20th January 2006

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Basic Instinct Sequel Slapped With Risque Rating

Actress SHARON STONE's sexy sequel to BASIC INSTINCT has been hit with an NC-17 rating in America for graphic sexual content, including an orgy and a...

20th January 2006 2:47



Hilton Looks Dumb On Deposition

PARIS HILTON's intellect is in question after one internet news site obtained a copy of the socialite's deposition in connection with a defamation...

20th January 2006 2:47



Pitt Can Play Dad To Jolie's Kids

LATEST: ANGELINA JOLIE's two adopted kids can now legally add PITT to their surnames after a California judge made it official yesterday (19JAN06). ...

20th January 2006 2:47



Meg Ryan To Adopt Chinese Baby Today?

MEG RYAN is set to join Hollywood's adoptive mothers after reportedly signing up to play mother to a Chinese baby. The actress will take charge of...

20th January 2006 2:47



The Things They Say 1087

"Topshop in London has every accessory you could possibly think of - in every colour. The shoes are amazing. Oh, my gosh, I could easily spend three...

20th January 2006 2:47



Nelly Stays On Top

Rapper NELLY's ode to his jewelled teeth is still taking a huge bite out of the US singles chart - his GRILLZ tops the Billboard list for the second...

20th January 2006 2:47



Tommy Lee Rides The O'jays' Love Train

Rocker TOMMY LEE is jumping on THE O'JAYS' LOVE TRAIN for upcoming horror movie FINAL DESTINATION 3. The MOTLEY CRUE drummer has recorded a...

20th January 2006 2:47



Walker Plans First Album For A Decade

Cult rock hero SCOTT WALKER is set to release his first studio album in more than a decade. The former WALKER BROTHERS star will release THE DRIFT...

20th January 2006 2:47



Juvenile Makes History In Battered New Orleans

Rapper JUVENILE has become the first music star to be given permission to shoot a video in New Orleans, Louisiana's ravaged Lower Ninth Ward in the...

20th January 2006 2:47



Cowell Warns Wannabes To Be Honest About Criminal Past

British music mogul SIMON COWELL is urging AMERICAN IDOL wannabes to "come clean" about their criminal pasts after another scandal has blown up in...

20th January 2006 2:47



Clash Star Jones Quizzed Over Moss Cocaine Scandal

THE CLASH rocker MICK JONES was yesterday (19JAN06) questioned by police investigating allegations he snorted cocaine with supermodel KATE MOSS and...

20th January 2006 2:47



Wilson Pickett Dies

Legendary soul singer WILSON PICKETT died yesterday (19JAN06) after suffering a heart attack. He was 64. Pickett, who had been in ill health over...

20th January 2006 2:47



Fascinating Fact 868

VICTORIA'S SECRET model HEIDI KLUM's gorgeous legs are insured for $2 million (GBP1.1 million).

20th January 2006 2:47



Skating Stars Make An Ice Start

America has yet another smash-hit reality TV show - SKATING WITH CELEBRITIES debuted with more than 18 million viewers on Wednesday night...

20th January 2006 2:47



Fascinating Fact 867

KATE WINSLET was originally set to play NORA in WOODY ALLEN's MATCH POINT, but dropped out to spend more time with her family. She was replaced by...

20th January 2006 2:47



Howard Set To Become Spider-man's New Girlfriend

THE VILLAGE star BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD is set to join the cast of SPIDER-MAN 3 as the woman who takes MARY JANE's place in Spider-man's heart. The...

20th January 2006 2:47



Fascinating Fact 866

Movie stars TERRENCE HOWARD, JAMES FRANCO, TYRESE GIBSON and CHRIS EVANS have topped a new list of hunky guys. The quartet join US TV stars JOSH...

20th January 2006 2:47



Holofcener Thrilled With Sundance Honour

Film-maker NICOLE HOLOFCENER had a very special reason to celebrate the fact her new JENNIFER ANISTON movie opened the Sundance Film Festival...

