• Beyoncé shares snaps of Michelle Obama's exclusive White House birthday party

    Beyoncé has shared pictures of America's first lady Michelle Obama's 50th birthday party at the White House on Saturday night. The star, who sang for the birthday girl at the exclusive and private affair, posted a series of snaps from the party on her Tumblr blog on Sunday – though there were none of the actual event. Beyoncé can be seen walking towards the White House in one picture, with two-year-old Blue Ivy holding her mum's hand.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Another photograph reveals that the toddler – who looked like a princess in a beautiful white dress with tulle skirt

  • EastEnders star Gary Lucy leaving the soap - but hints he may return

    Gary Lucy has confirmed that he is leaving EastEnders. The actor, who has starred as Danny Pennant since September 2012, has already filmed his final scenes for the BBC soap. Following the news, Gary took to Twitter to thank his fans for their support - and even hinted that he could one day return to Albert Square.   "Thank you for your messages. loved my time @Ee interesting character with lots of scope. see u late rather than goodbye ;-) ps more 2 come x." Earlier this month, the 32-year-old urged critics to "get with the times" after complaints about his character's onscreen

  • England rugby star Chris Ashton proposes to girlfriend Melissa Uzelac in New York

    While rugby ace Mike Tindall and Zara Phillips celebrate the birth of their first child, Mike's close friend and fellow England player, Chris Ashton, also has cause to rejoice. For the 26-year-old champion has scored one of the most important tries of his life – by proposing to his girlfriend, nanny Melissa Uzelac. In an exclusive interview and photoshoot with HELLO! magazine, the rugby pro popped the question in New York. "I had no idea Chris was about to propose," Melissa told HELLO!. "It really was a fairy-tale in New York; my best Christmas ever."   Chris also tells the magazine that he

  • 'What am I supposed to do?' Khloé Kardashian seen in tears over the breakdown of her marriage

    In public, Khloé Kardashian remained resolutely silent as she came to terms with the breakdown of her marriage. But behind closed doors, the reality star was understandably devastated. On Sunday night, viewers of Keeping Up With The Kardashians saw Khloé breaking down in tears as she spoke to her family about her troubled relationship with Lamar Odom.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE The 29-year-old star revealed that her well-documented marital issues meant that she felt like a prisoner in her own home. "The whole thing is very uncomfortable," Khloé is seen saying. "I do not like being around people because I know what

  • Birthday girl Sophie Wessex's key moments

    On January 20 Sophie, Countess of Wessex turns 49. Approaching the big 5-0 might be daunting for some women, yet Prince Edward's wife only seems to be growing in confidence. Click on the photo for a full gallery As she celebrates her birthday, the mother of two seems more relaxed and self-assured than ever. Sophie appears to enjoy her role as one of a trio of royal ladies - along with Kate Middleton and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall - whom the Queen counts on for support.   In 2013 she proved quite an ambassador for Britain with tours to India, Qatar and South

  • Jessica Simpson shares adorable new family snaps of Maxwell and Ace

    Having just joined Instagram, Jessica Simpson is making up for lost time. The singer has been busy sharing intimate family photographs – including new ones of her daughter Maxwell and son Ace. In one of the fun snaps, Jessica's fiancé Eric Johnson puts his American Football training to good use by holding the couple's children aloft, as if he's just caught them instead of a football.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY In the caption, Jessica writes: "What a catch #82," referring to the 82 catches he made for his team, the san Francisco 49ers in 2004 – one of his best

  • Todd Carty voted off Dancing on Ice

    Todd Carty was the latest celebrity to skate off the Dancing on Ice rink, after being voted off in Sunday night's episode. The EastEnders star, 50, performed against Waterloo Road actress Zaraah Abrahams in a dramatic skate-off. "I'm so, so glad I was invited back and you made me feel so welcome," said Todd as he prepared to leave the ice. "Thank you to everyone from the bottom of my heart."   The actor's exit came as no surprise to most of the audience and viewers at home, as all four judges looked ready to save Zaraah. "Zaraah, you were pure poetry in motion," said

  • In pictures: birthday girl Sophie Wessex's best fashion moments

    When it comes to fashion, Kate Middleton is not the only one to watch — The Countess of Wessex is another stylish royal that regularly wins praise for her on-trend outfits. As the wife of Prince Edward celebrates her 49th birthday, HELLO! Online takes a look at Sophie's her best fashion moments to date... Click on the photo to see the full

  • From Burma to Paris: inside Karlie Kloss' travel diary

    Victoria's Secret angel Karlie Kloss enjoyed an ever-so-fashionable Paris break at the weekend, when the model took to the runway dressed in Versace couture, enjoyed her first ever runway show from the front row and explored the city's highlights – including the world famous Eiffel tower.   And the 21-year-old shared it all with her social media fans, posting a series of pictures on Twitter. She embraced "#selfiesunday with @ladygaga", sharing a photograph of herself with the popstar and Donatella's muse, who was captured taking a snap of the pair. She also shared some snaps of herself at work, including when she

  • 'Healthy selfie': Pregnant Kristin Cavallari shows off baby bump in gym picture

    Kristin Cavallari struck a pose and showed off her baby bump during a pregnancy workout on Saturday. "Gym selfie," wrote the 27-year-old, who is expecting her second child with husband Jay Cutler. "Baby bump getting big!" The reality star-turned-designer can be seen wearing a form-fitting black T-shirt, leggings and colourful trainers.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Kristin announced her pregnancy in October, but so far hasn't revealed whether her 17-month-old son Camden will be joined by a little brother or sister. "It's harder because I'm tired, and then I still have to be a mum to Camden," she told People of her second pregnancy.

