17th April 2009

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In The Loop: Sometimes Satire's Not Silly Enough

Armando Iannucci has admitted recent government scandals have proved the line between reality and farce is closer than many people realise.Speaking...

17th April 2009 0:46



Barker/dj Am Back Together For Coachella

TRAVIS BARKER and ADAM 'DJ AM' GOLDSTEIN are teaming up for only the second time since their 2008 plane tragedy to play at the Coachella festival in...

17th April 2009 1:30



Efron Not Interested In Singing Other People's Songs

ZAC EFRON has no plans to follow his HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL co-stars ASHLEY TISDALE and CORBIN BLEU into the music industry anytime soon - because he...

17th April 2009 1:30



Gaga: 'I Wrote Hit In 10 Minutes'

LADY GAGA is stunned by the success of her chart-topping debut JUST DANCE - because it took her just 10 minutes to write the track. The song reached...

17th April 2009 1:30



Wu-tang's Raekwon Readies New Album After Two Year Delay

Rapper RAEKWON is preparing to release his first solo album in six years after signing a new distribution deal with EMI Records. The Wu-Tang Clan...

17th April 2009 1:30



Elton To Sing At Roddick's Love Match

SIR ELTON JOHN has been booked to perform at tennis ace ANDY RODDICK's wedding this weekend, according to new reports. Tennis fan Elton will join...

17th April 2009 1:30



Trespasser Caught On Britney Estate

A peeping Tom-ette has been arrested after she was caught leering into BRITNEY SPEARS' empty home in Calabasas, California on Thursday morning...

17th April 2009 1:30



Barrymore Forced Friends To Communicate With Her Character

DREW BARRYMORE fully immersed herself in her role in new TV movie GREY GARDENS by forcing her own friends to communicate with her character. The...

17th April 2009 1:30



One Tree Hill Star Arrested For Fraud

ONE TREE HILL star ANTWON TANNER has been arrested by New York police in connection with a Social Security card scam. The actor, who plays Skills on...

17th April 2009 1:30



Paltrow Gets Cryptic About 'Frenemy'

GWYNETH PALTROW has posted a cryptic message on her Goop.com website blasting a former pal who turned against her. The actress refuses to name names,...

17th April 2009 1:30



Travoltas Hit The Skies For Post-tragedy Trip Down Under

Grieving celebrity couple JOHN TRAVOLTA and KELLY PRESTON attempted to fly away their troubles over Easter by jetting off to Fiji and Australia. The...

17th April 2009 1:30



Fascinating Fact 7190

MADONNA and GWYNETH PALTROW's fitness trainer TRACY ANDERSON has penned a new work-out book, called The 30-Day Method Boot Camp.

17th April 2009 1:30



Fascinating Fact 7192

ASHTON KUTCHER is taking on TED TURNER and his news giant CNN to see who is more popular on social networking website Twitter.com. The actor and...

17th April 2009 1:30



Fascinating Fact 7191

Grieving movie star LIAM NEESON was spotted courtside at a New York Knicks basketball game with his sons and pal AIDAN QUINN on Wednesday night...

17th April 2009 1:30



Rodriguez: 'I Like Men Who Love Their Mums'

FAST & FURIOUS star MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ has dismissed ongoing reports she's a lesbian, insisting she likes men who love their mothers. The feisty...

17th April 2009 1:30



Caine's New Movie Made Him Cry

SIR MICHAEL CAINE dropped his regular fee to make new movie IS ANYBODY THERE? after the script reduced him to tears. The Oscar winner plays a retired...

17th April 2009 1:30



Applegate Puzzled By Joan Jett Silence

Actress CHRISTINA APPLEGATE struck up an unlikely friendship with rocker JOAN JETT last summer (08) and has no idea why she was dropped. The odd...

17th April 2009 1:30



The Things They Say 11922

"I'm a proud member of the Cougar Club. Now, with so many baby boomers who are still wanting to date and are attracting younger guys, opinions have...

