Ten Things You Never Knew About Claudia Winkleman

Claudia Winkleman's appointment as the host of Film 2010 earlier this week came as a surprise to many. However, for her fans, who have fallen in love with her witty, warm and idiosyncratic presenting style over six series of It Takes Two, she is the perfect choice to take over from Jonathan Ross at the BBC movie show's helm. But how much do you know about Miss Winkleman? Here are ten fast facts about the TV presenter and mother-of-two.

1. Claudia Anne Winkleman was born on January 15, 1972 to mother Eve Pollard and father Barry Winkleman. Her stepfather is former Daily Express editor Sir Nicholas Lloyd.

2. Winkleman has an impressive education CV. She attended the independent City of London School for Girls and has an MA Hons degree in history of art from New Hall, Cambridge. What a show-off.

3. If Winkleman could interview one celebrity dead or alive, who would it be? Well she'd quite like to meet Elvis, but it appears that Channel 4 news anchor Jon Snow may just edge it. "I've got a thing for Jon Snow. A man that bright who also isn't afraid of a jaunty tie is seriously attractive," she says.

4. Claudia notes that her worst ever interview came when she was working on This Morning as a showbiz reporter. The culprit - Harrison Ford. "[He] was a bit of a c**k. I was so disappointed," she explains. "I was excited about meeting Indiana Jones. But my expectations were too high. He ended up talking about his love for carpentry."

5. A lot of people have questioned Claudia's credentials since she was confirmed as the host of Film 2010. We're going to wait for the show to start before we judge, but apparently her favourite films are The Shawshank Redemption, the first two Godfather movies and children's classic E.T..

6. According to Claudia, TV presenting is the easiest gig going. "On TV, the researchers and directors are so brilliant, my job is basically to get a fake tan and do some reading," she says. "Work is b*llocks!"

7. Claudia has become the queen of reality TV down the years. Her long list of credits include Fame Academy, Strictly Come Dancing (and spinoff show It Takes Two), Art School, Eurovision Dance Contest and Hell's Kitchen.

8. Despite meeting celebrities every day, Winkleman admits that she still gets starstruck in the most unusual circumstances. "I walked past Christopher Biggins in the supermarket recently and almost couldn't breathe," she recalls. "I thought, 'I wonder if I can I get him to sign my left boob...?'"

9. Many people find chef Marco Pierre White to be a scary and intimidating chap. However, Claudia insists that she had a splendid time with her Hell's Kitchen co-star. "He is hilarious. He is passionate about food. Ask him how to bone a fish and he comes alive. I find him hypnotic, I still fancy him," she says.

10. I know you are desperate to find out what Claudia's favourite fruit is, so I won't waste any more of your time. Apparently it's a Granny Smith apple!


There are few films, a star does for friendship and some with the lure of working under a big banner, irrespective of their content.

An extremely choosy actor Shahid Kapoor after giving big hits like Vivaah, Jab We Met and Kaminey has been giving duds like Dil Bole Hadippa (Yash Raj Films), Chance Pe Dance (UTV) and an equally bad follow up with Paathshaala.

Shahid’s friendship with producer of the film, ace choreographer Ahmed Khan is well known. But still we wish, he should have not blindly trusted his buddy when it came to a film!

Shahid plays Rahul Prakash Udyawar the new English teacher joining Saraswati Vidya Mandir, a school established in 1941. Since the school doesn’t have a music teacher, he ends up being one as well.

He gets help in this from the school's nutritionist-cum-admin girl, Anjali Mathur (Ayesha Takia). School principal Aditya Sahay (Nana Patekar).

Anjali ends up falling for Rahul during this process. Sahay who has nurtured the school for 32 years, cannot see it going down financially. So, he gives in to the management's demands of generating more revenue by commercialising the operations of the school.

This is met with intense opposition from the teachers, but they eventually have to comply to save their respective jobs. The school management even decides t hired PR experts to change its image.

Thus began, film and ad shoots happen on campus wherein students are used as extras. And before they know it, all kids have to now keep aside studies for 10 days and prepare for a reality show audition.

The rest of the film is about how the reality show thing tortures the students and how Rahul stands against it.

Director Milind Ukey who gave us the very lovable animated film Hanuman has got a good topical subject on hand but falters big time in the script written by producer Ahmed Khan himself.

While it identifies the problems perfectly, a proper solution is not offered in the end. Also what happens to the school finally is also not made clear.

Bad dialogues are made only worse by loud acting by most of the cast. Certain emotional scenes leave you either bored or end up making you laugh. Hanif Sheikh’s music barring the Lucky Ali number Aye Khuda is nothing much to praise about.

In an attempt to showcase how education goes for a toss in private schools as the managements aims to earn the extra buck the makers also don’t lose out a chance to make a satire out of the media, shifting focus from his original aim.

The pathetic climax is unintentionally hilarious with no conclusion to what happened to the villains of commercialization and all suddenly become well!

Shahid Kapoor and Nana Patekar are the only saving graces of the film with their well nuanced performances. The rest including Ayesha Takia don’t really make a difference. The child stars are just about okay.

Avoid this Paathshaala if you are in no mood for a badly written gyan giving film.

Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai

They don’t make ‘em like they used to. Those wholesome take-home-to-Mama type of chicks.And they don’t make such innocent yeh-kahan-aa-gaye-hum rom-coms either.

So naturally, or not so naturally, writer-turned- director Milap Zaveri gets his heroine, the toothy, endearing wholesome and fetching Jacqueline Fernandez to fly down to earth from Venus.One-way, business-class.

Women we were always told, were from Venus. Now we’ve proof of that.

Many of this pleasant film’s most likeable moments send out inoffensive echoes of Hollywood comedies about ladies from another world, like Splash and My Girlfriend Is An Alien. The final brew is aromatic in scent and minty in taste. The effect lasts fleetingly, though.

The situations that crop up once the alien beauty lands range from the predictable to the strained. No one in this film is in it for posterity. It’s a film done with a wink and a chuckle that communicate itself to the audience effectively.

Everyone in Zaveri’s film is looking for love. Riteish Deskhmukh more so than others. Apparently love has been eluding his character since infancy. Baba’s searching.

There’s a touch of Ram Gopal Varma’s Rangeela in the way the vagaries and eccentricities of the film industry are brought into play.

Strangely Milap’s writing skills, so much on display in many of the most successful comedies in recent times, is missing in the scenes set within the Bollywood film industry.

Sure. we get a good dekko at well-known stars. But they aren’t woven into the script as they were in other films about the film industry like Guddi and Rangeela.

The scenes where Riteish courts the delectable ingénue from outerspace lack subtlety but get marks for grace.

Riteish Deshmukh, a competent performer in any given circumstance, is engaging in the comic moments, but a little awkward doing the full-on roses-and-moonlight stuff. Matinee idol making girls faint, Deshmukh ain’t.

Ruslaan Mumtaz as his adversary in love is a pleasant surprise. Over the handful of films that this young actor has done he shows a definite growth as an actor.

He plays the ‘superstar’ as a stereotype but with a dash of the human quality. Could we see more of Ruslaan in forthcoming films, please?

Jacqueline’s is more a presence than a performance. She is that mermaid with wings who flies at an altitude where the desi rom-com is comfortably positioned as a family affair.

Absence of vulgarity and double-meanings is not always a virtue in cinema. In Jaane Kaahan Se Aayi hai, it is the papier-mache pristine quality that props up the pleasant proceeds.

Don’t expect to be swept off your feet. This one is meant to tickle your fancy. And it doesn’t fall short.

Lovato, Jonas Brothers for summer tour

Demi Lovato and the Jonas Brothers are teaming up for a Camp Rock themed summer tour.

The tour is scheduled to begin July 27 with a concert in Dallas, TX, the same day the Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam soundtrack will be released, according to Live Nation.

The US leg of the tour will end on October 17 in Raleigh, NC. International dates are expected, but have yet to be announced.

The sequel to the hit TV movie Camp Rock will premiere September 3 on the Disney Channel.

Faith Hill open to launching fashion line

Faith Hill has admitted that she would like to start her own fashion line.

The singer told The AP that if the right opportunity presented itself, she would be open to the idea.

"If the right opportunity presents itself, I can guarantee you it would be my passion, and I would put my heart and soul into making it the best it could possibly be," she said.

The country star said that she has already identified her target market.

"I would design for the women I know and their kids, busy moms with great style."

Hill was featured as a judge on the season finale of Project Runway.

Amy, Blake 'plan second honeymoon'

Amy Winehouse and Blake Fielder-Civil are planning to take a second honeymoon in Cuba, a report has claimed.

The reunited couple will jet off together as soon as Fielder-Civil's court-ordered curfew is lifted, according to The Sun.

It is thought that the pair started plotting the romantic break after becoming fans of Cuban cigars.

A source said: "Smoking cigars is their new thing. It all started when Amy bought a pack of Romeo y Julieta for Blake, because she thinks they're also tragic lovers.

"Amy and Blake have been spending their time reading up on the history and the culture behind them. Amy, in particular, followed up their origin, in Cuba.

"She thinks there's a kind of romance to it and would love to go there with Blake. She wants to go away to celebrate them being back together properly. It will be their second honeymoon. As soon as his curfew allows, they'll be off."

Winehouse divorced Fielder-Civil last summer, but they have since been tipped to re-marry after apparently sorting out their differences.

Gymnast Kerri Strug marries boyfriend

Olympic gymnast Kerri Strug has married her attorney boyfriend in Tucson, according to People.

The gold medalist, who performed while injured during the 1996 games in Atlanta, tied the knot with Robert Fischer in her Arizona hometown yesterday.

"Robert always wants to make me happy. He's a little old-fashioned. He really courted me, and for a while. To this day, he still gives me flowers on a regular basis," she said.

She reportedly wore a Pronovias dress customised with more than 5,000 Swarovski crystals.

Strug and Fischer, who met through mutual friends, celebrated their nuptials at the Skyline Country Club with around 200 guests, including gymnast Dominique Moceanu and coach Bela Karolyi.

'We're rallying around Bernie'

Coleen Nolan has vowed to do all she can to help sister Bernie following the news that the former Bill actress has breast cancer.

