Sky and Channel 4 rule out Big Brother acquisition

OHMYGOSSIP — Sky and Channel 4 have no plans to acquire ‘Big Brother’.
The Endemol TV series has been axed after 18 years, with Channel 5 announcing that the current series will be its last and hopes for it to be picked up by another broadcaster have been dashed after both Sky and Channel 4 ruled themselves out.
When asked if it would ever air ‘Big Brother’ again, Channel 4 – which dropped the show in 2009 – insisted that it will not be back on the channel.
A message on Channel 4’s Twitter account read: “Hi there, there are no intentions to air #BigBrother on Channel 4 again.”
And replying to a Twitter user, Sky’s account said: “Good Afternoon, there are no plans for Sky One to show Big Brother I’m afraid.”
Host Emma Willis, 42, admitted the decision by Channel 5 to ditch the show came as a shock but she is hopeful it will be picked up by a rival broadcaster.
In a video message, she said: “This is a very strange ‘What You Talking About Willis?’ today because normally it’s a ‘Yay! It’s the launch!’ of our civilian series. But the excitement comes with really a lot of sadness because we have all found out today that ‘Big Brother’ is no more on Channel 5. I feel like I’ve been through this process before. Well I have been through this process before because I worked on the last year on Channel 4 and we like … buried it. Like, genuinely. We had a grave for it and everything in the back garden and then the next thing we know is, ‘Oh wow, it’s coming back.’
“So, the news was a shock, if I’m honest, but I kind of still hold out hope that somebody out there, loves it as much as we all do still and will give it a home in the future because it has been on the TV for a bloody long time and you know it’s part of our popular culture. So it would be sad. It would be sad to see its end at the age of eighteen. It’d be lovely to see it come back for its twentieth anniversary.”

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Fantasia’s Younger Brother ‘Making Leaps And Bounds’ Following Near-Fatal Car Accident [Video]

In the year since Fantasia Barrino’s little brother, Xavier, suffered near-fatal injuries from a horrific car accident, he’s been determined to bounce back and do what many thought would be the impossible… and that’s walk again.

Fanny’s other brother, Ricco Barrino, shared an update about Xavier’s status, saying he’s “making leaps and bounds” with his progress.

Ricco shared the news on Instagram; posting video footage of Xavier slowly walking up and down a mock staircase, with assistance from his nurse, reported ILOSM.

In his caption, Ricco wrote: “The boy @xavierbarrino making leaps and bounds … Please leave comments and cheer this guy on! My #motivation #inspiration #walk #fight #music #riccobarrino #family #littlebrother #hefe would be proud.”

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Xavier was severely injured in a motorcycle accident in September 2017. At that time, Fantasia took to Instagram to ask for prayer: “All of you who follow or see this PLEASE PRAY NOW please please please for my baby Bro please he is my Heartbeat PRAY Warriors PRAY.”

She later posted an updated, stating that her bro had 6 surgeries in 7 days and that he would eventually have to learn to walk again.

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Six months after Xavier’s accident, Fantasia took to Instagram to post a promising video update about his progress. The clip showed baby bro standing for the first time following the accident, with the help of his mother and physical therapist.

“My Father is Awesome @xavierbarrino I’m so proud of you baby You never gave up the fight I TOLD YALL HE WOULD WALK AGAIN AND IM STANDING ON THAT ‘HE WILL’ Father THANK YOU,” Fantasia wrote in the caption.

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September 2018 will mark a year since Xavier’s accident. Wishing him all the best on his road back to a full recovery.

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Julie Chen’s ‘Big Brother’ sign-off lets everyone know where she stands on Les Moonves sexual misconduct scandal

Julie Chen garnered a wave of criticism for the way she seemed to support her husband, Les Moonves, following his exit from CBS amid a sexual misconduct scandal.

Making her first TV appearance since Moonves resigned as CEO of CBS Corp., Chen signed off of “Big Brother” in a way she normally doesn’t…

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Who is Dan Osborne, has the Celebrity Big Brother 3rd place finalist split from wife Jacqueline Jossa and what happened with Gabby Allen?

DAN Osborne was most known for his stint on TV show The Only Way Is Essex – until his private life hit the headlines.

Here’s the lowdown on the Celebrity Big Brother 2018 star who finished in 3rd place, whether the Essex Lad has split from wife Jacqueline Jossa and of course THOSE rumours about housemate Gabby Allen…

Dan Osborne
Ex-Towie star Dan Osborne entered the Celebrity Big Brother house on August 16 with Gabby Allen and finished 3rd
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Who is Dan Osborne?

Dan was born June 27, 1991, and is a reality TV star.

He started his career as a model before landing his breakthrough role on The Only Way is Essex in May, 2013.

Since being axed from the show in 2015, he is now focusing on his fitness and regularly posts gym selfies.

Dan is known for his physique
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When did Dan and Jacqueline Jossa get married?

Dan started dating EastEnders actress Jacqueline Jossa in 2014.

They briefly split at the beginning of their relationship, but quickly rekindled the romance.

Dan proposed to Jacqueline in June 2015, while on a family holiday together in Greece where the couple watched her sister getting married.

While they initially postponed the wedding to adjust to their work schedules, the pair finally tied the knot on Saturday, June 24, 2017, after a two-year engagement.

According to the Daily Mirror, the nuptials took place at the stunning £7million Delamere Manor in Cuddington, Cheshire, formerly owned by Take That frontman Gary Barlow.

