24th August 2005

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Richie's Fiance Shuns Spears

NICOLE RICHIE's fiance ADAM 'DJ AM' GOLDSTEIN detests listening to tracks by pop beauty BRITNEY SPEARS - particularly in his car. Richie, daughter...

24th August 2005 2:56



Fascinating Fact 54

Hot and happening US pop quintet the CLICK FIVE have replaced a cover of TIFFANY's I THINK WE'RE ALONE NOW with another 1980s hit, the THOMPSON...

24th August 2005 2:56



Bravery-killers Feud For Real Says Singer

THE BRAVERY frontman SAM ENDICOTT has blasted reports his band invented the rivalry with follow American rockers THE KILLERS to gain publicity. ...

24th August 2005 2:56



Kanye's Tears As Record Bosses Snubbed Him

KANYE WEST burst into tears after countless record company meetings while he was struggling to become a star, because executives didn't think he was...

24th August 2005 2:56



Fascinating Fact 53

American punk icon RANDY 'BISCUIT' TURNER of 1980s group the BIG BOYS was found dead in his Texas home on 18 August (05). He was 56.

24th August 2005 2:56



Ray Charles Honoured My Country Music's Hall Of Fame

Soul great RAY CHARLES' country music links are to be recognised when Nashville, Tennessee's Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum opens its doors to...

24th August 2005 2:56



Streisand Records At Streisand Sound

Many of the tracks on BARBRA STREISAND's new GUILTY PLEASURES album were recorded at Sony Music's new Barbra Streisand Scoring Stage in Los...

24th August 2005 2:56



Etheridge And West Prepare To Lecture Students

MELISSA ETHERIDGE, KANYE WEST and MARTHA STEWART are among the list of stars set to give lectures on college cable network mtvU. The stars will...

24th August 2005 2:56



Newton-john Scraps Tv Shows

LATEST: OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN has axed scheduled appearances on US TV shows GOOD MORNING AMERICA and THE VIEW because she doesn't want to talk about the...

24th August 2005 2:56



Lydon 'Clashes' With Pursey In Us Embassy

Punk idol JOHN LYDON became embroiled in a vicious brawl with music rival JIMMY PURSEY in London's US Embassy, according to the SHAM 69 frontman...

24th August 2005 2:56



Maiden Manager Blasts Ozzfest Organisers And Alleges Sabotage

LATEST: IRON MAIDEN's manager has blasted SHARON OSBOURNE and the organisers of the Ozzfest for allegedly sparking the near riot that ruined the...

24th August 2005 2:56



The Things They Say 62

"I'm so f**king honest, and that gets me in trouble sometimes. That, drinking coffee and smoking cloves." Actor ELIJAH WOOD unveils his list of...

24th August 2005 2:56



Patrick Chased Seinfeld After Watching Naked Scene

Porn star TERA PATRICK decided her rocker husband EVAN SEINFELD was the man for her after seeing him naked in TV drama OZ. Patrick, real name...

24th August 2005 2:56



Springer Leaves Tv Personality Disgusted

Controversial chat show host JERRY SPRINGER once left a US TV personality highly disgusted, when he sent one of his assistants to ask her out on a...

24th August 2005 2:56



Fascinating Fact 56

Controversial film-maker JOHN WATERS admits he "copied" LITTLE RICHARD's moustache when he decided to let his facial hair grow.

24th August 2005 2:56



Wood To Create Lord Of The Rings Room

Hollywood actor ELIJAH WOOD has so many props and costumes from his hit LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy, he's planning to dedicate a whole room in his...

24th August 2005 2:56



Rudd Adopted False Name For Christian Movie

Former FRIENDS star PAUL RUDD listed himself as KENNY CHIN in the credits for his first film, because he was so furious that he was duped into...

24th August 2005 2:56



Buffy Bad Boy Spike Set For A Tv Return

Beloved BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER bad boy SPIKE is set to return to the small screen in his very own TV movie. British actor JAMES MARSTERS will...

24th August 2005 2:56



Pitt And Jolie Tour Dinosaur Museum

BRAD PITT marked the impending end of his marriage to JENNIFER ANISTON with a visit to a Canadian dinosaur museum with rumoured lover ANGELINA...

