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Sam Smith’s New Album is Named After His Childhood Home!

Posted on August 16th, 2017 at 12:54 pm by    

Singer Sam Smith‘s new record name is the ‘ultimate tribute’ to his family. The velvet-voiced British star has been off the radar working on a follow-up to his multi-award winning debut, In The Lonely Hour.

The Oscar winning crooner recently sent fans into meltdown with a series of images from a new video shoot, directed by James Barber.

They featured a cryptic message TPH-50HR tattooed on his chest.

Fans have cracked the code which stands for ‘The Pink House 50 Heydon Road’ – the address of his childhood home.

A source told the Daily Star Online: “Sam has chosen the title as the ultimate tribute to his parents Fred and Kate and sisters who have always supported his dream.

“They never once tried to dissuade him following his dreams, so it’s a very personal record.”

Sam, who recently went on holiday with his dad, is finally ready to step back into the limelight.

He appeared at the YSL Beauty Club party at Sink The Pink in London this week ahead of a rumoured late summer single release.

Sam has worked with long-time collaborators Jimmy Napes and Naughty Boy on the new album, alongside Clean Bandit, Timbaland and 2016 BRITs Critics’ Choice nominee Frances.

The album could be with us as soon as September with a world tour next February.

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Burger That … Elizabeth Hurley Actually Eats Food!

Posted on August 16th, 2017 at 7:12 am by    

Known for her incredible figure, actress Elizabeth Hurley has finally revealed the “secret” behind her killer body.

The 52-year-old ex-Supermodel has an amazing physique and has now revealed that she doesn’t deny herself a cheeky burger despite priding herself on her enviable curves…

The Royals star took to Instagram earlier this week to share a clip of her chowing down on a juicy burger and captioned it: “Yes, I eat”. Oo-er!

Liz has spent the summer sharing lots of sexy bikini pictures with her fans and while she’s happy to have a cheat meal every now and then, she admits to watching what she eats to stay trim.

She previously said: “I have to be careful because I am 50. 

“I always watch what I eat, but I eat plenty of food. I don’t do all that green juice, I don’t do any of that… powders, I don’t really take vitamins. I try not to eat too much for dinner.”

Hugh Grant‘s ex says her main diet tip is not eating much before she goes to bed at night. 

She told E! News: “I think that’s one of the best diet tips you can have: eat your food earlier on in the day, so you’ve got more time to digest it and your body can rest in the sleep period.

“I used to snack late at night because I was a little bit hungry before I went to bed… [but] I stopped doing that now.”

When it comes to fitness, the mum-of-one says she doesn’t lounge on the couch and credits pilates and yoga with keeping her toned.

Well burger me!

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Kenneth Branagh to Direct Tom Hiddleston in ‘Hamlet’!

Posted on August 2nd, 2017 at 3:57 pm by    

British actor Tom Hiddleston will play Hamlet in a new production directed by Kenneth Branagh.

Branagh’s theatre company is joining forces with RADA for the production, which will take place at the drama school’s Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre in central London. Oo-er!

It runs from September 1 to 23 and will raise funds for RADA’s major capital appeal.

RADA alumnus Hiddleston will lead a cast that also includes Lolita Chakrabarti as Gertrude, Kathryn Wilder as Ophelia and Nicholas Farrell as Claudius.

Hiddleston said the role offered “almost limitless possibilities for interpretation”.

“I can’t wait to explore them, with this great cast, at RADA. Kenneth Branagh and I have long talked about working on the play together, and now felt like the right time, at the right place,” he said.

“The performing arts exist to bring people together, not to break or keep them apart. I hope the funds raised by the production will help RADA continue to provide a wider field of equal opportunity to train actors, stage managers and technical theatre artists, from every background, to a standard of excellence and professionalism. We need to keep the doors open for everyone.”

All proceeds will go towards RADA’s Attenborough Campaign, which is raising $30 million to regenerate its Chenies Street site and provide RADA’s first on-site accommodation for students.

The project will also include a new library, archive and a 250-seat theatre, named the Richard Attenborough Theatre.

Branagh, who is RADA’s president, returns to the school to direct Hamlet, a role he performed in 1981 while studying there.

In an exclusive interview, he told The Stage: “I’m not someone who gets particularly nostalgic, but there is definitely a moment in your life where you look back with a different clarity. This is one such moment, and doing Hamlet here feels like coming full circle. RADA gave me confidence, support and creative freedom. I had a fantastic time here.”

