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Lorraine Kelly, tax law and how celebrities build public personas

Lorraine Kelly, tax law and how celebrities build public personas

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"Lorraine Kelly is one of the most ruthless people you'll meet in the business," joked Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain last week."Don't be fooled by that halo. To warm herself up for her show, she literally murders kittens and puppies."Morgan's joke, which he made the day after Kelly's win at the TRIC Awards, was funny precisely because it was the opposite of the Lorraine millions of viewers know and love.In fact, her warm, likeable TV persona is the very reason so many of us were fascinated by a tax ruling involving Kelly on Wednesday.As part of a dispute with HMRC, Judge Jennifer Dean ruled that Kelly is playing a particular version of herself on air, which means she could be considered a "theatrical artist"."She may not l...
R Kelly: Singer's bail set at $1m after sex abuse charges

R Kelly: Singer's bail set at $1m after sex abuse charges

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Media playback is unsupported on your device A judge in the US has set R Kelly's bail at $ 1m (£766,500) after the singer was charged with sexually abusing four females, including three minors.The R&B star, whose real name is Robert Sylvester Kelly, has faced decades of sexual abuse claims.He has never been convicted and has previously denied other allegations.He turned himself in on Friday after an arrest warrant was issued. Even though bail was set at $ 1m, he will have to post $ 100,000 to secure his release.He has been ordered to surrender his passport and to have no contact with anyone under the age of 18.The 52-year-old's court appearance comes just weeks after a documentary series called Surviving R Kelly aired. It contained d...
R Kelly: Singer charged with sexual offences in Chicago

R Kelly: Singer charged with sexual offences in Chicago

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Singer R Kelly has been charged on Friday with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, some involving underage victims, US media report.The R&B star, whose real name is Robert Sylvester Kelly, has faced claims of sexual abuse against women and teenage girls for decades.He has never been convicted and has previously denied all the allegations.The 52-year-old is expected in court in Chicago, where he lives, on 8 March, which is International Women's Day.Prosecutors allege the abuse of four victims took place between 1998 and 2010 - three of the victims were aged 13 to 16 at the time of their reported assaults. On Thursday, two new women brought forward fresh allegations of sexual misconduct when they were teenagers in th...
Kelly Brook’s cleavage SPILLS from shirt split wide open

Kelly Brook’s cleavage SPILLS from shirt split wide open

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Kelly Brook took us all on a trip down memory lane with a jaw-dropping pic of herself taken years before she became a household name thanks to her flesh-flashing antics.And the 39-year-old was back up to her usual tricks again this weekend, this time with a rather more provocative display.Looking every inch the saucy minx, the This Morning regular channeled some serious Brigitte Bardot vibes as she flaunted her ample bust in nothing but a white oversized shirt.Despite the UK’s current wintery climate, it appears that Kelly’s unfathomable levels of hotness managed to keep her warm as she posed for the impromptu shot outside of her lavish Kent home. Related Articles Putting her toned legs on full display, Kelly just about managed to conceal her burgeoning assets in the racy garm...
Kelly Brook unleashes curves in lingerie display: 'The new Stifler's Mom'

Kelly Brook unleashes curves in lingerie display: 'The new Stifler's Mom'

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The Loose Women panellist and This Morning gardening expert is a brand ambassador for toiletries brand Baylis and Harding.But it's fair to say Kelly Brook, 38, somewhat overshadows the products she's advertising in the company's new Christmas advert.With the festive clip following the brunette bombshell as she gets ready to welcome guests, the once-aspiring actress creates a lather in the bathroom as she washes her hands.Rather than wearing a chunky knitted sweater around the house, Kelly — who is dating Italian model Jeremy Parisi, 33 — opted for a slinky pink robe, which exposed her plunging black bra. Related Articles Spritzing herself with perfume, Brook looked every inch the Brit beauty as she posed up a storm in front of the mirror.Having styl...