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Steve Martin's Comedy Career Honoured

American actor STEVE MARTIN was awarded the Mark Twain Prize For American Humour at Washington DC's Kennedy Center Concert Hall yesterday (23OCT05). A galaxy of stars including TOM HANKS, PAUL SIMON, ERIC IDLE, DIANE...

Goldberg Requests Tents And Bicycles For Hurricane Victims

WHOOPI GOLDBERG is urging members of public to send tents and bicycles to people in the hurricane-ravaged areas of America's Gulf region, after travelling there to asses the needs herself. After seeing the death...

Goldberg Improves Social Skills With Poker Nights

WHOOPI GOLDBERG is hosting poker nights at her home, in a bid to improve her social skills. The GHOST star sometimes hosts as many as 30 people in her Vermont home - and even...

Goldberg Tips Degeneres At Next Oscars Host

THE COLOR PURPLE star WHOOPI GOLDBERG has ruled out the possibility of ever hosting the Academy Awards again - and she's recommending ELLEN DeGENERES for the job. Goldberg has had enough after hosting the...

Freeman Hosts Mississippi Rising Concert

Oscar-winning actor MORGAN FREEMAN was joined by nearly 40 American stars when he hosted an emotional Hurricane Katrina benefit concert Mississippi Rising on Saturday (01OCT05). The veteran screen star took to the stage in...

Winfrey To Produce Broadway Musical

US talk show host OPRAH WINFREY is branching out to produce a Broadway musical based on ALICE WALKER's critically acclaimed novel THE COLOR PURPLE. Winfrey starred alongside WHOOPI GOLDBERG in the 1985 film version...

Mississippi Stars Team Up For Benefit Concert

FAITH HILL and MORGAN FREEMAN will join a host of Mississippi natives at an upcoming benefit concert for the state's Hurricane Katrina victims. The pair will take the stage at the University of Mississippi...

Crystal Plays Coach To Yankees Coach Torre

BILLY CRYSTAL has signed on to coach his favourite coach as New York Yankees boss JOE TORRE prepares to make his animated movie debut. Torre will lend his voice to upcoming baseball movie YANKEE...

Stars Add Their Voices To Unfinished Reeve Film

WHOOPI GOLDBERG and WILLIAM H MACY have joined forces to make sure tragic SUPERMAN star CHRISTOPHER REEVE's final movie project is completed. Reeve had started directing computer-animated movie YANKEE IRVING before he died last...

Penn Gillette Blasts Cinema Boss Over Film Ban

LATEST: Illusionist-turned-movie producer PENN GILLETTE has blasted AMC Theatres boss DICK WALSH for banning his new film from cinemas across America. AMC Film Group Chairman Walsh took offence to Gillette's new documentary THE ARISTOCRATS,...

The Color Purple Heads To Broadway

The musical adaptation of Pulitzer Prize-winning novel THE COLOR PURPLE has been such a smash hit in Atlanta, Georgia it's finally heading to Broadway, New York City. Director STEVEN SPIELBERG turned ALICE WALKER's critically-acclaimed...

Menken + Slater Take Sister Act To The Stage

Composer ALAN MENKEN and lyricist GLENN SLATER have joined forces in a bid to turn WHOOPI GOLDBERG's hit comedy SISTER ACT into a new musical. The duo hopes to stage the show in Pasadena,...

Snl Star Mocks Cruise And Holmes Romance

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE funnywoman TINA FEY mocked TOM CRUISE and KATIE HOLMES' high-profile romance in front of a host of celebrities on Wednesday night (25MAY05). The MEAN GIRLS star and scriptwriter and fellow SNL...

Steve Martin To Receive Mark Twain Prize

ROXANNE star STEVE MARTIN has been chosen to receive the eighth annual MARK TWAIN PRIZE for American Humour. The 59-year-old comedian will receive his honour on 23 October (05) during a ceremony at the...

Banned Film Wins Best Tribeca Movie Award

Director LI SHAOHONG's controversial movie STOLEN LIFE has won the Best Film award at ROBERT DE NIRO's TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL - despite the fact Shaohong's film was banned in her native China. De...

