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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.

Britney Spears: TMZ, Paparazzi And Eyewitness News

spears_britney.jpgBRITNEY Spears is in a car. The paparrazi are near. What happens next? What the media wants to happen.

As Tabloid Baby reports from Los Angeles: “Strange twist in the TMZ-X17 paparazzi ‘tragedy’.” It’s the making and unmaking of Hollywood …

Posted: 14th, November 2007 | In: Celebrities | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Buy Ethiopia

family.jpgOVER the newswires, Anorak learns that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have bought Ethiopia.

There are those who like to snigger about celebrities being only in it for themselves, hosting telethons and charity dos to promote their mighty hearts and …

Posted: 14th, November 2007 | In: Celebrities | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeo Men: George Clooney Meets Fabio

fabio-clooney.jpgWOMEN of a certain age like George Clooney. And their grandma’s, chubbier sisters and pendant moustachioed interior decorators like Fabio, the “romance icon”, the stalwart of deathless love style.

Both men belong to a past era: Clooney to the golden …

Posted: 14th, November 2007 | In: Celebrities, National Enquirer | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Amy Winehouse Cracks As Blake Sobs

amy_winehouse.jpgAMY Winehouse looked “pail and painfully thin” as she arrived at Pentonville prison, where husband Blake Fielder-Civil is housed.

Indeed, it is encouraging to note that Winehouse has not altered, the jailing, however temporary, of her husband not affecting her …

Posted: 14th, November 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Heather Mills Is Fishing For Compliments

heather-mills-leg.jpgHEATHER Mills has been getting rather hot under the collar lately, claiming that the press are out to get her. Which is a near-perfect example of a self-fulfilling prophesy.

Today, the Sun gives “Lady Mucca” a routine kicking on page …

Posted: 14th, November 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Boy George Arrested On Kidnap Charge

boy-george-1.jpg“IT’S a good laugh all this,” said Boy George back in May, commenting on the tale that he was planning to kidnap a male escort and use him as a bondage slave.

Now, as the Sun reports, George has …

Posted: 13th, November 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Britney Spears And Lynne’s Nativity Play

britney-spears.jpgIF Britney Spears were British she’d be right now eating a kangaroo’s primary sexual characteristics with a side order of Ant ‘n’ Dec, and being touted as the new face of Pebble Mill At One.

Our Britney would soon be …

Posted: 12th, November 2007 | In: Celebrities | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


To Kill A Mocking Bird: Heather Mills Is The Accused

IN scenes reminiscent of Jeffrey Archer’s courtroom pot boiler The Accused, Heather Mills is to represent “HERSELF” in divorce court.

So says the Sun, which notes that Heather’s lawyers have “dumped her”.

Princess Diana’s law firm Mishcon de Reya – …

Posted: 10th, November 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (12) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Five Facts About Harry Dent-Brocklehurst And Lili Maltese

FIVE facts you never knew about Harry Dent-Brocklehurst and Lili Maltese. As detailed in conversation with OK! magazine:

1. When Lili’s son Jake (now aged 1) was born Lili had “no epidural, nothing. Obviously that was my preference but I …

Posted: 9th, November 2007 | In: Celebrities, OK! | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Angelina Jolie’s Biopic: Starring Brad Pitt And Jennifer Aniston

“HOLLYWOOD beauty had resigned herself to never having a life partner, but all that changed when Brad Pitt came onto the scene.” And Jolie got someone else’s.

In this exclusive OK! interview Jolie tell us about her “amazing life”. “It’s …

Posted: 9th, November 2007 | In: Celebrities, OK! | Comments (18) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jennifer Lopez Does An About Face

“THE world’s worst-kept secret…REVEALED,” says the Star. And readers guess. What is it? Is the world’s worst-kept secret:

a) Iran is building a nuclear bomb
b) Princess Diana never died but lives on the fabled Sixth Floor of Harvey Nichols

Posted: 9th, November 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Amy Winehouse’s Hits And Blake Fielder–Civil Pinched

AMY Winehouse should see the arrest of her husband Blake Fielder–Civil as a time to says “Stop” and “Let’s start again”.

