9th May 2006

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Tatou Rejected Da Vinci Role

French actress AUDREY TAUTOU almost missed the opportunity of starring in THE DA VINCI CODE - because she was on holiday in Mexico at the time. ...

9th May 2006 2:39



Blige And Pinkett Smith Team Up For Mother's Day

MARY J BLIGE and JADA PINKETT SMITH are starring in a new Mother's Day advertisement for natural beauty firm Carol's Daughter. The two friends pose...

9th May 2006 2:39



The Things They Say 1990

"She's nine going on 19. She's a bit of a disco queen herself." MADONNA on her daughter LOURDES.

9th May 2006 2:39



Hendrix Biopic Back On?

LATEST: The producers of a planned JIMI HENDRIX biopic are refusing to let a British court decision halt pre-production on the project, insisting...

9th May 2006 2:39



T.i. Speaks At Slain Pa Memorial

LATEST: Rapper T.I. paid final respects to his slain friend and personal assistant PHILANT JOHNSON yesterday (08MAY06) during a memorial service in...

9th May 2006 2:39



Los Angeles Sports Fans Try To Outlaw Glitter Anthem

Sports fans in Los Angeles are fighting to have convicted paedophile GARY GLITTER's music removed from victory celebrations. The troubled rocker's...

9th May 2006 2:39



Take That Reunion Yields New Record Deal

Reformed 1990s boyband TAKE THAT are celebrating after reportedly clinching a $5.4 million (GBP 3 million) record deal with music giant Polydor. ...

9th May 2006 2:39



Marley Wins Big At Reggae Awards

DAMIAN 'JR GONG' MARLEY was the big winner at the 25th Annual International Reggae + World Music Awards in New York on Saturday (06MAY06) after...

9th May 2006 2:39



Madonna: 'I Worry I'm A Bad Mother'

MADONNA is terrified her pop career is harming her relationship with her children, but admits she can't imagine a life without music. The SORRY...

9th May 2006 2:39



Fascinating Fact 1492

EVA LONGORIA, CARMEN ELECTRA, ROSELYN SANCHEZ and PAULINA RUBIO added a little Latina heat to the annual American Latino Media Arts awards (ALMAs) in...

9th May 2006 2:39



The Things They Say 1992

"I get injured on every movie I do. It's sort of a necessity at this point. In STEALTH I had three concussions at one point. In UNDERTOW, DERMOT...

9th May 2006 2:39



Lee Broken By Skateboarding Accidents

VANILLA SKY star JASON LEE was such an avid skateboarder in his youth he once broke both arms performing reckless stunts. The former pro-skater has...

9th May 2006 2:39



The Things They Say 1991

"Can you imagine it? 'There's a naked role, we've got to go to PAUL BETTANY. He's cornered the market in getting his arse out.'" A KNIGHT'S TALE star...

9th May 2006 2:39



Hopper: 'The E-ring Changed My Tv Role Rule'

DENNIS HOPPER was determined never to take the lead role in a TV series, until director TAYLOR HACKFORD persuaded him to star in THE E-RING with just...

9th May 2006 2:39



Connery Is Sexiest Male Pensioner

Scottish screen icon SIR SEAN CONNERY has beaten STAR TREK actor PATRICK STEWART to be voted Britain's sexiest male pensioner. The former JAMES...

9th May 2006 2:39



Tom Green Plans A Move To The Jungle

Wacky funnyman TOM GREEN is planning to give up his home comforts and spend half his life living in the jungles of Central America. Unperturbed by...

9th May 2006 2:39



Wayan Fails To Trademark 'Nigga'

DAMON WAYAN's second attempt to trademark illicit word "nigga" for use on hip-hop merchandise has failed. The comedian's desire to brand the...

9th May 2006 2:39



Rossum Reveals Poseidon Accidents And Illnesses

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA star EMMY ROSSUM feels lucky to have wrapped disaster film POSEIDON in one piece - she was the only lead cast member healthy at...

