8th May 2009

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Lenny Henry Confirmed As Rock With Laughter 09 Host

Comedian Lenny Henry has been announced as the new host of Christmas variety festival Rock of Laughter.Taking the reins from previous compere Jasper...

8th May 2009 7:19



Minogue Lights Up New York

Pop star KYLIE MINOGUE turned New York's Empire State Building red and white on Thursday (07May09) in honour of a cancer charity. The Australian...

8th May 2009 8:15



Hudson Is Engaged Again

JENNIFER HUDSON is engaged for the second time - the singer/actress proposed to her partner DAVID OTUNGA eight months after he popped the question...

8th May 2009 8:15



Fascinating Fact 7325

Celebrity blogger PEREZ HILTON and CARMEN ELECTRA both make cameo appearances in the PUSSYCAT DOLLS' new video for HUSH HUSH.

8th May 2009 8:15



The Things They Say 12171

"I couldn't even pick up a girl until I had a hit song. When that happened, I was in a club in Argentina, I rang my five best friends and said, 'Get...

8th May 2009 8:15



Fascinating Fact 7324

BARBRA STREISAND's new concert DVD, Streisand: The Concerts, has hit the top of the U.S. Billboard Top Music DVD chart in its first week out,...

8th May 2009 8:15



The Things They Say 12170

"We were trashing hotel rooms. We went through a phase of sitting up all night drinking, then picking fights with people. I've no idea what we were...

8th May 2009 8:15



Mayer Tests His Songs On Servants

Rocker JOHN MAYER tests his new material on the staff at his California home. Jennifer Aniston's ex is currently working on a new album, and has been...

8th May 2009 8:15



Kanye Names His Successor

KANYE WEST has found the successor to his crown as king of the charts - a little-known British singer called MR HUDSON. West has taken the newcomer...

8th May 2009 8:15



Nelson's Pal Dead At 56

WILLIE NELSON's longtime stage manager and "golf partner" has died, aged 56. Randall 'Poodie' Locke toured with the country legend for more than 30...

8th May 2009 8:15



Rocker Summer Arrested On Drug Charges

Eighties rocker HENRY LEE SUMMER has been arrested in Indiana on drug possession charges. The 53-year-old was detained by police in Indianapolis on...

8th May 2009 8:15



Munchkin Mickey Carroll Dead At 89

MICKEY CARROLL, one of the last surviving Munchkins from the movie THE WIZARD OF OZ, has died. The former actor, born Michael Finocchiaro, died on...

8th May 2009 8:15



De La Hoya Hospitalised For Exhaustion, Not Overdose

A representative for DAISY DE LA HOYA has blasted reports the U.S. reality TV star has been hospitalised for a drugs overdose - insisting the star is...

8th May 2009 8:15



Garner Embarks On First Save The Children Outing

Hollywood actress JENNIFER GARNER turned storyteller on Tuesday (05May09), reading to kids in Washington, D.C. in her first official act as an...

8th May 2009 8:15



Sutherland On Assault Charge

KIEFER SUTHERLAND has been officially charged in relation to an alleged attack on a designer at a New York fashion party. The 24 star stands accused...

8th May 2009 8:15



Fascinating Fact 7326

HEIDI KLUM is getting all flighty as the face of former Bond girl Paula Thomas' Thomas Wylde fashion line. The pregnant model sports a colourful...

8th May 2009 8:15



The Things They Say 12173

"We got married in (Las) Vegas and I didn't realise until I got to the chapel, so I paid the cabbie (cab driver) $50 (£33)." GREY'S ANATOMY star...

8th May 2009 8:15



The Things They Say 12172

"I haven't made anything for six months. I wish I had more time for my wood-based activities. I made a table - the top was very good, but the legs...

8th May 2009 8:15



Quinto's Fingers Glued For Star Trek Salute

ZACHARY QUINTO had such a hard time training his hand to make the Vulcan salute for the new STAR TREK movie director J.J. ABRAMS had to glue his...

8th May 2009 8:15



Jesus Christ & The Beatles Help Raise $500,000 At Waxworks Auction

JESUS CHRIST and his disciples, THE BEATLES and MICHELLE PFEIFFER have been sold off in a bizarre California waxworks auction. Profiles In History...

8th May 2009 8:15



Near-death Skiing Accident Revived Priscilla Director's Film Career

Aussie moviemaker STEPHAN ELLIOTT credits a back-breaking skiing accident for reviving his love of directing after the critical mauling of his THE...

