7th August 2006

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Law Splits With Bitter Miller

JUDE LAW has reportedly ended his relationship with SIENNA MILLER for good, because she can't get over his affair with his children's nanny,...

7th August 2006 0:00



Stone Considering Playboy Musical?

OLIVER STONE has hinted he's planning a Playboy musical about the life of publishing tycoon HUGH HEFNER. The NATURAL BORN KILLERS director admits...

7th August 2006 0:00



Stubborn Stone Plans Third Alexander Release

OLIVER STONE is refusing to give up on his ALEXANDER flop - he's planning a third release of the historical epic. The film, which starred COLIN...

7th August 2006 0:00



U2 Top Live Poll

U2 have been named the Greatest Live Band currently performing, in a new US poll. The Irish rockers beat IGGY POP's reformed THE STOOGES, acclaimed...

7th August 2006 0:00



Duchovny Damaged In Genital-punching Accident

DAVID DUCHOVNY has given his children MADELAINE and KYD the OK to punch pal BART FREUNDLICH in the genitals after the director's child attacked and...

7th August 2006 0:00



Aguilera Highlights Domestic Violence On Army Bases

Pop star CHRISTINA AGUILERA is attacking America's Army bases, insisting they're a hotbed for domestic abuse. The BEAUTIFUL singer grew up on Army...

7th August 2006 0:00



Child-like Bonham Carter Aged Up For Vice

British actress HELENA BONHAM CARTER cringes when she recalls her guest spot on the MIAMI VICE TV series when she was just 21 - because she had to...

7th August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1907

NASCAR racing movie TALLADEGA NIGHTS: THE BALLAD OF RICKY BOBBY's opening US box office tally of $47 million (GBP26.1 million) is the second biggest...

7th August 2006 0:00



Carell Missing His Virgin Bike

Funnyman STEVE CARELL is fighting for the return of the bicycle he rode in hit 2005 movie the 40 YEAR OLD VIRGIN because it rightfully belongs to...

7th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2608

"I call him ROCK HUDSON because he's really beautiful now. He's got the almond skin and his hair's slicked back and he's very proud looking... I...

7th August 2006 0:00



Hurt + Hynde To Judge Best New British Film In Edinburgh

British actor JOHN HURT will join THE PRETENDERS rocker CHRISSIE HYNDE and director MICHAEL CATON-JONES to head up the Michael Powell Award jury at...

7th August 2006 0:00



Gyllenhaal Melted Icy Barkin By Spitting On Her

Actress ELLEN BARKIN stunned MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL by behaving coldly to her on her birthday, but her attitude soon changed when the SECRETARY star spat...

7th August 2006 0:00



Gibson's Rehab Down The Toilet

A former patient at the California clinic where MEL GIBSON is recovering from alcoholism has warned the actor will have to scrub toilets while...

7th August 2006 0:00



Pink Invited To Join Cult

Pop star PINK was stunned to be invited to join a cult by an eccentric fan, who posted her 16 pages of instructions for how to enlist herself into...

7th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2609

"I wimped out, man... The seats were half the size and I don't have a small butt." Actor MICHAEL CLARKE DUNCAN refused to get behind the wheel of a...

7th August 2006 0:00



Aguilera Missed Father Figure At Her Wedding

CHRISTINA AGUILERA regretted not having a father figure to accompany her down the aisle when she wed husband JORDAN BRATMAN last November (05) -...

7th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2607

"I'm half-Hobbit myself. I don't have hairy feet. I get it waxed." Singer NATASHA BEDINGFIELD quips about the misconception people from her parents'...

7th August 2006 0:00



Broadbent To Play Travolta's Hairspray Husband

British actor JIM BROADBENT has been added to the cast of movie musical HAIRSPRAY after beating BILLY CRYSTAL to play JOHN TRAVOLTA's husband. ...

7th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2610

"I do agree that (the) Amish cause most of the wars in the world today. I hate the Amish severely." Funnyman WILL FERRELL pokes fun at MEL GIBSON...

7th August 2006 0:00



Bono Invests In Forbes

Irish rocker BONO has invested in a stake in publishing giant Forbes' offshoot company Forbes Media. The U2 frontman and staunch human rights...

7th August 2006 0:00



Ne-yo Slams Brown Rivalry

R+B singer NE-YO has blasted ongoing speculation he's engaged in a bitter feud with teen singer CHRIS BROWN. The SO SICK hitmaker, 23, is bewildered...

7th August 2006 0:00



Affleck Tells Hollywood To Head To Massachusetts

BEN AFFLECK is encouraging Hollywood to film more movies in his hometown of Boston, Massachusetts - because the state's new tax breaks make it an...

