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Everybody loves children’s books!

Move over MadonnaEverybody Loves Raymond?s Ray Romano is encroaching on your publishing territory! The Emmy-winning star is writing a children’s book called Raymie, Dickie, and the Bean: Why I Love and Hate My Brothers which publishers are describing as “the funny and true story of why brothers can be gross, disgusting and downright mean ? but still love each other.” Romano?s first publishing venture will be co-written with his brothers Richard and Robert. “When my brothers and I weren’t fighting with each other, we had a lot of fun growing up,” says Romano. “Now it’s great as adults to collaborate with them on this book and fight with each other once again.” Let?s hope the children?s book is as funny as the award winning comedy Everybody loves Raymond.


Bitchy Spice?Mel C says Victoria Beckham‘s new music is “atrocious and weak” and says she should enjoy her family and “give music a rest”. The former Spice Girl, who has embarked on a turbulent solo career of her own, was not impressed with Mrs Beckham’s new double A-side single This Groove and Let Your Head Go. Mel reportedly said, in an interview with a UK radio station, that Let Your Head Go, an R&B track, was “terrible”. “I thought it was atrocious – I’m not being horrible, I’m just giving my opinion. I thought it was a terrible song. Lyrically it was weak.” Mel C also reckons she should spend more time playing the good wife and mother “If I was Victoria I would enjoy my husband, enjoy my family, enjoy the money that they’ve got and give the music a rest,” she said. ?She’s got such a great life – I don’t know why she doesn’t just sit back and enjoy it. But she’s very headstrong – she does exactly what she wants,” added Mel. Words of wisdom from someone who admires what Mrs Beckham has achieved, or sour grapes from someone who is envious of her fairytale life? Hmmm???


Orlando chills out in London ?Heart throb actor Orlando Bloom has revealed to UK magazine Now that he has bought a house in London and now all he wants for Christmas is some time off to relax. He has become a major Hollywood star (and major spunk!) since he appeared in the Lord of the Rings trilogy and Pirates of the Caribbean with broody Johnny Depp. But Orlando says he’s been finding it hard to cope with the persistent press attention that goes with his movie success. “I’ve bought a place in London and I’m having my first break in a long time. I’m going to furnish it, get back to watching some movies and get myself sorted out,” he said. “At one point, I was tempted to squeeze in another film. But it would have been crazy to keep up that pace, so I’m going to try to relax and find the resources to come back. “I’m not complaining, but there hasn’t been a moment to pause and take stock. I feel as if I’ve been in a time warp from the age of 22 to 26.” Doesn?t sound like he will have too many problems finding women to help him relax with in his new London digs ? volunteers anyone??