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BBC Breakfast star shares hidden family link to famous Wimbledon sporting icon
Naga Munchetty has revealed the surprising BBC Breakfast link to a famous Wimbledon tennis player as England prepares to play against Australia.During Saturday’s instalment of the popular BBC One morning show, the 47-year-old broadcaster ad her co-star Charlie Stayt caught up with sports correspondent Mike Bushall live from the centre court.As they discussed the upcoming games set to take place at the infamous London tennis courts, the brunette beauty revealed how this wasn’t the first time someone from the BBC team had been to the games.READ MORE:She went on to tease how someone on the show was even related to one of the impressive sportswomen who took home the Wimbledon trophy centuries ago.Before the pair moved on to the weather, Naga shared the surprising family link with viewers tuning in at home.She said: “Listen, when you make your way over to centre court you may pass something rather fabulous, a bust of a woman called Dorothy Round.“Now, Dorothy Round was a British tennis player in the 1930s who won Wimbledon twice.”It was at this point that Mike interrupted with: “I think the statue of Dorothy is next to Virginia Wade statue, there’s a few of the busts in a line – we're going to go and search that right now.”The TV presenter urged: “Do search it out and you may see it may look a little bit familiar to you because Dorothy Round, her progeny in the family in some way is related to one of the people on the team this morning.”As the studio went quiet, weatherman Matt Taylor silently raised a hand as Naga went on to ask about how he was related to the famous tennis player.She went on: “There we go we’ve got a hand up by Matt Taylor, Matt tell us all about it – she sounds like an amazing woman but I don’t think any
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Prince Andrew all smiles after bombshell BBC Newsnight interview, claims producer
Prince Andrew is believed to have been all smiles after his disastrous BBC Newsnight interview filmed in November 2019.Sam McAlister, a former BBC producer who secured the now-infamous interview claims that Andrew's closest aide who sat in on the interview also believed it was a success.The Duke of York sat down with Maitilis on November 14, 2019, to discuss his friendship with convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein after speculation about their friendship continued to grow.READ MORE: Prince Andrew 'cleared his name for the Queen', says his ex-girlfriend Andrew had been accused of having sex with Virginia Giuffre when she was 17 – a claim which he has continued to vehemently deny.Writing in her book, Scoops: Behind The Scenes Of The BBC's Most Shocking Interviews by Sam McAlister, the former criminal barrister turned television producer shared an insight into the famous interview.During the hour-long interview, Andrew denied ever meeting Virginia and having sex with her and claimed sex is "sort of a positive action" which would be difficult to forget.Emily grilled the Queen's favourite son on his friendship with sex trafficker Epstein but the dad-of-two struggled to respond instead, he said: "As far as Mr Epstein is concerned, it was the wrong decision to go and see him in 2010."As far as my association with him was concerned, it had some seriously beneficial outcomes in areas that have nothing to do with what we're talking about today."When prompted about anything else he wanted to clear up, Andrew explained Emily had "dragged out most of what is required".But shockingly, Sam claims that the Duke and his officials at the palace believed the interview was a major success as they beamed from ear to ear.She wrote: "I
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‘Beatle’ terrorist told daughter of ISIS victim her dad begged 'make it quick'
Islamic State has been told in person by one of his killers that her dad pleaded "please make it quick".David Haines made the desperate appeal as he waited to be put to death by Jihadi John - one of four IS militants, nicknamed the "Beatles" because of their British accents, who had abducted him.His body was never found but Mr Haines' daughter Bethany who, ever since her father's murder in 2014 has always wanted more information about his death, has now also learned that he was captured "by chance" after she courageously met with another "Beatle" Alexanda Kotey in Virginia for a two-hour chat. READ MORE: Woman kicked out of KFC for telling customers to 'stop eating chicken' Sharing details to ITV News of her conversation with Kotey, who is originally from London, Bethany said: “He was talking about Jihadi John’s execution of my father and it was surreal.She added: “He told me that my father knew what was coming and had said – he closed his eyes, which we saw the picture of – ‘can you make it quick?’”Kotey, 38, went on to reveal that Mr Haines' death was delayed to give his killers time to film their propaganda video from different angles.He is now serving eight life sentences after pleading guilty to a leadership role in the scheme to torture, hold for ransom and behead four American hostages.The "Beatles" were also responsible for the killings of a number of Western captives, believed to include Mr Haines.On being given details about her dad's abduction, Bethany added: “I came in with loads of questions, maps, and I ended up hardly using any of it because the conversation flowed so easily.
