11th April 2006

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Simpson Meets With Dallas Producers

Singer/actress JESSICA SIMPSON has confirmed she is being considered for the role of sexy troublemaker LUCY EWING in the big screen version of TV...

11th April 2006 2:24



No Doubt Guitarist Becomes Dad

NO DOUBT guitarist TOM DUMONT and his wife MIEKE have become parents to a baby son. The couple's first child was born last week (06APR06). They...

11th April 2006 2:24



Fiddler Terry Dies At 74

Country fiddle legend GORDON TERRY lost his battle with diabetes and emphysema on Sunday (09APR06). The 74-year-old won the Alabama Fiddling...

11th April 2006 2:24



Underwood And Currington Claim First Cmt Awards

AMERICAN IDOL star CARRIE UNDERWOOD got last night's (10APR06) CMT Music Awards off to a great start by picking up the Breakthrough Video Of The Year...

11th April 2006 2:24



Madonna Works At Marriage For Her Children

MADONNA and her film-maker husband GUY RITCHIE have vowed to put their marital troubles behind them for the sake of their son ROCCO, five, and the...

11th April 2006 2:24



Lopez Fights To Keep Ex-husband Quiet

JENNIFER LOPEZ has filed a lawsuit against her ex-husband OJANI NOA in a bid to show the former model she won't tolerate his plans to reveal all...

11th April 2006 2:24



Fascinating Fact 1361

Playboy boss HUGH HEFNER celebrated his 80th birthday by hosting a starry screening of BASIC INSTINCT 2 on Sunday night (09APR06) at the Playboy...

11th April 2006 2:24



Stars Come Out For Tao Boss' Weekend Birthday Bash

Las Vegas, Nevada club boss JASON STRAUSS celebrated his 32nd birthday in style at the weekend (07-09APR06) with an all-star party and plenty of...

11th April 2006 2:24



Fascinating Fact 1360

CHARLIZE THERON cut short her holiday in Turkey to attend the GLAAD Media Awards in Hollywood on Saturday night (08APR06), where she was honoured...

11th April 2006 2:24



Electra Credits Friendship For Marriage Success

LATEST: SCARY MOVIE star CARMEN ELECTRA insists husband DAVE NAVARRO is her best friend and that's why their marriage is so successful. The actress...

11th April 2006 2:24



Fascinating Fact 1359

HARRISON FORD, who is part-Russian, was honoured at the Russian Nights Festival in Los Angeles on Saturday night (08APR06). The movie star was...

11th April 2006 2:24



Cruise Renames Plane After Pregnant Katie

TOM CRUISE has christened the 63-year-old P51 Mustang airplane he houses in a hangar at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, California KISS ME KATE. The...

11th April 2006 2:24



Charmed Star Expecting Second Child

CHARMED actress HOLLY MARIE COMBS is expecting her second child with husband DAVID W DONOHO. The couple already have a two-year-old daughter,...

11th April 2006 2:24



Huston's Botox Nightmare

THE LIFE AQUATIC star ANGELICA HUSTON has sworn off Botox injections after her face froze during her last cosmetic procedure. The actress had...

11th April 2006 2:24



Banderas And Griffith Happy To Prove Sceptics Wrong

Hollywood heart-throb ANTONIO BANDERAS and his wife-of-10 years MELANIE GRIFFITH are thrilled their enduring marriage has proved sceptics wrong. ...

11th April 2006 2:24



Pitt Offers Cocktails For Being A Noisy Neighbour

BRAD PITT is making sure his new neighbours put up with construction he's having done on his Hollywood Hills home by inviting them to a cocktail...

11th April 2006 2:24



Douglas Takes Steps To Avoid Misquotes

MICHAEL DOUGLAS has started recording his own interviews because he's sick of being misquoted in print. The BASIC INSTINCT star recently blasted GQ...

11th April 2006 2:24



The Things They Say 1825

"I actually don't know anyone that hasn't been or isn't currently on a diet, no matter what age." PINK is sick of image-conscious America.

11th April 2006 2:24



The Who Plan June Release For Epic Song

Legendary rockers THE WHO hope to release a limited edition mini-album two months ahead of their full-length comeback disc later this year (06). ...

11th April 2006 2:24



The Things They Say 1824

"This is the only awards show where you hear celebrities say, 'Hey, if y'all ain't gonna do anything with that red carpet, can I have it for my...

