11th May 2009

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To Boldly Go: Star Trek Makes $72.5m In First Weekend

Star Trek has warped to the top of the North American box office after making $72.5 million in ticket sales.The JJ Abrams reboot made more in its...

11th May 2009 0:23



Hetfield Credits His Mum For Forcing Him Into Music

JAMES HETFIELD is extra thankful to his mum on Mother's Day, because the piano lessons she forced him to take as a kid inspired him to become a rock...

11th May 2009 1:25



Maino Gives Back To Paralysed Patients

Rapper MAINO honoured a paralysed pal last week (ends08May09), by visiting patients at a New York hospital for the disabled. The Brooklyn-born star...

11th May 2009 1:25



Timberlake And Ciara's Tasty Video

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and CIARA got so carried away shooting their new video, they both ended up licking each other. The pair teamed up for Love Sex...

11th May 2009 1:25



Fox Takes A Swipe At Johansson

MEGAN FOX has taken a swipe at fellow sex symbol SCARLETT JOHANSSON, accusing the actress of showing off about her high IQ. The Transformers star...

11th May 2009 1:25



Jackman's Perm Almost Cost Him Wolverine

HUGH JACKMAN almost missed out on the chance to play WOLVERINE in the original X-MEN movie - because he had to audition with a perm. The Aussie star...

11th May 2009 1:25



Cool Took Drum Lessons In Cuba

GREEN DAY drummer TRE COOL went to drastic measures to improve his skills - he sneaked into Cuba for drumming lessons. U.S. citizens need special...

11th May 2009 1:25



Stryder Is Number 1 In U.k. Charts

British rapper TINCHY STRYDER is still riding high in the U.K. single charts - with his aptly named track NUMBER 1. The grime star, along with group...

11th May 2009 1:25



Carrey's Christmas Carol Lands Promotional Train Tour

A promotional train full of memorabilia from JIM CARREY's new movie version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL is to chuff-chuff through 36 U.S. states as part of...

11th May 2009 1:25



Aussie Director Upset By Decaying U.k. Stately Homes

Aussie moviemaker STEPHAN ELLIOTT was stunned to find England's stately retreats in such disrepair as he used the homes as backdrops for his period...

11th May 2009 1:25



Fascinating Fact 7340

PAUL NEWMAN's widow JOANNE WOODWARD will make history in 2010 - she was the first celebrity to land a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in...

11th May 2009 1:25



Hair Author Accused Of Snubbing Theatre 'Visionary'

The man behind the Broadway revival of HAIR has been accused of snubbing the director who first made it a hit. The hippy-themed production returned...

11th May 2009 1:25



Monaghan's Slap-happy Test For Girls

DOMINIC MONAGHAN had an unusual way of working out if he fancied a girl - he would insist she slapped him across the face. The Lord of the Rings...

11th May 2009 1:25



Parton Receives Honorary Phd With Risque Speech

Country icon DOLLY PARTON won over fellow graduates as she received an honorary PhD on Friday (08May09) - by joking about her famously enhanced...

11th May 2009 7:55



Lopez's Fear Over Daughter's Lump

JENNIFER LOPEZ endured a terrifying health scare just weeks after her baby twins were born - she discovered a lump on daughter EMME's head. Lopez and...

11th May 2009 7:55



Cannon Accuses Eminem Of 'Racial Bigotry' Over Carey Rap

NICK CANNON has launched a bitter attack on EMINEM - accusing the rapper of "racial bigotry" over a derogatory new track which mentions his wife...

11th May 2009 7:55



Fascinating Fact 7341

BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT sensation SUSAN BOYLE snubbed an invitation to U.S. President BARACK OBAMA's White House Correspondent's Dinner - because the...

11th May 2009 7:55



Abdul: 'I Already Feel Like A Mum'

PAULA ABDUL never feels lonely on Mother's Day - because she is a maternal figure to her AMERICAN IDOL co-stars SIMON COWELL, RANDY JACKSON and RYAN...

11th May 2009 7:55



Winehouse Wins Over St. Lucia

AMY WINEHOUSE has received the backing of the residents of St. Lucia after a shambolic comeback gig on Friday (08May09) - an island official has...

11th May 2009 7:55



Fascinating Fact 7342

THE TONIGHT SHOW host JAY LENO cheered up unemployed workers in Ohio by performing a free concert to 4,000 people as part of his Comedy Stimulus...

11th May 2009 7:55



Fallon Picks Up Degree After 14 Years

U.S. comedian JIMMY FALLON finally donned a cap and gown at his university graduation on Saturday (09May09) - 14 years after he dropped out of...

