It was one Celebrity Big Brother task Vinnie Jones was relieved to have escaped.
Five days into their time on the reality show and there was a treat in store for the ladies in the house when the men stripped off for a beauty contest.
All keen to be crowned Hunk of 2010, the guys were persuaded to parade around in mankinis – as made famous by Borat – take part in an evening wear round, a talent show and a test of their strength which involved opening jars of pickles.
Initially American actor and born-again-Christian Stephen Baldwin was reluctant
You know you're a bona fide star when you've got your own merchandise range.
Susan Boyle can be sure she's made it, after launching an online shop selling everything from t-shirts, scarves and bags bearing her image and name.
Among the items on sale is a £15.99 t-shirt featuring four Andy Warhol-style images in bright colours. Others, selling for the same price, have elaborate motifs beating her silhouette and there's even a cat logo in honour of her kitty Pebbles.
A bright red hoodie with a picture of a glammed-up Susan on the back would set you back £34.99,
The huge smile on her face says it all – there's no sitting around and moping for Reese Witherspoon following the end of her relationship to Jake Gyllenhaal.
The Hollywood star's sunny mood was evident this week as she met up with a girlfriend for lunch.
Reese, dressed down in a checked shirt and grey skirt, looked happy and relaxed as the pair went for sushi in Brentwood LA.
It's been three weeks since the Oscar-winning star and Jake reportedly called time on their relationship.
According to sources close to the pair – who fell for each other set of
There are conflicting reports currently doing the rounds about Britney Spears' love life.
This week the pop star was spotted out and about with newly dyed dark locks - a symbol of her blossoming romance with Jason Trawick according to some, or a sign their relationship is on the rocks if you believe others.
According to some accounts, Britney's man, 38, is on the verge of proposing to the singer and has even spoken to her ex-husband Kevin Federline to get the all-clear.
"Jason not only professed his love for Britney, he told Kevin he absolutely adores his two sons," a source has revealed.
"Jason acknowledged that
Red lipstick has been making a comeback for a while and it’s set to stay through to spring/summer, but with a difference – shades are veering towards the orange end of the spectrum, with occasional nods towards fuschia.
And it’s going to be texture that makes the fashion statement.
The effect is instant and full of impact, points out Max Factor make-up artist Pat McGrath of the colourful slashes of colour slicked across spring/summer lips.
“Lipstick, when it’s worn as a statement in its own right looks really fresh and young,” she says.
But the focus is on opposing
He has splashed out on a £2.2 million luxury LA pad, a fabulous Indian getaway and a diamond engagement ring for her this Christmas.
But it's not his generosity that Katy Perry says she finds most attractive about new fiancé Russell Brand, rather his way with words.
“He could slay anybody with the things he says. He doesn't even need his fists,” she said before she jetted off to India with the comedian over Christmas.
The singer has also spilled the beans about her first kiss with Russell – while filming a scene for forthcoming movie Get Him to the