31st July 2006

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Lohan Continues To Party

LATEST: LINDSAY LOHAN continued partying last weekend (ends30JUL06) despite the fact she was hospitalised Wednesday (26JUL06) and received a scathing...

31st July 2006 0:00



Bass Caught Up In Proposed Sigler Romance Hoax

Newly-outed gay star LANCE BASS was part of a planned St Valentine's Day (14FEB06) hoax, romantically linking him to actress pal JAMIE LYNN SIGLER -...

31st July 2006 0:00



Mcshane Pays Film Tribute To British Journalist Benson

Actor IAN MCSHANE's latest movie character is his personal tribute to late British journalist ROSS BENSON. The SEXY BEAST star jumped at the chance...

31st July 2006 0:00



Shakira + Chili Peppers Lead Mtv Video Awards Nominations

SHAKIRA and the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS are celebrating today (31JUL06) after picking up seven 2006 MTV Video Music Awards nominations each. ...

31st July 2006 0:00



Huey Tastes The Power Of Chicago

Rocker HUEY LEWIS is the latest big name to sign up for a visit to CHICAGO - the POWER OF LOVE singer will star in the stage musical when it hits San...

31st July 2006 0:00



James Bond Set To Be Rebuilt

LATEST: The set of JAMES BOND film CASINO ROYALE, which was ravaged by a fire that broke out yesterday (30JUL06), "will need to be demolished and...

31st July 2006 0:00



Thurman Comes To Terms With Press Intrusion

Hollywood star UMA THURMAN has finally come to terms with the intense media circus surrounding her personal and family life. After two high-profile...

31st July 2006 0:00



Sinatra Biographers Question New Lovechild Claims

LATEST: FRANK SINATRA's celebrated biographers ROBBYN SWAN and ANTHONY SUMMERS are questioning claims by a 50-something Arizona woman that she's Ol'...

31st July 2006 0:00



Hilton Is Prison Hit

Hotel heiress PARIS HILTON is being inundated with fan mail from lusty prisoners desperate to secure her hand in marriage. The American...

31st July 2006 0:00



Experts Reveal Sinatra Was A Functioning Alcoholic

FRANK SINATRA was a functioning alcoholic, who went cold turkey on his love of booze and cigarettes in the weeks running up to recording sessions to...

31st July 2006 0:00



Bundchen And Dicaprio Back Together?

Brazilian supermodel GISELE BUNDCHEN has sparked rumours she's back with her ex, LEONARDO DiCAPRIO, after being spotted with the actor's family...

31st July 2006 0:00



Doherty To Sue Star Magazine

Former BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 star SHANNEN DOHERTY was reduced to tears last week (ends30JUL06) after seeing a US tabloid magazine cover declaring...

31st July 2006 0:00



Lawrence Goes Solo With Brotherly Record Label

Country star TRACY LAWRENCE has launched his own record label with his manager/brother LANEY. The Lawrence boys will oversee all records and...

31st July 2006 0:00



Kidman Confirmed For Compass

Newlywed NICOLE KIDMAN is set to star as MRS COULTER in THE GOLDEN COMPASS, the film version of the first of PHILIP PULLMAN's bestselling HIS DARK...

31st July 2006 0:00



Billboard Bosses To Honour Otis With New Role Model Prize

Soul legend OTIS REDDING is to be honoured on the 40th anniversary of his death with a new Billboard award bearing his name. Bosses at the rock...

31st July 2006 0:00



Harris Regrets Naked Romp With Foxx

MIAMI VICE star NAOMIE HARRIS is furious with herself for not getting naked with JAMIE FOXX while shooting the cop drama. The modest British actress...

31st July 2006 0:00



Dash's Wife Toasted By Fashion World

RACHEL ROY - the designer wife of hip-hop star DAMON DASH - has been hailed for her unique clothing line after picking up the 2006 Bollywood Fashion...

31st July 2006 0:00



Lloyd Webber Slams State Of West End

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER has hit out at the state of West End musicals, blaming their preoccupation with the "feel-good factor" for dwindling ticket...

31st July 2006 0:00



Chicks Documentary To Premiere At Toronto

Country trio the DIXIE CHICKS are set to further fan the flames of hatred against them when they air their new documentary at the Toronto...

31st July 2006 0:00



Jackson Sued By Legal Firm

MICHAEL JACKSON's legal woes are mounting up again - he's now being sued for legal fees he allegedly owes a Los Angeles law firm. Bosses at Ayscough...

