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Tippi Hedren: 'Alfred Hitchcock Sexually Assaulted Me'

The 86-year-old actress makes the shocking claims in her upcoming memoir, Tippi, due to be released in November (16). In the book, she describes how the legendary filmmaker began stalking her...

Tippi Hedren Spent 2015 Battling Vertebrae Issue

The Birds star, who turns 86 on Tuesday (19Jan16), tells WENN she underwent a 10-hour operation on the vertebrae in her neck a year ago, and spent much of 2015 nursing her pain....

Tippi Hedren Asks Fans For $86,000 As A Birthday Gift

The Birds star is asking devotees to dig deep and help her raise $1,000 (£670) for every year of her life, so she can make sure the ROAR Foundation at her Shambala Reserve...

Tippi Hedren Urges Animal Lovers To Watch Harrowing New Lion Film

The documentary will hit TV screens in America this coming weekend (17-18Oct15) and Hedren and her Roar Foundation partners at the Shambala Reserve in California want fans to watch - even though the...

Tippi Hedren: 'Lion Killing Affected Me Physically'

The Birds star, who is the president of the Roar Foundation charity and runs a big cat sanctuary in rural California, is one of the many celebrities who have spoken out against Dr....

Michael Bay Developing The Birds Remake - Report

Sources claim Naomi Watts is the frontrunner to land the role Tippi Hedren played in the 1963 original, which Hitchcock adapted from a Daphne du Maurier short story. Insiders tell Variety.com that...

Ronnie Wood Had Stones Ambition

Ronnie Wood ''always knew'' he'd be in the Rolling Stones.The 67-year-old rocker joined the group in 1975 after stints performing with The Birds, The Faces and the Jeff Beck Group and sees the fulfilment of...

Ronnie Wood To Publish His Diaries

The guitarist has inked a deal with Genesis Publications to release How Can It Be? A Rock & Roll Diary, a series of entries from his personal journals which start in 1965, and...

The Birds Star Rod Taylor Dies At 84

The Birds star Rod Taylor has died, aged 84.The Hollywood actor passed away at his home on Wednesday (07Jan15), surrounded by family and friends. The Australia-born star was best known for his iconic...

Tippi Hedren Pays Tribute To Hitchcock & The Birds With Jungle Gym

Actress Tippi Hedren has erected a replica of the jungle gym that features prominently in her classic Alfred Hitchcock film The Birds at her big cat sanctuary in rural California.The metal frame, complete with a...

Naomi Watts In Talks To Star In The Birds Remake - Report

Naomi Watts is reportedly in talks to take on Tippi Hedren's iconic role in a remake of Alfred Hitchcock thriller The Birds.The movie classic is set for a revamp by blockbuster moviemaker Michael Bay and...

Tippi Hedren's Coat On Display At Museum

The iconic satin coat worn by actress Tippi Hedren to the unveiling of Alfred Hitchcock's classic movie The Birds has gone on display at a museum in Ireland.The actress famously turned heads at the 1963...

Danny Huston: 'Hitchcock Would Have Loved Hedren Fuss'

The late, great Alfred Hitchcock would revel in actress Tippi Hedren's allegations he was a monster on the set of The Birds, according to actor Danny Huston.Huston plays screenwriter Whitfield Cook in new movie Hitchcock...

Tippi Hedren Sought Treatment For Exhaustion While Making The Birds

Actress TIPPI HEDREN sought treatment for exhaustion while making Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds because she was so traumatised by the abuse she experienced on the set.The former model landed her big acting break in Hitchcock's...

Tippi Hedren: 'Hitchcock Was A Dangerous Deviant'

Actress Tippi Hedren has exposed her The Birds and Marnie director Alfred Hitchcock as a "dangerous deviant" who "ruined" her career in a shocking new Hbo panel discussion held to promote upcoming biopic The Girl.The...

Kris Jenner Defends Teenage Kim's Birth Control

Kris Jenner insists putting daughter Kim Kardashian on birth control pills when she was just 15 years old was the ''right thing to do''.The showbiz matriarch was recently criticised after the reality TV star, now...

Miley Cyrus: Sex Is ''A Beautiful Thing''

Miley Cyrus thinks sex is ''a beautiful thing''. The 19-year-old 'LOL' star said that the way some girls view the act makes her sad because the intimate experience should be enjoyed for all involved.During an...

Pulp To Tour?

Jarvis Cocker has suggested Pulp will tour again.The Britpop group - who reunited last year after splitting in 2002 - took to the stage as London's Royal Albert Hall on Saturday (31.03.12) as part of...

Courteney Cox And Jennifer Aniston's 'Strained Friendship'

Jennifer Aniston's friendship with Courteney Cox has reportedly become ''strained'' since she started dating Justin Theroux.The pair have been inseparable since meeting at the 'Friends' audition in 1994, but Courteney apparently feels Jennifer has ''forgotten''...

Scientists Solve The Mystery Of The Birds

Scientists are confident they've solved a 50-year-old mystery that inspired director Alfred Hitchcock's movie The Birds.Following years of research into birds attacking humans and losing their bearings mid-flight, the boffins have ruled the creatures ate...

Noel Gallagher: I'm Good In Bed

Noel Gallagher is "good enough" in bed.The 44-year-old singer - who married long-term partner Sara MacDonald in June after 11 years of dating - admits he does what he needs to satisfy his partner. Asked...

Controversial Hitchcock Biopic In Works

The BBC plans to air a movie based on Tippi Hedren's account of her relationship with Alfred Hitchcock when she was "discovered" by him to portray the lead character in the 1962 movie The Birds...

Idris Elba Pines For Kebabs

Idris Elba misses kebabs when he is in Los Angeles.The 38-year-old British actor admits he gets "cravings" for his favourite skewered meaty snack and is particularly sad that he doesn't get to visit his favourite...

Lisa Kudrow Wants Friends Stars On Show

Lisa Kudrow has asked her former 'Friends' co-stars to appear on 'Web Therapy'.The actress hinted more of her old show's stars - which included Matthew Perry, Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer and Matt LeBlanc - could...

Jim Carrey Had Chaos With Penguins

Jim Carrey admits it was "mayhem" filming with penguins.The 49-year-old actor stars with the birds in new movie 'Mr. Popper's Penguins' and admits their unpredictability in front of the cameras was chaotic - but he...

Rio Still Perched Atop Box Office

The birds of Rio continued to defend their nest atop the box office over the weekend as their animated comedy edged out Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family , which had been favored to take...

Tippi Hedren To Be Honoured With Lifetime Achievement Award

The Birds star Tippi Hedren is to be honoured for her career and activism by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.The movie veteran will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the organisation's 90th annual Installation &...

Quentin Tarantino Sues Over Squawks

Quentin Tarantino is suing his neighbors over their parrots' "blood curdling screams".The 'Pulp Fiction' director has taken action against fellow writer Alan Ball, complaining his pet macaws stop him from being able to work.Tarantino's legal...

Gwyneth Paltrow Kicked Co-star In The Groin

Gwyneth Paltrow kicked Matthew Morrison in the groin when filming 'Glee'.The actress makes a special appearance as substitute teacher Holly Holiday in the musical TV drama and Matthew – who plays Will Schuester – admitted...

Coldplay Working With Ash Frontman

Coldplay have been recording with Ash frontman Tim Wheeler.Northern Irish rocker Tim was invited to sessions for the 'Viva La Vida' band's new album by singer Chris Martin because he is a big fan of...

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