5th January 2009

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Ulrika Plays It Cool In Bb House

Ulrika Jonsson saw off some romantic feelers from US rapper Coolio with style in the Celebrity Big Brother house.The Shooting Stars celebrity has had...

5th January 2009 0:07

Tv Talent Show Scores U.k. Chart Double

British talent show THE X FACTOR is still on top of the U.K. charts - with the new number one and two spots taken by winners. Alexandra Burke's...

5th January 2009 1:37

Ac/dc Tops Among Canadian Autograph Hunters

AC DC have topped a new list of rocking autograph givers - because they're always happy to sign for fans. HoundsTV.com, has compiled a list of the...

5th January 2009 1:37

Bon Jovi Helps Clinton's Debt Woes

JON BON JOVI has stepped up to help relieve HILLARY CLINTON's post-presidential election campaign financial woes. The rocker will headline an...

5th January 2009 1:37

Girlfriend Blasts Britney's New Romance Rumours - With Her Man

Reports of a new BRITNEY SPEARS romance with an Indian choreographer have been dismissed - by the dancer's girlfriend. Spears reportedly spent...

5th January 2009 1:37

Bombs Wreck New Year's Eve Celebrations In Aspen

Bomb threats soured a series of planned New Year's Eve (31Dec08) celebrity parties in Aspen, Colorado. The New York Post reports four homemade...

5th January 2009 1:37

Travolta Spent A Magical Last Day With His Son

JOHN TRAVOLTA spent a magical day with his son JETT before the teenager died early on Friday morning (02Jan09), after suffering a seizure in the...

5th January 2009 1:37

Stars Reach Out To Travolta + Preston

OPRAH WINFREY, TOM CRUISE and TOM HANKS are among the stars who have sent condolence messages to JOHN TRAVOLTA and his wife KELLY PRESTON as they...

5th January 2009 1:37

Fascinating Fact 6587

ANTHONY MACKIE, who plays TUPAC SHAKUR in new NOTORIOUS B.I.G. biopic NOTORIOUS, also played the late rap star in acclaimed New York play UP AGAINST...

5th January 2009 1:37

Dylan's Son Sells Up

Fans of BOB DYLAN can now own a piece of family real estate - the icon's rocker son JAKOB DYLAN is selling his Los Angeles mansion. The Wallflowers...

5th January 2009 1:37

Tommy Lee's New Backstage Dress Rules

Rocker TOMMY LEE has a new rule backstage at MOTLEY CRUE shows - those entering his dressing room must remove an item of clothing. While his sober...

5th January 2009 1:37

Bassett Not Convinced Hit Love Tell-all Was A Good Idea

WHAT'S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT star ANGELA BASSETT fought the idea of exposing her marital magic moments with actor husband COURTNEY B. VANCE in a...

5th January 2009 1:37

Co-host Wants Jackman To Dance On Tv

AUSTRALIA star HUGH JACKMAN has been set a new TV challenge - as a contestant on hit U.S. talent show DANCING WITH THE STARS. Programme co-host...

5th January 2009 1:37

Dawson Worried New Film May Upset Mum

Actress ROSARIO DAWSON fears her mother will be upset by her new film role as a dying woman. The sexy star plays a character on the brink of death...

5th January 2009 1:37

The Things They Say 10657

"There's no such thing as fake t*ts. If you can touch them, they're real... I'm not picky, but I do enjoy very large nipples, I have to admit."...

5th January 2009 1:37

Playmate's Famous Pose Recreated As Collector's Figure

Playboy Playmate MONIQUE ST. PIERRE has been turned into a living doll, thanks to one of the men's magazine's most iconic cover shots. The sexy...

5th January 2009 1:37

Aniston's Dog Tale Still On Top

JENNIFER ANISTON and OWEN WILSON's pooch tale, MARLEY + ME, remains top dog at the U.S. box office after taking in over $100 million (GBP71.4...

