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Melanie Brown Apologizes For Date Rape Comment About Her Husband

June 27th, 2011 9:18am EDT
Melanie Brown
British singer Melanie Brown has apologized for making an inappropriate comment about date rape, insisting she "did not mean to offend anyone."

The former Spice Girls star caused controversy with a post on Twitter in which she told fans, "My husband is asleep. I think I may date rape him!"

The message sparked outrage from her followers and Brown has now apologised for the remark.

She writes, "Sorry for the 'date rape comment' I did not mean to offend anyone at all my sincere apologies!"
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Stars Honor 'Idol' Creator Simon Fuller For His Walk Of Fame Honor

May 21st, 2011 10:30am EDT
Simon Fuller
Annie Lennox and Jennifer Lopez have both taken out full page ads in the new issue of The Hollywood Reporter to congratulate Simon Fuller on his upcoming Hollywood Walk of Fame honor.

The British music mogul will unveil his star on Monday.

The trade paper also features tributes to the man behind "American Idol" and the Spice Girls from Prince Charles, former U.K. Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Lisa Marie Presley, Lennox and Victoria and David Beckham.

Prince Charles calls Fuller "a great entrepreneur who is a genius of creativity and marketing," adding, "He has helped me stage several fund...
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Victoria Beckham Schedules C-Section On July 4th

May 19th, 2011 10:12pm EDT
Victoria Beckham
Victoria Beckham will give birth in America at the beginning of July, her representative has revealed.

The former Spice Girls star announced in January she was expecting her fourth child with soccer star husband David Beckham this summer.

And now reports suggest the singer-turned-fashion-designer has booked a Cesarean section on July 4th - Independence Day - when she'll give birth to her first daughter.

Beckham's spokesperson has confirmed the child will be born in the U.S., but the stars are refusing to confirm the exact date in July - and the rep has dismissed reports the couple will n...
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Britney Spears Has A New Personal Trainer

May 17th, 2011 8:40pm EDT
Britney Spears
Britney Spears has turned to former Spice Girls star Melanie Brown's trainer to help her get in tip-top shape for her upcoming tour.

Derek DeGrazio will put the "Toxic" singer through her paces to get her superfit for the taxing tour schedule.

A source tells Life & Style magazine, "Derek is working out with her every day and helping her with nutrition. She's rehearsing five hours a day, six days a week."

DeGrazio has also worked with Kim Kardashian, Christina Applegate and Sex And The City star Chris Noth.

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Lady Gaga Changes 'Born This Way' Lyrics For Kate Moss

May 15th, 2011 10:01pm EDT
Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga thrilled the fashionable crowd at her secret concert in London on Thursday night by incorporating Kate Moss' name into the lyrics of her hit single "Born This Way."

The superstar showed up at posh private members club Annabel's in London's Mayfair to play a surprise set of tracks from her new album, just hours after delighting fans with a performance at the Cannes Film Festival in France that day.

She played to 200 guests, including former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell and comedian Stephen Fry, but Gaga only had eyes for supermodel Moss, who was dancing in front of the stage.

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Spice Girls Musical 'Viva Forever' Delayed

May 8th, 2011 7:01pm EDT
Spice Girls
The Spice Girls' upcoming musical has been delayed so the pop stars can perfect the stage spectacular themselves.

The "Wannabe" hitmakers have been hands on in the creation of Viva Forever, a show inspired by the songs of the British girl group, which comprised of Victoria Beckham, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Melanie Brown and Melanie Chisholm.

But Chisholm admits the project, which is destined for London's West End, has hit a stumbling block because the former band members are so busy.

She tells Britain's Daily Star Sunday, "We were planning to open around summer time but it's likely t...
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The Stars React To Osama Bin Laden's Death

May 2nd, 2011 8:18am EDT
Barack Obama
Stars from across the world of show business have expressed their shock and hailed the news that terrorist Osama Bin Laden has been killed in Pakistan.

The Al-Qaeda leader, 54, is believed to have been the mastermind behind the tragedy of 9/11, when two airplanes crashed into the Twin Towers at the World Trade Center in New York on September 11, 2001. Nearly 3,000 people were killed in the worst terrorist atrocities in the country's history. Reports of Bin Laden's death began surfacing late on Sunday after an almost 10 year manhunt.

U.S. President Barack Obama confirmed the news during ...
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PETA Reignites Victoria Beckham Handbag Dispute

April 18th, 2011 8:43am EDT
Victoria Beckham
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) bosses have reignited a dispute with Victoria Beckham over her accessories range, rejecting claims the animal-skin products adhere to strict ethical guidelines.

