13th March 2008

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Gandolfini Has Abdominal Operation

Actor JAMES GANDOLFINI is recovering at home after undergoing abdominal surgery. The Sopranos star was operated on at St. Luke's Roosevelt hospital...

13th March 2008 1:31



Legendary London Venue Astoria To Close

London music fans are in mourning after learning music mecca the Astoria Theatre is to close its doors after more than 80 years. The city's mayor,...

13th March 2008 1:31



Abdul: 'Dylan Wore Disguise To Two American Idol Tapings'

Legendary rocker BOB DYLAN twice tried to sneak into tapings of AMERICAN IDOL in disguise, according to the talent show's co-judge PAULA ABDUL. The...

13th March 2008 1:31



Filter Reteams With Soldier Bassist In Kuwait

Heavy rockers FILTER enjoyed a special reunion with former bassist FRANK CAVANAGH on Monday (10Mar08) while performing for U.S. troops stationed in...

13th March 2008 1:31



Black Death Founder Bullard Dead

PHIL BULLARD, the drummer for heavy rock acts MANDRAKE and BLACK DEATH, has lost his battle with colon cancer at the age of 59. Bullard died on 6...

13th March 2008 1:31



Madonna's Movie Was Directed By Her Gardener

MADONNA's new Africa awareness documentary was directed and filmed by her personal gardener. The pop superstar rewarded green-fingered multi-tasker...

13th March 2008 1:31



'Secret Life' Of Moore's Mother Exposed

Singer MANDY MOORE's mum has been caught up in a U.S. tabloid expose after the National Enquirer discovered she's romancing another woman. According...

13th March 2008 1:31



The Things They Say 7593

"I've always known Patrick to be a good man, a fighter. We are all pulling for him and praying for a quick recovery." TOM CRUISE offers his support...

13th March 2008 1:31



The Things They Say 7592

"It's LOST BOYS on steroids... There's more gore, there's nudity, which there definitely wasn't in the first film. And it's modernised - everything...

13th March 2008 1:31



Foster Dreams Of Coffee Shop Job

JODIE FOSTER still dreams of the simple life as a coffee shop assistant because she fears she has missed out on too much. While many people dream of...

13th March 2008 1:31



Portman Fears Water After Psychic Visit

NATALIE PORTMAN wishes she'd never visited a psychic - after the medium told her to "stay away from water". The 26-year-old actress has been left...

13th March 2008 1:31



Larry The Cable Guy Becomes Weight Loss Spokesperson

Top U.S. comedian LARRY THE CABLE GUY has become the unlikely face of weightloss company NutriSystem. The star, real name Dan Whitney, has lost 50...

13th March 2008 1:31



Pitt Begs Mum Not To See Violent New Movie

Actor MICHAEL PITT was so disturbed by his performance in ultra-violent new movie FUNNY GAMES he begged his mother not to see it. The Village star...

13th March 2008 1:31



Motoring Journalist Photographed 'Driving While Using Mobile Phone'

British TV personality JEREMY CLARKSON is under investigation after a photo that allegedly shows him using his mobile phone while driving was...

13th March 2008 1:31



Hart Welcomes Second Son

American actress MELISSA JOAN HART has given birth to a boy in Los Angeles. The former Sabrina The Teenage Witch star and her rocker husband Mark...

13th March 2008 1:31



The Things They Say 7594

"I just felt very out of my league. I was sitting behind CATE BLANCHETT and JACK NICHOLSON. I kind of wanted to get out my iPhone and take pictures."...

13th March 2008 1:31



Sheen Joins Underwear Stars

CHARLIE SHEEN has joined the ranks of Hollywood's hunks who have signed on to help sell Hanes underwear. Kevin Bacon, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Jennifer...

13th March 2008 1:31



Simpson: 'Rhinoplasty Has Not Improved My Looks'

Singer ASHLEE SIMPSON has confessed an operation to change the shape of her nose has not made her any prettier. The 23-year-old insists she hated...

