12th April 2006

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The Things They Say 1835

"Some MARVIN GAYE, some AL GREEN. The baby-making music." KEVIN FEDERLINE reveals what he and wife BRITNEY SPEARS listen to when they want to be...

12th April 2006 2:29



Cagle Says Happy Birthday To Pal Wallace's Girl

US racing car driver MIKE WALLACE served up a treat for his daughter LINDSEY's 21st birthday party yesterday (11APR06) - he booked country star CHRIS...

12th April 2006 2:29



Cowell Blames 'Mad' Abdul For Clashes

SIMON COWELL has blamed fellow AMERICAN IDOL panellist PAULA ABDUL for the string of rows on the TV talent show - because she's "mad". Outspoken...

12th April 2006 2:29



Georgia To Honour Its Music Heroes

REM, GREGG ALLMAN and JERMAINE DUPRI will be inducted into the Georgia Music Hall Of Fame later this year (06). The three acts, who all hail from...

12th April 2006 2:29



Stiller Makes Surprise Cameo In Beastie Boys Film

Actor BEN STILLER made an unexpected cameo in the BEASTIE BOYS new movie, when he was caught on camera dancing around and singing at one of their...

12th April 2006 2:29



Lil' Kim Plans To Track Down 10-Year-old Prison Pen Pal

LIL' KIM plans to launch a search for a kind-hearted 10-year-old girl who is helping her keep her spirits up in jail when she's released later this...

12th April 2006 2:29



Ordinary Boy Preston To Marry Reality Tv Girlfriend

ORDINARY BOYS frontman SAMUEL PRESTON has got engaged to his girlfriend CHANTELLE HOUGHTON, who he met on British reality TV show CELEBRITY BIG...

12th April 2006 2:29



Simpson's Showdown Down Under

ASHLEE SIMPSON was caught in an awkward love triangle when she was forced to attend an MTV press conference with ex-boyfriend RYAN CABRERA's new...

12th April 2006 2:29



Durst Posts Anti-borland Song On Blog

LATEST: LIMP BIZKIT frontman FRED DURST has further blasted former bandmate WES BORLAND for announcing the premature demise of the band - in a new...

12th April 2006 2:29



Spears Cleared In Mystery Child Services Probe

LATEST: Officials at Los Angeles' Department Of Children And Family Services (DCFS) have closed their investigation into the welfare of BRITNEY...

12th April 2006 2:29



Fascinating Fact 1368

LOST star EVANGELINE LILLY is a former Sunday school teacher and always carries a Bible with her.

12th April 2006 2:29



Romijn Regrets Helping O'connell Become The Bachelor

X-MEN star REBECCA ROMIJN regrets helping her future brother-in-law CHARLIE O'CONNELL search for love on reality TV show THE BACHELOR, because of his...

12th April 2006 2:29



The Things They Say 1837

"NICOLE KIDMAN is extraordinary. RUSSELL CROWE is very good as well, though I know he has some problems. I understand SHARON STONE has a new film...

12th April 2006 2:29



Dukes Cast Reunite For Festival Performance

The cast of cult TV show THE DUKES OF HAZZARD are to perform together for the first time at the annual Dukesfest in June (06). JOHN SCHNEIDER and...

12th April 2006 2:29



Flatley Faced Cancer Scare After Tv Chat

Irish dancer MICHAEL FLATLEY will never tire of TV interviews after one saved his life. The LORD OF THE DANCE star was watching one of his...

12th April 2006 2:29



Survivor Winner Held In Protective Custody

SURVIVOR winner RICHARD HATCH is being held in protective custody apart from other inmates until his sentencing later this month (APR06) on tax...

12th April 2006 2:29



Baldwin Slams 'Dumb' Hilton For Making Sex Tape

Actor ALEC BALDWIN has slammed socialite PARIS HILTON for making a sex tape with RICK SALOMON, insisting she was "dumb" and should have known...