24th August 2005 2:56



Actor Brock Peters Dies

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD star BROCK PETERS has died at his home in Los Angeles after losing his battle with pancreatic cancer. The 78-year-old actor...

24th August 2005 2:56



Writer Sues Lost Producers

A writer is suing the bosses of hit TV drama LOST, alleging the show's creators stole his idea. ANTHONY SPINNER filed suit in Los Angeles Superior...

24th August 2005 2:56



Bill Murray's Knife Attack On Chatting Crew Member

Funnyman BILL MURRAY was so annoyed when a chatty crew member kept interrupting a crucial scene in his new film BROKEN FLOWERS, he threatened him...

24th August 2005 2:56



Cruise Speared On The Cover Of New Magazine

Movie star TOM CRUISE is bracing for his most savage critical attack yet in a new magazine article about his loyalty to Scientology. A doctored...

24th August 2005 2:56



The Things They Say 61

"I'm a massive fan of the (ROLLING) STONES, and I don't think anybody should deny them the right to carry on making music. I just wish they wouldn't...

24th August 2005 2:56



Fascinating Fact 55

Cult rockers MY MORNING JACKET are to make their movie debut in CAMERON CROWE's new film ELIZABETHTOWN - they'll play members of a LYNYRD SKYNYRD...

24th August 2005 2:56



Patrick Gives Husband Ok For Oral Sex From Other Women

X-rated screen star TERA PATRICK has given her rocker husband EVAN SEINFELD permission to go out and receive oral sex from other women. Porn...

24th August 2005 9:21



Elvira: 'Burns Made Me What I Am Today'

Horror icon CASSANDRA PETERSON owes her interest in everything spooky to a horrific childhood burning accident - because it made her feel like a...

24th August 2005 9:21



The Things They Say 63

"My mom hates the book - too much sex." PAMELA ANDERSON admits her mother isn't a fan of her new book STAR STRUCK.

24th August 2005 9:21



Maternal Monica Thrilled With Motherhood But Happy To Be A Woman

Italian movie star MONICA BELLUCCI feels like an independent woman again now her baby girl DEVA is getting older - because breastfeeding reduced her...

24th August 2005 9:21



Mccormack Hits Back At Critics

ERIC McCORMACK has hit out at critics for turning against WILL AND GRACE, simply because the seven-year-old show isn't "fresh" anymore. The...

24th August 2005 9:21



Housewife Edie To Become A Mother

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN will become a desperate mother on next season's show when her vampish character, EDIE BRITT, welcomes...

24th August 2005 9:21



Harry Potter 'Thief' Pleads Guilty To Threatening Reporter

A British man pleaded guilty to threatening a newspaper reporter with a cosh over an alleged plot to sell the latest HARRY POTTER novel a month...

24th August 2005 9:21



Richie: 'I Was Once Branded Voluptuous'

THE SIMPLE LIFE star NICOLE RICHIE is bemused by the constant criticism she now gets for her svelte figure because she was referred to as...

24th August 2005 9:21



Miller Explains Mystery Scratches

British actress SIENNA MILLER is nursing a sore arm after injuring herself at the weekend (20-21AUG05). The 23-year-old blonde sparked worries...

24th August 2005 9:21



Fascinating Fact 58

Tutoring rock wildman TOMMY LEE has paid off for Nebraska University's sexiest scholar NATALIE RIEDMANN - the busty blonde, 21, who helped Lee with...

24th August 2005 9:21



Rejects' Ritter Reveals Quiz Show Fixation

Rockers ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS had to halt recording on their new album MOVE ALONG each day, so frontman TYSON RITTER could watch his favourite quiz...

24th August 2005 9:21



Krauss Rejects Lucrative Record Deals

American country star ALISON KRAUSS has rejected a string of multi-million dollar record contracts to stay loyal to her music label of 20 years. ...

24th August 2005 9:21



Fascinating Fact 57

AEROSMITH rocker JOE PERRY and his son TONY have signed up to appear in new magazine advertisements for top designer JOHN VARVATOS. They will appear...

24th August 2005 9:21



Ritter's Musical Influences

ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS rocker TYSON RITTER believes his career could have gone down a very different path, because his childhood obsession was...

