Simon Cowell has said it 'just felt right' when he started working with the new line-up of X Factor judges. The music mogul recruited BBC Radio One DJ Nick Grimshaw and former The Voice coach Rita Ora to join himself and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini on the ITV show for 2015, and he hasn't regretted the decision.
"It didn't feel like judges for hire. It really felt like they were interested in the show and more importantly, they were interested in the contestants," Simon revealed. "I have to credit Nick with this, he has a fantastic energy. People have always said to
The X Factor will return to screens on Saturday, when fresh recruits Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw will make their debut on the popular ITV show. But it sounds like long-standing judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini is also making her comeback as a new person.
"I've got to be honest with you, Cheryl's the happiest I have seen her in years," Simon Cowell told press ahead of the launch. "She's a completely different person this year. I said to her the other night, 'You've got your mojo back.'
"She's really enjoying being on this show, it's not like a job, she's enjoying it
Take That's Howard Donald is set to become a father for the third time. The singer has announced the news that his wife Katie Halil is pregnant - seven months after they were married. "I have some amazing news to share with you all," 47-year-old Howard tweeted to his 149,000 fans on Twitter on Monday. "Katie and I are having a baby! So proud of my beautiful wife and can't wait for the newest member of our family to arrive."
He later added: "Thank you for all your wonderful messages. The baby is due early jan. boy or girl? Guesses
Anita Rani has been announced as the eleventh contestant to join Strictly Come Dancing. The 37-year-old, who presents BBC One's Countryfile, confirmed her place while appearing on The One Show on Monday evening.
"When my mum first came from India to the UK, she'd watch the original series of Strictly (which was called Come Dancing) and would dream of dancing and wearing those gorgeous dresses, and now I'm able to realise her dream," Anita said.
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Anita Rani has confirmed her place on Strictly Come Dancing
"That makes me feel amazing. My mum devoted her life to me and
British racing driver Justin Wilson has died after suffering a severe head injury in Sunday's Pocono IndyCar 500 race in Pennsylvania. The ex-Formula One driver and seven-time IndyCar race winner is survived by his wife, Julia, and two daughters.
Justin, from Sheffield, was airlifted to hospital from the Pocono Raceway after debris from fellow driver Sage Karam's car hit the 37-year-old and he crashed into a wall.
In a statement confirming Justin's death, his family said that: "Justin was a loving father and devoted husband, as well as a highly competitive racing driver who was respected by his peers."
His brother Stefan,
After helping Mila Kunis celebrate her 32nd birthday a few weeks ago, Princess Beatrice has once again been keeping company with the Hollywood actress and new husband Ashton Kutcher. The British royal met the Kutchers – who married quietly in a secluded orchard in California last month – at a wedding in Mexico over the weekend.
Princess Beatrice and Dave Clark have been friends with Ashton for a number of years
Accompanied by her boyfriend of seven years Dave Clark, Beatrice attended the wedding of musician and tech investor David-Andrew (D.A.) Wallach, who is Spotify artist-in-residence. He married Liz Brinson, founder
David and Victoria Beckham took their children for a "magical day" at Disneyland on Monday. The family were joined by Gordon Ramsay's wife Tana and their daughters Megan, Holly and Tilly for the fun day out, which they all documented for their fans on Instagram.
Retired England footballer David appeared to get into the spirit of things by posing for photos with the characters from Frozen, revealing that his four-year-old daughter Harper asked him to have a picture with her "favourite girls" Princess Elsa and Princess Anna.
I became an even better daddy today after Harper seven asked daddy to
Nicki Minaj is said to have generously paid for her older brother Jelani Maraj's wedding ceremony over the weekend. The Feeling Myself singer reportedly splashed out $30,000 for her sibling's nuptials to Jacqueline Robinson, which took place in New York on Saturday.
The proud sister shared a number of photos from her brother's big day on Instagram, including a sweet snap of herself and Jelani hugging, adding the caption: "Jelani, I love u more than you'll ever comprehend."
Jelani, I love u more than you'll ever comprehend. 😢
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Fearne Cotton is to make her foray into the world of food with her first cookbook, which is set to hit shelves in June 2016. The DJ, who parted ways with BBC Radio 1 after ten years in February, shared the news with her six million+ fans on Twitter on Tuesday: "I'm very excited to tell you about what I've been working on. My 1st cook book out next year."
The pregnant TV personality gave her followers a glimpse of what they can expect from her kitchen tome with a snap of a mouthwatering chocolate cake topped with chunks of
Being born in Los Angeles to British parents, Terri Seymour's daughter was bound to be a jet-setter. The presenter's little girl Coco is only five months old, but she has already enjoyed her first transatlantic trip.
Terri, 40, shared a sweet photo on Instagram of Coco clutching on to her American passport. The new mum cradled her little bundle of joy while her partner Clark Mallon took the family selfie.
"Our #first #trip with #Coco!" Terri wrote alongside it.
Our #first #trip with #Coco! ❤✈ 🇬🇧 Click the link in my bio to read my latest #People Moms & Babies blog
Hours after news of One Direction's extended hiatus broke, Niall Horan took to Twitter to set the record straight. "Ok so lots of rumours going round," wrote the 21-year-old. "We are not splitting up, but we will be taking a well-earned break at some point next year. Don't worry though, we still have lots we want to achieve!"
He continued: "Can't wait for you to hear all the new music we have for you and to perform some new songs as the tour continues! Love you all xx."
One Direction: Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson
Louis Tomlinson also
With one of the world's best loved singers as his girlfriend and an Armani underwear campaign to his name, Calvin Harris is certainly riding high at the moment. Now the Scottish DJ, who says he's "insanely happy" dating Taylor Swift, has retained his title as the highest paid DJ for the third year in a row.
