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Emma Bunton's Son Helped Design Fashion Range

30th January 2012

Emma Bunton's son chose the colours for her new children's fashion range. The 36-year-old singer is releasing the kids clothing collection through British catalogue store Argos and revealed the design process was a family affair...

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Sly Stone Homeless

26th September 2011

Sly Stone is homeless and living in a camper van in Los Angeles.The legendary funk pioneer - former leader of 'Family Affair' group Sly and the Family Stone - has fallen on hard times, claiming...

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Mary J. Blige Inspired By Soul Ii Soul

21st May 2011

Mary J. Blige claims British group Soul II Soul saved her life. The 'Family Affair' hitmaker claims the group's track 'Keep On Moving' turned her life around and gave her hope during her early years...

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Victoria Beckham Set For Independence Day Birth

19th May 2011

Victoria Beckham is set to give birth on Independence Day (04.07.11).The fashion designer - who is expecting her fourth child, a daughter, with soccer star husband David - has booked in for a Caesarean section...

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Prince William And Kate Middleton Get Married

29th April 2011

Prince William and Kate Middleton are married.The couple exchanged vows at Westminster Abbey today (29.04.11), with the bride - wearing a gown created by Alexander McQueen designer Sarah Burton - omitting a proclamation to "obey"...

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Prince William And Kate Middleton Marry

29th April 2011

Prince William and Kate Middleton have got married.The couple - who will now be known as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - exchanged their vows in front of the Archbishop of Canterbury and hundreds...

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Prince William Makes Harry His Best Man

14th February 2011

Prince William has chosen his brother Prince Harry to be his best man at his forthcoming wedding.The future British king - who will wed fiancee Kate Middleton on April 29 at Westminster Abbey in London...

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Willow Smith To Support Justin Bieber On European Tour

9th December 2010

Willow Smith is to support Justin Bieber on his upcoming European tour.The 10-year-old 'Whip My Hair' hitmaker - whose parents are Hollywood stars Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith - has revealed she is joining...

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Mary J. Blige Always Honest For Fans

2nd November 2010

Mary J. Blige feels she owes it to her fans to always be open and honest in her songs. The 'Family Affair' singer said she sings about her turbulent past - which saw her grow...

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Stars Turn Out For Ysl

5th October 2010

Florence Welch was among the stars who turned out for YSL's Paris Fashion Week Show last night (04.10.10).The British singer joined the likes of supermodel Claudia Schiffer and Jade Jagger on the front row to...

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Blige Lawsuit Dropped

18th March 2009

A lawsuit targeting R&B star MARY J. BLIGE's hit song FAMILY AFFAIR for alleged copyright infringement has been dropped. The action accused Blige's songwriting team of coming up with a tune bearing close lyrical resemblance to...

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Morrison Snubs Girlfriend In Favour Of Stone

15th February 2007

British singer/songwriter JAMES MORRISON fell for the charms of Grammy winner JOSS STONE at last night's (14FEB07) Brit Awards, after persuading his girlfriend not to accompany him to the London ceremony. The UNDISCOVERED hitmaker, who...

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Blige Cleans Up Now She's A Grammy Winner

12th February 2007

R+B superstar MARY J BLIGE is planning to clean up her act now she's a multiple Grammy Award winner. The God-fearing FAMILY AFFAIR singer insists fans will never see her dressing down again, and there...

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Sly Stone Makes Another Bizarre Stage Appearance

29th January 2007

Reclusive funk icon SLY STONE stunned fans in Anaheim, California earlier this month (JAN07) when he joined his sister VET and her SLY + THE FAMILY STONE tribute act for a show. The eccentric FAMILY...

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Blige Blames Disgruntled Employees For Spreading Split Stories

18th January 2007

MARY J BLIGE has slammed former employees who are out to break-up her happy marriage by circulating rumours the romance is on the rocks. The FAMILY AFFAIR singer had to face questions about the state...

