18th April 2006

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Iggy Reforms The Stooges For Album

IGGY POP has reformed THE STOOGES and is working on the group's first album since 1973. The punk icons are working on a new record in Florida with...

18th April 2006 2:33



Madonna Tour To Feature Disco Crucifix?

Pop star MADONNA is having a massive "disco-fied" crucifix made as one of the centrepieces for her upcoming tour. The LIKE A PRAYER singer has...

18th April 2006 2:33



Ludacris Blasts Opinionated Oprah

Rapper LUDACRIS has lashed out at media mogul OPRAH WINFREY for initially refusing to have him on her TV talk show and then publicly lecturing him...

18th April 2006 2:33



The Game: 'Court Absence Wasn't My Fault'

LATEST: Rapper THE GAME has hit out at his arrest warrant for skipping a court appearance, insisting he never received the summons. The HOW WE DO...

18th April 2006 2:33



Jackson Abuse Lawsuit Dismissed

Pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON will not face further sexual abuse charges after a New Orleans judge dismissed fresh allegations. US District Judge...

18th April 2006 2:33



George Michael Admits Three-car Crash

LATEST: Former WHAM! star GEORGE MICHAEL has admitted crashing into three parked cars in North London and will be quizzed by police. The pop star,...

18th April 2006 2:33



Thornton And Bates In Candid Oscars Chat

BILLY BOB THORNTON realised a career-long dream recently when he interviewed pal KATHY BATES for OPRAH WINFREY's TV show. The two Oscar winners got...

18th April 2006 2:33



Manilow, Dion And Cohen Set To Appear In Ocean's Thirteen

Music legends BARRY MANILOW and CELINE DION and British comedian SACHA BARON COHEN are among the big names in talks to appear in the latest sequel to...

18th April 2006 2:33



Spencer Remembered By West Wing Co-stars

The stars of THE WEST WING are still struggling to come to terms with the death of co-star JOHN SPENCER after his character's funeral aired in...

18th April 2006 2:33



Cruise Fights Off Colds Thanks To Scientology

TOM CRUISE credits his Scientology studies for helping him fight off colds and other common ailments. The movie star claims the "tools" of...

18th April 2006 2:33



Parkinson's Disease Makes Fox Rethink His Acting Skills

BACK TO THE FUTURE star MICHAEL J FOX is convinced his Parkinson's Disease has made him a better actor because his performances are simpler. The...

18th April 2006 2:33



Streep Defends Lohan

Actress MERYL STREEP has lashed out at media reports her PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION co-star LINDSAY LOHAN's hard-partying ways interfere with her...

18th April 2006 2:33



Oprah + Aniston Mock Wedding Reports

OPRAH WINFREY invited pal JENNIFER ANISTON to call into her TV show recently so the pair could address incorrect rumours the media mogul was planning...

18th April 2006 2:33



Jolie's Security Boss Gets Tough With Paparazzi

LATEST: ANGELINA JOLIE's longtime bodyguard MICKEY BRETT has sent a chilling message to the paparazzi who are stalking the actress at her Namibian...

18th April 2006 2:33



Fascinating Fact 1396

EARTH, WIND + FIRE founder MAURICE WHITE and choreographer MAURICE HINES are the brains behind a new Broadway dance music extravaganza, called HOT...

18th April 2006 2:33



Stone Roses And Happy Mondays Star In Religious Parade

Songs by THE STONE ROSES and HAPPY MONDAYS wowed crowds in the bands' native Manchester, England, on Good Friday (14APR06) when they featured in a...

18th April 2006 2:33



Federline Nearly Had Gangster Life

BRITNEY SPEARS' husband KEVIN FEDERLINE was terrified he would be caught up in a gangster life, after seeing his friends get shot or jailed for...

18th April 2006 2:33



Dolly Cooks Up A Treat With New Cookbook

Country queen DOLLY PARTON is cooking up a treat for fans to boost the coffers of her favourite charity. Parton has revealed her favourite recipes...

