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Eddie Murphy Quits As Oscars Host, Hunt On For Replacement

Eddie Murphy has spectacularly quit his role as the host of the Oscars in February 2011, less than 24 hours after the show's producer Brett Ratner stepped down amidst a wave of criticism following an...

Ricky Gervais Says Marriage Is 'Irrelevant'

Ricky Gervais doesn't "see the point" in getting married.The 50-year-old comedian has been with partner Jane Fallon for almost 30 years but says they have no intention to tie the knot because they are happy...

Tom Hanks And Kevin Bacon Want Extras Role

Tom Hanks and Kevin Bacon are itching for a role in Ricky Gervais' sitcom Extras - but he is adamant he has no plans for a third season of the show.The Office creator attracted showbiz...

Ricky Gervais Explains Kim Cattrall Jibe

Ricky Gervais is adamant Kim Cattrall is wrong to take offence at his swipe at the Sex And The City cast, insisting she misunderstood the jibe.The Office funnyman took aim at several actors when he...

Carey Mulligan, Johnny Depp, Kissing Scenes Cut After Nerves

Actress Carey Mulligan has revealed her 'kissing' scenes with Johnny Depp in the movie Public Enemies had to be cut from the film because she looked too nervous. Producers thought the actress appeared "uncomfortable" during...

Ricky Gervais Sore Over Bruce Springsteen Vocals

Ricky Gervais is nursing a sore throat after trying to perfect an impersonation of Bruce Springsteen's gravelly vocals for an upcoming charity show.The British funnyman is teaming up with the Born to Run hitmaker to...

Ricky Gervais To Host Golden Globes

Ricky Gervais looks set to host the Golden Globes for a third time. The comedian was spotted dining out with Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) president Aida Takla-O'Reilly and Doug Vaughan, NBC's head of Specials, at the...

Ricky Gervais Hints At Golden Globes Return

Ricky Gervais looks set to return as the host of the Golden Globes, after being spotted by the New York Post dining with Aida Takla O'Reilly, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, and Doug...

Ricky Gervais Insists New Series Isn't Offensive

Ricky Gervais has defended his new comedy series against accusations it is offensive to little people.His upcoming sitcom 'Life's Too Short' stars diminutive actor Warwick Davis as a fictionalised version of himself and Ricky said...

Ashley Jensen Proud That Beckham Knows Her

Ashley Jensen was thrilled when David Beckham knew who she was. The former 'Ugly Betty' star met the soccer player when his wife Victoria Beckham made a cameo on the TV show and Ashley couldn't...

Ricky Gervais: I Was Lazy

Ricky Gervais used to the "laziest, least ambitious person" he knew.The comic star admits he didn't try hard enough to make the most of his career when he was younger and it took him a...

Depp Takes Aim At Gervais For Golden Globes Gags All In The Name Of Fun

Funnyman Ricky Gervais' mean-spirited Golden Globes jibes have come back to haunt him on his new British comedy show Life's Too Short - Johnny Depp has lashed out at him.In the show, Depp agrees to...

Johnny Depp Shoves 'Midget Down A Toilet'

Johnny Depp shoves "a midget down a toilet" in Ricky Gervais' new TV series.The actor has a cameo role in the comedian's upcoming sitcom 'Life's Too Short' - which stars diminutive actor Warwick Davis as...

Bruce Willis Announces 4th Child, As Ashton Gets Teary Onstage

Bruce Willis has revealed he is expecting his first child with second wife Emma Heming Willis and his fourth overall. The 56-year-old Hollywood star announced the news to US Weekly Magazine.The actor already has three...

Bruce Willis, 56, Set For Child No. 4

Bruce Willis has announced he is expecting his first child with second wife Emma Heming Willis and his fourth overall. The 56-year-old Hollywood star and his model wife are expecting their new arrival "early next...

Eddie Murphy, "I'll Be Worst Oscar Host Ever"

Eddie Murphy has quipped that he is likely to be the worst Oscars host ever, when he helms the award ceremony on February 26th 2012. Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, the veteran comedic actor jokingly claimed...

Gervais Admits He Was 'Naive' Over Offensive Remarks

Ricky Gervais has admitted he was "naive" to use a derogatory word associated with Down Syndrome in his online blog after speaking to a mother of two disabled daughters.The Office creator outraged campaigners earlier this...

Ricky Gervais Offends Again

Ricky Gervais has managed to stir up as big a controversy at home as he did when he hosted last year's Golden Globes awards in Hollywood. It involved a series of tweets that began on...

Ricky Gervais Takes Aim At Fellow Comedians

Ricky Gervais has taken a swipe at his fellow funnymen for failing to speak out to support him in the ongoing controversy over his use of a derogatory word associated with Down Syndrome.The Office creator...

Ricky Gervais Slams Critics Over 'Offensive' Tweets

Ricky Gervais has branded his critics "humourless" after he was blasted by officials at a Down Syndrome charity for persistently posting a derogatory word associated with the condition on his Twitter.com page.The Office star regularly...

Tim Allen Makes Solid Return, But Critics Hate 'Last Man Standing'

Tim Allen's return to television was given the thumbs up on Tuesday night (11st October 2011), with new show 'Last Man Standing' premiering to 13 million viewers. The figures will please Abc bosses, considering heavyweight...

Roger Moore Backs Animal-cosmetics Ban

Sir Roger Moore and Brigitte Bardot have become the latest starts to back a campaign against cosmetics tested on animals.The screen legends join 89,000 people - including Ricky Gervais, Dame Judi Dench, Leona Lewis and...

Gervais Planning A (Virtual) Return To Golden Globes

Ricky Gervais may host next year's Golden Globes Awards after all. Unofficially, that is. Writing in the Wall Street Journal' s "Speakeasy" blog, Gervais said that he is working with an unnamed "Californian" technology company...

Ricky Gervais Eyeing Globes Return

Controversial Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais is considering returning to the ceremony by hosting an unofficial live webcast to coincide with the 2012 show.The British comedian caused a storm of controversy with his biting commentary...

Ricky Gervais Buys 2.5m New York Apartment

Ricky Gervais has bought an apartment in New York for $2.5 million.The comic star and his long-term partner Jane Fallon have purchased a home on the 12th floor of the Barbizon 63 building which is...

Jane Lynch Hits Out At 'Poor Little' Ricky Gervais

Jane Lynch, the American Hollywood star, has received a series of positive reviews for her hosting of Sunday evening's Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Between a number of lavish costume changes, Lynch delivered a series...

Van Halen Not Impressed With Gervais Pal's Jump

Rockers Van Halen are desperate to ban a comedian's performance of their hit track Jump from Ricky Gervais' latest TV series - because it's shockingly bad.The Office creator sent a camera crew to film his...

Ricky Gervais Rejects Role In Us Office

Ricky Gervais has turned down the chance to play the boss in the US version of his hit show The Office.The comedian has already appeared in the American show making a brief cameo as British...

Ricky Gervais Asked To Host Globes Again

Ricky Gervais has been asked to host the Golden Globe Awards again.The British funnyman caused controversy earlier this year with his second stint in charge at the prestigious ceremony - which saw him poke fun...

Ricky Gervais Would Be A Worried Parent

Ricky Gervais says he's too much of a worrier to have children.The 50-year-old funnyman has been with his partner, writer Jane Fallon, for 29 years and admits the couple have no desire to become parents...

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