• 'I hope I didn't offend': Joaquin Phoenix returns to Letterman with an apology

    It was the talk of Hollywood. Over a year ago Joaquin Phoenix shocked viewers of David Letterman's show when he turned up with sunglasses and a long beard, and mumbled his way through the interview. This week, he returned to David's sofa. And he had an apology for the TV host. "I hope I didn't offend you in any way," he told the presenter on Wednesday night. "I mean, I think that you've interviewed many, many people and I assumed that you would know the difference between a character and a real person." Joaquin's incoherent appearance on the show was

  • Another treat for the Gleeks: first pictures of the Britney tribute

    Hot on the heels of news that Gwyneth Paltrow and Javier Bardem are to appear in Glee, after begging creator Ryan Murphy for roles comes another treat for so-called Gleeks.  A clip from the highly anticipated episode featuring Britney Spears' music has been released. To be shown on US TV next week, it showcases the vocals and sizzling dance moves of Heather Morris – aptly named Brittany on the show. In the episode Brittany, the series' promiscuous cheerleader, persuades their teacher Mr Schuester to choreograph a Britney homage – despite the fact he considers her "too edgy". And the princess of pop

  • Keeping up with Kim: Reality star gets the beers in at Oktoberfest

    Keen to experience European culture, Kim Kardashian made a memorable appearance at this year's Oktoberfest in Munich. The star embraced German customs by donning traditional Bavarian dress - the dirndl. Kim was thrilled with her outfit and posted a picture of herself on Twitter, saying: "Off to Oktoberfest in my new dirndl!" The 29-year-old has been traveling around Europe with her mother, Kris Jenner, promoting the family's reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians. It seems that her experience has been good so far."I love Germany, its Vonderfull here! I love z apple strudel," she tweeted. Click on photo for

  • Celebrity slimmers: see the stars who've shed the pounds

    Celebrity slimmers: see the stars who've really shed the

  • Rocco rocks out: Ritchie junior steals show at Lourdes' clothing launch

    Looks like Rocco Ritchie has inherited his mother's flair for entertaining – and her dance skills too. Madonna's ten-year-old son was the centre of attention at the launch of his big sister's clothing line Material Girl as he showed off some slick break-dancing moves.  Looking every inch the cool tween in black stone-washed jeans and a skull-print t-shirt, he walked on his hands and moonwalked for the cheering audience. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY The impromptu dance routine had echoes of one performed by Victoria Beckham's son Cruz during his mum's Spice Girl reunion concert in 2008. This week, the scene unfolded at Macy's department store,