5th January 2009 1:37

Miguel's Alleged Lovechild Pregnant With Manager's Baby?

Latino superstar LUIS MIGUEL's alleged lovechild is reportedly expecting a baby with the singer's longtime manager. News broke that Michelle Salas...

5th January 2009 7:11

Minogue's New Year Getaway With Male Model

Pop superstar KYLIE MINOGUE has put her single days behind her - she enjoyed a romantic New Year holiday with a new male model lover. The Aussie...

5th January 2009 7:11

Carey Lands $1 Million New Year Gig

MARIAH CAREY rang in the New Year with style - she reportedly scooped a whopping $1 million (GBP687,000) to perform just four songs at a private...

5th January 2009 7:11

Madonna Planning 'High-energy Routine' For Spears Tour

MADONNA and BRITNEY SPEARS are planning an explosive dance routine to ensure her forthcoming comeback world tour kicks off with a bang. The Queen of...

5th January 2009 7:11

Representative Denies Reid Has Checked Out Of Rehab

Actress TARA REID's representative has refuted reports the star checked out of a rehabilitation centre in California on Saturday (03Jan08). The...

5th January 2009 7:11

Batman Star Hingle Dies

BATMAN actor PAT HINGLE has died following a battle with leukaemia. He was 84. Hingle, who is most famous for his role as Commissioner Gordon in...

5th January 2009 7:11

Cruise Credits Scientology With Fixing His Dyslexia

TOM CRUISE has credited his Scientology faith with helping him overcome dyslexia - insisting he was illiterate until he followed the teachings of the...

5th January 2009 7:11

Fascinating Fact 6588

Rockers KINGS OF LEON's ONLY BY THE NIGHT has been named Australia's best-selling album of 2008.

5th January 2009 7:11

Rihanna Sparks Engagement Reports With Diamond

RIHANNA and CHRIS BROWN engagement rumours refuse to go away - after the pop beauty was snapped sporting a huge diamond ring on her wedding finger. ...

5th January 2009 7:11

Gibson Gives Good Advice On 'Love Circle' Hotline

TRANSFORMERS star TYRESE GIBSON is mentoring fans about life and love on a new telephone hotline. Fans who call U.S. number 818-287-8968 can...

5th January 2009 7:11

Madagascar Still A Roaring Success Around The Globe

Family movie MADAGASCAR: ESCAPE 2 AFRICA remains the world's most popular movie, raking in over $32 million (GBP22.85 million) from screenings in 60...

5th January 2009 7:11

La Roux Named Fifth In Bbc Sound Of 2009 List

Electropop pair La Roux have finished in fifth place in the BBC's Sound of 2009 shortlist.The prestigious list predicts the musicians likely to break...

5th January 2009 9:23

Travolta 'Thankful For Support' After Teenage Son's Death

John Travolta and wife Kelly Preston have thanked fans for their messages of condolence since the death of their teenage son Jett.The 16-year-old...

5th January 2009 9:34

Marley And Me Barks Away Box Office Competition

Canine comedy Marley and Me has the bite to match its bark having topped the US box office charts for a second week.The 20th Century Fox film -...

5th January 2009 10:27

Blu-ray Boom As The Dark Knight Boosts Dvd Sales

The DVD release of The Dark Knight helped sales of Blu-ray copies reach a record high in December, it has been reported.According to the British...

5th January 2009 12:04

Guns N' Roses Deny Two-year Tour Reports

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist RICHARD FORTUS has denied telling a U.S. newspaper the band is set to play a string of free concerts and embark on a mammoth...

5th January 2009 12:11

Rihanna Spends Christmas With Brown's Family

RIHANNA celebrated her first Christmas away from Barbados - spending the festive season at rumoured boyfriend CHRIS BROWN's family home. The...

5th January 2009 12:11

O'day Bares All For Playboy

Former DANITY KANE star AUBREY O'DAY has reportedly scooped a whopping $500,000 (GBP344,000) to pose naked for Playboy magazine. The singer bared...