Goldberg's Flight With A Dead Man

OSCAR winner WHOOPI GOLDBERG has unveiled the reason behind her fear of flying - a man died in the seat next to her on one of her first ever plane rides. The GHOST star...

Whoopi Set For Tv Return

Comedienne WHOOPI GOLDBERG is back on TV in America after wowing network bosses at TBS with a new reality show. The actress' short-lived WHOOPI sitcom was taken off the air last year (04), but...

Oscar Protest To Hail Bush-baiting Stars

Anti-GEORGE W BUSH celebrities will be targeted on OSCARS night (27FEB05) by right wing campaigners who want to "thank" them for publicly blasting the US President - because it helped him gain a second term...

Whoopi Using Broadway As Menopause Distraction

Comedienne WHOOPI GOLDBERG is desperately hoping her return to Broadway, New York, with her one-woman show will distract her from her menopause woes. The OSCAR-winning GHOST star revealed her menopause affected the latter part...

Beatty Takes Over Brando's Honorary Chairman Post

WARREN BEATTY has taken over late actor MARLON BRANDO's long-held position as honorary chairman of the STELLA ADLER SCHOOL OF ACTING. Beatty's first job will be to oversee the 8 November (04) STELLA BY...

Whoopi To Test Solo Show Before Broadway Unveiling

Comedienne WHOOPI GOLDBERG is taking her 1984 self-titled solo stage show back to New York city - after giving it a test run in Pennsylvania. The show, which launched Goldberg's career, will run from...

Producer De Luca Blasts Hollywood Liberals

Republican film producer MIKE DE LUCA has slammed Hollywood for pandering to liberal stars BARBRA STREISAND and WHOOPI GOLDBERG. The MAGNOLIA movie-maker tells US magazine DETAILS' September (04) issue his decision to be open...

Goldberg Pulls Out Of Tv Show

WHOOPI GOLDBERG has pulled out of appearing on American TV show THE VIEW - in a bid to avoid further political controversy. The comedienne, who was scheduled to appear on network ABC's talk show...

Goldberg 'Banned From Democrat Conference'

Actress WHOOPI GOLDBERG has reportedly been banned from the DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION, because organisers fear her anti-Bush stance will put off voters. According to reports, leading Democrats have asked left-wing celebrities to hold back...

Las Vegas Casino Boots Out Singer Ronstadt For Praising Moore

Country legend LINDA RONSTADT has become the latest celebrity political casualty, after being fired for praising MICHAEL MOORE's controversial film FAHRENHEIT 9/11 during a live performance. Before singing DESPERADO for an encore at Las...

Mcenroe Brands Whoopi's Treatment Harsh

Former tennis ace JOHN McENROE has slammed SLIM-FAST bosses' decision to drop WHOOPI GOLDBERG after her tirade on American President GEORGE W BUSH - branding the movie "harsh". Last week (ends16JUL04), Goldberg was dismissed...

John Slams Censorship In America

SIR ELTON JOHN has attacked the "era of censorship" in American after WHOOPI GOLDBERG was dismissed as the SLIM-FAST spokesperson for criticising American President GEORGE BUSH. The CANDLE IN THE WIND singer is...

Whoopi Defends Bush Comments After Slim-fast Axing

LATEST: GHOST star WHOOPI GOLDBERG has defended her choice to attack American President GEORGE W BUSH, which led to her being dropped as a spokesperson for diet aid company SLIM-FAST. Bosses at Slim-Fast dropped...

Slim-fast Drops Whoopi Goldberg After Bush Riff

GHOST star WHOOPI GOLDBERG has been dropped as a spokesperson for diet aid company SLIM-FAST after reportedly comparing American President GEORGE W BUSH's name to crude terms for a vagina. Slim-Fast says it is...

Stars Raise Funds For Democratic Leaders

A star-studded benefit concert for American presidential wannabe JOHN KERRY raised more than $7 million (GBP3.9 million) in New York last night (08JUL04). Celebrities including WHOOPI GOLDBERG, JON BON JOVI, MERYL STREEP, PAUL NEWMAN...

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