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Kym Marsh dating Stephanie Waring's ex-boyfriend?

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Kym Marsh is dating the ex-boyfriend of Stephanie Waring. The 'Coronation Street' actress - who is said to have split from Matt Baker three weeks ago - has reportedly been on a couple of dates with the 'Hollyoaks' star's former beau Dan Hooper following their break-up in January. An insider told the Daily Mirror newspaper: ''She is gutted. Stephanie was heartbroken when Dan ended the relationship and thought they may get back together. ''Until he told her he wanted to split, she was unaware of any problems. She was hoping to announce an engagement. Now, to learn he has moved on so swiftly »

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Robert Pattinson 'obsessed' with The X Factor

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Robert Pattinson is ''borderline obsessed'' with 'The X Factor'. The Hollywood hunk has admitted he can't get enough of Simon Cowell's talent shows, even though he knows the singing competition doesn't fit in with his own ''musical beliefs''. Speaking to The Sun newspaper, he said: ''I know 'The X Factor' goes against my musical beliefs and I shouldn't love it - but I do, I really do! ''I am borderline obsessed with Simon Cowell shows and spend my nights in bed watching them on my tablet.'' Later this year, both the media mogul and former judge Cheryl Cole will make their return to the »

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Emmerdale's Donna Windsor will keep cancer secret

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Emmerdale's Donna Windsor's won't tell her family she has cancer as she tries build her daughter April's relationship with her father Marlon Dingle. The character, played by Verity Rushworth, recently discovered she is suffering from the serious illness, but she wants to avoid telling people close to her since doesn't want it to influence her ex-husband's relationship with his daughter, and would prefer their bond to develop naturally. Speaking about the heart-wrenching storyline, Verity told Inside Soap magazine: ''Her priority is Marlon and April's relationship and making sure that he, Bob and everyone else accept her into their lives. ''Donna wants the »

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Michelle Keegan: I'll always be in debt to Coronation Street

18 April 2014 4:00 AM, PDT

Michelle Keegan claims she will be ''forever in debt'' to 'Coronation Street'. The 26-year-old actress, who has filmed her final scenes as barmaid Tina McIntyre, who will be murdered in the ITV in coming weeks, bid an emotional farewell to cast members and thanked fans on Twitter yesterday (17.04.14). She tweeted: ''Today has been one of the most overwhelming days I've ever had,'' she said on Twitter. ''Thank you So much for everyone's tweets, messages and kind words (sic). ''I'll be forever in debt to Coronation Street and ITV for giving me the role of Tina. I'm going to miss her, »

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Catherine Tyldesley: Eva is perfect barmaid material

18 April 2014 4:00 AM, PDT

Catherine Tyldesley thinks her character in 'Coronation Street' is ''perfect barmaid material.'' The 30-year-old actress, who plays feisty Eva Price, is looking forward to returning to the ITV soap and pulling pints in the Rover's Return pub in Weatherfield for the first time. Catherine told The Daily Star newspaper: ''I am thrilled to bits. ''Eva is a perfect soap barmaid material. She's feisty, gobby and one hell of a gossip. I consider it a privilege. ''When the producers told me [she would be a barmaid], I wanted to hug them. The pub is the heart of the show, really.'' She also joked: ''Eva's like »

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Joey Essex signed to modelling agency

18 April 2014 4:00 AM, PDT

Joey Essex has been signed to a modelling agency. The former 'The Only Way is Essex' star - who has his own clothing boutique Fusey - has decided to embark on a career in modelling after joining Select Model Management. A source told The Sun newspaper: ''Joey loves his fashion so he's overjoyed about signing to Select. They believe he could become one of their biggest clients.'' Joey quit 'Towie' last year and went on to appear on the celebrity diving show 'Splash!', before taking part in the thirteenth series of 'I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!' After the 23-year-old hunk proved to »

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Party Wright Around the World is axed by ITV2

18 April 2014 2:15 AM, PDT

'Party Wright Around the World' has been axed by ITV2. Mark Wright's travel programme - which showed the hunky star organising global parties - has been given the chop after just one series due to poor ratings. This will be the former 'The Only Way is Essex' star's fourth consecutive show to get dropped after the failure of his 'Hollywood Nights' series in 2012, 'Take Me Out's spin-off 'The Gossip, and his gameshow 'My Man Can', which was cancelled before it even aired. An insider told The Sun newspaper: ''Mark has a lot of fans and was a huge hit »

