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'I'm a YouTube momager – I work for my celebrity kids but never wanted fame'

Wendy Barker, 47, from Brighton, is the mum of social media star Saffron Barker, as well as two sons Casey, 27, and Jed, 20. She supports all three in the careers they've built from posting about their lives online. "I’ve never had any desire to be famous, but somehow I’ve had a camera in my face almost every single week over the last decade.

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Love Island’s Luca 'calculated' ITV show success as sister revealed as marketing CEO
Love Island fans are sure that Luca Bish is only on the show for social media success after ‘exposing’ his sister’s job as CEO of an influencer company.Fishmonger Luca has always touted himself as a working class lad - despite his associations with celebrities like Patsy Palmer and Saffron Barker.Since striking it lucky with Michael Owen’s daughter Gemma in the villa, fans have been suspicious of his motives from the get-go - but one eagle-eyed viewer reckons they’ve solved the mystery when it comes to his family.READ NEXT: Love Island 2022 Casa Amor bombshells' sexiest snaps as they cause stir in villaLast night (July 4), Luca was left red-faced when his fellow contestant Dami Hope told him: “I know you wanna win this Love Island show, but relax man.”The remark sparked a flurry of reaction online, and one Reddit user took it upon themselves to do some further digging.What they found was that Luca’s older sister Claudia Rosa Bish is actually the director of influencer company Influencer Overnight Limited.The Brighton resident owns the company along with Adam Minto and Thomas Allsworth, and before taking over the company she owned The Blogger Agent - a management company which also handled influencers.Aged just 23 at the time, Claudia’s company was allegedly turning over “7 figures per year”, according to Fuzzable.Taking to Reddit to share their findings, one user wrote: “And just like that, you've all fallen for Luca, the rich ‘fishmonger’ with the social media marketing CEO sister.”They went on to allege that Luca has never worked as a fishmonger, arguing: “Make no mistake about it, this guy is extremely calculated and likely studied every previous season to know what formula will get him the furthest.
AJ Pritchard's girlfriend Abbie 'targeted' by fans wanting him to date Strictly partner
AJ Pritchard on stage together as the leading characters in Dirty Dancing, has confessed that she struggled after his fans rejected his romance with her.The trolling that ensued led the saddened star to believe that "no-one was rooting for me and him"."People definitely targeted my relationship," she clarified."When he was in Strictly, it was non-stop really.They didn't want us to be together, they wanted him and his other [dance] partner to be together and that was really hard."AJ, who worked on the show between 2016 and 2019, has been professionally partnered with Olympic artistic gymnast Claudia Fragapane, musical star Mollie King of The Saturdays, Paralympic athlete Lauren Steadman and YouTuber Saffron Barker.Seeing her boyfriend continuously paired with a line-up of glamorous stars could be difficult for any girlfriend - let alone one who was also dealing with constant criticism due to their relationship playing out in the public eye."It was the first year that me and AJ had got together," Abbie elaborated, "and I didn't know anything to do with the press or anything like that."Having to deal with that by myself was really tricky because he was just non-stop working," she continued."Everyone was rooting for him and his partner to be together and no-one was rooting for me and him.
James Argent, Marnie Simpson and Tom Malone JR sign up for E4's The Real Dirty Dancing
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