17th April 2009 1:30



Seal Confirms Klum's Pregnancy

SEAL thrilled fans at his New York City concert on Thursday (16Apr09) by confirming he and wife HEIDI KLUM are expecting another child. Gossip blogs...

17th April 2009 4:13



Winehouse 'Writing Book Of Poetry'

Singer AMY WINEHOUSE is writing a book of poems about her troubled life, according to reports. The Rehab star is currently enjoying time on the...

17th April 2009 7:00



Rainbow Rocker Turner Appalled By Coverdale's Tapes

RAINBOW rocker JOE LYNN TURNER has stunned the music world by revealing WHITESNAKE star DAVID COVERDALE uses tapes to cover his vocals live. Turner...

17th April 2009 7:00



Seal Confirms Klum's Pregnancy

SEAL thrilled fans at his New York City concert on Thursday (16Apr09) by confirming he and wife HEIDI KLUM are expecting another child. Gossip blogs...

17th April 2009 7:00



Fascinating Fact 7194

Singing siblings THE JONAS BROTHERS will take on hosting duties as prizes are handed out at the 2009 MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto, Canada on 21...

17th April 2009 7:00



Fascinating Fact 7193

VICTORIA BECKHAM celebrated her 35th birthday with a star-studded ladies-only dinner on Wednesday (15Apr09).. The former SPICE GIRL invited actress...

17th April 2009 7:00



Deyn Finds Another Rocker Lover

British supermodel AGYNESS DEYN has found love with another rocker after splitting from THE STROKES star ALBERT HAMMOND JR. - she's dating PHANTOM...

17th April 2009 7:00



Minogue's Man Inks Love Tattoo

KYLIE MINOGUE's boyfriend ANDRES VELENCOSO SEGURA has proved his devotion to the singer by reportedly having her name tattooed onto his body. The...

17th April 2009 7:00



Stars To Re-enact U.s. History

Actors MATT DAMON, VIGGO MORTENSEN and MARISA TOMEI are among the stars who will re-enact the past for a documentary chronicling American history. A...

17th April 2009 7:00



Pattinson Avoids 'Addictive' Internet

ROBERT PATTINSON has to force himself to stay away from his computer - because he can waste hours reading about himself once he logs online. The...

17th April 2009 7:00



Schwarzenegger To Honour True Lies Co-star Curtis

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER will recognise the charitable contributions of his close friend and TRUE LIES co-star JAMIE LEE CURTIS when he presents her...

17th April 2009 7:00



Spelling Sued By Ex-employee

The widow of BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 producer AARON SPELLING is facing legal action from a former maid for wrongful termination. Lourdes Serrano has...

17th April 2009 7:00



Newman Honoured In Connecticut

Late movie icon PAUL NEWMAN has been posthumously inducted into the Connecticut Hall of Fame. He'll join fellow movie star Katharine Hepburn, writer...

17th April 2009 7:00



Doctors Investigate Death Of Holmes' Brother-in-law

An autopsy has failed to determine how KATIE HOLMES brother died. Joseph Jeffrey Fretti, the husband of Holmes' eldest sister Tamera, was found...

17th April 2009 7:00



The Things They Say 11923

"I tell her they're magicians with little black boxes that love chasing people around." Singer GERI HALLIWELL tries to convince her daughter...

17th April 2009 7:00



The Things They Say 11926

"My father loved women. And my mom, like a smart Dominican woman, used to smell his underwear when he came home to make sure he hadnt been with...

17th April 2009 7:00



The Things They Say 11925

"I've done several films I've regretted, but you don't realise at the time. You think, 'Well, I'm good' and then you suddenly realise that no one...

17th April 2009 7:00



The Things They Say 11924

"I'm an actor, man. I don't want to kill myself." HUGH JACKMAN laughs off rumours he used steroids to bulk up for X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE.

17th April 2009 7:00



Anderson's Swimsuit Up For Auction

The red swimsuit PAMELA ANDERSON wore while frolicking on the beach in BAYWATCH is expected to fetch $2,900 (£2,000) when it goes under the hammer...

