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Baltimore Tv Station Airs Spoof As Actual News

The news staff at a Baltimore TV station was left with egg on its collective face when the station broadcast -- at least twice on Monday -- a report that Michael Richards had appeared in...

Swank To Receive Emery Award

HILARY SWANK will receive an Emery Award in New York City tomorrow (29NOV06), honouring her Oscar-winning role as a transgender teen in BOYS DON'T CRY. Emery Awards are presented by the Hetrick-Martin Institute to honour...

Comedy Super Trio Reunite For Us Comic Relief

Comic Relief pioneers BILLY CRYSTAL, ROBIN WILLIAMS and WHOOPI GOLDBERG are to reunite for the televised fundraising gala's 20th anniversary next month (NOV06). The comics will join other top US comedians and comediennes to co-host...

Norah Jones' Memory Blip

Jazz singer NORAH JONES forgot the words to her most famous hit at a charity gig in New York at the weekend (09SEP06). The singer's mind went blank midway through a performance of DON'T KNOW...

Brando Son Sold Celebrity Contacts

MARLON BRANDO's son CHRISTIAN allegedly sold his late father's address book of celebrity contact details to a mystery buyer. PageSix.com reports the buyer then tried to sell the Rolodex on online auction eBay before Christian's...

Goldberg Gets Real

Reality TV fan WHOOPI GOLDBERG has created two new shows to test clever shoppers and reveal the secrets of a New York concierge. The actress/comedienne is in negotiations to develop new reality game show SHOP...

Goldberg All Set For Radio Show

LATEST: WHOOPI GOLDBERG is set to add radio host to her impressive resume after agreeing to front a new New York morning show. WAKE UP WITH WHOOPI, a live daily show, will air on the...

Goldberg Turns Tour Guide For Universal

WHOOPI GOLDBERG thrilled visitors to Universal Studios in Hollywood last week (ends21JUL06) when she took over the theme park's famous Backlot Tour and acted as a guide. The comedienne/actress has recorded a new video guide...

Goldberg To Join Rock Comedy

CHRIS ROCK has signed WHOOPI GOLDBERG up to star in two episodes of the upcoming series of US TV comedy EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS. THE LONGEST YARD funnyman insists Oscar winner Goldberg will play a major...

Goldberg Turns To Radio

WHOOPI GOLDBERG has signed up to present her own US breakfast radio show in a bid to lure women away from morning television shows. The Oscar-winner will wow listeners after agreeing a deal with broadcasting...

Bon Jovi To Be Honoured For Charity Work

Rocker JON BON JOVI will be honoured, along with film-maker MARTIN SCORSESE, at HELP USA's annual Tribute Awards Dinner. The award ceremony recognises efforts that offer assistance, mentorship and support. The dinner will be held...

Goldberg's Grandchildren Beg For Idol Access

GHOST star WHOOPI GOLDBERG's grandchildren are begging her to use her influence to get them tickets to their favourite show - AMERICAN IDOL. The star has two granddaughters, AMARAH and JERZEY, who are obsessed with...

Goldberg To Lead Universal Tour

WHOOPI GOLDBERG is giving Hollywood's Universal Studios theme park a boost by starring in a new welcome video for tourists. Visitors riding Universal's Studio Tours will be greeted by Goldberg, who has recorded a new...

Goldberg To Star On Law + Order

Oscar-winning actress WHOOPI GOLDBERG is set to shock fans by playing a baddie in TV crime drama LAW + ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT. The GHOST star, 50, will share the screen with CHRIS NOTH's character DETECTIVE...

Macy Shadows Snail For Role

Acclaimed actor WILLIAM H MACY was unsure of how to prepare for his latest role in animated movie DOOGAL - because he'd never played a mollusk before. The FARGO star, who voices BRIAN THE SNAIL...

Goldberg Struggles With Menopause

WHOOPI GOLDBERG is struggling with the menopause because her mid-life crisis is sending her "haywire". The actress admits it's ruining her sex life because her body can't decide whether or not it wants to make...

Hosts And Stars Team Up To Poke Fun At Presenting The Oscars

BILLY CRYSTAL, MEL GIBSON, STEVE MARTIN, CHRIS ROCK, HALLE BERRY and GEORGE CLOONEY teamed up to start last night's (05MAR06) Oscars telecast on a hilarious note - with a skit about hosting the Academy Awards....

Stewart Urges Oscar Bosses To Hand Out Cinema Discounts

Funnyman JON STEWART is convinced more top comics would be willing to host the Oscars if organisers offered them lifetime cinema passes. The comedian, who will make his first Academy Awards appearance on Sunday...

Madea's Family Reunion Tops Us Box Office

DIARY OF A MAD BLACK WOMAN star TYLER PERRY's latest movie, MADEA'S FAMILY REUNION, shot straight to the top of the US box office with $30.25 (GBP17.8 million) in takings over the weekend. Based...

Goldberg Gone Mad With Menopause

The menopause has driven Oscar-winning actress WHOOPI GOLDBERG completely mad. The COLOR PURPLE star, who celebrated her 50th birthday in November (05), insists she doesn't know if she's coming or going since 'the change'...

Winfrey, Whoopi And Tucker Trace Their Roots Back To Africa

OPRAH WINFREY, WHOOPI GOLDBERG and RUSH HOUR star CHRIS TUCKER are getting the chance to trace their roots in Africa as part of a new US documentary series. Harvard University scholar HENRY LOUIS GATES...

Crystal Says No To Ninth Oscars

Eight-time Oscar host BILLY CRYSTAL has turned down an offer to return as the presenter of the Academy Awards in 2006. Crystal, an Oscars favourite, cited his busy work schedule, which includes touring with...

Goldberg Rates Prince Edward

Movie star WHOOPI GOLDBERG has hailed British royal PRINCE EDWARD as "one groovy cat". The GHOST actress has been enjoying a string of dinner dates with QUEEN ELIZABETH II's youngest son during his recent...

Whoopi's Oscar Gown Is The Highlight At Bob Mackie Auction

The QUEEN ELIZABETH I costume WHOOPI GOLDBERG wore during her hosting stint at the 1999 Academy Awards helped to raise over $440,000 (GBP244,400) for Aids research at a Christie's auction in New York last night...

Whoopi Turned Down The Color Purple Role

WHOOPI GOLDBERG initially turned down the lead role in hit movie THE COLOR PURPLE because she didn't think she was worthy of the role of CELIE. The humble actress was stunned when STEVEN SPIELBERG...

Goldberg Thanks Swayze For Ghost Oscar

WHOOPI GOLDBERG will forever be indebted to PATRICK SWAYZE for her Oscar-winning role in GHOST - because the actor insisted he'd only star in the film if the comedienne appeared too. Goldberg admits she...

Goldberg Fights To Turn Holocaust Drama Into Movie

WHOOPI GOLDBERG is fighting to turn German writer HANS MASSAQUOI's harrowing account of the Holocaust into a new movie, but studio executives can't see the point of the project. The GHOST star has spent...

Goldberg Feared She Had Gone Too Far With Et Joke

WHOOPI GOLDBERG was terrified she'd blown her movie break in STEVEN SPIELBERG's THE COLOR PURPLE when she poked fun at the movie-maker's hit alien film ET The comedienne-turned-actress invited Spielberg to a stand-up show...

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...

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