Dan is married to actress Jacqueline Jossa
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Have Jacqueline and Dan split and what happened with Gabby Allen?

On May 1, The Sun Online exclusively revealed that the couple had split after a series of rows about Dan working away from home.

The couple decided to “take a break” from the relationship after bust-ups caused by Dan spending time away in Marbella working at a fitness bootcamp.

On June 8, Dan shared a picture of him and daughter Ella snuggling in their family home.

Love Island star Marcel Somerville accused his ex Gabby Allen of cheating with Dan on a work trip in Mallorca.

As well as being hit by claims of an affair, Gabby and Dan were pictured looking close together on a yacht as they enjoyed a holiday at The Holistic Bootcamp in Marbella alongside celeb pals Stephanie Davis and Calum Best.

But Dan was quick to defend the snaps and told one of his Instagram followers that he was merely “speaking and laughing with a friend”.

Gabby has said that nothing happened despite Marcel’s claims, but some viewers are anticipating a romance between her and Dan on the show.


 

How many children does Dan have?

Dan has one son, four-year-old Teddy, from a previous relationship with Megan Tomlin.

Dan’s wife Jacqueline gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Ella Selina, in February 2015.

On January 15, 2018, she revealed she was expecting their second child.

Dan told OK! magazine: “We hadn’t been trying so it was a huge shock. I think I’m still getting my head around it. Kids are a blessing but having three children is going to be a big responsibility.

“I’m not going to lie, I feel quite scared!”

The couple welcomed their second baby girl on June 15, 2018.

When is Celebrity Big Brother on TV?

Celebrity Big Brother launched date on Thursday, August 16, 2018, at 9pm on Channel 5, and will continue every night at the same time – except Saturday, when it airs at 10pm.

Rylan Clark-Neal’s CBBBOTS is also back on our screens at 11.05pm.

Bosses pushed the start date back this year to avoid clashing with the hugely popular Love Island. As The Sun Online previously revealed, this series will focus on retribution.

The official line-up includes the likes of Gabby AllenDan Osborne, and Chloe Ayling.

Stormy Daniels was due to take part but pulled out hours before the live launch.

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Shan’ann Watts Brother ‘Always Worried About Her and the Girls’ But ‘Couldn’t Protect Them’

The younger brother of Shan’ann Watts says that he had always worried about his big sister and her daughters living in Colorado, because he wouldn’t be around to keep them from harm.

In an emotional statement read aloud at Shan’ann’s funeral, Frankie Rzucek remembered his big sister as being an ambitious, loving woman who couldn’t wait to become a mom.

From a young age, I always knew my sister was going to be successful — and nothing would stand in her way,” Rzucek’s statement read.  “She was born to be a mother. Boy, was she ready! Closets were full even before she knew she was pregnant. She couldn’t wait. She was my mom, times ten — whether either one of them wanted to admit it. She had ambition in her eyes and wanted a great life for her children and herself.”

Rzucek went on to say that his sister excelled at motherhood. “They were always well-dressed and well mannered,” he wrote. “She taught them to be brave and independent, just like Shan’ann. She was very successful and independent, before any man came along — and that’s just the way she wanted it.”

But despite Shan’ann’s independence, Rzucek was always concerned about the distance between them.

“I always worried about her and the girls being so far because I couldn’t protect them,” he wrote. “Growing up, she was a perfect role model. She had a lot of friends and was very popular, which made it hard for me being her little brother trying to protect her from heartbreak and other things. She moved out at 18 and never looked back.”

Frankie did not mention Shan’ann’s husband, Chris Watts, who is accused of murdering his entire family. He has previously lashed out at Chris, calling him a “heartless psychopath” and saying that he “stole my whole world.”

Chris Watts has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder as well as other charges in the deaths of his wife and two daughters, Bella, 4. and Celeste, 3. He is being held without bond at the Weld County Jail. He has not yet entered a plea.

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In an interview with police, Chris Watts claimed that he only strangled his wife after he saw her on the baby monitor strangling their two children — a claim that police have said they do not believe.

As the case against Chris Watts continues, Shan’ann’s family continues to mourn the woman who seemed to have the life everyone envied. “She was ready to take on the world, and we know she did,” Frankie Rzucek concluded in his statement. “I love you always, your brother, Frankie.”


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Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace says Roxanne Pallett is ‘most dangerous and vile Celebrity Big Brother housemate EVER’

ROXANNE, quite possibly the most vile, narcissistic and DANGEROUS housemate to ever enter the CBB house!

I was absolutely disgusted with this wretched girls behaviour this week.

Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace has plenty to say about Roxanne Pallett in the Celebrity Big Brother house
Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace has plenty to say about Roxanne Pallett in the Celebrity Big Brother house

This revolting human is ready to potentially RUIN another human in her need for being the centre of attention.

Women need to be listened to and believed in REAL domestic violence situations and then here’s Roxanne dramatising and lying and fantasising about it. SHE NEEDS TO BE LOCKED UP!!!

She makes me so sick, she only asked to sleep in another room because she was confronted by Ben about his feelings.

Nothing to do with Ryan she just used him as a pawn in her pathetic soap opera in her head. She is so transparent it’s a joke!

Roxanne accused Ryan Thomas of punching her 'like a boxer'
Roxanne accused Ryan Thomas of punching her ‘like a boxer’
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As long as there is a drama around her she’s happy. Even if it’s a negative drama that could ruin a mans reputation and potentially his career.

