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Blige's Husband Helped Turn Her Life Around

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...

Police Reunite To Open Grammy Awards

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...

By on 30 January 2007

Holmes Plans A Heist With Queen Latifah

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,...

Blige Celebrates Birthday In Style

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...

Rihanna Signs On To Represent Covergirl

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...

Foxx Mocks Winfrey's Female Friendship

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...

Gibson Offers Disgraced Richards His Support

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...

Latifah's Charity Pledge

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...

Bullock And Latifah Named Women Of The Year

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...

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...

Janney Joins Cast Of Hairspray

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...

Walken Teams Up With Travolta For Hairspray

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,...

Duncan Ditches Bodyguard Duty For Films

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...

Broadbent To Play Travolta's Hairspray Husband

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...

Izzard Slams Travolta's Transvestite Performance

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...

Hairspray Says Goodbye To Baltimore

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...

Russell Joins The Covergirls

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...

Pfeiffer Set To Sing In Hairspray

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...

Duff Sprays Hairspray On Broadway

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...

Unknown Teen Lands Hairspray Lead

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...

Queen Latifah To Become Senator?

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...

Bynes Added To Hairspray Cast

Teen queen AMANDA BYNES has been added to the cast of movie musical HAIRSPRAY, taking over the role LESLIE ANN POWERS played in the 1988 JOHN WATERS original. As perky PENNY PINGLETON, Bynes joins an...

Queen Latifah Supports Music Mogul Friend In Court

Rapper/actress QUEEN LATIFAH was in court yesterday (06JUN06) to see her friend, hip-hop manager JIMMY 'HENCHMAN' ROSEMOND, sentenced for misdemeanour assault. Rosemond, manager of rapper THE GAME, received just three years of unsupervised probation and...

Latifah + Foxx Team Up For Aids Drama

QUEEN LATIFAH and JAMIE FOXX are teaming up to produce a new hard-hitting TV drama about the HIV crisis in the black community. Latifah, real name DANA OWENS, will also star in the TV film,...

Romano Refused To Meet Queen Latifah

Actor RAY ROMANO refused to meet QUEEN LATIFAH when he spotted her dining in a restaurant, because he didn't want to ruin the chemistry the two had established on-screen. The pair co-star in ICE AGE:...

Queen Latifah To Star As Welfare Queen

QUEEN LATIFAH will star in WELFARE QUEEN, a fact-based story of a woman who scammed the welfare system out of a fortune. This is the first film her production company, Flavor Unit, is making with...

Latifah Plans To Adopt

LATEST: QUEEN LATIFAH has elaborated on her motherhood claims by revealing she plans to join the Hollywood singles who have adopted children. The rapper/actress shocked fans last month (MAR06) when she revealed she was getting...

Latifah Plans Motherhood

QUEEN LATIFAH is putting her music and movie career on hold so she can become a mum. The rapper/actress has given herself a 12 months to realise her lifelong dream of motherhood - and she...

Latifah: 'I Like A Big Butt'

QUEEN LATIFAH is thrilled with her new animated mammoth character in ICE AGE 2 because it's the first time she's had "booty". The actress/rapper insists she has never been complimented on her rear - and...

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