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Eurovision host Scott Mills admits he was petrified of winners Bucks Fizz 'Really weird'
Eurovision host and radio presenter described the single the band released after their Eurovision win, The Land Of Make Believe, as quite bizarre and distressing for him to hear when he was younger.Scott said the song contains a ”really weird” nursery rhyme, which would terrify him so much, as a child, that he would run upstairs.He explained: “It’s supposed to sound magical and it’s got lyrics about Superman, but at the end, there’s a really weird nursery rhyme by a child.”The 48-year-old added: “My mum says I used to run upstairs.”“This used to be on the radio all the time,” Scott told NME in April, speaking about the Bucks Fizz track he remembers from his childhood.Buck’s Fizz famously won the Eurovision song contest back in 1981 with their song Making Your Mind Up.The pop group included members, Jay Aston, Cheryl Baker, Mike Nolan, Bobby G.The former Strictly Come Dancing contestant is hosting this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, which is being held in Turin, Italy.Rylan will be joining him as co-host of the contest’s semi-finals, while Graham Norton will continue to host the final for the UK coverage for the 66th edition of the show.In 2021, Rylan was forced to cancel his appearance due to illness and was replaced by Sara Cox.Pop singer Mika has also been announced as one of the hosts this year and he spoke to Ronan Keating and Alex Scott on The One Show about his role on Friday. Scott admitted in the interview that there is one song he “no longer listens to”.The song he mentioned was (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes, saying he “just can’t bear it”.Scott, who has been a radio presenter since he was 16 years of age, explained the reasoning behind his choice: “I worked at a lot of
Christine McGuiness breaks down on ITV's The Games opening up about autism diagnosis
Christine McGuinness sobbed during ITV's latest competition show The Games as she spoke about her autism.The former glamour model, 33, revealed last year that she has a developmental condition and has since been diagnosed with ADHD.Christine was told that she was "high up the spectrum", having scored highly on a questionnaire measuring Autism Spectrum Disorder.Speaking in a heartbreaking clip from the first episode of the new show, Christine was left emotional and talked about her concerns during a training session.The Real Housewives star explains how she feared she might not be able to compete on the show due to a fear of large crowds triggered by her autism.Mum-of-three Christine explained to co-presenter Alex Scott: "I was diagnosed last year so I will stay where I'm comfortable because of that."I'm more scared of the stadium that I am of the sport. I wanna give it my best shot but I'm worried that I could simply freeze and say I'm not doing it."I'm really hoping that doesn't happen cos I've got just this one shot to get it right." Competing in The Games alongside Christine are former Love Islanders Chloe Burrows, Olivia Attwood and Wes Nelson, Strictly's Kevin, Real Housewives of Cheshire star Christine, The Wanted's Max George, newsreader Lucrezia and Emmerdale actor Rebecca.
Dan Walker reveals what he’ll miss most as he quits BBC Breakfast after six years
Dan Walker has revealed what he'll miss the most when he leaves BBC Breakfast later this year.The 45-year-old presenter announced he's quit the morning programme earlier this month after working on the show for six years.He's replacing Sian Williams as the news anchor on Channel 5.Dan took part in a question and answer session with his Instagram followers on Thursday (April 22) and shared his responses on his Instagram story.One fan asked: "What will you miss most about BBC Breakfast when you leave?"He replied: That's an easy one... the people (both on and off screen)"Alongside his answer, Dan shared a throwback snap of him posing on the red carpet alongside some of his BBC Breakfast co-stars including Naga Munchetty, Sally Nugent and Carol Kirkwood.Dan shared the sofa with Louise Minchin until her departure in September 2021.I'm A Celebrity star Louise was replaced by Sally Nugent earlier this year.TV favourite Dan also previously presented the BBC's Saturday morning sports show Football Focus but handed the baton to Alex Scott last year.In a video shared on his personal Twitter page on April 4, father of three Dan said it was a "massive decision" to leave the BBC but said: "I don't think opportunities like this come around very often."The former Strictly Come Dancing contestant added: "I'm really excited but this has also been a massive decision for me because I love BBC Breakfast, I love working alongside Sally and I love the team there."But Channel 5 came with big ambitions, with big plans and I don't think opportunities like this come around very often and I can't wait."And what an honour to step into the shoes of Sian Williams.
