Kevin Clifton has surprised some of his fans by sending some defiant tweets in response to some criticism to his jive routine with Stacey Dooley on Saturday night – after fan podcast Keep Dancing suggested that the dance was more about "outrageous theming" in a series of tweets. After the account wrote: "No lessons learned. I think Stacey's a good enough dancer to not need outrageous theming," Kevin responded: "You don’t understand. It has zero to do with 'needing' to do it. It’s a performance. It was also packed with jive content so there was no hiding. Props, costumes etc.
Bill Turnbull delights fans with return to BBC Breakfast - as he speaks bravely about cancer diagnosis
Bill Turnbull made a return to BBC Breakfast on Wednesday morning, delighting viewers as he chatted to hosts Naga Munchetty and Charlie Stayt. The former news presenter has been hailed for his efforts to raise awareness of prostate cancer after his diagnosis earlier this year, alongside Stephen Fry who has also spoken openly about his treatment. On the show, Bill revealed that he is feeling a lot better after finishing his chemotherapy, but that there's "still a long way to go". Bill delighted viewers with his return to the show The star was diagnosed in March, and moved the nation after
Katya Jones and Seann Walsh have been dominating the headlines following their kiss last week, with the two forced to apologise for their "drunken mistake". And now former Strictly Come Dancing contestant Debbie McGee has criticised the apologies as the scandal was a "private issue". Speaking on The Telegraph's weekly Strictly podcast, Debbie explained: "Regarding the apology, my thought was I understand why it was done. It's a family programme and so they are protecting the image of the programme. Katya Jones and Seann Walsh have been at the centre of a kissing scandal She added: "But I thought, there's been
Alex Jones has revealed she will be going to Australia at the same time as Prince Harry and Meghan, when they embark on their 16-day royal tour next week. The One Show presenter will be hosting coverage for Harry's Invictus Games in Sydney for the BBC, which is set to be attended by the royal couple. Sharing a photo of herself and co-host JJ Chalmers on Instagram on Tuesday, Alex said it was an honour to be working on the event, which was first launched by Prince Harry in 2014. "Incredibly honoured to be asked to host this year's coverage
Christine Lampard has paid a touching tribute to her husband Frank after he received a Legends of Football Award on Tuesday evening. The couple's appearance at the event comes almost three weeks after they welcomed their first child - a baby girl called Patricia - together. Taking to Instagram later that night, Christine shared a series of snaps with the caption: "I managed to move my post pregnant bottom out of the house last night to celebrate @franklampard being awarded the Legend of Football award." Christine and Frank welcomed daughter Patricia last month She added: "A very emotional night not least
James Martin defiantly took to Twitter this week to recall a scary mugging incident that had been witnessed by two members of his team. The TV chef had been so appalled by what he had heard that he wanted to speak out about it on behalf of the victim, who was an elderly woman, in the hope that someone might be able to help her find the medal that had been stolen. He wrote: "Don't normally do this but this is aimed at the vile 2 20yr olds who one of my team witnessed mugging a poor old lady
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Shirley Ballas has supported Seann Walsh and Katya Jones after the pair, who were both in relationships at the time, were filmed kissing last week, confirming that she wanted to focus on their dancing. Chatting on This Morning, the Strictly Come Dancing judge revealed that it was very much business as usual for her as a judge, and that she would judge them on their dancing ability alone. She explained: "I don't know any information that's going on. I think people get on with their job, I judge the dancing and don't pay attention to people's private life... I'm there
Christine McGuinness burst into tears when husband Paddy McGuinness sent her an emotional message after she opened up about parenting their autistic children on Wednesday's Loose Women. The mum-of-three talked about the difficulties of being a parent to their autistic twins, Leo and Penelope, to support Loose Women's Autism Hour on World Mental Health Day. Paddy, the loveable star of Take Me Out, sent her a video message, saying: "I hope you have an amazing show, sorry I can't be with you but - as we know - if one of us is down there, the other one has
Shirley Ballas made a much-anticipated appearance on Wednesday's This Morning following the very public kissing scandal on Strictly Come Dancing. After photos of Seann Walsh and his dance partner Katya Jones kissing were published at the weekend, fans were hoping that Shirley would give her opinion on it during the interview. Phillip Schofield was quick to ask her about the kiss, and while she tried to avoid the topic, it was picked up by the ITV host, who told her: "Nice dodge." Shirley then went on to defend the couple, saying that she was on the show to judge
Former Strictly judge Arlene Phillips has surprised fans by suggesting that Katya Jones and her husband Neil have an 'open relationship'. Speaking on Wednesday morning's Lorraine, the professional dancer said that Strictly bosses are right to let Katya and dance partner Seann Walsh continue dancing in light of their now-infamous kiss scandal. Arlene told the presenter: "We all love Neil and Katya, there's a togetherness - and, in truth, who knows what their relationship is? I know many people who have open relationships. We don't know that, and we know nothing about Seann's relationship with the girlfriend." Katya Jones and
Strictly Come Dancing star Katya Jones has confirmed her relationship with husband Neil Jones is "absolutely fine" in the first TV interview since she shared a kiss with dance partner Seann Walsh. Speaking to Zoe Ball on Wednesday's episode of It Takes Two, the professional dancer said: "Obviously I apologise, and I can't apologise enough to everyone who it hurt and involved. But, the main thing - me and Neil are absolutely fine and that's what matters to me the most right now and focusing on my job and doing it as professionally I can." Seann - who has
Holly Willoughby was left stunned on this week's recording of Celebrity Juice, when host Keith Lemon shocked her by revealing that he keeps a photo of her mum in a very personal place! Keith unzipped his jacket on the show to reveal an old black-and-white picture of Lynne Willoughby in her two-piece swimming costume printed on his T-shirt. Keith made the hilarious revelation to celebrate Lynne's 70th birthday, but poor Holly was horrified at what she saw. She shouted: "Seriously, there is a line and that is definitely leaping over it!" before demanding: "Please do that up right now