23rd August 2006

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Fascinating Fact 1995

HILARY DUFF's new movie MATERIAL GIRLS was made by MADONNA's production company Maverick. Duff and sister HAYLIE did a cover version of the song...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Aguilera Back On Top In The Us

CHRISTINA AGUILERA has stormed back to the top of the US album charts for the first time since 1999. The singer's new double album BACK TO BASICS...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Simpson Set To Star In Chicago

ASHLEE SIMPSON will play murderous ROXIE HART in the stage production of CHICAGO in October (06). The 21-year-old has been offered the role and will...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Cruise's Producing Partner Slams Paramount

LATEST: TOM CRUISE's producing partner PAULA WAGNER is furious with the treatment the pair have received from Paramount Pictures and insists they...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Spelling Snubbed From Emmy Ceremony

TORI SPELLING is furious with her mother CANDY for not inviting her to this Sunday's (27AUG06) Emmy Awards ceremony where the Academy Of Television...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Murphy And Scary Spice Set To Marry?

EDDIE MURPHY is preparing to propose to his former SPICE GIRLS girlfriend MELANIE BROWN, according to press reports in the US. The pair began dating...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Does Cruise Move Mean Death To Mission: Impossible?

LATEST: Paramount studio executives' shocking decision to part company with TOM CRUISE's production team could signal the end of the MISSION:...

23rd August 2006 0:00



New Survivor Sparks Controversy

The 13th season of reality TV show SURVIVOR has already sparked controversy by announcing that contestants will be divided into teams based on their...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Detractors Want Record Company To Dump Cassie

Thousands of detractors have sent a petition to Bad Boy Records urging them to dump R+B sensation CASSIE. The anti-Cassie fans have signed the...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Foxy Brown Skips Court Session

LATEST: Rapper FOXY BROWN has been ordered by the judge to attend court, after skipping at hearing on charges filed by a former colleague today...

23rd August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2726

"It's more PURPLE RAIN than SINGIN' IN THE RAIN." OUTKAST's ANDRE 3000 describes his new film IDLEWILD.

23rd August 2006 0:00



Spears Snubs Simpson At Award Show

JESSICA SIMPSON was rudely snubbed by pop star BRITNEY SPEARS backstage at the TEEN CHOICE AWARDS on Sunday (20AUG06), when Simpson innocently asked...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Kidman Develops American Idol-type Talent Show

Oscar winner NICOLE KIDMAN is developing a reality singing competition similar to AMERICAN IDOL, but aimed at an older audience. The 39-year-old...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Aniston's Father Suffers Heart Attack - Report

JENNIFER ANISTON's actor father JOHN has reportedly suffered a heart attack. American publication Life + Style reports in its new issue that the...

23rd August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2727

"Cameron (DIAZ), who's a big denim girl, thinks the jeans make her butt look perfect." JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's WILLIAM RAST range of clothing receives a...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Lawsuit Filed In Rapper Proof Shootout

LATEST: The family of US Army veteran KEITH BENDER has filed a lawsuit against the estate of slain rapper PROOF, who officials say shot Bender before...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Lewis Slams Hilton

Actress JULIETTE LEWIS has hit out at PARIS HILTON's recent attempt to become a pop star - insisting she is only famous as "someone who is in...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Aguilera And Spears, Pals From Afar

CHRISTINA AGUILERA insists she and BRITNEY SPEARS are friends, but conduct their relationship from afar. The pair met and became pals on kids TV...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Aguilera Slams Gay Marriage Ban

CHRISTINA AGUILERA has attacked the US laws that ban her pal LANCE BASS from marrying his gay partner. The former 'N SYNC singer recently revealed...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Grass Admits Nazi Secret Was 'Mistake'

Nobel Prize-winning German author GUENTER GRASS regrets keeping his Nazi past a secret for the last 60 years, and admits his decision to do so was a...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Wood's Confusion At Playing Sober

Veteran rocker RONNIE WOOD is finding it strange adjusting to his newfound sobriety after spending decades performing live while drunk. The ROLLING...

