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Joan Collins and husband Percy Gibson share an intimate Christmas card

Joan Collins and her husband Percy Gibson wowed fans with the release of their 2021 Christmas card. (Author: Gardener)

Joan CollinsJoan Collins and her husband Percy Gibson have unveiled their 2021 Christmas card. The picture shows the couple hugging in front of a Christmas tree and delivering festive congratulations to their followers. The actress showed off her glamorous fashion sense in a little black dress with diamond-set jewels that showcased her slender legs along with a fitted blazer. The icon placed a protective hand on Percy's shoulder while showing off her huge wedding ring, which sported two pearl bracelets and eye-catching statement earrings. Joan sported glowing black eyeliner and a bold red lip to pull her ensemble together. Joan's other half, Percy, also looked neat in the festive snapshot as he donned a black suit and white tailored shirt. He beamed as he posed with his wife, who was nearly twenty, while the couple celebrated another Christmas party together. The couple met in San Francisco in 2000 when Joan was starring in a play for a company her current husband was running. During an appearance on Good Morning Britain in 2020, Joan was asked if she had met Percy in her thirties, to which she replied, "He wasn't born!" based on the age difference of 31 years between the couple. The movie star recently appeared on the Graham Norton Show, speaking of the tension on the set of Dynasty when she revealed that her late co-star, John Forsythe, hadn't spoken to her for an entire season. As she appeared on the chat show, she explained how she took an award on stage in 1986 on behalf of the televised drama, simmered John, and eventually froze her for an entire season of filming. Joan played Alexis Colby on the hit series, while John - who died in 2010 at the age of 92 - played her ex-husband Blake Carrington. The soap opera, which aired on ABC from 1981 to 1989, followed the couple's toxic dynamic after Blake Krystle Carrington, played by Linda Evans, remarried. Regarding her time at Dynasty, Dame Joan Graham Norton explains, "I was in my 40s when I got the role, Linda (Evans) was in her 30s and John was 62, but the press said we were older." Women and never mentioned John's age. “Then when I took the People's Choice Award before he could, he refused to speak and walked off the stage.

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Joan Collins and husband Percy Gibson share an intimate Christmas card

Joan Collins and her husband Percy Gibson wowed fans with the release of their 2021 Christmas card. (Author: Gardener)

Joan CollinsJoan Collins and her husband Percy Gibson have unveiled their 2021 Christmas card. The picture shows the couple hugging in front of a Christmas tree and delivering festive congratulations to their followers. Joan, 88, shared the intimate moment on Tuesday with her Instagram account with the caption, "Wish all my family, friends and fans a wonderful and healthy #Christmas!" The icon put a protective hand on Percy's shoulder as she did showed off her huge wedding ring, sporting two pearl bracelets and eye-catching statement earrings. Joan sported glowing black eyeliner and a bold red lip to pull her ensemble together. Joan's other half, Percy, also looked neat in the festive snapshot as he donned a black suit and white tailored shirt. He beamed as he posed with his wife, who was nearly twenty, while the couple celebrated another Christmas party together. The couple met in San Francisco in 2000 when Joan was starring in a play for a company her current husband was running. During an appearance on Good Morning Britain in 2020, Joan was asked if she had met Percy in her thirties, to which she replied, "He wasn't born!" based on the age difference of 31 years between the couple. The movie star recently appeared on the Graham Norton Show, speaking of the tension on the set of Dynasty when she revealed that her late co-star, John Forsythe, hadn't spoken to her for an entire season. As she appeared on the chat show, she explained how she took an award on stage in 1986 on behalf of the televised drama, simmered John, and eventually froze her for an entire season of filming. Joan played Alexis Colby on the hit series, while John - who died in 2010 at the age of 92 - played her ex-husband Blake Carrington. The soap opera, which aired on ABC from 1981 to 1989, followed the couple's toxic dynamic after Blake Krystle Carrington, played by Linda Evans, remarried. Regarding her time at Dynasty, Dame Joan Graham Norton explains, "I was in my 40s when I got the role, Linda (Evans) was in her 30s and John was 62, but the press said we were older." Women and never mentioned John's age. “Then when I took the People's Choice Award before he could, he refused to speak and walked off the stage.

