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Usher Taught How To Box By Sugar Ray Leonard

10th September 2014

Usher has been taught how to box by Sugar Ray Leonard.The R&B singer is playing the legendary boxer in upcoming movie 'Hands of Stone' which is a biopic about Leonard's most famous opponent, Hall of...

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Usher Has Star-studded Birthday Bash

16th October 2013

Usher had a surprise star-studded birthday party on Monday night (14.10.13).The 'Scream' hitmaker turned 35 on October 14 and celebrated in style with a number of other A-Listers - including P Diddy, Justin Bieber, Sugar...

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Usher Left Exhausted By Strenuous Sugar Ray Leonard Fitness Regime

14th October 2013

Singer Usher learned to pace himself as he trained to play boxer Sugar Ray Leonard in new Roberto Duran biopic Hands Of Stone after struggling to walk following an ill-advised bicycle marathon.The Yeah! hitmaker was...

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Usher In Training To Portray Sugar Ray Leonard In Biopic

6th May 2013

Usher will be cutting out sweet treats this summer so he can lose 20 pounds (11.3 kilograms) to portray boxing great Sugar Ray Leonard in an upcoming Roberto Duran biopic.The singer/songwriter, who made his movie...

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Robert De Niro To Star In Hands Of Stone

9th April 2013

Robert De Niro and Edgar Ramirez have signed on for 'Hands of Stone'.The actors will star in the upcoming biopic about champion boxer Roberto Duran, with Ramirez set to play the legendary sportsman and De...

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Usher Is Hoping For An Oscar

17th June 2012

Usher hopes to win an Oscar for his role as Sugar Ray Leonard.The R&B singer is keen for a prestigious Academy Award thanks to his performance in upcoming biopic 'Hands of Stone', despite ''coming out...

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Usher Eyes Oscars Gold With Sugar Ray Leonard Role

11th June 2012

Usher has vowed to put his all into portraying boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard on the big screen in the hope of landing an Academy Award.The R&B singer will portray Leonard in Hands of Stone,...

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Usher To Play Boxer Leonard

22nd March 2012

R&B singer Usher is stepping into the ring to play boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard in an upcoming film.The Confessions hitmaker will portray the now-retired champion in Hands of Stone, a new biopic about Panamanian...

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Hugh Jackman Reveals 'Real Steel' Fitness Regime

7th October 2011

Hugh Jackman has revealed the intense fitness regime he underwent to prepare for new movie 'Real Steel'. The Australian actor plays Charlie Kenton, a former fighter who begins to manage a team of violent robot...

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The Things They Say 23073

7th October 2011

"When he punches you in the stomach, man, that hurts... The behind-the-scenes camera turned on... and out of the corner of his eye, the red light (went on) and bang! I cried." Hugh Jackman on...

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Fascinating Fact 12178

5th October 2011

Boxing champion Sugar Ray Leonard not only taught Hugh Jackman how to look like a fighter in new film Real Steel, his moves were transferred onto the robots in the movie.

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Anthony Mackie Wants To Play Sugar Ray Leonard

26th September 2011

The Hurt Locker star Anthony Mackie wants to be the leading contender to star in a movie about boxing great Sugar Ray Leonard after meeting the sports icon on the set of his latest film.The...

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Leonard Applauds Jackman For Thumping Wrestler

23rd September 2011

Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard has assured pal Hugh Jackman he shouldn't be upset about fracturing wrestler Dolph Ziggler's jaw during a stunt wrestling scrap earlier this week (19Sep11), insisting the fighter was literally asking to...

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Hugh Jackman's Fame Beats Boxers

7th September 2011

Hugh Jackman's boxing sparring partners let him win because he is famous. The Australian actor took up the sport to prepare for his film 'Real Steel' - an action movie set in the near-future where...

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Sugar Ray Fights Back Tears Recalling Childhood Molestation

3rd August 2011

Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard broke down in tears during a TV interview on Wednesday (03Aug11) when he recalled the sexual abuse he suffered as a child.The fighting champ went public with his shocking revelation...

