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Producers Blamed For Riot At Tv Audition

16th March 2009

New York City Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG has blamed the producers of U.S. TV series AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL for the riot that occurred at a recent audition for the show. Potential contestants for the forthcoming season...

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Ugly Betty Moves Jobs To New York

13th May 2008

LATEST: New York Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG has welcomed UGLY BETTY's move from Los Angeles to New York, revealing it will create more than 200 jobs in the Big Apple. Producers last week (ends09May08) announced the...

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The Police To Forest New York

6th May 2008

Reunited rockers THE POLICE have struck a deal with New York City Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG to forest the Big Apple with proceeds from their last ever live date. The trio and Bloomberg staged a press...

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Bloomberg's Movie Dream

29th November 2007

New York mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG dreams of a career in the movies, and used Tuesday's (27Nov07) Gotham awards to lobby Hollywood film makers. As a guest at the New York ceremony, Bloomberg promoted his cameo...

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Mayor Bloomberg Cast In Sex + The City Film

7th November 2007

New York City's Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG has landed a role in the upcoming SEX + THE CITY movie. The city leader played himself in Sex and the City: The Movie during a shoot that took...

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Goldberg Gets A Standing Ovation As She Makes Talk Show Debut

4th September 2007

WHOOPI GOLDBERG won a standing ovation and a special welcome from New York's Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG when she made her debut on TV show THE VIEW on Tuesday morning (04Sep07). The comedienne was announced as...

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Maguire Presented With Spider-man Week Proclamation

30th April 2007

New York City Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG has presented actor TOBEY MAGUIRE with a proclamation officially declaring this week (begs30Apr07) to be Spider-Man Week. Bloomberg opened seven days of Spider-Man themed festivities this morning (30Apr07). Spider-Man...

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Lee Calls On Nyc Mayor's Help

2nd March 2007

SPIKE LEE has called upon New York Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG to help him prepare for his new TV series about the prestigious position. The director spent some time with Bloomberg at Manhattan's City Hall on...

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Glover Honoured By Directors Guild Of America

13th September 2006

DANNY GLOVER was honoured by the Directors Guild Of America (DGA) yesterday (12SEP06) for his humanitarian work in the US and Africa. The LETHAL WEAPON actor was lauded at a ceremony in Los Angeles alongside...

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Nyc Mayor Disgusted By Aviance Attack

12th June 2006

LATEST: New York City Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG has blasted the gang who attacked drag star KEVIN AVIANCE on Saturday (10JUN06), insisting homophobia will not be tolerated. Gay icon Aviance, 37, had to have his jaw...

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Lopez + Anthony Join Puerto Rican Day Parade

12th June 2006

JENNIFER LOPEZ and MARC ANTHONY gave New York's Puerto Rican Day a boost yesterday (11JUN06) when they joined city mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG on the parade route. The Puerto Rican couple made an unexpected appearance, thrilling...

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Fascinating Fact 717

28th December 2005

A host of celebrities including LIZA MINNELLI, JOHN LITHGOW and BARBARA WALTERS will take part in New York City Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG's inauguration on New Year's Day (01JAN06)....

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Nyc Mayor Attends Damon Wedding

14th December 2005

LATEST: New York City Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG was one of the few guests to attend MATT DAMON's quickie wedding to LUCIANA BARROSO in the Big Apple on Friday (09DEC05). The mayor watched the OCEAN'S...

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Brooks, Elton, Dolly + Gretchen Make New York Cmas Magical

16th November 2005

GARTH BROOKS brought New York's Times Square to a standstill last night (15NOV05) when he staged a live comeback outside the Country Music Association Awards (CMA) Awards. The retired country star performed new single...

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Law And Order Stars Warned Over Police Costumes

24th August 2005

Actors on hit US crimes shows LAW + ORDER AND CSI: NY will face arrest if they are spotted carrying police costumes to and from work. The change in the city's laws became apparent...

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Cumming Slams Nyc Mayor

31st March 2005

Scottish actor ALAN CUMMING slammed New York Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG for his opposition to same-sex marriages at an awards ceremony in the city on Tuesday (29MAR05) - and received a standing ovation. As GOLDENEYE...

