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Axl Rose Teams Up With Bugs Bunny For New Track

Guns N’ Roses singer Axl Rose surprised his fans by debuting his first new music in over a decade in a truly unique way – on a Looney Tunes cartoon.The track, called ‘Rock The Rock’ and which was co-written on...

By Ed Biggs on 07 January 2019

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Former S.A. President Jacob Zuma Plans Controversial Music Album

Former South African president Jacob Zuma, a frequently controversial figure during his political career, has triggered a new row – after signing a record deal to release a music album.It started when the eThekwini district – an area which incorporates...

By Ed Biggs on 03 January 2019

Macaulay Culkin To Change His Middle Name To 'Macaulay Culkin'

In one of the most hilariously bizarre news stories of the year – just sneaking in under the bar before 2018 ends! – actor Macaulay Culkin has vowed to change his middle name following an online poll. To ‘Macaulay Culkin’.Yes, that’s...

By Ed Biggs on 29 December 2018

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Warrant For David Schwimmer Lookalike Charged With Theft After Court Absence

One of the most brilliantly bizarre viral news stories of 2018 has made a re-emergence, with news that the ‘Ross from Friends’ look-alike charged with theft has had a warrant issued for his arrest after he failed to attend court.So,...

By Ed Biggs on 19 December 2018

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Danny Dyer Is Furious With British Politicians

While Westminster backstabbing seems to be continuing behind closed doors, Danny Dyer refuses to be quiet about what he thinks of the state of current British politics. The East End actor had launched a tirade against MPs and Brexit with...

By Charlotte Court on 19 November 2018

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Hilarious Attempted Idris Elba Doll Goes Viral

Idris Elba may officially be the Sexiest Man Alive, according to People magazine, but apparently that doesn’t mean he’s due the respect of having a doll-maker pay the faintest attention to what he actually looks like, after a ridiculous attempted...

By Ed Biggs on 15 November 2018

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Niall Horan And Leeds United In Amusing Twitter Feud

One of the more bizarre Twitter beefs has erupted overnight as Niall Horan, one of the former stars of One Direction, has gotten involved in a social media spat with Leeds United Football Club.It all began with Wednesday night’s set...

By Ed Biggs on 25 October 2018

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David Schwimmer Lookalike Wanted For Theft Questioning In Blackpool

Police in Blackpool have been deluged with snarky social media comments after they put out an appeal for an alleged thief who resembled ‘Friends’ star David Schwimmer.Authorities posted a picture on Facebook of a suspect they wanted information on, showing...

By Ed Biggs on 24 October 2018

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Bizarre Fake Interview By EgyptAir With Drew Barrymore Goes Viral

A bizarre and almost certainly fake interview with Drew Barrymore conducted airline EgyptAir has gone viral, after being spotted by an eagle-eyed journalist.The extremely strange piece – the veracity of which has already been denied by Barrymore’s publicists – was...

By Ed Biggs on 04 October 2018

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Beyonce's Former Drummer Accuses Her Of "Extreme Witchcraft"

In one of the week’s more bizarre news stories, pop megastar Beyonce is the subject a lawsuit from her former drummer, who has filed for a civil restraining order against the singer accusing her of witchcraft.Okayyy...According to court documents obtained...

By Ed Biggs on 21 September 2018

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Why Might Gwen Stefani Be Responsible For Donald Trump's Presidency?

Solo pop star; lead singer of No Doubt; mother of three and in a happy relationship with country music artist Blake Shelton – Gwen Stefani is totally, unimpeachably harmless, right?Maybe not – for, according to one person, Stefani is the...

By Ed Biggs on 06 September 2018

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DJ Khaled Reveals His Own Line Of Furniture

Not satisfying with being a platinum-selling megastar, music producer and record label executive, DJ Khaled has moved into the world of home design, unveiling his personal line of deluxe furniture – and it’s just as OTT as you’d expect!Following a...

By Ed Biggs on 31 August 2018

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Dennis Rodman Wants To Invite Kanye West To North Korea To Meet Kim Jong-Un

Dennis Rodman has said that he’d like to invite Kanye West to North Korea to meet leader Kim Jong-un and to write an album about it.As of the end of June, 57 year old Rodman has made no fewer than...

