• Chalet Merlo: living the high life in the French Alps

    The French Alps has always been a favourite with ski-mad royals. It was the destination of choice for Prince William and Kate, who took their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte to Courchevel on their first family ski break last year. The region boasts luxurious, world-class resorts, making the Alps the go-to holiday hotspot for celebrities and royalty alike. And for those wanting to make like the stars and experience an exclusive snow-capped mountain stay, we've found just the place… Located a two-hour drive from Geneva lies the quaint village of Le Miroir, the ideal base for skiers to explore

  • Simon Cowell opens up about 'ecstatic' new mum Cheryl

    Simon Cowell has credited parenthood with making him a happier, more relaxed person – and he is convinced it will also transform the life of close friend Cheryl. The pair worked together on The X Factor for three years, and now Simon has opened up about the new mum, revealing that she is "ecstatic" since welcoming her first child with Liam Payne. The music mogul told the Mirror that he is yet to meet Cheryl's baby boy, but said: "Cheryl seems in a good place. Having gone through it myself it is quite nerve-racking, but this is going to be

  • Will Smith just cut off all his son's hair! See the pics

    Jaden Smith said goodbye to his bleached blonde dreadlocks this week – with a little help from his dad, Will Smith. The 48-year-old actor shared a photo on his Facebook page showing before and after photos of Jaden's new look. "Getting Jaden Smith ready for filming #LifeInAYear… maybe I should've used scissors?!" Will captioned the pictures. Jaden, 18, decided to go for the chop for his latest movie role in Life in a Year, which his famous father is producing. The film follows a teenage boy who discovers that his girlfriend is dying of cancer, and so makes it his mission

  • Blake Lively reveals the surprising song Ryan Reynolds played in the delivery room

    Blake Lively’s husband Ryan Reynolds always knows how to make people laugh, especially in very tough situations. During a game of Glamour magazine’s 'Fact or Fiction', Blake revealed to designer friend Michael Kors that Ryan played Marvin Gaye’s classic song Let's Get It On while she was in labour. "My doctor was laughing so hard that I thought she was going to drop our baby," she explained. The mother of two shared lots of fun tidbits with Michael, including her first crush. The L’Oréal ambassador confessed that her childhood crush was comedian and former late night host David Letterman. "He had my dad's

  • Hugh Jackman celebrates '21 glorious years' with Deborra-Lee Furness

    Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness celebrated their 21st wedding anniversary on Tuesday 11 April and the Logan star commemorated the special occasion by posting a sweet photo on Instagram. In the post, Hugh thanked "the love of [his] life" for 21 glorious years,” and declared his undying love for her. “I love you with all my heart,” the Hollywood actor beamed. The duo look more in love than ever, as they showed off their mega-watt smiles while posing for the photo.   To the love of my life. 21 glorious years. I love you with all my heart. A post shared by Hugh Jackman

  • Prince Charles's wife Camilla talks joys of her life and 70th birthday plans

    The Duchess of Cornwall's landmark 70th birthday this summer will be a family affair. Camilla opened up in a new interview with The Sun about her plans to celebrate with her grandchildren on her special day, 17 July. "I think what we will do is have a tea party," Prince Charles' wife said. "We will get them to bake a cake together and we will have a singsong of Happy Birthday." Camilla, who has two children, Tom and Laura, from her first marriage to Andrew Parker Bowles, has five grandchildren including Eliza Lopes, who served as a bridesmaid at the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's 2011 wedding. The Duchess plans on

  • Patrick Dempsey and wife Jillian look so in love months after calling off divorce

    Patrick and Jillian Dempsey’s marriage appears to be back on track. The couple, who called off their divorce last November, couldn’t have looked happier during their family’s tropical holiday. The Grey’s Anatomy alum took to Instagram to share a tender photo of himself and Jillian embraced in a hug as they gazed out into the ocean. Alongside the photo taken by his 15-year-old daughter, Talula, the Hollywood star penned: "My vacation is always more beautiful when I'm next to my beautiful wife."  READ: Family affair for Patrick Dempsey at Bridget Jones's Baby premiere The couple looked in love during their tropical vacation  Jillian also

  • Hollyoaks star Lee Otway looks totally different now!

