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Kim Kardashian blames ‘general difference of opinions’ for Kanye West divorce

1 h Newsdesk Kim Kardashian has opened up about her divorce from Kanye West. The reality TV star filed for divorce from the rapper, the father of her four children, after six years of marriage in February, and speaking during the Keeping Up with the Kardashians reunion special, hosted by Andy Cohen on Thursday, the KKW Beauty mogul addressed the split. When asked directly why the marriage didn't work, Kim told Andy, "I honestly don't think I would even say it here on TV, but it was not like, one specific thing that happened on either part. "I think it was just a general difference of opinions on a few things that lead to this decision and in no way would I want someone to think I didn't give it my all or I didn't try." Despite the breakdown of their marriage, the star insisted the former couple has "an amazing co-parenting relationship", the rapper will "always be family" and she's his biggest fan. In footage which aired on the family reality show earlie..

Chrissy Teigen’s team claim Michael Costello shared fake screenshots of alleged bullying

1 h Newsdesk Chrissy Teigen's team has claimed the screengrabs designer Michael Costello posted on Instagram as he accused the star of bullying are fake. Earlier this week, the fashion designer claimed the TV personality bullied him on social media and tried to blacklist him from the fashion community back in 2014, and his post included grabs of alleged direct messages from Teigen, in which she is said to have written: "Racist people like you deserve to suffer and die. You might as well be dead. Your career is over, just watch." However, on Thursday, a representative for the star told Business Insider the alleged DMs from her are fake. Reporters at the outlet noted inconsistencies in the pictures, which appear to have an amalgamation of various Instagram features from throughout the years. Notably, Teigen has been verified on Instagram since 2014, but the screenshots don't show the blue checkmark, suggesting they were taken before then. However, they show purple and blue ..

Demi Lovato launches sweepstakes campaign to raise funds for favourite charities

5 h Newsdesk Demi Lovato has partnered with Propeller bosses again to launch a new auction and sweepstakes campaign to raise funds for the pop star's favourite charities. The initiative will benefit organisations important to Demi, including the Human Rights Campaign, The Trevor Project, and the Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness. In supporting the campaign, fans can win one-of-a-kind prizes, including outfits Demi has worn on tour and during television appearances. Launching the new idea on Thursday, the singer said in a statement, "Pride is about celebrating and giving back to our community, and this year I want all of us to take action! "With this Propeller campaign, we've made it easy for people to take meaningful action by engaging with critical legislation, advocating for trans and non-binary voices, and ultimately lifting up our community with support. I've curated some incredible prizes, but the true win for everyone will be watching the positive effects..

Pixie Lott postpones wedding

5 h Newsdesk Pixie Lott is postponing her wedding until all her guests can attend. The Cry Me Out singer, who has been engaged to model Oliver Cheshire since 2016, has decided to delay the big day until the Covid-19 restrictions change and the number limit on wedding guests is lifted so they can invite all their friends and family and have the ceremony they've always dreamed of. "We've got big families, and so we want to wait until the rules are not in place where we can invite all the people that we want to (sic)," the 30-year-old explained during an appearance on That Gaby Roslin Podcast. "Obviously the rule changed to 15 people, and it's not really going to be good for us because I've already got so many bridesmaids - it goes over 15... So, we've got to wait." The Voice Kids judge shared that they've got the venue lined up and many of the details sorted, they're just waiting for the time when there are no limits on wedding guests. "So hopefu..

Britney Spears doesn’t know if she’ll ever perform live again

5 h Newsdesk Britney Spears isn't sure if she'll "ever" take to the stage again. The 'Toxic' hitmaker responded to some fan questions on social media this week and admitted she doesn't know whether or not fans will see her perform live in the future. Taking to her Instagram Story, she simply said: "I have no idea. I'm having fun right now. "I'm in a transition in my life and I'm enjoying myself, so that's it." Meanwhile, Britney is due to appear virtually at her July 23 conservatorship hearing, after her lawyer previously urged the court to allow Britney to speak on "an expedited basis" amid the ongoing battle. The 39-year-old pop star has been unable to make major financial decisions for herself without the approval of her dad since the 2008 agreement. The issue has been thrown into the spotlight this year, after the 'Framing Britney Spears' documentary - which explored the conservatorship battle - aired in February. And i..