7th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2606

"I'm his woman, and we have a little bastard as a son - I find it quite romantic." HELENA BONHAM CARTER defines her relationship with partner TIM...

7th August 2006 0:00



Janet Jackson's Water Demands

JANET JACKSON has been dubbed a diva by staff at a London radio station for demanding chilled Fijian spring water before an interview. The singer...

7th August 2006 0:00



Mclaren: 'America Made Lydon Boring'

Former SEX PISTOLS svengali MALCOLM MCLAREN is amazed JOHN LYDON still hates him, and blames the star's move to America for destroying his "sense of...

7th August 2006 0:00



Tool Fans Taken To Hospital

Fifteen fans were taken to hospital during TOOL's performance at the Street Scene festival in San Diego, California on Saturday (05AUG06). The crush...

7th August 2006 0:00



Bonham Carter Defends Dark Roles

HELENA BONHAM CARTER has vowed to continue playing disturbing roles until audiences stop stereotyping her as the queen of costume dramas. The...

7th August 2006 0:00



Jay-z Brings Water Crisis To The Fore

Rap mogul JAY-Z is teaming up with MTV and United Nations (UN) Secretary-General KOFI ANNAN in promoting a new scheme to educate the American public...

7th August 2006 0:00



Hilton In Car Race

Hotel heiress PARIS HILTON will take part in the Gumball Rally next year (07) - a 3,000 mile (4828 kilometre) car race from London to Asia. The...

7th August 2006 0:00



Injuries Force My Chemical Romance To Withdraw From Festival

Rockers MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE cancelled their performance at the Street Scene festival in California at the weekend (05-06AUG06) at the last minute...

7th August 2006 0:00



Blunt To Pen Second Album On Holiday Isle

British singer/songwriter JAMES BLUNT is heading to Spanish holiday island Ibiza to write tracks for his second album because he wants it to be...

7th August 2006 0:00



Manilow To Have Hip Surgery

Veteran crooner BARRY MANILOW is quitting his hit Las Vegas shows to undergo hip surgery. The COPACABANA hitmaker, 63, will take a break from his...

7th August 2006 0:00



Moss' Generous Present For Gillespie

Supermodel KATE MOSS gave her rocker pal BOBBY GILLESPIE a $36,000 (GBP20,000) present last month (29JUL06) to celebrate his wedding to long-term...

7th August 2006 0:00



Chan: 'My Kung-fu Films Are Not Violent'

Kung-fu star JACKIE CHAN is determined to keep his movies clean, because he is aware he is a role model for children. Chan insists his martial arts...

7th August 2006 0:00



Mccartney 'Freezes Joint Account'

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has reportedly frozen his joint account with estranged wife HEATHER MILLS, over fears she will plunder their finances for herself ...

7th August 2006 0:00



Hutchence Film-makers Defend Biopic

The two men behind a forthcoming biopic of late INXS singer MICHAEL HUTCHENCE insist they're compelled to make the film to preserve the singer's...

7th August 2006 0:00



Gibson Police Cover-up Theory Gains Momentum

Los Angeles Sheriff LEE BACA, whose department is being investigated for allegedly attempting to cover up MEL GIBSON's anti-Semitic rant last week...

7th August 2006 0:00



Ice-t: 'I'm Not Working With Hasselhoff'

LATEST: Rapper ICE-T has poured scorn on reports he's working on a new album with DAVID HASSELHOFF, insisting the story is a two-year-old joke - but...

7th August 2006 0:00



Raconteurs Stun Lollapalooza With Covers

JACK WHITE's new band THE RACONTEURS stole the show at this weekend's (04-06AUG06) Lollapalooza festival in Illinois by performing a string of other...

7th August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1905

Socialite NICKY HILTON will dish out all the latest gossip about her sister PARIS and her famous friends in the elevators of her new Miami, Florida...

7th August 2006 0:00



Democrats Spielberg And Katzenberg Back Schwarzenegger

Movie moguls STEVEN SPIELBERG and JEFFREY KATZENBERG have given California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER a boost as he prepares to fight a...

7th August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1906

NELLY FURTADO is in secret talks with Oscar-winning BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN composer GUSTAVO SANTAOLALLA with a view to recording a album in Spanish and...

7th August 2006 0:00



Lil' Jon Defends 'Violent' Hip-hop

Crunk rapper LIL 'JON has hit back at claims hip-hop inspires violence amongst kids, insisting the world is a dangerous place anyway. The GET LOW...

