26th July 2006

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Spears Dismisses Pool Boy For Befriending Federline

BRITNEY SPEARS has sacked the hired help who used to clean the pool at her Malibu, California mansion - because he became too friendly with her...

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Simpson To Be First Guest For O'donnell's View Debut

Singer/actress JESSICA SIMPSON will appear on the first episode of US talk show THE VIEW with new co-host ROSIE O'DONNELL, to repay her for her...

26th July 2006 0:00



Lohan: 'Redheads Have More Fun'

LINDSAY LOHAN has blasted the myth blondes have all the fun - insisting she prefers being a redhead. The actress has experimented with a range of...

26th July 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2537

"I have one ram called BRYAN BROWN, after my friend the Australian actor. They have similar interests." Veteran actor SAM NEILL explains how he came...

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Shy Jackson Asks To Be Boxed Up In New Video

JANET JACKSON was so nervous shooting her latest video, CALL ON ME, she insisted on performing, surrounded by screens - so no one could watch her. ...

26th July 2006 0:00



Givens Regrets Marriage To Tyson

Former HEAD OF THE CLASS star ROBIN GIVENS regrets marrying controversial boxer MIKE TYSON and still finds it hard to leave the trauma of the...

26th July 2006 0:00



Ford To Be Released From Hospital

Former US President GERALD FORD is expected to be released from a Vail, Colorado hospital today (26JUL06), after experiencing shortness of breath. ...

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Santoro Joins Cast Of Lost

RODRIGO SANTORO, who is known as "the Brazilian TOM CRUISE", is joining the cast of hit TV drama LOST. The actor is best known for his roles in...

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Nelly Challenges Snoop And Co To Studio Basketball

Basketball fanatic NELLY has had a small court set up at his studio, so he can challenged fellow rappers to hoop games. The HOT IN HERRE hitmaker...

26th July 2006 0:00



Navarro's Flirting Edited From Reality Show

DAVE NAVARRO's womanising ways are reportedly being edited out of hit US reality TV contest ROCK STAR: SUPERNOVA to save the guitarist further...

26th July 2006 0:00



Timberlake Tries To Hit On Metcalfe's Girl

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star JESSE METCALFE was shocked when he learned pop star JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE tried to pick up his girlfriend, British singer...

26th July 2006 0:00



Simpson Contemplates Breast Surgery

Singer/actress JESSICA SIMPSON will have her "perky and cute" breasts surgically enhanced if they ever start to sag. The buxom SWEETEST SIN star...

26th July 2006 0:00



Lohan Wants To Take Hollywood To Africa

LINDSAY LOHAN is so excited about her charity trip to Africa, she's trying to convince all her celebrity pals to join her. The actress will go to...

26th July 2006 0:00



Miss Universe Collapsed Because Of Heavy Dress

The new MISS UNIVERSE, ZULEYKA RIVERA, insists she collapsed soon after being crowned because she was overwhelmed by the weight of her enormous...

26th July 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2536

"I've always accepted him as who he is. It's about his own serenity at this point." Actress CHRISTINA APPLEGATE is pleased her friend, and former 'N...

26th July 2006 0:00



Beckhams Plan Secret Move To Los Angeles

British soccer superstar DAVID BECKHAM and his wife VICTORIA are making secret plans to move to exclusive Bel Air in Los Angeles. The news adds to...

26th July 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1847

Actor PETER MAYHEW, best known for his role as CHEWBACCA in the original STAR WARS trilogy, has signed up to star in forthcoming thriller YESTERDAY...

26th July 2006 0:00



Black Looks Ahead To Son's Teenage Rebellion

Movie star JACK BLACK is overjoyed at becoming a first-time father, but is already preparing for teenage rebellion and parental mishaps. Black's...

26th July 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1846

Veteran director BRIAN DE PALMA' forthcoming film THE BLACK DAHLIA, which stars SCARLETT JOHANSSON, JOSH HARTNETT and HILARY SWANK, has been selected...