17th April 2009 7:00



Sacha Baron Cohen Saves Bruno After Editing

Bruno, the new comedy from Borat star Sacha Baron Cohen, will receive a widespread release in the US after censors granted the film an R...

17th April 2009 9:09



UK Cinemas Use Blockbuster Preview To Boost Audiences

A trailer previewing the most anticipated films of the year has been commissioned by Britain's film distributors in the hope of a successful...

17th April 2009 9:20



Tom Waits Releases One-off Single

Hat-wearing, gravel-voiced song-writing legend TOM WAITS is set to release a one-off single to mark Record Store Day.The seven-inch vinyl release is...

17th April 2009 9:42



Jedi Police On The Beat In Scotland's Largest Force

The force is strong with officers in Scotland, it has emerged, with eight officers listing their official religion as Jedi.Strathclyde police,...

17th April 2009 10:47



Four Men Jailed Over File-sharing Website

Four men in Sweden have been jailed for their part in the running of popular file-sharing website Pirate Bay.The Stockholm district court sentenced...

17th April 2009 11:09



Jay-z Battling New York Club Over Bill

Rapper JAY-Z has come under fire from the manager of a trendy New York club who alleges the star's music industry pals failed to pay a $1,500...

17th April 2009 12:06



Aguilera To Star In Burlesque Movie?

Singer CHRISTINA AGUILERA is reportedly set to swap the stage for the big screen by taking on her first lead movie role - as a burlesque dancer. The...

17th April 2009 12:06



Ub40 Sued Over Tour

British reggae group UB40 is facing legal action from a promotion company over the profits from their 2008 U.S. tour. Lawyers representing the...

17th April 2009 12:06



Fans Demand Ticket Refund From Britney

Angry BRITNEY SPEARS fans who were subjected to the Toxic troublemaker's stage tantrum in Vancouver, Canada last week (08Apr09) have set up a website...

17th April 2009 12:06



Lil' Kim Embroiled In Storch's Bentley Case

LIL' KIM is finding it hard to shake off her bad girl reputation - her repossessed Bentley is reportedly the vehicle hip-hop producer SCOTT STORCH...

17th April 2009 12:06



Drug-pushing Hip-hop Mogul Locked Up For Life

Hip-hop mogul ALTON 'ACE CAPONE' COLES has been locked up for life after he was convicted on Thursday (16Apr09) of helming a violent drug dealing...

17th April 2009 12:06



Cannon Slams 'Disrespectful' Pregnancy Rumours

MARIAH CAREY's husband NICK CANNON has urged the press to stop speculating about when the couple will welcome their first child - calling the...

17th April 2009 12:06



Cohen Triumphs In Fight Over Bruno Age Rating

Comedian SACHA BARON COHEN has won his bid to have the age rating of his latest film BRUNO lowered by U.S. movie watchdogs - but only after...

17th April 2009 12:06



Fascinating Fact 7196

Veteran rocker LOU REED is to be honoured by U.S. magazine Bomb at a gala reception in New York on Friday night (17Apr09).

17th April 2009 12:06



The Things They Say 11927

If its something really abusive, Im gonna do what I can to put it to a halt. If (a parent) is just being loud, Im gonna look and let them know...

17th April 2009 12:06



Fascinating Fact 7195

BRITNEY SPEARS' concert in Los Angeles on Thursday night (16Apr09) started on a romantic note when the pop star agreed to allow one smitten fan to...

17th April 2009 12:06



Hornby Teams Up With Folds For New Album

British novelist NICK HORNBY is adding musician to his impressive resume - the HIGH FIDELITY writer is teaming up with American singer-songwriter BEN...

17th April 2009 12:06



Norris Volunteers To Lead Texas Revolution

Martial-arts master CHUCK NORRIS has his sights set on becoming more than a Texas Ranger - he has volunteered to run as the U.S. state's first...

