• We tried to get Brian McFadden and Keith Duffy in the festive spirit - and this is what happened...

    Earlier this year we asked Boyzlife singers Brian McFadden and Keith Duffy to pre-record a Christmas message for our celebrity advent calendar. The pair, of Westlife and Boyzone fame, happily donned their antler headbands and reindeer glasses, but perhaps it was a little too early to get the lads in the festive spirit… Watch the video above! Brian and Keith opened up about their Christmas plans, with Brian saying: "Well it's that time of year again, when Santa Claus comes and buys everybody presents and everybody eats turkey and everybody gets fat." "What, it's Easter?" asked a very unimpressed Keith.

  • Dennis Wise divides viewers after clashing with Iain Lee on I'm A Celebrity

    Dennis Wise has come under fire from I'm A Celebrity viewers amid claims he is 'bullying' fellow campmate Iain Lee. The former footballer angered fans of the show on Wednesday night when he was seen clashing with Iain in an argument about who should participate in the next Bushtucker Trial, title Tutankha-Doom. Iain, 44, volunteered to take on the challenge, but Dennis spoke out against his wishes and told the comedian he didn't think he was the best person for the job. "My only problem, and I'll be honest with you Iain, is that you've said 'Get me out of

  • Meghan Markle plastic surgery requests are now more popular than the Kardashians

    Meghan Markle's effect isn't just causing a rise in fashion industry sales, but also in operating rooms. While a number of royal fans are interested in copying the royal bride-to-be's style, others want the former actress' nose. In fact, requests for Meghan's nose have substantially increased since her engagement to Prince Harry was announced in November. "Patients started coming to me about six months ago requesting Meghan Markle's nose," Dr. Stephen T. Greenberg tells HELLO! "Today she is probably one of the top, if not the number one, request that I am getting from patients hoping to look like their favorite celebrities." Patients

  • Georgia 'Toff' Toffolo is 'lowest paid' star on this year's I'm A Celebrity

    She might be one of the favourites to win the show, but Georgia 'Toff' Toffolo is reportedly the lowest paid star on this year's I'm A Celebrity. The Made in Chelsea beauty is said to be receiving £13,000 for her appearance in the jungle – in comparison to highest-earner Amir Khan, who is believed to be earning £300,000 for his stint on the reality show. A source told the Sun: "Georgia has been gold from the start this series but ITV bosses have got her for a bargain price. She's way out in front of the bookies' tip for a

  • Jimmy Kimmel's wife tells how she sobbed as she watched him discuss baby son's heart surgery live on air

    It's been an emotional week for Jimmy Kimmel and his wife Molly McNearney. The couple's seven-month-old son Billy, who was born with a congenital heart defect, underwent a second round of heart surgery on 4 December. "ABC's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' welcomes guest hosts this week," the network said in a statement on the day. "Jimmy's son, Billy, had a scheduled and successful heart surgery this morning." The 50-year-old live host first opened up about his son's trying health condition during an opening monologue on his 1 May episode. While the touching video of Jimmy immediately went viral, his writer

  • Best Princess-related films to get you ready for the royal wedding

    It's just been over a week since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their plans to marry! Gripped by royal wedding fever, here at HELLO! Online, we have rounded the best princess-inspired movies to get you into the spirit before the big day in May 2018. Take a look through our list to see our favourite rags to riches classics... The Princess Diaries It's been 16 years since The Princess Diaries first hit the big screen. This beloved movie catapulted Anne Hathaway to stardom when she starred as Mia, a teenage girl who finds out she is the princess of the

  • Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi reduce asking price of their Santa Barbara estate

  • Fans devastated by latest contestant to leave I'm a Celebrity

    Fans of I'm a Celebrity were left devastated as Stanley Johnson became the latest contestant to be voted out of the reality show. Stanley, who looked visibly disappointed to have been voted out, joined Ant and Dec to discuss his jungle journey, telling the pair: "I don't know why! I'm thrilled to be here, but was thrilled to be there too." The 77-year-old was also quick to joke when the hosts pointed out that he was the oldest person to ever be in the competition, saying: "Oh come on! Oldest person? Am I the oldest person to be booted

  • Stacey Solomon is spending Christmas with Joe Swash – and this is what they are doing

