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Rick Springfield Invites Bellamy Young To Concert During Talk Show

The Scandal star appeared on Live! with Kelly and Michael and was asked about being a fan of Rick's. "That's my whole goal (is to meet him)," she joked on the...

Meryl Streep Has No Rock Career Plans

The Oscar winner took lessons, practised for months, and even received some tutoring from rock legend Neil Young to join musician/actor Rick Springfield as part of a band in the comedy. However,...

Mamie Gummer Is A 'Guard Dog' For Meryl Streep

Mamie Gummer is her mother Meryl Streep's ''guard dog'' as she has taken on the responsibility to protect her from intrusive fans. The 32-year-old actress accepts her world famous parent will always attract a lot...

Diablo Cody: I'm 'Obsessed' With Rick Springfield

Diablo Cody is ''obsessed'' with Rick Springfield.The 'Ricki and the Flash' screenwriter has admitted she was thrilled to work with the rock star as she thinks he has the ''charisma'' movie stars lack.She said: ''I'm...

Rick Springfield Vows To Make Up For Axed Shows

The Jessie's Girl hitmaker was offered a role in comedy-drama Ricki and the Flash by director Jonathan Demme but he had to cancel gigs Down Under because they clashed with the shooting schedule....

Rick Springfield Nearly Passed On Ricki And The Flash Audition

The Jessie's Girl star was approached by director Jonathan Demme to play a guitarist in Streep's onscreen band, and although Springfield was thrilled at the prospect of working with the two Oscar winners,...

Rick Springfield Landed Son In Trouble On Ricki And The Flash Set

The Jessie's Girl hitmaker, real name Richard Springthorpe, reveals his son Josh kept their family bond a secret as he worked on the new rock drama, so the veteran star raised eyebrows when...

Meryl Streep Praises Daughter Mamie Gummer's Acting Talent

Meryl Streep has applauded her daughter for being the ''real deal'' in their new movie 'Ricki and the Flash'.The 66-year-old actress plays the lead role as a retired rock star (Ricki) who returns home to...

Rick Springfield's Record Honours Destroyed By Rain

The Jessie's Girl hitmaker clocked up millions of record sales in his heyday but refused to display the special honours he received to mark his achievements. He instead stored them in a...

Rick Springfield Sold Off Court Photo Evidence For Charity

The Jessie's Girl hitmaker was cleared of any wrongdoing in January (15) after gig-goer Vicki Calcagno sued for damages, claiming she suffered "serious, disabling and permanent injuries" in 2004 when the star allegedly...

Rick Springfield Selling Hair For Charity

The Jessie's Girl singer made his debut as therapist Dr. Pitlor on Sunday night's (28Jun15) episode of True Detective in America, and he insists his new look is all him. Refusing to...

Jury Rules In Favour Of Rick Springfield's Butt In New York Injury Lawsuit

A New York jury has ruled that singer Rick Springfield did not injure a woman during a performance at the New York State Fair over a decade ago. It took the New York state supreme...

Rick Springfield Cleared In Injury Lawsuit Trial

Singer/actor Rick Springfield has won big in a civil injury lawsuit after a New York judge cleared him of any wrongdoing at a concert in 2004.Vicki Calcagno launched legal action against the Jessie's Girl hitmaker...

Rick Springfield Cries As Retrial In Injury Lawsuit Begins

Veteran singer/actor Rick Springfield broke down in tears in a New York court on Tuesday (13Jan15) as he gave his testimony in an injury lawsuit retrial.Vicki Calcagno filed suit against the Jessie's Girl hitmaker in...

Rick Springfield Is In 'True Detective' Season 2. That's Happening.

Rick Springfield has revealed that he's set to appear in True Detective season 2. Yep - that Rick Springfield. The crooner took to Twitter this week to tell fans: "Just finished my 1st day of...

Rick Springfield Joins True Detective Cast

Singer/actor Rick Springfield is heading back to Tv for a mystery role in the second season of hit miniseries True Detective.The Jessie's Girl hitmaker and General Hospital star took to Twitter.com on Wednesday (10Dec14) and...

The Best Musical Performances, On The Subway

Anyone who has ever travelled on the London Underground or the New York subway system knows that the experience is usually a dull and laborious affair. The carriages are sweltering and filled with people trudging...

Rick Springfield Axes Australian Tour For Meryl Streep Movie

Rick Springfield has called off a planned tour of Australia so he can make a movie with Hollywood legend Meryl Streep.The Jessie's Girl star was due to kick off a series of shows Down Under...

Rick Springfield To Stage Benefit For Ill Pal

Rocker Rick Springfield is hitting the stage in Los Angeles to help his longtime friend and guitar technician pay for cancer costs.Ruben Velasco has been diagnosed with stage four cancer and his hospital bills are...

Rick Springfield Embarking On First Solo Tour Of Australia

Singer Rick Springfield is to embark on his first ever solo tour of his native Australia.The Jessie's Girl hitmaker, who was born in Sydney, has not toured the country since he parted with his pop...

Rick Springfield Suffers Second Degree Burns After Hot Tea Incident

Singer Rick Springfield is playing through the pain after suffering second degree burns in a tea-spilling accident.The Jessie's Girl hitmaker scolded himself when a mug he was drinking from escaped his grip. Asked about...

Judge Declares Mistrial In Rick Springfield Injury Case

A judge presiding over a lawsuit against pop rocker Rick Springfield has declared a mistrial so the star's lawyer has more time to question witnesses.Vicki Calcagno is suing Springfield over claims she suffered permanent injuries...

Tupac Shakur To Be Awarded Post-humous Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

The late Tupac Shakur and political commentator Tavis Smiley are among the list of people set to become the next stars honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, with the two being...

Rick Springfield To Pen Fiction Novel

Singer Rick Springfield is putting pen to paper to become a first-time novelist.The Jessie's Girl hitmaker is teaming up with publishers at Touchstone to release Magnificent Vibration in May, 2014, and Springfield, whose original dream...

Rick Springfield Arrested Over Previous Dui Conviction

Singer Rick Springfield was arrested in Los Angeles on Friday (08Mar13) after missing a court date relating to a 2011 Dui conviction.The Jessie's Girl hitmaker was expected to appear before a judge last month (Feb13)...

Rick Springfield Arrested Over Previous Dui Conviction

Singer Rick Springfield was arrested in Los Angeles on Friday (08Mar13) after missing a court date relating to a 2011 Dui conviction.The Jessie's Girl hitmaker was expected to appear before a judge last month (Feb13)...

Rick Springfield Returning To General Hospital

Veteran singer/actor Rick Springfield is returning to hit U.S. soap General Hospital to celebrate the show's 50th anniversary.The Jessie's Girl hitmaker, 63, will reprise his character Dr. Noah Drake on a series of upcoming episodes,...

Sound City Players Rock London

Dave Grohl was joined by Rick Springfield, Rick Nielsen and Lee Ving for his Sound City Players gig last night (19.02.13).The rocker's supergroup - which also comprised other members of Foo Fighters, including Taylor Hawkins,...

Rick Springfield's Hawk Tattoo Is Tribute To Dead Dog

Jessie's Girl hitmaker Rick Springfield has a hawk tattooed on his shoulder as a tribute to his beloved bull terrier/great Dane mix who appeared on the cover of his hit 1981 album Working Class Dog.The...

Rick Springfield Forced To Explain Himself To Jealous Husbands

Eighties pin-up Rick Springfield often receives nasty calls from irate husbands, who believe he's romancing their wives.The Jessie's Girl hitmaker admits his telephone number is not hard to come by - and some devotees actually...

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