They'll be swapping places with Dev and Alice.
Mollie King has been revealed as the new co-host of BBC Radio 1’s weekend breakfast programming, alongside Matt Edmondson.
They’ll be taking over the breakfast slot on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays as part of Radio 1’s three-day weekend schedule, with Greg James stepping in for the other four days of the week following the departure earlier this year of Nick Grimshaw after six years in the job.
Mollie, a former member of The Saturdays and a contestant on last year’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’, said she was “blown away” to be asked to co-host breakfast.
Continue reading: Mollie King And Matt Edmondson Move To Radio 1 Weekend Breakfast
The former Saturdays star isn't on the bill for the January 2018 'Strictly' live tour - although her professional partner, AJ, is...
With the current fifteenth series of ‘Strictly’ coming to an end with this weekend’s final, fans are looking forward to the nationwide tour early next year. This series’ four finalists – Gemma Atkinson, Joe McFadden, Alexandra Burke and Debbie McGee – are all confirmed to be appearing on that tour with their professional dancing partners.
However, 30 year old Saturdays star Mollie, who was eliminated in last weekend’s semi-finals with her partner (and rumoured boyfriend) AJ and who proved to be a popular contestant, has not been booked for the tour. Furthermore, to add to the intrigue, AJ has.
Continue reading: Mollie King Left Out Of 'Strictly Come Dancing' Live Tour In 2018
Mollie's pro dancing partner AJ Pritchard has been "bedridden" with a virus all week, meaning she may have to dance with a stand-in named Patrick.
‘Strictly Come Dancing’ favourite Mollie King may hit a set-back this weekend in her quest to become the BBC show’s champion this year, after it was revealed that her professional dance partner AJ Pritchard has contracted a nasty illness and may not make this Saturday’s performance.
According to a report in The Sun on Wednesday (October 25th), AJ is worried that he won’t recover from a virus that has left him “bedridden” in time for the weekend’s performances, meaning that Mollie may have to dance with a stand-in, named Patrick.
AJ is on the road to recovery already, but with his temperature refusing to stay stable he is concerned that he won’t have gotten sufficiently better in time. However, he is still occasionally visiting the rehearsal studios to advise.
Continue reading: Mollie King's 'Strictly Come Dancing' Charge May Be Disrupted
However, she's confident her former Saturdays bandmate will shine.
As an alumnus of the ever-popular dancing show and with experience of its pressures, Frankie Bridge has backed her former Saturdays bandmate Mollie King as she prepares for this year’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ – but revealed that King is nervous about getting to grips with things.
Frankie, who appeared in the 2014 edition of ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ alongside professional dancer Kevin Clifton, said that although her friend would “look amazing” would “love” the experience, she’s stressing about getting through the early weeks and hitting the ground running.
“She finds it a little bit harder to pick things up and that is what she’s panicking about,” she told Christine Bleakley during an appearance on ITV’s ‘Lorraine’ on Friday morning (August 18th).
Mollie King at the 2016 The Pride of Britain Awards held at the Grosvenor Hotel, London, United Kingdom - Monday 31st October 2016
Mollie King at the 2016 The Pride of Britain Awards held at The Grosvenor Hotel, London, United Kingdom - Monday 31st October 2016
Mollie King leaving Apple Music Festival after seeing Britney Spears perform - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 27th September 2016
The Saturdays singer Mollie King seen at BBC Radio 1 studios in London, United Kingdom - Friday 19th August 2016
It was time for the Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year Awards 2013 in London on Tuesday night (November 5, 2013) at the famous Claridge’s hotel. The likes of Rita Ora, Victoria Beckham and Mick Jagger turned out for the ceremony, but it was Jourdan Dunn, Cate Blanchett and Idris Elba who were the big winners.
Rita Ora and Jourdan Dunn pose for the photographers outside Claridges at the Harper's Bazaar Women of the Year Awards. Rita Ora came away with the prize for Musician of the Year, while Joudan clinched the Model of the Year prize 2013. Well done girls!
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Vanessa White, Una Healy, Mollie King, Frankie Sandford and Rochelle Wiseman from British girl group The Saturdays are snapped leaving their Los Angeles apartments in full Halloween costume following their manager Adam who has donned a black halo and black angel wings.
Una Healy, Rochelle Wiseman, Mollie King, Frankie Sandford and Vanessa White from British girl band The Saturdays are snapped on arriving at a photoshoot in LA laden with bags. When they leave, Frankie's Manchester City football player boyfriend Wayne Bridge and her sister Victoria are with them having turned up at the session to say hi to the girls.
Rochelle Wiseman, Mollie King, Frankie Sandford and Vanessa White from British girl band The Saturdays pose for snaps as the paparazzi catch them taking a stroll on sandy beaches of Venice in Los Angeles. Una Healy is noticeably missing from the group, probably due to her new baby commitments and having her rugby playing husband Ben Foden come to visit her from England.
Date of birth
4th June, 1987