9th May 2006 2:39



Campbell Turns His Life Around

Country rocker GLEN CAMPBELL has successfully quit alcohol and turned his life around, two years after he was jailed for drink-driving, hit and run...

9th May 2006 9:04



Brown Plans Prison Return

Ex-STONE ROSES frontman and jailbird IAN BROWN is planning on playing a series of UK prison gigs. Brown, who in 1999 served two months in prison...

9th May 2006 9:04



Fascinating Fact 1493

Rapper MIKE JONES has just escaped having to pay a $120,000 (GBP66,600) mobile phone bill after agreeing not to mention the name of the service...

9th May 2006 9:04



Leto Records In Tents On Tour

Movie star-turned-rocker JARED LETO recorded his group 30 SECONDS TO MARS' latest album, A BEAUTIFUL LIE, while touring through Africa and the Far...

9th May 2006 9:04



Squire Refuses Stone Roses Reunion

Guitarist JOHN SQUIRE has ruled out a STONE ROSES reunion as he is still not speaking to ex-bandmate IAN BROWN. Squire is on good terms with Stone...

9th May 2006 9:04



Tommy Lee Dating Porn Star

Rocker TOMMY LEE is dating a top porn actress, who has just gone public with their romance. The MOTLEY CRUE drummer, who was married to PAMELA...

9th May 2006 9:04



Spears Laughs Off Joplin Rumours

LATEST: Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS has laughed off reports she is vying to play JANIS JOPLIN in an upcoming film on the tragic singer. Spears was one...

9th May 2006 9:04



The Things They Say 1994

"I can understand why it would baffle some people. A girl came up to me at a diner recently and asked, 'Why would you name your son PILOT?' I said,...

9th May 2006 9:04



Lost: 'Greatest Finale Ever'

TV show LOST is set to finish with a bang - the season finale in two weeks is being rated as the best ever, according to the show's co-creator JJ...

9th May 2006 9:04



Fascinating Fact 1495

ROBERT DUVALL was originally cast to play KATHY BATES' husband in new MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY and SARAH JESSICA PARKER romantic comedy FAILURE TO LAUNCH....

9th May 2006 9:04



Rossum Faces Up To Water Fears For Poseidon

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA star EMMY ROSSUM had to face up to her biggest fear on the set of new disaster film POSEIDON - swimming underwater. The...

9th May 2006 9:04



Fascinating Fact 1494

EVA LONGORIA changed her outfit ten times while hosting the American Latino Media Arts awards (ALMAs) in Los Angeles on Sunday night (07MAY06).

9th May 2006 9:04



Tommy Lee's Porn Star Lover Turned On By Paris Sex Tape

TOMMY LEE's new porn star lover STEFANI MORGAN once made love to PARIS HILTON's ex-boyfriend while watching the former lovers perform on a sex tape -...

9th May 2006 9:04



Winstone Defends Jolie

ANGELINA JOLIE's BEOWULF co-star RAY WINSTONE has slammed the media as merciless bullies after being horrified by inaccurate claims about the actress...

9th May 2006 9:04



Blake To Appeal Civil Verdict

LATEST: Actor ROBERT BLAKE is to appeal the wrongful-death verdict by a civil jury who awarded the family of his murdered wife millions of dollars in...

9th May 2006 9:04



Blaine's Stunt Fails

Ailing stunt man DAVID BLAINE failed his quest to set a new world record for holding his breath underwater yesterday (08MAY06) - after spending seven...

9th May 2006 9:04



The Things They Say 1993

"Everybody is always sending me something, and I never say no. I make sure the price is reasonable. If they can't do it, we gonna work something out....

9th May 2006 9:04



Majesty Name New Guitarist

German heavy metal band MAJESTY have signed a new guitarist to replace ROLF MUNKES. CHRISTIAN MUENZNER made his Majesty debut on Friday (05MAY06)...