11th May 2009 7:55



Winfrey Leaves Godson Red-faced At Graduation

OPRAH WINFREY embarrassed her best friend's son at his graduation - by collecting an honorary doctorate at the same ceremony. The TV titan was...

11th May 2009 7:55



Seal & Klum Get Trashy At Annual Anniversary Bash

SEAL and HEIDI KLUM made sure they had fun when they renewed their wedding vows at the weekend (09May09) - by holding a hilarious 'white trash' style...

11th May 2009 7:55



Titanic Stars Hand Over Cash To Ship's Last Survivor

KATE WINSLET and LEONARDO DiCAPRIO have proved their generosity is of TITANIC proportions - after donating $30,000 (£20,000) to help the last...

11th May 2009 7:55



O'neal Targetted With Restraining Order Over Explicit Calls

Troubled actor RYAN O'NEAL has been targetted with a restraining order - after he allegedly plagued a 20-year-old family friend with sexually...

11th May 2009 7:55



The Things They Say 12182

"I'm baffled why people are so interested. It's so weird - even my dog Norman gets recognised. He's famous. But I've told him no more Oprah...

11th May 2009 7:55





Nicky Wire Wanted To Bury New Manics Album

NICKY WIRE tried to convince fellow members of the MANIC STREET PREACHERS to ditch an album based on the lyrics of RICHEY EDWARDS.EDWARDS, who was...

11th May 2009 10:59



Kanye West Set For Glastonbury 'Guest Appearance'

Rap star Kanye West could follow mentor Jay-Z in appearing at this year's Glastonbury Festival, reports claim.While the Stronger rapper is not set to...

11th May 2009 11:00



Rapper Snoop Dogg Cleared Over Fan Assault Claims

Hip-hop star Snoop Dogg has been cleared of assaulting a fan who jumped on stage at a 2005 concert.The rapper was found not to have been directly...

11th May 2009 11:20



Osbourne's Fears For 'Gun Crazy' Son Jack

OZZY OSBOURNE is terrified for his son JACK because of the 23-year-old's unhealthy obsession with guns. Jack Osbourne has a large collection of...

11th May 2009 12:00



T.i. Dismisses Alfamega

Hip-hip star T.I. has dumped rapper ALFAMEGA from his Grand Hustle Records label - following a string of allegations about the star's history as a...

11th May 2009 12:00



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"There were no catsuits this time, not on me anyway. I had about 30 dresses to choose from. I was even thinking of dressing up as Miss Piggy."...

11th May 2009 12:00



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"I have acne scars. I'm self-conscious about that, so sometimes I wear too much make-up to cover them up. I got acne at the start of my career - it...

11th May 2009 12:00



Scottish Festival Axed

Organisers of Scotland's Outsider Festival have scrapped the event after struggling to find funds during the global economic crisis. Texas singer...

11th May 2009 12:00



Rapper Kweli Weds

Hip-hop star TALIB KWELI has wed his girlfriend DJ EQUE in an intimate ceremony in California. The couple tied the knot in Bel Air at a private...

11th May 2009 12:00



Geldof Flaunts Body In New Underwear Campaign

BOB GELDOF's daughter PEACHES was happy to strip off for a new underwear campaign - because she wants young fans to see a model with a healthy...

11th May 2009 12:00



Westlife Star Marries

WESTLIFE star KIAN EGAN has married actress JODI ALBERT on a beach in Barbados. The Irish singer tied the knot with the British TV star in a romantic...

11th May 2009 12:00



Perry Hates Single Life

KATY PERRY is delighted she has reunited with on/off beau TRAVIS MCCOY - because she suffers unbearable loneliness when she's a single girl. The I...

11th May 2009 12:00



The Things They Say 12186

"I like living close to my family. I don't feel the need to move to Los Angeles even though I've really come to enjoy it. I don't feel you have to...

11th May 2009 12:00



Mcadams Learned To Drive After Bike Accident

Actress RACHEL MCADAMS gave up her beloved bicycle and learned to drive after she was nearly killed in a traffic collision. The Mean Girls star, 30,...

11th May 2009 12:00



Curtis Dons Wig For Cancer Patient

JAMIE LEE CURTIS stunned gala guests as she stepped onto the red carpet in a hot pink wig on Saturday night (09May09) - to pay tribute to a young...

11th May 2009 12:00



Bale Forced Terminator Rewrite

CHRISTIAN BALE forced writers of TERMINATOR SALVATION to rework the script to give him a bigger part - as the British actor was determined to play...

