5th April 2006

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Mcgraw Will Run For Office

American Country singer TIM MCGRAW has decided to run for elected office, after being appalled by US president GEORGE W BUSH's response to last...

5th April 2006 3:14



Terror For Garth Brooks' Ex

Country star GARTH BROOKS' ex-wife was kidnapped at gunpoint on her Oklahoma farm, on Monday (03APR06). Farm worker QUINTINE CORNELIUS HARPER, 24,...

5th April 2006 3:14



'Suge' Knight Bankrupt

LATEST: Music mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT filed for bankruptcy yesterday (04APR06) to avoid relinquishing control of his Death Row Records label after...

5th April 2006 3:14



Davis Failed To Liberate Women

GEENA DAVIS is sad her efforts in road trip movie THELMA + LOUISE failed to encourage Hollywood studios to make films about strong, determined...

5th April 2006 3:14



Campbell Pulls Out Of Cooking Show

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL has been forced to pull out of pal SEAN COMB's reality TV cook-off, CELEBRITY COOKING SHOWDOWN, after being charged with...

5th April 2006 3:14



Ford Passed On Syriana

HARRISON FORD was devastated when GEORGE CLOONEY won an Academy Award for his supporting role in SYRIANA - because he was originally offered the...

5th April 2006 3:14



Travoltas Support Cruise Over Silent Birth' Plans

Hollywood couple JOHN TRAVOLTA and KELLY PRESTON have raced to fellow Scientologist TOM CRUISE's support as he and fiancee KATIE HOLMES plan a...

5th April 2006 3:14



Keener Defends Aniston On Tv

JENNIFER ANISTON was amazed when actress CATHERINE KEENER shielded her from a reporter on US TV show TODAY, after the journalist persistently...

5th April 2006 3:14



Cruise's Death Bed Meeting With Bad Dad

TOM CRUISE has spoken out for the first time about how he made peace with his estranged father on his deathbed, as he prepares for the birth of his...

5th April 2006 3:14



Ford And Connery Reunite For Indiana Jones 4

HARRISON FORD has thrilled fans by hinting at a reunion with SIR SEAN CONNERY on the set of the much-anticipated fourth INDIANA JONES movie. The...

5th April 2006 3:14



Alba Forgives Playboy

LATEST: JESSICA ALBA has forgiven Playboy founder HUGH HEFNER for putting her on the March 2006 cover of the soft-porn publication, after he pledged...

5th April 2006 3:14



Fascinating Fact 1329

R+B sensation ALICIA KEYS has celebrated her 10-year business and romantic partnership with producer KERRY 'KRUCIAL' BROTHERS by launching a new...

5th April 2006 3:14



Heavy Metal Stars Retrace The Roots Of Metal In New Film

ALICE COOPER, SLAYER, SLIPKNOT and ROB ZOMBIE are among the heavy hitters starring in a new documentary which traces the roots of metal music. ...

5th April 2006 3:14



Mccartney Thrilled By Peter And Gordon Reunion

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has given folk duo PETER AND GORDON a boost as they launch a long-awaited comeback, by urging fans to catch one of their reunion...

5th April 2006 3:14



Ten Years After Rock On In The Us

Ageing rockers TEN YEARS AFTER are planning to conquer America again after reforming without frontman ALVIN LEE. Drummer RIC LEE, keyboard player...

5th April 2006 3:14



Jones Attacks Timberlake And Friends

SIR TOM JONES has launched a scathing attack on modern male solo artists, calling JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE a MICHAEL JACKSON impersonator. The WHAT'S NEW...

5th April 2006 3:14



Final Destination Dvd To Become Interactive

FINAL DESTINATION 3 will give viewers the chance to make life or death choices for the characters when it is released on DVD later this year (06). ...

5th April 2006 3:14



Comedian Tops Unsexy List

Funnyman GILBERT GOTTFRIED has topped a new poll to find the least sexy man in America. The comedian, famous for his grating, high-pitched voice,...

5th April 2006 3:14



Jackson Teams Up With Cusack For King Film

Actor SAMUEL L JACKSON is teaming up with JOHN CUSACK for the STEPHEN KING thriller 1408. Cusack will star as a debunker of paranormal occurrences...

5th April 2006 3:14



Hartnett's Flabby Film Role

JOSH HARTNETT ditched his work-out to prepare for his latest film LUCKY NUMBER SLEVIN, because he wanted his character to look like a regular guy. ...