26th July 2006 0:00



Hepburn's Tiffany Dress To Be Auctioned

The black dress AUDREY HEPBURN wore in classic film BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S will go under the hammer in December (06) to raise money for India's...

26th July 2006 0:00



Farrell Talks Of Rewarding Rehab

Hollywood wildman COLIN FARRELL was surprised by how rewarding he found his recent stint in rehab for exhaustion and an addiction to painkillers,...

26th July 2006 0:00



Neill Admires Women For Kissing Men

Veteran actor SAM NEILL has compared kissing his co-star HUGO WEAVING in new movie LITTLE FISH to being caught in a clinch with an "Alsatian's...

26th July 2006 0:00



Zeppelin Gets Politicians' Vote

LED ZEPPELIN's classic 1969 sophomore album has topped a poll to find the favourite record among British politicians. LED ZEPPELIN II beat out...

26th July 2006 0:00



My Chemical Romance Singer Unveils Comic Book

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE frontman GERARD WAY realised a childhood dream when he unveiled his latest comic book at Comic-Con in San Diego, California at...

26th July 2006 0:00



Rockers Contribute Tracks To Male Cancer Album

PAUL WELLER, GRANDADDY and STEREOPHONICS are among a host of bands who have donated a song to an album raising money for testicular cancer research...

26th July 2006 0:00



Jackson Denies Wedding Rumours

JANET JACKSON has rubbished reports she is planning to marry her longterm boyfriend JERMAINE DUPRI later this year (06) - but admits he could be...

26th July 2006 0:00



Tilton Blasts Principal

Actress CHARLENE TILTON has slammed her former DALLAS co-star VICTORIA PRINCIPAL as a "real bitch". Tilton claims Principal cut all ties with the...

26th July 2006 0:00



Decency Ruling 'Damaging' Us Tv

Fox TV boss PETER LIGUORI has criticised the US Senate's decision to impose far heavier penalties on broadcasters if they screen indecent material,...

26th July 2006 0:00



Da Vinci Code Banned In Iran

No new editions of DAN BROWN's novel THE DA VINCI CODE will be published in Iran following protests from Christians in the Islamic country. The...

26th July 2006 0:00



Bass: 'I'm Gay And In Love'

Former 'N SYNC singer LANCE BASS has revealed he is gay and is in a "very stable" relationship with AMAZING RACE reality TV star REICHEN LEHMKUHL. ...

26th July 2006 0:00



Morrissey Hits Back In Tv Presenter Feud

Outspoken British singer MORRISSEY has hit back at British television presenter RICHARD MADELEY, who labelled him a "puffed-up-prat" and "vain...

26th July 2006 0:00



Culture Club Debut New Singer

Eighties pop group CULTURE CLUB unveiled their new frontman at a concert in London last night (25JUL06). BOY GEORGE's replacement, known as SAM,...

26th July 2006 0:00



Rockers Split After Singer Arrested On Child Rape Charges

Belgian rockers THREE PLAGUE OF GENTLEMAN have split after frontman STEVE MCMILLAN confessed to charges of multiple child rape. MCMillan - real name...

26th July 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2535

"It's amazing nonsense. The book's very personal and very open. There'll be stuff that people haven't seen before. Very private thoughts, very...

26th July 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2533

"I mean as much as I don't want to be ageist or fattist, it's dark out there but it's not that dark. I've no idea who that guy was - but thank you...

26th July 2006 0:00



Langham Case Adjourned Again

LATEST: British comedian CHRIS LANGHAM's child pornography case has been adjourned until 30 August (06). The 57-year-old award-winning...

26th July 2006 0:00



Bloom's Favourite Toy

ORLANDO BLOOM has a novel way of dealing with spending so much time away from girlfriend KATE BOSWORTH - he carries a doll modelled on her around...

26th July 2006 0:00



Scrubs Duo Take On Fletch

ZACH BRAFF is to step into comedy legend CHEVY CHASE's shoes and star in a new prequel of the 1980s movie franchise FLETCH. BILL LAWRENCE, the...

