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David Walliam's supermodel ex-wife branded him 'mean' long before his BGT scandal
Britain's Got Talent after his disrespectful comments about a former contestant were exposed. However, the star, whose historic gags on Little Britain have also been deemed "controversial" by critics, was even declared "mean" by ex-wife Lara Stone at the height of their romance.Dutch fashion model Lara, 38, married David around one year after meeting him back in 2009, and they were divorced six years later.However, even when the Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Prada model declared herself "madly in love" with him in an interview given just after the pair got engaged, she still admitted he was "a bit mean".She'd added to Interview magazine that she interpreted his mean streak "in a good way".The pair went on to have a son, Alfred, now nine, before ending their marriage in 2015 after David cited "unreasonable behaviour".An anonymous colleague on BGT has since referenced Lara's comments, and added that he previously fell out with his Little Britain co-star Matt Lucas - now more famous for hosting Great British Bake Off - over "nothing".The colleague added in quotes published in the Daily Mail: "If you talk to any of the make-up artists or crew, they will say the same thing, that he just conjures an atmosphere."He will sit there and not speak and everyone ends up on eggshells.
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David Walliams' notorious moments including vile skit where he pulled men's trousers down
Britain’s Got Talent in 2020. It is reported that he called one contestant a “c***” and said of another: “She thinks you want to f*** her, but you don’t.”As David continues to face backlash on social media, several of his past appearances have been discussed, including an uncomfortable skit which saw him pull down men’s trousers on stage. The footage, which was filmed in 2007, appears in a BBC documentary that followed David and former co-star Matt Lucas take their Little Britain stage show to Australia.It shows David playing a children’s entertainer called Des Kay who invites men from the audience to play a game of “hide the sausage”. In the disturbing video, David invites one boy on stage who says he is 16, to which David replied: “Bingo! You’re a big boy for 16 aren’t you, eh? That’s what I’ll tell the judge.”  He then proceeds to kiss the audience members on the lips and then pulls down their trousers, leaving a few of them semi-naked on stage and scrambling to cover themselves up.The clips also show David climbing on top of the boys and rubbing against them as part of the skit.Speaking about the skit at the time, David said on the documentary: “It didn’t start like that, it kind of grew when I became greedy for laughs.“You’ve got to know the boundaries, I mean, that is funny, but if I started exposing their penis or something, it would just be horrible, it would just be abuse.” The clip is now circulating again on social media.
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GBBO's Prue Leith defends the show after accusations of 'cultural appropriation'
“That’s not the spirit of the show.”She went on to confirm that she and Paul Hollywood set the challenges in each episode.Co-hosts Noel Fielding and Matt Lucas introduced the episode, which first aired in October,The two were wearing sombreros and bright ponchos during the introduction.Noel commented he did not feel they should make Mexican jokes “because people will get upset” before Lucas said playfully: “What, not even Juan?”Following the broadcast, some on social media were critical of the programme’s depiction of Mexican culture, claiming it was guilty of cultural appropriation.During the interview, Dame Prue also spoke about what she sees as the show’s positive impact.“Really, the whole phenomenon of Bake Off is, to me, absolutely extraordinary,” she said.“This is rather a cliché thing to say, but I do think that it is a force for good, most of the time.“Everything we do in life is a bit stressful, we are always short of time, we’re short of money, there are all sorts of horrible things happening all over the world.“And Bake Off is this safe space where the worst thing that can happen is somebody will drop their bake.”It’s not the first time the show has been accused of “cultural appropriation”.In December 2020, the show came under fire for its “Japanese Week”.For the season’s seventh episode, contestants were also tasked with making Iles Flottantes, a French cuisine.They were also tasked with making ice cream and cakes with custard.
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Bake Off fans stunned as they spot massive change to this year’s series – did you notice it?
