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Pixar's Next Animated Film Regarded As "Risky"

13th August 2013

After some test footage was screened over the weekend at Disney's D23 Expo in Anaheim, CA, Pixar's forthcoming feature, Inside Out has already begun to generate controversy. One person attending the presentation remarked during a...

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Roots Manuva Headlines Tramlines

22nd July 2012

Roots Manuva closed the second day of Tramlines festival last night (21.07.12).The 'Witness (1 Hope)' rapper brought the Nokia Lumia Live stage at the event in Northern England to a close, following sets by Ms...

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Britney Spears Causing X Factor Embarrassment

12th June 2012

Britney Spears' 'X Factor' walkouts are ''embarrassing'' show bosses.The 'Toxic' singer has stepped out of auditions twice and sources close to show supremo Simon Cowell say he is worried paying the pop star $15 million...

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Report Gm Demands Networks Cut Ad Rates

4th June 2012

General Motors is getting tough with the major television networks. After deciding not to buy ads in next year's Super Bowl telecast, the automaker is now demanding that each of the networks cut their advertising...

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John Travolta Accuser Wants Private Trial

14th May 2012

A masseur who accused John Travolta of sexual assault is willing to drop his federal proceedings against the star.The unnamed man - who is known as John Doe #2 - is willing to have the...

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Arctic Monkeys Release Single Without Label

28th February 2012

Arctic Monkeys released their new single without the backing of a record label.The British rockers are currently in a bidding war between two companies but they decided to go ahead and bring out 'R U...

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Meat Loaf Gambled On Apartment

26th February 2012

Meat Loaf bought an apartment after gambling with £40.The 'Bat Out Of Hell' hitmaker was extremely successful with a small stake during an early visit to the Playboy Club in London and won enough money...

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Olivia Palermo Named New Face Of Rochas Fragrances

13th February 2012

Olivia Palermo has been announced as the face of Rochas new fragrance.The American socialite, model and actress is to front the brand's next fragrance, and is excited to represent and embody the distinctly Parisienne brand's...

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Seacrest Rumors Provoke Battle At Nbc News

14th December 2011

An internal battle is taking place at NBC News over persistent rumors that the network intends to name American Idol' s Ryan Seacrest the new host of the Today show if, as seems fairly certain,...

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Fighting Tabloids Expensive, Celebrities Say

5th December 2011

Several British celebrities appearing today (Monday) before the Leveson inquiry into the ethics of the media described the enormous legal costs involved in trying to protect themselves against reporters who invade their privacy. TV comedian...

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Super 8 Tracking Poorly

7th June 2011

Providing yet another justification for studios to keep churning out sequels of successful movies, New York magazine is reporting that J.J. Abrams's Super 8 , one of the few original blockbusters being released this summer,...

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Cbs Yanking Csi From Thursday Slot

19th May 2011

CBS is taking a big gamble by knocking CSI Crime Scene Investigation out of its Thursday-night time period in the fall and moving in J.J. Abrams's new Person of Interest to take its place. CSI...

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The Anti-sweeps Hoover Boycotts Abc

19th April 2011

Angry viewers have often banded together to boycott advertisers because of their sponsorship of certain controversial programs. But now, for probably the first time, a longtime soap-opera sponsor, the vacuum maker Hoover, is spearheading a...

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Gwyneth Paltrow Surprised By Sorry Englishmen

11th March 2011

Gwyneth Paltrow thinks English men are too apologetic.Coldplay roadie Matt McGinn has revealed the 38-year-old actress - who is married to the band's frontman Chris Martin - was surprised when he said sorry to her...

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Oprah Winfrey Thinks Anything Is Possible

24th December 2010

Oprah Winfrey believes she can do anything.The TV talk host has her own TV channel and says she enjoys the freedom it gives her because she can make her own dreams come true as well...

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Happy Wife Mena Suvari

21st October 2010

Mena Suvari says married life is going "great".The 'American Beauty' actress tied the knot with music promoter Simone Sestito in May and loves the fact she is now settled down and happy. She told UsMagaizne.com:...

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Critics Slam Cnn's Latest Primetime Venture

5th October 2010

The success of CNN's big gamble in mounting a new politically-oriented talk show in primetime featuring the conservative columnist Kathleen Parker and the liberal former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer won't be known until the...

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People's Mercury Favourite Paul Weller

7th September 2010

Paul Weller is favourite to win tonight's (07.09.10) Mercury Music Prize. There have been an unprecedented number of bets at bookmakers on the singer and internet polls have been flooded with votes for his album...

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John: Bb Was A Gamble

18th January 2008

Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack favourite John Loughton has confessed that coming on the E4 show represented a massive risk for him.Talking to internet entrepreneur Liam Young, the young politician explained the stresses of his work...

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Ocean's 13 Tops Box Office

13th June 2007

Ocean's 13 made an impressive UK debut after topping box office sales in its opening weekend.The gamble by movie moguls to produce the third casino-based caper in the Ocean's series clearly paid off, with the...

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Angelina's 'Gamble' On Brad

6th June 2007

Angelina Jolie has indicated she took a big gamble getting together with fellow Hollywood star Brad Pitt.The couple, who met on the set of the film Mr and Mrs Smith, told Marie Claire that they...

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Hugh Grant Keen On Dr Who Role

22nd February 2007

Actor Hugh Grant could land a role in the cult science fiction series Doctor Who.That is if the floppy haired British actor has his way, after he revealed he was keen to make an appearance...

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Sassoon Wins Royalties Battle

9th September 2004

Celebrity hairstylist VIDAL SASSOON has won a huge settlement from cosmetics company PROCTER + GAMBLE a month before the two parties were due to fight their cases in court. Sassoon claims P+G "intentionally sabotaged"...

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Pretenders Star Chrissie Calls In Her Cruelty Concerns

8th July 2004

THE PRETENDERS star CHRISSIE HYNDE stayed up late on Tuesday night (06JUL04) bombarding employees at medical giants PROCTER + GAMBLE with voicemails protesting animal cruelty. The rocker joined PEOPLE FOR THE ETHICAL TREATMENT OF...

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Sassoon Sues Over Dwindling Legacy

19th May 2003

Hair product king VIDAL SASSOON is suing the cosmetics giants who took over his brand of shampoos and conditioners for fraud. The 75-year-old claims PROCTOR + GAMBLE (P+G) bosses have deliberately sabotaged his product...

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