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Leonardo Dicaprio Leads The Purchase Of Dorothy's Ruby Slippers For Academy Museum

22nd February 2012

The Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences have acquired a pair of the ruby red slippers worn by Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz, thanks to the help of Leonardo Dicaprio. The Titanic actor...

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Dicaprio Helps Academy Museum Bosses Buy Garland's Ruby Slippers

22nd February 2012

Judy Garland's ruby slippers from The Wizard Of Oz have a new home at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, thanks to Leonardo DiCaprio.The iconic shoes were sold at auction by collector Debbie Reynolds last...

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Lady Gaga Unveils 110 Date 'Born This Way Ball' Tour

9th February 2012

Lady Gaga has unveiled the first details of her Born This Way Ball Tour - a trek around Southeast Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and North America that will take in some 110 venues. Live...

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Belated Hall Of Fame Induction For Smokey Robinson's Miracles

9th February 2012

This year, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is making amendments for past oversights, in which several backing bands of first generation rock and roll stars (such as Buddy Holly) were not inducted into...

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Ja Rule Earns High School Diploma Behind Bars

2nd February 2012

Incarcerated rapper Ja Rule has made good use of his time behind bars in New York - he's earned his high school diploma.The Always On Time hitmaker, real name Jeffrey Atkins, began serving a two-year...

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Beyonce Set For Hometown Monument

30th January 2012

Pop star Beyonce looks set looks to be honoured with a monument in her hometown of Houston, Texas.Developers at Armdeonce Ventures are designing a statue which will highlight the singer's life and showcase memorabilia from...

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Anjelica Huston Upset By Super Bowl Ape Ad

29th January 2012

Actress Anjelica Huston has blasted the bosses of a job-hunting website for opting to use real chimpanzees in their upcoming big-budget Super Bowl commercial.The Witches star sent chiefs multiple copies of her Peta video...

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Justin Bieber Provides Twitter Voice For Organ Donors

26th January 2012

Justin Bieber has helped one fan's campaign to boost Organ Donor registrations in Ontario. The Belieber sent Justin a message via Twitter, saying "Hey justinbieber! I Belieb you should use that Canadian voice of yours...

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Usher Concerts Cancelled

24th January 2012

Two Usher concerts in South Africa have been cancelled due to "unavoidable scheduling and logistical challenges".The R&B singer was due to perform at both the Cape Town and Durban legs of the Hansa Festival of...

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Is Swizz Beatz Linked To Megaupload?

20th January 2012

Mystery still surrounds the apparent link between the music producer Swizz Beatz and the Fbi shutdown of the alleged file-sharing website Megaupload. Swizz Beatz, whose real name is Kasseem Dean and is the husband of...

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Swizz Beatz Linked To Megaupload Shutdown

20th January 2012

Popular file-sharing website Megaupload was shut down on Thursday (19 January, 2012) with all eyes on hip-hop producer Swizz Beatz, who was said to be in talks about becoming the company's Ceo, according to the...

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Steve Jobs Doll Pulled After Apple Lawsuit Threat

17th January 2012

A Steve Jobs doll has been pulled from production after complaints from the late former Apple Ceo's family and representatives of the company where he made his name. The doll had been made by In...

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Oscars Set To Move From Hollywood To Downtown L.a.?

12th January 2012

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences, the organisation behind the annual Oscars, is considering moving the home of the awards ceremony, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times. The ceremonies are...

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Sports Star Sarah Burke In Coma

11th January 2012

Skiing champion Sarah Burke has fallen into a coma after suffering an accident on the slopes in Park City, Utah.The athlete was completing a training run at the Park City Mountain Resort on Tuesday (10Jan12)...

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Gibson To Compete For Celebrity Apprentice Cash To Help India's Poor

4th January 2012

Eighties pop sensation Debbie Gibson has signed up for the fifth season of U.S. reality TV show The Celebrity Apprentice so she can raise cash for desperate Indian children.The Shake Your Love singer will face...