Executives at the animal rights group slammed the former Spice Girls star when she unveiled the collection last year, with purses made from crocodile and lizard skin, as well as calf leather.

Beckham's spokesperson brushed off the criticism, saying, "Everyone is entitled to personal opinion and choice, but as with all Victoria Beckham products, the handbags are made to the highe...
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Melanie Brown Expecting Her Third Child

March 21st, 2011 7:55am EDT
Melanie Brown
Melanie Brown is the latest Spice Girl celebrating baby news - the singer has confirmed she is pregnant.

The pop star is set to welcome her first child with husband Stephen Belafonte this summer, joining her former band mates Emma Bunton and Victoria Beckham in the expectant moms club.

And after marrying Belafonte in Las Vegas in 2007, Brown insists the pregnancy is "a dream come true."

She tells Britain's Hello! magazine, "We're really thrilled. We wouldn't have planned and waited for four years to have a baby if we weren't excited and ready for it... We're really happily married, an...
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Celebrities Tweet Prayers & Well Wishes To Japan Earthquake Victims

March 11th, 2011 9:10am EST
Melanie Brown
Former Spice Girls star Melanie Brown is terrified she will be caught up in a tsunami horror following Friday's earthquake in Japan.

The singer and her husband Stephen Belafonte are currently on a trip around the Far East and travelled to Malaysia from Singapore earlier this week.

She took to Twitter soon after the 8.9-magnitude tremor hit Japan on Friday - but her concerns turned to terror when a tsunami warning was issued for more than 20 countries and islands, including Malaysia.

In a series of posts, Brown writes, "My thoughts and prayers are with everyone in Japan I can not believe ...
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Elton John Hopes Victoria Beckham Has A Baby Girl

February 2nd, 2011 7:07am EST
Elton John
Elton John hopes his pal Victoria Beckham has a baby girl when she gives birth later this year - because he knows how much the star craves a daughter.

The former Spice Girl and her soccer star husband David Beckham, who are already parents to three sons, announced news of their impending new addition last month.

Now Elton, who is godparents to the Beckhams' eldest Brooklyn and Romeo, has spoken out about his joy for the couple - and is praying the brood of boys welcomes a sister soon.

The Rocket Man, who became a first-time father in December, tells Britain's Daily Mirror, "I've learnt a...
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Hot Legs: Geri Halliwell Launches Swimwear Line

January 28th, 2011 2:00pm EST
Geri Halliwell
Geri Halliwell just released her swimwear line Geri by Next in London, and she looked terrifically tan in black shirts and blouse.

The 38-year-old former Spice Girls star opted to leave the bathing suit modeling to the professionals.

Geri said about her fashion line, “We all deserve to look fantastic whatever our shape and size. I just want to give women confidence."
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Spice Girl Emma Bunton Got Engaged For Her Birthday

January 23rd, 2011 5:00pm EST
Emma Bunton
Former Spice Girls star Emma Bunton celebrated her 35th birthday in style on Friday - with an engagement ring.

The one-time Baby Spice announced the happy news via Twitter.com today, posting a picture of the ring longtime boyfriend Jade Jones gave her.

She wrote, "Yahooooo I'm Engaged! Love you Jade! I'm a very happy lady!"

She later confirmed the news during an appearance on British TV show Dancing on Ice.

Bunton is expecting the couple's second child in May.

They have been together for 11 years and have a three-year-old son, called Beau.

Jones, a chef, was formerly a singer in Briti...
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David And Victoria Beckham Expecting Fourth Child

January 9th, 2011 1:48pm EST
David And Victoria Beckham
David Beckham took to his Facebook page on Sunday morning to announce that his wife, Victoria, is pregnant with the couple's fourth child.

"I've got some great news to tell you all. Victoria and I are expecting our fourth child this summer. The boys are very excited about the arrival of a new brother or sister," he said.

The popular British couple have three sons, Brooklyn, 11, Romeo, 8, and Cruz, 5.

The news comes shortly after Victoria's new handbags became the season's must-have fashion item, selling out just hours after going on sale online. The former Spice Girl teamed up with acce...
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2010 Year In Entertainment Review: November

January 2nd, 2011 5:00pm EST
Demi Lovato
The royal news of the year was the talk of the month as Prince William and Kate Middleton announced their engagement and plans to wed in 2011.

Teen star Demi Lovato stunned young Hollywood when she quite the Jonas Brothers tour and checked into rehab to address personal and "emotional" issues, and Charlie Sheen and Lil Wayne officially became free men again - the actor's divorce from Brooke Mueller became official, while rapper Lil Wayne was released from prison.

