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Britney Spears 'overdosed' on amphetamines

Daisy Dumas Explosive new claims allege that Britney Spears may have OD'd on amphetamines in 2008.

Walk out

Britney Spears stops concert

Britney Spears.

The new and improved Britney Spears apparently isn't a fan of cigarette smoke - or any other kind of smoke, for that matter - while she's performing.

Selfies, celebrities and wet T-shirts: the ice bucket challenge is the ultimate 21st-century fund-raiser

Josephine Tovey Is the ice bucket challenge a truly altruistic phenomenon doing good, or yet another form of slacktivism?

Outstanding warrant

Miley Cyrus's homeless VMAs date has criminal past

Miley Cyrus with her mystery date, Jesse Helt, who is a homeless man from Salem, Oregon.

Rachel Clun The pop star's date made headlines for accepting her award - now more about Jesse's past has been revealed.

Weird admission

Colin Farrell reveals 'romance' with Elizabeth Taylor

Colin Farrell

Colin Farrell has revealed that he wanted to be Elizabeth Taylor's eighth husband. In a candid interview with Ellen Degeneres, the 37-year-old star spoke of his "romance" with the 79-year-old actress...

Fame game

Aristotle or Britney: who's the most famous of them all?

Britney Spears in her new music video Ooh La La for the Smurfs 2.

Christopher Middleton A new book seeks to rank history's most influential figures, from Shakespeare to Jesus Christ.

Off the rails

Where to now for troubled Justin Bieber?


Michael Thurston Justin Bieber is the latest in a long line of troubled former child stars to veer off the rails - the question now is, can those around him save the teen from a complete train wreck. And if so, how?

Jamie Lynn Spears marries in New Orleans, with sister Britney a stunning bridesmaid

Singer Jamie Lynn Spears leaves the

Rachel Clun Britney Spears was looking great with her new brunette do, but it was sister Jamie Lynn Spears who really shone at her wedding to fiance James Watson on Friday.

Celebrities mourn man known as Madonna's rabbi

The rabbi whose modern spin on an ancient Jewish mystical tradition attracted celebrities including Madonna, Demi Moore, Ashton Kutcher and Britney Spears has died at the age of 86.

Coroner's findings

Cory Monteith died of heroin, alcohol: coroner

Cory Monteith.

The British Columbia Coroners Service says investigators found a spoon with drug residue and a used hypodermic needle in the hotel room where Glee actor Cory Monteith was found dead in July.

Is Miley Cyrus headed for a breakdown?

Miley Cyrus nude in Wrecking Ball video.

Miley Cyrus is grabbing headlines for the wrong reasons again by entering a public row.

DJ chats

Date with Kate: Havana Brown

Kate Waterhouse with Havana Brown for 'Date with Kate' at 'Nick's Bar and Grill' on King St Wharf, Sydney. 9th October 2013. Photo by Tamara Dean

Kate Waterhouse Havana Brown on her first studio album, her on-stage persona and the best advice Pitbull gave her.

Social record

Gaga breaks 30 million followers mark

Lady Gaga.

Pop diva Lady Gaga has set a social media record by becoming the first person with more than 30 million followers on Twitter.

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Secret surgery

How did Angelina keep it a secret?


Andrew Hornery That the woman dubbed 'St Angelina' in the showbiz press managed to keep her surgery a secret, in the era of the 24-hour, all-consuming news cycle, is verging on the miraculous.

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Diets of yore

Steak and peanut butter: the Liz Taylor diet

Liz Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor, beach, swimming, pin-up, swimsuit, Suddenly Last Summer.

Daisy Dumas Old school Hollywood diets make today's food fads look tame, writes Daisy Dumas.

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Pay day

$480m divorce looms for Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver

Georgina Robinson Maria Shriver has reportedly had another meeting with her high profile divorce lawyer, fuelling expectations she will file by the end of the week for divorce from her husband of 25 years, Arnold...

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Hits and misses

Who wore what well on the SAG red carpet

Rose Byrne

Jenna Clarke Awards season style fatigue is yet to affect the stars in Hollywood with stars like Rose Byrne shining in sequins and Angelina Jolie cracking a smile at the SAG Awards, however the fashion police...

Game player

Why Britney's all twisted up

Britney Spears

Britney Spears has teamed up with Hasbro Games bosses to help launch a new dance version of popular floor game Twister.

Whitney Houston's daughter has 'complete breakdown' as prescription drug rumours swirl


US singer Whitney Houston may have drowned after falling asleep in a bathtub at a Beverly Hills hotel, possibly after taking a drug used to treat anxiety and depression, US reports say.

The fortunes of the famous

HOLLYWOOD, CA - Katherine Heigl

Samantha Selinger-Morris How do I know that, by this time next year, Kelly Rowland, the former Destiny's Child warbler, will have completely altered the way we write and even think?