The singer has handed her account over to a friend after suffering vile abuse from trolls.
Lily Allen is taking some time off from Twitter, after she was attacked by online trolls for speaking about suffering post-traumatic stress disorder after the stillbirth of her son in 2010.
The singer told her followers on Saturday: “My timeline is full of the most disgusting, sexist, misogynistic, racist sh*t. Really, new levels. I'm no masochist so I'll be back x”. The account has since been taken over by her friend Dennis.
Lily Allen is taking a break from twitter
Lily Allen has released a song about the US president Donald Trump.
The 31-year-old singer has never been afraid to be vocal about her beliefs, including critiquing the new American leader, and the star has decided to pen and sing a song, which features the lyrics ''I'm so tired of America' on the track.
The track has been posted on YouTube, and plays over video footage of the anti-Trump women's march, which took place in London last weekend.
Continue reading: Lily Allen Releases Song About Donald Trump
Lily Allen had re-tweeted a link from Gay Times, which had promoted her cover of Rufus Wainwright's 'Going To a Town' filmed at the Women's March in London.
Outspoken pop star Lily Allen has so far refused to back down and apologise over a tweet that sparked accusations of homophobia, after the star referred to gay people as “f**s” in a tirade against Donald Trump.
The 31 year old star sparked outrage on the social media site after writing “F**s hate Trump”, linking it to a post from Gay Times that had showcased her new cover of Rufus Wainwright’s ‘Going To a Town’, which she had performed at the weekend at the Women’s March in London.
A music video was filmed there too, which featured many protestors bearing placards, one of which reads: “F**s hate Trump”.
Continue reading: Lily Allen Under Fire On Twitter For Saying "F**s Hate Trump"
Allen had claimed she had "only ever been sexually assaulted by white males" during the heated exchange.
Following their barbed Twitter row over immigration and racism, singer Lily Allen has suggested that she’s preparing to take legal action against Tommy Robinson, the former English Defence League co-founder.
The 31 year old star clashed with Robinson, real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, over his use of the word ‘migrant’ in an article concerning the perpetrator of the Istanbul nightclub terrorist attack that occurred in the early hours of New Year’s Day and claimed the lives of 39 people.
Lily Allen was involved in a Twitter spat with EDL co-founder Tommy Robinson
Lily Allen slammed 'The X Factor' contestant Honey G in an interview with Annie Mac on Radio 1.
The ever-outspoken Lily Allen has described the controversial ‘X Factor’ contestant Honey G as “offensive” and “wrong on so many levels”.
While being interviewed on BBC Radio 1 by Annie Mac, the 31 year old singer launched a blistering attack on the North London 'novelty' rapper, who has split opinion with her surprisingly deep progress in this year’s series of ‘The X Factor’, increasingly at the expense of talented singers.
Lily Allen slammed Honey G as "so wrong on so many levels"
Continue reading: Lily Allen Brands Honey G "So Wrong On So Many Levels"
Allen met a 13 year old boy from Afghanistan who is trying to reunite with his father in Britain, when filming a short piece for 'Victoria Derbyshire' this week.
After the visiting the child refugee camp in Calais, known as ‘The Jungle’, pop star Lily Allen broke down in tears while meeting one 13 year old resident and apologising “on behalf of my country”.
The 31 year old singer visited the make-shift refugee camp near the port of Calais this week, volunteering at the warehouse where donations and supplies are distributed, and witnessed the dismal conditions in which its inhabitants live, for a piece on behalf of the BBC's ‘Victoria Derbyshire' current affairs show.
Allen was visibly moved by the stories of some residents she met, of the struggles they had been through to get to the UK, where many claim they have family connections. The ordeal of one 13 year old boy she met, who left Afghanistan and whose father lives in Birmingham, caused her to break down and weep.
The singer took to twitter to set the record straight after it was claimed she’d been forced to sell her Cotswolds home to pay a large tax bill.
Singer Lily Allen has denied tabloid claims that she’s been forced to sell her £4.2million Cotswolds mansion after being hit by a huge tax bill. Taking to Twitter, Allen said that she was actually selling the mansion because she was moving to London full time, rather than for financial reasons.
