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Publicist Denies Denzel's Divorcing

13th January 2006

DENZEL WASHINGTON's publicist is angrily denying rumours the movie star is struggling to save his marriage. The reports have spread following an article in the new issue of American tabloid National Enquirer, which alleges...

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Blige Wants Lessons From Washington

10th December 2005

R+B star MARY J BLIGE is hoping to land some acting lessons fromDENZEL WASHINGTON, after signing up to portray NINA SIMONE in an upcoming biopic. The NO MORE DRAMA singer recently announced plans to...

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Washington Beats The Cold With Cash Gift

6th December 2005

DENZEL WASHINGTON has warmed the hearts and hands of Rocky Mount, Virginia, residents - by donating $25,000 (GBP14,000) to a charity which helps people struggling to meet winter heating costs. The TRAINING DAY star,...

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Clooney To Be Given Freedom Award

2nd December 2005

GEORGE CLOONEY's movie-making skills are to be honoured by the Broadcast Film Critics Association in 2006. The movie hunk will join MUHAMMAD ALI and DENZEL WASHINGTON as a recipient of the Freedom Award....

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Fascinating Fact 600

30th November 2005

THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST star JIM CAVIEZEL is set to turn his back on his role as JESUS CHRIST and play a terrorist who blows up a ferry in DEJA VU. The film stars...

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Schwarzenegger And Thornton Join Celebrity Bike Guests

28th September 2005

California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER and BILLY BOB THORNTON made surprise appearances on pal JAY LENO's THE TONIGHT SHOW on Monday (26SEP05) - just to add their signatures to a charity Harley Davidson. Funnyman Leno...

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Close Raves About Little Dakota

21st September 2005

Movie star GLENN CLOSE has joined the celebrity DAKOTA FANNING fan club after playing her mother in new film NINE LIVES. The child star has been highly praised by co-stars including DENZEL WASHINGTON, KURT...

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50 Cent Takes On Hollywood

11th September 2005

Hip-hop superstar 50 CENT is determined to be a permanent force in Hollywood and become the next DENZEL WASHINGTON. After the release of his new album THE MASSACRE, the rapper plans to concentrate on...

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Keaton And Swank Abandon Films Following Katrina

31st August 2005

LATEST: Hollywood stars MICHAEL KEATON and HILARY SWANK were forced to abandon filming on their latest movies this week, when Hurricane Katrina struck Louisiana. Hundreds of people are feared dead following the widespread devastation...

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Howard Admits He's Difficult

10th August 2005

Actor TERENCE HOWARD has confessed he can be difficult on movie sets, because he's a perfectionist. The 36-year-old admits to throwing tantrums during the filming of new movie HUSTLE + FLOW when he felt...

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West Leads Winners At Bet Awards

29th June 2005

Rapper KANYE WEST is celebrating after winning two Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards at a ceremony in Hollywood last night (28JUN05) - the only star to pick up more than one award. West was...

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Henry To Star In Hollywood Movie

23rd June 2005

French soccer star THIERRY HENRY is tipped to be a Hollywood superstar after catching the eye of celebrated US film-maker SPIKE LEE. The sexy sportsman - who plays for London team ARSENAL - has...

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Washington Does His Bit For Charity

22nd June 2005

Generous Hollywood star DENZEL WASHINGTON has donated thousands of dollars to a US army centre which is helping soldiers wounded in Iraq. The MAN ON FIRE star dug deep after visiting the specialist burns...

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Oprah Tops The New Celebrity 100

17th June 2005

Media mogul and TV talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY has topped the new 2005 FORBES magazine Celebrity 100 list. The annual Forbes list ranks celebrities according to their power, salaries and media presence....

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Del Toro Paid Millions For Doing Nothing

9th June 2005

Actor BENICIO DEL TORO was recently paid a staggering $5 million (GBP2.7 million) - for doing nothing. Del Toro, 38, was recruited to star in a DENZEL WASHINGTON thriller, but the Hollywood studio pulled...

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Cheadle Set To Replace Denzel As Drug Lord

31st May 2005

HOTEL RWANDA star DON CHEADLE has given controversial movie AMERICAN GANGSTER a new lease of life after the project was halted due to financial restrictions. DENZEL WASHINGTON was originally slated to star as 1970s...

