• Justin Bieber apologises for racist joke: 'I didn't understand the power of certain words'

    Justin Bieber has apologised after a video showing him telling a racist joke years ago was leaked at the weekend. In the video obtained by the Sun and TMZ, the singer can be seen telling an offensive joke while sat backstage at a promotional event when he was 15. "As a young man, I didn't understand the power of certain words and how they can hurt," Justin, 20, has said in a statement. "I thought it was ok to repeat hurtful words and jokes, but didn't realise at the time that it wasn't funny and that my actions were continuing the

  • Madonna shares rare photo of her father Silvio as she enjoys family time on the beach

    Sunday was a family day for Madonna. The queen of pop shared some sweet snapshots on Instagram after hitting their beach with her two teenage children, Lourdes Leon and Rocco Ritchie, and her own father Silvio Ciccone, at the weekend. One photograph shows the singer, 55, kneeling down in the sand next to Lourdes, 17, as mother and daughter gaze out to sea. "Sunday Chillaxing……. #livingforlove," she wrote alongside the picture. Madonna and Lourdes Leon: "Sunday Chillaxing……. #livingforlove," A second shows Madonna's 13-year-old son Rocco posing next to his grandfather Silvio. Rocco, dressed in a wetsuit, is stood with his arm around

  • Cheryl Cole draws comparisons to Beyoncé Knowles with new single Crazy Stupid Love

    Cheryl Cole’s new single has been compared to Beyoncé Knowles' Single Ladies anthem. The singer – who shot to fame as part of the band Girls Aloud – released her latest music offering on the radio airwaves Monday morning as she visited Nick Grimshaw’s BBC Radio One breakfast show. As soon as her track Crazy Stupid Love played the X Factor judge became a trending topic in the UK on Twitter and fans gave their comments on the tune. The Geordie star looked great as she did the London promotional rounds in an all-white ensemble. Cheryl Cole Cheryl, 30, donned a

  • Duchess Kate joins family at her cousin Adam Middleton's wedding

    The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, joined close family at the weekend in celebrating the wedding of her first cousin Adam Middleton. The 32-year-old royal looked on happily as Adam wed interior designer Rebecca Poynton at London's luxury Dorchester Hotel. Duchess Kate was reportedly accompanied by nine protection officers Kate's parents Carole and Michael Middleton were also present, along with her siblings James and Pippa – who attended with her boyfriend Nico Jackson. The groom Adam is the son of Michael's brother, Richard. He works for Mayfair firm Manchester Square Partners and advises senior business executives. The wedding, which took place a day

  • Brooklyn Beckham and Chloe Grace Moretz make stylish skateboarding duo

    Brooklyn Beckham now has a set of his very own A-lister friends – the son of Victoria and David Beckham was seen enjoying a day out skateboarding with actress Chloe Grace Moretz along Santa Monica beach in California on Friday. Like his handsome dad, the 15-year-old looked cool and casual for his day out in the sun, wearing a pair of black jeans, a plain white T-shirt and grey pumps. A pair of sunglasses shielded his eyes from the sunshine as he skateboarded along the famous beach.  Chloe, who began her acting career at the age of seven and recently

  • Adriana Lima gets into World Cup spirit by celebrating Brazil

    The FIFA World Cup begins in a week and a half and while her career is far from anything to do with football, Adriana Lima showed she couldn’t be more proud of the Beautiful Game’s big tournament heading to her home country. The Brazilian model proved just how proud she was of Brazil at the weekend as she attended a soccer-themed photocall for the Amazonia Beverages’ Urban Jungle Campaign Kickoff in New York. The 32-year-old arrived at the event in the Big Apple wearing a white dress and kept her hair tied to the side in a casual braid

  • Spanish King abdication: Juan Carlos says his son Felipe 'represents stability and a new generation'

