25th August 2003

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Respected Egyptian Actress Dies

Veteran Egyptian actress AMINA RIZK has died at the age of 90. The actress had been a pioneer in the Egyptian movie industry and was still...

25th August 2003 1:32



Kidman's Love For Dior Gown

NICOLE KIDMAN hates the fact she can never wear an OSCAR gown more than once - because she could live in the chartreuse CHRISTIAN DIOR dress she...

25th August 2003 1:32



Ryan + Tatum Make Up For Screening

RYAN O'NEAL and estranged daughter TATUM O'NEAL put their rocky relationship behind them to honour their first film together on Thursday night...

25th August 2003 1:32



Auctioneer Meryl Streep

Hollywood star MERYL STREEP was a guest auctioneer at a charity event on Saturday (23AUG03) and helped to sell artwork to benefit survivors of...

25th August 2003 1:32



Oj Quizzes His Daughter About Police Call

LATEST: OJ SIMPSON is struggling to understand why his teenage daughter called the police after rowing with him. Press reports claimed SYDNEY...

25th August 2003 1:32



Sex + The City Hunk Wins Hunks Poll

SEX + THE CITY's new blonde hunk JASON LEWIS has topped a new American poll of summer hunks. Lewis, who plays SAMANTHA's boyfriend SMITH JERROD...

25th August 2003 1:32



Freddy Vs Jason Stays On Top In America

Horror flick FREDDY VS JASON has stayed at the top of the American box office for the second week in a row - the first movie to do so since X-MEN 2...

25th August 2003 1:32



Jack Osbourne Lashes Out At Festival Drinkers

Reality TV star JACK OSBOURNE has been letting rip at British festival partygoers with anti-alcohol rants. THE OSBOURNES teenager went into...

25th August 2003 1:32



Ruben Studdard To Perform At Free Concerts

AMERICAN IDOL winner RUBEN STUDDARD will perform two free concerts in his native state of Alabama. The "Velvet Teddy Bear" is performing in aid...

25th August 2003 1:32



Neptunes To Score Their Own Number One

Superproducers and songwriters THE NEPTUNES look set to score their own number one album - after helping create number ones for scores of other...

25th August 2003 1:32



Former S Club Star In Chewing Gum Deal

Former S CLUB star TINA BARRETT has landed a worldwide advertising contract as the face of WRIGLEY's chewing gum. The REACH singer has beaten...

25th August 2003 1:32



Primal Scream Insult Festival Crowd

PRIMAL SCREAM singer BOBBY GILLESPIE launched into a tirade against the audience at Sunday (24AUG03)'s CARLING WEEKEND festival in Reading, England...

25th August 2003 1:32



Ja Rule Lands Movie Role

Rapper JA RULE has bagged a role in a movie about robbers posing as police. The LIVIN' IT UP hip hop star will star in ONE TIME as a drug baron...

25th August 2003 1:32



Floetry Triumph At Lady Of Soul Awards

British soul duo FLOETRY led the pack of winners at Saturday (23AUG03) night's 2003 SOUL TRAIN LADY OF SOUL awards. Floetry won three awards at...

25th August 2003 1:32



Courtney Love's Mum: Brando Is Not Her Grandfather

LATEST: COURTNEY LOVE's mother has denied reports that the rock star is MARLON BRANDO's granddaughter. British newspaper THE DAILY EXPRESS had...

25th August 2003 1:32



Latifah Relocates

QUEEN LATIFAH is making an assault on Tinseltown after leasing a $10,000 (GBP6,250)-a-month home in the Hollywood Hills. The OSCAR nominee has...

25th August 2003 10:41



Lost Elton Track Storms The Dance Charts

A forgotten ELTON JOHN tune is heading back into the charts thanks to a dance music remix. Elton recorded ARE YOU READY FOR LOVE with pal THOM...

25th August 2003 10:41



Stalker Becomes Mary J's Best Friend

Soul diva MARY J BLIGE's nightmare stalker has become one of her best friends after warning her that so-called friends were trying to ruin her...

25th August 2003 10:41



Hopper Missed Out On Woodward Romance

DENNIS HOPPER missed out on a romance with actress JOANNE WOODWARD when her husband-to-be PAUL NEWMAN turned up at her apartment to make sure the...