5th January 2009 12:11

Man Sues Insane Clown Posse For Gig Injury

An INSANE CLOWN POSSE fan is taking legal action against the hip-hop duo after he was injured at one of their concerts. John Antonelli alleges he...

5th January 2009 12:11

Spooky Problems Delay Love's Record

COURTNEY LOVE has pushed back the release of her new album after ghostly goings-on in the studio delayed the recording. Nobody's Daughter, the...

5th January 2009 12:11

Fascinating Fact 6589

BRITNEY SPEARS' ex-husband KEVIN FEDERLINE is trying his hand at fashion - the father-of-four is designing a range of baby clothes for U.S. label...

5th January 2009 12:11

Cole's Struggle With Weight-gain After Girls Aloud Fame

GIRLS ALOUD star CHERYL COLE once stuck to a bland diet of chicken and carrots - because she was desperate to slim down after piling on the pounds...

5th January 2009 12:11

Rose Apologises For Butler Obituary Gaffe

Veteran U.S. broadcaster CHARLIE ROSE was forced to apologise to filmmaker GEORGE BUTLER - after he mistook the documentary maker for a late jazz...

5th January 2009 12:11

Star Trek's Barrett-roddenberry Laid To Rest

STAR TREK fans donned full costumes to bid a final farewell to actress MAJEL BARRETT-RODDENBERRY at her funeral on Sunday (04Jan09). ...

5th January 2009 12:11

Tennant Returns To The Stage

DOCTOR WHO star DAVID TENNANT made a triumphant return to the London stage for the final week of HAMLET performances after a back injury forced him...

5th January 2009 12:11

Oldman Weds Singer Girlfriend

Actor GARY OLDMAN has married for the fourth time in a secret ceremony in California. The Dark Knight star, whose second wife was actress Uma...

5th January 2009 12:11

Travolta 'Begged Son To Live'

JOHN TRAVOLTA and his wife KELLY PRESTON desperately begged their son JETT to stay alive as paramedics battled to save the teenager. The Pulp...

5th January 2009 12:11

The Things They Say 10659

"I've considered making it into a door knocker or a necklace, but neither one of those options was very practical." REESE WITHERSPOON contemplates...

5th January 2009 12:11

The Things They Say 10658

"For about 20 minutes I could probably do a coronary bypass operation. If you catch me at the right hour, then by all means have an aortic...

5th January 2009 12:11

Connery's Marriage Rows Lost In Translation

SIR SEAN CONNERY credits the success of his happy 32-year long marriage with his inability to speak the same language as his wife. The former James...

5th January 2009 12:11

Cox Fascinated By Ronson

COURTENEY COX found herself unable to take her eyes off DJ SAMANTHA RONSON during a recent visit to a Los Angeles bar - but can't explain her...

5th January 2009 12:11

Angus And Julia Stone Finish Second Album

Australian duo Angus & Julia Stone have revealed they have completed work on their second album.They revealed they have finished recording the...

5th January 2009 12:15

Saturdays Set Sights On America

THE SATURDAYS have revealed they intend to follow the SPICE GIRLS by cracking the lucrative American market.British girlbands have often looked to...

5th January 2009 12:26

Soap And Sport Stars In New Dancing On Ice Lineup

Actors Todd Carty and Roxanne Pallett are among the celebrities confirmed to take part in the new series of Dancing on Ice.The EastEnders and...

5th January 2009 13:31

Bbc To Replace 'Light-skinned' Children's Doll

A doll based on a character from the BBC's In the Night Garden show is to be replaced after viewers said its skin is too light.A new edition of the...

5th January 2009 14:48

50 Cent Knocks Millions Off Mansion Price Tag

Rap mogul 50 CENT is really feeling the effects of the global economic downturn - he's been forced to slash the price of his Connecticut mansion by...

