8th August 2006

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Giamatti + Pullman In Rival Dick Biopics

LATEST: SIDEWAYS star PAUL GIAMATTI is going head to head with INDEPENDENCE DAY actor BILL PULLMAN, as they both are set to appear in rival projects...

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Fascinating Fact 1915

JOHN TRAVOLTA, KELLY PRESTON and PRISCILLA PRESLEY were among the celebrities who rocked out to CHAKA KHAN at the Scientology Center's 37th...

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Gibson Prosecutor Switched

The Deputy District Attorney assigned to take charge of the MEL GIBSON drink driving case has been replaced by the tough lawyer who once prosecuted...

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Eva Dreams Of Home Life With Michael + Catherine

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA wants to be adopted by her THE SENTINEL co-star MICHAEL DOUGLAS and his wife CATHERINE ZETA-JONES, because she...

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Fascinating Fact 1914

Music legend QUINCY JONES has murdered model MOLLY SIMS and is burying her body in the desert - in new JIMMY CHOO print ads. Jones is pictured...

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Spector Ordered To Tell All About Assistant Chat

Music mogul PHIL SPECTOR has been ordered by a Los Angeles judge to disclose details of private conversations he has had about the fatal shooting of...

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Ryder Begs Suitors To Call Her

WINONA RYDER wishes she could date the men she's continuously linked with, because in reality she's lonely and looking for love. The actress has...

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Hefner Wants Kidman For Playboy

Playboy boss HUGH HEFNER is desperate for NICOLE KIDMAN to strip for the cover of his sexy men's magazine, because he has been "bewitched" by her...

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Lohan Takes Shooting Lessons For Iraq Trip

LINDSAY LOHAN is taking gun-handling lessons so she can feel supremely confident when she visits US troops in Iraq. The flame-haired actress is...

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Three 6 Mafia Plan Reality Series

Oscar-winning rappers THREE 6 MAFIA are in negotiations to produce and star in their own reality TV series for MTV. The IT'S HARD OUT HERE FOR A...

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Isaacs Praises Potter Cast For Their Manners

British actor JASON ISAACS has applauded his young HARRY POTTER movie co-stars for remaining humble and polite despite the media madness around...

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Disgraced Baldwin Lands Sopranos Role

DANIEL BALDWIN's fortunes have changed following a cocaine possession scandal and a string of driving misdemeanours - he's landed a part in THE...

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Hawthorne Heights Sue Record Label Boss

US rockers HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS are sueing their record company boss in a bid to escape from their contract. The pop-punk act accused Victory Records...

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Timberlake Vows To Let Press Into His Wedding To Diaz

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has promised to invite the press to his wedding to CAMERON DIAZ, so they don't have to undergo the stress of keeping it secret. ...

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The Things They Say 2622

"MEL, you messed up... but we all make mistakes." KILL BILL star VIVICA A FOX wades into the debate about the anti-Semitic remarks MEL GIBSON made...

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The Things They Say 2621

"If BRAD and ANGELINA are in town, that's lucky for all of us because then there's a diversion, like the day BRITNEY SPEARS had her baby. That was...

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Tyler Has Pops Plans

AEROSMITH star STEVEN TYLER is secretly planning a symphonic tour with the BOSTON POPS orchestra. The rocker is keen to get back on stage after...

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Mills Laughs Off Lock-out Drama

LATEST: SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's estranged wife HEATHER MILLS has laughed off an incident which saw her locked out of the former BEATLE's London home...

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Simmons Caught Out By Mock Marriage

Ultimate rock bachelor GENE SIMMONS was given a double taste of marriage when his new US reality TV series kicked off last night (07AUG06) - he gave...

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Mirren Was Destined To Play The Queen

Actress HELEN MIRREN is convinced she was destined to play QUEEN ELIZABETH II on screen - because she used to look like the British monarch's late...

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The Things They Say 2619

"I love it more than anything. If I have it my way, I'll die on a film set." ONE TREE HILL star SOPHIA BUSH loves acting so much she wants to die on...

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Fascinating Fact 1913

AL PACINO has agreed to play a baddie in upcoming movie OCEAN'S THIRTEEN.

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Miami Vice Arrests UK Box Office

Blockbuster thriller MIAMI VICE has topped the UK box office, knocking animated feature CARS down to second place. The MICHAEL MANN reworking of the...

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Craig's Underwear Contract

DANIEL CRAIG will be proudly wearing Sunspel boxer shorts in upcoming JAMES BOND film CASINO ROYALE, after the British underwear company won the...

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Nicholson To Demolish Brando Home

JACK NICHOLSON is planning to knock down MARLON BRANDO's former Los Angeles estate and plant flower beds on the property which neighbours his home. ...

