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Lee Takes Record Back From Rock

3rd October 2008

British funnyman LEE EVANS is to perform for 80,000 people in a sell-out run of shows - smashing the record set by CHRIS ROCK. Evans has sold out five-nights at London's 16,000-capacity O2 Arena this...

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The Things They Say 9672

29th September 2008

"The choice isn't Republican or Democrat. The choice is you got a guy that's worth $150 million, with 12 houses, against a guy who's worth a million dollars with one house. The guy with one...

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Rock 'Prepares For The Worst' At Every Gig

5th September 2008

Funnyman CHRIS ROCK is always prepared to be booed off stage at his stand-up gigs, because he knows his comedy career can't last forever. The Head of State actor recently returned to his stand-up roots...

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Brand Calls On Rock For Tips

3rd September 2008

Outrageous British funnyman RUSSELL BRAND has called on CHRIS ROCK to advise him prior to his MTV Video Music Awards hosting stint this weekend (07Sep08). Brand was a surprising choice to host the prizegiving, but...

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Washington Denies Wrecking Rock's Marriage

19th August 2008

RAY star KERRY WASHINGTON is laughing off reports she wrecked CHRIS ROCK's marriage, insisting the comedian and his wife are still very much together. The actress claims many people "bought the hype" when Washington played...

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Stars Pay Last Respects To Mac At Funeral

17th August 2008

Thousands of mourners, including actor SAMUEL L. JACKSON and comic CHRIS ROCK, gathered for the funeral of U.S. funnyman BERNIE MAC on Saturday (16Aug08). Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer and Reverend Jesse Jackson were among...

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Rock And Ice-cube Pay Tribute To Mac

11th August 2008

CHRIS ROCK and rapper ICE-CUBE have paid tribute to comedian BERNIE MAC who died on Saturday (09Aug08). MAC passed away after losing his battle with pneumonia at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. He was...

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Rock Stuns With Pub Gig

5th August 2008

Comedian CHRIS ROCK stunned a pub crowd in Australia on Friday night (01Aug08) by taking to the stage with a hilarious, foul-mouthed routine. Rock asked promoter Artie Lang to arrange the show at the Roxbury...

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Rock Duped Over Sex Case

8th June 2008

Funnyman CHRIS ROCK was accused of having underage sex with a girl - as a practical joke. The comedian - who is currently touring in South Africa - was duped by rumours he was about...

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Hoffman Humour Leaves Chat Show Host Feeling Awkward

6th June 2008

DUSTIN HOFFMAN turned a joke into an awkward moment on late night TV in America on Thursday night (05Jun08) when he repeated an ill-advised CHRIS ROCK joke. The Tootsie star was telling a gag about...

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Rock: 'South African Killings Down To Poverty'

4th June 2008

Comedian CHRIS ROCK has condemned reports blaming a wave of killings in South Africa on racist violence - insisting they are motivated by poverty. More than 60 people have been killed and 100,000 foreigners forced...

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Fascinating Fact 5358

26th May 2008

Comedian CHRIS ROCK has earned himself a place in the Guinness World Records after breaking the record for performing to the largest comedy audience in the U.K. on Friday (23May08). Rock's stand-up show at London's...

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Chris Rock Smashes Comedy Audience Record

24th May 2008

Comedian Chris Rock has broken British records for audience size after performing to 15,900 people at London's O2 Arena last night.The Bigger and Blacker star has smashed the UK record for the largest comedy audience...

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Chris Rock To Enter Record Books

23rd May 2008

Comedian CHRIS ROCK is set to make history when he performs in front of the largest U.K. comedy audience ever gathered. Rock, 43, will break the current record of 10,108 - previously set by British...

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Hollywood Pi Convicted Of 76 Racketeering Charges

16th May 2008

Infamous Hollywood private investigator Anthony Pellicano has been convicted on 76 of the 77 federal charges against him.A federal jury has convicted the former private eye of several racketeering offences - including wiretapping, identity theft...