Luckily for Ryan Big Brother sees EVERYTHING, and so did we… her lies are actually mentally disturbing.

Ryan is such a nice guy I’ve met him loads and we have a mutual close friend who is absolutely disgusted, as we all are at Roxanne and her drama and lies.

He’s genuinely such a nice guy. I bet his mind is doing somersaults, worried about all sorts as a result.

Roxanne said: 'Ow that bloody hurt' and rubbed the left side of her body during the incident
Roxanne said: ‘Ow that bloody hurt’ and rubbed the left side of her body during the incident
Aisleyne says Ryan Thomas is 'such a nice guy'
Aisleyne says Ryan Thomas is ‘such a nice guy’
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I know he is because that’s what the house does at the best of times let alone at the worst.

Who on earth voted to save her this week? You all need your phones confiscated!

All this drama has deflected from the fact that Jermaine (germ by name GERM by nature) has totally plummeted in my personal opinion.

The man is MARRIED and made a mockery of his wife his marriage and of Chloe this past week.

Jermaine's antics have been forgotten in the wake of Roxanne's behaviour on CBB
Jermaine’s antics have been forgotten in the wake of Roxanne’s behaviour on CBB


Banter? The excuse was banter?? What the hell is funny about any of that mess?

He really should have gone tonight but I’m actually glad Ben has gone because it will be interesting to see how Roxanne will act now she doesn’t have her go-too to run to.

I felt for Ben he was completely used by Roxanne, maybe that’s his karma though after all he’s admitted to being a cheat and even has a child on the way! Morals of a broken compass….


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Celebrity Big Brother signs up controversial former One Show presenter Hardeep Singh Kohli after sexual harassment claims ended his TV career

CELEBRITY Big Brother’s last signing is controversial former One Show presenter Hardeep Singh Kohli, the Sun’s Bizarre TV column can reveal.

Channel 5 bosses have landed the Sikh comedian, 49, as the mystery fourteenth housemate.

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Celebrity Big Brother’s last minute signing is controversial former One Show presenter Hardeep Singh Kohli[/caption]

He was suspended by the BBC in 2009 for six months amidst allegations of sexual harassment of a researcher and his contract was never renewed.

Hardeep cancelled a number of appearances at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, telling his 41,000 Twitter fans a “last minute TV project” had come up.

He said: “Sincere apologies for the cancellation of the rest of my fringe run.

“A last minute TV project came up.

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He was suspended by the BBC in 2009 for six months amidst allegations of sexual harassment of a researcher and his contract was never renewed[/caption]

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The comedian has struggled to land a job since he got the boot from the Beeb[/caption]

“My profound thanks to @AssemblyFest for yet again being frightful hosts.

“And much love to those that gave me their hour. Love love.”

The Beeb took action after he was accused of pestering a female researched on The One Show when he was working as a reporter.

He was seen as a rising star in the corporation but has struggled to land work since.

A spokeswoman for the BBC said at the time: “Producers of The One Show received a complaint regarding Hardeep’s behaviour towards a production colleague.

“She made no formal complaint and has acknowledged that One Show management took the issue extremely seriously.

“He was reprimanded and immediately apologised. He agreed to take some time away from the show to reflect on his behaviour. This leave of absence has been agreed to be six months.”

However he denied he had been accused of sexual assault but conceded he had “overstepped the mark”.


Hardeep said: “Nobody has accused me of sexual harassment. I recognise I over stepped the mark and have apologised unreservedly.”

Other TV appearances include It’ll Never Work, which won a Bafta, Meet The Magoons, Celebrity Masterchef in 2006, a celebrity edition of The Apprentice and hosted New British Kitchen with John Torode on UKTV.

He has also had stints on the radio including on Radio 2 and 4.

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Bill Murray accused of accosting Carly Simon’s brother at Martha’s Vineyard restaurant

A photographer claims actor Bill Murray “grabbed him” and “poured a drink” on him during a confrontation at a Massachusetts restaurant, police said.

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Supermodel Karlie Kloss engaged to Jared Kushner’s brother Josh

Supermodel Karlie Kloss will tie the knot with longtime boyfriend Joshua Kushner.

Kloss, 25, announced her engagement Tuesday on social media, sharing a sunset snap of her kissing her future groom.

“I love you more than I have words to express. Josh, you’re my best friend and my soulmate,” she…

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The Brother of New York Giants’ Janoris Jenkins Has Been Charged with Manslaughter

(FAIR LAWN, N.J.) — The brother of New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins was arrested and charged Wednesday with manslaughter in the death of a 25-year-man whose body was found in the NFL player’s New Jersey home.

The Bergen County prosecutor’s office said Wednesday 34-year-old William H. Jenkins, of Fair Lawn, was charged with aggravated manslaughter in the death of Roosevelt Rene, whose body was discovered Tuesday.

Acting Prosecutor Dennis Calo said William Jenkins is in custody in the Ontario County Jail in New York state. The investigation is ongoing.

Janoris Jenkins’ home is about 10 miles (16 kilometers) north of MetLife Stadium. Property records show Janoris Jenkins has lived at the house the last two years, and on Wednesday the Bergen County prosecutor’s office listed William Jenkins as living at the same address.

According to New York state department of corrections records, William Jenkins was arrested on drug charges in 2006 and again in 2011. He was paroled from prison in July 2016.

