28th August 2006

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The Things They Say 2760

"Everybody's like, 'Tyra, you look so calm and cool and collected. I was like, 'If you could see underneath this dress, it looks like I just come off...

28th August 2006 0:00



Wahlberg Scores With Football Movie

MARK WAHLBERG is back at the top of the US box office thanks to a moving new movie about an unlikely sports hero. The PLANET OF THE APES star plays...

28th August 2006 0:00



Hilton Furious With Cher's Son

PARIS HILTON is furious with CHER's son for claiming the two had sex and worrying he caught a sexually transmitted disease from her. ELIJAH BLUE...

28th August 2006 0:00



Spears Finally Sells Manhattan Home

Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS has finally sold her Manhattan, New York condominium after advertising for a buyer for more than two years. The apartment...

28th August 2006 0:00



Valletta Released From Rehab

LATEST: Supermodel AMBER VALLETTA has completed a stint at The Meadow rehabilitation facility in Wickenburg, Arizona, for stress and...

28th August 2006 0:00



Spelling Death + Emmys Bring Angels Back Together

The CHARLIE'S ANGELS reunion at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles last night (27AUG06) has reignited a proper TV get-together that fans feared they'd...

28th August 2006 0:00



Stars Sob For Their Fathers After Emmys

Emmy Award winners JEREMY PIVEN and MARISKA HARGITAY sobbed backstage after the prizegiving ceremony last night (27AUG06) as they remembered their...

28th August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2017

Former Playboy model BRANDE RODERICK is set to give up the single life. American football star GLENN CADREZ proposed to her at the weekend (26AUG06).

28th August 2006 0:00



Europeans Clinch All-star Golf

A European team boasting model JODIE KIDD, BAND OF BROTHERS star DAMIAN LEWIS and millionaire radio DJ CHRIS EVANS have stormed to victory on the...

28th August 2006 0:00



Irons Blasts Thatcher For Dumbing Down British Tv

Emmy Award winner JEREMY IRONS has launched an attack on former British Prime Minister MARGARET THATCHER - for dumbing down television. Irons, who...

28th August 2006 0:00



Fantasia Helps Single Mums With Beauty Salon Business

Former AMERICAN IDOL winner FANTASIA BARRINO is opening a chain of beauty salons aimed at raising cash for needy single mums. The BELIEVE singer,...

28th August 2006 0:00



Broderick Recovering From Horse Fall

Actor MATTHEW BRODERICK is recovering today (28AUG06) after falling from a horse and breaking his collar bone while vacationing in Ireland. THE...

28th August 2006 0:00



Idol Mcphee Is A Wonder Woman Wannabe

AMERICAN IDOL runner-up KATHARINE MCPHEE has become the latest front-runner to play WONDER WOMAN on the big screen, according to Internet reports. ...

28th August 2006 0:00



Mccormack Frustrated By Gay Casting

WILL + GRACE star ERIC MCCORMACK is struggling to find acting work after being typecast as a gay man following the hit TV series. MCCormack, who...

28th August 2006 0:00



Moore Loves Nyc Life

Film star JULIANNE MOORE shunned Los Angeles for life in New York City because she likes to keep a sense of normality. THE END OF THE AFFAIR star,...

28th August 2006 0:00



Douglas: 'Celebrity Marriages Work'

MICHAEL DOUGLAS is glad he and wife CATHERINE ZETA-JONES are both Hollywood stars, because it means they never row about their work and co-stars. ...

28th August 2006 0:00



Opera Star Simoneau Dies

Canadian opera sensation LEOPOLD SIMONEAU has died peacefully at his home in Victoria, British Columbia. He was 90. The tenor passed away on...

28th August 2006 0:00



Spielberg Plays Down Yimou Collaboration Reports

STEVEN SPIELBERG has dismissed reports he's set to work with famed Chinese director ZHANG YIMOU, insisting he's been misinterpreted. Rumours were...

28th August 2006 0:00



Eminem Upsets Hefner's Lover

EMINEM has apologised to one of HUGH HEFNER's fulltime girlfriends after they fell out over a badly received prank. The rapper borrowed KENDRA...

28th August 2006 0:00



Wilson Denies Hudson Romance

LATEST: OWEN WILSON has rubbished reports he is dating his YOU, ME AND DUPREE co-star KATE HUDSON, insisting he's still single. The actor has been...

28th August 2006 0:00



Bach Stable After Horse Bashing

LATEST: Former BOND girl BARBARA BACH is recovering in a British hospital after undergoing surgery on her broken leg late yesterday (27AUG06). The...

