29th June 2006

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Eminem Returns To Stage For Rhymes

Rapper EMINEM made a surprise appearance at the Black Entertainment (BET) Awards on Tuesday (27JUN06) to show his support for good friend BUSTA...

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Brando To Return As Superman Action Figure

Late movie heavyweight MARLON BRANDO is to be honoured for his part in the SUPERMAN franchise - by being turned into an action figure. Brando's...

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Fascinating Fact 1703

PATRICK DEMPSEY was not the first choice to play neurosurgeon DR DEREK SHEPHERD on GREY'S ANATOMY - producers originally wanted actor ROB LOWE.

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Aerosmith Star Aids Sierra Leone Orchestra

Generous AEROSMITH star JOE PERRY has given a refugee orchestra from Sierra Leone a boost as they tour America, spreading the word about their...

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Promiscuous Furtado Scores Multiple Number Ones

NELLY FURTADO has scored a trans-Atlantic chart-topper with singles hitting the number one spot on both the US and British charts. Furtado's...

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Hathaway: 'Prada Wasted On Meryl And Myself'

ANNE HATHAWAY insists the glamorous wardrobe on her new film THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA was wasted on her and co-star MERYL STREEP, because they're not...

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Is Clooney Dating Elvis' Ex?

GEORGE CLOONEY has reportedly found summer loving on the shores of Italy's Lake Como - with ELVIS PRESLEY's ex. The odd couple has been spotted...

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Fascinating Fact 1702

Former MELROSE PLACE star LISA RINNA will play the role of ROXIE HART in the 10th anniversary of Broadway's CHICAGO next year (06) in New York City.

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Brosnan Back As Bond?

PIERCE BROSNAN looks set to follow in the footsteps of SIR SEAN CONNERY by teaming up with movie mogul KEVIN MCCLORY for a rival 007 film. Brosnan,...

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Fascinating Fact 1701

Singer/songwriter TORI AMOS is clearing out her musical closet and releasing a five-CD box set of rarities, B-sides, hits and misses. The 86-track...

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The Things They Say 2359

"I love horses. I think I may have been one of Henry VIII's knights in another life, riding through a great forest." MADONNA talks about her love of...

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Pink Supports Spears With Song

PINK shocked fans at a Los Angeles show last night (28JUN06) by dedicating a song to beleaguered pop star BRITNEY SPEARS. Pink, real name ALECIA...

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Pretenders To Be Honoured

Rockers THE PRETENDERS are to be the next act honoured at the VH1 Decades Rock Live TV special - with IGGY POP and GARBAGE star SHIRLEY MANSON among...

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Spelling Rift 'Caused By Beverly Hills Businessman'

LATEST: TORI SPELLING insists that the feud with her mother CANDY has nothing to do with her divorce and re-marriage, but with her mother's...

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Simpson Still Has Her Innocence

JESSICA SIMPSON insists she still has a sense of innocence about her even after her public break-up from estranged husband NICK LACHEY. The couple...

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Comedian Kennedy Lands A Record Deal

Funnyman JAMIE KENNEDY's quirky reality TV bid to become a rapper has paid off - the SCREAM star has landed a record deal. Kennedy, who played a...

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Clarkson Moving On Since Colton

AMERICAN IDOL winner KELLY CLARKSON insists she has moved on since her break-up with singer GRAHAM COLTON five months ago (JAN06). The two met when...

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Numb3rs Star Farr Weds

NUMB3RS star DIANE FARR married marketing executive SEUNG CHUNG in Mammoth Lakes, California last Saturday (24JUN06). The 32-year-old star, who...

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Willis Supports German Birthplace

BRUCE WILLIS is throwing his support behind the German World Cup soccer team, because he was born in the country. Despite his US nationality, the...

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The Things They Say 2360

"Nudity frightens me, but I think I will do it if I think it's necessary - or when it makes me giggle." KEIRA KNIGHTLEY reveals what it would take...

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Dj Quick Sentenced To Five Months Behind Bars

Hip-hop star DJ QUICK has been sentenced to five months in jail for assaulting his sister in 2003. DJ Quick - real name DAVID MARVIN BLAKE - pulled...