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Helen Flanagan: London is 'b*tchy'

18 April 2014 2:15 AM, PDT

Helen Flanagan thinks London is ''b*tchy''. The 23-year-old actress, who currently resides in Manchester with her boyfriend Scott Sinclair, insists she won't setting up home in the capital when she has children. She told Star magazine: ''I don't like to be down south for too long. Even though it is amazing, it's b*tchy. You just want someone to be really, really friendly to you. ''I just think sometimes, everyone's a bit more friendly [up north]. If you go into a club and you're in Manchester you can say, 'I love your dress' and they'll say, 'oh thanks'. You say that in London and »

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Tom Baker has no Doctor Who advice for Peter Capaldi

18 April 2014 2:15 AM, PDT

Tom Baker has no advice for new 'Doctor Who' star Peter Capaldi on playing the character. The 80-year-old screen legend - who portrayed the Fourth Doctor from 1974 to 1981 - insists every actor who steps into the Tardis has to find his own interpretation of the Time Lord and believes 'The Thick of It' star will bring his own energy to the role. When asked if he had any tips for Doctor-in-waiting Peter, Tom said: ''No I don't have any advice for anybody and certainly not somebody taking over 'Doctor Who'. He's a very accomplished actor, I've seen him do »

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BBC newsreader George Alagiah diagnosed with bowel cancer

17 April 2014 9:15 AM, PDT

BBC newsreader George Alagiah has been diagnosed with bowel cancer. The 58-year-old presenter, who has fronted the 'News at Six' since 2003, will be taking a break from his TV duties while he undergoes treatment for the disease. A statement from the BBC said: ''George Alagiah has recently been diagnosed with bowel cancer and will be off air for a while as he undergoes treatment. ''He is grateful for all the good wishes he has received thus far and is optimistic for a positive outcome.'' It added: ''George asks that he and his family are given the space and privacy they require »

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Laurie Brett to return to EastEnders

17 April 2014 9:15 AM, PDT

Laurie Brett will return to 'EastEnders' in September. The 45-year-old actress - who plays Jane Beale - will leave the BBC One soap this summer following the death of her on-screen step-daughter Lucy Beale (Hetti Bywater), but she admits she'll be back in the autumn after she's finished her filming commitments at 'Waterloo Road'. She said: ''I'm on screen until the funeral and then I do have a job commitment but then I will be back in September once I've finished off 'Waterloo Road'.'' Viewers have seen Jane reunite with her ex-husband Ian Beale (Adam Woodyatt) in recent months, but it is believed »

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Helen Flanagan not taken seriously as actress

17 April 2014 9:15 AM, PDT

Helen Flanagan doesn't think she's taken seriously as an actress. The 23-year-old model, who starred in 'Coronation Street' from 2000 until 2012, is struggling to secure acting roles after her stint on 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!' in 2012 because bosses think she's better suited to reality TV. She told Ok! Online: ''I've got a few projects coming up. Reality TV ... I trained as an actress but because I went into the jungle I think sometimes it's hard for people to take you seriously as an actress. ''I'm really open-minded but I am actually a »

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Don Gilet's character to cause a stir in Holby City

17 April 2014 9:15 AM, PDT

Don Gilet has teased his character Jesse Law is set to cause a stir in 'Holby City'. The actor will grace screens later this month when his alter-ego makes his mark in the hospital after being employed as the new consultant anaesthetist. He told Inside Soap magazine: ''Jesse loves to be controversial. A couple of things happen where you question if he is dangerous or stable. I like that element because it is very ambiguous. ''He's very flirtatious as well. People try to put him in the box of lady-killer, player or heart-throb, but he's not that two-dimensional.'' Meanwhile, Don is known for »

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Ian Beale comforted by Phil Mitchell in EastEnders scenes

