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Fame School Students Plan Boycott Over Peter Yarrow Award

22nd April 2014

A group of students at New York's 'Fame' performing arts academy are threatening to boycott a gala honouring veteran musician Peter Yarrow because of his sex conviction.The Peter, Paul and Mary star pleaded guilty to...

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Bono Gave Jake Shears Advice

27th October 2012

Bono gave Jake Shears advice on being a rock star. The Scissor Sisters frontman thought it was ''surreal'' when he met the U2 rocker at a gig and he proceeded to lecture him on staying...

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Noel Gallagher: Happy Family Rewarded By Success

27th October 2012

Noel Gallagher's wife is thrilled he's doing well - because she gets to have a new kitchen.The singer/songwriter has enjoyed huge success with solo project, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, since quitting Oasis in 2009...

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Josh Duhamel Compares Himself To Zoolander

27th October 2012

Josh Duhamel has compared himself and Ashton Kutcher to Derek Zoolander.The actors used to compete in competitions during their days as male models and 'Safe Haven' star Josh admitted there were some similarities between them...

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Reality Tv King To Revamp Fame

28th August 2012

Reality TV mogul Nigel Lythgoe has signed a new deal to revamp hit 1980s TV series Fame.The executive producer of hit U.S. talent shows American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance has partnered...

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Houston's Final Songs To Sparkle In New Movie

13th February 2012

The final two songs tragic Whitney Houston recorded will feature in her new film Sparkle.She will sing one track on camera while the other, a duet with her movie daughter Jordin Sparks, will play over...

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The Things They Say 22245

10th July 2011

"We had to learn the Bunny dip, the Bunny stance, the Bunny perch. We had to do it all, so trust me, it's not easy to be a Bunny." Fame star Naturi Naughton on learning...

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Justin Bieber Voices Support For Embattled Chris Brown

23rd March 2011

Teen star Justin Bieber voiced his support for Chris Brown on Tuesday (22Mar11) - just hours before the embattled singer was accused of suffering a meltdown in New York.Brown is said to have become annoyed...

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Lourdes' First Day At Fame School

9th September 2010

MADONNA's daughter LOURDES is determined to carve out her own career in the entertainment business - she started her first term at the school which inspired the film and TV series FAME on Wednesday (08Sep10).The...

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Madonna's Girl Enrols In Fame School?

15th April 2010

MADONNA's wannabe actress daughter LOURDES has enrolled at the performing arts school which inspired the film FAME, according to a U.K. report.The 13 year old, who made a cameo appearance in her mum's Celebration video,...

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Fame Was Far From Fantastic For Jackson

9th April 2010

JANET JACKSON has far from fond memories about her time on hit TV show FAME in the mid 1980s - because she was dealing with drug issues away from the set.The Nasty singer played Cleo...

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Parker Hates Fame Remake

7th October 2009

FAME director SIR ALAN PARKER is appalled by a modern remake of his classic film, insisting he never gave permission for the new version to be made.Studio bosses maintain they consulted Parker before shooting this...

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Fame Keeps Gervais From Box Office Triumph

7th October 2009

A remake of FAME has beat RICKY GERVAIS' new comedy THE INVENTION OF LYING to the top of the U.K. box office last weekend (03-04Oct09).The Office star's movie, about a world where no one has...

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Lautner Almost Caught Fame Bug

27th September 2009

FAME almost cost actor TAYLOR LAUTNER a role in TWILIGHT - because he was auditioning for the two films at the same time.The actor, who plays wolfman Jacob in the vampire romance franchise tried out...

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Fascinating Fact 8049

25th September 2009

NATURI NAUGHTON won the lead in the FAME remake by singing Whitney Houston's One Moment In Time at her audition.

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Fame Director Tackles Blade Runner Territory With Ratner

26th August 2009

Choreographer-turned-director KEVIN TANCHAROEN is teaming up with young movie mogul BRETT RATNER to create a new fantasy sci-fi world for the big screen.Ratner will produce the FAME director's new movie Arcana, which Tancharoen reveals will...

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Fascinating Fact 6883

19th February 2009

Former TV couple KELSEY GRAMMER and BEBE NEUWIRTH are to team up again - as teachers in the new FAME movie remake....

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Allen Returns To Fame

1st December 2008

Veteran entertainer DEBBIE ALLEN will dance her way back to the big screen after movie studio bosses tapped the star to take on a new role in FAME. Allen made her screen debut as a...

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Fascinating Fact 6292

3rd November 2008

THE MATRIX, the hitmaking team behind the hits of CHRISTINA AGUILERA, BRITNEY SPEARS and AVRIL LAVIGNE, are creating the score for the upcoming FAME remake....

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Fascinating Fact 6267

31st October 2008

HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL star CORBIN BLEU studied under FAME star DEBBIE ALLEN....

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Dekker Slated To Find Fame

1st October 2008

U.S. TV star THOMAS DEKKER is in talks to front the new FAME. The actor, who currently stars in Terminator TV spin-off Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, is the favourite to lead the cast in...

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Lohan Brands Father A 'Bully'

29th August 2008

LATEST: LINDSAY LOHAN has launched a scathing attack on her father MICHAEL branding him a "bully" and a "public embarrassment". Lohan has blasted her father in a post on her Myspace internet blog following a...

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Nine Stars Set For Dance/drama Bootcamp

7th August 2008

The stars of new movie musical NINE are to be marched through a FAME-style bootcamp to make sure they can sing and dance when director ROB MARSHALL calls for action. The Chicago filmmaker is setting...

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Bach, Cara + Jackson Get Set For Country Music Challenge

7th May 2008

Rocker SEBASTIAN BACH, FAME actress IRENE CARA and MICHAEL JACKSON's brother JERMAINE are among the fallen stars set to get a little bit country on the second season of hit reality show GONE COUNTRY. The...

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Jackson Wanted To Quit Fame

12th February 2008

Pop superstar JANET JACKSON was so miserable during her year-long stint on 1980s TV sitcom FAME, she contemplated quitting the entertainment industry. The R+B singer was urged by her father Joe to accept the role...

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Janet Jackson Eying Tv Return?

16th July 2007

American singer JANET JACKSON is dying to resurrect her role in the 1980s television series FAME. The programme followed the fortunes of students and faculty of the New York City High School for the Performing...

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Steps Reunion Off

15th March 2007

Former STEPS singer IAN 'H' WATKINS has scuppered plans for a reunion of the British pop group, because he has just landed the lead role in a GBP1 million ($1.95 million) London production of musical...

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Fame Tv Series To Get The Go-ahead?

15th March 2007

A GBP7 million ($13.65 million) British TV series based on FAME and the 1980s movie musical's own television spin-off is set to begin filming in London. Television bosses hope to recreate the classic film, which...

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Barrino Wants To Play Debbie Allen In Biopic

22nd July 2006

AMERICAN IDOL star FANTASIA BARRINO had such a hard time playing herself in a new TV movie she wants to play director DEBBIE ALLEN in a biopic - to show her what it's like to...

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Trump And Mullally Win First Emmy Idol

19th September 2005

DONALD TRUMP and MEGAN MULLALLY walked away victorious from last night's (18SEP05) first ever Emmy Idol contest, after teaming up to perform the theme from classic TV series GREEN ACRES. Trump, who drew laughter...

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