19th May 2005

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Alley: 'I Was A Mean Lifeguard'

Former CHEERS star KIRSTIE ALLEY was so concerned about her hair when she worked as a lifeguard, she would only dangle her foot into the water to...

19th May 2005 2:42



Thornton Freaks Sarandon Out

BILLY BOB THORNTON made a freaky impression on his new movie co-star SUSAN SARANDON on the first day of their new film MR WOODCOCK - by pasting her...

19th May 2005 2:42



Trump Admits To Hand-shaking Phobia

Property tycoon-turned-US reality TV star DONALD TRUMP has confessed to a phobia of shaking people's hands - because he's terrified of catching...

19th May 2005 2:42



Degeneres Receives Key To Burbank

ELLEN DeGENERES received a special gift as she presented her hit chat show yesterday (18MAY05) - a key to the Californian city of Burbank. The...

19th May 2005 2:42



Batman Fans Get Behind Glover

BATMAN fans have started an internet campaign to win actor CRISPIN GLOVER the role of HARVEY DENT in the BATMAN BEGINS sequel. Rumours are...

19th May 2005 2:42



Bart Simpson Is Elected Mayor

THE SIMPSONS star NANCY CARTWRIGHT has been elected mayor of Northridge in Los Angeles. Cartwright, who voices tearaway child BART SIMPSON in...

19th May 2005 2:42



Desperate Housewives Star Arrested

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star CODY KASCH has been charged with misdemeanour marijuana possession, following his arrest in New York City. ...

19th May 2005 2:42



Gallagher Urges Record Bosses To Put Out Albums Quicker

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has urged record companies to put albums out as soon as they're complete in a bid to beat the internet pirates. The...

19th May 2005 2:42



Kenny + Renee Seek Marital Advice From Brad + Kimberly

Newlyweds KENNY CHESNEY and RENEE ZELLWEGER booked a dinner date with country star BRAD PAISLEY and his actress wife KIMBERLY WILLIAMS on Monday...

19th May 2005 2:42



Songwriter Perry Dies

WAYNE PERRY, the man behind hits by the BACKSTREET BOYS and TIM McGRAW, has died at 55. The country star, who wrote McGraw's NOT A MOMENT TOO...

19th May 2005 2:42



Whitney Heading Back To The Studio

Troubled GRAMMY winner WHITNEY HOUSTON is set to begin recording a new album next week (ends27MAY05) - less than a month after she was released...

19th May 2005 2:42



Gallagher Slams Be Here Now

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has slated the band's third album, BE HERE NOW, admitting the songs were too long. The rocker claims the album started...

19th May 2005 2:42



Britney Building Prayer Room In New Home

BRITNEY SPEARS is so devoted to her spirituality, she's devoting a whole room in her new mansion to prayer and meditation. The pregnant TOXIC...

19th May 2005 2:42



King To Appear At Jackson Trial Today

LATEST: CNN newsman LARRY KING will meet his scheduled day in court today (19MAY05) in the MICHAEL JACKSON trial after all. The TV star had been...

19th May 2005 2:42



Minogue Fans Buy Thousands Of Wristbands

Thousands of KYLIE MINOGUE's British fans yesterday (18MAY05) bought nearly 10,000 pink wristbands, in support of the singer as she battles breast...

19th May 2005 2:42



Jackson's Cousin Recalls Accuser Watching Porn

MICHAEL JACKSON's young cousin yesterday (18MAY05) testified that he saw the singer's accuser GAVIN ARVIZO watching pornography while intimately...

19th May 2005 2:42



Anderson To Serve As Grand Marshall

Former BAYWATCH star PAMELA ANDERSON will serve as the grand marshall of the 21st NASCAR NEXTEL ALL-STAR CHALLENGE on Saturday (21MAY05). The...

19th May 2005 2:42



American Women Want To Look Like Oprah

OPRAH WINFREY has been voted the female most American women want to look like in a new survey. In a national survey conducted by ALLURE...

19th May 2005 2:42



Dillon Put Off Yoga By Hairy Hippie

Movie star MATT DILLON has given up on finding romance in a yoga class after discovering many devotees are too hairy for him. The WILD THINGS...

19th May 2005 9:06



Stiller's Violin Nightmare

BEN STILLER has vowed to stay away from violins, after he played the instrument on US TV as a child - with just two weeks of lessons under his...

19th May 2005 9:06



Williams Gets Into Exclusive Tennis Club

THE BRADY BUNCH star BARRY WILLIAMS is set to join the US TENNIS ASSOCIATION after impressing officials with his court skills. The actor, who...

19th May 2005 9:06



Garth Recalls Distressing Meeting With In-laws

Former BEVERLY HILLS 90210 star JENNIE GARTH was distraught when she first met her husband PETER FACINELLI - because she mistook their lively...

