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Mel Gibson May Join Mad Men

Mel Gibson, who has rarely appeared in an acting role on TV -- a notable exception was his role on The Simpsons in 1999 -- has been in talks with Mad Men creator-producer Matthew Weiner...

Smith Slams Brit Health System

Veteran actress LIZ SMITH has slammed the British health system, branding it "hellish" and "disgraceful".The Charlie and the Chocolate Factory star suffered a stroke earlier this year (09) and spent months under doctors' care in...

The Royle Family's Smith To Retire

Veteran British actress LIZ SMITH is retiring from the entertainment industry because a recent stroke has left her "exhausted".The 87 year old, famous for her role as Nana in U.K. TV show The Royle Family,...

British Star Smith Recovering From Stroke

Beloved British actress LIZ SMITH is recovering from a stroke.The Charlie and the Chocolate Factory star suffered the stroke earlier this year (09) and spent two months under doctor's care - but she's now recuperating...

Gossip Guru Smith Reports Richardson's Life Support Machine Has Been Switched Off

Actress NATASHA RICHARDSON's life support machine has been switched off, according to veteran gossip columnist LIZ SMITH. The 45-year-old Brit has been in critical condition at the Lenox Hill Hospital in New York since Tuesday (17Mar09)....

Gossip Guru Smith Reports Richardson's Life Support Machine Has Been Switched Off

Actress NATASHA RICHARDSON's life support machine has been switched off, according to veteran gossip columnist LIZ SMITH. The 45-year-old Brit has been in critical condition at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York since Tuesday (17Mar09). She...

Gossip Queen Smith Loses Post Column

Beloved U.S. gossip columnist LIZ SMITH has become the latest big name victim of the global economic crisis - she has lost her job at the New York Post. Website Gawker.com reports Smith's regular Post column...

Hudson To Play Billie Holiday In Lady Sings The Blues Revamp?

Oscar winner JENNIFER HUDSON is the favourite to bring jazz and blues legend BILLIE HOLIDAY back to life on the big screen - and it's all thanks to New York columnist LIZ SMITH. The gossip...

Hudson Signs On As Avon Representative

Actress JENNIFER HUDSON has signed on with cosmetics giant Avon to front a worldwide campaign for their new perfume. The DREAMGIRLS star - who won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in the...

Mark Ruffalo And Wife Expecting

ZODIAC star MARK RUFFALO and his wife SUNRISE COIGNEY are expecting their third child together. Ruffalo and 34-year-old Coigney - the owner of chic Los Angeles boutique Kaviar and Kind - wed in 2000 and...

Brady Stunned By Moynahan's Baby Announcement

LATEST: US football player TOM BRADY was shocked by ex-girlfriend BRIDGET MOYNAHAN's public announcement she was expecting his child. The 36-year-old actress announced she is more than three months pregnant with the New England Patriot...

Witherspoon Moves Family To South Carolina

Oscar-winner REESE WITHERSPOON has fled Hollywood and moved back home to Charleston, South Carolina with her two children. WItherspoon announced she was separating from husband RYAN PHILLIPPE in October (06), after seven years of marriage....

Streisand's Spouse Forced To Select Better Projects

BARBRA STREISAND's husband actor JAMES BROLIN has had to rethink the roles he accepts since tying the knot with the renowned perfectionist. Brolin starred in the classic TV series MARCUS WELBY MD and HOTEL and...

Jackson Too Nervous To Meet Queen

Pop star MICHAEL JACKSON is a huge fan of the JAMES BOND series of movies, but refused to go to the premiere of CASINO ROYALE while he was in London because he was terrified of...

Taylor Defies Demise Stories By Swimming With Sharks

Movie legend ELIZABETH TAYLOR has again fired back at reports she's close to death, revealing she has been swimming with sharks in Hawaii. Pictures of a frail-looking Taylor holidaying in Hawaii have prompted US tabloids...

Catherine Zeta-jones Slated To Play Stage Mum In Gypsy

CATHERINE ZETA-JONES is set to dust off her dancing shoes to play another great stage diva, MAMA ROSE. The Welsh actress, who won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her portrayal of murderess VELMA KELLY...

Moby Set For Space Flight

MOBY is set to be a passenger on SIR RICHARD BRANSON's Virgin Galactic Space Flight when it blasts off in 2010. The WE ARE ALL MADE OF STARS singer will pay $207,000 (GBP115,000) for the...

Beyonce: 'Dad Never Manipulates Me'

Pop beauty BEYONCE KNOWLES has slammed rumours her manager father MATHEW manipulates her, insisting she is very much in control. Many fans fear the curvy DESTINY'S CHILD star is falling into the same trap...

Polanski Fails To Charm Veteran British Actress

Director ROMAN POLANSKI has upset one of Britain's best-loved veteran actresses, LIZ SMITH, who believes the Academy Award winner to be "difficult". Smith, 83, famed for her portrayal of eccentric old women, also thinks...

Depp Kiss Made Co-star's Career

Kissing JOHNNY DEPP in CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY made veteran British actress LIZ SMITH's career. The 83-year-old was asked to read for the roles of two grandmas in the movie version of ROALD...

Fonda Donated Monster-in-law Salary To Troubled Teens

Actress JANE FONDA is keen to dispel rumours she is living the life of a millionairess, insisting she gives a lot of her movie and book paycheques to charity. The 67-year-old OSCAR-winner recently returned...

Clooney: 'I'm Not Setting Up Pitt'

GEORGE CLOONEY has hit out at rumours he is managing single pal BRAD PITT's love life since his split from JENNIFER ANISTON. Gossips have suggested Clooney has been setting up Pitt - who last...

Gibson Reportedly Strips For Playboy

Former teen pop idol DEBORAH GIBSON is set to finally shed her clean-cut image, after reportedly posing for PLAYBOY magazine. The 34-year-old singer and actress, who has starred in Broadway shows such as CABARET...

Tara Reid Slams 'Friends With Lohan' Reports

Actress TARA REID has viciously attacked the NEW YORK POST's gossip columns for claiming she is close friends with teen star LINDSAY LOHAN. The AMERICAN PIE star has been a regular feature in showbiz...

Nicholson Joins Evans' Theatre Battle

Producer ROBERT EVANS enlisted movie pal JACK NICHOLSON in his battle to get his insurance money for his destroyed screening room. The CHINATOWN film-maker was devastated when his personal cinema burnt down last year...

Kidman Stunned By Co-star's 'No Script' Policy

NICOLE KIDMAN was stunned with CAMERON BRIGHT, her young co-star in new movie BIRTH - because he didn't even read the screenplay. The OSCAR winner plays a woman convinced a ten-year-old boy (played by...

La Reunites Kidman And Cruise

Filming BEWITCHED in Los Angeles has been a blessing for NICOLE KIDMAN, it means her children CONNOR and ISABELLA get to spend time with their father TOM CRUISE. The actors are two of the...

Kidman Wants To Work With Ephron Again

NICOLE KIDMAN is so impressed with the NORA EPHRON, the director of her new movie BEWITCHED, she has begged her to write her another role. The actress stars as suburban witch SAMANTHA STEVENS alongside...

Kidman Bonds With Young Co-star

NICOLE KIDMAN bonded with her young co-star in new movie BIRTH, by letting him hang out with her and her kids. Kidman plays a woman convinced ten-year-old boy -played by CAMERON BRIGHT -...

Kidman: 'Birth Isn't Sexual'

NICOLE KIDMAN has hit out at critics of her new movie BIRTH, insisting the sexual content is misunderstood. Kidman plays a woman who believes a ten-year-old boy is the reincarnation of her dead husband...

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