13th March 2008 7:26



Winehouse's Father: 'Amy's Drug Battle Is My Fault'

The father of troubled soul star AMY WINEHOUSE blames his affair with a colleague for the star's addiction to lethal drugs. The Back To Black...

13th March 2008 7:26



Timberlake + Foo Fighters Lead Mtv Australia Awards

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, FERGIE and FOO FIGHTERS will go head-to-head at the 2008 MTV Australia Awards. The artists will battle it out in the Music Video...

13th March 2008 7:26



The Things They Say 7599

"If one of my kids... said, 'I want to be a movie star,' I would be like, 'Go to your room.'" Actress MARY-LOUISE PARKER hopes her children don't...

13th March 2008 7:26



The Things They Say 7598

"I was reading books to them, practising my Scottish accent, and they were going, 'Mama, speak the way you speak', 'oh Mama, please speak properly'."...

13th March 2008 7:26



The Things They Say 7597

I like travelling on public transport but I've got two young children and it's not fair on them to have people laughing and pointing at me so I go by...

13th March 2008 7:26



Cheating Spelling Knew Her Marriage Was In Trouble After Sex Romp

BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 star TORI SPELLING knew it was time to have a good hard look at her first marriage when she cheated on her then-husband with her...

13th March 2008 7:26



Pratt Turns Agony Uncle

THE HILLS star SPENCER PRATT can add agony uncle to his resume - he has landed a job advising readers of a online publication. The reality TV hunk,...

13th March 2008 7:26



Issacs: 'Damon Gracious In Defeat'

Hollywood actor JASON ISSACS loved working with MATT DAMON on new movie GREEN ZONE - especially during their fight scenes. The 44-year-old admits he...

13th March 2008 7:26



Winslet Takes Over For Kidman As Reader Re-shoots

Shooting on the set of Holocaust drama THE READER has started up again for the first time since NICOLE KIDMAN quit the film. The movie shut down...

13th March 2008 7:26



Redford Speaks Out On Dangers Facing Colorado River

Veteran actor/director ROBERT REDFORD worries a drought that is set to last into the next century will kill off the Colorado River that flows through...

13th March 2008 7:26



Author Pratchett Donates $1 Million To Alzheimer's Research

British author TERRY PRATCHETT has vowed to pledge $1 million (GBP500,000) for research into Alzheimer's disease. The writer, 59, announced he was...

13th March 2008 7:26



Fascinating Fact 5016

Rapper SNOOP DOGG's youth is to be turned into an animated series for America's Comedy Central cable TV network. Snoop will executive produce the...

13th March 2008 7:26



The Things They Say 7596

"People have become immune to the idea of raising awareness for something and getting involved... People are bombarded with problems and they have...

13th March 2008 7:26



The Things They Say 7595

"I like to keep people guessing, it's more fun." Rocker BRYAN ADAMS refuses to confirm he is dating supermodel ELLE MACPHERSON.

13th March 2008 7:26



Adele Seeks Fame Before Family

Teenage British newcomer ADELE is hoping for fast fame - so she can start a family. The Chasing Pavements hitmaker - whose debut LP 19 topped the...

13th March 2008 7:26



Mayer Seeks Perfect Wife

Rocker JOHN MAYER is desperate to find a wife - but fears life in the public eye will decrease his chances of meeting her. The guitarist, 30, is...

13th March 2008 7:26



The Jacksons Re-locate To Devon

Musical siblings MICHAEL and JANET JACKSON are moving to the English countryside to escape the constant media spotlight. According to older brother...

13th March 2008 7:26



Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows To Be Split Into Two Films

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the final book in the series, is to be split into two parts for its cinema release.According to industry bible...

13th March 2008 10:02



Winehouse's Father Speaks Of Inspiration Behind Soulful Songs

AMY WINEHOUSE's father Mitch has revealed that his daughter's heart-wrenching songs may draw on the sadness she felt due to his extramarital...

13th March 2008 10:32



Iron Maiden Star To Unveil Film At Cannes

IRON MAIDEN singer BRUCE DICKINSON is set to unveil his new horror film at Cannes Film Festival.CHEMICAL WEDDING was co-written by the rock legend...