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Promoter Kidnapped In Angola After Nas' New Year's Eve No-show

3rd January 2012

Concert promoter Patrick Allocco has been kidnapped in Angola after rapper Nas failed to stage a show there on New Year's Eve (31Dec11).Nas and his opening act Jemiah Jai were due to perform at a...

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X Factor Star Amaro Signed To L.a. Reid's Epic

3rd January 2012

The teenager who became the U.S. X Factor's first winner has signed her first deal.Melanie Amaro picked up a $5 million (Gbp3.1 million) cheque when she won the talent show last month (Dec11) and now...

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Myths And Rumours Of 2011

24th December 2011

Since the Internet came into existence, the world-wide-web has done many wonderful things for celebrities. Bands have found themselves with instant access to millions of potential money-spinning fans. Gone are the days of a thousand...

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Ryan Gosling, Bryan Adams And Deschanel Urging Mcdonald's To Buy Cage-free Eggs

20th December 2011

Animal-lovers Ryan Gosling, Bryan Adams, Zooey Deschanel and Alicia Silverstone are calling on MCDonald's bosses in the US to commit to buying free-range eggs after one of their suppliers was exposed for the mistreatment of...

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Madonna Signs Three-album Record Deal With Interscope

15th December 2011

Madonna will release her first album for five years in late March 2012 after signing a complex three-record deal with Interscope Records. In 2007, the Material Girl star agreed multi-faceted deal with Live Nation which...

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Biel's Brother Attacks Timberlake In Online Videos

14th December 2011

Jessica Biel's brother has taken aim at the actress' boyfriend Justin Timberlake in two sarcastic online videos, accusing the pop superstar of failing to promote his own liquor.The A-Team beauty's younger sibling - who, ironically,...

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Zac Efron Donates Clothes To Charity For Xmas

12th December 2011

Zac Efron has shown his charitable side this Christmas by giving away items of his clothing to charity; this isn't some short jaunt down to the local Oxfam for the 'High School Musical' star however;...

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Will Ferrell Stars In Beer Ads

9th December 2011

Will Ferrell signed up to star in adverts for an American beer because he's a "big fan" of the brew, according to the company's boss.The Blades of Glory actor is the unlikely face of the...

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Swizz Beatz Designs Special-edition Lotus

7th December 2011

Superproducer Swizz Beatz has unveiled a custom model for Lotus in his first project since he was appointed vice president of creative design at the luxury car company in August (11).The beatmaker, real name Kasseem...

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Ryan Gosling And Eva Mendes Looking Cosy In Paris

28th November 2011

Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes were spotted getting close in Paris on Saturday afternoon (26 November, 2011), visiting the cemetery Pere-Lachaise, where the actress has been shooting her new movie Holly Motors.According to the People...

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Rush Star Lends Name To Wine Scholarship

28th November 2011

Rush star Geddy Lee has had a wine scholarship created in his honour.The singer/bassist is a longtime board member for charitable foundation Grapes For Humanity, which supports learning at college, and bosses at the organisation...

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Britney Spears Becomes Most Followed On Google Plus

25th November 2011

Britney Spears has become the 'most followed' individual on social network site Google Plus, ousting the company's Ceo Larry Page. The superstar singer has accumulated 739,469 followers on the still-relatively young site, edging out Mr...

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Lady Gaga To Receive Charity Hero Award

22nd November 2011

Pop star Lady Gaga is to be honoured with the Trevor Project's Hero Award for her efforts championing gay rights.The singer, a vocal campaigner for equal rights, will be recognised for encouraging youth empowerment through...

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Michael Jackson's Unseen Tour Footage For Sale

14th November 2011

Never-before-seen concert footage of Michael Jackson is to go under the hammer in London later this month (Nov11).The King of Pop's former chauffeur is selling off the tape, which was recorded in Buenos Aires, Argentina...

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Chelsea Handler Splits With Andre Balazs

9th November 2011

Chelsea Handler looked to have found love again her split with long-time boyfriend and Ceo of the Comcast Entertainment Group Ted Harbert in January 2010. However the 36 year-old has now split up with current...

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