25th August 2003 10:41



Oj Can't Pay For His Meals

OJ SIMPSON insists stories about his unpopularity are far from true - he can't remember the last time he paid for a meal. In an exclusive...

25th August 2003 10:41



Chan Shows Too Much

JACKIE CHAN made sure naked scenes in his new movie THE MEDALLION won't be appearing on the internet anytime soon - he burned them. The Hong...

25th August 2003 10:41



Gielgud Tip Helps Dyslexic Alyssa

Sexy ALYSSA MILANO owes late British thespian SIR JOHN GIELGUD a debt of thanks after he helped her cope with dyslexia. The actress joins a...

25th August 2003 10:41



Buffy Boosts Breast Cancer Awareness

Former BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER star SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR is championing a major American breast cancer charity as a tribute to pals who have...

25th August 2003 10:41



Alicia Bares It All

ALICIA SILVERSTONE's vegan diet has given her such a body to die for she even gardens nude. The BATMAN + ROBIN star, who became the brunt of...

25th August 2003 10:41



New Nightwear Takes Off For Celebrities

Pyjamas are all the rage in Hollywood after BRITNEY SPEARS, JENNIFER LOPEZ and HALLE BERRY were outed as fans of NAE + AUDIE sleepwear. J.LO...

25th August 2003 10:41



Kournikova Takes Over Umpire's Chair

Tennis babe ANNA KOURNIKOVA thrilled fans at Saturday's (23AUG03) ARTHUR ASHE KIDS DAY charity fun day at Flushing Meadows, New York, when she...

25th August 2003 10:41



Coleman's Political Dreams Sparked By Tv Movie

DIFF'RENT STROKES star GARY COLEMAN's bid to become Governor of California is fact based on fiction - one Hollywood script has the pint-sized actor...

25th August 2003 10:41



Salma's New Man Keen To Be A Dad

Latino actress SALMA HAYEK should start preparing for motherhood - her new boyfriend is desperate to start a family. SWEET HOME ALABAMA star...

25th August 2003 10:41



Caine Thinks New Alfie Will Be A Hit

MICHAEL CAINE has given his blessing to the remake of ALFIE, but he refuses to be in it. The movie star says he feels sure that JUDE LAW and...

25th August 2003 10:41



Hannah Gets The Adoption Bug

Filming adoption drama CASA DE LOS BABYS (corr) in one of the poorest areas of Mexico has prompted actress DARYL HANNAH to get serious about...

25th August 2003 10:41



Affleck: Jen + I Aren't The New Penn + Madonna

Movie hunk BEN AFFLECK is determined to prove that he and fiancee JENNIFER LOPEZ aren't the new MADONNA and SEAN PENN by making their marriage...

25th August 2003 10:41



Ghetto Wedding Was A Perfect Day For Lil' Mo

Rapper LIL' MO is proud of her "ghetto wedding", right down to her $80 (GBP50) wedding gown. The sexy SUPERWOMAN star wed developer AL STONE in...

25th August 2003 10:41



Allergies Wreck Brooks + Dunn Tour

Allergies are costing country duo BROOKS + DUNN a small fortune this summer (03) because they're having to cancel shows as they battle sniffles and...

25th August 2003 10:41



Edie Keeps Video Embarrassment For Her Kids

Folk rocker EDIE BRICKELL has a special keepsake for her three kids - video footage of when she saw her husband-to-be PAUL SIMON for the first...

25th August 2003 10:41



Gahan's Torment

DEPECHE MODE frontman DAVE GAHAN is still struggling with his addictive demons after surviving a suicide attempt and an overdose in the...

25th August 2003 10:41



Avril's Xmas Treat

AVRIL LAVIGNE is enjoying Christmas early this year (03) by recording her childhood favourite tune for a new holiday album. The COMPLICATED...

25th August 2003 10:41



Bauhaus Star Offers Ebay Tour Opportunity

LATEST: Former BAUHAUS star DAVID J is so pleased with the amount his memorabilia raised on internet auction site eBAY, he's offering the brains...

25th August 2003 10:41



Aaliyah's Debt

A row over money is threatening to tarnish the memory of R+B star AALIYAH, two years after her death. The funeral company that sent the singing...