    Lee Otway has come a long way since his Hollyoaks days. The 35-year-old actor, who found fame playing Bombhead in the Channel 4 soap – looks almost unrecognisable since his time on the show, having packed on the muscle for a new stage play. Speaking to Inside Soap about his new bulked-up appearance, Lee said: "I was cast in a play, and the character had been written as being quite buff. I wanted to do a decent job, so I realised I was going to have to get off my backside and get into shape. I wanted to do

  • Kerry Washington wasn’t the first choice for Scandal’s Olivia Pope – Find out who was almost cast!

    We all know Kerry Washington as the fierce and hard-hitting problem solver Olivia Pope on Scandal, but it’s been revealed that the role almost went to another actress. Former Nashville star Connie Britton was first pegged to play the Washington warrior before the show’s creator Shonda Rhimes stepped in.The primetime powerhouse writer and her team insisted that the role needed to be played by a black actress. READ: Kerry Washington on her late night out with the Obamas and why she is excited to turn 40  Shonda Rhimes and her team insisted that the role needed to be played by a black

  • Charlie's Fight: Parents release heartbreaking photo following court decision

    Charlie Gard's parents Connie Yates and Chris Gard have released a heartbreaking new photo of their baby boy, just hours after a high court judge ruled that doctors can withdraw Charlie's life support. The eight-month-old can be seen clutching onto a medallion of St Jude, the patron saint of hopeless causes and desperate situations, in the picture uploaded to Instagram with the caption: "No words....just devastation!" On Tuesday, Charlie's parents lost their case against Great Ormond Street Hospital. In his judgement, Mr Justice Francis said: "It is with the heaviest of hearts but with complete conviction for Charlie's best interests

  • Justin Theroux shares rare picture with Jennifer Aniston

    Justin Theroux has shared a rare snap of himself with his wife, Jennifer Aniston. While enjoying a trip to Paris, the pair visited the Louvre and posed for a snap while in an exhibit. Justin captioned the photo: "In Louvre. #LouvreVuitton #paris #jeffkoons," accompanied by an artist palette. Fans were quick to praise the photo, with one writing: "My favourite famous couple! If you're coming to Montparnasse tell me that I can take a photo with you." Another added: "Beautiful shot. Enjoy your stay." READ: Justin Theroux dishes details of Jennifer Aniston's birthday party in Mexico Justin shared a photo of himself

  • Jennifer Lawrence heartbroken over death of MTV star friend Clay Adler

    Jennifer Lawrence is said to be heartbroken following the death of Clay Adler. The 26-year-old actress had been friends for years with MTV reality star Clay, who tragically took his own life while out shooting with friends in the desert on 25 March. Jennifer and Clay became close when they were both auditioning in Hollywood. Clay went on to star in two seasons of Newport Harbour: The Real Orange County, a spinoff of Laguna Beach. Jennifer, who attended the Movieguide Awards with Clay in 2007, saw her career skyrocket, winning an Oscar in 2012 for Silver Linings Playbook. CLICK TO

  • Michelle and Barack Obama escape to French Polynesia: How to holiday like the couple

    Barack Obama is making the most of his new found freedom after the end of his presidency in January. The former US President has spent the last three weeks in French Polynesia, where he has reportedly been working on writing his memoirs. STORY: Barack and Michelle Obama sign huge new book deal The 55-year-old has been based at Marlon Brando's luxurious resort The Brando, located on the island of Tetiaroa about 30 miles from Tahiti, as he works on his hotly-anticipated book. However it hasn't been all work and no play for Barack, as he was joined by wife Michelle Obama

  • Louis Tomlinson will not be charged over airport brawl with paparazzo

    Louis Tomlinson will not face charges over an altercation that took place last month involving a photographer. The singer was filmed in a scuffle with a paparazzo, who was attempting to take pictures of Louis and his girlfriend Eleanor Calder as they made their way through Los Angeles International Airport following a holiday in Las Vegas. Louis, 25, was arrested following the fight, and bail was set at £16,000. Prosecutors said the One Direction star would have to wait up to a year to find out about the charges, however it's now looking unlikely he will face legal action. A

  • Grey's Anatomy actress Camilla Luddington welcomes baby girl!