Bernie yesterday announced that she is suffering from the disease, but said that she would not let the illness defeat her.

Speaking to The Mirror, Coleen confirmed that the Nolan family is determined to support Bernie throughout the battle ahead.

The Loose Women star commented: "She's so strong, she's really holding it all together. Obviously she's had her moments but she's strong and we all have to be strong for her. We've all been rallying round to help her.

"Once her treatment starts if she's not feeling well, one or two of us will be there to help with her daughter Erin and her husband Steve."

Bernie is the third Nolan sister to be diagnosed with breast cancer. Anne and Linda previously fought the disease in 2000 and 2006 respectively.

Alan Sillitoe dies, aged 82

Alan Sillitoe has died at the age of 82.

The author's family confirmed that he had passed away at London's Charing Cross Hospital, BBC News reports.

Sillitoe was best known for his stories Saturday Night and Sunday Morning and The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, which were made into classic 1960s British films directed by Karel Reisz and Tony Richardson respectively

His son David said the hoped his father would be remembered for his contribution to literature.

Journalist Christopher Hitchens told The Mirror: "Alan Sillitoe will be remembered as long as there are rebels - preferably, but not necessarily, rebels with causes. "

Perry 'smokes through wedding stress'

Katy Perry is reportedly smoking because of the stress her upcoming wedding to Russell Brand.

The 'I Kissed A Girl' singer is rumoured to be engaged to Brand and is said to be considering hypnotherapy to help her quit smoking ahead of the nuptials.

According to The Mirror, Perry told a friend: "I'm stressed out with the wedding and I keep smoking to calm my nerves. I do it even though I know it is really bad for me and I know I need to stop.

"So I'm thinking I am going to have hypnotherapy to help me get over it. I'd never say to kids, 'This is cool'. It's a really bad habit that I need to quit."

Rapper Kanye West has reportedly been enlisted to help plan Brand's bachelor party ahead of his wedding to Perry.

'I didn't like conforming'

Lee Ryan has said that he did not like his early days as a member of boyband Blue because he did not enjoy having to conform.

The singer-songwriter told the Metro that he "hated" having to fit in and suggested that he had an identity crisis.

Ryan said: "A lot of people go through that and that first transitional stage.

"All my early 20s, I hated completely. I just didn't know who I was. Society puts a strain to conform and stand in line which I hate - it's not right."

He added that his former bandmate Duncan James "looks like he has a weight off his shoulders" having revealed that he is bisexual last year.

Ryan added: "He seems so much happier now. He feels like he's just cool, man. I saw him the other day and he was happy as Larry. I love him to bits. He's like a soulmate brother."

Scherzinger wants special needs music camp

Dancing With The Stars contestant Nicole Scherzinger has said that she wants so start a music camp for people with special needs.

Speaking to Los Angeles's Talk radio station, the Pussycat Dolls singer said the idea was inspired by her aunt, who has Down's syndrome.

"I grew up with my aunt who is actually younger than me because my grandmother had her at an older age and she has Down's syndrome," the 31-year-old said.

"I used to tell my girls in the Pussycat Dolls that I would have my own musical camp or school where I would teach people with special disabilities or Down's syndrome."

Scherzinger revealed that she would like to be an advocate for people with Down's syndrome.

“I want to bring awareness to how special people with Down's syndrome [are],” she

Lily Allen to front fashion TV show?

Lily Allen has reportedly signed a deal with Channel 4 to host a reality TV fashion show.

The programme will be the singer-songwriter's first return to presenting after the second series of BBC3's Lily Allen and Friends ended two years ago.

A source told Metro: "They've already started filming it. They're spending quite a lot on each show and there will be a couple of episodes following Lily in her new life in fashion."

A Channel 4 spokeswoman reportedly added: "It is happening. The name and how many shows there will be is still undecided. It is due to go out early next year."

In February, Allen confirmed plans to quit the music industry and focus on fashion and other ventures.

Denise Welch makes cocaine confession

Denise Welch has admitted that she snorted cocaine on the Coronation Street set during her time as a cast member on the soap.

Speaking candidly about her drug habit for the first time, the actress explained that she first started using the Class A substance when she was in her 20s, but developed a more serious problem in 1989 while suffering from depression following the birth of her eldest son.

Welch confessed that her "lowest moment" came when she took cocaine in a backstage bathroom at Corrie while her co-stars were busy filming scenes to mark Betty Driver's (Betty Williams) on-screen and real-life 80th birthday celebrations. Her dealer had met her outside the show's Manchester studios moments earlier.

The actress, who played Weatherfield barmaid Natalie Barnes, is quoted by The Mirror as saying: "I'd become the master of getting out of scenes in the Rovers. I'd always be saying something like 'Don't you think Natalie would be in the toilet? Or in the Rovers living room?'

"It was ridiculous, but this was a particularly awful day and I felt very low. When you suffer with depression it can just hit you like that at any time and I could feel myself slipping. I didn't have any drugs on me and I knew the only way I could possibly keep going and stay on an even keel was to get some more."

Welch also recalled arriving at work in July 1998 and barely being able to speak following an overnight cocaine binge. However, she was able to go ahead with her scheduled scene with screen lover Michael Le Vell (Kevin Webster) as planned.