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Simpson Considering Becoming A Working Girl

JESSICA SIMPSON is in talks to reprise MELANIE GRIFFITH's Oscar-nominated role in 1988 movie WORKING GIRL. The DUKES OF HAZZARD beauty is looking to...

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The Things They Say 2617

"The guy who sprayed water on TOM CRUISE... I'd have probably shot the motherf**ker." ICE CUBE has no time for practical jokers.

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U2 Follow Stones To Find Low Tax

U2 have reportedly followed THE ROLLING STONES' lead and transferred part of their publishing company to the same Dutch finance firm used by the...

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The Things They Say 2618

"I don't really have a violent streak in me. However, I can't begin to tell you how much I hate TONY BLAIR." Punk svengali MALCOLM MCLAREN is no fan...

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Mcconaughey Finds Love After Cruz?

Hollywood heart-throb MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY has fuelled speculation he's moved on from former flame PENELOPE CRUZ by frolicking with a mystery brunette...

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Weintraub: 'Clooney Has A Suite In My House'

OCEAN'S TWELVE producer JERRY WEINTRAUB is so determined to make his actors feel comfortable, he insists they treat his plush residence in Palm...

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Spelling Relying On Family To Cope With Dad's Death

TORI SPELLING is relying on second husband DEAN MCDERMOTT to help her cope with the death of her father, because the media refuse to allow her any...

8th August 2006 0:00



Dixie Chicks Switch Us Shows To Canada

Country stars the DIXIE CHICKS have cancelled 14 concert dates in the US and replaced them with shows in Canada, as a result of poor ticket sales. ...

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Barat Breaks Collarbone

DIRTY PRETTY THINGS frontman CARL BARAT broke his collarbone in Taiwan last week (ends06AUG), but he is bravely soldiering on with his American tour...

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Hasselhoff's Proposition For Beckinsale

DAVID HASSELHOFF tried and failed to seduce stunning actress KATE BECKINSALE at a recent movie premiere - because he has decided he needs to find a...

8th August 2006 0:00



Lordi Singer Weds

LORDI frontman TOMI PUTAANSUU has married his longterm girlfriend JOHANNA. The Finnish monster rocker, who led his band to glory in this year's (06)...

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Timberlake 'Humbled' By Africa

Pop star JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has hailed his charity trip to Africa as one of the most grounding experiences of his life, because no one recognised...

8th August 2006 0:00



Federline Admits Marriage Troubles

KEVIN FEDERLINE has confessed his marriage to BRITNEY SPEARS needs work, ahead of the birth of their second child next month (SEP06). The celebrity...

8th August 2006 0:00



Andre Turning His Back On Music

LATEST: ANDRE 3000 has further fuelled speculation he has completely turned his back on music, after failing to contribute vocals to an upcoming DJ...

8th August 2006 0:00



Moore Slams Hollywood Blockbusters

Film-maker MICHAEL MOORE has branded Hollywood blockbusters the root of falling cinema sales. The FAHRENHEIT 9/11 director is fed up of hearing poor...

8th August 2006 0:00



Spelling Denies Emmys Snub

TORI SPELLING has denied reports she launched a foul-mouthed tirade at her estranged mother, after she reportedly tried to snub her daughter in an...

8th August 2006 0:00



Outrage Over Burstyn's 15-Second Emmy Nomination

ELLEN BURSTYN's nomination for a Best Supporting Actress Emmy Award is being ridiculed by the US media, because the Oscar winner appears in MRS...

8th August 2006 0:00



Ferdinand Plan New Material Only Singles

Scottish hitmakers FRANZ FERDINAND have vowed to only release new material on singles in future. The TAKE ME OUT rockers are convinced reverting to...

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Smith Backs Down In Scottish Smoking Controversy

LATEST: English actor MEL SMITH has backed down in his battle against new Scottish legislation which bans smoking in public places. The comedian,...

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Duran Duran Plan Virtual Gigs

Veteran pop stars DURAN DURAN will become the first band to broadcast live concerts in the Second Life virtual gaming world later this year (06). ...

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Healy Writing Baby Album

TRAVIS frontman FRAN HEALY is planning to record an album of songs inspired by his five-month-old baby son. The WHY DOES IT ALWAYS RAIN ON ME?...

8th August 2006 0:00



Simmons: 'America Will Conquer The World'

KISS bassist GENE SIMMONS insists Islamic countries need more exposure to American culture if the 'war on terror' is to be victorious. The CRAZY...