8th May 2009 8:15



Ellen & Portia Top Babysitter List

ELLEN DEGENERES and PORTIA DE ROSSI have topped a new poll to find the most trusted celebrity babysitters. The married couple has no kids but more...

8th May 2009 8:15



Kiefer Sutherland Handed Assault Charge Over Head Butt

Actor Kiefer Sutherland has been charged with misdemeanour assault after allegedly head butting a fashion designer at a New York City party.The...

8th May 2009 8:45



Keanu Reeves In Line For Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde

Universal Studios has signed up Keanu Reeves to star in a new film version of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.The Matrix star will take the...

8th May 2009 9:06



Graham Coxon Talks Suicide, Sausages And Skirts

The battle between BLUR'S COUNTRY HOUSE and OASIS' ROLL WITH IT almost drove GRAHAM COXON to suicide, the guitarist has revealed. Speaking to the...

8th May 2009 11:38



Nude Cassie Photo Surfaces Online

A saucy photograph of CASSIE baring all has leaked online - just hours after the singer hit out at a hacker for topless pictures of her on the...

8th May 2009 12:20



Braxton Promoter Admits Con

A concert promoter has confessed to conning TONI BRAXTON fans by attempting to pass off an impersonator as the real thing. Entertainer Trina...

8th May 2009 12:20



Iglesias' Pill-popping Problem

ENRIQUE IGLESIAS' anxiety forces him to take sleeping tablets at night - admitting he swallows pill after pill in a bid to beat his insomnia. The...

8th May 2009 12:20



Allen Behind The Specials Reunion

Ska legends THE SPECIALS' reunion was brought about by an unlikely mediator - pop star LILY ALLEN. The Too Much Too Young hitmakers reformed after...

8th May 2009 12:20



Carreras Quits Opera

JOSE CARRERAS has taken his final bow - the Spanish tenor has confirmed he is to retire from opera. The 62-year-old admits he can no longer meet the...

8th May 2009 12:20



Rare Monroe Photos On Sale

The last ever photos of screen icon MARILYN MONROE are expected to fetch thousands of dollars in an online auction. Four ultra-rare pictures of the...

8th May 2009 12:20



Judge Denies Polanski's Dismissal Bid

A judge rejected ROMAN POLANSKI's request to dismiss his long-running rape case after the filmmaker refused to return to the U.S. for the hearing on...

8th May 2009 12:20



Fascinating Fact 7327

LILY ALLEN flouted the French smoking ban by lighting up on stage at La Cigale club in Paris on Thursday night (05May09). She will receive a $58...

8th May 2009 12:20



Lewis Swaps Hackney For Hollywood

British singing sensation LEONA LEWIS has swapped a rough London neighbourhood for Hollywood - despite insisting she would never turn her back on her...

8th May 2009 12:20



Schreiber Unhappy With 'Squirrel-like' X-men Action Figure

Actor LIEV SCHREIBER is disappointed with the action figurine of his X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE character - because the toy looks like "an angry...

8th May 2009 12:20



Brand & Madison Make A Big Noise In Las Vegas

British funnyman RUSSELL BRAND has snagged HUGH HEFNER's ex, according to guests at a Las Vegas hotel who heard the couple's noisy...

8th May 2009 12:20



Cohen's Embarrassing Bruno Mishap

SACHA BARON COHEN was struck down with an embarrassing ailment while filming his new movie BRUNO - he reportedly suffered an allergic reaction while...

8th May 2009 12:20



Paltrow Eyes Stage Return

GWYNETH PALTROW is in talks to return to the London stage seven years after her last theatre performance. The star has not been in a play since she...

8th May 2009 12:20



Friend Defends Knightley's Abuse Ad

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY's actor boyfriend RUPERT FRIEND has hit out at a U.K. advertising watchdog after the actress' anti-domestic violence advert was...

8th May 2009 12:20



Swayze's Health Regrets

PATRICK SWAYZE regrets not taking better care of himself in his youth - after his cancer battle showed him just how fragile the human body can...

8th May 2009 12:20



Jackman To Bring Wolverine To Mexico

HUGH JACKMAN will cheer up victims of swine flu in Mexico - he is planning a special screening of new movie X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE. The blockbuster...