31st July 2006 0:00



Rushdie Slams Film Protesters' Support

British novelist SALMAN RUSHDIE has dismissed support of a 100-strong rally to protest against a proposed film set on their street as "philistine,...

31st July 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2565

"I couldn't see myself trying to breastfeed one moment, and rushing off to do a love scene the next!" British actress KATE BECKINSALE on why she has...

31st July 2006 0:00



New B.i.g. Investigation Opens

A fresh investigation into the unsolved 1997 killing of rap star Notorious B.I.G. has been launched in Los Angeles. Police Chief WILLIAM BRATTON is...

31st July 2006 0:00



Ayckbourn Returns After Stroke

Playwright ALAN AYCKBOURN is returning to work to direct his new play IF I WERE YOU after recovering from a stroke. The stage star, who wrote the...

31st July 2006 0:00



Glover Backs Unions

Crusading actor DANNY GLOVER has supported a campaign to rally Puerto Rico's hotel workers to join the local branch of a large US labour union in a...

31st July 2006 0:00



Zidane Headbutt Sparks Song

French soccer ace ZINEDINE ZIDANE - who was sent off in the recent World Cup final for headbutting Italian player MARCO MATERAZZI on the pitch - has...

31st July 2006 0:00



Mccartney Releases Classical Album

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY is releasing an album of choral and orchestral works in English and Latin in what will be his most complex musical offering to...

31st July 2006 0:00



Izzard Seeks Therapy

Comedian EDDIE IZZARD is seeking therapy from a transgender expert to discuss his cross-dressing tendencies. The British funnyman-turned-actor has...

31st July 2006 0:00



George To Litter-pick In August Heat

LATEST: BOY GEORGE has been shown no leniency in his court-ordered community service - he'll pick up litter on New York City streets in blistering...

31st July 2006 0:00



Gaye Quits Law And Order

Actress NONA GAYE has quit NBC's drama LAW AND ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT after only a short spell on the show. It is believed the star's hasty exit was...

31st July 2006 0:00



Pinter Returns To Acting

Acclaimed playwright HAROLD PINTER is to return to the stage after battling illness to star in a one-man show. The Nobel Prize winner has made a...

31st July 2006 0:00



Anastacia Calls Kylie With Support

KYLIE MINOGUE received a personal call from fellow cancer sufferer ANASTACIA offering her support while the pop star battled the illness. Anastacia,...

31st July 2006 0:00



Kidd In Racing Scare

Thrillseeking supermodel JODIE KIDD is reassuring fans she's uninjured after her car was involved in a serious crash at a Belgium motor race this...

31st July 2006 0:00



Scott Thomas Keeps Stage Threat

LATEST: KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS has kept her threat to ditch Hollywood in favour of the stage after signing up for a part in a London production of...

31st July 2006 0:00



Moby Mistaken For Stipe

Dance star MOBY is sick of fans mistaking him for REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE. The PORCELAIN hitmaker admits he's been chased by fans in his New York...

31st July 2006 0:00



Police Watchdog Investigates 'Anti-semitic' Gibson Reports

LATEST: A Los Angeles police watchdog is investigating claims that local sheriff's deputies tried to cover up MEL GIBSON's alleged anti-Semitic...

31st July 2006 0:00



Panic! Cancel Gigs After Family Death

Las Vegas rockers PANIC! AT THE DISCO have been forced to cancel a series of US gigs after one of the band's family members died. The I WRITE SINS...

31st July 2006 0:00



Swayze Hates British Press

Actor PATRICK SWAYZE might have fallen in love with London, but he still detests the British press. The DIRTY DANCING star was infuriated when the...

31st July 2006 0:00



Ludacris Chops Off Hair To Mark 'New Phase'

Rapper/actor LUDACRIS has chopped off his trademark afro and braids to symbolise "a new phase" in his life. Ludacris, real name CHRIS BRIDGES, will...

31st July 2006 0:00



Hutchence's Mother: 'Tiger Lily Wants To Leave Geldof'

MICHAEL HUTCHENCE's mother PATRICIA GLASSOP claims her granddaughter TIGER LILY wants to leave her home in Britain with her half-sisters and adoptive...

31st July 2006 0:00



Stone's Grateful For Second Chance

Hollywood director OLIVER STONE is grateful to be given the chance to work on upcoming movie WORLD TRADE CENTER after a string of box office flops. ...

