September 4th, 2007

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Doctor Who & Torchwood win awards, Tennant turns on lights

Doctor Who bagged two gongs for the second consecutive year, including Best Loved Drama while Best Actor was won by David Tennant at the TVQuick and TVChoice Awards. Torchwood (BBC3/2) won for Best New Drama.

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Doctor Who triumphs at the World Science Fiction Convention.

Doctor Who has scooped its second consecutive Hugo Award - widely considered to be the Oscars of the Science Fiction world - at the 65th World Science Fiction Convention held in Yokohama, Japan over the weekend.

In the presentation on Saturday 1 September, The Girl in the Fireplace, an episode from series two written by Steven Moffat and directed by Euros Lyn, was named Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form.

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Tennant turns on lights (not to mention fans everywhere!)

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Doctor Who star David Tennant has flicked the switch to light up the world famous Blackpool Illuminations.

About 18,000 people crowded around the seaside resort's Promenade, close to the Blackpool Tower to see Tennant hit the button.

As he turned on the lights, he joked: "Red Rum once did this with his hoof. I'm delighted to be following in the hoof-steps of Red Rum. It's a little bit overwhelming to be honest."

The actor, complete with Daleks and Tardis, confessed he had never previously visited the illuminations before launching into a countdown and switching the lights on.

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Pete Doherty to Face Prison?



(sorry if this isn't relevant, i just thought i'd show pete when he was innocent and clean)

"Pete Doherty is finally set to learn his fate tomorrow (September 4) after pleading guilty to drug charges in the summer.

The Babyshambles frontman has had a turbulent few months which has already seen him make several appearances at West London Magistrate's Court, where judges will decide his future tomorrow.

Firstly, the singer pleaded guilty to possessing Class A drugs after being stopped by police in Kensington High Street back on May 5.

Having admitted the charges, on that occasion (August 7) the judge decided to postpone his sentencing for a month.

Doherty was told he would be given a community or prison sentence, which would depend on his behaviour over August, and he was advised he would be sentenced on September 4.

Unfortunately for Doherty he was forced to make an unexpected return to the Hammersmith court on August 27.

Following Babyshambles' set at V Festival in Chelmsford, the singer was arrested again and police brought the singer to West London Magistrates Court, charging him with breaking his bail conditions.

However Doherty was lucky as the officers failed to delivery him to the magistrates within 24 hours of his arrest he was freed on a technicality.

A seperate drugs arrest arising from that occasion will not be dealt with until October 31, when Doherty must reappear at Bethnal Green police station.

So tomorrow he finally learns his fate for his arrest in May - prison or the community service. "

and Part Two

" Pete Doherty avoids jail by heading to rehab
Babyshambles singer's sentencing postponed again

Pete Doherty's sentencing for possessing class A drugs has been postponed from today (September 4).

The Babyshambles frontman was due at West London Magistrate's Court this morning, but has had his hearing delayed until October 2.

According to his lawyer Sean Curran, the singer has voluntarily gone into rehab and is "trying his best" to quit drugs.

"I think he's quite serious. He's asked to go in and he's still there so he's trying," Curran told The Mirror.

Doherty was due to be sentenced on the charges which date back from May, but the hearing has been delayed by judges twice already.

Meanwhile Doherty is finally set to make his musical return next week, as Babyshambles will give away a free seven-inch single featuring an acoustic version of new song 'Delivery' with next week's issue of NME. "

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Bill Murray Explains Golf Cart Incident

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Bill Murray says he was just dropping people after a party when he was stopped in downtown Stockholm driving a golf cart.

The police "asked me to come over and they assumed that I was drunk and I explained to them that I was a golfer," Murray told reporters Monday at the Venice Film Festival, where he appeared before the premiere of his new film "The Darjeeling Limited," which also stars Adrien Brody, Jason Schwartzman and Owen Wilson.

The star of 1980's "Caddyshack" said he was in Stockholm last month to play in a pro-am golf tournament, and hitched a ride to a post-event party in a golf cart. When no one wanted to drive home, he volunteered.

"I ended up stopping and dropping people off on the way like a bus. I had about six people in the thing and I dropped them off one at a time.

He said police called him over as he was dropping the last couple off at a 7-Eleven, adding "I didn't know they had 7-Elevens in Stockholm."


Swedish police took a blood test after the actor refused a breath test. He could face drunken driving charges.

It's not illegal to drive a golf cart through downtown Stockholm, just unsual.

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Sanjaya's Home Up For Sale

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Sanjaya is going Hollywood – which means a "For Sale" sign on his family's suburban Seattle home.

Sixth-season American Idol star Sanjaya Malakar, 17, who made as much noise with his hair styles and he did with his vocal pipes, is leaving the five-bedroom, one-bathroom split-level that he grew up in with his singing sister Shyamali and his parents, Vasudeva and Jillian, who are asking $360,000 for the residence, reports the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

And, it seems, Sanjaya is a selling point. Dennis Fletcher, the realtor brokering the deal, is making no secret of the property's resident star.

"I've probably spent, so far, about $2,500, $2,600," the real-estate agent tells the paper of his marketing campaign that includes Sanjaya's autographed picture on the house flier and a Sanjaya song clip on its Web site listing.

"It's marketing for me, too," adds Fletcher, who also extols the virtues of the home's hardwood floors and plumbing. "I'm just trying to get attention to the house."

The house, built in 1963, officially goes on sale Tuesday.

Sanjaya and other season-six Idol finalists, meanwhile, are currently in the midst of a 56-date concert tour. He and his sister are also said to be at work on an album.

Sources: Seattle Post Intelligencer, People

Also, click here for a link to the realtor's web site. He is supposed to be putting up pictures.

Small Interview

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Zac Efron and Hairspray co-star Nikki Blonsky were recently interviewed by PopEntertainment. Here are some highlights:

What was your high school experience like? Was it comfortable because high school can be really weird?

Zac Efron: Mine was relatively average, because I was a good student. I tried to get really good grades, and I did. I left my high school my junior year, with like a 4.3. I was a great student. I was so focused on academics that I really didn’t have time to worry about the pressures of high school. It really was not a tough time for me.

Where did you study dance?

Nikki Blonsky: Nowhere. I learned I was not a dancer before Hairspray. So all the dancing you see in the movie, I just shook what my mama gave me.
Zac Efron: My mama didn’t give me anything, so I just shook what I had.

Zac, I’m interviewing Vanessa [Anne Hudgens] next week. What do you find interesting about her as an actress and person?

Zac Efron: I love watching High School Musical 1. I didn’t go to see the live show of High School Musical, but I watched the concert DVD. The first time I saw the movie; it jumped out to me how much Vanessa could really light up the screen. She is a brilliant performer. She’s such a kind, caring individual and that just really shows through the character she plays, like Tracy. I like working with girls with charisma and I think Vanessa really has that. Vanessa is incredible, she really stands above the rest of the competition and I admire her for that.