12th April 2006 2:29



More Details Emerge About Lopez Lawsuit

LATEST: Full details of JENNIFER LOPEZ's lawsuit against her first ex-husband OJANI NOA have been released - she's suing him for breach of...

12th April 2006 2:29



Brown Faces Another Da Vinci Code Plagiarism Claim

Author DAN BROWN has been accused of plagiarism in THE DA VINCI CODE just days after he was cleared in London's High Court of similar allegations. ...

12th April 2006 2:29



The Things They Say 1836

"We've heard RUSSELL (CROWE) wants to have a night out with us while we're here, so, if you speak to him, tell him we're up for it." THE DARKNESS...

12th April 2006 2:29



Williams Signs Up For Cell Phone Venture

British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS is hoping to keep in touch with his fans thanks to a new mobile phone venture. The ANGELS singer has teamed up...

12th April 2006 2:29



The Things They Say 1839

"If you're going out with a porn star, in a weird way, it's safer. At least you know where you stand... I always use a rubber (condom), but I don't...

12th April 2006 9:24



Lil' Kim's Christmas Karaoke

Incarcerated rapper LIL' KIM had an embarrassing Christmas behind bars last year (05) - her fellow inmates belted out her hits during a festive...

12th April 2006 9:24



The Things They Say 1838

"Do you think TERI HATCHER is that desperate of a housewife?" AMERICAN IDOL judge PAULA ABDUL's response to being asked about host RYAN SEACREST and...

12th April 2006 9:24



Soccer Star Dempsey Records World Cup Anthem

US soccer star CLINT DEMPSEY is planning a rap career after recording a new anthem for sportswear firm Nike. The New England Revolution midfielder...

12th April 2006 9:24



Finding Nemo Becomes Musical

FINDING NEMO is the latest Disney animated film to be transformed into a musical. The all-new production will open at Walt Disney World in Orlando,...

12th April 2006 9:24



Flaming Lips Pen Love Song For Stefani

THE FLAMING LIPS have composed a new song dedicated to GWEN STEFANI - the quirky trio all have crushes on the expectant mother. The rockers were...

12th April 2006 9:24



Flea's Blood Sugar Flashbacks

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist FLEA experiences emotional flashbacks whenever he visits producer RICK RUBIN at his California mansion - because it is...

12th April 2006 9:24



Federline Will Not Allow Children To Perform

BRITNEY SPEARS' husband KEVIN FEDERLINE has vowed he will not allow his children to go into showbusiness until they learn proper moral values. The...

12th April 2006 9:24



Minogue To Headline Glastonbury

Australian pop star KYLIE MINOGUE has been offered the chance to headline England's Glastonbury music festival in 2007 - two years after she was...

12th April 2006 9:24



Eminem: 'Bizarre Is Ok'

LATEST: Hip-hop star EMINEM has assured fans his D-12 bandmate BIZARRE is fine, after their close friend PROOF was murdered in a Detroit, Michigan...

12th April 2006 9:24



Fascinating Fact 1369

Actor JON HEDER's frizzy red afro in NAPOLEON DYNAMITE wasn't planned - it was the result of two perms, bleaching and intense exposure to the sun...

12th April 2006 9:24



Romijn's Crazy Christmas Celebration

Actress REBECCA ROMIJN and fiance JERRY O'CONNELL decided to plan a wacky Christmas celebration when their families met for the first time last year...

12th April 2006 9:24



The Things They Say 1840

"I just picked something up and I knew at that moment she was pregnant... She did the whole stick test; I think she just touched the box and they all...

12th April 2006 9:24



Trump's Reality Women Scared Away From Show By Jealous Exes

The producers of IVANA TRUMP's new reality TV show were forced to scour America for the right older woman seeking a younger lover, because many...

12th April 2006 9:24



Azaria Consulted His Psychiatrist On Role

Actor HANK AZARIA went to his personal psychiatrist for career advice when he was auditioning for the role as a psychiatrist in the TV series HUFF. ...

