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Diana Ross' Son Worried About Smoking Role As Gay Hiv Victim

12th March 2007

DIANA ROSS' teenage son EVAN feared he'd upset his famous mum if he took on a role as a gay HIV sufferer in QUEEN LATIFAH's new TV movie LIFE SUPPORT - because the character smoked....

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Latifah Discovers Heartache Of American Adoption

9th March 2007

QUEEN LATIFAH is nervous about adopting an American child because the biological parents have three years to change their minds. The rapper-turned-actress, real name DANA OWENS, is committed to starting a family by adopting an...

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Travolta: Timberlake Stole My Moves!

6th March 2007

Saturday Night Fever star John Travolta has to give it to Justin Timberlake for taking his dance moves and perfecting them.When asked if he sees himself in any of the young music or movie hotshots...

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Stars Record Birthday Tribute For Fitzgerald

6th March 2007

LINDA RONSTADT, GLADYS KNIGHT, CHAKA KHAN and NATALIE COLE are among the stars contributing songs to an album celebrating what would have been music legend ELLA FITZGERALD'S 90th birthday. Fitzgerald, also known as the First...

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Degeneres In Tears Over Oscars Feat

27th February 2007

Oscars host ELLEN DeGENERES burst into tears on her live post-Academy Awards TV talk show yesterday (26FEB07), after a string of celebrities poured praise on her via video. The humbled comedienne fought to regain composure...

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Fascinating Fact 2849

13th February 2007

BRUCE WILLIS and QUEEN LATIFAH have teamed up to produce a new documentary, THE HIP HOP PROJECT, about a homeless teenager who inspires a group of New York teens to transform their life stories into...

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Queen Latifah Gets Serious About Becoming A Mum

13th February 2007

QUEEN LATIFAH is so keen to start a family she's applying to become a foster parent. The rapper-turned-actress has her sights set on playing mum to 18 kids - both natural and adopted - and...

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Ludacris' Mum Locked Out Of Packed Grammys Party

13th February 2007

Rapper LUDACRIS' post-Grammy Awards party was such a hot ticket even his own mother had trouble getting in. The Grammy Award winner staged a glitzy bash at the Social Hollywood club late on Sunday (11FEB07)...

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Blige's Husband Helped Turn Her Life Around

2nd February 2007

MARY J BLIGE credits her husband with giving her the motivation to turn her life around after years of addiction and abuse. The BE WITHOUT YOU STAR was in a downward spiral when she met...

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Police Reunite To Open Grammy Awards

30th January 2007

The Police are to reform and play at next month's Grammy Awards, it has been confirmed.Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers will reunite for the 49th annual awards, the biggest in the US music calendar.Five-time...

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Holmes Plans A Heist With Queen Latifah

26th January 2007

KATIE HOLMES is set to return to the big screen after her crazy 2006 by planning a heist with QUEEN LATIFAH. The BATMAN BEGINS star is in negotiations to join the cast of MAD MONEY,...

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Blige Celebrates Birthday In Style

18th January 2007

R+B star MARY J BLIGE started off the new year right with a surprise birthday bash at Beverly Hills hotspot Mr Chow last week (ends14JAN07). The star's husband, KENDU ISAACS, arranged all the details for...

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Rihanna Signs On To Represent Covergirl

7th December 2006

R+B singer RIHANNA has joined fellow singers BRANDY and QUEEN LATIFAH as one of the faces representing CoverGirl cosmetics. The 18-year-old Barbados-born beauty, whose mother was a professional make-up artist, will appear in ads beginning...

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Foxx Mocks Winfrey's Female Friendship

5th December 2006

JAMIE FOXX left OPRAH WINFREY squirming when he mocked the TV star's relationship with her friend GAYLE KING at a tribute to WILL SMITH on Sunday (03DEC06). The Oscar winner played on rumours suggesting Winfrey...

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Gibson Offers Disgraced Richards His Support

30th November 2006

MEL GIBSON has offered his support to disgraced comic MICHAEL RICHARDS, revealing he came close to penning a note to the former SEINFELD star after his racist rant in a Los Angeles comedy club. The...