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Whoopi Goldberg Defends Vick

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Just 15 minutes into the show she brought up Vick's conviction on dogfighting charges.

"You know from his background this is not an unusual thing for where he comes from," said Goldberg.

"There are certain things that are indicative to certain parts of our country."

Co-host Joy Behar seemed shocked at Goldberg's statements.

"How about dog torture and dog murdering," Behar asked.

"Unfortunately it's part of the thing," Goldberg replied.

"You're a dog lover. For a lot of people dogs are sport," she added.

Behar continued to shake her head in disgust.

Goldberg said it seemed to her that it took a while for Vick to realize that the charges against him were serious.

"It seemed like a light went off in his head when he realized that this was something the entire country really didn't appreciated, didn't like," Goldberg said, referring to Vick's guilty plea.

She said if the case had involved somebody from New York City her feelings would have been different.

Goldberg pointed out that Vick was raised in the South.

"This is part of his cultural upbringing," said Goldberg.

Co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck said she was encouraged by the NFL suspending Vick indefinitely.

But Goldberg continued to defend Vick saying "This is a kid who comes from a culture when this is not questioned."

It was Goldberg's first day moderating the talk show. She took over from Rosie O'Donnell who quit the show earlier this year after feuds with Donald Trump and Hasselbeck.

Last month Vick entered a guilty plea in federal court in Richmond, Virginia

In his written plea, Vick admitted helping kill six to eight pit bulls and supplying money for gambling on the fights.

Vick will be sentenced on the dogfighting charges in December. The federal sentencing guideline projects a year to 18 months, but the judge can impose up to the five-year maximum.

Vick and three co-defendants, Purnell Peace of Virginia Beach, Quanis Phillips of Atlanta and Tony Taylor of Hampton all pleaded guilty to interstate dogfighting conspiracy charges.

The details outlined in the indictment and other court papers fueled a public backlash against Vick and cost him several lucrative endorsement deals, even before he agreed to plead guilty.

The case began in late April when authorities conducting a drug investigation of Vick's cousin raided the former Virginia Tech star's rural Surry County property and seized dozens of dogs, some injured, and equipment commonly used in dogfighting.

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DINA LOHAN'S BOYFRIEND SLAMS EX-HUSBAND MICHAEL






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LATEST: DINA LOHAN's boyfriend has hit back at MICHAEL LOHAN's scathing attack on the couple, branding him an "unfit and manipulative" father. During a rant last week (31Aug07) Lindsay Lohan's father Michael called Jim MCMillan "a drunk, a rapist, a piece of garbage hanging around my children," before accusing his former wife of courting the media with her "constant lies". But MCMillan insists Michael Lohan's allegations are false and he is purposely trying to damage Dina's name. In an email to the New York Post's PageSix column, he says, "First and foremost, I am a gentleman. I have never been inebriated in front of (the children) or said anything about a man I know nothing about. "Upon getting out of jail, you hire a publicist and start a smear campaign against your children's mom. You take a photo of her holding a water bottle at your daughter's premiere, and you call her a party mom. You... accuse her of being an alcoholic, a drug user, an unfit mom and a philanderer. "You do it in a very public way and force them to deal with the fallout. If you want to assassinate someone's character, leave Dina alone. She is way out of your league. She is a classy, intelligent, loving mom." He ends with a plea to Michael Lohan, saying, "Work hard, support your children, stay clean and sober, privately make amends for the physical and psychological abuse you have inflicted in the past, so your children can have closure."

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POPSTARS 'TWICE AS LIKELY TO DIE YOUNG'




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Pop and rock stars are twice as likely to die young than the rest of the population, a new study of the lives of the 20th century's biggest stars shows.

Analysis of the lives of more than 1,050 North American and European musicians and singers who shot to fame between 1956 and 1999 showed that they were also more likely to die within five years of becoming famous.

Included in the list of tragic stars are Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Buckley and Sid Vicious.

Long term drug and alcohol problems were responsible for a quarter of the deaths.

On average North American stars did not make it beyond the age of 42 while European stars were at even greater risk, dying at an average of 35.

European rockers who decide to retire to a more relaxing pace of life were found to return to the same levels of life expectancy as the rest of the population 25 years after achieving fame.

Writing in the online version of the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, the researchers argue that their findings show the music industry needs to take the health risks of substance abuse more seriously.

Last week the father-in-law of British singer Amy Winehouse, who is reported to be struggling with drink and drugs problems, suggested that people boycott her records to send a message to her and her record label to seek help.

"Public health consideration needs to be given to preventing music icons promoting health-damaging behaviour amongst their emulators and fans," the researchers argue.

And stars who promote positive health messages need to ensure they are backed up by example, they add.

"Where pop star behaviour remains typified by risk taking and substance use, it is unlikely that young people will see any positive health messages they champion as credible," the researchers conclude.





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OSBOURNE SHOCKED BY TATTOO AIRBRUSH MOVE







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KELLY OSBOURNE is shocked by the decision to airbrush her tattoos from publicity shots heralding her appearance in London stage show CHICAGO. The singer is set to begin an eight-week run as prison matron Mama Morton in the West End show later this month (10Sep07), but was surprised when the musical's bosses removed her body art from the official photos publicising the show. She says, "It's a bit daft as everyone knows I have them. But I won't cover them up for the show - I'm very proud of them




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Nicole Kidman - “Vanity Fair” October 2007



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Nicole Kidman bares all for the October 2007 cover of Vanity Fair, as photographed by Patrick Demarchelier. Here are some highlights:

On hubby Keith Urban’s rehab stint: “I’ve learned an enormous amount having a relationship with someone who is in recovery. I’m more than willing to walk it with him. … We were in a very, very, very bad, painful place and have managed to step through it, and I hope that gives some people some hope who may be in the same place. And that’s enough said. Anything else is overindulgent and unnecessary right now.”

On handling a long-distance relationship: “Two weeks is still too long for us (to be apart). We like one week. We start to hurt after seven days.”

On having kids with Urban.: “I’m yearning to have one. I think I would be very sad if I wasn’t able to have a baby. Keith knows I want one, and he has been getting there slowly.”

On her children with ex Tom Cruise: Isabella, 14, and Connor, 12: “I called Tom (from Australia) and said, ‘Guess what? Bella wants blue hair.’ I go with my daughter to the hair salon to get it dyed blue, and I look at her and I think, My God, it’s cool!”

On her personality traits: “I get engaged and I get married — that’s my thing,” Kidman says after revealing that she was engaged to a man she declined to identify after her split from Cruise and before she hooked up with Urban. “I wasn’t ready. We weren’t ready.”

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Kelly Clarkson Announces U.S. Fall Tour Dates

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Kelly Clarkson is putting her tour back on track.