Janoris Jenkins is entering his third season with the Giants. The 29-year-old signed a five-year, $ 62.5 million contract with the team in 2016 and had an outstanding first season when he was selected to be a starter in the 2017 Pro Bowl.

His second season did not go as well. The veteran was suspended for a game for violating team rules in late October and eventually had his season end in late November by an ankle injury that required surgery.

He has intercepted 16 passes in six seasons and scored nine touchdowns.

Jenkins played at Florida from 2008-10 before finishing his college career at North Alabama. He was drafted in the second round by the St. Louis Rams in 2012. He played four seasons with the Rams.

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Big Brother Season 20 Contestants Revealed: A Life Coach, a Vegas Entertainer and an Undercover Cop Walk Into a House…

Winston Hines, Bayleigh Dayton, JC Monduix, Big BrotherBig Brother is back–sans celebrities for season 20–with 16 new contestants ready to move into the house and provide you with hours of entertainment. This season’s crop of players include a…

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9-year-old sells $6K worth of lemonade to help sick brother

GREENWOOD, S.C. — A 9-year-old South Carolina boy selling lemonade to help his sick baby brother raised nearly $ 6,000 in two hours Saturday. Andrew Emery wants to help his parents pay for the medical bills for his little brother Dylan. The infant suffers from Krabbe disease, a rare and often lethal neurological condition. So on…
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Chris Hemsworth dancing to Miley Cyrus’s “Wrecking Ball” (which may or may not be about his brother) is a gift

Chris Hemsworth dancing to Miley Cyrus’s “Wrecking Ball” (which may or may not be about his brother) is a gift


Chris Hemsworth dancing to Miley Cyrus’s “Wrecking Ball” (which may or may not be about his brother) is a gift

Hi, hello there. Having a particularly long week? Stressed that it’s somehow only Thursday? We here at HelloGiggles feel you. That’s why, on this blessed day, we’re gifting you video footage of Chris Hemsworth dancing to his future sister-in-law Miley Cyrus’ breakup anthem, “Wrecking Ball” with his three children in their living room. Because we all deserve to see the Hemsworth family dog bewildered by insane dancing.

Sure, Chris is known for his tough-guy Thor muscles and for wielding superhero powers, but the man has some seriously sweet dance moves, and it’s everything we never knew we needed in life. He shared the  hilarious video to his Twitter account, and we’re thanking Odin he did. (Again, the best part? Probably the dog. But also maybe the kids. Actually no — we love EVERYTHING about this equally).

While it’s never been officially confirmed, it’s widely speculated that Miley wrote “Wrecking Ball” after her temporary breakup with Chris’s younger brother, Liam. But it seems there’s no awkwardness here, because Chris tagged his baby bro and future sister-in-law in the video.

And how did Miley feel about older bro Chris hitting peak dad status by breaking it down to one of her most iconic songs? She loved it, of course, sharing the clip to her Twitter page, red heart emojis all around.

And because it is Thursday, we’ll bless you again, this time with a throwback clip of Chris showing off his moves on Season 5 of Australia’s Dancing with the Stars, which, coincidentally, aired just as “Wrecking Ball” hit number one on the charts.

And in case you’re still in need of a throwback moment today, here’s the “Wrecking Ball” video, which still hits us right in the feels.

If his career as an Avenger ever fizzles, at least we know Chris has some impressive dance skills to fall back on…and Miley’s got no shortage of hits for him to break it down to.

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Meghan Markle’s brother warns Prince Harry

OHMYGOSSIP — Meghan Markle’s half brother has urged Prince Harry not to wed the actress.
Thomas Markle Jr. has penned an open letter to the flame-haired royal, telling him that Meghan is “obviously not the right woman” for him.
In the letter, shared with In Touch Weekly, he wrote: “As more time passes to your royal wedding, it became very clear that this is the biggest mistake in royal wedding history. Meghan Markle is obviously not the right woman for you. I’m confused why you don’t see the real Meghan that the whole world now sees. Meghan’s attempt to act the part of a princess like a below C average Hollywood actress is getting old.
“What kind of person starts out by using her own father until he’s bankrupt, then forgets about him in Mexico leaving him broke, over mostly all her debts. And when it’s time to pay him back she forgets her own father like she never knew him. It’s very apparent that her tiny bit of Hollywood fame has gone to her head. Not to mention, to top it all off, she doesn’t invite her own family and instead invites complete strangers to the wedding.
“Who does that? You and the royal family should put an end to this fake fairytale wedding before it’s too late. Meghan is still my sister. She is family. So whatever happens is up to her, whether she wants to forget knowing me or the rest of her family, family comes first. Also, you would think that a royal wedding would bring a torn family closer together, but I guess we’re all distant family to Meg.”
Thomas Markle Jr. has not seen his sister since 2011 when they both attended their grandmother Doris’ funeral. He also claims he has not been invited to the royal wedding, which takes place on May 19.

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Big Brother star Alex Lee reveals she’s gay as she shows off completely different look after major makeover

FORMER Big Brother star Alex Lee has revealed she’s gay in a new interview.

The reality star also looks completely unrecognisable after ditching her Barbie look from the 2011 series and undergoing a dramatic £60k transformation.

Alex Lee now looks completely different from her 2011 Big Brother appearance after a £60k transformation
Alex Lee now looks completely different from her 2011 Big Brother appearance after a £60k transformation

The currently single star told Diva magazine, “I’ve known since I was younger that I’ve been attracted to women.