“Amy man is cuffed and off to the cells,” says the Mirror’s front-page headline. “Baby, I love you.. Baby, …

Posted: 9th, November 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mac Still Able: Paul McCartney’s Challenge

IN “Moll Of Kintyre,” the Sun finds the story to fit the headline, saying that Paul McCartney’s new love was once accused of having links with the Mafia.

Or at least Nancy Shevell’s father, “mega-rich” Myron ‘Mike’ Shevell, was once …

Posted: 8th, November 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (10) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hullo, Clouds: Pete Doherty Re-Re-Rehabs

NEWS that Pete Doherty is back in rehab is as shocking as it is saddening. For musos keen to catch Pete’s latest work, the Mirror reports that he is staying at Clouds rehab facility, Wiltshire, Basil Fotherington-Thomas’ treatment centre of …

Posted: 8th, November 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Posh And Becks Targets In War On Terror

LIKE you, we have long wondered why no-one ever asked David Beckham to appeal for help in findings Iraq’s Weapons of Mass Destruction.

If only the War On Terror had a celebrity element it would surely achieve the news coverage …

Posted: 8th, November 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lorrie Morgan And Sammy Kershaw Look for Inspiration

WITH Wild West shoot-outs frowned upon, modern country musicians must seek inspiration in other ways.

In the good old day, male singers could find misery by opening a bar and finding the place shot up within hours by no good …

Posted: 7th, November 2007 | In: National Enquirer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jennifer Aniston Changes Her Friends

NOTHING ages faster then the new. And so it is a blessed relief that we are not reading in the National Enquirer about Jennifer Aniston’s new hairstyle, new man or new catchphrase.

To date Jennifer has kept her hair long …

Posted: 7th, November 2007 | In: Celebrities, National Enquirer | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jade Goody Leaks Out

NEWS that Jade Goody is to marry in secret occupies minds at the Daily Star.

The secret nuptials will occur at the Riverside Church in Manhattan (one of Billericay’s premier nightspots!) on February 29 2008.

After becoming Mr Jack Tweed, …

Posted: 7th, November 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (9) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Britney Spears: On Whom The Staff Tell

“INSIDE Britney’s MAD MAD world,” says the Mirror’s front page. “BY THE WOMAN CLOSEST TO HER.”

The woman is, naturally, Kalie Machado, who for three months was Britney’s assistant. One may wonder if Machado remains the woman closest to Britney …

Posted: 7th, November 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Katie Holmes And Tom Cruise Dress To The Right

A GIANT in the Scientology movement and a towering presence in official pictures of his wedding to Katie Holmes, Tom Cruise is noticed by the Mail.

Strange things are afoot. And in “Miss Holmes and her incredible shrinking man,” the …

Posted: 7th, November 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pete Doherty’s New Album: Doin’ The Do

OVERLOOKED for the Princess Diana concert, some would say unforgivably, Pete Doherty has been forced to revisit his career’s past highlights.

And if that means getting off his face on smack, then so be it. If Pete is to be …

Posted: 6th, November 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Steve McClaren Traces David Beckham

HAVING plumped for the professionals over the celebrity side Hollywood United Football Club – so much for the selection headache – David Beckham pulls on his socks with some urgency.

With England coach Steve McClaren watching form the stands amid …

Posted: 5th, November 2007 | In: Back pages, Celebrities | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lily Allen Smiles At Victoria Beckham

SAYS Lily Allen, singer of such hit songs as Smile, Grin, Beam, Smirk and Smile (Larfta Cut) in the Sun: “It does make me laugh to see pictures of Victoria Beckham on the front of a magazine.” Smile, even.

“I …

Posted: 5th, November 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


OK!, Let’s Not Talk About Kerry Katona’s Drugs

“YES, I WAS ON DRUGS ON GMTV!” says OK! diarist Kerry Katana in what is already being billed as a “KERRY EXCLUSIVE”.

On the magazine’s cover, Kerry cradles a newborn baby and a small-ish blond-ish child. That Kerry is proud …

Posted: 4th, November 2007 | In: Celebrities, OK! | Comments (7) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Britney Spears I Want To Know, By Cheryl Cole

ANORAK has managed to internalise our upset at the recent goings on in the life of Britney Spears.

But Girls Aloud singer Cheryl Cole is unable to contain herself. She emotes: “It’s devastating to see Britney like this. It’s so …

Posted: 3rd, November 2007 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0