Britain has the second highest number of nominations for the International Emmy Awards.
Watchdog Ofcom has launched an investigation into an episode of Coronation Street involving a racist slur by Catherine Tyldesley’s character Eva Price. The episode was broadcast in August and saw Eva in Audrey’s hair salon booking herself in for a set of highlights and saying: ‘I have more roots than Kunta Kinte. Kunta Kint is a character from the famous novel Roots: The Saga Of An American Family by Alex Harley that was made into a TV series and is based on a Gambian relative of the author who was sold as a slave.
Cher Lloyd has officially morphed into her former X Factor mentor Cheryl, with her glossy brunette tresses, glowing complexion and on fleek eyebrows causing us to do a double take over the weekend. Cher, 23, shared a stunning snap on Instagram with her 2M followers, showing off her incredible Hollywood transformation while wearing a pair of black skinny jeans and a sheer lace top. Cher found fame after finishing in fourth place on the seventh series of X Factor in 2010, but has been living stateside for the past two years – recently returning to the UK and sending everyone into a total frenzy with her style overhaul.
Stunning the audience with his flawless vocals, this wasn’t Jonny’s first venture into the West End, having previously played Graffiti Pete in Lin Manuel-Miranda’s ‘In The Heights’ – and yes, that is the same man behind musical sensation ‘Hamilton’. Discussing his differing stage and screen roles, Jonny admitted to us that he never planned to end up on our TV screens five nights as week and the stage has always been his comfort zone.
Following X Factor’s Six Chair Challenge chaos this weekend, all of the remaining contestants are set to jet off to Judges’ Houses – but it looks like two hopeful acts can already be ruled out of the LIVE shows. In a tweet posted by HallowScreamUK, the organisers of a spooky attraction “confirmed” two X Factor acts – who are currently still in the singing competition – for an event on Saturday, November 5. Yes Lad – who were dropped on Sunday night in favour of Ottavio and Bradley, but have been selected as a wildcard act – appear to be headlining the gig while James Hughes also features on the line-up, alongside Girl Next Door who were eliminated over the weekend.
Kristina Rihanoff has opened up about the moment her partner Ben Cohen told his children he was having another baby. Kristina made her pregnancy announcement live on air on Celebrity Big Brother, but revealed that Ben's twin daughters were among the first to be told the news. "It was most important for Ben to tell his twins before the show," said Kristina.
Former Labour politician Ed Balls accidentally put in a request for a man to play with his private parts backstage at Strictly Come Dancing. Ed was being photographed for the show with his professional partner Katya Jones when he noticed his suit was covered in fluff and called out for the wardrobe assisstant, who had the job of preening the celebrities. Speaking at a Labour conference event, Ed recalled: “There was this guy that would come out who had this sort of thing to take lint off your jacket.
There is a man out there who is pretty good at painting things, but not with his hands.
Following Brangelina’s shock breakup last week, Chevi decided to dip their feet into the deep drama waters after Chloe, 25, reportedly failed to RSVP on her invite to Stevi’s 36th birthday. The reality stars shared a wedding blessing to show their commitment to one another two months ago, but they have now reportedly called it quits again after Chloe stood Stevi up on his birthday, before ignoring his calls and text messages. A source told The Sun: “Stevi and Chloe have split up again.
Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield meet a man who paints with his private parts
Cristiano Ronaldo is adding to his family. The Portuguese footballer has shared a photo with his mini-me son Cristiano Jr and the "newest member" of their family – an adorable pug! The father-son duo posed for a selfie, grinning from ear-to-ear while a topless Cristiano held the little dog to his chest.
This series of The X Factor has arguably been dominated by one particular character, with hopeful Honey G causing controversy after she got four ‘yeses’ following her first audition despite it being slightly unconventional. The scandal only heightened when it was announced last night that Sharon Osbourne had chosen Honey G, real name Anna Georgette Gilford, to replace Ivy Grace in the Judges’ Houses section of the show, even though she was strongly against her progressing any further during the Six Chair Challenge.
The X Factor judges have revealed their wildcard acts for this year. After auditioning hundreds of contestants across the nation, Simon Cowell, Nicole Scherzinger, Sharon Osbourne and Louis Walsh were tasked with whittling down their groups to the final six this weekend. Shortly after their selection, viewers who tuned into Sunday night's Xtra Factor Live, saw which wildcards were selected - a lucky draw for people who the judges felt also deserved a place at Judges Houses.
The popular daytime quiz show will be sticking with the BBC, fans will be pleased to know.
The pair locked lips at the Mets game
The pair face off on Good Morning Britain
Huge crowds had turned out at the harbour side to catch a glimpse of the British royals despite the drizzly weather, and both William and Kate were clearly touched by the warm welcome they received as they emerged from the aircraft. As cheers and applause rang out around the Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre, the couple smiled and waved as they made their way onto dry land to begin a busy day of official engagements.
Strictly Come Dancing has been hit with fresh “fix claims” just days into the new series as celebrity contestants have been accused of “cheating” after sneaking in extra rehearsals. This weekend saw the show’s stars – including Danny Mac, Ed Balls and Daisy Lowe – take to the BBC ballroom floor for the first time, but it has been reported that some dance couples are getting more practice than others. The participating celebrities are reportedly only allowed a set amount of rehearsals, but after Friday night’s show, some contestants took to the Elstree Studios stage to practice their moves before their Saturday night debut.
Jon Bob Jovi may think the controversial presidential candidate is ‘Bad Medicine’ but he also insists that those who back Donald Trump ‘should not be discounted’. Rock royalty Jon, 54, has been vocal in his support of Democratic leader Hillary Clinton, a personal friend, but also admitted that he’s ‘not taking anything for granted’ in the run up to the election. Jon, a father-of-four, spoke exclusively to Yahoo Celeb at a playback session of his new album This House Is Not For Sale and spoke candidly about how he felt with the prospect of Trump actually becoming president.
Comments made about the Holocaust were not broadcast and so are not being investigated by Ofcom.
‘Kunta Kinte’ comment provoked 472 complaints from soap fans.
Robbie Williams has slipped back into his famous tiger pants to launch his musical comeback and has announced that he’s releasing a new album in November. Robbie, 42, performed at the Apple Music Festival on Sunday night wearing a white shirt and trousers splattered with butterflies, and thrilled the crowd when he quickly flash his crotch.
We take a look at what's coming up on Emmerdale this week:
Cor, we haven’t even got to the live shows yet but this year’s series of The X Factor is already jam-packed with drama. The latest twist in the ITV talent show’s tale is that two of this year’s hopefuls have sparked up a romance through the programme, with Ryan Lawrie confirming that he is dating Emily Middlemas. When she got through to Judge’s Houses, Ryan added: “I am the proudest boyfriend in the world right now @ emilymiddlemas_ I am such a lucky guy.
Like any boy his age, Prince George is "obsessed" with anything that has wheels. Prince William has opened up about his son's fascination with cars, trucks and planes, saying that George would be particularly impressed by a state-of-the-art truck that William viewed. "My son George would be obsessed with that," William told Sophie Trudeau, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife, as they toured the high-tech equipment on show.