MGM, the studio behind the James Bond film franchise, filed for bankruptcy, actor Justin Long was injured in a car crash, and s...
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David Beckham Gets Tough With Hooker

December 31st, 2010 12:23am EST
David Beckham
David Beckham has further distanced himself from allegations he slept with a prostitute in 2007 by swearing under oath he has never even met her.

On Tuesday, Beckham filed a declaration in his $25 million lawsuit against hooker Irma Nici and the publishers of In Touch Weekly magazine, who ran her story earlier this year.

In his declaration, obtained by TMZ.com, the sporting hunk, who is married to former Spice Girls star Victoria Beckham, insists Nici "fabricated" the facts of her expose, and goes on to list them.

He denies, "that in August 2007, I committed adultery with Nici and anothe...
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Cher, Verne Troyer & Melanie Brown Are Gagged For Gay Rights

December 27th, 2010 11:41am EST
Verne Tryoer
Cher, actor Verne Troyer, and former Spice Girls star Melanie Brown are pictured gagged by duct tape for a new photoshoot supporting a gay marriage campaign.

The two singers joined "Austin Powers" star Troyer to pose for pictures wearing silver tape over their mouth, sealing their lips shut.

The photos will be used to promote the NOH8 campaign, which is pushing for officials in California to overturn the ban on same-sex marriage.
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Emma Bunton Pregnant With Her Second Child

November 4th, 2010 9:43am EDT
Emma Bunton
Former Spice Girls star Emma Bunton is pregnant with her second child.

The singer-turned-TV presenter is expecting another baby with her longtime partner, former Damage singer Jade Jones.

The couple is already parents to a three-year-old son, Beau.

Bunton announced the happy news in a post on her Twitter.com page, writing, "So our family grows, we are SO excited to announce we're having our 2nd baby and Beau's wish for a brother or sister has come true!"

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PETA Bosses Seek Legal Counsel Over Victoria Beckham Story

October 21st, 2010 11:51pm EDT
Victoria Beckham
Animal rights activists at PETA are threatening to sue the publishers of a British tabloid newspaper over an article suggesting they were planning to douse Victoria Beckham in lizard blood.

The Mirror reported the group members had targeted the former Spice Girls star for the gory stunt as a protest against her new handbag line, which features items made from the skin of exotic animals.

The article, printed earlier this week, suggested Beckham's aides were being forced to "bolster security" during an upcoming promotional trip to the U.K. ahead of the launch of her new accessories collecti...
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Spice Girls To Open London's 2012 Olympics?

October 17th, 2010 2:00pm EDT
Spice Girls
Melanie Chisholm is calling on fans to petition for the Spice Girls to perform at the Opening Ceremony of London's 2012 Olympic Games.

The singer, also known as Mel C, would love to reunite the girl group, including bandmates Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell and Victoria Beckham, to kick off the sporting event in the British capital.

And she wants the "Wannabe" hitmakers' loyal fan base to help put the campaign in motion.

She says, "Officially we don't know anything yet but I think it's a brilliant idea. It would be wonderful for all five of us to appear and I'm sure all the gi...
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Melanie Brown Down Plays Husband's Hotel Brawl

October 12th, 2010 8:25am EDT
Melanie Brown
British singer Melanie Brown has defended her husband after he was allegedly involved in a violent brawl at a posh London hotel, insisting the reports have been blown out of proportion.

The former Spice Girl and her partner Stephen Belafonte were in the U.K. capital promoting their new reality TV show. They were out drinking with pals on Thursday at the May Fair Hotel, but their night descended into chaos when a group of men reportedly made lewd comments about Brown, prompting Belafonte to lash out. Reports suggested one man was bleeding and had to be taken to hospital following the clash...
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Melanie Brown's Husband Involved In Violent Brawl

October 10th, 2010 2:12pm EDT
Melanie Brown
Former Spice Girl Melanie Brown's husband was reportedly involved in a violent brawl in a posh London hotel in the early hours of Thursday.

The singer and her partner Stephen Belafonte were in the U.K. capital to promote their new reality TV show and enjoyed an evening in the city's luxurious May Fair hotel drinking with pals.

However the night descended into chaos when a group of men reportedly made lewd comments about Brown, which allegedly prompted her husband to lash out, according to Britain's News of the World.

In pictures obtained by the newspaper, Belafonte is seen grappling with...
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Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell Is Curvy & Delectable

October 9th, 2010 9:00am EDT
Geri Halliwell
Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell showed up at Breast Cancer Care's 2010 fashion show in London earlier this week looking curvy and sexy in a long, black lace gown. Compared to Julia Roberts' similar look, she is hot!

Despite reconciliation rumors this past spring, former bandmate Emma Bunton dismissed reports the group was reuniting for a sequel to their "Spice World" movie, insisting her comments about an upcoming project were taken out of context.

