17th August 2005

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Jack Osbourne: 'My Parents Didn't Recognise Me'

JACK OSBOURNE knew his weight loss had significantly changed his appearance for the better when his own parents didn't recognise him. The formerly...

17th August 2005 2:41



Murder Charges Against Cassidy Lowered

Murder charges against rapper CASSIDY have been reduced in severity from first-degree to third-degree murder. Municipal court Judge MARSHA...

17th August 2005 2:41



Victoria Beckham Turns Her Back On Pop Career

VICTORIA BECKHAM has written off a SPICE GIRLS reunion, because she has decided to concentrate on being a housewife and fade into the background. ...

17th August 2005 2:41



Madonna In Shock When She Arrived At Hospital

LATEST: Pop superstar MADONNA was in a severe state of shock when she arrived at her local English hospital after suffering a shock horse riding...

17th August 2005 2:41



P Diddy Shortens Name To Diddy

Rap mogul SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS has unveiled his new stage moniker - he wants to be called just DIDDY. Combs - who changed his name from PUFF DADDY...

17th August 2005 2:41



Madonna's Tour Thrown Into Doubt

LATEST: MADONNA's horse riding accident has thrown the tour for her upcoming album CONFESSIONS ON A DANCEFLOOR into doubt. The MUSIC singer...

17th August 2005 2:41



Hilton Supports Reid

Celebrity socialite PARIS HILTON has offered to lend her support to pal TARA REID by making a high-profile appearance on her new reality TV show WILD...

17th August 2005 2:41



Actor Appointed Czech Culture Minister

Actor VTEZSLAV JANDAK has been appointed the new culture minister in the Czech Republic. Jandak was a famous film star during the 1970s and...

17th August 2005 2:41



Longoria: 'Brazilian Wax Made Me A Woman'

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA was so thrilled the first time she had a Brazilian wax, she credits the experience with finally making her a...

17th August 2005 2:41



Actor James Booth Dies

Veteran British actor JAMES BOOTH died of natural causes last week (11AUG05). He was 77. Booth grabbed international acclaim with his...

17th August 2005 2:41



Gervais' New Show Leaked On Net

An episode of RICKY GERVAIS' new comedy show EXTRAS has appeared on the internet days before it is due to premiere on British television. The...

17th August 2005 2:41



Maradona Makes Chat Show Debut

Troubled football legend DIEGO MARADONA launched his new career as a TV presenter last night (16AUG05), when chat show LA NOCHE DEL 10 aired for the...

17th August 2005 2:41



Richards Puts Engagement Ring Back On

LATEST: DENISE RICHARDS has fuelled reports she has patched up her troubled marriage to CHARLIE SHEEN, by wearing her engagement ring in public. ...

17th August 2005 2:41



The Things They Say 29

"I'm the guy you wanna just get close to. I'm just touchable. I'm approachable." Rap mogul SEAN 'DIDDY' COMBS likes to get up close and personal.

17th August 2005 2:41



Andre 3000 Still Waiting For Hendrix Family's Go-ahead

OUTKAST star ANDRE '3000' BENJAMIN is still waiting for JIMI HENDRIX's family to give him permission to play the rock legend in a biopic. The HEY...

17th August 2005 2:41



Cowell Wants To Bash Hilton

British music mogul SIMON COWELL wants PARIS HILTON to compete in a planned celebrity version of his hit show AMERICAN IDOL - because he wants to...

17th August 2005 8:56



Townshend Destroys Guitar For Charity

THE WHO rocker PETE TOWNSHEND smashed up a guitar so it could be auctioned for charity. The MY GENERATION star was renowned in the 1960s for...

17th August 2005 8:56



Sean Paul Unrepentant After Smoking Marijuana On Pyramid

Reggae star SEAN PAUL was amazed when fellow tourists branded him "disrespectful" when he lit up a cannabis joint on top of one of Egypt's...