13th March 2008 10:32



Winehouse Enters Best-selling Albums Of 21st Century

Amy Winehouse's Back to Black album has moved into the Top 10 list of best-selling UK albums of the 21st century.Since it was released in October...

13th March 2008 10:53





I'd Do Anything Viewers Will Not Get To Choose Oliver

The BBC has confirmed that viewers of the upcoming talent show I'd Do Anything will not be able to choose the young star who will tread the West End...

13th March 2008 11:32



Er Bosses Hoping For Clooney Return For Final Season

The executive producers of ER are hoping to tempt George Clooney and other former cast members back for the show's final season.After 15 years of the...

13th March 2008 11:42



Fascinating Fact 5019

Austrian director MICHAEL HANEKE will stage a production of Wolgang Amadeus Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte at the New York City Opera in 2012.

13th March 2008 12:32



Fascinating Fact 5018

DENNIS QUAID makes a cameo appearance in pal MEAT LOAF's new concert film IN SEARCH OF PARADISE, joining him onstage for a cover of GLORIA.

13th March 2008 12:32



Killer Tomatoes Remake Underway

Comedians KENT NICHOLS and DOUGLAS SARINE are penning a remake of cult 1978 movie ATTACK OF THE KILLER TOMATOES. The pair, who created hit Internet...

13th March 2008 12:32



Spelling: 'I'm Desperate For A Daughter'

Actress TORI SPELLING longs for a little girl to add to her growing family - because she wants to develop the special mother/daughter bond she lacked...

13th March 2008 12:32



Bachchan Embarrassed By His Iconic Status

Bollywood star AMITABH BACHCHAN finds his status as an icon in his home country "embarrassing". The actor has been honoured by columnist and film...

13th March 2008 12:32



Newman Charity Event No-show Sparks Health Worries

PAUL NEWMAN's failure to attend a fundraising event for his beloved children's charity over alleged "back problems" has sparked fears for his...

13th March 2008 12:32



Final Potter Movie Will Be Split In Two

LATEST: Moviemakers have confirmed the HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS adaptation will be split into two separate full-length films - a decision...

13th March 2008 12:32



Adams Played Song For Hitchhiker

BRYAN ADAMS once tried to impress a passing hitchhiker - by playing her one of his unreleased songs. The singer was travelling with his songwriting...

13th March 2008 12:32



Fascinating Fact 5017

BLACK EYED PEAS rapper will.i.am has reportedly recruited British singer CHERYL COLE from pop group GIRLS ALOUD to provide backing vocals for a new...

13th March 2008 12:32



Adams: 'I Became A Singer By Accident'

Rocker BRYAN ADAMS never wanted to be a singer - and only took up the vocal calling when no one else in his earliest band would. The 48-year-old...

13th March 2008 12:32



Connick Jr. Bumps Up Against China's Concert Restrictions

Crooner HARRY CONNICK JR. was forced to make last-minute changes to a recent concert in China after coming up against the communist country's...

13th March 2008 12:32



Stipe Pays Live Homage To Ledger

REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE paid an emotional tribute to tragic HEATH LEDGER - before launching into one of the actor's favourite songs. The band...

13th March 2008 12:32



Morrison Bans Phones And Booze From Gig

Veteran singer VAN MORRISON lived up to his fastidious reputation at a gig in Austin, Texas on Wednesday (12Mar08) - when he reportedly banned the...

13th March 2008 12:32



Jason Segel And Nick Stoller Contracted For Muppet Movie

Jason Segel and Nick Stoller, the men behind Forgetting Sarah Marshall, have been contracted to create the next Muppets movie.Trade paper Variety...

13th March 2008 12:32



Actresses Williams And Watts Pay Tribute To Heath Ledger

Michelle Williams and Naomi Watts have publicly paid tribute to the late Heath Ledger for the first time since the actor's tragic death.The...