25th August 2003 14:31



Tupac Fan Snaps Up Car

An obsessed fan of dead gangsta rap legend TUPAC SHAKUR has paid more than 12 times the original value for his hero's car. The winning bidder on...

25th August 2003 14:31



Stewart's Pen-ishment

Ageing rocker ROD STEWART once punished a showbiz biographer for sleeping through his family's "sing-songs" - by drawing on his face as he lay...

25th August 2003 14:31



Ice T Letches Over Unimpressed Fan

Veteran rapper ICE T's womanising ways are not always well received by the targets of his affection - one fan was recently left "embarrassed" when...

25th August 2003 14:31



Fun Lovin' Criminal Saved By The Army

FUN LOVIN' CRIMINAL frontman HUEY MORGAN is amazed at the way rap stars boast of having served time in jail - he hated every minute of his time...

25th August 2003 14:31



Aguilera's Dog Life

Pop vixen CHRISTINA AGUILERA may spend most of her life on the road, but she's never without the company of her beloved dogs. The DIRRTY...

25th August 2003 14:31



Martin Battles For Diva Crown

Hunky singer RICKY MARTIN is challenging his Latin counterpart JENNIFER LOPEZ to the title of biggest diva - following the star's outrageous...

25th August 2003 14:31



Presley's Quiff Wins

King of rock'n'roll ELVIS PRESLEY has triumphed in yet another poll - this time for sporting the greatest hairstyle in music history. His...

25th August 2003 14:31



Madness Tribute Group Fined

A MADNESS tribute band are being fined $800 (GBP500) for mimicking the British group's legendary wacky walk on stage. BRENDAN SMYTH, the brother...

25th August 2003 14:31



Rascal Sent To The Basement

Up-and-coming hip-hop star DIZZEE RASCAL is poised to take the British charts by storm - thanks to a collaboration with dance innovators BASEMENT...

25th August 2003 14:31



Minogue Re-emerges

Pop beauty KYLIE MINOGUE has emerged from beau OLIVIER MARTINEZ's love-nest sporting a satisfied smile on her face - after a 76-hour romantic...

25th August 2003 14:31



Blue's Near Naked Video

British pop group BLUE were forced to embark on an emergency shopping spree in Los Angeles recently, when their clothes were impounded at the...

25th August 2003 14:31



Albarn Crash Lands

BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN made an embarrassing error of judgement on stage at the weekend (23/24AUG03) - which saw him dramatically tumble to his...

25th August 2003 14:31



Little Stones Break Up

ROLLING STONES offspring JAMES JAGGER and ALEXANDRA RICHARDS have split up. Rock legend MICK JAGGER's 17-year-old son and fellow band member...

25th August 2003 14:31



S Club Stars Still At Loggerheads

Angry S CLUB beauties TINA BARRETT and RACHEL STEVENS are barely talking to each other - following a bitter dispute over a skimpy dress. ...

25th August 2003 14:31



Diane Lane's Huge Italian Portions

Filming in Italy proved to be a nightmare for actress DIANE LANE's waistline - because food portions were huge. The UNFAITHFUL star struggled...

25th August 2003 14:31



Hannibal Star Eats In

Hollywood siren JULIANNE MOORE married her director boyfriend - then invited all the wedding guests back to her home. Instead of the usual...

25th August 2003 14:31



Sex And The City Creator's Slur On Scots

SEX AND THE CITY creator CANDACE BUSHNELL has let fly with a bizarre outburst against Scottish people. Promoting her new book TRADING UP at the...

25th August 2003 14:31



Raging Bull Cools Off

After a long and expensive divorce, film icon ROBERT DE NIRO and his ex-wife may be moving in together. GRACE HIGHTOWER, who married RAGING BULL...

25th August 2003 14:31



Guy Flees The Bright Lights

Australian hunk GUY PEARCE chooses the quiet life - despite his Hollywood mega-status. The sought-after star of hit films L.A. CONFIDENTIAL and...

25th August 2003 14:31



Weisz's Greedy Parents

British film beauty RACHEL WEISZ has won over Hollywood - but her parents aren't convinced. CONFIDENCE femme fatale Weisz's immigrant parents,...

