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Hudson's Family Woes Over Winnie Mandela Role

JENNIFER HUDSON's role as NELSON MANDELA's ex-wife in forthcoming biopic WINNIE will be a challenge for her new family - the American star can't bear to leave her baby son behind to film in South...

Wonder-dad Noel Gallagher

Noel Gallagher is to be a father for the third time.The former Oasis guitarist is "delighted" with the news girlfriend Sara MacDonald is expecting and the couple have already been for the 12-week scan.Noel and...

Campbell Thankful For Mandela's Support

NAOMI CAMPBELL has credited NELSON MANDELA with helping turn her life around - insisting the former South African president has always supported her as she battles her demons.The catwalk beauty turns 40 in May (10),...

Matt Damon's Clint Dream

Matt Damon wants to be like Clint Eastwood. The actor, who worked with the Oscar-winning director on Nelson Mandela biopic 'Invictus', admits he finds the 79-year-old star "awesome" and would love to replicate his career...

American Ad Queen Leona Lewis

Leona Lewis has continued her domination of the US by signing a deal to front a famous advertising campaign.The 'Happy' singer has become a huge hit in America since releasing her debut album 'Spirit' Stateside...

Leona Lewis' Simon Fear

Leona Lewis is scared of Simon Cowell.The 'Bleeding Love' singer - who shot to fame after winning the music mogul's UK TV talent show 'The X Factor' in 2006 - admitted she has remained close...

Clint Eastwood's Mandela Awe

Clint Eastwood didn't know much about Nelson Mandela before 'Invictus'. The Hollywood veteran, who directed Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon in the tale of the first black South African president teaming up with the captain...

Matt Damon Ready For 40

Matt Damon isn't bothered about turning 40.The 'Bourne Identity' actor couldn't care less about reaching the landmark age in October because he has been told by his 'Invictus' co-star Morgan Freeman, 72, it's the best...

Winnie Mandela Angry About Planned Biopic

NELSON MANDELA's ex-wife WINNIE is furious about plans for a new biopic of her life starring JENNIFER HUDSON - because she was "never consulted" about the project.The Oscar winner was unveiled as the lead in...

Movie Reviews Invictus

Making a crowd-pleasing film about rugby, a sport virtually unplayed in America, and South African reconciliation may be exceedingly hard to pull off, but many critics are saying that Clint Eastwood has done so with...

Black South Africans Attack Invictus

The upcoming arrival of the critically praised Clint Eastwood movie Invictus , starring Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela, has touched off a national debate in South Africa over the consequences of racial reconciliation, the London...

Russell Brand Had Pre-parents Nerves

Russell Brand expected meeting his girlfriend Katy Perry's parents would be "a disaster".The British comic star - who is a former heroin addict and alcoholic - was very nervous about being introduced to the pop...

South African Actors Angry At Hudson As Winnie Mandela

Oscar winner JENNIFER HUDSON has come under attack from a South African actors' union after the American star was cast as the ex-wife of the country's former president NELSON MANDELA in a new biopic.The Dreamgirls...

First Movie Awards Up In The Air Named Best Film

Up in the Air was named best picture of the year Thursday by the National Board of Review, the group that traditionally launches the movie awards season. George Clooney was named best actor for his...

Freeman Was Well Prepared To Pay Mandela

MORGAN FREEMAN insists he's been preparing to portray former South African leader NELSON MANDELA on the big screen for years - after the great man himself told the actor he should be the one to...

Eastwood's Mandela Movie Faces Hudson Challenge

CLINT EASTWOOD's NELSON MANDELA movie is facing some serious competition - JENNIFER HUDSON has signed on to a rival project about the former South African president's wife.The veteran actor-turned-director recently wrapped filming on Invictus, which...

Theron Auctioned Mandela Meet 'Without Permission'

CHARLIZE THERON has come under fire for allegedly auctioning off a meeting with former South African president NELSON MANDELA without his authorisation.The Monster star attended the OneXOne benefit gala in San Francisco, California last week...

Damon In Awe During Mandela Visit

MATT DAMON is delighted NELSON MANDELA paid a visit to the set of his forthcoming movie - because seeing the former South African president meet his young daughters is a memory he will treasure forever.The...

Spielberg Presented With Liberty Medal

Movie director STEVEN SPIELBERG followed in the footsteps of U2 frontman BONO and NELSON MANDELA as he was awarded Pennsylvania's Liberty Medal on Thursday (08Oct09).Former U.S. President Bill Clinton presented the Oscar-winning filmmaker with the...

Michael Jackson: The World Says Goodbye

Michael Jackson's daughter joined his loved ones in paying tribute to the late star as the world bid its final farewell to the 'King of Pop'.Paris, 11, was surrounded by the singer's siblings on stage...

Michael Jackson Memorial Silence

Bemused fans spent several minutes sitting in silence at Michael Jackson's memorial service.The tribute appeared to have begun - shortly after the scheduled 10am start time - when music legend Smokey Robinson appeared on stage...

Jackson Memorial Silence

Bemused fans spent several minutes sitting in silence at Michael Jackson's memorial service.The tribute appeared to have begun - shortly after the scheduled 10am start time - when music legend Smokey Robinson appeared on stage...

Franklin & Latifah To Lead Mandela Day Celebrations In New York

ARETHA FRANKLIN, QUEEN LATIFAH and TLC will headline an upcoming tribute to human rights icon NELSON MANDELA in New York.The soul queen, rap royal and hip-hop duo will join Wyclef Jean, Cyndi Lauper, Baaba Maal...

Mandela Pays Tribute To Makeba

NELSON MANDELA is leading the tributes to South African singer MIRIAM MAKEBA, who died in Italy on Sunday...

Bono's Spiderman Musical 'To Be Broadway's Most Expensive Production'

The Spiderman musical is set to be the most expensive in Broadway's history, according to reports.U2 frontman BONO and his bandmate THE EDGE are both involved in writing the score for the production, which is...

By on 10 October 2008

Leopard Outfit Up For Grabs In Mel B Auction

Former Spice Girls singer Melanie Brown is auctioning off her entire wardrobe for charity, including her iconic leopard print outfit.The auction, for children's cancer charity Clic Sergeant, will also see a baby grand piano, a...

By on 26 September 2008

Ex-matron At Oprah School Pleads Not Guilty To Child Abuse

A former matron at Oprah Winfrey's school for underprivileged children in South Africa has pleaded not guilty to charges of child abuse.Virginia Mokgobo was arrested last year after allegations of assault, indecent assault and soliciting...

By on 29 July 2008

Freeman Intimidated By Mandela Role

MORGAN FREEMAN insists playing former South African leader NELSON MANDELA in upcoming film THE HUMAN FACTOR will be the most challenging role of his career. Freeman is currently trying to master Mandela's voice and heavy...

Mandela Gifted With Comic Biography

NELSON MANDELA has received another birthday gift since his history-making concert last month (Jun08) - a biographical comic book set to be published in his honour. The former South African president was feted for his...

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