30th May 2006

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Shyness Threatened Hilton's Singing Career

Socialite PARIS HILTON had to overcome crippling shyness to launch her new career as a singer. THE SIMPLE LIFE star is preparing to release an...

30th May 2006 1:22



Dmx: 'God Loves My Work'

Troubled rapper DMX believes God approves of his new single LORD GIVE ME A SIGN, because he managed to produce it for next to nothing. The hip-hop...

30th May 2006 1:22



Gilmour Urges Stones To Quit

PINK FLOYD star DAVE GILMOUR has told THE ROLLING STONES to quit touring and "get a life". Gilmour, 60, insists the veteran stadium rockers aren't...

30th May 2006 1:22



Glitter To Appeal Sentence Next Month

LATEST: Disgraced British rocker GARY GLITTER will return to a Vietnam court next month (15JUN06) to appeal his sentence for child molestation. The...

30th May 2006 1:22



Private Ryan Tops Battle Scene Poll

SAVING PRIVATE RYAN has topped a poll for boasting the best battle scenes in cinematic history. The gripping World War II movie beat off...

30th May 2006 1:22



The Things They Say 2118

"I have shark nightmares because I had a babysitter who let me watch JAWS when I was entirely too young. That movie scarred me for life." WALK THE...

30th May 2006 1:22



Paquin: 'I Was Never A Hollywood Brat'

ANNA PAQUIN credits her family with keeping her grounded when she landed a surprise film role aged only nine. Paquin, now 23, won a Best Supporting...

30th May 2006 1:22



Flockhart: 'I Lived On Ravioli'

CALISTA FLOCKHART ate just a can of ravioli a day when she was a struggling actress in New York City. The former ALLY MCBEAL star's brother sent...

30th May 2006 1:22



Fascinating Fact 1556

A dress worn by tragic British royal DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES, just two months before her 1997 death, is going up for auction on eBay.com.

30th May 2006 1:22



Rush Protests Eyesore Tower Block

Australian Oscar-winner GEOFFREY RUSH is leading a campaign against plans to build a 15-storey towerblock near his home in Melbourne. The SHINE...

30th May 2006 1:22



Brand's Passion-filled Nights With Moss

English comedian RUSSELL BRAND has confirmed reports he has been romancing supermodel KATE MOSS, but insists their fling is strictly casual. The...

30th May 2006 1:22



Jolie And Pitt Donate To Namibian Hospitals

New parents ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT have marked the birth of their first biological child, by donating $300,000 (GBP166,600) to local hospitals...

30th May 2006 1:22



Cannes Winner Sued Over Nightclub 'Brawl'

Cannes Film Festival winner SAMY NACERI is being sued by a Cannes, France nightclub for allegedly starting a brawl on Saturday night (27MAY06). The...

30th May 2006 1:22



Cher Sells Florida Home

Pop veteran CHER has sold her Miami, Florida, mansion for a staggering $8.8 million (GBP4.8 million). The IF I COULD TURN BACK TIME star has only...

30th May 2006 1:22



Lohan Plans A London Move To Chase New 'Boy'

LATEST: LINDSAY LOHAN's plans to spend the summer (06) in England have taken on a little urgency - she's fallen for a London boy. The...

30th May 2006 3:28



Syriana Film-makers Deny Plagiarism

The film-makers behind GEORGE CLOONEY's Oscar-winning movie SYRIANA denied the script plagiarised work by screenwriter STEPHANIE VERGNIAULT in a...

30th May 2006 3:28



Fascinating Fact 1557

BLONDIE star DEBORAH HARRY wishes she had written jailed paedophile GARY GLITTER's ROCK 'N' ROLL PART 2 anthem.

30th May 2006 3:28



Twain Anthem Triggered Shooting Incident

Country queen SHANIA TWAIN has been caught up in a bizarre shooting incident in England after a housewife shot her husband while dancing to one of...

30th May 2006 3:28



Thor Recalls Weightlifting Disaster In New Album Title

Bodybuilder-turned-heavy rocker THOR has dedicated his new album to a fellow weightlifter whose biceps exploded. The former Mr Universe reveals he...