After scrapping the summer version due to poor ticket sales, Clarkson will instead hit North American arenas with special guest Jon McLaughlin, beginning Oct. 10 in New York, PEOPLE has learned. Shows are set through Dec. 3 in Nashville.

It's been a tumultuous couple months for Clarkson, 25, who recently fired her manager and shelved her summer tour after a public clash with Clive Davis over the direction of her latest album, My December, the first disc she co-produced and wrote entirely.

Fans who have tickets for the canceled dates are eligible for a special Ticketmaster code for the new shows; details are available on Clarkson's Web site.
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Owen Wilson Yesterday



Owen Wilson leaves home with his Australian cattle dog Garcia and goes to his younger brother Luke’s house for Labor Day dinner on Monday.

The 38-year-old funny man was released this past weekend after a week-long stay at Cedars Sinai hospital following an alleged drug-related suicide attempt.

Earlier in the week, Owen’s older brother, Andrew, talked to the police right before Owen left his home in Santa Monica. Owen was driven by someone and escorted by the same officer to avoid being followed by paparazzi.

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new music from Rudy Cardenas

some of you may remember Rudy from last season's American Idol. He made it to the top 24 but was voted off early in Hollywood. He is good friends with Blake (who made it to the top 2). Rudy has some new music on his MySpace page. And a new video which was filmed while they recorded the song in the studio down in LA. The song is called "What do you want" and was written by Rudy's friend, Jake Moulton

Check it out on YouTube or Myspace



also, AI related...did anyone hear about the contest to sleep in Sanjaya's bed? I saw a clip of a preview on the news but never saw the whole story. Sounded very disturbing...
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Proust Questionnaire: Helen Gurley Brown



Just a small-town girl from Green Forest, Arkansas, Helen Gurley Brown became editor of Cosmopolitan and liberated women's magazines with her spunk and sexual brashness. Proof that good girls may go to heaven but bad girls go everywhere, she reflects on hair color, Cleopatra, and pussycats.

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LOL @ how she mentions her "fat tummy" twice.
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Heath Ledger @ Venice Film Festival 2007



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Despite reports of a break-up from actress Michelle Williams, Heath Ledger was pretty much all smiles in his camouflage Ray-Ban Wayfarers at the I’m Not There photocall during day 7 of the Venice Film Festival on Tuesday in Venice, Italy.




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Amos calls out Lohan

We knew Tori Amos was good, but not this damn good. The singer performs a song about troubled actress Lindsay Lohan, titled, "I’m Not Stupid."

The song takes a clear stab at the stupidity of Lohan – who is currently in rehab battling a drug and alcohol addiction.The lyrics read: ”Just a little chat I need to have. When I was 21 do you think I had a bag of cocaine in my car?"

”Let’s just say, when I was 26 (or seven - or eight) and I was a billionaires, what would I have done? Many naughty things. Many, many, many naughty things. But I would have had a driver”

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Panic! At the Disco Guitarist Turns 21, Will Still Get Carded for the Rest of His Life





Ryan Ross is now a man. Scratch that. The Panic! At the Disco guitarist is still just boyish, pretty, and fragile-looking as ever. But he is of legal drinking age! We popped over to Ross’s 21st birthday party at Pete Wentz’s bar, Angels & Kings, last night, where Ross knocked back his first government-condoned drinks. Ross’s girlfriend, Keltie Colleen, and her friends also surprised Ross with a cake wearing Vegas-showgirl-lookin’ getups (we were told they’re in a Pussy Cat Dolls–style dance group). He was also gifted with a framed photo of the Beatles (he’s a super-fan!).

On waking up an adult, Ross ribbed Vulture with “I feel like a totally different person.” As for his plans for his 22nd year, “I want to make happier music,” he says. “There’s not a lot of happy music out there, and some people may not like it, but that’s what we’re going to work towards.” Growing up sometimes means selling out emo. —Elizabeth Cline

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Heidi Montag Goes Wedding Dress Shopping



Heidi Montag went wedding dress with a female friend earlier this past past weekend in Beverly Hills.

They were closely followed by an MTV film crew, as Heidi tried on several wedding dresses at the L’Ezu Atelier Bridal Boutique.

The Hills star recently got engaged to co-star Spencer Pratt and is set to drop a pop album later this year.

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Nice frosted pearl nail polish, Heidi.

I hate what both of them are wearing. Especially the sweater dress.
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POSH STARTLED BY SECURITY SCARE




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Victoria Beckham has been left fearing for her safety after a man was spotted reportedly hiding in the bushes of her LA home.

The Spice Girl was said to be on her own at home when the Beckhams' security team was alerted to the intruder.

Guards then attempted to pursue the man but he managed to get away before being apprehended later.

"There was a man in the bushes. Security didn't catch him but he has been tracked down since," the Daily Star quoted a spokesman for the Beckhams as saying.

"I am not sure if any action will be taken, but the house is secure and he didn't get close to the family."

Victoria's footballer husband David was out watching his LA Galaxy side with the couple's three children, Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz, at the time of the incident.

The former England captain will miss his country's crucial Euro 2008 qualifiers against Israel and Russia, as well as the next month of the season in the US after picking up a knee injury.




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Lohan Keeping Her Looks In Rehab

Lindsay Lohan has flown a top hairdresser to her rehab centre - so she can look her best if she is photographed by the paparazzi, it was claimed today. Insiders say the Mean Girls starlet knows snappers are staking her out, so she got an employee of celebrity stylist Ken Paves to fly to her clinic to give her a makeover. A US source revealed: “Ken sent someone out to Utah to do Lindsay’s extensions this week.”

She has been snapped there several times and even became the subject of an OK! magazine “exclusive photo shoot” several weeks ago. But Lohan claims it was not sanctioned. “Someone on the premises of the rehab took pictures of her and sold them. She didn’t know about it, and it was a violation,” a friend said.

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Page Six Blind Items

9/4/07:

Just Asking

WHICH Hollywood trio of friends is in trouble? One is on crack, one's on smack, and the other cheats so much on his wife that he single-handedly is supporting several hookers . . . WHICH high-priced lawyer's wife makes interviews for her prospective domestic employees very uncomfortable? She orders them to strip down and forces them to take an impromptu lie-detector test . . . WHICH singer keeps her slender frame so thin the old-fashioned way? Seems a "major eating disorder" helps keep her midriff worth baring.

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I'd have to say #3 is Celine Dion, and #2 - I don't know or care.  But #1 is the one i'm most interested in.

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Diana may be dead, but she still wants Gwyneth




Celebrity psychic Kenny Kingston has revealed that the spirit of late Princess Diana has told him that she wants Gwyneth Paltrow to represent her in a film.

Kingston, who once predicted Princess Diana's car crash death, said that Diana had made her wish clear at a seance he held for the late royal at his home to mark her 10th death anniversary.