26th July 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2534

"It's one of the most depressing songs in rock history... I was in a rough place when I did that record. I had some long periods of severe...

26th July 2006 0:00



Madonna's Toilet Demand

Pop queen MADONNA insists she is given a brand new toilet seat at every venue she plays on her Confessions world tour. The HUNG UP singer demands...

26th July 2006 0:00



Hathaway Helps With Hepatitis A Vaccinations In Nicaragua

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN actress ANNE HATHAWAY donned her hiking boots this week (24JUL06) to help vaccinate children against Hepatitis A in a rural...

26th July 2006 0:00



Dmx Rejects Plea Bargain

Troubled rapper DMX turned down the opportunity to accept a plea bargain over traffic offences in New York State, complaining he has been unfairly...

26th July 2006 0:00



Flowers Vows To Keep His Mouth Shut

LATEST: KILLERS singer BRANDON FLOWERS has apologised to rival bands he has bad-mouthed and vows to keep his mouth shut for now on. The American...

26th July 2006 0:00



Zellweger Causes Stir

Hollywood actress RENEE ZELLWEGER is causing a stir in the sleepy Cumbrian town of Whitehaven, England, during filming for MISS POTTER, because her...

26th July 2006 0:00



Secret Hendrix Recording To Go Under The Hammer

A previously unreleased track JIMI HENDRIX wrote 40 years ago (66) will be sold at auction in New York City in October (06). The late rock icon...

26th July 2006 0:00



Farrell Mocks Cruise

COLIN FARRELL mocked his MINORITY REPORT co-star TOM CRUISE on US TV shows TODAY and LIVE WITH REGIS AND KELLY yesterday (25JUL06). The Irish actor...

26th July 2006 0:00



Hogan Embroiled In Tax Evasion Investigation

CROCODILE DUNDEE actor PAUL HOGAN is being investigated by Australian authorities for possible tax evasion. Hogan, whose film and television...

26th July 2006 0:00



Musician Bobby Paterson Dies

LOVE AND MONEY bass player BOBBY PATERSON died following a brief illness on Sunday morning (23JUL06). He was 49. Paterson, was a founder member of...

26th July 2006 0:00



Winning Contestant Slams Jeopardy!

JEOPARDY! winner KEN JENNINGS has slammed the American game show, despite winning $2.5 million (GBP1.4 million) during a 74-game winning streak. The...

26th July 2006 0:00



Moss' Model Behaviour

Supermodel KATE MOSS and her rebellious antics have been praised by fashion powerhouse KARL LAGERFELD. The British supermodel was secretly filmed...

26th July 2006 0:00



Rodman Set For Another UK Reality Show

US basketball ace DENIS RODMAN has vowed to cause a stir on UK reality show LOVE ISLAND by "sowing his oats". The frisky sportsman, who has...

26th July 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1845

Academy Award-winner SIR BEN KINGSLEY is to launch the return of British TV favourite JACKANORY in November (06) by reading the first story of a...

26th July 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2531

"I grew up singing JACKSON FIVE songs. My uncle put a little band together with all the kids, and I used to have to be MIKE. This was a long time...

26th July 2006 0:00



Diddy Denies Marriage Rumours

Rap mogul SEAN COMBS has quashed reports he is planning to marry longterm girlfriend KIM PORTER next month (AUG06). The Bad Boy Entertainment...

26th July 2006 0:00



Black Bans Own Music

Funny man JACK BLACK has banned his children from listening to his TENACIOUS D records until they are at least 13. The comedy rock group are...

26th July 2006 0:00



Anderson: 'I Still Love Tommy'

Former BAYWATCH beauty PAMELA ANDERSON has confessed she's still in love with ex-husband TOMMY LEE on the eve of her marriage to KID ROCK. The...

26th July 2006 0:00



Faithfull Plans Updated Memoirs

Singer/actress MARIANNE FAITHFULL is releasing an updated version of her 1994 autobiography, insisting the new tome will be much funnier. The THIS...

