17th October 2006

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Bond Race Row

Superspy wannabe COLIN SALMON has accused JAMES BOND bosses of snubbing him for the role of 007 because he is black. The actor, who appeared in DIE...

17th October 2006 0:00



Evans' Former Nanny Speaks Out About Affair Allegations

LATEST: Country star SARA EVANS' former nanny has gone public to distance herself from claims her alleged affair with the singer's husband sparked a...

17th October 2006 0:00



Fight Turned Press Against The Stranglers

THE STRANGLERS rocker JEAN-JACQUES BURNEL blames a fight he had with THE CLASH bassist PAUL SIMONON for almost wrecking his band's career in the...

17th October 2006 0:00



Danner Dismisses Mccartney Romance Reports

Actress BLYTHE DANNER has laughed off reports she's being lined up to date SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY, insisting she's never even met the veteran rocker. ...

17th October 2006 0:00



Secret Track To Reignite Williams/gallagher Feud?

A previously unheard track by ROBBIE WILLIAMS is expected to reignite the pop star's feud with rocker LIAM GALLAGHER, with lyrics branding the OASIS...

17th October 2006 0:00



Jackson Sues Former Lawyers

Pop star MICHAEL JACKSON is suing Los Angeles law firm Ayscough + Marar, accusing attorneys of trying to force him into bankruptcy. In papers filed...

17th October 2006 0:00



North By Northwest Tops Style Poll

ALFRED HITCHCOCK's classic movie NORTH BY NORTHWEST has topped a poll naming the most stylish films of all time. The 1959 thriller, which stars CARY...

17th October 2006 0:00



The Exorcist Tops Scary Film Poll

Horror classic THE EXORCIST has been named the Scariest Movie Ever Made in a new magazine poll. The 1973 film beat ROSEMARY'S BABY and THE SHINING...

17th October 2006 0:00



Stewart Considers Faces Reunion Despite Lack Of Material

ROD STEWART has confirmed he's considering a reunion of his iconic British rock act THE FACES - if they can come up with enough material for a...

17th October 2006 0:00



St Lunatic Rapper Claims Police Brutality

ST LUNATIC rapper ALI JONES claims he was subjected to police brutality by an officer who "repeatedly" used a taser gun to subdue him during his...

17th October 2006 0:00



Superheroes Born Out Of Discrimination

Classic comic superheroes SPIDER-MAN, THE INCREDIBLE HULK, X-MEN and FANTASTIC FOUR were born out of bigotry - according to their creator STAN LEE. ...

17th October 2006 0:00



Bono Gives Evidence At Stetson Appeal

Irish rocker BONO has renewed his efforts to keep hold of a Stetson hat 'stolen' by a former stylist, by giving evidence at her appeal in Dublin,...

17th October 2006 0:00



Moss Under Fire From Lila's Grandparents

The grandparents of KATE MOSS' daughter LILA are concerned her rock star boyfriend PETE DOHERTY poses a threat to the four-year-old's well being. ...

17th October 2006 0:00



Blethyn 'Arrested' On Film Set

British actress BRENDA BLETHYN was threatened with arrest after mistaking a passer-by for a film extra and offering to sell cannabis. The LITTLE...

17th October 2006 0:00



Brown And Bon Jovi To Be Inducted Into UK Hall Of Fame

Soul legend JAMES BROWN and rockers BON JOVI will be inducted into and will perform at the UK Music Hall Of Fame next month (NOV06). SEX MACHINE...

17th October 2006 0:00



Ross Dismisses Desperate Housewives Reports

Veteran singer DIANA ROSS has rubbished reports she will make a cameo appearance in hit US TV show DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES. The CHAIN REACTION star...

17th October 2006 0:00



Hawke Reveals Divorce Weight Loss

ETHAN HAWKE felt so much guilt following the breakdown of his relationship with UMA THURMAN, he lost more than 50 pounds (23 kilograms) in body...

17th October 2006 0:00



Akeelah Wins At Film Awards

AKEELAH AND THE BEE was the big winner at the 2006 Black Movie Awards on Sunday (15OCT06), taking home four gongs. The film, which follows a young...

17th October 2006 0:00



Westlife: 'Delta Is A Victim'

Irish boy band WESTLIFE have slammed the British press for blaming DELTA GOODREM for the demise of their former bandmate BRIAN MCFADDEN's marriage. ...

17th October 2006 0:00



Sara Evans' Husband Hits Back At Allegations

LATEST: The estranged husband of country singer SARA EVANS has hit back at accusations of adultery and inappropriate conduct, and plans to vigorously...

