17th December 2005

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Virgin Boss Plays Telephone Santa

Virgin Records founder RICHARD BRANSON is playing Santa this Christmas (05) by offering members of his Virgin Atlantic Flying Club the personal...

17th December 2005 1:28



Manilow Owes His Career Start To Playboy

BARRY MANILOW owes men's magazine Playboy for his big break in showbusiness because it was the publication's famous advice column that gave him the...

17th December 2005 1:28



Natasha's Pointless Piano Lessons

Actress NATASHA RICHARDSON took a crash piano playing course for her new film THE WHITE COUNTESS only to discover she was too nervous to play in...

17th December 2005 1:28



Scarlett + Jonathan Kiss + Tell About Ewan

MATCH POINT co-stars SCARLETT JOHANSSON and JONATHAN RHYS MEYERS found they had an odd thing in common on the set of the new WOODY ALLEN film -...

17th December 2005 1:28



Cruise Books Out Toy Store For Katie's Birthday

TOM CRUISE stunned fiancee KATIE HOLMES with an early birthday surprise on Thursday (15DEC05) when he closed down her favourite New York toy store so...

17th December 2005 1:28



Schwarzenegger: `Williams Had To Die'

Action man-turned-California Governor ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER insists he was right not to grant clemency to the late STANLEY WILLIAMS, who was executed...

17th December 2005 1:28



Bitter Baldwin Plans To Write A Book About His Custody Battles

Actor ALEC BALDWIN is planning to tackle California's "dysfunctional" custody laws in a new book after settling his latest court spat with ex-wife...

17th December 2005 1:28



John Spencer Dead At 58

Hollywood has been rocked by the news that beloved THE WEST WING star JOHN SPENCER has died in a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a shock heart...

17th December 2005 1:28



Fascinating Fact 682

Rocker TOM PETTY's satellite radio show, TOM PETTY'S BURIED TREASURE, has been picked up for a second season. The FREE FALLING singer's XM Satellite...

17th December 2005 1:28



Osbourne's Ex Pays Tribute To Lennon

US rocker BERT McCRACKEN marked the 25th anniversary of his hero JOHN LENNON's death earlier this month (08DEC05) by recording a new version of the...

17th December 2005 1:28



Korn Frontman Glad That Head Quit

KORN star JONATHAN DAVIS was secretly happy when bandmate BRIAN `HEAD' WELCH quit the group to dedicate his life to Christianity because he knew his...

17th December 2005 1:28



Death + Sickness Inspire My Chemical Romance Hits

Rockers MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE's songs are so dark and morbid because frontman and songwriter GERARD WAY is always surrounded by death and sickness. ...

17th December 2005 1:28



The Things They Say 879

"Last year I couldn't get a dress for the Emmys. I finally had to ask for one I had used on a photo shoot. This year I'm getting calls from people...

17th December 2005 1:28



The Things They Say 878

"You don't get the good roles when you're beautiful." DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star EVA LONGORIA.

17th December 2005 1:28



Maclaine Attacks Invasive Celebrity Media

Hollywood veteran SHIRLEY MACLAINE has jumped to the defence of co-stars CAMERON DIAZ and JENNIFER ANISTON in their war on the paparazzi, insisting...

17th December 2005 1:28



Jack Black Lives In Bilbo Baggins' Home

LORD OF THE RINGS fan JACK BLACK enjoyed the ultimate treat during a break from filming KING KONG - he got the chance to stay in BILBO BAGGINS'...

17th December 2005 1:28



Baldwin Builds A Home In New Orleans

Actor ALEC BALDWIN took a week out from his recent custody battle with ex-wife KIM BASINGER to learn how to build a house. The PEARL HARBOR star,...

17th December 2005 1:28



Triple H Upset With American Support For Troops

Wrestler TRIPLE H has returned from a trip to visit troops in Afghanistan with a stern Christmas message for Americans - "Don't forget the soldiers...

17th December 2005 1:28



Aniston Says No To Dating Older Men

JENNIFER ANISTON has ruled out ever dating an older man because she has done it once and admits she felt really awkward. Unlike her character in...