11th April 2006 2:24



Peppers Debut Ends Rem's 12-Year Record Run

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS have become the first act to debut atop America's Billboard Modern Rock Chart since 1994. The California group's new tune...

11th April 2006 2:24



The Things They Say 1823

"My toes are wiggling, my fingers are wiggling. I'm walking. I'm talking... I was expecting to bring in New Year's better than that." Rapper OBIE...

11th April 2006 2:24



Simpson Family Has Holiday Down Under

JESSICA SIMPSON flew into Australia yesterday morning (10APR06) to show her support for her sister ASHLEE, who is hosting the MTV Australian Video...

11th April 2006 9:18



Eminem: 'I'm Getting Fat'

EMINEM will only step back into the limelight when he's toned up his physique, because he's been taking it easy for too long. The rapper admits he...

11th April 2006 9:18



Urban And Underwood Big Winners At Cmt Awards

LATEST: KEITH URBAN and AMERICAN IDOL star CARRIE UNDERWOOD were the big winners at last night's (10APR06) Country Music Television (CMT) Awards. ...

11th April 2006 9:18



Playwright Albee To Share His Skills With Princeton Students

Playwright EDWARD ALBEE has signed on to teach at America's Princeton University as part of the Theatre Playwriting Fellowship programme. The...

11th April 2006 9:18



Lost Cast To Be Culled By Catastrophe?

LOST star NAVEEN ANDREWS is terrified his character SAYID may be killed off, because the show is ending the second season with a catastrophic event....

11th April 2006 9:18



Chenoweth Wants Young Frankenstein Stage Role

THE WEST WING star KRISTIN CHENOWETH has set her sights on TERI GARR's role in the upcoming Broadway, New York City, musical version of cult comedy...

11th April 2006 9:18



Kutcher Proud Of Explosive Jackman Prank

PUNK'D creator ASHTON KUTCHER has just staged his most ambitious TV prank ever - making actor HUGH JACKMAN think he'd accidentally blown up director...

11th April 2006 9:18



Lost Stars Staged Exorcism

LOST star NAVEEN ANDREWS was forced to hold an exorcism when his co-stars became uncomfortable while filming scenes for the hit show on the site of a...

11th April 2006 9:18



Rodriguez Denies Mcgowan Romance

SIN CITY film-maker ROBERT RODRIGUEZ has denied suggestions he is dating sexy actress ROSE MCGOWAN, just days after announcing his split from his...

11th April 2006 9:18



Fascinating Fact 1363

SEAN COMBS likes to spray his new Unforgivable scent on his linens before bedtime. The fragrance's primary scents are a combination of fresh...

11th April 2006 9:18



Melua To Donate Single Proceeds To Charity

Kind-hearted jazz singer KATIE MELUA is donating all the proceeds from her forthcoming single to charity. The 21-year-old star is an ambassador for...

11th April 2006 9:18



Fascinating Fact 1362

50 CENT wears a huge $150,000 (GBP85,700) seven-karat yellow diamond ring in the video for his new song BEST FRIENDS, and rides in style in a 2007...

11th April 2006 9:18



Keys Tours Aids Treatment Clinic

LATEST: R+B singer ALICIA KEYS continued her awareness-raising African travels yesterday (10APR06) with a visit to a free AIDS treatment clinic in...

11th April 2006 9:18



Moore Feels Like 'Old Woman'

Singer/actress MANDY MOORE is tired of being teased by friends who insist she acts like an "old woman". The CANDY hitmaker has an older group of...

11th April 2006 9:18



Bolton And Sheridan Team Up For Song

MICHAEL BOLTON and fiancee NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN have recorded a duet of THE SECOND TIME AROUND for the singer's latest album. BOLTON SWINGS SINATRA...

11th April 2006 9:18



Take That Star Back In Action

LATEST: TAKE THAT star JASON ORANGE has returned to rehearsals for the British boyband's hotly-anticipated reunion - less than a week after suffering...

11th April 2006 13:44



Pitney Pals Slam Money-grabbing 'Ghouls'

Fans of late pop singer GENE PITNEY have been branded "morbid" after selling memorabilia on auction website eBay just days after his fatal heart...

11th April 2006 13:44



Elton's Annual Clothes Sale Begins

SIR ELTON JOHN has kicked off the annual sale of his wardrobe cast-offs at the Rockefeller Center in New York City - with over 10,000 dazzling...

11th April 2006 13:44



Cher To Hit Vegas

Veteran hitmaker CHER is planning to take over the stage at the Coliseum at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, when CELINE DION ends her run next year...