    The Christmas countdown has well and truly begun in Stacey Solomon's household! The Loose Women presenter often talks about her love of the festive season, and she isn’t doing anything by halves this year. The doting mum chatted to HELLO! Online about the traditions she is passing down to her two sons, Zachary, nine, and Leighton, five, and her plans for the big day itself. This year, Stacey is hosting Christmas at her house – and boyfriend Joe Swash will be spending the day with her. "Joe will definitely be there for Christmas day and all my family will

  • Why you won't be able to get an exact replica of Meghan Markle's engagement ring

    Ever since Meghan Markle showcased her stunning engagement ring, fans have been dying to get their hands on a copy. But the royal jewellers who had the honour of creating the exquisite piece have said they will not be making copies. Stephen Connelly, director of Cleave and Company Court Jewellers and Medallists to Her Majesty The Queen, said: "We're not going to be making replicas of it. If you want a ring, then we'll design you a different one." Mr Connelly added that the intense media attention has been "a bit of a shock". Prince Harry commissioned the royal jewellers

  • Stacey Solomon speaks out about Andrea McLean's wedding and why it made her 'depressed'

    Stacey Solomon has had an exciting few weeks spent with her Loose Women colleagues. The 28-year-old attended Andrea McLean's wedding to Nick Feeney last Thursday with friends including Nadia Sawala, Kaye Adams and Jane Moore. And although it sounds like they had a wonderful time, Stacey was also left feeling a little depressed. Talking to HELLO! Online, the TV star said: "It was just so beautiful and Andrea looked so happy, things like that make me really emotional. A part of me gets like 'oh I wish it was me,' like a little depressed like Bridget Jones. "But the most

  • Prince Harry's engagement ring designer opens up about keeping it a secret

    David Thomas, the Cleave and Company jeweller who worked on Meghan Markle's stunning engagement ring, has admitted that making the ring was the "biggest and hardest" secret he has ever had to keep. David also said he will not be disclosing the cost of the design, explaining: "Jewellers are like doctors: we never discuss our patients." The stunning ring was made using a diamond from Botswana along with two diamonds from a tiara belonging to Prince Harry's mother, Diana, Princess of Wales. READ: Duchess Kate glitters in Princess Diana's favourite tiara at The Queen's annual winter party Meghan showed off her ring

  • The Crown star Matt Smith admits he feels 'sorry' for newly-engaged Meghan Markle

    Matt Smith has said he feels 'sorry' for Meghan Markle, following the news of her engagement to Prince Harry. The 35-year-old actor – who stars as Prince Philip in The Crown – was asked about the royal announcement during an appearance in New York earlier this week, and he admitted that he pities the newly-engaged star because "life as she knows it is gone". "I feel sorry for her," Matt told Vanity Fair. "It's such a huge transition in her life, and it's such a huge thing to take on. Life as she knows it is gone. But hey, she's marrying

  • Fergie opens up about heartbreaking effects of her drug addiction

    Fergie has opened up about devastating effects of her drug addiction. The Black Eyed Peas star, 42, suffered from symptoms including "chemically-induced psychosis and dementia" as a result of her addiction to crystal meth. Speaking candidly to i newspaper, the American singer shared: "I was basically hallucinating on a daily basis. It took a year after getting off that particular drug for the chemicals in my brain to settle so that I actually stopped seeing things. I'd just be sitting there, seeing a random bee or a bunny." Fergie has talked candidly about her addiction with crystal meth She added: "The drugs

  • Paddy McGuinness' wife reveals heartbreaking reason they won't have a Christmas tree

    Paddy McGuinness' wife Christine has revealed why the family won't be putting up a Christmas tree this year. The 29-year-old model took to Instagram to share the heartbreaking reason, explaining that the lights and decorations are "all too much" for her autistic twins. Posting a photo of the family's stockings hanging above a fireplace, Christine wrote: "Daddy, Mummy, Leo, Penelope, Felicity. I think this is enough for our Christmas decorations, I'm nervous about putting a tree up, I don't think I'm going too. "Last year was the most upsetting Christmas we've had, we had just been told our twins had

  • Man makes his garden shed the number one restaurant in London on TripAdvisor

    A man who managed to get his garden shed listed as London's number one restaurant on TripAdvisor has opened up about the experience on Good Morning Britain. Oobah Butler created a fake restaurant based on his shed in order to write a feature for Vice magazine, but was taken by surprise when the supposed exclusivity of the venue and fake reviews posted by his family members and friends launched the restaurant to the number one spot of places to eat in the capital. READ: Charlotte Hawkins cries live on air after watching John Lewis Christmas advert The writer didn't realise how popular

  • Coronation Street's Carla Connor's return date revealed – and she has a huge secret!

