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Ono's Chauffeur: 'I Was Sexually Harassed'

LATEST: The driver accused of attempting to extort $2 million (GBP1.02 million) from his employer YOKO ONO insists the Japanese singer/artist is simply trying to prevent him from suing her for sexual harassment. Turkish-born KORAL...

Yoko Ono 'Blackmailed'

Yoko Ono's driver has been arrested after claims that he attempted to blackmail the artist and threatened to kill her.Koral Karson is said to have told Ono that he had photographs of her and tapes...

By on 14 December 2006

Yoko's Driver Arrested For 'Blackmail'

YOKO ONO's chauffeur has been arrested, accused of blackmailing and threatening the widow of former Beatle JOHN LENNON.Koral Karsan, 50, from New York, had been ONO's driver for six years, driving her on an almost...

By on 14 December 2006

Police Uncover Plot To Extort Millions From Yoko Ono

YOKO ONO has been rescued from an extortion plot planned by her driver. Investigators claim the singer and artist was the target of KORAL KARSON, who would bug her car in an effort to tape...

Peter Boyle Dies

Emmy Award-winning actor PETER BOYLE died at the New York Presbyterian Hospital last night (12DEC06). He was 71. Boyle, best known in recent years for playing FRANK BARONE in EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND, had been suffering...

Lennon Legend Lives On In New Film

Some 26 years after the death of music legend JOHN LENNON, the former BEATLE's controversial political opinions  most of which seemed to rub particularly badly with the US government at the time  are...

By on 07 December 2006

Abts The First Woman Turner Winner

Artist TOMMA ABTS is celebrating after becoming the first woman painter to win the coveted Turner Prize in its 22 year history. The German-born artist was presented with the GBP25,000 ($49,000) cheque by JOHN LENNON's...

Ono Reconciles With Lennon Mistress

JOHN LENNON's former mistress MAY PANG and widow YOKO ONO have finally made peace after an impromptu reunion in Iceland. Pang, who had an 18-month affair with the former BEATLE during her time as his...

Mccartney's Ono Money Grudge

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is still seething after taking JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO's advice - because it cost him millions of pounds. The music legend was keen to buy back the copyright of the original...

Townshend's Girl Threatens Rude Fans With Sex Before A Show

Rocker PETE TOWNSHEND's girlfriend RACHEL FULLER has a way of hitting back at THE WHO fans who dislike her - she threatens to have sex with the guitarist just before a show, and rob him...

Ono Calls For Day Of Healing

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is calling for the upcoming anniversary of the late BEATLE's death to become a day of worldwide healing. Ono took out a full-page advertisement in yesterday's (26NOV06) edition of The...

Gallery Where Lennon Met Ono Recreated In London

The 1960s art space where JOHN LENNON first met YOKO ONO was revived yesterday (20NOV06) with the unveiling of a new exhibition at London gallery Riflemaker. Mayfair conceptual art space Indica was financially backed by...

Lennon's Wives Disagree Over New Beatles Album

JOHN LENNON's first wife CYNTHIA has hit out at YOKO ONO for not allowing his son JULIAN to contribute to a new album of reworked THE BEATLES songs. Cynthia, who was married to the late...

Martin Confident Of Beatles Chart Success

LATEST: Legendary British producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN is confident the new BEATLES album will outsell OASIS' greatest hits compilation when both albums go head-to-head tomorrow (20NOV06). Martin, who was the Fab Four's original producer, believes...

Ono Supports Lennon School Sale

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is facing a backlash from BEATLES fans after lending her support to the controversial sale of the singer's old art college. The avant garde artist/musician appeared at a recent fundraising...

Lennon Not Overshadowed By Dad's Legacy

SEAN LENNON refuses to allow the achievements of his late father JOHN LENNON and mother YOKO ONO to overshadow his own music career, because it was inevitable he would enter the "family business". The 31-year-old,...

Ono Sues Emi For $10 Million

LATEST: YOKO ONO has successfully sued record label EMI and Capitol Records Inc for $10 million (GBP5.5 million) yesterday (18OCT06), over claims she lost royalties due from the recordings of late husband JOHN LENNON. The...

Ono To Edit Today Programme

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has been invited to guest edit BBC Radio 4's famous current affairs programme TODAY. Ono's show, which will be broadcast between Christmas (06) and New Year, will include a report...

Lennon's Former Home Up For Sale

The English country home where JOHN LENNON lived at the height of Beatlemania up for sale in the UK for $11.1 million (GBP6 million). The six-bedroom house outside Weybridge, Surrey, is located south west of...

Ono Marks Lennon's Birthday With Two Peace Events In Iceland

YOKO ONO is staging two events in Iceland to promote world peace today (09OCT06), on what would have been her late husband JOHN LENNON's 66th birthday. Campaigner Ono will award the Lennon Ono Grant For...

Fans Mark Lennon's Birthday

Adoring fans of slain BEATLE JOHN LENNON will head to Central Park's Strawberry Fields today (09OCT06) to celebrate what would have been the 66th birthday of the beloved rock legend in New York City. Lennon...

Ono Hails Las Vegas

YOKO ONO has sparked rumours she's set to dump New York life for Las Vegas, arguing the city gives greater creative freedom. Ono visited the city recently to exhibit late husband JOHN LENNON's drawings at...

New Beatles Album To Be Released

THE BEATLES are releasing a new album next month (NOV06), which promises to be a "new experience" of the Fab Four's music. LOVE is the soundtrack to the Beatles-inspired Cirque du Soleil show of the...

Lennon Hails Ono's Direction

SEAN LENNON has heaped praise on his mother YOKO ONO for overseeing his latest series of music promos - even though she hated the concept at first. LINDSAY LOHAN, CARRIE FISHER and ASIA ARGENTO were...

Superman John Lennon Fights 'Evil' In New Film

Late BEATLE JOHN LENNON is portrayed as a hero of "Superman" proportions in new movie THE US VS JOHN LENNON, according to his widow YOKO ONO. The film, which is released in New York and...

Lennon Birthday Marked By Peace Events

The anniversary of what would have been JOHN LENNON's 66th birthday next month (09OCT06) will be celebrated with two international peace events organised by the star's widow YOKO ONO. The former BEATLES legend will be...

Yoko: 'Lennon Was The Only Beatle Who Fought For Peace'

YOKO ONO has hailed her late husband JOHN LENNON as the "only BEATLE" who fought for peace during his time in the band. The avant-garde artist insists the tragic icon's crusading nature was what attracted...

Ono Granted Film-makers Access To Rare Lennon Footage

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has authorised film-makers to use previously unseen footage of the late BEATLE in a new documentary. THE US VS JOHN LENNON follows the period of Lennon's life, between 1966 and...

Emi To Block Beatles Action

LATEST: Record label EMI is preparing to appeal against a new ruling which allows former proteges THE BEATLES to sue it for over GBP10.5 million ($19 million) in alleged lost earnings. EMI claimed yesterday (31AUG06)...

Beatles To Sue Emi

THE BEATLES have been granted the right to sue their former record label EMI and affiliate company Capitol Records for over GBP10.5 million ($19 million) in alleged lost earnings. The band, including the estate of...

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