17th December 2005 1:28



Beckinsale Regrets Anorexia Revelations

KATE BECKINSALE insists too much has been made of her teenage anorexia because her eating disorder didn't last long. The British actress regrets...

17th December 2005 1:28



Spector Drops Lawsuit

Music producer PHIL SPECTOR has abandoned a lawsuit against his former attorney ROBERT SHAPIRO, who he claims cheated him. Spector claims he gave...

17th December 2005 13:43



De Niro Wants Short Films For Festival

ROBERT DE NIRO's Tribeca Film Festival has adopted a day-long Australian movie celebration where wannabe film-makers get the chance to air short...

17th December 2005 13:43



Eastwood + Tarantino Share The Screen For Boetticher Documentary

CLINT EASTWOOD and QUENTIN TARANTINO have joined forces to pay tribute to their silver screen hero BUDD BOETTICHER in a new US TV documentary about...

17th December 2005 13:43



Bollywood Star Bachchan Leaves Hospital

LATEST: Indian movie star AMITABH BACHCHAN has left hospital in Mumbai, after successfully undergoing abdominal surgery. The 63-year-old actor was...

17th December 2005 13:43



Freeman Slams Black History Month

Actor MORGAN FREEMAN has attacked the decision to dedicate a month to black history. The OSCAR winner claims Black History Month, held each...

17th December 2005 13:43



Sick Aniston Pulls Out Of Tv Show Appearance

JENNIFER ANISTON was forced to cancel her appearance on America's THE TONIGHT SHOW last night (16DEC05) after she was hit by a severe cold. The...

17th December 2005 13:43



Ivory: 'Stress Ulcers Killed Merchant'

Movie mogul JAMES IVORY partly blames the German investors in his new movie THE WHITE COUNTESS for the death of his longtime partner ISMAIL...

17th December 2005 13:43



Payne Cautioned For 'Air Rage'

LATEST: PASSENGER 57 actor BRUCE PAYNE has been cautioned by police following an alleged air rage incident on a flight from Los Angeles to London. ...

17th December 2005 13:43



Fascinating Fact 683

BARRY MANILOW staged his 100th show at the Las Vegas, Nevada, Hilton last night (16DEC05).

17th December 2005 13:43



Bangladesh Pop Idol Nears Thrilling Conclusion

A 20-year-old Bangladeshi man who sang for money on trains and lives in the slums of the capital Dhaka is poised to win the country's first version...

17th December 2005 13:43



Lee Roth Goes Bluegrass

Former VAN HALEN frontman DAVID LEE ROTH is revisiting his greatest hits on a new bluegrass tribute album. The rocker-turned-radio host has added...

17th December 2005 13:43



Guthrie Performs For New Orleans Musicians

Folk star ARLO GUTHRIE is performing two concerts in New Orleans to raise money for musicians left impoverished by Hurricane Katrina. The singer...

17th December 2005 13:43



Take That To Make New Album

British boyband TAKE THAT will record a new album after their spectacular comeback tour, the band's first LP of new material in 11 years. The band...

17th December 2005 13:43



Spanish Actress Threatens Beckham With Legal Action

A Spanish actress is threatening to sue VICTORIA BECKHAM after the former SPICE GIRL allegedly called her "a piece of s**t". The singer hit out...

17th December 2005 13:43



Sir Elton John's Cabaret Pre-wedding Bash

SIR ELTON JOHN will celebrate one of his last nights as a single man at an $18,000 (GBP10,000) party with a cabaret show starring all his celebrity...

17th December 2005 13:43



The Things They Say 880

"I'll never talk about that. All I'll say is crimes were committed and I was at the age when that was the only solution." KATE BECKINSALE fields...

17th December 2005 13:43



Johansson's Painful Sex Scene

SCARLETT JOHANSSON was left battered bruised and bleeding after a painful love scene with co-star JONATHAN RHYS-MEYERS on the set of WOODY ALLEN's...

17th December 2005 13:43


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