20th January 2006 2:47



Hunky Leto Gets Chunky For Lennon Killer Role

Actor JARED LETO is the latest Hollywood star to gain weight for his leading role in CHAPTER 27 - about the murder of JOHN LENNON. The...

20th January 2006 2:47



Rhys-meyers Embarrassed By Acceptance Speech

Actor JONATHAN RHYS-MEYERS is still reeling from his Golden Globes win because he lost his train of thought in the middle of his acceptance speech. ...

20th January 2006 2:47



Nails Star Dillon Fights Back After Illness

Former NINE INCH NAILS star JEROME DILLON is bouncing back from illness with a new band. The drummer quit Nine Inch Nails last autumn (05), after...

20th January 2006 9:17



50 Cent: 'Death Is Entertaining'

G-UNIT rapper 50 CENT has defended the controversial posters for his movie GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN', insisting death has become an integral part of the...

20th January 2006 9:17



Coldplay Angry With Ticket Scalpers

British rockers COLDPLAY are fuming after learning that tickets to see them perform in Las Vegas, Nevada, are being sold online for up to 25 times...

20th January 2006 9:17



The Things They Say 1090

"It's lovely to have a man in my life who's cute, intelligent, interesting and complicated, and very supportive." UMA THURMAN on hotelier boyfriend...

20th January 2006 9:17



Tia Sheds The Pounds On Dancing Show

WAYNE'S WORLD star TIA CARRERE has discovered the reality TV diet after shedding pounds (kilograms) while showing off her ballroom skills on hit US...

20th January 2006 9:17



The Things They Say 1089

"Whatever I write in email, it doesn't mean anything. It is just words I write." PARIS HILTON disputes the authenticity of her virtual statements.

20th January 2006 9:17



Jolie And Pitt's Haitian Memories Caught On Film

ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT's recent visit to Haiti was documented by a film crew working on behalf of WYCLEF JEAN's Yele Haiti charity. The...

20th January 2006 9:17



Sesame Street Star To Be Honoured

The man behind SESAME STREET regulars BIG BIRD and OSCAR THE GROUCH is to be honoured at this year's (06) Daytime Emmy Awards for his puppeteering...

20th January 2006 9:17



Beckinsale Feared She Was Being Poisoned

UNDERWORLD star KATE BECKINSALE had a very overactive imagination as a child and feared she was being poisoned by her au pair. The actress feared...

20th January 2006 9:17



Firth And Thompson Struggled With Furry Co-stars

Actor COLIN FIRTH and co-star EMMA THOMPSON didn't have the easiest time getting along with their furry co-stars while filming family movie NANNY...

20th January 2006 9:17



Bullock Tears Down Troublesome Texas Home

SANDRA BULLOCK is tearing down the Austin, Texas home that was the subject of a 2004 legal battle between the actress and a construction firm. The...

20th January 2006 9:17



Johansson Surprised By Allen's Personal Questions

Hollywood actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON was kept alert on the set of MATCH POINT, because director WOODY ALLEN would randomly fire personal questions at...

20th January 2006 9:17



Pitt Buys Friendship Ring For Jolie

BRAD PITT sealed his love for ANGELINA JOLIE by giving her a token ring he bought in the Dominican Republic for just $48 (GBP27). The movie hunk...

20th January 2006 9:17



Kung Fu Hustle And Lost Stars Triumph At Asian Excellence Awards

KUNG FU HUSTLE and Korean-born LOST stars DANIEL DAE KIM and YUNJIN KIM were the big winners at last night's (19JAN06) Asian Excellence Awards held...

20th January 2006 9:17



The Things They Say 1088

"He's really a dork undercover. He'll be in my kitchen dancing to, like, BRITNEY SPEARS or MICHAEL JACKSON. He has to have practised in the mirror!"...

20th January 2006 9:17



Westenra Upset By Church Comparisons

New Zealand-born opera singer HAYLEY WESTENRA hates being compared to Welsh star CHARLOTTE CHURCH, insisting she is a successful performer in her own...

20th January 2006 9:17



Stars Plan To Set Sail With Chesney

BIG + RICH star BIG KENNY and country newcomer JULIE ROBERTS will set sail for paradise with KENNY CHESNEY when the singer performs on an upcoming...

