• Simon Cowell on Britain's Got Talent: 'I get a call from the Queen once a week'

    Simon Cowell has joked about having a close relationship with the Queen. "I get a phone call from her once a week," said the Britain's Got Talent judge, speaking at the show's press launch. "She says, 'More singers this year Simon, get a Brit to win this year. "No seriously, if the royal family didn't like it, they wouldn't let us do the performance on the Royal Variety and it is what makes the show unique."   Simon will be returning as a judge on the eighth series of BGT "I think that's one of the reasons why we get so many people from around the

  • Prince William and Kate Middleton talk baby George while visiting military families in New Zealand

    Prince William and Kate Middleton have been charming locals they've met during their royal tour of New Zealand, and Friday morning's visit to an Air Force base was no different. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge flew from Wellington to the Royal New Zealand Air Force base of Whenuapai, near Auckland. As they touched down, excitement mounted among the crowds who had gathered behind barriers in the streets.    brightcove.createExperiences();   William and Kate happily chatted to locals about their eight-month-old Prince George, with the Duke joking that he and his wife had "a fair few babies touted to us" as

  • Prince William and Kate Middleton share an intimate moment on unique boat ride across Auckland Harbour

    Prince William and Kate Middleton 's day out at Auckland Harbour was topped off by a unique boating experience when the royal couple enjoyed a ride on an amphibious marine craft. Having just competed against each other in a fun yacht race, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took to the New Zealand waters for a second time on Friday, this time to enjoy a more relaxed ride together.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The couple departed Queen City aboard the "Sealegs" amphibious aircraft, which as the name suggests, takes passengers from land to sea and back to land, in a somewhat

  • Kate Middleton, Princess Letizia and Princess Masako: the week's best royal style in pictures

    Royal fashion watchers had been eagerly waiting to see what Kate Middleton would wear on her royal tour of New Zealand and Australia with Prince William. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The Duchess of Cambridge didn't disappoint, stepping off the plane in Wellington in a striking red Catherine Walker coat and matching hat by Gina Foster, carrying Prince George in her arms. Over the following days the Duchess showed off outfits by her favourite designers including Alexander McQueen and Jenny Packham, as well as items from high street chain Zara. Elsewhere Princess Masako of Japan sported a chic navy skirt and blazer

  • Katie Hopkins breaks her silence on Peaches Geldof

    Four days after Peaches Geldof's tragic passing, Katie Hopkins has finally broken her silence. The controversial columnist was slammed by countless followers on Twitter for not tweeting her condolences after news of Peaches's death became public. Writing in the Sun, Katie claimed that Peaches would not have wanted a tweet from her.   Katie: "Peaches would not have wanted a tweet from me" "Peaches and I met once on a TV sofa in central London. We were strangers and remained adversaries. Peaches didn't want a tweet from me," she wrote. "She didn't welcome it in life. She certainly didn't need it in death. She was

  • Peaches Geldof's childhood nanny pays heart-wrenching tribute to 'my darling girl'

    The nanny who became a surrogate mother to Peaches Geldof in the wake of her mum Paula Yates's death has paid a touching tribute following the 25-year-old's tragic death, describing her as "the most tender part of my heart and soul". "She has been the greatest joy, the greatest blessing, the most tender part of my heart and soul," said Anita Debney, who was employed by Sir Bob Geldof and Paula Yates to care for their children when Peaches was a toddler . "I loved her through the good times and the bad. We struggled and survived the darkest of times.   CLICK

  • Prince Albert of Monaco's daughter Jazmin Grace Grimaldi undergoes style transformation

    Jazmin Grace Grimaldi, daughter of Monaco's reigning monarch Prince Albert II, stepped out at the premiere for Nicolas Cage's new film Joe on Wednesday, showcasing the latest example of her fashion transformation. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The 22-year-old turned heads in beige leather trousers, a fur-lined jacket and gold studded heels — a marked difference from the more conservative, girl next door type outfits she sported in the past. At the Landmark Sunshine Cinema in New York, university student Jazmin rubbed shoulders with stars including Nicolas Cage, Victoria Silvstedt and Olivia Palermo's boyfriend Joannes Huebl. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY   Jazmin

  • Michelle Keegan's Corrie grand finale includes a stuntwoman: how will it all end?

