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Lana Del Rey Influenced By Britney Spears

2nd February 2012

Lana Del Rey counts Britney Spears as one of her biggest influences. The 'Video Games' hitmaker's melancholy music and gangster-chic look share little in common with Britney's pop background, but Lana says she stands beside...

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Beth Ditto Wants Madonna Collaboration

28th January 2012

Beth Ditto wants to write for Madonna.The Gossip singer was thrilled when the 'Hung Up' hitmaker cited her solo material as an influence on her forthcoming album 'M.D.N.A' and now wants to collaborate further.She said:...

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Court Battle Over Golden Globes Goes Into Second Day

26th January 2012

Testifying in the second day of the court battle between The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. and Dick Clark Productions, Fran LaMaina, the former DCP President and COO, said that the HFPA's Golden Globes event was...

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George Clooney Couldn't Relate To Character

21st January 2012

George Clooney couldn't relate to his character in 'The Descendants'.The 50-year-old actor plays Matt King - a wealthy man who sets out with his two daughters to find the lover of his ailing wife -...

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Stars Turn Out For Wade's Birthday

17th January 2012

Kelly Rowland, Usher, Common and T.I. were among the stars who turned out to help basketball player Dwyane Wade celebrate his 30th birthday in Florida over the weekend (14-15Jan12).The Miami Heat star enjoyed several celebrations...

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Roberto Cavalli To Unveil New Watches

17th January 2012

Roberto Cavalli will collaborate with the Franck Muller Group for a new range of watches.The Italian fashion house has created a range with the Swiss company which will be unveiled in the third quarter of...

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Brad Pitt: I'm An Old Man

10th January 2012

Brad Pitt considers himself to be an "old man".The `Moneyball' actor recently injured his knee after falling down a hill while carrying his three-year-old daughter Vivienne, and although he now has to use a cane...

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Lady Gaga Serves Up Stoner Feast Early

10th January 2012

Lady Gaga had to serve up her beef bourguignon early because her stoned friends were so hungry. The 'Marry the Night' singer decided to try out the traditional French recipe - a stew prepared with beef braised in red...

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Devil 'S Success Bedevils Pundits

9th January 2012

According to the playbook of most Hollywood executives, the weekend after New Year's is a time to let moviegoers take in some of the movies they may have missed during the bombardment of new releases...

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Brad Pitt Injures Knee

9th January 2012

Brad Pitt injured his knee during a fall with his three-year-old daughter. The 'Moneyball' actor has been walking with a cane after sustaining ligament damage when he slipped whilst carrying Vivienne and put his body...

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Kanye West's Album 'Almost Done'

29th December 2011

Kanye West's latest album is "almost done". The 'Stronger' hitmaker - who released collaboration record 'Watch The Throne' with Jay-Z earlier this year - is set to travel to London to complete work on his...

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Wilmer Valderrama Designs Charity T-shirt

22nd December 2011

Wilmer Valderrama is designing a range of charity T-shirts.The former 'That '70s Show' star is on the board of advisors at This Shirt Helps, a new clothing brand that aims to give back in the...

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Common And Angelou Make Amends

20th December 2011

Celebrated author Maya Angelou has settled her differences with rapper Common, just days after criticising him for featuring her work on a track filled with vulgarities.Legendary poet Angelou offered up a piece for Common to...

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Daniel Craig Word Perfect For Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

20th December 2011

Daniel Craig was perfect for 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' because he comes from the "cold, dark" and "depressing" part of the UK. The actor plays lead character Mikael Blomkvist in the Hollywood adaptation...

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Angelou Regrets Common Collaboration

19th December 2011

Legendary poet Maya Angelou regrets collaborating with Common on his latest track The Dreamer because the tune is littered with vulgarities.The hip-hop star befriended Pulitzer Prize nominee Angelou at a fundraiser he was organising after...

