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Zac Efron 'splits from girlfriend Vanessa Valladares after five-month romance'

Zac Efron and his girlfriend Vanessa Valladares are reported to have parted ways after a five-month whirlwind romance. The couple's relationship is said to have gone downhill when distance took its toll


Miley Cyrus fans joke Hannah Montana enemies have sabotaged album release as Spotify goes down

Miley Cyrus fans have joked that the singer’s new album is being sabotaged by Hannah Montana’s enemies after Spotify went down on the morning of its release. Miley Cyrus’s seventh studio album Plastic Hearts was released on Friday (27 November), with fans desperate to listen to the rock-inspired record for the first time. However, many fans in Europe were unable to tune in after music streaming service Spotify stopped working on Friday morning....


Michelle Dockery: “I’d be thrilled to do another Downton film”

Michelle Dockery isn’t going to lie. “I’ve watched more television in the last six months than I have in my whole life!” she says with a laugh.


'Christmas Chronicles 2': Why Santa Claus could be the last role Kurt Russell ever plays

Watch: The Christmas Chronicles 2 director Chris Columbus talks to Yahoo Over the course of his illustrious, nearly 60-year acting career, Kurt Russell has played Snake Plissken (Escape From New York), MacReady (The Thing), Wyatt Earp (Tombstone), Herb Brooks (Miracle) and the all-powerful Ego (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2). Yet it appears his unlikely role as Santa Claus in Netflix’s The Christmas Chronicles movies might be the dearest of...


Strictly Come Dancing 2020: Bruno Tonioli to miss live final due to travel restrictions

Strictly Come Dancing judge Bruno Tonioli will be forced to miss this year’s final due to Covid-19 restrictions. The Italian choreographer had typically travelled from the US to the UK and back again while filming Strictly and Dancing with the Stars (the US equivalent), on which he is also a judge. He has appeared on Strictly via a video link during this year’s series but had hoped to return in person for the final in December. However, the BBC...


Everything you need to know about This Morning host Alison Hammond's family

All about Alison Hammond's family: find out about the This Morning host's love life, son and sister here plus sweet photos


Shane Richie’s son accuses I’m A Celeb of ‘playing with people’s lives’ amid AJ Pritchard clash

Shane Richie’s son had his say as I'm A Celeb referred to the "tension" between his EastEnders star dad and AJ Pritchard.


I'm A Celeb's Mo Farah predicted as first name to leave in tonight's vote-off

I'm A Celeb will see it's first vote off this evening, with one of the biggest names in camp tipped to go


Giovanna Fletcher 'could return to acting after I'm a Celeb'


Idris Elba is 'shocked and honoured' to be interviewing Paul McCartney

The Luther star, 48, has gushed that he is a 'massive fan' of Paul's legendary music and quipped that he 'thought it was a joke' when he was asked if he wanted to meet the musician, 78.


Jamie Cullum: ‘Nothing is under our control and I’m quite comfortable with that’

Remind Jamie Cullum that he’s one of the UK’s biggest-selling jazz artists of all time, and he’ll likely wince. While, yes, the eternally youthful musician has shifted millions of albums, he wishes the title came with a caveat. “My music has as much in common with pop as it does with jazz,” he points out. “That’s something I’ve always tried to be honest about.” He’s not surprised that his early, media-peddled image as a jazz wunderkind still...


Liam Gallagher claims brother Noel turned down £100 million for Oasis reunion

Liam Gallagher has claimed that his brother Noel once turned down £100 million to get Oasis back together for a string of shows. The Wonderwall singers split in 2009 and have been feuding for years, and Liam recently said he was "sick of pleading, begging" for the group to reform. He has now revealed that the pair were offered £100 million to reunite and tour - but Noel said no. Read more: Noel Gallagher suffered 'brutal panic attacks' at height...


Wonder Woman 1984 director Patty Jenkins reveals more about the upcoming spin-off

"I hope we get it because I love this story"


Bake Off's Matt Lucas lost his hair when he was six after being knocked down by a car

Great British Bake Off host Matt Lucas was diagnosed with alopecia when he was six years old following the shock of being hit by a car


Superintelligence: Melissa McCarthy and James Corden sci-fi romcom branded one of 2020’s worst films

Superintelligence, a sci-fi romcom starring Melissa McCarthy and James Corden, has been dubbed one of the worst films of 2020. In the film, an artificial intelligence identifies McCarthy’s character as the most average person on earth, and uses her as a test case to decide whether or not it should end the human race. To befriend McCarthy’s character, the artificial intelligence adopts the voice and personality of her favourite celebrity: the...