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Virgin Fined Over Illegal Madonna Download

Musical retailer Virgin France has been hit with a 600,000 euro ($754,000/GBP414,000) fine after it illegally downloaded MADONNA's hit HUNG UP to...

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Richards To Shoot Pirates Role In September

KEITH RICHARDS' PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN cameo will be filmed when THE ROLLING STONES European tour wraps up in September (06), following months of...

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Fascinating Fact 1699

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's brother MIKE has launched a book of photographs he took backstage at last year's (05) Live 8 concert in London.

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Hynde Vows To Get Violent Over Fur

CHRISSIE HYNDE is so passionate about the anti-fur campaign she insists she's happy to resort to violence to stop fur being worn. THE PRETENDERS...

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Ll Cool J, 50 Cent And Dupri Honoured At Ascap Awards

LL COOL J, 50 CENT and JERMAINE DUPRI were the big winners at the American Society Of Composers, Authors And Publishers (ASCAP) prize-giving this...

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Bedroom Djs Shocked By Daniels Approach

Two bedroom internet DJs were amazed when representatives for Hollywood star JEFF DANIELS contacted them in a bid to get his music played. MARK...

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His Dark Materials Star Plucked From Obscurity

A 12-year-old British girl has been chosen to play the lead role in the big screen adaptation of PHILIP PULLMAN's HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy,...

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The Things They Say 2357

"This is the perfect opportunity to nick (steal) clothes." Rocker CHRISSIE HYNDE's good work comes undone at an animal rights gala held at STELLA...

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Madonna Explains Crucifixion Stunt

Superstar MADONNA refuses to accept criticism of her stage crucifixion stunt, insisting she was making an important statement. The MATERIAL GIRL was...

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The Things They Say 2358

"There's a good side and a naughty side of PETA people. I'm on the bad side." Fashion designer and animal rights campaigner STELLA MCCARTNEY worries...

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Juvenile To Entertain Us Troops

American rapper JUVENILE is jetting off on a whistlestop tour to entertain US troops in Hawaii and South Korea. The REALITY CHECK star will headline...

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Belafonte Dedicates Award To His Black Heroes

HARRY BELAFONTE dedicated the Black Entertainment (BET) Humanitarian Award he picked up on Monday (27JUN06) night to MALCOLM X and NELSON MANDELA. ...

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Jolie's Got Perspective

ANGELINA JOLIE thanks the charity work she does for those less fortunate for keeping her privileged life in perspective. The United Nations (UN)...

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Bono And Geldof Criticise Blair Over G8 Pledges

Campaigners SIR BOB GELDOF and BONO have hit out at the G8 countries, because they are failing to keep promises they made over debt aid to Africa. ...

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Dicaprio Eyes Leary Role

Hollywood superstar LEONARDO DiCAPRIO plans to star as TIMOTHY LEARY in the first biopic of the 1960s counter-culture icon. The forthcoming project,...

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Kidman: 'I Wasn't The Girl Who Got The Boys'

Hollywood superstar NICOLE KIDMAN was so self-conscious of her towering height as a teenager, she rarely attracted the attention of boys. As a...

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Mirren Honoured To Be Given Damehood

DAME HELEN MIRREN nearly turned down her damehood from QUEEN ELIZABETH II because accepting the honour went against her beliefs. The 60-year-old...

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Dave Matthews Fights Carbon Emissions

US rockers the DAVE MATTHEWS BAND have pumped money into a carbon dioxide emissions "offsetting" program in a bid to make up for the years they...

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Elton John's Indian Party

SIR ELTON JOHN's White Tie And Tiara ball tonight (29JUN06) will have an Indian theme. A star-studded guest list including ELIZABETH HURLEY and her...

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Spears Leaving Malibu For Louisiana

Pop superstar BRITNEY SPEARS is leaving the star-studded beaches of Malibu, California for a quieter life in her native Louisiana. The pregnant...

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Anderson Regrets 'Self-obsession'

THE X-FILES star GILLIAN ANDERSON fears she's too "self-obsessed" to ever provide a real service to charity. Speaking at a London gala organised by...

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Fascinating Fact 1700

HUGH HEFNER is opening a new Playboy Club in London, 25 years after the famous chain collapsed in the British capital. In their heyday, the clubs...

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Ali Launches Health Food Line

Legendary boxing heavyweight MUHAMMAD ALI has launched a health food line to help combat obesity in America. Confectionary company Mars is jumping...

