30th January 2009

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Simmons Divorce Finalised

Rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS and his ex-wife KIMORA LEE SIMMONS are both free to wed again after a court in New York signed off on their divorce. Baby...

30th January 2009 1:32



Osmond Not Dancing After All

Fans of 1970s pop star DONNY OSMOND will have to wait to see him strut his stuff on the TV dance floor - he won't be among the contestants on the new...

30th January 2009 1:32



Diamond Donates T-shirt Cash To Hurricane Victims

NEIL DIAMOND has handed over the profits from merchandising sales on his recent tour to the victims of Hurricane Ike. The Sweet Caroline singer...

30th January 2009 1:32



Ritchie's Dad Wishes Madonna A Healthy Love Life

MADONNA's former father-in-law is hoping the pop superstar enjoys a healthy lovelife after splitting from his son, GUY RITCHIE, because then there...

30th January 2009 1:32



The Things They Say 10967

"She's going to be embraced, she's going to feel love like she has probably never imagined." FAITH HILL is convinced JENNIFER HUDSON's comeback...

30th January 2009 1:32



Osmond Son Makes It Past Idol Auditions

OSMOND brother ALAN is hoping AMERICAN IDOL can give his singing son a boost - after DAVID OSMOND made it through the audition process for the...

30th January 2009 1:32



Elton Row Put Allen Off Drink

LILY ALLEN has put her decision to quit booze down to a public row with SIR ELTON JOHN at an awards ceremony last year (08). The Smile hitmaker...

30th January 2009 1:32



Macy's Turn In Mamet Play Pays Off

WILLIAM H. MACY's decision to take over JEREMY PIVEN's role in DAVID MAMET's SPEED-THE-PLOW has paid off for the producers of the Broadway play - the...

30th January 2009 1:32



Kutcher Apologises For Online And Radio Rants

ASHTON KUTCHER has apologised to his neighbour for calling him a "jackass" and threatening to hi-jack his bulldozer in a building work meltdown. The...

30th January 2009 1:32



Anna Faris Engaged

Actress ANNA FARIS is heading down the aisle once more, and planning to wed actor boyfriend CHRIS PRATT. Pratt, one of the stars of Kate Hudson's new...

30th January 2009 1:32



The Things They Say 10969

"If someone said you have to eat one kind of food for the rest of your life, Irish, English, German or Italian, its Italian. And the beauty of this...

30th January 2009 1:32



The Things They Say 10968

"She said to me, 'I want them to have their own ethnic heritage.' I said, 'Lock 'em in a room (and) throw in flies.'" Comedienne JOAN RIVERS has a...

30th January 2009 1:32



Kardashian To Give Up Fur For Love And Family

KIM KARDASHIAN is close to turning her back on fur - to save her romance and her friendship with her sister. The socialite has been a target for...

30th January 2009 1:32



Falco Felt Bad About E.r. Research

THE SOPRANOS star EDIE FALCO felt awkward researching her new TV role as NURSE JACKIE in a real hospital - because she just kept getting in the...

30th January 2009 1:32



Zellweger Shunned Celebrity For Obama's Inauguration

Actress RENEE ZELLWEGER was so desperate to witness U.S. President BARACK OBAMA's inauguration she launched a last-minute bid to get to Washington,...

30th January 2009 1:32



Fascinating Fact 6738

MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY's girlfriend CAMILA ALVES is to design a diaper bag range for trendy fashion chain Lucky Brand. The Brazilian gave birth to baby...

30th January 2009 1:32



More Awards Success For Oscar Hopeful Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire has added to its haul of awards after winning four prizes at the Richard Attenborough Film awards.Danny Boyle's film - which won...

30th January 2009 2:02



Chart-toppers White Lies Upgrade Tour Dates

After their debut album hit the number one spot, White Lies have announced upgrades to their upcoming headline tour.Tickets for the May shows went on...

30th January 2009 4:02



Collins Pays Tribute To Martyn

Former GENESIS star PHIL COLLINS has paid tribute to singer-songwriter JOHN MARTYN, who died on Thursday (29Jan09). Martyn, who released 20 studio...

30th January 2009 7:30



Winehouse's Home Is Burgled

Singer AMY WINEHOUSE's London home has been targeted by thieves while she is on holiday in the Caribbean. The singer has been enjoying a sunshine...

30th January 2009 7:30



The Things They Say 10970

"I never did drugs or alcohol. I did get arrested for selling drugs, though - weed, crack. I was terrible at it." NOTORIOUS rapper/actor JAMAL...