Tess Daly: 'Vernon has finally proved himself'

The couple have got over their difficult past


Chrissy Teigen calls Twitter user a ‘piece of s**t’ for criticising Meghan Markle’s essay on miscarriage

Chrissy Teigen has come to the defence of Meghan Markle in a way only Chrissy Teigen would. In a moving essay for The New York Times, the Duchess of Sussex revealed she had a miscarriage earlier this year. Markle wrote about the “unbearable grief” she and Prince Harry experienced after losing their second child. The Duchess received praise from many for opening up about an issue that so many women feel reticent to talk about. On the other hand,...


Miley Cyrus: Her 10 best songs ranked, from ‘Midnight Sky’ to ‘Party in the USA’

Who is Miley Cyrus? It’s one of the most compelling pop-culture mysteries of our time. Is she a vibrant musical chameleon keenly aware of her faults and contradictions? Or a kind of sonic bloodsucker, dipping gracelessly into genres she doesn’t fully understand? Over the course of her fame – all 14 years of it, though it feels somehow both longer and shorter than that – she’s been accused of all of the above. Even Cyrus probably doesn’t know the...


Awards celebrate the best of local talent

Despite COVID-19, the NI Music Prize went ahead this month and while it had to be done online, it was the most incredible evening of positivity, high quality music and emotional speeches.


Signed guitars belonging to Liam Gallagher and Eric Clapton among sale to raise funds for out-of-work roadies

Signed guitars belonging to Liam Gallagher and Eric Clapton and more are set to be sold to raise funds for live music industry workers without jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic.


Cher visits Pakistan to help free ‘world’s loneliest elephant’

Cher is visiting Pakistan to help move the “world’s loneliest elephant” to a new sanctuary after years of neglect. On Friday (27 November), the “Believe” singer will celebrate the departure of Kaavan the elephant from the Pakistani zoo he has lived in for 35 years. For years, animal rights activists have lobbied for Kaavan to be released, with the elephant having been diagnosed as both overweight and malnourished earlier this year. His partner...


I'm A Celeb's Shane and AJ's 'simmering resentment' in 'power struggle' over washing up

EXCLUSIVE: Body language expert Judi James has given her opinion on the escalating feud between Shane Richie and AJ Pritchard as they waged war over the washing up in camp


Kelly Ripa shares heartwarming family photo with husband Mark Consuelos and their children

TV host Kelly Ripa couldn’t be with her husband Mark Consuelos on Thanksgiving but she shared a heartwarming selection of photos of her family and fans loved them


Jude Law Was Warned While Filming Contagion That a Similar Pandemic Was Inevitable

'They all said to us that this was going to happen — and it was a case of when rather than if.'


Miley Cyrus releases new album Plastic Hearts

'Midnight Sky' hitmaker Miley Cyrus has released her new album 'Plastic Hearts' and thanked fans for their support.


Amanda Holden delights with unseen childhood photos of her daughters

Amanda Holden delighted fans with unseen childhood photos of her daughters Lexi and Hollie to celebrate some exciting news


The Harlem teens who started a musical storm – podcasts of the week

Picks of the week Jacked: Rise of the New Jack Sound “You couldn’t help but shake your booty to it!” So says Taraji P Henson, star of Empire and Hidden Figures, and a fan of the R&B, pop, funk and hip-hop melange that made up the new jack sound in the late 80s and early 90s, as pioneered by the likes of Tony! Toni! Toné! In this very listenable – if perhaps over slick – new series from pod powerhouse Wondery and Universal Music Group, she tells...


Last Christmas is available to watch now on Sky Cinema and NOW TV

Will you give it your heart?


Kendall Jenner admits she's 'struggled' with mental health in 2020

'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star Kendall Jenner admits she has "struggled a bit" with her mental health in 2020, but she tries to "be thankful" for her life.


Dua Lipa and FKA twigs have recorded a duet

Dua Lipa has revealed she and FKA Twigs have recorded a duet together and they will give fans a little preview of the track during her Studio 2054 live-stream experience.


Spend Black Friday at home with the best movies about shopping


How the Late Late Toy Show became an unlikely Irish TV institution

It is possibly the most anticipated moment in Ireland’s cultural calendar, a television event that draws huge ratings, unites the diaspora and is parsed as a barometer for the mood of the nation. Expectation builds months in advance, rumours about the theme, leaks about participants, sometimes alarm that the formula may change. At 9.30pm on Friday the theme music will play and it will begin: the 2020 Late Late Toy Show – an annual institution...


Crash review – Cronenberg's auto eroticism still has impact

In 1996, David Cronenberg’s movie Crash, now rereleased in 4K digital, became the subject of the last great “banning” controversy for a new film in Britain. His vision of the erotic car crash got brimstone denunciations from the Evening Standard and the Daily Mail. This delayed its BBFC certificate, and Westminster council issued a solemn edict forbidding it in West End cinemas. But in the 21st century, the press appetite for denouncing shocking...