17th August 2005 8:56



The Things They Say 30

"It's not a bad thing if your ring's too heavy, I don't think." Hotel heiress PARIS HILTON - engaged to Greek shipping heir PARIS LATSIS - loves...

17th August 2005 8:56



Dickinson To Celebrate Her 50th All Year

Model JANICE DICKINSON is so thrilled with turning 50, she's decided to celebrate her birthday every day of the year. The AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL...

17th August 2005 8:56



Electra's Stack Of Hats

CARMEN ELECTRA boasts a large collection of hats - even though she believes she doesn't look good in any of them. The former BAYWATCH beauty,...

17th August 2005 8:56



Reid Hates Her Wild Child Reputation

Hollywood star TARA REID hates being branded a wild child at 29-years-old and insists she is a homely type. The AMERICAN PIE beauty, whose drunken...

17th August 2005 8:56



Berry Recalls Embarrassing Cheerleader Moment

Oscar-winning beauty HALLE BERRY shudders whenever she recalls her days as a cheerleader at high school - because she mistakenly flashed her...

17th August 2005 8:56



Longoria Loves Cooking

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA loves cooking for her boyfriend TONY PARKER so much, she once held up a glamorous photo shoot to scramble eggs...

17th August 2005 8:56



Fox Urges 50 Cent To Keep Rapping About Her

KILL BILL star VIVICA A FOX is urging her ex-boyfriend 50 CENT to continue writing raps about their failed romance - because it's making more men...

17th August 2005 8:56



Pitt And Aniston 'Hire Private Divorce Judge'

BRAD PITT and JENNIFER ANISTON have reportedly hired a private divorce judge to preside over the termination of their marriage, because they want to...

17th August 2005 8:56



Parfitt Hated Quo Clothes

STATUS QUO rocker RICK PARFITT hated the band's heavily styled look in the 1960s because he thought the clothes made him look effeminate. The...

17th August 2005 8:56



Wahlberg's Secret Recordings

THE ITALIAN JOB star MARK WAHLBERG occasionally records songs for his movie soundtracks - but he keeps it secret from his fans. The...

17th August 2005 8:56



Missy Avoids Preaching To Her Young Fans

Hip-hop star MISSY ELLIOTT is cautious about preaching to her young fans - because she's worried about scaring them away. The WORK IT rapper, who...

17th August 2005 8:56



Tommy Lee Loved His Tutor's Armpits

Rocker TOMMY LEE left his college tutor stunned during his recent studies at the University Of Nebraska, when he told her he loved her armpits. ...

17th August 2005 8:56



Charlie Stays On Top Of The UK Box Office

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY is spending a third triumphant week at the top of the UK box-office chart, holding back critically slammed...

17th August 2005 13:50



Cruise Leaves Beckhams Impressed

Hollywood actor TOM CRUISE left former SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM and her soccer star husband DAVID dumbstuck when he recently suggested they all...

17th August 2005 13:50



Greengrass To Direct Another 9/11 Movie

British film-maker PAUL GREENGRASS is to direct a controversial new film about the fourth plane hijacked during the US terrorist attacks on 11th...

17th August 2005 13:50



Laurie Boxes His Way To Humility

British actor HUGH LAURIE has taken up boxing in a bid to keep his ego at bay. The HOUSE star, 42, admits he cuts an unlikely figure in the ring,...

17th August 2005 13:50



Hopkins Is Named Top British Actor

THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS star SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS has been voted the greatest British actor of all time, beating out competition from late legend SIR...

17th August 2005 13:50



Andrews Praises His 'Influential' Lost Character

LOST star NAVEEN ANDREWS is convinced his Iraqi character in the hit TV drama will become hugely influential in erasing negative Muslim stereotypes...

17th August 2005 13:50



Princes William And Harry Wanted For Simpsons Cameo

British royal PRINCE WILLIAM and his younger brother PRINCE HARRY are being headhunted by TV bosses to star in an episode of cartoon series THE...