“It’s only quite recently that I was able to find the strength to come out and say, ‘Look, I’m gay.’”

Alex revealed she dated a woman for one and a half years but isn’t really looking for a serious romance.

And more then seven years on from her stint in Big Brother, she says she’s in a “completely different place” from her reality show incarnation.

 

 

Alex Lee shot to fame as a Barbie wannabe on Big Brother in 2011
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Alex Lee looks a world away from her appearance on Big Brother
Alex Lee looks a world away from her appearance on Big Brother
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In recent snaps on the reality star’s Twitter account, she now sports a demure brunette hairstyle and has ditched the fake tan for a natural glow.

She told the mag part of her new look is down to surgery after “coming into some money” following her stint on Big Brother where she came in third.

She said: “I was lucky enough to come into some money after Big Brother and that’s what I spent it on. “In a way it’s sad, because when I saw myself on telly, it wasn’t me. It wasn’t what I thought I looked like. It really affected me over the years with body dysmorphia.”

 

Alex Lee has completely transformed her look
Twitter
The star has dropped the fake tan and make-up now
Twitter

She added: “Using the money and getting surgery and changing the way I looked, it’s made me into the person I always wanted to be.

“It’s like a fresh start. 2018’s definitely my year.”

The star gave up her job as cabin crew for an airline to go into the house in September 2011, but spoke of her horror after being trolled online over her appearance.

 

Alex openly joked about her changed appearance
Twitter

The star was known for her love of tiny pink outfits, fake tan and heavy make-up – but she’s dropped it all in the years since the show, and looks totally different now.

She went on to have lip fillers, eyebrow and lip tattoos, facial fillers, Botox, and top-of-the-range hair extensions, as well as liposuction on her stomach in 2013.

Alex had lip fillers and botox
Alex had lip fillers and botox
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Alex previously revealed to The Sun that she overhauled her image after watching herself back in the 2011 series, and being left feeling “horrified” by her appearance.

She even appeared on Snog Marry Avoid to try to ditch the Barbie look once and for all.


 

“At the time I thought I was girlie and glam, but watching it back I saw myself as ugly, overweight and disgustingly tacky in head-to-toe pink,” she previously said.

“I was mortified and cancelled all public appearances. I even stopped going out.

“Instead, I stayed in to read the comments about me online.”

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Kanye West: Trump Is ‘My Brother’ But Kim Told Me to Stop Praising Him

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If there is anything that can get Kanye West to let up on his unabashed “love” for Donald Trump, it might be his wife Kim Kardashian West.

In the middle of a never-ending tweetstorm about the “dragon energy” he shares with the president Wednesday afternoon, West shared this update with his fans and followers: “my wife just called me and she wanted me to make this clear to everyone. I don’t agree with everything Trump does. I don’t agree 100% with anyone but myself.”

It was the surest sign yet that the people in his life are worried about what this new conservative streak might do for his brand and reputation.

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Leading Economist and His Brother Launch The Black Business School

After Lawrence Watkins helped his brother Boyce Watkins, Ph.D., a leading financial scholar and economist, launch a successful speaking career, the two joined forces again to create The Black Business School.

“We combined the best parts and removed the worst parts of our collective business school experience as both a professor and student,” said Lawrence Watkins. Our goal is to help African Americans obtain a culturally relevant, yet practical education in all things wealth building at a price they can afford. As of today, we’ve had over 56,000 students who have either registered for our free or paid courses on the platform.”

Black Enterprise caught up with Watkins to learn more.

 In comparison to attending a traditional college, what’s the value that the Black Business School offers participants?

  • Cultural relevance – Unless a person attended an HBCU or was in the Africana Studies department of a predominately white institution, they probably have had very little interaction with black instructors, especially in business. We solve this problem as the large majority of our instructors are black. We are especially proud to have brought on Dr. Claud Anderson, author of PowerNomics, to teach a course on community economic development. He has already done two public lectures with Boyce that has been popular with our audience.

 

  • Practical education – A fundamental fallacy of college education for black people is that the universities teach you how to work for someone else, but not yourself. If we owned the majority of institutions that control our day-to-day lives, then this would be OK. Unfortunately, we don’t. Therefore, we need to deploy a different strategy to gain wealth as a community. Our courses focus on the subjects that are practically applicable to teach our students how to make money now. We conclude some theory, but practicality is the focus. We also focus our attention on the subject areas where black people can make their money without having many institutional gatekeepers. These areas of focus are small business & entrepreneurship, securities investing, real estate investing, marketing & sales, personal finance, data & technology, and leadership & personal development. The first three paths already exist in our organization but will be expanding to the other four over the next several months.

 

  • Low cost – Traditional college is putting a lot of students in debt. I know as I also have a couple of those fancy degrees. I ask myself if it was worth it often. I don’t want the rest of our community to have to make the same choice. I want them to be able to get an education and also buy the real estate that will help them attain generational wealth. We price our programs at a rate to where most students can pay out of pocket instead of taking out $ 100,000 in student loans. We are very proud of this fact.

What are your most popular courses?

The course that initially kicked off the acceleration of the BBS was Black Money 102: How to Invest in the Stock Market by Dr. Boyce Watkins. We noticed from social media there were many people in our community that did not know the basics of stock market investing. So, Boyce took the financial concepts that he taught at Syracuse University and shared that knowledge with the black community. Currently, we’ve had about 4,000 current & past students in this one class alone.