30th January 2009 7:30



Sex Tape Gets Woolard Ready For Romance

Rapper/actor JAMAL 'GRAVY' WOOLARD has a saucy sex aid he uses to get in the mood for romantic moments - an adult video he filmed with his wife last...

30th January 2009 7:30



Martin Goes Unrecognised

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN often goes about his business unrecognised - with many members of the public failing to spot his famous face. The...

30th January 2009 7:30



Knowles Sisters Make Essence Festival A Family Affair

BEYONCE will make the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana a family affair this summer (Jul09) - her sister SOLANGE will join her for the...

30th January 2009 7:30



Lennon's Sons To Perform Together?

The sons of late BEATLES legend JOHN LENNON are reportedly set to perform together for the first time at a United Nations concert in New York. Julian...

30th January 2009 7:30



The Things They Say 10971

"You can't have love and success. But that doesn't bother me because I don't want love, I want my music. I don't give a f**k about love. I'm married...

30th January 2009 7:30



Spacey Drops Star Production

KEVIN SPACEY has reportedly dropped plans to star in a West End production of A STAR IS BORN. The Hollywood actor was set to play the role of washed...

30th January 2009 7:30



Aniston & Mayer Split?

JENNIFER ANISTON and JOHN MAYER have reportedly ended their on/off relationship for good, after the rocker was allegedly spotted kissing another...

30th January 2009 7:30



The Things They Say 10973

I think that the media puts too harsh of a spotlight on women in general and I think its a bummer. Its bad for young women. I see it affecting...

30th January 2009 7:30



The Things They Say 10972

"With the internet you can fight back. The other day PEREZ HILTON wrote that I was a lazy ar*e and I should give up on my record. Today, my single is...

30th January 2009 7:30



Kardashian Splits From Boyfriend

Socialite KHLOE KARDASHIAN has parted ways with her basketball player boyfriend - just two days after denying they had split. The reality TV...

30th January 2009 7:30



Reno Approves Of Pal Sarkozy's Wife

Movie star JEAN RENO is a big fan of France's First Lady, former model CARLA BRUNI - because she's good for his homeland, and for his friend, leader...

30th January 2009 7:30



The Things They Say 10974

"It's definitely possible. I really hope it works out. It would be a really fantastic experience I'm sure." DAKOTA FANNING admits she's very keen to...

30th January 2009 7:30



Mills Voted 'Moodiest' Celebrity

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's ex-wife HEATHER MILLS has been voted Britain's "moodiest" celebrity in a new poll. The former glamour model came top of the...

30th January 2009 7:30



Fisher Gives Bad Buys To Buddies

It pays to be a friend of Aussie actress ISLA FISHER - because she's always buying clothes she'll never wear. The actress admits she's a terrible...

30th January 2009 7:30



Mitra Mad About Her Vampire Fangs

Movie vampire RHONA MITRA grew so fond of her fangs while making the new UNDERWORLD movie, she refused to take them out - and still carries them...

30th January 2009 7:30



The Things They Say 10976

"MICHELLE OBAMA wore buttercup boucle with bling collar. Diamante before noon? Tut, tut." JOAN COLLINS was not impressed with the First Lady's choice...

30th January 2009 7:30



The Things They Say 10975

"I don't think anybody would want them - not even if I gave them away for free. You'll have nightmares, my paintings will make you ill." PENELOPE...

30th January 2009 7:30





Wendy Cope Calls For Poet Laureate To Be Scrapped

Writer Wendy Cope has called for the contentious position of Poet Laureate to be abolished.Cope is one of the favourites to replace Andrew Motion,...

30th January 2009 10:14



Kung Fu Panda Director To Helm Live-action He-man Movie

John Stevenson, co-director of Kung Fu Panda, is to make his live-action debut with an adaptation of cartoon series Masters of the Universe.The 80s...

30th January 2009 10:58



Kasabian Supporting Local Venue

KASABIAN are supporting a local Leicester venue which has been threatened with closure.The Charlotte club is in their hometown and was where the band...

30th January 2009 11:41



Super Furry Animals Talk New Album

SUPER FURRY ANIMALS have been discussing their ninth studio album which will be released online in March.The as-yet-untitled album will be the band's...

30th January 2009 11:41



No Onstage Team-up For Lennon's Sons

JOHN LENNON's son JULIAN has blasted reports he is set to perform with his half-brother SEAN at a United Nations event in February (09). Fox News...

30th January 2009 12:15



Stagefright Drives Allen Back To Drink

British singer LILY ALLEN is back on the booze - because performing live is too nerve-racking without alcohol. The Smile hitmaker vowed to stop...