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Boxing Great Leonard Sexually Abused As A Child

18th May 2011

Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard was sexually abused by a "prominent" coach as a child, he reveals in a new memoir.The famous fighter, who makes the confession in his upcoming tell-all book, The Big Fight:...

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Kirstie Alley Was 'Broken' Before Dancing With The Stars

14th April 2011

Kirstie Alley - The 60-year-old actress Kirstie Alley admits that she was "broken" before agreeing to feature on this year's Dancing With The Stars, reports US Magazine. Alley spoke candidly on the Oprah Winfrey show...

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Sugar Ray Leonard Leaves Dancing With The Stars

13th April 2011

Sugar Ray Leonard was given the boot on last night's Dancing With The Stars, despite fellow contestant Kirstie Alley making her second mishap in consecutive weeks on Monday's show. Sugar Ray Leonard was gracious in...

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Jennifer Hudson Wows On Dancing With The Stars

13th April 2011

Jennifer Hudson wowed the live studio audience on last night's Dancing With The Stars results show, performing new song 'Don't Look Down'. Jennifer Hudson, who arrived on stage in an elegant purple gown, also performed...

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Kirstie Alley Blames Petra For Mishap

13th April 2011

Kirstie Alley - Dancing With The Stars contestant Kirstie Alley has blamed professional dancer Petra Nemcova for her mishap on Monday's show (11th April 2011). Kirstie Alley lost her shoe during this week's routine...

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Sugar Ray Leonard Leaves Dwts

13th April 2011

Sugar Ray Leonard became the latest celebrity to be voted off 'Dancing with the Stars' last night (12.04.11). The former boxing champion and his professional partner Anna Trebunskaya found themselves in the bottom two alongside...

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Wendy Williams Leaves Dwts

6th April 2011

Wendy Williams was the second star to be eliminated from 'Dancing with the Stars' last night (05.04.11).The talk show host and her partner Tony Dovolani were sent home after their foxtrot to 'Last Night A...

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Dancing With The Stars Says Goodbye To Mike Catherwood

30th March 2011

Mike Catherwood was the first 'Dancing With the Stars' contestant to be evicted from the show last night (29.03.11).The radio host received a low score of 17 after his jive routine with partner Lacey Schwimmer...

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Mike Catherwood And Lacey Schwimmer Leave Dwts

30th March 2011

Mike Catherwood was the first celebrity to leave 'Dancing with the Stars' last night (29.03.11).The bottom three celebrity contestants were boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard, talk show host Wendy Williams and radio personality Mike, also...

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Kirstie Alley Gets An Eight On Dwts

22nd March 2011

Kirstie Alley "wants a nine" on 'Dancing with the Stars'. The 'Fat Actress' star and her partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy came second in the leader board on the night with their cha cha cha to Cee...

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Petra Nemcova's Tears For Japan

14th March 2011

Petra Nemcova's "heart was broken" by footage of the tsunami in Japan.The supermodel - who survived the Indian Ocean disaster which struck Thailand in 2004 and killed her then-fiance photographer Simon Atlee - spoke of...

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Kirstie Alley Still Losing Weight For Dancing With The Stars

10th March 2011

Kirstie Alley insists she is still losing weight in preparation for her debut on Dancing With The Stars.Kirstie Alley, the American actress who has been paired with professional partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy on the hit reality...

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Sugar Ray: 'I Slipped In Ecklund Fight'

8th March 2011

Boxing great Sugar Ray Leonard has attempted to put 33 years of in-fighting between himself and real-life The Fighter character Dicky Ecklund to rest - by revealing the truth about the end of their 1978...

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Kendra Wilkinson Lands Louis As Dance Man

2nd March 2011

Kendra Wilkinson will be partnered by Louis van Amstel on the 12th series of 'Dancing with the Stars'.The former Playboy model will be taught her moves by the ballroom dance champion - who has previously...

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Sugar Ray Leonard Wants To Prove Family Wrong

2nd March 2011

Sugar Ray Leonard has spoken about his forthcoming appearance on Dancing With The Stars, saying he wants to 'prove his family wrong'.Sugar Ray Leonard, the American boxing legend, says he is "excited" to begin work...

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