We launched a crypto-currency and blockchain investing initiative because we believe that Blockchain technology represents the next frontier of technological innovation. Part of this initiative involved creating the world’s largest African & African-American focused investing community at 60,000+ members. In December, we had over 22,000 people register to attend our online Crypto Investing Summit. Our premium blockchain mastermind, the Digital Underground, has had over 1,400 enrollments. The first token that has come out from the Digital Underground mastermind is LUV. LUV is an immutable Ethereum smart contract, an ERC-20 backed blockchain token that focuses on spreading awareness, education, and adoption of blockchain technology usage. LUV is priceless and cannot be bought. Authentic LUV is only given away for free.

 

 

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Omarosa Says on ‘Celebrity Big Brother,’ Mike Pence Would Be Worse Than Trump

The Omarosa post-White House leaks continue on “Celebrity Big Brother” … now she’s saying the country would be begging for Donald Trump back if Mike Pence got into office. Omarosa was dishing some dirt about her former gig on Monday night’s…

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Brother of Astronaut Jeanette Epps Demands NASA to Reinstate His Sister to ISS Mission

After being removed from an International Space Station (ISS) mission, the brother of African American Astronaut Dr. Jeanette Epps is calling out the NASA for overt “racism.”

Last year, it was announced that Epps would be the first African American crew member scheduled to go on the ISS in June 2018. Epps, however, was abruptly pulled off the team last week. Instead, she’s been asked to return to NASA’s Astronaut Office in Texas and is being replaced by Serena Auñón-Chancellor, who joined the astronaut corps in 2009 and has been at NASA since 2006.

“Serena Auñón-Chancellor, who previously was assigned to Expedition 58/59, has been reassigned to the Expedition 56/57 crew, launching in June,” reads a statement from NASA released on Thursday. “She is taking the place of astronaut Jeanette Epps, who will return to NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston to assume duties in the Astronaut Office and be considered for assignment to future missions.”

A NASA spokesperson declined to detail a reason for the change, stating “a number of factors are considered when making flight assignments; these decisions are personnel matters for which NASA doesn’t provide information.”

Although Epps has yet to comment on the matter, her brother, Henry Epps, has launched a petition on MoveOn.org demanding that she be returned to the mission. He also expressed outrage over the change on Facebook and accused NASA of intentionally “holding her back,” reports Newsweek.

“My sister Dr. Jeannette Epps has been fighting against oppressive racism and misogynist in NASA and now they are holding her back and allowing a Caucasian Astronaut to take her place!” Henry Epps wrote on Saturday in a Facebook post that has since been removed.

 

“My sister deserves a chance just life [sic] her white peers! This administration policies and culture is reprehensible against their stance against women and minorities in this nation. We have lost all of the gains we gained over the past 40 years in one year? No more!” he added. “We cannot continue to tolerate what is going on in America but we must stand together and stand behind our people and our [sic] nation!”

The petition garnered over 850 signatures by Monday afternoon.

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Celebrity Big Brother viewers horrified as Amanda Barrie clips Wayne Sleep’s toenails in the bath

CELEBRITY Big Brother viewers were left reaching for the sick bucket after last night’s toe-curling viewing saw Amanda Barrie clip Wayne Sleep’s toenails.

The “stomach-churning” moment happened as the Coronation Street legend was in charge of giving the dancer a bath.

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Scenes also saw Amanda sponge down Wayne’s armpits, before moving on to the dreaded pedicure.

Moaning that it was viewing they wish they could ‘unsee’, viewers quickly flocked to Twitter to express their disgust.

“Oh my god. Oh my god 🙈. I cannot deal with Amanda Barrie bathing Wayne and clipping his flipping toe nails ffs!! 😂 #CBB,” griped one fan.

Another bemoaned: “watching amanda cutting waynes toenails has ruined my day #cbb.”

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“‘Year of the woman’ Ann on her knees and Amanda clipping a gents toenails after bathing him…#cbbmy day #cbb,” a third viewer remarked.

The nauseating scenes came just a day after Andrew Brady sucked on Rachel Johnson’s toes while giving her a foot massage.

The author – who is the sister of Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson – lay blindfolded as the Apprentice star rubbed her feet, before taking things to the next level and sticking her toes in his mouth.

Meanwhile, last night’s CBBBOTS revealed that five celebrities will face the public vote for elimination on Friday night.

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Ann Widdecombe, Daniel O’Reilly, John Barnes, Rachel Johnson and Andrew Brady are the five stars nominated for eviction.

Friday will see host Emma Willis reveal, not one, but two celebrities who have been ousted from the famous compound.


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Nicki Minaj’s Brother Found Guilty In Child Rape Case — Facing 25 Years To Life In Prison

The verdict is in: Jelani Maraj, the brother of Nicki Minaj, has been found guilty of sexually assaulting his former stepdaughter. For the hideous crime of raping an 11-year-old girl, he now faces life in prison.


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Vegas Shooter’s Brother Evaded Law Enforcement for Years, Set Booby Traps

The tactics Stephen Paddock’s brother used to avoid authorities are being described as “evil smart” … and have disturbing connections to the Vegas shooting. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ … Bruce Paddock has been on the run for more than 2…

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Not So Fast! Nicki Minaj Will NOT Take the Witness Stand in Brother Jelani’s Child Rape Trial, His Legal Team Lied

Nicki Minaj will NOT be testifying as a witness in her brother Jelani’s child rape trial, despite what his legal team may have said.