30th January 2009 12:15



50 Cent Takes A Swipe At Ross In New Track

50 CENT is hitting back at rival rapper RICK ROSS in a new song after the MC took aim at the IN DA CLUB hitmaker in a scathing track. Ross first hit...

30th January 2009 12:15



Houston Bans Sad Songs

WHITNEY HOUSTON is so happy, she has refused to record any sad songs for her comeback album, according to collaborator NE-YO. The singer hasn't...

30th January 2009 12:15



Hill: 'Hudson Perfect Choice To Sing Anthem'

Country star FAITH HILL has praised JENNIFER HUDSON for choosing the upcoming Super Bowl in Tampa, Florida for her first public appearance since her...

30th January 2009 12:15



Simpson Returns To The Stage After Media Taunts

JESSICA SIMPSON donned skin-tight leather trousers and blasted criticism of her weight gain during her first performance since the media mocked her...

30th January 2009 12:15



The Things They Say 10979

"Sorry there aren't many songs off my old album. I just think they're really juvenile." LILY ALLEN refused to play more than three songs from her...

30th January 2009 12:15



The Things They Say 10978

"There's something really special about seeing your girl with another girl." Soul singer BRIAN MCKNIGHT welcomes a little bisexuality in his...

30th January 2009 12:15



The Things They Say 10977

"I'm sometimes seen as boring because I don't take drugs of have affairs with celebrity women. If the paparazzi ever followed me, they'd catch me...

30th January 2009 12:15



Kooks Star Pritchard And The DØ To Record Album

THE KOOKS frontman LUKE PRITCHARD is teaming up with French band THE DØ to record an album of cover songs. Singer Pritchard kicked off his rock...

30th January 2009 12:15



Skinner Gig Left In The Dark After Power Cut

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER has blasted a British energy supplier after he was forced to scrap a London gig when the power failed. The British...

30th January 2009 12:15



Kooks Star Pritchard And The DØ To Record Album

THE KOOKS frontman LUKE PRITCHARD is teaming up with French band THE DØ to record an album of cover songs.Singer Pritchard kicked off his rock...

30th January 2009 12:15



Beckinsale's Family Tragedy

KATE BECKINSALE's childhood dreams of becoming a big sister were ruined by her father's untimely death. Richard Beckinsale, beloved star of classic...

30th January 2009 12:15



Hanks Sparked Winslet's Hunt For Mendes Collaboration

KATE WINSLET was desperate to work with her husband SAM MENDES on a movie project after TOM HANKS lavished praise on the filmmaker. Hanks worked with...

30th January 2009 12:15



Actress' Father Defends Indian Actors' Pay

The father of a young actress who appears in SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE has leapt to the defence of the film's makers - following criticism from fellow...

30th January 2009 12:15



The Things They Say 10980

"I'd love to work with my girlfriend's band THE LIKE. I love their stuff." Superproducer MARK RONSON is eyeing a collaboration with current lover...

30th January 2009 12:15



The Things They Say 10983

"This has been my profession and I have been paying the bills from it since I was 17, along with Hooters, The Gap and temping." Actress AMY ADAMS has...

30th January 2009 12:15



The Things They Say 10982

"Worked on the sketch I'm doing for SESAME STREET next month. They've let me write a song. I can't give too much away but I'm singing to Elmo. Can't...

30th January 2009 12:15



The Things They Say 10981

"He has a great lack of social veneer, and you see so little of that sometimes in places like L.A. He speaks only when he has something to say and is...

30th January 2009 12:15



Dicaprio's Girlfriend To Revive House Of Style

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO's model girlfriend BAR REFAELI has been tipped to front a revival of the U.S. TV series HOUSE OF STYLE. The popular show, which ran...

30th January 2009 12:15



Barkin To 'Seek Revenge With Tv Series'

ELLEN BARKIN's new TV series about an older woman wrapped up in a bitter divorce is based on her own split from her billionaire ex RON PERELMAN,...

30th January 2009 12:15



Shields Blasts 'Wallet Thief'

BROOKE SHIELDS has mocked the stage manager who was arrested after allegedly stealing $30,000 (£22,010) worth of designer goods from the set of...

30th January 2009 12:15



The Things They Say 10984

"ANGELINA and I are together because we can enhance each other. I'm with company I really, really love." BRAD PITT coos over his relationship with...

30th January 2009 12:15



Pearl Jam Star Backs Bathroom Law

PEARL JAM rocker MIKE MCCREADY is lending his star power to a new bill calling for emergency access to toilets for sufferers of Crohn's disease. The...

