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‘I have the utmost respect for him’ – WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder apologises for ‘injuring’ mascot on TV show

‘I have the utmost respect for him’ – WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder apologises for ‘injuring’ mascot on TV show

Sports
SORRY The 'Bronze Bomber' appeared on Nacion ESPN ahead of his fight with Tyson Fury on December 1 Deontay Wilder has issued an apology if he injured a mascot on TV. It was reported the WBC heavyweight champion had broken the mascot’s jaw when he appeared on Spanish language sports show Nacion ESPN ahead of his upcoming fight with Tyson Fury. Wilder arguably has the hardest punch in the heavyweight division today The American floored the mascot after being told to throw a punch by the presenters. Wilder took to Instagram to dismiss reports that he did not know there was somebody inside the costume. “Anything headlining I didn’t know a human being was in there is just straight click-baiting,” said Wilder. “I ...
This Morning: ITV show receives special Bafta on its 30th birthday

This Morning: ITV show receives special Bafta on its 30th birthday

Entertainment
At a special Bafta event to celebrate 30 years of This Morning, figures from the show's past and present are rubbing shoulders."Oh hello! You're on Strictly, I've not met you!" cries Judy Finnigan as she spots Dr Ranj Singh in the audience.Judy and husband Richard Madeley briefly interrupt proceedings at the panel event they're speaking at to congratulate This Morning's current doctor for his recent salsa on the BBC One show.But before long, host Alan Carr gets the pair back on track. They are, after all, here to talk about the special award Bafta is giving the programme as it celebrates its 30th year on the air."We've never even been in this building before," says current host Phillip Schofield, who has fronted the show since 20...
Vinnie Jones and Gazza Re:United for special talkSPORT show 30 years after that iconic photo – listen to part one

Vinnie Jones and Gazza Re:United for special talkSPORT show 30 years after that iconic photo – listen to part one

Sports
PODCAST The second part of the programme will be played out on Sunday, September 30 at 8pm It has been more than 30 years since Vinnie Jones grabbed Paul Gascoigne’s crown jewels, in the process creating one of the most iconic images in football history. Vinnie and Gazza met again for talkSPORT’s Re:United series, which brings together former and current sporting rivals to discuss their glittering careers and the aftermath. Gazza and Vinnie were reunited in the talkSPORT studios The first of two hour-long episodes aired on Sunday and saw the pair cover their early lives, Wimbledon’s reputation as a hated outfit, and look back upon the infamous ‘grab’ that led to headlines across the w...
Elon Musk smokes marijuana live on web show

Elon Musk smokes marijuana live on web show

Technology
Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has smoked marijuana live on the web during a podcast with comedian Joe Rogan.Mr Rogan offered his guest the drug, which is legal in California, as the pair discussed tech innovation and the public's perception of Mr Musk."I mean, it's legal, right?" asked the Tesla founder, before taking a drag on the joint.Tesla shares fell more than nine per cent following Mr Musk's appearance on the show.BBC business correspondent Kim Gittleson says the podcast appearance coupled with the departure of a key executive who blamed increasing public scrutiny of the company for his decision to leave has shaken investor confidence in Tesla.Last month, Mr Musk said he was not "on weed" when he tweeted about plans to make ...
Last Night of the Proms: Saxophonist Jess Gillam steals the show

Last Night of the Proms: Saxophonist Jess Gillam steals the show

Entertainment
Media playback is unsupported on your device She may only be 20 years old, but saxophonist Jess Gillam was the indisputable highlight of the Last Night of the Proms.Covered in glitter, the musician gave a sprightly, airborne performance of Milhaud's Scaramouche that brought the Royal Albert Hall to its feet.It came just two years after she made the final of BBC Young Musician, and 12 months after her Proms debut.Her solo was widely praised by viewers and Prommers alike. Skip Twitter post by @LeonAndJune Last Night of the Proms!Watching the young extremely talented saxophonist Jess Gillam.She obviously enjoys playing so much.A joy to watch!!— LeonAndJune (@LeonAndJune) September 8, 2...