18th April 2006 2:33



Montgomery Awaits Court Date

LATEST: Country star JOHN MICHAEL MONTGOMERY will have to wait for his day in court after the prosecution in his drink driving case asked for a...

18th April 2006 2:33



Fascinating Fact 1397

Actress EVA LONGORIA has five babies that alternate playing her new baby girl LILY on DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, including triplets and one set of twins.

18th April 2006 2:33



Burstyn's Quest For A Replacement Oscar

Movie veteran ELLEN BURSTYN is keen for one more Oscar so she can replace her tarnished statuette. THE EXORCIST star, 73, won a Best Actress...

18th April 2006 2:33



The Things They Say 1865

"It makes me pee." MICHAEL J FOX on the latest green tea medication aimed at halting the progression of Parkinson's Disease.

18th April 2006 2:33



Hatcher Happy About Non-sexy Roles

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star TERI HATCHER is thrilled she's not getting sexy roles anymore, because she prefers playing the "girl next door." The...

18th April 2006 2:33



Daniels Goes Incognito When Travelling Through America

JEFF DANIELS rarely gets recognised when he's touring America in his mobile home, because fellow motorists never expect to see a movie star pumping...

18th April 2006 9:24



Bardot: 'Eating Wastes Time'

French film star BRIGITTE BARDOT doesn't eat very much - because she finds eating a waste of time. The actress and animal rights activist only eats...

18th April 2006 9:24



Lohan Confided In Co-star Streep

Actress LINDSAY LOHAN looked to her PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION co-star MERYL STREEP for dating advice while the pair were filming together. The...

18th April 2006 9:24



Cross Wanted To Be Desperate Housewives Narrator

Actress MARCIA CROSS read the first script for hit TV show DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES and immediately yearned to play the show's narrator MARY ALICE YOUNG,...

18th April 2006 9:24



Flockhart And Griffith To Play Sisters In New Tv Series

Former ALLY MCBEAL star CALISTA FLOCKHART is back among TV's top earners thanks to a new series in which she'll star opposite SIX FEET UNDER actress...

18th April 2006 9:24



Mctiernan Pleads Guilty In Wiretapping Case

LATEST: Hollywood film-maker JOHN MCTIERNAN has pleaded guilty to lying to an FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) agent about hiring private...

18th April 2006 9:24



Ll Cool J Finds Fashion Inspiration At Soccer Game

Rapper LL COOL J was inspired to start designing clothes after chatting with a fashion executive at his daughter's soccer game. The rapper - real...

18th April 2006 9:24



Madonna's Children Design Handbags For Charity

MADONNA's children ROCCO and LOURDES have decorated handbags for fashion house Celine that will be auctioned off for charity next month (MAY06). ...

18th April 2006 9:24



U2 Lyric Is Britain's Number One

U2 have written Britain's favourite pop lyric - beating rival rockers BOB DYLAN, BOB MARLEY, THE BEATLES and DAVID BOWIE in a new poll. The line,...

18th April 2006 9:24



Shakira To Headline Soccer Final

Colombian pop beauty SHAKIRA has been confirmed as the headliner at this year's (06) soccer World Cup in Germany, performing alongside hip-hop star...

18th April 2006 9:24



Westlife In Five Album Deal

Irish crooners WESTLIFE are on the brink of securing a GBP8.75 million (GBP5 million) deal each to record another five albums. The FLYING WITHOUT...

18th April 2006 9:24



Toby Keith's Curling Dreams

Country star TOBY KEITH has his sights set on Winter Olympics gold after discovering he's a curling natural. The I LOVE THIS BAR singer is hoping...

18th April 2006 9:24



Strokes And Dead Boys To Pay Tribute To Ramone

The STROKES and the DEAD BOYS will team up to perform at a tribute to late RAMONES legend JOEY RAMONE next month (MAY06). The Joey Ramone Birthday...

18th April 2006 9:24



Elton John's Clothes Sale Raises Thousands

LATEST: SIR ELTON JOHN's annual sale of his wardrobe cast-offs has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to help combat AIDS. A spokeswoman for...