13th March 2008 12:43



Winehouse's Dad: My Affair Could Be To Blame For Problems

Amy Winehouse's father Mitch has admitted his extramarital affair could be partly to blame for his daughter's problems.Though the Back to Black star...

13th March 2008 14:23



Robbie's Looking For Aliens

ROBBIE WILLIAMS has been spending his free time indulging in his obsession with all things extra terrestrial by visiting observatories in Arizona.The...

13th March 2008 15:14



Spears To Earn $4 Million For One Song

Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS has reportedly been offered a staggering $4 million (GBP2 million) to perform just one song - to a group of rich sheikhs in...

13th March 2008 16:11



Lisa Marie Presley 'Expecting Twins'

LISA MARIE PRESLEY has an extra special reason for gaining babyweight while pregnant - she is expecting twins. The daughter of rock 'n' roll king...

13th March 2008 16:11



The Things They Say 7600

"He's like a brother, kind of awkward and shy." British singer/rapper ESTELLE doesn't fancy producer MARK RONSON.

13th March 2008 16:11



Thing They Say:

"I can make him laugh so hard that the water in his cup will come out of his nose and I live for that." PAULA ABDUL loves to see fellow AMERICAN IDOL...

13th March 2008 16:11



Marc Anthony Is The 'Burp Whisperer'

New father MARC ANTHONY is so hands-on with his and JENNIFER LOPEZ's baby twins, the star and her staff have nicknamed him the 'Burp Whisperer'. The...

13th March 2008 16:11



Yorke Slams Newspaper For 'Misquoted' Glastonbury Comments

LATEST: RADIOHEAD star THOM YORKE has blasted a British tabloid for claiming his band has ruled out performing at the U.K.'s Glastonbury Festival due...

13th March 2008 16:11



China Won't Impose Tighter Restrictions On Other Artists

LATEST: China has decided not to punish other western pop stars performing in the country as a result of BJORK's recent outburst in support of...

13th March 2008 16:11



Panettiere To Keep Away From L.a. Party Scene

Actress HAYDEN PANETTIERE has vowed she'll never fall victim to the trappings of fame like her peers LINDSAY LOHAN and BRITNEY SPEARS - because she...

13th March 2008 16:11



Bilson Turns Fashion Designer For Dkny

Actress RACHEL BILSON can add fashion designer to her resume - she's launching her own line with fashion brand DKNY. The Jumper star has been...

13th March 2008 16:11



Berry Already 'Feels Married' To Aubry

Pregnant HALLE BERRY still has no desire to make her relationship with longterm boyfriend GABRIEL AUBRY official - because she already feels "more...

13th March 2008 16:11



Theron: 'Films Are Therapy'

Oscar-winner CHARLIZE THERON treats her acting career as one big therapy session, to help her deal with demons from her past. The actress suffered a...

13th March 2008 16:11



Swayze Is Still Acting

PATRICK SWAYZE is rallying against reports he has ended his acting career due to his current battle with pancreatic cancer - insisting he didn't drop...

13th March 2008 16:11



Fascinating Fact 5020

U.S. TV network CW is reportedly creating a contemporary spin-off to popular 1990s teen show BEVERLY HILLS, 90210. It is claimed the network will...

13th March 2008 16:11



Chad Lowe Rescues Dog

Actor CHAD LOWE has been hailed a hero after rescuing a dying dog. The 24 star and ex-husband of Oscar winner Hilary Swank was surfing on a Malibu,...

13th March 2008 16:11



Sir Paul: Fishing Trip Turned Me Into A Vegetarian

Sir Paul McCartney has said a fishing trip was the cause of his decision to become a vegetarian.In a new advertising campaign for the People for the...

13th March 2008 16:14



Hackers Find Way To Keep Online Bbc Programmes Indefinitely

The BBC has been forced to close a loophole in its recently-launched iPlayer service after hackers found a way round anti-piracy settings allowing...

13th March 2008 18:25



Goldfrapp, Editors And The Enemy 'Confirmed' For Glastonbury

Goldfrapp, the Editors and the Enemy have signed up to play this year's Glastonbury festival, reports claim.The Guardian has claimed that Scottish...

