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Celebrity Colonialism with Holly Branson – and Freddie!

CELEBRITY colonialist of the day is Holly Branson, Richard Branson’s daughter. Recently, Holly married Freddie Andrewes “in an idyllic ceremony on Necker Island “(prop, R. Branson – price on application). She’s the “UK patron of Free The Children – a charity Virgin Atlantic works in partnership with“.

The facts come thick and fast in OK!. Says Holly:

“I’m really happy my husband Freddie…is on the trip. We haven’t left each other’s side for two months as we’ve been travelling in Costa Rica and Antarctica for our honeymoon, and only landed back on London a couple of days ago. It’s wonderful to share this experience with him.”

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Posted: 9th, March 2012 | In: Celebrities | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

London Marathon Pictures: Princess Beatrice, No Drugs Tests And

A LIFETIME into the BBC’s televised London Marathon and Sue Barker is trailing the Badminton Horse Trials. This is how telly used to be before the BBC closed down with a burst of the National Anthem: patrician, patronising and prosaic.

As for the runners, there are few things more boring that watching people run around, unless they are puking their guts out from both ends under Tower Bridge, pulling off their toenails along with their running shoes or a celebrity.


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Princess Beatrice at the start of The London Marathonin Blackheath, London.

Here’s a question: are celebrities drugs tested before and after they run the Marathon? Do you get tested for testosterone on the course? And where do you get testosterone from: a friend; the Goucho Club; toilet seats?

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Posted: 25th, April 2010 | In: Sports | Comments (11) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0

The British Fashion Awards: In Pictures

TO the British Fashion Awards at London’s Royal Courts of Justice, London. We watched and knitted as the accused passed us by. They came to be tried for crimes against fashion and fat. The court calls: Victoria Beckham (glum), Amber le Bon (famous mum), Claudia Schiffer (adopted German), Lauren Laverne (BBC), Amanda Wakeley (fashion enabler), Myleene Klass (ubiquitous), Holly Branson (daddy), Sarah Brown (hubby), Sam Branson (pater), Isabella Calthorp (money), Laura Bailey (Pout of the night award!), Danny Cipriani (rugger), Jameela (telly), Beverley Knight (songs), Erin O’Connor (top toff model), Pixie Geldof (dadday), James Brown (dead?), Shingai Shoniwa (Shinga the singa), Tolula Adeyemi (chant), Nadja Swarovski (fake rocks), Kate Moss and Vivienne Westwood (peas in a pod). How do you plead?


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(left to right) Kate Moss and Vivienne Westwood after Moss won the London 25 British Fashion Council Award at the Royal Courts of Justice, London.

Posted: 10th, December 2009 | In: The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0