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Elton John - Sharon Osbourne - Martin Kemp - George Michael's sister left mere fraction of inherited fortune behind after tragic death - express - Greece - Cyprus
George Michael's sister left mere fraction of inherited fortune behind after tragic death
It has since been reported she was laid to rest at Highgate Cemetery alongside her brother George's unmarked grave and that of their mum Lesley.Her 2020 funeral had been attended by George's fellow Wham! star Shirley Kemp, and her husband Martin Kemp, formerly of Spandau Ballet.They were accompanied by their I'm A Celebrity star son Roman, who hosts his own Capital FM breakfast show.Melanie, who is outlived by an older sister named Yioda, got together with her and their dad Jack to make a public statement about how much George meant to her before her death.As she typically kept a low profile in comparison to her celebrity brother, despite accompanying him to countless Wham! shows, the words were the last fans heard from her."We have come full circle again and Christmas time (and the holidays), are upon us once more," she wrote, dedicating the message to everyone who knew her - and even their pets."I think we as a family, (there are lots of us, we Greek Cypriots, we're everywhere)!! have come to fully appreciate (although we already knew really), quite how much love there is out there in the world, for both [George] and his beautiful music," she added."We know how much his lyrics can offer support when things are tough and help celebrate when times are good and life is going well."That is just as powerful now as if he were still with us and as many of you say in your messages, it's a gift," Melanie emotionally gushed.Sadly, she would not return to public life after her last statement in honour of her brother.Meanwhile, her last media interview - conducted just a month before her death - revealed her anger with Elton John's suggestion her brother felt "uncomfortable" with his gay identity.Elton had told Sharon Osbourne on
Lee Riley - Jenny Newby - Steve Mail - Gogglebox's Lee Riley's woes over being apart from 'love of my life' amid show shake-up - express - Cyprus
Gogglebox's Lee Riley's woes over being apart from 'love of my life' amid show shake-up
Gogglebox alongside friend Jenny Newby, paid tribute to his partner Steve Mail in a heartfelt Instagram post. Sharing a selfie alongside his other half, Lee lamented that he was not able to celebrate his birthday with him.Lee's heartache comes as Gogglebox has been surprisingly dropped and replaced in the Channel 4 schedules this Friday night.He captioned the shot: “A big Happy birthday to the love of my life have a fabulous day in sunny Cyprus.“Gutted I Carn’t be with you to celebrate,” Lee concluded, alongside two red love hearts.Fans of the TV star rushed to the comments section to wish Steve a happy birthday as they praised the couple on their relationship.Veryblessedlifeisshort commented: “What a beautiful couple you make!!!“Happy Birthday to your better half and I wish you many many more birthdays to celebrate together.”Natsystew added: “How Handsome you both are so happy for you both.”Sadramanson1960l penned: “Happy Birthday Lee, have fantastic holiday, you look amazing and both of you are so happy xx”Mudflail chimed in: “What a handsome couple!”Lee’s emotional post comes after Gogglebox was moved from its usual Friday night slot this week to another evening, due to a special show airing.Channel 4 bosses made the change for the one-off revival of the stand-up and entertainment show Friday Night Live.Instead, this week, the new Gogglebox instalment will air on Saturday night at 9pm.An announcement following Send Nudes: Body SOS on Wednesday night revealed the temporary shake-up.The broadcaster said: "It's one for your diary.
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TUI passengers 'treated like caged animals' after being trapped on tarmac for 6 hours
TUI for allegedly treating them like "caged animals" and "prisoners" after they were trapped on a plane for six hours before take off. Furious travellers claim they were told "lie after lie" as they were shifted around the departure lounge, reportedly given false leaving times and then made to sit on a plane without necessities during a nine-hour delay at Manchester Airport.Passengers said they ran low on milk for their babies, nearly suffered panic attacks and were "physically sick" due to the traumatic wait on September 28. READ MORE TUI passenger forced to 'expose intestine' in smelly plane loo 'leaking urine' They were meant to set off at 6.55am but a string of delays followed as passengers were told to ignore boarding calls, before being made to rush onto an aircraft for an emergency slot to Larnaca, Cyprus.But the "catastrophe" didn't see them depart until around 4pm that day.Melissa, who belonged to a party of 12, claimed TUI failed to announce that their friend had a nut allergy.She said: "Absolutely ridiculous, we lost an afternoon at our villa we booked for our friends 30th and table bookings."Also to add to it, one of our party has a nut allergy and they didn’t announce it till hours into being sat on the plane when someone opened some nuts and we had to ask them not to open them!"Nicholas Labocha said his family had to rely on the "kindness" of others including a passenger named Mandy, to give spare water to his kids Theo and Elsie.The dad, from Telford, Shropshire, said: "We were becoming increasingly concerned that we hadn’t packed enough formula for the baby milk and the kids were becoming more and more agitated.