5th January 2009 16:07

Cyrus' Support For Travolta + Preston

Country star BILLY RAY CYRUS has offered his condolences to JOHN TRAVOLTA and his wife KELLY PRESTON following the sudden death of their teenage...

5th January 2009 16:07

Romijn + O'connell Welcome Twin Girls

Hollywood couple REBECCA ROMIJN and JERRY O'CONNELL are celebrating after the UGLY BETTY star gave birth to twin girls on Monday (05Jan08) morning. ...

5th January 2009 16:07

The Things They Say 10660

"I don't know if I can have high expectations for 2009 because 2008 was so good. He's the best thing that ever happened to me. It was the greatest...

5th January 2009 16:07

Fleet Foxes Take Album Artwork Award

Folk rockers FLEET FOXES have beaten COLDPLAY and British rapper ROOTS MANUVA to win the Best Art Vinyl Award 2008 for the CD cover of their...

5th January 2009 16:07

Seattle Rapper Shot Dead

A rapper from Seattle, Washington has been gunned down after a disagreement at a concert turned deadly in the early hours of Sunday (04Jan09)...

5th January 2009 16:07

Madden Eyes Harlow's Dating Future

GOOD CHARLOTTE star BENJI MADDEN is a protective uncle - he is planning on keeping a shotgun to warn off any potential suitors of his young niece...

5th January 2009 16:07

Rapper Jones To Talk To Cops About Ne-yo 'Fight'

Rapper JIM JONES is to be quizzed by New York police on Monday (05Jan09) morning over an alleged brawl with members of singer NE-YO's entourage on...

5th January 2009 16:07

Reid Ready For 'New Beginning' In 2009

Actress TARA REID is ready to make a fresh start when she ends her stint in rehab, according to a family friend. The American Pie star entered the...

5th January 2009 16:07

Whitaker To Join Stallone's The Expendables?

Actor-turned-director SYLVESTER STALLONE is adding another Hollywood name to the star-studded line-up for his new movie THE EXPENDABLES - FOREST...

5th January 2009 16:07

Hilton Slams Press Lies

PARIS HILTON has blasted the press for fabricating stories about her life, insisting 95 per cent of such articles are "BS". The Simple Life star...

5th January 2009 16:07

The Things They Say 10664

"I would like to move (to London) one day and raise my kids in the U.K. so that they have British accents and manners." PARIS HILTON wouldn't rule...

5th January 2009 16:07

The Things They Say 10663

"I'm not a funny man. That's not who I am." JAMES BOND actor DANIEL CRAIG will never contemplate starring in a comedy.

5th January 2009 16:07

The Things They Say 10662

"My advice to anyone is to not get married in Vegas. Do not get married at the drive-thru in Vegas, especially. Take your time - enjoy it!" Actress...

5th January 2009 16:07

The Things They Say 10661

"I never want to be photographed unless I'm at a premiere. It's terrible - you come off a plane, and there are stalkers outside with cameras! You...

5th January 2009 16:07

Tv Producer Wetherell Dies

Reality show producer KATHY WETHERELL will be remembered in a memorial service on Monday (05Jan09) after she was killed in a car accident in Arizona...

5th January 2009 16:07

Andrew Sachs To Join Coronation Street Cast

Former Fawlty Towers actor Andrew Sachs is to appear in Coronation Street, it has been announced.The 78-year-old will join the cast of the...

5th January 2009 16:25

Blu-ray Boom As The Dark Knight Boosts Format Sales

The Blu-ray release of The Dark Knight helped sales of the format reach a record high in December, it has been reported. According to the British...

5th January 2009 16:57

Will Hdtv Lift Seinfeld 'S Ratings?

Hoping to lift its ratings after 13 years in syndication, Sony Pictures Television is planning to distribute Seinfeld in HDTV beginning Jan. 26,...

5th January 2009 18:47

Who Says People Won't Watch Tv On Saturdays?