24th August 2005 9:21



Rod Makes His Girl's Birthday A Family Affair

ROD STEWART made sure his daughter KIMBERLY's 26th birthday party was a family affair by inviting his ex, Kimberly's mum ALANA, to join him and his...

24th August 2005 9:21



Khan, Braxton And Williams Spice Up Charlie Brown's Christmas

CHAKA KHAN, TONI BRAXTON and VANESSA WILLIAMS have teamed up to pay tribute to festive cartoon favourite A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS as it celebrates...

24th August 2005 9:21



Kanye's Mother In Rap Concert Espionage

KANYE WEST's mother was so concerned about her son's welfare when he started listening to rap music she followed him to concerts just to check he...

24th August 2005 9:21



Minnelli's Ex Touts Autobiography

Music legend LIZA MINNELLI's estranged husband DAVID GEST is touting a proposal for his forthcoming memoirs, promising to expose the truth behind...

24th August 2005 9:21



Peyroux Sued For $1 Million

Jazz singer MADELEINE PEYROUX is being sued for $1 million (GBP556,000) by a former lover who claims he rediscovered and nurtured her talent. ...

24th August 2005 9:21



Fascinating Fact 59

One of the extras who bared all in JOHN WATERS' hit sex comedy A DIRTY SHAME was the movie-maker's assistant.

24th August 2005 9:21



Bloom Back With Bosworth

ORLANDO BLOOM has rekindled his romance with ex-girlfriend KATE BOSWORTH and insists he's never been happier - despite reports she enjoyed a...

24th August 2005 13:55



Fascinating Fact 60

Pop queen MADONNA was the most searched for celebrity on Internet search engine Google in June (05). The MATERIAL GIRL singer topped the surfing...

24th August 2005 13:55



Cullum Wants Total Control

British jazz singer JAMIE CULLUM was so embarrassed by his video for his 2004 hit EVERLASTING LOVE, he will never feature in a similar project. ...

24th August 2005 13:55



Daltry Relives Battle Of Trafalgar

THE WHO legend ROGER DALTRY credits his latest acting role with teaching him to truly understand Britain's heroic history. The...

24th August 2005 13:55



Osbourne Hits Out At U2

Rock matriarch SHARON OSBOURNE has slammed Irish superstars U2 as "boring" and she finds their stage efforts especially pathetic. The outspoken...

24th August 2005 13:55



Church To Break America

Welsh pop star CHARLOTTE CHURCH fears her classical music roots could stop her from breaking into the American charts next year (06). The...

24th August 2005 13:55



Clapton Family Album Fears

ERIC CLAPTON fears his new album BACK HOME will flop - because he was too happy during the writing period. The 60-year-old guitarist is convinced...

24th August 2005 13:55



John Advertises Macpherson Lingerie

SIR ELTON JOHN will boost sales of ELLE MACPHERSON's saucy underwear range by appearing in advertisements alongside a bevy of scantily clad...

24th August 2005 13:55



Timberlake Accepts Libel Damages

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has accepted "substantial" libel damages from British newspaper the News Of The World after it published a fabricated story...

24th August 2005 13:55



The Things They Say 65

"No matter what your sexual preference or gender, no one likes a man who is fussy about his looks. You can spend as much time as you want looking...

24th August 2005 13:55



Law And Order Stars Warned Over Police Costumes

Actors on hit US crimes shows LAW + ORDER AND CSI: NY will face arrest if they are spotted carrying police costumes to and from work. The change...

24th August 2005 13:55



The Things They Say 64

"When I taught in jail, I never got intimidated. In fact, I wanted to move in!" Controversial film-maker JOHN WATERS.

24th August 2005 13:55



Fellowes Tips Owen As Next 007

GOSFORD PARK writer JULIAN FELLOWES predicts British actor CLIVE OWEN will succeed PIERCE BROSNAN to become the next JAMES BOND. The...

24th August 2005 13:55



Grant Owes Wah-wah To Argos

RICHARD E GRANT hated starring in a series of embarrassing TV adverts for UK store Argos - but endured the ridicule to finance his...