17th April 2009 12:06



Efron Goes Dancing With His Grandmother

Teen heartthrob ZAC EFRON shuns the Hollywood nightlife in favour of dancing with his beloved grandmother. The High School Musical star, 21, admits...

17th April 2009 12:06



Stallone Returns To Rambo For Bollywood

Hollywood hardman SYLVESTER STALLONE is bringing JOHN RAMBO back to the big screen - for a Bollywood blockbuster. The actor, who has played the...

17th April 2009 12:06



Suri's Princess-themed Birthday

TOM CRUISE and KATIE HOLMES threw a lavish birthday party for their daughter SURI on Thursday (16Apr09) to celebrate the tot turning three years...

17th April 2009 12:06



Kutcher Wins Twitter Battle With Cnn

It's official - ASHTON KUTCHER is more popular than CNN. The movie star issued a challenge to media mogul Ted Turner's global news network earlier...

17th April 2009 12:06



Murray Injured In Dancing Rehearsals

TY MURRAY is the latest celebrity to suffer an injury on TV talent contest DANCING WITH THE STARS - the rodeo tough guy was struck in the face with a...

17th April 2009 12:06



Fascinating Fact 7198

Actor HUGH GRANT has pledged $14,000 (£10,000) to communications tycoon JOHN CAUDWELL's charity trek up Mont Blanc to raise funds for disabled...

17th April 2009 12:06



Fascinating Fact 7197

DAVID BECKHAM has posed for a photoshoot emulating ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER's famous role from THE TERMINATOR. The pictures will be seen in a new...

17th April 2009 12:06



The Things They Say 11928

"It's definitely not true what they say about women wanting a guy with a sense of humour. What women mean is that they want a guy with a sense of...

17th April 2009 12:06



Matlin Lost Her Virginity To Teacher

Oscar winner MARLEE MATLIN lost her virginity to a teacher when she was a high school student. The deaf Children of A Lesser God star reveals all...

17th April 2009 12:06



Reality Show Contestants Lemar And Jls To Host Mobos

Lemar and JLS are to present this year's Music of Black Origin (Mobo) awards, which are making an unprecedented move out of London.50/50 star Lemar,...

17th April 2009 12:14



Ricky Gervais Snares Leading Lady For Cemetery Junction

RICKY GERVAIS has signed up FELICITY JONES to star in his forthcoming comedy CEMETERY JUNCTION. Jones, who was last seen in BRIDESHEAD REVISITED, has...

17th April 2009 16:04



Fall Out Boy 'Banned' In Florida

Rockers FALL OUT BOY are reportedly scouting for a new venue for an upcoming gig in Boca Raton, Florida - after they were banned from performing in...

17th April 2009 16:06



Billy Ray Cyrus Slams Foxx Over Miley Comments

BILLY RAY CYRUS is fuming after JAMIE FOXX urged his superstar daughter MILEY to "make a sex tape... do some heroin... and become a lesbian", dubbing...

17th April 2009 16:06



Winehouse 'Dating Waiter' On Holiday

AMY WINEHOUSE has returned to her wild ways in the Caribbean - she's reportedly embarked on another holiday romance with a local waiter. The singer...

17th April 2009 16:06



Overzealous Banks Fan Goes To Trial

Supermodel-turned-TV personality TYRA BANKS will come face-to-face with a man accused of stalking and harassing the star when she takes the stand in...

17th April 2009 16:06



The Things They Say 11930

"I didn't really like U2's records. I used to make ashtrays out of them. You could melt the vinyl over the cooker." SINEAD O'CONNOR thinks up new...

17th April 2009 16:06



The Things They Say 11929

"People started to make comments about me being a bit paunchy so I've been on a serious diet. My manager put me on it. I've lost 32 pounds and I now...

17th April 2009 16:06



Pirate Bay Founders Jailed

The four men behind music downloading site THE PIRATE BAY have been jailed after they were found guilty of breaching copyright laws. Frederik Neij,...

17th April 2009 16:06



Dj Am Lands Reality Show

NICOLE RICHIE's ex-fiance ADAM 'DJ AM' GOLDSTEIN has been handed his own reality TV show helping young addicts overcome their drug problems. The star...