Lily Allen says the sale of her mansion is because she’s moving to London.
When a user on twitter asked why she was selling the mansion Allen replied, “because I'm moving to London full time.” She then told another user it was for sale, “because I don't live there anymore.’
Continue reading: Lily Allen Denies She's Being Forced To Sell Mansion To Pay Tax Bill
The singer shared videos of Farage, Murdoch and Conservative MP Liam Fox all sitting together at the party.
Singer Lily Allen was a guest at a garden party on Sunday afternoon (July 3) which featured an interesting collection of names from UK politics. Media mogul Rupert Murdoch, UKIP’s Nigel Farage (who stepped down as party leader this morning) and Conservative MP Liam Fox were all pictured by Allen mingling together, as she live tweeted pics and videos from the party.
Lily Allen attended the same party as Rupert Murdoch and Nigel Farage on Sunday.
Allen first tweeted a picture showing Murdoch and Farage talking, with the caption: “I'm at a garden party. Hope I'm not sitting next to Voldemort or Fromage. I might be sick.” She then shared a video of Murdoch, Farage and Fox all sitting eating together.
Allen supported the Remain campaign but has hit out at Cameron for stepping down after the referendum result and not invoking Article 50.
Singer Lily Allen has hit out at David Cameron on Twitter for stepping down as Prime Minister after the EU referendum result. Allen, who previously voiced her support for the Remain campaign, has said that following Thursday’s vote she is now ‘Brexit’, as that’s what the majority voted for.
Lily Allen has been voicing her views on Brexit and David Cameron.
On Saturday the singer tweeted: “I can't actually see any individual being brave enough to trigger article 50. It's career suicide.” Allen then explained she now supported Brexit because it’s what democracy had voted for and not because she’d done a political ‘u-turn’, as some accused her of.
Continue reading: Lily Allen Brands David Cameron "Reckless" For Resigning After Brexit
Alex Gray stalked the singer for years, even breaking into her home.
A 31-year-old man who stalked singer Lily Allen for years has been sectioned by a judge under the Mental Health Act. Alex Gray, from Perth in Tayside, had been convicted of burglary and harassment in April at Harrow Crown Court and was sentenced today (June 10).
Lily Allen’s stalker has been sectioned.
Gray began pursuing Allen in 2008 and the singer was first made aware of him in 2009 when he set up a twitter account with the handle @lilyallenRIP and then claimed he had written her hit 'The Fear'.
Continue reading: Lily Allen's Stalker Sectioned By Judge
Lily Allen's return to music has been eventful to say the least. She managed to garner plenty of negative attention online for her allegedly racist video for her Platinum single 'Hard Out Here', but she's out to boldly show she doesn't care about criticism from ruthless 'keyboard warriors' with her newest single 'URL Badman'.
The track opens with playful, music-box like tones before the steady drum beat kicks in and Lily begins to express her apathy over her frequent criticism. As usual, she's talking about real, contemporary issues in her uniquely comedic way that forces you to listen all the way through.
The dreamlike, psychedelic hooks dissipate with the arrival of the echoing chorus. The song seems to explode with synth whirrs and dubstep bassline - it's pretty cheesy in all honesty, but it sort of doesn't matter as it only adds to the humour. Despite this, there's another incredible catchy melody from an artist who has always been a master at creating sing-a-long tunes.
Continue reading: Lily Allen - URL Badman Single Review
The pop star let her views regarding the FIFA boss be known at Glastonbury Festival.
Younger revellers at this year's Glastonbury Festival may have needed to cover their ears during Lily Allen's set yesterday afternoon. The pop singer, who is known for her occasionally foul language, launched into a profanity-filled tirade against FIFA boss Sepp Blatter.
"The next song is dedicated to possibly one of, actually not, the most corrupt, annoyingly corrupt, person there is in the world, Sepp f***ng Blatter, you c***," she said before kicking off her hit 'F**k You.' Many in the crowd joined Lily in her anger towards the football supremo and were heard cheering loudly.
The 29 year-old singer crowned her musical comeback with a slot on the prestigious Pyramid Stage on the first day of the British festival. Appearing in a satin pink and white ball gown with a pint of beer in her hand, the 'Hard Out Here' star performed on a stage adorned with enormous baby milk bottles.
