9th April 2009

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Thriller Voted Mtv's Top Album

Michael Jackson's classic album Thriller has been voted top of MTV's greatest album ever poll.With all albums prior to 1981 dispensed with the field...

9th April 2009 0:12



Swift Offers Prom Gown To Charity

Country music sweetheart TAYLOR SWIFT is donating her prom dress to charity. The Love Story singer has handed her cream and gold Jessica MCClintock...

9th April 2009 1:30



Bow Wow In Love With Revd. Run's Girl

Rapper BOW WOW has declared his love for the daughter of RUN-DMC star JOSEPH SIMMONS in a new magazine article. The 22-year-old hitmaker/actor, real...

9th April 2009 1:30



Nichols Takes Strait's Pure Country To Broadway

GEORGE STRAIT movie PURE COUNTRY is to hit the Broadway stage with singer JOE NICHOLS as the leading man. Country icon Strait scored a hit with the...

9th April 2009 1:30



Lil Wayne Pays Tribute To Kids' Mothers

Rapper LIL WAYNE has paid tribute to the mothers of his two kids for making sure the busy star always gets to spend quality time with his son and...

9th April 2009 1:30



Son Pays Tribute To Springsteen Sideman With Tribute Show

Late BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN sideman DANNY FEDERICI is to be remembered as part of an all-star tribute scheduled for Los Angeles' Troubadour on 19 April...

9th April 2009 1:30



Lohan's Grandmother Speaks Out

LINDSAY LOHAN's grandmother is delighted the actress has split from girlfriend SAMANTHA RONSON, and she's urging the MEAN GIRLS star to reach out to...

9th April 2009 1:30



Fascinating Fact 7147

Legendary British crooner TONY CHRISTIE has made an odd guest appearance on rock act LARUSO's debut album. He appears on the Sheffield, England...

9th April 2009 1:30



The Things They Say 11845

"I could quit music and spend all my money on game tickets." LIL WAYNE on his love for sports.

9th April 2009 1:30



Black Eyes Peas Popping At The Top Of The U.s. Pop Charts

The BLACK EYED PEAS' pop chart comeback has earned the group its first U.S. number one. Boom Boom Pow will officially be crowned the Billboard Hot...

9th April 2009 1:30



Cowell Embarrassed About Hough Story

Music mogul SIMON COWELL was left red faced on U.S. TV when he was forced to declare he had never heard of country singer and DANCING WITH THE STARS...

9th April 2009 1:30



Pet Shop Boys Say No To Name Change

The PET SHOP BOYS have refused to change their name to the Rescue Shelter Boys to aid an animal rights group campaign aimed at discouraging people...

9th April 2009 1:30



Kutcher Waxes For Movie Strip Scene

ASHTON KUTCHER was forced to wax his chest for an upcoming movie scene after realising his body double was hairless. The hunky husband of Demi Moore...

9th April 2009 1:30



Dempsey Buys Up A Piece Of His Native New England In Los Angeles

GREY'S ANATOMY star PATRICK DEMPSEY's dreams of returning to his native Maine to live have taken a twist - he's bought a New England-style mansion in...

9th April 2009 1:30



Rock Plans To End Everybody Hates Chris

Funnyman CHRIS ROCK is planning to end the TV show based on his early life after four seasons. Everybody Hates Chris hasn't been picked up for a...

9th April 2009 1:30



Campbell Fires Back At Former Model Boss

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL has taken aim at her former boss, blaming him for her reputation as an awkward diva. The Brit insists she'll never forgive...

9th April 2009 1:30



Efron's Early Cinema Outings

ZAC EFRON fans keen to catch a glimpse of the HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL hunk should hit Hollywood's top cinemas on Tuesday mornings - because that's when...

9th April 2009 1:30



The Things They Say 11846

"I'm like any actor. I think this particular role doesn't apply to me personally. I plan to live to at least 100, which means another 25 years to...