Will Mellor admits putting 'wrong cat down' as he shares tragic mix-up on The One Show
Coronation Street star Will Mellor had The One Show fans in stitches after he recalled the horrific moment he accidentally put down a stranger’s cat.During Friday’s (April 1) instalment of the popular BBC One teatime talk show, Alex Jones and Alex Scott welcomed the Two Pints of Larger star onto the show alongside actors Suranne Jones, Ralf Little and Hollywood heartthrob Chris Pine.With a sofa full of animal lovers, Alex enquired on the star’s pets eagerly waiting to greet them at home, but viewers were shocked to hear about the 45-year-old's experience as a pet owner.The TV hunk confessed how he had a love/hate relationship with his Bengal cat after it ran away from home at a young age and didn’t come home for nine months.And the actor was devastated to learn that the cat has come home with throat cancer which forced the doting pet owner to put him down.Little did he know that he had accidentally put a stranger's cat down after his real cat came waltzing through the house just two weeks later.He told viewers: "That [picture] was when I was enjoying my cats when they were little and then that cat ran away. "He was a Bengal, and he didn't come back for nine months and then when he came back, he sadly had cancer of the throat."I was talking to the doctors and they said he had to be put down, so I was crying with my daughter when we put the cat down and had his ashes and then my cat walked through the door two weeks later."So I had put someone else's cat down," he explained as both presenters hung their head's in shame as they processed the horrific story on air.
Alex Scott reveals why she is the worst dinner date
Alex Scott has been quite the jet setter this month but on Wednesday she revealed to friends and fans why she is the worst person to go on a dinner date with.READ: Alex Scott stuns poolside in stripy bikini as she enjoys sun-soaked holiday in TenerifeTaking to her Instagram Stories, the former football star showed she is still just as passionate as ever about catching the game even when she's not in the country.WATCH: Alex Scott's most fabulous fashion looksIn the snap, Alex can be seen sitting at the dinner table with her mum, who she has whisked away on a sun-soaked holiday to Tenerife, watching the football on her phone.RELATED:  Alex Scott's fans react to her stunning BAFTA gownMORE: Alex Scott shimmers in incredible cut-out gown on BAFTAs red carpetShe wrote on the snap: "Not much company for mum at dinner tonight… watching the game init. 45 mins to go COYG"In an earlier snap, Alex wrote a message to the Arsenal girls playing, writing: "Who's off to the game tonight? Gutted not there to cheer the girls on." Alex watching thr Aresnal game at the dinner table In spite of her absence, the star was representing her team colours with a bright red phone case which can be seen propped up against glasses of water, so she doesn't miss a minute of the Arsenal game.Despite her table manners, Alex was as glam as always wearing black with gold statement earrings.
Soccer Aid 2022: Liam Payne captains England as Martin Compston, Lucien Laviscount and more sign up
Liam Payne will captain England during this year’s Soccer Aid football match as Robbie Williams performs Angels for 60,000 fans at half-time.The former One Direction singer will lead out the Three Lions as the world’s biggest celebrity football match returns in June to raise money for the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef).The match between England and the Soccer Aid World XI will feature a variety of recognisable faces including debuts from Alex Brooker, Lucien Laviscount and Arsène Wenger.Liam, 28, said: ‘It doesn’t get much better than captaining England in Soccer Aid while fundraising for Unicef.‘I can’t believe I get to run out onto the pitch with some of my heroes all while raising money for such a great cause. To be given the captain’s armband is a real honour and I’m determined to lead us to victory!’Soccer Aid 2022 will see the return of Usain Bolt as captain of Soccer Aid World XI FC, with the Jamaican back in London 10 years on from his gold medal wins at London 2012.Martin Compston, Mo Gilligan, Harry Redknapp, Gary Neville, Fara Williams, Chunkz and Dermot O’Leary will also make their return to the pitch.Maya Jama and Alex Scott will once again present the charity match, which will take place at the London Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford.During half-time Soccer Aid co-creator Williams, 48, will perform his 1997 hit ballad Angels.He added: ‘I already know that it is going to be one of the most special nights of my career – and I want as many of you as possible to be part of it.
'Heart-rending' Alex Scott reacts to co-star Gary Lineker's rare tearful on-air moment
Gary Lineker, 61, didn't shy away from showing his emotions on-air as he wiped away tears during his powerful conversation with Ukrainian Manchester City star Oleksandr Zinchenko. Alex Scott, 37, has taken to Twitter to comment on the "emotional" interview that will air on Football Focus today.Gary posted a tweet yesterday addressing the pair's poignant chat amid Russia's war with Zinchenko's home country, in view of his 8.3 million followers.He wrote: "Just spoke to Oleksandr Zinchenko for @BBCNews @BBCSport."The most emotional and heart-rending interview I've ever done."Alex responded to Gary as she reposted his tweet, along with the message: "Just watched the full interview which we will play on #footballfocus from 12pm BBC1."As Gary said, emotional and heart-rending, please tune in and watch if you can."Many social media users took to the comments to talk about the heart-wrenching interview.DavyRob07 said: "Saw the interview with Shevchenko when he said 'I can't even think about football right now'."Stevedurbidge_O added: "Moving."Vladimir Putin's decision to invade the country has left Ukraine utterly devastated over the past week.A number of Ukrainian Premier League footballers have been left visibly distraught before recent games.Oleksandr spoke out on the disgraceful scenes in his homeland to Gary, as he urged Russia to stop their invasion.He said to Gary: "I'm just crying.