSLET's director husband SAM MENDES has been hit with scathing criticism in a new tell-all book by a Broadway legend - slamming his theatre...

21st January 2009 16:17



Hudson Craves More Challenging Roles

KATE HUDSON is sick of making romantic comedies, and is calling on studio bosses to find her more meaty roles. The actress has made her name playing...

21st January 2009 16:17



Millions View Obama Online

Barack Obama's inauguration may have marked a media transition as well as a political one Tuesday as tens of millions of viewers throughout the world...

21st January 2009 18:41



Critics Slam Tv Coverage Of Inauguration

Nielsen is expected to release figures for TV viewership of the inauguration this afternoon (Wednesday). Meanwhile, TV columnists are offering their...

21st January 2009 18:41



Departing Fcc Chairman Wants Cable Companies Fined

Outgoing FCC Chairman Kevin Martin has proposed that fines be leveled against the nation's top cable operators for allegedly failing to provide...

21st January 2009 18:41



Sag War Heats Up

New verbal shots were fired Tuesday in the current civil war between moderates and hardliners in the Screen Actors Guild. This time the battleground...

21st January 2009 18:41



Microsoft Pulls Out Of Comcast

Microsoft, which once laid out elaborate plans to become a powerhouse within the cable industry, has quietly sold off its shares in Comcast Corp.,...

21st January 2009 18:52



Mall Cop Earns An Arresting $39.2 Million

Record crowds may have gathered on Washington D.C.'s Mall this week, but millions more packed theaters featuring a mall of a different sort -- the...

21st January 2009 18:52



Warner Bros. To Cut 800 Jobs

Taking the fall for its parent, Warner Bros., which performed strongly at the box office last year, announced that it will let go 800 employees in...

21st January 2009 18:52



Polanski Case Put On Hold

A Los Angeles court hearing scheduled for today (Wednesday) on Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski's effort to have his 1977 rape case dismissed...

21st January 2009 18:52



Beyonce 'Overwhelmed' By Obama Inauguration

Singer BEYONCE fought back tears as she sang for new U.S. President BARACK OBAMA - calling the experience "the most important day" of her life. The...

21st January 2009 19:12



Pink Reunites With Hart?

Pop star PINK has reportedly rekindled her romance with ex-husband CAREY HART - one year after their split. The couple parted ways last February...

21st January 2009 19:12



Natalie Cole To Receive Kidney Donation From Sister - Reports

NATALIE COLE's sister has offered to donate her own kidney, to help save the ailing singer's life. Cole, 58, has been battling ill health since she...

21st January 2009 19:12



Allen Will Only Date 'Older Men'

British pop star LILY ALLEN will only date men over the age of 40 - because they make her "feel better" about herself. The 23-year-old recently...

21st January 2009 19:12



Jonas Brothers Surprise Obama's Daughters

Teen pop heart-throbs THE JONAS BROTHERS made a special visit to the White House on inauguration day, as a scavenger hunt prize for President BARACK...

21st January 2009 19:12



Gabor Loses Millions In Madoff Scam

Legendary actress ZSA ZSA GABOR is facing ruin after falling victim to U.S. fraudster BERNARD MADOFF. Financier Madoff was arrested last month...

21st January 2009 19:12



Kennedy Released From Hospital

U.S. Senator EDWARD KENNEDY has been released from hospital after suffering a seizure during an inauguration luncheon for new President BARACK...

21st January 2009 19:12



Zellweger Dating U.s. Tv Star?

RENEE ZELLWEGER has sparked reports of a new romance with an American TV personality - three years after splitting from country singer KENNY...

21st January 2009 19:12



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"I remember when I was a kid and I wanted everything in the grocery store - 'I want that! I want that!' - and my grandmother used to say, 'Girl,...

21st January 2009 19:12



The Things They Say 10852

"When I think about all the things I've achieved it makes me a little scared because it's so overwhelming. I can't believe I'm living my dream. When...

21st January 2009 19:12



Barlow: 'Solo Failure Was Like Leprosy'

GARY BARLOW was treated like a "leper" after his solo career flopped. The singer songwriter branched out on his own after boyband Take That split in...