17th April 2009 16:06



Dylan Was Inspired By Circus Sideshows

BOB DYLAN's music was inspired by the circus shows he watched as a kid. The rock legend insists he had no exposure to other musicians in his youth,...

17th April 2009 16:06



Fascinating Fact 7199

Former GUNS N' ROSES star SLASH joined rockers AVENGED SEVENFOLD onstage in Los Angeles on Thursday night (16Apr09) for a one-off cameo appearance...

17th April 2009 16:06



Knightley's Love And Work Balancing Act

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY is struggling to find balance in her life - because she doesn't know whether to concentrate on romance or her career. The actress has...

17th April 2009 16:06



Applegate Sick At Idol

Actress CHRISTINA APPLEGATE spent her night out at AMERICAN IDOL on Tuesday (14Apr09) trying not to vomit - because she didn't want to be caught...

17th April 2009 16:06



U.s. Congressman Fuming About Cohen's Bruno

British comedian SACHA BARON COHEN has incurred the wrath of a U.S. politician - after tricking the congressman into appearing in his new movie...

17th April 2009 16:06



Perry Still Embarrassed By Shyamalan Mix-up

Actor MATTHEW PERRY was once left red-faced after spending a whole evening talking to director M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN - before realising the man was a...

17th April 2009 16:06



Tanner Pleads Not Guilty In Social Security Case

ONE TREE HILL star ANTWON TANNER has pleaded not guilty to charges in connection with a social security card scam. The actor, who plays Skills on the...

17th April 2009 16:06



Terminator Salvation Producers Settle $160 Million Lawsuit

The three main producers behind the eagerly anticipated TERMINATOR SALVATION movie have settled a $160 million (£107 million) lawsuit over...

17th April 2009 16:06



The Things They Say 11933

"I've made some mistakes in high school, sure. I've had many embarrassing moments but all of them got me here today, and I'm thoroughly enjoying my...

17th April 2009 16:06



The Things They Say 11932

"At the end of the night... she would take her costume off and she'd have this little wig cap on and she'd have her fat suit on and she'd do this...

17th April 2009 16:06



The Things They Say 11931

"She gets very annoyed. She says, 'A husband's job is to be fat and flabby and make me look fabulous.' She said I wasn't living up to my end of the...

17th April 2009 16:06



The Slow Transition

Some 3.6 million homes will be without TV reception on June 12, the date now set for the transition to mandatory digital broadcasting, according to...

17th April 2009 18:53



Boom! Madden Quits

The announcement hit TV football viewers with the impact of one of John Madden's signature "booms!" The longtime NFL broadcaster and former football...

17th April 2009 18:53



Advertisers Returning To Tv?

In what some analysts regarded as another sign of economic recovery, advertisers have begun increasing their television spending. But Advertising Age...

17th April 2009 18:53



Diller The Worst Is Yet To Come

Media mogul and Internet investor Barry Diller says that he's holding off adding to his holdings because prices of companies he may be interested in...

17th April 2009 18:53



L.a. Times Hires Tv Columnist Flint

After a string of lay-off announcements, the Los Angeles Times on Thursday announced a new hire -- Joe Flint, the former television columnist for the...

17th April 2009 19:03



Teens (And "Tweens") Rule!

Box-office analysts, who have had a dismal record of predicting winners this year, are forecasting that Warner Bros.' 17 Again , starring Zac Efron...

17th April 2009 19:03



Movie Reviews 17 Again

Once again, the critics are having a tough time writing about the latest "tween" product to hit the screen. Adults, they are aware, are not going to...

17th April 2009 19:03



Movie Reviews State Of Play

State of Play may be the last movie about newspaper journalism to be produced by Hollywood. If so, such movies are going out with a bang. A.O. Scott...

17th April 2009 19:03



Danity Kane Down To One As Diddy Fires Fimbres

Rap mogul SEAN COMBS has fired AUNDREA FIMBRES from his troubled girl group DANITY KANE - leaving singer DAWN RICHARD as the only surviving...