30th May 2006 3:28



Original Jason Pens Horror Tunes

The original masked star of the FRIDAY THE 13TH movies now makes his living singing heavy rock tunes about serial killer character JASON VORHEES at...

30th May 2006 3:28



Lil' Wayne Studies Psychology On The Road

Rapper LIL' WAYNE is trying to better himself on the road by studying psychology at the University of Houston in Texas. The tattooed rap star has a...

30th May 2006 3:28



Lohan Dismisses Simpson Feud

LINDSAY LOHAN has blasted tabloid rumours she's feuding with JESSICA SIMPSON following a row at a party that left the pop star in tears. Lohan...

30th May 2006 3:28



Fascinating Fact 1559

HUGH JACKMAN took daily yoga sessions for 12 months in order to hold a lotus position underwater in new movie THE FOUNTAIN.

30th May 2006 3:28



The Things They Say 2119

"I would rather run around naked than wear a Speedo." PULP FICTION star BRUCE WILLIS on his preference in beach attire.

30th May 2006 3:28



Hunt's Cartoon Dreams

Actress BONNIE HUNT was such a fan of TV cartoons as a kid she used to hope characters like FRED FLINTSTONE would spill out of her cracked set, so...

30th May 2006 3:28



Fascinating Fact 1558

Funnyman JACK BLACK showed off his surfing skills during an appearance on MTV show TOTAL REQUEST LIVE yesterday (29MAY06) when he 'wiped out' on a...

30th May 2006 3:28



Goal Star Becker's Soccer Pain At Audition

Mexican actor KUNO BECKER almost missed out starring in soccer movie trilogy GOAL because he could hardly kick a ball at his audition. Becker, who...

30th May 2006 3:28



All Change For Lohan At The Oscars

Movie star LINDSAY LOHAN called on famous pals like WINONA RYDER to help her change in the toilets at the Oscars in March (06) after promising a...

30th May 2006 3:28



Halle Loses Sleep Over Recurring Teeth Dream

HALLE BERRY is having sleepless nights due to a scary recurring nightmare, in which she loses all her teeth. In the weird dream, the actress' teeth...

30th May 2006 3:28



Aykroyd Goes Public With Ufo Chat

BLUES BROTHERS star DAN AYKROYD is getting serious about his obsession with aliens - he's planning to release a DVD of his thoughts about outer space...

30th May 2006 3:28



Jack Black Waxes To Play Wrestler

Hairy funnyman JACK BLACK kept his body smooth throughout the filming of Mexican wrestling comedy NACHO LIBRE by waxing. The SCHOOL OF ROCK star...

30th May 2006 3:28



Valderrama's Career Took Off Because Of Tabloids

Actor WILMER VALDERRAMA was thrilled when US tabloids began writing about his love life, because it helped launch his acting career. The THAT '70S...

30th May 2006 3:28



Jackman Finds Wolverine Strength In Heavy Rock Workout

Movie star HUGH JACKMAN credits GODSMACK and METALLICA for helping him to get into character for X-MEN hero WOLVERINE. The Aussie actor admits he...

30th May 2006 3:28



Fascinating Fact 1560

Two signed, first editions of late English writer VIRGINIA WOOLF's novel THE YEARS and essay THREE GUINEAS have sold for a total of GBP24,000...

30th May 2006 7:38



Leary's Soft Spot For Bates

US comedian DENIS LEARY has a secret crush on MISERY star KATHY BATES. The RESCUE ME funnyman admits his unusual fantasy woman in an interview with...

30th May 2006 7:38



Jovovich's Career Hampered By Name

Hollywood beauty MILLA JOVOVICH insists her acting career has been hampered by her exotic name, because directors keep casting her in alien or...

30th May 2006 7:38



The Things They Say 2120

"There's no way this won't sound cocky in print, but, hey, my nickname is Big Wil." Actor WILMER VALDERRAMA claims to be well-endowed.