30th January 2009 16:06



New Kids Help Raise Charity Funds With Wahlberg Portrait

Reunited boyband NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK have sparked a bidding war online after putting a self portrait up for auction - all in the name of...

30th January 2009 16:06



Combs 'Devastated' Over Danity Kane Demise

Rap mogul SEAN COMBS is "devastated" following the break-up of his girl band DANITY KANE, according to former member DAWN RICHARD. The group, put...

30th January 2009 16:06



Madonna 'Wins Residency Battle'

MADONNA will take her children to the U.S. to live after reportedly winning a residency battle with ex-husband GUY RITCHIE. The singer has received...

30th January 2009 16:06



Actors' Union Ready To Reignite Studio Talks

The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) will resume talks with movie studio bosses next week (03Feb09) in a bid to end a dispute over royalty...

30th January 2009 16:06



The Things They Say 10986

"It's hard to call what I do work. I'm like the child who is allowed to play video games all day." NE-YO loves life as an R&B star.

30th January 2009 16:06



The Things They Say 10985

"Im not drinking any cheap stuff now - only expensive wine will do this time. Ive gone upmarket. LILY ALLEN now has expensive taste in alcohol.

30th January 2009 16:06



Fascinating Fact 6739

BOB DYLAN and will.i.am are to appear together in an advert for soft drinks giant Pepsi, which will air during ad breaks at the upcoming Super Bowl...

30th January 2009 16:06



Rhymes Parted Ways With Iovine After 'Mutual' Agreement

BUSTA RHYMES has cleared up rumours surrounding his departure from Interscope Records, explaining he parted ways with the label after a "mutual...

30th January 2009 16:06



Celebrity Doctor Sentenced In Insurance Fraud Case

The celebrity fertility doctor who treated singer CELINE DION and actress LIV ULLMAN has been sentenced to probation for failing to repay nearly $3.2...

30th January 2009 16:06



The Things They Say 10988

"There is something unnatural about marriage. These two people are not going to be the same two people in a few years." Twice-wed DUSTIN HOFFMAN is...

30th January 2009 16:06



The Things They Say 10987

"I always wake up angry." Spanish beauty PENELOPE CRUZ isn't a fan of her homeland's tradition of taking an afternoon siesta.

30th January 2009 16:06



Theatre Producer Somlyo Dies

American theatre producer ROY A. SOMLYO has died, aged 83. Somlyo passed away on Thursday (29Jan09) in Manhattan after losing his battle with cancer,...

30th January 2009 16:06



Mcelhone Is New Neutrogena Spokesmodel

CALIFORNICATION actress NATASCHA MCELHONE has been unveiled as the new spokesmodel for beauty treatment company Neutrogena. The British star admits...

30th January 2009 16:06



Blunt & Segel Tapped For Gulliver Roles

EMILY BLUNT and JASON SEGEL have been tapped to join funnyman JACK BLACK in a new movie version of fictional adventure book GULLIVER'S TRAVELS. The...

30th January 2009 16:06



Sevigny Takes Aim At New York Sock Man

Actress CHLOE SEVIGNY has launched a verbal attack on a grumpy New York retailer, comparing him to the SOUP NAZI in hit TV comedy SEINFELD. Marty...

30th January 2009 16:06



The Things They Say 10989

"I've been asked to go on BIG BROTHER a million times but it's so lame." PARIS HILTON has refused to sign up for a celebrity version of the reality...

30th January 2009 16:06



Fascinating Fact 6740

AMY ADAMS taught fellow actress MERYL STREEP to knit while they worked on new movie DOUBT.

30th January 2009 16:06



Fox To Continue Narnia Saga After Disney Departure

The Chronicles of Narnia will continue in cinemas after 20th Century Fox signed up to produce the third film, Voyage of the Dawn Treader.Disney had...

30th January 2009 16:15



Presenter Bill Oddie To Quit Bbc Show Springwatch

Wildfire presenter Bill Oddie has left BBC nature programme Springwatch, it has been announced.Oddie has presented the nightly show for the last four...

30th January 2009 16:26



Idol Give Fox Rare Thursday Win

A Thursday edition of American Idol gave Fox a rare Thursday ratings victory. Although "only" 24.7 million viewers tuned in -- low by Idol standards...

30th January 2009 18:52



Abc Cuts Hundreds Of Employees

Long expected retrenchments at ABC were announced Thursday, but they were not so severe as many analysts had forecast. But some reports suggested...

30th January 2009 18:52



Natpe Speakers Bleak Future For Tv

A bleak future for broadcast television stations is being projected at the National Association of Television Program Executives conference in Las...