8th May 2009 12:20



Fascinating Fact 7329

Actress VANESSA HUDGENS won her part in new movie BANDSLAM by performing a rendition of AMY WINEHOUSE's hit single REHAB during her audition.

8th May 2009 12:20



The Things They Say 12174

"The audiences in the States are not ready for grabbing balls." Mexican actor DIEGO LUNA explains why the promotional poster for the release of his...

8th May 2009 12:20



Fascinating Fact 7328

LINDSAY LOHAN has channelled screen icon MARILYN MONROE for another photoshoot. The star bared all for a provocative New York magazine spread last...

8th May 2009 12:20



Hudgens Learned To Play Guitar For Bandslam

Actress VANESSA HUDGENS picked up a new skill while filming upcoming movie BANDSLAM - she learned to play the guitar. The High School Musical star...

8th May 2009 12:20



Chris Brown's Lawyers Probe Leak Of Rihanna Photo

The legal team of singer Chris Brown have requested access to police files to discover how a photograph of his girlfriend Rihanna was leaked.A...

8th May 2009 14:00



Abba Stars Reteam For New Tune After 15 Years

Former ABBA stars BENNY ANDERSSON and BJORN ULVAEUS are set to premiere the first pop song they've co-written in 15 years. The pair, who split from...

8th May 2009 16:10



Armstrong Wasn't Ready For Kids With Crow

Cycling star LANCE ARMSTRONG blames SHERYL CROW's biological clock for their relationship breakdown. Armstrong and singer Crow dated for three years...

8th May 2009 16:10



Amos Slams Gay Marriage Ban

TORI AMOS has blasted voters who pushed through a gay marriage ban in California - because it goes against the teachings of MARTIN LUTHER KING,...

8th May 2009 16:10



M.i.a. Asks Oprah To Help Bombed Tamils

British-born singer M.I.A. is begging U.S. media queen OPRAH WINFREY to help her shed light on attacks on civilians in Sri Lanka. The star was born...

8th May 2009 16:10



Segel Inspired By Brand's Attitude

JASON SEGEL based his character in I LOVE YOU, MAN on RUSSELL BRAND - because the British funnyman's onset charisma was so strong. Segel and Brand...

8th May 2009 16:10



Fascinating Fact 7330

British actors JUDE LAW, COLIN FIRTH, and ALAN RICKMAN will head an all-star tribute to late playwright HAROLD PINTER in London next month (June09)....

8th May 2009 16:10



Pattinson's Gay Scene Anguish

ROBERT PATTINSON had a painful experience filming gay love scenes with JAVIER BELTRAN for upcoming movie LITTLE ASHES - they both refused to shave...

8th May 2009 16:10



Sutherland Tops List Of Beautiful Canadians

KIEFER SUTHERLAND has been given a boost following his arrest for allegedly headbutting a fashion designer - the actor has been named the most...

8th May 2009 16:10



Paltrow Donates Personal Trainer To Charity

GWYNETH PALTROW has donated a session with her personal trainer to a celebrity charity auction. Fitness fanatics can bid online for a session with...

8th May 2009 16:10



Parker & Broderick's Surrogate Outed

The surrogate mum carrying twins for SARAH JESSICA PARKER and husband MATTHEW BRODERICK has been outed by a U.S. magazine. The couple is set to...

8th May 2009 16:10



Gilmour To Sing For London's Homeless

PINK FLOYD guitar legend DAVID GILMOUR is headlining a secret gig to raise money for London's homeless. The star will take to the stage at a mystery...

8th May 2009 16:10



Samuel L Jackson Set For Life On The High Seas

SAMUEL L JACKSON has signed up to star in a new movie about pirates, it has been revealed. However, rather than gallivanting around the Caribbean...

8th May 2009 16:21



Kate Winslet Sues Daily Mail For £150k Over Exercise Claims

Oscar winner Kate Winslet has launched a libel action against the Daily Mail newspaper over an article which alleged she lied about her fitness...

8th May 2009 16:22



Kate Winslet Sues Daily Mail For £150k Over Exercise Claims

Oscar winner Kate Winslet has launched a libel action against the Daily Mail newspaper over an article which alleged she lied about her fitness...

8th May 2009 16:22



Nielsen Rolls Out Its Ratings Again

Nielsen's ratings logjam, created by what it described as "server issues," was slowly being cleared away Thursday as the company finally released...