He used a crystal candy dish, which was one of the last items touched by the princess before she left the Ritz Hotel in Paris for France and met an accident, to help him contact Diana's spirit.

"She wishes that one day soon actress Gwyneth Paltrow would play her in a film on the big screen," Contactmusic quoted Kingston, as saying.

"She and (boyfriend) Dodi al Fayed apparently toyed with the candy in the dish and then discussed how to leave the hotel

"This was confirmed in spirit by Diana during the contact," he added.


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Tennant at TV Quick & TV Choice Awards, Barrowman on Out cover

At the awards Tennant said: "I'm having the time of my life making Dr Who and if people like it as much as they seem to, it really means the world to me."

He said he was sorry that his co-star Freema Agyeman and Catherine Tate could not be at the ceremony but joked: "Someone has to look after the universe while Captain Jack and I are swanning around."

With his gong for Best Actor.

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Best actor winner Tennant, who is expected to appear as Hamlet at the Royal Shakespeare Company next year, said he was "very excited and very scared" about his forthcoming stage role.

He added that he did not know if he would play Doctor Who in the next full series, because "it's in 2010".

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John Barrowman on the cover of Out magazine

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Zanessa NOT holding out for more money...apparently

Zac Efron: I'll Make HSM3 'If the Script Is Good'


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star Zac Efron says it's the script – not the money – that will help him decide whether to return for a third installment.

"There's so many rumors and speculation," Efron, 19, tells PEOPLE of reports he and costar Vanessa Hudgens are in a salary dispute. "I can't believe it. It seems like these days an insider can say anything they want."

Instead, Efron says, the cast is in agreement on what it would take to make another movie.

"There's no feuding with High School Musical," he said at the London premiere of High School Musical 2 on Sunday. "I can tell you that if the script is good and if we all agree on a final script, then there's nothing that is going to hold us back from doing it. We have fun making these movies and that's very rare in this business."

Dedicated fans camped out overnight and stood in line for hours for a chance to see the teen heartthrob. Efron said he was "flattered" by such a "warm reception" at the U.K. premiere. "I'm awestruck. I can't believe it. It's something I never expected."

"I lived a very normal life until I was 17," he said.

But ever since HSM exploded, things have been a bit different for this overnight star who claims it's hard to adjust to all the screaming girls.

"I'll never get used to it," Efron says. 




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Thats bullshit. if theyre not holding out for more money, they should be. they just made somewhere around $200 million for Disney with both films and probably made like $100 grand for themselves... some people dont agree, but zac is very talented. maybe its not very apparent in the HSM movies, but he proved it to me in Hairspray. 

plus i love zac. hes awesome.    :)

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New Couple: Drew Barrymore and Justin Long

Are Drew Barrymore and Justin Long just that into each other?

It sure looked like it late Sunday night, when the two were spotted together in Las Vegas.

Barrymore, 32, and Long, 29, are two of the many boldfaced names who have snagged parts in the upcoming movie adaptation of the bestselling love guide, He’s Just Not That Into You.

But in those wee hours, they appeared to be more than work buddies. Barrymore and Long, along with Cameron Diaz, were first spotted at Light nightclub. Later on, the trio hit Jet nightclub, where, a source reports, Barrymore and Long were "making out" in the VIP area.

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Drew Barrymore and Justin Long BUSTED at Izaka-Ya Restaurant on 3rd Street, Los Angeles. Hollywood's hottest new couple, Drew and Justin, get busted at a Japanese Restaurant near the Beverly Center around 10 pm on Monday Night. HOLLYWOOD.TV's exclusive coverage brings you some pretty heavy french-kissing from these two starlets in public!

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THE PANTS do UK

Tween king Zac Efron and his lady love Vanessa Hudgens are all smiles at press conferences for Disney’s High School Musical 2 at Cafe Royal in London over the weekend.
Zac recently answered some questions from UK's Metro:


Is it true that one in three American teenage girls owns a poster of you? I’ve read that statistic but I don’t believe it. It’s flattering but surreal.
How long does it take you to do your hair in the morning? Thirty seconds – it just falls that way. If I’ve got an event, a lady will put cream in it but other than that it just lays there.

Gossip bloggers have been speculating about your sexuality. How do you deal with that? Again, I simply ignore it. I’m just going to continue being myself. I’m not going to let every blogger’s opinions get to me. (ONTD much?)

UK viewers can watch High School Musical 2 on Disney at 6pm on September 21.


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TBH-I am getting sick of his face--but I think I get a kick out of people getting mad at his grey/gray pants.


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britney to release 18 demos

Britney Spears is set to release 18 demo tracks before the debut of her 2007 untitled album. The demo tracks were recorded in 2005 for a CD that was never released to the public.

EDIT: It's been confirmed that there is in fact a demo CD with 18 tracks on it, but it is not from 2005. Nearly all of it is new material. Someone tried to sell the demo CD to x17 but they weren't buying. Someone is leaking them on purpose and it isn't Jive or Britney. They are still demos, but in the later stages of production. (thanks to rainbow_boi69)

In other news, Lynn Spears is photographed after her 2 week vacation to Jamaica…FACE LIFT?????




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Chris Brown pulls an Akon : No r. Kelly Trial


Here is the video showing Chris Brown getting a little frisky with a husky lady. Work them muscles boy!  He then starts to "jook" another young girl who is dancing on her head, Pretty Ricky style. 






I have no words. and this post better not turn into a racial debate. 

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R. Kelly Trial Postponed ... Again







R.Kelly has once again had his trial postponed, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.

Jury selection was set to begin September 17. Five years ago, Kelly was charged with 14 counts of child pornography.

No future date has been announced. There's a gag order in the case -- so all we could find out is that there's a hearing on Sept. 10.



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disco_balla  with the all black post, lol


 

  lol thank you  foto_phreak 

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When Scott Baio found out that he and his fiancée, actress and former Playmate Renee Sloane, were going to become parents, he hoped that it would be a boy.

"All my life I had wanted a son," said Baio, who is busy building a nursery and filming the second season of his VH1 reality show Scott Baio is 45... and Single. "Of course we are getting a girl. It wasn't disappointing, but it was just something to adjust to because I had been 100 percent sure we were having a boy."

The once-notorious Hollywood ladies man also tells PEOPLE: "It's just like that great Rolling Stones song, you don't get what you want, you get what you need. I needed to have a girl. It may be cosmic payback a little bit, but it needed to happen."

For her part, Sloane, who also has an 18-year-old daughter, has no fear that Baio might return to his old ways, which in the past has led to couplings with a number of actresses including Heather Locklear and Denise Richards.

"I am 100 percent not worried about him," says Sloane, who is due in early December. "I would rather be with a guy who has sowed all of his wild oats with a lot of people and know that he is ready. He has been there and done that, and this man is ready for a different chapter in a whole entirely different book."