    Carla Connor is coming back to Coronation Street – and we can't wait! The iconic soap character will be returning to Weatherfield after brother Aidan asks for her help with the factory. Actress Alison King will be gracing our screens again on 22 December – and ahead of her return, the talented actress teased what's in store for her alter-ego, who is hiding a big secret. "We will see a more vulnerable Carla who needs her family and friends more than she ever has before," she revealed. "She is at a stage where she is starting to think about

  • Serena Williams asks for breastfeeding advice: 'I get emotional when I think about stopping'

    Serena Williams has reached out to fellow mothers, asking them for advice on breastfeeding. The tennis champion, who welcomed her daughter Alexis in September with husband Alexis Ohanian, confessed that she gets "emotional" every time she thinks about having to stop breastfeeding her little girl. She tweeted: "Fellow moms: How long did you breastfeed? Is it weird that I get emotional when I even just think about when it's time to stop?" Serena Williams has asked fans for breastfeeding advice STORY: Serena Williams makes stunning red-carpet appearance 10 weeks after giving birth Followers immediately rushed to post comments with words of encouragement, with one

  • The Queen is a true fashionista as she perfectly co-ordinates with guests

    The Queen in renowned for her vibrant, colour co-ordinating outfits and managed to perfectly match with her guests on Wednesday. The monarch, 91, had granted a private audience to Nigeria's High Commissioner George Oguntade and his wife Modupeola Adewemimo, and the trio - seemingly by a great coincidence - were all dressed in the same colour scheme. The Queen looked lovely in a long-sleeved purple and cream floral dress, which she teamed with patent black court shoes. Her visitors, meanwhile, wore striped robes in the same royal shade. The official Royal Family Instagram shared an image of the Queen with George and Modupeola, which was liked

  • See inside the luxurious hotel where the I'm a Celebrity contestants are staying

    The I'm a Celebrity contestants have spent the past couple of weeks camping in the jungle, showering in a waterfall and taking part in gruelling Bushtucker Trials, so it's bound to be a welcome treat for them when they arrive at the luxurious five star hotel they're put up in after being voted off the show. All contestants stay in the Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast of Australia, just a short drive away from the filming location for the hit ITV show, hosted by Ant and Dec. But it couldn't be more different to the camp they will have

  • This Coronation Street star said no to appearing on Strictly

    Strictly Come Dancing often sees an array of talented soap stars put their dancing skills to the test. But one popular actress from Coronation Street just didn’t fancy it. Alison King, 44, who plays Carla Connor on the ITV show, has revealed that she turned down the opportunity during her recent hiatus from Corrie, telling ITV: "I was offered a few of the celeb shows such as Strictly Come Dancing but I just didn’t fancy it." STORY: Coronation Street's Carla Connor's return date revealed - and she is hiding a huge secret!  Coronation Street actress Alison King turned down Strictly Come Dancing  Alison did,

  • Holly Willoughby and husband Dan Baldwin take home £1m from their media company

    Holly Willoughby and her husband Dan Baldwin are taking home nearly £1m this year, documents from Companies House show. The married couple have scored a tidy sum from their company Roxy Media. Holly, who owns 80 per cent of shares, is set to receive £760,000 while producer Dan, who owns the remaining 20 per cent, will be left with a neat £190,000. It's not known if the amount includes Holly's income from her presenting jobs on This Morning, Celebrity Juice, Play to the Whistle and Dancing on Ice. Earlier this summer, it was reported that Holly had received a £200,000

  • Alexandra Burke addresses 'hurtful' criticism from Strictly viewers

    Alexandra Burke has seriously impressed the judges during her time on Strictly Come Dancing, routinely securing high points from the panel and successfully making it through to the semi-finals. But she hasn't been such a big hit with some viewers. The 29-year-old has been voted into the dance-off in the last two weeks of the competition, and has even seen her emotional reactions on the show branded 'fake' by fans on social media. "Twitter seems to have given people permission to be incredibly hurtful," Alexandra said in a new interview with Radio Times. "They don't seem to realise that I have

