18th August 2004

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Blair Furious Over Payment For Exorcist Footage

Actress LINDA BLAIR is fighting film bosses for more cash, after being offered just $279 (GBP155) for footage of her used in trailers for new movie...

18th August 2004 2:24



Freddy + Jason To Return

Movie ghouls FREDDY KRUEGER and JASON VOORHEES are set to do battle again on the big screen - with EVIL DEAD supervillain ASH. The NIGHTMARE ON...

18th August 2004 2:24



Punisher Star Caught Up In Race Riots Emotion

THE PUNISHER star THOMAS JANE was caught up in the emotion of past race riots on the set of his new movie STANDER in South Africa after recreating...

18th August 2004 2:24



Gallo Regrets Roger Ebert Curse

Actor VINCENT GALLO regrets putting a curse on film critic ROGER EBERT - because the hex almost came true. Upset by Ebert's scathing review of...

18th August 2004 2:24



Schwarzenegger Demands Pre-op Identification

California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER is demanding people carry two forms of identification - before and after plastic surgery. The...

18th August 2004 2:24



Goodfellas Cast Reunites

Cast and filmmakers of GOODFELLAS have reunited for an Italian meal 15 years after they shot MARTIN SCORSESE's classic gangster movie. WARNER...

18th August 2004 2:24



Pitt And Aniston Top Instyle's Hot List Again

Hollywood couple JENNIFER ANISTON and BRAD PITT have topped American magazine INSTYLE's What's Sexy Now poll for the fourth year running. The...

18th August 2004 2:24



Hilton Marriage Was A Cheap Affair

LATEST: NICKY HILTON's surprise weekend wedding to tycoon TODD ANDREW MEISTER had even more surprises than at first announced it was a cheap...

18th August 2004 2:24



Townsend: 'We're Not Ben + J.lo'

CHARLIZE THERON and Irish boyfriend STUART TOWNSEND have turned down the chance to work with each other on the big screen many times because...

18th August 2004 2:24



Bosses Of Stallone's Boxing Show Battle With Rival

The makers SYLVESTER STALLONE's upcoming boxing reality show THE CONTENDER are gearing up to block next month's (SEP04) debut of rival series THE...

18th August 2004 2:24



Depp Determined To Act With Vegas

Hollywood hunk JOHNNY DEPP is begging film executives to cast British comedian JOHNNY VEGAS in the next two PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN sequels. ...

18th August 2004 2:24



Paris And Nicole Start Motorbike Gang

Socialites PARIS HILTON and NICOLE RICHIE have moved on to a new venture following their reality TV success - as the founding members of a...

18th August 2004 2:24



Maccoll Inquiry Announcement

LATEST: The mother of late British singer KIRSTY MacCOLL is to make a public announcement on a fresh inquiry into her daughter's death in Mexico...

18th August 2004 2:24



Phish Refund Final Gig Tickets

LATEST: American rockers PHISH have been forced to refund thousands of tickets for their final gig, after dangerous weather conditions prompted...

18th August 2004 2:24



Cobain Christmas Card Fetches Fortune

A Christmas card made by late rocker KURT COBAIN when he was six years old sold at auction for $16,200 (GBP9,000) on Saturday(14AUG04). Another...

18th August 2004 2:24



Ashlee And Jessica Team Up For Christmas Song

JESSICA SIMPSON has teamed up with her younger sister ASHLEE to record a duet for her upcoming Christmas album. The sexy Texans have...

18th August 2004 2:24



Kylie Refused Hypnotic Sex

Australian beauty KYLIE MINOGUE was almost mesmerised into sleeping with celebrity hypnotist PAUL McKENNA. The CAN'T GET YOU OUT OF MY HEAD...

18th August 2004 2:24



Aguilera Fans Win Small Victory

LATEST: CHRISTINA AGUILERA fans seeking refunds for tickets to her cancelled summer (04) tour have won a small victory, after their repayment was...