21st January 2009 19:12



Serkis To Play Ian Dury In Biopic

LORD OF THE RINGS star ANDY SERKIS has signed up to play British punk legend IAN DURY in a biopic of the late BLOCKHEADS frontman. The actor - who...

21st January 2009 19:12



Stone Gets Her History Wrong At Presidential Ball

Hollywood star SHARON STONE got her American history wrong while addressing an gala in honour of new U.S. President BARACK OBAMA in Washington, D.C....

21st January 2009 19:12



Gucci's Ex-wife Accused Of Selling Fakes

The ex-wife of a deceased heir to fashion giant GUCCI has been accused of using her former husband's name to make money on her own line of non-luxury...

21st January 2009 19:12



Katy Perry Turns Celibate

Newly single singer KATY PERRY has vowed to remain celibate in 2009, following her split from rocker boyfriend TRAVIS MCCOY. The pair ended its...

21st January 2009 22:06



Brandy Turned Her Back On Scientology

R+B star BRANDY has turned her back on Scientology after turning to the controversial religion following her fatal car crash in December 2006. The...

21st January 2009 22:06



The Things They Say 10854

"I did want to be famous, but I didn't realise what famous was. I thought fame just meant, 'Everyone will love me.'" Fame isn't what British singer...

21st January 2009 22:06



Heavy D Turns To Reggae

Rapper HEAVY D has gone back to his Jamaican roots to record a reggae album. The heavyweight star quietly released the album Vibes last year on...

21st January 2009 22:06



No Doubt Plan Summer Tour

Rockers NO DOUBT will hit the road after a five-year break for dates in North America this May (09). The group reunited last year (08) to start work...

21st January 2009 22:06



Swift Matches Usher With Seven-week Stand

Country star TAYLOR SWIFT has scored a seventh week atop the U.S. album chart, becoming the first artist to record the feat since USHER in 2004. Her...

21st January 2009 22:06



Vedder Joins X Stars At Inaugural Party

PEARL JAM star EDDIE VEDDER stunned BARACK OBAMA fans at an Inauguration Day party in Seattle, Washington on Tuesday night (20Jan09) when he stepped...

21st January 2009 22:06



Pixies Star Black Francis Forms New Band With His Wife

Former PIXIES star BLACK FRANCIS has formed a new group with his wife, VIOLET CLARK. The new group, Grand Duchy, will release a debut album,...

21st January 2009 22:06



Schwarzenegger And Arnold Plan True Lies Sequel

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER and best pal TOM ARNOLD are planning to reteam for a sequel to 1994 action comedy TRUE LIES - as soon as Arnie gives up his...

21st January 2009 22:06



Falk's Wife And Daughter Battle Over His Care

The wife and adopted daughter of COLUMBO star PETER FALK are fighting over who will care for the ailing actor. Last month (Dec08) Falk's adopted...

21st January 2009 22:06



Sex And The City Stars Agree Sequel Deals

The stars of SEX AND THE CITY have agreed deals to star in a big screen sequel, according to reports. Just months after the first movie adaptation...

21st January 2009 22:06



Er To Be Saved?

Medical drama ER has been given a lifeline as fans prepare for the show's final episodes. Executive producer John Wells is set to pull the life...

21st January 2009 22:06



Del Toro Owns Up To Prank Calls That Forced Couple Out

Actor BENICIO DEL TORO has come clean about a teenage prank that forced a California couple to flee their home in fear. Reports have suggested the...

21st January 2009 22:06



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Rockers COLDPLAY have been turned into puppets for their new video. The British group will feature as part of a nursery school marionette show in the...

21st January 2009 22:06



London + Wife Back Together

Actor JEREMY LONDON and his wife have reconciled after a messy end to 2008. The former 7th Heaven star's wife, Melissa Cunningham, filed for a...

21st January 2009 22:06



Hatcher Lands Daughter A Film Role

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star TERI HATCHER landed her daughter a speaking role in new animated movie CORALINE. The actress took daughter Emerson, 11, to...

21st January 2009 22:06



Coolio Wishes He Could Have Played At Obama Inauguration

Rapper Coolio has said he would have liked to have performed at president Barack Obama's inauguration ceremony on Wednesday.The Celebrity Big Brother...

21st January 2009 22:13


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