Monthly Archives: August 2009

Don’t Get Mad, Get Everything: Cleese’s Ex Cleans Him Out

John Cleese has to pay his ex-wife 12 million in a divorce settlement. “What I find so unfair is that if we both died today, her children would get much more than mine,” he says.

Don’t Do It, Kate: Winslet Signs on to Mildred Pierce

Anglophenia takes a much-needed staycation, and he comes back to George Michael in yet another car crash. The fact that this man still has a license speaks volumes about British law and order.

Katie Price Tries To Sing Like Whitney Houston, Gets Laughed At

After attempting to perform a Whitney Houston (!) song at a wedding reception, Katie “Jordan” Price flew into a rage when she felt she was being mocked by model Nicola McLean.

Shocker: Oliver Twist Is Michael Jackson’s Baby Daddy?

Former child star Mark Lester, who appeared in the title role in 1968’s Oscar-winning Oliver, tells News of the World that he’s the biological father of the late Michael Jackson‘s daughter, Paris.

Yep, BBCA Has The New Who

The Eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith) will air on BBC AMERICA in 2010, soon after he premieres in the UK. Stay tuned to the Doctor Who website for updates.

UFO Caught on a BBC News Camera?

Put on your tinhats, folks: the unidentified flying object was seen on BBC Look North‘s webcam:

American Idol Replaces Paula With Someone Even Less Talented

Paula Abdul, for all her meager vocal skills, was at least an accomplished dancer and choreographer.

Pattinson: “World’s Sexiest Man”? Not With Gerard Butler Around

Please someone tell me: in what universe is this guy…

What Do You Think: Can Girls Aloud Break America?

I’ve always wondered why American success has eluded the all-female pop band Girls Aloud, one of the biggest reasons to love British music in the past ten years.

Torchwood’s John Barrowman Is Officially a Pop Star!

The Torchwood star’s cover of Barry Manilow‘s 1980 ballad “I Made It Through the Rain” is No. 14 in the UK this week.