Tickets for Hamlet will be available by ballot, which will be open from midday on August 1 until 6pm on August 6. Successful applicants will have 48 hours to book their tickets, with purchases limited to two tickets per person.

I might well go and see this!

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Brooklyn Beckham: ‘My life’s so tough…Fame has ‘ups and downs’!

Posted on August 2nd, 2017 at 3:42 pm by    

Brooklyn Beckham says fame has its “ups and downs”.

The eldest son of millionaire power couple David and Victoria Beckham moaned that it has been hard to be a normal 18-year-old because he is so well-known. Oo-er!

Speaking to US website Entertainment Tonight, aspiring photographer said: “Fame has its ups and downs. I get opportunities most people my age don’t get. But I can’t do what most 18-year-olds do.

“I can’t go out partying all the time, I have to work and get up early.”

Brooklyn – who published his first book of photography earlier this year – also spoke of the pressure on him to follow in his dad’s footsteps on the soccer pitch.

And he revealed he had a hard time as an Arsenal Academy player and said: “Every time I made a mistake everyone was looking at me like, ‘Oh my God, like, he made a mistake’.”

Young Beckham is now planning to take a bite out of the Big Apple to focus on his photography – and though he’s a “little” nervous about living on his own, the talented teen says his famous parents have spent his lifetime doing prep work.

“My dad’s always taught me how to do stuff on my own,” he told PEOPLE magaizne this week’s.

Beckham’s first photography book – What I See – is currently available on shelves, but he’s still working on perfecting his craft. In fact, photography school is the impetus behind Beckham’s move to New York City in just two weeks.

“I’m studying art and photography, like film and digital – a mix of both,” the 18-year-old shares. “I’m really excited to start and I feel like it’ll be a really cool thing for me to focus on for a few years.”

Despite a “tough time” with his public life, Brooklyn bagged his first fashion shoot at just 16 – an entire ad campaign for Burberry.

He appears to crave fame just like his mommy and daddy… Just sayin’!

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Nikki Lund’s Latest Fashion Accessory – Her New Baby Boy Hendrix!

Posted on July 26th, 2017 at 10:46 am by    

Fashion designer and pop singer Nikki Lund is showing off her post-baby body, five months after giving birth to son Hendrix. Oo-er!

Lund was headed to Las Vegas to promote her new fashion line Nikki Lund Clothing and its online presence shop.nikkilund.com.

Dressed in a chic summery yellow patterned Valentino dress, the former girlfriend and business partner of ex Bon Jovi rocker Richie Sambora looked to have well and truly put her breakup behind her.

Nikki is also close friends with the Kardashians – not only did she grow with the whole Kardashian clan, but the sexy blonde beauty was recently spotted lunching at the Beverly Hills hotel with ‘momager’ Kris Jenner.

Nikki told Daily Star Online, “Being a mum is the most amazing feeling in the whole world. Hendrix is my greatest design yet!”

Hendrix is her first child with musician and producer Jeff Phillips, but how is he doing with fatherhood?

She shared, “Jeff is a wonderful dad. He is my everything. He has been with me through thick and thin. We are so in love.”

As for how she shed the baby weight, Nikki revealed, “I’m off the doughnuts and the beach body is coming back!”

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NEVER SAY NEVER AGAIN … Daniel Craig WILL Return as James Bond!

Posted on July 26th, 2017 at 7:09 am by    

He said he would rather slash his wrist than play James Bond a fifth time.  I thought that was a little extreme… But still, it’s SWOON-TIME folks … Daniel Craig will play Bond in at least one more film, which will be released in November 2019. Oo-er!

Back in September, reports suggested Daniel was on the verge of signing up as 007 again and now the New York Times has claimed Craig will be back in at least one more Bond film.

He will reportedly reprise his role in late 2019 when the next film in the franchise hits cinemas.

News that Craig is set to sign on the dotted line for a fifth time comes after a number of high-profile Brits were tipped to replace him.

A source previously told the Sunday Mirror: “It’s taken time but Daniel has come round and the strong consensus in the Bond offices is that Mr Craig is 007 again.”

Meanwhile Bond producer Barbara Broccoli is just as determined to get Skyfall singer Adele – who is said to be returning to live in the UK after growing homesick in America – back to record a second Bond theme tune.