26th July 2006 0:00



Jackman's Gratitude

HUGH JACKMAN's love scene in new movie SCOOP with Hollywood beauty SCARLETT JOHANSSON was shot in one take, much to the joy of his wife DEBORAH. The...

26th July 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2532

"They have to make me look like the gay WAYNE ROONEY, don't they?" GEORGE MICHAEL slams a British newspaper for likening him to the England soccer...

26th July 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1844

Four rare water coloured BEATRIX POTTER Christmas cards are tipped to fetch up to $108,000 (GBP60,000) at auction. The PETER RABBIT mastermind's...

26th July 2006 0:00



Izzard Slams Travolta's Transvestite Performance

British funnyman EDDIE IZZARD has blasted JOHN TRAVOLTA's portrayal of a transvestite in cult comedy HAIRSPRAY as cliched - before the actor has even...

26th July 2006 0:00



Morrissey Snubs Baldwin Film

Former THE SMITHS frontman MORRISSEY has turned down the chance to appear alongside ALEC BALDWIN in a forthcoming Hollywood movie, because he is...

26th July 2006 0:00



Krall's Photo Blues

Jazz musician DIANA KRALL wants to be recognised for more than just the sexy album sleeves which have made her the poster girl of the jazz world. ...

26th July 2006 0:00



Dupri Hails 'Trendsetter' Jackson

Rap mogul JERMAINE DUPRI has lavished praise on partner JANET JACKSON's forthcoming album for continuing to set the standard for her female...

26th July 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2529

"They're kinda like the SPICE GIRLS but a lot younger, a lot hotter and with talent." Actor JESSE METCALFE is a big fan of his girlfriend NADINE...

26th July 2006 0:00



Church's Baby Turnaround

CHARLOTTE CHURCH is to start a family with long term love GAVIN HENSON. The CRAZY CHICK singer announced just two months ago (MAY06), "Having a baby...

26th July 2006 0:00



The Wiz Recreates Magic Onstage

The hip-hop version of classical musical THE WIZARD OF OZ is set to return to the stage with funnymen WAYNE BRADY and DAVID ALAN GRIER in lead...

26th July 2006 0:00



Zombie Sequel Ruled Out

A sequel to cult 2004 zombie movie SHAUN OF THE DEAD has been ruled out by the film's director. Despite huge pressure to continue SIMON PEGG's...

26th July 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2530

"It wasn't in the script when I got it. BETTY THOMAS, the director of the movie, kinda had to sell me on that idea. It took a few days and she got me...

26th July 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1843

Actress JESSICA LANGE has her sights set on the London stage after signing on to play MADAME RANEVSKAYA in a new London production of CHEKHOV's THE...

26th July 2006 0:00



Stars Escape Californian Blaze

DEMI MOORE, MISCHA BARTON, CHRISTIAN SLATER and ROSEANNE BARR are among the celebrities whose homes came within yards of being destroyed by a fierce...

26th July 2006 0:00



Dawson Poses For Comic Book Art

ROSARIO DAWSON called on all her acting skills when she created her new comic book, OCT: OCCULT CRIMES TASKFORCE, because she had to pose for the...

26th July 2006 0:00



Megan Stunned By Cross-dressers In Her Gowns

Former WILL + GRACE star MEGAN MULLALLY gave up her dreams of adding her outfits from the show to her wardrobe when she saw men wearing them. The...

26th July 2006 0:00



Andersen Escapes Prison Sentence

LATEST: Danish model MAY ANDERSEN has been ordered to attend anger management classes after she allegedly attacked an air steward on a flight to...

26th July 2006 0:00



Dawson Left Red-faced At Comic-con

SIN CITY star ROSARIO DAWSON was left feeling like "a total dork" at Sunday's (23JUL06) Comic-Con comic book convention in California when she was...

26th July 2006 0:00



Collette Loved Family Bootcamp

Husband-and-wife directing team JONATHAN DAYTON and VALERIE FARIS made sure the cast of their new film LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE bonded as a family...