Meanwhile, another bandmate, Victoria Beckham, has been in the news lately over rumors her husband David cheated on her with a prostitute. Th...
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Victoria Beckham On David: 'We're Soulmates'

October 7th, 2010 8:33am EDT
Victoria Beckham
Victoria Beckham has defended her marriage to husband David amid scandalous reports he bedded a hooker - a tabloid story the couple is fighting legally.

In a new Marie Claire article, the former Spice Girls star coos about her 11-year marriage to the soccer stud and model, insisting she's still madly in love with the L.A. Galaxy star.

She tells the publication, "We are still so close, David and I. We were at a party the other day at my mum's house and I was sitting on his lap. We're very affectionate. I looked at him and thought after being married for 11 years, we were the only couple wh...
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Melanie Brown Undergoing Marriage Counseling

October 4th, 2010 10:30am EDT
Melanie Brown
Melanie Brown has been undergoing relationship therapy for years and insists the counseling has made her marriage to Stephen Belafonte "tight".

The couple's three-year union was rocked by rumors of a secret split over the summer but Brown was quick to dismiss the speculation. The former Spice Girls star has now revealed she and Belafonte have sought expert advice over the years to guide them through any marital problems they encounter.

She says, "Stephen and I have been seeing a family therapist - normally once a week. It's nice to show your vulnerability sometimes. I work through my fr...
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David Beckham's Lawyers Serve Hooker With $25 Million Subpoena

September 28th, 2010 10:30am EDT
David Beckham
Lawyers working for soccer superstar David Beckham have served a $25 million injunction on hooker Irma Nici - accusing her of causing him "great mental anguish" with allegations they slept together.

Nici hit headlines around the world last week when she sensationally claimed Beckham had paid for her services on two occasions in 2007. The sportsman immediately launched legal action against Nici and In Touch magazine, which published the story - and on Monday a representative served papers on Nici in New York, alleging the former prostitute has falsely accused Beckham of "criminal and adult...
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Melanie Brown Sued Over Failed Investment Deal

September 15th, 2010 11:30am EDT
Melanie Brown
Former Spice Girl Melanie Brown has been targeted in a new lawsuit over allegations she backed out of an investment deal to star in a saucy Las Vegas revue.

In a lawsuit filed at Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday, the British singer is accused of fraud and breach of contract by bosses at BMEDIA, who allegedly handed over $500,000 to Brown in 2008 to invest in future projects.

The suit claims that Brown's team promised she had albums and concerts in the pipeline, but the star reneged on the deal to perform in adults-only extravaganza Peep Show last year.

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Spotted: Tori Spelling & Other Stars With Their Kids

August 16th, 2010 1:40pm EDT
Tori Spelling
Tori Spelling carried her 2-year-old daughter Stella as they arrived at Disney/Pixar's "World of Cars Online" launch party in Los Angeles on Aug. 11.

Actor Bruce Davison took his daughter Sophia Lucinda for some fun at a Los Angeles farmer's market. The pair could be seen riding a train together as little Sophia sported a Snow White t-shirt. Davison will be appearing in the upcoming drama "The Exodus of Charlie Wright" about a Los angeles billionaire who goes into self-imposed exile.

Geri Halliwell and her daughter Bluebell headed to a summer party in London's Notting Hill today. For...
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Hot Legs: Sugababes Singer Jade Ewan Struts Her Stuff

August 15th, 2010 2:41pm EDT
Sugababes
They're called the Sugababes, but as far as we can tell there's only one babe.

Maybe they should rethink their name? New member Jade Ewan recently showed off her long, lean legs at a music festival in Zambujeira do Mar, Portugal.

Bandmates Heidi Range and Amelle Berrabah also took the stage, but leggy Jade definitely outshone her singing partners.

The band just revealed they will start work on a new album next week. The disc will be the first with new member Jade, who rerecorded Keisha Buchanan's vocals on their previous release "Sweet 7" after being drafted into the band in September.
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Geri Halliwell To Launch New Spice Girls?

August 8th, 2010 10:59pm EDT
Geri Halliwell
British singer Geri Halliwell is creating a new girl group to follow in the footsteps of the Spice Girls, according to a U.K. report.

The star shot to fame in the 1990s as a member of the Spice Girls, along with bandmates Victoria Beckham, Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton and Melanie Chisholm, and has now reportedly recruited five wannabe pop stars to form a similar group.

And several record labels bosses are already said to be interested in signing Halliwell's band, reports Britain's News of the World.

A source tells the publication, "This is very exciting for her. She's been painstakingly pu...
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