20th January 2006 9:17



Crow's Dog Dilemma

Rocker SHERYL CROW is considering leaving new pet Labrador behind when she tours this year (06), because she fears the pooch will devour her designer...

20th January 2006 9:17



Clarkson's Crush On Mcconaughey

US singer KELLY CLARKSON has a crush on fellow Texan MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY, even though he's in love with PENELOPE CRUZ. AMERICAN IDOL star Clarkson...

20th January 2006 9:17



Perelman And Barkin 'Split'?

Actress ELLEN BARKIN and Revlon boss RON PERELMAN have reportedly split after five years of marriage. The New York Post reports the billionaire...

20th January 2006 13:51



Hawkins Laughs Off Edwards Rumours

British band THE DARKNESS have laughed off rumours their new bassist RITCHIE EDWARDS is actually the MANIC STREET PREACHERS guitarist of a similar...

20th January 2006 13:51



Hunter's Foul Mouthed Row With Stern

ROD STEWART's ex-wife RACHEL HUNTER stormed out of a live radio interview with American shock jock HOWARD STERN after a vicious row on air. The...

20th January 2006 13:51



Manson Feels Rubbish After Garbage

GARBAGE singer SHIRLEY MANSON is struggling to fill the void in her life since the rockers went on hiatus after their world tour was cut short last...

20th January 2006 13:51



50 Cent Slams Double Standards

Heavyweight rapper 50 CENT has slammed the criticism levelled at his movie GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN', because Hollywood is allowed far more freedom than...

20th January 2006 13:51



Homme And Dalle Have Baby

Rock couple JOSH HOMME and BRODY DALLE have become parents to their first child, baby daughter CAMILLE. The three kilogram (six pound, 15 ounce)...

20th January 2006 13:51



Kinks Star Shocked By Queens Bad Language

British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II stunned THE KINKS singer RAY DAVIES when she honoured him in 2004 by condemning the "b**tards" who had shot him...

20th January 2006 13:51



Timberlake And Will.i.am Go Into Business

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and THE BLACK EYED PEAS' WILL.I.AM have teamed up to create production company Jawbreakers. WILL.I.AM, who admits he didn't...

20th January 2006 13:51



Cam'ron Fires Into Jay-z

Controversial rapper CAM'RON has launched a scathing attack on hip-hop rival JAY-Z with his latest track YOU GOT IT. The HEY MA hitmaker, 29,...

20th January 2006 13:51



Fascinating Fact 869

THOMAS SCHOOS, the designer who created rap mogul SEAN 'DIDDY' COMBS' Miami, Florida, home, also styled trendy Las Vegas restaurant Tao.

20th January 2006 13:51



Jarhead Fires Into UK Box Office

Gulf war movie JARHEAD has shot straight to the top of the UK box office chart in its first week of release. The SAM MENDES-directed movie,...

20th January 2006 13:51



The Things They Say 1091

"I danced a little bit in BAD NEWS BEARS. That's about it." TATUM O'NEAL discusses her dancing experience prior to appearing on DANCING WITH THE...

20th January 2006 13:51



Anderson Concerned By Lack Of Demand

THE X-FILES actress GILLIAN ANDERSON is having trouble securing new acting roles - because her most recent work has been conducted away from the...

20th January 2006 13:51



Carrey Seduced By Leoni

JIM CARREY was seduced into starring in the remake of FUN WITH DICK AND JANE by his feisty co-star TEA LEONI. The rubber-faced star confesses he...

20th January 2006 13:51



Knightley Bribed Globes Security Guards

British star KEIRA KNIGHTLEY bribed security guards to let ticketless friends into the pre-Golden Globes Vanity Fair party - with packets of...

20th January 2006 13:51



Weisz To Use Real Bump For Pregnant Role

Golden Globe-winner RACHEL WEISZ is thrilled she won't have to fake being an expectant mother for her next role, because she has a natural five-month...