17th October 2006 0:00



Police Academy Star Investigated For Dog Sex Scene

POLICE ACADEMY star BOBCAT GOLDTHWAITE sparked controversy on the set of his new comedy SLEEPING DOGS LIE when concerned bystanders spotted a...

17th October 2006 0:00



Combs Delays Marriage

Rapper SEAN COMBS has ruled out an imminent marriage to long-term girlfriend KIM PORTER, delaying nuptials until "the time is right". The couple,...

17th October 2006 0:00



Osbourne: 'Celebrity Freebies Are Great'

JACK OSBOURNE loves being a celebrity because of all the freebies he receives. The 20-year-old admits the greatest benefit of finding fame in...

17th October 2006 0:00



Madonna Tot Arrives In Britain

LATEST: Pop superstar MADONNA's adopted child has arrived in Britain after a private jet flew the tot out of Johannesburg, South Africa overnight...

17th October 2006 0:00



Barkin's Clooney 'Confession'

Actress ELLEN BARKIN stunned guests at a tribute to GEORGE CLOONEY by claiming she has had sex with the movie star. Barkin, who is currently filming...

17th October 2006 0:00



All Saints Admit Oasis Chart Defeat

LATEST: Reformed British girl band ALL SAINTS have conceded their new release will probably be beaten by OASIS' greatest hits album if they go...

17th October 2006 0:00



Blunt To Headline Doctors Without Borders Charity Show

British singer JAMES BLUNT is set to pay tribute to the work he saw members of Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres perform while serving...

17th October 2006 0:00



Ross: 'I Want To Advise Today's Superstars'

Soul legend DIANA ROSS has offered to give advice on how to enjoy a long career to superstars including BEYONCE KNOWLES, ALICIA KEYS and MARIAH...

17th October 2006 0:00



Snipes Indicted For Tax Fraud

Actor WESLEY SNIPES has been indicted on eight counts of tax fraud over allegations he tried to cheat the US government out of millions of dollars in...

17th October 2006 0:00



Paltrow's 'Diet Obsession' Affecting Family

Clean-living actress GWYNETH PALTROW is so obsessed with her macrobiotic diet she's trying to convert her family, according to the Oscar winner's...

17th October 2006 0:00



Lohan: 'I Want To Get Married Before I'm 30'

MEAN GIRLS star LINDSAY LOHAN insists she wants to be married by the time she is 30, so she can have a family and home to call her own. The...

17th October 2006 0:00



Evans Files Again To Stop Husband Withdrawing Cash

LATEST: Attorneys representing country star SARA EVANS have filed an amended complaint in the singer's divorce documents, accusing her estranged...

17th October 2006 0:00



Dicaprio Faces Reality

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO is set to create a new reality show, chronicling the eco-friendly reconstruction of an American town. The TITANIC star was...

17th October 2006 0:00



Hilton And Connolly Split

Hotel heiress NICKY HILTON and ENTOURAGE star KEVIN CONNOLLY have split after dating for two years. In August 2004, Hilton married money manager...

17th October 2006 0:00



Lohan: 'I'm Swollen, Not Engaged'

LINDSAY LOHAN's broken wrist is sparking engagement gossip because her favourite gem will only fit on her ring finger. The actress/singer was...

17th October 2006 0:00



O'donnell Confirms Nip/tuck Spin-off Series

LATEST: Actress and talk show host ROSIE O'DONNELL has confirmed she will star in a NIP/TUCK spin-off show. The A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN star made a...

17th October 2006 0:00



Victoria Beckham Rules Out Future Press Deals

Former SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM is so fed up with the media circus surrounding her relationship with her soccer star husband DAVID, she's vowed...

17th October 2006 0:00



Ledger Tired Of Promoting Brokeback Mountain

HEATH LEDGER quickly tired of the extensive promotion required for Oscar-winning movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, and was relieved when he no longer had to...

17th October 2006 0:00



Fabolous Shot In New York

Hip-hop star FABOLOUS was shot in the leg during an altercation in a New York City parking garage in the early hours of this morning (17OCT06). The...

17th October 2006 0:00



Beatfreakz In Superman Copyright Scandal

Dutch dance act BEATFREAKZ have been forced to withdraw copies of their current top 10 single from shops because the record cover copies SUPERMAN's...

17th October 2006 0:00



Jamelia Regrets Calling Timberlake 'Mummy's Boy'

R+B star JAMELIA wishes she had never called JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE a "mummy's boy", because it was nasty of her. When the British singer toured with...