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Sources close to Nicki tell TMZ … she won’t be involved in any way in Jelani Maraj‘s Long Island court case, where he stands accused of raping an 11-year-old girl — his stepdaughter at the time.

We’re told Minaj never planned to take the stand, and her bro’s legal team telling news outlets she was on their witness list was simply false. There were reports Nicki would testify the alleged victim’s mom tried to extort her for millions.

Jelani’s trial started last week, but the bottom line here is Nicki won’t be anywhere near the proceedings.

We reached out to Jelani’s attorney who told us, “I have no idea, we’ll see.”

It’s best for Nicki to stay as far away from this as she can.

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Harvey Weinstein Fired by Weinstein Company Board, Brother

After allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein made headlines this week, the Weinstein Company's board of directors have announced his termination. Weinstein was notified of the decision today via e-mail, according to

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Liam Gallagher wants to ‘hug it out’ with brother Noel

OHMYGOSSIP — Liam Gallagher wants to “hug it out” and stop feuding with his brother Noel.
The 45-year-old musician has been warring with his older sibling and musical rival Noel since their band Oasis split in 2009, and although the pair are still at loggerheads, Liam has admitted he would be open to the possibility of them meeting up and putting the past behind them.
He said: “I hope we make up. Not just for Oasis but for brothers. Enough is enough now. I know I wind him up. I have put it out there enough times, but I think he doesn’t want to know. I reckon we would have to meet up and hug it out, as they say.”
Despite wanting to reach out and patch things up, the ‘Wall of Glass’ hitmaker still thinks his 50-year-old sibling looks “miserable” these days, and joked he was simply hungry for some fast food.
Speaking to the Sunday Mirror newspaper, he added: “He looks so miserable, like he’s dying for a f***ing KFC.”
Meanwhile, the ‘For What It’s Worth’ singer recently revealed that despite his feud with Noel – who is now the frontman of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – he “loves” the brother he used to be in a band with, and simply thinks he’s “changed” in recent years.
Liam said: “I love my brother. The geezer I used to be in a band with – I f***ing adore him. Now he’s like guy smiley, he’s mister f***ing happy, I just look at him and I just go ‘F*** off’, that ain’t the brother I know. But the one I was in a band with, having a beer and a laugh with, without a doubt I adore him. But people do change, some for the better – some for the worse.”

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Aaron Carter Says Brother Nick Hasn’t Reached Out Since He Came Out as Bisexual

Aaron Carter says he’s received amazing support since coming out as bisexual … but apparently not yet from his brother. The singer clammed up at the D.C. airport Saturday morning when he got asked if his bro, Nick Carter, had contacted him since…

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Chance The Rapper’s Younger Brother Comes Out As Bisexual

Chance the Rapper’s younger brother Taylor Benntt came out of the closet as bisexual on Twitter Tuesday.

The Chicago-born MC reportedly decided to share the news on the eve of his 21st birthday.

Following his coming out, Bennett received an outpouring of support and positive reactions from fans on Twitter.

Bennett is one of a growing pool of men in the hip hop world who are challenging traditional ideals of masculinity by living authentically. Rapper Young Thug made waves in 2016 by first wearing a dress on the cover of his new album, and later told the world that he wants people to “stop believing in gender.”

We’re grateful for people like Bennett who are embodying their truth and hope to see more men of color in the entertainment industry living openly and visibly in the future.

Congrats, Taylor! Welcome to the family.

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Brother Ali, Hip-Hop’s Truth-Teller, Speaks

Brother Ali is one of hip-hop’s most honest and outspoken cultural critics of this generation. The Minneapolis MC has released five studio albums and four EP’s all under the Rhymesayers banner. This is a small segment of our hour-long conversation in which Brother Ali took time out of his schedule to speak about some of the current challenges he sees in the community and the legacy of his label Rhymesayers as they celebrate 20 years in hip-hop.

Giving the current relationship between law enforcement and the community, is there a path forward to co-exist?

People are very afraid of the term “radical.” And for the people who know a change needs to happen, for people of good conscience and intentions, who know that things are not right — those divide into two approaches, not that a person has to believe completely in one; they are not necessarily mutually exclusive. On one hand, you have progressives who say that this is a good system, that is just not operating properly and we need to make progress within this system. We can work within the system and do better. Part of Martin Luther King’s life in 1963 when he made the “I Have a Dream” speech, he would have been considered a progressive. Whereas, contrasted with Malcolm X, who was saying that the system never had poor people in mind, never had black people in mind, it never had women in mind, and so Malcolm would be considered a radical. There are people who are radical, like Malcolm, who would say the system is fundamentally flawed and there needs to be radical changes. Radical doesn’t necessarily mean violent. The conservatives have conflated these issues to imply that radical means that somebody wants to kill people, and to be violent. That’s what they said about Malcolm, they said Malcolm is the violent one, Martin Luther King is the non-violent one and it’s much more complicated than that. Malcolm never committed any violence and never told anyone to commit violence. Malcolm may have asked the question, why is America violent in all of her disputes?