12th April 2006 9:24



Mormon Heder Avoids Hollywood Limelight

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star JON HEDER is desperately trying to stay true to his strict Mormon upbringing, despite of his new found fame. The actor is...

12th April 2006 9:24



Lost Star Wants Johansson's Career

LOST actress EVANGELINE LILLY is hoping to emulate SCARLETT JOHANSSON when she eventually turns to film when the hit show closes. The 26-year-old...

12th April 2006 9:24



Garner Dreading Alias Childbirth

JENNIFER GARNER is terrified about her upcoming onscreen childbirth in ALIAS - even though she has been through labour for real. The actress, who...

12th April 2006 9:24



Baldwin Bolts Sex Shop Scrap

LATEST: Hollywood actor STEPHEN BALDWIN is selling his $3.4 million (GBP1.9 million) mansion in Nyack, New York State, after failing in his campaign...

12th April 2006 9:24



Muhammad Ali Sells Name And Likeness Rights

Boxing icon MUHAMMAD ALI has sold the lucrative marketing rights to his name and likeness for $50 million (GBP29 million). The former heavyweight...

12th April 2006 13:44



Fascinating Fact 1371

The BON JOVI stroller - designed by JON BON JOVI and TICO TORRES - is the latest must-have pram for celebrity babies in Hollywood.

12th April 2006 13:44



Williams The Godfather

British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS has been asked to be godfather to his childhood pal and TV presenter JONATHAN WILKES' baby. The ANGELS hitmaker,...

12th April 2006 13:44



Fascinating Fact 1370

Big-hearted pop star CRAIG DAVID has donated $87,000 (GBP50,000) to cancer charity the Raz Gold Foundation as a tribute to his late grandmother.

12th April 2006 13:44



Arab Strap Robbed

Scottish band ARAB STRAP have lost thousands of dollars in cash after a robber made off with their tour manager's purse. The group, comprising...

12th April 2006 13:44



Electra: 'I Couldn't Afford To Be A Pussycat Doll'

Actress CARMEN ELECTRA had to ditch her career with THE PUSSYCAT DOLLS, because they couldn't afford to meet her financial needs. The busty former...

12th April 2006 13:44



Albarn: 'I'll Never Forget Coxon'

British rocker DAMON ALBARN regrets falling out with ex-BLUR bandmate GRAHAM COXON - and wishes they could play a gig together to bring their...

12th April 2006 13:44



Davies Urges Mccartney To Go Extreme

THE KINKS frontman RAY DAVIES is desperate to see SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY move away from middle-of-the-road music and produce something extreme. The...

12th April 2006 13:44



Doherty's Court No-show

Troubled British rocker PETE DOHERTY has missed his scheduled court appearance today (12APR06) after being delayed in France. The singer was...

12th April 2006 13:44



Primal Scream Frontman Rejects Nazi Tag

PRIMAL SCREAM singer BOBBY GILLESPIE has laughed off accusations he has Right-wing sympathies. The SWASTIKA EYES frontman appeared to give a Nazi...

12th April 2006 13:44



Village People 'Cop' To Stand Trial For Drugs

LATEST: Former VILLAGE PEOPLE singer VICTOR EDWARD WILLIS will stand trial on drug-related charges following his arrest last month (MAR06). The...

12th April 2006 13:44



Fascinating Fact 1372

BBC Radio 4 stalwart SUE LAWLEY has decided to end her 18-year stint presenting popular show DESERT ISLAND DISCS. The host will retire from themed...

12th April 2006 13:44



Soul: 'I Need To Shape Up'

STARSKY AND HUTCH star DAVID SOUL is thrilled he is allowed to smoke on stage in the London stage production of MACK AND MABEL, because he adores the...

