Fresh from the high of finishing a very respectable second place on Celebrity Big Brother, Jedward left the house only to find out that their father was in hospital. Jedward’s family said they didn’t want the boys to disappoint fans if they left the house early. “The last week has been very stressful for Jedward’s family.
The Apprentice caused yet more controversy last night after viewers accused the contestants of racism after candidates revealed the brand name for the latest task. In a task, which involved designing a new brand of gin, Team Titan opted for the name ‘Colony Gin’ which some viewers felt had connotations of slavery. Viewers quickly took to social media to vent their feelings about the choice of name.
Kanye West has been released from hospital following treatment for exhaustion. The rapper left the medical facility with his wife Kim Kardashian West – who he has two children North, three, and 11-month-old Saint with – and his personal physician Dr. Michael Farzam, according to gossip website TMZ. Kanye is expected to receive further treatment at home.
Mariah Carey has been accused of a ‘Photoshop fail’ after posting this seemingly innocent Thanksgiving selfie to her social media accounts. The romance between diva Mariah Carey and Australian billionaire James Packer went south in October.
We’ve just checked the celebrity forecast and discovered there’s zero percent chance of chill, as Lindsay Lohan recently decided to comment snide remarks on Ariana Grande’s Instagram post.
James Packer put a (£8 million engagement) ring on it, but now, Mariah Carey has taken it off nearly a month after her split from the billionaire businessman. The 46-year-old pop superstar was spotted heading for dinner at Catch restaurant in West Hollywood, CA on Saturday night, with her engagement ring noticeably missing from her left hand. The Vision of Love singer wore a figure-hugging camouflage print dress and accesorised with plenty of bling – including a diamond ring on her a right hand and a sparkly wide-cuff bracelet on her wrist – but the 35-carat solitaire was excluded from the ensemble.
This is not a drill: Spencer and Heidi Pratt (aka SPEIDI) are set to make a sensational return to the Celebrity Big Brother house for 2017’s All Stars vs New Stars series. The reality star couple, who originally appeared on the show in 2013, have reportedly signed a six-figure deal to take part in the new series, which will begin in January. “Spencer and Heidi are very competitive and they got so close to winning last time that they’re hell bent on coming out on top this time around,” a source told the Daily Star.
This news comes after the reality series was thrown into jeopardy following land owner Craig Parker’s threat to block ITV from using his Dungay Creek territory in Queensland. A source told The Sun: “ITV must have thrown a lot of money at the Parkers because they have managed to smooth this over in record time. “It’s a case of prioritising, I was trying to get the fire going so that the water…” Martin began to explain, appearing to ignore Scarlett’s request, as Danny Baker snapped back: “She’s the President.
David Beckham appeared as a celebrity guest on the latest episode of Beyond Magic, but it was former Spice Girl Victoria who delivered the best line of the night, despite being in a separate room from the illusionist.
Sir Terry Wogan has been honoured at the location where he spent so many “happy years” hosting his BBC Radio 2 show – with a building at the Broadcasting House being renamed after him. During an unveiling ceremony on Wednesday morning, it was revealed that BBC Western House, situated adjacent to BBC Broadcasting House in central London, will now be known as BBC Wogan House. The beloved broadcaster, who died in January aged 77 after a short battle with cancer, hosted the Radio 2 breakfast show between 1972-1984 and 1993-2009, alongside his regular Weekend Wogan show.
The first names for the next series of The Jump have been revealed – with Made In Chelsea star Spencer Matthews leading the pack of (very brave) celebrities set to take to the slopes in 2017. Donning spandex and ski boots, Spencer will be given a second chance to win over the public, following his short-lived appearance on I’m A Celebrity last year after a steroid addiction revelation forced his early exit. Elsewhere, former model Caprice Bourret and retired international rugby players Jason Robinson and Gareth Thomas have also signed up for Channel 4’s winter sports competition, expected to commence in Austria next year.
ITV have announced the coaching line-up for their upcoming show The Voice Kids – the children’s version of the popular singing competition – as will.i.am promises a “dope” new series. With blind auditions right around the corner, it has been revealed that the Black Eyed Peas frontman will be joined by pop sensation Pixie Lott and McFly’s Danny Jones in the famous red chairs. Starting her music career at age 15, Pixie has sold more than 1.6 million albums and 4 million singles worldwide, claiming three UK number-one singles, before appearing on London’s West End in September this year.
