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50 Cent: 'Samuel L Jackson Is Jealous Of Me'

Rapper 50 CENT has launched a scathing attack on actor SAMUEL L JACKSON - after the actor refused to star in the rapper's movie debut because he questioned 50 Cent's acting abilities. The PULP...

Halle's Catwoman Lands Five Stinkers

HALLE BERRY's superheroine turn as CATWOMAN looks set to be a big winner at this weekend's (26FEB05) GOLDEN RASPBERRY AWARDS in Los Angeles, after picking up five Stinkers. The big-budget 2004 Warner Brothers flop...

Stefani Gives Fan A Grammy Treat

Sexy singer GWEN STEFANI made a fan's dream come true when she took her to this year's (13FEB05) GRAMMY AWARDS. The mother of Ohio native ABBEY, a lifelong fan of the NO DOUBT frontwoman,...

Prince To Receive Naacp Vanguard Award

PRINCE has been selected to receive the NAACP (NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE) Vanguard Award this year (05). The award, which Prince will receive at the 36th annual NAACP IMAGE AWARDS,...

Latifah's Movie Role Motivates Health Drive

Rapper-turned-actress QUEEN LATIFAH was so moved playing a terminally ill woman in her upcoming movie LAST HOLIDAY, she decided to give up smoking. In the movie, a remake of the 1950 ALEC GUINNESS classic,...

Labelle To Play Mama Morton

Soul great PATTI LABELLE is the latest star to play MAMA MORTON on stage after joining the Los Angeles cast of CHICAGO. The LADY MARMALADE singer will take on the busty prison matron, played...

Queen Latifah To Host Grammy Awards

Rapper-turned-actress QUEEN LATIFAH has been confirmed as the host of this year's (05) GRAMMY AWARDS ceremony. The TAXI star is nominated for an award in the Best Jazz Vocal Album category and she will...

Brody Loved Latifah's Supermarket Approval

THE OC star ADAM BRODY knew his life would never be the same again when established celebrities started applauding him for his role in the show. Brody, who plays SETH COHEN in the hit...

Good Vibes For 50 Cent Among Prizegiving Violence

50 CENT was the big winner at a violence-marred inaugural VIBE MUSIC AWARDS in Santa Monica, California, last night (15NOV04) after claiming three of the ceremony's prizes. The rap star took home honours for...

Queen Latifah Petitions Over Film Rating

Rapper-turned-actress QUEEN LATIFAH has successfully charmed the MOTION PICTURE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (MPAA) ratings board into changing her upcoming film BEAUTY SHOP's rating from R to PG-13. The OSCAR-nominated CHICAGO star was furious when...

Latifah Almost Landed Monster's Ball Role

QUEEN LATIFAH has revealed she almost stripped for the much-hyped love scene in MONSTER'S BALL - to make-out with ROBERT DE NIRO. The rapper-turned-actress was slated to play the lead in the acclaimed 2001...

Usher And Keys Up For Vibe Awards

American R+B singer USHER is up for five gongs at this year's (04) VIBE AWARDS - ahead of his duet partner ALICIA KEYS who has been nominated in four categories. The YEAH! star will...

Ll Cool J And Latifah Remake Guinness Film

Rappers LL COOL J and QUEEN LATIFAH are joining forces to remake a classic ALEC GUINNESS comedy. The two stars have been cast in the modern adaptation of 1950 British comedy LAST HOLIDAY....

Latifah Races Leno

Rapper-turned-actress QUEEN LATIFAH was forced to put her driving skills to the test on Wednesday night (13OCT04), when comedian JAY LENO challenged her to a race. The OSCAR-nominated CHICAGO star made an appearance on...

Shark Tale Stays On Top Of Us Box Office

SHARK TALE remains on top of the American box office in its second week of release, after taking in an extra $31.7 million (GBP17.6 million). BILLY BOB THORNTON's FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS debuted in second...

Gisele: I'm No Actress - Yet

While supermodel GISELE BUNDCHEN is excited about making her movie debut in the new comedy TAXI, she's refusing to call herself an actress - yet. The Brazilian beauty, currently dating Hollywood actor LEONARDO DiCAPRIO,...

Latifah Feared Losing 'Street Cred' With Jazz Album

Rapper-turned-actress QUEEN LATIFAH was reluctant to showcase her singing talents on a jazz album - because she was worried it would damage her "street cred". Latifah, real name DANA OWENS, unveiled her singing skills...

Latifah's Slave Wish Granted

QUEEN LATIFAH is always careful when it comes to putting together her backstage and set wish lists after once being given two slaves for the day. The CHICAGO star, real name DANA OWENS, came...

Latifah Drives Hard At New York Cab Drivers

QUEEN LATIFAH is using her new action comedy TAXI to highlight the racism that goes on among New York's cab drivers. The rapper-turned-actress plays a tough taxi driver in the film, and she has...

Eva, Barbershop + White Chicks Triumph At Bet Awards

DELIVER US FROM EVA, WHITE CHICKS and BARBERSHOP 2: BACK IN BUSINESS were the big movie winners at the first BET COMEDY AWARDS in Los Angeles on Tuesday (28SEP04). Deliver Us From Eva co-stars...

Latifah Fasts After Indulging In Italy

QUEEN LATIFAH over-indulged so much during her summer (04) trip to Italy, she's desperate to lose weight. The rapper-turned-actress spent three weeks in the European country and had so much fun eating Italy's infamous...

Latifah Rules Out Urban Jokes

QUEEN LATIFAH vetoed a cockfight scene in her 2003 comedy BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE because she felt it would be too offensive to black people. The rapper-turned-movie star executive produced the film, in which...

Fawcett Shows Off Sexy Dance Moves

Actress FARRAH FAWCETT added a sexy touch to ELLEN DeGENERES' chat show yesterday (15SEP04), when she taught the comedienne how to dance like she's "standing up making love". The original CHARLIE'S ANGELS star, 57,...

Jam Master Jay Biopic Planned

Slain rap star JAM MASTER JAY is to be honoured with a new movie about his life. The RUN-DMC star's protege FREDRO STARR is looking to cast top black names like QUEEN LATIFAH, DEREK...

Onyx Star Producing Movie On Jam Master Jay

ONYX rapper FREDRO STARR is set to produce a movie based on the life story of his mentor and late RUN-DMC DJ JAM MASTER JAY. The script is being written with a cousin of...

There's No Place Like Home For Ashanti In Muppets' Oz

ASHANTI and QUENTIN TARANTINO are to be the unlikely stars of THE MUPPETS' adaptation of classic movie THE WIZARD OF OZ. R+B star Ashanti will play aspiring performer DOROTHY GALE in the remake, who...

Latifah Loves Lessened Load

Rapper-turned-actress QUEEN LATIFAH is finally happy with her reduced breasts, after months of regretting the procedure. The curvaceous star had her bounteous bosom reduced last year (03), after admitting she was suffering from back...

Macdowell Honoured By Old College

Stunning actress ANDIE MacDOWELL is to be awarded the MEDAL OF HONOR in the Arts from her former university tutor. The GROUNDHOG DAY beauty will be honoured at a fund-raiser on 22 October...

Jolie And Latifah Among Hollywood Icons

ANGELINA JOLIE, QUEEN LATIFAH, PATRICIA CLARKSON and producer LIZA CHASIN have been chosen to receive the Hollywood Icon Awards at PREMIERE magazine's 11th annual Premiere Women celebration. PRINCESS DIARIES beauty ANNE HATHAWAY will receive...

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'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Has Worn Joss Whedon Out

Now that he has unleashed his second 'Avengers' movie to global box...

Rosewater - Movie Review

A harrowing true story infused with sharp humour and bristling intelligence, this riveting film is an auspicious writing...

Music Streaming Dinosaur Grooveshark Shuts Down Overnight After Rights Settlement

With all the fuss around Spotify and Jay Z’s streaming service Tidal, other...

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Ryan Adams Covers Bryan Adams' 'Summer of 69' in Nashville [Video]

Some twelve years after he had a heckler removed for requesting Bryan...

Samba - Movie Review

Some very big themes are given space to breathe in this remarkably naturalistic drama, which is livened up by terrific...

Enrique Iglesias Is Second Biggest Victor At 2015 Latin Music Awards

Romeo Santos, commonly known as The King of Bachata, was not...

'Unfriended' Brings Horror To Screen Addicts

Horror is a reliably profitable genre, generally cheap to make and always popular with young audiences...

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