9th May 2006 9:04



Spelling's Husband's Ex Tells Of Heartbreak

The ex-wife of TORI SPELLING's new husband has told of her heartbreak when she learned DEAN MCDERMOTT was ending their 13-year marriage to be with...

9th May 2006 13:58



Goldberg Turns To Radio

WHOOPI GOLDBERG has signed up to present her own US breakfast radio show in a bid to lure women away from morning television shows. The...

9th May 2006 13:58



Witherspoon, Garner And Tyson Tour New Orleans

REESE WITHERSPOON, JENNIFER GARNER and CICELY TYSON have paid a visit New Orleans, Louisiana to draw attention to the plight of families trying to...

9th May 2006 13:58



Howard Shuns Calls For Da Vinci Code Disclaimer

LATEST: Director RON HOWARD has dismissed calls for his film THE DA VINCI CODE to include a disclaimer as unnecessary. Opus Dei had asked...

9th May 2006 13:58



The Things They Say 1996

"Nothing beats being in the sky - not drugs, anything. Give up the smack - you tend to die early. I'm now having the time of my life." JAMIROQUAI...

9th May 2006 13:58



Country Music Stars Saluted

Country music legends GLEN CAMPBELL, DeFORD BAILEY and supergroup ALABAMA have been honoured as the Country Music Hall Of Fame's newest inductees. ...

9th May 2006 13:58



The Things They Say 1995

"It's like Ecstasy. I'm sure something's going on in my brain, that some chemical is flooding my brain. And my brain says, 'Well, when are we gonna...

9th May 2006 13:58



Lohan's Mother Sued Over Record Deal

Teen singer/actress LINDSAY LOHAN's mother is being sued for fraud over her superstar daughter's music deal. Music producers ANTONIO ALMEIDA and...

9th May 2006 13:58



Simpson Not Ready To Adopt

Pop star JESSICA SIMPSON has laughed off reports she is in the process of adopting an orphan, insisting she's not ready to undertake such a big...

9th May 2006 13:58



West Sued Over Leased Car

KANYE WEST is being sued for $50,000 (GBP28,000) over a car he leased four years ago and allegedly never returned. DCFC Trust claims West's company...

9th May 2006 13:58



Ashlee Simpson Undergoes Nose Job

Pop star ASHLEE SIMPSON is recovering after undergoing cosmetic surgery on her nose. The PIECES OF ME singer, 21, had a rhinoplasty operation on 21...

9th May 2006 13:58



Hip-hop Shooting Injures Two

New York City hip-hop star LORD FINESSE was forced to abandon his Vancouver, Canada, gig when a crowd brawl escalated into a gunfight on Saturday...

9th May 2006 13:58



Fascinating Fact 1496

Actor PAUL BETTANY's father THANE is godfather to British royal SOPHIE, COUNTESS OF WESSEX.

9th May 2006 13:58



Coyote Scares The Oc Beauties

THE OC stars MISCHA BARTON and RACHEL BILSON screamed for help when a coyote entered their trailer looking for leftover food. Crew members on the...

9th May 2006 13:58



The Things They Say 1997

"I came home and I said to my wife, 'I've had a bastard day, a really hard day.' She said, 'Why what's the matter?' I said, 'I had to keep kissing...

9th May 2006 13:58



Mcqueen's Belongings To Be Auctioned

Hundreds of personal possessions belonging to the late actor STEVE MCQUEEN will be auctioned off this November (06), 25 years after his death. The...

9th May 2006 13:58



9/11 Hero Convinced Gyllenhaal To Take Role

The wife of a 11th September (01) victim convinced MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL to star in OLIVER STONE's WORLD TRADE CENTER, despite comments the actress made...

9th May 2006 17:08



Longoria Plans Japanese Day Trip To See Parker

EVA LONGORIA is so smitten with basketball star boyfriend TONY PARKER she plans to fly to Japan for just one day when he performs at the World...