12th April 2006 13:44



Hopper's Pop Art Loss

Actor-turned-artist DENNIS HOPPER is still devastated the collapse of his five marriages, because his ex-wives took most of his beloved pop art...

12th April 2006 13:44



Indian Film Legend Dies

Indian screen legend RAJKUMAR has died of a heart attack. The star of over 200 movies passed away in Bangalore. He was 77. Rajkumar was one of the...

12th April 2006 13:44



Mckellen: 'I Was Wrong About Elijah'

SIR IAN MCKELLEN originally criticised the casting of American stars ELIJAH WOOD and SEAN ASTIN as hobbits in THE LORD OF THE RINGS, because he...

12th April 2006 13:44



Dangerous Kidd Eyes 007 Role

Supermodel JODIE KIDD is convinced she should be the next Bond girl because she is more than capable of performing her own stunts. The 27-year-old...

12th April 2006 13:44



Bean Turns His Back On Hollywood

NORTH COUNTRY star SEAN BEAN is relieved to be returning to British TV, because has grown sick of the "bulls**t" he encounters in Hollywood on a...

12th April 2006 13:44



Tyson Quits Rehab

Former boxing champion MIKE TYSON has stormed out of a rehabilitation centre just days after starting therapy for cocaine addiction. The...

12th April 2006 13:44



Mckellen: 'I Doubted Lord Of The Rings'

British actor SIR IAN MCKELLEN was convinced THE LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy would flop spectacularly, because the movies seemed like nothing more than...

12th April 2006 13:44



Simpson And Veronicas Lead Mtv AVMA Winners

American pop star ASHLEE SIMPSON and newcomers THE VERONICAS were the big winners at the MTV Australian Video Music Awards (AVMAs) today (12APR06),...

12th April 2006 17:09



Proof Shot Second Gun Victim?

LATEST: Slain rapper PROOF has been accused of starting the gun battle which led to his death at a Detroit, Michigan nightclub yesterday (11APR06). ...

12th April 2006 17:09



Swedish Film-makers Win Tv Lawsuit

Two Swedish film-makers have successfully sued a TV channel for interrupting their movies with commercial breaks. An appeals court in capital...

12th April 2006 17:09



Macrobiotic Brook Desperate For Burgers

British actress KELLY BROOK is the latest star to convert to an all-natural macrobiotic diet - but she has failed to kick her love of...

12th April 2006 17:09



Hall Caught Virus From Son

Texan model JERRY HALL caught the incurable Epstein-Barr virus from her own son - after nursing him back to health when he was suffering from it. ...

12th April 2006 17:09



Roberts Humbled By Play

Oscar-winning actress JULIA ROBERTS has been so humbled by her New York theatre debut, she feels like a young wannabe actress again. The...

12th April 2006 17:09



Radcliffe Portrait Sets National Portrait Gallery Record

HARRY POTTER actor DANIEL RADCLIFFE has become the youngest non-royal to have an individual portrait displayed in London's prestigious National...

12th April 2006 17:09



Spelling Divorce To Be Finalised

LATEST: Actress TORI SPELLING and husband CHARLIE SHANIAN are officially divorced, according to court papers. The former BEVERLY HILLS 90210 star...

12th April 2006 17:09



Martin Sheen To Enrol At Irish University

MARTIN SHEEN will turn his back on acting in favour of education when he enrolls at Ireland's Galway University next autumn (07). The APOCALYPSE...

12th April 2006 17:09



Simpson Denies Breach Of Contract

LATEST: Actress/singer JESSICA SIMPSON has vowed to fight a $100 million (GBP55 million) lawsuit filed by a clothing company, after she allegedly...

12th April 2006 17:09



The Things They Say 1841

"I'm not going to lie. I've never kissed a girl before, so that was a lot more awkward. But she was maybe one of the best kissers." MANDY MOORE...

12th April 2006 17:09



Cocker's Cursing Campaign

PULP singer JARVIS COCKER is championing swearing in song lyrics because he believes, when done correctly, turning the air blue is "big and...