11th April 2006 13:44



Carey Keen On Jackson Duet

LATEST: MARIAH CAREY is waiting for JERMAINE DUPRI to invite her into the studio to record a duet with his lover JANET JACKSON. Carey is such a...

11th April 2006 13:44



Wyclef Rushes To Shot Rapper's Aid

FUGEES star WYCLEF JEAN has rushed to the aid of his rapper buddy BLACK ALEX who was gunned down in Haiti last week (02APR06). The READY OR NOT...

11th April 2006 13:44



Madonna Escapes Semtex Lawsuit

MADONNA can breathe a sigh of relief after a Czech explosives firm cancelled plans to sue her for copyright infringement. The pop queen angered...

11th April 2006 13:44



The Things They Say 1827

"With all the lunges, squats and leg presses, I've added an inch of muscle to my butt." Actress EVA LONGORIA has a firmer butt thanks to her vigorous...

11th April 2006 13:44



Withnail Star Grant Dodges Drink

Actor RICHARD E GRANT is allergic to alcohol, but pals always assume he must be a recovering alcoholic because of his debauched performance in...

11th April 2006 13:44



Ice Age Tops UK Chart

ICE AGE: THE MELTDOWN has grabbed the top spot in the UK movie chart, taking GBP9.8 million ($17 million) at the box office in its first weekend on...

11th April 2006 13:44



Gervais Lands Bafta Writing Nomination

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has been hailed for his comedy writing, with hit show EXTRAS earning a BAFTA Craft Awards nomination. The comic...

11th April 2006 13:44



Sesame Street To Promote Racial Tolerance

Enduring US kids TV show SESAME STREET is being exported to former warzone Kosovo in a bid to promote racial diversity. In 26 special episodes,...

11th April 2006 13:44



Kudrow: 'I'm Still Phoebe'

Former FRIENDS star LISA KUDROW has vowed to stay away from TV screens to give fans of the show more time to get over its dramatic end. The show...

11th April 2006 13:44



Electra Shocked By On Air Arousal

Former BAYWATCH star CARMEN ELECTRA could lose her Max Factor cosmetics contract after indulging in raunchy antics with a vibrating chair on a live...

11th April 2006 13:44



Tyler Plans Retirement

Movie beauty LIV TYLER is considering quitting acting for good, in favour of a quiet life in the countryside. The actress has only recently...

11th April 2006 13:44



Bez Turns Solo Star With Soccer Song

Former HAPPY MONDAYS star BEZ will release his first solo recording this summer (06) - an unofficial England World Cup soccer song. The dancer,...

11th April 2006 13:44



The Things They Say 1826

"When I was first starting out in the music industry, I was always coupled in the same sentence with JESSICA SIMPSON, BRITNEY SPEARS, and CHRISTINA...

11th April 2006 13:44



The Things They Say 1829

"Sometimes I wake up in my big-a** house and think, 'Wow, I did pretty well, didn't I?'" Actress JAIME PRESSLY is impressed with her success.

11th April 2006 17:24



Fascinating Fact 1364

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is joining SEAN COMBS, MOTORHEAD's LEMMY, CHEECH MARIN and FUN LOVIN' CRIMINALS star HUEY in lending a voice to...

11th April 2006 17:24



The Things They Say 1828

"He's nuts. No matter what we all say, he's nuts." AMERICAN IDOL judge RANDY JACKSON lifts the lid on the real SIMON COWELL.

11th April 2006 17:24



Cowell: 'I Miss Sharon'

AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL misses his former TV sparring partner SHARON OSBOURNE from their days on THE X FACTOR - and wishes he could work...

11th April 2006 17:59



Gorillaz Hint At Las Vegas Stint

LATEST: GORILLAZ mastermind DAMON ALBARN is planning to retire the animated band with a series of huge shows in entertainment mecca Las Vegas,...

11th April 2006 17:59



Beatles Catalogue To Be Digitally Released

THE BEATLES' entire back catalogue will soon be available for download - but only when each track has been digitally remastered to perfection. The...

11th April 2006 17:59



Pitney's Funeral Confirmed

LATEST: Pop singer GENE PITNEY's funeral will be held tomorrow morning (12APR06) in his home town of Somers, Connecticut. Pitney's body was flown...

11th April 2006 17:59



D-12 Rapper Proof Shot Dead

EMINEM ally and D-12 member PROOF was shot dead in Detroit, Michigan, this morning (11APR06). Proof - real name DESHAUN HOLTON - was declared dead...

