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Famous birthdays for Jan. 11: Amanda Peet, Naomi Judd

Famous birthdays for Jan. 11: Amanda Peet, Naomi Judd

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Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn. They include: -- Italian Mannerist painter Parmigianino in 1503 -- American statesman Alexander Hamilton in 1757 -- John MacDonald, first prime minister of Canada, in 1815 -- Department store founder Harry Gordon Selfridge Sr. in 1858 -- Feminist lawyer Alice Paul in 1885 File photo by Neftali/Shutterstock -- South African novelist Alan Paton in 1903 -- Automobile designer Carroll Shelby in 1923 -- Actor Rod Taylor in 1930 -- Former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien in 1934 (age 86) -- Musician Clarence Clemons in 1942 -- Singer Naomi Judd in 1946 (age 74) ...
Simon Cowell ‘respects’ Amanda Holden for speaking out amid Phillip Schofield feud

Simon Cowell ‘respects’ Amanda Holden for speaking out amid Phillip Schofield feud

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Simon Cowell has shown his support for fellow Britain's Got Talent judge Amanda Holden amid her feud with Phillip Schofield.Cowell, 59, reportedly rang Amanda, 48, to say her job was safe on the show, following reports it could be at risk after she hit out at Phillip, 57.Simon said: "I respect her for standing up for herself."He added to The Sun on Sunday: "Am I on her side? She’s back on the show."I can’t make it clearer than that."Sources also claimed  to the publication that Simon has given Amanda a pay rise as a further sign of support amid the row.This Morning craft queen Sophie Prescott accused Amanda of having a "me, me, me" attitude, and begged ITV to get rid of her.She has since done a U-turn on her original comments and apolgised, citing: "She didn't speak those words."Sophi
Amanda Holden apologises for swearing on BGT

Amanda Holden apologises for swearing on BGT

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Amanda Holden has apologised after shouting a strong swearword during a scary ghost act on the first Britain's Got Talent live semi-final.The judge was visibly shaken when she was put through a spooky routine by an act called The Haunting on Monday.She let slip the profanity near the end before clasping a hand over her mouth.After returning to the judges' desk, she said: "I just really want to apologise if I said anything. I said a really terrible word."The segment was shown just after 20:00 BST, before the watershed.Holden added: "I know there are kids watching, I know my kids are watching, so massive apologies. I can honestly say I feel terrified."Around 5.5 million people were watching at the moment of her exclamation, accordi...
Amanda Holden's husband HATES her saucy TV confessions

Amanda Holden's husband HATES her saucy TV confessions

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GETTY / PACHEEKY: Amanda Holden embarrasses husband Chris Hughes with her sex confessionsThe Britain’s Got Talent judge, 47, is famed for her chatty persona and is often loose-lipped on TV and online.Now she has told how Chris Hughes puts her “on the naughty step” when she goes too far.Amanda said: “Much to my husband’s dismay I confess something to a newspaper or something or other every week by accident or on Twitter.“I have no more secrets because of social media and life in general. I wear my heart on my sleeve.GETTYSTALWART: Amanda has been on Britain's Got Talent since 2007 “Much to my husband’s dismay I confess something to a newspaper or something or other every week by accident or on Twitter” Amanda Holden“Obviously there are personal things which I would not b
Hollyoaks babe Amanda Clapham flashes assets for sizzling selfie

Hollyoaks babe Amanda Clapham flashes assets for sizzling selfie

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JJSTUNNER: Amanda flashed her cleavage in her latest Instagram revealThe Hollyoaks cast member, who plays Holly Cunningham on the soap, looking stunning as she posed for her latest Instagram photo.The Manchester-born starlet flashed her cleavage to in a low-cute top as she posed for the sex shot.HOLLYOAKS SPOILERS: NICO BACK FROM THE DEAD FOR SIENNA STALKER TWIST?She teamed this with a chic bomber jacket, along with immaculate makeup.The 27-year-old was also rocking her blonde tresses in tumbling curls.hhBOMBSHELL: The Hollyoaks actress has wowed with her social media pictures before “You're the reason I watch Hollyoaks” Instagram userHolly rocked the outfit with for a night out on the top with pals.She captioned the post: "Last night #Liverpool #friends #dancing #mored