26th July 2006 0:00



Stritch To Pay Stage Tribute To Coward

Comedienne ELAINE STRITCH is embarking on a one-woman stage tribute to NOEL COWARD - at the age of 81. The beloved TWO'S COMPANY star will tread the...

26th July 2006 0:00



Jackson Calls On Hollywood Bosses To Hit The Internet

SAMUEL L JACKSON is thrilled with the Internet interest in his new movie SNAKES ON A PLANE and feels many films would benefit from an online fan...

26th July 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2528

"The first record I ever bought was the musical JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, and I think that's what encouraged me to do what I do. I love that musical...

26th July 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1842

Christmas came early for THE FLAMING LIPS when the group performed on US chat show JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE on Monday night (24JUL06) - their dancers were...

26th July 2006 0:00



Jackson Orders Snakes Restraining Order

SAMUEL L JACKSON had a clause in his contract for high-flying thriller SNAKES ON A PLANE which insisted all reptiles on the set were kept at least 20...

26th July 2006 0:00



Fat Joe Shows Off His Soft Side With Mum Tribute Track

Tough-talking rapper FAT JOE is showing off his soft side on his new album with a song about his mum. The heavyweight New Yorker has dedicated new...

26th July 2006 0:00



Farrell Gives Up His Biking Dream

COLIN FARRELL has given up his biking dreams because he's learned he's no Hell's Angel. The Irish movie star bought himself a motorbike last year...

26th July 2006 0:00



Michael: 'The Wedding's Still On'

Troubled singer GEORGE MICHAEL will go ahead with his proposed 'marriage' to gay partner KENNY GOSS, despite a British newspaper exposing him as a...

26th July 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1841

R+B star, poet and actress ASHANTI is adding style guru to her impressive resume after agreeing to pen a new fashion book for girls and young women,...

26th July 2006 0:00



Another Alleged Navarro Girlfriend Comes Forward

Another woman has come forward claiming she's DAVE NAVARRO's secret girlfriend - just days after the rocker insisted he's single after splitting from...

26th July 2006 0:00



Voivod Stars Struggle To Watch Bandmate Die

VOIVOD frontman DENIS BELANGER struggled to come to terms with bandmate DENIS 'PIGGY' D'AMOUR's 2005 cancer battle - because he couldn't bear to see...

26th July 2006 0:00



Michael: 'I'm Not Ashamed Of Gay Cruising'

LATEST: GEORGE MICHAEL is not ashamed of being spotted prowling a notorious homosexual pick-up spot in London last week (ends 23JUL06), insisting...

26th July 2006 0:00



Mariah Grateful To Spend Final Days With Dying Dad

MARIAH CAREY will forever be grateful she got the chance to reconnect with her estranged father before he died because she learned to love him all...

26th July 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2526

"I worked out that if you don't eat food, you can't get that big. There's a not-sticking-it-in-your-gob diet called Don't Eat The Bloody Thing."...

26th July 2006 0:00



Scissor Sisters Star Reveals Suicide Bid

JAKE SHEARS found it so difficult to cope with his meteoric rise to fame he considered throwing himself into New York's Hudson River. The flamboyant...

26th July 2006 0:00



Lee's Stage Ride

MOTLEY CRUE drummer TOMMY LEE plans to build a rollercoaster to use on stage during the band's performances on their upcoming tour. The WILD SIDE...

26th July 2006 0:00



Collette Loves The Shaved Look

THE SIXTH SENSE star TONI COLLETTE has fond memories of the five times she has shaved off her hair because each episode marks an important stage in...

26th July 2006 0:00



Nelly 'Inspired' By Carey's Bounce Back

Hip-hop star NELLY has branded MARIAH CAREY one of the biggest inspirations an artist can get for the way she bounced back after her career slumped. ...

26th July 2006 0:00



Gervais To Quit Comedy

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS will quit comedy after the second series of hit show EXTRAS to concentrate on acting in serious dramas. THE OFFICE...