18th April 2006 9:24



Fascinating Fact 1399

EVA LONGORIA worked as a corporate headhunter making $200,000 (GBP114,000) a year in Los Angeles while trying to land her big acting break.

18th April 2006 9:24



Willis Keen On Moonlighting Movie

BRUCE WILLIS wants to see a movie version of his classic '80s TV series MOONLIGHTING - but he'd never star in it himself. The hardman made his name...

18th April 2006 9:24



The Things They Say 1866

"What are you going to call the story? LADY AND THE TRAMP?" Actress LINDSAY LOHAN, joking about the May (06) cover story in W magazine featuring...

18th April 2006 9:24



Williams Glad Women Can Hear Phone Camera Perverts

ROBIN WILLIAMS applauds the latest mobile phone technology because now women will know when lusty men take photographs of their underwear. The...

18th April 2006 9:24



Fascinating Fact 1398

SHARON STONE has just bought a lavish $11 million (GBP6.28 million) mansion from the guy who paid $22.5 million (GBP12.8 million) for JENNIFER...

18th April 2006 9:24



Fonda Returns To Broadway

Actress JANE FONDA will return to the Broadway, New York, stage for one night only with a reading of EVE ENSLER's NECESSARY TARGETS. The...

18th April 2006 9:24



Jackson Confirms New Management Deal

LATEST: MICHAEL JACKSON has confirmed his new manager is English music mogul GUY HOLMES. Jackson has signed a record deal with Two Seas Records,...

18th April 2006 13:26



Graduate Author Penniless

The author of movie classic THE GRADUATE is completely broke and faces eviction from his home, after missing out on the millions the 1967 film...

18th April 2006 13:26



Oscars Move Back To February

The Academy Awards will take place in February again next year (07), after the 2006 ceremony was moved back a week to avoid clashing with the last...

18th April 2006 13:26



Indian Gangster Abandons Film Block Legal Action

LATEST: Alleged Indian gangster ABU SALEM has abandoned his attempt to prevent the release of a Bollywood film he claimed would affect his chances of...

18th April 2006 13:26



Connery And Connolly Team Up For Soccer Glory

Scottish legends SIR SEAN CONNERY and BILLY CONNOLLY are making plans to buy a soccer team in their native country. MRS BROWN star Connolly...

18th April 2006 13:26



Cruise's Sonograms Ruled 'Dangerous'

LATEST: Controversial actor TOM CRUISE has infuriated health experts again after he admitted he performed sonograms on his pregnant fiancee KATIE...

18th April 2006 13:26



Farrell And Narain Resolve Sex Tape Battle

Irish actor COLIN FARRELL and his former lover NICOLE NARAIN have reportedly reached an agreement in their sex tape battle. The ALEXANDER star, 29,...

18th April 2006 13:26



Gordy's Motown Musical Set To Debut

AIN'T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH, a Motown musical created by the soul label's founder BERRY GORDY, will have its world premiere in Los Angeles next...

18th April 2006 13:26



Hard Day's Suit

A suit worn by JOHN LENNON in THE BEATLES movie A HARD DAY'S NIGHT is being sold on a pop memorabilia website for $100,000 (GBP55,000). Wealthy...

18th April 2006 13:26



Michael's Behaviour Upset Film-maker During China Doc

Eighties band WHAM! infuriated Scottish film-maker LINDSAY ANDERSON with their "inflated egos" during the making of a 1984 documentary in China. ...

18th April 2006 13:26



Eminem Urged To Claim His Money

Hip-hop star EMINEM is being urged by Michigan's Treasury Department to claim his forgotten property. The US state has published a list of people,...

18th April 2006 13:26



Lennon's Sons Poised For New Musical Battle?

JOHN LENNON's sons JULIAN and SEAN look set to reignite their long-running feud with a new chart battle - after both announcing plans to release...

