Neil Sean's Blog wc 1st November 2010
31st October 2010
Its been a busy old week as ever in the glam world of showbiz!
I caught up with Take That & the boys now with Robbie – good idea reforming with him or what ?
I also spoke to Brian Friedman the creatve director of X Factor plus Tess Daly from the ever lovely SCD!
Also a real treat on line this week & totally exclusive to Star – check out the video link to see how I got on been a “ Jersey Boys “ it was not the best experience of my life & TV can make things look a lot nicer is all I am saying for now but the bigger story will be in a national tabloid very soon … can you see me smiling through gritted teeth !!!
Remember your seeing this first finally this week’s picture shows myself & king of musicals Andrew Lloyd Webber during a very late night shoot back to Australia.. why are we both looking bored .. has Connie Fisher entered the room ?… stay tuned all will be revealed!
Don't forget to join me daily on Mark Thorburn's Feel Good Breakfast for all the latest breaking showbiz news to kick start your day & every Sunday 12 til 2pm with even more gossip on my very own show .. Until then enjoy all these totally gossipy news below.. Have a good week – Neil X
Does Denise Van Outen have a feud brewing with Charlotte Church who stole her job on a recent BBC 1 reality show? Den guest presented “Daybreak “last week but it appears that she had her own ideas on who would guest …..
X Factor winner Joe may have flopped with his comeback single “ Ambitions “ but he is blaming the lack of radio play he received “ It’s been tough but I am just hoping my fans will stick by me
Sir Elton John is back with a new cracking album but what he wants most is to kiss & make up with one time bud George Michael “I do miss him ... we all do & I would love it if we could talk
Geri Helliwell was in the West End last week to see a musical but requested a quiet area for interval drinks so she would not be “ bothered “ by fans “ staff howled as one bothered her at all
We all know that Simon Cowell loves Disney cartoons & the like – is that why he gives everyone tickets as presents to see the Lion King in London even the fall out X Factor contestants …
Cher Lloyd told my spies backstage at the X Factor “ It’s the oldies I feel sorry for I mean it’s a young show is this … they should apply to Britain’s Got Talent & leave this for us “
Dermot O Leary is stunned that he wins style awards even though he has a stylist on The X Factor “ I am a T shirt / jeans man most of the time so I have shave & the works on the show really
Ronan Keating is over the moon that his poor wife whom he cheated on has agreed to have matching tattoos to prove “how much they love each other “a mole revealed “she is tragic to watch
Deluded Abby Clancy who is expecting love cheat boyfriend Peter Crouch’s baby pooped up on This Morning last week but banned any questions about that subject & they agreed …..
Coronation Street actress Bev Callard may have decided to “ quit “ the show but could it really be a case of the new pay structure that all “ stars “ are now been offered which is far less than they are used to
Cheryl Cole unveiled her new wax work in London last week at Madame Tussards but balked at the idea of having a snap taken with Sharon & Louis’s wax which is gathering dust in a corner …
Bruce Willis was in town last week for a new movie a dire action hero thing called “ Red “ but he gets well touchy if you dare mention his age or his new line free face .. Wonder why
Amanda Holden’s ex Neil Morrissey is seeing his career flush down the pan fast – he has signed up yet again to appear in panto “I adore the whole genre of the show its great fun
Deluded Chloe Madley had her teeth whitened at the Harley Street Smile Clinic last week for free but goofed up the name of the clinic for a planned TV ad … leaving bosses nothing to smile about …
Prince Harry tells a mole that he is been bombard with tickets to go to X Factor live shows as he did last year but admits “ I did it as my girlfriend at the time loved the show …
Robbie Williams is stunned that his comeback single with Gary Barlow failed to hit the top spot but spurned himself on with the fact “my fans just buy albums now really
Professor Green was a guest on BBC Breakfast and cheekily asked alluring presenter Sian Lloyd for a signed picture as “my mum is a huge fan “when in fact it’s him …..
Piers Morgan is hoping that ITV can stump up more cash for better “Life stories “after his recent spate have lost out in the ratings to the BBC …. A mole reveals “after his money though there is nothing left “
Charlotte Church reveals that she popped on a shopping channel to flog her new album because “Well it has far more viewers than Daybreak so I know I can count on some sales there
Remember Hearsay flop Danny? well finally after been on the reserve list fort three series he will appear on next year’s “ Dancing On Ice “ he told me “ the big time beckons again thankfully
Katie Price is planning her comeback I can reveal after having talks with rather posh show “ Who do you think you are “ she told a mole “ Finally I can find out what makes me tick
Patsy Kensit may have famed for marriages & appearing in SCD but she hankers after a musical next “I do like the idea but truthfully I have never had that type of offer so who knows
The One show host Jason Manford may like to play the down to earth northerner but in fact he has earned well over a million this year but wants to keep it all quiet for fear of upsetting fans
Reality TV runner up Susan Boyle may have appeared on Dancing with the stars “in the US but hankers after the same show here with SCD but bosses only want her on a ITV show
Gok Wan looks like he is going out of fashion – he begged producers on “ Loose Women “ to become a panelist rather than just a guest … thing is as one producer told him “ it’s called Loose Women “ dumbo
Mariah Carey has defended her slimmed down new album sleeve even though she is curvier now in the flesh “ It’s how like a lot of women I would like to see myself “ she giggled
How nice that a discount book chain (under a £1) have placed Danni Minouge book next to arch rival Sharon Osbourne in their shelf space “It’s still not selling though “the assistant told me
Peter Mendelssohn may have a bit of time on his hands but why has he been to see the hit play “ Yes Prime Minister “ four times already in London …..?