18th August 2004 2:24



Busted Hunk Devastated By Mum's Stroke

BUSTED hunk MATT JAY is traumatised after his mother suffered a stroke during their family holiday on Saturday (14AUG04). The SLEEPING WITH THE...

18th August 2004 2:24



Estefan Wants "Phantom Hugger" Released

LATEST: GLORIA ESTEFAN is pleading with Houston, Texas, lawmakers to go easy with "the phantom hugger" who ambushed her on stage on 7 August (04)...

18th August 2004 2:24



Spears' Dildo Blunder

Pop beauty BRITNEY SPEARS broke down during a TV interview after admitting she put a dildo in her mouth. The TOXIC star shocked TV presenter...

18th August 2004 2:24



Williams Dates Nip/tuck Star

Pop superstar ROBBIE WILLIAMS has had his first date in 18 months - with NIP/TUCK star VALERIE CRUZ. The MILLENNIUM singer is a huge fan of the...

18th August 2004 2:24



Witherspoon's Shocking New Look

LEGALLY BLONDE actress REESE WITHERSPOON has shocked fans by dying her famously fair hair brown. The sexy star's new look is so different many...

18th August 2004 2:24



Kerry's Crush On Theron

American presidential hopeful JOHN KERRY has a secret crush on South African actress CHARLIZE THERON. The Democratic candidate shocked fans by...

18th August 2004 2:24



Mark Ruffalo's Painful Efforts To Be Popular

IN THE CUT star MARK RUFFALO was so eager to be popular among his high school classmates, he ran himself over with his own bicycle while trying to...

18th August 2004 8:52



Nicole Richie Turns Cover Shots In Christmas Cards

NICOLE RICHIE is so thrilled with the pictures she took for a Japanese cover shoot, she's decided to use the images on the front of her Christmas...

18th August 2004 8:52



Delpy Names London As Suspect After Chicken Pox Bout

French actress JULIE DELPY has just overcome a battle with chicken pox - and she suspects she caught the bug in London. The BEFORE SUNSET star's...

18th August 2004 8:52



Townsend Captures Lost Movie Magic

Irish movie star STUART TOWNSEND has a special way of recalling his film set experiences - he turns each project into a scrapbook full of...

18th August 2004 8:52



Ali G Angers Veteran Broadcaster

Fictional TV presenter ALI G proved to be painfully annoying for veteran American broadcaster ANDY ROONEY - because he couldn't understand the...

18th August 2004 8:52



Nicholson Remains A Lakers Fan

Hollywood actor JACK NICHOLSON is remaining a staunch fan of the LOS ANGELES LAKERS - despite the basketball team's recent big changes. The...

18th August 2004 8:52



Sigourney Weaver's Fear Factor Fear

Hollywood actress SIGOURNEY WEAVER has ruled out the possibility of ever appearing on American reality show FEAR FACTOR - because she couldn't bear...

18th August 2004 8:52



Ruffalo's Messy Marriage Proposal

Actor MARK RUFFALO's marriage proposal to his wife SUNRISE had an unusual interruption - when his car hit a deer. The ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF A...

18th August 2004 8:52



Gallo Goes To War With Gossip Columnist

Much-maligned movie star VINCENT GALLO has taken to firing offensive insults at newspaper gossips because he's sick of them inventing stories about...

18th August 2004 8:52



Duff: 'I'm Overworked'

Hollywood beauty HILARY DUFF is exhausted because she hasn't had a day off work for nearly three years. The 16-year-old has made ten films -...

18th August 2004 8:52



Sinatra, Bowie And Dylan Top New Gq Style List

Music legends FRANK SINATRA, DAVID BOWIE and BOB DYLAN have topped a new list of stylist musicians. The well-dressed trio join idols like JIMI...

18th August 2004 8:52



Carrots Cut From Usher's Strict Diet

R+B hunk USHER's diet for his current North American tour is so strict, he's not even allowed to eat carrots or corn. While the 25-year-old...