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Joan Collins doesn't shy away from opinions on Brexit

JOAN COLLINS explained in a retrospective interview why she supports Brexit and stressed the need for Britain to regain "our sovereignty" by leaving the EU. (Author: Gardener)

BrexitDame Joan Collins, one of Britain's most popular actresses, is performing on the Graham Norton Show tonight. The multi-award-winning actress's life and career are celebrated in a new BBC retrospective. The documentary's release date has not yet been announced, but it is set to appear on BBC Two after it was picked up by Abacus Media Rights. It is told by Joan herself and tells her life story from her own point of view. The Guardian reported in August that Joan had given the company "unprecedented access" to her private home films dating back several decades. Joan will appear on the show to discuss the documentary with Hollywood A-listener Stanley Tucci, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, comedian Romesh Ranganathan and singer-songwriter Joy Crookes. Joan was never shy of expressing her political views - she was a supporter of the late Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and loudly supported the UK's decision to leave the European Union. Before the EU referendum in June 2016, she tweeted the word “Brexit” with three Union Jacks, a thumbs up and a heart. In an interview with the Daily Mail in 2016, less than a month before the British voted to leave, she was very clear from believing it necessary to go. Renowned celebrity journalist David Wigg, who was friends with Freddie Mercury and worked with the Beatles and other big names, interviewed her. He wrote: “Joan has strong views and is not afraid to speak up, and now she is interfering in the debate on the EU referendum.” Joan told him: “Yes, I think we should go. I think we want our sovereignty and we want to make our own laws. “This country is very different from the country I grew up in. I've seen a big change. ”Joan, 88, was born in Paddington, London and raised in Maida Vale. She attended Francis Holland School, an independent day school for girls in central London. Alluding to the years of chaos that followed the Brexit vote, Joan urged the UK public to embrace change and look back. “You achieve something and it's fun.” Since that interview, however, Joan has been reluctant to express her political opinion. She interviewed her boyfriend Piers Morgan for The Mail on Sunday's You Magazine and admitted her fears about the abandonment culture. When asked for her thoughts on the abandonment culture, she said, "It's hateful her opinions without people taking them back, especially in schools and universities."

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Dame Joan Collins discusses tension on the set of Dynasty

Joan played Alexis Colby on the hit series, while John - who died in 2010 at the age of 92 - played her ex-husband Blake Carrington (Author: Gardener)

Joan CollinsShe never hid the fact that there is a lot of drama behind the scenes. And in scenes slated to air on Friday night at Graham Norton, Dame Joan Collins speaks of tension on the set of Dynasty when she reveals that late co-star John Forsythe hasn't spoken to her in an entire season. The 88-year-old actress explains how she took an award on stage in 1986 on behalf of the television drama, made John simmer, and ultimately freeze her for an entire season of filming. Joan played Alexis Colby on the hit series, while John - who died in 2010 at the age of 92 - played her ex-husband Blake Carrington. The soap opera, which aired on ABC from 1981 to 1989, followed the couple's toxic dynamic after Blake Krystle Carrington, played by Linda Evans, remarried. Regarding her time at Dynasty, Dame Joan Graham Norton explains, "I was in my 40s when I got the role, Linda (Evans) was in her 30s and John was 62, but the press said we were older." Women and never mentioned John's age. “There was so much age discrimination in Hollywood so I brought it up in interviews and Mr. Forsythe didn't like it. “Then when I took the People's Choice Award before he could, he refused to speak and walked off the stage. "He didn't speak to me for a season after that, and when I had to shoot a scene where he was supposed to try to strangle me, I insisted on representing!" In 2019, Joan revealed the true extent of the "grudge" behind the scenes at Dynasty and opened up to Attitude magazine like never before. “I've been asked this question a million times, and if I did, I screwed up. There was [a lot of resentment]. 'And now I know it was because a lot of people came back to me who were around then and said,' They fucking hated you Joan! ' “First of all, the fact that I was English, some didn't like that. This English girl comes in and saves the show. Of the men she's worked with, Joan continued, "Besides, if you look at some of the things that John Forsythe, Gordon Thompson [Adam Carrington], and even Michael Nader [Dex] have said about me in interviews she's not nice. "I've never said anything about it, but now the time has come." The first scene I made was sitting in the defendant's box in court, interviewed by a fabulous actor named Brian Dennehy and all the cast was staring at me and I looked at them and saw their dislike. "I saw in the audience John Forsythe as Blake, Linda as Krystle, Pamela Sue Martin as Fallon. Then John James, he played Jeff Colby." to whom I felt connected. "He was the only one who gave me the mood of 'I like you, Joan' because I felt like the others didn't." There wasn't much love going on between [many of] lost us, especially John who played Blake. “I don't know if you've seen any of the Dynasty DVDs - John's picture had to be twice the size of any other, although Linda and I were important. Joan speaks about the new BBC documentary, “This is Joan Collins,” admits Graham Norton: “I've been asked several times, but I would only do it if I was in control and I didn't want talking heads. “There are interesting things in it because I've met so many fascinating people. The Graham Norton Show, BBC One, Friday December 17 at 10:35 pm and available on BBC iPlayer

