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Antonella Barba Bites American Idol’s Big One

PICTURES of American Idol wannabe Antonella Barba warming up her tonsils in unconventional style have made her a star in the US.

And now that Antonella has been booted from the … (read more)

Posted: 12th, March 2007 | In: TV & Radio | Comments (12)


Generation X – Simon Cowell And Teenage Talent

CHILDREN should not be caused any “unnecessary distress or anxiety by their involvement”.

We talk not of school exams and being weighed and measured by the Government for signs of fatness … (read more)

Posted: 12th, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comments (2)


Prince Charles Foot In Mouth

AND what about Prince Charles’ stance on McDonald’s?

Said Charles to a nutritionist: “Have you got anywhere with McDonald’s? Have you tried to get it banned?”

Not true, says the Prince’s office. … (read more)

Posted: 12th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comments (3)


Jo O’Meara Writes Jade Goody’s Wrongs

“BIG BROTHER JO BLOWS LID ON JADE,” says the headline. “Race row star to drop mate in it.” And: “The truth too shocking for TV.”

You want the truth? You can’t … (read more)

Posted: 12th, March 2007 | In: Celebrities | Comments (41)


Camilla’s Shoddy Behaviour

ON the matter of Prince Charles’s green credentials, the Mail brings news.

The story goes that on a recent trip to the Gulf, Charles’ wife Camilla discovered that she’d left a … (read more)

Posted: 12th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comments (3)


Prince Charles’ Bore Meddles

IS Prince Charles meddling?

The Mail highlights tonight’s TV show – Charles – The Meddling Prince – and hears the Prince’s response to the charge that he interferes.

The show features Lord … (read more)

Posted: 12th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comments (3)


Heather Mills Changes Her Spots

CAN Heather Mills escape her past?

Many have studied Heather’s work in Die Freuden der Liebe (The Lover’s Guide), the hardworking blonde’s tribute to baby oil and Anglo-German relations.

And now the … (read more)

Posted: 12th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comments (7)


Win Danielle Lloyd For A Night

FANCY a date with Danielle Lloyd?

Now split from her footballer Teddy Sheringham, Big Brother star emeritus Danielle is offering Star readers the chance to join her on a night out.

The … (read more)

Posted: 12th, March 2007 | In: Celebrities | Comments (4)


British Blog Review

WELCOME to roundup #108, and as many of you will know, this week brought the sad news of the sudden death of Chris Lightfoot. Many, many words have been written … (read more)

Posted: 12th, March 2007 | In: Broadsheets | Comment (1)


Hash For Questions

HOW much police and court time and public money went into convicting the cannabis granny? I don’t know the answer but it obviously wasn’t cheap.

Hands up who thinks that this … (read more)

Posted: 11th, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Lindsay Lohan’s Dad Michael Is Getting Out

MICHAEL Lohan, father of superstar actress Lindsay Lohan, is set to walk out of prison at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 13th – and into the reality TV show he’d … (read more)

Posted: 11th, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comments (12)


Simon Cowell, Robbie Williams & Britney Spears Are Pop Idle & Liz Hurley’s Wedding

“IT’S very fashionable to be in rehab,” said Simon Cowell in the Mirror. “This whole thing is a total indulgence.”

Cowell, who bestrides the world of canned pop music like a … (read more)

Posted: 11th, March 2007 | In: Broadsheets | Comments (2)


Farewell, Antonella, The Million Dollar Babe

GOOD timing for American Idol last night, sending Antonella Barba packing just as the show kicks into its Bono-inspired save-the-world mode with the “Idol Gives Back” charity event for kids … (read more)

Posted: 11th, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


The New Anorak

AFTER much planning the new Anorak site is here.

There are improved features. Things are better.

Celebrities are more stunning.
Politicians’ smiles are brighter.
Sportsmen are more triumphant.
Money is yours for the taking.

Over the … (read more)

Posted: 11th, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comments (41)


Daily Politics

MATTHEW Parris argues that high camp of the John Inman type was a necessary stage in the liberation of gays from bigotry.

Also in The Times, if you’re not feeling fit … (read more)

Posted: 10th, March 2007 | In: Uncategorized | Comment


Smack The Rich

DID you know that Ryan O’Neal and Farrah Fawcett’s son Redmond is in rehab?

A source tells the Enquirer: “It’s mind-blowing. At one point the kid had a $4,000-a-day heroin habit!”

That … (read more)

Posted: 10th, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)


Angelina Jolie’s Orphan Cart

ANGELINA Jolie recently announced she has filed papers to adopt yet another exotic overseas orphan, writes 14.

Faced with the burden of carrying so many children while traveling the world for … (read more)

Posted: 10th, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Figaro Speech – The Book

I THOUGHT you’d like to know that today is the day that Random House publishes my book, Thank You for Arguing: What Aristotle, Lincoln and Homer Simpson Can Teach Us … (read more)

Posted: 10th, March 2007 | In: Uncategorized | Comments (2)


Olsen Twins Beat Harry Potter

HARRY Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe earned £6.6million in 2006.

According to Forbes magazine, devastatingly handsome and not-at-all-nerdy-and-weedy Daniel is the second-best paid young actor on the planet.

Radcliffe was beaten to the … (read more)

Posted: 9th, March 2007 | In: Money | Comments (12)


James Bond, Star Wars & Batman For Sale

A 400-strong collection of costumes created and supplied by Angels The Costumiers, London, has sold at auction at Bonhams in Knightsbridge.

More than 400 costumes were available to collectors and enthusiasts … (read more)

Posted: 9th, March 2007 | In: Money | Comment (1)


Anna Nicole’s Blue Lady

ANNA Nicole Smith is blue.

Orange celebrities are things of the past as the Enquirer unzips the body bag containing what’s left of Anna Nicole and looks at her “ashen blue” … (read more)

Posted: 9th, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comments (3)


Heather Mills’ One-Step

HEATHER Mills McCartney unscrews her leg and executes a daring pirouette.

Heather is to star in American TV’s Dancing With Stars.

But her agonists are complaining of favourable treatment.

As … (read more)

Posted: 9th, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Lindsay Lohan’s Auto-Graph

“LOOK, mom – it’s Lindsay Lohan.”

Erin Morrissey, 13, is excited. The native of Erieville, New York, is in Los Angeles on holiday.

She has spotted the starlet, no small thing given … (read more)

Posted: 9th, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comments (4)


Spy School

“ARE schools being used to spy on your children?”

Most parents would hope so. What is a school report but a dossier of evidence? And – cruelty of cruelties – often … (read more)

Posted: 9th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comment


Heather Mills’ Video Nasty

HEATHER Mills, estranged wife of Paul McCartney, is acting strangely.

The Mail has a picture of Heather sat behind the wheel of a large 4×4.

Such brazen behaviour in these days of … (read more)

Posted: 9th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comment (1)