30th May 2006 7:38



Rivals Lohan And Hilton Watch Madonna

Arch-rivals LINDSAY LOHAN and PARIS HILTON managed to stay apart at MADONNA's Las Vegas, Nevada, concert on Sunday (28MAY06). The former pals fell...

30th May 2006 7:38



Flockhart Throws Off 'Skinny' Jibes

Actress CALISTA FLOCKHART is philosophical about constantly being criticised for being thin in image-obsessed Hollywood. The slender 41-year-old is...

30th May 2006 7:38



Horn Returns To Scene Of Tiger Attack

Illusionist ROY HORN is set to return to the Las Vegas, Nevada, scene of his horrific tiger attack three years ago (03) today (30MAY06). The...

30th May 2006 7:38



Hawn To Direct Russell

Hollywood star GOLDIE HAWN has cast her long-term partner KURT RUSSELL to star in her directional debut ASHES TO ASHES. The OVERBOARD co-stars will...

30th May 2006 7:38



Gilmour Earns Too Much

PINK FLOYD legend DAVE GILMOUR is disgusted by the financial gulf between celebrities and key workers including nurses and teachers, and insists he...

30th May 2006 7:38



Keane's Bono Fantasies

KEANE frontman TOM CHAPLIN fantasised about killing BONO when the English rock trio supported U2 on their US tour this year (06). The singer tells...

30th May 2006 7:38



Ray Davies Confirms Kinks Reunion

Veteran rocker RAY DAVIES is planning a summer reunion with his brother and former THE KINKS bandmate DAVE DAVIES to discuss reforming the British...

30th May 2006 7:38



Furtado Splits With Dj

Canadian singer NELLY FURTADO has confirmed rumours she has split from long-term lover JASPER GAHUNIA. The I'M LIKE A BIRD hitmaker and Gahunia,...

30th May 2006 7:38



Arctic Monkeys Bassist Breaks Hand

ARCTIC MONKEYS' new bassist NICK O'MALLEY has broken his hand only days after he was chosen to play with the British rock newcomers. O'Malley, 20,...

30th May 2006 7:38



Tempest Storms Over Aguilera Movie

LATEST: Legendary burlesque stripper TEMPEST STORM is fuming over Hollywood bosses' plans to cast CHRISTINA AGUILERA in a movie of her life. The...

30th May 2006 7:38



Graduate Writer Saved From Penniless Fate

THE GRADUATE writer CHARLES WEBB has landed a $54,000 (GBP30,000) book deal to release its sequel HOME SCHOOL, saving him from eviction and...

30th May 2006 12:23



Sopranos Star Slams Chase

THE SOPRANOS star FEDERICO CASTELLUCCIO has hit out at the show's creator DAVID CHASE, after he was dropped from the series. Castelluccio claims he...

30th May 2006 12:23



Sutherland: 'Drinking Nearly Destroyed My Family'

Movie star KIEFER SUTHERLAND is riddled with regret when he thinks of his hard-drinking past, as he deeply hurt his family with his spiralling...

30th May 2006 12:23



Loach Rubbishes 'Anti-british' Claims

Palme d'Or-winning director KEN LOACH has hit out at claims his movie THE WIND THE SHAKES THE BARLEY is anti-British, dismissing the reports as...

30th May 2006 12:23



Dicaprio Pushes Gore's Film

Environmentally-friendly actor LEONARDO DiCAPRIO has urged all his fans to watch former US presidential candidate AL GORE's new movie about global...

30th May 2006 12:23



The Things They Say 2121

"That's absolute s**t, absolute s**t and I don't know why people ever said that." British rocker MORRISSEY leaves the public in no doubt about his...

30th May 2006 12:23



Sonic Youth Star Eyes Celebrity Culture

SONIC YOUTH rocker KIM GORDON believes America is deeply rooted in celebrity culture because of its relatively young history. The 53-year-old, who...

30th May 2006 12:23



Harvey In Shock Over Car Break-in

EAST 17 star BRIAN HARVEY is in shock after finding his car smashed up on Sunday night (28MAY06). The STEAM hitmakers, who are performing a...