17th October 2006 0:00



Ford Leaves Hospital

LATEST: Ex-US President GERALD FORD has been discharged from hospital in California after being admitted last week (12OCT06) for medical tests. ...

17th October 2006 0:00



Ramsay's Privates Left Black And Blue

Celebrity chef GORDON RAMSAY has injured himself in a delicate area following a mishap while bullfighting in Spain. The HELL'S KITCHEN star recently...

17th October 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2251

Celebrity chef GORDON RAMSAY has been named the scariest man on TV in a new poll of British television tyrants. Acid-tongued pop mogul SIMON COWELL...

17th October 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2252

TORI SPELLING has vowed to give her new baby the middle name AARON - in honour of her late father - if it is a boy. The former BEVERLY HILLS, 90210...

17th October 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2254

JENNIFER LOPEZ has opened the doors to husband MARC ANTHONY's Long Island estate after extensively renovating the love nest. The actress/singer...

17th October 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3107

"It never got much radio play. It did have the word 'f**k' in it 24 times though." TOWERS OF LONDON drummer SNELL was disappointed at the amount of...

17th October 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3108

"RICKY GERVAIS tries to f**k you up. He'll fart in the middle of a scene and won't crack a smile." KATE WINSLET reveals what it was like working with...

17th October 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3109

"I can't even remember her face. I can remember the tent we were in, I remember the heat and I remember coming very quickly." ROD STEWART has a...

17th October 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2255

Oscar-winning actress DIANE KEATON will be honoured by the Film Society of Lincoln Center at its 34th annual Gala Tribute on 9 April (07) in New York...

17th October 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2253

MY LITTLE GIRL, the song TIM MCGRAW wrote for his new movie FLICKA, marks the first time the singer has recorded and performed one of his own tunes.

17th October 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2256

TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: THE BEGINNING star DORA BAIRD once worked as a clown at children's parties.

17th October 2006 0:00



Arctic Monkeys Set For Triumph At Q Awards?

Mercury Prize-winners ARCTIC MONKEYS are leading the nominations for this year's (06) hotly anticipated Q music awards, with nods in an impressive...

17th October 2006 0:00



Hypnotist Helps Ellen Kick Smoking

Celebrated British hypnotist PAUL MCKENNA brought US comedienne-turned-chat show host ELLEN DEGENERES to tears when he attempted to use his...

17th October 2006 0:00



Nurse Stunned By Aniston Meeting

A single mother from New Jersey had the shock of a lifetime on a recent taping of OPRAH WINFREY's daytime talk show when she came face to face with...

17th October 2006 0:00



Simpson: 'I Am My Own Publicist Now'

Pop star JESSICA SIMPSON has taken over her own public relations duties after the media fallout surrounding her relationship with singer JOHN MAYER. ...

17th October 2006 0:00



Brown Pays Back Child Support

LATEST: Troubled R+B star BOBBY BROWN has officially paid-up delinquent child support payments to the mother of two of his children. An arrest...

17th October 2006 0:00



Stars Dine On Dog Food

Hollywood is going to the dogs this weekend (21OCT06) and DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN will be dining on pooch food to launch the...

17th October 2006 0:00



Rumours About Rumer Taking Over As Lohan's Assistant False

LINDSAY LOHAN has not hired RUMER WILLIS as her new personal assistant, according to media reports in the US. Willis, 18, who is the daughter of...

17th October 2006 0:00



Bahamian Police Visit Smith's Home

LATEST: Police investigating the death of reality TV star ANNA NICOLE SMITH's 20-year-old son made several visits to the star's waterfront mansion in...

17th October 2006 0:00



Crow Shocks Mayer By Wearing Bikini Onstage

Rocker SHERYL CROW shocked her tour-mate JOHN MAYER by appearing onstage in a skimpy bikini, one day after he surprised her by dressing up in a bear...

17th October 2006 0:00



Damon Pokes Fun At Batman Clooney

MATT DAMON poked fun at pal GEORGE CLOONEY during a tribute 'roast' to the movie star on Friday night (13OCT06) by shooting a video skit in which he...

17th October 2006 0:00



Madonna Granted Temporary Custody Of Banda

LATEST: MADONNA has officially been granted an interim adoption of Malawian baby DAVID BANDA, according to a statement from her publicist. The...

17th October 2006 0:00



Diaz Snapper Loses Appeal Over Topless Images

A photographer who took topless shots of CAMERON DIAZ when she was 19 and subsequently tried to persuade her to buy them back for $3.5 million (GBP2...