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Sandler, Stiller + Rock Raise Money For Autism

14th April 2008

A galaxy of comedians including ADAM SANDLER, BEN STILLER and CHRIS ROCK teamed up to raise money for autism on Sunday (13Apr08) night. The funnymen took the stage at New York's Beacon Theatre for a...

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Rock's Mother Spoils Comedy Shows

14th April 2008

CHRIS ROCK's mother disrupts his comedy shows every time she is in the audience - because the funnyman is too scared to swear in front of her. Rosalie Rock imposed a strict ban on swear...

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Bbc Rapped For Live Earth Expletives

10th April 2008

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has been reprimanded for the foul language of stars including MADONNA and comedian CHRIS ROCK at last year's (07) Live Earth concert. The U.K.'s TV watchdog Ofcom ruled the network...

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Rock Testifies In Pellicano Trial

4th April 2008

LATEST: Comedian CHRIS ROCK has admitted he hired shamed Los Angeles private investigator ANTHONY PELLICANO to snoop on a woman who accused him of rape. The funnyman testified in California's Federal court on Friday morning...

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The Things They Say 7763

28th March 2008

"Gimme anything but another white man, please! Black man, white woman, giraffe, anything." Comic CHRIS ROCK is hoping America's next President brings something different to the office.

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Rock/pellicano Phone Conversation Surfaces

14th March 2008

LATEST: A phone conversation allegedly between CHRIS ROCK and disgraced private investigator ANTHONY PELLICANO has surfaced - amid reports the comedian has been named as a potential witness in the detective's ongoing wiretapping and bribery...

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Celebrity Trial Of The Decade Begins

7th March 2008

The U.S. Attorney's Office in Los Angeles has released a list of possible witnesses who may testify in the trial of former private investigator Anthony Pellicano. They include such celebrities as Keith Carradine, Farrah Fawcett,...

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Stallone + Rock Named In Pellicano Witness List

6th March 2008

Action man SYLVESTER STALLONE and comedians CHRIS ROCK and GARRY SHANDLING have been named among a list of potential witnesses in the trial of disgraced private investigator ANTHONY PELLICANO. The stars are just some of...

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Fascinating Fact 4836

14th February 2008

Funnyman CHRIS ROCK is set to perform one of the biggest stand-up comedy shows ever after announcing plans to add his act to the Bonnaroo Arts And Music Festival in Tennessee in June (08).

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Rock Chose Comedy To Forget Racial Slurs

11th February 2008

Funnyman CHRIS ROCK turned to comedy after years of racial abuse left him living a "hermit" existence. The 42-year-old was sent to an all-white school in his native New York and was taunted by racist...

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Things That They Say:

18th January 2008

"I'll have the hottest girl in the world come up to me and give me a book. Twenty years in the business and no one has ever come up to me and said, 'I want...

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The Things They Say 6741

11th January 2008

"Who's that talk-show guy I love? He might be gay." Comedian CHRIS ROCK on the not-so-ambiguous sexual orientation of Irish TV presenter GRAHAM NORTON.

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Rock Afraid To Publicly Back Obama

9th January 2008

Comedian CHRIS ROCK refuses to be overly vocal in his support for presidential hopeful BARACK OBAMA - in the fear he will ruin the candidate's chances of winning the 2008 election. The comic has joined...

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Rock Takes Stand-up Comedy Overseas

7th January 2008

Comedian CHRIS ROCK decided to embark on a world tour after an impromptu set in a tiny London club assured him his brand of humour would translate to foreign audiences. The funnyman was apprehensive about...

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The Things They Say 6683

3rd January 2008

"BRITNEY SPEARS? Even O.J. SIMPSON kept his kids and he killed their mother. Britney messed up her dance moves at the MTV Awards and they took her kids away." CHRIS ROCK pokes fun at the...

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