• Ainsley Harriott is the second confirmed Strictly Come Dancing contestant

    TV chef and presenter Ainsley Harriott is the second celebrity contestant to be confirmed for the new series of Strictly Come Dancing. The announcement was made live on The One Show on Tuesday evening, where Ainsley was a surprise guests joining hosts Matt Baker and Alex Jones on the sofa. "I must admit that I do love to dance, but doing it in front of the nation is a whole different matter!" 58-year-old Ainsley said. "In my day job the only type of salsa I know about is the one in my recipes, so I am looking forward to rising

  • Keira Knightley reveals her baby daughter's name

    Three months after welcoming her first child, Keira Knightley has finally revealed the name of her baby girl – Edie. The 30-year-old actress, who prefers to keep her personal life out of the spotlight, opened up about motherhood in a new interview with Elle magazine in celebration of the mother-baby bond. "The love is astonishing," Keira said of her little girl. "It's a very primal, primal love. That's quite extraordinary. And the ability to have no sleep and continue going. It's not pleasant – I never thought that I could actually do it for the amount of time that I've

  • Tali Lennox devastated over the death of Ian Jones says his mother

    On Saturday morning a beautiful young couple with everything to live for set off for a romantic kayak ride. Tragically only one of them came back, the other was claimed by the deceptive waters of New York’s Hudson River. Tali Lennox, the daughter of singer Annie Lennox, survived but her boyfriend Ian Jones drowned. His mother has said Ian, her only son, died trying to save Tali when their kayak capsized. Helped by her deep spirituality, Sherron Jones says she feels at peace, but the 22-year-old former model is "a wreck". She told People: "It was nuts how deeply in

  • Simon Cowell shares sweet holiday photo with Lauren Silverman and son Eric

    Simon Cowell is enjoying some family time before the new series of The X Factor starts. The music mogul shared a rare family photo of himself with girlfriend Lauren Silverman and their son Eric from their relaxing holiday in Formentera, Spain. The 55-year-old didn't caption the image, which shows him sitting in swim shorts with one arm around Eric, while Lauren cuddles up to them both. Their toddler Eric was protected from the sun wearing a blue t-shirt and shorts with a matching sun hat. pic.twitter.com/tsw3Z4K5LO — Simon Cowell (@SimonCowell) August 11, 2015 Simon is enjoying a well-deserved break with his loved ones

  • Mike Tindall: 'I'm finally getting my nose fixed'

    Mike Tindall once ignored the request of his mother-in-law Princess Anne to have his nose straightened, but it appears he may now be ready to go under the knife. The former professional rugby player, who married Zara Phillips in 2011, has revealed that he is "finally getting my nose fixed" after suffering breathing difficulties. "I don't really want to get it fixed but it looks like I might have to because I can't actually breathe very well. I guess it's something similar to a pug," he told The Mirror. "The problem is that if I get it done, will people

  • Kelly Rutherford ordered to return her children to Monaco

    Kelly Rutherford had the heartbreaking task of saying goodbye to her two children on Tuesday. The former Gossip Girl actress was ordered to return her children Hermes, eight, and Helena, six, to Monaco, where their father Daniel Giersch lives, by a judge in Manhattan. Despite her upset, the scene inside the court remained civil, according to Daniel's lawyers. "Mrs Rutherford's sworn statement that she would return the children on 6th August, arriving in Europe on the 7th, was upheld today," lawyer Robert Michaels said after the hearing, adding that the children were handed over to their paternal grandmother following the

  • Uggie the dog, star of The Artist, dies at 13

    He stole hearts – and scenes – as the canine companion of Jean Dujardin in The Artist. Now the sun has set on Uggie the dog's time in the limelight after his death aged 13. His trainer Omar von Muller announced that Uggie was put down on 7 August , suffering from prostate cancer. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Uggie has his paw prints immortalised outside Grauman's Chinese Theatre His was a quintessential rags-to-riches Hollywood story. Omar rescued the Jack Russell terrier from the dog pound before training him for showbiz glory. He had been rejected by his first two owners as

  • Downton Abbey's glamorous stars hit the red carpet for BAFTA tribute

    Downton Abbey cast members past and present gathered on Tuesday night to attend a special BAFTA tribute ceremony in London. Michelle Dockery, Lily James, Laura Carmichael and Hugh Bonneville were among the stars who graced the red carpet, while Dan Stevens, who was killed off in series three, also made a surprise appearance. The cast were celebrating the six successful years of the hit ITV show, which will draw to a close in December. Michelle, who plays Lady Mary Crawley, was the picture of elegance in a monochrome black and white dress. The brunette beauty teased her hair into side waves

  • Taylor Swift shakes off reports that she is buying a Scottish castle to be closer to Calvin Harris