According to Baio though, having a girl does present one problem.

"We just went to get the 4-D imaging this week, and I saw her for the first time," says Baio. "She is a girl and she has my head! I got pissed off about it because I have seen myself in drag for television and I am an ugly women. Why couldn't she have my wife's head? She's beautiful!"

Jokes Baio, "As soon as she comes out I am sending her to plastic surgery!"

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4-D? Is the guy that stupid or am I missing something? Could've sworn it was 3-D imaging.

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ZOMBIE RETHINKS HALLOWEEN PLANS AFTER KID ARMY RAID



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Rocker-turned-moviemaker ROB ZOMBIE is hoping to scale down his family's Halloween festivities next month (31Oct07) after more than 1,000 kids trick or treated his home in 2006. The former White Zombie frontman was shooting the Halloween remake last year when the spookiest night of the year came around - and kids from all over his neighbourhood decided his home was a must-call. He recalls, "We live in a neighbourhood that is so trick or treat heavy it's mind boggling. Last year we had over 1,000 trick or treaters. "We always run out of candy, so last year we had a garbage pail full of candy - that went! "Now we keep count because, after 1,000 kids, we were done. It just turned into a job. Kids were coming from all these other neighbourhoods, so I gave up. It was just too stressful." Zombie is convinced his hit new horror film will make masked villain Michael Myers all the rage this year. He adds, "I dressed up as Michael Myers for Halloween last year and every single person was like, `Oh s**t, Michael Myers.' He's like Ronald MCDonald or something. Kids just love Michael Myers."



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TOBEY MAGUIRE GETS MARRIED!

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Toby Maguire, 32, and girlfriend Jennifer Meyer, 30, were married September 3rd in a secret ceremony. Spiderman and wife currently have a daughter, Ruby who is 9 months old. In Touch Weekly reports the couple made there way to Hawaii for the quiet wedding, where only a a few close friends and family were in attendance. Lenardo DiCaprio was also reportedly invited to the shindig, but couldn’t make it because of scheduling differences with the filming of his movie Body Of Lies. Celebrity Babylon couldn't be happier for the newly married couple, we think they're very... uh... cute together!


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i think i just peed myself.

 Bale to play Solid Snake in Metal Gear Solid Movie?


In a recent broadcast of Hide-chan Radio, an announcement was made on a new movie. The movie would be based on the MGS franchise, something most Snake fans will love to hear.

Today this announcement was confirmed by Hideo Kojima, a name that should sound quite familiar to most of the Metal Gear fans. He is the man behind the entire Metal Gear Solid series.

Now the question remains, will this movie be as much of a disaster as past movies based on games were, or will this one be a real block buster. We all remain in doubt but let's hope for the best! 

"Okay, so the rumours are starting to appear on messageboards around the globe and in a Spanish Movie Magazine recently, Christian Bale hinted that he may have landed the role of Snake..."


Also, some kid on the message boards listed his own personal ideal casting.

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The game itself is one of the best games ever released, hopefully they don't screw it up with this. ...as long as Michael Bay doesn't get a hold of it.
Not to mention it would be unthinkably hot with Bale.

And for those of you who aren't familiar with the game or what Solid Snake looks like, here. and here.

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What New York fashion designer has recently started to spice up her catering with a certain herbal "supplement"? At a recent fête, the staff was passing around more than just carb-free or raw-cooked canapes to her well-heeled guests, who appeared delighted with the organic brownies on offer.

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Donna Karan recently had a big party. i really don't have a clue though

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Claudia Schiffer says the Supermodel is Dead

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The age of the supermodel is over, according to Claudia Schiffer.

The 37-year-old beauty believes models can no longer achieve the kind of global celebrity she, Naomi Campbell and Cindy Crawford enjoyed in the 1990s.

These days, singers and actresses are as likely to grace the covers of glossy magazines, preventing models from reaching star status, Miss Schiffer told an interviewer in her native Germany.

"In order to become a supermodel one must be on all the covers all over the world at the same time so that people can recognise the girls. That is, for now, not possible, not least because the advertising industry is very much taken nowadays by popstars and actresses. Supermodels like we once were don't exist any more."

There are so many beautiful models around, it is almost impossible for a handful to become real celebrities, Miss Schiffer added in the magazine Fivetonine.

The model, who has a home in Suffolk-added: "I can remember when I needed four bodyguards to get backstage from a Chanel show just to my car. And that wasn't only me. It just isn't like this any more."

Miss Schiffer believes the Brazilian Gisele Bundchen is one of the few women to have supermodel status today.

"Her face is well known, her name is recognised - but no other girl occurs to me that people in the street would recognise," she said.

Claudia, who lives in the UK, has previously hit out at the trend towards super-thin models.

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Charlize Theron doesn't like Bush; say what?




Gere, Theron bash Bush in Venice






"The decision-making process for going into Iraq was very hastily done, and I think the facts weren't there, and I just don't think you go to war for those reasons," Theron, 32, told Associated Press Television in an interview. "I think the thing that upset me most was the manipulation that our government did towards our people, manipulating them to believe that if they weren't for the war, they weren't patriotic."

Richard Gere said something too, click the cut to read everyone's words


did someone say bush...? 



lol, thank you Naima Mora, for the lulz




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Kim Kardassian claims that she didn't get pissed on in the sex tape she made with Ray J. When the tape leaked it was rumored that Kim got golden showered, but she denies it. When the tape was finally released, the scene in question was apparently cut out. The tape was later pulled off shelves and the internet after Kim threatened to sue aka struck a deal.

Kim said, "People were saying derogatory things... I'm not knocking anyone else, but I've never personally participated in that.
"I think it's degrading."

Degrading? This coming from a chick who pops the ass out every chance she gets? Bitch wouldn't know degrading if it pissed in her face!

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Who Wore It Better?

Keira Knightley or Jessica Stam?

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JustJared titled his post on Keira's dress Keira Knightley’s Revealing Dress Shocker. I'm sorry, but a celebrity could come out on the red carpet ass-naked and it wouldn't shock me anymore.

As for my vote, I think the dress looks exactly the same on the both of them. It would also look the same on a hanger, tbqh.
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New Releases Sept. 4th

The following are CDS and DVDs that were released today..