19th May 2005 9:06



Jane Disgusts Fiancee With Fruitbat Meal

THE PUNISHER star THOMAS JANE left his fiancee PATRICIA ARQUETTE disgusted on a recent trip to Indonesia when he ate a fruitbat. The actress...

19th May 2005 9:06



Alley Dances Her Weight Off

Actress KIRSTIE ALLEY has unveiled the secret behind her recent weight loss - dancing. The former CHEERS star, who has embarked on a diet and...

19th May 2005 9:06



Portia Plans Tattoo Removal Of Ex's Initials

Former ALLY McBEAL star PORTIA DE ROSSI is having a tattoo tribute to her dumped girlfriend removed. The actress ended her three-year romance...

19th May 2005 9:06



You've Lost That Loving Feeling Honoured

RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS mega-hit YOU'VE LOST THAT LOVING FEELING has been honoured at America's BROADCAST MUSIC INC (BMI) POP MUSIC AWARDS for being the...

19th May 2005 9:06



Willie's Gas Gets Fuelled Up At New Garage

WILLIE NELSON is celebrating after learning his environmentally friendly diesel is to be offered to motorists at a new Texas biodiesel station. ...

19th May 2005 9:06



Stars Bronzed At Owens' Country Music Mecca Restaurant

HANK WILLIAMS, ELVIS PRESLEY and WILLIE NELSON are among the country music greats who will be honoured with bronze statues at BUCK OWENS' Crystal...

19th May 2005 9:06



Gallagher: 'British Life Has Inspired Me To Write Again'

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has rediscovered his knack for writing songs again after being inspired by "mundane" British life. The rocker admits...

19th May 2005 9:06



The Game Replaces Basketball With Tupac

Rapper THE GAME has covered up his first ever tattoo with a new one that features the image of his hero TUPAC SHAKUR. The HATE IT OR LOVE IT...

19th May 2005 9:06



Federline Oversees Construction Work On Home

BRITNEY SPEARS' husband KEVIN FEDERLINE is so eager for construction work on their California mansion to be completed, he's insisting on staying...

19th May 2005 9:06



Martin Dedicates Song To Minogue

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN made an onstage dedication of support to KYLIE MINOGUE on Tuesday (17MAY05) night as the news she has breast cancer...

19th May 2005 9:06



Amadeus Filmmakers To Celebrate Goya On Screen

SAUL ZAENTZ and MILOS FORMAN are set to bring the story of Spanish artist GOYA to the big screen in a spectacular biopic shooting this year (05). ...

19th May 2005 13:56



Hungry Filmmaker Misses Spacey Call

Screen star KEVIN SPACEY telephoned an aspiring filmmaker to commend him on his impressive work - but the budding director was devastated he missed...

19th May 2005 13:56



Chaplin Tramp Suit Sold

The tramp suit worn by movie legend CHARLIE CHAPLIN in the film that made his name, sold for $6,650 (GBP3,500) at auction in London yesterday...

19th May 2005 13:56



The Inspiration Behind Domino Is Jailed

The former model-turned-bounty hunter who inspired KEIRA KNIGHTLEY's latest movie DOMINO was sent to prison yesterday (18MAY05) after a massive...

19th May 2005 13:56



Binoche's Dangerous Leap

French screen siren JULIETTE BINOCHE is learning the latest terrifying adventure sport for her new movie - free running. The 41-year-old...

19th May 2005 13:56



Chan To Be China's Answer To Spielberg

Martial arts star JACKIE CHAN is determined to help the Chinese film industry by becoming the Hong Kong equivalent of legendary directors STEVEN...

19th May 2005 13:56



UK Historian: Spielberg 'Glorifies' Nazi Regime

Director STEVEN SPIELBERG has been accused of glamourising the Nazi regime in his movies, by a prominent British historian. ANTONY BEEVOR...

19th May 2005 13:56



Married Murray's Film Inspires Him To Trace Ex-lovers

Actor BILL MURRAY's latest film BROKEN FLOWERS has inspired him to follow his character's example by tracking down past girlfriends to see if he...

19th May 2005 13:56



Gere Joins World's Greatest Minds To Fix Globe's Problems

Actor RICHARD GERE teamed up with a host of NOBEL LAUREATEs and world leaders yesterday (18MAY05) for the colossal challenge of finding solutions...

19th May 2005 13:56



Spurlock Sued For $40 Million Over Super Size Profits

SUPER SIZE ME director and star MORGAN SPURLOCK is being sued for a staggering $40 million (GBP21 million) by a company which claims he's failed to...

19th May 2005 13:56



Clapton Fishes For Longer Life

Rocker ERIC CLAPTON credits his relaxing fishing hobby with preserving his laid-back manner. The 60-year-old spends all his spare time by the...