13th March 2008 18:25



Britney Is Having A 'Blast'

BRITNEY SPEARS is "having a blast" in her latest incarnation as a sitcom actress. The troubled pop star has landed a cameo role in hit show How I...

13th March 2008 19:14



Franklin Facing Foreclosure Threat On Michigan Home

Legendary soul star ARETHA FRANKLIN is in danger of losing her Detroit, Michigan home to debt collectors after an attorney's error left her owing...

13th March 2008 19:14



Jackson Saves Neverland

MICHAEL JACKSON has signed a deal to save his Neverland Ranch home from being sold at a public auction. The California estate was scheduled to be...

13th March 2008 19:14



Report - Steve-o On Suicide Watch?

JACKASS star STEVE-O is on suicide watch in a Los Angeles hospital after threatening to kill himself, according to American magazine the Star. A...

13th March 2008 19:14



The Things They Say 7601

"I actually am the designer. I try everything on and approve it all." AVRIL LAVIGNE on her hands-on approach to her new clothing line for the...

13th March 2008 19:14



Snoop's Kids Are Cashing In

Rapper SNOOP DOGG is stunned to find his kids cashing in on the fame his reality TV show SNOOP DOGG'S FATHERHOOD has granted them. The superstar...

13th March 2008 19:14



Security Wristbands Enforced On Spears' Tv Set

LATEST: The cast and crew of HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER have been forced to wear wristbands on the U.S. sitcom's set while BRITNEY SPEARS is filming her...

13th March 2008 19:14



Madden Forsakes Charity Donation To Be With Hilton

GOOD CHARLOTTE rocker BENJI MADDEN is so besotted with socialite PARIS HILTON, he has reportedly forfeited a charity DJ appearance to go clubbing...

13th March 2008 19:14



Zellweger's Ideas For Bridget Jones 3

RENEE ZELLWEGER has a great idea for a third BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY movie, and will play the singleton on the big screen again - as long as she...

13th March 2008 19:14



Billy Crystal Strikes Out

LATEST: Comedian BILLY CRYSTAL's debut as a baseball professional ended in failure on Thursday (13Mar08) - he was struck out without hitting the...

13th March 2008 19:14



Johansson's Premiere Date Raises $40,100 For Charity

LATEST: SCARLETT JOHANSSON has helped raise thousands at a charity auction - one lucky fan has won the chance to accompany her to a future movie...

13th March 2008 19:14



Pitt Told British Comedian Of Aniston Marriage Troubles

BRAD PITT knew his marriage to JENNIFER ANISTON was in trouble just six weeks after they wed, according to a British comedian who claims to have been...

13th March 2008 19:14



The Things They Say 7602

"I kinda like that it's separate. It's not something that I really want to be part of a reality television show. It's a career I want beyond my 15...

13th March 2008 19:14



Friel Blasts U.k. For Soap Opera Obsession

Actress ANNA FRIEL has slammed her native Britain for holding back her career - because the media still associates with her stint on U.K. soap opera...

13th March 2008 19:14



Paradis To Make English Film Debut

French singer/actress VANESSA PARADIS is set to make her first English-language movie - she's been cast alongside MICHAEL MADSEN in THE MIDWIFE...

13th March 2008 19:14



Gyllenhaal's Sporting Injury

JAKE GYLLENHAAL is wearing a chunky ankle support after suffering a sporting injury. The actor was recently spotted out and about in Santa Monica,...

13th March 2008 19:14



The Game: 'I Have Been Released From Jail'

LATEST: Rapper THE GAME has confirmed he did secure an early release from jail last weekend (08/09Mar08). The Dream hitmaker, real name Jayceon...

13th March 2008 22:17



Britney Removes Her Healing Tattoo

Troubled pop princess BRITNEY SPEARS has spent $2,000 (GBP1,000) having a Hebrew healing tattoo laser-removed from the nape of her neck. Spears had...