According to Forbes, the king of the decks earned $66 million (£41.8m) in the last year. His nearest rival David Guetta made $37m (£23.4m) with Tiesto in third spot on $36m (£22.8m).
Calvin Harris earned $66 million in the last year
Calvin made more than the
Lauren Silverman's ex-husband Andrew is engaged to his new partner Samantha Zimmerman. According to various reports the property mogul got down on one knee and proposed to Samantha last week.
Lauren, who is now in a relationship with Simon Cowell and has a baby son Eric with him, was one of the first to congratulate the couple on their engagement.
"She and Simon are really happy for them both," a source told the Daily Mail. "The relationship between everyone is good."
Andrew and Lauren Silverman divorced in December 2013
Andrew and Lauren, who have a nine-year-old son Adam, were married for ten years
Jacqueline Jossa has reportedly cut short her maternity leave to make a dramatic return to EastEnders. The 22-year-old, who plays Lauren Branning in the BBC soap, is said to be filming a handful of episodes that will make for "explosive" viewing.
The actress, who welcomed daughter Ella in February, was last seen in the soap when her character moved to New Zealand with Peter Beale that same month. However she is set to come back when her dad Max Branning stands trial for the murder of Lucy Beale.
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Peter Andre has said the nerves are starting to set in ahead of his appearance on Strictly Come Dancing. The 42-year-old confirmed his place on the hit BBC show last week, and has said he feels excitement - and anticipation - ahead of its September start.
"I'm excited and nervous all in one!" Peter told new! magazine. "I'm honoured to have been asked to do the show in previous years, but now just feels like the right time. But I'm so nervous."
Peter Andre has said the nerves are kicking in ahead of the start of Strictly
He added: "Going in it
George Clooney jumped at the chance to spoil a tender moment between Cindy Crawford and her husband Rande Gerber when he photobombed the couple's romantic selfie. The 54-year-old prankster, who is known for his serious roles in Gravity and The Descendants, showed off his sense of humour in the amusing picture.
"@casamigos photo bomber #HouseofFriends," Cindy, 49, wrote on Instagram.
The supermodel was pictured closing her eyes while her husband of 17 years leant in for a kiss, unbeknownst to the couple that George was larking around in the background.
@casamigos photo bomber #HouseofFriends
A photo posted by Cindy Crawford (@cindycrawford) on
Leonardo DiCaprio showed off his impressive deejaying skills with Naomi Campbell during a beach party at action star Jason Statham's house in Malibu on Sunday. Famous faces at the bash included Robin Thicke with his 20-year-old girlfriend April Love Geary, Russell Simmons and Orlando Bloom.
Meanwhile, Scott Disick was also seen there, relaxing after a difficult few weeks in which he has split from the mother of his children Kourtney Kardashian.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Naomi get the party started in Malibu
Naomi loved the tunes that Leonardo was serving up – as did the rest of the guests. O'Neal Mcknight, star of
Could Serena Williams have found her perfect match? The tennis champion appears to have rekindled her romance with Canadian rapper Drake after they were spotted kissing at a Cincinnati restaurant on Sunday night.
The high profile pair were joined by a group of friends for dinner at Sotto Italian restaurant to celebrate Serena's victory at the Women's Tennis Association tournament. They made no secret of their affection for one another and shared a kiss while fellow diners looked on.
Drake and Serena Williams are rumoured to be dating
Romance rumours have surrounded the couple for months after Drake has been spotted supporting
We've all had awkward beauty moments whether it's getting lipstick on your teeth or overdoing it when you tweeze your eyebrows. However, there are some handy tips and tricks that will not only quickly solve the problem, but also help you avoid it happening again!
We take a look at the biggest beauty mishaps and how to fix them…
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There are easy tricks to fixing any beauty mishap
False eyelashes falling off
Avoid your lashes coming off within half an hour of leaving the house by pressing them on with slanted tweezers, not your fingers. The sweat from
While Greece's famous sun-soaked islands are firmly on the holiday map, Costa Navarino in the heart of the Greek region of Messinia, in the southwest Peloponnese, is largely unspoilt and yet to be discovered. HELLO! Online headed to Costa Navarino to explore more...
Hidden in the region's striking mountains, the area boasts endless olive groves and a stunning coastline, all surrounding the spectacular Bay of Navarino. Renowned for protecting local culture, there's everything from cooking lessons on authentic Greek cuisine to spas using traditional techniques for the ultimate relaxing experience. Home to the luxurious Westin and Romanos resorts, there's everything
Kim Kardashian appears to be supporting her brother Rob as he tries to get back into shape. The mum-to-be, who previously said her brother is "not comfortable in his own skin" after gaining over 100 pounds, is helping him to lose weight with a series of gruelling workouts.
The 34-year-old joined her brother for an early morning workout on Tuesday, telling her fans on Twitter: "Rise & Grind! Workout time!!!!!! With @robkardashian."
Kim and Rob Kardashian have been working out together
The brother-sister duo appear to have become workout buddies over recent weeks judging by their social media posts. Kim said they
There's a new little boy in the New Girl family. Actor Max Greenfield, who plays Schmidt on the popular show, has welcomed a son with his wife Tess Sanchez.
The couple confirmed the happy news to E! on Monday and also revealed their second child's name – Ozzie James, who weighed in at 6 lbs., 12 oz. A source added that the family are "doing great".
Max, 34, and his casting director wife Tess married in 2008. They are also parents to a daughter Lily, who is five and a half years old.
Tess Sanchez and Max Greenfield are also parents to