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April Ashley: Inside life of Britain's first transgender pioneer - from slums to Vogue
Pride programmes celebrating the LGBT community saw the story of April Ashley told, detailing how she became one of the UK's most prominent transgender equality campaigners.The Extraordinary Life of April Ashley took viewers back to her gritty upbringing in Liverpool's slums, through to starring in films, modelling for British Vogue and her controversial divorce court battle.Ashley, who died last year at the age of 86, became one of the first people in Britain known to have gone through gender reassignment surgery, in what proved to be a painful procedure abroad, after she was outed in the press.The documentary, which aired at 10pm on Monday July 4, was designed to “take the audience inside the intimate reality of the transgender experience” and explored how Ashley “paved the way for future generations of transgender people”, according to Channel 4.April Ashley was a transgender model, dancer, restaurant owner and equalities campaigner who was involved in the landmark divorce trial Corbett v Corbett.Born George Jamieson in Liverpool, Ashley suffered from calcium deficiency during her childhood and required weekly injections at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in the city’s West Derby area.Her obituary in The Telegraph suggests she knew at 15 she wanted to become a woman but signed-up with the Merchant Navy a year later, only to be given an dishonourable discharge after an alleged suicide attempt.At the age of 25, after embarking on a career in Paris as a part of a drag cabaret act, Ashley went to Morocco where she had gender reassignment surgery.She returned to Britain and became a successful fashion model, appearing in British Vogue for which she was photographed by David Bailey.Ashley also won a small role in the '60s
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Great British Bake Off winner Peter Sawkins forced to break silence on ‘coming out’ rumour
Instagram reels yesterday sparked rumours that he had “come out” as a member of the LGBTQ+ community.The Great British Bake Off star issued a clarification today in view of his 251,000 followers. “Clarification of a recent reel,” he wrote.“I am trying to address this with sensitivity and kindness.“I recently posted a reel from my holiday. “Some news sites and comments celebrated this as me coming out, and I can appreciate how this has happened. READ MORE: Elton John ‘booed by crowd’ at farewell tour after Newcastle quip“However, this is not the case. I do not identify as LGBTQ+.“I fully support the LGBTQ+ community and will try to be an ally as best as I can.“Representation within the LGBTQ+ community across society is incredibly important.“This is why I felt the need to clarify in this story.“Written with love, Peter,” the expert baker concluded.Peter’s story post comes after some people interpreted him to have revealed himself to be in a same-sex relationship on Saturday. The star was inundated with supportive messages after sharing snaps of himself and someone many believed to be his partner while on holiday in Morocco.Peter was holding hands with the mystery individual, as the track I Found You by Stephen Sanchez played.In his caption, Peter wrote: “Wanderlust | wun•der•lust (n.) a strong desire for or impulse to wander or travel the world. “Collect memories not things.
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Shailene Woodley shows off injury while sunbathing on Moroccan vacation
Shailene Woodley is currently enjoying a luxury vacation abroad, however, her sun-soaked getaway has been tarnished ever-so-slightly by an unfortunate injury. The Big Little Lies actress took to Instagram with a snapshot of herself catching some rays while lounging on a sun-lounger in Morocco. MORE: Shailene Woodley's undergoes biggest hair transformation She looked tanned and toned in black bikini bottoms and a cropped vest but she also modeled an ice pack on her ankle. WATCH: Shailene Woodley talks filming 'Insurgent' and what it was really likeShailene explained what had happened in the caption which read: "Morocco, you're incredible, but your tiny little 3 sneaky hidden steps everywhere are a real [expletive]."Despite her injury, her surroundings looked amazing and Shailene's fans rushed to comment on them. MORE: Reese Witherspoon shares never-before-seen photos with Big Little Lies co-stars MORE: Reese Witherspoon's kitchen inside Nashville home belongs in a showroom"Oh no! But also I love this picture," wrote one, while another added: "Welcome to Morocco," and a third said: "You look amazing."A post shared by shailene woodley (@shailenewoodley)Shailene wasn't going to let her injury spoil her vacation Hours earlier, she had shared a video of herself doing the limbo during a fun night on the town. Shailene didn't reveal who she's vacationing with but she reportedly split from her boyfriend, Aaron Rodgers, 38, for the second time earlier this year. MORE: Reese Witherspoon's spring gingham dress is the perfect WFH chicMORE: Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon pose on the beach in nostalgic photoThey were spotted together on vacation in March, but have since rumored to have called it quits again. A post shared by
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Tom Hanks demands crowds ‘back the f**k off’ after wife Rita Wilson is nearly knocked over
supports HTML5 videoTom Hanks was forced to rush to protect his wife after she was nearly knocked over by people crowding her after they left a restaurant.Fans spotted the actor and his wife out in New York City, with the two of them heading back to a car.However, some people got a bit too close, with Tom seen accidentally colliding with one man in his path, while another crashed into Rita, causing her to stumble.‘Stop it,’ Rita said.‘Back the f**k off!’ Tom shouted. ‘Knocking over my wife?’Tom and Rita, both 65, were escorted into a car, as people could be heard apologising to him.The actor looked dapper in a black shirt and blue suit as he and Rita, who looked stunning in an all-black look, stepped out for dinner in New York.Meanwhile, the actor has been promoting his upcoming film Elvis, recently appearing in London and Sydney before heading home to the US.Elvis follows Presley (Austin Butler) as he rises to fame in the 1950s while maintaining a complex relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Tom). The biopic was filmed on the Gold Coast where the latest premiere was held, and Tom said ‘there [was] no better place in the world to make a motion picture’. ‘I’ve shot films in Morocco and Los Angeles and New York City and Seattle and in Berlin,’ he recently said.He added: ‘None of them have what the Gold Coast have, and what is that? Two words.
