Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel-Horwood has opened up about the loss of his dad – and explained how his tragic death has made him careful about his own relationship with booze. The BBC judge’s dad Phil died at home in Austrialia from blood poisoning after drinking a bottle of home brew rum in December last year. “It’s the last time I properly cried,” Craig told the Sunday Mirror.
Coronation Street bosses have sacked Marc Anwar, who plays Sharif Nazir, following a tirade of offensive messages that he posted on his Twitter page. Marc is a Pakistan-born actor and referred to Indians as “killers” and argued that those from Pakistan should refuse to work in India. Marc went on to blast Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who have clashed over the territory of Kashmir, adding: “F*cking Indians killing our Kashmir brother and sister, beygairth Nawaz Sharif still sucking Modi [sic]”.
They divorced earlier this year.
Former Strictly Come Dancing star Ola Jordan has lifted the lid on one of the yuckier aspects of her time on the show, claiming that male celebrities often get a little bit “over-excited” during the sexier dance routines. “In ballroom dancing the man has to press his right side to the woman, and all professional male dancers know they have to ‘dress to the left’ when they are preparing to dance, as you connect right side to right side with your partner. “I’ll never forget the first time,” Ola added.
Meat Loaf has opened up about his difficult childhood in a poignant new interview, with the 68-year-old rocker revealing that his alcoholic father once tried to kill him with a butcher’s knife.
A little bit of time away from our TV sets has done nothing to tame the acid tongue of Anne Robinson. This time the former Weakest Link presenter has had a pop at stay-at-home dads, and says that a woman earning more than her husband is the perfect recipe for an unhappy marriage. Steady on, Anne.
The show resembles musical chairs.
He will not return to his role as Sharif Nazir in the long-running soap, reports say.
The accordionist had been suffering from lung cancer, his manager Ted Fox said.
Metallica, Ellie Goulding and Usher also performed at the free event in New York’s Central Park.
Zoe Ball and Norman Cook have announced they are separating after 18 years of marriage. The pair released a joint statement on Zoe's Twitter, revealing that they are "still great friends" following their sad decision. "After many exciting adventures together over the last 18 years we have come to the end of our rainbow.
The reality TV star posted a statement on her website after she was quoted as saying she was “on the fence” about which US presidential candidate to support.
The former co-stars appeared on US TV show Celebrity Name Game where they took part in a bonus Friends-related round.
The Hollywood star, who is engaged to actor Jason Sudeikis, announced she was pregnant with her second child earlier this year.
Bill starred in the Oscar-nominated 1989 film as the ill-fated Radio Raheem, who dies when choked by police during a street brawl in Brooklyn.
Prince William, Kate, Prince George and Princess Charlotte have arrived in Canada - their first royal overseas tour as a family-of-four! The Cambridges touched down at the 443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron airfield in Victoria, British Columbia on Saturday afternoon and were given an extremely warm welcome by locals. William held onto George's hand while Kate, who looked radiant in blue, carried her daughter Charlotte in her arms.
Prince William and Kate were given a ceremonial welcome to Canada as they touched down in the city of Victoria on Saturday. One of the first people the royals met were Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie, who had personally sent William and Kate their invitation to visit Canada. The couples chatted briefly on the tarmac with Mr Trudeau immediately putting a slightly shy Prince George at ease as he bent down to talk to the three-year-old.
The comedian has made an unusual donation.
Balls scored 21 points but and said he had done “massively better in rehearsals” and felt he had “let down” Jones.
The bunfight over who would get the next series has sparked questions for the BBC.
Another celebrity couple have announced they are over.
Even Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson was full of praise for the Labour man.
The pair announced their intention to separate on Twitter.
It is the most brutal stage of the competition.
The mates went up against each other for a seat – but then everything was turned on its head again.