30th January 2009 18:52



Actors To Get Cut Of Youtube Posts

In a possible deal that could put television and film stars in made-for-the-web productions, the William Morris talent agency reportedly is in talks...

30th January 2009 18:52



House To Vote Anew On Digital Transition

The White House is putting its weight behind a new bill aimed at delaying the mandated February 17 switchover to digital television. Like the...

30th January 2009 19:03



Sony Reports 95-Percent Plunge.

With Sony Bravia television sets piling up at distribution warehouses, the yen rising against the dollar, and the lack of Spider-Man on its movie...

30th January 2009 19:03



Movies To Be Sidelined By Super Bowl

Movie theaters will be competing against the Super Bowl this weekend, without a big female-oriented film premiering on their marquees -- an unusual...

30th January 2009 19:03



Movie Reviews Taken

Before Taken faces the Super Bowl, it is facing critics -- for an equally brutal encounter. Produced and co-written by France's Luc Besson and...

30th January 2009 19:03



Winehouse's Prized Guitar Saved From Burglary

AMY WINEHOUSE is not too tearful about the burglary at her London home - because she has her most prized possession, a special guitar, with her on...

30th January 2009 19:06



Wayne Settles Suit Over His Use Of Rolling Stones Song

Rap superstar LIL WAYNE has settled a legal battle over his use of a ROLLING STONES sample in a song on his latest album. Executives at record...

30th January 2009 19:06



Mccartney To Headline U.s. Music Festival

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY will make his first-ever U.S. music festival appearance headlining this year's (09) Coachella. The former Beatle has received top...

30th January 2009 19:06



The Things They Say 10990

"We got smartly dressed and took ourselves off to our local Barclays (bank) and asked for a loan. 'Jeff', who happened to be a music aficionado, gave...

30th January 2009 19:06



Wonder Pushes For More Blind-friendly Technology

Blind soul legend STEVIE WONDER is calling on technology firms to make gadgets more accessible for people with sight disabilities. The Superstition...

30th January 2009 19:06



Timberlake To Expand His Restaurant Empire

Pop star-turned-restaurateur JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is expanding his eaterie empire with a second New York City hotspot. The Tennessee-born singer opened...

30th January 2009 19:06



Fascinating Fact 6741

Former GUNS N' ROSES guitarist SLASH is to be immortalised in plastic - he's getting his own action figure. The doll will be based on his character...

30th January 2009 19:06



The Things They Say 10991

"I think guys have always spoken about bitches and hoes. Women like sex and enjoy talking about it too. LILY ALLEN wants female freedom of...

30th January 2009 19:06



Pinto Gives American Audiences Bollywood Treat

Indian actress FREIDA PINTO gave American TV viewers a treat on Wednesday (28Jan09) when she danced across a talk show stage in an impromptu...

30th January 2009 19:06



New He-man Movie Heading To The Big Screen

Cartoon hero HE-MAN is to be brought to life on the big screen in a new movie. Warner Bros has joined forces with action filmmaker Joel Silver and...

30th January 2009 19:06



Polanski Builds Fake U.s. And U.k. Sets In Germany

Fugitive filmmaker ROMAN POLANSKI has found a cunning way to shoot his new movie in the U.S. and U.K. without landing in jail - he is building giant...

30th January 2009 19:06



Acclaimed Writer Sardana Dies

Emmy Award winning TV writer SHARAT SARDANA has died at the age of 40. British-born Sardana collapsed at his fathers home on Friday (23Jan09) after...

30th January 2009 19:06



The Things They Say 10993

"I throw the best parties after HUGH HEFNER. Last time I threw a party he came with five of his girlfriends. Everyone gets a go at pole dancing and...

30th January 2009 19:06



The Things They Say 10992

"I'm doing sit-ups every day so that I could maybe look like HELEN MIRREN in a bikini." RENEE ZELLWEGER is aspiring to emulate the 63-year-old star's...

30th January 2009 19:06



Fishburne Tips Wife For Csi Role

New CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION star LAURENCE FISHBURNE has tipped his actress wife GINA TORRES to join him on the U.S. TV drama - five years...

30th January 2009 19:06



Movie Reviews The Uninvited

It's not often that a horror film attracts anything but derision from critics, but The Uninvited is actually receiving some quite decent reviews. "I...

30th January 2009 19:13



Movie Reviews New In Town

Releasing a film in January is usually a sign that the studio doesn't have much hope for it. Releasing it on Super Bowl weekend is usually a sign of...

30th January 2009 19:13


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