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Annie Lennox To Receive 02 Silver Clef Award

Annie Lennox will receive the prestigious 02 Silver Clef Award this year.The former Eurythmics singer will be recognised with the award by music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins for her contribution to the UK recording industry.She...

Jennifer Hudson Went To Prison To Play Winnie

Jennifer Hudson prepared for her role as Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie by confining herself to a prison cell to experience the "hell" of life behind bars.The Oscar-winner plays the title role in filmmaker Darrell Roodt's...

Mandela Speaks On Pop Track

NELSON MANDELA is launching a bid for the pop charts - he has recorded a spoken-word vocal for a track by Irish musician JOHN HUGHESThe former South African president makes his recording debut in The...

Terrence Howard's Wife Files For Divorce.

Terrence Howard's wife has reportedly filed for divorce after only one year of marriage.Production worker Michelle Ghent, 33, cited "irreconcilable difference" as the reason for leaving the 'Iron Man' actor according to gossip website TMZ.The...

Mandela In 'High Spirits' After Leaving Hospital

NELSON MANDELA was discharged from hospital on Friday (28Jan11) after receiving treatment for a respiratory infection.The former South African president was admitted to the Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg earlier this week (begs24Jan11), and he was...

Mandela In Hospital For 'Routine' Tests

NELSON MANDELA is undergoing tests in a hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa, but the political icon's health is in "no danger", according to a spokesperson for the ageing star.The anti-apartheid hero sparked fears for his...

Mandela Rep Denies Death Rumours

A representative for NELSON MANDELA has blasted internet reports suggesting the political icon died on Saturday (15Jan11), insisting he is alive and well.Rumours that the former South African president had passed away hit the web,...

Dion Took A History Course Before Meeting Mandela

CELINE DION was determined to make the most of her meeting with NELSON MANDELA in 2008 so she took classes to learn about South African history.The singer eagerly anticipated her first visit with the country's...

Washington's Homely Dinner With Power Players

DENZEL WASHINGTON can count some of the world's most powerful people among his close friends - he once invited NELSON MANDELA and OPRAH WINFREY over to his house for a chicken dinner.The double Oscar winner...

Celine Dion Was Expecting Triplets

Celine Dion was pregnant with triplets.The singer gave birth to twin boys via Caesarean section last Saturday (23.10.10) but has revealed she was initially expecting three sons after conceiving via in vitro fertilisation (IVF).In an...

Dion Names Twins After Mandela And Marnay

CELINE DION has named her newborn twin boys after former South African president NELSON MANDELA and her late songwriting partner EDDY MARNAY.The 42-year-old singer gave birth to the tots in Florida on Saturday (23Oct10), marking...

Celine Dion Inspired By Mandela For Baby Name

Celine Dion has named her twin sons Eddy and Nelson.The 'My Heart Will Go On' singer - who gave birth to the boys via Caesarean section last Saturday (23.10.10) - and her husband Rene Angelil...

Campbell: 'Mandela's Strength Helps Me Through Tough Times'

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL looks to her "grandad" NELSON MANDELA for inspiration whenever times get tough - because his fight for freedom during South Africa's apartheid gives her the strength to overcome her troubles.The British beauty...

'Alien' Amy Winehouse

Quincy Jones says Amy Winehouse is so talented she is "from another planet".The legendary producer - who worked on Michael Jackson's 'Thriller', the largest selling album of all time - said he was lucky to...

Spencer Pratt Arrested

Spencer Pratt has been arrested for possessing illegal weapons in Costa Rica. The 27-year-old reality TV star - who is currently in the process of divorcing 'The Hills' co-star Heidi Montag - was caught with...

Quincy Jones Loves 'Naughty' Amy

Quincy Jones likes "naughty" girls.The legendary music producer - who is famous for his work on Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' album - admits that he loves bad girls like Amy Winehouse and Naomi Campbell. Speaking about...

Naomi Campbell Not Ready For Kids

Naomi Campbell is in no rush to have children.The 40-year-old supermodel - who is currently dating Russian billionaire Vladimir Doronin - insists she no longer tries to plan too far ahead as battling alcoholism taught...

Naomi Campbell Owes Tax Bill

Naomi Campbell reportedly owes $63,487 in unpaid taxes.The Detroit News claims the supermodel had a tax lien - which is imposed to secure the payment of taxes, including unpaid income taxes - filed against her...

Naomi Campbell Boasted About Diamonds

Naomi Campbell boasted to her former agent that Liberian dictator Charles Taylor was going to give her "some diamonds".Carole White gave evidence at the war crimes trial of Taylor in The Hague, Netherlands, today (09.08.10)...

Naomi Campbell Did Receive Diamonds

Naomi Campbell has confessed she did receive 'blood diamonds' from Liberian dictator Charles Taylor.The 40-year-old supermodel revealed she received "dirty pebbles" while testifying at the war crimes trial of Taylor in The Hague, Netherlands.Naomi was...

Naomi Campbell's Evidence Date Set

Naomi Campbell will give evidence at the war crimes trial of Liberian dictator Charles Taylor.The supermodel has been ordered to face court in The Hague, Netherlands, on August 5 to testify as to whether or...

Freeman Leads Mandela Tributes With Bike Ride

MORGAN FREEMAN led tributes to former South African president NELSON MANDELA on his 92nd birthday by joining a group of bikers for a charity road trip across the country.The ex-leader reached the milestone on Sunday...

Naomi Campbell Summoned To Court

Naomi Campbell will be subpoenaed to testify in a war crimes case. The 40-year-old supermodel will be asked to explain claims she received a "huge, uncut" 'blood diamond' from former Liberian President Charles Taylor during...

Campbell Pays Video Tribute To Mandela's Great-granddaughter At Funeral

Supermodel NAOMI CAMPBELL recorded a touching video message to honour former South African leader NELSON MANDELA's great-granddaughter, which was played at her funeral on Thursday (17Jun10).Zenani Mandela died last week (10Jun10) - a day after...

Mandela To Miss World Cup Opener As Great-granddaughter Dies

Former South African leader NELSON MANDELA will miss the World Cup opening game on Friday (11Jun10) after his great-granddaughter was killed in a car crash on her way back from the tournament's launch concert on...

Jennifer Hudson's New Balance

Jennifer Hudson still doesn't feel she has the "right answers" to parenthood.The singer-and-actress - who has nine-month-old son David with fiancé David Otunga - admits balancing parenthood with her career is still a learning curve...

Winnie Mandela Film To Go Ahead As Planned

Production on JENNIFER HUDSON and TERRENCE HOWARD's new film about the ex-wife of South African leader NELSON MANDELA will go ahead as planned - despite the threat of legal action from WINNIE MANDELA herself.The two...

Howard Lands Mandela Role

TERRENCE HOWARD is to become the latest actor to portray NELSON MANDELA onscreen after landing the role in JENNIFER HUDSON's upcoming film about the ex-wife of the South African leader.The two stars will play man...

Mandela Tried To Set Brown Up With His Cousin

Former South African president NELSON MANDELA wanted singer MELANIE BROWN to be part of his family - the leader once tried to set her up with his cousin.The former Spice Girl met Mandela in Pretoria,...

Naomi Campbell's Diamond Outburst

Naomi Campbell reportedly attacked a news cameraman as she stormed out of an interview.The supermodel -renowned for her often violent outbursts - was enraged when she was asked about allegations she received a 'blood diamond'...

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