The star eventually kicked her drug habit when she became pregnant with her second son Louis, now 9. She has since discovered that her depression was caused by a hormone imbalance and now suffers low moments less frequently after being prescribed tablets.

Welch reveals the full extent of her personal problems in new autobiography Pulling Myself Together, which is released later this week.

'I want to live to 199'

Burt Reynolds has claimed that he feels "fabulous" and wants "to live to 199".

The 74-year-old, who underwent a quintuple bypass surgery in March, insisted that he had no idea his arteries were closed.

Speaking to People, Reynolds said: "I was a heart attack waiting to happen. My doctor said I needed to undergo bypass surgery immediately. I went home and shaved then had the operation the next day."

Five days later, Reynolds was out of hospital and exercising. However, he had to miss the opening of his comedy A Bunch Of Amateurs.

He added: "I was in the hospital when it opened over there. I was sorry to have missed that, but I am happy that I am still alive to talk about it!"

'I don't get asked to strip in films'

Melanie Griffith has claimed that she no longer gets offered roles involving screen nudity.

The actress, who has previously stripped for the films Ha-Gan and Night Moves, insisted that it saddens her that the Hollywood industry treats older women in an unfair way.

Speaking to Hello, the 52-year-old said: "They don't ask me to take my clothes off in movies anymore! It's so sad!

"This industry is terrible for women of a certain age. But if you're positive and you think you're good, you can get roles for older women, and you'll work."

'Kourtney weighs less than me'

Kim Kardashian has claimed that her sister Kourtney weighs less than she does after having a baby.

The oldest Kardashian sister, who recently celebrated her 31st birthday, gave birth to her first child last year.

Speaking to Us Weekly, Kim said: "My sister weighs less than I do, and she just had a baby, so that's kind of fascinating to me! She looks amazing!"

It was recently reported that Kim was beaten by ex-husband Damon Thomas during their marriage.

Bundchen 'would accept saggy breasts'

isele Bundchen has insisted that she doesn't mind if her body goes through changes.

The supermodel, who has a 4-month-old baby with NFL star Tom Brady, revealed that she plans to have a big family.

Speaking to Hello, Bunchen said: "I want to have lots of children. It doesn't matter if my body changes. It is the most marvellous thing.

"They sometimes say that your breasts begin to sag, but I couldn't care less."

Bundchen recently described herself as looking like ET after having her baby.

Bret Michaels 'remains in critical condition'

Bret Michaels has reportedly remained in critical condition.

Michaels, who suffered a brain haemorrhage and was then stabilised at hospital, has been in intensive care since his arrival and doctors are still in search of the source of his bleeding, according to People.

A post on Michaels's official website read: "At this point Bret remains in ICU in critical condition. He is under 24-hour doctors' care and supervision. We are hopeful that further tests will locate the source of the bleeding, which has still not been located.

"As we all know Bret is a fighter and we are hopeful that once all is complete the slurred speech, blurred vision and dizziness, etc, will be eliminated and all functions will return to normal."

The message also recognised his fans for their support since the news broke on Friday.

"Everyone at Michaels Entertainment would like to thank all fans and friends for their continued thoughts and prayers through this difficult time."

Ronaldo invites Kardashian to World Cup?

Kim Kardashian has reportedly been invited by Cristiano Ronaldo to join him in South Africa at this summer's World Cup.

The reality TV star - who recently split from boyfriend Reggie Bush - apparently began dating the Portuguese winger earlier this month.

According to Showbiz Spy, Ronaldo has been strictly instructed not to get distracted ahead of the finals, but he is refusing to listen.

"Cristiano has already been advised to be careful and not get wrapped up in anything unnecessarily stressful ahead of the World Cup," an insider claimed. "The World Cup is huge for him in both football terms and marketing-wise, and he would be stupid to let a girl put that at risk.

"Cristiano is not exactly taking the advice. He's already told Kim he wants her to come to South Africa to cheer him on."

Kim Kardashian Gets Naked

Kim Kardashian is nude and unretouched inside the latest issue of Harper's Bazaar. And yes, she looks really good in the photo!

The curvy socialite took off all her clothes for Harper's Bazaar's lucky photographers for a photo that shows almost all of it, but at the same time hides a lot (bummer!)

Kardashian accepted to be photographed nude for the upscale magazine under the condition that her photos were not touched up. "She wants to be herself and look natural", said a source close to Kim.

And she actually does! The photo published shows no sign of having been photoshop'd and it captures Kimmy in all her natural glory.

Pamela Anderson Owes a Lot of Money

Pamela Anderson has made it into a most wanted list again, but this time it's not a "most wanted for sex celebrity", but a "most wanted delinquent taxpayer"!

The Baywatch star is among 250 citizens and companies that owe over $100,000 to the IRS this year.

The California Franchise Tax Board released its annual list of delinquent taxpayers this past Monday, and Pammy's name is way up on the list, with a whopping $493,000 debt in personal income tax.

To top it off, five construction companies have placed liens against her Malibu house for unpaid debts as a result of the extensive renovations she did to it last year, the highest one being over $600,000.