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Prince Andrew's ex-girlfriend claims he 'cleared his name for the Queen'
Prince Andrew's ex-girlfriend Lady Victoria Hervey has claimed she was in constant contact with his legal team during his civil sex case.The Queen's son, 62, had been accused of having sex with Virginia Giuffre who claimed she was a minor at the time and was sex trafficked for the Duke by paedophile Jeffrey Epstein.Andrew strongly denied all charges and claimed he had no recollection of meeting Virginia and made an out-of-court settlement with the now philanthropist.READ NEXT: Royal family more 'worried about Meghan's next move' than AndrewOn June 28, disgraced British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was slapped with a sentence of 20 years for the crimes that she committed for Epstein.Hervey has now claimed that throughout the legal proceedings, she was assisting Prince Andrew's legal team and claims she knew the bloke behind the now-infamous picture of Andrew and Giuffre, taken in London.Speaking on GB News, the socialite said: "I started finding all this stuff that was going on because I was in constant contact with his lawyer when I started investigating, they reached out to me."But unfortunately, the witness that came forward about the photo, that was after once he had signed for Virginia."Victoria claims that Andrew had wanted to clear his name for himself and the Queen, 96.She explained: "He always wanted to prove his innocence but in the end, he did it for his mother."However, the star later claimed that she would be shocked if Maxwell survived the duration of her sentence."I don't think she'll be alive more than a year, I'll be really surprised," she explained.However, while staying at Jeffrey's home, Victoria claims she felt as though she was being watched on cameras.She told Breakfast on GB News: "I was a little
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Pusha T announces UK and Ireland dates for his ‘It’s Almost Dry’ tour
Pusha T has added a number of UK and Ireland tour dates to his ongoing ‘It’s Almost Dry’ tour.The Virginia rapper is touring this year in support of his fourth studio album, which arrived back in April as the follow-up to 2018’s ‘Daytona’.After confirming a second set of US tour dates last week, Pusha has now announced four UK and Ireland gigs for December.Kicking off in Manchester on December 14, Pusha will then visit Birmingham (December 15) and Bristol (December 18) before the leg wraps up in Dublin on December 21.You can see the details of the dates below and find tickets here when they go on sale on Friday (July 1) at 10am.December14 – O2 Ritz, Manchester15 – O2 Institute, Birmingham18 – O2 Academy, Bristol21 – Academy, DublinPusha T will also perform at All Points East in London on August 19 on a line-up that includes Gorillaz, IDLES and Turnstile.Earlier this month, Pusha T and his brother No Malice reunited to perform live as Clipse for the first time in over a decade.The pair, who last performed live together in 2010, played a set as part of Pharrell‘s Something In The Water festival, appearing during a headline billing dubbed ‘Pharrell and Phriends’.Elsewhere, NFL star Tom Brady recently declared that Pusha T‘s recent LP ‘It’s Almost Dry’ is the “album of the year”.
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Amber Heard pictured bargain hunting in TJ Maxx amid order to pay Johnny Depp $8 million
Amber Heard, 36, very publicly lost the Virginia court case against her ex-husband Johnny Depp, 59, and was ordered to pay the latter $8.3 million in damages.The former Aquaman actress has admitted she cannot afford to pay and has now been pictured bargain hunting in the chain store TJ Maxx.Amber was spotted in TJ Maxx in New York along with her sister Whitney Henriquez as they enjoyed some shopping in the Bridgehampton branch.According to a US outlet, the sisters were perusing racks for clothes and discussing white linen pants.Amber was dressed very casually with her hair in a bun, paired with a white shirt and baggy jeans.Her sister, Whitney, testified in the court proceedings and made sure to stand by her sister's side throughout, even reiterating her support in a heartfelt message after the verdict.Amber's bargain shopping trip comes after she was ordered to pay her ex-husband millions in damages in June.The former Aquaman actress has publicly admitted she cannot afford to pay her ex-husband.However, it is unknown whether the Pirates of the Caribbean star will ask Amber to pay the whole sum of money.His lawyers have hinted the money is not an issue for Depp, instead, his motivation behind the lawsuit was to clear his name and restore his Hollywood reputation.Since losing the trial, Amber has spoken out about the "wrongdoing" she claims to have been put through.Amber spoke to Savannah Guthrie on the Today show, to further tell her side of the story to the world.The TV presenter questioned the Aquaman star over her ex-husband's insistence that he was never physically abusive.In the interview, Heard claimed there was domestic abuse during the couple's relationship.Depp has vehemently denied the allegations of domestic
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