26th July 2006 0:00



Oasis Blast Split Rumours

Rock supergroup OASIS have slammed reports they are to disband following the release of a greatest hits album later this year (06). STOP THE CLOCKS...

26th July 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2525

"I was in a club with some friends in New York city the other day and it came on. You would have thought that JESUS was coming to town. We went...

26th July 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2527

"I was on a set doing a film called PRIDE + GLORY and they brought out two cakes on the set but it was about five minutes before I did my death...

26th July 2006 0:00



Baby Shiloh Gets Waxed

Sculptors at Madame Tussaud's in New York have paid tribute to Hollywood's top family by recreating ANGELINA JOLIE and BRAD PITT's baby SHILOH in wax...

26th July 2006 0:00



Thurman Eyes Toyboy Lover

Newly single actress UMA THURMAN is keen to date a younger man after splitting from her 48-year-old boyfriend earlier this month (JUL06). The KILL...

26th July 2006 0:00



Farrell Bodyguard Threatened Man Who Served Him Papers

The man who served COLIN FARRELL with court papers on behalf of the woman accusing the actor of stalking and harassing her has described his...

26th July 2006 0:00



Metcalfe Left Red-faced By Observant Dawson

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES hunk JESSE METCALFE was left red-faced on a US chat show on Monday night (24JUL06) when actress ROSARIO DAWSON quizzed him about...

26th July 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1840

British CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER winner CHANTELLE HOUGHTON will be wearing a dress designed by ELIZABETH EMANUEL, creator of the late PRINCESS DIANA's...

26th July 2006 0:00



Lee's Sexy Mail Ends Up In Jones' Post Box

Rocker TOMMY LEE feels for his acting namesake TOMMY LEE JONES because he's convinced he gets his weird fanmail. The MOTLEY CRUE drummer admits he...

26th July 2006 0:00



Smith's 10,000 Credits Assailed

Kevin Smith's marketing gimmick to give an end-credit to the first 10,000 people on MySpace.com who linked their "friends list" to the Clerks II...

26th July 2006 18:22



Pink Slips Finally Fall At Disney

After announcing last week that it plans to lay off 20 percent of its employees, the Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday began handing out pink slips, with...

26th July 2006 18:22



Millionaire Mogul Vows To Battle Mpaa

Shawn Hogan, the CEO of business software firm Digital Point Solutions, has vowed to fight an MPAA lawsuit that charges he illegally downloaded a...

26th July 2006 18:22



Cronkite: Comment On Vietnam War His Proudest Moment

Walter Cronkite has indicated that the high point in his career came during a documentary he did in 1972 about the Vietnam War, when he indicated...

26th July 2006 18:22



Cronkite Finally Gets Tv Tribute -- On Pbs

PBS tonight finally gives Walter Cronkite something that CBS never did -- a full-length, documentary tribute, detailing his contributions to...

26th July 2006 18:22



Browns Call Penalty Against Cleveland Tv Station

Cleveland TV station WOIO on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the Cleveland Browns in an attempt to block the team from breaking a three-year,...

26th July 2006 18:22



Talent Gets The Hook

Apparently when it comes to the popular America Loves Talent, audiences prefer to watch shows featuring the obvious losers more than those with,...

26th July 2006 18:22



Casino Royale To Receive Royale Treatment

Casino Royale, starring Daniel Craig as James Bond, will receive its world premiere at the 60th Royal Film Performance at the Odeon Leicester Square...

26th July 2006 18:22



Woody Allen: Making Movies Ain't That Big A Deal

Woody Allen has downplayed his Hollywood auteur status, insisting that he has "no commitment to my work" in the sense of spending long, arduous weeks...

26th July 2006 18:22



Kevin Smith Named Guest Critic On Ebert And Roeper

Writer-director-actor Kevin Smith, who famously tangled last week with ABC-TV critic Joel Siegel after Siegel showily walked out on a screening of...

26th July 2006 18:22


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