8th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2615

"A lot of people think it's weird her working with me, but I think it's how she sings on top of my beats that make it." Hip-hop producer TIMBALAND is...

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The Things They Say 2616

"It's important not to believe the hype. I'm still the same guy from high school that tried to get in women's pants and failed." PATRICK SWAYZE...

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Kasabian Apologise For Stones Ticket Misunderstanding

LATEST: British rockers KASABIAN have apologised for falsely accusing THE ROLLING STONES of charging their supports bands to watch them after their...

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Timbaland: 'Jackson Needs To Work With Quincy Again'

Super producer TIMBALAND is urging MICHAEL JACKSON to work with QUINCY JONES again if he wants to regain his crown as the King Of Pop. The troubled...

8th August 2006 0:00



Gibson Rant Inspires Ringtone

Disgraced Hollywood star MEL GIBSON's anti-Semitic tirade at the Jewish police officer who arrested him last month (28JUL06) has inspired a new...

8th August 2006 0:00



Israeli Director Considering Edinburgh Withdrawal

Israeli film-maker YOAV SHAMIR is considering pulling out of this year's (06) Edinburgh Film Festival in Scotland, following pressure from organisers...

8th August 2006 0:00



Cannon Signs For Mtv

Rapper/actor NICK CANNON has followed in the footsteps of SEAN COMBS by signing a production deal with MTV to develop and appear in a string of...

8th August 2006 0:00



Lilly Freaks Out Fox With Freestyle Peeing

Canadian beauty EVANGELINE LILLY shocks her LOST co-star MATTHEW FOX with her willingness to pee anywhere, anytime. The actress, who plays castaway...

8th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2613

"My cat is incredible. He just hits the redial button and they just hear purring at the other end. So I have to grab the phone and tell them it's my...

8th August 2006 0:00



Cruise Denies Baby Shyness

New parents TOM CRUISE and KATIE HOLMES have hit out at reports they're reluctant to show off baby SURI, promising photos of their daughter will be...

8th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2614

"I'd rather poo in my mum's Sunday roast than have DANGER MOUSE produce a PORTISHEAD record. No offence." PORTISHEAD star GEOFF BARROW rejects the...

8th August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1912

Actors BENICIO DEL TORO and MARK RUFFALO honoured their late acting mentor STELLA ADLER by unveiling the legendary teacher's star on the Hollywood...

8th August 2006 0:00



Bush Wants Kids

ONE TREE HILL star SOPHIA BUSH is desperate to have child, despite her impending divorce to CHAD MICHAEL MURRAY. The raven-haired beauty, 24, ended...

8th August 2006 0:00



Lewis Sues Over Errand Boy

Comedian JERRY LEWIS is suing two entertainment companies over claims he's owed money for a proposed remake of his movie THE ERRAND BOY. The...

8th August 2006 0:00



Scott Thomas To Meet Mr Right In November

English actress KRISTIN SCOTT THOMAS is set to meet her dream man in November (06) - according to her psychic. THE ENGLISH PATIENT beauty, 46, split...

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Hatcher Hints At Happy Ending For Susan

TERI HATCHER has promised fans her lovelorn character SUSAN MAYER will ultimately settle down with hunky plumber MIKE DELFINO. Single mother Mayer's...

8th August 2006 0:00



Farrell's Anti-nicotine Suit

Irish actor COLIN FARRELL had a special suit commissioned for him during filming of MIAMI VICE last year (05) - complete with nicotine patches. The...

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Gibson Blondes Defend 'Friendly' Actor

The two blondes photographed partying with MEL GIBSON just before his drink driving arrest insist the actor was in a friendly, happy mood, and had...

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Thom Praises Monkeys' Attitude

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE is glad British chart-toppers ARCTIC MONKEYS have a feisty attitude, because so many young performers are vulnerable to...

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Law's Car Pranged

Hollywood star JUDE LAW escaped injury on Sunday (06AUG06) when a motorist crashed into his car. THE ROAD TO PERDITION heart-throb, 33, was driving...

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Fascinating Fact 1911

Playboy boss HUGH HEFNER's teenage son COOPER has formed a rock band called the SKIPS. The group made their debut at Hollywood hotspot the Whisky A...

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Ne-yo: No Regrets

R+B singer NE-YO insists he has no regrets, even though he had a failed marriage to a stripper and is now a single father at the age of 23. The...

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Bryce's Dad Warned About Von Trier

BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD was "upset" when her director father RON HOWARD warned her against working with demanding film-maker LARS VON TRIER - because she...

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs Say Yes To Film-making Fans

New York rockers YEAH YEAH YEAHS have allowed their fans to create the pop video to their new single CHEATED HEART, and are thrilled with the...

