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Laurie's Affection For Thompson

12th January 2009

HOUSE star HUGH LAURIE looks back on his relationship with EMMA THOMPSON with fond memories, because their time together was "blissful". The British actor enjoyed a romance with Thompson when the pair studied at the...

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Stars Prepare For Golden Globe Awards

11th January 2009

The Hollywood award season kicks into gear today as stars prepare to attend the Golden Globe awards.Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Judi Dench, Kirstin Scott Thomas and Hugh Laurie are all in the running for top...

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Thompson's Struggle With Depression

3rd January 2009

British actress EMMA THOMPSON has long struggled with depression and insists the only way to beat her condition is to use creative therapy techniques. The Oscar-winner first experienced the illness during a stint on the...

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Movie Reviews Last Chance Harvey

29th December 2008

It's all about the performers, Manohla Dargis suggests in her review of Joel Hopkins's Last Chance Harvey , which opened in six theaters over the weekend in order to qualify for Oscar consideration. The performers...

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Thompson's Lies To Miserly Husband

16th December 2008

British actress EMMA THOMPSON is forced to lie to her husband when she buys new clothes - because he hates her spending money on expensive designer gear. Thompson admits her partner, fellow thespian Greg Wise,...

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Frost/nixon And Benjamin Button Up For Five Golden Globes

11th December 2008

Frost/Nixon and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button are the frontrunners for the 2009 Golden Globes, with five nominations each.Both films are named in the best drama category while their leading men are up for...

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The Things They Say 10487

8th December 2008

"I worked for a week in Harrods and by the end of my first day, I wanted to kill myself. I hate department stores. They make me want to scream and destroy them." British actress...

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Thompson Sets Sights On New York For Harrowing Art Show

19th November 2008

EMMA THOMPSON is on a mission to turn New York's Times Square into a mock detention centre for a hard-hitting protest about human trafficking. The British actress and activist staged a similar art installation/protest on...

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Thompson's Backyard Bar

19th November 2008

Actress EMMA THOMPSON doesn't have to go far to fetch a drink - her husband has built a pub in their backyard. The Oscar-winner admits she was equally distraught as her actor husband Greg Wise...

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Thompson Upset About Missing Prince Charles' 60th

15th November 2008

Actress EMMA THOMPSON is upset she missed Royal pal PRINCE CHARLES' 60th birthday celebrations in England to promote her new film LAST CHANCE HARVEY. The Oscar winner admits she had to turn down the chance...

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Thompson's Daughter Has Cocktail Waitress Dreams

13th November 2008

Movie star EMMA THOMPSON's nine-year-old daughter GAIA has left teachers at her school in London flummoxed after applying for a job as a cocktail waitress. The youngster dreams of serving drinks to businessmen and barflys...

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Thompson Was Knickerless On National Tv

13th November 2008

EMMA THOMPSON has mixed emotions whenever she visits pal ELLEN DEGENERES' U.S. chat show - because she once appeared on the programme without her panties. The bubbly Brit decided her tight-fitting Zac Posen dress would...

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Thompson's 'Son' Set For Big Things?

12th November 2008

BARACK OBAMA's election win has heaped pressure on EMMA THOMPSON's unofficially adopted son TINDYEBWA AGABA - because his 'mum' now expects him to run for office. Before Obama's historic victory on 4 November (08), the...

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Thompson: 'Motherhood Outweighs Acting Success'

4th October 2008

British actress EMMA THOMPSON regards "giving birth without painkillers" as her biggest accomplishment in life, despite scooping two Oscars for her film work. The Love Actually star, 49, went through in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment...

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The Things They Say 9704

1st October 2008

"I didn't see the original because I was a very young woman when that came out and I was a punk rocker. I was wandering about London with chains and black eye-shadow and not much...

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Thompson Slams 'Prudish' Americans

1st October 2008

British actress EMMA THOMPSON has hit out at U.S. critics who panned her new movie BRIDESHEAD REVISITED - insisting they are too prudish to enjoy the saucy tale. The film, based on Evelyn Waugh's 1945...

