Day: February 16, 2009

UK NEWS: DAD AT 13 WILL GET DNA TEST ON BABY

Pure slackness! The teenage boy who became a father at 13 will get the DNA test he has demanded, it has been confirmed. Publicist Max Clifford has taken over dealing with Alfie Patten’s media relations since baby Maisie was born to girlfriend Chantelle Steadman, 15. Clifford told Sky News Online: “There will be a DNA test, I think so.” The family has dominated headlines since the news first emerged at the end of last week. But over the weekend, more young teenage []

UK NEWS: HARRODS OWNER MOHAMED AL FAYED GIVES TERMINALLY ILL JADE GOODY A WEDDING DRESS / ELTON JOHN OFFERS THE USE OF HIS HOME AS A WEDDING VENUE

Terminally ill reality TV star Jade Goody is planning to marry her current boyfriend Jack Tweed, who proposed to her in hospital on Friday. Goody’s publicist Max Clifford has also revealed that Harrods owner Mohamed Al Fayed had given Goody a dress as “a wedding present” and that singer Elton John had offered the use of one of his homes as a venue. Goody was diagnosed with having cervical cancer in October 2008. …………………………………………………………………………….. Presumably Mohamed and Elton will both continue to show this []

BET UK: ONE YEAR LATER…

BET UK (Black Entertainment Television) officially launched here on February 27th 2008. But as the network approaches the first anniversary of it’s UK launch, do you think it has succeeded in making a positive impact here in the UK? Has BET successfully managed to gear its content towards a British audience? Has the programming so far been positive and informative? Has it helped to promote homegrown talant effectively? Is BET UK everything that you hoped it would be? If so then why? Has BET []