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Strictly Come Dancing 2016: Will Young QUITS show for 'personal reasons'

The former Pop Idol winner is said to have decided to leave the show for "personal reasons". In a statement, the singer revealed: “To be a part of Strictly has been a long time ambition of mine. "As a performer, a viewer, and a fan of the show, to dance as a contestant was an experience I always hoped for. "I have made some great friends, and am in awe of their performances week in, week out. "I have found a creative partnership with Karen that has been the most wonderful ...
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While the experience of puking in zero gravity may not sound like the most romantic way to spend a first date, it somehow worked out for Nick Viall. He isn’t the most typical bachelor anyway, so anyth
FANCY meeting Maine Mendoza in person? Now you can make that happen through Mendoza’s online contest in cooperation with CDO Funtastyk. All you have to do is to capture yourself doing the dare she wil
Spoilers ahead Some dreams come to an end. New Trier High School grad Elizabeth Whitelaw was sent home on Monday's episode of "The Bachelor" after she failed to secure a rose from Nick Viall during th
REIGNING Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach confirmed that she's in a relationship with professional race car driver Marlon Stockinger. In a television interview, the 27-year-old said she's happy to have fin
Graham Kerr’s leaping days are over, but he still speed walks every morning from his house in Mount Vernon.
What better way to start our 2017 than in the most powerful naturally aspirated V12 supercar. You've probably already guessed it by looking at the title, the Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster. It so
Hollywood & Crime Episodes 1-3 There are a number of soundcasts focused on criminal activity, be it murder (My Favorite Murder, All Killa, No Filla, and the celebrated first season of Serial), or a v
After sustaining damage due to an electrical fire, the marquee sign of the Goodman Theatre will once again shine brightly.The marquee on Dearborn Street above the theater's entrance will be illuminate
On Jan. 14, 2016, Celine Dion’s world was turned upside down when her husband and manager René Angélil died of throat cancer at age 73.  Now, on the one-y
Donald Trump has had some serious trouble locking down musicians to perform at his inauguration festivities. In part, this might be because some of the best contemporary artists are busy planning alt
Sam Reece reached out to Courtney Wood on Twitter [Twitter] The Apprentice star is currently thought to be dating her former co-star, Courtney Wood.  And now Stephanie Davis’ ex Sam Reece
Kim Woodburn embarrassed everyone with her heart to heart with Chloe Ferry.
TV picks for Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, include “Bones,” “Fresh Off the Boat,” “This is US” and “Frontline.”
Calum Best has charmed all the ladies in the CBB house.
Plus, Octavia Spencer buys ‘Hidden Figures’ tickets for needy families and more entertainment news        
Jasmine was kicked out through a side door.
Today in Entertainment: 'Hidden Figures' leads holiday box office; 'Breaking Bad's' Gus Fring returns in 'Better Call Saul' Jan. 16, 2017, 2:37 p.m. We're experiencing a moment of relative calm in
With his warrior-like hairdo and passion for history and Vikings, Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson was a natural fit to appear on the History series.
We’re still years away from the eighth and final season of “Game of Thrones”  but HBO is toying with ways to avoid having to say goodbye to Westeros.  Accor
Armie Hammer and his wife Elizabeth are expanding their brood.
This Martin Luther King Jr. Day many people are remembering the legacy of an incredible man, but some are doing so less tastefully than others. The UPS Twitter account tweeted out a str
Naledi Sande Arts Reporter — Musicians based in the diaspora have lamented lack of airplay on local radio stations, saying they were failing to get the mileage they deserve, yet their products w
Tawanda Matanhire Arts Correspondent — Graphic designer Trulin Munyaradzi recently launched a clothes label named “Hobho Hobho” in Avondale, Harare, at the weekend, a collection which he hopes w
Sophie Chese-Msowa Arts Correspondent — Sons of legendary musicians Willom Tight and Bob Nyabinde, Garry and Agga, have combined forces on a national musical tour meant to take their own music t
Tawanda Marwizi Arts Correspondent — Contemporary musician Andy Muridzo has announced the coming of his third album “Tichambotenderera” that will be launched in March at 7 Arts Theatre in Avonda
WASHINGTON. – The distance from the snowy peaks of Davos to a maize farm in Zimbabwe isn’t measured only in miles: They’re centuries apart in economic development. Bridging decades quickly is th
Arts Reporter — Utakataka Express frontman, Peter Moyo is set to celebrate the success of his DVD “Mabasa aMwari” at Jazz 24 /7 next week. The Young Igwe said the DVD has been well received with
No details on the shocking scenes have been revealed to ensure viewers are fully surprised when the scenes play out on screen. It’s not exactly been calm in Albert Square recently, with January see
James O'Hara has a type when it comes to girls [Wenn] And now the star’s flatmate Robert Davies has revealed that the American is exactly the footballer’s type.  “(Jamie) goes for the beau
A review of Seattle Opera’s staging of Peter Konwitschny’s production of “La traviata,” through Jan. 28 at McCaw Hall, Seattle.
Just under a week after coming out of the closet, Country Music Television (CMT) personality Cody Alan is opening up about his decision to share his sexuality with the world, and what he hopes his co
Viewers were expecting to see a live eviction take place on Sunday after host Emma Willis revealed that a second housemate would be leaving the show. However, fans were left annoyed when the episod
Danielle Lloyd has spoken out about her marriage to Jamie O'Hara[OK! Magazine] But the model has now opened up about exactly what led to the pair breaking up, back in 2014, after just two years
Jonny McGovern just dropped his first music video in in three years ? and it’s chock-full of queer queries that might have stumped you at one time or another. “Gay Questions”

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