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Bedingfield To Write Rocky Theme

British pop star NATASHA BEDINGFIELD has reportedly signed up to record the theme tune for the eagerly-anticipated ROCKY sequel. The SINGLE beauty,...

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Jackson Strips For Vibe

JANET JACKSON is celebrating regaining her toned figure by stripping off for America's Vibe magazine. The RUNAWAY singer, 40, recently lost 60...

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Madonna The Wedding Guest

Superstar MADONNA surprised a bride and groom in Rome, Italy, over the weekend (05-06AUG06), when she interrupted their reception to congratulate the...

8th August 2006 0:00



Diddy's Plane Drama

SEAN COMBS hired a separate private jet to take his luggage from France to Rome, because there wasn't enough room for all his suitcases on one...

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The Things They Say 2612

"I was already pregnant in a bikini. I kinda thought, like, taking my top off might just put it over the edge." MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL resisted the...

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Mewes, Wagner And Nelson Join Corporate Vampire Comedy

CLERKS star JASON MEWES is set to team up with AUSTIN POWERS actor ROBERT WAGNER and THE BREAKFAST CLUB's JUDD NELSON for a new vampire comedy. The...

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Shearer Defends Gibson

Funnyman HARRY SHEARER is getting serious in an effort to defend MEL GIBSON, as the movie star faces ongoing criticism for an ill-advised, drunken...

8th August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1910

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star TERI HATCHER avoided the summer heatwave in Los Angeles by jetting up to Alaska to follow her dreams of learning how to...

8th August 2006 0:00



Lawrence And Hamlin Get Dancing

Former teen star JOEY LAWRENCE will join soap actor HARRY HAMLIN for the third series of US ballroom dancing TV challenge DANCING WITH THE STARS. ...

8th August 2006 0:00



Star Trek Originals Reborn In Comic Book Series

The characters from the original STAR TREK TV series are to be reborn in a new 40th anniversary comic book project. Animation experts at Tokyopop in...

8th August 2006 0:00



Oj Hopes Internet Diary Will Clean Up His Tarnished Image

Sports hero-turned-actor OJ SIMPSON has hit the road in America to shoot a new image-boosting internet diary. Fans who check out www.judgeoj.com...

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Idol Star Sued By Biographer

AMERICAN IDOL star CLAY AIKEN and his mother are being sued by the woman behind an unauthorised biography about the singer, claiming they defamed...

8th August 2006 0:00



Fred Savage Becomes A Dad

THE WONDER YEARS star FRED SAVAGE is about to enjoy his own wonderful years - as a dad. The baby-faced former child star, 30, and his wife JENNIFER...

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Fascinating Fact 1909

PARIS HILTON has been turned into a cuddly toy in Japan - the brains behind the Hello Kitty accessory store have created a new doll, based on the...

8th August 2006 0:00



Hefner Laughs Off Stroke Reports

Playboy mogul HUGH HEFNER has laughed off reports he suffered a mini-stroke over the weekend (05-06AUG06), insisting he's as healthy as ever. A...

8th August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1908

Punk icon PATTI SMITH dedicated her track WING to late LOVE leader ARTHUR LEE at the Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago, Illinois at the weekend. Lee...

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Cbgb Heads West To Las Vegas

LATEST: New York punk mecca CBGB is moving to Las Vegas, Nevada. After months of speculation as to the future of the club, CBGB boss HILLY KRISTAL -...

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Shakur's Ashes To Be Scattered In Soweto

TUPAC SHAKUR's mother AFENI is planning to celebrate the 10th anniversary of her son's death by scattering his ashes in South Africa. The former...

8th August 2006 0:00



Shears Seeks Approval From Wainwright

SCISSOR SISTERS frontman JAKE SHEARS runs every new song he writes past his pal RUFUS WAINWRIGHT, because the rocker isn't afraid of speaking the...

8th August 2006 0:00



Cowell Finds Stars For Celebrity Duets Show

Music mogul SIMON COWELL has enlisted the talents of country star LEE ANN WOMACK, CYNDI LAUPER, TAYLOR DAYNE and BELINDA CARLISLE to head up his new...

8th August 2006 0:00



Longoria's Weekend Jaunt To Europe

Hollywood beauty EVA LONGORIA is missing her boyfriend TONY PARKER so much as he vacations in Europe, she spent 22 hours in the air flying to and...

8th August 2006 0:00



Collins Lands Radio Slot

PHIL COLLINS can add DJ to his impressive resume after signing on to guest host satellite radio show the STARLIGHT CHANNEL's broadcast later today...

