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ITV Gareth Malone takes savage swipe at 'torturous' Strictly and says he'll never do it
Strictly Come Dancing following his ITV stint on The Masked Dancer.On Saturday (September 24), viewers were left utterly gobsmacked as Cactus was unmasked as the award-winning choirmaster, 46, after four weeks on the mystery reality show.During his time on the series, the singer managed to fully embody the green Mexican wrestler as he threw himself into the role with charisma and energy.READ MORE: Strictly's Kaye Adams makes X-rated confession after wild training sessionHe was even showered with compliments by former Strictly pro Oti Mabuse who pointed out how the BAFTA winner “performed with energy” on stage.But his four-week stint hasn’t been enough to convince the musician to sign up to the BBC One dance contest after he refused to put himself through the “torturous” training.Now, in an exclusive interview with Daily Star, the dad-of-two has confessed that between Strictly and Dancing on Ice, the singer would prefer to go on the ITV skating showHe admitted: “I think I'd be more tempted by Dancing on Ice because I quite enjoy ice skating but it’s sort of terrifies me.“Every year I go, ‘Oh Dancing on Ice – that would be quite fun’ and then I see the list of people who are injured and I think, ‘Oh God not after that experience!’.”The TV star went on to explain what has put him off applying for the glamorous annual ballroom contest.He continued: “I’ve resisted the idea of Strictly because I feel like it’s terribly serious and actually my first love is music.“I’ve done a few things over the last year or two where it’s taken me away from music and I'm like, ‘Get me back to the recorder or to play the tambourine’.”Another reason he has avoided saying yes to joining the star-studded line-up is because of the brutal amount of
Daily Star - Meredith Marks - RHOCH's Katie Alex 'changed best friend's life' with vagina rejuvenation - dailystar.co.uk - Britain
RHOCH's Katie Alex 'changed best friend's life' with vagina rejuvenation
The Real Housewives of Cheshire was to hopefully break the taboo surrounding vagina talk and women's health, having already changed her pals life.The blonde bombshell, 32, turned heads when she joined the cast of the ITVBe show during season 15 and left her fellow housewives speechless when she revealed what she does for a living.Mum-of-one Katie is just one of few Ultra Femme 360 practitioners in the UK, a device which is used to restore vaginal tightness as well as incontinence.READ MORE: RHOSLC's Meredith Marks says Jen Shah's guilty plea is 'lose-lose' situationWhile some women are happy to discuss their intimate areas, Katie explains that there is still a taboo around vagina talk.Speaking exclusively to the Daily Star, the former nurse said of her decision to join the show: "That's the aim [to break the taboo], that's my hope."That's one of the reasons for doing the show."Katie met her best friend, Ashley Stobart through work, admitting that she "changed her life" after she visited Katie as a patient.She went on to discuss: "It's like its sexualised, yeah your vagina is a sexual part of your body, yeah you do have intercourse, but also it's part of your womanhood."It's part of your human body, there's no need to be ashamed to talk about it."I think especially when I was the health visitor going back six, seven years ago now, when I saw ladies who were struggling with all these problems, that only the only treatment available at the time was Kegel physiotherapy, pelvic floor exercises or very invasive surgery."Katie continued: "A lot of people really don't want to go down that route because it's risky, it's not guaranteed, you've got the downtime, the discomfort, the pain."What I offer is a non-surgical, I'd say it's
Holly Willoughby - Phillip Schofield - Daily Star - 'Phillip Schofield surgery shamed me on live TV – queue jump backlash is karma' - dailystar.co.uk
'Phillip Schofield surgery shamed me on live TV – queue jump backlash is karma'
faking mental health problems to bag a free nose job on the NHS.At the time, a visibly affronted Phillip told her: "Your nose is still a bit off!" READ NEXT: Holly Willoughby concerns This Morning fans as she breaks ITV tradition amid backlash Her face initially dropped but hammering her further, Phillip added: “You will get battered on social media".The rhinoplasty was worth £7,000 and her appearance on the show sparked fury.Carla, 40, regrets blagging the surgery after nearly dying in childbirth last year but she believes the social media pile on now being dumped on the presenters was karma.Speaking exclusively with the Daily Star, the mum-of-four said: “I was on This Morning for a very controversial reason and I get that it didn’t look good.“But I was really comfortable around Holly even though I knew I was going to get a good grilling.“But beforehand I remember looking up to Phil thinking he is a good man but I remember him telling me I was going to get battered on social media… it was the way he said it… it was with pleasure.“I felt like I was being bullied and I was just thinking ‘s***’. I used to really have respect for him but I just think with all this coming out there is one word, karma.“He was harsh, I knew what I was in for but he was harsh.”Carla described falling into a six-month depression after the show and said she needed therapy to recover.She also explained how the face shaming was the reason her confidence deteriorated.“It gave me a massive complex,” she remembered.