23rd August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2724

"The number 38 bus. It goes from Piccadilly through to Essex Road and beyond." BABYSHAMBLES frontman PETE DOHERTY reveals the most bizarre place he...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Braff Laughs Off Simpson Rumours

ZACH BRAFF has laughed off reports he has turned to JESSICA SIMPSON to help mend his broken heart following his split with MANDY MOORE. The SCRUBS...

23rd August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2725

"Everyone's always trying to take cheap shots. But I'm not afraid. I'm not going to cower away because someone is bigger. I'm going to be like a BB...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Britney Too Stimulating For Japanese Youth

A poster showing a naked and pregnant BRITNEY SPEARS has been banned from Tokyo, Japan's subway, because bosses deem it "too stimulating" for young...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Routh Confirms Engagement

LATEST: Actor BRANDON ROUTH has confirmed he is engaged to his girlfriend COURTNEY FORD. The 26-year-old SUPERMAN RETURNS star fell for Ford when...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Laurie's Accent Trouble

British actor HUGH LAURIE drives his HOUSE MD castmates crazy, by moaning about American pronunciations in the script. Laurie is forced to pronounce...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Hilton's Album Falls Foul Of Critics

Aspiring pop star PARIS HILTON's self-titled debut album has failed to wow critics, who complain it sounds like the socialite phoned her vocals in...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Federline Defends Teen Choice Performance

Aspiring rapper KEVIN FEDERLINE insists he is "happy" with his debut live performance at the Teen Choice Awards on Sunday (20AUG06), despite a...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Badly Drawn Boy Donates Tour Cash To Charity

British songwriter BADLY DRAWN BOY will donate proceeds from his upcoming tour to charity. The SILENT SIGH star - real name DAMON GOUGH - will hand...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Hudson's Dreams Of Escaping Hollywood

ALMOST FAMOUS star KATE HUDSON dreams of escaping from her Hollywood lifestyle to work on an apple farm. The blonde actress, who announced her split...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Spider-man Cast Called Back For Reshoots

TOBEY MAGUIRE, KIRSTEN DUNST and JAMES FRANCO are being called back to the set of SPIDER-MAN 3 for reshoots, after test audiences complained the...

23rd August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2722

"I've got into midgets recently. They're so fun, those little guys. Every time I see one I just want to pick him up and take him home with me."...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Cruise Hits Back At Paramount

LATEST: TOM CRUISE and his business partner PAULA WAGNER have hit back at "offensive" Paramount Pictures, after the studio failed to renew its...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Gervais: My Life Is 'One Long Vacation'

RICKY GERVAIS insists he doesn't go on holiday - because his life isn't tough enough to ever need a vacation. THE OFFICE creator enjoys his job so...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Mcfly Label Timberlake's New Song A 'Joke'

British pop act MCFLY have ridiculed heart-throb JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's new song and branded the singer "lazy". The cheeky boy band claim when they...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Cruz Brings Hope To Unknown Scriptwriter

PENELOPE CRUZ is to star in a film written by an unknown English primary school teacher. A script written in 1994 by primary head teacher JOHN...

23rd August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2723

"I'm not the father. My schedule was too busy. CHUCK NORRIS is the dad - we're so excited about that." WILL FERRELL jokes about his wife's current...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Musician's Union Slams Airport Security Measures

The British Musician's Union has attacked new security measures at airports for causing "significant loss of earnings". Following the foiled...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Labelle Loses Dinner To Security Measures

Singer PATTI LABELLE was left hungry and furious after air stewards ruined her dinner because of heightened security measures. The soul legend was...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Missy Elliot's Diva Demands

Hip-hop star MISSY ELLIOT has stunned organisers of her latest gig, by demanding $133,000 (GBP70,000) of backstage perks. The GET YOUR FREAK ON...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Portman Dating Violinist?

STAR WARS beauty NATALIE PORTMAN has been romantically linked to a new man - American violinist JOSHUA BELL. Babyfaced Bell, 38, is the latest...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Metcalfe Slams 'Lazy' Brits

Hollywood hunk JESSE METCALFE has lambasted the male population of Britain for their lazy habits and poor looks. The DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star,...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Connery Pulls Out Of Politics Debate Over 'Domestic Violence' Subject

SIR SEAN CONNERY has pulled out of a planned debate at Scotland's Festival Of Politics, after his opponent said he would question the acting legend...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Mills Fumes Over Mccartney Planning Fiasco

LATEST: HEATHER MILLS is furious with her estranged husband SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY after finding out she could be made homeless. The former model blames...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Douglas 'Ignorant' Of Hudson Love Life

Hollywood star MICHAEL DOUGLAS has declared himself unqualified to comment on reports his YOU, ME AND DUPREE co-stars are secretly dating. KATE...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1994

Rockers OASIS are encouraging fans to guess the track list of their upcoming greatest hits album STOP THE CLOCKS by rewarding any successful...