9th May 2006 17:08



Bettany: 'My Drug Addiction Hell'

Actor PAUL BETTANY became addicted to cocaine as he struggled to cope with his younger brother's death and his parents' divorce. The A BEAUTIFUL...

9th May 2006 17:08



Anderson Wants Usher

PAMELA ANDERSON is thrilled with the rumour she is romancing rapper USHER, and hopes it comes true. The former BAYWATCH babe was stunned to be...

9th May 2006 17:08



Cardinal Slams Da Vinci 'Disrespect'

THE DA VINCI CODE has come under another barrage of criticism after one of the favourites in last year's (05) bid to become Pope, CARDINAL FRANCIS...

9th May 2006 17:08



The Things They Say 1998

"REESE WITHERSPOON. I've met her and she's a really sweet girl. Plus she gets $18 million a movie. Now that's inspiring." R+B singer MARY J BLIGE is...

9th May 2006 17:08



Gorillaz Win Web Award

Animated group GORILLAZ have won more accolades for their technological talents, picking up a Webby Award alongside the likes of networking website...

9th May 2006 17:08



Collins 'Desperate' For Tony

Rocker PHIL COLLINS is "desperate" to scoop a Tony Award for his score for new Disney musical TARZAN - to complete his impressive array of career...

9th May 2006 17:08



Domingo: 'I've No Plans To Retire'

Opera star PLACIDO DOMINGO has ruled out retiring in the immediate future and plans to continue singing for as long as possible. The 65-year-old,...

9th May 2006 17:08



Spears Shocked By Naked Sculpture

Pop superstar BRITNEY SPEARS was "dumbfounded" when she first saw a sculpture of her naked on all fours, giving birth on a bearskin rug. The TOXIC...

9th May 2006 17:08



Simpson And Lachey In Condo Struggle

Separated JESSICA SIMPSON and NICK LACHEY are reportedly fighting over who will get ownership of their luxury $1.5 million (GBP835,000) condominium...

9th May 2006 17:08



Lohan Dismisses Vanity Fair 'Confessions'

Teen singer/actress LINDSAY LOHAN is still unhappy about her alleged 'admission' to dabbling in drugs in a Vanity Fair magazine interview earlier...

9th May 2006 17:08



The Things They Say 1999

"It's almost a return to feudalism here now. The peasants are sort of kept quiet with celebrity gossip magazines and Big Brother." British actress...

9th May 2006 17:08



Stern To Return To Analogue Radio?

Shock jock HOWARD STERN yesterday (08MAY06) told listeners on his Sirius Satellite Radio show he has been offered a "major deal" to return to...

9th May 2006 17:08



Nbc Drops Plans To Bring Together Old Cast Members Of West Wing

NBC has abandoned plans to bring together many of the original cast members of The West Wing to participate in a retrospective of the show's seven...

9th May 2006 18:10



Consultant On Bird Flu Movie Says Abc Didn't Follow His Advice

The ABC movie Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America, which airs tonight (Tuesday), has been denounced by John M. Barry, author of The Great...

9th May 2006 18:10



Tv Reviews: Fatal Contact: Bird Flu In America

ABC's sweeps special Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America, which airs tonight (Tuesday), follows the template of most TV and movie disaster movies,...

9th May 2006 18:10



It's Official: Cooper To Serve Double Duty On Cbs And Cnn

CBS confirmed Monday that CNN's Anderson Cooper will be brought aboard 60 Minutes to contribute up to five features a year beginning in the fall....

9th May 2006 18:10



Dobbs Lifts Cnn's Ratings, While Other Anchors' Plunge

Although overall ratings for CNN are down significantly from last year, those for Lou Dobbs in the 6:00 p.m. hour are up. Today's (Tuesday)...