    The countdown is on for Michelle Keegan's Coronation Street grand finale, and the gorgeous brunette, who plays Tina McIntyre on the popular ITV soap, has revealed key details exclusively on her HELLO! Online blog. Writing in this week's blog post, the 26-year-old talks about the lead-up to the end. "This week has been a busy one so far... it's my final fortnight on Corrie now and I spent all last week doing night scenes, most of which were outside and it was verrrrrrry collllld," writes the actress.   "I can't give anything away that will spoil the story of Tina's final weeks on the

  • Has Hilary Duff called off her divorce from Mike Comrie?

    Hilary Duff and Mike Comrie weren't exaggerating when they said their split was amicable. The pair have been seen together on a number of occasions since announcing their separation — just this week they were seen visiting a Chanel store in Beverly Hills together, where they seemed particularly affectionate, cuddling up and leaning on each other. Now there is speculation that Hilary and Mike, parents to two-year-old son Luca, are getting their romance back on track.   According to Radar Online, the couple have decided to call of their divorce after spending a romantic Valentine's Day holiday together in the Bahamas. An insider reported

  • Debbie Rowe engaged to Michael Jackson's business manager

    Michael Jackson's ex-wife Debbie Rowe is engaged. The 55-year-old has agreed to marry Michael's longtime friend and business manager Marc Schaffell. Debbie had initially refused Marc's marriage proposal because she feared she had cancer. But after receiving the all-clear from her doctor, she has decided to accept. In an phone interview with TMZ this week, the mum-of-two revealed she had turned Marc down three weeks ago because of uncertainty about her health. CLICK ON PHOTO TO GO TO FULL GALLERY "I had gone into the hospital before and they were worried about cancer," she revealed. "And I didn't feel like I could say

  • Prince William gifted with fun caricature of him, Kate and George

    Prince William accepted a rather unique and quirky gift on behalf of his family on Thursday. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY During his visit to Auckland with Kate Middleton, the Duke of Cambridge was given a colourful caricature showing himself and his wife playing on a beach with Prince George. William gratefully accepted the picture, which bore the Māori welcoming phrase, Haere mai, as he and Kate greeted well wishers in Auckland Harbour having taken part in a yacht race. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY   The artwork shows William and Kate building a sandcastle on one of New Zealand's picturesque beaches, complete

  • Kate Middleton's £79.99 Zara blazer sells out within hours

    The Zara blazer that Kate Middleton stepped out wearing for her day of official engagements in Auckland on Thursday has completely sold out. The navy, double-breasted jacket featuring gold buttons – with a price tag of £79.99 – was available in all sizes when fashion fans first recognised it. But a few hours later, the item had completely sold out on the high street retailer's online store – just another example of "the Kate effect".   Kate had teamed the blazer with a Breton stripe top from Me + Em, navy skinny jeans and cork and suede wedges from Stuart Weitzman. The casual attire

  • Kylie Minogue confirms she's quit The Voice

    Kylie Minogue won’t be returning to The Voice UK for her second season she has confirmed. The Australian singer admitted that she will be leaving the show, where she is judge with Black Eyed Peas star will.i.am, Tom Jones and Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson. The 45-year-old took to Twitter on Friday where she broke the news to those eagerly awaiting her next move after rumours first surfaced about her possibly quitting.   Kylie Minogue has quit The Voice “#Lovers, due to timing of my tour I won’t be back next season for The Voice UK Thanks to all who supported! Hope to

  • Katie Holmes denies she is dating Jason Segel

    Has Katie Holmes got a new leading man? Recent reports have linked the pretty brunette to actor Jason Segel, with sources claiming that the pair started casually dating after meeting on the set of How I Met Your Mother back in 2011. But it seems there's no truth to the rumours. "The story is completely untrue," Katie's rep Leslie Sloane has confirmed. "The two have not spoken since she appeared on How I Met Your Mother."   Had the romance been true, Katie would have been the second Dawson's Creek alumni to date Jason, 34. He and Katie's co-star Michelle Williams were