  • See Princes Harry and William's throwback Nativity Play photos

    With the recent news that little Prince George played a sheep in his school's Nativity play, we took a look back at his dad, Prince William, and Uncle Prince Harry's own performances in their school's Christmas plays- and the photos of the two princes at a young age are simply adorable! In 1988, a four-year-old Prince Harry stepped out at his school dressed as a shepherd for his Nativity, which Prince Charles and Princess Diana went to see. Dressed in a long white tunic with a headdress, the little Prince held hands with his classmates on their way to

  • Meghan Markle constantly told she 'wasn't pretty enough' to break Hollywood

    She might be engaged to one of the world's most eligible bachelors, but Meghan Markle felt immense scrutiny when she tried to crack Hollywood. The Suits actress, who will tie the knot with Prince Harry in May 2018, previously revealed that she was branded "not pretty and not thin enough" to pursue her acting dreams. In an article written two years ago, Meghan reflected on her struggle as she talked about her lack of confidence. "I was in my early twenties, still figuring so much out, and trying to find my value in an industry that judges you on everything

  • Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan set for Christmas reunion after 8 months apart

    Mark Wright and his wife Michelle Keegan are set to have a very special Christmas this year. The couple have spent the past eight months apart due to their hectic filming schedules, with Extra presenter Mark living in LA and Michelle travelling the world for Our Girl. On Thursday, Mark took to Instagram to share his excitement, telling fans that he is on his way home. "I'm FLYING home for Christmas, oh I can't wait to see those faces," he wrote, putting his own spin on the festive classic, Driving Home For Christmas. He continued: "I'm FLYING home for Christmas,

  • Lily Vanilli's vegan Christmas trifle recipe

    Trifle is one of the most popular Christmas desserts, but is usually out of bounds for vegans or anyone following a dairy-free diet. Until now. Lily Vanilli has created a recipe for a delicious, fruity trifle, that everyone can enjoy, and it only takes 45 minutes to prepare. Enjoy! Serves 10-15 in a 30cm x 30cm trifle bowl Preparation time: 45minutes Ingredients: 1 x 415g can Del Monte® Fruit Cocktail in Juice (well drained) 1 x 415g can Del Monte® Peach Slices in Juice (well drained) Elderflower liqueur Handful of fresh cherries (stalks on) 100g raw/vegan chocolate, chopped Edible gold dust / desiccated coconut / hundreds and thousands Pink

  • Ed Sheeran jokes he could sing at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding

    Ed Sheeran was all smiles as he was awarded an MBE by Prince Charles on Thursday. The Give Me Love singer was given the honour due to his musical career and charity work during a Buckingham Palace investiture ceremony. The pop star, who released his debut album in 2011, revealed that he would love to perfect at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding reception while chatting to PA following the ceremony. READ: Jonathan Ross hosts annual Halloween party: click to see best celebrity costumes Ed said his grandfather would be proud When quizzed if he would be up for performing, he said:

  • The Autumn/ Winter interiors trends you need to know

    As we approach the New Year, many of us will be thinking about making some changes to our homes, whether it's renovating and redecorating, or simply adding some new accessories or cushions to give a room an on-trend update. With that in mind, we caught up with Nadia McCowan Hill from Wayfair to find out the top interiors trends for autumn/winter 2017, and the key pieces we should look out for. Black and Gold: This season there is a new take on the popular trend for black and gold tones. Instead of opting for anything ornate, look out for strong pieces

  • Andrea McLean reveals wedding was stopped after guest shouted objection

    Andrea McLean has revealed her wedding was almost stopped after a guest shouted their objections halfway through. The Loose Women star and her husband Nick Feeney had just said their vows when celebrity photographer Nicky Johnston, a judge on Britain's Next Top Model, jokingly interrupted the ceremony. A clip from the wedding was shown to Loose Women viewers, with Andrea explaining: "That was us, we'd literally just said our vows. Can I just say, the vows that nearly never happened because of Nicky Johnston! "When it got to that bit – 'Does anyone here know any reason?' – he went, 'Well,

  • Exclusive: Jamie Oliver opens up about his kids as he reveals which one is taking after him!