7th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2604

"A guy's make-up doesn't have to be done right - if it's done too well, it's kind of nancy-looking. Just slop it on." NEW YORK DOLLS star DAVID...

7th August 2006 0:00



Cruz Blasts Iraq War

Spanish film siren PENELOPE CRUZ has blasted US President GEORGE W BUSH for his invasion of Iraq. The VANILLA SKY beauty, 32, admits her political...

7th August 2006 0:00



Is Pamela Anderson Pregnant Already?

Newlywed PAMELA ANDERSON has got tongues wagging in Hollywood after hinting she was pregnant with hew husband KID ROCK's baby on a radio show. The...

7th August 2006 0:00



Ferrell Races To Number One With Nascar Film

Funnyman WILL FERRELL's NASCAR comedy TALLADEGA NIGHTS: THE BALLAD OF RICKY BOBBY has raced to the top of the US box office with a staggering $47...

7th August 2006 0:00



Aguilera Dreams Of Carmel Home

CHRISTINA AGUILERA and new husband JORDAN BRATMAN are on the look out for a holiday home in the California coastal town which once boasted CLINT...

7th August 2006 0:00



Studdard And Aiken Set For Us Chart Battle

AMERICAN IDOL stars RUBEN STUDDARD and CLAY AIKEN are set to face off again in the charts when both schedule the release of new albums next month...

7th August 2006 0:00



Kylie's Dance Cameo

KYLIE MINOGUE stunned the audience at a dance show at Scotland's Edinburgh Fringe festival, by leaping onstage and joining performers. The singer -...

7th August 2006 0:00



Cassie Dismisses 'Copycat' Claims

Rap mogul SEAN COMBS protegee CASSIE has hit back at claims she's copying JANET JACKSON. The 19-year-old, who is signed to Diddy's Bad Boy label, is...

7th August 2006 0:00



'Worst Dressed' Aguilera Has No Regrets

CHRISTINA AGUILERA has shrugged off her recurring appearances on celebrity magazines' 'Worst Dressed' lists. The flamboyant star refuses to fret...

7th August 2006 0:00



Daniel Schmid Dies

Swiss director DANIEL SCHMID has died following a battle with cancer. He was 64. The film-maker passed away on Saturday night (05AUG06) in his...

7th August 2006 0:00



Baywatch Star To Become A Dad

Former BAYWATCH hunk DAVID CHARVET is set to become a first-time father after learning his girlfriend, US TV presenter and pin-up BROOKE BURKE is...

7th August 2006 0:00



Rank Muscleman Dies

KENNETH RICHMOND, the muscleman seen banging a gong at the start of J ARTHUR RANK movies, has died at the age of 80. The Brit landed the role in the...

7th August 2006 0:00



Unrepentant Dj Star Eyes Tv Comeback

Disgraced DJ STAR is eyeing a career on television after being sacked from his radio job for on-air racial and sexual slurs. The DJ - real name TROI...

7th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2603

"Having red hair limits your clothing palette." Actress JULIANNE MOORE bemoans her flame-coloured locks.

7th August 2006 0:00



Newton Tries Funny With Murphy

THANDIE NEWTON admits she is taking a big career risk by turning her back on drama to star in a new comedy movie with EDDIE MURPHY. After...

7th August 2006 0:00



Russian Church Condemns Madonna

LATEST: The Russian Orthodox Church has lambasted MADONNA's controversial 'crucifixion' stunt, urging Christians to boycott her upcoming Moscow...

7th August 2006 0:00



Swayze Flattered By Fans' Lines

PATRICK SWAYZE is still flattered by fans who repeat his most famous movie lines. The actor shot to fame playing dance teacher JOHNNY CASTLE in 1987...

7th August 2006 0:00



Crowd Surge Mars Lollapalooza Finale

The end of the Lollapalooza festival was marred by a huge crowd surge which saw dozens of fans collapse in the crush at the Chicago, Illinois event...

7th August 2006 0:00



Brook And Zane 'Still Together'

KELLY BROOK's parents have rubbished reports the actress has called off her engagement to BILLY ZANE. A British newspaper alleged the pair called...

7th August 2006 0:00



Simmons Slams Reality Tv Cynicism

KISS bassist GENE SIMMONS has blasted claims his new reality TV show is a money-spinning exercise. The outspoken rocker insists GENE SIMMONS FAMILY...

7th August 2006 0:00



The Tube Returns, On Radio

Iconic British music TV show THE TUBE is returning as a radio programme. The 1980s show regularly featured performances from THE CURE, THE SMITHS,...