9th April 2009 1:30



Mccartney Gets Hacked

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY has become the latest celebrity to fall victim to cyber criminals - the star's website has been infiltrated by hackers. The former...

9th April 2009 7:11



The Things They Say 11848

"I'm like, I'm smarter than you think. You know, I understand what you're trying to do. It's all a mind game and what not." MILEY CYRUS is...

9th April 2009 7:11



The Things They Say 11847

"This dude sold all these records, and all he wants to do is make more music. When we found out THA CARTER III sold a million records, we were in...

9th April 2009 7:11



Bow Wow Beats The Recession With Thrifty Plans

Rapper/actor BOW WOW has a recession-busting plan to save himself and his fans a lot of cash - he's refusing to pay more than $20 (£13.80) for his...

9th April 2009 7:11



Jackson Album Still Thrills

MICHAEL JACKSON's classic THRILLER album has been voted the greatest record of all time. The poll, organised by music channel MTV, places the 1982...

9th April 2009 7:11



Kravitz To Team Up With Bruni?

Rocker LENNY KRAVITZ is reportedly set to give CARLA BRUNI's music career boost - by teaming up with the French president's wife on her next...

9th April 2009 7:11



Geldof Questioned By Police After Nightclub Row

BOB GELDOF's daughter PEACHES was questioned by police following a night out in London - after a man allegedly poured a drink over her head and threw...

9th April 2009 7:11



Kal Penn's House Memorial Site Confuses Pals

Actor KAL PENN has mixed emotions about his former HOUSE character's memorial website - because it's "a little creepy". The site went live after...

9th April 2009 7:11



Jackman Apologises Over Twitter Blunder

Australian actor HUGH JACKMAN has been forced to uncover the secret team behind his online blogging - after an employee made an embarrassing error on...

9th April 2009 7:11



Jolie Denies Collapsing Onset

Movie bosses have spoken out to dismiss rumours ANGELINA JOLIE collapsed on the set of new movie SALT - calling the reports "not true". The actress...

9th April 2009 7:11



The Things They Say 11850

"I am a bit of a slogger. KENNETH BRANAGH sprang from the cradle fully formed. I have to work at it. Every single part I have ever played has been...

9th April 2009 7:11



The Things They Say 11849

"It's really derived from laziness. It's cool. I sleep on it, wake up and then walk outside. It would be funny if it took four hours to do. It...

9th April 2009 7:11



Cumming Hopeful Of X-men Return

British actor ALAN CUMMING is still hoping to return to the X-MEN franchise - after he was dropped from the third superhero film. The star appeared...

9th April 2009 7:11



Campbell Gets With The Program

NAOMI CAMPBELL has discovered a healthy new lifestyle thanks to an ongoing spiritual quest, regular fasts and an alcohol ban. The 39-year-old...

9th April 2009 7:11



The Things They Say 11851

"I almost have to make sure I don't get too soft because I'm more 'goo goo, ga ga,' now than 'grr'." Hollywood action man VIN DIESEL fears losing...

9th April 2009 7:11



Harold And Kumar Actor Goes To The White House

The star of the cult Harold and Kumar films is to take a job in the administration of US president Barack Obama.Kal Penn, who plays Kumar in the...

9th April 2009 10:37



Pirates Director Chooses Bioshock Over Sequel

Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski will not direct the fourth instalment of the high seas adventure franchise.It was announced last May...

9th April 2009 11:41



Jackson Praised For Planning Animal-free Shows

Animal rights campaigners have heaped praise on MICHAEL JACKSON for his decision to keep his forthcoming comeback concerts cruelty-free. Jackson came...

9th April 2009 12:15



Spears Storms Off Stage In Smoking Row

BRITNEY SPEARS dramatically stormed off stage for an hour on Wednesday (08Apr09) after complaining the air in the venue had become too smoky. Fans...

9th April 2009 12:15



Johansson Slams 'Diet' Reports

SCARLETT JOHANSSON has laughed off reports she is on a crash-diet to keep up with slimmer Hollywood stars. Johansson stunned fans in recent months...

