• Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam to play lead roles in Fifty Shades of Grey

    Author of Fifty Shades of Grey E L James has revealed that Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam will take on the leading roles in the highly anticipated big screen adaptation of her best-selling novel. The author behind the erotic trilogy shared the news on Twitter on Monday morning, first creating some excitement: "Good moaning all. Hold on to your hats...", followed closely by the big announcement. "I am delighted to let you know that the lovely Dakota Johnson has agreed to be our Anastasia in the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey."   Dakota Johnson will play the role of Anastasia Steele,

  • Princess Madeleine expecting first baby with Christopher O'Neill

    Newlywed royal Princess Madeleine and her husband Chris O'Neill have some exciting news to share. Palace officials confirmed on Tuesday morning that the couple "are delighted to announce that the princess is expecting their first child". The new arrival - a baby cousin for Princess Victoria's daughter Princess Estelle -  is expected at the start of March next year.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY Just as her sister did during her pregnancy, Madeleine plans to continue as far as possible with her scheduled royal duties – including appointments for the World Childhood Foundation, which her mother Queen Silvia founded. According to the Palace: "No changes to

  • Lea Michele enjoys fresh air days after 27th birthday

    Just days after celebrating her first birthday since the death of Cory Monteith, Lea Michele posted a picture of herself pondering over a beautiful mountainous landscape on Monday, which was a holiday in America. The Glee actress, who tragically lost her boyfriend Cory in July following a heroin and alcohol overdose, wrote alongside the breathtaking image: "Enjoying this Labor Day tucked away in the mountains, breathing in the fresh air! Have a beautiful day:) ☀"   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY On 29 August Lea turned 27, a birthday that no doubt would have been a difficult one. She spent the evening with

  • Khloé Kardashian puts marriage woes aside to attend Katy Perry's party

    Despite the continued speculation about the state of her marriage, it's business as usual for Khloé Kardashian. The reality TV star seemed to send out a message to the world as she posed in front of illuminated Spanish script reading "todo es possible" (everything is possible) at a Hollywood party. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY The 29-year-old was at Katy Perry's home for the singer's Labor Day party with friends including her BFF Malika Haqq (far right), who viewers of Keeping up with the Kardashians will recognise from the series. It was Khloé's first public appearance since news broke of her husband Lamar Odom's alleged arrest

  • Simon Cowell given cute X Factor babygro

    Father-to-be Simon Cowell was presented with a personalised babygro that said, "My genes have the X Factor," alluding to his first unborn child with American socialite Lauren Silverman. The music mogul was attending the press launch of the X Factor musical I Can't Sing! when he was given the adorable gift. The little white babygro had an image of Simon's beaming face printed on it, which matched the TV personality's own expression as he held it up to the amusement of the audience.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY Simon light-heartedly took in the jokes at the press launch — mostly about love childs and yachts —and

  • Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Jason Statham 'on trial break'

    Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Jason Statham are reportedly on a break. The couple are said to be giving each other some space in order to repair their relationship following "lots of arguments". "There is no other person involved," an insider told the MailOnline.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY "They love each other very much and are not making an announcement because they're still hoping to work things out. "But things have not been good. There have been lots of arguments and they both need some space. They are taking some time out from each other. Bear in mind there's an almost 20 year age

  • Chris Hemsworth feels 'Rush' of love for wife Elsa Pataky at star-studded premiere

    SCROLL DOWN TO SEE VIDEO Their arms wrapped around each other, caught up in a loving embrace, Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky delighted fans with a very public display of affection as they hit the red carpet for the premiere of his new film, Rush. Husband and wife looked completely and utterly besotted as they kissed for the cameras after arriving at London’s Leicester Square, Elsa beaming as Chris, 30, swept her up in his arms in full view of his supporters.   CLICK ON THE PHOTOS FOR GALLERY The photogenic couple, who married in December 2010 and have a 15-month-old daughter India Rose, then

  • Broken-hearted Nicole Scherzinger admits to struggling since split from Lewis Hamilton

    Nicole Scherzinger has spoken out about her split from her boyfriend of five years, Lewis Hamilton, saying that she is "just like every other woman" when it comes to break-ups. Following two months as a single lady since parting ways with the Formula 1 racing driver in June, the X Factor judge said: "I've had a blanket of tissues over me many a night and ordered a random, ginormous pizza for myself. "In any relationship it's easy to lose yourself and it's important to come back to who you are," she told Glamour Magazine.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY "And you can

  • Romance blossoms in Venice for Downton's Michelle Dockery

    Strolling along, hand-in-hand with her new beau in the Venice sunshine, contented looking Downton Abbey star Michelle Dockery is worlds away from her unlucky-in-love on screen character Lady Mary. In the series, the raven-haired star is mourning the loss of her new husband Matthew Crawley, but in real life she is being romanced by handsome financial PR John Dineen.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY The 31-year-old actress, currently in the Italian city for its famous film festival, was spotted sharing kisses with her new boyfriend. The pair's blossoming romance began a few weeks ago, when they were introduced by mutual friend Allen Leech, who

  • Nicole Appleton chosen as guest judge for Louis Walsh on X Factor

    Nicole Appleton will join Louis Walsh as a guest mentor on The X Factor, and help the Irish judge decide which singing contestants will make it through to the live shows. The former All Saints singer will fly out to France to join Louis for the "Judge's House" stage of the singing competition. Nicole will be sharing her talent and knowledge with the music manager, and help Louis whittle down his last six contestants from his "Boys" category to just three. The hopefuls will then go on to perform to a 4,000-strong, live audience at Wembley Arena.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY The