18th April 2006 13:26



Great White Manager Writes To Relatives Of Fire Victims

GREAT WHITE's former tour manager, who in February (06) plead guilty to 100 counts of involuntary manslaughter relating to a nightclub fire, has...

18th April 2006 13:26



Ashanti Tells Of Her Horror At Fatal Cousin Crash

LATEST: R+B singer ASHANTI has spoken of her heartbreak following the death of her cousin in a car accident in South Africa over the weekend...

18th April 2006 13:26



Fascinating Fact 1400

Fashion designer OSCAR DE LA RENTA has a tiny chapel on his lavish estate in the Dominican Republic, where he attends mass every Sunday. The fashion...

18th April 2006 13:26



The Things They Say 1868

"I'm the most likely to get bounced off the project." LUKE WILSON is far from convinced he'll last the distance as BOBBY EWING in the upcoming DALLAS...

18th April 2006 13:26



Grant: 'Ugly Streisand Inspired Me'

British actor RICHARD E GRANT credits BARBRA STREISAND and DONALD SUTHERLAND with fuelling his action ambitions, because their success encouraged him...

18th April 2006 13:26



The Things They Say 1867

"They gave us huge sections of the city to shoot in and they'd turn on the lights on the city for us." TOM CRUISE loved shooting MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE...

18th April 2006 13:26



Zellweger Upsets Hong Kong Ladies

Fashion fans in Hong Kong are cursing RENEE ZELLWEGER after she prompted the closure of one of the city's best kept secrets. Women have been...

18th April 2006 13:26



Etheridge And Partner Expecting Baby

Singer MELISSA ETHERIDGE and her partner TAMMY LYNN MICHAELS are expecting twins this autumn (06), after Michaels underwent a successful artificial...

18th April 2006 17:19



Second Man Dies In Proof Shooting Case

LATEST: A second shooting victim in the incident which claimed the life of D-12 rapper PROOF died in hospital this morning (18APR06). Army veteran...

18th April 2006 17:19



Capote Exhibition For Alabama

Late writer TRUMAN CAPOTE has inspired a new permanent exhibition in Monroeville, Alabama, where rare photographs and a collection of his letters...

18th April 2006 17:19



Longoria Jealous Of Sheridan's Rock

Latina beauty EVA LONGORIA has been begging her boyfriend TONY PARKER to buy her a huge diamond ring, after seeing her DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES co-star...

18th April 2006 17:19



Hartnett And Johansson's 'Tantric' Loving

Hollywood hunk JOSH HARTNETT has hinted he enjoys lengthy Tantric sex sessions with his stunning girlfriend SCARLETT JOHANSSON. The SIN CITY star...

18th April 2006 17:19



Smith Thrilled With Clerks Ii

KEVIN SMITH insists the forthcoming sequel to his 1994 cult comedy CLERKS is the best movie he has ever made. After a mixed response to his last...

18th April 2006 17:19



New Bond Villain Announced

Little-known Italian actor CLAUDIO SANTAMARIA has been cast as the new villain in upcoming Bond film CASINO ROYALE. Santamaria, who will play a...

18th April 2006 17:19



Phillips Slams 'Retarded' La Residents

Socialite/actress BIJOU PHILLIPS misses her hometown of New York, because she finds the residents in Los Angeles "retarded". The ALMOST FAMOUS...

18th April 2006 17:19



Gervais: 'I Leaked Wrong Names To The Press'

RICKY GERVAIS has confessed to deliberately leaking the names of A-list stars rumoured to be appearing in the next series of his comedy series...

18th April 2006 17:19



Censored Syriana Shows In Uae

GEORGE CLOONEY's Oscar-winning oil thriller SYRIANA premiered in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) last week (ends14APR06) - after director STEVEN...

18th April 2006 17:19



Cruise Opinion Poll Scandal

American magazine Parade has thrown out the results of a TOM CRUISE opinion poll, after they grew suspicious of the surprising landslide majority. ...

18th April 2006 17:19



David's Indecent Proposal

CRAIG DAVID has offered to help sexy GIRLS ALOUD member NADINE COYLE forget about her DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES boyfriend JESSE METCALFE, following...

