Celebrity news LIVE – Dame Diana Rigg dead aged 82 and Susanna Reid left red-faced after wardrobe malfunction

AVENGERS and Bond Girl star Dame Diana Rigg has died aged 82.

The Brit actress passed away "peacefully" at home this morning surrounded by her family after a secret six-month battle with cancer.

Susanna Reid was left red-faced as her microphone fell off live on Good Morning Britain.

The GMB presenter was forced to try and move her silk dress around as her microphone came loose on air.

And Lily Allen and David Harbour have tied the knot in a chapel in Las Vegas.

Follow our celebrity news live blog for all the latest updates…


    AVENGERS and Bond Girl star Dame Diana Rigg has died aged 82 from cancer.

    The iconic Brit actress passed away “peacefully” at home this morning surrounded by her family after a secret six-month battle with the disease.

    Her daughter, actress Rachael Stirling, said: “My Beloved Ma died peacefully in her sleep early this morning, at home, surrounded by family.

    “She died of cancer diagnosed in March, and spent her last months joyfully reflecting on her extraordinary life, full of love, laughter and a deep pride in her profession.

    “I will miss her beyond words”.

    Rigg famously played secret agent Emma Peel in 51 episodes of the Avengers in the 1960s and also was the only Bond girl to marry 007 in Her Majesty's Secret Service.


    LOVE Island's Molly-Mae Hague was left shaken after strangers abused her in the street as she filmed her latest vlog.

    The 21-year-old influencer caught the moment on camera while shopping in Manchester, she said: “I’m going to have actually put the camera down guys, I’m sorry!”

    The blonde beauty then found a quiet spot outside to pick up where she'd left off – only for a group of men to start hurling abuse after recognising her from Love Island.

    Molly stopped speaking mid-sentence before saying to the camera that she was being “heckled”.

    Looking uncomfortable, she said: “Okay guys, there are some men heckling me now.

    Looking shaken, she explains: “As you can see, this is why I do not vlog in public… I don't know if you heard what those guys were shouting, I don't think you want to know what those guys were shouting but yeah, it wasn't great.


    CAITLYN Jenner revealed her family never told her Keeping Up With The Kardashians was ending – and instead found out about their decision on the news.

    The 70-year-old told Australia's The Morning Show that the family didn't give her the heads-up.

    She laughed: “I heard it on the news! Nobody called me, I heard it through the media.

    “Was I surprised? No.” 

    Caitlyn went on to praise her ex-wife Kris Jenner saying: “But that show, it's probably the greatest reality show in history. There are over 500 episodes over 14 years.

    “The girls and Kris have have done just an amazing job with the show and keeping it going for this long.

    “But everybody is in a different place now and I think it's time to move on. But what a run.”


    ZARA McDermott has split from Sam Thompson after 16 months together.

    The pair are reported to have ended their relationship last month after a seemingly loved-up trip to Mykonos.

    Their relationship is said to have taken a turn due to lockdown, with 23-year-old Zara and 28-year-old Sam constantly arguing.

    A source explained: “They had been arguing a lot since moving in together as a result of lockdown and things just built up between them.

    “Zara has moved back to her parents' house in Essex where she's taking some time for herself, she really loved Sam so this hasn't been easy for her.”

    Read the full story here.


    LITTLE MIX’s Jade Thirlwall was “pinned” to the ground and had a bindi spot put on her forehead in a traumatic racial attack at secondary school.

    The Shout Out To My Ex singer said the horrifying incident and shame over her Egyptian-Yemeni heritage led to her suffering from depression and anorexia.

    Speaking to Vogue Arabia, she recalled: “During one incident someone pinned me down in the toilets and put a bindi spot on my forehead.

    “There was a complete lack of education and understanding of different races and faiths.

    “It affected my mental health. I became very depressed and it triggered the eating disorder I had throughout school.”

    Read the full story here.


    THIS Morning's Holly Willoughby was left horrified as chef Gino D'Acampo dropped his trousers on the show.

    The 39-year-old said she needed “an anti-bac wipe for my eyeballs” after the new Family Fortunes host flashed his bum at her.