11th May 2009 12:00



Cruise Swears Off Politics

TOM CRUISE will never trade his life as a Hollywood superstar for a career in politics - because he wouldn't be very good at it. The Top Gun star...

11th May 2009 12:00



Lawsuit Over Poker Movie

Bosses at a U.S. gambling publication have filed suit against the makers of 2008 BURT REYNOLDS movie DEAL - accusing them of breaking a sponsorship...

11th May 2009 12:00



The Things They Say 12185

"When David first played me the track it made me cry. I definitely had a trickle of tears because it caught something in my heart. The embarrassing...

11th May 2009 12:00



Jamie Oliver To Take On America's Fattest Cities

British chef Jamie Oliver is to take his healthy eating initiatives to the US for a new television series, it has been announced.The Naked Chef,...

11th May 2009 12:37



Morrissey Cancels Royal Albert Hall Show Due To Illness

Morrissey has been forced to call off his show at London's Royal Albert Hall tonight (Monday May 11th) due to illness.The former Smiths singer broke...

11th May 2009 13:32



Tom Jones Talks Pants

IT'S NOT UNUSUAL to sweat, but Welsh pop sensation TOM JONES is no fan of perspiration. Speaking to the Observer Woman magazine, the music legend...

11th May 2009 16:05



Jordan And Peter Andre Confirm Marriage Split

Celebrity couple Katie Price and Peter Andre are to separate after three-and-a-half years of marriage, their representatives have confirmed.The model...

11th May 2009 16:05



Cyrus Walks For Charity

MILEY CYRUS donned her running shoes for good causes this weekend (09-10May09) - the teen was among stars who joined in a charity event to raise...

11th May 2009 16:15



Madden Brothers Miss Dj Set After 'Stupid' Club Mix-up

GOOD CHARLOTTE rockers JOEL and BENJI MADDEN missed out on playing a guest DJ set at a Los Angeles club on Saturday (09May09) - after turning up to...

11th May 2009 16:15



Injured Farrell Determined To Honour Concert Commitments

JANE'S ADDICTION frontman PERRY FARRELL played through the pain during a concert in Atlanta, Georgia on Sunday (10May09) after tearing a calf muscle...

11th May 2009 16:15



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"The way she wakes me up is pretty horrible. She'll stand over my face with a glass of cold water and count to three. If I'm not up by three, she'll...

11th May 2009 16:16



The Things They Say 12187

"I've never been as passionate as I am now. Before a game, I'm crazed. sending mass emails: 'Please pray for Tony's protection.'" JESSICA SIMPSON...

11th May 2009 16:16



Williams Clashes With Cancer Bosses

British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS has threatened to sue charity bosses over their plans to use a lookalike of him in a testicular cancer ad...

11th May 2009 16:16



Jonas Hits Back At Swift

JONAS BROTHERS star JOE JONAS has retaliated after ex-girlfriend TAYLOR SWIFT aired the details of their break-up in a song - he has written his own...

11th May 2009 16:16



Morrissey Scraps London Gig

Former THE SMITHS frontman MORRISSEY has fuelled further speculation about his health - by cancelling the London date on his world tour. The British...

11th May 2009 16:16



Boy George Leaves Jail

Eighties pop star BOY GEORGE is a free man - the singer has left prison after completing just four months of a 15 month sentence. The former Culture...

11th May 2009 16:16



Price And Andre Split

Reality TV couple KATIE PRICE and PETER ANDRE are divorcing after four and a half years of marriage. The British glamour model, also known as Jordan,...

11th May 2009 16:16



Howard Shuns Hanks' Acting Offers

Actor-turned-director TOM HANKS has stopped pleading with RON HOWARD to star in one of his movies - because his attempts to cast the the filmmaker...

11th May 2009 16:16



Family Of Munchkin Carroll Sues Over Estate

The family of the late WIZARD OF OZ Munchkin MICKEY CARROLL is suing the former actor's caretaker for control of his estate. Carroll, one of the last...

11th May 2009 16:16



Rivers Takes Celebrity Apprentice Title

Comedienne JOAN RIVERS was dealt the winning hand after facing off celebrity poker player ANNIE DUKE on the season finale of DONALD TRUMP's CELEBRITY...

11th May 2009 16:16



Affleck And Garner Score Bargain With Grazer's Home

BEN AFFLECK and JENNIFER GARNER have landed a new home at a cut-price rate - the Hollywood couple has purchased film producer BRIAN GRAZER's...

11th May 2009 16:16



Ailing Fawcett 'Still Stable'

Cancer-stricken FARRAH FAWCETT has blasted reports she is nearing death, insisting the rumours are exaggerated. The ailing Charlie's Angels star, 62,...