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"I was typed from 17 - British bad girl, baby prostitute, delinquent"

“My parents emphasized to me that life is not a cherry. Life is a bowl of cherry stones (Author: Gardener)

17As vigorous and energetic as she may appear in photographs and on television chat shows, it seems that Hollywood legend Dame Joan Collins - like many of us civilians - suffers from this very modern malaise: zoom fatigue. I can't help feeling a little short about the fact that we're not video calling each other. This means that I can't see the inevitably glamorous outfit Collins is wearing, or look over her shoulder to admire the furniture in her Beverly Hills apartment or marvel at how amazingly good she looks at 88. But maybe it's for the best. I'd spent a few days wondering what to wear for a Zoom call with Glamazon Collins for good reason. In her new book, My Unapologetic Diaries, almost every time she meets a celebrity or acquaintance, she makes a comment about how she looks and often about her weight specifically. She noticed that Elton had gained a few pounds, but it also suited him to stay on the singer's good side. Since I'm neither orphaned nor as well-groomed as Collins may approve, I would be extremely concerned if she looks at me on Zoom. She has been writing a diary since she was 12, and this latest book - her 18th, surprises me to discover - is exuberant and disrespectful read full of industrial gimmicks, people going out in restaurant hotspots like The Ivy and Spago, and countless celebrity thoughts about them like Rod Stewart, the British Royal Family, Donald Trump and Elizabeth Taylor. She's snappy about a lot of the people in the book, from model Cheryl Teigs, who gets a Collins dressing for not wearing makeup on a night out with Jennifer Aniston, to Ellen DeGeneres, who she thinks is way too much airtime when she decided to come out as a lesbian. (Ellen's coming out threatened to overshadow Collins' debut appearance on the short-lived Aaron Spelling television show Pacific Palisades, which clearly had a lot to do with her irritation). Jay Leno, for example, is being dismissed as "one of the least fun men in America and one of the most unattractive". But as the book title suggests, Collins does not apologize for any of these, and my opening salvo when I get her on the phone is to ask her what kind of apology she has against. "This new thing that has people constantly apologizing about is kind of pathetic," she says. “I see it happening on social media all the time, but I don't feel like I have to apologize for anything. Because everything I said was the truth. And why should women apologize for the truth? ”She insists that the book was recorded, not written down. She began recording with a voice recorder in her dressing room on the set of Dynasty, where she played the indomitable Alexis Carrington for nearly 10 years, and won a Golden Globe for the role. The diary spanned almost thirty years from 1989 to 2006 and was recorded whenever she felt she had something to say. If the diaries have a narrative arc, one of them is her experience of being typified as an evil, man-eating vixen - in reality, Collins played Alexis as a more complex, nuanced, and often very funny character, at least in the earlier seasons - and how hard she had to work against it to get more job offers after their great success at Dynasty. She went to the West End from Dynasty in Noel Coward's personal life thinking she was being inundated with work. That's nothing new, she says. “I've been typed since I was signed up when I was 17. I've been typed for most of my life. ”Dealing with this and the inevitable ups and downs of a life in show business required serious reserves of resilience. “I think what helped was that my parents kept telling me that life is not a bowl of cherries. Life is a bowl of cherry stones. People expect life to be easy, and it isn't. ”Collins always had a yellowish look when it came to the vagaries of life in the entertainment business. She points me to a place in her diaries when she is at the height of her fame in the dynasty, and a journalist asks her what she will do when this all ends. “I said it's not a question of if, but a question of when. This is the life of a professional actor and I'm very down to earth about these things. ”When I asked the Londoner about the main cast she has allegedly met and romanticized over the years, she hesitates me to use the word assignments. “Assignments,” she says with a laugh. I've been married five times so much of my life has been with the same men. At one point she fell in love with Warren Beatty and wrote her first autobiography, Past Imperfect, about the illegal abortion she had during her engagement to the actor. Of the many handsome and charismatic leads she worked with, who was she most impressed by? "Paul Newman," she says without hesitation. "I enjoyed working with him, he was a great friend, a wonderful person and incredibly handsome." “Well, I'm proud to have survived seven decades in a displacement industry. I don't think a lot of actresses have that. I can think of Angela Lansbury and Sophia Loren, but I don't know if they're still working. And Shirley Maclaine, but she came into the business two years after me. And Dynasty, I'm proud of it and the success it has brought me. ”[Maclaine and Lansbury are still working hard, but Collins is definitely a very small club in terms of longevity]. Since beginning her career as a teenager, Collins has appeared in more than 70 television shows and films including Our Girl Friday, The Virgin Queen, The Stud and The Bitch, the latter two of which are based on her late sister Jackie Collins' bestselling bonkbusters. Recent roles on television included The Royals, Benidorm, and American Horror Story. Did she find this time worrying? “Yes, it was worrying up to a point because we did everything we could to protect ourselves. And in the south of France, I got Covid this summer, exactly six months after my second vaccination. And I got it after being very, very careful, not touching anyone, being close to anyone, not hugging ... my doctor told me that the reason for me is because the vaccine wore off after six months. Yes, it is worrying. People say it's just the flu, it's just a cold. It's not. "At least during Covid she wasn't bored." My mother always said that people who are boring are bored, "she laughs. We inevitably talk about aging. I should make it clear that it is actually me, but only because my mother (82) told me. “Would you please ask Joan Collins, does she have any symptoms?” my mother said, listing her own complaints - macular degeneration, arthritis and broken bones. My mother says "I should ask you if you have any complaints, Joan?" I don't really have any, "she says, pondering it." Somebody hit me on the Achilles' heel years ago when I was at the airport and one of my grandchildren It's amazing, really. She's something of a medical miracle in that regard, even her own GP can't figure it out. I can imagine she's tired of asking to we rd why she thinks she has aged so well, but I ask anyway. She doesn't mind nailing it down and immediately pays tribute to her mother. “I think it's all because my mom was very, very, very careful about how much she gave us when we were little. And she was pretty strict about health before other people paid attention to it. And of course I was also lucky that I grew up not filled with fertilizers and all sorts of stuff that you put in vegetables and other things today. ”In the book, she quotes her mother, who says that women care for their Beauty suffered. "It was said jokingly when she did my hair as a child and it hurt." But, aside from vigorous workouts, Collins says she doesn't really believe that she has to suffer to look good. “I haven't done all of the things that so many of my friends have done, which they call tweaks, which involve sticking needles in their faces and administering poisonous substances. "Training is a little bit of suffering, but it's not real suffering ... I mostly try not to take anything in life too seriously." In an earlier memoir, The World According to Joan, she revealed how she was 17 from her first Husband, the late actor Maxwell Reed, was drugged and sexually abused. Collins says her father, a theater agent, always warned her about men in the business. “He knew what the men were like. I think it is time for [the Me Too movement] to happen. Check out what Marilyn Monroe said about her early life. She said it was passed around like a piece of meat. "I tell Collins that a friend of mine, a Collins super fan, met her in Palm Springs a few years ago. They had, he said, a wonderful conversation in which he commended her for being so ahead of her time in terms of decent pay and insisted that she pay the same as her late co-star John Forsythe, who Blake Carrington played. (Forsythe, says Collins, was "total misogyny".) She won the argument for equal pay, even if the number of episodes she appeared in was reduced because producers said they could no longer afford it. “Since Linda Evans and I were the most popular at Dynasty, it made sense that we should have gotten as much money as John Forsythe. I thought there shouldn't be an argument about it, and I never have. I was an early feminist, I believe women can do anything that men can do except when it comes to physical strength ... women are just as smart and you know I raised three kids and work as well as the breadwinner, which is hard to do. Not many men raise three children and are the breadwinners. ”I wonder if any of her partners - she was married to actor Anthony Newley, with whom she had two children - has resented her success over the years. This is classic Collins, the queen of the one-liners. When she first got together with Percy Gibson, her producer husband, more than 30 years her junior, she was asked if she was concerned about the age difference. "If he dies, he dies," quipped Collins. If we talk about Percy now, would she rate him the best of her five husbands? She clearly agrees, but says that she doesn't want to "rave about" him. "It's too terrifying, but yeah, he's wonderful in every way." The diary tells the story of how she falls in love with him after getting to know him through her theater work. It is a slow love story that is told with amazement and appreciation. Unsurprisingly, Collins has learned a lot about marriage over the years. "You have to be very tolerant, you have to love each other, but you also have to be good friends and not keep finding mistakes ..." Ah, that's a secret, "she says. There are also a number of work projects pending, but she wants them Don't bewitch it by speaking too early. She can talk about the six-hour miniseries that are being made about her and her sister, the late bestselling author. "It's called Joan and Jackie," she says. I mention it was six years ago is that Jackie died of breast cancer after keeping her illness a secret from her sister. You know, she was one of the reasons we came back and bought this apartment in Los Angeles so we could be close to her. Collins is godmother to several people, including supermodel and actress Cara Delevingne. What advice does she give to the younger women in her life? “Listen to your instincts,” she says. “You know, the first thing that happens to you when you have a choice Whether you want to date someone or get a job is the first thing that comes to mind, usually your instinct. ”Has this instinctive way of life served you well? We're talking about aging again. She believes that people shouldn't be judged by their biological age. “I mean, I saw people in the 50s and 60s stoop and barely able to walk. I'm going to a birthday party for a friend of ours who is 95 tomorrow. You cannot be judged by your age. ”I would have thought that the fabulous Joan Collins could be age-free? But I've heard people say about me, 'Well, she looks good for her age' and stuff. I find that condescending. "" How old are you anyway? "She suddenly asks." Now enjoy it and remember that you will never look as good or be as fit as you are now. "Thank goodness we're not on zoom, I think. Before our half-hour old-fashioned phone call is over, I mention that she mentions in several parts of her diary that she has to starve herself for various auditions or even role meetings. "I'm not doing that more, "she says, adding that she had a large plate of ribs with Gibson the night before. The couple went to the movies twice the other day, once to see Gucci's house and a second time at a friend's house where they watched “the most terrifying movie I've ever seen on a budget of $ 250 million.” I'm trying to figure out which movie, for example, had a budget of $ 250 million - No Time to Die - but she refuses to give me the name of the film s to name the one she saw. Whatever the future of Joan Collins, somehow I just can't imagine that ever going to happen. My Unapologetic Diaries by Joan Collins is published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson

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Niko Kranjcar: My heart will always be with Pompey

Niko Kranjcar has revealed that Pompey is having his best time in football - and giving him his best club performance. (Author: Gardener)

Niko Kranjcar"Pompey is one of those rare clubs to have been saved by fans, a fantastic performance that shows their passion, dedication and determination," he said of Played Up Pompey Three. “This is a story that will remain in history - the fans have helped put this club back on its feet. I have so much respect for Pompey fans, I cannot stress this enough. “It was the most fun time to play football, especially in the 2007/08 season. I always say that, I'm not just talking to you because you're writing a book about Pompey, I really enjoyed it. “The club grabs you, it's the passion of the fans, the tradition of their stadium, it serves as a piece of romance about how football was played before that time. “It's a club that has a special place in my heart. We all want to play for Real Madrid, Barcelona or Manchester United, but I never saw Pompey just as a stepping stone, it was a place where I could develop as a player. “So what we achieved at Pompey was even more special. Yes, the owner spent a lot on players, but it was still less than the top six clubs - and what we achieved through it will stay in Pompey's history forever. “In Croatia the FA Cup was considered the biggest club cup in the world at the time and I always watched it. “I can remember my compatriot Silvio Maric being the first Croatian to play in an FA Cup final when he replaced Manchester United for Newcastle United. He also spent some time at Dynamo Kiev before reuniting with Harry Redknapp at QPR and later retiring during an injury-related stint with Rangers in Scotland. “My first season at Tottenham Hotspur was also something special when I secured Champions League football for the first time in the club's history and at the same time ended up in the top four of the Premier League. “As the FA Cup title holder and with eighth place, which is Pompey's highest ranking for more than half a century, we had hoped to continue our success in 2008/09, but as everyone knows, a lot has changed off the pitch.