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Tom Hanks rages at fan to 'back the f**k up' as wife is almost knocked over
Hollywood actor Tom Hanks raged at a fan to "back the f**k up" after they almost knocked over his wife Rita Wilson.The 65-year-old was leaving a restaurant with his partner in New York when a gathering of rowdy fans started to form.Movie lovers were trying to get a snap of the star as they made their way to a car last night, although one fan got a little too close to the famous couple and caused Rita to stumble overForrest Gump star Tom then raged at the fan as he yelled at him to "back the f**k up".Tom continued to rage at the fan as he said: "Knocking over my wife?!”Some of the people at the scene tried to apologise to the star for what had just happened as a few shouted back: "Sorry about that Tom!” But Tom ignored one fan as he got into the car when they asked what he was doing out in New York with Rita.Before the commotion occurred, the Saving Private Ryan actor was enjoying a meal with his wife.The outing comes after the Hollywood actor sparked health concerns with his fans recently. While he was discussing his latest film, Elvis, his hands were spotted shaking while holding a microphone.Promoting the Baz Luhrmann movie in Sydney last week, the actor addressed the audience on stage as he clutched the microphone with his right hand.Speaking to the crowd he said: "There is no better place in the world to make a motion picture than right here on the Gold Coast."I've shot films in Morocco and Los Angeles and New York City and Seattle and in Berlin."None of them have what the Gold Coast have, and what is that? Two words.
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'Back the f**k up' Tom Hanks rages at fan as wife is almost knocked over amid health fears
Tom Hanks raged at aggressive fans as he and his wife Rita Wilson were leaving a restaurant in midtown, New York City last night.The star told one fan to “back the f**k up” after the rowdy group of fans led to Rita stumbling over.  Tom and Rita were swarmed by movie lovers taking pictures of them as they made their way to a car in the US city last night.The movie star yelled at fans when they got so close to them that it caused Rita to trip.“Back the f**k up!” he yelled incredulously. “Knocking over my wife?!”“Sorry about that Tom!” a couple of the men present at the scene shouted to the movie star. “What are they doing out here?” another asked, as the star was helped into his car.Tom and Rita were enjoying dinner together last night before the altercation occurred. It comes after the Forrest Gump actor sparked health fears this week.Tom’s hands were spotted shaking while discussing his new film, Elvis.  The Hollywood star was promoting Baz Luhrmann's new biopic in Sydney this week. Addressing the audience on stage, Tom clutched a microphone with his right hand.He said: "There is no better place in the world to make a motion picture than right here on the Gold Coast.""I've shot films in Morocco and Los Angeles and New York City and Seattle and in Berlin."None of them have what the Gold Coast have, and what is that? Two words.
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Tom Hanks fans concerned after actor’s hands shake during Elvis screening in Australia
Fans of Tom Hanks have expressed concern after the actor was seen shaking at the latest screening of his new movie Elvis.The Forrest Gump actor made an appearance at the premiere of Baz Luhrmann’s biopic about late rock n’ roll icon Elvis Presley in Sydney, Australia on Tuesday. Elvis follows Presley (Austin Butler) as he rises to fame in the 1950s while maintaining a complex relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Hanks). The biopic was filmed on the Gold Coast where the latest premiere was held, and Hanks said ‘there [was] no better place in the world to make a motion picture’. ‘I’ve shot films in Morocco and Los Angeles and New York City and Seattle and in Berlin,’ he told the audience while holding a microphone. He added: ‘None of them have what the Gold Coast have, and what is that? Two words. None of those other cities have Dan Murphy.‘What a man, who I got to know quite well.’ Fans noticed in video footage obtained by the Mail Online that Hanks’ hands appeared to be shaking as he held the microphone and at times swapped it between hands. One tweeted: ‘Hope Tom Hanks is okay.’ Shutting down speculation, another fan wrote supportively: ‘God forbid it could just be adrenaline and nerves!’ Hanks went on to describe his months filming in Sydney as an ‘absolutely magnificent time’, despite the fact he was Down Under when he and wife Rita Wilson became the first celebrities to publicly reveal they had tested positive for Covid in March 2020. The Toy Story actor continued: ‘There is something about the people and the place of the Gold Coast that makes everyone walk around with a confident look on their face.
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