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George Clooney's Engagement Surprised Family

17th June 2014

George Clooney's family were ''surprised'' when he got engaged.The 'Monuments Men' actor - who famously declared he would never marry again - proposed to lawyer Amal Alamuddin in April, and his relatives were as shocked...

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Fascinating Fact: 3390181

27th November 2012

The daughters of Danny Kaye, Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney are joining forces to celebrate the trio's classic holiday movie White Christmas at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Dena Kaye, Mary Crosby...

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Kelly Clarkson Prefers The Natural Look

3rd July 2012

Kelly Clarkson is a fan of the natural look.The original 'American Idol' winner - who has been dating Brandon Blackstock, since 2011 - claims to be extremely low-maintenance when she's off-duty and says she lives...

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Bert Weedon Has Died

20th April 2012

Bert Weedon has died. The 91-year-old guitarist - whose popular tutorial manual 'Play In A Day' taught the likes of Eric Clapton, Sir Paul McCartney and Brian May how to play - passed away at...

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George Clooney Urged To Run For President

4th November 2011

George Clooney's father thinks the Hollywood star would make a great US president. Although 'The Ides of March' actor has previously ruled out running for the top job in American politics, his father Nick -...

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George Clooney Introduces Girlfriend To His Parents

9th September 2011

George Clooney has introduced his new girlfriend to his parents.The 'Ides of March' actor - who is dating former WWE Diva Stacy Keibler just three months after splitting from Italian beauty Elisabetta Canalis - has...

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George Clooney Has Great Girl Friends

10th August 2011

George Clooney has "truly great" female friends.The 50-year-old actor - who recently split from girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis after two years together and is now rumoured to be dating former wrestler Stacy Keibler - values the...

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Clooney's Aunt Kept Him Clean

17th October 2008

GEORGE CLOONEY credits his aunt - 1950s singer ROSEMARY CLOONEY - with steering him away from drug addiction. The Ocean's Eleven star was offered painkiller Vicodin by doctors after hurting his back filming the 2005...

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Estevez: 'Demi Moore's Boozy Singer Is Not Tee-total Clooney'

27th November 2006

Actor/director EMILIO ESTEVEZ has killed reports suggesting the boozy lounge singer played by his ex-fiance DEMI MOORE in new movie BOBBY is based on late, great ROSEMARY CLOONEY because the WHITE CHRISTMAS star didn't drink....

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Aunt Rosemary Taught Clooney Fame Pitfalls

4th October 2006

GEORGE CLOONEY credits his late singer aunt ROSEMARY CLOONEY with teaching him how to handle fame. The OCEAN'S ELEVEN actor observed how Rosemary, who wed Hollywood star JOSE FERRER twice, coped with constant press attention...

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Bennett: 'Clooney And I Were The First American Idols'

26th September 2006

Veteran singer TONY BENNETT insists that he and singer ROSEMARY CLOONEY were the first AMERICAN IDOL winners, because they were the first to launch their singing careers on TV. The 80-year-old claims it's harder sustain...

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Bennett Set For Idol Debut In Canada

23rd August 2006

TONY BENNETT is set to make his reality TV debut in Canada by performing on talent show CANADIAN IDOL. The 80-year-old crooner will play host to contestants in his native Manhattan, New York later this...

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Mathis Honoured With Ella Award

14th June 2006

Pop legend JOHNNY MATHIS will become the 15th recipient of the Society of Singers' Ella Award at a ceremony in California in September (06). The prize is named after ELLA FITZGERALD, the first ever winner....

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Amy Adams Sings Away Her Nerves

6th March 2006

Oscar nominee AMY ADAMS belted out 1940s jazz standards on her way to the Academy Awards in an effort to calm her nerves. The JUNEBUG star insisted her limousine driver tuned his radio into her...

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Clooney To Donate Casino Profits To Africa

17th February 2006

Generous movie star GEORGE CLOONEY insists his proposed hotel and casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, will not be purely a money-making venture, because he'll give profits to the poor in Africa. The SYRIANA actor,...

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Gershwin Classic Tops Romance Poll

9th January 2006

GEORGE and IRA GERSHWIN's 1926 love anthem SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME has topped a new list of top romantic tunes. The early St Valentine's Day poll, created by US music historian SCOTT G...

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Clooney's New Casino Takes Las Vegas Back 50 Years

26th September 2005

GEORGE CLOONEY hopes to take revellers back in time when he opens his new Las Vegas, Nevada casino, because he wants it to be the type of venue his late aunt ROSEMARY CLOONEY would have...

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Clooney: 'Fame Destroyed My Aunt Rosemary'

22nd May 2005

GEORGE CLOONEY was so traumatised by the effect the cruel Hollywood system had on his superstar aunt ROSEMARY CLOONEY, he's vowed never to allow himself to be controlled by fame. Singer and screen sensation...

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Clooney Learns From Aunt Rosemary's Mistakes

15th December 2004

Late singer ROSEMARY CLOONEY's misfortunes have become life lessons for her nephew GEORGE CLOONEY, who insists, as a result, he'll never spiral into depression like his aunt did. The movie hunk admits he uses...

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Stars Back Clooney's Dad

18th April 2004

MICHAEL DOUGLAS, RENEE ZELLWEGER, COURTENEY COX and DREW BARRYMORE are among a host of stars backing GEORGE CLOONEY's dad's bid to launch a political career. Kentucky Democrat NICK CLOONEY, a former news anchor and...

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Midler Plans To Withdraw From Grammys

20th January 2004

LATEST: BETTE MIDLER is so "mortified" to be nominated for a GRAMMY in the same category as late singer ROSEMARY CLOONEY, she's considering pulling out of the running altogether. In an unprecedented twist, her...

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Midler Mends Manilow Feud

19th January 2004

BETTE MIDLER was delighted when old pal BARRY MANILOW suggested they record a tribute album to ROSEMARY CLOONEY together because it meant he had forgiven her for her bad temper. Manilow was among Midler's...

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Bette Will Give Her Grammy To Clooney

18th January 2004

BETTE MIDLER will hand over her GRAMMY award to the late ROSEMARY CLOONEY's family if she beats the crooner to a gong this year (04). Midler's Clooney tribute album, THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY SONGBOOK, is...

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George Clooney's Father To Run For Congress

25th November 2003

GEORGE CLOONEY's father NICK has announced plans to run for the US Congress from a district in northern Kentucky. Clooney, 67, brother of late singer ROSEMARY CLOONEY, will campaign as a Democrat to succeed...

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Aunt Scrapped Clooney's Rusty Motor

13th November 2003

Late singer ROSEMARY CLOONEY hated the rusty car her nephew GEORGE used to park outside her Hollywood mansion so much, she had it towed away in the middle of the night. Clooney, then a...

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Clooney Won't Make The Same Cash Mistakes As Aunt Rosemary

8th September 2003

GEORGE CLOONEY learned to be careful with his cash by watching his late aunt ROSEMARY CLOONEY lose hers after trusting too many bad advisers. The actor likes to take care of all his money...

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Madonna Misses Out On Rosemary Clooney's Home

28th April 2003

Pop superstar MADONNA has been left disappointed - after attempting to buy the home of the late singer ROSEMARY CLOONEY. Although realtors reportedly say the five-bedroom Beverly Hills, California, home is better off demolished,...

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