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|Paul McCartney has officially filed for divorce from wife Heather Mills, citing her "unreasonable" and "argumentative behavior," according to British press reports. Mills' rep says the former model plans on filing a counterclaim in what's shaping up as one of the most expensive breakups
in British history. Meanwhile, Mills claims she made Paris Hilton cry and vow to give up fur after showing the heiress a DVD that featured cats and dogs being skinned alive for their pelts.
Ozzy Osbourne has designed a limited edition T-shirt to benefit the Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Katharine McPhee accompanied the other "American Idol 5" finalists to met with the president Friday after rejoining the Idols Live tour in Pittsburgh on Thursday.
Pamela Anderson and Kid Rock traded vows in the South of France Saturday, in the first of four weddings the couple plans to have before they're through saying "I do." Next up on the Kid & Pam marital tour: Malibu, Detroit, and Nashville.
Officials in Russia inexplicably pulled the plug on an Eric Clapton concert set for Red Square next week. The guitarist's rep says the "circumstances of the cancellation are completely beyond his control."
The Rolling Stones will become the first musical act to use a new technology called Listen Live Now, which allows fans to dial a toll-free number and listen to a concert in real time for $1.99 per seven minutes.
Owen Wilson has responded to Steely Dan's claim that the movie You, Me and Dupree was based on the band's Grammy-winning song, "Cousin Dupree," claiming he had "never heard the song" and did not "even know who this gentleman, Mr. Steely Dan, is." "I hope this helps to clear things up and I can get back to concentrating on my new movie, Hey 19," the actor joked.
|Prince, 48, and wife Manuela Testolini Nelson, 29, a former employee at the pop star's Paisley Park Studios in Minneapolis, have confirmed plans to divorce after five years together. The marriage was Prince's second.
After three weeks in relative silence to allow her bruised vocal cords to recover, "American
Idol 5" runner-up Katharine McPhee co-hosted "The View" Thursday and performed as well later that night in Pittsburgh.
Per the New York Post, Eddie Van Halen is contributing two new songs, "Rise" and "Catherine," to the soundtrack of Sacred Sin, an adult film by porn director Ninn Worx, a good friend of the Van Halen musician. As to why he decided to make the move to X-rated fare, Van Halen said, "Michael Ninn is like Spielberg to me: the imagery, the way he
makes things look, just sensual," Page Six quotes him as saying.
DMX is refusing to accept a plea deal in White Plains, New York, stemming from his June arrest for multiple traffic violations, including driving without a license. The Grand Champ rapper explained why he rejected the offer after a recent court hearing: "It's not fair--$25,000 for traffic tickets? Come on. Let's keep it real."
EMI, which has a roster of artists including Coldplay and Norah Jones, announced Thursday it is giving up on plans to merge with Warner Music that would've created the world's second-largest music group, after an antitrust ruling vetoed a similar music-industry merger.
The big five record labels reached a legal settlement with file-sharing network KaZaA that will see the latter pay more than $100 million in damages for enabling illegal downloading of copyrighted music and commit to going legit immediately.
After growing tired of hearing rumors about his sexuality, Lance Bass confirmed to People magazine that he is gay and involved with "Amazing Race" winner Reichen Lehmkuhl. "I'm more liberated and happy than I’ve been my whole life," the ex-boy-bander told the magazine.
Metallica has admitted defeat in its long-running battle against the digital revolution and is making its music available through iTunes Music Store.
Katharine McPhee is scheduled to appear as guest host on "The View" Thursday and to perform her version of "Over the Rainbow." The "Idol" runner-up has been sidelined for weeks due to a reported case of laryngitis and bronchitis, but plans to join the Idols Live tour Thursday night.
Seether is canceling all August performances so that singer Shaun Morgan can seek treatment in rehab. "I need help with addictions that I can't kick on my own," Morgan said in a statement.
Jessica Simpson is set to appear on Rosie O'Donnell's debut episode of "The View" Sept. 5, People reports.
Fred Durst announced his engagement to Krista Salvatore, a Rhode Island native who he met over Memorial Day Weekend, according to a post on his MySpace account.
A judge is refusing to dismiss a sexual harassment suit filed against Phil Spector by a former aide.
Pete Doherty has canceled a Babyshambles concert scheduled for Wednesday in Ibiza and returned to drug rehab, the tour promoter said Friday.
Beyoncé Knowles and her mother, Tina Knowles, are being sued $1.5 million by Greg Walker, CEO of Icon Entertainment, an ex-business associate who claims they owe him money for a deal he brokered on their behalf that led to the creation of their House of Dereon clothing line.
Ashlee Simpson has put her $6 million Encino, California, pad on the market after living there for less than a year, People magazine reports.
NBC will broadcast Madonna's Confessions Tour Live in a two-hour special in November, marking the singer's first-ever broadcast network performance.
Steely Dan posted an open letter to Luke Wilson on the band's official Website, demanding that he order his brother "Owen C." to attend the band's Irvine, California concert and apologize for not crediting the rockers' song "Cousin Dupree" with inspiring his movie, You, Me and Dupree.
Taylor Hicks and the other top 10 "Idol" finalists are scheduled to visit President George W. Bush in the Oval Office on Friday. It was unclear whether Katharine McPhee, who has yet to rejoin the Idols Live tour, would be well enough to make the trip.
The publicist for Los Lonely Boys is claiming that the Saturday arrest of bassist Joey "JoJo" Sacarais Garza on charges that he assaulted his fiancée was all a misunderstanding. Carina Lyn, the fiancée in question, is claiming that she and Garza were simply "being too loud." The musician was also charged with possession of less than two ounces of marijuana.
Kylie Minogue is launching her own line of fragrances and other products, perfume maker Coty announced.
Ani DiFranco is expecting a baby with record producer Mike Napolitano, who co-produced her upcoming album, Reprieve. The singer said she is due in February.
Arvel Jett Reeves, one of two men who pled guilty to installing digital video recorders to tape Michael Jackson on a private jet flight to Santa Barbara where he was turning himself in on child molestation charges in 2003, was sentenced to eight months in prison.
The Rolling Stones will kick off the North American leg of their Bigger Bang tour Sept. 20 in Boston.
Madonna's video for "Like a Prayer" topped MTV's list of the Top 100 Videos That Broke the Rules. Britney Spears' "Baby, One More Time" came in second and Michael Jackson's "Thriller" was third.
Stevie Wonder has been named a recipient of the National Civil Rights Museum's 2006 Freedom Awards.
Rod Stewart will release his first rock album in eight years--Still the Same...Great Rock Classics of Our Time--on Oct. 10.
All news gathered from E! Online and other sources