30th May 2006 12:23



Morrissey's Regrets His Celibacy Claims

MORRISSEY regrets becoming a role model for celibacy during the 1980s, because he has never managed to shake off the association. The former THE...

30th May 2006 12:23



Bowie Joins Gilmour Onstage

DAVID BOWIE stunned fans in London last night (29MAY06), when he joined DAVID GILMOUR onstage to sing two PINK FLOYD songs. Bowie appeared during...

30th May 2006 12:23



Boy George: 'Why Did Elton Marry?'

Gay singer BOY GEORGE was stunned when he heard SIR ELTON JOHN had 'married' his partner DAVID FURNISH, as he insists homosexual men should snub...

30th May 2006 12:23



Ure Asks Leaders To Speed Up Free African Healthcare

Veteran campaigner MIDGE URE has urged world leaders to abolish fees for medical treatment in Africa. The former ULTRAVOX frontman, who...

30th May 2006 12:23



The Things They Say 2123

"At this point even I'm rooting for the break-up!" KURT RUSSELL jokes about his long-term relationship with GOLDIE HAWN.

30th May 2006 12:23



Johansson Is Best Dressed Star

Screen beauty SCARLETT JOHANSSON has been voted this summer's (06) best dressed female celebrity. The LOST IN TRANSLATION star beat off competition...

30th May 2006 12:23



The Things They Say 2122

"There's a possibility I may be playing JANIS JOPLIN, and my bedroom in LA is a complete mess... because I'm getting into the vibe of what she would...

30th May 2006 12:23



Russell Rules Out Cult Sequels

Veteran actor KURT RUSSELL has ruled out making sequels to his 1980s movies, because he'd rather leave their cult legacy untarnished. Russell, who...

30th May 2006 12:23



Jovovich Breezes Past 30

RESIDENT EVIL beauty MILLA JOVOVICH had no qualms about turning 30 in December (05), because she had her age "crisis" when she was just 22. The...

30th May 2006 12:23



Darrow Sheds Real Blood In Mob Movie

Actor TONY DARROW shed real blood on the set of mafia movie LYNCH MOB when a stunt went wrong and cut his face open. THE SOPRANOS star was left...

30th May 2006 12:23



O'neal's Easy Arrests

SHAQUILLE O'NEAL has an easy task arresting child porn suspects in his role as an honorary US marshall - they are so terrified of the sporting giant...

30th May 2006 12:23



Aniston: 'Rebound Relationships Are Bad'

JENNIFER ANISTON has prompted doubts about her relationship with VINCE VAUGHN, insisting rebound relationships are a bad idea. The actress was...

30th May 2006 17:30



Shakira Tops Euro Singles Chart

SHAKIRA feat WYCLEF JEAN is hanging onto the top spot on the European singles chart with her smash hit HIPS DON'T LIE. The sexy Colombian is...

30th May 2006 17:30



Mccartney Falls For Martin's Tricks

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY was horrified when producer SIR GEORGE MARTIN played him a new version of HEY JUDE for their stage collaboration with Cirque du...

30th May 2006 17:30



Sugababes' Disbelief At Buena

British girl band SUGABABES were devastated when singer MUTYA BUENA quit in December (05), because she announced her departure through their...

30th May 2006 17:30



The Open Split

Cult British rockers THE OPEN have split up. The five-piece from Liverpool, England, have released two albums - THE SILENT HOURS and STATUES - in...

30th May 2006 17:30



Nugent: 'Forget Fox-hunting, Abolish The Royals'

Guitar legend TED NUGENT insists the British public are wasting their time protesting against fox hunting, advising them to think big and turn...

30th May 2006 17:30



Morrissey Threatens University Lab

MORRISSEY has hit out at England's prestigious Oxford University, after learning the institution is developing a new animal testing laboratory. The...

30th May 2006 17:30



Radiohead Distance Themselves From British Politician

RADIOHEAD have rubbished claims by a British politician alleging they altered their set list at a recent gig to include his song request. ...