    Grey's Anatomy star Camilla Luddington has announced that she has welcomed her first child with her partner, Matthew Alan. The actress, who plays Dr. Jo Wilson in the hit hospital drama, shared a short clip of the couple with their baby girl, writing: "We have a new great love in our lives. Our sweet baby girl...Hayden." Fans were quick to congratulate the new parents, with one writing: "Congratulations! Hope the best for your pretty little Hayden. See you soon on Grey's Anatomy." Another added: "Congratulations, I hope you have a wonderful life together." READ: Patrick Dempsey's character Derek Shepherd in shock

  • Jesy Nelson reveals she was secretly in Harry Potter and About A Boy!

    Little Mix star Jesy Nelson has revealed her secret past as a child actor. The 25-year-old surprised fans this week when she confirmed she had appeared in two major films – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, and About A Boy. Jesy was being interviewed with her bandmates on Australian radio when she was asked about her acting experience. "Jesy, you were in Harry Potter!" the radio host said. "I was in Harry Potter," she excitedly replied. "I've been in a few others hun. About A Boy with Hugh Grant… And you can actually see me if you pause the

  • Celebrate Thai New Year with these delicious recipes from The Dumpling Sisters

    The Songkran celebration, Thai New Year, is rich with symbolic traditions and food plays a central part in this. Join in the celebrations between 13-15 April 2017 with these delicious recipes from renowned food bloggers Julie and Amy, known as the Dumpling Sisters. Vegetable Green Curry Fried Rice Everyone's favorite Thai curry reimagined as a fried rice, infused with the smokiness of a hot wok - quick, simple and easily adaptable for meat eaters. Serves 2-3 Ingredients: 220g jasmine rice (uncooked weight), cooked and cooled 1 red pepper, thinly sliced 160g green beans, sliced into quarters  50g Blue Dragon green curry paste 100ml Blue

  • Stevie Wonder set to marry girlfriend Tomeeka Bracy in star-studded ceremony

    Stevie Wonder is preparing to say 'I do' to his girlfriend Tomeeka Bracy in what will be his third wedding. The Motown legend and the mother of his two children will marry in a beachside ceremony in Jamaica on 17 June, with a number of stars in attendance. The groom's close friends and fellow musicians, Elton John and Sam Smith, are expected to attend. Stevie's nine children, who range in age from three to 42, will all play key roles on the day. A guest told The Daily Mail: "It is going to be a huge, incredibly fun wedding and

  • Friends is being made into a musical!

    Could we BE any more excited? It has been announced that a musical version of Friends is currently in the works, and is set to debut in New York City in Autumn this year. The show, which will star our favourite gang – Chandler, Phoebe, Ross, Joey, Rachel and Monica – isn't being officially endorsed by the creators of the original sitcom, but has songs penned by well-known writing duo Bob and Tobly McSmith. The pair are best known for creating off-Broadway parody hits including Think 90210! The Musical and Kardashians! The Musical. READ: Could you afford the 'Friends' apartment?