11th May 2009 16:16



The Things They Say 12190

"I do like being older. What's great about getting older is that you really start to know yourself and you start to be much more clear. There's a...

11th May 2009 16:16



Mcadams Loves The Single Life

Actress RACHEL MCADAMS is loving life as a single woman following her split from RYAN GOSLING - insisting she has learned to value her...

11th May 2009 16:16



Jones' Husband Pushes For Playboy At 75

Veteran actress SHIRLEY JONES' husband is pushing the star to pose nude for Playboy at the age of 75. The former Partridge Family star has been...

11th May 2009 16:16



Adams Plans Low-key Wedding

ENCHANTED star AMY ADAMS is determined to keep her upcoming wedding as low-key as possible - she wants to elope with fiance DARREN LE GALLO and wed...

11th May 2009 16:16



The Things They Say 12189

"I can't drive in heels, so I always take my shoes off. Gwyneth is the best driver in heels ever! I've seen her, and I have no idea how she does...

11th May 2009 16:16



Recovering Aldridge Fulfils Best Man Duties

JAMIE LYNN SPEARS' boyfriend CASEY ALDRIDGE was back on his feet on Saturday (09May09) to play best man at his cousin's wedding - just two weeks...

11th May 2009 16:16



Price And Andre Split

Reality TV couple KATIE PRICE and PETER ANDRE have announced their marriage is over. The British glamour model, also known as Jordan, and the Aussie...

11th May 2009 16:36



Rivers Peaks Nbc's Ratings

The season finale of NBC's Celebrity Apprentice, spread out over three hours on NBC Sunday night, produced some fireworks between the final...

11th May 2009 18:52



American Idol Ratings Aren't Everything

The companies behind American Idol are borrowing a page from the National Football League in developing ancillary markets for the program that have...

11th May 2009 18:52



Tv Writers Facing Hard Times

It is becoming increasingly clear that whatever gains the Writers Guild of America made following its 100-day strike last year are being offset by...

11th May 2009 18:52



Liberty Media May Say Goodbye To Directv

Liberty Media, which last week said that it would combine its DirecTV home satellite company with its entertainment unit and spin them off as a...

11th May 2009 18:52



Obama Could He Replace Leno?

President Obama demonstrated on Saturday that he could hold his own with the top late-night comedy hosts as he addressed the White House...

11th May 2009 19:02



Star Trek Goes Where No Star Trek Has Gone Before

Guaranteeing that the franchise would live much longer, Star Trek prospered at the box office over the weekend, earning an estimated $76.5 million,...

11th May 2009 19:02



Star Trek Returns To Tv On Snl

In an apparent effort to win back aging Star Trek fans who may have been offended by the current marketing campaign for the movie ("This is not your...

11th May 2009 19:02



Star Trek Beams Up Profits Overseas, Too

Star Trek led the overseas box office with what Daily Variety described as "a solid rather than spectacular" take of $35.5 million in 54 countries....

11th May 2009 19:02



Venic To Honor Pixar

Yet another leading European film festival is set to honor the geniuses behind Disney-Pixar's computer-animated movies. The Venice Film Festival said...

11th May 2009 19:12



Jackson's London Concerts In Jeopardy

Concert promoters are battling to block MICHAEL JACKSON's series of live concerts in London this summer (09) - accusing the star of breaking an...

11th May 2009 19:26



Wentz's Childhood Pet Dies

Rocker PETE WENTZ is mourning the loss of his childhood dog after the pet pooch died on Saturday (09May09). The Fall Out Boy bassist broke the tragic...

11th May 2009 19:26



Jojo Simmons Drug Charges Reduced

Felony drug charges against JOSEPH 'REV RUN' SIMMONS' 19-year-old son JOJO have been reduced to misdemeanours after his arrest in New York last week...

11th May 2009 19:26



Police Deny 50 Cent Has Been Cleared In Fire Investigation

50 CENT has been reprimanded by New York police chiefs after alleging he has been cleared of having any involvement in the fire that destroyed his...

11th May 2009 19:26



Reeve's Son To Run New York City Marathon

The son of late actor CHRISTOPHER REEVE will honour his father's legacy five years after his death - he's signed up to run the New York City Marathon...

11th May 2009 19:26



Hasselhoff's Ex Wants Spousal Support After Death

DAVID HASSELHOFF's ex-wife PAMELA BACH has asked for a court order to ensure she'll receive spousal support payments from the actor in the event of...