By Ed Biggs on 19 July 2018

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'Breaking Bad' Star Dean Norris Makes Hilarious Social Media Gaffe

It’s the social media equivalent of those nightmares where you’re at school, on stage, and you realise you’ve got no clothes on – tweeting out something embarrassing you might have been searching the internet for.Well, that’s exactly what happened to...

By Ed Biggs on 23 May 2018

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Sinitta Attacked In The Street By Man Who Ripped Off Her Weave

American-British pop star Sinitta was left shocked after a man ripped her weave off her head as she arrived at a nightclub in London last night.The 54 year old was assaulted by an unknown man on Thursday night (May 17th)...

By Ed Biggs on 18 May 2018

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Dr. Dre Loses Trademark Lawsuit Against Gynaecologist With Similar Name

He may be one of the wealthiest hip-hop stars in the world, but Dr. Dre has lost a court case regarding a trademark dispute with a gynaecologist who has a similar name.The case was lodged first back in 2015, when...

By Ed Biggs on 10 May 2018

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Mary Berry Reveals She Was Arrested 25 Years Ago

When one thinks of Mary Berry, one might think comforting familiarity and domestic wizardry, but rarely would anyone think of law-breaker. However, that’s exactly what she was suspected of when she got arrested going to America 25 years ago…The 83 year...

By Ed Biggs on 20 April 2018

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Radio Presenter Iain Lee Falls Down A Well On His Way To Work. Yes, Really.

Radio presenter Iain Lee endured a more stressful commute than normal, after having to be rescued by firefighters after he fell down a well on his way to work.The 44 year old English broadcaster, who also starred in ‘I’m A...

By Ed Biggs on 30 March 2018

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Kim Wilde Reveals UFO Encounter Inspired Her New Album

Eighties pop icon Kim Wilde has revealed the bizarre reason behind her recent musical comeback, saying that it was an alien encounter in her back garden that inspired her to make her new album.Appearing in front of what was, to...

By Ed Biggs on 12 March 2018

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Krysten Ritter: The World's Coolest Knitter

As if you needed another reason to love Krysten Ritter, not only is she super-inspiring for her superhero role in Marvel's 'Jessica Jones' series, but now she's making it big on the knitwear scene. Grandma's favourite pastime has literally never...

By Holly Mosley on 08 March 2018

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Cheryl Has Had So Many Names Even Prince Charles Is Confused

Cheryl Tweedy has had many monikers since she burst onto the public scene as one fifth of manufactured girl group, Girls Aloud, and it seems some people are struggling to keep up - including His Royal Highness, Prince Charles. The royal...

By Charlotte Court on 07 March 2018

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Big Names In Big Business: Australia's Most Successful Celebrity Entrepreneurs

Australia is home to a glittering list of celebrities that have made their millions in Hollywood or in professional sport. You'd think that would be enough for some people but the lure of turning big money into even bigger money...

Posted 06 March 2018

Twilight's Bella And Daughter Renesmee Reunite IRL After 7 Years

Kristen Stewart, who played the lead role in the film-Bella, and Mackenzie Foy, who was Bella's daughter with Edward Cullen-Renesmee, were reunited for the first time after seven years, and the adorable little girl we all fell in love with...

Posted 05 March 2018

Kanye West's Christmas Present For Kim Has Made Her £23k

Kanye West isn’t just a good rapper, it seems he’s got some skills in investment too after purchasing some shares for his wife’s Christmas present which have already earned an impressive £23,000 in just two months.Kanye West has made his...

By Charlotte Court on 20 February 2018

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Kanye West Popped Up On Instagram, Posted Pictures Of Couples And Left Again

Notoriously unpredictable rapper Kanye West has dashed fans hopes of a permanent return to social media posting site Instagram after deleting his account - just hours after undergoing a Valentine’s Day posting spree.Kanye West teased fans with a brief Instagram...

By Charlotte Court on 16 February 2018

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Tom Hardy's Secret '90s Rap Mixtape Emerges Online

Tom Hardy’s fans have reacted with pleasant surprise after a long-lost ‘rap mixtape’ of music the actor made in the late 1990s re-surfaced online this week.The 18 tracks on the recording were made in demo form in 1999, but have...