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Mel B 'saddened' by Queen's death as Spice Girls couldn't make Jubilee performance work
Spice Girls star Mel B has revealed her devastation after the chart-topping group were unable to perform at The Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June.The event was the last time Her Majesty appeared on the famous Buckingham Palace balcony before her devastating death on September 8.In recent months, the Queen's health has deteriorated which resulted in the late Monarch reducing her workload, with Counsellors of State stepping in for her.READ MORE: Mel B pays touching tribute to 'incredible' Queen as Monarch passes awaySadly, doctors issued a statement around midday on September 8, explaining she was under medical supervision at Balmoral Castle.Just hours later, it was confirmed Her Majesty had passed away "peacefully" at her beloved Scottish home, aged 96.Since finding fame as one-fifth of the Spice Girls, Melanie, 47, met The Queen on several occasions and was even awarded an MBE.Speaking exclusively to the Daily Star, the singer said: "I really wanted to perform at the Queen's ceremony."She was an incredible woman and the most amazing Queen in British history."My greatest honour is that I was amongst the last group of people to be honoured by her with an MBE."The mum-of-three added: "I felt deeply saddened by her death, she feels like part of the fabric of all our lives."But her death has shown how important the royal family is to all of us – I wish King Charles the very best."Her Majesty will be laid to rest alongside her beloved late husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh during a private committal service at St George's Chapel on the Windsor Estate.Ahead of this, members of her family and various representatives and close friends will attend a Committal Service.Following the death of The Queen, members of
Daily Star - Matt Hancock - Shannon Courtenay - Celeb SAS' Shannon Courtenay reveals stars strip off together for steamy off-air showers28021506 - dailystar.co.uk - Jordan
Celeb SAS' Shannon Courtenay reveals stars strip off together for steamy off-air showers28021506
Celeb SAS: Who Dares Wins star Shannon Courtenay has revealed contestants are “basically naked” when showering at the Jordanian camp.The brutal endurance test this year sees more celebrity contestants than ever before compete to be crowned the strongest recruit in their longest series yet.During their time on the Channel 4 show, the star-studded cast are stripped of their home comforts and forced to live as a special forces soldier would in the bleak conditions.READ MORE: SAS Who Dares Wins 'signs up ex Health Secretary Matt Hancock' for new Channel 4 seriesThis included forcing the stars to go on joint toilet trips together and even share joint showers, often completely naked.Now, in an exclusive interview with Daily Star, the professional boxer, 29, explained how the team quickly got accustomed to the stripped back conditions in the primal army camp.She explained: “If you want to go to the toilet, you’ve got to go in a pair so you don’t get the chance to do any of that.“Because you go, ‘Oh I'll have a shower when I get in’ but as you’re about to get in the shower you’re getting called out to do a bee sting [challenge].”Shannon went on to reveal that the women were provided with a simple black “thong” to shower in, whereas many of the men opted to bare all in front of their teammates.The sportswoman continued: “When you’re in there all your dignity goes out the window because you’re going to the toilet in front of each other, you’re showering basically pretty much naked.“You've got a thong on but you’re all in the same boat but once you’re going to the toilet with each other all dignity is lost, isn’t it?”For more of the latest showbiz and TV news from the Daily Star, make sure you sign up to one of our newsletters here
Daily Star - Married At First Sight UK star furious as 'great' scenes cut from wedding episode - dailystar.co.uk - Britain - Jordan - city Sheffield
Married At First Sight UK star furious as 'great' scenes cut from wedding episode
Married At First Sight UK's Richie Dews has expressed his annoyance after a "great" scene didn't make the final edit.The rocker who tied the knot with Lara Eyre delighted viewers as he performed a specially written song for his new bride who he first met at the alter.Richie, 51, and Canadian Lara instantly hit it off on their wedding day with even Lara's son getting on with his nephew.READ MORE: Married at First Sight UK spoilers: Chanita and Jordan clash as honesty box returnsHe also explained that he's often fearful that his partner will leave him or "he's not good enough", but didn't get those vibes from Lara.Now, speaking exclusively to the Daily Star, the musician who has previously appeared on ITV's Take Me Out, Richie admits he wished viewers saw one key scene.He said: "I did get to chat to the father-of-the-bride at the wedding and he was a really lovely guy."So I kind of wish this had made the cut and some of his great speech had been included.""Aside, the viewers definitely missed out on the bridge and chorus of the wedding song!"Richie from Sheffield, South Yorks, admits that the producers of the show certainly painted him in true spirit, explaining: "You really have to put your faith in the production company from the very start to get the most out of the experience and for me, it's definitely been so far so good."You try to be as true-to-yourself as possible throughout the experiment but let's face it, there's always going to be times you look away from the screen but that's life."Nothing's ever perfect and being a part of this whole thing really is something to be celebrated, at least by me!"Reflecting on his nephew being a part of his big day, he added: "My nephew is a super-mature and switched-on young