23rd August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2721

"I've got some nice pictures out of it. I think I've got an album cover!" ROLLING STONES guitarist KEITH RICHARDS jokes about his April (06) accident...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Clooney And Soderbergh Part Ways

GEORGE CLOONEY and director STEVEN SODERBERGH have ended their business partnership, insisting working together has "stopped being fun". Soderbergh,...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Film Festival Axes Cult Cockfighting Movie

A cult 1974 movie screening has been dropped by the Edinburgh Film Festival after organisers learned controversial cockfighting scenes fall foul of...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Caprice's Fury At Naive Cop

LATEST: A police officer has told a London court how Californian model CAPRICE BOURRET almost threw a tantrum after discovering he had no idea of her...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Pixies 'Toned Down' Documentary

Rockers THE PIXIES forced the directors of their new documentary LOUDQUIETLOUD to "tone down" the film, because bassist KIM DEAL was devastated by...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Church: 'I'm Not Very Driven'

Welsh songbird CHARLOTTE CHURCH fears her lack of ambition will wreck her career. The former child star confesses she has no real drive and is happy...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Williams Defends Blunt

Saccharine crooner JAMES BLUNT has received support from an unlikely source - outspoken British pop rival ROBBIE WILLIAMS. Despite famously sharing...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Williams: 'Walsh Wants To Bed Me'

British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS has dismissed reports of a feud between him and music mogul LOUIS WALSH, insisting the Irishman's animosity is a bid...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Ally Mcbeal Star Finds New Love

Former ALLY MCBEAL beauty JANE KRAKOWSKI has found love in the arms of British actor SAM WEST, according to UK reports. Pals say the pair are...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Jagger Engaged?

Veteran rocker SIR MICK JAGGER has sparked rumours he's proposed to longterm girlfriend L'WREN SCOTT after the stylist was snapped flaunting a...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Metcalfe Doesn't Care About Gay Rumours

Hollywood actor JESSE METCALFE refuses to let rumours about his sexuality bother him. Despite his relationship with GIRLS ALOUD singer NADINE COYLE,...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Nelson Campaigns Against Horse Culls

Country star WILLIE NELSON is lending his support to a proposed new bill outlawing horse slaughter. The Texan singer joins actress BO DEREK and...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Mehta To Make Film On Korean Princess

WATER director DEEPA MEHTA is set to make THE JULIA PROJECT, a biopic about an American interior designer who married the last crown prince of...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Matronic Picks On Madonna's Bikini-clad Army

SCISSOR SISTERS star ANA MATRONIC has accused MADONNA of starting a sickening trend in stick-thin, model-type pop stars strutting their stuff in...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Gill + Webb Team Up To Pay Tribute To Oklahoma

Oklahoma natives VINCE GILL and JIMMY WEBB have teamed up to pay a musical tribute to their home state. The country stars have recorded OKLAHOMA...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Bedingfield To Appear On Screen In Rocky Sequel

LATEST: NATASHA BEDINGFIELD is to be given an acting role in the much-anticipated ROCKY sequel - as well as recording the theme for it. The British...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Paltrow Pines For Pinot Noirs

GWYNETH PALTROW has turned her back on her infamously strict macrobiotic diet to indulge in a glass of her favourite red wine each night. The...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Bennett Set For Idol Debut In Canada

TONY BENNETT is set to make his reality TV debut in Canada by performing on talent show CANADIAN IDOL. The 80-year-old crooner will play host to...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Akon Recreates 48 Hours In New Video

R+B sensation AKON is recreating cult movie 48 HOURS in his new video SMACK THAT with EMINEM and actor ERIC ROBERTS. The Senegalese singer takes on...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Alba Missing A Tooth