    Holly clamped her hands to her mouth in shock after the cheeky Italian stripped during the opening link – in a bid to distract them while they introduced the show.

    Holly told viewers: “I am sorry we are a little distracted because Gino has been away and he is definitely back.

    “No! no! Gino D’Acampo, somebody get me an anti-bacterial wipe immediately for my eyes.”


    LILY Allen feasted on a dirty burger in her stunning Dior wedding dress after being married by Elvis to Stranger Things star David Harbour in Las Vegas.

    The 35-year-old singer tied the knot with David at the Graceland Wedding Chapel on Friday.

    Lily gave fans a look at her wedding day on Instagram, one of the images shows the Not Fair singer in her sixties-inspired designer dress tucking into a dirty burger outside a diner.

    She also shared a snap of her and David standing on the pavement after the wedding, huge smiles on both of their faces.

    Another snap shows the two looking lovingly at each other and laughing as Elvis impersonator Brendan Paul – who carried out the service – belted out a tune.

    Read the full story here.


    HOLLY Willoughby was like a ray of sunshine as she hosted This Morning in a bright yellow midi dress.

    The TV host, 39, wore the summery tea dress, finishing the glamorous look with a pair of nude heels.

    The bubbly presenter shared her latest look with her 6.8 million fans and fans flocked to comment.

    One wrote: “Pure sunshine, simply beautiful.”

    Another posted: “Brilliant colour, my sunshine. I love the dress.”


    SIMON Cowell is said to be launching a Britain's Got Talent Christmas special.

    Simon, 60, is planning a festive treat for ITV in the forms of mega ratings with the talent show spectacular.

    According to reports, the show will be a “Christmas celebration… featuring some of the greats of BGT” and all of the judges, including Simon – if he has recovered from his back injury.

    ITV are hoping the show will head off the BBC’s traditional domination of the festive TV market.

    It's believed that the likes of Susan Boyle and Paul Potts could be on the line-up as talent bookers have already started approaching former Britain's Got Talent acts.


    KRIS Jenner “pulled the plug” on Keeping Up With The Kardashians over fears that Kanye West was causing “irreversible damage” to their brand, The Sun can exclusively report.

    Family sources close to the momager said she had “had enough” of her daughter Kim Kardashian's unpredictable husband.

    The insider claimed the rapper had “tried to constantly fight with Kris over production and the direction that the show is going.”

    The source admitted that his behavior had become “uncontrollable,” and Kris knew she “needed to pull the plug before he does irreversible damage to her brand.”

    The source added: “He’s become a loose cannon and she cannot tolerate it anymore.”

    Read the full story here.


    DIVERSITY'S Jordan Banjo fought back tears over the “horrible” complaints that flooded in over their Black Lives Matter dance.

    Nearly 3,000 people objected to TV watchdog Ofcom after the dance group performed on Britain's Got Talent on Saturday night.

    The performance, which saw Jordan's brother Ashley lying on the floor with a white police officer kneeling on him, referenced the death of George Floyd in the US.

    Speaking on his Kiss radio show, he said: “Of course you get some critiques but normally it's focused on the dance. But this one was different, it was really important, it was special to us.

    “We are all about positivity and love and we got so much positivity and love back from this one.

    “But we also got bombarded with messages and articles of horrible stuff about us, about our families, about how even now Diversity not diverse enough because there's only five white people in it. I can't speak for anyone else it's sad, it's sad, genuinely.”


    WILL Smith is “hyped” to reveal a dramatic reboot of Fresh Prince of Bel Air has found a home.

    The upcoming series has been picked up by NBC's streaming service, Peacock, for two seasons.

    Will, 51, made the announcement on his YouTube channel, he said: “We have just officially closed the deal with Peacock with an unprecedented two-season-order from a pitch.”

    Will excitedly told fans: “I've been in this business for 30 years and that does not happen. They ordered two full seasons of Bel-Air based on the quality of the pitch and the work that you guys have done.

    “So I want to say congratulations. I am hyped.”

    The show’s six-year run ended in 1996, but it has attracted a new younger audience thanks to reruns and Netflix, which is streaming all 148 episodes.


