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Laura Bailey's High Heel Dedication

Laura Bailey ''almost always'' wears high heels. The British model admitted she is most comfortable in high shoes but occasionally does slip on some Nike trainers. She said: ''I'm almost always in heels - if...

Carey Mulligan Met Ball Dress Sells For $2,950

Carey Mulligan's Met Ball 2012 dress has sold for $2,950 (£1,860) on eBay.The 26-year-old 'Shame' actress auctioned off her custom Prada dress after wearing it on the red carpet to the Costume Institute Gala held...

Carey Mulligan Selling Met Ball Dress

Carey Mulligan is selling her Met Ball dress on eBay.The 26-year-old actress - who was accompanied the annual Costume Institute Gala on Monday (07.05.12) by her new husband Marcus Mumford - is auctioning the custom-made...

Joanna Lumley Becomes New M&s Ambassador

Joanna Lumley has become the worldwide ambassador of Marks & Spencer's new shopping initiative.The 'Absolutely Fabulous' actress has teamed up with the British high street store to launch Shwopping - a new scheme that will...

Colin Firth Is Up For Auction

Colin Firth is auctioning off himself for charity. The 'King's Speech' star has teamed up with Oxfam America - an international relief organisation that aims to create lasting solutions to end poverty, hunger and injustice...

Damon Albarn's Seven Day Album

Damon Albarn is recording a whole album in just seven days in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).The Gorillaz mastermind set off for the country – one of the poorest nations on earth – this...

Kristin Davis Likes Charitable Men

Kristin Davis is attracted to men who work for charities. The single actress is part of the Oxfam Kenya Appeal - the charity's largest ever appeal for people to help relieve the food crisis facing...

Sean Penn Has New Girlfriend

Sean Penn has a new girlfriend.The Oscar-winning actor - who recently split from actress Scarlett Johansson after a three-month romance - is dating Stacey Koplin and the pair are currently enjoying a romantic break at...

Sean Penn Didn't Want 'Serious' Relationship With Scarlett

Sean Penn split up with Scarlett Johansson because he wasn't ready for a "serious" relationship. The 50-year-old actor and Scarlett, 26, reportedly started dating in February soon after she and husband Ryan Reynolds broke up...

Sean Penn Ends Relationship With Scarlett Johansson?

Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn have reportedly ended their relationship. The reasons behind the split are now known, but the pair - who have a 24 year age gap between them - sparked rumours of...

Scarlett Johansson Splits From Sean Penn

Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn have reportedly split.The pair sparked speculation their romance was in trouble when the actress failed to attend the Cannes film festival in France last month with Sean for his film...

Scarlett Johansson Moves In With Sean Penn

Scarlett Johansson has reportedly moved in with Sean Penn.The couple have only been dating since February - two months after 'Iron Man 2' star Scarlett split with ex-husband Ryan Reynolds - but sources say she...

Scarlett Johansson Takes Penn To Wedding

Scarlett Johansson took Sean Penn to Reese Witherspoon's wedding at the weekend.The 26-year-old actress has been romantically linked to the 50-year-old actor in recent weeks and despite the rumours initially being denied, she was accompanied...

Daisy Lowe's Charity Purse

Daisy Lowe is among a host of stars who have donated their purses to charity.The 22-year-old model - daughter of designer Pearl Lowe and rocker Gavin Rossdale - has joined celebrities such as radio presenter...

Scarlett Johansson Denies Romance With Sean Penn

Scarlett Johansson has denied she's dating Sean Penn.The 26-year-old actress was reported to be "smitten" with the actor who is 24 years her senior earlier this week but she claims there is no romance between...

Scarlett Johansson Dating Sean Penn

Scarlett Johansson is reportedly dating Sean Penn.The 26-year-old actress is said to be "smitten" with the 50-year-old actor after hooking up with him in January while she was staying at Los Angeles' Chateau Marmont hotel...

Helena Christensen Drained By Jet Lag

Helena Christensen says being jet-lagged feels like taking drugs.The 42-year-old supermodel has travelled the world with her work - including a recent trip to Nepal on behalf of Oxfam to highlight the impact of climate...

Scarlett Plans Oxfam Trip To India

LOST IN TRANSLATION star SCARLETT JOHANSSON is planning an autumn (05) trip to India and Sri Lanka as part of an OXFAM awareness trip. The sexy actress can't wait for the trip, aimed at...

Spielberg Donates $1.5 Million To Tsunami Victims

Hollywood director STEVEN SPIELBERG is donating $1.5 million (GBP798,000) to the post-tsunami relief effort, and hopes his actions will encourage other wealthy celebrities to do the same. The RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK film-maker's...

Geldof Hits Out At Charity Shops

SIR BOB GELDOF has attacked the proliferation of charity shops in the UK - blaming them for the decline of the traditional British 'high street'. The BAND AID mastermind hit out yesterday (27DEC04) at...

Johansson Goes 'Stale' At Home

Actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON hates the final day of a movie shoot, because she dreads the boring time in between jobs. The stunning LOST IN TRANSLATION star has been inundated with big screen roles since...

Yorke Joins Charity Campaign

RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE has posed for a new charity photoshoot to raise awareness of the MAKE TRADE FAIR campaign. The singer joins ANTONIO BANDERAS, CHRIS MARTIN, JAMELIA and REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE for...

Musicians Join Forces For Oxfam Campaign

BONO, MICHAEL STIPE and CHRIS MARTIN have teamed up to appear in a startling new advertising campaign for British charity OXFAM. The rockers, who are joined by RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE and JAMELIA, will...

Minnie Drives At Musical Success With Finn Brothers Tour

Actress MINNIE DRIVER is getting a boost as she embarks on a singing career - she'll support former CROWDED HOUSE stars the FINN BROTHERS when they tour Britain and Ireland. The GOOD WILL HUNTING...

Coldplay Meets Rem

COLDPLAY rocker CHRIS MARTIN joined REM onstage in London last night for a surprise duet at a benefit show for fair trade. The singer leapt onstage unnannounced and helped REM frontman MICHAEL STIPE perform...

Embrace Release Album Online

Resurrected rockers EMBRACE have thrilled fans by allowing them to download tracks from their comeback album OUT OF NOTHING a week before it's released. The band are making two tracks a day available on...

Rockers Sing For Sudan

Top rockers REM, ASH, PRIMAL SCREAM and BADLY DRAWN BOY have joined forces to record an album to help Sudanese refugees fleeing violence in the country's Darfur region. ROOTS MANUVA, FAITHLESS, DAVID GRAY and...

Martin Helps Launch Charity Download Plan

COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN is among the stars helping British charity OXFAM launch an online downloading scheme - which helps poverty-stricken people across the world. The CLOCKS singer has donated free tracks to the...

Minnie Driver Attacks Globalisation

British actress MINNIE DRIVER was horrified to discover the level of exploitation endured by factory workers in Cambodia. The GOOD WILL HUNTING actress has called on the international community to limit the effects of...

Minnie Driver 'Trying To Harm' Cambodia Poor

Kind-hearted MINNIE DRIVER's attempts to eradicate sweatshop labour in Cambodia have backfired after a government minister for the country accused her of "trying to harm the poor". The GOOD WILL HUNTING actress is set...

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