18th August 2004 8:52



Barenaked Ladies Make Holiday Album

Canadian rockers the BARENAKED LADIES are getting into the festive spirit by releasing an album full of holiday songs. Tracks on the album...

18th August 2004 8:52



Ashlee Simpson Gets Surprise Mexico Trip From Dad

The performance of ASHLEE SIMPSONS' debut album AUTOBIOGRAPHY thrilled her father and manager JOE SIMPSON so much, he whisked her off on a surprise...

18th August 2004 8:52



Joel Attempts To Save The Horses

BILLY JOEL is trying to save a carousel from demolition and use it as an attraction for his classical music. The rocker used to love riding...

18th August 2004 8:52



Fan Dies At Phish Gig

LATEST: American rockers PHISH are horrified a fan died at their final concert in Vermont on Sunday (15AUG04). Police have scheduled an autopsy...

18th August 2004 8:52



Jessica Simpson Launches More Tasty Products

Pop beauty JESSICA SIMPSON is set to give her fans even more tasty treats when she unveils a new line of scented beauty products this autumn...

18th August 2004 8:52



Michael Jackson In Evidence Setback

Troubled singer MICHAEL JACKSON has been dealt a major blow ahead of his upcoming child molestation trial - a judge has allowed evidence seized at...

18th August 2004 8:52



Anderson Tops 'Best Breasts' Poll

Blonde beauty PAMELA ANDERSON has beaten BEYONCE KNOWLES, CHRISTINA AGUILERA and JANET JACKSON in a new poll to find the best celebrity breasts. ...

18th August 2004 13:31



Smith's Wife Enjoys Time Apart

WILL SMITH's wife JADA PINKETT SMITH loves time apart from her famous husband - so she can enjoy a "bit of a breather". The COLLATERAL star,...

18th August 2004 13:31



Knightley Bruised By Sutherland's Greeting

Actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY has discovered making a movie with DONALD SUTHERLAND is a painful experience - thanks to his unique way of greeting...

18th August 2004 13:31



Ledger Spotted With Mystery Blonde

Movie hunk HEATH LEDGER has been spotted enjoying the company of a mystery blonde in a trendy London nightclub. The A KNIGHT'S TALE actor, 25,...

18th August 2004 13:31



Keitel And Kastner Celebrate Birth

Veteran actor HARVEY KEITEL and his wife DAPHNA KASTNER are celebrating after welcoming their first child into the world. Kastner gave birth to...

18th August 2004 13:31



Reagan's Picture Not To Be Used By Animal Group

Former American First Lady NANCY REAGAN is furious with an animal rights group for requesting to use a picture of her late husband RONALD to...

18th August 2004 13:31



Damon Would Love To Play Bond

MATT DAMON is keen to replace PIERCE BROSNAN as JAMES BOND, but concedes there's a wealth of British actors capable of playing the superspy better...

18th August 2004 13:31



Ford And Flockhart Take On Movie Together

Hollywood lovers HARRISON FORD and CALISTA FLOCKHART are planning to star in a new movie together. The former ALLY McBEAL actress - who has been...

18th August 2004 13:31



Mcclarnon Inspired By Holiday Romance

Former ATOMIC KITTEN singer LIZ McCLARNON has penned a song about a brief romantic liaison she enjoyed on holiday. The WHOLE AGAIN star, 23,...

18th August 2004 13:31



Jessica Simpson Yearns For Privacy

Singer JESSICA SIMPSON is desperate for her reality TV show to end, so she can really enjoy being a newlywed - and run around the house naked. ...

18th August 2004 13:31



Damon Makes A Quick Dash To Party With Moss

Rap mogul DAMON DASH has jetted to Ibiza to party with celebrity pals at JADE JAGGER's villa - and promote his ROCAWEAR clothes line. The tycoon...

18th August 2004 13:31



Adam Levine's Controversial Kiss

MAROON 5 frontman ADAM LEVINE has infuriated his girlfriend by kissing his favourite model KELLY PRESTON in the group's new music video. The...