17th August 2005 13:50



Blue Star Left Annoyed As His Mother Sells Memorabilia

Former BLUE star DUNCAN JAMES is furious with his mother for selling his personal boyband memorabilia on internet auction site eBay. The...

17th August 2005 13:50



Ryder: 'I Hate Singing Step On'

HAPPY MONDAYS frontman SHAUN RYDER is sick of singing his massive 1990 hit STEP ON, as he has performed it so many times. The 43-year-old former...

17th August 2005 13:50



Jack Osbourne Glad He Endured Colonic Irrigation

BLACK SABBATH rocker OZZY OSBOURNE's son JACK is pleased he endured the hardships of colonic irrigation twice daily, because his significant weight...

17th August 2005 13:50



Rihanna Arrested In Berlin

Singer RIHANNA was arrested at Berlin-Tegel Airport yesterday (16AUG05) - because she didn't have a visa to enter Germany. The 17-year-old...

17th August 2005 13:50



Cowell Slammed By X Factor Winner

Music mogul SIMON COWELL has been slammed by the winner of his UK television show THE X FACTOR, who accuses the reality TV judge of having dumped him...

17th August 2005 13:50



Eminem Cancels European Tour

Superstar rapper EMINEM has cancelled his forthcoming European tour, blaming exhaustion. The STAN singer - real name MARSHALL MATHERS III - was...

17th August 2005 13:50



Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Cohn Shooting

LATEST: The man suspected of shooting singer / songwriter MARC COHN during a carjacking has been charged with first-degree attempted murder. ...

17th August 2005 13:50



The Things They Say 31

"I'm constantly critical of myself. When I'm constipated, I'm critical; when I see veins, I'm critical; when I've seen lines creeping up on my face,...

17th August 2005 13:50



King Offers Chance To Star In Book

Horror impresario STEPHEN KING is offering one lucky bidder the chance to have a character named after them in his next spine-chilling book - but he...

17th August 2005 17:56



Rodriguez's Son Credited With New Film

Maverick film director ROBERT RODRIGUEZ credits his eight-year old son RACER for creating his new movie SHARKBOY AND LAVAGIRL IN 3-D. The SIN CITY...

17th August 2005 17:56



Hopper Denies Drugs Interfered With Career

Troubled Hollywood star DENNIS HOPPER has promoted hard drugs and alcohol as the perfect ingredients for movie making, and insists he owes his career...

17th August 2005 17:56



Thompson's Star-studded Funeral Celebration

HUNTER S THOMPSON's widow is holding a massive star-studded party instead of a wake for the writer's funeral this Saturday (20AUG05) - to honour his...

17th August 2005 17:56



Rollins Slams Music Industry Commercialism

Jazz legend SONNY ROLLINS refuses to bow to commercialism in the music industry, as he insists art comes first. The WAY OUT WEST superstar,74, is...

17th August 2005 17:56



Maxi Jazz: 'I Like To Think Everyone Hates Me'

FAITHLESS star MAXI JAZZ has a unique way of preparing to rock out on stage - he convinces himself the audience loathes him. The British DJ...

17th August 2005 17:56



Hawkins Slams Catsuit Critics

THE DARKNESS star JUSTIN HAWKINS has slammed critics who claim his outrageous outfits are behind his band's success - because his image isn't visible...

17th August 2005 17:56



Franz In 'Pay-for-play' Scandal

FRANZ FERDINAND have been named and shamed in a US investigation into shocking "pay-for-play" tactics on American radio. It emerged last week...

17th August 2005 17:56



Injured Homme Soldiers On

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE's flame-haired frontman JOSH HOMME has been rushed to hospital for emergency knee surgery, but he remains determined to...

17th August 2005 17:56



Madonna Recovering At Home

LATEST: Pop superstar MADONNA is recovering at home after breaking several bones in a horse riding accident on her country estate yesterday...

17th August 2005 17:56



Jackson Avoids Jail Over Sex Assault

Troubled MICHAEL JACKSON has escaped arrest today (17AUG05) by sending an attorney to represent him at a hearing for his latest sexual assault...

