• Brad Pitt celebrates 51st birthday

    Happy birthday, Brad Pitt! As the Hollywood heart-throb and award-winning actor celebrates turning 51, HELLO! Online takes a look at what the stars have in store for Brad, and you… This is what Brad, who is a Sagittarius, can be expecting today: Doesn't everyone think that they know exactly what's wrong with the world? Or perhaps, what's wrong with the world is that not enough people know what's wrong with it? Maybe it would all be fine if only more people had more opinions to promote and points to push. But aren't we now entering the season of good

  • Norwegian royals get in the festive spirit with Christmas photoshoot

    The Norwegian royal family got into the spirit of Christmas this week as they got together for their annual Christmas photoshoot. King Harald of Norway and his wife Queen Sonja were joined by their son Crown Prince Haakon, his wife Mette-Marit and their three children Marius Borg Hoiby, Ingrid Alexandra and Sverre Magnus, in keeping with tradition to snap the family's Christmas card. Mette-Marit, 41, and the 77-year-old queen take seats for the photograph while the gentleman and children stand behind them. The royal ladies, both in traditional Norwegian dress, can be seen sharing a joke and beaming at each

  • Gregg Wallace has 'never been happier' after engagement

    Gregg Wallace "has never been happier" since his engagement to his girlfriend Anne-Marie Sterpini, who the Masterchef judge and TV presenter is reportedly set to marry next year. A source told The Sun: "Gregg has not had the easiest time in love. "But he is convinced this time is different. He adores Anne-Marie, they have lots in common and get on incredibly well. Gregg Wallace "couldn't be happier" since getting engaged "The wedding will be some time next year and you can guarantee the food will be great." Gregg, 50, met the 28-year-old caterer on Twitter in 2013. Later that year the pair

  • Mel B's husband Stephen Belafonte speaks out amidst split reports

    After days of speculation about the state of their marriage, Mel B's husband Stephen Belafonte has spoken out. The film producer talked down suggestions of a split and said:  "I love my wife. I care about my wife... I do want to get old with my wife and have grandchildren." The X Factor judge drew concern from fans as she returned to Sunday night's live final without her wedding ring, after being rushed to hospital with stomach pains. However Stephen told The Sun: "Listen, people do whatever they do. Maybe her hands were swollen and she couldn't fit the ring on because she's been

  • Hollywood stars react to Sony's decision to cancel the release of The Interview

    Hollywood stars including Rob Lowe, Ben Stiller and Mia Farrow have criticised Sony's decision to cancel the release of its controversial new film, The Interview, following threats by an anonymous group calling itself Guardians of Peace. On Wednesday, Sony Pictures Entertainment announced that the movie would not be shown as planned on Christmas Day amid threats of violence from the hackers. The Interview stars James Franco and Seth Rogen A spokesman said the company was "deeply saddened at this brazen effort to suppress the distribution of a movie", adding: "We stand by our film makers and their right to

  • Stevie Wonder welcomes his ninth child

    Stevie Wonder has become a dad again at the age of 64. Representatives for the Superstition singer confirmed to Us Weekly that he has welcomed his ninth child, a baby girl called Nia, with his girlfriend Tomeeka Robyn Bracy. The representative added that the little girl's name means purpose, which is "one of the seven principles of Kwanzaa" – the annual week-long African American celebration. Nia is Stevie and Tomeeka's second child. The Higher Ground star also has seven other children from five previous relationships, ranging in age from 39 to one. The eldest of the Michigan-born musician's children is Aisha

  • Has Jennifer Lawrence moved on from Chris Martin with director Gabe Polsky?

    It looked like Jennifer Lawrence was ready to ring in the New Year with a new man, as reports emerged that the 24-year-old Oscar winner was dating up and coming director Gabe Polsky. But now it appears that the pair may actually be just friends - as Gabe has been linked to Jennifer's best friend. Jennifer was spotted on Wednesday leaving the Red Army director's house, joined by her pet dog. The pair were together for five hours, and a source told New York Daily News that they ordered several deliveries of pizza. Jennifer Lawrence has reportedly been spending time

  • Prince Harry shares personal photos from trip to Lesotho

    Prince Harry has released several personal photos from his charity trip to Lesotho, which the royal undertook earlier this month. While the world's media were focused on his older brother Prince William's trip to New York with the Duchess of Cambridge, Harry was making a private visit to the African nation from 5 to 10 December. As co-founder of his charity Sentebale, which means "Forget Me Not" in Sesotho, Harry was visiting to view the construction of the new Mamohato Children's Centre. The facility will support local children living with HIV, by providing them with healthcare and education. Meeting