5th April 2006 3:14



Lilly Hates Hawaiian Winters

LOST star EVANGELINE LILLY hates spending winters on the hit TV show's Hawaiian set - because she misses the big freeze of her native Canada. While...

5th April 2006 3:14



King Kong Dvd Sets Record

US consumers snapped up 6.5 million copies of KING KONG in its first six days in stores, making it the best-selling Universal Studios release ever. ...

5th April 2006 3:14



Alma Nominations Reward Garcia

Cuba-born actor ANDY GARCIA will be hailed for his contribution to cinema at this year's (06) ALMA Awards, when he picks up a special recognition...

5th April 2006 9:23



The Things They Say 1779

"Cooking is one of the most sexiest (sic), sensual trends... I think there's nothing sexier than a man cooking for his woman." Rap mogul SEAN COMBS...

5th April 2006 9:23



Tom Jones Pines For British Food

Veteran singer SIR TOM JONES misses British food so much in his adopted hometown of Beverly Hills, California, he drives for miles to get a taste of...

5th April 2006 9:23



Diddy Fragrance Tops Charts

Music mogul SEAN COMBS' world domination continues - his new fragrance Unforgivable has become America's number one selling cologne since being...

5th April 2006 9:23



Foo Fighter Grohl Gets Licked

FOO FIGHTERS star DAVE GROHL has joined actress JULIETTE LEWIS' punk group JULIETTE AND THE LICKS to record tracks on their new album. The former...

5th April 2006 9:23



Mccartney Inspires New Talent

Inspiration from SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has helped a student from his Liverpool School for Performing Arts to gain a massive record deal after staging...

5th April 2006 9:23



Daltrey Delights Fans With Surprise Gig

THE WHO frontman ROGER DALTREY has thrilled die hard fans by making a surprise appearance at this year's (06) annual The Who Convention. The...

5th April 2006 9:23



Williams Jr Charged With Assault

Country star HANK WILLIAMS JR will appear in court today (05APR06) on charges of assaulting a 19-year-old waitress in a hotel bar last month...

5th April 2006 9:23



The Things They Say 1781

"I think of her as a cross between my mom and myself when I was a kid." Actress REBECCA ROMIJN on the klutzy reporter she plays on her new show,...

5th April 2006 9:23



Sims Longs For A Little Nyc

Model-turned-actress MOLLY SIMS is desperate to return to New York City, despite her reluctance to pay the Big Apple's inflated real estate prices. ...

5th April 2006 9:23



Headey Stops Expecting Big Break

American actress LENA HEADEY has given up waiting for her big break in Hollywood and accepted she may never become an A-list superstar. The...

5th April 2006 9:23



Lost Star's Real Life Air Plane Courage

LOST star EVANGELINE LILLY had no qualms filming the dramatic plane crash that launched the TV series, because she trained as a flight attendant in...

5th April 2006 9:23



Fraser Forced To Test Amusement Park Ride

Actor BRENDAN FRASER was terrified when he was forced to test an amusement park ride based on his hit movie THE MUMMY because the rollercoaster...

5th April 2006 9:23



The Things They Say 1780

"This thing is like the Gang of Four in China - they have really changed this country economically... The Gang of Four would be (GEORGE) BUSH, (DICK)...

5th April 2006 9:23



Koontz Novel Set For Big Screen

Best-selling author DEAN KOONTZ is bringing his upcoming novel THE HUSBAND to the big screen. The film will follow an ordinary man whose love for...

5th April 2006 9:23



Mcconaughey's Mother Champions Sexy Son

MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY's mother was unsurprised when the actor was voted the Sexiest Man Alive by America's People magazine last year (05) - because she...

5th April 2006 9:23



Ford: 'I Do My Own Stunts'

HARRISON FORD refused to have stunt men on the set of his new movie FIREWALL - insisting he is a "physical actor". The INDIANA JONES star is more...

5th April 2006 9:23



West Wing Star Pulls Out Of Baseball Anthem

THE WEST WING star KRISTIN CHENOWETH lost the chance to sing the US national anthem at the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball season opener on Monday...

5th April 2006 9:23



Knightley Afraid To Marry

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY is scared to get married for fear the ceremony won't live up to her dream wedding in romantic comedy LOVE ACTUALLY. The British...

5th April 2006 9:23



Beckinsale Punk'd By Ex-boyfriend

British actress KATE BECKINSALE kicked off the new season of ASHTON KUTCHER's PUNK'D show in America on Monday (03APR06) - as the awkward subject of...