  • Simon Cowell says son Eric is a ladies' man

    Simon Cowell has said that his young son Eric is quite the ladies' man. The Britain's Got Talent judge has revealed that his three-year-old, who he shares with American partner Lauren Silverman, already has five girlfriends on the go. Speaking to the Mirror, Simon said: "I think he has actually got my charm. I asked him the other day how many girlfriends he's got and I think he's got five currently so he's doing okay." Of fatherhood, Simon added: "You get through that first year and suddenly you realise you can talk with them and they've taken on your mannerisms

  • General Hospital star Peter Hansen dies aged 95

    General Hospital actor Peter Hansen has sadly died aged 95. According to his family, the star passed away in Santa Clarita, California on Sunday. He was best known for his role in the hit US soap opera, and played the character Lee Baldwin from 1965-1976, 1977-1986 before rejoining the show in 1992 for another 12 years. GALLERY: In memoriam: Stars we've lost in 2017 Peter starred in When World's Collide His character began as an addiction counsellor at the famous hospital being going on to become the Mayor of Port Charles, and eventually returning to the hospital to serve on the board of directors.

  • Ellie Goulding reveals her favourite road trip destination - and it might surprise you!

    Ellie Goulding has travelled the world since achieving worldwide success with her music career, but it appears there is still nowhere quite like home! The Still Falling For You singer revealed her ideal destination for a road trip as she launched the Range Rover Velar in New York on Tuesday, admitting she would drive the car back to her hometown of Lyonshall in Herefordshire. GALLERY: These are the most spectacular views in the UK "If I could take a road trip in the Velar it would probably be to my hometown. I grew up near Wales. It's beautiful. It's a pretty

  • Martine McCutcheon reveals she has been diagnosed with Lyme disease

    It's been five years since Martine McCutcheon was diagnosed with M.E – otherwise known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Now the 40-year-old has revealed she is also battling Lyme disease. Martine shared the health update on Instagram this week, as she celebrated losing a stone in weight on the Cambridge Weight Plan. The actress shared a close-up black and white snapshot showing her smile broadly for the camera, and wrote: "Here's my silly little head feeling all giddy and happy because I reached my one stone target today on the @cambridgeweightplan. I'm SO thrilled. CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Martine McCutcheon revealed she has

  • Victoria screenwriter talks recasting Jenna Coleman

    Screenwriter Daisy Goodwin has opened up about recasting Jenna Coleman in the hit ITV show Victoria, revealing that there's a "long way to go" before the Doctor Who star will be recast for an older actress. Chatting at the BFI & Radio Times Festival, Daisy said: "I think we've got quite a long way to go before we need to recast Jenna; we're moving quite slowly through the 1840s. We haven't even caught up with her real age, so I think Jenna will be on our screens for some time to come." READ: This Game of Thrones star is joining Jenna

  • Charlize Theron on how her kids have helped with her anxiety

    Charlize Theron has opened up about her two children, and how they have helped with her OCD. The Mad Max: Fury Road star is a single mum to six-year-old son Jackson and baby daughter August, and spoke about them while on The Ellen Show. "My kids are for more glitter," she joked. "There is way too much of it in the house... I have a little OCD thing and I'm like, 'Where is this glitter coming from?' and it's those princess dresses!" READ: Charlize Theron hosts baby shower for heavily pregnant Emily Blunt She added that the pair help her with her

  • Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt expecting a baby!

    Heidi Montag has revealed she is three months pregnant with her first child. The 30-year-old Hills alum and her husband Spencer Pratt shared their happy news with Us Weekly, confirming that the baby is due 19 October. Spencer – who has been married to Heidi since 2009 – spoke of the moment he first found out he was going to be a father. He recalled waking up at their Santa Barbara beach house to see his wife standing over him. "The look on her face, I can't even describe it," the 33-year-old reality star said. CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Heidi Montag and

  • Craig Revel Horwood puts his Camden house up for sale – see inside

    Craig Revel Horwood is bidding farewell to Camden. The Strictly Come Dancing judge has put his two-bedroom house in North London up for sale, with an asking price of £1.2million. The dancer bought the property – his first – some 20 years ago, admitting that it was love at first sight. "I will miss this place. It's been lovely," Craig told Ham & High. "It's really emotional selling it to be honest. You fall in love with the place, you fall in love with the bricks and you fall in love with the mortar." Recalling his first viewing on the

  • Vin Diesel nearly missed out on Fast & Furious role - the first choice will surprise you!