  • HELLO! Online's pictures of the week

    Whether they're sharing the best snaps from their summer holdiays, or posting pictures of family life, celebrities including Kim Kardashian and Reese Witherspoon have a way of letting us know what they're up to. From London to L.A, here are HELLO! Online's best Instagram and Twitter pictures of the week. Click on the photo to go to full

  • Rupert Murdoch speaks of his 'shock' over Wendi Deng's admiring notes about Tony Blair

    Rupert Murdoch has spoken candidly about the moment he discovered his now ex-wife Wendi Deng had a "crush" on Tony Blair. The 83-year-old said he was in his native Australia when he first heard that Wendi had been meeting Mr Blair at the couple's California ranch without his knowledge.   "Well, you know, everybody was talking about these things and never telling me anything," Rupert told Fortune magazine. "But then I was told two pretty circumstantial things about the ranch. "I was in Australia. When I got back, I naturally asked the staff, and it opened up. That's the story. And then, you

  • Nicole Appleton emerges for first time since Liam Gallagher divorce

    Nicole Appleton has stepped out in public for the first time since announcing her divorce from Liam Gallagher. The star and Natalie Appleton, her sister and All Saints bandmate, were seen at BBC Radio 2 studios on April 11 in London. The 39-year-old filed for a quick divorce on Tuesday morning from her Oasis musician husband under "Appleton NM v Gallagher LJP".   Nicole and Natalie Appleton It was the second in a list of 12 divorce hearings set to start at 10am at London's High Court. Canadian-born Nicole and Liam's marriage hit the rocks last July after it emerged that the former

  • Beyoncé accused of using Photoshop to create thigh gap

    Beyoncé has been accused of using Photoshop on her inner thighs to create a thigh gap. The megastar posted a picture of herself playing golf on her Tumblr website, with the outline of her thigh looking suspiciously bumpy – though it may well have just been the angle.   Fans were quick to comment on the snap, asking Beyoncé whether she had interfered with the picture in any way and expressing their disappointment. But many came to Beyoncé's defence, with one writing, "Beyoncé IS female empowerment. Like women everywhere should photoshop themselves to become confident and beautiful." The singer is enjoying some down time

  • Kate Middleton's tour outfits: Get the look

    Kate Middleton has dazzled the public with her stunning outfits since the beginning of her tour of New Zealand with Prince William and baby Prince George.  HELLO! Online has found how you can the Duchess of Cambridge's outfits without breaking the bank. Click on the image below for the full gallery of how to get Kate Middleton's look.    Click here to get more details of the royal

  • Tom Fletcher has dyed his hair grey

    Tom Fletcher has decided to get a head start on a dad’s grey hair by dyeing his hair that colour. The new dad took an Instagram picture of himself in the salon chair and the caption: "Hair currently morphing into McBusted tour mode", before later tweeting another picture of the finished product. "I've been told that being a dad will turn your hair grey...thought I'd get a head start," Tom joked on his Instagram picture. CLICK BELOW FOR GALLERY   In a later picture Tom compared himself to Carl from Disney and Pixar film Up with a side by side shot of the two. Tom

  • Chris Martin has appeared without his wedding ring for his first public appearance

    Chris Martin made his first public appearance, since announcing his split from Gwyneth Paltrow, at Thursday’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony. And just days after Gywneth was seen wearing her wedding ring, the Coldplay frontman was without his. Introducing British rocker Peter Gabriel into the Hall of Fame, Chris looked happy and relaxed as he took to the stage. CLICK BELOW FOR GALLERY   Chris Martin at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Wearing jeans, a white t-shirt and leather jacket, Chris greeted Peter with a big hug before joining Peter Gabriel in a performance.   The engagement came on the same day that

  • Elle Fanning: It was a 'dream' to work with Angelina Jolie

    Elle Fanning stars alongside Angelina Jolie in the upcoming Maleficent and the young actress has admitted what a dream it was to work with the Oscar winner. "Working with Angelina -- it's kind of a dream to say that you even met her and let alone to be in scenes with her. It was really really cool", said Elle.   In the Disney retelling of the animated classic Sleeping Beauty, Elle plays Aurora, the princess who is cursed to prick her finger and sleep for 100 years.   Elle Fanning in 2014   Angelina plays Maleficent, and in this new film we hear her side of