17th October 2006 0:00



Stern Lashes Out At Mum's Murder Claims

LATEST: ANNA NICOLE SMITH's attorney and lover, HOWARD K STERN, has hit back at shocking claims made by the actress/model's mother suggesting he may...

17th October 2006 0:00



Roberts Rallies For Oil Tax

Oscar-winning actress JULIA ROBERTS is joining a growing list of Hollywood celebrities showing their support of Proposition 87 in California. The...

17th October 2006 0:00



Willis Honoured With Walk Of Fame Star

BRUCE WILLIS was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday (16OCT06) and the stars all came out to pay tribute to the DIE HARD...

17th October 2006 0:00



Gellar Perfect Choice To Play Prostitute

SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR insists she was the perfect choice to play a prostitute in her new film because she looks like a cross between an hooker and a...

17th October 2006 0:00



Housewives Collect Style Honours

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES rivals TERI HATCHER and NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN shared style awards on Sunday night (15OCT06), when they both picked up Hollywood...

17th October 2006 0:00



Ashlee's Roxie Rewarded With Gala Bow

Pop star ASHLEE SIMPSON has been welcomed into the CHICAGO fraternity after portraying ROXIE HART on the London stage - she'll join the 10th...

17th October 2006 0:00



Preston: 'Being A Big Brother Couple Is Grotesque'

ORDINARY BOYS frontman SAMUEL PRESTON has slammed the British reality TV series on which he met his now-wife CHANTELLE HOUGHTON as "grotesque". The...

17th October 2006 0:00



West: 'Pamela And I Are Just Homies'

KANYE WEST was thrilled when he was mistakenly linked to busty babe PAMELA ANDERSON last year (05) - and he was in no hurry to quash the rumours. ...

17th October 2006 0:00



Yorke Rages Against Environment Damaging Rock Tours

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE has slammed the "ridiculous use of energy" used up by worldwide rock tours, insisting he may quit touring altogether...

17th October 2006 0:00



Take That Save Fans From Burns

Reformed British boy band TAKE THAT saved a determined group of fans from serious burns on the hazardous set of their latest pop promo. The RELIGHT...

17th October 2006 0:00



Dean Martin Biopic Tops Rock + Roll Books List

Biographer NICK TOSCHES' study of DEAN MARTIN has been named the Greatest Rock + Roll Book of all time in a new Blender poll. DINO: LIVING HIGH IN...

17th October 2006 0:00



Aniston Gets Tough With New Guard Dog

JENNIFER ANISTON has added a cute canine weapon to her security team - a five-month-old white German Shepherd called DOLLY. The actress fell in love...

17th October 2006 0:00



Everett: 'Turner's Performance Exhausted Me'

British actor RUPERT EVERETT has only been to the theatre once in the last 20 years, and the recent trip reaffirmed why - when all he did was worry...

17th October 2006 0:00



British Soap Star Dies

British TV actor ROSS DAVIDSON, famed for his work in popular soap operas EASTENDERS and HOLLYOAKS, has died of brain cancer. He was 56. The...

17th October 2006 0:00



Rod Stewart: 'I'd Have Bedded Paris In My Heyday'

Socialite PARIS HILTON would be fighting off the advances of best pal KIMBERLY STEWART's dad ROD STEWART if she was 20 years older. Rocking Romeo...

17th October 2006 0:00



Danner: 'Paltrow Is A Credit To Me'

BLYTHE DANNER insists she has never been jealous of her daughter GWYNETH PALTROW's stratospheric rise to movie stardom, because her success is an...

17th October 2006 0:00



Lilly Hates Love Scenes

Actress EVANGELINE LILLY hates having to kiss fellow actors on screen, because her parents always object to any steaminess involving their daughter. ...

17th October 2006 0:00



Winstone Terrified Of Tough Burke

British screen hardman RAY WINSTONE is only scared of one person - his NIL BY MOUTH co-star and pal KATHY BURKE. Actress-turned-director Burke...

17th October 2006 0:00



Aniston Hits Back At Boob Job Stories

JENNIFER ANISTON has hit back at reports she's had a breast lift, insisting her busty new look is the result of a little weight gain. The former...

17th October 2006 0:00



Entertainer Rae Dies

Canadian singer/songwriter JACKIE RAE, who fronted the much-loved TV variety series THE JACKIE RAE SHOW, has died. He was 84. The entertainer, born...

17th October 2006 0:00



Winslet's Phone Demands During Conference

TITANIC star KATE WINSLET has hit out at journalists for using their phones during a screening of her new film LITTLE CHILDREN in New York. The...