25th August 2003 14:31



Beckinsale's Sex Toy Body

Movie babe KATE BECKINSALE despised donning a rubber vampire suit for her new movie UNDERWORLD - because it made her smell "like a sex toy". The...

25th August 2003 14:31



Crowe Keeps His Cash

Australian mega-star RUSSELL CROWE may be a multi-millionaire movie star - but he's still counting his pennies. When the GLADIATOR action hero...

25th August 2003 14:31



Beckinsale Bares All

PEARL HARBOR beauty KATE BECKINSALE dumbfounded a journalist - when her breast fell out of her top. Beckinsale - star of the upcoming UNDERWORLD...

25th August 2003 14:31



Rings Music Triumphs

The epic LORD OF THE RINGS movies have been hailed as sporting the best film soundtracks of all time. OSCAR-winning Canadian HOWARD SHORE's...

25th August 2003 14:31



Jurassic Writer's Divorce Payout

JURASSIC PARK author MICHAEL CRICHTON has suffered a massive cash loss - after paying out multi-millions to end his marriage. The best-selling...

25th August 2003 14:31



Alyssa Still Upset About Broken Marriage

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's ex-girlfriend ALYSSA MILANO regrets rushing into marriage with REMY ZERO star CINJUN TATE, because it was obvious the...

25th August 2003 17:02



Missing Mom + Lessons In Life Help Jackman

HUGH JACKMAN credits his mum's absence from his childhood and his teenage philosophy lessons for helping him cope with celebrity. The actor's...

25th August 2003 17:02



Depp In The Dark

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL star JOHNNY DEPP claims living in France has salvaged his relationship with Hollywood. ...

25th August 2003 17:02



Lord Of The Rings Star Ruled By His Son

Actor VIGGO MORTENSEN almost turned down his breakthrough role in THE LORD OF THE RINGS - until he got encouragement from his son. The hunky...

25th August 2003 17:02



Christensen Given Room To Develop Anakin Skywalker

STAR WARS actor HAYDEN CHRISTENSEN has been given the opportunity to make his own mark on legendary character ANAKIN SKYWALKER. The hunky star,...

25th August 2003 17:02



Hartnett: Superman Would Have Been Too Easy

PEARL HARBOR hunk JOSH HARTNETT is glad he turned down the role of SUPERMAN - because it wouldn't have stretched his acting ability. The...

25th August 2003 17:02



Loud Nolte In Trouble Again

Hellraising actor NICK NOLTE has been in trouble with the police again after they received complaints about the volume of the star's electric...

25th August 2003 17:02



Oj Simpson: 'Cash Helped Me Get Acquitted'

OJ SIMPSON has made the stunning confession he would not have been acquitted of murder without the money to pay for a "dream team" of lawyers. ...

25th August 2003 17:02



Depardieu's Son 'Pulled Gun On Drinker'

The son of Gallic actor GERARD DEPARDIEU is being investigated on suspicion of threatening a man with an illegal gun at a French bar. According...

25th August 2003 17:02



Mcgregor Film Scoops Top Award

Scottish star EWAN McGREGOR's controversial movie has scored an early success at the EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL in his native country -...

25th August 2003 17:02



Fury At News Of Keys' Track With Nas And Rakim

Pop star ALICIA KEYS' manager is furious that news of her collaboration with New York MC giants NAS and RAKIM has been leaked - but he insists it's...

25th August 2003 17:02



Blatt Slams The Spice Girls

Former ALL SAINTS beauty MELANIE BLATT has launched a scathing attack on the SPICE GIRLS - insisting she "hated them". The brunette stunner,...

25th August 2003 17:02



Lil' Kim's Expensive Auction

Rapper LIL' KIM expressed her generous side when she became embroiled in a charity bidding war with baseball star DEREK JETER last week...

25th August 2003 17:02



Sex Pistols Cancel Shows

The SEX PISTOLS have axed three dates on their reunion tour of America - but the motive behind the sudden cancellations remains unknown. Their...

25th August 2003 17:02



Beyonce Wants Bee Gees

Superstar singer BEYONCE KNOWLES is desperate to work with legendary pop group THE BEE GEES. The CRAZY IN LOVE chanteuse recorded a cover of the...

