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Dragon Den’s Duncan Ditches The Missus

DRAGONS’ Den’s curmudgeonly, bluff, re-haired but multi-millionaire Scot Duncan Bannatyne, 62, is bailing out of his deal to “all my goods I thee endow” and divorcing his wife.

Joanne McCue, now 45, was a former director of nursing at his Nursing
Homes business when they married in 2006. They have two children.

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Posted: 14th, September 2011 | In: Celebrities | Comment

At Home With A Sustainable Peter Jones: Inside The Dragon’s Massive Lair

PETER Jones wants to how us his family at his “LUXURY FARMHOUSE”.

Jones is the tall one on Dragons’ Den, the TV show in which very rich people sit by a stack of cash and play a version of Investment Capitalism Pop Idol.

In Hello!, we get to see his big house, outside of which sit three cars and a golf buggy. The driveway is part of Jones’s 220-acre estate. He lives here with his partner Tara Capp.

Tara, we learn, is “interested in sustainable living”. We see her big fire place and lots of wood furniture, hear of her “homes around the world”, holidays in Portugal, Barbados and two week’s skiing at half term, view the huge indoor swimming pool, home gym, a lake and woodland.

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Posted: 22nd, February 2011 | In: Celebrities | Comment

Dragons’ Den’s James Caan Will Buy Your Baby (Dr Barnardo, Mr Pied Piper And Lindy Chamberlain’s Dingo Are Out)

JAMES Caan will buy your baby. For ca$$$$H. Caan is one fire-breathing reptile on TV’s Dragons’ Dean, that merciless show in which people climb a steep staircase to be confronted with a bench of five vain, smirking, sardonic celebrity moneymen who will take your imagination and ingenuity and mock you for a big slice of the pie.

Caan the one who wants to be liked, the earnest smoothy who will place his heart-worn-arm about your shoulder and tell you that your idea cannot be efficiently exploited to make him richer.

He will buy your baby! He will also buy their image rights. Caan’s first nest egg is a baby he’s met in Pakistan. He’s on the telly looking at the effects of the recent flood. Because what Pakistan needs is a celebrity element to help it get noticed on the news. Caan is with a film crew. He’s in a village offering the parents 100,000 rupees (£725) for their baby. He wants 100% of their produce.

Caan says his brother has need of a baby. So. The money’s there. Take it or leave it. But best hurry. There are no other offers on the table. Dr Barnardo, Mr Pied Piper and that dingo are all out.

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Posted: 24th, October 2010 | In: Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comment (1)

Cassetteboy Vs Dragons’ Den – The Dirty Dragons

IT’S Cassetteboy Vs Dragons’ Den – akaDragons’ Dirty Den.

The recession may have stopped the Dragons investing money, but they have something else to offer – themselves.

In a sexy way.

Posted: 1st, September 2010 | In: TV & Radio | Comment