• Kanye West out of presidential race?
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    Kanye West out of presidential race?

    Kanye West is "out" of the 2020 US presidential race. The 43-year-old rapper announced his intention to run for office earlier this month but a member of his campaign team, Steve Kramer, claims the 'All Day' hitmaker has now decided against trying to succeed President Donald Trump. Steve - who was hired to help Kanye get on the ballot in Florida and South Carolina - told New York Magazine's Intelligencer: "He's out."

  • Prince Louis wants to 'cuddle everything'
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    Prince Louis wants to 'cuddle everything'

    Prince Louis wants to "cuddle everything". The two-year-old prince's mother, Duchess Catherine admitted her youngest child "doesn't understand" social distancing measures which are in place to slow the spread of coronavirus because he loves physical contact with other children. The 38-year-old royal - who also has Prince George, six, and Princess Charlotte, five, with husband Prince William - admitted she's felt like a "feeding machine" over the last few months because her children are constantly hungry.

  • Katie Waissel wants baby with ex
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    Katie Waissel wants baby with ex

    Katie Waissel wants a baby with her former partner. The 34-year-old singer split from Andy Speer shortly after their son Hudson was born almost two years ago, and although the fitness trainer lives in America and is now in a new relationship, the former 'X Factor' star wants him to father her future children, even via artificial insemination so that their little boy has "full siblings". Katie - who was previously married to model Brad Alphonso and comedian Brian Moote - is "ready" to find love again but admitted she's too tired looking after 23-month-old Hudson to pursue a relationship.

  • Tyra Banks to host Dancing with the Stars
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    Tyra Banks to host Dancing with the Stars

    Tyra Banks is the new host of 'Dancing with the Stars'. The 46-year-old model is "excited" to be taking over from Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews - whose departures were announced earlier this week - as presenter of the Latin and ballroom contest, and she will also serve as executive producer on the show. "Tom has set a powerful stage, and I'm excited to continue the legacy and put on my executive producer and hosting hats."

  • Lily Cole: Cancel culture is problematic
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    Lily Cole: Cancel culture is problematic

    The model said the practice does not allow for growth.

  • Sculpture of black protester installed on plinth on Edward Colston statue
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    Sculpture of black protester installed on plinth on Edward Colston statue

    Artist Marc Quinn contacted Bristol resident Jen Reid after seeing an image of her on Instagram.

  • The Cube returning with million-pound jackpot
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    The Cube returning with million-pound jackpot

    Pairs of contestants, from the same household, will take on the game show's challenges.

  • Photographer Rankin: How lockdown has changed me
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    Photographer Rankin: How lockdown has changed me

    The downtime has given the celebrity snapper the chance to rediscover why he loves photography.

  • Harvey Weinstein 19m settlement proposal rejected by judge
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    Harvey Weinstein 19m settlement proposal rejected by judge

    A judge has rejected a near-$19 million settlement for Harvey Weinstein's accusers. Earlier this month, it was revealed the New York's Attorney General's office made a deal with the Weinstein Company in relation to the class action lawsuit brought by former employees of the production company, which would see an $18,875,000 victims compensation fund distributed to ex-staff members who "experienced a hostile work environment, sexual harassment and gender-based discrimination", as well as overriding any confidentiality or non-disclosure agreements. However, on Tuesday (14.07.20), District Judge Alvin Hellerstein rejected the proposal.

  • Nick Cannon dropped by ViacomCBS over anti-Semitism row
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    Nick Cannon dropped by ViacomCBS over anti-Semitism row

    Nick Cannon has been dropped by ViacomCBS for refusing to apologise for "perpetuating anti-Semitism". The 'Wild 'n Out' host has worked on a variety of shows on the company's networks, including MTV and Nickelodeon, for decades and was even named chairman of TeenNick in 2009 but they have announced they are terminating their partnership following the backlash of a recent episode of his YouTube show 'Cannon's Class', in which he and former Public Enemy member Richard 'Professor Griff' Griffin discussed anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.

  • Hayden Panettiere obtains restraining order against ex-boyfriend
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    Hayden Panettiere obtains restraining order against ex-boyfriend

    Hayden Panettiere has been granted a restraining order against her former boyfriend Brian Hickerson. Shortly after the alleged incident, Hayden ended the relationship and moved back to Los Angeles and is focusing on moving forward with her life. The former 'Heroes' star is "staying positive" while isolating at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, but hasn't been able to see her five-year-old daughter Kaya, who lives in Europe with her father, Wladimir Klitschko.

