16th August 2005

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Fascinating Fact 28

Hollywood star KATE WINSLET's 66-year-old father ROGER has launched a new career as the frontman of London rock band BIDGIE REEF +THE GAS.

16th August 2005 3:05



Connelly Shuns Hollywood Lifestyle

JENNIFER CONNELLY and her actor husband PAUL BETTANY have relocated to the Brooklyn district of New York City in a desperate bid to escape the...

16th August 2005 3:05



Scott Brothers Share No Rivalry

Legendary film-makers RIDLEY and TONY SCOTT insist they are not rivals, because their cinematic styles are so different. Tony, who directed TOP...

16th August 2005 3:05



Damon's Tango Lessons

Maverick film-maker TERRY GILLIAM forced MATT DAMON to take dancing lessons, because he wanted his leading man to move more gracefully in their...

16th August 2005 3:05



Hilton Finds Wedding Venue

Hotel heiress PARIS HILTON has found the perfect location to wed fiance PARIS LATSIS following a summer spent searching for possible venues. THE...

16th August 2005 3:05



Schwimmer Finds London Love

Former FRIENDS star DAVID SCHWIMMER has found love while starring on the stage in London's West End. The 38-year-old has been enjoying a run in...

16th August 2005 3:05



New Schwarzenegger Scandal Brews

A woman who allegedly had an affair with ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER was reportedly paid $20,000 (GBP11,000) by the publisher of US tabloid the National...

16th August 2005 3:05



Hanks Faces Da Vinci Code Protestors

Oscar-winning actor TOM HANKS was faced by protestors including nuns, as he began filming scenes for the upcoming film adaptation of DAN BROWN's...

16th August 2005 3:05



Law To Attend Miller Wedding

JUDE LAW's reconciliation with fiancee SIENNA MILLER has stepped up a gear - the British heart-throb will accompany Miller to her sister's wedding...

16th August 2005 3:05



Green Day Concerts Postponed

American rockers GREEN DAY postponed concerts on Sunday (14AUG05) in Dayton, Ohio, and last night (15AUG05) in Nashville, Tennessee, citing "the...

16th August 2005 3:05



The Who To Tour Next Year

Veteran rockers THE WHO have promised their loyal fans they will take to the road next year (06), after recently abandoning a series of planned gigs...

16th August 2005 3:05



Simpson Song A Lohan Jibe?

ASHLEE SIMPSON has sparked speculation she's making lyrical attacks on fellow teen star LINDSAY LOHAN with her new single BOYFRIEND. Reports have...

16th August 2005 3:05



Ricky Martin Adopts Indian Orphans

Latino pop star RICKY MARTIN's quest to end child poverty has reached a new height - he has adopted three street children in notorious Indian city...

16th August 2005 3:05



Sharon Osbourne Grateful For Cancer Battle

Reality TV star SHARON OSBOURNE credits her battle with colon cancer with saving her from a life spent ignoring the things that truly matter to...

16th August 2005 3:05



Stefani Shoots Down Factory Girl Reports

LATEST: GWEN STEFANI has rubbished reports she's set to join SIENNA MILLER in the upcoming movie FACTORY GIRL. It was reported last week...

16th August 2005 3:05



Sharon Osbourne: 'Aimee Had Cancer'

Rock matriarch SHARON OSBOURNE has confirmed her daughter AIMEE underwent extensive treatment for breast cancer after discovering a lump in April,...

16th August 2005 3:05



Latifah Climbs Into The Boxing Ring

Rapper-turned-actress QUEEN LATIFAH is venturing into new territory for cosmetics company CoverGirl - the boxing ring. The curvaceous CHICAGO...

16th August 2005 9:12



Lee Licks Longoria

Rocker TOMMY LEE was left with an unusual taste in his mouth on Friday night (12AUG05), after licking actress EVA LONGORIA and comedian CONAN...

16th August 2005 9:12



Super Furry Animals Confused By Beach Boys Influence

Welsh rockers SUPER FURRY ANIMALS are amazed they have been described at "THE BEACH BOYS on acid" - because the PET SOUNDS hitmakers were famously...

16th August 2005 9:12



Sting Defends His Seven Homes

Rich rocker STING believes owning seven homes helps to keep him grounded, because it means he can avoid plush hotels. The superstar insists owning...