The strongest beards at this year's Glastonbury Festival.
Thousands of Glastonbury Festival revellers turned out to watch the Kaiser Chiefs launch the first full day of music at the event, on the Other Stage early on Friday morning. "Glastonbury sing along if you know the words," yelled frontman Ricky Wilson before launching into 'Every Day I Love You Less and Less'.
Large beard, larger hat [Photo: Getty Images, credit: Matt Cardy]
With rain persistent all morning, the fans have already begun navigating the muddy fields and paths but appeared in high spirits for the Kaiser Chiefs.
Continue reading: The 14 Best Beards At The Glastonbury Festival [Pictures]
Monty Python's playful effort is the best example of a World Cup 2014 song yet
Monty Python’s cheeky reimagining of 'Always Look on the Bright Side of Life' is a playful ditty, sure to galvanise the nation’s spirit ahead of the World Cup in Brazil. This is probably the best unofficial World Cup song England has had. Sorry, Lily Allen.
The Monty Python gang reunite [photo: Getty, Ian Gavan]
Uploaded to YouTube, the lyrics include: “When you’re in the World Cup, And all your hopes are up, And everybody wants their team to win.” – “Then they go and let you down, And come slinking back to town, It’s time for this daft song to begin.”
Harry Styles, Chris Martin, Pharrell, is Lily Allen our new selfie queen?
It might be hard out here for some, but looking at Lily Allen’s Instagram page it all seemed like one very fun filled Big Weekend for the 'Sheezus' singer.
Lily Allen performing at Radio One's Big Weekend in Glasgow
Lily returned to Radio One’s Big Weekend this Saturday in Glasgow performing on the main stage after a five year absence from the festival. From the looks of things, Lily had a great time catching up with old friends and even making a few new ones. When she wasn't treating fans to songs form her latest album, she was treating them to some star studded snaps via her always entertaining Instagram page.
What are some of the best pop albums released so far in 2014? Here's a look at five of them.
We've nearly reached the halfway point of 2014, and through that period, we’ve certainly had enough music to last an entire year already. Luckily, there’s still a good amount of time to go, and rumored albums from the likes of Adele, Kanye West, and Taylor Swift just barely scratch the surface on what we could possibly see before the year’s end. However, until the day that there’s confirmation of any of those records existing, we have the top five records from 2014 that are definitely worth checking out.
05) Karmin - Pulses
After taking over the airwaves with their 2012 platinum single, ‘Brokenhearted,’ it was near radio silence from pop-duo Karmin when it came to their full-length. Rumored feuds with their label, Epic Records, may have had a part in what delayed the record, but it finally saw a release last march. Pulses is a 13-track jam fest filled with the best qualities Karmin has, with even a couple new ones thrown it. It didn’t perform nearly as well on the charts as it should have, but with a push to the song ‘Night Like This,’ it might just give Karmin another hit.
Continue reading: The Top 5 Pop Albums Of 2014 That You Really Need To Hear (So Far)
"No thank you," said the singer, when offered the part of Yara Greyjoy.
Lily Allen had revealed that she was offered a role alongside her brother in HBO's hit fantasy drama, Game of Thrones. The 'Smile' singer recently took part in a Reddit AMA session with her fans and revealed that she was asked if she wanted to play the part of her brother's character Theon Greyjoy's sister on the show.
Lily Allen Has Revealed She Was Offered A Role Alongside Her Brother In 'Game Of Thrones.'
The show, which is based on the series of books by author George R. R. Martin, is known for its controversial themes of incest but it appears the makers of Game of Thrones wanted to take things a step further by involving real-life siblings.
Lily Allen doesn't like Gary Barlow's alleged tax avoidance - but did he really do anything wrong?
Lily Allen has spoken out against the Take That singer-songwriter Gary Barlow in light of allegations that he and bandmates Howard Donald and Mark Owen invested in a tax avoidance scheme. Writing on Twitter on Monday (May 12), Lily - who is currently ill with food poisoning - said: "I dedicate my next sick to to you lot. #taxdodging... Can't get through to NHSDirect , no midwives in your area? Well at least the Queen got a nice birthday party/jubilee , whatever @GaryBarlow."
