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Degeneres To Become Winfrey's Neighbour

ELLEN DeGENERES is buying a new home in Montecito, California for just under its $16.9 million (GBP9.4 million) asking price, close to where fellow US TV talk show host OPRAH WINFREY lives. DeGeneres' four-acre, two-storey...

Winfrey Collapses From Heat Exhaustion

Talk show giant OPRAH WINFREY collapsed from heat exhaustion during a recent visit to her hometown of Kosciusko, Mississippi. The 52-year-old was in town for the opening ceremony of Oprah Winfrey Boys + Girls Club,...

Hanks Voted Most Trusted Star

Tom Hanks tops Forbesmagazine's list of 1,500 movie and TV stars as America's most trusted celebrity. More surprising perhaps is the choice of the second- and third-place finishers. Coming in behind Hanks is TV cook/talk-show...

Hanks Is America's Most Trusted Celebrity

Oscar-winning actor TOM HANKS has been named the most trusted celebrity in the US by business publication Forbes. The FORREST GUMP star topped a list of 1,500 celebrities ranked for supposed trustworthiness, beating TV star...

Oprah Admits Presidential 'Overreaction'

LATEST: OPRAH WINFREY has accused her lawyers of "overreacting" by slamming a cease-and-desist order on the man championing her for US presidency. The chat show queen had been tipped to be America's first female leader,...

Oprah Launches Radio Channel

Chat show queen OPRAH WINFREY is poised to take over the world of radio after launching her own US satellite radio channel this morning (25SEP06). Winfrey signed a three-year, $55 million (GBP28 million) deal with...

Steven Tyler's Secret Hepatitis Battle

AEROSMITH frontman STEVEN TYLER has secretly been battling hepatitis C, but he is finally ready to raise awareness of the dangerous disease. Hepatitis C, a viral infection of the blood that can lead to liver...

Mcconaughey Builds Playground In A Day

MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY wasted no time in spending the $61,000 (GBP33,880) he raised by selling off his beloved 1971 convertible Corvette Stingray - he used it to build a kids' playground in a day. The actor...

Jackson Regrets Apologising For Super Bowl Incident

More than two and a half years after her breast was exposed to nearly 100 million viewers during the Super Bowl, JANET JACKSON has finally spoken out about the debacle and insists she shouldn't have...

Streisand Slams Bush Voters

Singing legend BARBRA STREISAND has urged the US public to re-think what they look for in a politician ahead of the next presidential elections. Staunch Democrat Streisand admires current leader GEORGE W BUSH's charisma but...

Oprah Rules Out Presidency

OPRAH WINFREY has ended speculation she's vying to be US president by slamming the reports as "damaging". The chat show queen had been tipped to be America's first female leader, and even inspired Kansas City...

Jackson Loves Shopping In Peace In Paris

JANET JACKSON got a rare chance to shop in peace during a recent day off in Paris, France, when bosses of high-end fashion boutiques Hermes and Colette agreed to shut their stores down for her....

Ludacris Demands Apology From Oprah

LATEST: Rapper/actor LUDACRIS is demanding an apology from OPRAH WINFREY after the chat show host criticised his lyrics. The feud began last year (05) after rapper Ludacris, real name CHRIS BRIDGES, appeared on THE OPRAH...

Frey Settles With Duped Readers

The author who famously duped America into believing his fictional work A MILLION LITTLE PIECES was a memoir has settled a series of lawsuits filed by angry readers. JAMES FREY's book became a best seller...

Oprah's Doctor Helped Queen Latifah Quit Smoking

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...

Brando Son Sold Celebrity Contacts

MARLON BRANDO's son CHRISTIAN allegedly sold his late father's address book of celebrity contact details to a mystery buyer. PageSix.com reports the buyer then tried to sell the Rolodex on online auction eBay before Christian's...

O'donnell: 'Winfrey Should Have Controlled Cruise'

Comedienne ROSIE O'DONNELL has blasted talk show host OPRAH WINFREY for failing to control TOM CRUISE during his infamous couch-jumping escapades on her program last year (MAY05). Cruise had only been dating fiancee KATIE HOLMES...

Redstone Rocket Fired At Cruise Missile

In an action that seemed destined to send Tom Cruise scurrying back to Scientology's E-meters to discover the source of his recent tribulations, Paramount Pictures on Tuesday dropped him and his production company after an...

Oprah Picks Students For Her New School

OPRAH WINFREY has delighted 73 disadvantaged girls by surprising them with a place in the new school she is building in South Africa. The legendary chat show host has spent more than $15 million (GBP8.3...

Rowling Earns More Than Hollywood Stars

HARRY POTTER author JK ROWLING earns more than the highest paid Hollywood stars, according to America's Forbes magazine. The publication has calculated the British writer banks $140 (GBP77) every minute - equal to $200,000 (GBP111,000)...

Mcconaughey's Car Sells For $61,600

LATEST: Movie hunk MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY has raised $61,600 for US victims of last year's (05) Hurricanes, after selling his beloved car on auction website eBay. THE WEDDING PLANNER star, 36, placed his 1971 Corvette Stingray...

Andre 3000: 'Outkast Are Staying Together'

LATEST OUTKAST frontman ANDRE 3000 has hit back at reports the acclaimed duo is splitting up, insisting, "Everything is still tight." The HEY YA! singer insists too many people are jumping to conclusions about his...

Ashanti Dazzled By Oprah's Diamonds

R+B singer ASHANTI was shocked when she attended talk show host OPRAH WINFREY's Legends Ball and was handed a pair of diamond earrings. The FOOLISH singer was a guest at the event, which honoured famous...

Moss Named Best Dressed By Vanity Fair

Supermodel KATE MOSS has claimed the top spot among the rich and famous featured in glossy magazine Vanity Fair's international best-dressed list for 2006. The 32-year-old appears on the cover of the publication's September (06)...

M People Star Hails Oprah Theme Tune

M PEOPLE singer HEATHER SMALL is still thrilled her hit PROUD was chosen by OPRAH WINFREY as the theme tune for her last chat show series, insisting it deserves the exposure. The enduring track has...

Outkast Snub Oprah

Hip-hop duo OUTKAST have reportedly snubbed the chance to promote their upcoming film and album on THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW, because of the chat show host's perceived negative opinion of rap music. Fellow rapper LUDACRIS...

Mcconaughey Auctions Car For Charity

SAHARA star MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY is selling his beloved sports car to raise money for victims of last year's (05) devastating US hurricanes. The actor will put his 1971 Chevrolet convertible on eBay and donate all...

Oprah: 'I'm Not Gay'

OPRAH WINFREY has hit back at ongoing reports she's gay by insisting she would have already told fans if the rumours were true. The media mogul has often been linked romantically with best friend and...

Lavigne Thinks Pink For Wedding

LATEST: AVRIL LAVIGNE had a decidedly girly wedding on Saturday (15JUL06), when she married SUM 41 frontman DERYCK WHIBLEY at a pink Spanish villa, complete with petal pink chiffon dresses for her four bridesmaids. The...

Alley Calls On Travolta Help As Weightloss Stalls

Former CHEERS star KIRSTIE ALLEY has called on pal JOHN TRAVOLTA's motivational skills to help her hit her goal weight. The actress has been steadily losing weight for the past year after ballooning to 230...

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