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Celebrity news & gossip from the world’s showbiz and glamour magazines (OK!, Hello, National Enquirer and more). We read them so you don’t have to, picking the best bits from the showbiz world’s maw and spitting it back at them. Expect lots of sarcasm.

Prophets of Rage tour dates

Take the lead singers of Public Enemy, Cypress Hill and Rage Against the Machine. Put them together. What do you get?

You get an almighty noise, a massive dose of nostalgia and the chance of something extraordinary gelling. All hail, …

Posted: 7th, June 2016 | In: Hello! | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Vardy takes his Arsenal medical today as fans turn on Rebekah

More on the Jamie Vardy’s £20m move from Leicester City to Arsenal story. ESPN says Vardy will take his Arsenal medical today.

The Sunday Express says the Gunners are fearful that unless they sign Vardy before the Euros they might …

Posted: 5th, June 2016 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Celebrities, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Top Gear: Chris Evans’ debut by numbers

Facts about the new series of Top Gear are coming thick and thicker. The show’s resident ringmaster, DJ Chris Evans – doesn’t it all look a lot like when Top of The Pops introduced balloons, dancing and par-tee atmosphere ?- …

Posted: 31st, May 2016 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Johnny Depp silences bathtub rumours

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Johnny Depp says  – yes! – he did buy a £5,000 bathtub from Stiffkey Bathrooms, in Upper St Giles Street, Norwich, in 2014. Depp took the 1880 French Bateau bath on ornate feet to the USA.

Does he still …

Posted: 30th, May 2016 | In: Celebrities, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jamie Vardy and ‘brassy’ Becky are no classy Charles and Camilla: a Daily Mail hatchet job

Compare and contrast the Daily Mail’s reporting on Becky Nicholson’s wedding to Leicester City and England footballer Jamie Vardy and Camilla Parker Bowles marriage to Prince Charles.

Alison Boschoff and Andy Dolan write on the Becky-Jamie alliance:

The most brazen

Posted: 29th, May 2016 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News, Royal Family, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Harriet Harman: naked Kim Kardashian is pioneering but topless Page 3 Girls are fodder

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See if you can fathom what it is Harriet Harman, the Labour former deputy leader, is saying. Appearing on ITV morning telly to talk about women’s issues, Harman turned to nudity, celebrity, Page 3, onanism, feminism and narcissism. Yeah, …

Posted: 24th, May 2016 | In: Celebrities, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


J.K. Rowling: Donald Trump’s ‘offensive and bigoted’ comments make us all free

J.K. Rowling was speaking at the PEN America Literary Gala & Free Expression Awards:

Intolerance of alternative viewpoints is spreading to places that make me, a moderate and a liberal, most uncomfortable. Only last year, we saw an online petition

Posted: 18th, May 2016 | In: Celebrities, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Manchester United, ‘Wayne Rooney hooker’ Helen Wood and restraint of trade

Who else shagged the “Roo hooker”? The Sun wants readers to know who allegedly paid for sex with Helen Wood, an adult woman who, allegedly, once had sex-on-the-clock with Manchester United star Wayne Rooney. Wood has appeared in the Big

Posted: 4th, May 2016 | In: Celebrities, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Britain’s Got Talent: Beau Dermott and Jack Higgins are crying cousins

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Front-page news in the Sun: “Britain’s Got Talent ballet sensation is Beau’s cousin.” The “sensation” is Jack Higgins, 14, a young stage school ballerina who “wowed” the TV show’s judges with his dancing, causing Amanda holden to gape …

Posted: 18th, April 2016 | In: Celebrities, News, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kenneth Williams’ last diary entry is a powerful read

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Kenneth Williams (22 February 1926 – 15 April 1988). His diary entry for the day before he died is a powerful read:

 

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Posted: 15th, April 2016 | In: Books, Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gemma Atkinson and Ronaldo: fools, horses and sex with prostitutes

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Actress Gemma Atkinson has “revealed” that back in 2007 she and “footie ace” Cristiano Ronaldo watched Only Fools and Horses on their first date together.

