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Ulrika Jonsson slams Alexandra Burke's choice not to share baby gender 'Attention seeking'
Loose Women and revealed she had chosen to keep her baby's name and gender a secret to protect them.The 34-year-old's decision has been slammed by Ulkrika Jonsson, 55, who said such a move will attract more attention.She said: "Announcing you’re pregnant and then shutting the door of access to your life for those who have hitherto cared about your journey, supported you or are just plain nosey, isn’t on."For me, it attracts far more attention than leaving the door ajar and letting people know you’ve had a girl or a boy."Maybe that was the point, says the cynic in me."Ulrika shared her thoughts in her column with The Sun, titled: "Alexandra Burke not revealing baby gender is just attention seeking… don’t play fame game if you want to protect kids."Strictly's Matt Goss opens up about 'very rare' health conditionShe went on to say she didn't understand how choosing to keep the gender private would compromise their child as she pointed out their baby will eventually be seen in public. Ulrika likened the situation to her own experience with fame.The presenter came into the spotlight 34 years ago as a weather presenter before she moved on to host Gladiators. The mother-of-four said she "learnt very quickly" that people would take an interest in her personal life and not just work."I always had a healthy understanding that I did not have the power to turn off the tap of fame just because I felt uncomfortable about aspects of my life," she added before going on to wish Alexandra luck with keeping things private. The presenter went on to praise the new mum for her "personal tenacity, physical strength and ambition" and went on to congratulate her.The X Factor winner documented her pregnancy progress and birth on her Instagram
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Ulrika Jonsson rips into Alexandra Burke for ‘attention seeking’ by not revealing baby’s gender
Ulrika Jonsson has ripped into Alexandra Burke, accusing her of being an ‘attention seeker’ for not revealing her baby’s gender.Earlier this week, the former X Factor star broke down in tears on Loose Women as she opened up on why she hasn’t revealedher baby’s name and gender.Alexandra, who won the singing competition in 2008, gave birth to her first child in June with West Ham footballer Darren Randolph and she explained how her fame after winning the talent show influenced her decision since becoming a mother.‘I wanna protect the baby as much as I can and let the baby make its own decision,’ she said. ‘I don’t wanna hurt anyone in the process of who I am and the life that I’ve chosen.’In a scathing attack discussing Alexandra’s choice, Ulrika wrote: ‘I just can’t get my head around it.’‘She has concluded that it would be unfair of her to announce the sex of the child because she, herself, has chosen the world of fame but her child and family have not.To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video‘Here we are once again, where the tightrope of fame is being walked by someone who feels they should be able to negotiate everything along the way.’She continued in her column in The Sun: ‘The public clearly have an interest in her and her private life.‘That’s the deal we make with fame.
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Strictly's Helen Skelton told 'I need a win' by Gorka Marquez in off-air chat
Helen Skelton has revealed her Strictly Come Dancing dance partner Gorka Marquez keeps telling her he "needs a win".Strictly Come Dancing is no easy feat, and after weeks of gruelling routines, only one couple can lift the glitzy glitterball trophy at the end of each series.But it seems poor Gorka, 32, is desperate to finally be crowned champ after being pipped to the post twice in recent years.READ MORE:Strictly's Kym Marsh suffered racy underwear blunder in training with 'no clothes'Helen, 39, spoke to Daily Star and other press at a Strictly roundtable ahead of her debut in the BBC ballroom.During the chat, she admitted Gorka has been putting on the pressure in rehearsals by telling her he needs to bag himself a win on the show.It sounds like he wants Helen to put on some show-stopping performances so the pair can win big points from judges Craig, Shirley, Motsi and Anton.When told that Gorka was due a win, the former Blue Peter presenter replied: “So he keeps telling me..."Fellow contestant and comedian Ellie Taylor seemed shocked as she gasped: "Does he tell you that?"Helen then confirmed he's said to her: "I’ve been in the final [two] times, Helen!" with her reaction being: "I’m like ‘Oh god!’”Gorka, who joined Strictly in 2014, reached the final with X Factor winner Alexandra Burke, but they came joint runners-up to Katya Jones and Joe McFadden.He was then shifted from the show's main line-up and participated in the weekly group dances.The Spanish hunk reached the final again with EastEnders actress Maisie Smith, but they lost out to Oti Mabuse and Bill Bailey.Asked why she's already so excited to take part in the competition, Helen explained she loves being around her fellow contestants as her job can be
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Alexandra Burke wows at Notting Hill Carnival wearing breast pump after giving birth
X Factor winner Alexandra Burke wowed onlookers at Notting Hill Carnival over the weekend wearing a breast pump under her costume just weeks after giving birth.The new mum, 34, was advocating for breastfeeding awareness campaign Pumps On Parade after welcoming her first child with footballer fiancé Darren Randolph in July.The singer took to the streets of west London in full costume on day three of the annual event wearing her pump under an extravagant sequinned outfit featuring a bedazzled bodysuit and fishnet tights.READ MORE: Alexandra Burke proudly displays first baby bump look in adorable snap with boyfriendThe elaborate costume was also complete with an incredible feather wing display.Family-run band Utopia Mas UK follows research undertaken by breast pump manufacturer Elvie Stride that reveals almost half of mothers feel they lose a sense of self when breastfeeding or pumping.The star appeared in good spirits as she danced in the Adults Day Parade, which kicked off at 10.30am and lasts until 8.30pm.The carnival event has been online in recent years due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but made an in-person comeback yesterday.Speaking about her breast pump Alexandra said: “I think every mum is a little nervous about getting out and about again after giving birth. I’ve felt it, especially as I’ve been in a complete bubble at home since the little one arrived."Today at Carnival I’m feeling proud to be alongside The Utopia Band and wearing the Elvie Stride breast pump.