  • Joshua Bell "Red Violin Concerto"
  • Suzy Bogguss "Sweet Danger"
  • Manu Chao "La Radiolina"
  • Chiodos "Bone Palace Ballet"
  • Delfonics, The "The Very Best of the Delfonics"
  • Every Time I Die "The Big Dirty"
  • Flatliners, The "The Great Awake"
  • Heavy Trash (Jon Spencer and Matt Verta-Ray) "Going Way Out with Heavy Trash"
  • The Holloways- So this is Great Britain

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    • 30 Rock Season 1
    • Believe in Me
    • The black Donnellys Complete Series
    • Bosom Buddies Season 2
    • Cheech and Chong's Up In Smoke (High-Larious Edition)
    • Chill Out Scooby Doo
    • Delta Farce
    • Desperate Housewives Season 3
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Valentino resigns

The house of Valentino has confirmed that Valentino will step down



VALENTINO has confirmed this afternoon that he will step down from the company he founded in 1960 after just one more ready-to-wear show and one more Haute Couture season. "My future will be filled with new interests and challenges," he says. "Some may be linked to fashion, as I have a strong desire to create and support institutions to promote the study of fashion design, and to preserve the history of the art of fashion. It will be a marvellous continuation of this amazing adventure that I had the privilege to have. Even as a young boy, my passion was to design, and I have been very lucky to be able to do what I have loved all my life." The designer who famously once announed that "red is the only colour after black and white", threw a lavish, three-day party in July to celebrate 45 years in the industry. Speculation has been rife since Permira bought the Valentino Fashion Group, which owns Hugo Boss, M Missoni and Marlboro Classics as well as a 45 per cent stake in Proenza Schouler, earlier this year that Valentino and his business partner Giancarlo Giammetti would step down but they have repeatedly denied any plans to do so. Now the race is on for who will replace him... Surely it's one of fashion's most glamorous jobs: former Gucci designer Alessandra Facchinetti is thought to be first in line as a replacement, with Giambattistta Valli, Stefano Pilati and Proenza Schouler duo Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez in hot pursuit. "I realise the house that carries my name will go through some changes but I wish to think that the team of designers of the various lines - some of whom have been working by my side for many years - will make me proud of Valentino's products," the designer adds. "My most emotional thanks go to the thousands of people in fashion, and to those the world over who have supported me all of these years. Finally, a special word of heartfelt thanks to my associates who have helped me make my work a success." (September 4 2007, PM)


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NEW YORK - Nicole Kidman says she was engaged to a mystery man in between breaking up with Tom Cruise and marrying Keith Urban. "I didn't really want a relationship," the 40-year-old actress says. "I just wanted my kids to have me, and I didn't feel comfortable having some person in that small hubbub."
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"And then I got engaged to somebody ... but it just wasn't right," she continues in Vanity Fair magazine's October issue, on newsstands Sept. 11. "I wasn't ready. We weren't ready."

Details, please.

"I get engaged and I get married — that's my thing," she says, declining to reveal her former fiance's identity. "I don't want to date. I'm interested in a very, very deep connection."

Kidman and Cruise divorced in 2001 after 10 years of marriage. They have two adopted children, Isabella, 14, and Connor, 12; Cruise has a 1-year-old daughter, Suri, with actress-wife Katie Holmes.

Kidman, who married country singer Urban in June 2006, says she has no regrets when it comes to her marriage to Cruise.

"My agents told me, `Once you become Mrs. Tom Cruise, you do know your career is going to die,'" says Kidman, who won an Oscar for her portrayal of Virginia Woolf in 2002's "The Hours."

"I was appalled," she says. "I was like, `Hello? I'm in love, and I don't care if it's shooting myself in the foot. I'd much rather be married and have a family.'"

The couple "lost a baby early on, so that was really very traumatic," she says. "And that's when it came that we would adopt Bella."

Cryptically, she adds: "There's a complicated background to that, given that I never speak much about many things. One day maybe that story will be told."

Kidman hopes to have a baby with Urban.

"I'm yearning to have one," she says. "I think I would be very sad if I wasn't able to have a baby. Keith knows I want one, and he has been getting there slowly."

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Justin Bobby from 'The Hills' is a MODEL and i have proof!!

I was looking through some of the editorials i saved and recognized a male model in a very excellent editorial in my opinion. I mean it was shot by Steven Meisel and was in Vogue Italia with the likes of Sasha, agyness, tasha tilberg and lara stone to name a few. The editorial is called Super Mods Enter Rehab. Most of you may remember this ed. for its famous britney crotch shots, model shaving head and with the flowers on tits.

Those who watch The Hills, may know justin brescia a.k.a. justin bobby as the guy who ditched Audrina in Las Vegas or something like that and who is also her on again off again boyfriend with shockingly slim legs.



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BANA-na Kids



Aussie heart-throb Eric Bana and wife Rebecca Gleeson take their two kids — son Klaus, 8, and daughter Sophia, 5 — for a walk through Toronto, Canada on Monday afternoon. Sophia is wearing metallic sandals just like mommy!

It’s speculated that Gleeson is pregnant with the former Hulk’s third child. If so, congrats to the happy family!

Bana, who turned 39 last month, returned to his comedy roots last week with a guest-stint on Aussie sitcom, Kath & Kim. Does anyone have a clip to share???

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HALLE BERRY CONFIRMS SHE'S KNOCKED UP, Y'ALL

Access Exclusive: Halle Berry Confirms Pregnancy To Nancy O'Dell

Access Hollywood | Access Exclusive: Halle Berry Confirms Pregnancy To Nancy O'Dell | Celebrity and Hollywood News

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (September 4, 2007) – Halle Berry is pregnant, she confirmed exclusively to Access Hollywood’s Nancy O’Dell.

The 41-year-old actress revealed the news in an e-mail to Nancy on Tuesday that she is three months pregnant with boyfriend Gabriel Aubry’s baby.

“Yes, I am three months pregnant! Gabriel and I are beyond excited, and I’ve waited a long time for this moment in life. Now the next seven months will be the longest of my life!” she wrote to Nancy. “Can’t wait to see you and give you a squeeze and see a pic of your little sweetie. Until then, you heard it from ME first!”

Upon hearing the news, Nancy was elated for her good friend.

“I am beyond ecstatic for my friend Halle! I told her she is about to embark on the best time of her life! She is such a sweet person...so genuine...and therefore, will make an incredible mom. And can you imagine how gorgeous this baby is gonna be! Halle sent me the most adorable bunch of clothes for my new baby...I can’t wait to do the same for her,” Nancy said.

Over the years, Halle has made no secret about her desire for a family. Back in April, Nancy and Halle sat down for a candid talk about Halle’s plans for kids.

“Not that there’s not more to accomplish, but I think I arrived at a point in life that I realized I needed more to get me up in the morning. More than going to a new movie set. Or as much fun as getting the star was yesterday, I need something even more profound than that and that’s family. And that’s children,” Halle said. ” I need that like the air to breathe these days and I’m ready. I’m at a point where I’m really, really ready.”

Halle and Gabriel met in November 2005.


Tbqh i don't really give a shit about Halle Berry so w/e, but congrats I guess?

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Want to be in the 'Justice League' movie?



Warners' live-action Justice League of America movie has begun casting in Vancouver, Toronto and New York City. The roles that actors are being auditioned for include "Female Option" #1-3 and "Male Option" #1-5.