30th May 2006 17:30



Love Shared Last Romantic Night With Cobain

COURTNEY LOVE was stunned when her husband KURT COBAIN committed suicide, because she was convinced they enjoyed a happy family life. She even...

30th May 2006 17:30



Fascinating Fact 1561

KATE HUDSON's baby son with BLACK CROWES frontman CHRIS ROBINSON, RYDER, calls his grandmother GOLDIE HAWN 'Gogo' and his grandfather KURT RUSSELL...

30th May 2006 17:30



Rodriguez Wants Kids

LOST star MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ is determined to settle down and have children soon. The 27-year-old has been linked with LENNY KRAVITZ and VIN DIESEL...

30th May 2006 17:30



The Things They Say 2124

"I went out and lived with a family of raccoons for three weeks, but sadly wasn't able to communicate with them." BRUCE WILLIS jokes about...

30th May 2006 17:30



Jackman: 'I Want To Play Socrates'

Actor HUGH JACKMAN is keen to play philosopher SOCRATES, because he has been dead for so long nobody would know if he was portraying him accurately...

30th May 2006 17:30



Sutherland's Cia Encounter

KIEFER SUTHERLAND was amazed when he was told off by a member of the CIA for setting too good an example in hit TV series 24. Sutherland, who plays...

30th May 2006 17:30



Rooney's Romantic Secrets

MICKEY ROONEY's wife JAN knows the secret to a lasting marriage - separate bathrooms and a clear announcement that "this is it" from the moment of...

30th May 2006 17:30



Sopranos Stars Sign Up

THE SOPRANOS stars MICHAEL IMPERIOLI and VINCENT CURATOLA have agreed to appear in the closing eight episodes of the hit mafia series. JAMES...

30th May 2006 17:30



Japanese New Wave Director Dies

Japanese director SHOHEI IMAMURA has died of liver cancer. He was 79. Tokyo-born Imamura was hailed as one of the cinematic icons of Japan's New...

30th May 2006 17:30



Aniston Wants New York Move

JENNIFER ANISTON is planning to move to New York City, so she can "feel like a normal person again". The former FRIENDS star is growing tired of...

30th May 2006 17:30



Dornan Rubbishes Romantic Rumours

Irish model JAMIE DORNAN has laughed off reports he has been romancing KATE MOSS, SIENNA MILLER and LINDSAY LOHAN - insisting there is "no truth" to...

30th May 2006 17:30



Two-time Oscar-winning Production Designer Bumstead Dead At 91

Oscar-wining production designer Henry Bumstead, who began his career in films 70 years ago, has died in Pasadena, CA at age 91. He designed the...

30th May 2006 18:10



Warner Bros. To Crank Out 10-15 Direct-to-video Movies

Warner Bros. is planning to release 10-15 low-budget movies a year directly to DVD, most of them sequels or prequels to theatrical movies, the Los...

30th May 2006 18:10



X-men Can't Crack Code Overseas

Overseas, The Da Vinci Code kept the X-Men at bay. In its second week, Code declined a moderate 40 percent to gross $90.9 million on 12,038...

30th May 2006 18:10



Box Office Rises Above 2005

Overall, the box office was up 5 percent over Memorial Day 2005, when Madagascar and the Longest Yard reigned. For the year, the box office is up...

30th May 2006 18:10



Sawyer Quitting Abc?

Diane Sawyer may be planning to leave Good Morning America and perhaps the network itself next year, the New York Post reported today (Tuesday),...

30th May 2006 18:10



Couric: Anchoring Cbs News Is "A Question Mark"

Katie Couric has suggested that expectations about how she will affect the ratings of the CBS Evening News when she takes over as anchor in the...

30th May 2006 18:10



Injured Cbs Reporter Flown To Germany

The CBS Evening News, which had featured correspondent Kimberly Dozier's reports from Iraq, provided some details about her condition Monday after...

30th May 2006 18:10



Crowe Dumped For Ledger

Oscar-winner RUSSELL CROWE has reportedly been dumped from director BAZ LUHRMANN's new $150 million (GBP83 million) film epic in favour of HEATH...