31st July 2006 0:00



Idol Producers Deny Trying To Push Out Barrino

AMERICAN IDOL producers have dismissed suggestions they put pressure on contestant FANTASIA BARRINO to quit the TV show because she was an unmarried...

31st July 2006 0:00



Lloyd Webber Missed Out On Potter Musical

SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER developed plans to bring JK ROWLING's HARRY POTTER tales to London's West End, until he realised Hollywood film bosses...

31st July 2006 0:00



Gibson's Holocaust Show To Be Axed?

LATEST: MEL GIBSON's planned mini-series about the Holocaust may be axed by American TV network ABC after his alleged drunken anti-Semitic outburst...

31st July 2006 0:00



Mirren Steals Police Badge

Actress DAME HELEN MIRREN snuck away from filming the final scenes of crime series PRIME SUSPECT 7 with a special souvenir - her alter-ego's police...

31st July 2006 0:00



Bellamy: 'The UK Music Scene Is Self-inflated'

MUSE frontman MATT BELLAMY has slammed the UK music scene for being shallow and insists he prefers performing in Italy. The PLUG IN BABY rocker...

31st July 2006 0:00



Woody Shoot Halted By Water Board

Veteran director WOODY ALLEN has received a telling-off from a British water board, who are less than impressed by his extravagant use of "rain" for...

31st July 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1873

British royal PRINCE CHARLES is using the current reality TV craze to find the perfect organic gardener. The prince is linking up with a new,...

31st July 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2564

"You know what? I'm not a big fan of the movie. I thought the scenes went on so long it was like watching paint dry." PATRICK SWAYZE didn't take...

31st July 2006 0:00



Shakira's Hips Enthrall The UK Charts

SHAKIRA has topped the UK singles charts for the first time with her WYCLEF JEAN collaboration HIPS DON'T LIE. The Colombian singer's catchy tune...

31st July 2006 0:00



Peaches Slammed For 'Bono Must Die' Endorsement

PEACHES GELDOF has come under fire from her own dad SIR BOB GELDOF - for endorsing a British rock band called BONO MUST DIE. The 17-year-old...

31st July 2006 0:00



Jackson: 'I Should Have Been In Miami Vice'

SAMUEL L JACKSON has bittersweet memories of the original TV series of MIAMI VICE - because he was never given a part in the show. The PULP FICTION...

31st July 2006 0:00



Lee: 'UK Movie Scene Is In Major Trouble'

Screen legend CHRISTOPHER LEE has slammed the British movie industry, insisting actors are resigned to taking jobs they hate just to keep working. ...

31st July 2006 0:00



Rodman Leaves Love Island

US basketball ace DENNIS RODMAN has stormed off UK reality show LOVE ISLAND after arguing with British TV actor LEE OTWAY over Playboy Playmate...

31st July 2006 0:00



Mills Smashes 'Gold-digger' Slurs

HEATHER MILLS has rubbished reports she has snubbed a GBP30 million ($55 million) divorce settlement from former husband SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY. ...

31st July 2006 0:00



Anderson Horrified By 'Ugly' Wedding Photos

Newlywed PAMELA ANDERSON is ecstatic following her weekend (29JUL06) wedding to KID ROCK, but was dismayed to discover paparazzi snapped "the ugliest...

31st July 2006 0:00



Borrell's Bizarre Movie Moment

RAZORLIGHT star JOHNNY BORRELL was stunned when he recently turned down a role in a Hollywood movie - because he ended up on the film set by accident...

31st July 2006 0:00



Theron's Pooches To Take To The Screen

Movie beauty CHARLIZE THERON is so devoted to her two dogs DENVER and DELILAH, she is planning to produce a movie in which the lovable pooches can...

31st July 2006 0:00



Li: 'Farrell Is Lovely - To Everybody'

Chinese movie beauty GONG LI loves spending time with her MIAMI VICE co-star COLIN FARRELL off-set, but she insists he pays exactly the same amount...

31st July 2006 0:00



Boy Kill Boy's Ibiza Bloodbath Hell

London rockers BOY KILL BOY have been involved in even more chaos in Ibiza, when, just days after the band wrecked a $1.8 million (GBP1 million)...

31st July 2006 0:00



Reservoir Dogs Game Under Fire

A controversial computer game based on gory 1992 movie RESERVOIR DOGS has been met with fierce criticism from police officials in the UK, who fear it...

