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Celebrity news & gossip from the world’s showbiz and glamour magazines (OK!, Hello, National Enquirer and more). We read them so you don’t have to, picking the best bits from the showbiz world’s maw and spitting it back at them. Expect lots of sarcasm.

Pickled Faggots: Shane McGowan Is Alive

shanemagowan.jpgIS Shane McGowan still alive? He is, although it is not immediately obvious.

The Mirror produces a picture of Shane collapsed on a hotel bed, a bottle of something yellowy in one hand, yesterday’s clothes still on and eyes closed. … READ ON

Posted: 24th, December 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Alesha Dixon’s Life In Danger

alesha.jpgIN a “WORLD EXCLUSIVE” Alesha Dixon talks to the Star. Says Alesha on the front page: “DANCE SHOW SAVED MY LIFE.”

“In “Strictly saved my life,” the Sun talks to Alesha and learns that the pro-celebrity dance show Strictly Come … READ ON

Posted: 24th, December 2007 | In: Celebrities | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


X-Rated X Factor’s Sex Hell X-Clusive

niki-x-factor.jpgWITH the world going potty for reality TV show winner Leon Lewis, the Sport looks at the woman who came fourth in TV’s X Factor.

But fame for NIKI EVANS has come at a price. In “X FACTOR NIKI SEX … READ ON

Posted: 24th, December 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


t.A.T.u Maxim Out

tatu.jpgJULIA Volkova and Lena Katina, members of the group t.A.T.u, have a new song out.

Having dressed up as schoolgirls (Britney Spears) and rubbed each other with all the eroticism of a frotting Japanese commuter traveller fingering his umbrella (Spice … READ ON

Posted: 23rd, December 2007 | In: Celebrities | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lindsay Lohan: How To Make Empathy Addiction Pay

lindsay-lohan.jpgTHE Sydney Morning Herald reports that Linsday Lohan:

“The troubled Hollywood starlet Lindsay Lohan is the last person you would expect to be on the receiving end of a little Aussie ingenuity but not everyone has friends like the Australian … READ ON

Posted: 21st, December 2007 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Amy Winehouse Does Bryan Adams’ Cold Turkey

amy-winehouse.jpgIT’S tuning into a terrific Christmas with Amy Winehouse and family.

As we join in another verse of The Amy And The Priory, the Sun notes that Bryan Adams is the latest pop star to take note of the … READ ON

Posted: 21st, December 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Poker’s Pamela Anderson Creates An Illusion With Criss Angel

pamelaandersonrick.jpg“DID an illusionist come between Pamela Anderson and her professional poker-playing hubby, Rick Salomon?” asks the New York Post.

Anderson has been appearing on stage in New York as a pneumatic Debbie McGee to magician Hans Klok’s Paul Daniels.

The … READ ON

Posted: 21st, December 2007 | In: Celebrities | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gilding The Lily Allen

lily-allen-ring.jpgTODAY’S Lily Allen comes via the Mirror’s 3AM girls (now reduced to just two in number).

Readers see a picture of Lily’s fingers and an array of Argos rings.

The 3AM girls wonder if one of these trinkets is an … READ ON

Posted: 21st, December 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Rupert Everett: Celebrity Quote Of The Day

SAYS foppish Britsh actor Rupert Everett in the Times: “Hollywood is a place that pretends it’s very liberal but it’s not remotely. It’s like Al-Qaeda.”

Everett says his sexuality has cost him “tons” of leading roles during his career.… READ ON

Posted: 20th, December 2007 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Kids Are in Sight: Spice Girls, Posh T-Shirts And Chelsea’s Little Dennis Wise

posh-spice.jpgWHEN did it begin, this habit of celebrities introducing their children to the fans?

The first time the Anorak really noticed the incongruous presence of a celebrity child was when little Dennis wise, Chelsea’s ankle-biting fire starter captain, carried his … READ ON

Posted: 20th, December 2007 | In: Celebrities | Comments (4) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Amy Winehouse Chews Over A Spell On Remand

winehouse-trippy.jpgMORE signs that the police are obsessed by celebrity in news on Amy Winehouse.In a piece in which the Sun’s new showbiz writer Gordon ‘Prime Minister of Showbiz’ Smart says “prisoners are very protective of their women”, he hears “pals” … READ ON

Posted: 20th, December 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jesus Christ Was A Celebrity: Danielle Lloyd’s Wondering Star

jesus-celebrity.jpgDID Jesus have the X Factor?

No one attracts celebrities like Jesus. And today Star readers spot Danielle Lloyd telling Star readers how she’s going to celebrate the birth of A-lister Jesus Christ.