Moby builds ‘wall’ between public and private life

5 h Newsdesk Moby has built a "wall" between his public and private personas. The 55-year-old star - whose new album 'Reprise' dropped last month - has been sober for 12 years and open about his past experiences with drugs, but now he explained he's living a "banal and boring" life. He told the Daily Telegraph newspaper: "I've had to build a wall between the public figure and the private person. "My private person is of no interest to anyone anyway. It's so unexciting, banal and boring, but that's just who I am." The 'Move (You Make Me Feel So Good)' hitmaker admitted nowadays he's more interested in watching cute animal videos online. He added: "To my great shame, one of my vices now is scrolling through stupid videos on TikTok. "I have no business doing that. I don't do it that often but, boy, have they designed social media so well in their addictiveness." And now, Moby suggested he might need to bring back his old phone policy to st..

Tom Grennan, Mimi Webb and Shaybo on stage for ‘Prime Day Live’

5 h Newsdesk Earlier this week, hosted ‘Prime Day Live’ - a star-studded livestreamed event presented by Amazon Music featuring UK artists Tom Grennan, Mimi Webb and Shaybo ahead of Prime Day on 21st and 22nd June. Each artist took to the iconic Roundhouse stage in London’s Camden to perform to an intimate audience made up of key workers from AmazonSmile-registered mental health charities YoungMinds, Together for Mental Wellbeing and Making Me, all three of which can benefit from AmazonSmile doubling donations this Prime Day, at no extra cost to charities or customers. Broadcaster and DJ, Marvin Humes and performing artist and Twitch creator, Talia Mar co-hosted proceedings. The show is now available to stream via Twitch at Tom Grennan, treated guests and viewers at home to his Top 10 hits, including Little Bit of Love and Found What I’ve Been Looking For. Tom spoke of his love for being back performing, saying: “To feel that buzz and that ener..

Alan Walker revives Scatman for new single

7 h Newsdesk Alan Walker has revived 'Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)' for his new single. The 23-year-old DJ and producer has sampled the Eurodance classic - originally released by Scatman John in 1994 - on his own song 'Sweet Dreams', and he explained the appeal of putting fresh twists on "older" tracks. He told The Sun newspaper's Bizarre column: "It’s such a great throwback and such a memorable melody, you go around singing it. “Recreating older songs is what’s in at the moment. “It’s a cool song to work with because it’s really going to sit on your mind. It was an honourable one to work on.” For the track, the English-Norwegian star teamed up with Kazakh producer Imanbek, although they found it tough to communicate when they finally met on the set of the music video. Alan added: "We met for the first time when shooting the video in Dubai. He doesn’t speak English so we had to resort to drastic measures to communicate. "I downloaded Google Translate and we ..

Jack Savoretti ‘jealous’ of Nile Rodgers’ enduring love for his work

7 h Newsdesk Jack Savoretti has admitted he's jealous of Nile Rodgers' enduring passion for "going to work every day". The 37-year-old singer worked with the Chic legend - as well as John Oates - on his new album 'Europhiana', and he was inspired by his sessions with the iconic musician. He told The Sun newspaper: “This is a guy who’s been at the top of his game for four or five decades and he still absolutely loves going to work every day. “That’s something I envy, because I feel it now but I don’t know if I’m going to feel it forever. “Nile’s relentless and he’s been a mentor throughout this whole process.” Nile sings on the LP's single 'Whos Hurting Who, and Oates lends his guitar skills - and backing vocals - to 'When You're Lonely'. Explaining his decision to enlist the duo, Jack explained: "The reason I wanted to work with those guys is because their music, from disco to yacht rock, revolutionised European music. "Without disco, we wou..

Notting Hill Carnival 2021 will not go ahead as planned

7 h Newsdesk Notting Hill Carnival 2021 will not go ahead as originally intended 'on the streets due to the ongoing uncertainty and risk COVID-19 poses'. A statement on behalf of the board of Notting Hill Carnival Ltd. After lengthy consultations with our strategic partners, our Advisory Council and individual participating bands and sound systems, the board of Notting Hill Carnival Ltd, the organising body of Notting Hill Carnival, has decided that this year's Carnival will not be on the streets due to the ongoing uncertainty and risk COVID-19 poses. This has been an incredibly difficult decision to make. Everyone involved in the event desperately wants a return to the road where Carnival belongs but safety has to come first and with the latest cautious announcement on the government’s ‘roadmap’, this is the only way to ensure that. In making this decision, we have considered our responsibilities to deliver a safe, spectacular, successful and sustainable Carnival. The c..

Demi Lovato launches sweepstakes campaign to raise funds for favourite charities

Britney Spears doesn’t know if she’ll ever perform live again

Moby builds ‘wall’ between public and private life

Tom Grennan, Mimi Webb and Shaybo on stage for ‘Prime Day Live’

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