9th May 2006 18:10



Ratings Sink For Drowned Alive! Special

Magician David Blaine didn't drown on national television Monday night, but that couldn't be said about the ratings for his two-hour special,...

9th May 2006 18:10



Special Effects Giant Silicon Graphics Files For Bankruptcy

Silicon Graphics, a pioneering giant in creating computer-generated special effects for the motion picture industry, filed for bankruptcy...

9th May 2006 18:10



When Is A $47.7 Million Weekend Take A Disappointment?

A movie that earns $47.7 million in its opening weekend would ordinarily be greeted with rousing cheers by most studio executives. A clear...

9th May 2006 18:10



Murdoch Hosting Fund-raiser For Hillary Clinton

Raising the eyebrows of friend and foe alike, conservative media mogul Rupert Murdoch has agreed to host a political fund-raiser for Hillary...

9th May 2006 18:10



Warner Makes Peace With File-sharing Site

Using a good old if-you-can't-beat-'em-join-'em strategy, Warner Bros. announced Monday that it will use BitTorrent's file-sharing technology to...

9th May 2006 18:10



The Things They Say 2000

"If there's a theme to the new album, it's living the dream and what the dream's actually like. And a part of that dream for me is definitely those...

9th May 2006 20:59



Beckham: 'Kate Moss Is My Fashion Icon'

Former SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM has given KATE MOSS another boost, by revealing the supermodel is her fashion icon. Moss has suffered career...

9th May 2006 20:59



Osbourne Left Depressed By Weight Comments

Reality TV star-turned-singer KELLY OSBOURNE admits newspaper stories which referred to her as overweight left her deeply depressed. Osbourne,...

9th May 2006 20:59



Spears' Son Loves Ice-cream

Pop singer BRITNEY SPEARS has been fattening up her baby son SEAN PRESTON by feeding him ice cream. The TOXIC star gives the eight-month-old tot...

9th May 2006 20:59



Spears Behind The Times

Pop superstar BRITNEY SPEARS is the only member of her family who doesn't own an iPod. The CRAZY hitmaker admits she has no idea how to use an MP3...

9th May 2006 20:59



Waxwork Dion In Las Vegas

A waxwork statue of CELINE DION was unveiled in Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sunday (07MAY06). The likeness features Dion wearing the...

9th May 2006 20:59



Elton John Swears On Live Tv

Sir Elton John shocked millions of British TV viewers tonight (09MAY06), by using the word "w**ker" in front of children during a live appearance on...

9th May 2006 20:59



Romijn Dedicates Mystique To 'Boy Fans'

Movie beauty REBECCA ROMIJN was thrilled to reprise her role as MYSTIQUE in X-MEN: THE LAST STAND, because she is committed to pleasing her male...

9th May 2006 20:59



Mccarthy Tried Anorexia 'For Five Minutes'

JENNY MCCARTHY has confessed she tried anorexia to shift weight after giving birth to her son EVAN in 2002. The TV star gained nearly 32 kilograms...

9th May 2006 20:59



Anderson's Shares Love Shack With Male Lovers

Actress PAMELA ANDERSON has bought a new lovenest to share with her list of male lovers. Following her splits from TOMMY LEE and KID ROCK, the...

9th May 2006 20:59



Monroe And Dimaggio Baseball Breaks Record

A baseball signed by MARILYN MONROE and JOE DiMAGGIO in 1961 has sold at auction for $191,200 (GBP106,230). The sale at Heritage Auction Galleries...

9th May 2006 20:59



Judd: 'Aids Awareness Has Changed Me'

Movie star ASHLEY JUDD credits campaigning for AIDS charities with changing her life. Most recently, Judd joined her FRIDA co-star SALMA HAYEK in...

9th May 2006 20:59



Fox : 'I Will Beat Parkinson's'

Ailing actor MICHAEL J FOX is convinced a cure will be found for Parkinson's Disease in his lifetime. The actor has suffered the debilitating...

9th May 2006 20:59


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