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Blige Refuses To Get Naked For Movies And Tv

18th January 2007

MARY J BLIGE is keen to expand her acting career after playing a cheerleader coach in an upcoming episode of US TV hit GHOST WHISPERER, but she refuses to take her clothes off. The FAMILY...

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Mary J Blige Tops Grammy Nominations

7th December 2006

It's turning into a great week for MARY J BLIGE - just three days after taking home nine Billboard Awards in Las Vegas, she looks set to be crowned the queen of the Grammys. The...

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Mary J Blige Tops Grammy Nominations

7th December 2006

It's turning into a great week for MARY J BLIGE - just three days after taking home nine Billboard Awards in Las Vegas, she looks set to be crowned the queen of the Grammys. The...

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Producer Blasts Blige Divorce Rumours

2nd November 2006

MARY J BLIGE's producer pal BRYAN MICHAEL COX has defended the R+B star amid reports she is on the verge of splitting from her husband KENDU ISAACS. The FAMILY AFFAIR singer has publicly heaped praise...

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Blige Calls In Woodruff For New Video

10th July 2006

MARY J BLIGE has called on movie-maker BILLE WOODRUFF to direct her new video for TAKE ME AS I AM. In the promo, the FAMILY AFFAIR singer will show off her acting skills as a...

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Blige Refuses To Hear Minnelli Cover

16th March 2006

Soul star MARY J BLIGE has politely declined to listen to singing legend LIZA MINNELLI's cover of her 2001 hit FAMILY AFFAIR. The R+B singer was shocked to hear the CABARET star would cover the...

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Sly To Reunite With The Family Stone?

30th January 2006

Funk legend SLY STONE will reportedly reunite with the classic SLY + THE FAMILY STONE line-up to perform at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on 8 February (06). Reclusive Stone - real name...

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Reclusive Sly Stone To Join Tribute Jam At The Grammys?

28th January 2006

LATEST: Reclusive funk legend SLY STONE is so impressed by the line-up of a Grammy Awards tribute to his music, he's planning to get in on the act. The FAMILY AFFAIR hitmaker has reportedly...

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Stars Line Up For Sly Stone Tribute

17th January 2006

BLACK EYED PEAS star WILL.I.AM and JANET JACKSON are leading a new tribute to funk legends SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE. The stars will join the likes of BUDDY GUY, MOBY, MAROON 5 and...

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Blige Working Hard For Debut Movie

16th December 2005

R+B star MARY J BLIGE is studying hard for her acting debut as NINA SIMONE in the untitled movie biopic, promising fans she'll do the jazz legend justice. The 34-year-old Grammy winner has...

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Sly Stone Ok's Coffee Chain's Tribute Album

14th July 2005

JOSS STONE, STEVEN TYLER and BUDDY GUY are among the stars paying tribute to reclusive funk pioneer SLY STONE on a new covers album. Stone granted bosses at US coffee chain Starbucks permission to...

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Writer Hartmann Dies

2nd December 2003

BOB HOPE's comedy writer EDMUND L HARTMANN died on Friday (28NOV03) at the age of 92. The veteran screenwriter - who passed away in his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico - is...

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Hip-hop Minnelli

24th September 2003

Veteran singer LIZA MINNELLI is poised to make another comeback with the help of hip-hop pal MARY J BLIGE - as a rapper. The CABARET star has been lying low since the collapse of...

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Dido's Blige Admiration

23rd September 2003

MARY J BLIGE's 2001 hit FAMILY AFFAIR is DIDO's favourite song of all time. In a personal top 10 which includes KATE BUSH, WHITNEY HOUSTON, THE FUGEES and STAN collaborator EMINEM, British singer Dido...

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Mary J Pays Tribute To Music Teacher

6th July 2003

MARY J BLIGE has paid tribute to her favourite teacher in a new public service announcement. The FAMILY AFFAIR diva admits she will always have a special place in her heart for her old...

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