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Curtis And Crash Film-makers Honoured By Humanitas

Screenwriters RICHARD CURTIS, PAUL HAGGIS and BOBBY MORESCO took home the top prizes for their "liberating" work at the annual Humanitas Prize awards...

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Moss: 'I Was Stupid'

KATE MOSS has confessed she was stupid to be caught on camera taking drugs. The supermodel was shamed in a British tabloid last year (05), which...

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Luckett Considered Backing Career

Former DESTINY'S CHILD star LATOYA LUCKETT was so desperate for fame after leaving the girl group she considered becoming a backing singer. After...

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Jolie And Pitt Baby Shower Pictures Returned

ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT's baby shower pictures have been returned after police in California arrested a suspected culprit. Photos of the party...

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Moss Turns To Gay Friends

KATE MOSS was so stung by the betrayal that led to her tabloid drug scandal, she has turned her back on all but her gay friends. The images of the...

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Lord Of The Rings Musical Closes Early In Canada

THE LORD THE RINGS musical will unexpectedly close three months early in Toronto, Canada, despite being booked up until December (06). The $22.5...

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Theron Hosts South African Fundraiser

South African actress CHARLIZE THERON paid tribute to her homeland at a fundraising event for the country in Hollywood last night (28JUN06). Theron...

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Lee In Night Club Bathroom Brawl

Bad boy rocker TOMMY LEE provoked a "pushing match" in a Los Angeles night club on Tuesday (27JUN06) after US television hunk JOSH DUHAMEL reportedly...

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Fascinating Fact 1698

Scottish indie band BELLE AND SEBASTIAN caused mayhem on the streets of New York City earlier this week (begs26JUN06) when thousands of die hard fans...

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Buckley Biopic On Horizon

Late singer JEFF BUCKLEY is to be the subject of a biopic masterminded by his mother MARY GUIBERT and director BRIAN JUN. Guibert is keen to work on...

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Strokes Perform With Dinosaurs

New York rockers THE STROKES are set to perform their most unusual gig yet, as they serenade dinosaurs at a British museum. As part of a series of...

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Anderson Strips For Fur-free Fashion

Former BAYWATCH beauty PAMELA ANDERSON sparked a media frenzy in London last night (28JUN06) as she disrobed in the window of STELLA MCCARTNEY's...

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Madonna Writing Sequel To Kids Book

Singer MADONNA is planning to write a sequel to her children's book THE ENGLISH ROSES with her daughter LOURDES. In an interview with the New York...

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Coldplay's Elevator Drama

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN was stuck in an elevator for two hours in Australia last week (ends23JUN06). The FIX YOU hitmaker was staying in a...

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Petty Turns Blind Eye To Chili Peppers 'Plagiarism'

LATEST: Rocker TOM PETTY has vowed to turn a blind eye to allegations the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS plagiarised one of his songs. The band stood accused...

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Elton John Slams Floral Falsehoods

Pop superstar SIR ELTON JOHN has rubbished reports he insists his dressing room is swamped in blooming roses before performing. The singer, who once...

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Lil' Kim Still Strong After Bet Defeat

Jailed rapper LIL' KIM's mother insists the star won't be fazed by her failure at the BET Awards on Monday (26JUN06). Lil' Kim was nominated for the...

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Combs: 'New Acts Saved Bad Boy'

SEAN COMBS credits his two newest acts with saving his record label Bad Boy from the recession currently hitting the music industry. Combs confesses...

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Hynde: 'Meat-eaters Are Terrorists'

Rocker CHRISSIE HYNDE has hit out at meat-eaters, branding them the true "terrorists" of this world. Speaking at a London gala organised by animal...

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Lopez's Ex Denies Extortion Claims

LATEST: JENNIFER LOPEZ's first husband OJANI NOA has denied the singer/actress' claims he tried to extort $5 million (GBP2.85 million) out of her in...

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The Things They Say 2356

"We made a pact to become fat communists!" ANNE HATHAWAY jokes that her and co-star MERYL STREEP long for a simpler life after playing thin fashion...

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Bloom Begs For Extra Time

Film star ORLANDO BLOOM has begged studio bosses for time off promoting the latest PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN movie, to watch England compete in the...