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Washington Refuses To Bare Flesh

25th May 2005

OSCAR-winner DENZEL WASHINGTON has refused to remove any clothes in his future movies - because he hates keeping his body toned. The 50-year-old actor fears he's lost his muscular physique and he'd rather turn...

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Ciara Leads The Pack At Bet Awards

17th May 2005

R+B sensation CIARA is celebrating after picking up four nominations for the upcoming 2005 BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION (BET) AWARDS. The GOODIES singer leads the pack with her nods for Best Female R+B Artist, Best...

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Dempsey Is Top Doc

1st May 2005

Hunky PATRICK DEMPSEY has shot straight to the top of a new hot doctor poll thanks to his new hit US TV show. The actor's GREY'S ANATOMY character DR DEREK SHEPHERD beat out GREGORY...

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Washington Raises Money With Broadway Show

19th April 2005

OSCAR-winner DENZEL WASHINGTON is using his current stint on Broadway to raise money for an AIDS charity. The 50-year-old actor is starring as WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE's JULIUS CAESAR in New York's theatre district and has...

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Foster Teams Up With Washington

19th April 2005

OSCAR-winning actress JODIE FOSTER is set to make a rare appearance on the big screen, after signing up to star alongside DENZEL WASHINGTON and CLIVE OWEN in INSIDE MAN. The movie, which will be...

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Fantasia Tries To Impress Denzel With Tv Roles

14th April 2005

AMERICAN IDOL winner FANTASIA is breaking out into TV in America in the hope of raising the attention of her hero DENZEL WASHINGTON. The singer will play soul great ARETHA FRANKLIN on an upcoming...

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Hotel Rwanda Director Takes Over Cancelled Washington Film

29th March 2005

HOTEL RWANDA writer and director TERRY GEORGE will resurrect cancelled film AMERICAN GANGSTER, only six months after the thriller was pulled by studio bosses. OSCAR-winners DENZEL WASHINGTON and BENICIO DEL TORO were set to...

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Diddy's Plans For 'Black Ocean's Eleven'

28th March 2005

Hip-hop entrepreneur SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS wants to make a OCEAN'S ELEVEN-style movie starring contemporary black icons. The rapper feels the 2001 heist thriller, which boasted an ensemble cast starring GEORGE CLOONEY, MATT DAMON,...

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Foxx Hopes Oscar Win Will Inspire African-americans

3rd March 2005

JAMIE FOXX is particularly thrilled he and MORGAN FREEMAN won both male acting OSCARS on Sunday (27FEB05), because their double triumph will inspire black children to dream big. Foxx won the Best Actor statuette...

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Denzel To Bring Davis Jr's Life To The Screen

17th February 2005

The life of legendary crooner and entertainer SAMMY DAVIS JR is to be made into a movie, OSCAR-winning actor DENZEL WASHINGTON has announced. TRAINING DAY star Washington has written the foreword to the paperback...

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Leno Thanks Star Signers

11th February 2005

American chat show host JAY LENO has taken out a full-page ad in movie industry trade magazine DAILY VARIETY thanking the 64 stars who signed his Harley Davidson motorbike. The comedian auctioned the bike...

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Ossie Davis Honoured At Malcolm X Screening

9th February 2005

SPIKE LEE, DENZEL WASHINGTON and WESLEY SNIPES were among a host of stars who paid special tribute to late actor OSSIE DAVIS in New York City on Monday (07FEB05). The remembrances came at an...

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Mendes Prefers Nudity To Screen Sex

28th January 2005

2 FAST 2 FURIOUS beauty EVA MENDES detests acting out sex scenes so much, she'd prefer to appear fully nude onscreen than have to go through with one. The sexy actress, ex-girlfriend of MATT...

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Washington Gives Us Soldiers Purple Hearts

19th December 2004

OSCAR-winning actor DENZEL WASHINGTON has presented Purple Hearts to honour Texan soldiers wounded while serving in Iraq. THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE actor was invited by the US Army to help recognise the soldiers as they...

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