30th May 2006 20:23



Sofia Coppola Expecting

Director SOFIA COPPOLA is expecting her first child with boyfriend THOMAS MARS. The LOST IN TRANSLATION director is three months pregnant,...

30th May 2006 20:23



Affleck Rushed To Hospital

GOOD WILL HUNTING star BEN AFFLECK spent his Memorial Day holiday yesterday (29MAY06), in hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, after developing serious...

30th May 2006 20:23



Two Cbs News Journalists Killed In Iraq

A car bomb blast killed two US network CBS newsteam members and seriously injured correspondent KIMBERLY DOZIER in Iraq yesterday (29MAY06). ...

30th May 2006 20:23



Harvey's Ode To Potato Car Trauma

Former EAST 17 star BRIAN HARVEY is sharing his bizarre car accident with fans by writing a track about the terrifying experience. The cathartic...

30th May 2006 20:23



Black Eyed Peas Meet Convict They Helped Reform

THE BLACK EYED PEAS made a dream come true for an ex-convict during their trip to South Africa over the weekend (ends28MAY06) by agreeing to meet the...

30th May 2006 20:23



Densmore Plans 'Quiet' Celebration For Doors Anniversary

THE DOORS drummer JOHN DENSMORE is being very careful about signing on for projects to mark the 40th anniversary of the rock supergroup's first album...

30th May 2006 20:23



Gest Hopes Jackson Can Make Smokey Tribute

Music promoter DAVID GEST is hoping to persuade MICHAEL JACKSON to return to America for a tribute to soul great SMOKEY ROBINSON. Gest, who...

30th May 2006 20:23



Lopez And Ex-husband To Be Dance Rivals

JENNIFER LOPEZ and ex-husband CRIS JUDD will go head-to-head when they both launch television dancing shows later this year (06). Lopez is working...

30th May 2006 20:23



Jones Has Perfect Acting Aura

Hong Kong director WONG KAR-WAI insists Grammy-winning singer NORAH JONES is the perfect choice for his latest film, even though she has no acting...

30th May 2006 20:23



Carey Thrilled About New Film Role

MARIAH CAREY is desperate to start work on her new film TENNESSEE, after taking over the part from R+B rival JANET JACKSON. Jackson piled on the...

30th May 2006 20:23



Simon Cowell Criticises Prince Over American Idol Performance

Following a strange appearance on American Idol, Prince has come under fire from Simon Cowell for his performance on the show's season finale on 24th...

30th May 2006 20:23



The Things They Say 2126

"I think they wrote RJ with that in mind. - I channelled DAVID ADDISON to play this character." Actor BRUCE WILLIS on being asked to play his...

30th May 2006 20:23



Fascinating Fact 1562

REBECCA ROMIJN looks naked except for blue paint as MYSTIQUE in X-MEN: THE LAST STAND, but co-star KELSEY GRAMMER has revealed the sexy actress wore...

30th May 2006 20:23



Tony Stars Offered $35,000 Gift Bags

The 60 co-hosts of next month's (JUN06) Tony Awards will each receive a $35,000 (GBP19,400) gift bag featuring designer accessories, gift sets and...

30th May 2006 20:23



The Things They Say 2125

"ANGELINA (JOLIE) and BRAD (PITT) have shown me that caring for children is the greatest gift in the world. I wish them health, happiness and hope...

30th May 2006 20:23



Bonzo Screenwriter Dead At 92

BEDTIME FOR BONZO screenwriter TED BERKMAN has lost his battle with cancer. He was 92. The acclaimed author also wrote the screenplay for baseball...

30th May 2006 20:23



Lost Star To Play Rambo Pal

LOST star MATTHEW FOX will reportedly join SYLVESTER STALLONE in the fourth RAMBO movie - as a wrongly accused fugitive. The actor, who plays DR...

30th May 2006 20:23



Aniston Frustrated By Tabloid Exposure

JENNIFER ANISTON wishes fans would forget about her life and concentrate on the real issues in the world. The former FRIENDS actress is disturbed...

30th May 2006 20:23


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