24th August 2005 13:55



Bloom To Quit Blockbusters

ORLANDO BLOOM has vowed to shun big-budget Hollywood productions because he thinks independent movies will make him a better actor. The British...

24th August 2005 13:55



Zellweger: 'Bigger Breasts Were A Man Magnet'

RENEE ZELLWEGER is saddened by her shrinking breasts because she loved the admiring glances her shapely chest earned her when she piled on weight to...

24th August 2005 13:55



Simpson Sets Sight On Shakespeare

JESSICA SIMPSON is desperate to hone her acting skills on the London stage - but will consider nothing less than a role in a WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE...

24th August 2005 13:55



Housekeeper Targeted De Niro's Wife Because She Was Mean

The housekeeper charged with stealing item's from ROBERT DE NIRO's New York home deliberately targeted his wife, actress GRACE HIGHTOWER, because she...

24th August 2005 17:27



The Things They Say 66

"It's a damn shame when people can't take you seriously because girls like you." ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS rocker TYSON RITTER, whose good looks landed...

24th August 2005 17:27



Richard Launches Wine Range

Veteran British pop star SIR CLIFF RICHARD has launched an award-winning range of wine produced at his vineyard in the Algarve regional of...

24th August 2005 17:27



Black Wants 'Weird' Glover To Play Him

PIXIES frontman FRANK BLACK would love actor CRISPIN GLOVER to play him in a biopic, because he's the only screen star odd enough to do the role...

24th August 2005 17:27



Church Refuses To Allow Other Men To Touch Her

CHARLOTTE CHURCH refuses to allow other men to touch her out of loyalty to boyfriend GAVIN HENSON. While the 19-year-old singer feels comfortable...

24th August 2005 17:27



Lennon Resented Imagine

THE BEATLES star JOHN LENNON resented critics labelling his hugely successful solo album IMAGINE as the best he would ever produce, because he...

24th August 2005 17:27



Osbourne Fools Cowell On X Factor

JACK OSBOURNE fooled SIMON COWELL into believing he was a white rapper - after auditioning for the current series of British TV talent show X FACTOR....

24th August 2005 17:27



Lennon: 'Split With Ono Made Me Insane'

Late legend JOHN LENNON felt he was losing his grip on sanity during his year-long separation from wife YOKO ONO in 1974. The former BEATLE, who...

24th August 2005 17:27



Richards Axes Female Dancers From Tour

THE ROLLING STONES guitarist KEITH RICHARDS has axed a troupe of raunchy female dancers from their current world tour after refusing to share a stage...

24th August 2005 17:27



Minogue Tour Reports Premature

Organisers of KYLIE MINOGUE's Showgirl tour have denied reports the singer will be well enough to perform the postponed concerts early next year...

24th August 2005 17:27



Osbourne Hits Out At Plastic Surgery As 'Vain'

JACK OSBOURNE has rubbished reports he underwent liposuction to achieve his toned new look, because only vain people resort to plastic surgery. ...

24th August 2005 17:27



Gervais To Star As Studio Boss In Hollywood Movie

British comic RICKY GERVAIS is set to star in a movie which takes a satirical look at Hollywood's obsession with award shows. THE OFFICE icon...

24th August 2005 17:27



Murphy Lost Virginity Thanks To Mum

Late starter BRITTANY MURPHY credits her mother with encouraging her to lose her virginity. The SIN CITY beauty, 27, was a reclusive teen until...

24th August 2005 17:27



Soap Star Appears In Court Over Rape Charge

LATEST: Former British soap actor CHRIS QUINTEN appeared in court today (24AUG05) charged with raping a woman outside a London nightclub in June...

24th August 2005 17:27



Howard Compares Crowe To Hanks

Oscar-winning director RON HOWARD has compared RUSSELL CROWE's fiery temper with the confrontational manner of TOM HANKS, because he handles the two...

24th August 2005 17:27



Kidman To Arrange Meeting With Jolie For Cancer Sufferer

NICOLE KIDMAN has promised to make the dream of meeting ANGELINA JOLIE come true for a cancer-stricken child. The Australian actress has agreed to...

