• 'Over the moon' Simon Cowell reveals the sex of his baby to friends

    It's going to be a boy for Simon Cowell. The music mogul has reportedly told friends that he and his pregnant girlfriend Lauren Silverman will welcome a son next year. Simon, 53, joined Lauren at an ultrasound recently when they discovered the sex of their unborn baby. According to the New York Daily News, the "over the moon" father-to-be couldn't resist telling his friends.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY An insider confirmed the news to US Weekly, adding, "They've known for a while!" Simon recently spoke to The Times about attending the scan — although he didn't reveal anything about the baby's

  • Stars of Strictly Come Dancing 2013 sparkle on launch night

    SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO The battle of the sequins got underway as the stars of Strictly ditched their day wear and glammed up for the show's launch night. Hours after the celebrity line-up was finally revealed, the contestants made their hotly anticipated first appearance, dressed to the nines in fabulous Strictly fashion.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Leading the glamorous ladies was model Abbey Clancy who shimmered in a sequined dress complete with a blue feather fringe. Sophie Ellis-Bexter looked stunning in her sparkling silk frock, while Countdown star Rachel Riley was dressed to impress in a plunging white halterneck. Dragon's Den star

  • Kim Kardashian turns blonde and Kanye 'loves it'

    Kim Kardashian has a new look to go with being a new mum. The reality TV star was spotted at the weekend sporting honey blonde locks as she went to a friend's Beverly Hills barbecue with baby North in a carrier. "It's something she's wanted to do for a long time," her colorist George Papanikolas said. "I've been coloring her hair for a year, and she's wanted to go blonder since the day we met," he told E! Online. And he has confirmed that Kim's partner Kanye West is a big fan. "He loves it! He was a big cheerleader for her to

  • Prince Charles mourns loss of his close friend Hugh van Cutsem

    The Prince of Wales has lost one of his closest friends – Hugh van Cutsem passed away on Tuesday at the age of 72. A former officer in the Household Cavalry, Mr Van Cutsem had been close to Prince Charles since their days together at Cambridge University in the Sixties.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY The friends' shared interests included rural life, field sports and shooting, and the pair regularly holidayed together. His son Edward was a pageboy at Charles' 1981 wedding to Lady Diana Spencer. And his granddaughter Grace was the much talked about flower girl at Prince William and Kate Middleton's

  • Ten facts about Dakota Johnson

    The Twitterverse is agog with excitement over Dakota Johnson's casting in Fifty Shades of Grey opposite British actor Charlie Hunnam. Most thrilled is the young beauty's mother Melanie Griffiths who tweeted: "My beautiful child Dakota has been chosen to play Anna Steele in 50 Shades!!! Look out world! Here she comes!!!" Very little is known about Dakota – except that she comes across as sweet, modest and softly spoken despite being third generation Hollywood stock. HELLO! has unearthed ten fascinating facts about the girl everyone's talking about.     She is Melanie's daughter with Miami Vice star Don Johnson.   Her maternal grandmother is Hitchcock actress

  • Prince William organises first ever football match in Buckingham Palace

    Buckingham Palace has hosted an array of garden parties, concerts and festivals over the years, and now its lawns are to play host to its first ever official football match. Prince William has helped organise the game, which will see the Palace lawn become the world’s most exclusive football pitch when two of England's oldest amateur clubs play in the unique Southern Amateur League fixture. The match has been arranged by the Duke of Cambridge, in his capacity as president of the Football Association, as part of the celebrations of the FA's 150th anniversary. It is set to take place on

  • Princess Mary delights crowds on royal visit to Morocco

    With Crown Princess Mary of Denmark paying a special visit to a women's centre in Morocco, the prospect of meeting a real life princess generated untold excitement. Youngsters and adults alike, some bearing flowers for the VIP visitor, crowded round the elegant royal as she arrived at the LDDF Womens' Centre in the capital Rabat. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY The 42-year-old mum of four looked in her element as she greeted young girls at the refuge, which supports victims of gender based violence. She was lovely as ever in an electric blue peplum top and white pencil skirt, finishing off the look

  • Rachel Zoe reveals she is expecting second baby - days after celebrating 22nd wedding anniversary

    Just one week after seeing in her 22nd wedding anniversary, Rachel Zoe has another big reason to celebrate. The celebrity stylist has announced she is expecting her second baby with husband Rodger Berman. Delighted Rachel, 42, — mother to two-year-old Skyler — revealed the happy news this week on Twitter, writing, "Rodger, Skyler & I are beyond excited! :)"   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE On her official website The Zoe Report, she added, "Before we head into the chaos of fashion season, we wanted to take a moment to OFFICIALLY confirm that we are expecting another child. "We are beyond excited for Skyler

  • Inside Kate Bosworth's wedding dress fitting

    When Kate Bosworth married Michael Polish last Saturday, the very lucky girl got to wear not just one, but two, bespoke Oscar de la Renta dresses. The radiant bride had her fitting done at the fashion mogul's headquarters in New York City, and documented the emotional experience in a video by Vogue Weddings.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY "Seeing the dress, I was totally shocked at my complete lack of control over my emotions," said Kate. "It's a dress that reflects the love I have for my partner. It's a reflection on my life. It's a reflection on the woman I've

  • Ten facts about one of Britain's sexiest exports 'Fifty Shades' actor Charlie Hunnam

