• Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman welcome baby son Eric

    Simon Cowell has become a father for the first time after his girlfriend Lauren Silverman gave birth to their son Eric on Valentine's Day. Baby Eric, who is named after Simon's late father,  was born in New York's Lennox Hill Hospital, where stars including Beyoncé have previously welcomed their children. "Very happy to say Eric was born at 17.45pm. Healthy and handsome," tweeted the X Factor supremo. "Lauren in great shape. Thanks for all of your kind messages. Named after my dad."   In the run up to the birth, American socialite Lauren had been spending a lot of quality time with her

  • Kanye West's extravagant Valentine's gift for Kim Kardashian

    As one of the world's most famous couples, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were sure to celebrate Valentine's Day in style. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Reality TV star Kim, who has been engaged to rapper Kanye for four months, posted a photo of her extravagent Valentine's flowers. "A thousand roses 🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹," wrote Kim alongside a picture of herself lying on sofa amid several vases of red roses.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The couple, who are parents to eight-month-old daughter North, spent the romantic holiday together in Baltimore, where Kanye was performing as part of his Yeezus tour. "My date with Yeezus

  • Christina Aguilera announces her engagement to boyfriend Matt Rutler

    Christina Aguilera is engaged to her boyfriend of three years, Matt Rutler. The Say Something singer took to Twitter on Valentine's Day to announce the happy news and show off her glittering new engagement ring. "He asked and I said," wrote Christina, with a picture her diamond-adorned hand holding Matt's in front of a romantic beach setting.   The 33-year-old's tweet was swiftly retweeted more than 5,000 times and prompted a host of congratulations from her followers. Christina and film producer Matt met on the set of 2010 movie Burlesque. At the time, Christina, who was starring in the film alongside Cher, Stanley Tucci and

  • Juno actress Ellen Page comes out as gay

    Juno actress Ellen Page has come out as gay. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Speaking at a Las Vegas conference on Friday, 2007 Oscar nominee Ellen said that she was finally coming out after years of feeling too afraid to reveal her sexuality. "I'm here today because I am gay and maybe I can make a difference," 26-year-old Ellen told the audience, to rapturous applause.   "I feel a personal obligation and a social responsibility," she added. "I also do it selfishly, because I am tired of hiding and I am tired of lying by omission." "I suffered for years because I was scared to be

  • Princess Mary and Prince Frederik of Denmark hit the slopes with their four children

    Princess Mary of Denmark and her husband Prince Frederik hit the slopes on Friday with their four children. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Joined by Prince Christian, eight, Princess Isabella, six, and three-year-old twins Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine, the royal couple were photographed playing in the snow in Verbier, Switzerland. One photo shows 42-year-old Mary seated on a toboggan with Princess Josephine, who was dressed in a cute all-red ski suit. Mother and daughter smiled and laughed as they sped across the snow racing Frederik and Vincent, who sat together a blue sled.   Princess Mary, Princess Josephine, Princess Isabella, Prince Frederik,

  • New stars join the cast of Downton Abbey for series five

    Several new stars have joined the cast of ITV period drama, Downton Abbey. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLEY Dame Harriet Walter, Richard E Grant, Anna Chancellor and Rade Serbedzija have all confirmed that will appear in the fifth series of the hugely popular show when it returns to screens later this year. The new arrivals will join the likes of Dame Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Penelope Wilton and Joanne Froggatt, who have also confirmed their return. Click on the photo below to find out more about the new stars heading to Downton...   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL