16th April 2009

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In The Loop: Politicians Forced To Do The Wrong Thing

British politicians find their good intentions crippled while in government, actor Tom Hollander has claimed.In upcoming political comedy In the...

16th April 2009 0:13



Paula Jones Fired From Apprentice After Soap Failure

Paula Jones has become the latest contestant fired from The Apprentice after a costing mistake on a cosmetics task.The human resources consultant got...

16th April 2009 0:35



Iglesias Learned Charm Offensive From Dad

Singer ENRIQUE IGLESIAS was destined to become a heart-throb - his lothario dad JULIO taught him how to charm fans. The Hero hitmaker is always happy...

16th April 2009 1:35



Plies Welcomes Brother Home From Jail

Hip-hop star PLIES has vowed to use his music to expose the injustices of the American penile system following his brother's release from jail. Plies...

16th April 2009 1:35



Jerkins To Play Judge For Diddy

Top producer RODNEY JERKINS has signed on to judge SEAN COMBS' new reality TV talent show. The hitmaker behind tunes by Janet and Michael Jackson...

16th April 2009 1:35



Carmen Sentenced To Jail

A judge has ruled pop star ERIC CARMEN must serve time in prison after he was caught driving under the influence in September (08). The Hungry Eyes...

16th April 2009 1:35



Lohan Was A Joy To Work With In Online Skit

The man behind LINDSAY LOHAN's hilarious online love hunt insists the actress was a joy to work with - and she came to him with the idea of...

16th April 2009 1:35



Hogan Moves To Clarify O.j. Comments As Wife Takes Aim

Former wrestler HULK HOGAN has been quick to clarify comments he made in a new Rolling Stone magazine interview after causing a stir with his...

16th April 2009 1:35



The Things They Say 11909

"I'm a germ-phobe (sic) when I meet a lot of people or shake a lot of hands. I always have hand sanitizer and alcohol swabs, so I can sort of go...

16th April 2009 1:35



Tisdale And Ex Are Still Friends

Singer JARED MURILLO remains close friends with actress ASHLEY TISDALE following their break-up, according to the boy band star's dad. The High...

16th April 2009 1:35



Fascinating Fact 7179

Guess co-founder GEORGES MARCIANO is set to challenge ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER as the Governor of California. The fashion boss has entered his name in...

16th April 2009 1:35



Fascinating Fact 7178

HUGH JACKMAN has shot a new Got Milk? ad for the American Dairy Council - as his movie superhero WOLVERINE. The actor sports a 'milk moustache' on...

16th April 2009 1:35



Chenoweth Pleads With Media To Drop 'Adopted' Title

Actress/singer KRISTIN CHENOWETH wants the media to stop distinguishing between celebrities' adopted and biological children. The 40-year-old Emmy...

16th April 2009 1:35



Efron Upset By Airport Tumble

ZAC EFRON has apologised to the airport security guard he fell on while trying to escape the paparazzi on Tuesday (14Apr09). The movie hunk was...

16th April 2009 1:35



No Lavish Second Wedding For Hayek

SALMA HAYEK has fired back at reports she's planning a second $2 million (£1.3 million) wedding, insisting it's "ridiculous" to think she'd spend...

16th April 2009 1:35



Walsh's Bid To Block Alimony Payments

Actress KATE WALSH has launched a new battle with estranged husband ALEX YOUNG, in a bid to avoid paying him alimony. The couple split last year (08)...

16th April 2009 1:35



The Things They Say 11910

"I'm scared to death. I just hope my reaction fits into the story. If it's uncontrollable screaming it might be a different type of movie." HALLE...

16th April 2009 1:35



Fascinating Fact 7180

U.S. HARRY POTTER fans won't have to wait quite so long for the boy wizard's magical new film - HARRY POTTER & THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE will hit...

16th April 2009 1:35



Winehouse And Snoop Dogg's Music Delayed

AMY WINEHOUSE and SNOOP DOGG were held up during a recording session last year (08) - after the pair reportedly became too high to perform. The...