It does not add up to Carol Voderman – the axed Countdown queen was bemoaning that she has yet to be asked back to “ Question Time “ after just one appearance last year which flopped
Jamie Rednapp may appear on screen as a Sky Sports pundit in a suit …. But is it the one he is paid thousands to advertise for Marks & Spencer do you think... my lips are sealed for now Jamie
Time up for reality TV joke Jedward who told a mole last week that “the big jobs are becoming less but it’s to be expected really when you think about it
Russell Brand is getting a diva I can reveal – while he focuses on his Hollywood career his lack of PR to promote his latest tomb is having effects... it’s simply not selling as well & now bosses are really worried
X Factor star Louis Walsh is less than impressed with his hair colour which is newly dyed has been received “I like it yet were getting a funny feedback about it on the web which is odd
Kate from X Factor admits that she is fame hungry “I call it ambition but others think I am pushy but what is wrong with having ambition to start with really …
The Only way is Essex may be a hit reality TV show but the “stars “want voice over queen! Denise Van Outen to appear & sing the end of series party song... will she say yes
One time soap queen Jennifer Ellison has blasted critics about her weight but to combat this she plans to release a weight loss DVD as “ It’s something I can help with I think “ Right
Jonathan Wilkes may be Robbie’s best pal but even he admits “that is what will be on my grave stone I am sure I can’t escape it & you know it’s nice but I want to be known for myself at times
Kiera Knightly is returning to the west end stage for another play but denies this because of lack of decent movie roles “I can afford to pick & choose & this part is delicious really so why not
Don’t expect to see Claudia & Tess hosting the Sunday results show for much longer – fans of SCD don’t like the mix & want to see Bruce back on the floor no matter how tired he may be
Did Cheryl Cole only appear on the little watched Piers Morgan show in a bid to finally get her name mentioned in the right light across the US for the X Factor gig ……. You go figure
Chris Moyles is humourless – he told a mole “I am sick of people offering to lend me money after my quip ... the joke is over & to me it was serious anyway not that funny “
Chris Evans is planning something drastic – the removal of his mega thinning locks – now reduced to cat whiskers he admits “ Shall I do a comb over or just shave it all off I can’t decide
Anne Widdecombe may have decreed to wear her own undergarments on SCD but I hear she is keen to be fitted out by a specialist for a new bra should she get near the final at all …
Gavin Henson is a tad ruffled about the lack of PR he has been getting despite been in two reality TV shows!”I am not getting that much to be honest I mean I like the idea of moving into acting but it’s not happening at this rate
Tango tanned Essex Girl Tracy Childs may play dumb in ITV 2’s “ Essex “ but she admits “ my dream job would be on that sofa with “ Live from Studio 5 “ I would be great hosting that
Even though she is keen why has ITV2 not yet signed up Nadine of Girls Aloud fame for her own reality TV show …. She has a new single & an engagement to plug don’t you know ….
Comic Jack Dee admits he would rather not talk about his time on Celebrity Big Brother even though he appears in another reality TV show this week “ Monte Carlo or bust “ be he admits “I got offered masses of money so why not
Katy Perry may be a pop star now but she had hopes for a west end career she told me “growing up I adored musicals & really thought that would be the direction of my career to be honest
News that Cheryl Cole pre recorded her X Factor song comes as no surprise to anyone on the show …. A source reveals “the real test is if she dares ever to go on a solo tour & sing really live ... that would be fun
Louis Walsh laughs off reports that he is a bully by Kerry Katona “poor dear I mean she has been through a lot can she even remember who I am after all she has been through really
Ellie Goulding may be a media darling but in reality her record label are worried that despite the hype & awards sales are less than thrilling & all hopes are on her tour to make some money back
Pixie Lott is trying her look in a film role next after her last few singles have failed to bother the charts in a dramatic way “ I do see a film career as another option I mean you can’t be a pop star forever can you ?
