An art student who made a gold Lil Wayne pendant has said it helped pay for her university fees after a friend of the US rapper bought it for a birthday present. Joy Bonfield-Colombara, who goes by the name Joy BC, told the BBC she was initially struggling to pay her £9,500-a-year course fees at the Royal College of Art in London. Ms Bonfield-Colombara hand carved the pendant into the likeness of Lil Wayne, including the artist's well-known teardrop tattoos.
Fleetwood Mac have announced a European tour for June 2019, with three exclusive performances currently announced in London, Dublin and Berlin. The tour will feature the newly announced line-up of Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Christine McVie along with newcomers Mike Campbell and Neil Finn – following the departure of Lindsey Buckingham.
Coronation Street has dominated the Inside Soap awards with special praise going towards Shayne Warne for the memorable suicide storyline. The stars of Britain’s best loved soaps were out in force on Monday night as they attended the industry awards in Soho. Emmerdale’s Charley Webb led the glamour at Tuesday’s awards, in a sheer lace maxi dress.
The dancer and his celebrity partner Vick Hope were eliminated from the competition at the weekend.
Dave Grohl gave a young blind rock and roll fan the thrill of a lifetime when he asked him to take a seat on stage beside him during a concert in the US. The Foo Fighters frontman invited the young blind boy and his family on stage with the band at a gig in Minnesota. Music website Consequence of Sound reported that the boy’s name is Owen.
Britney Spears sent fans into a frenzy as she performed in some very racy lingerie sets during her latest show in Texas. The 36-year-old modelled a number of lingerie-inspired ensembles for the occasion as she wowed spectators at the Circuit of America for Formula One Grand Prix in Austin on Sunday. The Baby One More Time hitmaker donned a red sequined bodysuit which she paired with fishnet tights and a pair of over-the-knee heeled boots.
Singer Camilla Kerslake’s £56,000 gown was nearly ruined by a sniffer dog moments before her NFL performance. The 30-year-old was greeted by the over-enthusiastic spaniel named Clive just as she was due to perform the National Anthem at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, ahead of the NFL LA Chargers v Tennessee Titans game. As the dog jumped up to greet Kerslake, he nearly snapped the strap on her lavish gown, which had been borrowed for the occasion.
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory star Diana Sowle has died at the age of 88. The American actress was best known for her role as Charlie’s mother, Mrs Bucket, in the 1971 classic film. In a statement they said: “It is with deep sadness that we announce the loss of beloved friend, family member and actress Diana Sowle at the age of 88.
Katie Price has reportedly splashed £1,000 on a new puppy to “take her mind off things” just one week before her bankruptcy hearing. The model is facing a second bankruptcy court hearing in the coming days after being given 12 weeks to try to rectify her financial situation back in August. An insider told The Sun: “Katie's last German Shepherd was run over and killed by a takeaway driver and recently it's been weighing heavy on her mind.