16th April 2009 7:10



Moore: 'I Was A Pop Puppet'

MANDY MOORE cringes when she hears her early music - because at the beginning of her career she was only allowed to record tracks authorised by music...

16th April 2009 7:10



Sir Mix-a-lot Criticised For Fast Food Ad

SIR MIX-A-LOT has come under fire from a children's advocacy group for his new Burger King commercial, in which he spoofs the kids' show SPONGEBOB...

16th April 2009 7:10



Brown's Estate Sued By Former Publicist

JAMES BROWN's former publicist is suing the late singer's estate, demanding control of a charitable trust. Jacque Hollander maintains she should be...

16th April 2009 7:10



Barrymore And Long Together Again?

DREW BARRYMORE has sparked rumours of a reconciliation with on/off boyfriend JUSTIN LONG after the pair was spotted embracing at the premiere of her...

16th April 2009 7:10



Holmes' Brother-in-law Dies - Report

Actress KATIE HOLMES is in mourning following the tragic death of her brother-in-law, according to a new report. Joseph Jeffrey Fretti, the husband...

16th April 2009 7:10



Fascinating Fact 7182

JASON MRAZ will be handed the Hal David Starlight Award at the Songwriters Hall of Fames 40th Anniversary Gala on 18 June (09) in New York. Hell...

16th April 2009 7:10



Fascinating Fact 7181

British pop duo THE TING TINGS are planning to record with all-female saxophone ensemble THE PSYCHO HORNS for their forthcoming album.

16th April 2009 7:10



Kid Cudi Signs Deal With Motown

KID CUDI has signed a record deal with Universal Motown - just one month after he contemplated retiring from the hip-hop industry altogether. Last...

16th April 2009 7:10



Fascinating Fact 7184

Actress ZOOEY DESCHANEL has filmed a new TV ad for America's cotton producers. The Yes Man star also provides the soundtrack to the quirky...

16th April 2009 7:10



Fascinating Fact 7183

Former DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN is developing a lingerie line.

16th April 2009 7:10



Smart Still Pole Dancing After Crank

Actress AMY SMART had such fun preparing to play a pole dancer in CRANK sequel HIGH VOLTAGE, she has pledged to keep up her striptease lessons for...

16th April 2009 7:10



Garrett Comes Under Fire For 'Racial Slurs'

The leader of an Arab Anti-Discrimination group has offered to educate BRAD GARRETT on different cultures after the actor allegedly made "racial...

16th April 2009 7:10



Foxx Swears Off Flying With Celebrities After Diddy Thrillride

Actor JAMIE FOXX has vowed never to board a plane with another celebrity after a near-death experience with pal SEAN COMBS last year (08). The Ray...

16th April 2009 7:10



Broadcaster Sir Clement Freud Dies Aged 84

Former Liberal member of parliament Clement Freud has died at the age of 84, his family have announced.The broadcaster died at his London home on...

16th April 2009 9:32



Sean Combs To Star In Russell Brand Movie

SEAN COMBS is set to star alongside RUSSELL BRAND in a forthcoming movie, it has been revealed. The rapper, who has recorded music under the names...

16th April 2009 9:32



Kasabian And Enemy Named In Full Camden Crawl Line Up

The Enemy, Madness and Kasabian have been revealed as the final headlining acts of the 2009 Camden Crawl.The two-day event takes in a host of venues...

16th April 2009 10:05



Rossdale's Mum Loves The Paparazzi

GAVIN ROSSDALE's mum is delighted her son and his kids with GWEN STEFANI are photographed so often - as she can keep up to date with news on her...

16th April 2009 12:00



Venom Drummer Quits

British rockers VENOM are searching for a new drummer after ANTONY 'ANTTON' LANT quit the group. The percussionist has announced his departure from...

16th April 2009 12:00



Adele Lands Ugly Role

British singer ADELE is to make her acting debut with a cameo role in U.S. TV show UGLY BETTY. The Grammy Award winner will reportedly follow in the...