28th August 2006 0:00



Federline's Tv Dreams

BRITNEY SPEARS' husband KEVIN FEDERLINE is making his acting debut as a thug on TV show CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION. The 28-year-old dancer,...

28th August 2006 0:00



The Black Crowes Keyboardist Quits For ‘Health Reasons’

THE BLACK CROWES keyboardist EDDIE HARSCH has left the band citing “personal issues”. The WISER TIME star, who at 49 is the oldest member...

28th August 2006 0:00



Simmons' Support For Israeli Soldier

Israeli-born rocker GENE SIMMONS has hailed a soldier wounded in the Middle East conflict his "hero". RON WEINREICH, an Israeli soldier and die-hard...

28th August 2006 0:00



Paul Considers Movies

Rapper SEAN PAUL is keen to star in a Hollywood movie - but only if he can play a revered musician. The LIKE GLUE hitmaker insists he is a musician...

28th August 2006 0:00



Lil' Kim Sued For Plagiarism

Freshly released rapper LIL' KIM is facing further court time to defend a Jamaican reggae singer's claims she copied her lyrics for her last album. ...

28th August 2006 0:00



'Playboy' Jones

INDIANA JONES writer GEORGE LUCAS intended the adventurous archeologist to be portrayed as a JAMES BOND-style womaniser but was overruled by director...

28th August 2006 0:00



Paltrow Hooked On Big Brother

Hollywood superstar GWYNETH PALTROW reportedly became so addicted to British reality TV show BIG BROTHER, she had every episode taped. The EMMA...

28th August 2006 0:00



Richards Dodges Fine

LATEST: ROLLING STONES legend KEITH RICHARDS has escaped a fine for appearing to defy Scotland's new smoking ban during a recent concert thanks to a...

28th August 2006 0:00



Church Wants A Farm

Welsh pop star CHARLOTTE CHURCH is preparing to ditch her showbiz lifestyle and live on a farm, according to relatives. The CRAZY CHICK and her...

28th August 2006 0:00



Brown's Latest Court Battle

FOXY BROWN is being sued by the owner of a New York City boutique over allegations she stole two belts worth $400 (GBP220) on Thursday (24AUG06). ...

28th August 2006 0:00



Doctor Who Banned From Conventions

DOCTOR WHO star DAVID TENNANT has been banned from attending fan conventions by the BBC, because TV bosses fear the star may blurt out upcoming...

28th August 2006 0:00



Robin Hood Tv Drama Stolen

Master tapes of the new BBC series ROBIN HOOD have been stolen from studios in Hungary - with thieves demanding a $1.8 million (GBP1 million) ransom...

28th August 2006 0:00



Simpson Denies Affair

LATEST: FIGHTSTAR rocker CHARLIE SIMPSON has rubbished reports he has been romancing his former bandmate MATT WILLIS' girlfriend, insisting he is set...

28th August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2015

STAR WARS Jedi master YODA has been voted top movie master in a poll by British film bible Empire magazine.

28th August 2006 0:00



Chemical Romance Bottled

MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE hit out angrily when they were pelted with bottles by spirited fans at England's Reading music festival yesterday (27AUG06). The...

28th August 2006 0:00



Leigh: 'Leo's Film Deserved Award'

British director MIKE LEIGH has defended his decision to award his son LEO's movie the Best Newcomer Award at the Sarajevo Film Festival in 2004,...

28th August 2006 0:00



Windsor: 'I Pushed Husband Away'

British actress BARBARA WINDSOR almost ended her relationship with her young husband SCOTT MITCHELL after falling ill in 2002, because she was...

28th August 2006 0:00



Geldof Defends Daughter

LATEST: SIR BOB GELDOF has leaped to his daughter PEACHES' defence after photographs emerged of her with a piece of rolled up paper in her nostril,...

28th August 2006 0:00



Jay-z Hits Albert Hall

JAY-Z is continuing his ascent to rap royalty by scheduling a performance at London's posh Royal Albert Hall. The 99 PROBLEMS hitmaker will perform...

28th August 2006 0:00



Doherty And Barat Reunite For Charity Single

Former LIBERTINES bandmates PETE DOHERTY and CARL BARAT are on the verge of reuniting to form a new band, after being persuaded to record a charity...

28th August 2006 0:00



Pink Floyd Numb Riff Tops Poll

PINK FLOYD track COMFORTABLY NUMB has topped a poll of the world's greatest guitar riffs. The song beat off competition from GUNS N' ROSES hit SWEET...