5th April 2006 9:23



Blige Wowed By 50 Cent's Intelligence

MARY J BLIGE was so struck by how smart badboy rapper 50 CENT was on the set of her new single ENOUGH CRYIN' she now considers him a permanent...

5th April 2006 13:24



Mccartney Offers Cobain/love Daughter Internship

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's designer daughter STELLA has offered the daughter of KURT COBAIN and COURTNEY LOVE an internship at her New York store. The...

5th April 2006 13:24



Take That Sign Deal?

Reformed nineties boyband TAKE THAT have reportedly signed a new record deal - 10 years after their last release. The group - minus ROBBIE WILLIAMS...

5th April 2006 13:24



Radiohead: 'We Often Think Of Disbanding'

RADIOHEAD have considered splitting up a number of times, because not one of the five bandmembers enjoys the superstar-level of fame they have...

5th April 2006 13:24



Gene Pitney Dies Aged 65

American singer GENE PITNEY has been found dead in a hotel room in Wales. He was 65. His tour manager, and friend of 30 years, discovered him in...

5th April 2006 13:24



The Things They Say 1783

"People say I must be a horrible person but it's not true. I have the heart of a little boy in a jar on my desk." Horror writer STEPHEN KING denies a...

5th April 2006 13:24



Campbell Inspires 'B**Chy' T-shirt

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL's temper tantrums have inspired a New York designer to create a cheeky T-Shirt in her honour. Just a week after the...

5th April 2006 13:24



Moss Reemerges With Calvin Klein Deal

Supermodel KATE MOSS has signed a new deal with US fashion giant CALVIN KLEIN, just seven months after her cocaine scandal threatened to destroy her...

5th April 2006 13:24



Gervais Turns Down $3.5 Million For Ad

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS was offered a staggering $3.5 million (GBP2 million) to appear in a TV commercial for an American beer brand - and...

5th April 2006 13:24



Parkinson Bites Back At Ryan

British talk show host MICHAEL PARKINSON is continuing his bitter row with actress MEG RYAN - calling her the "most boring bore I've ever met". The...

5th April 2006 13:24



'Heroin Addict' Actor Told To Attend Rehab

LOCK, STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS star JAKE ABRAHAMS was yesterday (04APR06) ordered to attend a drugs rehabilitation centre following a...

5th April 2006 13:24



Osbourne Dodges Soup Attackers

SHARON OSBOURNE was attacked with soup outside the premiere of her new stage show in England. The rock manager-turned-reality TV star narrowly...

5th April 2006 13:24



Cruise Denies Adult Pacifier For Holmes

TOM CRUISE has hit out at reports he has bought an adult pacifier to keep fiancee KATIE HOLMES quiet during childbirth. The heavily pregnant...

5th April 2006 13:24



Sharon Stone Expresses Desire To Direct 'Basic Instinct 3'

Actress Sharon Stone has revealed she wishes to direct a third movie in the 'Basic Instinct' film series. The actress, who stared in both the...

5th April 2006 13:24



Douglas And Moby Launch Landmine Appeal

Oscar-winning actor MICHAEL DOUGLAS joined dance star MOBY to launch a new landmine campaign at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on...

5th April 2006 13:24



Clooney's Casino Scrapped

GEORGE CLOONEY has been forced to abandon plans to build his proposed Las Ramblas casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, after his backers decided to sell the...

5th April 2006 13:24



Clooney Sued For Plagiarism

GEORGE CLOONEY's production company is facing legal action over allegations from a French screenwriter his Oscar-winning oil thriller SYRIANA was...

5th April 2006 13:24



The Things They Say 1782

"I thank my butt for not letting it come out the other end." Pop superstar JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE explains how he managed to win a 'belch-off' at the...

5th April 2006 13:24



Church Celebrates Three Cigarette-free Months

Singer CHARLOTTE CHURCH is celebrating after successfully staying off cigarettes for three months. The Welsh soprano quit smoking as a New Year's...

5th April 2006 13:24



Gallagher Hires Personal Trainer

OASIS frontman LIAM GALLAGHER is so desperate to shed some weight he has hired a personal trainer. The WONDERWALL singer has gradually piled on the...

5th April 2006 13:24



The Things They Say 1784

"Get ANG LEE to do BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN with two lesbians and I'll be there." British actress KELLY BROOK is serious about wanting to star in a...

5th April 2006 13:24



Craig: 'I'm A Gay Icon'

British actor DANIEL CRAIG has found an unexpected benefit since taking over the role of JAMES BOND - he is now a gay icon. Craig, who is currently...