16th April 2009 12:00



Roxette To Reform

Swedish pop duo ROXETTE are in negotiations to stage a comeback - five years after the band last worked together. The Listen To Your Heart hitmakers...

16th April 2009 12:00



Efron Dismisses Engagement Speculation

Actor ZAC EFRON has laughed off reports he's set to wed girlfriend VANESSA HUDGENS - insisting he's not getting married until he is in his...

16th April 2009 12:00



Kitaen Settles Lawsuit With Ex

Actress TAWNY KITAEN has settled a lawsuit with her ex-boyfriend after accusing him of cheating her out of $3 million (£2.07 million) in assets...

16th April 2009 12:00



Biel's Father Fuels Timberlake Marriage Rumours

JESSICA BIEL's father has no idea whether his daughter is engaged to pop star JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE - but he "wouldn't be surprised" if they walk down...

16th April 2009 12:00



Walsh Hits Back At Talent Agency Lawsuit

PRIVATE PRACTICE star KATE WALSH has stepped up her legal battle with a U.S. talent agency, filing papers accusing her former representatives of...

16th April 2009 12:00



The Things They Say 11911

"I suppose you are wondering why we called him KITT? Well - I can tell you now it wasnt after the car in KNIGHT RIDER!" SOPHIE ELLIS-BEXTOR on the...

16th April 2009 12:00



Streets Give Away Music On Twitter

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER is making the most of the current social networking craze - by giving away new music via the Twitter.com website. The...

16th April 2009 12:00



Harold Returns To Housewives

Actor GALE HAROLD has returned to the set of DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES for the first time since a serious motorcycle accident left him fighting for his...

16th April 2009 12:00



The Things They Say 11912

"She has a beautiful boyfriend. He's a great guy, but they are not engaged." Entrepreneur DONALD TRUMP insists his daughter IVANKA has no plans to...

16th April 2009 12:00



Bai Ling Finds Love

Actress BAI LING has found love with a young entrepreneur. The 42-year-old star, who once dated Chris Isaak, has been romantically linked with Nick...

16th April 2009 12:00



Ferrell Survives Wilderness Adventure Show

Funnyman WILL FERRELL is a survivor after signing up to appear alongside British adventurer BEAR GRYLLS in an upcoming episode of his MAN VS. WILD...

16th April 2009 12:00



Stewart Rants At Theatre-goer

British thespian PATRICK STEWART upset fans following a theatre performance in Scotland by launching a foul-mouthed tirade at a man who allegedly...

16th April 2009 12:00



The Things They Say 11913

"BARBARA has been a friend of mine for a long time. We went to HOWARD STERN's wedding. She approached me and said very nice things, and I said very...

16th April 2009 12:00



Fascinating Fact 7185

Celebrities including MISCHA BARTON and KATE MOSS's boyfriend JAMIE HINCE have donated stuffed animals as props to be used in an upcoming London...

16th April 2009 12:00



Homecoming Festival Cancelled, Council Blamed

The Homecoming Festival which was set to take place in Scotland at Irvine Beach Park on May 2nd and 3rd has been cancelled. Acts including REVEREND...

16th April 2009 16:05



Chef Jailed For Wrecking Kay's Car

A British chef has been jailed for smashing up JAMIROQUAI frontman JAY KAY's prized $1.49 million (£1 million) sports car. Aaron Billington, 21,...

16th April 2009 16:10



Harris Lied About Losing Album

British singer-songwriter CALVIN HARRIS lied about losing the only copy of his new album at a London airport last summer (09) - because he'd missed a...

16th April 2009 16:10



Nate Dogg's Stalking Charge Dropped

Hip-hop star NATE DOGG will no longer face charges for allegedly stalking his estranged wife - because his spouse has failed to contact California...

16th April 2009 16:10



Clarkson Family Praise Spector Guilty Verdict

The family of the actress murdered by PHIL SPECTOR have praised his conviction in an emotional statement. The music producer was jailed on Monday...