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Kerry Katona tests positive for Covid when daughter DJ cries because she cannot hug her

Kerry Katona announced that her daughter had cried because she could not hug her after a positive Covid test (Author: Gardener)

Kerry KatonaKerry Katona and Son Test Positive for Covid When Daughter DJ Cries Because She Can't Hug Her Kerry Katona announced that her daughter had cried because she couldn't hug her after a positive Covid test Receive Exclusive Celebrity Offers Daily and behind-the-scenes house tours straight to your inbox Something went wrong, please try again later. Thank you for your subscription.The former Atomic Kitten singer (41) announced on Instagram that both she and her son Max (13) tested positive for the virus. Daughters Dylan-Jorge, seven, and Heidi, 14, have since tested negative for the virus, which made DJ “cry” because she couldn't hug her mother. Kerry - who recently had her car stolen while out shopping for Christmas - posted a photo of two positive tests on her Instagram story and wrote, “So my PCR didn't come back conclusively, so I did another lateral flow test. Both me and Max tested positive! My mom tested positive too! ”Kerry added,“ Really not sure how to handle this! DJ is crying because she can't get near me! ”Kerry posted a photo of her and her son Max's positive Covid tests on Instagram Receive exclusive celebrity stories and fabulous photo shoots straight to your inbox with the daily newsletter from OK!. The singer and reality star then posted a follow-up video looking stressed out trying to figure out what to do in the face of the news. "I'm not sure how this is going to work out with anyone in the house trying to take care of everyone and the dogs," she said. "I feel like shit." She added that she was glad she trusted her “gut instinct” to get out of a pantomime performance in which she is currently playing the role of Carabosse in Sleeping Beauty at Oldham's Queen Elizabeth Hall. “Something told me not to go to Panto and I'm so glad I didn't go because I would have given everyone else Covid and ruined their Christmas too. Kerry's daughter DJ can then be heard behind the camera approaching her mother and getting upset, to which Kerry replies: "DJ, you can't get closer to me ... I know, DJ, but you have to understand that you can't, Darling. I know you can't get out of my way. ”Kerry looked annoyed as she tried to figure out what was going to happen to her Christmas plans. It comes after both Kerry's daughter Molly and her fiancé Ryan Mahoney test positive for coronavirus. It's not the first time Kerry has had to revise her Christmas plans this year after her car was stolen while she was doing Christmas shopping. In conversation with OK! Kerry said, “I'm traumatized, my car was stolen right in front of me. I saw my car pull away in front of me to the end of the street, back of the car. It fired me massively because the police said you were probably being targeted and watched. I don't like that, it really scares me. "Kerry went on to say that people who saw her car get stolen were" so good to her "when her daughters Heidi and DJ screamed and cried as the thief drove away of Elk Mill Shopping Park. There were thousands in the car. People stood with my kids while I ran away. " Kerry went on to run away from behind the car, leaving her children behind as she was so shocked by what was happening in front of her. “What really bothers me is that I left my kids to run to my car. The children screamed and cried. Kerry's daughter Molly and fiance Ryan Mahoney also tested positive for coronavirus, Kerry later explained how she and her children were doing days later. Heidi is still in shock: "I have the feeling that I've let a lot of people down. Heidi is still traumatized by it," she said. "She said DJ tried to run after me and she put her on back her hood so she wouldn't run away. I can't believe how easily everything collapsed. " Stay up to date on your favorite celebrities by subscribing to OK! 'S daily celebrity newsletter. Sign in.