28th August 2006 0:00



Starr Rushes Bach To Hospital After Horse Accident

Former BEATLE RINGO STARR's actress wife BARBARA BACH was rushed to hospital yesterday (27AUG06) after a horse kicked her, breaking her leg. The SPY...

28th August 2006 0:00



West And Nighy Fight To Save Theatre

British actors TIMOTHY WEST and BILL NIGHY are joining forces to save the Berkshire, England, theatre where their stage careers began. EVER AFTER...

28th August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2014

ROBBIE WILLIAMS and KATE MOSS have been named the British king and queen of hat-wearing by UK company Lutonfirst.

28th August 2006 0:00



Das Fraulein Wins Awards

Swiss director ANDREA STAKA is celebrating after her latest movie DAS FRAULEIN won the best film award at the Sarajevo Film Festival in Bosnia and...

28th August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2013

Movie bosses have ditched JAMES BOND's trademark "shaken not stirred" catchphrase from new 007 film CASINO ROYALE. DANIEL CRAIG's Bond will instead...

28th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2759

"They spend half their time saying, 'it's great we have all these curvy (role) models like Charlotte Church', and the other half saying I'm so fat."...

28th August 2006 0:00



Hoskins' Script Toilet Test

British actor BOB HOSKINS has devised a toilet test to decide which movie scripts interest him. The WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT? star has taken to...

28th August 2006 0:00



Caprice To Sell Drink-driving Car

California-born model CAPRICE BOURRET is planning to sell her car on auction website eBay, after being banned from driving for 12 months for...

28th August 2006 0:00



Lennon Had 'One Night Stand' With Epstein

The late JOHN LENNON had a one night stand with THE BEATLES' gay manager BRIAN EPSTEIN in 1963, according to the band's official biographer HUNTER...

28th August 2006 0:00



Olivier Had 'Demons', Says Widow Answering Gay Question

SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER's widow DAME JOAN PLOWRIGHT dodged a question about the late actor's rumoured homosexual affairs yesterday (27AUG06) by simply...

28th August 2006 0:00



Kelly Osbourne Eyes Sharon's Show

Reality TV star KELLY OSBOURNE is so keen to follow in the footsteps of her mother SHARON OSBOURNE she wants a chance to present her British chat...

28th August 2006 0:00



Fry Unable To Film House Cameo With Laurie

British actor STEPHEN FRY is cursing his busy schedule after it prevented him reuniting with his longtime BLACKADDER co-star HUGH LAURIE for a cameo...

28th August 2006 0:00



Hot Chip's Fan Encounter Fear

Cult rockers HOT CHIP were left fearing for their safety after an encounter with a strange fan in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The British band were so...

28th August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2012

Ex-ARCTIC MONKEYS bassist ANDY NICHOLSON met up with his former bandmates at the Leeds Festival in England at the weekend (26/27AUG06).

28th August 2006 0:00



Diana Blood Samples 'Tampered With'

The manager of the London mortuary where British royal DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES' post-mortem examination took place believes her blood samples were...

28th August 2006 0:00



Oasis Top Greatest Song List

OASIS hit LIVE FOREVER has topped a poll naming the greatest songs of all time. The song, from the band's 1994 debut album DEFINITELY MAYBE, beat...

28th August 2006 0:00



Kasabian To Unite With Gallagher?

KASABIAN guitarist SERGE PIZZORNO is planning a collaboration with his pal NOEL GALLAGHER, although he fears the OASIS rocker might not be quite as...

28th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2758

"I love crowd surfing and I do indulge myself sometimes. You get fondled for free and normally I have to pay for it." KAISER CHIEFS frontman RICKY...

28th August 2006 0:00



Hargitay And Sutherland Take Home First Emmy Awards

LAW + ORDER: SVU star MARISKA HARGITAY and 24's KIEFER SUTHERLAND both took home their first Emmys at Sunday's (27AUG06) Primetime Emmy Award...

28th August 2006 0:00



Government Tax On Gift Bags Causes Controversy

The newly imposed US government tax on celebrity gift bags was the talk of the Emmy Awards on Sunday night (27AUG06) as celebrities debated on...

28th August 2006 0:00



Sedgwick Refuses To Use An Emmy Stylist

Brave KYRA SEDGWICK broke a Hollywood taboo at the Emmys last night (27AUG06) by refusing to use a stylist to make her red carpet ready. THE CLOSER...

28th August 2006 0:00



Hewitt Embraces Backside

GHOST WHISPERER star JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT decided to ditch her normal vintage awards show look and embrace a gown that enhanced her backside. The...