The song from the 2012 movie was the first Bond theme tune to win at the Brits and Grammy Awards, as well as the Golden Globes.

The source, who is close to the “Bond25” project, added: “Craig and Adele together are the winning team, the ultimate choice, the money spinners.

“[Adele is] more of an unknown quantity but loved being part of Bond, so the signs are positive.”

The insider also claimed Daniel’s wife, actress Rachel Weisz, is “on board with the decision” for him to return as 007, even if it means spending a year away from home filming.

Yippeeeeee!

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Two New Harry Potter Books To Be Released Later This Year!

Posted on July 20th, 2017 at 10:26 am by    

Fans are in meltdown after it was announced TWO new Harry Potter books will be released later this year to mark the 20th anniversary of The Philosopher’s Stone.

The novels are called Harry Potter: A History Of Magic and Harry Potter: A Journey Through A History of Magic – and they are set to accompany an exhibition by the British Library celebrating the magical franchise’s milestone. Oo-er!

But neither release has been penned by JK Rowling, who ruled out writing any more Potter books following the release of the seventh and final novel in the series. Boo!

The two books are aimed at a family audience and will delve deeper into the world in which they are set, but they won’t further the storyline involving lead characters Harry, played by Daniel Radcliffe, Hermione Grainger (Emma Watson) and Ron Weasley (Rupert Grint).

Fans have still gone wild for the news, with one writing on Twitter: “2 new Harry Potter books incoming! Bye bye life. Well.. after a long wait, I’ve got patience. ”

Another said: “2 new Harry Potter books woooah amazing ”

While a third posted: “the 2 new harry potter books coming out have me feeling all the feels i’m pure buzzing ”

Since the last Potter film was released in 2011, fans have been able to get their teeth stuck into prequel Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them starring Eddie Redmayne

The film explores the wizarding world prior to Potter and is expected to have four star-studded sequels.

Earlier this month Rowling revealed she’s got the manuscript of an unpublished novel stashed away.

But Potter fans will be dismayed to hear the writer has no direct plans to publish the story, because it’s written on one of her dresses.

During a recent interview with CNN, the 51-year-old author revealed that the manuscript of almost an entire book was written on to the frock last year for her 50th birthday party.

She asked pals to come dressed as their “worst personal nightmare”; her own was a lost manuscript.

The author set about scribbling away on a gown, which then became a garment and an original J.K. Rowling story combined.

How much that dress is likely to be worth now doesn’t bear thinking about.

The writer said: “I wrote over a dress most of that book.

“So that book, I don’t know whether it will ever be published, but it’s actually hanging in a wardrobe currently.”

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Dunkirk Star Harry Styles Wishes for Fallon’s job — And Gets It!

Posted on July 20th, 2017 at 7:10 am by    

Be careful what you wish for, Harry Styles

Since you’re a celebrity with a blossoming solo career and acting role in a Christopher Nolan movie, you just might get it.

On Wednesday night, former One Direction pin-up – Styles’ wish did come true for a hot second when he longed to take over Jimmy Fallon’s gig as host of The Tonight Show. Oo-er!

The “Sign of the Times” singer blew into a special jade bottle Fallon got as a gift from Stevie Nicks that’s said to grant wishes. Fallon pretended to keel over from his desk as Styles hopped over to his seat. “We’ve got a great show for you tonight,” he shouted as the audience roared. 

Styles already has late-night experience, so he’d probably make a good host. He shared the stage with James Corden during a special week of The Late Late Show when he took over monologue duties and featured in multiple sketches. 

He also had a bonding experience, as he said in the clip below, with Fallon during a week on Saturday Night Live when Styles served as the musical guest. So, perhaps he’ll be taking over the Tonight Show reins at some point, after all.

Styles appeared on the Tonight Show this week to promote his role in Dunkirk, the latest feature from the director behind Interstellar and the Dark Knighttrilogy. Shot largely for 70mm film, “Dunkirk”, in theaters this weekend, dramatizes the military operation to evacuate 40,000 pinned-down troops on the beaches of France during World War II.

“There’s no like crazy backstories to any of the characters really,” Styles said. “I think they’re relatively blank slate[s] and it means that when you’re watching it, you’re kind of projecting your fear. You’re almost like watching it just imagining them as you. I found it very emotional and I was in it.”

Dunkirk is out in theaters on July 21.

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