Apparently Pamela will have to do a lot more than shaking her sculptural body to the tango if she wants to get out of this one.

Picture Perfect

In the market for a new camera phone, Alessandra Ambrosio was spotted checking out a few of the Blackberry handheld devices in New York City on Friday afternoon (April 23).

Finally finding what she was looking for, the Victoria's Secret beauty snapped a few test shots before leaving the shop with her new purchase.

During the course of the afternoon outing, the 29-year-old also grabbed up a bite to eat at the popular Bar Pitti restaurant in the West Village of Manhattan.

As previously reported by Gossip Center, it has recently been announced that Miss Ambrosio landed the fall 2010 Moschino campaign.

Quite the big deal in the modeling world, Alessandra was styled by Anna Dello Russo while Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin shot the spread on April 15th in NYC.

Out With Honor In NYC

Opting for a city stroll, Jessica Alba and her daughter Honor Marie were seen out and about in New York City today (April 23).

The “Good Luck Chuck” actress and her adorable little girl took in the big city sights while chatting away on the phone.

Jessica is in the Big Apple for the Tribeca Film Festival and spent the day yesterday promoting the new eco-documentary “Climate of Change.”

Prior to her arrival in NYC, Ms. Alba was in Washington DC to raise support for the 1Goal global education campaign.

Michelle "Bombshell" McGee Strips Down In Sin City

Trying to pull in as much cash as she can from the Jesse James affair scandal, Michelle "Bombshell" McGee was out at the Deja Vu Adult Emporium in Las Vegas on Friday night (April 23).

Prior to her show at the Hustler Corporation owned club, the mistress of James signed posters - and some breasts - for $20 a pop.

Once finished with the autograph session, Miss McGee proceeded to dance for two songs as clubgoers cheered her on from the side of the stage.

Dancing topless during the second song, Bombshell then proceeded to collect her tips from the dance floor before heading backstage and calling it a night.

Dina Lohan Steps Up To Defend Lindsay

With all sorts of drama surrounding the family, Dina Lohan has jumped to the defense of her oft-troubled daughter, Lindsay Lohan.

Stemming from an incident on Thursday (April 22), Dina has voiced her total disapproval of ex-husband Michael Lohan's decision to take Los Angeles Country Sheriff's Department deputies to Lindsay's apartment for an attempted "welfare check" on her sister, Ali.

Talking to People magazine, Dina tells, "They scared the hell out of my girls. Ali called me hysterically crying. They were hysterical and petrified of him. I spoke to the [police officer] and said, 'You don’t have a warrant, get out!'

With Michael claiming that 16-year-old Ali is being exposed to unhealthy surroundings, Dina responded by saying, "Lindsay is absolutely, 100 percent, not [a bad influence]. Ali is amazing. She loves her sister. Would I let my daughter go anywhere that's dangerous? I mean, come on, Ali and Lindsay need to be protected from their ex-father. That's the dangerous situation."

Mama Lohan continues, "Michael's not well. Nothing he does surprises me. He's dangerous. He's not going to be able to [intrude] again and get that close. Ali doesn't want to see him again. She has a block on her phone because she was so petrified of him"

Her advice to her ex-con ex, "He needs to pay child support and leave his kids alone. I'm not going to sit idle and watch bad things happen to my kids."

"Iron Man 2" Stars Step Out In LA

pending the afternoon on the blue carpet, some of the biggest names in Hollywood teamed up for press duties at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles, California on Friday (April 23).

Having just flown into town from NYC, Gwyneth Paltrow looked elegant in a fancy grey frock as she joined co-stars Robert Downey Jr and Scarlett Johansson to attend a photo call for their new movie, "Iron Man 2".

Also on-hand for the Paramount Pictures/Marvel Entertainment festivities were Mickey Rourke, Don Cheadle and the movie's director, Jon Favreau.

Due in theaters on May 7th, a plot synopsis via IMDB tells: "With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) faces pressure from the government, the press, and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his invention, Stark, along with Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow), and James "Rhodey" Rhodes (Don Cheadle) at his side, must forge new alliances -- and confront powerful enemies."

Chace Crawford's London Love

Having recently returned to the States, it seems as if Chace Crawford may have gone and left his heart in London.

While the seriousness is still unknown, rumors tell that the "Gossip Girl" hunk got chummy with a blonde actress known simply as Tessa.

Stuck in the UK longer than expected after flight cancellations due to the volcanic ash from Iceland, Chace was introduced to Tessa by a mutual friend - with the twosome pairing up for a dinner date at Le Caprice before hitting up Whisky Mist nightclub.

A source tells the NY Daily News, “Chace was trapped in London, so he spent his time with Tessa. They were introduced by a friend and really hit it off.”

With Chace back home in the States, the insider adds, “He had to return to the US for work, but he hopes he’ll see her again."

Top-Earning Pinkberry Papa

Spending time with family as he recovers from injury, David Beckham was spotted with his three boys in Beverly Hills on Friday (April 23).

Joined also by wife Victoria, the English soccer stud hobbled around as the gang made their way to the Pinkberry frozen yogurt store for a chilly treat.

The sighting comes just as it was announced that Beckham, who is suffering from a ruptured Achilles' tendon, was named as soccer's "highest earner" by Forbes.

