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March 18, 2006

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Lachey to Play A Single Bachelor in A Sitcom Pilot

March 18, 2006 06:49:20 GMT

Nick Lachey to play single in real life, that is something for sure as his divorce with Jessica Simpson is near completion. But Nick plays single on screen, that's something new.

The actor singer will star as a single man named Colin living in Manhattan, in the comedy "She Said/He Said," CW spokesman Paul McGuire confirmed Friday.
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Linkin Park's Chester Bennington Fathering Again

March 18, 2006 06:21:07 GMT

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington is fathering again. His wife Talinda has on Thursday March 16th, 2006 given birth to a baby boy.

The newly born weighed in at 9-pound, 3-ounce and was named Tyler Lee. To note, Bennington has had two other sons: 10-year-old Jaime with Talinda and 4-year-old Draven from a previous marriage.
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Jared Leto to Guest Star on Desperate Housewives?

March 18, 2006 06:07:56 GMT

Hollywood hunk Jared Leto is reported to guest role on the popular hit TV show "Desperate Housewives". The actor reportedly is still in talks with producers to star in as Eva Longoria's Gabrielle's hunky love interest.

Rumors on the street said that he will play a grocery store clerk who falls for Gabrielle. An unnamed source tells US tabloid the Star, "When they were brainstorming about actors, they kept coming back to Jared's name... It's a really juicy role!"
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R&B Crooner Ne-Yo to Make His Feature Debut

March 18, 2006 04:31:58 GMT

R&B singer Ne-Yo apparently has yet satisfied with the achievement he's gained in music industry. Already ruled the US singles chart for the past two weeks, the star is now giving hand at acting and is about to make his feature debut in "Stompin'," an urban dance film that begins shooting this month in Atlanta.

Of drama musical genre, "Stompin'" follows a troubled 19-year-old from the gang-infested streets of L.A. who is able to bypass juvenile hall by enrolling in a black university in Atlanta. There he is courted by the top two campus fraternities, both of which want and need his fierce street-style dance moves to win the highly coveted national step-show competition.
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Latin Singer Shakira Goes Immortal

March 18, 2006 04:06:48 GMT

The queen of Latin American pop music Shakira goes immortal. The singer is to be immortalized with a 5-meter (16-foot) iron statue in her home city on Colombia's Caribbean coast.

The idea to build the statue was first popped by German sculptor Dieter Patt, who decided to make the likeness of Shakira after meeting the singer during her world tour.
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George Clooney Donates Oscar Gifts for Charity

March 18, 2006 03:41:01 GMT

If you are fans of George Clooney, you should not miss the good chance to get his Oscar goodies, while at the same time do another good deed for other people. The Hollywood heartthrob has donated his bag of Oscar goodies to an auction to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Insists he has no need for the expensive gifts, which are given to the millionaire celebrities simply for attending the annual ceremony, the Oscar winning actor decided to donate all the presents for the ones who actually need financial support.
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King of Pop Shuttered Up His Kingdom

March 18, 2006 03:24:03 GMT

The King of Pop goes bankrupt? Well at least his act of closing the house on his Neverland Ranch and dismissed some of the staff there can be considered as an indication that Michael Jackson indeed is going bankrupt.

Officially, Neverland is not closed. But it's not exactly wide open, either. Explaining on the fact, Jackson rep Rayone K. Bain said in a statement late Thursday "It is public knowledge that Mr. Jackson currently resides in the Middle Eastern country of Bahrain. He therefore decided to close his house and reduce his work force."
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Keisha Castle-Hughes Cast as Virgin Mary

March 18, 2006 03:04:52 GMT

Keisha Castle-Hughes, the teen-aged star best known for her portrayal in "Whale Rider," has been cast as Virgin Mary in the upcoming drama titled "Nativity".

The story covers the two-year period of Mary and Joseph's life, culminating in their leaving Nazareth and journeying 100 miles to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus. The story's aimed at fleshing out key characters such as King Herod; John the Baptist's parents, Zachariah and Elizabeth; the shepherds who were witness to Jesus' birth; and the arrival of the three kings from the Orient.