20th January 2006 13:51



Crowe And Kidman To Finally Star Together

Close friends RUSSELL CROWE and NICOLE KIDMAN will finally star opposite each other when filming for BAZ LUHRMANN's latest movie gets underway in...

20th January 2006 13:51



Brown Slams Divorce Reports

LATEST: R+B singer BOBBY BROWN has slammed reports he is planning to divorce WHITNEY HOUSTON, insisting his wife is "the better half of me". Brown...

20th January 2006 17:22



Catholic Group Appeal For Adult Rating For Da Vinci Code

Catholic group Opus Dei are urging film ratings boards to give controversial new movie THE DA VINCI CODE an adult rating - because it fears children...

20th January 2006 17:22



Gyllenhaal Lands Reebok Role

SECRETARY star MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL is the latest spokesmodel for sportswear giant Reebok. The older sister of JAKE GYLLENHAAL will follow in the...

20th January 2006 17:22



Elfman Slams Former Co-stars

Actress JENNA ELFMAN has attacked some of her past co-stars for treating film crews "like c**p". The EDTV beauty, 34, who has worked with a host...

20th January 2006 17:22



Redford 'Depressed' By Butch Remake

Veteran actor ROBERT REDFORD is "depressed" after hearing reports MATT DAMON and BEN AFFLECK would star in a remake of his classic film BUTCH CASSIDY...

20th January 2006 17:22



Yoko Ono Tried To Stop Filming On Her Doorstep

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO is being forced to watch the reenaction of her husband's murder on the doorstep of her New York City home, after failing...

20th January 2006 17:22



Fascinating Fact 870

Following the media trend of merging celebrity couples' names, newspapers in KEITH URBAN's hometown of Tennessee have started referring to the...

20th January 2006 17:22



Country Stars Urges Pet Owners To Keep Their Pets Warm

Country singers EMMYLOU HARRIS, DOLLY PARTON and LORETTA LYNN are joining forces to urge US pet owners to keep their dogs warm this winter. The...

20th January 2006 17:22



Burns Coat 'Is Not Gorilla'

LATEST: The coat worn by eighties pop star PETE BURNS on a British reality TV show is not made from the fur of endangered gorillas, but a native...

20th January 2006 17:22



Moretti's Bathroom Sex With Barrymore

Rocker FABRIZIO MORETTI and girlfriend DREW BARRYMORE were left red-faced recently when they were caught having sex in the bathroom at a New York...

20th January 2006 17:22



Hall Quits Sugarland

KRISTEN HALL is leaving country music band SUGARLAND to focus her attention on songwriting. Hall, who started out as a roadie for folk-rock duo...

20th January 2006 17:22



Armstrong No Show At Film Premiere

GREEN DAY frontman BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG failed to turn up to the premiere of his movie debut, sci-fi animation LIVE FREAKY! DIE FREAKY!, on Tuesday...

20th January 2006 17:22



Bono Gets German Media Prize

Irish rock legend BONO will be presented with the German Media Prize at a ceremony in the city of Baden Baden next week (24JAN06). The U2 frontman...

20th January 2006 17:22



Doherty Charged Again

LATEST: Troubled British rocker PETE DOHERTY has been charged with heroin, crack cocaine, morphine and marijuana, following his arrest in London on 4...

20th January 2006 17:22



Bass And Fatone Team Up On Tv

Former 'N SYNC bandmates LANCE BASS and JOEY FATONE are getting a second chance at fame, with their own TV show. US cable network UPN have signed...

20th January 2006 17:22



Fascinating Fact 871

EVA MENDES has the best celebrity body, according to readers of German newspaper Bild. The actress polled more than a quarter of all votes, beating...

20th January 2006 17:22



Spamalot To Hit London's West End

Tony award-winning MONTY PYTHON musical SPAMALOT will hit London's theatre district later this year (06). The ERIC IDLE scripted show, which is...

20th January 2006 17:22



Pryor Award Goes To Elephant Rights Activist

Late comic RICHARD PRYOR has been honoured for his animal rights campaigning with an award in his name, by the People For The Ethical Treatment Of...