12th April 2006 17:09



Ll Cool J To Write Fitness Manual

Rapper LL COOL J is set to storm the world of fitness with the release his own training guide, called PLATINUM BODY. The toned star, real name...

12th April 2006 17:09



Rocker's Acting Break

ANTHRAX rocker SCOTT IAN has landed his acting debut, playing an evil bodyguard in TV show DEADWOOD. The guitarist was cast because of his mean...

12th April 2006 17:09



Abdul Accuses Seacrest Of Fuming Over Rolling Stone Snub

AMERICAN IDOL judge PAULA ABDUL claims the talent show's host RYAN SEACREST is furious he wasn't asked to pose alongside the judges on the front...

12th April 2006 17:09



Albarn's Ageing Supergroup

DAMON ALBARN is already planning his first post-GORILLAZ project - a supergroup made of ageing rock veterans. Albarn - who this week revealed the...

12th April 2006 17:09



Ice Age Melts The Competition In Britain

Ice Age: The Meltdown raked in a stunning $17.11 million in its debut at the British box office over the weekend, more than all other films in the...

12th April 2006 18:27



Video Dealers And Game Merchants To Combine

The Video Software Dealers Association (VSDA) and the Interactive Entertainment Merchants Association (IEMA) announced Tuesday that they plan to...

12th April 2006 18:27



Russian Historian Says He Thought Up The Da Vinci Code

Only days after a British court rejected a lawsuit by two writers who claimed that author Dan Brown had plagiarized their writings in The Da Vinci...

12th April 2006 18:27



Snakes On A Plane: The Cult

New Line's Snakes on a Plane, due to open on Aug. 18, has already produced an avid cult, "the first cult following created entirely by a movie's...

12th April 2006 18:27



Iger: Disney's Controversies Are "Behind Us"

Disney chief Robert Iger has suggested that the controversies that have plagued the company in recent years are now "largely behind us, if not...

12th April 2006 18:27



Disney's Iger Avoiding The Pitfalls Of The Music Business

Disney chief Robert Iger said Tuesday that the decision to explore new online avenues for distributing ABC and Disney Channel programs was...

12th April 2006 18:27



Fired Cbs News Producer Charges Racism

A veteran African-American CBS News producer has filed a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charging that she was...

12th April 2006 18:27



More Ethical Than Thou?

The Los Angeles Times has taken a swipe at corporate sibling KTLA, Los Angeles in an article posted on its TV industry blog Channel Island,...

12th April 2006 18:27



Producers Court Emmy Early For Everybody Hates Chris

Hoping to reignite the buzz surrounding Chris Rock's Everybody Hates Chris, the producers of the UPN show, CBS Paramount Network Television, are...

12th April 2006 18:27



Ratings Dribble Down For Ncaa Basketball Contest

In the latest demonstration that sports on broadcast TV ain't what they used to be, the weekly Nielsen ratings indicated that the final game of the...

12th April 2006 18:27



Idol Running On Mercury

Although Washington Post TV writer Lisa de Moraes commented today (Wednesday) that she could hear "Puff! Puff! Puff! Puff -- the sound of Freddie...

12th April 2006 18:27



Durst To Make Directorial Debut

Rocker FRED DURST will make his feature directorial debut on the independent film THE EDUCATION OF CHARLIE BANKS. The story centres on a Vassar...

12th April 2006 21:24



Albarn: 'I Don't Want To Be The Star'

GORILLAZ creator DAMON ALBARN is happier than ever working behind the scenes with the animated hitmakers, because he found being a frontman difficult...

12th April 2006 21:24



Checker, Redding And Gordy Set For Top R+b Honours

CHUBBY CHECKER, the late OTIS REDDING and Motown Records founder BERRY GORDY will be among those honoured at the 14th annual R+B Foundation Pioneer...