    GORDON Ramsay's restaurant group made a huge £11.9million profit last year – but the TV chef has been working for free.

    The 53-year-old didn’t take a director’s dividend or salary, despite Gordon Ramsay Restaurants Ltd boasting a turnover of £54.7 million, according to the group's latest accounts.

    The group operates Gordon's eponymous three-Michelin-starred restaurant as well as his one-Michelin-star Petrus eatery.

    Other restaurants under its wing include the Savoy Grill and Gordon Ramsay Plane Food at Heathrow Terminal 5 as well as 10 others.

    And the celebrity chef is now looking at expanding his business empire by opening 200 restaurants in North America, Canada and the Caribbean, a further 200 in Asia, and 50 sites in the UK over the next five years.

    Read the full story here.


    SCARLETT Moffatt has been left devastated after strict new rules on the number of people who can meet wrecked plans for her 30th birthday.

    The I'm A Celeb champ fumed “f**k off coronavirus” while watching PM Boris Johnson announce the measures on TV.

    Scarlett, 29, posted a picture on Instagram of her TV as she watched Prime Minister Boris Johnson make the announcement yesterday

    She penned: “30th birthday plans ruined, wish corona would just F**K OFF NOW.”

    The former Gogglebox star is set to turn 30 next month and was looking forward to celebrating the special milestone, but now her plans look to have been scuppered.


    AMANDA Holden showcased her chic summer style as she arrived for work in London today.

    The BGT judge, 49, looked anything but blue as she sashayed down the corridor showing off her sensational figure.

    The mum of two looked fabulous in a baby blue jumper and a darker blue midi pleated skirt that nipped in at the waist.

    The Heart FM radio host complemented the glamorous number with a pair of matching blue heels.

    Fans rushed to show their appreciation, one wrote: “Lovely skirt Amanda, you look so beautiful.”

    Another gushed: “Love this look, so pretty.”


    PETER Andre has opened up about his torment he faced when he was bullied as a child – saying it“scarred him life”.

    Speaking on Lorraine, the Aussie star, 47, said: “I was very different, Australia now is so beautiful and multicultural, when we moved we were the only ethnic family initially, we're taking 35 years ago.

    “I had the dark hair, big nose, English accent- we stood out, we were picked on a lot. Initially it was racism which is a form of bullying. It wasn't just calling names, we got beaten bad.”

    The Mysterious Girl singer said: “The problem is if you are bullied at a young age, even if you get through it, certain things scar you for life – bullying is such a horrible thing.

    “It scarred me to the point that even now at 47, my hair is naturally curly , i won't have it curly – the reason I do that is because when i look in the mirror I see what those kids used to call me, that's the long-term effects of bullying.”


    LOVE Island's Molly-Mae Hague flew off on her third holiday in a month as Tommy Fury goes on a road trip with her boxer boyfriend brother Tyson.

    The star looked stylish as she strolled through Milan, Italy in a black dress, gold necklace and black beret.

    She captioned the first snap: “Hello Milan”.

    The star also documented the various shops, including Fendi and Louis Vuitton.

    This is Molly-Mae's third holiday in as many months, jetting off with boyfriend Tommy to Ibiza at the end of July and going away with pal Maura Higgins to Crete in August.


    CORONATION Street's Tim Metcalfe has finally turned on his evil dad Geoff after seeing the truth about the horrifying abuse he subjected Yasmeen to.

    The taxi drive – who is played by actor Joe Duttine in the ITV soap – had up until tonight been Geoff’s only defender on the cobbles.

    However Sally’s gambit to steal Geoff’s laptop and find the footage from his CCTV camera paid off, after Geoff had forgotten to delete a video he took of himself abusing Yasmeen.

    Fans were elated that Tim had finally realised the truth with one writing: “That was so good. Feel really sorry for Tim realising what his dad has done.”

    A second said: “literally sat cheering Tim on! Geoff, you’re finally gonna get what u deserve.”


    HOLLY Willoughby is gearing up for a legal battle with her old management agency in a bitter war over money.

    The This Morning star, 39, is furious with YMU — after it allegedly tried to claim 15 per cent of her future earnings, despite Holly recently launching her own agency, Roxy.