ObsessedWithFilm.com broke the initial news about the casting, but Moviehole.net points out that the sides being used to audition actors are actually scenes from Sidney Lumet's 1976 film Network.

It's unclear if the "male/female option" roles are actually auditions for the superhero characters or for other roles.

In other JLA news, a reader at BlueTights.net and SuperheroHype.com has admitted that they knowingly fed IESB.net several JLA movie "scoops" that turned out to be fake. In their defense, however, IESB ran the reports as rumors that they couldn't fully verify.

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Brad & Angelina’s Water Taxi Ride

I think someone had posted pictures but not that many. More pics.  PS- I wonder how much their main bodyguard gets paid. He is ALWAYS there. (the one with whiteish hair--his name is Tommy I think?)

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie take a water taxi ride through Venice, Italy on Monday with all of their kids — Maddox, 6, Pax, 3, Zahara, 2, and Shiloh, 15 months.

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Kidman, Black and Leigh Turn Housemates To Perfect Roles

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Hollywood stars Nicole Kidman, Jack Black and Jennifer Jason Leigh moved in together during filming for new movie Margot At The Wedding, because they wanted to perfect their roles as a dysfunctional family. The three actors lived in a house in the Hamptons area of New York while working on the Noah Baumbach-directed drama earlier this year, and Kidman has fond memories of their time together. She says, "We all lived in this house in the Hamptons. Jennifer would cook breakfast on Sunday, and we'd all go to work Monday to Friday, and hang out on the weekend. Jack (Black) would play guitar. (And) we'd lie around in the bed, rehearsing. You don't make films like that right now - it's more a seventies way of making films."

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Howie & Larry Are No Fun

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Howard K. Stern reportedly sent his lawyer after the "Today" show, because they were scheduled to interview Rita Crosby. Rita claims in her new tell-all about Anna Nicole Smith that Howie and Larry Birkhead are in CAHOOTS! According to Rita, Howie and Larry were videotaped sucking each other's pencil dicks and that Anna would watch the tape over and over again. She also claims Larry basically bought DanniHope from Howie.

Larry has already threatened to sue Rita if she doesn't cut that part out of her book.

TMZ reports that after Howie's lawyer threatened "Today" they pulled the plug on Rita's interview. The power of Stern cannot be denied!!!!

Rita's main source of this alleged Larry/Howie love affair is Jackie Hatten.

Larry told the NYDN that Jackie is a crazy. "Hatten tried to come to the Bahamas to see Anna last year and Anna wouldn't let her. And Jackie's brother went to jail for stalking Anna. This book is coming from the losers club because they all have axes to grind."

I want to know who has this damn videotape?! Rita needs to give us the goods. As frightening as it probably is, I want to see it! If there's a shot to the face involved, I think I would die. Howie totally has a face meant for facials though. Ok, that's enough of that.


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a ONTD update on Chanelle Hayes

Chanelle Hayes, one of the so called "stars" from Big Brother 8 UK to release a calender and fragrence.




JUDGING by this peachy pose, pretty Posh Spice lookalike Chanelle Hayes would get just as much work as a cheeky girl.

The reality TV babe showed off her beautiful Big Brother bot as she stripped down for a raunchy photoshoot.
The 19-year-old Yorkshire lass sizzled in the Spanish sun while modelling for a curvy calendar, out in the autumn.
Chanelle—who's vowed to bed hunky housemate Ziggy now that they're free from the BB House—has already raked in over £600,000 since walking from the show. She's even launching her own fragrance.
A Chanelle perfume range? Nah, can't see that working.
So was it a night of Zig-a-Ziggy-Ahhh! for Chanelle and Zig after the BB finale? Find out in our 4-page BB pullout.

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shaq: "you's a gold digger"



Look out ladies (seriously, get out of his way), Big Shaq Diesel is going back on the market.

In divorce papers filed Tuesday in a Miami court, Shaquille O'Neal claimed his marriage to wife Shaunie has been "irretrievably broken," and accuses her of being shady with his cash, reports the Miami Herald.

The couple, who have four kids together and each have a child from a previous relationship, tied the knot in a ridiculously lavish Beverly Hills ceremony in 2002. Shaq, who is currently in a contract with the Miami Heat worth a cool $100 mil, claims that his wife has been "secretive about her assets," and he has asked the court to order a full investigation into every penny she came into during their union.

The Big Daddy also notes that he made Shaunie sign a pre-nup -- which he's asking the court to keep private. As for custody, the jet-setting basketballer requested that the kids live with Shaunie, and that he receive "liberal rights of visitation."

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How We Met: Ant Cauchi & Dave Rowntree

Ant Cauchi, 31, began his music career at EMI Records. He then became new media manager and developed some of the earliest digital marketing campaigns for artists such as The Beatles, Queen, Blur and Supergrass. In 2000, he set up a digital marketing agency Outside Line, voted one of the top 50 agencies in the UK in the New Media Age Top 100. He lives in Clapham with his fiancée.

I met Dave for the first time when I was on work experience at EMI. It was in a cyber café and we were there to talk about the official Blur website, which I think was one of the first ever band websites. It was the day after Blur won four Brit Awards for Parklife in 1995 and he was a bit worse for wear. He still had "Dave" written on his face because Prince had turned up with "Slave" written on his face. I didn't know then that Dave had a computer degree and was the most intelligent man you'll ever meet, so I thought I'd show him what to do, explaining all about websites, so that was a bit embarrassing. We met at completely different stages in our lives. I was 18, working in Argos to make some money because I wasn't being paid by EMI, but I tried not to be star-struck. We got on from the start. He's a real geek like I am – and he loved that I was always messing around with computers.

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The 5-minute Interview: Jamie Bell, Actor

Seven years after his Bafta award-winning turn in 'Billy Elliot', Jamie Bell, 21, makes a return to British film with a screen adaptation of Peter Jinks's novel, 'Hallam Foe'. Directed by David Mackenzie, the Scottish thriller is set for release on 31 August.

If I weren't talking to you right now I'd be...
Probably be talking to somebody else. It seems every time I come back to London, I am always doing these sorts of things. Either that or I'd be catching up with people I don't see very often.

A phrase I use far too often...
"Like."

I wish people would take more notice of...
The fact that we're slowly messing up the world. Everyone is slowly catching on to this one – and I know everyone says this – but we need to make a little more effort with the environment. Everyone says they turn off their lights, but do they really?

The most surprising thing that happened to me...
When I was really young, I ran into Robbie Williams in the bathroom. I was so startled – completely star-struck.

A common misperception of me is...
I think everyone still thinks I'm 13.

I am not a politician but...
I'd try and impeach Bush. I don't know how. I just would.

I'm good at...
Making builders' tea – quite sweet, very milky. I'm also not that bad at guitar, but I'd never say I'm very good. I've been playing for a couple of years. It's all self-taught.