Daily Star - UK Government on high alert over 'mystery pneumonia strain' that killed two in Argentina - dailystar.co.uk - Britain - Argentina
UK Government on high alert over 'mystery pneumonia strain' that killed two in Argentina
“pneumonia of unknown origin” was discovered in Argentina and has already killed two people.The unknown virus also infected another three people, who were already in a hospital in Northwest region of Argentina called Tucuman when the two people died, and three others have since contracted the virus, taking the total to six people currently hospitalised.READ MORE: Mystery pneumonia kills two and infects six as officials left baffled by outbreakShockingly, the two people who died, plus five of those in hospital with it, are actually all health care workers.The first cases were reported on August 18, but scientists have already ruled out it being related to Covid, influenza and hantavirus - the exact symptoms are, as yet, unknown to the public.And it is now being monitored by the UK.Speaking exclusively to the Daily Star, Dr Katherine Russell, Head of Emerging Infections and Zoonoses at UKHSA, said: “We are aware of an outbreak of pneumonia of unknown origin in Argentina.“We continue to monitor the situation closely as further information becomes available through the investigations by Argentina’s health authorities.”The epidemic intelligence team at the European Centre for Disease Control has admitted to tracking the cases since Tuesday (August 30), and the World Health Organisation is also keeping an eye on it.However, having been investigated by officials in Argentina, they are already baffled by it.Luis Medina Ruiz, Tucumán’s Minister of Health said: “What these patients have in common is the severe respiratory condition with bilateral pneumonia and compromise in x-ray images very similar to Covid, but that is ruled out, as has cold, influenza of both types A + and B +, Hantavirus and 25 other germs.“We have that
Daily Star - Rachel Lugo - Tanya Bardsley - Real Housewives' Rachel Lugo breaks silence on 'flattering' pregnancy speculation - dailystar.co.uk
Real Housewives' Rachel Lugo breaks silence on 'flattering' pregnancy speculation
The Real Housewives of Cheshire's Rachel Lugo left fans bewildered when she shared some exciting baby news but she's now shed light on the announcement.Rachel, 46, announced in June that she was preparing to welcome a little one into her family as she shared a post on her Instagram Stories.However, the same post was shared on her Instagram grid alongside the caption that she was going to become a nana as her daughter, Sophia, was expecting her first child.READ MORE: Real Housewives of Cheshire's Tanya Bardsley confuses fans with new perfume called 'dog'Those who saw the post had initially believed Rachel was expecting, something which she found hilarious but was also flattered by.Speaking exclusively to the Daily Star, the interior designer said: "It was actually quite flattering."A lot of people were like 'Oh' because when I put it on my social media it said 'Baby Lugo due January'."Rachel added: "The social media thing, I used Sophia's picture which said 'Baby Lugo due January' and a lot of people said 'Oh my God, I thought it was you having the baby.'"It was really sweet because I am approaching 50, I don't even know if I can still have children."While the Housewives are known for secrets often being leaked, discussing sharing her news, Rachel continued: "There's certain girls I tell and there's certain girls that find out, which doesn't surprise me."You'll see Sophia in this season, I'll be talking to her very bluntly about what's about to happen to her and how difficult it is."It's great, it's a whole new thing for me to be entering into, I've got my little sister from America visiting me and she's got a 16-month-old and a four-year-old staying with me."My girls are hard work, I said 'you better believe it's hard
Daily Star - Love Island's Antigoni reveals secret connection with finalist that wasn't aired on show - dailystar.co.uk
Love Island's Antigoni reveals secret connection with finalist that wasn't aired on show
Love Island bombshell Antigoni Buxton has revealed that some of her conversations with other islanders were not aired throughout the series.During a Facebook Live interview with Daily Star, the singer confirmed that she’d had conversations with Jacques, Jay and Davide that were not aired during her time on the show.Upon her departure from the villa, Antigoni has become good friends with Jacques and the pair have attended events and even taken their mums out together.READ MORE: Love Island beauty offered £2,000 from obsessed fan to send them her used knickersSome fans were baffled as they didn’t appear to be very close while they were in the villa, but Antigoni set the record straight.She said: “With Jacques, you could see a little bit [of our friendship]. There were a couple of situations where I was giving him advice, there was one point when he was being stroppy and I pulled him [for a chat].”The singer continued on and said that they would “guide” each other, especially when they were feeling “lost”.She also admitted to “tagging along with Jacques and Paige a lot,” with whom she developed a tight bond, but audiences were stopped from seeing “the bigger picture” as most of their interactions were not aired.Antigoni continued: “I spent a lot of time with the guys, training, making food, it just wasn’t shown.
