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John Leslie tells court he ‘never crossed the line’

John Leslie tells court he ‘never crossed the line’

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John Leslie has told a court he knows the line between behaving gregariously and criminal behaviour and has "never crossed it".The 55-year-old presenter from Edinburgh denies grabbing a woman's breasts at a Christmas party in London's West End on 5 December in 2008. On day four of his trial at Southwark Crown Court, Leslie - whose full name is John Leslie Stott - described himself as a "wounded animal" and "still scarred" following indecent assault charges which were made against him in 2003, but later dropped.He has said he became depressed and suicidal when he "lost everything" after being wrongly named live on television in relation to a rape claim. Image: The presenter denies all charges. Pic: George Cracknell Wright/LNP/Shutterstock ...
Famous birthdays for Feb. 9: Peggy Whitson, Rose Leslie

Famous birthdays for Feb. 9: Peggy Whitson, Rose Leslie

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Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Aquarius. They include: -- William Henry Harrison, ninth president of the United States, in 1773 -- Former Secretary of State Dean Rusk in 1909 -- Actor Carmen Miranda in 1909 -- Country singer Ernest Tubb in 1914 -- Baseball entrepreneur Bill Veeck in 1914 -- Actor Kathryn Grayson in 1922 -- Irish playwright Brendan Behan in 1923 -- Television journalist Roger Mudd in 1928 (age 92) -- South African author J. M. Coetzee, Nobel laureate, in 1940 (age 80) -- Singer/songwriter Carole King in 1942 (age 78) File Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI -- Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz in 1943 (age 77) -- Actor Joe Pesci in 1943 (a...
Famous birthdays for Sept. 7: Gloria Gaynor, Leslie Jones

Famous birthdays for Sept. 7: Gloria Gaynor, Leslie Jones

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Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. They include: -- England's Queen Elizabeth I in 1533 -- American painter Anna "Grandma" Moses in 1860 -- Financier J. Pierpont Morgan Jr. in 1867 -- Football Hall of Fame member Paul Brown in 1908 -- Film director Elia Kazan in 1909 -- U.S. golfer and co-founder of LPGA Louise Suggs in 1923 -- U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, in 1924 File Photo by Ricardo Watson/UPI -- Fashion designer Laura Ashley in 1925 -- Paranormal investigator Ed Warren in 1926 -- Jazz saxophonist Walter Theodore "Sonny" Rollins in 1930 (age 89) -- Philanthropist John Paul Getty Jr. in 1932 -- Rock 'n' roll pioneer Buddy Holly in 1936 -- Acto...
Leslie Jones says Bruno Mars will help her open the 2017 BET Awards

Leslie Jones says Bruno Mars will help her open the 2017 BET Awards

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June 24 (UPI) --Saturday Night Live star Leslie Jones announced via Twitter that pop music icon Bruno Mars will help her kick off the festivities at Sunday's BET Awards."I told y'all we would start our wonderful life together, that's why @BrunoMars and I are opening up the 2017 #BETAwards," Jones tweeted Friday.The comedian is hosting the event where Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Big Sean, DJ Khaled, New Edition Future, Migos, Trey Songz and Tamar Braxton are also slated to perform.Handing out prizes at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles will be Yara Shahidi, Cardi B, Issa Rae, Jamie Foxx, La La Anthony, Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Trevor Noah, Robin Thede, Cari Champion and Demetrius Shipp Jr.Beyoncé goes into the competition with a leading seven nominatio...