28th August 2006 0:00



Stars Reunite To Salute Spelling

Original CHARLIE'S ANGELS stars KATE JACKSON, FARRAH FAWCETT and JACLYN SMITH reunited at the Emmy Awards on Sunday night (27AUG06) to remember...

28th August 2006 0:00



O'brien Opens Show With A Bang

Host CONAN O BRIEN got Sunday's (27AUG06) Emmy Awards show off to a rousing start in a pre-taped sequence which found him aloft in a jetliner en...

28th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2757

"It breathes as much as a dress can breathe in 90-degree weather. I have been relying on these little fans everyone has on the carpet and blotting...

28th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2756

"I went to Sears the night before my first Emmys and bought a girdle. I have worn it to every ceremony, except this year (06). Maybe the girdle is...

28th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2753

"I feel sorry for him because you can look at him and see that he's an unhappy person - you don't change your stamp by doing all that plastic surgery...

28th August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2010

PUBLIC ENEMY and JERMAINE DUPRI will be honoured at this year's (08SEP06) Billboard R+B/Hip-Hop Awards show in Atlanta, Georgia. Rappers Public Enemy...

28th August 2006 0:00



Vereen Slams Usher's Acting Critics

Tony Award winner BEN VEREEN has slammed critics who called R+B star USHER's debut performance on the Broadway stage "wooden". Vereen is the...

28th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2755

"I was the only person in Amsterdam who wore a helmet. People would drive by and crack up, but I promised my mom that I would wear a helmet... It was...

28th August 2006 0:00



Sarsgaard Caught In Gynaecologist Glitch

Pregnant MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL's fiance PETER SARSGAARD was mortified when he became overly excited while visiting their doctor and walked in on another...

28th August 2006 0:00



Williams Obsessed By Life-altering Animation

Hip-hop star PHARRELL WILLIAMS is obsessed with animation and regularly watches cartoons and Disney movies because they are "life-altering". ...

28th August 2006 0:00



Dillon Uncovers The Truth About Bukowski From Ex-wife

Movie star MATT DILLON made sure his portrayal of his literary hero, CHARLES BUKOWSKI, was respectful by secretly meeting with the writer's ex. ...

28th August 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 2754

"I got checked out in Berlin... The guy said I had the liver of a newborn baby and my lungs are OK, my kidneys are fine. (It'll) drive all these...

28th August 2006 0:00



Napoleon Dynamite Star Discovers Hopkins Is A Fan

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star EFREN RAMIREZ was thrilled to learn one of his biggest fans is acting legend SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS. The actor, who played...

28th August 2006 0:00



Olsen Twins Put Los Angeles Mansions On The Market

Former FULL HOUSE stars MARY-KATE and ASHLEY OLSEN have decided to put their not-so-full Los Angeles house up for sale, after spending most of their...

28th August 2006 0:00



Dylan Delighted With Book Reviews

BOB DYLAN was stunned when critics applauded his book CHRONICLES, VOLUME 1 - because he believes they really knew what they're talking about. The...

28th August 2006 0:00



Wilson's Girlfriend Shocked By Hudson Romance Reports

LATEST: Reports linking OWEN WILSON to his YOU, ME AND DUPREE co-star KATE HUDSON came as a shock to many - including the woman Wilson was dating at...

28th August 2006 0:00



Nas And Gray Help Kelis Celebrate Birthday

Rap star KELIS was thrilled when 100 friends and family, including husband NAS and pal MACY GRAY, gathered to celebrate her 27th birthday in New York...

28th August 2006 0:00



Usher's Broadway Debut Boosts Box Office

R+B star USHER's debut performance on the Broadway stage as BILLY FLYNN in CHICAGO has created a massive boost in ticket sales. The singer made his...

28th August 2006 0:00



Adkins Considers Buzz-cut

Country star TRACE ADKINS is considering shocking fans by chopping off his long locks and adopting an army-style buzz-cut, because it's the only...

28th August 2006 0:00



Napoleon Dynamite Kills Pedro's Dj Ambitions

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE star EFREN RAMIREZ has been forced to cut back on his love of DJing because he always gets swarmed by fans of the cult film at...

28th August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2011

CHANNING TATUM, the star of hit dance movie STEP UP, was an extra in RICKY MARTIN's SHE BANGS music video.

28th August 2006 0:00



Zombie's Pug Keeps Pals In Check

Rocker ROB ZOMBIE has an unusual mediator when members of his band start to get on each other's nerves - his dog DRACULA. The WHITE ZOMBIE lead...

28th August 2006 0:00



Bellamy Muses Over Conspiracy Theories

MUSE frontman and self-confessed conspiracy theorist MATT BELLAMY refuses to believe OSAMA BIN LADEN masterminded the 11th September 2001 terrorist...