Lily Allen Has Criticised for Gary Barlow
Her comments are in stark contrast to those made by Prime Minister David Cameron who told ITV's Good Morning Britain that Barlow should be allowed to keep his OBE.
Continue reading: Lily Allen Gives Gary Barlow Both Barrels Over "Tax Avoidance"
Lily Allen was hospitalised after her appearance on Alan Carr's chat show.
Lily Allen has been admitted to hospital after becoming unwell following an appearance on Alan Carr's 'Chatty Man' talk show. The singer tweeted a picture from her hospital bed showing her connected up to an intravenous drip. Referring to the title of her new album - which has scored decent reviews - Allen said: "#SHEEzUS in #SHOSPITAL. I'm fine though guys, just need some fluids cause i can't keep anything down."
Lily Allen Was Hospitalised This Week
Earlier she had uploaded a picture on Instagram of a number of empty bottles of water with the caption "#poisoned"
Continue reading: Lily Allen Admitted To Hospital After Appearance On 'Chatty Man'
The singer opens up about Winehouse in a new interview
Lily Allen’s ‘Sheezus’ might be a subtle nod to Kanye West, but it’s a full-blown dedication to the late Amy Winehouse, whom Allen displays great warmth and respect for in a recent interview with The Telegraph.
Lily Allen arrives for a radio appearance in gold trainers
Explaining that "[Amy] was too damn interesting for her own good," Allen explains that her third studio album is a dedication to the late singer, and that while she didn’t know her like a close friend, she certainly new “a version” of her before her tragic death.
Continue reading: Lily Allen Dedicates 'Sheezus' To "Prisoner" Amy Winehouse
Lily Allen is looking very trim lately, but what encouraged her recent weight gain and how did she drop the post-baby pounds?
It has to be said, Lily Allen is looking in pretty great shape at the moment. When she first rose to fame in 2006 at just 20 years old, there was barely an ounce of fat on her and no-one could possibly have made any negative comments regarding her weight. However, after a weight gain following a difficult period, the ‘It’s Not Me, It’s You’ singer was famously embroiled in a Twitter tiff with toxic Katie Hopkins, who had criticised the mother of two. "I quite liked her when she was singing and kind of interesting and then she went off to tell us all about being a mother," Hopkins tweeted, adding, "She was removing herself from the spotlight because she wanted to be a mother and that largely involved gaining two stone and looking pretty hideous."
Lily Allen was trim before the birth of her two daughters
Unkind words are Katie’s forte, particularly when you consider the catalysts to Allen’s weight gain. The star had previously suffered a miscarriage in 2008, causing her to spiral into depression. She met her husband Sam Cooper in 2009 and became pregnant, only to suffer from a stillbirth 6 months into her pregnancy. Allen finally managed to go full term with her daughter, Ethel Mary in 2011, followed by a second daughter, Marnie Rose in January 2013.
Continue reading: The Body Transformation Of Lily Allen
Lily Allen admitted 'misplacing' her $330,000 wedding dress, but was her's one of the most expensive celebrity wedding dresses?
We bet Karl Lagerfeld wasn’t pleased to hear that Lily Allen misplaced one of his bespoke design wedding dresses! The Hard Out Here singer married husband Sam Cooper back in 2011 and wore two dresses for the occasion. For the ceremony she wed in a Delphine Manivet design before changing in to the Chanel Couture dress for the reception.
Lily wearing one of her two designer wedding dresses
When 4Music asked Lily Allen what the most expensive item in her wardrobe was, she told the channel, “There’s two bits to this answer. One is that it’s not in my wardrobe, it’s gone missing. And two, it’s my Chanel Couture wedding dress that’s worth about $330,000. It’s gone. I don’t know where it is.”
The festival's new license could see staff passes rise, which is exciting news isn't it?
The well-trodden fields of Worthy Farm will be privy to live music, stabbed by tent pegs and defecated on for another decade thanks to Glastonbury Festival’s new 10-year license, ensuring the world-famous annual weekend get-together will run on.