The Forbes report tells that Becks raked in "$138 million since signing with the Galaxy in January 2007, $102 million of that from endorsements."

Some of David's biggest endorsement deals are with companies including Adidas, Motorola, Giorgio Armani and Sharpie.

Gul Panag reveals stalker 'trauma'

Gul Panag has claimed that she is being stalked.

The actress, who was crowned Miss India in 1999, said that she feels distressed by the constant phone calls and text messages.

"So I have finally joined the club of those being stalked," she posted on her Twitter page.

"It's not fun. Calls, SMSes the works!! Harassment trauma... just got five calls from him. He is awake now after having been up all night calling me. Solution: I don't pick [up] phone! Police complaint will be last resort."

Paris Hilton is Single Again

Despite marriage plans and lots of hints about a big wedding, Paris Hilton and her boyfriend Doug Reinhardt have split again.

According to E! News, the two spent Easter separately. Paris was with her family in Palm Springs and Dough in Aspen with his.

A source says that Reinhardt was talking about trying to patch things up, though: "He was in Aspen with his dad this weekend and was considering stopping by Vegas on the drive back, but changed his mind. I'm pretty sure that's why he went to Aspen...to hide out and try to get over her."

Of course he'll try to fix things up! If you had a chance to marry a hot blonde with tons and tons of money, that loves sex and enjoys an occasional threesome, would you let that slip between your fingers?

Anna Paquin Bisexual Trouble?

Anna Paquin is in the middle of a new controversy this week, after she announced a few days ago that she is bisexual.

In a video ad campaign for the launch of Cyndi Lauper's project "Give A Damn", Paquin said "I'm Anna Paquin. I'm bisexual, and I give a damn", and that was enough for all hell to break loose for the gorgeous Canadian actress.

Granted, she is now receiving tons of fan mail from other bisexual women and men who admire her courage to come out of the closet, but she's also receiving some pretty disturbing hate mail. Among the latter, there have been several emails that threaten Paquin and specifically mention bodily harm. Local police is currently investigating these.

Jessica Biel Makes It To Miami

Having taken a day-breaking flight out of LAX Airport in Los Angeles earlier in the day, Jessica Biel was spotted jetting into Miami International Airport on Friday (April 23).

Making for quite the long morning of traveling, the "Powder Blue" bag tiredly toted her belongings out to an awaiting car for transport to a nearby hotel.

Meanwhile, Jessica continues to look forward to what will be a busy summer of promoting, as on June 11th she'll usher in the release of the Joe Carnahan directed movie "The A-Team".

Co-starring Bradley Cooper and Liam Neeson, the film finds "a group of Iraq War veterans looking to clear their name with the U.S. military, who suspect the four men of committing a crime for which they were framed."

Kendra Wilkinson's Beautiful Backside

Often having been mentioned in "Best Backside" polls, Kendra Wilkinson is known for having quite the fit and fine physique - as she's shown it off to the world many a times.

Rising the ranks of celebrity via a big boost from Hugh Hefner, the E! reality star has since moved on from the Playboy life to that of mother and wife.

Having welcomed son Hank Baskett IV into the world this past December, Miss Wilkinson may have cooled down her partying ways - but she still has plans of getting back her fabulous figure.

Using outdoor exercise to help, Kendra recently wrote on her blog: "I decided to do Runyon Canyon for the 1st time since I got pregnant with baby Hank. I went with my friends Mykelle, Jeannie and Eddie and went up the hard way and it felt sooo good!"

Seemingly making for the perfect recipe to get back into tip-top shape, she adds, "I love hiking and exercising outdoors and it was such a nice day. Can't wait to do it again!"

Tiger Woods Pens Message To His Fans

Though he's troubled in his personal life with headlines this week unanimously indicating that a divorce may be rapidly approaching, Tiger Woods continues to push forth with his immersion back into the PGA Tour.

With his wife, Elin Nordegren, and two children, Sam and Charlie, currently overseas in Sweden, the scandal-plagued golf star took to his blog to update fans on his life's happenings.

Having signed up for three more events in late April/May, Woods tells of his Masters experience: "I honestly didn't know what to expect from the fans, but they were absolutely incredible from Monday through Sunday."

Of his interactions with the crowd, Tiger wrote, "I tried and wanted to interact with as many fans as I could. One little girl gave me a letter on the third tee, which was awfully sweet. I knew a few people in the gallery, including my mom, which was nice."

For those interested, Woods' full correspondence reads as follows:

"I have to say it felt great to return to competition at the Masters Tournament. To actually contend in a major on the back nine Sunday and tie for fourth with very little preparation, with all that has transpired in my life, was pretty cool.

I honestly didn't know what to expect from the fans, but they were absolutely incredible from Monday through Sunday. It was unreal. They definitely helped me mentally to be more comfortable out there. I was hoping for the best. To get that type of warmth is something I did not expect and will never forget.

It also felt great to be in the hunt again, but unfortunately, I didn't have my game. I knew I needed to make a run, but I just didn't have one in me. I had a terrible warm-up session Sunday, and it carried over to the first tee.