Sexy JESSICA ALBA is missing a tooth after an over-zealous love scene with new movie co-star DANE COOK left her needing dental work. The SIN CITY...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Ricci's Weight 'Hampered' Her Career

CHRISTINA RICCI has blamed her fluctuating weight on holding her back in Hollywood. The 26-year-old has battled anorexia but still insists she would...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Yoakam Launches Chicken Lickins

Country star DWIGHT YOAKAM has launched his own range of frozen foods based on his grandmother's rural Kentucky recipes for delicacies such as...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1993

The stars of OUTKAST's new movie IDLEWILD arrived at the period film's New York premiere in style on Monday night (21AUG06) - in 1930s classic cars....

23rd August 2006 0:00



Life Imitates Art At Snakes Screening

New SAMUEL L JACKSON film SNAKES ON A PLANE became terrifyingly real for Arizona cinema-goers when pranksters released two live rattlesnakes into the...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Scared Bandmates Prompted Audioslave Star To Seek Help

AUDIOSLAVE frontman CHRIS CORNELL checked into rehab after recording the rock supergroup's first album after realising how his substance abuse...

23rd August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2720

"I do everything a drag queen does except tuck away my penis." SCISSOR SISTERS star ANA MATRONIC.

23rd August 2006 0:00



Shaved Head Brings Bad Memories For Jackman

HUGH JACKMAN's drastic haircut for new movie THE FOUNTAIN left him terrified his odd-shaped head would attract a barrage of abuse. The X-MEN star...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Mccready: 'I'm Not Guilty Now'

LATEST: Troubled country singer MINDY MCCREADY has staged a remarkable plea turnaround in court - now insisting she's not guilty of a probation...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Douglas 'Humiliated' By Sentinel Co-stars

Veteran actor MICHAEL DOUGLAS found shooting new movie THE SENTINEL "humiliating", because he couldn't keep up physically with his younger co-stars. ...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Duff Donates To Disaster Recovery

HILARY DUFF will make an appearance in New Orleans, Louisiana next Tuesday (29AUG06) to mark the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Duff has...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Diddy Inspires Cassie To Become Uninhibited

ME+ U singer CASSIE credits SEAN COMBS with her new-found confidence on stage, insisting she'll never care what others think of her again. The shy...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Navarro Separates Himself From Contestants

DAVE NAVARRO has toughened up for the latest installment of his reality talent competition ROCK STAR: SUPERNOVA after allegations he was too nice to...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Wilson Flashed At London Premiere

Hollywood funnyman OWEN WILSON was left redfaced at last night's (22AUG06) London premiere of new movie YOU, ME AND DUPREE when a female fan flashed...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Caprice Pleads 'Alcohol Halitosis' Loophole

LATEST: Model CAPRICE BOURRET's solicitor has told a London court "alcohol halitosis" does not merit a minimum one-year driving ban penalty. The...

23rd August 2006 0:00



The Knack Star Gary Dies At 54

THE KNACK drummer BRUCE GARY has lost his battle with lymphoma. He was 54. The MY SHARONA hitmaker is also famous for producing archive JIMI HENDRIX...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1991

DEEP PURPLE frontman IAN GILLAN is spending free time on his Smoke This! solo tour writing a novel.

23rd August 2006 0:00



Doherty Under Guard In Rehab

Troubled British rocker PETE DOHERTY has been assigned a security guard after lashing out at a nurse in rehab. The BABYSHAMBLES singer is currently...

23rd August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2719

"I've been working out really hard lately 'cause I'm single now and I've gotta look good!" JESSICA SIMPSON shapes up to get back into the dating...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Jovi: 'No More Acting'

JON BON JOVI has threatened never to act again after slamming Hollywood as "a rotten existence". The 44-year-old has previously taken time out of...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Metcalfe Calls Coyle A 'Brat'

Actor JESSE METCALFE has given singer girlfriend NADINE COYLE the nickname of "brat", because she often behaves like a spoiled child. The couple may...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Potter Stars' Kissing Marathon

HARRY POTTER lovebirds DANIEL RADCLIFFE and KATIE LEUNG had to lock lips a staggering thirty times on the set of the latest movie - just to perfect...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Keys: 'Don't Waste Sex On Condom Liars'

ALICIA KEYS is urging girls to refuse to sleep with their first loves if they won't play safe. The R+B star, a fervent HIV/AIDS awareness...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Cornell Glad Feud With Ex-wife Is Over

AUDIOSLAVE star CHRIS CORNELL is celebrating after ending a lengthy feud with his ex-wife over intellectual property. SUSAN SILVER was refusing to...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1990

Author IRVINE WELSH, PETE TOWNSHEND and DAMON ALBARN will contribute liner notes to a new THE CLASH singles box set.