By Ed Biggs on 19 January 2018

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"Rogue Employee" At Twitter Deletes Donald Trump's Account

The internet has saluted an employee at Twitter who used his last day with the company to temporarily shut down president Donald Trump’s account.The controversial POTUS’ Twitter account, @realDonaldTrump, was deactivated by what the social media company called a “rogue...

By Ed Biggs on 03 November 2017

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Asda Bans Sale Of Kiwi Fruit To Under-25s Ahead Of Harry Styles Gig

An Asda store in Manchester announced that it temporarily banned the sale of kiwi fruits to anybody under the age of 25, in a bizarre move motivated by Harry Styles.The odd crackdown on the fruit came after the former One...

By Ed Biggs on 02 November 2017

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Harvey Weinstein Effigy To Be Burned For Kent Bonfire Night Celebrations

A huge effigy of the disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein is to be burned at a Bonfire Night celebration in Kent this coming weekend.The Edenbridge Bonfire Society, which grabs headlines every year for its choice of effigies reflecting disgraced celebs,...

By Ed Biggs on 01 November 2017

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Robert Pattinson Was Asked To 'Pleasure A Dog' For New Film 'Good Time'

Robert Pattinson has sensationally claimed that he was asked to pleasure a dog for his latest, X-rated film Good Time – a request that he refused.The former Twilight star features in the new heist thriller Good Time, playing a New...

By Ed Biggs on 04 August 2017

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Alice Cooper Owned A Priceless Andy Warhol Print And Didn't Even Realise It

Can you imagine being so rich that you didn't realise you owned a priceless painting by one of the most renowned pop-artists in the world? Well, that's exactly what happened to shock rocker Alice Cooper when he decided to open...

By Holly Williams on 26 July 2017

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Salvador Dali To Be Disinterred Over Alleged Daughter's Lawsuit

The body of legendary artist Salvador Dali is being forced to be exhumed by court order after a woman claiming to be his biological daughter takes action against the country of Spain over the charge of his estate. The decision...

By Holly Williams on 27 June 2017

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Donald Trump Invents Bizarre New Word - "Covfefe"

Donald Trump has left the internet baffled by seemingly inventing a new word that has taken the world by storm – ‘covfefe’.That’s right. Trump sent out the mysterious tweet shortly after midnight on Wednesday (May 31st), writing the bizarre word...

By Ed Biggs on 31 May 2017

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Rufus Hound Criticised For Spreading Manchester Attack Conspiracy Theory

British comedian Rufus Hound has come in for round criticism after sharing an idiotic conspiracy theory surrounding the events of the terrorist atrocity in Manchester this week.The 38 year old stand-up comic, presenter and actor, real name Robert Simpson, quote-tweeted...

By Ed Biggs on 25 May 2017

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Iain Duncan Smith Raps Eminem Lyrics To Mock Diane Abbott

In one of the most unlikely political put-downs of this – or any – general election, former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith has borrowed some lyrics from the rapper Eminem in order to mock Labour’s Diane Abbott on television.Duncan Smith,...

By Ed Biggs on 08 May 2017

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Australian MP Chokes On Sushi And Knocks Himself Out While Laughing At 'Veep'

American political satirical comedy ‘Veep’ gave new meaning to the phrase “had me in stitches” when an Australian MP laughed so hard watching the show that he choked on his food and knocked himself out against a kitchen top.Federal Labor...

By Ed Biggs on 04 May 2017

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Internet Puzzled By Rihanna's Images Of Queen Elizabeth II Photoshopped Onto Her Body

Rihanna’s latest photoshop project on social media has got the internet in a bit of flap over a number of mysterious new images of the Queen of England’s head superimposed onto her body, with some people accusing her of being...

By Ed Biggs on 24 April 2017

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Steve Irwin's Son And Doppelganger Returns To Jimmy Fallon With Some Adorable Baby Bears

Steve Irwin's teenage son Robert Irwin has returned to 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' and we just can't get enough of him. He brings with him a host of interesting and adorable creatures for the talk show host to...