  • Johnny Depp engaged: why the star never married Vanessa Paradis

    It was recently confirmed that Johnny Depp is engaged to his actress girlfriend Amber Heard. Some found the news hard to believe; Johnny and Amber have been dating for less than two years, and Johnny never popped the question to Vanessa Paradis, his partner of 14 years and the mother of his two children. So why has the 50-year-old star decided to walk down the aisle with his Rum Diary co-star, 27?   CLICK ON PHOTO TO GO TO GALLERY Speaking to Extra in 2010, Johnny explained why he hadn't wed French beauty Vanessa, with who he has two children, Lily-Rose, 14, and 11-year-old

  • Happy Birthday Queen Mathilde: ten facts about the Belgium royal

    Queen Mathilde of Belgium celebrates her 41st birthday on 20 January. This will be Mathilde’s first birthday as Queen Consort – her husband King Phillipe ascended the throne on 21 July 2013, following the abdication of his father King Albert II. To honour Mathilde’s birthday HELLO! Online has compiled ten facts about the royal.   1. Mathilde is the first Belgian-born Queen consort of Belgium and the first Queen in the country’s history with the name Mathilde. 2. She is godmother to Princess Alexia of the Netherlands and Princess Isabella of Denmark. 3. Similar to the Duchess of Cambridge and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands,

  • Gallery: celebrities who can't resist taking 'selfies'

    Kristin Cavallari is just one of the latest celebrities to post a "selfie" on her Instagram page. Showing off her baby bump during a pregnancy workout, the 27-year-old star captioned the photo, "Gym selfie. Baby bump getting big!" As one of the most popular photographic trends of our time, "selfies" have undoubtedly taken the celebrity world by storm. Kim Kardashian, Cara Delevingne, Miley Cyrus and Heidi Klum are some of the most notable followers of the trend, while even Prince William and Barack Obama have been caught in a snap. The official definition of the word, which became the Oxford Dictionaries' Word

  • Brad Pitt shows off new look

    Click on the photos below to see a full gallery of Brad's different looks... Brad Pitt debuted a new look as he stepped onto the Screen Actors Guild Awards red carpet on Saturday night. The movie star, who recently celebrated his 50th birthday, had shaved off his signature beard and the sides of his head. "It's for a part," Brad told a reporter on the red carpet. "It's not a choice!" He revealed that his new look was for upcoming war drama Fury, in which he plays an army sergeant.   Angelina Jolie's husband is no stranger to changing up his hairstyle. He has

  • 'I'm glad Kym split from Jamie... he didn't make her happy': Oliver Mellor on 'affair' with Kym Marsh

    Oliver Mellor has said that he is glad his former Coronation Street co-star Kym Marsh ended her marriage to Jamie Lomas because "he didn't make her happy". The 32-year-old, who has claimed he had a five-month affair with Kym, also said that he ended his romance with the actress because he thought she would never leave Jamie. "I don't know if our relationship was the cause of Kym's divorce or just the catalyst - they had problems in their relationship already," Oliver told the Mirror.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE "But what happened between us wasn't just a careless fling. It was real.

  • 20 facts about the Countess of Wessex

    The Countess of Wessex, who is married to the Queen’s youngest son Prince Edward, celebrates her 49th birthday on Monday 20 January. Sophie is expected to mark her birthday privately before continuing with her official engagements in London on Wednesday. To honour the Countess’ birthday, HELLO! Online has compiled a list of 20 facts about the popular royal.   1. Sophie met Prince Edward during a charity event in 1993 and the couple dated for six years before announcing their engagement on 6 January 1999. 2. Sophie and Edward’s wedding took place on 19 June 1999 at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. Royalty

  • Happy birthday Mark Wright: ten things you need to know about the television star

    In celebration of Mark Wright's 27th birthday on Monday 20 January, HELLO! Online has compiled the top ten facts you need to know about the television star who is engaged to the stunning Michelle Keegan.   1. Mark first found fame in 2010, starring as one of the original cast members of hit reality TV show The Only Way Is Essex. The charming man grew up in Brentwood, Essex where the ITV show is filmed but quit after the third series to dabble in other television projects. 2. As the ultimate ladies' man on the show, Mark had relationships with several of

  • The best looks from Paris Couture Week

    The runways of Paris are lit up with wonderful couture creations from the world's leading fashion designers - click on the photo to see the best of Paris Couture Week so