This idea that is pervaded by people of power that being a radical means that you’re violent. I would say that my philosophy is that there are some very flawed things in the make-up of our civilization, and that those things ought to be addressed. Does that mean that I don’t believe in progress action? I think short-term, progressive things are good. Is that the ultimate solution? No, it’s definitely not.

Because you speak honestly, the media gravitates to your criticisms of society as oppose to some of the more compassionate lyrics in your music. Are you optimistic about the future?

I’m not necessarily optimistic. I have a degree of hope that is related to my faith. I do believe in a creator. I do believe that there is a cause and a meaning behind the universe; and behind life. And I believe that that creator is always in complete control. That’s on a very personal level. Now, that doesn’t mean that we’re not supposed to speak out and fight injustice. It doesn’t mean that we’re not supposed to be building community. And honestly, that has become more and more of my focus — rather than fighting injustices, watering the good plants. I did a lot of organizing and activism around fighting institutions like banks and the police department — trying to hold them accountable — and I feel great about all of that, but what I’ve really found lately to be more worthy of my time and energy is just trying to build the things that I want to see more of. And that is trying to really foster and nurture community.

When I look at hip-hop culture, there are so many artists worried about technology; is that something that concerns you within hip-hop?

Yeah, I keep using the term global “monoculture,” but I think that’s what the modern age is about. I really feel the modern age is about separating us from meaning, separating us from each other, separating information from poetry, separating information from beauty, separating the heart from the mind, instead of holistic living. And that’s what we really should be promoting and talking about; and that’s what we should really be trying to get right; how do we live together. I do talk a lot about what’s wrong, both in my personal life and also in society, but I also try to always be inviting. Ultimately, I’m not condemning for the sake of condemning. This music is here for everyone. I’m here for everybody. My heart — and I hope I’m not making a false claim — but my heart field includes everybody.

I saw you perform last year, headlining the Home Away From Home Tour. After the show, I saw you greet every fan and they left with an overwhelming feeling of love.

I appreciate you saying that. On an ego level — which is a dangerous level to really exist on, because our ego will always destroy us — but on an ego level, as artists we want to be understood, and we think we deserve to be understood. And for me, when I’m at my most base level, when I’ve experienced being the most bitter or despair, it’s because I don’t feel like I’m being understood. There are two dimensions at the same time; on the one hand, there is open-embrace, love, and hope. And on the other side, because I love us so much — if you love a person, you hate when they are hurt. If someone you know is being treated unjustly, then you hate that injustice. So the songs in which I’m angry, I’m extraordinarily angry, and the songs that I’m loving, I’m extraordinarily loving, and they are tied to each other, but I agree that people tend to focus on whichever side serves them best.

Looking back, what do you think the Rhymesayers legacy has been over the last 20 years?

What I think Rhymesayers had a role in bringing to the table was that their fans did not have to be traditional hip-hop fans. Artists can make an entire career touring in cities where major hip-hop artists never went before. And also, you don’t have to have what is seen as the typical hip-hop story, or content, or delivery, or presentation. It’s only been very recently that’s been normal. That’s Rhymesayers, but we’re not the only ones to do that. Living Legends had a hand in that, Def Jux had a hand in that, Tech N9ne had a hand in that. But when you look at the label, Rhymesayers has stood the test of time. And we’ve done it in a way that is very legitimate and respectful to the culture.

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Brother And Sister Star As Billy Porter And Cyndi Lauper In Adorable Recreation Of Gap Ad

Kembe and India Howerton saw a Gap ad featuring “Kinky Boots” Tony Award winners Cyndi Lauper and Billy Porter and thought they were looking in a futuristic mirror.

Their mom, Kristen Howerton, who blogs at Rage Against The Minivan and also on The Huffington Post, helped the siblings recreate that ad for fun, and posted the image on her social media accounts. The resemblance is adorably uncanny:

Gap’s official Twitter account responded to Howerton, calling the side-by-side photo recreation “Worthy of a Tony!” According to Broadway.com, Lauper and Porter spread their show’s message of tolerance as part of Gap’s “Make Love” campaign.

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Brother International PT-2030VP Electronic Labeling System

Brother International PT-2030VP Electronic Labeling System


With its included AC adapter and carry/storage case the PT-2030VP offers a total solution for professionals that are on-the-go!, Create durable laminated labels for indoor or outdoor use in a variety of colors and sizes – up to 18mm wide – using one of 4 fonts 16 framing options 10 type styles or an array of symbols, Even use the new Label Collection feature to gain quick access to over 50 pre-designed labels for Files Office Signage – and more!, This advanced model features a manual tape cutter and a large 16-character x 2-line graphical display for easy viewing, Print up to 5 lines of text on each label – even preview labels before printing, With its sleek modern design the PT-2030VP complements most any office or home office, Media type: Tape, Media size: 0, 14” 0, 24” 0, 35” 0, 47” 0, 71”, Print method: Thermal transfer, Maximum mono print speed: 0, 39 in/s, Maximum print resolution: 180 dpi, Features: Qwerty time function date function vertical printing horizontal printing mirror printing barcode printing manual cutter auto numbering auto incrementation, Physical Characteristics:, Color: Black and White, Dimensions: 2, 30” Height x 6, 50” Width x 8, 50” Depth, Miscellaneous:, Package Contents: PT-2030VP Desktop Labeler 0, 7” (18 mm) x 13, 1 (4m) Black on White laminated ”TZ” starter tape AC Adapter Carry Case User’s Guide, SKU: DHPT2030VP

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