    A source said: “Holly is a strong, savvy, very successful woman working in a tough industry — she won’t be taken for a fool.

    “It’s a real shame how things have turned out, as she was incredibly loyal to YMU for many years, but now they are demanding commission on future earnings. It is madness.

    “She never actually signed a binding contract with them — and they have not signed up to the professional body called PMA which represents actors and agencies — so she does not understand why she should pay them for jobs she secured.”

    Read the full story here.


    KATE Garraway has admitted that it's a “tough day” as she revealed it's her and husband Derek's 15-year wedding anniversary.

    The 53-year-old star went on to share her disappointment that she won't be able to see him in hospital today, before considering that it might have been “strange” anyway.

    Speaking to Susanna Reid and Adil Ray on today's Good Morning Britain, Kate shared: “It's actually Derek and I's wedding anniversary today, unbelievably – 15 years today.

    “What an extraordinary thing. I won't be able to see him today, I kind of hoped I would but it wouldn't work out that way for a visit… But maybe it would be a bit strange anyway.

    “So yeah, it's a tough day but he's still here. There's not a huge amount of change.”


    Hollywood star Alec Baldwin and his wife Hilaria have welcomed their fifth child together, less than a year after she suffered a miscarriage.

    Writer and fitness instructor Hilaria, 36, shared a photo of herself holding the newborn boy with her 778,000 Instagram followers.

    She wrote: “We had a baby last night. He is perfect and we couldn't be happier. Stay tuned for a name.”

    The news comes after the couple revealed in November last year that Hilaria had suffered a miscarriage.

    In a social media post, Hilaria said she and the actor were “devastated” at being told their unborn baby had died at four months.


    An emotional Keeley Hawes has described the “huge” responsibility she felt playing a real-life detective investigating an “honour killing”.

    Forthcoming ITV drama Honour tells the story of Detective Chief Inspector Caroline Goode's search to discover the fate of missing 20-year-old Banaz Mahmod.

    She disappeared in 2006 and her body was found 100 miles away buried in a suitcase in a garden in Birmingham three months later.

    Hawes, 44, said: “With something like this – and especially with this – we were all so mindful that we were dealing with real people.

    “Banaz, Caroline, their families, everybody involved, the team, so there is that element of course, and with this, even more so. Much more so, probably, than anything I've ever worked on. But the responsibility is huge. It's huge. I felt it every day. I've felt it every day since. I really have.”


    Snapchat will explore Conor McGregor's rise from plumber's apprentice to MMA champion in a new docuseries.

    Produced by Complex magazine and hosted on the social media platform, Conor McGregor Vs The World will feature interviews with the 32-year-old Irish champion's friends and fellow professional fighters.

    The eight episodes, part of the Snap Originals series, will play out in vertical full screen to suit the smartphone.


    Mick Schumacher will drive his father Michael's 2004 Ferrari around the Mugello circuit on Sunday ahead of a Tuscan Grand Prix celebrating the Italian team's 1,000th Formula One championship race.

    The car took German great Michael Schumacher to his record seventh and last world title.

    Mick, a member of the Ferrari driver academy, is competing in Formula Two and won the feature race at Monza last weekend. He also drove the F2004 at Hockenheim in 2019 ahead of the German Grand Prix.

    Ferrari, the sport's oldest and most successful team as well as the only one to have competed in every season since the first in 1950, will race in a special retro burgundy livery to mark their milestone.


    Stormzy has paid tribute to Chadwick Boseman in the music video to his new track Superheroes.

    The animated video for the song from his album Heavy Is The Head is dedicated to the Black Panther star, who died aged 43 last month following a private four-year fight against colon cancer.

    Boseman was best known for playing superhero T'Challa in the Marvel films, including the influential 2018 blockbuster Black Panther.

    The end of the video features a black screen with white text reading: “RIP Chadwick Boseman 1976-2020. Forever a Superhero in our hearts.”

    The video, directed by British director Taz Tron Delix, also features tributes to rappers Little Simz and Dave and footballer Marcus Rashford, who has formed a child food poverty task force and forced the UK government into a U-turn over its free school meals policy during lockdown.

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