24th August 2005 17:27



Stones Make An Even Bigger Bang With New Us Dates

The ROLLING STONES are so thrilled with their fledgling A BIGGER BANG tour they've added another 15 dates. The rock supergroup kicked off their...

24th August 2005 21:05



Lennon 'Considered National Threat'

Late music legend JOHN LENNON was convinced the American government bugged his house phone because it considered him a national threat. The former...

24th August 2005 21:05



The Things They Say 67

"I've been wanting to have an action figure for so long. I can't wait to see it." British thespian RALPH FIENNES admits the prospect of becoming an...

24th August 2005 21:05



Oxenberg Gives Regal Tips

Former DYNASTY star CATHERINE OXENBERG is passing on the secrets to her regal grooming to a group of American women hoping to pass themselves off as...

24th August 2005 21:05



Garner's Dream Meeting With Stewart Faces Delay

ALIAS star JENNIFER GARNER is facing a long wait before she can meet with her hero, lifestyle guru MARTHA STEWART, on her upcoming show, because of...

24th August 2005 21:05



Stars Add Their Voices To Unfinished Reeve Film

WHOOPI GOLDBERG and WILLIAM H MACY have joined forces to make sure tragic SUPERMAN star CHRISTOPHER REEVE's final movie project is completed. ...

24th August 2005 21:05



Anderson's Singing Debut Will Need Studio Fixing Says Lee

PAMELA ANDERSON's decision to record a duet with BRYAN ADAMS has shocked former husband TOMMY LEE, because he knows from experience she has never had...

24th August 2005 21:05



Teenage Actress Reported Missing

Teenage actress SCOUT TAYLOR-COMPTON has been placed on the California police missing persons register list after disappearing on 12 August (05). ...

24th August 2005 21:05



Pitt And Clooney Hold Casino Meeting With Trump

BRAD PITT's dreams of opening a Las Vegas hotel have taken another step towards becoming reality, after a successful meeting with property tycoon...

24th August 2005 21:05



Murphy And Givens Enjoy Night Out Together

Comedian EDDIE MURPHY has been romantically linked to his BOOMERANG co-star ROBIN GIVENS, weeks after his wife NICOLE filed for divorce. The two...

24th August 2005 21:05



Johansson And Hartnett Moving In Together?

SCARLETT JOHANSSON and her beau JOSH HARTNETT are reportedly planning to set up home together in New York City. According to friends of the...

24th August 2005 21:05



Fascinating Fact 62

Members of INCUBUS, PENNYWISE frontman JIM LINDBERG and former PORNO FOR PYROS star PETER DiSTEFANO will perform at the first Surfrider Foundation...

24th August 2005 21:05



Rhys Slams Tacky Dali

SUPER FURRY ANIMALS frontman GRUFF RHYS has branded the work of critically acclaimed artist SALVADOR DALI "tacky". The Welsh rockers visited the...

24th August 2005 21:05



Fascinating Fact 61

JANE'S ADDICTION star STEPHEN PERKINS' new group BANYAN will set sail with the FLAMING LIPS, G LOVE AND SPECIAL SAUCE and DJ LOGIC, among others, on...

24th August 2005 21:05



Black Idolises Mitchum

American rocker FRANK BLACK looks up to late actor ROBERT MITCHUM because the movie star played by his own rules. The PIXIES frontman took no...

24th August 2005 21:05



Jay-z Gives Kanye West His Own Shoe

Hip-hop star KANYE WEST has received a generous new gift from his rapper pal JAY-Z - a set of personally-designed sports shoes. Jay-Z, 35, had the...

24th August 2005 21:05



Stones Get Their Own Radio Channel

Sirius Satellite Radio in America is launching an all-ROLLING STONES music channel featuring all the group's hits 24 hours a day. The channel,...

24th August 2005 21:05



Hilary Duff's Best Of Tops Chart

Teenager HILARY DUFF's best of compilation MOST WANTED COLLECTION has stunned critics by crashing in at the top of the US album charts. The album...

24th August 2005 21:05



Williams Hits Cinemas With Historic Berlin Show

ROBBIE WILLIAMS will launch his new album INTENSIVE CARE with an historic concert in Berlin, Germany, which will be beamed live to cinemas across...

24th August 2005 21:05


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