23rd August 2006 0:00



Madonna To Dine With Russia's First Family

Pop superstar MADONNA has been invited to a private dinner with Russian President VLADIMIR PUTIN when her Confessions tours hits Moscow next month...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 1992

ER star JULIANNA MARGULIES regularly does voiceover work for commercials for products including vodka, cars, Bayer aspirin and Pampers nappies.

23rd August 2006 0:00



Paramount Dumps Cruise

TOM CRUISE has been unceremoniously dumped by his Paramount studio partners for his sofa-jumping antics on TV. Revered Paramount boss SUMNER...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Valance Ready To Electrocute Intruders

Australian singer HOLLY VALANCE keeps a stun gun close in case she is ever bothered by intruders. The KISS KISS hitmaker won't have a real gun in...

23rd August 2006 0:00



Hilton's Video Censored In India

Socialite PARIS HILTON's debut single STARS ARE BLIND has been censored by Indian broadcasters, who claim the video is too sexual for TV. The promo...

23rd August 2006 12:37



Madonna's Moscow Gig Raises Security Concerns

MADONNA's forthcoming Russian gig is causing concern for local authorities, who fear students living near the concert venue could fall while...

23rd August 2006 12:37



Snakes In A Theater

Pranksters in Phoenix released a snake in a theater showing Snakes on Plane last Friday and another in the theater's parking lot, Reuters reported...

23rd August 2006 18:01



Sony Buys Video Website For $65 Million

It may draw only a fraction of the crowd that its rival YouTube attracts, but Sony Corp. has concluded that Grouper.com, another site that sports...

23rd August 2006 18:01



Class Action Suit Filed Against Imax

A class action lawsuit was filed against IMAX in federal court in New York Tuesday claiming that the giant-screen operators cooked their books in the...

23rd August 2006 18:01



Redstone Rocket Fired At Cruise Missile

In an action that seemed destined to send Tom Cruise scurrying back to Scientology's E-meters to discover the source of his recent tribulations,...

23rd August 2006 18:01



Frost's Tv Interview With Nixon Becomes Hit Play

On the heels of George Clooney's successful film drama about the clash between CBS News personality Edward R. Murrow and Sen. Joseph McCarthy on...

23rd August 2006 18:01



Tv Guide Channel Plugs Joan Rivers' 1000th Red-carpet Interview

Although some may wonder who's been doing the counting, TV Guide Channel said Tuesday that Joan and Melissa Rivers will be conducting their 1000th...

23rd August 2006 18:01



Court Orders Probe Of Cbs News Story

Federal Judge Thomas Ellis III has ordered the Justice Department to determine how CBS correspondent Lesley Stahl got information about an FBI...

23rd August 2006 18:01



Gma Lands Interview With Karr's Ex-wife

In its mano-a-mano battle with NBC's morning leader, the Today show, Good Morning America has scored a major "get," landing an interview with with...

23rd August 2006 18:01



Echostar Loses Another Court Battle

EchoStar Communications, already reeling from a court decision that many of its settop digital recorders violated TiVo's patents, lost another major...

23rd August 2006 18:01



Biopic About Idol Contestant Pulls Huge Ratings

A biopic about former American Idol contestant Fantasia Barrino was watched by 6.6 million viewers on the Lifetime Television cable channel in its...

23rd August 2006 18:01



Talent Shows Take The Lead

Their ratings numbers may have paled compared with those for American Idol, but the summer-season finales of NBC's America's Got Talent and Fox's So...

23rd August 2006 18:01



Hilton Caught Up In Phone Scandal

PARIS HILTON has been caught up in a cell phone scandal in America after being named among 50 SpoofCard users who have had their accounts...

23rd August 2006 20:00


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