The Top 10: Bands Named After Films

Thanks to ’Scope Davies for suggesting this one, and starting us off with numbers 5 and 7. 1. The Searchers. Founded as a skiffle group in Liverpool in 1959 by John McNally and Mike Pender, the band took their name from the 1956 John Ford western film. Nominated by Peter Russell, Alwyn Turner and Roger the Saurus. Graham Fildes added: “Worth mentioning that one of John Wayne’s lines repeated several times during the course of the film – ‘That’ll...


Ozzy Osbourne terrified of catching Covid-19 amid emphysema battle


John Boyega scoops Icon prize at 2020 GQ Men of the Year Awards


Culture Club's Wembley gig to go ahead with 1,000-capacity audience

Culture Club's upcoming Christmas gig at The SSE Arena, Wembley, will take place with a 1,000-person audience after London was placed in Tier 2 of the government's localised COVID-19 restrictions.


Jack Whitehall lampoons politicians during GQ Men of the Year Awards

Comedian Jack Whitehall hosted 2020’s virtual GQ Men of the Year Awards, during which he took aim at the government and celebrities during the pandemic. The 32-year-old gave an opening monologue to an empty auditorium, beginning: “We are here at the stunning Coliseum Theatre. Ah, theatres, do you remember them? No, me neither.” He quipped: “We were actually really lucky with this place as it was booked for the Bond premiere, so we got it at a...


Ruth Jones says there 'are no plans to write more Gavin & Stacey' with James Corden

Gavin & Stacey co-creator Ruth Jones has told that she and James Corden don't have any plans to pen any more episodes


Piers Morgan Is No Doubt Loving The Fact Comedian Munya Chawawa Has Named His Debut Single After Him

Internet comedian Munya Chawawa has unveiled his debut single, and it’s one we think could well capture the attention of a certain controversial daytime host. The name of the track? Piers Morgan. After signing a deal with Atlantic Records, Munya debuted his first single on Friday, under the guise of one of his comedy characters, Unknown P, “the UK’s first ‘posh’ drill rapper”. While the song’s music video features a set very reminiscent of the...


Is Queer Cinema Still Too Straight?

With the release of a quartet of LGBT-centred films, from 'Ammonite' to 'Supernova', queer filmmaking hits a purple patch. But there's still something missing


Luke Goss says Bros documentary was a 'magic pill'

According to Luke Goss, the Bros documentary was a "magic pill".


'She's so beautiful': Bindi Irwin shares ultrasound of 'active' baby girl

Bindi Irwin posted an adorable video of her and husband Chandler Powell reacting to watching their daughter's ultrasound.


The Mandalorian just brought back a major Star Wars villain (spoilers)

An important Imperial leader is potentially making a reappearance


2021 is 'definitely looking up,' says Julianne Hough weeks after filing for divorce from Brooks Laich

The "Footloose" actress filed for divorce from Brooks Laich three weeks ago.


'Spencer' producer confirms film is considering British actors for Prince William role after all

The producer of upcoming Princess Diana movie Spencer has confirmed that they will be considering British actors for the role of Prince William. A casting call for the film shared on social media yesterday asked that only holders of European passports apply for the role of the 11-year-old prince — appearing alongside Kristen Stewart as his mother. The notice stated that UK passport holders would not be able to take part in the movie’s German...


Brandee Younger and Dezron Douglas: Force Majeure review – perfect marriage of harp and bass

Brandee Younger is a classically trained harp player who you may have heard guesting with the likes of Lauryn Hill, Common, Drake and the Roots. Under her own auspices, she has been developing a jazz vocabulary for the harp, building on the achievements of Adele Girard, Dorothy Ashby, Alice Coltrane and Zeena Parkins. As well as being an instrument dominated by women (Younger’s latterday peers include Laura Perrudin, Alina Bzhezhinska, Destiny...


From the stars with love: their most expensive gifts


Live music returns to the Alley Theatre for streamed concerts

The Alley Theatre will welcome back live music with a series of four live-streamed concerts, the Pulse Sessions, in the run-up to Christmas, starting on Friday (November 27).


Gemma Collins Pens Heartbreaking Open Letter To Meghan Markle About Her Own Pregnancy Loss

Gemma Collins has penned an open letter to Meghan Markle about her own pregnancy loss, after the Duchess Of Sussex shared her recent experience of miscarriage. Writing in the New York Times earlier this week, Meghan recalled: “After changing [Archie, her son’s] diaper, I felt a sharp cramp. “I dropped to the floor with him in my arms, humming a lullaby to keep us both calm, the cheerful tune a stark contrast to my sense that something was not...