16th August 2005 9:12



Sharon: 'Kelly Was Never An Addict'

SHARON OSBOURNE forced her troubled daughter KELLY to take time out from her career to keep her away from the media spotlight, because it was causing...

16th August 2005 9:12



Fascinating Fact 29

Former SEX AND THE CITY star SARAH JESSICA PARKER is so obsessed with perfume she once bought 500 bottles of a drugstore's fragrance because it was...

16th August 2005 9:12



Caprice Gets Men Into Her Lingerie

Sexy model CAPRICE BOURRET helped bring out PINK's fiance CAREY HART's feminine side recently, when she asked him to model her lingerie for her. ...

16th August 2005 9:12



Blair's Cockroach Scare

A DIRTY SHAME star SELMA BLAIR had a horrifying experience on JAY LENO's chat show on Friday night (12AUG05), when the comedian brought her...

16th August 2005 9:12



Lucille Ball Tops Popularity Poll

Legendary comedienne LUCILLE BALL has been voted America's most beloved dead star, according to a new poll. More than 16 years after her death,...

16th August 2005 9:12



Kutcher Catches Out Defiant O'neal

ASHTON KUTCHER was so horrified when basketball ace SHAQUILLE O'NEAL assured the actor he could never be pranked, he caught him out less than 24...

16th August 2005 9:12



Tony Scott: 'I Have Always Admired Ridley'

Veteran TRUE ROMANCE director TONY SCOTT has always looked up to his film-making brother RIDLEY, and decided to follow in his footsteps since early...

16th August 2005 9:12



Reid Disgusted By Fetish

TARA REID stormed out of a night club in Berlin, Germany on Friday (12AUG05) because she was disgusted by an erotic show. The AMERICAN PIE beauty...

16th August 2005 9:12



Longoria Picks Up Bootleg Dvds In China

Sexy actress EVA LONGORIA was so stunned when she saw bootleg DVD copies of her hit show DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES for sale on the streets of China, she...

16th August 2005 9:12



Walken For President?

Actor CHRISTOPHER WALKEN is caught in the midst of reports he plans to vie for the role of US president. While the eccentric screen star plays a...

16th August 2005 9:12



Pepa Stuns With Banana-devouring Skills

SALT-N-PEPA star SANDRA 'PEPA' DENTON gave her co-stars on US reality show THE SURREAL LIFE a thrill, when she swallowed a whole large banana. The...

16th August 2005 9:12



Aiken Quits Los Angeles

AMERICAN IDOL star CLAY AIKEN has decided to ditch life in Los Angeles to move back to his home state of North Carolina. The INVISIBLE singer, 26,...

16th August 2005 9:12



Backstreet Boys Go Back In Time

The BACKSTREET BOYS have gone back in time for their latest music video to portray a fictional 1985 rock band called SPHYNKTER. Embracing much of...

16th August 2005 9:12



Poverty Sends Super Furry Animals To Spain

Welsh band SUPER FURRY ANIMALS were so disappointed they couldn't afford to record their latest album in Los Angeles, they decided to move the taping...

16th August 2005 13:36



Young's Trilby Sold

British singer WILL YOUNG's trademark Trilby hat has been bought for a staggering $3,600 (GBP2,000) on internet auction site eBay - and the money is...

16th August 2005 13:36



Athlete And Snow Patrol Battle To Become U2

ATHLETE are locked in a battle with fellow British band SNOW PATROL to see who can become the next U2 first. Athlete frontman JOEL POTTS and Snow...

16th August 2005 13:36



Jay Kay Refused Drug Therapy

JAMIROQUAI frontman JAY KAY refused to seek therapy to kick his cocaine addiction because he wanted to work out his demons by himself. The COSMIC...

16th August 2005 13:36



Oasis Snub Maroon 5

OASIS singer NOEL GALLAGHER has vowed to ignore MAROON 5 at Britain's V Festival this weekend (begs20AUG05) because he is insulted they are on the...

16th August 2005 13:36



Lennon Musical Savaged By Critics

A new musical based on the life of late BEATLE JOHN LENNON has been torn apart by critics following its debut performance last night (15AUG05), but...

16th August 2005 13:36



Apple To Release Third Album After Two Year Wait

US singer / songwriter FIONA APPLE is finally releasing a reworked version of her new album BEAUTIFUL MACHINE following a two year delay, after fans...

