Carrie Fisher requested that her Star Wars cast mate Harrison Ford sing at her memoriam during an interview back in 2010. While chatting with the podcast Rebel Force Radio, the Princess Leia star discussed her idea to have Harrison perform for her "death reel". She said: "I asked him if he would be in my death reel, and if he would sing. It's just something I want. He's going to sing Melancholy Wookiee." The actress, who was known for her great sense of humour, then joked: "I don't think we're missing much," when she was asked if she had ever
Following Donald Trump's executive order to prevent entry to the US from citizens of seven countries, the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau has come forward to confirm that refugees are welcome in Canada. In a tweet which has now reached over 322 thousand shares, Justin wrote: "To those fleeing persecution, terror & war, Canadians will welcome you, regardless of your faith. Diversity is our strength #WelcomeToCanada." He then tweeted of photo of himself greeting a young girl, simply with the hashtag: "#WelcomeToCanada." A spokesperson for the PM also told The Associated Press: "The Prime Minister is looking forward to
Serena Williams is once again the Australian Open champion. The 35-year-old athlete beat her sister Venus Williams 6–4, 6–4 in Saturday’s Australian Open final. This marks Serena’s seventh Australian Open title and 23rd Grand Slam title of her career (just one victory shy of Margaret Court’s 24 Grand Slam record). She regains the trophy, having lost to Angelique Kerber in last year’s Australian Open final. Venus was not at all discouraged by the loss, expressing nothing but joy for her younger sister. Serena Williams posed with the Daphne Akhurst Trophy alongside her sister Venus "Congratulations, Serena, on number 23," the 36-year-old
Todd Fisher has announced plans for a public memorial service to celebrate the lives of his sister Carrie Fisher and his mother, Debbie Reynolds, who died just one day apart back in December. Taking to his website, the Hollywood Motion Picture Experience, he wrote: "On Saturday, March 25th, there will be a public memorial for my Mother, Debbie Reynolds, and my sister, Carrie Fisher at Forrest Lawn Cemetery Hollywood Hills at the Freedom Theatre. We will be celebrating their lives with friends, family members, and the people who loved them, you." A public memorial for Debbie and Carrie will be held
Gail Porter has revealed that she spent a few nights sleeping on a park bench due to her money troubles. The former model told The Sun: "My money problems have just snowballed and I've had nowhere to turn. No one knew. I was too embarrassed to tell anyone I was homeless. I had nowhere to go, so I spent a couple of nights outdoors. I was on a bench on Hampstead Heath with a rug and rucksack. It was cold and terrifying. I covered my face so no one could see me. Those were the scariest nights of my life.
David Beckham has revealed that he and his wife Victoria have renewed their wedding vows. Speaking about their lavish wedding back in 1999 during the 75th anniversary edition of Radio 4's Desert Island Discs, the retired footballer said: "We did throw a lot at it. We have renewed our vows since then and it was a lot more private, there were about six people there in our house." Speaking about their memorable outfits on their original big day, David joked: "Victoria's was pretty nice. Mine, I'm like, 'What was I thinking?' I even had a top hat in purple. What
Mo Farah responds to Donald Trump's travel ban: 'It's deeply troubling that I will have to tell my children that Daddy might not be able to come home'
Mo Farah has responded to Donald Trump's executive order to prevent citizens from seven countries from entering the US, and claimed that the ban has come from a "place of ignorance and prejudice". In a statement posted on the star athlete's Facebook page, he wrote: "On 1st January this year, Her Majesty the Queen made me a Knight of the Realm. On 27th January, President Donald Trump seems to have made me an alien. I am a British citizen who has lived in America for the past six years - working hard, contributing to society, paying my taxes and bringing
Too cute to handle! Emma Bunton shared a rare photograph of her son Tate, 5, on Sunday evening, getting in some music practice with his dad Jade Jones. The former Spice Girl snapped the adorable picture of little Tate strumming a mini guitar while he sad next to her fiancé, Jade, also having a musical moment with his instrument. “Sunday night vibes,” the proud mum captioned the photograph, adding the hashtags #housefilledwithmusic #housefilledwith love. SPICE GIRLS AS SPICE MUMS: SEE THE PICS Emma and her boys (she also shares a second son, Beau with Jade) have grown up in a musical