    Children often take after their parents - and that's certainly the case for one budding chef, who is following in their father's culinary footsteps. Jamie Oliver has revealed that his seven-year-old son Buddy Bear is showing promising signs to be the next foodie extraordinaire in his household. Speaking exclusively to HELLO! Online, the celebrity chef confessed that he often comes to loggerheads with Buddy, who insists his dad doesn't let him take helm in the kitchen. "He's seven and he's got a bit of an issue with me. He thinks I don't let him cook enough - which is

  • Michael Bublé's four-year-old son Noah 'doing very well' following cancer battle

    Michael Bublé's son Noah is making a strong recovery following his battle with cancer. The four-year-old is "doing very well," a source told Entertainment Tonight, and the family are looking forward to celebrating Christmas. This time last year, Michael and his wife Luisana Lopilato had just received their son's diagnosis. "He's an energetic little boy!" the source said. "Events like this put everything in perspective. There's no doubt Christmas will be extra special at the Bublé household this year." The insider added that Michael, 42, is excited to get back to work, having taken the past year off to care

  • JK Rowling admits they 'considered' recasting Johnny Depp after domestic abuse allegations

    JK Rowling has opened up about casting Johnny Depp in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them franchise for the first time. The decision to keep the Pirates of the Caribbean actor in the series following the allegations of domestic abuse from his ex-wife, Amber Heard, was met with a mixed reaction from fans of the Harry Potter spin-off series. Following director David Yates' comments about keeping Johnny in the film, Jo posted her own statement on her website, which appeared to crash due to the high volume of traffic to the page. READ: JK Rowling's Strike: The Cuckoo's Calling wins

  • 5 beauty tips to hide your hangover

    e've all been there – you had a ball at the Christmas party but it's now the morning after and you're staring at yourself in the mirror wondering how on earth to hide the hangover… Blotchy, dry skin and puffy eyes are tell-tale signs that you might have had a glass of champagne too many the night before – we spoke to skin experts to bring you five beauty tricks to make you look as fresh and radiant as possible, no matter how you're feeling! 1. Take all your make-up off The first rule? Don't go to bed with your make-up still on!

  • Discover Meghan Markle's Los Angeles hotspots

    Meghan Markle has reportedly returned to her hometown of Los Angeles to meet her mother, Doria Ragland, after announcing her engagement to Prince Harry at the end of November. The Suits star is likely to be catching up with family and friends before she returns to celebrate Christmas with Harry and the rest of the royal family at the Queen's Sandringham estate for the first time. As she enjoys some time at home out of the public eye, we've rounded up some of Meghan's favourite hotspots in the city, from restaurants to fitness classes, which she may visit over

  • Winter workout tips: How to stay motivated in the cold

    It's easy to let your levels of physical activity slip during the winter months – cold temperatures and shorter daylight time make for less-than-ideal exercise conditions… Even more so in December, when the calendar is jam-packed with Christmas parties and fun festivities. But it's not a good idea for your body or mind to simply hibernate during winter. It's best to keep physically active, continue to be healthy and avoid any seasonal weight gain. But how to keep motivation levels high? Here are some winter workout tips from Max Ziegler, Core The Studio's Performance Expert… 1. Have a cold shower in

  • Jeff Brazier talks special Christmas tradition with sons to honour mum Jade Goody

    Jeff Brazier has chatted all things Christmas with HELLO!. Donning a pair of festive sunglasses, the dad-of-two opened up about spending the holiday with his two sons, Freddie and Bobby, and a very special tradition they share together. In honour of their mum, Jady Goody, Jeff explained that they release balloons as a way of remembering her. He said: "Christmas in my household usually means a walk along the seafront in Brighton, a big family dinner and lots of games. The most exciting thing for my boys on Christmas morning is not just the presents but also getting to

  • King Willem-Alexander wants his daughter Princess Amalia to experience life before taking the throne

    King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands doesn't want to keep his 13-year-old daughter, Crown Princess Amalia, from experiencing life prior to taking the throne. Queen Maxima’s husband admitted in a new interview with Dutch author Wilfried de Jong that traveling and meeting interesting people during his teenage and school years helped him accept the fact that one day he would succeed his mother, Queen Beatrix, as monarch.CLICK FOR FULL GALLERY The King wants his daughter Amalia to find herself before she becomes Queen one day Photo: Patrick van Katwijk/Getty Images "I hadn't yet accepted, internalized that I would take over from my

  • Royal news: All the best photos of royalty from November 2017

    A photo gallery of royal highlights including Prince William, Charlotte Casiraghi and boyfriend Dimitri Rassam, Queen Maxima and Queen