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Stars Head To Vegas For Beatles Spectacular

4th July 2006

French circus troupe CIRQUE DU SOLEIL's new THE BEATLES-themed show LOVE only premiered last week (ends30JUN06), but it has already attracted a host of stars to Las Vegas, Nevada. As well as former Beatles SIR...

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Murphy Made-up For Multiple Roles

19th May 2006

EDDIE MURPHY is enduring hours of special effects make-up to play a feuding husband and wife in his new film NORBIT. The actor is used to playing several characters simultaneously - he played eight roles...

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Murphy Back As Beverly Hills Cop?

3rd May 2006

EDDIE MURPHY is reviving the BEVERLY HILLS COP movie franchise after reportedly agreeing to play wisecracking policeman AXEL FOLEY for a fourth time. Murphy continued to develop the project after producer JERRY BRUCKHEIMER walked away...

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Dupri: 'I Feel Like Anakin Skywalker'

29th April 2006

Hip-hop and R+B mogul JERMAINE DUPRI has dubbed himself ANAKIN because he feels he's being disrespected by his music industry elders. The producer and rapper admits he empathises with the STAR WARS hero-turned-villain, who becomes...

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Murphy To Return To Beverly Hills Cop

28th April 2006

Hollywood funnyman EDDIE MURPHY is set to return to his roots and star in a fourth BEVERLY HILLS COP installment. Murphy became a box-office superstar following the success of the first movie in 1984, and...

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Murphy's Split Official

19th April 2006

EDDIE MURPHY and his now ex-wife NICOLE finalised their divorce in a secret settlement on Monday (17APR06). The couple, who were wed for 13 years, have agreed privately on child custody concerns and the division...

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Glover Predicts Dreamgirls Legacy

13th April 2006

Hollywood star DANNY GLOVER has hailed forthcoming movie DREAMGIRLS one of the most powerful films ever seen. The LETHAL WEAPON actor insists the movie, based on the award-winning Broadway musical, will be talked about for...

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Lithgow Joins Movie Musical

10th April 2006

JOHN LITHGOW has joined the star-studded cast of movie musical DREAMGIRLS. The former THIRD ROCK FROM THE SUN will play a ruthless Hollywood producer who savages BEYONCE KNOWLES' character, DEENA, when she goes in search...

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Green Day And Rock Win With Kids

3rd April 2006

GREEN DAY and CHRIS ROCK proved their popularity with America's children on Saturday (01APR06), each taking two gongs at the Kids Choice Awards. The punk rockers were named Favourite Music Group and their hit track...

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Dupri Lashes Out At Los Angeles Police

31st March 2006

Record producer JERMAINE DUPRI is furious with the Los Angeles Police Department for ruining the Grammy party he hosted with MARIAH CAREY last month (FEB06). Dupri, who helped engineer Carey's comeback, claims she was not...

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Murphy's Wife To Claim Pre-nup Breach?

2nd March 2006

EDDIE MURPHY is terrified his wife will cite his alleged 1997 encounter with a transvestite prostitute as a breach of their prenuptial agreement during their upcoming divorce battle. The actor's wife of 13 years NICOLE...

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Fascinating Fact 1071

24th February 2006

MICKEY ROURKE was the first choice to play AXEL FOLEY in the BEVERLY HILLS COP movies. The role eventually went to funnyman EDDIE MURPHY....

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Murphy's Ex Drags Up The Comic's Seedy Past

24th February 2006

EDDIE MURPHY's estranged wife NICOLE MITCHELL dredges up the past in a new interview about the break-up of her marriage, insisting she still doesn't know the truth about his transvestite shame. The funnyman was...

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Destiny Duo Set For Sitcoms

14th February 2006

The destinies of former DESTINY'S CHILD members KELLY ROWLAND and MICHELLE WILLIAMS are set - they'll be starring in US TV sitcoms. Williams will appear in three episodes of US network UPN's show HALF...

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Pitt And Aniston's Split Deemed 2005'S Most Fascinating

20th December 2005

BRAD PITT and JENNIFER ANISTON's January (05) split has been rated the most fascinating break-up of 2005 in a new survey. Pitt and Aniston stunned fans when they announced that they were separating after...