Glastonbury revellers having a whale of a time
The festival attracts 135,000+ visitors nearly every year to the South West of England, in Somerset, where the world’s biggest stars enjoy the sunshine/endure the mud playing huge headline sets and intimate gigs in any of the myriad stages on offer.
Continue reading: Ten More Years! Glastonbury Festival Gets License For Another Decade
After a fan complained that Lily's latest music was only made "to cash some cheques," the 28 year-old singer agreed and asked him to "keep the faith."
After a four year break Lily Allen arrived back on the music and landed in the UK's top ten twice.
The 28 year-old achieved a No.1 with the cover of Keane's 'Somewhere Only We Know', and her own first official single 'Hard Out Here' earned the No.9 spot.
But despite these accomplishments, Allen admits that her new singles have been "rubbish."
Continue reading: Lily Allen Agrees With Fan Who Calls Her New 'Sheezus' Music "Rubbish"
Michael McIntyre didn't convince all the critics, but there's hope for his new late night chat show.
Michael McIntyre's talk show launched on Monday evening (March 10, 2014), with guests Alan Sugar, Terry Wogan and Lily Allen. Though it suffered an underwhelming response from critics, the comedian's show actually performed pretty well and pulled in 2.4 million (21.9%) for the 10.35pm-11.20pm timeslot.
Terry Wogan [L], Lily Allen, Michael McIntyre and Lord Alan Sugar [R]
The figures tied McIntyre with Graham Norton's Monday night chat show The Bigger Picture, which aired in August 2005 and also pulled in 2.4 million, according to Broadcast Now. Norton's Friday night chat show is one of the most popular shows on British television and the Irish broadcaster regularly welcomes a line-up of A-list guests.
Continue reading: Michael McIntyre's Chat Show Ties With Graham Norton (In A Way, Sort Of)
Festival season is shaping up
The UK’s festival season is slowly clicking into gear as Hollywood’s award season recovers from a stinking hangover. On the weekend of August 16-17 in Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire, The Killers will preside the headline slot alongside Justin Timberlake.
"We're very excited to announce the V Festival line-up, and proud to bring headliners Justin Timberlake and The Killers, following on from their sold out Wembley Stadium show in 2013, with both headliners summer festival exclusives,” V Festival Directors Bob Angus, Simon Moran and Dennis Desmond said in a statement.
Continue reading: It's Indie Rock & Roll For V Festival: The Killers Headline Huge Bill
Allen's cheeky nod is to her album name, not Fearne Cotton, it would seem...
Lilly Allen has confirmed, while talking to Graham Norton on his late night talk show, that her new album will be called Sheezus. She also admitted the title is a slight not to Kanye West’s Yeezus, calling it a “confident” choice.
Lily Allen at The Baftas
"It's a confident title choice - and a little nod to Kanye West," explained Allen while appearing on the Graham Norton Show. ‘It's Not Me, It's You’ and ‘Alright, Still’ became certified triple-platinum albums in the UK when they sold over 900k copies, so Allen will he hoping her confident choice translates into a matching performance.
Continue reading: Lily Allen Confirms Kanye West Riff In Album Title: Sheezus
Allen v Hopkins. But who won?
Katie Hopkins has garnered a reputation for canvasing some very unpopular opinions. Of course, her and her employers know what they’re doing, and getting attention is the name of the game.
Lily Allen gave Hopkins a slice of her angry pie
Lily Allen took he bait, though (we can't really blame her) and gave Hopkins a piece of her mind after a frankly nasty rant in Heat magazine from the former Apprentice hopeful (that means loser).
Continue reading: Lily Allen Gives Katie Hopkins A Grilling After Heat Blast
Lily Allen is full of regrets after turning down a private gig in 2009 for which she would have received "hundreds of thousands Bitcoins", which are worth £610 each today.
Lily Allen recently reflected on one of the most regrettable decisions of her life.
The British singer was approached to perform private gig for a whopping £61 million.
Allen revealed on her twitter account that she turned down to play live stream a concert to the virtual world 'Second Life' "about five years" ago.
Continue reading: Lily Allen Regrets Turning Down Bitcoin Fortune In 2009
Dolly Parton could be bringing her country tunes to Glastonbury.