19th May 2005 13:56



J.lo Slams Copycats

JENNIFER LOPEZ has hit out at TV shows that makeover members of the public to look like her. One of the latest trends of reality shows takes...

19th May 2005 13:56



Stones Demand Lame Dog For Promo

British rockers THE ROLLING STONES demanded a lame dog for their latest promotional video - and were horrified when an agency offered to disable a...

19th May 2005 13:56



Downey Jr Bitter About Singing Flop

Actor-turned-singer ROBERT DOWNEY JR is convinced his new album failed in Britain because radio stations snubbed it. The CHAPLIN star appeared...

19th May 2005 13:56



Almond Returns To Pop Career

Pop star MARC ALMOND is battling bruised vocal chords and depression to make a spectacular musical comeback, after recovering from a road crash...

19th May 2005 13:56



Sir Cliff Pips Beatles In UK Chart

Ageing rocker SIR CLIFF RICHARD has got one over on legendary rivals THE BEATLES - he's placed above them in a new chart of top selling British...

19th May 2005 13:56



Elton Paedophilia Joke Outrages Gay Rights Group

British gay rights group OUTRAGE! are demanding an apology from the BBC after a TV host made a joke suggesting SIR ELTON JOHN is sexually excited...

19th May 2005 13:56



Kylie's Tests Prove Cancer Hasn't Spread

Pop beauty KYLIE MINOGUE is relieved medical tests have shown her cancer has not spread to the rest of her body - which means the singer has a...

19th May 2005 13:56



Madonna Accused Of Plagiarism In Lawsuit

Pop superstar MADONNA is being sued by a Belgian composer, who accuses the MATERIAL GIRL of stealing the melody from his song MY LIFE'S GETTING...

19th May 2005 13:56



Prowse Makes His Living From Star Wars Conventions

Former STAR WARS star DAVID PROWSE is still reaping the financial benefits of starring in the initial three sci-fi movies - as a guest speaker at...

19th May 2005 17:36



Stone Feared Out-acting De Niro

SHARON STONE deliberately under-performed during her audition for 1995 gangster movie CASINO, because she didn't want to out-act co-star ROBERT DE...

19th May 2005 17:36



Craig's Spielberg Confusion

Actor DANIEL CRAIG is confused about his starring role in upcoming STEVEN SPIELBERG movie VENGEANCE, because the film's producers remain...

19th May 2005 17:36



Reeve's Widow To Sing Again

CHRISTOPHER REEVE's widow DANA is resurrecting her singing career, eight months after losing the SUPERMAN star. The 43-year-old had planned to...

19th May 2005 17:36



Chan's Stunts Stunted By Hollywood

Kung Fu superstar JACKIE CHAN is sick of making movies in America - because insurance restrictions there stop him doing daring stunts. The actor...

19th May 2005 17:36



Von Trier Slams America

Danish director LARS VON TRIER shocked crowds at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL yesterday (18MAY05), when he branded US President GEORGE W BUSH "an...

19th May 2005 17:36



Freeman Warns Movie Industry Of Illegal Download Risks

Hollywood actor MORGAN FREEMAN has warned film-makers internet piracy will hit film studios as dramatically as it has the music industry. The...

19th May 2005 17:36



Cruise: 'I Don't Want An Oscar'

Screen hunk TOM CRUISE has never wanted an OSCAR, because winning awards has nothing to do with the serious craft of acting. The MINORITY REPORT...

19th May 2005 17:36



Ozzy's Midget Mayhem

OZZY OSBOURNE once stuffed a midget, hired to perform with his band BLACK SABBATH on tour, into the luggage compartment of their tour bus. The...

19th May 2005 17:36



Gallagher Praise Pleases Church

Welsh singing sensation CHARLOTTE CHURCH is "flattered" after OASIS rocker LIAM GALLAGHER revealed he admires her because she shares his passion...

19th May 2005 17:36



Nelson And Simpson Re-make 'These Boots...'

Country legend WILLIE NELSON is recording a duet version of NANCY SINATRA's hit THESE BOOTS ARE MADE FOR WALKING, with popstar JESSICA SIMPSON. ...

19th May 2005 17:36



Brian Wilson Leads Tribute To Paul Simon

Former BEACH BOY BRIAN WILSON has paid tribute to 1960s singing legend PAUL SIMON at the BMI POP AWARDS in Los Angeles this week (17MAY05). ...

19th May 2005 17:36



Bogus Beyonce Raking In Freebies

An American woman posing as R+B beauty BEYONCE KNOWLES has been taking advantage of the DESTINY'S CHILD singer's status to collect free gifts from...

19th May 2005 17:36



Newton John: 'Give Kylie Privacy'

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN has begged the media to leave KYLIE MINOGUE alone as she battles breast cancer. The GREASE star has successfully beaten the...