18th April 2006 17:19



Pussycat Dolls Join The Toy Box

Pop group THE PUSSYCAT DOLLS are set to become real-life dolls - toy firm Hasbro are creating plastic figurines of the sexy six-piece. Likenesses...

18th April 2006 17:19



Madonna Prays That Fans Confess

Superstar MADONNA wants fans to reveal their private thoughts in confessional video booths for her forthcoming world tour. The spiritual LIKE A...

18th April 2006 17:19



Foxx Hails Himself R+b 'Saviour'

Actor-turned-singer JAMIE FOXX has announced he is going to rescue the R+B music scene. The multi-talented star's 2005 album UNPREDICTABLE took the...

18th April 2006 17:19



Richard Enters Royalties Fight

Veteran pop star SIR CLIFF RICHARD has thrown his weight behind the British Phonographic Industry's campaign to extend the length of time performers...

18th April 2006 17:19



Jack White Coke Ad Leaked

THE WHITE STRIPES rocker JACK WHITE's infamous Coca-Cola advertisement has been leaked onto the internet. In the forthcoming commercial, the rocker...

18th April 2006 17:19



Hurley Gets Her Bikini Out Again

British actress/model ELIZABETH HURLEY has backtracked on her promises to cover up and "grow old gracefully" after posing nearly naked to promote her...

18th April 2006 17:19



Hd Dvd To Debut Today

The first high-definition video disks using Toshiba's HD DVD format are due to go on sale today (Tuesday). They include Universal's Serenity and...

18th April 2006 18:25





Eisner Backing Online Movie Site

After heading up the battle against Internet sites that allow consumers to download movies, Michael Eisner is reportedly buying into one such site...

18th April 2006 18:25



Academy Moves Oscars Back To February

The 79th annual Academy Awards presentations will again be held in late February next year after being moved into March this year because of the...

18th April 2006 18:25



Woody Allen Bids Paris Au Revoir

Woody Allen may be regarded as a veritable hero in France, but the filmmaker has decided that shooting a movie there is too expensive. Daily...

18th April 2006 18:25



Die Hard Director Pleads Guilty To Perjury

John McTiernan, who directed such movie blockbusters as Die Hard, The Thomas Crown Affair, and The Hunt for Red October, pleaded guilty Monday to...

18th April 2006 18:25



South Park Fans Outraged Over Censorship

Scores of South Park fans have expressed outrage at Comedy Central's decision last week to delete a scene depicting the prophet Muhammad. Among...

18th April 2006 18:25



Nbc Deal Will Bring Gas And Video To Pumps

Motorists will soon be filling up not only with gasoline at their local service-station pumps but with local news, weather and sports, too, NBC...

18th April 2006 18:25



Filmmakers Ask Smithsonian To Drop Showtime Deal

More than 215 filmmakers, television executives and academics have signed a letter demanding that the Smithsonian Institution abandon its deal with...

18th April 2006 18:25



Proposed Schieffer Commentaries On Cbs Slammed By Rivals

A report that Bob Schieffer may remain on the CBS Evening News to deliver commentaries twice a week has sparked numerous commentaries from TV news...

18th April 2006 18:25



Judge Tosses Out Aaron Spelling's Defamation Suit

A Los Angeles judge ruled Monday that Aaron Spelling's former nurse was acting within her rights when she sent letters to more than 600 actresses...

18th April 2006 18:25



What About Brian? Not Much

ABC's new -- and heavily hyped -- drama What About Bryan, which debuted with decent, if underwhelming, ratings on Sunday night following Desperate...

18th April 2006 18:25



The Things They Say 1869

"I change his nappy. The last one at night and the first one in the morning." ROD STEWART on his fathering skills regarding new baby ALASTAIR WALLACE.

18th April 2006 21:13



Girls Aloud Argue Over Metcalfe

British pop group GIRLS ALOUD are feuding after frontwoman NADINE COYLE announced plans to cast her new boyfriend, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES hunk JESSE...