17 April 2014 4:00 AM, PDT

EastEnders' Ian Beale is consoled by enemy Phil Mitchell following the death of his daughter Lucy. The distraught father - played by Adam Woodyatt - is comforted by unlikely friend Phil (Steve McFadden) after the 20-year-old businesswoman (Hetti Bywater) is brutally murdered this week, and the whole cast were left sobbing just listening to the actors film the emotional scene. The BBC One soap's producer, Dominic Treadwell-Collins, said: ''Grief changes people and changes relationships. It changes Ian and Phil's relationship. Ian and Phil are the biggest enemies in the world. Phil Mitchell hugs a crying Ian Beale and starts to cry himself.'' Adam »

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William Roache to return to Coronation Street after murder storyline

17 April 2014 4:00 AM, PDT

William Roache will return to 'Coronation Street' in August and become involved in the Tina McIntyre murder storyline. The 81-year-old actor - who hasn't been seen in the soap since last April - will reprise his role as Ken Barlow this summer just after the beautiful barmaid (Michelle Keegan) is tragically killed off by a fellow resident. The upcoming murder is set to be a traumatic time for the Barlow family as a number of Ken's relatives - including his son Peter (Chris Gascoyne), adopted daughter Tracy (Kate Ford) and daughter-in-law Carla (Alison King) - are all high suspects in the »

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Rylan Clark auditions for Xtra Factor

17 April 2014 4:00 AM, PDT

Rylan Clark has auditioned for 'The Xtra Factor'. The 25-year-old comedian and presenter Laura Whitmore, 28, are being lined up by producers to take over hosting duties from Caroline Flack and Matt Richardson on the 'X Factor' spin-off show later this year. A source told the Daily Mirror newspaper: ''It's a pretty stressful time, because Laura and Rylan have been screen tested but obviously, that makes it look like Caroline and Matt could be for the chop. ''The final decision isn't made until the last minute - Olly Murs [who hosted 'The Xtra Factor' from 2011 until 2012] only found out he »

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Helen Flanagan to have own reality show?

17 April 2014 4:00 AM, PDT

Helen Flanagan is set to have her own reality TV show. The 23-year-old model, who is dating footballer Scott Sinclair, is being lined up to have her own fly-on-the-wall programme, which will focus on her life as a Wag and her attempts to launch her own underwear range. A source told the Daily Star newspaper: ''Several satellite channels are keen to work with her on the project. ''Helen has been trying to focus primarily on her acting, but it seems she can't escape reality TV. ''Bosses are beginning to think she's ready to accept this may be where her real future lies. ''And »

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EastEnders' Lucy Beale's murder to rival Broadchurch

17 April 2014 2:15 AM, PDT

Robert Pattinson is ''borderline obsessed'' with 'The X Factor'. The Hollywood hunk has admitted he can't get enough of Simon Cowell's talent shows, even though he knows the singing competition doesn't fit in with his own ''musical beliefs''. Speaking to The Sun newspaper, he said: ''I know 'The X Factor' goes against my musical beliefs and I shouldn't love it - but I do, I really do! ''I am borderline obsessed with Simon Cowell shows and spend my nights in bed watching them on my tablet.'' Later this year, both the media mogul and former judge Cheryl Cole will make their return to the »

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Hollyoaks' Nikki Sanderson hurt in abuse scenes

17 April 2014 2:15 AM, PDT

Hollyoaks' Nikki Sanderson has been injured while filming her character Maxine Minniver's domestic abuse scenes. The 30-year-old actress is currently involved in one of the soap's darkest storylines as her alter-ego remains in an abusive relationship with Patrick Blake (Jeremy Sheffield). However, the brunette beauty admits she's determined to make her character's issues believable, so has allowed her co-star Jeremy to hurt her during filming. She explained: ''It's been great to work with Jeremy. We get on so eel in real life - I trust him completely and it's the same in return, so that means we can push »

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Coronation Steet's Michelle Connor and Steve McDonald to marry?

17 April 2014 2:15 AM, PDT

'Coronation Street's Kym Marsh wants her character Michelle Connor to marry Steve McDonald. The 37-year-old actress, who has played the barmaid since 2006, initially ruled out her alter-ego settling down with the cabbie (Simon Gregson), but she's now in favour of the idea because she wants them to have a life-long romance. She said: ''I always said I didn't want her to settle down, but now I would love to see her and Steve get married. ''I think it makes sense and it would be nice if they could have some longevity, rather than being one of those soap couples that splits »

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