  • Newlywed Kate Bosworth shows off beautiful wedding ring

    Kate Bosworth and her new husband Michael Polish looked very much in love as they landed back in Los Angeles, following their wedding in Montana last Saturday. It was hard not to notice Kate's beautiful platinum wedding band on her left hand, which sat alongside her impressive diamond engagement ring. Her film director husband proudly wore his matching band too. The Superman Returns actress kept her arm around Michael and looked over the moon as the lovebirds strode through the airport.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Kate, 30, wore a maroon patterned dress that she paired with tan ankle boots and a matching leather

  • Michelle Keegan shares intimate kiss with boyfriend Mark Wright in new photo

    Michelle Keegan is in love, and she wants the world to know it. The actress posted a photo on Instagram this week that shows her sharing an intimate kiss with boyfriend Mark Wright. The Coronation Street star uploaded the picture which appears to show the photogenic couple snuggled up together in bed. As Michelle, 26, stares at the camera, Mark can been seen giving her a tender kiss on the lips.   Michelle also shared the snap on her Twitter page - and it has already been liked by more than 27,000 people, with fans quick to tell her what a great

  • Split with Catherine Zeta-Jones is 'temporary' says Michael Douglas as he denies marriage crisis

    Michael Douglas has said he and wife Catherine Zeta-Jones are on a "temporary separation", but there is no "crisis" in the couple's 13-year marriage. When asked about the split while on the promotional trail in Germany, he replied: "I have a crisis at home? No, I think the press has a crisis. We are fine. My wife and I are fine.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY   "We take a temporary separation - but the press, it gives you stuff to write about." The star made the comments while unveiling his Liberace biopic Behind The Candelabra in Berlin. News of the couple's split was confirmed

  • A look at Fifty Shades of Grey star Dakota Johnson's style

    Social media websites went into overdrive on Monday after Fifty Shades of Grey author E. L. James announced Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunman are to star in the film adaptation of the hit book. Fans rushed to find out more about relatively unknown actress Dakota, who is the daughter of Don Johnson, best known for TV show Miami Vice, and his actress ex-wife Melanie Griffith.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY But Dakota has been on the fashion world's radar for some time – in 2009, the 23-year-old was picked to be the star of Spanish retailer Mango's Denim line. She is also often

  • Prince Harry prepares for gruelling expedition to the South Pole

    Prince Harry will take part in a gruelling 24-hour training exercise with the Walking With The Wounded South Pole Allied Challenge, ahead of the challenging expedition they will embark on in just two months' time.  The 28-year-old Prince, who is Patron of the charity, will join the team inside special environmental test chambers which simulate the extreme conditions they will face in Antarctica.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY He will acclimatise with the team, known as Team Glenfiddich, test equipment and practice the routine for the expedition in extreme conditions, including skiing and setting up camp. The test comes two months ahead of

  • Professional dancer Aliona Vilani to replace injured Natalie Lowe on Strictly Come Dancing

    Professional dancer Aliona Vilani will star in this year's Strictly Come Dancing and replace Natalie Lowe, who was forced to withdraw from the competition because of a foot injury. Aliona showed her excitement at making her comeback, after having previously been dropped from the professional list before the summer. "Can speak about it now OFFICIALLY: I'm doing Strictly Come Dancing 2013 and I'll be on your tvs full time doing my thing Vilani style!!!!" wrote Aliona on Twitter.   Aliona has stepped in last minute to replace an injured Natalie The dancer kept fans updated with a stream of tweets that followed, posting, "Rehearsals have

  • Great British Bake Off: trifle, floating islands and petit fours star in dessert week

    Having survived cake and bread in the first episodes of the fourth series of The Great British Bake off, the remaining 11 bakers faced the not so small task of creating desserts on Tuesday evening. "Make your favourite trifle", they were told by judges Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood and co-hosts Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins, closely followed by the famous Bake Off words: "On your marks, get set, bake!"   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY In another impressive week of baking from Britain's best amateurs, contestants threw themselves into a trifle with the classical challenge. A number of takes on the traditional dessert

  • Robert Pattinson plays bad boy role in Dior Homme advert

    The hotly anticipated Dior parfum advert featuring Robert Pattinson has finally been released. In the black and white shoot for Dior Homme, the Twilight star plays a bad boy who engages in a series of steamy clinches with a scantily clad blonde — model Camille Rowe — before crashing a posh party and causing general mayhem. The soundtrack to the video, Led Zeppelin's Whole Lotta Love, lends a rock and roll feel to the campaign, and Robert's brooding looks complete the magic. Scroll down to watch the advert.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Robert smoulders in the uncensored official director's cut, which feels

  • The best bits: Britain and Ireland's Next Top Model celebrates nine years

    The winner of Britain and Ireland's Next Top Model will be crowned on Thursday night. Fourteen hopefuls have been whittled down week by week by judges Elle MacPherson, Tyson Beckford and Dannii Mingoue and now only three contestants remain. To celebrate the end of its ninth series, the hit show has released a special compilation video that takes a look back at the past nine years of catwalks and cat fights.   Emma Ward, Lauren Lambert and Sarah Kennedy are the three girls hoping to secure a model contract on Thursday night. Their final challenge will feature the trio taking part in a swimwear

  • Christina Milian 'over-the-moon' at engagement to music mogul Jas Prince

    Christina Milian is engaged to her long-time boyfriend Jas Prince, according to new reports. While the AM to PM singer has previously dodged rumours that the couple were planning to tie the knot, the happy news has now been allegedly confirmed. Christina and Jas have been engaged since May, according to People, with an insider saying that the CEO of Rap-A-Lot Records is "a great match for her". "Christina is over-the-moon happy," another source told Life & Style magazine. "She really truly enjoys their active relationship. They love to go fishing, out to nightclubs and just hang out at home. They simply