1st February 2009

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Jade To Sing At Eurovision

Jade Ewen has been chosen to represent the UK at Eurovision in last night's final of Your Country Needs You.The singer beat finalists Mark Evans and...

1st February 2009 10:05

Bruce Springsteen Regrets Wal-mart Deal

Bruce Springsteen has admitted releasing an album exclusively through US retailer Wal-Mart was a "mistake".In an interview with the New York Times,...

1st February 2009 11:11

Slumdog Millionaire Director Receives Award

Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle has been tipped for an Oscar after winning a Directors Guild of America (DGA) award.The DGA's Award for...

1st February 2009 12:17

Loeb Weds In New York

American singer/songwriter LISA LOEB has wed her partner of two years ROEY HERSHKOVITZ in a traditional Jewish ceremony in New York. The Stay (I...

1st February 2009 14:15

Springsteen Slams Wal-mart Deal

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN regrets giving American retailer Wal-Mart the exclusive release rights to one of his albums - calling the decision "a mistake". The...

1st February 2009 14:15

Winehouse Hands Control Of Fortune To Parents

Troubled singer AMY WINEHOUSE has reportedly handed control of her $21 million (£15 million) fortune over to her parents. The Rehab hitmaker has...

1st February 2009 14:15

Fascinating Fact 6746

The late KEITH MOON, drummer of British rock band THE WHO, is to be honoured with a plaque in London's Soho.

1st February 2009 14:15

Minogue Should Be So Lucky For Luggage

A suitcase stolen from pop star KYLIE MINOGUE has been recovered by a woman in London - yet the singer reportedly failed to thank her for returning...

1st February 2009 14:15

Martin Writes Song For Ross

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN has written a song heaping praise on shamed British TV host JONATHON ROSS - a year after the presenter made lewd...

1st February 2009 14:15

Boy George Sent Money From Fans In Jail

Shamed pop star BOY GEORGE's time in jail has been made easier by his caring fans - they are sending the former CULTURE CLUB frontman money to spend...

1st February 2009 14:15

Beckham To Make Milan Move Permanent?

Soccer ace DAVID BECKHAM is set to join Italian club AC Milan permanently - while wife VICTORIA stays in Los Angeles with their children, according...

1st February 2009 14:15

Winslet And Cruz's New Found Friendship

Hollywood stars KATE WINSLET and PENELOPE CRUZ have struck up a surprisingly close friendship in the run-up to this year's (09) Oscars - despite only...

1st February 2009 14:15

Diaz Eyes British Home

Hollywood actress CAMERON DIAZ is considering buying a home in Essex, England with British boyfriend PAUL SCULFOR, according to reports. The actress...

1st February 2009 14:15

Barton In Love Cheat Claims

MISCHA BARTON has found herself caught up in a love triangle, with reports suggesting THE KOOKS front man LUKE PRITCHARD is not the only man in her...

1st February 2009 14:15

Boyle Lands Best Director Prize At Dga Awards

DANNY BOYLE has scooped the top accolade at the Directors Guild of America Awards for his hit film SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE. Boyle beat out competition...

1st February 2009 14:15

The Things They Say 10999

"I'll go nude. The guy in EQUUS is attracted to horses and walks around nude. It looks like an intense acting experience." TWILIGHT heart-throb...

1st February 2009 14:15

The Things They Say 10998

"In this business, if you were gay it wouldn't be a problem. It's not unusual to be gay in the music or TV business. So if you are, you are, and if...

1st February 2009 14:15

Britney Spears Takes Out Restraining Order

Britney Spears has taken out a restraining order against ex-boyfriend Adnan Ghalib and former manager Sam Lufti.The 27-year-old obtained the order...

1st February 2009 18:19

Lily Allen Knocks Lady Gaga Off Top Spot

Lily Allen has knocked Lady Gaga off the number one spot in the UK singles chart with her song The Fear.The track has jumped up the charts after...

1st February 2009 19:47

Michael Underwood Voted Off Dancing On Ice

Children's television presenter Michael Underwood has become the fourth contestant voted off ITV1's Dancing On Ice.The 33-year-old and skating...

1st February 2009 22:20

Court Date Set To Review Spears' Restraining Order

A court hearing has been scheduled to review BRITNEY SPEARS' temporary restraining order against her former manager SAM LUTFI and ex-boyfriend ADNAN...

1st February 2009 23:16

Adler Arrested On Drug Charge

Former GUNS N' ROSES drummer STEVEN ADLER has been arrested on a misdemeanour drug charge - six weeks after the rocker was court-ordered to rehab to...

1st February 2009 23:16

Cowell Puts American Idol Contestant Back To Work

AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL phoned up a contestant's former boss and begged him to give the singer her job back - after she quit to pursue a...

1st February 2009 23:16

Mckagan To Write For Playboy

VELVET REVOLVER star DUFF MCKAGAN is to expand his burgeoning journalistic career by becoming a financial columnist for Playboy magazine. The former...

1st February 2009 23:16

Lee's Helicopter Forced To Land By Police

Rocker TOMMY LEE is tangled in a police investigation after officials forced his helicopter to land amid reports the aircraft was flying...

1st February 2009 23:16

Lachey: 'Simpson Weight Ridicule Is Ridiculous'

JESSICA SIMPSON's ex-husband NICK LACHEY has leaped to the defence of the star, calling criticism of her weight "ridiculous". The singer found...

1st February 2009 23:16

Moss Planning Acting Career

Supermodel KATE MOSS is reportedly set to try her hand at acting with the help of a top Hollywood director. The British beauty is getting help from...

1st February 2009 23:16

Van Damme To Resurrect Bloodsport

Hollywood hard-man JEAN-CLAUDE VAN DAMME is to reprise his role in cult martial arts movie BLOODSPORT - over twenty years after its original...

1st February 2009 23:16

Phelps Embroiled In Drug Paraphernalia Scandal

Olympic swimming star MICHAEL PHELPS has apologised for his "regrettable" behaviour after photographs surfaced of the athlete using a glass pipe...

1st February 2009 23:16

American Director Steckler Dies

American filmmaker RAY DENNIS STECKLER has died of heart failure, aged 70. Steckler, who gained a cult following as a low-budget auteur using the...

1st February 2009 23:16

Tv Actor Collins Arrested For Dui

American TV actor GARY COLLINS has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving - one year after pleading no contest to his second DUI (driving under...

1st February 2009 23:16

Hilton Buys London Property

Socialite PARIS HILTON has bought a luxurious London home - just doors away from pop star AMY WINEHOUSE, according to reports. The Los Angeles-based...

1st February 2009 23:16

Fiennes Turns Shakespeare Tutor

Actor JOSEPH FIENNES delighted pupils at a school in Devon, England when he dropped by to hold a drama workshop. The Shakespeare in Love star took a...

1st February 2009 23:16

Cleese Dumped Lover Over Kiss And Tell

JOHN CLEESE ended his relationship with girlfriend BARBIE ORR in a furious phone call after discovering she had spoken about their love life in a...

1st February 2009 23:16

The Things They Say 11000

"I once cracked an egg on a girl's head. I can't remember the details, but she tried to make me look like an idiot... I just brought an egg into...

1st February 2009 23:16

Fascinating Fact 6748

Since the release of MICKEY ROURKE's latest film, THE WRESTLER, sales of tickets for wrestling matches in the U.S. have trebled, with Ticket Exchange...

1st February 2009 23:16

Fascinating Fact 6747

JULIANNE MOORE's second children's picture book is entitled FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY AND THE DODGEBALL BULLY. The novel is due for release in April...

1st February 2009 23:16

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