17th April 2009 19:10



Tokio Hotel's Kaulitz Facing Police Questioning Over Fan 'Assault'

TOKIO HOTEL rocker TOM KAULITZ is at the centre of a police investigation after a female fan accused the star of punching her in the face at a petrol...

17th April 2009 19:10



Fugees' Pras Caught Up In U.s. Sea Captain's Somali Kidnapping

Former FUGEES rapper PRAS MICHEL almost lost his life last week (ends10Apr09) after he was caught up in the kidnapping of a U.S. sea captain by...

17th April 2009 19:10



Cuthbert Dodged Death In New York Car Crash

Actress ELISHA CUTHBERT is lucky to be alive after she was hit by a car in New York. The 24 star credits the training she underwent to star as Kim...

17th April 2009 19:10



Barrymore Admits Close Friendship With Long Is 'Confusing'

DREW BARRYMORE has played down speculation she's reunited with ex-boyfriend JUSTIN LONG, insisting they are "dear friends" who "just adore" one...

17th April 2009 19:10



The Things They Say 11934

"These people aren't here to hear the music, they're here to look at a wax dummy of George Harrison." Late BEATLES star GEORGE HARRISON's son DHANI...

17th April 2009 19:10



Fascinating Fact 7200

Rapper KANYE WEST's model girlfriend AMBER ROSE has stripped down for a naked photoshoot with her beau for a Louis Vuitton advertisement promoting...

17th April 2009 19:10



Armstrong Is A Secret Reality Tv Fan

GREEN DAY frontman BILLY JOE ARMSTRONG has a guilty secret - he's hooked on reality TV shows. The American Idiot hitmaker admits he's a huge fan of...

17th April 2009 19:10



Bone Thugs Rapper Ordered To Stay In Jail

Rapper FLESH-N-BONE will spend another weekend in jail after his court hearing to face charges of gun possession was postponed until next week...

17th April 2009 19:10



The Things They Say 11937

"I deserve so much more than the roles I get offered now. Im one of the best actresses. One day I will win an Oscar. Im already winning it. I just...

17th April 2009 19:10



The Things They Say 11936

"I made it clear that should the oldest one decide that it was a good possibility, that I would yank her tubes out with my bare hands. I accepted...

17th April 2009 19:10



The Things They Say 11935

"At the time (of filming) they actually didn't get on very well. I think that came through in the film actually. We had wanted to it be warmer but...

17th April 2009 19:10



Perry's Videogame-mangled Hand

Former FRIENDS star MATTHEW PERRY was forced to seek medical attention after destroying his hand playing videogames. The actor admits he spends days...

17th April 2009 19:10



Coppola To Immortalise The Chateau Marmont In Movie

Six years after she immortalised a Tokyo, Japan hotel in LOST IN TRANSLATION, director SOFIA COPPOLA is checking in again for a new movie based on...

17th April 2009 19:10



Dickinson Sued Over Unpaid Bank Loan

Former supermodel JANICE DICKINSON is facing legal action from her bank after allegedly defaulting on a $275,000 (£184,560) loan. The star is being...

17th April 2009 19:10



Pirate Bay To Walk The Plank

In the courtroom equivalent to the military suppression of the Somali pirates, the four defendants in The Pirate Bay case in Sweden were found guilty...

17th April 2009 19:14



More Movies For Youtube

YouTube said Thursday that it had lined up several movie studios and TV networks to provide a number of full-length films to its site. Viewers will...

17th April 2009 19:14



Green Hornet Gets Australian Green Light

Rarely if ever has the start of a production of a new blockbuster motion picture been announced by the leader of a country or state. However, it was...

17th April 2009 19:14



Hundreds Report Cracked Blu-ray Discs From Netflix

It may not be enough for Netflix to stuff Blu-ray discs into red paper envelopes and dump them into the mail the way it does with standard DVDs....

17th April 2009 19:14


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