11th April 2006 17:59



The Things They Say 1831

"Sometimes I wake up in my big-a** house and think, 'Wow, I did pretty well, didn't I?'" Actress JAIME PRESSLY is impressed with her success.

11th April 2006 17:59



Brad's Tattoo Blessing

Hollywood star BRAD PITT has found a novel way to protect adopted son MADDOX - he has had a Buddhist prayer tattooed on his lower back. The body...

11th April 2006 17:59



Fascinating Fact 1365

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is joining SEAN COMBS, MOTORHEAD's LEMMY, CHEECH MARIN and FUN LOVIN' CRIMINALS star HUEY in lending a voice to...

11th April 2006 17:59



Lost Star Andrews Slams Britain

LOST star NAVEEN ANDREWS has slammed his native Britain as "bloody awful" and "small-minded", and insists he'll never return to live there. ...

11th April 2006 17:59



Agassi Praised As 'Perfect Man'

Tennis ace ANDRE AGASSI has been praised as the perfect man by his wife STEFFI GRAF - despite her initial reluctance to date him. Graf reveals it...

11th April 2006 17:59



Abraham Faces Questioning After Motorcycle Crash

Bollywood star JOHN ABRAHAM faces police questioning over his weekend (08MAR06) motorcycle accident which left him injured in a Mumbai (Bombay)...

11th April 2006 17:59



Jolie Hits Out At Aniston

ANGELINA JOLIE has reportedly accused JENNIFER ANISTON of using an appearance on THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW last September (05) to turn the public...

11th April 2006 17:59



Stars Pay Tribute To Dana Reeve

LATEST: A host of stars paid tribute to CHRISTOPHER REEVE's brave wife DANA at a special memorial service in New York City yesterday (10APR06). The...

11th April 2006 17:59



Martin And Christensen Visit Baby Moses

LATEST: GWYNETH PALTROW has received a stream of celebrity visitors, including husband CHRIS MARTIN and supermodel HELENA CHRISTENSEN, since giving...

11th April 2006 17:59



The Things They Say 1830

"He's nuts. No matter what we all say, he's nuts." AMERICAN IDOL judge RANDY JACKSON lifts the lid on the real SIMON COWELL.

11th April 2006 17:59



Mouskouri: 'I Won't Fade Away'

Greek superstar NANA MOUSKOURI is ditching pop even though her voice is still strong, as she is determined to go out with a bang. The bespectacled...

11th April 2006 17:59



Terfel And Jenkins Nominated For Classical Brits

Scottish violinist NICOLA BENEDETTI, Welsh baritone BRYN TERFEL and composer KARL JENKINS have been nominated for two awards each at next month's...

11th April 2006 17:59



Tivo Cuts 60 Minutes To 15

Users of TiVo and other digital video recorders are being confounded by CBS's Sunday-night primetime schedule, which often is thrown out of whack...

11th April 2006 18:25



Nbc's "Sting" Ethics Questioned

Some journalists are questioning NBC News's ethics following its acknowledgment that it paid the organization Perverted Justice at least $100,000...

11th April 2006 18:25



Lauer Fetches $14-Million Annual Salary

He may not have garnered much attention during all the hoopla over Katie Couric's decision to leave the Today show to anchor the CBS Evening News...

11th April 2006 18:25



Ten Commandments Are More Like An 8.7

Part One of ABC's new version of The Ten Commandments posted so-so ratings for the network Monday night. The first hour, at 9:00 p.m., won its...

11th April 2006 18:25



Dying, Art Buchwald Ticks Off Favorite Death Scenes

Even though he reportedly is nearing death, Pulitzer Prize-winning satirist Art Buchwald, 80, is continuing to turn out his syndicated column, from...

11th April 2006 18:25



Dga Decries Proposed French Laws Permitting P2p Downloads

In an unusual step for an American union or guild, the Directors Guild of America has announced its opposition to legislation being proposed in...

11th April 2006 18:25



Ucla Newpaper Blasts Movie Download Plan

The student newspaper of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) has lambasted plans by five studios to sell movies over the Internet...

11th April 2006 18:25



Four Media Giants Oppose Sec Plan

The Walt Disney Co., NBC Universal, and the recently split Viacom companies, Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp., have registered their opposition to a...

11th April 2006 18:25



Xbox Game Console To Show Hdtv Trailers

Owners of Microsoft's game console Xbox 360 will be able to download trailers of Paramount's Mission: Impossible III and Nacho Libre and watch...