5th April 2006 13:24



Cruise Recalls Childhood Abuse

Hollywood star TOM CRUISE vowed to be the perfect father after he was bullied by his "coward" of a dad THOMAS MAPOTHER III. The TOP GUN hunk, 43,...

5th April 2006 17:29



Ne-yo And Placebo Top European Charts

MADONNA's reign at the top of the European singles chart has been ended by R+B star NE-YO, whose SO SICK has jumped straight in at number one. PINK...

5th April 2006 17:29



Fall Out Boy Fined

American rockers FALL OUT BOY have been hit with a $15,000 (GBP8,300) fine after ignoring a curfew at a gig in Texas last month (MAR05). The band...

5th April 2006 17:29



Rockers To Highlight Armenian Genocide In Washington

SYSTEM OF A DOWN rockers SERJ TANKIAN and JOHN DOLMAYAN will lobby congressional leaders at the end of the month (APR06), in an attempt to get them...

5th April 2006 17:29



Spears Turns Dance Teacher

Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS took time out of parenting duties to teach youngsters how to dance in a Los Angeles studio last week (ends31MAR06). The...

5th April 2006 17:29



Australian Fans Petition For Madonna Gig

Australian MADONNA fans are petitioning the superstar to include their country in her forthcoming world tour, after a 13-year absence. Her...

5th April 2006 17:29



Berry Plays With Rem Again

Ex-REM drummer BILL BERRY played with his former band for the second time in a year over the weekend (01/02APR06). Berry took the stage alongside...

5th April 2006 17:29



Durst Attacks Bandmate Borland

LIMP BIZKIT frontman FRED DURST is furious after guitarist WES BORLAND declared the band defunct - accusing him of betraying the band and its fans. ...

5th April 2006 17:29



Inside Man Holds Onto UK Box Office Top Spot

SPIKE LEE's heist movie INSIDE MAN has stolen a second week at the top of the UK box office. Lee's thriller, which stars DENZEL WASHINGTON, CLIVE...

5th April 2006 17:29



Parkinson: 'Meg Ryan Fancies Me'

British talk show host MICHAEL PARKINSON claims his ongoing row with actress MEG RYAN stems from her sexual lust for him. The pair fell out when...

5th April 2006 17:29



De Niro Makes Reality Tv Power Move

Hollywood legend ROBERT DE NIRO is taking tentative steps into the world of reality TV, although he will not act in the forthcoming show. The...

5th April 2006 17:29



Richards Denies Romance With Longoria's Ex

DENISE RICHARDS has slammed speculation she is dating EVA LONGORIA's ex-husband, insisting the passionate clinch caught on camera was just "work". ...

5th April 2006 17:29



Dana Reeve To Be Honoured On Broadway

CHRISTOPHER REEVE's late wife DANA REEVE will be honoured at a memorial service on New York City's Broadway on Monday (10APR06). The actress and...

5th April 2006 17:29



Inside Man Star Is Real Life Action Hero

DENZEL WASHINGTON's co-star in bank heist thriller INSIDE MAN has been hailed a real-life action hero after rushing to the aid of a woman being...

5th April 2006 17:29



Beatty's Dick Tracy Fight Stalls

WARREN BEATTY's attempt to secure the rights to the DICK TRACY comic book character continues to drag on after a US federal court hearing ended...

5th April 2006 17:29



Renfro Attends Drink/drugs Progress Hearing

Troubled actor BRAD RENFRO yesterday (04APR06) told a Los Angeles court he is "tired of paying the consequences" for his drink and drug use. The...

5th April 2006 17:29



Hasselhoff Seeks Rehab Order For Wife

LATEST: DAVID HASSELHOFF has filed court papers urging the judge presiding over his divorce to place his estranged wife PAMELA BACH in rehabilitation...

5th April 2006 17:29



Studios Providing Fewer Press Screenings

Studios are declining to arrange advance screenings for critics not only for their cheapo horror flicks, as in the past, but for just about any...

5th April 2006 18:20



If They Build Them, Will They Watch?

Companies pouring resources into putting video services onto cell phones may be creating the kind of business bubble that proved disastrous to the...

5th April 2006 18:20



Decision Favors Widow Of Superman Creator In Smallville Suit

A federal judge in Los Angeles has poured Kryptonite over The WB's Smallville, granting a summary judgment to the widow and daughter of Jerry...

5th April 2006 18:20



Vieira To Come Into View

NBC is close to completing a deal with Meredith Vieira, co-host of ABC's The View, to replace Katie Couric on Today, the New York Times reported...