The upset victory of the San Diego Chargers over the Indianapolis Colts in overtime drew 23.84 million viewers on Saturday -- a night that most...

5th January 2009 18:47

Sag Leader Claims Amptp Wants "No Residuals, No Minimums"

Ignoring dissent within the rank and file of his own union, Screen Actors Guild National Executive Director Doug Allen has sent a second "Know the...

5th January 2009 18:47

Cbs Buys First Front-page Ad On New York Times

An advertisement for CBS has become the first display ad ever to appear on the front page of the New York Times . In its own article about the...

5th January 2009 18:47

Editor & Publisher Claims Media Show Pro-israel Bias

The trade publication Editor & Publisher has editorially chastised the U.S. news media for providing "largely one-sided coverage" of the conflict in...

5th January 2009 18:58

Box-office Registers Ring In The Year

The box office celebrated the New Year with a bang, with four films producing outstanding business and exceeding the predictions not only of analysts...

5th January 2009 18:58

For Studios, It Was A Very Good Year

Hollywood closed out the year virtually tied with its results for last year. Total box-office revenue came to $9.63 billion versus $9.68 billion in...

5th January 2009 18:58

Animated Documentary Wins Critics' Top Award

In probably the most surprising decision of the awards season, the animated documentary Waltz With Bashir from Sony Classics has received the top...

5th January 2009 18:58

Fiasco 'Not Part Of Japanese Cartoon'

New post-punk band JAPANESE CARTOON have dismissed rumours LUPE FIASCO is part of the group, after fans became convinced vocals on two new tracks...

5th January 2009 19:07

Spears' Webpage Targetted In Internet Hoax

BRITNEY SPEARS has fallen victim to rude internet pranksters after one of her social networking pages was hacked into on Monday (05Jan09) morning. ...

5th January 2009 19:07

Aguilera To Design Clothes Range?

CHRISTINA AGUILERA is set to design a line of clothes for a top British fashion store, according to reports. The Keeps Getting' Better hitmaker is...

5th January 2009 19:07

Hilton Makes Friends With Lohan

PARIS HILTON has patched up her friendship with former pal LINDSAY LOHAN - and has vowed never to fight with anyone again. Hilton and Lohan have...

5th January 2009 19:07

Johansson Stood Up Bowie For Allen

SCARLETT JOHANSSON missed out on meeting DAVID BOWIE when he headed into the studio to record backing vocals for her debut album - because she was...

5th January 2009 19:07

The Things They Say 10665

"I'm not sure about the way he dresses. The trouser waistbands may have gone down, but what is it about those nightie shirts he wears? It's like I...

5th January 2009 19:07

Fascinating Fact 6590

Legendary 1980s British pop favourites MADNESS will re-release their entire back catalogue - complete with rare and unheard songs - to celebrate the...

5th January 2009 19:07

Dream Theater Drummer Loses Father To Cancer

DREAM THEATER rocker MIKE PORTNOY is mourning the death of his father after he lost his battle with cancer last weekend. Howard Portnoy passed away...

5th January 2009 19:07

Motown Stalwart Ward Died On Christmas Day

R+B star ROBERT WARD died on Christmas Day (25Dec08), according to his wife. Ward, a staple session man at Motown, was 70. The vocalist/guitarist...

5th January 2009 19:07

The Things They Say 10667

"I shop a lot and I think that burns a lot of calories." PARIS HILTON has a novel way of staying trim.

5th January 2009 19:07

Fascinating Fact 6591

FAWLTY TOWERS actor ANDREW SACHS is to join the cast of long-running British TV soap CORONATION STREET later this year (09).

5th January 2009 19:07

The Things They Say 10666

"It's lovely to be nominated, but it's absolutely exhausting. It's like vying for a political position." SCARLETT JOHANSSON on award ceremonies.