FOLLOWING a year away from our screens, a new set of bakers are back and all aiming to be crowned the next star baker.  The Great British Bake Off has opened its tent once more with Paul Hollywood and Pure Leith keeping a beady eye across the new batch of contestants as they aim to impress with their delicious creations.  However, some eagle-eyed fans of the show may have noticed a rather significant change to the show this year. Whilst it might not be new to everyone, new fans of the show may have been left confused to see the bakers and judges housed inside a different iconic white tent from the previous two seasons.  That’s because this series of Bake Off has returned to one of its older homes Welford Park in Berkshire, a Grade-I listed stately home which was in fact the home of the show from 2014 to 2019.  Covid restrictions forced the location of the show to change for 2020 and 2021, with it being situated in the more accommodating Down Hall in Essex, and as such newer fans of the show may have been left just exactly where they are.  Read More on Bake OffBAKED OFF Here's who has left The Great British Bake Off so fartent tears Bake Off's Prue Leith reveals moment she thought 'tearful' baker might quit The show, which is hosted by Matt Lucas and Noel Fielding, forced the contestants along with their families, the presenters and judges to form a Covid ‘super-bubble’ in order to protect them and keep them all safe for the past two series however now it is back to business as usual on the Channel 4 show.  Paul Hollywood expressed his delight to be in the former home of the show.  He told the Express: "I love filming at Welford and we've been away for a couple of years.
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Corrie's Sharon star's forgotten TV roles – Little Britain role to royal co-star
Coronation Street fans came to know actress Naomi Cooper-Davis back in 2019 when she appeared as ruthless debt collector Sharon Geary.She thrilled fans with her portrayal of the villainous henchwoman as she carried out the duties of her loan shark employer Rick Neelan.Sharon became embroiled in a host of dramatic storylines, including assisting Rick in kidnapping Gary and capturing Sarah Platt and Leanne and Toyah Battersby in Rick’s office.READ NEXT: Corrie's Millie Gibson shares sweet on-set selfie as she says goodbye to co-starShe plays the role on and off from 2018 to 2020 with a return to the role in September 2021.But the talented actress has appeared in a string of other TV roles.More than a decade before she walked on the famous cobbles, Naomi appeared in a classic comedy sketch show, Little Britain, where she appeared alongside show stars, Matt Lucas and David Walliams.Eagle-eyed fans may also remember the star from the hit comedy series Peep Show, alongside Sophie Winkleman where she appeared in the infamous paintball episode The Love bunker as Deena back in 2012.The star took her career differently when she appeared as a prostitute in the fifteenth-century crime drama The Borgias. Her first recurring role since Coronation Street came about in 2019 when she appeared as Kaylee Jones in the UK version of the Norwegian show Temple, about a surgeon who is determined to save his dying wife and begins treating criminals for cash in his highly illegal secret underground clinic.
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GBBO's Rebecca Lightbody wows fans with glam snaps away from Channel 4 show
The Great British Bake Off returned to screens on Tuesday evening, with one particular contestant immediately catching viewers' eyes.Northern Irish baker Rebecca 'Rebs' Lightbody is among the group of 12 contestants taking part in the latest series of the Channel 4 show.A tech worker by trade, the 23 year old has dazzled fans with her baking skills and stunning good looks.READ MORE: Matt Lucas shows off dramatic weight loss transformation in new series of Bake OffThe amateur baker has two Instagram accounts, with one documenting her signature bakes and another showcasing her glamorous and jet-setting lifestyle.Away from the Bake Off tent, Rebecca has enjoyed a number of luxury holidays abroad and has showcased her phenomenal figure in a number of revealing outfits.Over recent years, these have included trips to Greece, Spain, Italy and Morocco.In June, Rebecca shared a number of photos from a recent trip to Turkey alongside her boyfriend Jack - who is of Turkish heritage.She captioned the photo dump: "Quick photo dump from Turkey."Rebecca has also previously shared a sensational bikini snap from her visit to the Greek island of Rhodes and it seems she's had a lot of adventure in her short 23 years of life.In April this year, the stunning baker visited the French capital of Paris while also letting her hair down at Newquay-based music festival Boardmasters last August.Baking aside, Rebecca's other talents including the ability to Irish dance and playing the tin whistle.During last night's episode of Bake Off, she was praised for her piña colada-flavoured showstopper bake by judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith.Paul said: "It looks great and the flavours came through beautifully," while Prue added: "I love the flavour."The