11th April 2006 18:25



Disney's Theatrical Unit Gets Nemo For A Song

Disney's marriage to Pixar took a new turn Monday when the company announced that it would be turning Finding Nemo into a musical. Unlike The Lion...

11th April 2006 18:25



Iraqi Tv Journalists Sending Families Abroad

Iraqi journalists working for NBC News (and presumably for other Western news organizations) are increasingly sending their families to Syria or...

11th April 2006 18:25



Cruise Attacks Psychiatric Drugs Again

TOM CRUISE is attacking those who prescribe psychiatric drugs again in the May (06) issue of men's style magazine GQ. The actor, who embarked on an...

11th April 2006 21:09



The Things They Say 1833

"People think that going to prison is a badge of honour... but they obviously never been inside." Houston, Texas rapper PIMP C regrets his time...

11th April 2006 21:09



Diddy Laughs Off Acne April Fool's Joke

Rap mogul SEAN COMBS has laughed off a practical joke by urban website SoHipHop, which claimed the star had an allergic reaction to a skin cream he...

11th April 2006 21:09



The Things They Say 1832

"They don't have my phone number." PINK insists she hasn't heard from PARIS HILTON, LINDSAY LOHAN or any of the other celebrities she lampoons in her...

11th April 2006 21:09



Nas And Rakim Plan Collaboration

Rappers NAS and RAKIM are planning to collaborate for the first time after chatting about the prospect of teaming up on record in an MTV interview. ...

11th April 2006 21:09



Songwriters Honoured By Hall Of Fame

THOM BELL, MAC DAVIS, WILL JENNINGS, SYLVIA MOY and HENRY COSBY are the latest inductees into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. The group will be...

11th April 2006 21:09



American Idol Caught Up In Another Scandal

TV talent show AMERICAN IDOL has been caught up in yet another scandal after it has been revealed finalist BUCKY COVINGTON duped police to spare his...

11th April 2006 21:09



Bon Jovi To Be Honoured For Charity Work

Rocker JON BON JOVI will be honoured, along with film-maker MARTIN SCORSESE, at HELP USA's annual Tribute Awards Dinner. The award ceremony...

11th April 2006 21:09



Abdul Makes Awkward Tv Appearance

AMERICAN IDOL judge PAULA ABDUL made an awkward appearance on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO on Monday night (10APR06), criticising the talk show...

11th April 2006 21:09



Family Services Visit Spears

BRITNEY SPEARS is at the centre of a Department Of Children And Family Services (DCFS) investigation after officials visited the pop star's home in...

11th April 2006 21:09



The Things They Say 1834

"He was found tied to the back of a taco truck in a not-so-great part of Los Angeles, so we call him TACO TRUCK THE RUNAWAY JUNKYARD RASCAL." Actress...

11th April 2006 21:09



Ape Actor Cheeta Turns 74

TARZAN's favourite chimpanzee, CHEETA, celebrated his 74th birthday with a Spanish film festival honour yesterday (10APR06). The movie star...

11th April 2006 21:09



Fascinating Fact 1367

Comedian JERRY SEINFELD owns over 500 pairs of mint condition white sneakers.

11th April 2006 21:09



Keaton Slams Baseball Owners

Hollywood star MICHAEL KEATON has angered bosses of the Pittsburgh Pirates, his local baseball team, by telling them how to run the club. The...

11th April 2006 21:09



Fascinating Fact 1366

WINNIE THE POOH received the 2,308th star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame on Tuesday (11APR06).

11th April 2006 21:09



Ritchie Senior: 'My Son Is Struggling But Won't Give Up'

GUY RITCHIE is determined not to quit directing despite the failure of his last two films, his father JOHN reveals. SWEPT AWAY and REVOLVER flopped...

11th April 2006 21:09



Gyllenhaal And Sarsgaard Engaged And Expecting

SECRETARY star MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL and actor PETER SARSGAARD are engaged and expecting a baby. The couple have been together for over four years. ...

11th April 2006 21:09



The Oc Bosses Dismiss Barton 'Speculation'

Bosses of THE OC have dismissed reports star MISCHA BARTON is going to quit the hit TV show as "rumour" and "speculation". The brunette beauty has...

11th April 2006 21:09



Longoria Tackles Immigration And Slavery In New Film

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA is tackling America's controversial immigration issues head on in a new film after learning that fellow...

11th April 2006 21:09


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