31st July 2006 0:00



Miami Vice Sinks Pirates At Us Box Office

The big screen remake of 1980s iconic TV show MIAMI VICE finally toppled blockbuster PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST for the top spot at...

31st July 2006 0:00



Cbs Fights Super Bowl Fine

LATEST: US TV network CBS has once more appealed against a $550,000 (GBP305,000) fine imposed after JANET JACKSON's 2004 Super Bowl 'wardrobe...

31st July 2006 0:00



Blunt In Top Five Of 'Most Annoying' Chart

British crooner JAMES BLUNT has come in at fourth place in a new poll of "most annoying things" - beating traffic wardens, hangovers and even...

31st July 2006 0:00



Swayze: 'I Had To Beat The Bullies'

Hollywood star PATRICK SWAYZE insists he had to create his tough guy image from an early age - as he was severely persecuted throughout his...

31st July 2006 0:00



Brinkley's Daughter Speaks Out About Affair

LATEST: ALEXA RAY JOEL, supermodel CHRISTIE BRINKLEY's daughter with musician BILLY JOEL, has spoken out in support of her mother after she was...

31st July 2006 0:00



Diaz: 'Fiona Allows Me To Be Skinny And Spotty'

CAMERON DIAZ loves lending her voice to PRINCESS FIONA in the animated SHREK movies - because she never has to think about her image. The blonde...

31st July 2006 0:00



Ice Cube Says No To Politics

Rapper ICE CUBE has rubbished reports he is planning to make the move from music to politics. The ANACONDA star, who recently hit out at the...

31st July 2006 0:00



Cliff Persuades Blair To Alter Copyright Laws

Pop veteran SIR CLIFF RICHARD has reportedly persuaded British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR to consider changing music copyright laws in his favour. ...

31st July 2006 0:00



Foxx Denies Corrupting Farrell

Oscar-winner JAMIE FOXX insists his hard partying with co-star COLIN FARRELL while filming MIAMI VICE had nothing to do with the Irish star's...

31st July 2006 0:00



Lee: 'New Wicker Man Is Desperate'

Movie veteran CHRISTOPHER LEE has branded the upcoming Hollywood remake of THE WICKER MAN as "desperate". Lee, 84, starred in the original cult...

31st July 2006 0:00



Osbournes Take Credit For Reality Tv Explosion

Rock 'n' roll couple OZZY and SHARON OSBOURNE insist they are responsible for the success other reality TV stars are now enjoying, because they...

31st July 2006 0:00



Shears: 'Minogue Is A Freak Like Me'

SCISSOR SISTERS star JAKE SHEARS is convinced he was separated at birth from pop star pal KYLIE MINOGUE, because she is the only person he knows who...

31st July 2006 0:00



Pavarotti Describes Cancer Battle

Veteran tenor LUCIANO PAVAROTTI has rubbished reports his pancreatic cancer battle will leave him unable to sing again - as he is determined to hit...

31st July 2006 0:00



Jewish Groups Call For Gibson Boycott

Jewish groups have called for Oscar-winner MEL GIBSON to be ostracised from Hollywood and investigated for any breach of race hate laws after his...

31st July 2006 0:00



Warwick's Tears Of Joy Over Stage Tribute

Soul star DIONNE WARWICK stunned the cast of Chicago stage show DON'T MAKE ME OVER (IN TRIBUTE TO DIONNE WARWICK) on Friday (28JUL06), when she...

31st July 2006 0:00



Nelson: Dixie Chicks 'Got A Raw Deal'

Legendary country music star WILLIE NELSON insists the DIXIE CHICKS "got a raw deal" from a disapproving public following their criticism of US...

31st July 2006 0:00



Dina Lohan Defends Lindsay

LATEST: LINDSAY LOHAN's mother DINA has slammed studio executive JAMES G ROBINSON for his scathing letter to her daughter, insisting he was "way out...

31st July 2006 0:00



Lachey Harassed By Amateur Photographer

Representatives for NICK LACHEY have hit back at a student who has accused the singer of roughing him up when he tried to take a picture of him on...

31st July 2006 0:00



Model Dodges Death In Pool Drama

A model nearly drowned at a champagne-fuelled celebrity party hosted by Swedish supermodel VICTORIA SILVERSTEDT on the weekend (29JUL06), after...

31st July 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1872

Pop queen MADONNA appears to be losing her touch - 5,000 tickets remained unsold as the MATERIAL GIRL kicked off her Confessions tour in the UK in...