16th August 2005 13:36



Osbourne Jewellery Case Closed

SHARON and OZZY OSBOURNE are devastated they will never recover the precious stash of jewellery stolen from them last November (04) - as police have...

16th August 2005 13:36



Fascinating Fact 30

The bell at Lincoln Cathedral in England didn't ring yesterday (15AUG05) for the first time since World War II, as filming of new TOM HANKS movie THE...

16th August 2005 13:36



Ageing Caine Is Still A Hollywood Favourite

SIR MICHAEL CAINE feared his career would be over as soon as he hit 70, but was thrilled to discover the opposite is true. The 72-year-old BATMAN...

16th August 2005 13:36



Lilly Praises Monaghan's Attitude To Fame

LOST star EVANGELINE LILLY is impressed by the way her boyfriend and co-star DOMINIC MONAGHAN deals with fame, as he maintains a perpetually positive...

16th August 2005 13:36



Connelly Kills Time During Sex

A BEAUTIFUL MIND star JENNIFER CONNELLY finds sex with her husband PAUL BETTANY so uninspiring, she often kills time by reading a book. The...

16th August 2005 13:36



Osbourne Amazed To Still Be Presenting With Cowell

THE X FACTOR judge SHARON OSBOURNE was shocked to be invited back on the forthcoming second series of the hit UK TV show, after ending last year's...

16th August 2005 13:36



Dawson Angers Neighbours

Screen star ROSARIO DAWSON and her mother ISABEL have enraged neighbours in their low-rent New York apartment block by reportedly failing to pay...

16th August 2005 13:36



Johansson Hits Back At Island Producers

LATEST: SCARLETT JOHANSSON is furious producers WALTER PARKES and LAURIE MacDONALD have blamed her and EWAN McGREGOR for the box-office failure of...

16th August 2005 13:36



Cameron To Be Sued Over Terminator Character

Director JAMES CAMERON is to be sued by an Australian couple over allegedly stealing their idea and using it to create 1991 blockbuster TERMINATOR 2:...

16th August 2005 13:36



The Things They Say 26

"The nice thing about being young is that the adults haven't screwed you up too much so you can still be free and enjoy things." Actress SANDRA...

16th August 2005 18:03



Lowe: 'Sorkin's The Best'

Former Brat Packer ROB LOWE is thrilled to be working with director AARON SORKIN on A FEW GOOD MEN in London's West End - as their stint on hit US...

16th August 2005 18:03



Ruffalo Worries Witherspoon With Window Prank

REESE WITHERSPOON feared for her co-star MARK RUFFALO's life after he fell out of a second-storey window on the set of forthcoming movie JUST LIKE...

16th August 2005 18:03



Reid To Give Up Career For Kids

AMERICAN PIE beauty TARA REID has vowed to abandon her Hollywood career and start a family as soon as she meets her dream man. The actress - who...

16th August 2005 18:03



Holmes Hits Back At Cruise Critics

Loved-up actress KATIE HOLMES is horrified fiance TOM CRUISE has become a figure of intense ridicule since spectacularly declaring his love for her...

16th August 2005 18:03



Moss Loses Dahl Over Doherty

KATE MOSS has been left out in the cold by her catwalk pal SOPHIE DAHL, because the leggy blonde insists Moss has become a different person since...

16th August 2005 18:03



Pacino To Play Napoleon

Hollywood legend AL PACINO is gearing up for another career defining role after signing to play NAPOLEON BONAPARTE in a forthcoming biopic of the...

16th August 2005 18:03



Aniston's Public Rage For Pitt

JENNIFER ANISTON has ditched her serene facade regarding the alleged romance between her estranged husband BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE by launching...

16th August 2005 18:03



Ice Cream Man Rossi

STATUS QUO founder FRANCIS ROSSI was preparing to ditch his music career to become an ice cream man just before the rockers hit the big time in...

16th August 2005 18:03



Beck: 'Scientology Brings Joy'

Rocker BECK credits controversial faith system Scientology with fuelling his blossoming career and helping him achieve elusive happiness. The...

16th August 2005 18:03



Riaa Demands Better Copy Protection

Low CD sales in America have prompted music executives to demand better copy protection technology to prevent the illegal reproduction of music...

16th August 2005 18:03



Athlete Star Eyes A Secret Dance Project

ATHLETE frontman JOEL POTTS is preparing to release a secret dance project under a different name. WIRES rocker Potts has shunned the British band...