  • Thailand's Prince Vajiralongkorn and Princess Srirasmi to divorce

    Thailand's Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn is set to divorce his wife Princess Srirasmi Akrapongpreecha. HELLO!'s sister publication HOLA! has confirmed that the couple have finalised their separation with the consent of the country's monarch King Bhumibol Adulyadej. "The king has granted permission to announce that Princess Srirasmi, the wife of Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, has informed in a written document that she has resigned from her royal status," the palace said in a statement. Prince Vajiralongkorn and Princess Srirasmi Akrapongpreecha have been married since 2001 The split comes after news emerged that the princess's family were involved in a corruption case which has

  • Spanish Royals release Christmas card featuring coronation images

    The Spanish royal family have released their first Christmas card since King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia took the Spanish throne earlier in 2014. The card features two images from the coronation, one of Felipe and Letizia with their two daughters, Princess Leonor and Princess Sofia, and one of Felipe and Letizia waving to the adoring crowds. The card has a message in Spanish and English: "Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2015", as well as a personalised message from the Spanish royal family, which reads: "That the excitement, the hope, and the goodwill of Christmas remain beyond

  • Gallery: celebrities show off their Christmas decorations

    With Christmas only a few days away, celebrities have been getting into the festive spirit and sharing photos of their Christmas trees with fans. Taylor Swift, Beyoncé and Lady Gaga are amongst the stars to share snaps of their Christmas decorations on Instagram as they join the countdown to Christmas. Millie Mackintosh shared pictures of her tree as she prepares to host her first Christmas in her new home, while Victoria Beckham proudly showed the unique upside down tree which is on display at her Dover Street store. To take a peek at the best celebrity Christmas trees take a peek

  • Elton John and David Furnish are getting married

    Elton John and David Furnish will tie the knot at the weekend, following the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Britain. A spokesperson for the couple, who have been together for more than two decades and are parents to sons Zachary and Elijah, confirmed that they would marry in a private ceremony. Same-sex couple have been able to marry in Britain since March; previously they could form civil partnerships, which carried the same legal status as marriage but without the title. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Elton John and David Furnish will marry in a private ceremony at the weekend Elton, 67,

  • Sienna Miller says Keira Knightley will be an 'amazing' mum

    Sienna Miller says Keira Knightley will be a "perfect" mother. Actress and mother-of-one Sienna has said that she is sure her close friend will be a natural when she welcomes her first baby next year. "We've spoken a lot and I know she will be amazing," Sienna told the New York Post. "She doesn't need any advice. She will be perfect." Sienna says Keira will be a "perfect" mother The silver screen stars have remained good friends since they starred alongside Cillian Murphy in 2008 film The Edge of Love; which told the story of poet Dylan Thomas's famous loves Vera

  • First look at Rita Ora alongside The Voice judges

    The Voice returns to our screens in January, but we've got a first look at the new line-up of judges - which now features chart superstar Rita Ora. The foursome - which also includes Kaiser Chiefs Ricky Wilson, will.i.am, and Sir Tom Jones - pose together in this new set of promo shots, with Rita wearing her trademark quirky style in a blue feather dress. CLICK ON PICTURE FOR GALLERY L-R: Ricky Wilson, Sir Tom Jones, Rita Ora, and will.i.am Sir Tom opened up about Rita joining the panel at last week's BBC Music Awards, revealing: "Rita is great, she's fresh

  • Cheerful Queen is in the Christmas spirit as she arrives in Norfolk for holidays

    With a warm smile, the Queen walked along the platform at King's Lynn railway station on Thursday as she arrived for the start of her Christmas holidays. To the delight of her fellow passengers, the 88-year-old monarch had boarded the 10.45am train from London's King's Cross for the 1 hour 40 minute journey to Norfolk. Officials had reserved the first class compartment of the train for the 100 mile trip. There was a buzz of excitement at King's Lynn station ahead of the arrival of the Queen, who was wearing a flecked green coat and a patterned headscarf and

  • The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel chosen for Royal Film Performance 2015

    The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has been selected as the charity Royal Film Performance for 2015. The film, which is a sequel to the 2012 box office hit The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, will premiere on 17 February to an audience including members of the British royal family. Starring many of the original cast including: Dame Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Dame Maggie Smith, Penelope Wilton and Dev Patel, the film will also feature Richard Gere, Tamsin Greig and David Strathairn. Dame Judi Dench, Bill Nighy and Celia Imrie will reprise their roles for The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Money raised

  • Victoria Beckham reveals the Beckhams' Christmas plans

    Victoria Beckham has opened up about her and husband David Beckham's plans for the Christmas period, revealing that she hopes to see the new West End production of Cats, and how her young daughter, Harper, will be visiting the ballet for the first time. "This year has been so busy with the London shop opening, there hasn't been the time for theatre visits," recalled Victoria, before adding: "I did take Harper to sing-along Frozen, which she loved. Speaking to the Evening Standard at last week's Evening Standard Theatre Awards Victoria revealed that it will be a fun Christmas for young fashion