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Noomi Rapace 'Amazed' By Law And Downey Stunts

17th December 2011

Noomi Rapace was "amazed" Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law do their own stunts.The Swedish actress stared alongside the Hollywood hunks in 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows', and she was surprised at how into...

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Woody Harrelson's Police Surprise

12th December 2011

Woody Harrelson didn't think he could play a policeman because he is "anti-authoritarian".The actor portrays cop Dave Brown in the Oren Moverman-directed movie 'Rampart', and he surprised himself as he doesn't have much "in common"...

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Joely Richardson 'Changed' By Natasha's Death

12th December 2011

Joely Richardson says the death of her sister Natasha was "life-changing".The 'Nip/Tuck' actress - whose older sibling tragically died following a skiing accident in 2009 - admitted she wasn't aware of how much of a...

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Cee Lo Green's Shooting Fear

2nd December 2011

Cee Lo Green thinks he would get shot if he returned to his hometown.The 37-year-old singer insists violence has always been common in Atlanta, Georgia, but believes it to be much worse these days.He said:...

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Chris Martin's Funny Friendship With Jay-z

30th November 2011

Chris Martin admits his friendship with Jay-Z is "hilarious".The Coldplay frontman and wife Gwyneth Paltrow have a strong bond with the rapper and his spouse Beyonce Knowles, and Chris believes they get on well because...

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Ross & Common Team Up For Grandmaster Flash Tribute

29th November 2011

Rick Ross, Common and Lupe Fiasco will team up to pay tribute to hip-hop hero Grandmaster Flash at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live in Los Angeles on Wednesday (30Nov11).The trio will perform rap anthem The...

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Lea Michele Is Like Glee Character

25th November 2011

Lea Michele admits the 'Glee' cast share more in common with their on-screen alter-egos than they admit. The actress - who plays Rachel Berry in the musical TV show about a school singing club - followed...

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The Things They Say 23538

20th November 2011

"When I got injured, I couldn't play for a little while, so I started rapping more. I would be in gym class, and I would, like, get somebody to start beatboxing, and I'd just start...

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Movie Reviews Happy Feet 2

18th November 2011

You may be surprised to learn that Happy Feet 2 does have something in common with the weekend's box-office steamroller, The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn mostly lousy reviews. Indeed many of the critics who cheered...

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Pregnant Lily Allen Needs To Pee

16th November 2011

Lily Allen keeps needing to "pee" as reaches the end of her pregnancy.The 'Smile' singer is in her final trimester and it seems she is suffering from a common side-effect for expectant mothers, pressure on...

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Common Asks Fans To Pay To Play His Video And Help Haiti

15th November 2011

Rapper/actor Common is hoping to give Sean Penn's Haitian relief organisation a big boost by asking fans to donate a $1 (£0.63) to the cause in return for his new video.The hitmaker will launch his...

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Common's Green Lantern Disappointment Led To Penguin Role

14th November 2011

Rapper/actor Common landed his first animated role in Happy Feet 2 after missing out on playing superhero the Green Lantern in a planned animated Justice League movie.The Book of Life singer was cast as the...

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50 Cent's Book Inspired By Son

9th November 2011

50 Cent's son has inspired his new anti-bullying book 'Playground'.The 'In Da Club' hitmaker - whose real name is Curtis Jackson - got the idea to write the tome after talking to 14-year-old Marquise Jackson...

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Nikki Reed's Life Is A 'Fairytale'

9th November 2011

Nikki Reed believes the success and happiness she has enjoyed in her life are the "pay-off" she has earned with her hard work.The 23-year-old actress recently finished shooting the 'Twilight Saga' movies and tied the...

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World Of Hip-hop Mourns Loss Of Heavy D

9th November 2011

Nas, Common and rap mogul Russell Simmons are among the stars leading the tributes to hip-hop icon Heavy D, who died on Tuesday (08Nov11) at the age of 44.The rap veteran was reportedly found unconscious...

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