The one-year-old daughter of The Voice's Paul Black was killed on Sunday after she was hit by a Range Rover with a faulty hand brake.
The Voice Season 12’s Battle Rounds wrapped up this week, and while there were several standout performances, the real drama took place not onstage but in the rehearsal room — thanks to the awesome mentoring of guest advisor Celine Dion and the not-so-awesome personality clash between former Team Adam frontrunner Kawan Debose and another guest advisor, John Legend.
It’s a sad day for Bake Off fans who are still reeling from the news that the show is being moved to Channel 4. From now on it will be sponge cakes with adverts in between as the ad-free BBC loses its flagship show. But this isn’t the first time the Beeb has seen something popular swiped from under them - here’s a few others that they saw march off to pastures new…
The Voice newcomer Boy George made the jaw-dropping claim that he had slept with US singer Prince, according to a report. Sitting on his red throne alongside Will.i.am, Kaiser Chief’s frontman Ricky Wilson and singer Paloma Faith, a discussion ignited between the foursome about who they had collaborated with. The 54-year old boasted: “I have duetted with some of the greatest soul singers in history including Luther Vandross and Smokey Robinson.” In true competitive style of pitching to the singer on stage, Paloma reportedly replied: “Well OK, if we’re throwing big soul names out there I’ve performed with Prince.” The Stone Cold Sober singer surely had it in the bag… that was until London born singer/songwriter Boy George quipped: “Forget that, darling, I’ve slept with Prince.” Gulp. The source added: “Production staff had to come up on stage and speak to them.” “After that, Boy George started backtracking saying he hadn’t really slept with Prince and that in reality, he just had his poster on his wall.” It might have been dismissed as ‘banter’ but as far as the crowd were concerned the cat was well and truly out of the bag.
What have we learned about Sir Tom Jones today? Copyright [David Fisher/REX Shutterstock] In a recent interview with The Times newspaper the iconic crooner revealed that he wasn’t given any warning before being dropped from the talent show and replaced by Boy George.