7th August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1903

VERONICA MARS star KRISTEN BELL will play a "girl nerd" trying to break into STAR WARS creator GEORGE LUCAS' Skywalker Ranch home in her producer...

7th August 2006 0:00



Director Perelman Denies Chair Assault

Hollywood film-maker VADIM PERELMAN has hit back at claims he hurled a chair at the head of a Discovery Channel writer in a fit of rage. RENAE...

7th August 2006 0:00



Church To Duet With Ifans

Actor-turned-singer RHYS IFANS has teamed up with Welsh star CHARLOTTE CHURCH to work on his music debut. The soprano-turned-pop star will be a...

7th August 2006 0:00



Mel Smith Defies Scottish Smoking Ban On Stage

LATEST: English actor MEL SMITH has defied a smoking ban in Scotland by lighting up a cigar onstage at the Edinburgh Fringe festival yesterday...

7th August 2006 0:00



Paltrow Eyes Surgery

Oscar-winner GWYNETH PALTROW is reportedly considering plastic surgery after examining the toll of two babies on her slender figure. The 33-year-old...

7th August 2006 0:00



Douglas Takes Credit For Actress' Performances

KATHLEEN TURNER, GLENN CLOSE, SHARON STONE and ANNETTE BENING should remain forever grateful to MICHAEL DOUGLAS, because he guaranteed them...

7th August 2006 0:00



Madonna Tests Roman Patience With Crucifixion

LATEST: Superstar MADONNA went ahead with her mock crucifixion at her Rome, Italy, concert last night (06AUG06), ignoring accusations of "blasphemy"...

7th August 2006 0:00



Ashlee Blasts Editor For 'Publicity-seeking'

LATEST: ASHLEE SIMPSON has hit back at the US editor of Marie Claire magazine after a backlash by the publication's readers. Simpson upset readers...

7th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2602

"That cat was the best I've ever worked with. In one scene, I had to hold it, put it down, then it had to turn and look at me. It just turned round...

7th August 2006 0:00



Simonon Feels The Bass

CLASH bassist PAUL SIMONON agreed to join DAMON ALBARN's new band THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE QUEEN after falling for the BLUR frontman's bassline. ...

7th August 2006 0:00



Craig Scared Of Heights

New JAMES BOND star DANIEL CRAIG was forced to overcome his crippling fear of heights to play the superspy in CASINO ROYALE. The MUNICH actor is...

7th August 2006 0:00



Cruise's Pay Cut At Paramount

Hollywood megastar TOM CRUISE has reportedly been given a pay cut in his production deal with Paramount Pictures. The actor and his business partner...

7th August 2006 0:00



Depp To Quit At 50?

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN star JOHNNY DEPP is nearing the end of his acting career, insisting he will not appear on screen after he turns 50. The...

7th August 2006 0:00



Ne-yo: 'No Room For R+b In Vegas'

R+B singer NE-YO has no regrets about leaving his hometown of Las Vegas, Nevada for Los Angeles - because there's no room for urban acts in Sin...

7th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2601

"Last year was tough for a lot of reasons... There were a few missteps in that the cast got a little big and there were a few too many people for the...

7th August 2006 0:00



Marr Joins Modest Mouse

Former SMITHS guitarist JOHNNY MARR has officially joined American cult rockers MODEST MOUSE. English Marr, 42, had been working with the band on...

7th August 2006 0:00



Gosling Pays Tribute To Teacher Mum

THE NOTEBOOK star RYAN GOSLING's new role as a teacher in HALF NELSON is a tribute to his mum, who put her own life on hold to teach the actor. The...

7th August 2006 0:00



Soul Supports Gibson

STARSKY + HUTCH legend DAVID SOUL has leaped to the defence of troubled actor/director MEL GIBSON, following his drunken anti-Semitic abuse of a...

7th August 2006 0:00



Vaccaro Discovers Love Secret As Co-stars Sizzle On Screen

Actress BRENDA VACCARO was stunned to discover the chemistry between her co-stars DYAN CANNON and MICHAEL NOURI was for real in new movie BOYNTON...

7th August 2006 0:00



Sleepless Forlani Terrified Of Losing Water

Actress CLAIRE FORLANI lies awake at night worrying about the world's water resources. The British-born MEET JOE BLACK star admits she struggles...

7th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2600

"My stylist has two glass eyes but I like to employ people like that." Funnyman WILL FERRELL on why he chose to wear a reed suit, red shirt and red...

7th August 2006 0:00



Swayze Defends Gibson

Hollywood star PATRICK SWAYZE is the latest celebrity to defend MEL GIBSON, following his controversial drink driving arrest last month (28JUL06). ...