Dressed as Jesus would have been at … READ ON

Posted: 20th, December 2007 | In: Back pages, Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Celebrity Christmas With The Geldofs

bob-geldof.jpgCELEBRITY Christmas with the Bob Geldofs.

Says Peaches Geldof in the Sun: “At Christmas dinner if I leave something on my plate he goes, ‘Peaches, remember the f***ing Africans…”

At grandpa’s house this Christmas: “My dad will be there, drunk … READ ON

Posted: 20th, December 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Michael Jackson: Post Its From The Edge

jackson.jpgIS that Michael Jackson on the Mirror’s front page?

Recognising someone whose face really does change in the wind, and often gets stuck, is no easy thing.

I recall a trip to a Rod Stewart concert. Rod kicked footballs into … READ ON

Posted: 20th, December 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (6) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lily Allen’s One A Day Headline Maker

lilyallen.jpgONE day on from Lily Allen’s pregnancy announcement, the Express produces its daily picture of the singer and finds no need to comment on what Lily’s said, Lily’s family or Lily’s weight. No small miracle.

Instead we are invited to … READ ON

Posted: 20th, December 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


John Edwards Love Child ‘Scandal’, Rielle Hunter Responds

john_edwards.jpg SAYS the National Enquirer: “UPDATE: NATIONAL ENQUIRER WORLD EXCLUSIVE: JOHN EDWARDS LOVE CHILD SCANDAL!”

John Edwards is the Presidential candidate with the smooth hair and decent teeth. He cannot fail.

But now the Enquirer reports that his winning look, allegedly, … READ ON

Posted: 19th, December 2007 | In: National Enquirer, Politicians | Comments (13) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kerry Katona’s Meet Pie

kerry-katona.jpgHOW do you top Kerry Katona and a Nolan sister?

No, not with a tiara, a pink Stetson hat or an Anthea Turner fright wig. TV’s most winsome double act since Hale and Pace – Kerry and Nolan advertise Iceland’s … READ ON

Posted: 19th, December 2007 | In: Celebrities, OK! | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The OK! Christmas Party: Come As They Are

chantelle-jordan.jpgTO the OK! Christmas party, where Nikki Grahame is dressed up as a green elf, in much the same fashion as Jordan is later in this week’s organ.

Nikkkkki’s outfit is loose, baggy even. Jordan’s outfit clings to her like … READ ON

Posted: 19th, December 2007 | In: Celebrities, OK! | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nuns Save Britney Spears

“BRITISH nuns have vowed to save troubled Britney Spears.”

The news gets only more fantastic when the Daily Star says that these nuns have chosen “us to be the angels of deliverance by passing on the message”.

The “us” are … READ ON

Posted: 19th, December 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (4) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Stuffing The Bird: Jordan Is The Virgin Mary

jordan-1.jpgIT is easier for Jordan to pass through the eye of a needle than it is for casting directors to breathe new life into the nativity.

All celebrities want to be Mary and Joseph and Jesus. But only three can, … READ ON

Posted: 19th, December 2007 | In: Celebrities, OK! | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Celebrity Policing With Amy Winehouse

winoblake11.jpgAMY Winehouse has been arrested in connection with an investigation into claims that her husband Blake perverted the course of justice.

And that means more words from Mitch Winehouse, Amy’s father who appears to be her spokesperson but remains forever … READ ON

Posted: 19th, December 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A Bit Parky For Judi Dench

parky.jpgJUDI Dench is on the Michael Parkinson show. As ever with Dame Dench there is drama: her cardigan has fallen open.

How do you follow Mohammed Ali mouthing off, a lifetime of Billy Connolly anecdotes and being attacked by Rod … READ ON

Posted: 19th, December 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Ex-Factor: How Leon Jackson Ended Reality TV Singing

simon_cowell.jpgLEON Jackson is the nation’s “newest star”. So says the Mirror of the winner of TV’s X Factor talent show.

The Sun says Jackson is a “character waiting to bust out of his shell”.

In “LEON: I’ll be the 2008 … READ ON

Posted: 19th, December 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (11) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lily Allen’s Baby Argos

lilyallen.gifENCOURAGING news from the world of celebrity where Lily Allen is pregnant.

Having almost exhausted ways to talk about Lily’s weight and health, and fearful of repeating puns based on her one big hit Smile, showbiz writers were searching for … READ ON

Posted: 19th, December 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cher Tightens Chastity’s Belt

cher.jpgYOU can pick your friends. In Hollywood you can pick your teeth, your nose and even your buttocks.

And as Angelina Jolie and Madonna have shown, you can even pick your children.

But you cannot control how things will turn … READ ON

Posted: 18th, December 2007 | In: Celebrities, National Enquirer | Comments (5) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0