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U2 Break New York Law

7th December 2004

New York officials have refused to punish U2 for illegally driving a flat-bed truck through the city's streets - to thank them for bravely performing in Manhattan immediately after September 11 (01). The Irish...

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Italian Politician Adds Weight To Sopranos Debate

12th October 2004

DEPUTY ITALIAN PRIME MINISTER has added his weight to the growing clamour against THE SOPRANOS' depiction of Italians and Italian-Americans. GIANFRANCO FINI, the leader of Italy's rightwing NATIONAL ALLIANCE PARTY, took part in New...

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The Producers' Shooting Location Is All About Bagels

30th September 2004

MEL BROOKS has one major reason for choosing to shoot the film version of his musical THE PRODUCERS in Brooklyn, New York - the quality of the bagels. Brooklyn native Brooks' move to shoot...

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Kristin Davis Nurturing Olympic Flame

20th August 2004

SEX AND THE CITY star KRISTEN DAVIS has thrown her delicate frame behind New York's bid to host the 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES. Davis, who played CHARLOTTE YORK in the hit series, yesterday (19AUG04) attended...

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Leary Sees Red At Set Neighbour

22nd July 2004

American wildman DENIS LEARY lived up to his fearsome reputation during a row over a tree on the set of new show RESCUE ME last week (ends16JUL04) - by screaming abuse at a local man....

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Monkee In Smoking Argument

22nd December 2003

Former MONKEE MICKEY DOLENZ has dramatically changed his views on smoking, after a run-in with a New York bar tender. Dolenz, a vehement anti-smoker, was adamant about his stance on the subject when DES...

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Calvin Becomes A Bill

23rd October 2003

Designer CALVIN KLEIN has helped launch a new law in New York thanks to his courtside basketball chat with NEW YORK KNICKS star LATRELL SPREWEL. Klein was escorted back to his seat at a...

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Grammy Awards To Return To Los Angeles

24th September 2003

After moving to New York last year (02) the GRAMMY AWARDS are making a return to Los Angeles. The NATIONAL ACADEMY OF RECORDING ARTS AND SCIENCES announced yesterday that its 46th annual ceremony honouring...

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Michael Caine's Fireworks Scare

16th September 2003

British actor SIR MICHAEL CAINE was left horrified last night (15SEP03) when he and fellow party guests mistook a firework display for a terrorist attack. The GET CARTER star attended a posh dinner party...

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Celia Cruz Has Music School Named After Her

21st August 2003

A Bronx, New York music high school will be named in honour of late 'Queen of Salsa' CELIA CRUZ. New York mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG announced that the DEWITT CLINTON HIGH SCHOOL-LEHMAN COLLEGE CELIA CRUZ...

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Jennifer Lopez Agrees To Meet Fan Mayor Bloomberg

8th August 2003

One of JENNIFER LOPEZ's biggest fans will finally be granted an audience with his idol - the JERSEY GIRL actress has agreed to meet New York's MAYOR MICHAEL BLOOMBERG. In May (03) Bloomberg told...

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Anti-smoking Mayor Welcomes Whoopi's Nicotine-filled Show

8th August 2003

Mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG has welcomed WHOOPI GOLDBERG's cigarette-puffing sitcom character to New York - despite banning indoor smoking in the Big Apple. WHOOPI, which hits screens in September (03), is the first sitcom to...

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Clay Aiken Starts New Charity

5th August 2003

AMERICAN IDOL runner-up CLAY AIKEN has formed a new charity to benefit children with mental disabilities. Aiken made the surprise announcement of forming the BUBEL-AIKEN FOUNDATION last week (ends01AUG03) in New York City at...

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J.lo Melts Political Hearts

26th May 2003

MAID IN MANHATTAN star JENNIFER LOPEZ has won herself another high profile admirer - New York mayor MICHAEL BLOOMBERG. Bloomberg, the instigator of the unpopular no-smoking policy in the city, revealed his penchant for...

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