13th March 2008 22:17



Bareilles Lands Vanguard Prize

Singer/songwriter SARA BAREILLES is to receive the Vanguard Award at the 25th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Hollywood next month (09Apr08). The...

13th March 2008 22:17



Guitarist Burton Dies

Country guitarist BARRY 'BYRD' BURTON has died following a lengthy battle with leukaemia. He was 61. Burton passed away in a Nashville, Tennessee...

13th March 2008 22:17



Marc Anthony Leaves Kids With Lopez For The First Time

New dad MARC ANTHONY has left his newborn twins at home with their mother JENNIFER LOPEZ for the first time, to attend a police foundation gala in...

13th March 2008 22:17



Nine Inch Nails Net $1.6 Million From Online Sales

NINE INCH NAILS star TRENT REZNOR has become a rich man after netting $1.6 million (GBP800,000) from first-week sales of his new online venture. The...

13th March 2008 22:17



Britney Won't Be Dancing In Dubai For $4 Million

LATEST: The businessman at the centre of BRITNEY SPEARS' bid to fund future ventures with Middle East millions has slammed reports he has booked the...

13th March 2008 22:17



Ll Cool J Calls On Young Blacks To Seek Out Father Figures

LL COOL J is urging young single-parent black men to seek out father figures or risk facing a gang life of crime. The rapper insists reconnecting...

13th March 2008 22:17



Clooney 'Date' Night Auction Axed

A GEORGE CLOONEY 'date' auction has been pulled from website eBay.com after a charity mix-up. Auction Charity bosses had set up the chance to...

13th March 2008 22:17



Chan Opens Science Education Centre In Australia

Action star JACKIE CHAN has paid tribute to his late parents by opening a science education centre at an Australian cancer research clinic. The Rush...

13th March 2008 22:17



Steve-o Charged With Possession Of Cocaine

LATEST: Troubled JACKASS star STEVE-O has been charged with felony possession of cocaine. The 33-year-old - real name Stephen Glover - was arrested...

13th March 2008 22:17



The Things They Say 7604

"Gene's a prat. He's just a silly man in a silly wig." SHARON OSBOURNE isn't a fan of larger-than-life KISS star GENE SIMMONS.

13th March 2008 22:17



Usher Stays On Top

USHER's LOVE IN THIS CLUB has scored a second week atop the U.S. pop charts after storming to number one last week (05Mar08). Chris Brown's With You...

13th March 2008 22:17



The Things They Say 7603

"I didn't see any dogs or cats, but all the food looked like those animals. That threw me off." SNOOP DOGG on why he isn't a fan of Europe.

13th March 2008 22:17



West Denies Marriage Reports

LATEST: Rapper KANYE WEST has dismissed reports he married his longterm girlfriend ALEXIS PHIFER in secret last month (Feb08). West, who proposed to...

13th March 2008 22:17



Fascinating Fact 5021

WEEDS star MARY LOUISE-PARKER will star in stage play DEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE at New York's Playwrights Horizons theatre from 25 March (08).

13th March 2008 22:17



The Things They Say 7606

"We bonded over the really dorky camps we went to as kids. She went to calculus camp and I went to law camp. At law camp we just watched MY COUSIN...

13th March 2008 22:17



The Muppets Eye Movie Stardom Again

The world's favourite puppets, THE MUPPETS, are making a return to the big screen. The colourful characters, who were created by puppeteer Jim...

13th March 2008 22:17



The Things They Say 7605

"It was great to experience all that it takes to be in the military, from sleeping in the barracks to using the latrine. I had such a blast." JESSICA...

13th March 2008 22:17



Howard To Release Debut Album

Actor TERRENCE HOWARD has landed a record deal and will release his debut album later this year (08). Howard, who was nominated for a Best Actor...

13th March 2008 22:17



Carrey Is The Elephant In The Room On Idol

JIM CARREY wowed the 12 AMERICAN IDOL finalists live on Wednesday (12Mar08) by dressing up as an elephant and then joining the nervous wannabes...

13th March 2008 22:17


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