16th April 2009 16:10



Allen Fires Back At Clothing Bosses Over Soon-yi

WOODY ALLEN has fired back at bosses of an American clothing company, insisting they've engaged in a "despicable effort to intimidate" him by...

16th April 2009 16:10



Simpson's Swimwear Gets Miss USA Boost

Singer JESSICA SIMPSON's swimwear line is getting a boost from DONALD TRUMP - her bikinis will be worn by the business mogul's Miss USA beauty...

16th April 2009 16:10



Former Idol Contestant Sierra Has Media Ban Lifted

Troubled former AMERICAN IDOL finalist JESSICA SIERRA has had a ban forcing her to stay away from the media lifted by a Florida judge. In January...

16th April 2009 16:10



Sir Clement Freud Dies

British writer, broadcaster and former politician SIR CLEMENT FREUD has died at the age of 84. Freud, whose grandfather was legendary psychiatrist...

16th April 2009 16:10



Goldberg Books Second Flight In Decade

New York-based comedienne WHOOPI GOLDBERG is continuing to fight her crippling fear of flying head-on - she's boarding her second flight in a decade...

16th April 2009 16:10



Slumdog Filmmakers Set Up Children's Aid In India

British director DANNY BOYLE and the producers of his Oscar-winning movie SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE have donated $745,000 (£500,000) to kick-start a...

16th April 2009 16:10



Harnett Blames Third World Water For Stomach Disorder

Actor JOSH HARTNETT only has himself to blame for his recent hospitalisation for stomach pains - because he ignored advice against drinking...

16th April 2009 16:10



The Things They Say 11915

"I've personally experienced some dishonest reporting and scandal and rumour-mongering but I have real appreciation for how important good...

16th April 2009 16:11



French Writer Druon Dies

Award-winning French writer MAURICE DRUON has died, aged 90. Druon, who co-wrote one of France's most patriotic anthems during World War II, died on...

16th April 2009 16:11



The Things They Say 11914

"I just remember kids pummelling me on the school yard. I don't mean to sound like I feel sorry for myself... I remember wearing these space garbage...

16th April 2009 16:11



Fascinating Fact 7186

Former THE COSBY SHOW actress KESHIA KNIGHT PULLIAM has landed her own reality TV show with U.S. cable network Oxygen. The planned programme, which...

16th April 2009 16:11



The Things They Say 11916

"ROSIE's an animal, you know, who has failed at almost everything she's ever done." DONALD TRUMP doesn't have any kind words for U.S. TV presenter...

16th April 2009 16:11



Will Ferrell And Bear Grylls Versus Wild In New Show

Comedian Will Ferrell will join adventurer Bear Grylls for a new episode of the Discovery Channel's Man vs Wild.The Anchorman star joined the Born...

16th April 2009 16:27







British Spinster Becomes Instant Star

In what appeared to be the fastest-spreading viral video ever, a clip from Britain's Got Talent featuring the electrifying performance of Susan...

16th April 2009 18:51



Judges "Save" Idol Contestant

Some 23.49 million viewers tuned in to the "results" episode of Fox's American Idol Wednesday night that saw the judges use their once-a-season...

16th April 2009 18:51



News Shows Replacing Syndicated Fare

Even while they are issuing pink slips and otherwise cutting costs at their news units, many TV stations around the country are expanding their news...

16th April 2009 18:51



Phone Home To Program Your Dvr

DirecTV said Wednesday that a new iPhone "app" that allows users to program their digital video recorders remotely up to two weeks in advance has...

16th April 2009 18:51



Zell "I Made A Mistake" Buying Tribune

Tribune Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Sam Zell has admitted that he made a mistake when he bought the company in a highly leveraged $8.2-billion...

16th April 2009 19:01



Business Booms At Box Office

With analysts predicting that box-office records will be shattered for April, investors have been buying stocks in movie-theater chains --...

16th April 2009 19:01



Slumdog Moviemakers Repay Indian Slums

Responding to criticism that they exploited slum dwellers in their Oscar-winning movie Slumdog Millionaire , the makers of the film said today...

