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Plus-sized model ‘cried when asked to be cover model’

[ad_1] US plus-size model Tess Holliday says she cried when asked to be on the front cover of Cosmopolitan's UK magazine.She tells Victoria Derbyshire it was "ground-breaking" for someone of her body shape to be given such prominence.Watch the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme on weekdays between 09:00 and 11:00 BST on BBC Two and the BBC News Channel in the UK and on iPlayer afterwards. [ad_2] Source link
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Kanye West finally answers Jimmy Kimmel’s Donald Trump question

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump met Kanye at Trump Tower in 2016 Kanye West has finally given his response to a question about Donald Trump, three weeks after being asked by US chat show host Jimmy Kimmel.Kanye said he "wasn't given a chance to answer" when Kimmel asked why he thinks the president cares about black people.The rap star paused for several seconds before Kimmel cut
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Loose Women faces complaints over Kim Woodburn interview

[ad_1] Ofcom has received more than 3,000 complaints about Wednesday's episode of Loose Women after Kim Woodburn walked off the show in tears.The former How Clean Is Your House? presenter was invited on the show to reconcile with Loose Women panellist Coleen Nolan. The pair had a public fall out when they both appeared on Celebrity Big Brother last year. The pair rowed again on Loose Women before Woodburn stormed
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Kirsty Young to take time out from Desert Island Discs

[ad_1] Kirsty Young is to take a number of months off Desert Island Discs because she has fibromyalgia, and Lauren Laverne is to fill in for her. Desert Island Discs returns to BBC Radio 4 on 16 September and Young will host the first two episodes with castaways opera singer Danielle de Niese and neurosurgeon Henry Marsh. Laverne will host the third episode onwards. Four presenters have hosted the show
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Tom Cruise’s Top Gun sequel Maverick delayed by a year

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tom Cruise starred in Top Gun, which came out in 1986 Top Gun: Maverick's release date has been delayed by a year due to "logistical reasons".Paramount had the date originally set for July 2019, but fans will now be waiting until June 2020 to see the film.The time will be used to work on film sequences using new technology and planes according to
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Prince Harry sings King George’s line at Hamilton charity show

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPrince Harry gets up with Hamilton cast The Duke of Sussex briefly burst into song at a charity performance of the hit musical Hamilton on Wednesday.Taking to the stage to thank the cast and crew, he sang a line from You'll Be Back - assuming the role of King George III, his sixth great-grandfather.But he cut the song after singing "You
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Does University Challenge need ‘gender neutral’ questions?

[ad_1] Image copyright Lesley-Anne Brewis Image caption Girls are often brought up not to be show-offs, says Lesley-Anne Brewis University Challenge is to focus on posing "gender neutral" questions, says the BBC Two show's executive producer.Speaking to the Radio Times Peter Gwyn said: "Questions should never sound as if they are directed more at men than women".But what is a gender neutral question?"It is not about a feminist drive," says
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Vanessa Feltz on the challenges of hosting two shows a day

[ad_1] Every weekday morning, Vanessa Feltz welcomes listeners to her show with warmth and enthusiasm. Two hours later, she does the exact same thing.As the host of two (and sometimes even three) programmes per day - the presenter is in a rare broadcasting breed.A standard Monday to Friday schedule, will see Feltz host the early morning show on Radio 2 (05:00-06:30), before dashing over to her breakfast show on BBC