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Stars Laugh About Pryor's Death At Tribute Night

12th December 2005

Late funnyman RICHARD PRYOR was sent off with a few laughs last night (11DEC05) when stars including CHRIS ROCK, DAMON WAYANS and EDDIE MURPHY joined a comedy tribute to the comedian. The stars came...

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Mills Mccartney Behind New Anti-fur Campaign

28th November 2005

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's wife HEATHER MILLS MCCARTNEY has launched a new campaign to ban Chinese imports of dog and cat fur from the European Union (EU). The former model, who is also a prominent...

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Idol Reject Hudson Wins Dream Role In Dreamgirls

18th November 2005

AMERICAN IDOL reject JENNIFER HUDSON has made it big after all - as the star of new big-budget Hollywood musical DREAMGIRLS. The gospel-trained singer, who was kicked off American Idol last year (04), will...

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Hilton Caught Up In Paparazzi Fight

14th October 2005

Hollywood socialites PARIS HILTON and BIJOU PHILLIPS were caught up in a fight outside Los Angeles hotspot Mood on Wednesday night (12OCT05) when Hilton's bodyguard attacked a photographer. The high-profile pair were leaving the...

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Foxx Back On Board For Dreamgirls

11th October 2005

Oscar winner JAMIE FOXX went back to the bargaining table with producers after hearing his new film was set to feature BEYONCE KNOWLES and EDDIE MURPHY. Negotiations for upcoming movie DREAMGIRLS broke down after...

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Fascinating Fact 330

9th October 2005

Disneyland's HAUNTED MANSION, which was turned into a hit EDDIE MURPHY movie, is now getting the comic book treatment. SLG Publishing will launch their first comic about the ghosts who live at the Haunted Mansion...

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Murphy Calls Up Pre-nup As Divorce Heats Up

5th October 2005

Funnyman EDDIE MURPHY is recalling a 12-year-old pre-nuptial agreement with his estranged wife NICOLE as their divorce gets messy. In court papers filed by the SHREK star, Murphy insists the couple's "premarital agreement" is...

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Carson Daly: 'Suge Knight Shooting No Surprise'

29th August 2005

US TV personality CARSON DALY believes no celebrities are surprised by rap mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT's shooting in the early hours of Sunday morning (28AUG05). Knight was hospitalised after he was shot in his...

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Carey Linked To Newly-single Murphy

29th August 2005

Curvy singer MARIAH CAREY has been romantically linked to newly-single star EDDIE MURPHY, after the pair were spotted together at a top Miami, Florida, nightclub. The HONEY singer was in Miami to attend yesterday's...

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Murphy And Givens Enjoy Night Out Together

24th August 2005

Comedian EDDIE MURPHY has been romantically linked to his BOOMERANG co-star ROBIN GIVENS, weeks after his wife NICOLE filed for divorce. The two arrived separately at an event at Hollywood hot-spot Cabana Club on...

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Andre 3000 Still Waiting For Hendrix Family's Go-ahead

17th August 2005

OUTKAST star ANDRE '3000' BENJAMIN is still waiting for JIMI HENDRIX's family to give him permission to play the rock legend in a biopic. The HEY YA! hitmaker expressed his desire to play Hendrix...

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Stress Caused Murphy Split

9th August 2005

EDDIE MURPHY and his wife NICOLE are divorcing because of the pressure of a showbiz marriage, according to her pal KIMORA LEE SIMMONS. The pair stunned Hollywood on Friday (05AUG05) when former model Nicole...

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Andre 3000 Rejects Dreamgirls Role

9th August 2005

OUTKAST star ANDRE '3000' BENJAMIN has turned down a role in BEYONCE KNOWLES' anticipated musical DREAMGIRLS, because he fears being typecast. The HEY YA! hitmaker, whose own musical MY LIFE IN IDLEWILD is set...

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Singleton Slams Hustle + Flow Critics

8th August 2005

Producer JOHN SINGLETON has hit out at criticism new black movie HUSTLE + FLOW was written and directed by a white man, CRAIG BREWER - insisting they are missing the point of what is a...

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Murphy Searches For Female Stand-in

22nd June 2005

Comedian EDDIE MURPHY is hunting for an obese female to serve as his stand-in on upcoming movie DEATH DO US PART. In the movie, which is also known as NORBIT, Murphy plays a man...

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