16th April 2009 19:01



Bluetooth Replacing Movie Posters In Belgium

Predicting that it will one day replace movie posters in theaters, the Belgian theater chain Utopolis said today (Thursday) that a communications...

16th April 2009 19:01



Defendant Intends To Attack Woody's Personal Life

Woody Allen has accused lawyers for American Apparel of launching a "scorched earth" defense against his $10-million lawsuit against the clothing...

16th April 2009 19:11



Netflix On The Move, But Is It Overpriced?

Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter predicted Wednesday that business will boom for online video renter Netflix. In a note to clients, Pachter...

16th April 2009 19:11



Spears' Ex Faces Suit Over Alleged Hit And Run

The process server BRITNEY SPEARS' ex-boyfriend ADNAN GHALIB is accused of running down with his car has filed a lawsuit against the photographer. In...

16th April 2009 19:16



Lady Gaga Still Pulling Her Poker Face In Europe

Rockers DEPECHE MODE have failed to knock LADY GAGA from the top of the European singles chart - POKER FACE is still the continent's most popular...

16th April 2009 19:16



Ice-t On Hunt For Twitter Impostor

Rapper-turned-actor ICE-T is hunting for an internet user posing as him on social networking website Twitter.com - insisting he'd never write the...

16th April 2009 19:16



Xzibit's Tax Debts Leaked Online

Rapper/actor XZIBIT owes more than $500,000 (£335,570) in unpaid taxes, according to new documents leaked online. The Hey Now star, real name Alvin...

16th April 2009 19:16



Eminem's Brother Charged With Dui

Rapper EMINEM's little brother has been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in his home state of Michigan. Nathan Mathers, who raps as...

16th April 2009 19:16



The Things They Say 11918

"The young MICHAEL JACKSON, not the one now. The one now I still like too, but it's a different thing... it's cool. But in '84, the Victory Tour......

16th April 2009 19:16



The Things They Say 11917

"A guy, he knows he's gonna feel the affects of gravity real quick, he's gonna catch a bad one (be punched). But a girl, she just smiles at you,...

16th April 2009 19:16



Fantasia Lands Reality Tv Show

AMERICAN IDOL champ FANTASIA BARRINO is returning to the small screen - she's landed her own reality TV show. Barrino - who won the singing...

16th April 2009 19:16



Folds Releases Choir Covers Album

American singer-songwriter BEN FOLDS is releasing an album of his tracks performed by U.S. university choirs. Folds came up with the idea after...

16th April 2009 19:16



Efron & Hudgens Warn Fans Over Fake Internet Blogs

ZAC EFRON and his girlfriend VANESSA HUDGENS have warned their fans to be wary of fake bloggers posing as celebrities on the internet. The High...

16th April 2009 19:16



Hudson Not Heading To 90210

Hollywood actress KATE HUDSON has shot down reports she will make a guest appearance on the new BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 spin-off. The Bride Wars star,...

16th April 2009 19:16



Barrymore Thanks Heroic Police Officer For Stopping Car Chase

DREW BARRYMORE is smitten with a New York City police officer - after he rescued the star from a car chase with a group of overzealous male fans. The...

16th April 2009 19:16



Whitaker And Glover Feted As Nigerian Chiefs

Hollywood stars FOREST WHITAKER and DANNY GLOVER have been made African chiefs by a Nigerian tribe after its leaders discovered the actors descended...

16th April 2009 19:16



The Things They Say 11919

"When I met with the psychiatrist, I asked him very foolishly, 'Can I catch schizophrenia?' He's like, 'No, you can't catch schizophrenia.'" Actor...

16th April 2009 19:16



Fox Sets Her Sights On Efron

VIVICA A. FOX has set her sights on a new younger lover - teen heartthrob ZAC EFRON. The 44-year-old actress is the host of new U.S. reality TV show...

16th April 2009 19:16



Mckenzie Constantly Mistaken For L.a. Cop

BEN MCKENZIE is constantly reassuring fans he hasn't given up on his acting career - after they confuse him for a real police officer on the set of...