  • Harvey Price doesn't have coronavirus
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    Harvey Price doesn't have coronavirus

    Katie Price's son Harvey does not have coronavirus. The 42-year-old star's 18-year-old son - who suffers from many health complications including blindness, ADHA and Prader-Willi syndrome, a genetic disorder which affects his development - is currently in intensive care with a "complex" medical condition but she's confirmed he has tested negative for the highly-contagious condition.

  • Top Gun: Maverick - Everything you need to know
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    Top Gun: Maverick - Everything you need to know

    Ghost Rider requesting a second flyby.

  • Johnny Depp’s ex-fiancee Winona Ryder to appear on video link at libel trial
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    Johnny Depp’s ex-fiancee Winona Ryder to appear on video link at libel trial

    Mr Depp is suing The Sun's publisher News Group Newspapers and journalist Dan Wootton over a 2018 article which labelled him a 'wife beater'.

  • Influencer, 35, and 20-year-old stepson officially tie the knot
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    Influencer, 35, and 20-year-old stepson officially tie the knot

    Marina and Vladimir are already expecting a baby together.

  • Doctor admits stalking paratrooper-turned TV explorer Levison Wood
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    Doctor admits stalking paratrooper-turned TV explorer Levison Wood

    Wood made a name for himself through his documentaries and books about his epic hitchhiking journeys spanning several continents.

  • A new Baby? Emma Bunton wants third child
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    A new Baby? Emma Bunton wants third child

    Emma Bunton wants to have a third child. The 44-year-old singer has revealed her partner Jade Jones, 41, and their kids, Beau, 12, and Tate, nine, have told her they want to add a new addition to the family and the Spice Girl has admitted that, whilst she isn't putting "pressure" on herself to have another baby, she would "regret" it if she didn't.

  • Zara Larsson enjoyed a few dates with man who asked her out in hotel lobby
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    Zara Larsson enjoyed a few dates with man who asked her out in hotel lobby

    Zara Larsson once dated someone who asked her out in a hotel lobby. The 22-year-old singer - who split from model Brian Whittaker last year - has opened up about looking for love and insisted she'd rather meet someone in person than online after enjoying "a few dates" with the confident mystery man.

  • Britney Spears' mother wants financial involvement
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    Britney Spears' mother wants financial involvement

    Britney Spears' mother wants to be involved in her financial issues. According to The Blast, Lynne Spears filed a request with Los Angeles County Court on Monday (13.07.20), asking to receive special notice on "all matters" related to the 'Toxic' hitmaker's SJB Revocable Trust, which was set up in 2004 to protect the 38-year-old star's assets and look after the futures of her sons, Sean, 13, and 12-year-old Jayden. It was also established to "hold and manage her material financial assets during her lifetime, and provide distribution of those assets upon her death."

  • Scott Disick and Sofia Richie back together
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    Scott Disick and Sofia Richie back together

    Scott Disick and Sofia Richie are back together. The insider explained Scott, 37, and 21-year-old Sofia "weren't getting along" before they split and used their break to "work on having a life separate from each other". And the 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' star - who has children Mason, 10, Penelope, eight, and Reign, five, with former partner Kourtney Kardashian - is in a good place after undergoing a brief stint in rehab and spending more time with his kids.

  • Coronation Street's Yasmeen Metcalfe tells Geoff she wants to be with him again
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    Coronation Street's Yasmeen Metcalfe tells Geoff she wants to be with him again

    Is she playing him at his own game?

  • 'People are able to eat': Moving photos show 'life-changing' impact of coronavirus relief payment
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    'People are able to eat': Moving photos show 'life-changing' impact of coronavirus relief payment

    Families barely scraping through say the payment, due to end in September, has pulled them out of poverty and advocates say it can't be taken away.

  • 'Heaven gained our sassy angel': Naya Rivera’s family speak out
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    'Heaven gained our sassy angel': Naya Rivera’s family speak out

    The late star's family has released their first public statement since her tragic death.

  • Tyra Banks Named the New Host and Executive Producer of Dancing with the Stars
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    Tyra Banks Named the New Host and Executive Producer of Dancing with the Stars

    The announcement of Banks as the new host of the reality competition series comes just one day after it was revealed host Tom Bergeron and co-host Erin Andrews would be stepping away from the show

  • Nikki Bella Says the 'Sleepless Nights' of Pregnancy Are 'Worth It' as She Shares Baby Bump Photo
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    Nikki Bella Says the 'Sleepless Nights' of Pregnancy Are 'Worth It' as She Shares Baby Bump Photo

    Nikki Bella and her twin sister Brie Bella are due only days apart