16th August 2005 18:03



Snitch Bar Tv Show

VELVET REVOLVER stars SCOTT WEILAND and DUFF McKAGAN are using their iconic New York rock bar Snitch as the centre of a new reality TV show. The...

16th August 2005 18:03



Simpson Denies Lohan Jibe

Pop star ASHLEE SIMPSON has slammed claims the lyrics of her new single BOYFRIEND are aimed at former love rival LINDSAY LOHAN. The singers have...

16th August 2005 18:03



Keane And Magic Numbers Join War Child Line-up

LATEST: KEANE and THE MAGIC NUMBERS have joined the star-studded line-up for War Child charity album HELP: A DAY IN THE LIFE. The record marks...

16th August 2005 18:03



Madonna Seriously Injured On Birthday

Breaking News.... International pop icon MADONNA has been admitted to hospital with serious injuries earlier today. She was believed to have...

16th August 2005 19:06



Charles And Camilla To Visit The Us

Britain's PRINCE CHARLES and his wife CAMILLA, DUCHESS OF CORNWALL are set to make their first trip to America as husband and wife later this month...

16th August 2005 21:21



Latsis 'Too Young' To Wed Hilton, Says Dad

PARIS HILTON's fiance PARIS LATSIS has been told by his father he is "too young" to exchange nuptials with the hotel heiress. Greek shipping heir...

16th August 2005 21:21



Holmes Rubbishes Age Gap Fears

Lovestruck actress KATIE HOLMES has shrugged off fears her union with TOM CRUISE will be blighted by the age gap between them. The BATMAN BEGINS...

16th August 2005 21:21



Kutcher Makes Lavigne Cry

AVRIL LAVIGNE was left in floods of tears recently, when she was made to believe she'd blown up a car and a bike. The Canadian COMPLICATED singer...

16th August 2005 21:21



Quo Fear Fashion

STATUS QUO star FRANCIS ROSSI is scared of becoming fashionable because he would fear the pressure of having to keep up with all the latest trends. ...

16th August 2005 21:21



Mcferrin To Take Time Off

Reggae star BOBBY McFERRIN will take a year out off from his career, after going 15 years without a break. The DONT WORRY, BE HAPPY singer admits...

16th August 2005 21:21



The Things They Say 27

"She falls in love with musicians. I fell in love with good musicians." COURTNEY LOVE takes a jab at her pal PAMELA ANDERSON.

16th August 2005 21:21



Leonard Cohen Sues Business Manager

Singer-songwriter LEONARD COHEN slapped his longtime business manager with lawsuit, alleging he's been defrauded of at least $5 million (GBP2.7...

16th August 2005 21:21



Catholic Priest Defends Marilyn Manson

Shock-rocker MARILYN MANSON sparked furore when he announced his desire to perform in Croatia - but a Croatian Catholic priest has leaped to his...

16th August 2005 21:21



Carey Furious Over Eminem Concert Prank

Pop superstar MARIAH CAREY is reportedly furious with EMINEM for playing intimate answerphone messages she left him to huge audiences during his...

16th August 2005 21:21



Madonna Rushed To Hospital After Riding Accident

MADONNA has been rushed to hospital after falling off a horse while celebrating her 47th birthday today (16AUG05). The RAY OF LIGHT singer broke...

16th August 2005 21:21



The Things They Say 28

"I knew she could do comedy. I just didn't know she could stand up." PAMELA ANDERSON hits back at pal COURTNEY LOVE for making jokes at her expense...

16th August 2005 21:21



Stewart Under Fire From Workers

Domestic goddess MARTHA STEWART is suffering from mutiny in her New York household because she is failing to provide the most basic perks for her...

16th August 2005 21:21



Crowe Inspires Australian Rugby Players

RUSSELL CROWE proved to be a lucky charm for an Australian rugby league team on Saturday (13AUG05), when he visited the players in their dressing...

16th August 2005 21:21



Jolie To Unveil Kenya Diary

TOMB RAIDER star ANGELINA JOLIE to set to unveil her diary in a new documentary special on the poverty crisis in Africa. The brunette beauty has...

16th August 2005 21:21



London Launches Walk Of Fame

NICOLE KIDMAN, SIR ELTON JOHN and THE BEATLES are among 100 legendary British and Commonwealth stars to be honoured when London launches it's own...

16th August 2005 21:21


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