As we speculated back in October, Dolly Parton is to be confirmed to perform at Glastonbury 2014. The "9 to 5" singer is likely to appear in the Sunday Legends slot on the Pyramid Stage, previously filled by Tom Jones, Shirley Bassey and Ray Davies.
Dolly Parton Is Likely To Play Glastonbury
It would mark the 67-year-old's debut appearance at the legendary festival at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset.
Continue reading: Dolly Parton To Be Announced For Glastonbury 2014
Lily Allen's cover of Keane's 'Somewhere Only We Know' could be heading to be the Christmas No.1 as it reigns the UK singles charts for a third week.
Lily Allen outlasts strong pushes from Avicii and Leona Lewis to score her third week at No.1 with Keane's cover 'Somewhere Only We Know'.
The track, which is gained popularity after featuring on the John Lewis Christmas advert, regained the No.1 spot last week and hasn't moved since, The Official Charts Company reports.
However, this week was a close competition as Avicii's 'Hey Brother' came in 2nd place just 5,700 copies behind Allen.
Lily Allen's cover of Keane's 'Somewhere Only We Know' returns to take the No.1 spot on the Official UK Singles Chart by holding off tough competition from One Direction's 'Story Of My Life'.
After reaching the charts two weeks ago, the 27 year-old was knocked off the top spot last Sunday by Calvin Harris Alesso and Hurts' 'Under Control', but reclaims the top spot this week, reports the Official Charts Company.
The track, which is tipped to be this year's Christmas No.1, features in department store John Lewis' 'Bear And Hare' festive TV commercial.
The Dutch DJ scored his first No. 1 at the first time of asking
Lily Allen couldn't secure her place at the top of the UK Singles Chart this week, as her cover of Keane's 'Somewhere Only We Know' was pipped to the podium by a school kid from The Netherlands. Garrix managed to secure the top spot ahead of Allen with his dancefloor anthem 'Animals,' beating Allen's holiday number to the top of the chart.
Allen's cover, which serves as the soundtrack for the much-applauded John Lewis Christmas advert, was unable to earn the singer her first number one since returning to music a few weeks ago. Still, the success of the single and the advert have gone on to spark renewed interest in the Keane original, which has returned to the chart at No. 29.
Garrix could have had the honour of being the youngest artist to reach No. 1 this year were it not for the infectious 'Royals' by 16-year-old Lorde reaching the top spot three week ago. Regardless, reaching the No. 1 spot overseas must be a pretty extraordinary feeling, especially when you're just 17! Speaking to OfficialCharts.com, the Dutch wunderkind said, “I didn't expect this success at all! I made Animals as a club record and seeing it chart so high worldwide and especially a Number 1 in the UK was really beyond my expectations. I will definitely celebrate this with my parents, friends and at school!"
Continue reading: Lily Allen Pipped To The No. 1 Spot By Martin Garrix' Debut
Lily Allen's new music video was meant to poke fun at today's pop culture but it has been criticised for racist undertones.
Lily Allen has re-emerged on the music scene after a four year absence.
The return was announced with the release of her latest single 'Hard Out Here', on Tuesday (Nov 12th).
The video for the track, directed by Christopher Sweeney, attempts to mock certain artists and aspects of today's pop culture.
Continue reading: Lily Allen Defends New Video 'Hard Out Here' Against Racism Claims
Lily Allen's 'Hard Out Here' is direct response to the music industry's sexualization of young female acts.
Lily Allen marked her return following four years away from the music business on Tuesday (November 12, 2013) with a new song and video, Hard Out Here - a scathing parody of the modern pop video and the overly-sexualized requirements of female singing stars.
The 28-year-old's absence from the music industry came as acts like Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Robin Thicke and Miley Cyrus began thriving with highly sexualized videos and lyrics. Even the likes of Taylor Swift - previously considered a girl-next-door country pop singer - is now dancing around the stage in more provocative outfits.
In the new video, Allen is laid flat on an operating table as surgeons go to work. A suited male music executive asks how she possible managed to "get like this," with Lily replying, "Um...I had two babies." A sexually provocative video plays in the background.
Continue reading: Lily Allen Returns With Feminist Tour-de-Force 'Hard Out Here' [Video]
Lily's Keane cover may make the bear and the hare run away. It's not that bad is it?