Daily Star - Gemma Owen - Davide Sanclimenti - Luca Bish - Love Island's Samira Mighty drops major hint at 'winners' ahead of ITV final - dailystar.co.uk - Italy - Rome - Turkey - city Sanclimenti
Love Island's Samira Mighty drops major hint at 'winners' ahead of ITV final
Love Island alumni Samira Mighty has revealed she believes Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu and Davide Sanclimenti will be crowned the winners during Monday night's grand final.The former reality star explained that she's confident the pair will go the whole way and stay together after the series comes to an end later tonight [August 1].Since entering the villa as a bombshell, Ekin-Su partnered with Davide on Day 5, before later coupling with Jay and Charlie. READ MORE: Love Island's Samira Mighty breaks silence on Adam Collard's 'game plan' However, the Turkish actress soon came to her senses and decoupled with Davide on Day 23.Now, as the nation prepares to discover who will be crowned the winners and walk away with a share of £50,000, former Islander Samira Mighty has shared her thoughts on the couple.Speaking exclusively to Daily Star, the singer said: "They're going to win, I'm telling you now, I will put money on that."The I Love Your Smile songstress went on to explain that the couple need their own television show, saying: "They really do, I hope they do to be honest."I think it would be funny, maybe Ekin-Su and Davide Travel to Rome and Travel Italy and stuff like that."I actually think they could be together for a while, I just see it, I don't know why, they're very suited and they're both beautiful people."Reflecting on the couple's brutal honesty, Samira added: "I appreciate that in a relationship, they are able to say what they want to say and get over it in the next minute."And joke about loads of things, they're both definitely not insecure."Elsewhere, Samira had nothing but praise for Gemma Owen who has been coupled up with Luca Bish.The West End star said: "I really respect her, I think she's very mature for her
Daily Star - Laura Whitmore - Liam Llewellyn - Summer Botwe - Josh Le-Grove - Love Island U-turn exposed as Casa Amor hunk reveals he was meant to be second bombshell - dailystar.co.uk - London
Love Island U-turn exposed as Casa Amor hunk reveals he was meant to be second bombshell
Josh Le Grove has revealed he was originally meant to enter the Love Island villa as a bombshell.The 22-year-old Essex lad joined the cast of the ITV2 dating show as part of the dramatic Casa Amor challenge alongside five other hunky singletons.However, he's since revealed that bosses were forced to make changes to the line-up following Liam Llewellyn's shock departure in the first week.READ MORE: Love Island's Coco Lodge would strip off for extra cash on OnlyFans as 'last resort'The Welshman left the villa after 36 hours and told his cast mates that he wasn't "giving 100 per cent Liam".His exit meant that the order of new bombshells got shuffled around.Opening up about his time on the show at the National Reality TV Awards, Josh told Daily Star said: "I was going to come in as the second bombshell, flew out but it got changed to Casa Amor."I think it was because Liam left and I think the order mixed up a little bit."I wanted to go in as a bombshell but glad I did Casa Amor."Since getting the boot from the villa, Josh has found romance with co-star Summer Botwe.The pair appeared to confirm their relationship as they stepped out hand-in-hand to The Prey gala screening in London on Tuesday.It comes after they were interviewed on Aftersun by host Laura Whitmore, with the pair enjoying a date live on the show.Josh, 22, declared he couldn't "wait to see" what happened between the pair during his appearance on the ITV2 spin-off series.Fans were sent into meltdown as the lovebirds opened up about their romance on air.Taking to Twitter, one fan penned: "Josh and Summer are a stunning couple."Another added: OMG Josh and Summer being reunited on Aftersun."A third person posted: "Josh and Summer are so cute."While a fourth social