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Thompson To Pen My Fair Lady Remake

17th July 2008

British actress EMMA THOMPSON has been commissioned to pen a screenplay for a MY FAIR LADY remake. The Howards End star won an Oscar for adapting Sense + Sensibility for the big screen and now...

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Thompson Prepared For Brideshead By Cooking

16th July 2008

EMMA THOMPSON prepared for her role as a matriarch in forthcoming film BRIDESHEAD REVISITED by cooking "family" meals for her co-stars. The actress plays Lady Marchmain in the new film version of the novel, and...

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The Things They Say 8727

27th June 2008

"I'm only a poor actress, I can't afford this." British star EMMA THOMPSON refused to pay $800,000 (GBP400,000) for a painting at a charity auction hosted by Hollywood star WILL SMITH at NELSON MANDELA's birthday...

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The Things They Say 8543

11th June 2008

"I know how many people I've slept with. Sometimes I amuse myself - when I'm having difficulty sleeping I will go through it." EMMA THOMPSON reveals her unorthodox way of tackling insomnia....

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Blanchett's Humble Oscar Plans Flushed Away

27th May 2008

Actress CATE BLANCHETT wanted to follow fellow Academy Award winner EMMA THOMPSON's lead and place her 2004 Oscar statuette in the bathroom - but was too proud to hide her award away. The Australian star...

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British Teenager Chosen As Main Role In Spielberg's Tintin

29th March 2008

A British six form student has been chose to play the role of Tintin in Steven Spielberg's adaptation of the Belgian cartoon.Thomas Sangster, 17, was selected by Spielberg to play the boy reporter in a...

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Thompson Battles To Prevent Deportation Of 'Adopted' Son

11th March 2008

British actress EMMA THOMPSON has launched a desperate legal battle to prevent the deportation of her 'adopted' son. The Oscar-winning actress, along with husband Greg Wise, informally adopted Rwandan refugee Tindyebwa Agaba after he was...

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Thompson Threatened To Quit Film After Atwell Told To Lose Weight

7th March 2008

EMMA THOMPSON threatened to quit her upcoming movie BRIDESHEAD REVISITED after learning the film's producers had ordered her co-star HAYLEY ATWELL to lose weight. The Oscar winner was so outraged when she found out Atwell...

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Actress's Adopted Son Criticises Celebrity Culture In The UK

5th March 2008

The adopted son of actress EMMA THOMPSON has hit out at Britain's 'celebrity culture'.In an essay for a racism monitoring group in Exeter, Tindyebwa Agaba wrote that there has been a "complete death" of politically...

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Hoffman: 'Thompson's Sexuality Is Refreshing'

20th December 2007

DUSTIN HOFFMAN enjoyed working with his LAST CHANCE HARVEY co-star EMMA THOMPSON - because she isn't afraid of her sexuality. The Rain Man star - who plays the actress' unlikely romantic interest in the new...

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Thompson: 'I Was Wrong To Wed Branagh'

29th November 2007

Oscar-winner EMMA THOMPSON regrets marrying her ex-husband KENNETH BRANAGH - and insists the union would have been avoided had the couple visited a marriage guidance counsellor. The Sense And Sensibility actress divorced Branagh in 1994...

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Thompson Launches Sex Campaign

22nd September 2007

British actress EMMA THOMPSON is spearheading a campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of sex slavery in the U.K. The Love Actually star will stage an art show at London landmark Trafalgar Square in...

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Thompson Desperate For House Role

1st August 2007

EMMA THOMPSON is desperate to land a role in U.S. series HOUSE alongside her ex-boyfriend HUGH LAURIE. Thompson, who is married to fellow British star Greg Wise, dated Laurie in the early 1980s and the...

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Stars Plead To Save Theatre Company

30th July 2007

DAME JUDI DENCH, DAME MAGGIE SMITH, EMMA THOMPSON and JEREMY IRONS are among a host of British stars who have joined forces to save one of the U.K's oldest theatres from closure. Over 120 prestigious...

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