Lily Allen has always been more renowned for her lyrical genius that her singing abilities but her voice was truly put to the test when she was selected to sing the soundtrack to department store John Lewis' Christmas advert.
Lily Allen Was Picked This Year To Sing The John Lewis Xmas Ad Song.
In the past few years, John Lewis' ad - more a mini movie - has become a sure sign that Christmas is on its way and uses sweet, thought-provoking and emotive storylines to persuade viewers to go and buy as much as they can possibly stuff in their car. The accompanying song is routinely pushed up the UK charts once the ad begins to air.
Continue reading: Has Lily Allen Ruined The Adorable John Lewis Christmas Advert? [Video]
Professor Green and Millie Mackintosh enjoy their nuptials in a chic country ceremony.
A big congratulations to Professor Green and Millie Mackintosh who are finally married after two years of dating! The rapper and the 'Made In Chelsea' star tied the knot at the Babington House chapel in Somerset yesterday (September 10th 2013) where they were not only surrounded by beautiful countryside, but also many relatives and friends.
Millie was a stunning bride in her Alice Temperley gown
Millie looked especially elegant in a floaty gown with lace capped sleeves designed by Alice Temperley, a waist length veil and Christian Louboutin heels, while Professor Green (real name Stephen Manderson) maintained his usual suave appearance with a blue suit and tie.
There was heartening news as Lily Allen’s baby came into the world last night (January 8, 2013), to give the pop star her second child with husband Sam Cooper, following on from the arrival of her first child Ethel 14 months ago.
You might recall that around two years ago Allen was beset by tragedy after losing a baby son when six months pregnant. However, managing to beat the depression that came from that, she and Cooper married in the summer of 2011 before having Ethel at the end of that year. Now another girl, little Marnie, has followed. Talking to The Sun, a friend of the couple said “Marnie is a real cutie. Sam and Lily are ecstatic about adding another girl to the family. A little sister for Ethel is brilliant news to lift the January blues for the family.”
Following a break from music, Allen started working on her third solo album last year whilst pregnant with Marnie. In recent days she’d been making a concerted effort to go into labour; at one point she posted on Twitter that she’s started gorging on curry in order to get proceedings under way, writing “3rd curry this week... cosywomb”. It evidently did the trick, and 2013 looks to be shaping to be a great year for her and her family.
Lily Allen has declared she does not condone drug use, after being criticised for suggesting cocaine use can be acceptable for some people.
The Smile star had said in an interview with The Word magazine that friends who regularly take the Class A drug are able to lead a normal life.
But after attacks from MPs and anti-drug campaigners, her spokesperson has issued a statement clarifying the 24-year-old's comments.
"During an interview with The Word magazine, Lily Allen was asked about the lyrics of a song on her album called Everyone's At It," it reads.
"The song's subject matter concerns drug use At no point does she say that drugs are a good thing or that she condones drug use; in fact she says that 'I can spot the signs [of people on drugs] and it terrifies me'."
The track refers to both "legally prescribed drugs like anti-depressants" and illegal substances, the spokesperson said.
"Lily Allen would like to state unequivocally that she does not condone illegal drug use and has every sympathy with individuals and families whose lives have been blighted by drugs," the statement added.
However, Allen's comments have moved Carmen Collins - the mother of the late children's TV presenter Natasha Collins - to encourage the singer to consider the impact of her remarks about cocaine.
"It saddens me to think that young people who look up to Lily Allen will be influenced by her comments," Ms Collins told the Daily Mail newspaper.
Her daughter - the fiancee of the late Mark Speight - died last year after falling unconscious in the bath having taken cocaine. Mr Speight later took his own life.
"I'd like to show Lily Allen all the letters I've received, since Natasha and Mark died, from families who say they have lost loved ones or are powerless to release their children from the grip of drug addiction," Ms Collins added.
"Ultimately, I believe cocaine was responsible for both their deaths. I would just like Lily Allen to stop for a second and think about what she's saying and change it."
She continued: "She is a role model for so many young people and we are talking about the future of a whole generation here."
Continue reading: Singer Lily Allen Says She Does Not Condone Drug Use
Date of birth
2nd October, 1985