18th August 2004 13:31



Country Stars Urge Fans To Vote

America's leading country music stars have launched a campaign to urge fellow natives to vote in the upcoming Presidential elections. RICKY...

18th August 2004 13:31



Justin's New Rock Album

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's next album will be influenced by southern American rock. The pop hunk's first solo LP, JUSTIFIED, won rave reviews and...

18th August 2004 13:31



Diddy Flees Yacht After Drugs Raid

SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS was forced to flee his $6.3 million (GBP3.5 million) yacht after armed security men raided his private party in the...

18th August 2004 13:31



Lopez Quits E! Special

JENNIFER LOPEZ has infuriated bosses at celebrity TV station E! after reneging on a deal to film an interview for the cable network. Producers...

18th August 2004 13:31



White Stripes To Split?

American rock outfit THE WHITE STRIPES may be about to split - according to frontman JACK WHITE's nephew. The SEVEN NATION ARMY group - who...

18th August 2004 17:03



Mckellen Takes A Turn On The Magic Roundabout

Acting legend SIR IAN McKELLEN has been unveiled as the voice of ZEBEDEE in the movie version of classic TV series THE MAGIC ROUNDABOUT. The...

18th August 2004 17:03



Cattrall Finds A New Star

SEX AND THE CITY star KIM CATTRALL has made a new friend while shooting a new commercial in her native Britain, TV antique expert DAVID...

18th August 2004 17:03



Jolie Rescues Baby Leopards In Cambodia

ANGELINA JOLIE has rescued two baby leopards from poachers in Cambodia - by donating money to protect the conservation zone. The Hollywood...

18th August 2004 17:03



Parker Teaches Son About 'President Kerry'

SEX AND THE CITY star SARAH JESSICA PARKER is so adamant JOHN KERRY will be the next US President - she is teaching her young son to call him...

18th August 2004 17:03



Cruise: My Vote Is Secret

Hollywood superstar TOM CRUISE has refused to wade into the political war in America - by opting to keep his voting preferences secret. The...

18th August 2004 17:03



Costner Behind Director Firing

Director TED GRIFFIN was fired from his new movie by WARNER BROS after clashing with star KEVIN COSTNER, according to insiders. The...

18th August 2004 17:03



Mcmahon For Bond?

NIP/TUCK hunk JULIAN McMAHON is the latest big name to be linked to the role of JAMES BOND. The Australian actor - who was once married to KYLIE...

18th August 2004 17:03



Dunst And Bloom?

Actress KIRSTEN DUNST has reportedly found love again just weeks after splitting from JAKE GYLLENHAAL, with British actor ORLANDO BLOOM. The...

18th August 2004 17:03



Sharon Osbourne Hires Ozzy's Nephew

Rock matriarch SHARON OSBOURNE is keeping it in the family on her new talent show X FACTOR - by hiring her nephew as a stylist. THE OSBOURNES...

18th August 2004 17:03



Moby Slams Gossip

American dance star MOBY has urged fans not to believe everything the read about him, insisting he wishes his life were as interesting as the one...

18th August 2004 17:03



Winehouse Slams Madonna And Britney

British jazz prodigy AMY WINEHOUSE has hit out at pop superstars MADONNA and BRITNEY SPEARS - dubbing the former "an old lady" and Spears "a...

18th August 2004 17:03



Stone Roses Brown Refuses To Spoil Memory For Fans

Former STONE ROSES frontman IAN BROWN is determined to keep the memory of the seminal British band intact - by refusing to reform and spoil their...

18th August 2004 17:03



Psychologist In Jackson Case Questioned About Clients

The psychologist at the centre of the MICHAEL JACKSON child abuse trial has patients on both sides of the case. STAN J KATZ is the psychologist...

18th August 2004 17:03



Madonna Put On "The Rack"

Pop superstar MADONNA has adopted an unusual new exercise technique to keep her fit and flexible during her world tour, nicknamed "the rack". ...