25th August 2003 17:02



Jagger Takes To The Stage Again

LATEST: Veteran rocker SIR MICK JAGGER has shrugged off a bout of flu to join his fellow ROLLING STONES on the British stage - after disappointing...

25th August 2003 17:02



Christina Aguilera Takes On Skechers Role

Pop singer CHRISTINA AGUILERA is following in BRITNEY SPEARS' perfectly formed footsteps - literally. The DIRRTY star has signed up to become...

25th August 2003 17:02



Daryl Hit The Surf + The Slopes For Playboy Spread

DARYL HANNAH's pre-PLAYBOY work-out included surf sessions at the beach and snowboarding adventures in the mountains. The actress hates gyms...

25th August 2003 21:14



Freeman Hopes To Take To The Skies

Hollywood actor MORGAN FREEMAN has diverted his passion for sailing to a new arena - flying. The DRIVING MISS DAISY star, 66, has long enjoyed...

25th August 2003 21:14



Friends Fixed Kudrow

FRIENDS star LISA KUDROW used to be terrified of everything - but having a hit TV show helped sort out her life. The OPPOSITE OF SEX actress...

25th August 2003 21:14



Buffy Star Defends Lesbian Kiss Scene

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER star JAMES MARSTERS has defended the on-screen lesbian kiss that nearly forced the show's creator to quit. JOSS WHEDON...

25th August 2003 21:14



Liv Loves New Rose Fragrance

Sexy LIV TYLER is thrilled to be the face of GIVENCHY's new perfume VERY IRRESISTIBLE GIVENCHY because she honestly loves the fragrance. The...

25th August 2003 21:14



Taxi Driver Writer Sacked

Hollywood screenwriting legend PAUL SCHRADER has been fired from a film he was directing - because there wasn't enough blood and guts in it. The...

25th August 2003 21:14



Distributors Vie For Gibson's Passion

MEL GIBSON's controversial new movie THE PASSION has garnered interest from a gang of distribution companies - even though they've yet to see it. ...

25th August 2003 21:14



Sex And The City Star Heads For London

SEX AND THE CITY star SARAH JESSICA PARKER is relocating to London for six months - to support husband MATTHEW BRODERICK's stage career. The...

25th August 2003 21:14



Schwarzenegger's Nazi Past

Hollywood action hero ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER's bid for Governorship of California may be in trouble as new details of his father's Nazi past...

25th August 2003 21:14



Sizemore Won't Let Possible Jail Time Slow Him Down

Troubled TOM SIZEMORE isn't letting a possible jail spell get him down - he's signing up for roles in a number of movies in the hope he stays a...

25th August 2003 21:14



Mel Blatt Undecided About Marriage

Former ALL SAINTS singer MELANIE BLATT's hopes of marriage are regularly dashed by her boyfriend - because he reminds her of an alcohol-fuelled...

25th August 2003 21:14



Has Jagger Lost His Touch With The Ladies?

It seems MICK JAGGER can't have any woman he desires - former PLAYBOY pin-up NIKKI ZIERING turned him down over dinner. The pretty blonde was...

25th August 2003 21:14



Great White Call On Kiss For Help

Rockers GREAT WHITE are calling on KISS to help them raise cash for the families of victims of a fire tragedy in February (03), which left 99 fans...

25th August 2003 21:14



Aerosmith Get Set For Football Kick Off

AEROSMITH are so keen to kick off the new football season in America next month (04SEP03) they're training with the NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS. The...

25th August 2003 21:14



Church To Be The New Face Of Nicorette?

Opera superstar CHARLOTTE CHURCH may become the new face of anti-smoking firm NICORETTE. The 17-year-old singer has been trying to quit smoking,...

25th August 2003 21:14



Timberlake + Metallica Double Up With Club Shows

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and METALLICA will be making the most of their post-MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS parties by staging fan-only club shows after the...

25th August 2003 21:14



Tatu Cancel Concert After Appendicitis Operation

'Lesbian' pop act TATU have been forced to cancel their concert appearance in Monte Carlo, France, after singer JULIA VOLKOVA was taken ill with...

25th August 2003 21:14


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