    Explaining his decision to abdicate after nearly 39 years, King Juan Carlos of Spain has told his people that the country's present economic crisis requires the energy of a new generation. He said that his son Prince Felipe who will become Felipe VI, "represents stability". He described the Prince as having "the maturity and preparation" to assume responsibility and "open the way for a new era of hope" with "the support of [his wife] Princess Letizia". Click on photos for full gallery The King told the nation the current times required the energy of a new generation The royal patriarch was speaking

  • Giuliana Rancic and husband Bill reveal 'devastating' miscarriage news

    Bill and Giuliana Rancic have shared some heartbreaking news. The surrogate mother, who helped bring their son Duke into the world, has miscarried their child. Click on photos for gallery "This whole season on Giuliana and Bill we've been trying to have another baby," Bill told People of the couple's reality show. "Unfortunately our surrogate Delphine, who we love very much, had a miscarriage. It's something we didn't see coming. We were devastated." Giuliana Rancic and husband Bill Rancic were 'devastated' by their surrogate's miscarriage He continued, "She was about nine weeks pregnant. We were pretty close to getting into

  • Cheryl Cole is white hot ahead of single launch

    Cheryl Cole looked wonderful in white as she stepped out on Monday. The singer was heading to the Radio 1 studios to debut her new single Crazy Stupid Love on Nick Grimshaw's breakfast show. The star, 30, showed off her slender physique in a sheer white long-sleeved top and skinny white jeans.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Cheryl Cole looked wonderful in white ahead of her new single launch She topped off the look with oversized sunglasses and a black leather bag. Clearly excited to debut her new song, Cheryl beamed as she arrived at the studios and stopped to take

  • Kim Kardashian wedding: see the exact make-up products used to create her bridal beauty look

    If you want to recreate Kim Kardashian's flawless bridal make-up, you're in luck. The reality TV star's make-up artist Mario Dedivanovic has revealed to E! news exactly which products he used to create Kim's "natural and timeless" look for her wedding to Kanye West. But while no expense was spared for the power couple's nuptials, fans were surprised to discover that the beauty products used are from affordable high street brands including Urban Decay, L'Oréal Paris and the Kardashian sisters' own line.   Kim looked flawless on her big day For her complexion, Mario used Urban Decay's Naked Skin Liquid Foundation.

  • Gallery: King Juan Carlos of Spain's top moments

    King Juan Carlos of Spain announced his decision to step down from the throne on Monday, bringing the curtain down on a reign of 39 years. When he took the crown on November 22, 1975, the monarch became Spain's first king since 1931, when the country abolished the monarchy and replaced it with a democratic republic. For much of his reign he was considered to be one of the most popular heads of state the world over. "He has been the best spokesman and representative of Spain in all corners of the world," said Spainish president Mariano Rajoy as

  • How to kick your sugar habit

    For those of us with a sweet tooth, it can be difficult to stick to healthy eating and resist those sugary treats. However, cutting down on sugar can have great benefits such as glowing skin, having more energy and feeling better on a long-term basis. A key part of healthy eating is a diet which is low in sugar, but sticking to a diet plan doesn't have to be difficult. HELLO! Online has found some top tips to reveal how to stick to a healthy diet, while still eating filling and delicious meals. Scroll below to see the top tips Eliminate

  • What to wear to Ascot: the official dress code

    With Royal Ascot just over two weeks away, it's time to hit the shops in search of the perfect race-ready frock. But before you start outfit planning, watch the Royal Ascot Style Guide for 2014 (video below). With rules and guidelines in place, the dress code for the racing event is difficult to navigate, so the organisers have created a chic video explaining what you can and can't wear.   CLICK ON THE PHOTO BELOW TO SEE THE FULL GALLERY OF SUGGESTED ASCOT OUTFITS Some of the outfits that comply with the current dress code guidelines Royal Enclosure dress code: The Dos -

