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Phil Spector's Wife's Lawyer Disputes Spending Claims

It was revealed over the weekend (23-24Apr16) that the music mogul had filed for divorce from Rachelle, his wife of almost ten years, while he is serving a jail sentence at California Health...

Phil Spector 'Files For Divorce'

The music mogul married Short in 2006 while he was in jail and awaiting trial for the 2003 murder of actress Lana Clarkson. After being found guilty of Clarkson's murder in 2009,...

Jefferson Airplane Stars Refused To Sign With Weird Phil Spector

Band founder Marty Balin admits he and his pals refused to sign with any label until they'd met Spector, but the eventual encounter was not what they thought it would be. Balin...

Darlene Love Reworks River Deep After Producer Phil Spector 'Buried' The Vocals On The Original

Bruce Springsteen's sidekick Steven Van Zandt took over production duties on new album Introducing Darlene Love and agreed the classic Spector track was in need of a revamp. Love tells Rolling Stone...

Ronnie Spector Credits Bruce Springsteen With Saving Her Life

Sixties singer Ronnie Spector has credited Bruce Springsteen and his guitarist Steven Van Zandt with saving her from total destruction after she walked out on her husband Phil Spector.The Ronettes star left the legendary music...

Phil Spector Bans Ex-wife From Singing Her Hits

Jailed music mogul Phil Spector is tormenting his ex-wife Ronnie from behind bars by refusing to allow her to perform her signature songs at live concerts.Ronnie Spector shot to fame in the 1960s as lead...

Phil Spector Silent Behind Bars

Incarcerated music mogul Phil Spector hasn't spoken for nine months due to painful polyps on his throat, according to reports.The legendary producer, who was jailed in 2009 for murder, is currently serving his time at...

Phil Spector Moved To Hospital Prison

Jailed music mogul Phil Spector has been moved to a prison dedicated to the treatment of inmates with long-term health issues.The pioneering producer, 74, who is serving 19-years-to-life for shooting actress Lana Clarkson dead at...

Phil Spector Makes New Appeal

Phil Spector has filed another appeal for his murder conviction.The 74-year-old music producer is serving a 19-year sentence for the second-degree murder of actress Lana Clarkson and his legal team have filed a motion asking...

John Lennon's A Matter Of Pee Sells For £53,000

A letter written by the late John Lennon to producer Phil Spector has sold at auction for £53,000.The Beatles star penned 'A Matter Of Pee' in the 70s to complain about Keith Moon of The...

Ronnie Spector: 'I Don't Like Kanye West'

Phil Spector's ex-wife Ronnie has taken aim at Kanye West in a new interview, revealing she thinks the outspoken rapper is a "d**k".The R&B icon, who fronted girl band The Ronettes, was asked for her...

Cher Was Not Shocked By Phil Spector's Demise

Pop superstar Cher admits she was not shocked when Phil Spector ended up in prison because his early life was so troubled.Spector was jailed for 19 years-to-life in 2009 after being found guilty of fatally...

Phil Spector's Daughter Details Harrowing Prison Visits

Phil Spector's daughter has written a harrowing account of visiting her father in prison, detailing the "dismal" conditions and her fears the incarcerated music mogul is wasting away behind bars.The 73-year-old producer is serving 19...

Helen Mirren Cut Short Italian Family Vacation To Work With Pacino

Dame Helen Mirren cut short a family holiday in Italy to work with David Mamet and Al Pacino on Tv movie Phil Spector last year (12) after Bette Midler dropped out of the project.The Queen...

Al Pacino As Phil Spector - "I Would Sit For Hours Just Looking At Phil Talking About Things"

Al Pacino stars alongside Helen Mirren as Phil Spector – the infamous American record producer and songwriter – in David Mamet’s controversial new drama for HBO. The TV movie surrounds the shooting of Lana Clarkson,...

Liberace Movie A Hit For Hbo

Aided by solid reviews earlier in the week at the Cannes Film Festival, where it participated in the competition, director Steven Soderbergh's Behind the Candelabra produced the highest ratings for an HBO original movie in...

Phil Spector's Wife Hopeful New Film Will Win Her Husband An Appeal

Music producer Phil Spector's wife is hoping a controversial new Tv movie surrounding the incarcerated mogul's murder mistrial will help land him an appeal - and freedom.Singer Rachelle Spector previously lashed out at the producers...

Phil Spector's Wife Turns Love Letters Into New Songs

Incarcerated music mogul Phil Spector's wife has turned love letters she has received from the producer from behind bars into songs for a new Ep.Rachelle Spector, who maintains her husband is innocent of the murder...

Lana Clarkson's Former Publicist Furious Over Phil Spector Movie

Lana Clarkson's former publicist has accused the makers of an upcoming Phil Spector biopic of casting doubt on the music producer's conviction for killing the actress.Al Pacino plays the hitmaker as he stands trial for...

Al Pacino Left With A Stoop After Playing Phil Spector

Hollywood legend Al Pacino was left with a stoop after spending months hunched over to play incarcerated music mogul Phil Spector in a new Tv movie.The Godfather star went to great lengths to adopt the...

Silent Clarkson Vigil To Greet Phil Spector Movie Guests

Friends and relatives of tragic actress Lana Clarkson are planning to protest outside the premiere screening of Al Pacino's new Tv movie Phil Spector on Thursday evening (14Mar13).The Friends of Lana Clarkson group will be...

Phil Spector's Wife Upset By New Tv Movie

Disgraced music mogul Phil Spector's wife has blasted the producers of a new Tv movie about the producer's murder trial, insisting the project makes her husband look like a monster.Rachelle Spector is still convinced her...

Helen Mirren Turned To Husband For Phil Spector Information

Helen Mirren turned to her filmmaker husband for help after she was cast as Bette Midler's replacement in a new Phil Spector biopic - because he once worked for the disgraced music mogul.The actress portrays...

Al Pacino Refused To Meet Incarcerated Phil Spector Before Biopic

Al Pacino refused to meet Phil Spector in preparation for an upcoming biopic about the incarcerated music producer as he believed the real man would be very different from the character in the movie.The Oscar-winning...

Al Pacino Refused To Meet Phil Spector Before Portraying Him On Screen

Al Pacino can certainly be described as a method actor when it comes to getting under the skin of the characters he is about to portray.However, despite taking on the role of former record producer...

Mick Jagger Cracks Jokes In Surprise Letterman Appearance

Rocker Sir Mick Jagger poked fun at incarcerated producer Phil Spector and made light of his lack of profits from Maroon 5's hit song Moves Like Jagger during a special appearance on America's The Late...

The Beach Boys Announce New Album As Tour Begins

The Beach Boys will release their first original album in more than two decades later this year. The reunited band, featuring Brian Wilson and Mike Love, are putting the finishing touches to the new record,...

Phil Spector Suing City Officials From Behind Bars

Music mogul Phil Spector is suing City of Alhambra officials in California from behind bars - for allegedly destroying the home where he murdered actress Lana Clarkson almost a decade ago.Spector was convicted of the...

Noel Gallagher Suffers Hair Abuse

Noel Gallagher has had his trademark indie hairstyle abused by a complete stranger.The 44-year-old High Flying Birds star - who is currently on tour in America - admits he was left gobsmacked when a man...

Supreme Court Turns Down Phil Spector's Appeal

Phil Spector has lost the latest round in his fight for freedom after judges at America's highest court refused to review his murder conviction.The disgraced producer, who was jailed for 19-years-to-life in 2009 for the...

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