As far as competing, it was just like riding a bike again. Once the tournament came, everything felt normal, and I fell into my old rhythm and routine. I didn't even think about it; it just happened. My body knew what to do.

I tried and wanted to interact with as many fans as I could. One little girl gave me a letter on the third tee, which was awfully sweet. I knew a few people in the gallery, including my mom, which was nice.

It was also great to see all the guys. They had been asked a lot of questions in my absence and handled the distractions very well. I appreciate their support, but it felt good to try and beat them again.

I received some criticism for bad language, which I apologized for immediately after Saturday's round. It's tough when you're in a competitive environment and in the flow of a tournament. I'm not perfect. All I can say is I'm trying to do everything I can without losing my fire and competitive spirit.

Although it was my first tournament using all V-grooves, it was a seamless transition. I played V-grooves in all my irons except my sand wedges at The Presidents Cup and for the remainder of the year, so it was a pretty easy change. I didn't have much trouble adjusting to the sand wedges because I have the softest ball on the PGA Tour.

Before I stop talking about the Masters, I want to congratulate Phil Mickelson on the win and for all it means to him, Amy and the entire Mickelson family. They have really gone through a lot this year, and I wish them good health from now on.

I hear Lorena Ochoa is retiring from professional golf. Although we never played together, I met her several times, and she is a wonderful person and a great champion. The game of golf is definitely going to miss her. I hope she decides to stay involved in one form or another.

I also heard that the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach this year will be televised in prime time on the weekend. I think the last time NBC did it was at Torrey Pines in 2008, and the ratings were pretty good. The only time we can be on prime time is when the tournament is held on the West Coast, so we might as well take advantage of it. I think it's great for golf.

Earlier this week, I committed to THE PLAYERS Championship and the AT&T National. Obviously, that's earlier than usual. The PGA Tour asked me to commit earlier if I could to help the tournaments with their planning and security. I completely understand and know they're trying to help out me and the other players. Whenever possible, I will continue to do this going forward.

Next week, I return to competition at the Quail Hollow Championship in North Carolina. Quail Hollow Club is one of my favorite courses on tour. It's traditional, right in front of you, difficult, and you have to shape shots both ways. I managed to win there in 2007 and look forward to going back.

I took a little time off after the Masters to go scuba diving and spend time with my family. But I did enjoy a fun round of golf with my friend John Cook at Isleworth Country Club. I double-eagled the par-5 17th hole -- the third of my life -- with a 5-wood and shot 63, so my game is improving.

Bret Michaels Hospitalized In Critical Condition

Currently struggling with life-threatening health issues, Bret Michaels is back in the hospital following painful headaches which culminated in bleeding at the base of his brain stem.

According to People magazine reports, the 47-year-old singer turned reality star is listed in critical condition at an undisclosed hospital after being rushed to get help late Thursday night.

Suffering from a massive subarachnoid hemorrhage, a People insider tells, "After several CAT scans, MRIs and an angiogram, [doctors] decided to keep Michaels in the ICU and are running several tests to determine the cause."

As for the upcoming hospital plans, the source said, "[It] will be touch and go for the next few days while he is under intense observation."

As previously reported by Gossip Center, Michaels underwent an emergency appendectomy in San Antonio, Texas, just two weeks ago.

Megan Fox not game for one-night stands

Megan Fox says the idea of one-night stands makes her sick and that she has slept with just two men.

Apart from her current boyfriend, actor Brian Austin Green, the 23-year-old beauty says she's only been with her childhood boyfriend.

"I've only been with two men my entire life. My childhood sweetheart and Brian. I can never have sex with someone that I don't love, ever. The idea makes me sick. I've never even come close to having a one-night stand," she said.

Fox blames herself for the way the media portray her as a man eater.

"My biggest regret is that I've assisted the media in making me into a cartoon character. I don't regret what has happened to me but I regret the way I have dealt with it," she said.

Fox says she's currently leading a quiet life with boyfriend Green and help raise his son Kassius, 8, which she says media tends to overlook.

"I am a stepmother to the fullest extent. I have looked after Kassius since he was three and he has no memory of life without me. For some reason, no one wants to look at me that way."

Fabulous Lingerie Lady

Showing off her fabulous figure, Natalia Vodianova took part in a recent spring/summer 2010 ad campaign shoot.

Swapping in and out of a number of outfits, the 28-year-old Russian beauty sported lingerie, swimwear and casual garb as photogs eagerly snapped up shots.

The lovely model also continues to test her hand in the world of cinema, as she stars in the recently released movie "Clash of the Titans".

Having hit theaters earlier this month, "Clash of the Titans" finds "the mortal son of the god Zeus embark on a perilous journey to stop the underworld and its minions from spreading their evil to Earth as well as the heavens."

The Louis Leterrier directed flick boasts quite the star-studded cast including Sam Worthington, Ralph Fiennes and Liam Neeson.

Suspected Of Theft

She doesn’t have the most pristine legal record out there, and now it seems Lindsay Lohan may be fingered for another crime.

The troubled “Mean Girls” actress has been questioned by police in connection with the theft of a Rolex watch valued at $35,000.

According to a report, the cops have photographic evidence that LiLo knows the whereabouts of the pricey timepiece, though she has denied that she lifted it.