5th January 2009 19:07

Pattinson's Music Ambitions

TWILIGHT star ROBERT PATTINSON isn't worried if offers of acting jobs dry up - he'd happily turn his hand to a career in music. The actor trained at...

5th January 2009 19:07

Jackman Works Hard For Body

HUGH JACKMAN keeps to a strict diet of protein and vegetables and exercises six times a week in a bid to maintain his muscular physique. The...

5th January 2009 19:07

Gomorrah Actor Arrested For Real-life Mafia Links

Italian actor GIOVANNI VENOSA, the star of new mafia movie GOMORRAH, has been arrested on suspicion of taking part in real-life mob activities. ...

5th January 2009 19:07

Super-sized 3-D Commercial For Super Bowl

DreamWorks Animation is planning to distribute 150 million 3-D glasses so that Super Bowl viewers will be able to watch a three-minute clip of...

5th January 2009 19:08

Latoya: Jackson Five To Reunite

LaToya Jackson has told fellow housemates in the Celebrity Big Brother house that the Jackson Five are planning on reuniting.Rapper Coolio asked...

5th January 2009 22:04

Free Beatles Podcasts Go Online

A large portion of the BEATLES' back catalogue is to made available for downloading for the first time, thanks to a collection of Norwegian...

5th January 2009 22:11

Ulrich Offers His Services To Deep Purple

Rocker LARS ULRICH is looking to take a break from METALLICA to tour with members of supergroup DEEP PURPLE. Ulrich has offered to join David...

5th January 2009 22:11

Diddy's Fragrance Ad Is Bond 'Audition Tape'

Rap mogul SEAN COMBS is so keen to be the next JAMES BOND his new fragrance commercial is his "audition tape". Diddy shot the ad for the I Am King...

5th January 2009 22:11

Bates: 'I Should Have Made Cancer Battle Public'

Oscar winner KATHY BATES regrets not going public with her ovarian cancer battle - because she could have helped others at the time. The Misery star...

5th January 2009 22:11

Indiana Jones Named 2008'S Top Movie

INDIANA JONES + THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL was the world's biggest hit outside America in 2008. The sequel raked in $469.5 million (GBP335.4...

5th January 2009 22:11

Button, Batman, Frost/nixon + Milk Get Pga Nods

THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON, THE DARK KNIGHT and FROST/NIXON will be among the films competing for the top prize at the Producers Guild of...

5th January 2009 22:11

Allen To Be A Dad Again

THE SANTA CLAUSE star TIM ALLEN is to become a dad at 55. The actor's wife of over two years, actress Jane Hajduk, is pregnant with the couple's...

5th January 2009 22:11

Arquette Files For Divorce

PATRICIA ARQUETTE has filed for divorce, putting an end to her two-year marriage to THE PUNISHER star THOMAS JANE. The actress cites "irreconcilable...

5th January 2009 22:11

Fascinating Fact 6592

Welsh singer DUFFY's hit track MERCY was the most-played song in U.K. pubs last year (08), according to a Performing Rights Society poll.

5th January 2009 22:11

The Things They Say 10668

"I've been having this problem with apple pie and cheeseburgers... It's like an intense craving that I get, like, at around one o'clock in the...

5th January 2009 22:11

Kraftwerk + Radiohead Hit The Road

Electronic pop pioneers KRAFTWERK will support RADIOHEAD on the British group's upcoming South American tour. Ralf Hutter, the founding member of...

5th January 2009 22:11

Rap Stars To Market Liquor Range

Rappers 50 CENT and BUSTA RHYMES are to front a new range of liquors after bosses at their management company, Violator, struck a deal with...

5th January 2009 22:11

The Things They Say 10670

"There's just no touching her, so the fact that anybody could ever think that we deserve to be recognised in the same year is a dream come true."...

5th January 2009 22:11

The Things They Say 10669

"I always had a boyfriend. This is the first time I've been single since I was 16!" KATE HUDSON.

5th January 2009 22:11

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