28th August 2006 0:00



Gallaghers Snub Doherty Collaboration

OASIS siblings LIAM and NOEL GALLAGHER have rebuffed attempts made by BABYSHAMBLES frontman PETE DOHERTY for them to collaborate with him. Troubled...

28th August 2006 0:00



Hrishikesh Mukherjee Dies

Veteran Indian director HRISHIKESH MUKHERJEE has died in a Mumbai (Bombay) hospital. He was 84. Mukherjee, known for movies including ANAND and...

28th August 2006 0:00



Hussein Made To Watch South Park 'Repeatedly'

Former Iraqi leader SADDAM HUSSEIN is being forced to watch his appearance as the Devil's gay lover in SOUTH PARK: BIGGER LONGER AND UNCUT...

28th August 2006 0:00



Big Brother Star On Pizza Theft Charge

A woman who appeared in British reality TV show BIG BROTHER this summer (06) has appeared in court after allegedly stealing a pile of pizzas. BONNIE...

28th August 2006 0:00



Los Lonely Boys Brothers Buy Their Dream Cars

LOS LONELY BOYS stars JOJO and RINGO GARZA spent their first big pay cheques on their dream cars. Jojo spent 10 years saving up for a gold '66...

28th August 2006 0:00



Gyllenhaal's Strange Pregnancy Cravings

SECRETARY star MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL was so ill during the first stages of her pregnancy she could only eat watermelon and the decadent dessert...

28th August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2009

British royal ZARA PHILLIPS, the daughter of PRINCESS ANNE, won the World Equestrian Games riding her horse Toytown in Aachen, Germany yesterday...

28th August 2006 0:00



Radcliffe To Shock Fans With War Role

HARRY POTTER actor DANIEL RADCLIFFE is set to surprise fans with his latest gritty role - as a World War One soldier fighting in the trenches in...

28th August 2006 0:00



Emotional Vedder Cries Onstage

PEARL JAM frontman EDDIE VEDDER wept onstage during the band's headlining performance at the Reading Festival in England last night (27AUG06). The...

28th August 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2016

Rocker JOHN MAYER pulled out of a Connecticut concert with SHERYL CROW on Saturday (26AUG06) after he was struck down with laryngitis.

28th August 2006 0:00



Sheen To Start Irish Studies In September

LATEST: Actor MARTIN SHEEN will commence his English literature degree at Galway's National University of Ireland next month (SEP06). NUI scholars...

28th August 2006 0:00



Beyonce Tops UK Singles Chart

BEYONCE KNOWLES' DEJA VU has knocked SHAKIRA's HIPS DON'T LIE off the top of the UK singles chart, ending the Latina beauty's four week reign at...

28th August 2006 2:11



O'brien Lauded As Host After Embarrassing Crash At Opening

Conan O'Brien received high marks as host of the affair. Robert Bianco in USA Today wrote that he "invigorated his portions of the three-hour NBC...

28th August 2006 18:16



Critics Praise Emmys Show

Emmy voters, often hooted by TV critics after the awards are presented, were generally being congratulated all around by them for, as Verne Gay...

28th August 2006 18:16



Emmys Slump In Ratings

August and Pirates conspired to knock down the ratings for this year's Emmy awards to an average 9.2 rating and a 15 share versus last year's...

28th August 2006 18:16



Reiner Demands Gibson Apologize For Antisemitic Passion

Actor-director Rob Reiner Friday called upon Mel Gibson to acknowledge that his The Passion of the Christ reflected his anti-Semitic proclivity....

28th August 2006 18:16



Pirates Still Capturing Booty Overseas

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest may have dropped out of the top ten at the domestic box office for the first time this weekend, but it...

28th August 2006 18:16



Feel-good Sports Movie Scores Touchdown

The Walt Disney Co., whose formula for turning out successful inspirational sports movies ranks right up there with its formula for turning out...

28th August 2006 18:16



Grey Predicts He'll Work With Cruise Again

After a week of silence, Paramount Chairman Brad Grey has finally commented on the decision by his boss, Sumner Redstone, to cut off ties with Tom...

28th August 2006 18:16



Kidnapped Fox Newsmen Released

Kidnapped Fox News journalists Steve Centanni and Olaf Wiig were freed Sunday after two weeks in captivity. While their kidnappers released a video...

28th August 2006 18:16



Reptile Biologist Snaps Back At Beyonce

BEYONCE KNOWLES has been reprimanded by animal rights group People for The Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) after boasting about taping a baby...

28th August 2006 20:06


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