18th April 2006 21:13



Ludacris Dreams Of Maclaine Film

Rapper LUDACRIS dreams of starring in a film opposite his idol SHIRLEY MACLAINE. The CRASH star has a wish list of actors and actresses he'd most...

18th April 2006 21:13



Pop Overjoyed At Positive Vibe Of Reformed Stooges

Veteran rocker IGGY POP is amazed by how quickly THE STOOGES gelled together as they prepare to record their first album in over 30 years. Pop and...

18th April 2006 21:13



Stewart Impressed By American Idols

ROD STEWART has heaped praise on the new AMERICAN IDOL wannabes after they impressed him with their renditions of his favourite standards. Stewart...

18th April 2006 21:13



Church Hits Back At Pink Over Boyfriend Comments

LATEST: CHARLOTTE CHURCH has hit back at PINK after the singer recently slammed her boyfriend, Welsh rugby ace GAVIN HENSON, as "extremely vain". ...

18th April 2006 21:13



Go-go's And Bangles Team-up To Find Girl Band

Four members of the 1980s hitmakers the GO-GO's and the BANGLES are teaming-up for a reality show designed to launch America's next top girl band. ...

18th April 2006 21:13



Milian Slams Cheating Ex

R+B star CHRISTINA MILIAN has spoken out about her split with former boyfriend NICK CANNON, claiming she broke up with him for cheating on her. The...

18th April 2006 21:13



Fascinating Fact 1401

Fashion king OSCAR DE LA RENTA has an adopted son, MOISES, who is embarking on giving the designer a hip new T-shirt and jeans range.

18th April 2006 21:13



The Things They Say 1870

"I'm the sports queen - I'm on it with the stats (statistics)." Actress EVA LONGORIA has become a basketball expert while dating boyfriend and...

18th April 2006 21:13



Wonder Woman Fans Pick Baccarin

WONDER WOMAN's internet fans have waded into the ongoing casting debate about who should play the big screen superheroine as director JOSS WHEDON...

18th April 2006 21:13



Superman Returns Cast Re-team For Game

The cast of upcoming film SUPERMAN RETURNS are re-teaming to provide voices for a video game based on the movie. Stars BRANDON ROUTH, KATE...

18th April 2006 21:13



Daniels Pens Tune For The Wife He Left Behind

Movie star JEFF DANIELS has written a new song that's an ode to his long-suffering wife KATHLEEN - about the time he mistakenly dumped her at a gas...

18th April 2006 21:13



Zellweger Signs On For Horror Film

RENEE ZELLWEGER is signing on for CASE 39, her first horror film since starring in the 1994 film THE RETURN OF THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE. The...

18th April 2006 21:13



Women In Film Honour Davis And Lopez

GEENA DAVIS and JENNIFER LOPEZ will be honoured by Women In Film at the 2006 Crystal + Lucy Awards. The pair will be applauded alongside producer...

18th April 2006 21:13



Parker Saved Longoria From Paris Hilton Lifestyle

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA is thrilled she met boyfriend TONY PARKER before she became really famous, because she could have easily...

18th April 2006 21:13



Roberts Balances Babies And Broadway

Actress JULIA ROBERTS is breaking box office records with her Broadway, New York, stage debut in THREE DAYS OF RAIN, but manages to spend quality...

18th April 2006 21:13



Woody Cancels Paris Project

Director WOODY ALLEN has abruptly cancelled plans to shoot his next film in Paris, deciding to return to a previous movie project to be filmed in...

18th April 2006 21:13



Hannah Fights For Rwandan Gorillas

Actress DARYL HANNAH is fighting to keep Rwandan gorillas disease-free after filming an awareness video with adventurer RICHARD BANGS. The SPLASH...

18th April 2006 21:13



Luke Perry Seeks Protection From Namesake

Former BEVERLY HILLS 90210 hunk LUKE PERRY has filed a request for protection from a woman who shares his name. The actor has asked Los Angeles...

18th April 2006 21:13


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