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Latifah's Charity Pledge

1st November 2006

QUEEN LATIFAH handed out $150,000 (GBP83,000) to a women's charity after being moved by its work rescuing girls from prostitution in south-east Asia. The actress/rapper heard about the work of Cambodian activist SOMALY MAM and...

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Bullock And Latifah Named Women Of The Year

1st November 2006

Hollywood stars SANDRA BULLOCK and QUEEN LATIFAH were named Women Of The Year at the American edition of Glamour magazine's annual awards on Monday (30OCT06). Bullock was honoured as The Undercover Activist for her quiet...

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Oprah's Doctor Helped Queen Latifah Quit Smoking

6th September 2006

QUEEN LATIFAH has publicly thanked OPRAH WINFREY for helping her to quit smoking. The CHICAGO star, a self-confessed "avid watcher" of Winfrey's daily talk show, was so distressed when guest DR MEHMET OZ showed the...

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Janney Joins Cast Of Hairspray

30th August 2006

ALLISON JANNEY is leaving White House drama THE WEST WING far behind and joining the cast of the big screen version of HAIRSPRAY. Janney, who has won four Emmy Awards for her role as White...

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Walken Teams Up With Travolta For Hairspray

17th August 2006

CHRISTOPHER WALKEN is set to play JOHN TRAVOLTA's husband in the big screen adaptation of HAIRSPRAY. The PULP FICTION star is replacing JIM BROADBENT, who was originally cast as WILBUR TURNBLAD. Walken will join Travolta,...

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Duncan Ditches Bodyguard Duty For Films

14th August 2006

THE GREEN MILE star MICHAEL CLARKE DUNCAN was a bodyguard for top Hollywood stars before deciding to try his own luck as an actor. The beefy 360 pound (163 kilograms) star watched over celebrities including...

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Broadbent To Play Travolta's Hairspray Husband

7th August 2006

British actor JIM BROADBENT has been added to the cast of movie musical HAIRSPRAY after beating BILLY CRYSTAL to play JOHN TRAVOLTA's husband. Oscar-winning IRIS star Broadbent will play WILBUR TURNBLAD, the father of the...

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Izzard Slams Travolta's Transvestite Performance

26th July 2006

British funnyman EDDIE IZZARD has blasted JOHN TRAVOLTA's portrayal of a transvestite in cult comedy HAIRSPRAY as cliched - before the actor has even begun filming his role. Travolta has signed up to bend genders...

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Hairspray Says Goodbye To Baltimore

20th July 2006

The producers of much-anticipated movie musical HAIRSPRAY have upset film fans in Baltimore, Maryland by deciding to shoot the project in Canada. The original Hairspray movie and hit Broadway musical were set in Baltimore, where...

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Russell Joins The Covergirls

18th July 2006

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE III star KERI RUSSELL has joined the ranks of the beauties at cosmetics firm Covergirl. The actress joins CHRISTIE BRINKLEY and QUEEN LATIFAH as the company's latest spokesmodel, showing off the new Outlast...

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Pfeiffer Set To Sing In Hairspray

17th July 2006

MICHELLE PFEIFFER has joined the cast of the forthcoming big screen version of HAIRSPRAY as villain VELMA VON TUSSEL. The star joins JOHN TRAVOLTA, QUEEN LATIFAH, AMANDA BYNES and newcomer NIKKI BLONSKY, who'll play...

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Duff Sprays Hairspray On Broadway

13th June 2006

HILARY DUFF's older sister is heading for the limelight after signing on to star in hit Broadway, New York musical HAIRSPRAY. HAYLIE DUFF will play make her Broadway debut as bitch AMBER VON TUSSLE next...

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Unknown Teen Lands Hairspray Lead

9th June 2006

Unknown teenager NIKKI BLONSKY has landed the role of a lifetime - as the chubby star of the HAIRSPRAY movie remake. The 17-year-old New Yorker will play hefty heroine TRACY TURNBLAD in the star-studded new...

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Queen Latifah To Become Senator?

9th June 2006

Rapper and actress QUEEN LATIFAH is considering turning to politics and running for the US Senate. The rapper - real name DANA OWENS - was making an appearance on Capitol Hill in Washington DC to...

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