5th April 2006 18:20



Couric Says She'll "Start A New Chapter"

Ending a spate of media speculation rivaled only by rumors over some pop stars' impending marriage or divorce, Katie Couric announced on NBC's...

5th April 2006 18:20



Kennedy Clan Actor Says Cuba Blockade Affects U.s. Filmmakers

Actor Christopher Lawford, a nephew of President John Kennedy who confronted the Soviet Union during the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, has told...

5th April 2006 18:20



Samsung Latest To Announce Blu-ray Delay

As expected, Samsung has become the latest member of the Blu-ray camp to announce a delay in shipping high-definition Blu-ray players. The Korean...

5th April 2006 18:20



Netflix Asks Court To Shut Down Blockbuster's Online Service

Netflix on Tuesday sued rival Blockbuster, claiming patent infringement and maintaining that, in the words of a company spokesman, "From top to...

5th April 2006 18:20



Fonda Fears For World Resources

Veteran actress JANE FONDA is urging families to consider having just one child in a bid to conserve the world's diminishing natural resources. The...

5th April 2006 21:09



Locklear Dating Spade?

Actress HEATHER LOCKLEAR is reportedly dating funnyman DAVID SPADE as she attempts to move on from her broken marriage to BON JOVI rocker RICHIE...

5th April 2006 21:09



Couric To Become Evening News' First Lady

Beloved US TV anchorwoman KATIE COURIC will make history this summer (06) when she becomes the first female anchor of the CBS Evening News. The...

5th April 2006 21:09



Hilton Denies Niarchos Split

PARIS HILTON has rubbished rumours she has split from STAVROS NIARCHOS III, insisting they are more in love than ever having just returned from a...

5th April 2006 21:09



Fascinating Fact 1330

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE's first solo album will feature a track the rocker wrote for the soundtrack for RICHARD LINKLATER's film adaptation of...

5th April 2006 21:09



Rent Cast Reunites For Benefit

The original Broadway cast of RENT will reunite for one night only in New York City to mark the 10th anniversary of the award-winning musical. The...

5th April 2006 21:09



Punk Supergroup Forms

Veteran punks including MARKY RAMONE and THE MISFITS stars JERRY ONLY and JOHN CAFIERO have joined forces to form a new supergroup called OSAKA...

5th April 2006 21:09



Gilmore Thrills At American Tour Opener

Former PINK FLOYD star DAVID GILMOUR kicked off his North American tour in style in New York City last night (04APR06) when rock icons DAVID CROSBY...

5th April 2006 21:09



T.i. Takes Over The Charts With 2006 Top Debut

Rapper T.I. has scored the biggest US album chart debut of 2006 after topping the Billboard 100 with over 500,000 first week sales of his new...

5th April 2006 21:09



Chesney Sells Out The Garden

KENNY CHESNEY has made history by becoming only the second country music artist to sell out New York City's Madison Square Garden venue. Tickets...

5th April 2006 21:09



Moby Blasts 'Anti-american' Immigration Controls

Dance star MOBY has slammed United States citizens opposed to immigration as "anti-American". The PLAY hitmaker was pleased to note that...

5th April 2006 21:09



Eminem Files For Divorce

Rap star EMINEM filed for his second divorce from KIMBERLY MATHERS this morning (05APR06) - after just 82 days of marriage. Eminem, real name...

5th April 2006 21:09



The Things They Say 1785

"Little bit of a stretch." Actor LIAM NEESON on PARIS HILTON playing MOTHER TERESA in an upcoming film.

5th April 2006 21:09



Mel Brooks Plans 'Young Frank' Musical

Movie mogul MEL BROOKS is bringing his horror comedy YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN to the stage after wowing audiences with THE PRODUCERS. The actor/writer...

5th April 2006 21:09



Cage And 50 Cent Team Up For Boxing Film

NICOLAS CAGE and rapper 50 CENT will team up on the big screen for THE DANCE, a film based on the life of prison boxing coach BILLY 'THE KID' ROTH. ...

5th April 2006 21:09



Jackman Dominates Cannes Festival

Actor HUGH JACKMAN will have a strong presence at the 59th annual Cannes Film Festival, with two of his films debuting during the event. X-MEN: THE...

5th April 2006 21:09



Stone Sad About Movie Censorship

SHARON STONE is frustrated steamy new movie BASIC INSTINCT 2 was butchered by film censors, because her favourite sexy scenes were cut. She was...

5th April 2006 21:09


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