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2008-09-04 09:05:00

It's Britney, baby, one more time. Despite her train-wreck performance at the MTV Video Music Awards last year, the network confirms Spears will kick off the show once again. But it won't be a performance. Instead, MTV Networks Music Group President Van Toffler said Wednesday, it'll be something "fun and unexpected" on Sunday night's show. Unexpected is probably the kindest way to describe Spears' performance at last year's VMAs. In what was heavily promoted as the troubled singer's...

2008-09-04 06:00:14

By Randy McMullen Britney Spears, who would have ruined her career at last year's MTV Video Music Awards if she hadn't already flushed said career down the toilet, will return to the show this year and anchor its opening segment, it was announced Wednesday. However, she will not be doing a live performance. MTV Networks Music Group President Van Toffler said Wednesday her taped segment will be something "fun and unexpected." Spears' performance of her song "Gimme More" at last year's...

2008-09-03 21:00:02

Pop singer Britney Spears says she will open the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles Sunday, but didn't reveal what she would be doing. The recording artist -- whose erratic behavior and legal woes have overshadowed her career in recent years -- made headlines and became the butt of countless jokes when she gave a lackluster performance while lip-synching her song "Gimme More" at the 2007 VMAs in Las Vegas. Her manager recently denied reports she planned to sing at the upcoming event to...

2008-08-24 22:57:30

By nekesa mumbi moody of The Associated Press NEW YORK - After delivering one of the worst performances in the history of the MTV Video Music Awards, Britney Spears has a chance to be crowned this year as the absolute best. The rebounding pop queen is nominated for video of the year for "Piece of Me," a clip that had fun with her reputation as a tabloid queen. Other nominees included the Jonas Brothers for "Burnin Up," Chris Brown for "Forever," the Pussycat Dolls for "When I Grow Up"...

2008-08-18 21:00:20

By Nekesa Mumbi Moody NEW YORK - After delivering one of the worst performances in the history of the MTV Video Music Awards, Britney Spears has a chance to be crowned this year as the absolute best. The rebounding pop queen is nominated for video of the year for "Piece of Me," a clip that had fun with her reputation as a tabloid queen. Other nominees include the Jonas Brothers for "Burnin' Up," Chris Brown for "Forever," the Pussycat Dolls for "When I Grow Up" and newcomers The Ting...

2008-08-09 12:00:42

A promotional taping by U.S. singer Britney Spears for the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles looked "good," a source says. The unidentified source said while Spears was highly criticized for her performance at the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards, the pop star appeared to be back in form taping a promotion for the 2008 ceremony, People magazine said Friday. "Britney looked really good," the source told the magazine. "It was improvisational questions and answers with (host) Russell...

2008-08-06 03:00:35

BRITNEY Spears has been lined up to play a lesbian stripperin Quentin Tarantino's next movie. Singer and former Disney child star Britney, who is fighting back from mental health troubles, will play psychopathic exotic dancer Varla in Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Reservoir Dogs and Kill Bill director Tarantino is convinced Britney is perfect for the remake of Russ Meyer's 1965 cult classic. A Hollywood insider revealed: "Quentin is convinced Britney will be brilliant in the movie. He's...

2008-08-03 06:00:06

By Keith Purtell, Muskogee Phoenix, Okla. Aug. 3--Marty Richerson suspected for years that something was wrong with her daughter Britney. It took years before Britney was diagnosed with autism, a disorder that is one of illnesses increasing in alarming numbers among children. "She cried all the time, she wouldn't grow, she wouldn't suck," Richerson said. "She didn't walk until she was almost 2 years old." According to the National Institutes of Health, three of the most alarming...

2008-08-03 06:00:06

By Keith Purtell, Muskogee Phoenix, Okla. Aug. 3--Among three diseases that are on the rise in children -- autism, obesity and asthma -- the causes, as well as treatments, range from unknown to frustrating. Scientists are continuing the search for the cause of the neurodevelopmental disease of autism. Obesity's causes are well known but embedded in the American lifestyle and difficult to address. Pollution is seriously suspected as a cause of asthma. Marty Richerson, whose 9-year-old...

2008-07-26 09:00:30

By Paul Whitelaw House of Saddam, Wednesday, BBC2, 9pm Arena - Cab Driver, Today, BBC4, 9pm First Cut: Saving Britney Spears, Friday, Channel 4, 7.30pm DID SADDAM HUSSEIN REALLY sound like a Middle-Eastern cousin of Inspector Gadget's arch nemesis Dr Claw? He did, according to Igal Naor's growling portrayal in House of Saddam, a new four-part dramatisation of the moustachioed monster's rise and fall. He also appeared to spend a lot of time puffing fat cigars while looking solemnly...


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