  • Angelina Jolie hints that she might retire from acting after Cleopatra role

    Angelina Jolie has suggested that an upcoming appearance as Cleopatra could be her last acting role. In an interview with BBC Radio Five Live, the Oscar winner seemed to confirm reports that she will playing the Egyptian queen on the big screen. Angelina Jolie has hinted she will retire from acting after appearing as Cleopatra "We've been working on it," Angelina, 38, said. "There's been lots of different ideas of directors and lots of different discussions. The script has been written by Eric Roth, who is a dear friend and a brilliant writer." Brad Pitt's leading lady added, "She's complicated. It's complicated

  • Kaley Cuoco reveals new pixie cut

    Kaley Cuoco first chopped off her long blonde locks back in April. But the Big Bang Theory star clearly wanted a more drastic look – she has just unveiled a chic pixie cut. Taking to Instagram to update fans on her new look, Kaley shared a picture of her 'do. "Thank you @clsymonds for bringing out my inner Peter Pan  #byronbeverlyhills #justcutitoff," Kaley captioned the snap. Kaley updated fans on Instagram with her new look   Kaley's hair was cut by her stylist Christine Symonds. The hairdresser shared another photo of the new crop, writing: "This little lamb went shorter.

  • Strictly Come Dancing 2014: meet the professional dancers

    Strictly Come Dancing will be returning to screens this autumn and the much-anticipated list of professional dancers has been revealed. 
 Show favourite and HELLO! Online blogger Ola Jordan is one of the eight female stars who will return, while her husband James, who has been a Strictly regular for eight years, rejected the offer by the BBC to come back on a reduced role. 
 However, James suggested otherwise with a message he posted on Twitter. "WELL TWEEPS Yes it's true I WILL NOT be returning to 'BURN THE FLOOR'.... Sorry, I mean 'Strictly Come Dancing' However........ .........do not believe

  • Princess Letizia's top 10 fashion hits

    Widely praised for her fashion sense, Princess Letizia of Spain is bound to give the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, a run for her money becomes queen of Spain. As the former journalist prepares to step into the spotlight, HELLO! Online takes a look at her top 10 style hits to date - click on the photo below for the full gallery.   Some of Princess Letizia's best fashion hits to date When Letizia wed Prince Felipe ten years ago, the royal bride stunned in a Manuel Pertegaz ivory natural silk creation woven with silver thread. A dazzling platinum and diamond

  • Emmerdale reveal summer storylines: spoilers

    The temperature is set to soar on Emmerdale this summer. New spoilers from the ITV soap have been released, giving fans a taste of what’s to come over the next few months. Click on photo to enlarge Terminally ill Donna Windsor (Verity Rushworth) continues down a path of crime to help ensure she leaves her daughter April with everything she needs. Unaware of her diagnosis, and with his feelings for her growing, Ross Barton (Michael Parr) continues to assist the former policewoman – but how long until they get caught? Emmerdale's summer teaser image Adam Barton (Adam Thomas) is reeling from the

  • Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch ambushes Dame Judi Dench

    Dame Judi Dench is set to star alongside Benedict Cumberbatch in a forthcoming adaptation of Richard III after he ambushed her at the Hay Festival. The Sherlock star, 37, was sat in the front row as Judi was being interviewed by director Richard Eyre as part of a Shakespeare masterclass on the final day of the festival. During the Q&A section, he seized his opportunity, and asked if she would appear in the play with him. "Yeah!" she replied to cheers from the crowd. Benedict Cumberbatch ambushed Dame Judi Dench when she was doing a Q&A at the Hay Festival Benedict,

  • Top 5 healthy eating tips every bride should follow

    Planning a wedding is notoriously stressful and can affect brides' health and diet. For women who want to improve their eating habits or make sure they're getting their five a day, follow these top five healthy living tips from nutritionist Judy Watson at Champneys, the spas that promote health and fitness breaks.   1. Start the day... by drinking warm water with lemon juice to aid digestion and reduce bloating throughout the day. Have a glass of water one hour before you go to bed to support liver detoxification which is proactive between 11am and 3pm. 2. Change your snacks...