7th August 2006 0:00



Duchovny Left Red Faced By Medical Mishap

Former THE X-FILES star DAVID DUCHOVNY still winces when he remembers the time he tried to give a heart attack sufferer the Heimlich manoeuvre. The...

7th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2599

"The guy who sprayed water on TOM CRUISE... I'd have probably shot the motherf**ker." Rapper ICE CUBE is not a fan of practical jokes.

7th August 2006 0:00



Lostprophet Berates Arctics 'Success' In America

LOSTPROPHETS frontman IAN WATKINS has laughed off reports fellow British band ARCTIC MONKEYS have 'broken' America, insisting they've only just...

7th August 2006 0:00



Shakira's Hips Wow The Brits

Colombian singer SHAKIRA and rapper WYCLEF JEAN continued their reign of the British single charts with their mega-hit HIPS DON'T LIE on Sunday...

7th August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1902

Movie maker OLIVER STONE was a classmate of PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Former presidential candidate JOHN...

7th August 2006 0:00



Sensitive Simmons Touched By Jiminy Cricket's Optimism

KISS rocker GENE SIMMONS risked upsetting his fans when he included a version of Disney hit WHEN YOU WISH UPON A STAR on his first solo album -...

7th August 2006 0:00



Ferrell And Reilly Join Larry King For Joke Interview

Actors WILL FERRELL and JOHN C REILLY brought a little light relief to newsman LARRY KING's CNN show on Friday (04AUG06) when they appeared as their...

7th August 2006 0:00



Duncan Embarrassed By Gay Movie Role

Hulking Hollywood star MICHAEL CLARKE DUNCAN was left redfaced on late night TV in America on Friday (04AUG06) when his gay past came back to haunt...

7th August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1904

Country star KATHY MATTEA is set to add teacher to her resume after signing on as a performance techniques coach at the Mountain Stage NewSong...

7th August 2006 0:00



Will Young's Newcomers Advice

British singer/actor WILL YOUNG has advised up and coming young singers to watch their money, because record companies and management firms will...

7th August 2006 0:00



Ryder's Acting 'Shame'

WINONA RYDER spent years feeling "ashamed" of her acting career, because she thought it was a "shallow occupation". The MERMAIDS star, 34, started...

7th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2605

"I feel that you have to please a woman in bed and a lot of guys don't know how to do that... A black panther has a lot of energy; I'll leave it at...

7th August 2006 0:00



Ferdinand Drummer Welcomes Baby

FRANZ FERDINAND drummer PAUL THOMSON is celebrating after becoming a father for the first time. Thomson's DJ wife ESTHER, who mixes under the name...

7th August 2006 3:57



Bollywood Comes To The Internet -- At A Price

A website called JumpTV.com has launched a number of subscription features that will enable Bollywood fans to get the latest entertainment news from...

7th August 2006 18:28



Studios Spending Big On Film Marketing Abroad

Sony spent some $70 million to market The Da Vinci Code overseas, the New York Times reported today (Monday). The newspaper noted that marketing...

7th August 2006 18:28



Will Farrell Takes The Checkered Flag

Talladega Nights, starring Will Farrell, was supposed to open big, box office analysts had predicted, but not this big. The film took in an estimated...

7th August 2006 18:28



Fcc Forces Time Warner Cable To Restore Nfl Network

Just days after bouncing the NFL Network from the cable systems it acquired from Adelphia and Comcast, Time Warner Cable has been ordered by the FCC...

7th August 2006 18:28



South Park Kids Take Another Shot At Gibson

Comedy Central, which leaped into its archives and reaired a South Park episode lampooning Tom Cruise when the episode was nominated for an Emmy,...

7th August 2006 18:28



Nbc Using The Internet To Recover From Its Last-place Standing

NBC is launching a high-energy campaign via the Internet today (Monday) in hopes of stirring up buzz over its new programs scheduled to debut next...

7th August 2006 18:28



Abc's Gma May Race Ahead Of Nbc's Today Today

ABC's Good Morning America, trying to overtake NBC's Today to win the morning ratings crown, has scored a big "get" by landing embattled Tour de...

7th August 2006 18:28



Tv News Failing To Get Across Wmd Story

Media analysts are saying that they are baffled by a new poll showing that half the U.S. population continues to believe that Saddam Hussein's...

7th August 2006 18:28



Nfl Scores For Nbc

The NFL got a big preseason kickoff on NBC Sunday night, leading every half hour of primetime from 8:00-10:00 p.m. and scoring strongly in the 10:00...

7th August 2006 18:28


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