31st July 2006 0:00



Little Britain Eye America

LITTLE BRITAIN stars DAVID WALLIAMS and MATT LUCAS have reportedly struck a deal with showbiz mogul SIMON FULLER in a bid to take the hit British...

31st July 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1871

Pop queen MADONNA currently takes just two weeks to completely use up an entire Yves St Laurent mascara, thanks to the gruelling demands of her...

31st July 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2563

"If he wasn't my father, I'd spray him with mace." Blonde beauty IVANKA TRUMP hits back at her father DONALD's previous remark that "if she wasn't my...

31st July 2006 0:00



Gibson Stopped For Reckless Driving Before

LATEST: Oscar-winner MEL GIBSON has been stopped for reckless driving at least two other times by police in Malibu, California in the past few years,...

31st July 2006 0:00



Harrison's Charity Super Concert To Be Remembered

Late BEATLE GEORGE HARRISON's landmark Concert For Bangladesh is to be remembered at the New York venue where it took place on its 35th anniversary. ...

31st July 2006 0:00



Rose Taken Ill At Guns N' Roses Gig

GUNS N' ROSES frontman AXL ROSE was rushed off the stage at London's Wembley Arena last night (30JUL06) after being taken ill with a mystery...

31st July 2006 0:00



Top Of The Pops Is No More

Legendary British TV chart show TOP OF THE POPS aired for the last time ever last night (30JUL06) after a record-breaking 42-year reign. The...

31st July 2006 0:00



Nina Sky Stalk Legend For Song

Pop duo NINA SKY are so desperate to record one of R+B singer JOHN LEGEND's songs, they have reportedly started following him around New York City to...

31st July 2006 0:00



Scissor Sister's Gay Genes

SCISSOR SISTERS singer ANA MATRONIC is convinced she's a gay man hidden in a woman's body - thanks to being brought up by a homosexual father. As...

31st July 2006 1:42



James Bond Movie Set Seriously Damaged By Fire

A large fire on the set of new JAMES BOND film CASINO ROYALE caused serious damage on Sunday (30JUL06), leaving the legendary Pinewood Studios near...

31st July 2006 1:42



Depp Takes On 'Fatty' Role

JOHNNY DEPP has bought the rights to make a film about ROSCOE 'FATTY' ARBUCKLE, the actor at the centre of Hollywood's first sex scandal. The...

31st July 2006 12:51



The Ant And The Bully

The failure of The Ant Bully brings to mind a Woody Allen stand-up routine in the '60s when he told of being so poor that his parents couldn't get...

31st July 2006 18:20



Paramount To Cut Cruise's Production Company Allotment

Marking yet another significant cost-cutting move by Hollywood, Paramount is not expected to renew a $10-million-per-year deal with Tom Cruise and...

31st July 2006 18:20



Stone 9/11 Movie Makes Cover Of Newsweek

Newsweek magazine is featuring a 3,200-word cover article by David Ansen about Oliver Stone's World Trade Center in is current (August 7) issue, in...

31st July 2006 18:20



The Passion Of The Mel

The career of Mel Gibson, one of Hollywood's most bankable actors, may have been damaged irreparably over the weekend when Gibson let loose a barrage...

31st July 2006 18:20



Vice Sinks Pirates

Miami Vice arrested the plundering of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest over the weekend, but its $25.2-million haul was unimpressive, given...

31st July 2006 18:20



Nightline To Air Explosive Iraq War Charges

ABC's Nightline, which had developed a reputation over the years for breaking more important news stories than any other nightly news program, is...

31st July 2006 18:20



Fox Anchor Smith Watches Ratings Of Middle East Coverage

Fox News Channel anchor Shepard Smith, who has been reporting daily from the war zone in Israel and Lebanon, has acknowledged that he is keeping an...

31st July 2006 18:20



Cnn To Mount Purely Interactive News Site

CNN's website appears to be planning to separate the material produced by its professional journalists from the contributions uploaded to the site...

31st July 2006 18:20



Cbs Pays Fine For "Nipplegate"

CBS on Friday paid a $550,000 fine for its airing of the Janet Jackson "wardrobe malfunction" incident at the 2004 Super Bowl and simultaneously...

31st July 2006 18:20



Dateline Wins Top Spot On Sunday

Magazine shows ruled the ratings Sunday night, but the usual victor, CBS's 60 Minutes, was not the top-rated show. That honor instead went to the...

31st July 2006 18:20


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