11th May 2009 19:26



Swayze Turns Down Life-saving Lung Operation - Report

Ailing actor PATRICK SWAYZE has prompted fears he's close to the end of his cancer battle, after reportedly turning down life-saving lung...

11th May 2009 19:26



Shields Leaps To Sutherland's Defence

BROOKE SHIELDS is backing KIEFER SUTHERLAND against allegations he instigated a violent argument with fashion designer JACK MCCOLLOUGH at a New York...

11th May 2009 19:26



Fascinating Fact 7343

Reformed spoof rock legends SPINAL TAP have added seminal British festival Glastonbury to their U.K. tour. The group will take to the stage at the...

11th May 2009 19:26



Ginuwine Taking Legal Action Against Business Manager

R&B singer GINUWINE is taking his former business manager to court after alleging his ex-employee misappropriated $400,000 (£266,670) of his...

11th May 2009 19:26



The Things They Say 12191

"I take my work very seriously, I do not take the promotion of my work very seriously." Hollywood actor/director TOM HANKS reveals the downside to...

11th May 2009 19:26



Norton Takes Pay Cut For Double Role

Actor ED NORTON was so desperate to star in new movie LEAVES OF GRASS, he took a pay cut to play two roles. The star plays twins - a university...

11th May 2009 19:26



Hawk's Wife Spends U.s. Mother's Day In Hospital

Skateboarding legend TONY HAWK's wife LHOTSE MERRIAM had a lucky escape on Sunday (10May09) after almost losing her hand when her fingers got...

11th May 2009 19:26



Osbourne Regrets Letting Kids Leave School

SHARON OSBOURNE regrets giving her kids permission to drop out of school, because they went wild. The rock matriarch admits she was too lenient while...

11th May 2009 22:00



Cocker 'Celebrates' Credit Crunch

British pop star JARVIS COCKER refuses to let the ongoing economic crisis get him down, insisting the world should "celebrate" the credit crunch. The...

11th May 2009 22:00



Injured Killswitch Engage Guitarist Rocks Out In A Chair

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE guitarist ADAM DUTKIEWICZ had to perform in a chair when the rockers hit the stage in Iowa on Saturday (09May09) after seriously...

11th May 2009 22:00



California Wildfires Force Perry To Cancel Homecoming Show

KATY PERRY was forced to scrap a concert in her native Santa Barbara on Saturday (09May09), so all emergency services officials could concentrate on...

11th May 2009 22:00



Oasis All Wet At Brazil Show

Rockers OASIS had to brave the elements in Brazil on Sunday night (10May09) when their sell out show was hit by a monsoon. Guitarist Noel Gallagher...

11th May 2009 22:00



Tv Nun Dead At 67

Actress LINDA DANGCIL has lost her battle with tonsil cancer at the age of 67. Dangcil, is perhaps best known as Sister Ana in the beloved 1960s TV...

11th May 2009 22:00



Suing Waitresses Refuse Lie Detector Tests Over Gerber Claims

Two waitresses suing CINDY CRAWFORD's husband RANDE GERBER for sexual harassment have refused to take a lie detector test to prove they are telling...

11th May 2009 22:00



Guitar Great Bruton Loses Cancer Battle

Guitarist STEPHEN BRUTON has died at the home of pal, musician/producer T-BONE BURNETT, two weeks after completing his final project. He was...

11th May 2009 22:00



Sykes Upset By 'Keep It Clean' Caution

Comedienne WANDA SYKES was left reeling backstage at the White House Correspondents Dinner on Saturday (09May09) when organisers told her to keep her...

11th May 2009 22:00



Fascinating Fact 7345

Moviemaker PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON is expecting a second child with his comedienne wife MAYA RUDOLPH. The couple has a three-year-old daughter, called...

11th May 2009 22:00



The Things They Say 12192

"During the (presidential) campaign, Barack Obama gave me the Vulcan greeting at a fundraiser. That was pretty memorable." LEONARD NIMOY admits his...

11th May 2009 22:00



Fascinating Fact 7344

Actress NATALIE PORTMAN has purchased a new 1930s-style home in Los Angeles for $3.25 million (£2.17 million). The four bedroom property also...

11th May 2009 22:00



Hanks' 'Terror' Over Acting Archives

TOM HANKS is terrified his acting career will come to a screeching halt one day - because critics are constantly reviewing his oldest films. The...

11th May 2009 22:00



Crowe Taught Mcadams Rugby

Actress RACHEL MCADAMS learned a valuable lesson when working with RUSSELL CROWE - he taught her to appreciate rugby. The Gladiator star owns...

11th May 2009 22:00


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