    British hunk Charlie Hunnam has been making waves in Hollywood for some years now, but he is set to hit the big time after being asked to slip into and – out of – Christian Grey's suit for the film version of Fifty Shades of Grey.  HELLO! has been finding out all about one of the UK's sexiest exports, an actor who evokes memories of Heath Ledger with his mix of rugged masculine grace and creative sensitivity. Take a look at our ten facts to find out why he should be a sensation in the role opposite Dakota Johnson.     Charlie was born

  • Emma Watson wows in daring ensemble

    It was an awards ceremony to celebrate famous males, but all eyes were on the glamorous female stars at the annual GQ Men of the Year Awards in London. Emma Watson stood out from the crowd in an uncharacteristically quirky outfit. The former Harry Potter star wore a Balenciaga ivory bolero top with dramatic shoulder detail and black trousers that put her toned midriff on display. Emma scooped the Woman of the Year award. After the ceremony, she tweeted, "@BritishGQ Mus throwing, general hilarity and great company at the awards tonight. Very proud to be part of your female contingency. Thank

  • Fearne Cotton: I was at rock bottom during William and Kate's wedding

    While the rest of the country was swept up in the excitement of the royal wedding, Fearne Cotton was feeling anything but elated. The TV star was in the middle of a very painful split from skateboarder Jesse Jenkins — and has revealed that the inescapable coverage of Prince William and Kate Middleton's big day left her feeling very alone. "My rock bottom moment was probably a failed engagement when I was 29," she told Cosmopolitan magazine. "It was around the time of the royal wedding so there was this big thing about marriage everywhere, but my life was the

  • Matt Damon and Michael Douglas revealed as presenters for Emmy Awards

    Matt Damon and Michael Douglas are the first presenters who have been confirmed for this year's Emmy Awards. The Behind the Candelabra co-stars will be handing out trophies to the lucky winners, and have also been nominated for awards themselves. Matt and Michael are both competing in the "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries of Movie" category, marking the fifth Emmy nomination for each star. The highly successful HBO biopic, which tells the tale of pianist Liberace's affair with Scott Torson, is up for 15 nominations in total.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Michael has just been presented with the "Legend Award" at the

  • Kim Sears wears Zara to cheer on Andy Murray

    Kim Sears looked typically glamorous as she cheered on boyfriend Andy Murray at the U.S. Open on Tuesday. The 25-year-old wore a £29.99 cobalt blue top from high street retailer Zara paired with their sparkly necklace, also £29.99. She teamed her savvy purchases with a £329 Ted Baker Baillie bag.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Kim was joined by Andy's mother Judy at the men's singles fourth round match. Judy had opted for a more low-key look and wore denim gilet over a grey jumper. Kim is known for her love of reasonably priced clothes and is often spotted championing high street brands

  • Kylie Jenner flaunts new gold 'grill' in selfie

    Following in the footsteps of Miley Cyrus, Rihanna and Madonna, Kylie Jenner has become the latest celebrity to sport a "grill". The model, who recently celebrated her 16th birthday, posted an Instagram snapshot of herself, showing off a row of gold teeth, at what appears to be a fast food restaurant. The coverings, which clip on over the wearer's own teeth, are the latest rock'n'roll fashion trend for celebs.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY Kylie, the youngest half-sister of Kim Kardashian, has recently proven her fashion credentials by launching a clothing line with her sister Kendall, 17. The advertising campaign for PacSun features both

  • Sam Taylor-Johnson: Ten facts about glamorous female director chosen for 'Fifty Shades'

    When Sam Taylor-Johnson was picked to direct the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey –  reportedly over directors such as Joe Wright, Steven Soderbergh and Gus Van Sant – she made a solemn promise to followers of author EL James. She said: "For the legions of fans, I want to say that I will honour the power of Erika's book and the characters of Christian and Anastasia. They are under my skin too."  Sam, 46, is not a household name, but has a background as an Turner Prize-nominated visual artist. Her many celebrity friendships include Elton John, the Pet Shop Boys, Tracey Emin and

  • Diana star Naomi Watts walks out of Radio 5 Live interview

    Naomi Watts has walked out of a BBC Radio 5 Live interview while discussing her portrayal of the late Princess Diana. A spokesperson for the BBC confirmed the news, saying, "Naomi Watts was interviewed today by Simon Mayo for Radio 5 Live's Kermode and Mayo programme. Naomi decided to end the interview earlier than the allotted time. The interview will be broadcast, later this month, as planned."   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE The show's DJ and presenter Simon Mayo has said the Australian star didn't seem to like his questions about the upcoming biopic. "A first for me and @wittertainment as Naomi Watts

  • Peter Andre reveals why he is ending his reality TV show

    Peter Andre has said he is ending his reality TV show, My Life, because he wants to "leave it on a high". The media personality, who is very much used to having cameras document his every move, has revealed that he is ready to give up that side of his life, for now. Peter, 40, who is expecting his first child with girlfriend Emily MacDonagh, dodged the suggestion that his "private" girlfriend had swayed his decision. "It's going to be the tenth series since I started and we go on a high," said Peter, speaking on ITV's This Morning. "The ratings have

  • Marchesa's new nail art for Revlon

    Now your nails can have extra bling with Marchesa and Revlon's new stunning 3D nail appliqués. The two brands have joined forces to create six different designs, each intricately decorated with tiny jewels inspired by Marchesa's couture gowns. Marchesa is known for its beautiful gowns loved by countless A-listers including Rihanna, Sandra Bullock, Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Lopez.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY When asked to describe the typical Marchesa woman, creative director Georgina Chapman said, "She is feminine, confident and sophisticated. She is someone who embodies a true sense of identity." Talking about their collaboration with Revlon recently, she said,"When we were