8th May 2009 18:46



Networks Likely To Turn Down Obama Primetime Request

After losing some $30 million from advertisers while they covered President Obama's three primetime news conferences in recent months, the major...

8th May 2009 18:46



Moonves To Advertisers Prepare To Pay More

CBS, which was the only network to increase its ratings among young adults during the 2008-2009 season, plans to increase its rates to advertisers...

8th May 2009 18:46



New York Cable Company Mayspin Off Madison Square Garden

Cablevision Systems, which operates in the New York-New Jersey area, said Thursday that it is considering spinning off its Madison Square Garden...

8th May 2009 18:46



How High Will Star Trek Fly?

Paramount is downplaying predictions by some box-office prognosticators that the latest Star Trek movie will open with as much as $80-100 million...

8th May 2009 18:57



Movie Reivews Next Day Air

Next Day Air might have been simply a funny film if it hadn't been so bloody violent, several reviewers say. "The humor is there, but violence brings...

8th May 2009 18:57



Pixar To Open Vancouver Studio

Taking advantage of Canada's and British Columbia's generous tax incentives -- as well as an extensive talent pool of local filmmakers -- Disney's...

8th May 2009 18:57



Columbine-based Feature An Itunes Hit

Indie filmmaker Andrew Robinson claimed Thursday that April Showers , his semi-autobiographical movie dealing with the 1999 massacre at Columbine...

8th May 2009 18:57



Judge Refuses To Toss Out Polanski Case

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Peter Espinoza ruled Thursday that while new facts, disclosed in the documentary Roman Polanski Wanted and Desired...

8th May 2009 19:07



Disco Star Wills Dies

American pop star VIOLA WILLS died on Wednesday (06May09) after a long battle with illness. She was 69. Wills was discovered by soul legend Barry...

8th May 2009 19:15



Music Manager Lueftner Dies

The man who discovered WHITNEY HOUSTON, Austrian music manager MONTI LUEFTNER, has died in traffic accident in Munich at the age of 77. Lueftner died...

8th May 2009 19:15



New Kids Cause Chaos In New York

Reunited boyband NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK brought New York City to a standstill on Friday (08May09) when they performed a free concert on live...

8th May 2009 19:15



Seal & Klum Expecting A Baby Girl?

Pregnant supermodel HEIDI KLUM and her husband SEAL will get their wish and welcome their first daughter together later this year (09), according to...

8th May 2009 19:15



Stiller Mourned Lennon's Death At Vigil

BEN STILLER felt connected to JOHN LENNON following the rocker's assassination in 1980 - he joined thousands of fans in a famous vigil outside the...

8th May 2009 19:15



The Things They Say 12175

"(Zac is like) a young Tom. It's surprising to see a young his who is so on the right track. Usually (young actors) have an attitude. Not him."...

8th May 2009 19:15



Jackson To Star As Pirate Negotiator

SAMUEL L. JACKSON is following in JOHNNY DEPP's buccaneer footsteps, and starring in a new movie about pirates. But the Pulp Fiction star won't be...

8th May 2009 19:15



Fox's Slams Media For Love Life Scrutiny

MEGAN FOX is begging the press to leave her and on-off fiance BRIAN AUSTIN GREEN alone while they decide the status of their relationship. The...

8th May 2009 19:15



Gibson Battles Twitter Stalker

Actor TYRESE GIBSON is taking legal action against a woman who is harassing him on social networking website Twitter.com. The woman, known only as...

8th May 2009 19:15



Mccollough Required Surgery After Sutherland's Alleged Assault

Fashion designer JACK MCCOLLOUGH required surgery to mend his broken nose after actor KIEFER SUTHERLAND allegedly headbutted him at a New York...

8th May 2009 19:15



Kid Rock To Rock At Two-day Block Party

KID ROCK is turning a forthcoming pair of performances in his home state of Michigan into a massive street party. The rocker has announced plans to...

8th May 2009 19:15



The Things They Say 12176

"I don't watch many movies." BATMAN star CHRISTIAN BALE doesn't like to take his work home.

8th May 2009 19:15



Farrow Ends Fast

MIA FARROW has ended her fast after 12 days after doctors told her she was risking her health if she continued. The actress began a hunger strike on...

8th May 2009 21:51



Rihanna In Nude Photo Scandal

RIHANNA has become the latest star caught up in a nude photo scandal after salacious snapshots allegedly featuring the singer were posted online on...

8th May 2009 23:30


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