Pamela Anderson denies that she was offered a stint on this year’s SCD after appearing on Dancing with the stars “ I love the UK show but really I was well trained how would that be fair
Peter Andre has been caught out yet again having a fling when he moans all the time on his TV show he does not have time for romance … can we ever believe anything Pete has to say …….
Pop boy band the Wanted laughs off reports that they are rivals with JLS “unlike them we were not a product of a Talent TV show & we have proven you can get a number one without all that hype really
Lady Ga Ga was in London this week & seen downing drinks at a pub in Chiswick West London but she was far more at home in the GAY bar in Old Compton Street where she was “ adored “ as she told pals
Take That may have recruited Robbie Williams back to the fold but media darlings are all geared up to snare Mark Owen who has been branded a love cheat by fans .. Will this harm their career?
SCD contestant Kara Tointon is furious that a magazine reported she was suicidal when she fell out of acting work “ I mean I never said it it’s such a silly story & I was really annoyed with them to be honest
Nicola Roberts ex of Girls Aloud is recording some solo material but no one in the studio has the heart to dare mention the big factor … “ like who would buy it I mean really “
Emma Bunton clearly clinging onto the 90’s fame raft is furious that she is getting the blame for the flop Five show “ Don’t Stop Believing “ There were a lot of other factors involved not just me “
Paul McKenna claimed he could get stars to stop smoking via his sell out books & shows...Funny model Jerry Hall must have been holding endless cigs as a prop then when I saw her... Cured think not?
X Factor you will note have ditched the idea of revealing just how many phone votes each contestants have received this week – why ? simple they say it’s so they all get a fair crack at the whip but the reality is times are tough & now even the young fans are refusing to vote knowing their “ star “ will be ditched within a year
Penelope Cruz may be expecting her first child but now the ex smoker cannot bear anyone smoking around her too “ I am so anti smoking now it hurts she laughed
Which x Factor insider went mental at the Jermyn Street store of Charles Tyrwhitt Shirts after “ my shirts fell apart after just one wash “ … look out for it on the TV very soon ……
Graham Norton may be a chat show host but he likes the idea of moving into acting at some point too “ I started as an actor & enjoyed it but got a bit sidetracked with comedy for a while who knows though what the future holds
SCD darling Felicity Kendal landed her own gold album called “Shape Up & Dance “way back in the 80’s she told me “It was an LP remember those? Well it went gold but too be honest I did not make any money on the whole project
X Factor winner Joe McElderry may have failed to land the top spot in the charts but his dream of a Susan Boyle style TV special is off the radar too – an ITV source tells me “ It’s sad to say unless he picks up in the charts things are on hold for now
Cheryl Cole may be the reigning queen X Factor & now has her own waxwork in Madame Tussards but she admits “the likeness is uncanny really & I can’t stop staring at it ... I never thought I would be a wax ever ….
Survivors actor Max Beesley is now better known as the face & voice of job hunting site “ Jobsite “ he admits “ I know people ask me all the time if I know if any jobs which is funny the first few times
TV cook Gordon Ramsey may have fallen out with his father in law but does that mean he won’t now be appearing in the ITV game show “ All Star Family Fortunes “ as he was discussing on his last visit to London
Barbra Windsor tells me that she put off appearing on the dire Piers Morgan chat show for many years “ I used to blame Eastenders saying they won’t let me do it but of course once I had lefty who could I blame so I agreed to finally appear
Don’t expect to see the new documentary / soap “ seven days “ coming back to channel 4 ever – it costs a lot of money & has so far failed to bring in the ratings with bosses now all but writing it off
X Factor contestant Mary Byrne may be the favorite to become the new Susan Boyle but she admits she gets told off by Simon Cowell for smoking all the time “ It makes me laugh as he is smoking along with Cheryl as he is telling me off
Bad boy of soap & Eastenders john Altman could be on his way back to Albert Square I can reveal as Nick Cotton – the actor tells me “ Ideally its fine as Nick was not killed off which always surprises me really I mean what left is there for him to do “
Ex Eastenders actor Sean Maguire who played Aiden in the soap & then went onto to have a pop career in the 90’s is now gearing up to appearing in a new Bill Kenwright production of “ The Haunting “ he tells me “ I have been in the US for a while so now it’s a good time to reconnect with my core audience & remind them I am alive he laughed
Katy Perry appeared on the X Factor as the star guest last week but maybe they should have brought back the auto tune... a mole on set revealed “ if she was a contestant she would never have got through the first round ..
Ex soap star Michelle Collins wishes she had never mentioned in public that she had auditioned for the US TV show “ Desperate Housewife’s “ “ I of course I never landed the role but at least I had a go but yeah I will keep my mouth shut the next time around
Ex soap star Adam Rickett won’t be heading back to failing breakfast show “ Daybreak “ after his spell as a “ political advisor “ he lamented “ I enjoyed it but so far no I have not had the call back just yet which is a shame
Posted by Neil Sean at 7:48pm