17th August 2005 17:56



Andrews Vows Never To Return To London

LOST star NAVEEN ANDREWS has vowed never to return to his native London, because the city provides painful memories of his alcohol and heroin...

17th August 2005 17:56



Dawson Creek Put Pitt Off Tv

Cult actor MICHAEL PITT is thrilled he starred in sickly teen drama DAWSON'S CREEK because now he knows exactly what kind of role he hates. The...

17th August 2005 17:56



Mortimer's Teeth Shock Hollywood Dentists

British actress EMILY MORTIMER is desperate for a sparkling Hollywood smile, but was horrified when Los Angeles dentists insisted she needed to spend...

17th August 2005 17:56



Notorious Big's Family Relaunch Lawsuit

NOTORIOUS BIG's relatives have requested more than $2 million (GBP1.1 million) in fees and costs from the city of Los Angeles, stemming from police...

17th August 2005 21:22



The Things They Say 33

"I get a good cry in once a month, premenstrual. I've got the hormonal thing at times." Model JANICE DICKINSON proves she has something in common...

17th August 2005 21:22



Manning Launches Clothing Line

8 MILE star TARYN MANNING has launched her own fashion line - so she doesn't have to buy clothing from anyone else. The actress follows in the...

17th August 2005 21:22



Evans Unveils Longtime Crush On Bullock

FANTASTIC FOUR star CHRIS EVANS has had a crush on Hollywood actress SANDRA BULLOCK ever since he saw her in 1994 movie SPEED. The 24-year-old...

17th August 2005 21:22



Longoria Loves Foreign Accents

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA is most attracted to men with foreign accents. The sexy actress, currently dating Belgian-born basketball...

17th August 2005 21:22



Margera Cracks Head Open

Former JACKASS star BAM MARGERA is recovering after cracking his head open when he drove a car into a moat. The 25-year-old prankster ended up...

17th August 2005 21:22



Rodriguez: 'Fear Made Me'

Maverick movie-maker ROBERT RODRIGUEZ credits his success to a huge fear of failure. The SIN CITY director is convinced his work would suffer if...

17th August 2005 21:22



Pitt Slams Money-grabbing Stars

Actor MICHAEL PITT has slammed Hollywood executives for offering stars big salaries to act in movies because he believes the money is really a bribe...

17th August 2005 21:22



Hopper Laments Universal Feud

Hollywood veteran DENNIS HOPPER is convinced he would have directed a string of acclaimed Hollywood films had it not been for a feud with Universal...

17th August 2005 21:22



The Things They Say 32

"I have a big nose. I love my nose, though. I've got a hump on it and everything." Singer ASHLEE SIMPSON picks out her flaws.

17th August 2005 21:22



Cowell Wants Puppies

AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL has no intention of becoming a father - he'd much rather own puppies. The 45-year-old music mogul, who dates...

17th August 2005 21:22



Simpson Burps For Leno

ASHLEE SIMPSON flashed one of her favourite tricks on JAY LENO's US chat show last night (16AUG05), when she burped on cue for him. The PIECES OF...

17th August 2005 21:22



Rollins: 'Music Is A Healer'

Jazz veteran SONNY ROLLINS is so obsessed with making music, he becomes physically ill if he fails to play his famous saxophone. The 74-year-old...

17th August 2005 21:22



Bliss: 'We Need A Break'

SISTER BLISS has rubbished reports FAITHLESS are splitting up, insisting they are simply desperate for some hard-earned time off. The British...

17th August 2005 21:22



Evans Husband Cashes In On Biggie

FAITH EVANS's husband and manager TODD RUSSAW takes no offence at the singer's overblown stage tributes to her late husband NOTORIOUS BIG - he knows...

17th August 2005 21:22



Simpson Sought As Las Vegas Performer

Fresh from making her big screen debut, JESSICA SIMPSON has been targetted by promoters who want her to perform a series of Las Vegas shows. The...

17th August 2005 21:22


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