DEBBIE McGee insists she isn't looking for love and has had no time to pay attention to her legion of new male admirers since being on Strictly Come Dancing.The 57-year-old has stunned viewers of this year's series with her incredible flexibility, dropping into the split and doing high kicks left, right and centre - not to mention her fabulous legs.Her moves have given her the nickname on the show of "Flexi McGee" and certainly haven't slipped the attention of the male population.But speaking to The Sun Online ahead of tonight's grand final, Debbie insisted she hasn't had time to check out the flirty messages she has been getting on social media.She said: "I haven't had time to even notice, I've just been learning dances and there's no time for anything else in my life while Strictly's on so I have no idea."Whatever the outcome of tonight's final - which sees Debbie go up against Joe McFadden, Alexandra Burke and Gemma Atkinson - the star will no doubt be delighted by the lovely … [Read more...] about Debbie McGee insists she isn’t looking for love and has had no time to pay any attention to her legions of new male admirers
There’s nothing like the power of Christmas to rekindle an old flame.The chemistry is simmering nicely between Steve and Tracy as they attend a carol concert, especially when Tracy pulls out a hip flask to help them through the ordeal.It’s not long before the exes are drunk and as giddy as a pair of schoolgirls.Deciding to take the party back to the Rovers, a tipsy Tracy is tickled when she learns that Steve has signed up to a dating app and his ideal woman looks just like her.In an effort to prove that the Photofit looks nothing like Tracy, Steve tries to chat up a pretty lady but fails miserably.He doesn’t have long to contemplate the knockback, however, as a drunk Tracy hauls him back to No.1 for a night of passion! Need a Coronation Street fix? Get the latest Coronation Street exclusives, spoilers and gossip from The Sun Online. … [Read more...] about SPOILER ALERT – Coronation Street’s Steve beds Tracy!
If Christmas is a time for being with family and contemplation, then that’s exactly what Aaron could do with right now – but with some hot-doctor action under the mistletoe on the side.Liv knows this and manages to persuade her big bro to cosy up on a date with Alex in that well-known oasis of love, peace and calm (if only), The Woolpack.Naturally, when Robert swings by for a pint and sees the pair of them together, he doesn’t take it very well.But for once it’s not his raging ex that is Aaron’s main concern. After Alex suggests they go back to his place, Aaron suddenly gets very cagey, and when Alex moves in for a snog, the mixed-up mechanic can’t move away quick enough.For all the ups and downs with Robert, the one thing that can be said for them as a couple is that they both know all about each other’s complicated pasts.Furious with himself for messing up the date, after Alex has left Aaron takes off his T-shirt and looks at his tell-tale … [Read more...] about SPOILER ALERT – Will Emmerdale’s Alex move on from Robert with Alex?
WHAT can't you miss on TV tonight? Our guide to the must-see shows...It was over three months ago that 15 celebrities began strutting their stuff under the glitterball.And a lot has happened since: there was Craig’s wordless “not worthy” tribute to Debbie McGee, Ruth Langsford tumbling on top of Anton Du Beke and poor old Aston Merrygold’s surprise early exit.When Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman dish out the trophy this evening, it’ll be down to your votes alone, as judges Craig, Darcey, Shirley and Bruno (l-r) can give their scores but for guidance only, so choose well! After three dances each, who will triumph in 2017?Way before today’s social media stars had beef, the biggest rivalry in showbiz was between screen legends Bette Davis and Joan Crawford.Jessica Lange (left) and Susan Sarandon (right) are sublime in this joyfully camp series about their spat. A treat.There’s more laugh-out-loud comedy as Michael’s (left) … [Read more...] about What’s on TV tonight? Shows to watch on Saturday 16 December from Strictly Come Dancing to Feud: Bette and Joan
GEMMA Atkinson turned bright red as she refused to discuss her romance with Gorka Marquez ahead of the Strictly Come Dancing final.The former Emmerdale actress has been linked to the Spanish hunk throughout the current series. But as the finalists got together for final rehearsals and to discuss their last performances, the 33-year-old became coy when talk turned to her personal life.Asked if she would be a winner regardless of whether she ends up lifting the glitterball trophy because she's got the real prize in Gorka, Gemma turned bright red and refused to answer the question.Her fellow finalists - Joe McFadden, Debbie McGee and Alexandra Burke - who were all close by at the time, giggled awkwardly as the question was brushed off, while Gorka also remained silent.This is despite the fact the couple have been pictured together on a number of occasions away from the show, even though they are both dancing with other people.While Gemma has been paired with Aljaz Skorjanec all … [Read more...] about Gemma Atkinson turns bright red and refuses to discuss Gorka Marquez romance despite being caught exchanging flirty glances in final rehearsals