12th April 2006 21:24



Alice In Chains Plan European Invasion

Rockers ALICE IN CHAINS have lined up their first European tour in a decade, their first dates outside the US since the 2002 drug overdose of singer...

12th April 2006 21:24



Spears Slams Child Endangerment Allegations

LATEST: BRITNEY SPEARS has blasted reports her son SEAN PRESTON was in any type of physical danger, issuing a statement that nothing improper took...

12th April 2006 21:24



Youngest Pointer Sister Loses Cancer Battle At 52

JUNE POINTER, the youngest of the POINTER SISTERS, lost her battle with cancer yesterday (11APR06) in Los Angeles. She was 52. According to a...

12th April 2006 21:24



Fascinating Fact 1374

MEN IN BLACK star WILL SMITH is set to star in new action thriller GREENBACKS, about an American who stumbles across a plot to destabilise the...

12th April 2006 21:24



Scott Joins The Company

GLADIATOR director RIDLEY SCOTT will team-up with US cable network TNT to create a six-part mini-series based on ROBERT LITTELL's best-selling book...

12th April 2006 21:24



The Things They Say 1842

"I couldn't believe my dumb luck, so I was giddy the whole time." Actress CATHERINE KEENER on working with FRANCES MCDORMAND, JENNIFER ANISTON and...

12th April 2006 21:24



Queen Latifah To Star As Welfare Queen

QUEEN LATIFAH will star in WELFARE QUEEN, a fact-based story of a woman who scammed the welfare system out of a fortune. This is the first film her...

12th April 2006 21:24



Benson Fights To Save Her Marriage

Pin-up-turned-poker ace ANNA BENSON has decided to give her marriage to US baseball star KRIS BENSON another chance after announcing their...

12th April 2006 21:24



Douglas Likes Romantic Role Play

WALL STREET star MICHAEL DOUGLAS likes to spice things up in the bedroom with wife CATHERINE ZETA-JONES by pretending he's actor RICHARD BURTON. ...

12th April 2006 21:24



Sutherland Reveals '24' Movie Plans

Hollywood actor KIEFER SUTHERLAND has confirmed popular TV drama 24 is to hit the big screen. Sutherland, who plays federal agent JACK BAUER on the...

12th April 2006 21:24



Spade Slams Locklear Rumours

Comedian DAVID SPADE has rubbished reports he is dating actress HEATHER LOCKLEAR, insisting the two are just friends. Locklear announced she was...

12th April 2006 21:24



Brosnan Speaks Out Over Bond Snub

Former 007 star PIERCE BROSNAN has launched another angry tirade at JAMES BOND bosses, slamming them as "a**es". The Irishman, who played the suave...

12th April 2006 21:24



Roberts Struggles To Leave Kids

JULIA ROBERTS refused a string of lucrative films offers to spend time with her twin babies, until director JOE MANTELLO persuaded her to make her...

12th April 2006 21:24



Jolie Has Special Reason To Give Birth In Namibia

ANGELINA JOLIE has a special reason to give birth to her first natural baby in Namibia, despite malaria threats and other concerns - it's where she...

12th April 2006 21:24



Fascinating Fact 1373

Canadian singer/songwriter DANIEL POWTER recorded his self-titled debut album in his Vancouver apartment for less than $6000 (GBP3,430) and taped the...

12th April 2006 21:24



Latin Grammys Make New York Debut

The seventh annual Latin Grammy Awards will make their New York City debut on 2 November (06). The show will air live from Madison Square Garden...

12th April 2006 21:24



Rascal Flatts Take Their Gang To Number One

RASCAL FLATTS have joined the country superstars after charging to the top of the US album charts with one of the biggest hits of 2006 so far. The...

12th April 2006 21:24



Madonna Shows Sell Out

MADONNA's upcoming Confessions summer (06) tour is proving to be one of the world's biggest tickets - 29 dates are sell-outs. The pop superstar's...

12th April 2006 21:24


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