9th April 2009 12:15



Argentinian Singer Paz Dies

Argentinian folk legend SUMA PAZ has died, at the age of 70. The singer-songwriter passed away on Wednesday (08Apr09) at a hospital in Buenos Aires,...

9th April 2009 12:15



Patriarch Of Winans Family Passes Away

Gospel legend DAVID WINANS SR. has died, at the age of 74. He passed away on Wednesday (08Apr09) in a Nashville, Tennessee hospice, where he had been...

9th April 2009 12:15



Flo Rida Gives Out Phone Number

Rapper FLO RIDA has released his personal phone number to the general public - so he can personally thank fans for their support. The hip-hop star -...

9th April 2009 12:15



Lady Sovereign's Depression Over Def Jam Row

British rapper LADY SOVEREIGN has opened up about her disastrous departure from Def Jam Records in 2007 - insisting her career meltdown led to a dark...

9th April 2009 12:15



Knowles Denies Record Label Axe

R&B singer SOLANGE KNOWLES has refuted rumours she was dropped from her record label following poor sales of her latest album SOL-ANGEL AND THE...

9th April 2009 12:15



Minnelli's Plea To Garland Producers

LIZA MINNELLI is urging filmmakers to avoid focusing on her late mother JUDY GARLAND's drug addiction in an upcoming production. Actress Anne...

9th April 2009 12:15



Franco Reliving Career On Screen

Actor JAMES FRANCO has teamed up with multi-media artist CARTER to create a unique movie - in which he re-enacts a collection of scenes from his past...

9th April 2009 12:15



Allen Challenged To Prove His Worth

Bosses at clothing giant American Apparel have demanded WOODY ALLEN prove he can command a fee of $10 million (£6.8 million) for appearing in...

9th April 2009 12:15



The Things They Say 11852

"After I broke up with a boyfriend last year, I felt empowered. I've forced myself to grow up - I really felt like it was time. And nothing makes...

9th April 2009 12:15



Kerr Eyes Movie Career

ORLANDO BLOOM's girlfriend MIRANDA KERR is keen to quit the catwalks for a career in the movie business. The Australian model, who has been dating...

9th April 2009 12:15



Cruz Baffled By Kingsley's Title

PENELOPE CRUZ had trouble talking to her ELEGY co-star SIR BEN KINGSLEY - because she had no idea how to address him. The Spanish actress admits she...

9th April 2009 12:15



Mckellen's Struggles With Day-lewis

SIR IAN MCKELLEN always struggled working with DANIEL DAY-LEWIS - because of the star's extreme acting methods. The thespians were both members of...

9th April 2009 12:15



The Things They Say 11855

"I have a 33-year-old man. Thatll keep your mojo mojo-in." HALLE BERRY's secret to feeling young in her 40s is model boyfriend GABRIEL AUBRY.

9th April 2009 12:15



The Things They Say 11854

"You guys make it seem like it's so over. People take breaks. It's normal. To focus on themselves." LINDSAY LOHAN still hopes to revive her...

9th April 2009 12:15



The Things They Say 11853

We had GEORGE CLOONEY and BRAD PITT in at Claridges when they were filming OCEANS ELEVEN. They got upset because my head chef set the kitchen on...

9th April 2009 12:15



Paul Weller Added To Hop Farm Event

PAUL WELLER has been added to the line up for this year's Hop Farm Festival, it has been revealed. The singer, who has had hits with songs including...

9th April 2009 14:36



Ralph Fiennes Signs Up For Gervais Comedy

RALPH FIENNES has signed up to star in the forthcoming Brit-com THE MEN AT THE PRU, it has been revealed. The actor will take on an as yet unnamed...

9th April 2009 15:09



50 Cent Slams Ross For Pay Off 'Lie'

50 CENT has blasted reports he has offered his rap rival RICK ROSS $500,000 (£340,135) to end their war of words, insisting the HUSTLIN' star has...