DEBBIE McGee's mystery illness - which is threatening her glitterball dreams - has finally been revealed.The 57-year-old admitted to "feeling like a zombie" earlier this week after falling ill ahead of the show's grand finale tonight.But The Sun Online can exclusively reveal Debbie is suffering from a severe cold, which has left her run down and unable to give her all in rehearsals.After Debbie appeared 'upset' on Thursday as she joined her fellow celebrities to talk about the final, a source revealed her streaming eyes and husky voice were just some of the side effects of her illness.They said: "Debbie has a really bad cold, she's had it all week."The star herself admitted her cold, which has also left her stuffed up and with a thick throat, has hindered her progress in final rehearsals.Asked about her show dance with partner Giovanni Pernice, Debbie said: "We started this week but I wasn't very well so some of the lifts we've only just done a couple of times."Debbie's admission comes … [Read more...] about Debbie McGee’s mystery illness threatening her glitterball dreams is revealed as she is spotted ‘looking upset’ one day before the final
When discussing the legacy of The League Of Gentlemen – the macabre comedy based in the fictional northern town of Royston Vasey – its star Steve Pemberton doesn’t mince his words.“We all owe everything to it,” he says, referring to his co-stars Reece Shearsmith and Mark Gatiss and co-writer Jeremy Dyson.“It’s the first thing we all did. But this isn’t us trying to relaunch it. These are three half-Last seen 12 years ago, it made cult favourites of bizarre characters like Tubbs and Edward who ran “a local shop for local people”, toad-loving puritans The Dentons, and Legz Akimbo, the amateur theatre company fearlessly tackling near-the-knuckle subjects for young audiences.“The first thing Reece and I wrote when we all sat down again was Legz Akimbo,” says Steve, 50, “and it was a joy."We filmed it in a school with a group of 60 kids who didn’t know the characters. We bounded out and Mark started doing a … [Read more...] about Steve Pemberton on why the The League of Gentlemen is back for three specials
After spending the festive season in sunny Morocco last year, Tracey, Sharon and Dorien are back home in chilly Essex for this year’s annual special – but this might be their last Christmas all together.“Tracey wants to downsize the house to give her boys some money, which means two people might be homeless,” teases Linda Robson, 59, who plays her. “Let’s just say that doesn’t go down too well…”It’s hard to believe it’s almost 30 years since the sitcom first aired, but Lesley reckons she knows the secret to its staying power.“They are real people that viewers can relate to,” she says.“I meet so many people who say: ‘Oh my God, everyone calls me Dorien!’ There is a chemistry between the characters, and also us as actresses, that you can’t invent. It comes across on screen how well we all get on.”Indeed, the trio see plenty of each other off screen and will be getting together for … [Read more...] about Linda Robson says Tracey plans to sell up Chigwell home in Birds of a Feather
This has only been her first year as Strictly Come Dancing’s new Head Judge, but that’s no guarantee Shirley Ballas will be back for more in 2018.“Just like the voting, nothing is for sure,” admits the 57-year-old dance pro. “Let’s get this season finished first.”Would she like to come back, though?"It’s just one beautiful sparkling journey.”That’s in spite of the social-media storms that big decisions tend to cause – most notably, when Shirley used her casting vote to send home fan favourite Aston Merrygold in week seven.“I wasn’t surprised at how much fuss that caused,” she says, “but what I was absolutely surprised about was that he was in the bottom two in the first place."That’s the viewers’ choice, not mine. My mum was disappointed when Aston was in the bottom two, but I said to her: ‘Did you vote?’ She said she hadn’t."If you don’t vote for them, they … [Read more...] about Shirley Ballas on taking over as Head Judge on Strictly Come Dancing
ALEXANDRA Burke has revealed how the joy of being on Strictly Come Dancing has saved her during the "toughest" moments in her life.The 29-year-old singer was left heartbroken just days before the series began when her beloved mother, Melissa Bell, died at the age of 53.Alexandra vowed to carry on, but as well as grieving, she has also had to deal with being trolled online for appearing "fake".But speaking to The Sun Online ahead of tonight's grand final, Alexandra explained how the joy of learning a new dance every week has been the therapy she needed during a tough time in her life.She said: "I can’t thank Strictly enough for giving me happiness in a very weird time in my life. Everyone has made that journey for me so special."I think for me, the feedback that I got online is more about, whatever you are going through in life, you can find a good outcome, there is always that light at the end of the tunnel.Alexandra says learning to dance has brought her so much joy, just when … [Read more...] about Alexandra Burke reveals how joy of Strictly has saved her during the ‘toughest’ moments in her life after death of her mother and being trolled