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Connery Set For Rome Honour

Scottish actor SIR SEAN CONNERY is set to be honoured for his lifetime achievements at the Rome Cinema Fest in Italy in October (06). The former...

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Cage Donates $2 Million To Amnesty

Hollywood star NICOLAS CAGE has donated $2 million (GBP1.1 million) to set up a fund for former child soldiers. Human rights charity Amnesty...

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Hilton The Soccer Fan

Socialite PARIS HILTON has developed an obsession with soccer - after spotting the players' athletic physiques. The hotel heiress is currently...

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Fogerty Grateful For Turner Exposure

CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL frontman JOHN FOGERTY will remain forever grateful to TINA TURNER, for making his song PROUD MARY more famous than he...

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Izzard Learning Arabic

British funnyman EDDIE IZZARD is learning Arabic so he can perform a stand-up gig in his birthplace of Yemen. The cross-dressing OCEAN'S TWELVE...

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Lennox's School Donation

Scottish singer ANNIE LENNOX has donated her old report cards and photographs to her former Aberdeen school. The former EURYTHMICS frontwoman was an...

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Fogerty Explains Tour Delay

CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL frontman JOHN FOGERTY spent so many years away from the stage because he was wrapped up in his legal problems. The BAD...

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Longoria Crashes Kidman And Urban's Honeymoon

LATEST: NICOLE KIDMAN and KEITH URBAN jetted to Tahiti on Monday (26JUN06) for a private honeymoon away from the prying eyes of the paparazzi - only...

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Rossi's Blurry Band Aid Memories

STATUS QUO guitarist FRANCIS ROSSI admits he was intoxicated with drugs when he recorded the Band Aid single in 1984. The CAROLINE band joined DURAN...

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Fahrenheit Marine Killed In Iraq

A US Marine who appeared in MICHAEL MOORE's award-winning documentary FAHRENHEIT 9/11 has been killed in Iraq. SERGEANT RAYMOND J PLOUHAR, 30, died...

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Depp's Pirate Theory

Hollywood heart-throb JOHNNY DEPP believes many pirates indulged in gay sex after spending months away from female company. The actor, who plays...

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The Things They Say 2355

"His butt - he's got a cute butt!" KATE BOSWORTH on the best thing about seeing co-star BRANDON ROUTH in tights in SUPERMAN RETURNS.

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Mos Def Ordered To Settle Divorce

Rapper/actor MOS DEF was shocked on Tuesday (27JUN06) when a Brooklyn, New York judge ordered him and his wife to work out their acrimonious divorce...

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Spelling Died From Alzheimer's

LATEST: Legendary TV producer AARON SPELLING was suffering from Alzheimer's disease when he died last Friday (23JUN06) after also suffering a stroke...

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Warrant Issued For Dmx

Troubled rapper DMX is a wanted man after failing to attending a court hearing in New York state yesterday (28JUN06). The hip-hop star, real name...

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Irish Fans A Hit With Hasselhoff

DAVID HASSELHOFF was shocked when he found out that his most adamant fans are in Ireland, not Germany. The 53-year-old has reached cult-like status...

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Fascinating Fact 1697

KEITH URBAN gave NICOLE KIDMAN a special gift for their wedding - a first edition of EMILY BRONTE's WUTHERING HEIGHTS, reportedly acquired by...

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Desperate Spears Dyed Hair To Help Image

LATEST: Pregnant pop star BRITNEY SPEARS was so devastated by the negative reaction she received after her appearance on US news show DATELINE, she...

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Jones Reynolds: 'Barbara Didn't Have My Back'

LATEST: Embattled US talk show host STAR JONES REYNOLDS has launched another scathing attack on former boss BARBARA WALTERS insisting she "didn't...

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Simmons Sex Lawsuit Settled Out Of Court

LATEST: GENE SIMMONS has settled a lawsuit filed by an ex-girlfriend claiming she was slandered in a documentary where the KISS bassist brags about...

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Church To Write Second Autobiography

Soprano-turned-pop star CHARLOTTE CHURCH has signed a deal to write her second autobiography - at the tender age of 20. The Welsh singer released...

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Blunt's New Album Is Busted

British singer JAMES BLUNT has enrolled the talents of former BUSTED star JAMES BOURNE to bring a rock sound to his second album. The former Army...