9th April 2009 16:15



Winfrey Gets Fbi Involved In Sweepstakes Scam

OPRAH WINFREY has called in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to look into a $1 million (£680,270) scam allegedly sponsored by her talk...

9th April 2009 16:15



The Things They Say 11856

"I love sex. You know, sense memory is a powerful thing. I can give myself an orgasm just by thinking about it." LADY GAGA reveals the power of her...

9th April 2009 16:15



U2 Holds Off Lady Gaga In European Albums Chart

Irish rockers U2 are celebrating a sixth week atop the European albums chart after fending off competition from LADY GAGA and DIANA KRALL. The band's...

9th April 2009 16:15



The Saturdays Design For Topshop

British girl group THE SATURDAYS are following in the footsteps of supermodel KATE MOSS and launching their own fashion line in the U.K. which will...

9th April 2009 16:15



The Game Debuts Clothing Line In Europe

Rapper THE GAME is taking his Black Wall Street clothing line across the Atlantic and officially launching it in Europe. The Dreams hitmaker, real...

9th April 2009 16:15



Richie Moves Madden Out Of Home Office

Rocker JOEL MADDEN has been kicked out of his office in the Los Angeles home he shares with pregnant girlfriend NICOLE RICHIE, to make way for their...

9th April 2009 16:15



Fascinating Fact 7148

HOUSE actor HUGH LAURIE has established himself as an accomplished author in France - the French translation of his spy spoof THE GUN SELLER outsold...

9th April 2009 16:15



Collins Slams Botox

Former DYNASTY star JOAN COLLINS has vowed never to use Botox - because the long-term effects of the wrinkle-fighting injections remain unknown. The...

9th April 2009 16:15



Efron's Wild Fan Attack

ZAC EFRON was once left stunned after a fan literally sunk her claws into him - and left a fingernail embedded in his skin. The High School Musical...

9th April 2009 16:15



Stars Auction Off Lunch Dates

Fans of PAUL RUDD, JON HAMM and DAVID SCHWIMMER can now sit down to dine with their favourite stars - the actors are offering themselves up for lunch...

9th April 2009 16:15



Hargitay & Meloni In Contract Dispute With Law & Order Bosses

LAW & ORDER: SVU stars MARISKA HARGITAY and CHRIS MELONI have reportedly jeopardised their roles in the hit TV show by demanding more money from...

9th April 2009 16:15



Gandolfini Wants Video Testimony Banned

Actor JAMES GANDOLFINI has asked a judge to ban cameras from a New York courthouse when he testifies against a man he's accused of choking and...

9th April 2009 16:15



Black Eyed Peas Topple Lady Gaga From Us Top Spot

The new single from the Black Eyed Peas has knocked Lady GaGa off the number one spot in the US charts.Boom Boom Pow, the first single by the hip-hop...

9th April 2009 17:42



That Front-page L.a. Times Story Is A Fake

Reportedly raising howls of protest by its reporters and editors, the Los Angeles Times devotes nearly a third of the "below the fold" portion of its...

9th April 2009 18:41



Fbi Chief Calls For Boosting Internet Downloads

Days after a U.N. report placed the U.S. at No. 17 on a list of 154 countries ranked on their advanced use of communications technology (Sweden was...

9th April 2009 18:41



Fbi Calling

The FBI warned recipients of email messages saying that they had been selected as nominees to appear on "The Oprah Millionaire Contest Show" that the...

9th April 2009 18:41



Tv Over Your Cell Phone?

Many residents of the U.K. who are able to access the Internet via wi-fi on their cell phones are now able to receive many BBC television and radio...

9th April 2009 18:41



Idol Runs Over.

Fox TV apologized Wednesday for American Idol 's running eight minutes overtime on Tuesday, saying that "as with all live programming, there are...

9th April 2009 18:51



Movies Coming Out Like Easter Bunnies

Theater owners are expecting that many of their screening rooms will be divided into those for boys and those for girls over the Easter weekend, as...