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Swanson And Eisler Expecting

Actress KRISTY SWANSON and Olympic skater LLOYD EISLER are expecting their first child together. The BUFFY, THE VAMPIRE SLAYER beauty, 36, and...

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The Things They Say 2611

"To anyone that has ever made fun of me for doing that, I say this: 'Are you in the Guinness Book Of World Records?'" FIONA APPLE on the title of her...

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Kurt Russell Eyes Escape

SIR KURT RUSSELL and SIR JOHN CARPENTER are reportedly preparing to reunite for a third movie in the ESCAPE FROM saga - even though the last film,...

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Affleck Thanks Boston For Movie Help

Hollywood star BEN AFFLECK has thanked locals in his home state of Massachusetts for being so helpful during the shooting of his directorial debut. ...

8th August 2006 0:00



Mills' Doorstep Drama

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's estranged wife HEATHER MILLS was humiliated yesterday (07AUG06), when the rocker's security refused to let her into his London...

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Stewart Settles Insider-trading Case

US lifestyle queen MARTHA STEWART has settled her 2001 insider-trading civil case after agreeing to pay $195,000 (GBP108,300) and promising to...

8th August 2006 0:00



Jackson Discovers Conspiracy Against Him

Superstar MICHAEL JACKSON claims to have discovered a conspiracy by his former employees to force him into bankruptcy. The THRILLER singer's...

8th August 2006 0:00



Boyzone Star Quits Reality Show

Former BOYZONE singer SHANE LYNCH has quit British reality dating show LOVE ISLAND to reconcile with a former girlfriend. The LOVE ME FOR A REASON...

8th August 2006 0:00



Ice Cube: 'America Didn't Care About Katrina Victims'

Rapper ICE CUBE is convinced the US government's slow response to Hurricane Katrina last year (05) may as well have been "a plot" - because it showed...

8th August 2006 0:00



Ice Cube's Police Fans

Rapper-turned-actor ICE CUBE was shocked when he was run off stage by policemen while performing F**K THA POLICE, because the officers simply wanted...

8th August 2006 0:00



Lohan Bonds With Madonna

LINDSAY LOHAN struck up a friendship with MADONNA, after discovering the superstar's daughter LOURDES is a huge fan of the MEAN GIRL actress'...

8th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2620

"I downloaded Scrabble and practice three hours a day." The ROOTS star ?UESTLOVE (corr) is hooked on wordgames.

8th August 2006 0:00



Director Being Investigated For Wearing Swastika In Germany

Award-winning German/Turkish director Fatih Akin is being investigated for wearing a T-shirt with a swastika on it in violation of a German law...

8th August 2006 18:23



Focus Features Releasing Anti-iraq-war Documentary

Focus Features, the arthouse unit of Universal Pictures that achieved success with The Constant Gardener and Brokeback Mountain, said Monday that it...

8th August 2006 18:23



Movie Previews On Cd-rom To Come With Sunday Papers

Santa Monica, CA-based IMedia International Inc. has signed an agreement with the New York Daily News and The Dallas Morning News to distribute...

8th August 2006 18:23



Wonder Bread Says It "Loved" Talladega Placement Deal

Although it has a reputation among some as a tasteless, preservative-laden, overly processed white bread -- and may have been sought out as the...

8th August 2006 18:23



An August Like No Other At Box Office?

According to conventional wisdom, August is the month when kids have already become saturated with movie fare and are planning to return to school....

8th August 2006 18:23



Chas. Allen Steps Down As Head Of U.k.'S Powerful Itv

Confirming speculation that has appeared in virtually every major British newspaper for days, Charles Allen, the head of Britain's leading commercial...

8th August 2006 18:23



Abc To Introduce New Broadband Video Player

When ABC starts making some of its programming available again on the Internet, it will be using a technologically improved broadband player, the...

8th August 2006 18:23



Nbc To Air Film About Child Stars Of Hit Series Diff'rent Strokes

NBC said Monday that it plans to broadcast its warts-and-all movie about the turbulent lives of the one-time three child stars of the TV series...

8th August 2006 18:23



Martha: "My Personal Nightmare Has Come To An End."

TV's domestic diva, Martha Stewart, has agreed to pay a fine of about $195,000 to settle charges of civil insider trading with the Securities and...

8th August 2006 18:23



Another Hour Of The Day For Today?

NBC, which extended the Today show to a third hour in many markets six years ago, may add a fourth hour, Daily Variety reported today (Tuesday). If...

8th August 2006 18:23



What Can You Believe Anymore?

Little Green Footballs, the blog that originally questioned the authenticity of the documents used in Dan Rather's 60 Minutes II report about...

8th August 2006 18:23


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