    Fast & Furious star Vin Diesel wasn't the original choice to play elite street racer Dominic Toretto in the hit franchise, the producer of the eight film has revealed. Neal H. Moritz revealed on The Bill Simmons Podcast that they initially approached another actor for the role - Justified's Timothy Olyphant. Vin Diesel, 49, has been playing the character since 2001 "I had been working with Paul Walker on another movie, Skulls, and I gave him the script [for The Fast and the Furious]," producer Neal said. "Rob Cohen, who I had made The Rat Pack with, we gave him the script.

  • Shakira reveals how romance with Gerard Piqué began in new song

    Shakira has opened up about her romance with Gerard Piqué through her latest single, Me Enamoré (I Feel in Love). The romantic song reveals what she thought of her partner when she first met him back in 2011. It also references their ten-year age gap and their two children – Milan, four, and Sasha, two. Translated from Spanish, the lyrics read: "Life began to change me/The night I met you/Had little to lose/And the thing went on like this/I was with my striped bra/And my hair half done/I thought, 'He is still a child./But what am I going to do?"

  • Coachella 2017: Where to stay, see and explore in Palm Springs

    As the stars descend upon the Californian desert for weekend one of Coachella festival 2017, we've taken a look at some of the best things to see and do in neighbouring Palm Springs, which many festival-goers will be using as their base for the next few days. Music aside, there are a number of things to see and do in the area including visiting nearby Joshua Tree National Park and the Indian Canyons, or taking in the sights from the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway.  STAY: L'Horizon Hotel and Spa channels an Old Hollywood vibe  A favourite with stars including Beyoncé and Jay

  • Nelly Furtado reveals split from husband, says she is ready to date

    Nelly Furtado made an appearance on Loose Women to promote her new album Ride on Wednesday, and opened up about her dating life following a "difficult" break-up in 2016. The star, whose hits include I'm Like a Bird and Turn Off the Light, explained: "I went through an emotional, difficult time last summer and I wrote and sung to myself songs to get through it." She then joked that her Wikipedia page still stated that she was in a relationship, requesting that it be changed so she can date. "I am single," she said. "Someone here needs to update

  • Khloe Kardashian to marry Tristan Thompson?

    Another celebrity wedding looks to be on the cards! Khloe Kardashian has admitted that she would say yes if boyfriend Tristan Thompson were to pop the question. In a recent interview with Evening Standard, the 32-year-old said of their romance: "[I've] never been in this type of love." When asked if she would say yes if he were to propose, she replied: “Yes, I would.” Khloe met Tristan back in August after they were introduced by a mutual friend. Talking of her reluctance to initially meet him, she recalled: “I said: ‘Absolutely not. I don’t go on blind dates.” However,

  • Sam Faiers opens up about working mum guilt

    Sam Faiers is a doting mum to one-year-old Paul, but like all working parents, feels incredibly guilty when she has to go out to work. In an interview with Mail Online, the 26-year-old admitted: “I feel guilty all the time. To be honest I didn't do much in the first year but in recent months I've been busy. But when I'm in the car on the way home I'm like itching to see him. Even if it's for three or four hours it is hard.” The reality star regularly documents her experience of motherhood, both on social media and her

  • Fern Britton is coming back to This Morning – find out the details

    Fern Britton is making a comeback to This Morning! The loveable TV star previously co-presented the daytime programme alongside current host Phillip Schofield over a 10 year stint, before leaving back in 2009 to pursue new projects. However, after eight years away, she is set to make a return to the sofa. On Thursday, Fern will appear alongside her husband Phil Vickery, the show’s resident chef, to discuss ITV's new cooking programme, Culinary Genius. And while she won’t be reuniting with her former co-presenter, who is currently on a well-deserved Easter break, the 59-year-old will chat to Eamonn Holmes and