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Justin Timberlake's bodyguard arrested

Justin Timberlake's bodyguard has been arrested after allegedly assaulting a member of the paparazzi.

Jesse Eisenberg acts to help relieve anxiety

The Oscar-nominated actor - who is currently starring in crime drama 'Holy Rollers' about a Jewish boy who becomes an ecstasy dealer - finds his career in Hollywood is helpful to him because it allows him to have a "catharsis" every day.

Justin Timberlake buys stake in MySpace

Justin Timberlake has bought a controlling stake in MySpace.

Cameron Diaz didn't mind Justin Timberlake sex scene

Cameron Diaz would have found her 'Bad Teacher' sex scene awkward if it was with anyone other than Justin Timberlake.

Diary: Unjustified fashion faux pas

He's recorded two wonderful solo albums, acted in an Oscar-winning movie, dated some of the world's most beautiful women and even founded his own clothing line, William Rast. Yes, Justin Timberlake is certainly one of my personal style icons. But even the best of us have fashion regrets, as he confessed ahead of the release of his new film, Friends with Benefits. "God, I feel I've gone to therapy just to erase some of them," Timberlake told Playboy.

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Video: Vanity Fair dumps Timberlake cover for Duke and Duchess

Justin Timberlake has been dumped from the cover of Vanity Fair and replaced by William and Kate.

Lady Gaga makes threesome confession

Lady Gaga once had a threesome.

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To sir, with love: How 'Glee' turned Matthew Morrison from Broadway stalwart to international star

He made his name on Broadway but became an international superstar on 'Glee'. Craig McLean learns a thing or two from Matthew 'Mr Schuester' Morrison

The librarian R&B superstar set to take Britain by storm

Americans have fallen in love with the Liverpool singer and now she is coming home. Kunal Dutta talks to her

Harriet Walker: Equality in relationships, as on the dancefloor, is an illusion

It's terribly unfashionable to say it, but women will never reach complete parity with men. How can we, when we still rely on them not to dump us and one day to pop the question?

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel split

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel have ended their four-year relationship.

The art of film costume design

Forget period dramas and fantasies, says Tim Walker – costume design for contemporary films is much harder to get right
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