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AJ Odudu reveals she is "still chatting with Kai Widdrington"

The 33-year-old television presenter had to bow in the days leading up to the BBC series finale after injuring her foot and unable to dance. (Author: Gardener)

AJ OduduAJ Odudu has announced that she is still "chatting" with Strictly Come Dancing partner Kai Widdrington after pondering the show didn't end the way she "really wanted it to". The 33-year-old television presenter had to bow in the days leading up to the BBC series finale after injuring her foot and unable to dance. The star sparked romance rumors with Kai, 26, throughout her time on the show and confirmed that they'll keep in touch during an Instagram video on Wednesday. Explaining her lack of video updates, she said, “I just went away for days to cry. “I just feel really happy now because, essentially, I've found that, yes, Strictly didn't end the way I really wanted it to, but I'm still very grateful for the whole experience, which was overwhelmingly positive. “I'm just grateful that I was part of what was the most complete and progressive show ever, and that kind of diversity lives on our screens. "I made the best of friends and had the best time and yeah, I'm still talking to Kai so it's all good." AJ added that she was looking forward to spending the holidays with her family, and thanked her followers for their messages following her injury. She said, “It's Christmas now and just like Santa Claus I have little helpers. “I just want to thank you for all your good wishes, it really got me through the last few days and all your support over the months and weeks. "I couldn't have asked for more friendly news and better support, so thank you and Merry Christmas." The video comes after AJ talked about how she "misses" Kai in a cute Instagram post she shared on Tuesday. The host shared a series of pictures of her and Kai together, many of which show Kai wearing the star on his back. AJ also added a video from Saturday's finals showing Kai giving her piggyback ride across the dance floor after she injured her foot and had to retire from the competition. The post did nothing to crush the romance rumors about the couple as the show progressed, and many fans took the comments to ask the couple to meet. One follower wrote: "Keep checking if you are already married xx". At the finals on Saturday, AJ took the time to pay tribute to Kai - and her "unbreakable bond". She said, “Without Kai, I literally wouldn't have been here. Learning to dance was really the greatest joy and every single week we'd say “dance like it's your last. “And I'm so glad we did that from the first week because we didn't know our last dance was our last. The choreographer replied, “This girl outdoes herself every week. Every week when I walk into the training room I feel like the happiest professional to be in the room with a woman like this. “She made my first season at Strictly the best experience ever and it will always have a special place in my heart. We didn't have a chance to dance tonight, but my god she looks like this! ' It comes after the couple was reported to be set up for one final Strictly appearance after being unable to make it to the finals. Speaking to The Sun, a show source said, "The show's winner is returning to perform again for a dance when the series starts again, and it has been suggested that AJ could return for one final round on the dance floor. "Nothing's been decided yet, but if they can set the schedules AJ could be back for one last lap." This wouldn't be the only occasion a celebrity was reloaded as Nicola Adams and Katya Jones returned for a special routine after being evicted by Covid last year. The source added, "The idea of ​​having AJ do one final routine is something they'd like to make a reality."

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Strictly's Tilly Ramsay joins celebrity dating app Raya

Chef Gordon's daughter - who has always insisted that she and professional dancer Nikita, 23, be "best friends" - seems to be looking for high-level love now that the show is over (Author: Gardener)

Tilly RamsayShe sparked romantic rumors with her Strictly Come Dancing partner Nikita Kumzin during her time at the BBC competition. And it has now been alleged that Tilly Ramsay, 20 - was the ninth star to be eliminated from Strictly's latest series - has joined celebrity dating app Raya. Chef Gordon's daughter - who has always insisted that she and professional dancer Nikita, 23, be "best friends" - seems to be looking for high-level love now that the show is over. A source told The Sun, "She joined ages ago and didn't use the app because it was focused on Strictly." The Raya report came about when Nikita finally reunited his long-time friend Nicole Wirt in Frankfurt. The professional dancer took to Instagram Monday night to share a short clip showing that they were at a Christmas market together. It was previously alleged that the Strictly pro was previously in "hot water" with Nicole after he failed to return to Germany after leaving the show. Nicole had hoped that Nikita would fly back to Germany immediately after leaving the dance competition. A source told MailOnline at the time: "Nikita didn't make a decision not to return home, he couldn't have gone home despite new variations as he is under contract for the show and therefore for group numbers, etc." Insiders told The Sun. However, that the decision was influenced by new quarantine rules he would have to follow when leaving and entering the UK, said the election "raised eyebrows, not least Nicole's". The source said: "She was hoping that once Nikita was through with the competition, she would be on the first flight to Germany to see her." However, last month a source told The Sun Online that Tilly sees Nikita as more of a big brother and she's getting close to his girlfriend Nicole Wirt too. They said, “Tilly thinks the stories are really funny. She says he's more of a brother.