19th May 2005 17:36



Usher Looks Set For Dreamgirls

LATEST: R+B star USHER has confirmed he is in negotiations to star in a new movie version of the musical DREAMGIRLS - just days after his mother...

19th May 2005 17:36



Kylie Thanks Fans

KYLIE MINOGUE has thanked her fans for their support following the revelation she is suffering from breast cancer. The singer has been forced to...

19th May 2005 17:36



Jackson Judge Rules Against King Testimony

LATEST: The judge in MICHAEL JACKSON's child molestation trial has ruled that CNN newsman LARRY KING will not be allowed to take the stand as a...

19th May 2005 17:36



Stefani Stays On Top

GWEN STEFANI has pulled off another amazing feat at the top of the US pop charts by clinging on to the number one spot on the BILLBOARD Hot 100 for...

19th May 2005 21:41



The White Stripes Set For Eastern European Trip

Rockers THE WHITE STRIPES are heading east next month (JUN05) to play their first shows in the former Soviet Union. The duo have lined up an...

19th May 2005 21:41



Wyclef Plans A Duet With Whitney

FUGEES star WYCLEF JEAN is hoping to score a duet with troubled WHITNEY HOUSTON on his new album. The Haitian hip-hop star has written new tune...

19th May 2005 21:41



Fat Joe + Thin Nicole Land Mtv Jobs

Celebrity weight loss champions NICOLE RICHIE and FAT JOE are the odd couple who'll present the upcoming MTV MOVIE AWARDS pre-show coverage for the...

19th May 2005 21:41



Musical Duo Team Up For Batman

Award-winning composers HANS ZIMMER and JAMES NEWTON HOWARD have teamed up to pen the score for the upcoming new BATMAN movie. The music men...

19th May 2005 21:41



Cornell Conquers Alcohol Hell

AUDIOSLAVE frontman CHRIS CORNELL insists he is a new man after ditching his debilitating drinking habit. The troubled rocker changed his...

19th May 2005 21:41



Chesney Plans A Meeting For Renee + His Ex

Newlywed country star KENNY CHESNEY is arranging an awkward meeting between his new wife RENEE ZELLWEGER and his ex-fiancee this summer (05). ...

19th May 2005 21:41



Shania Causes Controversy With New Zealand Home Plans

New Zealand officials are trying to stop country superstar SHANIA TWAIN and her producer husband ROBERT 'MUTT' LANGE from developing their new...

19th May 2005 21:41



Audioslave Fans Riot At Free Show

Los Angeles riot police were called in to intervene at a free AUDIOSLAVE show on Hollywood Boulevard last night (18MAY05) when fans broke down...

19th May 2005 21:41



Danza Interrupts Letterman

Former TAXI star TONY DANZA caused confusion last night (18MAY05), when he stormed onstage in the middle of DAVID LETTERMAN's interview with...

19th May 2005 21:41



Bond Girl Bares A Breast At Cannes

Former BOND baddie SOPHIE MARCEAU has been left giggling after snappers caught a split-second wardrobe malfunction at the CANNES FILM FESTIVAL in...

19th May 2005 21:41



Depp To Reprise Role As Hunter S Thompson

JOHNNY DEPP is set to reprise his acclaimed role as journalist HUNTER S THOMPSON in the sequel to his 1998 hit FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS. ...

19th May 2005 21:41



Godard Slams Tarantino

Legendary director JEAN-LUC GODARD has hit out at QUENTIN TARANTINO - one of his biggest admirers - for using the title of one of his 1960s films...

19th May 2005 21:41



Sheridan Reveals Crush On Letterman

NICOLETTE SHERIDAN has unveiled a secret she's been holding for years - she has a deep crush on comedian DAVID LETTERMAN. The DESPERATE...

19th May 2005 21:41



Anna Nicole Defends Herself Against Drug + Assault Claims

ANNA NICOLE SMITH is using her new tabloid column in America to blast rockers AMEN after they accused the busty blonde of sexual harassment and...

19th May 2005 21:41



Miller: 'Movie Violence Does Not Affect Society'

SIN CITY creator FRANK MILLER has hit out at reports suggesting violent films encourage anti-social behaviour among cinema-goers. The comic-book...

19th May 2005 21:41



Star Wars Fans Flock To Hollywood Cinemas

Throngs of STAR WARS fans packed the streets of Hollywood late last night (18MAY05) as they clamoured for seats to watch the final installment in...

19th May 2005 21:41



Denver Has Heart Bypass Surgery

Veteran actor BOB DENVER is recuperating after undergoing quadruple heart bypass surgery. The 70-year-old actor, who starred in the 1960s TV...

19th May 2005 21:41



D'onofrio Laughs Off Collapse Story

LATEST: Actor VINCENT D'ONOFRIO is laughing off reports he collapsed on the set of legal drama LAW + ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT because he was upset...

19th May 2005 21:41


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