9th April 2009 18:51



Marley And Me Barks At Slumdog

Marley & Me scampered to the top of the DVD sales chart last week, outdistancing Oscar winner Slumdog Millionaire . The two debuting entries pushed...

9th April 2009 18:51



UK Film Attendance Soars

Attendance at movie theaters in the U.K. is soaring, the British trade journal Screen Digest reported Wednesday, citing a 16-percent bump in...

9th April 2009 18:51



Liz Smith Hails Fired Columnist Roger Friedman

Veteran entertainment columnist Liz Smith has come to the defense of former FoxNews.com entertainment columnist Roger Friedman. In her syndicated...

9th April 2009 19:02



Madonna Gets Boost In Bid To Adopt Malawian Girl

MADONNA has been given a boost in her bid to adopt a second child from Malawi - the country's Human Rights Commission has launched an investigation...

9th April 2009 19:20



The Things They Say 11857

"I know it's dumb, but it's my claim to fame. I love that role." Teen superstar MILEY CYRUS on her cameo, as an 11-year-old, in TIM BURTON movie BIG...

9th April 2009 19:20



Simmons' Son Launches Comic Book Career

GENE SIMMONS' son NICK is launching his career as a cartoonist at this year's (09) comic book mecca Comic Con. The 20-year-old - who stars alongside...

9th April 2009 19:20



Ciara Brands Beyonce Video Comparisons 'Very Petty'

R&B singer CIARA has brushed off allegations the video for her new single LOVE SEX MAGIC borrows heavily from BEYONCE's DIVA promo, insisting critics...

9th April 2009 19:20



West Plans Energy Drink Launch

KANYE WEST is set to follow in the footsteps of 50 CENT by launching his own energy drink. After putting his new Nike Yeezy sneakers on the streets...

9th April 2009 19:20



Hart Confirms Pink Reunion

Pop singer PINK is giving her romance with estranged husband CAREY HART another chance, the motocross racer has confirmed. The couple has remained...

9th April 2009 19:20



Carey And Cannon In Minor Car Accident

MARIAH CAREY and her husband NICK CANNON have escaped a minor car accident in Los Angeles unscathed. The couple was being chauffeured around the city...

9th April 2009 19:20



Love Hewitt And Kennedy Share Crush On Urban

New couple JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT and JAMIE KENNEDY bonded over their mutual love for country rocker KEITH URBAN. The actors recently embarked on a...

9th April 2009 19:20



Servillo Gets Swiss Film Festival Honour

Italian actor/director TONY SERVILLO is to be honoured with the 2009 Excellence Award at Switzerland's Locarno Film Festival. He will follow in the...

9th April 2009 19:20



Spacey Hunts For Wannabe Directors

Hollywood star KEVIN SPACEY is spearheading a contest to find the next SIR RIDLEY SCOTT. Wannabe directors have been invited to create short films...

9th April 2009 19:20



Pals Neeson And Fiennes To Clash As Titans

LIAM NEESON is set to bounce back after the shock death of his wife NATASHA RICHARDSON by starring opposite longtime pal RALPH FIENNES in the CLASH...

9th April 2009 19:20



Lopez Wins Battle Over Website Domains

JENNIFER LOPEZ has won her legal battle with a U.S. website operator who registered internet addresses using the star's name. Jeremiah Tieman of...

9th April 2009 19:20



The Things They Say 11858

"I'd be dead. I probably wouldn't be here. I can't picture doing anything but making you laugh and smile." Recovering alcoholic TRACY MORGAN is...

9th April 2009 19:20



Oprah Offered Irwin Statue

Talk show queen OPRAH WINFREY has been offered the chance to buy a $60,000 (£40,000) statue of tragic CROCODILE HUNTER STEVE IRWIN - because no one...