  • David Beckham unveils new hand tattoo at documentary launch

    David Beckham showed off a new tattoo on Monday at the launch of new documentary Into The Unknown, for which he journeyed into the heart of the Amazon rainforest. Positioned on his left hand, the tattoo reads "Lead With Love" in calligraphy. David is no stranger to body art, with both his left and right arms covered in sleeves, as well as extensive tattoos on parts of his back, chest, and legs. David Beckham reveals new tattoo The England football star was talking to Michael Palin - Monty Python star and veteran of numerous BBC travel shows including one on Brazil. When Michael

  • Bridal workout: how to get in shape before your wedding

    Perfecting that toned and sculpted body before the big day is no easy feat, and doing the same routine over and over again can get monotonous. For brides who want to revamp their workout or get serious about exercise, Louise Day, wellbeing director at Champneys, has shared her top five tips for brides wanting to get in shape...     1. Turn your commute to work into a workout... cycle to work, jog if you're close enough, or get off the train/bus a few stops earlier and walk the rest of your journey. 2. Multitask on the treadmill... do ten minutes of

  • Kylie Minogue denies split with UK label

    Kylie Minogue has denied reports that she is leaving her UK record company Parlophone. The Australian singer, 46, set the record straight after rumours emerged that she was ditching the label due to poor record sales of her latest album Kiss Me Once. "Whoaahhh... @parlophone!! According to 'sources' we r 'breaking up'! Not true. Exciting times ahead! #LOVEu4EVA," wrote Kylie on Twitter to her  two million followers.   Kylie Minogue Parlophone, who has worked with Kylie for 15 years and is also behind Blur, Coldplay, Tinie Tempah and other artists, retweeted the post. "@kylieminogue we #LOVEu4EVA too :) #teamkylie," they responded.

  • Khloé and Kourtney Kardashian open Dash store in the Hamptons

    Khloé and Kourtney Kardashian have opened their Dash store in the Hamptons. Younger sister Khloé took to Instagram to share the exciting news. "Dear Southampton, we are now open. Thanks for having us this summer!" the image read.   Kourtney then reposted the picture. The sisters are due to start filming their spin-off show in the Hamptons within the next week, and Kourtney was snapped taking a stroll around the village with her two children at the weekend. Kim, meanwhile, is recovering from her wedding to Kanye West and their European honeymoon. Having jetted back to the States on Sunday,

  • Lupita Nyong'o and Gwendoline Christie confirmed as latest Star Wars cast members

    Following months of speculation Lupita Nyong'o has been confirmed as a cast member on the new Star Wars film. Joining Lupita in Monday's announcement was Games of Thrones actress Gwendoline Christie. "I could not be more excited about Lupita and Gwendoline joining the cast of Episode VII," said Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy. "It's thrilling to see this extraordinarily talented ensemble taking shape." Lupita Nyong'o and Gwendoline Christie join the cast of Star Wars Lupita also tweeted the news to her followers, writing: "I can finally say it out loud and proud: I'm going to a galaxy far

  • Kelly Osbourne steps out in with 'Robocop boot' at LA gala after suffering stress fracture

    Kelly Osbourne drew concern from worried fans on Saturday evening as she stepped out wearing a leg brace in Los Angeles. Later on Instagram, the TV presenter took a shot of her "Robocop boot" and revealed she had suffered a stress fracture. Kelly Osbourne "#StressFractures are the worst! At least I get a cool #RoboCopBoot", Kelly captioned the snap. The 29-year-old star was attending the 2014 Trevor Project NextGen Prom with pal Amanda Golombek and had styled her recently shorn off hair in to a stylish quiff. Wearing a gorgeous black lace dress, Kelly showed off her svelte figure -  which she maintains through

  • Amanda Holden's black dress: Get the look

    Amanda Holden wowed in a sleek black dress as she left the Chiltern Firehouse after a night out with fellow Britain's Got Talent judges Simon Cowell and David Walliams. HELLO! Online has found the exact dress Amanda wore, and the good news is that it doesn't come with a designer price tag. The 'Lyla' dress is £109, and is available at