18th August 2004 17:03



Britney Wedding Back On But Rescheduled

BRITNEY SPEARS will marry KEVIN FEDERLINE in a winter ceremony, despite rumours they had cancelled their wedding. Reports yesterday (17AUG04)...

18th August 2004 17:03



Dame Edna Offers Extras At Broadway Show

Drag queen DAME EDNA EVERAGE adding an extra touch to her new Broadway show BACK WITH A VENGEANCE - by offering marriage counselling and psychic...

18th August 2004 21:00



Kevin Smith Talks Up Weinstein

Director KEVIN SMITH has leaped to the defence of temperamental movie mogul HARVEY WEINSTEIN, insisting he has the talent to back up his views. ...

18th August 2004 21:00



Punisher Star Signs Up To Play Tragic Country Singer

THE PUNISHER star THOMAS JANE is set for another harrowing real-life portrayal - as tragic country star GLEN SHIRLEY. The movie star, who has...

18th August 2004 21:00



Hilton Gets Tinkerbell Back

LATEST: Hotel heiress PARIS HILTON's search for her beloved Chihuahua TINKERBELL is over, after the pooch was found alive. A distraught Hilton,...

18th August 2004 21:00



Gallo's Birdseye View Into Jackman's Private Life

Eccentric movie star VINCENT GALLO is urging neighbour HUGH JACKMAN to close his curtains because he's beginning to enjoy a bird's eye view of the...

18th August 2004 21:00



Sutherland's Cia Confrontation

A CIA operative confronted 24 star KIEFER SUTHERLAND during a skiing holiday, because he makes real life spies look bad. The actor, who plays...

18th August 2004 21:00



Hunky Nick Caught Kissing Alyssa

JESSICA SIMPSON's hunky husband NICK LACHEY is cheating on his bride with pin-up actress ALYSSA MILANO - and he isn't keeping it a secret. The...

18th August 2004 21:00



Berry Stalked By First Love

Movie superstar HALLE BERRY was stalked by the first boyfriend she dumped - and he remains obsessed with her to this day. The CATWOMAN beauty -...

18th August 2004 21:00



Greenday's Festival Ambitions

Rock band GREENDAY's MIKE DIRNT believes performing live should be an experience that reaches people - in the way Irish legends U2 are able to...

18th August 2004 21:00



Slash Quit Guns N' Roses To Move Forward

Legendary guitarist SLASH had to quit GUNS N' ROSES to prevent himself from falling into the "same rut" he says AXL ROSE is trapped in. The...

18th August 2004 21:00



White 'Fight' Used For Political Advantage

JACK WHITE's fight with fellow musician JASON STOLLSTEIMER at THE MAGIC STICK club in Detroit, Michigan last year (03) has apparently been...

18th August 2004 21:00



Stars Team Up For Show Celebrating Civil Rights

SEAN PENN, PAUL SIMON and PATTI SMITH are among a diverse list of stars who are joining forces for a concert for the AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION...

18th August 2004 21:00



Ramones Party Attracts Big Name Acts

Rock heavyweights THE RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, PEARL JAM frontman EDDIE VEDDER and wild rocker HENRY ROLLINS have confirmed plans to perform at the...

18th August 2004 21:00



Stones Roses Singer Rejects Reunion Offers

Former STONE ROSES frontman IAN BROWN has rejected a series of mega-money offers to reform the popular group - as "it's not about the money". ...

18th August 2004 21:00



Jack: I'd Be A Married Man If Was Still Drinking

OZZY OSBOURNE's son JACK believes he'd be married by now if he hadn't given up alcohol. The 18-year-old reality TV star entered a rehabilitation...

18th August 2004 21:00



Cancer Forces Fogelberg To Scrap Tour

Singer DAN FOGELBERG has been forced to scrap his upcoming American tour as he battles prostate cancer. The SAME OLD LANG SYNE singer has...

18th August 2004 21:00



Manson Gets Animated

Shock rocker MARILYN MANSON has cut a deal to provide the voice to animated character EDGAR in a new computer game. The BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE...

18th August 2004 21:00


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