9th April 2009 19:20



Rowling Steps Down As Charity Patron

HARRY POTTER creator J.K. ROWLING has quit as patron of a multiple sclerosis charity amid a split in the organisation's ranks. Bosses of MS Society...

9th April 2009 19:20



Snoop Cyrus Screens Boyfriends' Phones

Sneaky superstar MILEY CYRUS screens potential boyfriends by snooping through their cellphone text messages. The 16-year-old singer/actress, who is...

9th April 2009 21:55



Osbournes Lease Beach House

OZZY and SHARON OSBOURNE are giving fans the chance to live in their Malibu, California beach home - so they can beat the recession with a little...

9th April 2009 21:55



Diesel: 'Publicists Couldn't Handle The Pace Of Fast & Furious'

VIN DIESEL's former publicists couldn't handle the sudden success of his new FAST & FURIOUS film - and fired him, according to the action star. 42...

9th April 2009 21:55



Thomason Weds

LOST star MARSHA THOMASON wed boyfriend CRAIG SYKES in California on Sunday (05Apr09). The Black Knight actress exchanged vows with Sykes at the Inn...

9th April 2009 21:55



Caruso Sued By Ex-lover Over Broken Promise

CSI: MIAMI star DAVID CARUSO has been slapped with a lawsuit from his ex-lover over allegations he reneged on a deal to provide her with financial...

9th April 2009 21:55



Fascinating Fact 7149

Country star TAYLOR SWIFTs prom dress has sold at auction for $1,200 (GBP827.50).

9th April 2009 21:55



The Things They Say 11859

"Country musicians are just like us. They smoke weed, get drunk, talk s**t, go to jail. But they just wear the little hats." SNOOP DOGG compares...

9th April 2009 21:55



Live Free & Die Hard Writer Joins Way's Umbrella Academy

Screenwriter MARK BOMBACK, who scored recent number one hit movies with LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD and RACE TO WITCH MARTIN, has signed on to adapt MY...

9th April 2009 21:55



Adams Working Under Werewolph Alias?

Rocker RYAN ADAMS has sparked reports he is resurrecting his heavy metal band WEREWOLPH, just weeks after disbanding his group THE CARDINALS. The...

9th April 2009 21:55



Bow Wow Blasts Auto-tune Users

Rapper BOW WOW has potentially sparked a new hip-hop feud after reprimanding artists, like LIL WAYNE and KANYE WEST, who use computer programming to...

9th April 2009 21:55



Efron Hungers For Skywalker Role

ZAC EFRON is keen to bring LUKE SKYWALKER to the small screen after toying around with STAR WARS props at GEORGE LUCAS' California mansion. The High...

9th April 2009 21:55



Murphy Joins All-star Expendables Line-up

BRITTANY MURPHY is to play MICKEY ROURKE's girlfriend in SYLVESTER STALLONE's new all-star action film THE EXPENDABLES. The bubbly Just Married star...

9th April 2009 21:55



Harrelson Accused Of Assaulting Videographer In Airport Brawl

Actor WOODY HARRELSON is at the centre of New York police investigation after he was caught on camera attacking a paparazzo and smashing up his...

9th April 2009 21:55



The Things They Say 11860

"I always used to want 10... It's a little insane. I'm 31, married and gotten to five." Actress BRITTANY MURPHY on her baby plans.

9th April 2009 21:55



Kardashian's Bond Girl Dreams

Socialite KIM KARDASHIAN is campaigning to be cast as a Bond girl in the next 007 movie, revealing it's her dream to be seduced on screen by DANIEL...

9th April 2009 21:55



Owen Shocked By Daughter's Half-boyfriend

Actor CLIVE OWEN was horrified to discover his 12-year-old daughter is dating, and even more shocked to learn she 'shares' her boyfriend with another...

9th April 2009 21:55



Bullock Has Seat Belts Built For Dogs

SANDRA BULLOCK has designed special seat-belts so her two pet dogs can ride safely in her car. Friends claim the the actress is terrified her...

9th April 2009 21:55


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