Married At First Sight viewers were left majorly disappointed after three of the four couples featured on the show announced they were splitting, including marital match Melissa and Clark, on Tuesday night’s series finale. Five months on things were looking very different, as it was revealed that Adam and Caroline were the only couple who were still together while Sara and Adam, Steve and Lucie, and Clark and Melissa had called it quits.
Loose Women is set to welcome their new co-host, India Willoughby, who will become the first transwoman in the world to present an all-female talk show. The veteran journalist, 51, will join the panel on Wednesday’s episode, having received high praise from viewers when she appeared on the ITV daytime show last month to share her inspirational transition story. “All the Loose Women have overcome some sort of adversity, they all carry battle scars and that’s what makes them interesting people.
As their planning feud reaches a crescendo, Robbie Williams has likened his neighbour Jimmy Page’s behaviour to “a mental illness” after allegedly catching him recording outside his house. The Led Zeppelin star, 72, has been at loggerheads with Robbie ever since the Rock DJ singer, 42, bought his West London mansion next-door in 2013 and applied for major refurbishments. Robbie, who bought his £17.5m property from late director Michael Winner, initially withdrew his planning proposals, but later resubmitted and won the consent battle in July this year.
Former Great British Bake Off judge Mary Berry is set to present a new six-part series on BBC Two next year, revealing cooking tips and short cuts from across her career.
The new series of the ‘critter-ly’ acclaimed survival show I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here launched last night, as ten celebrities swapped a life of luxury (and quinoa) for the Australian jungle. The reality series is already shaping up to be a corker, with Scarlett Moffatt’s hilarious musings, Adam Thomas and Joel Dommett’s (#Dommas) sexy shower scene, and Larry Lamb’s new heartthrob status. As if that wasn’t enough confirmation she’s set to make an appearance on the ITV show, she signed off her mysterious message with a wink emoji.
It’s the social media craze that’s sweeping the internet, and now The Xtra Factor has jumped in on the viral trend by taking part in the Mannequin Challenge for the first time ever on LIVE TV. The Xtra Factor hosts Rylan Clark-Neal and Matt Edmondson, as well as the show’s guests, crew and remaining X Factor contestants composed an epic scene on Sunday night, completely live.
Great British Bake Off champ Candice Brown revealed that her pupils were shocked when she returned to her teaching job because they believed she was a millionaire. Candice triumphed over fellow finalists Andrew Smyth and Jane Beedle to win the closing series of the BBC baking competition before its move to Channel 4, but she’s not letting the sweet smell of success disrupt her day job. Candice also addressed rumours that she got engaged to her boyfriend Liam Macaulay, revealing that they will get married “one day”, and have a family together, but admitted there’s no immediate urgency on the matter.
Following in the footsteps of Harry Styles, X Factor star James Arthur has revealed he’s keen to take on a new career challenge – after confessing that he would like to be an actor. The singer, who won the ninth series of the ITV talent show in 2012, made a triumphant return to the charts with his new song, Say You Won’t Let Go, but he might be letting go of his music, as he admits his sights are set on Tinseltown. “I’ve already had nine sessions,” James revealed.
Eastenders star Jacqueline Jossa has hit out at online trolls who attacked her over her weight after suggesting she looked pregnant with her second child. Showing that she’s as feisty as her fictional character, Jacqueline has fired back with a message of her own for the keyboard warriors, and also revealed her and ex TOWIE star Dan Osbourne have finally set a wedding date.
Hosts Ant and Dec reportedly met with half of the celebrity contestants on Thursday to present the first task, which involved a plank, a 32-storey building and some serious courage. Reports suggest Carol Vorderman, Adam Thomas, Joel Dommett, Jordan Banjo and Ola Jordan competed to earn themselves another night in luxury as opposed to heading straight into the jungle. An eyewitness told The Sun: “Carol looked like she was hating every second of it.
You’ll have to dig out your platform shoes, flared trousers and oversized sunglasses for The X Factor, as the song choices for this weekend’s disco-themed live show have been revealed.
It has been claimed that the atmosphere intensified after it was reported that TV star Scarlett, 25, had been paid £70,000 to take part in ITV’s survival-themed series, but she will also return to the Gogglebox sofa after her jungle stint. The insider added: “The part some of the cast find most frustrating is the fact Scarlett’s become the face of the show despite only joining in series three.