17th October 2006 0:00



Winfrey's Hawaiian Home Caught In Earthquake Shaker

OPRAH WINFREY's holiday home on Maui, Hawaii, shook off the worst of an earthquake on Sunday (15OCT06) - and is still standing. The talk show queen...

17th October 2006 0:00



Cage Puts Bel Air Estate On The Market

Oscar winner NICOLAS CAGE is selling his home in the posh Bel Air section of Los Angeles for a whopping $35 million (GBP19 million). The...

17th October 2006 0:00



Jay-z Stunned By The Good + Bad In Africa

Africa is making a huge impact on rapper JAY-Z, leaving him both hopeful and hopeless about mankind. The rap star has spent the past two weeks...

17th October 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2248

Singer WILLA FORD has turned down the chance to return to the dancefloor as a DANCING WITH THE STARS contestant. The sexy blonde, who was recently...

17th October 2006 0:00



Beck Expecting Second Baby?

Indie rocker BECK and his wife MARISSA RIBISI are expecting their second child together according to media reports in the US. The devout...

17th October 2006 0:00



Ll Cool J's Trouser Shame

Hip-hop icon LL COOL J was left red-faced when he leaped on stage for the opening of his London gig last Friday (13OCT06) only to realise his...

17th October 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3104

"My son SEAN wants to be TOMMY LEE. I tell him, 'You're not earning his money, son.'" ROD STEWART attempts to keep his son Sean's feet on the ground.

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The Things They Say 3103

"Making a baby isn't a problem at all, but delivering a baby is very different. Between delivering a baby and delivering a new album, I'd much rather...

17th October 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2247

Late CROCODILE HUNTER star STEVE IRWIN's daughter BINDI is planning to release a fitness DVD for kids. The project will feature her singing debut and...

17th October 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3105

"It was ridiculous. I'd have to take three showers a day." SAW III star SHAWNEE SMITH on getting splattered with fake blood on the set of the horror...

17th October 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2249

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has her nose pierced and regularly wears a nose ring, but takes it out when she is making a movie.

17th October 2006 0:00



The Things They Say 3106

"I came home and I saw a spider dangling in my kitchen and I took my InStyle and my People magazines and I smashed it and I killed it. I felt really...

17th October 2006 0:00



Fascinating Fact 2250

JAY-Z's comeback video SHOW ME WHAT YOU GOT features the rapper racing IndyCar star DANICA PATRICK through the streets of Monaco.

17th October 2006 0:00



Ang Lee To Help Develop Olympics Ceremonies

Director Ang Lee, famous for his martial arts films like Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and winner of the best-director Oscar for last year's...

17th October 2006 18:46



Stone Hires Conservative To Write Script About Afghan Conflict

Director Oliver Stone, an outspoken Hollywood liberal who has condemned the war in Iraq, has raised eyebrows by his choice of Cyrus Nowresteh, a...

17th October 2006 18:46



Morgan Freeman's Movie To Go To Theaters And Web On Same Day

Actor-producer Morgan Freeman will be joining Mark Cuban in offering independent films on DVD and for downloading online at about the same time they...

17th October 2006 18:46



Sony May Lower Earnings Forecast

Although Sony's film studio recorded its 12th movie to open at No. 1 and remains the most successful studio in 2006, the Tokyo-based company...

17th October 2006 18:46



No Grudge Match

Executives at Sony who are assigned to estimate the weekend box-office gross of the company's releases significantly overestimated earnings for The...

17th October 2006 18:46



Dvr's Don't Diminish "Live" Tv Audience, Says Study

Despite burgeoning sales of TiVos and other digital video recorders (DVRs), the number of viewers for "live" television on the broadcast networks has...

17th October 2006 18:46



Msnbc.com Remains Top Website For News

Although MSNBC continues to draw the fewest number of viewers of any cable news outlet, MSNBC.com, its online sibling, continues to draw a record...

17th October 2006 18:46



Fox News Triples Its Fee At Cablevision

Analysts who had predicted that Fox News Channel chief Roger Ailes would agree to carriage deals with cable systems for significantly less than the...

17th October 2006 18:46



Redstone Blasts Tv Watchdog Groups

Viacom Chairman Sumner Redstone has struck out against a regulatory system, that, he maintains, allows moralistic pressure groups to control the...

17th October 2006 18:46



Disney To Become Picture Of Health

The Walt Disney Co. on Monday announced a company-wide campaign to end promotions of unhealthful foods to kids and eliminate sales of such food in...

17th October 2006 18:46


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