By Holly Williams on 21 April 2017

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New Species Of Shrimp Named After Pink Floyd

A newly discovered species of shrimp has been named after rock legends Pink Floyd thanks to a deal struck between scientists who are also prog-rock fans.The ‘synalpheus pinkfloydi’ has a rather unusual but appropriate defence mechanism for its new name...

By Ed Biggs on 12 April 2017

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Gwyneth Paltrow's Lifestyle Newsletter Goop Publishes Entire Article About Taboo Sexual Act

Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle website Goop has, for a long time now, been one of the most mocked and inherently ridiculous things done in the name of celebrity.Now, she’s raised eyebrows among even the most dedicated fans of her blog by...

By Ed Biggs on 24 March 2017

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Ricky Tomlinson Claims The Late Richard Whiteley Was An MI5 Spy

‘The Royle Family’ actor Ricky Tomlinson has sensationally claimed that the late ‘Countdown’ presenter Richard Whiteley was once an undercover government spy who helped send him to prison for two years back in the 1970s.Before he found fame with televisual...

By Ed Biggs on 02 March 2017

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Sir Patrick Stewart Believed He Was Circumcised For Most Of His Life - Until Wife Informed Him Otherwise

File this one under bizarre: Sir Patrick Stewart has revealed that he used to believe that he was circumcised for the vast majority of his life – until his wife told him he actually wasn’t!The 76 year old screen and...

By Ed Biggs on 24 February 2017

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Friday The 13th: The Best Twitter Tributes

It's Friday the 13th! The most superstitious date of the year that usually occurs at least twice. Plenty of people have been Tweeting about this date, from hilarious memes and memorable gifs to multiple references to Jason Voorhees and the...

By Holly Williams on 13 January 2017

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Kylie Jenner Channels Xtina In 'Dirrty' Halloween Costume

Kylie Jenner's Halloween costume is definitely one of our favourites this year. She went all out as Christina Aguilera in the 2002 video 'Dirrty' for a party that took place in LA this weekend. Sure it wasn't scary, but it...

By Holly Williams on 31 October 2016

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Dubious 'Selfie' Means Tupac Shakur Is Still Alive, According To Some Fans

The late hip-hop icon Tupac Shakur is actually alive and well… if a new fan theory that has swooped upon a dubious ‘selfie’ circulating the internet is to be believed, that is.The image comes from a YouTube video dating from...

By Ed Biggs on 28 August 2016

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A Man Was 'Catfished' Into Thinking He'd Been Dating Katy Perry For Six Years

Pop star Katy Perry has had her fair share of high profile relationships, from her marriage to Russell Brand, to her recent romance with Orlando Bloom. But for six years Spencer Morrill believed he was Perry’s secret love after he...

By Stephanie Chase on 21 August 2016

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JK Rowling Wades Into Row Over Magic Shop Owner Banning Harry Potter Fans From Buying Wands

JK Rowling has leapt to the defence of Harry Potter fans who claim they’ve been banned from a wand shop in Huddersfield because they are not real wizards.Early last week, a story broke in The Independent in which Richard Carter, the...

By Ed Biggs on 15 August 2016

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JK Rowling Smoothly Retaliates To Misguided 'Female Orgasm' Article

Occasionally, we'll be browsing the web and come across something so perpetually ridiculous that it beggars belief. That's just happened to us recently, and in the world of science no less. A new study on the female orgasm has arisen...

By Holly Williams on 04 August 2016

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British Politician Nick Clegg In Embarrassing Carly Rae Jepsen Video Parody

Former Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg spent close to £8,000 on a parody version of Carly Rae Jepsen’ music video for ‘I Really Like You’ in the run-up to last year’s general election, it has been revealed.The ex-deputy Prime Minister...

By Ed Biggs on 21 July 2016

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Banksy Gifts Primary School With A Mural Of Their Own

The only time you'll ever want your property to be defaced by a graffiti artist is if its by Banksy. Then suddenly you've got a valuable piece of art right on your doorstep. The pupils and teachers of one British...

By Holly Williams on 06 June 2016

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