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Spelling: 'I Never Said Goodbye'

LATEST: TORI SPELLING is devastated she never had the chance to say goodbye to her father AARON SPELLING before he died, because of her strained...

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Coldplay Cheer On Australian Team At Italy's Expense

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN fired up the crowd during an Australian concert on Tuesday night (27JUN06) by slamming Italy - the country's rival in...

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The Things They Say 2354

"Marriage is a contest of generosity, sometimes I lose, sometimes I win. But I'm still in the game and it has taught me the act of compromise and...

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Nick Nolte Settles Sex Lawsuit

LATEST: The parents of a girl who was 15-years-old when she had sex at NICK NOLTE's home have settled their lawsuit against the actor and his son. ...

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Peter Weller Weds

ROBOCOP star PETER WELLER wed his longtime girlfriend SHERI STOWE in Italy last Saturday (24JUN06). The ceremony was held in the picturesque seaside...

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Madonna Dumps Acting For 'Easier' Directing

Superstar MADONNA is dumping her acting dreams to become a director, because film-making is "easier". The MATERIAL GIRL believes she is too creative...

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Hargitay Gives Birth To Baby Boy

LAW + ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT star MARISKA HARGITAY gave birth to a baby boy on Wednesday (28JUN06) in Los Angeles. It is the 42-year-old stars...

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Pavarotti Cancels British Dates

LATEST: Ailing opera legend LUCIANO PAVAROTTI has been forced to postpone the British leg of his world tour next month (JUL06) after ongoing health...

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Jagger's Family Theft

SIR MICK JAGGER's socialite daughter JADE JAGGER admits she has stolen tons of LPs from her dad's record collection. The 34-year-old jewellery...

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Jackson Jury 'Coloured' By Previous Case

Three people on MICHAEL JACKSON's jury in his upcoming lawsuit have admitted they still believe the singer's guilty of child molestation, with some...

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Russian Film Industry Revives

Nine years after the entire Russian domestic movie industry took in only $6 million, the business is on the rebound, rising last year to $350...

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High Definition Coast-to-coast Casting Calls Planned

New York-based House Production and Casting has announced that it has become the first company to use high-definition video conferencing to allow...

29th June 2006 18:08



Marlon Brando, The Action Figure

Not only is Marlon Brando making his final appearance in Superman Returns -- director Bryan Singer created it from outtakes from the original 1978...

29th June 2006 18:08



Viacom Shareholders' Suit Over Executive Pay To Be Tried

A New York court has given the go-ahead to a lawsuit filed by Viacom shareholders who claimed that the company was doling out excessive and...

29th June 2006 18:08



Fbi Claims It Shut Down Huge Piracy Ring

The FBI said on Wednesday that it had arrested 13 members of an international movie-piracy gang that churned out 25-50 percent of all bootleg DVDs...

29th June 2006 18:08



Superman Returns With A Bang

Superman Returns posted a mighty $21,015,000 in ticket sales on its opening day Wednesday, including midnight screenings the previous night,...

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Soap Exec To Head Disney

Financial analysts and shareholders-rights activists alike have generally welcomed the decision to name former Procter & Gamble exec John Pepper Jr....

29th June 2006 18:08



Broken Trail Success Unbroken On Second Night

AMC's telecast of the second part of its Broken Trail miniseries once again drew a huge audience Monday night. The show, starring Robert Duvall,...

29th June 2006 18:08



Murdoch May Sell Fox Tv Stations To Malone

Rupert Murdoch has indicated that News Corp may buy John Malone's 18 percent stake in the company by selling him some Fox-owned TV stations for...

29th June 2006 18:08



Talent Shows Rule On Wednesday Night

Talent contests ruled during primetime Wednesday night as Fox's So You Think You Can Dance won the 8:00 p.m. hour with a 4.9 rating and a 9 share,...

29th June 2006 18:08



Star Struck At The View

In what is fast becoming the most talked about firing of a broadcast personality since radio talk-show host Arthur Godfrey fired popular singer...

29th June 2006 18:08



Move Over, Britney; Nbc's Investigators Are Coming

NBC News, which like other network news divisions has been increasingly criticized for devoting too much attention to crime and entertainment stories...

29th June 2006 18:08


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