    Taylor Swift has denied rumours that she is planning to buy a castle in Scotland. The Shake it Off singer was reportedly keen to invest in a £4.6million castle in order to have a base close to her boyfriend Calvin Harris' family. However she took to Twitter to shut down the reports with a lyric from her song New Romantics. "'Cause baby I could build a castle out of all the bricks they threw at me' – a line from New Romantics," she wrote. "But I'm not actually buying a castle." CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Taylor Swift denied reports she is buying

  • Kim Kardashian forced to delete Instagram post endorsing morning sickness pills

    Kim Kardashian has been forced to take down an Instagram post that endorses a product to fight morning sickness. The pregnant star posted a selfie earlier this month, claiming that the Diclegis tablets had helped her. Kim, however, failed to warn her 42.5 million Instagram followers and 34.3 million Twitter fans that the pills had side effects, which could be harmful for women and unborn babies. Diclegis has not been tested on women who suffer from severe morning sickness – hyperemesis gradivarum – so its effects are unknown for all cases. Good night baby A photo posted by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian)

  • Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards put their home up for sale

    Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards have put their home up for sale. The former couple have decided to sell their £4.2million mansion in North London, just two months after they moved in. Former One Direction singer Zayn, 22, called off his two-year engagement to Little Mix star Perrie last month. He then reportedly asked Perrie to move her belongings out of the five-bedroom property, which has now been put on the market. The house, which was previously owned by a Premier League footballer, sits on a 25-acre plot and features a home gym and a cinema. There is also a

  • Coronation Street casts first ever actor with Down's syndrome

    For the first time ever in its 55-year history, Coronation Street has signed up an actor with Down's syndrome. Liam Bairstow, who has already starting filming, will join the popular ITV show as Alex. A photo of the rising star was shared on Twitter, alongside the caption: "Cathy's nephew Alex to be played by Liam Bairstow who was cast during ITV's #breakingthroughtalent #CorriePressDay." Liam, 26, was scouted during a recent workshop held for actors with disabilities. He was approached by show bosses who asked if he wanted to come on board. Cathy’s nephew Alex to be played by Liam Bairstow who was

  • Britney Spears and Mariah Carey both confirm roles in big TV shows

    Britney Spears is heading back to TV. The singer confirmed this week that she will be making a special appearance in the new season of hit comedy Jane the Virgin. "See u at the Marbella Hotel soon, @hereisgina @jaimecamil! Guest starring on one of my favourite shows EVER @CWJaneTheVirgin #DreamComeTrue," Britney tweeted at stars Gina Rodriguez and Jaime Camil. Golden Globe winner Gina, who plays the lead role, wasted no time in replying. "Literally fell out of my chair @britneyspears I cannot wait to work with you beauty! I'm covered in goosebumps. This is unreal!!!" Britney Spears is making a special

  • Sophia Bush opens up about death of ex-boyfriend Dan Fredinburg

    Sophia Bush has said she was "shattered" following the death of her ex-boyfriend Dan Fredinburg in April. The Google executive was one of the first named casualties of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal, leaving Sophia understandably devastated. "Losing one of my best friends a few months ago absolutely shattered me," she told Health magazine. "There were days I felt like my body had been turned inside out. I felt like my heart was on the outside of my body and everyone who came near me was stabbing me." CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Sophia Bush has opened up about the

  • EastEnders actress Kellie Bright is the third confirmed Strictly Come Dancing contestant

    EastEnders star Kellie Bright is the latest celebrity confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing. The actress, who plays Linda Carter in the BBC soap, discussed her decision to compete during an interview on Chris Evans' Radio 2 Breakfast Show on Wednesday morning. "One of the main reasons I decided to do the show is the fact that I'm going to be 40 this year and to be the fittest I've ever been at this point in my life would be a great thing," Kellie explained. "It'll be a challenge – but I want to see what my body is capable of." CLICK

  • Ben Affleck's former nanny Christine Ouzounian flaunts expensive car: 'Meet my new Lexi'

    She is rumoured to have caused upset in the Affleck-Garner household, but former nanny Christine Ouzounian is showing no signs of concern. Instead, the California girl is focusing on maintaining her lavish lifestyle and has flaunted her latest possession – a white Lexus car – on Instagram. The 28-year-old proudly shared a photo posing next to her new ride, and captioned it, "Keep Calm and meet my new drop top Lexi." Christine couldn't have looked more content with her new car, which is estimated to be worth at least £27,000. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Christine Ouzounian shared a photo of her new

  • Victoria's Secret model Kate Grigorieva marries in Zac Posen gown

    Although she's known for wearing lingerie on the runway, Russian Victoria's Secret model Kate Grigorieva was just as stunning in a beautiful lace mermaid gown designed by Zac Posen for her hometown wedding. The 25-year-old looked breathtaking with her hair swept into a low chignon and a show-stopping, cathedral-length lace-trimmed veil, while her groom Alexander was handsome in a traditional tux. CLICK FOR A GALLERY OF THE WEDDINGKate with her new husband Alexander Photo: Instagram/@_kate_g_ Clearly excited for her big day, Kate shared several snaps on Instagram showing off the fairytale settings and several shots of her incredible gown.

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