I'm very bad at...
Keeping in contact with people. It's terrible. I get emails saying, "Are you still alive?"

The ideal night out is...
Some kind of really cool film – maybe something by Jacques Tati – then an amazing dinner at a fancy restaurant, with awesome food and wine, followed by reckless and belligerent karaoke, maybe with a few shots of tequila.

In moments of weakness I like to...
Play my guitar or write in my journal. Music is pretty therapeutic.

In a nutshell, my philosophy is this...
Eighties music and Ray-Bans. Huey Lewis all the way.

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Natalie Portman is nude in The Darjeeling Limited short

There are several reviews mentioning her...nudeness? Is that a word? For her short. She is mentioned in the actual film, but never seen. Here's a detailed review:

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Before the Venice screening of ‘Darjeeling’, Anderson presented a seventeen-minute short film called ‘Hotel Chevalier’, which he originally conceived to play before the main feature, although there’s now talk that it will only be available to see online come the film’s UK release in November. This wistful and maudlin short story offers some background to the main attraction as Schwartzmann and Natalie Portman play a pair of estranged lovers who square up to each other in the sumptuous surroundings of a Parisian hotel room.

Those fifteen minutes are classic Wes Anderson. His camera moves with grace and precision through the room as Schwartzmann, with a sad look on his face and a stark moustache above his lip, waits for Portman to arrive. Sitting on the floor is a beautiful tanned-leather trunk decorated with colourful images of elephants (one of a set crafted especially for the film by Marc Jacobs). On the stereo we hear Peter Sarstedt’s wistful ode to Paris, ‘Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)', and all around there’s evidence of the same deep orange that characterises Schwartzmann’s hotel dressing-gown, from the thick duvet on the bed to the towels in the bathroom. If there’s one element of ‘Hotel Chevalier’ that’s surprising for Anderson, it’s a strong sense of romance and sexuality: in one shot, Schwartzmann gently pulls off Portman’s clothes to reveal her naked body from behind, and a later shot has Portman, nude, standing still in a doorway, one foot up against the frame. It’s a beautiful shot, and one that’s made even more pertinent by Sarstedt’s melancholic lyrics on the soundtrack. It’s the sexiest thing that Anderson has ever done.

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Tom and his conspirators



Check out a newly released sneak peek at Tom Cruise’s upcoming World War II flick, ‘Valkyrie.’

The scene captures real life German hero Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg (Cruise) as he and his conspirators comb over their plan to kill Adolf Hitler and thereby end the Second World War. The ill-fated attempt to blow up the evil dictator in 1944 resulted in the plotters’ death except for von Stauffenberg who miaculously survived.

Tom’s fellow plotters are played by Kevin McNally, Christian Berkel, Bill Nighy, Terence Stamp, David Schofield and Kenneth Branagh.

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The 5-minute Interview: Matt Bowman, Vocalist, The Pigeon Detectives

Leeds-based indie band The Pigeon Detectives entered the charts at No 3 earlier this year with their debut album, 'Wait For Me'. They played at this summer's Reading, Leeds and T In The Park festivals and are teaming up with Ben Sherman clothing to perform in The Big British Sound at the Gibson Guitar Studio in London on 18 September. For details, visit www.bensherman.co.uk

If I weren't talking to you right now I'd be...
Finishing off my pizza and chips at the airport. We're going to Amsterdam and then back home to Leeds – at last. We've been away for about a year, except for the odd day here and there.

A phrase I use too often...
What goes around, comes around. It makes me feel better when someone's being a knob.

I wish people would take more notice of...
Jimmy, our drummer. He really wants to be famous. He doesn't deserve it but it would keep him happy.

The most surprising thing that happened to me is...
I was born about 23 years ago. That was surprising.

A common misperception of me is...
People think I perm my hair but it's naturally curly.

I am not a politician but if I were I would...
Challenge John Prescott to an arm-wrestle.

I'm good at...
Arm-wrestling. And being in a band. It doesn't take much. You've got to be witty in interviews, be a bit charming, dedicated and hard-working and fairly lucky. And talented.

I'm very bad at...
Being nice to my girlfriend. I should be a lot nicer. I should spend more money on her. I'm a bit tight. I'm also bad at eating healthily. We have a terrible diet and I should eat more vegetables. I'm always eating pizza and chips.

The ideal night out is...
One where I end up at home and not in hospital. Oh, and one where the drinks are free.

The best age to be is...
One you're happy with. Eighteen was big for me.

You know me as a musician but in truer life I'd...
Be a gardener. I did that for about a year on a golf course. It's very relaxing.

In a nutshell, my philosophy is this...
Aim for the moon because, even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.

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hey mods: the pictures were posted but i don't think the article was ...

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by Albert Kim; photography by Andrew Macpherson

Not too long ago, Milo Ventimiglia went on a date. Nothing elaborate, just dinner with a woman he’d known for a while, though mainly in passing. As the evening progressed and his companion began to learn more about the 30-year-old star of NBC’s hit drama Heroes, the young lady grew increasingly uncomfortable. Finally, recalls the actor, she blurted out: “So you’re polite, you don’t drink, you don’t smoke, you’re a vegetarian, you keep yourself fit, and you’re successful. What’s wrong with you?”

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Kids

Model Iman, 52, and her daughter Alexandria Zahra, 7, were spotted walking their dog in NYC earlier today. Dad is rocker David Bowie, 60. Iman also has an older daughter, Zulekha, 29, from her first marriage.

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Sean "Diddy" Combs held his annual White Party at his East Hampton home this past weekend and on hand to help with the celebration were his children including twin daughters, D'Lila and Jessie, 8 months, with ex-partner Kim Porter. Pictured are Diddy's sons (from left) Justin, 13, by Misa Hylton-Brim, Christian, 9, with Kim and Quincy, 16. Quincy is Kim's son from a previous relationship.

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SOURCE-http://www.celebrity-babies.com/
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Michelle Williams Out with Baby

So cute!! and Matilda is a little mini Heath

Michelle Williams was spotted out in Brooklyn with Matilda looking like a pretty chic mommy. Matilda (who is an amazingly cute baby) was sporting bandages on both her elbows and knees, so I guess she had an active Labor Day weekend.

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MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE 2007 winner announced


Nominees:
Arctic Monkeys - Favourite Worst Nightmare
Basquiat Strings with Seb Rochford - Basquiat Strings
Bat For Lashes - Fur and Gold
Dizzee Rascal - Maths and English
Klaxons - Myths Of The Near Future
Maps - We Can Create
New Young Pony Club - Fantastic Playroom
Fionn Regan - The End of History
Jamie T - Panic Prevention
The View - Hats Off to the Buskers
Amy Winehouse - Back To Black
The Young Knives - Voices of Animals and Men

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