If never did work out. Why not? Well in 2007, Gemma was …

Posted: 15th, April 2016 | In: Celebrities, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daily Mail relocates Cliff Richards Atlantic winery

Let’s bemoan the state of education that allows the Daily Mail’s Julian Robinson to miss up his seas:

A luxury Mediterranean winery that produces Sir Cliff Richard’s own brand of plonk has been put on the market – for more

Posted: 14th, April 2016 | In: Celebrities, Money, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


David Gest in pill-popping mystery riddle

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David Gest has died and he’s all over the tabloids. The Mail invites its readers to pull up an armchair and look for clues. It is “The mystery death  Liza Minnelli’s ex in London hotel”.

Yep, poor old Dave …

Posted: 13th, April 2016 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Stephen Fry, sexual abuse and free speech policing

Paris Lees is talking about free speech in the Guardian. Stephen Fry has something so say about therapy and victims being defined by their ordeal:

“It’s a great shame and we’re all very sorry that your uncle touched you

Posted: 13th, April 2016 | In: Celebrities, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Beau Dermott attacked in tabloids: media training 101

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Beau Dermott is Britain’s Got Talent’s “sensation” (The Sun). West End musical Wicked has “reached out to her”. Beau, 12, is on the celebrity treadmill. Beau says that on an excitement scale of of ten, she is “TEN!”…

Posted: 12th, April 2016 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Howard Marks: celebrity drug smuggler dies

howard marks diesHoward Marks has died. He was 70.

Jailed in the US in 1990 after being convicted of smuggling cannabis, he recalled his exploits in a best-selling autobiography, Mr Nice, which was later made into a film starring Rhys Ifans. The

Posted: 11th, April 2016 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Manchester United Martial in XXX Factor sex balls

Manchester United’s Anthony Martial is no longer with his wife. The Sun says the “French ace romped with X Factor wannabe Emily Wademan in Paris while his wife Samantha was at home.”

This is Marital, who was quoted in the …

Posted: 10th, April 2016 | In: Celebrities, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sex Injunction: tabloids await the invention of internet and telephone

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Do not tell us the name of the celebrity in the sex injunction case. We can’t afford the libel bills. Just know that the injunction involving celebrity ‘PJS’ and his partner ‘YMA’ is not in the British newspapers. You …

Posted: 8th, April 2016 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Irony overload: Cheryl Cole ditches X Factor for a career in music

The Sun has news on ‘nation’s sweetheart’ Cheryl Cole and her X Factor career:

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Isn’t The X Factor a music… Oh, never mind.…

Posted: 5th, April 2016 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daily Mail praises Ronnie Corbett with brilliant caption error

Ronnie Corbett has died. I think he’s probably laughing at this Daily Mail caption error right now.

 

I think he's probably laughing at this caption error right now.

Posted: 31st, March 2016 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


More TV repeats: Vernon Kaye and Rhian Sugden sexting ‘shame’

rhian_sugden1Vernon Kaye is the bland, too-tall presenter of bland TV shows. He’s in the news. OK! magazine says:

Who is Rhian Sugdon? Everything we know about glamour model accused of texting married Vernon Kay

But the Mirror says it’s all …

Posted: 29th, March 2016 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bree Olson: making a fortune from sex

bree-faceFormer porn tar Bree Olson is upset. Says Bree in a video for something called, rather oddly, Real Women, Real Stories, as if all other stories about women and told by women are unreal, inauthentic and unshaped by scripting, narrative …

Posted: 27th, March 2016 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dave Brubeck’s “Take 5” Performed On Sitar Is Glorious

Dave Brubeck’s “Take 5” on sitar. “Where would you see this wondrous stuff on conventional TV,” asks Victor Lewis Smith.

Posted: 24th, March 2016 | In: Music | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


PJS and YMA gag tabloids over ‘open relationship’

This is an odd one. The Telegraph writes:

The Court of Appeal has allowed a well-known entertainer to keep his extra-marital “threesome” secret in a move which heralds the return of the court injunction.

Are all three parties gagged?

Judges

Posted: 22nd, March 2016 | In: Celebrities, News, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Police hunting drive-by rap battlers in open-toe sandles

 

 

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To Massachusetts, where police are searching for two men challenging passers-by to rap battles.

Charlton police said a black SUV with two or three men in their late teens or early 20s inside, pulled up to three

Posted: 17th, March 2016 | In: Music, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0