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The science of why Michelle Keegan is the sexiest celebrity

STUNNING Michelle Keegan was voted Sexiest Star by Sun readers - and it's not hard to see why. From her gym-trained physique to her "symmetrical" face, it seems like we just can't get enough ... (Author: Gardener)

Michelle KeeganSTUNNING Michelle Keegan was voted Sexiest Star by Sun readers - and it's not hard to see why. From her gym-trained physique to her "symmetrical" face, we can't seem to get enough of the Our Girl actress. Our poll of 2,000 Britons rated the 34-year-old number 1, beating Holly Willoughby and Liz Hurley first. But there is actually a science behind why Michelle is so attractive. She has the elusive proportions of the "golden section", the perfect smile and her soft lips correspond to the current beauty trends. Here - with the help of Dr. Euan Mackinnon, cosmetic doctor and surgeon at the Lovely Clinic in Knightsbridge in central London - let's explain her recipe for success. While we see her as a beauty, Dr. Mackinnon Michelle's face was unbelievably "average". But the cosmetic surgeon means it as a compliment. He said, “In the science of beauty, an average face is exactly what you want. “Average encompasses all sorts of factors such as the size of facial features and how they are arranged in relation to each other.” It means that Michelle encountered the rare “golden ratio”. This math formula means that the person's face is about one and a half times longer than it is wide, and their facial features are perfectly positioned within it. The doctor adds, “Take Michelle's nose as an example to explain this. It's average size, symmetrical and straight, whatever the eye. ”The brassic star has always been slim - but in recent years she has transformed her body with the help of her home gym. Michelle now has an impressive six pack and muscle definition. Daily High Intensity Interval Training (Hiit) classes with her husband - Towie star turned fitness guru Mark Wright - have helped her improve her fitness. Michelle says she avoids "too much cardio" as it makes you "skinny" and instead clings to weights. She told Cosmopolitan, "A few years ago I would have done about 40 minutes of cardio, but now I feel like my body changes the more I do the weights." Mackinnon believes Michelle uses dermal fillers to embellish her lips and gives it a fashionable look. "The biggest change in the ideals of beauty in the last ten years came with the introduction of botox and dermal fillers into the mass market. Both men and women find them more attractive:" We all know lips that have that The ratio of the upper and lower lips is distorted or they are just way too big for the face! "She may be the UK's hottest woman, but Michelle is incredibly down to earth:" I always do embarrassing things and my friends always say, 'When people are up to you Just look like that! '"Chips on Instagram she told her fans:" It's all about balance. " With her perfectly balanced features, Michelle's face is almost completely symmetrical. Dr. Mackinnon explains, “For us humans, symmetry is important. We like symmetry, and when you look at Michelle's face it's remarkably symmetrical. “Our natural symmetry is programmed into our genetic code. But as we grow, external factors can affect the stability of this symmetry. Michelle is blessed with a dewy complexion - and according to Dr. Mackinnon has a reason we find good skin attractive. He says: “Good skin health is perceived as a mirror of internal health and therefore makes us more attractive to others. “Fortunately, there are tons of ways to improve skin health. Celebrities are at the forefront in their skin care routine on the red carpet ahead of the events. Michelle never lets us down on the red carpet. At the 2020 Brit Awards, she literally shone in a shimmering silver gown with split thighs. Over the years she has become a full-fledged fashion icon, with her very own clothing collection at Very. Fashion expert Harriet Davey told The Sun, "Confidence often grows as you get older, and I can really see this in Michelle's outfits, that she's been loved all these years." There's no denying that Michelle has a beautiful smile - and Dr. Mackinnon believes that she “could have had a little help with very tasteful cosmetic dentistry”. "The ideal smile should have the curve of the upper teeth follow that of the lower lip, and of course size and color are important! Michelle was born in Stockport, Greater Manchester and has always stayed true to her north." Root.

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