16th April 2009 19:16



Simpson & Spears, The New Laverne & Shirley?

JESSICA SIMPSON is trying to persuade BRITNEY SPEARS to join her for a new TV sitcom, according to U.S. reports. The Dukes of Hazzard star has...

16th April 2009 22:01



Fascinating Fact 7187

Pop star MIKA got his free show in Hollywood off to a naughty start on Wednesday (15Apr09) when his support act stripped for the packed house at the...

16th April 2009 22:01



Williams Elected Ascap Boss

PAUL WILLIAMS, the Oscar winning composer behind standards like WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN and AN OLD FASHIONED LOVE SONG, is to replace MARILYN BERGMAN...

16th April 2009 22:01



Poco Plan Celebration At Stagecoach Festival

The original line-up of rock act POCO are to reunite at country music festival Stagecoach in California next week (26Apr09). And they'll be joined by...

16th April 2009 22:01



Rapper Plies Developing Reality Show

Rapper PLIES is set to become the next hip-hop reality show star after pitching a new TV idea to network executives. The Bust It Baby star, real name...

16th April 2009 22:01



Prog Rock Heaven As Yes & Asia Plan Joint Tour

Progressive rock supergroups YES and ASIA are teaming up to tour North America this summer (09). Steve Howe, who plays guitar in both groups, will...

16th April 2009 22:01



Springsteen-linked Divorce Battle Upsets Kids

The 12-year-old daughter of BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's alleged mistress discovered her mother had reportedly been dancing in the dark with The Boss on an...

16th April 2009 22:01



Hurt Responds To Matlin Abuse Allegations

Movie star WILLIAM HURT has issued a public apology to his former lover and co-star MARLEE MATLIN, who has accused him of physical abuse during their...

16th April 2009 22:01



Twilight Star Gigandet A Dad

TWILIGHT star CAM GIGANDET is a first-time dad - his actress girlfriend Dominique Geisendorff gave birth to baby girl on Tuesday (14Apr09). Gigandet,...

16th April 2009 22:01



Fascinating Fact 7188

MADONNA will reunite with top photographer STEVEN MEISEL to shoot ads for French fashion house Louis Vuitton's autumn (09) campaign.

16th April 2009 22:01



Hannah Montana Scores Six Hits On The U.s. Chart

Fictional pop star HANNAH MONTANA has stormed the U.S. pop charts with six songs from her new movie soundtrack. The teen pop sensation, aka Miley...

16th April 2009 22:01



Efron Floods Garden Fixing Water Sprinkler

ZAC EFRON has been forced to call in a plumber to fix a broken sprinkler at his new Hollywood home, after the actor's attempts to correct the problem...

16th April 2009 22:01



Guitar Hero Gives Applegate Two-week Headache

ANCHORMAN star CHRISTINA APPLEGATE's love for videogame Guitar Hero left her with a severe two-week headache. The actress, who is dating rock star...

16th April 2009 22:01



Jackman Jumps Off London Building For Charity

X-MEN star HUGH JACKMAN turned real-life superhero on Thursday (16Apr09), when he abseiled off a London newspaper building for charity. The actor,...

16th April 2009 22:01



Lange Feels 'Stupid' About Porch Fall

Movie star JESSICA LANGE is fighting through the pain as she promotes new TV movie GREY GARDENS in America - after a horrific fall at her home in...

16th April 2009 22:01



The Things They Say 11921

"I've never been a great fan of birthdays. I remember even as a little kid, they made me uncomfortable." JESSICA LANGE is not looking forward to her...

16th April 2009 22:01



Fascinating Fact 7189

The fit stars of the new STAR TREK movie will grace the upcoming covers of sister American magazines Women's Health and Men's Health - ZOE SALDANA...

16th April 2009 22:01



The Things They Say 11920

"I went to PERRY FARRELL's birthday party in Las Vegas at the weekend... It was at the Mirage, at this thing called the Bare Pool... It's clothing...

16th April 2009 22:01


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