20th January 2006 17:22



Lee Brings Globe Home To Taiwan

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN director ANG LEE was besieged by fans when he returned to his native Taiwan, following his Golden Globe triumph on Monday...

20th January 2006 19:52



Tony Hawk Weds

Skateboard ace TONY HAWK is hoping to make it third time lucky after marrying his girlfriend in Fiji. The cult sports star, 37, wed lingerie store...

20th January 2006 19:52



Quinn Blasts Religious Groups Picking On His Tv Show

Actor AIDAN QUINN has fired off at conservative organisations who are attacking his new US TV drama series because his priest character chats with...

20th January 2006 19:52



Lobbyist's Dad Attacks Clooney Over Globes Joke

GEORGE CLOONEY has come under fire from disgraced US lobbyist JACK ABRAMOFF's family, after poking fun at him in his Golden Globes Best Supporting...

20th January 2006 19:52



Fascinating Fact 872

BILLY JOEL will be the keynote speaker at New York's Syracuse University's graduation ceremony in May (06). The rocker, an avid contributor to music...

20th January 2006 19:52



The Things They Say 1092

"We got Ashlee poisoned and then we had to go out and get more poison (for BO BICE)." GOO GOO DOLLS lead singer JOHN RZEZNIK (corr.) jokes about...

20th January 2006 19:52



Iggy Pop Hates Weekends

Punk star IGGY POP stays away from the beach near his home in Florida on weekends - because he hates being surrounded by "dirty little kids". Pop,...

20th January 2006 19:52



Redford's Nephew Makes Debut As Music Host

Actor ROBERT REDFORD's nephew, JONATHAN REDFORD, has taken his own place in the spotlight - as one of the hosts of a new US TV music show. ...

20th January 2006 19:52



50 Cent Film Has Made Him Stronger Than Ever

Movie star 50 CENT insists the stark revelations in the semi-biopic movie GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN' have set him free from the demons of his past. ...

20th January 2006 19:52



Marley Celebration Planned For Ghana

Late reggae legend BOB MARLEY's 61st birthday is going to be celebrated in Ghana with a special day-long tribute festival. Organised by the Bob...

20th January 2006 19:52



Reed The Snapper

Rock 'n' roll star LOU REED is unveiling his digital photography at two simultaneous exhibitions in New York City. The WALK ON THE WILD SIDE...

20th January 2006 19:52



Phoenix On A Roll Directing Music Videos

Golden Globes winner JOAQUIN PHOENIX has teamed up with Hollywood mate BALTHAZAR GETTY to direct a new music video for his band. Phoenix got his...

20th January 2006 19:52



Gay Rights Group: 'American Idol Is Homophobic'

Bosses at America's leading gay rights group are demanding a summit meeting with the producers of TV talent show AMERICAN IDOL after claiming the...

20th January 2006 19:52



The Things They Say 1093

"We've kind of adopted him as a pseudo family pet - we stroke him and feed him, so then it was odd, after having known him for a couple years, to...

20th January 2006 19:52



Dad Pitt's New Bag

New dad BRAD PITT is getting serious about his fatherly duties after taking charge of a Baby Sherpa Diaper Backpack. Bosses at the Winnipeg Diaper...

20th January 2006 19:52



Fascinating Fact 873

KATE BECKINSALE's six-year-old daughter LILY plays her mother's vampire character as a child in UNDERWORLD: EVOLUTION.

20th January 2006 19:52



Alonso To Play Longoria's Mum

Actress MARIA CONCHITA ALONSO has landed her dream role - as EVA LONGORIA's mother on her favourite TV show, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES. The Grammy...

20th January 2006 19:52



Allen Laughs Off London Move With New Nyc Home

Director WOODY ALLEN has silenced reports he is quitting his beloved New York City to live in London, after purchasing a $25.9 million (GBP14.3...

20th January 2006 19:52



O'donnell Sought Parenting Advice From Madonna

Lesbian comedienne ROSIE O'DONNELL sought advice from her celebrity pal MADONNA on how to deal with parenting in public. O'Donnell and her 'wife'...

20th January 2006 19:52


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