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Joe Garratt: I didn’t abuse Lucie Donlan

Joe Garratt: I didn’t abuse Lucie Donlan

Joe Garratt has insisted he "didn’t manipulate or abuse" Lucie Donlan after almost 800 ‘Love Island’ viewers complained to Ofcom about his behaviour. The 22-year-old sandwich maker was dumped from the ITV2 reality show on Tuesday (18.06.19) after the public voted him out of the villa, following hundreds of Ofcom complaints which were filed by viewers who claimed he was ... »

Love Island’s Lucie Donlan to give villa ‘a chance’ after Joe Garratt was dumped

Love Island’s Lucie Donlan to give villa ‘a chance’ after Joe Garratt was dumped

Lucie Donlan has decided to "give it a chance" in the ‘Love Island’ villa after her love interest Joe Garratt was dumped from the island. On Tuesday’s (18.06.19) episode of the ITV2 reality show, Joe was voted out by the public after two pairs – Joe and Lucie, and Elma Pazar and Anton Danyluk – were branded by their fellow islanders as the least compatible c... »

Oti Mabuse: I cried during Strictly dress fitting

Oti Mabuse: I cried during Strictly dress fitting

Oti Mabuse "cried" at her first dress fitting for ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ due to body insecurities. The 28-year-old professional dancer will open up about issues with her 28GG bust line during an appearance on Thursday’s (20.06.19) episode of ‘Lorraine’, and the star admitted she felt ashamed of her figure when she compared herself to the other girls on the ... »

Love Island complaints soar overnight

Love Island complaints soar overnight

Ofcom have received more than 500 complaints about ‘Love Island’ in just one day. It was revealed on Tuesday (18.06.19) that the broadcasting regulator had had 486 calls about Maura Higgins’ advances towards Tommy Fury and 302 objections to Joe Garratt’s treatment of Lucie Donlan – who he told to spend more time with the girls rather than continue her friendship with ... »

Tristan Gemmill plays down ‘coincidental’ Coronation Street exits

Tristan Gemmill plays down ‘coincidental’ Coronation Street exits

Tristan Gemmill says it is "just a coincidence" that so many ‘Coronation Street’ stars announced their exits around similar times. The 52-year-old star – who portrays Robert Preston – has confirmed he is to leave the ITV soap, as have his colleagues Kym Marsh (Michelle Connor), Lucy Fallon (Bethany Platt), and Faye Brookes (Kate Connor), but Tristan insists the re... »

Susan Cookson joins Emmerdale

Susan Cookson joins Emmerdale

Susan Cookson has joined ‘Emmerdale’. The 54-year-old star will appear as Wendy, the mother of Victoria Sugden’s (Isabel Hodgins) rapist Lee – portrayed by Kris Mochrie – on the ITV soap next month, and she can’t wait to get stuck into the "gritty and emotional storylines". She said: "I am thrilled and delighted to be joining the community, both o... »

Gary Lineker to make World War II documentary

Gary Lineker to make World War II documentary

Gary Lineker is to make a World War II documentary to find out why his grandfather and other troops were called "D-Day Dodgers". The 58-year-old TV presenter is on a quest to discover why his grandfather, Stanley Abbs – who served in the Royal Army Medical Corps in Italy and fought at the Battle of Monte Cassino – was branded the cruel name, a term used for troops serving in ... »

Sherif Lanre claims Love Island bosses ‘won’t have told Islanders why he left’

Sherif Lanre claims Love Island bosses ‘won’t have told Islanders why he left’

Sherif Lanre claims ‘Love Island’ bosses "definitely wouldn’t have told" his fellow Islanders the reason he left the villa. The 20-year-old reality star was axed from the ITV2 dating show last week after accidentally kicking Molly-Mae Hague in the crotch and calling it a "**** punt" – and he doesn’t believe his fellow contestants are aware of the r... »

Hayley Tamaddon bought 18 pregnancy tests in disbelief at result

Hayley Tamaddon bought 18 pregnancy tests in disbelief at result

Hayley Tamaddon spent "a fortune" on 18 pregnancy tests – because she "couldn’t believe" she was really expecting. The former ‘Coronation Street’ actress is pregnant with her first child with estate agent partner Adrian, but the 42-year-old star was in such disbelief when her first test came back positive she did another 17 just to be sure. She said: &qu... »

ITV bans all-male comedy writing teams

ITV bans all-male comedy writing teams

ITV has banned all-male comedy writing teams. The British broadcaster’s head of comedy, Saskia Schuster – who has worked on shows including ‘Benidorm’ and ‘Celebrity Juice’ – has announced the channel will no longer be commissioning comedy shows that have all-male writers rooms in a new bid for equality and a greater representation of women. Speaking at Ch... »

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