Lohan’s lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley explained, “The allegations are completely untrue.” The owner of the watch claims it was left at Lindsay’s home and never returned.

Sexy In Sussex

Getting in some mother-daughter bonding, Katie Price was spotted out and about with her daughter Princess in Sussex, England today (April 23).

The UK glamour girl looked a bit cranky as she carried her little girl while shutterbugs swarmed around her.

In related news, it seems Katie is starting to boss her new husband Alex Reid around a bit- and has ordered him to go on a diet.

“In their business, image is everything. Kate is worried if he lets himself go there will be consequences for their money- earning potential,” said a source.

Sarah Palin Testifies Against Email Hacker

While it’s no secret that she received a plethora of criticism during her 2008 campaign with Presidential candidate John McCain, it seems Sarah Palin also suffered an attack from a computer hacker.

And earlier today (April 23) the former Governor of Alaska testified in a Tennessee court against a former college student accused of illegally accessing her email account.

David Kernell is suspected of hacking into Palin’s personal email account and posting her daughter Bristol’s phone number on a website. This led to harassing phone calls and text messages.

Kernell is not being accused of making the phone calls, though he could face up to 50 years in prison if convicted. David’s lawyer said it was all a prank and he meant no harm.

Braless Beauty

Never shy when it comes to wardrobe decisions, Kate Moss stepped out sans bra in London on Friday afternoon (April 23).

The catwalk cutie smiled for paparazzi as she ran a few errands including picking up some clothes from the local dry cleaners.

From there, Miss Moss continued on to a local pub, where she met fiance Jamie Hince for a relaxing week-ending meal.

Meanwhile, Kate was out on the town the previous night, as she partied the night away at the Art Plus Music fete held at the Whitechapel Gallery.

'Butler is not in my film'

Priyanka Chopra has denied that she got Gerard Butler a part in her new movie.

Indian tabloids had suggested that Chopra has a romantic relationship with Butler and had secured him a role in her latest film Saat Khoon Maaf.

However, Chopra, who has reportedly reunited with Shahid Kapoor, called the rumours false and said that many journalists have wild imaginations.

"Guys just to clarify things… Gerard Butler is not in Saat Khoon Maaf. I don’t know where these fictional stories come out as news," she told her Twitter followers.

"I'm almost scared to tweet anything now cause of journos and their overactive imaginations who make up stories by just presuming my mindframe."

Saat Khoon Maaf, based on Ruskin Bond's story Susanna's Seven Husbands, is about a woman who kills her seven spouses. It also stars Naseeruddin Shah, Neil Nitin Mukesh and Irrfan Khan.

Sandra Bullock Getting a Divorce

Sandra Bullock is not taking her husband back despite him having checked himself into rehab to treat his sex addiction.

According to Radar Online, Sandra Bullock has already prepared divorce papers against Jesse James. A source close to the soon to be dissolved couple said that "her attitude against Jesse hasn't softened since she found out he was cheating on her. She's been betrayed and cheated on and she's not getting over that."

After Jesse James admitted to Bullock that he cheated on her with a total of seven women, it's kind of understandable that she's not willing to take him back.

Lisa Rinna's Erect Nipples

Lisa Rinna may be close to 50 years old, but she still "has it". What's even better, she's proud to show it.

Accompanied by her husband Harry Hamlin, the actress attended a movie premiere on Wednesday night, dressed in a purple-colored dress and no bra.

That means that her generously sized tits were bouncing freely at the rhythm of her walking, and despite their lack of a bra constrain, those bad boys weren't looking saggy at all. On the contrary, her tits were pretty perky and quite firm. That can only mean one thing: Lisa Rinna had to have had her boobs silicon-enhanced, right?

Nothing wrong with that, silicon parts were made for boys! I would also like to call your attention to Lisa Rinna's nipples. In every picture of Lisa snapped lately, her nipples look hard as rocks, and can you see how erect they are here, even though it's obviously hot since she's wearing a sleeveless dress? What's up with that? Do they also have surgery for nipples?

Khan's wax statue moves to Hong Kong

Shah Rukh Khan's wax statue has been moved to the Madame Tussauds museum in Hong Kong.

The wax likeness of the actor, 44, normally resides in London's Madame Tussauds but is being lent to the Hong Kong branch for three months.

The figure of the Bollywood star will be displayed alongside the likes of Jackie Chan, Harrison Ford and Johnny Depp in the World Premier section.

"Madame Tussauds Hong Kong has been receiving many more tourists from India in the last two years. While these guests enjoy meeting our unique collection of 100 international celebrities and world leaders, we are delighted to have Khan join our attraction," Bret Pidgeon, general manager of Madam Tussauds Hong Kong and Shanghai, told Mid Day.

Khan's likeness was installed in London in April 2007 and will return to the UK at the end of July 2010.

Pidgeon said that the Hong Kong museum had borrowed the Khan waxwork because its display of Amitabh Bachchan's statue had proved very popular.

"Following the success of displaying Amitabh Bachchan's wax figure at the attraction last year, we anticipate that Khan will be as popular with the Indian community in Hong Kong and guests visiting from abroad," he added.

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